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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 57959f8a083a7e0c45000001

Paragraph sort

My large herbivorous mammals, Vim commands, and POSIX utilities need to be sorted separately.

Start file
camel
elk
alpaca
deer
buffalo

buffer
delete
append
change
file
edit

date
chmod
awk
bc
End file
alpaca
buffalo
camel
deer
elk

append
buffer
change
delete
edit
file

awk
bc
chmod
date

View Diff

The :abc's of Vim, you could say, are the expansions of each single-letter
colon command. Here's the complete list:

:append
:buffer
:change
:delete
:edit
:file
:global
:help
:insert
:join
:k (:mark)
:list
:move
:next
:open
:print
:quit
:read
:substitute
:t (:copy)
:undo
:vglobal
:write
:xit (:exit)
:yank
:z

Solutions by @jaresty:

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Solutions by @jaresty:
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#15 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/31/2016 at 02:50PM

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#>49 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/31/2016 at 02:48PM

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#>67 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/05/2016 at 03:14PM

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#>67 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/05/2016 at 03:14PM

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#>67 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/05/2016 at 03:16PM

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#>98 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/04/2016 at 03:44PM

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#>108 - jaresty / @jaresty

08/04/2016 at 03:38PM