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    Re: Tea for Two was on the US L'Artisan website...

    Upon initial spray, my impression was that it seemed different up top, but that quickly changed and it transitioned over into what I've grown to know as TfT. So in my experience, and having tested it...
  2. Re: Scents that can be used in the high heat that are not citrus based.

    Big +1 for both Geranium Pour Monsieur and VE.

    Give Gaiac 10 a try, too. It's kind of a skin scent, but it's beyond perfect for hot summer days.
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    Re: Tea for Two was on the US L'Artisan website...

    Would be nice, but pre-dunk is the look they were going for apparently. Still smells great, though, which is all that matters to me.
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    Re: Tea for Two was on the US L'Artisan website...

    Yea', there's a big difference in color. It went from gold to practically looking like water.
  5. Re: $13.99 - 3.4oz Fahrenheit by Christian Dior tester on Overstock.com

    Same here. Thanks, AA.
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    Re: Merry Christmas from Scentologist!

    Merry Christmas everyone.
  7. Re: Do you wear any scent that your mom also wears and love?

    Chergui
  8. Thread: Welcome Home!

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    Re: Welcome Home!

    Felt the same way. Can't wait 'till it's up and running. Thanks for bringing it back, guys.
  9. Re: Creed Royal Oud didn't like first try loved second try.

    Mike...you can find it on Amazon for $120 shipped. Definitely worth picking up a bottle at that price.
  10. Re: Cheap complimented gourmands?

    Cuba Gold by Cuba Paris. Possibly not a massive compliment getter, but a relatively easy and inexpensive gourmand to acquire.
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    Re: Tribute Attar Amouage

    Cheers. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Tribute Attar Amouage

    It is. Almost bought a bottle, but decided to pass because of the not-so-special base.

    As for the comparison, it's not identical, but it definitely reminded me of Tribute. Wasn't just because of...
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    Re: Tribute Attar Amouage

    Give Cuir by Mona di Orio a try. The top and heart notes remind me of Tribute.
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    Re: Anyone looking for Aventus?

    Here's a code for 20% off on two items. Left row, third from the top:

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/f/net/discount_coupon.html

    Pretty good deal on 2.5 oz VIW. Comes out to $84.
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    Re: Merry Christmas everyone

    Merry Christmas, everyone.
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    Re: Le Labo Another 13 - anyone try it?

    Barneys New York has them. Or at least they did a few weeks ago. If not, Collette.fr should still have some. And yea', I believe they're $220.

    One of my all-time favorites - not just limited to Le...
  17. Re: Creed Feuille Verte now for sale. Ships Monday!! And a new secret scent by Creed!!

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/286427-Creed-Feuille-Verte-2011?p=2320795&viewfull=1#post2320795
  18. Re: Creed Feuille Verte now for sale. Ships Monday!! And a new secret scent by Creed!!

    Good to know. Thanks! Glad that most of us can finally see what all the hype was about.
  19. Re: Creed Feuille Verte now for sale. Ships Monday!! And a new secret scent by Creed!!

    Can anyone confirm whether or not there are any differences between the '06 release and the newer batch?
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    Re: Finally tried Aventus..

    Yea', I really don't understand the hype behind Aventus either. It's good, don't get me wrong, but I think the level of praise would set anyone up for disappointment.

    Maybe I'm wrong, but I...
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    Re: End of my Creed and Bond No9 Journey

    Not a big fan of many of the Bond's (NdN is nice, but nothing to write home about, IMO), and although I really enjoy many of the Creed offerings, it's only Windsor that I couldn't live without. Just...
  22. Thread: Creed Royal Oud

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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    I totally agree with the member that said that this would have been perfect being released as "Spice and Wood."

    I haven't fully grasped what oud truly smells like, but from what I've gathered, I...
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    Re: Aventus at FragranceX

    I stopped reading at "fragran..." and assumed "cenet" followed. lol

    But yea', a good deal nevertheless.
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    Re: Aventus at FragranceX

    ^ Not that big a difference, but for future reference, "basenotes" is actually a 15% coupon code.
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    Re: The most BEAUTIFUL fragrance you have tried/own

    Hands down, Homage by Amouage.

    Absolutely hypnotizing.
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    Poll: Re: Vote favorite bottles from Heeley!

    Though I really enjoy the house as a whole, Cuir Pleine Fleur by far is my favorite. Coming in at a not-so-close second would be Oranges and Lemons.
  27. Thread: Chanel samples

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    Re: Chanel samples

    Have you tried TPC?

    http://theperfumedcourt.com/Products/Chanel-Mens-Sampler---8-Samples__CHANELMENSSAMPLER.aspx
  28. Re: Just moved all my frags to my fridge, at approximately 40 F

    Wow...

    I personally wouldn't risk it even if my neighborhood didn't have 5+ outages this past month - definitely good to know, tho'. Thanks for the info.
  29. Re: Just moved all my frags to my fridge, at approximately 40 F

    What happens in the event of an outage? Is it at all possible that the varying degrees of temperature can negatively affect the overall composition even more so than simply leaving them laying around...
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    Re: Creed Selection Verte - How rare is it?

    I think the Vintage (green) flacon is what's extremely hard to come by. Which, from what I've read, is a bit different from the newer (I believe reformulated), clear flacon that seems readily...
  31. Re: Heeleys Cuir Pleine Fleur - How Would You Rate It

    ^ I agree! Definitely full-bottle worthy, IMO.
  32. Re: Shelf Life - Alcohol-based perfumes vs. perfume oils/attars

    Thanks for the info, Kevin.

    And yea', I read about rancidity problems - it was with regard to oil extracts, tho' - not sure if it's the same thing or not. I know the deal with heat and light, so...
  33. Re: Shelf Life - Alcohol-based perfumes vs. perfume oils/attars

    Was wondering the same.

    Anyone with any info on how long oils/attars last? Longer than EDP? Shorter shelf life? About the same?
  34. Poll: Re: Oranges And Lemons Heeley or Virgin Island Water

    Heeley, definitely. Smells great (prefer it over VIW) and it's way more versatile. Can only imagine wearing VIW during the warmer months - not the case with heeley, IMO.
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    CREED: Green Irish Tweed (SOLD)

    Sold.



    Yes, the box was included. Someone bought it seconds after I posted it up, tho'. Sorry. Tried to PM you, but your Inbox is full.



    Thanks. I appreciate it.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Appreciate the detailed reply, Addict. Thanks.

    I can say for sure that the first batch of Aventus lasted through the night - and that was after a shower. I still smelled it on me early next...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    ^Honest question...not trying to be contentious, as I really don't know the answer. But can the same be said about the Montale house? Is the reason it takes four showers and scrubbing until the top...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    That just may be the case.

    I read somewhere that they sold out some time in September? If that's true, then that might explain the difference between my August sample and my most recent one.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Couldn't agree more.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    Mine, as well.

    Although no longevity issues with either, the difference is literally night and day with regard to the opening note(s). Both the opening and the dry down on one of them (newer...
  41. Re: CREED: Millesime Imperial, DIVINE: L'Homme Sage

    Sold.
  42. Re: CREED: Millesime Imperial, DIVINE: L'Homme Sage

    Sold.
  43. Re: CREED: Millesime Imperial, DIVINE: L'Homme Sage

    To those that are interested, please PM me for pictures of either the MI flacon or L'Homme Sage.

    Thanks!
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    Re: Shipping Flacons

    Weird, I keep getting this message:


    "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms."
    And thanks for the, "Search Single Content type" tip. I'll try that right now.
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    Re: Shipping Flacons

    Link's not working, but I'll run a search. Thanks, anyway!
  46. Re: Creed Millesime Imperial 200ML Flacon, L'HOMME SAGE 40ML Splash Bottle

    :smiley_up:
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    Re: Shipping Flacons

    That may have been the case then - the guy may not have precisely followed instructions on how to use parafilm.

    Have you (or anyone you know) shipped any bottles using parafilm? I just wonder...
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    Re: Shipping Flacons

    Thanks for all of your replies, 30 Roses.

    I'd received a decant not too long ago that was masked with that stuff - wasn't sure if it was tape or what, but the atomizer I received had still leaked...
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    Shipping Flacons

    Have any of you figured out a full-proof way to ship flacons?

    I was thinking about removing the juice and placing it within a sealable glass container, and shipping it that way. Can you guys...
  50. CREED: Millesime Imperial, DIVINE: L'Homme Sage

    Creed MI:

    Sold.

    DIVINE: L'Homme Sage:

    Sold.
  51. Thread: Kiton Samples

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    Re: Kiton Samples

    Are the names "Kiton Red" and "Kiton Men" interchangeable? If so, then that's the one I bought and returned to FragranceNet. Thanks, tho'.
  52. Thread: Kiton Samples

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    Re: Kiton Samples

    haha...Thanks, rogalal. But yea', I was gonna say that the site had actually popped up via a Google search before I created this thread and unfortunately, as you say, they're out of the Kiton's. They...
  53. Thread: Kiton Samples

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    Re: Kiton Samples

    p.s. I'd be willing to Paypal anyone a few bucks (for both shipping and the cost of the decant + your time & effort) for a 1 or 2 ML sample of "Black."
  54. Thread: Kiton Samples

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    Re: Kiton Samples

    Oh, man - me, too.



    Nope.

    Blind ordered a bottle of Kiton Men from FragranceNet, tho', to see if I liked it. I did, but it smelled similar to something else I had, so I returned it. Free...
  55. Thread: Kiton Samples

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    Kiton Samples

    Where can I find them? Black, Kiton Red, etc? TPC doesn't carry them (at least a search for "Kiton" yielded no results) and the few sites that came up via a Google search have sold out. Any ideas?
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    Re: Two Technical Questions

    Brilliant, thanks!

    Thanks to you, too, Point Blank! :smiley:
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    Two Technical Questions

    1.) How can you measure the amount of liquid within a painted bottle without ruining the finish by scraping it off or even by spraying the juice into a bowl and -then- measuring? Oh...and by...
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    Re: Has anyone here insured their collection?

    Curious, is that not good enough? Are there any pros/cons?

    And by "natural disaster", would that not cover theft?
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    Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Silver Mount Water!

    Had me shaking my head at first wondering what the hell it was that I was smelling. Took a few more days to go from head-shake mode to thinking that it's probably one of the...
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    My first impression of it was great. And thankfully, it lasted a very, very long time on me, as well - which is quite the rarity considering the few niche scents I own. I was able to smell traces of...
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    Re: I smell REALLY clean today...

    Are there really two versions (male & female) of the "20?" Or is it Unisex and thus the reason it's in both sections?

    http://www.fragrancex.com/search/_stext_gendarme__search_results.html
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    Flacons vs Bottles: Which is more safe?

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    Re: What would you wear for the eternity?

    First thing that came to mind was Millesime Imperial.
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    ^ haha

    Timothy, I didn't do that at first, but shortly after smelling Aqua, I pulled Happy right out. Did a left wrist/right wrist comparison and they, to me, smell freakin' identical.

    And...
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    Anyway, I appreciate the help, fellas. Guess my nose has lost its mind. :confused:
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    Not sure. Every bottle of "Happy" I've ever bought has smelled the same - it always smells the same on other people, too.

    Aqua, on the other hand, I bought from FragranceNet and so I would assume...
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    Regular Aqua. lol
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    I assume that this sentence, "difference in people's noses" would imply that there's actually someone out there who smells what I smell? If not, I truly don't get it.
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    Wow! Yea', that is pretty weird.
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    Okay, this is truly frightening. I'll admit that I'm unable to name notes like some of you, and generally just smell a specific scent as a whole rather than smelling several individual notes. But to...
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    Bvlgari Aqua vs Clinque Happy

    Anyone here own both? Is it me or are they identical?
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    Re: Today I Sampled (Oct. 09)

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  73. Re: FragranceNet.... a truly disappointing experience

    I've placed several orders with them and I've got to say, they're packaging definitely lacks. Nothing more than a few coupons, a CK sample, and some brown paper. Seems to do the trick most of the...
  74. Re: Which online retailers send free samples along with an online purchase?

    Really?

    I've placed several orders with them and all I ever get is "Exceptional for Men."
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    Re: Odeur 53 by Comme Des Garcons

    Hope you get a sale, but for the record, I'm personally wanting a full 100+ ML bottle.
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    Re: Odeur 53 by Comme Des Garcons

    JonB: The only two sizes I found online were the 200ML bottle and a picture of a 15ML bottle.

    mikeperez23: Thanks, man!

    Edit in reply to JonB's edit: Yea', I know. I was just hoping I could...
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    Odeur 53 by Comme Des Garcons

    Any of you guys know a place that sells real, fresh bottles for a decent price? So far the prices for a 200ML bottle have ranged from $64.50 from Perfumemart.com to $144.00 USD from Blackbirdballard....
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    Re: Today I Sampled...(Sep. '09)

    The "mid air" thing was a joke, but it does literally only last minutes - about 10-15? And I'm using a 1.5ML spray from TPC.
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    Re: Today I Sampled...(Sep. '09)

    I just sprayed it on my arm again and although it doesn't seem to be as apparent as it was yesterday (kind of a "what the hell" moment), I still smell the very familiar "soapy" note(s) of OV. It's...
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    Re: Today I Sampled...(Sep. '09)

    1.) Frederic Malle - Bagarde (tested at Barneys):

    I think it's pretty amazing how they've managed to capture the essence of what an orange peel (or the mist it sometimes sprays) smells like right...
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    Re: How many backup bottles?

    Only one: Issey Miyake - L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme
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    Re: Scents other than fragrances that you love

    Took the words right out of my mouth on both accounts (tar + hot day).

    I, as well, love the smell of rain blowing through my window on a chilly day. Heavenly!
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    Fragrance Directory

    Not sure if this has been mentioned before and apologies in advance if its has, but I have a suggestion. I would love to see the ratings (positive, neutral and negative) for a specific fragrance...
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    Re: Creed Vetiver Question

    Thanks, guys.

    And yea', if I were to go simply by what's written, I'd say it was just "Vetiver (1948)." But judging by the picture, you guys are right - it is "Original Vetiver." Now to hope that...
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    Creed Vetiver Question

    Is there a difference between "Original Vetiver" & "Vetiver" by Creed? The reason I ask is because the bottle on FrangranceNet.com 1.) Doesn't say "Original" and 2.) Says, "YEAR INTRODUCED - 1948."...
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    Re: Sent Messages Not Visible

    Anyone?
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage - EDT vs EDP

    Yessir! :D
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage - EDT vs EDP

    Ah, gotcha! Thanks, man!
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage - EDT vs EDP

    Also, I bought the EDP version from a BN'er and the year on the box says "1996" but the cap is gold: Was the above quote (by germanomio) implying that the bottle pre-reformulation was -not- gold?
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    I appreciate the detailed response, man. Thanks! :)

    I actually neither drink coffee nor enjoy the smell, so I wouldn't be surprised if I didn't like the ones that contained traces of it. Combined...
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    Good God I seriously can't wait to try all of this stuff out.

    Thanks again, guys! :D
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    I'll most definitely give them a few more chances. I bought the EDP version of Heritage from Xmen the other day (had to blind buy that one 'cause I couldn't find it anywhere. Even TPC didn't have a...
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    I'll definitely try Body Kouros. There was a thread on here where (it seemed like) hundreds of people were split right down the middle on which of the two they liked best: The Original or BK. And...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur for younger guy

    Gothca!

    In my opinion (and to answer a couple of your questions), MR is not feminine at all - others opinions may obviously differ, but I don't personally think it is. As for it being "ballsy for...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur for younger guy

    Why not just get the 1.5 ML spray bottle instead of the 5ML? I mean all you really want to do is sample it, right? With shipping, it's $16.44 and after sampling it, you would/should still have a bit...
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    Will do! Thanks, Stevo!
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    p.s. If anyone has any others, please feel free to add them. Thanks!
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    Re: Recommendations, please.

    Thanks for the kind words, man! And yes, recommendations are welcome. :)



    I appreciate the recommendations. Thanks very much.

    I have the Mugler Cologne on my "samples-I-need-to-get" list,...
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    Recommendations, please.

    Hello,

    Can you guys please recommend a few fragrances you think I may like (doesn't really matter whether or not they smell similar) based on my "go-to" list below (they are in order of which...
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    Re: Today I bought >>>>> JULY 2009

    Ah, okay. Thanks!
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