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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
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Played Challenges

Many duplicates - 1251 entries

Quick and easy

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Position: #197 / 410
  • Number of attempts: 9
delete swap - 1522 entries

delete all swap

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #202 / 476
  • Number of attempts: 7
hello-world-vimgolf - 2346 entries

Simple number generation

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #585 / 663
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4790 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #711 / 1585
  • Number of attempts: 4
Letter case trickery - 1594 entries

This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #39 / 511
  • Number of attempts: 9
Words in parens - 12854 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2741 / 3945
  • Number of attempts: 5
Reverse and double space - 489 entries

Reverse the order of the given lines and double space everything

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 16
  • Position: #106 / 194
  • Number of attempts: 10
switch variable - 5031 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #661 / 1735
  • Number of attempts: 8
The meaning - 558 entries

Numbers are fun!

  • Best score: 5
  • Best player score: 5
  • Position: #308 / 356
  • Number of attempts: 2
Ugly spreadsheet copy/paste to CSV - 973 entries

convert an ugly spreadsheet copy/paste into a CSV format.

  • Best score: 19
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #51 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 22
Hatsuyume - 457 entries

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hatsuyume

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 34
  • Position: #153 / 175
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reverse characters in a line - 709 entries

You have everything you need, just not in the right order. Mastermind would give you 26 white pegs.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #138 / 249
  • Number of attempts: 4
Leonard Bereska
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