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

Make HTML List - 916 entries

Turn the comma separated list into an unordered html list.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 45
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6438 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4194 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10775 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9848 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11597 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9896 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27809 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: 1
Collect List - 3678 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 4893 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Add to end of each line... kinda - 268 entries

Visual-block mode can be used to add something to the end of each line, even if they are of differing lengths. However, what if it's not quite at the end?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 1
Mirror Symmetry - 727 entries

Add backslashes.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 13210 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
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