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

Just the middle - 9762 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2036 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values inside brackets - 1791 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 27
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12864 entries


  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27155 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: 8

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