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Hot Wing Business Opportunities Prove To Be A Hot New Trend

  • Posted on January 9, 2019 at 2:41 am

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By Candice Clem

Only a decade or two ago, a buffalo wing sounded like a rather odd and anatomically incorrect piece of meat, but those days are long past. Now, the buffalo wing/hot wing is one of the most popular food items in America, spreading across the nation at breakneck speed as more and more people find how much they enjoy eating chicken wings and legs doused in a variety of mouth-scorching sauces. This New York treat has become so popular that entrepreneurs from all corners of the nation are opening franchises that seem to do exceptionally well. If taking a bite of this hot market sounds like just the ticket to your personal business success, take a look at the following list of hot wing business opportunities.

Wings Over

Established in 1998 by two brave entrepreneurs on the campus of the University of Massachusetts, Wings Over has taken a giant leap into the franchising world that has already paid off for everyone involved. Their claim to fame is the seriousness that all employees bring to each franchise business. Franchisors, franchisees, management, and staff are all dedicated to doing everything in their power to bring the best they can to their guests, from the very first visit. And franchisees can take that to the bank, because from day one, the franchisor promises to respond to all questions and concerns as quickly as possible. Wings Over is in it for everyones good.

Wing Zone

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If you want to talk about wing quality, Wing Zone is the place to start; even among wing franchises, this 2-time Buffalo Wing Festival award winner has been noted as an exceptional maker of delicious chicken wings and sauces. Their greatness, however, is not limited to the quality of their food; part of what makes them so innovative in the industry is their concentration on take-out/delivery and not in-house dining. At no cost to the amount of business that comes through the doors, this choice cuts down overhead costs immensely, which means a greater profit ratio for the franchise.

Wingstop

Despite its fun in-store dcor and atmosphere, which is composed of 1940s-style aviation memorabilia and old plane parts, Wingstop is a serious franchise opportunity. At the very beginning, new franchise owners go through a 3-week intensive training, along with their general managers, to learn how to run a wing business the right way. Then, to show what theyve learned, franchisees and managers are given the opportunity to operate a mock-up Wingstop restaurant at the end of training. Its an original and very beneficial exercise for everyone involved, only proving again why this business has exploded to 450 restaurants in only 14 years and continues to grow at a rate of 30% each year.

Buffalo Wings & Rings

With 20 years of business under their belt, this business is one of the oldest wing restaurants available, which, if nothing else, should tell you that they have a powerful and long-lasting business model that you can trust. In line with that strong business model, they also have a very strong training system that the franchisor provides. After which, the franchisor also takes care of initial employee needs that his franchisees have, providing each with enough staff to run on for the first 3 weeks of business. This affords the franchisee time to amass his own staff without having to settle for sub-par employees. And with more of a menu than mere wings, the appeal to the public is wider than many wing restaurants.

Wingers Grill & Bar

The name implies a focus on hot wings, and while that menu item is a cherished one, Wingers Grill & Bar is more of a full diner than a wing shop, with a menu that covers a wider variety of foods and a restaurant design that includes a full-service bar. Part of the Slaymaker Group, owner of Tony Romas and T.G.I. Fridays, Wingers Grill & Bar is held by a company that excels in making and sustaining restaurants that have good public appeal and a lasting business system. Specifically, the small size and relatively small menu make this a far more cost-effective restaurant than most, something that any business owner will appreciate.

The variety of food franchises available is extraordinary these days, seemingly endless, and wings are one corner of it that seems to be taking root for the long haul. If you like the food, like the industry, and have a knack for hospitality, seriously consider getting in on the wing trend while theres still room.

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Composting! A Enviornmental Gold Mine In Your Back Yard

  • Posted on December 14, 2018 at 2:54 am

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By Richard Murray

Composting is not only one of the best things you can do for your garden, it is also one of the best things you can do for our environment. Knowing how to create and use compost is in our interest due to the tremendous problem of waste disposal. Landfills are becoming more and more difficult to find, so some municipalities are dealing with waste by refusing to pick up leaves and grass clippings.. About one-third of the space in our landfills is taken up with organic wastes from our yards and kitchens.

The end product from your compost bin will be a wonderful pile of black, crumbly humus which makes an ideal soil conditioner. Compost added regularly to your soil will benefit the soil by improving it’s texture such as loosening up clay soils and creating moisture holding capacity in sandy soils.

Composting, is the controlled decomposition of biodegradable organic matter. Instead of allowing nature to take its slow course, a compost pile or bin provides the optimal environment in which decomposition can thrive. To encourage the best results, the compost pile needs the correct mix of the following ingredients:

* Carbon

* Nitrogen

* Oxygen

With enough time, all biodegradable materials will eventually decompose, although some materials are not appropriate for backyard composting. Most backyard systems will not reach high enough temperatures to kill pathogens and vermin, so certain items such as meat scraps, dairy products and pet droppings are discouraged from use. A well balanced compost pile will not have an offensive smell

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High carbon materials (browns), which convert to heat include:

* Dry straw and hay

* Autumn leaves

* Newspaper

High nitrogen materials (greens) which will allow the compost bacteria to thrive include:

* Green plant material such as garden residue, fresh hay, grass clippings, and weeds

* Animal manure; such as horse, cow, chicken, or guano

* Fruit and vegetable waste

* Seaweed (rinse well to remove salt)

* Coffee grounds and filters

A few leaf species such as live oak, southern magnolia and holly trees are too tough and leathery for easy composting, also avoid all parts of the black walnut tree as they contain a plant poison that survives composting. It is also common sense to avoid using poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac in your compost.

The proportions of these materials will make a difference in the rate of decomposition. The best ratio is about 25 or 30 parts of browns to one part of greens. Too much carbon slows the composting process and too much nitrogen will cause odors.

As a convenience, keep a small compost pail in the kitchen to bring your scraps to the pile every few days. Keep a lid on the container to discourage insects and odors.

A well chosen site will speed up the composting process. Find a level, well drained sunny area preferably over dirt or grass. If you plan to be using kitchen scraps, keep it close to the back door and also close to the garden so that it will be used on a regular basis and not forgotten.

Home composting uses a variety of techniques, running from passive composting (throw everything into a pile in the corner and leave it alone) to active, which consists of monitoring temperature, turning the pile on a regular basis and adjusting the materials on a regular schedule. A well managed system may produce a finished product in as little as three to four weeks, but this involves some participation, ranging from turning the pile on a regular basis to a major commitment of time and energy.

Is very helpful to have a compost bin enclosed in a structure either homemade or purchased. The bin should measure at least about 3 ft. by 3 ft. and should have air spaces so air circulation can occur. Materials such as used freight pallets, chicken wire, builders’ hardware cloth or concrete blocks can all be utilized to create a three sided structure. You may find it desirable to have two bins, one for fresh material while the composting process is happening in the other bin. Leave one side open for access or create a gate that can be opened for access. A tarpaulin may be used to cover the top of the bin in rainy weather to prevent the compost from getting too wet.

Start your compost pile with a 3 in. layer of course plant material such as small twigs or straw. Next place your first layer of plant and kitchen refuse. The next layer should be a nitrogen rich material such as fresh manure if it is available, fresh grass clippings, fresh hay, or succulent green weeds. If the waste materials are fairly free of soil, a small amount of soil, a compost starter, a layer of old compost or good gardening soil added to each layer will introduce necessary microorganisms.

Water the pile just enough to keep the contents moist but not soaking wet. In a week or two, the pile should heat up to approximately to 160 degrees Fahrenheit. At this temperature many of the weed seeds and harmful organisms will be killed. Approximately a month after this point the pile should be forked over to thoroughly mix the materials in the pile. Repeat this step in another five to six weeks. If the pile is decreasing in size after this time, you will know that it is composting properly.

Another system of composting is called sheet composting. A layer of organic material, about 3 to 4 in thick is spread over your garden, and then covered with a 2 in. layer of soil. The organic material is allowed to decay at least three months prior to cultivating. This can be done over the winter when your garden is fallow and will provide you with a good start for your spring crops.

A different concept of composting that is rapidly gaining in popularity is worm farming, or vermiculture. Small scale vermin-composting is well-suited to turn kitchen waste into high-quality soil, where space is limited. There are suppliers of worm-farming equipment on the internet to help you get started.

About the Author: Dick Murray is a retired urbanite who has kept his passion for gardening alive with the creation of an informational web site dedicated to vegetable gardening basics. More and more families are beginning to grow their own fruits and vegetables due to their increased concern regarding the quality, price and safety of our food supply.

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Buy Mens Accessories To Accessorise}

  • Posted on July 16, 2018 at 1:20 am

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Style-conscious, modern males understand the importance of paying attention to the finer details and accessorising their outfits. Accessories inject any outfit with a touch of individuality, and can be used within a wide variety of looks, too.Whether its a bold pocket square brightening up a dull-looking jacket, or a backpack to carry your daily essentials, a well-developed accessory collection forms the cornerstone of any successful wardrobe.

There are many ways you can achieve a individuality within your outfits. With this in mind, we picked out the key accessories men should buy.

Bags

Once viewed as a convenient item to carry your necessary tools, the bag has gone on to establish itself as a key part of mens wardrobe.While there are many different options to choose from, there are few key styles you should be considering.

The document holder/pouch is not only ideal for carrying your work documents, but its slim silhouette makes it extremely practical.Looks best when paired with your smartest attire. A slim-fitting suit would be perfect; as would a button-down shirt, chinos and blazer combination.

If you are a man who carries around a lot of belongings daily, then consider the backpack.No longer just for kids, this has developed into a practical essential for the modern man. The trick is to step out of your comfort zone. A printed backpack looks best with casual ensembles.

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The ever present hold all is a perfect accessory for long haul flights, and weekend breaks alike. The traditional leather design is perfect for the modern man on the move.

Formal Watch

A watchs most basic function is to tell time, but when dressing formally, it does much more than that. It can subtly compliment an outfit and add class to an appearance. The best watches for formal attires are the simpler watches. Not watches with a million designs or hands or numbers. Twelve numbers, three hands, and a nice plain face will nicely compliment an already nice outfit.

Leather Belt

An absolute essential, this provides the finishing touch to any formal or casual outfit. Opt for a reversible black/brown leather version and you have something that will match both your brown and black shoes.

Hats

A hat truly defines your personal style. This winter, perhaps the biggest accessory trend is the fitted beanie/knit skull caps.This hats slender silhouette ensures it doesnt look out of place with your casual outfits. If colour is not your thing, a neutral coloured design would work equally well.

If you are the kind of guy who likes to push boundaries and follow high fashion, then consider the beret hat. However, if this is too far out of your comfort zone, the classic baker boy makes a great alternative. You can integrate it into both smart and casual looks with ease.

Ties

Ties have always been an essential formal accessory, but gradually we are seeing textured ties creating ripples in the fashion world. Cotton and silk designs are being replaced by heavier fabrics such as cord and flannel. These rugged textures are perfect for the winters, and can beworn with range of different outfits. Choose a checked flannel tie and match it with a slim-cut suit and solid shirt.

Formal/office wear can quickly become stifling in the summer if you dont get your materials right. Choosing a lightweight tie will mark you out as a man who pays attention to the finer details. Cotton, linen or, silk – wear them for weddings, in the office and for any other occasion that requires you to knot up.

Statement Sunglasses

A genuine essential accessory, sunglasses are effortlessly cool. Although aviators, wayfarers and club masters remain popular and timeless, this season sees the rise of statement frames.Everything from modern D-frames to retro round silhouettes are now available in a plethora of bold colours and patterns. Buy a cool pair, and look edgy!

Bracelets

From being considered a style sin, mens jewellery has become wardrobe staple in recent years, and bracelets have led the charge. The easiest piece of jewellery for the modern man to wear and pull off, it adds a touch of personality. Remember the ever stylish Johnny Depp! If you desire something classic, choose the simple leather, and metal bracelets. These materials are extremely masculine, with minimalist versions looking just as good with a t-shirt as they do with a suit.

When accessorising your looks, exercise caution and consideration. Throwing all the above into the mix is always going to come across as try hard, particularly if your canvas is as simple as a shorts and t-shirt combination.But, most importantly, always dress for yourself rather than blindly following trends accentuating your own personality is key.

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Simple Steps To Building A Solar Panel

  • Posted on June 29, 2018 at 1:26 am

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By Alyssa Davis

You can harness the sun’s power to produce your own energy using solar panels. And even though there are some incredibly sophisticated solar panel options on the market, you can also build a solar panel yourself and save big. Solar panel kits and instructions for building solar panels are widely available in local home improvement stores, as well as online, and you can use these kits to build a solar panel for much less expense than buying a pre-fabricated panel. You can also purchase guides for building the panels very inexpensively or find them at your local library. The supplies to build a solar panel run around $200, although that can be more or less depending on the area of the country that you live in.

Uses for Solar Panels

Before you begin your quest of building a solar panel, take some time to reflect on what you will actually be using the panel for. It is unlikely that you want to power your entire home with a solar panel. But keep in mind that everything that you can run from solar energy will end up saving you in the long run, and it will also allow the planet to breathe easier. Evaluate your home and property to be certain that you have an appropriate area to install solar panels. If your home is completely shaded, solar power will not be a great option unless there are some trees that can be trimmed away; if you are shaded by buildings then you may be out of luck. The roof is usually the best location for solar panels, and this will likely be true in your situation, unless your roof is not angled in a way that exposes it to the maximum amount of sunlight possible. In this instance, you may wish to install the panels in a location that is adjacent to the home and that is angled correctly to harness solar energy.

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Selecting Kits or Instructions

Many folks prefer to buy a solar panel kit; this is particularly true if they have little or no experience with solar panel installation. There are also lots of companies that market DIY instructions and guides for installation that will make it a cinch to build and install your own panels easily and quickly, without buying a kit. Dependent upon your individual skill level, you may want to think about buying instructions that are packaged alongside a tutorial video that gives you step-by-step guidance in building your panels. You will find a wide range of price points when it comes to kits, guides, and instructions, as the quality of the instructions and the clarity of the guides is widely varied. Be certain to comparison shop before making a purchase. Doing research about solar panels and their construction and installation online, reading the reviews that other consumers have written, and visiting message boards to read comments from other consumers are all ideal ways to find the right

product for your needs.

Other Things to Consider

Another major consideration when examining the different kits and instructions on the market is to pay close attention to the finished look of the panels. You want to end up with a finished look that will add to, not detract from, the look of your home; you certainly do not wish to end up with a neighborhood eyesore on your roof. By doing careful research and following the directions that come with your product, you should be able to end up with panels that not only look good but that are valuable in reducing your energy consumption and monthly bills as well.

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How To Hire A Kitchen Remodeler In Tucson

  • Posted on May 27, 2018 at 1:22 am

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Your kitchen is the place that your entire family gathers and it is one of the most used rooms in your home. It is also one of the rooms that often needs remodeling repair the fastest. To repair problems in your kitchen or give it a whole new look, it can help to hire a Kitchen Remodeleroffice in Tucson to come out and complete these tasks for you.

If you are tired of the way your kitchen looks, there are many different things that can be done. Depending on how much you would like to spend, you can make a few changes or change everything. With new cabinets, a new paint job, and tile, your kitchen can take on a brand new look, in less time than you might think possible.

The latest kitchen styles are allowing for a more free-flowing design. This gives you limitless options in your design choices and allows you the freedom of choosing what you and your family want and need in your kitchen design.

Your Kitchen Remodeler Tucson can come out and meet with you and your family to get a feel for what you are needing in your kitchen. This will give him or her a good idea of what design choices to offer you. The remodeler will also go over your budget and help you to decide what elements are essential to change and which ones you can afford to keep.

Once you decide on your cabinets, wall colors, and tile, it is time for you and your remodeler to go over the new appliance options that you have. Through these many choices, you can completely renovate your kitchen, not only giving it a more pleasing look, but also giving it more efficiency in use.

If you are ready for a change in your kitchen, contact your Kitchen Remodeler in Tucson company and allow them to come out to your home. By surveying your kitchen and your existing structures, they can formulate a design plan that will give you the look you always dreamed of. After your decision, the remodeling can begin and soon you will have that kitchen that you always wanted.

Knowing Which Furniture Looks Best In Sunroom Plans

  • Posted on March 2, 2018 at 2:00 am

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By David Faulkner

Furniture and accents play a vital role in sunroom, without any you would just have an empty space, depending on what elements your sunroom will endure, will dictate what furniture you should use in your sunroom. Sunrooms are not only a big investment, but are also an attractive asset as well. Sunrooms are used for a variety of functions, but generally providing you with a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your home. In order to even think about relaxing, or entertaining you need to have the right sunroom furniture. This article will discuss methods in choosing the right furniture, for you new sunroom and help you create an idea on how you would like to decorate your new area.

Choosing the Right Sunroom Furniture

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Your new sunroom furniture should make the room feel enjoyable and give it an environment that says,’Relaxing.’ Once you get an idea of how you are going to decorate your sunroom, you need to take into consideration that your sunroom will endure all four-seasons. The furniture that you chose to design your room in must be able to endure, ‘mother nature’ and all of her seasons. To give you a creative nudge, wicker is commonly used in sunroom and patio room additions. Wicker is creative looking, and well put together, from its sturdy construction to its lightweight. Wicker comes in many different forms, for example: tables, chairs, bookcases, lamp bases, and much more. On the down side to wicker, in the cold months the wicker may crack and begin to become moldy, and may require a substantial amount of cleaning. This may not be the type of furniture to use in your sunroom. A more all seasoned and longer lasting furniture choice is metal; it is good source of furniture if you live in a geographical area where winter always seems to outweigh summer, because it can be coated with such materials as PVC, and weather coating for better durability. Another long lasting type of material commonly used is Teak wood, due to its cost friendly attitude and it’s virtually maintenance free attire, it requires little to know keep up. Another positive side to using wood furnishings, it allows you to give your sunroom more of a ‘welcome home’ feel, adding a touch of warmth each time you use your sunroom. Al in all sunrooms come in many shapes, sizes, and styles and decorating will take some thought and effort on your part so do some research and plan a room that fits you and your homes personality and lifestyles.

Now your sunroom plan is coming together as you had expected, its time to get furniture that can withstand the sunroom. If you are unsure about what type of furniture to add to your sunroom, discuss it with the company whom you purchased your sunroom through. They can offer the best advice as to which type will be best for your particular room. The reason special furniture like rattan is usually used in sunrooms is because of the amount of sun that they will endure. Most furniture will fade over the years when exposed to extreme sunlight, so if you don’t use the right furniture, you’ll be replacing your furniture more than you would like.

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Benefits Of Cashing In Pension}

  • Posted on February 8, 2018 at 2:01 am

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You may decide to cash your pension due to one reason or another. You may also choose to transfer your pension to another account. In order to do so, you may need to consolidate your entire pension even those from previous employment.

You may decide to cash your pension due to one reason or another. You may also choose to transfer your pension to another account. In order to do so, you may need to consolidate your entire pension even those from previous employment. It might come as a surprise how much you have in your pension. Therefore, you need to get a company that will help you in cashing in pension by getting even those you had in the past even if you have forgotten.

There are a number of benefits that you get when you cash your pension. The first one is home improvement. You can use the money that you get when you cash your pension to improve your home. For example, you can do renovations around the house and maybe even redecorate. This is a nice way of cashing in pension especially after long years of living in the same house. You can also use the cash to finish payments on your mortgage.

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The second benefit of cashing in pension is to pay off debts. Many people cash pension early so that they can pay off debts that they have accrued due to a number of reasons. If you have made a lot of savings in your pension funds, you can choose to cash pension early so that you can use that money to clear off debts. This is a great idea since you will not be borrowing any money to pay of loans. In addition, since the money is yours you will not be required to refund it or pay back with interest.

You can also cash pension when you need a new car. You may not be able to raise enough money for a new car or you do not wish to seek a car loan. In such a case, it is advisable that you cash your pension so that you can afford to get the car that you want. You can also benefit from a dream holiday once you cash your pension. After long years of work, you know you deserve to get a dream vacation to your destination of choice and cashing in your pension can help you achieve this.

Just because you are going on retirement or resigning from your job does not mean you have to stop earning. For example, you can cash your pension and use the money in order to start a business venture. This is quite beneficial especially for people who may not be happy at their current jobs. Therefore, you can cash your pension so that you afford to start a business that will be something you are passionate about and you love.

Finally, another benefit you get when you cash your pension is that you can pay off credit cards. Even without knowing it, sometimes we may end up using up so many credit cards that leave us bankrupt. Most of these credit cards have high interest loans that make it difficult for one to pay off easily. Therefore, you can cash pension and use the funds to clear such credit.

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What Are Venetian Blinds?

  • Posted on December 22, 2017 at 2:42 am

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By John Schofield

Venetian blinds can be considered as multi-purpose window coverings. They are useful in so many ways. They are more than just plain window treatment because they can make a room look spacious. Moreover, they can help control the amount of light that goes into a room. If you need privacy, these blinds can provide it too. These venetian blinds can give you more value if you use them at home. Their benefits make them popular among homeowners, such as versatility and affordability. They are also flexible because they can suit any room decoration and they can be used to express different taste and personality. There are also different materials that are used in venetian blinds such as metal, PVC, wood, and others.

Choosing Venetian Blinds

In choosing venetian blinds, there are several factors that you need to consider. You cannot just go around picking anything up for your home. First, you have to know how you plan to use the blinds. The right use of the blinds should be kept in mind so that you can pick up the right one for your home. Some homeowners want to control light, maintain privacy or enjoy both. Second, think about where you plan to install the blinds, whether it is indoors or outdoors. Third, make sure that your preferences must be well catered to with the blinds that you will choose.

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Benefits of Venetian Blinds

There are many advantages in using these blinds. These are the reasons why these blinds are preferred by many homeowners. These benefits include the following:

1. They can be customised according to how you would like to place and use them. There are plenty of choices in terms of textures and colours in venetian blinds that can easily match the general decoration at home. These blinds can even be used to enhance the appeal of your home. You can bring your personal preferences by using designs on the slats. When the blinds are closed, the designs will be visible. Aluminium blinds can best provide a metallic finish. Wood venetian blinds are also ideal for use if you want a simple but elegant appeal to a room. Cheaper wooden blinds are those made of faux wood.

2. They are affordable and can be easily installed. When you install these venetian blinds personally, see to it that the blinds are installed straight at the right places. Crooked window blinds will fail to operate well. These blinds can also be bought at affordable prices from a home improvement store.

3. They can be customised to your windows. It is important that these blinds must have the right size that matches the windows where you plan to hang them. Blinds of the wrong size are hard to install. In some cases, they might not even be installed at all. Lightweight blinds should be used well because they are prone to breaking. Damp rag cloth can be used to wipe the dust off the slats. You can use lemon wooden cleaner or lemon oil in cleaning the slats.

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