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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

Search and Replace 0 - 4681 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 19
  • Position: #1354 / 1550
  • Number of attempts: 2
switch variable - 4945 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #682 / 1708
  • Number of attempts: 4
Hatsuyume - 423 entries

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

  • Best score: 16
  • Best player score: 56
  • Position: #164 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 1
Reformat most common surnames - 593 entries

Reformat copy-pasted table into a list of the most common surnames

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 58
  • Position: #175 / 187
  • Number of attempts: 1
Get rid of html tags - 341 entries

Want to read more about Vim's background? Then get rid of those html tags...

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #134 / 207
  • Number of attempts: 2
Sort and add attributes - 1211 entries

Sort the states and add the attribute country to each record.

  • Best score: 33
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #409 / 490
  • Number of attempts: 2
Simple text editing with Vim - 11657 entries

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

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Position: #2163 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 3
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