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$ vimgolf put 4d6f45b938c0aa691b000003

Recursively Palindrome

Note that there are 2^6-1 characters.

Start file
6
End file
abacabadabacabaeabacabadabacabafabacabadabacabaeabacabadabacaba

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1c1
< 6
---
> abacabadabacabaeabacabadabacabafabacabadabacabaeabacabadabacaba

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#73 boxcar willy / @goodbobhunting - Score: 122 - 10/16/15 @ 21:05
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Created by: @beingryu

73 active golfers, 237 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#61 - Will Gray / @graywh

03/16/2011 at 05:33PM

37
#62 - Quota / @Quotad

02/11/2014 at 04:45PM

37
#63 - POSIX / @po6ix

01/31/2022 at 07:06PM

39
#64 - じょんあば / @john_ababa

02/27/2012 at 11:50AM

40
#65 - Steven Occhipinti / @steveocchipinti

03/12/2011 at 11:24AM

40
#66 - つけ / @n_tukey_57

05/04/2021 at 03:19PM

41
#67 - Milan Dobrota / @milandobrota

11/20/2011 at 10:01PM

42
#68 - こばばー / @symmet

04/30/2011 at 09:00AM

47
#69 - knut ytterhaug / @knutemann

11/23/2011 at 06:58PM

48
#70 - Angela Harms / @angelaharms

01/18/2012 at 01:21AM

67
#71 - Ben Sherman / @bensherman

10/02/2011 at 05:20AM

67
#72 - Borna Sadeghi / @borna_sadeghi

03/19/2021 at 03:47AM

122
#73 - boxcar willy / @goodbobhunting

10/16/2015 at 09:05PM