Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2934 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11056 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 147
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 8237 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries


  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30370 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: 46
  • Number of attempts: 2
Nathan Bennett

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