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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    I tried it a few times when I was in Moscow, and I'd say like most of the offerings from MFK (aside from the Oud line) it's somewhat tame and will probably be easy enough to wear. I liked it enough...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.25297.jpg
  3. Re: Four Seasons Products - AVOID AVOID AVOID

    Called twice more, left two messages and the last threatened to file a dispute with my credit card unless they got in touch before the end of the day. Two days later I received an e-mail showing a...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Both from Beautyspin. Quick delivery, would definitely buy from again.

    http://g.nordstromimage.com/imagegallery/store/product/Large/11/_6633931.jpg
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  5. Re: Four Seasons Products - AVOID AVOID AVOID

    This was my second time dealing with them. First time there were no issues and 50% was a good buy. But after this latest experience, no sale in the world will get me back to their website.
  6. Re: Four Seasons Products - AVOID AVOID AVOID

    That's more or less, aside from the refund, what's happened here. No communication to speak of, at all, has been initiated by them to keep me updated about the order.
  7. Four Seasons Products - AVOID AVOID AVOID

    I am absolutely livid as I sit here to type this. I heard the the utter horror show that was customer service with this merchant but until I experienced it myself I would have never believed such...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Got it a few days ago:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.24060.jpg
  9. Re: Four Seasons 4th of July 20% OFF 5 Day Sale!!

    Oh I'm good either way, I'll try to find out tomorrow :). Thanks for the help.

    - - - Updated - - -

    It's now been 10 days since I placed my order. I've sent an e-mail, called and left a...
  10. Re: Four Seasons 4th of July 20% OFF 5 Day Sale!!

    I'm sad to say I did not. I placed an order with them previously that went through smoothly without my ever having to call them, so I figured they resolved those issues.
  11. Re: Four Seasons 4th of July 20% OFF 5 Day Sale!!

    Anyone place an order? It's been more than three days since I placed mine and no updates aside from order confirmation...
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.23083.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.28054.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Got a great deal on this from Duty Free while in Europe.

    http://laroshe.ru/upload/iblock/746/74f71a75-0bbc-11e0-abc2-0030486260e3.jpeg
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    http://www.aedes.com/assets/images/productimages/tdc/675.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.21548.jpg

    Definitely a similar vibe to Ambre Narguile and Dolcelisir.
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    [CONUS] Re: FS: Fueguia Xocoatl, TF Sahara Noir, Mancera Roses & Chocolate, and more

    Bump
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    That was just a random picture I found online. But the tester I have of ressurextion comes with a different top, they changed them at some point. The two I received from Hautelook are exactly like...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Glad you like them! :)
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Which ones did you get from X-Ray? And how are you liking them??

    Just received:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.25967.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Back up bottles of X-Ray Profumo Resurrextion and Morphine arrived today :)

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.15162.jpg
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    [CONUS] Re: FS: Fueguia Xocoatl, TF Sahara Noir, Mancera Roses & Chocolate, and more

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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Found myself by Barney's and Bergdorf and did some shopping. I have to say, I was more or less disgusted by my experience in NYC Barney's. The few times I've visited and purchased something have...
  24. Re: NEW: Byredo Oliver Peoples EDP (Byredo + Oliver Peoples Collab)

    I've stepped a bit away from Oliver Peoples for the moment. The two latest purchases were from Cartier and Mykita. Really impressed with both.
  25. Re: NEW: Byredo Oliver Peoples EDP (Byredo + Oliver Peoples Collab)

    I'm a big fan of a few Oliver Peoples (although not the design that comes with this Byredo). I only prefer a few of their styles and I think 'Oliver Peoples West' is a big let down. But I haven't...
  26. Re: RXR Porfumo on Sale at Hautelook until April 18

    In regards to international orders only Canada and Australia are mentioned:
    Q: What are the international shipping rates?

    A: Shipping rates start at $10.95 for Canada and $22.95 for Australia....
  27. Re: RXR Porfumo on Sale at Hautelook until April 18

    I tried them all at one point but the only two that resonated with me were Morphine and Resurrextion. I paid full price for Morphine and got a tester of Resurrextion for a good deal on Ebay. But...
  28. RXR Porfumo on Sale at Hautelook until April 18

    All six of the original collection (I believe) are on sale for $89. I'm a big fan of Morphine and Resurrextion, got back ups of both. Both are no longer available at Barneys.com it seems and a new...
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    [CONUS] Re: FS: Fueguia Xocoatl, TF Sahara Noir, Mancera Roses & Chocolate, and more

    Bump, removed sold.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Lucky you :). Wish my skin did the same. I usually pick up pure malt from the scarf I'm wearing.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Wear it a few times if you can. I've had it on for 3 or 4 days and my mind has somewhat changed, to be honest. I'm starting to enjoy it more but for me I could instantly recognize A*Men in this...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    On my skin the dry-down (which can begin probably an hour after applying) screams A*Men. Missing a tar note doesn't negate the comparison; Pure Leather is similar in its dry down as well, and it's...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Just got it today at Macy's. Put some on my forearm and I'm trying to figure out how I feel about it. I've tried most of what Mugler offers, I currently own Pure Havane, Malt, Coffee and A*Men and...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    http://parfum-homme.prime-beaute.com/files/2015/01/Amen-ultra-zest-pub.jpg
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian- Ciel de Gum

    Considering it was around the same price a year ago, this is a much better deal with the low ruble :)
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I noticed the same. The large bottle of L'homme was going for around $50 and a day or so after I purchased mine, the remaining bottle was listed at over $70.
  37. Re: What is the general consensus of Jo Malone?

    That's probably the best description. They're somewhat simple offerings but they're nice. Problem is, when you get as far into 'fragrances' as most on this forum are, Jo Malone is inevitably...
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I have to be honest and say I mistook the LP. No. 9 for the men's, but I'll take the women's and give someone a nice gift :).
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Thank you :). I had my fingers crossed for another sample of Exceptional...because, I am :)
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Wasn't included :(
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    Showed up today:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.7053.jpg

    http://www.punmiris.com/himg/o.14302.jpg
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Mine showed up today as well. Two out of three pretty much full, the L'Homme was the worst, I'd say 90-95%. Still, not bad for about $50.

    http://i.imgur.com/8ABrcjB.jpg
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I was doing so well not buying more fragrances for about a month or so and this pulled me back in. Thanks a lot guys. Got a back up of L'Homme, 6.7oz, back up of Eau Sauvage Parfum, and...
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    Re: Bond No 9 thoughs

    No worries. I enjoyed reading your exchange but was just a bit confused by that last part :).
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    Re: Bond No 9 thoughs

    Thanks for the explanation. I completely agree that the fragrance aesthetic of bond no 9 is quite similar to designer offerings (or Creed to some extent), thus rather banal. In regards to assigning...
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    Re: Bond No 9 thoughs

    I don't really see the connection you're making, claiming it's aesthetic is designer yet it's postmodern. What, if I may ask, criteria are you going by?
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    Re: Bond No 9 thoughs

    Bond No. 9 will always be associated with a bad memory for me. The first time I purchased a 'niche' fragrance was from Bond no. 9 and it was before I even know the existence of niche fragrances. ...
  48. Re: 20% OFF at Parfum1 !! 14 Days Until Valentine's Day Sale!!

    It's a good coupon, but unfortunately they won't give you free shipping as you can't combine coupons and for those of us in NY, we undoubtedly have to pay tax :(.
  49. Re: What else do you collect apart from perfumes?

    Books
    Fountain Pens
    Sunglasses (then again, how many pairs make a collection?)
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.18973.jpg
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    Re: Diptyque 34 boulavard st germain

    Yup, this was my favorite of their offerings. The only other Diptyque I own is Volutes.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    http://www.jlpenha.com/English/images/2014/12/dolce-gabanna-Intenso.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    http://www.beautyencounter.com/products/large/8436543920093.jpg

    and

    http://media.hermes.com/media/wysiwyg/Prehome/Fragrances/visuel-prehome-epice-marine.jpg
  54. Re: Four Seasons has some things marked down 50% in limited quantities.

    Yup, all good over here, great service this time around it seems.
  55. Re: Four Seasons has some things marked down 50% in limited quantities.

    I received mine today as well. But I won't be home to check on it until tomorrow night. I'll try to give an update then.
  56. Re: Four Seasons has some things marked down 50% in limited quantities.

    Package seems to have been sent. Delivery is for Monday january 12. Looking forward to getting it.
  57. Re: Four Seasons has some things marked down 50% in limited quantities.

    Received an e-mail: A package was shipped to you on 01/09/2015 via U.S. Postal Service Priority
    2 DAY Mail, Small Flat Rate Box to the following address:

    Trying to track the package produces no...
  58. Re: Four Seasons has some things marked down 50% in limited quantities.

    Yea, I picked up Cuirelle, but I don't have high hopes for actually getting it :).
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    Re: Anyone have experience with lilydirect.com?

    I've now ordered three fragrances from Lilydirect in two separate orders. Creed VIW tester, DHI (5oz), and Varvatos Vintage tester. My only issue with the two orders I placed was the packing for...
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    http://scentsofself.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/leau-dhiver.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Try their website: http://www.cybercucina.com/pp/L-Erbolario-Lodi/Meharees-Acqua-Di-Profumo-Eau-De-Parfum-LErbolario-Lodi/572/

    Seems in stock at the moment.



    Thank you :)
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.4462.jpg
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Velvet Desert Oud by Dolce & Gabbana

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.18165.jpg
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian- Ciel de Gum

    Yup, and that was also the price I saw when I was there before June of 2014.
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian- Ciel de Gum

    Probably from me when I was there last year. When the ruble was around 30-33 to a dollar, it cost 15,000 rubles (or about $455-$500).
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian- Ciel de Gum

    They do adjust their prices to take inflation into account. There is no MFK store in GUM, it's sold in Articoli, which is owned by Bosco (http://www.bosco.ru/en/articoli/).
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    Re: By Kilian - Smoke for the Soul (2014)

    Where did the 30% off come from, if you don't mind sharing?
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.11411.jpg

    Edit: Two more just showed up.

    Fragrance Republic 03 and 08:

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26141309-9724.jpg
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  69. Re: Fragrance Republic is on sale on Hautelook until Saturday morning

    Welcome! I got 08 and 03 :).
  70. Re: Three New Manceras!! - Wild Leather, Wild Rose Aoud & Amber & Roses!

    Wasn't to my liking but I should have gotten a sample, now that I think about it. Hope you enjoy it though.
  71. Re: Three New Manceras!! - Wild Leather, Wild Rose Aoud & Amber & Roses!

    They had a tester out. But I didn't ask about stock. I'd give them a call tomorrow and see what's available.
  72. Re: Three New Manceras!! - Wild Leather, Wild Rose Aoud & Amber & Roses!

    Tried them all today at MiN NY, only one I enjoyed was Wild Rose Aoud but it was unoriginal, good, but unoriginal.
  73. Re: Lilydirect's got Amouages and Serge Lutens for dirt cheap

    Just got my first order from them today. I ordered a new bottle of Dior Homme Intense and a tester of Varvatos Vintage. The Dior was perfectly fine, but the tester box was beaten up during transit....
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    Re: Osswald NYC...Doing Things the Right Way

    A highly recommended store. Was just there today and it's a really relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with a nice selection. They don't offer discounts, from what I know, but they at times do...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    http://www.sephora.com/productimages/sku/s1030642-main-Lhero.jpg

    https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7278/6867555504_95c04149a9_z.jpg

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/65505.jpg
  76. Re: Fragrance Republic is on sale on Hautelook until Saturday morning

    I did receive an e-mail about it. But you can check your 'wallet' when you log into your paypal account and it should have a few offers, if this one is there then it's available to you.
  77. Fragrance Republic is on sale on Hautelook until Saturday morning

    .5oz are $22 each
    2.5oz are $59 each

    Also, for some paypal has a $20 off with a purchase of $100 or more, so I was able to get 2 75ml bottles for $98. They aren't the greatest, but for $49 each,...
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    Re: Four Sesons 20% OFF Fall Sale!!

    I've contemplated a purchase in the past, but after reading all of this, I don't think I'm inclined to give them my business.

    And for those that don't think your experiences matter, they really do...
  79. Re: Name a scent you bought, sold and bought again cause you realized what you had lost....

    Only happened once so far, LIDGE.
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    Re: I've gotten to that point now...

    Once I hit 100+ I started to calm down and really think about what I was getting and whether it was/is worth it. I'll probably always be downsizing here and there as my tastes change, but I've begun...
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian- Ciel de Gum

    The price I quoted was before the recent ruble plunge. Interestingly, Guerlain is priced similarly to the the US, and they are a better deal as there is no sales tax in Russia. The market in Russia...
  82. Re: curious... how much did you spend last month on frags?

    Only made two purchases, came out to a little over $500.
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian- Ciel de Gum

    If you're talking about the 'gum' in the name, it's an acronym for 'Main Universal Store'. There's also a 'TsUM' or 'Central Universal Store'. I tried it when I was in Moscow, it's nice, but it's...
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    DHI
    Frapin 1270
    TF TV
    Spicebomb Eau Fraiche
    Spicebomb
  85. Re: Got a 3.4 of Carner barcelona D600 today and...........

    I actually ordered a 50ml bottle of D600 from an Israeli seller on ebay, but I ordered a tester. It was sealed up in so much bubble wrap that you could wrap a full grown human being in it a few...
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    Re: Your Collection.

    Probably around 110 full bottles, ranging from 30ml to 250ml. I've been into this hobby for about two years now, and I'm starting to pull back. There were months that I'd have ten or more...
  87. Re: How long does it take you to finish a bottle of ur signature scent

    Back when I had a 'signature scent', as in using the same scent on a daily basis until the bottle was finished, a 100ml bottle would last anywhere from 1-3 months.
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    http://www.apetogentleman.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/christian-dior-homme-ambre-nuit.jpg
  89. Re: Has anyone tried the new "Mahogany Woods" from Bath and Body Works?

    Yea, I got Mahogany Woods in early September when it first came out. It reminded me of Pure Wood when I first tried it, but having tried both today (got another Pure Wood sample with my Pure Coffee...
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Just received A*Men Pure Coffee

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.6646.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    http://www.disneyrollergirl.net/wp-content/uploads/Harrods-Christian-Dior-Gris-Montaigne.jpg
  92. Re: New: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Copper Edition

    As mentioned, Eau Fraiche for Spicebomb means mostly the same thing as the original Spicebomb with some citrus added in to 'brighten' or 'freshen' the overall scent. I have the original but I liked...
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    Re: Vegas trip (shopping)

    When I visited Vegas, about a year and a half ago, I walked away with a bunch of samples, specifically from the Hermes boutique(s), Tom Ford, and Barney's.
  94. Re: Bath & Bodyworks new Men's line: Mahogany Woods, Alpine Suede and Whitewater Rush mini reviews

    Might just be me but Mahogany Woods actually reminded me of A*Men Pure Wood.
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    Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    Had a very productive vacation in Germany and managed to pick up a few things:

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.28733.jpg

    http://s7d9.scene7.com/is/image/TheBay/3605521991324_main?$PDPLARGE$...
  96. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    It's not controversial, but some are treating it as if they live in an ideal world, while others are happy to take advantage of good fortune.
  97. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    The statement in question did that all on its own. I simply provided some context in addition. The rest of your post contains nothing of worth to address, thanks.
  98. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    I provided one example to show the preposterous nature of a previously made statement. I'm not using it as a template for anyone, simply as an example of the multitude of situations that can be...
  99. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    You paint a black and white picture, as many others here do as well, which I simply don't agree with. Outright theft, greed, dishonesty, and abuse are one matter. A company making a mistake and...
  100. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    So, once more, to be clear, one party will refuse to do business with their customer because of a mistake said party made in the first place? Good luck to that business.
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