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Congratulations to Our February 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge Winners!

February FabFree Photo Challenge

Hello Fabfree Readers! We are a excited to announce our Fabfree February 2017 “Love” Photo Challenge winners!

It was hard to choose among all the amazing and creative photographs that were entered into the contest. If you have a chance, check out the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool and take a look at all the fabulous entries!

In the end, we did have to vote for our winner and runner up, but we want to thank everyone who took the time to participate and say congratulations to our winners!

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Winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws : Siena Starsmith

FabFree Photo Challenge "Love" - Siena Starsmith

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Runner Up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws : offsidepuppyavedon

FabFree Photo Challenge

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Thank you to Snowpaws for hosting this month’s Photo Challenge!

We will be hosting another photo challenge soon – stay tuned for more info!

Snowpaws Sign 2017 - updated


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FabFree’s February 2017 “Love” Photo Challenge Ends in 3 Days!

February FabFree Photo Challenge

Just 3 Days Left!

The 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge ends February 28th, so there are just three days left to get in your pictures… but there is still time for you to get your contest entries in!

Get Involved!

We already have some amazing photos in the contest. Why not take a look at the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool at some of the great entries so far?!

Then charge up your cameras and head out into the hearts, dancing, roses, or… whatever says “Love” (or “Love Stinks?”) to you and get cracking and get those photos in!

If you haven’t already, take a look at the “how it works” then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool between December 1st and December 31st. Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

Don’t Forget the Prizes!

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

Snowpaws Sign 2017 - updated

Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!

 


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Just a Week Left of the February 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge

You haven’t forgotten the Fall Fun Photo Challenge have you, FabFree?

February FabFree Photo Challenge

Just one week left!

With the “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge ending February 28th, there is just a little over a week left to get in your pictures… but there is still time for you to get your contest entries in!

We already have some amazing photos in the contest. Why not take a look at the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool at some of the great entries so far?!

Charge up your cameras and head out into the hearts, dancing, roses, or… whatever says “Love” (or “Love Stinks?”) to you and get cracking and get those photos in!

If you haven’t already, take a look at the “how it works” then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool between February 1st and February 28th. Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

Don’t Forget the Prizes!

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

Snowpaws Sign 2017 - updated

Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!

 


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Halfway Through the February 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge

You haven’t forgotten the Fall Fun Photo Challenge have you, FabFree?

February FabFree Photo Challenge

Halfway through the Challenge!

We’re almost half way through the February 2017 “Love” FabFree Photo Challenge… but there is still lots of time for you to get your contest entries in!

Charge up your cameras and head out into the hearts, dancing, roses, or… whatever says “Love” (or “Love Stinks?”) to you and get cracking and get those photos in!

If you haven’t already, take a look at the “how it works” then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool between December 1st and December 31st. Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

Don’t Forget the Prizes!

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

Snowpaws Sign 2017 - updated

Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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FabFree “Love” February 2017 Photo Challenge Update!

February FabFree Photo Challenge

Starting the 2nd Week of the Challenge!

February is a short month… so though we are only 3 days in, technically, the first week of the photo challenge is already over… but there is still lots of time for you to get your contest entries in!

Charge up your cameras and head out into the hearts, dancing, roses, or… whatever says “Love” (or “Love Stinks?”) to you and get cracking and get those photos in!

If you haven’t already, take a look at the “how it works” then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool between February 1st and February 28th. Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

Don’t Forget the Prizes!

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

Snowpaws Sign 2017 - updated

Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!


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“Love” for the February 2017 FabFree Photo Challenge Begins!

February FabFree Photo Challenge

THE CHALLENGE BEGINS TODAY!

It’s time for ANOTHER PHOTO CHALLENGE!

Take a look at the rules and then get those shots into the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool  from February 1st until February 28th, 2017!

Our winner and a runner up will be chosen as soon after as possible. Make sure that you have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title of each picture and at least one absolutely FREE item in your picture. Then, please be sure to credit the FREE item or items so we can include your shot in the contest.

WHAT’S THE THEME?

The theme of our February FabFree Photo Challenge is “Love.” Use your creativity and think of indoor scenes or outdoor scenes that could represent “love”, even if that means “Love Stinks” or however you want to interpret it!

WHO’S THE SPONSOR?

This round of the photo challenge is being hosted by Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws Store who is generously providing the prizes! Be sure to support the creator this month and check out the store! If you win, you’ll get be getting one of two very generous prizes!

Snowpaws Sign 2017 - updated

Prize for the winner: $3,000L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

Prize for the runner up: $1,500L Giftcard to spend on items of your choice from Snowpaws

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Here’s how it works:
1. Create a photo inworld based on the theme that is posted here at FabFree.
2. Upload your photo to the FabFree Photo Challenge Flickr Pool by the challenge end date.
3. PLEASE Be sure to include “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title or we can’t add it to the pool!
4. Leave a comment on the challenge post with a link to your flickr photo (and blog post if you wish).
5. On March 1st, (or as close as possible) the winners will be chosen and will be featured on the blog as “The FabFree Photo Challenge Champions”.

Rules:
1. Your photo must contain at least one absolutely free item. Please put the free item’s name and Designer’s or Shop’s name in the comments section of your photo.

Like this -> “Free thingy” by A Talented Second Life Creator or A Cool Second Life Store.

2. Your photo must have “FabFree Photo Challenge” somewhere in the title.

3. Please keep your photos family friendly (eg. no naughty bits displayed, no graphic violence, nothing you wouldn’t see in a PG rated movie).
4. You may enter as many times as you like.
5. Most of all – have fun, and don’t be afraid to enter. Everyone from all photography levels is welcome to participate.

Good Luck!


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We Could Be Royals

We Could Be Royals

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II may be my 10th cousin (twice removed), but I certainly don’t expect to be invited to the Palace for tea anytime soon.

Or ever.

But that certainly won’t keep me from having a royal fantasy in SL, especially when I can find such amazingly “luxe” items as these for free! 😀

Let Me Live That Fantasy

I started my royal fantasy with this gorgeous gown that I picked up as a free group gift at the ULTRA Event. Designed by Snowpaws, this silky dress comes in standard mesh sizes XXS-L with an alpha layer. It has the big bow you see here on the front, as well as a petite bow and flexi-attachment-train in the back that goes swish-swish when you walk (not literally, of course). Both are detachable if you’d prefer a sleek, sexy look.

Head over to the ULTRA Event and join the free group to pick up ALL the gifts before the event closes on February 15th. More Fab Free posts about ULTRA:

 

We Could Be Royals

I’m In Love With Being Queen

Love and I were definitely on the same wavelength today because I also stopped by The Free Dove. I was looking for some jewelry to go with my gown and ran across this delicate pearl set called “Your Majesty” by new-to-me designer ~TEMPESTUOUS~.

But what really caught my eye was the matching free crown. A FREE CROWN! Who doesn’t need one of those, am I right? I, for one, absolutely needed one, for no reason other that it’s a crown. And free. And… hellooooo, FREE CROWN, LOL!

Anyway… the FREE CROWN is no-mod, but it does come with a resizer. Simply touch the crown, and when the blue box pops up, select “All Prims.” I only mention this because I accidentally selected “This Prim,” and… oops. Thankfully, I figured out what I had done before I made too much of a mess.

Well now, according to my diamond timepiece, it’s time for this royal to drive Cadillacs in her dreams and walk her tiger on a gold leash. 😉

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Simone 2.3
Head Applier: Glam Affair Ravenna (featured @ Collabor88)
Eyes: IKON Hope Eyes Sky
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Sugar
Jewelry: ~TEMPESTUOUS~ “Your Majesty” Necklace and Earrings (free gift @ The Free Dove)
Crown: ~TEMPESTUOUS~ “Your Majesty” Crown in Platinum (free gift @ The Free Dove)
Dress: Snowpaws Courant Bow Gown Topaz (free group gift @ ULTRA)
Shoes: [Gos] Isabella Sandals
Dog: MishMish Corgi Puppies (exclusive for January 2017 Luxe Box)
Pose: KoKoLoReS
Location: Buckingham Palace

 

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I Found the “Escape Winter” Button

Coming Home

Happy Sunday, Fabulouses! After all that winter weather, and the tiff between Ripley and Baloo, I decided a vacation to a tropical climate was in order.  Rip and I packed our bags, and jetted off to this Italian villa.  No polar bears, no rain, no snow, just warm sunshine and gentle breezes.

She’s Got a Brand New Dress And She’s Ready to Shine

Of course, a balmy location called for a new outfit to celebrate, and lucky for me, Carrie Snowpaw has generously set out this gorgeous, halter-style frock as an exclusive free gift for Fab Free Group members. The Segalle Halter dress features a soft blue, floral pattern and hugs all your curves.  I love the detailing of the delicate ring and neck ribbon (for a better view, check out my close up picture below).  It also includes sexy side slits, which offer a tantalizing glimpse of thigh.  You can’t see them due to the angle of my photo, but they are a really sweet touch. To add Segalle to your inventory, simply teleport over to Snowpaws, activate your Fab Free Group tag (as always, the Fab Free Group is completely free to join), and tap the gift board.  Then, you too, will be ready for a mid-winter get away to someplace warm and sunny.
close up coming home

Finishing Touches

To accessorize my outfit, I scoured the Marketplace, and came upon these silver Triple Loop earrings from Vextra Co.  I wanted baubles that would provide a welcome touch of glimmer, yet still be simple enough to let the beauty of my dress take center stage.  These hoops fit the bill perfectly. Since their price tag was only 9L, I still have plenty of jingle in my purse to bring home a collection of souvenirs from our journey, and keep a certain someone well-supplied with Ripley snacks.

I Hear the Beach Calling My Name

Floating on the summery breeze, I can just barely make out the lapping waves of the ocean, inviting Ripley and I to wander along the shore, collect sea shells, and play fetch-the-stick.  Until my next post, Fabulous Readers, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Soldier

Eyeliner: Teapi Catwa Eyeliner (35L on the Marketplace)

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier Aiko

Hair:  Truth Sugar (blogged {HERE} by Love)

Earrings:  Vextra Co. Triple Loop Earrings (9L on the Marketplace)

Dress:  Snowpaws Segalle Halter Dress Blue Flower (free gift for Fabulously Free in SL Group 0L/0L to join)

Shoes:  KC Couture Toluca Strappy Heels (99L on the Marketplace)

Pose:  (full body) Le Poppycock

(close up) Overlow Poses

Sims:  (full body) Flux Sur Mer

(close up) Mystic Forest

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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Snowpaws

Carrie Snowpaw of Snowpaws has updated their Fabulously Free in SL group gift and it’s lovely!  Head over to the gift table where you’ll find the gorgeous dress as shown below for free with your Fabulously Free in SL group tag activated!

Thank you Carrie!

Snowpaws – Added 01/11/17

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How to grab your gift!

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing on the sign by the party table.


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Into the Woods

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Oh, Christmas Tree?

When Carson IM’d me last night to ask if I could come and help him with his Christmas tree, I assumed that he just needed some help with the decorating. Or perhaps he needed help picking out a tree at the pixel tree store.

Wrong.

I tp’d over to Carson’s location, and found myself in the middle of the woods, where he had just finished cutting down a huge tree. Apparently, he needed my help to wrangle the tree onto his sled so the dogs could haul it home.

Lesson Learned: When it comes to Carson, never assume.

Thankfully, we managed to load the tree onto his sled fairly quickly. Although, at one point, he unintentionally de-rendered the tree, and had to log out and back in as I waited in the woods wondering if there were any pixel bears around (there weren’t). We managed to get the tree back to Carson’s place, where I accidentally fell out of his skybox and into the water. At that point, I decided that I’d had enough excitement for one night, and let Carson finish up on his own.

And from the look of things, he made out pretty well.

As for me, I’m still picking the pine needles out of my hair (and a few other places). 😛

Last Chance Advents

Before heading out on the tree adventure, I threw on this festive layered jacket from GizzA. I think it’s meant to be worn as a dress, but I decided to add a pair of jeans… which, in hindsight, was a very good idea, since I wound up sitting on a pine tree. The jacket comes in standard mesh sizes (XXS – L with alpha layer), as well as for Belleza Freya and Isis, Maitreya Lara, and SLink Original and Hourglass mesh bodies.

I picked up these cute boots by fri.day at The Arcade. This pair came from the gacha machine (50L per play), but as Love mentioned you can find a free version in a different color under the Christmas tree. The boots are resizeable, and should work with whichever mesh body (or not) you are wearing.

Oh, and the hair! Analog Dog makes some of my most favorite curly ‘dos on the grid, and when I saw this hairstyle on Love, I just knew that I had to have it. If you HURRY, you can still pick it up in the KittyCatS Advent Calendar (not sure which day)!

Another advent calendar to race over to ASAP is the one at Snowpaws. You can’t see them unless you zoom waaay in close, but I am wearing a pair of Christmas bulb earrings and an ornament necklace from the Snowpaws advent calendar (again, I’m not sure which day, but all of the days were still available at the time of this post).

Finally, this cute dog sled pose prop is by Come Soon Poses. It includes the tree, the sled, about 6 dogs, and all of the scenery you see here (and a bunch that you don’t). Carson picked it up as one of the free group gifts for the Cosmopolitan Advent Calendar – hurry over and you can grab this one, too!

(Hopefully next time, Carson will pick up a free CAR with a heater instead of a dog sled!)

Merry Christmas, everyone! 🙂

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya
Head Applier: Glam Affair Sarah
Body: Maitreya Lara
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS V.2 beta
Hair: Analog Dog Harmony (free gift / KittyCatS Advent Calendar)
Earrings: Snowpaws Christmas Bulb Earrings Red (free gift / Snowpaws Advent Calendar)
Necklace: Snowpaws Ornament Necklace (free gift / Snowpaws Advent Calendar)
Jacket/Sweater: GizzA December Group Gift (free group gift / free to join)
Jeans: Izzie’s Twinnie Jeggings Appliers
Boots: fri.day Greta Boots Natural RARE (50L per play gacha @ The Arcade)
Pose Prop: Come Soon Poses Xmas Tree (free group gift / Cosmopolitan Advent Calendar)

Carson is wearing…

Check out Carson’s post here for the details. 😎

 

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