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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
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from: https://www.reddit.com/r/vim/comments/6w5pfa/crosspost_from_remacs_how_would_you_do_this_in_vim/

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#167 Paul Sonkoly / Phaul - Score: 24 - 12/09/17 @ 13:00
qq/P<CR>y2w4bcw<C-R>0<Esc>hxnq3@qZZ

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#168 Джабраил / Dzhabrik - Score: 24 - 01/03/18 @ 02:39
qq/P<CR>wvyF.PFpdb~jq3@q:x<CR>

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#169 danmakenoise / danmakenoise - Score: 24 - 03/17/18 @ 12:36
/Pa<CR>qqyit4bvephxnnq3@qZZ

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#170 Moritz Manner / moritz_manner - Score: 24 - 03/17/18 @ 19:29
qq/ho<CR>dwfPyt<F.Pdhq3@qZZ

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#171 서강훈 / shirano150 - Score: 24 - 04/05/18 @ 05:58
qq/P<CR>y2w4bcw<C-R>0<Esc>hxnq3@qZZ

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#172 Rachel Murray / RachelMurray11 - Score: 25 - 08/28/17 @ 11:02
/P<CR>qq2ywFebdw"0PXnnq3@qZZ

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#173 Jason Liang / summerjacketx - Score: 25 - 09/05/17 @ 05:19
qq/P<CR>yt<Foviwphxjq3@q:wq<CR>

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#174 Herr Joschka / HerrJoschka - Score: 25 - 10/19/17 @ 03:41
/P<CR>qqyt<F.db"0Phxnnq3@qZZ

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#175 Pfhor / PfhorShark - Score: 25 - 10/27/17 @ 22:34
qq/ho<CR>fPv5lyNvwhphxq3@qZZ

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#176 Ben Hill / KaizenSoze70 - Score: 25 - 12/04/17 @ 12:05
/P<CR>qq2yw4bcw<C-R>0<Esc>hxnnq3@qZZ

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#177 gerry / ggaonag - Score: 25 - 03/31/18 @ 17:15
<0xc2><0xbf>qq/P<CR>y2w4bviwphxjq3@qZZ

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#178 frank p / icedearth55 - Score: 25 - 05/12/18 @ 10:06
/P<CR>qqy2wF.PXFhdtPnnq3@qZZ

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#179 Kris Ezra / kris_ezra - Score: 25 - 06/14/18 @ 16:27
qq/ho<CR>dwfP2yw2T"Phxq3@qZZ

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#180 Joachim Nielandt / joachimnielandt - Score: 26 - 09/30/17 @ 18:58
qa/P<CR>yt<?ho<CR>vt.pX$q3@a:wq<CR>

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#181 Sebastian Korten / FlashKorten - Score: 26 - 10/28/17 @ 10:53
:g/P/norm fPwylF.PT"4x~<CR>ZZ

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#182 Mihai / mihaicristiant - Score: 26 - 11/10/17 @ 20:03
qr/page <CR>yitFevbPdhnq3@RZZ

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#183 Михаил Сурин / realssmike - Score: 26 - 12/17/17 @ 03:32
/ho<CR>qadwfPy6lbbhPhxnq3@aZZ

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#184 Aaron Williamson / TheFunkOverlord - Score: 26 - 03/21/18 @ 20:45
qa/ho<CR>t<ylNcePage<C-R>0<Esc>q3@aZZ

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#185 Dylan Nelson / dlnnlsn - Score: 26 - 06/08/18 @ 04:22
jqq3jfPyt<2F"phxldt.q3@qZZ

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#186 Charlie OConor / charlieoconor - Score: 27 - 09/20/17 @ 20:24
:%s/ho\l*/Page1<CR>3<C-A>3kr33k<C-A>ZZ

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#187 Bart Kleijngeld / BartKleijngeld - Score: 27 - 12/01/17 @ 11:38
qq/ho<CR>cwP<C-P>1<Esc>q@q<C-A>@q<C-A><C-A>@q<C-A><C-A><C-A>ZZ

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#188 Zach Starkebaum / rebelzach - Score: 27 - 03/03/18 @ 16:25
/ho<CR>qqnceP<C-P>2<Esc>q@q<C-A>@@r4@qr1ZZ

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#189 Yousef Mohamed / MohamedYoyo94 - Score: 28 - 02/23/18 @ 11:11
jqq3jtodt.fPyt<F.PhxF=q3@qZZ

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#190 Marc / Fusselgesicht - Score: 29 - 10/14/17 @ 22:23
:%s/ho\w*/Page1<CR>6k<C-A>3j<C-A><C-A>3j3<C-A>ZZ

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#191 梅干 / Umeboshi_9 - Score: 29 - 11/10/17 @ 15:47
:%s/ho\l*/Page1/g<CR>3<C-A>3k2<C-A>3k<C-A>ZZ

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#192 Benoit Mortgat / Benoit_Mortgat - Score: 29 - 11/13/17 @ 16:32
/h<C-G><CR>*cePage2<Esc>n.n.n.<C-X>6j<C-A>3jr4ZZ

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#193 Rodrigo Santa Cruz / rstcruzo - Score: 30 - 10/16/17 @ 04:09
/ho<CR>ciwPage1<Esc>qqyiwnviwp<C-A>q2@qZZ

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#194 David / Latiku - Score: 31 - 08/28/17 @ 19:49
:%s/homepage/Page1/<CR>3<C-A>3k2<C-A>3k<C-A>ZZ

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#195 Omar M. Ali / OmarMMAli - Score: 31 - 10/30/17 @ 21:04
:%s/homepage/Page1<CR>3<C-A>3k2<C-A>3k1<C-A>ZZ

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#196 かりうむ / ka1l - Score: 32 - 11/15/17 @ 11:35
:%s/homepage/Page1/g<CR>3<C-A>3k2<C-A>3k<C-A>ZZ

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#197 Veljko Dimic / v2dimic - Score: 33 - 02/06/18 @ 22:44
qq/ho<CR>cwPage1<Esc>q3@q3<C-A>?1<CR>2<C-A>/1<CR>nn<C-A>ZZ

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#198 Ítalo Vieira / italogvieira - Score: 34 - 09/11/17 @ 02:32
/ho.*"<CR>qqdgnly2whPhxa.html"<Esc>q3@qZZ

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#199 Chris Kirkland / numbahs - Score: 36 - 11/07/17 @ 04:06
:%s/homepage/Page1/<CR>8G<C-A>11Gf1r33jr4ZZ

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#200 l / ioio85 - Score: 36 - 02/06/18 @ 02:16
:%s/ho.*\(\..*\)\(\d\)/Page\2\1\2<CR>ZZ

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#201 Akin S / Akin_So - Score: 38 - 09/26/17 @ 22:45
5Gfh;:%s/<C-R><C-W>/Page1/g<CR>f1r43kr33kr23k:wq<CR>

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#202 Shawn Axsom / ShawnAxsom - Score: 39 - 08/27/17 @ 23:59
:%g/hr/norm fPyt<FohPF xfhdt.<CR>:q<CR>:w<CR>:q<CR>

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#203 Michael Heyman / michaelheyman - Score: 46 - 11/16/17 @ 02:33
:%s/homepage/Page/g<CR>f.i4<Esc>kkki3<Esc>kkki2<Esc>kkki1<Esc>:x<CR>

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#204 Jeff / RealJeffIrwin - Score: 54 - 09/26/17 @ 22:17
:%s/homepage/Page/g<CR>gg/Page<CR>wi1<Esc>nnwi2<Esc>nnwi3<Esc>nnwi4<Esc>:wq<CR>

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#205 Sebastian Aburto / saburto_m - Score: 54 - 10/01/17 @ 20:42
:let i=1 | g/homepage/s//\='Page'.i/ | let i=i+1<CR><Esc>:wq<CR>

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#206 Nome / sensorario - Score: 64 - 09/21/17 @ 16:55
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#207 William Burns / _william_burns - Score: 70 - 09/20/17 @ 19:21
/ho<CR><Esc>xxxxxiP<Right><Right><Right>1<Esc>/ho<CR><Esc>xxxxxiP<Right><Right><Right>2<Esc>/ho<CR>xxxxxiP<Right><Right><Right>3<Esc>/ho<CR><Esc>xxxxxiP<Right><Right><Right>4<Esc>:x<CR>

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#208 Daniel Rasmuson / danielrasmuson - Score: 85 - 09/06/17 @ 06:04
/home<CR>vi"xiPage1.html<Esc>jjjvi"xiPage2.html<Esc>jjjvi"xiPage3.html<Esc>jjjvi"xiPage5<BS>4.html<Esc>:wq<CR>

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Created by: wyne

208 active golfers, 708 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#151 - Seybol / Seybol_

10/14/2017 at 11:06PM

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#152 - Jan Chwiejczak / iamjanhak

10/22/2017 at 12:15AM

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#153 - Daniel Hjelm / dhjelm

10/22/2017 at 01:49PM

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#154 - popo5colo / popo5colo1

10/31/2017 at 06:08AM

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#155 - Philippe / cloonn1

11/02/2017 at 10:15PM

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#156 - deepak / utopianmonk

12/30/2017 at 01:36AM

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#157 - Oleg Skillup / skill_up

03/25/2018 at 07:54PM

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#158 - matthew brett / matthewbrett

03/26/2018 at 08:45AM

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#159 - Noah Botimer / botimer

04/15/2018 at 10:08AM

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#160 - Micah Halter / mehalter

05/03/2018 at 07:48PM

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#161 - David ROBIN / DavidRobin48

08/27/2017 at 09:35PM

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#162 - Graham Bates / gigabates

09/15/2017 at 11:35PM

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#163 - Evan Relf / evanrelf

09/17/2017 at 04:19AM

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#164 - h43z / h43z

09/30/2017 at 07:41PM

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#165 - sehe / sehetw

10/10/2017 at 12:41PM

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#166 - vimgolfer / vimgolfinger

11/03/2017 at 02:41AM

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#167 - Paul Sonkoly / Phaul

12/09/2017 at 01:00PM

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#168 - Джабраил / Dzhabrik

01/03/2018 at 02:39AM

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#169 - danmakenoise / danmakenoise

03/17/2018 at 12:36PM

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#170 - Moritz Manner / moritz_manner

03/17/2018 at 07:29PM

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#171 - 서강훈 / shirano150

04/05/2018 at 05:58AM

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#172 - Rachel Murray / RachelMurray11

08/28/2017 at 11:02AM

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#173 - Jason Liang / summerjacketx

09/05/2017 at 05:19AM

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#174 - Herr Joschka / HerrJoschka

10/19/2017 at 03:41AM

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#175 - Pfhor / PfhorShark

10/27/2017 at 10:34PM

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#176 - Ben Hill / KaizenSoze70

12/04/2017 at 12:05PM

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#177 - gerry / ggaonag

03/31/2018 at 05:15PM

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#178 - frank p / icedearth55

05/12/2018 at 10:06AM

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#179 - Kris Ezra / kris_ezra

06/14/2018 at 04:27PM

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#180 - Joachim Nielandt / joachimnielandt

09/30/2017 at 06:58PM