Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

Swap values - 4401 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #740 / 1233
  • Number of attempts: 5
One number per line - 18278 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #2975 / 3768
  • Number of attempts: 4
Swap values inside brackets - 2404 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #491 / 555
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #654 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 8
Add semicolons - 10455 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #1875 / 2962
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3426 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #202 / 1110
  • Number of attempts: 9
Com(m)a Trouble - 3287 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #600 / 743
  • Number of attempts: 2
Box it - 7640 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 29
  • Position: #1258 / 1825
  • Number of attempts: 6
multiple cursor alternative - 1427 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #334 / 365
  • Number of attempts: 1
html paragraph to table - 583 entries

reformat html paragraph to table

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 86
  • Position: #107 / 121
  • Number of attempts: 1
Flip the bit - 102 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #61 / 62
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7434 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1585 / 2016
  • Number of attempts: 1
Increment each number - 940 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #25 / 231
  • Number of attempts: 7
Around the clock - 167 entries

You'll want to use 2 special commands to complete this. If you haven't yet, read through 'input.txt', especially :help simple-changes

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #35 / 65
  • Number of attempts: 2
Join 'em - 211 entries

This shouldn't be too tough

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #53 / 123
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 709 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #135 / 347
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reorder the groups - 1082 entries

Change the order so that the groups of fruit come before the vegetables.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #183 / 247
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2249 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 5
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #385 / 415
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1389 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 5
Sort and add attributes - 1125 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #221 / 461
  • Number of attempts: 2
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