Sunday, July 31, 2011

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 33-36 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

 ~ The Prince's Tale ~ The Forest Again ~ King's Cross ~ The Flaw in the Plan ~ EPILOGUE ~

Question # 1: What did Severus and Lily find of Petunia's?
Question # 2: Where was Snape aiming when his Sectumsempra Spell hit George?
Question # 3: In the end what does Harry call Voldemort?

And for three extra credit slips!
What was the last act of the Elder Wand?


And that's it folks! The Deathly Hallows Questions close at 10 pm on 8/1. I will announce the winner soon after!
Happy Birthday to Harry Potter and Jo Rowling!
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 29-32 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 25-28 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 21-24 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 17-20 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 13-16 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Looking for: Guest Bloggers for Book Reviews!

I am extending the offer to anyone who finds this post to be a guest blogger here on LitPool! What you would do is a book review in the LitPool style. The post would also include your name, a short 2-3 sentence bio of who you are, and links to your blog, website, and/or Twitter/Facebook.

If you are interested please take a look at my LitPool Cypher page and a few book review posts. I suggest:

 Wings
 Bones of Faerie
 Dead Until Dark

If you have any questions or are ready to do it, email me!

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 29-32 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ The Lost Diadem ~ The Sacking of Severus Snape ~ The Battle of Hogwarts ~ The Elder Wand ~

Question # 1: Who does Harry use the cruciatus curse on when they spat in Professor McGonagall's face?
Question # 2: What happened when "they" went after Neville's grandmother?
Question # 3: Who knocks out Fenrir Greyback?

Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 25-28 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 21-24 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 17-20 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 13-16 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Friday, July 29, 2011

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 25-28 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ Shell Cottage ~ Gringotts ~ The Final Hiding Place ~ The Missing Mirror ~

Question # 1: When Lupin announces that Tonks and him had a baby boy named Ted, who does he ask to be godfather?
  
Question # 2: What was one of the Death Eater's unable to summon when he used Accio?
Question # 3: How does Ariana die?

Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 21-24 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 17-20 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 13-16 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 21-24 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ The Tale of the Three Brothers ~ The Deathly Hallows ~ Malfoy Manor ~ The Wandmaker ~

Question # 1: How has Luna decorated her bedroom ceiling?

 Question # 2: You've been invited to be a guest on Potterwatch and need to choose a code name for yourself, what will it be?
Question # 3: What kills Wormtail, A.K.A. Peter Pettigrew?

And for extra credit (2 slips):

Who refuses to tell Voldemort where the Elder wand is and says, "There is so much you do not understand." 

Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 17-20 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 13-16 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 17-20 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ Bathilda's Secret ~ The Life and Lies of Albus Dumbledore ~ The Silver Doe ~ Xenophilius Lovegood ~
Question # 1: What is written all around the sign outside of Harry's parent's house?
Question # 2: Describe the headdress the bust of Rowena Ravenclaw is wearing.
Question # 3: Who does Harry say he loves like a sister?
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 13-16 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 13-16 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011


~These questions are now closed~

~ The Muggle-born Registration Commission ~ The Thief ~ The Goblin's Revenge ~ Godric's Hollow ~

Question # 1: What does Harry retrieve of Alastor Moody's from Umbridge's office?
Question # 2: Name one of the people that Harry, Ron, and Hermione come across in the woods.
Question # 3: How does the war memorial in Godric's Hollow change?
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Prize Package for Deathly Hallows

Ack! Can you believe it's the end already? No, neither can I.

A (very gently used) Mystery at Hogwarts Game
Now that all the mysteries of the movies are solved...

A (very gently used) Harry Potter Trivia Game
While waiting for Pottermore.com you can challenge all your friends to see who really is the best HP geek!

A Harry Potter Fridge Magnet
You could probably even put it on a car!


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Movie Poster Book  
What can I say? Goblet of Fire items are the most readily available.

A Harry Potter Sticker
This cool sticker is so far a staple of our prize packs.

Lemon Drops & Soft Peppermints
Ah, Dumbledore...

Bookmarks!
A Harry Potter Official Bookmark and a LitPool Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011.

A  pack of Collectible Harry Potter Cards
Why don't these come with chocolate frogs?

A collection of fifty Butterbeer Recipes
The last winner only got 40.

A Deathly Hallows Temporary Tattoo
These are the tattoo's that came out with the 7th book.

A Harry Potter Cup
This cool plastic cup is reusable!

All 4 houses iron on patches.
Best used on black!

And last but not least, a signed photograph of all 3 Pugs!
The pugs will be featured with a copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and they will personally sign it.

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 9-12 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ A Place to Hide ~ Kreacher's Tale ~ The Bribe ~ Magic is Might ~

Question # 1: Who is the letter from that Harry finds in Sirius' old room?

Question # 2: Who paid for how they treated house-elves?
Question # 3: Who shows up at Grimmauld place and offers his help?

Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions
Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Half-Blood Prince Winner!

And the much awaited winner is...

Donna!

Congratulations!

If you would like to see the answer's to the Half-Blood Prince questions please keep reading!
Otherwise, you can go to the Official Rules and Events page to answer open questions!

Chapter's 1-3 Answers
# 1: Player's contemplated their reactions if they were in the Prime Minister of Great Britain's shoes.

# 2: Snape says that the duel between Dumbledore and Lord Voldemort shook Dumbledore.

# 3: When Dumbledore offers the Dursley's each a glass of mead during his visit they refuse to take the glasses which become increasingly persistent, eventually bouncing off the tops of their heads spraying mead everywhere.  

Chapter's 4-6 Answers
# 1: Harry will be having private lessons with Professor Dumbledore, learning "a little of this, a little of that."

# 2: Ginnly calls Fleur Phlegm.

# 3: Malfoy tells Borgin that the family friend and werewolf, Fenrir Greyback, will be checking in.

Chapter's 7-10 Answers
# 1: Tonks rescues Harry from the train.

# 2: The Gaunt family names are the father Marvolo, son Morfin, and daughter Merope.

# 3: Dumbledore believes that Merope used a love potion on Tom Riddle.

Chapter's 11-14 Answers
# 1: Harry wakes Ron up by suspending him upside by his ankle with a spell (Levicorpus) he found in the Half-Blood Prince's Advanced Potion Making.

# 2: Harry distracts Slytherin's seeker by yelling, "Oi, Harper! How much did Malfoy pay you to come on instead of him?"

# 3: The last thing Dumbledore tells Harry in their lesson is, "Very astute, Harry, but the mout organ was only ever a mouth organ."

Chapter's 15-18 Answers
# 1: Fenrir Greyback was the one that bit Remus Lupin.

# 2: Tom Riddle framed his Uncle Morfin for the murder's of Tom's grandparent's and father.

# 3: The only note the Half-Blood Prince makes about antidotes is to shove a bezoar down their throat.

Chapter's 19-22 Answers
# 1: Hepzibah Smith owns Helga Hufflepuff's cup.

# 2: In order to get the real memory from Slughorn Harry takes a portion of the Felix Felicis potion that Horace himself gave him.

# 3: Crabbe and Malfoy have been using Polyjuice potion to change into younger girls all year, so they won't be recognized while standing guard for Malfoy.
Chapter's 23-26 Answers
# 1: Tom Riddle wanted to rip his soul 6 times so it would be in 7 parts.

# 2: Harry places a bust of an ugly warlock, a wig, and a rusty tiara on top of the cupboard where he hides the Half-Blood Prince's book.

# 3: Hermione discovers that Eileen Prince may be the person who owned the Advanced Potions book that Harry has.

Chapter's 27-30 Answers
# 1: Malfoy used two vanishing cabinets. The first is the one that Nearly Headless Nick smashed in the third book and the Weasley twins shoved Montague into in the fifth book. Montague had told Malfoy how he would sometimes be caught in Borgin and Burkes, so Malfoy figured out a connection between the two.

# 2: Buckbeak rescues Harry from Snape.

# 3: Harry thinks he sees a Phoenix in the flames and smoke of Dumbledore's tomb.

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 5-8 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ Fallen Warrior ~ The Ghoul in Pajamas ~ The Will of Albus Dumbledore ~ The Wedding ~

Question # 1: What spell does Lupin believe gave Harry away?
Question # 2: Who is going to pretend to be Ron with spattergoit?
Question # 3:  Even though Harry's disguised with Polyjuice potion, who immediately recognizes him at the wedding?
You gotta wonder what they're saying. "The last book?!"

Answer Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Saturday, July 23, 2011

The Deathly Hallows Chapter's 1-4 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~

~ The Dark Lord Ascending ~ In Meoriam ~ The Dursleys Departing ~ The Seven Potters ~

Question # 1: Where do you think the Dursley's were hid away? Were they given new lives? Or just hiding?

Question # 2: What does Dudley think of Harry in the end?
Question # 3: What is Albus Dumbledore's sibling's names?


See the Official Rules and Events Page

The Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 27-30 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ The Lightning-Struck Tower ~ Flight of the Prince ~ The Phoenix Lament ~ The White Tomb ~

Question # 1: How did Malfoy sneak the Deatheaters into the school?
Question # 2: Who rescued Harry from Snape?
Question # 3: What does Harry think he sees in the flames and smoke of Dumbledore's tomb?

Oops! I forgot to close these questions last night when I posted! So questions will close tomorrow 7/24 at 3pm. I will post the winner and answers no later than 7/25 3am. Have a good weekend!

Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 23-26 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 19-22 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 15-18 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 11-14 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 7-10 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 4-6 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 1-3 Questions
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Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 23-26 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ Horcruxes ~ Setumsempra ~ The Seer Overheard ~ The Cave ~

Question # 1: How many times did Tom Riddle want to rip his soul?
Question # 2: What 3 things does Harry put on top of the cupboard that he hides the Half-Blood Prince's book in?
Question # 3: Who does Hermione discover could be the Half-Blood Prince?
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 19-22 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 15-18 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 11-14 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 7-10 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 4-6 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 1-3 Questions
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 19-22 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ Elf Tails ~ Lord Voldemort's Request ~ The Unknowable Room ~ After the Burial ~

Question # 1: What valuable artifact does Hepzibah Smith have?

Question # 2: How does Harry get the real memory from Slughorn?

Question # 3: What disguises has Crabbe and Malfoy been using to keep guard for Malfoy?
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 15-18 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 11-14 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 7-10 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 4-6 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 1-3 Questions
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 15-18 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ The Unbreakable Vow ~ A Very Frosty Christmas ~ A Sluggish Memory ~ Birthday Surprises ~

Question # 1: What werewolf bit Remus Lupin?

Question # 2: Who did Tom Riddle frame for the murder's of his father and grandparents?

Question # 3: What does the Half-Blood Prince write in the Advanced Potions book about antidotes?

Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 11-14 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 7-10 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 4-6 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 1-3 Questions
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Order of the Phoenix Winner!

Drum roll plesase.... The name Willo ate was .......

Donna!

Congratulations! The pug's would like to know if you would like a signed picture of them and if so, which pug?

If you would like to see the answer's to the Order of the Phoenix questions please keep reading!
Otherwise, you can go to the Official Rules and Events page to answer open questions!

Chapter's 1-4 Answers
# 1: Mundungus Fletcher was supposed to be keeping guard over Harry.

# 2: Harry's advance guard consisted of Mad-Eye Moody, Remus Lupin, Nymphadora Tonks, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Elphias Doge, Dedalus Diggle, Emmeline Vance, Sturgis Podmore, Hestia Jones.

# 3: Petunia Dursley received a howler from Albus Dumbledore that said, "Remember my last, Petunia."

Chapter's 5-9 Answers
# 1: While cleaning Grimmauld place they find a locket they cannot open.

# 2: Lucius Malfoy tells Harry that he is "snakelike."

# 3: Hermione and Ron both receive Prefect badges.

Chapter's 10-13 Answers
# 1: Splitting the students into houses.

# 2: Luna Lovegood's father is the editor of the Quibbler.

# 3: Player's agree that Harry should have told someone about what Umbridge was making him do.

Chapter's 14-17 Answers
# 1: Professor McGonagall tells Umbridge she does not generally allow other's to speak while she is speaking.

# 2: Fred orders 25 butterbeers in the Hog's Head.

# 3: Sturgis Podmore is sentenced to 6 month's time in Azkaban for trying to get through a door.

Chapter's 18-21 Answers
# 1: Hermione uses a Protean charm on fake Galleon's that updates when it is time for their next meeting.

# 2: The Gurg Hagrid worked with was Karkus.

# 3: Dobby decorated the Room of Requirement for Christmas with golden baubles that said Have a Very Harry Christmas!

Chapter's 22-25 Answers
# 1: Arthur Weasley attempts to use stitches on his snakebite wounds.

# 2: Neville's mother, Alice, gives him a Drooble's Blowing Gum wrapper.

# 3: Player's discussed what they found most interesting in Harry's first Occlumency lesson. The insights they found most fascinating were into Snape's character.

Chapter's 26-29 Answers
# 1: The Wizarding World finally hears the story of Voldemort's return and Cedric's death.

# 2: Player's got the chance to discover their Patronus at the WB Patronus App.

# 3: Snape's worst memory is of James Potter and Sirius Black bullying him in front of Lily Evans (and the entire school.)

Chapter's 30-33 Answers
# 1: Running away from school on your broomstick - of course after having caused mayhem and chaos.

# 2: Hagrid fought back against the 6 wizards that went to send him away from Hogwarts (including aurors and Umbridge.) After they stunned McGonagall and Fang, who were trying to protect Hagrid, he became enraged and knocked 4 of them out cold.

# 3: Umbridge gets carried off by the centaurs while in the forest with Harry and Hermione. (Deserved her right too.)

Chapter's 34-38 Answers
# 1: Mad-Eye Moody tells Vernon Dursley that he thinks he is the type of person that can be intimidated.

# 2: Sirius was hit with a curse (not Avada Kedavra) fell backwards through a curtain into an archway...

# 3: Player's were asked if they could ride a thestral if they could not see it.


Monday, July 18, 2011

The Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 11-14 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions
~Hermione's Helping Hand ~ Silver and Opals ~ The Secret Riddle ~ Felix Felicis ~

Question # 1: How does Harry wake up Ron on the morning of their Hogsmeade trip?

Question # 2: How does Harry distract Harper from catching the snitch?

Question # 3: What is the last thing Dumbledore tells Harry in their Voldemort lesson?


Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 7-10 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 4-6 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 1-3 Questions
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The Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 7-10 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011

~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ The Slug Club ~ Snape Victorious ~ The Half-Blood Prince ~ The House of Gaunt ~

Question # 1: Who rescues Harry from the train?

Question # 2: What are the name's of the Gaunt family?

Question # 3: What is Dumbledore's guess as to how Tom Riddle's parents came to be together?


Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 4-6 Questions
Answer Half-Blood Prince Chapter's 1-3 Questions
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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sixth Prize Pack of the Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge '11

A (very gently used) Mystery at Hogwarts Game
Now that all the mysteries of the movies are solved...

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Deluxe Sticker Book
What can I say? Goblet of Fire items are the most readily available.

A Special Edition Harry Potter Postcard
Keep it, mail it, whichever you like!

A Harry Potter Sticker
This cool sticker is so far a staple of our prize packs.

Drooble's Best Blowing Gum
The winner will be able to chew till their heart's content!

Bookmarks!
A Harry Potter Official Bookmark and a LitPool Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011.

2 packs of Collectible Harry Potter Cards
Why don't these come with chocolate frogs?

A collection of forty Butterbeer Recipes
The last winner only got 30.

A Deathly Hallows Temporary Tattoo
These are the tattoo's that came out with the 7th book.

A Harry Potter Cup
This cool plastic cup is reusable!

An iron on Slytherin Patch
Best used on black!

And last but not least, a signed photograph of a Pug!
The pug will be featured with a copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and they will personally sign it. Winner has their choice; Leo the Brindle, Oreo the Black, or Willo the Fawn.

Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 34-38 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011


~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ The Department of Mysteries ~ Beyond the Veil ~ The Only One He Ever Feared ~ The Lost Prophecy ~ The Second War Begins ~

Question # 1: Who tells Vernon Dursley that he looks like the type of person who can be intimidated?

Question # 2: How did Sirius die?
Question # 3: Do you think that you could travel on a thestral if you could not see it?

These are the final questions for Order of the Phoenix. Due to the delays that occurred the questions will not close for 48 hours instead of 24. That means everyone has until 9:30pm on Tuesday 7/19 to answer any and all of the questions!

Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 30-33 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 26-29 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 22-25 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 18-21 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 14-17 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 10-13 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 5-9 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 30-33 Questions: Pug's Harry Potter Reading Challenge 2011


~These questions are now closed~
Go to Events to find current questions

~ Grawp ~ O.W.L.s ~ Out of the Fire ~ Fight and Flight ~

Question # 1: What will be forever known as a "Weasley" at Hogwarts?

Question # 2: No less than six wizards were sent to try and sack Hagrid, what was the result?

Question # 3: What happens to Umbridge when she goes into the forest with Harry and Hermione?


Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 26-29 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 22-25 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 18-21 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 14-17 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 10-13 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 5-9 Questions
Answer Order of the Phoenix Chapter's 1-4 Questions
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