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Lord of the Flies

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Questions and answers relating to William Golding’s allegorical novel about a group of schoolboys marooned on a tropical island and their descent into savagery.
you have the ignition coil wired wrong you need to have 12v during crank and after to. sounds to me you have it hooked up so when your cranking it over its cutting out the 12v its like when you start your car and the radio shuts off till your done cranking it over well that what happens when you wir…
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Answer If humans were meant to fly on their own we would have been born with wings. The only time I have heard of a person wanting to fly like birds was the Wright Brothers who invented the airplane that actually flew a short distance on first flight and someone who is on drugs that feels they ca…
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Answer the rotating kanoosh valve could be bad just take apart the carborator to find it.
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The boys are part of an evacuation program similar to the one that sent the younger generation of young men and women out of the country or to the countryside. This was to prevent an entire generation from dying when the Germans bombed them. The key link is that the novel illustrates how thin the v…
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One View: This is debatable. In my opinion, the main characters are Ralph, Piggy, Jack, and Simon.  Another View: Ralph - The initial leader of the group; he represents civilization and law and order. Piggy - The intellectual boy, always thinking logically and pointing out the obvious to t…
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In the Lord of the Flies Jack thinks that he should be the leader of the group of boys since he was already the leader of the choir so he holds a grudge over Ralph when he is chosen to be the leader instead. Ralph is angered by Jack's antics and soon the two boys clash on their views for the group.
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Jack is the antagonis(competitor, rival) of the story
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During the night, while the boys are asleep, 10 miles above the island a battle is taking place. Although the flashes are visible the sounds that are made cannot be heard. The dead body of one pilot, which is attached to a parachute, slowly drifts down through the air, buffeted and subjected to chan…
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Answer:A pig party is a term that was first coined in the movie Animal House. It is a college party where guys see who can bring the ugliest date. Usually there is some sort of wager on the line and a voting system that happens after the ugly dates have left the party.
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It may be helpful for you to start a journal. Personally, I've never kept a journal for more than a week before I'd started typing mine on the computer. I keep a journal in a word document on my computer and write something every once in a while. (It's so much easier and faster than hand-writing it.…
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Ralph is elected chief in Lord of the Flies because he is holding the conch, which in the book symbolizes power and authority. Authority which is symbolized in adults is needed for the children. So when he's holding the shell, a form of authority, they choose him. Also because it was shiny. :) Ralph…
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Tirupati Balaji is a re-incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the Kali Yuga. Sage Bhrugu, who according to Vedas is believed to have an extra eye in the sole of his foot, once visited Vishnu. At that time, Vishnu was in a private meeting with his consort, goddess Lakshmi, and failed to immediately receive …
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The spear of Jack represented evil. Jack & the hunters uses spears to hunt pigs. Jack thinks that he is the best at everything and all that.
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The title The Fire Next Time is a reference to a Negro spiritual saying that basically says, even though God gave Noah a rainbow as a sign that he would never again destroy the Earth with water, it doesn't mean he won't destroy it again with something worse, such as fire. The Fire Next Time was writ…
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To smack their heads into anything that ejects light, multiply by the masses and bug the f out of you when you take long walks.
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Answer You should be able to figure this out on your own, and I can't really explain it if you lack that much spacial awareness. Answer Stand near the bottom of a small hill or an arched bridge. You can't see past the peak because the land or bridge curves. The same thing happens when you ar…
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Although Peacocks / Peafowls generally walk, they have the ability to fly.
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There is no purpose they should all die
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No but if it is foggy autozone sells a kit to restore it works pretty good about 20 bucks
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William Golding.
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what is Ralph's Attitude towards Piggy Ralph's attitude towards Piggy in the first chapter is a negative attitude towards him, because Piggy is intelligent and is closely tied to the world of adults. Ralph also belittles Piggy by making fun of his name and Ralph told the rest of the group he name is…
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Because, they're CUTE! I would want to expand on this answer, but I need more info on the subject. I was actually wondering that myself!They're all soooo hot! And when was the last time you saw a fat, or even just a chubby skater boy? And they're really really nice.
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If you read the end of the chapter, A gift for darkness, its the scene where we see Simon speaking to the pigs head, who calls himself, the Lord of the flies. In this scene, the Lord of the Flies says, "There isn't anyone to help you. Only me. And Im the beast." He also says, "Fancy thinking that th…
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The war had really affected William Golding on his views of humanity.Seeing how people could cut each other up like animals during the war got him to write the book on it. And show people they should respect each other and not fight
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Ralph-the main characterPiggy-chubby boy whos the voice of reasonJack- antagonist whos obssesed with huntingRoger- Jacks lacky and represntation of evilSimon- Innocent little one
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Hey this is Kai,The differences between the boys are that jack is savage, mean, has leadership qualities, represents dictatorship, he has no regard for others, he is also arrogant, strategist, careless, destructive, fixated on hunting, uses fear from the beastie to his advantage, he is also manipula…
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when piggy died by a rock hit in the head and when they make a ship to get off the island when the conch (representing Democracy) gets broken, and Piggy's glasses get broken representing the end of civilisation. They do not make a ship in order to leave the island, at the end a Royal Navy o…
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he uses the tension method Author Golding uses metaphors to build suspense. i.e. "The creature was a party of boys" (Golding 16).
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The Goliath Beetle is the heaviest insect in the world. It grows up to 4.5 inches (11.5 cm) and can weigh up to 3.5 ounces (100 grams).The biggest spider might be the goliath bird-eating spiderwhich is pretty harmless to humans, as are most species of tarantulas. The biggest one on record was just o…
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Excerpts from Answer.com Richard John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan (born December 18, 1934) was or is a British peer who disappeared November 8, 1974, after his children's nanny was found murdered. Lord Lucan's current whereabouts are unknown, and many, including his wife, presume him to be dead. …
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A pharaoh became pharaoh by either a)birthright (Akhenaten) b)invasion and capture (Nubian pharaohs)c)marriage to royal (Ay)d)or just laying claim to the throne (Hatshepsut)a)birthright meant that the eldest son of the pharaoh by the royal wife had the right to the throne, followed by his full male …
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There is a extended metaphor that Golding uses throughout the novel to suggest that Jack is the symbol of dictatorship, Hitler most likely as the book was written just after WWII. The children are fearing a beast from the water, it's just a rumor however. Much like the British fearing the German U-…
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the vocab words and their definitions for Lord of the Flies can be found in just about any dictionary. The best one is Dictionary.com
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The name and location of the island are never mentioned. It is described as having palm trees and a coral reef enclosing a lagoon, so it is almost certainly a tropical island. The "ocean" is also mentioned but the name of the ocean isn't given. The likelihood is that the island is located in either …
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When Piggy and Ralph were at Castle Rock Roger pushed the boulder over the cliff and Piggy was killed when it hit part of his body and knocked him off the mountain forty feet on to a rock. That all happened in Chapter 11, Castle Rock. Another answer: Piggy dies on the day that he and Ralph went to C…
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Initially there is only one group of boys but right from the start Jack is a dissenting voice. Eventually Jack leaves and forms his own separate tribe. Near the end of the book all the boys with the exception of Ralph, Piggy and Samneric have joined Jack's tribe. Piggy is then killed, Samneric are c…
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its represents the beginning of the destruction by man on the island The scar is a gash in the jungle cause by the "passenger tube" of the airplane when it crashed onto the island. The "passenger tube" was carried out to sea by the storm which was occurring at the time, leaving the gash behind. Th…
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although i am looking for a more discrete description, i found a website that said very short and very fat. He had a pig-like nose which is one of the reasons he was called piggy. Sorry if that was way too obvious but its all i got
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The moral of the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is that power must be handled delicately. Golding also teaches the reader that evil is not restricted to those who continuously do evil deeds, but that people who are inherently good may sometimes commit to doing evil acts, as shown to the …
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This is similar to the the conch from the Lord of the Flies, which was a large white king conch. See related link for an image of someone blowing a conch.
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The main idea of Lord of the Flies is that there is a conflict within humanity. This conflict is between the savage within and the rules of society that a person must conform to in order to be accepted.
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Ralph's nightly game of supposing is a form of escapism from his surrounding and reality; through imagery of home, jets, and an airfield. He is imagining a jet taking everyone home. he "plays" this game to keep his hopes and sanity intact. He wants to believe that there is a possibility of rescue. B…
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On high power and by focusing the fine adjustment, you will be able to see the fibers one at a time. As you focus, different threads will come into focus at different times. The one that comes into focus the first should be the top thread, the one that comes the second should be the one under that, …
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In chapter one: the Sound of the Shell Ralph is described initially as the boy with fair hair. Later in the chapter a more detailed description of Ralph appears, and I quote.... He was old enough, twelve years and a few months, to have lost the prominent tummy of childhood; and yet not old enough fo…
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Gandhi was a kind hearted man who only put India's Independence first.Once when it was raining badly he gave his umbrella to his body guards.Gandhi wore cotton clothes which were manufactured by machines instead of wearing fancy silk clothing which was expensive
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The lords were members of the nobility between the monarchs, who were at the top and included emperors and kings and sometimes princes, and the knights, who were at the bottom. They included, through descending ranks, dukes, marquesses, earls or counts, viscounts, and barons.
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they are Alaska and Hawaii
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they poo on each other and the vibratoins throught the poo is the way they determine what the pooy flie is saying
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That Ralph shall return to home "safely".
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Answer A book store could order it for you, if they do not carry it, or try your local library. You can also find copies for sale online.
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They symbolize monsoon and rain.
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He got killed because Jack's tribe was having a feast and got caught up in the excitement of chanting and dancing around the fire. Simon just happened to crawl out of the forest at the same time and believing he was the beast the boys attacked and killed him. Afterwards they left him on the beach wi…
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where? EDIT: Here: Jack's in charge of the choir. They can be - what do you want them to be? 'hunters'. Jack and Ralph smiled at each other with sky liking. The rest began to talk eagerly. As they admired each others choices. To accomplish a relationship
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I've seen some girls in school uniforms and have to say they didn't look repulsive. Perhaps your looks or how you think you look is all in your head. Maybe the guy will like you in your school uniform. I'm sure most guys don't have a problem with school uniforms, but to take it that extra little b…
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The conch mentioned in Lord of the Flies is a conch shell, so it wouldn't be slimy at all. The creature which originally lived inside the shell was a type of mollusc (a sea snail) and it would have been slimy.
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Easy, just make him by threating him!?!
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Answer Parallel passages occur when a single event or major concept is given in two or more places in the various scriptural accounts. In the Greek Scriptures this happens very frequently in the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke). It also happens quite a bit in the Hebrew Scriptures. Ans…
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He uses British school boys to symbolize that even at a young age, the evil that lives within us all is present, and by using school boys he shows that doing the right thing has to be taught. He show that people only do the right thing if there is a fear of punishment from an authority figure.
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The title is important because it gives an overview of the content of the subject. It makes it easy to choose relevant reading materials.
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Answer Just get friends and start adding . ya right that's an amatuer answer. cliques are a big responsibility and you will need the following types of people to make up your own clique 1. The Leader- the girl that knows what to do at all times she is the heart of every plan and usually the cre…
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they led the military and supervised tradeing and directed public events and religious gatherings. (whoever put alsdjflasjdflkasjdflkasjdfljasldfjk please dont do it again)
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It could be a reference to the Hebrew name for Satan, Beelzebub. It translates to Lord of Flies. It is obvious that the Lord of Flies in the novel symbolizes the devil, or the evil in every human being. It seems as though Golding choose this title as a representation of the evil in humans. The title…
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well ,she can already fly she isput in a lab because she can be tamed :)she has two wings and can fly so when will she fly is nowthanks you :)
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the pigs head on the stick
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Jack uses red and white clay, and charcoal to paint his face.
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most sleep on ceilings and hanging cords, but they can sleep anywhere.
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The island symbolises the world. The two factions of boys, with Ralph representing democracy and Jack representing a dictatorship mirror the war which is supposedly taking place in the 'outside' world between England and 'The Reds.'
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The scar is the dent that the plane made on the island when it crashed into the island.
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Whoever is holding the conch gets to speak and everyone else must listen.
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Simon is saying that the beast is just a fear they have, and it's not actually real. In the story, the beast represents things we are scared of, like the monster under the bed.
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They see a dead man floating from a parachute. There was an aerial battle going on above them and the man was killed. they thought they saw the beast that was mentioned throughout the book. but it was really a dead man floating from a parachute. (like the person said above...) the man was killed i…
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Fly fishing can be done in a number of different types of water, including rivers, streams, lakes and saltwater. In order to fly fish, the angler uses a fishing rod designed to cast fly line which is rated by how much the first 30 feet of line weighs. A monofilament leader, usually 7 to 9 feet lon…
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It Could Be.........Looks like to me she doesn't think you are playing the "chase" game well enough.It would seem that she has an interest in you, but that you don't return the right signals. At the start of the relationship, there is a certain amount of flirting and waiting the goes on and the most…
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His hair is starting to grow long, and as a result, stabs his eyes annoyingly
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In the Lord of the Flies, Piggy is treated like trash... by everyone. He is teased because of his overweight appearance, and is (dare I say) the most civil child of all of them. Piggy puts up with it most of the time, except for the few instances when he defends himself. He ends up dying because of …
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yes in a plane
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the conch symbolizes unity, as well as democracy and order
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A Conch it the common name for certain marine gastropod mollusks having a heavy, spiral shell, the whorls of which overlap each other. The animal inside the shell is eaten, either raw, as in salads, or cooked, as in fritters, chowders, gumbos, and burgers. In East Asian cuisines, the meat is often c…
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In chapter 7 Ralph becomes lost in thought while dreaming of returning home. While he is in his dreamland Simon comforts him saying he feels they will be rescued. Going back to camp, the boys find pig droppings and hunt for the pig. Finding it, the boys chase after it. Jack becomes cut on his arm fr…
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there are many biblical allusions such as Simon representing Simon peter the disciple and the lord of the flies being the devil belzelbub beginning of chapter 4, p. 67, chapter 6, p. 83, your welcome The dead parachutist is the beast in the boys' mind, and this alludes to Revelations in the New Tes…
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it's the way they were made but i'd find a girl there age that can beat them up.
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double tap to the side on the joy stick.
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Because they have a secret desire to be hipster women. It is a sort of modern epidemic going around and is becoming more and more prevolent in pop culture.
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The Lord of the flies is the head of the pig that is killed by Jack and his tribe halfway through the story. Golding refers to the way it 'summons' the flies. also, the word beezelbum means lord of the flies. It also means devil. The lord of the flies has a very religious message. Jack=satan simo…
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The lord is Simon's hallucination of the pig's head talking. but it comes from the greek word "beelzebub" which also means devil. Some people also think that it refers to someone ordering those smaller then them, like Jack ordering round the littlun, or Henry with the sea creatures
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There can be a lot of themes for the novel Lord of the Flies. One is that without rules and regulations the evil inside us can come to light. Evil is within us, and every man has a dark side and evil cannot hurt us if you don't want it. Some of the themes for Lord of the Flies are:The loss of innoc…
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It would be likely the author would not have identified with the characters so closely and the book may not have had the same depth. It would have been a completely different book as girls behave, think, and act differently to prepubescent boys.
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There is no absolutely correct answer to this question. This topic is highly disputed among scholars. The "darkness" could be several things. It may be the fear inside every boy. The fear of never being found, in Ralph's case. The fear of killing, in Jack's case. And in almost everyone's case, the…
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It never stated an exact number of kids on the island and the boys never took a count to make sure they didn't lose anyone. They didn't count because they would rather live in denial. But it was a plane full of people though its funny how the part of the plane with all the adults didn't survive but …
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It was the head of a pig on the end of a stick, which Jack and his hunters had left for the beast. This head starts "talking" to Simon, but Simon is hallucinating.
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it should be written in English
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Both Jack and Ralph are natural leaders. They are also boys who like to act on their decision as soon as they are made. They differ in the objectives and their styles of leadership. Ralph seeks to lead by persuasion and a consensus of opinion. He believes in setting an example that others will follo…
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