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$ vimgolf put 52222f6ea98cbe0002000078

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This file is in a downright esoteric format, consisting of hexadecimal numbers, non-hexadecimal keywords, and "Z" indicating end-of-line. Make the hexadecimal numbers lowercase.

Start file
A4E SUM 3C0Z
2B A9 NE F2Z
End file
a4e SUM 3c0Z
2b a9 NE f2Z

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1,2c1,2
< A4E SUM 3C0Z
< 2B A9 NE F2Z
---
> a4e SUM 3c0Z
> 2b a9 NE f2Z

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#361 Brian Hall / _bruab_ - Score: 13 - 05/13/17 @ 19:41
2~.w.w..ww.ZZ

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#362 Stop and think / ms_uncountable - Score: 13 - 07/07/17 @ 20:38
<C-V>j3l~f3<C-V>jl~ZZ

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#363 Jeff / RealJeffIrwin - Score: 13 - 12/18/17 @ 20:13
2~.w.w..ww.ZZ

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#364 c0llision / 0xc0llision - Score: 13 - 01/27/18 @ 20:52
\4~w3~w..w~ZZ

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#365 Корнев Руслан / woto7 - Score: 14 - 09/02/13 @ 06:11
<C-V>jwu2w<C-V>jehu:x<CR>

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#366 Eric Potter / pottereric - Score: 14 - 10/24/13 @ 15:40
4~<CR>./F<CR>~/C<CR>~ZZ

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#367 Pierre Stévens / GeoBSD - Score: 14 - 11/20/13 @ 16:58
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#368 Arsenic Hall / FoxLisk - Score: 14 - 01/28/14 @ 23:15
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#369 Anthony ® / Anthony22109 - Score: 14 - 01/29/14 @ 22:28
<C-V>3<Right><Down>u8l<C-V>2<Right><Down>uZZ

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#370 Jay R Bolton / the_swerve - Score: 14 - 01/30/14 @ 20:51
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#371 Павел Игоревич / VizierST - Score: 14 - 02/02/14 @ 14:06
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#372 Nico Gevers / ingevious - Score: 14 - 02/05/14 @ 06:54
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#373 Tim Suchanek / TimSuchanek - Score: 14 - 02/09/14 @ 20:40
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#374 Shaun Robinson / env - Score: 14 - 02/11/14 @ 03:23
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#375 c.p. / paierlep - Score: 14 - 02/14/14 @ 22:57
4~w2~w.w.ww.ZZ

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#376 Chi Bong Ho / chibongho - Score: 14 - 02/16/14 @ 02:40
<C-V>wjhgufC<C-V>jguZZ

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#377 Yiyang Chen / yiyangc91 - Score: 14 - 03/03/14 @ 11:27
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#378 Peter J. Foti / peterjfoti - Score: 14 - 03/03/14 @ 20:13
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#379 Bart / oneofmanybarts - Score: 14 - 03/11/14 @ 14:29
3~fC~jh~FB3~ZZ

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#380 Dmitry Teslenko / krab_mozga - Score: 14 - 04/07/14 @ 08:17
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#381 stephencheng / stephencheng - Score: 14 - 05/06/14 @ 12:41
2~.f3.<CR>..fF.ZZ

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#382 Hendrik Lammers / hendriklammers - Score: 14 - 06/20/14 @ 18:39
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#383 David Hume / djh95 - Score: 14 - 07/07/14 @ 10:06
<C-V>wjhgufC<C-V>jguZZ

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#384 Violette Vanadium / ViolettVanadium - Score: 14 - 10/08/14 @ 14:21
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#385 Tact Overflow / muppling - Score: 14 - 01/07/15 @ 13:49
4~fC~jh~FB3~ZZ

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#386 Котов Роман / Oxaide16 - Score: 14 - 05/23/15 @ 06:38
<C-V>f0juwveUjw.ZZ

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#387 Jack Z / itszhou - Score: 14 - 06/28/15 @ 18:02
4~w2~w.w.ww.ZZ

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#388 Marko / suchtie - Score: 14 - 12/27/15 @ 20:14
2~.w.w.w.ww.ZZ

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#389 fuck GFW / ravishGFW - Score: 14 - 01/05/16 @ 05:08
guwj.w.2w<C-V>k~ZZ

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#390 KangHun Seo / shirano80 - Score: 14 - 11/26/16 @ 07:09
4~<CR>./F<CR>~/C<CR>~ZZ

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#391 Billy Ripper / dirtlamb5 - Score: 15 - 10/23/13 @ 06:44
g~wj2.fFrfkrcZZ

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#392 Kim Laï Trinh / KimLaTrinh - Score: 15 - 01/23/14 @ 17:15
guwj2.3wrfkrcZZ

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#393 Arnaud Brousseau / arnaudbrousseau - Score: 15 - 02/03/14 @ 17:26
2~.W.W..WW.:wq<CR>

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#394 Bart of Denver / bartofdenver - Score: 16 - 08/31/13 @ 20:28
~l~fC~2e~l~fF~ZZ

bartofdenver: %s/\x/\L&/g<CR>fe~ZZ seems like a better solution though

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#395 Matt Boehm / mattboehm - Score: 16 - 08/31/13 @ 22:58
~e~fC~ee~w~ww~ZZ

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#396 engy / engydmw - Score: 16 - 09/02/13 @ 18:32
guwfC~jh~^2guwZZ

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#397 Michael Biebl / michaelbiebl - Score: 16 - 09/28/13 @ 06:09
~l~fC~jh~0v2e~ZZ

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#398 Mac Heller-Ogden / twosoul - Score: 16 - 11/01/13 @ 21:29
~l~fC~wl~w~fF~ZZ

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#399 Eduardo / bbaaxx - Score: 16 - 03/07/14 @ 15:29
2~.w.w.w.ww.zzZZ

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#400 Lance Levine / LanceSMLevine - Score: 16 - 04/02/14 @ 04:51
g~GWgUWjw.$~k~ZZ

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#401 ZorgroZ / ZorgroZ - Score: 16 - 04/12/14 @ 15:15
g~wj2.3w2~?3<CR>.ZZ

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#402 Tapio Salonsaari / tapiosalonsaari - Score: 16 - 05/21/14 @ 13:05
.2~.w.w..ww.:wq<CR>

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#403 Oliver Christ / 0liverChrist - Score: 16 - 01/12/15 @ 00:16
ve~fC~+vfA~fF~ZZ

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#404 Evan Coleman / edc1591 - Score: 16 - 04/28/15 @ 14:47
~l~6l~Gl~l~5l~ZZ

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#405 Jakob Schöttl / jschoettl - Score: 16 - 12/20/15 @ 05:00
3~ww~~<CR>4~ww~:wq<CR>

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#406 Gurukandhamoorthi / Gurukandhamoor1 - Score: 16 - 07/11/17 @ 13:57
g~wjg~f9fF~kh~ZZ

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#407 Nick Bakkegaard / Bakkemand - Score: 17 - 09/18/13 @ 11:32
ve~fC~jv0~fnvl~ZZ

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#408 Daniel Marjenburgh / dmarjenburgh - Score: 17 - 11/17/13 @ 14:47
vE~2W.W.W.2W.l.ZZ

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#409 John Hilts / johnhilts - Score: 17 - 02/04/14 @ 07:38
gue2wl~wgu2efF~ZZ

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#410 Aurélien Vallée / aurelienvallee - Score: 17 - 02/04/14 @ 11:48
<C-V><Down>$<Left><Left>ue<Right><Right><C-V><Down><Right><Right><Right>UZZ

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#411 daveseibert / daveseibert - Score: 17 - 05/09/14 @ 21:08
gutZj.?s<CR>gUejw.ZZ

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#412 Andreas Heider / AndreasHeider - Score: 17 - 05/30/14 @ 21:09
<C-V>jlllufC<C-V>ju<0xc3><0x96>:wq<CR>

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#413 AC / quadface - Score: 17 - 08/23/14 @ 19:08
~l~fC~hj~FA~FB~ZZ

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#414 luffy / raxcoi - Score: 17 - 12/24/14 @ 13:50
3~ww2~jb2~0g~2wZZ

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#415 chvzvhn / chvzvhn - Score: 17 - 04/28/15 @ 00:33
ve~ww.w.w.2w.$~ZZ

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#416 Ryan van Rensburg / rdvr001 - Score: 17 - 07/23/16 @ 08:25
~l.fC.jh.FA.FB.ZZ

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#417 Sukesan1984 / sukesan1984 - Score: 18 - 09/12/13 @ 11:55
vf ~fC~jh~FA~FB~ZZ

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#418 Francesco Negri / dhinus - Score: 18 - 09/17/13 @ 10:28
VG~w3~$~j~bb2~:wq<CR>

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#419 Salleyron Julien / juguul - Score: 18 - 12/31/13 @ 09:47
guGwgUw$~j~bbgUwZZ

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#420 Aaron Bohannon / morefun2compute - Score: 18 - 02/28/14 @ 23:32
2g~~$~j.BBg~iwk.ZZ

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#421 Jesse Hixson / jhixson - Score: 18 - 06/20/14 @ 21:04
~e.fC.EE.w.2w.:wq<CR>

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#422 John Bohn / jjbohn - Score: 19 - 09/03/13 @ 21:30
ve~fC~/B<CR>~w~fF~:wq<CR>

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#423 Dary Merckens / merckens - Score: 19 - 09/23/13 @ 06:33
?F<CR>qqgul/\x<CR>q11@qZZ

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#424 Lorcan McDonald / lorcanmcdonald - Score: 19 - 10/31/13 @ 15:16
ve~ww.w.w.ww.$~:wq<CR>

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#425 wilddog64 / chengkai318 - Score: 19 - 12/17/13 @ 17:35
3~f3l~2Gl~w~fffF~ZZ

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#426 LumberCoder / LuRsT - Score: 19 - 01/28/14 @ 18:32
guwfC~0jl~w~fF~:wq<CR>

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#427 Victor Alessandro / VictorAlessand4 - Score: 19 - 02/05/14 @ 03:07
guGwgUwee~j~bbgUwZZ

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#428 LLiseil / lliseil - Score: 19 - 07/17/14 @ 17:26
V<Down>~W3~4<Right>~3W2~3<Right>~:x<CR>

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#429 Alex Wang / a1exwang - Score: 19 - 07/15/16 @ 07:04
guwj.w.ww.krc$jrZZZ

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#430 Matej Nanut / MatejNanut - Score: 20 - 08/31/13 @ 21:05
g~wfCrcwg~2wfFrf:<BS>ZZ

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#431 foo / foo88832727 - Score: 20 - 10/18/13 @ 15:04
viwgufC~jh~2bb~ge~ZZ

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#432 Brian Peiris / brianpeiris - Score: 20 - 12/28/13 @ 04:47
~/[a-f]<CR>.n.n.n.nn.ZZ

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#433 Pedro B. Coronel / pbcoronel - Score: 20 - 01/28/14 @ 02:14
~/[a-f]<CR>.n.n...nn.ZZ

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#434 Jean-PhilippeBurelle / jpburelle - Score: 20 - 03/02/14 @ 04:31
~l~5ll~jh~bbb~bbl~ZZ

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#435 Munen / preek - Score: 21 - 11/13/13 @ 16:28
veuww.2G.w.ww.llrZ:x<CR>

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#436 WoljaIlpapa / WoljaIlpapa - Score: 21 - 12/20/13 @ 03:51
e~0.qq/[ACBF]<CR>~q3@qZZ

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#437 Marcelo Paez / paezao - Score: 22 - 09/04/13 @ 10:46
gu.guwwwl~wl~w~ww~:wq<CR>

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#438 Jonathan Potter / nTypeRed - Score: 22 - 11/11/13 @ 06:22
:%s/[a-f]/\L&/g<CR>eee~ZZ

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#439 Ilya Ermolin / ermolinis - Score: 22 - 11/18/13 @ 09:39
:%s/[a-f]/\l\0/g<CR>fe~ZZ

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#440 Mohit Sharma / m0hitsharma - Score: 22 - 12/30/13 @ 00:23
:1,2s:\v\x:\L&:g<CR>fe~ZZ

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#441 Chirag Tailor / ctailor2 - Score: 22 - 01/27/14 @ 17:36
qqve~qj@qw@qww~kh~:wq<CR>

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#442 Ian Oxley / ianoxley - Score: 23 - 10/22/13 @ 15:33
:%s/\<\x\{,3}/\L\0/g<CR>ZZ

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#443 DESCHAMPS Henrick / H3nr1ck_ - Score: 23 - 10/26/13 @ 19:22
raljrblkreljrafFrfkrcZZ

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#444 Hiroshi Funai / hfunai - Score: 28 - 09/23/13 @ 02:13
fS~~~/NE<CR>~~Vk~:%s/z/Z/g<CR>:wq<CR>

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#445 William Ott / oddalot - Score: 28 - 12/08/13 @ 04:33
~l~fC~l~j0l~l~fF~kl~:q<BS>ws<BS>q<CR>

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#446 5hIYi80Y007 / 5Y007 - Score: 29 - 12/03/13 @ 13:24
raere2wlrcjrf2w3brahhrb<Esc>:wq!<CR>

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#447 ren / wxoc - Score: 30 - 02/12/14 @ 02:05
vG$~<Tab>w^w~~~w~~~~hh~jbb~~we~<Esc>ZZ

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#448 Justin Johnson / j26774 - Score: 31 - 01/17/14 @ 19:25
Ra<Right>e<Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right>c<Down><Left>f<Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left>a<Left><Left><Left>b<Esc>:wq<CR>

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#449 Thomas Feiler / SirTibsTibsford - Score: 45 - 09/04/13 @ 21:23
:%s-\<\([0-9A-F]\+\)\([Z$]*\)\>-\L\1\E\2-g<CR>ZZ

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#450 mathac / mathacgolf - Score: 45 - 05/05/14 @ 19:29
:%s/A\|E\|C\|\B\|F/\L&/g<Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left>4<CR>ZZ

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#212 - James Scriven / JamesDScriven

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