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    Road Side SCRAP Metal From Trash (Pt. 3)
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    Published on Feb 7, 2017
    Find tons of scrap on the side of the road and score a huge metal spiral staircase from a guy I know. Subscribe for more videos!
     
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    ANOTHER FORCLOSURE!
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    Working on a few jobs around town and bidding on a foreclosure clean out. For more videos Subscribe!
     
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    How To Make Money On Ebay Selling Used Clothing In 2017
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    FREE BOOK - 100 AMAZING ITEMS TO RESELL
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    In this LIVE VIDEO we cover the top selling items on eBay that are selling within the clothing category. If you want to learn how to make money on eBay with used clothing then this video will be perfect for you. Learn what sells best on eBay, what brands sell frequently, and tips for getting started with your eBay business.

    In this video you will learn:

    - What sells best on eBay
    - What top selling items to sell on eBay
    - The mindset necessary for selling on eBay
    - The best selling brands of clothing that are selling on eBay
    - And much, much, more!

    Enjoy the video!!
     
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    How To Make Money Selling Books On Amazon FBA In 2017
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    In this LIVE VIDEO we cover how to make money selling books on Amazon FBA. If you want to learn how to sell on Amazon FBA, and specifically, how to analyze books, then this video will be for you!

    In this video we not only talk about how to analyze books to resell, but we discuss why buying books is an awesome business model, what supplies & equipment is suggested, and where to source books to make money selling on Amazon FBA.

    If you want to start your own book business from home then there's never been a better time to start.

    Watch the video in full and be sure to take some notes!!
     
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    10 Beginner Mistakes To Avoid When Selling On Ebay - guest: Rockstar Flipper
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    Streamed live on Feb 8, 2017
     
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    What sells on eBay - 10 great items for selling on eBay
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    Streamed live on Feb 8, 2017
     
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    Pickers Church -- Ebay Chit Chat with Joe State & North Shore Mark
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    Streamed live on Feb 7, 2017
     
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    Dumpster Diving Week 55. Snow SUCKS!!!
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    Published on Feb 10, 2017
     
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    LIVE DUMPSTER DIVING IN RICH NEIGHBORHOODS!
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    Streamed live 12 hours ago
    Just some live epic Dumpster Diving! Gimmekiss
     
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    LIVE DUMPSTER DIVING AT RICH SECOND HAND STORE!
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    Tonight my friend and I WENT dumpster diving in a wealthy area of town and hit up the thrift store dumpsters for goodies. We found toysOmar's Daily Life Movies Channel http://youtube.com/user/theomargosh
     
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    Nothing to see in this one. If interested your best bet is to listen in one window, play around on GIM or surf the web in a different window. It's approx. 1 hr and 11 minutes long.

    Scavenger Life Episode 297: Being Frugal vs Running A Business
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    Published on Feb 13, 2017
    We have always been frugal people. Maybe we learned it from our parents, but I think it has more to do with being offended by inefficiency and waste. Why spend more than we have to? Why buy things we really don't need?

    We like to read online blogs and forums where people talk about frugality. These groups definitely overlap, but can separate into three categories: Homeschool DIY Moms: These super women document how they stretch every dollar for their family's needs. They do a lot of DIY projects to upgrade their home. They have fun sharing recipes to cook for their family. Extreme Couponers and Travel Hackers: This group detail how they often spend little money at the grocery store by using coupons. Or how they max out credit card points to travel the world for free. The goal is to work the system against itself by being very organized and disciplined. Financial Independence Bloggers: About five years ago, these people really started popping up online. Usually they work good paying, technology jobs where they can save up to 80% of their income each year. They have fun living off as little as possible and saving as much as possible. As they max out their 401k and IRA accounts, they funnel all their savings into Index Funds https://goo.gl/PQQEl. Once they hit a certain amount, they can then quit their jobs, live off the interest, and do what they want with their time. FrugalWoods http://www.frugalwoods.com/ and Mr Money Mustache www.mrmoneymustache.com are good examples.

    While we love learning new tricks in frugality and investing, we fall into another category of "Business Owner". We do spend a lot of money. But instead of spending our money on unneeded luxuries, we're spending money on our businesses. Any business owner knows that it costs money to operate. It costs even more money to grow a business and expand. For example, we currently pumping cash into a new rental http://www.shampooandbooze.com/. Instead of working for a corporation for ten years and saving money to buy our freedom, we want to have our freedom now. The financials are just different.

    We had a great week on eBay again. We're listing like crazy to take advantage of the sales.
    Here were some of the interesting conversation in the forum this week:
    --Can you ship shoes in a poly mailer? https://goo.gl/vO7Tet
    --Getting to know your auctioneer https://goo.gl/NV5htV

    Hope you had a good week.

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    We live in rural America, and we are Scavengers -- especially when it comes to making money on eBay by selling items we find in or near the waste stream, at auctions, yard sales and thrift stores. This allows us to avoid full time jobs, which gives us more time to scavenge and enjoy our lives. It's a positive reinforcing cycle.

    We are eBay Top Rated + Power Sellers. Each week we post a couple 1 hour long podcasts sharing stories about our eBay selling. We welcome all questions and stories of your own eBay experiences. Sharing helps make us all better Scavengers.
     
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    Roadtrip | Sourcing for Ebay/Amazon | Vacation? | Part 1
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    Published on Feb 12, 2017
    Join Pickin' 4 Profit as he takes a road trip from Cleveland, OH to Albuquerque, NM sourcing items to resell on Ebay and Amazon along the way. He will be sourcing from goodwill, savers, thrift stores, pawn shops, antique shops and even flea markets. What can he find to buy and sell for a profit? Follow along and find out what measures are waiting to be found.
     
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    The Epitome of a Resale FAILURE!
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    Published on Feb 13, 2017
    Want to know what it takes to be a horrible failure as an Amazon or eBay reseller? Find out in this video!
     
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    11 Blazers And Sport Coats That Sold On Ebay For Ridiculous Profits
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    FREE BOOK - 100 AMAZING ITEMS TO RESELL
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    In this LIVE VIDEO we cover how to make money selling clothes on eBay with Blazers & Sport Coats. If you want to learn how to sell on eBay and make money online flipping higher end clothing items can be a great option.

    Learn how I've been selling on eBay for over 4 years and making money selling clothing.

    Watch the video in full and be sure to take some notes!!
     
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    How To Create Systems To Scale Your Ebay Business With Nic Hills
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    FREE BOOK - 100 AMAZING ITEMS TO RESELL
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    In this LIVE SHOW with Nic Hills we discuss how to create systems and efficiencies to scale your eBay business. If you are selling on eBay and want to make more money in your business!

    In this video will help you a ton.During the show you will learn:

    - The best systems to source MORE products on a weekly basis

    - What systems Nic uses to take high quality pictures to get the most money for his items on eBay

    - How to save money when shipping on eBay

    - What systems Nic applies to keep track of his profits to know if he’s actually making money in his eBay business

    - How to organize books for tax and accounting purposes

    - What softwares and tools Nic uses in his business to become more efficient

    And much, much more!

    We hope you enjoy this live video and talk soon!
     
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    Live Garage Sale Haul - Making More Money on Ebay , Amazon, Craigslist!
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    Streamed live 21 hours ago
    Free Book! - 100 Amazing Items to Resell
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    Learn More About The Green Room
    http://greenroomuniversity.com/

    In this video I show items that we bought from garage sales last weekend to sell on eBay, craigslist, and even amazon. Learn how to make more money with your time by selling the best items on eBay, Amazon, and Craigslist!

    10 Items to sell on eBay! - https://youtu.be/1HhS3iGi6-Y

    Advanced Ebay Tips and Tricks: https://youtu.be/52kz8A934rU

    Selling more on eBay with Nicole State -https://youtu.be/CzpeuOQ5vFQ

    Selling on eBay - What Sells Best w Rockstar Flipper -
    https://youtu.be/v3H75PV3YMk

    How to Sell Clothing on eBay - https://youtu.be/K0PBJUtHVJE
     
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    10 cheap shtf barter items to get now
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    Published on Feb 16, 2017
    Stocking on items that will be in high demand if the economy goes south is not as expensive as you may think.

    Link from the video:

    ++ All New Square Foot Gardening II: http://amzn.to/2kVxTnv
    ++ How to make a raised bed vegetable garden: https://goo.gl/2cgsFY
     
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    Garbage picking, business scrap pickups, & weekend eBay sales
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    Garbage picking, business scrap pickups, & weekend eBay sales

    Video starts Thursday night with some garbage picking. I pickup a bunch of wire and other electronics on Friday. Weekend is spent doing eBay with showing what has sold.
     
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    LIVE DUMPSTER DIVING
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    Streamed live 5 hours ago
     
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    Hope someday AGNUT will post again.
     
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    Scrap Metal & E-Waste Haul to the Scrap Yard, HVAC Scrap Pickup
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    Scrap Metal & E-Waste Haul to the Scrap Yard, HVAC Scrap Pickup

    Busy day of scrapping and picking up scrap. Taking stuff apart for parts and what sold on Tuesday Feb. 14.
     
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    Me too. Always enjoy his posts. Hope he's doing well and in good health.

    How about you? Any stories or vids you'd like to share?
     
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    MC Sports Going Outta Business?? They Just Got Here And Free Electronics Haul!! Alpena Michigan
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    Published on Feb 17, 2017
    MC Sports in Alpena Michigan Going Outta Business Sale!! They just Opened that store A Year Ago. Plus A Score Free Stuff from a Fellow YouTuber/My Neighbor!! John Picker Alpena Michigan 2017 Laptop Computers, Xbox 360, Band Hero, Dell Computers, Copper Wire, A Fisher Stereo,Reel to Reel Audio Recorder
     
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    We almost went to JAIL! - A reseller horror story! eBay buying / selling
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    Published on Jan 15, 2017
    www.RyanRoots.com - if you want to get in touch with us!

    This was a crazy day to say the least! This story is entirely true and we hope you can learn from our mistakes :) - Thanks for watching. Please don't forget to subscribe!

    Cheers, - Ryan & Alli Roots
     
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    Protecting Your Selling Accounts & A MICRO Ridealong
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    Published on Feb 19, 2017
     
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    In the old days my dad would scavenge wire from job sites or from along the side of the road. He brought it home and had me strip it with needlenose plier or wire strippers. It was like living in the Depression in the 1970s. The smart pickers would get a ball of wire, dig a hole and throw diesel fuel on top. Let fire strip the wire.

    He also had me and my sister pull weeds out of the sidewalk patio with a screwdriver and pliers. He would never spend a cent on weed killer. He found tedious stuff for us to do just to keep us busy. It didn't teach me anything except to avoid jobs like that.
     
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    Nothing to see in this one. If interested your best bet is to listen in one window, play around on GIM or surf the web in a different window. It's approx. 1 hr and 17 minutes long.

    Scavenger Life Episode 298: The Scavengers and The Collectors, A Love Story
    Scavenger Life



    Published on Feb 19, 2017
    We sell all kinds of items, many of which are practical everyday objects: clothes, tools, etc. But we also find and sell many items that are "collectible". They have no practical value and are mainly ornamental, historical or make people feel nostalgic. Though we're frugal and love to live a very minimal life, it is interesting that we make a living by scavenging items for people who love to collect. In biology, this is called Mutualism https://goo.gl/W9VL0j, where both species help each other with their needs.

    As Scavengers, we're out there every week locating these weird, uncommon items in the random waste of the nation, then we come home to post these items online. The Collectors are scouring the internet for the items they need to complete their sets. Our urge is to get everything out of our house. Collectors feel better when they're surrounded by objects of they deem important. When the Collector dies, their lifetime of collections often get broken up into pieces and sent out into the world for the next generation of Scavengers to find and offer up to the next generation Collector. The natural cycle starts again.

    We thank everyone who sent us emails, left phone messages, and forum comments about the Gallery Plus problem and eBay Coupon we spoke about last week. eBay would do it self a favor to have a page that listed "known problems" so we all wouldn't have to cipher these mysteries.

    Our sales slowed from the busy holiday season but have been steady. All we can do is list. Coffee is for listers https://goo.gl/pxiTIM

    These are the links we discussed in this podcast: We found a painting (see above) that should go to the Museum of Bad Art http://www.museumofbadart.org/. It reminds us of their first painting that sparked the whole idea https://goo.gl/BKgEYs. On the forum, ShortandStout recommends going to local experts and craftsmen to find out more about items you find. https://goo.gl/eSViGU And Nancy was nice enough to remind everyone about a great interview with Mark, a tax accountant who now specialized in helping online sellers. https://goo.gl/nxR275

    Join the discussion ► https://goo.gl/Uk0d0X
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    We live in rural America, and we are Scavengers -- especially when it comes to making money on eBay by selling items we find in or near the waste stream, at auctions, yard sales and thrift stores. This allows us to avoid full time jobs, which gives us more time to scavenge and enjoy our lives. It's a positive reinforcing cycle.

    We are eBay Top Rated + Power Sellers. Each week we post a couple 1 hour long podcasts sharing stories about our eBay selling. We welcome all questions and stories of your own eBay experiences. Sharing helps make us all better Scavengers
     
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    Searcher, Thanks for posting these videos. I usually watch one or two every week while I surf the internet.
     
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    Scrapping Motors, Transformers, Sealed Unit, Aluminum, and Lite Iron!!
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    Published on Feb 21, 2017
    Taking a load of various non ferrous scrap metal to the yard along with about 500lbs of Lite Iron. Subscribe for updated scrap metal prices here in South Jersey!

    More Scrap Life videos - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...
     
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    ASK BONAFIDE - OPEN Q&A - EPISODE 1
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    Streamed live on Feb 16, 2017
    Free Book! - 100 Amazing Items to Resell
    http://greenroomuniversity.com/100book

    Learn More About The Green Room
    http://greenroomuniversity.com/

    10 Items to sell on eBay! - https://youtu.be/1HhS3iGi6-Y

    Advanced Ebay Tips and Tricks: https://youtu.be/52kz8A934rU

    Selling more on eBay with Nicole State -https://youtu.be/CzpeuOQ5vFQ

    Selling on eBay - What Sells Best w Rockstar Flipper -
    https://youtu.be/v3H75PV3YMk

    How to Sell Clothing on eBay - https://youtu.be/K0PBJUtHVJE
     
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    7 items that sell for around $100 or more on eBay
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    Free Book! - 100 Amazing Items to Resell
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    In this video I show 7 items that sell on eBay for typically $100 or more. These items are a bit tougher to find, but that said if I can do it, so can you. Learn these items that sell on eBay now!


     
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    Roadtrip | Sourcing for Ebay/Amazon | Vacation? | Part 4
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    Published on Feb 23, 2017
    Join Pickin' 4 Profit as he takes a road trip from Cleveland, OH to Albuquerque, NM sourcing items to resell on Ebay and Amazon along the way. He will be sourcing from goodwill, savers, thrift stores, pawn shops, antique shops and even flea markets. What can he find to buy and sell for a profit? Follow along and find out what treasures are waiting to be found.
     
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    Dumpster Diving Week 57.
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    Published on Feb 24, 2017
    Check out my Podcast with Dumpster Marcus
    You can find the series on either channel.
     
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    The toxins released by doing that could be deadly.

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    Scavenger Life Episode 299: What Control Do We Have as eBay Sellers?
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    Published on Feb 26, 2017
    If you wade into the eBay community forums, you quickly get a sense of overwhelming anger mixed with powerlessness. These buyers choose to rage about problems in their store and feel like the only solution is for a Government investigation of how eBay is purposefully ruining their lives. They are convinced that eBay has a specific employee with a finger on the button that keeps their sales drying up.

    As long time eBay sellers, we completely understand where this fear comes from. To this very moment, we experience the grumpy buyers, inconsistent sales from week to week, confused customer service reps, etc. Why can't we have total control?

    But we do have a certain amount of control when running our eBay store that is guaranteed: It's starts with the items we choose to scavenge . Often we use gut instinct, but we still whip out our phone and do a quick search on "sold" items. If we feel our sales are slow or selling for low dollar, we'll simply choose to buy different items. It's insanity to keep having problems selling a certain item and think the result will be different. Plus variety is just fun. How we take photos of these items is an early important lesson we quickly learned. As eBay customers, we are amazed at the number of sellers that provide only one or two photos that are blurry or unhelpful in their perspective. We have always provided as many photos that are logical (usually at least 8). Our photos are always well lit and clear. We provide plenty of close ups. If we do our job correctly, no potential buyer will see our item and crave a different angle. Whose item will that person buy: the blurry single photo or the ten clear photos? How we title an item gives us an enormous amount of control. This is all about research and the experience of having done past research. Proper research gives us the keywords to attract the right buyers. We use every single character to describe an item. Every relevant word is another keyword that google or Cassini will pick up on. It is insanity to see a seller only use three or four generic words to describe an item. Adding all the item specifics is also a bonus. And how we price an item is the last power we have (and maybe the most important). Do we need to be very competitive and lowball the price? Or is our item in rare, good shape so we should wait for the higher price? Should we run sales to move items? Or will no one buy this item right now whatever the price is? Am I charging too little for my items to make all the listing worth my time? Or am I being too precious about these items I've listed? We think pricing is probably what makes sellers the most crazy because they incorrectly think the lowest price will always win. There is absolutely no single good answer.

    If we pull out our view from just focusing on an eBay business, what control does any business actually have? You can't force people to buy your item or even walk into your store. Some of it is reputation, luck, research, and mostly the seasonal nature of retail. We try to take advantage of all the power we do have, and accept a certain level of helplessness and uncertainty. With this acceptance, comes some amount of peace.

    We had an awesome week of eBay sales. They just happened because we had put the time into list list list.

    The forum keeps giving us some great conversations. We're always learning new things from smart sellers. Cebanak posted about Facebook Marketplace now letting people using electronic payments. https://goo.gl/mv56dQ Is this just one more step closer to Facebook competing with eBay?

    Hope you had a good week!

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    We live in rural America, and we are Scavengers -- especially when it comes to making money on eBay by selling items we find in or near the waste stream, at auctions, yard sales and thrift stores. This allows us to avoid full time jobs, which gives us more time to scavenge and enjoy our lives. It's a positive reinforcing cycle.

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