Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1020 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1843 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5395 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #964 / 1219
  • Number of attempts: 2
Restore order to the alphabet - 162 entries

The numbers are OK. The letters are wonky.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #49 / 61
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mirror Symmetry - 752 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #161 / 257
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 4149 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #15 / 1160
  • Number of attempts: 3
camel riding - 734 entries

add a prefix on some camelCase variables

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #169 / 263
  • Number of attempts: 1
Fix the XML - 934 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #96 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 3
Line 'em up! - 361 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #67 / 103
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1554 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1987 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #550 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #1891 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 3
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