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by maortega15
Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3339

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

I just called a suicide hotline for help and that's the last draw for me. I was told that I chose to be miserable. In times like this, people need a support system, not someone to place the blame on them. If I can't run to a suicide hotline, then where else can you run to?! This is why people commit...

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by maortega15
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3339

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

If I may share more bits of my story, uhm, I've tried to share my struggles on some "other" related forum which I was actively involved in, but was berated and even insulted. One thing I always thought that can help me go through my miserable moments and at least put a smile on my face eve...

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by maortega15
Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3339

Re: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

I really don't know how to say this, but I'm actually going through my own struggles. I've been miserable for a while now, I've been crying a lot, lack of sleep, lack of appetite, you name it. Fortunately, I am still able to type this right now. And a word of advice to all of you out there, never te...

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by maortega15
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Replies: 93
Views: 3339

Another suicide; Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/08/us/antho ... index.html

Unfortunately, depression is real and people handle them differently than others.
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https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/08/us/antho ... index.html

Unfortunately, depression is real and people handle them differently than others.

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by maortega15
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1683
Views: 630599

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Will the -ULR have a corpse compartment like what SQ had on their A345?

Btw, has anyone seen a pic of it? I've never seen it!

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by maortega15
Wed May 30, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How far out of the way will people connect?
Replies: 104
Views: 5806

Re: How far out of the way will people connect?

I'll also add JFK-YVR-HKG-NGO-HNL along with HNL-NRT-HKG-MNL-HKG-YVR-JFK all on CX and JL.

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by maortega15
Wed May 30, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How far out of the way will people connect?
Replies: 104
Views: 5806

Re: How far out of the way will people connect?

JFK-YVR-HKG-LAX RT
JFK-YVR-HKG-LHR

All on CX

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by maortega15
Wed May 30, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheap car audio options
Replies: 15
Views: 654

Re: Cheap car audio options

https://www.amazon.com/TOYOTA-COROLLA-I ... B01K5OMQSO) along with a single DIN Pioneer or Alpine stereo.
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If you just want a basic radio, just get yourself one of these (https://www.amazon.com/TOYOTA-COROLLA-I ... B01K5OMQSO) along with a single DIN Pioneer or Alpine stereo.

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by maortega15
Sun May 27, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'
Replies: 103
Views: 24576

Re: SilkAir becomes 'Singapore Airlines'

Any idea when the fleet will be repainted? Any renderings of the MAX in the SQ livery? That would be a good looking plane! https://www.google.com/search?q=singapore+airlines+737&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjJyO2lh6XbAhVUKH0KHRhzDYcQ_AUICigB&biw=1920&bih=949#imgrc=xA...

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by maortega15
Fri May 18, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 166
Views: 10317

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

Asiana brown

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by maortega15
Thu May 17, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simpsons quote thread.
Replies: 22
Views: 1223

Re: Simpsons quote thread.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQFWOkZvaAs

Homer: Women will like what I tell em to like.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQFWOkZvaAs

Homer: Women will like what I tell em to like.

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by maortega15
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: There goes Trump's hope ...
Replies: 17
Views: 977

Re: There goes Trump's hope ...

There goes Trump's hope ...
There goes Trump's hoe ...

There, fixed it for ya. ;)

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by maortega15
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 51
Views: 17546

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

This Lucio Tan should get fired!where is the new visual identity?promises...promises...empty words.we can't realy take this airline seriously. That would be quite difficult to do considering he owns the airline. And search as I might, I couldn't find any mention of a new visual identity in the indi...

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 51
Views: 17546

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

QANTAS747-438 wrote:
Do we know the tail numbers of the two new 777s?

RP-C7781 and RP-C7782.

81 is in the paint hangar at the moment so I guess we'll find out soon.

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EWR Barack H Obama Airport
Replies: 80
Views: 6315

Re: EWR Barack H Obama Airport

Man, seahawk is going to have a field day with this one! :lol:

seahawk vs. Curiousflyer

What could go wrong?! :stirthepot: :hyper:

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1531539

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Probably better to have said "Some Asian carriers", as China Eastern, China Southern and Korean Air, all of which fly the 77W into SFO, don't have the A350 on order! Air China will take delivery of their first A350 next month, so we'll see how soon they fly it to SFO to add to the growing...

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by maortega15
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s
Replies: 78
Views: 32664

Re: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s

Well its seems Willie Walsh finally found his used A380's for the "right price". But where oh where will BA fly these birds ? JFK, at some BA is going to have to send it to its largest destination, Terminal 7 can be modified. Miami year round ? Dulles again? Tokyo HND if the let them in? ...

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 51200

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Possibly CEB and CRK along with KBL, the secondary cities in Pakistan as well as smaller cities in SE Asia.

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1236
Views: 51061

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

The minority president believes Putin more than American intelligence https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-putin-election-hacking_us_5a06de14e4b01d21c83ebdf7?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=politics_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000013&section=politics I know ...

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)
Replies: 101
Views: 19259

Re: Progress On JFK TWA Terminal 5 Hotel Project (PICS)

varsity wrote:
I also thought that T7 did not support the A380. What's BA's plan for JFK-LHR as the 744 approaches the end of its useful life, 777s?

A combination of 777's, the 78X and possibly the A350's.

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 101
Views: 27202

Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?! What other airline offers anything remotely similar? None I know of. That's pretty sweet though. Your own temperature setting as well as light. SQ doesn't seem to come close! They basically imi...

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JFK reconstruction update?
Replies: 27
Views: 4737

Re: JFK reconstruction update?

I was hoping to see T7 being gone while T8 gets the needed extension and BA can move in, but they just spent a whole lot of money to renovate T7.

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates new First class revealed, business and economy class refreshed
Replies: 101
Views: 27202

Re: First glimpses of Emirates new First class

I guess controlling your own temperature and lighting to adjust to your mood is something revolutionary?!

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 51
Views: 17546

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

Any updates on this new visual identity? Well their next 77W should roll out in a few days so I guess we won't have to wait long! I hope it’s revealed on their new aircraft; maybe too late depends when it was finalised. Any word on uniforms or seats? Side note: where do they send their 77W? Do they...

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1531539

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 00-441114/
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More info regarding CX's A350 order conversion:

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 00-441114/

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity
Replies: 51
Views: 17546

Re: Philippine Airlines to get new visual identity

QANTAS747-438 wrote:
Any updates on this new visual identity?

Well their next 77W should roll out in a few days so I guess we won't have to wait long!

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by maortega15
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China to order 300 Boeings
Replies: 61
Views: 15192

Re: China to order 300 Boeings

Ordering an aircraft is not like going to a fast food restaurant and ordering off a value meal! "I would like 300 aircraft please with a side of fries" :lol:

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by maortega15
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TV-series that went on for too long?
Replies: 107
Views: 5855

Re: TV-series that went on for too long?

stlgph wrote:
btw, let's add America's Funniest Home Videos and Dancing with the Stars to the list.

Enjoyed it when Bob Saget was the host. Never liked it afterwards.

A host can really make a difference if you like a TV show or not.

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by maortega15
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?
Replies: 29
Views: 1114

Re: What will you wear for Thanksgiving?

I'll be in boxers and a t-shirt. Or maybe PJ's if it's cold.

I have nowhere to go.

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/efcd9a5a-6 ... t-the.html

:roll:
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https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/efcd9a5a-6 ... t-the.html

:roll:

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX
Replies: 166
Views: 22274

Re: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX

oldannyboy wrote:
maortega15 wrote:
This seems to be a good color for AC. Highlights of green and black to mimic the mountains and greenery.
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Lovely seat, lovely colour...where does it come from?

D

CX A350 Economy

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

You're not safe anywhere in the U.S. Not school, not church, Target or Walmart, not a sporting event or concert. The only place you're safe really is the comforts of your own home. How long till some nut shoots up a neighborhood block, an apartment complex, a hospital or a retirement home?! Third wo...

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by maortega15
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

I find it entertaining how Trump and different members of the senate/congress reacted to this incident/Vegas incident than the way they reacted to the Uzbek guy in Manhattan. If racism isn't treating people based on their background, then what is it? All he basically said was, "Thoughts and pr...

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

scbriml wrote:
SOBHI51 wrote:
Devin Patrick Kelley seems to the name of the shooter, so not a Muslim, just a crazy guy.


Ah, so mental illness, not terrorism. That's OK, then. :sarcastic:

Hence Trump's subtle "outrage"

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

scbriml wrote:
I'm pretty sure there were people who gleefully claimed the Pulse shooting was "god's will". :sarcastic:

...against the "infidels".

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Another one... Let's see how the right wing media and gun lovers will spin this one ... I guess first of all its too early to talk politics *shakingmyhead* It's funny to see, how half the US doesn't want to talk about the big elephant in the room that is called gun control or some form of stricter ...

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 15010

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Woohoo Texas, surely there’s were plenty of right wing bible thumping Baptists packing heat in that church to have taken this sob out before he slaughtered 27 people. Yeah, damn that good guy with a gun, he’s never there when you need him. Not to worry, the Governor of Texas has offered his “Though...

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by maortega15
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Outrage over Press Secretary's Appearance
Replies: 56
Views: 2068

Re: Outrage over Press Secretary's Appearance

Where's the outrage when people called Michelle Obama a monkey ape, tranny, etc.?! :roll:

Too much PC and sensitivity these days.

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?
Replies: 41
Views: 2064

Re: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?

I'm actually kinda feel at ease that Hillary lost.

Can you imagine the rants Trump will go on if he lost?!

Anyone feel the same or similar?

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Playoffs - World Series predictions
Replies: 29
Views: 1534

Re: MLB Playoffs - World Series predictions

I missed the first two games while in the hospital, watched the last five at home. In 70 years of playing, listening to and watching baseball games, I have seen no finer example of the sport than game 5 of this series. Fantastic. Jose Altuve won my heart. I might attend some Oriole's games just to ...

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?
Replies: 41
Views: 2064

Re: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?

Time for someone new. How about someone in their 40s, not someone who is 70+!

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by maortega15
Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?
Replies: 41
Views: 2064

Re: Will Hillary Clinton run for US president again in 2020?

ltbewr wrote:
No way. The DNC needs to find some new blood.

Maybe Cory Booker?

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 747 Retirement Date Set
Replies: 98
Views: 25034

Re: BA 747 Retirement Date Set

The 779 and potential 7710 seem to be a good fit for a 744 replacement.

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account
Replies: 25
Views: 1187

Re: Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump’s account

OA412 wrote:
scbriml wrote:
For just a few, brief moments the World was a better place.
scbriml wrote:
The real issue here is that it wasn't deactivated for long enough.

Amen to both points. As I said above, I understand why Twitter hasn't banned him, but I really wish they would.

Follow the money Mr. Hutz :mrgreen:

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 65
Views: 13015

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

It's good to know that even the toilets are going to be in carpet. I can finally walk around without shoes on! :D I hate having to put on some footwear just to avoid people's piss on the floor. . Carpet won't eliminate pee on floor, trapped pee odours will get enhanced too Rarely if ever had a prob...

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX
Replies: 166
Views: 22274

Re: Air Canada receives first 737 MAX

This seems to be a good color for AC. Highlights of green and black to mimic the mountains and greenery.
Image

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 124
Views: 19773

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

787fan8 wrote:
I pray to God that this is true. MIA has been without an East Asian airline for far too long. The time has come to change that.

And these new plastic planes are perfect for these types of routes :D

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by maortega15
Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon
Replies: 124
Views: 19773

Re: Possible Miami - Tokyo announcement soon

An A350 could do it with full pax and some cargo from HKG.

Can Miami become the new Hawaii for the Japanese?! :hyper:

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