Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Paste a column after a column - 2324 entries

This task is very common while using multi-cursor. What is the elegant vim way ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #64 / 502
  • Number of attempts: 6
Tabbed Table to Python Array - 645 entries

Not payed by the hour? So make it fast ;-) The table contains the relative occurencies of bigrams (two consecutive letters) in 1/100,000 in the german language, copy-pasted from http://www.mathe.tu-freiberg.de/~hebisch/cafe/kryptographie/bigramme.html

  • Best score: 50
  • Best player score: 54
  • Position: #40 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 8
HS exam question - 1517 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #83 / 400
  • Number of attempts: 4
Changing around text with citations - 323 entries

Based off of something I saw on reddit

  • Best score: 28
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #19 / 89
  • Number of attempts: 10
Visual block training - 1028 entries

You see the input. You see the output. Go.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 69
  • Position: #166 / 191
  • Number of attempts: 1
Innocent Monster - 164 entries

You have the tools, just create him!

  • Best score: 60
  • Best player score: 114
  • Position: #33 / 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
hello-world-vimgolf - 2394 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #284 / 680
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 22
  • Position: #2386 / 7375
  • Number of attempts: 10
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