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by andyd1010
Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals
Replies: 15
Views: 140

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals

Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City

Songs
M.I.A. - Paper Planes
Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 55
Views: 3123

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Apologies if this has already been discussed previously and obviously it is Henrik's site and he is the one putting most of the work in so he can do as he pleases, but are there many people on here that are clamoring or really in need of a 10,000 song/album database? Personally I'm quite satisfied ...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2017)
Replies: 20
Views: 247

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2017)

Haha everyone's favorite album starts off the list!

It is my favorite metal album though, so I'm glad it made the cut.
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16
Replies: 14
Views: 258

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16

Muse - Absolution
Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

Tough loss, but Major/Minor did better than I expected. Nice to see some people appreciated Promises. That's some high praise, Rob, but I would agree.
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes

Stay Gold is a fantastic album! Really looking forward to their new one. Andy, I think you need some Gram Parsons in your life! I like most of what I've heard from Gram Parsons (solo, with The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers), but while it was all pleasant, it didn't blow me away. Maybe I sho...
by andyd1010
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 13
Views: 220

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us

Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine

Pixies - Gouge Away

Patti Smith - Birdland

Lou Reed - The Bed

Bjork - Unravel

Animal Collective - In the Flowers

Daft Punk - Voyager
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 409

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

Albums 4. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2. Kanye West - Late Registration vs. 3. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs 1. M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. 3. Kanye West - Runaway 5. N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton...
by andyd1010
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes

Cool list of new entries! The one that stuck out to me as the most interesting was First Aid Kit. They have some fantastic singles but no great albums in my opinion. Thanks. The Lion's Roar and Stay Gold will both make my top 500. There are definitely singles that stand out, especially Emmylou, but...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes
Replies: 4
Views: 198

How a year on this forum has affected my tastes

I've been on the forum for a year now, and the first thing I did a year ago was submit a list of my favorite artists. Since then the various discussions, games, tournaments, and polls have opened me up to a lot of new music and made me notice new things about some of the music I was already familiar...
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 396

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

I vote for Help! and Major/Minor. Two of my favorite albums. Nothing has ever quite had the effect that Major/Minor did for me when it first came out - Words in the Water especially. I listened through the entire album at least 20 times in the first week. I love Kensrue's vocal style. Melodic, but a...
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 308

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4

1. Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle vs. 10. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja vu 8. Pavement - Fillmore Jive vs. 7. Elton John - Harmony 9. Metallica - Holier Than Thou vs. 3. Jay-Z - Renegade 12. A Tribe Called Quest - Butter vs. 15. The Velvet Underground - The Gift 16. Sly and the Family ...
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
Replies: 21
Views: 372

Re: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)

Great album.

04 | Stairway to Heaven
08 | When the Levee Breaks
01 | Black Dog
02 | Rock and Roll
05 | Misty Mountain Hop
06 | Four Sticks
03 | The Battle of Evermore
07 | Going to California
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 24
Views: 389

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8

7. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. 6. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. 8. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet 2. Kanye West - Late Registration vs. 4. Kanye West - Yeezus 5. A Tribe Called Quest - ...
by andyd1010
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 353

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3

Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him
Pretenders - Mystery Achievement
Bob Marley - Stop That Train
The Beatles - Any Time At All
Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city
Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up
Jimi Hendrix - Bold as Love
Air - La femme d'argent
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14
Replies: 23
Views: 587

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14

Won't have time to vote in the other matchups, but Born to Die is in my all-time top 100, so it gets my vote.
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7

Albums
Kanye West - Late Registration
Kanye West - Yeezus
Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030
Jay Z - The Blueprint

Songs
GZA - 4th Chamber
The Roots - The Seed (2.0)
Nas - Halftime
Deltron 3030 - 3030
Nas - The World is Yours
Us3 - Cantaloop
Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
OutKast - Elevators (Me and You)
by andyd1010
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking albums is tough
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Ranking albums is tough

I'm in the process of inputting scores in a spreadsheet for the all-time albums poll that is happening at the moment. I started with albums from 2016 that will likely make the cut and am working my way back in time. I'm only at 2003 at present - here's hoping I'll get to 1939 by the deadline! Less ...
by andyd1010
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking albums is tough
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Ranking albums is tough

I've been spending most of my free time over the last couple months listening to albums, and a decent amount of time figuring out how to rank them. I'm wondering people's thoughts on a couple of things: 1. Lots of albums have a couple different versions - for instance, a U.S. version and a U.K. vers...
by andyd1010
Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20
Replies: 12
Views: 333

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20

JohnnyBGoode wrote:Arcade Fire - 'Everything Now'

Seconded. So good!
by andyd1010
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2465

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Songs: 1. Brand New | Okay, I Believe You But My Tommy Gun Don't 2. Pearl Jam | Man Of The Hour 3. Muse | Time Is Running Out 4. The Killers | Mr. Brightside 5. OutKast | Hey Ya 6. The Postal Service | Such Great Heights 7. The White Stripes | Seven Nation Army 8. Thrice | Stare At The Sun 9. The S...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 16
Views: 397

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 2

Aretha Franklin - Money Won't Change You vs. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark Lou Reed - The Bed vs. Gang of Four - Ether The White Stripes - I Think I Smell a Rat vs. Bjork - Unravel Sigur Ros - Flugufrelsarinn vs. The Kinks - Village Green Animal Collective - In the Flowers vs. The Velvet Undergro...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Jay-Z's The Blueprint (2001)
Replies: 7
Views: 247

Re: Rank the Tracks: Jay-Z's The Blueprint (2001)

08 | Heart of the City (Ain't No Love) 12 | Renegade 09 | Never Change 02 | Takeover 03 | Izzo (H.O.V.A.) 01 | The Ruler's Back 07 | Hola' Hovito 10 | Song Cry 13 | Blueprint (Momma Loves Me) 11 | All I Need 04 | Girls, Girls, Girls 06 | U Don't Know 14 | Breathe Easy (Lyrical Exercise) 15 | Girls, ...
by andyd1010
Mon May 29, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 395

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6

Albums 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. 3. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing... 2. N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton vs. 4. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet Songs 1. M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. OutKast - 7. B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) 3. OutKast - Ms. Jackson vs. 4. Kendrick Lamar - Bit...
by andyd1010
Mon May 29, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: PJ Harvey's Let England Shake (2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: Rank the Tracks: PJ Harvey's Let England Shake (2011)

05 | All and Everyone
04 | The Words That Maketh Murder
02 | The Last Living Rose
08 | In the Dark Places
07 | England
06 | On Battleship Hill
09 | Bitter Branches
03 | The Glorious Land
10 | Hanging in the Wire
12 | The Colour of the Earth
01 | Let England Shake
11 | Written on the Forehead
by andyd1010
Sat May 27, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Honorio wrote:On the Rank the Tracks game (see here) only ended at sixth position on the album.


That's surprising, especially since, as Henrik said, it beat a very good song here. I'll see what my vote can do about that.
by andyd1010
Fri May 26, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs that make you happier than anything
Replies: 21
Views: 427

Re: Songs that make you happier than anything

First thing that comes to mind for me: Island in the Sun - Weezer

Also:
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
by andyd1010
Thu May 25, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Prediction Leaderboard: BleuPanda: 45 andyd1010: 43 Nassim: 43 Bang Jan: 42 Emilien: 42 Henrik: 42 Sweepstakes Ron: 38 bartholomew: 37 spiritualized: 34 andyd1010 (In the Backseat) and Sweepstakes Ron (Thrasher) lost their predicted final winner in round 1. It might have helped if I actually bother...
by andyd1010
Wed May 24, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Chris Cornell Songs (voting starts now)
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: Top 30 Chris Cornell Songs (voting starts now)

Top 50. Say Hello 2 Heaven has skyrocketed up my list this week. Great song that I had overlooked before. 1 | Like a Stone | Audioslave | 2002 2 | Black Hole Sun | Soundgarden | 1994 3 | I Am the Highway | Audioslave | 2002 4 | Doesn't Remind Me | Audioslave | 2005 5 | Be Yourself | Audioslave | 200...
by andyd1010
Wed May 24, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 741

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

No surprise that my nomination is getting annihilated, but the Spotify link is missing by far the best song, the title track. I was 10 when What It Is to Burn came out, and I can now poke holes in a lot of things I loved about it then. I get how the screams are off-putting, and how the pop-punk styl...
by andyd1010
Tue May 23, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)
Replies: 12
Views: 369

Re: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)

03 | One
08 | Mysterious Ways
05 | Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses
11 | Acrobat
07 | The Fly
06 | So Cruel
12 | Love Is Blindness
10 | Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
04 | Until the End of the World
02 | Even Better Than the Real Thing
09 | Tryin' to Throw Your Arms Around the World
01 | Zoo Station
by andyd1010
Tue May 23, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 429

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1

Ranked the top half. The Stooges - 1970 vs 5. Prince - The Cross The Smiths - Frankly, Mr. Shankly vs 4. Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us 3. The Strokes - Alone, Together vs Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine 1. Arcade Fire - Haiti vs 8. Talking Heads - Listening Win...
by andyd1010
Sun May 21, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 20
Views: 483

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5

Songs T7. N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton vs. 2. Dr. Dre - Nuthin But a ‘G’ Thang 1. Jay Z - Empire State of Mind vs. 4. Jay Z - 99 Problems 3. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message vs. 6. Beastie Boys - Sabotage T7. Public Enemy - Fight the Power vs. 5. Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
by andyd1010
Fri May 19, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Australian songs
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Favorite Australian songs

Craig wrote:Some other recommendations not listed so far

Augie March - One Crowded Hour
Sarah Blasko - We Won't Run


Thanks. Great songs. We Won't Run is close to making my list, but One Crowded Hour was a glaring oversight. Added it at No. 14. It might even deserve to be higher.
by andyd1010
Fri May 19, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Add me to the list of Mambo Sun fans...And people ranking Albatross last...I had a hard time getting through that one. I believe this is the first time in any of the games over the past year (since I joined) that I am ranking a song No. 1 that I had never heard before. To this point my opinion of mo...
by andyd1010
Fri May 19, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Chris Cornell Songs (voting starts now)
Replies: 10
Views: 351

Re: Top 30 Chris Cornell Songs (voting starts now)

Well the top-20 I posted in the other thread is a good start for me, but I'm going through more of his early work now, and it's safe to say I'll be changing and extending my list.
by andyd1010
Thu May 18, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2465

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

I updated my album rankings. 11 | Elliott Smith | From a Basement on the Hill But but but released October 2004! Whoops. Since Pretty (Ugly Before) came out in 2003 and he died in 2003, I think I just decided to mark it all as 2003 when I was organizing. Updated. I moved a couple albums up from my ...
by andyd1010
Thu May 18, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2465

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

I updated my album rankings. 1 | Muse | Absolution 2 | The White Stripes | Elephant 3 | Brand New | Deja Entendu 4 | The Strokes | Room on Fire 5 | Thrice | The Artist in the Ambulance 6 | Avenged Sevenfold | Waking the Fallen 7 | Radiohead | Hail to the Thief 8 | Jay-Z | The Black Album 9 | Blink-1...
by andyd1010
Thu May 18, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 641

Re: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

My top 20 Chris Cornell songs. I would highly recommend all of these. 1 | Like a Stone | Audioslave | 2002 2 | Black Hole Sun | Soundgarden | 1994 3 | I Am the Highway | Audioslave | 2002 4 | Doesn't Remind Me | Audioslave | 2005 5 | Be Yourself | Audioslave | 2005 6 | Fell on Black Days | Soundgard...
by andyd1010
Thu May 18, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 641

Re: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

Tragic. One of my all-time favorite musicians.

I'm sure I'm the biggest Audioslave fan here, but I hope there are enough fans of his career body of work to do the next poll in his honor. He made so many great songs that I don't think get the credit they deserve.

Rest In Peace.
by andyd1010
Wed May 17, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1611

Re: Least-favorite songs

"Hung Up" is my favorite Madonna song! How can anyone not like it? Count me among the detractors. I don't get the appeal. I don't like the beat of the song, and it doesn't escape from that beat for 6 minutes. The chorus is alright, but the song doesn't seem to go anywhere for me, and for ...
by andyd1010
Wed May 17, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Australian songs
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Favorite Australian songs

My favorites: 1 | AC/DC | Back in Black 2 | Tame Impala | Feels Like We Only Go Backwards 3 | Sia | Cheap Thrills 4 | AC/DC | You Shook Me All Night Long 5 | AC/DC | Highway to Hell 6 | Tame Impala | Elephant 7 | Gotye | Somebody That I Used to Know (featuring Kimbra) 8 | Kylie Minogue | Can't Get Y...
by andyd1010
Tue May 16, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1611

Re: Least-favorite songs

Listen, I'm a Macklemore fan, and I actually really like a lot of that song. So count me as a defender as well. I think the thing is that people don't often consciously dig for terrible songs (unless you're a musical masochist like myself), so the stuff they've heard a lot and can't stand tends to ...
by andyd1010
Tue May 16, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1611

Re: Least-favorite songs

A lot of these are very catchy, broadly appealing pop songs, or classic rock staples that have been played nonstop on the radio for decades. I usually like these kinds of songs, so even though they're the ones that get played the most, they're not my least favorites. People don't say what they reall...
by andyd1010
Sun May 14, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 25
Views: 558

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4

Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. Eminem - Stan OutKast - B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) vs. Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta OutKast - Ms. Jackson vs. Eminem - Lose Yourself Beastie Boys - (You Gotta Fight) For Your Right (To Party) vs. Kendrick Lamar - Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe The Sugarhill Gang - Rapper’s ...
by andyd1010
Thu May 11, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2465

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

One of my favorite years for music. First time I've submitted a full 15 albums. Songs 1 | Muse | Hysteria 2 | The White Stripes | Seven Nation Army 3 | OutKast | Hey Ya! 4 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Maps 5 | Muse | Stockholm Syndrome 6 | The Strokes | Reptilia 7 | Brand New | Okay I Believe You, but My Tom...
by andyd1010
Wed May 10, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 456

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle vs. Pearl Jam - Why Go Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja vu vs. M.I.A. - World Town Pavement - Fillmore Jive vs. Blur - Bank Holiday Elton John - Harmony vs. Can - Mushroom Metallica - Holier Than Thou vs. The Replacements - Favorite Thing Jay-Z - Renegade vs...
by andyd1010
Sun May 07, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)

1. Guiding Light
2. Prove It
3. Marquee Moon
4. Friction
5. Elevation
6. Torn Curtain
7. See No Evil
8. Venus

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