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

Played Challenges

Vertical Limit - 2189 entries

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

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 6
-a-b-c- - 2776 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 19
  • Number of attempts: 1
quotes inside quotes - 2885 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: 17
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4220 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vice versa - 6510 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 16
  • Number of attempts: 1
Just the middle - 9951 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9900 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 4
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