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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO-BKK - How Should I Go?
Replies: 20
Views: 2933

RE: SFO-BKK - How Should I Go?

What about NH? Anybody flown them? They sure have a reputation for more than decent service.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO-BKK - How Should I Go?
Replies: 20
Views: 2933

SFO-BKK - How Should I Go?

So I've got a relative with miles up the yinyang on several airlines due to constant business travel to/from Asia - and they're inviting me for a weekend in <acronym title="Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (BKK / VTBD), Thailand">BKK</acronym> 11/14 - 11/18. The options I'm considering are: #1 <a...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 2:12 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Flight Sim 2004
Replies: 9
Views: 7102

RE: Flight Sim 2004

Aircraft designed in FSDS do not work in FS2004. Gmax only.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 9:51 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Your Flight Simulator Fleet
Replies: 44
Views: 33741

RE: Your Flight Simulator Fleet

My FS2004 fleet: A310 FedEx A320 PSS <acronym title="JetBlue Airways (USA)">B6</acronym>, ANA; Project Airbus British, United, Lufthansa A330-300 POSKY Thai, US Airways, Cathay B727-200F FFX FedEx B737-200 FFX Aloha, United <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross
Replies: 90
Views: 3520

RE: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross

Let's get something straight - I'm not advocating for pulling out of Iraq. I'm lamenting the very existence of our involvement. Obviously, simply pulling out like a foolish teen trying not to get his girlfriend pregnant isn't a reality.
I'm painting with a broader brush here.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross
Replies: 90
Views: 3520

RE: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross

I'm also tired of the convoluted Hitler comparisons as a means of justification. If you want to go down that road of twisted logic, then one could easily ask where the hell we were during the antics of Pol Pot and General Pinochet. Much less the ignorance of decades of slaughter in Africa by regiona...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross
Replies: 90
Views: 3520

RE: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross

I didn't want the invasion in the first place. I could care less if some fat, megalomaniacal crackpot wants to play god in the region - if his people didn't want him, it's their responsibility to get rid of him. Not ours. And none of this bullshit about him being a 'threat' to us either. The do-noth...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross
Replies: 90
Views: 3520

RE: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross

And what if the Iraqis decide they want to be under fundamentalist rule? Should we respect that?

All I'm saying is - I'm tired of it all. We've got better things to do than throw billions away on folks who frankly aren't worth it. UnPC or not, that's the situation.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Santorum's New Namesake
Replies: 8
Views: 1701

RE: Senator Santorum's New Namesake

Yeah, I caught the error on the state as well. I just thought it was a hilarious little blurb.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Santorum's New Namesake
Replies: 8
Views: 1701

Senator Santorum's New Namesake

Looks like Americans tired of the sexual morality police have found a new way to express displeasure with Senator Rick Santorum's ignorant comments about homosexuals - popular sex columnist Dan Savage, via feedback from over 85,000 readers, has bestowed a new meaning upon the Tennessee official's na...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross
Replies: 90
Views: 3520

RE: Muslim Terrorists Blow Up Red Cross

These events are merely further evidence of our need to extent a nice, heartfelt "fuck you" to the region, once and for all. Disinvolve ourselves of the Middle East entirely - this shit has gone on far too long. Let them sort it all out. Stop spending billions on people who hate us, each other, and ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 28, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Airlines/Routes Have You Flown?
Replies: 78
Views: 11176

RE: What Airlines/Routes Have You Flown?

I'll try and do what I can remember from the last 20 years... <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym>-<acronym title="Orlando - International (McCoy) (MCO / KMCO), USA - Florida">MCO</acronym> <...

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by Aaron747
Mon Oct 27, 2003 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Turbulent US State To Fly Over
Replies: 36
Views: 9675

RE: Most Turbulent US State To Fly Over

Alaska hands down.

Anybody who's been on a flight to Asia from the west coast of the US more than a couple of times is all too aware of the shitty air over the Aleutians, regardless of altitude. I've had more than a good share of rocky rides over the North Pacific.

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by Aaron747
Mon Oct 27, 2003 5:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Country Has The Most Beautiful People?
Replies: 57
Views: 35702

RE: What Country Has The Most Beautiful People?

As in the anal sex site?

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by Aaron747
Mon Oct 27, 2003 4:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Country Has The Most Beautiful People?
Replies: 57
Views: 35702

RE: What Country Has The Most Beautiful People?

Brazil - can't go wrong with a society that's been that multicultural for over two centuries.

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by Aaron747
Mon Oct 27, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marlins WIN!
Replies: 28
Views: 1482

RE: Marlins WIN!

Columnists are having a field day... <i>To lose the World Series is bad enough when Furious George signs your checks. To lose to the Marlins, a team with a payroll $128 million lower than the Yankees? We're lucky George didn't light Brian Cashman on fire and toss him onto the subway tracks. I'm also...

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by Aaron747
Sun Oct 26, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Or Bottom?
Replies: 21
Views: 2244

RE: Top Or Bottom?

Bottom...with the girl facing away from me. Now that's a view.

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by Aaron747
Sun Oct 26, 2003 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.
Replies: 94
Views: 3614

RE: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.

I'm a social libertarian. That means I take libertarian positions on Constitutional meanings, social responsibility and civil liberties. That isn't the same as adherence to any particular party's platform. If the meaning and context of that as it relates to the <i>Libertarian party</i> aren't clear ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Oct 26, 2003 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marlins WIN!
Replies: 28
Views: 1482

RE: Marlins WIN!

somebody forgot to tell the Yanks...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/giggles.gif" ALT="Laugh out loud">  <img src="/discussions/graphics/rolleyes.gif" ALT="Insane"> <img src="http://ibelgique.ifrance.com/cinedestin/films/u/une/uneequipehorsducommun.jpg"> <b>THERE'S NO CRYING <acronym titl...

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by Aaron747
Sun Oct 26, 2003 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Anyone Like The Sound Of Thrust Reversers?
Replies: 34
Views: 6651

RE: Does Anyone Like The Sound Of Thrust Reversers?

And where did you hear that?

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by Aaron747
Sun Oct 26, 2003 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.
Replies: 94
Views: 3614

RE: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.

Absolutely 777. Fellow social libertarian here. Nobody, including substantially conservative Supreme Court justices, has the right to force others to adhere to their beliefs.

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by Aaron747
Sat Oct 25, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.
Replies: 94
Views: 3614

RE: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.

I'm no liberal but that certainly looks like a great way to avoid discussing the actual subject. Just attack attack attack the other side, lest you have to provide some more substantive intellectual output for the discussion. Ad hominem fallacy, fortunately, makes only the person propagating it look...

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by Aaron747
Sat Oct 25, 2003 5:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.
Replies: 94
Views: 3614

RE: Scalia Is Absolutely Right About This.

Scalia continues to demonstrate a lack of historical perspective in all cases but those in which past ideals support his own. Thomas Jefferson and James Madison wrote at length about the Constitution existing as a document that would operate best if modified through time in concert with changing soc...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 21, 2003 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kill Bill
Replies: 35
Views: 1872

RE: Kill Bill

MD-90, you'll find much greater happiness when you cease trying to shove your morality down the throats of everyone sharing the world with you. If you don't like violence, you don't have to watch it. Those of us who enjoy filmmaking of Tarantino's variety, on the other hand, will continue to do so. ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 21, 2003 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The New Face Of Peta Protest - *Reaw*
Replies: 11
Views: 2197

The New Face Of Peta Protest - *Reaw*

So now celebrities aren't enough. Having seen success in San Francisco - coming soon to a city near you: PETA's new Saturday protest squad - young women in pasties and nude-colored underwear, caged up, all day long. And you thought this organization couldn't get more exploitative. <img src="http://w...

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Alcoholic Drink?
Replies: 34
Views: 1982

RE: Your Favorite Alcoholic Drink?

vodka tonic
campari orange
scotch 'n soda (particularly the glenlivet, age 12)
grand marnier liquer - neat
tres generaciones tequila - straight
jack daniels 'n coke

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

Drop the partisan crap Dc10.

Racism is alive and well on both sides of the spectrum. The sooner everyone admits it, the better.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 6:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

Who said anything about approving of child abuse? Oh that's right - NAMBLA. So their opinion of what should/shouldn't be legal differs from yours and mine. That doesn't make their existence or their speech illegal unless they specifically call for illegal behavior. There's a legal distinction there.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

I'm not sure I would make assumptions quite to that degree. Inscribed prominently on the south wall of the Jefferson Memorial: <i>...laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new trut...

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Some Perspective On Cubs' Plight
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

Some Perspective On Cubs' Plight

Just in case we need to remember how bad it *really is*, here are 20 major events throughout the country that have occurred since the Chicago Cubs last laid claim to a World Series championship: 1. Radio was invented; Cubs fans got to hear their team lose. 2. <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)...

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Malaysian Prime Minister :Jews Ruled The World .
Replies: 31
Views: 2328

RE: Malaysian Prime Minister :Jews Ruled The World .

This is the same idiot who launched a witch hunt against his top deputy and banished him to prison. What for? Allegations of anal sex. Talk about a fucking windbag.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

Oh I see. Organizations should be held liable for the actions of their members? The allegations against NAMBLA are frivolous at best. The alleged material on their website doesn't exist - and they, just like the KKK, NRA, or any other controversial organization - have the right to express their view...

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

The ACLU defends the Constitution on the doctrine of original meanings. Nothing partisan about that.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kerry Wants Boeing Overtly Subsidized
Replies: 46
Views: 3881

RE: Kerry Wants Boeing Overtly Subsidized

Corporate welfare must end. It's survival of the fittest - and if you can't cut it, you go kaput. Fundamental fiscal conservatism. Kerry is an idiot.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FedEx Aircraft Costs
Replies: 0
Views: 2297

FedEx Aircraft Costs

Okay, so we all know FedEx makes a ton of money - their business model is studied the world over. I'm curious as to how their air operation factors into their cost structure. For instance, what is the impact of their DC-10 and 727 fuel and maintenance costs? Their aircraft serve more unique destinat...

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 17, 2003 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SWA's Profitability And Its HOU-MSY Service
Replies: 7
Views: 3108

RE: SWA's Profitability And Its HOU-MSY Service

WN operates over 100 flights daily between its two Bay Area airports and four Los Angeles area airports.

OAK-LAX has 22 weekday frequencies alone.



[Edited 2003-10-16 18:53:08]

[Edited 2003-10-16 18:53:57]

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by Aaron747
Thu Oct 16, 2003 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

cfalk, Notice I never mentioned anything about the nature in which Thomas should or should not be acting. My statement lends itself to an understanding of why his judicial positions would be strongly disliked by the majority of the black community. And as such, the cartoon is demonstrative of this i...

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by Aaron747
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?
Replies: 59
Views: 2894

RE: Is This Black Liberal Mag Not Extremely Racist?

Anyone following legal proceedings should have no trouble seeing why that cartoon is inherently poignant and just criticism, particularly from the black community's perspective.

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by Aaron747
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:08 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are MD-80's Really That Safe?
Replies: 21
Views: 21244

RE: Are MD-80's Really That Safe?

My intent with posting Garrison's article was indeed to provoke just such a discussion.

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by Aaron747
Thu Oct 16, 2003 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court's Got Some Work Cut Out For Them
Replies: 0
Views: 1804

Supreme Court's Got Some Work Cut Out For Them

The Supreme Court resumed hearing cases for the new judiciary term on October 7th. For those who like to keep track, there are several blockbuster rulings headed our way in the coming months. Among them: ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE The Court has announced it will be hearing <i>Newdow v. Elk Grove Unified S...

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by Aaron747
Wed Oct 15, 2003 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Look Out; Matt D Is In New York!
Replies: 44
Views: 2565

RE: Look Out; Matt D Is In New York!

Don't let the sheer volume of urban liberalism give ya a heart attack now.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 14, 2003 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Do You Think About The Hummer?
Replies: 53
Views: 3438

RE: What Do You Think About The Hummer?

People just want the tax credit.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 14, 2003 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will NW Bring DC-10 Back To MCO?
Replies: 17
Views: 5306

RE: Will NW Bring DC-10 Back To MCO?

Incorrect. DC-10s are still serving SFO-NRT.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 14, 2003 3:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are MD-80's Really That Safe?
Replies: 21
Views: 21244

RE: Are MD-80's Really That Safe?

That wasn't destined by God. God didn't decide that proper maintenance wasn't to be performed on N963AS.

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by Aaron747
Tue Oct 14, 2003 2:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Digital Camera Use On Airliners
Replies: 33
Views: 5239

RE: Digital Camera Use On Airliners

Why the fuss? If you've got it, use it. It ain't a cellphone.

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by Aaron747
Sun Oct 12, 2003 5:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Governing Through Fear
Replies: 35
Views: 1149

RE: Governing Through Fear

Oh jesus christ enough already!

You're all so polarized and chained to your ideologies you can't even see straight.

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by Aaron747
Sat Oct 11, 2003 6:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SFO Spotter: Blue Angels Are Here!
Replies: 2
Views: 2456

RE: SFO Spotter: Blue Angels Are Here!

It's always a great time of year. I was spotting at <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> yesterday afternoon and watched as several airline operations were put on hold for a flyby and arrival of two Hornets. A <acronym title="United Airlines (US...

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 10, 2003 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Victory In California.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1828

RE: Victory In California.....

You, like most Californians, seem to have an almost incredible lack of understanding in regard to our political system and fiscal structure if you think a different guy walking into the governor's office is going to magically restore anything.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 10, 2003 8:45 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Dc 10 And MD 11 Differences
Replies: 31
Views: 9429

RE: Dc 10 And MD 11 Differences

Just a Honeywell avionics suite similar to the MD-11 and FADEC.

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by Aaron747
Fri Oct 10, 2003 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is The Diff Between An MD-80 And A Super-80
Replies: 22
Views: 8131

RE: What Is The Diff Between An MD-80 And A Super-80

One uses Jet A, the other uses Super Jet A.

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