Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Collect List - 3926 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 10
Pretty multi-line bash - 199 entries

Bash line continuations are much prettier when they're column aligned.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 10
Number Sort - 263 entries

sort the list of newline-separated numbers incrementally. Numbers are in the range 1 to 1000, with 500 missing

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 7
Paragraph sort - 337 entries

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Split line with dots - 2021 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 20
A grid of punctuation - 112 entries

Create a checkerboard of = and - in an 80×24 grid!

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 6
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10143 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
Remember VimGolf Rules ! - 213 entries

Rules, ... and don't forget !

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11053 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 6
Copy three lines - 2483 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 18
I forgot quotes - 14471 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 12
Just the middle - 10437 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 8
Array of characters - 132 entries

We all copy paste things off the internet, but the syntax doesn't look right. Fix it as fast as possible.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 38
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 4178 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 24
C Reformatting - 665 entries

You may use Visual mode... or not. #uppercase

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 13
Generate a list of numbers - 259 entries

Please generate list of numbers from 1 to 20.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 30304 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
  • Number of attempts: 13
Vice versa - 6919 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 14
Words in parens - 12061 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
One number per line - 16585 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 14
Paragraph breaks - 431 entries

Swap the blank lines and the aaa lines.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
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