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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 5107179a44d65e0002000048

Minimalist Limerick

Reproduce this lovely poem.

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Word word word word word word word,
Word word word word word word word.
Word word word word word,
Word word word word word.
Word word word word word word word!

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Solutions

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#167 Niil Öhlin / @Niil94 - Score: 150 - 03/03/13 @ 14:37
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