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]

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Search and Replace 0 - 4477 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4287 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17456 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31661 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: 10
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 568 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
Just the middle - 10815 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 7149 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12372 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 11191 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
Team names - 1699 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Every other line - 2680 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3208 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 5
Basic renumbering - 5262 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
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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