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  1. Re: Joop nightflight got me more compliments than Creed Aventus!!

    Nightflight is a stellar scent. Happy to know it works for you!
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    Re: I want to say "wooow!!!" again for a scent.

    I've been wowed by a lot of scents! I'll forget most of them but here goes..

    Midnight in Paris by Van Cleef & Arpels - a mix of Dior Homme Intense and Bulgari Black
    Dior Homme Intense
    Escada...
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    Re: Kiehls Musk Question

    Yup, a light sweet floral musk with vegetal undertones.
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    Re: If you're a Mafia boss, what would you were?

    Encre Noire
  5. Thread: Guava

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    Re: Guava

    Guava is to me very pungent and almost sickly. While its lovely to eat and drink, I am not sure it would work well in a fragrance.
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    Re: Summer cologne for 21 year old college student

    The boring Davidoff Echo works magnificently well in the sun.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    To answer your question, yes most women seem to like it while just as many are indifferent. Yet to meet one who disliked it. Wearing it won't get them running after you unless you have some other...
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    Re: The Great Reformulation Debate.

    I tend to take all reformulation woes with a big pinch of salt. Sure, reformulations happen but I reckon age plays a huge factor in widening the discrepancy. I think most older, 'vintage' bottles...
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    Re: bottles you've broken?

    Bvlgari PH Extreme chipped in my bag and about 30ml leaked out. I didn't notice until a significant amount speened into my trousers and I felt a cold sensation on my thigh. I saved about 30ml and...
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    Re: Thoughts on L'instan de Guerlain

    Sure, the extreme lasts longer but there is a refreshing citrus tanginess and lightness which the EDT has that's really enjoyable. It makes it very classy.
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    Looking For A Modern Spicy Leather

    Hello folks. I just had a mental visualization of an ideal fragrance for me right now. I'm looking for a modern spicy leather scent. Little to no sweetness. Smooth and high quality. I'd prefer it if...
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    Re: quick advice on gucci ph II

    Get it now!
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    Re: Is it sad that...

    Another fan here. It just smells so damn good!!
  14. Re: Article: Abercrombie & Fitch celebrate 10th anniversary of Fierce with massive, great big bottle

    Their normal sized bottles are so expensive. ~ 50 for a store fragrance?!!!
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    Re: Last one for the year.

    Annick Goutal Sables. Lots of immortelle!
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    Re: Caramelized sugar/ caramel for men

    Aquolina Blue Sugar. A bit unrefined but it fits your requirements. Cheap to buy too.
  17. Thread: Ocean scent

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    Re: Ocean scent

    Your friend probably had Bvlgari Aqva on
  18. Thread: Fragrancex

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    Re: Fragrancex

    I use them a bit. Always get customs charges though.
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    Re: Tester vs Bottle

    You're getting the exact same juice
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd of Novemeber

    Gucci Envy
  21. Re: What 10 Samples Would You Give a Newbie Interested in Exploring Frags?

    1. Dior Homme Intense
    2. Chanel Antaeus
    3. YSL Opium EDP
    4. Jaipur Homme EDP
    5. Bvlgari Aqva
    6. Guerlain Vetiver
    7. Terre D'Hermes
    8. Encre Noire
    9. YSL M7
    10. Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
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    Re: L'instant de Guerlain Extreme. Blind.. ?

    Only if you like patchouli.
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    Re: versace pour homme grey market or fake?

    Looks legit. Look at mine!!!

    http://i49.tinypic.com/264j40j.jpg

    And YES it's 150% legit.
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    Re: More sprays = increased projection?

    Polo Black isn't THAT weak to warrant bathing in a bottle. It gives a good 6 hours from 4-5 sprays which is more than acceptable. Yes, spraying more equals more projection and longevity. Just like...
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    Re: The best "sweet Gourmand" scent for men?

    Casran is awful. Get L'Instant or Hanae Mori.
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    Re: Arabian perfume oil

    I have a major issue with Arabian fragrances; I know very little about them.

    Let me explain...

    In the west, you know that if you buy YSL, Chanel or Armani, you're getting quality. Sure, the...
  27. Re: Your most used or most recently discovered fragrance in 2012

    Most recently used: Floris Elite
    Most recently discovered: Caron 3rd Man.
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    Re: YSL RGPH no more in black & brown can

    I wrote about this briefly on my site: http://twosprays.com/10-discontinued-or-hard-to-find-colognes-you-must-stock-up-on-now/

    Many YSL classics fell victim to the reformulation and repackaging....
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    Re: Good everyday winter scent?

    Hanae Mori HM EDP is a great winter fragrance. A beautiful hesperidic floral gourmand. affordable on fragrancex.
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    Re: How do you properly apply perfume?

    Everyone develops a certain idiosyncratic routine after many months/years of trial and error. Two shots on either side of the neck, one shot to the chest and sometimes one more over my shirt/t-shirt...
  31. Poll: Re: "Angel Man" or "La nuit de l'homme" or "L'Instant De Guerlain"

    Class, Balance and refinement: Guerlain
    Strength (Sillage): A*Men
    Longevity: Guerlain (EDP)
    Affordability: La Nuit De L'Homme (it's cheaper than A*Men in the UK)
    Exclusivity: Guerlain

    I love...
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    Re: LIDGE - What am I missing here?

    It's simply one of the best gourmands around. It's not loud or shouty but rather, it's a gentle cacao + patchouli combo that resembles freshly baked cookies or something along those lines. Not only...
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    Re: How can you tell if a scent has good sillage?

    Spray your wrist once. If it manages to waft up to your nose and you can perceive it strongly for an extended amount of time, you have yourself a winner.
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    Re: Summer Gourmands?

    Hanae Mori HM works well in summer thanks to a strong, fresh lemon.
  35. Poll: Re: is this perfume ( London Burberry for Men ) attractive in girls opinion ?

    It's a classy boozy herbal scent that is on the weaker side. It probably won't pull as many compliments as your average aquatic but it's a very good scent indeed.
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    Re: le male vs angel men

    A*Men wipes the floor with Le Male. It's also a bit less popular (at least in the UK where I live) so there's a chance you'll smell more unique. I've just about had enough of smelling stale cigarette...
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    Re: Are My YSL M7s From INDIA FAKE? (Please Help!)

    I just looked at the bottle and box and I immediately knew it was legit. Bottles like M7 are the ones fakers struggle with. They never seem to be able to get the lid to sit flush atop the bottle.
    ...
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    Re: The BEST Fragrance House

    YSL or Guerlain.
  39. Re: Annick Goutal - I think I got a good deal, now I have a question :)

    Great deal! Enjoy your purchase. Also try yourself some Sables if you get the chance. Intriguing stuff.
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    Re: -Sigh- eBay fake...

    I must be lucky then. I've bought over 40 bottles on eBay and I've yet to come across a fake. If you avoid the really popular fragrances (best sellers), are realistic about the price you're looking...
  41. Poll: Re: Jaipur Homme (EDP) by Boucheron versus Chanel Egoiste

    Tough call.. I'm going to go with Egoiste on this one. Simply because Jaipur EDP is so strong I get sick of it and don't feel like wearing it for months on end.
  42. Heads Up!! 100ml Geir Ness EDP on Ebay for 17.99!! 50ml for 11.99

    I've just stumbled upon this on Ebay. At this price, I couldn't resist and it's a total bargain. Also a great way to replenish my dwindling supply! I'll be receiving my bottle in the next few days.
    ...
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    Re: I don't get the Dior Homme/Intense hype..

    The hype is well-deserved. Dior Homme Intense is one of the greatest creations of the modern era.
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    "I immediately tossed it into the trash"

    Bought something blind and feel like tossing it in the trash? Hold your horses!

    Why not PM me and if it's something I'm interested in, I'll happily pay for shipping and have it in my collection.
    ...
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    Wanted: Black Aoud, Aventus

    Hey all,

    I'd LOVE to take your unloved Black Aoud or Aventus off of you. I'm looking for at least 30ml of each. Shoot me some offers people :).
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    Re: Prominent cardamom

    I too recommend La Nuit De L'Homme. Pleasing fragrance with a prominent cardamom note... You'll get tons of compliments too.
  47. UK & Euro basenoters, Caron L'Arnachiste sale

    Not sure if anyone has spotted this but thought I'd give the heads up.

    Caron L'arnachiste is going for 15.99 for 100ml at directcosmetics. Delivery is 1.95 in the UK. I've dealt with them before...
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    Poll: Re: M7 or Dirty English

    To my nose, Dirty English doesn't even remotely smell like a 'fragrance'. It's more of a conceptual scent.. an exercise in woods... One I don't particularly care for... M7 on the other hand is...
  49. Re: It's really getting to me...so many mens designer scents just don't last, even many niche scents

    I am not sure what fragrances you have OP, but I find that most of the stuff in my wardrobe will last at-least 6 hours. Plenty enough for most.
  50. Re: Azzaro Pour Homme is a pretty good fragrance...my wife likes it

    I can't get myself to truly like this one... neither do I have a soft spot for its cousin Rive Gauche Pour Homme. It's OK to me.. nothing more. Still, I have a 100ml bottle so I'll keep returning to...
  51. Re: Looking for Best Cucumber and Best Tomato / Tomato Leaf and Fresh Grass Fragrances......?

    This is exactly what you are looking for. Tomato leaf & Cucumber. It's uncanny.
  52. Re: New Fragrance: Narciso Rodriguez For Him Eau de Parfum Intense

    Have a 7.5 mini of the musc.. never liked the NR for HIM.. will be looking to give this a chance.
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    Re: Antidote....Do You Guys Like This?

    Seeking it feverishly. Difficult to locate at a reasonable price.
  54. Thread: 15 sprays??

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    Re: 15 sprays??

    While I'm not shy on the spritzer, I must admit that 15 sprays is a LOT and I don't recall spraying that much. 10 maybe... but never 15!!
  55. Re: Does Terre D'Hermes smell anything like Dirty English?

    Both supposedly contain generous doses of Iso E Super... I suppose if you really focus, theres that woody/cedar thing going on but Dirty english takes it in a totally different direction while the...
  56. Re: Your hardcore summer fragrances that you actually wear !?

    Yatagan?! Man you are brave...

    I have lots of summer frags but I love to wear these...

    Ferre Bergamotto Marino
    Nautica Voyage
    Joop! Nightflight
    L'Homme (YSL)
    Coolwater
    Truefitt & Hill...
  57. Re: If you own 50+ bottles: imagine you were to start from none now: what are the first 5 you would

    M7
    Dior Homme Intense
    Terre D'Hermes
    Chanel Antaeus
    Creed Aventus
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    Re: Duc de Vervins by Houbigant

    If you're afraid of it being fake, then don't worry. The fragrance isn't popular enough for anyone to bother faking it. And besides, fragrancenet have a reputation to maintain. I'd save myself the...
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    Re: Non-citrus and non-aquatic summer fragnance?

    Cool Water
    Truefitt & Hill Freshman
    L'Homme by YSL
    Very Irresistible Fresh Attitude
    DKNY Be Delicious Red
    Giorgio Beverley Hills Wings
    Joop Nightflight
    Joop Go
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    Re: Best powerhouse fragrance.Please help!!

    Antaeus is the only 80's style powerhouse scent you'll ever need. They all tend to be kinda similar but Antaeus is the best of the bunch to my nose.
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    Re: Amazon credit 150$ what to buy?

    Duc De Vervins is supposedly an 80's powerhouse style scent. It depends what you're after.

    I always recommend fortifying your wardrobe with some 'key pieces'. One of the most versatile scents I...
  62. Thread: Power Scent

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    Re: Power Scent

    Chanel Antaeus. I'm wearing it now and it never ceases to amaze and captivate me.. it's just a beauty of a scent... Just wow.
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    Re: Bergamotto Marino by Ferre - a wow-er

    Just got 200ml of this for 25. Loving it. It lasts a while for an EDC and to my nose, jasmine dominates. The marine note is quite far off in the background but if I concentrate I can detect it.
    ...
  64. A bit expensive!!

    A bit expensive!!
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    Re: Best Cold Icy fragrances

    Geir Ness.
  66. Poll: Re: Projection King on this list?sorry for meaningless thread

    I own the bottom four. I think the bold animalic notes in these fragrances make them seem 'larger than life' and they alter people's perception of them somewhat. Because the notes are so bold and...
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    Re: Halston unbound vs perry ellis red 360

    Only know about the Halston. I've got to say, for a frag that cost me 10, it was one hell of a scent. You couldn't detect any 'cheapness'. It didn't even feel like a 10 scent. Come to think of it,...
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    Have the vintage. Way too much patchouli for my own liking but I respect it nonetheless.
  69. Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    Dior Homme Intense then L'instant Extreme then l'instant in order of which is nicest to wear. They are also in order of which is least suitable to wear daily.. with L'instant being light and fresh...
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    Re: Bogart Pour Homme 2004

    Burberry London is terribly anaemic on my skin but the composition is beautiful. Bogart on the other hand is heady, strong and extremely tenacious yet it comes off as harsh, rough around the edges...
  71. Re: Unique Clubbing/ Party scents for the man in his mid 20's. Niche or designer. Help !?!?

    Escada Magnetism
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    Re: Recommend me something fresh with these

    I'm a fan of fresh. Here is a list of scents to keep you busy on your next trip to the department store.

    Joop! Nightflight (doubt you'll find it there)
    Davidoff Coolwater (sorry..unoriginal.. but...
  73. Re: Where have all of the rich, warm, manly scents gone?

    I don't think these fragrance houses have the balls to create a monster like Antaeus. That stuff is beastly.
  74. Re: The Dreamer first hour smells like plastic? What do you guys thing?

    To my nose it smells like powder from the very beginning. Everyone sings its praises. I have yet to see the light unfortunately... it's just OK to me.
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    Re: What is soooo good about Dior Homme?

    I suppose you mean what WAS so good about it. In short, it had a lot of sillage and longevity and it smelt quite expensive. I'm not sure about the new version as I have not tried it.
  76. Re: paco rabanne black xs, body kouros, diesel fuel for life, carolina herrara 212 men

    As an owner of ALL of these.. I would say the most noticeable is 'Black XS'. It's unusual enough to 'stand out'. BK is a very quiet scent with muted sillage.. at least on my skin. Herrera smells very...
  77. Re: Did anyone else buy Bvlgari Aqva Marine TONIQ ?

    I hear you on the seaweed though I think Bvlgari Aqva uses it more elegantly. I have just received a bottle of Guy Laroche Horizn and I hate it because of the overly harsh seaweed.
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    Re: Guy Laroche Horizon - fail !

    Just got this. Don't like it at all.
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    Re: Funny story with SA's at Macy's

    LOL. A ditzy moment for her I guess. Unfortunately, most S.A's are just normal (read: not fragrance enthusiasts) everyday people who are simply trying to make a living. Just like the majority of...
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    Re: What is your opinion on Versace's Colognes?

    They have some very good scents although they could do more to beef up their current mens line with some modern creations. A lot of their scents should have been discontinued long ago (they probably...
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    Re: Sweat - what works for workouts?

    A lot of the 'sport' scents perform quite well. Lacoste's Essential Sport is light and fresh enough for this.
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    Re: Best Tobacco Scents Out There

    Burberry London
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    Ralph Lauren Chaps
  84. Thread: Xeryus Rouge

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    Re: Xeryus Rouge

    Its alright.. very fresh and transparent.. which is weird because you expect it to vanish but it just stays.. and stays... and stays... and stays!
  85. Re: My first buy in a long time --> Guerlain L'instant De Guerlain Extreme blind buy

    A difficult fragrance to dislike. Has mind boggling longevity though sillage is intimate at best.
  86. Re: If you were to pick just one fragrance - all weather, day and night, for every occasion

    I apologize in advance for those feverishly seeking it as this will only intensify their desire but it has to be Dior Homme Intense (vintage).
  87. Thread: Weak Gucci Envy

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    Re: Weak Gucci Envy

    I have the newer, darker stuff and longevity on me is good. 8-ish hours.
  88. Re: Am I the only person on earth that doesn't like L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme?

    It's very likely that you are the only one.
  89. Poll: Re: Out of the 5 most reviewed men's fragrances on BN, which do you like best?

    That Hermes is quite special!
  90. Re: Do you consider Guerlain Vetiver as one of the best classic men's fragrance of all-time?

    Yes. It doesn't smell dated to me... but it does strike me as a scent for the older guy.
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Reformulated????

    It's possible but highly unlikely IMO. Unless you're buying vintage or you're buying a used bottle that has been improperly stored, it's very unlikely for an individual bottle to go bad without an...
  92. Re: YSL L'Homme vs YSL La Nuit de L'Homme - what about longevity?

    L'Homme - 5-7 hours. 3-4 of those hours with decent projection before it becomes a skinscent.
    La Nuit - 8-10 hours. 6-8 of those with decent projection.
  93. Re: YSL L'Homme vs YSL La Nuit de L'Homme - what about longevity?

    L'Homme - 5-7 hours. 3-4 of those hours with decent projection before it becomes a skinscent.
    La Nuit - 8-10 hours. 6-8 of those with decent projection.
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    Re: Quorum = not as strong as I've heard??

    My bottle is much stronger than you've described but its true strength is grossly exaggerated. Bear in mind though that the notes in Quorum are quite pungent so that heightens the effect somewhat. A...
  95. Re: Would I like OSCAR DE LA RENTA Pour Lui Eau? :P

    Funnily enough, I was wearing this today. It's an absolute spice bomb. Heavy on cinnamon and what seems like a leather-patchouli base. Cinnamon is really dominant at the top. Personally, I think that...
  96. Re: Probably the one thing i need right now. What is it?

    I spent a lot of time trying to find the number one fragrance that was going to cast a spell on my girlfriend. Before I knew it, I had 10 bottles of fragrance and she hated them all. My point is,...
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Reformulated????

    Doubt it very much.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    Dior Homme Intense is one of the most beautiful fragrances I have ever tried and owned. I have the vintage version and the sillage, longevity, balance, richness and quality are unparalleled even by...
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    Re: any fragrances that smell like marijuana?

    You may want to check out Terre D'Hermes.
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    Re: Which will be your first buy for 2012?

    I've already made a purchase. It was Burberry London.
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