It's a concept as old as Adam and Eve. However, while Christianity continues to decline in the US at a rapid pace, forbidden snacks are still very, very relevant. At least on the Internet.

Bored Panda has already covered the topic here and here but pictures of these heavenly delights keep popping up all over social media, so we have to keep up. Plus, since our first publication on forbidden snacks, a subreddit of the same name was born too, it's the perfect opportunity to show it some love as well—some images in this list come from there!

The online community is obsessed with inedible objects that are tasty to the eye, but not to the mouth, so if you like what you see below, feel free to become one of its 911,000 members. From pebbles that look like toast to a hairdo you could sell as ramen, they've got it all.

In the meantime, continue scrolling and enjoy our refined selection of the not-so-heavenly delights.

#1

Forbidden Mayonnaise

Forbidden Mayonnaise

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
1 month ago

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who puts mayonnaise on bread??

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One of the moderators of r/ForbiddenSnacks, Blank-Cheque, told Bored Panda that the subreddit has been successful right from the start. "It had 100,000 subscribers in early 2018, according to FrontPageMetrics," they said.

"[I think it has become popular because] inedible stuff that looks like food is simply interesting—just look at the Tide POD meme."

#2

Manatees Being Fed Sweet Potatoes. While Looking Like Sweet Potatoes

Manatees Being Fed Sweet Potatoes. While Looking Like Sweet Potatoes

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

Omg that’s so cute

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For those of you who are too young to remember, the multi-national consumer goods corporation Procter & Gamble introduced the Tide PODS laundry detergent packs in February 2012, and poison control centers got quite a few calls due to children consuming the product.

In fact, according to Know Your Meme, a website dedicated to documenting Internet culture, the 'forbidden snack' term grew alongside the rise of the Tide POD Challenge—a dare game involving the consumption of these detergent capsules—to include other foods that look like they might be snacks.

#3

Grape Agate From Indonesia

Grape Agate From Indonesia

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troufaki13
Community Member
1 month ago

This is so beautiful!! I love the color!!

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#4

Forbidden Everything

Forbidden Everything

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Jonquil Dakin
Community Member
1 month ago

Now that's just plain mean

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Although forbidden snacks is definitely a niche subject, Blank-Cheque believes the subreddit is governed by the same Reddit laws as other communities. "Like most large subreddits, I don't think the community really has features unique from Reddit as a whole. If the people here are funny then Redditors are funny in general," they said.

There are frequent reposts like the puppies that look like fried chicken or the mineral that looks like steak but the moderator team try their best to keep the sub fresh.

#5

Forbidden Ramen

Forbidden Ramen

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

Doggo is like “ awww yea warm sunny day, in a relaxing pool “

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#6

Sea Glass, Looks Like Candy

Sea Glass, Looks Like Candy

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

Oooo pretty

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Sadly, some people have a really hard time resisting some of these forbidden snacks. Like Bored Panda mentioned in our previous forbidden snack list, there's actually an eating disorder that makes the sufferer feel a compulsion to eat non-food items. It's called pica, and it's quite rare; pica often occurs with other mental health disorders associated with impaired functioning (e.g., intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia).

#7

Carved Green Onyx Gemstone Grapes. I’m Salivating

Carved Green Onyx Gemstone Grapes. I’m Salivating

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

This is gorgeous! I'd display them in my curio cabinet.

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#8

Lately, I've Been Having A Craving For Grilled Cheese, Then I Noticed My Calendar And It All Made Sense

Lately, I've Been Having A Craving For Grilled Cheese, Then I Noticed My Calendar And It All Made Sense

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IzzieM
Community Member
1 month ago

Now I'm craving grilled cheese....thanks.

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#9

A Giant Broccoli

A Giant Broccoli

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

AAAaA the veggies are here to attack! RUN!!!

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Common cravings in people with pica include the urge to eat soil, coal, rust, chalk and paper. In these individuals, pica usually is a sign that the body is trying to correct a significant nutrient deficiency. The good thing is that treating this deficiency with medication or vitamins often solves the problem.

#10

This Rock Looks Like A Steak

This Rock Looks Like A Steak

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Sum Guy
Community Member
1 month ago

Look at that marbling

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#11

Pass Me A Banana. Actually, I’m Alright

Pass Me A Banana. Actually, I’m Alright

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Yettichild
Community Member
1 month ago

Danger noodle hangin' with his homies.

Kira Okah
Community Member
1 month ago

It's a python - just a nope rope, not a danger noodle.

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Cupcake168
Community Member
1 month ago

Cute little face, it looks like the snake is waiting for somebody get pranked.

TexasWoman
Community Member
1 month ago

Look at that cute lil smile! He's saying "don't go bananas on me!"

J. F.
Community Member
1 month ago

Oooh, such a cute Nope Rope!

Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

"Sssssup?"

Peter Bear
Community Member
1 month ago

Ohai, do not mind, I am not snek, I am clearly nanner. But will take boops if hoomin offers.

Sonja_kitty
Community Member
1 month ago

Awww look at da baby, they so happy!

Sonja_kitty
Community Member
1 month ago

I just wanna hoop so bad!

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glowworm2
Community Member
1 month ago

Aw! What a cute little guy!

Max
Community Member
1 month ago

boop that snoot

Autumn
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Aww danger noodle's so cute! ( he's actually just a nope rope but still)

Linda HS
Community Member
1 month ago

Another snek

CAILIN FRITSCH
Community Member
1 month ago

i didn't notice till i saw the head XD

shonie
Community Member
1 month ago

can i have him/her it is so freaking adorabe! crunchy

Sophie Renda
Community Member
1 month ago

crunchy? I'm confused.

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Ila Chakravarthy
Community Member
1 month ago

aww, the sweet nope rope found friends!

WiTchY_WoMaN
Community Member
1 month ago

Aww he's so cuteee !

Karen Grace
Community Member
1 month ago

It's adorable!!!

Rissie
Community Member
1 month ago

Very pretty snanana.

CincyReds
Community Member
1 month ago

Little snake is just like What? I blend

yesyes?
Community Member
1 month ago

Hello do you have a moment to talk about our lord and ssssavior?

Sami Moran
Community Member
1 month ago

Looks at the sweet little face😭

Nikki Sevven
Community Member
1 month ago

He's cute!

Ratatouille
Community Member
1 month ago

Must. Boop. Snoot!!!!!!

Faith Nicole
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I hate snakes and they scare me, but this one is a cutie... just his face, the body still freaks me out

OhForSmegSake
Community Member
1 month ago

His lil face!!!

Jackie C.
Community Member
1 month ago

The cute little face.

TheHolyFatherOfToast
Community Member
1 month ago

Look at his smile! And his mustache!

Nicholas Williams
Community Member
1 month ago

AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

Marilyn Slater
Community Member
1 month ago

What a beauty cutie!

Lynn Morello
Community Member
1 month ago

Cute.

Ксения Петровская
Community Member
1 month ago

What a cute muzzle this banana has!

Iara Ra
Community Member
1 month ago

Beautiful

MAKtheknife
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh, it's a cute snake! I thought at first it might be a banana slug.

angelica H
Community Member
1 month ago

cool snake.

Jillian B.
Community Member
1 month ago

Cute little boop noodle!

EnderGuardian
Community Member
1 month ago

*boop*

Ivy Ruonakoski
Community Member
1 month ago

What a cutie!!

Maya
Community Member
1 month ago

snEk

GaeFrog
Community Member
1 month ago

Slither banana

Xylle Flora
Community Member
1 month ago

Awww

Alejandro The Great
Community Member
1 month ago

snek

tuzdayschild
Community Member
1 month ago

noooooo

Toea Muresan Iulia
Community Member
1 month ago

cute

A.J Milne
Community Member
1 month ago

The nope rope...

Tim Barnhart
Community Member
1 month ago

Doop!

소피아
Community Member
1 month ago

I said snacc instead of snake.

Slime11IsSus
Community Member
1 month ago

no no noo no NOPEEE

Rihanna Perez
Community Member
1 month ago

oh no that banana is gonna eat you!

Tacocat
Community Member
1 month ago

Snake snoot boop

KimTx
Community Member
1 month ago

His little face!

Sasha Kuleshov
Community Member
1 month ago

Holy f*ck! o_o

Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

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The sneks like “ owo hewo eat me plz “

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#12

I Almost Ate A Praying Mantis That Was In My Salad

I Almost Ate A Praying Mantis That Was In My Salad

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Jonquil Dakin
Community Member
1 month ago

That can't be sanitary

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#13

Forbidden Thanksgiving Turkey

Forbidden Thanksgiving Turkey

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Yettichild
Community Member
1 month ago

Took me a second. It's a hairless cat cleaning itself.

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#14

Forbidden Avocado

Forbidden Avocado

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Good camouflage. At least there are some edible one there. (I hope)

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#15

The Wood In This Tree Looks Like Spaghetti And Tomato Sauce

The Wood In This Tree Looks Like Spaghetti And Tomato Sauce

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Tess the ferret
Community Member
1 month ago

How does this happen??

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#16

I Found A Rock That Looks Like Bread With A Bite Taken Out Of It

I Found A Rock That Looks Like Bread With A Bite Taken Out Of It

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Ty Stratton-Quirk
Community Member
1 month ago

It didn't taste very good. That's why I stopped after one bite.

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#17

Forbidden Honey

Forbidden Honey

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Keep in the washroom vanity where it belongs.

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#18

Still Can’t Believe It’s Not Ham

Still Can’t Believe It’s Not Ham

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago

It is! It came from the golden pig.

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#19

Forbidden Crème Brulée

Forbidden Crème Brulée

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

Is that lava!? Definitely forbidden, plz don’t eat that XD

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#20

My Over-Baked Lap Croissant

My Over-Baked Lap Croissant

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Yettichild
Community Member
1 month ago

Nothing better than a warm croissant.

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#21

Mmmmmm... Caramels

Mmmmmm... Caramels

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
1 month ago

Thats beautiful... nature is really amazing

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#22

Vintage Forbidden Candy Identification Chart

Vintage Forbidden Candy Identification Chart

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago

Precisely why we need safety regulations.

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#23

This Rosso Levanto Marble Looks Like Raw Meat

This Rosso Levanto Marble Looks Like Raw Meat

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LazyPanda
Community Member
1 month ago

Apparently it's not hard to look like raw meat

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#24

Caught Our Japanese Exchange Student About To Drink This Because It Says "Soda" And Has Fruit On The Label

Caught Our Japanese Exchange Student About To Drink This Because It Says "Soda" And Has Fruit On The Label

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

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* gulp gulp gulp *

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#25

Forbidden Ice Cream

Forbidden Ice Cream

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Sum Guy
Community Member
1 month ago

Sooner or later, you'll find a snake in one of these lists. I'm out

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#26

My Buddy's Soap And Dish Look Like A Fried Egg

My Buddy's Soap And Dish Look Like A Fried Egg

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

Purposefully done maybe coz there is another soap dish to the right.

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#27

Forbidden Fried Chicken (It’s Calcite)

Forbidden Fried Chicken (It’s Calcite)

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 month ago

A nugget of Calcite.

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#28

Juicy Pomegranate Seeds

Juicy Pomegranate Seeds

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7 Second Ninja
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't like the sharp taste.

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#29

Forbidden Honey Bun

Forbidden Honey Bun

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

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Sneks like “ I hate you “

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#30

These Forbidden Oreos Are Actually Methamphetamine Disguised As Decorative Aztec Calendar Wheels

These Forbidden Oreos Are Actually Methamphetamine Disguised As Decorative Aztec Calendar Wheels

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
1 month ago

A special kind of forbidden food.

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#31

Can't Tell If Rust Stained Tarp Or World's Largest Burrito Just Casually Chilling On The Sidewalk

Can't Tell If Rust Stained Tarp Or World's Largest Burrito Just Casually Chilling On The Sidewalk

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago

Definitely world's largest burrito just casually chilling on the sidewalk.

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#32

Forbidden Coffee

Forbidden Coffee

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Tiredpossum
Community Member
1 month ago

so what is in his hand? The forbidden or not forbidden?

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#33

This Rock That Looks Like A Half-Eaten Potato

This Rock That Looks Like A Half-Eaten Potato

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
1 month ago

thats so cute! I want one now.

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#34

This Forbidden Ravioli Is Actually A Sea Star

This Forbidden Ravioli Is Actually A Sea Star

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm sure there are people who would eat a sea star.

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#35

Forbidden Pork Belly

Forbidden Pork Belly

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 month ago

would give a beautiful paperweight for a butcher

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#36

Anyone Know What Kind This Is? Fried Egg Jellyfish

Anyone Know What Kind This Is? Fried Egg Jellyfish

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troufaki13
Community Member
1 month ago

Poached egg

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#37

Bowling Ball Broke At Work. It Looks Like A Forbidden Babybel Cheese

Bowling Ball Broke At Work. It Looks Like A Forbidden Babybel Cheese

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CATMONSTER2018
Community Member
1 month ago

Is that cement on the inside?

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#38

Forbidden Sour Gummy Hippo (Crystallizing Soap)

Forbidden Sour Gummy Hippo (Crystallizing Soap)

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago

YAS, gummy hippos

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#39

Forbidden Tortilla (Rusted Metal Paint)

Forbidden Tortilla (Rusted Metal Paint)

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Yeah, that's tasty.

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#40

Forbidden Sorbet

Forbidden Sorbet

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago

Strawberry ice cream!

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#41

Forbidden Soup

Forbidden Soup

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Kailey Anderson
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

The octopus is like * ultimate grump grump face * “ I’m no soup “

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#42

Was Making My Homemade Laundry Detergent And I Had To Stop Myself From Grabbing A Pinch Like When I Normally Shred Cheese

Was Making My Homemade Laundry Detergent And I Had To Stop Myself From Grabbing A Pinch Like When I Normally Shred Cheese

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Mohsie Supposie
Community Member
1 month ago

The soap bar itself already looks like cheese.

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#43

I Found A Pebble That Looks Like A Slice Of French Toast

I Found A Pebble That Looks Like A Slice Of French Toast

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Eva the Egg
Community Member
1 month ago

thanks for the craving

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#44

These Pancake-Looking Mushrooms I Found

These Pancake-Looking Mushrooms I Found

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Mmm, now I want to go to IHOP.

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#45

Just Throwing Some Meat On The Grill

Just Throwing Some Meat On The Grill

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Tiredpossum
Community Member
1 month ago

I was like "Whats wrong with it?" Until I remembered the title of the article.

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