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

Todo list specification - 288 entries

The every item on the todo list must be done today. Modify the list to reflect that.

  • Best score: 37
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 12133 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 10
Copy three lines - 1983 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Search and Replace 0 - 4019 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4244 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
V to the i - 3800 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10275 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: 6
Just the middle - 8975 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 10842 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3399 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 24024 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: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
Align commas - 820 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: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Every other line - 2034 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 4
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