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Long cooling before pitching — aerate now or later?

This is a follow-up to this question: Long cooling before pitching -- read that for background. I aerate to add oxygen to my wort by pouring back and forth between buckets. If I wait before ...
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How do you cool wort?

More specifically, what methods exist to cool your wort after the boil, and what are there respective pros/cons?
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How do you cool a lager on a budget?

What techniques would you suggest for cooling a lager during the lagering phase? Further, how important is the stability of that temperature?