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poast car as name and wax romantic by 2002 pontiac sunfire sedan - Tue, 16 Feb 2016 02:41:07 EST ID:zPPc8XRP No.33451 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>talk only about your car, no shit talking other cars (you can probably tell difference between throwing shade and making reference)

i have the better of the lot. i'm drunk and 44 hours awake so forgive inability to remember what engine size is, assume it's the best of the crop cos that's why i dropped 2.5k on this 113K mile'd car. It was showroom model back in '02. It was sitting in back lot of auto lot that the main pontiac dealership unloaded it on.

I love this car. No doubt it's not the fastest, not the nicest, not either even when restricted to pontiacs from that year. It's so fucking reliable though. I've had it for roughly 5 years and the only problem i've had is i tend to wear away the front tires way faster than i should.
Save the tires and brakes, i have thoroughly maintained the engine and have gotten better results from it than the first time i drove it. I never bought ceramic brakes because whenever the time came round i was always about $20 short (i do ALL the work myself. Do inform me if you can find a lesser gap between ceramic and stock)
I've driven this through the mojave desert (i live in a small bit of it, and i've explored the mojave heavily since this purchase), it's been offroad with great aplomb (it never seems to get permanently stuck [save a particularly nasty unexpected yucca]) and i've dusted less clever drivers (they were driving mustangs, focuses, corvettes... i know this car is not faster than them, they were just bad drivers) and i frequently show up the escalades (this is why my front tires disappear at a rate of nearly every 6 months) but
but
Fact be told: I love how this car handles for a front wheel drive. Given the price i paid, the reliability it's given me (given ample upkeep) and the fact that it STILL will go 0-60 in less than 6 seconds after FOURTEEN years I am unabashedly able to say:
Say what you will about the sunfire. It's ugly, the front speaks speed while the back speaks sedan in comic sans lettering. I've beaten it the fuck up, had a HUGE amount of crashes in it (i like driving fast, i never endanger the lives of others [read: i don't drive reckless if i can see another car shari…
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Phoebe Bomblestock - Mon, 02 May 2016 20:29:06 EST ID:IMB5KOGb No.33709 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33708
it's a shame Too because GM has perfected the art of making amazing concept cars that everyone wants but will never produce because it's chepper To flip Opals.
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Edwin Dacklefodge - Tue, 03 May 2016 07:25:41 EST ID:K9ScXnf9 No.33710 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33709
Yeah it's a shame. I myself drive an Opel and am from Europe but I love american cars, I think Buick used to make the cars that defined the perception of american cars by people in Europe for example. And now they just put some chrome in our cars and soften the suspension and sell it to you guys. Way to kill a marque.
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Hugh Blonkinnen - Tue, 03 May 2016 22:22:06 EST ID:KSkl335I No.33712 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33518
>no time to take a pic yet so have a photoshop mockup I made while waiting for parts


Scratch all that, I decided to just fix up this car before it falls apart underneath me. So far I've done:

>new tires, a size larger on the sidewall
>new struts with ebay drop springs
>sway bar end links and bushings all around
>plasti dipped white
>new battery
>new front brakes and rotors
>headlight replacement
>wiper blade replacement
>rust removal
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Hugh Blonkinnen - Tue, 03 May 2016 22:23:12 EST ID:KSkl335I No.33713 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33712
and wheels, I knew i forgot something. Something a tad wider and gonna see if I can stretch my existing tires onto them. nb
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Fuck Barddale - Fri, 06 May 2016 07:32:30 EST ID:6VMGlP+a No.33722 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33712

This is the kind of shit I throw paint stripper to.


Boxy Cars by Ebenezer Nagglehall - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:29:05 EST ID:rZN6k4YY No.33687 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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post boxy/slab cars
77 new yorker
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Graham Pondletudging - Sun, 01 May 2016 10:14:48 EST ID:KSkl335I No.33700 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33687
80's Honda Accord
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Graham Pondletudging - Sun, 01 May 2016 10:15:55 EST ID:KSkl335I No.33701 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33687
1st and 2nd gen VW Rabbit
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Graham Pondletudging - Sun, 01 May 2016 10:16:53 EST ID:KSkl335I No.33702 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33687
Saab 900
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Graham Pondletudging - Sun, 01 May 2016 10:18:18 EST ID:KSkl335I No.33703 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33687
Datsun 510
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Phineas Mablingman - Mon, 02 May 2016 07:34:44 EST ID:b24Hd3u/ No.33704 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I miss this baby so much... wasn't even 4ws but no car has been as much fun to drive since

A thousand curses to the steve jobs lookin' mafk' that pulled out infront of heavy traffic slamming his breaks blocking both lanes.. causing me to veer into the curb effectively destroying the axle & totaling my 3G with no damage to his. Saw the damn whites of his eyes, coulda T-boned him if I hadn't taken mine out instead. Best part is his insurance said they wouldn't cover it since I didn't actually hit his car. If I'd gone & hit the bastard his insurance would've covered it.. /rant


Costa Rica by Whitey Megglestock - Sat, 02 Apr 2016 19:33:52 EST ID:0edvlYgP No.33587 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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gringo in Costa rica, any tips? general recommendations.. things to avoid.. stuff you wont find in Frommers
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Nigger Grandville - Sun, 03 Apr 2016 00:39:46 EST ID:zH/jc6xn No.33588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Avoid buying anything you don't need at the mall. Pretty much everything is going to be at least twice as expensive as it would be at a mall back in the States.
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Hedda Duckfield - Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:10:42 EST ID:x7C1o3jp No.33589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
thieves fucking everywhere. should of just gone to Panama or Nicaragua, much more inexpensive.
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Simon Murdfield - Sun, 03 Apr 2016 17:32:14 EST ID:I2f4Tqdb No.33591 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33587
any tips for scoring? I have mostly had good results but I'm looking for puro coca.
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Archie Blackville - Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:31:23 EST ID:wqvlXTP+ No.33695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33591
OP reporting back for duty. Made friends with some Nicaraguans and partied for days on the beach.
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Clara Trotfoot - Sun, 01 May 2016 00:31:25 EST ID:AoJyhk8R No.33696 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33695

Give us an entertaining play by play of your days there, humorous anecdotes, etc.


ITT:Post by Hannah Fuddletetch - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:00:06 EST ID:HlDQZLuq No.32454 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Cars you would have driven today if you had the money?
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Martin Dommlefuck - Fri, 25 Mar 2016 09:41:41 EST ID:oJg5BHro No.33563 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33561
ok I take it back the zonda sounds good.
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Fucking Nadgekodge - Sat, 09 Apr 2016 05:55:21 EST ID:DPHRxIwq No.33606 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Bugatti Veryon or BRZ
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Sharak - Fri, 15 Apr 2016 03:53:13 EST ID:DPHRxIwq No.33633 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I want to try out all the MX5 models.
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Volcanic Beach - Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:35:15 EST ID:DPHRxIwq No.33692 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33606
Oh yeah! Sports car to go fast on the road!
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Fuck Barddale - Fri, 06 May 2016 07:36:08 EST ID:6VMGlP+a No.33723 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33692

Why would you samefag on a BRZ post...


A new land by Master Jariya ain't no lia - Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:36:00 EST ID:OZHAxM36 No.33661 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey,
I will be going to Dublin for an internship for 3 months in the fall. What should I expect from Ireland?
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Polly Lightman - Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:51:39 EST ID:mdlCuj1Q No.33662 Ignore Report Quick Reply
if you have even the slightest fragment of irish heritage, dont mention it as you will just look like a stupid cunt

if you have an irish last name, expect people to eat that shit up

also ALCOHOL did i mention ALCOHOL, in ireland sometimes the people drink ALCOHOL
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Mika - Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:56:49 EST ID:DPHRxIwq No.33679 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Also Irish gingers


If thats movin u, them I by Priscilla Bonderforth - Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:05:32 EST ID:XqDzUWSO No.33656 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Priscilla Bonderforth - Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:06:36 EST ID:XqDzUWSO No.33657 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>tfw you accidentally hit enter and it submits the post before you fucking finish it
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Phyllis Lightcocke - Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:55:53 EST ID:+D2HQfY3 No.33658 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33657
The helpful mods can delete the thread and then you can recreate it if you use the report function (assuming they aren't sleeping/drunk).
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Archie Clogglegold - Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:10:53 EST ID:6KPtPrFf No.33659 Ignore Report Quick Reply
where's the rest of the post, man
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Fuck Fibblefark - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:37:20 EST ID:IMB5KOGb No.33666 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It's cool man. Just dust yourself off and post the rest of the post inside the post. We'll understand.


juneau? meh, alaska later. by Delinquint Tray !rU8mq5Ca7M - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 22:27:39 EST ID:uhAHUFIq No.33594 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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so, for many moons now, my gf and i have been strongly considering going from hobotown, ca to reboot, ak. we hunt, we fish, we plan to grow weed and food, and do the subsistence thing, including building a house and new life. fuck this tent shit.

anyone here done similar and lived to tell the tale? tell me here, if'n you don't mind.
for that matter, alaska general thread: i choose you!


New mode of travel by The it. - Sat, 12 Mar 2016 23:31:18 EST ID:lQYK8AM8 No.33533 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So here goes. What if instead of air plains we all rode around on super fast wheels? Think about it with no more air travel all the terrorists will have to give up
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Cyril Hozzlekork - Sun, 27 Mar 2016 19:40:51 EST ID:+2qU7boG No.33568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33533
there are problems with this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3R7MGUFLN0

also fun times though

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDJB2QbKd3U


Auto Troubles by Nigel Beblingmack - Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:06:52 EST ID:fc5lkO86 No.33486 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I recently squired a car for $500 bucks. It has a v8 engine. A Pontiac grand Prix. I crashed it into my fence unfortunately as it was my 4th time in life ever driving. The left turn signal fucked gulp and is now hanging out. It also does not mark gas mileage and the key is stuck in the ignition. Is there a way to save this car or should I just sell it for cheap and try to find a better one?
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Nigel Gecklesodge - Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:35:36 EST ID:w0brjwlz No.33490 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33489
Yeah. I know. I'm trying to learn. I'm selling the car for now. Been 21 years without one and managed to live on my own with help from friends. I just don't like bothering them all the time. I moved back to my mother's and hopefully can learn more from my family and shit
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Cyril Gesslebury - Sun, 13 Mar 2016 03:06:14 EST ID:ieKGut4z No.33535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33490
Hire a personal driver that you pay with gas ass or grass
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Phoebe Bunbanks - Sat, 19 Mar 2016 19:16:06 EST ID:pD+Jw6Wd No.33550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33489
Ok. This totally makes sense. It's not like the petroleum industry has you believing your manhood is tied to what you drive.
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Edwin Turveyridge - Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:36:52 EST ID:LI1SsP1i No.33562 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33550

you are a dipshit. i drive an old beat up car that looks like shit but gets me where i need to go. it has nothing to do with my ego and everything to do with needing transportation
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 06:02:20 EST ID:slIsxI1Z No.33596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>33550
It has more to do with how the U.S. and Canada were built with an emphasis on personal cars. Tons of people get around without driving in our urban areas, but if you live in any suburb, small town, or rural area, or if you often visit/work with people from such areas, knowing how to drive well is a valuable skill.


Flying to LA by Walter Sarrytatch - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 18:46:36 EST ID:5HdpEJMT No.33559 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Got a 6 hour flight to LA this weekend.

Ive been there before, but was mostly busy working. Looks like Ill have a few weeks of free time this go around.

Anyone been to or live in LA? Any suggestions on what to do? I already checked out the main go to tourist attractions in my last trip
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Charles Shakefoot - Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:46:01 EST ID:h3e5lLpA No.33560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
go to the beach
eat all the good mexican food
pretend you're a rich person from "the industry" like everyone else


huh by Cornelius Brebblefuck - Sun, 20 Mar 2016 22:51:55 EST ID:WhSOHZD7 No.33551 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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is this plane legit floating still? or is it cgi...http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=8e8_1458524449


US (PHL) -> Islay -> Edinburgh -> US by Basil Mazzleman - Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:28:24 EST ID:wtEuW8Cm No.33516 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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hey, anyone have tips on flying into scotland (or elsewhere on britannia) to go to Islay, then make my way to Edinburgh? would it make more sense to go to Edinburgh first, then Islay, then the US?

I'm looking at a few places for flights, and nothing seems super convenient. is there public trans to get around from Edinburgh to Islay?
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Shaman !MbOrDArdlI - Tue, 08 Mar 2016 19:57:37 EST ID:9pSN88Jj No.33517 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Soooo I'm planning on spending a month hitching and hiking around the Skye and the hi'lands this May.

My plan is to leave from NY and fly into either Edinburgh and start walking or London and get a train or something. I think flying to anywhere that's not a major city is going to be more expensive then ground/ferry transit. Consider a layover in Dublin, that might help you out. I came here to make a thread about Scotland too so I guess we can double up.

My question is thus. I was thinking about just b ring a kilt instead of bring pants/short. My reasoning being that that's what the natives wore, so there is probably some benefit to it. If was in the desert I'd go for a robe and turban, when I wade through the everglades I wear moccasins. Will people think I'm a poser or be offended? I know the scot's are known for their friendliness, but I don't wanna be dismissed as another american tourist either.

I hope you enjoy your trip, maybe well run into one another <3
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Frederick Dondleham - Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:41:53 EST ID:+34HmHif No.33538 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>33516
English oppressor here.
I would say fly to Glasgow or Edinburgh preferably. It may work out much cheaper to London or Manchester, getting up north might be a bit long and costly, but you could make it into a fun trip with some stops along the way. Glasgow should be the base from which you venture to and from Islay.
Both Glasgow and Edinburgh are worth a visit, you can get between them by train. Edinburgh is big on tourism, whereas Glasgow is a much more Scottish affair.
From Glasgow you can Islay, very fast via plane.
A little slower path is using a bus service that runs across the Lochs (maybe check out the highlands here) to Kennacraig where you can get the ferry.
Alternatively, you can have an adventurous island hop over there, get the train to Ardrossan, then the ferry to the picturesque isle of Arran. From Lochranza get the ferry to Claonaig, and from there to Kennacraig, ferry, boom.

>>33517
In regards to your Kilt, Sorry to spoil the fantasy but use amongst the scottish is actually quite rare, even in the far off parts. It is generally worn ceremonially, for weddings or Ceildhe dancing. If your aim is to blend in you are mistaken. How would you be percieved? I imagine a spectrum ranging from downright ridicule to slightly humoured endearment. But then again, the further you get from civilization the less it will matter.
I think you will find scotland to be a quite contrasting country (even for americans) with big cities, and some of the most rural places in the UK. It has some awful poverty and some awesome wealth, and its inhabitants vary from the very nice to the very nasty (I think the hospitable reputation applies mostly to those living rural).
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Sidney Lightwater - Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:45:38 EST ID:lvoh9krC No.33539 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Scottish lowlander here.
>>33538 speaks the truth.
Kilts are rarely worn unless for a special occasion. Kilts are beneficial for hitchhiking, such as for Scots traveling abroad. It plays in to stereotypical perception of Scottish heritage which is largely romanticised. Go for a kilt by all means but make sure it fits correctly and be prepared to receive attention from all. The weather is very variable. A waterproof jacket is useful considering it rains frequently, on and off. Personally I would just opt for one of those cheap roll-up lightweight jacket in a sack for shoving on when it rains, with warmer layers underneath, otherwise I'd go for a proper coat. Read up on a UK guide for outdoor jackets/clothing, last thing you want is to catch a cold out in the elements.

Ferry transit is not too expensive for most of Scotland. You might be surprised. Buses are a nice way to take in the scenery without moving your ass, these are best booked in advance. Transport in the rural divisions tends to be much more expensive than the populated areas / more frequented trips. They are all way cheaper than the train anyhow. Might want to check out lift sharing sites. Hitch hiking is a fun way to go. Best of luck to you on your stay and adventures. Let us know if you need further info man. Cheers!

Various Transport Links:
http://www.travelinescotland.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_in_Scotland#Ferries
http://www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map - (cycle/walking paths)


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