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by Nassim
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 33
Views: 1008

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

Anyway, funniest memories about nj was when a facebook messenge would essentially pop up and he'd go "QUICK, top 5 hip-hop albums of the 00s" or something like that. (though his answer started with 5. Puppetmastaz - Creature Funk... NAAAAAH just kidding"... why is everyone teasing me...
by Nassim
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 19889

Re: Albums of 2017

So Fever Ray is teasing... some strange thing, let's assume an album ! First hint is that she is going to care more about pleasing listeners than the Knife did with Shaking the Habitual (not that Fever Ray is the most radio friendly album, but I guess you see my point). So on the other hand of the s...
by Nassim
Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 33
Views: 1008

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

Hey guys, are your girlfriends / wives / sisters / mothers fond of LISTS ? My wife hates lists. My girlfriend is an Art History teacher in a US university (WAR EAGLE !!!), and after a bit over 2 years of dating, I still haven't been able to get her to pick a favorite work of art ever, let alone an ...
by Nassim
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 1185

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

With 5 spots locked for the 4 toping the year in AM and, unfortunately, Viva la Vida, it seems like a very open year. Even assuming Elbow and Kanye are fairly safe, that leaves 3 spots that pretty much any albums could take. So with that in mind, I hope The Dodos – Visiter can pull the same trick as...
by Nassim
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 87
Views: 1358

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

1. Built to Spill
2. Modest Mouse
3. Fugazi
4. Hot Chip
5. Slint
6. Gorillaz
7. Four Tet
8. El-P
9. Arctic Monkeys
10. Spoon

Backstage wing, still with revolutionary hip-hop producers.
1. The Neptunes/Pharell Williams
2. Kanye West
3. El-P
by Nassim
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

Henry wrote:The Who - The Who Sings My Generation (375, 279, 471) - a gigantic drop. I'd appreciate explanations from others. My guess is that the emerging consensus is that this album has been overrated and that we'll see a downward correction in the next update.


Ranked at #577
by Nassim
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 823

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

Krurze wrote:Wait, so does the winner of the fan vote actually get inducted automatically? I thought the fan vote would count as one ballot in the actual jury vote?


Yes it just counts as one ballot, might influence the voters though
by Nassim
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

I'm surprised Sound of Silver dropped, especially with the new LCD Soundsystem album and all that. Also, I'm impressed with how close Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City came to beating To Pimp a Butterfly! They finished a lot closer together than I think a lot of us would have thought. American Dream wasn't o...
by Nassim
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)
Replies: 12
Views: 280

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)

One of my very favorite albums, could do without the skits but packs 11 awesome songs (Through the Wire though ? Meh). 06 | Spaceship 11 | The New Workout Plan 08 | Never Let Me Down 07 | Jesus Walks 12 | Slow Jamz 04 | All Falls Down 15 | School Spirit 18 | Two Words 02 | We Don't Care 20 | Family ...
by Nassim
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)
Replies: 7
Views: 222

Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

Oops, forgot the deadline. Not going to change the top 2 anyway ;) 14 | Scenario 09 | Check the Rhime 02 | Buggin' Out 10 | Everything Is Fair 11 | Jazz (We've Got) 04 | Butter 01 | Excursions 13 | What? 07 | Vibes and Stuff 06 | Show Business 08 | The Infamous Date Rape 05 | Verses from the Abstrac...
by Nassim
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 87
Views: 1358

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2017!!

There should be a 2016 round, taking into account only albums released up to 2015, and a 2017 round, only taking into account albums released up to 2016. That wouldn't make a huge difference for most artists for sure, as To Pimp a Butterfly is 2015 and most major albums from 2016 and 2017 are either...
by Nassim
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 823

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

It's always puzzled me that Dire Straits wasn't inducted, or even nominated once. I'm not saying they are the most deserving non inducted band (nor the least though) but they're a popular band with a kind of "guitar hero", within a classic rock format, having sold buttloads of albums, with...
by Nassim
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists
Replies: 18
Views: 505

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

I had started making a "rank all the LCD soundsystem tracks" list but I still have to listen to some b-sides. By the way, do you know Big Ideas, from the "21" original soundtrack ? I think it could contend for LCD Soundsystem top 10 (even if it has more than a passing ressemblanc...
by Nassim
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Album/Song Discrepancies
Replies: 20
Views: 496

Re: AM Album/Song Discrepancies

A more recent example of this sort of thing that I could find was MGMT's Oracular Spectacular. It contains the third and fourth-most acclaimed songs of 2007, and "Electric Feel" also ranks highly. Yet the album itself is only ninth for 2007, and not in the top 500 of all time. That's chan...
by Nassim
Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 50 Best Tom Petty Songs
Replies: 13
Views: 328

Re: The 50 Best Tom Petty Songs

So I take back my statement that you never hear Tom Petty on French classic rock radio, I didn't know Learning to Fly was his and you can sometimes hear it.
by Nassim
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

The AM ranking of The Replacements' Let It Be is incorrect !
by Nassim
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

BleuPanda wrote:
Henry wrote:Let's see how many of these notable efforts drop before we get to 100:

Tom Petty - Damn the Torpedoes (134, 638, 670) - likely missed the top 1000.




This one landed at 389.


And Some Girls at 502
by Nassim
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 1185

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Hey, to each their own. If it makes the final, you don't have to vote for it. I'm pretty sure if you don't like a song, you will vote for it... All the way down the list. Is that how it works? Yes, you rank all the songs and albums you know and the other ones get the same points at those in the ave...
by Nassim
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 2477

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Not complaining, but Kids not making it to the final round is the biggest surprise so far for me.
by Nassim
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 2477

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Albums : 1) LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver 2) El-P - I'll Sleep When You're Dead 3) Elliott Smith - New Moon 4) Dan Deacon - Spiderman of the Rings 5) Radiohead - In Rainbows 6) Klaxons - Myths of the Near Future 7) Bon Iver - For Emma, Forever Ago 8) Animal Collective - Strawberry Jam 9) !!! - M...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

Sorry, for some reason it felt like more than 3 albums had made it (maybe 4 with the EP?), and I'm not intimately familiar with their discography outside of the big guns. I was also being hyperbolic, as I didn't actually expect any post-Automatic for the People albums to make the cut, but yeah it w...
by Nassim
Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 25
Views: 541

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

Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror
by Nassim
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

Screamadelica... :( Good album, and I would've voted for it if I had expanded my list beyond 200 albums. That said, I've never actually met a Primal Scream fan. Anecdotal, I know, but I am a little surprised that album is in the AM top 100. (I figure its influence on dance music helps though.) It's...
by Nassim
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

First album to reach 20 votes is... Return to Cookie Mountain! I'm saddened by it's steep drop from the last poll. Over the years it's grown in my estimation, but it seems like it's slipping in these polls (and possibly even on critics' lists). Yes it seems to fall on critics lists too. Not as stee...
by Nassim
Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 178
Views: 15771

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Seeing Big Thief, BADBADNOTGOOD, and Animal Collective tonight. Though Animal Collective is one of my top bands, I find it hard to get excited for them these days... Strangely I got really disappointed when I saw them live touring after MPP's release, but really enjoyed them last year when they wer...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 19889

Re: Albums of 2017

Was going to respond to that didn't want to continue going back and forth but you said it best Nassim. Misogyny and braggadocio have been in hip hop since pretty much the beginning. It's just a lot more vulgar and frequent pretty much each decade. Well, maybe my phrasing was misleading but I think ...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 19889

Re: Albums of 2017

Misogyny Ego and boasting I'm with you. These last two eliminates a huge chunk of the rap roster... While I do have a problem with Misogyny, ego and boasting can be fun. It's not like you could find any band/rapper who didn't do it anyway : Run DMC ? Because the rhymes I say, sharp as a nail Witty ...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

I started listening to Relationship of Command recently and couldn't get into it, but I'll probably give it another chance one of these days. As for De-Loused, Cicatriz ESP is one of my least favorite songs on the album, so I agree with you there, although I think a lot of experimental, conceptual,...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

Of course I understand that many of my obscure and unheralded favorites won't make the list, but I'm disappointed that The Mars Volta doesn't have more fans here. Their 2003 debut De-Loused in the Comatorium was ranked #1139 in the last official update and it's one of the most energetic and creativ...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

Expecting the first AM top 100 album, i.e. Back in Black , pretty much any moment. Or perhaps Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs? I don't think that one is particularly popular over here either. Worst album of AM top 200 in my opinion, by a big margin, but the classic rock wing of the forum would ...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

Well, between I'm Your Man and Berlin, it would seem that dying is not a good strategy if you want to climb in our polls (just saying, in case someone planned to try).
by Nassim
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

Henry wrote:Yes - Fragile (19, 876, 531) - I'm prepared to be disappointed and see this album below 1000


A bit puzzled by that one, no way it got less than 200 points but surprised it got more than 500.
by Nassim
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

Will Atrocity Exhibition make it? I'm thinking there's a 50/50 chance right now. No way José ! Probably didn't miss the top 1000 by much though. The reason I included it in my predictions is because it's startlingly high on the 2016 lists at both RYM (currently #3, right beyond Bowie and Radiohead)...
by Nassim
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

prosecutorgodot wrote:Will Atrocity Exhibition make it? I'm thinking there's a 50/50 chance right now.


No way José ! Probably didn't miss the top 1000 by much though.
by Nassim
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

So I didn't really join the Linkin Park conversation, but I must say while I was a bit into the nü metal and melodic hardcore scenes (and it shows, I have Toxicity and thefakesoundofprogress still in my top 100 of all time and Slipknot's self titled not far behind), I never really enjoyed Linkin Par...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

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. Yeah, I got excited after seeing Super AE...but who k...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 2477

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Meanwhile, looking for the The Past is a Grotesque Animal votes :
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by Nassim
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - The Top 100 South Park Songs (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 218

Re: Consequence of Sound - The Top 100 South Park Songs (2017)

24. “LA RESISTANCE” 23. “SIMULTANEOUS” Too low ! Also should be noted songs from Chef Aid : The South Park album are not included, which is a shame because Cartman's version of Come Sail Away, Rancid's Brad Logan, Devo's Huboon Stomp, Rick James' Love Gravy, Perry Farrell's Hot Lava and the hot mes...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 19889

Re: Albums of 2017

(6.0) Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory(4.0) This made me sad ! EMA - Exile in the Outer Ring (8.0) Very pleasant surprise for this discovery - noise dream pop if you wish, it works well. Surprised you didn't know EMA! Her pretty good previous album, The Future's Void kinda flew under the radar, but ...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

There really haven't been that many albums dropping out of the top 500 (I can only think of " I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight" and "Original Pirate Material" although I'm sure there's more). Counted 46 so far, though I guess a couple might have left the top 1000 too. Mos...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)
Replies: 18
Views: 485

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

02 | Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) 09 | Girl 01 | Drive My Car 10 | I'm Looking Through You 11 | In My Life 07 | Michelle 12 | Wait 03 | You Won't See Me 05 | Think for Yourself 13 | If I Needed Someone 06 | The Word 04 | Nowhere Man 08 | What Goes On 14 | Run for Your Life I usually don't ju...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

Michael Jackson's "HIStory"? That was... unexpected. And also slightly unfair. Half of this "album" (the entirety of disc one) is just a compilation, and not even a rarities compilation - it's a greatest hits. So I wonder if this sort of album should be allowed. I don't really h...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 greatest video games of all time (Jeuxvideo.com, France, 2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: Top 100 greatest video games of all time (Jeuxvideo.com, France, 2017)

Ocarina of time #55, that's a surprise ! I guess they didn't want to have too many Nintendo on top but still.
Same for Super Mario 3 at #68.
by Nassim
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 643
Views: 28491

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

Is the Sheena Ringo album actually available somewhere? I'm not seeing an easy source on youtube and none of her stuff is on spotify. Not seeing it on itunes or amazon mp3 either; there are CD imports, but they're pricey. I see it on spotify, under Ringo Sheena. Might not be available in every coun...
by Nassim
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: T. Rex - Get It On
Replies: 10
Views: 378

Re: 6000 Songs: T. Rex - Get It On

Henrik wrote:Ha ha, love this review! It's funny, but still informative. Thanks Rob!


Indeed, every week is a great read but you outdid yourself this time !
by Nassim
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)
Replies: 8
Views: 262

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

03 | Near Dark
13 | Raver
02 | Archangel
08 | Untrue
04 | Ghost Hardware
06 | Etched Headplate
09 | Shell of Light
11 | Homeless
05 | Endorphin
07 | In McDonalds
12 | UK
10 | Dog Shelter
01 | Untitled

Not too sure why Archangel is the overwhelming favourite as the top 5 are pretty similar songs.
by Nassim
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 217
Views: 6720

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

prosecutorgodot wrote:
panam wrote:Another prediction: I wonder if any EPs will make it? I doubt it.


At the very least Kindred, Jar of Flies and Magical Mystery Tour. Possibly Chronic Town, Come on Pilgrim and a couple others among those that made our top 20 in our best EPs poll.
by Nassim
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.
Replies: 16
Views: 1388

Re: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.

11. Dogs - Too Much Class for the Neighbourhood 12. Benjamin Biolay - La superbe 13. Brigitte Fontaine - Comme à la radio 14. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix 15. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin 16. Michel Polnareff - Michel Polnareff 17. Lizzy Mercier Descloups - Press Color 18. Justice - † 19....
by Nassim
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.
Replies: 16
Views: 1388

Re: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.

1. Serge Gainsbourg - Melody Nelson 2. Daft Punk - Homework 3. Alain Bashung - Fantaisir Militaire 4. Air - Moon Safari 5. Taxi Girl - Seppuku 6. Rita Mitsouko - The No Comprendo 7. Etienne Daho - Pop Satori 8. Noir Désir - Tostaky 9. (Suprême) NTM - Paris sous les bombes 10. Katerine - Robots Après...
by Nassim
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28630

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

StevieFan13 wrote:
notbrianeno wrote:Rollout coming this sunday hopefully!

Whoopee!


So I'll start crossing my fingers that AM is not blocked in China...
Having to wait a week before seeing the last Game of Thrones episode will be hard enough, missing a poll result would be even worse !

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