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Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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

Played Challenges

vim = 22 / 7 - 422 entries

pi square vim

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 26
  • Position: #76 / 129
  • Number of attempts: 1
Change your calendar - 279 entries

Happy New Year!

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 37
  • Position: #53 / 77
  • Number of attempts: 1
Minimalist Limerick - 503 entries

Reproduce this lovely poem.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 36
  • Position: #85 / 167
  • Number of attempts: 1
Circle in a square - 125 entries

Probably looks more like "Egg in a rectangle" in most fonts, but it's actually 23x23.

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 44
  • Position: #24 / 48
  • Number of attempts: 1
Transposition - 73 entries

Transpose the original lines in separate columns, one for each line.

  • Best score: 31
  • Best player score: 42
  • Position: #19 / 28
  • Number of attempts: 1
Prefixes and suffixes - 567 entries

Generate all prefixes of "vimchallenge", then all suffixes.

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #114 / 185
  • Number of attempts: 1
Refactor arguments into object argument - 160 entries

A relatively common Javascript refactoring.

  • Best score: 48
  • Best player score: 68
  • Position: #33 / 64
  • Number of attempts: 1
SFD-ROC: The Quick Brown Fox - 160 entries

Someone has vandalized our text (again). Please fix to read: The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 28
  • Position: #63 / 97
  • Number of attempts: 1
The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Vim - 388 entries

Someone has vandalized this text file and replaced the beginning character of one word in each line with a Big "X." Please remove the big X's, and fix each line to read "The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog."

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #112 / 180
  • Number of attempts: 1
The name of the game - 627 entries

End up with the name of the game.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #93 / 343
  • Number of attempts: 1
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