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Movie: The Help -- designed to incite violence
Movie: The Help ^

Posted on 08/22/2011 6:05:46 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

This movie, "The Help" has been written, filmed and distributed with the sole purpose of inciting violence at a politically fragil time in this country. Yes, some of the events in the movie occurred, but it is nowhere representative of society as a whole.

As a matter of fact, the historical background of a lot of leading Democrats would tie directly to this film, but getting the general public to notice that at this time would be futile. Some unbelievably emotional scenes exist in this movie to denigrate white society to the fullest.

I can not believe the timing of the release of this film. The primary "evil" white woman character could very easily be a young Nancy Pelosi. Whoever has decided to release such a film at this time into a politically-charged environment bears a LOT of responsibility for the effects.


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I can't believe all of this stuff is happening. It is almost like a propaganda war is being waged against the conservative populace of this country to eventually bring to bear forces to destroy it. We do not live like the characters in that movie and to bring it out now tries to paint every white person with the same racist brush found in that movie. This is all senseless and insane given the eventual results.

Although well-writtena and well-filmed, I believe a far more sinister motive exists for the release of this film at this time other than a profit, documentary or other noble cause.

1 posted on 08/22/2011 6:05:57 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Like the movie Clockwork Orange


2 posted on 08/22/2011 6:09:03 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I saw a preview of this movie on some goofy show the wife was watching. It looked like one of those goofy “All of my best friends are black”, white liberal wack job things. I’m gonna pass.


3 posted on 08/22/2011 6:10:47 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Americans need to wean their government off of its dependence on foreign money.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I haven’t read the book or seen the movie. Have you seen the movie?

My squish of a liberal friend on Facebook didn’t like the book because it “makes it look like black people needed a white person to help them out.”

*faint*


4 posted on 08/22/2011 6:12:39 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: SandRat
Clockwork Orange is just a documentary ahead of it's time. Much like Idiocracy.
5 posted on 08/22/2011 6:12:57 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I understand you questioning motives and timing of this film’s release but that feels like a stretch to me. A year from now, I might subscribe to your thesis since we would be in the middle of the actual election run-up.


6 posted on 08/22/2011 6:13:54 PM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Can you help me a little bit with the reasoning here? I'm not going to read this book or see the movie, unless I wind up in a re-education camp. What do you mean 'incite violence'? Also, how is this next quote a problem:

The primary "evil" white woman character could very easily be a young Nancy Pelosi.

Seems to me that any evil white woman, fictional or not, could plausibly grow up to be Nancy Pelosi.

7 posted on 08/22/2011 6:16:50 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: Steel Wolf

When I saw Idiocracy for the first time, that’s exactly what I thought: “Someone finally filmed documentary the really takes place in the future.”


8 posted on 08/22/2011 6:17:40 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: FReepers
The fools want to spark a race war, while being outnumbered at least 8:1

Given the jackass demographic, such thinking prolly doesn't surprise anyone.

Arm yourselves, physically AND mentally.



9 posted on 08/22/2011 6:17:51 PM PDT by tomkat (sic semper tyrranis .. literally)
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To: Winstons Julia
wiki summary. Sounds like yet another "make whitey feel guilty" movies.

It made $75M this weekend on a production budget of $25, so it's already in the black (pun intended).

10 posted on 08/22/2011 6:19:42 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I think you are right. It’s a super slick presentation tear jerker from the start. But the overall bent is to once again play the race card which is rumored to be all zero has left to run on. And,,, run on it he will to the very end.


11 posted on 08/22/2011 6:21:37 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I remember when ‘Billy Jack’ was in the theaters. I was 15 years old and it had the desired effect; it incited feelings of violence. The audience in that theater was probably 15-25 and when the movie was over, everyone was ready to cause problems...major problems.

It’s a manipulation and the goal is to stir up violence.


12 posted on 08/22/2011 6:22:26 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Palin/Perry 2012)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Bring it, before I’m too old and tired to be of much use.


13 posted on 08/22/2011 6:23:15 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: T-Bird45

These guys build a meme, a theme,take white guilt and go with it like they did before,exploit it to the nth degree and never stop. Never look back,its real all right.


14 posted on 08/22/2011 6:24:23 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
If the film were meant to incite violence and foment a race war then the same must be said for the book it is based on.

The film is nearly identical to the book.

15 posted on 08/22/2011 6:25:59 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Deploy. Dominate. Disappear.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks MeneMeneTekelUpharsin.
The primary "evil" white woman character could very easily be a young Nancy Pelosi.
Image and video hosting by TinyPic "So? what's the problem?"

16 posted on 08/22/2011 6:26:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
I read the book some time ago and enjoyed it. Since then, it's become a best seller. Haven't see the movie but probably will.
17 posted on 08/22/2011 6:30:19 PM PDT by Texan
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

In response, I’ve called for white flash mobs to destroy West Philadelphia.


18 posted on 08/22/2011 6:30:39 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin; Winstons Julia
I saw the movie this weekend and thought it was pretty good. A better director and screenwriter probably could have gotten more out of the actors and book, however.

I did not take this as having an ulterior political motive. At one point during the movie, at the big fundraiser, I was smiling to myself thinking virtually every white person in that room was a Democrat.

It is based on a best seller novel, written by a woman who grew up in Jackson and whose family had a black maid. Seems pretty natural to make it into a movie.

19 posted on 08/22/2011 6:31:56 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

In the 60s in the south the majority of people were Democrats and the KKK and the elite were pretty much exclusively Democrats.


20 posted on 08/22/2011 6:34:12 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
I have no white guilt. My ancestors never owned slaves. I've never owned a slave, and I wasn't here for the civil rights movement.

In fact, I believe the working taxpayers have replaced slavery. We're the new slave labor. Not only do we labor to support the entire government as well as the democrat base - we labor to support the entire globe.
Isn't it time we freed the slaves again? Where's the guilt over tax payer slavery today? Slaves are slaves. It doesn't matter what color they are.
No man should be used as another mans slave.

21 posted on 08/22/2011 6:36:03 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: colorado tanker

I thought the same as you since the movie is very well done. And then I read the latest installment of the ulsterman series where zero has plans to really use the race card to get reelected and all of a sudden bells and whistles went off.


22 posted on 08/22/2011 6:36:30 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I have some very conservative friends and they loved it. I don’t go to movies so will not see it.


23 posted on 08/22/2011 6:36:42 PM PDT by MamaB
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Please. The Help has been out for a couple of years in book form.

It’s a very good book and movie. Anyone who knows anything about that time knows it’s Democrats that imposed segregation.


24 posted on 08/22/2011 6:37:55 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: colorado tanker

Channon Christian, 21, and Christopher Newsom, 23.

“Seems pretty natural to make it into a movie.”

Or maybe just report it on the evening TV news.


25 posted on 08/22/2011 6:41:15 PM PDT by BilLies (330,000 northern whites died between 1861-65 so that Obama could use Affirmative Action.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I saw the movie and thought it was great.
One woman in the film was extremely bad, one was extremely good and the others were in the middle.


26 posted on 08/22/2011 6:42:23 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Hey, lighten up.

Read the comments here.

Freepers are willfully opening their wallets for this film so it can’t be all that bad.

As they say, it’s a free country, right?


27 posted on 08/22/2011 6:43:12 PM PDT by wolficatZ (Somebody once wrote "Revenge is a dish that has to be eaten cold".)
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To: GatorGirl
the movie was basically apolitical. But the underlying message for those of us in 2011 was clear we should never forget our white guilt and always hold blacks to lower standards and give them passes all the time 24/7. Its all part of the regimes plans to turn a sure loss into a victory in 2012.

In reality zero could care less about the black vote, any vote. He hates his job. This guy is hired gun very well paid and is doing a job. He is run by others who pull his strings.

28 posted on 08/22/2011 6:45:06 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Movies like this are very effective. Have been for decades. Way too many Whites are patsies. They have been conditioned to believe that if not for evil whites race issues and racism would not exist. They will wring their hands, bemoan their existence and be silenced. They will nod their heads that whites in general are bad people and be kowtowed to accept all kind of anti white BS. Some will even applaud but never ever wonder why in our egalitarian society Hollywood doesn’t show Movies like this just like the constant barrage of KKK stories or events like James Byrd are meant to do one thing. To shame and berate whites. Whites are taught to believe that whites, their culture and civilization and only whites are the bane of racial harmony. Meanwhile horrific stories of black racial crap are either ignored, downplayed or outright excused like Omar Thornton murdering eight people. If we are so into truth, history and realism let Hollywood have a very direct look at black history and race. Let us explore black ‘racism’. (Of course they won’t do it.) Let’s look at the current day black community. Let us look at Africa and all its glory. Let’s look at the murder and torture of Shannon Christian and Christopher Newsom or Hymietown. Or any number of other examples. One day and hopefully before it is too late more whites will realize that all of this is a zero sum game with the specific purpose of our demise as the goal. Destroy Whites and Western civilization.


29 posted on 08/22/2011 6:46:41 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: concerned about politics
I have no white guilt. My ancestors never owned slaves. I've never owned a slave, and I wasn't here for the civil rights movement.

You are onto something. IMHO, there are gen X, Y and Z;s who have the same sentiment. When these come to be the movers and shakers, there will likely be a cultural uprising that will push to eliminate all raced based preferences.

30 posted on 08/22/2011 6:46:57 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Obama takes office, and 2-1/2 years later we are saying downgrade and America together!)
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To: GatorGirl
I'm curious, is the word “Democrat” uttered once during the Movie?

Anybody mention Bull Conner, George Wallace or Robert Byrd while mentioning what Political Party they belong to?

Didn't think so.

31 posted on 08/22/2011 6:47:06 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now.)
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To: rodguy911
Of course Zero and the Dems will play the race card. Big time.

But we've known that ever since he lost the independents, which meant he couldn't run on the hopey changey thing again.

If this movie were part of that agenda, this ammunition was fired way, way too early.

32 posted on 08/22/2011 6:47:13 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
"I can't believe all of this stuff is happening

Not happening.. happened. It's over. It's done. This is what it look like. Next move is ours (yours) or it's a noisy stroll to North Korea.


33 posted on 08/22/2011 6:47:30 PM PDT by I see my hands (Keep your sunny side up!)
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To: colorado tanker

it reminded me of Louisiana in the early 60’s of my childhood. “The Help,” as the maids were known, knew everything! I plan to see the movie - the trailers look hilarious to me. I guess I should wonder the motives of a movie like this - but oh my. I wonder what would happen if “backstairs at the white house” was shown on TV now... Is THAT inciting folks to violence?


34 posted on 08/22/2011 6:52:29 PM PDT by RebelTXRose
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin; Outlaw Woman
Thank you very much indeed for the heads up. My spouse wants to see it badly. We enjoyed "Gangs of New York" together. In the film mentioned here, Billy Joe smashed and beat the "rednecks". More hatred cloaked in righteousness. I no longer go very much. Pay my grandaughter's admittance to go with her.

Very few will recall "Edge of the City" and they are lucky, for it was released in 1957. Dockside stuff. A decent young white man played by John Cassavetes chums up with another dock worker. He is played by Sidney Poitier. The African American is a perfect family man. The heavy is the evil "Charlie" played by Jack Warden. A homicidal corrupt union thug, absolutely vicious and lots of toadies around. He cannot stand white and black as friends.

The black man is murdered with a steel hook plunged into his back. Warden played "Charlie" so well as to be overplayed. The hero finally drags "Charlie" down in a headlock. "I am taking you in".

35 posted on 08/22/2011 6:52:44 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: Winstons Julia
"My squish of a liberal friend"

You can't have liberal friends. Stop it. Your friend wants to kill us. We don't like people who are friends with people who want to kill us. Stop providing succor to the enemy.


36 posted on 08/22/2011 6:53:49 PM PDT by I see my hands (Keep your sunny side up!)
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To: PapaBear3625

This is an Infographic on how to identify which movie to watch will allow you to expiate your white guilt.
http://twentytwowords.com/2011/08/15/infographic-to-help-you-discover-what-movie-will-assuage-your-white-guilt/


37 posted on 08/22/2011 6:55:41 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Kickass Conservative

The movie wasn’t political. The OP is trying to make it political.

It’s a silly premise.


38 posted on 08/22/2011 6:57:15 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: colorado tanker

Maybe not if its just the first salvo with much much more to come. They may use this for a base and then build on it.


39 posted on 08/22/2011 6:57:39 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: concerned about politics

Very well stated!! Thanks


40 posted on 08/22/2011 6:58:05 PM PDT by petro45acp (NO good endeavour survives an excess of "adult supervision" (hence the American experiment))
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To: colorado tanker

The thing about art is that once it’s released, it belongs to the people who see, hear, read it.

You may have meant ONE thing when you created it ... but you don’t know how it will be received.

As I said here, I can’t comment ... I just know one liberal who HATED it because it implied that an actual WHITE PERSON helped the help.

Oh... if only we could all rewrite history so all the oppressed overcame oppression without help from anyone some squish decided was unworthy of being appreciated.

Wait ... the only person who ever did THAT was Jesus.


41 posted on 08/22/2011 6:58:08 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Excellent post.Truth is racism in the US is practiced more by blacks than whites. the pendulum swung about ten years ago and we have been getting the short end ever since. movies like this try and ignore all this since it does little to help the liberal causes.


42 posted on 08/22/2011 7:01:09 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I have not yet seen the flick, but read the book about a year ago after my wife and several neighbors raved about it. From 1957 thru 1961 I had several fairly good buds in the Army from the deep south. While they were O.K. friends, some of the opinions and feelings THEY voiced about blacks from time to time made what is in the book, “The Help” seem like Little Bo Peep! In fact, as recent as 2005 some of the statements made by a yellow dog Democrat businessman, from Delaware of all places, put ALL blacks lower than whale $h!t in HIS book.


43 posted on 08/22/2011 7:01:32 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Watch for more e.coli breakouts. My wife said the “Help” were so kind as to put poop in a pie or something like that.


44 posted on 08/22/2011 7:02:49 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: rodguy911
Like I said. The race card will be played big time next election. Republicans will be racists who want to take away Momma’s social security and medicare and pass tax cuts for the “rich.” Oh, it's gonna be ugly and it really doesn't matter what Hollywood does or doesn't produce. The Democrat publicity people, uh, I mean the mainstream media, will be going into overdrive.
45 posted on 08/22/2011 7:05:05 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: PapaBear3625

Having grown up in the South with “help”, I will tell you that it is true to life. That’s the way it was.


46 posted on 08/22/2011 7:06:25 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Best book I’ve read in a long time, read it last year. Saw the movie last weekend, loved it too. Great rendition of the book, which was gratifying - Hollywood ruins most books to movies. Don’t agree with you - many people were like that in pre-civil rights south, and conservatives worked hard, lost their lives even, trying to undo the very things depicted in the story. Not a stretch at all. It’s good to remember the evils of the past, to avoid repeating them.


47 posted on 08/22/2011 7:10:20 PM PDT by agrace
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

I just read the book, and thought I was the only one in the world that had! Seriously!
It’s wonderfully written, and anyone who loves hearing people speak about their place in life, and the people they work for will love it.
Incite to violence is a real stretch. Violence is the black on black crime actually taking place in the inner-city these days.


48 posted on 08/22/2011 7:10:46 PM PDT by WestwardHo
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

Have you actually read the book? The time setting for the book was the early 60’s. It was made into a movie because it was such a well written book with well developed characters.

It’s typical southern lit style. There’s no sinister motives here other than to cash in on the $$$$$$$$$ the book made.


49 posted on 08/22/2011 7:15:20 PM PDT by CajunConservative
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To: I see my hands

hands, I cannot agree with your remarks. I have a couple of lib friends. Good solid people, ex military, I’d bleed for them. We don’t agree on anything political, but I’ve known them for decades and wouldn’t trade their friendship over being policitally opposed.

Yeah, they are crazy about most stuff, but they are my friends and I will keep them. They actually add comedic relief to most of our gatherings since they are always in the minority in any discussion.


50 posted on 08/22/2011 7:15:28 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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