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by Moonbeam
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1348

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

What I've heard at least sounds more promising than The Suburbs at least, not that this is saying much.
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I might join in the fun stats game, using my top 500. Albums by decade (top 500-top 200-top 100-top 50-top 25-top 10): 1960s: 18-7-2-1-0-0 1970s: 101-39-21-7-0-0 1980s: 207-85-41-20-13-6 1990s: 43-21-12-9-5-1 2000s: 95-35-20-10-5-3 2010s: 36-13-4-3-2-0 Most dominant years (top 500-top 200-top 100-to...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I've always had the impression that albums, as a medium, come a lot easier to most of you than they do to me. Still, I needed to bring in SOMETHING this year, so I reached into my gut an pulled out some albums that I love. Here's to a better list in 3 years. 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twiste...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

panam wrote:430 . Javiera Mena
Mena (2010)


:happy-partydance: :happy-partydance: :happy-partydance:

panam wrote:491 . Kylie Minogue
Kylie (2001)


I am guessing you mean the album Fever?
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Forum Meet-Up - Henrik and Dan
Replies: 7
Views: 435

Re: Acclaimed Music Forum Meet-Up - Henrik and Dan

I love these! I was hoping that I could make it to Stockholm, but my family from America surprised me and decided to come to Barcelona for the conference (my mother's first time in Europe at 70 years old!). It is these meetings that highlight how much of a close-knit community we are. I hope to meet...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

My short list. 1. Lewis Taylor - Lewis Taylor (1996) 2. Jeff Buckley - Grace (1994) 3. Prince - Sign O' The Times (1987) 4. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (1973) 5. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information (1974) 6. D'Angelo - Voodoo (2000) 7. Lewis Taylor - The Lost Album (2005) 8. Todd Rundgren - Som...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:[350] Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1
[415] Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 2


Now, that's unexpected. Was the full album not being considered? Or do you just like it better split up into EPs?


I think of Robyn as a compilation, honestly. Also, I don't agree with some of the choices of songs to be left off.
by Moonbeam
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Sorry for being late! [1] Prince - 1999 [2] Prince - Lovesexy [3] Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation 1814 [4] The Cure - Disintegration [5] Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) [6] Madonna - Like a Prayer [7] Annie - Anniemal [8] Björk - Vespertine [9] Madonna - Ray of Light [10] LCD Soundsystem ...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

notbrianeno wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:Hoping I can submit a last-minute list! Can get one within the next 24 hours. Is that ok?


Absolutely! Any last minute lists will be accepted up until I start publishing results, which right now appears to be sometime next week


Excellent. Thank you!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19986

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Hoping I can submit a last-minute list! Can get one within the next 24 hours. Is that ok?
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 3600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

The following songs are 10/10: 1 | Annie Lennox | Pavement Cracks 2 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Maps 3 | Kylie Minogue | Secret (Take You Home) 4 | The Strokes | Reptilia 5 | Kylie Minogue | Chocolate 6 | Blondie | Golden Rod 7 | Kylie Minogue | Slow 8 | Kylie Minogue | Sweet Music 9 | Madonna | Mother and ...
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 3600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Albums: 1 | Kylie Minogue | Body Language 2 | Annie Lennox | Bare 3 | The Strokes | Room on Fire 4 | Dannii Minogue | Neon Nights 5 | Blondie | The Curse of Blondie 6 | Vive la Fête | Nuit Blanche 7 | Madonna | American Life 8 | Peaches | Fatherfucker 9 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Fever to Tell 10 | Missy E...
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 2202

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

I'll need a bit of time to collate results, so keep submitting lists if you've got them!
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 3697

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

Sorry for the delay to those who have contacted me. The truth is that I thought I had lost it! The USB on which I had it was stolen, but I found a backup. Anyone intersted can PM me if they still haven't been able to get the program from the mega link posted. Good! Works in ioS? Hi Bruno, Unfortuna...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 2202

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Update: I've been so busy with work (and the Prince poll), that I feel I won't be ready to post any results for awhile. How about we set a new deadline of May 31st? I've also done a fair amount of thinking about the scoring system, and my preference now is for an Option 3! I feel like most of the s...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 2202

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Update: I've been so busy with work (and the Prince poll), that I feel I won't be ready to post any results for awhile. How about we set a new deadline of May 31st? I've also done a fair amount of thinking about the scoring system, and my preference now is for an Option 3! I feel like most of the sy...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 3697

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

Sorry for the delay to those who have contacted me. The truth is that I thought I had lost it! The USB on which I had it was stolen, but I found a backup. Anyone intersted can PM me if they still haven't been able to get the program from the mega link posted.
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Wow, what a countdown! (And what a surprising #1 - I didn't see that coming.) Moonbeam, I'd be curious to know (since you're very familiar with the tastes of Prince's greatest fans), did you have any idea that "If I Was Your Girlfriend" could be the highest rated song? Thanks again for in...
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

The top 10! You guys correctly identified which 10 songs would feature, but the order was anyone's guess. 10. D.M.S.R. (1982): 34 votes, 9.33 average, 15.38 points 9. Little Red Corvette (1982): 37 votes, 9.24 average, 15.44 points 8. Girls & Boys (1986): 34 votes, 9.35 average, 15.46 points 7. ...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I expected these to place much higher: "Partyman" (#167, top 75) "Old Friends 4 Sale" (#158, top 75) "Scandalous" (#129, top 50) "Bambi" (#108, top 50) "Head" (#83, top 25) "Lady Cab Driver" (#50, top 25) "Mountains" (#42, top 20...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Also, I'm absolutely stunned that "Purple Rain" and "Kiss" didn't make the top 10. If they were still coming, I'd have them at #2 and 3, respectively. I agree. How it's possible? I'm honestly more shocked that "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" came in at #31 and "Som...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 32045

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

It's about stalking a former paramour, I believe. Lou is witnessing a space launch of a satellite to orbit the Earth, and he is equating that with an obsession following around his ex and recoiling at rumors of her "being bold with Harry, Mark, and John", etc. After "Sad Song", i...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I'll keep you in suspense. :P
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I guess I'm not quite as hardcore a Prince fan as I thought! I love a bunch of his album tracks, but just as a song (since I try to consider songs individually, not just how they place in an artist's catalogue), Purple Rain is just such a toweringly perfect song. Every '80s power ballad kneels at i...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

How do you suppose Purple Rain missed out on the top 10? "Purple Rain" may be his most celebrated song by the world, but there are other songs that Prince love at least just as much, in my experience. He doesn't have an obvious "signature song" among the fanbase, so it doesn't s...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

20. Sometimes It Snows in April (1986): 35 votes, 9.16 average, 14.92 points 19. I Wanna Be Your Lover (1979): 36 votes, 9.14 average, 14.94 points 18. Controversy (1981): 37 votes, 9.12 average, 14.98 points 17. Anotherloverholenyohead (1986): 34 votes, 9.24 average, 15.06 points 16. 17 Days (1984)...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: New Prince EP?

Not even posthumous - two Prince tracks in the top 20 of their '80s list, including #1. I will say, though, that having two Bowie tracks, a Prince song (not even his best), and an MJ song in the top 10 of their '70s list was a bit fishy. I mean, they're all good and justifiable for a top 10, but I ...
by Moonbeam
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: New Prince EP?

As our hopes for this new collection of unreleased Prince material are crushed, here's some good news about another collection of unreleased Prince material (and some famously good released material): http://diffuser.fm/prince-purple-rain-deluxe-edition/ In all fairness, I'd much rather have unrele...
by Moonbeam
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Next set: 40. Hot Thing (1987): 35 votes, 8.85 average, 13.79 points 39. Thieves in the Temple (1990): 33 votes, 8.91 average, 13.80 points 38. Crystal Ball (1986): 30 votes, 9.02 average, 13.80 points 37. Starfish and Coffee (1987): 36 votes, 8.84 average, 13.86 points 36. She's Always in My Hair (...
by Moonbeam
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: New Prince EP?

Goody! Now to listen and hope it isn't pretentious as fuck (because, with all due respect to one of my all-time favorite musicians, he could be pretentious as fuck, especially when discussing religion). I suppose this is true - The Rainbow Children in particular can be a difficult listen. But "...
by Moonbeam
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Too much great songs...too much. Each time I see a song title, I want to hear it ! Alays surprising to see Cream so low. In France, it's one of the four or five megahit by him at the same level of Kiss and Purple Rain for example. Always funny to see the differences between countries. Nothing reall...
by Moonbeam
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 491

New Prince EP?

A new EP, Deliverance , containing tracks recorded between 2006-2008 has been made available at https://www.princerogersnelson.com/. Apparently, the estate are suing over its release due to master/publishing issues, so listen while you can! You can hear the song "Deliverance" here for now:...
by Moonbeam
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Into the top 50, now. 60. Partyup (1980): 32 votes, 8.62 average, 12.64 points 59. Darling Nikki (1984): 35 votes, 8.53 average, 12.64 points 58. Sexy M.F. (1992): 33 votes, 8.59 average, 12.65 points 57. I Wish U Heaven (1988): 35 votes, 8.53 average, 12.67 points 56. Manic Monday (1984): 30 votes,...
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 653

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

No shame! I've been listening to albums since 1989, and I still haven't heard a lot of the top 100. Case in point - I've only heard 4 of the 10 albums you list at the top as candidates. Of those 4, my favorite is Marquee Moon , but the most intriguing one to me is probably The Low End Theory (which ...
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Second opinions to AM?
Replies: 13
Views: 693

Re: Second opinions to AM?

I tried to get into BEA, but I came away really disliking it. The forums when I visited were filled with people claiming here to be an objective ranking of things, which really doesn't jibe with me, especially when the combined list is so dominated by white guys with guitars. I mean, look at their t...
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Next batch: 80. Power Fantastic (1986): 25 votes, 8.67 average, 11.96 points 79. Letitgo (1994): 32 votes, 8.42 average, 11.96 points 78. Play in the Sunshine (1987): 35 votes, 8.35 average, 11.99 points 77. Gold (1995): 31 votes, 8.47 average, 12.04 points 76. Empty Room (1985/2001): 28 votes, 8.59...
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Into the top 100 now: 100. Glam Slam (1988): 34 votes, 8.21 average, 11.43 points 99. Love 2 the 9's (1992): 31 votes, 8.31 average, 11.47 points 98. Shhh (1996): 30 votes, 8.35 average, 11.52 points 97. Pink Cashmere (1993): 32 votes, 8.31 average, 11.56 points 96. The One (1998): 30 votes, 8.37 av...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Next batch: 150. Elephants & Flowers (1990): 30 votes, 8.00 average, 10.29 points 149. Positivity (1988): 33 votes, 7.92 average, 10.30 points 148. Dolphin (1995): 30 votes, 8.00 average, 10.30 points 147. The Screams of Passion (1985): 24 votes, 8.20 average, 10.31 points 146. Do It All Night (...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

The Bird counts? Isn't that by the Time? It's a Time song in name only - Prince wrote the song and recorded all of the instruments. Morris Day then did an overdub. The list in general includes songs with Prince contributions. The most suspect one to make the top 365, IMO, is "Like a Prayer&quo...
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Next batch: 200. The Max (1992): 30 votes, 7.64 average, 9.07 points 199. Willing and Able (1991): 30 votes, 7.65 average, 9.09 points 198. Get Wild (1995): 22 votes, 7.90 average, 9.09 points 197. Somebody's Somebody (1996): 29 votes, 7.69 average, 9.14 points 196. Come On (1998): 24 votes, 7.85 av...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Next batch: 300. F.U.N.K. (2007): 18 votes, 7.52 average, 7.43 points 299. Hide The Bone (1993): 26 votes, 7.25 average, 7.43 points 298. Me Touch Myself (1989): 11 votes, 7.99 average, 7.43 points 297. Comeback (1997): 23 votes, 7.34 average, 7.45 points 296. Roadhouse Garden (1984): 16 votes, 7.63...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Live in Phoenix wrote:R.I.P. Charlie Murphy, this April. (I usually think of him in relation to his story, on Chappelle's Show, of Prince beating him at basketball, which the Breakfast Can Wait cover artwork draws from.)


:( 57 as well. :(
by Moonbeam
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Live in Phoenix is correct. The song that placed at #318 is a B-side to the "New Power Generation" single, not "Gett Off", the lead single from Diamonds and Pearls . By the way, I really like "Get Off", and in fact the entire "New Power Generation" single. &qu...
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 11, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

The countdown is underway! Check here for updates to the page. Most of the posts on the Facebook page include links to hear the song. 365. Chelsea Rodgers (2007): 26 votes, 7.01 average, 6.62 points 364. Act of God (2010): 23 votes, 7.08 average, 6.62 points 363. Baby, You’re a Trip (1982): 16 votes...
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)
Replies: 21
Views: 1225

Re: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)

Stunning album. A real contender for best this century.

All My Friends: 10
Get Innocuous!: 10
Someone Great: 10
New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down: 10
Time to Get Away: 9
North American Scum: 9
Us v Them: 9
Watch the Tapes: 9
Sound of Silver: 7
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Ballots due tomorrow!
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3048

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Hi everyone, I've started a Facebook group in which I'm conducting a poll of the most revered Prince songs as voted by fans. The group has over 150 members now, and I'm happy to see it grow. If you are interested in participating, feel free to have a look at the overview here . It's done ! I have r...
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)
Replies: 27
Views: 1509

Re: Rank the Tracks: Prince and The Revolution's Purple Rain (1984)

1. Computer Blue: 10
2. Let's Go Crazy: 10
3. The Beautiful Ones: 10
4. When Doves Cry: 10
5. Purple Rain: 10
6. Baby I'm a Star: 9
7. I Would Die 4 U: 9
8. Darling Nikki: 9
9. Take Me With U: 7.5
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 01, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 5349

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Songs: 1 | Kylie Minogue | Can't Get You out of My Head 2 | Björk | Pagan Poetry 3 | Björk | Unison 4 | Janet Jackson | Better Days 5 | Missy Elliott | One Minute Man 6 | Res | They Say Vision 7 | Janet Jackson | Trust a Try 8 | Kylie Minogue | In Your Eyes 9 | Kylie Minogue | Love Affair 10 | Princ...
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 5349

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Albums: 1 | Björk | Vespertine 2 | Kylie Minogue | Fever 3 | Janet Jackson | All for You 4 | Missy Elliott | Miss E… So Addictive 5 | The Strokes | Is This It 6 | RES | How I Do 7 | Aaliyah | Aaliyah 8 | Gorillaz | Gorillaz 9 | The Human League | Secrets 10 | No Doubt | Rock Steady 11 | Busta Rhymes...

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