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    Re: Fall 1st Date Frag

    Thanks for ALL of the input, you bring up some good points.
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    Fall 1st Date Frag

    So fall is finally in the air and I'm meeting up with a new girl for an evening of wine tasting and sushi. I'm looking for something to make a nice first impression of hey this guy smells great too!...
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    Re: What are you wearing for Thanksgiving?

    Gucci II or London
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    Re: Ruehl no 935 cologne

    Stock up on a couple bottles if you really love it, there's quite a few on ebay in the $20 range
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    Re: rum and leather and smoke

    By Kilian's Straight to Heaven is worth taking a sniff, it has a wonderful boozy rum opening with some vanilla, leather and a long lasting smoky woody patchouli drydown. I personally love it.
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    Weird Fragrance Note Search

    One of the smells I've encountered that I really like for some weird reason is that of black plastic trash bags (not in a suffocation sense:rolleyes: ) If you ever had a box of bags or a bag in the...
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    Re: Recommendations for 'man-florals'?

    Dior Homme is a beautiful buttery smooth sweet Iris. Probably the favorite floral I've encountered so far, I absolutely love it, and it can be found much more reasonably than most niche florals it...
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    Re: Yuletide Fragrances of Noel.

    Interesting, this is the one I had in mind, for some reason I really associate it with the holiday/Christmas feel, not really sure why, but I really enjoy it during that time of year.
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    Re: Recommendations for a "dark" frag

    I'd second this
  10. Re: Incense fragances recomendations must try

    Gucci Pour Homme I
    C&S Frankincense and Myrrh
    and there's definitely some incense that adds to the feel of Kouros if you can stand wearing it to find it.
  11. Re: Burberry London Special Edition & Issey On The Rock

    The London SE is already going on ebay for like $35... I really need to try it, I love London and feel like a fresher take would make a great frag as well.
  12. Re: Seriously, which are THE best DESIGNER fragrances ?

    Terre d'Hermes
    Gucci Pour Homme
    Chanel Egoïste
    Burberry London
  13. Re: Sillage / Longevity on Straight to Heaven.

    Remarkable sillage and longevity. 2 sprays from a sample atomizer project strongly for 12+ hours, and I've caught wiffs of the patch drydown over 24 hours and one shower later
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Which Oriental for Winter?

    I voted for Egoïste because I absolutely love it, but I hate to admit I haven't tried any of the others, I've been dying to try habit rouge but can't even find anywhere to sample it.
  15. Re: Your least favourite notes and how you were won over...

    Oakmoss if detectable by itself makes me nauseous, I just can't stand the smell of it particularly in frags like Sung Homme, I don't mind it too much if well blended with other notes. Also synthetic...
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    Re: Best Lavender?

    I personally love C&S's Oxford and Cambridge. It's a beautiful light, fresh, slightly minty opening true lavender to me. People complain about longevity, but it's great on me... I just wish I could...
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    Re: Straight To Heaven Disappointment

    Wow, on my skin this is a sillage and longevity monster. With one to two sprays from a sample atomizer it projects the beautiful rum vanilla cedar patchouli haze for a couple hours and then dries...
  18. If You Could Only Wear One House's Frags...

    for the rest of your life, which house would you choose?

    For me I'd say probably Chanel. I love Egoïste, AHS, AEB, and like Monsieur and Antaeus, I'm still familiarizing myself, but I've liked...
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    Recommend Me a Wedding Frag

    I'm a 20 year old guy going to a close friend's wedding this weekend, not in the bridal party, but am close to the majority of the guests. I'm not goin full suit, probably vest/slacks/tie, and it...
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    Re: Favorite Everyday Fragrance

    YSL L'homme
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    Re: The best Bond no.9?

    Wall St is one of my favorite frags period.

    I also like Central Park, can enjoy New Haarlem in the right conditions, and I like Chez Bond far better than GIT.
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    Re: Fake Dolce Gabbana By Man?

    I ran into this exact same situation at my local mall last weekend. I saw the mythical box and had almost the exact same experience with the guy working in there. I've never been able to smell the...
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    Re: Gentleman's Cinnamon

    Must de Cartier :D
  24. Re: I need your opinions on a few fragrances...

    The only one I've sampled is Sak's for him, it was rather unpleasant to me, kind of a harsh synthetic incense, I usually like some incense frags, but this one just grated on me, wouldn't recommend it.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio, just how common is this?

    It's currently and has been the number one selling and worn cologne in the world afaik. Granted it's a good smelling aquatic, but everywhere you go people will be wearing it and know exactly what you...
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    Poll: Re: The Creed Windsor Poll

    What if we did a blind split 25 ways for 10ml of it, then we could all sample it without being out of a month's rent...:D
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    Re: Masculine Fragrance for hot days!

    Eau d'Orange Verte and the Concentré
    Mugler Cologne
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    All very refined masculine colognes that smell great
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    I love Neiman Marcus

    I stopped into NM while on a sampling binge at the mall today and saw a rack of the Tom Ford fragrances and the Tom Ford rep/sa standing by. I chatted with him for a bit and sampled about 8 or 9 of...
  29. Re: NEW: Christian Audigier for Men... The Poor Man's Straight to Heaven?

    I tried it today, it's pretty good for a poor-reputed designer, sweet opening decent wood/leather drydown. I don't however get any similarities to STH which I wear on a weekly basis and adore.

    The...
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    Re: Scent with the most longevity?

    By Kilians last and last on me, I've caught wiffs of Patchouli 30+ hours after spraying STH even after a shower. Love, Liasons, and aToH also have tremednous lasting power
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~ September 2009 ~~~

    Well, in the last week, I've bought 10 samples (4 by Kilian, 4 bond and 2 Micallef), a bottle of Cool Water Deep (I know it's not groundbreaking, but I like it for easy casual wear and it was dirt...
  32. Re: new cologne from Express(clothes store) Reserve.

    Hmm, bottle reminds me of GPH, looks pretty nice, I'll have to go check it out
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    Re: Which of these Tom Ford?

    GPH
    (Although I'm waiting for my bb M7 to come, I have high hopes for it)
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    Re: Top 5 with a Twist

    My top 5 would be
    Straight to Heaven
    Wall Street
    Silver Mountain water
    Dior Homme
    Must de Cartier


    I only own two of those in >than sample size
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    Re: Your Top 5

    Dior Homme
    YSL L'homme
    Terre d'Hermes
    Must de Cartier
    Straight to Heaven
    (Bond No9 Wall Street :p)
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    Re: By Kilian

    I absolutely love STH, great rum note to a warm buttery cedar and patchouli, and patchouli, and patchouli, which is almost a little much as it's longevity is like 15+ hours on my skin. But no matter...
  37. Re: French guy looking for a nice perfume/cologne in the US

    IF you want something truly American and unique that I guarantee nobody in France will be wearing, check out DS and Durga, I believe they're based in NYC and have at least 8 stores that carry their...
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    Re: I Need Your Help

    Honestly Bond No 9 fits the bill IMO (if it is dark / green you're looking for)
  39. Re: Dolce & Gabbana By for Men (zebra) replacement!

    I've heard a bunch about BY Man but have yet to try it. Any chance I could get a sample of this new one from you? I'm willing to pay a couple bucks for cost and shipping.
  40. Re: Are There Really and Truly Frags that Made You "Ill?"

    Sung Homme gave me a headache and I just felt sick in general, had a hard time sleeping after spraying it in late afternoon even after scrubbing it 3 or 4 times. I think the heavy/synthetic oak moss...
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    Sticky: Re: cologne that makes women melt?

    Hahaha, makes women melt :p
  42. Re: Rive Gauche - help me!! I'm not liking it on me!

    Hmm, I had the opposite experience kind of. I really didn't like the barbershop harsh aspect of it, but on my skin it evolved and I got a very nice musk out of it after a while....
  43. Re: Fruity Cologne : What was this guy wearing????

    Hmm, CkOne comes across as extremely fruity and great smelling to me with remarkable sillage and seems to be loved by younger ladies
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    Re: Long-lasting summer fragrance

    I think you're probably referring to Versace Pour Homme in the dark blue box (versace man is a different scent). This is nice and decently lasting. By far my favorite long lasting fantastic smelling...
  45. Re: Fahrenheit 32 - You Can't Say It Is A Light Scent!

    I would have thought the 32 degrees in the name might be a hint that it would be overkill for summer-ish weather :p
  46. Re: I am not gonna try it again..and I swear it this time.....

    I picked up a bottle of Sung Homme blind for like 8 bucks. When I received it I gave it a spritz to the chest, which had to be about 1ml worth. I couldn't stand the stuff, way too...
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    Re: Getting rid of scents from used bottles

    I've found that soaking them for a few days in ethanol gets rid of the scent pretty well. you may notice a slight scent to the bottle still, but it's undetectable once filled with another frag and...
  48. Re: Original Allure and Edition Blanche.

    I've tried EB a couple times, and on my skin all I get is lemon, lemon and more lemon for the life of the frag, albeit a very nice lemon. I do love the original and AHS though...I guess I'll have to...
  49. Re: What's Your Limit for the $ You'd Spend

    Honestly I've never spent more than $35 for a bottle, and couldn't get myself to shell out more than $50 for anything right now. I am a student though, so eventually I'll be able to play with the big...
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    Re: Dior Voyage?

    It's just a travel sized Dior Homme in a smaller special "voyage" bottle.
    And it's already out I believe
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    Re: Summery wood fragrance?

    I love Cartier Declaration Essence as well as TDH in the summer
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    Re: Other woods...

    I feel like redwood would be a beautiful note to be used. There are very few smells I love more than freshly cut redwood. It has a similarity to cedar but is sweeter and smoother IMO
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    Re: What would scent Fitzgerald wear?

    I love The Great Gatsby as well... hmm I feel like he might be an Êgoïste kind of guy - a bit mysterious with a woody comforting side
  54. Re: Which Gucci scent do you think is the most ''sexy''

    I love pretty much everything Gucci's ever made :p with Gucci by Gucci being my least favorite. GPH II is pretty much a winner whenever wherever though, especially with younger women, and probably...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    I finally gave in and picked up a bottle of TDH on fleabay for less than half of retail :)
    Every time I wear my samples it grows on me a little more, and I've really started to love it, especially...
  56. Thread: Tauer

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    Re: Tauer

    Where exactly do you get samples of these? I've heard so much about L'air du Desert Morocain, but have no idea where I can smell it...
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    Re: Bottle Curiosity

    Dior Homme kind of appears to have an inner bottle, but its just really thick glass (or some kind of resin/urethane)
  58. Re: Geir Ness vs. Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    As far as the longevity of the AHS I've had a similar experience, where I really smell it for maybe an hour after application, then it really appears to become a skin scent. At this point however, I...
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    Re: The Most Sensual Fragrance Poll!

    Dior Homme for sure
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    Re: GIT- CHez Bond comparison

    I too prefer Chez Bond. No ambergris note, and I like the sweeter tobacco-ish drydown much better in its place, it's a little reminiscent of The Dreamer.
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    Re: Frag for working out?

    This is absolutely the perfect place for Lacoste Essential. It gets a bad rap because it's longevity is abysmal, but body heat brings it back out fantastically. It re-emerges as a light fresh woody...
  62. Re: The Most Overrated/Underrated Fragrance

    I think he was saying TB is underrated and Light Blue Overrated...
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    Re: Do you spray in front of a __mirror__ ?

    Well played sir, just read Metamorphosis for the first time last week, good stuff
  64. Re: Cinnamon that can be worn in the summer?

    Must de Cartier has a distinct Cinnamon note in it, and I love it in warmer weather
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    What's your desired range?

    How far would you ideally like your sillage to project? (ie how far away would you like people to be able to smell you?)
    Along with that, how far would you estimate that your average daily sillage...
  66. Re: Carolina herrera chic and intution for men

    Chic's a nice, scent, I've got a mini of it I've worn a few times. The melon note is great IMO, but it gets a bit too soapy at times for me
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    Re: A Green Musky Smell

    Hmm, I kinda get that vibe from 212
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    Re: Today I Bought - > > APRIL 2009

    After going on a sample binge at my local mall (Bloomingdales, Sephora, Saks 5th, Neiman Marcus etc) and coming home with 17 free samples totaling almost 30ml, I found that I really enjoyed Must de...
  69. Re: YSL with M7 went too far with this campaign?

    YSL seems to have a history of nudity in their ad campaigns (all links potentially NWS) http://cyrielleparfums2.site.voila.fr/images/S/ysl/opium3.jpg

    That's much more tasteful than Tom Ford's...
  70. Re: The greatest male floral fragrance

    Dior Homme, I never thought I'd love Iris this much
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    Re: Your favorite fragance of Dior?

    Dior Homme is my top frag right now in general.

    That said, I haven't gotten to fully try much else, I've got a sample of Eau Savage that's mehh, I've sprayed Fahrenheit and Fahrenheit32 and...
  72. Re: Where can i buy a sample of Rive Gauche for men?

    I've got an official sample of it I've sprayed twice I think, it doesn't do much for me, I'll swap you for a sample of somethin you've got if you want :)
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    Re: OK... I finally "got" Egoiste!

    I've absolutely fallen in love with the stuff (especially weird from a 20 y/o guy I suppose), I'm a woods guy at heart and it's beautiful woods vanilla and some spice thrown in. I've tried Platinum...
  74. Re: Fresh citrus - woody-spicy scent for summer

    Versace Pour Homme

    Terre D'Hermes

    Must de Cartier (not so citrusy, but nice for summer, actually anytime)
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    Re: Chez Bond = Cool Irish Tweed

    I personally like Chez Bond much better than GIT or CW (and Riverside Drive for that matter) It feels almost like GIT mated with The Dreamer to create something better than both, basically a smoother...
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    Re: Czech & Speake

    Just got mine the other day, definitely a generous and beautiful package.
    I was really excited to try No88 - it's not bad, but doesn't really do it for me. I'm giving Cuba a full wearing today, and...
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    Re: Pleasant Sephora Experience

    I love Sephora, especially the fact that you can sniff comfortably, and they're always willing to give samples of any frags, I've gotta have at least 30ml worth of samples from there by now. I was in...
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    Re: Alfred Sung "Paradise"

    My roomate wears this often, and I've tried it to some success. It's miles and miles above Sung Homme, which isn't saying much I suppose, as there are probably few smells in the world that make me...
  79. Re: La Nuit de L'Homme - What is the verdict?

    I finally got to test this last night, but they didn't have any samples so no full wearing yet. It's nice, but not what I was expecting. The opening is similar to the original with less ginger and...
  80. Re: Help in choosing a fragrance? (dark, woody)

    My favorite woody scent yet is Chanel Egoiste. After the top notes, the drydown is absolutely amazing and the longevity and sillage are great as well.
  81. Re: Has your fragrance choice ever ruined your day?

    I picked up a bottle of Sung Homme blind for like 8 bucks. When I received it I gave it a spritz to the chest, which had to be about 2ml worth. I couldn't stand the stuff, way too...
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    Re: Battle of the Freebies

    I find VPH and AHS almost indistinguishable from one another, AHS is a tad sweeter whereas VPH is more ozonic perhaps. Their drydowns are similar and I think that the VPH has slightly better...
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    Re: Battle of the Freebies

    I love Allure Sport which I find almost identical to Versace Pour Homme, with the latter being not quite as sweet and a little woodsier, leading to my liking it a bit more, so you might want to try...
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    Re: Recommendations Please!

    I'd second the John Varvatos, Gucci II, and Eau d'Orange Verte
  85. Re: Name a fragrance I NEED to grab thats different than what I have:)

    Dior Homme's a great leathery floral, both of which seem to be lacking in your collection
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    Re: The best warm weather fragrances

    Allure Sport or Versace PH are great warm weather scents. I actually find Dior Homme to be great in warm weather as well, as long as it is applied in moderation :D
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    Re: Becomming a SA

    I've recently thought about applying as a SA as well, probably to a department store such as Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom or Macy's. This thought had also been bothering me, as the majority of male SAs...
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    Re: Chanel Allure Sport

    I wouldn't consider either of them "heavy" scents, but would probably lean towards the VPH, it's not quite as sweet as the AHS maybe...
  89. Thread: Fierce

    by ballplayer7373
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    Re: Fierce

    To me YSL l'Homme is a similarly styled scent, yet done better. It's slighty sweet, and fresh, but has a musky woody basenote. I'd definitely at least try it first if you haven't.
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    Re: Chanel Allure Sport

    I personally love it, and have recently discovered Versace Pour Homme, which is almost identical IMO. I need a new summer frag and am torn between the two, as I can't find any major differences. I do...
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    Re: Must de Cartier Pour Homme

    I've tested it twice, it smells great, the longevity's good, but the sillage is a bit underwhelming on my skin. I too, agree that it can be worn almost all year (minus really hot summer days). I need...
  92. Re: Newbie doesn't wanna speak like a newbie thread

    Hahaha, yeah, I've experienced both side with this: the SA who rather pretentiously corrects my American Pronunciation, and more recently a couple who give me the wtf? look and proceed to repronounce...
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l'Homme

    I read somewhere a March 2 release for Bloomingdale's, but my local one didn't have it yet. I went in and talked to their YSL manager the other day though who said they had a tester of it in the day...
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    Re: Your favorite highly synthetic frags ?

    -I've always liked the opening of Polo Black which has an interesting synthetic/ozon/mango note to me.
    -Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: Lone wolf frags with no peer

    I was just thinking about this yesterday (having managed to get about 6ml worth of samples from Sephora). I've fallen in love with it, but I do find it slightly similar to Gucci Envy, especially for...
  96. Re: how many of you are known as that wacko who collects colognes???

    I'm trying to avoid the wacko image, but it's hard when guys come into my room and see a small shelf of cologne bottles and samples, with more coming every week, all of which leads to some odd looks....
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    Re: Burberry Brit for men vs Dior Homme

    Dior Homme definitely for me. I find Brit to be too harsh/cloying on me...
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    Re: Your Fave "Feel Good" Scent

    Dior Homme :)
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    Re: La Nuit de L’Homme YSL

    I love the original and have heard that La Nuit is supposed to be released here in the US on March 2nd, with supposedly Bloomingdales (I think) as the only retailer for 2 months.
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    YSL L'Homme Discussion

    I'm a pretty big fan of YSL L'Homme having wonr it a few times. It's a really nice clean slightly sweet and musky fresh oriental IMO. I know it's gotten a lot of flak on here for being "boring" and...
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