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

Just the middle - 10701 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3165 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Bad Copy Syntax - 1724 entries

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

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 57
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31281 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: 27
  • Number of attempts: 3
Box it - 6817 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 8981 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
I forgot quotes - 14971 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
One number per line - 17274 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 2
Line under headers - 1623 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 47
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 688 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10265 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 9
calculations - 187 entries

Complete these (weird) calculations.

  • Best score: 38
  • Best player score: 48
  • Number of attempts: 3
Thomas Edlich
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