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 - 3807 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #328 / 940
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 597 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #26 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 983 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #253 / 454
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32781 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: 24
  • Position: #3026 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 13
Hogwarts Email Sorting - 806 entries

Given a list of emails, get the students full name and their associated house.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #145 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 9
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5829 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #631 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1697 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 7661 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #770 / 1830
  • Number of attempts: 6
Line under headers - 1890 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #70 / 466
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15668 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1362 / 4099
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2491 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
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