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dooms du jour, March/2000
[Commentary] ©2000 Phil Hyde, The Timesizing Wire, Box 117, Harvard Sq, Cambridge MA 02238 USA (617) 623-8080


3/31/2000 fri
1 downsizing reported:
• 4.3% workforce cut (750 lost jobs) as Pillsbury abreacts to falling margins & tough competition by outsourcing some of its own best market, instead of cutting 4.3% of its workweek (to 38.3 hrs) & keeping everyone together, employed, spending & buying cakemix...
+ 14 takeovers reported, totaling $13.46B + $undisclosed
+ prisonwatch: • Justice Dept. sues private for-profit
prison contractor to get conditions improved
+ omens: • "bad, but..." - bad money drives out good as
Tiger Mgmt closes, but here's one sighted man in the land of the blind
• "good, but..." - fewer homeless died on Boston streets in 1999, but why homeless in 1st place?
vs. glimmers of hope: • "good news, but..." - here's another sighted man in the land of the blind, but Franco Modigliani, Nobel-winning stock-market fundamentalist,
declares (A) it's a bubble, (B) bubbles burst, (C) we just don't know when
• Massachusetts Senate requires insurance companies to pay for contraceptives
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/30/2000 thu
no downsizings reported
but 10 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported, totaling $28.18B + $undisclosed
+ omens: • we're so desperate to work, we're back to the 10-hour day
vs. glimmers of hope: • Ukraine finally shuts down Chernobyl
• US Tobacco fined $1B for antitrust violation
• "good, except..." - temp agencies doing everything to find people...except training & paying
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/29/2000 wed
2 downsizings reported, totaling 8500 lost jobs:
• 5000 jobs to go as Xerox adds demoralization to its 52% profit drop in Q4, instead of trimming hours for all & keeping everyone focused & earning & spending near-normally
• 3500 jobs to vanish as Eircom shrivels before competition from British Telecom, instead of cutting their workweek & keeping everyone together & fighting
+ 10 takeovers reported, totaling $3.384B + $undisclosed
+ omens: • Japan cuts spending power to boost spending
• in US, training (if any) often faddish & irrelevant
vs. glimmers of hope: • Japan pulls license of A-plant after accident
• $138m in profit sharing planned by Southwest Airlines  • Million Mom March for gun control
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/28/2000 tue
- how much concentration do we need? -
13 takeovers reported, totaling $8.5B + $undisclosed
+ 1 downsizing reported: • 110 mgmt & admin jobs cut as Friendly Ice Cream closes 80 of its 683 restaurants in the Northeast, instead of workweek cut & workload rearrangement so everyone stays employed & earning & 'enjoying their sundaes'
+ omens: • NYC youths leaving foster homes with no marketable skills
• UN steps back from bankruptcy as rich US coughs up a fraction of its back dues
vs. glimmers of hope:  • N.J. Senate candidate campaigns against the economic 'happytalk'
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/26-27/2000
weekend roundup per NY Times & Boston Globe:
• 8 more past-week downsizings - 15,993 jobcuts +??
• 33 takeovers reported this past week (worth $19.13B+)
• 3 bankruptcies - 2 new: First Alliance, Canadian Air (F,Sa),
1 repeat: Filene's Basement (W)
vs. 1 UPsizing reported this past week (? new jobs) & 4 UNtakeovers ($?)
<< YTD:  149 dnsz (197,310+  jobcuts) + 531 takov ($946.62B+) vs. 21 upsz (18,437+=9%) + 36 untak ($42.24B+) >>
+ 2 weekend takeovers, totaling $2.7B
+ weekend omens
- big Boston biotech convention's closed agenda stifles debate
vs. glimmers of hope
:  • DC seminar today highlights timesizing in Europe 
• futuristic 'persona sharing' appears 1000s of years early in primitive form in Puerto Rico!
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing
• goodnews split in 3:  regular, high test & transition
• "great American jobs machine" exposed
• website reactions on parade
• opus errata online

3/25/2000 sat (re fri biz)
1 downsizing reported: • unspecified jobcuts ongoing since 1995 as NASA
sabotages its safety & morale with obsolete downsizing when "you don't have
to be a rocket scientist" to galvanize your human resources with futuristic Timesizing
+ 8 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported, totaling $533m + $$undisclosed
+ 1 bankruptcy mentioned: • Canadian Airlines (née Canadian Pacific Airways)
vs. glimmers of hope:  • Ralph Nader speaks at Green Party Convention today in Cambridge, Mass.
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• New! - scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/24/2000 fri
1 downsizing reported:
• 85% workforce cut (408 lost jobs) as 1st Alliance closes its loan offices in a doz. states files for bankruptcy (this is the only admissable scenario for mass layoffs under Timesizing)
+ 10 more takeovers reported, totaling $289m + $$$undisclosed
+ 1 bankruptcy mention - 1st Alliance in Calif.
+ omens: • another piece of the 1928 scenario falls into place -
NYSE margin debt does 12-mo. 75% surge to record $265B
• Chile enters recession
vs. glimmers of hope:  • G.M. practices Timesizing (albeit erratically) at its Saturn plant
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• New! - scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/23/2000 thu
2 downsizings reported, totaling 335 jobcuts: 
• 200 jobs fall between cracks as Household Int'l takes over Banc 1 Fin'l Srvcs
• 7.8% workforce cut (135 jobs) as Provant training prunes overlapping product lines, instead of doing a 7.8% workweek cut for all (to 36.88 hrs/wk) & keeping everyone together - working, earning, & spending near-normally
+ 10 takeovers reported, totaling $6.84B + $$undisclosed
vs. glimmers of hope:  • Times reader agrees that no resurrection of Star Wars is necessary
• 1 iffy UPsizing - 2500 jobs in NYC - but gov't makework, costly & bait&switch/coddle&drop
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• New! - scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/22/2000 wed
1 downsizing reported - 15% workforce cut (8800 lost jobs) as Toshiba electronics self-mutilates in response to record loss, instead of doing a 15% workweek cut for all (to 34 hrs/wk) & keeping everyone together working, earning, spending, & shopping near-normally
+ 1 bankruptcy mention - Value City cinches buy of busted Basement
+ 6 takeovers reported, totaling $6.21B
vs. glimmers of hope:  • panel can't agree on taxing Internet
• Trent Lott finally does something useful & blocks $9B throwaway into Colombia-drug & Kosovo sinkholes
• 2 UNtakeovers - Saunders Karp Megrue can't agree with Weyerhaeuser on price for its custom door unit,
Sawtooth Gp ad agency spins off its branding unit as 'Trajectory LLC'
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• New! - scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing

3/21/2000 tue
- 'neutron bomb' management: 'who needs employees or customers?!' -
2 downsizings reported, totaling 5450 jobcuts: 
• 2750 jobs cut as 3Com connectivity gets impatient for fast profits & joins the herd of corporate 'strategists' straining for dramatic numbers while bashing employees & our common consumer base
• 7.9% workforce cut (2700 lost jobs) as KLM "restores profitability" by cutting costs (ie: payroll & markets) without building sales, instead of doing a 7.9% workweek cut for all, & keeping everyone working, earning, spending, & flying
+ 9 takeovers reported, totaling $5.26B + $$undisclosed
vs. glimmers of hope:  • at last, a definitive statement from a sensible gun owner
• 1 UPsizing - Idealab to open 4th office in Boston with unspecified number of new jobs
• 2 UNtakeovers - Toys 'R' Us spins off Japan unit, Organizações Globo to spin off Globo.com
new feature - scan down to bottom of our Bibliography page for
newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing (1819)

3/19-20/2000
weekend roundup per NY Times & Boston Globe:
• 8 past-week downsizings - 9,689 jobcuts +unspecified
• 45 takeovers reported this past week (worth $66B+)
• 6 bankruptcies - T- 3 new: joan&david, MHI, MHI Shipbldg,
W- 1 general, Japan & Th-Sa 2 repeats: Thai Petrochem, Iridium
vs. 1 UPsizing reported this past week (120 new jobs) & 7 UNtakeovers ($33.98B+)
<< YTD:  141 dnsz (181,317+  jobcuts) + 498 takov ($927.49B+) vs. 20 upsz (18,437+=10%) + 32 untak ($42.24B+) >>
+ 1 weekend downsizing - Ford Motors to bag 1000 in Britain
+ 1 weekend takeover - 3 Euro stock exchanges merge for $?
+ weekend omens - conservative reader lacks alternative to
minimum wage & gets wording wrong but at least hilites weaknesses
vs. glimmers of hope
:  • NYT hilites global water shortage  • energy efficiency
+ Features: • Timesizing.com challenges Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• New! - scan to bottom of Bibliography for newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing
• goodnews split in 3:  regular, high test & transition
• "great American jobs machine" exposed
• website reactions on parade
• opus errata online

3/18/2000 sat (re fri biz)
- formula for a 2nd American Revolution -
2 downsizings reported, totaling 6675 jobcuts: 
• 5.6% workforce cut (5100 jobs) as 4th-biggest US bank, Bank One, "cuts costs" (& customers) to boost earnings & speculators' candy (stockprice) while giving ex-CEO $10m golden parachute & $3m/yr for life, instead of 5.6% workweek cut (2¼ hrs) for all, including CEO, workload reassignment, crosstraining, & keeping everyone employed, earning, spending, & banking
• 175 permanent & 1400 seasonal jobs cut as Universal Leaf Tobacco shuts 5 NC & Ky plants in reaction to Hurricane Floyd & "unprecedented political & legal attacks on the industry"
+ omens - more deus ex machina instead of more training & better wages for Americans
+ 1 bankruptcy mention - lacking bailout, broke Iridium set to toast 74 satellites
+ 2 takeovers reported, totaling $8.07B
vs. glimmers of hope:  • Smith&Wesson agrees to accept handgun curbs
• big newspaper sold to local boy for a change - San Francisco Examiner
• 1 UNtakeover - OfficeMax adopts a 'poison pill' for potential acquirers
• 1 general UNtakeover - regulators freeze rail mergers for two years
new feature - scan down to bottom of our Bibliography page for
newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing (1819)

3/17/2000 fri
- happy st. paddy's day from beantown (boston) -
2 possible downsizings reported, no numbers specified: 
• Peterbilt semis is cutting from 70 to 50 trucks a day & might do layoffs due to rising gas prices
• Brit venture firm has $1.6B & wants another $1B bribe from BMW to take Rover off its hands & sell part of sprawling plant outside Brum dubbed "the English patient" by Jerries
+ omens: • NYT reader nails biggest problem with consolidating media
- cut in # of independent editorial viewpoints > easier folie en masse
+ 9 takeovers reported, totaling $4.27B + $$undisclosed
vs. glimmers of hope:  • Jospin directs budget surplus toward cutting France's sales taxes
& US phone industry wants to 'lose' 3% phone tax
• new feature - scan down to bottom of our Bibliography page for
newly discovered great-great-grandaddy of Timesizing (1819)

3/16/2000 thu
3 downsizings reported, totalling 2039 jobcuts: 
• 3% workforce cut (1500 jobs) as Federal-Mogul autoparts closes 25 US & Can. jobsites to "improve its bottom line," instead of a 3% workweek cut for all (to 38.8 hrs), adjusting workload, crosstraining, & keeping everyone working & spending near-normally
• 2.8% staff cut (339 jobs) as Dunlap-damaged Sunbeam shuts a plant in Ohio & slides jobs to low-wage Miss. & Mexico, vs. doing a 1hr-7-min. (2.8% hours&pay) cut for all (including execs) & keeping everybody employed
• 200 jobs vanish as Wausau-Mosinee Paper closes Sorg Paper plant in Middletown, Ohio
+ 1 bankruptcy mention - Thai Petrochemical ruled insolvent, facilitating payout
+ 12 more takeovers reported, totaling $16.69B + $$undisclosed
vs. glimmers of hope:  • Main St, USA, still vibrant
• 1 UNtakeover - gov't squelches Sunrise TV's bid to buy 3 stations from Sinclair B'cast for $81m

3/15/2000 wed
1 downsizing reported - 125 jobcuts as Photronics semiconductors, anticipating overcapacity, plans 2 Calif. plant closings, instead of trimming workweek, adjusting workload, crosstraining, & keeping everyone together, employed, & spending near-normally
+ 12 takeovers reported, totaling $14.17B + $??
+ omens: • DC econ reporter cites Nasdaq for valuing losses more highly than profits
+ 1 general bankruptcy comment - Japanese bankruptcies are soaring
vs. glimmers of hope:  • "Good, but..." - ballot initiative in Wash. state required public vote
on all new taxes & fees, but struck down by county judge as violating state constitution
• 1 UPsizing - Tower Automotive plans a $50m plant with 120 workers in Virginia
• 4 UNtakeovers - $7B Volvo-Scania, $17B Alcan-Pechiney-Alusuisse Lonza,
Icahn-Nabisco, MARC USA-Zuckerman Fernandes

3/14/2000 tue
1 downsizing reported - 800 dismissals as Chase Manhattan, our 2d-biggest bank, shifts businesses out of NYC "to save $90m/yr," instead of trimming workweek for all (including top execs), reassigning workload, crosstraining, & keeping everyone together, employed, & shopping near-normally
+ 10 takeovers reported totaling $22.8B
+ omens - Japan is back in recession
+ 3 bankruptcies mentioned:
• joan&david helpern inc.
• Mass. Heavy Industries (MHI) &
• MHI Shipbldg (2 firms trying to save Quincy shipyard)
vs. glimmers of hope: • Frankenfood protests intensify in Europe
• Times reader A has a BGO - a JOB DESCRIPTION for the Presidency
• Times reader B has prescription for rich kids - bust cocoon & visit the poor

3/12-13/2000
weekend roundup per NY Times & Boston Globe:
• 7 past-week downsizings - 26,965 jobcuts +unspecified
• 42 takeovers reported this past week (worth $83.05B+)
• 2 bankruptcies mentioned (Th) - new: Pic'n Pay Stores; & repeat: Hanbo Steel
vs. 0 UPsizings reported this past week (0 new jobs) & 5 UNtakeovers ($1.93B+)
<< YTD:  133 dnsz (171,628+  jobcuts) + 453 takov ($861.49B+) vs. 19 upsz (18,317+=11%) + 25 untak ($8.26B+) >>
+ 1 weekend downsizing - Lowe Lintas closes 50-employee Chicago office
+ weekend omens:
• technologist warns of mounting dangers
• new 'nerd-ocracy' looks more like slave-ocrazy
• 'boom' demand only for biz, science & tech degrees & for low-wage service workers
vs. glimmers of hope
: • "good, but..." - Gore to adopt campaign finance as core theme
• 1 weekend UNtakeover - Aetna rejects $9.9B bid & plans split
+ Features: • New! - "great American jobs machine" exposed
• Timesizing.com challenges the Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• goodnews split in 3:  regular, high test & transition
• website reactions on parade
• opus errata online

3/11/2000 sat (re fri biz)
2 downsizings reported, totalling 1820 jobcuts: 
• 1,745 Belfast workers given 90 days' notice as Titanic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff loses contract to build SS Marie Antoinette, oops, Queen Mary 2, to Chantiers de l'Atlantique, thanks to Cunard, now owned by Carnival Corp. of Miami
• 75 jobs vanish as Omega Protein fishmeal trims fishing boats in abreaction to Q4 loss, instead of trimming workweek for all, reassigning workload, crosstraining, & keeping everyone together, employed, & shopping near-normally
+ 3 takeovers reported totaling $1.23B
+ omens: • This is "democracy"???
• Times reader reveals poverty in Silicon Valley
• Thur, FleetBoston fires 4000 people - Fri, pays 2 execs 20+15 million$$
vs. glimmers of hope: • Amazon.com CEO seeks faster patent expiry in gogo hitec field
• "Good, but..." - Canada's joblessness holds at 24-year low (6.8% - impressive would be 48-yr low = <2%)

3/10/2000 fri
3 downsizings reported, totalling 9,045 reported jobcuts: 
• 2.6% additional workforce cut (5,000 jobs) in ongoing Boeing shrinkage, instead of just a 2.6% workweek cut for all (to 38.9 hrs), workload reassignment, crosstraining - & everyone stays together, employed, & spending near-normally
• 6.7% staff cut (4,000 jobs) as FleetBoston pursues the lethal implications of last year's merger, instead of a 6.7% hours cut (to 37.3 hrs/wk) & everyone keeps working & earning $$ to bank
• 45 jobcuts at 2d-biggest oil driller, Global Marine in Houston
+ 11 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $4.97B
vs. glimmers of hope: • new Coca-Cola CEO prioritizes diversity
• "Good, but..." - GOP backs plan to help abandoned babies

3/09/2000 thu
1 downsizing reported - 11% workforce cut (16,000 jobs, 2000 outside Germany) as Deutsche & Dresdner Banks merge, instead of just an 11% workweek cut for all (to 35.6 hrs), workload reassignment, crosstraining - & everyone stays together, employed, & spending near-normally
+ 10 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $35.22B
+ 2 bankruptcies mentioned - Pic'n Pay Stores files, Hanbo Steel's assets sold
vs. glimmers of hope: • economist admits ignorance, frames question: where's UE-inflation seesaw gone?

3/08/2000 wed
1 downsizing reported - 100 jobcuts as Exide batteries goes for its 2nd round of layoffs this year, instead of just cutting its workweek for all (including top management who bear the most responsibility), workload reassignment, crosstraining & everyone stays together, employed, & spending near-normally
+ 8 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $26.21B
+ omens - cubicles may not fit workers' needs (surprise!)
vs. glimmers of hope: • biz leaders urge closing 'digital divide'
• Q4 productivity revised upward - so where's the raises? - "show us the money!"
• 3 qikis - report seeks big changes in IMF & World Bank, US may get strictest rules on organic food, Colorado gets 1st gun control law since Columbine
• 5 UNtakeovers - Dime Bancorp vs. North Fork's $1.7B, Ziff-Davis tradeshow spinoff, NewsEdge vs. RoweCom's $227m, merged Qwest & US West vs. Deutsche Telekom, CNR vs. Burlington Northern-Santa Fe

3/07/2000 tue
no downsizings reported
but 10 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $15.42B
+ omens - Executive Pay Dept: Citigroup's Rubin ($10m) & Weiss ($60m)
vs. glimmers of hope: • BP Amoco to cut sulphur levels in gas
• Nader "in" for president -"who else talks people before profits?"
• Boeing engineers unionize - "no nerd, no bird"

3/05-06/2000
weekend roundup per NY Times & Bos Globe:
• 9 downsizings this past week - 11,930 jobcuts +unspecified
• 46 takeovers reported this past week (worth $80.51B+)
• 5 bankruptcies mentioned (W-Sa) - new: Grt Train Store,
Thai Petrochem, CWT; & repeat: Filene's Basement, Iridium
vs. 1 UPsizing reported (? new jobs) & 3 UNtakeover ($175m+)
<< YTD:  126 dnsz (144,663+  jobcuts) + 411 takov ($778.44B+) vs. 19 upsz (18,317+=13%) + 20 untak ($6.33B+) >>
vs. glimmers of hope
: • wealthy NYT writer pleads for sanity vs. own short-term interest
• Brunei government sues for sanity vs. royal spendthrift
• NYT reader pleads for sanity from Dem turncoats
• Maine clearcutting yields to incentives
+ Features: • New! - "great American jobs machine" exposed
• Timesizing.com challenges the Kennedy name & $3.6m warchest in Y2K Senate race
• goodnews split in 3:  regular, high test & transition
• website reactions listed
• opus errata online

March forth! 2000 sat (re fri biz)
5 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $2.34B
+ 4 downsizings reported, totalling 600 reported jobcuts + unspecified: 
• 3% workforce cut worldwide (600 jobs) as Timken bearings self-amputates in response to weaker worldwide demand, instead of 3% workweek cut (to 38.8 hrs), workload reassignment, crosstraining & everyone stays together, employed, & spending near-normally
• unspecified layoffs as: Dominion Resources eliminates post-merger overlap,
• Wal-Mart closes butcher operations in 180 stores, • Claire's closes 60 stores
+ 1bankruptcy mentioned - Iridium's suitor backs out, moving firm to brink
vs. glimmers of hope: • "good news, but..." - Pataki touts upstate rebirth, but...low-wage & gov't-sector
• 1 UNtakeover - Netdirect backs out of $175m takeover clutches of Compositech

3/3/2000 fri
no downsizings reported
but 9 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $972m
+ omens: • another article on the superrich - their 'indiscreet charm'
• new home sales down, but indicates Fed dampener starting to work
+ 1bankruptcy mentioned - court OKs Value City's buy of Filene's Basement
vs. glimmers of hope: • Maine Gov. would give every student a laptop
• DoubleClick suspends plan for wider use of personal data from Web
• 1 UNtakeover - Lear announces stock buyback & takeover defense
• 1 UPsizing - Petsmart to open 50 stores this year

3/02/2000 thu
2 more downsizings reported, totalling 900 jobs: 
• 500 jobs cut as Parexel International drug research in greater Boston overreacts to cancelled contract, instead of trimming corporate workweek, reassigning workload, crosstraining & keeping everyone together, employed, & spending near-normally
• 0.9% staff cut (400 jobs) as Weyerhaeuser timber & paper closes 4 plants in wake of MacBlo takeover, instead of 0.9% hours&pay cut for all (21 minutes/wk) & everyone stays employed, earning, & buying wood & paper products
+ 5 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported totaling $781m
+ omens: • Europe plans to encumber Internet with salestax
• House backs end to earnings limit for Social Security recipients
+ 1bankruptcy mentioned - Cherry&Webb women's wear with century-old roots
vs. glimmers of hope: • market gets a stroke of common sense? - big HK merger stocks fall
• Times reader calls Bauer's "moral meltdown" what it is - moral diversification
• 2 UNtakeovers - Courtaulds Textiles fights takeover by Sara Lee
- Lucent to spinoff business telecomm sales units

3/01/2000 wed
2 downsizings reported, totalling 10,300 jobs: 
• 18.5% workforce cut (10,000 jobs) as multinational ABB Alstom Power
reacts perversely to a 40% drop in its market, instead of 18.5% workweek cut
(to 32.6 hrs) & everyone stays together, working & spending near-normally
• 300 jobs vanish as Wallace Computer Services closes four plants instead of
crosstraining, trimming hours & getting everyone focused while still employed
+ 14 downsizing-inducing takeovers reported, totaling $23.985B + $undisclosed
+ 2 bankruptcies mentioned - Great Train Store in Dallas, Thai Petrochemical overseas
vs. glimmers of hope: • France's unemployment rate continues yearlong 10% decline to 10½% in Jan. as transition to stricter worksharing via 35-hour workweek continues to yield jobs


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