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    Re: Tribute to Paco Rabanne pour homme

    I will be buying from eBay a couple of vintages
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    Re: Zara Men perfumes

    Gold has resemblance to Aventus ..pineapple
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    Re: Frederick Malle ?

    anything you try will be very interesting and good.
    I like en passant and geranium without a real particular reason maybe it was the moment I smell it for the first time. Great house.
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    Re: Tribute to Paco Rabanne pour homme

    thanks for all your comments and for joining me in the tribute. I was sure there is a platoon of basenoters that appreciates the fragrance, keep your comments coming. Even Luca Turin is quite...
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    Re: Tribute to Paco Rabanne pour homme

    so far I have not found anything like it, as I said, I have to try Great Jones yet. For the price of Paco I have tried pretty much under the sun but Paco is Paco.
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    Tribute to Paco Rabanne pour homme

    I would like to call it the most iconic fragrance for men in the past 40 years, a true gem, the best, the titan but…. I know it is not, or is it? My subjective appreciation for Paco pour homme might...
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    Re: Rolex Of Fragrances?

    Francolino nice watch you have there really nice. I almost pulled the trigger but ended up buying a Royal Oak (Audemars Piguet)
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    Re: Rolex Of Fragrances?

    The reference to Paco is good , Chanel Pour Monsieur also...
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    Re: Rolex Of Fragrances?

    Today I am wearing a Rolex Submariner 50 Anniversary (the one with the green bezel) but I own a couple more. The Rolex Submarine is the most iconic watch in the world, it is all you want in a watch....
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    Re: New Amouage - Myths

    medicinal in its opening, cloying and sweet it has an oilish feel to it.
    It mellows down and you can smell the smoky note. It also has a leathery note in there , pungent , like wetting a leather...
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    John Varvatos Vintage

    Hello people.
    reading the reviews on Vintage a couple of people mentioned Polo, I assume they are referring to Polo classic. How strong or sublet the similarities are, if there is any indeed. I...
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    Re: *NEW* Diesel Bad (2016)

    Notes sound interesting but the name and bottle are horrible,,, clearly targetting 18-25 years old people.
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    [International] Montale, Tom Ford, Narciso and Bentley

    Hello people.
    I have the following fragrances for swap without their boxes.
    I am opened to suggestions, I like fourgeres. John Varvatos is something that I like and dont have.

    Tom Ford Noir....
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    Re: Jockey Club / Amouage Gold

    I am testing the newest Gold version.
    I like Gold but not crazy about it. I have tried 12 different Amouage already. I like most of them on paper they are stunning but not sure if I will like to...
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    Jockey Club / Amouage Gold

    Am I the only one finding a resemblance between Jockey Club by Caswell Massey and Amouage Gold?
    Leaving aside the ingredients quality they both share a very similar overall smell.
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    Re: Barbershop Fragrances?

    Sartorial
    1725
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    Re: Bond Great Jones

    I can't wait to buy it sound like a totally must try to me ...I am an avid fajitas of Paco Rabanne.thanks for the input. I am also intriguedo but Hot Always
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    Bond Great Jones

    Hi people.
    I am interested in the fougere aspect of the fragrance as I read a couple of people mentioning Paco Rabanne in their review. How much so is it really in the same vibe? Anone could...
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    Poll: Re: Jubilation XXV vs Gold

    Thank you for your valued opinion. From your comments I am still undecided :-) I should buy both
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    Poll: Jubilation XXV vs Gold

    Which one would pick if your favorite style is aromatic fougere?
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    Re: Help me with Amouage

    Thank you all for the good advice very useful.
    cheers
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    Re: Help me with Amouage

    Different opinions...I already have 1725 and also invasion barbera.
    Time for amouage now.thank you for your opinions
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    Help me with Amouage

    Hi people.
    Which amouage has the most fougere or babershop vibe to it ....if any?
    I am planning to buy two ..one jubilation xxv and a second as per my enquire. Or even something that resemblance...
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    Re: modern barbershop

    Sartorial hands down....
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    Re: the quality of yesteryear

    there is a lot of panic about reformulations and so on, you can still get many classics from all houses that, not being the same, are close enough
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    [International] Montale Aoud Cuir DŽArabie BNIB

    Hello people.
    I have for swap a 100 ml (3 1/2 fl oz.) bottle of Eau de Parfum AOUD CUIR D ARBIE. sprayed only once.
    It comes in its pouch and box.
    I am opened to suggestions, I love fougeres...
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    Re: I need help ladies

    great suggestions , thank you very much all, keep them coming .
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    I need help ladies

    My younger sister is getting married in February and I would like to get for her a wedding fragrance. Her favorite fragrance is Dior Escale a Portofino and I would like to buy a niche fragrance that...
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    lavender + patchouli

    Is there anything out there mixing both? they seem antagonist notes but... maybe it works
  30. [International] Histoires de Parfums 1740, Idole, Ungaro III, Bentley

    Hi people.
    I have a 60 ml bottle of HdP 1740 with box and cap, all in perfect condition. There is 90% left.
    Also a bottle of Bentley Extreme 100 ml. 85% left, box and cap.
    and a BNIB 100 ml of...
  31. Thread: Bijan for man

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    Re: Bijan for man

    thanks all for your input, I remember a well spoken fragrance evoking for some reason a light blue color in my mind with a clean cut and soapy vibe and a sublet incense touch.
  32. Thread: Bijan for man

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    Re: Bijan for man

    what is similar out there that I compare it with ?
  33. Thread: Bijan for man

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    Bijan for man

    http://www.perfumania.com/shop/mens/bijan-for-men-by-bijan-eau-de-toilette-spray_665.1.html
    Lets talked about it: Bijan.
    There is a famous latin singer that wears it. I happen to like his music and...
  34. Fougere Royale by Houbigant, 1740,Rien, Orange Spice

    Hello people.
    I have the following niche fragances for swap. I am looking for other niche options so please try me.

    Fougere Royale by Houbigant. 100ml. Sprayed once.Cap + box.
    Orange Spice by...
  35. Thread: IB vs 1725

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    IB vs 1725

    What are the fundamental differences between IB and 1725? Can anyone pinpoint it for me? I own 1725 but never smelled IB.
    Thanks
  36. Re: Men's GIVEAWAY thread- NO REQUESTS ALLOWED! Revised 1/29/13

    hi Wayne send me your details via msg same thing axmaster
  37. Re: Men's GIVEAWAY thread- NO REQUESTS ALLOWED! Revised 1/29/13

    ok thanks
  38. Give away, sharing for free with you two fragrance.

    I would like to give away two fragrances preferable to newbies. Basenotes has been a great source of opinions and information, so basically sharing is really a matter of fairness. I have more...
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    Paco Rabanne Pour Homme

    I cant find anything that epitomizes the quintessential fragrance for man as Paco PH does. Simply glorious, uncomplicated yet epic. It has the punch other superb iconic men fragrances lack such as...
  40. something similar to Aqua Oriens by Van Cleef and Arpels?

    Hi ladies.
    I gave my sister as a present a bottle of Aqua Oriens and she really likes it but cant find it. She is now looking for something in those lines. Any recommendation please?
    Thanks a lot....
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    Re: What's the Weirdest Fragrance You Own?

    Breath of God by Lush
    Rien by Eldo
    1725 by HdP
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    Re: Creed orange spice

    I like it, in fact I wore it yesterday and after a shower I can still smell some on me. It is VERY similar to kouros but more refined.
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    Re: Eloge du traitre

    thank you all for your opinion. :-)
    I will pull the trigger.
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    Eloge du traitre

    Hi there.
    What can you tell me about Eloge du Traite? Its described by many as a great modern fougere and ELDO surely know how to push fragrance genres over the top. What is out there that could...
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    Re: Costume National Homme

    thanks a lot for your hints and advise I will order some samples, better than blind buy.
    Cheers.
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    Re: Coming back after an extended absence from BN

    good to see you back mate.
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    Re: Costume National Homme

    blind buy it, I mean. Thanks
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    Costume National Homme

    Is there anything out there similar to give me an indication of what to expect? I am thinking to blind it.
    I read the reviews yet I am interested in your recent fresh interpretation.
    Thanks a lot...
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    Re: The ultimate fougere

    thank you all for your great opinions, 90% of the fragrances you are recommending I already had or still have. I will check the 10% that I dont have looking for thar elusive holy grail that never...
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    The ultimate fougere

    In your personal opinion what would be the best fougere in the market. Basically I am looking form a barbershop fougere with class and style. If I can find a hybrid between Paco Rabanne + Rive Gauche...
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    Re: Le Male was reformulated wasn't it?

    it should be terminated.
  52. Thread: Kenzo Jungle

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    Re: Kenzo Jungle

    hard to find, in fact I never saw it before.
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    Re: Kenzo Jungle

    ouch... it was nice though :-)
  54. Thread: Kenzo Jungle

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    Re: Kenzo Jungle

    oh crap the one i tried is called kenzo Jungle elephant....... is it the same?
    25344
  55. Thread: Kenzo Jungle

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    Re: Kenzo Jungle

    the bottle I tried is different it has no zebra hair on top, squared bottle.
  56. Thread: Eldo

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    Eldo

    Besides Fat Electrician and Rien that I already have what are their also unique and worth offerings???
  57. Thread: Kenzo Jungle

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    Re: Kenzo Jungle

    I agree with you all, perhaps a little cloying yet bearable.
  58. Thread: Kenzo Jungle

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    Kenzo Jungle

    Potent juice, great offering really, quality is also superb. Any fans here?
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    Re: Fougere Bengala

    thank you hednic... immortalle..... same as in 1740 , tons of it. A fougere should not have immortalle as core ingredient
  60. Re: What is the signature men's fragrance of our time (that isn't shit)?

    Le Male, the most disgusting fragrance on earth
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    Fougere Bengala

    What is similar out there to Fougere Bengala? I need an indication before I blind buy it.
    Thanks
  62. Thread: Lubin

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    Re: Lubin

    hednic what is the number that accompanies all your posts in this case ( 3767)
  63. Thread: Lubin

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    Lubin

    From the new Lubin offerings (excluding Idole) which is the most original/ unique one?
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    Re: New wordwide regulation

    hahaha fair enough
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    Re: New wordwide regulation

    you guys kidnapped my post, at the end, no fragrance discussion.
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    Re: New wordwide regulation

    *hit, they keep changing regulations...
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    New wordwide regulation

    In an increasingly regulated world from today we will be allow to own ONLY the following. Pick yours and let me know.

    Fougere.
    1 x niche
    1 x designer
    Chypre
    1 x niche
    1 x designer
    Oriental...
  68. Thread: 1725 Casanova

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    Re: 1725 Casanova

    thanks mate, any input? what is your take on it?
  69. Thread: 1725 Casanova

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    1725 Casanova

    I just pulled the trigger (blind buy). Is the barbershop noticeable or rather very sublet? I never tried Invasion Barbare either so this could open the door to it. I am always in the quest for the...
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Peau d espagna (1901)

    the one I got opens like Jicky or MdM... briefly. very nice composition and also very estrange
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Peau d espagna (1901)

    wow got it already. It opens with a blast of fresh civet and then, very fast, goes medicinal / leather. It has a smoky vibe to it, tar perhaps? Incredible this fragrance was created in 1901. After...
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    Guerlain vetiver squared icy bottle

    I found one bottle still in square shape and icy bands around it. Is the juice in the new bottles the same as the former?
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Peau d espagna (1901)

    Estratto triplo? wow.... let me try first the regular one before I jump into bigger ventures :-) Thank you all for your kind opinions.
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Peau d espagna (1901)

    well my sister was in Firenze and she got it for me at the main store, I am very excited. I like Knize Ten and I already went through a bottle. Then I got ELDO Rien and also Cuir Beluga so, I am into...
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    Santa Maria Novella Peau d espagna (1901)

    Have any of you tried it? Is it similar to Knize Ten? I am about to order a bottle as it seems to be a fantastic leather scent, and being from 1901 certainly intrigues me greatly. I have read all...
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    Re: Fragrances you hate and or find repulsive?

    JPG Le Male. The combination of lavender and vanilla makes me sick, it smells like Plasticine. The same goes for The Dreamer and Caron PH, those two notes combine are a no go for me.
  77. Re: LŽ Ombre dans lŽ eau ,the shadow in the water

    I have been wearing it for a week or longer now and... I am experiencing a need to give it a rest as its getting cloying.... thick.
    The rose note seems to be more prominent than I initially...
  78. LŽ Ombre dans lŽ eau ,the shadow in the water

    http://www.diptyqueparis.com/lombre-dans-leau-edt.html

    I am most impressed with such a fantastic fragrance. It creates the most realistic humid pond vibe, rose, green, grey, perhaps one of the...
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    Re: Guerlain Les Exclusives Line

    You should get mouchoir monsieur
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    Re: Guerlain Les Exclusives Line

    Cuir Beluga hands down I bought it for my wife last week and she keeps getting compliments, every time she wears it she is surrounded by a exquisite aura , it may not seem like a sillage monster but...
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    Re: The ultimate niche fougere

    good suggestions everyone I never heard of Lizzipan and Galimard, good call. Keep the coming.
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    The ultimate niche fougere

    Hi Guys.
    I am looking for something that, believe it or not, have not found yet (after 200 + fragrances). What I want is something like Paco Rabanne pour Homme but with more body,more potency and...
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    Re: Fat Electrician Vs Villoresi Vetiver

    thank you for your opinion.
    I have MpG Centaure but I dont really get any vetiver in there, I also have Encre Noire but it gives me a headache (must be the ISO E Super), I also have Vetiver Haiti...
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    Fat Electrician Vs Villoresi Vetiver

    I just pulled the trigger and bought both blind, I absolutely adore vetiver the wilder the better.
    How do you compare both? Which one do you think is better and more original?

    I am also after...
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    Re: Niche help here, I am on the hunt

    Thank you all for your suggestions, very interesting , a few of them I did not know of. Definitely I will try to get a hold of most.
    regards
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    Niche help here, I am on the hunt

    Ok guys help me here.
    I would like to get up to 10 niche fragrances.
    I bought Idole and Itaska last week and I like them both, however I am not too keen to unisex fragrances.
    If you could get...
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    Re: Best smokey frag?

    Itasca by Lubin. awesome vetiver smoky fragrance, pure quality.
  88. Thread: Ormond Yayne

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    Re: Ormond Yayne

    thank you for your kind opinion, it seems quite a complex fragrance perhaps covering too many basis. I am somehow tired of the woody/cedar drydown.
  89. Thread: Ormond Yayne

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    Ormond Yayne

    I am considering their signature scent for man, any thoughts? I never tried so it will be a blind buy... ouch!
  90. Thread: CUSTO Man

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    Re: CUSTO Man

    really? I guess I have to revisit Fleur du Male. ...
  91. Re: Post a recommendation for my next cologne based on my tastes!

    Polo Modern Reserve or Mugler cologne.
  92. Thread: CUSTO Man

    by Basteri
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    CUSTO Man

    Finally I pulled the trigger and bought Custo Man. If you like Original Vetiver and Mugler Cologne you will enjoy Custo Man. Pungent citric synthetic opening that mellows down into a sweeter/ vanilla...
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    Re: If you're a Mafia boss, what would you were?

    Kouros
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    Re: A superior cologne

    I have 4711 already.
    I never ired Crantree and evelyn thanks for the tip.
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    A superior cologne

    I am looking for an eau d cologne with a superior quality, more volume, something that shines. My current favorite is AdP colonia and I also like Cartier eau cologne so I like Armani, yet I am still...
  96. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    I assume there is something else but ISO E Super and alcohol. Isn't it?
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    Re: Creed is all you Need..

    Creed is like Apple products.
  98. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    it seems Molecule 01 is well known for not being smelled by the wearer but by the others.
  99. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    I am glad to learn that someone else is experiencing the same. I have never smelled ISO E Super in its purest form but Molecule 01 so it must be the cocktail what bothers me and not necessarily ISO E
  100. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Molecule 01

    Certainly Molecule 01 is a very interesting fragrance regardless it only contains or for the most part ISO E Super. I am regaining interests because I tried it again not long ago and my wife thought...
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