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Can't Ever Use Dex Bonus to Hit w/ Scimitars? How about Improved Critical?

11:19 pm, January 21, 2018 Am I to understand that even though scimitars are classified as "light weapons," there is no way to use dexterity bonuses for their "to-hit" or damage? And how about improving the [..] View

Returned player from long ago, very confused

11:19 pm, January 19, 2018 So I wanted to come back and check things out again, but I am very confused how to get started: 1) I have a lvl 20 dwarf cleric, a level 16 WF Wiz 14, Rog 2, and a low level drow twf paladin App [..] View

Todays Gear

11:19 pm, January 13, 2018 I have been back a month or so playing and leveling in the epic levels. This is a first life toon and I am still learning quest as I go. The issue I have is that its no longer just about stats on ge [..] View

Stuck: To Stormreach - any advice?

11:19 am, January 10, 2018 Hello, I did all quests in Korthos but the last: "To Stormreach". Link: http://ddowiki.com/page/To_Stormreach I've got the Bug, that is described on the wiki page. I can talk to the lady, [..] View

Collectibles, what to keep?

11:19 pm, January 9, 2018 Hey there, I’m leveling up a paladin and the collectibles are driving me crazy. I’ve got the small and medium collectibles bags, but my inventory is still beginning to fill up. I w [..] View

Stuck on loading screen in Gianthold.

11:19 am, January 7, 2018 Hello. While I am teleporting my player out of Gianthold to the marketplace, using the npc Vanyel, I get stuck on a loading screen that does not go away. I have had to reboot the game over 5 times so [..] View

Nrcro packs @ 75% offf = 87 DDO Points! (also SFC & MotU, & more!)

11:19 am, December 29, 2017 (Public Service Announcement... from one Premium Player to any/all others...) @ New(ish) F2P & Premium Players - On Sale this week - all Necropolis packs, for only 87 DDO Points! (Yes, eighty- [..] View

Is "premium" is still a thing?

11:19 pm, December 23, 2017 kind of returning player, in the past i had "premium" privileges on my account because i used to spend plenty of money on DDO points and stuff. (in the past is 2011-2012 and 2014) but whe [..] View

Stuck on Loading Screen

11:19 pm, December 15, 2017 It only started today. I've been playing DDO for the past week and it's been pretty stable (outside of the random 2-3 sec lock ups every once and awhile, but that's another topic). Last night I was do [..] View

So, does this arti build pass the smoke test?

11:19 am, December 14, 2017 So, I'm getting bored with my main BF paladin, and I wanted to try an artificer. I'm not playing much right now, and there are still a few things to wrap up before the TR, but with the current veteran [..] View

F1-F12 Function keys are not selecting properly

11:19 am, December 12, 2017 This is a recent bug for me - the game and my system have been working perfectly for 10 years. What is happening now is that my Function keys are no longer working as per the DDO mapping but are now [..] View

game crashing

11:19 am, December 7, 2017 ok so i just got windows 10 and a new system in general. i have a geforce 770 video card. anyways ddo keeps crashing talking about directx 10 not working. So ive installed the newest drivers and still [..] View

Sound weirdness, please help.

11:19 pm, November 25, 2017 All of a sudden all sounds my character makes (footsteps, combat, spellcasting, etc.) disappeared. I can still hear other players making them. All other sounds seem to work normally as well. Reboot [..] View

How do i grind for the silver slinger?

11:19 pm, November 15, 2017 Hello I am currently on a repeater life and have all scrolls, shards and seals needed for making an epic version. Currently i have only one silver slinger - my brother was kind enough to give one to [..] View

Black Screen after Server selection

11:19 am, November 14, 2017 So I haven’t played DDO in close to two years, and felt like returning recently. I downloaded the game, logged in, chose my server and was excited to play. The problem is, after the game sta [..] View

Strange UI issues

11:19 am, November 11, 2017 Hi SSG / others, Since about 3 weeks ago I've been having weird issues with my UI. Specifically: - When I load in I can run around just fine and see other characters move but chat doesn't load, and [..] View

Windows 10, Version 1709 feature update

11:19 am, November 8, 2017 So I have installed this update for a second time, with about 2 months between each attempt. As a result DDO will no longer properly launch within Steam a few hours after the update goes in. Last ti [..] View

weird USB headphone issue just started a few months ago

11:19 pm, November 3, 2017 This is on my laptop. I start out just fine able to hear game sounds and do voice chat through my USB headphone. After a random amount of time the sound stops coming through the headphones. The clie [..] View

Taking Breaks From DDO Guide

11:19 am, October 22, 2017 So, if you are like me, you want to take breaks from DDO so this way you can stay interested n the game when you are getting back. Taking breaks from a game is (in my opinion) needed this way you st [..] View

Night Revel questions

11:19 am, October 21, 2017 Few questions please. Do i need to purchase every item step all the way up to the 28 one to get it? Then if I want the lower versions for heroic TR's...so it all over again? Do the potions that say [..] View

Heavy melee AC/PRR/MRR tank question

11:19 pm, October 17, 2017 Greets Folks, Here is my dilemma.. I love my tank..Hes a pure fighter (on his 3rd life now timmy/AC) and I've always been a "purist" when it comes to this character. (Many of you know him [..] View

The Ultimate TR Levelling Guide!

11:19 am, October 14, 2017 Howdy all. Have you ever gotten tired struggling with trying to get to Level 20 for TR? Are you always finding a lack of Groups on the LFM that run the right quests for a max load of XP? Well look no [..] View

Ideas for running favor farmers

11:19 pm, October 13, 2017 I thought I would share some experiences from some recent runs I did while getting 100 favor in the servers I have never played on. One of the reasons I did this was a I got a little bored trying to [..] View

Which classes are in need of a pass? Coming back and unsure whats been updated.

11:19 pm, October 12, 2017 Hi, Coming back to the game with my wife and a friend. My friend is very new to the game and I dont want to steer him toward a class that has been lacking a pass for a long time. I saw Ranger/Arti/ [..] View

Does character enhancement AWARENESS stack from different trees?

11:19 am, September 30, 2017 Hello, Having fun with my paladin/artificer and warlock/artificer characters. Still struggling with Monk/rogue/fighter but have not given up. My play style is 99% solo, two weapons, with a hireling [..] View

Game crash after server select

11:19 pm, September 28, 2017 I know I have seen a bunch of threads on this already and have probably read through most pertaining to the last two years, tried just about everything so far, but the game still crashes after I selec [..] View

game not responding after u36

11:19 pm, September 27, 2017 i opened the launcher and it did good, after 100% the login bar appeared and i tried to log. After this the game start to launch but become "not responding" forever. Also tried using the DDO [..] View

How to Survive Super Monster Champions?

11:19 pm, September 26, 2017 The short version: What can I do to increase my chances of surviving an encounter with a "Super Monster Champion"? By "Super Monster Champion", I mean the 1 in 50 Monster Champio [..] View

Game is not starting

11:19 pm, September 7, 2017 I have not played for quite a while. I decided to log in the game to check how it is after a couple months without logging. But now my client doesn't want to start. After the launcher processes are do [..] View


11:19 pm, September 4, 2017 Hello! I wouldn't say I'm precisely new but I'm still in the process of leveling my first character to 20. I've asked a few questions here on the forums before, usually about small game mechanic clari [..] View

Monk Finisher icon

11:19 am, August 24, 2017 So... I changed my destiny and rearranged my hotbar but must have removed the Monk Finisher Icon by mistake. The problem is that now I can't find it on the list of feats to re-add it. I've scrolled [..] View

Spell Scaling question

11:19 pm, August 23, 2017 Hello, Do things like Morninglord, Aura of Radiance scale with anything (positive spell power or light?)? Does Warlock Eldritch Aura scale with Charisma and ..spellpower skill? I have looked at the w [..] View

dndclient crash; Game not loading

11:19 pm, August 18, 2017 Hello all, I'm looking for some assistance on a recent problem. The issue started at the last server downtime and I can't seem to be able to log into the game. I can run dndclient normally, log into [..] View

Do Cannith crafting lvls persist through a TR?

11:19 am, August 8, 2017 Wiki and the official pages seem to say they do, but some of the Cannith-related stuff on the wiki seems to be outdated, and the official reincarnation guide still doesn't mention racial reincarnation [..] View

Dragonborn Eldritch Knight/Swashbuckler viable?

11:19 am, August 2, 2017 I was looking over the enhancements for the Eldritch Knight, and saw that it gets an automatic cleave with extra damage on it, and a lot of shield boosts, and light armor. So with taking Bard levels a [..] View

So, i finally got my first lvl 20 and thinking about a TR...

11:19 am, August 2, 2017 Only took four years :D... (a few weeks of play, a boredomquit, a few months of not playing) Picking out a wizard (roughly following Pale Trapper thread) as a first life was a mistake. While I still l [..] View

Cannith Challenge items and crafting.

11:19 am, July 31, 2017 Hi there, just wondering if it is possible to craft on the Cannith Challenge items such as the Tier 3 Level 7 & 11 Blasting Chime as it shows there. (I also spotted a message from Uurlock sta [..] View

Laptop specs

11:19 pm, July 29, 2017 My work are sending me away to work from hotels for a few weeks and I'm thinking about getting a cheap laptop so I can still get my DDO fix. I was hoping someone could tell me if this machine would d [..] View

Can someone explain Guild Renown Decay?

11:19 pm, July 27, 2017 Reading over the wiki and I can't quite figure out if I'm reading something wrong or if there's something weird about the way it's written. Here is the link I'm talking about. The very first sentence [..] View

The Master's Gift - Greater Token of the Twelve?

11:19 pm, July 18, 2017 After taking a break for a few years I've decided to give DDO another shot. I was looking at the new cannith crafting options and started making a gear plan but noticed I really need a master's gift i [..] View

this is odd experience

11:19 pm, July 15, 2017 so last night July 14, 2017 I played DDO and then went to bed....I get up this morning, did some house chores & breakfast and start my Computer....everything is oky-doky and I click my DDO Ico [..] View

Launcher error

11:19 pm, June 16, 2017 The past few days, whenever I try to start DDO on my laptop I get a popup saying TurbineLauncher.exe - System Error The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCP100.dll was not found. Reinstalli [..] View

Compendium Lite

11:19 pm, June 15, 2017 I wrote a compendium to take the place of the spreadsheet I've been using ever since I started playing. That spreadsheet has evolved to be quite advanced over the years, but it was still lacking in so [..] View

Cannith crafter equipment advice

11:19 am, June 13, 2017 Hi! I've finally reached a high enough level to craft myself a ML20 equipment with cannith crafting. However, I thought I'd ask your advice on which enchantments to seek. I'm currently a fire sorcer [..] View

DDO Character Planner

11:19 pm, June 9, 2017 Hey Peeps, I have been developing a DDO character planner for some time now and it has reached a stage where I would like the community to start to provide feedback and ideally some bug reports. It [..] View

Reincarnate to fix a small mistake-

11:19 am, May 29, 2017 Hello, first of all I have googled this and I'm still a little confused and terrified to make a mistake on my character with reincarnation. When I started playing I never looked into build guides or c [..] View

Lost client sound

11:19 am, May 26, 2017 No particularly trigger for this that I can recall, but DDO client game sound has gone missing. I've checked the audio tab in the options menu and everything there is how I remember it. I fiddled wit [..] View

Need Help Picking Classes and Things

11:19 am, May 20, 2017 I played this game a little bit, long ago. I left primarily because, as a free player, I didn't have many quests to choose from. I didn't like having to play through the same few quests quite so man [..] View

Grease affects you more than enemies

11:19 am, May 9, 2017 Anyone else noticed that grease spell affects you (your party) more than enemies? By that I mean that enemies seem to effortlessly run quickly through Greases area of effect when they did their save b [..] View

ioun stones spinning around character head?

11:19 pm, May 5, 2017 I may not be new, but I still have questions. For now that is ... I've seen characters with a little light orbiting their head. I figured out this is an "ioun stone", a type of trinket you [..] View

Exp Penalty clarification

11:19 pm, April 26, 2017 Hi, one of our group recently had a long stay in the hospital and thus was left behind experience wise. When he got back we helped him catch up (mostly by doing wilderness area exp which allows for a [..] View

When returning

11:19 am, April 7, 2017 - I played several years ago, but no server shows 'last played'. I picked one and it shows no characters. Would my characters still be online somewhere? - I was going to look on difference servers b [..] View

Thinking of coming back, few questions pls

11:19 pm, March 28, 2017 My wife and I are going to come back to do a TR and experience reaper settings and hopefully get back into raiding since there have been many since we left. With that just a few questions. We played [..] View

Can't get past the load screen after character selection

11:19 am, March 22, 2017 I tried restarting the game, resetting my internet, turning the pc off, and as a last resort i uninstalled and reinstalled the game. Still having the same issue. Any advice would be appreciated. Is an [..] View

Props to anyone who can work this out! Devs, I'm looking at you here!

11:19 am, March 22, 2017 So! One of my favorite quests was the Temple of Elemental Evil- Loved it. Was great. Farmed it. Made a nice Crossbow, success. Took some time away from the game, came back. Started playing again, ma [..] View

How can I deactivate an active enhancement when I no longer have the button to do so?

11:19 pm, March 19, 2017 Hi, on one of my new characters, I recently picked up tier 1 of Bestial Nature, a druid enhancement. I had it turned on, and then I picked up tiers 2 and 3 of it. I forgot to turn it off and drug the [..] View

Early TRs - Heroic, Epic or Racial?

11:19 am, March 16, 2017 Placing this in New Player Advice so new players can see it. Which order would you do TRs in now if you were starting out today? What about your 1st and 2nd Life alts - Are you going to go straight to [..] View

Timing out connection

11:19 am, March 14, 2017 Been playing for most of the night as normal. I had iTR'd last night and was set to be doing a whole host of solo elite running, with some music in the background.. and probably eventually get grabbed [..] View

What is the ranged attack speed increase from haste/blinding speed

11:19 pm, March 13, 2017 Hello i read some of the thread here: https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...Speed-worth-it And i am wondering if the ranged alacrity still is 22% from haste? I can cannith craft a +15% item so if t [..] View

Make my Favorite Build Less Squishy

11:19 pm, March 9, 2017 I'm out of ideas, so I've come to plead for ideas to improve my one-and-only character. First, I'm a bit of a flower-sniffer and I'm quite content running slightly under-level HN to have some fun. S [..] View

Speedy Speed and the Speedy Speeders who Speed Speedily.

11:19 am, March 9, 2017 OK, I'm still enjoying the Paladin build, except all of my squaddies have way more speed than I do. Look, I understand that a paladin is going to be slower than say, a monk or rogue... but how can I [..] View

All Worlds have been down for days...

11:19 am, March 4, 2017 Well, at least according to my launcher, every single world has been down every time I've checked over the past 4 days. Each check more than 3 hours apart and only ONE of the checks actually had notic [..] View

Noob question on spell-like effects

11:19 pm, February 27, 2017 Hi all. New to DDO, but loving it. Quick question on spell-like effects. I did some forum searching, but haven't found this one yet. Apologies if this is a redundant post. For spell-like effect [..] View

Question about difference of level

11:19 pm, February 27, 2017 So I've got a friend that it's gonna give DDO a try, he's used once the Anniversary cake on a newly created character, and has reached iirc level 5, which is cool but I daresay still insufficient in o [..] View

OrbWeaver mouselook mode movement issue

11:19 pm, February 25, 2017 hey yall, so i upgraded my very old nostromo n52 to a razer orbweaver. the extra row of button is awesome! but im having an issue and im hoping someone can help me... when in mouse look mode, if [..] View

Using Dire Charge correctly.

11:19 am, February 23, 2017 What's the trick to using it? If I'm moving towards a group of mobs and activate it, it stops me. If I'm standing still and activate it followed by movement it prevents my movement until it finishes [..] View

Iconic TR Question

11:19 pm, February 21, 2017 So I plan on using Iconics for a bit to get a few heroic past lives out of the way. So you still have to take the majority of your levels in the heroics past life you want or do you get to "pick [..] View

Vorpx disables in-game mouse

11:19 pm, February 14, 2017 Hi, A bit of a stab in the dark but here goes. I managed to get vorpx to load ddo on my rift cv1 and it looks amazing. The issue I have is that the in game cursor disappears on the rift screen, but [..] View

Few noobish questions...

11:19 pm, February 3, 2017 Are wooden weapons resistant to ooze acid, or did I get something wrong? I'm asking because i use wooden blunt weapon on oozes on one of my toons and it breaks as fast as metal ones. Plus question ab [..] View

Tips for "Dreams of Insanity" quest as caster ?

11:19 pm, February 3, 2017 Dreams of Insanity is a level 11 quest I'm enjoying on my Wizard, but this quest is deadly sometimes. Not lvl 11 for sure! Main problem is the fact that I can't buff myself fully due to the fear of b [..] View

Returning player seeking an answer

11:19 pm, January 30, 2017 So I am a returning player I used to have a viable clonk my question is with all the changes to AC, PRR, MRR etc is the clonk route still a viable option? Would I be able to get meaningful AC with the [..] View

no in game tab in help option

11:19 am, January 22, 2017 I tried to do a reincarnation and at level 5 it asks for a me to select a feat and class feat. problem is there are no class feats listed. I check turbine support and found that i need to be a paying [..] View

returning player question...

11:19 am, January 21, 2017 Which server is best for starting a new character? I've been trying to figure out which class/race combo will be best for me. Are low level characters even viable in this game still? I have everything [..] View

Former veteran player, back after 5 years hiatus. A few questions.

11:19 pm, January 17, 2017 Hey guys. Long time no see. A few of my college friends and I are starting a pre-made six-men party, to play once a week. I'm thinking of playing a bard. I used to play a dual-wielding dwarven Warcha [..] View

port triggering help

11:19 am, January 14, 2017 question: what do I put in the "target port" fields when setting up port triggering? Hello, play on a shared home connection with the wifey. Been having some connection issues after characte [..] View

Hireling AI Customizations Don't Seem to Take Effect

11:19 pm, January 9, 2017 Summon hireling, right-click hireling in party list, customize AI actions, dialog box pops up. Uncheck all of the attack options in both offensive and defensive lists, close the dialog with the 'x'. [..] View

Bear/wolf form and Ninja Poison

11:19 am, January 7, 2017 I want to know if the Ninja Poison stance will work in Bear form. I know from another thread i looked up that in the past it definitely did not work, because you are unarmed and it needs a weapon. Ho [..] View

If you are over level of a quest, can you still get named loot from chests and stuff?

11:19 am, January 6, 2017 Whether this pertains to raids, or in my particular interest the Forester's Brush Hook from Overgrowth (which requires beating some waves of enemies with a short time frame meaning you need high DPS) [..] View

Cleric's use of Sonic Spells

11:19 pm, January 3, 2017 Question, if Cleric do not get the perform feet (N/A), do perform bonus's add to Sonic power or is resonance, spell-site used to increase sonic power? or does the perform bonus still apply to clerics [..] View

Gearing Help

11:19 pm, December 31, 2016 Heya, I played back in 2010 although that was only for a few levels. I just recently got into the game and just reached Epic levels yesterday. I am having some issues gearing my character, I just do [..] View

constant zone crashes/other crashes

11:19 pm, December 27, 2016 i've returned to playing seriously after a while break where i would only log in occasionally...and since i've come back my crashing has gotten to the point it's really super frustrating. before i mos [..] View

Standing Stone Games - A message from Rob Ciccolini

11:19 pm, December 19, 2016 Greetings, Today we have some momentous news! The game teams responsible for The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) and Dungeons & Dragons Online (DDO) are now moving from Turbine to Standing St [..] View

Standing Stone Games Transition FAQ

11:19 pm, December 19, 2016 What’s happening: The Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online have been acquired by Standing Stone Games, a newly-formed independent game studio made up of the same gr [..] View

Druid pet

11:19 am, December 8, 2016 I have a lvl20 druid and find that i rarely bring my pet out and leave it snoozing by the fire. She is more a liability than a help as her health plummets alarmingly when in combat and she seems to [..] View

downloading "en loading screen 1"

11:19 pm, November 28, 2016 my launcher is stuck on this msg, "downloading en loading screen 1" idk what happens, i change nothing in my computer. I was on, then i had to drop, 1 hour and a half after that, more or le [..] View

Multiple Clients Running Issue

11:19 pm, November 13, 2016 Here is my problem in a nutshell. I can launch DDO without a problem and it runs just fine with little to no lag (lucky me) and I can switch toons and still not have many problems. For years I was abl [..] View

Premium Account Question

11:19 pm, November 11, 2016 As I understood it, any purchase with real money upgraded a f2p to premium, either from Market or points bundles from store, is this no longer true? I purchased the starter pack from the DDO Market, [..] View

Requesting some help to fix newfound issue

11:19 pm, November 5, 2016 Hello everyone! I come to this forum to request some assistance with what seems to be a huge problem to me... It started about a week ago, I will log onto DDO and a some intervals 20 seconds or so [..] View

Artificer arcane marksman build

11:19 pm, November 3, 2016 I'm a level 4 arcane marksman artificer and I was wondering for any one could give me a good build for this? Im in a guild but I do a lot of solo play in kinda want to be a support character on quest [..] View

Very old returning player questions.

11:19 am, November 1, 2016 I have recently returned to the game, last time I player level 12 had just been released. I had a VIP account for several months at least, before I cancled it. Had to buy the game originally. I know [..] View

how to spend my turbine points

11:19 pm, October 25, 2016 Hi guys, Im new at the game, i ve just bought a bunch of packs and still have 1850 Turbine points and only 4 epic packs left me, which are: Devil´s Gambit, Heart of Madness, Druid´ [..] View

Download question

11:19 am, October 12, 2016 I was thinking of downloading Lamania (after 10 years of playing). When I looked at downloading, it said save the client in a different place from my primary client. Question is that I tried downloa [..] View

Suggestions - Discussion 'Melee, Ranged, Both'

11:19 am, October 4, 2016 I was recently asked about my build (Lvl 9, Pure Elf Barbarian-Ravager ); to paraphrase the question was 'Melee, or Ranged?'...My response was, of course, 'BOTH'. After that: the discussion got a bit [..] View

Casually playing DDO - unsure which class to choose from

11:19 pm, October 1, 2016 Hi players of DDO! Over the years I've played DDO off and on but never got into the game that much as I was playing another MMO. I've since left the other game and would like to focus and hopefully e [..] View

XP Bonus and Upcoming Downtime

11:19 pm, September 30, 2016 We are aware of an issue that is causing players to earn less XP than expected when completing a quest after completing an Optional Objective in the quest, and are actively working on a fix for this i [..] View

No action points on rank up... What am I doing wrong?

11:19 pm, September 24, 2016 I have been away for three years or so, and although I think I logged in once or twice in between, I did'nt actually do anything. Now I decided to give DDO another try, and tried to level up my charac [..] View

Add to Monk what; 1 lvl of Rogue or 1 lvl of Artificer?

11:19 pm, September 19, 2016 Add to 4th lvl Monk what; 1 lvl of Rogue or 1 lvl of Artificer to deal with traps and locks? Returned to my second made character in DDO and found I can drive a Monk a little better than before after [..] View

Are you a player in need of Platinum?

11:19 pm, September 15, 2016 Maybe you need to contribute big towards a guild ship. Maybe you need money to buy better gear on the AH. Maybe potions/scrolls/etc are still a major cost to you. Whatever the reason, opportunity i [..] View

Lesser reincarnation at level 20+.....lose epic xp?

11:19 pm, September 14, 2016 Dumb question, but last time I LRd the level cap was 20! If you are level 20+, for example level 25, if you use a lesser heart like a +20 heart, do you still have enough xp to get back to 25 or do y [..] View

Fun build if you guys want to help with it (Lich King Theme)

11:19 pm, September 13, 2016 I made a Lich King like build. I have a level 18 Wizard with most of this already, but I wanted to improve on it by making it a Greatsword build. When making this build, I wanted the Harper enhanceme [..] View


Still keep losing connection to server!

Jan 21, 2015, 10:28 pm I cant log into Sarlona at all and I also get kicked out of Gallanda at times. This always happens after i log in. First my character can't move, then the game loses connection to server and crashes. [..] View

Your character is still being saved

Dec 10, 2014, 11:11 am I am unable to log into my character. He is currently level 8. I was interacting with the House K bank and putting beholder optic nerves from reincarnation cache into inventory and I got a 'Bank Fai[..] View

DDOclient.exe still running after exit on a Windows 7 64-bit machine.

Dec 3, 2014, 1:26 pm This morning I observed something odd. After logging in twice as has been necessary for several months I went to do a Cannith Challenge. All seemed to work normally but by about the second door the [..] View

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