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

Every other line - 2137 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4689 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
replace 2nd column blanks with values in same column if blank - 183 entries

Where ,SOMELOGB and ,SOMELOGC replaces each /r carriage return if 2nd column is blank. The replace only happens if 2nd column is blank though and should replace up to the non blank row.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 13395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2135 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9607 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 3975 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10540 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11172 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25720 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Collect List - 3550 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Order and join - 756 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3626 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6070 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 12156 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
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