Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Top Five Wanted Items from The Hunger Games: The Exhibition - List!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to do another list! So, you may have heard of The Hunger Games: The Exhibition. If you haven't, it's basically a mini-museum of props and costumes used in The Hunger Games movies in an interactive setting. There's been a lot of pictures of people at the exhibition in New York City, and I will admit that I'm super jealous. However, I just found out that there is an online website for the exhibition with really cool stuff. They can have all of my money, but I don't actually have any. Because of that, I'm making a list of the top five items that I want from the website. So, let's get onto the list!

First things first. I totally want the Official Exhibition Guide: The Hunger Games The Exhibition. It's a guide to the exhibition, which would be great for cosplayers like me! It's a good starting point to get closer detail of the costumes and props used on set. Plus, it's $20, which is pretty good for a high quality, glossy picture book. You can find it here.



Up next was something that I didn't expect them to have. It's Effie's District 13 Bandanna. It looks just like the one that she uses in the movie, and having something that is screen accurate in fine detail for the masses is unheard of. But now I can have one for $20, when I actually get $20. You can find it here.



So this next item is not technically screen accurate, but I don't even care because it is just too adorable. It's Buttercup, a stuffed plushy cat that is much cuter as a stuffed animal than an actual animal in the movie. It's a little pricier at $25, but I find it totally worth it. It can sit next to the pygmy puff that I will eventually own. You can find Buttercup here.



The next one on my list is a bit more practical. Since I'm trying to drink as much water as I can, I am putting the Panem Districts H2Go Bottle on my list. First, I love all of the little decals of all of the districts. The pattern is interesting without being too repetitive. I also love the pun in the name of the bottle. I always give points for puns. It will also set you back $20, and you can find it here.



Last but not least is one of the more creative items from the store. It's also part of the Peeta's Bakery Collection. That's right. It's the Peeta's Bakery Apron, and I love it! It's actually the first item that I found from the website. It's also the priciest item at $30, but I would totally use it everyday. Probably. After I took some cooking selfies with it. You can find it here.



That's all for this post! I hope you enjoyed this list! Comment down below with fandom shops that you love. Subscribe to the blog by adding your email address to the Subscribe Box down below or off to the right. Add me to your circles by clicking the Google+ Button on you right. Follow me on twitter @KK_Donna_Blog for up to date information on the blog and ridiculousness about my life. Follow the tumblr dedicated to the blog which you can find at this link. Read on, lovelies! I'll see y'all next post!
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Monday, September 28, 2015

Update - Busy Week Ahead!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm going to doing a quick update just because my life is going to be a little hectic this coming week. There are a lot of things going on, and I'll just give a little recap. So I hope you feel a little included in my life.

First things first. I have to give myself a little pat on the back for finishing my To Be Read list for September! Yay!!! I think this may be the first time that I've done this. I hope to do it again next month, and I'll be sure to put some goodies on the upcoming To Be Read list for October.

Next, today is my father's birthday! This means that I got to travel for a really long time to spend a couple of days with my old man. I love him to death, and he's feeling a little sad that I have to go back soon. I'm hoping to see him and the rest of my family again later in October. Fingers crossed!

Lastly, I have some school related business that I need to attend to this week. I have a lesson plan due Tuesday, a paper and presentation due Wednesday, and another presentation and teaching a class on Friday. Lord knows I will probably have to work the weekend too. But here's to hoping for the best!

I'll will be doing by best to keep up with my posting schedule this week as well. So keep an eye out for new posts on Wednesday and Friday!

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Cover Clothes #9: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Cover Clothes #9: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs




Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to do a quick post because I got to go to work soon. With that in mind, I did a quick Cover Clothes featuring one of my new favorite books; Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. As always, everything in this set is under $50 and is inspired by the book cover. I hope you enjoy!

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs: Book Review!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to review Hollow City by Ransom Riggs, the second novel of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. This novel pics up right where MPHFPC left off. Jacob is stuck in the 1940s trying to help the children and Miss Peregrine find the only ymbryne that hasn't been taken by hollows. Their journey leads to many peculiar locations including more time loops! But enough about that. Let's get onto the review!

Let me just say that that this is a great follow up to MPHFPC. It expands peculiardom (which is what they call their world of peculiars), and it set ups some nice twists and turns that makes you say "Wow!" at the ending. The style of writing is fluid and appealing, and for once I don't have to deal with the dual perspective that everyone seems to be jumping on. If you don't know, I'm very happy with this series so far.

This book expands peculiardom with new characters, stories, and time loops. One of my favorite new additions is the peculiar animals. I would hate to give anything away, but I will say that these peculiar animals were unexpected, and their peculiarity is pretty unique. It also seems like we'll be seeing more of them in the next (and final unfortunately) book.

Our characters also grew in this novel, which is a good and necessary thing. We learn a bit more of each perculiars quirks. While some are very understandable, others I found to be a bit surprising, which is a good thing. Another aspect that get delved deeper into is the fact that while these perculiars appear to be teenagers and younger, they are actually decades if not hundreds of years old. It brings a whole other complexity to their character, and I can't wait to learn more about them in the next book.

One of the problems that I had with the first book was that I felt that some of the parts were a little predictable. While there were hints and a good build up to the conclusion of this book, I can definitely say that I did not see that ending coming. Again, no spoilers! With the surprising ending and a cliff hanger that stays with you, I found myself looking up the release date of Library of Souls, and then crying a little when it was still a week away (at least when I finished the book, not posted this).

Also don't forget to tune into the book talk that will be happening later this month about Hollow City. Booksplosion BookTubers Xtinemay Katytastic and JesseTheReader will be hosting on YouTube on September 26! I'll tweet the link when it is available.

So with everything said and done I'm giving this book five pigeons out of five!



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Monday, September 21, 2015

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials - Movie Review!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to review Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials movie. This takes place immediately after the first movie after the kids escaped the maze. The people who rescued them give them a place to sleep, food to eat, and a way to send them somewhere safe. Or do they? But enough about that. Let's get onto the review!

I will start by saying that the movie begins with a flashback to when Thomas was a little boy. I will make this easy. The kid that played Thomas was not very good, but he was only on screen for three minutes at the most. For that reason, I'll let it go.

I liked all of the intense suspense building that the movie provides. I feel like I didn't have to wait very long before there was action and running. There was lots of running. Anyway, there were moments of complete creepy silence before something else popped out or people started firing guns and whatnot. The movie is a pretty cool action movie. I'll give it that.

There are a few moments where you question some of the choices the characters make. But to be fair, they also question their choices. I would hate to give any spoilers (I won't do that), but I will say at one point a main character is just mumbling about what the crap he's doing. At least he recognizes his own crazy.

Speaking of crazy, I have to give it to the special effects people who worked on the cranks (the people suffering from a disease that has spread across the world). They were super creepy and very disgusting, which made them very effective.

I thought that the music that was featured in the movie was really cool, especially one scene where the music has the exact opposite mood as what was happening. I'm a real sucker for that trick, and you'll know which scene I'm talking about when you watch the movie.

There were a few jump cuts that made the movie more interesting, move faster, and provide a few humorous moments, but it also cut out some of the explanatory scenes. While these scenes can be tedious, they do provide a function for the movie. Because I read the books, I could follow along, but I don't know about other people. To be fair, they could probably still follow along, but the experience might be different.

Since I've mentioned the books, I figure now is a good time to take about the differences between the book and the movie. Don't worry. I won't be spoiling either. Also, I would like to preface that I'm all for changing and adapting when it comes to turning books into movies as long as those changes make sense. I'm very happy to say that the changes (that I remember, I'm not infallible) do make since. The amount of people on the run is much smaller than I remember, which is good. I think you can connect to the characters better when there are not many running around. A lot of the weird, inexplicable phenomenon that happen to kids in the book is replace with events that connect a bit better in the movie, in my opinion. I even appreciated the conclusion, despite its lack of adrenaline, I think its sets up the next movie quite well. Now let's see if they decide to make the next one into two parts.

Let's do a quick summary. The movie starts out with a lot of action at a very quick pace, but it tends to drop as the movie goes on. However, the eerie cranks, the vertigo inducing camera work, and the connection with characters will let fans of the first movie enjoy Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials. So if you enjoy dystopian, a fan of this series, or enjoy some intense action, you'll enjoy this movie.

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Friday, September 18, 2015

On the Road by Jack Kerouac: Book Review School Edition!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to review On the Road by Jack Kerouac. The story takes place in the 40s and 50s and follows Sal Paradise who has a fascination with Dean Moriarty, a con man in search of something more. This search leads them across the country on strange and unique adventures. But enough about that. Let's get onto the review!

So this novel was supposedly written all in a week and as much in one sitting as possible, and, to be honest, it feels like it. There's a lot of overly descriptive passages and a lot of jumping around. It felt a little scattered for me. For that reason, it was a little hard to get through.

It also follow a "beat" philosophy. There's a constant search for something more. There's the idea that becoming "square" would be the death of you. Then there's the idea of mysticism and that there is something different and more meaningful out there if you keep moving and pushing yourself to exhaustion. These ideas lead Sal and Dean into doing some really strange things such as getting married and divorced several times, skimping out when responsibilities become stable, and pretty much doing what ever they feel like doing in the moment.

That's another thing. In the beginning, I was really into some of their shenanigans. They party, drink, gent into trouble, and it's pretty entertaining. But then one thing leads to another, and you start to get sick of some of the characters. *cough* DEAN *cough* They just start doing terrible things (at least by my standards), and you start to get angry. I found that I couldn't get into their quest, and the entire journey left me feeling almost aggressive. When anything troubling did happen to them, I felt almost vindicated.\

So even though I found pieces of the novel enjoyable, I'm giving the book three divorce papers out fo five. That's about as many that were used in this novel anyway.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Mockingjay Part 2 Trailer Reaction!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to do another trailer reaction! This one is the official trailer for Mockingjay Part 2. It's called "For Prim." Check it out down below, and see what I think about it! Let's get on to the reaction!


It's interesting to see another trailer featuring footage from earlier movies. I like this one a little better because it feel more like a propaganda film than a recap of earlier videos. That's probably the only time I'm going to like propaganda.

I'll admit it. I've got the volume turned up so loud that the music scared me a little. Sue me.

I like how they are focusing on the relationship between the sisters. For once its not about the love triangle. 

This cannot count as a trailer! I just finished watching the entire video, and while it did hit me hard in the feels, we only got to see one scene (which we've seen before) from the last film! I'm both angry and sad! I will say that I feel that this trailer was better edited than the Allegiant trailer, but let's cut it some slack since it is just a teaser trailer.

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Allegiant Trailer Reaction!



Hello, everyone! I'm back and I'm here to react to the new Allegiant trailer! With the news of the name change for the last movie and the first trailer coming out, there has been a lot of buzz for Allegiant going around. Why not add to that with a little trailer reaction? Let's get to it!


Alright, so the first part of the trailer is a recap for the first movie. I feel a little jipped, but I'll accept what's happening.

Now I'm almost halfway through the trailer, and I haven't seen any new footage. I'm a little upset by this.

Okay, the wall climbing is pretty cool, but I'm not sure how I feel about this landscape. It looks a little too sci-fy for this movie.

I think that the twenty seconds of several scenes pieced together could have been explained a bit more. I would rather have more of that versus the recaps of the two prior movies.

The last scene doesn't give a lot to the plot either. I'm all for keeping some mystery to the movie, but I feel like this trailer didn't give the fans much either. It did more telling me of what happened before than what I'm hoping to see. Considering that this is the first teaser trailer and it being over a minute and a half long, I'm a little disappointed in the results. I'm hoping to see more for the full length trailer when it comes out.

Now, just as I'm finishing up this post, the new Mockingjay Part 2 trailer has come out. I'm hoping to also post that blog tonight, but it may not be until tomorrow. I'll be sure to post it on twitter if I happen to do it tonight!

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs: Book Review!



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to review Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. This story features Jacob Portman. After witnessing his grandfather's death in a strange animal attack, he goes on a quest to reveal his grandfather's past as well as decode his grandfather's final words. A collection of photographs and a mysterious letter lead Jacob to an island where things aren't what they seem. But enough about that. Let's get onto the review!

Let me just say that this book has a peculiar aspect (see what I did there?) that sets it apart. The novel contains strange/disturbing pictures that tie into the novel. While I did enjoy this aspect, it doesn't necessarily translate well to the Kindle form, at least in the paperwhite version. I also couldn't read the pictures that contained text, which was a little disheartening. But as a whole, I really liked the pictures, except a couple I felt were a little forced into the story (child in the pink bunny costume, I'm looking at you). I think that the pictures gave some validity to the story. "This is real," I thought to myself because they weren't illustrations. They were photographs of real people.

I really enjoyed all the characters in the novel. All of the kids were really interesting. They each had their own unique personalities, and the same could be said about their peculiar abilities. I'll let you learn about that more on you won. Just know that you're in for a treat.

The mystery aspect of the story was also well done. I felt like I was getting bits and pieces of the full picture (man, with the puns today), and even though I couldn't pull it all together, everything made sense at the end. I did manage to guess one of the main parts of the story, but it was still a bit surprising, if not outlandish, when I got to it in the book.

This book was surprisingly short. I don't know if that was from all of the pictures of if I was just having too much fun to notice how much I was reading. There's also a lot of possibilities for what's going to happen next. I won't say exactly what those possibilities could entail (super spoilers) I will say that I'm super excited for the next book. Speaking of which, the next book (and the last book on my To Be Read list for this month) is Hollow City. It's also the Booksplosion book of the month. If you want, you can catch the Book Talk that will happen later this month on YouTube. I'll be sure to tweet out the link when it is available.

Now with everything said and done, I'm giving this book four peregrine falcons out of five!


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Friday, September 11, 2015

Cover Clothes #8: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Cover Clothes #8: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas




Hello, everyone! I'm back with another Cover Clothes. In honor of the release of Queen of Shadows, this Cover Clothes is going to be of Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass. As per usual all of the items is this set are under $50. Hope you enjoy!

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Off the Page by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer: Book Review!


Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to review Off the Page by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer. It's the sequel/spin-off to Between the Lines. It takes place after Oliver escapes from the fairy tale to join Delilah in the "real" world and the mayhem that ensues. I  know you weren't expecting this, especially since I've been talking about finishing the book for months. However, I'm here, and I'm going to explain my thoughts on the novel. Enough about that. Let's get onto the review.

Let me just say, yes, it was a bit difficult for me to get into the book. What I loved about the first book was the fairy tale, the life in the story. Since all of the people I liked were out of the story, it felt like the magic was taken out of it. Also, it felt like the first part of the story was filler. I didn't feel like it connected to the rest of the story, and it didn't help build up the conclusion. 

There are two other parts, well scenes, of the story that I didn't quite like/believe. The first scene broke one of my cardinal sins of stories (which I can't say here because it is a total spoiler), and the other scene is close to the conclusion where the characters are able to solve a problem out of thin air. There wasn't enough build up of problem solving that made me believe that they could figure out how to get everyone a happy ending. 

That's not to say there weren't things I loved about the novel. I love how the stakes were raised. One of the major problems in Between the Lines was that it felt like the action wasn't important enough. There wasn't a major drive. In this book there is a lot of drive. There are multiple problems and each one effects all of the characters in a way that can change their lives. It felt more "real" in this book then in the other. 

I know this may seem strange, but I really enjoy the parents in this book. Usually, YA novels tend to erase parents from children's lives better than Disney. While they may not be "traditional" parents, they are still parents. They're slightly oblivious, but they still provide important lessons while still being entertaining. It's refreshing to say the least.

I'm also liking all of the fish-out-of-water experiences. It's not even so much the fairy tale characters in our world. I preferred having the "real" people show up in the fairy tale. It may be because I'm a little biased toward fairy tales and magic. I also have to admit that when the fantastic characters do something that's rather banal (i.e. the pirate dentist) I get a little giddy inside. the horse alone made me laugh more than I have this past week. That might have something to do with reading On the Road for the past couple of weeks. But let's chock it up to good writing and lovable characters. 

With everything said and done, if you need a little pick-me-up with a happy ending (spoiler alert?), you'll enjoy Off the Page. I'm giving this novel a solid three and a half birthday candles out of five. 




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Monday, September 7, 2015

Cosplay Look - Hogwarts Student



Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here with the first of my cosplay looks! Today I'm going to show you how to get the look of a Hogwarts student. Considering its September and witches and wizards have already made it to Hogwarts, why not celebrate with your own Hogwarts uniform? With Halloween coming up, you may even want to take your house uniform to a costume party. But enough with the intro. Let's get to the look!



This is the full set of clothing that I use for the look. I got the sweater and the lanyard from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida.  I got the white button up and the tights from Kohls. The shoes are from DSW, and the skirt is from Belk. Most of these items can probably be found in stores near you or, better yet, your closet. Most of these items I've had for awhile. Still, if you want to take you're outfit to the next level, I suggest the sweater and the lanyard or tie. You can get the sweater (from any house) here and the lanyard (also from any house) here. If you want to go the extra mile, you can find all of the ties and scarves here.



In this photo, I have all of my accessories. As you can see, I chose to include a wand. I got this wand overseas at the Warner Bros. studio tour. It is definitely pricey, and if you don't want to go that route, you can create your own wand. If you do want to purchase a wand, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter also carries wands, which you can find here and here


This is just a little photo of the wand's box. I love Sirius Black (please come back from the Veil), and it only made sense to get his wand out of the many to choose from. 

The first picture below is just a quick shot of my makeup. I went with a natural look since I'm going back to school. *wink wink*











Enjoy the a-dork-able cosplay shots of me in my ravenclaw uniform. I'll admit that I did a couple of spins in my skirt, and I wish I had either another person to take the pictures or a well-positioned tripod. Maybe then I wouldn't awkwardly have a phone covering my face, but they came out better than expected. This is my first public cosplay, and I hope you've enjoyed it. Feel free to give me some tips on how to perfect my cosplay skills.

Well that's it for this post! Comment down below with other cosplay ideas or tips. Subscribe to the blog by adding your email address to the Subscribe Box down below or off to the right. Add me to your circles by clicking the Google+ Button off to the right. Follow me on twitter @KK_Donna_Blog for up to date information on the blog and ridiculousness about my life. Follow the tumblr dedicated to the blog, which you can find at this link. Read on, lovelies! I'll see y'all next post!

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Friday, September 4, 2015

My Favorite Epic Reads Infographics - List!

Epic Reads

Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to list off some of my favorite Epic Reads infographics. Just in case you didn't know, Epic Reads is a YA community/blog created by Harper Collins, the publishing company that gave us series like Pretty Little Liars and Divergent. I will also say that I'm not sponsored by Epic Reads. I just find them awesome, and I wish to spread the awesomeness around. Infographics are exactly what they sound like. They're graphics/pictures that provide information in a fun and colorful way. Epic Reads has a pretty good collection of infographics. These just happen to be my top five. So without further ado, let's get onto the list!

The first infographic is titled "6 Degrees of YA." Basically, it sets out to connect movies that were based on YA books. I actually haven't seen some of these, but I am impressed with the amount of connections Epic Reads has made. You can find the full version right here.

6 Degrees of YA Movies: Presented by Epic Reads!

Up next is "The Periodic Table of Epic Reads," and let me just say it is gorgeous. It categorizes YA series into groups like genre, multiple POVs, award winning, and so on. It's just so clever. I wanted to print it out and hang it on my wall, but I had to settle for having it as my computer wallpaper. But if you would like to print out its loveliness, check the full version out here.

The Periodic Table of Epic Reads

The next one on my list is a bit of a controversial one for me, mainly because I don't tend to stray towards historical YA. However, this Epic Reads infographic is "The Age of YA." This infographic categorizes YA books, you guessed it, by the era that they are set it. You can find anything from the Bronze Age to the present. It makes me want to give Historical YA a shot, and if you want to see all the books that are listed, you can find them here.



Now, if you're a fan of the blog, you will know that I love a good retelling. Whether it be re-imagined fairy tales, modern mythology, or a spin on a classic, retellings may be my favorite genre of YA. So you can imagine my awe with the "YA Retellings" infographic. It has also made it to my desktop, and if you would like to download it, you can find it here.

YA Retellings - An epic chart from Epic Reads

I have saved the best for last. At least, the next infographic is what I would consider the best. It's "365 Days of YA." It adeptly titled as it contains a title for every day of the year as well as a series for every week and a book for every month and  a book for every season. It's a great infographic if you're looking for something to read and absolutely terrible for your Good Reads "To Be Read" shelf. If you're willing to take the dive, you can check out the full infographic here.



Well, that's it for this post! Comment down below with some of you're favorite infographics. Subscribe to the blog by adding your email to the Subscribe Box down below or off to the right. Add me to your circles by clicking the Google+ button off to the right. Follow me on twitter @KK_Donna_Blog for ridiculousness about my life and up to date information about the blog. Follow the tumblr dedicated to the blog which you can find at this link. Read on, lovelies! I'll see y'all next post!
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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

To Be Read List - September 2015!

Hello, everyone! I'm back, and I'm here to list off the books I'm hoping to read this month! I feel like this might become a thing where I list off too many books, and at the end of the month, I find myself feeling a little disappointed in myself. But you know what they say, "Aim high in case you fall short." But enough about that. Let's get onto the list!



First off is the book I'm still reading, which is Off the Page by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer. I'm having a problem sticking with the book, but I feel like if I start a book, I should finish the book.



Up next is Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. This author has been on my "To Be Read" list for a while and the second book of the series is Booksplosion's Book of the Month, which brings me to my next book.



My next book is Hollow City, which is the sequel to the book above and Booksplosion's book for the month of September. I hear good things about this series, and I can't wait to get it started.



The last book I'm going to mention is a book for my class this semester. It's On the Road by Jack Kerouac. I'm almost halfway through this book, so be expecting this review very soon!

That's  it for this post! Comment down below with some books you're planning to read this month. Subscribe to the blog by adding your email to the Subscribe Box down below or off to the right. Add me to your circles by clicking the Google+ button off to the right. Follow me on twitter @KK_Donna_Blog for ridiculousness about my life and up to date information about the blog. Follow the tumblr dedicated to the blog which you can find at this link. Read on, lovelies! I'll see y'all next post!
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