Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

multiple cursor alternative - 1175 entries

from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
Swap values - 3747 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Don't know what this is - 1805 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3613 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26754 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: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 10668 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: 3
V to the i - 4104 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Team names - 1507 entries

The team names are misspelled.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Number Sort - 248 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 14126 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 203 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9715 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9664 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11368 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2237 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 2689 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 4829 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12699 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 1916 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Vice versa - 6242 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
From argument to object - 1132 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2232 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
Space out the alphabet - 1413 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
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