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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 54df95a4a4b28331e9000003

Space out the alphabet

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

Start file
abcde
fghij
klmno
pqrst
uvwxyz
End file
a   b   c   d   e
f   g   h   i   j
k   l   m   n   o
p   q   r   s   t
u   v   w   x   y   z

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Why 3? Why spaces?

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#433 지형 유 / @O_hr_good7 - Score: 53 - 04/05/22 @ 19:30
qai<Right>   <Right>   <Right>   <Right>   <Esc>q<Down><Left><Left><Left><Left>@A<Down><Home>@A<Down>@A<Home>u<Home>@A<Down><Home>@Ai<Right><Right>   <Esc>ZZ

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