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, Practical, and Common - 23987 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: 9
One number per line - 12111 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 8
Basic renumbering - 4508 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Every other line - 2028 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4019 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10275 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: 2
Just the middle - 8973 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10831 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 1259 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 351 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Team names - 1392 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3413 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 5788 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Visualizing Medicine
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An engineer/physician working on animations and simulations for learning about medicine and the body

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