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

attr_aligner - 3040 entries

Two attr keywords. Two separate indentations. Align the colons.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 1865 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 6
That hyphen - 2204 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11172 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 9424 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9600 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 854 entries

There are 15,000 aligning challenges on vimgolf.com, and they're all exactly the same. I hope this one is a little different.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2635 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Stairs Indenting - 360 entries

Indent each line with <line number> whitespaces.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 33
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 878 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 3
Order and join - 756 entries

There's something special about the input order.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25715 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: 5
Daniel Allen Deutsch
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web developer. afraid of nothing, intimidated by everything. burritos over tacos. terrible taste in music. has no chill.

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