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
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Played Challenges

Every other line - 2718 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
C Reformatting - 675 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 50
  • Number of attempts: 1
Generate a list of numbers - 262 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
A grid of punctuation - 112 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Paragraph sort - 356 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2672 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 2050 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Align commas - 967 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17727 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 4317 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32090 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: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Collect List - 4077 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10923 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 15302 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 5335 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3012 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10419 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12477 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11242 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
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