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Pretty plush pillows from Pottery Barn not only (Credit: Pottery Barn)

Pretty plush pillows from Pottery Barn not only look good but feature built-in speakers; $89. More information: http://bit.ly/1RiC43z; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1VZmTOi

Gifts for tweens and teens

Whether the young girls and boys in your life are into the latest electronics, video games, crafts, jewelry and more, we found great gift ideas for tweens and teens.

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Meccanoid G15 KS

The Meccanoid G15 KS from Spin Master is
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The Meccanoid G15 KS from Spin Master is a build-it-yourself, 4-foot tall, walking, talking humanoid robot geared to ages 10 and older. Comes with more than 1,000 phrases and voice recognition; $399.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1hM8lUF; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GdgfCn

'Star Wars' model kits

Model kits of
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Model kits of "Star Wars" spaceships (for kids 6 and older) light up and require no glue, paint or tools; $19.99, More information: http://bit.ly/1MPdKHx; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MxsZAi.

Monopoly: Game of Thrones Collector's Edition

The Monopoly: Game of Thrones Collector's Edition has
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The Monopoly: Game of Thrones Collector's Edition has been customized with tokens including a crown, dragon egg, Three-Eyed Raven and more. Houses and hotels are swapped for foil-stamped sigils including Lannister, Stark, Targaryen and Baratheon; suggested retail price: $59.99; More information: http://bit.ly/1hM8VBH; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1RQgg07

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Jonathan Adler tic-tac-toe game

Groovy '60s-inspired Lucite tic-tac-toe game by Jonathan Adler includes
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Groovy '60s-inspired Lucite tic-tac-toe game by Jonathan Adler includes carved peace sign and hearts; $98. More information: http://bit.ly/1NORBKZ; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1LiU6kO

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Battle Action Millennium Falcon

This iconic ship opens up into a play
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This iconic ship opens up into a play set featuring a pop-up blaster that fires Nerf Elite darts, a turbolaser turret, light-up LED cannons, hyperdrive sound effects and more, for ages 6 and older. The set includes exclusive Chewbacca, Finn and BB-8 3.75-inch figures; More information: http://hasb.ro/1RCTTKS; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1HeD9UM

Miposaur

This robotic dinosaur interacts with an included trackball
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This robotic dinosaur interacts with an included trackball so kids ages 8 and older can take it for a walk, play chase, fetch or beg. Enhance play with a free app; More information: http://bit.ly/1Gzd6wV; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1incT4b

MasterChef Junior Baking Kitchen Set

MasterChef Junior launched new tools for young home
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MasterChef Junior launched new tools for young home cooks. The Baking Kitchen Set (pictured) comes with a mixing bowl, measuring cup, rolling pin, spatula, four silicone cupcake holders, four dusting guards and recipe cards. There is also a cooking set for burgers, pizza and breakfast; $19.94 each and a cooking essentials set for $29.94. Sold exclusively at walmart.com.

Skylanders Superchargers

The popular toys-to-life video game franchise now includes
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The popular toys-to-life video game franchise now includes vehicles. With 20 new characters, kids can speed across Skylands in vehicular combat, race down roaring rapids, and engage in aerial battles. Story-driven gameplay also includes on-foot adventures; More information: http://bit.ly/1Sccleh; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MXrfk3

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Disney Descendants Signature Outfit Doll Assortment

Meet the teenage descendants of Disney's heroes and
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Meet the teenage descendants of Disney's heroes and villains wearing their enchanted signature looks from the movie. These dolls each come with rooted hair, a stylish outfit, an iconic locket and a sticker, for ages 6 and older. More information: http://bit.ly/1Ml7G4E. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Sc5XDT

Lego Elves The Elves' Treetop Hideaway

This buildable play set for kids ages 9
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This buildable play set for kids ages 9 and older includes three mini-doll figures, plus Enki the panther cub, accessories, a magical portal, a secret compartment and more. More information: http://bit.ly/1M3JiZm. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1kWkNn4

Mighty Makers: Fun on the Ferris Wheel

Kids ages 7 and older can use 324
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Kids ages 7 and older can use 324 parts and pieces to build a Ferris wheel, pirate ship and boardwalk game for character figure Emily. The storybook guides kids as they build, and then they can decorate their creations and enjoy imaginative fun. More information: http://bit.ly/1PXiXhx. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1LEWuCM

Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

FlexTracks easily snap together, allowing players to quickly
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FlexTracks easily snap together, allowing players to quickly create customized battlefields. Face off against friends or AI cars using high-tech, intelligent vehicles. Built-in computers combined with visual sensors ensure players stay on track even during the most legendary battle moments; More information: http://go.anki.com/1P0Anup; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1keVls0.

Laser Pegs Super Copter

This building kit allows kids ages 5 and
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This building kit allows kids ages 5 and older to use tinted bricks to build up to 30 different models, including a Robotic Helper and Solar Voyager. Once complete, light up the creations with the sound-activated triangle power base; More information: http://bit.ly/1P0B5HS; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1keWrUJ

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Goldie Blox Craft-Struction Box

This set combines crafting and construction for an
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This set combines crafting and construction for an open-ended play experience for kids ages 6 and older. With more than 275 pieces, kids can think like Goldie to prototype and problem-solve. Includes building blocks and bits, stickers, springs, and more; More information: http://bit.ly/1inr6y2; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Gzmb8S

Vex Robotics Robotic Arm

This completely functional STEM-based construction kit is inspired
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This completely functional STEM-based construction kit is inspired by real industrial robot arms. Kids ages 8 and older can utilize four points of motion to control the arm and pick up surrounding objects with the claw; More information: http://bit.ly/1HeRel0; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1OaWPkn

3D Maker

When kids ages 6 and older trace stencils
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When kids ages 6 and older trace stencils and molds with gel and insert them into the UV chamber, their designs harden into flexible plastic. Connect finished pieces together to build 3-D structures. No heat ensures kid-safe play; More information: http://bit.ly/1jVm7q3; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/20eaF9j

New Nintendo 3DS XL

This portable video game system for kids ages
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This portable video game system for kids ages 9 and older features super-stable 3-D via face-tracking technology and built-in NFC functionality that allows for communication with amiibo figures. Kids can play games solo or connect with other players; More information: http://bit.ly/1NbzOMJ; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1KIMpAB

Sky Rover Voice Command

Kids ages 8 and older can control the
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Kids ages 8 and older can control the Sky Rover Voice Command helicopter using 12 verbal commands ? no hands required. Simply wear the headset and control your helicopter with your voice. Voice Command also features Smart Hover and Auto Pilot modes for easy maneuvering; $44.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1kWot8i; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1PXbpuU

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Makey Makey Classic

This circuit kit connects to everyday objects that
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This circuit kit connects to everyday objects that conduct electricity, allowing them to act as keys from a keyboard, piano, and more. Kids ages 8 and older can connect up to 14 separate objects at once and learn the basics of programming; $49.95. More information: http://bit.ly/1gGyuz5; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1inaZk1

Wrapped in Comfort gift set

A blend of soft cashmere, almond creme and
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A blend of soft cashmere, almond creme and blackberry rose, this gift set features shower gel, body lotion and fragrance mist in a gold-trimmed tote; $27. More information: http://bit.ly/1Xrq8Pf

Disney Infinity 3.0

Kids ages 10 and older can play as
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Kids ages 10 and older can play as "Star Wars" characters, battle with lightsabers and fly Star Wars vehicles. Kids can also play as characters from Disney, Disney?Pixar and Marvel franchises; $114.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1XCuNjn; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1kWpoWj

Remote Control Machines: Animals

Kits ages 8 and older can build eight
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Kits ages 8 and older can build eight different R/C animals with mechanical insides covered by colorful plastic skins. Each animal moves using a different mechanism, mimicking the movement of the real animal it represents. Control movement with a two-button remote; $49.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1XCvaue; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1XCvppb

Sky Viper HD Video Drone V950

This 12.75-inch drone can record video and pictures
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This 12.75-inch drone can record video and pictures in full 720p HD from a birds-eye view. Kids ages 12 and older can perform one-touch stunts and custom camera moves in autopilot mode, and rotate between six modes of flight sensitivity; $89.99 at skyrockettoys.com.

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Guitar Hero Live

For Sony PS4 and PS3, XBox 360 and
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For Sony PS4 and PS3, XBox 360 and XBox One, and Nintendo Wii U, be the center of action as crowds respond to whether or not you're playing well. Rock out in a variety of venues, play along with famous and new music videos, choose from different broadcast channels and more; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1HqGRQB; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1NZBOpK

Star Wars: Episode V11 The Force Awakens R2-D2 Interactive Robotic Droid

The remote control sends instant and pre-programmed commands
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The remote control sends instant and pre-programmed commands to the droid. The robot also features 10 buttons that program more than 1,000 action combinations, voice-activated responses, sound effects with coordinating head movements and he also projects image of Princess Leia on the wall; $159.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1PxSeHN; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1WMpOtU

DIY Synth Kit

Make your own music with this DIY Synth

Make your own music with this DIY Synth Kit from Technology Will Save Us; $40. More information: http://bit.ly/1GNknsC. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1P8o6Cw.

Persona 4: Dancing All Night

They could have called this game Monster's Ball.
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They could have called this game Monster's Ball. Or maybe High School Macabre Musical. Instead, you have Persona 4: Dancing All Night (Atlus), in which teens at a school dance fight off creepy monsters by putting their best feet forward on the floor. T for Teen; $49.99 for PlayStation Vita; More information: http://bit.ly/1hM6dfz; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1VZpXtI

Bubble Glass water bottles

Bubble glass, leak-proof bottles wrapped in grippy silicone
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Bubble glass, leak-proof bottles wrapped in grippy silicone will encourage hydration; $45 each, at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and saks.com. More information: nwsdy.li/bottles.

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Halo 5: Guardians

Halo finally enters Xbox One territory with the
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Halo finally enters Xbox One territory with the highly anticipated Halo 5: Guardians (Microsoft) with all of the flashy graphics and cartoonish violence that the shooter game series is famous for. T for Teen; $59.99 for Xbox One (out Oct. 27). More information: http://bit.ly/1kOsrhK; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1MxykaY

Bethany Mota shirt

A ‘statement’ tee from Bethany Mota’s holiday line;
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A ‘statement’ tee from Bethany Mota’s holiday line; $26. More information: http://qvc.co/1MMVzlE; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Prm160

Jewelry organizer

Another pretty problem solver from LI's Joy Mangano,
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Another pretty problem solver from LI's Joy Mangano, the jewelry organizer travels beautifully and comes in different colors and fabrics; $29.95 at hsn.com. For more information: http://bit.ly/1GQMimh.

Sweet Treat Rockin Plush Speakers

Pretty plush pillows from Pottery Barn not only
(Credit: Pottery Barn)

Pretty plush pillows from Pottery Barn not only look good but feature built-in speakers; $89. More information: http://bit.ly/1RiC43z; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1VZmTOi

'Star Wars' Battlefront

May the Imperial and Rebel forces be with
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May the Imperial and Rebel forces be with you in "Star Wars" Battlefront, a multiplayer space shooter designed to get fans excited for the Dec. 18 release of the movie "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens." Available on Nov. 17 for $59.99 for PlayStation 4 from Electronic Arts. More information: http://bit.ly/1JckMB4; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GdfsBq

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Battle Ballerz

Battle Ballerz by Yomega Corp. for ages 5
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Battle Ballerz by Yomega Corp. for ages 5 and older, are collectible characters whose heads are removable balls; $10. More information: http://bit.ly/1GQSRVU; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1jRJb8h.

Jewelry Fold - Triangle

Jewelry Fold - Triangle from Paper Punk lets
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Jewelry Fold - Triangle from Paper Punk lets girls fold paper into colorful statement jewelry; $19.95 at paperpunk.com. More than 550 pieces. Also comes in Jewelry Fold - Square. More information: http://bit.ly/1Gz5L0m

Connect 4 Twist and Turn

Connect 4 Twist and Turn from Winning Moves
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Connect 4 Twist and Turn from Winning Moves Games is just like the classic game of Connect 4, with literally a new twist. Each layer of the tower twists so strategy can include drop, twist and win; $16.95. More information: http://bit.ly/1PX56Yt; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1GN2c6n

Just Add Milk: Science + Art Kit

Just Add Milk: Science + Art Kit from
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Just Add Milk: Science + Art Kit from Griddly Games comes with everything kids need, except the milk, to explore amazing, safe chemical reactions; $10.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1LEJInK; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1WkfgYg

Air Hogs Hyper Disc

Kids ages 5 and older can defy gravity
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Kids ages 5 and older can defy gravity with the Air Hogs Hyper Disc from Spin Master. The inflatable flying disc can be filled with helium or air and flies like a Frisbee and floats like a blimp. The lightweight design makes it easy to toss, flip, bounce and perform other tricks; $11.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1NDxZ9x; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1NbgoYi

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Invite Bandz

The Invite Bandz from MarkedPrivate offer a new
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The Invite Bandz from MarkedPrivate offer a new way to invite friends to a party; $14.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1MwCyW8; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/20dRaOf

Tracer Racers Remote Control Sets

Tracer Racers Remote Control Sets from Skullduggery for
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Tracer Racers Remote Control Sets from Skullduggery for ages 6 and up offer a glow-in-the-dark dual loop and more than 36 feet of track as well as two remote control tracer racers; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1keG7mQ; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1P8dZxx

Spy Gear Ultimate Night Vision

Spin Master's Spy Gear Ultimate Night Vision allows
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Spin Master's Spy Gear Ultimate Night Vision allows kids ages 6 and older to navigate in pitch-black conditions and see up to 50 feet away. The infrared technology creates an invisible stealth beam, allowing kids to see objects in the dark; $40.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1PX9irg; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1HezQNt

DohVinci Spotlight Spin Studio Kit

The DohVinci Spotlight Spin Studio Kit from Hasbro
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The DohVinci Spotlight Spin Studio Kit from Hasbro lets kids ages 6 and older take their art to all-new dimensions using the design-and display turntable. The kit includes two 3-D projects, three flat projects, a Styler tool and six Deco Pop colors; $29.99. More information: http://hasb.ro/1Vs3zsA; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1RgG9Wm

Text Cool Bracelet Studio

The Text Cool Bracelet Studio lets kids ages
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The Text Cool Bracelet Studio lets kids ages 6 and older wear a message on their wrists. Customize bracelets easily by stamping letters, emoticons and patterns. The kit comes with 34 bracelet bands, pattern rollers, clasps and more; $24.99. Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1keHH8j

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Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers

The Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers set from
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The Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers set from Thames and Kosmos is a 237-piece construction set that includes instructions to build not only a robot rover, but nine additional space-themed models, including a lunar rover, rocket launcher car, space shuttle and more. The 64-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models and teaches them about real-world examples of outer space; $99.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1P0xBFk; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1kePPWy

Compose Yourself

With the Compose Yourself game from Think Fun,
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With the Compose Yourself game from Think Fun, kids ages 6 and older can create, play and share a world-class composition. Simply play with the cards and create interesting visual patterns by flipping, rotating and reordering them. Then, they can enter card codes on a special website to hear their composition played by virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie and members of a full symphony orchestra; $14.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1fD3K6C; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1kWv0Qc

Moff Band

The Moff Band is a wearable tech toy
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The Moff Band is a wearable tech toy from Moff Inc. Put it on and connect with the app and your hand movements make a variety of noises. You can pick up sticks and pretend to play the drums, and you'll hear drum music. Choose a sword and you'll hear swashbuckling sounds. A wand can give off a magical sound; $54.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1foMNfk

Chrono Bomb

Chrono Bomb from Patch Products lets kids create
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Chrono Bomb from Patch Products lets kids create a "laser" field to crawl through. At the end of the maze is a bomb counting down. Bump the wire and it ticks faster, goal is to make it to the end and defuse the bomb; $24.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1WkoZ0B; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1XCARIu

Candy Craft Chocolate Pen

The Candy Craft Chocolate Pen from Skyrocket Toys
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The Candy Craft Chocolate Pen from Skyrocket Toys is a motorized chocolate pen that dispenses real liquid chocolate that then hardens into solid chocolate. The chocolate tubes can be easily switched to create multicolor treats. The chocolate kit, for kids ages 6 and older, includes the pen, different colored chocolate tubes, molds and more; $29.99 at toysrus.com.

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The Selfie Game

What does your selfie say about you? You
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What does your selfie say about you? You can find out with the Selfie-The Game of Silly Expressions from USAopoly. Simply draw a card, take a selfie and then watch as your friends and family guess your expression. The favorite guess gets a point and the player with the most points at the end wins; $14.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1GzgYOl; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1injsDK

Monster High Gore-geous Ghoul The Anti-Styling Head

With the Monster High Gore-geous Ghoul The Anti-Styling
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With the Monster High Gore-geous Ghoul The Anti-Styling Head from Just Play, ghouls can create and customize scary cute looks with make-up and creeptastic tattoos. Create countless designs for your gore-geous ghoul then put your ghoul back in the jar to see her glow. The set ncludes 33 fang-tastic accessories and has fun hidden storage for your accessories; ages 8 and older; $29.99. More information: http://bit.ly/1XCBMbQ; Find the best price: http://bit.ly/1Mlewar

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