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

Swap values - 3790 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6307 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10703 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 7
Split line with dots - 1922 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9782 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 11443 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9764 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27155 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: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
Collect List - 3634 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
Align commas - 896 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12864 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
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