Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 8th, 2015

Dawkins complaining about “insufferable rudeness”? How very amusing.

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JohnBirmingham Thinking of pitching a reality TV show where Corey Bernadi gets dropped into Syria. That’s it.

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Because they still haven’t got past counting on all their fingers and toes. twitter.com/ConversationED…

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@neo_the_fat_cat @helveticade Yep, it’s in the Gospel of Anthony the Arsehole.

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Currently on theage.com.au compassion interferes with Crusader Rabbit’s dick-swinging plans. pic.twitter.com/x1zs2ZCsdD HT @helveticade

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@Gin_ev_ra Ta, I’m gathering names and thoughts and ideas overnight, will invite what looks like a balanced group tomorrow.

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BBCArchive Earlier today, we made a shameful spelling error. Please accept this 1971 video of kittens and a dog as an apology
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@prestontowers @dfg77 Good-o. While angry rants echoing from the solitude of my own brain are obviously brilliant, these would also be fun.

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Just how much of a cunt would you have to be to turn compassion into an insult? This much, apparently. twitter.com/profdavidflint…

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@prestontowers @dfg77 Well, if this one works, there’ll be more.

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@MarkBahnisch @awelder I’m always a little shocked by the snobbery (right word) when I mention I’m going to Penrith or Rooty Hill.

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@prestontowers That @dfg77 chap thought you might like to be on the panel for this. publichouseforum1.eventbrite.com

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@MarkBahnisch The huge and diverse aspects I’m beginning to become familiar with. At least along the western line.

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@ChrissieM Hah. Love it. A job precludes you from talking about some factual thing that happened before you had that job. Such bullshit.

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@dfg77 @prestontowers Yes, well, I can’t compete with that sort of attraction, I’m afraid.

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@KrazyKarl910 Aha! I shall note this fact on a little list that I have just here [points].

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@awelder I have no fixed views on this.

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@ChrissieM Actually that’d be a good story to tell, because it fits well with one of the planned questions.

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@ChrissieM Oh yes, I remember you doing that. It’s always good to see such media manipulation documented.

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@dfg77 Oh that IS an interesting thought. I wonder if @prestontowers might be interested in playing if I sent him the questions?

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@stufromoz @R_Chirgwin An interesting thought. Thanks. I’m going to gather thoughts and suggestions overnight and see what it looks like.

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Who’s the state and federal MPs for Penrith anyway? Anyone non-arsehat?

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@R_Chirgwin Heh. I’ll keep you in reserve. :P

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@R_Chirgwin Yes. Timing details at publichouseforum1.eventbrite.com though I’m also wanting to balance this away from all grumpy old farts.

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@warkolm Didn’t you have one on your wedding dress?

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There. The laziest casting call in the history of the performing arts.

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Or even isn’t from western Sydney but knows how to catch a train?

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Who amongst you is from western Sydney and has an opinion or fifteen?

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Pondering who I should invite onto the panel for The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum this Saturday. publichouseforum1.eventbrite.com

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Oh, so this is what @davpope did at @canberratimes today. I see, pic.twitter.com/71g7atUEkF

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@Wolfie_Rankin @RNFutureTense True, and handwriting and breakdancing have precisely the same social role… [nods]

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This week’s @RNFutureTense: “Does handwriting have a future?” abc.net.au/radionational/…

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@RNFutureTense @891adelaide Hah! Well I’m looking forward to listening to your more in-depth version. I’ll add a link to my post now.

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officialmcafee I cannot confirm rumors I am running for president. Advisors & I will decide in the next few days. pic.twitter.com/xqSBooBbDf

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New blog post: “Talking the death of handwriting on ABC @891adelaide”, 12 min audio from Monday. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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While I commend @chrisbrownie’s suggestion, you’ll also want to get an opinion from Pauline Hanson, as per policy. twitter.com/chrisbrownie/s…

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I, too, appreciate @ellinghausen’s photograph of the Treasurer, his Enormous Tie, and his band of co-conspirators. twitter.com/ellinghausen/s…

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ellinghausen The Communications Minister communicating via smartwatch, smartphone and tablet pic.twitter.com/uxaPVca9e3

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What is a hand basket, anyway?

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liamosaur Hilarious Cisco design flaw cisco.com/c/en/us/suppor… (that button wipes the device when held in) HT @Nank_ pic.twitter.com/m7JM2qrPNR

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alliecoyne The government will release an exposure draft of its mandatory data breach reporting bill in the next few weeks, AGD has confirmed

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nicchristensen Just got a media release about this month’s Penthouse. This month’s issue has a feature on islamic fundamentalism… pic.twitter.com/wLM6aXT3s1

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oz_f Australia also leads the world in number of shit PM’s per capita.

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“What would Peter Dutton do?”

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@yknot05 Well, we haven’t offered any more refugee spots. We’re still dithering about that.

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“Australia will do more,” says Abbott? Yes, I’m sure the decisive PM will decide a decisive decision any day now, and do so decisively.

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Your cap lock key is stuck, Bill. twitter.com/billshortenmp/…

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Re previous tweet, the Newcastle pub sheep story is from here. timegents.com/2015/08/24/hot…

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Generosity “not just the ABC and organisations of the left”? These clowns and their bizarre tribal myths. So funny. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@TawarRazaghi Morons the size of Jupiter, yes. And thus it always has been.

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@TawarRazaghi I think you’re missing the fact that people are morons.

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purserj So, this is an article from 1949 on how we handled the european refugee crisis illawarramercury.com.au/story/3334628/…

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What a radical thought! Check and follow the agreed-upon process? How often was THAT mentioned in the party room? twitter.com/666canberra/st…

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@swearyanthony Ah, the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of ignorance and bigotry. But who else, I wonder?

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Seriously, WHICH government MPs have suggested that? How many hessian sacks will we need?

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FFS why is this even a question? We’re rolling back half a century of social justice law and practice? twitter.com/ABCNews24/stat…

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Rephrase the question. Should non-Christians be given poorer treatment? Now see human rights / discrimination law. twitter.com/ABCNews24/stat…

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@GreenJ If I do, do I have to clean up afterwards?

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I’d like to personally thank our politicians for reminding the world that Australians really are a pack of selfish cunts. Thank you.

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If only “community sentiment” were a single monolithic thing, and our leaders would know what to follow. No, wait. twitter.com/samanthamaiden…

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I have no idea what the back story is here, but the very fact that this tweet is a thing is hilarious. twitter.com/norm/status/63…

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Is anyone surprised that a Catholic Archbishop fails the “What would Jesus do?” test? m.theaustralian.com.au/in-depth/europ…

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Ah, these Koreans are sorting me out.

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Speaking of which, have we heard from Cabbage Boy yet?

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In which Abbott’s claim that Australia takes more refugees per capita than any other nation is debunked. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@RaniaG @MrDenmore That’s one reason I thought I’d throw that piece into the mix.

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has come VERY early this week.

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This is from RAND Corporation. We’re through the looking-glass here, people! twitter.com/RANDCorporatio…

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I assume, of course, that the PM immediately slapped down that appalling comment. Yes, I’m sure he’d have done that.

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My God, there’s some class* acts in this government. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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Shall I tell them? No, I won’t tell them.

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@R_Chirgwin Why would I want to ruin my day like that?

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Democracy is a really bad idea.

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This also is special. I am looking forward to the Trump-Palin universe being implemented. twitter.com/MrDenmore/stat…

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Oh this is quite a bit special, if you know what certain US government departments to. MAKE IT HAPPEN, AMERICA! twitter.com/voxdotcom/stat…

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TheSpencerPerry The internet in a nutshell. pic.twitter.com/mUU791E5iO

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Yes, it must be challenging for the poor petals. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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@ResignInShame My God! Finally it all makes sense!

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And dolphins are amazing. So dolphins must be made of coal.

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So, it’s Tuesday. Is coal still amazing?

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Newsweek Yes, dolphins are highly intelligent creatures. But they should not be delivering your babies bit.ly/1JZ2Nx5 pic.twitter.com/JlrsJb0nPX

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@SnarkyPlatypus You should have delegated the grammar in that tweet.

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obinkhorst This is how self-driving cars would work at an intersection. pic.twitter.com/5z29Zeibk9

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@slsandpet My underwear is in good order.

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@slsandpet Oh great. I’m Hugh Grant. As if life weren’t enough of a misery.

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Well here’s an interesting interpretation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. twitter.com/rossdomoney/st…

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Still amused by meeting someone for the first time today by letting him into his own home while wearing nothing but my underpants.

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Tue plan: Final prep of the apartment, inc shopping; brunch; train to Wentworth Falls; research en route and after; @5at5daily; quiet time.

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Horse_ebooks Everything happens so much

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Check the lotto numbers and the racing results. twitter.com/JamesFettes/st…

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firstdogonmoon Here’s one I prepared earlier pic.twitter.com/9KgAV77ECU

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johnmcternan There’s a high bar, but this is the most bonkers comment on ISIS by some distance. twitter.com/uaskt/status/6…

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@ForrestGumpp No. Things are complicated enough as it is.

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Better out than in, trust me.

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One thing’s certain in that poker game, though: none of the players has the ace of hearts. (Sorry.)

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Oh good*. Let’s turn desperate people’s lives into poker chips in Canberra’s pathetic games. Well done, everybody. twitter.com/murpharoo/stat…

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And yet if I do this with people I get arrested. Where’s the justice? twitter.com/vida_ying_yang…

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Hmmm. I need to find a couple more regular outlets for my wisdom. Editors and commissioning producers, you know where to find me.

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@alexkidman Who knows what the hell she gnaws on these days.

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Apple tells US DoJ: iMessage is encrypted, we cannot comply with your court order to hand over user comms. nytimes.com/2015/09/08/us/…

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There’s a word for people like this, but even I don’t use it before breakfast. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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@alexkidman Well it’s either that or Pauline Hanson. You choose.

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deanog Probably should have run that domain name past a focus group first pic.twitter.com/NmU4vC64ZY

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I think we have the title for @troyhunt’s new TV game show. twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…

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“Please inform the police about your intended tweets two weeks in advance.” A serious proposal from modern* Britain. twitter.com/wexler/status/…

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TONY! TONY! THIS IS SERIOUS. YOU NEED TO START BOMBING THE CLIMATE. twitter.com/Planetary_Sec/…

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Planetary_Sec National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Change
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@andrewdotnich Nah, I went to a Uniting Church school. It was more about beating the Anglicans at cricket.

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@andrewdotnich Um, ye… yeah… something about prostitutes and wine?

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BernardKeane Tony Abbott’s guide to truth and reality - the maritime edition pic.twitter.com/d8SJDEoMmI

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@MikeCarlton01 @sunriseon7 Perhaps they’re sulking that Bruce Ruxton isn’t still alive. He’d have been up next.

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@garystark @sunriseon7 Oh THAT’S a pretty heady image for this hour!

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@andrewdotnich I get the impression that such Christians don’t really know much about what that Jesus bloke was on about.

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I guess @sunriseon7 holds its audience in such contempt that it figures a cartoon version of reality is, meh, close enough. Where’s the gin?

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I’m still thinking about @sunriseon7. Imagine being so useless a TV producer that the only thing you can think of is to wheel out Hanson.

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SirThomasWynne * TONY ABBOTT *

ANTHONY ALBONESE SUMS-UP ABBOTT

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Further to Happy Tuesday tweets, “Two casually racist encounters concerning Auburn” (2012) stilgherrian.com/politics/two-c… pic.twitter.com/VmPNuQ4gZQ

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Happy Tuesday, 2/2: The phenomenon of Hanson’s Hearsay taxi driver is well known. twitter.com/crikey_news/st…

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Happy Tuesday, 1/2: @sunriseon7 does the laziest thing imaginable and wheels out Pauline Hanson. twitter.com/sktarr/status/…

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Tue plan, draft: Final prep of the apartment, inc shopping; train to Wentworth Falls; research en route and after; @5at5daily; quiet time.

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This is an endorsement, apparently. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@jonoabroad Oh good, thank you. It’s so hard to tell with these things.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 I would never borrow Xenophon’s goats.

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Apparently, to design an ekranoplan, you need to be so drunk that you can’t remember doing so. theguardian.com/technology/201…

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@johnb78 Fortunately the only non-human mammal I was in bed with was already known to you.

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If you have not yet ruined your life, then this podcast may assist. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tuesday. You will be given some vital data, which will turn out to be wrong. Your planning will be in vain. Tuesday.

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