Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Vice versa - 6132 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1018 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9657 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26223 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: 24
  • Number of attempts: 6
Don't know what this is - 1787 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3578 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4382 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4054 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 10599 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
Just the middle - 9542 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11272 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
That hyphen - 2236 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Basic renumbering - 4767 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Count both ways - 880 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12412 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
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