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     Saturday, May 30, 2009

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    • 08:45 @lkl Actually, I think we're going to do exactly the same thing. Got suggestions on where to go? We're thinking Loire Valley for one. #
    • 08:46 RT @aby Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen. #
    • 09:06 @cactusclubcafe - Ooh. Teasing people with pictures of the menu is a fantastic way for cafés to use Twitter. Yo ... #
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     Friday, May 29, 2009

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    • 09:11 @NewtonMark Okay, that's insane. I'm sure there's plenty of more important issues these people could get their knickers in a knot for. #
    • 09:14 @archetypo I'm not sure how I wound up in the same group as Bill Bailey (@realbillbailey), but it certainly made me smile. Thanks! :) #
    • 09:48 @LibrarianIdol That would make you inhuman. And besides, you'd never learn anything. "Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once" -?? #
    • 10:08 @LibrarianIdol Crap. Sorry to hear it. Maybe you can find comfort at the bottom of a cupcake? *offers cupcakes* #
    • 10:12 @LibrarianIdol I think you may be right there.. #
    • 11:05 @andyredfern Officially making us all jealous. Well done - I swear that's what twitter is for. :) #
    • 16:43 @loveandgarbage Now you have us all on edge.. #
    • 17:03 @pink_soprano Because the universe has decided to keep all Dr Who info away from you. In fact, you're doomed to watching Torchwood instead. #
    • 17:27 Useful tweeps for learning French: @frenchmot @frenchetc @frenchtoday @frenchlanguage @frenchieprod #follow #french #français #followfriday #
    • 23:13 I just found out that some French people measure how pissed off Australians are by counting how many times they say "Bloody" per sentence. #
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     Thursday, May 28, 2009

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    • 11:08 @applejuice2424 Right. I'll be your personal motivator for today - get working! :P #
    • 11:08 RT @MaryWilhite The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. Its as simple as that. (For @applejuice2424) :P~ #
    • 11:14 RT @blellowvj @jackschofield I nearly spit my coffee all over my computer! That should have come with a warning! :P #
    • 11:18 Eeek! The creepy tradesman came back. Time to be somewhere else. #
    • 14:45 My errands are coinciding nicely with the lovey sunny day. Win! #
    • 15:23 I love cycling on the first warm day in a while, only to sport a nice wet patch on my bum that only other cyclists will understand. NOT! :) #
    • 16:01 RE: @mashable Pity Phonevite thinks my name has dodgy characters in it or I'd sign up. #
    • 21:04 Lesson Vs Lessen is now my favourite example of homonym abuse. How can you mess that up? They're (their/there) not even remotely the same! #
    • 21:57 @NewtonMark Quite. #
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     Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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    • 08:02 RT @Edmonton_Eh Death Valley: The Milky Way... Freaking cool IMO... #
    • 09:04 Distracted by: "The Benefits of Distraction and Overstimulation -- New York Magazine" ( ) #
    • 10:20 Painting an L on my forehead after throwing away a useful phone number. Doh! #
    • 10:26 @tweet4education I like your #25! And I agree - Thanks @tombarrett for starting something so useful. I hope the list keeps growing. #
    • 10:31 @Alexmilway Hah! That's a great idea. #
    • 10:32 @joeyalarilla Don't worry I'll live. Just laughing at myself. :) #
    • 10:34 Thx for RTs @GillDeCosemo @applemacbookpro @eric_e @tomwhitby @edmonton_eh @katykat @recordedbooks @tombarrett @hedgewytch @lynnMcMonigal #
    • 10:37 And also thx for RTs @lostinsweden @ashalynd @scotradcliffe @pipstar #
    • 13:14 12seconds - 12challenge: The Great Internet Piracy Debate: Where do you stand? #
    • 15:48 @applejuice2424 Just start writing. Even if you only type at 40wpm you'll have your wordcount in 100 minutes. Then you can rewrite the bad. #
    • 15:50 @applejuice2424 You're still not writing it.. Shoo! #
    • 16:23 @katykat I love how you're always doing something awesome with yourself. :) #
    • 16:50 RT @mashable 5 Ways to Share Your Social Media Identity (via @tweetmeme) #
    • 18:45 @chris_stevenson That's gold! #
    • 21:52 Oops. I had my phone on silent all day, so everyone thought I'd dropped off the planet. o_0 #
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     Tuesday, May 26, 2009

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    • 13:38 Just contributed a page to a very handy presentation on Twitter education uses. #
    • 14:39 Horrified about: "15 Words You Won't Believe They Added to the Dictionary |" ( ) #
    • 17:55 @jasonbstanding I'm so glad I know this. #
    • 19:17 WTF California? This is crazy. #
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     Monday, May 25, 2009

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    • 23:58 @katiehog I actually set that tweet using Tweetlater days before I left because I was getting excited about it. :) #
    • 23:59 @darrenporter I think Noarlunga to Adelaide is a train trip that can be happily avoided by any tourist. :) #
    • 00:00 @jasonbstanding I never want to wear shoes again (despite wanting to buy all the pretty ones in Paris). Actually, that's a real dilemma. #
    • 00:31 @vampSaam Aww thanks :) #
    • 09:26 @vampSaam Haha. Speaking of.. I saw a painting which looked exactly like my blue blanket would look if I stretched it out over a frame. #
    • 13:19 Wishing I could see: "Indiana Jones and the child prodigies - Features, Films - The Independent" ( ) #
    • 21:11 "There's more to life than books, you know, but not much more." - The Smiths #
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     Saturday, May 23, 2009

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    • 08:30 The train from Agen to Bordeaux is quicker than Noarlunga to Adelaide. Hmm. #
    • 21:01 Right now, I'm watching Bobby McFerrin with @thornae and @jasonbstanding at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris! #
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     Friday, May 22, 2009

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    • 05:00 LabF geeks #followfriday @thornae @timelady @jeamland @katykat @edwatts @mgeh @thescream @holsz @brendonkelly #LabF #follow #geek #
    • 13:09 @holsz Sorry - it was a singing mashup. If we ever actually mix it up and record then yes, you can have it. :) #
    • 16:49 I'm starting to get a little excited about going to Paris this weekend - my first time. :) #
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     Thursday, May 21, 2009

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    • 08:53 I think today has been my best day ever for dealing with uni admin. I spoke to several people who were all entirely helpful. Amazing! #
    • 08:54 @Anna_Kosov *splutter* You nearly made coffee come out my nose. :) #
    • 20:02 For all students and teachers, here's a guide to teaching on Twitter: #
    • 20:50 @robblatt They won't see it in their home feed, but they can see it if they go to your page. Interesting idea for a demi-post-secret though. #
    • 20:59 I think @thornae and I just managed to mashup Coldplay 'Spies' with America 'Horse with no name'. Nearly works.. Ooer. #
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     Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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    • 08:57 @expat_blog @eric_e Thanks people. Perpignan is really very nice. I didn't get to see le palais, but I'm not here for much longer. #
    • 09:58 @timelady Thanks. I kept meaning to look that up. Kangaroo care looks very useful. #
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     Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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    • 11:05 I'm chilling in Perpignan near a canal. Life doesn't suck. :) #
    • 21:55 @eric_e Oh, I was there. It's just to neat and trimmed, I didn't think it was a river. :) #
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     Monday, May 18, 2009

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     Sunday, May 17, 2009

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    • 00:01 Moldova - It's Neil! #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 00:23 @hortovanyi Sorry! And sorry to other Australians.. you might have to avoid the internet entirely to avoid spoilers :) #
    • 00:29 I still think Germany, Spain and Moldova deserved more points. #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 00:33 Still miffed the voting number for France wasn't listed online anywhere. The live stream didn't show it - so only TV viewers can vote. :( #
    • 08:08 RT @mistygirlph 100 Excellent, Educational Twitter Feeds - RT @ManuelViloria @joeyalarilla via @mashable #
    • 08:11 Looking at: "NASA - The View" ( #
    • 08:19 Laughing at: "MyLifeIsAverage" I wasn't going to tweet about it, but I'm squealing and giggling here! ( ) #
    • 11:09 @urbanbohemian This site shows the origin and meaning of hashtags (Found your tweet while searching for the link) #
    • 12:00 I'm looking forward to a second-coming of last night's twitter fun when the Australians sit down to watch. :) #eurovision #
    • 12:05 Been thinking about lunch for a while. I'm probably going to eat some soon. #mlia #
    • 12:16 @Jameslicious You're doomed. Peggle will eat your life :) #
    • 12:24 12seconds - 12erator: The Room In My House that I Spend the Most Time In #
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     Saturday, May 16, 2009

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    • 09:26 12seconds - 12challenge: Share a scar with us and the story behind it. #
    • 10:00 Trying to decide between two awesome houses. #fb #
    • 10:57 Cat-lovers in Sydney - Contact @prettyredwater if you can adopt a cat. Needs a home urgently. Please RT. #
    • 20:53 #eurovision #eurovision #eurovision Wheee! #
    • 20:54 @vampSaam @katykat Thanks for RTs - Hopefully we can save a cat life. :) #
    • 21:00 I'm actually really happy that the only thing I've wanted to watch on TV in ages is available in real time online. :) #
    • 21:28 Haha. Swedish entrant has watched Fifth Element too many times. :) #eurovision #
    • 21:29 It totally is the year of the black and white. #eurovision #
    • 21:36 Trippy 60s visuals! Magic Roundabout! #eurovision #
    • 21:39 OMG dolphins@ And Neil Patrick Harris' evil Icelandic twin! #twumpet #eurovision #
    • 21:51 Russia - here's a hint: Microphones don't work like that...#eurovision #twumpet #
    • 21:59 It's Final Fantasy - The Musical! (@thornae) #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 22:16 I hate Eurovision entries in English, but even if Denmark had sung in Danish they would still sound like Bon Jovi. #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 22:20 Silver pants, tap dancing, fireworks, key change and costume change! At once! Germany wins the Eurovision drinking game #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 22:27 Was that Gumby? #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 22:30 Norway just dyed old ABBA outfits! #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 22:34 C+C music factory did the choreography and riff for Ukraine. #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 22:43 UK would have been better off entering Susan Boyle. #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 23:04 Hmm. Liked France, Croatia, Armenia, Russia, Estonia and Norway. Will either be Estonia or Norway. #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 23:08 Gah! What's the sms vote number for France? #eurovision #twumpet #
    • 23:24 I can't believe the UK has so many points. But Norway has it. Totally. :) #eurovision #twumpet #
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     Friday, May 15, 2009

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    • 12:28 Househunting is a continuous choice between paying too much, living in a hole and not getting a house at all. #
    • 13:51 @JDFirst Haven't studied French long. I did a bit at school, but no conversations. So, really only er, half a year? Roughly. #
    • 13:53 @jasonbstanding Yes, sadly. No more mansion. Owners are going to renovate and keep trying to sell. Seen some nice places, though. :) #
    • 13:54 @billythekid Oh, I don't want to think about that. Please no!! #
    • 16:47 @JDFirst If only baguettes and cheese were the key - I'd be fluent by now :) #
    • 16:51 The English may have invented the stuff, but the French now OWN Creme Anglais (the same way Johnny Cash now owns 'Hurt'). Custard, pfft. #
    • 17:30 @france_normandy It's more watery in a way that's far more stylish. In reality I love both, but I had some great Crème Anglais today. :) #
    • 17:32 @Rincewind42 Well, that's certainly the case in Australia - just expensive custard. And the French do seem to love it (and make it better). #
    • 17:34 @france_normandy You have all the great ideas.. #
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     Thursday, May 14, 2009

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    • 09:39 @CafraneInEurope You realise you're only an hour or so away from us? Where are you headed? #
    • 16:04 @robblatt Sounds a lot like this blog: - could be fun as a show. #
    • 16:22 @CafraneInEurope Completely the wrong direction. Oh well. Next time :) #
    • 16:45 I have French lessons leaking out of my ear. #
    • 17:35 @HiToYou @mrtrev Thanks, but I'm surrounded by fluent French speakers. That's kind of why I need to learn. :) #
    • 17:42 @Zeblue_Prime Pas du tout. Je le préfère quand les leçons demeurent dans ma tête. #
    • 17:45 @frak Well headphones tend to fire directly into the ear, so they arrived in my ear that way but never got into my brain, unfortunately. #
    • 18:58 @frak Brain gave up working. #
    • 18:59 @JDFirst I'm not fed up with it at all! There's just a limit to how much a brain can learn in one day. Eventually it just stops learning. :) #
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     Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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    • 19:55 @fancyfembot I was excited to reach 1000. Now I feel like such a n00b. Or quiet. One of the two. :) #
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     Tuesday, May 12, 2009

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    • 10:57 Planning appropriate treats to reward myself with if I get lots of work done today.. Cherry ripe? Mmm. #
    • 11:57 @holsz Reckon it could be worse than this? :) #
    • 12:51 @grum They hide it. Go to your inbox. Get the url for the notifications feed. Then change notifications.php to status.php hacky, but works. #
    • 15:27 Argh. Webforms. If this product is available to all, why is 'Département de naissance' a required field that only accepts French locations? #
    • 17:11 @TraciKnoppe Well done for picking it. Luckily, she was just describing the symptoms (by the looks of it). #
    • 21:26 Oh, Adobe just approved a comment from 5 months ago. Not only outrageously slow, but link to my 'comment' goes to a page with no comments. #
    • 21:42 Ooh. The Eurovision live streaming is very good. I'm excited about Saturday. :) #
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     Monday, May 11, 2009

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    • 10:49 RT @lrkane COOL! NASA astronaut Mark Polansky (@Astro_127) will be posting updates to Twitter live from space ( ) #
    • 20:05 RT @BreakingNews URGENT -- The Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch within the next minute from Florida. Details to come. #
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     Sunday, May 10, 2009

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    • 11:44 @ebeth - Now I know exactly what I want (and won't get) for breakfast. *sigh* #
    • 13:44 Mmm, lazy Sunday and an awesome breakfast. #
    • 16:40 @randulo The Garonne very nearly flooded a few weeks ago in Agen. It's still very high even now. I hope you're much higher than the river. #
    • 18:17 I'm prone to sudden outbursts of daggy music up very loud. #
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     Saturday, May 09, 2009

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    • 13:52 I was taken out to a brilliant Moroccan restaurant last night. From now on, all our visitors are getting taken there. That place rocks! #
    • 15:28 @mvheath In Agen, near the footbridge over the river. You go between all the restaurants fronting on the road and there's a permanent tent. #
    • 21:38 I'm so excited that I'll be in Europe for Eurovision. *squee* #
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     Friday, May 08, 2009

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    • 06:43 @katykat Congrats :) #
    • 11:07 @holsz I'm glad someone was grossed out by that. :) #
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     Thursday, May 07, 2009

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    • 09:22 What I need right now is to be able to search Twitter bios of people I'm following so I can find certain people. Does anything do that? #
    • 09:28 Hold that thought. Tweepsearch does exactly what I need #
    • 10:00 Making a list of Twitter accounts whose primary goal is to teach french to followers. Please @reply with any ideas. :) #
    • 10:39 @guide2pc Have you tried Angloinfo? There's a Riviera section. #
    • 11:28 Oooh - The pendulum has finally swung. A whole week ahead where the weather is warmer in France than in Adelaide. Woo! *loves* #
    • 12:28 @DeadPlayground No. I used to live in Adelaide, so I still have a weather widget for there that I see occasionally. :) #
    • 12:32 @DeadPlayground I'm in France now. #
    • 20:18 A wise friend of mine once said "Some things just don't mix - like Bundy and Fanta" #
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     Wednesday, May 06, 2009

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    • 10:10 Very excited that I've nearly got @thornae to the end of Buffy Season 3. Eventually, one day, he might have seen them all. (And then AGAIN!) #
    • 11:32 RT @iamdpbeltran RT @Lotay "We cant help everyone, but everyone can help someone." - Ronald Reagan #
    • 14:46 @mrsoap I'm right there with you. :) #
    • 16:25 RT @davidlebovitz This made me laugh for 8 minutes - One for #journalism :) #
    • 18:00 @ikki_oo @paul_steele Thanks for the RT. I thought that one was a pretty funny lesson for journalists. :) #
    • 18:23 It's such a lovely evening that I think I have to go for a stroll. #
    • 19:29 I finally braved the pool and it was a most awesome swim. I love having a pool (better use it while I can)! #
    • 20:49 What's the most interesting place in the world you have visited? Why? (And I don't mean just the country/city. I want specifics) #travel #
    • 21:15 @andrewghayes Thanks - I like your blog. Full of fun places to travel to. :) #
    • 21:42 @erpe That sounds quite amazing. Yes, I definitely need to travel right up to the northernmost bits of Europe. Thanks! #
    • 21:47 @gsempe Lucky. Although I don't think it's a great travel destination for me. It's an hour away & I don't know you well enough to visit. :) #
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     Tuesday, May 05, 2009

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    • 11:24 My finger is poised and ready to buy tickets. Just waiting on one teensy piece of confirmation. Come on, come on, come on. #
    • 11:39 It's done! Leonard Cohen tickets in row J. And they only cost a miniature fortune. Woo! #
    • 13:23 RT @Mrcalzone - Geek art at the office. #
    • 15:16 @Mrcalzone Ooh. Thanks. *wants* #
    • 16:28 I wish someone would design a Mac Twitter client which had groups you can create multiple ways: search, list, browsing and elimination. #
    • 17:14 @paul_steele Nambu's nice, but it's still not quite right. It's still very difficult to check if all the people I want in the group are in. #
    • 17:34 @paul_steele Thanks. That's a nice list, but sadly I've tried all of them and still nothing is quite right. *sigh* :) #
    • 17:38 @paul_steele In fact, Nambu does most of what I ask. But there are still some friends it can't see - so I just can't add them to groups. #
    • 17:39 I'm concluding that Twitter is determined to make it difficult to keep track of your own real-life friends via Twitter. #
    • 18:37 @amypalko @paul_steele @pxlgirl @Sirjohn_writer - Tried Seesmic and Tweetdeck. Both very annoying to make a group list of 40 from 1700. :) #
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     Monday, May 04, 2009

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    • 09:41 I just spent the weekend in a French farm being fed some of the most amazing food. Every meal was more exciting than Christmas. #
    • 10:16 Happy Star Wars Day! May the 4th be with you. #
    • 11:49 I thought I'd never be able to eat again.. But, is it lunchtime yet? *sheepish look* #
    • 12:46 OMG. 'Bat for lashes' is my new favourite band. Very awesome sound. (I love #music #
    • 13:45 @chris_stevenson Heh. It's smange. Add me! :) #
    • 20:56 Singing "Toto - Africa" loudly. :) Here, you can sing it too: #
    • 21:06 @Stuartcfoster Oh, If there was no-one to help & no enhaler I'd think of sms.. then tweeting. A cry for help or last message to the world. #
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     Friday, May 01, 2009

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    • 08:48 @katykat Yeah, sorry. We indirectly met through you.. Our common geekiness and expat status merely made it stick. :) #
    • 08:52 Sorry for tweeting my last @frenchmot word from this account last night. I was certain I logged in as the other account. Damn cookies. #
    • 13:48 Enjoying watching the Morris Dancers out themselves on Twitter. :) Also, noting a distinct lack of people to dance and drink beer with here. #
    • 14:05 @digressica Hashtags are clickable if you use PowerTwitter. :) #
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