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Not sure if this is the best place to ask this but does anyone know why I'm seeing those purple-ish bars in my vim?

My vimrc http://dpaste.com/698999/

Also, I'm using Lion OSX

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Youre not overriding (manually setting) your $TERM variable are you? That can cause this behavior since it'll try to use the wrong terminal settings. –  Patrick Feb 8 '12 at 3:15
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I would try different color schemes, e.g.

:colorscheme default

I found that some color schemes have this problem with some terminals. Perhaps the scheme wants 256 color support and your terminal isn't capable.

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