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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 5cf9ca1c6db575000607ed58

Join 'em

This shouldn't be too tough

Start file
These
words
need
to
be
joined.

Can you help me?
End file
These words need to be joined. Can you help me?

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#56 Am Jam / @LoneJam - Score: 7 - 06/07/19 @ 15:27
9JX:wq<CR>

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#57 Kevin Ushey / @kevin_ushey - Score: 7 - 06/10/19 @ 16:14
VGJ<Left>xZZ

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#58 duyanh.y4n.pham / @PhamY4n - Score: 7 - 06/11/19 @ 08:32
9JX:wq<CR>

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#59 Miki Tebeka / @tebeka - Score: 7 - 06/13/19 @ 13:18
VGJhxZZ

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Created by: @Adsweed

59 active golfers, 95 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#1 - Ari Sweedler / @Adsweed

06/07/2019 at 02:21AM

5
#2 - Jon Krause / @jkrause314

06/07/2019 at 05:24AM

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#3 - Saki Gw / @Sakigw

06/07/2019 at 07:38AM

5
#4 - albalitz / @_albalitz

06/07/2019 at 09:53AM

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#5 - Graeme Smith / @InstaGraeme

06/07/2019 at 10:11AM

5
#6 - Fernando Motta / @Fmmotta01

06/07/2019 at 10:21AM

5
#7 - deurzen / @devrzen

06/07/2019 at 10:33AM

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#8 - Mike Clarke / @clarkema

06/07/2019 at 12:22PM

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#9 - John Braxler / @braxler

06/07/2019 at 01:03PM

5
#10 - Gui Borges / @GuiBorg58625942

06/07/2019 at 01:47PM

5
#11 - Jess / @Jess74311450

06/07/2019 at 01:48PM

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#12 - Smylers / @Smylers2

06/07/2019 at 02:15PM

5
#13 - James Whitlock / @Keitarusm

06/07/2019 at 03:12PM

5
#14 - Eirik Furuseth / @heplaphon

06/07/2019 at 03:31PM

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#15 - Erik Lindeborg / @ErikLindeborg

06/07/2019 at 03:39PM

5
#16 - Evans Code Rants / @EvansCodeRants

06/07/2019 at 04:22PM

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#17 - Tinko Minko / @tandikula

06/07/2019 at 06:45PM

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#18 - overlookedhashmap / @overlookedhash1

06/07/2019 at 09:26PM

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#19 - Shyam Padia / @thegeektherapy

06/07/2019 at 09:37PM

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#20 - Lee Saville / @LeeSaville

06/08/2019 at 03:24AM

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#21 - Clarence Cheong / @IBrightStudioI

06/08/2019 at 08:29AM

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#22 - JonasS / @jonas42s

06/08/2019 at 09:46AM

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#23 - *9vkZ{YP_XV[XCbNdmnT / @9vkzX

06/08/2019 at 12:14PM

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#24 - james_bunch / @james_bunch

06/08/2019 at 08:37PM

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#25 - James Houghton / @jamesthoughton

06/08/2019 at 09:02PM

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#26 - tPenguinLTG / @tpenguinltg

06/08/2019 at 11:51PM

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#27 - Reportados123 / @reportados123

06/09/2019 at 12:46AM

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#28 - Valacar / @valacar

06/09/2019 at 06:38AM

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#29 - Sigurður Ægir Jónsso / @siggiae

06/09/2019 at 11:15PM

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#30 - summingbest / @summingbest

06/10/2019 at 06:46AM