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by Marcus
Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mag 8.9 Earthquake In Japan
Replies: 271
Views: 12296

RE: Mag 8.9 Earthquake In Japan

You can find the live feed of <acronym title="Patuxent River - NAS / Trapnell Field (NHK / KNHK), USA - Maryland">NHK</acronym> News on this link.....just bear with the 30 second ad....this is in Japanese only.... <a href="http://www.ustream.tv/channel/foxtokimekitonight" target="_blank">http://www....

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by Marcus
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The Point Of NPR And PBS?
Replies: 93
Views: 4083

RE: What Is The Point Of NPR And PBS?

Why?....easy... Nova Frontline Sesame Street Mr. Rodgers Car talk Motorweek Fresh Air All things considered Marketplace California Commonwealth Club (radio program) BBC News PBS News hour etc. etc. etc. Vs. American Idol The biggest looser E! TMZ Jerry Springer COPS Geraldo etc. etc. etc.

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by Marcus
Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Change Laptop From Qwerty To Azerty
Replies: 16
Views: 10593

Change Laptop From Qwerty To Azerty

Can this be done?....I have a coworker here in the US who is thinking of buying a laptop here, and taking it back to France as prices are a lot cheaper here than a comparable model over there. Can it be done?, is there a way to change the layout (not physically) of the keyboard?...is there a laptop ...

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by Marcus
Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Rogaine Work?
Replies: 16
Views: 3474

RE: Does Rogaine Work?

Guys no need to get cranky over the question; I simply asked because well....I'm loosing it and fast!....saw generic minoxidil at Target for $20 for a 3 month supply, and at a 5% concentration seems to be a better deal than the $50 price for the same supply of Rogaine at 2% concentration. I know the...

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by Marcus
Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gaddafi Fled Libya?
Replies: 98
Views: 4941

RE: Gaddafi Fled Libya?

I think this cartoon sums it up very well.... The caption reads "Easy everybody or I die like a martir" <a href="http://pacocalderon.net/uploads/photos/2838.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://pacocalderon.net/uploads/photos/2838.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://pacocalderon.net/uploads/photo...

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by Marcus
Fri Feb 25, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Rogaine Work?
Replies: 16
Views: 3474

Does Rogaine Work?

OK I'll admit it....you know why I'm asking......so does it work?

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by Marcus
Thu Feb 24, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cars You Thought Were Extinct
Replies: 231
Views: 28796

RE: Cars You Thought Were Extinct

I just saw a Suzuki X90 held together by rust yesterday.....

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by Marcus
Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Does Carfax Work?
Replies: 7
Views: 1983

How Does Carfax Work?

OK so I'm looking for a pre-owned vehicle (let someone else take the +30% depreciation hit for driving it of the lot), I have narrowed it down to a couple of options, both 2008 models...but this is where I have a question. Option number 1 has 22K miles and a clean carfax record, but I mean clean as ...

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by Marcus
Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Borders Book Store To File Chapter 11
Replies: 34
Views: 3103

RE: Borders Book Store To File Chapter 11

On late Friday I received and email from the Borders mailing list (I've had a Borders rewards card for some time now), that the store 4 minutes from my house was closing, and that the entire stock would have 20 to 40% off on top of the already reduced prices from Saturday to Monday. I get there on S...

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by Marcus
Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Food Do You Like That Other People Dont Like?
Replies: 64
Views: 5159

RE: What Food Do You Like That Other People Dont Like?

Korean Kimchi...

And when in the company of French people I like to eat things with cinnamon and agua de horchata (rice water).

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by Marcus
Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur
Replies: 119
Views: 5717

RE: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur

Apology accepted, I like how they explain the background for the jokes and the nature of the program, something I had "noticed" after years of following <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> episodes, the issue here is that not everyone in the world is a <acronym title="Thai In...

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by Marcus
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur
Replies: 119
Views: 5717

RE: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur

Interesting....

Top Gear presenters in legal firing line over anti-Mexican comments

http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-rad...11/feb/02/top-gear-viewer-sues-bbc

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by Marcus
Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Challenger Explodes - 25 Years Ago Today
Replies: 31
Views: 4626

RE: Challenger Explodes - 25 Years Ago Today

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AeroWesty" class="quote" target="_blank">AeroWesty</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Much later it was revealed that t...

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by Marcus
Wed Feb 02, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur
Replies: 119
Views: 5717

RE: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur

For the people that are not regular <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> viewers this is a big insult since they do not know that is the type of "humor" on the program; but if you tell an stereotype based joke and the persons your joke is directed at are insulted by it then wh...

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by Marcus
Wed Feb 02, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur
Replies: 119
Views: 5717

RE: Mexico Complains About Top Gear's "offensive" Slur

While the comments were meant to be a joke, and while we have seen this behaviour from the <acronym title="Thai International (Thailand)">TG</acronym> guys before, these were based on stereotypes that are offensive to a group of the population. I have been in this site for a while and have seen user...

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by Marcus
Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help With A Song In Portuguese
Replies: 1
Views: 1663

Help With A Song In Portuguese

Calling all Portuguese speakers on A.net, I like this song and I have it in a compilation <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym>....while I do understand some of the words it is not 100% clear to me; looked for the lyrics online but have so far not found them, if you can please point me ...

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by Marcus
Wed Jan 26, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What's Going On? (C-141 Towing QF-106)
Replies: 7
Views: 7144

RE: What's Going On? (C-141 Towing QF-106)

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dl021" class="quote" target="_blank">dl021</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>Nah...the dude was out of gas and called the aut...

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by Marcus
Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Shuttle Launches From Vandenberg
Replies: 10
Views: 5483

RE: Shuttle Launches From Vandenberg

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/UAopsMGR" class="quote" target="_blank">UAopsMGR</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>www.cloudster.com/RealHardware/Slc6...

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by Marcus
Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help To Identify With This Song
Replies: 3
Views: 1838

RE: Need Help To Identify With This Song

Great.....thank you.....for a minute I thought it was the XX but nope....

Thank you again

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by Marcus
Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Need Help To Identify With This Song
Replies: 3
Views: 1838

Need Help To Identify With This Song

Hello fellow a-netters: I just saw this trailer at the movies earlier today and I need help with the name of the song that starts at 1:22 of the trailer. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLrzt71dfAI" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLrzt71dfAI</a> If any of you can help me out,...

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by Marcus
Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Is This Camera A Good Deal?
Replies: 1
Views: 2476

Is This Camera A Good Deal?

Hello Guys: I've been thinking of buying a new D-SLR camera and I found this one at the store, was comparing this NIKON with another PENTAX (I already have 2 lenses for it), do any of you have this NIKON camera...is it a good deal? <a href="http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11480706&a...

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by Marcus
Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guess Who To Blame For Birds Falling From Sky?
Replies: 52
Views: 3610

RE: Guess Who To Blame For Birds Falling From Sky?

That is easy, chemtrails   

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by Marcus
Fri Jan 07, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice For Vacationing In Puerto Vallarta
Replies: 7
Views: 4722

RE: Advice For Vacationing In Puerto Vallarta

I agree with all the previous posts....specially the one about STAY AWAY FROM THE TIME SHARE SALES PEOPLE!!!!...you will learn how to spot them, they will offer you a reduced price car rental, food vouchers, cheap tours......STAY AWAY or you will loose at least half a day and then when you do not bu...

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by Marcus
Fri Nov 26, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: End Of An Era, Last UK Harrier Carrier Flights
Replies: 6
Views: 6724

RE: End Of An Era, Last UK Harrier Carrier Flights

Any news if these are being sold to another country, scrapped or mothballed for potential future use?

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by Marcus
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Would You Hit It - November 2010 Edition
Replies: 95
Views: 32313

RE: Would You Hit It - November 2010 Edition

<a href="http://ist1-2.filesor.com/pimpandhost.com/3/4/4/6/34462/m/Q/o/Q/mQoQ/surt3.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://ist1-2.filesor.com/pimpandhost.com/3/4/4/6/34462/m/Q/o/Q/mQoQ/surt3.jpg" width="650" height="433" alt="http://ist1-2.filesor.com/pimpandhost.com/3/4/4/6/34462/m/Q/o/Q/mQoQ/surt3....

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by Marcus
Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What To Do During Diwali In India?
Replies: 5
Views: 3571

What To Do During Diwali In India?

Hello: I'm currently in Nashik working on a project but was just informed this morning that I have 3 free days this weekend (Friday to Sunday) because of Diwali celebrations, and was deciding between going to Mumbai or to Delhi (and Taj); I don't know if Mumbai would be a good choice with the presid...

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by Marcus
Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can These Be Worn Outdoors?
Replies: 12
Views: 2950

RE: Can These Be Worn Outdoors?

Go ahead and wear them!.....those are great to pick up women (everybody quiet)

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by Marcus
Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cadillac Announces New Compact ATS Sport Sedan
Replies: 10
Views: 2941

RE: Cadillac Announces New Compact ATS Sport Sedan

Don't forget the MB B-class...

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by Marcus
Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sony Finally Ends Production Of The Walkman
Replies: 61
Views: 5746

RE: Sony Finally Ends Production Of The Walkman

Sony failed to jump on the mp3 bandwagon....I have a sony digital walkman from the early 2000's that plays a format called ATRAC4 that Sony used at that time, and I sometimes have problems playing regular mp3's.....if I convert a <acronym title="Alliance Air (India)">CD</acronym> to ATRAC4 and then ...

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by Marcus
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: RN Carriers To Be Catobar
Replies: 71
Views: 15897

RE: RN Carriers To Be Catobar

Any news on where will this decomissioned hardware be going to? would India be interested in the Ark Royal? or on the Harriers (I know India has announced they will be retiring their own Harriers).

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by Marcus
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1 Week In India - Suggestions?
Replies: 22
Views: 5377

RE: 1 Week In India - Suggestions?

I'll be going to India later this week, flying in and out of <acronym title="Mumbai (Bombay) - Chhatrapati Shivaji International (Sahar / Santa Cruz) (BOM / VABB), India">BOM</acronym>, will be 2 months in Nasik working in a project that will only give me 1 free day a week, having said this I have t...

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by Marcus
Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 At ORD
Replies: 5
Views: 4782

RE: C-17 At ORD

Saw another C-17 today also.

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by Marcus
Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 At ORD
Replies: 5
Views: 4782

C-17 At ORD

Yesterday at about 5:25PM I saw a gorgeous C-17 taking off from O'Hare....does anyone know any details about this?...is this airport dual use?

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by Marcus
Sun Sep 26, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fla High Speed Chase Police Scrutinity
Replies: 41
Views: 3308

RE: Fla High Speed Chase Police Scrutinity

I took my car to the dealer for service and saw this live in the waiting area, all us customers in the area were rooting for the cops.

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by Marcus
Tue Sep 14, 2010 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Crisis In The NFL - Team Accused Of Being Sexist!
Replies: 23
Views: 4834

RE: Crisis In The NFL - Team Accused Of Being Sexist!

She has 3 kids and still has it....

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by Marcus
Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Problems In Mexico
Replies: 46
Views: 3446

RE: The Problems In Mexico

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AirframeAS" class="quote" target="_blank">AirframeAS</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>I don't like being called that. </i>...

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by Marcus
Thu Aug 05, 2010 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Problems In Mexico
Replies: 46
Views: 3446

RE: The Problems In Mexico

Gringos living in Tijuana.....oh the horror! <a href="http://vimeo.com/13748633" target="_blank">http://vimeo.com/13748633</a> Corrupt US border officials.....or people living in glass houses. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/27/us/27border.html?_r=2&hp&oref=slogin" target="_blank">ht...

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by Marcus
Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: July's Would You Hit It.
Replies: 114
Views: 34691

RE: July's Would You Hit It.

Not a picture but a video.....like the take out box says.....enjoy

http://www.slack-time.com/music-vide...Dan-Balan-Chica-Bomb-Chew-Fu-Remix

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by Marcus
Fri Jul 30, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Experiences/Opinions
Replies: 32
Views: 9267

RE: Hyundai Elantra Touring Experiences/Opinions

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ken777" class="quote" target="_blank">Ken777</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i>I've been thinking about Hyundais and Kias f...

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by Marcus
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hyundai Elantra Touring Experiences/Opinions
Replies: 32
Views: 9267

RE: Hyundai Elantra Touring Experiences/Opinions

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Baroque" class="quote" target="_blank">Baroque</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i>I have been thinking of looking at and i30 f...

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by Marcus
Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: July's Would You Hit It.
Replies: 114
Views: 34691

RE: July's Would You Hit It.

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/AERDINGUS" class="quote" target="_blank">AERDINGUS</a> (<a href="#47" class="quote">Reply 47</a>):<br/><i>I suppose there is always the "hot cou...

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by Marcus
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexicali Question
Replies: 13
Views: 2589

RE: Mexicali Question

As a city Tijuana has a lot more to offer than Mexicali (museums, shopping, nightlife, urban infrastructure etc.), but if you like to visit capitals then I guess that will make your trip worth it. I find the drive from SAN to MXL beautifull by the dessert scenery but others might not like it. Like o...

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by Marcus
Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexicali Question
Replies: 13
Views: 2589

RE: Mexicali Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/chepos" class="quote" target="_blank">chepos</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>TJ, try to go for Mexicali it has to be better...

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by Marcus
Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2010 - The Pre-Inauguration Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 7329

RE: World Cup 2010 - The Pre-Inauguration Thread

Mexico 2, Italy 1...overall a good game but Italy did not show more desire to win the game.

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by Marcus
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World Cup 2010 - The Pre-Inauguration Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 7329

RE: World Cup 2010 - The Pre-Inauguration Thread

Next friendly match between Mexico and Italy is to start in less that one hour.....and me here stuck at work in a conference call......

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by Marcus
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airplane Disaster Films, What Is Your Favorite?
Replies: 41
Views: 5571

RE: Airplane Disaster Films, What Is Your Favorite?

I don't remember the title of the movie but it was about a new airliner that flew out in to space due to a malfunction of some kind, they had to send the shuttle up in order to "fly" back down to Earth under the plane in order to protect it upon reentry.....

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