Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Rural Post - 4400 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #156 / 1081
  • Number of attempts: 5
Yo To Hello - 1120 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #299 / 519
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33420 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3092 / 7375
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6245 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1226 / 1525
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 18635 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2569 / 3847
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4759 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #771 / 1882
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10806 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #723 / 3049
  • Number of attempts: 7
Box it - 7830 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #801 / 1867
  • Number of attempts: 12
Just the middle - 11367 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3158 / 4166
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15935 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1387 / 4163
  • Number of attempts: 3

Contributed Challenges

Count to 100 in word form - 107 entries

Write all the numbers from 1 to 100, using their word forms rather than the digit form. Most of the parts you will need are included in the input file. Use hyphens when appropriate.

Generate a very basic Python constructor - 309 entries

I actually needed to do this myself, so I look forward to learning how.

Caleb Biddulph
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contributed 2 challenges