The very premise of this article might sound ridiculous. After all, what could possibly be funny about a global pandemic that has altered our everyday lives, shutting down entire countries, and redefining the very notion of human interaction? In times of crisis, however, when we're scared, don’t know what the hell is going on or when will it all end, comedy seems to be one of the best coping mechanisms and laughter is the best medicine.

So, as the coronavirus continues to spread across the world, let's try and find a sense of reprieve in these dire circumstances, shall we? Bored Panda has collected another series of viral memes, best jokes, and just about everything else that pokes fun at the difficult situation we're currently in.

To check out more funny jokes about coronavirus, fire up our previous posts: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4.

#1

Dr. Anthony Fauci Unveils A Mask That Could Save Millions Of Lives

Dr. Anthony Fauci Unveils A Mask That Could Save Millions Of Lives

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Terd Fergison
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6 months ago

He forgot to cover the nose too. We don't need any more hot air escaping.

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Peter McGraw, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and director of the Humor Research Lab, said he and colleagues have established is that humor can emerge from benign moral violations. These are threats to worldviews that still manage to come off as harmless.

“The things that are bad in our life can also be good fodder for comedy,” McGraw told Inverse. “The act of making cool jokes is about transforming these violations and transforming them into something that is laugh-worthy. It allows us the opportunity to see situations differently.”

#2

Mother Nature

Mother Nature

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Firework
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6 months ago

As soon as coronavirus was announced, I thought this.

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The second benefit, according to the expert, is that it's easier being positive when laughing at a good joke. Studies show that when we hear a joke that resonates with our sense of humor, our brain likes it. As soon as the punch line hits, our brain’s reward system lights up and releases “feel good” neurotransmitters like dopamine, serotonin, and endorphins.

What allows us to find certain serious topics funny is psychological distance, and this is mediated by four dimensions: spatial, temporal, social, and mental. McGraw said that psychological distance is what psychologists call a moderator — it can either turn up or turn down an effect.

“Things that seem absurd are immediately encoded as unreal — even if it’s actually something that is real,” McGraw explained. “That can help enhance the likelihood that it’s seen as amusing.”

#3

Please! Thanks In Advance

Please! Thanks In Advance

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CherryCola♥
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6 months ago

im dying! XD

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A group of researchers also demonstrated that humor can both prevent negative emotions and cure them. In their experiment, participants watched a video of a stand-up routine and a compilation of graphic fatality scenes. When people watched the stand-up before the scary video, it made the fatalities feel less stressful. Meanwhile, when they watched the stand-up afterward, the clip reduced some of the anxiety caused by the first video.

#4

True Dat

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SilverFoX
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6 months ago

Harsh but true.

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#5

Fun Facts!

Fun Facts!

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Foxxy (The original)
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6 months ago

Yeah, why is that?

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#6

Caring About The Important Things

Caring About The Important Things

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Tai Dallen
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6 months ago

More wine!

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#7

They Are Doing Us Some Big Time Favour

They Are Doing Us Some Big Time Favour

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Ninja Kitty
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6 months ago

Yes! Praise the janitors!

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#8

My Bad

My Bad

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Foxxy (The original)
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6 months ago (edited)

How dare you, now we all have to suffer.

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#9

Coronavirus Goverment Briefings

Coronavirus Goverment Briefings

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mph seti
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6 months ago

I hope Trump and his whole crew of sycophants and enablers get sick. That goes doubly for Mitch.

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#10

You Know They Are...

You Know They Are...

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Jace
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6 months ago

Stop fucking censoring the fucking swearing, you fucking children!

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#11

Immortal

Immortal

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slackjack
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6 months ago

.....and Keith Richards.....

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#12

Treasure

Treasure

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Tai Dallen
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6 months ago (edited)

Does your sister want another sibling?

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#13

Introverts

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Demi Zwaan
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6 months ago

They never checked on me. I hope they go insane.

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#14

Blunt

Blunt

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Lara Verne
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6 months ago

Dear James, it's really nice that you think I'm beautiful, but I don't wanna hear it again.

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#15

Hero

Hero

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Kelly Horrigan
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6 months ago

LOL my introver talents are finally being praised!

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#16

Guilty

Guilty

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Sam Kunz
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6 months ago

LITERALLY my mother also. She watched "On becoming a God in Florida" and every hour asking me how much longer this movie was.

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#17

Why Tho

Why Tho

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Koalamonster
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6 months ago

Seriously, people I've never seen outside in three 9 years we've lived in this house. Suddenly they're all outside. With dogs not on leashes, and if they ARE on a leash it's because they're huge, but they've never walked them before so they can't control them anyway... that might just be a "my neighborhood" problem though.

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#18

Isolation

Isolation

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Mihail Dragolov
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6 months ago

Fuck me... I wish I was a circle, at least circles are cute. I've discovered a whole new shape from all the eating.

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#19

How To Be An Alpha Male In 2020

How To Be An Alpha Male In 2020

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CherryCola♥
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6 months ago

George Washington's ghost in 2020

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#20

Day 8

Day 8

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Orillion
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6 months ago

Day 14 of quarantine - It only fooled me for a moment.

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#21

Paging Dr. Gunter To The Burn Unit

Paging Dr. Gunter To The Burn Unit

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Foxxy (The original)
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6 months ago (edited)

Hahaha, coz she knows it’s all bullshit.

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#22

This Situation Is Bringing Out The Best In Us

This Situation Is Bringing Out The Best In Us

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Orillion
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6 months ago

This. Is. AMAZING.

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#23

This Is Her Third Time Going Out For A Walk

This Is Her Third Time Going Out For A Walk

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Jace
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6 months ago

I’m imagining this animated by Terry Gilliam...

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#24

Shocked! Shocked!

Shocked! Shocked!

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JessG
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6 months ago

He's protected by the orange shield

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#25

Andy Is The Awesome

Andy Is The Awesome

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Juniper
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6 months ago

Uhm...does he deliver to Europe as well?

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#26

We Won't Expect It

We Won't Expect It

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Freya the Wanderer
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6 months ago

May: Kaiju June: Locusts July: Fiery hail August: Cats learn to use guns September: AI revolt October: Radioactive tornadoes November: Supervolcano erupts December: Klingons invade

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#27

Creepy Times

Creepy Times

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FloC
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6 months ago

In Walking Dead, they never found huge stash of toilet paper in people's home...

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#28

It's True Tho

It's True Tho

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Tai Dallen
Community Member
6 months ago

accurate

John Bourne
Community Member
6 months ago

yeah because every job you have worked was created by some broke person.

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Jim Kang
Community Member
6 months ago

Rich people "We want to help everyone improve our economy". Also Rich people "Gives us all the money, it'll help everyone, honest" ARP "Shit, sorry for bankrupting all of the large important companies"

Sarah Stalder
Community Member
6 months ago

Again

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Jim Kang
Community Member
6 months ago

Really dude? I never said individuals can't be greedy. One average, non billionaire, being greedy makes zero difference to society. One billionaire/Corporation being greedy can make an enormous impact on thousands, maybe even millions of others.

Gudrun Minton
Community Member
6 months ago

The biggest lie invented by the 1%.

Bob Beltcher
Community Member
6 months ago

Yes, that's why Keynes preached Trickle Up which is what Obama did in 2009. And guess what, we just ended the longest bull market in recorded history. Imagine that.

WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
6 months ago

Trickle down describes the process exactly. Money is like water; it always trickles down to where there's more water. You all have been getting it wrong from the start. The 1% gets the money the last, but they also get to keep it.

Ben Smith
Community Member
6 months ago

Lmao. Fuckin’ lazy whiners

#Letallexsistwithdignity
Community Member
6 months ago

And yet the Regan era had a strong Economy.

Bull Syndicate
Community Member
6 months ago

That is incorrect. So if you give or people money what happens? They turn around and give it to the 1%. The fact is the 1% end up with all the money because of financial education. If anyone reading this wants to be financially independent they can simply stop doing what 95% of people do. If you want to grow an economy you give money to financially educated people who just happen to be in the top 5%. Did you know the government subsidizes these people to create jobs for society? Everything an individual does that benefits society and relieves the government from having to do is subsidized by the government. If you build housing for the poor you are golden. If you create large amounts of jobs, you are golden. If you run large housing companies like apartment complexes, you are taken care of tax-wise. Perhaps reading about why the tax laws are the way they are and why the 5% benefit the most would be helpful to you.

Cheryl Steyn
Community Member
6 months ago

True story.

Sam T Godfrey
Community Member
6 months ago

Hey! There's some rancid butter dripping on the sidewalk from the skies!

Kevin Hickey
Community Member
6 months ago

Let's give rich people all of the money and then maybe they'll let us work for them to get it back!

Bull Syndicate
Community Member
6 months ago

You have three choices. (1) Be a leader and create your own money and even jobs (2) Be an employee (3) Be a victim and collect a gov check

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Sandra Llewelyn
Community Member
6 months ago

So true - can we try to change that after the crisis and not go back to normal?

Bull Syndicate
Community Member
6 months ago

You have three choices. (1) Be a leader and create your own money and even jobs (2) Be an employee (3) Be a victim and collect a gov check

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Mike Rodrick
Community Member
6 months ago

Only under republican administrations.

John Bourne
Community Member
6 months ago

Dang republicans, always cutting regulations, how dare they!

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BUMMERS
Community Member
6 months ago

Insanity:doing the same thing over & over expecting different results. Republicans:"Lets give tax breaks to the rich..."

Bull Syndicate
Community Member
6 months ago

Do you know why democrats and republicans give tax cuts to the rich though? Perhaps you should read tax laws which are written by both parties. You have three choices. (1) Be a leader and create your own money and even jobs (2) Be an employee (3) Be a victim and collect a gov check

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Miraculous Klutz
Community Member
6 months ago

Exactly! Everyone should get amount of money by how hard they work.

Podunkus
Community Member
6 months ago

Then your tears trickle down your cheeks, that’s what.

Alma Griffin
Community Member
6 months ago

Too true to be funny

Mario Clouâtre
Community Member
6 months ago

eh... and THEN what?

Desiré Yen
Community Member
6 months ago

Huh I don't get it?

GeeGee
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6 months ago

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Ignorance

Vanities
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6 months ago

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All the lefties be like...I don't know how to start companies and employ thousand but I want your money.

Lip
Community Member
6 months ago

Lol you just spew venom and have no idea what you're talking about. Just bipartisan to have something to stand for so you have an excuse to be an ass

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The western nations have the highest living standards of any humans to have every lived. Thankful? Nope. "They have way more money than me so they must be bad". If you really felt so strongly, you'd quit working for large corporations. There's no chance this woman would have that house without capitalism. Sorry.

Jim Kang
Community Member
6 months ago

You're missing the point, yes capitalism helped her life life style, the part your missing is how much more it's helped the wealthy compared to everyone else. The wealthy can sustain their life style and improve others, without being greedy fucks.

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#29

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

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Tai Dallen
Community Member
6 months ago

You're looking at the wrong thing. It's her unicorn tear dust latte that'll save us all!

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#30

Wear A Mask And May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

Wear A Mask And May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

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JessG
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6 months ago

Unfortunately, that'll be me today

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#31

That Was Fast

That Was Fast

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Stannous Flouride
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6 months ago

Many people consider the things government does for them to be social progress but they regard the things government does for others as socialism. ~Chief Justice Earl Warren

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#32

Mario Is Displeased

Mario Is Displeased

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JessG
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6 months ago

Sadly, it's the other way around now. U.S. now has more cases than anywhere else

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#33

Do Not Forget The Indoor Pool

Do Not Forget The Indoor Pool

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Tai Dallen
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6 months ago

And the gym... game room... giant yard...

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#34

Dutch Weather During Covid-19

Dutch Weather During Covid-19

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Tai Dallen
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6 months ago

What's this sun that you speak of...

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#35

Lol

Lol

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Full Name
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6 months ago

Video or it didn't happen.

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#36

Finally

Finally

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Stimpy
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6 months ago

oooooh, I missed them

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#37

People In Jeans

People In Jeans

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Not what you think.
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6 months ago

Are you telling me people wear something other than pajamas when they are at home?

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#38

Hope You Guys Get Though These Tough Times

Hope You Guys Get Though These Tough Times

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Dutch VanZandt
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6 months ago

Sadly true... many businesses will fail, even established ones.

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#39

How Do You Guys Find Funny Titles?

How Do You Guys Find Funny Titles?

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Foxxy (The original)
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6 months ago (edited)

Just be grateful it wasn’t a positive pregnancy test lol.

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#40

Trust No One

Trust No One

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Music Mania
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6 months ago

everyone who suffers from seasonal allergies everywhere

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