This is awesome. Use liquid starch to attach fabric to walls. Come off with water and doesn't damage walls! by suzana
suzana
suzana This is awesome. Use liquid starch to attach fabric to walls. Come off with water and doesn't damage walls!
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Use liquid starch to attach fabric to furniture. It's really easy and looks fantastic. by melva
melva
melva Use liquid starch to attach fabric to furniture. It's really easy and looks fantastic.
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the panel is actually fabric from a duvet cover put on the walls with liquid starch.  the beauty of it is that when you are sick of it just pull it off and your walls are as good as new!  i have to do this! by anastasia
anastasia
anastasia the panel is actually fabric from a duvet cover put on the walls with liquid starch. the beauty of it is that when you are sick of it just pull it off and your walls are as good as new! i have to do this!
3D pieces
Fabric and Starch: Cover the walls. The secret ingredient for all of this is liquid starch and of course fabric! That's the beauty of it; by kendra
kendra
kendra Fabric and Starch: Cover the walls. The secret ingredient for all of this is liquid starch and of course fabric! That's the beauty of it;
Wee Ones
Use liquid starch to adhere fabric to cabinets by MissyLiss
MissyLiss
MissyLiss Use liquid starch to adhere fabric to cabinets
Home
Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. Awesome for rental homes (or dorm rooms). by proteamundi
proteamundi
proteamundi Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. Awesome for rental homes (or dorm rooms).
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Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. Awesome for rental homes (or dorm rooms). by minnie
minnie
minnie Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. Awesome for rental homes (or dorm rooms).
For the Home
Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch - peels right off if you move or change your mind.  Awesome if you have a rental or dorm room. by proteamundi
proteamundi
proteamundi Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch - peels right off if you move or change your mind. Awesome if you have a rental or dorm room.
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Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. Awesome for rental homes...WHAT!! SOOO cool! by shosh89
shosh89
shosh89 Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. Awesome for rental homes...WHAT!! SOOO cool!
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Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. (perfect idea for dorms!!! ) by ^ kristen ^
^ kristen ^
^ kristen ^ Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch...peels right off if you move. (perfect idea for dorms!!! )
Crafts and ideas
I'm going to make this at our next house! Doesn't damage the walls and costs so little! by mai
mai
mai I'm going to make this at our next house! Doesn't damage the walls and costs so little!
For the Home
fabric on walls using starch and an iron. comes off like a breeze! perfect for apartment's!!!! You can use this idea for an accent wall, not just a headboard. Or your dorm room..interesting!! by Lesliemarch
Lesliemarch
Lesliemarch fabric on walls using starch and an iron. comes off like a breeze! perfect for apartment's!!!! You can use this idea for an accent wall, not just a headboard. Or your dorm room..interesting!!
Home
Fabric wallpaper - peels right off. All you need is fabric and starch. A renter's dream. Plus, when your done with the fabric as 'wallpaper' you can throw it in the wash and still use the fabric! by evangeline
evangeline
evangeline Fabric wallpaper - peels right off. All you need is fabric and starch. A renter's dream. Plus, when your done with the fabric as 'wallpaper' you can throw it in the wash and still use the fabric!
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Tutorial for adding fabric to walls using liquid starch!  (Great for renters because it can easily be removed!) by kendra
kendra
kendra Tutorial for adding fabric to walls using liquid starch! (Great for renters because it can easily be removed!)
Wee Ones
.DIY...no instructions... Has to be similar to the little ghosts using gause / cheesecloth and liquid starch.  Cover the chair with plastic wrap (to prevent damage and to be able to remove it). dip lengths of cheesecloth into liquid starch and squeeze out most of it.  Put layers of  the cheesecloth over the chair. allow to dry and remove carefully. by rosemary
rosemary
rosemary .DIY...no instructions... Has to be similar to the little ghosts using gause / cheesecloth and liquid starch. Cover the chair with plastic wrap (to prevent damage and to be able to remove it). dip lengths of cheesecloth into liquid starch and squeeze out most of it. Put layers of the cheesecloth over the chair. allow to dry and remove carefully.
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Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch. GREAT for apartments you can't paint. by minnie
minnie
minnie Fabric attached to the wall with liquid starch. GREAT for apartments you can't paint.
For the Home
Im going to use this differently this year, the plan is to paint clothespins with xmas colours and attach received greeting cards to the greenery! by katie
katie
katie Im going to use this differently this year, the plan is to paint clothespins with xmas colours and attach received greeting cards to the greenery!
holiday - christmas
January home-maintenance checklist. The most important job this month is to head off damage to your home from water and dampness from a number of sources. by leanne
leanne
leanne January home-maintenance checklist. The most important job this month is to head off damage to your home from water and dampness from a number of sources.
Home - Organization
fabric on walls using starch and an iron. comes off like a breeze! perfect for apartments!!!! yup :) by kendra
kendra
kendra fabric on walls using starch and an iron. comes off like a breeze! perfect for apartments!!!! yup :)
Wee Ones
fabric on walls using starch and an iron. comes off like a breeze! perfect for apartment's.  Kitchen cabinets maybe by kendra
kendra
kendra fabric on walls using starch and an iron. comes off like a breeze! perfect for apartment's. Kitchen cabinets maybe
Wee Ones
1/2 gallon warm water  1 Tablespoon of liquid "Jet Dry" (Finish Rinse Aid) 2-3 Tbls liquid laundry or dish soap  Mix. Spray windows with hose to get them wet then wipe or brush on solution to windows, then immediately hose it off.  That’s all there is to it and you're done.  The remaining water just sheets off and you don't need to dry it off! To use in a spray bottle for inside use. 2 cups of warm water. 2 teaspoons of "finish" rinse aid. 2 teaspoons dish washing liquid. Shake well and use. by kiki122
kiki122
kiki122 1/2 gallon warm water 1 Tablespoon of liquid "Jet Dry" (Finish Rinse Aid) 2-3 Tbls liquid laundry or dish soap Mix. Spray windows with hose to get them wet then wipe or brush on solution to windows, then immediately hose it off. That’s all there is to it and you're done. The remaining water just sheets off and you don't need to dry it off! To use in a spray bottle for inside use. 2 cups of warm water. 2 teaspoons of "finish" rinse aid. 2 teaspoons dish washing liquid. Shake well and use.
CAR STUFF
Lupinus Chandelier. Lupins. Mulch every year. Prone to slug and snail damage. If a plant has mottling on the leaves, lift and destroy immediately to prevent disease spread. Need at least 6 hours of sunshine daily. Give the plants plenty of water through August. Aphids love lupins--the best choice is to try and attract ladybirds; otherwise, spray them with a light solution of water, vinegar and a few drops of dishwashing liquid. After the flowers have faded, cut off the blooms. by jackie
jackie
jackie Lupinus Chandelier. Lupins. Mulch every year. Prone to slug and snail damage. If a plant has mottling on the leaves, lift and destroy immediately to prevent disease spread. Need at least 6 hours of sunshine daily. Give the plants plenty of water through August. Aphids love lupins--the best choice is to try and attract ladybirds; otherwise, spray them with a light solution of water, vinegar and a few drops of dishwashing liquid. After the flowers have faded, cut off the blooms.
Gardening
Before you start stringing, you’ll need to attach 3 beads together for the cross part. This is where those glue dots come in handy! You can use regular glue to attach the beads, but I would suggest doing it ahead of time so it’s already dry before you begin. However, if you use glue dots, the kids can do this all by themselves, and the beads attach instantly! by rae
rae
rae Before you start stringing, you’ll need to attach 3 beads together for the cross part. This is where those glue dots come in handy! You can use regular glue to attach the beads, but I would suggest doing it ahead of time so it’s already dry before you begin. However, if you use glue dots, the kids can do this all by themselves, and the beads attach instantly!
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All kinds of creative ways to use liquid starch- slime recipes, sun catchers, silly putty recipe, and more! by Joyce56
Joyce56
Joyce56 All kinds of creative ways to use liquid starch- slime recipes, sun catchers, silly putty recipe, and more!
Crafts
Kids love to play with this glitter slime! This DIY alternative to play dough is super easy to make, and the recipe doesn't use borax. by Kameron Wolfe
Kameron Wolfe
Kameron Wolfe Kids love to play with this glitter slime! This DIY alternative to play dough is super easy to make, and the recipe doesn't use borax.
Kids
Who doesn't want to have smooth and silky skin? This Whipped Body Butter Recipe is a dream come true. It smells awesome and leaves skin as smooth as a baby's bum! Like this post if you love smooth skin! by jenna
jenna
jenna Who doesn't want to have smooth and silky skin? This Whipped Body Butter Recipe is a dream come true. It smells awesome and leaves skin as smooth as a baby's bum! Like this post if you love smooth skin!
Leading Ladies
ORIGINAL BLUE DAWN . . . IT’S NOT JUST FOR DISHES ANYMORE Wild Life Ever wonder why Dawn Dishwashing Liquid is the wildlife cleaner of choice after an oil spill? According to the International Bird Rescue Research Center, Dawn effectively removes grease but does not cause harm to the skin of the birds. It’s also biodegradable and contains no phosphates. BUBBLES According to Bubbles.org, Dawn dishwashing liquid makes great homemade bubbles. Here is the Giant Bubble Recipe used in bubble makers at many children’s museums: 1/2 cup Ultra Dawn 1/2 gallon warm water 1 tablespoon glycerin (available at any drug store) OR White Karo syrup works too! Stir gently. Skim the foam off the top of the solution (too much foam breaks down the bubbles). Dip bubble wand and get ready for some good, clean fun! GREASY HAIR PROBLEMS Kids get into the darnedest things! Like Vaseline and baby oil rubbed into their hair! Dawn is mild enough to use on their hair and strong enough to remove the most stubborn grease. HAIR PRODUCT BUILDUP Once a month use original Dawn as you would shampoo. It will remove excess oil from your hair and scalp and strip away any build-up of styling products without any damage. Perform this once a month and you won’t have to buy expensive salon products that do the same thing. MANICURE SECRET Soak fingers in full-strength blue Dawn. It makes the cuticles soft and easy to work with. And it removes the natural oil from the fingernails, which allows the polish to adhere very well. REPEL HOUSEPLANT INSECTS A safe, effective way to repel insects from your houseplants, including aphids, spider mites and mealy bugs. Put a drop of Dawn Dishwashing Liquid in a spray bottle, fill the rest of the bottle with water, shake well, and mist your household plants with the soapy water. CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS  Try this recipe from Merry Maids: mix 3 drops Dawn in 1 gallon water and fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spritz and wipe as you would with any window cleaner. PETS AND PESTS Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dogshampoos. CLEAN AUTOMOTIVE TOOLS After you have finished your automotive repair project, soak your dirty tools in Dawn before you put them away to remove all the oil and grime. Dawn also helps prevent rust from forming on the tools. ICE PACK Partially fill a strong zip-type sandwich bag with Dawn dishwashing liquid, close and freeze. The liquid soap stays cold much longer and it can be re-frozen many times. It will conform to the place you need an ice pack. TUB AND SHOWER CLEANER Take a spray bottle and fill it halfway with white vinegar. Heat in the microwave. Fill the rest of the way with blue Dawn. Put lid on and shake to mix well. Spray on your tub and shower walls. Allow to sit for a few minutes and rinse away. It will totally melt all the gunk, slime, sludge and other stuff that builds up including a bathtub ring. REPEL ANTS Spray counter-tops, cupboards and any other area where you see ants with a solution of Dawn and water. Wipe dry. The slight residue of Dawn that remains will not be a problem at all for kids or pets, but ants hate it. Should you see a trail of ants, go ahead and hit them with the Dawn spray. STRIPPING CLOTH DIAPERS Add a squirt or two of original Dawn dish soap to your washer and run a hot wash, then rinse until there are no more bubbles. Dawn is a degreasing agent and helps stripping by removing oily residue. Be sure to rinse, rinse, rinse until the water runs clear. UNCLOGGING TOILETS A cup of Dawn detergent poured into a clogged toilet allowed to sit for 15 minutes and then followed with a bucket of hot water poured from waist height will clear out the toilet. POISON IVY Poison ivy spreads through the spread of the oil within the blisters. Washing the affected area with Dawn, especially on children who keep scratching the blister’s open, helps dry up the fluid, AND keep it from spreading. DRIVEWAY CLEANER If you have gasoline or motor oil stains on your driveway, you can use the kitty litter method to clean up the excess oil and then use a scrub broom and a solution of biodegradable Dawn dishwashing detergent and warm water to safely and effectively remove excess motor oil from the pavement. OILY SKIN Dawn makes a great facial cleanser for oily skin. A drop or two combined with warm water will do the trick. PAINT OR GREASE REMOVER FOR HANDS Dawn combined with corn oil makes for the perfect paint or grease remover. Simply combine a little bit of both in your hands then rub it over affected areas. The corn oil and the dishwashing liquid both help to dissolve the grease and paint – yet leave skin soft, unlike harsher paint removers. CLEANING THE KIDDIE POOL Plastic wading pools can get very gunky, very fast. Dump the water, then scrub the pool with Dawn and a sponge. More potent cleaners like bleach will weaken and dry out the plastic in the sun. MULTIPURPOSE CLEANER Merry Maids recommends using a drop of Dawn in water to clean ceramic tile and no-wax/linoleum floors. You can also use the spray on: • Bathroom and kitchen counters and sinks. • Woodwork, e.g., baseboards, shelves, and wainscoting. (Dry as you go–wood doesn’t like prolonged contact with water.) • Tubs and toilet seats. LAUNDRY PRE-TREATER FOR OILY STAINS For oil-based stains such as lipstick, grease, butter, motor oil, cooking oil, and some pen inks, simply apply some Dawn dishwashing liquid directly to the stain and scrub with a small brush or toothbrush until the oil is removed, and then launder as usual. NON-TOXIC LUBRICANT Sliding glass doors, door knobs, hinges etc. It lasts much longer than any aerosol type spray that I have tried. And Its non-toxic! It does a great job of cleaning the parts that its lubricating as well! SIDEWALK DE-ICER For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks POOL CLEANING Squirt Dawn down the middle of the pool and all of the dirt, suntan lotion, etc. will move to the edges of the pool for easy clean up! AND it makes the pools sparkle. EYEGLASS DEFOGGER Simply rub a small drop of Dawn on eyeglass lenses, and wipe clean. It will leave a very thin film that will prevent them from fogging up. SHOWER FLOORS Cover greasy footprints on shower floors with a coating of Dawn; let sit overnight. Scrub away the gunk in the morning with a stiff brush. APHID CONTROL ON FRUIT TREES Mix two tablespoons Dawn to a gallon of water and put in your sprayer. Try to get spray both sides of the leaves, branches and the tree trunks. Let sit for about 15 minutes and then rinse the trees THOROUGHLY! AND FINALLY…….. Here’s a brilliant idea! Need a hostess gift when visiting friends and family this summer? Print off this post and include it with a bottle of Blue Dawn! Talk about USEFUL ! by liz
liz
liz ORIGINAL BLUE DAWN . . . IT’S NOT JUST FOR DISHES ANYMORE Wild Life Ever wonder why Dawn Dishwashing Liquid is the wildlife cleaner of choice after an oil spill? According to the International Bird Rescue Research Center, Dawn effectively removes grease but does not cause harm to the skin of the birds. It’s also biodegradable and contains no phosphates. BUBBLES According to Bubbles.org, Dawn dishwashing liquid makes great homemade bubbles. Here is the Giant Bubble Recipe used in bubble makers at many children’s museums: 1/2 cup Ultra Dawn 1/2 gallon warm water 1 tablespoon glycerin (available at any drug store) OR White Karo syrup works too! Stir gently. Skim the foam off the top of the solution (too much foam breaks down the bubbles). Dip bubble wand and get ready for some good, clean fun! GREASY HAIR PROBLEMS Kids get into the darnedest things! Like Vaseline and baby oil rubbed into their hair! Dawn is mild enough to use on their hair and strong enough to remove the most stubborn grease. HAIR PRODUCT BUILDUP Once a month use original Dawn as you would shampoo. It will remove excess oil from your hair and scalp and strip away any build-up of styling products without any damage. Perform this once a month and you won’t have to buy expensive salon products that do the same thing. MANICURE SECRET Soak fingers in full-strength blue Dawn. It makes the cuticles soft and easy to work with. And it removes the natural oil from the fingernails, which allows the polish to adhere very well. REPEL HOUSEPLANT INSECTS A safe, effective way to repel insects from your houseplants, including aphids, spider mites and mealy bugs. Put a drop of Dawn Dishwashing Liquid in a spray bottle, fill the rest of the bottle with water, shake well, and mist your household plants with the soapy water. CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS  Try this recipe from Merry Maids: mix 3 drops Dawn in 1 gallon water and fill a spray bottle with the solution. Spritz and wipe as you would with any window cleaner. PETS AND PESTS Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dogshampoos. CLEAN AUTOMOTIVE TOOLS After you have finished your automotive repair project, soak your dirty tools in Dawn before you put them away to remove all the oil and grime. Dawn also helps prevent rust from forming on the tools. ICE PACK Partially fill a strong zip-type sandwich bag with Dawn dishwashing liquid, close and freeze. The liquid soap stays cold much longer and it can be re-frozen many times. It will conform to the place you need an ice pack. TUB AND SHOWER CLEANER Take a spray bottle and fill it halfway with white vinegar. Heat in the microwave. Fill the rest of the way with blue Dawn. Put lid on and shake to mix well. Spray on your tub and shower walls. Allow to sit for a few minutes and rinse away. It will totally melt all the gunk, slime, sludge and other stuff that builds up including a bathtub ring. REPEL ANTS Spray counter-tops, cupboards and any other area where you see ants with a solution of Dawn and water. Wipe dry. The slight residue of Dawn that remains will not be a problem at all for kids or pets, but ants hate it. Should you see a trail of ants, go ahead and hit them with the Dawn spray. STRIPPING CLOTH DIAPERS Add a squirt or two of original Dawn dish soap to your washer and run a hot wash, then rinse until there are no more bubbles. Dawn is a degreasing agent and helps stripping by removing oily residue. Be sure to rinse, rinse, rinse until the water runs clear. UNCLOGGING TOILETS A cup of Dawn detergent poured into a clogged toilet allowed to sit for 15 minutes and then followed with a bucket of hot water poured from waist height will clear out the toilet. POISON IVY Poison ivy spreads through the spread of the oil within the blisters. Washing the affected area with Dawn, especially on children who keep scratching the blister’s open, helps dry up the fluid, AND keep it from spreading. DRIVEWAY CLEANER If you have gasoline or motor oil stains on your driveway, you can use the kitty litter method to clean up the excess oil and then use a scrub broom and a solution of biodegradable Dawn dishwashing detergent and warm water to safely and effectively remove excess motor oil from the pavement. OILY SKIN Dawn makes a great facial cleanser for oily skin. A drop or two combined with warm water will do the trick. PAINT OR GREASE REMOVER FOR HANDS Dawn combined with corn oil makes for the perfect paint or grease remover. Simply combine a little bit of both in your hands then rub it over affected areas. The corn oil and the dishwashing liquid both help to dissolve the grease and paint – yet leave skin soft, unlike harsher paint removers. CLEANING THE KIDDIE POOL Plastic wading pools can get very gunky, very fast. Dump the water, then scrub the pool with Dawn and a sponge. More potent cleaners like bleach will weaken and dry out the plastic in the sun. MULTIPURPOSE CLEANER Merry Maids recommends using a drop of Dawn in water to clean ceramic tile and no-wax/linoleum floors. You can also use the spray on: • Bathroom and kitchen counters and sinks. • Woodwork, e.g., baseboards, shelves, and wainscoting. (Dry as you go–wood doesn’t like prolonged contact with water.) • Tubs and toilet seats. LAUNDRY PRE-TREATER FOR OILY STAINS For oil-based stains such as lipstick, grease, butter, motor oil, cooking oil, and some pen inks, simply apply some Dawn dishwashing liquid directly to the stain and scrub with a small brush or toothbrush until the oil is removed, and then launder as usual. NON-TOXIC LUBRICANT Sliding glass doors, door knobs, hinges etc. It lasts much longer than any aerosol type spray that I have tried. And Its non-toxic! It does a great job of cleaning the parts that its lubricating as well! SIDEWALK DE-ICER For icy steps and sidewalks in freezing temperatures, mix 1 teaspoon of Dawn dishwashing liquid, 1 tablespoon of rubbing alcohol, and 1/2 gallon hot/warm water and pour over walkways. They won’t refreeze. No more salt eating at the concrete in your sidewalks POOL CLEANING Squirt Dawn down the middle of the pool and all of the dirt, suntan lotion, etc. will move to the edges of the pool for easy clean up! AND it makes the pools sparkle. EYEGLASS DEFOGGER Simply rub a small drop of Dawn on eyeglass lenses, and wipe clean. It will leave a very thin film that will prevent them from fogging up. SHOWER FLOORS Cover greasy footprints on shower floors with a coating of Dawn; let sit overnight. Scrub away the gunk in the morning with a stiff brush. APHID CONTROL ON FRUIT TREES Mix two tablespoons Dawn to a gallon of water and put in your sprayer. Try to get spray both sides of the leaves, branches and the tree trunks. Let sit for about 15 minutes and then rinse the trees THOROUGHLY! AND FINALLY…….. Here’s a brilliant idea! Need a hostess gift when visiting friends and family this summer? Print off this post and include it with a bottle of Blue Dawn! Talk about USEFUL !
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DIY House Plant Food : "Household plants need nourishment, particularly in the dead of winter when sunlight is limited. Plants love starch, save the water you boiled your potatoes in, let it cool and use it to water your household plants.  Do the same with the water you use to boil eggs to feed calcium!" by rosiete
rosiete
rosiete DIY House Plant Food : "Household plants need nourishment, particularly in the dead of winter when sunlight is limited. Plants love starch, save the water you boiled your potatoes in, let it cool and use it to water your household plants. Do the same with the water you use to boil eggs to feed calcium!"
Food Gifts
use a towel holder drape fabric attach with hooks awesome idea. by eileen
eileen
eileen use a towel holder drape fabric attach with hooks awesome idea.
swans
fabric wall decals - use spray starch to make them temporary by Queen Esther
Queen Esther
Queen Esther fabric wall decals - use spray starch to make them temporary
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Quilting Tip of the Day: Dawn dishwashing soap is great to wash your finished quilts. It's similar to Synthrapol, a detergent dyers use to keep fugitive dyes from redepositing on fabric. I use just a tablespoon or two per quilt so it doesn't foam up the machine. I also wash new fabric with it for the same reason. (Wash new fabric in HOT water.) Cheap and available everywhere. by bodega
bodega
bodega Quilting Tip of the Day: Dawn dishwashing soap is great to wash your finished quilts. It's similar to Synthrapol, a detergent dyers use to keep fugitive dyes from redepositing on fabric. I use just a tablespoon or two per quilt so it doesn't foam up the machine. I also wash new fabric with it for the same reason. (Wash new fabric in HOT water.) Cheap and available everywhere.
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