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

Yo To Hello - 923 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #50 / 434
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple, Practical, and Common - 32758 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: 22
  • Position: #22 / 7239
  • Number of attempts: 8
V to the i - 4605 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #240 / 1842
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 11080 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #363 / 4091
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5405 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #366 / 1220
  • Number of attempts: 9
Collect List - 4149 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #43 / 1160
  • Number of attempts: 7
Space out the alphabet - 1543 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #32 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 8
I forgot quotes - 15656 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #226 / 4097
  • Number of attempts: 9
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #762 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #557 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11393 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #362 / 3348
  • Number of attempts: 2
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