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#413 aaron sullivan / aaronsull - Score: 14 - 11/29/14 @ 23:18
2yjPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#414 Bernardo Amorim / BernardoDCGA - Score: 14 - 12/31/14 @ 04:03
3yyPx$xJ$J$xZZ

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#415 Raynard, Jordan / raynard_jordan - Score: 14 - 01/14/15 @ 13:51
3jdi(u<C-Left>O<Esc>pJJZZ

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#416 SilentFl / Silent_Fl - Score: 14 - 01/27/15 @ 07:43
JJYuuPxwxx$xZZ

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#417 沸腾钢 / tobecloud - Score: 14 - 02/08/15 @ 10:08
Ov<C-N> vi i<C-N><Esc>:wq<CR>

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#418 Marcin Brański / 3h4xx - Score: 14 - 03/10/15 @ 15:59
y3yPxJbxxJ$xZZ

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#419 BartJanssen / BartJanssen - Score: 14 - 03/13/15 @ 07:43
y3yPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#420 Jay Pfaffman / pfaffman - Score: 14 - 04/27/15 @ 19:37
l4ywhO<Esc>p$xJJZZ

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#421 Rolf / liffon - Score: 14 - 04/28/15 @ 20:21
GyibggO<C-O>p<Esc>JJZZ

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#422 Jonas Ng / jnshey - Score: 14 - 05/26/15 @ 15:13
yi(O<Esc>pwxVjjJZZ

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#423 Kevin Knox / kevinrknox - Score: 14 - 05/26/15 @ 17:55
3yyPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#424 mat / matgeist - Score: 14 - 06/02/15 @ 18:07
3jyi)ggO<Esc>PJJZZ

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#425 Hervé Rouault / hrouault - Score: 14 - 06/12/15 @ 21:52
y2jPxJ<BS>xxJ$xZZ

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#426 raghu erapaneedi / raghue9 - Score: 14 - 06/19/15 @ 12:58
GyibggO<C-O>p<Esc>JJZZ

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#427 darookee / darookee - Score: 14 - 07/24/15 @ 09:44
yi(O<Esc>P3J2b2xZZ

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#428 alex / alexAngle8 - Score: 14 - 08/23/15 @ 06:30
3jyi(ggO<Esc>pJJZZ

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#429 Jesse Atkinson / jsatk - Score: 14 - 08/29/15 @ 03:48
GyibggO<C-O>p<Esc>JJZZ

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#430 AD / Lievr0 - Score: 14 - 11/21/15 @ 14:32
3YP3J0xw..$.ZZ

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#431 h l / lonnez90 - Score: 14 - 12/03/15 @ 01:36
y2jPxJhxxJ$xZZ

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#432 twenty2twoss / twenty2twoss - Score: 14 - 01/20/16 @ 18:17
3yyPxf-x3J$xZZ

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#433 Pratap Koritala / pratap_koritala - Score: 14 - 02/21/16 @ 05:52
y3yPxJbxxJ$xZZ

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#434 John Brown / ThisIsJohnBrown - Score: 14 - 03/06/16 @ 04:24
y3yPxJhxxJ$xZZ

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#435 M S / b1790037 - Score: 14 - 03/15/16 @ 18:03
yi(O<Esc>P3J2bxxZZ

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#436 Dinesh Bhosale / MrDineshBhosale - Score: 14 - 03/30/16 @ 22:30
y3yPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#437 Ryan Dwyer / ryan_dwyer - Score: 14 - 06/05/16 @ 21:46
y/(<CR>PxJXXJ$xZZ

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#438 Micha / michman89 - Score: 14 - 08/12/16 @ 10:02
3j3Y{Px3J$x:x<CR>

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#439 Nome / sensorario - Score: 14 - 12/13/16 @ 06:21
Ovim vi im<C-N><Esc>ZZ

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#440 Patrick Sanan / patricksanan - Score: 14 - 02/20/17 @ 13:36
3yyPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#441 Brandon Height / Lask0x - Score: 14 - 08/08/17 @ 03:52
3yyPx$xJ$J$xZZ

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#442 Jeff / RealJeffIrwin - Score: 14 - 10/09/17 @ 18:51
2yjPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#443 Luke Parsons / lukeparsons - Score: 14 - 12/28/17 @ 13:42
2yjPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#444 Dennis Burke / ikirudennis - Score: 14 - 02/25/18 @ 14:53
y2jPxf-xJJ$xZZ

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#445 Oliver Christ / 0liverChrist - Score: 15 - 10/09/14 @ 21:34
4GVGyggPxJJ<End>xZZ

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#446 Patrick Mitchell / jpmitche11 - Score: 15 - 10/10/14 @ 00:46
y3yP3J_xwxx$xZZ

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#447 Marcin Sza / coot_ - Score: 15 - 10/10/14 @ 20:13
3YPxf-dw2JJ$DZZ

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#448 Michael Daffin / James14790 - Score: 15 - 10/14/14 @ 10:15
Gyi(ggO<Esc>`ppJJZZ

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#449 David Asabina / vidbina - Score: 15 - 10/16/14 @ 18:54
4G3yy1GPxJJ$xZZ

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#450 Aaron Lebahn / cplusplus - Score: 15 - 10/18/14 @ 00:00
2yjPxJXxJ$x:wq<CR>

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#451 ЕвгенийВ / imater - Score: 15 - 10/27/14 @ 05:00
y3yP3J_xwxx$xZZ

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#452 JamesT / jamestrinklein - Score: 15 - 11/07/14 @ 19:13
y3yP3J_xwxx$xZZ

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#453 Jason Wolf / zephyr_wolf - Score: 15 - 11/14/14 @ 20:00
3YPx3JA<BS><Esc>F-2xZZ

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#454 jake romer / notjakeromer - Score: 15 - 11/20/14 @ 09:42
3YPx3JA<BS><Esc>F-2xZZ

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#455 Katie Li / ryfgvb - Score: 15 - 11/28/14 @ 21:25
4G3yy1GPxJJ$xZZ

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#456 Michael Leong / mhwleong - Score: 15 - 12/03/14 @ 15:41
2yjPxJXxJ$x:wq<CR>

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#457 Jordana Lachow / TomofBedlam - Score: 15 - 12/28/14 @ 20:58
3YPx3JA<BS><Esc>F-2xZZ

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#458 Eric Biven / EricBiven - Score: 15 - 12/31/14 @ 22:00
y3yP3J_xwxx$xZZ

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#459 Gideon VanRiette / gidjv - Score: 15 - 03/05/15 @ 19:13
:4,6y<CR>Px3JA<BS><Esc>ZZ

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#460 Jack Z / itszhou - Score: 15 - 06/28/15 @ 16:24
:4,6y<CR>P3J$x0xZZ

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#461 Stani Banani / Stani_Banani - Score: 15 - 10/17/15 @ 22:18
y3yP3J$x0xwxxZZ

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#462 Gerald Tilma / GeraldTilma - Score: 15 - 10/18/15 @ 16:14
4GyGggPJJ$x0xZZ

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#463 abbystasja / abbystasja - Score: 15 - 12/21/15 @ 23:26
3<Down>3yyggPx3J$xZZ

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#464 David Stolfo / david_stolfo - Score: 15 - 01/06/16 @ 18:02
3yyP3J0xwxx$xZZ

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#465 John Martinsson / Darksoox - Score: 16 - 10/10/14 @ 15:29
4Gyi(ggPJJea<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#466 Alex Birdsall / OilCanSamson - Score: 16 - 12/17/14 @ 03:44
yi(O<Esc>p3V:j<CR>WdwZZ

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#467 Jake Eskel / JakeEskel - Score: 16 - 12/28/14 @ 20:50
Gyi(ggPJJf(i<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#468 chvzvhn / chvzvhn - Score: 16 - 04/02/15 @ 03:12
:4,6t0<CR>kkxJJ$xZZ

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#469 Hendrik Lammers / hendriklammers - Score: 16 - 05/07/15 @ 19:22
GyibggO<C-R>"<Esc>2k3JZZ

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#470 Agostino Hernandez / vimagostino - Score: 16 - 07/08/15 @ 18:40
3j3yyggP3J$x0xZZ

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#471 Marcus Buffett / MarcusBuffett - Score: 16 - 10/05/15 @ 04:58
3YPJJA<BS><Esc>F-2x0xZZ

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#472 Alexander Ryzhikov / Coobaha - Score: 16 - 01/15/16 @ 13:40
4G3YHP3%J.$x0xZZ

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#473 Nelson Zhang / Fasoters - Score: 16 - 05/24/17 @ 01:18
y3yPJJ0xf-xx$xZZ

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#474 Kaydo Alders / Yousousen - Score: 16 - 03/13/18 @ 17:07
3yyPJJ$xF-..0.ZZ

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#475 CY / wongcy0 - Score: 17 - 10/17/14 @ 22:41
3jV2jyggPJJ<Home>x<End>xZZ

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#476 Владимир Оберемок / Nihtalak - Score: 17 - 10/25/14 @ 20:19
3yyPJJ0xf-2xf)xZZ

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#477 Mikael Evander / mikael_evander - Score: 17 - 11/04/14 @ 12:23
*yi(ggPJJf(i<CR><Esc>ZZ<NL>

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#478 Jens Weggemann / JensWeggemann - Score: 17 - 11/27/14 @ 08:03
GvibyggPJJwwi<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#479 Kyle Nesslein / knessl - Score: 17 - 10/02/15 @ 16:43
3jv%yggPxJJf)r<CR>ZZ

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#480 Dan Oneata / DanOneata - Score: 17 - 05/15/16 @ 15:30
4jyi(ggPJJf(i<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#481 Shizukesa / Shizukesa - Score: 18 - 07/06/15 @ 22:49
4jyibgg0PJJf(i<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#482 Christopher Wells / ExcaliburZero_Z - Score: 18 - 12/19/15 @ 14:41
3GveyHOvim vi <Esc>pZZ

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#483 F Prades Illanes / fprades - Score: 19 - 10/23/14 @ 10:53
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#484 Jan Novak / odpadnimail - Score: 19 - 11/18/14 @ 23:46
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#485 Akira Sasaki / hikomimo - Score: 19 - 11/20/14 @ 03:52
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#486 Edmundo Perez / ingedmundo - Score: 19 - 12/03/14 @ 15:33
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#487 Rao Zvorovski / RaoZvorovski - Score: 19 - 12/05/14 @ 11:07
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#488 luffy / raxcoi - Score: 19 - 12/16/14 @ 09:48
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#489 Adam Redfern / AdmRedfern - Score: 19 - 12/22/14 @ 16:31
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#490 きよ / Mr_kiyo - Score: 19 - 12/31/14 @ 02:48
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#491 Yuan Guan / yuanguan89 - Score: 19 - 03/02/15 @ 05:47
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#492 Maxime / Maxime_VII - Score: 19 - 06/23/15 @ 14:39
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#493 Mika .B / Michael_Ben_Ali - Score: 19 - 09/11/15 @ 13:15
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#494 Eitan Burcat / eburcat - Score: 19 - 05/11/16 @ 18:55
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#495 wall2flower / wall2flower - Score: 19 - 06/04/16 @ 18:13
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#496 Ben Baker-Smith / Bit_Synthesis - Score: 19 - 07/17/16 @ 06:08
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#497 Ryan van Rensburg / rdvr001 - Score: 19 - 07/21/16 @ 10:17
:4,6t0<CR>:1,3j<CR>%x0xZZ

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#498 Pierre Stévens / pierre_stv - Score: 19 - 11/04/17 @ 09:40
Ovim vi improved<Esc>ZZ

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#499 木下 和巳@意識低い勢 / warugaki_kazumi - Score: 20 - 10/20/14 @ 05:40
Ovim vi improved<Esc>:x<CR>

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#500 Jonathan Jin / jjin082693 - Score: 20 - 11/17/14 @ 17:14
:4,6y<CR>PxJJA<BS><Esc>:w<CR>:wq<CR>

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#501 Doru-Mihai Muntean / dorumihai - Score: 20 - 12/01/16 @ 23:05
Gvi(yggO<C-R>0<Esc>ggJJ<Esc>:wq<CR>

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#502 Dmitry Teslenko / krab_mozga - Score: 22 - 10/09/14 @ 13:18
Ovim vi impo<BS>roved<Esc><Esc>ZZ

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#503 Syd Kerckhove / KerckhoveSyd - Score: 22 - 11/07/14 @ 21:02
ivim vi improved<CR><Esc>:wq<CR>

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#504 jiangchuan / tommy_he - Score: 22 - 11/15/14 @ 19:09
/(<CR>l3ywggPJJni<CR><Esc>zz:wq<CR>

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#505 diogovk / diogovk - Score: 22 - 05/08/15 @ 18:50
/m$<CR>bv/d<CR>yggPJJna<CR><Esc>:x<CR>

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#506 Dave Solomon / davemsolomon - Score: 23 - 11/02/14 @ 14:08
i<CR><Up>vim vi improved<Esc>:wq<CR>

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#507 Tom / CronutFacts - Score: 23 - 05/22/16 @ 20:11
<Right>v<Down><Down>fdy0i<CR><Up><Esc>p2gqjf-xxZZ

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#508 David Aguilera / davilera - Score: 23 - 08/11/16 @ 14:17
ya(Pxw<Del>a<Del><Esc>A <Esc>a<Del><Esc>wwr<CR>:x<CR>

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#509 Joaquin Coronel / cantstoptheguac - Score: 23 - 02/03/17 @ 15:27
Ovim vi improved<Esc>:w<CR>:q<CR>

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#510 Martin Chabot / martinosis - Score: 25 - 01/02/15 @ 01:27
:4<CR>lv/d<CR>yggPjkJJwwi<CR><Esc>zzZZ

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#511 Anton / AntonAzgarovich - Score: 28 - 06/10/16 @ 19:23
<Down><Right>kOvim vi improved:<BS><Esc>:w<CR>Qq<CR>

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#512 Violette Vanadium / ViolettVanadium - Score: 29 - 10/08/14 @ 05:16
3jyi)HP:1,1<BS>2s/\n/\ /<CR>f(i<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#513 Dr John Zoidberg / johnny_zoidberg - Score: 33 - 10/17/14 @ 23:31
i<CR><Esc>kivimviim<BS><BS><BS><BS> vi improved<Esc>Qwq<CR>

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#514 Justin Knag / justinknag - Score: 39 - 10/09/14 @ 03:20
ggjjjy33PPyj3yyPggddjjpkddkkPxJJ$xjjjZZ

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#515 Juampy NR / juampynr - Score: 55 - 10/10/14 @ 20:33
<Esc>xJhxx<Esc>lJ<Esc>lllllllllllllx<Esc>ja '<BS>-<Esc>jjkk3yyjjp<Esc>lllllxx<Esc>:wq<CR>

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Created by: udioica

515 active golfers, 1714 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#1 - John Meisner / jmeisned

10/08/2014 at 05:28AM

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#2 - Urtica dioica / udioica

10/08/2014 at 06:03AM

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#3 - Petro Тrouq / zulolosi

10/08/2014 at 07:10AM

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#4 - John Braxler / braxler

10/08/2014 at 01:33PM

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#5 - Mina Naguib / minaguib

10/08/2014 at 06:16PM

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#6 - Daniel Burnett / mango_cheetah

10/09/2014 at 10:40PM

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#7 - Kai Yuan / kentyuan

10/10/2014 at 09:11AM

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#8 - Tim Chase / gumnos

10/10/2014 at 02:42PM

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#9 - Sheldon / sheldon_chi

10/11/2014 at 06:43AM

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#10 - Bill Booth / ohiopyle

10/12/2014 at 09:25PM

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#11 - Daniel Pham / dany_pham

10/13/2014 at 05:16AM

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#12 - aborilov / aborilov

10/16/2014 at 05:23AM

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#13 - Mattias Fransson / azzidoos

10/16/2014 at 05:22PM

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#14 - Marcelo Montu / _mMontu_

10/17/2014 at 07:23PM

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#15 - Andreas Simon / ndrssmn

10/18/2014 at 04:34PM

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#16 - Iany / grayhatdogfish

10/21/2014 at 06:39AM

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#17 - Anton Davydov / anton_davydov

10/22/2014 at 06:16PM

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#18 - Peter Andersson / teroqim

10/22/2014 at 08:20PM

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#19 - Marcin Radomski / _dextero

10/23/2014 at 07:38AM

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#20 - murmurs / mrmrs_

10/25/2014 at 05:48PM

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#21 - Charles H. Leggett / cleggett

10/27/2014 at 04:08PM

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#22 - Kongqun Yang / KongqunY

10/27/2014 at 11:34PM

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#23 - Johannes H. / neVexa

10/28/2014 at 03:51PM

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#24 - Michael Kolupaev / al13n321

10/28/2014 at 11:10PM

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#25 - ———đίxίє—flαтlίиє——— / _dixie_flatline

11/02/2014 at 07:31PM

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#26 - Asymmetrical Max / thismax

11/06/2014 at 07:33AM

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#27 - Michael Comerford / MComerford1

11/09/2014 at 03:46AM

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#28 - Hrvoje Kopinc / Hrwaaa

11/16/2014 at 03:56PM

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#29 - Martin Toma / MartinToma

11/16/2014 at 10:00PM

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#30 - shein / skriyka

11/18/2014 at 11:16PM