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Citiogenesis?[edit]

Hi! I'm currently working on referencing unreferenced ant articles and found this paragraph you wrote in 2007 (the section has actually never been edited):

"Unlike other genera in Dolichoderinae, Iridomyrmex ants have the front margin of the clypeus above the mandibles highly modified with convex areas towards the sides and a central projection, which varies from strongly to weakly developed. The compound eyes are relatively high on the head and away from the mandibles."

From Heterick, B. E.; Shattuck, S. (2011). "Revision of the ant genus Iridomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)". Zootaxa 2845: 1–174.  (p. 18):

"The anterior margin of the clypeus above the mandibles is usually highly modified with convex areas towards the sides and a central projection ... varies from strongly to weakly developed ... The compound eyes are placed relatively high on the head and away from the mandibles (Shattuck, 1992b, fig. 95).

Shattuck, S.O. (1992b) Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology, 21, 1–181.

My gut reaction was to remove it due to copyvio, but after looking up the Shattuck (1992) article, I'm more inclined to believe that Heterick & Shattuck (2011) used your text (Wikipedia is a free resouce after all) but failed to attribute it (...which is still required). I do not expect you to remember which sources you used when you created the Iridomyrmex article 8 years ago, but it is possible that both you and Heterick & Shattuck (2011) used some public domain text. In any case, I'd like to clear this up and either rewrite the section or leave a message on the article's talk page to future editors. jonkerztalk 21:44, 2 February 2015 (UTC)

@Jonkerz:: It was the CSIRO site, now archived at [1]. Thanks. howcheng {chat} 02:47, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

LA edit-a-thons on February 14, 17, and 21[edit]

Redondo Loves Wikipedia (2/14), Wik-Ed Women (2/17), and Unforgetting LA at the Getty (2/21)!
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Dear fellow Wikipedian,

The LA Wikipedia community has three events in mid-February -- please consider attending!

First, we have a Valentine's Day edit-a-thon appropriately named Redondo Loves Wikipedia, which will take place at the Redondo Beach Public Library from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, February 14. Join library staff, the Redondo Beach Historical Society, and others to help improve Wikipedia's coverage of Redondo Beach!

Second, we have a Wik-Ed Women editing session on Tuesday, February 17 from 6pm to 10pm at the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive downtown. This series of informal get-togethers is designed to encourage Los Angeles women-in-the-arts (though all are welcome!) to contribute their expertise to Wikipedia, specifically expanding content about women artists.

Third, we have an Unforgetting LA event put on by East of Borneo in collaboration with the Getty Research Institute. Come help improve Wikipedia's coverage of LA design and architecture, and have an awesome free day at the museum -- parking will be validated for edit-a-thon participants! If you'd like to use particular books from GRI's great collection, be sure to email before 2/13 (instructions at event page).

And be sure to check out our main meetup page, because we already have three SoCal events scheduled for early March!

I hope to see you there! Calliopejen1 (talk) - via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:58, 5 February 2015 (UTC)

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February 19 also Vietnamese New Year on this year, Losar is a public holiday in Bhutan.--113.168.111.164 (talk) 08:54, 17 February 2015 (UTC)
Unfortunately, Tết is ineligible to appear due to needing more references. howcheng {chat} 09:24, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

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Complaint about one user[edit]

Hi Howcheng! The user User:Samaneh-davoudi-jende had written in my talk page the massage very very rude. In addition, he did this with the user name that is very similar to my own user name, but with a different word that is very rude word (jende). I checked his contribution. He made this account just to misbehave me. Please help me! Is it possible that remove this user? Is it possible that remove the information of the massage in history of my talk page. This user is too rude and he was irreverence to me. Can you check the IP of the user. Thanks!Samaneh-davoudi (talk) 06:45, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

@Samaneh-davoudi: I've indef-blocked this user. However, I cannot check the user's IP, nor can I remove the edit from your history. You'll need someone with CheckUser access for the first and Oversight access for the second. howcheng {chat} 06:53, 23 February 2015 (UTC)
Thanks so much Howcheng for blocking him and for your guidance.Best regards! Samaneh-davoudi (talk) 07:42, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

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On This Day[edit]

Hi. Hope all is well in LA. I've been missing the Mediterranean climate ever since I left. I notice that you've been active at OTD so I thought I'd ask you a question. How does a centennial of a birth or death get in the selected anniversaries when OTD seems to require each line is pulled from the "events" section of the corresponding day rather than "births" or "deaths" sections? I have two articles I'd like to get into OTD but I'm not sure the rules allow it. Chris Troutman (talk) 01:59, 3 March 2015 (UTC)

Hey Chris, good to hear from you. Birth/death centennials are usually listed with the holidays/observances, like "200th anniversary of the death of Joe Schmoe". Ideally the person listed should be have great significance/notability in their country or field of work (I have been more selective about who gets listed ever since a slew of complaints came in when Marshall McLuhan was included). Who did you have in mind? howcheng {chat} 06:09, 3 March 2015 (UTC)
John Alexander Moore and Edward Tompkins, neither of whom are as important as McLuhan. Both are approaching their respective centennials of birth. Chris Troutman (talk) 21:02, 3 March 2015 (UTC)

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LA edit-a-thons on March 18 (tomorrow!) and 28[edit]

Wadewitz memorial edit-a-thon (3/18), Redondo Loves Wikipedia (3/28)
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Dear fellow Wikipedian,

The LA Wikipedia community has two events in this second half of March -- please consider attending!

First, there is a memorial edit-a-thon in honor of the prolific LA Wikipedian Adrianne Wadewitz, which is being held downtown on March 18 (tomorrow!) from noon to 8pm as a part of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies' annual conference. Please drop by to contribute your own work or teach other users how to write for Wikipedia.

Second, there will be an event at the Redondo Beach Public Library (following up on last month's session), in collaboration with the Redondo Beach Historical Society. Please join us from 10am to noon on Saturday, March 28 at the main branch of the Redondo Beach Public Library!

I hope to see you there! Calliopejen1 (talk) - via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:40, 17 March 2015 (UTC)

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March 23[edit]

Hi Howcheng,

I've added the following to the staging area for March 23:

As was discussed last year, I was a little late. Thanks!--Peaceworld 11:51, 19 March 2015 (UTC)

I mean not the staging area, but you know what I mean.--Peaceworld 11:55, 19 March 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 18 March 2015[edit]

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The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 12 – 25 March 2015[edit]

For April 1: Giuditta Pasta (19th century; female; 150 years)[edit]

Hi, I added a note a few days ago to the Talk page for the April 1 anniversaries, about the above subject. Can you include her, please?. Ta Scarabocchio (talk) 07:54, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

Sorry, but per the rules, we only do births and deaths on multiples of 100 years, so she wouldn't be eligible yet. howcheng {chat} 11:08, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

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ANI notification[edit]

Information icon There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. Thank you. AndyTheGrump (talk) 00:21, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Transphobia[edit]

Do you acknowledge that what you did was wrong?—chbarts (talk) 09:52, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

I acknowledge that the way I wrote the blurb was offensive to you. I have since rewritten it. howcheng {chat} 15:35, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
So you might write transphobic or otherwise blurbs in the future, since you do not acknowledge wrongdoing in this case. I suppose we may have to go through this again.—chbarts (talk) 17:17, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
And your re-write is, if anything, worse. It is more dishonest and more insulting.—chbarts (talk) 17:18, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
You forget the purpose of the April Fool's Main Page. It's actually more accurate: the girl was announced to be a boy by her grandmother, thus one could say her sex was changed. This aligns better with the guideline of using ambiguous language to present true facts. howcheng {chat} 17:44, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
Furthermore, I don't appreciate being asked a loaded question. You have yet to establish to my satisfaction that the blurb is itself transphobic in any way. howcheng {chat} 18:04, 2 April 2015 (UTC)
You refuse to admit that equating sexual reassignment to political intrigue is transphobic? So you're saying we'll do this again, same time, next year?—chbarts (talk) 23:03, 4 April 2015 (UTC)
And the purpose of the Main Page, April Fool or not, is never to make people feel harassed or unwelcome. You acknowledge that it made someone feel harassed and unwelcome, but you intend to keep doing the same thing.—chbarts (talk) 23:05, 4 April 2015 (UTC)

Jan van Riebeeck[edit]

Hi Howcheng. I replaced the image for today's OTD, since it depicted the wrong person! I never knew this, but the image of Jan van Riebeeck from the currency was apparently not really him. I uploaded a cropped version of the accepted portrait, but I've never been involved with main page images, so could you please take a look when you get a chance to make sure that it's all right? I'm not sure how to protect it on Commons, where I'm not an administrator. Normally, I would ask for help before making such a highly visible change, but in this case it seemed important to make the change immediately.-RHM22 (talk) 13:55, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

I just checked, and it seems to have been automatically protected since it transcludes to the main page. Everything should be all right, then.-RHM22 (talk) 14:03, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for catching that. I don't know how long it's been that way. howcheng {chat} 17:48, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
Actually, somebody reported it on the main page talk.-RHM22 (talk) 18:04, 6 April 2015 (UTC)

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Resurrection of Southern California Task Force[edit]

After moving from Los Angeles County to Kern County to San Luis Obispo County, I am finally realizing that there is life in California outside of L.A. and San Francisco, where I lived and grew up. Oh, I have also lived in San Diego, San Bernardino, San Joaquin, Yolo and Sacramento counties, and I earned my undergraduate degree in Riverside County. I am trying to breathe life into the Southern California Task Force, and I hope you will join me. Could you visit our list of participants at the other end of this link and update your description of what you are interested in doing for us, assuming that you still want to be in the mix, that is.

In recompense, I will buy you a drink during the Wikipedia Week I am planning for Morro Bay on the Central Coast in July. Yours sincerely, BeenAroundAWhile (talk) 18:13, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

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June 11, plz — Preceding unsigned comment added by 123.27.171.4 (talk) 08:11, 11 June 2015 (UTC)

What does it mean?[edit]

I was reading materials mentioned here. One of the parts seemed puzzling to me:

For events 100 years old and up, that means multiples of 25 (e.g., 200th, 325th, 550th, etc). If it's less than 100 years old, that means in multiples of 25 or 10 (e.g., 75th, 60th, 30th).

What does it mean? Mhhossein (talk) 14:45, 12 June 2015 (UTC)

If the event is <= 100 years old, then significant anniversaries are 10, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 75, 80, 90, and 100 (multiples of 10 and 25). When it is >100 years old, then they are every 25 years: 125, 150, 175, 200, etc. Does that make sense? howcheng {chat} 04:20, 13 June 2015 (UTC)
That's clear, thanks. Bty, how do we include incidents like Arba'een? Do we have to act based on this criteria? Mhhossein (talk) 13:07, 13 June 2015 (UTC)
No, Arba'een is an annual observance, so it gets included with the holidays every year. Regardless, an event having a "significant anniversary" only gets preference for inclusion that year. It still can be included in other years. howcheng {chat} 05:02, 14 June 2015 (UTC)
Thanks so much! Mhhossein (talk) 18:08, 14 June 2015 (UTC)

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LA Wiknic 2015[edit]

Can we decide on a date this week Howard, Chris Troutman (talk), of either July 5th or Sat the 11th, I need to put in for a vacation day if it is the 5th this week to get the day off, plus I'm dog sitting that particular day so my trip to LA will be shortened. Tinkermen (talk) posted Sunday June 14

Let's go with the 11th then. Last year we did 4th of July weekend and had a fairly low turnout. howcheng {chat} 04:24, 15 June 2015 (UTC)
The 11th sounds great, Chris Troutman (talk) you ok with the 11th and do you wanna set up the event then or would you like one of us to? Tinkermen (talk) posted Monday June 15
I can do it later tonight, if I remember. :) howcheng {chat} 17:04, 15 June 2015 (UTC)
(talkpage lurker) When you do, please add a link to the LA meetup page at Wikipedia:Wiknic :)--Pharos (talk) 21:00, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

Selected anniversaries[edit]

I've contributed to Selected anniversaries for two or three times where you usually edit. It's an interesting job. Is there any chance that I can help you handle the affairs related to it? Mhhossein (talk) 13:31, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

Of course. Just get familiar with the rules and start editing. If you want to start small, just do one or two changes for the dates you want to edit. I will almost always keep any changes you put in (the exceptions will be article quality, or some other policy reason like the article appears on a different day or a significant anniversary will take precedence over the one you picked). Thanks and happy editing! howcheng {chat} 17:01, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

June 2015[edit]

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Battle of Waterloo[edit]

Howdy. Do you think you could give the Battle of Waterloo the picture for Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/June 18, i.e. tomorrow? It's the 200th anniversary and there's significant press coverage and commemoration. Cheers, Oreo Priest talk 12:09, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

The problem is that at 100x100 pixels, any painting of the battle becomes too small to really see anything. If you have a suggestion that works, I'll be happy to put it in. howcheng {chat} 16:29, 17 June 2015 (UTC)
Makes sense! Here are a few suggestions (which the template puts at the right). Napoleon might be the best bet, but I've included some others. If you still don't like any, I'll keep digging! Oreo Priest talk 18:56, 17 June 2015 (UTC)
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Wikipedia:Today's featured article/June 18, 2015‎‎[edit]

Hi, I'm not following ... none of the other still images at WP:TFAA have captions. (The text stands in for the caption.) - Dank (push to talk) 17:24, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

@Dank: See Talk:Main Page. People have been proposing solutions for the "image not aligned with text" problem for ITN and OTD for a long time, but it always bogs down in discussion and ends up running out of steam. So I decided to be bold and put in the caption proposal for OTD and TFA for tomorrow as a test (see WP:Main Page/Tomorrow) to see how it looks. I figured that if someone doesn't take action, the discussion will go nowhere again. If nobody has objections, I'll add to DYK and ITN so that all 4 sections are in sync. howcheng {chat} 21:54, 17 June 2015 (UTC)
Okay. I'll support whatever Chris wants to do with this. - Dank (push to talk) 23:16, 17 June 2015 (UTC)

Side note[edit]

This image was unprotected. (It did, however, look fine on my end.) —David Levy 02:34, 18 June 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 17 June 2015[edit]

5th Annual Wiknic[edit]

5th Annual Wiknic (Saturday, July 11, 2015, ~9:30am-4pm)
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Dear fellow Wikipedian,

You are cordinally invited to the fifth annual Los Angeles Wiknic!

The Wiknic is a part of the nationwide Great American Wiknic. We'll be grilling, getting to know each other better, and building the L.A. Wikipedia community! The event is tentatively planned for Pan-Pacific Park (map) and will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2014 from 9:30am to 4pm or so. Please RSVP and volunteer to bring food or drinks if possible!

I hope to see you there! Howcheng (talk) - via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 19:40, 21 June 2015 (UTC) Join our Facebook group here! To opt out of future mailings about LA meetups, please remove your name from this list.

  • Hey, I'm not sure how this works, but there's now a notice on my watchlist about this event. Pan-Pacific Park in the notice is missing a hyphen so clicking on it doesn't work. Hopefully, you know how to fix it. Thanks.--Bbb23 (talk) 23:16, 21 June 2015 (UTC)

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Wiknic[edit]

The Wiknic was scheduled at the same time as a preexisting Wikipedia meetup in Redondo Beach (see Wikipedia:Meetup/LA). I could contact the library about moving its event if necessary, but I'm not sure it can be moved given that the library does publicity with paper flyers etc... But on the other hand it looks like the Wiknic has been pretty extensively publicized. Any ideas about what makes most sense now? It seems like a shame to divide our efforts. Calliopejen1 (talk) 02:43, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

Let's reschedule the Wiknic to the 25th. I think that's the official Great American Wiknic day anyway. howcheng {chat} 15:51, 29 June 2015 (UTC)
Heh. I'm curious, how long have you been in SoCal? I think you alienated half of your audience with that photo of meat on a grill.[2] A lot of us gave up meat a very long time ago. Anyhoo, carry on with the carnivorous behavior... Viriditas (talk) 09:31, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
I have been in SoCal since 1988, minus a few years spent abroad. I think you highly overestimate the percentage of people who are vegetarian. The vast majority of those that I know are Indian. BTW the meat picture was used last year as well. howcheng {chat} 12:18, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Watermelon steak
Help! I'm oppressed! :) But seriously, I think you underestimate the percentage of people in the U.S. who are reducing their meat intake. And when you combine the vegan, vegetarian, and meat reducers (mostly vegetarian, some meat) together, you get about 40% of the American public. To make a long story short, Los Angeles is generally considered the center of the vegetarian scene in the United States, so there's actually more people who are trying to reduce or eliminate their meat intake in that part of the country than anywhere else. In any case, things change. There was a time in this country, when tobacco smoking was a sign of class, wealth, and prestige. Obviously, that is no longer true, and tobacco smoking in the U.S. at least, is mostly an activity by the working poor. The same trend appears to be the case with meat eating. At one time in the U.S., meat eating was associated with class, wealth, and prestige. That is no longer true. Viriditas (talk) 22:53, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Well there's certainly room for vegans/vegetarians at the Wiknic, so by all means come on down! howcheng {chat} 02:41, 3 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for the invite, but I won't be able to make it. I'm stuck inside of Maui with the Santa Monica blues again. :) I hope you have a great time, and remember, next year you can use a more neutral image, like a watermelon steak, for example. And yes, you can win friends with salad... Viriditas (talk) 05:26, 3 July 2015 (UTC)
I beg to differ. howcheng {chat} 05:33, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

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Wikinic rescheduled[edit]

5th Annual Wiknic rescheduled to Saturday, July 25, 2015, ~9:30am-4pm
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Due to a conflict with the Redondo Loves Wikipedia edit-a-thon, the fifth annual Los Angeles Wiknic has been rescheduled. As before, the location will be at Pan-Pacific Park (map) and will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 9:30am to 4pm or so. Please RSVP and volunteer to bring food or drinks if possible!

I hope to see you there! howcheng {chat} - via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 04:28, 7 July 2015 (UTC) Join our Facebook group here! To opt out of future mailings about LA meetups, please remove your name from this list.

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Reverting my attempt at a discussion: Mistake?[edit]

Was your reversion of my edit a mistake on your part?—chbarts (talk) 00:25, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

If you don't want to have a discussion here, we can have it here. Remember: Bold Revert Discuss. I was bold, I was reverted, now we must discuss the proposed change in light of policy.—chbarts (talk) 00:31, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

Captions[edit]

Hi! Have you read my reply at Wikipedia talk:In the news#Main Page image caption? (I support the underlying goal, but my current concerns constitute an "objection" to the planned Saturday introduction, with which you appear to be proceeding.) —David Levy 21:38, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

My apologies for replying at Wikipedia talk:In the news instead of Talk:Main Page (where discussion already had occurred). I overlooked the latter thread, for which I should have thought to check. —David Levy 00:36, 18 July 2015 (UTC)

  • If you're looking for a venue to test the mobile site; check out today's mobile main page. TFA is using a caption. — Chris Woodrich (talk) 16:41, 22 July 2015 (UTC)

Template:Main page image[edit]

Hello again. The template appears to have some issues:

  1. When the "link" parameter duplicates the "image" parameter, this redundancy should have no effect. Instead, it results in an explicit link to the image description page, which disables the Media Viewer.
  2. When the "width" parameter is left blank ("width = "), the image is displayed at full-width instead of the default 120px.
  3. The documented "border" parameter doesn't appear to function.

Additionally, the following issues existed specifically at ITN (until I implemented a wrapper, which also corrected the first two issues noted above):

  1. Blanking the "image" parameter (our normal practice when no suitable image is available) breaks the template's transclusion (by displaying raw code) instead of removing the image and related content.
  2. The "link" parameter requires the inclusion of "File:" (or "Image:") to link to an image description page, irrespective of whether the prefix was applied to the "image" parameter. (I realize that this enabled linking to other types of page, but I'm not aware of such usage in any of the relevant main page sections. ITN's longstanding "link" implementation permitted the prefix's omission, so this change would have been problematic.)

Also, the "size" parameter (which you left in place) doesn't appear to exist in the new template. (I replaced it with "width".) —David Levy 16:13, 23 July 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for checking those. I fixed the link, blank width parameter, and border issues, and those are in the sandbox now (see User:Howcheng/sandbox). However, I was unable to get the blank image parameter to work. I think keeping that wrapper is a good idea for that particular problem. howcheng {chat} 17:57, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Could you please captionize Queue 4? I've had a request up at WP:ERRORS for several hours to do both that one and the one on the Main Page. Thanks for taking care of the MP one, but nobody's gotten around to doing the queue yet. MANdARAX  XAЯAbИAM 23:31, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Oh yeah I'm actually right in the middle of doing it. Gotta crop the image first. I don't know if I can make the template work with {{Css Image Crop}}. howcheng {chat} 23:34, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
Thanks! MANdARAX  XAЯAbИAM 23:41, 23 July 2015 (UTC)
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For helping to achieve the impossible, here's another barnstar for the pile. —David Levy 00:31, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

Template:Main page image (continued)[edit]

I noticed that the captions are displayed at 8.5px in MonoBook and 9.5px in Vector, with the latter much more likely to wrap. Might it be possible to eliminate this disparity? —David Levy 00:12, 4 August 2015 (UTC)

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