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

Simple text editing with Vim - 11104 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12152 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2952 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 16908 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 11
Basic renumbering - 5199 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30761 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
  • Number of attempts: 14
Just the middle - 10565 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
Sort files from hosts - 134 entries

Resume files by host. I hope you enjoy with this challenge

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
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