Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Split the words - 334 entries

Add the spaces manually if you must, but if you use Vim's spell checking feature wisely, I think you'll save a LARGE number of strokes.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 3
Split line with dots - 1747 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple, Practical, and Common - 22736 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: 2
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
Box it - 619 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 8
Simple text editing with Vim - 10129 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: 5
Mess in revision history - 936 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 10644 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Two pairs of cluster of letters creates word - 66 entries

Clean and group.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 7
Applying same text modification in several lines - 1251 entries

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

  • Best score: 4
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 935 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9280 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
Swap values inside brackets - 1187 entries

Easy challenge.

  • Best score: 2
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 9
One number per line - 11390 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 2
Increment each number - 260 entries

Increment each number individually by one

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Cool or not? - 200 entries

abc trying to be cool or not...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
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