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AndImBatman

aka Rarity Filly

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Archive 1

Archived Edit

Done yo. KUDLq.png 02:25, November 29, 2012 (UTC)

kthx. --Personal AndImBatman Sig imageBats a.k.a Rarity Filly  02:26, November 29, 2012 (UTC)

Re: Commadner KingEdit

The info on him in this video at about 1:15. 132527029757.gifArgorrath おしゃべり%E7%95%B0%E8%AD%B0%E3%81%82%E3%82%8A.jpg

King Edit

Proof - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cq9G65ENyLU. Play forward to 1:55 for him. Daniel123Shaw123 (talk) 21:46, December 15, 2012 (UTC)

I only deleted my welcome message.

~~CombatArms1101~~ December 17, 2012

OiEdit

In the future, please don't revert edits such as this. Rollback intended for anti-vandalism, not simple mistakes/bad edits. vm7BQ.png 01:51, December 22, 2012 (UTC)

Merry Xmas, batbat Edit

3rqIw.jpg ^^, Maxxis. Signbot.gif0166.png 15:33, December 24, 2012 (UTC)

Merry ChristmasEdit

Thank you Batman, Merry Christmas to you as well!  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  13:59, December 25, 2012 (UTC)

Merry Christmas BatbatEdit

That was a picture of superman Ayfkm.png lolol jk thanks Merry christmas to you too :D Jv3y7.jpg
TheUltimateH4M Talk 14:01, December 25, 2012 (UTC)

WarningsEdit

If you're going to give a user a Bad Edit warning for an edit like this there's no need to simply lob an empty template on. Either write a small message or at least put a message in the signature section. 00:48, December 26, 2012 (UTC)

Trolling Edit

A blog post or comment you recently made was deleted because it was considered trolling. Trolling can include, but is not limited to:
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You are still free to make posts; however, please make sure they are up to standards!
Thanks!

Rather rude comment on that Users blog KUDLq.png 03:14, December 27, 2012 (UTC)

Licensing Your Images Edit

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We kindly ask you to please properly license all future images that you upload to the wiki. It is the sole responsibility of the up-loader to license any image he/she uploads to the wiki. When uploading an image to the wiki, towards the bottom of the page there is an option to add a license. Click on the drop down menu; there on the menu in the lower section, you will see "fair use and with permission" options.
  • For images that are game screenshots, use Copyrighted Media.
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You add the license to the image at the same time you upload it to the wiki. For more help and details, see here. If you have any questions please contact me on my Talk page and I'll be glad to help.

Only one license, two isn't needed for its still a game screenshot Argorrath (talk) 16:21, December 31, 2012 (UTC)

Banned from chatEdit

You have been banned for 2 weeks for having various warnings, as well as a recent altercation of COD:DBAD, upsetting another user. You can rejoin chat when your ban is up. Keep in mind this is your 3rd ban. 14:18, January 5, 2013 (UTC)
Because your attitude managed to upset another user in chat, paired with your past warnings it warranted a ban. 14:28, January 5, 2013 (UTC)
"..."
"I think I should go since I can't stand christmas noobs. BBL."
You put nothing in this sentence to make it seem like it wasn't aimed at the user that had just asked a CoD question. To all other users it looked rude towards the user and upset the user that had just asked the question. 14:37, January 5, 2013 (UTC)
You upset another user because he thought you called him a "Christmas noob" simply for asking a question, and frankly the logs look like you did. If you're trying to say "I don't think I should have a ban because I was angry" then I'm afraid it's simply COD:NST. 14:43, January 5, 2013 (UTC)
"I didn't violate any polocies and I only upset the user. I feel that since I apologized I should have it shortened or be unbanned." I'm sorry, but an apology like this doesn't look sincere at all, I'm afraid you'll just have to have the full 2 weeks. 15:15, January 5, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Edit

Go back on MLP chat please, I will be around to talk in ~1 - 1.5 hours when I get home, I need to ask you something important  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  15:22, January 5, 2013 (UTC)

RE:Apology 2Edit

I just received your apology, and as this one does seem to be genuine and not, as you said, demanding I have shortened your ban to come off on Wednesday 16th January 2013. 16:09, January 12, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Recent Edits Edit

Someone else put bus driver so i edited it, sorry :P Zombie DropperTalkRay Gun 3rd person view WaW 20:46, January 16, 2013 (UTC)

I removed it because it was using the phrase 'you' and also because, while it's coming form Treyarch themselves, may not actually reflect the gun's performance in-game. It's a quotation, not solid information. Executioner Menu Icon BOIIAugFC Talk Page 14:36, January 26, 2013 (UTC)

Map OrderEdit

Your the one that's messing it up, its describing to order of the stops and you're screwing it up. So you need to stop changing it, thanks!

Map orderEdit

It's the order that the Bus goes and its stops.

Map OrderEdit

Well then you might want to stop editing it.

Unused FilesEdit

Please remember to use the uploaded images. Many of them where deleted as they where unused files. 132527029757.gifArgorrath おしゃべり%E7%95%B0%E8%AD%B0%E3%81%82%E3%82%8A.jpg18:52, February 24, 2013 (UTC)

Then I do apologize, but since they weren't used, so neverless they where still deleted and will need to be reuploaded 132527029757.gifArgorrath おしゃべり%E7%95%B0%E8%AD%B0%E3%81%82%E3%82%8A.jpg19:50, February 24, 2013 (UTC)

Custodian rightsEdit

Your custodian rights are currently under review reflecting on some recent image names not being up to standard. Examples include "File:Minion dierise black ops 2.jpg" and "File:PDW Lazer Bo2.jpg". 22:58, February 27, 2013 (UTC)
For the first image you renamed it twice, and the newest name is terrible. Also if you read the image policy you would know the correct for the second image name would be "PDW-57 Laser Sight BOII", in-game it is not called the "PDW" or "Lazer". 23:38, February 27, 2013 (UTC)

ThanksEdit

Just wanted to say thanks for supporting me in FU --Cataphract_%28Civ5%29.png SlavByzantine_%28Civ5%29.pngTalkDromon_%28Civ5%29.png 20:34, February 28, 2013 (UTC)

This comic made me think about you Edit

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Personal The Antibrony Sig Talk page 18:44, March 6, 2013 (UTC)


Thursday March 21, 2013

AndlmBatman

Thanks for getting rid of the Black ops 2 nuke page which was fake I knew it after people in the chat told me about it.Anyways thank you for deleting it I thought it would never disappear

- Dr chew

ps. Your like always away in chat whats with that?

pps. what guns do you have in Bo2?

ppps. have you heard of the new camos?

Hi,


I've been wondering why some of my images have been deleted while the others were kept on this site.


I have followed the proper naming and licensing procedures so I am not exactly sure what is wrong with the deleted images compared to the ones that are still on there.


http://callofduty.wikia.com/wiki/Ballista/Camouflage

The three I have on there are the Bloodshot, Carbon Fiber, and Gold camouflages. The ones removed are from the Kryptek: Typhon, Ronin, Art of War, Skulls, and Cherry Blossom


TheKagaenBox (talk) 06:17, March 23, 2013 (UTC)


-TheKagaenBox

Blog CommentsEdit

Please remember, If a user says their opinion on a matter, don't vehemently say to the user "They're wrong". This could get the other user to defend their opinion and act hostile to you as well. 132527029757.gifArgorrath おしゃべり%E7%95%B0%E8%AD%B0%E3%81%82%E3%82%8A.jpg05:49, March 25, 2013 (UTC)

Banned from ChatEdit

Due to your unacceptable behavior on Call of Duty Wiki Chat, you have been banned by Cpl.Bohater. Your ban expires on April 25, 2013, and the reason why you were banned may be viewed in the ban log. You can contact the moderator who banned you to see if you can be unbanned, however it is very strongly advised that you read and review our policies thoroughly before you reconnect.

Any more unacceptable behavior and a wiki block or longer chat ban may be issued. Thank you.

-- This is an automated message. URL 13:40, March 26, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Edit

I'm in Halo Nation ready to talk when you are  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  20:52, March 26, 2013 (UTC)

Oh. Didn't know, as I managed to kill both of them (of course with a penalty), but the turn out isn't always the same for others as it was for me. So thanks for correcting me, good sir. Omegax22 (talk)

Recent Edit Edit

This edit http://callofduty.wikia.com/wiki/Mob_of_the_Dead?diff=1896108&oldid=1896106 is entirely incorrect. Having added it myself, I know for a fact you did not actually observe the edit. The youtube video, yes, is not an official source, but he was speaking about a poster PROMOTED BY XBOX which depicted characters holding a ray gun and a a bottle of Juggernog. In the future, if you think a source is wrong, take the time to actually scan through it and assume good faith instead of immediatley deciding it's wrong and deleting other users hard work. This can be considered vandalism. KUDLq.png 05:30, April 7, 2013 (UTC)

I am sorry I forgot to mention it, but yes, all the infomation I posted was from the Mob of the Dead preview at the end of the Call of Duty: Championships live stream. Did you see that, by the way? Shadowking58 (talk) 01:13, April 8, 2013 (UTC)

So, basically, you need a link to the preview that I'm talking about but I don't believe it's on youtube yet. Shadowking58 (talk) 01:19, April 8, 2013 (UTC)

Re: DeletionEdit

So do I just hold on to the article coding until the map pack comes out and then post it as a article?

Mr.ClassicMan (talk) 16:59, April 12th, 2013 (UTC)

Also, since its already the 16th, can we post info about the maps if we have the maps already?

Mr.ClassicMan (talk) 17:12, April 12th, 2013 (UTC)

Block Edit

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Due to your unacceptable behavior, you have been blocked for 3 days. You are welcome to come back and edit sensibly after the block is up, however it is very strongly advised that you read and review our policies thoroughly before you start to edit again. If you believe your block is unfair you can leave a message on this page and an administrator will consider it.

Any more unacceptable behavior and another block will be issued. Thank you.

Breaking COD:DBAD multiple times. PierogiTalk 20:23, April 18, 2013 (UTC)
Sorry if I'm interrupting, but how did he break DBAD to get blocked just now? -- laagone (talk)  20:25, April 18, 2013 (UTC)
It wasn't from this hour, but here is the link in question PierogiTalk 20:27, April 18, 2013 (UTC)
Not arguing the block, but it says "Multiple DBAD Violations" yet you only gave one (which is pretty minor, and possibly not even DBAD) so you might want to provide more or just change the wording of the block. KUDLq.png 20:30, April 18, 2013 (UTC)
Per Damac, a barely insulting edit summary is pretty weak grounds for a block, even for a 'final nail on the coffin'. Granted, YDS isn't the nicest thing to say, but I wouldn't put DBAD on it. -- laagone (talk)  20:32, April 18, 2013 (UTC)

(Reset indent) To clarify, the "multiple" was referring to his multiple previous warnings. PierogiTalk 20:34, April 18, 2013 (UTC)

Edit summariesEdit

Please do not leave rude/inciting/unnecessary edit summaries. I removed your ban this time but another administrator or myself will not be as lenient next time.  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  20:51, April 18, 2013 (UTC)

Unsourced infomation Edit

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Due to you adding unsourced (and bullshit) information to the Zombies (mode)/Story page (here) and to the Mob of the Dead page (here) we've had multiple complaints on twitter, youtube and reddit (two examples you can see to the right).

We also had to go out and apologise on reddit for this issues: http://www.reddit.com/r/CODZombies/comments/1co9fi/admin_from_the_cod_wiki_here_just_wanted_to_give/

So I just wanted to thanks for that and please never add bullshit information to any pages again. Iw5 cardicon soapN7 TC 16:09, April 20, 2013 (UTC)

M1216 Animation Edit

Hello! I am the same one who made the edit to M1216, and I am pretty sure the animation is different, The Mulitplayer one just drops the mag of the M1216 and the Zombies holds it and drops it off screen. SSJGBebe (talk) 03:03, May 13, 2013 (UTC)

Seriously though,Edit

I want to know how the news blog makes the wiki look "uncouth". Redskin-26 00:20, May 21, 2013 (UTC)

Maybe would could talk on Skype tomorrow, if possible. Redskin-26 02:05, May 21, 2013 (UTC)

Blog Comments Edit

If you have a complaint you actually want to bring to an admin, crat, or trusted users attention, you are more than welcome too. Making passive comments on blogs is NOT the way to go about something like this.

If, however, you no longer wish to be a member of this community and are using the passive aggressive comments as a means to reflect this, you are welcome to leave. NONE of our users enjoy being insulted, to their faces or passively. And especially not as a whole. KUDLq.png 02:22, May 24, 2013 (UTC)

"This guy prefers core game modes..." Edit

Where did you get that piece of info? And yes, a friend of mine has got me hate HC because of the amount of jerk teamkillers and the fact that the one with better connection and reflexes wins. -- laagone (talk)  12:31, May 29, 2013 (UTC)

Re:Edit

I personally accept your apology, but it's up to the others when it comes to letting you back into chat. Redskin-26 23:44, July 2, 2013 (UTC)

RE:Opinion blogEdit

Irrelevant, only the News Team can give that category to blogs. 11:26, July 4, 2013 (UTC)

This is about the Origins weapons, now if I could have a source of the other weapons that were added on this page that would be great. 

News blogsEdit

You're not on the news team, stop making news blogs. If you find news give it to a news team member via their talk page. 10:31, August 22, 2013 (UTC)
Furthermore, your recent blog was fake: "The Daily Pixel is a comedy website featuring spoof and satirical news reports from the world of video games and technology. All of the content is made-up and should not be taken as factual." 10:37, August 22, 2013 (UTC)
Kat's blog was actually meant as a joke blog. The images used was clearly fake. You tried to turn fake news into something that looked somewhat real. What if I hadn't looked at the source and had just moved it on to the news categories? How do you think that would have looked then? 10:52, August 22, 2013 (UTC)

RollbackEdit

Edits like this are not worth using rollback for. Rollback is to be used for vandalism only. Continuing to revert non vandalism is considered an abuse of power and the rights will be removed. Thanks KλT

Trolling Edit

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Thanks!

You didn't directly say it, but please don't say someone's blog was a waste of your time. PierogiTalk 01:40, August 25, 2013 (UTC)


Chat banEdit

I've put your ban back on since we need to sort some stuff out first. Kat's input will be considered and thanks for talking with him - but I'd like to talk to you first about some things. Hit me up on MLP chat when you can. Note this ban doesn't count towards anything - it is simply to sort some things out first. Thanks!  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  16:05, September 8, 2013 (UTC)

RE:ApologyEdit

While what you have said in your apology on my talk page, you have still not addressed what the issue was that lead up to your ban. While acting the way you did in that PM was certainly what made you receive the ban, you still chose to ignore the issue that got you in the most trouble. Relooking over said PM it was given to you many times to give an apology for what you did, as well as letting you know what had upset me. Looking over some previous messages you have sent me it is clear you are still not aware of what you did wrong, or indeed that you need to apologise for doing it. I feel that you still do not feel that what you did was wrong, and it is for that reason I feel your recent apology has not addressed what should be addressed in regards to being unbanned. 19:26, September 8, 2013 (UTC)
So you're aware of the situation. I am currently speaking with other Chat Moderates regarding your ban. I am currently uncomfortable in choosing a side with any full certainty. After discussing this issue with other mods I will let you know what is happening. All I can ask is during this time please do not talk to any other mods or admins to remove your current ban, since it is in effect so we can sort this issue out properly. 22:08, September 8, 2013 (UTC)

Chat banEdit

I have spoken to varying chat mods regarding your ban have come to a consensus. While I have heard a few mixed responses, there is one clear outcome that all the mods I spoke to feel we should do. I will take off your chat ban, however, you will find we will be more strict with you for a while, so it may be best to play it safer than usual for a while so we can rebuild any trust lost. And it came out that this will be your final warning, should you get banned again it will be indefinite, and it will be very unlikely you will be given an opportunity like this again. Please keep in mind this decision has not been taken lightly and all the mods will be keeping an eye on you for a time. I hope you have taken the time you were away from chat to think over matters and will be able to reintegrate without any issues. 20:41, September 10, 2013 (UTC)

Hello! Can you please visit my talk page and u'll find out what my problems are in Call of Duty, Thank you!!! 

Kifflom!Edit

In the last Epsilon mission (where you give Cris 50k), take the car instead. My pal says that you get a huge payout. Recon ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) (talk) 18:48, September 23, 2013 (UTC)

MSG From Tysaylor141Edit

I left the chat cuz there was a lag.

And our conversation with my backstory

  • My Character is Based Off Of Alex Mason
  • You see where I'm going with this so far?

Let's pick up where we've left off on that, Kay?

Tysaylor141 (talk) 23:38, October 30, 2013 (UTC)Tysaylor141Tysaylor141 (talk) 23:38, October 30, 2013 (UTC)

Re: Removing Spec stuff Edit

Sure, go ahead. -- laagone (talk)  14:51, November 4, 2013 (UTC)

Banned from ChatEdit

Due to your unacceptable behavior on Call of Duty Wiki Chat, you have been banned by N7. Your ban expires on November 10, 2013, and the reason why you were banned may be viewed in the ban log. You can contact the moderator who banned you to see if you can be unbanned, however it is very strongly advised that you read and review our policies thoroughly before you reconnect.

Any more unacceptable behavior and a wiki block or longer chat ban may be issued. Thank you.

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how do you upload videos on the wiki.

Firearms Archive Edit

I came across the Shaher the other day and I suspected that it may be the AMR in the archive, but the barrel seems different and the unnamed AMR seems to be magazine-fed. Possibly a related weapon though. Thanks for the info! Executioner Menu Icon BOIIAugFC Talk Page 19:32, November 13, 2013 (UTC)

kEdit

pls dont persecute me for my luv of small titties thank you very much you'll be hearing from the internet police pretty soon. KλT 01:56, November 19, 2013 (UTC)

Stop edit warring when I have cited sources Edit

While Chen is questionable, Tony Todd's Briggs and Benito Martinez's Manuel were motion captured by having the actors in CGI greenscreen/bluescreen suits with the sensors picking up the actor's facial and body movements. We did it for the other characters pages so why is that unhelpful?Gunman6 (talk) 03:48, November 23, 2013 (UTC)

ReEdit

Talk to me here pretty much any time today. Joe Copp 15:44, November 25, 2013 (UTC)

Merry Christmas!Edit

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Dear BatBat,

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and prosperous and Happy New Year!

Love from,  FANMADE_Animated_Derpy_Hooves_desktop_ponies_sprite.gif Sig1.png Sig2.png  22:31, December 24, 2013 (UTC)

Community NewsletterEdit

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Wiki Community Newsletter for Saturday, March 1st

The newsletter will focus on changes to the wiki within the last month and a few notifications for users as well!

What happened last month?
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  • Hyperborrean22 suggested we remove opinion blogs from the front page and allow anyone to create them, not just News Team members. After a very longwinded discussion between him and Sam, it was deemed the proposal was in bad faith. Forum:Opnion blogs (Opened 15:50, February 16, 2014; closed 17:39, February 20, 2014)
  • Kylet357 noticed that the wiki's official YouTube channel has been inactive and only lightly used, and suggested we put it to better use by asking for improvement ideas. Several good ideas were brought up, such as level walkthroughs and partnerships with existing YouTubers, but in the end it was decided that there exists too much competition for the channel to thrive and not enough user interest in putting effort into the videos. Forum:CoD Wiki YT Channel (Opened 02:15, December 1, 2013; closed 16:30, February 25, 2014)
  • Egon Eagle suggested a new section in mainspace articles for references to the CoD series in popular culture and cited a few examples. The forum received little attention, but after two weeks was closed with the unanimous dicision that those references should remain in the trivia section. Forum:Call of Duty in popular culture (Opened 16:07, February 13, 2014; closed 22:39, February 27, 2014)
  • Verantha was voted February's Featured User! She was previously Featured User in January of 2012. A warm congratulations and big thanks to her for her admirably consistent additions to mainspace articles.

What's happening this month?
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  • Call of Duty Wiki:Articles for Deletion has several articles nominated, so please consider dropping by and providing some valuable feedback.
  • Call of Duty Wiki:Requested Improvement Drive Articles is an ongoing project to improve the articles that desperately need it. Argo and many other users put a lot of hard work into it and it would be greatly appreciated if you could help out!
  • Kat has suggested we change the skin of the wiki to something less dark, and has provided a mockup. Some other possible avenues of change have been brought up as well. Forum:Wiki skin revamp
  • Sam noticed a section at the bottom of some pages labeled "Must Watch Videos" that closely resembles the "Related Videos" feature we chose to disable some time ago. After the issue was raised, we all noticed that it only appears every so often. Forum:Must Watch Videos
  • Callofduty4 and Sam have together proposed that we do away with our leaked information policy on the grounds that: it severely limites our ability to post relevant information that would draw viewership; Activision has never asked any other large site to stop posting leaked info like we do, which is unfair and unwarranted; and since we have received no reply from Activision after repeated attempts to clear things up, it's about time we took things into our own hands. It has also been suggested by others that we contact Wikia staff for their take on the situation. Forum:Retiring COD:LEAK
  • AntiScootaTwo has suggested we either allow low-quality Ghosts images to be put into mainspace articles, or start a new image project to combat the amount of Ghosts weapon pages sorely in need of images. The main issue is the lack of editors that own the PC copy or a capture card. Forum:Ghosts Weapon images
  • Sam has lamented that the trivia sections of many articles have become long and filled with untrivial information, and some possible improvements are being discussed. Forum:Regarding trivia sections
  • Damac feels that the recent decline in the quality of news articles has led to decreased readership, and has asked for suggestions for improvement. Prominent ideas so far include more professionalism and a link to this forum. Forum:Quality of News
  • Kylet357 thought it might be necessary to have a new category for satire blogs, but after some reconsideration has changed his proposal to a "non-serious" category. Forum:Satire Category for Blogs

Other reminders
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  • Be sure to keep an eye out for vandalism and speculation, especially now that information about the next Call of Duty is being revealed. Be kind and courteous to people who misunderstand things, and make sure to leave an edit summary when undoing an edit!
Comments? Questions?
Don't hesitate to leave a comment on this page and we'll do our best to see to it! Thanks for reading.
This month's newsletter was made by Joe Copp

So, uh...Edit

Sooooooo.... uhhhhh... favorite pony?

Mine's Rainbow Dash.

Shadowking58 (talk) 15:57, July 28, 2014 (UTC)

STEP UP YOUR GAMEEdit

"The current size of this page is 30,229. Archiving at every 25,000 bytes" WOW BATS YOU NEED TO ARCHIVE MAN... Madnessfan34537 lL5xjBH.png 13:21, September 29, 2014 (UTC)

Late replyEdit

Thanks for the congrats message, also if you ever do want to talk feel free to message me on Steam. 4XBy83R.pngAntiScootaTwotalk  16:28, September 30, 2014 (UTC)

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