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<?xml version="1.0"?>
  <expandtemplates xml:space="preserve">I love playing in the sand.

==User Functions Testing==
{{#ifanon:You are anonymous.|You are not anonymous.}}

{{#ifblocked:You are blocked.|You are not blocked.}}

{{#ifsysop:You are a sysop.|You are not a sysop.}}
Your Username: {{#username:alt}}

Your Email: {{#useremail:alt}}

Your Nickname: {{#nickname:alt}}</expandtemplates>