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Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 540629666a1e4000020d9e5a

-a-b-c-

Put hyphens everywhere.

Start file
abcdefghijklm
End file
-a-b-c-d-e-f-g-h-i-j-k-l-m-

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1c1
< abcdefghijklm
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> -a-b-c-d-e-f-g-h-i-j-k-l-m-

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#1113 bluehat / @b1u3h4t - Score: 81 - 09/17/14 @ 15:44
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1113 active golfers, 3122 entries

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#950 - Nico Jansen / @nicojansen1804

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#951 - Hans Yelek / @hans_yelek

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#952 - Marius / @marltu

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#954 - Mitchell / @Spitchell

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#955 - Reinaldo Astudillo / @astudillor

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#956 - caplod / @caplod

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#957 - Aurélien Hervé / @aurel_herve

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#958 - Alexander Gryson / @agryson

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#959 - James Houghton / @jamesthoughton

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#960 - Jerry Wu / @AzureSpectra

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