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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 57d7d06d9ce5640f6f000001

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Don't think this will stump everyone, but we'll see.

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#343 Jan Eisenhauer / EisenhauerJan - Score: 18 - 12/22/16 @ 02:43
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#344 さよきみ / MrIn1121 - Score: 18 - 12/23/16 @ 15:30
qa~l~l~l~jj0q2@aZZ

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#345 Nico Jansen / nicojansen1804 - Score: 18 - 01/03/17 @ 18:52
qa~l~l~l~<Esc>++q2@aZZ

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#346 J. Cosa / esoesotracosa - Score: 18 - 01/16/17 @ 11:49
qq~l~l~l~jj0q2@qZZ

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#347 Richard Kennedy / underredrock - Score: 18 - 01/21/17 @ 20:03
qq~l~l~l~++@qq@qZZ

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#348 Cù Hữu Hoàng / Cuhuuhoang - Score: 18 - 02/14/17 @ 03:45
qq~l~l~l~2j0q2@qZZ

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#349 Stephan Bugnon / stephanbugnon - Score: 18 - 02/15/17 @ 17:17
~l~l~l~2yy2P5jdGZZ

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#350 Nicolás Alvarez / nicoa_bb_ba_ar - Score: 18 - 02/19/17 @ 05:38
qq~l~l~l~0jjq2@qZZ

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#351 Mitchell / Spitchell - Score: 18 - 03/15/17 @ 23:20
~l.l.l.yyjpjpjdGZZ

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#352 Jarred Dong / JarredDong - Score: 18 - 05/02/17 @ 07:13
qq~l~l~l~++@qq@qZZ

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#353 IgnatiusMcGowan / IgnatiusMcGowan - Score: 18 - 05/23/17 @ 23:19
qq~l~l~l~2j0q2@qZZ

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#354 Jeff / RealJeffIrwin - Score: 18 - 09/28/17 @ 20:42
iAaAaAaA<CR><Esc><Down>.<Down>.dGZZ

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#355 h43z / h43z - Score: 18 - 10/03/17 @ 23:17
qq~l.l.l.j0jq2@qZZ

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#356 Kevin / PurpSchkurp - Score: 18 - 10/16/17 @ 10:30
~l~l~l~yyjpjpjdGZZ

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#357 BPD / brian_doyle - Score: 18 - 11/11/17 @ 22:42
~l~l~l~yyjpjpjdGZZ

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#358 かりうむ / ka1l - Score: 18 - 11/19/17 @ 16:44
qa~ q3@a<CR>4@a<CR>4@aZZ

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#359 Михаил Сурин / realssmike - Score: 18 - 12/17/17 @ 10:28
qa~l~l~l~2j^q2@aZZ

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#360 TachyG / Tachypsychique - Score: 18 - 01/29/18 @ 13:40
qa~<Right>~<Right>~<Right>~0<Down><Down>q2@aZZ

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#361 Austin Ware / AustinWare17 - Score: 18 - 03/12/18 @ 20:34
4RAa<Esc>xqqY2jVpq@qZZ

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#362 ran stud / randstud9000 - Score: 18 - 04/06/18 @ 21:06
qq~l~l~l~jj0q2@qZZ

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#363 Luke Lee / luke0201 - Score: 18 - 05/06/18 @ 05:07
~l~l~l~yyjpjpjdGZZ

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#364 Dylan Nelson / dlnnlsn - Score: 18 - 06/08/18 @ 04:39
CA<Esc>3aaA<Esc>YjpjpjdjZZ

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#365 Jonathan Ambrose / jambrose78 - Score: 18 - 06/12/18 @ 14:21
qq~l~l~l~jj^q2@qZZ

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#366 Woody / Ud_Woody - Score: 19 - 09/22/16 @ 07:12
~<Right>~<Right>~<Right>~yy<Down>p<Down>p<Down>dG<Esc>ZZ

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#367 Daniel Teal / coelestinian - Score: 19 - 09/24/16 @ 20:55
~l~l~l~yyjpjpj2ddZZ

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#368 Tomas[Tomsik68] / tomsik68 - Score: 19 - 10/26/16 @ 21:30
q1~l~l~l~02wq@1@1ZZ

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#369 Ryan Jarrett / texmexas - Score: 19 - 11/02/16 @ 15:28
~l~l~l.YjjVpYjjVpZZ

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#370 やよい / 0x841 - Score: 19 - 02/09/17 @ 14:59
qqRAaAaAaA<Esc><CR><CR>q2@qZZ

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#371 M Lang / morey_lang - Score: 19 - 03/09/17 @ 05:40
3DD4iAa<Esc>x2YG2gpddZZ

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#372 Aurélien Hervé / aurel_herve - Score: 19 - 04/19/17 @ 15:54
qa~l.l.l.jj0@aq@aZZ

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#373 VpzomTrrfrt / vpzomtrrfrt - Score: 19 - 04/26/17 @ 18:47
qq~l~l~l~jj<Home>q@q@qZZ

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#374 python-tweepy / python_tweepy - Score: 19 - 05/15/17 @ 20:28
qq3RAa<Esc>$rAjj0q2@qZZ

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#375 Paul Inc / hiniol1982 - Score: 19 - 07/12/17 @ 20:17
qa~lq3@aYjpjpj2ddZZ

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#376 tboyce / timmboyce - Score: 19 - 07/16/17 @ 20:47
qm~<Right>~<Right>~<Right>~j0<Down>q@m@mZZ

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#377 Marc / Fusselgesicht - Score: 20 - 09/17/16 @ 14:03
SAaAaAaA<Esc>yyjpjpjdjZZ

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#378 Stefan Knudsen / knud32 - Score: 20 - 10/29/16 @ 01:37
qq~lq3@qqw<CR><CR>4@qq@wZZ

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#379 Adrian Stanev / AdrianStanev - Score: 20 - 10/30/16 @ 20:59
OAaAaAaA<Esc>yyjpjpjdGZZ

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#380 Andrew Alexander / AndrewAlex1992 - Score: 20 - 11/11/16 @ 02:10
~l~l~l~YMPjpjVjd:wq<CR>

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#381 vimgolf_temp / TestVimgolf - Score: 20 - 11/16/16 @ 20:58
qa~lq3@a3G4@a5G4@aZZ

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#382 Apox / apox159 - Score: 20 - 11/26/16 @ 16:21
RAaAaAaA<Esc>2dd3P6GdGZZ

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#383 markschwarz / markschwarz - Score: 20 - 05/10/17 @ 02:50
~l~l~l~YjpjpjDu2ddZZ

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#384 Domingue Justin / _jdomingue - Score: 20 - 05/21/17 @ 21:35
iAaAaAaA<CR><Esc>j.j.jkdGZZ

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#385 Ryan Coopersmith / RyanCoopersmit1 - Score: 20 - 06/04/17 @ 21:00
qq~l~l~l~q3G@q5G@qZZ

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#386 Eric Coleman / EpicColeman - Score: 20 - 06/07/17 @ 21:12
qq^~l~l~l~jjq2@q:wq<CR>

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#387 郑晓东 / DGivxLTVopiOQap - Score: 20 - 09/15/17 @ 02:34
qqCAaAaAaA<Esc>2j0q2@qZZ

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#388 sehe / sehetw - Score: 20 - 10/10/17 @ 14:11
~l~l~l~2jcc<C-X><C-L><C-L><Esc>2j.ZZ

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#389 Samarth Hattangady / samhattangady - Score: 20 - 12/01/17 @ 11:04
c$AaAaAaA<Esc>jj^.jj^.ZZ

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#390 Plexigras / plexigras - Score: 20 - 06/02/18 @ 18:12
rAvlyl3pD2Yj2p3jdGZZ

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#391 Alec Goebel / bewarethegrue - Score: 21 - 09/15/16 @ 19:19
qq~l~l~l~0qjj@qjj@qZZ

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#392 Pradeep Kumar / pradeep6kumar - Score: 21 - 10/09/16 @ 11:12
qarA2l.2l.2l.wjq2@aZZ

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#393 Pierre Dorbais / chdorb - Score: 21 - 12/05/16 @ 14:44
RAaAaAaA<Esc>yy<Down>p<Down>p<Down>2ddZZ

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#394 Daniel Ekelund / daniel_ekelund - Score: 21 - 12/08/16 @ 19:33
CAaAaAaA<Esc>0jj.jj0.:wq<CR>

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#395 Matt Walsh / wattmalsh - Score: 21 - 02/02/17 @ 22:29
qq0~l~l~l~2jq@q@@:wq<CR>

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#396 R3s1stanc3 / r3s1stanc3_ - Score: 21 - 04/23/17 @ 08:23
~l~l~l~yyjpjpjdddd:x<CR>

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#397 Doug / AsnoGordo - Score: 21 - 08/16/17 @ 22:11
qq~lq3@qqejj^4@qq@eZZ

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#398 Simon Cheng / bambooraccoon - Score: 21 - 01/21/18 @ 21:19
qqrAllq3@q++4@qG4@qZZ

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#399 Liam Chimes / ChimesLiam - Score: 21 - 05/03/18 @ 07:48
qqvU2l.2l.$.jj0q2@qZZ

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#400 frank p / icedearth55 - Score: 21 - 05/06/18 @ 17:47
qq<C-V>5j~llq3@qjguujj.ZZ

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#401 mrytsr / mrytsr - Score: 22 - 09/17/16 @ 13:39
qqrAllq4@q<CR><CR>4@q<CR><CR>4@qZZ

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#402 Dan Prince / danj_prince - Score: 22 - 02/25/17 @ 01:08
qqrA2jrA2jrAll4kq3@qZZ

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#403 Brandon Height / Lask0x - Score: 22 - 08/08/17 @ 01:39
iA<Esc>uqq~l~l~l~wwq@q@qZZ

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#404 Gaël Delalleau / gaeldelalleau - Score: 22 - 10/15/17 @ 12:10
qarAll.ll.ll.0jjq2@aZZ

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#405 Tim / timothyscosta - Score: 22 - 04/02/18 @ 07:43
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#406 Joel Gallant / joelg236 - Score: 23 - 10/14/16 @ 14:30
qqgUlll.ll.ll.jj0q2@qZZ

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#407 Alexis Praga / Fitzwy - Score: 23 - 10/30/16 @ 09:57
qa:s/aa/Aa/g<CR>$~2jq2@aZZ

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#408 Raphel Yao / aristotll - Score: 23 - 11/24/16 @ 03:19
~l.l.l.yyjpjpj2dd:q<BS>wq<CR>

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#409 Ben / BenjamenBrown1 - Score: 23 - 03/11/17 @ 07:06
qqrAllq3@qqw02j4@qq@wZZ

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#410 Netznarkose / netznarkose - Score: 23 - 07/30/17 @ 09:19
qqrA2lq3@qqqyy2jVpq@qZZ

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#411 Ron Alexssen / Ralexhere - Score: 23 - 10/13/17 @ 23:51
qqvUllq3@qqqVyjjVpq@qZZ

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#412 Joshua Tonga / imjoshuatonga - Score: 24 - 09/18/16 @ 18:20
qaRAaAaAaA<Esc>2j^q2@akk:wq<CR>

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#413 Hu Ning / silencehn - Score: 24 - 11/03/16 @ 05:37
gUG:%s/AA/Aa/g<CR>kguukk.ZZ

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#414 Florian Vallen / florianvallen - Score: 24 - 12/02/16 @ 12:37
<Up>qqgUlll.ll.ll.jj0q2@qZZ

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#415 Patrick Sanan / patricksanan - Score: 24 - 01/07/17 @ 09:23
<C-V>5j~ll.ll.ll.jVgujjgu$ZZ

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#416 king_zorba / StrangeZorba - Score: 25 - 09/16/16 @ 16:09
qq~l.l.l.0qjj@qjj@q:w<CR>:q<CR>

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#417 Tatsuki@Vim / ttk_vim - Score: 25 - 03/04/17 @ 16:07
qarAllq3@a0qbjj4@a0q4@bZZ

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#418 Adam Kożuch / adamkozuch - Score: 25 - 05/14/17 @ 02:00
qarAllq3@a0qbjj4@a0q4@bZZ

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#419 Rodney Visser / _Radnus - Score: 26 - 11/23/16 @ 20:51
:%s/a*/AaAaAaA/g<CR>kguukk.ZZ

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#420 Sam Ringleman / theRingleman - Score: 26 - 09/29/17 @ 17:22
sA<Esc>ll.ll.ll.yyjpjpj2dd:wq<CR>

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#421 Ezequiel Giachero / EzeGiachero - Score: 27 - 09/29/17 @ 22:41
OAaAaAaA<Esc><Down>dddddd<Up>Vy<Down>p<Down>.:wq<CR>

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#422 Air Quality Test 8 / AirQualityTest8 - Score: 30 - 01/15/17 @ 10:28
:%s/aa/Aa/g<CR>:%s/a$/A<CR>kgu$kk.ZZ

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#423 Greg Hilston / GregHilston - Score: 32 - 09/29/17 @ 17:20
:%s/aaaaaaa/AaAaAaA/gc<CR>ynyny:wq<CR>

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#424 autological_being / metaporias - Score: 34 - 05/03/18 @ 18:05
qq~l~l~l~l0jjq2q2@qq.ujj@@u0@@:wq<CR>

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#425 Igor Doroshenko / Vernittem - Score: 36 - 12/22/16 @ 18:15
:/<BS>&<BS>%/<BS>s/aaaaaaa/AaAaAaA/gc<CR>ynynyZZ

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#426 Awakening George / GeorgeC_monster - Score: 44 - 10/31/16 @ 01:40
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#427 shellfire32 / shellfire32 - Score: 70 - 11/25/16 @ 14:02
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#428 王有铭 / coder_ming - Score: 83 - 01/19/18 @ 13:15
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Created by: udioica

428 active golfers, 1547 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#361 - Austin Ware / AustinWare17

03/12/2018 at 08:34PM

18
#362 - ran stud / randstud9000

04/06/2018 at 09:06PM

18
#363 - Luke Lee / luke0201

05/06/2018 at 05:07AM

18
#364 - Dylan Nelson / dlnnlsn

06/08/2018 at 04:39AM

18
#365 - Jonathan Ambrose / jambrose78

06/12/2018 at 02:21PM

19
#366 - Woody / Ud_Woody

09/22/2016 at 07:12AM

19
#367 - Daniel Teal / coelestinian

09/24/2016 at 08:55PM

19
#368 - Tomas[Tomsik68] / tomsik68

10/26/2016 at 09:30PM

19
#369 - Ryan Jarrett / texmexas

11/02/2016 at 03:28PM

19
#370 - やよい / 0x841

02/09/2017 at 02:59PM

19
#371 - M Lang / morey_lang

03/09/2017 at 05:40AM

19
#372 - Aurélien Hervé / aurel_herve

04/19/2017 at 03:54PM

19
#373 - VpzomTrrfrt / vpzomtrrfrt

04/26/2017 at 06:47PM

19
#374 - python-tweepy / python_tweepy

05/15/2017 at 08:28PM

19
#375 - Paul Inc / hiniol1982

07/12/2017 at 08:17PM

19
#376 - tboyce / timmboyce

07/16/2017 at 08:47PM

20
#377 - Marc / Fusselgesicht

09/17/2016 at 02:03PM

20
#378 - Stefan Knudsen / knud32

10/29/2016 at 01:37AM

20
#379 - Adrian Stanev / AdrianStanev

10/30/2016 at 08:59PM

20
#380 - Andrew Alexander / AndrewAlex1992

11/11/2016 at 02:10AM

20
#381 - vimgolf_temp / TestVimgolf

11/16/2016 at 08:58PM

20
#382 - Apox / apox159

11/26/2016 at 04:21PM

20
#383 - markschwarz / markschwarz

05/10/2017 at 02:50AM

20
#384 - Domingue Justin / _jdomingue

05/21/2017 at 09:35PM

20
#385 - Ryan Coopersmith / RyanCoopersmit1

06/04/2017 at 09:00PM

20
#386 - Eric Coleman / EpicColeman

06/07/2017 at 09:12PM

20
#387 - 郑晓东 / DGivxLTVopiOQap

09/15/2017 at 02:34AM

20
#388 - sehe / sehetw

10/10/2017 at 02:11PM

20
#389 - Samarth Hattangady / samhattangady

12/01/2017 at 11:04AM

20
#390 - Plexigras / plexigras

06/02/2018 at 06:12PM