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 - 136 entries

Turn the x to a +

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #27 / 40
  • Number of attempts: 2
Rural Post - 3731 entries

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

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #434 / 919
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 522 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #124 / 173
  • Number of attempts: 4
Yo To Hello - 883 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #168 / 414
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32746 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: #2206 / 7235
  • Number of attempts: 6
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5776 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #955 / 1421
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18240 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1488 / 3760
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #258 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 7
Add semicolons - 10429 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1824 / 2954
  • Number of attempts: 4
Box it - 7622 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Position: #910 / 1819
  • Number of attempts: 5
Every other line - 2773 entries

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  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #351 / 676
  • Number of attempts: 4

Contributed Challenges

Rural Post - 3731 entries

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

Turn the x - 136 entries

Turn the x to a +

Chris Thompson
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Web developer, vim enthusiast and occasional musician

entered into 11 challenges

contributed 2 challenges