Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

HS exam question - 765 entries

Convert the data to a python dictionary

  • Best score: 47
  • Best player score: 151
  • Position: #184 / 199
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat symbols in list - 636 entries

Saw this in some lecture, easy reformatting using multiple cursor in VS Code

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 25
  • Position: #32 / 146
  • Number of attempts: 9
Generate a very basic Python constructor (fixed) - 828 entries

Original by @BiddulphCaleb (http://www.vimgolf.com/challenges/6019f1c4642668000cee11e8) - had some extra spaces in output file.

  • Best score: 29
  • Best player score: 48
  • Position: #111 / 183
  • Number of attempts: 9
Fix the shell script! - 1377 entries

Fix the shell script with the fewest keystrokes!

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 51
  • Position: #281 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 2
Put a newline after every 10 lines in vim - 1163 entries

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

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #51 / 401
  • Number of attempts: 10
hello-world-vimgolf - 1758 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #116 / 505
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 33029 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: 25
  • Position: #3223 / 7290
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 18439 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #388 / 3802
  • Number of attempts: 15
-a-b-c- - 3129 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #824 / 1116
  • Number of attempts: 1
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