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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I've got many flask bottles and I've never had any issues with them.
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    Re: Broken sprayer, help!

    Just remove the spraying mechanism and put the remaining liquid in a spray bottle. You can find bottles of all sizes on ebay. I had to do it the other day with my bottle of Caron Pour un Homme. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    I'm sure your approval has made his week. He probably feels like wearing it again is ok since you told him that you like it. Everyone else you've left the same message to in this thread will no doubt...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    Do you have some kind of OCD compulsion to have the last post in every SOTD thread?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 7th November, 2019

    What are you doing? Are you trying to fill the first page with SOTD threads? Every one, you're just saying "Love this one". It's pointless.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    Why are you bumping loads of old SOTD threads?
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    Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Good to see that the Go Fund Me has almost reached its target. It's good that we can come together in times like this and show support for someone so deserving.
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    Re: Which fragrances asked too much of you ?

    I've never felt like anything I've worn has been too much or asked me to play a role that doesn't suit me.

    Which fragrances do I feel like myself while I'm wearing them? Every single one that I've...
  9. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Sounds interesting. I'll definitely check out their stuff if I can.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    It's strange how, even though the designs are very different, they still look good beside each other. I wonder if any thought is put into that when he's changing bottle design or if it's just a happy...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    I've only tried one of their fragrances. Forget the name of it but it was very nice. A bit powdery. I should check out more of their offerings.
  12. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    Got a 125ml bottle of Dark Obsession from my local TK Maxx for £20. Blind buy. Pretty damn happy with it. Nice scent. Definitely worth £20. Also got a bottle of Cool Water Ocean Extreme. It's a...
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    Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Very sad. I watched some of his videos. He seemed like a genuinely good person. A Go Fund Me has been setup to help with funeral costs. I’m sure there will be people here who would want to help.
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  14. Re: [UK] Amouage - Overture, Le Labo - Labdanum 18, Vince Camuto - Smoked Oud, Houbigant - Bois Myst

    Put me down for 10ml of Overture and 5ml Dhanal Oudh, please. Thanks.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    Sorry, I couldn’t read the full list. I made it as far as number 19 then I started vomiting, uncontrollably.

    I’m joking, of course. I didn’t actually start vomiting until number 20.

    Which would...
  16. Re: [UK] TOAK - Bentley + Velvet Bergamot, Bois Mystique, Red Potion, Fortitude, Intoxicated, Fierce

    Any plans to split Amouage Overture?
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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

    I'd just ignore him. Its weirder that he would take umbrage with a thread like this.
  18. Re: 'Fahrenheit Day' on Monday, 14th Dec 2015......

    Count me in. Just have to decide which one...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yeah. Here's my bottle of Norne.I wouldn't say it's green.

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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Absolutely
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    At this moment in time, it's pretty safe to say that the seasonal-release idea, has been a disaster. All year, just missed release dates and fragrances, new and old, being announced for release and...
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    Re: Nasomatto Black Afgano tester?

    It's happened again. The person selling this fake is also selling MFK and Sospiro. I wonder if they're all coming from the same factory;
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  24. Re: Black Gemstone by Stéphane Humbert 777 - better than Black Afgano? Where to sample it in Europe?

    TBH I'd rather have Laylati. It's been a while since I've worn it and it may have been reformulated since then, but on me, it smelled like a mix of Black Afgano and Duro. I wish I'd bought a bottle...
  25. Re: Black Gemstone by Stéphane Humbert 777 - better than Black Afgano? Where to sample it in Europe?

    Laylati and Laudano Nero also smell like Black Afgano. Black Gemstone is a great scent but it isn't like Black Afgano. If you do decide to buy BA, whatever you do, don't buy it from ebay. Loads of...
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    Re: Do you have a canary?

    I don't have or need a canary. I don't care what others think about my fragrance.

    I've only ever once had someone tell me he was bothered by my fragrance. Oddly enough, it was Cedrat Enivrant that...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    A lot of great fragrances there. Insanely good picture, too. Bravo!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That's an amazing story and so random at the same time. You hit the jackpot there.

    It was good of Josh to do that for you. You don't get that kind of customer service from anyone other than...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Wow that's awesome. Truly one of a kind. Congrats. I'm guessing you contacted him shortly after Zahd sold out and the two of you somehow came up with this solution to getting you a bottle? Was the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Awesome collection. Zahd is the one I've always wanted to add to my collection. I've never seen a 50ml Zahd before. What's the story behind that bottle?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Nice! I've always liked the look of those 100ml bottles. Ore is one of my favourites. You're right about the levels, too. You don't need a lot of sprays. You can wear them several times and the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    OMG I was cracking up, reading this. Hilarious.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    It's Pear + Olive with the marbles in the bottle. It's just the lighting that's making it look that colour.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Sample. I don't own a bottle of Zahd.
    I also have samples of Vikt, Mare and Kiste.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yes. Not as often as I should, though.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Just took some pictures of my Slumberhouse bottles while I wait patiently for the upcoming releases. Thought I'd share them with you fine folk. Would love to see pictures from other Slumberhouse...
  37. Re: Collectors: what, why, & how; and do you ever think you might be 'addicted'?

    For me, I realised I was addicted when I would obsess over a fragrance until I bought it. Then, once I had it, I'd immediately forget about it and start obsessing over a different fragrance. Rinse...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm not surprised nothing was released on the 20th. I expected it based on how things have been this past year.

    A wise man once said, "Fool me once, shame on...shame on you. Fool me — you can't...
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    I did a lot of blind buying when I started out. Now I sample almost everything before I buy it. I do still occasionally make a blind purchase. Success rate is pretty good. A quick look at the note...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm in the camp that thinks they don't smell alike, at all. Replacing Norne with Fume is like replacing Arso with Wonderwood. It honestly baffles me that people say Fume smells like Norne.
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Plum Japonais is my favourite TFPB. London is a close 2nd. I liked Tuscan Leather but prefer La Yuquwam.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Your list hasn’t changed, though. Why post the same thing twice?
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    Re: Nasomatto Black Afgano tester?

    This is one of the worst ones yet

    https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F183997356773

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    Nasomatto have major problems with...
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    Re: 10's top ten?

    2010 - Spice and Wood
    2011 - Pardon
    2012 - Enchanted Forest
    2013 - Tom Ford London
    2014 - Panda
    2015 - Bat
    2016 - 06 Tempt Fate
    2017 - Mown
    2018 - Mousse Illuminee
    2019 - TBA
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    Re: Nejma Puro Intense, Kerosene Blackmail

    Bump.
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    Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Oud 100ml check?!

    I agree. The fakes are getting better and more prevalent. It really is a minefield when you're looking on ebay for older bottles. If you're not bothered about older batches and are happy with the...
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    Re: Nasomatto Black Afgano tester?

    Honestly, it looks like 95% of the bottles of Black Afgano on ebay are fake. I've reported a few of them but ebay does nothing. I've also noticed a few of these sellers are also selling fake MFK...
  48. Thread: Only one

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    Re: Only one

    Jubilation XXV
    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/i/Jubilation%20XXV.jpg
  49. Re: Houses you want to like but don’t - what’s on your list?

    The only one that comes to mind is Widian.

    It’s not that I wanted to like when, I just thought I would like them, based on the feedback I’d heard about their fragrances. I tried most of them. Only...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    I’m at about 170 different fragrances. Counting backups, maybe around 190 bottles. I store them in a dark cupboard, in their original boxes.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Looking forward to the Fall line-up. Still haven't decided which ones to sample. Will definitely try Jeke, though.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Private Label
    Established Cognac
    Panda (original)
    Fahrenheit
    The Cobra and the Canary
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    Re: Your Most Worn September 2019

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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    When was he selling Lanz? Is this recent?
  55. Re: What fragrances remind you of Christmas/Winter?

    Incense fragrances remind me of Christmas. I always wear an incense scent on Christmas day.
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    I don't buy them but I need a cap for a bottle of Bright Neroli. If an empty bottle with the cap came up on ebay, I'd buy it for the cap.
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    Re: Verify my bottle of Lidge

    Yeah the batch code is a sticker.

    The version you have isn't as strong as the black rimmed bottle. That could explain the lower-than-expected performance.
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    Re: Verify my bottle of Lidge

    Some things look off but it could just be camera angle. What does it smell like?
  59. Re: Are there any fragrances in which ginger plays an important role?

    Gucci Envy. Discontinued, though.
  60. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    Has Sacred Wood been mentioned yet? Worth checking out if you like sandalwood.
  61. Re: Illegal to wear fresh/citrusy scents at nighttime? Will I be sent to scent prison?

    Some people like to apply times and occasions where it's appropriate to wear a certain type of fragrance. That's why you sometimes see people state that they're selling a certain fragrance because...
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    Re: What fragrances make you do you hate/make you retch?

    Strong coffee scents.

    I wish I loved them but I just can’t get along with them. The relentless coffee onslaught just gets to me and I have to wash it off.
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    Re: Nasomatto Black Afgano tester?

    Seems like Black Afgano fakes are all over ebay.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/nasomatto-black-afgano-30ml-/153630822616?
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    Re: New Coromandel perfume?

    I wasn't trying to invalidate anything. I'm purely talking about cost and profit margins. I even said I wasn't talking about the smell of the scents.
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    Re: New Coromandel perfume?

    Research Russian Adam and what he goes through to source his natural materials and how he distils them. Factor that into the price.

    Then compare that to Chanel; who hires a perfumer to create...
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    Re: New Coromandel perfume?

    But it's Coromandel. I wouldn't put that in the upper echelons of fine perfumery. If it was Areej Le Dore or something similar, perhaps I wouldn't find it so surprising. But even for Areej, it would...
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    Re: New Coromandel perfume?

    Anyone else think £185 for 15ml is completely ridiculous?
  68. Thread: Delivery!

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    Re: Delivery!

    From what I can tell, 730701 is a 2017 batch.

    I've looked into it a bit more. I think some fragrances come in the Amouage style boxes and some don't. I thought they'd all changed to the Amouage...
  69. Thread: Delivery!

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    Re: Delivery!

    Herod should have a black bottle. Unless it's been changed? Never heard of a cream coloured bottle of Herod. What is the batch code?
  70. Thread: Delivery!

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    Re: Delivery!

    It looks like it's the old style packaging. PDM boxes are like Amouage boxes now. Can you see the batch code on the box? Also, I'm guessing it's gold, instead of black, because of lighting?
  71. Thread: Delivery!

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    Re: Delivery!

    Which site did you buy the Herod from?
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    Re: FINALLY - Found a vetiver I don't like

    I bought this one but I had to return it because the sprayer was broken. From what I remember, it was a decent scent. Not bad for the price. I got mine on ebay for <£18.
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    Re: Nejma Puro Intense, Kerosene Blackmail

    Bump
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I don't want any money for it. Just PM your address to me and I'll ship it out to you.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Do you live in the UK? I could send you a sample of Norne if you're in the UK.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    It sounds interesting. The added syrupy cranberry/cherry sounds like a great fit with the other notes. I wish I'd known about Zahd back when it was being sold at a sensible price.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Have you smelled anything that smells similar to Zahd? I've heard people compare it to Relativamente Rosso by Bois 1920. Have you tried that one?

    I've never tried Zahd so I have no idea if there's...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Might not be a wise investment. Someone asked about availability on Instagram and he replied that there will be no shortages. He said there will be enough bottles for everyone.
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    Me too.
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    Re: No-Buy August

    So far, this month, I’ve only bought the Hendley sample pack. I didn’t buy anything in July. This is the longest I’ve gone without buying a bottle for a long time. I’ve been trying to cut my...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Let's take a guess at the new price being $250. IMO that is a high price for 30ml. I understand your point about it being cheaper than the price that bottles are selling for on ebay but the only...
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    Re: Sources For Decants in UK

    Scent City have been around for a while. I bought my bottle of Enchanted Forest from them a few years ago. They were quite generous with samples after I bought my bottle.
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    Re: Thank you hednic!

    Any tips for identifying vintage bottles? I must admit, I'm curious about it after seeing hednic frequently mention it.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Conversation around the price increase has died down pretty quickly. Are you not bothered about the increase or are you waiting for confirmation about what the new price will be? All we know ATM is...
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    Re: One choice for...Vol VII

    - Walking in the Rain - Autumn - Cape Heartache .

    - Emotional Rescue - Winter - An Air of Despair.

    - Feelin´ Good - Summer - Falling Into the Sea.

    - Some Velvet Morning - Spring - Mosaic.
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    Re: One choice for...Vol IX

    - She Loves You (Summer) - Roja Bergamot.
    - Good Day Sunshine (Spring) - The Soft Lawn.
    - Got to Get You into My Life (Autumn) - Journey Man.
    - Come Together (Autumn) - Sixes & Sevens.
    - Getting...
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    Re: Mainstream houses

    Dior, Chanel and Mugler come to mind. YSL also have many great scents.

    Other houses might not have loads of great fragrances but pretty much every mainstream house has at least one worthy...
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    Re: What is your TOP 3 DESIGNER of all-time??

    Fahrenheit
    D&G Pour Homme
    Gucci Envy
  89. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    Yeah, I had a similar experience. It's the birch that gives it that bbq smell.
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    Poll: Re: Widian Liwa or London?

    Jovoy in London sell Widian samples if you want to sample before you buy.
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    Poll: Re: Widian Liwa or London?

    Have you tried Liwa? It's quite feminine, IMO.
  92. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    I'll be back when I've worn my samples more and have further thoughts.
  93. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    My nose is fine. You perhaps are the one with the issue. I read in another thread that you think Grev smells like vinegar and pickles.
  94. Re: What do you do with the original box/presentation

    I also keep them in their box, unless the box is huge and takes up too much room. Examples would be Amouage, Le Labo, Frederic Malle etc etc.
  95. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    I'm fully aware of the subjective nature of this hobby but saying that Fume smells like Norne and Jeke had a baby is hyperbolic at best and downright misleading at worse. I bought this sample pack...
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    Re: Tom Ford - Tuscan Leather - Alternatives?

    I've tried a few that smell like Tuscan Leather;

    Godolphin
    London (Widian)
    La Yuquwam
    Goldenboy

    La Yuquwam was the best of the bunch, IMO. I prefer it to Tuscan Leather.

    Also, if you like...
  97. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    The op states that fans of Slumberhouse should try Hendley because they're similar.

    "If you like Slumberhouse, you should be into Hendley"

    Why? Because they both have similar business...
  98. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Does your bottle have a batch code?
  99. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    Got my samples. Not a fan. Shouldn't be compared to Slumberhouse, IMO. They're not alike, at all.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th August, 2019

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