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

Com(m)a Trouble - 2842 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10151 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Preferably without multi-cursor plugin - 368 entries

Originally asked as question on reddit by kpthunder: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/9fvsro/what_is_the_most_efficient_way_to_go_about/

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 1
Basic renumbering - 5167 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11067 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: 2
Swap values inside brackets - 2165 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10467 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 14516 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2467 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 6
Array transposition - 2020 entries

Transpose two arrays into one.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Interweave two blocks of text - 522 entries

Suppose you've got data on a list of things from multiple sources. They're all in separate chunks, so how might you create a tabular output?

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 4
Align commas - 949 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: 11
  • Number of attempts: 13
Collect List - 3932 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12100 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vice versa - 6936 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30440 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: 5
Nir Givon
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