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I First Became A Beatles Fan When...
11 December 2011
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Okay everyone, I thought I would post this in hope for some people to write back and say how/when/why The Beatles first became introduced into their lives, in my case it was December 25th 2009, nearly two years since I've been a fan. I posted when I first knew them on Tumblr so instead of writing it all out again, I thought I would be a 21st century teenager by copying and pasting in onto here. Incase you were wondering, here's my Tumblr URL http://imhappyjusttodancewithg.....umblr.com/

This is how it is on Tumblr.I wrote this back in early July. Hope some will read it and hope some will post back with their experiences, I really like to find out about how people got into The Beatles. Thanks for reading the awfully long post.

 

The Moment That Changed My Life

By reading the title, most of you will probably ignore what I’m about to say. I don’t care if you don’t read it, I just want to get this out. Here I sit at 5:53am telling a story that most people won’t even read. What if I say it’s Beatle related, then some people will take an interest. Yep, I bet your ears perked right up when I mentioned that famous 7 letter word. B-E-A-T-L-E-S. This story is about when I first got into The Beatles. A moment I’ll never forget. This is the moment that changed my life - for the better.

It was December 25th 2009. An excited14 year old was awake early to open her Christmas gifts. That 14 year old was me. I woke up and went downstairs with my twin sister and my mum and dad. Like every year, there were three piles of presents. One for me, one for my sister and there was always one pile in the middle. The pile in the middle always has the biggest gifts. Being one of a twin, we had to practically devote our livesto sharing. And that’s what the pile was. Every year this routine happened. We’d both open our own presents separately and then open the presents in the middle, together.

I can remember opening my presents and then opening the big presents. Usually there would be three or four big presents. Me and my sister attacked the presents, viciously ripping the wrapping paper off. It was The Beatles Rock Band. I was already into Rock Band, I have 4 Rock Band games and you could imagine my surprise when it was The Beatles. I don’t know why it was The Beatles? I have heard of them because my auntie and my Nanahave always liked them. As I began playing the game later on in the day, I noticed I ACTUALLY knew a few songs like ‘Yellow Submarine’ and ‘Here Comes The Sun’. That was probably one of the very first Beatle-y things I owned, well shared.

Like every other Christmas, we would open our presents, play with them for about an hour, take a few pictures and have a cuppa. Then we’d go up my Nana’s house. She only lived about 5 houses away up the road, so getting away with wearing your PJ’s was pretty simple. The four of us, walking up the road in nothing more than PJ’s, dressing gowns and slip-ons. We were such a trendy family.

When up my Nana’s, she would take the odd picture whilst we all opened our presents. Yep, you’ve guessed it. More Beatle related items for me. I can remember opening a present and it was a book called ‘Images Of The Beatles’, I’ll talk more about that later. Second was a CD, ‘Live At The BBC’ and then finally I received a t-shirt. It was the four of them posing circa 1968, at thetime, of course, I did not have a brain full of Beatles info. I can remembersaying “Yeah! Now I can wear this t-shirt to Liverpool!” My mum and dad must have been psychic. They had booked our trip to Liverpool EVEN before I was obsessed with them. Now that’s got to be more than a coincidence.

A few days later I can remember my best friend phoning me and asking me what I had got for Christmas. I can remember telling her that my Nana got me some Beatles things and I can remember saying “My Nana thinks I’m obsessed with The Beatles”. But little did I know in less than two months I would be mad about them. It was like that moment when Aunt Mimi said to John “The guitar’s all very well, John, but you’ll never make a living at it”. It was a moment like that. A quote that I probably will never forget.

I can remember sitting on my bed with my new Beatle book looking through the pictures trying to guess who was who. The pictures were mostly in black and white so that didn’t really help the situation. I had a framed picture of Abbey Road on my wall, I don’t know why, I also had a framed picture of a New York skyline. I’ve still got them today, in the same position. I remember staring at my Abbey Road picture trying to guess which Beatle was which. Nowadays, I can easily identify which Beatle is which just by looking at their mouths, or even eyes. Over the upcoming months, I would by ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and then went on to buy other CD’s. I can remember going to London in February 2010. I had bought loads of Beatles merch, including my first poster. You do the math. December 2009 - February 2010. In less than two months I was hooked. I couldn’t stop singing their catchy tunes. Today I sit here now at 6:32am nearly finishing my story. I would have been quicker but my typing is very loud when I type fast, and being the amazing daughter I am, I didn’t want to wake up my mum and dad.

The purpose of this was to get it off my chest. I’d been thinking about it practically all night. I would also suggest you to write your moment that changed your life. Could be Beatles related or not. It’s about sharing experiences. Hopefully those of you who have had the courtesy to read this did actually enjoy it.It is now 6:41am and I have finished writing. This shows how much dedication I have towards The Beatles. Thank you all once again, and a big thank you to John, Paul, George and Ringo.???

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a-hard-days-night-john-6 Ohh, it isn't too long at all, and was nice to read. I suppose most members have posted their "Beatles fandom" in the introduction topic, but I can't see no harm for making a topic just for that purpose. I suppose your family wanted you to "inherit" the Beatles, lucky you.

 

I think I have already posted mine somewherea-hard-days-night-ringo-7 But nevermind, I like thinking about it anyway. About 5 years ago, or so, I have my first beatles related memory. Of course it's more likely that I had heard of them before, heard some of their songs (like Yellow Submarine and Yesterday, which are popular around here), but it was a certain music lesson that caught my attention. Thinking back, that teacher must have been some sort of a fan, since the amount of Beatles exceeded the amount os Sibelius in our classes. So, she had given as all music books that had and asked us to open it on x page. And there was a picture of the four of them, and I remember thinking; "They were that popular but still look so ugly? Except for Paul. Their music really must have been something"a-hard-days-night-george-5 To my defence, I must say that the picture I saw must have been the most hideous group picture ever taken of them. So I suppose after that, we sang something, but I can't remember what. Let it be, perhaps?

 

So, as the classes went by, she began shoving us material of the Beatles. I remember seeing "Help!" or rather, hearing it, for I am the same as John: my eyesight is poor but I hate wearing classes a-hard-days-night-ringo-12So around that time the world was rather blurry. I didn't really like the movie (or the part we saw of it); especially the song Help. ( I still don't like it). After that, we sang some Beatles songs on her classes, Let it Be, Penny Lane and Yesterday, I think, but I wasn't too impressed. As a result of this "education" I managed to remember their names, however (although I occasionally forgot Ringo's, sorry)

 

When I was about 15 to 16 years old, I saw a document of Lennon, I think. Or something other that grasped my interest in him, and I noticed that my dad owned a "Lennon legends" cd, and of course, I listened to it. And loved it a-hard-days-night-john-6 I played it so often that the cd broke, or perhaps it was too old anyway. And I read a book of him, since my dad already had it in his shelf, and can you guess who wrote that book? Goldman. *headbang* Since I was a naive Little Child, and knew nothing about him, it wasn't easy for me to discern which parts were true and which weren't. Of course, now I know that it's hard to find ANY part in that book that is trutful a-hard-days-night-ringo-13 But as it was, I was deeply traumatized by it, especially the part concerning Stuart. "He killed his close, dear, best friend?? I can't believe it!"

 

For about two years I remained as a rather passive Lennon fan, watching some documents about him now and then, or live records of his concerts ( in one of them, George played and sang  "Here Comes The Sun", and I thought it was incredibly boring. When I heard a studio recording of the same song, I "naturally" thought it was Lennon, since "how would George be able to sing so well?") I figured I could get a pair of "Lennon eyeglasses", but I didn't, and remained as a blind bata-hard-days-night-ringo-12

 

But last autumn... I got Norman's Lennon book as a present. By that time, I had a better idea of his life that you would get from Goldman's book, so I wasn't ready to just "suck up" everything. But it turned out the book was brilliant, well, at least in my opinion (although I can see why some people wouldn't like it). But the most important aspect of the book was that it introduced me to Beatles's music again. I was shocked to hear some of their songs, "How can this be the same band that would play "Love Me Do?" and began to listen to them more closely. I was too endorsed in my Stuart fandom, however, (another effect of that book stuart-sutcliffe), to really "get into it", so during the following months I morphed into John's fan into Stuart's fan and finally, into Beatles's fan. And that's about it.

 

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My parents had a few beatles cassettes (love songs, pepper, 20 greatest hits) that would always be played on family holidays.  One night my brothers and me found their vinyl collection and would play either love songs or pepper. That developed into playing the other beatles lps (in total there were around 6 or 7) before or after school (i remember playing side 3 of love songs over and over again and writing out a punishment exercise very early in the morning so my parents didnt find out whilst listening to Pepper side 2 (skipping within you, without you)). And it grew from there into a passion.

Later on i was in the Barras (a famous Glasgow market that specialises in the counterfeight and police raids) and discovered the first 4 albums in stereo with bonus tracks and a host of unknown albums that made no sense. The wonderful magical frustrating world of bootlegs (frustrating because some sellers would sell crap fakes that suffered from cd rot) was unveiled. And it became a healthy obsession. And its been that way ever since.

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This is strange ... I was about to start this thread - probably based on something someone said on another thread.

I had just turned 10 when I was introduced to the Beatles; it was a jolting introduction.

I'd never paid attention to the radio. But what was there to listen to? The best selling song in the US the previous year had been "Dominique" by, yes, The Singing Nun (check it out: it really is a nun singing in her habit).

Like everyone else, every Sunday night I'd watch the Ed Sullivan Show with the family.

And then, suddenly, on Feb 9 1964, there they were.

I had my eyes transfixed on the screen during the entire show, and the next day went on a long queue to buy Meet the Beatles. I've bought this album many times over, but I still have my original copy - thoroughly worn through like an old pair of shoes.

For the next six years, every single, album, and movie release was a delicious experience.

It's hard to believe that by the time I turned 16, it was over.

Being used to a Beatle release every few months, I might have gone into withdrawal. But the sorrow of their breakup was tempered by my soon going off to college; there were promising acts on the horizon (Led Zeppelin, Elton John). I still had Jimi Hendrix (not for long), the Doors (not for long), Janice Joplin (not for long),....

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I can't remember when I became a Beatle fan... my sisters were so the Beatles have been part of my life since I was born.

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When i got the Sgt Pepper's remaster on 9-9-09.a-hard-days-night-john-6

I felt rad.

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Woah, that is long ago…

 

I'm probably one of the newest beatle fan from this site…

Well when I was little my dad had a lot of DVD's with music from the 50's 60's and 70's and one from The Beatles (The first visit to USA) and I loved them. I still remember myself screaming at the TV hahaha. I loved Paul and Ringo, mostly because they smiled a lot, specially Ringo, so Ringo was my favorite and Paul the cutest. I used to think that John was ugly and George was hideous. (I'm sorry George paul-mccartney

I didn't listen to them for some years.. I just knew the songs that everybody knew…

In that lap of time I listened to anything my sister listened. But I also listened embarrasing music which I won't mention here…

Anyways, in 2010 I listened to heavy metal (Now it scares me hahaha) but then in september 2010 my love grew with a band and the singer. The band's name is "Soda Stereo" yup, I've mentioned them a lot here. After that I started to distinguish real music with mediocre music (well that's what I think) and I still love them, which is weird on me because my obsessions only last like a few months or something. And it's been a year. But some months ago like in September/October I started listenening to Beatle songs like Across The Universe, ob la di ob la da, etc and then I found on youtube Revolver (full album) and I listened to it every night or when I was doing big home work. Then Rubber Soul and White Album, and so on. Also, is weird that it's just december and I've got a pretty big obsession now… It's funny how a friend of mine used to show me songs like Strawberry Fields Forever and I liked it but didn't go crazy, also While My Guitar Gently Weeps (not the White Album version) that's the only one that I loved. And also how I used to not care about George and now he's so important. Funny things indeed. Anyways, thanks for reading a-hard-days-night-george-8

 

Edit: I just remembered why I looked for Beatle songs. On the Rolling Stone (magazine) I was looking at the best albums (500) and a lot were from the beatles and I thought: "Do all these people say that they're the best because "everyone" says so?" so I started listening to see if they really were and you know? Now I really know that they truly are the best a-hard-days-night-george-10

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This is gonna be long and probably confusing so brace yourselves. ( I will try to write it kinda like a novel so it's easier to understand) and ps sorry in advanced for all the typos.

September 27 2010. The day my life changed forever. Also the day i made the biggest mistake of my life ever. It may sound sappy, but that's how it happened. I guess I could credit my Beatles obsession to my dad, because he was the one who liked them, had a few of their CDs, and always played his iTunes on shuffle. "Hello Goodbye" came on and I remnered it from that target commercial awhile ago. (before that the only Beatles song i really knew was elanor rigbet because my sisters marching band played it) Hearing Hello Goodbye again, I forgot how good of a song it was, so I put it on my iPod. I realized that it was a Beatles song, so I decided to look them up on Wikipedia. I saw that little picture of all their faces from that famous picture of them in America And I thought "wow how do you tell them apart?" (which today is a crazy thought to me). Anyway, I got fascinated with trying to tell them apart that I didn't really read the article, I just looked at the pictures. Then I googled pictures of them and kept trying to tell them appart. (I was always able to find Paul the eaiset, probably because I thought he was the cutest) I started to realize how hot I thought they were. (I was a hormone crazed teenager (and still am) so don blame me, blame the hormones) do I searched "the Beatles" on YouTube, and found a video of them playing I Saw Her Standing There. Within 10 seconds I was in love. I then listened to Twist And Shout. It was amazing. Now I realize that if the song I happened to listen to then was say, strawberry feilds, I would like their later stuff more than their older stufff (which I prefer alot more now) so anyway, I used a YouTube audio ripper (I know it's illegal but this was before they were on iTunes so please don't turn me in) and got them on my iPod. Then I went back to my dads iTunes and took a few more of their songs (mostly the ones he had played the most because I didn't know any of the other ones) The thing is when all this was happening, no one was in the room so they didn't see how I was getting this great music. That how I made the biggest mistake of my life on that day. I didn't tell anyone about what I had discovered.
The best band ever.
After that I eventually stopped listening to all my other music. It was just thoes few Beatles songs I had. Over the next few weeks I took more songs from my dads iTunes and put it on my iPod. I realized that I was obsessed at this point. When ever my parent weren't home I would listen to more of their music on YouTube, loom at their pictures and collect them into a folder that I secretly named somthing random so they would see it. You probably thinking to yourself "wha kinda crazy girl dosent tell anyone that they are obsessed with a band"? Well here's the thing. It was like love at first sight. I just all of a sudden, in one day, started to love them. If all of a sudden someone you knew became obsessed with justin bieber and had a ton I pictures of him on their computer, you would probably think they are weird right? That was the problem I had. So I just kept it a secret.

(Ok if your geting bored you can stop reading here because this next half is just me rambling on about my issues and you probably don't care)

I think my dad kind knowes because he went on my top 25 most played and played the number one "I Saw Her Standing There" to wake me up in the morning one day. Right when that song came on it felt like my heart had stopped. I thought he knew about the obsession. I was so embarrassed. He never said anything about how my top 25 was all Beatles music though.. But then another day he was talking about the Beatles and he said that "I like them but they are just any other band" I almost lost my cool. It bugs me so much now, because I could have told him about how amazing I thought they were right then. I have had at least 3 chances and I blew it. I have told my sister, so she knows I love the Beatles, and I have told my friends, but I never like them talking about how I am obsessed in front of my parents. Its like I want to tell them but I just think that they would think I'm weird, or that I am crazy. That's why I love this site so much, because it makes me feel like I'm not the only one who has a locker decked out in Beatles pictures! That's another problem I have. I see these Beatles t shirts and want th so bad, but thence parent would see them. My one other friend who likes the Beatles gae me one as a gift, but it's still just akward for me to be in front of my parent with it on. My sister got me one of ther old American albums on a record at a garage sale and I loved it, but I just felt like I couldent go crazy about it (Lke I wish I could have) in front of my parents when she gave it to me. I just wih they would know about my obsessiont so I could print out pictures of them and put it on my walls iny room and draw hearts on their faces. I guess part of the reason why I cant tell them is because of my OCD. Yes I actually have OCD. I'm not making that up, I and legally diagnosed with it and take pills for it. Dont think I'm a crazy mental person, because honestly, I'm not.

Wow. That was really long. Litteraly I have been siting here typing that for 30 minutes. But I hope you under stand it and I know it's mostly about my crazy issues, but it feels good to get that out somehow. I may print it out and just give it to my mom and dad. Ha they would be pretty confused. But thanks for taking the time to read!

I liked The Beatles before it was cool. (as in, I like all their music before 1965. I mean, I still like their later stuff but am very picky about what songs I like, while their older stuff I love it all. I am just not a fan of drugged out Beatles. Drugs scare me.) [  ] Single [  ] Taken [X] Mentally dating Paul McCartney George fell off the bandwagon! (inside joke)
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I used to think that John was ugly and George was hideous. (I'm sorry George paul-mccartney)

 

I know how it feelsa-hard-days-night-ringo-13... But still, I think George did something to his eyebrows after 64

 

And Mrs.McCarrison, (seriously, I love your name a-hard-days-night-john-6). Your story was hilarious, in a good way of course. Wow. You could make a real novel out of it.

 

a-hard-days-night-george-4 I don't think I have actually told my parents, either. But I suppose they kind of WTF BEATLES ON THE TV! (I wanna hold your hand) *goes crazy* ...ok, that was random. ... started to realize when every second sentence of mine was related to the Beatles in one way or another. "It's Pete Best's birthday today!" "The who?" "Beatles's drummer before Ringo" *sigh*. But, I think you should progress slowly with telling your parents, perhaps, because you are right, they could be shocked if you suddenly pronounced to be a beatle maniac or something a-hard-days-night-ringo-4And there is nothing to be ashamed of because you have OCD-why should there be? You can do it. Good luck

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it all started on the beggining of May in 2010. I was in my older brother's room again, we were talking and listening to some music on his computer. and then It's Only Love Came on. I really liked it and I asked him who sings it. he said Beatles. I knew them, 'cause my father's a fan but I didn't really pay much attention to their music. so, I asked my brother if he had any CD and he said he "stole" Anthology 2 from my father and that I can take them. so me, my little brother and my parents went to France by car a couple of days later, and we were listening to Anthology 2 and I started to love these guys. then when we came back I got ill so I didn't go to school for 2 weeks. and all I was doing was reading and listening to Beatles. then I got obsessed. I don't remember what my friends were thinking then, but they eventually got used to it. so here I am, loving The Beatles Eight Days A Week, all because of my brother, who isn't a big fan of The Beatles at all. 

 

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Mrs Maccarrison.

 

I'm with you. My Dad HATES The Beatles. blue-meanie

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I'm loving these stories. So far my favorite paragraph is...

JaiGuruDevaOm said:

Like every other Christmas, we would open our presents, play with them for about an hour, take a few pictures and have a cuppa. Then we’d go up my Nana’s house. She only lived about 5 houses away up the road, so getting away with wearing your PJ’s was pretty simple. The four of us, walking up the road in nothing more than PJ’s, dressing gowns and slip-ons. We were such a trendy family.

 

That is my favorite because I grew up in a small village where stuff like that went on all the time. It brings back some awesome Christmas memories. I've posted my earliest Beatles memories a few times, so I really enjoy reading others. What a refreshing thread.

Nicely done.a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

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It was 1964 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  I was a ten-year kid just getting into the music scene (top 40).  All the neighborhood kids were talking about the Beatles.  Beatles, Beatles, Beatles.  Beatle sweatshirts, Beatle magazines, Beatle lunchboxes, and best of all... Beatle records in the music shop.  Myself, and 4 other kids made instruments out of plywood and cardboard boxes.  We wore my sister's wigs and lip-synched to Beatle songs on the radio.  There were so many Beatle hits at the time that one would only have to wait ten minutes, or so, between their songs.  Neighborhood kids would come and listen.  Almost embarassing to think about it.  Within a couple of years, we would trade in our cardboard guitars for the real stuff.  Forty-seven years now and I still play guitar and have a Beatle haircut.  Who would have thought it?

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a-hard-days-night-paul-6 Such a cute scene and memory, seriously.

Oh and welcome JamesB a-hard-days-night-george-8

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Welcome JamesB! Sounds like we're of the same vintage. (See above.)

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I first remember hearing the Beatles on car trips around France with my family in the early 00s. My dad had 1, Bowie's greatest hits and a selection of "oldies" burned onto a CD which we listened to on repeat for two weeks. Truth be told, I thought the Beatles were pretty shocking- their songs all seemed to be simplistic songs about people loving other people and how great love is. I don't think I registered the later songs as being Beatles songs. I remember loving the ending to Hey Jude- I imagine my brother and I drove my parents up the wall- as well as thinking that the line "Major Tom's a junkie" from Ashes To Ashes was "Major Tom's a drum kit".

Despite thinking the Beatles were just lucky that all the simplistic songs hadn't been written when they started out, I couldn't help asking my dad (born about two weeks after the release of Love Me Do) a barrage of questions about this band.

What songs have they released lately? None, they broke up at the end of the 60s.

Did they break up because it was the end of the 60s? No, they broke up because John Lennon married someone the others didn't like (or something like that- I remember Yoko being mentioned).

Will they get back together? No, John Lennon was shot in New York.

Who is John Lennon? He's the singer on some of the songs.

Why did he get shot? I think my dad got him muddled up with Martin Luther King at this point and told me something about civil rights. He might have been talking about the protests against 'nam, either way, he didn't really know, but I didn't realise that at the time.

I didn't really continue my interest after our holiday, but a few years later, my teacher had our class analyse "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" in our English classes for about a week. In hindsight I wish it had been "I Am The Walrus" for the massive irony. I claimed it was just nonsense and our teacher was looking into it too much, one of the boys in the class claimed it was about drugs and cited Paul McCartney (after all, the song was credited to Lennon/McCartney).

Few years later I heard some kids take the piss out of Octopus's Garden, checked it out on YouTube, and then moved from there to I Am The Walrus and some other songs, as well as checking out 1 again. When the Beatles remasters came out, my dad bought me Revolver, which I loved, and then for Christmas I got Pepper, Abbey Road and the White Album. I've since expanded out in both directions, and I'm now a firm fan.

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My mom played nothing but Beatles records and an occassional Beach Boys records when I was growing up in the early 70's.  Then when driving in the car, seemed like all they played was Beatles.  Went to my dad's best friends house and could hear Rubber Soul and Revolver playing all the time.  It was really the only music I knew until high school.

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Wow, these stories are great!

Mrs.McCarrison Please don't be afraid of your obsession. I don't know how my mum and dad took it because I was always obsessed with things when I was younger, it was just like a phase. I bet they were thinking that my love for the Beatles was just a phase, but here I am, nearly two years later, still in love with them.

 

I do hope that they understand. My family have had to put up with me fangirling all hours about them. If anything, they should support your love for this band (the rest of my family support me if anything. They save my newspaper articles about them) I really wish that you will tell them one day. Good luck :)

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