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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 559c30948ef59c0eb7000002

Collect List

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Solutions

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#1039 Radoslav Ivanov / @rivanov1 - Score: 89 - 09/15/15 @ 18:30
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