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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

One number per line - 18395 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #2403 / 3793
  • Number of attempts: 1
V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #178 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 2
Just the middle - 11141 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #176 / 4114
  • Number of attempts: 3
create arrows in a list - 88 entries

Add arrow at same distance

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #20 / 63
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 15748 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #125 / 4116
  • Number of attempts: 6
Where should I put the Newline? - 845 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #139 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #109 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #505 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 7
A simple change - 401 entries

Just change the numbers in the most efficient way ...

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #25 / 177
  • Number of attempts: 4
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1510 entries

Oh no, this line is longer than 80 chars... put each 'vim' on a new line.

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #371 / 424
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4944 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #246 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 7
Shebangs for all - 1777 entries

We've all seen or used a shebang once or twice. Ditch the specific paths and leave just a dynamic Ruby and Python bath behind.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #457 / 468
  • Number of attempts: 1
Whitespace, empty lines and tabs - 3009 entries

Convert tabs to spaces, strip empty lines and trailing whitespace.

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #382 / 667
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #235 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 10
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