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

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4641 entries

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

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #1494 / 1857
  • Number of attempts: 1
Search and Replace 0 - 4681 entries

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

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #931 / 1550
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 3122 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #442 / 1113
  • Number of attempts: 3
Do you demand a shrubbery? - 1107 entries

Use :redir and crush the emacsgolfers.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 22
  • Position: #173 / 292
  • Number of attempts: 2
Two become one - 703 entries

We have two c arrays and want to make one two dimensional out of it. Can we do that?

  • Best score: 25
  • Best player score: 38
  • Position: #171 / 202
  • Number of attempts: 1
Where should I put the Newline? - 845 entries

Help me put the newline.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #76 / 422
  • Number of attempts: 2
Vim tetris - 351 entries

Vim can play tetris too!

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 27
  • Position: #63 / 100
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10538 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 12
  • Position: #1813 / 3638
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12736 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 20
  • Position: #3181 / 3919
  • Number of attempts: 1
Hole-in-one - 978 entries

Lets take this golf thing literally.. Drive off the tee into the hole, and of course you don't strike the ball completely clean.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #208 / 298
  • Number of attempts: 1
Minimalist Limerick - 507 entries

Reproduce this lovely poem.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #94 / 168
  • Number of attempts: 3
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: 22
  • Position: #2738 / 3418
  • Number of attempts: 2
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