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by Turbolet
Mon Mar 17, 2003 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

Pay

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 7:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

hair

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Flight You Ever Had?
Replies: 27
Views: 5209

RE: Worst Flight You Ever Had?

Tuninter <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym>-<acronym title="Tunis - Carthage (TUN), Tunisia">TUN</acronym>-<acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym> on Boeing 737-2H6 Advanced, <acronym title="Air Transat (Canada)">TS</acronym>-IEA. While I generall...

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airline Has The Best Looking Cabin Crew?
Replies: 83
Views: 14271

RE: Which Airline Has The Best Looking Cabin Crew?



Though it's extremely unlikely, I'm still hoping that this will be one of my co-workers in say three years' time. But as I said, I'm slowly giving up on a cabin crew job with Air Malta.

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

anisette

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Know That Feeling That You "know" Stuff?
Replies: 6
Views: 1923

RE: You Know That Feeling That You "know"

<I>Is it possible to counter that feeling somehow?</I> My depression effectively does. Yes, tomorrow will come, but I fear it. I can see nothing positive that it will bring, I will be a nothing, with a nothing job and a nothing life. This feeling of nothingness in my future stretches as far as I can...

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Happening To Me?
Replies: 18
Views: 2162

RE: What's Happening To Me?

Mum got to know about my depression and she proposes a solution. She says that I can come to Brno and study for my exams there, and then come back here and sit them. In a way, it does make sense because it would kill two flies at once: dad could stay in Brno and give support to mum while at the same...

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite Travel Destinations
Replies: 48
Views: 1922

RE: Favorite Travel Destinations

While the history in Rome is fascinating, I don't like the slums, poverty, begging, cheating and even stealing there is around. To appreciate it fully, one has to try to remember the places of interest and forget about their surroundings. Another thing I dislike about Rome is <acronym title="Rome - ...

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 16, 2003 2:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

damn you optimists!

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by Turbolet
Sat Mar 15, 2003 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Girl Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 1666

RE: Girl Problem

Weird situation as follows: This girl Sarah, my next door neighbour, is also in my Pure Maths class. We've always cultivated a friendship based on politeness really, we never talked a lot to each other and exchanged little favours like lending each other notes. Now Sarah is quite an attractive girl ...

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by Turbolet
Sat Mar 15, 2003 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is Your Favorite Place To Shop For Clothes?
Replies: 36
Views: 4130

RE: What Is Your Favorite Place To Shop For Clothe

Pull and Bear, Morgan pour Homme, Jack & Jones, Tom Tailor... that's it really. For sportswear, any brand will do.

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by Turbolet
Sat Mar 15, 2003 2:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Happening To Me?
Replies: 18
Views: 2162

RE: What's Happening To Me?

I talked to my dad on the phone this afternoon and suggested that maybe I should see a psychiatrist. His answer? "No, I seriously don't think you should. You are not insane, you're just depressed because your mother is sick and you have a lot of burdens on you at the moment. A psychiatrist can't hel...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 14, 2003 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Happening To Me?
Replies: 18
Views: 2162

RE: What's Happening To Me?

First of all, thanks to everyone for the replies. After a long time of not knowing what to do and trying to figure things out myself, it helps when people give their unbiased opinion and advice. Zauberfloete probably has a point, I need to see a psychiatrist. The thing is, however, that my dad start...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 14, 2003 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's Happening To Me?
Replies: 18
Views: 2162

What's Happening To Me?

I thought at length before I posted this here, but I do hope that I've done the right thing. Please, whoever has the intention of mocking me and hurting my feelings, press the back button now. As some of you might remember, my mum had a liver failure in early January. Since then, I've been at home a...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 14, 2003 5:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Adelaide ADL Covered Stairs.
Replies: 6
Views: 1422

RE: Adelaide ADL Covered Stairs.

Kinda reminds me of what we have at <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym>... <IMG SRC="http://www.maltairport.com/pics/gallery/deppar_big.jpg"> Yeah, even without airbridges, the terminal at Malta International Airport is still a "a monument of progress, technology and stan...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 14, 2003 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Patriotic Poems
Replies: 9
Views: 1558

RE: Patriotic Poems

By far the best patriotic poem about Malta: Lil din l-art helwa, l-Omm li tatna isimha, Hares, Mulej, kif dejjem Int harist: Ftakar li lilha bl-ohla dawl libbist. Aghti, kbir Alla, id-dehen lil min jahkimha, Rodd il-hniena lis-sid, sahha 'l-haddiem: Seddaq il-ghaqda fil-Maltin u s-sliem. (Guard her,...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 14, 2003 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

coarse

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by Turbolet
Thu Mar 13, 2003 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

Income and Self-Assessment Form

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by Turbolet
Wed Mar 12, 2003 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Girl Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 1666

RE: Girl Problem

To say the least, female mentality is strange. A rough, dirty, ill-mannered, aggresive guy seems 'masculine' and attractive to girls. That's the guy whose bed girls literally jump into. On the other hand, if a guy is nice, sensitive and loving, girls will equate this with being 'gay' and will want h...

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by Turbolet
Wed Mar 12, 2003 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cabin Crew Behaviour
Replies: 32
Views: 5813

RE: Cabin Crew Behaviour

What seemed a tad unprofessional for my tastes was when I was flying <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym>-<acronym title="Rome - Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) (FCO / LIRF), Italy">FCO</acronym> on <acronym title="Air Malta">KM</acronym> in November and this flight attendan...

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by Turbolet
Wed Mar 12, 2003 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Powerbooks
Replies: 9
Views: 1251

RE: Apple Powerbooks

Go for it! I got a Mac in October and I don't think I want to switch back to Windows. The only time I use the Windows-based <acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> is when I want to flight sim or play a game which requires Windows. Other than that, I hardl...

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by Turbolet
Wed Mar 12, 2003 6:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Girl Problem
Replies: 34
Views: 1666

RE: Girl Problem

<I>i asked her out once, and she said she wants to b mates (thats after 1 year of knowin her, this guy barely knows her at all, and still shes fallen 4 him)</I> That's the girl mentality. A girl will never date you if you become friends with her because inside her mind, you're just a 'friend' and sh...

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by Turbolet
Wed Mar 12, 2003 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

hut

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by Turbolet
Tue Mar 11, 2003 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Your Single Most Influental Picture
Replies: 42
Views: 2941

RE: Post Your Single Most Influental Picture



It's called national pride.

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by Turbolet
Tue Mar 11, 2003 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

(Aside: Singapore_Air, thanks, but we're not in the EU yet. All depends on the general elections next month - 12th April, and which party wins. If the Nationalist Party wins, we can safely say that we're going in. If the Labour Party wins, we might as well forget about it. I favour EU and my politic...

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by Turbolet
Tue Mar 11, 2003 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

Vacuum cleaner

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by Turbolet
Mon Mar 10, 2003 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

St Luke's Hospital

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 09, 2003 6:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: GZM-MLA-VIE-MLA-GZM On Air Malta (R5/KM), Detailed
Replies: 10
Views: 6344

Air MALTA:

The Gozo ferry only costs Lm 1.75 for non-Gozitan residents (i.e. people with an address in Malta and foreigners). On presentation of an Identity Card showing an address in Gozo, we lucky few get subsidized tickets at 30c. I might be a Gozo resident but hey, don't call me a Gozitan <I>ghax niehu gha...

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by Turbolet
Sun Mar 09, 2003 5:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Bic Brand
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

RE: The Bic Brand

Okay okay, I'm not comparing Bic lighters to a Zippo, you have to take the price range into consideration, too. Over here, I got a Bic electronic which I'm very happy with for 45c, and a Zippo costs around Lm 10. When a Bic finishes, you throw it away, when a Zippo finishes, you refill it. So there'...

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by Turbolet
Sat Mar 08, 2003 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Bic Brand
Replies: 12
Views: 1430

The Bic Brand

I'm sure I'm not the only one on these forums - I'm a lover of the Bic brand. To me, it is synonymous with quality and reliability and I absolutely love the minimalistic design of the products. If I'm writing something, chances are that my biro is a Bic. When I travel, I'm more than willing to swap ...

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by Turbolet
Sat Mar 08, 2003 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health, Diet, Exercise, Etc..
Replies: 21
Views: 1421

RE: Health, Diet, Exercise, Etc..

Whether or not a person gains weight easily depends on the length of one's intestines. Short intestines mean less surface area for nutrient absorption and therefore one does not gain weight, long intestines mean that the body is able to make the most of all the nutrients it is given and one gets fat...

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by Turbolet
Sat Mar 08, 2003 2:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: GZM-MLA-VIE-MLA-GZM On Air Malta (R5/KM), Detailed
Replies: 10
Views: 6344

Airsicknessbag:

Now that's what I call a coincidence! I don't really fly on the chopper very often, when I'm travelling with my family, it comes cheaper to park the car at Malta International, especially for short trips of only a few days. Since I have a student card, each chopper flight cost me Lm 6, making that L...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 07, 2003 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How About Some Poetry
Replies: 13
Views: 2030

RE: How About Some Poetry

I write poetry myself and it's amazing that while I know what I want to write about for some time before I actually do, it seems very hard at first but then all of a sudden, the words start joining into sentences inside my head and I run for a pencil and a piece of paper and presto, a poem is produc...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 07, 2003 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shakespeare Why Do You Have To Do It In School?
Replies: 33
Views: 4368

RE: Shakespeare Why Do You Have To Do It In School

I have been through the same suffering as Sophiemaltese in doing King Lear and unfortunately, since I'll be sitting the exam in May, I'll have to do <I>naqra revision A1</I> as we say in Maltese quite soon. Since we're an Advanced Level English class, the examiners thought it a must to include Shake...

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by Turbolet
Fri Mar 07, 2003 4:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: GZM-MLA-VIE-MLA-GZM On Air Malta (R5/KM), Detailed
Replies: 10
Views: 6344

GZM-MLA-VIE-MLA-GZM On Air Malta (R5/KM), Detailed

I took this trip to get to Brno to visit my mum has been in hospital there since the 11th of January. <I>21st February 2003 Departure Airport: <acronym title="Gozo - Xewkija Heliport (GZM / LMMG), Malta">GZM</acronym> Arrival Airport: <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym> F...

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by Turbolet
Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I've Been Here For 2 Years
Replies: 7
Views: 1949

RE: I've Been Here For 2 Years

Beat ya!
Been here for two years, twenty-seven days  Laugh out loud
That's right, sentejn u sebgha u ghoxrin il-gurnata.

I don't think I have a reason to leave though!
-turbolet

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by Turbolet
Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Pointless Thread Ever II
Replies: 484
Views: 34911

RE: The Most Pointless Thread Ever II

Turbolet announces departure for <acronym title="Gozo - Xewkija Heliport (GZM / LMMG), Malta">GZM</acronym> in around 45 minutes, followed by check-in for flight number <acronym title="Malta Air Charter">R5</acronym> 905 to <acronym title="Malta - Luqa (MLA / LMML), Malta">MLA</acronym>. I'll see yo...

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by Turbolet
Fri Feb 21, 2003 4:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?
Replies: 47
Views: 5885

RE: Which Aircraft You Love The Best?

Of all commercial jetliners, my favourite is without doubt the Boeing 737-200 Advanced. In particular, <acronym title="Eco Air (Algeria)">9H</acronym>-<acronym title="Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (ABE), USA - Pennsylvania">ABE</acronym>. <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetic...

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by Turbolet
Fri Feb 21, 2003 2:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

Aerospatiale Alouette III

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by Turbolet
Thu Feb 20, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Pointless Thread Ever II
Replies: 484
Views: 34911

RE: The Most Pointless Thread Ever II

Well, I'm off to quit smoking for the third time this month and sit my accounting exam (in that order).



Ta ta everyone!
-turbolet

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by Turbolet
Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Particular Aircraft Do You Hate Most?
Replies: 72
Views: 6767

Which Particular Aircraft Do You Hate Most?

I was never a fan of Air Malta's <acronym title="Royal Jordanian">RJ</acronym>-70 Avroliners but I guess that <acronym title="Eco Air (Algeria)">9H</acronym>-ACM carries all the blame in my case. I distinctly remember having made a few flights on it, so there. The main reason for my hatred of this a...

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by Turbolet
Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I Got A Job Offer! Whoohoo! Well, Almost...
Replies: 12
Views: 1917

RE: I Got A Job Offer! Whoohoo! Well, Almost...

Congratulations, sounds like an excellent opportunity and don't be scared of the interview - anything can be done! As for myself, I've been on the register for around three weeks now and haven't yet received a single job offer. My friend from the Employment and Training Corporation promised to call ...

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by Turbolet
Thu Feb 20, 2003 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Digital Cameras
Replies: 9
Views: 1340

RE: Digital Cameras

Canon Powershot S40.

No complaints, but it can be a bit tricky to use at first.

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by Turbolet
Thu Feb 20, 2003 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

repetition

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by Turbolet
Wed Feb 19, 2003 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scariest Moment Of Your Life
Replies: 54
Views: 4811

RE: Scariest Moment Of Your Life

My Pure Maths paper an hour ago.
Realizing that I don't know a thing of questions 11, 12 and 13 which incidentally carried the bulk of the marks of the paper, i.e. 30 in all  Laugh out loud

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by Turbolet
Wed Feb 19, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A.net Members From Slavic Countries (or Ancestry)
Replies: 9
Views: 2876

RE: A.net Members From Slavic Countries (or Ancest

I am Maltese of Czech origin and descent. I can speak fluent Czech.

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by Turbolet
Wed Feb 19, 2003 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peace In Our Time...
Replies: 7
Views: 1401

RE: Peace In Our Time...

<B>Believe in...(peace)</B> <I>written by Chris Scicluna & Moira Stafrace</I> Take it, use it, make me prove it However it might sound I'm still the one Who sticks around When you're shut down To the ground, out on the run Take me as I am I'm here for you I'm everywhere I'm sure you know I'm hanging...

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by Turbolet
Wed Feb 19, 2003 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Most Pointless Thread Ever II
Replies: 484
Views: 34911

RE: The Most Pointless Thread Ever II

And, Malta International Airport's website <B>does</B> show a <acronym title="Macon - Herbert Smart Downtown (MAC), USA - Georgia">MAC</acronym> arrival from Gozo at 11.45am on Friday... it would seem that my <acronym title="Gozo - Xewkija Heliport (GZM / LMMG), Malta">GZM</acronym>-<acronym title="...

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by Turbolet
Wed Feb 19, 2003 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Association Part Cinco
Replies: 502
Views: 33962

RE: Word Association Part Cinco

RIP

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by Turbolet
Wed Feb 19, 2003 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Cell Phone And Provider
Replies: 23
Views: 2682

RE: Your Cell Phone And Provider

I have a very ancient Alcatel One Touch 302. <IMG SRC="http://mobile.vizzavi.it/telefoni_wap/modelli_wap/IMAGES/alcatel-302.jpg"> I got it in August 2001 as a phone in a box including connection from the Czech Republic, as sold by Paegas (since bought by T-Mobile). I had it unblocked for just a litt...

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