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Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 50ae009b65b8db0002000047

Let's play some Ivmgolf

Oops, I spelled that wrong.

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Ivm is an awesome text editor based on
Iv, and is used to play a game called
Ivmgolf. A challenge, simple for many
Ivmgolfers, can still hide secrets.
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Vim is an awesome text editor based on
Vi, and is used to play a game called
Vimgolf. A challenge, simple for many
Vimgolfers, can still hide secrets.

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> Vimgolfers, can still hide secrets.

Solutions

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#370 Liu Ho Yin / @jason_lhy - Score: 63 - 01/25/13 @ 18:20
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Created by: @udioica

370 active golfers, 864 entries

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#1 - Kerson Hsiao / @KersonHsiao

11/22/2012 at 12:57PM

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#2 - Urtica dioica / @udioica

11/22/2012 at 01:14PM

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#8 - Adelar S. Queiróz / @adelarsq

11/25/2012 at 02:20PM

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#9 - Drew Neil / @nelstrom

11/26/2012 at 10:58PM

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#10 - Alex Klen / @alexanderklen

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11/27/2012 at 07:55PM

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11/27/2012 at 07:58PM

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#15 - Jordan Eldredge / @captbaritone

12/01/2012 at 05:12AM

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#16 - Lance Levine / @LanceSMLevine

12/01/2012 at 09:32AM

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12/06/2012 at 08:18AM

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01/04/2013 at 09:17AM

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#22 - Zach Kelling / @zeekay

02/25/2013 at 07:33PM

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#23 - Tyler / @tylerbindon

04/06/2013 at 04:35PM

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#24 - Justin / @justinjaffray

04/24/2013 at 06:00PM

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04/29/2013 at 08:54AM

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05/18/2013 at 11:07AM

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#27 - Marco Hinz / @_mhinz_

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#28 - Tom User / @kiryph

05/30/2013 at 11:45AM

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#29 - Norm Fasey / @DeathRay1977

06/03/2013 at 01:35PM

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