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in reply to Re: Nifty qr OR bullets with butterfly wings
in thread un-Nifty qr OR ASCII bullet parser

Alternative (shorter and returns a compiled regexp unlike the OP's and the above solutions):
Huh? My code returns (?-xism:[@*+]), but the inclusion of \Q is a good idea.

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