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$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 5fad35a736518b000960caef

Put a cross in the square

Put a cross in the square

Start file
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End file
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|\    /|
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|  \/  |
|  /\  |
| /  \ |
|/    \|
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> |\    /|
> | \  / |
> |  \/  |
> |  /\  |
> | /  \ |
> |/    \|

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#86 Spam Mail / @mrfdot - Score: 52 - 05/26/23 @ 01:31
jlr\jlr\jlr\jr/jhr/jhr/lllllr\khr\kh\r\kr/klr/klr/ZZ

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