Picture it. Generic fantasy setting #3,507, but it finally reached the modern age in technology.
Healing potions have been scienced until they've been reduced to the basic components responsible for it working, meaning they can be delivered in hospitals through IV.
Vampires and Werewolves are both treated as sufferers of viral diseases, with their conditions manageable with the right medicines. Vampirism is being studied for life extension tech.
Most travel luggage is really a bag of holding. Luggage fees for airplanes are basically not a thing, since anyone not bothering to buy the proper bags probably had it coming.
The entire story is just normal mundane drama but every so often someone remembers a way to magic themselves out of the problem.
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!
If someone had the fortune to be able to save 100% of a six-figure salary (say, $100,000/year in this case), it would take 10 years to save up 1 million. It would take 10,000 years to save up 1 billion.
Billionaires should not exist. Not in a perfect world, and certainly not in our imperfect one.
"Beware the quiet ones"
"Befriend the quiet ones"
By becoming our friends, you let us have that ear to listen when we experience problems -- problems whose solutions are often denied to us due to systemic issues designed to give more power to the louder & more masculine/white/cis/straight/neuronormative voices.
By offering that ear, you help us stem the flow that ultimately causes us to "blow up" due to the endless buildup of problems we're prevented from solving.
1995: Computers are "anything machines". You can create music, write programs, do word processing, and network with anyone all over the world. And you can do them all simultaneously.
2019: In order to even think about using our web page you'll want to download the app onto your phone so we can track the living shit out of you and make sure you keep your full attention on US.
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