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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 540629666a1e4000020d9e5a

-a-b-c-

Put hyphens everywhere.

Start file
abcdefghijklm
End file
-a-b-c-d-e-f-g-h-i-j-k-l-m-

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> -a-b-c-d-e-f-g-h-i-j-k-l-m-

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#915 bluehat / @b1u3h4t - Score: 81 - 09/17/14 @ 15:44
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