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  1. Re: How to open stuck glass stopper from the perfume bottle?

    Here is step by step directions from Sorcery of Scent's blog: http://sorceryofscent.blogspot.com/2010/11/faq-how-do-i-remove-perfume-stopper.html Very important thing he mentions is, that you should...
  2. Re: Stereotypical "Feminine" Bottles, Packaging: Irritating? Offensive? Humiliating?

    Here's some very basic information about this masterpiece: http://www.nga.gov/education/tchan_5_04.htm
    As to 'boob thing' it might be interesting to read about symbolism of female breasts in art. ...
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    Re: Parfum/ Pure Parfum/ Extrait collections

    You mean you have pure perfume of Classique? I've never heard of it. Is it a splash bottle?
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    Re: what are your favorite mossy fragrances?

    Dioressence (but avoid recent reformulation).
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    Re: How do you pronounce your fragrances?

    This site is very helpful: http://fragnameoftheday.blogspot.com/
  6. Re: Who uses their classiest scents as room spray?

    No, not really, but sometimes I spray my perfumes in the air to see how they smell from a distance and when they aren't affected by skin chemistry. It can be pretty interesting experience.
  7. Re: What is wrong with us, why are we attracted to dirty scent? Musc Kublai Kahn

    LOL! And I always think: what is wrong with all those people attracted to sterile scents?
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    Re: Van Cleef and Arpels Pour Homme

    Not that I'm a lady, but I'm wearing it :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - January 2012

    Nice! Really nice!
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    Re: Robert Piguet fragrances - EDP vs. parfum

    I only have EDP and pure perfume versions of Bandit. Both modern releases. To my nose scent-wise they are almost identical, perfume being only slightly deeper and softer. Also longevity is about the...
  11. Re: Show-Off your Hall of Fame Fragrance that you own....Legendary Fragrance

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7017/6653214407_81bca4e460_z.jpg


    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7157/6653217413_defcf8f214_z.jpg
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    Re: Underrated...

    Eau d'Ikar
  13. Re: Strangest and rudeest question ever: any of the Basenotes ladies got complimented by other ladie

    @Ken: Oh. Then I must say that I, too, find your question perfectly appropriate.
  14. Re: Strangest and rudeest question ever: any of the Basenotes ladies got complimented by other ladie

    A question to Ken: Are you being sarcastic? I sure get the sarcastic vibe from the way you introduced your question and I find it funny, but others here seem to react seriously. So are you serious or...
  15. Re: Strangest and rudeest question ever: any of the Basenotes ladies got complimented by other ladie

    Ladies seem to love Patchouli Noir by Il Profvmo.
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    Re: Best beginner resources?

    I've heard good things about The Essence of Perfume by Roja Dove.
  17. Re: Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    Oh wow. What a post.
    I can totally relate to what you are saying about the violet and "suspended emotion". Also color 'violet', as we know, is combination of red and blue. Red=passion, emotions and...
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    Re: Your most formal fragrance

    +1 for Eau Sauvage. But surprised to see Amouage Gold mentioned. I'll add Cravache and Futur by Robert Piguet, New York by Parfums de Nicolai and Opium Pour Homme EDT.
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    Re: Summing Up 2011

    Best department store release/Best niche release -- Sisley Eau d'Ikar (not sure how to classify it)
    Best bottle design -- Alien Sunessence Edition Limitee 2011 Or d`Ambre
    Your personal discovery...
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    Re: ASH, well hes at it again.

    +1.
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    Re: ASH, well hes at it again.

    It hurts to read this thread :cry:
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    Re: Saturday Freebie Thread

    Thank you so much! :kiss:
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    Re: Saturday Freebie Thread

    Oh, I love Cristobal! May I have the lotion?
  24. Re: Please recommend a gourmand for a 14 year old

    Vanille Chocolat by Laurence Dumont
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    Re: Feminine Incense?

    Amouage Memoir Woman
  26. Re: What does Amouage bottle has written on the bottom ?Thanks a lot

    I only have one Amouge and I, too, was surprised when I didn't find any information on the bottom of my bottle except for a batch (?) code. And I must admit that the whole packaging doesn't look THAT...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Bottles

    http://www.perfumeprojects.com/museum/bottles/images/Jicky.jpg

    http://www.cafleurebon.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/roja-jicky2.jpg
    ...
  28. Re: Your house is burning and you can only save one bottle of cologne...

    This thread is such an eye-opener...





    Good one! :thumbup:


    And to answer the question: it would be a vintage parfum bottle of Replique by Raphael.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    That's ART.
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    Re: Glass-stoppered bottles or no? Bottle size?

    Big Yes to real ground glass stoppers and big No to "modern" glass stoppers with rubber around them.
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    Re: Androgynous, gothic scent advice?

    I was looking at the picture of Robert Smith that Fainting mentions in his first post and notes that come to mind are tuberose, incense, moss, tobacco, musc and a bit of leather. While I can't really...
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    Re: Most sought after flankers

    Dior Addict "Dior Twist"
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    Re: Androgynous, gothic scent advice?

    +1 for Memoir Woman. I hear you about the money and this one is VERY expensive, but you still might want to try it for the love of art.
    Other than that - how about Eau de Galliano?
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    Re: Arpege Pour Homme discontinued?

    I have that feeling too. Here it disappeared from the shelves a long time ago.
  35. Re: Muscs Koublai Khan resembles Bal a Versailles?

    I have vintage BaV in EDC concentration and yes, I can definitely see the connection. Except for the "cold smoke" (like the smell of burnt out ashes) note of MKK. Even BaV EDC becomes warm and sweet...
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    Re: Do your scents have "soundtracks"?

    Threads like this make me love BN. Where else can you talk about these things and not get strange looks?

    Amouage - Epic Woman: Dakota Suite "One Day Without Harming You"...
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    Re: Roudnitska's funk

    Dioressence
    Rive Gauche
    Knowing
    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme
    Fougere Bengale (and other Parfum d`Empire creations)
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    +1 :)
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    I agree. And I also like the box. All these colors go very well together:
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31blECnxxwL._AA300_.jpg
    (Now I'm curious about the scent)
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    Re: Guerlain Jicky (1889) - EDT

    What about the longevity of the current EDT/PDT?
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    Replique by Raphael

    There is Replique by Long Lost Perfumes in the database, but not the original Replique by Raphael. Can we please have it added?
    ...
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays Anno 2011

    Thanks for the link, devilcat.

    I might actually participate in this sync - there are quite a few for me to choose from:
    Gaultier2
    Classique
    Lalique Le Parfum
    John Galliano EDP
    Velvet Hour...
  43. Re: What is the significance of fragrance for you?

    Great post, JaimeB. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Scent as prepackaged persona

    Very interesting thread, blkbrd. I would like to answer the question with William Blake quote:
    The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in...
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    Lalique Fleur de Cristal

    Lalique Fleur de Cristal

    http://www.getdu.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Lalique_2.jpg

    Top notes: Calabrian bergamot, pink pepper and sambac jasmine
    Heart notes: lily of the valley,...
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    Re: Need ideas for a wedding scent.

    Please give Lalique by Lalique a try. It's a breathtakingly beautiful, soft, feminine and romantic perfume. Classy but not overt the top.
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    Re: Do you close your eyes during sniffing?!

    Another thing I have noticed. I smell better not only with my eyes open, but also with my ears "open". For example, if I have my headphones on, I need to take them off in order to smell better.
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    Re: What's the point?

    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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    Re: What perfume has given you most compliments?

    Patchouli Noir by Il Profumo - the first time I wore it to work, I got four compliments in a row. Made me think: did I just pay 100+USD for a crowd pleaser?
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    Re: Unsung Treasures

    Apparition by Emanuel Ungaro
    Cheerful and playful scent with beautiful raspberry note. Sounds pinky-girly, but it's not.

    NafNaf by NafNaf
    Another treasure for those with a sweet tooth....
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    Re: I need your advice...

    How about using tweezers? Some medical tweezers are really slim: http://www.123rf.com/photo_1729379_medical-single-use-tweezers-isolated-on-black-background.html and I think you can get them in most...
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    Re: Do you close your eyes before sniffing?!

    Definitely true for me.
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    Re: Le Labo........much ado about nothing.....

    Amen
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    Re: some summer vetivers

    Etro Vetiver
    Bois 1920 Vetiver Ambrato
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    Re: Soothing Fresh And Sophisticated Scents

    Sandalo e The by Bois 1920 http://www.luckyscent.com/shop/detail.asp?itemid=37602
  56. Re: FRAGRANCE THREADS that should be avoided like the Plague!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dedovshchina
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    Re: Stilboide Fluid

    Oops, sorry for the trouble. I just unblocked the PMs.
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    Re: Stilboide Fluid

    Thank you, SoS. Those are good news :) Yes, I had Guerlain stilboides in mind and I'm particularly interested in Liu, that otherwise is quite expensive.
    Can you please advice me on how to use these...
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    Stilboide Fluid

    Please share your thoughts on this concentration.
    Thank you!
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    Re: Just posted some new photos of Invasion Barbare

    Gorgeous photos! Thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Old bookstore smell

    Antique Bookshop - Vetiver Ambrato by Bois 1920
    Old leather-bound books (rich are the rooms and the comfort's there, red are the arms of luxuriant chairs) - Patchouli Noir by Il Profvmo
    Old books...
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    Vento di Fiori by Bois 1920

    https://www.perfumeraffystore.com/productcart/pc/catalog/I_Preziosi_-_Vento_di_Fiori.jpg
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    Re: Imagery from fragrances

    Amouage Memoir Woman
    http://www.cafleurebon.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Memoir_ad.jpg

    http://28.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lh3h167hr21qb88q5o1_500.jpg
    by Pierre Molinier
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    Re: the smell of cosmetics

    Marc Jacobs Men
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    It looks like my Lucifer has killed the thread.
    So here's something more cheerful.
    Let's keep the game going. This is such a wonderful thread.
    ...
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    Re: Fragrances Users / Fragrances Lovers

    Oh, that's a really interesting thing you're saying about those different approaches. I think I've always seen perfumery as a form of art. I recall a couple of years ago we went shopping with a...
  67. Re: Patchouli lovers....need help finding a replacement for....

    Patchouli Noir by Il Profumo.
  68. Thread: Eisenberg

    by Habanitta
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    Eisenberg

    Eisenberg:
    Back to Paris
    Love Affair
    So French!
    Le Peche
    Diabolique
    Tentation
    J'Ose
    Rouge & Noir
    Eau Fraiche
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    Vanille Noire by Yves Rocher

    Vanille Noire Yves Rocher

    http://beautyblitz.com/uploadedImages/features/Scent_Blitz/Slides/1010-noteworthy-boutique-fragrances-yves-rocher-vanille-noir.jpg
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    (untitled) Maison Martin Margiela

    (untitled) Maison Martin Margiela

    http://www.ablogcuratedby.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Maison-Martin-Margiela-Untitled-Perfume-1.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought - March 2011

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Yves-Saint-Laurent/Rive-Gauche-Intense-4238.html
    I'm not sure if it's still in production, but I'm sure I've one of these bottles before.
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    Re: Imagery from fragrances

    Cassini Perfume
    http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lhh7bsTH251qzoaqio1_500.jpg
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    Re: The Weirder the Better

    ROFL! This is the funniest post I've read. Sarcasm at its best!
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    Re: The most unique fragrance house

    Piguet
    Parfum d'Empire
    Mugler
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    Re: Supersized fragrances !!

    Alien Giant Golden Excess - 1 liter
  76. Re: so I do like Encre Noire... Will i also like Etro's Vetiver ?

    Why not? I think it would sound great during the summer with informal clothes and laid back attitude. Maybe it lacks huge personality of EN but it's more friendly and very comfortable to wear.
  77. Re: so I do like Encre Noire... Will i also like Etro's Vetiver ?

    EN is urban vetiver.
    EV is back to nature vetiver.
  78. Re: Your favorite fragrance info sites and blogs?

    http://guerlainperfumebottles.webs.com/
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    http://www.lenoma.ru/upload/iblock/7d5/amouage_gold_pour_homme.jpg
    Amouage Gold

    http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lfak6tjalx1qcuammo1_500.jpg
    Le Genie du mal by Guillaume Geefs
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    if I may :undecided:
    http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lg66h9YFQZ1qbyk5qo1_500.jpg
    An Interesting Letter by Julius LeBlanc Stewart
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    Arpege pour Homme
    8950

    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lcai7jfpNy1qzvsqto1_500.jpg
    by Lori Nix
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    Unbelievable! I must admit, that judging by the quality of your pictures, I was absolutely sure you have your little studio at home. :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    Breathtaking shot! Gotta love the black background.
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    Eau Illuminee Parfums DelRae
    http://j.luxlux.pl/l1608/2db359dd00059d52478a5101/185721.jpg



    http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ktqj2uN4531qzhl9eo1_500.jpg
    by Roland Tamayo
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    Gucci Rush


    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lbr91c0VIT1qahuhjo1_500.jpg
    John William Waterhouse, Ophelia
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    Omnia Green Jade
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_an6d8X4_6dU/TLcnesw117I/AAAAAAAAA6c/y37UgBGFqyg/s1600/nd.4941.jpg



    http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l92ez9w8HP1qaaxe1o1_500.jpg
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    Volupte by Oscar de La Renta
    http://www.getprice.com.au/images/uploadimg/250_BimgOscar%20De%20La%20Renta%20Volupte%2030ml%20EDT.jpg

    ...
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    Re: Shalimar Parfum Initial

    http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/funny-pictures-cat-hates-cupcake.jpg
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    La Nuit de l'Homme by YSL
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_-67-8L1e1Kc/TSiZBLkMorI/AAAAAAAAAEA/ov72KNBEkVU/s1600/YSL%252520la%252520nuit%252520de%252520lhomme.jpg

    ...
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    Re: Very coconutty and suntan lotion scents

    Neonatura Cocoon by Yves Rocher
  91. Re: do the 'noses' of those close to you develop with yours?

    1. Maybe they would if I'd spend more time educating them, but I try not to bother people with my addiction.
    2. Yes, there are people who have very sensitive noses. But I would also like to add...
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    http://www.perfume4u.co.uk/acatalog/lanvin_arpege_main.jpg


    http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lfioinczmz1qbwdm8o1_500.jpg
    Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Before Sunrise
  93. Re: fun, flirty, floral/fruity, feminine suggestions please!

    Apparition by Ungaro
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    Re: lol ;-) by Lulu Castagnette

    When it comes to Lulu Castagnette perfumes, saying "don't judge a book by its cover" comes to mind. Unfortunately, they are quite expensive and hard to find.
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    http://www.comparestoreprices.co.uk/images/ch/christian-dior-midnight-poison-elixir-edp-atomizer-50ml.jpg


    ...
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    Re: Game: suggest a scent to a work of art

    Cinnabar by Estee Lauder


    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lee3zybfuR1qcgynpo1_400.jpg
    Shadow of a Doubt
    by Francois Schuiten
  97. Re: I'm craving summery scents - had enough of the winter blues

    It is available here and BTW it has very nice coconut note. For me the only problem with this perfume is it's staying power.
  98. Re: I'm craving summery scents - had enough of the winter blues

    I love Comptoir Sud Pacifique scents and Vanille Coco is my favorite! But yesterday I wore Matin Calin, such a warm and cozy scent.
    Other perfumes that remind me of summer are:
    Infusion de Fleur...
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    Re: Layering Thread

    Bandit+Habanita=amazing stuff!
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    Re: OMG I Can't Make Up My Mind!

    I usually have this problem on weekends when I have more time in the morning.
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