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ASP.NET/VB/REGEX: Two New Lines or Carriage Returns in a Row

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ASP.NETVisual Basic.NETRegular Expressions
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I use this REGEX to identify two lines in a row:
I use it in this context:
input = RegularExpressions.Regex.Replace(input, "(?=.{1,999}\n)([\S\S]*(?:(?: [!\S!\S]+)*)?)(\r\n\r\n)", "<strong class=""top"">$1 ...</strong>" + VbNewLine )

The problem is that if the data was input using some operating systems that REGEX does not work.

How can I identify two new lines lines or carriage returns in a row regardless of the OS?
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