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

Played Challenges

Vertical Limit - 2126 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 26
  • Number of attempts: 1
That hyphen - 2205 entries

"vim vi improved"

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Gray area - 645 entries

It's a golf metaphor or something.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 13
  • Number of attempts: 3
Count both ways - 878 entries

Right AND down.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 4
Don't know what this is - 1775 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: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
learn vim in short time - 186 entries

so happy to learn vim.because vim is awesome

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5527 entries

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

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 39
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9608 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 5
V to the i - 3977 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 1
Simple text editing with Vim - 10544 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 5
Words in parens - 11183 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Search and Replace 0 - 4170 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 5
-a-b-c- - 2637 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 2
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