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This brings up a subtlety:
$time = <STDIN>; # "11:29\n" ($minutes) = ($time =~ /:(.*)$/);
If . doesn't match \n, why does this pattern match succeed?
The string ends with \n, and . won't match \n.
Answer: $ doesn't have to be exactly at the end. It will match at a \n that is at the end.
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