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* RobotWar: Robots declare war on humans or aliens.

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* RobotWar: Robots declare war on humans or aliens.non-robots.
* RobotWizard: Robots that can cast spells.

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* MachineBlood: Machines "bleeding" oil,hydraulic fluid or some other liquid as a stand in for blood.


* CrushKillDestroy: A robot glitches out and wants to kill people.


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* MurderousMalfunctioningMachine: A robot glitches out and wants to kill people.


* {{Expositron 9000}}: A computer gives [[{{Exposition}} plot-relevant info]].

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* {{Expositron 9000}}: Expositron9000: A computer gives [[{{Exposition}} plot-relevant info]].



* MachineMonotone: AI's speak in a monotone.

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* MachineMonotone: AI's [=AIs=] speak in a monotone.





* BenevolentAI: A friendly AI.

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* BenevolentAI: A good AI.
* CheerfulAI: An overtly
friendly AI.


* RemoteBody
* ReplicantSnatching

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* RemoteBody
RemoteBody: A has another body, that they can control remotely.
* ReplicantSnatchingReplicantSnatching: A cyborg steals someone and imitates them.



* RoboCam

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* RoboCamRoboCam: Seeing the way the world looks like for a robot or cyborg.



* RoboRomance
* RoboShip

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* RoboRomance
RoboRomance: Robots/AI's can fall in love.
* RoboShipRoboShip: {{Shipping}} a robot with someone.



* RobotAntennae
* RobotAthlete
* RobotBuddy
* RobotClown
* RobotDog
* RobotGirl
* RobotHair
* RobotKid
* RobotMaid
* RobotMaster
* RobotMe
* RobotNames
* RobotReligion
* RobotRepublic
* RobotWar
* RoboticPsychopath

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* RobotAntennae
RobotAntennae: Robots have one or more antennae.
* RobotAthlete
RobotAthlete: Robots who are programmed to do sports.
* RobotBuddy
RobotBuddy: A character with a robot for a best friend.
* RobotClown
RobotClown: A robot who looks like a clown.
* RobotDog
RobotDog: Just what it sounds like; a robot in the form of a dog.
* RobotGirl
RobotGirl: A humanlike robot woman who's supposed to be attractive.
* RobotHair
RobotHair: A robot with hair.
* RobotKid
RobotKid: A robot that looks and/or acts like a child.
* RobotMaid
RobotMaid: A robot who does chores.
* RobotMaster
RobotMaster: A scientist who specialises in building and/or repairing robots.
* RobotMe
RobotMe: A robot version of an existing character.
* RobotNames
RobotNames: Stock naming conventions for robots.
* RobotReligion
RobotReligion: A fictional religion practised by robots.
* RobotRepublic
RobotRepublic: Robots who form their own country.
* RobotWar
RobotWar: Robots declare war on humans or aliens.
* RoboticPsychopathRoboticPsychopath: A psychopathic robot.



* RoboticSpouse
* RoboticTortureDevice
* RobotsEnslavingRobots
* RottenRoboticReplacement

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* RoboticSpouse
RoboticSpouse: Someone marries a robot (usually the human is a man and the robot is a "woman").
* RoboticTortureDevice
RoboticTortureDevice: A robot designed to torture people.
* RobotsEnslavingRobots
RobotsEnslavingRobots: Robots that are the slaves of other robots.
* RottenRoboticReplacementRottenRoboticReplacement: A robot takes a human's job and things go downhill from there.



* SmartPeopleBuildRobots
* SpyBot
* StarfishRobots
* SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids
* SurveillanceDrone
* TalkingLightbulb
* TankTreadMecha
* TelescopingRobot
* TerminatorImpersonator
* ThankTheMaker
* TheyLookLikeUsNow
* TinCanRobot
* TVHeadRobot
* UnnecessarilyCreepyRobot
* UnwillingRoboticisation

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* SmartPeopleBuildRobots
SmartPeopleBuildRobots: A genius who builds robots.
* SpyBot
SpyBot: Robots programmed to spy.
* StarfishRobots
StarfishRobots: Bizarrely-shaped robots.
* SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids
SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids: All robots have powers.
* SurveillanceDrone
SurveillanceDrone: A small robot that was programmed to record conversations.
* TalkingLightbulb
TalkingLightbulb: When a robot speaks, a light flashes.
* TankTreadMecha
TankTreadMecha: Robots with treads instead of legs.
* TelescopingRobot
TelescopingRobot: A robot shows off all their built-in weapons at once.
* TerminatorImpersonator
TerminatorImpersonator: A character who is [[ShoutOut inspired]] by ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}''.
* ThankTheMaker
ThankTheMaker: Robots who worship their creators like gods.
* TheyLookLikeUsNow
TheyLookLikeUsNow: The non-human bad guys find a way of looking human.
* TinCanRobot
TinCanRobot: A robot that looks like it's made of tin cans.
* TVHeadRobot
TVHeadRobot: A robot with a TV for a head.
* UnnecessarilyCreepyRobot
UnnecessarilyCreepyRobot: A robot who's scary-looking but doesn't need to be.
* UnwillingRoboticisationUnwillingRoboticisation: A character is forcibly turned into a robot or a cyborg.


* AICronym
* AIGettingHigh

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* AICronym
AICronym: A robot's name is an acronym for what it does.
* AIGettingHighAIGettingHigh: Robots and AI's can get drunk, stoned, etc.



* AlternativeTuringTest
* AndroidsArePeopleToo
* ArtificialFamilyMember
* ArtificialIntelligence
* {{Autodoc}}
* BanOnAI
* BenevolentAI
* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard
* TheComputerIsYourFriend
* ComputerVoice
* ContagiousAI
* DeusEstMachina
* ElectronicSpeechImpediment
* EmergentHuman
* {{Expositron 9000}}
* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming
* InstantAIJustAddWater
* InterfaceWithAFamiliarFace
* MachineMonotone
* MasterComputer
* MoralityChip
* PersonalityChip
* RobotsAreJustBetter
* RobotsThinkFaster
* RulesAreForHumans
* SapientTank
* JustForFun/SentientAIWarningSigns
* SlidingScaleOfRobotIntelligence
* ThreeLawsCompliant
** SecondLawMyAss
** ZerothLawRebellion
* TuringTest
* VirtualCelebrity

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* AlternativeTuringTest
AlternativeTuringTest: A puzzle that a robot/android/etc must complete to prove it's sentient.
* AndroidsArePeopleToo
AndroidsArePeopleToo: AI's and humans are equal.
* ArtificialFamilyMember
ArtificialFamilyMember: A robot and its creator think of themselves as being "related".
* ArtificialIntelligence
ArtificialIntelligence: A sapient computer construct.
* {{Autodoc}}
{{Autodoc}}: Robot doctors.
* BanOnAI
BanOnAI: People used to make AI but something bad happened as a result, so now it's not allowed.
* BenevolentAI
BenevolentAI: A friendly AI.
* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard
TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: In a video game, AI opponents can do things which you're not allowed to do or straight-up can't do.
* TheComputerIsYourFriend
TheComputerIsYourFriend: An AI which is a tyrant due to its being programmed to rule and not having a moral compass.
* ComputerVoice
ComputerVoice: Computers can talk.
* ContagiousAI
ContagiousAI: A sentient computer bug can spread easily.
* DeusEstMachina
DeusEstMachina: An AI that's benevolent due to its godlike power.
* ElectronicSpeechImpediment
ElectronicSpeechImpediment: Subtrope of Computer Voice: when the talking computer isn't working correctly, something goes wrong with its voice.
* EmergentHuman
EmergentHuman: A character is new to sentience, sapience, or being human, and has to adapt to it.
* {{Expositron 9000}}
9000}}: A computer gives [[{{Exposition}} plot-relevant info]].
* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming
GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: An AI that becomes sentient through experience.
* InstantAIJustAddWater
InstantAIJustAddWater: Turning machines sentient is easy-peasy.
* InterfaceWithAFamiliarFace
InterfaceWithAFamiliarFace: An AI is given another character's face and voice.
* MachineMonotone
MachineMonotone: AI's speak in a monotone.
* MasterComputer
MasterComputer: A huge, powerful computer that runs the show.
* MoralityChip
MoralityChip: A thing that can apply morality to someone.
* PersonalityChip
PersonalityChip: A computer chip that can give an AI emotions.
* RobotsAreJustBetter
RobotsAreJustBetter: Robots are more talented than humans.
* RobotsThinkFaster
RobotsThinkFaster: AI's can think very quickly.
* RulesAreForHumans
RulesAreForHumans: Computers breaking game rules.
* SapientTank
SapientTank: An AI in the form of a tank.
* JustForFun/SentientAIWarningSigns
JustForFun/SentientAIWarningSigns: A joke article for common signs of AI's becoming sentient.
* SlidingScaleOfRobotIntelligence
SlidingScaleOfRobotIntelligence: The levels of AI: not sentient, animal-like sentience, sentient but without emotion, sentient but without emotion ''and'' a genius, and godlike.
* ThreeLawsCompliant
ThreeLawsCompliant: Robots follow the Three Laws of Robotics: don't injure a human or cause them to be injured, obey a human unless it breaks the first law, and protect your own existence unless it breaks the first two laws.
** SecondLawMyAss
SecondLawMyAss: Robots breaking the Second Law of Robotics and disobeying humans even though obeying them won't injure anyone.
** ZerothLawRebellion
ZerothLawRebellion: A robot skirts the Three Laws of Robotics with technicality in order to cause trouble.
* TuringTest
TuringTest: A computer tries to prove it's sapient.
* VirtualCelebrity
VirtualCelebrity: A celebrity who's an AI.



* ArtificialLimbs
** ArtificialLimbsAreStronger

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* ArtificialLimbs
ArtificialLimbs: A sci-fi prosthetic.
** ArtificialLimbsAreStrongerArtificialLimbsAreStronger: A prosthetic that's stronger or faster than a flesh-and-blood limb.



* CyberNinja

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* CyberNinjaCyberNinja: A ninja who's a cyborg.



* CyborgHelmsman
* LivingShip
* ManInTheMachine
* MeatSackRobot
* MechanicalMuscles
* SwissArmyAppendage

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* CyborgHelmsman
CyborgHelmsman: A cyborg is a ship's navigator.
* LivingShip
LivingShip: A cybernetic creature that's a ship.
* ManInTheMachine
ManInTheMachine: A human in a mechanical body.
* MeatSackRobot
MeatSackRobot: A cyborg that started out as a robot but gained some organic parts.
* MechanicalMuscles
MechanicalMuscles: A robot that looks muscular.
* SwissArmyAppendageSwissArmyAppendage: A character has a variety of different prostheses for every situation.



* WetwareCPU

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* WetwareCPU
WetwareCPU: An AI that gets its intelligence from a human brain.



* ArtificialHuman
* DoAndroidsDream
* CyberneticMythicalBeast
* MechanicalEvolution
* MechanicalLifeforms
* OrganicTechnology
* RecursiveCreators
* SapientShip
** SpaceshipGirl
* TinmanTypist

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* ArtificialHuman
ArtificialHuman: A biological, but artificially-created, human.
* DoAndroidsDream
DoAndroidsDream: Anything that deals with morality and AI.
* CyberneticMythicalBeast
CyberneticMythicalBeast: A cyborg that resembles a mermaid/merman, dragon, unicorn, etc.
* MechanicalEvolution
MechanicalEvolution: Machines can "evolve" into better machines.
* MechanicalLifeforms
MechanicalLifeforms: A robotic "species".
* OrganicTechnology
OrganicTechnology: Using organic matter to make technology.
* RecursiveCreators
RecursiveCreators: AI's that make more AI's.
* SapientShip
SapientShip: A spaceship that can think.
** SpaceshipGirl
SpaceshipGirl: The avatar of a Sapient Ship who looks like a woman.
* TinmanTypist
TinmanTypist: Robots using machines the way we do (by pressing buttons, pushing levers, etc).



* AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker

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* AbsurdlyDedicatedWorkerAbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: A robot was programmed to do something and keeps doing it despite no longer needing to.



* AmericanRobot
* AndroidsAndDetectives
* AnimalMecha
* AttackDrone

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* AmericanRobot
AmericanRobot: A large robot that displays American stereotypes and/or American flag colours.
* AndroidsAndDetectives
AndroidsAndDetectives: An investigator's assistant is a robot.
* AnimalMecha
AnimalMecha: Drivable robot animals.
* AttackDroneAttackDrone: A weaponized robot controlled by a larger system.



* CantUseStairs
* ClockworkCreature
* CranialProcessingUnit
* CrushKillDestroy

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* CantUseStairs
CantUseStairs: Robots, and sometimes certain creatures, have trouble using stairs.
* ClockworkCreature
ClockworkCreature: Clockwork robot animals.
* CranialProcessingUnit
CranialProcessingUnit: The equivalent of a robot's "brain" is in its head.
* CrushKillDestroyCrushKillDestroy: A robot glitches out and wants to kill people.



* CyberCyclops
* DeceptivelyHumanRobots

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* CyberCyclops
CyberCyclops: A creepy [[{{Cyclops}} one-eyed]] robot.
* DeceptivelyHumanRobotsDeceptivelyHumanRobots: A robot that looks human but doesn't act human.



* DroneDeployer
* EasilyDetachableRobotParts

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* DroneDeployer
DroneDeployer: Carrying beings on one's back to deploy.
* EasilyDetachableRobotPartsEasilyDetachableRobotParts: Robot parts that easily come off and back on again.



* {{Fembot}}
* ForgotHeWasARobot

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* {{Fembot}}
{{Fembot}}: A female-looking robot.
* ForgotHeWasARobotForgotHeWasARobot: Robots doing humanlike things due to a writing error.



* GoodOldRobot
* HackYourEnemy
* HeartDrive
* HoppingMachine
* InTheFutureWeStillHaveRoombas

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* GoodOldRobot
GoodOldRobot: A character keeps an old robot despite newer versions being available.
* HackYourEnemy
HackYourEnemy: Hacking an enemy robot.
* HeartDrive
HeartDrive: A physical part of the robot that functions as a soul.
* HoppingMachine
HoppingMachine: A robot who can only jump.
* InTheFutureWeStillHaveRoombasInTheFutureWeStillHaveRoombas: Nondescript servant robots.



* JustAMachine
* KillerRobot
* LuddWasRight
* MarionetteMotion

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* JustAMachine
JustAMachine: Robots are not treated as people.
* KillerRobot
KillerRobot: Robots who want to commit genocide on humans.
* LuddWasRight
LuddWasRight: Modern technology is bad.
* MarionetteMotionMarionetteMotion: Robots, mesmerised people, or undead people move like puppets.



* MechanicalHorse
* MechaMooks
* MechanicalAbomination
* MechanicalMonster

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* MechanicalHorse
MechanicalHorse: A robot horse or unicorn.
* MechaMooks
MechaMooks: Nameless robot antagonists.
* MechanicalAbomination
MechanicalAbomination: A powerful, hard-to-understand robot.
* MechanicalMonsterMechanicalMonster: A persistent, evil robot.



* MoralityDial
* MurderousMannequin
* NamesGivenToComputers
* {{Nanomachines}}
** GreyGoo
* NoisyRobots
* PerpetualMotionMonster
* PickYourHumanHalf
* RaisedByRobots
* ReligiousRobot

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* MoralityDial
MoralityDial: A robot that has 'good' and 'evil' settings.
* MurderousMannequin
MurderousMannequin: Sentient, killer mannequins.
* NamesGivenToComputers
NamesGivenToComputers: Stock AI names.
* {{Nanomachines}}
{{Nanomachines}}: Microscopic robots.
** GreyGoo
GreyGoo: Nanomachines that destroy things by turning them into more nanomachines.
* NoisyRobots
NoisyRobots: Robots that move loudly.
* PerpetualMotionMonster
PerpetualMotionMonster: Things that don't need to eat, drink, or sleep.
* PickYourHumanHalf
PickYourHumanHalf: Robots that either look human and act like robots, or look robotic and act like humans.
* RaisedByRobots
RaisedByRobots: A robot raises a human kid.
* ReligiousRobotReligiousRobot: A robot who follows human religions.



* RoboFamily

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* RoboFamilyRoboFamily: "Families" of robots.



* RoboSpeak

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* RoboSpeakRoboSpeak: Robots speak in a stilted monotone and often use technical words.


* AIIsACrapshoot

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* AIIsACrapshootAIIsACrapshoot: Artificial intelligence can and will go crazy.



* CyberneticsEatYourSoul

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* CyberneticsEatYourSoulCyberneticsEatYourSoul: When you become a cyborg, one downside is that your cybernetic implants corrupt you.



* {{Cyborg}}

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* {{Cyborg}}{{Cyborg}}: A person who is half-human and half-machine.



* UnwillingRoboticisation
* WeCanRebuildHim

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* UnwillingRoboticisation
UnwillingRoboticisation: A person gets converted into a cyborg or robot against their will.
* WeCanRebuildHimWeCanRebuildHim: An injured person is converted into a cyborg to save their life.



* AmbiguousRobots

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* AmbiguousRobotsAmbiguousRobots: It's hard to tell if a being is a robot or not.



* BecomeARealBoy

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* BecomeARealBoyBecomeARealBoy: An artificial being becomes human.



* CuteMachines

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* CuteMachinesCuteMachines: Robots who are adorable.



* DoAnythingRobot

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* DoAnythingRobotDoAnythingRobot: A robot is equipped with every gadget and tool they could possibly need for any conceivable situation.



* EatingMachine

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* EatingMachineEatingMachine: A robot that is capable of eating food.



* FunnyRobot

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* FunnyRobotFunnyRobot: A robot with humorous antics.



* JobStealingRobot

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* JobStealingRobotJobStealingRobot: A robot designed for a specific function causes people to lose jobs due to the robots making it unnecessary to hire human workers to do the tasks the robot is capable of.



* ManVersusMachine

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* ManVersusMachineManVersusMachine: Conflict between humans and robots.



* MobileSuitHuman

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* MobileSuitHumanMobileSuitHuman: A small creature wears a much larger robot suit to disguise themselves as a human being.



* RidiculouslyHumanRobots

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobotsRidiculouslyHumanRobots: Robots somehow have the same interests, behavior and needs as human beings.



* {{Robosexual}}

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* {{Robosexual}}{{Robosexual}}: A person who is sexually interested in robots.



* RoboticReveal
** UnroboticReveal

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* RoboticReveal
RoboticReveal: A being turns out to actually be a robot.
** UnroboticRevealUnroboticReveal: An individual initially believed to be a robot turns out to be an organic being.



* {{Sexbot}}
* SingleTaskRobot
* SkeleBot9000

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* {{Sexbot}}
{{Sexbot}}: A robot built for the purpose of humans having sex with it.
* SingleTaskRobot
SingleTaskRobot: A robot that is only made to do one purpose.
* SkeleBot9000SkeleBot9000: A robot that looks like a skeleton.



* UpgradeVsPrototypeFight

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* UpgradeVsPrototypeFight
UpgradeVsPrototypeFight: A fight ensues between the new model of robot and the original prototype.


'''Main categories:'''
+ '''{{Robot}}s'''
+ MechaTropes



+ '''{{Robot}}s''' (main topic)



+ MechaTropes

'''See also:'''

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* TerminatorImpersonator

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* CyberneticMythicalBeast

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* AICronym

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* RottenRoboticReplacement

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'''See also:'''
+ SlidingScaleOfAnthropomorphism

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