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  1. Re: Why all the hate for Unforgivable by Sean John?

    One of my favorites. I love it from top to base. Only wish it was a little stronger at the end.
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva for work?

    Bvlgari has a female fragrance that smells almost like aqua.
    I suggest you go sniff their female line and you will see.
  3. Re: New scent to be released...Black XS L'Exces for Him Paco Rabanne

    Just got a sample today. Weird... this is 1 million but with some fruits on top... gonna wait for the base now.
  4. Poll: Re: 10 year class reunion tonight...what to wear??

    I voted for Tom Ford Tobacco Vannille since I believe in such occasions you need to stand out with something expensive.
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    Poll: Re: Frags + Zodiacs !?

    I am a Virgo and don't like anyone touching my bottles or moving them
    when I have them cleaned and lined-up in perfect symmetry.
  6. Re: What fragrance will gonna be always in your wardrobe ?

    I am pretty sure it is and will be

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120152.jpg

    Best GIT substitute
  7. Thread: Salty EO?

    by steve_123
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    Re: Salty EO?

    Australian Sandalwood.
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    Re: Blown away by........... Azzaro pH!!

    My #2. It is the ambergris effect. If you want to try something alike but with a honeyish, mossy and tabaccoish try Paco Rabanne Pour Homme.
    Or if you want to experience the same drydown as Azzaro...
  9. Re: Have you ever bought a fragrance because of the bottle alone?

    I don't give a **** about the bottle, though I prefer them small and portable.
    I know some women who buy just for the bottle even if the juice sucks.
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    Re: totally strange topic in the male forum

    She will not like it the moment you will give it to her. Because it is from you. I am not sure if
    you want to compete with your sister on who is richer or more classier or you want to work things ...
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    Re: Chrome Legend is being discontinued

    Maybe they fell like replacing it with the new Chrome Sport. Another strange is that PH Intense cannot be found on their site.
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    Re: What happens to discontinued perfumes?

    Imagine a law where each perfume discontinued would have its recipe go public...
  13. Re: Looking For a FRESH and Fruity/Juicy scent (+New Fragrance Review Channel)

    That would be the channel http://www.youtube.com/user/GMancheFr ?
  14. Re: I am the Fragrance Devil ! I am here to tempt you.

    Very well thought. Especially five would be all that matters.
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    Re: Can't there at least be one house?

    You just have to accept the fact that aromachemicals evaporate and
    this is the end of your enjoyment regarding perfumes. Of course there is always Kouros.
  16. Re: Burberry London: Why do I smell patchouli in this??

    No, no patchouli here.
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    Re: body kourous vs. silver black/onyx

    2 completely different fragrances. But since you ask, it's Body Kouros, cannot match the sensuality.
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    Re: 3 favorite notes

    Ambergris
    Ambergris
    Ambergris.

    Really, all others come 2nd.
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    Re: Making a Pipe tobacco cologne

    You might want to read this:

    http://www.leffingwell.com/tob2.htm

    Also check the references at the end of the article
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    Re: Weight of empty Creed bottles

    With the cap, empty but with about 10 sprays left: 180g
    With the cap, juice exactly at the creed logo start: 230g

    Of course this values are not that accurate.
  21. Re: House of Creed to sue P.Diddy (Sean Combs) for blatant imitation.

    I like his honesty, how he simply puts it, that he just copied Creed.
    I like Unforgivable too.
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    Sorting of fragrances in the directory

    I was thinking, wouldn't it be more practical when you display a company's fragrances
    to view them sorted by manufacturing year?
    i.e. this page: http://www.basenotes.net/company/100220

    That...
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    Re: So, what is actually in those Creeds?

    Haha, the thing is that these 2 sites are supposed to be "THE" official ones.
    What can I say, looks like they can't get their notes straight.
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    Re: Has anyone ever used perfumes.bg?

    Lol, the nerve of some guys.

    Registrant:
    Radi Naydenov
    Dugan Hisar 7
    Haskovo, 6300
    Bulgaria

    Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (http://www.godaddy.com)
    Domain Name: DREAMSTORAGE.NET
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    So, what is actually in those Creeds?

    Let's see two examples:

    Millesime Imperial:
    creedboutique.com
    Top Notes: Crisp fruit notes, sea salt
    Middle Notes: Sicilian lemon, bergamot, mandarin, Florentine Iris
    Base Notes: Musk, woody...
  26. Thread: Going Creed

    by steve_123
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    Re: Going Creed

    Modern Creed? Hmm... Virgin Island Water maybe? What would you consider modern?
    I would suggest going safe with either: GIT, Himalaya or Millesime Imperial.
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    Re: Body Kouros (2000) vs Kouros (1981)

    Each to its own. That would be a tough choice.
    Body Kouros is sensual, every woman loves it, no doubt about it.
    Kouros is a beast, it is like you are walking around with a whiplash and start...
  28. Re: I smelled it on someone else, and that turned me off.

    Pretty normal behavior, luckily what I wear there is no way anyone else will have it - and I am
    talking about mainstream fragrance too. It is that my surrounding is not that educated, they all ...
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    Re: Athens, Greece

    You mean closed down due to the financial crisis?
  30. Re: What Phases have you gone through while at Basenotes?

    There are only 2 phases for Basenoters. One, you have money, two, you don't.
    The only difference is the time span. Most of the time you are out of money.
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    Re: Choosing two from these Creeds

    May I suggest, for your climate -similar to mine - go sample Bulgari Aqua if you don't know this frag, OR... or the cheap alternative to Millesime Imperial, Unforgivable.
    Then you can rethink of the...
  32. Re: My 1 Liter Creed Vintage Tabarome!!! Feast your eyes on this bad boy!!!!

    Dude, you are rich. Now someone bring the glasses.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme, I'm not impressed

    Give it some days wear, I love it. Yes the anise can be very hard at the start
    but you will get used to it, it is really just a blast in the past like a journey.
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    Re: Bud Perfumes: An Australian Niche Company

    He definitely should have thrown some serious bucks to get the site to a good trust level.
    Of course that doesn't mean his products might not be good.
  35. Re: Best online stores for essential oils in europe?

    I buy relatively high priced oils but the are truly good. I have checked with 2 other companies
    and they are superior. You only get what you pay for; that's true.
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    Re: Did I make a mistake that Is Unforgivable?

    Guys if you watched 2012 you would go and buy 50 bottles of Unforgivable, not 10+8+2 like Maz24.

    Aside the jokes, dude, this is serious, you start a thread asking us to sympathize with your crazy...
  37. Re: Best online stores for essential oils in europe?

    I buy bergamot (not organic) for 8.00GBP.
    It's 50% quality and 50% profit I guess.
  38. Re: Givenchy Gentleman and the smell of rain - help needed!

    Rainy patchouli? Yes, CK Euphoria. Trust me on this one.
  39. Re: What happened to Vibert's reviews and recent posts?

    If everything related to you disappear from a site/forum one day it is obvious that you have done something fishy.
    Of course everything is possible and that could be one of many cases.
    Reading this...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition III

    Wonderful setup.
  41. Re: Help, please - how long until reviews are posted?

    You know there is a flow in this approach. If the admin reviews reviews after 4 months and
    there are say about 200 to review you can just check them all, some bad will go out with the good.
    So I...
  42. Re: Building a Wardrobe from only two houses - Chanel and YSL

    Pour Monsieur
    Platinum Egoiste

    Kouros

    Actually if you can have all of their masculine collection that is better.
  43. Thread: unreal..

    by steve_123
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    Re: unreal..

    How can I take them seriously when they are using comic sans on their site?
    Besides that how would they have access to genetic data regarding celebrities?
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    Re: Current Obsessions (3rd Quarter '09)

    I'm cutting back a little to "fund" other things and next month there will be one buy only. So I am really curious to
    sniff Balmain Ambre Gris. Will it bind with GIT and Azzaro PH as my nr #3...
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    Re: Santal de Mysore by Serge Lutens

    What would you guys suggest for a good sandalwood, creamy maybe?
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    Re: Another male-female question

    Before I even read it on your post, that's the one I would like to see in a masculine bottle.
    How do you turn this divine sambac into a man's fragrance? Maybe pepper and patchouli?
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    Re: Help with dating of perfume bottles

    Why sale them? I would put them in the fridge and forget about them.
    They will be more valuable in 10 years.
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    Re: I seem to have a problem with CEDAR..

    Body Kouros has a nice cedar moment somewhere between the middle and the drydown.
    But it is sharp enough.
  49. Re: Need your help to identify this gorgeous scent.

    @Larwiz: It was GIT I guess...

    I asked a girl at work on Friday (from another company, same floor) what is this fragrance she wears that smells like
    a vanilla cream... turns it was TM Angel. I...
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    Re: What is the best drydown on the planet?

    I am all for ambergris, so it's GIT and Azzaro PH coming second, close enough.
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    Re: Who's your Reviewer?

    Vibert is very good.
    Zztop nails it all the time, he is the king.

    I take seriously their reviews before buying.
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    Re: How long do you keep your cologne?

    For an unknown reason I have kept a PR XS 100ml splash bottle for at least 12 years - many of them in fridge - as I can calculate
    and the juice is as I remembered it... like Himalaya hehe, I mean...
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    Re: thoughts on kouros

    I get an old soap smell from Kouros.
    But it's not that cat pee likes to women, Kouros is provoking, it makes women talk
    because it smells weird. I have put a bunch of colognes at work at heavy...
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    Re: Basenotes...The Fragrance (AKA Pong Idol)

    That's very exciting, though it seems that I want participate, since I know I will win
    and then I won't be able to attend the tutorial at CPL.
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    Re: Official Creed Boutique Now Online

    I don't know if this is an official site but the site's domain name is related to Thomas Saujet.
    http://www.icperfumes.com/saujet_thomas.php
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    Re: Should a Man Have an Arsenal?

    If you can't afford it you stick to one or one at a time.
    Life is too short to make it with on fragrance.
  57. Re: Side-by-side comparison: GIT vs. Cool Water vs. Chez Bond

    Especially the rotten egg part of GIT before the ambergris drydown. Perfection.
    To me it seems that CW is more geranium based thus muting the similarities with GIT.
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    Re: I am a hypocrite

    Well I own a bottle of Unforgivable and I totally love it. You can't imaging how well it fits a Greek summer day.
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    Re: Fragrance for Job Interviews

    He would have to apply PM, right before entering the building.
  60. Re: Should price even matter when reviewing niche scents?

    It's a thing of logic to me. At the time of evaluation, if you can justify the money then you buy it.
    If the price is over a logical limit, then you don't buy it. Reviews should be scent driven.
  61. Re: What changes would you make to your favorite scents?

    Let,s see...
    Creed Green Irish Tweed, add oranges on the top and more ambergris (why not?).
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste, completely remove the geranium note.
    Bulgari Aqua, less woody drydown.
    Sean...
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Chanel No 5 EP
    Azzaro PH (Ambergris sucker here and it delivers!)
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    Poll: Re: The Creed Windsor Poll

    I have found this site that dates Windsor roses less than 1969.
    http://www.royalwindsorroseshow.co.uk/history/
    Not sure though if the Royal Windsor Rose is the same with the "Duke of Windsor".
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    Re: The smell of space!

    Ozone, gun powder, plastic.
    Found this for reference http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080515190612AAtOIlH
    Looks like it could be a very captivating scent.
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    Re: CREED Sublime Vanille

    I think it will be a good one, but why make a vanilla fragrance?
  66. Re: Out of all your bottles, what's THE BEST in your collection?

    Up to now
    1) GIT
    2) Platinum Egoiste
  67. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    1. Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    2. Armani Code
    3. PR - 1 Million
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    Re: Anyone wanna play a lil game?

    Yeap, Armani Code here too.
    Though I don't like it.
  69. Re: How is your summer weather? Is it affecting your fragrance choices?

    It's hell hot down here these days, I did the mistake to put some Shalimar on 2 days ago
    and smelled like an animal all day. I couldn't stand it, but it was nice too.
  70. Re: OF & SOS: Olfactory Fatigue & Scensory Overload Syndrome

    I read basenotes, spot up to 2 fragrances and then go sampling.
    More targeted buy and sometimes a good one. I always want to know what I'll sample.
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    Re: Disassociating Yourself?

    Sometimes you don't want to disassociate if the memory is good. But I believe, regarding places, if
    you start using the fragrance again in other occasions or places, the memory starts to faint or...
  72. Re: Which fragrances would you use in these situations...

    I can add my 2 cents for the sea/sunset part (Santorini, Greece) since I've done it twice this summer.
    On first trip I only took Didis Unforgivable, turned out to be
    a fabulous choice, maybe it...
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    Re: Today I bought >>>>> JULY 2009

    Bulgari Aqua,
    Bulgari Jasmin Noir - both great.

    I'll have to say this: I also sniffed the Aqua Marine and almost puke! Wow, peculiar.
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    Re: Versions of Guerlain Vetiver

    I own the latest with the thin line in the package. Strangely the juice is not as you describe it.
    It starts citrus with vetiver, not much citrus though and then stays to vetiver, later on
    goes...
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    Re: Acier Aluminum Questions

    I haven't smelled any banana note in it. Maybe a basket of fruits ready to become rotten.
    I get more spices in the YSL Opium range. It is a weird scent though, wouldn't recommend as a blind buy.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    http://i41.tinypic.com/2zocapy.jpg http://i43.tinypic.com/2u7c4tv.jpg
    AA and GIT. Now getting used to Acier, the cold aluminium is amazing, rest of the fragrance needs more wearing.
    GIT the...
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    Re: Did Pierre Bourdon create Green Irish Tweed?

    What does studies on physiology have to do with chemistry?
    And a start up it's just a funded organization, like many of the social web sites around, nothing to brug about.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    http://www.j-assure-ce-soir.com/images/parfum-la-nuit-homme-saint-laurent.jpg

    Recommended.

    P.S. and Chanel No. 19 for wife.
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    Re: The gardenias are in bloom

    I have one blooming here in a pot and love the flower aroma, weird though this smell here to many people is
    tied to a cemetary.
    However amongst my flowers, the aroma you can't beat is the one of...
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    Re: I have a bottle of pure Deer Musk

    Per Wikipedia natural musk is limited only to Traditional Chinese medicine and
    is there a reasonable price for such an ingredient? Might be illegal too?
  81. Re: Looking for GIT, not in the ending 01 LOT

    I'll check escentual, at least here due to the currencies I would say prices have dropped!

    Hasupk@gmail.com,
    the bottle hold it's legend up to one month then top notes went missing.
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    Create your own perfume!

    Hi guys,
    I found this service (reading fragrantica) that let's you create and order your own perfume.
    Easy, fun and not pricey.

    Just created a blend with this materials:
    Lemon
    Bergamont
    Rose...
  83. Looking for GIT, not in the ending 01 LOT

    Hello,
    as the title says, the ,empty now, bottle turned weird after sometime.
    Any recommendation for a preferably UK shop that have GITs that their
    LOTs doesn't end in 01?

    S.
  84. Poll: Re: Green Irish Tweed or Cool Water? Which is a better scent?

    I find no similarities regarding both scents.
    Even if I could convince my self that they are somehow similar I'd say
    CW looks like a kid's hilarious attempt to mimic GIT.
    I currently have both...
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    Re: Athens, Greece

    Body and Soul sells Acqua di Biella, but they no longer bring Acqua di Parma, at least that's what I
    got out of my last visit there.
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    Re: SotY: Overview and Schedule for April

    Very interesting. From a statistical point of view, ideally you would want to sample the same group of people and fragrances
    through out the year.

    Judging by the mixed graph it raises interested...
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    Re: metal boxes for solids

    Great find and good prices. Bookmarked.
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    Re: How unisex would you consider Shalimar EDP

    i wore it today at work, I find it unisex too.
  89. Thread: Git

    by steve_123
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    Re: Git

    I'd say the love/hate relation with GIT is mainly a result of age.
    People over some age, I estimate fourty are not very keen to the scent.
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    I am King - sued for name

    Mr Sean John aka "the MI snatch" was sued from Danica Aromatics for the name of the fragrance.
    Here is a read
    http://www.scribd.com/doc/9676647/Complaint-Iamking
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    Re: My Final Frontier

    This has got to be Creed Bois du Portugal
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    Re: Really stupid question here

    Alcohol or ethanol is used because it's odorless, can dilute the oils and it has the highest evaporation rate.
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver - The Headache inducer

    Weird, I don't get headaches from GV but I have noticed a slight mood change, to the worst.
    But it's pure vetiver. Grass, earth, soil. Difficult note. The tobacco after it,
    it's like someone is...
  94. Re: Where to buy Chanel online? (but mostly an introduction)

    Polo Explorer is a nice scent, I wouldn't classified as a mistake.
    Anyway Platinum Egoiste is an exceptional fragrance and I wouldn't say that chanel is expensive.
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    Re: European perfume hobbyists?

    Between life and job there is little time to fit all of my hobbies but I do my best.
    Coming from a climate that is suitable for most of the known plants I'd say that perfumery is
    natural to me. Of...
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    Re: European perfume hobbyists?

    Sure, count me in.
  97. Re: I don't think Lot numbers mean anything on Creed

    My GIT has LOT A3208E01.
    Is the information valid that the 2 last digits is the year?
    I also have an original sample with 01 and they both smell pretty darn good. Except the fast vaporizing rate....
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    Re: Something like Creed BdP?

    Another vote for Chanel Pour Monsieur.
    After 10 minutes it's almost like BdP but not that deeply "dusty".
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    Recommendations for good Iris, Orris root?

    Hello,
    is there a trusted source to buy good iris or orris root (florentina - germanica) essential oil?

    Regards,
    S.
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    scents, weather and storage

    Allow me to introduce myself. I am Steve from GR.
    Frequent reader here.
    Now on to my question. I recently bought a GIT. Some days now there is a little change on the top notes.
    It doesn't...
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