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

V to the i - 4647 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #902 / 1861
  • Number of attempts: 2
Extract argument from function - 2267 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #575 / 736
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2520 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #22 / 688
  • Number of attempts: 4
learn vim in short time - 221 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #27 / 152
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3135 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #42 / 1118
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 982 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #16 / 346
  • Number of attempts: 6
Gray area - 712 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #40 / 264
  • Number of attempts: 3
Don't know what this is - 1959 entries

Replace contents of brackets with matching number of spaces. Don't ask what the format's supposed to be.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #168 / 574
  • Number of attempts: 7
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10562 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #503 / 3646
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12786 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #445 / 3928
  • Number of attempts: 5
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