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TASTEE FREEZ Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 4, 2014

The Tastee Freez franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Tastee Freez franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $500,000+ investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Tastee Freez included the following assessment:

No. 3 Tastee Freez

Offers the same soft-serve ice cream it’s been selling since 1950 at walk-up and fast-food locations.

Average Initial Investment: $678,700

Initial Training Hours: 366-386

Growth rate: –11%

Continuity: 56%

Franchisor Support: B

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $500,000+ Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Country Kitchen International

Concept:  Restaurants specializes in comfort food like meat loaf, fried steaks and apple pie.

#2 It’s A Grind Coffee House

Concept:  Coffee shops that also sell tea and smoothies

#3 Tastee Freez

Concept:  Soft-serve ice cream shops with walk-up and fast-food locations.

#4 Atlanta Bread Company

Concept:  Fast casual restaurants selling soups, sandwiches and baked goods

#5 Bennigan’s

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar

#6 Shoney’s

Concept: Full service family restaurant

#7 Bonanza Steakhouse

Concept: Family restaurant serves chicken, seafood and sandwiches, as well as steaks

#8 Desert Sun Tanning Salons

Concept: Tanning salons with sunbeds and spray-tan options

#9 La Salsa

Concept: Quickservice Mexican restaurants with strip center, freestanding and downtown locations

#10 Ground Round Grille & Bar

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar, founded by Howard Johnson’s in 1969.

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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IT’S A GRIND COFFEE HOUSE Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 4, 2014

The It’s A Grind Coffee House franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that It’s A Grind Coffee House is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The It’s A Grind Coffee House franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $500,000+ investment range.

The Forbes ranking for It’s A Grind Coffee House included the following assessment:

No. 2 It’s A Grind Coffee House

Sells tea and smoothies, as well as microroasted arabica bean coffee.

Average Initial Investment: $560,425

Initial Training Hours: 160

Growth rate: –16%

Continuity: 34%

Franchisor Support: C

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $500,000+ Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Country Kitchen International

Concept:  Restaurants specializes in comfort food like meat loaf, fried steaks and apple pie.

#2  It’s A Grind Coffee House

Concept:  Coffee shops that also sell tea and smoothies

#3 Tastee Freez

Concept:  Soft-serve ice cream shops with walk-up and fast-food locations.

#4 Atlanta Bread Company

Concept:  Fast casual restaurants selling soups, sandwiches and baked goods

#5 Bennigan’s

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar

#6 Shoney’s

Concept: Full service family restaurant

#7 Bonanza Steakhouse

Concept: Family restaurant serves chicken, seafood and sandwiches, as well as steaks

#8 Desert Sun Tanning Salons

Concept: Tanning salons with sunbeds and spray-tan options

#9 La Salsa

Concept: Quickservice Mexican restaurants with strip center, freestanding and downtown locations

#10 Ground Round Grille & Bar

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar, founded by Howard Johnson’s in 1969.

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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COUNTRY KITCHEN INTERNATIONAL Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 4, 2014

The Country Kitchen International franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that Country Kitchen International is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Country Kitchen International franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $500,000+ investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Country Kitchen International included the following assessment:

No. 1 Country Kitchen International

Specializes in comfort food like meat loaf, fried steaks and apple pie.

Average Initial Investment: $1,213,650

Initial Training Hours: 480-1,280

Growth rate: –13%

Continuity: 54%

Franchisor Support: C

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $500,000+ Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Country Kitchen International

Concept:  Restaurants specializes in comfort food like meat loaf, fried steaks and apple pie.

#2 It’s A Grind Coffee House

Concept:  Coffee shops that also sell tea and smoothies

#3 Tastee Freez

Concept:  Soft-serve ice cream shops with walk-up and fast-food locations.

#4 Atlanta Bread Company

Concept:  Fast casual restaurants selling soups, sandwiches and baked goods

#5 Bennigan’s

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar

#6 Shoney’s

Concept: Full service family restaurant

#7 Bonanza Steakhouse

Concept: Family restaurant serves chicken, seafood and sandwiches, as well as steaks

#8 Desert Sun Tanning Salons

Concept: Tanning salons with sunbeds and spray-tan options

#9 La Salsa

Concept: Quickservice Mexican restaurants with strip center, freestanding and downtown locations

#10 Ground Round Grille & Bar

Concept: Full service restaurant & bar, founded by Howard Johnson’s in 1969.

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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MARK GOLOB LAWSUIT: Overview, Updates, and Discussion

June 3, 2014

MARK GOLOB LAWSUIT: Overview, Updates, and Discussion Links

Thanks to all those who provided support, advice and assistance, especially California franchise attorney Peter Lagarias who did a stellar job. – Sean Kelly

Media inquiries:  For more information or to arrange an interview with Sean Kelly and/or Peter Lagarias, please email UnhappyFranchisee[at]gmail,com.

Overview of Golob v. Kelly Lawsuit:

$35,000,000 Lawsuit Backfires on Health Club Franchisor   May 27, 2014

Mark Golob v Sean Kelly (UnhappyFranchisee.Com) Lawsuit Documents  May 27, 2014

 

Golob v. Kelly on the web:

(BlueMauMau.Org)  Mark Golob Targets Franchisee Speech  2/23, 2014 Corbin Williston

(BlueMauMau.Org)  Free Speech Wins! Butterfly Fitness Ex-CEO Mark Golob, Lawyer Nikolaus Reed Lose Defamation Suit against Unhappy Franchisee 6/2/14

(BlueMauMau.Org) Part 2: Freedom of the Press Includes Bloggers

(BlueMauMau.Org)  Butterfly Fitness’ Timetable of Trouble with California’s Regulators

(AnnLogue.Com) Another blogger fights a SLAAP suit and wins   June 2, 2014,  Ann Logue

(Senator Stewart Greenleaf)  Sean Kelly – Senator Stewart Greenleaf

(Club Industry) Butterfly Life Founder Loses Lawsuit Over Free Speech  July 1, 2014

 

More UnhappyFranchisee.Com posts:

MARK GOLOB LAWSUIT Is Attorney Nikolaus Reed SLAPPING Me?

MARK GOLOB LAWSUIT: Does Mark Golob Have a History of Litigation in the Health Club Industry?

MARK GOLOB LAWSUIT: Why PA Needs Anti-SLAPP Senate Bill 1095 [UPDATED]  May 30, 2014

The Original Butterfly Life Posts, Interviews & Comments:

BUTTERFLY LIFE FRANCHISE DISCUSSION

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Franchisees Mourn the Loss of Cynthia Holt August 25, 2008

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Franchisees Lose Arbitration? March 15, 2009

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Jeff Marks, Ex-Franchisee

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Carol King, Ex-Franchisee

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Linda McBride, Ex-Franchisee

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Julie Franco, Ex-Franchisee

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Lisle Head, Ex-Franchisee

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Michael Motes, Ex-Franchisee

BUTTERFLY LIFE: Interview With Franchisee Matt Wilson

 

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GREAT STEAK & POTATO COMPANY Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 2, 2014

The Great Steak & Potato Company franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that Great Steak & Potato Company is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Great Steak & Potato Company franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $150,001 – $500,000 investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Great Steak & Potato Company included the following assessment:

No. 10 Great Steak & Potato Company

Grills to order classic cheese steaks; serves chili, baked potatoes and other fare.

Average Initial Investment: $350,450

Initial Training Hours: 80

Growth rate: –14%

Continuity: 47%

Franchisor Support: B

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $150,001 – $500,000 Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Dippin’ Dots

Concept:  Franchisees sell flash-frozen beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice at inline locations, carts and mobile units

#2 Steak Escape

Concept:  Franchisees serve cheesesteaks, sandwiches and fresh-cut fries mostly at quickservice food court and airport locations

#3 Commission Express

Concept:  Franchisees works as a pay advance for realtors, turning unpaid commissions into cash.

#4 Cookies by Design

Concept:  Franchisees turn dough into “cookie bouquets” and gift baskets for holidays and various occasions.

#5 Dream Dinners

Concept:  Franchisees teaches in-person meal prep and sell measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

# 6 Avalar

Concept:  Franchisees provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

#7  DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Concept:  Franchisees offer remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

# 8 Golf Etc.

Concept:  Franchisees operate golf stores that sell and repair golf equipment

#9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees operate quickservice Japanese cuisine in strip center and mall locations

#10 Great Steak & Potato Company (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees sell cheese steak & potatoes in mall and strip centers quickservice units

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here: 

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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SAMURAI SAM’S TERIYAKI GRILL Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 2, 2014

The Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $150,001 – $500,000 investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill included the following assessment:

No. 9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill

Prepares Japanese meals at more than 35 locations across the U.S.

Average Initial Investment: $284,025

Initial Training Hours: 80

Growth rate: –14%

Continuity: 39%

Franchisor Support: C

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $150,001 – $500,000 Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Dippin’ Dots

Concept:  Franchisees sell flash-frozen beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice at inline locations, carts and mobile units

#2 Steak Escape

Concept:  Franchisees serve cheesesteaks, sandwiches and fresh-cut fries mostly at quickservice food court and airport locations

#3 Commission Express

Concept:  Franchisees works as a pay advance for realtors, turning unpaid commissions into cash.

#4 Cookies by Design

Concept:  Franchisees turn dough into “cookie bouquets” and gift baskets for holidays and various occasions.

#5 Dream Dinners

Concept:  Franchisees teaches in-person meal prep and sell measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

# 6 Avalar

Concept:  Franchisees provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

#7  DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Concept:  Franchisees offer remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

# 8 Golf Etc.

Concept:  Franchisees operate golf stores that sell and repair golf equipment

#9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees operate quickservice Japanese cuisine in strip center and mall locations

#10 Great Steak & Potato Company (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees sell cheese steak & potatoes in mall and strip centers quickservice units

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here: 

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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GOLF ETC. Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 2, 2014

The Golf Etc. franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that Golf Etc. is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Golf Etc. franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the  $150,000 – $500,000 investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Golf Etc. included the following assessment:

No. 8 Golf Etc.

Sells and repairs gear; studies your swing to find the best equipment for your game.

Average Initial Investment: $388,000

Initial Training Hours: 104

Growth rate: –13%

Continuity: 32%

Franchisor Support: C

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $150,001 – $500,000 Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Dippin’ Dots

Concept:  Franchisees sell flash-frozen beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice at inline locations, carts and mobile units

#2 Steak Escape

Concept:  Franchisees serve cheesesteaks, sandwiches and fresh-cut fries mostly at quickservice food court and airport locations

#3 Commission Express

Concept:  Franchisees works as a pay advance for realtors, turning unpaid commissions into cash.

#4 Cookies by Design

Concept:  Franchisees turn dough into “cookie bouquets” and gift baskets for holidays and various occasions.

#5 Dream Dinners

Concept:  Franchisees teaches in-person meal prep and sell measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

# 6 Avalar

Concept:  Franchisees provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

#7  DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Concept:  Franchisees offer remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

# 8 Golf Etc.

Concept:  Franchisees operate golf stores that sell and repair golf equipment

#9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees operate quickservice Japanese cuisine in strip center and mall locations

#10 Great Steak & Potato Company (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees sell cheese steak & potatoes in mall and strip centers quickservice units

 

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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DREAMMAKER BATH & KITCHEN Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 2, 2014

The DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $150, 001 – $500,000 investment range.

The Forbes ranking for DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen included the following assessment:

No. 7 DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Offers remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

Average Initial Investment: $170,300

Initial Training Hours: 49.5

Growth rate: –17%

Continuity: 37%

Franchisor Support: B

Read Dreammaker’s response: DREAMMAKER BATH & KITCHEN President Responds to Forbes Worst Franchise List

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $150,001 – $500,000 Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Dippin’ Dots

Concept:  Franchisees sell flash-frozen beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice at inline locations, carts and mobile units

#2 Steak Escape

Concept:  Franchisees serve cheesesteaks, sandwiches and fresh-cut fries mostly at quickservice food court and airport locations

#3 Commission Express

Concept:  Franchisees works as a pay advance for realtors, turning unpaid commissions into cash.

#4 Cookies by Design

Concept:  Franchisees turn dough into “cookie bouquets” and gift baskets for holidays and various occasions.

#5 Dream Dinners

Concept:  Franchisees teaches in-person meal prep and sell measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

# 6 Avalar

Concept:  Franchisees provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

#7  DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Concept:  Franchisees offer remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

# 8 Golf Etc.

Concept:  Franchisees operate golf stores that sell and repair golf equipment

#9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees operate quickservice Japanese cuisine in strip center and mall locations

#10 Great Steak & Potato Company (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees sell cheese steak & potatoes in mall and strip centers quickservice units

 

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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AVALAR Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 2, 2014

The Avalar franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that Avalar is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Avalar franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $150,000 – $500,000 investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Avalar included the following assessment:

No. 6 Avalar

Provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

Average Initial Investment: $188,250

Initial Training Hours: 4

Growth rate: –13%

Continuity: 34%

Franchisor Support: D

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $150,001 – $500,000 Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Dippin’ Dots

Concept:  Franchisees sell flash-frozen beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice at inline locations, carts and mobile units

#2 Steak Escape

Concept:  Franchisees serve cheesesteaks, sandwiches and fresh-cut fries mostly at quickservice food court and airport locations

#3 Commission Express

Concept:  Franchisees works as a pay advance for realtors, turning unpaid commissions into cash.

#4 Cookies by Design

Concept:  Franchisees turn dough into “cookie bouquets” and gift baskets for holidays and various occasions.

#5 Dream Dinners

Concept:  Franchisees teaches in-person meal prep and sell measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

# 6 Avalar

Concept:  Franchisees provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

#7  DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Concept:  Franchisees offer remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

# 8 Golf Etc.

Concept:  Franchisees operate golf stores that sell and repair golf equipment

#9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees operate quickservice Japanese cuisine in strip center and mall locations

#10 Great Steak & Potato Company (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees sell cheese steak & potatoes in mall and strip centers quickservice units

 

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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DREAM DINNERS Rated a Worst Franchise by Forbes. Do You Agree?

June 2, 2014

The Dream Dinners franchise was rated one of the worst franchise opportunities in America by Forbes magazine.

Do you agree that Dream Dinners is one of the worst franchises? 

Why or why not?

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(UnhappyFranchisee.Com)  The June 16, 2014 issue of Forbes magazine features their picks for America’s Best And Worst Franchises.

The Dream Dinners franchise made the Forbes list of the worst franchise opportunities in the $150,001 – $500,000 investment range.

The Forbes ranking for Dream Dinners included the following assessment:

No. 5 Dream Dinners

Teaches in-person meal prep and sells measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

Average Initial Investment: $345,100

Initial Training Hours: 51

Growth rate: –15%

Continuity: 37%

Franchisor Support: C

Here are the rest of Forbes worst franchises:

Forbes Worst Franchises with $150,001 – $500,000 Investments

(With #1 being the worst)

#1 Dippin’ Dots

Concept:  Franchisees sell flash-frozen beads of ice cream, yogurt, sherbet and flavored ice at inline locations, carts and mobile units

#2 Steak Escape

Concept:  Franchisees serve cheesesteaks, sandwiches and fresh-cut fries mostly at quickservice food court and airport locations

#3 Commission Express

Concept:  Franchisees works as a pay advance for realtors, turning unpaid commissions into cash.

#4 Cookies by Design

Concept:  Franchisees turn dough into “cookie bouquets” and gift baskets for holidays and various occasions.

#5 Dream Dinners

Concept:  Franchisees teaches in-person meal prep and sell measured ingredients for consumers to take home.

# 6 Avalar

Concept:  Franchisees provides training and HR support for expanding real estate and mortgage businesses.

#7  DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen

Concept:  Franchisees offer remodeling plans and provides financing in some locations.

# 8 Golf Etc.

Concept:  Franchisees operate golf stores that sell and repair golf equipment

#9 Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees operate quickservice Japanese cuisine in strip center and mall locations

#10 Great Steak & Potato Company (Kahala)

Concept:  Franchisees sell cheese steak & potatoes in mall and strip centers quickservice units

 

See all Forbes Worst Franchises here:

America’s Best And Worst Franchises

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