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Top 100 Marketing Ideas in October

From Tropical Cookie Boxes to Ice Cream Social Apps

— October 29, 2014 — Eco
This collection of the top October 2014 marketing ideas showcases a wide range of creative and outside-the-box packaging designs. More than ever, the way a product is packaged and branded matters to consumers just as much as the product itself.

Packaging that is able to offer consumers an experience that complements the product itself is becoming more popular -- especially in the food and beverage industries. Biodegradable packaging is particularly appealing for the eco-minded consumer while the peel-back packaging for the banana flavored treats known as 'Banana Sprint' and the flavored straw designs allow consumers to experience the products naturally.

Products -- like juice and coffee -- which aren't typically perceived as glamorous or luxurious, are receiving branding makeovers through chic packaging designs, allowing consumers to feel special when interacting with everyday items.

Trend Hunter's Marketing Trend Report has more research and examples of the ways brands are inspired by these top October 2014 marketing ideas.
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Comic-Like Food Branding
Comic-Like Food Branding
The Comillas Design Has a Comic Book-Like Effect
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98
Inclusive TV Rebranding
Inclusive TV Rebranding
ABC's Rebranding Utilizes Hashtags and Returns to an Old Name and ABC Logo
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97
Product Costume Contests
Product Costume Contests
IKEA's Fun Contest Challenged Consumers to Dress Up Like an IKEA Product
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96
Furnished Climbing Walls
Furnished Climbing Walls
IKEA's Interacitve Ad Mixes Rock Climbing with Home Decor
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95
Fruity Skincare Packaging
Fruity Skincare Packaging
Tony Moly's Skin Cream Containers Are Disguised as Fruits & Vegetables
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94
Prized Luxury Coffees
Prized Luxury Coffees
'Geisha' is an Ultra Expensive, Limited Starbucks Coffee Blend
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93
Branded Innovation Labs
Branded Innovation Labs
Cole Haan Collaborated with Flavorpill to Inspire Idea Generation
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92
Bottle-Like Can Packaging
Bottle-Like Can Packaging
The Yukai Design Features a Can for the Top and a Bottle Underneath
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91
Disgusting Floor Cleaner Ads
Disgusting Floor Cleaner Ads
This Bissell Canada Ad Shows a Man Eating Off a Subway Platform Floor
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90
Photobombing Animals Ads
Photobombing Animals Ads
The Bratislava Zoo 'Open for Smiles' Campaign Captures Surreal Situations
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89
Interactive Insta-Magazines
Interactive Insta-Magazines
Mazda Canada Uses Instagram for Creative Social Media Marketing
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88
Empty Bucket Challenges
Empty Bucket Challenges
OndAzul Encourages Participation in the Ice Bucket Challenge Without Water
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87
Decadent Insect Cans
Decadent Insect Cans
This Dark Can Design Aims to Make Insect Food Seem Alluring
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86
Phone Yoga Ads
Phone Yoga Ads
Zin Cleverly Acknowledges the iPhone Bendgate Issues
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85
Elegantly Understated Fashion Ads
Elegantly Understated Fashion Ads
The Latest Jennifer Lawrence for Miss Dior Campaign is Chic
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84
Literal Half-Off Campaigns
Literal Half-Off Campaigns
Yahoo! Japan's Half-Off Discount Halves Products & Prices
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83
Reclaimed Paper Insects
Reclaimed Paper Insects
Ad Agency Soon Creates Intricate Critter Art for IGEPA Benelux
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82
Pink-Haired Fashion Ads
Pink-Haired Fashion Ads
The Latest Chanel Fall Eyewear Campaign Stars Model Charlotte Free
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81
Dual Straw Drinks
Dual Straw Drinks
McDonald's Japan's Large Soda Drink Demands Sharing with Two Straws
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80
Customized Social Media Products
Customized Social Media Products
BLACKS Playground Features Products Made for Instagram
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79
Balanced Yin-Yang Bottles
Balanced Yin-Yang Bottles
Origin's Yin Yang Bottle Design is All About Harmonious Opposites
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78
Regally Shady Campaigns
Regally Shady Campaigns
Georgia May Jagger is Modern Royalty in the Sunglass Hut 2014 Campaign
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77
Millennial Cause Posters
Millennial Cause Posters
Patagonia's Vote the Environment Campaign Speaks to Younger Generations
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76
Luxe Parkside Campaigns
Luxe Parkside Campaigns
The Latest Thomas Wylde Campaign is the Epitome of Elegance
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75
Icy Jewelry Campaigns
Icy Jewelry Campaigns
The Monique Péan Fall-Winter 2014 Campaign Features Model Liya Kebede
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74
Sensual Victorian Sunglasses
Sensual Victorian Sunglasses
The Latest Wildfox Lookbook is Inspired by Marie Antoinette
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73
Colorful Beer Branding
Colorful Beer Branding
This Pantone Packaging Pairs Brew Types With Specific Color Shades
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72
Memory-Enhancing Lemonades
Memory-Enhancing Lemonades
Bolema's Smart Lime is a Natural Lemonade Drink for Concentration
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71
Illusionary Op Art Advertorials
Illusionary Op Art Advertorials
Laetitia Hotte Neon Series Highlights Kenzo's Latest Collection
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70
Twisted Costume Design Contests
Twisted Costume Design Contests
American Horror Story is Running a Costume Design Contest For Fans
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69
Hip-Hop Food Fests
Hip-Hop Food Fests
La Carnita's 'Tres' Block Party Brought Together Hip-Hop & Gourmet Street Food
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68
Graphic Popsicle Packaging
Graphic Popsicle Packaging
This Popsicle Packaging Idea Pays Tribute to Moscow's Gorky Park
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67
Illusory Kitchen Ads
Illusory Kitchen Ads
This Creative Newspaper Advertisement Hides a Kitchen in Text Blocks
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66
Self-Cleaning Animal Ads
Self-Cleaning Animal Ads
The Arcelik Campaign Playfully Promotes an Oven that Cleans Itself
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65
Canned Party Invitations
Canned Party Invitations
This Unique Party Invitation is Wrapped Around a Food Product
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64
Vintage Ad Artworks
Vintage Ad Artworks
Original Mad Man Mac Conner Holds First Solo Exhibit at 100-Years-Old
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63
Edible Cake Billboards
Edible Cake Billboards
Mr Kipling Shows That 'Life is Better with Cake' by Sharing a Sweet Ad
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62
Drumstick-Shaped Prizes
Drumstick-Shaped Prizes
These Promotional KFC Chicken Drumstick Products Can Be Won Via Twitter
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61
Flavored Drinking Straws
Flavored Drinking Straws
Tubulars' Straws Infuse Plain Milk with Tasty Flavors
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60
Fictitious Caffeine Branding
Fictitious Caffeine Branding
Luftaffe's Illustrated Paper Cup Design Features Fake Coffee Brands
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59
Unofficial Rebranding Alternatives
Unofficial Rebranding Alternatives
Hershey's New Logo is Rethought Due to Unflattering Comparisons
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58
Uniquely Printed Pads
Uniquely Printed Pads
These Differently Designed Memo Pads Were Digitally Printed Using HP Indigo
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57
Dog Food Trucks
Dog Food Trucks
Milo's Kitchen's Treat Truck Tour Caters Specifically to Its Canine Clients
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56
Hybrid Animal Ads
Hybrid Animal Ads
This 'Cat-erpillar' Campaign from Scrabble Blends a Cat and Caterpillar Together
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55
Pre-Packaged Communion Cups
Pre-Packaged Communion Cups
This Ergonomic Design Makes Wine and Bread Passing Less Complicated
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54
Affordable Branding Services
Affordable Branding Services
Tailor Brands Offers a Full and Stylish Branding Kit for Only $50
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53
Convenience-Inspired Packaging
Convenience-Inspired Packaging
The 'Strawberry Smartpot' by AKU Makes Opening Easy
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52
Outdoorsy Hipster Apparel
Outdoorsy Hipster Apparel
Josh Reim's Latest Collection is Designed for the Nature Lover
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51
Ice Cream Social Apps
Ice Cream Social Apps
Magnum's M-Pulse App Locates Nearby Treats with Beacon Technology
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50
Starbucks Logo Drawings
Starbucks Logo Drawings
Redditor IHunt Shares the Mermaid Girl Turned into Pop Culture Characters
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49
Luxe Hotel Food Trucks
Luxe Hotel Food Trucks
The Taste by Four Seasons Food Truck Serves Up Regional Specialties
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48
Sporty Fashion Collaborations
Sporty Fashion Collaborations
Official Alexander Wang for H&M Images Star Isabeli, Joan & Raquel
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47
Minimalist Urbanite Apparel
Minimalist Urbanite Apparel
Olaf Hussein's Latest Lookbook Embodies Simple Sophistication
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46
Exceptional Luxury Timepieces
Exceptional Luxury Timepieces
This $16,000 Black Watch Design Comes with Top-Knotch Service
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45
Urban Bride Lookbooks
Urban Bride Lookbooks
The Latest BHLDN Lookbook Features Gowns Perfect for New York City
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44
Apocalyptic Couple Catalogs
Apocalyptic Couple Catalogs
The [GG$] x Sus Boy Capsule Collection is Inspired by Chaos
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43
Revived Hip Hotels
Revived Hip Hotels
The Verb Hotel in Boston Embraces Counter-Cultural Art and Music
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42
Kid-Designed Packaging
Kid-Designed Packaging
Waitrose's New Brown Sauce Packaging Was Made by a Kid
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41
Promotional Zombie Burgers
Promotional Zombie Burgers
These Fake Human Flesh Burgers Celebrate the Walking Dead Premiere
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40
Artfully Patterned Attire
Artfully Patterned Attire
Odio Tees and Jakub Pieczarkowski Create Visually Abstract Couture
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39
Whisky-Powered Steam Rooms
Whisky-Powered Steam Rooms
Johnnie Walker Blue Creates One-of-a-kind Whisky Cloud
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38
Couture Juice Branding
Couture Juice Branding
Blend and Press' Juice Bottles Pay Tribute to Iconic Designers
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37
Ethereal Bridal Photoshoots
Ethereal Bridal Photoshoots
Lindsay Ellingson is the Face of the Latest La Sposa Campaign
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36
Dreamily Exotic Fashion
Dreamily Exotic Fashion
The Latest Mara Hoffman Fall Lookbook Stars Model Hanalei Reponty
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35
Fairy Tale Anime Fashion
Fairy Tale Anime Fashion
The Latest Alice + Olivia Campaign Stars an Enchanting Lisa Cant
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34
Sensual Beach Fashion Ads
Sensual Beach Fashion Ads
The Latest John Hardy Fall Campaign Stars Top Model Cara Delevingne
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33
Platinum Blonde Purse Campaigns
Platinum Blonde Purse Campaigns
The Latest Michelle Williams Louis Vuitton Ads are Utterly Chic
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32
Celestial Bridal Campaigns
Celestial Bridal Campaigns
Emily Didonato is a Divine Vision in the Latest Pronovias Ads
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31
Hybrid Fruit Packaging
Hybrid Fruit Packaging
This Apple Box Packaging Holds a Grape-Infused Apple
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30
Abstract Coffee Cups
Abstract Coffee Cups
Goode Coffee's Artsy Coffee Cups Feature Energizing Patterns and Colors
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29
Perspective Illusion Billboards
Perspective Illusion Billboards
Best FM's Interactive Poster Gets People to Shake Their Heads
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28
Virtual Concept Vehicles
Virtual Concept Vehicles
Playstation Gamers Can Test Drive the Nissan Vision Gran Turismo
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27
Coffee Culture Logos
Coffee Culture Logos
Alejo Malia Adds Playful Details to the Starbucks Logo Design
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26
Multi-Screen Milk Ads
Multi-Screen Milk Ads
Premialle's Interactive Milk Ad Gets You to Use a Computer and a Phone
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25
Artsy Wine Bottles
Artsy Wine Bottles
Gregorio Design's Artistic Wine Bottles Honor Art Masters
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24
Healthy De-Stressing Drinks
Healthy De-Stressing Drinks
Noa Relaxation is a Brand of Natural Relaxing Drinks
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23
Feminine Fairy Tale Cosmetics
Feminine Fairy Tale Cosmetics
The Illamasqua Once Collection Sets a Whimsical Tone for Autumn
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22
Feminine Rock'n'Roll Fashion
Feminine Rock'n'Roll Fashion
Bregje Heinen Stars in the Latest Supertrash Fall Campaign
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21
Chilly Holographic Branding
Chilly Holographic Branding
Boreálica's Business Cards Feature a Cool Foiled Hologram Design
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20
Transformative Juice Bottles
Transformative Juice Bottles
Pinar Sut's Juice Bottle Packaging Can Turn into a Toy After Use
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19
Tropical Cookie Boxes
Tropical Cookie Boxes
Honolulu Cookie's Creative Cookie Packaging is Wrapped in a Pineapple
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18
Wholesome Rice Packaging
Wholesome Rice Packaging
Sunrice's Rice Packaging Design Highlights the Benefits of Healthy Eating
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17
Peelable Snack Packaging
Peelable Snack Packaging
Banana Sprint is a Handy Banana Snack for Eating on the Go
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16
Elegant Minimalism Branding
Elegant Minimalism Branding
This March Pantry Packaging Boasts Clean Design Details
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15
Majestic Gothic Fashion
Majestic Gothic Fashion
The Latest Simona Semen Collection is Made for Modern Day Heroines
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14
Automotive Martini Bars
Automotive Martini Bars
Grey Goose's Bar on Wheels Will Take a Mixologist Across the Country
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13
Captivating Occult Catalogs
Captivating Occult Catalogs
The Killstar Spirit World Lookbook Highlights Urban Goth Fashions
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12
Bohemian Selfie Campaigns
Bohemian Selfie Campaigns
The FP Selfie Edition Features Real-Life Customers
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11
Deceptive Ad Infographics
Deceptive Ad Infographics
This Chart on False Advertising Delves Into Tricks Advertisers Use
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10
Eco Paper Gift Boxes
Eco Paper Gift Boxes
These Reusable Kraft Paper Gift Boxes are Ideal for DIY Gift Wrapping
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9
Elegant Berry Boxes
Elegant Berry Boxes
Sunrise's Eco Berry Box Design Can Be Constructed Without Glue
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8
Sizzling Swimsuit Campaigns
Sizzling Swimsuit Campaigns
Ingrid Villas Boas Stars in the Latest Ads for Brazilian Brand Eve
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7
Biodegradable Origami Bowls
Biodegradable Origami Bowls
This Food Bowl Design Imagines a Sustainable Way to Eat Ramen
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6
Interactive Floral Walls
Interactive Floral Walls
Gucci's Infinity of Flowers Lets Shoppers Interact with Digital Petals
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5
Biodegradable Lettuce Packaging
Biodegradable Lettuce Packaging
This Lettuce Packaging Uses Vegetable Inks & Sugar-Based Materials
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4
Brown Bag Coffee Designs
Brown Bag Coffee Designs
This Environmentally Friendly Coffee Cup Packaging is Recyclable
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3
Cultural Futurism Catalogs
Cultural Futurism Catalogs
Bei Kuo's Latest Lookbook Boasts Sleek and Holographic Fashions
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2
Interactive Print Ads
Interactive Print Ads
C&A's Interactive Print Advertising Includes a Working Facebook Like Button
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1
Can Currency Campaigns
Can Currency Campaigns
McDonald's Stockholm Lets Youth Trade in Bags of Recycled Cans For Burgers
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