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MISSION: Birthday Mission 2008

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Well, my b-day was May 22 and still no package :(

 

I know I was late with Toojin's, but at least I let her know I was around and waiting for her!

 

Whoever had me, thanks for making my day :)

 

Naomi :D

 

I rec'd email back about your mission, they said that they sent it awhile back (must have gotten lost somewhere between US and Sweden). They are in the process of getting another package to you, so hopefully you will get it soon!

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I will definitely have to check what went wrong in the land of puzzle. I'll look through the emails tonight to see what happened.

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I want to apologize for my rant earlier. Apparently my son's mission WAS sent. but it never made it here! I should not have jumped to conclusions! SORRY TO WHOEVER SENT IT! I will surprise him this weekend with something! (He is at the Grand Canyon with his stepmom)

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1. Participating - Yes

2. Received Name - Yes, but not in time to get package sent for birthday

3. Mission Sent - Putting together now- Editing to say Mission Sent - Yes :ph34r::D

4. Received very nice note today from recipient. Hope everyone else is successful with their missions, too. :P:D

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:( Well my son's half birthday came and went (June 14th) The whole reason we did real birthday AND half birthdays for my kids was because he was upset about having to wait until December for his birthday. My daughter received her birthday mission in March, and her half birthday mission (which wasn't even due until September. Still DYING to know who sent it!). PLEASE OH PLEASE, if you have my son (Little Mr Puzzle) for this mission, do what you signed up to do, or at least contact us to let us know what happened. We understand stuff happens that gets in the way of our commitments. Its just hard to explain that to a kid without having an explanation! :sad:

I promise this is my last post (rant) about this.

 

There is some mix-up going on with the birthday mission. I've sent an email to ~tasia to try to get some clarity. You see, we were given the September mission for your daughter for her 13.5 birthday...but that package has not been shipped. As a matter of fact it's not even complete and it is sitting in our dining room! :)

 

Something is amiss in the land of birthday missions, hopefully ~tasia will be able to track down any problems and get this straightened out. :D

 

Ok thats just weird! Its not from her other mission, either! The person who sent it knew she has a travelbug out there trying to collect coins from other countries. (I'm guessing they knew) They sent her a BUNCH of coins from other countries as well as some old ones from the U.S. Don't know who sent it or how they got our address! CREEPY, YET COOL ALL AT THE SAME TIME! :)

My poor son. Its a good thing he is VERY laid back. His sister gets an extra mission! I am going to get him something special this weekend. Think I'll get an Ammo Can and fill'r up! :D

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1. Participating - email sent

 

2. Received Name - Yes, today - am looking forward to this

 

3. Mission Sent - birthday_06.gif Oh yeah, got this baby all packaged up and shipped today. Just couldn't wait - I was soooo excited!

It's going early cause it has a long ride to reach the birthday person and I don't want it to be late........Wonder if they can hold off 'til their birthday to open it - September _??? :anitongue:

 

4. Birthday Arrived

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I think we received ours today :D.

 

There was a package to Caitlyn and I and it had 2 cool buffalo coin signature items, a really neat buffalo geocoin, some maps for their area, a Black Beauty book that Caitlyn is sharing with Hanna :blink:, a neat horse sticker and coloring book, and a really great board book for Caitlyn that she hasn't put down yet! Hanna is reading Black Beauty right now, too :(

 

Thank you for the great coins and for figuring out how much Caitlyn (and her sister) love horses!

 

Naomi :(

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WooHoo! I received a shoebox in the mail today and had to sign for it, hmmm....I think it may be my birthday mission, am I right?? Whoever with this name of Stefan is the person who sent it is from Germany. I have not opened yet as I am going to wait till my Birthday on the 15th to open it. 8 days to go. I have lots of patience. Only thing tho, then the mail carrier handed me the package it sounds like something in there is broken. OOH I hope not, but I will see in time. I wanted to write a note here and thank You whoever you are and let you know that the package was received here in Wisconsin.

 

Valarie of sweetlife :D

 

Well, happy birthday :D

 

Was your mission broken?

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WooHoo! I received a shoebox in the mail today and had to sign for it, hmmm....I think it may be my birthday mission, am I right?? Whoever with this name of Stefan is the person who sent it is from Germany. I have not opened yet as I am going to wait till my Birthday on the 15th to open it. 8 days to go. I have lots of patience. Only thing tho, then the mail carrier handed me the package it sounds like something in there is broken. OOH I hope not, but I will see in time. I wanted to write a note here and thank You whoever you are and let you know that the package was received here in Wisconsin.

 

Valarie of sweetlife :D

 

Well, happy birthday :D

 

Was your mission broken?

Well I found out today who sent me the birthday mission after having to do some researching for names. I waitted to open the box until my birthday. There was broken ceramic everywhere in the box, melted wax from candles, least I got to keep the couple of coins and the tupperware stuff. Thank You much Stefan. Now I know who it is from since there wasnt even a birthday card in there.

 

I had a nice birthday anyways, and that is all that matters. The birthday wishes from family and friends made it all the better. Stefan least you tried and it is the thought that counts.

 

Just wanted to post that my mission was received.

 

Valarie of sweetlife

Edited by sweetlife

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1. Participating - YES :D

2. Received Name - a month ago, but just getting around to actually looking at it. It came just after we got home from GW6 and camping, which isn't an excuse, mind you, but it certainly works as one :lol:

3. Mission Sent - not yet; there's still lots of time for me to procrastinate :D

4. Birthday Arrived - a tad early for that.

 

Cheerio!

 

chaosmanor

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1. Participating - Yes, as of 7 July

2. Received name - Yes, on 11 July

3. Mission sent - Tomorrow morning! (18 July)

4. Birthday received

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Birthday mission 1 grodan

 

1. Participating - Yes email sent but birthday is in september

2. Received Name - yes june 18

3. Mission Sent - yes july 13, it should arrive in time I hope

4. Birthday Arrived -

 

Birthday mission 2 fiabus

 

1. Participating - Yes email sent but unbirthday is in september

2. Received Name - yes, june 20

3. Mission Sent - not yet, still time, finding things.

4. Birthday Arrived -

 

This seems fun. Long time to wait.

 

 

Now I got two names. Than you tasia for hosting this.

 

grodan karin

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"I had a nice birthday anyways, and that is all that matters. The birthday wishes from family and friends made it all the better. Stefan least you tried and it is the thought that counts.

 

Just wanted to post that my mission was received.

 

Valarie of sweetlife"

 

My philosophy has Always been "it's the thought that counts" :rolleyes:

- Fairyhoney

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1. Participating - email sent March 2

2. Received Name - received June 20

3. Mission Sent - sent July 18

4. Birthday Arrived - received July 7 Thanks fossillady!!!

Edited by E&Cplus3

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Emilys birthday Mission arrived today

 

Sound stackers it's a pig on one side and a cow on the other sooooooooooo cute (another toy to play with while she sleeps lol)

 

A beautiful Shirt, pink elephant beside a #1 sticker

 

And

Easter Egg 2008 Pink & Gold

GeoJellies Big Bean HunnyBunnyBerry sounds yummy lol

Grodan&Fiabus pathtag

 

Thank you so much Grodan&Fiabus for the beautiful gift :rolleyes:

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Emilys birthday Mission arrived today

 

Sound stackers it's a pig on one side and a cow on the other sooooooooooo cute (another toy to play with while she sleeps lol)

 

A beautiful Shirt, pink elephant beside a #1 sticker

 

And

Easter Egg 2008 Pink & Gold

GeoJellies Big Bean HunnyBunnyBerry sounds yummy lol

Grodan&Fiabus pathtag

 

Thank you so much Grodan&Fiabus for the beautiful gift :rolleyes:

 

Glad you liked it, but her birthdayis not this month is it :rolleyes::rolleyes:

 

grodan Karin

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Is it too late to sign up if your birthday is in the middle of December? :sad:

 

nope, not too late! I'll be pairing people up again in September!

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Birthday Mission arrived from Hollora!

 

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Thank you so much Hollora!!!

I really got suprised when I got a message from the post office that there was a package waiting for me, and even more suprised when I picked it up and came home. It was my birthday mission from Hollora!! :unsure::laughing::laughing: You sent so much great things!! There was 4 diffrent sizes of cache containers with everything you need in. Nano, almost a micro, a magnetic black container and a regular! A bracelet, a flash light formed as a panda bear, a towel and two pins ,a pathtag and FOUR coins!! But that wasn't everything. Hollora, you really suprised me with sending a gift to Uffe, (I am working as his personal assistent) and he really liked the car! He collects cars, how did you know?! THANK YOU HOLLORA!!! You are amazing!!! Big hug to you!

Now I will start to look for 4 cache places to hide the caches, they will be my first hides :laughing:

Edited by elle77

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1. Participating - Yes

2. Received name - Yes

3. Mission sent - Not yet

4. Birthday receivedYes, from Hollora :unsure:

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Geocachers can be very helpful and I did have help to learn about what elle77 might really like for her birthday. And I won't tell who, but you probably can guess.

 

I am sort of a collector of containers so to wrap those up was easy. The path tag is Very Special! Go to the web site - please read about it - sign up for a free account and register it - this will be the first one I know of out of the USA!

 

It warmed my heart to send something to Uffe, too, from the USA. It was a NASCAR Tide car, one from when the older driver drove the car. Glad he enjoyed it.

 

Happy Birthday - and here's to many more! Cache on - Cache happy and put out a cache for your birthday!

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DBSO Monkey's birthday was on July 10th but she has yet to receive her package. Since tomorrow in August would it be possible to get an update about her mission please?

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1. Participating - Yes :D

2. Received name - Yes :D

3. Mission sent - Yes but I think they are out of town so its sitting at the post

and Im worried it'll get sent back to me. Crossing fingers. :D

4. Birthday received Not yet but only because my bday isnt until the 21st :D

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1. Participating - Yes, a little late.

2. Received name - Yes, putting it all together now...

3. Mission sent - Got a few weeks to add lots more.

4. Birthday received - absolutely - too late for my last birthday, too early for the next, but just on time for a half birthday.

 

Home, with a sick hubby, we heard the courier post van pull up. Looked at each other - neither had ordered anything....

I was given a wonderful parcel - thank you Penny&Kona of Jonesboro, Ak.

 

Lots of unwrapping, lots of beautiful paper, lots of butterfly stickers.

A lovely card, in a neat wee clip box - unlike any we have here - and butterfly stickers and geocoins galore!

 

Wonderful discoveries - the caterpillar.

Malachite Butterfly

"not all who wander are lost" Scavok red & gold.

Evil Micro 2008

Summer is icumen in.

 

Wow - I really appreciate these. Many thanks.

 

Oh, and a Lord of the Caches BN to travel as well...

 

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What could be in here?

 

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Butterflies, caterpillar and more butterflies.

 

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The full loot....

 

I love this mission...

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Ours never came...

 

To be fair, though, I'm way late with sending mine to a cacher who had a b-day in July. But my b-day was May 22!

 

To the person I owe a package to, I'll get it out this week!

 

Sorry for the delay!

 

Naomi :)

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Naomi:

 

No worries about the delay. Found out what happened and actually kind of find it funny. However now that you have outed yourself, DBSO is jumping up and down with excitement! We will be sure to post when the package arrives.

 

Sorry to hear about your mission, that's a bummer.

 

Warm Regards,

 

The_Geomonkeys

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1. Participating - Yes ;)

2. Received name - Yes :)

3. Mission sent - Yes but I think they are out of town so its sitting at the post

and Im worried it'll get sent back to me. Crossing fingers. :)

4. Birthday received Not yet but only because my bday isnt until the 21st :)

It did not get sent back...it came today :D . Heather was just thrilled opening everything...you really went over the top. It seemed like it took her forever to open everything! When I clear out some memory on the camera, I'll post some pictures later. She received 5 coins - Electric Sunflower Big Bean, BrokenW Dragon (and pin), blonde mermaid, a V2 nerds, and a 2008 Earth Turtle. Then...there was a boatload of candy, coloring books, notebook, folder, 2 lip glosses (she loves lip gloss), a tink necklace, tink sunglasses (could've used those before our vacation - hubby had to run out to the store to buy some the night before our vacation), moon sand, growing crystals, whistling balloon helicopters, and Glow and Go markers (she was rather excited about these). PLUS a geojelly for Brenda and some lip gloss for her too (that was so nice of you to remember her). All I can say is WOW! Thanks SCYoli - you made Heather's day!

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1. Participating - Yes ;)

2. Received name - Yes :)

3. Mission sent - Yes but I think they are out of town so its sitting at the post

and Im worried it'll get sent back to me. Crossing fingers. :)

4. Birthday received Not yet but only because my bday isnt until the 21st :)

It did not get sent back...it came today ;) . Heather was just thrilled opening everything...you really went over the top. It seemed like it took her forever to open everything! When I clear out some memory on the camera, I'll post some pictures later. She received 5 coins - Electric Sunflower Big Bean, BrokenW Dragon (and pin), blonde mermaid, a V2 nerds, and a 2008 Earth Turtle. Then...there was a boatload of candy, coloring books, notebook, folder, 2 lip glosses (she loves lip gloss), a tink necklace, tink sunglasses (could've used those before our vacation - hubby had to run out to the store to buy some the night before our vacation), moon sand, growing crystals, whistling balloon helicopters, and Glow and Go markers (she was rather excited about these). PLUS a geojelly for Brenda and some lip gloss for her too (that was so nice of you to remember her). All I can say is WOW! Thanks SCYoli - you made Heather's day!

 

I'm so glad everything was enjoyed and that the box didnt come back to me, I've had a bunch those lately with the postage rates and me not putting enough stamps on things! :D Happy belated Heather!

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Wigoweb went caching in Lubec, ME and New Brunswick, CA in early August, so we weren't home on Mrs. Wigoweb's birthday.

 

When we returned home yesterday, we found a nice package with some very nice coins and other geocaching goodies.

 

There was a pin, an Atocha coin and a Turtletoes coin plus some swag. Very nice!

 

Thanks for all the work and for all the stuff.

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Email sent.

 

1. Participating: theodellfamily Dallas (June 15)

2. Received Name June 20

3. Mission Sent Aug 15

4. Birthday Arrived Now the waiting begins.

 

1. Participating: theodellfamily Susan (June 15)

2. Received Name

3. Mission Sent

4. Birthday Arrived

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1. Participating: Yes

2. Received Name: Yes

3. Mission Sent: Yes, August 13th

4. Birthday Arrived: not yet (but there is some time left)

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I think i totally forget to put the post here, so if i did forget it .........

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1) Participating : yep

2) Recieved name : yep

3) Birthday send : it is almost time for this :)

4) Birthday arrived :one month and i`m a year older :):rolleyes:

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1. Participating E-mail sent 05-14-08

2. Received Name

3. Mission Sent

4. Birthday Arrived

 

This is so cool :rolleyes:

How do you get on this neat Birthday Mission

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1. Participating: Yes,

2. Received Name - Yes

3. Mission Sent - Last Friday 15th for next month - international package.

Don't peek if it arrives early. Hopefully it will not be delayed.

4. Birthday Arrived - Wow - got a half birthday package - see post #374

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My birthday mission came in today

 

Thank you so much Bison Woman I love everything so much ;)

Magnet's went on my fridge quick as a flash lol

 

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I got my birthday mission yesterday in my mailbox and boys and girls i REALLY love it....

 

see it your self what spoiled i am by the OdellFamily..

 

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ODELLFAMILY THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS BEAUTIFUL BIRTHDAY PRESENT :D

also THANK YOU from Lorca that you think of her to :D

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1) Participating : yep

2) Recieved name : yep

3) Birthday send : it is almost time for this :D

4) Birthday arrived : i got i reall beautiful package :D:D

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1. Participating E-mail sent 05-14-08

2. Received Name A short while ago :D

3. Mission Sent 07/02/2008

4. Birthday Arrived Arrived today, but no Mission here yet, waiting patiently, even though it´s hard :D

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Oh no, it seems that my Birthday mission didn't arrive in time... I gave it more than a week to arrive (which should be more than enough within Europe), and another package I sent out the same day already arrived a few days ago :D

 

To the person who should have a package today, I hope it will arrive tomorrow or at least someday next week! And of course: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :D

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I got my birthday mission yesterday in my mailbox and boys and girls i REALLY love it....

 

see it your self what spoiled i am by the OdellFamily..

 

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ODELLFAMILY THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS BEAUTIFUL BIRTHDAY PRESENT :D

also THANK YOU from Lorca that you think of her to :D

 

Glad you recieved it, Happy Birthday!

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1. Participating: Absolutely

2. Received Name: June 20

3. Mission Sent: Today! (I'm late... explanation sent to giftee B) )

4. Birthday Arrived: Nope, gotta wait 'til the end of September...

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Participating 4th quarter!

 

1. Participating 8/25/08

2. Received Name

3. Mission Sent

4. Birthday Arrived

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Participating 4th quarter!

 

1. Participating 8/25/08

2. Received Name

3. Mission Sent

4. Birthday Arrived

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Birthday mission 1 grodan

 

1. Participating - Yes email sent but birthday is in september

2. Received Name - yes june 18

3. Mission Sent - yes july 13, it should arrive in time I hope it did

4. Birthday Arrived -

 

Birthday mission 2 fiabus

 

1. Participating - Yes email sent but unbirthday is in september

2. Received Name - yes, june 20

3. Mission Sent - yes, august 27 really hope it gets there in time it´s a long journey but hopefully it´ll go fast

4. Birthday Arrived -

 

 

Now I´ll have to wait until mid/end september for mine to come.

 

grodan karin

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CF30's Mission

1. Participating - YES!!! :) 01/01/2008

2. Received Name - YES!!! B) 06/20/2008. Now I get to decide what to send them..... ;)

3. Mission Sent - Yes. ;) 08/29/08

 

:D To my Birthday Mission Giftee:

 

Your Birthday came

Your Birthday went

Your Birthday gift

Just wasn't sent. :cry:

 

I had to wait

For one more thing

That the Postman

Had to bring. :D

 

It's on it's way now

Please don't worry

Please accept my

"I'm So Sorry!!!" :)

 

It should be arriving Tuesday or Wednesday next week. :D

 

4. Birthday Arrived - No. My Birthday came & went with no gift either. But I can hardly complain since I sent my mission out so very late. :P:P;) Still watching the mailbox, tho. :D

 

CF30

Edited by Crowesfeat30

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1) Participating : yep

2) Recieved name : yep

3) Birthday send : i send it yesterday 29-08

4) Birthday arrived : i got i reall beautiful package ;):)

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1. Participating Yes

2. Received NameYes

3. Mission Sent Yes, 28th Aug

4. Birthday Arrived Yes :unsure:

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Birthday mission 1 grodan

 

1. Participating - Yes email sent but birthday is in september

2. Received Name - yes june 18

3. Mission Sent - yes july 13, it should arrive in time I hope it did

4. Birthday Arrived - yes sept 1

 

I received a nice envelope with a very nice homemade card and alot of goodies. Two loggable tags :sad: an earbitten bunny, MWGB personal, a MWGBparrot, a geoswag anniversary, a attendedcointhing, a St.Patricksleaf and a holiday leaf. Have to look up some of those coins when activating them, have never seen two of those.

 

All very nice. Thank you so much Sweetlife I would have waited until sept 19 but I didn´t thought of the birthdaymission. So I was curious on the content and had to get it open.

 

 

Birthday mission 2 fiabus

 

1. Participating - Yes email sent but unbirthday is in september

2. Received Name - yes, june 20

3. Mission Sent - yes, august 27 really hope it gets there in time it´s a long journey but hopefully it´ll go fast

4. Birthday Arrived -

 

 

Now I´ll have to wait until mid/end september for mine to come.

 

grodan karin

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