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

Collect List - 3882 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4167 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Split line with dots - 2007 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Wrap text in quotes - 306 entries

All the blocks of text should be wrapped in quotation marks.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 29847 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: 26
  • Number of attempts: 8
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10083 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
I forgot quotes - 14296 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 16287 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 4
Copy three lines - 2457 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6861 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 10337 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
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