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

replacing each line of a block selection - 2604 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • 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: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14410 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 5
Split line with dots - 1922 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 4854 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2711 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4226 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5570 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 35
  • Number of attempts: 2
Copy three lines - 2256 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9782 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11443 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 9762 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27153 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: 22
  • Number of attempts: 7
Collect List - 3634 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
switch variable - 4451 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4150 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 - 10703 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
I forgot quotes - 12863 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6304 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Swap values - 3790 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
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