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rsync --exclude not excluding

I'm using rsync on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with the following script to back up all of /, however, whenever I run the script (as root), the directory /backup is included, when it should be ...
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Is it necessary to include the /run directory in backups?

I use a variant of the simple script below from the Community Ubuntu Documentation described tar -cvpzf backup.tar.gz --exclude=/backup.tar.gz --exclude=/proc --exclude=/lost+found --exclude=/sys ...
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How to handle these variables in rsync exclude file?

I have an ignore file for rsync but I can't figure out how to ignore this string of file names and the username: ...
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What directories to/not backup

I'm setting up rsnapshot to backup a production LAMP server. These are the directories that currently are going to be backed up. /home /etc /usr/local /root /var What directories can I exclude ...