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I'm not saying he was right about everything but he should be stickied. Like /g/ has the bird sex guy.

Why isn't there a sticky and why isn't it sheldon brown? The fact is this is now the bikes board. All other transportation exists to make cycling more fun and more convenient. It's time we faced the truth, /n/.
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They should make pic related the sticky, as it shows the essence of /n/:
>bicycles being put into place by superior Japanese train, folded 10'000 times
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Stop turning everything into a competition.
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>>1502372
Only noticed the "no cage" icon after posting.
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Why the fuck do you want a sticky?
>O-o-other boards have one
THE OTHER BOARDS ARE FULL OF FAGS
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>not based Jobst Brandt
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>>1502370
>The fact is this is now the bikes board.
fake news sad

all bikers are bigots
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>tfw interested in both cycling and locomotives
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>>1502385

I enjoy cycling and believe the US needs a train revolution, but if you honestly think /n/ isn't full of fags you haven't been paying attention.
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>>1502370
>some dead weirdo who made a website full of outdated information that you'd only use if you were trying to fix up something you excavated from your grandparents' backyard
If anyone needs a sticky it's the park tools moustache guy.
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>>1502458
>tfw taking bike onto trains on a regular basis
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>>1502525
>outdated information bad
>current information good
What do you think a sticky is?
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>>1503065
A useless waste of space
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>>1502370
I don't think he's really relevant in today's world of DIY riders. He's a DIY rider from ages past. I guess he makes slow people fee better about being slow.
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>>1503065
An opportunity for newfriends to learn how to hide threads.
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>>1502372
based drop on that nerd's bike in the background
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>>1503077
he's relevant for working on classic bikes
you can better tutorials for doing basic tasks but the sheer collated information on his site about various old standards and sizes is unparalleled and deeply helpful.

I also think his (and other's like him, brandt, beterson, heine)'s iconoclast hot takes on how to ride and cycling in general are still interesting.

You are kind of right about him being outdated though, but that is explicitly part of the charm. The history of cycling.
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>>1503077
any time you're dealing with steel bikes he's extremely useful
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>>1502370
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>>1502370
this dude and his son were communists. Great bike mechanic though.
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>>1503805
you say that like it's a bad thing
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>>1503809
you say that like it isn't
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>>1503813
/n/ is a commu/n/ist board
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>>1503813
kys
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There should NOT be a separate sticky for Sheldon.

A link to his site should be in the opening post for "bike question general"/bqg threads.... oh wait, it already is.
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>>1503765
can I get stickers of this somewhere?
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>>1503805
capitalism must be destroyed
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>>1507763
like all Posse stickers it is a DIY thing. Print them up at the print shop and confuse people in your town.
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>>1503805
How could they be commies they literally owned a bike shop. I thought they were boring Massachussetts bike hippies.
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>>1513706
Commies only want *other people's* money and businesses to be seized by the state.
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>>1513709
a shop owner pretty much makes you Petit Bourgois by definition
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>>1503805
Based.
>>1513711
There's nothing wrong with owning your own means of production.
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>>1516902
There's nothing wrong indeed, but it certainly means you're not a communist
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>>1516905
>yet you participate in society. curious!
You can be a socialist and still own your own means of production, and socialism is the transitional step between capitalism and communism.
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>>1506182
Go choke on a boot, totalitarian faggot
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>>1516926
But it's not communism, stop grasping
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>>1516964
>a person who supports or believes in the principles of communism.
How can you expect someone to live under communism if communism doesn't exist? The only communists that can exist in a capitalist society are people who necessarily participate in capitalist society, yet advocate for communism.
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>>1516966
Not really, you can live a communist way of life within a communist society, within a capitalist nation
Saying you're a communist doesn't make you one, you have to act like one too
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Good thread fellow assborgs
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>>1503805
Based
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>>1502370
>Neckbeard
>Extremely insistent on wording / pronouncing things a less common way ("derailer", "GNU/Linux")
>Uses an old machine instead of the latest high tech (fixed gear MTB, Thinkpad)
>Skeptical / hostile to the industry they are associated with
>Still an expert in their field

They're a lot alike but Sheldon was a lot more agreeable in general, he doesn't have the autistic or antisocial traits as much as Stallman.
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>>1502525
Based
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>>1518700
You have to understand Stallman as a messianic kind of figure. As the leader of the free software movement, he has to embody all of its ideals in himself or he ends up looking like a hypocrite and tarnishing the reputation of the FSF. And his principles are very good: either you control the software or the software controls you.

Stallman's not using the latest tech reflects his character in two ways. Firstly how he doesn't thirst to consoom the latest tech product, and secondly how much he values his software freedom over convenience.

Sheldon on the other hand just seemed like a cool guy who added useful information without being particularly dictatorial.
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King of /n/ is actually BaconRider.
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>>1519044
Why does he type like that anyway?
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>>1513706
>middle school level education
owning the means of production =/= owning a shop where you sell things produced by others alongside your labor

at best, like mentioned, he's petit bourgeois, which is not the same as a bourgeois/landlords, but even that's a stretch depending who you ask, as he doesn't actually produce the bicycles or goods himself.
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>>1519107
I see where you're coming from, but the logical conclusion to this reasoning is that the only reall producers of anything are miners.
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>>1519112
no, because there's usually private ownership of even mines. and then there's private ownership of the people who take raw resources and produce them into fine goods. Both of these groups are the same class, the elite/bourgeoisie. If I can't make any bikes at all, and have to buy them from a factory owner's factory, I am by no means in the same class as him, obviously excluding a major corporation that just outsources production, but even that's rare, even REI has their own bike line.
A small shop owner who just orders bikes from companies and fixes them is still selling nothing more than goods from a privately owned producer, and his wage labor, simply without a boss to decide what his labor is worth for him.
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>>1519117
Okay, so are the big mining companies the only real people with the "means of production"?
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>>1519120
again raw resource extraction isn't the same as creating finished goods, so no they are not the "only ones".
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>>1519112
Miners are not producers, they just deliver the stuff from underground to be processed into other more useful things.
The real producer is the stars and the universe.
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>>1519127
is assembling a bike creating a finished good?

>>1519131
haha, fair enough mr sagan.
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>>1519141
not unless you're buying the raw goods and milling the steel, welding, making the chain, etc.
If you did this you wouldn't be a worker, you would be an artisan.
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>>1519145
what about car manufacturing-- is it creating a finished good?
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>>1519145
Artisans are workers.
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>>1519147
Yes, of course.
>>1519149
They are not. They are an essentially extinct or very diminished class that were phased out by workers. Luddites being an example of them.
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>>1519149
>>1519157
Note: I'm not arguing in absolutes, but an artisan according to Marx was distinct from the worker, with the biggest distinction being the lack of need for specialized skills thanks to machines, which killed off artisans (who can really be classified as petty bourgeois) and the peasant class (as peasants left estates and working the land to cities to work in factories and produce goods for wages.)
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>>1519157
what about hot dogs? are they sandwiches?
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>>1519164
Depends on your opinion, but I don't consider them as such. The bun is usually a single piece of bread, and most sandwiches are closed between two.
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>>1519164
Hot dog are sandwiches. Hamburgers are sandwiches. Pizza is sandwitch. Pie is sandwich. Anything involving condiment on bread is sandwitch.
Sandwitch is one of humankinds most widespread and prevalent achievments.
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>>1519168
Open sandwich
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>>1519179
I like proprietary better
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>>1519179
I don't believe open sandwiches are real, my friend, that's just a stack of unfinished sandwich.
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>>1519177
A hamburger is not a sandwich unless it's made of sliced bread. A sandwich assumes two SLICES of bread. End of discussion.
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>>1522647
what about a hamburger made out of a bun that you sliced in half, like most homemade ones?
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>>1513706
it's an ideology, not a real thing. you can believe in it without acting it out. same thing with autistic ancap retards.
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>>1503868
you should kill yourself.
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>>1503809
gomunist detected
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>>1519069
I suspect because he is using a flip phone
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>>1523061
socialism is good
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>>1523062
I didn't think Bacon could be more based but I was proven wrong again. How can someone be so based yet be so real?
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>>1523062
That or he’s an actual schizo
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>>1523062
>fliphones back in 2013
Yeah, I can see that happening.
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>>1502370
is this guy /n/'s equivalent of rms?
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>>1502370
bump because this guy's website taught me how to do everything bike mechanic related
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>>1530304
Yes, but without the politics and self-importance
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>>1530427
sounds super lame and boring
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>>1533759
Welcome to /n/
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>>1516972
A perfectly reasonable argument would be that it's impossible to have a functioning communist mini society within a capitalistic framework of a non socialist nation. You wouldn't say Marx wasn't a communist because he paid rent to a private landlord and sold books for profit in the free market.
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>>1530427
>without the politics
they are there in Isolation
but not shoehorned into every single topic
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>>1533759
the word you're looking for is 'nice'
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Literally who? Anyway fuck cyclists. /n/ is a mass public transport board
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>>1534343
No, it's not.
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>>1534345
Stay mad kikelst
Trainchads own this board
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>>1534349
go back to your basement to play with your toys dad, you're drunk
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>>1534364
>calling trains a toy
>goes back to riding his toy around the block
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>>1534349
>looks at most active threads
they don't, son.
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>>1534385
>plays with literal toy trains
>has the nerve to call any other mode of transportation a toy
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>>1502419
He redpilled me pretty hard on wheels.
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I love the Commonwealth of massachusetts. Major Taylor and Sheldon Brown.
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>>1502370
he's definitely the tricky rick of /n/ i do know that
>>1519044
holy shit i did not know about that post ty
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>>1519069
>>1523062
I've seen him type normally before.
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>>1502370
I miss him. He was friendly and answered every email sent to him. Salt of the earth kinda guy
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>>1519044
a namefag? sure?
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>>1547802
found the newfag
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>>1527838
You are not human
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>>1549678
go back to 1950, grandpa
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>>1503077
>>1503088
>>1503095
is sheldon brown the original virgin commuter?
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>>1502370
Who tf keeps bumping this thread, who's that man
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Wait he's dead?
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>>1552126
Yes
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>>1502372
>folded 10'000 times
seems about right
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>>1519069
attentionwhoring
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>>1540617
Moot once made a thread here asking if anyone wanted to ride bikes in central park NYC if I remember correctly
I think that thread was up for over a year
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>>1560552
Bruhs... I miss that little gay poole like you wouldn't believe it
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>>1502370
Literally who
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>>1519069
Steganography, Bacon is a retired glow
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>>1519069
iunno but I've seen him posting on /out/ before but he wasn't using his name or trip.
I tried saying hi but he ignored it, but of course he mostly ignores people here, too.
>>1566248
there's probably files hidden in all the horse pics.
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/n/ should reallt have Sheldon stickied. Maybe some train databse links or something too the foamers don't shit themselves. Also something telling people that cars and motorcycles belong on /o/
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I googled something unrelated and found this. Seems like it was made to be an /n/ sticky.

http://topnigger.ueuo.com/
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>>1568338
kys generals autist
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>>1568338
>that url showing up at all in google
Obvious self-promotion is obvious.
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>>1568349
This, but seriously
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>>1568342
kill ~your~ self
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>>1582255
no u, seethe and cope
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>>1582259
dial 8
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>>1560545
germans are good at this to.
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>>1582274
ok
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>>1503809
>communists literally have to detain their own citizens in order to keep them in the country
Yeah communism sure is great
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>>1519112
miners and foresters .etc produce primary products .eg raw material
smelters and saw mills produced secondary products .eg refined steel billets and dressed wooden planks
there is kind of a 2.5 sector of people who assemble finished products .eg turners and fitters and furniture makers
Tertiary sector is mostly Mercantile and Arbitrage marketing .ie connecting the products with the people who want to buy them
layers above this are bit more abstract and paper pushy / desk job like
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>>1502370
With the glacial pace threads turn over around here this might as fucking well be a sticky now.
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>>1502370
Who
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the only person who deserves a sticky on /n/ is skyking. everyone else can blow a goat
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>>1595441
but make baconrider the only person who can post in the sticky
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who the fuck is sheldon brown?
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>>1502370
I use to visit his site daily in the 2000's.
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>>1595810
/n/'s patron saint of bicycles
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>>1595825
what makes him the patron saint of bicycles?
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>>1503809
It's so great they had to build a wall to keep the poor capitalists out.
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>>1595810
How new are you
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>>1527838
Islamic theocracy is better.
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>>1595838
very. I just come here for the boat threads





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