Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

One number per line - 18294 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #2594 / 3770
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4615 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #508 / 1846
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11086 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2454 / 4093
  • Number of attempts: 3
For all cases. - 123 entries

In this case... change it! :) Watch the line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #45 / 87
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple addition - 288 entries

The right side of the equation is already there. We just need the left one now.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #81 / 105
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 7448 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #890 / 2019
  • Number of attempts: 2
Replace and keep the case - 390 entries

Replace all instance of plugin and Plugin to device and Device.

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #93 / 109
  • Number of attempts: 3
learn vim in short time - 212 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #100 / 144
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10513 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1165 / 3629
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2998 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: 17
  • Position: #876 / 1037
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 12690 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #3610 / 3906
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1460 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #272 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 4
Let's play some Ivmgolf - 985 entries

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #337 / 409
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4868 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1537 / 1691
  • Number of attempts: 2
The meaning - 517 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #268 / 332
  • Number of attempts: 1
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