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

Rural Post - 3762 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #327 / 931
  • Number of attempts: 8
Yo To Hello - 923 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #259 / 434
  • Number of attempts: 3
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 914 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #68 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: 25
  • Position: #3315 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 4
Get mail address from outlook format - 549 entries

Create a mail list space separated of mail list formatted by outlook

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #55 / 170
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5802 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #631 / 1428
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10455 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1585 / 2962
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #398 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 8
For all cases. - 122 entries

In this case... change it! :) Watch the line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #70 / 86
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1975 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 4
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