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7/15/2016
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John Klossner
John Klossner
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Name That Toon: Who Needs Pokemon Go?

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We provide the cartoon. You write the caption.

Submit your caption in the comments, and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card. If you don't want to enter a caption, help us pick a winner by voting on the submissions. Click thumbs up for those you find funny. As always, editorial comments are encouraged and welcomed.

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John Klossner has been drawing technology cartoons for more than 15 years. His work regularly appears in Computerworld and Federal Computer Week. His illustrations and cartoons have also been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal. Web site: ... View Full Bio

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Marilyn Cohodas
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7/15/2016 | 2:17:47 PM
A new caption contest!
Amuse your Dark Reading colleagues and maybe you will win a $25 Amazon gift card!
Y-not!
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Y-not!,
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7/25/2016 | 9:57:59 AM
Re: A new caption contest!
Switching to Poké Balls has really improved my short game.
paul.carpenter.cof
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paul.carpenter.cof,
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8/5/2016 | 9:55:00 AM
Re: A new caption contest!
Did you see the huge sale on Nike golf products?!
NicoleF691
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NicoleF691,
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8/5/2016 | 3:57:44 PM
Re: A new caption contest!
I Should have asked for directions before the 9th hole.
RussS554
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RussS554,
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8/9/2016 | 12:42:26 PM
Re: A new caption contest!
"I'm HFW today: homing from work."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/16/2016 | 9:24:14 AM
~!#
"You mean you actually work here?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/16/2016 | 9:27:52 AM
@#$
"I don't know. Something about a new hard drive."
hewenthatway
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hewenthatway,
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7/16/2016 | 11:14:06 AM
Re: Name Toon
Oh, I'm just waiting for the people in front of us to move on.  These cameras are making to identify which users are breaking the clubs membership rules by misusing your tee times which are allocated based on a value system.  They are going to move the golf game forward when they have the audio reminders in your cart to:  "Move the Heck on" , "Please, Can I play ahead?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/17/2016 | 11:16:37 AM
#$%
"They say to dress for the job you want."
GuestLuthier
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GuestLuthier,
User Rank: Strategist
7/18/2016 | 8:40:05 AM
Name That Toon
"Just thought I'd get a bit of virtual practise before my round!"

"Cool, what's your handicap?"

"Windows 10!"
jtincher
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jtincher,
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7/18/2016 | 9:44:02 AM
first posting
Instead of taking the office to the golf course, I decided to bring the golf course to the office.
clark1clark1
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clark1clark1,
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7/18/2016 | 10:08:38 AM
Idiot
"Bill, Go home you're drunk."
ecote068
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ecote068,
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7/18/2016 | 10:13:50 AM
Name That Toon: Who Needs Pokemon Go?
Oh, what a great work day!

I get to leave the office for business contacts

I get to golf

I get to have fun

And I get to capture every last Pokeman on that course

Win-win-win-win
jeberha3
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jeberha3,
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7/18/2016 | 10:44:05 AM
Dark Reading
Iv'e found some critical vulnerabilities in the upper 9.
rouker23
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rouker23,
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7/18/2016 | 10:48:35 AM
Caption 7/18
Awesome!  Holes 3, 6, and 14 are all Pokestops!
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/18/2016 | 11:49:25 AM
^%$
"It's a working vacation."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/18/2016 | 11:52:41 AM
(*&
"This game got a lot easier once I started using drones."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/19/2016 | 10:34:14 AM
^&*
"Three months, four days, one hour, nine minutes, and six seconds until retirement!"
dfoley72
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dfoley72,
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7/19/2016 | 11:04:15 AM
The Real World
Jill didn't feel any "more important" after Paul's comment.  "Your job in Cyber Security is to protect our customers, and my job in Sales is to play golf with them; you have the more important job."
merinodanilo
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merinodanilo,
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7/19/2016 | 11:51:00 AM
Virtual reality Carried Too Far
"Bob that's not how Virtual Reality works"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/19/2016 | 4:05:03 PM
!#%
"I do like golf!  Why do you ask?"
SaikatA892
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SaikatA892,
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7/20/2016 | 9:50:44 AM
When the house prices so high and you live 100 km away from civilization...
When the house prices so high and you live 100 km away from civilization...
dritchie
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dritchie,
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7/20/2016 | 10:38:25 AM
Working?
What do you mean, I'm supposed to be working?
jsaselli
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jsaselli,
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7/20/2016 | 1:22:46 PM
Cartoon
I'll be working from the 19th hole datacenter
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/20/2016 | 3:57:35 PM
*&(
"Our firewalls?  We just got a hole in one."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/20/2016 | 3:59:18 PM
$^%
"I heard we lost our warrant canary, so I thought I'd try to get a birdie."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/21/2016 | 9:14:30 AM
()*
"Golf has helped my career satisfaction!  It improved the less I looked up from my work."
Joe Stanganelli
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7/21/2016 | 9:16:07 AM
&*#
"The CISO asked me to start analyzing vectors."
clorenzana
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clorenzana,
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7/21/2016 | 1:07:37 PM
I'm so stoked! The virtual golf match in China is starting any minute now!
I'm so stoked! The virtual golf match in China is starting any minute now!
ScoobsMcGee
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7/21/2016 | 3:48:14 PM
Caption
What are you looking at my golf bag for? You're the one playing Super Mario Bros 3.
Brim_Reaper
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7/22/2016 | 1:23:22 AM
Caption
"They say dress for the job you want, and I'm gonna be CEO one day"
seanroth
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seanroth,
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7/22/2016 | 4:22:27 PM
Caption Contest
"Not sure about any Computer Aided Design work... I applied for the CADDY position."

 
EfrainS609
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EfrainS609,
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7/23/2016 | 4:31:56 PM
Time yet?
Is it tee time yet?
Joe Stanganelli
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7/24/2016 | 10:50:47 AM
"{$
"It keeps trying to get me to upgrade to a par 10.  As if I would need that..."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/24/2016 | 10:52:00 AM
&(&
"Because I just don't care anymore, Kaitlyn.  I just don't care."
Joe Stanganelli
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7/24/2016 | 10:54:17 AM
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"I'm thinking like a customer. Who likes golf. And hates our products."
tomrb08
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7/25/2016 | 12:05:40 PM
Nigeria
"I just sent $1000 to help free an imprisoned Nigerian Prince.  I should have my share of 2.5 million any time now."
WhiskeyKilo
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7/25/2016 | 5:33:18 PM
No one in the office would expect a Hak5 Pineapple in this golf bag!
No one in the office would expect a Hak5 Pineapple in this golf bag!
drmrs
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drmrs,
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7/26/2016 | 7:21:12 AM
Name That Toon: Who Needs Pokeman Go?
Playing golf on the internet promotes competition with others, high moral, sportsmanship, and time off from worrying about incompetent boses, low wages, taxes, presidential campaigns, world events, and what to eat for dinner.
XavierM159
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7/26/2016 | 11:14:49 AM
You go skiing, eh?
You go skiing, eh?
gallums
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gallums,
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7/26/2016 | 12:26:31 PM
It's a tough job but someone has to test the links.
It's a tough job but someone has to test the links.
Joe Stanganelli
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7/26/2016 | 3:10:07 PM
$$*
"The only way to become a better programmer is by cutting down on your key strokes."
Joe Stanganelli
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7/26/2016 | 3:17:43 PM
#*_
"The CDO asked me to look at the data and see what insights I could drive out."
HugoDahl
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7/26/2016 | 9:02:54 PM
A work-cation
I'm on Work-Cation - it's like a staycation, but I come to work to get away from the family!
ross@bathurstvillage.co.za
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[email protected],
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7/27/2016 | 5:03:57 AM
Name That Toon
I guess the Boss did not approve your request for a days leave!
ross@bathurstvillage.co.za
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7/27/2016 | 5:21:00 AM
Name That Toon
I usually just call in sick when I want the day off to play a round of golf but my kids are out hunting Pokemon with my phone.
alrogers
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7/27/2016 | 7:32:50 AM
Newest Craze
PGA GO! allows me to work on my drive and putt at the office.
Chessie1934
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7/27/2016 | 10:02:04 AM
Equality
Equal pay--easy; equal work--not so much.
richkirkpa
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richkirkpa,
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7/27/2016 | 2:20:57 PM
Caption
"I don't think that's how Augmented Reality works."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/27/2016 | 6:06:18 PM
))(
"The new Chief Sustainability Officer says he wants us to be a 'green' business."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/27/2016 | 6:08:54 PM
&$(
"Why else would HR ask me if I have a handicap?"
paynelessinc
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paynelessinc,
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7/29/2016 | 3:30:52 PM
cartoon message
You should see what I wear on my work from home days!
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/31/2016 | 9:17:57 PM
[email protected]#
"This way, my wife doesn't nag me to bring her along!"
RobertT145
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8/1/2016 | 2:41:26 PM
Who needs Pokmon go...
I can evolve my birdie into an eagle with a little practice. 
pmueller079
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8/1/2016 | 4:45:55 PM
Cartoon
Mom just promoted me to head up the artificial intelligence group!
String46
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String46,
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8/1/2016 | 7:12:00 PM
Help Desk Support Confessions
Can you spot the Help Desk Support Rep?
PaulM803
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PaulM803,
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8/2/2016 | 12:53:43 PM
Inside sales versus outside sales.
"So you see, Michelle, so much of the work of the ourside sales is call preparation. Now get my quotes done, and I'll call you after happy hour."
LWConnected
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8/2/2016 | 4:34:47 PM
Company cutbacks
"We used to get an exclusive golf club membership for perks. Now we only get golf clubs and an online membership," complained Harry, after the company was sold to Yahoo.
up251064
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8/3/2016 | 8:03:47 AM
I can See My Fixed Target
Man is fully armed and ready to fire on the target.
jnash46801
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8/4/2016 | 10:36:56 AM
Picture Caption
Hey, it works for Obama.
enhayden
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enhayden,
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8/4/2016 | 5:03:16 PM
Caption: Desktop Theme
"Hey, I changed my Desktop Theme to "Golf" and thought I'd get into character!"
Joe Stanganelli
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8/4/2016 | 6:15:36 PM
(#~
"There was a wedge between us, but the boss and I managed to iron out our differences in a fair way."
Joe Stanganelli
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8/4/2016 | 6:22:03 PM
&%(
"I'm semi-retired."
CarterS852
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8/8/2016 | 8:01:18 AM
Hillary at the Oval Office
Picture Obama with a Binder titled "Launch Codes"

 

Hillary looks at Obama, "Can you email this to me for convenience"?

 

 
Mecrana0
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8/8/2016 | 10:25:55 AM
Name that toon: Who Needs Pokemon Go?
"Of course I'm working...apt-get put!"
HorseFilms
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8/8/2016 | 10:54:06 AM
Cartoon
Looks like CEO material to me.
RagingRhino
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8/8/2016 | 6:41:55 PM
Poster says, "Password Change"
Hey Kate  did you get the new password I made?

GolfisthenewBlack_Hat#OlympicsGoldObamaHandi14

What's it mean Jim what does it mean!
Joe Stanganelli
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8/9/2016 | 6:22:56 AM
))$
"When you're testing a game, you've really got to get into the mind of the user."
Joe Stanganelli
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8/9/2016 | 6:26:04 AM
$(#
"HR won't let me play Doom anymore."
SAWarp
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8/9/2016 | 11:03:19 AM
Name that TOON
Hey, can I borrow your password real quick?  i have got to get to the company golf tournament.
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8/9/2016 | 3:35:02 PM
Name that Toon
"Hey Bill, did you get the report from our vulnerability scan?"

"Yep. Looking at the holes as we speak."
vipulce
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8/11/2016 | 7:35:45 AM
Password
Bill, Did you find good password for your site??

 
SuperPest
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8/11/2016 | 9:55:23 AM
Phil Mickleson on an offday
Is that Phil Mickleson daytrading again?
n0nka
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8/11/2016 | 11:42:36 AM
Name That Toon:
The transition from telework, back to the office, is harder for some people than others.
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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8/12/2016 | 8:12:56 AM
Winners to be announced today!
Stay tuned!
Je6
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User Rank: Strategist
8/11/2017 | 8:21:55 AM
Who Needs Pokemon Go?
"Yeah, we're working out the haptics for PGA Tour Caddie VR right now. Should be pretty sweet."
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