Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

I forgot quotes - 11966 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
Simple text editing with Vim - 10466 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: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9550 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 11108 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9337 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 25355 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: 4
Collect List - 3533 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
-a-b-c- - 2611 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 2
Swap values - 3587 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 13045 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 5
From argument to object - 1113 entries

This task typifies those programmers endure while coding. This C-family pseudocode needs a function argument to be repurposed as an object call. Simply search and replace? Repeat a pattern of edits?

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
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