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Start file
four
one
two
five
three
six
End file
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four five
six

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#136 Codingpotato / codingpotato - Score: 14 - 05/07/17 @ 09:50
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#137 Jenny Johnson / Kippz07 - Score: 14 - 05/11/17 @ 11:47
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#138 ʀǟɦʊʟ ɮɦօʟǟ / theRahulBhola - Score: 14 - 05/26/17 @ 11:38
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#139 toddagibson / toddagibson - Score: 14 - 06/07/17 @ 17:38
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#140 moritz / moritz45081535 - Score: 14 - 06/18/17 @ 15:38
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#141 Brandon Height / Lask0x - Score: 14 - 08/08/17 @ 03:46
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#142 James / Dronak - Score: 14 - 08/28/17 @ 02:08
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#143 Graham Bates / gigabates - Score: 14 - 09/24/17 @ 21:01
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#144 Mike Harris / MikeMJHarris - Score: 14 - 11/13/17 @ 15:10
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#145 z0c / zerocabal - Score: 14 - 06/06/18 @ 15:15
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#146 Alex Gunning / XelaGninnug - Score: 15 - 11/25/16 @ 19:15
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#147 Ton van den Heuvel / tonheuvel - Score: 15 - 12/01/16 @ 13:33
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#148 Mark Badros / mbadros - Score: 15 - 12/08/16 @ 23:47
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#149 Matt Walsh / wattmalsh - Score: 15 - 02/03/17 @ 18:21
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#150 quex / quex_info - Score: 15 - 03/17/17 @ 22:39
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#151 Niru Maheswaranathan / niru_m - Score: 16 - 11/20/16 @ 03:41
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#152 Mick Killianey / mkillianey - Score: 16 - 12/27/16 @ 20:31
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#153 Valacar / valacar - Score: 16 - 01/18/17 @ 02:47
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#154 Paul Inc / hiniol1982 - Score: 16 - 08/15/17 @ 16:10
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#155 GVest Two / GvestTwo - Score: 17 - 03/23/17 @ 07:18
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#156 Gurukandhamoorthi / Gurukandhamoor1 - Score: 17 - 07/10/17 @ 12:45
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#157 myjunkmails / myjunkmails - Score: 18 - 11/24/16 @ 05:09
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#158 Daniel / 0x9ABC - Score: 18 - 08/18/17 @ 16:37
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#159 John Mahowald / JohnMahowald - Score: 19 - 11/22/16 @ 22:33
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#160 Tim Simislu / AvianYo - Score: 19 - 12/11/16 @ 09:54
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#161 lpag / lpag_ai - Score: 19 - 06/25/17 @ 22:58
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#162 Jeff / RealJeffIrwin - Score: 19 - 10/09/17 @ 18:47
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#163 Clémence / Clemence_Neoxia - Score: 19 - 02/02/18 @ 10:39
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#164 TiByte / tibyte - Score: 22 - 11/20/16 @ 12:49
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#165 Adi Ron / notadiron - Score: 22 - 03/10/17 @ 15:50
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#166 Chris Jewell 🏳️‍🌈 / knightstickc - Score: 23 - 11/21/16 @ 02:38
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#167 Adam Kożuch / adamkozuch - Score: 23 - 04/06/17 @ 08:14
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#168 Cù Hữu Hoàng / Cuhuuhoang - Score: 32 - 02/14/17 @ 15:04
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#169 shellfire32 / shellfire32 - Score: 71 - 11/25/16 @ 13:54
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169 active golfers, 580 entries

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#65 - Carbage Gollector / CarbageG

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#66 - Michał Dytko / DytkoM

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#70 - Patrick Sanan / patricksanan

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#74 - Daniel Hjelm / dhjelm

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#75 - Daniel / Daniel00288663

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#76 - Zachary Neubert / Mr_Saturn16347

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#78 - Alex Linden / alexwlinden1

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#84 - garry quested / GQuested

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#85 - Veljko Dimic / v2dimic

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#86 - Lisa Ugray / lisa_ugray

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#87 - DHM / DHM29978992

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#88 - Ernesto Barros / ernestobarros7

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#89 - Vaughn Cato / vaughncato

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#90 - Anoop Kumar / anooplive

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