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 put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Box it - 4500 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 6
Swap values inside brackets - 1795 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
One number per line - 14429 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2726 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
I forgot quotes - 12888 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
Cool or not? - 562 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
One to Ten - 1379 entries

Generate the sequence of numbers from 1 to 10, one number per line. Inspired by this Reddit thread: https://redd.it/ak4it2

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 27221 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: 25
  • Number of attempts: 3
Collect List - 3634 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 2192 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
V to the i - 4155 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Applying same text modification in several lines - 2040 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
Delete to the end of the current line - 565 entries

Delete to the end of the current line, but keep the character under the cursor.

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 6
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10708 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: 3
ninja substitution - 792 entries

How can you reuse a previous substitution ?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9767 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11449 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Flip the bit - 84 entries

Change the specific 0 to a 1.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change part of a function name in multiple occurrences - 484 entries

Change the middle part of the function name in multiple places, preferably using the next and dot commands.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2262 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 6
Add semicolons - 4871 entries

Simply add a semicolon at the end of each line

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