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  • alexis_cpalexis_cp Member Posts: 15 Member Member Posts: 15 Member
    Hello! I love this idea!

    Me right now:
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    Me after the challenge:
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    Start date: March 19, 2017 | SW: 308 | CGW: 222

    PS Challenge
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date | GW: 301
  • Lin20281Lin20281 Member, Premium Posts: 355 Member Member, Premium Posts: 355 Member
    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [X] Lose 7lbs from your start date.

    Started 3/16/17 = 230
    Weighed 3/20/17 = 227.6 Lost 2.4

    It's a start and progress in the right direction!

    Can anyone tell me how to put pictures and/or film in here? I have no idea how it is done! :*
  • KatieBaackKatieBaack Member Posts: 97 Member Member Posts: 97 Member
    Starting 1/24/17
    SW: 210

    Sorcerer's Stone has 309 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
    [X] Lose 3lbs from your start date. (207lbs) Completed 2/7/17 (205.6)


    Chamber of Secrets has 341 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the SS challenge. (197.6lbs)
    -2/14/17 - 204.8
    -2/21/17 - 202.6 (5 left!)
    -2/28/17 - 201.2 (3.6 left!)
    -3/7/17 - 201.6 (4 left)
    -3/14/17 - 201.6 (4 left)
    -3/21/17 - 200.8 (3.2 left!) Finally going in the right direction again!

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 435 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
    [ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (194.6lbs)

    Goblet of Fire has 743 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 14, added again: 5.
    [ ] Lose 5lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (189.6lbs)

    Order of the Phoenix has 870 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15, added again: 6.
    [ ] Lose 6lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. (183.6lbs)

    Half-Blood Prince has 652 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13, added again: 4.
    [ ] Lose 4lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (179.6lbs)

    Deathly Hallows also has 759 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 21, added again: 3.
    [ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (176.6lbs)
  • MsArriabellaMsArriabella Member Posts: 456 Member Member Posts: 456 Member
    Well, it took 4 months, but I've finally finished PS! Now onto CS, need to get to 190...here we go!
  • TrkyVic0327TrkyVic0327 Member Posts: 849 Member Member Posts: 849 Member
    Joining this fantastic challenge now! Love the idea of incorporating reading into weight loss! :heart:
    I'm going to start with my weight from the beginning of the year to be able to go through more books.

    Starting weight: 212 lbs.

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ :star: ] Lose 7lbs from your start date. Goal: 205 lbs. Completed! :smiley:
    Also, almost finished with this book that my daughter(9) and I are reading through at bedtime. :smile:

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. Goal: 197 lbs.

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Goal: 186 lbs.

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Goal: 171 lbs.

    Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
    [ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. Goal: 152 lbs.

    145 is my ultimate goal, but I am happy with maintaining a higher weight if I feel healthy at this point.
    Anything lower than that is just gravy. I haven't been that small in awhile, so I'll re-evaluate at this point.

    Half-Blood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. Goal: 133 ?

    Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. Goal: 120 ?
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  • Forest91Forest91 Member Posts: 1,254 Member Member Posts: 1,254 Member
    Starting date: 22/11/2016
    Starting weight: 152.2lbs

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.(22/11/2016). Need to get to 145.2lbs for goal
    Week 1(24/11/16)-152.2lbs(0lbs)(7lbs left to go)
    Week 2(01/12/16)-150.2lbs(-2lbs)(5lbs left to go)
    Week 3(08/12/16)-151lbs(+0.8lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 4(15/12/16)-151lbs(0lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 5(22/12/16)-150.6lbs(-0.4lbs)(5.4lbs left to go)
    Week 6(29/12/16)-151lbs(+0.4lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 7(05/01/17)-150.8lbs(-0.2lbs)(5.6lbs left to go)
    Week 8(12/01/17)-149.4lbs(-1.4lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 9(19/01/17)-149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 10(26/01/17)-147.8lbs(-1.6lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
    Week 11(02/02/17)-147.8lbs(0lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
    Week 12(09/02/17)-148.4lbs(+0.6lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 13(16/02/17)-148.4lbs(0lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 14(23/02/17)-148.2lbs(-0.2lbs)(3lbs left to go)
    Week 15(02/03/17)-148.4lbs(+0.2lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 16(09/03/17)-149.4lbs(+1.0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 17(16/03/17)-149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)

    Week 18(23/03/17)-149lbs(-0.4lbs)(3.8lbs left to go)

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.Need to get to 137.2lbs for goal

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to get to 126.2lbs for goal

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to get to 111.2lbs for goal
  • gdneffgdneff Member Posts: 333 Member Member Posts: 333 Member
    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [X ] Lose 7lbs from 29 Dec 2016.
    • 29 Dec 2016 - SW: 272. Goal - 265.
    • 1 Jan 2017 – 273.8 (Oops. Wrong Direction!)
    • 8 Jan 2017 – 268.8 (3.2 lbs. lost)
    • 15 Jan 2017 – 269.4 (+.6 Total Lost 2.6)
    • 22 Jan 2017 – 267.4 (-2 Total Lost 4.6)
    • 29 Jan 2017 – 266.6 (-.8 Total Lost 5.4)
    • 5 Feb 2017 – 266.0 (-.6 Total Lost 6)
    • 12 Feb 2017 – 264.4 (-1.6 Total 7.6)


    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [X ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. (12 Feb 2017)

    • 12 Feb 2017 – SW: 264.4. Goal – 256.4
    • 19 Feb 2017 – 263.0 (-1.4 Total Lost 9)
    • 26 Feb 2017 – 260.0 (-3 Total Lost 12.)
    • 5 Mar 2017 – 258.8 (-1.2 Total 13.2)
    • 12 Mar 2017 – 256.8(-2 Total 15.2)
    • 19 Mar 2017 – 256.6 (-.2 Total 15.4)
    • 26 Mar 2017 – 254.6 (-2 Total 17.4)
  • Lin20281Lin20281 Member, Premium Posts: 355 Member Member, Premium Posts: 355 Member
    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [X] Lose 7lbs from your start date.

    Started 3/16/17 = 230
    Weighed 3/20/17 = 227.6 Lost 2.4
    Weighed 3/23/17 = 224.0 Lost 6.0
    Weighed 3/25/17 = 222.6 Lost 7.4
    Weighed 3/27/17 = 220.6 Lost 8.4

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.
    Started 3/27/17 = 220.6
  • KatieBaackKatieBaack Member Posts: 97 Member Member Posts: 97 Member
    Starting 1/24/17
    SW: 210

    Sorcerer's Stone has 309 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
    [X] Lose 3lbs from your start date. (207lbs) Completed 2/7/17 (205.6)

    Chamber of Secrets has 341 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the SS challenge. (197.6lbs)
    -2/14/17 - 204.8
    -2/21/17 - 202.6 (5 left!)
    -2/28/17 - 201.2 (3.6 left!)
    -3/7/17 - 201.6 (4 left)
    -3/14/17 - 201.6 (4 left)
    -3/21/17 - 200.8 (3.2 left!)
    -3/28/17 - 200.8 (3.2 left) I'm starting to sense a theme here..... ha.

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 435 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 12, added again: 3.
    [ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (194.6lbs)

    Goblet of Fire has 743 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 14, added again: 5.
    [ ] Lose 5lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (189.6lbs)

    Order of the Phoenix has 870 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15, added again: 6.
    [ ] Lose 6lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. (183.6lbs)

    Half-Blood Prince has 652 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13, added again: 4.
    [ ] Lose 4lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (179.6lbs)

    Deathly Hallows also has 759 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 21, added again: 3.
    [ ] Lose 3lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (176.6lbs)
  • alexis_cpalexis_cp Member Posts: 15 Member Member Posts: 15 Member
    Start date: 3/19/17 | SW: 310 | CGW: 222

    PS Challenge
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date | GW: 303
    -3/29/17 - 305.2 lbs (2.2 to go)
  • KirbyFortin1KirbyFortin1 Member Posts: 49 Member Member Posts: 49 Member
    This is amazing because it lines up almost exactly with my ultimate goal weight AND I love Harry Potter!!

    SW (1/1/2017): 232.8

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ACHIEVED 2/10/17] Lose 7lbs from your start date. (Goal Weight 225.8)
    Weight 225.1!

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ACHIEVED 3/18/17] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. (Goal Weight 217.8)
    Weight 217.5!

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (Goal Weight 206.8)

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. (Goal Weight 191.8)

    Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
    [ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. (Goal Weight 172.8)

    Half-Blood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. (Goal Weight 159.8)

    Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. (Ultimate Goal Weight 145)
  • Forest91Forest91 Member Posts: 1,254 Member Member Posts: 1,254 Member
    Starting date: 22/11/2016
    Starting weight: 152.2lbs

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.(22/11/2016). Need to get to 145.2lbs for goal
    Week 1(24/11/16)-152.2lbs(0lbs)(7lbs left to go)
    Week 2(01/12/16)-150.2lbs(-2lbs)(5lbs left to go)
    Week 3(08/12/16)-151lbs(+0.8lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 4(15/12/16)-151lbs(0lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 5(22/12/16)-150.6lbs(-0.4lbs)(5.4lbs left to go)
    Week 6(29/12/16)-151lbs(+0.4lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 7(05/01/17)-150.8lbs(-0.2lbs)(5.6lbs left to go)
    Week 8(12/01/17)-149.4lbs(-1.4lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 9(19/01/17)-149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 10(26/01/17)-147.8lbs(-1.6lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
    Week 11(02/02/17)-147.8lbs(0lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
    Week 12(09/02/17)-148.4lbs(+0.6lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 13(16/02/17)-148.4lbs(0lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 14(23/02/17)-148.2lbs(-0.2lbs)(3lbs left to go)
    Week 15(02/03/17)-148.4lbs(+0.2lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 16(09/03/17)-149.4lbs(+1.0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 17(16/03/17)-149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 18(23/03/17)-149lbs(-0.4lbs)(3.8lbs left to go)

    Week 19(30/03/17)-148lbs(-1.0lbs)(2.8lbs left to go)

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.Need to get to 137.2lbs for goal

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to get to 126.2lbs for goal

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to get to 111.2lbs for goal
  • eblyth00eblyth00 Member Posts: 131 Member Member Posts: 131 Member
    PS goal complete 2/17/17 293lbs 7 lbs lost
    CoS goal complete 3/3/17 284.7 8 lbs lost
    PoA goal complete 3/30/17 274 11 lbs lost
    GoF goal complete 259
    OotP goal complete 240
    HBP goal complete 227
    DH goal complete 214

    Starting weight 300 lbs current weight 273.6
  • beerfoamybeerfoamy Member Posts: 1,523 Member Member Posts: 1,523 Member
    Hah
    Read this when it started and thought, 'nah, I'll never lose that much!'

    Have just seen that I have just about completed Prisoner of Azkaban!
    Roll on Goblet of Fire!
    :o
  • gdneffgdneff Member Posts: 333 Member Member Posts: 333 Member
    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [X ] Lose 7lbs from 29 Dec 2016. (Goal – 265)
    • 29 Dec 2016 - SW: 272. Goal - 265.
    • 1 Jan 2017 – 273.8 (Oops. Wrong Direction!)
    • 8 Jan 2017 – 268.8 (3.2 lbs. lost)
    • 15 Jan 2017 – 269.4 (+.6 Total Lost 2.6)
    • 22 Jan 2017 – 267.4 (-2 Total Lost 4.6)
    • 29 Jan 2017 – 266.6 (-.8 Total Lost 5.4)
    • 5 Feb 2017 – 266.0 (-.6 Total Lost 6)
    • 12 Feb 2017 – 264.4 (-1.6 Total 7.6)

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [X ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. (Began 12 Feb 2017 – Goal – 256.4)

    • 12 Feb 2017 – SW: 264.4. Goal – 256.4
    • 19 Feb 2017 – 263.0 (-1.4 Total Lost 9)
    • 26 Feb 2017 – 260.0 (-3 Total Lost 12.)
    • 5 Mar 2017 – 258.8 (-1.2 Total 13.2)
    • 12 Mar 2017 – 256.8(-2 Total 15.2)
    • 19 Mar 2017 – 256.6 (-.2 Total 15.4)
    • 26 Mar 2017 – 254.6 (-2 Total 17.4)

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. (Began 26 Mar 2017 – Goal – 243.6)

    • 26 Mar 2017 – SW: 254.6. Goal – 243.6
    • 2 Apr 2017 – 252.2 (-2.4 Total – 19.8)
  • babyricusbabyricus Member Posts: 12 Member Member Posts: 12 Member

    This is Awesome, What a fun Challenge.

    SW 231
    PS Goal-224
    CoS Goal- 216
    PoA Goal-205
    GoF Goal-190
    OotP Goal- 171
    HBP Goal-158
    DH Goal- 145

    If I can do this this year I will be on track for my goal weight. Yes!

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    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge.

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge.

    Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
    [ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge.

    Half-Blood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge.

    Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge.
    edited April 2017
  • kristikitterkristikitter Member Posts: 604 Member Member Posts: 604 Member
    ^ Top marks for the totally sexy Barty Crouch Jr. gif... welcome to the challenge!!
  • kristikitterkristikitter Member Posts: 604 Member Member Posts: 604 Member
    Totally starting my own challenge from the beginning again (oops Christmas, birthdays, Fat Fridays... insert further excuse here :wink: )

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.
    Goal weight for challenge: 186lbs

  • alexis_cpalexis_cp Member Posts: 15 Member Member Posts: 15 Member
    Start date: 3/19/17 | SW: 310 | CGW: 224

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [X] Lose 7lbs from your start date. GW: 303
    3/29/17 - 305.2 lbs (4.8 total lost, 2.2 to go)
    4/6/17 - 302.2 lbs (7.8 total lost)

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge. GW: 295
    4/6/17 - 302.2 lbs (7.8 total lost, 7.2 to go)


    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. GW: 284

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. GW: 269

    Order of the Phoenix has 766 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 19.
    [ ] Lose 19lbs from the completion of the GoF challenge. GW: 250

    Half-Blood Prince has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the OotP challenge. GW: 237

    Deathly Hallows also has 607 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 13.
    [ ] Lose 13lbs from the completion of the HBP challenge. GW: 224
  • Forest91Forest91 Member Posts: 1,254 Member Member Posts: 1,254 Member
    So far it has taken me 20 weeks but I am just 2lbs away from starting the chamber of secret challenge. But next week I am due to start TOM so if I don't gain then it might take a little bit longer but I was shock that I didn't gain or stay stuck this week because normally the week before TOM I gain or don't lose.

    Starting date: 22/11/2016
    Starting weight: 152.2lbs

    Philosopher's Stone has 223 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 7.
    [ ] Lose 7lbs from your start date.(22/11/2016). Need to get to 145.2lbs for goal
    Week 1(24/11/16)-152.2lbs(0lbs)(7lbs left to go)
    Week 2(01/12/16)-150.2lbs(-2lbs)(5lbs left to go)
    Week 3(08/12/16)-151lbs(+0.8lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 4(15/12/16)-151lbs(0lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 5(22/12/16)-150.6lbs(-0.4lbs)(5.4lbs left to go)
    Week 6(29/12/16)-151lbs(+0.4lbs)(5.8lbs left to go)
    Week 7(05/01/17)-150.8lbs(-0.2lbs)(5.6lbs left to go)
    Week 8(12/01/17)-149.4lbs(-1.4lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 9(19/01/17)-149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 10(26/01/17)-147.8lbs(-1.6lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
    Week 11(02/02/17)-147.8lbs(0lbs)(2.6lbs left to go)
    Week 12(09/02/17)-148.4lbs(+0.6lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 13(16/02/17)-148.4lbs(0lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 14(23/02/17)-148.2lbs(-0.2lbs)(3lbs left to go)
    Week 15(02/03/17)-148.4lbs(+0.2lbs)(3.2lbs left to go)
    Week 16(09/03/17)-149.4lbs(+1.0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 17(16/03/17)-149.4lbs(0lbs)(4.2lbs left to go)
    Week 18(23/03/17)-149lbs(-0.4lbs)(3.8lbs left to go)
    Week 19(30/03/17)-148lbs(-1.0lbs)(2.8lbs left to go)

    Week 20(06/04/17)-147.2lbs(-0.8lbs)(2lbs left to go)

    Chamber of Secrets has 251 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 8.
    [ ] Lose 8lbs from the completion of the PS challenge.Need to get to 137.2lbs for goal

    Prisoner of Azkaban has 317 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 11.
    [ ] Lose 11lbs from the completion of the CoS challenge. Need to get to 126.2lbs for goal

    Goblet of Fire has 636 pages. Added together, these numbers equal 15.
    [ ] Lose 15lbs from the completion of the PoA challenge. Need to get to 111.2lbs for goal
    edited April 2017
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