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    Re: perfume and pets

    I always have at least three dogs (once had three cats) until they die of very old age. I breed fish and have owned pets of all kinds and have not had them get ill from my fragrances. I have one...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 29 May

    Tabac Blond, thanks to Tinker. It truly does smell like nothing else and I am in the process of figuring out whether I'll need a bottle, but have a while to decide.
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    Re: Le Baiser Du Dragon - New solid perfume

    I haven't heard of it yet, but if it does come out, oh my gosh! I'll wear it as a necklace.
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    Re: Scents to take you into the next life...

    I am going to be cremated, but to play along, I would be embalmed and bathed in Le Baiser Du Dragon.
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    Re: If you could have only one perfume...

    That's easy for me as much as I love so many others. Le Baiser Du Dragon is tops with me.
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    Re: The art of layering - do's and don'ts

    I can't take perfumed oil baths anymore so I put a dab of oil on my wrist and spray the fragrance over it and it is really nice. Gloria by Cacharel is a favorite. Or I will do what others have...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 May

    L by Lolita Lempicka. This just feels like me, but then so do a lot of others.
  8. Re: Hall Of Shame: Most Embarrasing Fragrance Moments

    I love to smell florals on others, but I have actually been asked not to wear them. When I was young, I loved them. I once cleared out a small store wearing Jungle Gardenia. I was at a meeting in my...
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    Re: All about Tabac Blond

    Hi, missed you. Thanks for all the helpful answers. I hope to be able to spend more time soon.

    Hi Taolady, :bounce:

    Hugs
    TDDanae
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    All about Tabac Blond

    Will you tell me all about Tabac Blond and suggest some fragrances that are very close to it but a little simpler to get one's hands on?

    Thanks in advance

    TDDanae :wave: :kiss: :kiss:...
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    Re: Spring Blooming Flowers

    I just had to sign in and say that I am in awe of your writing purplebird. You make me feel as though I am right there along with you smelling those wonderful scents of spring. I enjoy reading what...
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    Re: Favorite Jasmine Perfume?

    :wave: Hi Tinker424, Jasmine is one of the few florals I love along with Orange Blossom. Chanel 5 is about Jasmine. I have a lot of orientals with a little Jasmine like Samsara so what I do is buy...
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    Re: Djedi - A True Fragrance Discovery

    I just want to compliment you on your excellent review.:thumbsup:
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3 April

    Couldn't make up my mind so Mitsouko on one arm, Hanae Mori on the other, Carlos Santana on neck. Thank goodness I will be alone today.
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    Re: Pink Chypres / New Chypres

    I wish I could find that article, but it was an honest to goodness article, not a farce. It's about the new green chypres.
    I think they may have done better with "us" to call them something...
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    Re: Peach Perfume - Different Kinds of Peach

    :wave: Hi purplebird7. Carolina by Carolina Herrera and Coco Mademoiselle are about as peachy as they get. After about the first ten minutes, I can't tell them apart. But really peachy.
  17. Re: which TYPE of scent makes you go..wow he smells good.

    Mostly clean, then Pi, Creeds.
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    Re: Favourite flowers?

    Orange blossom and Jasmine in the background though.
  19. Re: Are you a Full Bottle Queen or a Sample/Decant Princess?

    Full bottle, mostly 3.4 oz EDP. I also love a collection of essential oils.
  20. Re: Do you coordinate scents with your sweetie?

    No. I have enough trouble figuring out what I will wear. He's on his own.
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    Re: Hold The Front Page!!! - What's this I see??

    Ha, ha, ha, loved the misspellings too. I would love to have seen some faces when they saw that!:D
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    Re: Recommendations for my Sister

    You took the words right out of my mouth:thumbsup:
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    Re: About ambergris

    Welcome Clemmie:kiss: :birthdays: :bounce: :wave: :beer:

    This subject seems to have been well covered, I just wanted to welcome you Clemmie, and oh how I love Ambergris.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 28 March

    Carolina, trying to finish the bottle.
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    Re: Kicked off bus!? :eek:

    In this case, I am on the bus driver's side, sorry, but this happened many times and that woman sounds like she's just sue happy. I always try to accomodate others. If they don't like what I am...
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    Re: For how many of your fragrances..

    I know layering helps for a lot of people, but I have not found the creams or lotions with the scents to my liking. Some of them get itchy and some are down right bad. I prefer to use a non-scented...
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    Re: Perfume and diets!

    Hi Indisceet. There certainly seems to be a difference in opinion on this one. I myself have been on a diet and that last ten is like rock solid, like, I'm not budging. Anyway, I like to wear a...
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez bottle confusion

    They have different ingredients. I didn't read all of this thread, but I have not heard one person that preferred the EDP or perfume in the pink bottle. Usually, I always go for the EDP, but in this...
  29. Re: If colours were perfumes or vice versa what would they be?

    This is an interesting thread and funnily enough, I have found that the color of the bottles usually fit the scents very closely at least.
    Florals: usually pink, white, or lavendar.
    Orientals: red,...
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    Re: Which frangrence would you choose?

    We women all have such a huge difference of opinion and your wife may have another opinion so there is no way in the world to guess what she may like. Why not take her out for an evening of perfume...
  31. Re: Madini Oils - An Unusual, Delightful Departure from Western Perfumery

    Thank you purplebird7 for that enlightening write-up. I had not even heard of Madini Oils, but they do sound wonderful.:wave:
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    Re: I am the Sillage Slayer!

    :wave: I really am getting that the weather has a lot to do with it. Moondeva has beautiful scents, but if I wore half of them, people would probably pass out around me. She says it's like winter...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for March 2007)

    Lots
  34. Re: What typically female scent would you not like on a man & vice versa?

    Hey Dolly, My favorites are woody scents and I sometimes get into his when I am alone, but when he is with me, I try to please him because there are so many feminine woodies we both love, but when he...
  35. Re: New Fragrance: Caramel Sunset by Comptoir Sud Pacifique

    I love Comptier Sud Pacifique and the lasting power on me is amazing. It is very high quality at a reasonable price. My favorites are Vanille Abricot and Vanille Almonde and now gosh darn it, I...
  36. Thread: Hello

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    Re: Hello

    :beer: Welcome, :wave: :birthdays: :bounce:
  37. Re: Ciara, Charlie, Love's Baby Soft, Wild Musk...which one would it be?

    I use to wear Revlon Intimate. If I had to choose now, I would pick Wild Musk.
  38. Re: Any scents that once smelled wow on you, now smell not so good anymore?

    I use to wear florals more than anything and thought I smelled pretty good, but now on me, they just kind of sit there like they don't belong and make me a little queasy. Please don't misunderstand...
  39. Re: What typically female scent would you not like on a man & vice versa?

    I don't have gender boundaries up to a point. I'd get a little suspicious if my husband started wearing Chanel 5. He would not care to smell me in Gucci PH, I'm sure.
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    Re: ...the mystery of body chemistry...

    Greetings Magpie

    For me it took a lot of testing and still does to find something that I like on me. Others suggestions are great, but I have to try them myself because we are all so different...
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    Re: What perfume is best with your natural BO?

    I am not totally sure what you are asking, but what works best with:bath: my BO is a bath. Then a good deodorant, then scented lotion and fragrance.
  42. Re: Do you get more compliments on mainstream or niche fragrances?

    Always more compliments on mainstream. Not niche or chypres.
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    Re: The Great Layering Challenge (Outline)

    To be perfectly honest, I would not buy another bottle of Chanel 5, however considering my compliments, I will keep it around to layer with other things with a little more base to them. It really...
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    Re: Tabu - please enlighten me!

    Here in the US, you can pick up a large bottle of Tabu in any drugstore for about ten dollars. This surprises me because it has so many great notes and smells expensive. I don't know why it is...
  45. Re: can you still find serge lutens chergui in the u.s.?

    I'm in So. California, but Barney's has it.
  46. Re: If you were only "allowed" to wear two scents for one year, which ones would it b

    Cartier's Le Baiser Du Dragon Perfume and Comptier Sud Pacifique's Vanille Abricot.
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    Re: SotD Monday 19 March

    It's hot here, but Prada anyway.:wave:
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    Re: Samsara...EDP or EDT? Which one is better?

    I have the Large EDP and have had the Large EDT in Samsara. I threw out my EDT because when I smelled the EDP, I just could not be satisfied with that tinny smell in the EDT. I have heard other's...
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    Re: Need recs on Tropical scents

    Hi tinker:wave: I love tropical scents. If I found one with almond added, I'd be willing to get a case. There are so many now coming out in niche as well as designer's. Love that coconut, fruit,...
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    Re: The Great Layering Challenge (Outline)

    Moondeva, gotta share this one. It's so weird. I have a large bottle of Chanel 5 that I got because it's supposed to be the no. 1 frag. I was stupid, but I have never really liked it so I decided...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    Absolutely. I wear more to bed than any other time especially if I sleep alone. (husband snores). I wear many different kinds so that I can test them. How much do I like them? How long do they...
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    Re: Women picking scents for men

    I know how picky I am with fragrance and I do not mean that they have to be niche or extremely expensive. I just know what I like and what I don't like so I would not try to guess what someone else...
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    Re: How dare you are!

    I feel good when someone asks me what I am wearing if it starts with a compliment. If they ask with a wrinkled nose, not so good and that only happens when I am sampling and tend to over do it.
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    Re: GIRLFRIEND Vs MY COLLECTION

    That is truly funny. There have been fragrances that my husband has not been crazy about at first, but he is developing his nose and surprises me now. Maybe in time.
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    Re: "male"scents on women?

    Taolady:bounce:your personality astounds me sometimes. I love to wear men's scents if I like them. I don't care how fragrances are labeled, mens, unisex, or women's, if I like it, that's all that...
  56. Re: help! l'artisan parfumeur or bond no. 9?

    That was an interesting review Tovah. I love Bonds and L'artisan's, but L'artisan's don't seem to last long on me.
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    Re: Amazing layering experience today!

    That does sound nice. Isn't it fun when we discover something new that just knocks our socks off?
  58. Re: Which Scent Do You Recognize Right Away On Just About Everyone... And *

    It can be fun now to try guessing what others are wearing and there are so, so many now that are easy to pick out because not that many people are into niche or hard to place fragrances. Angel,...
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    Re: SotD Friday 16 March

    The last day of Guerlain week, my favorite Guerlain, Samsara EDP.
  60. Re: Which Scent Have You Worn The Longest Amount Of Time & Which One Was A Quickie?

    Le Baiser Du Dragon, Prada Intense, Cacharel's Gloria, Samsara, Comptier Sud Pacifique Vanille Abricot, or Almonde, Narciso Rodriques are ones that I can never see myself getting tired of. The ones...
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    Re: What fragrances help you "de-stress"?

    I have heard that Lavendar and mint are supposed to calm you and I have tried the essential oils, but for me, woods, gourmands, musks or something tropical can calm just by distracting me with their...
  62. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    OMG, I'm going through reading the posts and that picture by Riannon really set me back, OMG, it's Gorgeous! Like Quarry, I don't want to start naming everyone because it could go on forever. ...
  63. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    Spellbinding Guerlain Samsara, woody oriental, cycle of rebirth, put out in 1989.

    The red bottle is in harmony with the color highly prized in Budhism as is the saffron yellow cap. It's shape...
  64. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    Well, here I am over here in Sunny Southern California and I have that dang virus too. How do you account for that? Riannon will you pass me some of that stuff you are drinking, sounds like it...
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    Re: My ideal signature oriental...

    Samsara EDP is hard to beat. I love Coco too, then theirs Prada Intense. I am also nuts about almond oil first.
  66. Re: We already know what Mary Poppins wears..how about CLEOPATRA?

    Black Cashmere or something with Frankincense, Myrre and a lot of spice.
  67. Re: Name your "comfort scent" & most "sexy scent" that you reach for the most*

    For comfort, I love wood like Samsara, Prada, Euphoria etc. I have found just for me that men seem to like the lighter girlier stuff like Miami Glow, Hypnotic Poison (lightly). Now what really...
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    Re: Best way to apply fragrance

    There is so much to consider. Put lotion on if you have dry skin, take into account the weather, the humidity, how strong the fragrance is etc., but in any case five to eight sprays seems like a bit...
  69. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    The pictures on here are beautiful and I keep forgetting to comment on what a gorgeous table that is Eluard. Well, I'm wearing Mitsouko EDP and I didn't even know it existed until I started on this...
  70. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    I did Sunday, but forget about today so today I am wearing Shalimar Light. Bergamot, Vanilla, Jasmine.
    This is not really a lighter version of Shalimar. It has a scent of it's own and does have...
  71. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    Sorry, I made the same mistake. I did not see mini.
  72. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    Thanks to :bounce: Taolady :bounce: :D :D :D :wave: :kiss: I poured on vintage Chamade yesterday, then found out Basenotes was down.

    Notes: Hyacinth, Galbanum
    Ylang Ylang, Jasmine,...
  73. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    It is on the amber colored plastic and big enough to feel, very large.
  74. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    Press the two circles together and if it has a hole, it should squirt out and you'll know where the hole is. Guard your eyes. The hole is on the side or edge of the amber top circle. It should be...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 10 March

    Shalimar!
  76. Re: Name of the scent & bottle more exciting than the actual juice inside

    Alien is my favorite bottle, the colors and just the little alien character, but I cannot like the way it smells. There is hope because it took me about a year to like Angel. I love Angel now, but...
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    Re: What's not too offensive with Tiger Balm?

    Another Tiger Balm lover and if and when I have to wear mentholated rub, I give up on other scents altogether. Not easy, but how can you compete with menthol? Hope you heal up soon.
  78. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    I have been out doing yard work before it gets too 'hot' and sweating profusely, bloody arms from the rose trimming, cuts from the Pampas Grass, mud all over me, my hair hanging in my eyes and full...
  79. Thread: What the???

    by TDDanae
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    Re: What the???

    I have Omnia also. Like Tigrushka said, look for the little hole and push down on the top circle.
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    Re: what does tuberose smell like?

    A very strong, sweet, exotic, gardenia. Sometimes a little rubbery depending on who puts it out.
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    Re: What makes it 'powdery'

    Iris?
  82. Re: If u were given $500.00 for perfume spending...

    L'artisan's Bois Farine
    Lutens Datura Noir, & Rahat Loukoum
    Creed's Virgin Island Waters

    At there prices, maybe a couple.
  83. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    WOW! That is some opening picture, just gorgeous, Eluard. Thank you.
  84. Re: Flowery, Fruity, Incensey, Sugary, Powdery- which is favorite type of scent?

    Incensy
    Fruity
    Sugary
    Powdery
    Flowery
  85. Re: Girly-Fresh or Exotic-womanly, which is you?

    I am both but don't care too much for florals alone. I love exotic orientals and would call my Hawaiian or island type scents girly. Depends on my mood.
  86. Re: A search for new Cologne, what do women think?

    I love Pi so much, I use my husbands now and then. For me though, I love a clean man. That might seem obvious to some, but I have heard otherwise. I wish I could be more help, but don't know a lot...
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    Re: Made a mistake..

    Happens more than I care to think about. I may love something for a month and all of a sudden it makes me sick. With those fragrances you have, you should have no trouble trading or selling. Go to...
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    Re: mixing fragrances

    How about witch hazel or an unscented lotion?
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    Re: How to dispose of unwanted oil?

    I soak the bottles over night in hot soapy water then clean with alcohol. I dump stuff in the trash or use it for air freshener depending on how it smells. Cinnamon oil, forget it; throw the bottle...
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    Re: How long can you keep perfumes?

    Thank you for saying that EnvYuS. I need to hear it often because I do begin to worry now and then.
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    Re: Guerlain questions for a Newbie

    Hi generalmannager. I love some Guerlains, have about seven. They are one of the best houses, the scents are well made and they do have lasting power. Having said that, you may not like them at...
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    Re: Newbie question: Day and night scents

    Another way to do it is to wear what you want, but much less in the day time and then a little more at night, depending on your work hours of course.
  93. Thread: Uh-Oh

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    Re: Uh-Oh

    Next week it will be in the eighties here, middle of winter. I cannot more highly recommend that you try the CSP Vanille Abricot and Vanille Almonde. They are certainly not for everyone being very...
  94. Thread: Best Freesia

    by TDDanae
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    Re: Best Freesia

    You probably know this, but if you go to the directory and put in freesia in the bottom box, Basenotes will give you several suggestions with freesia. Anyway, good luck.
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    Re: Perfume for girlfriend... Suggestions?

    I'd definitely go with the scent assortment. Maybe take some decants or samples and put bows on them and make a sort of bouquet with them. From her line-up of fragrances, she sounds like someone...
  96. Re: Did u ever get a negative comment about your scent?

    This weekend, I went out of town scent sniffing. I accidently put on way too much Pink Sugar with about ten other things. (This is no put down on Pink Sugar, I just didn't know it was so potent) but...
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    Re: For fun - scents for my inner Drag Queen

    My inner drag queen likes Chanel 5, then I can be Marilyn. I don't care for it that much myself so I must have some sort of alter ego.
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    Re: Scents you were astonished to like?

    Well I have truly been shocked. I love Angel and Mitsouko & musks. It only took about six months to a year. I used to get sick over them. And the most shocking of all is that I love Elizabeth...
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    Re: The Wow Factor...most compliments everytime

    Surprisingly, it's Hypnotic Poison.
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    Re: What fragrance smells "magical" to you

    Le Baiser Du Dragon. I have not smelled anything else like it. I love it and it does seem to change on the wearer.
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