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    Re: SotD: Monday, December 15, 2014.

    Aramis Havana

    For a balmy 41 degree day in the north woods - now this I call December! :beer:
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    Re: Carven Homme, best value ever?

    This one nicely fits a space in my rotation and I enjoy it thoroughly. Excellent scent and great value! I too am glad I have it Here-here!
  3. Re: Clean gets on the oud bandwagon with Clean for Men Classic

    Oh lovely - they are simple, nostalgic and conscious

    The use of empty, meaningless - meaning everything - meaning nothing word masters. Conscious really?? - as compared to all those other...
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    Re: Confession - Slightly embarrassed

    Of course such things are relative - to what you already have and what ground you want to cover

    I had a bottle found it to be good - but needed to go in other directions - and relative to what I...
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    Re: What's in your car?

    couple hundred rounds of ammo - loose. I mean these boxes break going to the range .

    Oh wait... wrong board.....:rolleyesold:
  6. Thread: 1 billion

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    Re: 1 billion

    This must be the extreme version ... :cheesy:
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    Re: Got a Complement on Fahrenheit Absolute

    ditto this - I have both Vintage Fahrenheit and Absolute - they are different but both are excellent. Different moods and to me times if year. Fahrenheit is more fall spring and Absolute winter -...
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    Re: My early Christmas present - WOO HOO !!

    Nice - congratulations :)
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    I stepped up to the plate .................... Dior Homme Intense

    and I am loving it - woot. :
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    Re: Best Warm/Winter Masculine Scent for men?

    Got to say it today ... Farhenheit Absolute!

    (I got a complement!! - I never get complements!!)
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    Got a Complement on Fahrenheit Absolute

    Well I know I like this fragrance - but I actually got a complement form a young co-worker today on it. In the madness what we call work today I forgot exactly what I had put on and had to think
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  12. Re: What fragrance truly deserves the moniker "Spicebomb"?

    Aramis Havana ;)
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    Re: Sales Assistant Insanity!

    Well it beats going to the store and having to fight you way through a bunch of self proclaimed activists having a die in.....at least the SAs are trying to do their jobs. I mean people go to stores...
  14. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    To me - its a great scent and I enjoy it very much. And I have gotten complements on it from very attractive young ladies. :)

    Now in your life you have never smelled something so bad? - You were...
  15. Re: Newcomer (26 yrs old) Seeking For Suggestions

    Some good scents there - but for me the scents and their shortness of longevity - cause me to look elsewhere

    Other Ideas:
    Burberry Classic (London) is a good one - although projection dies down...
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    Re: Your top 3 niche and top 3 Designer

    No nitch for me yet - but +1 on these designers !
  17. [USA] Re: TDH Perfume, Burberry + others. Updated Again! 12-2-14 !

    Chanel Egoiste and Polo Green - SOLD and Shipped

    Updates on remaining items and pricing !
  18. [USA] TDH Perfume, Burberry + others. Updated 12-3-14 !

    Cleaning up a few things - too many to hold and more to acquire!

    Chanel Egoiste - SOLD !!_ 3.4 - 100 ml Tester Bottle 99% full - a few sprays - but still like new NOW - $60 shipped

    Terre...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 29, 2014

    Started the day sampling some Dior Homme Eau - it's ok - perhaps something for the office .. In the summer


    Skied and showers and now it's Chanel Egoiste for the evening - a nice relaxing evening
  20. Re: A*men & Pure malt tag team for night out?

    Perhaps layering as in for the first half of the day A*Men and then over the top / dry down several hours later the Pure Malt for the evening ...

    But it's a little much to use both at the same...
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    Re: Black friday steals and deals!

    Feeling pretty good about picking up a slightly used Dior Homme 3.4 off eBay for $50 shipped.

    finally got my head around this and am loving it :)
  22. Re: Your favorite Oud scents under $100? No oud-rose combos please!

    Thats my collection too - M7 Absolute and Fahrenheit Absoulte -

    I also enjoy a hard to find Body Shop Amber Oudh that's pretty good too
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    Re: Sotd - friday november 28 2014

    Dior Homme - modern version

    something nice to recover from 8 hours of abuse from the I laws yesterday ....;)
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    [USA] Vintage Azzaro Pour Home - Sold!!

    SOLD!!!


    Yup - the real deal. Excellent condition and well cared for - I am not even sure if it has been opened

    2.5 oz Splash Bottle

    Oval cap

    Very cool and what a classic scent - the...
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    Re: Vintage recommendations

    Vintage Azzaro Pour Homme - a classic

    Warm, spicy and manly :thumbsup:
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    Re: INVICTUS by PACO RABANNE

    Clearly the type of girl who likes this fragrance would be one who does not... :)

    Is there a category for Boxer Dropper? I mean does this work both ways with scents? :shocked:
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    Re: Go to work fragrance?

    True - true :)
    A*Men
    Azzaro Pour Homme - Vintage :)
    Pure Havane
    TDH
    etc....

    Oh ya - all of them
  28. Re: The first Creed fragrance you smelled, and your reaction.

    GIT - found it to be interesting - but not enough interest to coughed up the cash to get it

    I settled with...Cool Water for now..............gasp! :)
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Best wishes and good luck !

    like you I do need to limit my spending. Not for basic financial reasons - but the MRS thinks I get a little crazy over fragrences and provides a good break on my ......
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    Re: M7 or M7 Oud Absolu

    no kidding - ya at this prince I had to order one. Thanks for the heads up!!!
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    Re: Winter Perfume 2014 for a teen

    2nd this - Own this because of Base Notes and love it!
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    Re: best tobacco scent?

    From my own postal experience and direct comparisons between the vintage blue bottle to the newest version - I would agree to this. Noting that it is a very good reformulation/reissue (?). Slight...
  33. Re: Christmas in a bottle! Which fragrance and why?

    Christmas with the Inlaws - Pure Malt!!

    (helps cover the drinking...)
  34. [USA] Re: Chanel Egoiste Platinum - Vintage I believe

    This one is gone - thanks for all the interest!
  35. [USA] Chanel Egoiste Platinum - Vintage I believe

    SOLD ! :)

    Chanel Egoiste Platinum

    (not Platinum Egoiste)

    No sticker - no box - cap has a couple of marks on the back - but the juice is in excellent condition and plenty left aprox 80%
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    Addressed - thanks

    Hi Alll

    I am looking for a bottle of Chanel Egoiste. 1-2 oz amount. Vintage or new - does not matter.

    I have some things to trade and/or cash

    Some things like:
    Mugler Pure Havane 3.4 oz...
  37. Re: Birthday Cologne Shopping Spree...Help Decide Which Ones I Keep!

    This ^^^ And then perhaps add DH or DHI (depending on your tastes) for something in lue of the D&G et others
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    Re: 1st world problem

    Deodorant me thinks.. :)

    Perhaps something from the Old Spice "Wild " Collection?
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    Re: that 1 show stopper cologne

    For me - in all seriousness - right now its Vintage Chanel Egoiste :)
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Chanel Egoiste -

    A work day from home scent - because I cant wear this to the office - HR would have issues with the reactions of all them cute 20 year olds :)
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    Re: that 1 show stopper cologne

    Joop Homme - vintage of course

    And its a show stopper - for all the wrong reasons :)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 7, 2014

    Dolce & Gabanna Pour Homme - some nice vintage stuff

    Something somewhat sunny for a cold dark. damp day in the northern plains
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    Sticky: Re: Proposed Rules for Items for Sale board

    Good stuff Grant - appreciate your efforts

    Perhpas a wall of shame sticky at the top to note the more notorious - as additional incentive to keep it all straight up and good :)
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Ok got my Pure Wood in the mail today and it's pretty darn good. not too loud and in fact I am finding it to be a nice softer approach to the Amen DNA. I found Eau de Baux to be too much but this...
  45. Re: Do you ever get embarrassed about your cologne obsession?

    It does make me wonder sometimes as few in the non Basenotes world even know what a good fragrance is and as such why I get wrapped up in searching out vintages or interesting scents. For my own...
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    Re: Thee Holy Grail!

    It is. There will always be another hill to climb. :)
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Well I cut a deal tonight for a slightly used bottle of Pure Wood for effectively $50 - I look forward to getting this and will add my opinion on this as soon as I get it later next week

    still...
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    Re: Anything better than 1 Million?

    +1 on the Pure Malt and/or Pure Havane Both are excellent

    Even perhaps Carven Homme!
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    Re: What to do with a fake fragrance.

    From my understandings true fakes are not all that common - for some very popular (high selling) fragrances perhaps more so

    Imitators on the other hand are more common and while often very...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Pears to Pumpkins - Comparison to to other Flankers? - which would you consider better?

    Pure Wood or TOF?

    Pure Wood or Pure Leather?
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Good question - I would like to hear about this too

    now that it's been out for a bit and with th cooler weather what do people think about this one? Compared to the others in the line and to other...
  52. Thread: Dhsi?

    by TurnerIII
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    Re: Dhsi?

    good point - agree as long as you have a known point of reference. I have found that in my [in]experience and with my skin that many times what is a fairly long lasting - good projecting sent for...
  53. Thread: Dhsi?

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    Re: Dhsi?

    Bottom line on many of these discussions - It's based upon personal impressions. There is no absolute standard for strength or longevity as this depends on ones own personal interpertations,...
  54. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    And actually more carbon dioxide is good for plant life ... and more, better, heather plants means ...more oxygen Which as I understand it is good for us :)



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  55. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Genius! - The (In) Famous Double Speak

    We could set up a governmentaly (public tax dollars at work) supported non profit group - create garbage in a bottle - call it something like "Big...
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    Re: Presidential Scents

    Eau de BS.

    it's what they all wear ... In abundance at your expense
  57. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Im amazed someone could come up with 10 things to "love" about them

    "Hipster" - its really just a cry for help.....Perhaps their parents did not show them enough love or something ....
  58. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Hipsters being the annoyance they are - drink PBR - so I would think Brut would be their scent of choice - so daring and fresh!
  59. Re: Oakmoss restrictions in 2015 and impact on Aventus

    And people getting the newest version and saying its a FAKE!
  60. Re: Thierry Mugler Taste of Fragrance/Pure Chili

    To me this is a real flanker - as it sizzles with the spice (in a good and not overwhelming way) On clothing I can smell it the next day - and the notes change over time - good, interesting stuff
  61. Re: Occurance of Fakes.. Real or Largly Imagined?

    +1

    bang - I agree. Happens and then they think - and that bottle does look a little funny, - I must have gotten a fake!
  62. Re: Occurance of Fakes.. Real or Largly Imagined?

    I have found this to be very true - secondary market buyers can get totally paranoid and make crazy accusations ... and its hard to walk them back to reality
  63. Occurance of Fakes.. Real or Largly Imagined?

    It has been a running theme and I am sure that there is some reality to it - but with all the new restrictions, reformulations, personal sensitivity, and yes sometimes overstatements on Basenotes...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Cool Water!

    (vintage of course)

    Its funny - but I find that I enjoy this one as much - if not more - in the cooler weather :)
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    Re: Classy Fragrance Recommendations

    Revisited last night and I will say Burberry Classic for Men!

    Its great for a classy night out on the town - at a reasonable price!
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    Re: I just got bombarded for my Pure Malt!

    And who has friends that are walking around with hundreds in their pockets?? Heck I am lucky to have a couple bucks cash on me ...ever!

    (Darn this automatic deposite thing.... I dont even get to...
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    Re: Terre d'hermes Parfum - weak projection

    Seriously - while the Pure Perfume is not a monster - it does what it should. It is more of a skin scent (get some on your shirt and you will notice it longer) but really from my adventures so far I...
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    Re: I just got bombarded for my Pure Malt!

    Nice - that's what friends are for!

    Now hit the bay and scoop another full one up for $60 :)
  69. Re: Has Mugler A*Men actually been reformulated?

    I am some what torn on this one - it seems as though the tar is turned down a touch. I really like the full bore tar and to me it smells stronger in the older batches

    Regardless it's still an...
  70. [USA] A*Men - Classic and Taste of Fragrence - Updates 10-24-14 !!

    Up for sale - got to raise some cash

    A*Men Classic 3.4 oz Tester
    - 99% Full - great scent - newer version with less Tar, pleasant and lasting - Sold!!


    A*Men Taste of Fragrance 3.4 oz -...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 20, 2014

    Les Notes De Lanvin II OUD & Rose

    A wonderful hidden gem :thumbsup:
  72. Re: Am I the only one that LOVES the tar in A*Men?

    Love it and thats why I have been gathering as much older stock as I can - it has the tar in abundance - the newer production seem to be weaker in this area

    Which means to many the new is more...
  73. Thread: Fake M7?

    by TurnerIII
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    Re: Fake M7?

    And it does smell good ! - a softer, perhaps more office/formal appropriate M7 :)

    It kind of reminds me of Rive Gauche - a beautiful scent - with mixed reports on longevity and silage

    Its not...
  74. Thread: Fake M7?

    by TurnerIII
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    Re: Fake M7?

    Oh the conspiracy theorists will be sooo disappointed - thanks all :)

    And this does make sense - why copy the reformulated? If your going through the trouble why copy the reform? - Go for the...
  75. Thread: Fake M7?

    by TurnerIII
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    Re: Fake M7?

    So here is what I have Fake or Real? I am not expert - but looks real to me - or someone spent a lot of effort faking :)
  76. Thread: Fake M7?

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    Re: Fake M7?

    Ya - the whole "is this a fake?" thing has taken on a life of its own. Them North Korean factories must really be putting in the overtime !!! :)
  77. Thread: Fake M7?

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    Fake M7?

    M7 reformulated bottle - fakes?

    While I know it's a possibility I have not heard of any cases. but would like to know - has anyone come across any?

    The M7 reformulated ( clear sided bottle )...
  78. Re: Differences in A*Men bottles - testor vs reg retail bottle?

    cool - good information Hedni - thanks

    I am just working on acquiring more of the - "more original" amen while I can. I started with some vintage and then received some newer juice and yes while...
  79. Differences in A*Men bottles - testor vs reg retail bottle?

    I have searched a bit and my understanding is that the A*Men line started with metal bottles - silver

    Then the all black rubber

    But I have seen the black rubber bottles with "A*Men" noted in...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 16, 2014

    One of Hednic's Top 10

    Aramis!


    .....ok - its no his top 10 not to wear list - but I like :)
  81. Re: On the search for a Winter scent for the night

    A*Men, Pure Malt - or go really crazy and make the night sizzel - go Taste of Fragrance!

    I finally got some TOF and I really like it and it is a different take on the Amen DNA :thumbsup:
  82. Re: What smells like the Pirates of the Caribbean ride?

    Encre Noir - dark, earthy... :)

    And you provide the rum ...Arrrh Arrrrhhhh!
  83. Re: Dior Home vs Davidoff cool water vs bleu de chanel?

    Ok I will step in it :) - But an interesting mix... Noting that I have only sampled the others - but own CW

    [edit - I am talking about the vintage CW ]

    Smells Best
    DH > CW >>>>>>BDC
    ...
  84. Re: People who love these fragrances may be unfaithful

    Apparently such rubbish sells in today's "modern society"

    :cheesy:

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  85. Re: Do you like a cologne enough to try to steal it? If so which cologne would be worth it for you?

    No - because that is not who I am.

    And every time I wore it I would be reminded of what I have done. Lord knows I have made enough stupid moves in my life - but at least not this and never will
    ...
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    Re: Men's Winter Recommendations

    Help him out:

    Terre di Hermers

    A*Men

    Encre Noir

    Burberry London
  87. Re: Anyone else around who hasn't bought fragrance in over a month?

    You think buy blondes is cheap? Man, you have serious money! ;)
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    Ship it to Mexico and have someone walk it over.....:shocked:
  89. Re: I was so wrong about Bleu de Chanel, you too?

    I have not been motivated enough to even sample it - my loss I am sure
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    Re: 3 Fragrances every young man should have !

    TDH Perfum
    A*Men
    GIT

    And that should cover the bases
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Yardley Citrus and Woods

    Simply delightful
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    The Night version- which also includes the scent of cooked Beets!

    Ohh yaa - nothing sets the mood better :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Polo Green Sport Splash?

    A great mossy - touch of pine cologne :) If similar to PG then the vintage only - nothing like the current PG

    And please do not even mention the Polo Sport - this is Polo Sporting - great...
  94. Re: According to Roja Dove: Five scents to drive women wild

    Yup I am living on borrowed time. ;)


    Love my Aramis!
  95. [USA] Re: Fall Sales - (2) Goods ones - M7 and DG Pour Homme - Fall Scents!!

    Nersh - pm back to you to verify -

    - - - Updated - - -

    Now with Free Shipping !!!

    Combining from Cheapies Fall Sale - offers/ combo deals welcome

    Grey Flannel - 4 oz! Full - with box $15
  96. [USA] Fall Sales - M7 -DG Pour Homme - now added others

    More scents listed below!!

    M7 - 1st Reform 3.3 oz -Sold!!

    A few sprays - otherwise full - with box

    My son just has not used this and I am hunting another scent. Great hard to find...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 3, 2014

    31639

    LES NOTES DE LANVIN II OUD & ROSE


    A nice light rose and oud scent - perfect for the office or a quiet night out
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    Re: A Great Day!!! (Terre de Hermes post)

    Ok - outing my ebay seller - as really straight up, very accommodating, and embarrassingly generous :).

    qualitysales19

    Its not when things all go right that a good seller matters - its what...
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    Re: Anyone here buys from Ebay?

    Yup - most of mine come from there. Now granted I am not buying $100 fragrances - but yes I do it.

    you have to know what you are doing and verify as best you can. And ebay covers you from...
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    Re: A Great Day!!! (Terre de Hermes post)

    Ding - ding - ding! Exactly !

    And I would love to out this seller if that is allowed?

    ( and yes the bay = eBay)
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