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Weird Stuff Warehouse shutting down
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Bruce Lane
2018-04-07 03:24:59 UTC
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Fellow techies,

I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.

It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-

April 6, 2018

To Weirdstuff Customers,

Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.

Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.

Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.

For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 2018.

WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
--
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....

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Poul-Henning Kamp
2018-04-07 08:11:40 UTC
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Post by Bruce Lane
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
I wonder what happens when the googlers realize that they could have had
WeirdStuff on their campus...?
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Gary E. Miller
2018-04-07 17:54:31 UTC
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Bruce!

On Fri, 6 Apr 2018 20:24:59 -0700
Post by Bruce Lane
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird
Stuff Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday,
9-Apr-18.
Sad news. Weird Stuff, Haltek, and Halted were integral parts of
the Silicon Valley ecosystem.

RGDS
GARY
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Richard (Rick) Karlquist
2018-04-07 21:17:42 UTC
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Post by Gary E. Miller
Sad news. Weird Stuff, Haltek, and Halted were integral parts of
the Silicon Valley ecosystem.
Are you saying Halted is gone?

Last I heard, Halted was for sale because the owners are
retiring. It could well be the next domino to fall.
They moved a few years ago, and their old bldg has been
torn down, along with the street and the entire neighborhood.
A hundred or so acres scraped.

Rick N6RK
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Gary E. Miller
2018-04-07 21:42:51 UTC
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Yo Richard!

On Sat, 7 Apr 2018 14:17:42 -0700
Post by Richard (Rick) Karlquist
Post by Gary E. Miller
Sad news. Weird Stuff, Haltek, and Halted were integral parts of
the Silicon Valley ecosystem.
Are you saying Halted is gone?
Dunno, sorry to mislead, I don't live there anymore. I just meant they
were, as a group, vital to the local culture at that time.

There web site is still up: http://halted.com/

RGDS
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Jeremy Nichols
2018-04-07 23:41:12 UTC
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HSC (Halted) was there in February. Then again, so was WeirdStuff, so
anything is possible.

Jeremy
Post by Gary E. Miller
Yo Richard!
On Sat, 7 Apr 2018 14:17:42 -0700
Post by Richard (Rick) Karlquist
Post by Gary E. Miller
Sad news. Weird Stuff, Haltek, and Halted were integral parts of
the Silicon Valley ecosystem.
Are you saying Halted is gone?
Dunno, sorry to mislead, I don't live there anymore. I just meant they
were, as a group, vital to the local culture at that time.
There web site is still up: http://halted.com/
RGDS
GARY
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Bob kb8tq
2018-04-07 14:36:36 UTC
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Hi

Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie outfits. They have
a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with the neighborhood
improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees the need to do them
until it is way to late ….

Bob
Post by Bruce Lane
Fellow techies,
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
April 6, 2018
To Weirdstuff Customers,
Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 2018.
WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
--
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
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Jeremy Nichols
2018-04-07 21:27:56 UTC
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Sadness. Fewer and fewer places to buy good "junk." Have not had one in
Santa Rosa since HSC closed. .Was just there in February. Shall miss them.
Morgan Hill is a bit too far south for my occasional trips to San Jose.

Jeremy
Post by Bob kb8tq
Hi
Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie outfits. They have
a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with
the neighborhood
improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees the need to do them
until it is way to late ….
Bob
Post by Bruce Lane
Fellow techies,
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
April 6, 2018
To Weirdstuff Customers,
Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 20
<https://maps.google.com/?q=out+our+website+after+Monday,+April+9,+20&entry=gmail&source=g>
18.
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WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
--
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
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paul swed
2018-04-07 23:03:03 UTC
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Like most of you I also visited these places and have dragged back and
shipped lots of "Weird stuff". Even smaller parts through airport security.
The oddest thing was 3/4" cable TV hardline connectors and there was no
issue at all.
It always made it fun to go on a business trip to the area and always slip
a bit of time into visit the places.
There may still be two left at this point. Electronic Surplus Sales or ESS
and do not recall the name of the other. But do know its location be heart.
I can say that in the 70s they really had an effect on my overall career.
Piles of computer stuff and much else. Buy it by the pound. Think it was
Mikes surplus by the Oakland airport. Long gone and one up in Berkley.

There is one crazy place down in northern LA. Some what hard to get to but
my god the stuff. Overwhelming. They dicker also. Nothing like a tough
bargain was there 3 years ago.
Post by Bob kb8tq
Hi
Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie outfits. They have
a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with
the neighborhood
improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees the need to do them
until it is way to late ….
Bob
Post by Bruce Lane
Fellow techies,
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
April 6, 2018
To Weirdstuff Customers,
Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 2018.
WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
--
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
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Alexander Pummer
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other surplus:
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1&tbm=lcl&ei=qGDJWrDzBuXm5gKB3bmQDw&q=electronic+surplus+bay+area+ca&oq=electronic+surplus+bay+area+ca&gs_l=psy-ab.12...16142.25972.0.28698.14.12.2.0.0.0.228.1752.0j11j1.12.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.0.0....0.qHdPqOyu4I8#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:!1m3!1d406993.57669817575!2d-122.07998499435485!3d37.551234775823595!3m2!1i636!2i386!4f13.1

73

KJ6UHN

Alex
Post by paul swed
Like most of you I also visited these places and have dragged back and
shipped lots of "Weird stuff". Even smaller parts through airport security.
The oddest thing was 3/4" cable TV hardline connectors and there was no
issue at all.
It always made it fun to go on a business trip to the area and always slip
a bit of time into visit the places.
There may still be two left at this point. Electronic Surplus Sales or ESS
and do not recall the name of the other. But do know its location be heart.
I can say that in the 70s they really had an effect on my overall career.
Piles of computer stuff and much else. Buy it by the pound. Think it was
Mikes surplus by the Oakland airport. Long gone and one up in Berkley.
There is one crazy place down in northern LA. Some what hard to get to but
my god the stuff. Overwhelming. They dicker also. Nothing like a tough
bargain was there 3 years ago.
Post by Bob kb8tq
Hi
Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie outfits. They have
a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with
the neighborhood
improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees the
need to do them
until it is way to late ….
Bob
Post by Bruce Lane
Fellow techies,
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
April 6, 2018
To Weirdstuff Customers,
Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 2018.
WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
--
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
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Azelio Boriani
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For those of us (like me) that can travel to the US less than once in
a lifetime, there is an EEVblog #124 - A Tour of Apex Electronics:


Post by Alexander Pummer
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1&tbm=lcl&ei=qGDJWrDzBuXm5gKB3bmQDw&q=electronic+surplus+bay+area+ca&oq=electronic+surplus+bay+area+ca&gs_l=psy-ab.12...16142.25972.0.28698.14.12.2.0.0.0.228.1752.0j11j1.12.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.0.0....0.qHdPqOyu4I8#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:!1m3!1d406993.57669817575!2d-122.07998499435485!3d37.551234775823595!3m2!1i636!2i386!4f13.1
73
KJ6UHN
Alex
Post by paul swed
Like most of you I also visited these places and have dragged back and
shipped lots of "Weird stuff". Even smaller parts through airport security.
The oddest thing was 3/4" cable TV hardline connectors and there was no
issue at all.
It always made it fun to go on a business trip to the area and always slip
a bit of time into visit the places.
There may still be two left at this point. Electronic Surplus Sales or ESS
and do not recall the name of the other. But do know its location be heart.
I can say that in the 70s they really had an effect on my overall career.
Piles of computer stuff and much else. Buy it by the pound. Think it was
Mikes surplus by the Oakland airport. Long gone and one up in Berkley.
There is one crazy place down in northern LA. Some what hard to get to but
my god the stuff. Overwhelming. They dicker also. Nothing like a tough
bargain was there 3 years ago.
Post by Bob kb8tq
Hi
Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie
outfits. They have
a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with
the neighborhood
improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees the
need to do them
until it is way to late ….
Bob
Post by Bruce Lane
Fellow techies,
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
April 6, 2018
To Weirdstuff Customers,
Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be closing
its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large amount
of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as soon
as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9, 2018.
WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
--
Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
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paul swed
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Really appreciate the video of Apex. I don't think words describe it very
well.
But everything is there and whats more interesting is if you are looking
for something they do have a pretty good idea of the location. Especially
if it has any value like new BNC connectors.
The time I went there I was dressed for business. Wrong attire. But I did
see the nooks and cranny's mentioned.
Never ripped my shirt and I did use the step ladders that get you to the
top rows.
But what seems to happen is your eyeballs simply get overloaded. Most gear
is on its side so that makes it harder to read.
Then the fact that its going to be tough to ship really puts a kink in the
digging.
No matter a really great video of the place.
Regards
Paul
WB8TSL
Post by Azelio Boriani
For those of us (like me) that can travel to the US less than once in
http://youtu.be/XesfMfS5usY
Post by Alexander Pummer
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1&tbm=lcl&ei=
qGDJWrDzBuXm5gKB3bmQDw&q=electronic+surplus+bay+area+
ca&oq=electronic+surplus+bay+area+ca&gs_l=psy-ab.12...
16142.25972.0.28698.14.12.2.0.0.0.228.1752.0j11j1.12.0....0.
..1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.0.0....0.qHdPqOyu4I8#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:!
1m3!1d406993.57669817575!2d-122.07998499435485!3d37.
551234775823595!3m2!1i636!2i386!4f13.1
Post by Alexander Pummer
73
KJ6UHN
Alex
Post by paul swed
Like most of you I also visited these places and have dragged back and
shipped lots of "Weird stuff". Even smaller parts through airport security.
The oddest thing was 3/4" cable TV hardline connectors and there was no
issue at all.
It always made it fun to go on a business trip to the area and always
slip
Post by Alexander Pummer
Post by paul swed
a bit of time into visit the places.
There may still be two left at this point. Electronic Surplus Sales or
ESS
Post by Alexander Pummer
Post by paul swed
and do not recall the name of the other. But do know its location be heart.
I can say that in the 70s they really had an effect on my overall
career.
Post by Alexander Pummer
Post by paul swed
Piles of computer stuff and much else. Buy it by the pound. Think it was
Mikes surplus by the Oakland airport. Long gone and one up in Berkley.
There is one crazy place down in northern LA. Some what hard to get to
but
Post by Alexander Pummer
Post by paul swed
my god the stuff. Overwhelming. They dicker also. Nothing like a tough
bargain was there 3 years ago.
Post by Bob kb8tq
Hi
Over the years, this has been the fate of a *lot* of surplus / goodie
outfits. They have
a “deal” on some property and that runs out. Sometimes it’s a sale with
the neighborhood
improving. Other times it’s the roof needing repairs and nobody sees
the
Post by Alexander Pummer
Post by paul swed
Post by Bob kb8tq
need to do them
until it is way to late ….
Bob
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Fellow techies,
I'm sorry to report we're losing another surplus place. Weird Stuff
Warehouse, in Sunnyvale, CA, is closing its doors as of Monday, 9-Apr-18.
It seems we have Google to blame. Here's Weird Stuff's final
newsletter, verbatim.
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April 6, 2018
To Weirdstuff Customers,
Sadly, after 32 years in business, Weirdstuff Warehouse will be
closing
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its doors as of April 9, 2018. If you have been following the real
estate news for Sunnyvale you know that Google purchased a large
amount
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of real estate in the area including the building we have been leasing
for the past 22 years. We have been asked to vacate the building as
soon
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as possible, and in order to accomplish that task we are selling our
inventory and many of our assets to Outback Equipment of Morgan Hill.
The transfer of inventory and assets will take place on April 9, 2018;
at that time Weirdstuff Warehouse will cease to do business.
Even though Weirdstuff is closing we will retain ownership of the
Corporation, trademark, and domain names. We hope to handle these
entities and wind down the corporation before year end.
Many of you have been loyal customers for many years, and we have
enjoyed working with you. We thank you for your loyalty and business.
For more information, check out our website after Monday, April 9,
2018.
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WeirdStuff Warehouse
384 W. Caribbean Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 743-5650
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Heh... So much for Google's favorite "Don't Be Evil" motto....
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I was at Weird Stuffabout a month ago. Picked up a heavy microscope
base. Those are the things you really don't want to buy on ebay.

To be honest, I wasn't finding much there. My dentist is nearby, and
that was when I would check them out. How old is the stuff on their
racks? Remember Bay Networks?

Excess Solutions is still around for now, but the pickings have been
slim. I buy NEMA or NEMA type cases there for cheap. But the place is
so deep into San Jose that it isn't worth the trip.
http://www.excesssolutions.com/

I noticed the Electronics Fleamarket has moved again:
https://www.electronicsfleamarket.com/
This is a shadow of the Foothill days.

As far as I'm concerned, when the Livermore Ham swapmeet left Las
Positas College, the show was over.


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