Munzee Events

January 23, 2020

OzDayZee Double Points + Flipped Prices!

Australia Day is nearly here, and the friendly hosts of the OzDayZee events will be kicking off their celebrations on Saturday! As you all may have noticed we’ve been showing a little extra love to our players Down Under, so why not spread the love a bit? This weekend, all players will receive double points AND flipped prices on our Aussie Animals POBs’ favorite landing pads!

Double Points

All activity on Water Mystery Munzees, Aquamarine Munzees, Blue-toned Virtual Munzees, Evolution Munzees, and Pouch Creatures will be worth DOUBLE POINTS from 00:01 MHQ Jan 24 until 23:59 MHQ Jan 26! This point bonus counts for Caps, Deploys, and CapOns so you might want to stock up on these items and get to deploying!

Flipped Prices

To keep the party going we’ll be flipping prices UPSIDE DOWN on select items in our online store! This sale will run from 17:00 MHQ today until 10:00 MHQ on January 27. You’ll find some of these same Aussie Animals landing pads are included! Prices will vary, but you can get your hands on discounted Virtual Munzees, Urban Camos, Evo Packs, Coinz, and more!

Shop the sale here!

We hope you’ll join in on the festivities and take advantage of these double point days! If you’re struggling to earn enough points for this month’s Clan War, this is the weekend for you!

Munzee On!

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January 16, 2020

Awesome Aussie Animals Continue the Fundraising!

In our effort to raise funds for Australia Relief, we announced the creation of 3 new virtual gardens earlier in the week. The gardens sold out much faster than we had expected, which shows how ready and willing our community is to contribute to this cause! For those who were unable to purchase garden pins, we are proud to announce another opportunity for you with a new offering!

These ALL NEW Temporary Player Owned Bouncers (POBs) are adorable Aussie Animals and they’re on sale NOW in the Freeze Tag Online Store! A portion of the proceeds from this sale will also be added to our Australia Relief donation, so thank you all for supporting this great cause!

Like Pouch Creatures, Aussie Animals are based on items from our sister app, WallaBee, and represent a new era of munzees to enjoy! Temporary POBs work much like regular POBs, but they’re only on the map for a limited amount of time.  There are two types of Aussie Animals, the Kangaroo and Koala, and since these munzees won’t be around forever they have a smaller purchase price of $5 each. You can also purchase up to 5 of each animal per player account!

Aussie Animals

Aussie Animals are temporary POBs that bounce to both physical and virtual munzees. They will stay on the map until 23:59 MHQ on April 30, when they will be automatically archived on your account. If you’ve ever deployed a Butterfly or Frog Evolution munzee, these will behave similarly with a few exceptions.

  • Deploy: 126 points
  • Capture: 261 points
  • CapOn: 126 points

You can find these cute creatures bouncing to the following landing pads every 12 hours or when captured:

  • Greenies
  • Safari Bus Evolution Munzees- All Levels
    • Safari Truck (V)
    • Safari Van (V)
    • Safari Bus (V)
  • King Of The Jungle Evolution Munzees- All Levels
    • Lion Cub
    • Lion
    • King Of The Jungle
  • Water Mystery Munzees
  • Aquamarine Jewel Munzees
  • Wildlife Places Munzees (V)
  • White Virtual Munzees (V)
  • Virtual Blue tones (V)
    • VIRTUAL BLUE VIOLET MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL INDIGO MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL BLUE MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL CADET BLUE MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL PERIWINKLE MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL CORNFLOWER MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL BLUE GREEN MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL PACIFIC BLUE MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL CERULEAN MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL ROBIN EGG BLUE MUNZEES
    • VIRTUAL TURQUOISE BLUE MUNZEES
  • TREEHOUSE

Aussie Animals will be available for multi-capture. That means players can capture a Kangaroo and Koala on their own munzees, any previously captured munzees, and more than once if the same Aussie Animal visits you. However, Aussie Animals will be non-blastable. They will be attracted to Physical Magnets on Greenies and Virtual Magnets on White and Blue-toned Virtual Munzees. You can access Aussie Animals under the “Only Expiring Specials” filter.

Badges

All players who purchase a Kangaroo Aussie Animal or a Koala Aussie Animal will receive the respective deploy badge shown below:

Additionally, there will be three badges to earn based on number of captures of Aussie Animals specials. But just how many captures it takes to earn all 3 badges will be kept a secret! However, we will reveal the first badge in the line, which appears as follows:

Jumping Joeys – Capture 1 Aussie Animal Munzee of any type.

Remember these temporary POBs will only be available for capture until the end of April, so cap as many as you can and keep them bouncing!

Munzee on!

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January 13, 2020

Help Our Friends Down Under With The Australia Relief Virtual Garden!

UPDATE 1/15/2020:

All the Kangaroo Garden in Adelaide, the Koala Garden in Melbourne, and the Wombat Garden in Sydney are all SOLD OUT. Thank you all for your support! 

We have also updated the donation locations to better match the areas of the gardens. The funds raised from the Melbourne Koala Garden will actually be sent to the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and the funds raised from the new Sydney Wombat Garden will be sent to the NSW Rural Fire Service. The gardens are the same size so there is no difference in donation amount assuming all are sold. Apologies for the confusion on our part!

Last week we announced some special guests were attending the upcoming Australia Day events Down Under, but we also mentioned some possible opportunities to support those affected by the wildfires. We’ve probably all watched the destruction taking place in Australia from the wildfires and we wanted to help in some way.

One virtual munzee will automatically be deployed in the Sydney Garden after it has been purchased. 30% of the proceeds from this item will support emergency relief efforts through a donation to the The NSW Rural Fire Service. To learn more about NSW RFS please visit https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/about-us.

Here is the product link to the Melbourne Aussie Garden- Sydney. *SOLD OUT*

We have launched a new Koala virtual garden dedicated to providing some relief to the affected animals and communities in and around Melbourne. 30% of the proceeds from the sales of this specific garden will be donated to the Country Fire Authority (CFA). To learn more about CFA please visit https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/about/supporting-cfa#donate-cfa.

Here is the product link to the Melbourne Aussie Garden- Melbourne. *SOLD OUT*

Today we are launching a new Kangaroo virtual garden dedicated to providing some relief to the affected animals and communities in and around Adelaide. 30% of the proceeds from the sales of this specific garden will go to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, located just off the coast of Adelaide. This garden is near the upcoming Australia Day events, and thankfully the hosts have informed us the area is safe from fires.

Here is the product link to the Aussie Garden- Adelaide. *SOLD OUT*

Your $1 Virtual Munzee purchase in this garden will automatically deploy a virtual for your account. Each player account is limited to 10 virtuals in each of the gardens. Please note that if you purchased the max amount of spots in one garden you can still purchase up to 10  spots in another garden as well.

Thank you for supporting both our game, and the animals in Australia. Stay tuned because we have another unique way you can help bouncing your way soon.

 

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January 10, 2020

Event Spotlight: FL Suncoast Event III

While Munzee can certainly be a solo game if you choose, there’s no denying the appeal in meeting others who share your interests. Munzee Events are perhaps the best example of this, as they allow you to meet both old and new players in a safe, friendly environment. On top of that, there are usually activities, games, and — if you’re lucky — goodie bags! That being said, planning events requires a considerable amount of effort. So, to make it easier for prospective hosts (and maybe even recurring hosts), we decided to put the spotlight on past events, Munzee-Toolkit style! We hope this series of posts will inspire you to try hosting an event if you never have before, or provide you with ideas to spice up future events if you’re an old hand at it!

Today we’re featuring the FL Suncoast Event III, which took place on January 14, 2017 at Medard Park in Plant City, FL and was hosted by hunniees, dt07751, Jafo43, and EagleDadandXenia.

Give us a brief summary about your event!

The Suncoast Event is held in the Florida Munzee belt in central Florida and is the largest munzee event held in the US, not associated with Geowoodstock or Freeze Tag. The Suncoast event is actually a series of Munzee events held throughout the weekend in various locations throughout Florida’s Suncoast. While these events are held over the holiday weekend in January, we can guarantee the location sites are always snow free. :-).

We have a team of hosts who make this event possible so that we may provide a lunch of walking tacos, donuts, and sweet treats for our attendees and give away prizes to registrants without charge.

We try to provide a weekend filled with fun, Munzee, badges, icons, and a game or two of Eventzee. Our attendees also are provided with a map of Florida gardens (goo.gl/tikFn3) to help our guests maximize their points over the weekend.

What tips do you have when hosting an awesome event?

(1) Have your events and Eventzee go live before your event begins. This will allow you time to assure everything is working properly and resolve any issues identified before all your attendees arrive.

(2) Identify a great group of hosts who are willing to work together to assure success.

(3) Keep it simple. If you try to do too much, your attendees won’t have time to chat or enjoy the event.

(4) Have fun!

What made your event unique?

Our event is held in a great snow-free location in Florida with access to millions of munzee points. While the food and prizes stay the same, we try to vary the event sites and offer new gardens for capping each year.

Would you like to highlight any future events you’re hosting?

https://calendar.munzee.com/event1572898151/ 

This year Suncoast events will be held January 17 and January 18 in Brandon and Tampa, Florida. Full details and links to additional events are available at the calendar link.

A special thank you to hunniees for submitting the details for this event! We will be reaching out to other hosts in the future, so keep an eye on your inbox! To encourage helpful input from past hosts, we have created a shiny new badge which you can see below! Everyone who is listed as a host for a spotlighted event will receive this badge!

Thank you to hunniees, dt07751, Jafo43, and EagleDadandXenia for being such great hosts!

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December 10, 2019

Best Dressed Christmas Event Contest Entries Gallery

We’ve been loving all the pictures from players at events this month! Seeing smiling faces in such cold weather speaks to how dedicated our community is.

To make sure we haven’t missed any entries for our Best Dressed Contest so far, we’ve decided to collect them all here. Photos are ordered by event time, event title, and lastly, by username. We’ll be updating this post periodically, so make sure to check back here later!

Please contact iloveyou@munzee.com if you had made a social post more than a week ago, but don’t see your photo here. A direct link to your post will make it easy for us to confirm! If you’ve followed our directions, perhaps your post has privacy settings that prevent us from seeing it.

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November 29, 2019

Shop the Zee-sonal Sale Weekend!

It’s the holiday Zee-son! Although the American Freeze Tag offices were closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, we wanted to get ahead of the game a bit and kick off our Zee-sonal Sale Weekend early! Formerly known as Cyber Munzday, we’re taking a bit more of a laid back approach this year and running the sales from now, Friday, November 29th at 10:00 MHQ through Tuesday, December 3rd at 10:00 MHQ.

We’ve got quite a few sales including discounts, previously unreleased items, and some throwback classics as well! You can find a preview of the sales information below!

20% Discount on Physical items

Our stockpiles of physical items need cleared out! Tons of different physical munzees are all 20% off. Just go to this collection and all of the items are automatically discounted. If you picked up our 2019 Advent Calendar you’ll definitely want to make sure you’re stocked up on various physical types in order to take advantage of all of the double points days!

Shop the whole collection here: https://store.freezetag.com/collections/zee-sonal-sale-weekend 

MunzPak Exclusives- $2.50 (Normally $3), $10 Five Packs (Normally $15)

After a year of awesome MunzPak exclusives, we’re excited to get more of these unique types out in the wild! Players can now pick up Joystick, Butterfly, Frog and Lily physical credits in the FT Online Store. These physical credits will normally be priced at $3 each, but for our Zee-sonal Sale they’ll be available for $2.50 each! You can also pick up 5 packs of each of these new credits for $15 normally, but this weekend only they’ll be available for $10! There are no limits on these credits, so be sure to stock up.

Shop these newly released items here:

Treehouse Stickers- $8 (Normally $10)

We have a limited number of Treehouse Munzee physical stickers available as well. These were put in November’s MunzPak and feature a Treehouse decal with the Treehouse code as well. Players are limited to one purchase per account, but this limit is outside of the normal Treehouse credit limits, so if you already purchased one for this 14 day period you can also pick up this physical sticker. Treehouses are normally $10, but this limited run will be available for $8 for the weekend.

Pick up your physical Treehouse sticker here: https://store.freezetag.com/products/treehouse-munzee-sticker

Temporary Virtuals- $1.25 (Normally $2.50)

Fresh off the new update, we’ve got Temp Virts on sale for $1.25! Normally these cost $2.50 so this discount is great if you’re looking to deploy at worldwide Christmas Events. Remember that now Temp Virts will only expire 30 days after they have been deployed, so if you stock up now you’ll have plenty for the rest of the holiday season!

Purchase Temporary Virtuals here: https://store.freezetag.com/products/temporary-virtual

Additional POBs

We have a limited number of Myths, Pouch Creatures, and Fancy Flat Friends available for purchase! Add one to your POB collection before they sell out!

Shop Bouncers here: https://store.freezetag.com/collections/pob

Eventzee Blue Christmas Premium Photo Scavenger Hunt- $5 sale ($6 after sale)

Purchase access here: https://store.freezetag.com/products/premium-eventzee-hunt

Join in for a week of photo fun with our Blue Christmas Premium Eventzee photo scavenger hunt! The cost to join the hunt is $5 until December 3 at 10:00 MHQ/CST, then the price will increase to $6 until the hunt begins. Although you can purchase access to the hunt when the sale starts* clues will officially go live on December 4, 2019 at 15:00 MHQ/CST. You’ll then have until December 11, 2019 at 15:00 MHQ/CST to submit your photos.

This hunt will feature 20 photo clues you can do from anywhere around the world! With the Christmas Zee-son in full swing expect many of these clues to focus on holiday cheer. Just by joining the hunt you will earn the special “Blue Christmas” badge and by completing the hunt you’ll earn another secret badge as well! Both badges will show in both Munzee and Eventzee apps. Everyone who completes the hunt will also be put into a drawing for one of three Freeze Tag store gift cards! The clue list will be released on the Eventzee Blog once the hunt begins.

*Please note that usernames have to be added to the event manually so please allow some time for this process.

 

It’s already been a busy holiday season, but we’re excited to offer all of these great deals as part of our Zee-sonal Sale Weekend! We hope all of our American players had a happy Thanksgiving, and that the rest of the world has a fun weekend as well. We’ve got an exciting month ahead of us before we head into the new year!

Munzee on!

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October 22, 2019

Christmas Events Are Heralding a Ho Ho Hoedown!

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year! It may seem a bit early, but who doesn’t love to bask in the warm glow of the holidays?! This year we’re happy to offer 4 different package options for Christmas Events to best meet your event hosting needs and budget. And we’re happy to announce that this year’s theme taps into our proud Texas roots. Who’s ready for a Ho Ho Hoedown?!

Never hosted an event before? Fear not! For complete help with hosting your own Munzee Event, you can visit the Help Guide! Christmas Event packages will be available in the Freeze Tag Online Store as of the publication of the blog. However, they are only applicable to events occurring from December 1 to December 31. It’s important to purchase a package as soon as possible so that you can let us know your art request if you’re purchasing a package containing a badge and icon.

Each package features a unique host badge for themed fun, with each badge (pictured above) depending on which package is purchased. The package options are:

All packages also contain an Attendee Badge. You can include an Emerald add on for $20*, an option available for any of the 4 packages. In addition, there will be the opportunity to earn a special badge for dressing up in your best dodgy jumpers or holiday attire! As we get closer to the Christmas Events starting, we’ll have more details about the costume contest, so stay tuned for that fun information!

Ready to really get into the holiday spirit? Below you can find the Attendee Badge that everyone will get:

So get those orders in, events on the calendar, and artwork requests in nice and early please! As Trish’s diary fills up, we will have to move to generic artwork, so act as soon as possible if you are seeking custom art! While you have Christmas Events to look forward to in December, remember that you have until the 27th to purchase Halloween Event packages. These packages can only be applied to events taking place in October!

Once more, the Munzee Events Team is here to walk you through every step of the updated event hosting process, with each detail outlined on the Help Guide for full access. That means it’s the perfect time to tap into your holiday party attitude!

Let’s get into the Christmas spirit!

Munzee on!

*Please note that the Emerald is an add on item that can be purchased through Louise directly AFTER you have purchased a Christmas event package. Simply respond to the “Christmas Event Package Added” email you receive after your purchase and she will send you an invoice

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October 17, 2019

Munzee Community Gives Back to North Texas Food Bank!

Munzee is awesome for many reasons, but the players are certainly one of the best parts! Our recent Bash weekend started things off in the best way possible with a community food drive donation! We asked players to bring food donations to Bash Registration  for us to donate to the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB).

Members of the North Texas Food Bank arrived at MHQ to pick up all of the player donations collected at Bash

Players then earned a spin on the IRL Prize Wheel for every 4 canned food items or 1 jar of peanut butter they brought, for a maximum of 3 spins per player. It was a win-win situation that created fun for all while giving back to an excellent cause. And thanks to player generosity, we’re happy to announce that we collected an impressive stack of donations!

Together we collected a total of 369 necessary food item donations! They included:

  • 83 jars of peanut butter
  • 277 cans of food
  • 9 bags of rice and oatmeal

In addition to the food donations, a $600 monetary donation was also made out to the NTFB on behalf of Freeze Tag. Funds for this donation were gathered from a portion of profits from our Peony garden pins ($500) and Peony Personal tags ($100). A big thank you goes out to all players who brought food items or supported the donations through their Peony purchases!

North Texas Food Bank

The NTFB is a local social benefit organization that distributes donated food to North Texans in need. In North Texas, 1 in 6 people don’t have a reliable source of daily food. Every dollar donated to the NTFB is able to provide three meals to families, children, and seniors in North Texas. These nutritious meals are distributed with the support of the community, so the money earned from the Peony sales will personally bring 1,800 meals to North Texans in need!

Thanks again for helping us support this awesome cause! We love seeing what can happen when our community comes together.

Munzee on!

Peanut butter is one of the most requested NTFB donation items.

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October 11, 2019

MedZEEval Times Recap! Looking Back at MHQ Bash 2019

It’s officially been 2 weeks since players joined us for the start of MedZEEval Times weekend, and we’re still basking in the social success of MHQ Bash  6! Whether you’re already ready to take a trip down memory lane for this medieval-themed weekend, or you want to check out the fun we had in North Texas, this Bash recap is a wonderful way to showcase some Munzee memories!

If these pictures are making you feel left out because you weren’t able to join us this year, fear not! We announced at the end of Bash that next year’s MHQ Bash 7 will take place from Sept 25-27, 2020! That means it’s time to mark your calendars for some unforgettable future fun!

MHQ Bash Registration

Things started off on September 27 as we opened the doors to players for MHQ Bash Registration on Friday evening. Our first event of the weekend saw players meet up, check in, pick up purchases, shop our pop-up store, receive MHQ office tours, and earn prizes! The IRL Prize Wheel was present, with players earning a spin (for a maximum of 3 spins per player) for every 4 food items or 1 jar of peanut butter they brought as a part of our joint donation to the North Texas Food Bank.

Players were welcome to join us at all events for free with the Court Jester package, though there was the option to pre-order the King’s Court package. Players who purchased this package were able to pick up the following items:

  • Name Tag and Lanyard
  • Clan War Bag
  • T-Shirt
  • 2 Blast Caps
  • Munzee Magnet and Virtual Magnet
  • Special Edition Munzee Foam Sword commemorative item
  • A new in-game item that attendees will be the first to receive once released

While plenty of Texans joined us at MHQ for the festivities, we were thrilled to have players travel in from all parts of the country and world to celebrate Munzee with the international Freeze Tag Team. We concluded the night by drawing names for some additional IRL Prize Wheel spins, which saw the addition of two lucky players winning tickets to join us at Medieval Times in Dallas the following evening for dinner and a show, as well as a variety of other prizes being handed out. Players also had the opportunity to participate in an Eventzee photo scavenger hunt.

Knight’s Armor Eventzee Fun

Eventzee was in the spotlight on Saturday morning as players joined us in the Village at Fairview for an Eventzee hunt that saw players scouting out staff members holding various parts of the Knight’s Armor, as well as Clan Weapons, around the North Texas shopping center. Rob, Tamara, Craig, Mari, Guilherme, and Daniel spread out with pieces of the Knight’s Armor, while Louise, Mick, and Matt were stationed with Clan Weapons. Eventzee players traveled throughout the shopping center to snap photos for a fun morning of exercise and socialization that was followed by WallaBee‘s WallaBash afternoon celebration. And that was only half the fun for many Munzee players on day 2 of Bash!

A Night with Knights

In addition to the free Court Jester package and priced King’s Court package, players were also able to pre-purchase the package add-on of A Night with Knights. This granted them full access to joining us at Medieval Times in Dallas for a medieval times themed dinner and show that featured horse riding, jousting, and medieval immersion fun. A four-course meal was also included with purchase, which wrapped up day 2 of MedZEEval Times weekend.

Storm the Castle Eventzee Fun

Our final event took place on Sunday morning as we hosted our second Eventzee hunt of the weekend with our Storm the Castle fun run. Players enjoyed a sunny day in Russel Creek Park in Plano as they traveled around to the Eventzee Battlements (Tamara), WallaBee Wall (Robbie), Munzee Castle (Daniel), and Freeze Tag Fortress (Mari) for some photo hunt fun. Thankfully the Texas heat was a bit more forgiving, and players and staff alike were able to close out a successful weekend with sunshine, exercise, and smiles.

In addition to the scheduled events, players had the opportunity to meet up, socialize, and explore the area to earn an enormous amount of points. Thanks to the placement of special gardens, such as the Pink Peony, players from around the world were able to join in on the fun and earn CapOn points, as well as shop our worldwide weekend sale and enjoy the Knight’s Armor specials on the map!

Thanks again to everyone who came out to join in on the fun! We can’t wait to see what fun 2020 has in store for Bash in addition to all the events and fun along the way. In the meantime, players can get in on some scary fun socialization by enjoying the Halloween Event Packages!

Munzee on!

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October 4, 2019

Bash Store Sale! Shop While Supplies Last!

MHQ Bash 6 turned out to be a marvelous MedZEEval weekend filled with plenty of unforgettable memories. That’s why we’ve decided to put a number of our Bash products in the Freeze Tag Online Store so that more players can have the chance to enjoy some of the MedZEEval merchandise!

Shop the link HERE to access our limited quantity Bash collection! We’ve officially added the following items into the Freeze Tag Online Store while the supplies last:

  • Rainbow and plaid lanyard options
  • 4 new Personal tags
  • 2 Name Badge card options
  • Clan Wars bags (featuring the all new logo!)
  • Pennants* (2 designs, customizable with Personals if desired)

*Dimensions for the pennants listed below 

Mockups for the plaid and the rainbow lanyards

The 4 new Bash Personal tag designs

Pennant and customized pennant designs (featuring player personal codes)

The pennant dimensions are 12″ long by 5.75″ wide

In addition to these Bash merchandise items, we have also added our brand new Peony Personal tag to the collection to commemorate a very special garden created for Bash! Each purchase of a Peony Personal will also include an additional $2 donation to the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). The tag appears as follows:

Lastly, WallaBee players can also pick up their own WallaBee Name Badge and custom Luggage Tag! You will be able to customize your badge by adding your username in the notes! The Name Badge will appear with the following design:

WallaBee player Name Badge

Once again, you can access the entire collection in the Freeze Tag Online Store while supplies last. Thanks again to all the players who came out to Bash and joined us in creating memories!

Whether you missed out on picking up merch in person, earned big points during Bash weekend from out of town thanks to CapOns and want to mark your memories, or simply enjoy these new products, we’re happy to sell our Bash merch until supplies run out!

Munzee on!

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