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sabine
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Maybe it's the sorry state of the world now, but I seem to remember a lot more laughter on the Ship back in the day. Well, more funny posts; the laughter may have been just mine.

Didn't St. Cuervo post an entire operetta?

sabine

[ 23. December 2017, 17:21: Message edited by: sabine ]

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Jengie jon

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quote:
Originally posted by Curiosity killed ...:
Was that Curious Buddhist? I came across Unicycle doing something similar a couple of years later.

Curious Buddhist and Unicycle were one and the same person.

Jengie

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Moo

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quote:
Originally posted by sabine:

Didn't St. Cuervo post an entire operetta?

I don't remember an operetta, but he posted some hilarious parodies.

Moo

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I have very fond memories of Heaven invading Hell and some of us put up chintz curtains there! [Angel]

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quote:
Originally posted by Jengie jon:
quote:
Originally posted by Curiosity killed ...:
Was that Curious Buddhist? I came across Unicycle doing something similar a couple of years later.

Curious Buddhist and Unicycle were one and the same person.

Jengie

Yes, Curious Buddhist - that was "she". I seem to remember it was a very elaborate hoax with an additional blog as well, going into huge amounts of detail...
Well, I hope that some good came out of it somewhere along the line.

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rolyn
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quote:
Originally posted by sabine:
Maybe it's the sorry state of the world now, but I seem to remember a lot more laughter on the Ship back in the day. Well, more funny posts; the laughter may have been just mine.

I agree. Before joining I lurked for a year or two and found the content more anarchic, alternative and yes, amusing to a large degree.

Along with other things, ISTM that changing laws re. Internet use and the realisation that VL offerings could have RL consequences may have started to dawn on folk. The infamous savile Hell thread was the point at which this particular neck decided to wind in.
Contributions, spontaneity, and intrigue around threads which followed unfolding news stories didn’t quite seem the same after that.

SofF is still an interesting place and one I wish well for the future.

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quote:
Originally posted by Amanda B. Reckondwythe:
There used to be frequent news of Shipmeets in All Saints, with photos to follow. I haven't seen photos of a Shipmeet in quite some time.

We rarely seem to have shipmeets these days.

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Uncle Pete

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quote:
Originally posted by leo:
quote:
Originally posted by Amanda B. Reckondwythe:
There used to be frequent news of Shipmeets in All Saints, with photos to follow. I haven't seen photos of a Shipmeet in quite some time.

We rarely seem to have shipmeets these days.
We do have shipmeets. Though nowadays they seem to be privately arranged by people who have already met. The last large shipmeets I attended were in Scotland and England in the spring of 2013.

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Ian Climacus

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quote:
Originally posted by kingsfold:
quote:
posted by Ian Climacus:
Green & Blacks. Never heard of it until it was mentioned here, by Erin iirc. Maya Gold was a firm favourite of mine, but it seems to have gone the way of the dodo here.

If there is no problem sending chocorrit from the UK to Oz and you are happy to PM your address, I will happily send you some Maya Gold. Though leaving until it's not quite high summer may be sensible...
Thank you. So generous of you.

And thank you Jengie for the link.

I'll speak to the staff at my store and see if they can get it in... There is an independent grocer not too far away where I think it may exist too.

[ 31. December 2017, 02:28: Message edited by: Ian Climacus ]

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quote:
Originally posted by basso:
We haven't had a San Francisco shipmeet in ages. Maybe in the New Year somebody will cook something up.

I remember a meet in a North Beach restaurant, where we dined under the gaze of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, painted on the wall behind us. It really looked like he was part of the party! AG, what was the name of that place? Was it the US Cafe?

The first SF meet was in Ghirardelli Square. IIRC, we had lunch at a cafe, then went across the square to a Ghirardelli ice cream place for dessert. I think most of us had big sundaes. We found we periodically got (good) taste flashbacks afterwards; and some of us (Kelly, I, and maybe some others) have had a running joke about what drug might have been put in our sundaes!
[Smile]

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Zappa
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quote:
Originally posted by Uncle Pete:
quote:
Originally posted by leo:
quote:
Originally posted by Amanda B. Reckondwythe:
There used to be frequent news of Shipmeets in All Saints, with photos to follow. I haven't seen photos of a Shipmeet in quite some time.

We rarely seem to have shipmeets these days.
We do have shipmeets. Though nowadays they seem to be privately arranged by people who have already met. The last large shipmeets I attended were in Scotland and England in the spring of 2013.
I certainly ended up at a de facto one in Perth recently - off the top of my head I can recall six shippies there

[ 31. December 2017, 08:08: Message edited by: Zappa ]

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Ian Climacus

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quote:
Originally posted by Golden Key:
The first SF meet was in Ghirardelli Square. IIRC, we had lunch at a cafe, then went across the square to a Ghirardelli ice cream place for dessert. I think most of us had big sundaes. We found we periodically got (good) taste flashbacks afterwards; and some of us (Kelly, I, and maybe some others) have had a running joke about what drug might have been put in our sundaes!
[Smile]

Was that the one I was at, or was that later?

I remember having my first cherry cola at the cafe upstairs and loving it. So much so I recall us wondering if there was crack in it. The sundaes were delicious.

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Kelly Alves

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Oh, hell yes, the Cherry Coke and the Chocolate Chip Cookie sundae were competing for most addictive food item. But the sundaes, man— you could summon the taste by recall for days after. That was weird, though pleasant.

( I also remember poking around in the ice in my glass and muttering “ I lost my damn cherry,” which sent Madake off into gales of laughter.)

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Kelly Alves

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Oh, and epic offense wars featuring lilbuddha and Ariston. Good times, camarades, good times.

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Amorya

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quote:
Originally posted by basso:
We haven't had a San Francisco shipmeet in ages. Maybe in the New Year somebody will cook something up.

I'm heading over to Menlo Park at the end of Jan for work. I've got a free day on Sat 3 Feb (flight from SFO at 8pm, so I've got most of the day free)…

[ 31. December 2017, 11:11: Message edited by: Amorya ]

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Twilight

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quote:
Originally posted by sabine:
Maybe it's the sorry state of the world now, but I seem to remember a lot more laughter on the Ship back in the day. Well, more funny posts; the laughter may have been just mine.


sabine

Oh yes. Sine Nomine and Preslyterian once had a long faux-fight based on Victorian rules of etiquette that was Oscar Wilde level of wit. Balisarius would occasionally start fun threads like the one where we were invited to write short summaries of classic novels. Someone whose name I can't remember but a hog as an avatar was consistently funny.

It wasn't all epic calls to Hell, although I can get a bit nostalgic, even for them. Before there was Russ there was Father Gregory to unite the left in solidarity.

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quote:
Originally posted by Twilight:
Someone whose name I can't remember but a hog as an avatar was consistently funny.

Ham'n'Eggs, who once posted ASCII art in Hell.

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Chelley

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quote:
Originally posted by la vie en rouge:
Mafia
Mafia
Mafia
Mafia
Mafia
Mafia
Mafia

Mafia is the greatest game ever and we need to play it again once migration has occurred.

(Also, though I say so myself, I am quite good at it [Biased] )

Yes!

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Chelley

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The beloved edit window!
If you were watching closely you’ll have seen me try to edit the first post, mess up the quote doing so, try again but somehow add a new post, then delete that! And all just to add “I’m not” (any good at Mafia) but still love it. I thought it was going to end up as a host cry out “please fix my code”!

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Gill H

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Hugal and I managed a cross-pond shipmeet when we visited NYC. Much laughter was had in Katz's Deli with Miss Amanda (under a different name back then), Nicole, Flounder, Belisarius (who kindly showed us to the subway afterwards) and others.

I still suspect that the initial nonplussed looks we received that evening were because some US Shipmates were assuming Gill was a male name (as in Gil) - and they knew that Hugal and I liked ballroom dancing, and Broadway shows... [Biased]

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Amanda B. Reckondwythe

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quote:
Originally posted by Gill H:
Hugal and I managed a cross-pond shipmeet when we visited NYC. Much laughter was had in Katz's Deli. . . . I still suspect that the initial nonplussed looks we received that evening were because some US Shipmates were assuming Gill was a male name . . . and I liked ballroom dancing, and Broadway shows... [Biased]

And dancing sailors on leave in Times Square, as I recall.

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Curiosity killed ...

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We had a meet in London, was it the Kelly Alves meet? linked to meets in Yorkshire (balaam) and America? through the café. Weren't we trying for 10 meets at once?

Last big formal meet I went to was in 2016, in Yorkshire. But I meet up with a few others every so often.

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Quizmaster

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Finding the link that was attached to a full stop (period). That kind of behaviour, although fun, was subsequently banned.

Unmasking male attitudes behind female names and vice versa, getting to understand the complexity of some personalities and talking down the worst extremists that joined the ship in the early days.

Making friends at the Surreal meet, Artists meet, Isle of Wight meet and other shipmeets.

Finding the only place I have ever found where honest opinions about church attitudes have been accepted and discussed.

Voting on which smileys to keep, add and remove forever. I miss that wobbling flower so much.

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basso

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quote:
Originally posted by Amorya:
I'm heading over to Menlo Park at the end of Jan for work. I've got a free day on Sat 3 Feb (flight from SFO at 8pm, so I've got most of the day free)…

I'm around, and not working that day.
Off to start a shipmeet thread.

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Rossweisse

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Is it okay to ask "Whatever happened to...?" about Shipmates who haven't posted in a long time?

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Jengie jon

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We quite often have had threads of that nature in All Saints.

Jengie

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Huia
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quote:
Originally posted by Jengie jon:
We quite often have had threads of that nature in All Saints.

Jengie

And it has ben known for the missed Shipmate to post on them.

Huia

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Rossweisse

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Reading this thread has left me with those questions frequently.

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Arleigh
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quote:
Originally posted by Zappa:
...It's been a while since I first tip toed, stilll under 52 posts, to a Byron Bay shipmeet with Rowen (at that time, temporarily, "The Lady Rowen"), Nutmeg, Left at the Altar and Nunc Dimittis.

[Tear]
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jedijudy

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QM!!! Long time no see! At least here!

One of my very fond, and proud, memories was actually winning the Knockout Quiz one year! [Big Grin]

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The5thMary
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I am attempting to post from my cellphone. I'm already aware my post about the new Star Wars movie was cut off. So, tell me, what Shipmates have sailed to the great Ship in the sky since I last was on here? I've been gone since 2015, I think. My computer died, was briefly resurrected, and then died again. I thought someone here said Comet died?! Noooooooo, tell me I read that incorrectly?!

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Rossweisse

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Comet is still alive and well, but she seems to have gone ashore.

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I was wondering the same thing about LeRoc, who was a fairly prolific poster a while ago.
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Rossweisse

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I've been wondering (most recently) about Sarkycow.

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Marvin the Martian

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quote:
Originally posted by Rossweisse:
I've been wondering (most recently) about Sarkycow.

Last I heard was that she was forced ashore by a serious bout of "married with child".

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Rossweisse

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That can be hard on one's online access. Thanks!

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Haven't been here for so long I wasn't sure I could still log in. I was thinking of the Ship yesterday when talking with my daughter about the church she went to in Lincoln where she is now studying, trying to remember what questions were asked in the Mystery Worshipper reports. [Smile]
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I remember a meet in Washington,D.C. (actually in Alexandria) in the summer of 2000. Shipmates present were Presleyterian, Arrietty, Motherboard, Mary Beth, and I. My daughter and Arrietty's husband and two sons were also there.

Moo

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guinness girl

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it was the T'n'T board that pulled me in long, long ago. As a young evangelical student, who'd only ever known other evangelicals, the Ship was a revelation to me. The diversity of opinion and theology! The wit and humour!

As other people have already observed, it's people more than topics/posts that stick in my mind. The witty and wise, the controversial, the kind and compassionate... too many to list. It has always shocked me how deeply I've felt the losses of those departed shipmates who were very real to me despite my having never met them irl.

I've been quiet in the last few years, mainly due to the demands of having young children, but I do still lurk and read. The Ship is very special to me and I'll definitely be climbing aboard the new Ship when she's ready.

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Alex Cockell

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quote:
Originally posted by Curiosity killed ...:
We had a meet in London, was it the Kelly Alves meet? linked to meets in Yorkshire (balaam) and America? through the café. Weren't we trying for 10 meets at once?

Last big formal meet I went to was in 2016, in Yorkshire. But I meet up with a few others every so often.

Iirc, that was when I brought my old Linux loaded R61 along... 10 synced meets using the cafe between them...
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The Northern English meet was in Newcastle, but it was my laptop that was used but Annie P typing.

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I was first drawn in by the gadgets for God -- I found a holy Elvis guitar that I had to join up in order to post. Been here ever since.

I too remember the curious buddhist incident. Josephine sent her flowers. What a bizarre thing.

Anybody else remember the mysteriously disappearing Moon Cup thread?

I remember Kenwritez explaining something via interpretive dance, but now for the life of me I can't remember what he was explaining.

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Originally posted by Rossweisse:
Comet is still alive and well, but she seems to have gone ashore.

She turns up occasionally in my FB feed. I have also spoken recently with jahlove, the bede's american successor (he was just here 1/1), chastmastr, and others.

Oh, and can't forget the ThomasDF incident, where my wife was temporarily crowned Queen of Hell (even acknowledged as such by RooK) because she tried to help him and he read it wrong.

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Pigwidgeon

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quote:
Originally posted by mousethief:

I remember Kenwritez explaining something via interpretive dance, but now for the life of me I can't remember what he was explaining.

Try here.
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Wet Kipper
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The Knockout Quiz and other games drew me back in (i had dabbled in the older boards) when alerted to it by a friend (who is now my wife)

Various flavours of Mafia, trying to "host" a game of Cluedo, the Oscars Predictions, and more.
Why do we have to wait until the new boards to start another game of Mafia - why not start one now ?

Shipmeets, where "local" people you meet become friends - and in some cases, neighbours - and you get a chance to welcome international visitors

It's been a while since we had a Scottish shipmeet "just because" rather than someone visiting.

Then when you travel, you get the chance to be the "honoured guest", so thank you for the warm welcome I (we) have received in Florida, London and Melbourne.

I remember feeling priveleged to be invited to host, then panic of "i'll never manage" during the "training" and sinking stomach of the first Styx call for my actions.

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ArachnidinElmet
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Has anyone heard anything from Ariel?

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RuthW

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Ariel is alive and well and posting regularly on Facebook.

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Originally posted by The5thMary:
So, tell me, what Shipmates have sailed to the great Ship in the sky since I last was on here?

When we learn of shipmates' deaths, we post their names on the In Memoriam thread in Glory. There haven't been any additions in quite a while.
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Twilight

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quote:
Originally posted by RuthW:
Ariel is alive and well and posting regularly on Facebook.


Can someone explain this sort of thing to me?

I'm not on Facebook but have occasionally been asked to peek in when someone wants me to look at their vacation or grandchild pics. As far as I've seen it's just a lot of selfies, or at best a personal blog of daily doings and recipes.

Are there places on Facebook where people can have the sort of discussion/argument we have here?

Obama recently told Prince Harry that one aspect of the internet he didn't like was the tendency people have to find like minded others and never be forced to think outside that box (Obama put it better.) Is Facebook more or less like that than the Ship?

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Brenda Clough
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You post your recipes or cat pictures or whatever on your FB feed. And your friends (whom you have Friended on FB) do the same. Endless commentary and chat can thus be generated. Everything does depend upon how many people you are connected to; clearly if it's just you and your dentist it's not so fun. It is a great tool to keep up with people (college friends, distant relatives, work associates from ten years ago, etc.) that you might otherwise not be in regular touch with. By exchanging a sentence a day, or a cat picture a week, with a person you can become quite good friends in a year.

SoF does have its own FB page, which is not very interesting and mainly a repository for mildly amusing memes.

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Gracious rebel

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The trouble with the SOF Facebook page is that you don't know who anybody is, as Facebook uses real names, while we mostly know each other only by our Shipmate names!

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Piglet
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quote:
Originally posted by Gracious rebel:
... Facebook uses real names, while we mostly know each other only by our Shipmate names!

Very true - I've recently become FB friends with someone who I know must be a Shippie, because all our mutual friends are Shippies, but I don't know which one she is, and I'm a wee bit shy of sending her a PM to ask her.

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