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by cal764
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 385661

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

FAA saying 179 MAX and 133 NG aircraft worldwide have an improperly manufactured leading-edge slat track that need to be replaced quickly. Nothing fatal, and not related to MCAS obviously, but interesting that this stuff is coming out now. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-faa-airplane/u-s-...

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by cal764
Sun Apr 07, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 386
Views: 107381

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

B-209C (China Southern) I saw arrive into ARA (New Iberia, LA) yesterday afternoon for paint.

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by cal764
Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 767-400
Replies: 78
Views: 25512

RE: The 767-400

How did I know it was time for a thread like this one???  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/highfive.gif" width="37" height="20" border="0"/>  I was just thinking the same a few days ago. Built specifically for <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA...

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by cal764
Mon Mar 14, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Missiles Found On Air Serbia Plane
Replies: 51
Views: 21386

RE: US Missiles Found On Air Serbia Plane

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/peterinlisbon" class="quote" target="_blank">peterinlisbon</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> I did order a few of these item...

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by cal764
Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Sen. Wants To Regulate Seat Width And Pitch.
Replies: 232
Views: 16788

RE: US Sen. Wants To Regulate Seat Width And Pitch.

"The airline industry is the most regulated...deregulated industry in the U.S." Now I just can't remember who said it.   

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by cal764
Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Core Truths Of A-Net
Replies: 340
Views: 29347

RE: The Core Truths Of A-Net

The U.S. sh*tcan's the TIJ footbridge-terminal project and Mexico starts an all-out war

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by cal764
Sat Nov 21, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Core Truths Of A-Net
Replies: 340
Views: 29347

RE: The Core Truths Of A-Net

Want to become a millionaire? Be a billionaire and start an airline...
  

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by cal764
Fri Nov 06, 2015 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Receives First Two-class A380
Replies: 46
Views: 17796

RE: EK Receives First Two-class A380

I'd hate to be at a baggage claim with 614 other people..waiting...for..my.....bag

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by cal764
Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MSY Drunk Crashes Through Fences, Drives On Runway
Replies: 32
Views: 6785

RE: MSY Drunk Crashes Through Fences, Drives On Runway

In Louisiana the crime of hit and run driving is a misdemeanor unless death or serious bodily injury is a direct result of the accident and the driver knew or should have known that the death or serious bodily injury occurred. Hell, you could ram your sh*t into a house and drive off and, while the p...

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by cal764
Mon May 18, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 11 Marines Injured In V22 'Hard Landing' Oahu, HI
Replies: 6
Views: 7249

11 Marines Injured In V22 'Hard Landing' Oahu, HI

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015...ap-us-air-force-station-crash.html

Smoke/Flames seen coming from the area at the time of the incident..any more info available??

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by cal764
Mon Apr 13, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which US City Will Be Next Airline Hub
Replies: 100
Views: 17549

RE: Which US City Will Be Next Airline Hub

Newport News...oh, wait   

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by cal764
Mon Mar 30, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two Aisles On The B757?
Replies: 33
Views: 18373

RE: Two Aisles On The B757?

That's like having 2 isles in a 737...if they could've done it, it would've already been done

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by cal764
Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Electronic Cigarettes In Flight
Replies: 71
Views: 8975

RE: Electronic Cigarettes In Flight

Bah, just take it in the bathroom..won't become a distraction or cause discomfort in others, won't have to worry about tripping the smoke detector and you'll probably leave the bathroom smelling better than you found it. No harm done..?

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by cal764
Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Airframe Optimization
Replies: 22
Views: 10009

RE: 787 Airframe Optimization

I think the changing landscape of the industry as a whole has a part to play as well. United in paticular..when <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> first ordered the 788 frames they had intended on being a stand-alone company in skytheam and now they're trying to size themselves...

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by cal764
Sat Jun 21, 2014 1:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SHV Gets Return Of Mainline DAL Service
Replies: 103
Views: 7987

RE: SHV Gets Return Of Mainline DAL Service

Mentioning LFT...CAL had 735 flights not too long ago and is starting DEN in August using 145's

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by cal764
Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 21
Replies: 402
Views: 78171

RE: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 21

Anyone remember a few months back the guy that made a 'gun' using <acronym title="Taipei - Sung Shan (TSA / RCSS), Taiwan">TSA</acronym>-approved items such as a spray-can, hair-dryer, ect which propelled coins and could puncture sheetrock? Some people just want to prove that 'it can be done.' We co...

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by cal764
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 7
Replies: 288
Views: 92754

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 7

RIP all souls on board. Do we know which organization will be spearheadding the investigation? Chances are good NTSB, Boeing, the engine manufacture and the like will more than likely contribute to the investigation, and we know many different countries are assisting with the search..So very sad and...

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by cal764
Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pax Allowed To Board After Pipe Bomb In Luggage
Replies: 21
Views: 7434

RE: Pax Allowed To Board After Pipe Bomb In Luggage

Okay now this is really bad..You would think on day one of training for becoming a security agent at an airport that if you discover something like this DON'T try to give it back to the guy! And he was allowed to board the plane..appauling.

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by cal764
Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS A330 Damaged After Landing In Flooded Runway
Replies: 41
Views: 37266

RE: VS A330 Damaged After Landing In Flooded Runway

Yes let it be a learning experience; At least a monitor for water over such flood-prone runways though given the timing of everything, where could the A330 been able to divert while on final, out of curiousity?

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by cal764
Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Do You Think Boeing Will Have Another 4 Engine Jet
Replies: 52
Views: 16589

RE: Do You Think Boeing Will Have Another 4 Engine Jet

4..Let alone 3-holers. L-1011? Not many left or 727

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by cal764
Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2650
Views: 260302

RE: 777X Updated Information And Developments Part 6

I'd just like to throw out there..I had been listning to WCBS news radio 880 and they had said Boeing was still contemplating whether final assembly of the 777X should be in Seattle or elsewhere, this due to labor issues..

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by cal764
Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WSJ:How Airlines Mine Personal Data In-Flight
Replies: 14
Views: 8373

RE: WSJ:How Airlines Mine Personal Data In-Flight

This reminds me of an article, I believe NY Times, within the past 6months had an article detailing the 'transformation' of <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym>, particularly with the flight attendants digital equipment and using it to talior to what the airline knows about the cust...

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by cal764
Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Nose Gear Collapse At LGA
Replies: 241
Views: 57478

RE: WN Nose Gear Collapse At LGA

ATWOnline is reporting that the nose gear had collapsed..maybe there was a partial extension
http://m.atwonline.com/safety/southw...ear-collapses-landing-ny-laguardia

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by cal764
Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing New Hinged Raked Wing Tip Patent
Replies: 60
Views: 26390

RE: Boeing New Hinged Raked Wing Tip Patent

Call me crazy..but I'm beginning to wonder if it would be in the plan to have the folding wing tips either retract completely or possibly horizontal into the approach/during the landing phase of flight..I mean how much drag could it produce anyway? pot

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by cal764
Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Q400 Or ATR72 Route
Replies: 32
Views: 9348

RE: Shortest Q400 Or ATR72 Route

A few years back I flew on a <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> Q400 <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym>-<acronym title="Windsor Locks (Hartford / Springfield) - Bradley International (BDL / KBDL), USA - Connecticut">BDL<...

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by cal764
Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Guess What Color BA's 787 Engine Nacelles will be?
Replies: 54
Views: 28022

RE: Guess What Color BA's 787 Engine Nacelles Will Be?

Me thinks red would be awesome..but I don't think it's gonna happen

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by cal764
Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 787 #3904 To IAH
Replies: 207
Views: 41812

RE: United 787 #3904 To IAH

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL7708
United 7708 in the air an hour ago bound for EWR..or so it says

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by cal764
Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetway Damaged/collapsed At EWR 8/30/12?
Replies: 10
Views: 25659

RE: Jetway Damaged/collapsed At EWR 8/30/12?

hate to say it but I dont see any picture..maybe its just this computer

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by cal764
Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 18JUL: BDL Runways-Lightning Damage
Replies: 8
Views: 2967

RE: 18JUL: BDL Runways-Lightning Damage

An update states main runway open for business, secondary runway slated to reopen shortly..sounded more severe when first reported

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by cal764
Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 18JUL: BDL Runways-Lightning Damage
Replies: 8
Views: 2967

18JUL: BDL Runways-Lightning Damage

Local news WTNH reporting lighting has damaged runways at BDL where they cross. Can't find a link anyone with more info?

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by cal764
Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing, UA announce order: 150 737's (incl 100 MAX)
Replies: 126
Views: 25868

RE: Boeing, UA Announce Order: 150 737's (incl 100 MAX)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/United1" class="quote" target="_blank">United1</a> (<a href="#46" class="quote">Reply 46</a>):<br/><i>Anyone else notice how the gold stripe on ...

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by cal764
Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Winglet -- Life-size Replica At Farnborough
Replies: 34
Views: 17909

RE: 737MAX Winglet -- Life-size Replica At Farnborough

K so where the lights, or has that yet to be determined?

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by cal764
Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flightglobal: Exclusive QR 787 Air-to-air Video
Replies: 14
Views: 12378

RE: Flightglobal: Exclusive QR 787 Air-to-air Video

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Stitch" class="quote" target="_blank">Stitch</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>FLIR images were...well, I'd say cool, but... ...

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by cal764
Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NextGen & Future Of Air Traffic Controllers
Replies: 1
Views: 3168

NextGen & Future Of Air Traffic Controllers

Okay, the whole NextGen idea/implementation is somewhat vague at the moment in terms of potential budget restrictions, noise levels around communities, ect. What I'm wondering now is that currently, it's my understanding their's somewhat of a shortage of air taffic controllers..now, with NextGen bec...

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by cal764
Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Widebody Fleet Questions
Replies: 20
Views: 9189

RE: CO Widebody Fleet Questions

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Newark - Liberty International...

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by cal764
Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did Everyone Overestimate Helicopters?
Replies: 51
Views: 15142

RE: Why Did Everyone Overestimate Helicopters?

Remember the partnership <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> and <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> had with US Helicopter? Flights from <acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> & <acronym title="New York -...

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by cal764
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Removing 787 Flight Deck Barriers
Replies: 27
Views: 25809

RE: UA Removing 787 Flight Deck Barriers

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyhossd" class="quote" target="_blank">flyhossd</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>In this case - since Al Qaeda is still f...

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by cal764
Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF 447: Nightline Special 06JUN
Replies: 7
Views: 3771

AF 447: Nightline Special 06JUN

Just saw on ABC World News tonight at 11PM EST a special report on the <acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> 447 crash..have to wait and see if anything new is revealed though I presume they'll have some exclusive interviews. Figured I'd post as a heads-up  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners...

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by cal764
Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large Anti-Drug Traffcking Operation At SJU
Replies: 5
Views: 2381

RE: Large Anti-Drug Traffcking Operation At SJU

Holy smokes..9,000 kilos that they know of made it into the US in an undisclosed amount of time. Somehow, though, not surprising cuz money talks  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/dollarsign.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/>   <img src="htt...

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by cal764
Tue Dec 29, 2009 3:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Spur Of The Moment" Flight Decision
Replies: 30
Views: 6822

"Spur Of The Moment" Flight Decision

I only wish traveling could seem so carefree these days..  sigh 

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by cal764
Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Would You Have The Courage To Fly A First Flight?
Replies: 14
Views: 7209

RE: Would You Have The Courage To Fly A First Flig

I would feel honored! Simply put..

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by cal764
Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Major Airport Security Experience
Replies: 17
Views: 5742

RE: Best Major Airport Security Experience

I've found security at Terminal B at <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym> can have some pretty short lines, as most of the traffic there is COEX feeding <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym>. Also, every time I fly out of ...

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by cal764
Tue Apr 21, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Supersonic DC-8
Replies: 18
Views: 8473

RE: Supersonic DC-8

Interesting...A 'Buzz' indicated through the rudder pedals during the maneuver.

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by cal764
Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: NWA F/A Training Video (30 Minutes Long)
Replies: 2
Views: 2942

RE: NWA F/A Training Video (30 Minutes Long)

Indeed a good video..Thanks for sharing

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by cal764
Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:54 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: GEnx-2B Makes Maiden Flight Aboard 747 Testbed
Replies: 6
Views: 4807

RE: GEnx-2B Makes Maiden Flight Aboard 747 Testbed

Hey, I read about it but didn't catch the post until today. I am surprised the lack of replies/info...

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by cal764
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:08 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air Force 1, Boeing 707 Interior
Replies: 25
Views: 28104

RE: Air Force 1, Boeing 707 Interior

Oh the Pima Air and Space museum in Arizona has one...I have the picture on my refrigerator!!

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by cal764
Tue Mar 24, 2009 3:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Forced To Land Overweight?
Replies: 27
Views: 8831

RE: Forced To Land Overweight?

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by cal764
Tue Mar 24, 2009 2:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Forced To Land Overweight?
Replies: 27
Views: 8831

RE: Forced To Land Overweight?

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by cal764
Mon Mar 23, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Forced To Land Overweight?
Replies: 27
Views: 8831

Forced To Land Overweight?

Good day all. I've been looking over the incidents over the past couple of days, as well as incidents in the past which have similarities to these recent tragedies, and have been wondering the procedures for a forced overweight landing. More specifically, I've been looking over the SwissAir 111 inci...

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by cal764
Sat Mar 07, 2009 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Letter To My Shrink; Dr. A.Net II
Replies: 15
Views: 4381

RE: Letter To My Shrink; Dr. A.Net II

Haha...Good stuff. Put some time into it. It shows...A good read...

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