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SQL CASE Expression, ELSE  run "ALL"

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I am using the following  case expression in an Oracble/PeopleSoft database:
CASE :1
WHEN 'bbbbb' THEN B. DEPTID in ('50000','11100','22200','333300)
WHEN 'aaaaa' THEN B. DEPTID in ('41111', 77700, "99900)
else 0
END
How would I change the else to ELSE run all departments.  (:1 is a prompt that indicates a userID).  When the UserId is not either 'aaaaa' or 'bbbbb', I need the query to run all departments  Note:  without the CASE expression, the query runs all departments.  
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CASE :1
WHEN 'bbbbb' THEN B. DEPTID in ('50000','11100','22200','333300)
WHEN 'aaaaa' THEN B. DEPTID in ('41111', 77700, "99900)
else 1=1
END
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by:syhctl
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Thanks - that was probably a stupid question, but sometimes the brain just ain't functioning.
Syhctl
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