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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put 54fb143d91984a0e75007579

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Start file
vim: set nrformats=alpha:
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vim: set nrformats=alpha:
jihgfedcba
iihgfedcba
hhhgfedcba
ggggfedcba
fffffedcba
eeeeeedcba
dddddddcba
ccccccccba
bbbbbbbbba
aaaaaaaaaa

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> ggggfedcba
> fffffedcba
> eeeeeedcba
> dddddddcba
> ccccccccba
> bbbbbbbbba
> aaaaaaaaaa

Solutions

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#25 Jeremie / jermoer - Score: 62 - 03/09/15 @ 00:20
jVGra<C-V>8l8jrb<C-V>7l7jrc<C-V>6l6jrd<C-V>5l5jre<C-V>4l4jrf<C-V>3l3jrg<C-V>lljjrh<C-V>ljri<C-A>ZZ

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#26 Ben Plantinga / benplantinga - Score: 63 - 03/08/15 @ 06:22
j<C-V>}ra<C-V>8j8lrb<C-V>7j7lrc<C-V>6j6lrd<C-V>5j5lre<C-V>4j4lrf<C-V>3j3lrg<C-V>2j2lrh<C-V>jlrirjZZ

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#27 冯璇 / Harris_fx - Score: 63 - 03/09/15 @ 12:27
j<C-V>}ra<C-V>8j8lrb<C-V>7j7lrc<C-V>6j6lrd<C-V>5j5lre<C-V>4j4lrf<C-V>3j3lrg<C-V>2j2lrh<C-V>jlrirjZZ

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#28 Anton Davydov / anton_davydov - Score: 64 - 03/07/15 @ 15:27
j<C-V>Gera<C-V>8j8lrb<C-V>7j7lrc<C-V>6j6lrd<C-V>5j5lre<C-V>4j4lrf<C-V>3j3lrg<C-V>2j2lrh<C-V>jlrirjZZ

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#29 Yuan Guan / yuanguan89 - Score: 65 - 03/09/15 @ 09:26
j<C-V>}ra<C-V>8j8lrb<C-V>7j7lrc<C-V>6j6lrd<C-V>5j5lre<C-V>4j4lrf<C-V>3j3lrg<C-V>2j2lrh<C-V>1j1lrirjZZ

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#30 Epety / sudoask - Score: 88 - 03/10/15 @ 06:05
j8<C-V>}ra<C-V>78j8l<Up>rb7j7l2H<Up><Down><C-V>7j7lrc<C-V>6j6lrd<C-V>5j5lre<C-V>4j4lrf<C-V>3j3lrg2j<Up><Up><C-V>2j2lrh1j1<Up>V<Esc>2H<C-V>1j1lrirjZZ

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Created by: mcr05

30 active golfers, 66 entries

Leaderboard (lowest score wins):
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#1 - Urtica dioica / udioica

03/07/2015 at 08:28PM

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#2 - DrHobo / _DrHobo_

03/09/2015 at 12:46AM

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#3 - John Braxler / braxler

03/09/2015 at 06:37PM

20
#4 - Petro Тrouq / zulolosi

03/10/2015 at 02:04AM

20
#5 - Domingue Justin / _jdomingue

10/15/2015 at 05:12PM

20
#6 - Daniel Pham / dany_pham

10/15/2015 at 05:14PM

20
#7 - Yahyalexandre33 / yahyalexandre33

03/17/2016 at 11:45AM

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#8 - Tim Chase / gumnos

03/07/2015 at 08:00PM

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#9 - Mikael Saltzman / MikaelSaltzman

03/08/2015 at 03:27PM

28
#10 - Matthew Pryor / HodgekaGames

03/10/2015 at 04:19PM

31
#11 - Mariano Macchi / mmacchif

03/08/2015 at 03:02PM

34
#12 - pftb12345 / pftb12345

04/01/2015 at 03:05PM

35
#13 - Marcin / Marcin89439917

12/31/2016 at 09:25PM

36
#14 - Ricky / dechimp

03/08/2015 at 08:28AM

38
#15 - Lifepillar / lifepillar

07/25/2015 at 08:39PM

46
#16 - Ala' Ibrahim / alaa_ibrahim

03/10/2015 at 12:57AM

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#17 - chrisheithoff / chrisheithoff

03/14/2015 at 03:02AM

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#18 - Paul / MapCalculator

06/24/2015 at 04:28AM

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#19 - ylletyll / ylletyll

03/07/2015 at 08:52PM

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#20 - Deepak Surti / dmsurti

03/15/2015 at 03:37PM

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#21 - Gary Moser / garyRmoser

03/07/2015 at 08:08PM

54
#22 - Vim Viking / vim_viking

03/09/2015 at 06:58PM

54
#23 - crittelmeyer / crittelmeyer

03/10/2015 at 02:27PM

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#24 - Marcin Brański / 3h4xx

03/08/2015 at 08:26PM

62
#25 - Jeremie / jermoer

03/09/2015 at 12:20AM

63
#26 - Ben Plantinga / benplantinga

03/08/2015 at 06:22AM

63
#27 - 冯璇 / Harris_fx

03/09/2015 at 12:27PM

64
#28 - Anton Davydov / anton_davydov

03/07/2015 at 03:27PM

65
#29 - Yuan Guan / yuanguan89

03/09/2015 at 09:26AM

88
#30 - Epety / sudoask

03/10/2015 at 06:05AM