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26th Dec '15 9:02:55 PM nombretomado
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->But is {{ComicBook/Magneto}} really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his 'magnetic personality?'
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x07-sanctuary-part-2/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}, "Sanctuary, Part 2"

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->But is {{ComicBook/Magneto}} really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his 'magnetic personality?'
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x07-sanctuary-part-2/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}, ''WesternAnimation/XMen, "Sanctuary, Part 2"
31st Oct '15 9:19:56 AM namingway
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!!!Fiction
->'''Katara:''' ''(On her recently revealed HealingHands)'' I guess... I ''always knew''.
->'''Sokka:''' Oh? Well, then [[SarcasmMode thanks for all the first aid over the years]].
-->- ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

->''"Well, that's '''bullshit'''! First, Hitomi's Seeing, and now my healing? What are you gonna steal next, Allen's sex appeal?"''
-->- '''Milerna''', ''WebVideo/VisionOfEscaflowneAbridged''

->''If you could have any super power, what would it be?''
->"The 'my power beats your power' power."
-->'''JohnnyYongBosch''' on a Voice Actor question card.

->'''Cartman:''' Hold on you guys, I actually have another power: I can see into the future too, but ''better than Kyle''. Let me try it.\\
'''Kyle:''' God dammit, Cartman, you can't keep making up new powers!\\
'''Stan:''' Yeah dude, that's like the fifth power you've come up with!\\
'''Cartman:''' I am Bulrog, and I have lots and lots of powers.\\
'''Kyle:''' No, asshole! From now on you only get to have ''one'' power, so what is it?!\\
'''Cartman:''' I have the power to have all the powers I want.\\
'''Kyle:''' That doesn't count, fatass!\\
'''Stan:''' Yeah! That it, Cartman! You don't get to have ''any'' powers!\\
'''Cartman:''' C'mon!
-->'''''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''''', "Good Times With Weapons"

->'''Sailor Moon:''' Tiara! Use your lesbian trapper!
->''(Sailor Moon's tiara becomes larger and binds the MonsterOfTheWeek)''
->'''Luna:''' How the f*ck did you do that?
->'''Sailor Moon:''' Hell if I know! This show makes no sense!
-->--''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''

->''ďNo stop Marrissa you cannt kill me im yur mother!Ē I stopped an thot she was lyin but then I used my detective power an new it was true.''
-->-- ''FanFic/{{ITS MY LIFE}}!''

-> '''Amy''': You can drive a motorbike?
-> '''Rory''': I expect so. It's been that kind of day.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "Let's Kill Hitler"

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!!!Fiction
->'''Katara:''' ''(On her recently revealed HealingHands)'' I guess... I ''always knew''.
->'''Sokka:''' Oh? Well, then [[SarcasmMode thanks for all the first aid over the years]].
-->- ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

->''"Well, that's '''bullshit'''! First, Hitomi's Seeing, and now my healing? What are you gonna steal next, Allen's sex appeal?"''
-->- '''Milerna''', ''WebVideo/VisionOfEscaflowneAbridged''

->''If you could have any super power, what would it be?''
->"The 'my power beats your power' power."
-->'''JohnnyYongBosch''' on a Voice Actor question card.

->'''Cartman:''' Hold on you guys, I actually have another power: I can see into the future too, but ''better than Kyle''. Let me try it.\\
'''Kyle:''' God dammit, Cartman, you can't keep making up new powers!\\
'''Stan:''' Yeah dude, that's like the fifth power you've come up with!\\
'''Cartman:''' I am Bulrog, and I have lots and lots of powers.\\
'''Kyle:''' No, asshole! From now on you only get to have ''one'' power, so what is it?!\\
'''Cartman:''' I have the power to have all the powers I want.\\
'''Kyle:''' That doesn't count, fatass!\\
'''Stan:''' Yeah! That it, Cartman! You don't get to have ''any'' powers!\\
'''Cartman:''' C'mon!
-->'''''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''''', "Good Times With Weapons"

->'''Sailor Moon:''' Tiara! Use your lesbian trapper!
->''(Sailor Moon's tiara becomes larger and binds the MonsterOfTheWeek)''
->'''Luna:''' How the f*ck did you do that?
->'''Sailor Moon:''' Hell if I know! This show makes no sense!
-->--''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''

->''ďNo stop Marrissa you cannt kill me im yur mother!Ē I stopped an thot she was lyin but then I used my detective power an new it was true.''
-->-- ''FanFic/{{ITS MY LIFE}}!''

-> '''Amy''': You can drive a motorbike?
-> '''Rory''': I expect so. It's been that kind of day.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "Let's Kill Hitler"

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->''"[[LampshadeHanging Couldn't you have done that earlier]]?"''
-->-- '''Tristan''' (to Yvaine), ''Film/{{Stardust}}''

->''"Wow, Kakyoin, [Hierophant Green] can do what our Stands can't even ah whatever..."''
-->--'''Jean Pierre Polnareff''', ''WebVideo/VaguelyRecallingJojo''

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->''"[[LampshadeHanging Couldn't you have done [[AC:Live-action TV]]

-> '''Amy''': You can drive a motorbike?
-> '''Rory''': I expect so. It's been
that earlier]]?"''
kind of day.
-->-- '''Tristan''' (to Yvaine), ''Film/{{Stardust}}''

->''"Wow, Kakyoin, [Hierophant Green]
''Series/DoctorWho'', "Let's Kill Hitler"

[[AC:Web original]]

->{{Franchise/Superman}} had at least 150 powers, and the [{{WesternAnimation/Super Friends}}] writers were making up two or three more every episode. If a script called for it, Superman would leak paste out of his ears that
can control the weather.
-->-- '''{{Creator/Seanbaby}}''', on [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/superman.htm Superman]]

->We saw this kind of thing all the time with Lana, where she became a utility character. Anytime you needed to throw a weird curveball into a season, just have Lana [[BodySurf possessed by a witch]] who is her [[IdenticalGrandson ancestor]] and is somehow [[IfJesusThenAliens connected to Krypton.]] Need to write her out of the series? Elevate her to superhero status but poison the source of her powers [[PoisonousPerson with Kryptonite]].
-->--'''[[http://www.supermanhomepage.com/tv/tv.php?topic=reviews/smallville10-ep08 Julian Finn]]''' on ''{{Series/Smallville}}'', "Abandoned"

->But is {{ComicBook/Magneto}} really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his 'magnetic personality?'
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x07-sanctuary-part-2/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}, "Sanctuary, Part 2"

[[AC:Web Video]]

->'''Sailor Moon:''' Tiara! Use your lesbian trapper!
->''(Sailor Moon's tiara becomes larger and binds the MonsterOfTheWeek)''
->'''Luna:''' How the f*ck did you
do what our Stands can't even ah whatever..."''
-->--'''Jean Pierre Polnareff''', ''WebVideo/VaguelyRecallingJojo''
that?
->'''Sailor Moon:''' Hell if I know! This show makes no sense!
-->--''WebVideo/SailorMoonAbridged''



!!!RealLife
->''Resist the urge to use magic to solve problems unless you've already explained and shown that aspect of how the magic works. Don't give the heroes a new power [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands whenever they need one]], and be very careful about writing laws into your system just so that you can use them in a single particular situation."''
-->--'''Creator/BrandonSanderson''', ''[[http://brandonsanderson.com/article/40/Sandersons-First-Law Sanderson's First Law]]''

->{{Franchise/Superman}} had at least 150 powers, and the [{{WesternAnimation/Super Friends}}] writers were making up two or three more every episode. If a script called for it, Superman would leak paste out of his ears that can control the weather.
-->-- '''{{Creator/Seanbaby}}''', on [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/superman.htm Superman]]

->Tess. Just...everything about her. We saw this kind of thing all the time with Lana, where she became a utility character. Anytime you needed to throw a weird curveball into a season, just have Lana [[BodySurf possessed by a witch]] who is her [[IdenticalGrandson ancestor]] and is somehow [[IfJesusThenAliens connected to Krypton.]] Need to [[PutOnABus write her out]] of the series? Elevate her to superhero status but poison the source of her powers [[PoisonousPerson with Kryptonite]]. So far Tess has been Lex's [[TheDragon confidante]] and [[MeetTheNewBoss replacement]]...And now, in another ecstatically zany retcon, she's both [[EveryoneIsRelated Lex's sister]] and [[ComicBook/TheNewGods Big Barda]].
-->--'''[[http://www.supermanhomepage.com/tv/tv.php?topic=reviews/smallville10-ep08 Julian Finn]]''' on ''{{Series/Smallville}}'', "Abandoned"

->But is Magneto really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his '[[CharmPerson magnetic personality]]?'
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x07-sanctuary-part-2/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}, "Sanctuary, Part 2"


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->'''Katara:'''I guess... I ''always knew''.
->'''Sokka:''' [pissed off] Oh? Well, then thanks for all the first aid over the years]].
-->- On Katara's HealingHands, ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

->'''Cartman:''' Hold on you guys, I actually have another power: I can see into the future too, but ''better than Kyle''. Let me try it.\\
'''Kyle:''' God dammit, Cartman, you can't keep making up new powers!\\
'''Stan:''' Yeah dude, that's like the fifth power you've come up with!
-->'''''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''''', "Good Times With Weapons"

[[AC:ReaLife]]

->''If you could have any super power, what would it be?''
->"The 'my power beats your power' power."
-->'''Creator/JohnnyYongBosch''' on a Voice Actor question card.

->''Don't give the heroes a new power whenever they need one, and be very careful about writing laws into your system just so that you can use them in [[AssPull a single particular situation.]]"''
-->--'''Creator/BrandonSanderson''', ''[[http://brandonsanderson.com/article/40/Sandersons-First-Law Sanderson's First Law]]''

->Wha--? I'm genetically-engineered? I mean, I ''have been'' all this time? I was when was ''six?'' So I'm really [[Series/TheSixMillionDollarMan the Bionic Man]] and I've been playing this, like, loser for the last 3 years? It was one of those weird things that Tv did (does). "[[WheelOfDecisions Ahh, today you're 'genetically engineered']].''"''
-->--'''Siddig al-Fadil''' on ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''
26th Jul '15 9:07:12 PM johnnyfog
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!!!On works

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!!!On works!!!RealLife
->''Resist the urge to use magic to solve problems unless you've already explained and shown that aspect of how the magic works. Don't give the heroes a new power [[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands whenever they need one]], and be very careful about writing laws into your system just so that you can use them in a single particular situation."''
-->--'''Creator/BrandonSanderson''', ''[[http://brandonsanderson.com/article/40/Sandersons-First-Law Sanderson's First Law]]''
29th Apr '15 10:41:01 PM TSBasilisk
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->'''Krillin:''' Goku, did you just read my mind?\\
'''Goku:''' Yu-huh!\\
'''Krillin:''' But how could you-!\\
'''Goku:''' [[VoodooShark Muffin button]].\\
'''Krillin:''' ...[[FlatWhat What]]?
-->-- ''WebVideo/DragonballAbridged''

->'''Goku:''' By the way, I can teleport.\\
'''Krillin:''' [[FlatWhat ...What]]?\\
'''Goku:''' Yep! ''[teleports]'' Check it!
-->-- ''WebVideo/DragonballAbridged''
11th Apr '15 6:46:59 PM johnnyfog
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->''"{{Franchise/Superman}} had at least 150 powers, and the [{{WesternAnimation/Super Friends}}] writers were making up two or three more every episode. If a script called for it, Superman would leak paste out of his ears that can control the weather."''
-->-- {{Creator/Seanbaby}}, on [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/superman.htm Superman]]

->''"But is Magneto really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his '[[CharmPerson magnetic personality]]?'"''

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->''"{{Franchise/Superman}} ->{{Franchise/Superman}} had at least 150 powers, and the [{{WesternAnimation/Super Friends}}] writers were making up two or three more every episode. If a script called for it, Superman would leak paste out of his ears that can control the weather."''
weather.
-->-- {{Creator/Seanbaby}}, '''{{Creator/Seanbaby}}''', on [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/superman.htm Superman]]

->''"But ->Tess. Just...everything about her. We saw this kind of thing all the time with Lana, where she became a utility character. Anytime you needed to throw a weird curveball into a season, just have Lana [[BodySurf possessed by a witch]] who is her [[IdenticalGrandson ancestor]] and is somehow [[IfJesusThenAliens connected to Krypton.]] Need to [[PutOnABus write her out]] of the series? Elevate her to superhero status but poison the source of her powers [[PoisonousPerson with Kryptonite]]. So far Tess has been Lex's [[TheDragon confidante]] and [[MeetTheNewBoss replacement]]...And now, in another ecstatically zany retcon, she's both [[EveryoneIsRelated Lex's sister]] and [[ComicBook/TheNewGods Big Barda]].
-->--'''[[http://www.supermanhomepage.com/tv/tv.php?topic=reviews/smallville10-ep08 Julian Finn]]''' on ''{{Series/Smallville}}'', "Abandoned"

->But
is Magneto really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his '[[CharmPerson magnetic personality]]?'"''personality]]?'



->"Instead, we get [[spoiler:Aldritch Killian, an Ex-Nerd out for revenge after Tony skipped a meeting one time]], and his nameless henchmen with a confusing grab-bag of fire powers, like (sounding progressively more confused) glowing, getting hot, exploding, SuperStrength, [[HealingFactor regrowing limbs]], [[MagicPants flameproof clothes]], and... [[BreathWeapon shooting fire off their mouth]]?! They really made them up as they went along, huh?"

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->"Instead, we get [[spoiler:Aldritch ->...Aldritch Killian, an Ex-Nerd out for revenge after Tony skipped a meeting one time]], time, and his nameless henchmen with a confusing grab-bag of fire powers, like (sounding progressively more confused) glowing, getting hot, exploding, SuperStrength, [[HealingFactor regrowing limbs]], [[MagicPants flameproof clothes]], and... [[BreathWeapon shooting fire off their mouth]]?! mouth]]? They really made them up as they went along, huh?"huh?
25th Mar '15 1:46:12 AM Danietei
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->''"I have placed my soul inside the Millennium Puzzle, because apparently I can do that."''
-->--'''Florence''', ''WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries''
2nd Mar '15 6:58:45 PM Theokal3
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->"Instead, we get [[spoiler:Aldritch Killian, an Ex-Nerd out for revenge after Tony skipped a meeting one time]], and his nameless henchmen with a confusing grab-bag of fire powers, like (sounding progressively more confused) glowing, getting hot, exploding, SuperStrength, [[HealingFactor regrowing limbs]], [[MagicPants flameproof clothes]], and... [[BreathWeapon shooting fire off their mouth]]?! They really made them up as they went along, huh?"
-->--''WebVideo/HonestTrailers'' about ''Film/IronMan3''
25th Dec '14 4:37:27 PM Theokal3
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->''"Yes, my roses allow me to [turn invisible] as well... I won't lie to you, I am just as surprised about it as you are."''

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->''"Yes, my roses allow me to do this [turn invisible] as well... I won't lie to you, I am just as surprised about it as you are."''
12th Sep '14 2:44:07 PM johnnyfog
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!!!Fiction



->''"{{Franchise/Superman}} had at least 150 powers, and the [{{WesternAnimation/Super Friends}}] writers were making up two or three more every episode. If a script called for it, Superman would leak paste out of his ears that can control the weather."''
-->-- {{Creator/Seanbaby}}, on [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/superman.htm Superman]]

->''"But is Magneto really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his '[[CharmPerson magnetic personality]]?'"''
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x07-sanctuary-part-2/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}, "Sanctuary, Part 2"

->''"Has Chakotay always had some boxing fixation that I have completely missed or is this another made up on the spot character trait? He reveals a hidden knowledge (until now) of boxing scores and talks about the sport as though he practices all the time. Its hardly the same as, say, Worfís fighting programmes which would have made a better study for this kind of episode because we see him indulging all the time on both ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration TNG]]'' and ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine DS9]]''. If Chakotay really was a regular boxer wouldnít he be in better shape? ...Chakotay suddenly turning into [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]] on the bridge and throwing punches at Tuvok made me laugh my head off. [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs What are these writers on?]]"''
-->--'''[[http://docohobigfinish.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/voyager-season-five.html Doc Oho]]''' on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "The Fight"


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!!!On works
->''"{{Franchise/Superman}} had at least 150 powers, and the [{{WesternAnimation/Super Friends}}] writers were making up two or three more every episode. If a script called for it, Superman would leak paste out of his ears that can control the weather."''
-->-- {{Creator/Seanbaby}}, on [[http://www.seanbaby.com/superfriends/superman.htm Superman]]

->''"But is Magneto really dead? No. [[JokerImmunity Of course he isnít]]...'The Earthís magnetic field has healed me, as a mother nourishes her son!' and thatísÖ thatís got some really weird implications. Like, Magneto was essentially incorporeal the last time we saw him, and now heís back to normal. Is the implication here that Magneto is actually held together physically by magnetism? Is that one of those weird [[TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] things like how he used to be able to brainwash people with his '[[CharmPerson magnetic personality]]?'"''
-->--'''Chris Sims''' [[http://comicsalliance.com/the-x-men-episode-guide-4x07-sanctuary-part-2/ on]] ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}, "Sanctuary, Part 2"
7th Sep '14 10:54:13 PM johnnyfog
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->''"Has Chakotay always had some boxing fixation that I have completely missed or is this another made up on the spot character trait? He reveals a hidden knowledge (until now) of boxing scores and talks about the sport as though he practices all the time. Its hardly the same as, say, Worfís fighting programmes which would have made a better study for this kind of episode because we see him indulging all the time on both ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration TNG]]'' and ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine DS9]]''. If Chakotay really was a regular boxer wouldnít he be in better shape? ...Chakotay suddenly turning into [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]] on the bridge and throwing punches at Tuvok made me laugh my head off. [[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs What are these writers on?]]"''
-->--'''[[http://docohobigfinish.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/voyager-season-five.html Doc Oho]]''' on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "The Fight"




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