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Nicocig is Discontinued – What Alternatives Are There?

Nicocig Is Discontinued – What Alternatives Are There? If you are currently a Nicocig user, you may have been disappointed to find out that the manufacturers, Vivid, have now discontinued the range. We know how stressful it can be when a product that you use regularly is suddenly no longer available, particularly when it comes …

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OK Vape Subscriptions

NEW OK Vape Refill Subscriptions Never run out of your favourite OK Vape refills with our brand new subscriptions We are pleased to now be offering hassle-free subscriptions on all OK Vape Refill Multipacks. Simply choose which multipack you’d like and how often you want to receive it. We will then automatically bill and post …

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Cheap E-Liquid Multibuy Deals

Cheap E-Liquid Multibuy Deals Buy vape juice from just £2 per bottle with our fantastic multibuy deals Did you know that our premium OK 50/50 E-Liquids are available from only £2 a bottle with our fantastic multibuy prices? Pick and mix any flavours across our range at 3 bottles for £7, 6 for £13 or …

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What is 50/50 E Liquid?

What is 50/50 E Liquid? What is 50/50 e liquid? In short, this is vape juice with a balanced 50% ratio of the main e liquid ingredients; propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin. These ingredients are otherwise known as PG & VG and are important in helping you choose the right type of e-liquid for your …

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A Beginners Guide to Vaping

A Beginners Guide to Vaping A simple, clear beginners guide to buying your first e-cigarette or vape kit Getting Started With E-Cigarettes Making the Switch So, you want to make the switch from smoking to vaping? That’s great news! If you’re completely new to vaping this guide will walk you through three simple steps to …

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The UK Menthol Cigarette Ban May 2020

The UK Menthol Cigarette Ban May 2020 What & When is The UK Menthol Cigarettes Ban? In May 2016, the government announced various changes to the tobacco laws, in efforts to achieve a smoke-free society. The announcement included plans to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco, and to implement a menthol cigarettes ban. These …

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12 Days of Christmas Offers & Competitions

Event Ended Our 12 days of Christmas event for 2019 has now ended. We’re sorry if you missed it but don’t worry, we frequently run promotions and giveaways. Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter so you don’t miss out! By submitting your email above, you consent to receiving occasional marketing emails from OK …

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Black Friday Vape Deals

Black Friday 2020 Deals – Coming Soon – Looking for the best vape deals for Black Friday 2020? Keep your eye on this page for our exclusive offers, starting on the 27th November. At OK Vape, we’ve got some great offers coming up for Black Friday. Whether you’re looking for an early Christmas gift for …

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US Vaping Illness: Is Vaping Safe?

US Vaping Illness: Is Vaping Safe? It’s likely that you have seen recent reports in the media regarding a number of illnesses in America that have been linked to vaping. We understand that these reports may be cause for concern amongst vapers and those considering switching to e-cigarettes. With this in mind, we have illustrated …

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3D Secure – Keeping You Safe Online

Changes to Our Checkout Process You may have received information from your card issuer regarding updates to how you verify payments you make online (otherwise known as 3D Secure V2). These updates are all about keeping you safer online and all online merchants must comply with the new regulations. With this in mind, our checkout …

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Vapril 2019

We’re Proud to Support VApril!

VApril 2020 With it being Vapril this month, we thought we’d re-post an article from the VApril website, to show our support. VApril is the world’s largest vaping awareness and education campaign. Some Top Line Stats About Vaping According to Public Health England, vaping may be contributing to at least 20,000 smokers quitting every year …

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Top Tips for Maximum Vape Flavour

Top Tips For Maximum Vape Flavour If you feel like making the move to vaping, we want you to get the maximum enjoyment from the whole experience, as well as saving money or getting healthier if you are a smoker. As with anything new, there are a few important things you need to know up …

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How To Choose An E-Liquid

How To Choose An E-Liquid We are sure that it is now common knowledge that Vaping is cheaper and has a number of advantages compared to cigarettes, as well as number of other reasons to love vaping that we covered in last week’s blog. So, you’ve heard all of this and would like to take the …

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Vaping – Five Reasons to Share the Love

Five Reasons To Share The Love With OK Vape With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, we can give you 5 good reasons to love buying your E-Cigs and vaping products from OK Vape and to share the love for vaping. 1. 20% off Your First Order If you aren’t already an OK Vape customer, …

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10 Reasons to Love Vaping

10 Reasons To Love Vaping With Valentine’s Day coming up in a couple of weeks, here at OK Vape we are going to be feeling the love for the whole of February. As a starter for 10, here are 10 reasons to love vaping during February. 1. Vaping is Cheaper Than Smoking With a packet …

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New Low Strength 6mg Cigalike E-Cig Refills

NEW Low Strength Cigalike E-Cig Refills We’re very pleased to announce that, due to popular demand, our cigalike e-cig refills are now available in low strength. With 6mg of nicotine, these refills complement our popular range of refills, with strengths ranging from nicotine free up to 20mg. Our range of refills are compatible with the …

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Quit Smoking For New Year 2020

Quit Smoking in 2020 According to a 2016 survey conducted by the Royal Society for Public Health, quitting smoking is by far the most difficult New Year’s resolution to keep. If you make a resolution to quit smoking via traditional means at the end of 2019, there is an 87 percent chance that you will …

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What Are Nicotine Salts?

What Are Nicotine Salts? Nicotine salts are made from nicotine extracted from the tobacco leaf and bonded with benzoic acid. The salts vaporise at a lower temperature and with a lower pH level than freebase nicotine (the nicotine used in most standard e-liquids). They can be used at higher concentrations and will produce a smoother, …

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OK E-Cig is now OK Vape

OK E-Cig Is Now OK Vape Same Great Products, Shiny New Name! Over the last few years, vaping has really grown in popularity and a wealth of new products have been, and continue to be developed. We’ve grown with the industry and now offer a wide range of products alongside our original and best-selling cigalike …

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What does MTL & DTL Mean?

What does MTL & DTL Mean? When choosing a vape kit or e cigarette, you may come across the terms ‘MTL’ and ‘DTL’. These are acronyms for the terms ‘mouth to lung’ and  ‘direct to lung’. These terms define the different vaping styles used by vapers and relate to how you inhale the vapour created …

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Aspire Cleito Coils

How to Prime a Coil

How to Prime a Coil What is a Vape Coil? Nowadays, most e cigs or vape kits that are ‘open systems’ (i.e. a refillable tank) feature replaceable ‘atomizer heads’. These are often just referred to as ‘coils’ but contain the coil wire and wicking material. The cotton wick soaks up the e-liquid and the coil wire heats the juice …

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Innokin Riptide Crios Instructions

Innokin Riptide Crios Instructions If you’d like some guidance for vaping with the Innokin RipTide Crios kit, please read the following instructions. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us. Charging the Innokin RipTide Crios Battery Your RipTide will indicate when the battery needs charging. If all 3 of the …

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Innokin Endura T18e Instructions

Innokin Endura T18e Instructions Innokin Endura T18E Kit – Discontinued This item has now been upgraded to the Endura T18II Kit. This upgraded version is built with the latest technology, with enhanced performance and features. Buy today from just £24.50 with two free e-liquid and fast, free UK delivery. Find Out More Innokin Endura T18E …

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Aspire K2 Kit

Aspire K2 Starter Kit Instructions

Aspire K2 Starter Kit Instructions The Aspire K2 Kit is a fantastic, reliable and easy to use MTL vape kit from one of the worlds best-known hardware manufacturers – Aspire. If you’ve purchased one of these fantastic kits, you may find the following instructions helpful for getting started and maintaining your kit. Charging the Aspire …

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What Are Short Fill E-Liquids?

What Are Short Fill E-Liquids? Short fill e liquids are VG-based vape juices with zero nicotine content that are supplied in a larger bottle filled to around 80%. This allows you to either vape without nicotine, or to add ‘nicotine shots’ to the e liquid to reach the desired strength. E cigarette regulations limit nicotine-containing …

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Stoptober 2019

What Is The NHS Stoptober Campaign?

Stoptober 2020 Want to quit smoking? The NHS Stoptober campaign can help you on the road to going smoke free with it’s national October stop-smoking campaign, Stoptober. What is Stoptober? Stoptober is a national campaign initiated by Public Health England to encourage smokers to ditch the habit. It’s inspired by figures that show those who …

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What is sub ohm vaping?

What is Sub Ohm Vaping?

What is Sub Ohm Vaping? Ever seen a vaper exhaling big plumes of vapour and wondered what it’s all about, or heard the term ‘sub ohm’ but have no idea what it means? In short, sub ohm is vaping using a vape kit with particular specifications, which creates large clouds of vapour. Keep reading to …

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Choosing a Vape Kit

How To Choose A Vape Kit Whether you are looking for your very first e-cigarette, or you already vape and are looking to upgrade your kit, it’s important to know the difference between the different types of vape kit. We’ve broken these down into the three main types of device below, with information on how …

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OK Vape Cigalike Starter Kit Instructions

OK Vape Cigalike Starter Kit Instructions What is the OK Vape Cigalike E-Cig?   The  OK Vape Cigalike E-Cig Starter Kit is a fuss-free, easy to use electronic cigarette in the cigalike style. Not everyone wants to be carrying round a huge battery and blowing out massive clouds of vapour! If this is you, then a …

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Vaping & Taking Your E Cigarette Abroad

Vaping & Taking Your E Cigarette Abroad Check Before You Travel E cigarette & vaping laws vary drastically from country to country so always check before taking your e cigarette abroad.  We recommend checking the laws in your destination country before you even leave home. Otherwise, you could have your vape kit taken off you …

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Travelling With E Cigarettes

Travelling With E Cigarettes Make Sure To Check Your Airline’s Policies Whether you’re off on holiday or taking a business trip, always check your airline’s e cig policy before travelling with e cigarettes. You should also check out the specific vaping and e cigarette laws for the country you’re travelling to. You can find out …

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Looking After Your E-Cig & Vape Batteries

Looking After Your E-Cig & Vape Batteries Watch our handy video guide to looking after and maintaining your e cigarette batteries. Alternatively, keep scrolling for written tips to get the best of our of your e cig & vape pen batteries. We also recommend that you read our E Cig Battery Safety Guide. Clean the Battery …

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The EU TPD E Cigarette Regulations

The EU TPD E-Cigarette Regulations On the 20th May 2017, the UK enforced the new EU TPD Regulations on e cigs. If you’ve heard about them but aren’t sure what they involve or how they might affect you, check out the infographic below to find out more… How Might The New Regulations Affect You? You …

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How to Use an OK Ego Vape Pen Starter Kit

How to Use an OK Ego Vape Pen Starter Kit Ego E Cig Instructions How to Use A Vape Pen If you’re new to vaping or haven’t tried a vape pen style kit before, these ego e-cig instructions should help you get started. 1. Charge Your Battery To use an ego vape pen, you’ll first need …

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Aspire CE5-S Clearomizer + 5x Coils

Aspire CE5-S Clearomizer Instructions

Aspire CE5-S Clearomizer Instructions About the Aspire Ce5-S Clearomizer The next step up from the older style, disposable CE4’s, these clearomizers use a replaceable coil design that offers convenience, better performance and less waste, whilst still being easy to use. Please see below for instructions on using and maintaining the CE5-S Clearomizer. Instructions How to Fill …

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Christmas Opening Times & Delivery Information 2020

Christmas Opening Times & Delivery Information Postal services can take a little longer than normal during the busy Christmas & New Year period. With this in mind, we always recommend stocking up on your vape supplies in good time. We advise that you place any orders that you want to receive before Christmas by the …

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How Long Should Cigalike Refills Last?

How Long Should Cigalike Refills Last? How Long Should A Cigalike Cartomizer Refill Last? This is a very common question but is actually one that’s quite hard to answer! Our products were originally put through a ‘simulated vape’ to provide an estimated ‘cigarette equivalent’ per refill. This estimate was originally printed on our packaging, however it …

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Ego Vape Pen Battery Not Working?

Ego Vape Pen Battery Not Working ‘Ego’ or vape pen style e cigarettes are a popular vaping choice for those seeking a ‘mouth-to-lung’ vape. This is where you inhale vapour into your mouth before then inhaling into your lungs, similar to how one would smoke a cigarette. The OK Ego Vape Pen kit is our …

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Types of E Cigarette

What Are The Different Types Of E-Cigarette Or Vapes? There are so many different types of e cigarette available these days that it can be a little overwhelming if you’re just starting out. We’ve compiled a list of the different e cigarettes available with information on how they work and the pros of each device …

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How Long Should OK Cigalike E-Cig Batteries Last?

How Long Do OK E-Cig Batteries Last? OK E-Cig Batteries As with any battery, ecigarette batteries don’t last forever. You can expect our OK branded batteries to last between 6 months to a year, depending on usage. You will know when your battery needs replacing as it will become less efficient at holding it’s charge …

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Choosing a Nicotine Strength – Refills & E-Liquids

Choosing a Nicotine Strength – Refills & E-Liquids If you are new to vaping, you may be wondering which nicotine strength you should start with. This depends on various factors including your current nicotine habits and which vape kit or e cigarette you will be using. Everyone is different and you may find you need …

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Recycling & Disposing of Vape Accessories

Recycling & Disposing of Vape Accessories Recycling Vape or E-Cig Batteries The main part of your e cigarette is the battery, which can indeed be recycled. It’s important to ensure that any battery is disposed of responsibly to help protect the environment as all batteries contain hazardous chemicals. Simply remove any refills, clearomizer or tank from …

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What Does PG & VG In Vape Juice Mean? (E-Liquid Ingredients)

What Does PG & VG In Vape Juice Mean? PG & VG are food-safe liquids that make up the bulk of an e-liquid or vape juice. PG stands for ‘propylene glycol’ and VG stands for ‘vegetable glycerine. Almost all vape juices will contain a ratio of both ingredients, though you may see some e-liquids marketed …

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Our Commitment to Non-Disposable E-Cigs

Non Disposable E Cigs Here at OK Vape we’re committed to selling non disposable e-cigs. As part of our commitment to supporting a healthy environment, we would recommend that you invest in our refillable electronic cigarettes and vape pens, rather than investing in disposable. Why You May Ask? Non-disposable e-cigs are more environmentally friendly. Non-disposable …

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How To Clean & Maintain Clearomizers

How do I clean my clearomizer We No Longer Sell the CE4 Please note that we no longer sell the CE4 clearomizer. We now stock the upgraded Aspire CE5-S Clearomizer with replaceable coils, which are a more cost effective, higher quality tank with great performance, for use with ego vape pen batteries and kits. Please …

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E-Cigarette Battery Safety

E-Cigarette Battery Safety Follow these instructions on e cig battery safety will not only keep you safe but also ensure that you get the best out of your batteries. You can also read our guide on How to Look After E Cigarette Batteries for more information on keeping your batteries in top condition. E-Cig Battery Safety Guide …

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Myth Busting E-Cigs: Part Two

Myth Busting E-Cigs: Part 2 Part Two of Our Guide to Clearing Up E-Cigarette Misconceptions Welcome back to the second, and final instalment of our guide to dispelling the commons myth surrounding e-cigarettes and their accessories. We are all aware that, just like with anything new, there’s undoubtedly going to be various myths, theories, and …

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Myth Busting E-Cigs: Part One

Myth Busting E-Cigs: Part 1 Part One of Our Guide to Clearing Up E-Cigarette Misconceptions It’s hard to avoid the negative press that sometimes surrounds the world of e-cigarettes, and while we’re aware that there are myths on just about everything out there, e-cigarettes do get the rough end of the stick, which is more …

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Public Health England: Vaping ‘95% Less Harmful Than Smoking’

PHE: Vaping 95% Less Harmful than Smoking Public Health England Compiles Report on E-Cigarette Evidence Since the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes in Britain, with over 2.6 million adults using them today, there has been much debate as to whether they are a safer alternative to smoking or are just as harmful. This has led …

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Where Can You Vape in the UK?

Where Can You Vape in the UK? With e cigarettes having gathered popularity at a great pace over the last few years, it’s taken a while for establishments to figure out where they stand on vaping and you may well be left wondering where can you vape. Very few establishments have openly embraced them and most will expect you …

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A Brief History Of E Cigarettes

A Brief History Of E Cigarettes The E-Cigarette Was Invented in 1963 If you’re wondering when the first e-cigarettes were invented, you might be surprised about how long ago it actually was! In 1963, a man named Herbert A Gilbert, well aware of the health implications of smoking tobacco, filed a patent for an electronic …

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8 Reasons to Switch to OK Vape

8 Reasons to Switch to OK Vape It Could Save You Money Five OK Vape Cigalike Refills can offer up to the equivalent of 120 regular cigarettes – but cost just £6. In contrast, the cigarettes would set you back around £60, making you an incredible saving. This is just one example of how much money …

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E-Cigarette & Vaping Glossary

E-Cigarette & Vaping Glossary For those who are new to vaping, there are many terms that you’ll find unfamiliar. The language can seem confusing at first, especially when many places use it without any explanation, so we’ve decided to put this useful glossary containing some of the main terms together for you. Vape Kits AtomiserThe …

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No Smoking Day 2020

No Smoking Day – 11th March 2020 Wednesday the 11th March sees the 36th annual No Smoking Day, encouraging smokers to ditch the cigarettes and improve their health. What is No Smoking Day? No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness campaign, started in 1984 and organised by the British Heart Foundation. It takes place …

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Essentials For New E-Cigarette Users

If you’re thinking of making a long term switch to e-cigarettes, an e-cigarette isn’t all you’ll need to get started and enjoy vaping on the go. The world of e-cigarettes and e-cigarette accessories can be confusing to the new user, so we’ve put together a handy guide setting out exactly what you’ll need to make …

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Actress Carol Harrison Reviews The OK Vape Cigalike

OK Vape E-Cigs Review by Carol Harrison, Actress “I need my voice as an actress: that’s why I use OK Vape E-Cigs instead of tobacco” – Carol Harrison Carol, an accomplished stage actress who is also well known for her roles in popular TV shows like Brushstrokes and EastEnders, began smoking in the early Seventies. …

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I Smoked for 60 Years Before Trying OK E Cig

Cliff’s Story Of Switching To OK Vape RETIRED artist Cliff Bennington switched to electronic cigarettes after more than 60 years of smoking tobacco, which left him in need of a triple heart bypass operation. Cliff, 80, previously found it difficult to walk up hills and he suffered from congestion of the lungs, which caused him …

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I Switched to OK E Cig & Said Goodbye to Hangovers

Dan’s Story Of Switching To OK Vape FORMER 20-a-day smoker Dan McGlynn gave up tobacco overnight by switching to electronic cigarettes – and found that one unexpected benefit is that he no longer suffers from bad hangovers. Dan, 31, was previously plagued by headaches and a horrible taste in his mouth following nights out when …

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I Lost 3 Stone After Switching to OK E Cig

Sue’s Story Of Switching To OK Vape Former chain-smoker Sue Thomas feels like a brand new woman after switching to the OK Vape cigalike e-cigarette. Sue, 46, lost three stone in weight after she cut down on smoking tobacco and took up electronic cigarettes, which contain no harmful tar. The switch has boosted her fitness …

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