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

Modernise code - 931 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #9 / 208
  • Number of attempts: 6
HS Final exam vimgolf - 703 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #40 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #91 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32992 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: #2307 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 6030 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #370 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #692 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7696 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #412 / 1838
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11261 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1454 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #1096 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1568 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1136 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 5
Ian Burgan
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