regex crash course!
 matches any character inside the brackets
. matches any character
* matches any number of the last thing
+ matches more than one of the last thing
⁜ matches less than one of the last thing
• matches dead characters
⟦⟧ matches any demons inside the brackets
⸮ matches your hopes & dreams
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(?=...) this is called a lookahead assertion. it looks into the future to tell if this regex matches, and returns accordingly.
hope this helps!
Made a decent rum punch with what I had on hand. Followed the “1 of sour, 2 of sweet, 3 of strong, 4 of weak” metric. Juiced the lemons I had, finished up the grenadine I made a while ago (make your own grenadine! It’s so good!) and supplemented with simple syrup, used light rum and, since I didn’t have any fruit juice, topped up with Sprite.
Then snake, then owl, each hopping or flapping or whatever as necessary, eating the previous kid before something comes along and eats them.
I ask for another volunteer, and everyone is raising their hand. I choose an older kid, he walks up. “You’re a mushroom.”
The look he gave me, I swear to god.
I’m not a science teacher but this was a lot of fun and I feel like they learned stuff, or at least it reinforced what they had already learned. Which felt pretty good.
Tonight was my Pack’s first meeting, so I had us do one of the STEM Nova awards, “Nova Wild”. It’s about wildlife, invasive species, etc.
I brought up the food chain, asked what it was, then asked for a volunteer. No info provided. My son raised his hand, because he’s my son, and I chose him because I figured he could roll with this.
“Okay, you’re grass.”
He figured out how to roleplay as fucking grass pretty quickly. I asked for another volunteer. He was a grasshopper. The next was a frog.
So, I’m a Cubmaster. Of a Cub Scout Pack. We’re okay with gay people now! And trans kids! Which obviously ymmv and as a whole the BSA is still fairly conservative (you can be any religion but you have to be *a* religion, which I sort of mumble through), but I feel like I have to combat the image of the BSA as regressive anti-gay Christians.
And there’s a pretty good optional STEM program. I’m the STEM chair of my district, because of course I am.
Learned html by making a Wheel of Time fansite on Geocities.
They/them. Genderqueer pansexual of little renown.
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