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 - 4138 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #382 / 1023
  • Number of attempts: 6
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: #1423 / 7283
  • Number of attempts: 7
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: 16
  • Position: #974 / 1477
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18426 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #3159 / 3799
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2437 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #124 / 562
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 10707 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #30 / 3013
  • Number of attempts: 3
Around the clock - 177 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #14 / 68
  • Number of attempts: 5
Join 'em - 231 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #32 / 136
  • Number of attempts: 1
convert yml into java pojo field - 820 entries

How fast vim can create fields for java pojo i.e class declaration referring to a (simple) yml file

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #24 / 218
  • Number of attempts: 7
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #775 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 8
Array Transposition - 168 entries

Transpose four arrays into two.

  • Best score: 27
  • Best player score: 30
  • Position: #22 / 50
  • Number of attempts: 4
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