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

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: 135
  • Position: #174 / 176
  • Number of attempts: 1
Rural Post - 4105 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #74 / 1015
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32904 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: 57
  • Position: #7226 / 7270
  • Number of attempts: 1
prepend * to every non-blank line - 5959 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #1325 / 1463
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 18377 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 35
  • Position: #3671 / 3787
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5430 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 33
  • Position: #1191 / 1227
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4917 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 31
  • Position: #1680 / 1701
  • Number of attempts: 1
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