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$ vimgolf setup
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Box it

Create a box around a line.

Start file
My dream is to be in a box
End file
###############################
# My dream was to be in a box #
###############################

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1c1,3
< My dream is to be in a box
---
> ###############################
> # My dream was to be in a box #
> ###############################

Solutions

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#676 Daniel Snitkovskiy / @DSnitkovskiy - Score: 198 - 04/07/19 @ 06:27
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676 active golfers, 2798 entries

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#541 - Gabriel / @cimourdain

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#542 - Danny / @dannywood1976

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#543 - 김형창 / @uVmEMZsCgcYvqZi

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#544 - Jan B. / @bracki

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#545 - FP / @FPjde

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#546 - shredded / @shredded

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#547 - Ramesh Fit / @faltuFeet

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#548 - 沸腾钢 / @tobecloud

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#549 - chriskuck / @chriskuck

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#550 - lilicoco / @lilicoco20

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#551 - Frede Emil / @Frede_Eb

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#552 - JvdB01 / @JvdB001

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#553 - Enrico Campidoglio / @ecampidoglio

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#554 - Rodave / @r0drOGS

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#555 - Jess / @Jess74311450

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#556 - John Herman Schwit / @JohnHermanSchwi

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#557 - noon / @noonknowsnonuno

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#558 - decentninja / @decentninja

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#559 - Dennis Parchkov / @DParchkov

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#561 - Emanuele Aliverti / @memeAliverti

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#562 - victor tortolero / @MightyPenguinV

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#563 - Francois Urquhart / @LostUrquhart

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#564 - Fernando Motta / @Fmmotta01

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#565 - Chris G / @AboutThatThing

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#567 - ほた / @hota1024

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#568 - vasyharan / @vasyharan

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#569 - Slavujko / @Slavujko3

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#570 - Gustavo Almeida / @gustaalmeidaws

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