37 Surprisingly Fun Family Game Night Ideas that Spark Joy

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Let’s face it: Nobody wants a super-serious family game night that’s dull or overtaken by poor sportsmanship!

In this post, you will learn 37 fun family game night ideas that will bring loads of laughs, a healthy dose of competition, and an opportunity to teach kids new skills.

Most importantly, learn how to create an enjoyable family game night that will strengthen relationships and build genuine connections.

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What is family game night?

Family game night is a tradition that has been around for generations. It is a time for family members of all ages to get together and enjoy each other’s company.

The goal of family game night is to have fun, laugh, and connect over some friendly competition or team-building.

Some people think that family game night is just about playing games, but it’s more than that. It’s about spending quality time with the people you love.

It doesn’t matter if you are playing board games, or cards, or don’t have any tangible materials at all – what matters is that you are all together.

What are the benefits of family game night?

As a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator, I strongly advocate for families to play games before working through hot-button issues.

Games are a great way to start family meetings on a positive note.

Once parents and kids “connect” it becomes so much easier to “correct” challenging behavior or resolve conflict.

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Additional benefits of holding family game nights include the opportunity to:

What types of games can you play with your family?

When it comes to hosting a fun family game night, it is essential to mix up the type of games you play from time to time.

This is particularly helpful if you have any family members that may resist your go-to game routine.

You might even show your family members a few choices from this post and have them pick out a new game!

Types of family game night options include:

  • Board games
  • Card games
  • Task games
  • Puzzles
  • Printable games (often sold as a PDF download)
  • Scavenger hunts
  • Seasonal/holiday games
  • Computer or video games
  • Games that require no materials or supplies

How do you make family game night fun?

  • Temporarily put any hot-button issues or family grievances on the back burner
  • Have your kids help with the planning
  • Set the tone with a positive, light-hearted attitude
  • Play fun background music
  • Don’t be afraid to make your own family rules
  • Don’t take yourself too seriously
  • Remember to model healthy sportsmanship
  • Prepare fun snacks
  • Wear comfy clothes, PJs, or dress according to your game’s theme

33 Fun Family Game Night Ideas that are Actually Entertaining for Everyone

Best family game night board games

Classic Board Games

We all have that family member that doesn’t want to take the time to learn the rules of a new game.

A new edition of an old classic can bring the family together through both novelty and nostalgia!

Here are my favorite editions of some of the most popular classic board games.

Clue Vintage Bookshelf Edition

Let’s face it, it can be tough finding a visually pleasing way to store family games. Then when they are tucked away in the closet, they rarely get used!

This vintage Clue set comes in a beautiful cloth-bound box you will want to keep out on the bookshelf. The aesthetics of this set will help every member of the family get excited for a murder mystery night.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Clue Vintage Bookshelf Edition from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Board game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 3-6 players

Duration: ~45 minutes

Why we love it: Includes a gorgeous storage box and diecast game pieces that will take you back to the 1950s. Perfect for families who enjoy a themed game night!

Scrabble Deluxe Edition

Growing up with a 1980s Scrabble board, I vividly recall silly family disputes about who had to play with the board upside down.

Fortunately, the swivel feature of this mahogany cabinet-style Scrabble Deluxe Edition solves that problem!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Scrabble Deluxe Edition from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Board game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 2-4

Duration: 25 minutes (if you impose time limits… or in my family’s case, 60+ minutes!)

Why we love it: This sophisticated lazy-susan style set is equally stunning and practical.

7-in-1 Combo Game with Chess, Ludo, Chinese Checkers & More

Why settle for one classic board game when you could have them all?

This 7-in-1 combination set is larger and of better quality than I expected, especially for the price tag!

Fun Family Gam eNight IDeas: 7-in-1 Combo Game with Chess, Ludo, Chinese Checkers & More

Style: Board game

Ages: Manufacturer recommends ages 6 & up (although some games are advanced and may be better suited for older children)

Number of players: 2-4

Duration: Varies depending on the game

Why we love it: At roughly $3 per game, this combination set provides a ton of bang for your buck.

Monopoly The 1980s Edition

I may be biased here since this is the exact edition I grew up on. But in my opinion, nothing beats the classic Atlantic City boardwalk when it comes to Monopoly.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Monopoly the 1980's Edition

Style: Board game

Ages: 8 & Up

Number of players: 2-8

Duration: 60-90 minutes

Why we love it: At over a century old, Monopoly has stood the test of time. For many of us, it’s time to replace that old musty board from decades past!

Modern Board Games

If your current board game collection has grown stale, it’s time to expand beyond the classics to ensure a fun family game night.

Here are our favorite family board games that have only been around for about a generation or less.

Ticket to Ride

Although Ticket to Ride has only been around since 2007, this transcontinental railway adventure game has a classic feel that unites all members of the family.

You can’t help but get competitive trying to build the longest continuous route to connect major U.S. cities. The bigger the route, the more points you earn… you get the picture!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Ticket to Ride

Style: Board game

Ages: 8 & Up (Kids version available for ages 6+)

Number of players: 2-5 players

Duration: 30-60 minutes

Why we love it: Ideal for travel lovers, adventure-seekers, and geography buffs.

Wingspan

I initially overlooked Wingspan thinking “Bird watching?! I don’t think that’s for me…”

Such a mistake! Trust me, you don’t have to be a bird enthusiast to get hooked on Wingspan (although if you do love bird watching, get ready for your new favorite game).

You have four rounds to attract the best birds to your ecosystem through a variety of habit-driven strategies. Every time you add a bird to your wildlife preserve you unlock another heap of habits.

Your wheels will never stop spinning!

Fun Family Gam eNight Ideas:

Style: Card-heavy board game

Ages: 14 & up

Number of players: 1-5

Duration: 40-70 minutes

Why we love it: From miniature eggs to food tokens, and even a bird feeder dice tower, Wingspan provides beautifully complex and competitive gameplay.

Catan

Whether you grew up watching Little House on the Prairie or playing Oregon Trail, Catan will give you major westward expansion childhood nostalgia.

“Trade, build, and settle” is the name of the game here. If you are a family of Monopoly-lovers but want to change things up, you will love Catan.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Catan

Style: Board game

Ages: 10 & up

Number of players: 3-4 (expansion pack available for 5-6 players)

Duration: 60 minutes

Why we love it: Catan inevitably sparks lots of bartering, and with that, loads of family banter and laughter!

Azul

Azul is the perfect game for a family of art-lovers or just those who like to look at pretty things!

You will quickly pick up on the basic gameplay rules, then slowly uncover just how deep your strategizing can grow.

Each family member will work to complete a “wall” for the Royal Palace of Dvora. Try to complete your wall with the correct number and style of unique tiles… and hope your components don’t take a tile that derails all of your grand plans!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Azul

Style: Board game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 2-4

Duration: 30-45 minutes

Why we love it: Unlike other games with tons of tiny pieces, Azul’s stunning artisan tiles will elicit a sense of peace and calm, not overwhelm!

Funny task games for family

Physical comedy is one of the best ways to evoke laughter from all family members during game night.

Funny task games are easy to learn, often work well for most age groups, and serve as an excellent reminder not to take yourself too seriously.

Throw Throw Avocado

A sequel to the beloved Throw Throw Burrito game, Throw Throw Avocado is essentially half card game, half dodgeball.

You’ll battle it out (literally) to get the best card matches and earn points.

Style: Card game (plus physical tasks)

Ages: 7 & up

Number of players: 2-6

Duration: 15 minutes

Why we love it: Fast, funny, and action-oriented gameplay that doesn’t require too much sitting still.

The Upside Down Challenge Game

Sometimes you just need a ridiculous game to break the ice and get everyone chuckling.

I have yet to find anyone who can put on a pair of “upsidedown vision” glasses without erupting in laughter.

Add in some competitive and equally silly challenges and you’ll find this game is comedic gold.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Funny Task Games for Family: The Upside Down Challenge Game

Style: Physical tasks (identified by cards or make up your own).

Ages: Manufacturer recommends ages 8 & up (although even babies and toddlers will surely laugh as audience members!)

Number of players: 2-6

Duration: 20 minutes

Why we love it: Everyone thinks they can figure this one out quickly… think again!

Guesstures

Guesstures is a funny task game for families that has stood the test of time for over three decades.

Imagine classic charades, but with hilarious cards and a timer. Guesstures is perfect for large family gatherings of all ages.

Funny task games for family: Guesstures

Style: Action-based card game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 4+

Duration: 10-15 minutes

Why we love it: Good old-fashioned, goofy family fun.

Dropsy

Take turns drawing colored cards until you have three that match… sounds easy enough!

…that is until you start drawing the wrong colors and have to balance them on your head, under your arm, or in your elbow for the remainder of the game.

Dropsy is the perfect balance of simplicity, humor, and competition.

Style: Action-oriented card game

Number of players: 2+

Ages: 7 & up

Duration: ~10 minutes

Why we love it: Of all the games on this list, Dropsy is by far the easiest to learn!

Best family games for all ages

Family game night can quickly end in frustration or poor sportsmanship when the game doesn’t meet the needs of every family member.

It is important to find games that work for everyone. This will allow each family member to be involved in the game and have a chance at winning.

Here are a few of our favorite games that will work for most ages.

If you have a toddler or preschooler, be sure to check out our favorite games for very young players here.

Pencil Nose

The picture below says it all. While grownups may have an advantage in traditional Pictionary, drawing “with your nose” will quickly get everyone on the same playing field..

Kids, parents, and grandparents will be eager to create a nose masterpiece and guess what everyone else is drawing.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Pencil Nose Game from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Cards with drawing activity set

Ages: Manufacturer recommends 8 & up (although you could make your own “easier” task cards for younger players)

Number of players: 4+

Duration: 15-20 minutes

Why we love it: Highly original (and hilarious) game concept your family has not likely seen before!

Rack-O

Rack-O was pretty much the only game I would play with my parents during my rocky middle school years.

While this simple drawing and organizing card game may appear to lack some of the bells and whistles of newer games, it’s easy for players of all ages to get instantly hooked!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Rack-O from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Card game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 2-4

Duration: 10-30 minutes

Why we love it: There is something so satisfying about organizing 10 perfectly ascending cards and shouting “RACK-O!” before your family members.

Snake Eyes Dominoes Yard Game

PSA: Sitting down at a table is not a requirement for a fun family game night!

This larger-than-life set comes with instructions for four classic Dominoes games: Texas 42, Concentration, Block, and Chickenfoot.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Snake Eyes Dominoes Yard Game from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Lawn game

Ages: 5 & up

Number of players: 2-6 players

Duration: 15 minutes

Why we love it: This dominoes set will appeal to both the critical thinkers and outdoor adventurers in your family.

Standard Deck Card Games

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Artisan Standard Deck of Cards from Fat Brain Toys

Never underestimate the power of a traditional card game with a standard deck of cards!

Dust off an old deck or buy new ( I love these gorgeous Artisan Cards from Fat Brain Toys) and let the memory-making begin!

Here is a great list of standard deck card games to get started.

Family game night ideas with toddlers & preschoolers

Ladybug’s Garden Memory Game

Ladybug’s Garden is one of Fat Brain Toys’ best-selling games for the preschool crowd and rightfully so!

Take turns flipping over pairs of adorable wooden ladybugs until you find (and keep) your matches.

Players of all ages will enjoy swapping out 10 different game cards from the puzzle frame to keep things fresh and exciting every time!

Style: Board game

Ages: 3 & up

Number of players: 2+

Duration: 10 minutes

Why we love it: Equally educational and entertaining for young children. The replaceable game cards offer diverse options for endless play!

Monkey Around Game

My son received this game for his 3rd birthday and it’s been a huge hit at our house ever since!

Toddlers as young as two can follow the silly visual cards and partake in different physical challenges with a plush banana (e.g., “balance the banana on your elbow”).

Monkey Around teaches young players essential life skills including how to take turns, work as a team, and follow directions.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Monkey Around Game

Style: Board game

Ages: 2 & up

Number of players: 2+

Duration: 5-10 minutes

Why we love it: It’s nearly impossible to find board games designed for 2-year-olds! Monkey Around fits the bill for the youngest board game players.

Classic Card Game Set by Melissa & Doug

Around age 3 or 4, preschoolers can begin to learn basic card games. Sure, it takes a little patience, but the practice will be well worth it when they are ready to jump in with the whole family!

I love this classic playing card set by Melissa and Doug, which includes Go Fish, “Animal Rummy” and Old Maid.

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Style: Card games

Ages: 3 & up

Number of players: 2-6

Duration: 10 minutes

Why we love it: These classic cards are jumbo size and easily wipe clean. In other words, they are perfectly designed for toddler gameplay!

Little Hands Card Holder

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Little Hands Card Holder from Fat Brain Toys

If you find your little one is fumbling with their cards, give this Little Hands cardholder a whirl.

Rather than focusing on holding all the cards, your toddler or preschooler can instead concentrate on learning the rules and having fun!

Best family games to play with elementary-aged kids

Box & Balls

Perhaps your child isn’t a “sit still for a board game” kind of kid. That’s perfectly okay! You can still put together a super fun and successful family game night.

The key is finding faster-paced, movement games like this award-winning Box & Balls set from Fat Brain Toys.

It offers unlimited ways to play solo or on family teams. Kids love making Box & Balls their own!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Boxes and Balls from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Indoor sports game

Ages: 5 & up

Number of players: 1 or more

Duration: ~5-10 minutes

Why we love it: Gets everyone up, moving, and eager to take their turn!

Acuity

If competitive family games get too divisive for your child, I highly recommend checking out Acuity.

Compete against one another, or work together as a team, to flip and match 70 perfectly unique patterned tiles.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Acuity from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Board game

Ages: 6 & up

Number of players: 2+

Duration: 10-20 minutes

Why we love it: Option to play either “against” or “with” each other as a team.

Door Pong

It can be tough to find indoor family games for sports lovers that don’t pose a risk to your breakable home decor!

Door Pong is pure genius. Simply attach a ping pong ball to your door frame and you’re ready to go. No more chasing down rogue balls!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Door Pong from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Indoor sports game

Ages: 6 & up

Number of players: 2 (although can easily make teams for a family tournament!)

Duration: ~10-15 minutes

Why we love it: High-quality game that can withstand intense play!

GibGab

You won’t find any video games on my list for a fun family game night. However, here is my top choice for kids who crave speedy play with lots of button-pressing!

GibGab is simple yet enthralling. Choose your unique category from over 300 cards and be the first player to buzz in with your answer.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Gib Gab from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Electronic game with cards

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 2 players (or teams)

Duration: Just a few minutes per round, play as many as you’d like

Why we love it: Sparks excitement and eager participation, particularly in the later elementary school years

Family game night ideas with older kids & teenagers

Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza

So silly and simple, this one gets addicting. Players take turns flipping their cards while together saying the sequence, “taco, cat, goat, cheese, pizza.”

Beware! If the spoken word matches the card, you’ll need to move quickly. The last person to slap the pile of cards has to keep them all.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas:Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Card game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 3-8

Duration: 10+ minutes

Why we love it: This fast-paced game keeps everyone on their toes. There won’t be any downtime for your teen to scroll on their phone!

Mexican Train Dominoes Game

I have so many fond memories of playing Mexican Train with my mother during my teen years and over college breaks.

Mexican Train is a great choice for deeper-level thinking and complex gameplay. It takes a few minutes to learn; however, you will get better and better at building up your “trains” each time you play!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Mexican Train Dominoes Game from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Domino tiles

Ages: 8 & up (although in my experience, teens and adults will get the most from this one!)

Number of players: 2-8 (the more players the better)

Duration: 20-45 minutes+

Why we love it: Perfect choice for deep thinkers and strategists who want a more involved game.

Snip Snap

Snip Snap is an excellent fast-paced, tactile game that will keep everyone in suspense.

Roll the playing dice and be the first to call out (then snap together) any matching dice between you and your opponents. The first player to match all their dice wins!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Snip Snap

Style: Dice & matching game

Ages: 7 & up

Number of players: 2-6

Duration: ~10 minutes

Why we love it: Clicking those dice together before your family members is oh-so-gratifying!

5 Second Rule

If you enjoy category games, you’ll love a fresh take with 5 Second Rule.

Rather than naming just one word in a given category, players will be challenged to call out three (e.g., “Name 3 breeds of dog”) before time runs out.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: 5 Second Rule from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Card game

Ages: 10 & up

Number of players: 3+

Duration: ~5-10 minutes (you can play as many 5-second rounds as you like, then tally up points)

Why we love it: With a spiraling marble timer, this category game is perfectly unique!

Family game night ideas for adults

Codenames

Codenames is the perfect word game for large groups of older children/teens and adults. The more players you have, the more fun and competitive it will be!

Teams work as detectives to reveal the true identities of 25 secret agents using only their “codenames” and word association clues.

Style: Card game

Ages: 10 & up

Number of players: 2-8+ (divided into two teams)

Duration: 15 minutes

Why we love it: Perfect for large groups and competitive team-based gameplay.

I should have known that!

I don’t know about you, but I have played other question-and-answer games and said, “Why on earth would I know that?!”

“I should have known that!” will still stump the everyday trivia player plenty, but on questions that are at least within their reach!

Style: Trivia game

Ages: 14 & up

Number of players: 2+

Duration: ~20 minutes

Why we love it: The typical trivia winner of the family may have to share the spotlight! This is a competitive, fun-filled game where everyone can stand a chance.

Sushi Go Party!

A blend of silliness, strategy, and…sushi!

In this expanded version of Sushi Go, players can choose from a “menu” of over 20 dishes and earn points by collecting cards with winning food combinations.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas for Adults: Sushi Go Party!

Style: Board game (with cards)

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 2-8

Duration: 20 minutes

Why we love it: Perfect for a themed-game night with authentic sushi!

Games to play with family without anything

Whether on the road, at a hotel, or just suddenly in the mood to play a game at a family gathering, sometimes you don’t have any props on hand. That’s a-ok!

Here are some fun, engaging games for families of all ages that require absolutely no materials to play.

The Human Knot Game

The ultimate team-building challenge! The premise of the Human Knot Game is simple, but the solution is often complex:

  1. Stand in an open circle facing one another.
  2. Reach out across the circle and hold hands with two different people.
  3. Without unlinking hands, work to untwist and re-form an open circle. You will have reached your goal when all arms are no longer crossing.
Fun family game night ideas: Games to play with family without anything
The Human Knot Game (photo of two adult hands linked together)

Style: Physical/team-building challenge

Ages: 6 & up

Number of Players: 4+ (although even larger groups work best)

Duration: 10-20 minutes

Why We Love It: This challenge brings the family close together (literally) to work towards a common goal.

Check out the video below to see the Human Knot Challenge in action (Spoiler alert: Just don’t watch past 47 seconds if you want to keep the solution a secret!).

Create-Your-Own-Category Charades

Who says you need playing cards to dictate classic guessing games?

Acting out ordinary, everyday tasks such as opening a can will quickly get sillier than you think!

Country Living put together a comprehensive list of over 160 Charades ideas for your next fun family game night.

Fun family game night ideas: Games to play with family without anything
Create-Your-Own-Category Charades
Photo of seven adults playing charades outside at night, gathered around a bonfire.

Style: Action-oriented guessing game

Ages: 4 & Up

Number of Players: 2+

Duration: 2-5 minutes per round

Why We Love It: If you are playing multiple board games on your next family game night, charades is a fun way to get up and moving!

The Picnic Game

I have fond memories of playing The Picnic Game for hours on a day-long road trip. It’s a clever guessing game rooted in patterns.

One person chooses a secret “rule” for what their family can bring to an imaginary picnic (e.g, each family member can only bring items that begin with the first letter of their name).

Players will take turns asking if they can bring various items. Based on the first person’s yes/no responses, the other players can begin to guess the pattern/rule.

For example, Sarah might ask, “Can I bring a watermelon?” (no), or “Can I bring ‘smores?” (yes).

You can visit the Game Gal’s complete breakdown of how to play with more rule ideas here.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Games to play with family without anything
The Picnic Game
Photo of picnic basket on top of picnic blanket in a grassy outdoor area.

Style: Guessing/word game

Ages: 7 & up (may be able to go younger depending on the rules you select)

Number of Players: 2+

Duration: 10-15 minutes

Why We Love It: The more you get stumped (or stump your family members), the more you’re going to want to play this game and prevail!

Christmas family game night ideas

A few years ago my mother-in-law showed up at our family Christmas with a simple “Name that Christmas Carol” printout game and the rest is history.

Now we are always prepared with a full lineup of competitive games as soon as the kids are in bed on Christmas Eve!

The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to come together over simple laughs and quality time.

Christmas Charades & Scavenger Hunt Games – 2 pack

The ideal combination Christmas game set for the entire family!

The youngest family members will love searching high and low around the house for festive items in the Christmas Scavenger Hunt game.

Older kids and adults will share tons of laughs while putting on their best holiday performance in Christmas Charades!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas (Christmas Family Game Night Ideas)
Christmas Charades & Scavenger Hunt 2-Pack from Fat Brain Toys

Style: Action-oriented card games

Ages: 6 & up

Number of players: 2+

Duration: 10-20 minutes

Why we love it: Both games can be used year after year as family traditions, yet bring a new fun experience each time as children grow.

Elf Monopoly

One of the best Christmas movies of all time comes to life in this themed Monopoly set!

You will be quoting Buddy the Elf all night long while traveling through the seven levels of the candy cane forest, escaping the Park rangers, or heading back to Papa Elf’s house.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Christmas Games: Monopoly Elf

Style: Board game

Ages: 8 & up

Number of players: 2-6

Duration: 60 minutes+

Why we love it: Elf Monopoly offers the same nostalgia of watching a holiday movie, but also the chance to interact and connect as a family.

Sing Me an Emoji

If you have a very large gathering for Christmas, consider adding in some extra holiday cheer with this Sing Me an Emoji game.

With cards for up to 25 people, you will have a blast attempting to remember the names of classic Christmas carols. You can add your own present/prize to take the competition up a notch!

Fun Family Game Night Ideas: Christmas Games: Sing Me an Emoji

Style: Pencil/paper game

Ages: No manufacturer age is specified; however, in terms of difficulty, I say it’s best for ages 10 & up.

Number of players: Up to 25

Duration: 10 minutes

Why we love it: This game is much more challenging than it appears and there are typically only 1 or 2 winners!

Looking for easy and engaging Christmas activities for kids? Check out our very own printable activity pack here at Such a Little While:

The last thing you need to know about choosing a fun family game night idea

There are so many fabulous options for holding a family game night, that it’s easy to experience choice overload.

Try not to overthink it.

Fun Family Game Night Ideas
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In the end, it does not matter if you choose a fancy board game or use an old deck of cards.

It is no big deal if your family follows a game’s rules perfectly or opts to create their own.

What matters most is creating an opportunity to connect.

Laugh more. Love often. And cherish your time with the people who mean the most to you.

You’ve got this!

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