Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Rural Post - 3762 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #484 / 931
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: #3017 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 4
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5804 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #297 / 1428
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10455 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #633 / 2962
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #1178 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 3
multiple cursor alternative - 1427 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #282 / 365
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #3501 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 2
Build a six - 265 entries

Just enjoy building "a" floors...

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #40 / 88
  • Number of attempts: 3
Join 'em - 211 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #48 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reorder the groups - 1082 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #166 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 2
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