Flying Scotsman

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Feeling Nostalgic? Bring Back Classic Games in Windows 10

(So nobody actually sent me this – I went looking.  If you’re on Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 and are missing the old classic games as last seen on Windows 7 – Solitaire and the rest – here’s how you can get them back.  Ed.)

http://news.softpedia.com/news/feeling-nostalgic-bring-back-classic-games-in-windows-10-489413.shtml

Live Concert – Elvis Presley in 1977 !!!‏

Any Elvis Fans
This just makes me want to cry for him, sad
                                                                A piece of real history—-enjoy!!!!!!!

      

This song was sung on June 20th 1977 and Elvis died on the 18th of August 1977, 37 years ago.   Somebody discovered this recording of the REAL ELVIS…

He had just recorded this song and it was not even on the market. Two weeks prior of this song coming out, he sang it for the first time in public….  You could see that he was not well.

 

What “Cool” really means!‏

What “Cool” really means!

50 Classy People From The Past Who Remind Us What “Cool” Really Means!

Our society has come a long way in the past few decades but we’ve completely forgotten what it’s like to be classy. Let’s take a lesson from these masters of “old school cool.”

6 time Golden Globe winner Paul Newman boating in Venice during a film festival. (1963)

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Elspeth Beard, shortly after becoming first Englishwoman to circumnavigate the world by motorcycle. The journey took 3 years and covered 48,000 miles.

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Marlon Brando’s screen test in “Rebel Without A Cause”. (1955)

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Children of Chicago. (1941)

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The gorgeous necklines of the 1950s.

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Audrey Hepburn at a premiere on September 14, 1953.

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An old family photo from the early 1900s.

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Sigourney Weaver in a suit.

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Women boxing on a roof in LA. (1933)

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A young Harrison Ford.

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A young boy stealing the show, back when middle school kids knew how to dance. (1950)

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Cosmos host and astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson at a college wrestling match.

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Clint Eastwood with actresses Olive Sturgess and Dani Crayne in San Francisco, 1954.

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The original way to ‘text’ in Class. (1944)

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A young Sean Connery relaxing on the couch.

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A gang of greasers in NYC, 1950.

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Caroline Kennedy walks ahead while her father, the most powerful man in the world, carries her doll. (1960)

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Teenagers and their first car. (1950s)

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Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his cabinet – 1968. These men knew how to wear a suit.

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Diana Rigg (Olenna Tyrell from Game of Thrones) in 1967.

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Sophia Loren, one of the only actresses to win an Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe awards.

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A famous quote of hers: “Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.”

Ellen O’Neal, the greatest woman freestyle skateboarder in the 1970s.

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Three boys pose for a camera on the streets of Jamaica.

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A man ice skating in a suit. (1937)

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A businessman doubling as a graffiti artist.

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The Beatles before they were famous.

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This is how teenagers dated in the 1950s.

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High school fashion feature in Life Magazine (1969).

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Leather clad English rocker girl.

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Frank Sinatra stepping out of a helicopter with a drink.

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A young Kevin Spacey (1980s).

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Dean Martin & Angie Dickinson on the

set of Rio Bravo, 1959.

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Girl with typewriter and a smoke.

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A couple on Michigan Avenue in Chicago (1975).

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A stylish couple in the rain in London (1963).

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip at the horse races (1968).

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Muhammad Ali looking dapper.

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David Bowie’s mug shot.

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Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger sit opposite each other on a train to Bangor. (1967)

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A salesman has his motorized roller skates refueled at a gas station. (1961)

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A young Michael Caine in 1959.

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Brigitte Bardot visits Pablo Picasso at his studio

near Cannes in 1956.

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A couple dancing in a 1950’s “Be Bop” theater as

everyone looks on.

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Jimi Hendrix backstage at Monterey Pop Festival, 1967.

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Girl on a scooter. (1969)

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Ernest Hemingway’s striking passport photo. (1923)

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The definition of old school cool. Cary Grant in the 1950s.

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The people we aspired to be decades ago are much different than the celebrities we look up to today.

The values of our past have nearly vanished, but I’m hoping that if everyone sees this, they might be

convinced to get back to our roots. Please share and remind everyone what “cool” used to be like!

morning smiles‏

HOPE THESE MAKE EVERYONE SMILE
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PAY ATTENTION MEN
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YOUNG PEOPLE TODAY WON’T GET THIS ONE
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WHY DIDN’T I THINK OF THAT
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WOW ANOTHER COOL IDEA
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OH HOW FUNNY

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THIS MAN JUST RESTORED FAITH IN HUMANITY
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SAD BUT TRUE, ADAM CAN YOU DO THIS TO MINE, PLEASE
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YEP I USE THEM FOR CAT LITTER, IT’S CALLED REPURPOSING
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NINETY EIGHT YEARS AGO

A boy chained his bike to a tree, 98 years ago, then went to fight in WWI.


The tree is on Vashon Island, which is between Tacoma and  Seattle Washington.

Quite amazing!



NINETY EIGHT YEARS AGO

Lost in the Fifties- Another Time, Another Place

Check out this video on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjj9VKKSV2g&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Stainless Steel Car

1936 Stainless Steel Ford
Compiled and forwarded by: Phil Masters.Canada.
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In 1935, officials at Allegheny Ludlum Steel Division and the Ford Motor Company collaborated on an experiment 
that would become a legacy and a tribute to one of the most dynamic metals ever developed.
Allegheny Ludlum, a pioneer producer of stainless steel, proposed the idea of creating a stainless steel car to Ford.
The idea took shape in the form of a 1936 Deluxe Sedan.
That car became the centerpiece of a campaign to expose the public to the new metal and its many uses.

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This is the 1936 Ford Tudor Sedan built for and owned by Allegheny Ludlum Steel.
This is 1 of only 4 in existence and is the only one currently in running and in road worthy
 condition.
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The jaw-dropping beauty offered here is one of that tiny production run,
recently restored by Lon Kruger, one of the world’s best restorers.
The car utilizes the standard 221/85 HP flathead mated to a 3-speed manual and working Columbia overdrive,
and has been driven just 18 miles since its restoration.
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The only privately owned example, it won 2 trophies at the Early V-8 Club Auburn 2009 event,
First Place at the 2009 Hershey AACA event and was nominated for the 2009 AACA Car of the Year.
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The car is in exceptional condition, with the interior and even the frame looking great.
All 4 cars each had over 200,000 miles on
 them before they removed them from service.
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These cars were built for Allegheny as promotional and marketing projects.
The top salesmen each year were given the honor of being able to drive them for one year.
The V-8 engine (max 85 hp) ran like a sewing machine and
was surprisingly smooth and quiet.

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I thought this was a much better looking automobile than the Ford Thunderbird that visited us last year.
FYI, the car was insured (we were told) for the trip to Louisville via covered trailer for $1.5 million.
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We were also told that the dies were ruined by stamping the stainless car parts, making these the last of these cars ever produced.

Some unique graveyards‏

1. Aircraft Boneyard , USA
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The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), often called The Boneyard
is located near Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson , Arizona . For those of you that have
never seen it, it’s difficult to comprehend the size of it.
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The number of aircraft stored there and the precision in the way they are parked is impressive. Another important fact is that they are all capable of being returned to service if the need ever arises.
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AMARG is a controlled-access site, and is off-limits to anyone not employed there without the
proper clearance. The only access for non-cleared individuals is via a bus tour which is conducted
by the nearby Pima Air & Space Museum . Bus tours are Monday through Friday only. Both the
museum and the Bone Yard are very popular attractions in the Arizona desert.
2. Ship Graveyard , Mauritania
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The city of Nouadhibouis the second largest city in Mauritania and serves as the country’s
Commercial center. It is famous for being the location of one of the largest ship graveyard in
the world. Hundreds of rusting ships can be seen all around, in the water and on beaches.
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One of the most commonly read explanation for that situation is that Mauritanian harbor officers
were taking bribes and allowing ships to be discarded in the harbor and around the bay. This
phenomenon started in the 80’s after the nationalization of the Mauritanian fishing industry,
numerous uneconomical ships were simply abandoned there.
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The city of Nouadhibou is one of the poorest locations in the world. Right over these phantom
beaches there are people living inside the huge merchant boats.

3. Train Cemetery , Bolivia
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One of the major tourist attractions of southwestern Bolivia is an antique train cemetery. It is located
3 km (1.9 MI) outside Uyuni and is connected to it by the old train tracks. The town served in the past
as a distribution hub for the trains carrying minerals on their way to the Pacific Ocean ports.
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The train lines were built by British engineers who arrived near the end of the 19th century and
formed a sizable community in Uyuni. The rail construction started in 1888 and ended in 1892.
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The trains were mostly used by the mining companies. In the 1940s, the mining industry collapsed,
partly due to the mineral depletion. Many trains were abandoned thereby producing the train
cemetery. There are talks to build a museum out of the cemetery.

4. Vozdvizhenka Aircraft Graveyard , Russia
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Littered with at least 18 gutted Tupolev Tu-22M Backfires of the 444th Heavy Bomber Regiment,
Vozdvizhenka air base resembles a post-apocalyptic landscape. Entering this barren place, located
near Ussuriysk in the Primorsky Krai region of Far East Russia, 60 miles (95 km) north of
Vladivostok and 40 miles (65 km) from the Chinese border, is like taking a step back in time.
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The 444th Regiment was disbanded in 2009, with some aircraft transferred to the Belaya Air Base
and others dismantled (removed engines, equipment, and with holes cut in the fuselage).
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The aircraft carcasses are awaiting final metal cutting. Currently based at the airfield is the
aviation commandant of Khurba airbase and the 322 Aircraft Repair Factory.

5. Anchor Graveyard , Portugal
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Among the dunes of Tavira island, in Portugal , there’s an impressive anchor graveyard called the
Cemitério das Âncoras. It was built in remembrence of the glorious tradition of tuna fishing with large
nets fixed with these anchors, a fishing technique already invented by the Phoenicians.
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Tavira used to be a place devoted to the tuna fishing. They built up this anchor graveyard to
remember those who had to quit their occupation when the big fish abandoned the coasts.

6. Soviet Tank Graveyard , Afghanistan
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On the outskirts of Kabul , Afghanistan there’s a massive collection of abandoned Soviet battle
Vehicles left behind after the failure of a massive eastern bloc military occupation of the
country in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
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The Soviets left in a hurry and couldn’t be bothered to find a way to get broken-down tanks back
home, so now they sit, partially stripped and covered in graffiti.
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Afghanistan has few recycling facilities, so this cemetery of tanks will likely remain where it is
for many more years as a reminder of the Russian invasion.

7. Submarine Graveyard , Russia
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The area around Nezametnaya Cove, close to the town of Gadzhiyevo , in Murmansk Oblast on
the Kola Peninsula , is a cemetery where is located a lot of old Russian submarines. After serving
their duty underwater, the submarines were brought to this restricted-access zone in the 1970s
and then forgotten.
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Locals said that some of the old submarines were used for target practice in military exercises and
often sunk, an employment of the old “out of sight, out of mind” strategy. Others were simply left in
the bay to rust and rot, floating to the surface like so many whale carcasses.

8. Moynaq Ship Graveyard , Uzbekistan
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Moynaq is a city in northern Karakalpakstan in western Uzbekistan . Home to only a few thousand
residents at most, Moynoq’s population has been declining precipitously since the 1980s due
to the recession of the Aral Sea .
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Once a bustling fishing community and Uzbekistan ‘s only port city with tens of thousands of
residents, Moynoq is now a shadow of its former self, dozens of kilometers from the rapidly
receding shoreline of the Aral Sea .
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For travelers the main reason to visit Moynaq is to see the ship graveyard, a collection of
rusting hulks that were once the town’s fishing fleet. It’s an image that perfectly illustrates
the disaster – once proud vessels beached in a sandy desert.
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Unfortunately there aren’t many left, as scrap metal companies made short work of them
before the tourism authorities forbade it. In one final kick for a local population already downed,
the money didn’t go  to the people who owned the boats; it was divided up between the scrap
companies and government officials.
9. Taxi Graveyard , China
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Thousands of scrapped taxis are abandoned in a yard in the center of Chongqing , China . Traffic
congestion and pollution have worsened dramatically in Chinese cities because the country’s
long-running economic expansion has allowed increasing numbers of consumers to make big-ticket
purchases such as cars, which means many no longer have to rely on taxis or public transportation.

10. Phone Booth Graveyard , UK
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This phone booth graveyard is located between Ripon and Thirsk, near the village of Carlton
Miniott, UK. There are located hundreds of disused telephone booths.
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Decommissioned old red booths are systematically replaced by new modern booths, and
deposited in one site near this English village.

FOR THOSE OF US WHO REMEMBER

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These great questions and answers are from the days when Hollywood Squares’ game show responses were spontaneous, not scripted, as they are now!
 

Q. Paul, what is a good reason for pounding meat? 

A. Paul Lynde: Loneliness! 

(The audience laughed so long and so hard it took up almost 15 minutes of the show!) 


Q.
Do female frogs croak? 

A. Paul Lynde: If you hold their little heads under water long enough. 


Q.
If you’re going to make a parachute jump, at least how high should you be 

A. Charley Weaver: Three days of steady drinking should do it. 


Q.
True or False, a pea can last as long as 5,000 years… 

A. George Gobel: Boy, it sure seems that way sometimes. 


Q.
You’ve been having trouble going to sleep. Are you probably a man or a woman? 

A.. Don Knotts: That’s what’s been keeping me awake. 


Q.
According to Cosmopolitan, if you meet a stranger at a party and you think that he is attractive, is it okay to come out and ask him if he’s married? 

A.. Rose Marie: No wait until morning. 


Q.
Which of your five senses tends to diminish as you get older? 

A. Charley Weaver: My sense of decency.. 


Q.
What are ‘Do It,’ ‘I Can Help,’ and ‘I Can’t Get Enough’? 

A. George Gobel: I don’t know, but it’s coming from the next apartment. 


Q.
As you grow older, do you tend to gesture more or less with your hands while talking? 

A. Rose Marie: You ask me one more growing old question Peter, and I’ll give you a gesture you’ll never forget. 


Q.
Paul, why do Hell’s Angels wear leather? 

A. Paul Lynde: Because chiffon wrinkles too easily. 


Q..
Charley, you’ve just decided to grow strawberries. Are you going to get any during the first year? 

A.. Charley Weaver: Of course not, I’m too busy growing strawberries. 


Q.
In bowling, what’s a perfect score? 

A. Rose Marie: Ralph, the pin boy. 


Q.
During a tornado, are you safer in the bedroom or in the closet? 

A. Rose Marie: Unfortunately Peter, I’m always safe in the bedroom. 


Q.
Can boys join the Camp Fire Girls?  

A.. Marty Allen: Only after lights out. 


Q.
When you pat a dog on its head he will wag his tail. What will a goose do? 

A. Paul Lynde: Make him bark? 


Q.
If you were pregnant for two years, what would you give birth to? 

A. Paul Lynde: Whatever it is, it would never be afraid of the dark.. 


Q.
According to Ann Landers, is there anything wrong with getting into the habit of kissing a lot of people? 

A. Charley Weaver: It got me out of the army. 


Q.
Back in the old days, when Great Grandpa put horseradish on his head, what was he trying to do? 

A. George Gobel: Get it in his mouth. 


Q.
Who stays pregnant for a longer period of time, your wife or your elephant? 

A. Paul Lynde: Who told you about my elephant? 


Q.
Jackie Gleason recently revealed that he firmly believes in them and has actually seen them on at least two occasions. What are they? 

A. Charley Weaver: His feet. 


Q.
According to Ann Landers, what are two things you should never do in bed? 

A. Paul Lynde: Point and laugh 


WE DON’T STOP LAUGHING BECAUSE WE GROW OLD,

WE GROW OLD BECAUSE WE STOP LAUGHINGEnjoy and pass on to your friends.

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