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*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon.]]

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*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon. Several fans have stated it was an in-universe fan fiction written by the characters.]]


*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon. Which is precisely why so many people have just declared "didn't happen" on it. Not to mention, that even in the "flashback" portions of it, let alone the "future", the characters do not even remotely act like themselves. This troper has seen a fan-made comic showing that scene, with the group then saying "Discord, you need to stop writing fanfiction, you're terrible at it."]]

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*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon. Which is precisely why so many people have just declared "didn't happen" on it. Not to mention, that even in the "flashback" portions of it, let alone the "future", the characters do not even remotely act like themselves. This troper has seen a fan-made comic showing that scene, with the group then saying "Discord, you need to stop writing fanfiction, you're terrible at it."]]]]


*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon. Which is precisely why so many people have just declared "didn't happen" on it. Not to mention, that even in the "flashback" portions of it, the characters do not even remotely act like themselves.]]

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*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon. Which is precisely why so many people have just declared "didn't happen" on it. Not to mention, that even in the "flashback" portions of it, let alone the "future", the characters do not even remotely act like themselves.]]themselves. This troper has seen a fan-made comic showing that scene, with the group then saying "Discord, you need to stop writing fanfiction, you're terrible at it."]]


*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon.]]

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*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon. Which is precisely why so many people have just declared "didn't happen" on it. Not to mention, that even in the "flashback" portions of it, the characters do not even remotely act like themselves.]]


* According to the '''entire universe''', the last 23 seasons of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' '''never existed'''.

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* According to the '''entire universe''', the last 23 seasons of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' '''never existed'''.''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':


** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[{{Flanderization}} poor characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].

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** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[{{Flanderization}} poor characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].pulls]]:
*** The twist that [[spoiler: "Grogar" was in fact Discord the whole time, as many viewed this as a waste of a character from Generation 1 and/or because of the idea that Discord would be stupid enough to free two villains, revive one, (attempt to) unite them and on top of that not expect the villains to backstab him. Some fans would have been happy with the twist had he been trying to reform the villains the same way he'd been reformed.]]
*** [[spoiler: Cozy Glow receiving the same [[TakenForGranite punishment]] as Chrysalis and Tirek, as some feel she did not deserve it on the grounds of being a child.]]
*** [[spoiler: The DistantFinale for failing to confirm or sinking ships and limiting how any future works, fan and canon, can progress due to a number of characters' future careers and/or that they have been SavedByCanon.]]


** Some fans choose to believe that only the first two seasons count as canon, due to the creators' admission that the seasons that came later involved a lot of ExecutiveMeddling and WritingByTheSeatOfTheirPants.

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** Some fans choose to believe that only the first two seasons count as canon, due to the creators' admission that the seasons that came later involved a lot of ExecutiveMeddling and WritingByTheSeatOfTheirPants.[[WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants writing by the seat of their pants]].


%%** [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed later on]], though.


** Quite a few fans of the DCAU like to think of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' (specifically, ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker Return of the Joker]]'') and its SpinOff ''WesternAnimation/TheZetaProject'' as an alternate future rather than the canon one, as they don't want to live with the knowledge that Tim Drake will be [[spoiler:so [[BreakTheCutie brutally tortured]] and {{Mind Rape}}d]] that it takes [[spoiler:him the next couple of years to fully recover]], essentially making the entire history of the DCAU Bat-family [[spoiler:a case of ShootTheShaggyDog]]. Considering [[TraumaCongaLine what DC is doing to Tim in the comics]]? It almost makes anything SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker does to him look ''tame''. There are also people who just don't want to think of Bruce Wayne as a withered-looking old man or anyone else running around in the Batsuit.

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** Quite a few fans of the DCAU like to think of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'' (specifically, ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker Return of the Joker]]'') and its SpinOff ''WesternAnimation/TheZetaProject'' as an alternate future rather than the canon one, as they don't want to live with the knowledge that Tim Drake will be [[spoiler:so [[BreakTheCutie brutally tortured]] and {{Mind Rape}}d]] that it takes [[spoiler:him the next couple of years to fully recover]], essentially making the entire history of the DCAU Bat-family [[spoiler:a case of ShootTheShaggyDog]]. Considering [[TraumaCongaLine what DC is doing to Tim in the comics]]? It almost makes anything SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker the Joker does to him look ''tame''. There are also people who just don't want to think of Bruce Wayne as a withered-looking old man or anyone else running around in the Batsuit.


** Fans have a [[{{fanon}} tendency]] to depict Luan as lesbian, but [[NoBisexuals rarely ever bisexual]]. In canon, she's only been depicted liking boys. Said boys get quietly ignored by fans in [[FanPreferredCouple exchange for]] [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Maggie]].

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** Fans have a [[{{fanon}} tendency]] to depict Luan as lesbian, but [[NoBisexuals rarely ever bisexual]]. In canon, she's only been depicted liking boys. Said boys get quietly ignored by fans in [[FanPreferredCouple exchange for]] [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight for Maggie]].



** The Games Animation episodes get this within the original series. Aside from Ren [[TookALevelInJerkass becoming more of a jerk]], there's also weaker animation than in the Spumco episodes, and the fact that Creator/JohnKricfalusi [[OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight had no involvement in their creation]]. [[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] [[VindicatedByHistory later on]], though.

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** The Games Animation episodes get this within the original series. Aside from Ren [[TookALevelInJerkass becoming more of a jerk]], there's also weaker animation than in the Spumco episodes, and the fact that Creator/JohnKricfalusi [[OnlyTheCreatorDoesItRight had no involvement in their creation]]. creation]].
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[[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]] [[VindicatedByHistory Downplayed later on]], though.



** The "purist" or "Originalist" contingent of the fandom like to ignore all episodes produced without any creative input from Creator/LaurenFaust. The cut-off here is one of two places: either after "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E1TheReturnOfHarmonyPart1 Return]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E2TheReturnOfHarmonyPart2 of Harmony]]" (the final episode Lauren directly supervised from start to finish), or after "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E13HearthsWarmingEve Hearth's-Warming Eve]]" (the final script Lauren personally approved).[[note]][[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E11FamilyAppreciationDay "Family Appreciation Day"]] and [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E12BabyCakes "Baby Cakes"]] both aired after HWE, but came earlier in production, meaning Lauren approved the final scripts for those too.[[/note]] Still others accept all of the first two seasons (a few of its episodes grudgingly), but ignore everything from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E1TheCrystalEmpirePart1 "The Crystal Empire"]] onwards due to it and all future episodes having absolutely no involvement from either Lauren or original head writer Rob Renzetti. Even some episodes Lauren ''did'' work on receive this treatment due to being unpopular, like [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E15FeelingPinkieKeen "Feeling Pinkie Keen"]] or [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E21OverABarrel "Over A Barrel"]]. Either way, this group pretty much ignores ''over 80 percent of the series''.

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** The "purist" or "Originalist" contingent of the fandom like to ignore all episodes produced without any creative input from Creator/LaurenFaust. The cut-off here is one of two places: either after "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E1TheReturnOfHarmonyPart1 Return]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E2TheReturnOfHarmonyPart2 "Return of Harmony]]" Harmony" (the final episode Lauren directly supervised from start to finish), or after "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E13HearthsWarmingEve Hearth's-Warming Eve]]" (the final script Lauren personally approved).[[note]][[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E11FamilyAppreciationDay "Family Appreciation Day"]] and [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E12BabyCakes "Baby Cakes"]] both aired after HWE, but came earlier in production, meaning Lauren approved the final scripts for those too.[[/note]] Still others accept all of the first two seasons (a few of its episodes grudgingly), but ignore everything from [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E1TheCrystalEmpirePart1 "The Crystal Empire"]] onwards due to it and all future episodes having absolutely no involvement from either Lauren or original head writer Rob Renzetti. Even some episodes Lauren ''did'' work on receive this treatment due to being unpopular, like [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E15FeelingPinkieKeen "Feeling Pinkie Keen"]] or [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E21OverABarrel "Over A Barrel"]]. Either way, this group pretty much ignores ''over 80 percent of the series''.



** Fans of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E4DaringDont all the]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E14StrangerThanFanFiction Daring Do]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E17DaringDone adventures]] have decided that the last Daring Do epsiode, "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E21DaringDoubt Daring Doubt]]", never happened [[spoiler: due to the [[AssPull weak twist]] that retroactively made Daring Do [[EvilAllAlong the bad guy all along]] despite the fact that the ''true'' villains, [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic who the audience is supposed to sympathize with now]], tried to murder her and ruin her reputation on many occasions without even considering the idea of actually talking to her]].

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** Fans of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E4DaringDont all the]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E14StrangerThanFanFiction then Daring Do]] [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS7E17DaringDone adventures]] Do adventures have decided that the last Daring Do epsiode, "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS9E21DaringDoubt Daring Doubt]]", never happened [[spoiler: due to the [[AssPull weak twist]] that retroactively made Daring Do [[EvilAllAlong the bad guy all along]] despite the fact that the ''true'' villains, [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic who the audience is supposed to sympathize with now]], tried to murder her and ruin her reputation on many occasions without even considering the idea of actually talking to her]].



** Unsurprisingly, the [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls2016 2016 reboot]], known for a full ArtShift, error-prone animation, almost zero involvement from its original cast and crew (including recast voices for the three girls), and [[TotallyRadical many, many]] [[WereStillRelevantDammit fumbling attempts to be current]], has not gained much of a foothold with hardcore fans of the original, although it has its fans among the younger generation.

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** Unsurprisingly, the [[WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls2016 2016 reboot]], known for a full ArtShift, error-prone animation, almost zero involvement from its original cast and crew (including recast voices for the three girls), and [[TotallyRadical many, many]] [[WereStillRelevantDammit many, many fumbling attempts to be current]], has not gained much of a foothold with hardcore fans of the original, although it has its fans among the younger generation.



* Loyal ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutron'' fans have despised ''WesternAnimation/PlanetSheen'' and wish it never happened while wondering why Jimmy Neutron wasn't just given a new season. Poor animation, lack of originality and rampant bad acting are commonly cited reasons by fans to stay away from the spin off. The fallout was so great that the ratings took a drastic landslide following its premiere, resulting in the series being ''[[TheFireflyEffect aired out]] [[ScrewedByTheNetwork of order]]'' and then moved from Nickelodeon to Nicktoons. Eventually Nickelodeon said "Screw it" and canceled the series without announcement, leaving the series to end on a sad note of [[AbortedArc Sheen never returning to Earth]].

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* Loyal ''WesternAnimation/JimmyNeutron'' fans have despised ''WesternAnimation/PlanetSheen'' and wish it never happened while wondering why Jimmy Neutron wasn't just given a new season. Poor animation, lack of originality and rampant bad acting are commonly cited reasons by fans to stay away from the spin off. The fallout was so great that the ratings took a drastic landslide following its premiere, resulting in the series being ''[[TheFireflyEffect aired out]] [[ScrewedByTheNetwork out of order]]'' and then moved from Nickelodeon to Nicktoons. Eventually Nickelodeon said "Screw it" and canceled the series without announcement, leaving the series to end on a sad note of [[AbortedArc Sheen never returning to Earth]].



** To a lesser extent, [[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS2E17ProcrastinationImWithStupid "I'm With Stupid",]] [[Recap/SpongebobSquarepantsS3E14TheGreatSnailRaceMidLifeCrustacean "The Great Snail Race"]] and [[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS3E11PartyPooperPants "Party Pooper Pants"]] are considered the worst episodes in the pre-Movie era. The first involves Patrick berating [=SpongeBob=] - who initially pretended to act this way to make Patrick seem smarter to his parents - and ultimately [[KarmaHoudini getting away with it]]. The second has [=SpongeBob=] training Gary to the point of exhaustion just so he could win a race. The third is disliked for having [=SpongeBob=] [[TookALevelInJerkass take a level in Jerkass]], and the Patchy segments are considered {{Filler}} to an episode that otherwise could have been a typical 11 minutes.

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** To a lesser extent, [[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS2E17ProcrastinationImWithStupid "I'm With Stupid",]] Stupid"]], [[Recap/SpongebobSquarepantsS3E14TheGreatSnailRaceMidLifeCrustacean "The Great Snail Race"]] and [[Recap/SpongeBobSquarePantsS3E11PartyPooperPants "Party Pooper Pants"]] are considered the worst episodes in the pre-Movie era. The first involves Patrick berating [=SpongeBob=] - who initially pretended to act this way to make Patrick seem smarter to his parents - and ultimately [[KarmaHoudini getting away with it]]. The second has [=SpongeBob=] training Gary to the point of exhaustion just so he could win a race. The third is disliked for having [=SpongeBob=] [[TookALevelInJerkass take a level in Jerkass]], and the Patchy segments are considered {{Filler}} to an episode that otherwise could have been a typical 11 minutes.


** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[OutOfCharacter poor]] [[{{Flanderization}} characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].

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** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[OutOfCharacter poor]] [[{{Flanderization}} poor characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].


** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[{{Flanderization}} poor characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].

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** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[OutOfCharacter poor]] [[{{Flanderization}} poor characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].


* ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'': Season 4 has been subjected to this by a good number of fans due to characters being [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] and/or coming off as UnintentionallyUnsympathetic, character arcs being created then abruptly dropped, plot holes that contradict information from previous seasons/supplementary material that are never explained or brought up again, constantly shifting focus from the MythArc to [[RomanticPlotTumor shipping drama]], an underwhelming BigBad, and an unsatisfying series finale that [[EsotericHappyEnding raised more problems than solutions]].
** Similar complaints about poor character behavior and mismanagement of the romantic subplot exist with much of season three as well, with it actually being far more likely to stumble across a fan that calls discontinuity on everything after "Battle for Mewni", rather than one who only dislikes the final season.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'': ''WesternAnimation/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'':
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Season 4 has been subjected to this by a good number of fans due to characters being [[{{Flanderization}} Flanderized]] and/or coming off as UnintentionallyUnsympathetic, character arcs being created then abruptly dropped, plot holes that contradict information from previous seasons/supplementary material that are never explained or brought up again, constantly shifting focus from the MythArc to [[RomanticPlotTumor shipping drama]], an underwhelming BigBad, and an unsatisfying series finale that [[EsotericHappyEnding raised more problems than solutions]].
** Similar complaints about poor character behavior and mismanagement Season 3 is more of a BrokenBase case but still has enough fans who counted as this, with many of the romantic subplot exist with much events of season three as well, with it actually the Season being far controversial and [[RomanticPlotTumor ship tease]] becoming more likely to stumble across a fan prominent that calls discontinuity on the main plot, fan favorites becoming less prominent (Janna or Buff Frog for example) or , swithching the focus from Earth to Mewni and a lot of other complaints, has lead to many fans to discount everything after "Battle The Battle For Mewni.
** Some fans who didn't like the ending but still want some conclusion
for Mewni", rather than one Eclipsa and Globgor story like to discount everything after ''Cornotation'' and episodes who only dislikes foreshadow the events of the final season.arc (like ''Ghost of the Buttefly Castle'' or ''Junkin' Janna'') or episodes who stablish plot points that didn't go nowhere (like ''A Spell with No Name'' or ''Surviving the Spiderbites''), it helps a lot that beyond one final shot of Mina's Crow, the special is quite conclusive of the main Arc of the season and ends in more happier and less problematic final note.
**Many fans of the show like to pretend that the events of ''Lake House Fever'' didn't happen because it make look Star way too [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic unsympathetic]] even by the biggest Star apologist.


** However, according to most fans, ''[[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpyAdultPartyCartoon Adult Party Cartoon]]'' '''legit shouldn’t work in canon'''. It's rather despised for turning the BlackComedy and VulgarHumor of the original [[UpToEleven far beyond eleven]] to the point that it crosses lines that were previously thought to be theoretical, becoming completely disturbing in the process. You know it's bad when even the Games Animation episodes from the original show (which are often disliked by fans due to making Ren more of a {{jerk|ass}} than he already was) are considered masterpieces when compared to ''Adult Party Cartoon''. ''[[Recap/RenandStimpyAPC1x02RenSeeksHelp Ren Seeks Help]]'' ''especially'' gets this due to the large amounts of NightmareFuel on top of the previously mentioned issues.

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** However, according to most fans, ''[[WesternAnimation/RenAndStimpyAdultPartyCartoon Adult Party Cartoon]]'' also gets this, but according to most fans, it '''legit shouldn’t work in canon'''. It's rather despised for turning the BlackComedy and VulgarHumor of the original [[UpToEleven far beyond eleven]] to the point that it crosses lines that were previously thought to be theoretical, becoming completely disturbing in the process. You know it's bad when even the Games Animation episodes from the original show (which are often disliked by fans due to making Ren more of a {{jerk|ass}} than he already was) are considered masterpieces when compared to ''Adult Party Cartoon''. ''[[Recap/RenandStimpyAPC1x02RenSeeksHelp Ren Seeks Help]]'' ''especially'' gets this due to the large amounts of NightmareFuel on top of the previously mentioned issues.


** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[OutOfCharacter poor]] [[{{Flanderization}} characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].

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** A significant number of fans have done this with the last episode, and to a very slightly lesser but still large extent season 9 as a whole, basically declaring the entire season didn't happen, due to the huge number of [[OutOfCharacter poor]] [[{{Flanderization}} poor characterization]], [[IdiotPlot contrivances]] and [[AssPull ass pulls]].

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