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Searched around and couldn't find anything but cheat sheets for commands, perhaps my Google-fu is lacking these days.

Any guidance here is much appreciated. I've never seen this before, not sure what I changed to make it happen, but then again I'm nowhere near an expert VIM user.

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.vimrc on request

EDIT: Suppose I should give a little more info.

OS: 10.8

Issue seemed to appear after Homebrew update of vim about a month ago (I've been using macvim since :( ). Updated today again to no avail, then reverted to Mac's mainline vim install, problem persisted.

Today's Update:

VIM - Vi IMproved 7.3 (2010 Aug 15, compiled Apr 29 2013 11:15:13)
MacOS X (unix) version
Included patches: 1-918
Compiled by --------
Huge version without GUI.  Features included (+) or not (-):

Mainline Vim:

VIM - Vi IMproved 7.3 (2010 Aug 15, compiled Jun 20 2012 13:16:02)
Compiled by
Normal version without GUI.  Features included (+) or not (-):

I can list the features if y'all need.

EDIT2: Vimrc file

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Could you upload your vimrc somewhere? maybe – redacted Apr 29 '13 at 16:11
Yeah sure, edited to reflect. – Julian Apr 29 '13 at 17:24
What's wrong with MacVim? Also, what is your $TERM? Do you use tmux or screen? Does the problem persist with $ vim -u NONE --noplugin? – romainl Apr 29 '13 at 18:38
$TERM = xterm256color. I do use tmux, but being on or off of it doesn't seem to make a difference. Running without plugins soulved it, so apparently a plugin is hosed? I'm not sure, haha, like I said half the time I don't know what I'm doing. I suppose I'll start by deactivating plugins. Thanks very much, I don't know why I didn't try that. – Julian Apr 29 '13 at 18:42
Issue came from .vimrc.local: set lines=999. D'oh! I think I originally put that in there to get vim to take the whole window height, ~~cause it wasn't for some reason~~ (nvm it was set earlier to 40!). Thanks for the help guys. – Julian Apr 29 '13 at 19:05

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