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    Re: 3 random leathers - pass the sample

    So was his immortelle pass!
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    Re: Salted Green Mango

    I'll be eager to hear your reactions, since our taste in greens is often similar.

    It depresses me, though, that we've reached a stage where $2.20/ml is considered a reasonable price.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Ooof, like a knife in my heart. I love that stuff!

    Have you smelled the old Charles of the Ritz version, Trilby? The newer Revlon one is pretty vile.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    That must cause a lot of tension with the half of you that wants to smell like pastrami on rye.
  5. Re: Misleading Kouros Listing. Should I Correct The Vendor?

    What he said.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Yeah, it's probably either that or my Scandinavian heritage that accounts for me liking perfumes that smell like herring more than my Hispanic neighbors do.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Please don't get started until I go pop some popcorn.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    *sigh*
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I never see anyone here wearing this. Are any of you gents fans of the vintage?

    It was so popular in its day, I'd think there would be tons of it on the aftermarket, even in the original...
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    Re: Salted Green Mango

    More than want!

    Anybody have tips on where you can find this stuff?
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 15th February, 2020

    Safari by Lauren, EDC

    For some reason today it's smelling like Vent Vert.

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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Safari by Lauren EDC (1990)

    Enough galbanum to strangle Epapsiou twice.

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    Re: NEW: Galop d'Hermes

    Gee, I think this and Voyage are both brilliant Hermes bottles.

    It wasn't always so expensive, was it? I don't remember that it was.

    Rosemanthus?? Wow, I really need to revisit Galop. I...
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    Re: The Eau Sauvage vintage thread

    I favor the Brobdingnagian version.

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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Eeeek! Have you been invaded by a trophy burglar??
  16. Re: Fragrances That Are Neither Under Or Overrated

    And what's the over/under on this thread, anyway? I'd like to get a bet down.
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    Re: The Guardian on vagina-scented products

    From Geza Schoen, no less:


    https://img.perfume.com/images/products/parent/medium/62596w.jpg

    At least it looks like the graphic designer had some fun with the packaging.
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    Re: Fragrance that make you happy

    The fizzy ginger of Vaninger by Oliver & Co. Every time I spray it, I want to say "Wheeee!" like a 4-year-old.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th February, 2020

    Piney, I think your Banksy avatar is the first one I've ever seen.
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    Re: Help me recognise this perfume

    I would bet that people have been counterfeiting No. 5 since World War II or even earlier.



    That was my first thought too. My second was "I hope that person has seen a doctor."
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I don't need any flowers, or any candy, but I wouldn't mind one of those jadeite bottles of the parfum version of this stuff.

    1000 EDT by Jean Patou (1972)

    Happy Valentine's Day to all the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th February, 2020

    1000 by Jean Patou for the sync.

    Happy Valentine's day, y'all!

    https://www.dealsanimg.com/d/l400/pict/133319537740_/-vintage-jean-patou-1000-perfume-eau-de-toilette-spray-15.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Clearly I should!


    I've never tried the current version.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    At first I thought I'd sit out this sync, since I don't much care for the category of perfumes known as "oriental", nor do I much like incense scents.

    But then Yellowtone's mention of Qi made me...
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    Re: Help me recognise this perfume

    Yeah, neither the bottle nor label nor cap look like any Chanel I've ever seen.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Then you have certainly landed on the right doorstep.

    Welcome to the Vintage Forum!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 13th February, 2020

    Diorling (1963) by Christian Dior.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Diorling (1963) by Christian Dior.


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    RoRo is really good at it. I still haven't mastered his techniques.
  29. Re: Cheap, generic or unlikely compliment getters

    If your aim is to please people who have shite taste, then your choices are virtually infinite.
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    Re: Eucris Edp My Impressions

    I've been wanting a Eucris for ages, but I had my heart set on one of those shaker-looking bottles with the silver crown top, as shown.

    Does anyone know if this bottle is only the EDT? Or perhaps...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Ha. Peter O'Toole in "The Ruling Class".
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I wonder what they intended to convey by putting the Lord in quote marks. Is he a <whispered> fake Lord?
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Genny used to get so much chatter around here a few years ago. I haven't seen anyone mention it in ages.

    I know PC's a big fan.
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    Re: The Guardian on vagina-scented products

    I trust you. Shock and awe averted.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Thank heavens. I'm losing my zest for the hunt.

    Now, off to find a Futur decant.
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    Re: Marrakech La Mamounia signature scent

    There used to be a Moroccan restaurant called Mamounia in San Francisco that I adored. If I had a perfume that smelled like the inside of that restaurant, I'd wear it constantly

    The notes you...
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    Re: What is your basenote lifetime number?

    No good can come of doing this calculation. It will only make me feel like a glutton.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Damn skippy! It sure as hell does.

    I got a discovery set from Piguet a few years ago, but Futur wasn't in it.

    Are y'all testing the vintage or the new? (Please please please say "new".)
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    Re: The Guardian on vagina-scented products

    I want so badly to make a joke about the whole thing being fishy, but I can't be arsed to even work up the energy for that.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    A 1970s-era bottle of "Y" by YSL.

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th February, 2020

    Inspired by House of Phlegethon, I'm going with vintage "Y" by YSL.

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    Re: The bath oils of yesteryear

    Haha! "...provided that lovers spend time at one's knees."
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    Re: 2019 Questions

    One of my heroes. I couldn't be more flattered.

    "You do know how to whistle, don't you, Steve?"
    https://media1.giphy.com/media/ZQCbOHaTt0un6/source.gif
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    Re: 2019 Questions

    1. What was your best purchase of the year?

    Iskander by Parfum d'Empire

    2. What was the most interesting sample you tried?

    Mousse Illuminee by Rogue Perfumery

    3. What was the worst...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    I hope you have some modern Declaration to compare against that vintage bottle. I love the modern stuff, and am eager to hear whether vintage is worth the hunt.
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    Re: The bath oils of yesteryear

    One of my favorite vintage scents, "Y" by YSL, had a great bath oil version in the '70s. I've tried to keep it on hand, but it's gotten so expensive that I'm down to one bottle now. The power of...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th February, 2020

    Parfum d'Habit by MPG.

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/JZ0AAOSwxjxd0xZZ/s-l400.jpg
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Parfum d'Habit (1988) by MPG. Vetiver as weapon.

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/JZ0AAOSwxjxd0xZZ/s-l400.jpg
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    Re: The bath oils of yesteryear

    This just reminded me of an old thread starring the disco-era bathroom of the recently deceased Robert Evans:
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 10th February, 2020

    The new version of Rochas Moustache EDT. I'm liking it.


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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    I take it all back. You're a fiend.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    As far as I can tell, this is your only character flaw.
  53. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    You're gonna love it. Between that and the Iskander, you're all set for summer.
  54. Re: Cartier Declaration is such an underrated classic

    It's a beauty. More women should wear it, too. It reads like J-C Ellena's homage to Eau d'Hermes.

    I might even like the Essence flanker more than the original. And the Cologne version's not too...
  55. Re: Rochas Moustache (vintage 1949) vs Moustache Eau de Parfum (2018) vs Moustache Original 1949 (20

    I don't have much experience with very recent Diorella and Eau Sauvage. With the newer Eau d'Hermes, they just seemed to try to reproduce the animalic funk with cumin; here in Moustache EDT, they...
  56. Re: Rochas Moustache (vintage 1949) vs Moustache Eau de Parfum (2018) vs Moustache Original 1949 (20

    Your review of the EDP version said it was "dense and rich", which sounds like the opposite of this citrus EDT version. Now I'm thinking I ought to try that one, too.

    And yeah, the bottles are...
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    Re: Moschino Toy Boy review

    It could be the second coming of Djedi and it would still be very, very hard to buy in that bottle.
  58. Re: How to permanently delete images from Attachments Folder?

    Okay, so that test worked; I uploaded two new images, inserted them in the test message, and then deleted them from the message to see if they also disappeared from my folder, which they did. Images...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Why is the Synchronized Fridays thread in the Female Forum?

    Wouldn't it get a bigger turnout if it was in the General Forum?

    (I may have asked this before, but if so I've forgotten what the...
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    Re: Rank all the Dior scents

    Start asking questions like that and pretty soon Basenotes won't make any sense to you at all.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Kinda like giving up sugar.
  62. Re: How to permanently delete images from Attachments Folder?

    ::: test post :::

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  63. Re: How to permanently delete images from Attachments Folder?

    The illusion of control. Our photos in the old threads have disappeared anyway, despite them still being in my attachments folder. :)



    I know that's supposed to be true, but I don't think...
  64. Re: How to permanently delete images from Attachments Folder?

    Thank god my only DWI arrest photo occurred pre-internet.



    No, it doesn't seem to. But maybe I should try that once more just to be sure.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Please report back. I've been wondering the same thing about a purchase of it.
  66. Re: Rochas Moustache (vintage 1949) vs Moustache Eau de Parfum (2018) vs Moustache Original 1949 (20

    Received my new Moustache EDT ("Original 1949") bottle yesterday. Kudos to the seller for 48-hour turnaround on free shipping, and another hat tip to Papsi for alerting me to the bargain.

    First...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Vintage Rochas Moustache EDC -- for purposes of comparing it to the new EDT reformulation, which just arrived.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th February, 2020

    First wearing of a recent arrival: the new EDT reformulation of Rochas Moustache. Testing it against the vintage version on the other arm. No surprise who's winning, though the newbie isn't bad at...
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    Re: Vintage Sample Swap and Synchronization II

    Wow. You are three brave people.

    I can hardly wait to hear Grayspoole's take on the Chloes. Chloi?
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th February, 2020

    I don't suppose we'll ever see that in a perfume advert. :)
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    Re: What would make you to stop buying?

    My winning $100 bid on a locked, sealed storage unit, and discovering upon opening it up that it contained a full pallet of undelivered cases of original Sycomore Eau de Toilette, with a...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I think he's drinking his perfumes. Might be time for an intervention.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th February, 2020

    Vintage Lauren EDC (1978) for the Friday sync.

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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

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  75. Re: How to permanently delete images from Attachments Folder?

    Seriously, does NO ONE know how to do this?

    Surely there has to be a way.
  76. Re: notes you love that most others seem to hate on

    Hyraceum. Possibly my favorite animalic note. Bless those poopy little rodents.

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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    For the Friday Sync: original Lauren EDC (1978). It's the smaller bottle of this group, and I'm sad to discover today that it's almost exhausted. (Not as in 'empty', but as in 'fatigued'.) Guess...
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    Re: How old is my Diorella?

    Sadly, none of my old ribbed bottles had metal sprayers: Eau Sauvage (2), Dior-Dior, Miss Dior (2).
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    Re: How old is my Diorella?

    Very helpful, thanks Gilturko!

    I guess we'd need to find a calculator of obsolete currencies to figure out how much that 47 Franc price of Diorella would be today. :)
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Sing it, sister.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    For vintage events like this, I almost always pull out one of my beloved old Diors, but this time I'll take original Lauren EDC (1978) to the party. (The smaller bottle; the larger one and the body...
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Today I didn't buy... any of the 120 bottles on my eBay watch list. One day at a time, baby, one day at a time.

    I shouldn't have gone to look at that 'Didn't Buy' thread from 2008. People...
  83. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    And I'll take that Dirty Ginger off your hands, LJ, thankyouverymuch.

    (It's been a long time since I looked at your wardrobe. You've really built up quite the vintage collection!)
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    Re: Identifying vintage Dunhill

    That bottle is adorable.

    I wonder if Monsieur Montana has a whole stash of them somewhere. If not, he should.
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    Re: How old is my Diorella?

    Yeah, I'm pretty sure Dior-Dior didn't last that long. More like from 1976-1983 or 84 or thereabouts.

    Now I'm going to go check all my old ribbed Dior bottles for metal sprayers.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th February, 2020

    I've never heard of it either. Old Lauders are often interesting; it would be great if you could provide a picture of yours.

    Parfumo has it in their database. Is this your bottle?
    ...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Go ahead. Nobody's watching.

    I love that stuff too. So filthy and so beautiful. I really need a new bottle of it too -- mine is almost empty from sharing samples.
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    Re: The ghosts in vintage perfume

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    Just too many variables to ever do any conclusive experimenting! Plus virtually impossible to assemble a batch of bottles that had identical histories of care, or whose provenance was...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    You wuz robbed! Eight of your Knizes are missing!
  90. Re: Frederic Malle launches collection of their classic Rose scents

    That just seems flat-out untrue. Aramis? Bandit? Azuree?
  91. Re: My First Warner/Lauren Polo Arrived This Morning!

    Excellent questions. I've wondered the same about the plastic tube.

    It's hard to imagine that over several decades it wouldn't have some effect.

    This might deserve a thread?
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    Re: How old is my Diorella?

    Wow. I may need to turn in my Dior Geek badge. I've always assumed that these ribbed bottles with tall plastic caps didn't come out until after 1980.



    <insert ominous kettle drum here: dun dun...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    :::dupe:::
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Original Cartier Declaration (1998).

    Did you know that Cartier once made cigarettes? I wonder if they were scented with perfume, the way that Tabac Blond was originally intended to do.

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  95. Re: Celebrating Differences: What do YOU Enjoy About Perfume?

    Yes, I own a small bottle of the Therese, but I do think that unless you're a collector it's kind of redundant if you already own Diorella.

    You're in good company with your perception of 'meat' in...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th February, 2020

    Twinning Roberto! Cartier Declaration today.

    Since he already showed the bottle, how about some ephemera: Did you you know that Cartier once made cigarettes? I didn't! I wonder if they were...
  97. Re: Friend with asthma is looking for solid perfume recommendation

    Those Aftel ones are gorgeous! Not cheap, but the sterling silver cases are refillable, and it seems there are samples available for $7 each.
  98. Re: Celebrating Differences: What do YOU Enjoy About Perfume?

    I pretty much wear my perfume heart right on my sleeve in full view of the world: I love the creations of Edmond Roudnitska. I love them primarily because of -- and there's no way to say this without...
  99. Re: Rochas Moustache (vintage 1949) vs Moustache Eau de Parfum (2018) vs Moustache Original 1949 (20

    I have one of those 3-bottle sets that were giveaways to 1st class on airlines -- cologne, pre-shave lotion, and after-shave. And both of
    the shave lotions smell even better than the EDC, and just...
  100. Re: Rochas Moustache (vintage 1949) vs Moustache Eau de Parfum (2018) vs Moustache Original 1949 (20

    Just to clarify: Papsi didn't alert me because he likes it -- in fact, he doesn't even care for the original concentree. He was just tipping me off to a good price on it.
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