Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Box it - 3966 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26339 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: 14
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 9
Cool or not? - 542 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 13841 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
Simple text editing with Vim - 10610 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: 3
Swap values - 3701 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 8
change parenthesis - 177 entries

change the pair of braces into a pair of parentheses

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2035 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12483 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 4
Add semicolons - 3657 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
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