Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #935 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4681 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1056 / 1550
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2500 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #298 / 683
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1540 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 3
Refactoring useless Method away - 91 entries

Real-life challenge, convert a bunch of ifs to a switch statement

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 77
  • Position: #27 / 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3118 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #889 / 1112
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1915 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 1
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