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Ok Wauf what's your favorite dinosaur? Or top five favorite since it's hard to pick just one

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  1. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    I like Dakotaraptor and Therizinosaurus, although I'll admit I'm not a huge paleogay.

  2. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Barosaurus lentus
    Diplodocus hallorum
    Apatosaurus ajax
    Supersaurus lourinhanensis
    Brontosaurus excelsus

  3. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    spinosaurus, bigger than the mutt-rex/troonysaurus, eats both land and sea animals and can swim, the head also resembles modern crocodiles

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >and can swim
      Haha oh boy do I have some news for you!

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        source? info? dont make a "trust me dude" statement just because you're in 4chin

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          >dont make a "trust me dude" statement just because you're in 4chin
          he's referencing a study published a couple weeks back that everyone here is familiar with because we had a thread on it.

          It suggested the incredible and astonishing idea that a big bony sail sticking 12 feet out of your back is going to make you top heavy in the water.

          it ignored the possibility of spino doing the backstroke.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            >it ignored the possibility of spino doing the backstroke.
            or swimming on its side like a sunfish

            >IT'S A BABY WHEEL JAY!!

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            oh i see, thats very interesting. so our boi is just a land dino huh

            >it ignored the possibility of spino doing the backstroke.
            ok maybe it hunted fish upside down, checkm8 4chinners, jk

            Also if the study mentioned it correct, it would make Spinosaurus the only known dinosaur that COULDN'T swim.

            irony.

            it's over :'c

            Okay, so basically, it doesnt stood upright either, but on all fours because of the weight of the sail, well that sucks, is there any redeeming qualities of this dino?

            • 1 year ago
              Anonymous

              >it doesnt stood upright either, but on all fours because of the weight of the sail

              It's most widely accepted stance right now is either a pongolin walk or this which would make spinosaurus the tallest theropod dinosaur to date.

              • 1 year ago
                Anonymous

                you're saying that spinosaurus might be the first dinosaur who reverted back to the classical age of dinosaurs?

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          Also if the study mentioned it correct, it would make Spinosaurus the only known dinosaur that COULDN'T swim.

          irony.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            I mean, imagine an animal that lives in the water, but falls over and dies every time a wave comes along or it accidentally strays too far to touch bottom.
            An animal like that isn't going to last long.

            but apparently that's spinosaurus. God's biggest mistake.

  4. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Gigantosaurus

  5. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Top 5 sexiest dinos?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Allosaurus has always been depicted as magnificent and beautiful even. Some depictions have me envy the fact I couldn't keep one as a pet.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        They make up less than 3% of theropods on E621.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        She's a pretty dino.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        The artist makes such an interesting depiction of Allosaurus. He is somehow capable of making it seem like an actual majestic animal without making it a straight up bird or a crocodilian like most artists.

        He genuinely makes the Allosaurus seem like the Lion of the Jurassic period.

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          And by majestic animal I mean an ANIMAL, they’re not pure and beautiful but also brutal and savage if need be. In my eyes he makes the most realistic allosaurus to date.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        I say this as someone who hates most Theropods other than Ornithomimosaurs and Oviraptorosaurs and DESPISES carnivorous Theropods: Allosaurus is pretty. That and Dilophosaurus are the only ones I kind of like because of their head crests.

        Why not use your incredible powers of autism to critique literally everything else of that crazy ass chimera? Or is it all forgiven because they angled the hands according to your preferences?

        What would be the point? JW's dinosaurs are moronic. But it's still hilarious that JP gets the hands right and modern paleontologists can't.

        https://i.imgur.com/KYo5mHU.jpg

        The artist makes such an interesting depiction of Allosaurus. He is somehow capable of making it seem like an actual majestic animal without making it a straight up bird or a crocodilian like most artists.

        He genuinely makes the Allosaurus seem like the Lion of the Jurassic period.

        That's because Fred's one of the good ones. He's not an unrepentent feathergay. Ugueto's good too but he needs to get right with god and stop putting feathers on as much shit as he does.

        https://i.imgur.com/ArxGI5Y.jpg

        And by majestic animal I mean an ANIMAL, they’re not pure and beautiful but also brutal and savage if need be. In my eyes he makes the most realistic allosaurus to date.

        Actually, there's been a spate of good Allosaurus work lately. Allosaurus scales were recently found and this was from that twitter thread.

  6. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    top five, here we go
    no.1 Dilophosaurus, not the JP one, the real one, fricking awesome looking thing.
    no.2 Baryonyx, not the JW one, the real one
    no.3 Crichtonsaurus, adorable lil' thing
    no.4 Stegosaurus, powerful, imposing and an absolute unit
    no.5 Utahraptor, gorgeous feathering, strong muscular body, but not too bulky.

  7. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    When I was a child it was:
    1. Utahraptor
    2. Giganotosaurus
    3. Allosaurus
    4. Pyroraptor
    5. Velociratpor

    Now it is(No order now):
    - Albertosaurus
    - Carnotaurus
    - Ceratosaurus
    - Herrerasaurus
    - Brontosaurus
    - Triceratops

  8. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    This guy, I feel in love with it using one in Fossil Fighters

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >When Jurassic World gets the hand positions more correct than mainstream paleontology
      Color me lol'd.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Why not use your incredible powers of autism to critique literally everything else of that crazy ass chimera? Or is it all forgiven because they angled the hands according to your preferences?

  9. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    The Jurassic Trio will always be my favorites.

  10. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Easily the ankylosaurus for me

  11. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Will always will be one of my favourites.

  12. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Call me gay, I don't care. I bet they sounded like prehistoric elk and were majestic as frick in large groups. Been my favorite since I first saw one in the second JP movie.

    Kind of a dumb question, but what defenses did these dudes (and hadrosaurs in general) have besides running away? Why were they so successful as a group?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      They could fricking trample over any predator that got in their way. Shantungosaurus would body a T-Rex due to that fact it was so enormous.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >what defenses did these dudes (and hadrosaurs in general) have besides running away?
      huge herds and big slappy tails

      zebras do just fine and they don't even have slappy tails.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      As a presumable herd animal, Parasaurolophus and any other hadrosaurid's primary defense would have been numbers. A unified herd becomes an impenetrable wall to an Albertosaurus or any late Cretaceous megapredator. There were probably 10,000 of the frickers to every contemporary Tyrannosaur, and the Tyrannosaur could probably survive taking down just a dozen of them each year, or even less (or perhaps more, as this is all presumptive). It'd be just like modern herd animals, wildebeest in the African savannah for example: lions don't rush right in to a million-strong herd to take what they want, they find the weak, sick, elderly, orphaned infant, or just plain stupid stragglers on the edges.

      Of course all that is infinitely less exciting than a Styracosaurus jamming its headspikes into a Gorgosaur

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      As a presumable herd animal, Parasaurolophus and any other hadrosaurid's primary defense would have been numbers. A unified herd becomes an impenetrable wall to an Albertosaurus or any late Cretaceous megapredator. There were probably 10,000 of the frickers to every contemporary Tyrannosaur, and the Tyrannosaur could probably survive taking down just a dozen of them each year, or even less (or perhaps more, as this is all presumptive). It'd be just like modern herd animals, wildebeest in the African savannah for example: lions don't rush right in to a million-strong herd to take what they want, they find the weak, sick, elderly, orphaned infant, or just plain stupid stragglers on the edges.

      Of course all that is infinitely less exciting than a Styracosaurus jamming its headspikes into a Gorgosaur

      Parasaurolophus likely weren't (large) herd animals. They were an upland forest species and we have few remains of them so they likely lived in small groups at most. Hadrosaurs were pretty big and strong and that tail was serious business.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >Kind of a dumb question, but what defenses did these dudes (and hadrosaurs in general) have besides running away? Why were they so successful as a group?
      Who needs defences when you can just outbreed the competition?
      And you can outbreed the competition because you can chew, making you plain better at eating than your non-chewing competitors.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        >get really good at chewing
        >all other forms of herbivore is suddenly basically obsolete
        Defence is for nerds.

        Checked, and we're hadrosaurs the only herbivores who could chew? Or were they just the first?

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          No. Ceratopsids had very advanced chewing mechanisms as well. Ceratopsids may have had the largest chewing muscles of any animal in the entire fossil record, though "technically" they *sliced* their food. You have to make that distinction or the pedants will have a conniption fit.

          >it ignored the possibility of spino doing the backstroke.
          or swimming on its side like a sunfish

          >IT'S A BABY WHEEL JAY!!

          lel

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >get really good at chewing
      >all other forms of herbivore is suddenly basically obsolete
      Defence is for nerds.

  13. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    For me, it's Anky.

  14. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Are Dimetrodon enjoyers allowed in this thread?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Yes

  15. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Brontosaurus, because he was always cooler and people insisted he wasn't real but he really was real.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >Br***osaurus
      Wow ragist much? They're called Apatosaurus

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        I said he was cooler than Apatosaurus right there, and you didn't listen. He's real again, sorry, your lamer can no longer lay claim to him.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        nta, but Brontosaurus has been considered distinct enough from Apatosaurus to be a valid genus since 2015.
        https://peerj.com/articles/857/

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Brontosaurus is such a chad dinosaur that it literally meme magiced itself back into existence.

  16. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    How has nobody mentioned my boy Saltopus yet?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Nobody knows what the frick it even is. May as well mention Nyasasaurus.

  17. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Glad to see so many Carnotaurus appreciators in this thread.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      it's a really cool dinosaur and we're all glad it's getting attention

      https://i.imgur.com/TTM281j.jpg

      How has nobody mentioned my boy Saltopus yet?

      triassic animals are very overlooked

  18. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Brachiosaurus/Giraffatitan. simply a nostalgic and majestic creature to me. I like sauropods in general.
    Therizinosaurus. simply stands out
    Stegosaurus. a classic, but still a bizarre beast.
    Ceratosaurus. I just love the horns and the devilish look.
    Carnotaurus. same reason with Ceratosaurus.

  19. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Mosasaur
    >Waaah that's not a real dinosaur
    Don't care

  20. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Ankylosaurus baybeee

  21. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    What's your top 5 hottest dinosaurs?

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Whichever ones were closest to the blast.

  22. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Technically not a dinosaur but Postosuchus. Luv me armored predators, simple as.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Postosuchus is pretty cool

  23. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    STEGO
    FRICKING
    SAURUS

  24. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Deinonychus, the name always gave me the worst sense of dread from a doc I watched as a kid, been my fav ever since.

  25. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    triceratops are pretty cool
    big trihorned rhino lizards

  26. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    T. rex and Triceratops will always be my favorites but I know they're so popular it gets kind of generic so I'll list my favorites besides those two
    >Mamenchisaurus
    >Albertosaurus
    >Parasaurolophus
    >Styracosaurus
    >Kayentapus ichnofossil of Coelophysoid megapredator
    >Chirostenotes/Anzu

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Anzu's cool. Cool bird, cool name. I'm not even sure Mamenchisaurus is real. How the frick does a dinosaur have a neck THAT long with a tail that short? Did it have rocks in its tail to counterbalance?

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        air sacs
        everything crazy about dinosaurs can be instantly and easily explained by away by reminding people they had air sacs like birds
        people vastly overestimate the weights of sauropods anyway, even the big ones probably tipped the scales at 30 tons
        you have to remember that sauropods of the Jurassic were not the rare trundling elephant or giraffe or rhinoceros, they were the wildebeest, the zebra, the buffalo, it's likely they weighed much less and ate much less than is commonly estimated

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          Oh I know, but I disagree with your reasoning. Air sacs weren't filled with helium. Sauropods were heavy as frick. The reason there was so much Dinosaur biomass is because the entire planet was tropical (more or less) and they were cold-blooded (not sorry, feathergays). The overabundance of herbivore species in the Mesozoic has been a long-running mystery for which cold-bloodedness has been considered one solution. I agree with that.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            >The overabundance of herbivore species in the Mesozoic has been a long-running mystery for which cold-bloodedness has been considered one solution.
            It's sorta obvious since you got an animal the size of 100 cows feeding itself through a head and mouth equal to 1 cow.

            On the flip side it's also meaningless since once you get something that size hot in the sun it's going to take weeks to cool off.

            The man's question isn't if sauropods were cold blooded, but if their predators were.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            >(not sorry, feathergays)
            Bakker pioneered the question of predator/prey ratios and cold bloodedness.

            He was also among the pioneers of feathered theropods.

            your broken brain can't handle this.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Even if it is seen as the generic choice. Triceratops is pretty cool.

  27. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    >Ok Wauf what's your favorite dinosaur?

    pic related. Is till cry every time for this scene even 30 years after. I will never forgive JW for killing the last in that volcano like that.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >JW for killing the last in that volcano like that
      Yeah that was a fricking weird thing to add.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >JW for killing the last in that volcano like that
      Yeah that was a fricking weird thing to add.

      >unironically watching JW

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        If it has dinos in it I'm watching it. There's a dearth of dino related media these days

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        If it has dinos in it I'm watching it. There's a dearth of dino related media these days

        This. I REALLY didn't want to see it because I was afraid to watch a bunch of Dinosaurs die. I shouldn't have even watched it. It was just depressing.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        have a nice day, hyperbolist. It’s a fricking science fiction movie.

  28. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Any member of the ankylosaur family is S-tier

  29. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Dilophosaurus and Carnotaurus. They're funky and I just think they're neat

  30. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Love robots
    Love 'tops
    Love robot triceratops'
    Simple as

  31. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Parasaurolophus

  32. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    >Allosaurus
    >Daspletosaurus
    >Outdated Stegosaurus designs, specifically from the tail-dragging era of dinosaur reconstructions
    >Diplodocus
    >Tenontosaurus

  33. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    T Rex is arguably the coolest animal ever. You can't hate it, not seriously. Also big tanky herbivores (Ankylosaurus, Triceratops, Stegosaurus) are up there. Not long necks though. Hate those lanky fricks since Land before time.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      T. rex isn't even cool for a Theropod. it's a fat, armlet shitbull.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Looks like you got filtered by the 'rex

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        That’d be the abelisaurids.

  34. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    I have never seen a dinosaur so this means they dont exist!

  35. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Fang

  36. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Archaeopteryx
    Brachiosaurus/Giraffatitan
    Deinonychus
    Deinocheirus
    Spinosaurus

  37. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    >no ankys of any kind yet posted
    You all disappoint me

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      As general bodylines that i like
      Irritator
      Styracosaurus
      Sauroposeidon
      Tapejara (frick you)
      Carnotaurus
      Honestly dinosaurs aren't even in my top 3 of prehistoric species

      >prehistoric kingdom
      huh when did they show this one?

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Which ones are in your top three?

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          I'm a sucker for weird animals so anything before mesozoic is generally good for me
          3: placoderms
          2: pseudomammals
          1: THE ENDLESS and funky cambrian company
          Shout out to terror birds for being massively based too

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            You’ve got some great taste there.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        https://i.imgur.com/ek2S1Az.jpg

        I'm a sucker for weird animals so anything before mesozoic is generally good for me
        3: placoderms
        2: pseudomammals
        1: THE ENDLESS and funky cambrian company
        Shout out to terror birds for being massively based too

        I share the same opinion

  38. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    T. rex

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Generic opinion

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Contrarian opinion

  39. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    the flying one that looks like a bat kinda

  40. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    My top five would be Carnotaurus, Ankylosaurus, Oviraptor, Therizinosaurus, and Iguanodon. Some honourable mentions would be Triceratops, Suchomimus, Allosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, and Brachiosaurus.

  41. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Therizinosaurus. Gotta love those giant scissor hands it has.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Seconding this, I loved seeing it in prehistoric planet

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      https://i.imgur.com/mFgA63N.jpg

      Seconding this, I loved seeing it in prehistoric planet

      Therizinosaurus chads rise up. Here's a fun representation!

  42. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    these dudes

  43. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Erectopus

  44. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Triceratops, no rational just is

  45. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Tyrannosaurus is just so superlative that it’s hard to not like him, even as normie as he is.
    Deinonychus has always been a compelling animal, whether it’s because of the tenontosaurus “pack kill” assemblage or its “just right” size.
    Alamosaurus was a revelation to me when I learned of it, as a late Cretaceous Laramidian Titanosaur.
    I love the way Herrersaurus is nearly a classic early theropod, but with traits so weird we can’t even say for certain it isn’t a Sauropodomorph or maybe even a third thing.
    The ProSauropods like Plateosaurus are amazing too, with their weird combination features.

  46. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    I actually ask people this on the regular. I have yet to have it go over badly, everyone seems delighted to answer.

    Dinos: Dilophosaurus, Oviraptor, Deinocheirus.
    Non-Dinos: Dimetrodon, Anhanguera.

  47. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Alioramus. I really hope it's a real species and not a juvenile of Tarbosaurus.

  48. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    1. Feathered T. rex
    2. Dimetrodon
    3. Wooly Mammoth
    4. Indoraptor
    5. Dinosauroid

    Shitposting aside, my favorite ever since I was a kid has been Allosaurus.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      Allosaurus and Dilophosaurus are probably the only carnivorous dinosaurs that I will admit are nice looking. Herrerasaurus is fascinating because of its weird phylogeny.

  49. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Anyone who says T. rex is a brainlet. That's like saying your favorite animal is "dog".

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      What if your favorite animal is really dog though? What's wrong with that?

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        what kind of dog though? husky? or chihuahua?

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        It means you not brain good.

  50. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    according to my mom, when I was 3 my favorite was pachycephalosaurus
    I've been slacking on my dino research since then

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      that being said all manner of icthyosaurs are super fricking cool

  51. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    I'm a Triceratop kind of guy. I just think they are cool.

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      https://i.imgur.com/DfSACnv.jpg

      Triceratops, no rational just is

      https://i.imgur.com/HRcKRz5.jpg

      Love robots
      Love 'tops
      Love robot triceratops'
      Simple as

      Based correct opinion havers.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        Alright, settle down, Dr. Grant.

  52. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    for me it's either the ceratosaurus or the allosaurus

  53. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Allosaurus. For obvious reasons.

  54. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Carnotaurus. I know it's really popular, but it's a damn-fine-osaur.

  55. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    allosaurus because they have weird eyebrows
    baryonyx because its basically big crocodile
    and i dont care kaprosuchus and postosuchus are also cool

    • 1 year ago
      Anonymous

      >Ok Wauf what's your favorite dinosaur?

      I think Ceratosaurus is pretty neat. I like that it has a single horn on its' snout.
      I concur with the Allosaurus census in the thread as well:

      Allosaurus. For obvious reasons.

      https://i.imgur.com/XAArgwp.jpg

      1. Feathered T. rex
      2. Dimetrodon
      3. Wooly Mammoth
      4. Indoraptor
      5. Dinosauroid

      Shitposting aside, my favorite ever since I was a kid has been Allosaurus.

      Allosaurus and Dilophosaurus are probably the only carnivorous dinosaurs that I will admit are nice looking. Herrerasaurus is fascinating because of its weird phylogeny.

      With that said I also have a really big soft spot for Hadrosaurs and Ceratopsids because of just how diverse and varied they are with all the shit on their face. I love all the different styles of horns, hood ornaments, etc.. Super interesting. I don't really like Sauropods, but I will concede their sheer SIZE is amazing. It's always crazy to see how big a herbivore can get.

      • 1 year ago
        Anonymous

        They’re descendants may have lived up into the 1800.

        • 1 year ago
          Anonymous

          >They’re descendants may have lived up into the 1800.

          I've read that story and the only reason I don't 100% completely believe it to be a complete work of fiction is because it has several extremely auspicious anachronistic details for a story written in 1908:
          -The polar Ceratosaurus is described as being covered in "short black mottled fur that resembles the dense coarse hair of a boar".
          -They ascribe to it the correct bird-like posture of a therapod dinosaur from the description of how it laid down. It also rose from a laying position using only it's legs and could 'leap' into a sprint just like how a flightless bird can.
          -The men also said the polar Ceratosaurus was alarmingly agile & fleet footed, and not at all sluggish or plodding.

          • 1 year ago
            Anonymous

            Link to the story?

  56. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    In no particular order:
    Torvosaurus
    Euoplocephalus
    Albertosaurus
    Dakotaraptor
    Dilophosaurus

  57. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    the dinosaur with 500 teeth

  58. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    Saltopus

  59. 1 year ago
    Anonymous

    why, my peenus weanus of course 🙂

    hahah! 😀

    it's my weeeeeenus peanus! 🙂 hahah

    ITT: My favorite dinosaur - my answer is, of course, my peanus weenus 😀

    hahaha!

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