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Aliases for cd

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alias c.='cd ..'
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alias c.='cd ..'
alias c..='cd ../..'
alias c...='cd ../../..'
alias c....='cd ../../../..'
alias c.....='cd ../../../../..'

alias c1='cd ..'
alias c2='cd ../..'
alias c3='cd ../../..'
alias c4='cd ../../../..'
alias c5='cd ../../../../..'

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> alias c..='cd ../..'
> alias c...='cd ../../..'
> alias c....='cd ../../../..'
> alias c.....='cd ../../../../..'
> 
> alias c1='cd ..'
> alias c2='cd ../..'
> alias c3='cd ../../..'
> alias c4='cd ../../../..'
> alias c5='cd ../../../../..'

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#122 Jack Hawley / @JackHawley - Score: 271 - 01/30/20 @ 03:45
$a<CR>alias c.='<BS><BS>.='cd.<BS> ../..'<CR>alias c...='cd ..'<BS>/../..'<CR>alias c....'<BS><BS>.='cd ../../../..'<CR>alias c <BS>.....='cd ../../../..///<BS><BS>..'<CR><CR>alias c1='cd ..'<CR>alias c2='cd ../..'<CR>c<BS>alias c2<BS>3 <BS>='cd ../..//<BS>..'<CR>asl<BS><BS>lias c4 <BS>='cd ../../../..'<CR>alias ct<BS>6<BS>5/<BS>='cd ../../../../..':<BS><Esc>:wq<CR>

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Created by: @rax0m

122 active golfers, 605 entries

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#121 - Kaustubh Murumkar / @k_austub_h

08/30/2020 at 02:12PM

271
#122 - Jack Hawley / @JackHawley

01/30/2020 at 03:45AM