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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1041 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4614 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 2
Mess in revision history - 1038 entries

Help Joe clean up what Steve has cobbled.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 29
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 594 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 3
VimGolfNight - 469 entries

Based on "The name of the game".

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 2
Words in parens - 11996 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
SFD-ROC: vimvimvim - 1338 entries

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

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5661 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 2
Search and Replace 0 - 4434 entries

Replace every instance of 'aaa' with 'xaaax'.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
Vertical Limit - 2230 entries

transform a succession of one word lines to a an array of strings

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 11020 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: 4
Make it more readable - 1797 entries

Insert blank lines to make it more organized and readable

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10085 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 3
replacing each line of a block selection - 2682 entries

replace each line's ../assets/js with /javascripts

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 6
Don't know what this is - 1867 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: 14
  • Number of attempts: 3
Change the content of a string - 1266 entries

This docstring is a complete lie. Fix it.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 1
Vim tetris - 345 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 23
  • Number of attempts: 2
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