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by Olddog
Thu May 24, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

oups :

Theresa May wants a special Brexit transition period for customs that could last until 2023,


https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/political-parties/conservative-party/theresa-may/news/95447/theresa-may-will-ask-eu-new

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by Olddog
Thu May 24, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The sad part is that if the Uk government members were not so busy fighting between them, the negotiation would be so much easier.

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by Olddog
Sat May 19, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should France be stripped of the 1998 World Cup title?
Replies: 26
Views: 907

Re: Should France be stripped of the 1998 World Cup title?

I'm in the category of "who gives a shit" Soccer is without a doubt THEE most boring sport invented. Sportscenter could fit 10 entire seasons into it's top ten moments and still have 29 minutes of air time to fill. And yet, it is the world most popular sport.... Obviously, outside the US,...

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by Olddog
Sat May 19, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should France be stripped of the 1998 World Cup title?
Replies: 26
Views: 907

Re: Should France be stripped of the 1998 World Cup title?

He is not saying that France fixed a match. He is merely saying that, as all other countries that organized a world cup, he influenced the draw to get Brazil in final, if both team could reach that step. And if you think that it is the only country organizing the world cup that did it that way, you ...

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by Olddog
Wed May 16, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

https://blogs.ec.europa.eu/ECintheUK/eu ... a-z-index/

Maybe something to read and consider. Who created theses myths and why ?
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https://blogs.ec.europa.eu/ECintheUK/eu ... a-z-index/

Maybe something to read and consider. Who created theses myths and why ?

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by Olddog
Mon May 14, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

seahawk wrote:
So the faster the UK is out, the better for the UK.


So the faster the UK is out, the better for the EU.

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by Olddog
Mon May 14, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

So you are still comparing a 1945 indonesia with a 2016 UK ?

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by Olddog
Mon May 14, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

But you may want to consider carefully your example and see how much stupid it is ?

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by Olddog
Sun May 13, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Sevenair, you should maybe read that page again and realize that no one was talking to you ?

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by Olddog
Sun May 13, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Yes. It should totally solve the UK born terrorists problem :)

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by Olddog
Sat May 05, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns
Replies: 137
Views: 11278

Re: AirFrance-KLM's Janaillac Resigns

The french state needs to get rid of its shares. As long as they own AF, shares the pilots and the rest of the gang think that the french state will cover the losses whatever happens.

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by Olddog
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tree question
Replies: 11
Views: 597

Re: Tree question

If you have an university or an agriculture school near your home, you should try to ask them. I did that in my home town and they found the cause in no time.

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by Olddog
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar
Replies: 177
Views: 3724

Re: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar

texdravid wrote:
Thanks for your acknowledgment of my true facts and I also appreciate a chance to educate the masses at this site about a world outside of liberal propaganda.



You realize that a lot of people (most ?) here are not from the US and could not care less about your propaganda?

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by Olddog
Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

A link for sevenair :) http://eureferendum.com/blogview.aspx?blogno=86849#disqus_thread Brexit: of theoretical risks Richard North, 29/04/2018 There was a time when dropping out of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) would have been welcome (to some). Booker wrote a story on it back in 2003 o...

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by Olddog
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200
Replies: 129
Views: 20313

Re: Airbus considering re-branding CSeries as A200

You should have a look at the Bombardier portfolio :)

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by Olddog
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 780
Views: 277839

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Bealine251 wrote:
I had a notification earlier today from Flightradar24 that the A350ULR had squawked 7700 during its test flight. It returned back to Toulouse ok. No idea what the issue was if any.


Prolly the same test they did with previous test flight.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

speaking of which: Don Quixoterrain Dr Richard North • an hour ago A holiday road trip out of the EU and back in again graphically illustrates procedures and the perils of training up new customs officers 'on the job'. Upon driving into Turkey from the Greek motorway: Greek side: 1- Immigration Poli...

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

NO.
There is no border between Schengen states, but there is a border between France and the UK for exemple. Heard of Calais Jungle ?

There is not border in Ireland now because of GFA and SM. But if NI exists the SM there will be border to check the goods and to have veterinary and SPS checks.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Oki you are just a troll. I can understand someone to be fanatic leaver but when you argue about things you don't understand, you are not funny anymore.

Go read http://eureferendum.com/default.aspx. He is a total Brexiter but at least he is not confusing the basics.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

sevenair wrote:

Solution is very simple. Free trade deal means no border needed.


Seriously ? You don't even understand that basic thing? Free trade means just a fee is not collected (within the limitation of the deal), not that the flow thru the border is unchecked......

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most popular colors for men's polo shirts?
Replies: 22
Views: 773

Re: Most popular colors for men's polo shirts?

Oh yes, I am a Lacoste addict anyway. I was just curious.

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Most popular colors for men's polo shirts?
Replies: 22
Views: 773

Re: Most popular colors for men's polo shirts?

Reading your posts, I finally decided to have look on amazon.fr to discover what are these IZOD polos. They sell only one for 144 €, twice the price of a Lacoste... I guess they don't sell them often :)

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by Olddog
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

I am a bit lost here: you are arguing about success or brexit failure with an Irish company ?

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by Olddog
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Your problem is a call to the citizens to use their legal rights ?

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

sevenair

You are confused. A FTA is all that is on the table.

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by Olddog
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China announces 25% tariff against some US-built planes
Replies: 164
Views: 9094

Re: China announces 25% tariff against some US-built planes

Yes and for example you perfectly know that you should slap a 30 % tax on each iphone not US made if you want to see theses jobs come back....

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by Olddog
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Your narrative is wrong. Most Europeans are not anti-brexit but think that is incredibly stupid.....

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by Olddog
Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China announces 25% tariff against some US-built planes
Replies: 164
Views: 9094

Re: China announces 25% tariff against some US-built planes

If the empty weight numbers are correct, it is just posturing.

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self-driving vehicle strikes and kills pedestrian
Replies: 156
Views: 4342

Re: Self-driving vehicle strikes and kills pedestrian

Did i miss that : https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-crash-ntsb/us-opens-probe-into-fatal-tesla-crash-fire-in-california-idUSKBN1H32OT U.S. opens probe into fatal Tesla crash, fire in California (Reuters) - A fatal crash and vehicle fire of a Tesla Inc Model X near Mountain View, California, l...

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/ng ... ly-dropped


I blame your tabloids for that: somehow they are trying to convince the brits that the EU would be just fine with the UK having equal say to the EU27. Seriously ?
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GDB wrote:


I blame your tabloids for that: somehow they are trying to convince the brits that the EU would be just fine with the UK having equal say to the EU27. Seriously ?

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

A must read. I think it perfectly sum up (and with a better english that I ever could write :) ) why I say that I am all for the UK to completly leave the EU for now: https://www.politico.eu/article/brexit-europe-british-exceptionalism-drove-vote-but-eu-media-arent-buying-it/ British ‘exceptionalism...

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58027

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

I seriously doubt that the next Airbus CEO will be german....

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In Belgium? I need a huge favour :)
Replies: 16
Views: 685

Re: In Belgium? I need a huge favour :)

They produce very few vinyls so it is sold out very fast. Maybe more luck in Belgium as I see there is still a huge fan base in France and a concert in June.

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In Belgium? I need a huge favour :)
Replies: 16
Views: 685

Re: In Belgium? I need a huge favour :)

https://www.fnac.com/Depeche-Mode/ia178797
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If you can't get it from Belgium, tell me if it is sold in France:
https://www.fnac.com/Depeche-Mode/ia178797

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

With Sevenair in mind, I had a good laugh reading that: ttps://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/every-remainer-should-be-helping-the-sun-share-this-retraction/27/03/ The Sun has issued a retraction of an article it published at the end of February which listed potential savings British shoppers would ...

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Open free market could work only if the whole world was under the same rules. So it will never work or at least not for a foreseeable future.

I mean look at the WTO saga, after using it to open new markets, the US is trying to sabotage it now that others learned to use it too.

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passengers stranded in Stuttgart as pilot found drunk before takeoff
Replies: 11
Views: 3578

Passengers stranded in Stuttgart as pilot found drunk before takeoff

Sad way to lose a job: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/24/passengers-stranded-as-pilot-found-drunk-before-takeoff-in-stuttgart-tap-air-portugal More than 100 passengers have been stranded at Stuttgart airport after a co-pilot was found drunk in the cockpit just before takeoff. The airline...

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Hot+Topics/Brexit

It is easy to see who is spreading fud and fake news all et time :)
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Hum: http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Hot+Topics/Brexit

It is easy to see who is spreading fud and fake news all et time :)

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by Olddog
Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nautica sold to Authentic Brands
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: Nautica sold to Authentic Brands

https://www.retaildive.com/news/authentic-brands-snaps-up-nautica-from-vf/519416/ After suffering years of losses, VF has unloaded its Nautica brand to Authentic Brands. Nautica's prime was in the 1990s, but since the 2000s they have lost a lot of popularity. The problem I think that Nautica curren...

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by Olddog
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

To me it seems that with Brexit in mind De La Rue was a bit greedy and tried to overcharge thinking they will win anyway, being british. New blue UK passports will be £120m cheaper if made in Europe https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/mar/22/contract-to-print-uk-passports-abroad-will-save-120m

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by Olddog
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

While French Passport are made in France by a public agency, l'Imprimerie Nationale :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imprimerie_nationale

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former French president Sarkozy questioned over Gaddafi allegations.
Replies: 22
Views: 752

Re: Former French president Sarkozy arrested over Gaddafi allegations.

I understand that for one that is more familiar with common law than french judiciary system, you can be confused. Unfortunately Sarkozy was not arrested. The financial police want to ask him some questions about alleged black money from Libya, and, as there is no habeas corpus in the french system,...

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

And anyway

Tory chief whip Julian Smith angers MPs by telling them: 'Fishermen don't vote Labour'

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

The Problem is when you pick bad red lines that will be removed as soon as the negotiation starts. Fisheries are a good example: only 0,9% of UK gdp and more than 70 % exported to the EU. It is nor like it he EU had not noticed that your fishermen from Hull, Grimsby and Aberdeen were selling their l...

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How can IndiGo mitigate impact on its brand image with NEO fiasco?
Replies: 33
Views: 4147

Re: How can IndiGo mitigate impact on its brand image with NEO fiasco?

You seem to be the one with a trauma or an agenda with no less than 5 posts out of 16 in that thread :)

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Rejoice and welcome to vassal state status Sevenair :P

As I saw your post beyond, here a reality check https://disq.us/url?url=https%3A%2F%2Fec.europa.eu%2Fcommission%2Fsites%2Fbeta-political%2Ffiles%2Fdraft_agreement_coloured.pdf%3AxUBNeuiasSoQKsmOqJsQAbEx1vs&cuid=2840114

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

Have a look here http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/ebs/live.cfm?page=1 at 12 and tell us how much you are happy after :)

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit EU position Phase 2
Replies: 1148
Views: 28027

Re: Brexit EU position Phase 2

He says bullshits as usual. There are international rules about borders and customs to follow. But just imagine for a second that the UK tries that trick , it means after the first ship all the followings will be blocked out of the ports while inspections are carried on the continent. And borders in...

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Rafale Scam set to explode in India! Deal in trouble?
Replies: 68
Views: 5381

Re: Rafale Scam set to explode in India! Deal in trouble?

So Macron was in India. Did you ask him about Rafale's costs?

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to slap tax on aluminum imports
Replies: 214
Views: 7804

Re: Trump to slap tax on aluminum imports

Meanwhile, explain why Europeans pay 2.5% to import cars to the US but the US pays 10% to import autos into the EU. Is this another one of those cases where whatever the Eu does is *good* and whatever the US does (for the very same reasons) is *bad*. You are nothing but a hypocrite. You seems to ig...

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