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 - 4072 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #434 / 1008
  • Number of attempts: 3
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 775 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #186 / 245
  • Number of attempts: 3
Multiline to Single Line - 514 entries

Convert a multiline, indented file to a single line with no whitespace

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #67 / 232
  • Number of attempts: 4
Yo To Hello - 1042 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #460 / 477
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32879 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: 36
  • Position: #6648 / 7266
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5946 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1264 / 1459
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2741 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #585 / 813
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10527 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #2089 / 2986
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7678 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #1616 / 1834
  • Number of attempts: 3
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