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Ruby Squeeze

Ruby has a method to remove repeating characters in a string called squeeze

"foobar".squeeze
# => "fobar"

"foo foo bar".squeeze
# => "fo fo bar"

It also accepts args to narrow down the specific characters for which you would want to remove repeats:

"foobar hello world".squeeze("o")
# => "fobar hello world"

"foobar  hello  world".squeeze(" ")
# => "foobar hello world"
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