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#241598 - Tue Aug 31 2004 10:19 AM Trivia Rounds - September!
JaneMarple Offline
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This is the chain for the September Trivia Rounds. Good luck everybody!

HOW TO PLAY

Each round will consist of five questions, the game will last four rounds.
There will be at the very minimum 4 possible answers for each question.


SCORING.
If you are the only one to pick an answer you score 10 points, if you select the same answer as someone else you score 5 points.

Saturday - kevinatilusa and Lothruin
Sunday - Spanishliz and Exit10
Monday - Santana2002 and Elfwinkle
Tuesday – JaneMarple and LeoDaVinci
Wednesday - Kuu and Helen295
Thursday - JaneMarple and Julia103
Friday - gatsby772 and Leau

Please PM the answers to the Quizmaster of the round!


Edited by JaneMarple (Thu Sep 09 2004 06:15 AM)
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#241599 - Wed Sep 01 2004 02:37 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
helen295 Offline
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SEPTEMBER - ROUND 1

Quote:


1. One of the Canary Islands.
2. A country or region which experienced an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 or greater in 2003 or 2004.
3. One of the original Five Nations of Iroquois.
4. A book by Edward Rutherfurd.
5. A word with 4 or more letters that can be made using only the top row of a standard keyboard (Q,W,E,R,T,Y,U,I,O and P). Each letter can be used more than once.





Results will be posted on Friday morning.

(Edited to clarify question 5.)


Edited by helen295 (Wed Sep 01 2004 06:36 AM)

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#241600 - Wed Sep 01 2004 05:34 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
JaneMarple Offline
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Thanks!
(Replying to this so I get this thread on my favourites!)
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#241601 - Thu Sep 02 2004 12:06 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
JaneMarple Offline
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Round Two
Q1 – A Property on the standard British Monopoly Board. ( Not a utility or a station. I do not mean any property on the regional versions of Monopoly, or any other versions)
Q2 – A character in the Walt Disney animated film “Jungle Book”. Not the sequel or any character in the book or any other “Jungle Book” film.
Q3 – Name/Rank in the Forces (Army, Navy or Air Force)
Q4 – Any team member of the England Team in the Euro 2004 tournament
Q5 – An instrument in the string section of an orchestra
Good Luck Everybody!
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#241602 - Fri Sep 03 2004 01:10 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
helen295 Offline
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Round 1 is now closed.

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#241603 - Fri Sep 03 2004 03:21 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
helen295 Offline
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Loc: Newcastle, UK
ROUND 1 ANSWERS

13 people took part.

1. One of the Canary Islands.

10 points: Hierro, Roque del Este, Tenerife

5 points: La Palma (2), Fuerteventura (2), La Gomera (2), Gran Canaria (2), Lanzarote (2)

Others include Alegranza, Graciosa and Montaña Clara.

2. A country or region which experienced an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 or above in 2003 or 2004.

10 points: South-East of Loyalty Islands, New Zealand, West Papua, Fiji, Southern Sumatra, Solomon Islands, Honshu, Amazonas, South Island of New Zealand, Northern Japan, Scotia Sea, New Caledonia

I couldn't find any mention of Turkey having had an earthquake of 7.0 in the last two years.

3. One of the original Five Nations of Iroquois.

10 points: Cayuga, Mohawk

5 points: Onandaga (5), Oneida (3), Senecas (3)

4. A book by Edward Rutherfurd.

10 points: London

5 points: Russka (4), The Forest (3), Sarum (2), Dublin:Princes of Ireland (2)

"Katherine" is by Anya Seton not Edward Rutherfurd.

5. A word with 4 or more letters that can be made using only the top row of a standard keyboard (Q,W,E,R,T,Y,U,I,O and P). Each letter can be used more than once.

10 points: Typewriter, write, quitter, euoi, quite, prototype, querier, quiet, quoit, wept, prettier

5 points: Porter (2)


SCORES

ChrisSchu - 40
Ozzz2002 - 40
Julia103 - 40
Kevinatilusa - 40

JaneMarple - 35
Gatsby722 - 35
Beaker411 - 35
Santana2002 - 35
ElfTwinkle - 35
Engadine - 35
Kuu - 35
Lothruin - 35
LeoDaVinci - 30

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#241604 - Fri Sep 03 2004 04:51 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Gatsby722 Offline
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Round 3 Questions

1. Accd.g to the company itself what are Ben & Jerry's most popular ice cream flavors? [name one of the top 10]

2. A way you might order your eggs cooked for breakfast at a nameless diner.

3. Name a person, place or thing (fictional or real) with "Rocky" as part of his/its name.

4. Harry Marks, a photographer and broadcast designer and travel specialist, came up with his list of the top 10 ski resorts in the world for the on-line magazine "AskMen.com". Name one of them.

5. In U.S. History name one of the first ten women who served as Presidential first lady.

Enjoy!
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#241605 - Sat Sep 04 2004 12:42 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
JaneMarple Offline
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Round two is closed...answers in 10 minutes!
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#241606 - Sat Sep 04 2004 12:52 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
JaneMarple Offline
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Here are the answers!
Q1 – A Property on the standard British Monopoly Board. (Not a utility or a station. I do not mean any property on the regional versions of Monopoly, or any other versions)
For ten points:
Piccadilly, Coventry Street, Pentoville Road and Bond Street,
For five points:
Marlborough Street(2), Vine Street (2), Old Kent Road (2),
Many more weren’t mentioned!


Q2 – A character in the Walt Disney animated film “Jungle Book”. Not the sequel or any character in the book or any other “Jungle Book film.
For ten points:
Colonel Haiti, Akela the Wolf, Flaps (one of the Vultures/Buzzards), Kaa, Mowgli and Baloo,
For five points:
King Louie (2), Shere Khan (2),


Q3 – Name/Rank in the Forces
For ten points:
Lance Corporal, Warrant Officer Class 1, Lieutenant Colonel, Private First Class, Colonel, Vice Admiral, Brigadier General, and Squadron Leader
For five points:
Major (2),

Q4 – Any team member of the England Team in the Euro 2004 tournament
For ten points:
Ian Walker, Ledley King, Michael Owen, Wayne Bridge, David James, Alan Smith and Wayne Rooney,
For five points:
Ashley Cole (3)

Q5 – An instrument in the string section of an orchestra
For ten points:
Harp and Bass,
For five points:
Violin (3), Viola (3), Cello (2)


There were 10 players – here are the results!
Kevinatilusa - 50
Julia103 – 45
Gatsby722- 45


Ozzz2002 – 40
Satana2002 – 40
SpanishLiz - 40
Helen295 – 35
Engatine –35
Beaker411- 35
ElfTwinkle – 30
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#241607 - Sat Sep 04 2004 04:31 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
kevinatilusa Offline
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Questions for round 4

Name...
1. A piece scheduled be played or sung at BBC's "Last Night of the Proms" a week from today.
2. A regular convex polyhedron (in the mathematical sense)
3. A person who served as President of the United States, but was never elected to that office (before or afterwards)
4. A Papal name shared by at least 10 Popes.
5. One of the section headings of T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland"

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#241608 - Sun Sep 05 2004 02:47 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Gatsby722 Offline
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Round 3 is now closed. Results momentarily...
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#241609 - Sun Sep 05 2004 03:31 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Gatsby722 Offline
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Round 3 Results...

Name a Top 10 Flavor Of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

For 10 points:
Half Baked, New York Super Fudge Chunk, Cherry Garcia, Chocolate Fudge Brownie

For 5 points:
Wavy Gravy (2), Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (2), Chunky Monkey (2).

I got curious about Wavy Gravy so I looked up why the heck they would name ice cream that! And I found:
http://www.wavygravy.net/bio/biography.html
It's very interesting, if you get a couple of minutes to read it .

A Way To Order Eggs In A Restaurant

For 10 points:
Benedict, Fried, Sunnyside Up.

For 5 points:
Over Easy (4), Scrambled (3).

Person, Place Or Thing With Rocky In Its Name

For 10 points:
Rocky Mountain Oysters , Rocky Mount (a city in North Carolina), Rocky Marval (ice skater), The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Rocky Marciano and Rocky Graziano (both boxers), Rocky Mountain National Park, Rocky, Jr. (Mr. Balboa's son).

For 5 points:
Rocky The Flying Squirrel (Bullwinkle's buddy) (2).

Top 10 Ski Resorts

For 10 points:
Mont-Tremblant (Quebec, Canada), Banff/Lake Louise (Alberta, Canada), Cortina, Italy.

For 5 points:
Zermatt, Switzerland (2), Kitzbuhel, Austria (2), Stowe, Vermont (2).

One player did not answer.

One Of The 10 U.S. First Ladies (The First 10)

For 10 points:
Louisa (Mrs. John Quincy) Adams, Dolley (Mrs. James) Madison, Martha (Mrs. Thomas) Jefferson, Hannah (Mrs. Martin) Van Buren.

For 5 points:
Elizabeth (Mrs. James) Monroe (2), Martha (Mrs. George) Washington (2), Abigail (Mrs. John) Adams (2).

10 Players!

helen295---45 points

ElfTwinkle---40 points
Julia103---40
LeoDaVinci---40

beaker411---35 points
JaneMarple---35
ozzz2002---35
spanishliz---35

ChrisSchu---25 points
Engadine---25

Congratulations and a point (and, why not?, an ice cream cone too ) to helen295!

Great job everyone.


Editted to correct spelling, grammar


Edited by gatsby722 (Sun Sep 05 2004 03:46 AM)
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#241610 - Sun Sep 05 2004 03:43 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Exit10 Offline


Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Sorry if I am late - I am having trouble working out the difference between FT/Oz time. Here are the questions for

Round 5

Name:
1. A tower or building over 400m/1300ft high
2. An ingredient of Ice Kacang (pronounced Kachung)
3. A US capital city starting with the letter 'C'
4. A Gilbert and Sullivan operetta
5. A sevent wonder of either the Ancient or Natural World

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#241611 - Sun Sep 05 2004 11:00 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Leau Offline
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Hey, it was September 5th somewhere on the world, so your questions are perfectly in time! No need for difficult calculations, more than half of the world is ahead of FT time anyway.
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#241612 - Mon Sep 06 2004 04:56 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Santana2002 Offline
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Posts: 8740
Loc: France
Monday's Game - Round 6

Quote:


Please give me:
1. A Palindromic geographic name for somewhere in Greece
2. A household chore most people complain about having to do
3. A Studio where Laurel & Hardy made movies
4. A Book of the Old Testament beginning with the letter J
5. A Painting by Leonardo Da Vinci from the years 1501-1520



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#241613 - Mon Sep 06 2004 05:03 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Gatsby722 Offline
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Off subject for a second...I figured out the winners' list for July. Anyone interested and, if so, would they best be posted here or with last month's? Let me know please .
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#241614 - Mon Sep 06 2004 05:23 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
ElfTwinkle Offline
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I think they should be posted in the August thread.

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#241615 - Mon Sep 06 2004 07:46 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
kevinatilusa Offline
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Loc: California USA       
Round 4 is now closed.

Results will be posted shortly.

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#241616 - Mon Sep 06 2004 08:44 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
kevinatilusa Offline
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Round 4 Results

There were 9 entrants this round.

1: A Piece to be played at The Last Night of the Proms

10: Fantasia on British Sea Songs, Jerusalem, Humming Chorus (from "Madame Butterfly"), I've Got a Little List (from "The Mikado"), O What a Beautiful Morning (from "Oklahoma")
5: Overture to Dvorak's 'Carnival' (2), Land of Hope and Glory/Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 (2)

A almost-full list of acceptible answers (leaving out The National Anthem and Auld Lang Syne) can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/proms/listen/ , which also will have recordings from the Prom for a week starting on the 12th

2: A Regular Convex Polyhedron
10: Nobody
5: Cube (4), Icosahedron (2), Tetrahedron (2)
Disallowed: Platonic Solid, which is the general name for these shapes.

The other acceptible answers were Octahedron and Dodecahedron. One person answered (4,3) which I interpreted to be the same as a cube (In terms of "Schlafli symbols", (4,3) means the solid with 3 squares meeting at each vertex)

3: An Unelected President
10: Andrew Johnson
5: Chester Arthur (2), Gerald Ford (3), John Tyler (3)

Also acceptible would have been Millard Fillmore

4: A Pope we've had at least 10 of
10: Gregory (16 so far), Leo (13 so far), Pius (12 so far)
5: Benedict (15 so far), Innocent (13 so far), John (22 so far, we've had a John XXIII but no John XX). All were given twice.

Other possible answers: Clement, Stephen

5: A Section Heading of T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland"
10: What the Thunder Said
5: The Burial of the Dead (2), A Game of Chess (4), The Fire Sermon (2)
The remaining section is "Death By Water"

Final Scores:


35: LeoDaVinci
30: ElfTwinkle, Engadine, Gatsby722, Helen295, Julia103, Ozzz2002, SpanishLiz
25: Exit10

Congrats to LeoDaVinci and thanks for playing all!

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#241617 - Mon Sep 06 2004 08:53 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Yay! What a great way to start the academic year tomorrow!

I don't believe I've ever won alone before... must have been something I ate
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#241618 - Tue Sep 07 2004 06:49 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Engadine Offline
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Loc: Sth East Qld Australia      
If it was something you ate, can you let me in on your secret . . . ?
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#241619 - Tue Sep 07 2004 11:18 PM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8740
Loc: France
Round 6 is now closed

Results will be posted just as soon as the kids let me calculate them
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#241620 - Wed Sep 08 2004 12:10 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
Santana2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Apr 14 2003
Posts: 8740
Loc: France
ROUND 6 RESULTS

Q1: A Geographic Palindromic name in Greece

10 pts: Idi (Mountain) - Sis (Stream) - Anna (peak) - Savvas (Cape) - Serres - Solos (hill) - Sos (Hill)
5 pts: None
Not Mentioned: Ovo - Sedes - Oto - Iri

Q2: A Household Chore most people complain about

10 Pts: Lawnmowing - Folding Laundry - Ironing - Cooking - Washing up dishes - Vacuuming
5 Pts: Cleaning the toilet (2)

Q3: A Studio where Laurel & Hardy made movies

10 Pts: MGM - Good Times
5 Pts: Hal Roach (4) - 20th Century Fox (2)
Not Mentioned: Warner Hollywood Studio, RDO Studios (now Paramount)

Q4: A Book of the Old Testament beginning with J

10 Pts: Job - Jeremiah
5 Pts: Joshua (2) - Joel (4)
Not Mentioned: Judges - Jonah

Q5: A Leonardo Da Vinci painting dating from 1501-1520

10 Pts: Virgin and Child with St Anne (c. 1510) - Self Portrait (c 1512) - Leda and the Swan (c 1505-1510)
5 Pts: Mona Lisa (1502-1505) (2) - Virgin of the Rocks (c. 1506)

Unfortunately there seems to be some confusion here, as there are sites out there that list the Virgin of the Rocks for 1486, whilst others date it anything from 1501 - 1508. I am therefore accepting this answer.

Quote:

SCORES
50 Pts: JaneMarple

40 Pts: LeoDaVinci
40 Pts: Julia103
40 Pts: ozzz2002
35 Pts: Gatsby722
35 Pts: ElfTwinkle
35 Pts: Engadine
25 Pts: beaker411





Thanks for playing, everyone.


Edited by Santana2002 (Wed Sep 08 2004 12:16 AM)
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#241621 - Wed Sep 08 2004 07:18 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
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Registered: Fri Sep 28 2001
Posts: 4253
Loc: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Many many sorries folks, what with work and other real life things, I haven't been able to get to a computer.

Results Round 5

1. Name a building/tower higher than 400m/1300ft high.

10 Points: Sears Tower, Oriental Pearl Tower, Petronas Towers, Central TV and Tower Beijing, TV Tower Tianjian, International Finance Centre Hong Kong

5 points: Jin Mao Building (2), CN Tower Toronto (2)

Rejected: Gleninagh Tower – to the best of my knowledge this is a castle of 4 storeys but I stand to be corrected.
Not mentioned: Taipei 101, Ostankino Tower in Moscow, Menara Kuala Lumpur


2. An ingredient in Ice Kacang

10 Points: Evaporated milk, palm sugar

5 points: shaved ice (4), seaweed jelly (2), corn (2)

Rejected: Jackfruit (a delicious fruit but nonetheless not an ingredient – correct me if I am wrong)

Not mentioned: crushed peanuts, jelly, red beans. I would have also accepted longan and lychee.


3. A US capital starting with ‘C’.

10 Points: Concord (NH)

5 Points: Columbia (SC) (6), Columbus (OH) (2), Carson City (2)

Not mentioned: Cheyenne, Charleston


4. A Gilbert and Sullivan operetta

10 Points: The Gondoliers, HMS Pinafore

5 Points: Pirates of Penzance (2), Iolanthe (2), The Mikado (3), Trial by Jury (2)

Not Mentioned: The Sorcerer, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Yeoman of the Guard, Utopia Limited, The Grand Duke,


5. A seventh wonder of either the Ancient or Natural World

10 Points: The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Statue of Zeus, Colossus of Rhodes, Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, The Great Barrier Reef, Victoria Falls, Northern Lights, Paracutin Volcano in Mexico, Harbour of Rio de Janeiro.

5 Points: The Pharos at Alexandria (2)

Not mentioned: Great Pyramid at Giza, Temple of Artemis at Ephesis, Mt Everest, Grand Canyon

*NB: There are various lists of the seven wonders of the natural world, however the most common listing I have found is Mt Everest, Victoria Falls, Grand Canyon Great Barrier Reef. Northern Lights, Paricutin Volcano, Harbour of Rio de Janeiro. There are also seven forgotten natural wonders of the world including Iguacu Falls, Angel Falls, Mts Fuji and Kili, Niagara Falls and Bay of Fundy
All of these different ‘wonder lists’ can be found at Http://wonderclub.com/AllWorldWonders.html


Total : 11 players

Kevinatilusa 45
Gatsby722 40
Julia103 35
Spanishliz 35
LeoDaVinci 35
Santana2002 35
Beaker411 30
Elftwinkle 30
Ozzz2002 30
Engadine 30
JaneMarple 20

Great score Kevin. Thanks everyone for competing and I hoped you liked the questions. Again many sorries for getting this posted so late.

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#241622 - Wed Sep 08 2004 09:21 AM Re: Trivia Rounds - September!
JaneMarple Offline
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Loc: North West of England
TUESDAY'S ROUNDS!
There has been a mix up one way and another for Tuesday's questions, so here they are, and this round will close on FRIDAY
Enjoy!
Q1 – One of the largest organs in the human body
Q2 – One of the Twelve apostles
Q3 – A winner of the English Derby horse race between 1980 –1990
Q4 – A famous cartoon mouse (Give details)
Q5 – A teacher at Hogwarts


Edited by JaneMarple (Wed Sep 08 2004 09:28 AM)
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