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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 50502d985cfbf50002000022

NATO phonetic alphabet

Transform the series of words into a list.

Start file
Alfa Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tengo Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu
End file
A = Alfa
B = Bravo
C = Charlie
D = Delta
E = Echo
F = Foxtrot
G = Golf
H = Hotel
I = India
J = Juliet
K = Kilo
L = Lima
M = Mike
N = November
O = Oscar
P = Papa
Q = Quebec
R = Romeo
S = Sierra
T = Tengo
U = Uniform
V = Victor
W = Whiskey
X = Xray
Y = Yankee
Z = Zulu

View Diff

diff --git a/input.txt b/output.txt
index 0a4121f..1ab8b7c 100644
--- a/input.txt
+++ b/output.txt
@@ -1 +1,26 @@
A = Alfa
B = Bravo
C = Charlie
D = Delta
E = Echo
F = Foxtrot
G = Golf
H = Hotel
I = India
J = Juliet
K = Kilo
L = Lima
M = Mike
N = November
O = Oscar
P = Papa
Q = Quebec
R = Romeo
S = Sierra
T = Tengo
U = Uniform
V = Victor
W = Whiskey
X = Xray
Y = Yankee
Z = Zulu

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#94 Dave Aitken / @actionshrimp - Score: 25 - 08/27/13 @ 19:30
<CR>:s/ /\r/g<CR><C-V>ggyP<C-V>GA = <Esc>ZZ

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#95 Sam Burk / @smwbk - Score: 25 - 12/21/13 @ 23:12
:%s/ /\r/g<CR><C-V>ggypgvA = <Esc>ZZ

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#96 r. / @rmarvie - Score: 25 - 12/20/14 @ 22:01
qqy Pa = <C-O>w<BS><CR><Esc>q25@qkJrlZZ

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#97 Piotr Śniegowski / @PiotrSniegowski - Score: 26 - 06/06/13 @ 12:53
:s/\ /\r/g<CR><C-V>ggyp<C-V>G I = <Esc>ZZ

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#98 Felipe Jaramillo F / @mrfelipe - Score: 27 - 05/06/14 @ 04:12
:%s/ /\r/g<CR><CR><C-V>ggYp<C-V>GlI = <Esc>ZZ

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#99 Alishah Chator / @alicharizard - Score: 27 - 06/09/14 @ 14:31
qqy pi = <Esc>wwi<BS><CR><Esc>q25@qi<BS>l<Esc>ZZ

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#100 Krzysiek / @krzlew - Score: 28 - 09/16/12 @ 07:52
:s/ *\(\u\)/\r\1 = \1/g<CR><C-O>JZZ

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#101 Nicolas Friedli / @NicolasFriedli - Score: 28 - 10/29/12 @ 16:40
:%s/ /<C-V><CR>/g<CR><C-V>ggyP<Right><C-V>G<Right>I = <Esc><Down>ZZ

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#102 Joshua Travis / @jktravis - Score: 28 - 11/07/12 @ 01:40
quvyea<CR><Esc>kPa = <Esc>j0q25@udd:wq<CR>

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#103 Michael / @patheticpat - Score: 28 - 12/17/12 @ 13:47
:s/\u/& = &/g<CR>qq2elr<CR>q25@qZZ

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#104 Claudio Ortolina / @cloud8421 - Score: 28 - 08/27/13 @ 18:45
:s/ /\r/g<CR>qqyla = <Esc>p-q30@qZZ

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#105 Oliver Christ / @0liverChrist - Score: 28 - 10/04/13 @ 22:24
:s/ /\r/g<CR>qavyPa = <Esc>-q25@aZZ

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#106 Ian Pudney / @IanPudney - Score: 29 - 06/09/14 @ 14:19
:s/ *\(\u\)/\r\1 = \1/g<CR>HddZZ

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#107 Miguel Sánchez / @miguelsr1987 - Score: 30 - 10/03/12 @ 18:55
qqylpi = <Esc>wwhxi<CR><Esc>q24@qiZ = <Esc>ZZ

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#108 makala noble / @mnoble01 - Score: 30 - 11/13/12 @ 11:15
qqxPPa = <Esc>wwhxi<CR><Esc>q25@qkJxil<Esc>ZZ

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#109 Kerry Burke / @kurver - Score: 32 - 09/14/12 @ 21:42
qqylpi = <Esc>wwhxi<CR><Esc>q24@qiZ = <Esc>:wq<CR>

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#110 Brandon Frazier / @uhok - Score: 32 - 09/29/12 @ 03:45
qaxPPa \ <BS><BS>= <Esc>wwlhhxi<CR><Esc>q24@a@aZZ

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#111 Kohei Yamamoto / @k_ymmt - Score: 32 - 06/22/13 @ 14:52
:%s/ /<C-V><CR>/g<CR>:%s/^\(.\)/\1 = \1<CR>ZZ

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#112 Connie Qi / @connieqi - Score: 32 - 06/09/14 @ 14:36
:s/\>./\r/g<CR>:s<BS>%s/\<./& = &/g<CR>ZZ

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#113 Kamil Krzyżanowski / @kamnxt - Score: 33 - 03/14/14 @ 17:42
:s/ //g<CR>:s/[A-Z]/\r& = &/g<CR>ggddZZ

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#114 Jordan Eldredge / @captbaritone - Score: 34 - 09/13/12 @ 09:52
:s/\v(.)(\w+) ?/\1 = \1\2\r/g<CR>ddZZ

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#115 Pradeep Kumar / @pradeep6kumar - Score: 34 - 12/11/12 @ 12:23
:%s/\s/\r/g<CR><C-V>25ky<C-V>25jI = <Esc>^hP<Esc>:wq<CR>

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#116 Hyper Bovine / @hyperbovine - Score: 34 - 01/29/14 @ 05:24
:%s/\v((\w)\w+) ?/\2 = \1\r/g<CR>ddZZ

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#117 Ravi S Sinha / @ambidextrousTx - Score: 41 - 09/12/12 @ 22:52
:%s/ /\r/g<CR>qaxPa = <Esc>pqk0vgg:norm @a<CR><Esc>:wq<CR>

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#98 - Felipe Jaramillo F / @mrfelipe

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#99 - Alishah Chator / @alicharizard

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08/27/2013 at 06:45PM

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11/13/2012 at 11:15AM

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#110 - Brandon Frazier / @uhok

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#111 - Kohei Yamamoto / @k_ymmt

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#113 - Kamil Krzyżanowski / @kamnxt

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#114 - Jordan Eldredge / @captbaritone

09/13/2012 at 09:52AM

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#116 - Hyper Bovine / @hyperbovine

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#117 - Ravi S Sinha / @ambidextrousTx

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