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

Put a cross in the square - 88 entries

Put a cross in the square

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #23 / 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
swap number pairs - 1293 entries

Swap the numbers in a bunch of 2-element arrays.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #195 / 244
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3797 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #623 / 938
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32778 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: #3029 / 7242
  • Number of attempts: 4
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: #648 / 1434
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18295 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1292 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 10467 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1859 / 2966
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4155 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #504 / 1161
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10515 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1559 / 3630
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5869 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #1249 / 1451
  • Number of attempts: 1
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