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The room is warmly lighted and filled with card tables covered with checked tablecloths, on which are large sheets of drawing paper, cups of crayons and markers, and small vases of flowers. You're asked to sit four to a table, and after some introductory remarks, the room is turned loose on a question. You and your tablemates kick into a lively discussion in no time, jotting down significant points on the drawing paper and occasionally sketching diagrams for each other.

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