Step 1: Create assignment.
Step 2: Note that several students are confused. Change follow-up assignment to avoid confusion.
Step 3: Note that students are now confused by the change in procedure, this increasing the number of students confused by the assignment.
Step 4: Go to Step 2.
@theartguy step 5: now all the students are confused. mission accomplished.
@garbados Ironically this counts as preparing them for life outside of academia.
@theartguy t o o r e a l 😭
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