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

Missing Library and a Typo - 672 entries

I forgot to add a c library, please add it for me. Also I'm bad at typing so fix my typo too.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 4
Change the content of a string - 1233 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
quotes inside quotes - 2757 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 11590 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Fix the XML - 866 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 28
  • Number of attempts: 3
Increment each number - 445 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10345 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
V to the i - 3872 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 7
Words in parens - 10940 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9087 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24475 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
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 3443 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 5884 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Team names - 1416 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
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