1190: "Time"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ZoomanSP » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:48 pm UTC

Valarya wrote:Wow, BlitzGirl predicted my decree and future-ninja'd me on it WHILE I WAS TYPING.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby taixzo » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:49 pm UTC

Alt-text is still "..."; I doubt it will change again before the next newpix.

Per papal decree: Next alt-text will be "SWIM."
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby chem1190c » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:50 pm UTC

This one is pretty much obsolete now that they've located the rest of the Cueganites and are en route via sandcastle boat... But all the same:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby CasCat » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:51 pm UTC

Davidy wrote:
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So, Cuegan spend a day or two playing in the sand, then leave (unannounced?) their tribe for a couple of weeks, coming back to find the rest split into two groups. Each group has been industrious enough to build rafts. This would imply some type of organization and direction. However, when Cuegan appears, it seems like Cueball has assumed a position of leadership with the others asking him for direction and him not shirking from that task.

This is odd on two levels - 1) in his dealing with Megan, she took the alpha position. It was her insistance and prodding that got them to the Beanies. 2) LaPetite seems to have taken charge in building one raft and getting her group to relative safety. We don't know much about the second group but someone had enough initiative to gather materials and built a raft.

It doesn't look like there are any elders in the group. There are two women (I assume) with their hair tied in buns. This suggests to me (perhaps wrongly) that they are older but neither they, nor any of the men have stepped forward.

Except Cueball.

I don't know how or why, but he has become the de facto leader of the tribe. Unless Megan or La Petite gives him a dope slap (thwap!) and asserts her authority.


Looks to me more like Megan is taking the leadership role. Because she has the Maps, and knows how to use them. She's the one who explained the situation at the village. She's the one who told them they had to evacuate. She's the one who saw the value of rafting on the Castle. She's the one who gave the command to go. Cueball's big contribution was designating a new front for the raft. :)

She's also the one that told them they can't abandon the raft, in this last pix.

Megan's in charge, not Cueball. And I think it's mostly because 1) she's naturally assertive and 2) she has a Plan.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby chem1190c » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:54 pm UTC

Hey, wait-for-it a minute.. there are more of these? 8-) :wink:

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ahecht » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:55 pm UTC

So what do we think the new alt-text will be? "FLOAT!"? "PADDLE!"? "ABANDON ALL HOPE!"?

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby svenman » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:55 pm UTC

nerdsniped wrote:
mscha wrote:The world is ending, and what is your first question?
Random Cueganite wrote:Why do you have little tables covered in sand?

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Like I said. They're all grad students. Even the little kids.

No no no, you all didn't get it. The question actually was about why they have covered Little Tables in sand. That's the kid who happened to stand under the edge of the upper deck when most of the sand was swept down. His name was handed down in a slightly worn-down form through the millenia from Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--, a. k. a. Little Bobby Tables.

Oh good, I didn't break the forums.

Edit: changed word order for clarity
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:56 pm UTC

svenman wrote:
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mscha wrote:The world is ending, and what is your first question?
Random Cueganite wrote:Why do you have little tables covered in sand?

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Like I said. They're all grad students. Even the little kids.

No no no, you all didn't get it. The question actually was about why they have Little Tables covered in sand. That's the kid who happened to stand under the edge of the upper deck when most of the sand was swept down. His name was handed down in a slightly worn-down form through the millenia from Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--, a. k. a. Little Bobby Tables.

Oh good, I didn't break the forums.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kieryn » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:56 pm UTC

ok, just for the record, I'm in the "wait for it" camp.
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Which, by my own record, means it won't be "wait for it". Sorry, fellow waitforites.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:57 pm UTC

Davidy wrote:So, Cuegan spend a day or two playing in the sand, then leave (unannounced?) their tribe for a couple of weeks, coming back to find the rest split into two groups. Each group has been industrious enough to build rafts.

Actually, neither group had built rafts.
The group in the hills found theirs, and LaPetite, by herself, converted Cuegan's sandcastle into a raft, which was completed by the group after Cuegan returned.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby chem1190c » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:58 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby NetWeasel » Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:58 pm UTC

I can already see the religion starting now...

The sea stared rising, about to destroy all the world (all the world they knew) because of something bad the people were doing, when out of nowhere, The Two appeared (the fact that they were from there will be forgotten.) The Two caused rafts to appear, and gathered The People (what all peoples call themselves) unto the rafts, and set out on the rising seas....

When The People approached The Two and said, "Mighty Ones, we are but simple people, and thirst mightily in this great sea." The two then performed a miracle: fresh water, fresher than the freshest river fell from the sky! The Two stated,"in honor of your goodness, we promise that from this day forward, fresh water shall fall from the sky, that you never need fear thirst."

Etc., etc.... throw in a rainbow from the increased water vapor in the air, and you've got a nice religion!

EDIT: Oh, I forgot-- they came down from the mountain with the sacred knowlege of future events....
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby edo » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:01 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:01 pm UTC

Mingling amONGst the crowd:
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Edit: Ninja'd. Anyway, Cueball and Megan are now down amongst the Forty, and Bunny has taken their place up top.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kieryn » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:02 pm UTC

Still ...

hmm.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby chem1190c » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:04 pm UTC

... animated gif fail ...

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PLEASE STANDBY AND CONTINUE TO wait-for-it
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby mscha » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:04 pm UTC

So, the title text remains at “...(.)”; longer than last time.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:06 pm UTC

At least they're taking some more Time to consider instead of snatching the maps and RUNning away...

(probably helps that they're surrounded by churning sea-river water)
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kieryn » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:07 pm UTC

mscha wrote:So, the title text remains at “...(.)”; longer than last time.


I wonder if it will stay that way? Maybe it will start incrementing like a progress bar?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby wertle » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:08 pm UTC

Predicting, they never leave the new sea and become a nomadic water tribe, living off whatever floats by and fish.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Charm Quark » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:10 pm UTC

mscha wrote:Speaking of ONGs, it's not about “winning” or being “fr1st”, but about coming up with a creative ONG....


For the creativity challenged, here's a helpful list of 152 words containing "ong"

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby AluisioASG » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:10 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby MajorDouble7 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:11 pm UTC

Pikrass wrote:
ucim wrote:re. haiku: My understanding is that it is supposed to be two contrasting ideas, expressed in seven (Japanese) symbols: 2, 3, 2, and there is supposed to be a reference to seasons, or a season of the year as part of the metaphor. The 5,7,5 syllable thing is an adaptation.


Actually, no, the 5/7/5 thing is the original. The difference is that in Japanese these are not 5, 7 and 5 syllables, but morae. It's a subtle difference: a mora is not an entire syllable, it's just one sound.
Nearly all Japanese syllables are made of only one mora, and each mora is a symbol in the "syllabary" (though it's more of a "morabary"), called kana. こ = ko, し = shi, etc. There's one exception, the kana ん, which is pronounced "n" or "m" and have to appear after another mora: こん is "kon", which is a syllable made of two morae.

So a haiku has 5/7/5 morae, with most morae being syllables in themselves, except for ん.
It's not related to the number of symbols. Kanji, the Chinese characters used in Japanese, often represent more than one mora. And you can use more than one kana to represent one mora because of compounds ("sho" is written しょ, "shi" + little "o") and "long vowels" (こう is "kou", that is a "ko" with the o pronunced slightly longer).

One example:
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これは芭蕉
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俳句です

Written in kana only:
これはばしょう
のひじょうにゆうめいな
はいくです

Pronunciation:
ko-re-ha ba-shou
no hi-jou ni yuu-mei na
ha-i-ku de-su

Three examples from Chiyo-ni, Woman Haiku Master (from the Edo period, 1603 - 1867...and yes, a translated book about her life and Haiku is sitting on my desk)
(English translations, obviously):

cuckoo-
still a blank paper
how lonely

in the moonlight
whatever you wear becomes beautiful
moonviewing

hands drop
all things on the ground-
the clear water

There you have it. Just my little contribution to the conversation on the art of Haiku.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Fictioneer » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:16 pm UTC

wertle wrote:Predicting, they never leave the new sea and become a nomadic water tribe, living off whatever floats by and fish.


And a tiger joins them on their watercraft and it becomes "Life of Pi" all over again, complete with new debates on pi in the OTT.

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby yappobiscuits » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:18 pm UTC

Kieryn wrote:
mscha wrote:So, the title text remains at “...(.)”; longer than last time.


I wonder if it will stay that way? Maybe it will start incrementing like a progress bar?

Oh hey Kieryn! Why haven't I seen you yet, Oop North ain't THAT big :P
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Edit: What the MUSTARD? I typed this all out but it only posted the first quote so had to type it all again...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:18 pm UTC

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Pikrass wrote:
ucim wrote:re. haiku: My understanding is that it is supposed to be two contrasting ideas, expressed in seven (Japanese) symbols: 2, 3, 2, and there is supposed to be a reference to seasons, or a season of the year as part of the metaphor. The 5,7,5 syllable thing is an adaptation.


Actually, no, the 5/7/5 thing is the original. The difference is that in Japanese these are not 5, 7 and 5 syllables, but morae. It's a subtle difference: a mora is not an entire syllable, it's just one sound.
Nearly all Japanese syllables are made of only one mora, and each mora is a symbol in the "syllabary" (though it's more of a "morabary"), called kana. こ = ko, し = shi, etc. There's one exception, the kana ん, which is pronounced "n" or "m" and have to appear after another mora: こん is "kon", which is a syllable made of two morae.

So a haiku has 5/7/5 morae, with most morae being syllables in themselves, except for ん.
It's not related to the number of symbols. Kanji, the Chinese characters used in Japanese, often represent more than one mora. And you can use more than one kana to represent one mora because of compounds ("sho" is written しょ, "shi" + little "o") and "long vowels" (こう is "kou", that is a "ko" with the o pronunced slightly longer).

One example:
これは芭蕉
のひじょうに有名な
俳句です

Written in kana only:
これはばしょう
のひじょうにゆうめいな
はいくです

Pronunciation:
ko-re-ha ba-shou
no hi-jou ni yuu-mei na
ha-i-ku de-su
Three examples from Chiyo-ni, Woman Haiku Master (from the Edo period, 1603 - 1867...and yes, a translated book about her life and Haiku is sitting on my desk)
(English translations, obviously):

cuckoo-
still a blank paper
how lonely

in the moonlight
whatever you wear becomes beautiful
moonviewing

hands drop
all things on the ground-
the clear water

There you have it. Just my little contribution to the conversation on the art of Haiku.

Lovely, thanks for sharing with us!

And ottify'd:

chirpy-
still a black newpix
how lonely

in the Long Night
whenever the stars appear, see OTTers
dateguessing

she drops
all maps on the ground-
the Sandcastle!
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:19 pm UTC

Pikrass wrote:Actually, no, the 5/7/5 thing is the original. The difference is that in Japanese these are not 5, 7 and 5 syllables, but morae. It's a subtle difference: a mora is not an entire syllable, it's just one sound...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby EraObserver » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:19 pm UTC

Oh... Well, I recognize this moment story-wise. This is the moment that is the greatest crisis- no, not the "moment of decision", but the moment of "oh, well, we made a decision, and everything is crashing down in front of us!" Comparable moments include
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- Will Smith facing all the robots on top of the tower in I, Robot
- Everyone being captured and the mutant machine being activated in X-Men
- And so on


Things will probably get a little worse, someone will then miraculously come up with a new plan, and although things then REALLY (possibly) get worse, everything will end happily ever after.

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Or they drown. One of the two...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby hunjoh » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:20 pm UTC

Kieryn wrote:Still ...

hmm.
On my viewer it went from "...." to "..."
Extrapolating from these 2 data points... (#605)

I figured out some of the maps. If the sea is here, we're already cut off. There's nowhere left to run to. We're going to have to ride it out.
I am reading that as they were on a local hilltop and there is no way for them to resume their trip on foot. They are too far away from the rapidly retreating shoreline....

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Pfhorrest » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:21 pm UTC

New title text prediction: "Float for it".

For that matter, "RUN" should have been "Run for it!"
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Angelastic » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:21 pm UTC

Pikrass wrote:One example:
Spoiler:
これは芭蕉
のひじょうに有名な
俳句です

Written in kana only:
これはばしょう
のひじょうにゆうめいな
はいくです

Pronunciation:
ko-re-ha ba-shou
no hi-jou ni yuu-mei na
ha-i-ku de-su

Cool; I didn't know about mora (though I did know that haiku are more than just syllable counts; it's just that my haiku detector, which I guess started this trend, is not that smart, and besides, even checking for kigo would make unintentional haiku much rarer.) Isn't that は pronounced 'wa' though, in that context?
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby chem1190c » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:22 pm UTC

Pfhorrest wrote:New title text prediction: "Float for it".

For that matter, "RUN" should have been "Run for it!"


I'm partial to "FLOAT. for. IT?" for absolutely no reason. :lol:
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Random832 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:22 pm UTC

Pikrass wrote:Actually, no, the 5/7/5 thing is the original. The difference is that in Japanese these are not 5, 7 and 5 syllables, but morae. It's a subtle difference: a mora is not an entire syllable, it's just one sound.
Nearly all Japanese syllables are made of only one mora, and each mora is a symbol in the "syllabary" (though it's more of a "morabary"), called kana. こ = ko, し = shi, etc. There's one exception, the kana ん, which is pronounced "n" or "m" and have to appear after another mora: こん is "kon", which is a syllable made of two morae.


Also, long vowels (e.g. "ō" おう) are one syllable but are two morae.

Sokuon (miniature っ as in "nippon" にっぽん) also count as a mora, but yoon (miniature other kana like ゃ in "ja" じゃ) do not, as I understand it.

So, a sokuon or a final ん is an extra mora without being an extra syllable (so "nippon" has two syllables, but four morae), but a yoon is an extra kana without being an extra mora (or an extra syllable). So for example "kyō" [今日, きょう, meaning "today"] is one syllable, two morae, and three kana.

EDIT: ...and I just realized that this could be read as a criticism of your example (which contains several long vowels counted as a single unit) - I hadn't read the example yet, but I stand by this as I always learned that a long vowel does count as two morae. If you have a source saying otherwise I would be interested to see it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby MajorDouble7 » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:23 pm UTC

ZoomanSP wrote:ETA: Image PFANP! Decree: more predictions about LaPetite's rescue idea!

LaPetite: "Pick me! Pick me!!"
Cueball: "Yes, LaPetite, what is it? Do you have a solution?"
LaPetite: "Why don't we just use these jetpacks I built from scratch while we were floating here trying to attach to the other raft?"
Cueball: "..."

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Kieryn » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:23 pm UTC

EraObserver wrote:Oh... Well, I recognize this moment story-wise. This is the moment that is the greatest crisis- no, not the "moment of decision", but the moment of "oh, well, we made a decision, and everything is crashing down in front of us!" Comparable moments include
Spoiler:
- Frodo keeping the ring
- Will Smith facing all the robots on top of the tower in I, Robot
- Everyone being captured and the mutant machine being activated in X-Men
- And so on


Things will probably get a little worse, someone will then miraculously come up with a new plan, and although things then REALLY (possibly) get worse, everything will end happily ever after.

Spoiler:
Or they drown. One of the two...


Yeah, I'm actually thinking there's a drastic possibility of a very large local terrain minimum nearby that's isolated from the main channel... until the moment they are drifting past it.
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby ucim » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:24 pm UTC

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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby Arky » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:25 pm UTC

NetWeasel wrote:I can already see the religion starting now...

The sea stared rising, about to destroy all the world (all the world they knew) because of something bad the people were doing, when out of nowhere, The Two appeared (the fact that they were from there will be forgotten.) The Two caused rafts to appear, and gathered The People (what all peoples call themselves) unto the rafts, and set out on the rising seas....

When The People approached The Two and said, "Mighty Ones, we are but simple people, and thirst mightily in this great sea." The two then performed a miracle: fresh water, fresher than the freshest river fell from the sky! The Two stated,"in honor of your goodness, we promise that from this day forward, fresh water shall fall from the sky, that you never need fear thirst."

Etc., etc.... throw in a rainbow from the increased water vapor in the air, and you've got a nice religion!

EDIT: Oh, I forgot-- they came down from the mountain with the sacred knowlege of future events....


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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby BlitzGirl » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:25 pm UTC

MajorDouble7 wrote:
Spoiler:
ZoomanSP wrote:ETA: Image PFANP! Decree: more predictions about LaPetite's rescue idea!

LaPetite: "Pick me! Pick me!!"
Cueball: "Yes, LaPetite, what is it? Do you have a solution?"
LaPetite: "Why don't we just use these jetpacks I built from scratch while we were floating here trying to attach to the other raft?"
Cueball: "..."

I don't know why I seem to believe, and still have faith in, LaPetite's unnatural gifts and talents of super-knowledge and engineering ability.

LaPetite: The Little Futuristic French MacGyver (now with more sea-surfing action!).

wertle wrote:Predicting, they never leave the new sea and become a nomadic water tribe <snip>

It would certainly help if some of them learned waterbending right about now...
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Re: 1190: "Time"

Postby chem1190c » Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:26 pm UTC

I'm somewhat tempted to use a rudimentary crowd simulation to animate the exodus of the cueganites.. quick, someone talk me out of it :lol:
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