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$ vimgolf setup
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Box it

Create a box around a line.

Start file
My dream is to be in a box
End file
###############################
# My dream was to be in a box #
###############################

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1c1,3
< My dream is to be in a box
---
> ###############################
> # My dream was to be in a box #
> ###############################

Solutions

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#1836 Daniel Snitkovskiy / @DSnitkovskiy - Score: 198 - 04/07/19 @ 06:27
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