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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-

View Diff

1c1
< abcdefghijklm
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> -a-b-c-d-e-f-g-h-i-j-k-l-m-

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#947 bluehat / @b1u3h4t - Score: 81 - 09/17/14 @ 15:44
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947 active golfers, 2567 entries

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#331 - See BEAMs through walls / @hauleth

09/02/2014 at 08:58PM

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#332 - Justin Knag / @justinknag

09/02/2014 at 09:22PM

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#333 - Patrick M. Regan / @rubbsdecvik

09/02/2014 at 09:22PM

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#334 - Justin / @justinjaffray

09/02/2014 at 10:25PM

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#335 - Edgar Gonzalez / @gonzedge

09/02/2014 at 11:46PM

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#336 - Chris Putnam Nine / @chrisputnam9

09/03/2014 at 02:14AM

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#337 - Amit Verma / @amitv12

09/03/2014 at 03:44AM

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#338 - Lily / @lilibethdlc

09/03/2014 at 03:56AM

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#339 - Vim Fandango / @VimFandango

09/03/2014 at 06:16AM

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#340 - Dr4k3 / @Dr4k3_LE

09/03/2014 at 09:32AM

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#341 - Pete Johns / @johnsyweb

09/03/2014 at 10:13AM

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#342 - Dmitriy / @_dpy_

09/03/2014 at 07:50PM

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#343 - Marco Biasini / @biasmv

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#344 - Dario Avitabile / @tutticapaci

09/03/2014 at 09:59PM

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#345 - RobertT / @techrt2050

09/03/2014 at 11:29PM

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#346 - madka / @lachrimae_pavan

09/04/2014 at 12:47AM

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#347 - Carlos López / @morrizon

09/04/2014 at 01:07PM

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#348 - Vim Golfer / @golfing_vim

09/04/2014 at 03:29PM

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#349 - April Gentle / @chen327684096

09/05/2014 at 06:52AM

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#350 - iamevn / @iamevn

09/05/2014 at 08:15PM

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#351 - Florent F. / @floff01

09/07/2014 at 06:06PM

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#352 - Blaž Kranjc / @c2leader

09/08/2014 at 12:28PM

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#353 - mnx / @mnxx

09/09/2014 at 11:11AM

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#354 - Zapata / @Incredible_JFP

09/09/2014 at 10:19PM

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#355 - Ram Tamtam / @ramtamtamtam

09/10/2014 at 12:04PM

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#356 - i5513 / @i5513

09/12/2014 at 09:27PM

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#357 - Wayne Franklin / @waf1waf

09/14/2014 at 01:20AM

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#358 - Michael Wang / @micwang6

09/14/2014 at 08:39PM

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#359 - Giovanni Garufi / @garufi_giovanni

09/14/2014 at 09:17PM

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#360 - Martin Keogh / @Martin1Keogh

09/15/2014 at 04:09PM