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Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

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Miss Marple

Ignatz,

If the Saudis admitted it, I will accept that they are responsible.

What They need to explain is how this came about.

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

PowerBall is up to 470 I think...


Rule of thumb... buy one ticket never more... the first ticket gets you in the game at 1:300000000
each subsequent ticket only increases your odds to 2:3000000000 3:3000000000... etc. Not worth it.


Clarice Feldman

I don't know--I mean how better to accessorize a pussy hat than with a vilva scarf?

Clarice Feldman

I would have won the powerball but they cheated--demanded I had to have bought a ticket.

jimmyk on iPhone

Let’s just be grateful that men haven’t started wearing penis hats and scrotum scarves. Though I haven’t been to San Francisco lately, so who knows?

Another Bob

Wife buys tickets for the big payouts.

I was a math minor. I carefully explain the magnitude of the odds against winning.

She stares back and says “Somebody has to win.” then walks away.

I sigh.

We won $4.

I go back to work Monday.

JM Hanes

KJART Tonight:

The American Civil War, Then and Now

Famous Historic Figures Who Suffered Horrifying Diseases

66 Colorized Photos of Life in Russia Between 1900-1965

I started seeking out colorized historical photos, when I realized, I actually conceived of my grandmother's world, and basically the first half of the 20th century, in black and white. A Calvin and Hobbes cartoon explains (follow the link for the whole thing):

Calvin & Hobbes on color photo Calvin  Hobbes on color_zps8qt8qful.png

Non-YouTubed Photos of Colorized Samourais (although I'd call these tinted, not colorized), and another series focusing more on Courtesans. I always thought of Samourai being as being big burly fellows. Not so, at all, apparently, if these artchers are anything to go by.

Samourais in Color photo Colorized Samurai_zpsn4vybrea.jpg

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

A useful graphic from the comments at Wretchard's latest;

Clarice Feldman

There was a show at the National Gallery some time ago which included samurai armor--they were teeny people.

Pinandpuller

So into You-Atlanta Rhythm Section

https://youtu.be/AOKNeppMiP4

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

9 Words and Phrases You’re Probably Using Wrong
Most already discussed here.

JM Hanes

A lot of the time, however, well down b/w photos & sepias are more effective than badly done tinted pix, like some of the samourais in the link above. Zangaki brothers photos from Egypt, c. 1870-90.

Zangaki Bros. Photos- Egypt photo Zangaki_zpsfmhp4lpu.jpg

B/W is a tremendous medium for portraits. 39 Remarkable Native American Portraits. It would be interesting to see colorized versions of these if they were skillfully done, just to see which would ultimately prove more evocative.

Pinandpuller

Hugh Laurie? HUGH LAURIE???

Unchain My Heart

https://youtu.be/8HrmAgYE-6k

Pinandpuller

Donald Trump's mum https://youtu.be/wU95SdfY5e0

Bernardi Dr la paz

He's a very versatile fellow started out at Cambridge focused on comedy, wrote a comic spy thriller, the gun dealer, which was the converse of the night manager.

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

I Thought; Bryan Ferry.
Written and performed by Bryan Ferry and Brian Eno; Eno a prog and Ferry fairly conservative.

JM Hanes

Ignatz:

I think the critique of "utilize" is pretty weak. I'm not surprised to see "begging the question," taking top honors; it would probably top the JOM list too. My personal pet peeve is, "I/we/they will try and do something, rather than the grammatically logical "I/we/they will try to do something." It's like chalk on my blackboard.

DrJ

Chopin, Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amM4eDEaw-A

Played by Anna Federova live. Lovely performance -- I prefer it to Rubinstein's (!).

DrJ

try and do something, rather than the grammatically logical "I/we/they will try to...

Here here!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pinandpuller

Youngbloods Darkness, darkness

https://youtu.be/kLVWxuMsiDQ

Pinandpuller

I love the 'chink' from the pizza cutter that Tico Torres would later feature in Living on a Prayer.

DrJ

blush. Hear, hear!!!!

jimmyk on iPhone

I’ve been

Stephanie, Nene, Not your Normal Grandma

A man in a hospital bed is wearing an oxygen mask over his mouth...

"Nurse" he mumbles "Are my testicles black?"

The nurse raises his gown, holds his penis in one hand and his testicles in the other... she takes a close look and says "There is nothing wrong with them, sir."

The man pulls off the oxygen mask, smiles at her and says very slowly "Thanks for that, it was lovely but listen very, very carefully...

"Are my test results back?"

rich

still a few hundred comments behind ...

how about in honour of the k-hog killing

marilyn manson

killing strangers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkaK2cKTsU8

motherfuckers better run ...

(from John Wick ... killing Russians by the score ...)

jimmyk on iPhone

Oops must have had a finger twitch there.

“try and do”

What I was going to say is that I’ve been getting annoyed by “past history.”Is there another kind!

rich

wanted to set the right tone for KJOM tonight (even though it was a crappy fake boss 429 in John Wick-not even close to real).

jim nj

https://hotair.com/headlines/archives/2018/10/fda-approve-opioid-10-times-stronger-fentanyl/

Sub-lingual use in controlled settings only.

rich

man ... wanted to comment on the news but mostly want to throw beer bottles and yell at someone.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nXCZhqTIps

irresponsible hate anthem

Pinandpuller

Choctaw Bingo-James McMurtry

https://youtu.be/Nggqe-L9ZQ8

GUS

Did the DODGERS win???

JM Hanes

David Bowie: Wild Is the Wind. I'd forgotten how distinctive (unique!) a voice he had.

Bernardi Dr la paz

No they tied,

Ignatz Ratzkiwatzki

Agreed JM, very unique indeed.

JM Hanes

Hi DrJ! I'm enjoying your Chopin! I've just bought Chopin pianist and teacher as seen by his students, and am looking forward to reading as much of it as i can understand! I thought of you the other day when I was wading through the choral score of Mozart's C minor Mass, wishing I could actually "read" the whole symphonic score in the way you've described here in the past.

GUS

Narciso?? No they DINT.

JM Hanes

LOL, Ignatz. Perhaps the most unique voice in all of Rock & Roll. :-)

Pinandpuller

Creepy but interesting:

The Autopsy of the Big Bopper

https://youtu.be/KAd3gYTR2-E

48 years later

JM Hanes

jimmyk: Like soup du jour of the day, and smoked salmon fumé...

GUS

I don't mean to repeat, BUT.
My NAMESAKE....SCOTS BLACK WATCH HIGHLANDERS......SJT...MICHAEL MANNING....was KIA, in Egypt, buried in DAMASCUS.....100 YEARS AGO TODAY.
1OO YEARS AGO TODAY.
A MASS WAS GIVEN and SAID for him. MY SON, is named EXACTLY for his GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER, WHO GAVE ALL. So am I.
100 YEARS AGO. I cried at MASS today. Tonight, I had a conversation with my BELOVED SON, vis a vis, the SIGNIFICANCE of this.

rich

Posted by: JM Hanes | October 20, 2018 at 12:32 AM

i've got some NIN featuring David Bowie ...

gotta keep KJOM rolling.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7APmRkatEU

i'm afraid of americans

david bowie and nin

rich

>>>I think the Khashoggi thing will blow over as soon as the next story hits. Just a matter of days.

Posted by: Extraneus | October 19, 2018 at 01:58 PM<<<

the Rob Ford story went on and on for a few weeks ... wonder under which thimble the pea is hidden?

JM Hanes

Braiin Eno, prog though he may be, wrote what is perhaps the most insightful comment on politics EVAH (which I'm sure to have posted before):

The central problem of politics: Do you paint simplistic pictures that make people act (and leave them with too simplistic a view of the world) or do you paint baffingly shaded and contingent scenes that leave people paralyzed by indecision?

rich

i'm scaring everyone away.

maybe marilyn manson and wanting to fight was not the best intro ...

gotta class it up a bit.

Bernardi Dr la paz


Yes but these weeks are kind of important:


https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1033696/anjem-choudary-release-who-is-anjem-choudary-hate-preacher-belmarsh-release

rich

Posted by: Thomas Collins | October 19, 2018 at 02:17 PM

re-read the art of war to polish up your thesis.

JM Hanes

BTW: I think that video of Long Hard Road Out Of Hell the other night must be totes bizarre even in Manson world! Did I use "totes" correctly? Saw Beasts deploy it, and thought I'd give it a try myself.

rich

KSA is a country that still beheads people ... those unfortunate to have been caught up in this ... well the Magic Kingdom executed 64 for the Grand Mosque Siege (8 in the 8 largest cities in KSA) and executed 4 for suspicion in the Khobar Bombings.

rich

Posted by: JM Hanes | October 20, 2018 at 01:03 AM

it was with the Sneaker Pimps (with Kelli Ali) and was on the Spawn soundtrack (a soundtrack better than a movie!).

touched on all the vices and fetishes MM throws in your face-especially the Crowley bits.

Pinandpuller

For rich

Gary Newman NIN-Cars

https://youtu.be/6qlUFKFHNIU

Bernardi Dr la paz

Yes they Do, the villain in Reich's devil's banker is powerfully motivated by that former event, a,similar event belies the radicalization of the protagonists prey in I pilgrim.

Pinandpuller

Numan!!!

rich

since p&p is looking for some english rock

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv2OyI0nXEE

the bravery

believe

rich

son of a bitch i had another song to throw back ...

JM Hanes

rich:

I'm actually getting to like Manson, which I never thought I'd say. I love a lot of what Nine Inch Nalls, has done, though I do pick and choose. They were perfect for the sound track of Man on Fire, where they made an interesting contrast with Carlos Vareta's Una Palabra, a song I looked for for years, before it was finally released in full on the internet, and eventually picked up by iTunes.

rich

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl6fyhZ0G5E

personal jesus

JM Hanes

Pin, Newman, Numan, works for me either way!

rich

i need the uncensored of this is the new shit ...

daddy on iPad

JMH,

This very minute I am in the middle of downtown Osaka in the shopping district of Namba Station. Thousands of people jammed together walking thru these small clustered avenues with overhead awnings and music and Halloween styled robots advertising the wares from various shops and restaurants. Much fun. I am at a small open to the street kiosk sitting on a rustic wooden bench eating octopus balls and listening to the deafening cheery peal of the Pachinko Gallery next door. Cool to see the colorful pics of skinny Samurai boys from the 1800's. Definitely better nutrition over here nowadays, and rare to see the bent over rickets riven old ladies from WW2 days any more, but still all in all far from an obese society. Such a shame virtually all the pre-War structures went up in flames during the bombing. Its a huge antiseptic city of supermodern skyscrapers, looking like you'd imagine a city of Superman's home world of Krypton might look like, except gaudy and loud. Off in a minute for boiled Japanese Pig Knuckles at a favorite old spot where nobody speaks a word of English but over the years they have deigned to allow me to become their token gaijin 'regular.' Wish you was here⛩

JM Hanes

I listened to "the new shit" the other night too, rich, although I wouldn't know whether it was the censored version or not.

rich

Posted by: JM Hanes | October 20, 2018 at 01:21 AM

if you like Reznor's soundtrack work take a look at The Lost Highway.

this is the new shit

mm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW_caQZJUYI

daddy on iPad


9 Words and Phrases You’re Probably Using Wrong
Most already discussed here.

That begs the question🤨

rich


the censored version has the vulgarity reversed dubbed.

took care of it.

rich

i'm going to be posting kitten and puppy vids and meditation music when i run out of beer.

rich

and i still need to comment on all the comments and news ...

rich

Posted by: JM Hanes | October 20, 2018 at 01:21 AM

can't believe i'd type this as a comment, but if you are interested in Marilyn Manson the best point of departure is Mechanical Animals. The whole album is good to great from beginning to end. It is the masterpiece of his triptych (Antichrist Superstar, Mechanical Animals, and Holy Wood). Think of it as the Empire Strikes Back or the Dark Knight ... with a more industrial, aggressive edge.

JM Hanes

Wish I was too, daddy!!! If you ever read mysteries, there's a wonderful 18 book series of Akitada Mysteries by I.J. Parker set in pre-samurai Kyoto which are rich in Heian historical detail as well a memorable characters and compelling plots. If you not enthused about fiction, there's an excellent Urban History of Japan's Premodern Capital which discusses (and illustrates) the fascinating history, both structural and cultural of Kyoto. They make excellent companion volumes too, of course. The Urban History is both scholarly and very readable, which can be an unusual combination. I just know you're looking for more books to add to your reading list!

I really want to see Lake Biwa and environs one day, and the Satsuma area of Kyushu -- and of course, the Fushimi Inari Shrine:

Fushimi Inari  1 photo Fushimi Inari 1_zpshetqj0sb.jpg

By which the famous Christophe Central Park Installation was inspired:

Fushimi Inari 2 photo Fushimi Inari 2_zpsonpx8nvc.jpg

rich

the k hog story i don't give a shit about. great comments one and all. why would the deep state want to blow them up like they did the whole smoking arab dumpster fire during the zero malistration?

looks like the news is going to get the pictures they want of the caravan ... lets find the funders of that shit and jail them.

JM Hanes

I'll give it a spin rich, thanks!

rich

let's burn Washington DC down and send home all the government workers to spend more time counting the loot they stole from every taxpayer.

Dave (in MA)

9 Words and Phrases You’re Probably Using Wrong

10. 'Ask' as a noun.

rich

another word i hate "listicle" ...

JM Hanes

Looks like I need to get serious about the preview window again! Or maybe it's time to retire [which has nothing to do with the playlist, rich! I'm listening to Mechanical Animals as we speak. Not exactly lullaby material, but I'm liking it.]

daddy on iPad

you havent lived until you've tried to eat boiled pigs knuckles with chopsticks.

rich

stick with it ... it gets more aggressive towards the end. New Model and User Friendly are over-the-top but it has a strong finish with Last Day on Earth and Coma White.

JM Hanes

Make that "Wish I were, too, daddy!!!" Sigh. It's always when you disparage other folks' usage that you start making such mistakes. Pleasant dreams, everybody.

rich

one of life's mysteries i'll unfortunately never explore ...

rich

deploy subjunctive mood ...

if i were sober, this fragment might be funny ...

JM Hanes

I can picture the attempt, daddy! Hopefully not for long, though.

rich

>>>But I have to say that I am amazed at the skepticism here that an MBS type would do a deed such as this. I am going to need to reread the threads to see whether there is similar skepticism about other theories, and I have missed it.

Posted by: Thomas Collins | October 19, 2018 at 02:42 PM<<<

i'm amazed that you are amazed. I don't care if he did do so. I don't care if there is evidence that he did do so.

check your whole card ... we ain't blowing up hundreds of billions of trade or watch oil go to 200 a barrel, regardless of whichever wall street sharpie is pushing the magansky sanctions angle. just like no one could figure out why the Toronto mayor could become a global story for a few weeks here we are ... thimble, pea.

rich

that calls for some mood music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KWpuVrRek4

we know where you fucking live

rich

>>>The Spygate scandal has a cast of dozens that we know about (possibly hundreds when it's all revealed), several of the most powerful government agencies on earth, and agencies of foreign governments, as well as corporate entities. Many of those individuals continue to hold power in various degrees, the agencies still exist (and are likely protecting their turf), and we have to deal with the fallout from our alleged allies. The process could take a few more days...

Posted by: Beasts of England | October 19, 2018 at 04:10 PM<<<

fuck that, burn it down.

http://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/

rich

getting closer to meditation music and kitten and puppy vids ...

you're welcome.

daddy on iPad

Make that "Wish I were, too, daddy!!!"

i do that often JMH in conscious honor of Mark Twain, who knew how to say it proper, but who was a genius at saying it wrong but somehow conveyng the point across better---what a genius of the lingo he was. He knew how to do that trick without overdoing it, which is I thnk the secret.

Minor point made many times, but all this time I have been watching an elder Janaese gal and her son at a table, very carefully slicing a huge slap of beef into the proper size and consistency for this Yakitori joint I am at. The trait of "Attention to Detail" by the Japanese is marvelous to see. Such pride in their work regardless of the work, unlike for instance the Chinese who just don't as a rule have that work ethic. It is amazing how often in China a problem will occur with the plane that could use fixing but the Chinese come up with some excuse why they don't have the time etc to deal with the problem, whereas the instant you land in Tokyo or Osaka, it is like a scene from a 1950's movie in the US of pulling into a filling station and all the uniformed guys come running around the car to check under the hood and put air in the tires and all the rest. They love jumping on a problem and fixing it, ergo my comment about the old lady and her son displaying such attention to detail in dutifully cutting up this huge slab of beef on the table next to me and it being marvelous to watch.

Pinandpuller

There is some speculation about what President-elect Obama’s howdy factor will be. They don’t call it that, but that’s what it’s known as in some screenwriting circles. (I’m not sure who I learned this from, but when I remember I’ll give them credit.)

The howdy factor (or howdy trait) is the thing that every President has to have to seem more down to earth. (Maybe for Obama we should call it The Aloha Factor.)

John F. Kennedy; Pick-up football games on the White House lawn
Richard Nixon; Bowling
Gerald Ford; Skiing and golfing
Jimmy Carter; Softball
Ronald Reagan; Cowboy
George Bush Sr; Fishing
Bill Clinton; Jogging
George W. Bush; Mountain biking & kid’s baseball games on the White House lawn

Now Obama is already a pretty cool cat, but he still needs a howdy factor. And while he does play golf, I think he’s going to be the first President with a penchant for basketball. That’s part of his regular workout these days so as long as his knees and legs hold out I think that’s what he’ll be about.

George Clooney said that he liked the character he played on E.R. when he read the first script. Though his character was flawed, at one point he saves a dog and knew that he was a complex character that people would embrace.

Blake Snyder would call that a “Save the Cat” moment. A little trick of the trade that sometimes up pops in films where a character does something — like saving a cat (or a dog in Clooney’s case) — that makes him or her more likable. Once you become aware of these howdy traits you see them everywhere. (Blake and his readers have been known to yell out “Save the Cat” when they see it occur at the theaters.)

https://screenwritingfromiowa.wordpress.com/tag/what-does-save-the-cat-mean/

Pinandpuller

What was Trump's Save the Cat moment?

So, what does it mean to “save the cat” and why is that an important moment to include in your script?

A “save the cat” is a moment, very early on in the story, where we meet or see our hero do something nice that makes us like him and say, “I want to follow this person’s story.” It’s important to have it because you want your audience to be sympathetic or empathetic towards your protagonist. We have to like the hero and believe there is some redeemable quality in him/her that will allow us to invest ourselves in his/her story for the next 90 pages at least.

But, as I always tell writers, when coming up with a “save the cat” moment in their scripts don’t simply have your hero pass by a homeless person and drop a dollar in his cup or hat – and I’ve seen that a lot – instead create a “save the cat” moment that comes from a situation your hero naturally belongs to, encounters or does as they go about their daily life, work or routine. It makes the moment more real and believable and has a greater effect on the audience because we see the hero as the best person they can be within the world you’ve created for him/her.

https://creativescreenwriting.com/how-to-save-the-cat/

rich

ah movie time ... i still have beer.

daddy on iPad

Headline: As Caravan Approaches, Quit Lying about Immigration

My question: "How come they're not marching toward the Socialist Paradise of Venezuela?" Hell, its closer, plus its Utopian.

rich

Posted by: Bernardi Dr la paz | October 19, 2018 at 04:29 PM

he is also one of the sudairi seven, one of he last two alive, and the last king among them ...

rich

Posted by: daddy on iPad | October 20, 2018 at 03:44 AM

venezuela can't pay her bills ...

rich

i've linked this a bunch of times on the KJOM hour, but i could listen to the first 30 seconds of this on a loop for just about forever ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iXMhphebGI

tool

h

i'll bring the gas cans and matches ...

rich

>>>Here's a question re the place of the attack: If this were done in the US and one or more innocent bystanders were killed or injured, wouldn't Saudi Arabia be in even hotter water now?

Posted by: Thomas Collins | October 19, 2018 at 04:52 PM<<<

it wasn't and probably not ...

why am i supposed to care?

i don't care.

no one is going to make me care.

maybe next time MBS can give me a consulting contract for his next troublesome subject ...

rich

everyone is going to have to wait for the kitten and puppy videos and meditation music ...

sextape

deftones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0pdwd0miqs

see y'all after the sun comes over the yardarm ... probably later than that even.

Pinandpuller

JM Hanes

You are really bringing the late afternoon to late evening to early morning not quite overnite threads.

Salute.

Pinandpuller

Dude WTAF???

Streaking for Mother
by Mark Shearman (Goodreads Author)
4.74 · Rating details · 23 Ratings · 3 Reviews
How far would you go to help the people you love? A cynical, famous underwear model, and infamous international Rugby player, despondent and guilt ridden because of a terrible mistake, finds redemption from helping the Streakers who ruined his chances of a world record. After moving in with this bunch of dysfunctional guerrilla marketeers he discovers all isn't what it seemed and finds out his life is being controlled by his estranged mother from beyond the grave. His mother is also the patron of a large pawn brokers and the Streakers Matriarch who believe her absence is temporary. It soon becomes apparent to Ashley she has left him with no choice but to help them move on with their lives and come to terms with her untimely death. Ashley has made enemies too. He is viciously attacked, sent threatening message, and attempts are made to destroy him in the media - both professionally and personally. With his new house mates by his side, they must discover and deal with his pursuer Streaker style.

Is The Streakers a sports team?

Pinandpuller

Nope. Not even close:

As an international rugby star and underwear model, Ashley’s life couldn’t be any better. He is about to kick the ball, which will win the match and secure him a world record. He has plans to ask his actress girlfriend to marry him. Everything is going exactly how he wants it. That is until a streaker grabs his ball and runs with it. Ashley's estranged mother has other plans for him. She owns a pawnbroker in Greenwich, London, and over the years became a matriarch to a foursome of deeply troubled guerrilla marketers. She has devoted herself to repairing these damaged people from different backgrounds. Ashley blasts after the streaker and in some bent up rage unleashes an overzealous beating, hospitalising him, and becoming public enemy number one in the media. His girlfriend dumps him, his fans abandon him, and his team suspends him. Emotionally distraught and guilt-ridden over crippling the streaker, he searches for answers at the bottom of a bottle. He soon finds himself standing in the hospital aiming a gun at the streaker and looking for answers. He passes out and wakes up in the streaker's strange home, hidden away from the paparazzi. He agrees to stay in the house and help the streaker recover in a daily routine of physiotherapy. Eventually, after strong resistance, he becomes embroiled in the day-to-day lives of these crazy characters and starts to help them with their outrageous stunts.

http://shermdonor.blogspot.com/p/streaking-for-mother.html

Pinandpuller

rich

Thanks for The Bravery. They look very dynamic and retro. I need something to stand in the gap of world savior douches U2.

Pinandpuller

IDK I might check this Mark Shearman bloke out:

Flip Flop Flamenco follows the story of a man who chases his past to a drowsy Spanish fishing village. Danny's search for the truth ends in a raucous gun battle between thirty ships, while the majority of the pueblo remains positioned on the beach, defending an ancient tradition. In the fray, a bunch of dysfunctional expats fight to keep their dreams of living in the sun alive. This enigmatic novel oozes glimpses of no-bull-truth, revealing the naked underbelly of being an expat living on the Costa Blanca. This raw novel stirs up a paella of murderous gangsters, eccentric Indian bar owners, a sociopathic hotel owner and a quirky xenophobic cop. The brutal murder of a young English woman - turned prostitute, forbidden love, a donkey named Pedro, and out of work sixty-something-gossipmongers ensconced in the local bar - paint a colourful, ragtag, group of characters. If you're not cringing, you're laughing and wondering, what the hell next?

Pinandpuller

Be young liberal white woman
Go to foreign country, act like a retard, get arrested
WTF what do u mean other countries aren't like my fantasy millennial playground!

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/mom-im-in-trouble-grande-prairie-woman-faces-decade-in-thai-prison/ar-BBOCcZ4?ocid=spartanntp

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