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

Turn the x - 270 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #37 / 69
  • Number of attempts: 7
Rural Post - 4197 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #190 / 1035
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 1067 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #391 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33074 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
  • Position: #2205 / 7295
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 18472 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1006 / 3807
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2441 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #373 / 564
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10717 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1506 / 3020
  • Number of attempts: 5
Box it - 7722 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1321 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11284 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #3076 / 4140
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1789 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #486 / 574
  • Number of attempts: 3
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