America’s Vote: Which Houseguest Do You Want To Win $25,000?

by Matt Richmond on September 11, 2013

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It’s that time of year again Big Brother fans! It’s time for America’s vote and this time we’re choosing which houseguest we want to win the traditional $25,000 America’s Favorite Houseguest prize!

All sixteen houseguests are eligble for this prize so you can vote for whoever you want. Click HERE to cast your vote on CBS.com. You can vote up to 10 times on CBS.com through Tuesday, September 17 at 2:59pm EST.

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Karen Mainous September 11, 2013 at 10:52 pm

I voted for ELissa and I see AMERICA agrees, as 48% of all votes go to her so far. She was abused for nearly 90 days, and she was a class act. She never tried to hurt anyone’s feelings. She was in the house with people of other sex, persuasion, race and never pulled those cards on anyone. Never mocked anyone personally. She did say she didn’t like them because they were mean (which they were, and crude) and she should have won. She was evicted, as per the rules, but she deserves the $25,000 for bringing the only bit of class to the trashiest Big Brother so far!

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linda September 12, 2013 at 2:33 am

I agree….

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Tracey graham September 12, 2013 at 9:56 pm

I totally agree she was abused by Amanda who I hate she is a bully I would never buy a house from her

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Jen September 12, 2013 at 11:04 pm

I totally agree about Amanda, the very best part of the entire season is when Amanda got so upset that she’d been nominated….ah hello?? It’s Big brother you fool. Next time try being nicer. No one likes a friggin’ bully! Kudo’s to Alyssa for not smackin’ her one…like I would have. And also for not reacting or retaliating to the taunting. I wasn’t her biggest fan in the beginning, but got to really want her to go far towards the end.

Cyndi September 13, 2013 at 1:31 am

100% agree … People say its about if they have money or not…NO , it’s the fact she was a decent person playing a clean game and was targeted from day one and was treated sooooo bad. These nasty attitudes and disgusting mouths do not deserve a penny from a game that tests your character ..they all failed at the end except Elissa.. She played a good game.

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Ariel September 13, 2013 at 4:20 am

So even though Elissa stuck her nose in the air, said she was better than everyone in the house and judged them by their financial statuses. Or the fact that she threatened to quit and got the producers to manipulate the game so that she would win competitions doesn’t impact your assessment of her relative to others? I never knew any game where a snobby quiter got looked at so favorably by people. I can only guess that you fail to see that if she was playing on the show with you that you too would be given the cold shoulder and judged as far lesser than she by comparison.

Katie September 14, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Ariel you are wrong.. You seem a bit judgmental to!!! How do you know that the producers did? I don’t think Elissa is so powerful that she got the producers to manipulate the games? She won fair just like everyone else did the only thing is she didnt allow anyone to manipulate her in this games. So what if she kept to herself or thought she was better then other!!!! She was targeted since day one because of her sister. This has been the worse big brother I have ever watched the people this season seemed like they never even watched big brother before. People lie and talk behind your back because ITS A GAME….. These people thought everyone owed them something and that when someone one HOH they were to play their game. When Elissa won she did her own thing just like GM. I bet you are the person that likes Aaryn and Amanda. Races and Judgmental people that if they don’t get their way they cry and throws a fit.

Narayan September 19, 2013 at 1:53 am

Ariel, I suggest that you stfu because you have no idea what Elissa went through in the house. Shut up and walk bitch!

Jackie September 16, 2013 at 9:21 pm

I totally agree these houseguest s are rude, crude and disgusting. Watching GM eat makes want to throw-up. I don’t want any of these yuck people to win.

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Jackie September 16, 2013 at 11:10 pm

They talked the most filthy trash talk about Elissa on the TVGN feeds last night. Totally disgusting. Do they not know they are on TV and people aren’t interested in their gross talk. Yuck. I can’t stand any one of them. I think they need to tell they are so gross none of them deserves any money. That would be awesome.

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jeff September 12, 2013 at 12:18 am

I feel like Howard deserves to be Americas Player.

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Nanette September 16, 2013 at 3:36 am

I have watched BB#15 all season – have watched the other seasons on and off. Out of ALL the previous house guest Howard carried himself with dignity & grace. He was not perfect but he was generous with his heart and such a gentleman. I have never seen such a nice man like him on a reality game show. I knew Elissa would have the votes because she is legacy BB which set her up to be a target. Naturally, she would have MOMENTS of isolation but she had her alliances as well. She was not totally alone. Howard had people in the house that would come & talk with him but were enemies of each other. Howard is my vote too Jeff.

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paulina singh September 12, 2013 at 12:54 am

I feel bad for Elissa! Her biggest mistake was trying to keep Amanda in the game. She was the most honest person though!

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Karen Mainous September 12, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Yes, she was and she is my pick. I think ONE reason the others disliked her (besides the fact that they all were/are jealous of her) is that she was so sweet and religious and they believed that she tried to portray a “perfect” person. She has an 8 year old son and a one year marriage. I don’t know if she was married before or had a child on her own, but they have mentioned that fact. We all make mistakes so they should have cut her a break. I do feel she was a class act and was the most honest.

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Michelle September 12, 2013 at 8:59 am

I agree, Elissa deserves the 25,000. I was so mad when she got evicted. None of the house guest deserve the money more than Elissa does. I cant stand that weasel Andy. Now he won hoh and pov. Oh my god, if he wins all of it, I will let out a big scream. I wish we could vote for 1 of the jury members to win the 500, 000 because Elissa will have my vote all the way. This has been the worst bb that I ever watched.

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Katie September 14, 2013 at 3:33 pm

AGREED!

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Joyce September 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Elissa was treated bad by most of the house guest! She deserves to win the money because of it all. Team Elissa!!!!

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Jackie September 16, 2013 at 9:33 pm

She never had a chance to play the game. She were on her from day one. Then they made a big deal about her not saying she was Rachel’s sister but I think she just wanted to be her own person without the stigma, but of course Aaryn thought she was hiding that and other stuff weird direction to go showed her immaturity. I would love for BB to bring her back in another season with adults and let play her game to see what she can do when given the chance.

Ariel September 12, 2013 at 6:05 pm

Elissa wanted to quit!! I can’t believe you people are so stupid as to vote for her. The only reason she stayed was because the producers set her up to win HOH and have only showed her in a positive light while hiding how socially outcast she made herself by sitting back in judgement. This game is about relationships and Elissa didn’t have many because she sees herself as such an elite and so much better than other. . Where I come from.. QUITERS are the biggest losers. If you watched the live feeds, she was the most judgemental person on the show and she also thought she was bettter than everyone else- which is why she failed in having relationships with so many others on the show. You people are suckers and see only what you want to see.

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Katie September 14, 2013 at 3:40 pm

You must have been watching a different Big Brother? Judgmental Elissa I doubt it. So she wanted to quit who cares a lot of people break down in games like this. The producers did not make her win where are you coming up with this? She failed having relationships because day won when they found out she was Rachels sister they all wanted her out and attacked her. Helen and Howard where the only people that accepted her at first.

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Ariel September 15, 2013 at 12:37 am

Your missing those important scenes via live feed and after hours shows where far less editing occurs. The contest with the chips with peoples names on them is what I am talking about. It occured the week that Elissa said she was leaving and her weak moment lasted all week. No one could find the chip with Judd’s name but there happened to be one laying out in the open in Elissa’s lane. She also said she wouldn’t stay for the jury and instead would go home. The only reason that she changed her view was after winning that event. Sadly, the other players have also see the too many coincidences benefiting Elissa which are clearly set up purposely. If you watch live and after hours you can also notice how the producers have edited out a lot of Eliss’s “I’m quiting” conversations which were many and continued for an entire week. If that had been Aaryn or Jessie, they would have focused the entire episode on it, including advertisements questioning it, calling them quiters and saying we should tune in to see what happened.

Tracey graham September 12, 2013 at 9:36 pm

I think Elissa deserves the money!

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Jackie September 16, 2013 at 9:38 pm

She wanted to quit but the house was brutal to her. I watch the LF’s I would have wanted to leave the first week I can’t believe she was able to put up with the amount of crap they dished out to her. They are still bashing her it is unbelievable what a two faced ass Andy is, his first HOH blog did nothing but praise her and now he can’t stop bashing her. And GM is such a hater when it comes to Candice wow jealous much?!

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Lamar September 12, 2013 at 10:22 pm

I think that Andy needs to go, and spencer or ginamarie should win but for the most part Andy should go

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Joyce September 14, 2013 at 7:08 pm

GM was one of the racist on the show. She doesn’t need to be rewarded. I rather have Andy and I really dislike him!

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Cathie Lynn Hill September 15, 2013 at 10:48 pm

Andy needs to go home not even to jury. I dont like him at all. He is such a lier. And he floated through almost the entire game. He MUST go.

Sheila September 16, 2013 at 10:03 am

Boy I agree but Im not that impressed with Spencer either. He Thinks we all love him, he’s in for a shock

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Danielle September 17, 2013 at 5:20 am

I agree Lamar.

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Lamar September 12, 2013 at 10:25 pm

I am 10 years old and a big brothers fan. I think Andy needs to go because he’s playing the wrong game and 2 faced

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linda September 14, 2013 at 11:08 am

I THINK THIS HAS BEEN THE WORST BIG BROTHER EVER. NONE OF THE PEOPLE LEFT SHOPULD WIN THE MONEY. THEY ARE NASTY….CANT STAND ANDY AND SPENCER IS NASTY AND GM THINKS SHE HAS IT GOING ON. ELISA DESERVES EVERY THING. SPENCER TALK TERRIBLE….

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Wes September 14, 2013 at 7:42 pm

I personally don’t understand why everyone’s so strongly supportive of Elissa. After the first couple weeks, the fact that she was Rachel’s sister wasn’t an issue. I never watched the live feeds, so I don’t know what went on outside of the show, but she didn’t seem very involved in the actual gameplay. She really appeared to be riding Helen’s coattails. Helen did all the work for those two. Helen was a good, strong, effective player, so I voted for her.

I also don’t agree that Andy was a floater. When I think of floaters, I think of people who didn’t really contribute to any of the strategy in the game (like Jenn from BB14). While Andy wasn’t as overt with his strategy as others (Helen/Amanda), he was definitely present and involved in strategizing, even if that involvement did include backstabbing people.

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Justin September 16, 2013 at 2:22 am

I can’t speak for others, but the reason I voted for Elissa as America’s Favorite was because she was the only likable person in the house by a long shot after Howard, Candice and Jessie were evicted. After Elissa’s eviction, who were we left with? The Rat (Andy), The Racist (GinaMarie), The Pervert (Spencer), The Slug (McCrae) and The Rube (Judd).

If this vote was based solely on gameplay, well, yes, Elissa would not win that, but the vote is for Favorite Player.

I was rooting for Helen, especially when she aligned with Candice, but she lost me for good when she cheerfully threw Candice under the bus without a second thought when it was convenient for her. Not to mention, she was best friends with the two biggest racists in the house (Aaryn and GM), and joined in on calling Candice the bully, saying she was being “too sensitive.”

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Jack September 14, 2013 at 8:41 pm

McRae should win for his tolerance of Amanda!

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Barbie September 14, 2013 at 11:22 pm

Those that talk about Elissa don’t understand what they put her thru. Yes, she was a lot different since she is a wife and mother and doesn’t live in a world where people treat each other this way. There were reasons she thought about leaving with the way she was treated. Do you hear how they talk about her now? She really didn’t belong in this house but I enjoyed her friendship with Helen. They even turned Judd against her. I still think Judd should get the money because Elissa doesn’t need it but if she wins it then that’s the vote.

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hope September 15, 2013 at 9:47 pm

Pizza boy need to get it. He is awesome

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Justin September 16, 2013 at 2:30 am

McCrae? Really? Why? He did absolutely nothing in the game but lay around with Amanda for the summer, occasionally getting out of bed to lay around with Amanda in the backyard. When he wasn’t chewing on the warts on his hand, the most he would ever contribute to a conversation was, “Like, yeah, I dunno, I guess, I dunno.” He spent the whole summer hiding behind Amanda, letting her play the game for him, and only realized he needed to play the game for himself *after* Amanda was evicted. It took him that long.

Not to mention he was incredibly stupid for a supposed Big Brother “superfan.” He had to have the Exterminators sit him down and spoonfeed their plan to him. He knew Andy was not to be trusted, that Andy evicted Amanda, that Elissa was telling the truth about keeping Amanda, that there was *something* fishy going on with the remaining houseguests, yet he still decided to nominate the one possible ally he had left in the house.

He cried knowing he was about to be evicted, when it was really his own endless stupidity that cost him the game.

Karen Mainous September 15, 2013 at 12:31 am

Several have said they wanted to quit. Amanda did when she last got put up with McRay. We all say things when we are mad, but we DON’T verbally abuse others, make fun of them to their faces, tell people their mother dislikes them or other mean-spirited things that have been said on this show besides the racial and bigoted things. Elissa never once got personal or tried to hurt another person’s feelings. It is one thing to manipulate a game, another to tear down a person’s spirit. Elissa was a class act because she has class, which was a missing trait from the others in the house.

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Ariel September 15, 2013 at 12:44 am

Elissa judged people behind the scenes with her conversations with Helen where it was clear she also thought she was better than them. Most were after hour and live feed and edited out. For instance she made negative comments about where people were in their lives; judging their level of education, homelife and even their clothes. That included putting down GM for living with her parents. Helen had to tell her that GM lost her home to a hurricane. But if Elissa hadn’t judged people and then shut them out, she would have learned these things on her own. I don’t think that is good game play for Big Brother and from what I saw after hours (I watched most of them) and live, I think Elissa was most judgemental of all the players.

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Terry Jordan September 15, 2013 at 7:07 pm

I watched ALL the live feeds…you know what…she STILL did less backstabbing and judging than any of the scum left in the house and she never said anything that wasn’t true. You know, the person with the most class was E…because, anyone under the stress these people put her under would have either walked out or popped them in the face. I am sure that if it were you in her shoes..you would have walked, I know that I would have. I have tremendous respect for E. She is a Christain and she is my sister in CHRIST. I stand behind her!

Karen Mainous September 16, 2013 at 2:57 pm

No,Elissa said they were not nice and she believed she was NICER than them, which she was. I would have avoided those nasty people, too. Some did.not bathe, some farted and belched and picked their nose and ears and feet and they cussedupb a storm, they had sex on camera and spoke of sex with adults, animas and kids. Who the heck would befriend them but birds of a feather. Not game play, but avoidance of sins. I am with Elissa and my feeble choise for winner now is GM mainly because she keeps her bathroom habits in the bathroom and did fight at the end. Other two are floaters and Spencer is the nastiness

Joe Schumck September 15, 2013 at 7:51 pm

We need to vote for Brittany Haynes as BB15 America’s Favorite. No one this year deserves it… Period! As you may know, Brittany’s new baby has cancer, and maybe it will help them through…

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Kelly September 15, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Joe:

We should vote for someone who played the game!

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Pam smith September 15, 2013 at 9:46 pm

GM should of gone a long time ago. She is a bully…gang banger wanna be.

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devin September 15, 2013 at 9:47 pm

ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA! ELISSA!

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Pam smith September 15, 2013 at 9:52 pm

GM talk smack patting herself on the back one time when she was talking to Elisha..how good hearted she was and so on..then she goes all gangster on people from time to time. So heck no, GM should get booted..I would of voted for McCrae but now my vote goes to Spencer..don’t like GM and don’t like how Andy played the game.

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Pam smith September 15, 2013 at 9:53 pm

This is the first time a player who didn’t win much or was even good at the game has gone to the end, and is Andy…

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Karen Mainous September 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm

Some have mentioned that they thought Elissa believes she is better than the others. She said there were a lot of mean people in the house and I am sure she thought she was NICER than the others, which she is. She did say she didn’t like them but they WERE mean to her, talked very nasty, cussed, were physically unclean and had terrible habits like picking their noses, farting, belching, scratching private parts, and many other habits which would also make the average person dislike them. I know they are in the House and on camera 24/7, but they could do those “necessary” things in the toilet area. I do not understand why anyone would dislike her except if they were jealous of her. She may not have been their cup of tea, but to be mean, verbally abusive and continually trash her shows how unclassy the others really are. The three left don’t deserve anything, but I am pulling for Gina Marie as the best of the worst.

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Cathie Lynn Hill September 15, 2013 at 10:57 pm

I voted for Helen to win. She played a really good game. I hate seeing Andy in the final 3. I hope Spencer wins it. GM had too many harsh cuts towards some of the house guests. She should have gone home a long time ago.

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FRuTLooP September 15, 2013 at 11:01 pm

Worst BB casting effort ever. Can’t wait til next summer to wash the bad taste out of my mouth leftover from watching this season. By process of elimination, Im voting for Candace. Very intuitive and sweet person, too bad her emotions got the best of her.

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gloria marquez September 16, 2013 at 1:38 am

I totally dislike the last 3 players, especially Andy. Out of all the losers, I hope GM wins. Elissa was a class act & they were so mean to her, especially in the After Dark viewings. Let’s bring her back again, please

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KAREN September 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Oh come on, got here to see Elissa in the lead. Get real, she flip flopped and gave Amanda her wedding ring desperately. Should have gone week one and kept hanging on by lying and smoozing and whatever till it didnt work anymore. Get real here! Judd deserves this, worked his rear off in, out, back in and now the only man on jury till McCrae slips in unnoticed as a male.

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Danielle September 17, 2013 at 5:21 am

I was hoping Judd would win. He was my favorite!

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Karen Mainous September 17, 2013 at 10:53 am

Yes, I only hope the people in the Jury feel as we do, Andy should not win. My choice is Gina Marie, but I really don’t like any of them. I still pick Elissa for the $25,000 and would like her to come back with a better cast. I doubt she would want to, though.

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Ariel September 17, 2013 at 7:01 pm

Your forgetting how early in the game as people were getting to know each other how Elissa pre-judged their lack of designer clothing and decided she was better and they were not worth getting to know. The fact that the entire house (except Helen) ended up with such negative feelings toward her was her own doing in response to how SHE treated them. People like her fail to realize their good fortune or how that in the stroke of a moment they too could end up in entirely different circumstances. Not everyone grew up with a silver spoon and not learning social etiquette is one thing, but being someone of good fortune who looks down at those less fortunate IS DISGUSTING. What you are missing – as McCrae and others talked about, the 25K won’t mean anything to her but it could change the lives of so many other players. Especially those who couldn’t afford college.

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Karen Mainous September 17, 2013 at 10:46 pm

I do not recall Elissa judging others for their clothing and I have seen every episode and every After Dark. I agree, the money won’t be but a tip to her, but it is showing that people appreciate a truly nice person who does not cuss or talk filth or belch, fart, pick noses, scratch personal areas or other nasty traits. As for not liking others clothing, if it was because they wore revealing clothing, I agree, although she also showed more than I would have. Everyone looks at others clothing, that is why we all have different tastes. I do recall her saying she didn’t like anyone there, but I would not have either if I were treated terribly from the start. I don’t understand why they got mad because she didn’t tell them she was Rachel’s sister. I give her credit NOT trying to ride her sister’s coatstrings!
If she would have told them, they would have griped that she was bragging or that she got help getting in. Look how it went previously with others who had relatives in other shows. I still say she was a class act. Helen was the only other one who was classy, but she talked down to everyone. She spoke to them like they were children and it was demeaning to me. If she had not done that, I probably would have been for her since she did play a good game.

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Ariel September 18, 2013 at 10:53 pm

Well after weeks of talking trash about every player we are about to see Andy win and Elissa get the award. I could just puke knowing that but at least GM gets 50K. Everyone who voted for him after all the lying is in for a big surprise as to how he really feels about them. I am sure they will want to change their votes and feel totally had!! Elissa made those comments about peoples clothes and homelives when she was off talking to Helen early in the game. She judged the guys clothes for not being put together etc. At that time she hadn’t taken any time to know people and no one had treated her any particular way beyond expressing dislike about being lied to (i.e. sister). I thought it was very revealing about her way of thinking andspecifically very wrong. and it stuck with me for that reason. Pretty funny they didn’t bring McCrae back sooner so he could share more of what was being said in the house.

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