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>     ]   J_,x-E   3_  jN^" `u _w^*_  _RR_  _J^w_ j"  "pL_  f   7^-L_F   #
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Solutions

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#32 Robber Toe / robbertoe - Score: 15 - 04/03/16 @ 12:34
Gqj"AYkq20@jPZZ

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#33 Kyouma / kyoumaJohn - Score: 15 - 10/14/16 @ 21:12
qqYggP<C-O>jq20@qZZ

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#34 Márton Németh / nemarci42 - Score: 15 - 03/01/17 @ 18:16
qqYggP<C-O>jq20@qZZ

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#35 jk / kewnapse - Score: 16 - 03/14/16 @ 16:16
Gqq"Byykq20@qPZZ

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#36 Joaquin Coronel / joakonumberone - Score: 16 - 02/09/17 @ 18:39
qqYggP<CR><C-O>jq20@qZZ

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#37 Dmitriy Olshevskiy / olshevskiy_dv - Score: 17 - 03/13/16 @ 20:19
yGP:1,21g/^/m0<CR>ZZ

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#38 Tomasz Walotek / uolot - Score: 17 - 03/14/16 @ 15:09
qqyyggP``jq20@qZZ

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#39 amol khatri / khatri_amol - Score: 21 - 03/13/16 @ 18:12
<Esc>:g/./t0<CR>ZZ<CR><Esc>:wqa<CR>

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Created by: wisty97

39 active golfers, 61 entries

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#1 - Wistan Chou / wisty97

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#2 - Cristian Lupașcu / clupasq

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#18 - Saki Gw / Sakigw

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#19 - Jan Bundesmann / ixjab

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#20 - Herbert Kagumba / HabuKagumba

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#21 - Foo Bar / foobar01123

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#22 - Stanislav / prstad

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#23 - И К / igorjan94

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#26 - Andreas Hagesjö / Ankhagge

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#27 - Jorge / jherreso

07/27/2017 at 06:13AM

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#28 - Roland Hougs / OminousWater

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15
#29 - Smylers / Smylers2

03/14/2016 at 08:33PM

15
#30 - Artur Taranchiev / ewokru

03/15/2016 at 07:12AM

15
#31 - Janko Jerinic / JankoJerinic

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#32 - Robber Toe / robbertoe

04/03/2016 at 12:34PM

15
#33 - Kyouma / kyoumaJohn

10/14/2016 at 09:12PM

15
#34 - Márton Németh / nemarci42

03/01/2017 at 06:16PM

16
#35 - jk / kewnapse

03/14/2016 at 04:16PM

16
#36 - Joaquin Coronel / joakonumberone

02/09/2017 at 06:39PM

17
#37 - Dmitriy Olshevskiy / olshevskiy_dv

03/13/2016 at 08:19PM

17
#38 - Tomasz Walotek / uolot

03/14/2016 at 03:09PM

21
#39 - amol khatri / khatri_amol

03/13/2016 at 06:12PM