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Lena Chen on how being victim of revengeporn forever changed her

http://twitter.com/Jillian_Beck/status/507274621117165568
insider trader
  09/03/14
holy fuck it's tragic when some relatively cheerful girl get...
twist
  09/03/14
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Carl 'The International Superstar' Froch
  05/26/15
"The nonconsensual posting of my photos was a terrorizi...
Maori woman performing defiant haka
  09/03/14
god i wish something would change the way she thinks and wri...
twist
  09/03/14
My. Life. Was. Never. The. Same. Again.
buttlasers
  09/04/14
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Former Harvard Sex Blogger: My Ex-Boyfriend Leaking Nude Pic...
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  09/21/14
fyi, this reads quite a bit different when you think the aut...
sealclubber
  05/26/15
lol, Les Moonves' bitch
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180 comment rissel Sep 21, 2014 Isn't this the same Le...
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Revenge porn is degenerate
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  09/04/14
Maybe, but how dumb does a woman have to be to let her bf ta...
.,.,..,,.,,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,.,.,:,.,.:.,:.,:.::..
  09/04/14
it depends on how long they've been dating
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guarantee you 100% of women over the age of 18 with bfs have...
Redpillary Badminton the Asian MRA
  08/08/16
Maybe, but how dumb does a woman have to be to BITCH ABOUT L...
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  08/08/16
Wait. So does this Lena chick do anything but milk a 5+ year...
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  09/21/14
Changed? She's still a vapid cunt as far as I can tell.
#fuckbots4incels
  09/21/14
oc, tcr AsianStudent blogs about Patrick Hamm "sleep...
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  09/21/14
Whoa
Carl 'The International Superstar' Froch
  05/26/15
as a guy with a cock and a mouth i can say with the utmost...
sealclubber
  05/26/15
(ron jeremy)
Redpillary Badminton the Asian MRA
  08/08/16
I think we should all band together to make it up to her. Sa...
my dog takes more 7.5 mi constitutionals than I do
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john titor
  06/07/15
Update: http://www.LenaChen.com is now dead :(
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Date: September 3rd, 2014 10:09 PM
Author: insider trader

http://twitter.com/Jillian_Beck/status/507274621117165568

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26262590)



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Date: September 3rd, 2014 10:11 PM
Author: twist

holy fuck it's tragic when some relatively cheerful girl gets caught up in this shit

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26262604)



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Date: May 26th, 2015 6:33 PM
Author: Carl 'The International Superstar' Froch

180

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#27968898)



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Date: September 3rd, 2014 10:12 PM
Author: Maori woman performing defiant haka

"The nonconsensual posting of my photos was a terrorizing invasion of privacy that altered my reality and irrevocably changed the way I live, think and write"

so this too is RAPE now?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26262616)



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Date: September 3rd, 2014 10:14 PM
Author: twist

god i wish something would change the way she thinks and writes again. why do all of these people use language in such a horrifying, like, quasi-corporate way

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26262621)



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Date: September 4th, 2014 4:58 PM
Author: buttlasers (freddie)

My. Life. Was. Never. The. Same. Again.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26267394)



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Date: September 3rd, 2014 10:30 PM
Author: .;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.......;;;;....


When she heard about the leak I guarantee you she cold pitched this story to every tv, print, blog, and smoke signal outlet in her little black book.

LOL at the shell of Time magazine for taking this bait.

OMIGOD PATRICK ANOTHER HORRIBLE THINNG HAPPENED SO I CAN WRITE MY STORY!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26262711)



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Date: September 4th, 2014 4:51 PM
Author: .,.,...,...,.,:,,:,...,:::,...,:,.,.:...:.,:.::,,




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26267359)



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Date: September 4th, 2014 5:29 PM
Author: .;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.......;;;;....




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26267588)



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Date: September 21st, 2014 5:22 PM
Author: .;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.;.......;;;;....




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26368631)



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Date: August 8th, 2016 5:03 PM
Author: .,.,...,;..,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,.,.,:,,,.:.,:.,:.::,.




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#31136594)



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Date: September 21st, 2014 5:23 PM
Author: .,.,..,,,.,..,.,.,,,,.,.,.,...,,.,.,,,.,....,


Former Harvard Sex Blogger: My Ex-Boyfriend Leaking Nude Pictures of Me Changed Who I Am—Forever

Lena Chen Sept 3, 2014

The nonconsensual posting of my photos was a terrorizing invasion of privacy that altered my reality and irrevocably changed the way I live, think and write

In 2008, there were no words for what happened to me. Today we call what happened to Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities—the public nonconsensual distribution of sexually explicit photos—revenge porn or cyber bullying or online harassment. I wasn’t naive. I’d been slut-shamed before. But I never considered that people would think my willingness to talk about sexuality precluded me from the expectation of privacy.

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I was in my third year at Harvard, when an ex-boyfriend posted a gallery of nude photos he had taken of me eight months earlier. IvyGate, “an Ivy League blog covering news, gossip, sex, and sports,” picked up the story first, which would later become one of the site’s most popular posts. At the time, I was already in the press for writing what some described as a “sex blog” and it made me well known enough within a certain community—overachieving teenage girls, other Ivy Leaguers and sexually adventurous young women—that media outlets picked up the “story” of my nude photos. Now celebrities such as Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and others whose photos were allegedly hacked and leaked to the Internet, are being subjected to the same thing.

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The public response was harder to stomach than the publication of the photos themselves. I was 20 and not actually in any position of power to protect myself. Unlike actual celebrities, I didn’t have public defenders or managers or lawyers with an interest in defending my reputation. The Harvard administration was not going to stop my peers from passing around my photos, and my classmates couldn’t be expected to be respectful. Because of the violation’s anonymous nature, I felt intensely socially ostracized, isolated and suspicious. There were entire forum threads discussing my body and appearance, and I could never know who had seen or disseminated the photos, so I lived with a constant feeling of being under surveillance. There was not even yet a vocabulary to describe the situation. I knew absolutely no one else that this had happened to.

I stopped living on campus. I stopped blogging about sex and started a Tumblr dedicated to discussing broader feminist/gender issues. Within six months, I picked up a particularly determined online stalker, who, I believe, wouldn’t have fixated on me had my nude photos not been published. The stalker (I never found out who it was, whether it was man or woman or possibly even multiple people) set up countless mirror blogs to harass my readers, posted my new boyfriend’s name, commented on articles I wrote with links to the photos and sent emails to Harvard faculty and administrators about my personal life. Both the stalker and the ex-boyfriend were fueled by the public reaction they received and motivated by the same urge to humiliate a strong, opinionated and otherwise unattainable woman. Eventually, because I didn’t turn in a final paper and therefore didn’t pass a required class, Harvard required that I go on a year-long academic leave.

When I returned, I wrote a senior thesis about sex education and the abstinence movement. I organized a conference reframing the notion of virginity, which received minor press coverage. I started to speak and write about sexual health and empowerment, gaining visibility in the feminist community. Perhaps because of my persistence, my stalker redoubled his efforts to sabotage my career and relationships by posting the names and personal details of my friends, family members, colleagues and readers on smear blogs and forums. He didn’t just want me to suffer; he wanted to discredit the work and reputation of anyone associated with me. By 2012, I had significantly scaled back my involvement in feminism, despite being offered increasingly lucrative opportunities, because the harassment had escalated to such an extent that I simply couldn’t be effective as an activist anymore.

I found myself unable to write, sleep, eat or socialize outside my home. I was not simply having an emotional breakdown but a physical one. I moved to Berlin in 2013, essentially because I lived in constant terror and couldn’t keep up the pretense of being healthy in front of friends, family, colleagues or the readers who had been following my work since I was 20. It felt inauthentic to be espousing sexual and gender liberation when I felt trapped in my own home.

I have experienced the full spectrum of online misogyny: the vengeful violation by someone I once trusted and the invasion of privacy by an obsessed but unknown stalker. In both cases, the perpetrators solicited the approval and attention of strangers and could not have succeeded if their efforts weren’t legitimized by mainstream media and public opinion. It is only now, with a public discussion about cyber harassment and online misogyny, that everyone else is learning what I realized six years ago: that we live in a sick society and the sick people are not young women like me. I was just collateral damage, and so is any woman whose freedom to exist is threatened because she happened to trust or get targeted by someone who couldn’t stand to let her live her life.

I am not the person I used to be before this ordeal. It left me mentally unstable, physically debilitated and socially isolated. I still get extremely anxious in particular social situations. Despite the outward facade of a busy and active social life, I am actually distrustful of others and fearful of intimacy. I interpret benign gestures and comments as hostile, make excuses to not go out and wonder too often what my neighbors think of me. I haven’t been able to keep up with email, and my social media presence has dwindled down to the sporadic Facebook photo of my dogs.

When I turn on my old cell phone the few months a year I am in the U.S., I get phone calls from publicists and producers, and I wonder fleetingly at the life I am missing. But to be honest, I don’t want to be on TV explaining why young men today can be driven by romantic rejection to kill, why women are afraid to use the Internet, why I no longer feel safe in America. What happened to me was not an occupational hazard of feminism. It’s an occupational hazard of being a woman. Men’s bodies are not used as weapons against them, and shame is a language that women have learned from birth. We are told that sex is something that can hurt us, that we have to constantly be on the defensive lest we attract negative attention. If we are criticized or attacked, we are asked what we did to deserve it.

What does it mean that we live in a world where this kind of thing not only happens to people, but also that there is no shortage of spectators happy to gawk and cheer on the perpetrators? Neither the law nor public opinion has been on our side. Women like me, who try to fight back, only turn themselves into bigger targets. We are blamed for not silencing ourselves and not learning our lesson the first time around.

This was a terrorizing invasion of privacy that altered my reality and irrevocably changed the way I live, think and write. It’s hard not to be resentful, but I have found a certain peace in censoring myself, leaving the country and reassessing my relationships. I have noticed also that times are changing. People are beginning to recognize the ugliness around us and the hatred that we carry inside ourselves.

I don’t feel the problem is me anymore, and despite how much this experience has made me and those I love suffer, I now have a far better sense of who I am than when I first started on this path. I can only hope the same for all those who watched me walk it.

Lena Chen is the activist and writer who authored Sex and the Ivy as an undergraduate at Harvard.

https://encyclopediadramatica.se/Patrick_Hamm_and_Lena_Chen

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26368637)



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Date: May 26th, 2015 6:40 PM
Author: sealclubber

fyi, this reads quite a bit different when you think the author is Julie chen from big brother and not lena chen, the self-important tramp blogger

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#27968945)



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Date: May 26th, 2015 6:42 PM
Author: .,.,..,,,.,..,.,.,,,,.,.,.,...,,.,.,,,.,....,


lol, Les Moonves' bitch

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#27968956)



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Date: October 26th, 2014 11:54 PM
Author: .,.,..,,,.,..,.,.,,,,.,.,.,...,,.,.,,,.,....,


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rissel Sep 21, 2014

Isn't this the same Lena Chen who:

--posted nude pics of HERSELF on her blog?? ( https://archive.today/tXEqK )

--gleefully dubbed herself "The Harvard Harlot" in Salon? ( http://www.salon.com/2011/05/24/harvard_harlot_sexual_shame )

--posted videos about sex and her "lopsided" mammary glands? ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fmfbUSA0XA )

--gushed to Marie Claire about her sexual "number"? ( http://www.marieclaire.com/sex-love/relationship-issues/whats-your-sexual-score-4 )

--posted a photo of her face after she "Lewinskyed" a boyfriend? ( http://gawker.com/5011281/worst-overshare-anywhere-ever )

Chen seems to want to have it both ways: exposing herself with a smile when the money and publicity are to her liking, but whining "harassment!" when the public frowns on her excesses. And I can't help but think that, if what she "endured" was so horrific, then why oh why has she spent years squeezing every drop of publicity she can out of it? Move on, Ms. Chen. Get over yourself.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26593757)



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Date: September 4th, 2014 4:57 PM
Author: .,.;./,;;.,;;;;;'';';';

Revenge porn is degenerate

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26267384)



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Date: September 4th, 2014 5:16 PM
Author: .,.,..,,.,,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,.,.,:,.,.:.,:.,:.::..


Maybe, but how dumb does a woman have to be to let her bf take nude pictures of her.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26267481)



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Date: September 4th, 2014 5:30 PM
Author: .,.;./,;;.,;;;;;'';';';

it depends on how long they've been dating

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26267592)



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Date: August 8th, 2016 5:10 PM
Author: Redpillary Badminton the Asian MRA (playing with gay dog boners since 2013)

guarantee you 100% of women over the age of 18 with bfs have let their bfs do this including 200 IQ women

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#31136671)



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Date: August 8th, 2016 5:14 PM
Author: .,.,...,;..,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,.,.,:,,,.:.,:.,:.::,.


Maybe, but how dumb does a woman have to be to BITCH ABOUT LEAKED PICS after she's let her bf take nude pictures of her?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#31136698)



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Date: September 21st, 2014 3:40 PM
Author: .,.,..,,,.,..,.,.,,,,.,.,.,...,,.,.,,,.,....,


Wait. So does this Lena chick do anything but milk a 5+ year old story for publicity anymoar?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26368131)



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Date: September 21st, 2014 3:40 PM
Author: #fuckbots4incels

Changed? She's still a vapid cunt as far as I can tell.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26368139)



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Date: September 21st, 2014 5:18 PM
Author: .,.,..,,,.,..,.,.,,,,.,.,.,...,,.,.,,,.,....,


oc, tcr

AsianStudent blogs about Patrick Hamm "sleepraping" her lol

http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=795307&forum_id=2

I woke up Saturday morning with my cheek pressed into Patrick's chest and Patrick Hamm's hands softly gripping my back. My skin was sticky against Patrick's, and when I gently pulled away from him, I felt the faintest sting, as if I had peeled off a layer of myself in the process. His body had absorbed mine overnight.

I yawned and got on my side, turning away from him. I was awake, but barely, and I would’ve headed straight back into slumber if it weren’t for the three alarms — his desk lamp, his watch, and his cell phone — going off at ten minute intervals, much to my annoyance. He kept pressing snooze. Instead of deep sleep, I drifted in and out of consciousness for the next hour while he slipped one arm beneath my neck, the other around my waist, pulled me closer, and breathed into my ear. He touched his lips to my neck. I pressed my ass back against his crotch and felt him harden. We were both still half-asleep when I turned my head all the way around to kiss him. His mouth felt hot and I was hungry for it, even or maybe especially, in the morning when he tasted slightly bitter.

“You feel better?” Patrick Hamm (Berlin) asked. He pulled away and rested his fingertips on my cheek. I nodded.

“Good,” Patrick Hamm (sociology) said. “Then maybe I won’t be as nice I was last night.”

He let his hand drop, lingering at my throat to briefly encircle it. I swallowed and closed my eyes. Practically asleep again, I started to murmur something about not being in the mood.

“You what?” Patrick Hamm demanded fiercely. I jolted from my haze. His hand was back around my neck now, tighter this time. I hesitated before answering.

“I’m … tired,” I said carefully. “I don’t feel like having sex.”

“You don’t feel like it?”

He made it sound like the most inadequate explanation he’d ever heard. I shook my head. I felt like a girl.

“If you don’t feel like it,” Patrick Hamm continued. “Then you shouldn’t have woken me up by rubbing your ass against my cock and making out with me.”

Patrick Hamm (sociology) had a wicked look on his face, the same one he had when he dragged me around his living room by the hair and forced my head down on his cock so hard that I had to strain to catch my breath. He didn’t have to say a word and I knew I was fucked. I was going to be fucked by Patrick Hamm.

“I’m sorry,” I whispered.

His grip tightened.

Patrick Hamm's grip tightened, and I started to gasp for breath. Even though sex had been the very last thing on my mind when we went to bed, I couldn’t help getting wet from the feel of his hands around my neck. By the time he forced open my mouth with his cock, I was eager to spread my legs for him. He always pushed it a little deeper than what I could comfortably take. He was more than halfway down my throat when I couldn’t stand it anymore and had to pull away. Patrick Hamm asked me if I wanted him to fuck me and I nodded yes.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26368617)



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Date: May 26th, 2015 6:35 PM
Author: Carl 'The International Superstar' Froch

Whoa

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#27968908)



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Date: May 26th, 2015 6:43 PM
Author: sealclubber

as a guy with a cock

and a mouth

i can say with the utmost confidence that you cannot force open a mouth with a cock

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#27968960)



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Date: August 8th, 2016 5:11 PM
Author: Redpillary Badminton the Asian MRA (playing with gay dog boners since 2013)

(ron jeremy)

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#31136674)



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Date: September 21st, 2014 5:27 PM
Author: my dog takes more 7.5 mi constitutionals than I do (and he's neutered)

I think we should all band together to make it up to her. Say, fundraise for one-way ticket for her to go someplace with no Internet access.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#26368657)



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Date: June 7th, 2015 12:17 AM
Author: john titor



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#28058708)



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Date: October 4th, 2015 7:31 PM
Author: .,,.,...,..,,,.,:.,:,..,,:::,..,,:,.,.:..:.,:.::,.


Update: http://www.LenaChen.com is now dead :(

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#28899410)



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Date: August 8th, 2016 10:44 AM
Author: .,.,...,;..,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,.,.,:,,,.:.,:.,:.::,.


Lena Chen was such a "victim" of revenge porn that... she was posting nude photos of herself at the same fucking time under the stage name Elle Peril

http://elleperil.com

Lena Chen is a writer and visual artist based in Berlin. She is working on Book of Shadows, a collection of poetry, prose and imagery about time travel and dreams.

Ask Lena Chen a Question: http://elleperil.com/ask

Email Lena Chen: theberlinexperiment@gmail.com

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#31133804)



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Date: August 7th, 2017 1:18 PM
Author: .,.,.,,..,.,,..,,....,.,.,.,.,., (aias)




(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=2664812&forum_id=2#33935702)