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$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

NBCU Weekly Challenge - Test - 223 entries

Just testing.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 1
Extract argument from function - 2134 entries

The aim is to see if you can do some refactoring very fast.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Where should I put the Newline? - 830 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 4
Subtraction - 147 entries

Solve the equations.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 4
Words in parens - 12053 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 4374 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
Simple text editing with Vim - 11047 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 8
quotes inside quotes - 2944 entries

taken from tip 85 of the very good book 'Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought' ! I'd be interested what people use :)

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 5
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10143 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 6
Shuffle puzzle - 302 entries

Sort the lines in each indent group, and sort the groups. That's the pattern. Or just move lines around manually to get a better score.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 3
120 Degrees - 389 entries

Rotate that triangle.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1872 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: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Lisp Condense - 400 entries

Reduce 4 cons selection operations down to one function call.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 5
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1042 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 32
  • Number of attempts: 1
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