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

V to the i - 4645 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #994 / 1859
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11263 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1719 / 4135
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rail fence transposition cipher - 70 entries

Solve a rail fence transposition cipher using vim. This ciphertext was created using two rails. Use vim to transpose the text and recover the original quote.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #13 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
Land of the Lost - 76 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #20 / 29
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interleave lines - 143 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #37 / 56
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fill visual area - 77 entries

Just have fun!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #19 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 3
Square numbers - 90 entries

Boring math puzzle.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #24 / 36
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15769 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2047 / 4119
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3125 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1070 / 1114
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 966 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #209 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10557 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #655 / 3643
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12769 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2186 / 3925
  • Number of attempts: 1
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