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ninja substitution

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Trying to careninjafully make a ninja challenge.
This ninjaninjachallenge is ninjadesigned to show a particularninja vim ninjafeature (here I am ninjastalling in order to ninjadoge a shorter ninjacounter-based ninjasolution, sorry for the ninjaheadhache) this is the end of my ninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjalninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaininjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjanninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaeninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninjaninja.
The question is, will a wiser vimgolf ninja defeat the purpose of this challenge ?
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Trying to carefully make a ninja challenge.
This challenge is designed to show a particular vim feature (here I am stalling in order to doge a shorter counter-based solution, sorry for the headhache) this is the end of my line.
The question is, will a wiser vimgolf ninja defeat the purpose of this challenge ?

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> Trying to carefully make a ninja challenge.
> This challenge is designed to show a particular vim feature (here I am stalling in order to doge a shorter counter-based solution, sorry for the headhache) this is the end of my line.

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#218 Aaron / @_Lordofthevoid_ - Score: 133 - 11/24/19 @ 09:44
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