Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 348 entries

Goal is to put a newline after every 10 lines in vim.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #47 / 128
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wikitext headings to markdown - 315 entries

Convert the wikitext headings to markdown.

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #28 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 11
hello-world-vimgolf - 856 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #72 / 254
  • Number of attempts: 3
Contribute to keyboard mashing - 427 entries

Speak in tongues

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #19 / 133
  • Number of attempts: 4
Inverting Lines - 1122 entries

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #280 / 312
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32803 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: #1375 / 7246
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 4415 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #83 / 1236
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 18320 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #1051 / 3775
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 4629 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #388 / 1852
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2780 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #199 / 622
  • Number of attempts: 10
That hyphen - 2478 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #98 / 677
  • Number of attempts: 7
Just the middle - 11102 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #499 / 4100
  • Number of attempts: 5
Make HTML List - 985 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #43 / 260
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5419 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #401 / 1222
  • Number of attempts: 9
Wrap text in quotes - 328 entries

All the blocks of text should be wrapped in quotation marks.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #95 / 112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7491 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #707 / 2030
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 3105 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #134 / 1108
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1935 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #53 / 567
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10525 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #856 / 3633
  • Number of attempts: 6
attr_aligner - 3382 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #103 / 681
  • Number of attempts: 14
Words in parens - 12703 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1513 / 3909
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11522 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1410 / 3380
  • Number of attempts: 5
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