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I Hate Florida

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    Omg I Hate Living In Florida

    i moved here 14 years ago from england when i was13 years old with my family. And i have hated every single day living here. There are so many reasons: The WEATHER is horrible hot/humid/stuffy/unbreathable and then the HURRICANES and tornadoes all the time. There are NO seasons...
    truebohemia truebohemia 26-30 44 Responses Nov 9, 2010

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    Whats So Great About South Florida Anyway

    I moved out here out west 2 years ago because of my spouse's job. For him, it's his dream job and I would have been racked with guilt had I let him pass on the opportunity. Did it allows us to improve our standard of life...Sure..we live in a nicer home and have traveled to...
    cavca cavca 31-35 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Hooray

    I can't believe I found this group. I am really a very positive person by nature. But when I am in a situation that I don't like I am believer in changing it.. This is a time in my life when I cannot move on right now. I feel like such a spoiled complainer when I vent about my...
    kjanetlynn kjanetlynn 56-60, F 17 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    Florida Is A Terrible Place To Live.

    I have lived in florida all my life and im hating it more and more as the years go by. You would think its nice to be in warmth without having to deal with the cold winters up north but its not like that. The summer never goes away, It's brown dry and swamp looking, (it is a...
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    EVERYONE HERE IS SO STUPID I KNOW ONLY 3-4

    PEOPLE WHO HAVE A DIPLOMA HELP O_O EVERYONE IS SO DAMN RACIST AND STUPID AND IM THE ONLY ONE WHO EVEN WANTS A FUTURE FOR MYSELF! NOBODY KNOWS HOW TO DRIVE EITHER...DURDADURRR??? WHATS A TURN SIGNAL?????? DUHHH JUST GONNA CUT U OFF 2 CM FROM HITTING UR CAR...DURRDURR
    Floridurdadurr Floridurdadurr 18-21, F Mar 13

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    The Reality...

    This group is fantastic. Where do I begin? I have been coming to FL since my grandparents moved down here. I spent nearly every single summer as a kid down here chillin by the pool, going to the beaches and visiting the cool water parks and flea markets. My childhood had been...
    ClosetSkeleton ClosetSkeleton 36-40, M 7 Responses Mar 8, 2013

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    How Do I Hate Florida? Let Me Count The Ways. (Chapter 2)

    How do I hate Florida? Let me count the ways. In this installment we’ll cover endless summer and the F-team.Endless summer People come to Washington, DC to change the world and be powerful; they come to New York to become wealthy and admired; they come to Los Angeles to become...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    A Trap Not Just For Tourists.

    I moved to Florida in the spring of 1999 at 26 years old. I am from the midwest - Detroit and Minneapolis to be exact, and I thought life could go nowhere but up. I thought I was moving in with an awesome girl and we were going to go diving and swimming in the ocean and we'd be...
    gurensan gurensan 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    God Hates Florida Too-

    I am convinced that God hates Florida too and that is why he used to send hurricanes to try and wash it off the map. I have lived here since 2005 and I feel like I am doing hard time in a prison. As soon as you have crossed the stateline and left Georgia, you have entered the...
    wiltedflower wiltedflower 36-40 21 Responses Dec 21, 2010

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    Why I Hate Florida

                   I moved to Florida in 2006  from New York City with my husband & my son Robert, my daughter Kim who convinced me that Florida would be my new life moved to Trinity Pas co County in 2004. Now I had lived my entire life in New York, did not know what...
    jkenny2962 jkenny2962 56-60, F 21 Responses May 13, 2011

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    Dear Florida...i Hate You.

    I moved to Florida almost 5 years ago after I got married.  Being from the midwest I was nervous about the move and my husband told me that if I didn't like it we could move back after a year.  His reason for wanting to live in Florida was that he could be close to the...
    narwen000 narwen000 31-35, F 50 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    Florida Is A Close To Hell As One Can Get.

    I really hate this place with a passion. I was relocated here back in the early 80's when my new husband got out of the Army. We had 2 children and I wanted a positive future for them. Where I am from general motors shut down and so did the town. I felt that there was a better...
    lisalongc lisalongc 51-55 4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    I Hate Floriduh!!!!!

    OMG!! I hate florida so much. Me and my family moved down here 6 years ago from a small town in Illinois to the ghetto also known as Holiday florida. And that me tell you that it is very horrible here. First off there's no seasons here whatsoever. All you have here is Summer...
    6 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Glad I'm Not Alone

    I dispise florida I've lived all over the us and have been in south florida for about a year and a half and this is by dae the worst place I've ever lived. Someone asked me what my favorite thing to do in florida is I replied "go to the airport and leave". I just think the...
    oldgreg1184 oldgreg1184 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    Does Anyone Here Know How To Return A Business Phone Call?

    One of the many annoying things about FL is the lack of a work ethic and any business sense. For example you get VM and leave a message with your phone number and you don't hear back? WTF? I always try to start off polite with these people but it seems you have to call back get...
    sean2 sean2 41-45 6 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    Word of advice down here in the wang of

    America: Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups
    Floridurdadurr Floridurdadurr 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Now I Know Why Florida Is Called Flori-Duh

    I work and joke around with a lot of people at work and I thought that they would at least sign my petition that will protect their freedom of speech. So out of everyone I talked to (and I talked to a lot of people, only one signed it). There are bullies esp in businesses who...
    whistome whistome 36-40 3 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    You'Ll Think It'S You, But No Its This Rotten State.

    I moved to South Miami about 15 months ago, and everyday of it has been mortifying. The daily heat-stroke, blinding sun and sweat-bath is irritating enough to put you in a bad mood right out of bed, but what will really get you is the people. The people of Miami, mostly...
    Tylersloeper Tylersloeper 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    Hey Everybody I Am New Here. Nice To Be In Here With People Who Feel The Same Way About Shittyh Florida.

    Hey everybody. I am new here. I decided to type in to google why I hate Florida and I came across this site. I was glad to see people who shared my feelings. So I want to hear more stories and have you cool people reply to my experience as well. I moved to this...
    goldsgymdamon goldsgymdamon 26-30, M 13 Responses May 10, 2010

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    Why I Hate Florida

    Nothing but bad things have happened to me since I lived here, the weather is terrible,the police are a nightmare and the attitudes of most the people here is discusting. I came here 6 years ago-my husband had a job offer,thats over, hes retired and on S.S. We barely have enough...
    gordydog1952 gordydog1952 56-60 5 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    The Mold Is Killing Me, The Doctors Are Crooks, I'M Outta Here

    Inherited a place. Arrived May 1, 2012. Never been allergic to anything or in hospital. Within 2 months I'm in heart failure and 8 days in hospital due to sever allergy to mold alternaria, which is everywhere outside. They also managed to infect me with MRSA, destroyed my veins...
    Durersleuth Durersleuth 56-60, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    I Can't Stand Florida Too ! I'm Beginning To Change And I Dont Like It.

    Of everything you guys mentioned about hating Florida, I have one that tops y'all. It's is the first time I was sued. Some property mgr tried to shut up by filing a frivolous lawsuit and he got paid off by my board insurance company and I didn't have to take down my postings...
    whistome whistome 36-40 1 Response Nov 4, 2013

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    Florida...........

    I can't believe there is a whole section of a website dedicated to this! It's fantastic! I was born in Lockport New York, and lived in various parts of Western New York my whole life (Niagara Falls, Buffalo,Lockport,Amherst,North Tonowanda,Akron, etc..) until sept 2011...
    gnr1989 gnr1989 18-21, M 8 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    One More Reason To Hate Florida

    Last night I had a dream of snow, It fell in flakes pure and aglow It draped the ridges and covered hills Its crisp, sharp beauty gave me chills; Then I awoke and soon saw that I was in Florida, hot and flat.
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 2 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    Is It Florida Or Just Tampa Bay

    I am just curious...I have lived 7 HORRIBLE years in this hellish state!  I have lived in the Tampa Bay and my exerience seemspretty similar to most others.  The only other place I have been to in FL has been Sanibel, which was great because I was onvacation and kind of CUT OFF...
    hrrcomisso hrrcomisso 31-35 29 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    I Don'T Hate The State Florida But I Hate South Florida.

    North florida is where the good people are at. South florida not too much.
    SaberToothTiger SaberToothTiger 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    Coming across this forum has made me feel better

    so much better about my situation here in the absolutely worst state I could have ever been stuck in. I thought for a long time that I was the only person who noticed how backwards, depressing, ugly, and unfriendly this state is. I moved down here from the Bronx in 1990...
    NoNoFla NoNoFla 36-40 6 Responses Jan 22

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    Please, Please, Avoid South Florida At All Costs

    Why in God's name would anyone want to come to Florida? Everything South of Ocala is pure hell and the most God awful looking place. South/central and South Florida have to be one of the ugliest places on earth. Unless you are wealthy, this place is a hell-hole. Rich people...
    JamesTKirk70001 JamesTKirk70001 66-70, M 10 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Just another day in Florida.

    .. Florida man allegedly smothered crying son to play video games (http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/04/18/florida-man-allegedly-smothered-crying-son-to-play-video-games/)
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Stay Away From Florida For Your Sanity

    I have lived in Tallahassee for 15 years. I have hated every minute of it. I'm from Atlanta and I should have stayed there. But, lured by a warm climate and a great scholarship offer I came to school here and was crazy enough to stay in Florida to work. What a big mistake...
    janeway2742 janeway2742 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    Are there any normal women here?

    Been here almost a year and haven't met a single woman I would call a friend. The women I work with are on a crusade to bash each other every chance they get so hanging out with them isn't a great idea. After hearing how they talk about each other's personal business there's no...
    FloriDUHsucks FloriDUHsucks 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Guys, i know the weather's nice

    and all, but seriously. My aunt is dying right now because her healthcare sucked. Thanks Florida well fare. You had one job.
    Fallensparrow Fallensparrow 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Florida, The Drug State

    Florida is a swamp in so many ways. Its a breeding ground for bugs, snakes,and some of the worst two legged vermin in the world. In 6 trips over a ten year period, only one being voluntary, its always the same thing: Miserable  weather, ignorant, arrogant people, and a...
    Sheperdov Sheperdov 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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    Why People Hate Florida

    Lets see why People dislike Florida 1)Florida has the most Pedophiles 2)If you are a redneck young female you can kill your baby and get away with it(Casey Anthony) 3)Every where you turn you have some idiot Floridian trying to rip you off with some scam. 4)Cops here take 2...
    Jedi2126 Jedi2126 31-35 53 Responses May 16, 2012

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    It's either too hot or too cold.

    .. or too wet or too dry... FLorida, you are bipolar. I hate Florida
    MrAwesomeKyle MrAwesomeKyle 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    Lack Of A Work Ethic In Florida

    I have noticed a lack of a work ethic here. From dealing with doctor's offices, to people in stores, to tying to hire someone for home repair work.I have had people show up hours late or not at all when you need yard work done or some type of home repair. I had one guy tell me...
    sean2 sean2 41-45 7 Responses Feb 11, 2012

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    Continuous Nightmare!

    I have been in Florida since March 2012. What a BIG mistake! Moved here with my Mom because of her health issues and she wanted to live near her grandchildren. Which is understandable. As for me I am kicking myself more and more everyday living here. Still no job, I left a decent...
    DOC379 DOC379 31-35, M 12 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    I HATE FLORIDA!!!! I hate this dumb, hot, flat, stupid, ugly, rude, nasty, selfish, boring, crushing, oppressive, conformist, depressing, blinding, crazy, doped, miserable, murderous state. There's a reason Florida looks like America's d*** -- that's because it is. And like the d...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 5 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    All, if you didn't think Florida is weird

    and Floridians bizarre, then this should eliminate any doubts. http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-40-most-insane-things-that-happened-this-year-in-florida Enjoy!
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    One Last Comment

    I have a good, very smart friend who has traveled all over the country. He has stated that in his opinion Florida is like the colon and Annis of the United States. People from all over the country who can't make it or who are running from something, come to Florida, and of course...
    fedupMike fedupMike 51-55, M 8 Responses Jun 17, 2012

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    Wow, where do I start?

    I thought much like everyone else that moving to Florida would be a luxurious lifestyle full of beaches and theme parks for my family. Boy was I wrong. It all started in early June of 2013. My wife got the call that she was selected to be transferred to Orlando with her job...
    zeusGT zeusGT 36-40 4 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    I Hate Flordia

    I was forced to come here about six months ago. I cant stand it. its horrible. the people are awful, the heat is bs, there is absolutely nothing to do. the best view of flordia will be in the rearview mirror. I wish flordia would just drop off the map. I hate flordia. I will...
    hokie276 hokie276 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    i came down here to west palm beach,

    florida in 2011. originally from NJ we own a business down here which we hope to sell and get out in the next few years. What I hate about it is: no change of seasons, no snow, my long hair dogs never go out due to heat, people are rude, way too many beggars and the general...
    mysty723 mysty723 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    How Do I Hate Florida? Let Me Count The Ways. (Chapter 3)

    How do I hate Florida? Let me count the ways.In this installment I’ll discuss driving and communicatingDangerous drivingI have been in – and survived – rush hour in Manila, navigated traffic in Bangkok, Jakarta, Istanbul, Tokyo, Delhi, Jerusalem, Florence and Paris (really...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    I Hate Florida

    At the end of September, my parents sold their house up in Pennsylvania and moved down here to SW Florida permanently. As I had been living with them while I worked my part-time job and took classes, I decided it would be best to move down here with them until I finish classes...
    MissingPA MissingPA 22-25, M 9 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    Miserable hot sun. Miserable hot wind.

    Miserable little houses. Miserable tasting water. Miserqable traffic. Miserable high crime. Miserable bugs. Miserable snowbirds. Miserable ugly countryside. What's to like? Especially in Sebastian, FL. I left thank goodness! It's better almost anyplace else.
    dawnwatson dawnwatson 61-65 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I Give Up On Florida

    Don't waste your life here. I came down here in 2010 thinking that it would be nice to live in a vacation state. I guess I was wrong. I haven't made any friends. Every time I walk into a room the people who were talking to each other suddenly stop talking, but then as soon as I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    A Yankee In The South

    Never ever wanted to live anywhere but NY but my husband's job transferred us to the Sunshine State. I am continually surprised by it's political and mental backwardness (bordering on stupidity!) My husband loves it--no snow, no raking and no open minds!! The weather can be...
    beganme beganme 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 19, 2013

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    Florida Is Boring!!!

    I have relatives in Florida. Even as a toddler I knew that state as no good. The people are boring and unenthused, it's too hot to enjoy nature, which may I add, is dry, ugly, brown, and dying, and there's nothing enteresting there. Everywhere I go there's a Walmart, Beals, or K...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    How Do I Hate Florida? Let Me Count The Ways. (Chapter 1)

    How do I hate Florida? Let me count the ways.In fact, there are so many ways that I’m going to post this in installments. There was just too much to say. In this installment, we’ll cover jobs, men and marriages.First, some notes: I’m going to write about Southwest Florida...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    When I lived up North,

    I always looked forward, not only to the changing of the seasons, but to the music that went with them.I don’t mean just Christmas music. No, I’m a fan of folk and Celtic and there were just certain melodies that seemed to give voice to the turning of time. I loved...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 1 Response Jan 17

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    Cesspool Of Junkie Vermin

    I moved to Florida when i was 10 from London UK, i remember NOT wanting to come but had no choice. Ive lived here for 10 years and i have hated every minute of it. i feel sorry for people who were born here, had to grow up here and have never seen what it's like in other places...
    britishlasshatesflorida britishlasshatesflorida 22-25 6 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    Hate Hate Orlando

    I can't say that I hate Florida in general. However, I do hate Orlando. Huffington Post says it's the 9th Rudest city in the Country. I have been fortunate to have lived in many places; Kansas City, Portland OR, Los Angeles; Denver; Dallas, Tulsa and Houston.... and sadly...
    codydeets codydeets 46-50, M 6 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    How Do I Hate Florida? Let Me Count The Ways. (Chapter 4)

    How do I hate Florida? Let me count the ways. In our final installment: Beaches, barriers and bastards.This is my beach! There is no disputing that the beaches of Southwest Florida are lovely. The sand is white and gleaming, studded with an infinite variety of shells. For much of...
    ForcedFloridian ForcedFloridian 61-65 4 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    The Stories

    I love most everyone's stories on here and I too feel the pain, depression and unrest of all of you. I am going to do my best to get out before summer hits once again. (Does summer ever really go away here?) It is going to be very difficult but I plan to sell everything I own...
    lisalongc lisalongc 51-55 4 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    Regret

    I regretted moving from California to Florida. If its not for school and my fiancée; I would have move back to cali in a heart beat. Can't stand the insensitive, uneducated, selfish, money stealer, the stupid drivers and everything about the people here are not my cup of tea. I...
    Muestro Muestro 31-35 3 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    Let Me Give You More Examples Why I Hate Florida And It's Still About People!

    1. People call the cops for no reason. I was at the beach and I can't remember why but one guy called the cops coz I think someone took his chair.. can't recall exactly but I know it was for some stupid reason. Another time was when 20/20 Optical couldn't deliver to me on what...
    whistome whistome 36-40 2 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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