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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 50502d985cfbf50002000022

NATO phonetic alphabet

Transform the series of words into a list.

Start file
Alfa Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tengo Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu
End file
A = Alfa
B = Bravo
C = Charlie
D = Delta
E = Echo
F = Foxtrot
G = Golf
H = Hotel
I = India
J = Juliet
K = Kilo
L = Lima
M = Mike
N = November
O = Oscar
P = Papa
Q = Quebec
R = Romeo
S = Sierra
T = Tengo
U = Uniform
V = Victor
W = Whiskey
X = Xray
Y = Yankee
Z = Zulu

View Diff

diff --git a/input.txt b/output.txt
index 0a4121f..1ab8b7c 100644
--- a/input.txt
+++ b/output.txt
@@ -1 +1,26 @@
A = Alfa
B = Bravo
C = Charlie
D = Delta
E = Echo
F = Foxtrot
G = Golf
H = Hotel
I = India
J = Juliet
K = Kilo
L = Lima
M = Mike
N = November
O = Oscar
P = Papa
Q = Quebec
R = Romeo
S = Sierra
T = Tengo
U = Uniform
V = Victor
W = Whiskey
X = Xray
Y = Yankee
Z = Zulu

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#158 Ravi S Sinha / @ambidextrousTx - Score: 41 - 09/12/12 @ 22:52
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