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by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jul 15, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING
Replies: 2
Views: 988

Re: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING

Dear All, I'm sorry to say, I'm going to have to cancel our meeting of Saturday, 7/18/15 at the Marriott Marquis , due to a cancellation, and not having,firmly confirmed, RSVP attendance. At this point, on Wednesday, 7/15/15, I only have one other person besides myself who is confirmed and will be a...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING
Replies: 2
Views: 988

Re: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING

Hi All, To date, we only have four people, including myself who RSVPed, that they would be attending the meeting. I'm in a bind because I had to cancel the catered breakfast , because I needed 25 people to attend to avoid the hotel's $300.00 catering, room set-up fee. If I had 25 people signed up to...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING
Replies: 2
Views: 988

UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING

UPDATE: SF/BAY AREA & San Jose - 7/18/15 MEETING Hi Chapter 9 - SF/Bay Area Bogleheads AND Chapter 5 San Jose Bogleheads, To Review : What : SF/Bay Area AND San Jose Local Chapter Meeting - (During the, "Money Show") Where : Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 9410...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Being Mr. Bogle's Company has 3 Trillion Dollars
Replies: 15
Views: 2152

Being Mr. Bogle's Company has 3 Trillion Dollars

Being Mr. Bogle's Company has over 3 Trillion dollars under management, has anyone done the math for what his net monetary worth would have been, had he structured his company the way the other mutual fund companies have been structured? The reason I ask is that I'm going to attend, "The Money ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Re: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dear All, I posted at the Bay Area Diehards site, and emailed everyone on our email distribution list, about our next meeting,- In three weeks, and I'm also posting here again. - (I've updated all information, and deleted what no longer applies.) There has recently been interest in having another me...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Re: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dear All, I should have known better when the, "Money Show," says it won't cost anything for the meeting room. They don't charge, but the hotel does . This is the fee chart: For the electricity, the hotel charges by the WATT: 500 WATTS (5 AMPS) - $204 1000 WATTS (10AMPS) - $344 2000 WATTS ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jun 25, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 952

SF/BAY AREA Meeting, Saturday, July 18, 2015

Dear All, There has recently been interest in having another meeting of our San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter. I've been in contact with, Karoline Corbett, who sees to the booking of meeting rooms through, "The Money Show," held this year; 2015 on July 16 - 19. She has welcomed my request. Ei...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?
Replies: 21
Views: 3894

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?

Dear All, and 123-Thank you for "bumping this discussion since there's a mention of the "San Francisco MoneyShow" coming up in a few weeks." It might be a good idea for those in the SF/Bay Area to come up with some suggestions as to where we could meet regularly that meet certain...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]
Replies: 36
Views: 2871

Re: Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]

Thanks Everyone for joining in to give Mel such a nice, "Virtual", festive, Birthday Party . Mel, You're, "Cool," even without an air conditioner! 8-) Hi Taylor, You're welcome. Thank you for your wonderful post about Mel. Hi Patriciamgr2, Thank you for your kind words. We starte...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:11 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]
Replies: 36
Views: 2871

Happy Birthday to Mel [Lindauer]

Hi Mel,

Happy Birthday. Just wanted to let the Bogleheads Community know it is your birthday today. I hope all your birthday wishes come true.

Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday to you,
Happy birthday dear Mel,
Happy birthday to you!

That was 1/10 of the Boglettes singing to you. =)
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:13 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Hi again Mel,

I didn't know you had two sons! :oops:

Of course you are as proud of them, as they are of you, and I hope to have the opportunity to meet them someday. I know you must all be having a wonderful day together.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Happy Father's Day to you Mel, =)

Thank you for your kind words, and all your help and expertise through the years to help me with my investing goals, and advice on other matters also. I know your daughter is so very proud of you, and must be thrilled to have you as her dad.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Thank you Taylor, for your kind words. It is loving, strong men like you, that set the bar so high for the next generations. I know that your children are beyond proud of you, as you have always lead by example. I do think of both you and Mr. Bogle, as my sources of strength as father figures for m...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 21, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: FATHER'S DAY
Replies: 15
Views: 2341

Re: FATHER'S DAY

Happy Father's Day, To Taylor, and to Mr. Bogle, "The Father of Indexing," and to Mel, and to all the fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers and great-great grandfathers in our Bogleheads Community. Knowing many of you has enriched my life since the passing of my father on May 17, 2000...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat May 09, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle
Replies: 40
Views: 2922

Re: Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle

Hi stemikger,

You wrote, "Do you think Jack will see this!! I hope so!!"

Oh yes! Mr. Bogle sees everything. 8-)
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri May 08, 2015 4:59 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle
Replies: 40
Views: 2922

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle

Dear Mr. Bogle,

Happy Birthday. We all hope you have a wonderful birthday, and that all your birthday wishes come true.
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: 2. PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 10
Views: 1433

Re: 2. PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freed

Dear All, I've tried to reach more people at our Facebook Bogleheads site which has 3,357 likes. To date, 1,924 people have been reached there: https://www.facebook.com/Bogleheads?ref=eyJzaWQiOiIwLjUyMzg5MjU2MzI3ODgwOTgiLCJxcyI6IkpUVkNKVEl5UW05bmJHVm9aV0ZrY3k1dmNtY2xNaklsTlVRIiwiZ3YiOiI5NGFkMGE1NTE2...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SIGN PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 182
Views: 14770

Re: Petition for Mr. Bogle:Presidential Medal of Freedom

Please make this happen. Mr. Bogle has given us so much, let's return the favor . Many thanks to D.M. from Fort Bragg, CA for starting this petition. We need 100,000 signatures. Deadline: 3/13/15. To date we have 285 signatures, from 36 states. I'd like to suggest that all the areas in our country ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SIGN PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 182
Views: 14770

Petition for Mr. Bogle:Presidential Medal of Freedom

[Merged to original thread] Dear All, Please sign the petition to have Mr. Bogle receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Let's make this happen! Share with your family, friends, co-workers, and anyone else you can think of. Here is the link: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/john-c-bogle...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/Bay Area BH - Hoping to Come up with a Master Thread
Replies: 0
Views: 392

SF/Bay Area BH - Hoping to Come up with a Master Thread

Dear All, Recently there have been several inquiries about the SF/Bay Area Chapter. Yes, our SF/Bay Area Chapter is active. To date, we now have 187 members on our mailing/distribution list. In the past, I've found it very challenging to plan meetings because people would say they would attend, and ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?
Replies: 21
Views: 3894

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?

Dear All, Thank you for your inquiries about the SF/Bay Area Chapter. At the present time, we have 182 members on our mailing/distribution list. In the past, I've found it very challenging to plan meetings because people would say they would attend, and then cancel at the last minute. One time I fou...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Dec 25, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: My Christmas Message To You -- 70 Years Ago.
Replies: 58
Views: 5647

Re: My Christmas Message To You -- 70 Years Ago.

Thank you Taylor,

for your Christmas Message, your service to our country, and all the help you've given to the Bogleheads, through the years. I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas, and wish you happiness, and good health in 2015.

With best wishes to you always,
Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jan 25, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Taylor's 90th Birthday
Replies: 272
Views: 25133

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TAYLOR

Dear Taylor, Happy Birthday to you. =) Thank you for all you have done for our country and for the Bogleheads. Your friendship has been a precious gift to me, and to all who know you, and those you help daily through your posts here at the Bogleheads forum. I hope you have a wonderful day. With bes...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST
Replies: 537
Views: 17465

Re: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

My best guess is inspired by Mr. Bogle's Birthdate:

1929.58 8-)
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

While on safari, one is always out during the day seeing amazing things, however at night, the sounds you hear are incredible, and are very rarely discussed. What I heard most were zebras, lions roaring, and hyenas. Then one night I didn't know what the heck I was hearing at the Maasai Mara River Ca...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

Hi Frugal Al, Thank you for your kind words. If going to Africa is on your bucket list, don't wait too long. You want to have good eyesight, good hearing-especially for the night sounds, and be somewhat ambulatory, as you can't depend on a cane to tame those lions. ;^) Hi Chaz, Thank you for writin...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:21 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

Thank you James, for your reply. You need to post some of your photos or a link to a site where we can see them! =) I would love to be updated with a trip as recent as yours. Here is a link to a black rhino photo I took, where I got the lighting just right to show off the wrinkles and texture, in th...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

Dear All, If you have an interest in African Wildlife, I hope you will check out my video, a friend posted for me today on, 'Youtube,' titled, "Animals and Birds of Kenya and Tanzania. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjfNwuX3Rc4 In 1988, I visited Nairobi National Park, Amboseli, and Maasai Mara...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fun Interactive Video: Outfox-the-box plus more
Replies: 7
Views: 768

Re: Fun Interactive Video: Outfox-the-box plus more

Thanks Rick,

What fun interactive can be! I got them all right too. 8-) Isn't it a shame, most people don't realize that it really CAN be this easy?
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Happy Father's Day
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: Happy Father's Day

Thank you Chaz, for your kind reply. Hi Taylor, and Mel, It is always wonderful to hear from you. Thank you for your replies. Mr. Bogle, Taylor, and Mel, are great men, and I have been blessed that all three came into my life soon after my dad passed in May 2000. They have been there for me with th...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Happy Father's Day
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father's Day,

to Mr. Bogle, Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and all our Bogleheads fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers. You are a source of wisdom and inspiration to us all.

With fondest wishes to you,
Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: can i buy my sportscar?
Replies: 129
Views: 9420

Re: can i buy my sportscar?

Hi sambb Yes!! Do it. I did, except my dream car is an, All-American, Corvette Convertible. It looks very similar to this: (except the wheels are nicer - chrome 15 spokes special ordered instead of the standard ones.) And I just got my vanity plates about two months ago. They read, "Chery CV&q...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed May 08, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. JOHN BOGLE
Replies: 32
Views: 2658

Re: Happy Birthday Mr. John Bogle

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle, I hope you have a wonderful day, and all your birthday wishes come true. If the, Boglettes; Gail, Pat, Marlene L., Elke, Linda, Sherrie, Patty, Lynn C, Claudia, Normsie, Lily, Debra, Rose, Marlene, Kathy, and I were there, you know we'd all have fun singing to you once aga...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 601

SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013 - CANCELLED

Dear All, Unfortunately, Saturday's meeting on 3/16/13, with Larry Swedroe has been cancelled due people wanting a speaker, to speak in person. I thought the world of Skype would open up a world of possibilities for us in that we could have people share their wisdom with us even if they are not in t...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13
Replies: 8
Views: 1174

Re: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13

Hey Harold, With over 2,700 posts here, you already know Rick is a, 'Rock Star.' 8-) I see you are from S.F. Will you be at the meeting? Or reliving the sixties with your special copies of, "Tiger Beat," featuring the Rolling Stones, Doors, Buffalo Springfield, and Steppenwolf, on March 1...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13
Replies: 8
Views: 1174

Re: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13

Hi shawcroft, Yes, I do too! =) Dear Taylor, Yes, I remember this from the panel of experts at our, Bogleheads National Reunions. Rick has been on several panels through the years, and always answers questions, "without skipping a beat." Just like you. 8-) Hi Twist and FoolStreet (and oth...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13
Replies: 8
Views: 1174

Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13

Dear All, If someone else wants to set up a group meeting, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, (as I will be at work) Rick Ferri, CFA, will make himself available at about 4:00 p.m., for an hour or so, at/near the San Francisco Airport-(SFO). Let me know, at: Kathleenr88@aol.com and I can start a list of ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 7
Views: 1055

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

Hi Eric,

How nice to, 'see' you! I hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day with your sweet bride. =)

Hi Jeri,

Yes, Liz Taylor's jewelry was breathtaking! 8)
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 601

SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013

SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting - Saturday, March 16 2013 Dear All: I would like to announce the information about our next meeting; the second of 2013: Guest Speaker : via, ”Skype”: Mr. Larry Swedroe Those who have laptop computers/ipads/tablets please bring them. =) When: Saturday, March 16, 2013 Fro...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 2131

Re: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose

Dear All, It was nice to see familiar faces and meet many new people today, Friday, 2/15/13. We had a very nice meeting today with eighteen members present. We met at the Old Spaghetti Factory, in San Jose, CA from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. First we introduced ourselves, then ordered our lunches, and then o...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:32 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 2131

Re: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose

Hi Balance,

Thank you for posting. Well, Happy Birthday to your father! 8-)
Yes, you will have to join us next time. I will post what we discussed at our meeting, later tonight.
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 7
Views: 1055

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

Thank you Taylor, 2b2, and Mel,

It is so nice to hear from you.
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 7
Views: 1055

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all. To Mr. Bogle, A Haiku for you: Character, great man Wisdom-vast, freely given Friendship-precious gift Thank you to Taylor and Mel who started our forum-We love you! And thank you to all who contribute of their time and knowledge, and computer expertise to keep our sit...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Taylor
Replies: 81
Views: 5113

Re: Happy Birthday Taylor

Happy Birthday Taylor, I'm sorry I'm late to the party. I hope you had a wonderful birthday. Thank you for your friendship and guidance through the years. You are a great man, and we are fortunate to have the benefit of your wisdom through your many posts, and books. Thank you isn't enough to say, ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:19 am
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 2131

First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/

Dear All, Please RSVP by February 12, 2013, to: Kathleenr88@aol.com We will be having our first meeting of the San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose Chapters 5 & 9 of the Vanguard Diehards/Bogleheads of 2013, in February. When: Friday, February 15, 2013, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 p.m. Where : The Old Spagh...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cat resistant funiture
Replies: 27
Views: 1707

Re: Cat resistant funiture

"Aversion Therapy"

Every time you see the cat start to claw, or come upon it actively clawing furniture, have your squirt gun at the ready. Most of them hate water and this will shock them into not doing that again, lest they be squirted until they learn their lesson. 8-)

Good luck.
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your most intense movie scene
Replies: 155
Views: 11078

Re: Your most intense movie scene

The most intense movie scenes that have stayed with me over the years. 1.) What happens to Clint Eastwood's character at the end in, "The Beguiled." This movie was made long before, "Misery." 2.) The black and white still photography during the ending scene of the original, &quo...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Are Bogleheads having less fun?
Replies: 70
Views: 5726

Re: Are Bogleheads having less fun?

Thanks for asking,

No, Bogleheads don't have less fun. We have more fun. We just are on the faster track than most when it comes to investing, which affords us the fun things we like to buy.

And believe me, This is fun:

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/11369225.jpg

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