Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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

Played Challenges

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9904 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Com(m)a Trouble - 2440 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 41
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4501 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 15199 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2494 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add semicolons - 6274 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10828 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11684 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
quotes inside quotes - 2885 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 28261 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: 9
Bad Copy Syntax - 1364 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
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