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by DXTraveler
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: Pakistan to resume ORD in April 2020
Replies: 32
Views: 4342

Re: Unconfirmed: Pakistan to resume ORD in April 2020

"Hey, I like Chi-Town but the facts are the facts..."
Reroute it to MKE then. A lot of them are fleeing north.

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56860

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

Has anyone seen the air these kids breath on a daily basis?

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by DXTraveler
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH600 Frankfurt to Tehran returning to Frankfurt
Replies: 84
Views: 18164

Re: LH600 Frankfurt to Tehran returning to Frankfurt

"They are merely speculating it, they have no concrete proof that it actually happened."
Of course they do. No they are not, speculating. Do you honestly think they are going to divulge their methods and capabilities to the media.

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by DXTraveler
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kinshasa Airport (DRCongo). How much it improved? Who paid it?
Replies: 7
Views: 2824

Re: Kinshasa Airport (DRCongo). How much it improved? Who paid it?

Indeed. A portion of the new terminal in Addis Ababa is open, the hub for ET. Signage is in Amharic, English, and Chinese.

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by DXTraveler
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republic pilot punches female co-worker
Replies: 51
Views: 11178

Re: Republic pilot punches female co-worker

"Is it an USA custom that allows attacks on woman?"
Yes of course. Why not take this one incident and use it to define an entire country of over 300 million people. Sheesh

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by DXTraveler
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republic pilot punches female co-worker
Replies: 51
Views: 11178

Re: Republic pilot punches female co-worker

Just another example of why it's risky to shat where you eat.

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by DXTraveler
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 174
Views: 33354

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

"ET already has this in place. If your connection at ADD is greater than 8 hours, they will accommodate you in a local hotel. They are now even providing free tours of ADD." I think a lot of people are being put up at ET's new Skylight Hotel, next to the airport. Would seem to make sense. ...

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by DXTraveler
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 174
Views: 33354

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

"But before more network expansion, they need to focus on a major expansion/enhancement for ADD !! It's just so overcrowded and I doubt the current expansion will help by that much." This folks is a terrific point! Current Bole is frequently a madhouse. The arrival immigration area is ofte...

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by DXTraveler
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways Fleet Discussion and News Thread
Replies: 94
Views: 7120

Re: Thai government approves TG fleet acquisitions

"But I gotta say, if I step back and ask myself, "who is a better state owned/operated carrier than Thai?" "

Ethiopian

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by DXTraveler
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces proposed 2020 Haneda schedule
Replies: 47
Views: 9323

Re: United announces proposed 2020 Haneda schedule

Looking at the new schedule. Horrible connection times to places like BKK, ICN, MNL from IAD if you use the new HND route.

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by DXTraveler
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland
Replies: 68
Views: 12196

Re: AA's advertising causes controversy in Poland

So they have perpetually offended types too. Glad to see we aren't the only ones.

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by DXTraveler
Fri May 24, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline routes and colonial legacies
Replies: 46
Views: 5584

Re: Airline routes and colonial legacies

"Pick a country that invaded somewhere in the last 200 years"
Big difference between an invasion and being colonized.

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by DXTraveler
Tue May 14, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New United Safety Video - Spiderman Theme
Replies: 49
Views: 5777

Re: New United Safety Video - Spiderman Theme

Cute the first time or two then stupid. What's wrong with doing just a quick basic safety video and being done with it.

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by DXTraveler
Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 16093

Re: Wisconsin Aviation Thread - 2019

I would love to see additional DCA/IAD - MKE non-stop service. Nothing against WN. But sometimes their departure/arrival times blow, and if you wait too long, flights are sold out.

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by DXTraveler
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest agent mocks child’s name
Replies: 147
Views: 12032

Re: Southwest agent mocks child’s name

"When ever I see this stuff, I wonder what a weak and fragile society America must be."

Yes...because it accurately represents all 300 plus million people. Sheesh

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by DXTraveler
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA21 Today (11/24)
Replies: 9
Views: 4538

Re: UA21 Today (11/24)

FWIW...UA app shows it diverting to EDI. Departing 40 mintes later to IAH.

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by DXTraveler
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France to halve its A380 fleet
Replies: 254
Views: 50361

Re: Air France to halve its A380 fleet

"I've been on AF's 10-across 77W on an 8-hour flight and find the histrionics to be ridiculous. I was quite comfortable." Therefore everyone else should also. I have flown it too and with my height and broad shoulders I find it a miserable experience. I will go out of my way to avoid flyin...

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by DXTraveler
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: African Aviation Thread 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2199

Re: African Aviation Thread 2018

"Despite KQ reducing frequencies there at the end of October in favour to Mauritius and Seychelles, it's nice to see that traffic is picking up again after the 2015 political crisis!" Sadly the shame constitutional referendum earlier this year which pretty much makes Nkurunziza President f...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CEOs Test Out The Cheap Seats
Replies: 72
Views: 16203

Re: CEOs Test Out The Cheap Seats

Some people are easily influenced.

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by DXTraveler
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: British Airways Business class meal
Replies: 15
Views: 3508

Re: British Airways Business class meal

Ouch.....our church serves nicer sandwiches to the homeless and shut-ins. And what's with that "dessert?" Looks like something my neighbors dog leaves on my yard.

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!
Replies: 240
Views: 71105

Re: THE Problem With United FAs. Even I'm Fuming At This!

"Dumb & dumber. Entitled guy who flies too many miles a year ("I am more important than you") and will take Twitter on storm to vent his frustrations. Not very smart FA who acts as a (bad) community manager for UA even if she is not paid for that (as she mentions before, she is on...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants
Replies: 79
Views: 9859

Re: AA - no to ICE to transporting detained child migrants

"Please stop. I don't need the airlines serving as my moral compass." Exactly - anyone want to bet the airlines have been transporting these types of individuals for years? Why suddenly all the moral outrage? Yes I know the answer. Corporate America has become so hyper reflexive, just as t...

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by DXTraveler
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Europe to Africa discussion
Replies: 73
Views: 6795

Re: Europe to Africa discussion

I was curious to see how Juba airport looked like (considering it is one of the newest countries in the world) and I have found those pics: http://hotinjuba.com/7069-2/ Is this really Juba Airport? Where is the check-in made? How are there any security protocols there? I've been in and out of Juba ...

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by DXTraveler
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United replacing employee bonuses with new program
Replies: 125
Views: 13616

Re: United replacing employee bonuses with new program

"So now poor 'johnny' who assists in turning the plane, has the flu, and really wants that 100 grand, sucks it up and comes to work because he needs the money from being paid poor wages to begin with having to deal with a subpar profit sharing plan, gets nearly everyone who he had contact with ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines
Replies: 66
Views: 9429

Re: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines

What about a support Cougar? :spin:[/quote]

Two or four legged? ;-)

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by DXTraveler
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET 501 returns to IAD on 1/15
Replies: 2
Views: 702

ET 501 returns to IAD on 1/15

Cool video of the fuel dump. http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/stafford/ethiopian-airlines-passenger-jet-flies-low-over-stafford-before-making/article_a4cdda31-95cf-5fcd-95c7-26e79d650ecc.html Live ATC recording at - https://forums.liveatc.net/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=14365.0;attach=9796

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by DXTraveler
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam
Replies: 60
Views: 15139

Re: UA drops NRT-ICN; move 3 737 back to Mainland from Guam

"The problem is SFO is not a great connecting point to ICN from the eastern US. That is partially why UA is still operating HKG-SIN despite the SFO nonstop. But who knows, maybe UA is looking at adding ORD-ICN or EWR-ICN" Exactly! Pairing it up with 803/804 from IAD was ideal, especially o...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant
Replies: 87
Views: 16041

Re: Uniformless UA Pilot Removed From Flight After Bizarre Rant

She's probably done. The FAA will probably suspend her medical due to psychological reasons and it will be very difficult and time consuming for her to get it back. If she does manage to get it back, she will still face discipline from UA for her actions. Pilots rightly or wrongly are held to a hig...

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berari wrote:
Medical emergency, someone died on board

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundl ... -1.3951971


Where did you get the information that someone died?

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by DXTraveler
Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chaotic Evacuations may Lead to Recertification
Replies: 176
Views: 17397

Re: Chaotic Evacuations may Lead to Recertification

Were do this "rehap trucks" exists? I have seen the fire fighting equipment on airports, I have seen ambulances at airports. I have never seen any equipment to move people away from an accident apart from normal busses or airport busses, unable to move but under good conditions and never o...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Oct 05, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?
Replies: 58
Views: 11366

Re: Why does Delta Air Lines fly Atlanta-Stuttgart?

Because they thought they could make money doing it?

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by DXTraveler
Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA axing 2nd meal service on long-haul under 8.5hrs
Replies: 61
Views: 13346

Re: BA axing 2nd meal service on long-haul under 8.5hrs

I feel like I'm in the minority. For international Y I'll bring some snacks along and maybe pick up something before the gate to supplement or replace what is served on board. I'm covered if I don't like or get enough of what is being offered. It's odd people don't understand that Y travel is nothin...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Aug 15, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'
Replies: 282
Views: 35206

Re: Delta to cut JFK-NRT, NRT-BKK/KIX; MSP-NRT decision 'pending'

That leaves UA as the only US carrier in NYC-TYO market. UA must be partying. I thought DL had the government contract for BKK which was a reason UA left BKK. Is there a penalty to closing the station if they have a contract or does the contract expire before the station closes? American has the US...

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by DXTraveler
Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines system outage August 8th, 2016
Replies: 261
Views: 32697

Re: Big Problems at Big Delta

I'd say that delta must have somehow found a way to get most people from A to B. Being that I can, at this time of night, book non stop LAX-JFK/ATL/DTW flights for tonight, I'd say they are doing a rather stellar job. Checking flights for tomorrow, plenty of non stop options for just about anything ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA Method To Solve Overbooking Or What
Replies: 52
Views: 11817

RE: New AA Method To Solve Overbooking Or What

So we'll take him to task every time he botches a weather forecast. I say let him rant. He's welcome to put his ignorance on display for the world to see.

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 01, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Pax: No Legroom Almost Killed Him
Replies: 79
Views: 17279

RE: Air Canada Pax: No Legroom Almost Killed Him

At some point people have to take responsibility for their own well being. If I have to travel for work, often long haul, and I don't get what I deem to be reasonable accommodations, I'll them no. It hasn't happened often, but it has come up once or twice. I refuse to jeopardize my health. One littl...

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by DXTraveler
Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Pax Denied Boarding Because Shorts Too Short
Replies: 72
Views: 17917

RE: B6 Pax Denied Boarding Because Shorts Too Short

Hope the cleaning crew took some Lysol wipes to the seat after she got off.

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by DXTraveler
Fri May 27, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KE 777 Fire @ HND
Replies: 97
Views: 28726

RE: KE 777 Fire @ HND

"If I had been the captain on this flight, I would've told the passengers to stay put until stairs were in place."

I wonder what your reaction would be to someone 8000 km away, with no first hand knowledge, telling you how you should do your job?

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by DXTraveler
Thu May 26, 2016 1:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily
Replies: 140
Views: 25164

RE: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily

"What's the purpose of the stop in Lome?"
My guess, to feed their ASKY network. http://www.flyasky.com/asky/en/Flights/Network/ASKY-s-Network-56.aspx

[Edited 2016-05-25 18:04:39]

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by DXTraveler
Thu May 26, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily
Replies: 140
Views: 25164

RE: UA Ends IAH-LOS; SFO-TLV Goes Daily

"Wasn't <acronym title="Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (IAH / KIAH), USA - Texas">IAH</acronym>-<acronym title="Lagos - Murtala Muhammed (Ikeja) (LOS / DNMM), Nigeria">LOS</acronym> <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s only route to Africa? Pretty sad <acronym title="Newark ...

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by DXTraveler
Thu May 12, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Senators: Drop Bag Fees To Shorten TSA Lines
Replies: 136
Views: 16778

RE: Senators: Drop Bag Fees To Shorten TSA Lines

Sure.....airlines will drop bag fees just as soon as the government drops taxes on air travel.

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Drone Strikes Plane On Finals To LHR
Replies: 52
Views: 23463

RE: Drone Strikes Plane On Finals To LHR

"I truly believe this "drone danger" is being blown out of proportion as I'm sure we will see later on in this thread. This reactionary fear by just about everyone just seems a bit over the top to me." Speaking of over the top. Wanting to keep drones out of the flight path of aircraft, especially on...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Starts Aussie Fare War..$386 RT From DL Hubs!
Replies: 110
Views: 23453

RE: UA Starts Aussie Fare War..$386 RT From DL Hubs!

"The people who end up paying for fare wars are employees and supplies." So the better solution is to fly the plane leaving those seats empty? As others have accurately pointed out, they are not selling the entire Y capacity at that price. We're talking a limited number of seats, maybe even certain ...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Switches From JFK To EWR
Replies: 44
Views: 11973

RE: Ethiopian Switches From JFK To EWR

When does that start? Was looking at LFW via <acronym title="Brussels - National (Zaventem) / Melsbroek (BRU / EBBR / EBMB), Belgium">BRU</acronym> but I don't want to take a chance waiting for the <acronym title="OLD: Sabena (Belgium), NEW: SN Brussels Airlines (Belgium)">SN</acronym> flights to re...

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by DXTraveler
Mon Apr 11, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian And LAX-How's It Going?
Replies: 23
Views: 10023

RE: Ethiopian And LAX-How's It Going?

"3 time per week" I'm flying <acronym title="Addis Ababa - Bole International (ADD / HAAB), Ethiopia">ADD</acronym> - <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> this Thursday. The flight wasn't available. Guess that explains it. So I'm flying <acronym t...

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by DXTraveler
Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 767-400
Replies: 78
Views: 25747

RE: The 767-400

Just flew on one today <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> 42 <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym>. Nice ride! Love the 2-3-2 configuration...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet
Replies: 92
Views: 23799

RE: UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet

"I fly ANA a lot and I've been annoyed over the past decade or so at how <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym> has slowly but surely forced them to downgrade their service to <acronym title="United Airlines (USA)">UA</acronym>'s level, as a Star Alliance partner. No more 2 free bags in...

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by DXTraveler
Thu Mar 10, 2016 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet
Replies: 92
Views: 23799

UA Confirms 10-abreast Seating On 772A Fleet

Sorry if I missed it but where does it say Y+ will remain 9 across?

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