Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Split line with dots - 1754 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
One number per line - 11722 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple text editing with Vim - 10206 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: 4
Fiddle percentages into real numbers - 690 entries

Get rid of the '%' symbols and shift the decimal place. This is the easier version - all the columns line up.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 11130 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Words in parens - 10718 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 8843 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 23292 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 10
Collect List - 3354 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
V to the i - 3741 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values - 3357 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vice versa - 5698 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9319 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 1934 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4446 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Every other line - 1985 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
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