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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    sparkel1 - Vintage item was authentic, and packaged very securely. Great item, great communication, great price. Very reasonable shipping to Canada too.

    perfumehotdeals - Item packed well, easy...
  2. Re: Do you buy fragrances that are very similar, over & over again?

    Lol, hednic, I want to see your wardrobe. I hear it's legendary!
  3. Do you buy fragrances that are very similar, over & over again?

    I've started to pare down my collection and have come face to face with a buying trend. I have bought many fragrances that are very, very similar. Example:

    Estee Lauder Beautiful Sheer, YSL Baby...
  4. Re: Looking for vintage Fidji, Chloe, shipping to Canada

    Bump!
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    Re: Do you ever swim in it?

    On a day off at home, I give myself fairly good coverage. However, throughout the day I will change and do this with 2 to 3 different fragrances! :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    One day the switch just flipped off for me. I had zero interest for a number of months, and of course was feeling guilty for my many purchases. Then recently it just flipped back on, and I'm enjoying...
  7. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January / February / March 2015

    I'd be very interested in a split of Guerlain's Spiriteuse Double Vanille when/if that is hosted again. :2vrolijk_08:
  8. Re: Wanted vintage Yves Saint Laurent 'Y', also vintage Guy Laroche 'Fidji', shipping to Canada

    Bump!
  9. Re: Wanted vintage Yves Saint Laurent 'Y', shipping to Canada

    Thanks, David. I sent you a pm.
  10. Looking for vintage Fidji, Chloe, shipping to Canada

    Thank you!

    Found some vintage 'Y'!
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    Princess by Vera Wang, my signature fragrance. I can't help it. :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: SOtD Thursday the 22th of July

    Good morning to all from western Canada, on a muggy day here. Can't do the heat - I get like a wilted lettuce leaf. I'm in Azzaro today, sharp & citrusy to me. I'm green with envy of the Boston...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    After ruminating for about a month, yesterday I took the plunge and bought Dior's Escale a Pondichery. Notes include Indian black tea, Sambac Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Cardamom. So refreshing, and I...
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 19th of July

    Mmm, sounds heavenly, Mr. G. I'm not familiar with that one, but it sounds like it would be right up my street.



    I'm in the beautiful & spicy Giorgio Red, thanks so much for your generosity,...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 13 July

    Aha, great minds think alike today with a couple of heavy hitters. I chose Dior's Poison, as it just felt like nothing but a sillage monster would do. I know you think Poison is glorious too. :grin:...
  16. Re: SotD - Friday the 9th of July (Synchronized Dior Day)

    Escale a Pondichery is on my wish list, but I don't suppose whining & snivelling will do. So, it's Miss Dior Cherie for me. Couldn't quite do Poison in this heat!

    Have a great day, and stay cool!
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    Re: S O T D Thursday 08 July 2010

    Hello all!

    I started off today with a bang in Aqua Allegoria Mandarine-Basilic. It's kinda muggy & hot out, so I switched gears and am now in Rose Cardin for birdcage-washing. Wheee!
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Hmmm, I definitely have a hankering for that one. It would be yet another blind buy. :shocked:

    The Prescriptives Calyx sounds luscious, petruccijc!

    Well, here goes:

    Hermes Eau de...
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    Re: SotD - Friday the 2nd of July

    Ack! I applied before I read, so I too missed out on the Chanel tribute. I really like that pic of the Chanel house, Le Grand Duc!

    I've been hiding lately, but I'm delighted to report that I'm no...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    That haul sounds great, actiasluna. Hard not to jump at the chance to pick up those bargains. On a recent trip to the U.S. I missed going to a TJ Maxx, so it's now on my 'insurmountable list of...
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    Re: SotD Monday 14 June

    Hello to all, and Happy Birthday wishes to the birthday people! I'm going away tomorrow for a holiday before I start my new job on the 21st.

    I picked up my package from the post office this...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday the 6th of June

    Good morning & happy birthday to those celebrating today! It's a dreary, rainy day here in Canada, so I decided on a lift with Vera Wang's Bouquet; a couple hours in I've layered it with Princess.
    ...
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    For this reason I couldn't tolerate Shalimar. It smells horrific on me. It's the cedar. :bath: I know I'm the only one on the planet who can't handle Shalimar; just before it dies the scent is...
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    Curious 'by' Britney Spears. ACK. GAG.:bath:I'm screaming just as loud as this did.

    I had to try this because Fantasy is in my top 5. This was just a mishmash of sweet whatever-it-was, even too...
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    You might want to give Estee Lauder's Pure White Linen Light Breeze a try. It's fresh, definitely more green than fruity, and I'm able to detect the tea. It'll be my HG for the summer heat.

    I...
  26. Re: How do you display/store your fragrances? And what about those samples?

    Fabulous idea, C Rose! Even I, who will usually run away screaming from any crafts, might be motivated & able to make those.

    Would love to see more pics from everyone!
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    Versace's Bright Crystal EDT tester - If you enjoy (very) fruity florals, give this a try. I have the mini but had to have a FB. Love that pink juice!
    Badgley Mischka EDP - A lovely, delicate &...
  28. Re: Thoughts on Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria fragrances?

    I just found out that there is a Sephora I can get to. It's still an hour and a half away, closer to the Big City. One day I'll have to make the trip. I loved my first Sephora experience when...
  29. Re: Thoughts on Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria fragrances?

    Wow, some of these sound just heavenly! Great info/opinions. It's a distance to any Guerlain counter from my neck o' the woods, so I thought I'd check out investing in some samples of the ones I...
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    I just received my mini of Bright Crystal, and for me it's FB-worthy, on my list of soon-to-be purchases. Sorry I can't give much info except for me it's a wonderful fruity-pink juice if you like...
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    Re: SotD, Monday the 24th of May

    Good morning from Canada on our Victoria Day holiday Monday!

    Today I'm in Arpege EDT, and it's glorious. I wore it many moons ago (please don't ask how many!). Now I remember why I wore it, and...
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    Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    Nothing here, sorry.
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    Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    Yes! And Clinique sounds so medicinal. Can't bring myself to try Happy (another raised-eyebrow name). Can you imagine the awful (name) Noxzema putting out a fragrance like 'Noxzema Mystique de Nuit'?
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    Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    Not the greatest name for sure, but I give it a pass cuz the fragrance is in my top 5. Just love the juice.



    Me either. It bugged so much I wanted to draw a moustache on the ad woman striding...
  35. Re: Thoughts on Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria fragrances?

    Gentiana and Grosellina are on my test list. What didn't you like about Grosellina?

    I'd love to try Pamplelune too (I adore grapefruit notes), but I hope it doesn't smell like cat pee on me! :bath:
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    Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    For some reason, Charlie always annoyed me. The name just put me off. :thumbdown:
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    Great review - it sounds luscious! Love the bottle too. I haven't been able to find out much more about this one, actually.
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    I'm kind of 'sampling' Arpege EDT from a mini I just received. Hmm, but it sure doesn't smell like I remember it when I wore it years ago, although I can detect a hint of the 'old' fragrance. Has...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 20 May

    Good morning, everyone! I'm wearing Arpege EDT from my new mini.

    Strange but we have high winds and thunder here (I love storms). Wishing others the weather of their choice today!
  40. Thoughts on Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria fragrances?

    I don't see these mentioned very much. I'd be very interested to get some general opinions on this line. Thanks to all.
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    Re: Idylle by Guerlain, a good rose fragrance?

    Great feedback. I'm really loving the middle notes of Idylle, and when I'm wanting a nice floral with some subtle rose, this might be FB-worthy. Great suggestions for stronger & more pronounced rose...
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    After not liking this at first, then testing it for a few more days, I caved. I ordered a 3.4 oz tester of Angel. :shocked: In the mail today I received my D & G #3, and a 'baby' each of Arpege and...
  43. Re: SAVE THE DATE: 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Wow, am I ever tempted to join in! I've been googling costs and thinking what a wonderful experience that would be. I'd be coming from western Canada; I've never been to Boston. Maybe I'm way too...
  44. Re: The Comfort and Sleep Fragrance Prescription.

    I'm afraid I couldn't do the licorice either.

    I feel like I'm floating on sweet, fluffy clouds when I use Pink Sugar at bedtime. It makes me smile and I have no trouble drifting off.

    A close...
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    Re: Buying backups, how often & how many?

    I had a look at my collection this morning. There are 4 that are my absolute favorites, and I'm considering buying a backup of each. As far as I know, none are at risk of being discontinued though....
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    Re: SotD Sunday 16 May

    Good morning from Canada! Yet another hot day here.




    Lucky you! What a treasure that one is!

    For starters it's Circus Fantasy by Britney Spears for me. I'm going to be vacuuming. So...
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    Re: Idylle by Guerlain, a good rose fragrance?

    Thanks so much for the great responses! I was also getting more lily of the valley, and Nahema is on my must-try list. The jury's still out on this one, but I'm finding it very nice so far.
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    Re: SotD Saturday, May 15, 2010

    Hello all, and Happy Birthday, Musse!

    I started out sampling Guerlain's Idylle. It was a bit too quiet for my day ahead, so I switched horses in midstream for something with more zest, and...
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    Idylle by Guerlain, a good rose fragrance?

    I'm day 2 into testing this. I'd appreciate any comments/opinions as to how this measures up as a decent rose fragrance. I don't find that it's lasting terribly long, unfortunately, but other than...
  50. How do you display/store your fragrances? And what about those samples?

    I don't mean to ask about the correct way to store fragrances, but rather I'm wondering if anyone displays them, has a special nook or cabinet, or...? Do you rotate them quite regularly?

    I've got...
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    Buying backups, how often & how many?

    I'm very interested to hear any stories about this. I'm going to clear out a cabinet shortly, and I know there are a couple backup bottles in there of fragrances I'm tired of. Thankfully those were...
  52. Re: Evening in Paris and Other Blasts from the Past.

    Trying to get a picture to work, sorry!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 12 May

    Wow, what a gorgeous Ma Griffe bottle, C Rose! And Mr. G's vintage Samsara one!

    That's it. I'll have to hop over to the thread on perfume bottles.
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    Thanks, VintageVogue. I usually go for EDT rather than EDP, although I have the EDP of Joy. Will continue with my test on the 1000 EDT.

    Well, my sampling didn't stop there. A girlfriend and I went...
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    I thought I'd give myself a lift and try out a sample. Finally, after all these years I'm trying Jean Patou's 1000 EDT, and I'm lovin' it so far. I'm wondering if I ought to try the EDP as well?...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 12 May

    Good morning! It sounds like we've pinched the sun for where I am in Canada...?

    Evangeline, the Rose Cardin bottle is very pretty, and I like the Gres Cabaret bottle too, Haunani!

    I'm flying...
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    Re: SotD Monday 10 May

    Is it Monday already? Don't know why Saturday & Sunday whiz by so much faster than Monday & Tuesday.

    Good morning to all. I'm in Chanel Cristalle from a sample.

    Unfortunately this isn't going...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 9 May

    Good morning and Happy Mother's Day for moms!

    I swapped shifts before I realized it was Mother's Day, so am off to work. There's unfortunately a flu outbreak in my ward (I hope I don't get it!),...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 8 May

    I hope we'll hear more about these samplings.:smiley:
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    Re: SotD Saturday 8 May

    Good morning to all! It's a lovely sunny day here in Canada. Hope everyone has a great day.

    I'll be dusting & vacuuming in Vera Wang's Bouquet, and although it'll be difficult, I'll resist the...
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    I finally figured it out. It's the honey note in Angel that makes me want to hurl.:sad:
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    Glad to hear that someone enjoyed this, Thalia. ;) My poor clothes got flung into the washer pronto, and the Chocolovers sample went into the circular filing cabinet. :bath: On a more positive...
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    Pure Purple by Hugo Boss. At first spray - wow, but I got an almost overwhelming smell of grape candy. Until this fragrance, none have come close to being too sweet for me. This one is...almost. I...
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    Re: SotD - Friday the 7th of May

    Good morning to all, and Happy Birthday to lilkcceleb! Everyone's scents sound just heavenly.

    Even though I'm still nursing that blasted cold, I am enjoying Fendi's Celebration.
    ...
  65. Re: What was the perfume that made you the most happy when you bought?

    What a special purchase - I'm going to do my best to sample that one. After Can Can of course. And Happy Birthday to you!



    Pics or you don't have those body jewels!

    That group of treats...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 06 May

    Your wish is my command.
  67. Fragrances I'm ashamed to admit I like (guilty pleasures)

    Drumroll please...

    Mine are (ahem) those 'by' Britney Spears. All but one of them.

    Oh, and Pink Sugar. :o

    I am now officially on a mission to sniff out Can Can.

    :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: SotD Thursday 06 May

    Lol, and here I got to thinking wow, Knize Ten is popular today for some adventurous souls. I read Purplebird7's review of KT...whoa, not sure if I'm brave enough to try it!
  69. Re: Could someone please explain 'dirty floral?'

    That is so very interesting, albeit a bit horrific, lol. What would be a mainstream example of a dirty floral, as well as one that is not? Anyone? Thanks again.
  70. Could someone please explain 'dirty floral?'

    I've tried to research this, but just can't seem to find a good explanation. Thanks in advance!
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    Re: how will know if a perfume is fake?

    Good tips, Critic. Just this week I was scammed on eBay. The product was very, very watered down, and I was familiar with what it should smell like. I'm lucky that I was able to ship back this...
  72. Re: What was the perfume that made you the most happy when you bought?

    I have to admit, one is Baby Doll (YSL). Smells like ruby red grapefruit sprinkled with a little sugar. Glorious. I get such a lift wearing it. It always makes me happy.

    Another contender but I...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 06 May

    Le Grand Duc, I feel so much better hearing this, lol.



    Bwahaha, Wordbird! Does that mean I can now admit it when I wear another flasher celeb's fragrances?! :lipsrsealed: After all, she didn't...
  74. Samples - What is your average order size & how often do you order? Examples?

    I'm very curious as to sample-ordering habits. I've just placed 2 orders, and I'd love to know what others do. Thanks in advance for sharing! :smiley:
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    Re: SotD Thursday 06 May

    Good morning everyone!

    I'm wearing one of my recently received samples - Deep Red (Hugo Boss). I don't have to work until early this evening. :smiley: Will most likely shoehorn in another...
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    Today I caved and bought D & G #3. I tried it this past weekend and just had to have it! Also placed an order for a mini EDT of Versace's Bright Crystal to try, and a mini EDP of Arpege. I haven't...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 May

    Good morning from Canada!

    Am enjoying Lise Watier's Desirable.

    I hope spirits are brighter today for those feeling low. Have a great day, everyone!
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    I'm also interested in hearing about Jean Patou's Cocktail. Better late than never, I'm looking forward to receiving my sample of Jean Patou's 1000. I may order a sample of Mitsouko too.

    Also...
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    Re: Today I sampled.. ( MAY 2010 )

    DKNY Be Delicious.

    The first spray delivered a lively scent of green apple & white grapefruit, which I love. Also there was a little cucumber, more like melon. It was a nice mix with the apple. It...
  80. Re: Need recommendation for online shops within Canada please

    What a coincidence you mentioned FragranceX. Minutes ago my parcel arrived from them with some samples I ordered, along with a $5 off coupon! Thanks for those names - I'll browse their sites.
    ...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 4th of May

    Firstly, thanks so much for the lovely warm welcomes I received yesterday! I know I'm really going to enjoy it here.

    I'm floating on a cloud of Joy perfume, from the little black bottle & red cap....
  82. Need recommendation for online shops within Canada please

    I'd very much appreciate any recommendations for online fragrance purchases within Canada. I've bought from the Fragrance Garage, and am probably going to order from PerfumePlus629. The Fragrance...
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    I just placed an order for Vera Wang's Princess, as well as Circus Fantasy (Britney Spears).

    Can't wait to receive!
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Deep Red by Hugo Boss, followed by:

    Curious by Britney Spears, followed by:

    Escada Moon Sparkle, so far...

    I just returned from a trip to California, so am still in holiday mode (even though...
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    Re: Most worn in April?

    Countless wearings of:

    Fantasy (Britney Spears)
    Miss Dior Cherie
    Hidden Fantasy (Britney Spears)
    Baby Doll (YSL)
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    [QUOTE=Le Grand Duc;1824567][CENTER]
    Did a fleamarket crawl today, and I got lucky;

    60ml vintage Miss Dior, EdT Atomiseur, approx. 55ml left
    75ml Dior Addict, EdP, approx. 60ml left
    30ml...
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    Double post, sorry!
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    Thierry Mugler's Angel. Real icky, strong pine note. And I hate pine. Can't clean with it either!

    Also, the opening of Vera Wang's Princess. Smells of rotting cantaloupe rind.
  89. How many different scents do you change to in a day? Examples?

    Hi! My first post here. I'd love to hear about anyone else changing what scent they wear throughout the day, evening, and bedtime! My mood changes so I switch between trying samples and wearing...
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