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$ gem install vimgolf
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$ vimgolf put 5c82a157c82f3900064c82d7

Cool or not?

abc trying to be cool or not...

Start file
This is abc.
This is also abc.
This abc is cool.
This abc is so cool.
This is a simple abc.
This isn't a cool abc.
This abc is not as cool as used to be.
This abc really is cool.
This abc is not so cool
I finally found a real abc.
End file
This is abc.
This is also abc.
This abcool is cool.
This abcool is so cool.
This is a simple abc.
This isn't a cool abc.
This abc is not as cool as used to be.
This abcool really is cool.
This abc is not so cool
I finally found a real abc.

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3,4c3,4
< This abc is cool.
< This abc is so cool.
---
> This abcool is cool.
> This abcool is so cool.
8c8
< This abc really is cool.
---
> This abcool really is cool.

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#141 Roy / @ret143 - Score: 52 - 03/11/19 @ 17:58
<Down><Down><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right><Right>oo<BS><BS><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left><Left>ool<Down><Left><Left><Left>ool<Down><Down><Down><Down><Left><Left><Left>oll<BS><BS>oo<BS>l<Esc>ZZ

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Created by: @SirAviles

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