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  2. Marley Farley
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    WHATS YOUR WEATHER LIKE 2019

    Colin sorry about your problems that you are having. I'd love badgers in my garden but we don't in a place where there are any. Good thing that we don't get moles,some of the houses do. Yes we've...
    Colin sorry about your problems that you are having. I'd love badgers in my garden but we don't in a place where there are any. Good thing that we don't get moles,some of the houses do. Yes we've had blackies brother and maybe thunderstorms at 3pm. The only problem is we keep getting wet walking...
    Colin sorry about your problems that you are having. I'd love badgers in my garden but we don't in a place where there are any. Good thing that we don't get moles,some of the houses do. Yes we've had blackies brother and maybe thunderstorms at...
    Colin sorry about your problems that you are having. I'd love badgers in my garden but we don't in a place where there are any. Good thing that we don't get moles,some of the houses do. Yes we've...
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  3. Logan
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    programmes to watch

    I do sometimes search online if I am really bored . I like Walter Presents....which shows foreign films...( no not that type!!;):heehee:) with subtitles. Also recently came across the Canadian police drama...
    I do sometimes search online if I am really bored . I like Walter Presents....which shows foreign films...( no not that type!!;):heehee:) with subtitles. Also recently came across the Canadian police drama programme Cardinal which although a tad gory ( I close my eyes) is good. I like to suss out who...
    I do sometimes search online if I am really bored . I like Walter Presents....which shows foreign films...( no not that type!!;):heehee:) with subtitles. Also recently came across the Canadian police drama programme Cardinal which although a tad gory ( I...
    I do sometimes search online if I am really bored . I like Walter Presents....which shows foreign films...( no not that type!!;):heehee:) with subtitles. Also recently came across the Canadian police drama...
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  4. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    Thank you!!
    Thank you!!
    Thank you!!
    Thank you!!
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  5. wiseowl
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    Brexit -am I stupid or what

    Hi Sheal, well, the UK retained it's financial independence at that time by retaining the Sterling as I mentioned and it was all about trade and nothing else when we joined. The EU mutated into a...
    Hi Sheal, well, the UK retained it's financial independence at that time by retaining the Sterling as I mentioned and it was all about trade and nothing else when we joined. The EU mutated into a political animal and gradually grew into a bureaucratic monster where it became more powerful than...
    Hi Sheal, well, the UK retained it's financial independence at that time by retaining the Sterling as I mentioned and it was all about trade and nothing else when we joined. The EU mutated into a political animal and gradually grew into a...
    Hi Sheal, well, the UK retained it's financial independence at that time by retaining the Sterling as I mentioned and it was all about trade and nothing else when we joined. The EU mutated into a...
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  6. shiney
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME 2019

    You can use your mobile phone to e mail believe it or not. You can also keep an eye on GC.:biggrin:I dont use mine excessively, but it can be very useful.
    You can use your mobile phone to e mail believe it or not. You can also keep an eye on GC.:biggrin:I dont use mine excessively, but it can be very useful.
    You can use your mobile phone to e mail believe it or not. You can also keep an eye on GC.:biggrin:I dont use mine excessively, but it can be very useful.
    You can use your mobile phone to e mail believe it or not. You can also keep an eye on GC.:biggrin:I dont use mine excessively, but it can be very useful.
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  7. ARMANDII
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    ARMANDII'S LAST AMBLE FOR A WHILE

    I seem to have missed this post entirely :( Hope you're ok shippers, if you're reading this
    I seem to have missed this post entirely :( Hope you're ok shippers, if you're reading this
    I seem to have missed this post entirely :( Hope you're ok shippers, if you're reading this
    I seem to have missed this post entirely :( Hope you're ok shippers, if you're reading this
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  8. wiseowl
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    The Kindness of other People

    This is from the lamb this morningThankyou Jiffy for helping me get my big head out of the small hole of the sheep/pig wire that I manage to get stuck into after looking at that nice green grass...
    This is from the lamb this morningThankyou Jiffy for helping me get my big head out of the small hole of the sheep/pig wire that I manage to get stuck into after looking at that nice green grass which is allways greener on the other side for the fence, I pushed my head through the small hole...
    This is from the lamb this morningThankyou Jiffy for helping me get my big head out of the small hole of the sheep/pig wire that I manage to get stuck into after looking at that nice green grass which is allways greener on the other side for...
    This is from the lamb this morningThankyou Jiffy for helping me get my big head out of the small hole of the sheep/pig wire that I manage to get stuck into after looking at that nice green grass...
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  9. Marley Farley
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    NEW PHOTO COMP..,

    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
    We have a new photo comp that is for all.. Join in here.! :spinning:30 DAY PHOTO CHALLENGE..! (JUNE)
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  10. Verdun
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    Any news about ARMANDII?

    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
    Adding my prayers too. Hope all is well.
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  11. Jenny namaste
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    Electricity Charges Exorbitant 2019

    One of the many complications to be sorted out as regards multinational links/cross-border supplies post B-day. I very much doubt that it will have an effect in France, but slowly, very slowly,...
    One of the many complications to be sorted out as regards multinational links/cross-border supplies post B-day. I very much doubt that it will have an effect in France, but slowly, very slowly, some competition is emerging. It's a bit like the Orange monopoly, though, the other suppliers have to...
    One of the many complications to be sorted out as regards multinational links/cross-border supplies post B-day. I very much doubt that it will have an effect in France, but slowly, very slowly, some competition is emerging. It's a bit like the...
    One of the many complications to be sorted out as regards multinational links/cross-border supplies post B-day. I very much doubt that it will have an effect in France, but slowly, very slowly,...
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  12. Fat Controller
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    Every day is a bonus, and today..........

    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
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  13. Fat Controller
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    A note to all of our friends from the Admin Team

    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very important to try and offer you some sort of explanation, and reassurance as to what our stance is...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very important to try and offer you some sort of...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very...
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  14. Fat Controller
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    The supermarket savings thread (2018)

    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off and are sold for pennies when they have lots of bakery products left unsold and put 2 or 3 tall,...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off and are sold for pennies when they have lots of...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off...
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  15. Marley Farley
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    2018 NEW rules and Protocols please read

    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for use in these days of modern Global Social Media. Please note that it is policy for the Admin Team...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for use in these days of modern Global Social...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for...
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  17. Fat Controller

    Block out the light

    Blackout sheeting from a hydroponics shop :th scifD36:
    Blackout sheeting from a hydroponics shop :th scifD36:
    Blackout sheeting from a hydroponics shop :th scifD36:
    Blackout sheeting from a hydroponics shop :th scifD36:
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  18. Vince

    Hot tub

    Never had anything to do with hot tubs, anyway pigs are clean animals, but some humans, well,
    Never had anything to do with hot tubs, anyway pigs are clean animals, but some humans, well,
    Never had anything to do with hot tubs, anyway pigs are clean animals, but some humans, well,
    Never had anything to do with hot tubs, anyway pigs are clean animals, but some humans, well,
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  19. Vince

    End of an era

    Hi Pete, thought about makita, which I like a lot but why change a winning combination? 30+ years for a sander in regular use is good to say the least, my Bosch drill/driver is still going strong...
    Hi Pete, thought about makita, which I like a lot but why change a winning combination? 30+ years for a sander in regular use is good to say the least, my Bosch drill/driver is still going strong (ok, had to replace the batteries this year) and my planer still works fine..... all over 20 years...
    Hi Pete, thought about makita, which I like a lot but why change a winning combination? 30+ years for a sander in regular use is good to say the least, my Bosch drill/driver is still going strong (ok, had to replace the batteries this year) and...
    Hi Pete, thought about makita, which I like a lot but why change a winning combination? 30+ years for a sander in regular use is good to say the least, my Bosch drill/driver is still going strong...
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  20. Fat Controller

    Councils charging for waste disposal

    @Sian in Belgium There's a lot of similarity over here regarding recycling efforts.We use green coloured bins for food waste - they are a 13 gallon size and I usually fill half of it every week....
    @Sian in Belgium There's a lot of similarity over here regarding recycling efforts.We use green coloured bins for food waste - they are a 13 gallon size and I usually fill half of it every week. well, if you tasted my cooking, you will understand this seemingly large amount. Seems it doesn't...
    @Sian in Belgium There's a lot of similarity over here regarding recycling efforts.We use green coloured bins for food waste - they are a 13 gallon size and I usually fill half of it every week. well, if you tasted my cooking, you will...
    @Sian in Belgium There's a lot of similarity over here regarding recycling efforts.We use green coloured bins for food waste - they are a 13 gallon size and I usually fill half of it every week....
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  21. Vince

    I need a new vinyl record player!

    TDL which John help to start formed after IMF were just a few miles from me. A real sad end when John died and the company closed around the same time. We had our designs with them at the time and...
    TDL which John help to start formed after IMF were just a few miles from me. A real sad end when John died and the company closed around the same time. We had our designs with them at the time and it was heart breaking getting the drawings back from the company handling their closure. They also...
    TDL which John help to start formed after IMF were just a few miles from me. A real sad end when John died and the company closed around the same time. We had our designs with them at the time and it was heart breaking getting the drawings back...
    TDL which John help to start formed after IMF were just a few miles from me. A real sad end when John died and the company closed around the same time. We had our designs with them at the time and...
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  22. Selleri
    Agree x 6

    Phones and dinner, sorry for the umpteenth thread!

    Once in London we pooled our pennies together to visit the tearoom at Harrods. Gaping at the wonderful china, impeccable service and heavenly menu I noticed a young tourist at the next table......
    Once in London we pooled our pennies together to visit the tearoom at Harrods. Gaping at the wonderful china, impeccable service and heavenly menu I noticed a young tourist at the next table... checking the tearoom website. She didn't look up or around, but stuffed her crumpet towards her mouth...
    Once in London we pooled our pennies together to visit the tearoom at Harrods. Gaping at the wonderful china, impeccable service and heavenly menu I noticed a young tourist at the next table... checking the tearoom website. She didn't look up or...
    Once in London we pooled our pennies together to visit the tearoom at Harrods. Gaping at the wonderful china, impeccable service and heavenly menu I noticed a young tourist at the next table......
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  23. Fat Controller

    Happy Birthday Wiseowl

    Good morning @Upsydaisy and @strongylodon my good friends many thanks for your kind and friendly birthday wishes,they really are appreciated
    Good morning @Upsydaisy and @strongylodon my good friends many thanks for your kind and friendly birthday wishes,they really are appreciated
    Good morning @Upsydaisy and @strongylodon my good friends many thanks for your kind and friendly birthday wishes,they really are appreciated
    Good morning @Upsydaisy and @strongylodon my good friends many thanks for your kind and friendly birthday wishes,they really are appreciated
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  24. Vince

    Early Retirement/pensions

    Surprise, lump some paid into my bank account, duly transferred £2000 into Carols account.......Carol says "don't spend and waste it all", No, I think she'll try doing that for me?I love her...
    Surprise, lump some paid into my bank account, duly transferred £2000 into Carols account.......Carol says "don't spend and waste it all", No, I think she'll try doing that for me?I love her dearly but I have projects of my own that don't all involve drinking cider!
    Surprise, lump some paid into my bank account, duly transferred £2000 into Carols account.......Carol says "don't spend and waste it all", No, I think she'll try doing that for me?I love her dearly but I have projects of my own that don't all...
    Surprise, lump some paid into my bank account, duly transferred £2000 into Carols account.......Carol says "don't spend and waste it all", No, I think she'll try doing that for me?I love her...
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  25. lolimac

    Moon landing...Where were you ?

    Me. At RAF Linton on Ouse. Thinking about I was there for a number of years. I saw guys come and go.
    Me. At RAF Linton on Ouse. Thinking about I was there for a number of years. I saw guys come and go.
    Me. At RAF Linton on Ouse. Thinking about I was there for a number of years. I saw guys come and go.
    Me. At RAF Linton on Ouse. Thinking about I was there for a number of years. I saw guys come and go.
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  26. Freddy

    Retirement-Your Experience

    Husband finally got the "check" for the sale of his company. Now he is training the new doctor to take over for the next 3 months. Me--still have not set a date.
    Husband finally got the "check" for the sale of his company. Now he is training the new doctor to take over for the next 3 months. Me--still have not set a date.
    Husband finally got the "check" for the sale of his company. Now he is training the new doctor to take over for the next 3 months. Me--still have not set a date.
    Husband finally got the "check" for the sale of his company. Now he is training the new doctor to take over for the next 3 months. Me--still have not set a date.
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  27. lolimac
    Like x 5

    Ey up Our Armandii is in the house....

    Great news !Good to see you back
    Great news !Good to see you back
    Great news !Good to see you back
    Great news !Good to see you back
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  28. mazambo
    Agree x 3

    Cricket World Cup

    Wonderful game. :) Nail biting right through to the end and it could not have been closer. England deserved to win....as NZ would have too.....so let’s hail the new world champions :)
    Wonderful game. :) Nail biting right through to the end and it could not have been closer. England deserved to win....as NZ would have too.....so let’s hail the new world champions :)
    Wonderful game. :) Nail biting right through to the end and it could not have been closer. England deserved to win....as NZ would have too.....so let’s hail the new world champions :)
    Wonderful game. :) Nail biting right through to the end and it could not have been closer. England deserved to win....as NZ would have too.....so let’s hail the new world champions :)
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  29. roders
    Like x 7

    Wimbledon.

    Right....Quiet at the back...charge your glasses and get ready to watch the Wimbledon finale...I can hardly contain meself..:hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:...Enjoy..:dbgrtmb:
    Right....Quiet at the back...charge your glasses and get ready to watch the Wimbledon finale...I can hardly contain meself..:hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:...Enjoy..:dbgrtmb:
    Right....Quiet at the back...charge your glasses and get ready to watch the Wimbledon finale...I can hardly contain meself..:hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:...Enjoy..:dbgrtmb:
    Right....Quiet at the back...charge your glasses and get ready to watch the Wimbledon finale...I can hardly contain meself..:hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:...Enjoy..:dbgrtmb:
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  30. Verdun

    Happy birthday Upsy

    Thanks @strongylodon :)I'll certainly try my best @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @strongylodon :)I'll certainly try my best @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @strongylodon :)I'll certainly try my best @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @strongylodon :)I'll certainly try my best @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
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  31. Janet mahay

    Sorry this isint a garden question Need some painting advice any painters???

    The painter is what i used before He painted my other house and did a good job and still look like it just been painted even it was painted 3 years ago I texted him that i dont wont paint on the...
    The painter is what i used before He painted my other house and did a good job and still look like it just been painted even it was painted 3 years ago I texted him that i dont wont paint on the windows so he said no problems He his going to wash, clean. and sand the windows before any...
    The painter is what i used before He painted my other house and did a good job and still look like it just been painted even it was painted 3 years ago I texted him that i dont wont paint on the windows so he said no problems He his going to...
    The painter is what i used before He painted my other house and did a good job and still look like it just been painted even it was painted 3 years ago I texted him that i dont wont paint on the...
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  32. pete
    Funny x 9

    I think I'll just shoot myself.

    Mackerel don't seem to get very big these days, I think they are overfished. I did find a couple of really good sized ones at Whitstable harbour a while back but they were mostly roe, when I...
    Mackerel don't seem to get very big these days, I think they are overfished. I did find a couple of really good sized ones at Whitstable harbour a while back but they were mostly roe, when I opened them up.
    Mackerel don't seem to get very big these days, I think they are overfished. I did find a couple of really good sized ones at Whitstable harbour a while back but they were mostly roe, when I opened them up.
    Mackerel don't seem to get very big these days, I think they are overfished. I did find a couple of really good sized ones at Whitstable harbour a while back but they were mostly roe, when I...
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  34. longk

    Watched Any Good Films Lately?

    Went to see Tolkein today, it came out earlier this year but we missed it. He and his brother had a tough childhood but the close friendships he formed at school after the death of his parents...
    Went to see Tolkein today, it came out earlier this year but we missed it. He and his brother had a tough childhood but the close friendships he formed at school after the death of his parents gave him a sense of belonging and fellowship. The war scenes were particularly harrowing and resulted...
    Went to see Tolkein today, it came out earlier this year but we missed it. He and his brother had a tough childhood but the close friendships he formed at school after the death of his parents gave him a sense of belonging and fellowship. The...
    Went to see Tolkein today, it came out earlier this year but we missed it. He and his brother had a tough childhood but the close friendships he formed at school after the death of his parents...
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  35. Vince
    Like x 6

    It is time!

    :hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:Yeah do it Vince.:dbgrtmb:
    :hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:Yeah do it Vince.:dbgrtmb:
    :hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:Yeah do it Vince.:dbgrtmb:
    :hapfeet::hapfeet::hapfeet:Yeah do it Vince.:dbgrtmb:
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  36. Sheal

    Bread making machines

    Oiy I'm first if you don't mind..:rasp:
    Oiy I'm first if you don't mind..:rasp:
    Oiy I'm first if you don't mind..:rasp:
    Oiy I'm first if you don't mind..:rasp:
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