1. Trade Bait : snopes.com •••
Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days later.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
  ...Claim: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was publicly ordered to berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days later....
  ...Abrams, a major league outfielder in the 1950s who started out with the Brooklyn Dodgers, travelled the same career arc as many an unfortunate baseball...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:21:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/abrams.asp

2. 1960s Dodgers : snopes.com •••
How often did the Los Angeles Dodgers of the 1960s win 1-0 games?
  ...the premier team in baseball's National League, just as their forebears in Brooklyn had been in the years between the end of World War II and the team's...
  ...California (1946-57). Shed of most of the stars from their glory days in Brooklyn, and ensconced in Dodger Stadium, a brand-new ballpark that favored...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:31:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/dodgers.asp

3. Bloomberg Refused Second Slice of Pizza at Local Restaurant : snopes.com •••
Was New York mayor Michael Bloomberg denied a second slice of pizza at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn?
  ...Michael Bloomberg denied a second slice of pizza at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn? David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...in Brooklyn. Example: [Collected via e-mail, May 2013] Was Mayor Bloomberg really refused a second piece of pizza at a pizzeria in Brooklyn?...
  ...an Italian eatery in Brooklyn: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was denied a second slice of pizza today at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn. The owners...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:51:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/bloombergpizza.asp

4. UFOs Over Haiti : snopes.com •••
Video clip shows UFOs over Haiti.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:45:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/odd/haitiufos.asp

5. Tropical Fantasy Renders Blacks Sterile : snopes.com •••
Does Tropical Fantasy contain a secret ingredient that will render blacks sterile?
  ...Origins: Tropical Fantasy was brought onto the market in September 1990 by Brooklyn Bottling, a small family-owned soft drink manufacturer established in...
  ...Brooklyn Bottling's early attempts to fight the rumor were unsuccessful. Consumers were not swayed by the information that the same ridiculous slander...
  ...also submitted to the FDA for testing, and the results were made public. Brooklyn Bottling employees were sent into affected areas to distribute ''truth...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:45:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/racial/business/tropical.asp

6. Christopher John Mineo, Jr : snopes.com •••
Christopher John Mineo, Jr. - missing child or Internet hoax?
  ...5 year old son named Christopher John Mineo jr, Knick name C.J. I am from brooklyn N.Y. He has been missing since november of 98. If anyone anywhere...
  ...never took a report for a missing person named Christopher John Mineo in Brooklyn (or any other borough), nor was anyone by that name ever listed in its...
  ...5 year old son named Christopher John Mineo jr, Knick name C.J. I am from brooklyn N.Y. He has been missing since november of 98. If anyone anywhere...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:11:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/missing/mineo.asp

7. Stephen Wiltshire : snopes.com •••
An autistic artist drew a rendering of the New York skyline from memory after a 20-minute helicopter ride?
  ...The unbelievably intricate picture was drawn at Brooklyn's prestigious Pratt Institute from Stephen's memory, with details of every building sketched in...
  ...Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. "I always memorize by helicopter," he said, pausing from detailing the corners of a street on the Brooklyn side of the...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:15:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/arts/wiltshire.asp

8. DKNY : snopes.com •••
DKNY used a New York street photographer's pictures without permission?
  ...should donate $100,000 on my behalf to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. That donation would sure help a lot of deserving kids go to summer camp....
  ...by donating $100,000 on his behalf to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. DKNY subsequently posted a statement on its Facebook page on 25 February...
  ...making a charitable donation of $25,000 to the YMCA in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn in Mr. Stanton's name. Brandon Stanton responded to DKNY's apology by...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:49:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/dkny.asp

9. New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola : snopes.com •••
A doctor in New York City tested positive for Ebola.
  ...was infected with Ebola, it emerged that he traveled from Manhattan to Brooklyn on the subway on Wednesday night, when he went to a bowling alley, and...
  ...be used to trace his movements, and he had traveled on the A train to Brooklyn on 22 October 2014. Last updated: 23 October 2014 David Mikkelson...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:06:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/ebolanyc.asp

10. That Girl Emily : snopes.com •••
Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his infidelities on a billboard.
  ...[soon-to-be-ex] Wife, Emily.'') popped up not only in New York, but in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago as well. Some sharp-eyed readers noticed that...
  ...thanks to camera phone pictures: the billboard was identical to others in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Chicago. Someone else discovered that Emily was...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:27:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/betrayal/emily.asp

11. Cheating Husband Billboard : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his infidelities on a billboard.
  ...Your [soon-to-be-ex] Wife, Emily.") popped up not only in New York, but in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago as well. Some sharp-eyed readers noticed...
  ...thanks to camera phone pictures: the billboard was identical to others in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Chicago. Someone else discovered that Emily was...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:33:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/revenge/emily.asp

12. Sept 11 Funds Help Terrorists Rumor : snopes.com •••
Are funds from the September 11 Fund being used to help defend suspected terrorists?
  ...is assisting in the legal defense of eight terror suspects now detained in Brooklyn, N.Y. That's like the Heart Association donating to the Society of...
  ...in the Special Housing Unit of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. The WJS article did indeed say "[New York's] Legal Aid [Society] represents...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:01:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/legalaid.asp

13. Dallas Schoolboy Predicts September 11 Attacks : snopes.com •••
Did a Dallas schoolboy predict the September 11 terrorist attacks on America?
  ...A similar incident involving a schoolchild was reported in Brooklyn, New York: In Brooklyn, a high school freshman who recently immigrated from Pakistan...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:01:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/predict2.asp

14. Facebook Subscription Fees : snopes.com •••
Ages-old hoax claims Facebook is planning to institute a monthly charge for users.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us! Although...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:05:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/computer/facebook/fbcharge.asp

15. Swearing Child : snopes.com •••
Child earns present from radio's Uncle Don by giving up swearing?
  ...Uncle Don announce something like: "Little Johnny Smith on 56th Street in Brooklyn, your mother tells me you've cleaned your dinner plate every day for a...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:08:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/radio/gift.asp

16. Donald Duck Banned in Finland : snopes.com •••
Was Donald Duck banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:09:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/disney/films/finland.asp

17. NBA 'I Can't Breath' Shirt Hoax : snopes.com •••
Did several NBA stars wear misspelled shirts reading 'I can't breath' instead of 'I can't breathe'?
  ...the image shown below of NBA players posing with music mogul and former Brooklyn Nets owner Jay-Z was snapped: At some point after the photo was...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:09:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/sports/cantbreath.asp

18. Juval Aviv Terrorist Predictions : snopes.com •••
Did Juval Aviv correctly predict upcoming terrorist attacks against the U.K. and the U.S.?
  ...outlets that had run Aviv's allegations squirmed under the scrutiny. A Brooklyn federal magistrate later found Aviv's report to be utterly without merit....
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:10:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/soapbox/juvalaviv.asp

19. Phony Carpark Attendant Collects Parking Fees : snopes.com •••
Urban legend claims a phony carpark attendant collected parking fees outside the Bristol Zoo for over twenty years.
  ..."for 25 years" as the e-mailed tale would have it. In December 2009, a Brooklyn man broke into a closed city-owned garage, opened it, and began charging...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:11:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/clever/carpark.asp

20. $2 Million Sapphire Purchased for $10 : snopes.com •••
Rock purchased for $10 proves to be a valuable star sapphire.
  ...that The Times call appraiser Elly Rosen, an independent appraiser from Brooklyn who has been a gem consultant for the Internal Revenue Service. Rosen...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:11:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/discoveries/sapphire.asp

21. Shakira, Pigs and Muslims : snopes.com •••
Did singer Shakira say she'd rather have pigs listening to her music than Israelis?
  ...for a clothing line that allegedly purchased some of their product from a Brooklyn sweatshop. It would be rather foolish (and clueless) of her indeed to...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:12:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/shakira.asp

22. Etymology of Jimmies (Ice Cream Sprinkles) : snopes.com •••
Jimmies, the chocolate sprinkles used on confections, are so named as a reference to Jim Crow.
  ...confection to the Just Born company, a candymaking operation founded in Brooklyn in 1923 who now produce such popular treats as 'Peeps' and 'Mike and...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:13:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/language/offense/jimmies.asp

23. Loretta Lynch, Sharon Malone Connection : snopes.com •••
Did Orly Taitz uncover a hidden connection between attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch and Eric Holder?
  ...Decades later, Lynch, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, stood at a podium in the White House with Malone's husband, Attorney General Eric...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:14:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/birthers/lynch.asp

24. Bernie Sanders Marched with MLK at Selma? : snopes.com •••
A photograph doesn't show Bernie Sanders marching from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 with Martin Luther King, Jr.
  ...of CORE [Congress of Racial Equality] shortly after transferring from Brooklyn College in 1961. During Sanders' first year in Chicago, a group of...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:17:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sanders-mlk-selma-march/

25. Friends Forever Tampons Hoax : snopes.com •••
Friends Forever Tampons don't seem to be the first conjoined feminine hygiene product.
  ...about mysterious "cat hair pills" purportedly turning up for sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan: How I got #CatHairPills from a New York City frozen yogurt...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:17:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/08/21/forever-friends-tampons/

26. Wedding Dress Guy : snopes.com •••
Did a man lists his ex-wife's wedding dress on eBay with a hilarious offer of sale?
  ...The tale of marital woe posted by this Brooklyn native both contained invented details and omitted key bits of information. Though he has a sister, she...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:19:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/love/revenge/weddress.asp

27. Malia Obama Selfie Leaked : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A leaked Malia Obama selfie was obtained by a hip-hop group and posted to Instagram.
  ...The Instagram account in question belonged to Brooklyn-based rap music collective Pro Era. When pressed for details on how the group came into possession...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:21:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/politics/maliaselfie.asp

28. Missing Child: Madison Morris : snopes.com •••
Is 16-year-old Madison Morris missing from her Killeen, Texas, home?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... FACT CHECK FBI Spilled Water on San Bernardino iPhone A satirical article claimed that...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:22:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/missing/morris.asp

29. Business : snopes.com •••
A collection of political pieces about businesses.
  ...Employees at the Chipotle Mexican Grill on Montague St. in Brooklyn refused service to eight uniformed NYPD officers after making a "hands up, don't...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:23:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/business.asp

30. Satire : snopes.com •••
A collection of political satire.
  ...Bloomberg was denied a second slice of pizza at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn. NRA president Jim Porter said that "it’s only a matter of time before we...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:23:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/satire.asp

31. Mother Arrested for Tattooing Baby : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows a 9-month-old baby tattooed by its mother's boyfriend?
  ...What's pictured here is a 2010 work by Brooklyn, New York, artist Jason Clay Lewis, who describes his art thusly: As an artist, my approach has always...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:28:58 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/bodymods/baby.asp

32. Dock Ellis Pitched a No-Hitter on LSD? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis hurled a no-hitter while under the influence of LSD.
  ...hurler Bill Bevens came within one out of throwing a no-hitter against Brooklyn in the fourth game of the 1947 World Series despite issuing the Dodgers...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:29:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/ellis.asp

33. Duck Dynasty Prayer : snopes.com •••
Are many TV viewers are complaining to A&E about prayer scenes in the program 'Duck Dynasty'?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... FACT CHECK 'Undercover Colors': Rape Drug-Detecting Nail Polish Students have reportedly...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:30:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/duckdynasty.asp

34. Snapple Rumors : snopes.com •••
Is Snapple owned by the KKK?
  ...Greenberg, were interviewed on MTV. "How could three Jewish boys from Brooklyn support the Ku Klux Klan?" they said. As for the right-to-life rumor, they...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:30:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/alliance/snapple.asp

35. Cats Sacrificed at Halloween : snopes.com •••
Are black cats routinely sacrificed by 'satanic cults' at Halloween?
  ...their belief in satanic catnappings: Two years ago, shelter workers at the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition in Williamsburg were on red alert when a...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:31:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/mayhem/blackcat.asp

36. Alligators in New York Sewers : snopes.com •••
Does a colony of alligators make its home in the New York City sewer system?
  ..."Passengers waiting on the eastbound platform of the Brooklyn Museum station of the I.R.T. subway just before midnight were startled by the sudden...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:36:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/lurkers/gator.asp

37. Andy Rooney on What He's Learned : snopes.com •••
List compiles Andy Rooney's observations on what he'd learned?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... FACT CHECK Lobster Love Account of a woman who was infested with shrimp after ... FACT...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:38:58 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/learned.asp

38. Muslims Banned from the U.S. in 1952? : snopes.com •••
Muslims weren't banned from immigrating to the United States in 1952 under the provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
  ...of an orchestrated drive that began five years ago in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in the office of a little-known lawyer, David Yerushalmi, a 56-year-old...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:39:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/islam-banned-u-s-1952/

39. Emory Students Traumatized by Trump Graffiti? : snopes.com •••
A controversy at Emory University over graffiti promoting Donald Trump led to some predictably inaccurate media reports.
  ...Facebook post claimed Captain America was deemed offensive and banned; a Brooklyn principal was falsely accused of banning the Pledge of Allegiance,...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:41:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/emory-students-trump-graffiti/

40. Johnny Carson Causes A Toilet Paper Shortage In 1973 : snopes.com •••
Did Johnny Carson cause a toilet paper shortage in 1973?
  ...course reinforced the rumor of a toilet paper shortage... I was living in Brooklyn NY when this happened and I remember it being covered on the TV news...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:41:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/carsontoiletpaper.asp

41. John Kerry's Service Record : snopes.com •••
Were John Kerry's Vietnam War service medals earned under 'fishy' circumstances?
  ...F. Schlech, Jr. with the Military Sea Transportation Service based in Brooklyn, New York. Kerry served with Admiral Schlech until the end of 1969, when...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:41:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/service.asp

42. Codex Alimentarius : snopes.com •••
Are American consumers at risk of losing their right to purchase and use vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements?
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... FACT CHECK Label Unable AriZona changed its Southern Style Sweet Tea label after...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:41:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/medical/vitamins.asp

43. MTA Subway Gas Warning : snopes.com •••
Fake MTA posters created and posted in 2013 are recirculating on social media, warning riders of a simulated gas attack.
  ...research will be conducted during daylight hours in parts of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and in Manhattan from 59th Street to the Battery....
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:43:09 GMT http://www.snopes.com/mta-subway-gas/

44. Swing Blow : snopes.com •••
A circulating photo set warns about the dangers of extreme tire swing use.
  ...followed the decommissioning of a merry-go-round for safety reasons in Brooklyn in December 2014). As to whether such an injury (if unlikely) can...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:44:55 GMT http://www.snopes.com/swing-warning/

45. Circle K Clerk Refuses to Serve Police Officer : snopes.com •••
Police in West Richland, Washington attempted to defuse social media outrage after an officer's wife complained her husband was shunned at a Circle K.
  ...media users mounted a campaign against Chipotle after an employee in Brooklyn was observed exhibiting a "hands up, don't shoot" as several police...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:45:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/12/17/circle-k-clerk-...

46. Hillary Delays Thanksgiving For Troops : snopes.com •••
Hillary Clinton forced U.S. troops in Afghanistan to wait for their Thanksgiving dinner?
  ...Twenty officers and soldiers from Queens, Ithaca, Geneva, Brooklyn, Homer, New Rochelle and other places across New York dined with the senators....
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:49:57 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/chowdown.asp

47. Disneyland Deaths : snopes.com •••
Nine guests have lost their lives on Disneyland attractions.
  ...June 1973: Bogden Delaurot, an 18-year-old Brooklyn resident, drowned trying to swim across the Rivers of America. Delaurot and his 10-year-old brother...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:54:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/disney/parks/deaths.asp

48. Nike Doesn't Make Elephant Skin Shoes : snopes.com •••
An unsourced meme on Facebook accused Nike of making their sneakers with elephant skins.
  ...retrofitted with several different animal skins. The shoes, dubbed the "Brooklyn Zoos," feature elephant, stingray, lizard, crocodile, ostrich hides, and...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:54:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/nike-elephant-shoes-rumor/

49. Steve Buscemi: 9/11 Hero : snopes.com •••
Actor Steve Buscemi was once a firefighter and assisted the FDNY after the 9/11 attacks.
  ...the Brotherhood of Fire Facebook page in September 2013, Steve Buscemi (a Brooklyn native) began his working life as 22-year-old New York City...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:54:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/buscemi.asp

50. World Series Origins : snopes.com •••
Was the World Series named for the 'New York World' newspaper?
  ...Save for a brief series between the National League's pennant-winning Brooklyn Superbas and the runner-up Pittsburgh Pirates after the 1900 season (the...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:55:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/worldseries.asp

51. Bill O'Reilly Loses Custody Battle Due to Domestic Violence? : snopes.com •••
A misleading February 2016 article was republished in May 2016 to insinuate Bill O'Reilly "lost" custody of his kids due to incidents of domestic violence.
  ...Anonymous 2011-2—presented oral arguments at the division’s courthouse in Brooklyn Heights. According to the opinion, the court’s four justices...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:55:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bill-oreilly-lost-custody/

52. FALSE: Donald Trump Leaves $10,000 Tip : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Donald Trump left a Buffalo Club waiter a $10,000 tip.
  ...Sarno, David. "News Flash: Donald Trump Sells Brooklyn Bridge." Los Angeles Times. 10 December 2007. Tags: sun set David Mikkelson founded...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:56:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/trumptip.asp

53. TRUE: Flying Lawnmower Death : snopes.com •••
The tragic account of a spectator at a 1979 football game who was killed by a flying model lawnmower.
  ...people. Shortly before the end of the 15-minute show, Philip Cushman, a Brooklyn auto collision repairman, lost control of the model aircraft he was...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:59:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/lawnmower.asp

54. NYC Firefighters Memorial Inaccuracies : snopes.com •••
Has a memorial to New York City firefighters has been rendered in a historically inaccurate way?
  ...have been placed in front of fire headquarters at the MetroTech Center in Brooklyn. The controversial memorial would not have been historically...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:01:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/memorial.asp

55. Rather Do Business With 1000 Terrorists Tale : snopes.com •••
Did a funeral home announce it would rather do business with 1,000 terrorists than one Jew?
  ...The following sign was posted in the front window of a local Brooklyn neighborhood business. WE WOULD RATHER DO BUSINESS WITH 1000 ARABS THAN WITH ONE...
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:01:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/onejew.asp

56. Etymology of Handicap : snopes.com •••
Did the word 'handicap' originate with the disabled's having to beg for a living?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... FACT CHECK Room Service Does a public high school in Hilliard, Ohio, host a Muslim ......
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:02:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/language/offense/handicap.asp



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