Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Modernise code - 822 entries

Modernise and clean up some C++ code.

  • Best score: 34
  • Best player score: 40
  • Position: #80 / 190
  • Number of attempts: 2
HS Final exam vimgolf - 666 entries

Change the initial file to a single line containing all names comma-separated with numbers inside parentheses.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #101 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32903 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: 28
  • Position: #4348 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #1477 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values inside brackets - 2431 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #331 / 560
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 4639 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #676 / 1856
  • Number of attempts: 6
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2748 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #502 / 815
  • Number of attempts: 2
Add semicolons - 10539 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #1008 / 2988
  • Number of attempts: 6
Bad Copy Syntax - 1938 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #271 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 7
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3454 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #282 / 1121
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 3376 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #433 / 760
  • Number of attempts: 5
Copy three lines - 2794 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #498 / 625
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11136 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #2892 / 4112
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7519 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1350 / 2043
  • Number of attempts: 2
One to Ten - 2093 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #183 / 641
  • Number of attempts: 3
Delete to the end of the current line - 711 entries

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

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #173 / 348
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 15727 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #3473 / 4113
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10533 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #2374 / 3637
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple text editing with Vim - 11619 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2703 / 3408
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5993 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #961 / 1478
  • Number of attempts: 2
Lorenzo Bertolino
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Student at Polito, D&D player, IT assistant at JEToP and techno music lover. Also, infosec nerd

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