Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

Fix the shell script! - 738 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #166 / 188
  • Number of attempts: 1
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 818 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #179 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 2
hello-world-vimgolf - 1390 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #301 / 397
  • Number of attempts: 1
Inverting Lines - 1261 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #147 / 350
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4072 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #498 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: 31
  • Position: #5587 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18365 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #3392 / 3785
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1514 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3450 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #781 / 1119
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 7678 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1232 / 1834
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11119 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1409 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15710 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3495 / 4108
  • Number of attempts: 1
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