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by atomother
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 62365

Re: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020

Good discussion... Does anyone know what kind of stipulations are being written into this bill that may give Boeing $60 Billion in tax payer money? I know Trump wants to prevent stock buybacks which is great but I am more concerned about American employees. Any possibility they are requiring that fo...

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by atomother
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thunderbirds @Cheyenne Frontier Days
Replies: 0
Views: 2388

Thunderbirds @Cheyenne Frontier Days

Going to this tomorrow to see the Tbirds. Anyone have any prior experience shooting here for this event? Will be my first time and I assume the best place to be will be on the east side of LCC along East Collge drive where it turns into South Collge drive. I assume the show is in the big open area t...

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by atomother
Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:13 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Update To "Tips On Buying A 100-400L"
Replies: 0
Views: 6092

Update To "Tips On Buying A 100-400L"

First off, thank you to all that replied to that thread a few weeks ago. I would have replied there but it seems to be locked? I did manage to pick up a new 100-400L from B&H and that order was fulfilled just as promised including shipping. After the lens arrived, I ran it through a few tests an...

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by atomother
Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Request To Be In Android App For 1000+ Club
Replies: 25
Views: 7650

RE: Request To Be In Android App For 1000+ Club

Again, I would like to point out that we as photographers are not giving our images to a.net. They are hosting the image online and at any time we can have them all removed. The exposure that a.net is able to provide is worth the trade-off to me. Without a.net I would not get anywhere close to the a...

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by atomother
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Request To Be In Android App For 1000+ Club
Replies: 25
Views: 7650

RE: Request To Be In Android App For 1000+ Club

Well, I was interested in working with this guy and told him I may volunteer to be a part of his free app but if he wanted to charge people and make money off of my photos then I would also prefer some sort of compensation. The reply I received made me happy that I declined. "No problem, I will blac...

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by atomother
Sun Jan 15, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Request To Be In Android App For 1000+ Club
Replies: 25
Views: 7650

Request To Be In Android App For 1000+ Club

Hi all, I received an email recently to participate in an Android App by giving permission for my photos to be used at no charge. I was wondering what others had thought of this that received this email request? Personally, I usually don't mind letting "not for profits" use my photos but anytime the...

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by atomother
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Tips On Buying A 100-400L

I already have the 10-22 and the 18-200 which I have found is quite good compared to the reviews I have read about it. I think between those two and the 100-400 I will be totally covered.

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by atomother
Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Tips On Buying A 100-400L

Thank you all for the helpful replies... I just took the plunge and made the order with B&H as I have read so many positive things about them in my research of this lens. They also had it available and a great price at $1439. I will now be selling my 75-300IS as I doubt I will use it much anymor...

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by atomother
Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Tips On Buying A 100-400L

Thanks for all the comments so far... I have been doing more reading on the web and am coming to the conclusion that when people say that got a bad copy, I think the problem is that their copy isn't calibrated properly and after it is sent to Canon for proper calibration to line everything up intern...

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by atomother
Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Tips On Buying A 100-400L

I think I will give it a shot and order through Amazon or B&H. I won't be ordering two, that was just some thinking out loud. From what I can tell the easiest tests seem to be shooting some dollar bills at different focal lengths and seeing how the results are. As long as they are sharp evenly a...

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by atomother
Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Tips On Buying A 100-400L

Yeah, it has been a while since I purchased a lens but I dont remember any seals that I had to break to get into it. I guess that is just the way they do it. Am thinking about ordering two at the same time and just keeping the better one. I think reading all the posts about bad copies has me a bit f...

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by atomother
Sat Dec 31, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

RE: Tips On Buying A 100-400L

Hi Karl, thanks for the info... Agree with how people test them, winter versus summer. This is def not a beginner lens and I think I am fully past that stage 10 years into the game with over 1000 uploads on the site here. I am thinking about purchasing through B&H here in the states. I see they ...

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by atomother
Sat Dec 31, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Tips On Buying A 100-400L
Replies: 21
Views: 7172

Tips On Buying A 100-400L

Hello all, I used to be a frequent poster/uploader here but life has been in the way recently... At any rate, I am finally ready to get in the market to buy a 100-400L and was wondering if anyone had some advise for purchasing one. I know I want to buy it new, and will want to test it before I buy a...

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by atomother
Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Acceptance - Post-Screening (Atomother)
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Photo Acceptance - Post-Screening (Atomother)

Hooray to the screeners!!! It got accepted! <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/1500298/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/1500298/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/9/2/1500298.jpg" alt="Click h...

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by atomother
Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:48 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Acceptance - Post-Screening (Atomother)
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Photo Acceptance - Post-Screening (Atomother)

Here is my other one which did pretty well and is similar. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/0959478/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/0959478/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/7/4/0959478.jp...

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by atomother
Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Photo Acceptance - Post-Screening (Atomother)
Replies: 4
Views: 2468

Photo Acceptance - Post-Screening (Atomother)

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/big/ready/APPEAL_20090318_l1237058106.5373n922frimg_4222reworked.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/b...106.5373n922frimg_4222reworked.jpg</a> Was rejected at first for being soft and crooked. I leveled the horizon and sharpened up the t...

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by atomother
Sun Jun 08, 2008 5:49 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Quick?, Will This Laptop Run Msfsx?
Replies: 4
Views: 8453

RE: Quick?, Will This Laptop Run Msfsx?

Thanks for the input. When you guys say "high/veryhigh settings" does that mean that it is just the scenery that is really detailed? I guess the thing I am really interested in is using it as a good trainer for IFR stuff with the G1000 172, light twins, and even smaller airliners. Can I expect that ...

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by atomother
Sat Jun 07, 2008 6:57 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Quick?, Will This Laptop Run Msfsx?
Replies: 4
Views: 8453

Quick?, Will This Laptop Run Msfsx?

Been trying to do some searching on what Microsoft Flight Sim X would need to run smoothly and am having a hard time deciding if I should pay a few hundred bucks more for this laptop that would/maybe play it or if I should just not even worry about spending that money and get a cheaper laptop and ju...

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by atomother
Tue Feb 19, 2008 8:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Type Of Filter For Av Photography?
Replies: 8
Views: 8809

RE: Best Type Of Filter For Av Photography?

Yeah, I'm not really worried about protection here... I have been using my gear a long time and never had a problem that a good cleaning wouldn't take care of. So it seems to me that a polarizer is the best way to go to bring out that extra color in your images. My next question is if I would normal...

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by atomother
Tue Feb 19, 2008 1:44 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Best Type Of Filter For Av Photography?
Replies: 8
Views: 8809

Best Type Of Filter For Av Photography?

Hey all, I am looking at getting a filter for my telephoto lens I use for aviation photography and after doing some research am wondering what is the best filter to use for aviation photos. Thinking sun to my back, mostly sky/few clouds in the background, maybe some ground toward the bottom and a ve...

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by atomother
Thu Aug 09, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Xjet Posts 2nd Quarter Loss
Replies: 64
Views: 6277

RE: Xjet Posts 2nd Quarter Loss

So any speculation on the new flying? Looks like they will be expanding with a carrier that they are currently flying for and a new carrier. Am guessing the <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> flying will only decrease if it doesn't stay the same so the <acronym title="Delta Air...

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by atomother
Fri Aug 03, 2007 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Fall LAX Expansion
Replies: 109
Views: 10846

RE: DL Fall LAX Expansion

Any news on ExpressJet getting more DL flying?

I know they are at 12 planes right now but I have heard it may go up to 50 planes total? Anyone heard this?

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by atomother
Thu May 31, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skybus Pay Rates
Replies: 73
Views: 8501

RE: Skybus Pay Rates

So if people are willing to take jobs flying for these low salaries in hopes of getting some A320 time and then moving on, where are they moving on to? Some may say to major airlines like United, American and Delta but they won't be offering reasonable salaries either if they are competing against s...

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by atomother
Wed Feb 07, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: KLAS, Ksan Or Ksna?
Replies: 38
Views: 3675

RE: KLAS, Ksan Or Ksna?

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by atomother
Mon Feb 05, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Thats All For Me Folks..
Replies: 20
Views: 4296

RE: Thats All For Me Folks..

Adam, are you smoking crack? Keep the photos going man. Some of the most fun photography you can do is to take photos of your students. You are required to supervise your student's first solo, may as well watch it through a camera lens. Some of my most memorable photos are of my student's first solo...

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by atomother
Tue Jan 09, 2007 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 - Near Miss At DIA
Replies: 28
Views: 8018

RE: F9 - Near Miss At DIA

Maybe if Key Lime Air paid their pilots a good wage instead of taking any bum off the street that can't get a job anywhere else and decides to buy his job, then Key Lime wouldn't have problems like this. It seems like every year they lose a plane or two. Didn't they have a few flat spins that result...

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by atomother
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: The Motive Graveyard
Replies: 72
Views: 5950

RE: The Motive Graveyard

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by atomother
Sun Oct 29, 2006 6:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Vote, Should I Appeal This Night Shot?
Replies: 14
Views: 5782

RE: You Vote, Should I Appeal This Night Shot?

Ok so after re-reading the other thread I am a bit confused now. Apparently there has not been a "rule change" but now these photos that do not show an airplane, only light streaks, are now a no-go? Do I just need to get closer and have more streaks filling the frame or something? I am a bit upset b...

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by atomother
Sun Oct 29, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Soft Rejection Help
Replies: 5
Views: 4039

RE: Soft Rejection Help

I like it, it looks fine to me. That is a difficult shot to get to as I think I know where you were taking it from.

The only thing I would change is the centering. It seems a bit too high in the frame.

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by atomother
Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:49 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Vote, Should I Appeal This Night Shot?
Replies: 14
Views: 5782

You Vote, Should I Appeal This Night Shot?

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=20061028_IMG_4222nightF9.jpg" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...ename=20061028_IMG_4222nightF9.jpg</a> Rejected for motiv. I thought the motiv was pretty good, very good in fact. I don't think I would change anyth...

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Night Photography Rejection...
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

RE: Night Photography Rejection...

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Night Photography Rejection...
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

RE: Night Photography Rejection...

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Night Photography Rejection...
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

RE: Night Photography Rejection...

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Night Photography Rejection...
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

RE: Night Photography Rejection...

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Need Help Finding The Blurry
Replies: 6
Views: 5059

RE: Need Help Finding The Blurry

What kind of lens are you using Eric?

I am thinking the trailing edge is slightly soft but it looks as though you will get jaggies if you try to sharpen anymore. Were you using AWB on that 747 shot?

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 7:27 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Night Photography Rejection...
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

RE: Night Photography Rejection...

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by atomother
Thu Oct 26, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Night Photography Rejection...
Replies: 19
Views: 5198

Night Photography Rejection...

<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/timsamples/NightPhotograhy/photo#4989942728447361042" target=_blank>http://picasaweb.google.com/timsampl...otograhy/photo#4989942728447361042</a> need to click on the zoom in button at the top right and let it load to see it all. I really thought this one had a g...

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by atomother
Tue Oct 24, 2006 3:25 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Who Are The New Talents And Underrated Shooters?
Replies: 21
Views: 7919

RE: Who Are The New Talents And Underrated Shooters?

So where is the ranking of photographers so we know who is rated where thus telling us who is over/underrated?

Are we talking about photos that look good but don't get a huge amount of hits?

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by atomother
Wed Sep 20, 2006 2:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cable Release For 300D?
Replies: 9
Views: 3114

RE: Cable Release For 300D?

Was just looking for something that works and was hopefully cheap too. According to the site I orderd from, it is the Canon one. I really don't see myself using it that often. Usually the 10 sec delay works fine but for taking photos at night of airplanes it is nice to have a little more control tha...

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by atomother
Tue Sep 19, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cable Release For 300D?
Replies: 9
Views: 3114

RE: Cable Release For 300D?

I ordered the Canon one off of Amazon last night for $16 plus $7 for shipping.

Hopefully they don't screw me and send me a knock off version or some other junk.

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by atomother
Mon Sep 18, 2006 11:05 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cable Release For 300D?
Replies: 9
Views: 3114

RE: Cable Release For 300D?

Thanks, that is just what I was looking for!

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by atomother
Mon Sep 18, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cable Release For 300D?
Replies: 9
Views: 3114

Cable Release For 300D?

Anyone know what the best options are for a cable release for a 300D? Looking to do some night photography and guessing on when to hit the shutter and for how long isn't very easy. I have heard people are using hands free cell phone ear pieces but am yet to find one of those that work. Any ideas?

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by atomother
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 Buys 10 Q400's, Seeks Regional Jet Expansion
Replies: 116
Views: 16066

RE: F9 Buys 10 Q400's, Seeks Regional Jet Expansion

So will the pilots for Lynx that will be flying these Q400s come from <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (USA)">F9</acronym>'s list or will they perhaps contract with Horizon to provide the pilots or will they be hiring their own pilots on a new list seperate from <acronym title="Frontier Airlines (U...

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by atomother
Sat Aug 05, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: APA Jet Preview '06
Replies: 8
Views: 2479

RE: APA Jet Preview '06

I'll be stopping by there on my way back from PUB to <acronym title="Denver (Broomfield) - Jeffco (BJC), USA - Colorado">BJC</acronym>. Full stop, taxi back and out again. Last time I was in there two saturdays ago, I nearly got shot down from that fireworks display on final to the 17s. It was a gre...

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by atomother
Fri Aug 04, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Appeal This "landmark" Shot At Jeffco?
Replies: 6
Views: 4667

RE: Should I Appeal This "landmark" Shot At Jeffco?

Ahhh, Jeff... Speaking words of wisdom... And when the broken hearted people living in the world agree, there will be an answer, let it be. For though they may be parted there is still a chance that they will see, there will be an answer. let it be. Haven't listened to that song in a while, man that...

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by atomother
Fri Aug 04, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Should I Appeal This "landmark" Shot At Jeffco?
Replies: 6
Views: 4667

Should I Appeal This "landmark" Shot At Jeffco?

<a href="http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/rejphoto.main?filename=20060803_n25430IMG_2747.JPG" target=_blank>http://www.airliners.net/procphotos/...lename=20060803_n25430IMG_2747.JPG</a> The main subject of these photo(s) is not correctly centered in the image. In some cases this problem can be co...

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by atomother
Mon Jul 17, 2006 7:55 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Uploading At JPnet As Well?
Replies: 104
Views: 6113

RE: Uploading At JPnet As Well?

Tell them to drop all their popups and annoying ads and I will consider it.

Till then I will go with the free site that has the least ads and that seems to be a.net.

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by atomother
Sat Jul 15, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: My Latest Motive Rejection
Replies: 8
Views: 3230

RE: My Latest Motive Rejection

Yeah, a.net sucks if they are't taking these photos. I see you like to touch the screen on the MFD too... Man it is tough to keep your fingers off of that thing.

Great photos guys!

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by atomother
Mon Jul 03, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two BAC-1-11 Aircraft For Sale On Ebay
Replies: 36
Views: 19618

RE: Two BAC-1-11 Aircraft For Sale On Ebay

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by atomother
Wed Jun 28, 2006 10:02 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Upload Que Photos
Replies: 6
Views: 2570

RE: Upload Que Photos

I would try shooting at a different time of day... The photos are good but the lighting you had to deal with was just too harsh.

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