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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 5666943bac55c907fd02066f

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#275 antew / antewcode - Score: 11 - 02/29/16 @ 19:08
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#276 Michael Potter / MicLeviPotter - Score: 11 - 03/02/16 @ 06:33
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#277 Caleb Roberts / calebmail2012 - Score: 11 - 03/02/16 @ 23:40
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#278 Global Maquereau / GlobalMaquereau - Score: 11 - 03/03/16 @ 16:09
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#279 eL Gee / LauranceEl - Score: 11 - 03/11/16 @ 16:08
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#280 Carlos A Henríquez Q / lagunex - Score: 11 - 03/13/16 @ 17:15
<C-V>Gr/ddLddZZ

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#281 Filippos K. / filkaris - Score: 11 - 03/18/16 @ 16:24
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#282 Defts = DvToons / defts - Score: 11 - 03/27/16 @ 17:22
<C-V>Gr/dd<C-D>ddZZ

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#283 Chenut Ludovic / 7Brwa7 - Score: 11 - 04/05/16 @ 11:26
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#284 Clémence / Clemence_Neoxia - Score: 11 - 04/12/16 @ 07:27
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#285 Matteo Signer / MatteoSigner - Score: 11 - 04/12/16 @ 12:47
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#286 John Smith / JohnSmith448816 - Score: 11 - 05/15/16 @ 22:49
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#287 Sanjay / patelsan - Score: 11 - 06/19/16 @ 16:10
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#288 Ram Tamtam / ramtamtamtam - Score: 11 - 06/22/16 @ 13:51
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#289 malet / Malet - Score: 11 - 06/24/16 @ 22:04
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#290 Dan Madden / guthran - Score: 11 - 07/15/16 @ 15:30
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#291 javier castro / eusipial - Score: 11 - 09/17/16 @ 04:31
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#292 Daniel Bellenger / DanielBellenger - Score: 11 - 09/30/16 @ 18:51
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#293 Kyouma / kyoumaJohn - Score: 11 - 10/14/16 @ 15:04
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#294 holy_sin / 0zero0 - Score: 11 - 12/16/16 @ 04:36
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#295 Yann / yannstadnicki - Score: 11 - 02/21/17 @ 05:46
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#296 Daniel / Daniel00288663 - Score: 11 - 03/21/17 @ 10:02
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#297 caplod / caplod - Score: 11 - 03/26/17 @ 09:59
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#298 Alexander Gryson / agryson - Score: 11 - 05/01/17 @ 15:55
<C-V>Gr/dd)ddZZ

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#299 Wang Wu / rubepeg - Score: 11 - 05/12/17 @ 06:34
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#300 Chicuella / chicuellahere - Score: 11 - 06/06/17 @ 13:28
<C-V>lGr/ddG.ZZ

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#301 Brandon Height / Lask0x - Score: 11 - 08/08/17 @ 04:00
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#302 Paul Draghicescu / pdragy - Score: 11 - 03/22/18 @ 22:41
<C-V>Gr/ddGddZZ

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#303 h l / lonnez90 - Score: 12 - 12/08/15 @ 20:33
<C-V>Gc//<Esc>ddG.ZZ

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#304 macmental / macmental - Score: 12 - 12/18/15 @ 22:13
<C-V>Gr/dd}dd<Esc>ZZ

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#305 Jakob Schöttl / jschoettl - Score: 12 - 12/31/15 @ 07:54
dd<C-V>G<Left>r/GddZZ

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#306 wall2flower / wall2flower - Score: 12 - 06/04/16 @ 18:03
<C-V>lGr/ddGddZZ

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#307 Timothy Caleb Nordlo / tnordloh - Score: 12 - 06/27/16 @ 00:46
dd<C-V>Ghr/GddZZ

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#308 Ryan van Rensburg / rdvr001 - Score: 12 - 07/18/16 @ 19:29
<C-V>Gs//<Esc>ddG.ZZ

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#309 Micha / michman89 - Score: 12 - 08/10/16 @ 10:55
<C-V>Gr/ddGdd:x<CR>

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#310 Hans Yelek / hans_yelek - Score: 12 - 01/11/17 @ 06:03
<C-V>Gc//<Esc>ddG.ZZ

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#311 Gurukandhamoorthi / Gurukandhamoor1 - Score: 12 - 07/10/17 @ 14:09
ddGdd<C-V>Hhr/ZZ

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#312 grigouille / grigouille2 - Score: 12 - 07/11/17 @ 11:49
ddG.<C-V>6khr/ZZ

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#313 Joe Heywood / joehabsjoe - Score: 12 - 12/22/17 @ 18:13
dd<C-V>Ghr/GddZZ

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#314 Stefan Reinhold / iithron - Score: 13 - 12/14/15 @ 11:38
<C-V>G2r/ddG.:wq<CR>

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#315 noname / banxjal2 - Score: 13 - 02/06/16 @ 17:44
<C-V>Gc//<Esc>ddGddZZ

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#316 Oliver Christ / 0liverChrist - Score: 13 - 07/12/16 @ 22:15
<C-V>Gc//<Esc>ddGddZZ

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#317 杨洋 / 176795444 - Score: 13 - 08/29/17 @ 12:11
ddGdd<C-V>gghr/ZZ

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#318 Jeff / RealJeffIrwin - Score: 13 - 10/09/17 @ 19:42
ddGdd<C-Q>gghr/ZZ

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#319 Danijel Mitar / DanijelMitar - Score: 14 - 12/13/15 @ 16:49
dd<C-V>G<Left>c//<Esc>GddZZ

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#320 Ben / CubicPants - Score: 14 - 12/16/15 @ 23:20
dd<C-V>Ghc//<Esc>GddZZ

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#321 twenty2twoss / twenty2twoss - Score: 14 - 12/28/15 @ 19:24
<C-V>Gr/ddGdd<Esc>:wq<CR>

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#322 戸田 薫 / KaoruToda - Score: 14 - 01/10/16 @ 04:14
dd<C-V>G0s//<Esc>GddZZ

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#323 TS / tiredsounds - Score: 14 - 01/27/16 @ 04:28
ddG.<C-V>gghc//<Esc>ZZ

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#324 Knarf / Knarf93 - Score: 15 - 12/10/15 @ 21:40
dd<C-V>G<Left>c//<Esc>Gdd:x<CR>

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#325 luffy / raxcoi - Score: 15 - 12/20/15 @ 17:07
ddGdd0<C-V>ggc//<Esc>ZZ

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#326 (´ ・ω・`) / zenmou - Score: 16 - 01/10/16 @ 07:32
dd:%s#..#//<CR>ddZZ

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#327 Charles Laber-Smith / clabersmith - Score: 18 - 03/31/16 @ 16:49
ddqq0R//<Esc>jq5@qddZZ

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#328 Mendel Simon / agentms11 - Score: 19 - 12/08/15 @ 13:17
dd:%s#\W*#// <CR><CR>ddZZ

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#329 Bence Béky / bence_beky - Score: 19 - 12/11/15 @ 00:04
ddhqaR//<Esc>hjq6@addZZ

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#330 z0c / zerocabal - Score: 19 - 06/06/18 @ 15:58
ddhqgR//<Esc>hjq5@gddZZ

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#331 Mike McGowan / mikemcgowan75 - Score: 20 - 12/18/15 @ 14:24
dd0qqr/lr/0jq6@qddZZ

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#332 Theodore DeRego / tedsta0 - Score: 21 - 12/08/15 @ 08:31
ddhqgR//<Esc>jhq5@gdd:wq<CR>

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#333 El Achèche ANIS / elacheche - Score: 22 - 12/14/15 @ 17:48
dd:%s/^ \*/\/\//g<CR>ddZZ

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#334 Matt Walsh / wattmalsh - Score: 22 - 02/13/17 @ 05:25
ddGdd:%s/ \*/\/\//g<CR>ZZ

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#335 Paul Inc / hiniol1982 - Score: 22 - 08/04/17 @ 18:34
:g/\//<CR>:g//d<CR><C-V>hgghr/ZZ

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#336 Oser / thegolfer8 - Score: 23 - 01/01/16 @ 01:07
<C-V>GldddGdd<C-V>ggI// <Esc>:w<CR>:q<CR>

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#337 Alexander Ryzhikov / Coobaha - Score: 27 - 01/05/16 @ 18:18
:%s/*/\/\//g<CR>ddHddggVG<:wq<CR>

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#338 atemyda-4959 / atemyda - Score: 28 - 12/09/15 @ 10:32
DddGdd<C-V><Left><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up>c//<Esc>ZZ

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#339 Luke / toy_lang_smell - Score: 29 - 01/01/17 @ 05:37
/*<CR>ddsX<BS><BS>//<Esc>n.n.n.n.n.ndd:wq<CR>

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#340 Eshan Singh / SinghEshansingh - Score: 31 - 12/22/15 @ 10:46
ddGddgghqqr/jq<C-V>6j@qggl<C-V>6j@@:wq<CR>

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#341 Lucas McDaniel / Ldmcdaniel109 - Score: 32 - 01/21/16 @ 21:36
ddh2ciw//<Esc>jh.jh.jh.jh.jh.jdd:wq<CR>

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#342 Christopher Wells / ExcaliburZero_Z - Score: 54 - 12/11/15 @ 12:05
dd<Del><Del><Down><Del><Del><Down><Del><Del><Down><Del><Del><Down><Del><Del><Down><Del><Del><Down>ddi<Left>//<Up><Left><Left>//<Up><Left><Left>//<Up><Left><Left>//<Up><Left><Left>//<Up><Left><Left>//<Esc>ZZ

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#343 Jay Hack / _jayhack_ - Score: 68 - 12/18/15 @ 04:14
dd7ggdd:%i<BS>A<BS>I//<BS><BS><BS><BS>%s/*<BS>\*//<BS>\/\/<CR><Up><Up><Up><Up><Up><BS>x<Down>xjxjxjxjxjkkkkkjjjjjj:wq<CR>

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