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Inverting Lines

A simple challenge to invert all lines, except the first.

Start file
Here’s the thing about Vim.
Ex mode too, and it’s magic! 
Ex commands, there be dragons!
Until you realize it can help you be more efficient.
Learning about regexes sounds boring,
End file
Here’s the thing about Vim.
Learning about regexes sounds boring,
Until you realize it can help you be more efficient.
Ex commands, there be dragons!
Ex mode too, and it’s magic! 

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2,4d1
< Ex mode too, and it’s magic! 
< Ex commands, there be dragons!
< Until you realize it can help you be more efficient.
5a3,5
> Until you realize it can help you be more efficient.
> Ex commands, there be dragons!
> Ex mode too, and it’s magic! 

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#195 C_SEUNGHO / @aa1916090018425 - Score: 27 - 03/09/21 @ 03:26
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