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

Words in parens - 12075 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10146 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 2886 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Vice versa - 6926 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2389 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30362 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: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 14487 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 10445 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Split line with dots - 2021 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
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