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

Simple text editing with Vim - 10834 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10000 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
That hyphen - 2296 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28356 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: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 12
I forgot quotes - 13492 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
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