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by DaveC
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.1
Replies: 8
Views: 97

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.1

1. The Jam - Sound Affects vs. The Kinks - Face To Face 2. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare vs. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part 3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet vs. Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal 4. Fishmans - Long Season vs. Godspeed! You Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet And Other Di...
by DaveC
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 2215

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

I would add Ultraviolence to your list Nick.
by DaveC
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 10
Views: 254

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Great start Listguy. Thanks for running this. Right there 2 books I need to read (2666 & Oscar Wao).

btw making progress with Infinite Jest, and loving it.
by DaveC
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would the top spots in an "Acclaimed Television" site look like?
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: What would the top spots in an "Acclaimed Television" site look like?

My list would have to include 'Six Feet Under' and 'Twin Peaks' and would he headed by 'The Wire' .

Serious contenders from the UK: "The Singing Detective", "Line of Duty", "Utopia", "Yes Minister" and "Father Ted".
by DaveC
Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 19
Views: 216

Re: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7

Albums
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
Parliament - Mothership Connection
Stevie Wonder - Fulfillingness’ First Finale
Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man

Songs
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
Janelle Monae - Tightrope
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror
by DaveC
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 2215

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

BleuPanda wrote:I'll make predictions from my own list. These are the albums that will have missed the top 1000 entirely:

Boredoms - Vision Creation Newsun


I'd been assuming that was still to come. But it does seem increasingly unlikely. Disappointing omission.
by DaveC
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking the UK Eurovision entries from worst to best
Replies: 13
Views: 242

Re: Ranking the UK Eurovision entries from worst to best

You are courting controversy there. 'Puppet on a String' won the contest. Not only is it one of only five winning songs on this list, but it was the first. Unlike most on this list, Sandie Shaw was a bona fide contemporary popstar before she was chosen for Eurovision and didn't surrender her artisti...
by DaveC
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 40
Views: 801

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

So, I've got For Emma, Forever Ago listed as 2008, but AM has it as 2007. What year should it be? Allmusic says 2008, Wikipedia has self-release in 2007 and official release in 2008. Well RYM also has 2007 and we included it in the 2007 round of voting last edition in 2011. So I'm taking it as 2007...
by DaveC
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.4
Replies: 22
Views: 338

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.4

1. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me vs. The Beatles - Help!
2. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die vs. Tom Waits - Small Change
3. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank vs. Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
4. Astor Piazzolla - LIbertango vs. Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara
by DaveC
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 326
Views: 10153

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Very pleased to see the huge rise for Etta James.
by DaveC
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 21
Views: 314

Re: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 2

Albums Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul Prince - 1999 Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep - Mountain High Etta James - At Last! Curtis Mayfield - Curtis Pass Songs Ben E. King - Stand By Me Frank Ocean - Pyramids Prince - Lit...
by DaveC
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)
Replies: 15
Views: 262

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)

02 | Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
11 | In My Life
04 | Nowhere Man
01 | Drive My Car
09 | Girl
10 | I'm Looking Through You
05 | Think for Yourself
07 | Michelle
14 | Run for Your Life
03 | You Won't See Me
12 | Wait
13 | If I Needed Someone
06 | The Word
08 | What Goes On
by DaveC
Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 326
Views: 10153

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Live in Phoenix wrote:Oh, I would have voted for Singles Going Steady...


Me too. I voted for both 1978 studio albums. Good to see that they made the list anyway.
by DaveC
Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members
Replies: 35
Views: 894

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members

I am the fourth 50's. 1959, older than DocBrown, but younger than DaveC and Henry. Great to have four of us in the forum. I wonder if any of the other folks from the 50's have a great affection for Velvet Underground than myself :-) Well I think you are more passionate about them than the rest of u...
by DaveC
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.3
Replies: 24
Views: 325

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.3

1. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra vs. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds 2. Santigold - Santogold vs. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Game Theory - Lolita Nation 4. Rodriguez - Coming from Reality vs. Carl Perkins - The Dance A...
by DaveC
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 2215

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

No chance of any album being on every list. I'd be surprised if any album cracked 60 votes. I expect most voted will be between OK Computer, VU & Nico, Revolver, and Funeral. Not that those will be the top four overall. As for Bjork's winner - that is really hard to call. I'd like it to be Debut...
by DaveC
Mon Sep 04, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)

02 | Archangel
04 | Ghost Hardware
13 | Raver
08 | Untrue
05 | Endorphin
03 | Near Dark
11 | Homeless
12 | UK
06 | Etched Headplate
09 | Shell of Light
10 | Dog Shelter
07 | In McDonalds
01 | Untitled
by DaveC
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 446

Re: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 1

Albums Prince - Purple Rain Stevie Wonder - Innervisions Michael Jackson - Off the Wall Parlament - Mothership Connection Otis Redding - Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul Stevie Wonder - Fulfillingness’ First Finale Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man Betty Davis - They Sa...
by DaveC
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 40
Views: 801

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Albums 1 | Arcade Fire | Neon Bible 2 | Arctic Monkeys | Favourite Worst Nightmare 3 | Interpol | Our Love to Admire 4 | The National | Boxer 5 | Kashiwa Daisuke | Program Music I 6 | Radiohead | In Rainbows 7 | Spoon | Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga 8 | PJ Harvey | White Chalk 9 | Low | Drums and Guns 10 | Deerhoo...
by DaveC
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members
Replies: 35
Views: 894

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members

I feel like an imposter; I was born in the 1950's by just three weeks. But someone has to keep Henry company. Henry hasn't voted yet. And I thought we were the only two. Let's see if there is fourth from our decade brave enough to mix it up on the forum. I was born in 1956 - how about you Dave? 195...
by DaveC
Sat Sep 02, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members
Replies: 35
Views: 894

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members

DocBrown wrote:I feel like an imposter; I was born in the 1950's by just three weeks. But someone has to keep Henry company.


Henry hasn't voted yet. And I thought we were the only two.
by DaveC
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

ALBUMS results. 38 voters voted for 191 different albums. Five albums looking good for wildcard slots. #1 from last poll (in 2011) down to #4. Rank | Artist | Album | Points | # Voters 1 | The Knife | Silent Shout | 522 | 18 2 | Amy Winehouse | Back to Black | 503 | 21 3 | Arctic Monkeys | Whatever ...
by DaveC
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 40
Views: 801

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Henry wrote:Songs
30. Laura Veirs July Flame


The album was released in 2010. There was a downloadable album promo including this song released in 2009. At a stretch, I guess that makes it eligible for 2009, but not 2007.
by DaveC
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Close off in about 18 hours.

phil wrote:Albums
7 | Dhafer Youssef | Divine Shadows


Best find from this poll (so far)
by DaveC
Fri Sep 01, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 40
Views: 801

Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

[imgsize 428x300:2nzbq18o]https://airabovewater.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2007.jpg All the rules and explanations for voting are here: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links The deadline is midnight (UTC) on October 1st. Please format your list like this if possible: Rank | Artist | Album/...
by DaveC
Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

rumpdoll wrote:Albums:

14 | Arcade Fire | Neon Bible

Songs:
05 | Arcade Fire | My body is a cage



Are they not 2007?
by DaveC
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 26
Views: 617

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 4

Albums Them - Angry Young Men Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep - Mountain High Jessie Ware - Devotion Frank Ocean - nostalgia,ULTRA. Curtis Mayfield - Curtis Lou Bond - Lou Bond Tim Maia - Racional Vol 1 PASS Songs The Supremes - Baby Love Amy Winehouse - Back to Black Michael Jackson - Don’t Stop...
by DaveC
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.2
Replies: 19
Views: 326

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.2

StevieFan13 wrote:I can't vote this time around, so I'm just gonna have to sit back and sigh as Arctic Monkeys drop out.


You could just vote in that matchup. I nominated them both, so I'm unhappy either way.
by DaveC
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.2
Replies: 19
Views: 326

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.2

1. The Kinks - Face To Face vs. David Bowie - The Next Day 2. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare vs. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part 3. Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal vs. Agalloch - The Mantle 4. La Femme - Mystère vs. Godspeed! You Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet And...
by DaveC
Mon Aug 28, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995)
Replies: 15
Views: 361

Re: Rank the Tracks: Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995)

04 | Don't Look Back in Anger
10 | Morning Glory
12 | Champagne Supernova
05 | Hey Now!
03 | Wonderwall
02 | Roll with It
01 | Hello
08 | Cast No Shadow
07 | Some Might Say
09 | She's Electric
06 | [untitled]
11 | [untitled 2]
by DaveC
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.1
Replies: 18
Views: 382

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.1

1. The Jam - Sound Affects vs. Prince & the Revolution - Parade
2. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare vs. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda
3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet vs. Labradford - Mi Media Naranja
4. Fishmans - Long Season vs. Various Artists - I'm Your Fan
by DaveC
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 24
Views: 566

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3

Albums Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul Stevie Wonder - Talking Book Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul Pass Prince - 1999 Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid Funkadelic - Maggot Brain Songs Ben E. King - Stand By Me The Temptations - My ...
by DaveC
Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question About 2000s poll
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Question About 2000s poll

This is the explanation from last time:- Formula 100*(1+30)/(position+30) Put your rank (1, 2, 3, etc) into the “rank” column of the excel sheet. If you have not heard a song or album, please leave the rank cell blank. Songs/albums you don't rank will be given the same score as the song/album in the...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8
Replies: 20
Views: 416

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8

1. The Beatles - Help! vs. Julia Holter - Loud City Song 2. Wishbone Ash - Argus vs. Tom Waits - Small Change 3. Fennesz - Becs vs. Ennio Morricone - C'era una volta il West (Once Upon a Time in the West) 4. Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara vs. Mademoiselle K - Hungry Dirty Baby
by DaveC
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 685

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2

Albums
Erykah Badu - Baduizm
Otis Redding - Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul
Stevie Wonder - Music of My Mind
Prince - Around the World in a Day
Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man
Janet Jackson - Janet
Donny Hathaway - Live
Betty Davis - They Say I’m Different
by DaveC
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation (1988)
Replies: 9
Views: 307

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation (1988)

01 | Teen Age Riot
12 | Trilogy: a) The Wonder b) Hyperstation z) Eliminator Jr.
03 | The Sprawl
09 | Candle
11 | Kissability
04 | 'Cross the Breeze
02 | Silver Rocket
06 | Total Trash
10 | Rain King
05 | Eric's Trip
07 | Hey Joni
08 | Providence
by DaveC
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Big list idea - Top 1,000 Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 31
Views: 882

Re: Big list idea - Top 1,000 Songs of the 1990s

Top songs from the 1990s 1990: Pixies - Velouria 1991: Nirvana - Come As You Are 1992: Radiohead - Creep 1993: Rachid Taha - Ya Rayah 1994: The Cranberries - Zombie 1995: Pulp - Common People 1996: Manic Street Preachers - A Design for Life 1997: Björk - Bachelorette 1998: Massive Attack - Teardrop ...
by DaveC
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 685

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2

Songs
Prince - 1999
FKA Twigs - Two Weeks
Janelle Monae - Tightrope
Prince - Kiss
Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street
Edwin Starr - War
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror
Isley Brothers - That Lady
by DaveC
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 877

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Albums
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
James Brown - Live' at the Apollo
D’Angelo and the Vanguard - Black Messiah
Pass
Parliament - Mothership Connection
Prince - Dirty Mind
by DaveC
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7
Replies: 18
Views: 406

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7

1. The Postal Service - Give Up vs. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me
2. Grinderman - Grinderman vs. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
3. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank vs. Leonard Cohen - Live Songs
4. Morrissey - Years of Refusal vs. Astor Piazzolla - LIbertango
by DaveC
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 877

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Songs
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Prince - When Doves Cry
Four Tops - Reach Out I’ll Be There
The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1623

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

madzong wrote:Funny! New Zealand is a small place! I used to live in Pakuranga :P


So did I! Just off Cascades Road.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Pauler wrote:03. Kleerup & Robyn - With Every Heartbeat


Released in January 2007 to the best of my knowledge.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Live in Phoenix wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:As Pierre pointed out in the other forum, RoyCombs appears to be a spam account and just copied Bang Jan's first four songs.

That's creepy, that would have thrown off the vote totals. Just plug your horrible crap, spammers.


Well the minimum list length for inclusion is 5, so a feeble fail.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

5. Fall Out Boy / From under The Cork Tree Believe that's '05. If necessary, I can move the Fall Out Boy songs out of this list. Unfortunately, it's too late to put them in my 2005 list. Hi Henry, you did vote for this album last month (2005), so I will remove it and pull the other albums up one po...
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1623

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

madzong wrote:
Where did you live before living in Auckland?


Actually Birmingham. I was born in the UK and I've lived and worked in London, Johannesburg, Amsterdam and Antwerp. Now Howick.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

madzong wrote:7. The Chromatics - Yeah Yeah Yeahs


I don't know this one.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2600

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

madzong wrote:
Sorry DaveC - I made a few edits to this but this is my final final list :)



StevieFan13 wrote:
OK, I made one more tiny little edit to mine...


You don't need to re-post. I find any edits. (Well I missed at least one very-late-in-the-month edit, but I'll try harder.)
by DaveC
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1623

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

madzong wrote:
Just voted! (For NZ) I wonder if the other votes are just Australians or is there another Kiwi here?


I can tell from your book lists that you were born here. I wasn't, but I've been a Jaffa since 1988. I support the All-Blacks, but try to avoid "Loyal" as much as possible.

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