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About 240° West

Set your compass to 240° West for a new direction in food and wine.
Panoramic harbor views, modern décor and a menu that prom­ises to satisfy. From small plates packed with flavor, to expected entrees with an unexpected twist. Savor the experience at 240° West.

Open for breakfast and dinner daily. Sunday champagne harbor side brunch.

269 Fontana Blvd
Fontana, WI 53125
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 7:00am - 11:00am, Sunday: 7:00am - 12:00pm

Brunch: Sunday: 9:00am - 1:00pm

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Hwy 67

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(262) 275-1815

Website:
http://www.theabbeyresort.com/dining/lake-geneva-restaurants.aspx

Entertainment:
Join pianist, Tom Stanfield, each weekend for live musical entertainment as you delight in a delicious meal overlooking the stunning harbor. Tom entertains guests each Friday and Saturday evening beginning at 6pm and each Sunday morning during brunch.

Parking Details:
The Abbey Resort offers parking within the hotel parking lots as well as complimentary valet parking.

Executive Chef:
Joshua North

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

240° West Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.1

ambience

4.3

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

77% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (8)
Romantic (8)
Good for a Date (7)
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Cozy (7)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Scenic View (4)
Waterfront (4)
Live Music (4)
Authentic (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fun (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
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·Dined 7 days ago

The Saturday night Prime Rib Buffet was fantastic, and I never even had any Prime Rib. It was all good, but my most favorites were the salt encrusted baked potatoes, crab legs, salad bar with the fresh walnuts and the Best Pecan pie I’ve ever eaten.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

We make an annual trip each year to this restaurant for Sunday Brunch to see Santa, listen to the amazing piano player ( who can play the piano and trumpet at the same time), and have a great meal. It's our family tradition before heading out after brunch to cut down our Christmas tree at a nearby place. The brunch has always been delicious with a variety of foods including an omelette station, carving station, sweets table and hot and cold entrees. Santa is there to talk to the kids in a relaxed atmosphere and each child receives a candy cane from him too. I can't speak about brunch at other times of the year. Menu options are also available as well as the brunch. The dining room overlooks their harbor and Lake Geneva which is pretty.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Seasonal, Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We were celebrating our anniversary & were looking forward to a slow paced dinner. When we arrived at the hostess stand there were 3-4 young staff members engaged in a personal discussion. It took several moments to get their attention. Our waiter was very nice but wanted to rush us through our dinner due to the late hour, 8:00PM, of our reservation, the restaurant closed at 10:00PM. We informed him that we would like a few moments to enjoy our drinks. The drinks were watered down w/ little flavor. My cosmo had so much water in it that the water was actually floating as a layer on top. We ordered the Prime Rib buffet, which included snow crab legs, fish, baked potatoes, pasta, salad, cheese bar, oysters on the 1/2 shell, & dessert bar. The lettuce was wilted, the cheese had been out so long that it was dry, the oyster bar had barely enough ice to keep the oysters cool, the items on the main buffet were barely warm & the desserts were dry & tasted old. The prime rib itself was good & the gentleman at the carving station was very funny.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

It was our first visit. We came to celebrate my birthday and were not disappointed. Service was attentive but not intrusive. The server certainly knows the menu and his suggestions were helpful. Everyone enjoyed his or her meal. The Chilean Sea Bass was perhaps the best I've had. It was our first visit, but not our last.

Tags: Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food was delicious, love the peach and goat cheese starter salad, very unique combination of flavors. Had the divers scallops which were as usual delicious. Nice wine selection, great service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

When we arrived we were told that our server would be with us shortly and to be patient because they were busy(the restaurant was barely half full). It took 15 mins for our waiter to come to our table. When I️ asked the server what beers they had on tap he was fairly snippy when he told me they do not have beer on tap. Then seemed annoyed when I️ asked what beer they had in bottles. After ordering, it took almost 45 minutes for us to get our soup, salad and our apatizer. At this point my son(a toddler) was losing his composure so we asked to take it to go and for the bill. Once again our server seemed very annoyed. Finally when I️ tried to pay with a Visa prepaid card I️ was told they don’t take gift cards. Needless to say, I️ would never consider revisiting this restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Medallions were burnt not charred. Tasted burnt. It was taken off of the bill, of course, but a manager never came over. Waiter asked us about anything we were celebrating (50th birthday) and he did nothing for it!

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

My wife and I chose 240 West from the list of restaurants participating in the 'Dine Around the Lake' event in Lake Geneva, WI, and we were very pleased with the menu offerings. We chose different appetizers, entree's and dessert so we could experience all the Chef had to offer.
Everything exceeded our expectations!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We got the Prime Rib buffet. The beef was excellent, but the crab legs were hit or miss. The first few plates my husband got were dry, but when they put out a fresh batch, he said they were excellent. The rest of the selections were very average. I’ve had better buffets! I’m wishing we had ordered off the menu... the food at the table next to us looked amazing!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Live Music, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We spent the night at the Abbey Resort for our 20th wedding anniversary. We spent the day at the spa and didn't feel like venturing out for dinner. We made a reservation 240 West for dinner. Knowing it was a quiet off season Wednesday night, we weren't expecting too much. We were pleasantly surprised at what a great experience it was! Our server was fabulous - top notch. We had a great bottle of wine and entrees were really superb. The chef even insisted on preparing another portion of salmon for my husband after realizing he had ordered it medium rare (even though the first portion was great). They topped it off with a complimentary dessert and two glasses of champagne! We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the choice of entrees for their buffet. Also, our waitress was very pleasant and we shared stories of favorite wines and Our longing to return a certain west coast wine hub.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We won't be going there any time soon. almost 2 hrs. to be served and the waitress chuckled
and said we should have had the buffet. DON'T WASTE YOURE MONEY ! We refused to pay and
walked out.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Went for an 80th Birthday celebration with immediate family of 8. They put us in the *private room* that had absolutely stunning décor and the ambiance far exceeded my expectations! Our server JAMIE was the BEST OF THE BEST! She was, personable, courteous, efficient and friendly to mention only a few! All 8 of us were impressed - keep up the good work, JAMIE.

When I first called to make a reservation, they mentioned to me that the private room was available, otherwise I would have had no idea - The manager Daniel was also most accommodating . We went in early to put a few decorations up, we were really early as they were still setting up the room, we sat down and the waiter brought us waters while we waited - basically 1 minute.

The Food was great, while having a good selection to choose from - but the staff was absolutely the BEST :)

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

240° West has been nothing but an amazing experience every time we go. Our waitress Nicole was PHENOMENAL!! She made our special night even more special

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Manager chased me through the hotel embarressing me in front of my guests and others. All because I parked in a legal spot that was not marked valet only. And manager did not like being told no. Was so pathetic he had to call security who was most polite and saw nothing wrong which enraged the manager. All done for us to aarive for a 6:30 PM reservation with no one else in entire restaurant. You decide, I won't be back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Absolutely wonderful brunch. Top notch food, atmosphere and service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 3, 2017

First and foremost, let me say that this venue is beautifully located on Lake Geneva. We were a bridal party of 6 and opted to have brunch here before our spa treatments. The food was delicious! From the fresh omelettes to the tasty little jams on every table. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. What we did not enjoy was the attitude from our server Samantha. She was inattentive, unwilling to ask if my friend order the Challah bread (even though it was on the menu), and rolled her eyes when we asked to split our check given that there were 6 of us. We literally had to flag her down to get our check because she basically disappeared and started avoiding our table. I do not think anything we asked was unreasonable and frankly we were there to celebrate our friend Megan's wedding. And this experience sort of soured our morning. She basically threw the check down and was upset we asked for split checks. How is this a hard task? How is it a hard task to remotely be nice to your table?

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The server was good, but the kitchen was very slow. Music a little loud and not so up to date.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

We went for the Prime Rib Buffet on a Saturday night with reservations at 5:00 when the restaurant opened. The cod was good, the baked potato was good, the pasta was ok. The chicken on the buffet was cold, the pork was tasteless, and the prime rib that we went for was overdone. It was almost like it was left over from the day before and was warmed up. A new prime rib was put out and it was medium to medium rare, which was much better. For $30 per person, the value was not there. This being said, 240 West was recommended to us by two other couples who had a pleasant experience. Based on our experience, we will never recommend 240 West as a place to go to eat, rather we will tell people to definitely not go there.

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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great waterfront/marina view. The Staff was friendly, though because the restaurant was under Staffed to handle the crowd, we waited long periods of time to place our order, or be served. I should also point out that they were grossly understaffed and the restaurant was only at 50% capacity. The food was basic and nothing special...on par with the average family restaurant. If however, you seek an incredible waterfront/marina view, with slow service, average food, higher prices, and personable wait staff...this is your place. It could have been more in my opinion.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food is excellent as was the server but the kitchen was VERY slow.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 5, 2017

We were on our way to a concert by the lake and gave this place a try. Everything was good to very good. They offer a better than expected buffet which my wife took and I tried some items on the menu. The views are nice and the place has a good vibe. The young server staff is knowledgeable but needs to follow up a bit more. The food and value are a great find. We will go back.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Our dining experience was wonderful! Our waitress Jayme was exceptional and she really went above and beyond to make our dining experience a memorable one. She made awesome recommendations and was very knowledgeable about the menu items. We will definitely return and ask for Jayme again!

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Waterfront
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Was able to make a last minute reservation on buffet night. While I'm not a buffet fan, my boys all had a fantastic experience. The crab legs and prime rib made it worth the trip. I appreciate their good gluten free options. Best thing here is the service. From the waiters to the runners, these folks work very hard and aim to please.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 29, 2017

The food was exceptional. My boyfriend and I were both impressed. I had the beef tenderloin and it was cooked to perfection. From the minute we sat down we had attentive service and both

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Everything was very good , went for our anniversary. It was just a little noisy there a child's birthday party , some of the kids were running around!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Good place to go for nice dinner while staying at Abbey Resort as other choices in Fontana are all pretty casual. Caution on Saturday Night Prime Rib Buffet. Prime Rib was actually very good but some of the other items on Buffet were dried out and nasty. Crab legs were small but good and oysters were not good at all. For $30 I thought you got what your paid for. My daughter ordered slab of ribs and they were dry and tough. Wife ordered Salmon Club and enjoyed it. Service a bit slow with dirty plates sittIngrid in table for a while but waiter was super friendly so that helped. Not a lot of choices in area so this is the place for a special occasion or nice dinner while on vacation.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 1, 2017

My wife and I decided to dine at 240 West at the Abbey in Fontana. It had been years since we had stopped at the Abbey and wanted to try the restaurant for the first time. Upon arriving we asked for a window seat and after waiting for a very short time we were seated at a very nice table that overlooked the water and marina. Our server promptly greeted us and took our order for a bottle of wine. When she brought it I discovered it was a bottle of red instead of the white we ordered but she took it away upon discovering her mistake and very quickly brought the correct bottle. She was very knowledgeable regarding the menu and provided good service. We both ordered Chilean Sea Bass which was very good.......it was done to perfection. The only disappointment is the restaurant does not serve cappuccino which was very surprising to both of us. We would consider this restaurant to be a fine dining establishment and in our experience fine dining restaurants always serve cappuccino. Having said that we will return to dine here again at some point in the future.

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, People Watching, Worth the Drive
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Our server was GREAT, food was average to good for buffet food.

Disappointing, as we were NOT told it was mainly buffet when we made reservations for a special occasion.

The atmosphere of people constantly milling about ruined any romantic meal possibility.

We were looking for fine dining on the resort property.

Without a great server, this would have been a very frustrating experience.

Bus help was mostly unavailable, we found much of the food was over cooked and was lukewarm in the server. Not good, and not safe.

The price was quite high for the actual value of the food presented.

We were looking for a bit more class, some refinement; and not a family buffet, (as we had inquired, ahead of time, by phone, if this was an upscale restaurant to spend an anniversary dinner at.)

It would have been much better for the staff on the phone to tell us to look elsewhere for that kind of restaurant experience, as the resort does not offer it on premises.

Tags: Comfort Food, Scenic View, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 1, 2017

It's a nice restaurant inside the Abbey Resort. We picked this restaurant as a halfway point for meeting our friends that wasn't in Lake Geneva. Decent food, decent atmosphere, nice view, extensive variety to the menu, and a good value, especially for the Saturday prime rib buffet. A good option if you're in the Lake Geneva area or are headed there.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups, Casual
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vip
 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Originally going to order off menu but then strolled the Buffett. Three of us went Buffett and could not have been happier. Soooo good!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, People Watching, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We chose this restaurant based on Tourism brochures & reviews given by prior clients. We were celebrating my birthday. We were seated immediately at a nice table for 3 overlooking the water. Our waiter, Edward, was extremely nice, very helpful with our meal choices, appropriately attentive, generous with our requests. I ordered the special, a 1.5 lb. lobster with Boston Clam chowder, and peach cobbler for dessert. Very tasty--- A gastronomic delight!! But ever so slightly tough or chewy (over-cooked?), hence the 4 stars. Price was outstanding. My husband's Chilean Sea Bass and daughter's Walleye were fantastic. i received a surprise personal chocolate cake (decadent & simply delicious). We would come back again anytime, & I recommend this restaurant without hesitation.

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Our waitress was great and very attentive. My main fettuccini dish was pretty good, but I would say my husbands burger was totally forgettable. The worst part was dessert. They "warm chocolate chip cookies" looked like they were store bought from jewel and my coconut cream pie also looked like it was store bought and de thawed. You can't have a finer dining restaurant and not have a good pastry chef. It was a bummer. View was nice though. But, for the price point with all things considered, you could certainly do better somewhere else in Lake Geneva.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 29, 2017

We had honeymooned at the Abby 43 years before and loved having dinner. Waiter Jack) was excellent as was the food.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We chose 240 West due to the great gluten-free menu found on their website. Our server was knowledgeable, very helpful, and incredibly courteous. Our meal and dessert was delicious. We will definitely visit 240 West again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Everything was great, crab legs was kind of cool. Edward was a great server

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic, Waterfront, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 10, 2017

This is our second time eating here.....the first was Easter brunch which was terrible. We got a complimentary dinner after we complained. The second time was no better. Food is either overcooked, undercooked or just cold. I wouldn't waste your hard earned cash here.....go down to Gordy's at the marina, standard is much higher and staff are great.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 10, 2017

I went here with my girlfriend for our one-year anniversary together. We ordered from the Restaurant Week menu and the food was delicious! We also really enjoyed the live piano/trumpet player. It was a great night. My only complaint is that we had a reservation and the restaurant was nearly empty when we got there, but the hostess wouldn't sit us by the large windows when I asked (instead we had to sit toward the back where it was darker) because the servers were "on rotation" or something like that.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 9, 2017

My experience was absolutely perfect! From the decor to the food and excellent service was a evening that I'll definitely will not forget.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Had dinner for restaurant week, had mussels and salmon - simply amazing. Great service, not crowded and quiet - can't ask for much more

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