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#372 kungfuchad / kungfuchad - Score: 16 - 10/28/14 @ 19:19
:%s/[01:]/ /g|x<CR>

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#373 Steve Lazaridis / SteveLazaridis - Score: 16 - 11/03/14 @ 16:22
:%s/[:01]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#374 Inndy / Inndy_tw - Score: 16 - 11/06/14 @ 16:38
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#375 jiangchuan / tommy_he - Score: 16 - 11/16/14 @ 19:31
qqwvt]r 2wq3@qZZ

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#376 Martin Toma / MartinToma - Score: 16 - 11/16/14 @ 22:09
:%s/[:01]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#377 Erik Buček / _EnterNameHere_ - Score: 16 - 11/18/14 @ 15:54
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#378 Dylan Tomas Meissner / ickypop - Score: 16 - 11/23/14 @ 01:28
lqqvi]r <Esc>jq3@qZZ

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#379 Malte R / maltoe - Score: 16 - 11/30/14 @ 14:29
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#380 Test User / TestUserIgnore - Score: 16 - 12/04/14 @ 21:56
qqlvt]r 2wq3@qZZ

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#381 Rao Zvorovski / RaoZvorovski - Score: 16 - 12/06/14 @ 19:20
qqlvt]r +@qq@qZZ

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#382 Alex Serebryakov / Doc_Livesey - Score: 16 - 12/07/14 @ 15:21
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#383 Lunar Mayor / Lunarmayor - Score: 16 - 12/17/14 @ 22:21
:%s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#384 Tact Overflow / muppling - Score: 16 - 01/07/15 @ 13:32
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#385 Raynard, Jordan / raynard_jordan - Score: 16 - 01/19/15 @ 21:22
:%s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#386 Joshua Draper / JoshuaBDraper - Score: 16 - 02/15/15 @ 04:07
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#387 Dmitry Zudochkin / vredniy - Score: 16 - 02/18/15 @ 09:50
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#388 Christopher Giroir / kelsin5 - Score: 16 - 02/20/15 @ 21:00
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#389 Thiago Prado / 5k1pp3r - Score: 16 - 03/01/15 @ 20:16
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#390 Deepak Surti / dmsurti - Score: 16 - 03/16/15 @ 15:32
:%s/[:01]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#391 Jeffrey Gu / Jeffrey_Gu - Score: 16 - 03/19/15 @ 22:00
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#392 VimGolf-suka / vg_suka - Score: 16 - 03/30/15 @ 13:26
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#393 William Ott / oddalot - Score: 16 - 04/08/15 @ 16:17
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#394 Andrew Larson / applarson - Score: 16 - 04/15/15 @ 13:33
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#395 Assaf Lavie / AssafLavie - Score: 16 - 04/18/15 @ 19:39
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#396 chvzvhn / chvzvhn - Score: 16 - 04/26/15 @ 06:38
:%s/[:10]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#397 Alex Bartol / alexbartol - Score: 16 - 05/19/15 @ 17:42
qqwvt]r j0q3@qZZ

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#398 Joel Gallant / joelg236 - Score: 16 - 06/09/15 @ 00:37
:%s/\d\|:/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#399 Hendrik Lammers / hendriklammers - Score: 16 - 06/13/15 @ 08:39
:%s/\d\|:/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#400 Teemu Okkonen / TeemuOkkonen - Score: 16 - 07/11/15 @ 16:08
:%s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#401 McKay Ward / mckayward - Score: 16 - 07/28/15 @ 03:39
:%s/\d\|:/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#402 Sergey Semushin / Predelnik - Score: 16 - 08/26/15 @ 06:23
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#403 alex / alexAngle8 - Score: 16 - 08/30/15 @ 08:56
:%s/[^][]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#404 Mikołaj Morzy / MikolajMorzy - Score: 16 - 09/01/15 @ 21:11
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#405 Kiet Nguyen / kietnguyen86 - Score: 16 - 09/29/15 @ 14:34
:%s/[0:1]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#406 Andrey / androzhk - Score: 16 - 10/15/15 @ 16:58
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#407 Gerald Tilma / GeraldTilma - Score: 16 - 10/17/15 @ 22:56
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#408 Anshu Avinash / anshu_avinash - Score: 16 - 10/18/15 @ 18:08
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#409 roboguy / roboguy - Score: 16 - 10/18/15 @ 22:57
:%norm vi]r<C-V> <CR>ZZ

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#410 Ryan Marcotte / ryanjmarcotte - Score: 16 - 11/15/15 @ 17:49
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#411 Izabel Jelenić / IzabelJelenic - Score: 16 - 01/02/16 @ 21:00
qq<Right>vt]r <Home><Down>q3@qZZ

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#412 fuck GFW / ravishGFW - Score: 16 - 01/05/16 @ 12:10
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#413 Etienne Tremel / etiennetremel - Score: 16 - 02/06/16 @ 13:49
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#414 Kevin Gisi / cheerskevin - Score: 16 - 02/24/16 @ 08:23
:%s/\w\|:/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#415 ELINGUI Pascal Uriel / elinguiuriel - Score: 16 - 04/20/16 @ 12:34
qa0lvt]r jq3@aZZ

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#416 Jason Pleau / JasonPleau - Score: 16 - 05/06/16 @ 02:14
:%s#[01:]# #g<CR>ZZ

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#417 Steven Moazami / mong8se - Score: 16 - 05/10/16 @ 01:19
:%s/[01:]/ /g|x<CR>

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#418 Andres Araya / arayaandresfco - Score: 16 - 05/15/16 @ 19:59
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#419 quiggy🌹 / quiggy - Score: 16 - 05/18/16 @ 14:20
:%s/[:01]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#420 Ameen P / Ameen_P1 - Score: 16 - 06/23/16 @ 16:59
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#421 Timothy Caleb Nordlo / tnordloh - Score: 16 - 06/30/16 @ 04:03
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#422 André Peric Tavares / AndrePeric - Score: 16 - 07/24/16 @ 17:43
:%s/[01:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#423 알카포 / alkpo12 - Score: 16 - 09/09/16 @ 07:46
:%s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#424 Ian van der Linde / Ian_vdl - Score: 16 - 09/16/16 @ 16:16
:%s/[:01]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#425 Ilya Ezepov / iezepov - Score: 16 - 12/05/16 @ 09:21
:%s/[:01]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#426 Colin Jacobs / coljac - Score: 16 - 03/14/17 @ 11:52
:%s@[1:0]@ @g<CR>ZZ

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#427 Stop and think / ms_uncountable - Score: 16 - 07/07/17 @ 11:14
lqavf]hr jq3@aZZ

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#428 Gurukandhamoorthi / Gurukandhamoor1 - Score: 16 - 07/10/17 @ 14:06
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#429 Ron Alexssen / Ralexhere - Score: 16 - 11/08/17 @ 18:19
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#430 Spacesh1p / spacesh1pdev - Score: 16 - 01/04/18 @ 10:26
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#431 Pereant osores / viniciusxp - Score: 16 - 04/30/18 @ 08:04
:%s/[0:1]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#432 z0c / zerocabal - Score: 16 - 06/06/18 @ 14:00
:%s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#433 RobertT / techrt2050 - Score: 17 - 07/22/14 @ 03:35
l3r +l.+l..+l..ZZ

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#434 James Ryland Miller / longhornxtreme - Score: 17 - 07/29/14 @ 05:44
l<C-V>G3lr Gf0<C-V>klr ZZ

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#435 Alex / ninjabassist777 - Score: 17 - 07/30/14 @ 23:16
vi[r j.jvi[r j.ZZ

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#436 Justin Knag / justinknag - Score: 17 - 08/28/14 @ 12:07
:%s/[0:1]/ g<Left>/<CR>ZZ

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#437 coryknapp / coryknapp - Score: 17 - 09/26/15 @ 02:31
:%s/[10:]/ /g<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#438 Jakob Schöttl / jschoettl - Score: 17 - 12/20/15 @ 04:37
vi[r j.jvi[r j.ZZ

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#439 Feras / faldah - Score: 17 - 04/24/16 @ 01:15
:%s/[1:0]/ /g|wq<CR>

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#440 Julius Hövel / JulesFH - Score: 18 - 07/20/14 @ 15:16
:%s/[^\[\]]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#441 Ryan O'Donnell / bt_ryanodonnell - Score: 18 - 08/08/14 @ 15:58
:%s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>:wq<CR>

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#442 Jonas / j0na3 - Score: 18 - 09/13/14 @ 22:00
:%s/1\|0\|:/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#443 Patrick Mitchell / jpmitche11 - Score: 18 - 10/10/14 @ 01:58
:%s/[^\[\]]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#444 Yuval Goncz / YGoncho - Score: 18 - 12/24/14 @ 11:14
w<C-V><Right><Right>3jr /0<CR><C-V><Down><Right>r ZZ

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#445 d1uckym d1uckym / d1uckym - Score: 18 - 02/16/15 @ 06:44
:%s/[^\[\]]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#446 shugen / shugeno - Score: 18 - 03/16/15 @ 22:33
:%s/[^\[\]]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#447 ɐʇnɥsɐpoʇ / todashuta - Score: 18 - 03/25/15 @ 09:02
l<C-V>3j2lr /0<CR><C-V>jlr ZZ

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#448 Marcus Buffett / MarcusBuffett - Score: 18 - 10/05/15 @ 19:16
:%s/[^\[\]]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#449 TS / tiredsounds - Score: 18 - 01/27/16 @ 05:09
f0<C-V>Glr 3j<C-V>kf0lr ZZ

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#450 Micha / michman89 - Score: 18 - 08/14/16 @ 16:30
l<C-V>Gf1r /0<CR><C-V>jlr :x<CR>

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#451 James Potter / JJPotterkowski - Score: 18 - 10/22/16 @ 04:13
l<C-V>3j2lr 3Gw<C-V>jlr ZZ

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#452 Paul Inc / hiniol1982 - Score: 18 - 09/17/17 @ 16:54
/\d\|:<CR>:%s// /g<CR>ZZ

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#453 Joseph Siddall / jbsiddall - Score: 19 - 07/30/14 @ 02:52
<NL>:%s/[^\]\[]/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#454 Matthew Barrington / mbarrin - Score: 19 - 07/30/14 @ 21:25
lqqvt]r qj@qj@qj.ZZ

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#455 Bobby Matson / bomatson - Score: 19 - 08/07/14 @ 16:59
VG:s/[1:0]/ /g<CR>:wq<CR>

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#456 Jesse Morton / Jesse_Motion - Score: 19 - 11/03/14 @ 07:22
qqlvt]r wwq@q@q@qZZ

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#457 Daniel Pham / dany_pham - Score: 19 - 10/16/15 @ 04:41
:% s/1\|0\|:/ /g<CR>ZZ

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#458 Remi Bernotavicius / bobbobbio - Score: 21 - 07/18/14 @ 02:56
:% s/1\|0\|:/ /g<CR>:wq<CR>

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#459 Halsey Smith / HalseySmith3 - Score: 21 - 10/10/17 @ 18:23
w3r 3w3r 3w5r 3w5r ZZ

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#460 Mark / mowen01 - Score: 23 - 07/28/14 @ 05:56
qqci]   <Esc>3wq3@qi  <Esc>k.ZZ

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#461 Simon Mölzer / h0wser - Score: 24 - 08/25/14 @ 15:15
:%S<BS>s/[01:]/ / <BS>g <BS><CR>:wq<CR>

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#462 Christian Guenter / chris_guenter - Score: 37 - 05/31/15 @ 19:09
<CR>q1<Right>R   <Esc>q<Down><Home>@1<Down><Home>@1<Down><Home>@ <Esc>@1<Right>R  <Up><Left><Left>  <Esc>ZZ

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#463 Felipe Apostol / flipjsio - Score: 40 - 10/06/14 @ 22:36
lR   <Esc>jhhR   <Esc>jhhR     <Esc>jhhhhR     <Esc>:wq<CR>

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#464 luffy / raxcoi - Score: 75 - 08/01/14 @ 13:29
:<Up><Up><Up>%s/[^\[\]]*/\=repeat()/g<Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Left>' ', strlen()<Left>submatch(0)<CR>:wq<CR>

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Created by: udioica

464 active golfers, 1482 entries

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#121 - booom / ateukme

08/18/2014 at 09:01PM

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#122 - Marcin Radomski / _dextero

08/19/2014 at 02:12PM

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#123 - Fan Zhang / 2bDeactivat3d

08/22/2014 at 08:57AM

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#124 - April Gentle / chen327684096

08/22/2014 at 12:33PM

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#125 - Vim Golfer / golfing_vim

08/24/2014 at 12:11PM

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#126 - dylan / dcourv

09/06/2014 at 07:04PM

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#127 - Jeff / just_geophree

09/13/2014 at 08:39PM

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#128 - Mundi / MarcusMundi

09/14/2014 at 04:57PM

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#129 - vim doof / vimdoof

10/07/2014 at 03:34PM

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#130 - Charles H. Leggett / cleggett

10/27/2014 at 04:30PM

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#131 - Kongqun Yang / KongqunY

10/28/2014 at 05:17AM

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#132 - Dane Summers / dsummersl

10/31/2014 at 12:55PM

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#133 - John Smith / temp_soraismus

11/19/2014 at 06:15AM

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#134 - Andrew Leung / aleungpivotal

12/22/2014 at 05:37PM

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#135 - Alex Birdsall / OilCanSamson

12/22/2014 at 09:23PM

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#136 - mark0829 / mark0829

01/27/2015 at 11:44PM

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#137 - no name / vimgol

01/30/2015 at 03:54PM

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#138 - Eduardo / earada

02/15/2015 at 04:40PM

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#139 - xieyh11 / xieyh11

02/16/2015 at 03:35AM

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#140 - pftb12345 / pftb12345

03/31/2015 at 01:49PM

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#141 - Charles Joachim / cacplate

04/21/2015 at 02:19AM

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#142 - Antony Scriven / antonyscriven

05/05/2015 at 04:43PM

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#143 - Slurpie Chapdash / SlurpieChapdash

05/11/2015 at 02:45PM

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#144 - Personal Life Trackr / PersLifeTrackr

05/27/2015 at 10:36PM

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#145 - Lifepillar / lifepillar

07/23/2015 at 09:47PM

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#146 - Kirill Cherkashin / kirjs

09/19/2015 at 10:15PM

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#147 - Mikael Saltzman / MikaelSaltzman

09/26/2015 at 04:49PM

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#148 - DespicableJerk / JerkDespicable

10/22/2015 at 03:30PM

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#149 - retro / tryphopp

01/20/2016 at 08:27AM

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#150 - Janine Cheng / janineist

02/14/2016 at 06:40AM