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 - 4596 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #983 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #1693 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 3
Rail fence transposition cipher - 70 entries

Solve a rail fence transposition cipher using vim. This ciphertext was created using two rails. Use vim to transpose the text and recover the original quote.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #13 / 24
  • Number of attempts: 4
Land of the Lost - 71 entries

Enter the tabs below the lyrics

  • Best score: 26
  • Best player score: 43
  • Position: #19 / 28
  • Number of attempts: 2
Interleave lines - 127 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #34 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 2
Fill visual area - 73 entries

Just have fun!

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 46
  • Position: #18 / 33
  • Number of attempts: 3
Square numbers - 81 entries

Boring math puzzle.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 32
  • Position: #23 / 34
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15636 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #2029 / 4094
  • Number of attempts: 1
-a-b-c- - 3077 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #1055 / 1099
  • Number of attempts: 1
Count both ways - 932 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #202 / 333
  • Number of attempts: 1
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #655 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #2168 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 1
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