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

HS Final exam vimgolf - 501 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: #24 / 137
  • Number of attempts: 4
Rural Post - 3713 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #43 / 918
  • Number of attempts: 7
Yo To Hello - 883 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #259 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32744 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: 27
  • Position: #3947 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 2
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #721 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18223 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #704 / 3759
  • Number of attempts: 10
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #395 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1590 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3419 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #797 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #399 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 5
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #1467 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 4
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