Bird Control Products – Bird Spikes – Pigeons Spikes

The best way solution for chasing away birds and pigeons is to use stainless steel wire and stainless steel bird spikes designed to create a barrier that chases away birds or pigeons.

Some common bird spikes are:

Bird Spikes: N model
Bird Spikes: the best solution for chasing away pigeons. Bird Spikes never become rusty.
The N model is made of a UV – rays stabilized polycarbonate base and two rows of stainless steel spikes. Keeps away pigeons and birds of similar size.
Height: : 11 cm (4.3″)
Width: 6 cm(2.3″)
Length: 50 cm (19.6″ )
Each package contains 200 pieces, 100 meters(328 ft).

Bird Spikes: W MODEL
Bird Spikes: W model Stainless steel
Stainless steel Bird Spikes: the best solution for chasing away pigeons and birds of similar size. Stainless steel Bird Spikes never become rusty and keeps its shape for many years.
The W model is made of a UV – rays stabilized polycarbonate base and 4 rows of stainless steel spikes. Keeps away pigeons, crows , seagull, Canadian gees and birds of similar size.
Height: 11 cm (4.3″)
Width: 15 cm(5.8″)
Length: 50 cm (19.6″ ).
Each package contains 100 pieces, 50 meters(164 ft.)

Bird Spikes: V model
Stainless steel Bird Spikes is available also in V model, in which the spikes are places on a narrow base in a V shape with an additional middle row of spikes. Keeps away pigeons and is efficient also against crows. It can be installed on narrow surfaces.
height: 10 cm (3.9″)
width: 11 cm(4.3″)
length: 100 cm (39.3″).
Each package contains 50 pieces, 50 meters(164 ft).

Bird Spikes: Z model
Stainless steel
Stainless steel Bird Spikes: the best solution for chasing away pigeons and birds of similar size. Stainless steel Bird Spikes never become rusty and keeps its shape for many years.
The Z model is made of a UV – rays stabilized polycarbonate base and 3 rows of stainless steel spikes. Keeps away pigeons and birds of similar size.
Height: 11 cm (3.9″)
Width: 6 cm (2.3”)
Length: 50 cm (19.6” ).
Each package contains 100 pieces, 50 meters (164 ft.)

Bird Spikes: Y model
Stainless steel Bird Spikes is available also in Y model.
The Y model is made of a stainless steel base and 3 rows of spikes. It keeps away pigeons, crows seagulls and other big birds of similar size.
It can be installed on wide surfaces like the edges of gutters, and roofing tiles.
Height: 10 cm (3.9″)
Base width (wider than the V model): 3 cm (1.2″)
Length: 100 cm (39.3″).
Each package contains 50 pieces, 50 meters(164 ft).

Bird Spikes: U model
The U model is made of a stainless steel base and two parallel rows of spikes. It keeps away pigeons and birds of similar size.
Height: 10 cm(3.9″)
Width: 5 cm(1.9″)
Length: 50 cm (19.6″ ).
Each package contains 100 pieces, 50 meters(164 ft).

For the last 20 years David Yifrach have been marketing Bird Spikes, a natural and highly effective mean to chase away pigeons, crows, sparrows and other birds.

David Yifrach products are commonly used by merchants, roof-makers and exterminators and are suitable for private homes and for public buildings.

David Yifrach Bird Spikes create an obstacle that chases away birds.

Bird Spikes create an unstable surface which is unappealing for bird pests and prevents their landing on your roof or window.

Bird Spikes are made of a high-quality flexible material, highly resistant to the changing weather conditions.

David Yifrach products are easy to install (using screws or glue), and can be installed in gutters, covered rain gutters, banisters, tile or flat roofs, on air conditions etc.

All our bird spikes are pre-attached to base mounting unit.

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Bird Control Products have come a long way since the Scarecrow

The scarecrow has become somewhat of a cultural icon. We have seen scarecrows personified in popular movies like the wizard of oz, in comics, cartoons and more. The image is surely recognizable to most people.


Scarecrows were the first bird control product on record.  The first mention was found in the “Kojiki”, the oldest surviving book in Japan in 712 AD. In the Kojiki, the scarecrow was described as a deity who, though without feet, was out in all weather and all seasons.  It was designed to scare crows and other birds from disturbing food crops. Farmers most likely noticed that birds were scared away when people were tending the fields, and devised a simple way to deter them.


So what about today? Even though most people are familiar with the image of a scarecrow, most dealing with a pest bird problem are unaware of  just how many bird control products are now available. Whether you have a bird problem on your home, business, or out in the field, bird deterrents have come a long way.

Bird control products have evolved by using today’s technologies to solve an age old problem, but many new products still use the same ideals that helped the scarecrow work. The scarecrow is categorized as a visual deterrent, when birds saw one in the field they thought they were looking at a human and would flee from the area.


 Other visual deterrents available today include Flash tape, Balloons, and Diverters. These three products can be strung in fruit trees or bushes, in backyard gardens, from balconies, gazebos and more.  These products are shiny and reflective, some having large predator eyes printed on them. Just as the scarecrow appealed to a bird’s visual sense, birds seeing these deterrents will be frightened or confused and want to flee the area.


There are also sound deterrents available to help with pest birds. The Bird Chase Super Sonic plays a mixture of predator calls and distress calls; when a bird hears either call; their natural instinct is to leave the area. Sound deterrents work best for large open spaces, where birds can indiscriminately land.


Beyond sound deterrents there are a wide selection of physical barriers and products that can be used on ledges, rooflines and more. Bird Netting is widely used to block birds from nesting in rafters, eaves, in garages and more. Bird Spikes, Bird Slope, and Bird Gel are three products that can be used to keep birds off of ledges, window sills, fence lines, rooflines, light fixtures, and most spots where birds choose to sit or roost.  


There are repellents, motion deterrents, live traps, and more available to help shoo birds from your property. Pest control companies also use a wide variety of bird control products. Many of today’s pest control companies offer bird control as a service, and can help humanly discourage birds from your home or business.


The great thing about today’s bird deterrents is that they are humane. The scarecrow was simply designed to move birds along, and many of today’s bird deterrents have the same goals. Over the years people have discovered that harming or killing birds does little to change their behavior, there will always new birds to replace those taken away. Discouraging them using bird control products will give much better results.

Meredith Lives and Works in Southern California. She has been in the bird control industry for 8 years. She enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and gardening.

Why Your Home and Garden Need Bird Control

Why Your Home and Garden Need Bird Control

by Arlene Connolly

Not everyone is aware that more than 60 human diseases are related to birds and their droppings, and some of them can even be fatal to humans. When birds cause damage to your home, they leave ugly stains, cause the structure to deteriorate, and may also lessen the value of your property. In addition, experienced home owners can tell you that the repairs, maintenance and clean-up from their invasions can be quite expensive, and humane bird control provided by Bird-B-Gone is a preventive measure you can take to keep expenses down.

Some reasons for using bird control around your home

Woodpeckers can severely damage wood homes, siding and shingles, and Canada geese can ruin your lawn. (They can also make quite a mess of your property if they are not controlled.) Blackbirds and starlings can eat the fruit and vegetables you cultivate so carefully in order to economize and feed your family well, and the great blue heron will go after the fish in your pond, if you have one.

Pigeons are generally considered to be “the number one bird pest” in America, their numbers are increasing, and their nesting instincts are strong. They usually mate for life, live in communal flocks that travel together, and tend to seek locations where adequate food and shelter can be found. To deter them, try installing a post-and-wire system that also makes a potential landing unstable for seagulls and larger birds.

Taking control of the situation

As you plan your strategy, remember that pest birds can be very determined in finding what they want and need. Since they seek out roosts and nesting places where they will feel comfortable and content, you want to make your home and garden unappealing and unwelcoming to them without causing them any harm. . You should also know that Bird-B-Gone, Inc. sets the standard for modern bird control, their products are humane and easy to install, and they require no maintenance. If pest birds have been returning to your home and garden for many years or the problem you face is especially severe, you will probably want to use a combination of their fine products to solve it and keep the pest birds away.

You can choose from many options for complete bird control

Sound deterrents are often used to ward off starlings, blackbirds, pigeons, woodpeckers and other pest birds. Eventually, they will become used to hearing one repetitious sound, and you will want to select a device that features the sounds of predators and birds in distress with variations. Bird Chase Supersonic uses state-of-the art technology to provide easy volume adjustment, and it is also an inexpensive way to protect your home and garden. The system’s rigid construction makes it resistant to sun and weather, and you can adapt this device to suit your particular needs. It provides the distress calls of 22 types of birds and comes with an internal speaker, you can also connect four external speakers to the system to increase your coverage area up to 6-acres.  The Bird Chase Supersonic can be used in your garden to keep pest birds from destroying your precious plants.

Visual Bird Control devices can help do the job

Visual devices are used to repel many types of pest birds, and they must involve movement in order to be effective. For example, The Bird-B-Gone Balloon is an “inflatable scare device” that confuses and deters birds with its lifelike predator markings and eyes they will automatically tend to avoid as they move on to a more favorable location.

The Bird-B-Gone Diverter has an iridescent foil eye to protect your home from birds during the day and a glow-in-the-dark back to keep them away when the sun goes down. You can also use flash tape, made from iridescent red foil, to create what bird control experts call “an optical distraction zone” to do the job.  Use the diverter on the sides of your home to scare pest woodpeckers away.  They are also ideal to use in trees to keep the pest birds out.

Some devices make it difficult for pest birds to land

Roost inhibitors, which are quite effective in keeping birds away from roofs, beams, ledges and other surfaces, are probably the best-known methods of bird control, and they include spikes and netting. Bird spikes are available from Bird-B- Gone in two varieties and various colors and sizes to suit every need and situation. Made from unbreakable polycarbonate, the plastic bird spikes are extra strong and rigid; also available are marine-grade stainless steel bird spikes. The polyethylene knotted netting in Bird-B-Gone’s product line is a favorite with architects because of its durability in all kinds of weather conditions. It keeps out all species of birds; ideal for use protecting fruit trees and eaves of homes.

The solar bird repeller sweeps birds away with its 5-foot radius rotating “arms”. Birds see the rotating “arms” and go elsewhere to land. It comes with two 2.5-foot telescopic rods, a solar panel that powers the motor, and three AA rechargeable batteries for extended operation during dark periods.  The solar bird repeller is great for patios, on patio furniture and boats.

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Bird Control for Commercial Applications


Bird control for commercial applications


by Alex A. Kecskes


Building owners and businesses spend millions of dollars annually to deal with infestations and the problems associated with pest birds. The risks associated with these pests increase year after year as bird populations continue to grow in both inner city and urban environments. The fact is, these pests are out of their natural element and without proper bird control measures, they can wreak havoc on commercial buildings and the people around them.


Perhaps the most obvious of problems are the droppings pest birds leave, which are not only unsightly, but can cause accelerated deterioration of buildings, structures and statues. Limestone is particularly susceptible, not just to a bird’s droppings, but the acid secretion produced by the fungi that live in them. Cleaning and restoring buildings so damaged can be expensive. Nests and droppings can quickly clog gutters and down pipes. Left unchecked, these bird by-products can lead to timber and structural damage, unsightly decor, and huge repair costs. Pigeons nesting around commercial air conditioning units deposit fecal matter that can get sucked into ducts, grilles and vents, damaging these expensive systems. Bird droppings that accumulate on ledges, sills and signage are unsightly and ruin the image of a business, especially an eatery. Droppings deposited on pavements, entrances and fire escapes makes them hazardous as pedestrians may slip and fall on them, creating a huge legal liability to commercial property owners. One quickly can see why bird control has become so vital to commercial building owners.


But bird control solves other problems as well. There’s the incessant and irritating noise pest birds produce whey they gather in sizeable numbers. They not only annoy maintenance workers, but can be distracting to visitors in hotels, hospitals and office complexes. Another problem is the offensive odor many birds produce—both in droppings and nesting—a particular nuisance to restaurants with outdoor service. Droppings also spoil finished products in loading bays and storage areas. They can severely stain and damage goods, ruin expensive paintwork, and mar the appearance of costly finished goods, metal panels, and stonework. Droppings can also eat into and destroy wood, paper and cardboard packaging.


Pest birds can be a health hazard, carrying and transmitting any of 60 known diseases. Sparrows and Feral Pigeons can carry bacteria causing Salmonellosis. Feral Pigeons carry Ornithosis, which is similar to viral pneumonia. Birds, bird droppings and their nesting materials contain insects and mites. These insects can damage property, stored foods and fabrics.


As many building owners have learned, keeping pigeons and other pest birds away from commercial buildings is not an easy thing to do. These days, proper bird control takes more than a plastic owl or two to scare away pests. What to do?


Thankfully, there are a number of effective and humane bird control products to keep pest birds off your property. Most are maintenance free and easy to install. Bird spikes, for example, are ideal for pigeons and other large birds. Some have spikes made of strong, rigid unbreakable polycarbonate. Others have stainless steel spikes. Another useful bird control product is the bird spider. It’s ideal for awnings and patio covers. The spider arms move with the breeze, keeping pest birds from landing. Most of these deterrents are sturdy and stable, come in a variety of diameters, and install easily. They also won’t harm the birds.


Another effective bird control solution is bird netting. It’s ideal for a broad range of commercial uses, including signs, warehouses, courtyards, canopies, airplane hangars and rooftops. With its ability to control all species of birds, bird netting is often prescribed by architects. Some products in this category are U.V. stabilized, flame resistant and rot and waterproof. The webbing is usually available in a variety of mesh sizes to deter sparrow, starlings, pigeons, seagulls and larger birds.


A simple, easy-to-install bird control device that discourages bird pests from landing and nesting is the bird slope. These angled, slippery panels are ideal for eaves, ledges, beams and other 90-degree areas where pest birds tend to nest and roost. Also simple and easy to apply are bird gels. This bird control measure creates a sticky surface that birds hate.


Finally, there are the higher –tech bird control solutions, known as electric-track systems.  Ideal for deterring all types of pest birds, these are easily mounted on ledges, signs, rooftops, and flat or curved surfaces. They discourage birds from landing by conveying a mild electric shock that’s harmless to birds. They also alter a bird’s habits to nest or feed. These systems are low profile and almost invisible. Be sure to get a flow-through design to prevent water from damming up on rooftops and other surfaces. Look for corrosion-resistant products that can stand up to alkali and acidic environments.  The bottom line: bird control is good for your business.



Alex Kecskes writes for Bird-B-Gone Inc, leading manufacturer of humane bird deterrents that work.

Bird Control In Athletic Stadiums


by Alex A. Kecskes


Several years ago, during a Detroit Tigers home game at Comerica Park, 60 or so herring gulls descended on the stadium, dive bombing players and fans alike. Were they after the foot-long hot dogs?  The ketchup-drenched French fries? The roasted peanuts?  No way. They were gobbling up the recently hatched army moths fluttering about the stadium lights.


While in Comercia’s case, it was moths that provided the snacks, more often, our feathered friends will settle for leftovers provided by fans. It’s a scenario oft repeated in open-air facilities around the country. A stadium’s geographic location can also contribute to the problem. In Comerica’s case, it was their proximity to the Detroit River and several other large bodies of fresh water that accounted for the speedy invasion of gulls.


Throughout the country, annoying starlings, sparrows and pigeons have stadium operators on alert as they roost in rafters and other structures that provide shelter, protection from natural predators and, of course, snacks. Regrettably, unlike the moth-hungry gulls in Detroit, sparrows, starlings and pigeons will usually stay for the season, and the longer they entrench themselves, the more stubborn they become.


Aside from being an annoyance, birds cost businesses plenty every year. Bird droppings are unsightly and require cleanup and painting crews to remove or cover up the mess they leave behind. What’s worse, these droppings often cause extensive damage to building windows, roofs, skylights, rotating air vents, and air conditioning units. These birds can also carry and transmit over 60 known transmittable diseases.


So what to do? Some resort to violence using BB guns. One Red Sox urban legend suggested that Boston Red Sox’s Ted Williams would bone up for hunting season by bringing his shotgun to Fenway Park and picking off a few pigeons. The problem with this solution is that it only treats the symptom. By killing off one species of birds, these draconian measures simply make room for other species to nest and breed.


Fortunately, there are more humane solutions to ridding stadiums of pesky birds. These proven bird control methods are more effective that taking up arms against feathered invaders. Products designed to rid pest birds vary in price and scope and fall into the categories of bird deterrents and bird repellents. Among the more popular and effective deterrents for keeping birds out of stadiums are physical barriers, such as netting and bird spikes.


Netting should be non-conductive, UV stabilized and both rot proof and waterproof. Bird spikes will keep birds from landing and nesting. Many come in two foot sections, so they’re easy to install and maintain. Another deterrent, often specified by architects for pigeons and larger birds, is bird wire. It combines low visibility with low maintenance. Then there’s the electric solution-shock track systems. They give curious birds a mild electric shock, yet they cause no harm and are ideal for all varieties of winged pests. One other tactic for dispersing pest birds from open areas is the use of aerosol mists. Bird-B-Gone makes a system ideal for stadiums since it lets you attach up to 64 misters that can be individually controlled.


Cincinnati Reds VP of ballpark operations tried “everything” to chase pigeons and starlings from the club’s Great American Ball Park, which opened in 2003. The problem was particularly noticeable at the stadium because most of its steel supports were painted white. After pigeons roosting in highway structures just outside the stadium were driven out, the birds settled in next door to the steel supports of the ballpark’s highest seating level. Every day, crews were dispatched to steam-clean the park’s concourses and power-wash its white beams. Certain areas had to be monitored constantly to make sure pigeon droppings weren’t infiltrating stadium concession areas, which could present safety code violations and cause fans to get sick.


The ballpark tried fake owls and wrapping the steel beams in textured metal. A fastball delivered by Randy Johnson in a 2001 spring training game obliterated a low-flying pigeon. But the only thing that worked was fine-mesh netting. The secret is to totally interrupt the flock’s roosting pattern.


The point is, short of a 100 mph fastball or a shotgun, there are far more effective deterrents and repellents to keep our fine-feathered friends out of athletic stadiums.


For more information on pest bird control systems, contact Bird-B-Gone, Inc. at 1-800-392-6915 or online at  Bird-B-Gone has a national network of Authorized Installers that can help to control all of your pest bird problems.


Got Birds? Absolute Bird Control Answers Top Ten Bird Problems

Got birds? Absolute Bird Control is a website dedicated to providing the very best in affordable and humane bird deterrents. The site offers a full line of easy to use products that can remedy virtually any pest bird problem, and the products are designed for home use! Whether you have pigeons under an eave, geese in your yard, or sparrows nesting on a window sill, Absolute Bird Control has the right product for you!

Pest birds can be quite a nuisance. They create a mess, and can carry disease such as West Nile Virus, Avian Flu, and Histoplasmosis. It is important to address a pest bird problem as soon as one is spotted. The longer birds inhabit an area, the harder it is to get them to move on.

For years Absolute Bird Control has been dedicated to helping home owners find the best product for their pest bird problems. The customer service department is committed to educating customers on the different products available.

Recently Absolute Bird Control polled its customer service department to find out what the top ten “pest bird” questions they received were. The list below provides solutions for the most common bird problems home owners’ encounter. If you have a pest bird problem, Absolute has a solution!

1. Pigeons On a roof

Birds like the highest points on buildings for predator and food lookout. When you take away the option to land there, they will usually move on and find another spot. Pigeons or seagulls can be deterred by using the spike products. Birds know they cannot land on such a surface. An outdoor sound deterrent also works well in this situation. These units are weatherproof, and can cover large areas. Other options would be the gel repellants. Applied to the roofline, birds do not like the “sticky sensation” on their feet, and will move on. Making the area uncomfortable will be your best bet. Because it can be difficult to access a roof area, calling in a authorized pest control company may be the best way to take care of birds on a roof. To find an installer in your area, call 1-800-392-6915.

2. Small Birds nesting under and eave or canopy

An eave is the perfect home for a bird. It provides shelter from the elements and predators. Scents in the nesting material and droppings will lead the bird back to their own nest. The most important step is to make sure all of the nesting material is cleaned away. Calling a pest control professional to help aid with the clean up and installation is your best bet. Bird droppings carry disease, and the proper protection is a must. Once the nests and droppings are cleaned up, there are several products that can help. The best way to keep smaller birds out of an eave is to block them out with netting. The netting acts as a physical barrier. Treating the beams that the birds are nesting on with the Bird Gel will also help. The Bird Chase Supersonic, an outdoor sound deterrent, is weatherproof and can be programmed for smaller birds. Predator calls signal the birds to move away from danger.

3. Pigeons on a Balcony or patio

Pigeons on a balcony or patio area are a very common problem. These areas provide shelter, and prime nesting locations. Because the birds land indiscriminately on these areas, it is important to choose something that will encompass the patio or balcony. Many people have success with stringing visual deterrents such as Mylar Flash Tape or Scare Eye Diverters. Both use visual scare tactics to frighten birds away. A sound deterrent can also help with this problem; they cover wide areas, and require no maintenance. For table tops and A.C. units, the Repeller, a solar powered unit that uses motion to scare birds, will also work.

4. Geese in yard, making a mess of grass area

Geese are large birds, which create large messes. Absolute Bird Control carries three different products to deter geese. There is a topical grass repellent called Migrate. It is made out of grape extract, and geese can’t stand the taste. Applied to a lawn area, geese will realize they do not have a food source and move onto a better spot. There is also a product called the scarecrow which is hooked up to a garden hose. Every time the unit detects motion it will spray out water. Lastly there is a sound deterrent called the Goose Chase Sonic, which uses distress calls of other geese to move geese on. If you only have a few geese any one of the goose products will work. If you have a greater number of geese on the property, you may want to consider using a combination of the products.

5. Woodpeckers destroying the side of a home

Woodpeckers peck into surfaces for a three reasons, to look for food, to attract a mate, and to create a nesting cavity. If woodpeckers have chosen your home to peck at, there are a few successful items you can use. Visual deterrents, such as the Diverters, Scare Eye Balloons, or Mylar Tape work well with a woodpecker problem. These three items have reflective surfaces which woodpeckers will avoid. The Bird Chase Super Sonic can be programmed for woodpeckers. The unit can cover between 1-5 acres, and is weatherproof.

6. Birds sitting on a window sill

Window sills provide a perch, and often shelter. Making the sill un-usable for birds is a good way to stop a bird from choosing your window. Products such as the Bird Spikes or Bird Gel work well in this situation. If you have birds flying into a window, or pecking at a window, we carry “window alerts”. These are decals applied to the window itself, which help birds recognize the surface, and ignore the reflection.

7. Seagulls or Pigeons making a mess on a boat or dock

When a boat owner goes out to their boat, the last thing they want to do is clean bird droppings. The masts and spreaders of boats provide perfect landing spots for these large birds. We have two great products to help boat owners battle a tough bird problem. The Bird Spider is a very simple product, with very successful results. Steel arms bounce in the wind, the motion will frighten birds away. Usually one spider at each end of a boat will be enough to deter birds. The Repeller, the solar powered bird deterrent, can also be used on boats. This unit is ideal for flat surfaces such as canopies or covers. The continuous sweeping motion of the rods will keep the birds at bay.

8. Noisy Birds in a nearby tree

Its 6:00 am and the birds in a nearby tree are at it again! Usually customers are troubled with the noise and mess birds create while in a tree. If they are not nesting you could try the outdoor sound deterrent (the Bird Chase Super Sonic) this emits predator and distress calls, when birds hear these calls their natural instinct is to flee the area. Visual deterrents in the tree such as our Mylar flash tape of scare eye balloons may also help. Fruit growers have success with the Scare Eye Diverters when trying to protect fruit trees.

9. Birds / Ducks in or near a pool

If you are having problems with birds around your pool you may want to consider the outdoor sound deterrent. This devices uses predator and distress calls to scare the birds. It is weatherproof and can be programmed to which bird you are having the problem with. Because you cannot really treat the pool with surface treatments (like spikes or gel) this may be your best option. If the problem is ducks in a pool, the scare eye balloons used in the pool have proven to be successful. The “Scare Eye Balloon” has mock predator eyes printed on the balloon. Ducks will be frighten by the site, and move on.

10. Small Birds nesting in a Garage / barn

Nesting Birds are tough to get rid of. Absolute Bird Control gets calls about birds in a garage or barn area often. Again these structures provide perfect shelter. As with question 2, netting off areas is the best way to keep birds out. Blocking access to the rafters or beams that the birds perch on is a great way to protect these areas. We also carry an indoor sound deterrent called the Bird Chase Super Sonic. This unit uses high frequency ultrasonic noises to deter birds, and can cover up to 6,000 square feet.

Using the information in this list can save you time and money! Visit now for information and pricing on any of the products listed. The customer service team is waiting to help you solve your pest bird problem today.

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