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Tarot Inspired Questions for Your Jan 26th to Feb 1st Week

Welcome to Weekly Tarot Inspired Questions

… there is a sanctuary built by every good question.

by Jordan Hoggard

This Week’s Energies are about seeing familiar things in a new light and decision-making based on that… so, enjoy a featured blog this week about “The Presence of The Hermit.

Feeling his first footsteps as he comes around he unfurls his energetic vision, day and night like magical twilight puzzle pieces... feeling his first steps, stepping into their familiar surroundings differently, Uroburic Vision is activated to meet...

Feeling his first footsteps as he comes around he unfurls his energetic vision, day and night like magical twilight puzzle pieces… feeling his first steps, stepping into their familiar surroundings differently, Uroburic Vision is activated to meet…

Welcome to…

Weekly Tarot Inspired Questions

Enjoy this week’s exercises of questions as your blueprints of sanctuaries to engage life more fully.

Astro Suggestion Tip

If you know your Moon and Rising Signs (Ascendant / ASC), read those Tarot Inspired Questions, too.  I find them to be most helpful in composing a more applicable Tarot card and Astro combo that more resonantly works with your overall personality.  And, if you’re like me and have your Moon conjunct your ASC in the same sign, do them twice or simply give them double umph to engage them more potently.

Tarot Inspired Questions 

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Your Jan 26th to Feb 1st 2014 Week

After you experience your Tarot Inspired Questions, please participate in my poll at the bottom. Thanks!

First off, ask yourself these four questions I have modified that were originally penned for buildings by Christian Norberg Schulz:

  • How do I stand on the ground?
  • How do I reach for the sky?
  • How do I extend to the sides?
  • How do I open and close?

With the answers or feelings or experiences you received when posing those 4 questions to yourself, I’ve cooked up for a question scenario for you to play around with and dance into the above four questions for each card. See how your weekly card can inform each of the 4 questions.  Have fun, and see where the sanctuaries built by these questions can take you this week!

Question asking tips:

~ “What” kinds of questions are often about substance, tangible gigs, the nature of what you want to manifest.
~ “Why” kinds of questions often work with exploring motivations, intents, will, and planning.
~ “How” kinds of questions are often about discerning how to take action, create workability, establish means & methods to implement priorities.

Aquarius: Jan 20 to Feb 18 ~ XVII The Star

cosmic grooves, eternal hope, inspiration, a lit candle is a star from beyond seen up close...do some candle gazing

cosmic grooves, eternal hope, inspiration, a lit candle is a star from beyond seen up close…do some candle gazing

Aquarius,

  • What is the personality of my celestial groove?
  • Why does this resonate with me so much?
  • How am I able to engage my celestial groove into my actions this week?

Pisces: Feb 19 to Mar 20 ~ II The High Priestess

intuition, forming, giving form to the formless, conception (to the Mag's inception), fully grounded out-of-body experiences as a matter of course naturally

intuition, forming, giving form to the formless, conception (to the Mag’s inception), fully grounded out-of-body experiences as a matter of course naturally

Pisces,

  • What formless thing is primed to be given form to this week?
  • Why is this week a better time than any to bring this dream to reality?
  • How can I engage my dream into action more with ritual and disciplined far-seeing?

Aries: Mar 21 to Apr 19 ~ XVI The Tower

big change, world altering, emancipating, hang on after letting go!

big change, world altering, emancipating, hang on after letting go!

Aries,

  • What world-altering aspect of my life is asking to burst into the wild this week?
  • Why does resisting it cause undue stress and strain?
  • How can I best weather the labor pains and open up to this birth to burst forth into my life this week?

Taurus: Apr 20 to May 20 ~ Queen of Wands

fire of life, life-acumen, actively energetic clarity directed to attract wants

fire of life, life-acumen, actively energetic clarity directed to attract wants

Taurus, 

  • What is my most intense energetic clarity?
  • Why when I operate from this place of intense energetic clarity does my life-acumen increase and things simply and passionately fall into place?
  • How can I utilize this quality more to manifest and attract my wants this week?

Gemini: May 21 – Jun 20 ~ 3 of Cups

satisfaction, heart's desire, expressions, celebration, fulfillment felt in groups

satisfaction, heart’s desire, expressions, celebration, fulfillment felt in groups

Gemini, 

  • What positive groups can I participate in this week to amplify my emotional connections?
  • Why, when I participate in and contribute in positive group settings, do I amplify my sense of well-being?
  • How am I best able to allot time outside of my normal activities to include participation in several more event or group settings this week?

Cancer: Jun 21 – Jul 22 ~ 4 of Pentacles

Allow the ground you walk on to be as inspirational as the stars in your sky

Allow the ground you walk on to be as inspirational as the stars in your sky

Cancer, 

  • What is the greatest indicator that the ground I walk on is as inspirational as the stars in my sky?
  • Why is inspiration such an in-spirit or spirit brightening within that is solid and fundamental?
  • How can I take myself places to laugh and love more this week?

Leo: Jul 23 to Aug 22 ~ Knight of Wands

unfamiliar actions, strangely highlighted energies in feelings, awakening, regally emerging anew in playful ways

unfamiliar actions, strangely highlighted energies in feelings, awakening, regally emerging anew in playful ways

Leo, 

  • What wonderful new zeal is coming into my life as I awaken more to its presence?
  • Why is now the most fitting time more than any other for this to occur?
  • How can I open up more to my own energies to enhance this awakening this week?

Virgo: Aug 23 to Sep 22 ~ Ace of Swords

sticking to the point, ideas cutting through, quickening, focusing thought to make your point sharply

sticking to the point, ideas cutting through, quickening, focusing thought to make your point sharply

Virgo, 

  • What activity or focus do have that is most primary to me and where I most easily am able to stick to the point almost effortlessly?
  • Why is this activity or focus the one where I most easily stick to the point?
  • How am I able to utilize the benefits of sticking to the point with this one activity or focus to enhance my effectiveness in other activities or areas of my focus?

Libra: Sep 23 to Oct 22 ~ 4 of Swords

fruition, communication in motion, thought as a moving target

fruition, communication in motion, thought as a moving target

Libra, 

  • What thoughts and communications do I have in motion right now that cut right through straight to the heart of the matter, to the core of an issue?
  • Why is it important to keep the coast clear to give these thoughts and communications breathing room to roam freely?
  • How am I able to engage these thoughts and communication in motion as a new gear to amplify how my efforts are effectively aspirated (fed air, as in how an engine breathes)?

Scorpio: Oct 23 to Nov 21 ~ King of Swords

Blends in seamless communicative synchromesh, healthy and discerning, logical and fair, Ultimate Communicator allied with Justice

Blends in seamless communicative synchromesh, healthy and discerning, logical and fair, Ultimate Communicator allied with Justice

Scorpio, 

  • What am I best at communicating?
  • Why has this become my best way of communicating?
  • How am I able to teach myself better communications in other areas utilizing this which I am best at communicating?

Sagittarius: Nov 22 to Dec 21 ~ 10 of Swords

anguish, release, essence revealed, rock bottom is a dang strong place to stand

anguish, release, essence revealed, rock bottom is a dang strong place to stand

Sagittarius, 

  • What rock bottom experience comes to mind for this week that you can sidestep for better results this time?
  • Why does that experience relate to your current situation?
  • How can you stomp on the ground remembering rock bottom while remembering that rock bottom is a dang strong place to stand and stomp your feet and make a fluid and clear expression doing so?

Capricorn: Dec 22 to Jan 19 ~ Ace of Wands

Shakin'Your Inner Booty scribes a new world, new life, place-making, enthusiasm

Shakin’Your Inner Booty scribes a new world, new life, place-making, enthusiasm

Capricorn,

  • What new energies am I planting like an ancient High Priest would plant the sacred staff of the Omphallos to locate a sacred structure and orient its views?
  • Why is this small gesture of creating a new place and making real with my Omphallos-PLANTING important to establishing more fruitful and energetic big picture goings on?
  • How am I able this week to do one thing each day that nourishes the energy of this new place I have created to further make it and bring it directly into my reality as an effective ally?

How effectively do these Tarot Inspired Questions contribute to your clarity and assist you to openly engage your life more fully to your highest good?  What value do they build for you? Why do you like this blog? Please let me know in the comments. Thx!, Jordan

Till next time.

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Tarot. The First Circle Was Not A Circle At All

The First Circle Was Not A Circle At All…

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It was an uroburos, head bite-touching the origin of its tail 
for just an archetypal         
nano-split second until that quark of an archetype 
embedded itself within  
just as quickly to disappear to become...
a circle with no beginning and no end...
with mystery intact living within it.

Drawing a circle with a compass slowly is like... 
is like unfolding a watch's movements
gears stretching their stationary orbiting
to slow-slingshot outwards while still engaged
becoming time-telling fractalled facets
not infinite facets on a finite sphere
as they shift focus and redirect scale 
in a constantly continuous manner consistently
such as when drawing a perfect circle 
by hand without a compass
for to draw a perfect circle
one must be able to dancingly integrate
the circular branch nature 
of the relatedness of things
even if 
simply related by adjacency or infinity of non sequitur
so as not to distract the focus of the drawing
of a perfect circle
in one
continuous stroke
as a perfect circle
is composed of an infinite number
of mini-chord lengths
each just longer than a point 
while changing direction continuously.

That is the alleged difficulty of drawing a perfect circle 
by hand sans compass
being comfortable enough with planning to be able to be even more
comfortable with the forgetting for getting
within and about to orbit in a naturally moving not-knowing
conscious of the feeling
though again transcending 
the step-off-the-path-never-stepping-off-the-path
of the circular branch
simply having the circular branch integrated 
as dog-eared and well-worn experience

being comfortable enough with planning 
to be able to be even more comfortable with the forgetting 
for getting within and about to orbit 
in a naturally moving not-knowing
living right in the tip of the pencil
tough again transcending the steps of the circular branch
to dance continuously changing direction 
naturally always changing
direction naturally moving
The circle may have no beginning and no end 
once it is drawn 
or drafted
or delineated
or rendered.

While drawing it, though, 
whether with a compass or freehand
infinity naturally dwells 
in the feelingsense of the action
prefiguring the nano-split second uroburos archetype 
to quark in and then embed within the chthonic reaches of it
each and every time a circle is drawn.
Do it long enough 
and simply thinking about your compass will do it.

I can call the Self, Chthonic Numinosity.  
I can call it The Temple in (Wo)Man.
The Temple of (Wo)Man. Neverminding that pedant statement

The first circle was not a circle at all. 
It was an arced freehand line completing itself, 
a curved compass line touching its beginning 
to overlap with seamless segue
where no knowing was required, 
and the very act of lead passing over 
onto its own lead arced-line origins,
formed knowing as the head of the snake as it touch-bit its tail
becoming an archetypal figure
that disappeared just as fast within itself
as it moved inside the line as chthonic heartbeat
full and pure in the unconscious depths Shadow lands,
living as mystery within, a fitting resident for the darkness.

The first circle was not a circle at all
when the inner journey of The Hermit
opened his eyes to unfurl and sail on the mysteries
as he noticed his first steps
and fully engaged the big picture
by focusing so intensely on the detail that time dilated
to be so big and so there 
as to disappear and birth an archetype in the aftershock of the moment
of The Hermit
noticing his feet
meeting The Wheel.

And, another day the serpent within squirmed and twisted over.
The aftershocks of the inner movement twisted the circle,
twisted the circle into infinity,
and the lemniscate was formed.

And, you thought drawing with a compass 
was just going in circles. Ha!
It is why I like Grand Prix F1 over Indy.
I like to do more than turn left all day.
Oh, enjoy that factually fractally faceted circular branch.
And, draw a circle slowly a million times.  
At least take out your compass
and draw several circles slowly 
while fascinating your self with the curved arc
continuously changin direction and especially the place
where the lead touching the paper touches its beginning.

I guess that going to the office 
to draft my own plans for decades actually served a purpose.
I got a single blog out of it. I rather like that.
Hidden within that, though, is a blessing...
the blessing of drawing circles by hand 
and with a compass as a guide
for 3.1 decades. 
This thought was always in there.
This thought was always in there, 
and I was conscious of it every time.
It was in there both consciously and unconsciously 
rattling around in there rattling around 
as my temples flexed knowing something was there
and simply Hermit to Wheel experiencing it...
until today I hadn't written it down.
Strange how deadlines met are met 
yet still take idea-casualties.
Plus, when drawing a circle with a compass,
you don't punctuate the arc while doing so.
Breath does that for you. 
And, there's your rationale 
for me waiting to start punctuating this
until I made drew the circle.
When drawing a circle with a compass,
you don't punctuate the arc while doing so,
until you have, and then you do. It's called dimensioning.
Center location.
Radius dimension.
Angle of arc if not a full circle.
Try it. Be aware of your breath while scribing a circle with a compass. You might want to practice first, though, by patting your head while rubbing your tummy. Have a great one! Scribe ON!

The Circle was born when…

Circle was born for all time timelessly without beginning or end at that point in time hidden in the compass swinging the arc when the curved line touches and lead passes over its own Self lead origins…. at which point in time The Hermit, becoming aware of his steps and seeing his first steps and the familiar surroundings differently, meets The Wheel… at which point in time The Hermit meets The Wheel.

And Hermit to Wheel, 9 to 10, uroburically births an IDENTITY

9 Nines: XVIII Moon ~ IX Hermit

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That’s it for today.  Ciao for now.  Till next time.

Oh, Identity. The uroburos. Let identity be embedded, though don’t let it disappear. I really should come up with a relevant card for this uroburos and identity thingamabobbadoodle… OH!  Silly me.

who you were when you were born, Self, return, identity, bright success in context

who you were when you were born, Self, return, identity, bright success in context

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C2T2 ~ Coupled Cards Tarot Thoughts 2wIX

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The Two of Wands

directed focus, seeing past tricksters

directed focus, seeing past tricksters

IX The Hermit

Memory illuminating forward, inner light, perspective from experience, silent awareness

Memory illuminating forward, inner light, perspective from experience, silent awareness

With each as the heartbeat of the other…

I’ll compose an 2 of Wands + IX The Hermit Tarot Thought

When not being deluded by many little things being perceived as one big thing… decisive, energetic decisions can be made even in the midst of chaos that move right through mirages with clarity.  Decisive, energetic decisions that come from a confluence of the cycles of your whole life up to that point are ready to be brought into play.  Be wise in time in the moment at speed and in motion as you simply see through mirages.  

Do not let your focus be diluted by the delusion or trickster of perceiving many little things as one big thing.

 If you can put up screens, odds are you wan’t have to swat as many flies so to speak.  You know there is only one Moon.  See through the many-Mooned mirage as you clearly and decisively express your energetic eye.  The energetic weather might simply wash right through.  

Don’t be deluded to dilute your focus.  Don;t be deluded into diluting your focus.

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Remember,

Do not let yesterday use up too much of today.” ~old Cherokee wisdom 

Even in a card with no people, there is always one… You looking in through the portal.

 

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Fool? Neh, You Are Hard To Get Over

Hard to get over?


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Posted by on April 3, 2013 in Movie Time, The Mystery

 

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Happy Tarot April Fool’s Leap

Does the Fool Leap?

Does The Fool leap, or is the Fool’s trust in the not-knowing along the path so intrinsically expansive and natural that new ground terraforms under each and every Fool-step?

Is The Fool’s leap of faith simply a metaphor for every step as fresh as breath, as fresh as the first-step breath from The Hermit into The Wheel?

Happy Tarot April no-Foolin’.

Make sure you wear green so you don’t get pinched. lol

 

 

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Prescient Remembrance, Vol.5, The One Night Stand

Prescient Remembrance, Infinite Moments, Love Beyond Death is a 10-volume story series by Jordan Hoggard told in poetry. A vampire. In Volume 5, “The One Night Stand,” our seeker begins to open sparks of consciousness in his sleep. Awakening this new awareness his slumbering eyes begin to thaw as he is found by…

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Prescient Remembrance: vol.5, The One Night Night.

Bite the Night, and . . . Pass it on.

Stay Tuned.

Vol. 6, The Vampire’s Offspring  + .mp3 audio narrations for your iPod

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Death Perennial, Death Natural

 perennial blessings, as you continually naturalize

Death… the Great Mother of Memory made, the continual fertilizer of dreams created.

Notice The Hermit

Notice The Hermit, the harbinger of cyclical completions, reaching back to memories made, looking forward to dreams created, both present as The Hermit cameo-ing in Death’s double banner.  And, is not the Ace of Wands and the Hermit a 2 of Pentacles’ sort of DNA in the Phoenix-actions connecting memory and dream in the Death card?

Death as the Master Gardener… or would that be the Mater Gardener?  Enjoy the 13-card Death As Master Gardener 13-card spread provided in a free Powerpoint file.

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Prescient Remembrance: vol.5, The One Night Night.

Bite the Night, and . . . Pass it on.

Stay Tuned.

Vol. 6, The Vampire’s Offspring  + .mp3 audio narrations for your iPod

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Tarot. Mystereum. The Presence of the Hermit

Presence-of Card Cameos . . .

Major Arcana cards make cameo appearances in other cards throughout Tarot in the Land of Mystereum.  They appear throughout Mystereum in multiple cards, both other Majors and in Minors.  This is to add to, to inform Tarot character development through visual story and allusion.  I also felt that this multiple-cards-in-a-card visual story technique furthers the deck so The Minors . . . are not minimized.

This visual expression of the cards themselves journeying around The Land of Mystereum is at the heart of the very structure of Mystereum.  We could call this opening up the epistemology of card divination, epistemology being philosophy of the study of how we know things.  We could call the card cameo appearances a Tarot etymology that expresses snapshots of the origins, the lineage of each card’s divination personality in their ongoing and living developed births of their appearances in your readings.  Interestingly enough, we can also simply say, . . .

Can You pick a face out of a crowd?

“Cards in Tarot in the Land of Mystereum inform one another.”  Cards in the Land of Mystereum literally inform one another in the visual story of the cards where they appear.  They don’t start doing this after you learn them. They start doing this after you meet them, notice them in a “what’s that?” way, can pick their “face” out of a crowd so to speak.  Takes a little doing of course, yet play it like a movie . . . “Who’s that? What is THAT thing or person doing here?”

Have some fun opening up and exploring this cameo appearance Presence-Of feature in The Land of Mystereum.  It is there to assist you in card inter-relationships and working with your intuition, to further inform the Imagination Tools gifted by Mystereum’s 192-page Imagination Primer book.  Pick a Major Arcana character in your Tarot in the Land of Mystereum deck.  Then, one by one, go through your deck.  See what full portions of the card and what out-takes or details appear in other cards.  Once you have walked through your deck and pulled the hangouts, the Presence-Of places of the card you have chosen, ask yourself . . .”How does this card contribute with its appearance in this other card?  What clue to this card’s identity does the guest appearance accentuate, how does it flesh out the card’s story?  Are these cards the same yet simply at different scales?  For example in the Imagination Primer the 3 of Swords expresses in a way that something beyond its grasp is formed that,

So, on to the Tarot Presence-Of The Hermit Cameos

The Hermit in The Land of Mystereum plays 4 visual storytelling parts, appears in 4 cards.  There is The Hermit card of course, and as well The Hermit character makes Presence-Of cameos in Death, Ace of Wands, and 2 of Wands.  It felt very natural for The Hermit to appear in this way as a perennial story-thread of a card’s character further alluding to and contributing personality to the sense of place throughout these 4 cards in The Land of Mystereum.  Why doesn’t The Hermit appear more?  Well, maybe he/she really does, and then again there are 4 appearances to 9’s mirror his 4-cornered world of inner identity and illumination.  This Mystereum visual character dictionary of storied appearances reaches out to symbolically spice up the deck in many places, like in the 4-charactered stage in The Hermit’s play.  Mystereum is not a deck of card soliloquies or monologues.  The whole deck is inter-related both in visual and spoken story, and each card embraces their identity as well. The Land of Mystereum is really a land, a place of divination in community with itself within and about where “All Similar, Each Unique.”

The Hermit appearing

in The Hermit card visually expresses the story of shining a light on your mysteries and confusion, turning over the pretty rocks of your beliefs to discover the treasure they hide.  With The Hermit discover your outer stillness as you actively walk the cloister of your mind.  Look up through your crown into your Psychic Sky.

I like that Mystereum’s Major Arcana characters explore The Land of Mystereum much like Harold and Milo explore their strange new worlds and find them enlightenly entertaining.  Alice does this too, though, I don’t know her as well as Harold and Milo, and Mystereum is about higher octave yang energies and putting them to conscientious use.

The Hermit cameos twice in Death

  • Hermit image on both forward and back flowing banners.
  • inner life is the herald connecting past and future.
  • through The Hermit all things are continuous much like The Hermit may be the Psychic Synapse of experience.

The Hermit appearing in The Ace of Wands

  • as the Wand holder.
  • as the one who cracks open the alchemical egg, the crucible of night, into the day.
  • as the one who compasses and squares a location to give it genius loci, making location into place with the energy of crafted identity.
  • the emanator.
  • infused and active inner energy and journey.
  • Ace of Wands as source of genius loci.

The Hermit cameoing in The 2 of Wands

  • BECOMING the alchemical egg, the crucible of night, that has been cracked open into the day.
  • AS the maker of the puzzle pieces of night and day in the Psychic Sky.
  • Analogy of The Hermit AS twilight in the Ace of Wands, the energetic place of beginning ALSO as the magical space between, the moment after crossing the Psychic Synapse, the first concrete step IN a new place.

Best to your own alchemical team 

supporting your Self in Your Royal Court of Higher Self filling the seats of Your Court to cheer on your expert skill expressed in play!  Consider these characters to already have season tickets to cheer on your strong play.  There are no cheap-seats in your game of life.  Play well.  Play with the vibrant motions established by The Hermit, Death, The Ace of Wands, and The 2 of Wands as teammates. Here is expressed quite a band of allies for your journeys within and about.  Play with the vibrant strength of their inner motion YOUR WAY!  The Hermit may also be a symbol of your inner light that both reflects and is also unmoved by outside influences . . . like the Moon in the Hermit’s sky, and there’s your next Birth Card Pair, the Moon~Hermit Tarot Birth Cards.

Check out previous Presence Of articles to discover more about the coordinated dynamism present to support and further inform your journey throughout The Land of Mystereum.

Thanks for visiting!  Best to this “Presence Of” series more fully elucidating one of the naturally hidden structures that are alive and well in Tarot in the Land of Mystereum to round out your inner team’s work.  Who knew?  Drawing pretty pictures is the smallest part of my job.  And, the more you know, the more you enhance informing your intuition.  If you’ve ever learned to drive a standard transmission car . . . and how are you with it now?  What about an automatic?  How are you with it now?  Similar to intuition I say, similar to Mystereum.  At first there are a lot of things to keep track of, and then you simply drive.  The Hermit’s puzzlepieces of sky synchromeshing, The Hermit AS twilight are both visual metaphors of the unseen and unmoved mover.

Explore Your Personal Twilights With The Hermit

as you explore whole worlds that can exist in the tiniest of things and the smallest of places . . . like the infinity inside you.

All images and text (c)2010, 2011, 2012 Jordan Hoggard

Tarot in the Land of Mystereum is available signed by the author at www.jordanhoggard.com

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Posted by on August 11, 2012 in Card Cameos, The Mystery

 

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