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 - 4602 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #774 / 1840
  • Number of attempts: 3
Lisp Condense - 414 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #121 / 147
  • Number of attempts: 1
Don't know what this is - 1919 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: 14
  • Position: #278 / 563
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10511 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #12 / 3628
  • Number of attempts: 3
Letter case trickery - 1517 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #207 / 493
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 12682 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #1988 / 3905
  • Number of attempts: 2
Switch function arguments - 1945 entries

How to switch two arguments of a function.

  • Best score: 3
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #427 / 618
  • Number of attempts: 1
switch variable - 4865 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1599 / 1689
  • Number of attempts: 1
Make it more readable - 1860 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #367 / 613
  • Number of attempts: 3
It'ss tooo coold too typpe todaay - 203 entries

My hands are numb with cold. It's hard to type correctly.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 23
  • Position: #59 / 91
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11391 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #1112 / 3347
  • Number of attempts: 3
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