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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 4f6144f46938f20001000061

un-C-escape string

Convert escape sequences to characters

Start file
s\x6fme\tt\x65xt\n\"Sa\155ba\u201d: \\\\net\\share
\x73\x75\x70\x65\x72\x63\x61\x6c\x69\x66\x72\x61\x67\x69\x6c\x69\x73\x74\x69\x63\x65\x78\x70\x69\x61\x6c\x69\x64\x6f\x63\x69\x6f\x75\x73
End file
some	text
"Samba”: \\net\share
supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

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1,2c1,3
< s\x6fme\tt\x65xt\n\"Sa\155ba\u201d: \\\\net\\share
< \x73\x75\x70\x65\x72\x63\x61\x6c\x69\x66\x72\x61\x67\x69\x6c\x69\x73\x74\x69\x63\x65\x78\x70\x69\x61\x6c\x69\x64\x6f\x63\x69\x6f\x75\x73
---
> some	text
> "Samba”: \\net\share
> supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

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#48 Rap Game Dan Aykroyd / @rapdanaykroyd - Score: 15 - 04/26/12 @ 21:13
c)<C-R>="<0xc2><0xae><BS><C-R>""<CR><Esc>ZZ

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#47 - magdzikk / @magdzikk1

04/14/2012 at 02:19PM

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#48 - Rap Game Dan Aykroyd / @rapdanaykroyd

04/26/2012 at 09:13PM