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  1. Re: How long does your interest in a fragrance last

    I have a huge collection so, in order to keep from being bored, I have everything basically quartered off to the four seasons. Keeps me looking forward to the next season while enjoying the hell...
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    Re: Pure Malt, after the hype

    Pure Malt is one of my stellar scents for banquets and dances. The wafts can be surreal.
  3. Re: [INTL] Creed Royal Mayfair/Dior Privee/Amouage/Frederic Malle/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Pr

    Remik,

    Please put me down for 25ml of Creed Spice & Wood. Thank you.
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    Re: Performing musicians of Basenotes

    +1!!
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    Re: Best Parfums de Marly???

    Just bought Herod. It's heavenly! I can't wait for fall weather. I might try on a balmy summer night at a baseball game. You gotta share something this beautiful!
  6. Re: Suggestions please for a natural smelling/wild RASPBERRY smelling fragrance ?

    +2 !!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yesterday, I approached three young dudes on a porch to assist me with getting a young lady's car to the curb. As they were following me to the vehicle, one of them, with furrowed brow, asked me what...
  8. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    My money is in and I'm patiently waiting.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was sitting in an auditorium yesterday when suddenly a lady, sitting in front of me, turned around and said, "I smell you and you smell doggone good!" Blushing, I thanked her quietly. L'homme!!!...
  10. Re: What do you wear when you want to make a statement

    Herod or Clive Christian "C" or Chambre Noir.
  11. Re: What is your most favorite smelling fragrance you currently own?

    Tie between Jubilation XXV and Herod.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I must be on a roll! Now when I'm running routine errands, I tend to wear my less than stellar fragrances. Yesterday, I was shopping in a department store and was paying for a number of articles...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Smelled, liked and copped this summer fragrance at a major department store. Yesterday, I took a tray of subs to the wake of a friend's mother. Immediately after I entered the house, a woman...
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    Re: Select two orientals......

    MIP
    H.M. (Price Range)
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    Re: What fragrances make you want to dress up?

    Creed's Bois du Portugal puts me in a nice sophisticated bubble.
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    Re: Creed Winsdor to be re-released July 2015

    What kind of sense does that make to release the SAME cologne under a different name.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    How in the world can you predetermine which batch you're gonna receive? Who lets you pick and choose?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was going over to the soda fountain of a local seafood eatery when a young man, sitting with his girlfriend, called out to me. "Sir, could you please tell me the name of that cologne you're...
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    Re: Fruity Surprises: Recommend me more

    Jubilation XXV...yussuhhh!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Friday, I was on an out of town bus trip. On one of the rest stops, I was going down the aisle of the bus when a lady grabbed my wrist and with a very concerned expression on her face, she whispered...
  21. Re: CREED WINDSOR/Roja Dove/Armani Privé/Dior Privée/Hermes/Amouage/Acqua di Parma/Heeley/+++

    50ml of Windsor, please!
  22. Re: Roja Dove/Armani Privé/Dior Privée/Creed/Xerjoff/Amouage/Acqua di Parma/Heeley/+++

    Job well done, Remik! Received my PWC! YOU'VE GOT THESE SPLITS DOWN TO A FINE SCIENCE AND I REALLY APPRECIATE IT!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was greeting an old school friend at a basketball tournament yesterday. She exclaimed, "Mmmmmm, you're smelling so good and everything! Look at you! " Doggone, I just don't get all the love for...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    rotflmaco! ! ! !
  25. Re: Roja Dove/Creed/Dior Privee/Tom Ford Private Blend/Amouage/Armani Prive/Chanel Les Exclusifs

    Remik, I would love 25ml of Creed Pure White Cologne
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    Re: What is your strategy/structure/system...?

    If I'm just running to the store, I'll tell Kiton Men to get on the bullpen and get warmed up by the time I'm outta the shower.
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    Re: What is your strategy/structure/system...?

    Of course seasons and what I want to smell like that day constitutes the real decision. However, for the sake of fun with variety, I treat mine as a baseball manager would his starting and relief...
  28. Re: Thinking About Layering Noir de Noir With Tobacco Vanille For Valentine's Dance

    Gents, thank you for all the sound advice and astute observations. This board is tops! I mean that. At your behest, I took NDN out for a trial run this evening and it turned in a stellar performance!...
  29. Re: Thinking About Layering Noir de Noir With Tobacco Vanille For Valentine's Dance

    I'm sorry; I'm looking for that deep, sweet, chocolatety rose thing that is associated with Valentine's Day but I'd like TV to keep it driving nicely through the evening.
  30. Thinking About Layering Noir de Noir With Tobacco Vanille For Valentine's Dance

    Gotta huge dance this weekend and I'm wondering whether or not anybody has layered these two fragrances? My guess is that TV will nicely ramp up its NDN brother for a delightful evening of food, song...
  31. Re: Do you take it personally when someone doesn't like your fragrance choices?

    I would just stare at them as if they have lost their minds. I would never give a stranger or associate a negative report of their fragrance but I would compliment them.
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    Re: Your Valentine's day scent?

    I'm going with TF Noir de Noir or TF Tobacco Oud
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    Re: Negative Comments

    :undecided::embarassed: :lolk: Damn, man!! I JUST ordered a big bottle YESTERDAY!😂😄😃
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    Re: Name that creed!

    I put on some BdP and went to a church meeting. I could hardly concentrate on what was being said as I sat there luxuriating in this beautiful fragrance that was quietly engulfing me!
  35. Re: Guess Seductive Homme vs Guess Seductive Homme Blue ?

    Maybe I'll break out GUESS for tonight's meeting. That's why I enjoy reading these threads.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yesterday , Pure Malt caused a woman to nuzzle her nose against my throat and just sigh! I was smelling so good until it was a little embarrassing!
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    Re: Major price hike for Creeds on Fragrancenet

    Drats! They're going to drive us back to CURVE! !
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    Re: Most versatile Gourmands?

    My awesome secret! Reyane Tradition's INSURRECTION!!
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    Re: Pick 2 from your collection

    Bois du Portugal and Jubilation XXV. Not only do they smell delightful but because they give me amazing projection.
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    Re: How much is your collection worth?

    Low estimate would be $20,000
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    Re: Top Ten Winter Fragrances

    Bdp
    royal oud
    tdh parfum
    clive christian c
    clive christian x
    pure malt
    tobacco vanille
    tuscan leather
    eau sauvage edt
    chergui
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I wore Interlude to a party last night and got three compliments....I guess! One young woman said that somebody smelled nice when she got near me. Also, I had two ladies referring to smelling...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was cashing and depositing in my bank:

    Teller: My! I smell your cologne over here and it is VERY nice!
    Me: Really? Why, thank you!
    Teller: Could you tell me what it is? It's lovely!
    Me:...
  44. Re: How do you decide what to wear on Thanksgiving? (or any big meal oriented holiday)

    I'm leaning toward Burberry London but I playfully spritzed some AdG in the air and OH, MY GOODNESS! ! Heavens!
  45. Thread: Damn you USPS !

    by cadenz
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    Re: Damn you USPS !

    That happened to me also last month. I got an empty box! ! I was furious but Fragrancenet gladly righted that wrong. TODAY, I'm gonna be WAITING for the mail man! !
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    Re: Winter Is Coming

    I forgot Interlude Man and Jubilation XXV
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    Re: Winter Is Coming

    Tobacco Vanille
    Tuscan Leather
    Clive Christian C &X
    Pure Malt/Pure Havane
    L'INSTANT extreme
    Chergui
    Bentley Intense
    Midnight In Paris
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    Re: Do you have an uncommon signature fragrance?

    Eau du Verdon by L'Occitane! Man, they love it! Nice, airy and minty.
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    rotflmaco!!!!
  50. Re: Hypothetical Situation: you only get 3 frags for the rest of your life

    Aventus
    Pure Malt
    ADG
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    Re: ORIGINAL SANTAL from frangrancenet.com

    I sure hope money is not being subtracted from somewhere in my accounts for these lousy magazines! I don't even golf!
  52. Poll: Re: VOTING - Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit L Homme vs Bleu de chanel? WHICH ONE DO YOU LIKE BETTER?

    Bleu lasts longer and is a favorite with the ladies but La Nuit smells better and brings down its share of compliments. Tough choice but La Nuit "brung me to the dance."
  53. Re: Best compliment you have ever gotten on one of your colognes

    I was in the grocery store and a guy's wife got really excited over my cologne. She pointed to her husband near the bananas and told me that she would NEVER let him out of the house wearing what I...
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    Re: Sillage?? Solved!! LOL

    Thanks to all. I will get my nose on some of your suggestions including Versace Eros.
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    Sillage?? Solved!! LOL

    Desperate for decent, sustained sillage for this cookout tomorrow, I was testing some of my fragrances so I started off with Thierry Mugler's A*Men on a test strip. I sprayed a little, smelled it and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Today, I was at a baseball game and Chergui was wafting her magic. A chick in front of me kept turning to her right and sniffing in the wind. My lady kept telling me how lovely it smelled throughout...
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    Re: Keep the LOVES, ditch the LIKES?

    1+ ��
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was gonna take my car in for repairs yesterday so I showered and spritzed a little used Tom Ford For Men and drove off. Later, after I explained to the mechanic what I wanted done, another customer...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I tell ya, this has never happened to me before! For the second day in a row, I've been complimented profusely over the Versace PH that I'm wearing. I was at the deli counter in a supermarket when a...
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    Re: Disappointed with ADG Essenza

    Gotta stick with my original. One spray from that nozzle hits like a fireman's hose, leaving you all cooled down. I'll put it up against any fragrance nozzle.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Walked into a fast food restaurant for a roast beef sandwich. As I ordered, the cashier suddenly looked up,from what she was doing and said, "Gee, you really smell good today! What is the occasion?"...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I just received and took L'Humaniste out of the box to spray and wear to a convention. Upon arriving at the place, I IMMEDIATELY received a gushing compliment on this fresh, luscious fragrance! Wow!...
  63. Re: Fragrances that got lot of love/attention in the past on Basenotes

    How in the world was the hype around the masterpiece Terre D' Hermes forgotten?
  64. Thread: L'Occitane

    by cadenz
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    Re: L'Occitane

    When I was in NYC, I went into the small L'Occitane store near Times Square. The very pleasant SA steered me to a refreshing, minty and airy summer scent that Leonardo DiCaprio (?) exclusively comes...
  65. Re: Best formal (suit and tie/tuxedo) fragrance releases in the past 5 years.

    Clive Christian's "C" will float around you throughout the gala evening!
  66. Thread: Best sprayers?

    by cadenz
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    Re: Best sprayers?

    I can see why Aqua di Gio is No. 1. The force of that sprayer can coat and knockdown the side of a house!! :eek::eek:
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    Re: Fragrances with some stank

    Givenchy Gentleman.....I detect hangover vomit
    Lapidus PH.......I don't think there's three percent of us brave enough to wear this crap outside the home!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    This is a great spring day to be outside. I was chatting with an old schoolmate when she suddenly told me that I smelled "divine."
    Hey, man. Get used to it. Aventus.
  69. Re: "Basenotes members aren't qualified to give their opinion on fragrances."

    :D:D:2vrolijk_08::2vrolijk_08::vrolijk_26: ROTFLMACO!!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I don't know if this qualifies as a compliment but Sunday, my choir director was stepping by me to get to the piano when she suddenly jerked her head in my direction. I guess the involuntary motion...
  71. Thread: Am I addicted?

    by cadenz
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    Re: Am I addicted?

    I was in your same shoes.......until the surplus cash ran out! Don't worry, you will be fine even though this hobby can be highly addictive.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was out with a girl and she kept squealing in ecstasy about how SEXY my fragrance was. Chergui, my son, I'm going to move you waaay up in the rotation. I have been reserving you too much for...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    At a basketball tournament, I was walking along the outer concourse. I greeted an approaching friend and she immediately told me that I smelled really, really good. That drydown of King LeMale is...
  74. Re: What perfume use famous people ? For example,Pitt,Bush,Clooney,Lance Armstrong,etc...

    Steve Harvey wears Tuscan Leather because it's a powerful scent for a larger than life man.
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    Re: To smell or not to smell...

    When a woman.....or ANYONE!....tells you that you smell wonderful, it just makes your WHOLE damn day!!! :2vrolijk_08::2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather

    My man, it's a first class fragrance. Why wouldn't you just wear it if you like it and can afford it?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    During the dinner after a funeral, a female acquaintance sidled up to me and whispered that I smelled "luscious ." Pure Malt hit the mark again!
  78. Re: Fragrances you don't care for but your significant other loves!

    All this nice stuff I wear and she keeps bugging me to wear Givenchy Pi??!!! Man!
  79. Re: What has joining Basenotes taught you about your tastes?

    BN has taken me from Lacoste PH to Clive Christian "C" and damn near everything in between! Because of you, I'm sooooo cultivated, happy
    And BROKE AS A CONVICT! Now, let me off this damn...
  80. Re: What's That One Mainstream Fragrance That You Love

    Aqua di Gio! I LOVE that stuff! Man! It comes gushing out of the sprayer in a cold, forceful rush i see why the sillage is so astonishing! Can't wait until spring!
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    Re: What a load of BS

    :cheesy: LMFAO!! Yep! That just about sizes it up!
  82. Re: I think I need to split my collection seasonally...

    +1. The same for me as my collection is pretty extensive. Then I also have a versatile group for minor meetings, grocery shopping, rehearsals, etc.
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    Re: How many years does a fragrance keep?

    Which App do you use?
  84. Thread: Dumpster scents

    by cadenz
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    Re: Dumpster scents

    Lmao!
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    Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme vs. Infusion d'Homme

    When I walk into an establishment wearing a suit and enveloped in PAPH, I damn near feel like a dignitary! Important!
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    Re: your most special fragrance moment?

    As I was sitting in church, I couldn't even concentrate on the service as I was being totally entranced with the Pure Havane I was wearing. That experience was just fascinating as, for my first time,...
  87. Re: Do you use any of your fragrances as room spray?

    Blind bought Izod and Lacoste Essential.
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    Re: Has anyone ever insulted your fragrance?

    "Somebody smells like they vomited." Damn! I've been self conscious about Pure Malt ever since.
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    Re: Fragrances you lost passion for

    Givenchy Gentleman now reminds me of beer halls and throw up.
  90. Re: The "best" fragrances have something "foul" or "nasty" about them?

    Carnal Flower!!! Wheeeew! My wife told me to never put that shiznit on again!!! It's just collecting dust!
  91. Thread: Fragrance Wear

    by cadenz
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    Re: Fragrance Wear

    Most nights I inform one of my pitchers that he will be on the mound the next day. Then I will place him in the bullpen (on top of my dresser). However, as manager, I have the liberty to replace him...
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    Re: Pledge to stop buying

    The above statement should be placed in the Fragrance Hall Of Fame! This site is what is addictive and we can't stay away enough to see our plans through. This is why I broke down and ordered...
  93. Re: A scent you don't really care for anymore, but keep it because of the scent memory?

    Still can't let go of my beloved Lacoste Pour Homme. It accompanied me to Atlanta to visit an old girlfriend and she just LOVED it! I don't wear it much at all anymore but I still love to sniff it...
  94. Re: Is this normal for Creed Imperial Millesime 3 hour longevity

    [QUOTE=adonis;2068066]I recently sprayed some fresh MI on from a legit bottle. Three hours later, all I smelled was a bit of Ambergris and a lot of skin.[/QUOTE

    ROTFLMAO! :cheesy::cheesy:
  95. Poll: Re: I am going to a formal engagement party. what to put on?

    The same thing happened to me today at a graduation. I was pretty stunned that no one noticed a first rate fragrance! Geez.....
  96. Thread: C'Mon Man...

    by cadenz
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    Re: C'Mon Man...

    C'mon, Man to D & G for making a fragrance that smells as good as The One only to have it last for an hour! C'mon, Man!!!!!:angry::angry:
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    In line at a local 7/11, getting gas and lottery ticket. A chick gets rung up and heads for the door, exclaiming; "Myyyyyyy, my! One of you gentlemen is smelling mighty good this morning!"...
  98. Re: I can not stop buying fragrances so I am thinking about selling my collection!

    I had to limit my spending because of a change in status. However, this is what I do to keep from being distressed over the large collection I've already obtained. Instead of selling or ditching; I...
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    Re: Most complimented Niche -

    GIT and Chergui, babeeeeeee!!!! I even had a normally reserved acquaintance walk directly up to me and plant a soulful kiss on my cheek for the glorious scent cloud I was enveloped in while wearing...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was wrapping up a very pleasant date and, as I was leaving, she squeezed me and said, " You've been smelling delicious all night! Do me a favor; If you ever empty that bottle of cologne, just give...
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