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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20 July 2010

    Eau de Pamplemousse Rose. Enjoy the day Everybody.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday July 13, 2010

    Wearing Bermuda Blue today.
  3. Re: Have you ever lied to somebody, to protect your Secret Scent?

    Nah...Never have. In fact I am glad to pass on the information. Many that I wear are not sold here anyway, so unless they travel or go online they will not be able to purchase.

    I have to say that...
  4. Re: Have you ever tweaked a fragrance with essential oil?

    Because I am deeply into oils as equal as I am to the juices, I am always in the 'Lab' mixing oils and fragrances.

    I have some real winners. Last week I wore Straight to Heaven Mixed with an oil...
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    Re: So, Kilian's Straight to Heaven, a review...

    Ok I have been rockin STH recently and I have never, ever received so many compliments from people. My My My. WOW!!!!!!!!!!! Women have been grabbing me and coming close in my orbit to get a whiff....
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    Re: Creed Store Now open In New york

    Welcome to New York....:D
  7. Re: 100 Best Things In The World Right Now - Fragrances

    LOL....Sorry about that. My keyboard does not have the pound key on it :).

    Best,

    Otto
  8. 100 Best Things In The World Right Now - Fragrances

    GQ (English-January 2010 Edition) annually do a 100 Best Things In The World Right Now list. I am posting the Fragrances mentioned for your interest.

    Standard Fragrance
    Anything but
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  9. Best In Fragrance - GQ (English-January Edition) 2010 Grooming Awards

    The following Fragrances were highlighted in the English GQ Magazine in the 2010 Grooming Awards - Best In Fragrance:

    New Fragrance:

    Winner: Italian Cypress - Tom Ford

    "There could only be...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 5 December, 2009

    A*Men Pure Malt
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    Re: Basenotes...The Fragrance (AKA Pong Idol)

    This is truly one of the best things I have heard for a while. With all the diverse Personalities, Ages and Egos on Basenotes, the final three products should be Spectecular.

    All the best on the...
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    Re: Post your Top 5 Winter Fragrances

    Heritage - Guerlain
    A*Men Pure Malt -Thierry Mugler
    Havana - Aramis
    Cannabis Santal - Fresh
    CDG2MAN - Comme des Garcons

    Best,

    Otto
  13. Re: Has anyone used scent to deliberate annoy someone?

    Trust me, I am not usually like this either but I deemed it necessay that she know. Friendship was not in our future. Her overreacting was totally uncalled for and unnecessary.

    Best,

    Otto
  14. Re: Has anyone used scent to deliberate annoy someone?

    Like Laral28, I use to work with a colleague who was allergic to everything and cranky. I wore my fragrances everyday and she did her best to avoid me. I once told her just like she is allergic to my...
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    Re: Canadian customs stole my flacon cap!!! >: O

    Stories like this just make me so mad. Yes they are doing their job but you just can't tamper and destroy folks stuff. I was finished with customs here when a Basenoter sent me 10 samples in the mail...
  16. Re: How is your summer weather? Is it affecting your fragrance choices?

    Well global warming has not effected these parts to much. Just extra rain which you hardly see in the summer here. Still hot and humid.

    I'm still wearing my citrus and fresh scents.

    Best,
    ...
  17. Re: Did your favorite scent score on the 9th annual?

    I looked at the winners....sighed and moved on. I never have high expectations from awards, award shows or anything in this genre. I never expect my favs to mention, not being negative, just know how...
  18. Re: Aramis to relaunch eight classic scents in new Gentleman's Collection

    Oh Yeah to Havana.....Please don't mess with my Havana.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: Aedes Forced to Move in September

    What great news. That landlord....hmmmmmm.
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrances for Summer 2009

    I do love this as well....Just wished it lasted longer.
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    Re: S o T D [ Saturday, July 18 '09 ]

    Set Sails St. Barts

    Great Weekend to all

    Otto
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrances for Summer 2009

    I actually love the summer fragrances. Here's my list.

    1. Mugler Cologne - All around staple. You cannot go wrong here.
    2. John Varvatos Artisan
    3. Virgin Island Water
    4. Vetiver - Guerlain...
  23. Thread: Lacoste Challenge

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    Re: Lacoste Challenge

    Soooooo tired of underwhelming. :(

    Best,

    Jolly
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    Re: Walgreens has creed on website

    Oh Lawd......What next???? Clive Christian at Pathmark?

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: S O T D - Friday 10th July, 2009

    Very Cool - Tommy Bahama

    The juice no one likes.:D

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: Burr gives Aromatics Elixir by Clinique 5 stars

    My mother use to wear this exclusively. Now I have to say that when my nose first came into contact with this juice I did not like it. But as time went on I really warmed up to it and began to deeply...
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    Re: Aedes Forced to Move in September

    Rent doubling....WOW...That's bananas. Man I was having a good day until I read this....Crap...I busted out laughing when I read were Ruggles asked Miguel if they were having a sale. Ain't gonna...
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    Re: S O T D - Thursday 9th July, 2009

    Heritage is amazing and a must-have for me. Thanks for the reminder of how wonderful this stuff is.

    Best,

    Otto
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    S O T D - Thursday 9th July, 2009

    Today I am wearing Allure Homme Sport.

    Tonight I will wear Summer Night - Canali

    :bounce:Happy Birthday lizzie_j and Bashful in newyork.:bounce:

    A great day to all.

    Best,
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 8 July 2009

    Clean for Men
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 4 July 2009

    Well first I had on West Indian Limes by Crabtree and I did not feel like that smell so I showered it off.

    Restart....Now I'm wearing Allure Homme Sport. Going on a boat cruise this afternoon...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 4 July

    Well first I had on West Indian Limes by Crabtree and I did not feel like that smell so I showered it off.

    Restart....Now I'm wearing Allure Homme Sport. Going on a boat cruise this afternoon...
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    Re: Notes from my NY sniffing trip

    Thanks for taking out the time to do this. Very much enjoyed reading it.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 1 July 2009

    Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: Today I bought >>>>> JULY 2009

    Wall Street - Bond No 9
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 30 June 09

    Set Sail South Seas - Tommy Bahama.....It's just sitting there....May as well wear it...

    Best.

    Otto
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    Re: Similar Fragrances

    Sexual pour Homme by Michel Germain is definetly copying Polo Sport.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: I love Mugler Cologne.

    I think there is a lot of love for Mugler on Notes. It really works here in the high humid, hot summers. A must-have, well for me anyway. I enjoy the shower gel just as much. It is not popular here...
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    Re: That Perfume Sales Person

    With all the Basenotes knowledge and education it does get interesting and sometimes funny with some SA's. It's easier not to get led down the garden path. I remember this fiesty SA at Macys in...
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    Re: Would You Wear CURVE by Liz Clairborne?

    This scent reminds me of ADG...Everybody and their dog wears it. I would not wear it.

    Best,

    Otto
  41. Re: And the prize for the most counterfeited fragrance goes to...

    Some of those pseudo-frags I have seen in the Fragrance District (New York) have caused me to laugh out loud for real.....:D

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: What are you favorite discontinued colognes?

    Versailles pour Homme
    Havana
    Grass Oil
    Bill Blass
    Monogram - Ralph Lauren

    Best,

    Otto
  43. Re: Best Fragrance for Passing out Drunk during the NBA Finals

    Lord forgive him for starting this thread......AHahahahahahahahahahahaahaha
  44. Thread: Burbery Summer?

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    Re: Burbery Summer?

    A Burberry Rep just returned my email saying: This year's Burberry Summer is different from the ones we had in the past.

    I will see if I can gather any further info.

    Best,

    Otto
  45. Thread: Burbery Summer?

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    Re: Burbery Summer?

    Well I thought it was the same as last years and I made a phone call and of course my reliable sales rep is on vacation. I spoke to two other associates and they say they are sure that there is a...
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    Re: Appalling Experience with Macy's SA

    One thing you talk about a bad sales person experience and everyone comes out of the woodwork...LOL I guess it was overdue.
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    Re: Some news on Havana

    Well this is good news to me. Everytime I spray from my bottle I show a little frown as that is less I have to use. International Relaunch sounds good. I also hope this information is accurate.
    ...
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    Re: Appalling Experience with Macy's SA

    I could not believe what I was reading when you spoke of what the SA said to the other one. I have never had any problems with Macys but I will be more cautious if I should ever conduct any...
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    Re: Do you wear Crocs?

    Well the good news is that they have stopped bringing them here. The only way to get them is online or if one travels. My nephew owns a pair of crocs and he wears them to annoy me. I saw the croc...
  50. Re: Would you wear Ambre Sultan in the heat of summer?

    Where do you live? No humidity....What a blessing.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 29 May 09

    Groove - Carol's Daughter
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    Re: Calvin Klein CK Free

    Ha....Don't hold your breath :).
  53. Thread: Aqua di Paranoia?

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    Re: Aqua di Paranoia?

    Don't misunderstand me, I was just shocked at the price increases and I was not asking them to cut prices. I have been a part of Notes for a while now so I kinda know how the flow is and how folks...
  54. Thread: Aqua di Paranoia?

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    Re: Aqua di Paranoia?

    I called one of the distributors yesterday and did some pricing here and was shocked at what I was told. I am not paying these outrageous prices for some of these juices. Of course you will hear all...
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 28 May 09

    Cannabis Santal - Fresh
  56. Re: You know you've been on basenotes too much when...

    You can be on Basenotes too much???....not possible...Ahahahahaha.....This site cannot even compete with another site I visit. I swear one person on there is posting no matter what time you come on....
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    Re: CLASSIC Banana Republic

    I really liked this one when it first came out...I warm up to citrus fragrances anyway, it just did not last long on my skin at all, which is a shame.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 27 May 09

    Burberry Summer for Men
  59. Thread: Lost

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    Re: Lost

    lol
  60. Thread: Lost

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    Re: Lost

    Virgin Island Water
    Allure Homme Sport Cologne
    Burberry Summer for Men

    Her scents don't matter....LOL.
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday 23 May 2009

    Allure Homme Sport Cologne

    Have a great Memorial Day Weekend everybody. Be Safe.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: Favourite reviewers

    Gracious I have too many. I like different ones for different styles.

    Happy Memorial Day and holiday to all of you who celebrate it.

    Best,

    Darius
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    Re: Your 3 unisex favorite fragrances - Your List

    I actually laughed out loud at this response. :laugh:
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    Sticky: Re: Looking for a irresistable cologne that women Love!

    There are a gabillion threads on Notes. Do a thorough search-Many topics are covered and recent at that.

    Now for the hotter weather...take a sample of Burberry Summer for Men. Everytime I have...
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    Re: Your 5 favorite fragances for men - Your List

    Tee Hee....Did not see other threads by him.
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Pick-Me-Up Fragrance?

    Pick-Me-Up's.....hhhmmmmm let's see... Mugler, DKNY Men (new) and Happy for Men.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Pick-Me-Up Fragrance?

    I had never heard of this one. Had to go to the directory. :D

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: Your 5 favorite fragances for men - Your List

    Please do not take offense to this but I would not call the above list extraordinary.

    My List:
    1. Eau de Santal - Floris
    2. CDG2 Man
    3. Rose 31
    4. Tom Ford
    5. Heritage

    Best,
  69. Re: Its getting hot, what can i do to protect my fragrances?

    It's also a good idea to keep your juices in the boxes they come in.

    Best,

    Otto
  70. Re: OK, I think I got My Every Day Scent, But Help :)

    The DKNY works well on my skin and I use it quite often. I would also suggest that you sample Mugler Cologne. It's a great everyday fragrance.

    Best,

    Otto
  71. Re: D&G Light Blue for Men, L'eau Bleue D'Issey Pour Homme, and Hugo Energise for Men

    And you're right my brain went to Hugo Element when it said Energise. Ooops.

    Best,

    Otto
  72. Re: D&G Light Blue for Men, L'eau Bleue D'Issey Pour Homme, and Hugo Energise for Men

    ---
  73. Re: The Scent that drives you wild that your GF/Wife wears?

    I read this twice to make sure I was comprehending correctly. ;)

    Best,

    Otto
  74. Re: Do we like scents more because of high price tags?

    Depends on where you are on the snobbery scale. :D

    Best,

    Otto
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    Sticky: Re: cologne that makes women melt?

    I was thinking the same thing when I saw this thread....I mean there a zillion in the thread.

    Best,

    Otto
  76. Re: D&G Light Blue for Men, L'eau Bleue D'Issey Pour Homme, and Hugo Energise for Men

    D&G Light Blue for Men was one of the most anticipated fragrances a few years ago. It was a huge disappointed. The Light Blue for women was still the better choice as it really should have been a...
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    Re: Le Male is a masterpiece?

    I am so tired of this stuff. I really am.

    Best,

    Otto
  78. Thread: Mac Daddy

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    Re: Mac Daddy

    Bfree and Mike, I just picked up a bottle from the MAC shop. Yes I agree it is very nice. Thanks

    Best,

    Otto
  79. Re: NEW: DKNY Men (not to be confused with the old one).

    I like this one and am wearing it today. Damn..I know I have smelled something almost identical to it, I just can't remember.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: Fruity Cologne : What was this guy wearing????

    Man I use to be like that but now I just ask what one is wearing if I like it. Just ask them or you could have gotten one of the women to ask him.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: S o t D Friday 15 May

    DKNY Men - New
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    Re: Monsters Sillages That I Have Smelled.

    I once worked with a lady who bathed in Angel. You can imagine what we all had to put up with on a daily basis. One day I asked her to bring her bottle in to which she replied "Why?" I answered "So I...
  83. Thread: Polo monogram

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    Re: Polo monogram

    I remember smelling this....Very Nice.
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    Re: Monsters Sillages That I Have Smelled.

    :D


    Fahrenheit all ways reminded me of bug spray. :D

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: What are you still waiting for?

    No, and I am so glad it is not. :) I do get positive comments whenever I have worn it. At one point a distributor was very interested in bring Creed to the island but the interest in it was very weak...
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    Re: Monsters Sillages That I Have Smelled.

    I was at a conference staying at a hotel once. My sister knocks on my door and says..."I can smell your cologne outside the door and down the hallway." The kicker is I had not been out the door yet....
  87. Thread: The Top 5's

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    Re: The Top 5's

    Regular Rotation
    1. Gucci by Gucci
    2. Cannabis Santal
    3. Black Diamond
    4. Polo Modern Reserve
    5. Havana

    Top Five I wear cause I want a scent that's gonna last ten seconds on me.
    1. Eau de...
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    Re: 'I wouldn't wear that if you paid me......

    Fleur du Male - I had to scrub this off my arm.
    A*Men
    Obsession
    Black - Bulgari

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: What are you still waiting for?

    My wardrobe has not been updated in eons. :) I need to get on that. Thanks for your imput guys.

    Best,

    Otto
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    What are you still waiting for?

    I am so out of the loop when it comes to the smellies these days. Help a juice guy out who lives on a small island were the fragrance world is so limited. I will research any examples you leave.
    ...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 20 April 2009

    Havana - Aramis
  92. Thread: Cannabis Santal

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    Re: Cannabis Santal

    I really fell in love with this one when I first tried it. The love affair still continues to this day-a fragrance I have not gotten tired of...LOL. I wish they they did a shower gel as I don't do...
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    Re: Do You-Should You-Apply to Your Armpits?

    No I do not and would not. Many anti-perspirants and deodorants do not work with me so a fragrance is definetly out of the question.

    Best,

    Otto
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    Re: How Many Perfume Do You Own?

    This is the route I am going as I lose interest in any given frag quickly as well. I probably have about 50 frags now and a gabillion oils. I have not updated my wardrobe in a stretch.

    Best,
    ...
  95. Re: Did any one enter the Ormonde Jayne Osmanthus Giveaway?

    Just picked mine up.
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    Re: Is Calvin Klein that bad?

    Always loved Escape and CK Electric and that's about it. I had a slight fondness for the original Eternity but the Summer releases are just boring....Same ole same ole. None of the CK juices had any...
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    Re: men wearing make up

    Hmmmm.......New Anchors, Actors or Models should be the only males....LOL. There is a guy who wears full make up here and I just wanna slug him when I see him. It irritates me.
  98. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    From Lili Bermuda:

    32N
    64W
    Cedar
    Navy
    Fresh Water


    http://www.lilibermuda.com
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    Re: NEW: John Varvatos Artisan.

    I agree with you CologneJunkie....Tried it, bought it and love it. When I initially smelled it, Polo Sport came to my mind and yes it smells like some of my other juices as well. I tested Eternity...
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    Re: Report it - don't perpetuate it.

    Thanks Dani for that....I have not been on Basenotes much recently and I just saw this thread.

    For what you and Grant do is beyond any words...Seriously, we are truly blessed for the dedication...
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