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  1. Re: What are your top 3 favorites from Atelier Cologne house?

    Bergamote Soleil.
    Poivre Electrique.
    Trefle Pur.
  2. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    We'll have to agree to disagree but I don't accept it's "definitely different", "inarguably different", or anything of the like - my *belief* is that it is the same, or so close as to be...
  3. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    This. Fragrances often smell a bit different day to day, hour to hour, depending on temperature, environment etc. My experience on Basenotes generally is that posters are WAY too quick to start...
  4. Re: Beautytheshop.com, anyone have experience with them?

    Ah OK, must just be for the US site. EU is Spain (although that's not obvious on their various country sites).
  5. Re: Beautytheshop.com, anyone have experience with them?

    I was in your boat recently. They seem to have sprung up out nowhere recently (at least in regards to Google searches) which is a bit worrying. I looked into them a bit more though and they're...
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    Re: Origines Parfums

    They're fine, 100% on the level. Only thing I'd say is that Nose have netter shipping.
  7. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    BdJ is fantastic IMHO. I do splits and did 250ml + 100ml of the Private Blend release last year - really great feedback on it from buyers, and I have a bunch of guys queued up for the Signature...
  8. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    Buddy of mine bought it in Debenhams Dublin (not sure which one) before Christmas. I've seen it myself on the shelves in Cork a couple of weeks ago. Guess it varies from store to store!
  9. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    Been out for open sale in Debenhams Ireland for a few weeks now!
  10. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    OK, confirmation on the double today that the Signature release is the exact same as the Private Blend, or at least so close no difference is discernible. I do splits and got an email from a buyer...
  11. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    Poster on Reddit (in the UK) got his hands on a bottle (and has the picture to prove it!). Says he can't detect any difference to the Private Blend release, even wearing both on different arms...
  12. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

    Here we go!

    https://www.selfridges.com/US/en/cat/tom-ford-beau-de-jour-eau-de-parfum_R00070920/
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    Re: Is this Aventus fake?

    Ah right, thought it said 16E01.
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    Re: How good is Amouage Figment Man?

    Figment is definitely........different. I don't get civet or piss, but I definitely get earth and fallen leaves - it literally smells like damp forest floor (in a fresh way) with a touch of citrus....
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    Re: Is this Aventus fake?

    Had 100ml bottles come out in 2016? Thought it was later....could be wrong.
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Kalan - new Fragrance for 2019

    I got this subsequently. Have seen several reviews saying it's close to BR540, and others rubbishing the idea. Well, I took one sniff and immediately thought 'BR540'! Maybe it's just me but I can't...
  17. Thread: Terenzi battle.

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    Re: Terenzi battle.

    If you like church style incense: Ecstasy. If you don't: Laudano Nero.
  18. Re: Cheaper to buy Aventus on selfridges then in US

    Not surprising - and it'll be even cheaper at the French retailers. You Yanks get crucified on frag prices!
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    Re: !creed aventus fake or real help

    100% obvious fake. Those ones with 12D01 on the box, but 16C01 on the bottle are aften seen.
  20. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    I notice it's not based on actual sales (given that it's including December, despite it only being the 3rd that's not surprising!) but expected sales - presumably industry trade orders or similar?...
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Kalan - new Fragrance for 2019

    Thanks. Just had a look and there is indeed a 30% discount at the moment.....Kalan out of stock though. Unfortunately Flaconi won't ship to me (I'm in Ireland) so I'll have to keep my eye out for a...
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Kalan - new Fragrance for 2019

    Where? I don't see anything like that price available in Europe? Cheapest I see in Germany is €187.
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    Re: MEMO leather scents

    Irish Leather is a big ambergris bomb to which Rasasi La Yuqawam Ambergris Showers is almost identical (seriously, it's the same!). Sample first as it's not a safe blind buy.

    Russian Leather is...
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    Re: Brand New Dior Homme (Silver Stem)

    Can't be 100% on this, but I would presume the bottles were dumped into the grey market - a move from an authorised retailer which would presumably not best please Dior so they removed the batch...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Pretty sure that's not a rumour and someone here had an email from TF confirming it. Rumour though is that it'll be relaunched in the cheaper Signature line!
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Noir Anthracite really is fantastic. I'm actually gobsmacked that it was released in the 'commercial' Signature line as it's niche to the core, and zero relation to the other Noirs. Kinda like...
  27. Re: Rogue Perfumery - Mousse Illuminee - Is there anything else?

    Maybe even Memoir's bigger, badder cousin Amouage Opus VII.
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    Re: Mancera Red Tobacco love?

    Like it a lot. I find that it has an unusual party trick in that it actually seems to get stronger after the first couple of hours.
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    Re: Challenging fragrances

    Surprised not to see Amouage - Figment Manmentioned!
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    Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    Notino UK pricing varies hugely from day to day - you just need to keep your eye out for a bargain! One handy trick is that if you add an item to your basket (but not actually purchase), the price of...
  31. Thread: Dark

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    Re: Dark

    Amouage - Opus VII. Like Memoir's brooding antisocial cousin.

    Tom Ford - Noir Anthracite. Black as pitch. How this got released on the mainstream Signature line I don't know.
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    Re: Aventus -- cheapest website to buy real Aventus???

    Yes, Creed raised their prices on 1st August. RRP for 100ml in France is now €210. Elysees charge a little more (as they do for many frags) but the price hednic quotes above is ex-VAT which is the...
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    Re: penhaligon's castile.

    Castile is superb, and my daily driver this summer. Right up there with Neroli Portofino.
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    Re: Please use caution when shopping at Nose Paris

    Sorry to hear of your trouble. I've received many orders from Nose though, and I must say your experience seems particularly unlucky - I've had no issues, especially since they moved to DHL instead...
  35. Re: [UK] Fun size fragrant portions of happiness for your pleasures, olfactive and otherwise...

    IIRC Palm was actually banned not that long ago for another unspecified reason (but presumed other thread related) so I'd presume he'll be back in action soon. TBH I think contributors such as Palm...
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    Re: Aventus -- cheapest website to buy real Aventus???

    Nose (website now noseparis.com) are fine - I've bought plenty from them.
  37. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    If you're after value for money you can't go far wrong with Les Senteurs Gourmandes. Their scents are generally about €18 - €25 per 100ml (depending on line) but some at least smell much more...
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    Re: Aventus Cologne..... woot....???

    Dunno Palm...... I'd agree Aventus Cologne, while being a perfectly acceptable fragrance in its own right, is utterly pointless in light of its big brother. Viking though - I prefer it over Aventus...
  39. Re: Rive Gauche La Collection (the square bottle) Discontinued???

    Yeah there was a thread about this recently and the general feeling was that it is being discontinued in the US only, but not in other territories. I reckon this is wrong, and it's gone everywhere....
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    Re: Aventus Cologne..... woot....???

    Nerdy technical note, but I see Aventus Cologne doesn't list Citral as an ingredient. It is in the 'original' Aventus and those with the ear to the ground will know a worldwide shortage of Citral led...
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    Re: Aventus Cologne..... woot....???

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    Aventus Cologne........woot!

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    Decanting done.......I'm guessing this is the world's first Aventus Cologne Split!

    103354
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Most Complex Amouage Fragrance For Men

    Myths definitely - unfortunately while it may be complex, it's not exactly nice.
  43. Re: Please tell me friends what you think about this Creed Aventus tester?

    100% fake. That packaging and batch code are well known as fakes. I almost guarantee you the bottle has a different batch code too - a 2016 one IIRC. Creed testers don't come with caps either.
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    Re: Your Favorite Neroli Fragrances?

    Penhaglions Castile is an absolute belter.
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    Poll: Re: Reflection Man vs Myths Man - Amouage

    Did you not do this thread a few weeks ago?!
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    Re: Aventus Cologne..... woot....???

    Yeah, Nose have confirmed June 1st release for the fragrance. Having said that, there is no guarantee they (or other third party retailers) will have it on release or even for some time after. I...
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    Re: Best rose fragrances for men?

    Got the whole collection now!

    102513

    Or Encens pick of the crop. Noir Ambre (the most unicorn-y of the group) is good but I must revisit. Noir Argent opens quite designer-y, but eventually...
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    Re: Aventus Cologne is great!

    Very strange........

    The US Creed Boutique image above implies it's unisex (ForHimForHerForAll).

    The blurb from Essenza Nobile above (presumably copied directly from Creed) says it "presents a...
  49. Re: Montblanc EXPLORER. Finally a designer’s clone of Aventus

    Emperor's new clothes waffle. I've split ~25 litres of Aventus and I think Explorer is a very good clone.
  50. Re: Something like Bergamote 22 but with nuclear performance?

    Excellent!
  51. Re: Something like Bergamote 22 but with nuclear performance?

    Haven't tried the Le Labo, but if you want all day bergamot, it's hard to look past Atelier Cologne's Bergamote Soleil.
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    Poll: Re: Amouage Reflection Man vs Myths Man

    As noted above, they're not very comparable. Reflection is just about Amouage's most accessible scent - I don't particularly fancy it, but it is an easy wear. The same could not be said about Myths,...
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    Re: Best rose fragrances for men?

    I saw it on your splits thread and, TBH, took little notice - despite being quite the fan of Issey Miyake back when I first got into fragrances 20 - 25 years ago, I guess I considered myself 'better'...
  54. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml/8.5oz Decanters - 2 questions

    I just empty the decanter into a glass jug and bottle from there using a graduated cylinder - but I'm doing 25/50ml splits so the juice ain't hanging around. eBay: I'd be VERY reluctant!
  55. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml/8.5oz Decanters - 2 questions

    Best price I'm seeing at the moment for a 250ml decanter of Oud Wood Intense is ~£453 (€526) at CosmeticExpress Germany using code deal_16 which is a pretty decent price (it's £515 in UK retailers).
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    Re: Best rose fragrances for men?

    I *detest* rose in men's fragrances.....until I got Issey Miyake's Or Encens recently (hat tip to Palmolive). Well, stone the crows, it's a rose frag that I actually like!
  57. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml/8.5oz Decanters - 2 questions

    Where to buy:
    UK:
    World Duty Free. They sell a limited selection of decanters at around the £315 - £320 mark (up approx £30 on last year). It may be worth flying somewhere to pick one or more up!...
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    Re: Green fragrance for hot weather

    Atelier Cologne - Trefle Pur.
  59. Re: Montblanc EXPLORER. Finally a designer’s clone of Aventus

    Got a sample today. Honestly, it's much closer to Aventus than I expected. I very much doubt I could tell them apart on someone else.
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    Re: The Official Amouage Fragrance Thread

    What a pile of crap. Genuine Amouage is available at heavy discount in loads of places - guess the company are getting stick about this and are trying to cover their butts.
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    Re: Nose.fr Discount Codes

    I don't recall ever seeing a code for Nose unfortunately.
  62. Re: Creed Silver Mountain Water - Whats the Jury on this ?

    Not for me - it just seems ti kinda smell of.....nothing really.
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    Re: Amouage Myths Man - better than Interlude Man?

    I think that, formidable as it may be, Interlude is a lot more accessible (in relative terms anyway) than Myths. The drydown of Myths is nice, but the opening is VERY tough - and lasts for a number...
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    Re: Aventus -- cheapest website to buy real Aventus???

    Thought they didn't ship Creed to the States though?!
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    Re: Nose.fr - Incenza - Idealo.de - HOW?

    My understanding has always been that, to use a vulgarity, no-one gives a shit about Creed in France - so they need to sell their wares cheaper there. The fact that they are - nominally at least - a...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Is it just me, or is there a squeeze on availability of 500ml Aventus flacons again - at least in France? Possibly another price rise too - I see Elysees Parfums have out their flacon price up (but...
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    Re: Tendances Parfums

    I've bought from them a couple of times. All good, no problem!
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    Re: Montale Paris HELP real or fake ?

    Looks OK to me. I have found it very difficult to unscrew the tops on occasion, but they always come off eventually.
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    Re: Atelier Cologne Latest Release - Pacific Lime!

    Cheers hednic!
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    Re: Atelier Cologne Latest Release - Pacific Lime!

    Ah OK! I thought you had it already! I'm strangle excited about this one too...............have a soft spot for Atelier.
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    Re: Atelier Cologne Latest Release - Pacific Lime!

    Any reports on this hednic? Was planning on buying a bottle of the awesome Bergamote Soleil soon, but this new release has given me pause.....
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    Re: Any tips on how to break a flacon?

    I have an Aventus flacon with ~20ml left that I can't open. Worried about forcing it too much as they are rather more delicate than Tom Ford decanters. I'd use as much force as possible on TF...
  73. Re: Tom Ford Fucking Fabolous.. whats do you guys think?

    Quite unusual for a fragrance, and not the crowd pleasing sweet bomb I was expecting from the name. Having said that, it's just not particularly good - strange aniseed / hand cream smell. However,...
  74. Re: If I love CdG Avignon very much, then which one should I try next?

    Even step it up to their extrait - Eau Sacree. I'd also suggest Cire Trudon - Mortel; church incense given a little extra 'fizz' - outstanding.
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    Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise weird juice

    Notino UK
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    Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise weird juice

    I've seen similar, although not as bad, in Cedrat Boise previously. Creed are another level though - some are positively filthy!
  77. Re: Creed Original Santal vs Bois Du Portugal for a young guy?

    Swimming against the tide here but I think BdP is 'younger' than OS as it's a lot fresher.
  78. Re: Controversial opinion, but is anyone else sick to death of smelling Aventus everywhere they go?

    I don't live in London but do visit frequently - TBH, I don't recall ever smelling it there?! I'm over there again week after next - will have to have my nostrils at the ready!
  79. Re: Ever lost an Ebay auction then see the fragrance listed on a decant site?

    I'm very surprised that a legit 'big' seller would buy fragrances on eBay, where there is always a chance of fakes / tampered with etc. That's not an accusation I'm levelling at the posters here, and...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    Just got a flacon of Viking batch 18B01. Has this been seen before or brand new?
  81. Thread: best incense

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    Re: best incense

    Very!
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    Re: What's Your Go-To "Dumb Reach" Fragrance?

    Viking and Terre d'Hermes. And on a budget, Lynx / Axe Tobacco and Amber. As much as I like Aventus, I don't really think it's an easy dumb reach - it's a bit 'loud' for some environments I think.
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    Re: NEW: Amouage Beach Hut

    Y'know what......I think Beach Hut is amazing, and amazingly underrated, but there is definitely some truth in labeling it unrelenting - it just keeps on going!
  84. Re: Tom Ford just one fragrance, which would you own?

    I like plenty from this house but if had to choose just one it would be......Noir Anthracite. Incredibly daring for the Signature line, this dark, dank, beast is pure niche.
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    Re: A leather scent that is just that?

    +1.

    Cheap as chips in the UK too.
  86. Re: Great scent that nobody apart from you seems to know about?

    Atelier Cologne - Poivre Electrique.
    A 'bad boy' very different from most of Atelier's stuff, it's woody and very peppery. Gorgeous, yet rarely mentioned.....

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd August, 2018

    Frederic Malle - Monsieur. Went a bit heavy on the trigger.....whoops.

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    Re: Boutique Parfums INCENZA - experience

    Price is up big time for the flacons though!
  89. Thread: best incense

    by Drzava
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    Re: best incense

    Eau Sacree is 'better' than Cardinal - but not by much. They are very similar (and as 'churchy' as you get), but the performance of ES is much better.
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    Re: Any Viking Clones?

    In my experience (doing splits), I've been getting a lot of very positive feedback about Viking in recent months - general feeling is that's it's more versatile than its big brother, and I have to...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 15th June, 2018

    Penhaglion's - Opus 1870. Fantastic stuff!

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir or Noir Anthracite

    Harsh was probably the wrong word to use, as it implies you were trashing it, which you weren't - I should have said I don't find it quite as abrasive as you did initially, albeit it's definitely not...
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir or Noir Anthracite

    While I wouldn't be as harsh in my description, Anthracite is very much a niche smelling frag - blew me away when I smelled it first. It's something I'd have expected more from Amouage, than the TF...
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    Re: 35% off mens items at INCENZA

    Seems like it's the usual Incenza 35% off sale.................i.e. not a sale! As far as I can see, the 35% is off far from 'toute la boutique', and even where the prices are discounted, this is...
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir or Noir Anthracite

    Anthracite for me, but they are very different scents.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 6th June, 2018

    Dior - Dune pour Homme. Its grassy goodness doesn't get half enough love IMHO.

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    Re: Boutique Parfums INCENZA - experience

    I've been refunded after contacting them by email.
  98. Re: Atelier Cologne - one of the best values in sample sets is cutting back

    That's a pity. It's a recent change too - I checked their site within the last couple of months and the full set was still there.


    Bottle prices have definitely gone up (about 10%), at least in...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    Pull out the stopper! Having said that though, some Creed flacon stoppers can be incredibly tight - although that's better than too loose!

    On the subject of Viking: just split a flacon of it last...
  100. Re: Advice needed on wearing La Yuqawam as an office fragrance

    La Yuqawam is near as makes no difference identical to Tuscan Leather, perhaps even slightly stronger (I own both). I love it and wear it to the office. Would I wear it in front of patients if I were...
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