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The versatility of the `exists?` method

My normal use of the exists? method in ActiveRecord has always been to toss it on the end of a query of some kind:

Animal.where(name: "dragon").exists?
# => false

However, I discovered that the method can be called directly on a class and passed options:

Animal.exists?(name: "dragon")
Animal.exists?(id: [123, 345])

Check out the full documentation for more examples

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