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

Split line with dots - 2029 entries

This line is too long, split it.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
C Reformatting - 665 entries

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

  • Best score: 30
  • Best player score: 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11152 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5240 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Line 'em up! - 304 entries

It can be so hard to keep everything neatly lined-up. Somebody clearly hasn't bothered here. Tidy it up, please!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 10
One number per line - 17283 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31331 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: 10
I forgot quotes - 14977 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12294 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10271 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 2
Every other line - 2616 entries

AaAaAaA

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 4
Just the middle - 10709 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
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