If you're running a business in a tourist-heavy country, having signage in English is a smart move. Your smarts go out the window, however, if the English translations you display turns into the wrong kind of funny jokes. We understand that not everyone knows the language well enough not to get lost in translation, but please - don't trust Google Translate to give you anything but an absolutely literal conversion of whatever you type in, making your sign into a hilariously funny fail.

Well, to be fair on Google Translate, it's possible that some of these errors were just honest typos. Other times, these funny signs display the best of both Engrish and Spanglish languages. Either way, scroll down to see the funniest bad translations people have come across during their travels and vote for the most epic fails. Anyone up for a nice 'decomposed Moscow mule' later?

#1

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Hope Floats
Community Member
2 years ago

Given the colour and condition it looks in,I think it would be safe with me..

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#2

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John L
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2 years ago

Now that I think of it, this may be a great way to shrink swollen hemorrhoids. 😜

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#3

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boredhuman
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2 years ago

i prefer a dirty one.

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#4

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Kukku
Community Member
2 years ago

Even that finnish text is not correct 😅

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#5

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Jörg Zingler
Community Member
2 years ago

RIP Paul :(

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#6

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Daniel Losinger
Community Member
2 years ago

This one is correct.

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#7

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EmptySoul
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2 years ago

Zombie kids? Dead slow

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#8

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lotte hoi
Community Member
2 years ago

prayer for a better sign

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#9

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ugaas wiilhoog
Community Member
2 years ago

I guess they used a chicken company for the billboard.

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#10

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EmptySoul
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2 years ago

Not a very healthy choice, eh?

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#11

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John L
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2 years ago

Perhaps we can expect to see Dustin Hoffman, and Laurence Olivier, working there?

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#12

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Nancy E
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2 years ago

Ah, the perfume that smells like a barnyard.

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#13

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Anna Thouvenin
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2 years ago

Who said the Middle East was conservative?

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#14

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Marcus Flatt
Community Member
2 years ago

Yes, but do I have to have it in the shower with me?

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#15

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Claudia Machado
Community Member
2 years ago

It's closed. I wonder why.

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#16

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boredhuman
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2 years ago

You're welcome James.

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#17

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Hope Floats
Community Member
2 years ago

I always thought there was more to a 'Bounty' then meets the eye....

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#18

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

Popeye is not happy reading this

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#19

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Hope Floats
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2 years ago

For some reason...That menu just isn't tempting me..

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#20

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Anna Thouvenin
Community Member
2 years ago

Another math teacher just started crying reading this.

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#21

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Petra Ondruchová
Community Member
2 years ago

"a donkey that intimately trim the skirt" :D

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#22

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

Somewhere in the parallel Universe

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#23

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

Silence of the Lamps

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#24

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

what kind of flamingos are these? :-)

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#25

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Hope Floats
Community Member
2 years ago

Only the "High maintenance " women, who have their hair done in the local salon and shop for clothes in the local "Porn Fashion clothes shop "may 'enter men'.. Now just how would that work?

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#26

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John L
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2 years ago

Yep, about hot/spicy foods, they say you get to enjoy it twice. Once going in, and once coming out. That post above about "Ice Cream In The Ass" makes perfect sense now. :D

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#27

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CatShatBrix
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2 years ago

It's a good point. It is incredibly annoying

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#28

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Clare McDuff
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2 years ago

YOUR mother

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#29

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
2 years ago

they are in the variety of dishes category- variety is the spice of life...

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#30

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Marika Stanway
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg I'm crying laughing 😂 These are hilarious

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#31

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

Pee shoots explain the "salted" almonds

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#32

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Claudia Machado
Community Member
2 years ago

I hope you finally understood that, Manuel!

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#33

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EmptySoul
Community Member
2 years ago

Stuff what? where?

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#34

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
2 years ago

So that's how cyborgs are made...

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#35

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Alex Bunker
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2 years ago

I guess the shrimp does the work while the fish ponders...

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#36

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Anna Thouvenin
Community Member
2 years ago

I wish I knew what they're trying to say...

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#37

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
2 years ago

It's gonna give birth! PUSH! Come on, you can do it!

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#38

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

To be fair, Butt is a legit surname in Pakistan.

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#39

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Neeraj Jha
Community Member
2 years ago

yeah.. No blank calls please

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#40

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

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#41

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CatShatBrix
Community Member
2 years ago

Departure hole --------->

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#42

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Jo Smith
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2 years ago

Nihilistic

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#43

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Valentina Favaro
Community Member
2 years ago

psalm 119.5.3 And their life shall be in the light of Lord Thor

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#44

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Anna Thouvenin
Community Member
2 years ago

Mashrooms

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#45

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Lindsay Ameye
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2 years ago

Nuts problems are the toughest

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#46

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Mikleo
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2 years ago

Emergency cock is a fancy word for dildo.

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#47

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Lara B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor thing... Deserves a holiday once in a while :(

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#48

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Brian Leahy
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2 years ago

No thanks, I'm on a low-crap diet.

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#49

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Just a man
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2 years ago

Go there to meet an average golfer?

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#50

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Petra Ondruchová
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2 years ago

Well, this english course seems legit....

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#51

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Guney Ar
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2 years ago

Please don't. No. Ever ! lol

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#52

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TropicalPanda
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2 years ago

what sorcery is this supposed to be ?

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#53

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Nora Bora
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2 years ago

Schroedinger's floor.

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#54

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

i don't know why, but i don't trust him

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#55

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Tayyib “T410” Cankat
Community Member
2 years ago

Actually it is translated quite well. I think they mean "Press the flush button again to stop water"

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#56

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Also Ansinfer
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2 years ago

Wish my writing looked one tenth this nice

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#57

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Nora Bora
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2 years ago

Well, it IS cruel.

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#58

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Isabel Tamayo
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2 years ago

No, thank you.

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#59

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Nicola Morley
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2 years ago

Where should I throw it, then? In the sink?

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#60

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Keeks
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2 years ago

The seller next door shat fresh chickens. Choices.

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#61

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

so they are pretty forgiving about the first leaning

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#62

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Lara B.
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2 years ago

Poor thing! Go to bed, bread!!

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#63

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CatShatBrix
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2 years ago

So, we have to expensively call taxis?

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#64

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

You ain't providing that??

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#65

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bpanther
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2 years ago

May I penetrate in my car ??

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#66

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

it's called a brothel

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#67

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Keeks
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2 years ago

Aka lawn clippings. May cause itching.

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#68

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Tomatoe
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2 years ago

Both German and English translations are so hilarious that I had to go and actually google this one, to see what it was supposed to say :) It sure takes the art of miss-translation to the next level - Crema de verdura would be vegetable soup - any native Spanish speaker here is welcome to correct :)

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CatShatBrix
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2 years ago

FUUUUUCK NO! NOT COMIC SANS! NOT COMIC FUCKING SANS!

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#70

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Verner Carlberg
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2 years ago

Even though I should walk in the valley of the shadow of death, on the path under the roof of dangerous, I will fear no evil, all though I might cringe a little.... Psalm 23:4, King George III edition

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Guney Ar
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2 years ago

We russians smock. Ya know :d

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mimmini
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2 years ago

kurki=chanterelles, really tasty, but I don't think I will eat them any time soon after reading this...

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