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by Zazaban
Sun May 31, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hello everybody
Replies: 2
Views: 10907

Hello everybody

What have I missed? :-P
by Zazaban
Tue May 13, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: It's been far too long.
Replies: 8
Views: 35965

Re: It's been far too long.

Indeed, it would be good to hear Z's views on the great quote he has provided us. Well, I chose it when I was new to the Bahai Faith. I just liked it, I can't remember why. That said, i cannot pretend to know what you meant when you said: "It's been far too long," I haven't visited the fo...
by Zazaban
Sat Apr 19, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: It's been far too long.
Replies: 8
Views: 35965

It's been far too long.

How is everybody doing here? :D
by Zazaban
Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bimanism?
Replies: 13
Views: 26136

Loren wrote:So....Zazaban, what gives? Were you just bored, making a spoof here, or what?


Err, sorry I forgot about this. :oops:

Yeah, my friend confessed. He thought it would be funny to see if you would believe it. I've kindly asked him not to do it again.
by Zazaban
Sat Dec 22, 2007 4:22 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bimanism?
Replies: 13
Views: 26136

Erm... what? Really? This was given to me by a friend, I must speak to him. He's played sick jokes on me before... :-?
by Zazaban
Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:44 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bimanism?
Replies: 13
Views: 26136

Certain translations of the bible do use phrases like that. But yes, I'm starting to think it's a joke.
by Zazaban
Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bimanism?
Replies: 13
Views: 26136

Re: Bimanism?

british_bahai wrote:
Zazaban wrote:I'll post the rest of the book eventually.

make sure its okay to do that (e.g. copyrights, etc).

I wasn't aware holy texts of any religions were copyrighted.
by Zazaban
Sat Dec 15, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Bimanism?
Replies: 13
Views: 26136

Bimanism?

So, I found what appeared to be a somewhat old (1920s-ish) book titled 'The Tome of Bim.' It claims to be the holy book of an ancient religion called Bimanism. I'd like to hear your opinion on it, I've copied the first bit of the "Tome" for you to see. I myself have never heard of them, bu...
by Zazaban
Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Backbiting for protection?
Replies: 8
Views: 38257

Backbiting implies a malicious purpose.
by Zazaban
Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 34783

I suggest you learn more about the Baha'i faith before you consitor joining. one of the first, basic things I learns was that there isn't a believe in the standard heaven and hell, or any sort of "sin" (which is a concept really only in Christianity.) No, Baha'is do not believe it is a ch...
by Zazaban
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: UN website hacked.
Replies: 0
Views: 19078

UN website hacked.

The following has been copied from another forum http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocus/sgspeeches/ Hmm.... good hacker. Wonder if this makes the news. Up security UN. EDIT: He's hacking all over. Looks like he's all over the place. http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=kerem125&...
by Zazaban
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Ae-oina Kamui - Aniu Manifestation?
Replies: 3
Views: 9886

Re: Ae-oina Kamui - Aniu Manifestation?

As a Bahai i respect everyone's belief, but personally, I only view Bahaullah as the manifestation of God for this day. Before anybody says anything, im not trying to be "intellectual". I was not born into a Bahai family - my dad's side are muslim. Religion was never forced onto me which ...
by Zazaban
Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Ae-oina Kamui - Aniu Manifestation?
Replies: 3
Views: 9886

Ae-oina Kamui - Aniu Manifestation?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ae-oina_Kamui Sounds very much like a manifestation. What got me was the part "Eventually, Ae-oine Kamui, disappointed at the decline of the Ainu, departs for another country." Which sounds to me very much like the coming of a next manifestation somewhere else....
by Zazaban
Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 34783

The reason why im saying this is because right now in the scientific world, people are still debating whether it is a choice or whether the child has always had gay characteristics (i.e as a child, when he/she was unaware of what sex actually is). Actually, it's not debated in the scientific world,...
by Zazaban
Mon Aug 06, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 30461

I haven't decided yet, so I chose "Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist" Well, that does surprise me, Zazaban. Yet, it has been estimated there are 4000 to 5000 different religions in the world; and i think there are as many different religions as there are people, so it is impossible at...
by Zazaban
Sat Aug 04, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 34783

The reason why im saying this is because right now in the scientific world, people are still debating whether it is a choice or whether the child has always had gay characteristics (i.e as a child, when he/she was unaware of what sex actually is). Actually, it's not debated in the scientific world,...
by Zazaban
Sat Aug 04, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: What's your religion?
Replies: 7
Views: 30461

I haven't decided yet, so I chose "Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist"
by Zazaban
Sat Aug 04, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: Anyone heard of/seen a Seven Valley Game?
Replies: 3
Views: 25968

That is.... neat. We need Baha'i Mario and Baha'i Zelda now. :D
by Zazaban
Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The revelation of the next Manifestation of God.
Replies: 6
Views: 18081

Is the Kitáb-i-Aqdas refering to solar or lunar years?
by Zazaban
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: UK to be flooded in future --- (Cant find passage)
Replies: 2
Views: 8866

No longer exist? :sad:

Never heard of this passage.

EDIT: sorry, had a funny idea in my head :P

5000 years from now: "Britian never existed! It's a myth! No way an island could have sunken under the sea!"
by Zazaban
Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Homosexuality
Replies: 22
Views: 34783

I suggest you learn more about the Baha'i faith before you consitor joining. one of the first, basic things I learns was that there isn't a believe in the standard heaven and hell, or any sort of "sin" (which is a concept really only in Christianity.) No, Baha'is do not believe it is a cho...
by Zazaban
Thu May 03, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: To Cardmaster: Are you a real person? Respond please
Replies: 6
Views: 28230

I have deleted all the spam.
by Zazaban
Thu May 03, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 2 topics: aliens/destruction of the BWC areas
Replies: 16
Views: 19104

I'd like to see these silly pilgrim's notes, they sound like a hoot :-P
by Zazaban
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia
Replies: 10
Views: 24492

Wikipedia isnt exactly the most accurate of websites - anyone (i.e. RANDOM people) is allowed to edit information... I take you don't understand wikipedia very well. I am a regular editor there, and it just doesn't quite work like you see it. YES it is very accurate. Most vandalism and POV is rever...
by Zazaban
Sun Apr 29, 2007 7:46 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia
Replies: 10
Views: 24492

Wikipedia isnt exactly the most accurate of websites - anyone (i.e. RANDOM people) is allowed to edit information... I take you don't understand wikipedia very well. I am a regular editor there, and it just doesn't quite work like you see it. YES it is very accurate. Most vandalism and POV is rever...
by Zazaban
Sun Apr 29, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia
Replies: 10
Views: 24492

Mason Remey as "Hand of the Cause" on Wikipedia

According to Wikipedia, he is still a Hand of the Cause. That can't be right, wasn't that title revoked?
by Zazaban
Fri Apr 27, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The real cause of Islamic terrorism - the yogic perspective
Replies: 8
Views: 23260

BruceDLimber wrote:(And in another passase, He mentions "gods and men.")
You have to be careful there, because often "Deva" is inappropreatly translated as "God." The above should read "Devas and men" or "Angels and men."
by Zazaban
Wed Apr 25, 2007 12:15 am
Forum: News
Topic: A habitable planet has been found around another star.
Replies: 2
Views: 21667

Argos wrote:Amazing, its much larger than earth, too.
Only 50% larger, that's the closest we've ever been.

What's more is that rumors are now going around SETI just got an intelligent radio signal from this planet.

Very Exciting indeed.
by Zazaban
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: News
Topic: A habitable planet has been found around another star.
Replies: 2
Views: 21667

A habitable planet has been found around another star.

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/0 ... lanet.html

This is a historic day in human history. Thousands of years from now this day will be in history books. I feel blessed simply to be alive on this day.
by Zazaban
Sun Apr 22, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 40431

I don't think we should call him a lier for having incorrect references. For all we know he got them from a non-UHJ approved version of the book and didn't realise it was incorrect. And there are some fake books floating around the mid-east.
by Zazaban
Tue Apr 17, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Anti-Baha'i site
Replies: 22
Views: 40431

Re: I need help!

british_bahai wrote:We also dont know who this person is and are not allowed to communicate with covenant breakers.
I'd just like to point out that, since he does not identify as Baha'i he cannot be a CB.
by Zazaban
Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: No artificial flavors or preservatives?
Replies: 4
Views: 8612

It looks to me like he's talking about the fact that alcohol artificially makes one feel good I.E. "Benefit not found in creation"

Just my opinion though.
by Zazaban
Sat Mar 31, 2007 6:19 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 21937

i think somebody needs to do his homework ... The Bahais try to spread this lie that the Bahai faith is an offshoot of Islam. But this is not true. They succeed in misguiding the people to some extent because this religion (if it can be called so) originated in Iran - a country largely populated by...
by Zazaban
Wed Mar 28, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets" not Messengers.
Replies: 14
Views: 31816

Keyvan wrote:thanks for your kind words again.

and actually i did in fact mean "CENOphobia" not "xenophobia."

xenophobia - the fear of strangers or foreigners

cenophobia (aka centophobia) - the fear of new ideas or things
Odd, it wasn't in the dictionary.
by Zazaban
Sun Mar 25, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'is—VOTE for the Baha'i House of Worship!
Replies: 10
Views: 23743

Hello Z, You wrote: Hey, it's their choice. I'm sure the other places are quite nice too. Right on Z. Freewill is a gift from our God and a central feature & responsibility that helps us learn, grow, and progress from the experiences resulting from the free will choices of us all. Yet, in more ...
by Zazaban
Sat Mar 24, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'is—VOTE for the Baha'i House of Worship!
Replies: 10
Views: 23743

Hello Z, You wrote: Hey, it's their choice. I'm sure the other places are quite nice too. Right on Z. Freewill is a gift from our God and a central feature & responsibility that helps us learn, grow, and progress from the experiences resulting from the free will choices of us all. Yet, in more ...
by Zazaban
Sat Mar 24, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Baha'is—VOTE for the Baha'i House of Worship!
Replies: 10
Views: 23743

Ok, voted for the Baha'i House of Worship... Note: voters hava chance to win vacation to the Chicago area so they can visit the House of Worship while there... Good. You are expected to vote again, by noon tomorrow, OR ELSE :aufsmaul: (j/k - just kidding) Thanks for the reminder, BB. I just voted a...
by Zazaban
Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 21937

ARRRGGGHHHH!!!!! I give up, you just can't get it....... I can't believe a debate started over something so trivial. I suppose if I told you I could be knocked out with a feather you'd debate that too. :-|
by Zazaban
Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: The Number 23
Replies: 9
Views: 42466

Actually, the mayans don't believe the world will end in 2012, Unless they also believed it ended in 1618 and 1224. Even if they did it's the 21st not 23rd.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Long_ ... Long_Count
by Zazaban
Thu Mar 22, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 21937

pilgrimbrent wrote:There was no mockery in what I wrote, and I hope that others do not mock him.

Brent


Oh dear, I didn't mean to start a debate, I didn't even necessarily mean "mock," it is a saying from a movie. It is similar to the saying "Better to be pitied than scorned."
by Zazaban
Thu Mar 22, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 21937

[i] Well Zazaban, Is it possible Brent was not mocking, but stating grievances over questionable, even inaccurate historyand unspiritual theological "thinking?" You misunderstand, "Don't mock the afflicted" is a common saying, at least where I live. Doesn't always refer to "...
by Zazaban
Sun Mar 18, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A shameful attack on the Prophet of Islam
Replies: 9
Views: 21937

Don't mock the afflicted. :-P
by Zazaban
Thu Mar 08, 2007 6:41 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 37331

Back with you BB, you wrote: [b]"Again, 100% in conformity with Baha'i belief. ...I am getting the sense at this point that your are quoting from a source...if you are, could you please always cite your sources Richard!!!!!!!!!! Thanks! " I should let you know British Baha'i was quoting B...
by Zazaban
Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 37331

Back with you BB, you wrote: "Again, 100% in conformity with Baha'i belief. ...I am getting the sense at this point that your are quoting from a source...if you are, could you please always cite your sources Richard!!!!!!!!!! Thanks! " I should let you know British Baha'i was quoting Baha...
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 27, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Marriage
Replies: 4
Views: 15659

abbas wrote:One other thing.....

Say if i want to marry my gf but only if she converts to Islam, will she be able to convert but remain Bahai since she doesnt remove her membership from the Bahai rolls? (will the Bahai's still accept her?)

Regards
Abbas
She could try, but that would be kind of deceitful. :-?
by Zazaban
Sun Feb 25, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "truth" cannot be forced and remain truth
Replies: 15
Views: 37331

Very true Majnun, except that pertains to physical laws not spiritual truths.
by Zazaban
Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Do Bahais believe Qur'an being the word of Allah
Replies: 8
Views: 25711

Zazaban quickly locked (and deleted I think) his first thread, in which he accused Baha'is of being anti-Muslim, I believe it was. Actually, he was trying to prove the Baha'i Faith false by using the old "Seal of the Prophets" argument. I am a little bit suspicious that's what he's planni...
by Zazaban
Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: contradictions?
Replies: 11
Views: 27004

This guys argument seems to pre-assume that Christianity is true and Islam is false. I don't know why anybody would do that.
by Zazaban
Fri Feb 23, 2007 1:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: contradictions?
Replies: 11
Views: 27004

If you take every word literally of course there's going to be contradictions. That's why we DON'T take things so literally.
by Zazaban
Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Muslim to Bahai?
Replies: 17
Views: 36344

No, not just irreligion, that and blind faith in things like Wahhabism. Muhammed warned us about it himself! (See Hadith of Najd.)
by Zazaban
Wed Feb 21, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Qa'im
Replies: 30
Views: 59901

I have split the large off-topic disscussion off from the original topic.
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Bab's claim to be Qa'im
Replies: 48
Views: 108671

Someone else asked how the Baha'u'llah could be "Him Whom God will make Manifest" mentioned by the Bab and I provided possible connections. Noted. I dont want to digress from the original point about the Bab being the Qaem or the Mahdi and the proofs for the same. Any reason that you can ...
by Zazaban
Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 101184

I would just like to point out some things after the last exchange. Firstly, I cannot really be called a Buddhist anymore, I've been reeled back to the Baha'i Faith since that. :-P I think both of you need to cool off. You've been in heated debate for days, and when people have been debating that lo...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 101184

I haven't seen him belittling anything. Frankly I think you are oversensitive.
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:39 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 101184

Clear and logical argument you say? Your argument seems to have the same amount of leverage as the average Jack Chick Tract. No really, it was using the same style of tactics. Try to convince people to believe in something by using an arugmnet that could only be relevant to somebody who is already c...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The Faith is currently under assault at Wikipedia!
Replies: 0
Views: 7462

The Faith is currently under assault at Wikipedia!

[url]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Báb#The_Bab_Recanted[/url] [url]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Bahá%27í_Faith#Unity_of_Science_and_Religion[/url] The user is question is attempting to add anti-baha'i information to Wikipedia and has been shown to be a strong Anti-Baha'i in support of the I...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: general questions about the prophets
Replies: 14
Views: 27672

Baha'is are strongly warned against, but not forbidden, to read Covenant breaker material. Baha'is are not discouraged from reading or responding to materials critical of the Baha'i Faith. I can provide direct quotes with references if desired. Brent But it's a very lousy idea. I learned that the h...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A broad response to many of your interesting threads!
Replies: 16
Views: 32221

Here's my crappy translation :-P 59 - says: Passed [b'asaanyd] in news of the board: Then complete that in his son mercy for the scientists on him Kamal Moussa, and Bahaa Issa, and aloe of Ayoub, will degrade ['awlyaay'y] in his time, and their heads exchange gifts just as heads of the Turks exchang...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: The real cause of Islamic terrorism
Replies: 0
Views: 7242

Please don't make the same topic in multiple forums.
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:34 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RE: Ark of The Covenant
Replies: 2
Views: 9254

I hope you don't mind, but I corrected some spelling in your post. Oops, hope they were not bad and thanx for correcting the spelling! That is interesting, did you know we are actually narrowing down where the ark could be? I say within a few decades we'll have found it. Do you mean that Bahaullah ...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A broad response to many of your interesting threads!
Replies: 16
Views: 32221

Baha'i Warrior, my post was only aimed at the claim that Abbas was trying to convert us. To be fair, I think both he and you are being a little bit silly and need to cool off. Your debates are swallowing up the entire forum. :-P I don't see anybody scornfully ridiculing Baha'is, he simply does not b...
by Zazaban
Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:15 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: RE: Ark of The Covenant
Replies: 2
Views: 9254

I hope you don't mind, but I corrected some spelling in your post.

That is interesting, did you know we are actually narrowing down where the ark could be? I say within a few decades we'll have found it.

Welcome to Baha'i Libray Asmarino! :D
by Zazaban
Sun Feb 11, 2007 4:50 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: A broad response to many of your interesting threads!
Replies: 16
Views: 32221

Abbas is NOT here to convert Baha'is, he has shown a great eagerness to learn, and has a Baha'i girlfriend. I find it quite appalling of the intolerance of his beliefs. He should be able to come here just to learn without people trying to convert him (which I have gotten the impression people are do...
by Zazaban
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hi, I am Niranjan , from the Hindu faith...
Replies: 6
Views: 33364

Thank you very much! :D
by Zazaban
Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Baha'i issues
Topic: I want to make the big money ...
Replies: 10
Views: 38741

I hope this can be taken care of soon. There was one post I just deleted, and it had a very explicit picture which I won't even say what it was because of mixed audience. Luckily there was only one 1 view. But I'm checking/deleting as often as I can. It's funny that these perverts don't even realiz...
by Zazaban
Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 101184

people say "meet you Wednesday" rather than "meet you on Wednesday I actually use both "see you on Wednesday" and "meet you Wednesday," but not "see you Wednesday" or "meet you on Wednesday". Maybe it's a regional thing. Like what you call the ...
by Zazaban
Sat Feb 10, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Abdul Baha
Replies: 16
Views: 30066

Ok. These are the some of the reasons why my gf believes Abdul Baha was a prophet. 1. Apparently Bahaullah allowed the marriage of two wives, however abdul baha abrogated that law and said marry only one. He said that Baha'u'llah meant only one. 2. Apparently Bahaullah has said that we should be ea...
by Zazaban
Fri Feb 09, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 101184

Ask anyone on the street if "Meet you on Wednesday" or "See you on Wednesday" is equally valid to say (want to take a poll? lol). Thats great however you seem to forget what you wrote. "meet you Wednesday" rather than "meet you on Wednesday". If you actually ...
by Zazaban
Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "Seal of the Prophets"
Replies: 60
Views: 101184

Re: "Seal of the Prophets"

Okay, I would like to be clear on this whole thing. I have heard multiple explainations to what this means, and I really think I need an answer. I am thinking of becoming a Bahá'í and this is a major roadblock for me. Zazaban, There's one thing I wanted to add. You're not a Muslim, so I don't know ...

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