FM 2021 FLUT skin dark - Version 16.0

Dear all

This FLUTSKIN version 16 is the final version of FLUTSKIN for FM21!!

A great thank you to all FM fans who choose to play with FLUTSKIN and always keep me motivated to still improving the skin and gave me new ideas!!!

A special thank you to all players who decided to distinguish my work with a donation!! Although just a small part of FM Players who use the skin made a donation (I edited the skin as a hobby and, as you know, completely free), I always feel honoured and happy when people recognize the work done and decide to contribute. So, I reinforce, I have to give a special thank you to that friends of FlutsKin!!!!!!

Also a recognized thank you to those one who help me answering the questions and requests and adapted the FlutSkin (namely and specially Rosek for the help to answering questions and the adapted version for 2560x1440, and Richbell, for the adapted version with hidden attributes!!!!! And, of course I don't forget the skinners community who also indirectly contributed to FlutSkin with their creativity.

Also a special thank you to PATRES10, from fmslovakia for the 2D default kits (especially tailor-made for FlutSkin) anf to Michael Murray since I started editing the match inbetween highlights panel based on his amazing work!!

Now is time to stop editing the skin for this season. I wish to return for FM22. Lets wait and see since no one is able to predict the future.

MAIN CHANGES IN v16.0
- Following the great idea of majesticeternity, Tyburn and a31632 (from Sports Interactive community) I included in several xmls a code for personalize the background in specific panels, namely club overview, player overview, board room, human profile and team training. These codes are not “activated” by default but if you want to have a different (customized) background in each one of that panels you just have to activate the codes. In the read me file I explain how you can do it.
- Nation overall panel
- Nation overview panel
- Human profile panel
- Player profile stadium option in player overview panel
- News panel

The Skin pack also includes:
1. “Round country flags”, “round continents logos” and default logos specially made in metallic style by @Qvordrup from sourtitoutsi. Those graphics will be displayed in the title bar.

Thank you @Qvordrup by your great work and for your collaboration!!!

You can download the 2D packs prepared for Flutskin (titlebar and player overview panel) here in sourtitoutsi. FC style kits HERE; SS Kits style HERE
However, if you prefer edit your own kits, I also included in the pack a .pdf file explaining how you can edit the kits for Flutskin.

If you prefer SS'kits you can download this and replace the kits folder located here:
Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins\fm2021flutskin_dark\graphics\pictures\kits
HERE

The logos in country locators are now updated by @Qvordrup according the last version of metallic logos.

You can also download the stadiums background megapack and the citypics released by @DazS8 (thank you, my friend) HERE and HERE

And @geordie1981 has made a pack for inside "small" stadiums HERE

You can also download the sortitoutsi Backgrounds Megapack HERE

As always FlutSkin is completely free to download and I hope you enjoy it. However, if you want, you can reward my work donating whatever amount you wish. Any small amount is really appreciated.

You can do so by clicking the button down below:


SOME ADITTIONAL NOTES:

PLEASE NOTE THAT MANY SCREENSHOTS ARE FROM PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF THE SKIN

FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO MAKE THE GAME MORE DIFFICULT, YOU ALSO CAN DOWNLOAD AN ADAPTED VERSION OF THE SKIN (V. 15) WITH THE ATTRIBUTES VALUES HIDDEN. THIS ADAPTED VERSION WAS AN IDEA OF RICHBELL AND, ALTHOUGH WITH MY HELP, IT WAS RICHBELL WHO ALSO DID THE MAJORITY OF THE CHANGES. THANK YOU MY FRIEND!
Please note that for this version working well (with hidden attributes) you should remove the original version of the skin.


FOR THOSE WHO USE 2560x1440 RESOLUTION YOU ALSO CAN DOWNLOAD THE ADAPTED VERSION (v. 16.0) EDITED BY ROSEK

THE SKIN IS TOTALLY COMPATIBLE WITH 1920x1080 SCREEN RESOLUTION AND 4k (windows display settings 200%; game 100%).
YOU SHOULD USE IT IN FULL WINDOWS, ICONS ONLY


Important note regarding TV LOGOS:
Although the default tv logo is the one I use, of course you can easily change it; for that you just have to go to skin/graphics/icons/tv logos. In that folder there is a alt folder with many TV logos. You just have to replace the tv logo.png and the tv [email protected] for that one you want. Of course you should rename the new logos as tv logo and tv [email protected] You also can use other logos made by you. The procedure to use them is exactly the same. However, I should remember that yo should use logos with the right height. For tv logo you should use 25px and for the @2x you should use 50px.


Resolution requirements:
This skin was made to work properly in 3840x2160 (4K with windows display settings 200%) and also 1920x1080 (1080p) full screen mode, sidebar icons only. As a result, some panels won’t work properly in other resolutions.

How to add Flut Skin in FM21
Download and extract the .rar file (using either 7-Zip for Windows or The Unarchiver for Mac).

Place the "fm2021flutskin_dark" folder here:
Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins

  • Create the folder "skins" if it doesn't exist.
  • Start FM21 and go to Preferences screen and then into the Interface tab.
  • You should see FM 2021 Flut Skin dark - Version 16.0 as an option in the skin drop down of the Overview box.
  • Hit the Confirm button.


  • Please note this skin is provided as is. It has nothing to do with Sports Interactive or SEGA and won't be supported by them.
    Comments
    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
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    By Mr. old_school 25 March 2021 - 17:45 PM UTC 

    Hi Rosek.

    🙂

     

    tv logos: thank you for explain me that. maybe it is possible to create a tv logos competition pack? the 3d balls are in fm21 possible to create like competition package.(that is new in FM!) so, maybe it is possible to create that for TV Logos

     

    Skin: i use your Skin Files: https://www.mediafire.com/file/ufkx6xwwiyrm8se/fm2021flutskin_dark2560x1440V9.4.rar/file

    then i test the Skin

    then i find some Issues - for me

     

    flags: you see here: https://www.bilder-upload.eu/bild-26dbe2-1616617241.png.html

    = you see at the bottom flags works fine - but you see top left, the flag is not fine
    you see the different, what i mean?

     

    Link: https://www.bilder-upload.eu/bild-e1b2ff-1616617269.png.html

    = i told you, that i changed that: so, i used your files - and i thought, also the Files form: “FLUTSKIN 2560x1440 alts” and “alt for fc kits Folder” are  with resolution 2560*1440

    = because i prefer this Place of Players Profile  can you change that “alt for fc kits Folder” also to the new resolution?

    Thank You!

     

    sidebar and titlebar: i hope Flut can help, because i prefer much more the sidebar/titelbar Style from Priisek 21 Dark v5.7 Skin - i hope it is possible to use that Style in Flut Skin.

     

    Rosek, maybe you can talk with Flut, to make in future Skin Versions it possible, to set in first Post the normal Flut Skin Version Link and under that the wqhd Resolution Skin Version Link - so everybody can see and choose which Version he prefer - and do not search every Thread Page to maybe find the Link for the wqhd Resolution Version. Thanks!

     

    Edit: i can not understand, why the kits numbers are not shown…thanks for help

     

    flags : The one on the top left is coupled with the image of the continent with the viewfinder just above.

     

    Your Link : To play with the fc12 kits, try to change only that folder with the 2d. Because as I told you, your image does not correspond at all to what I have modified ...

     

     

    Mr. old_school
    1 year ago
    2 weeks ago
    216

    Many Thanks for your Command!

     

    flags (only the one flag on the top left in the Picture): we can not do anythiing - okay, no problem.

     

    okay: to use your WQHD Resolution “Flut” Skin and “FC´12 Kits” and not the ss kits

     what steps are to do - after installed your full Skin Folder? 

    “fm2021flutskin_dark” copy/paste in: …\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins

    ….

    - we have not to use all files from FLUTSKIN 2560x1440 alts / alt for fc kits

     

    you mean: the player overview panel.xml from …fm2021flutskin_dark2560x1440V9.4\FLUTSKIN 2560x1440 alts\alt for fc kits\panels\player

    not copy/paste/overwrite in:…\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins\fm2021flutskin_dark\panels\player

     

    just only all files from …fm2021flutskin_dark2560x1440V9.4\FLUTSKIN 2560x1440 alts\alt for fc kits\graphics\pictures\kits\2d

    copy/paste/overwrite in:…\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins\fm2021flutskin_dark\graphics\pictures\kits\2d

     

    = okay i changed back to the normal player overview panel.xml from your folder: fm2021flutskin_dark2560x1440V9.4 - fm2021flutskin_dark

    = here the Result in Game. You see, same Fact - no Numbers on the Back of Kits

     

    *** the Dark Background Picture is from my on Background Folder.

    Link: https://www.bilder-upload.eu/bild-e0abb0-1616702282.png.html

     

    here: little bit Issue: right top Coach Box: 

    Link: https://www.bilder-upload.eu/bild-960220-1616702371.png.html

     

    maybe it is possible to set the Players Pictures left on the Pitch much more bigger?

    Link: https://www.bilder-upload.eu/bild-419ec6-1616702556.png.html

     

    Thanks for all your works Flut and Rosek.

    🙂

    flut
    11 years ago
    5 hours ago
    2,403

    Hi all

     

    First of all I would like to show my recognition for the work and the support made especially by Rosek. I believe I really couldn't handling with all questions and requests. And more important: I certainly couldn't work on some improvements of the skin (well, maybe is better to say “some changes or tweaks” since the things I change can be improvements for me and not for others). Thank you Rosek.

     

    Second: I intend to release an update of the skin soon (I don't know if today, tomorrow or saturday….). Please don't expect lots of changes because now I only am trying to do some tweaks. 🙂 🙂

     

    Thank you all!!

    Mag1lc2
    4 years ago
    16 hours ago
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    By flut 25 March 2021 - 20:35 PM UTC 

    Hi all

     

    First of all I would like to show my recognition for the work and the support made especially by Rosek. I believe I really couldn't handling with all questions and requests. And more important: I certainly couldn't work on some improvements of the skin (well, maybe is better to say “some changes or tweaks” since the things I change can be improvements for me and not for others). Thank you Rosek.

     

    Second: I intend to release an update of the skin soon (I don't know if today, tomorrow or saturday….). Please don't expect lots of changes because now I only am trying to do some tweaks. 🙂 🙂

     

    Thank you all!!

     

    Flut, every update is work and deserves recognition and respect, whether there are many or only small changes!

     

    Thanks in forward mate, I´m looking forward to the new version!

     

    And also a BIG thank you to Rosek for the WQHD Version! 👍

    Corinthians31
    10 years ago
    4 months ago
    3
    By flut 25 March 2021 - 20:35 PM UTC 

    Hi all

     

    First of all I would like to show my recognition for the work and the support made especially by Rosek. I believe I really couldn't handling with all questions and requests. And more important: I certainly couldn't work on some improvements of the skin (well, maybe is better to say “some changes or tweaks” since the things I change can be improvements for me and not for others). Thank you Rosek.

     

    Second: I intend to release an update of the skin soon (I don't know if today, tomorrow or saturday….). Please don't expect lots of changes because now I only am trying to do some tweaks. 🙂 🙂

     

    Thank you all!!

     

    First of all, thanks for this excellent work, and congrats. This is my preferred skin but its kind difficult to use becuse my display is HD. Any plans of bringing this skin to be compatible with lower resolution screens? 

    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
    599
    Premium

    Mr. old school :

    Try this. I have modified the folder for using the fc kit as well as the panel with the image in the center. Works great at home on my HP27Q monitor.  https://www.mediafire.com/file/g1ij7zcm0nbobul/FLUTSKIN_2560x1440_alts.rar/file 

    Below are the screenshots:

    Left :                                                                                                        Middle :

    For the coach box problem, try not to put your own image first. She seems very tall to me. Personally, I do not use any and, as before, here is what I have at home on my screen:

     

    And for your last request, I tried to fit the size for the different varieties of photos out there. Below is an example of what it does for me:

    Have a good day.


    @flut  : Glad to hear that. I hope you can send me ( in PM please )  the  modified files so that I can update the 2560x1440 version. 🙏🙏

     

    @Mag1lc2 : thank you. Hope you enjoy the next update .... 👍👍🤞🤞

     

    Corinthiens : What resolution are you asking for? If it is for a PC screen, it is doable. and that will be able to occupy me during my 2 weeks of leave which arrives. 😋

    crazyanimals
    14 years ago
    13 hours ago
    193
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    can anyone point me in the right direction,

    where can i find the panels to remove the player condition and match fitness %'s that are at the bottom of the screen whilst in game. starting 11 and subs.

    please see image 

    Corinthians31
    10 years ago
    4 months ago
    3
    By Rosek 26 March 2021 - 06:53 AM UTC 

    Mr. old school :

    Try this. I have modified the folder for using the fc kit as well as the panel with the image in the center. Works great at home on my HP27Q monitor.  https://www.mediafire.com/file/g1ij7zcm0nbobul/FLUTSKIN_2560x1440_alts.rar/file 

    Below are the screenshots:

    Left :                                                                                                        Middle :

    For the coach box problem, try not to put your own image first. She seems very tall to me. Personally, I do not use any and, as before, here is what I have at home on my screen:

     

    And for your last request, I tried to fit the size for the different varieties of photos out there. Below is an example of what it does for me:

    Have a good day.


    @flut  : Glad to hear that. I hope you can send me ( in PM please )  the  modified files so that I can update the 2560x1440 version. 🙏🙏

     

    @Mag1lc2 : thank you. Hope you enjoy the next update .... 👍👍🤞🤞

     

    Corinthiens : What resolution are you asking for? If it is for a PC screen, it is doable. and that will be able to occupy me during my 2 weeks of leave which arrives. 😋

     

    I play on a portable pc and my screen resolution is 1366x768 ( the numbers are strange but its a 720p HD screen). I use this skin with only icons on side bar and 85% zoom (we can't have less on HD screens). As it is the skin is usable but there are some issues on some panels where we can't see the info, like on the match screen (during the match) its almost impossible to see the tactics etc. In my opinion we could get rid of some panels the we didn't really need , becuse having less but bigger panels would fit a lower resolution screen better, one exemple, on the player screen we dont really need a box with the attributes analyser, its useful and fits well but in a HD screen we need to make some sacrifices. Ive made soome SS to illustrate it better, of course ill not make a ss for every screen but i think you get the idea. The main question here is having less info for bigger panels and bigger letter (after 4, 5 or 6 hour reading letters of this size… man… your head hurts). Kajuro has a very good skin too and he had a version for lower screen resolution if you want to check it out… If you are willing to do this task i'll be more than happy to test it if you need.

     

    flut
    11 years ago
    5 hours ago
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    By crazyanimals 26 March 2021 - 10:57 AM UTC 

    can anyone point me in the right direction,

    where can i find the panels to remove the player condition and match fitness %'s that are at the bottom of the screen whilst in game. starting 11 and subs.

    please see image 

     

    Hi.

     

    you can remove it in match players bar widget.xml

    deleting the following code

    <widget class="client_object_property_panel" property="PRCF" navigation_focus_target="false" id="PRCF" alignment="centre" height="70" width="70">

    <record id="object_property" get_property="objt" set_property="objt" />
    <record id="widget_properties">
    <boolean id="label_disabled" value="true" />
    <boolean id="show_hover_popup" value="false" />

    <flags id="icon_alignment" value="centre"/>
    </record>

    </widget>

    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
    599
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    By crazyanimals 26 March 2021 - 10:57 AM UTC 

    can anyone point me in the right direction,

    where can i find the panels to remove the player condition and match fitness %'s that are at the bottom of the screen whilst in game. starting 11 and subs.

    please see image 

     

    Hello. I don't know if I understood correctly, but you want to change the indicator because it is not displaying health correctly. That's right ?

    I think if you put something else it will be the same ... Below, a link to the SI site :

    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
    599
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    By Rosek 26 March 2021 - 15:12 PM UTC 

    Hello. I don't know if I understood correctly, but you want to change the indicator because it is not displaying health correctly. Is this really that ?

    I think if you put something else it will be the same ... Below, a link to the SI site :

     

    https://community.sigames.com/forums/topic/550474-player-fitness-incorrectly-displayed-during-match-after-clicking-on-a-player/ 

     

     

    petepompei
    12 years ago
    14 hours ago
    64

    Hi Flut and Rosek,

     

    Could you let me know where these are located, please (jpeg included)? I'd like to be able to change the flags to non metallic effect ones?

    Thanks in advance

    Cheers

    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
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    By petepompei 26 March 2021 - 15:15 PM UTC 

    Hi Flut and Rosek,

     

    Could you let me know where these are located, please (jpeg included)? I'd like to be able to change the flags to non metallic effect ones?

    Thanks in advance

    Cheers

     

    Hello. These flags are an integral part of the panel with the continent directly above it.

    C:\Users\xxx\Documents\Sports Interactive\Football Manager 2021\skins\fm2021flutskin_dark\graphics\pictures\flags\big

    crazyanimals
    14 years ago
    13 hours ago
    193
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    By Rosek 26 March 2021 - 15:12 PM UTC 

    Hello. I don't know if I understood correctly, but you want to change the indicator because it is not displaying health correctly. That's right ?

    I think if you put something else it will be the same ... Below, a link to the SI site :

     

    Sorry I mean I just don’t wish to see the numbers. I’m trying to make my game more realistic. Seeing numbers I feel takes that emphasis away. So I just wish to remove the physical condition and match sharpness numbers. 

    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
    599
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    By crazyanimals 26 March 2021 - 16:15 PM UTC 

    Sorry I mean I just don’t wish to see the numbers. I’m trying to make my game more realistic. Seeing numbers I feel takes that emphasis away. So I just wish to remove the physical condition and match sharpness numbers. 

     

    Ok 👍👍. 

    Joe Churchman
    8 months ago
    4 months ago
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    any one else having the issue where this stays open on match replays?

    R Charlston
    8 years ago
    3 minutes ago
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    By Joe Churchman 26 March 2021 - 16:30 PM UTC 

    any one else having the issue where this stays open on match replays?

     

    Yes I had that, Rosek told me just click clock once, sorted

    R Charlston
    8 years ago
    3 minutes ago
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    By Joe Churchman 26 March 2021 - 16:30 PM UTC 

    any one else having the issue where this stays open on match replays?

     

    Yes I had that, Rosek told me just click clock once, sorted

    Rosek
    1 year ago
    6 hours ago
    599
    Premium

    Hello. 

    As I am very busy updating the 2560x1440 Skin, I have not yet been able to play version 21.4. 

    But I know in previous versions it was enough to click on the match tittle bar on the clock and the left panel pops out while viewing the action ... If that doesn't work, see directly on the SI website ...

     

    Cordilly

    flut
    11 years ago
    5 hours ago
    2,403

    Dear all

     

    Now you can play with FlutSkin v10. Thank you again for all of your support!!

     

    Soon I will include a link for the Flutskin adapted for 2560x1440 screen resolution by Rosek!!!

     

    I hope you enjoy this “new” version!! 

    R Charlston
    8 years ago
    3 minutes ago
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    By flut 26 March 2021 - 20:25 PM UTC 

    Dear all

     

    Now you can play with FlutSkin v10. Thank you again for all of your support!!

     

    Soon I will include a link for the Flutskin adapted for 2560x1440 screen resolution by Rosek!!!

     

    I hope you enjoy this “new” version!! 

     

    Cheers Flut, the best just got better

     

    have a great weekend

    Mag1lc2
    4 years ago
    16 hours ago
    127
    Premium

    Wonderful, many thanks Flut! 👍

     

    @ Rosek

     

    Do you have an WQHD Version 10.0 for Download? 😊

    Evil-Muffin7
    13 years ago
    1 month ago
    712

    Brilliant work to everyone involved , i shall grab a copy of this now and get it tested tonight

    mackboss
    12 years ago
    9 hours ago
    79

    Thank you Flut, great work…!!!

     

    Any posibility to put the stadium picture in the calendar…???…right now doesn't show it, i though that you will put as other years…

     

    Thank you again…Cheers

    flut
    11 years ago
    5 hours ago
    2,403

    Hi all

     

    As promised, you already can download the FlutSkin v.10 for 2560x1440 screen resolution. This is made possible due the hard and great work of ROSEK!!! Thanks, my friend.

     

    And….thank you again for your support  R Charlston, Mag1Ic, Evil-Muffin7 and mackboss!! 

     

    mackboss: I will take a look on it and I believe I can include the stadium picture in calendar panel for next release of the skin. 🙂

    destino32
    1 year ago
    1 day ago
    36

    When PK, the score in the middle is × 0  Is it just me?

    flut
    11 years ago
    5 hours ago
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    By destino32 27 March 2021 - 14:05 PM UTC 

    When PK, the score in the middle is × 0  Is it just me?

    Hi.

    Could you please put a screenshot showing what you are talking about (sorry but I didn't understand…)

     

    bartdude
    12 years ago
    3 hours ago
    357
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    Great work, as always Flut and good contributions from Rosek, R Charlston, Magical, Evil-Muffin7 and mac boss. There are those out that say the Flutskin is “too busy” or has “too much information” !! You cannot have too much information in FM !  Some also claim certain rival skins as “the best”, when they are just pimped versions of the default. No, there is no other skin out there that comes close to the Flutskin,  especially as Rick with his Andromeda skin has quit. Each to their own I guess but I know where my preference and loyalty lies.

    Mr. old_school
    1 year ago
    2 weeks ago
    216

    Thank You very much for the new V.10 Skin Version, @flut 

    Thank You @Rosek  for the WQHD Resolution.

    🙂

     

    now i test the new Files (WQHD Resolution): i do only two steps, after put the full skin folder in skins Folder in documents:

    first, i changed the Background Picture - then i delete the Cache and reload the Skin. Here you can see, the Result: good Background, but the same Issues in your Skin ( in my Case): Kits have no back Number
    = I use FC12 Kits

     

    Question: what are the right Steps to use the Players Overview in the middle

    + that the FC12 Kits works fine

    + that the Back Numbers works fine?

     

    https://www.bilder-upload.eu/bild-f2e44a-1616856818.png.html

     

    i select in the Drop Down Button right the Back Kit to the first Entry ( with no Text Name)  ( second Entry is Player Flut Card, third is: Player Flut Stadium)

     

    Thanks for helping

     

    flut
    11 years ago
    5 hours ago
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    By bartdude 27 March 2021 - 14:22 PM UTC 

    Great work, as always Flut and good contributions from Rosek, R Charlston, Magical, Evil-Muffin7 and mac boss. There are those out that say the Flutskin is “too busy” or has “too much information” !! You cannot have too much information in FM !  Some also claim certain rival skins as “the best”, when they are just pimped versions of the default. No, there is no other skin out there that comes close to the Flutskin,  especially as Rick with his Andromeda skin has quit. Each to their own I guess but I know where my preference and loyalty lies.

     

    Hi Bartdude 

     

    Thank you very much for your great and kind support in all these years that I have edited the skin. I really appreciate it very much. Have a nice weekend and stay safe my friend !! 

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