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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 57a4ec036f04c40bf8000001

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Simple ascii-art diamond. The grid is 40x40.

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#5 Louis Caruana / louiecaruana - Score: 56 - 08/06/16 @ 03:28
VGr 19lqq<C-V>20lr/hjq19@qe<C-V>{$x<C-O>jpel<C-V>}x{$pqqr\jlq19@q020@@ZZ

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#6 George Angelopoulos / g_usermod - Score: 66 - 08/06/16 @ 00:16
VGr L<C-V>Mj21|r/j$qq<C-V>G$r jhq19@qhh20@='r\kh'<CR>$20@@hqq<C-V>M20|r/jhq19@qZZ

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Created by: g_usermod

6 active golfers, 20 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#1 - Stanislav / prstad

08/24/2016 at 01:24PM

41
#2 - Urtica dioica / udioica

08/05/2016 at 09:34PM

41
#3 - Smylers / Smylers2

09/09/2016 at 03:36PM

54
#4 - Matthieu Crapet / mcr05

08/10/2016 at 07:20PM

56
#5 - Louis Caruana / louiecaruana

08/06/2016 at 03:28AM

66
#6 - George Angelopoulos / g_usermod

08/06/2016 at 12:16AM