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* Everyone remembers how [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]] Figgins standing up to Sue for the Glee Clubs' sake was back in Sectionals. [[spoiler: By the time the actual finale rolls around, the situation repeats itself, only this time the roles are ''completely reversed'', with Sue saving the club from Figgins.]].

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* Everyone remembers how [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]] Figgins standing up to Sue for the Glee Clubs' sake was back in Sectionals. [[spoiler: By the time the actual finale rolls around, the situation repeats itself, only this time the roles are ''completely reversed'', with Sue saving the club from Figgins.]].



*** This comes back in Season 6 - [[spoiler:when Dave and Blaine break up because Blaine's still in love with Kurt and has finally realized it, Dave flat out tells him to just ''tell'' Kurt rather than singing it.]]

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*** This comes back in Season 6 - [[spoiler:when when Dave and Blaine break up because Blaine's still in love with Kurt and has finally realized it, Dave flat out tells him to just ''tell'' Kurt rather than singing it.]]



* A sad hybrid of brilliance and horror: After returning from New York, when Kurt and Blaine were sitting in the coffee shop and [[spoiler:Blaine tells Kurt he loves him, why does Kurt suddenly freeze and not freak out in true romantic fashion, as we would've expected from the boy who's ''finally'' found the perfect guy?]] When Kurt and Rachel finished singing [[Theatre/{{Wicked}} "For Good"]] earlier in the episode, [[spoiler:they decided that Broadway was their one true love.]]
** Um, not exactly? Watch the scene again; [[spoiler: ''Rachel'' says that she doesn't need to choose between Broadway and love because Broadway is her true love. Rachel is, in fact, the only one who says this.]] The only reason they were even on the stage was because Kurt brought them there so ''Rachel'' could work out what she really wants in life. She needed to make a choice between Finn and her career because she saw the two as mutually exclusive. Kurt, meanwhile, clearly stated that he'd talked about the future with Blaine and they wanted to be together in New York. It wasn't "Blaine ''or'' Broadway", it was "Blaine ''AND'' Broadway." So [[spoiler: why did Kurt "freeze" when Blaine said the magic three words]]? Let's break it down. He wasn't expecting something of that emotional magnitude seconds after he was nonchalantly describing how wonderful being able to go to New York was (would you?), plus he's an insecure teen who's been in love with Blaine for most of the season and was probably surprised to hear [[spoiler: that Blaine felt as strongly as he did and expressed it before Kurt did]], [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking plus he had a mouth full of coffee when Blaine said it]].

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* A sad hybrid of brilliance and horror: After returning from New York, when Kurt and Blaine were sitting in the coffee shop and [[spoiler:Blaine Blaine tells Kurt he loves him, why does Kurt suddenly freeze and not freak out in true romantic fashion, as we would've expected from the boy who's ''finally'' found the perfect guy?]] guy? When Kurt and Rachel finished singing [[Theatre/{{Wicked}} "For Good"]] earlier in the episode, [[spoiler:they they decided that Broadway was their one true love.]]
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** Um, not exactly? Watch the scene again; [[spoiler: ''Rachel'' says that she doesn't need to choose between Broadway and love because Broadway is her true love. Rachel is, in fact, the only one who says this.]] The only reason they were even on the stage was because Kurt brought them there so ''Rachel'' could work out what she really wants in life. She needed to make a choice between Finn and her career because she saw the two as mutually exclusive. Kurt, meanwhile, clearly stated that he'd talked about the future with Blaine and they wanted to be together in New York. It wasn't "Blaine ''or'' Broadway", it was "Blaine ''AND'' Broadway." So [[spoiler: why did Kurt "freeze" when Blaine said the magic three words]]? words? Let's break it down. He wasn't expecting something of that emotional magnitude seconds after he was nonchalantly describing how wonderful being able to go to New York was (would you?), plus he's an insecure teen who's been in love with Blaine for most of the season and was probably surprised to hear [[spoiler: that Blaine felt as strongly as he did and expressed it before Kurt did]], did, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking plus he had a mouth full of coffee when Blaine said it]].



* Santana being angry at Rachel in "New York" after [[spoiler:losing Nationals and not even placing in the top ten]], is understandable if you reread the lines she had in "Light up the world":

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* Santana being angry at Rachel in "New York" after [[spoiler:losing losing Nationals and not even placing in the top ten]], ten, is understandable if you reread the lines she had in "Light up the world":



* They practically sum up whole of the second-season-Santana's storylines and might even foreshadow her season three storylines. The girl poured out her heart on stage, finally telling what was/is bothering her - remember, they wrote the song herself - and ends up [[spoiler: losing Nationals - and loosing it HARD]]. Who wouldn't be mad? And seeing as she is not the person to blame herself, or the whole Glee Club, who does she end up blaming? Rachel, who is already the black sheep but WAS [[spoiler: kissed by Finn]] and did not start out.

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* They practically sum up whole of the second-season-Santana's storylines and might even foreshadow her season three storylines. The girl poured out her heart on stage, finally telling what was/is bothering her - remember, they wrote the song herself - and ends up [[spoiler: losing Nationals - and loosing losing it HARD]]. HARD. Who wouldn't be mad? And seeing as she is not the person to blame herself, or the whole Glee Club, who does she end up blaming? Rachel, who is already the black sheep but WAS [[spoiler: kissed by Finn]] Finn and did not start out.



* The episode title "On My Way" has multiple meanings- 1) Rachel and Finn getting married, 2) Quinn's life getting back on track, and 3) the text Quinn sends to Rachel right before [[spoiler: she gets into a car accident.]]

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* The episode title "On My Way" has multiple meanings- 1) Rachel and Finn getting married, 2) Quinn's life getting back on track, and 3) the text Quinn sends to Rachel right before [[spoiler: she gets into a car accident.]]



* Another easy to miss lyric one - Kurt and Blaine have always been associated with the song Teenage Dream by Katy Perry. Not included in the episode that it's performed in is the lyric "I finally found you, my missing puzzle piece. I'm complete." [[spoiler: Up until The Break-Up, Kurt and Blaine were one of the [[OfficialCouple official couples]] so this made sense. And then after Blaine admits to [[YourCheatingHeart cheating on Kurt]], The Scientist by Coldplay is performed, and Kurt gets the line "I was just guessing at numbers and figures, pulling the puzzle apart," a nice, subtle lyrical tie in to their relationship's (granted not confirmed, as even Blaine doesn't know where they stand in-universe officially, but most likely) end.]]
** Think about Brittany's line in The Scientist: "questions of science, science and progress don't speak as loud as my heart". [[spoiler: She's going to be sent to MIT to be a math monkey. Here she's saying that she doesn't care about education more than emotions, and "The Break-Up", tragically, prevents her from having to choose between her love for Santana and the elation that somehow she's got into University. Later the lyrics come into play again, when she does choose Santana over math in "100/New Directions" because she's got into university and she's proud of that, Santana proud too, but doesn't want to do math. And certainly not more than Santana.]]

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* Another easy to miss lyric one - Kurt and Blaine have always been associated with the song Teenage Dream by Katy Perry. Not included in the episode that it's performed in is the lyric "I finally found you, my missing puzzle piece. I'm complete." [[spoiler: Up until The Break-Up, Kurt and Blaine were one of the [[OfficialCouple official couples]] so this made sense. And then after Blaine admits to [[YourCheatingHeart cheating on Kurt]], The Scientist by Coldplay is performed, and Kurt gets the line "I was just guessing at numbers and figures, pulling the puzzle apart," a nice, subtle lyrical tie in to their relationship's (granted not confirmed, as even Blaine doesn't know where they stand in-universe officially, but most likely) end.]]

** Think about Brittany's line in The Scientist: "questions of science, science and progress don't speak as loud as my heart". [[spoiler: She's going to be sent to MIT to be a math monkey. Here she's saying that she doesn't care about education more than emotions, and "The Break-Up", tragically, prevents her from having to choose between her love for Santana and the elation that somehow she's got into University. Later the lyrics come into play again, when she does choose Santana over math in "100/New Directions" because she's got into university and she's proud of that, Santana proud too, but doesn't want to do math. And certainly not more than Santana.]]



* Sam [[spoiler: being poor and homeless]] is allegorical for the US (Uncle ''Sam'') falling deep into recession. The moral? Support your friends through the hard times, America!

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* Sam [[spoiler: being poor and homeless]] homeless is allegorical for the US (Uncle ''Sam'') falling deep into recession. The moral? Support your friends through the hard times, America!

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*** A lot of people who dye their hair blonde get it done by getting full head of foil highlights; this method is safe during pregnancy as the dye doesn't touch the scalp.


* Everyone remembers how [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] Figgins standing up to Sue for the Glee Clubs' sake was back in Sectionals. [[spoiler: By the time the actual finale rolls around, the situation repeats itself, only this time the roles are ''completely reversed'', with Sue saving the club from Figgins.]].

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* Everyone remembers how [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome awesome]] Figgins standing up to Sue for the Glee Clubs' sake was back in Sectionals. [[spoiler: By the time the actual finale rolls around, the situation repeats itself, only this time the roles are ''completely reversed'', with Sue saving the club from Figgins.]].



* While reading comments for a review of the first episode of the second half of season one of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' there was one that said "''Glee'' is an upbeat show about terrible people." And suddenly why the show was so jarring to me became clear, it's not that she was unused to GrayAndGreyMorality but that she had never seen a show where it was treated like sunlight and sugar. All the characters are manipulative or stupid or both or at least seemingly dumb enough to be let off being horrible to other people by the fandom. And yet this show attempts a CrowningMomentOfHeartWarming an episode. She actually feels more at peace with the show now.

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* While reading comments for a review of the first episode of the second half of season one of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' there was one that said "''Glee'' is an upbeat show about terrible people." And suddenly why the show was so jarring to me became clear, it's not that she was unused to GrayAndGreyMorality but that she had never seen a show where it was treated like sunlight and sugar. All the characters are manipulative or stupid or both or at least seemingly dumb enough to be let off being horrible to other people by the fandom. And yet this show attempts a CrowningMomentOfHeartWarming SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming Moment|s}} an episode. She actually feels more at peace with the show now.


* Quinn saying (that in acting) she would get all the parts where the girl cries. Initially you'd think it's because Quinn goes into histrionics, but apart from when she was hyped on baby hormones, she hasn't cried (unlike, say, Santana or Tina). The FridgeBrilliance? DiannaAgron is renowned in Hollywood for her ability to precisely and believably cry on demand.

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* Quinn saying (that in acting) she would get all the parts where the girl cries. Initially you'd think it's because Quinn goes into histrionics, but apart from when she was hyped on baby hormones, she hasn't cried (unlike, say, Santana or Tina). The FridgeBrilliance? DiannaAgron Creator/DiannaAgron is renowned in Hollywood for her ability to precisely and believably cry on demand.


** Logical fallacy. Within the show universe, Shelby and April are real people, not fictional characters played on a TV show by Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, so the fact that Shelby and April exist does ''not'' have to mean that Idina and Kristin don't.


** Less to do with that, but Kurt's actually getting elected - potentially mildly foreshadowed in the recent Music/LadyGaga episode, when they gave him the "Don't be a drag, just be a queen" line. And this may be reaching, but when she first decided to run for Prom Queen, Lauren called Quinn a "sized two teenage dream." Now, what song did Blaine first sing when he met Kurt? Teenage Dream by KatyPerry. And who ended up doing the King and Queen dance at Prom? Blaine and Kurt. Writers - take notes - this is how you subtly foreshadow!

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** Less to do with that, but Kurt's actually getting elected - potentially mildly foreshadowed in the recent Music/LadyGaga episode, when they gave him the "Don't be a drag, just be a queen" line. And this may be reaching, but when she first decided to run for Prom Queen, Lauren called Quinn a "sized two teenage dream." Now, what song did Blaine first sing when he met Kurt? Teenage Dream "Teenage Dream" by KatyPerry.Music/KatyPerry. And who ended up doing the King and Queen dance at Prom? Blaine and Kurt. Writers - take notes - this is how you subtly foreshadow!



* The meta reason for the Blaine/Rachel kiss and the ensuing drama is KatyPerry. ''I kissed a girl and liked it / hope my boyfriend won't mind it...''

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* The meta reason for the Blaine/Rachel kiss and the ensuing drama is KatyPerry.Music/KatyPerry. ''I kissed a girl and liked it / hope my boyfriend won't mind it...''


* When Amber Riley performed for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for Christmas 2017, she did the Glee arrangement of "Somebody to Love".



* When Amber Riley performed for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for Christmas 2017, she did the Glee arrangement of "Somebody to Love".

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* When Amber Riley performed for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for Christmas 2017, she did the Glee arrangement of "Somebody to Love".


* I can't remember the exact episode, but Kurt visits [=McKinley=] one day, noting that he "waited for Karofsky to leave" before showing up. In layman's terms, he stalked Karofsky to avoid Karofsky. Made even funnier by the fact that Karofsky is apparently stalking Kurt in "The Sue Sylvester Shuffle". [[SayonaraZetsubouSensei It's a chain of stalkers!]]

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* I can't remember the exact episode, but Kurt visits [=McKinley=] one day, noting that he "waited for Karofsky to leave" before showing up. In layman's terms, he stalked Karofsky to avoid Karofsky. Made even funnier by the fact that Karofsky is apparently stalking Kurt in "The Sue Sylvester Shuffle". [[SayonaraZetsubouSensei [[Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei It's a chain of stalkers!]]


* In the episode "A Night of Neglect", Rachel describes herself as a neglected artist. She is, in fact, the least neglected artist on the show—and this is the first episode ever in which she doesn't sing at all. - [=StrangenessAndCharm=]

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* In the episode "A Night of Neglect", Rachel describes herself as a neglected artist. She is, in fact, the least neglected artist on the show—and this is the first episode ever in which she doesn't sing at all. - [=StrangenessAndCharm=]



* At the beginning of "Britney/Brittany", Brittany gives a little speech about how, due to her similar name, she has been constantly living in the shadow of Britney Spears, and how she doesn't want to do a Spears song. Mr. Shue decides to adhere to the request. Who does he start talking about immediately after? [[Film/OfficeSpace Michael Bolton]]. --{{Tropers/Wackd}}

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* At the beginning of "Britney/Brittany", Brittany gives a little speech about how, due to her similar name, she has been constantly living in the shadow of Britney Spears, and how she doesn't want to do a Spears song. Mr. Shue decides to adhere to the request. Who does he start talking about immediately after? [[Film/OfficeSpace Michael Bolton]]. --{{Tropers/Wackd}}



* Quinn feeling Joe's erection against her leg during her physical therapy could be seen as a very creative to show that she was regaining feeling before her eventual recovery

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* Quinn feeling Joe's erection against her leg during her physical therapy could be seen as a very creative to show that she was regaining feeling before her eventual recoveryrecovery.


* In "Mattress" we're treated to a brief montage of Rachel in the yearbook photos of a number or groups, including the Black Student Union. It was just funny at first, but then I remembered that one of her fathers is black, and she claims to have no idea which is her biological father. - Jaime Kordek.

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* In "Mattress" we're treated to a brief montage of Rachel in the yearbook photos of a number or groups, including the Black Student Union. It was just funny at first, but then I remembered that one of her fathers is black, and she claims to have no idea which is her biological father. - Jaime Kordek.



* The credit needs to go to whoever noticed it first on the main ''Series/{{Glee}}'' page, but what is the only song in "Britney/Brittany" that isn't originally by Britney Spears? Why, it's... "The Only Exception". Wow. - Doxievee

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* The credit needs to go to whoever noticed it first on the main ''Series/{{Glee}}'' page, but what is the only song in "Britney/Brittany" that isn't originally by Britney Spears? Why, it's... "The Only Exception". Wow. - Doxievee


* While reading comments for a review of the first episode of the second half of season one of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' there was one that said "''Glee'' is an upbeat show about terrible people." And suddenly why the show was so jarring to me became clear, it's not that she was unused to GrayAndGreyMorality but that she had never seen a show where it was treated like sunlight and sugar. All the characters are manipulative or stupid or both or at least seemingly dumb enough to be let off being horrible to other people by the fandom. And yet this show attempts a CrowningMomentOfHeartWarming an episode. She actually feels more at peace with the show now. - Miz.
** That's what I found brilliant about the show, personally. In shows portraying high school, it tends to be either "The nerds are beautiful people and the popular kids are total tools" or "the popular kids are sparkly and the nerds are creepy loners." With ''Series/{{Glee}}'', however, it's essentially "everyone is a douche and/or kind of stupid in high school, but that's normal." Which is kind of true. That (along with other clues) leads to why Mr. Schuester, while a decent guy, is so incredibly clueless and immature; ''he never mentally left high school''. -Simplefaith
** ''Much'' more specific bit of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' Fridge Brilliance: in ''Dreams'', after Artie's Safety Dance FlashMob scene is shown to be AllJustADream, Tina brings him a hot pretzel. It being ''specifically'' a hot pretzel is the brilliance - mall food courts tend to be in a prime location on the main level. Auntie Anne's seems to prefer locations well away from the food court, so it makes sense that in ''this'' mall it (or a WritingAroundTrademarks version) would be on an upper level away from the elevators or otherwise inconveniently placed for wheelchair access. They have someone who thinks like an internet nitpicker!- {{Tropers/Nlpnt}}

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* While reading comments for a review of the first episode of the second half of season one of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' there was one that said "''Glee'' is an upbeat show about terrible people." And suddenly why the show was so jarring to me became clear, it's not that she was unused to GrayAndGreyMorality but that she had never seen a show where it was treated like sunlight and sugar. All the characters are manipulative or stupid or both or at least seemingly dumb enough to be let off being horrible to other people by the fandom. And yet this show attempts a CrowningMomentOfHeartWarming an episode. She actually feels more at peace with the show now. - Miz.
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** That's what I found brilliant about the show, personally. In shows portraying high school, it tends to be either "The nerds are beautiful people and the popular kids are total tools" or "the popular kids are sparkly and the nerds are creepy loners." With ''Series/{{Glee}}'', however, it's essentially "everyone is a douche and/or kind of stupid in high school, but that's normal." Which is kind of true. That (along with other clues) leads to why Mr. Schuester, while a decent guy, is so incredibly clueless and immature; ''he never mentally left high school''. -Simplefaith
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** ''Much'' more specific bit of ''Series/{{Glee}}'' Fridge Brilliance: in ''Dreams'', after Artie's Safety Dance FlashMob scene is shown to be AllJustADream, Tina brings him a hot pretzel. It being ''specifically'' a hot pretzel is the brilliance - mall food courts tend to be in a prime location on the main level. Auntie Anne's seems to prefer locations well away from the food court, so it makes sense that in ''this'' mall it (or a WritingAroundTrademarks version) would be on an upper level away from the elevators or otherwise inconveniently placed for wheelchair access. They have someone who thinks like an internet nitpicker!- {{Tropers/Nlpnt}}



** Puck keeps calling himself a stud, and he totally is. Because you know what studs are for: ''breeding''. animeHrmIne

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** Puck keeps calling himself a stud, and he totally is. Because you know what studs are for: ''breeding''. animeHrmIne


*** OP: Yeah, I believe they do (even though I'm all up for Pezberry). But her relationship with Brittany WAS her main storyline. Down here is part of this fridge brilliance, though.

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*** OP: Yeah, I believe they do (even though I'm all up for Pezberry). But her relationship with Brittany WAS her main storyline. Down here is part of this fridge brilliance, though.


** Looking at lyrics from the episod where the LoveEpiphany happens - the Warblers do Misery by Music/Maroon5, which contains the line, "It's not that I didn't care, it's that I didn't know, it's not what I didn't feel, it's what I didn't show." Perfect choice for the guy who's been [[LoveEpiphany looking for Kurt forever and is just realizing it]], no?

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** Looking at lyrics from the episod episode where the LoveEpiphany happens - the Warblers do Misery by Music/Maroon5, which contains the line, "It's not that I didn't care, it's that I didn't know, it's not what I didn't feel, it's what I didn't show." Perfect choice for the guy who's been [[LoveEpiphany looking for Kurt forever and is just realizing it]], no?



** OP: *claps* Thats brilliant!


* Everyone remembers how [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] Figgins standing up to Sue for the Glee Clubs' sake was back in Sectionals. [[spoiler: By the time the actual finale rolls around, the situation repeats itself, only this time the roles are ''completely reversed'', with Sue saving the club from Figgins.]]. -{{Tropers/Tal9922}}
* In "Dance With Somebody", Brittany says that in her dreams Quinn can still dance and that she can "fly and breath fire". Like... a dragon. Brittany sees Quinn, firstly, as she was before the crash, and also as a dragon, so before the crash that made her more sympathetic she was - to [[TheDitz Brittany]], at least - TheDragon.

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* Everyone remembers how [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome awesome]] Figgins standing up to Sue for the Glee Clubs' sake was back in Sectionals. [[spoiler: By the time the actual finale rolls around, the situation repeats itself, only this time the roles are ''completely reversed'', with Sue saving the club from Figgins.]]. -{{Tropers/Tal9922}}
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* In "Dance With Somebody", Brittany says that in her dreams Quinn can still dance and that she can "fly and breath breathe fire". Like... a dragon. Brittany sees Quinn, firstly, as she was before the crash, and also as a dragon, so before the crash that made her more sympathetic she was - to [[TheDitz Brittany]], at least - TheDragon.

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