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** Before she makes her offer of free work, Charlie's first proposal is to make a deal that if she can get the car to start, she can keep it, though Hank dismisses this offer because "that's not a deal, thay's [her] taking [his] car". Bear in mind that Bumblebee appears to be a trashed, water-damaged junker that's barely held together. Despite that though, Hank never had any doubt that [[WrenchWench Charlie]] could get him up and running if she tried, which shows a great deal of pride in her abilities.

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** Before she makes her offer of free work, Charlie's first proposal is to make a deal that if she can get the car to start, she can keep it, though Hank dismisses this offer because "that's not a deal, thay's that's [her] taking [his] car". Bear in mind that Bumblebee appears to be a trashed, water-damaged junker that's barely held together. Despite that though, Hank never had any doubt that [[WrenchWench Charlie]] could get him up and running if she tried, which shows a great deal of pride in her abilities.


** Before she makes her offer of free work, Charlie's first proposal is to make a deal that if she can get the car to start, she can keep it, though Hank dismisses this offer because "that's not a deal, thay's [her] taking [his] car". Bare-in-mind that Bumblebee appears to be a trashed, water-damaged junker that's barely held together. Despite that though, Hank never had any doubt that [[WrenchWench Charlie]] could get him up and running if she tried, which shows a great deal of pride in her abilities.

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** Before she makes her offer of free work, Charlie's first proposal is to make a deal that if she can get the car to start, she can keep it, though Hank dismisses this offer because "that's not a deal, thay's [her] taking [his] car". Bare-in-mind Bear in mind that Bumblebee appears to be a trashed, water-damaged junker that's barely held together. Despite that though, Hank never had any doubt that [[WrenchWench Charlie]] could get him up and running if she tried, which shows a great deal of pride in her abilities.



* After Tina accosts Charlie and taunts her about her ''dead father'', both Memo and Bumblebee want to get back at her for it. Though PlayedForLaughs, Bumblebee himself is the one most eager in the pranks, taking the ''egging'' a step too far and ''totals her car'', all the while with a happy expression on his robot features. Its evident that he takes making fun of Charlie personally and is ''gleeful'' to get revenge on her behalf.
* The ''effect'' Bumblebee has on Charlie. In the first few scenes with her, we see her morning routine and its clear she's got some serious signs of depression; she's unhappy to get up, doesn't bother getting a shower, and its clear she's wearing the same clothes she was sleeping in (only difference being pulling on some overalls), while also getting annoyed about not having breakfast pre-made. Second time around she doesn't even bother putting ''pants'' on, and tries to go back to bed pretty quickly and only stays up when she can't fall back to sleep. The morning after discovering Bumblebee, she's happy to get up in the morning, actually wears pyjamas, and subsequently after that we see she's actually getting dressed, making her own breakfast, and in general taking care of herself. She says it herself in the end, Bumblebee helped her "feel like [herself] again", but we see over-the-course of the film how he pulls her out of her depression.

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* After Tina accosts Charlie and taunts her about her ''dead father'', both Memo and Bumblebee want to get back at her for it. Though PlayedForLaughs, Bumblebee himself is the one most eager in the pranks, taking the ''egging'' a step too far and ''totals her car'', all the while with a happy expression on his robot features. Its It's evident that he takes making fun of Charlie personally and is ''gleeful'' to get revenge on her behalf.
* The ''effect'' Bumblebee has on Charlie. In the first few scenes with her, we see her morning routine and its it's clear she's got some serious signs of depression; she's unhappy to get up, doesn't bother getting a shower, and its clear she's wearing wearss the same clothes she was sleeping in (only difference being pulling on some overalls), while also getting annoyed about not having breakfast pre-made. Second time around she doesn't even bother putting ''pants'' on, and tries to go back to bed pretty quickly and only stays up when she can't fall back to sleep. The morning after discovering Bumblebee, she's happy to get up in the morning, actually wears pyjamas, and subsequently after that we see she's actually getting dressed, making her own breakfast, and in general taking care of herself. She says it herself in the end, Bumblebee helped her "feel like [herself] again", but we see over-the-course over the course of the film how he pulls her out of her depression.



* In a tragic sense, Cliffjumper's DefiantToTheEnd resistance to Dropkick and Shatter's torture, which does a great job showing how much UndyingLoyalty the Autobots have for Optimus. Bumblebee similarly shows a similar refusal to betray Optimus and, once his memory is restored, quickly goes to fulfil his mission and meet up with Prime. For Optimus' part, he demonstrates a great deal of concern for his soldiers, as he immediately commands them to fall back and escape once Soundwave, Shockwave, and Starscream show up. Despite the fact that Optimus then demonstrates the ability to fight them ''and'' their seemingly endless army of mooks [[OneManArmy on his own]], he's visably afraid when they show up because of the risk they pose to his soldiers, and when he commands them to escape, he stays behind alone to buy them all time. In general, its pretty clear that the 'Autobot Resistance' are a BandOfBrothers to the very end.

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* In a tragic sense, Cliffjumper's DefiantToTheEnd resistance to Dropkick and Shatter's torture, which does a great job showing how much UndyingLoyalty the Autobots have for Optimus. Bumblebee similarly shows a similar refusal to betray Optimus and, once his memory is restored, quickly goes to fulfil his mission and meet up with Prime. For Optimus' part, he demonstrates a great deal of concern for his soldiers, as he immediately commands them to fall back and escape once Soundwave, Shockwave, and Starscream show up. Despite the fact that Optimus then demonstrates the ability to fight them ''and'' their seemingly endless army of mooks [[OneManArmy on his own]], he's visably afraid when they show up because of the risk they pose to his soldiers, and when he commands them to escape, he stays behind alone to buy them all time. In general, its it's pretty clear that the 'Autobot Resistance' are a BandOfBrothers to the very end.


* Charlie herself takes 1st place for being the first human to interact with an autobot… and for the most part is completely calm (if not a bit surprised) about the whole thing. Even Sam freaked out a bit when he found out about Bumblebee being an alien robot.

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* Charlie herself takes 1st place for being the first human to interact with an autobot… Autobot… and for the most part is completely calm (if not a bit surprised) about the whole thing. Even Sam freaked out a bit when he found out about Bumblebee being an alien robot.



-->'''Charlie''': Do you have anyone? Like, a family?
-->''Bumblebee pokes her in the chest''

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-->'''Charlie''': -->'''Charlie:''' Do you have anyone? Like, a family?
-->''Bumblebee
family?\\
''Bumblebee gently
pokes her in the chest''



* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers fiction. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”comrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets, even thou she is evidently even more capable fighter) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker attitude on him is after realising his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* Even to add to that, there’s There’s something wholesome about the synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard contrast to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers ''Transformers'' fiction. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Meanwhile, Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take treat her partner as a mindless brute and addresses him in a calm manner, even calling him ”comrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets, even thou though she is evidently the even more capable fighter) whenever she has got gotten what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker attitude on to brunt against him is after realising realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* The announcement by Hasbro that the film would indeed be a ContinuityReboot after this was initially being dismissed by producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, when you take a look back at the history leading up to the movie and this decision. The plan was for ''Bumblebee'' to the last Bayformers film, and after that a new 'Hasbro Cinematic Universe' would take its place. It didn't matter if Bumblebee was a good movie or not because they were expecting to clean the slate regardless. Rather than half-ass it, Travis Knight made a ''damn good'' Transformers movie that fans immediately loved. This kick-started plans to make a follow-up, but given how many fans wanted ''Bumblebee'' to be a reboot, Hasbro's decision to continue with the reboot plans but sever the ties to the Bay films ([[ContinuitySnarl not that this was difficult]]) and make ''Bumblebee'' the launchpad for it essentially means they took what fans were asking for and ''listened''. Combined with news that they were taking a more 'Marvel Studios' style approach and playing a bigger role in how their movies are made, it became pretty clear for Transformers fans that Hasbro are ''trying'' to make content that they'll actually like.


* As gruesome [[spoiler:Cliffjumper’s torture and death scene is, he uses his last moment assuring that B-127 would not break under torture after Shatter and Dropkick decide to go after him. The way his face goes from horrified to stern when he says it really shows how much he trusts his fellow Autobot.]]

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* As gruesome [[spoiler:Cliffjumper’s Cliffjumper’s torture and death scene is, he uses his last moment assuring that B-127 would not break under torture after Shatter and Dropkick decide to go after him. The way his face goes from horrified to stern when he says it really shows how much he trusts his fellow Autobot.]]



* Even ''Burns'', who was antagonistic during most of the film, has a nice moment by the end of the movie. He [[spoiler: came to respect Charlie and Bumblebee, calling the latter "soldier" and saluting him.]]

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* Even ''Burns'', who was antagonistic during most of the film, has a nice moment by the end of the movie. He [[spoiler: came to respect Charlie and Bumblebee, calling the latter "soldier" and saluting him.]]



* In a tragic sense, Cliffjumper's DefiantToTheEnd resistance to Dropkick and Shatter's torture, which does a great job showing how much UndyingLoyalty the Autobots have for Optimus. Bumblebee similarly shows a similar refusal to betray Optimus and, [[spoiler:once his memory is restored, quickly goes to fulfil his mission and meet up with Prime]]. For Optimus' part, he demonstrates a great deal of concern for his soldiers, as he immediately commands them to fall back and escape once Soundwave, Shockwave, and Starscream show up. Despite the fact that Optimus then demonstrates the ability to fight them ''and'' their seemingly endless army of mooks [[OneManArmy on his own]], he's visably afraid when they show up because of the risk they pose to his soldiers, and when he commands them to escape, he stays behind alone to buy them all time. In general, its pretty clear that the 'Autobot Resistance' are a BandOfBrothers to the very end.

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* In a tragic sense, Cliffjumper's DefiantToTheEnd resistance to Dropkick and Shatter's torture, which does a great job showing how much UndyingLoyalty the Autobots have for Optimus. Bumblebee similarly shows a similar refusal to betray Optimus and, [[spoiler:once once his memory is restored, quickly goes to fulfil his mission and meet up with Prime]].Prime. For Optimus' part, he demonstrates a great deal of concern for his soldiers, as he immediately commands them to fall back and escape once Soundwave, Shockwave, and Starscream show up. Despite the fact that Optimus then demonstrates the ability to fight them ''and'' their seemingly endless army of mooks [[OneManArmy on his own]], he's visably afraid when they show up because of the risk they pose to his soldiers, and when he commands them to escape, he stays behind alone to buy them all time. In general, its pretty clear that the 'Autobot Resistance' are a BandOfBrothers to the very end.


* As gruesome [[spoiler:Cliffjumper’s torture and death scene is, he uses his last moment assuring that B-127 would not break under torture after Shatter and Dropkick decide to go after him. The way his face goes from horrified to stern when he says it really shows how much he trusts his fellow Autobot.]]



* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”comrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets, even thou she is evidently even more capable fighter) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker attitude on him is after realising his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums.fiction. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”comrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets, even thou she is evidently even more capable fighter) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker attitude on him is after realising his failure to execute Bumblebee.



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* In a tragic sense, Cliffjumper's DefiantToTheEnd resistance to Dropkick and Shatter's torture, which does a great job showing how much UndyingLoyalty the Autobots have for Optimus. Bumblebee similarly shows a similar refusal to betray Optimus and, [[spoiler:once his memory is restored, quickly goes to fulfil his mission and meet up with Prime]]. For Optimus' part, he demonstrates a great deal of concern for his soldiers, as he immediately commands them to fall back and escape once Soundwave, Shockwave, and Starscream show up. Despite the fact that Optimus then demonstrates the ability to fight them ''and'' their seemingly endless army of mooks [[OneManArmy on his own]], he's visably afraid when they show up because of the risk they pose to his soldiers, and when he commands them to escape, he stays behind alone to buy them all time. In general, its pretty clear that the 'Autobot Resistance' are a BandOfBrothers to the very end.


** Before she makes her offer of free work, Charlie's first proposal is to make a deal that if she can get the car to start, she can keep it, though Hank dismisses this offer because "that's not a deal, thay's [her] taking [his] car". Bare-in-mind that Bumblebee appears to be a trashed, water-damaged junker that's barely held together. Despite that though, Hank never had any doubt that [[WrenchWench Charlie]] could get him up and running if she tried, which shows a great deal of pride in her abilities.



* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets, even thou she is evidently even more capable fighter) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude on him is after realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, ”comrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets, even thou she is evidently even more capable fighter) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude attitude on him is after realizing realising his failure to execute Bumblebee.




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* The budding, fairly organic relationship between Charlie and Memo has some moments. Firstly the fact that when Memo first stumbles upon Bumblebee, though he freaks out, he's able to calm himself enough to accept what he's seeing and promises to keep his and Charlie's secret. When Charlie gets targeted by Tina, Memo stands up for her, and is the one to plan the revenge against her largely to cheer up Charlie. He helps to try and cover up for Bee's damage, goes with Charlie when she needs to cool off after arguing with her mother, and helps her break into the military base to save Bee, before staying behind to ''try'' and buy them time ([[EpicFail key word being 'try', of course]]). Throughout it all, Memo repeatedly demonstrates a great deal of loyalty and concern for Charlie, and even accepts when she doesn't want to move their relationship into couples territory ''yet''. For her part, Charlie doesn't seem mad at him for entering her garage without invite, and despite him being a huge geek she seems to seriously appreciate how kind he is to her and happily brings him along with her adventures with Bee, and even seems appreciative of his romantic gestures.



* Live action Camaro Bee and G1 Optimus Prime driving side by side at Golden Gate Bridge at the end of the movie can be seen as this in context of both film’s story and in a sense of that no matter how you look at the live action films themselves, they brought Transformers into new age of relevancy and popularity, thus the shot showcasing viewers an aknowledgement that both series have their place as important pieces in the franchise.

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* Live action Camaro Bee and G1 Optimus Prime driving side by side at Golden Gate Bridge at the end of the movie can be seen as this in context of both film’s story and in a sense of that no matter how you look at the live action films themselves, they brought Transformers into new age of relevancy and popularity, thus the shot showcasing viewers an aknowledgement acknowledgement that both series have their place as important pieces in the franchise.



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* The ''effect'' Bumblebee has on Charlie. In the first few scenes with her, we see her morning routine and its clear she's got some serious signs of depression; she's unhappy to get up, doesn't bother getting a shower, and its clear she's wearing the same clothes she was sleeping in (only difference being pulling on some overalls), while also getting annoyed about not having breakfast pre-made. Second time around she doesn't even bother putting ''pants'' on, and tries to go back to bed pretty quickly and only stays up when she can't fall back to sleep. The morning after discovering Bumblebee, she's happy to get up in the morning, actually wears pyjamas, and subsequently after that we see she's actually getting dressed, making her own breakfast, and in general taking care of herself. She says it herself in the end, Bumblebee helped her "feel like [herself] again", but we see over-the-course of the film how he pulls her out of her depression.
* At the start of the film, Charlie has a little tribute to her dad in the form of a photo of him by her desk and in the garage. Later, we see she adds a selfie she took with Bumblebee to it, evidently holding him to the same esteem she did her father.

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* Epic Voice Guy, known for his Youtube fan videos of Transformers, finally gets a big screen role as the voices of Shockwave and Soundwave! Though small and basically a cameo, he's utterly thrilled to finally be an official part of the franchise, even saying on his Instagram that it's "a dream come true".

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** Soundwave saying "Ravage, eject!" in his G1 vocoded voice sent fans cheering in the theaters, as finally, these characters that we know and love are just like we remember them, and shows Travis Knight's attention to detail and love of the franchise.


** Also if one listens closely the voice that is used to say Bumblebee's name is Charlie's.

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** Also if one listens closely the voice that is used to say Bumblebee's name is Charlie's.Charlie's - from the first time she called him that.


* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude on him is after realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets) targets, even thou she is evidently even more capable fighter) whenever she has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude on him is after realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.


* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting inobedient. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets) whenever she sees it fit. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude on him is after realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting inobedient. disobedient or talking against her. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets) whenever she sees it fit.has got what she wants. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude on him is after realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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* Even to add to that, there’s something wholesome about synergy between Shatter and Dropkick, in regard to most Decepticon relationships in most other Transformers mediums. While their dynamic in regard of exact military ranks is unknown, Dropkick seems to heavily respect Shatter as his superior/the one who is calling the shots and, while grudgingly, puts his BloodKnight tendencies aside to assist her in her scheme while never acting inobedient. Shatter on the other hand doesn’t take her partner as mindless brute and addresses him in calm manner, even calling him ”combrade”, all the while happily letting him have his fun (that is, to kill their targets) whenever she sees it fit. The only time she brings her DeadpanSnarker additude on him is after realizing his failure to execute Bumblebee.

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