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Nathaniel Pindlenere - Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:22:23 EST ID:TI81xLmg No.12567
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Can anybody read this moonspeak?

And who puts quotes on kanji, honestly.
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moxie !QvI1p9.OFY - Wed, 30 Mar 2016 02:39:35 EST ID:QCU4ZF+7 No.12568 Ignore Report Reply
>>12567
jesus christ. this is so stylised i actually can't tell, and i know for sure if i saw it written normally i would be able to tell you.
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Fanny Crerryville - Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:02:49 EST ID:e3TGhJG4 No.12602 Ignore Report Reply
>>12567
This is not moonspeak


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nasser's mom !Kz/CuQoBl2 - Sat, 09 Jan 2016 06:49:52 EST ID:FMWK7G0C No.12523
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does anyone have a motherfucking PDF of motherfucking Al-Kitaab Part 2, in fucking THIRD EDITION? second edition is fucking shit; only teaches you some fusha and egyptian, but I want to fucking learn motherfucking Levantine if such a thing is possible. Also third edition in general is far less of a clusterfuck and seems to be an actual legit language course. I know these PDFs must exist, because I've seen the book in the language section of bookshops for a few years now - only they're so fucking expensive. And I can't fucking find the PDF except for second edition. And if second edition is this bad, then fuck, pity upon those poor souls who were forced to learn Arabic with motherfucking first edition Al-Kitaab. Just, fuck.

Alternatively if such a thing is not possible I'll fucking take any decent levantine arabic textbook, bonus points for audio, that's gone any kind of way into helping any of you comrades here into learning the colloquial dialect of Lebanon in particular. Or, fuck, even some Syrian or Lebanese television series (with optional English subtitles) if such a thing exists. Fusha is easy enough, but aside from Egyptian it seems it's quite a fucking mission to learn any Arab dialect.

All the best of things and stuff to you, etc, etc, if anyone can help then fuuuucking fucking thank you.
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Sophie Turveyson - Sun, 14 Feb 2016 21:18:27 EST ID:IJt0Suyt No.12548 Ignore Report Reply
I haven't started with it at all yet but I just ordered Spoken Lebanese by Maksoud Feghali. There's audio files for it available online too.


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Frederick Pockhood - Sun, 20 Dec 2015 16:51:51 EST ID:O7izd8Qx No.12512
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So, you're in a room with all people who speak Portuguese and English, but you only speak English. You're an outsider to the group, just dropping in. Someone's about to speak, and asks, "Everyone speaks Portuguese here, right?" clearly preferring to speak Portuguese.

Do you pipe up to have him speak English so you understand or sit there staring at your phone for the 15 minutes he's talking?
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Whitey Bunshit - Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:43:46 EST ID:Ul+/TX7E No.12527 Ignore Report Reply
If I was in a room with all people who speak Portuguese and English that would be an ideal situation to learn some fukkin Porguguese.

It's entirely okay to not know. It is entirely not okay to be afraid to know.
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Edward Mandlechare - Mon, 18 Jan 2016 11:06:13 EST ID:1LiA1e5d No.12529 Ignore Report Reply
>>12512

I'd stop being so lazy and just learn one of the two languages. They are both easy. If you are going to spend 15 minutes on your phone get memrise.
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Sophie Turveyson - Sun, 14 Feb 2016 21:16:29 EST ID:IJt0Suyt No.12547 Ignore Report Reply
If it's a one time meeting definitely just ask them to speak English for you. If this is a group you're a part of, ask them to speak English for now, but make a serious effort to learn some Portuguese if that's the first language of everyone in the group.


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Ebenezer Pickshit - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:14:17 EST ID:mXNsJzHd No.12532
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I find myself constructing a sentence in my mind and afterwards looking up definitions for a word or two after i think / type it.......just to make sure it makes sense. I hear these words and they just sound right from the same gut feeling.

I often use words that I dont know the exact definition of but i know what they mean.
I guess i have heard them so many times; understanding context i use them on my own.


World languages... i have never been on this board before so if i seem out of place sorry but i see no other language board
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Augustus Blubbercocke - Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:51:58 EST ID:Zl3zo3z7 No.12533 Ignore Report Reply
>I guess i have heard them so many times; understanding context i use them on my own.

That's how it's supposed to work. Writing/literacy are new on the scene and dictionaries are newer still. And so long as you're not miscommunicating, you're not wrong.
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PrickyPacksParker !owU3wSU682 - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 07:46:26 EST ID:3VyXICsi No.12535 Ignore Report Reply
As a nitpicker, I often do that too. Alcohol makes me care less whether I use words 100% correctly, but when I go back and read drunk writing later there are usually more mistakes than normal. My first instinct isn't always right.


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Jason - Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:45:59 EST ID:gYsqD6eE No.12491
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Dag idereeen

Wie leert Nederlands? Ja, ik weet het wel dat het een onbelangrijke taal is, gesproken in een piepklein streek bij de noordzee (inb4 ook Surniame, en de ABC eilanden). Ook bijna idereen heeft een opmerkelijke kennis van Engels. Toch mijn vriendin is nederlandstalig en daarom heb ik de taal geleerd. Nu we wonen samen in Belgie, een steenworp op Brussel.

Kan iemand goede nederlandstalige boeken en filmen voorstellen AUB? Ik heb Zwartboek, Oorlogwinter, en Loft al gezien.
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Whitey Nomblegold - Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:06:56 EST ID:q6b/kRR+ No.12492 Ignore Report Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Polly Snodbanks - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:24:11 EST ID:NQ5lHSFD No.12505 Ignore Report Reply
> learning dutch
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Schepperschop - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:29:12 EST ID:qWtXW/JC No.12525 Ignore Report Reply
Nee, en je kijkt kutfilms.


Game setup in Alien language. Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Taco's Arrgud - Sun, 08 Nov 2015 02:36:19 EST ID:h6zvbyXf No.12473
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Hey guys, been trying for hours to get this game to install in english, but it keeps installing in what looks like russian. Used all my data for the month to have some nostalgia, but been aimlessley clicking around trying to find options in the game itself to switch to english, but I think the english option must be in the install.
Can someone please help me by reading screens for me?
You'd literally make my month. ;-;
I'll chuck up a few screens and if you could let me know what any of the 'highlighed' bits are that'd be amazing.
Cheers
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Samuel Billingford - Fri, 18 Dec 2015 04:52:17 EST ID:Xl7nnxMR No.12509 Ignore Report Reply
>>12507
It looks like the Russian letter Р is missing from the font somehow. It should be Устaнoвить прoгрaммнoe oбeспeчeниe, which means "Install the software"
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Samuel Billingford - Fri, 18 Dec 2015 04:54:18 EST ID:Xl7nnxMR No.12510 Ignore Report Reply
>>12475
  1. Mouse sensitivity
  2. Don't know that one
  3. vertical sync
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Samuel Billingford - Fri, 18 Dec 2015 05:03:35 EST ID:Xl7nnxMR No.12511 Ignore Report Reply
>>12476
A. Audio setup.
  1. Music
  2. Sounds (like noises and crashes or whatever)
  3. Voice
  4. Video
  5. Don't know

B. Video setup
  1. Brightness

C. Sensitivity of the прицeл (this word means something like "aiming thing". Maybe it's the crosshairs on your missile launcher, I don't know
  1. Axis X
  2. Axis Y
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Brasil! Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Shit Cruzzlehood - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 13:12:15 EST ID:je24YV0m No.12344
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Aqui é Brasil, caralho!
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Ian Fommlegold - Sat, 14 Nov 2015 19:45:46 EST ID:5PmQRohO No.12482 Ignore Report Reply
voce gosta daquelle pato
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 08:44:39 EST ID:eShb+o56 No.12486 Ignore Report Reply
vagabundas
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Phineas Hubblebanks - Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:19:27 EST ID:pUSkXtjM No.12490 Ignore Report Reply
NO
Vete a la verga puto


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Phyllis Sivingmock - Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:42:27 EST ID:9L8U3Xy3 No.12483
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Join us in ##/lang/ on Freenode and hang out with us cool bros and maybe learn French to support our comrades. Though everyone is welcome!

(But people who smoke that dank cabbage are especially welcome)
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Sidney Ninderway - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 03:00:15 EST ID:T9fqf8yw No.12485 Ignore Report Reply
What is the name of that city in your pic again op? thanks
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Caroline Hondleforth - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:55:08 EST ID:CgsiOL5/ No.12487 Ignore Report Reply
>>12485
it's not a city. is the The Tower of Babel


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Hannah Bladdleforth - Sun, 25 Oct 2015 09:05:31 EST ID:t04u64sB No.12453
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Is it wise to try and learn Spanish and Portuguese at the same time, or should I become relatively fluent in one before trying the other?

I want to travel South America.

picture unrelated
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Graham Tillingdale - Sun, 25 Oct 2015 10:26:20 EST ID:3uFkg8e9 No.12454 Ignore Report Reply
Pick one. Stick with it.
Then learn another non-Romance language and master it too.
Afterwards, learn a different Romance language.
Unless you speak a Romance language as your first language, you will get them confused.

Lernu Esperanton.
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John Napperson - Sun, 25 Oct 2015 19:10:58 EST ID:zXhKEBxR No.12459 Ignore Report Reply
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>>12453
sorry i dont know anything about your question
i studied spanish in school, portuguese sounds really weird even though slightly similar. it's like spanish spoken in french or with a dick in your mouth hue

anyway i just came here to say thanks for the ebin album, good study music for me rn
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Walter Hadgefoot - Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:54:01 EST ID:qW1+p9cf No.12481 Ignore Report Reply
>>12453
I learned Spanish first (to a C1 level) and now I am learning portuguese. I am not having any problems with forgettnig Spanish because it feels like a part of me now. I lived in Catalonia while I was learning Spanish and I saw that people who tried to learn Catalan and Spanish at the same time got super confused. Our teacher said to learn one to an advanced level and then switch.

Learning Portuguese is easy once you are fluent in Spanish, learning them both at the same time would make both of them harder.


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Ebenezer Fuckingwell - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:24:16 EST ID:/+DZNG5Y No.11564
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Do Germans ever say Kaiser to refer to their boss? Would that be a normal thing for Germans to do, the same way in English you might say the Chief or the Guvnor to refer to your manager?
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Jenny Bodgewill - Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:23:29 EST ID:EivT2BWe No.12450 Ignore Report Reply
>>12446
that's pretty cool, the Russian цaр or цaрь transl. tsar is another cognate
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Ghengis Dong - Mon, 02 Nov 2015 14:18:54 EST ID:w8lQyzMl No.12468 Ignore Report Reply
>>12450
Another cognate is the Persian " قصر" /qAsehr/ which means palace, and was used archaically to refer a seat of power or the person(s) who occupied it. These cognates are hypothesized to be linked by Proto-Indo-Aryan. As a Spanish-speaker who studies both German and Persian, the surprising number of links between European and Central Asian languages are sources of endless fascination
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Lillian Sindertat - Thu, 12 Nov 2015 03:14:46 EST ID:a8TfWCrl No.12480 Ignore Report Reply
>>11593
This has been one of the funniest things I've seen posted on 420chan in months.
Thank you Hedda, or should I say, Kaiser.


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Ernest Greenlock - Sat, 12 Sep 2015 18:17:53 EST ID:3uFkg8e9 No.12407
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Should all Americans have the option to learn a Native American language?
We genocided their people, we might as well try to preserve some of their culture.

https://news.azpm.org/p/state-and-local/2015/8/26/70909-navajo-language-decision-represents-paradigm-shift/
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Ernest Chingernudge - Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:40:40 EST ID:2UMhwB95 No.12466 Ignore Report Reply
>>12407
>We genocided their people, we might as well try to preserve some of their culture.
I'm not even gonna touch the genocide deal so what we had better weapons they were raping and scalping the shit out of people but even if we were in the wrong so what? It's not our job to preserve any culture, no culture is stagnant.
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Tue, 03 Nov 2015 02:00:34 EST ID:xqhoIX9m No.12469 Ignore Report Reply
>>12466
Culture from dead or dying groups of people doesn't have to be preserved, but it's nice when it is. Just for the sake of keeping more information around for the future.
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Polly Snodbanks - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:28:00 EST ID:NQ5lHSFD No.12506 Ignore Report Reply
>>12407

americans already have the option

go to a native american reservation, someone will teach it to you, especially if you have money

or if you're autistic, read about things you already know about on native american wikipedias


High Thoughts in different languages Ignore Report View Thread Reply
DolecuntGreg - Sat, 13 Jul 2013 10:20:59 EST ID:ZbXVU1dA No.9704
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'Sup /lang/, I was thinking, you know how people say how you think is influenced by the language you think in? Do you find your "high thoughts" are influenced by the language you're thinking in? Do you ever purposefully think in a certain language when trying to solve certain problems?
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Betsy Fellybare - Sun, 18 Oct 2015 11:03:30 EST ID:2g2MzNuu No.12448 Ignore Report Reply
just get adminted for psychosis shits cash
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CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Wed, 21 Oct 2015 02:38:26 EST ID:AgURDNDQ No.12452 Ignore Report Reply
When I'm high or tripping on dissociatives or psychedelics, I often think English sounds like a sloppy and awkward language. However, I don't involuntarily think in other languages even when on too many drugs.
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John Drankinforth - Sat, 31 Oct 2015 22:48:23 EST ID:jYf4zYSf No.12465 Ignore Report Reply
>>9704
Actually I tend to make a lot of calques from Polish to Italian
>"zasada Pascala, kto zawijał, ten rozpala"
>"da Pascale la regola, fuma primo chi rotola"


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Ebenezer Blonnerbanks - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:19:45 EST ID:v1i/fdRg No.12391
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este thread es para practicar español. Bebí un poco de cerveza, y esto parace como un idea buena. Estudié español muchos años passado, pero lo olvidé. Dos mes atrás, comiencé aprender tambien. Voy ser fluente proximo año.
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Emma Simmlehug - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 03:01:24 EST ID:2CI9q6H9 No.12433 Ignore Report Reply
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>>12417
Claro, perro.
Dare you to say it to a native speaker without them saying "No, 'colegio' means highschool not college!"
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Reuben Snodwater - Fri, 16 Oct 2015 00:23:12 EST ID:wYcLwU7T No.12444 Ignore Report Reply
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Buf, que este thread ha existido mas que un mes y no hay mucho ver aqui. Perdon que no tengo tildes pero estoy demasiado perezoso en el momento sentarme y tipear cada codigo para incluirlos.

Bueno, tengo pregunta. Cuando estudiaba espanol en la uni use una vez un sitio de web en que puedes pagar un poco para conversar con un hablante de uno de varios idiomas que fue entrenado por la compania. Ya no me acuerdo el nombre del sitio y estoy curioso de que si alguien aqui lo sabe. La suerte no parece buena en esto pero espero que alguien sabe de que hablo.

Tambien, la foto es pertinente. Estudiaba durante dos meses del verano de 2012 en la Universidad de Salamanca, Espana.
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Hedda Nenningbanks - Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:50:52 EST ID:Pmvjg6MC No.12464 Ignore Report Reply
Yo comence de aprender espanol en la prepa (this is the best term for high school afaik) en una escuela militar Tejano. Estaba alli solomente un ano, regrese a Iowa y tome tres anos mas. Tambien fui de vacaciones a Mexico DF, Acapulco, Costa Rica, y de un lado de la frontera al otro muchas veces. La escuela militar esta en Harlingen, mis abuelos viven en McAllen ochenta porciento del ano, y mi madre era maestra en Reynosa mas que un ano. Hace un mes desde se caso con un migro. El esposo de mi madre ha vivido en Iowa quince anos, pero ya hablo espanol mucho mejor que el puede hablar ingles!!! Quizas me gustaria vivir en Costa Rica algun dia. Yo se que hablo espanol roto, pero es necesario usar esfuerzo y hacer errores para aprender y conservar lo que se aprende en la prepa. Mis primos tomeron cuatro anos tambien, pero sus habilidades son mas o menos inutil.


Korean or Japanese? Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Phineas Turveyshaw - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:01:36 EST ID:0kXH7cdY No.12368
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I'm looking for some opinions, on which language to start learning as I want to permanently move to either country. Being quite into Korean cinema and history, I started reading up on which of the languages was easier to learn, and managed to learn Hangul relatively quickly (although useless without vocabulary and grammar). However, I've done that thing where you go onto YouTube and see videos of Tokyo and have this romanticised Western idea of what it'd be like to live there, so now I'm stuck thinking "I don't want to end up learning Korean, go to Korea and Japan, and wish I had spent the time learning Japanese". I know that's a little naive, but it's a concern nonetheless.

Opinions from anyone who has lived in either or preferably both? I've also heard it's at least somewhat easier to learn Japanese once you've learned Korean, as there are few but some similarities so that may also be an option. But I'm struggling to perfect my current second language so the thought of managing four is daunting.
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John Napperson - Sun, 25 Oct 2015 19:27:18 EST ID:zXhKEBxR No.12461 Ignore Report Reply
>>12384
they have everything in common linguistically. exactly the same basic grammatical rules, exactly the same chinese character roots, and damn near the same pronunciation with a few standard variations in the pronunciation (but they're close enough to tell it's the same word, most of the time)
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Frederick Wucklefuck - Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:38:08 EST ID:OjbzjmZC No.12462 Ignore Report Reply
>>12461
the weird thing is, korean is a language isolate. its difficult to believe jap and korean are not related at all.
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David Sondletudge - Tue, 27 Oct 2015 01:13:33 EST ID:ejBLzznt No.12463 Ignore Report Reply
X-JAPAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN6-F2JOI5k


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