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    Re: Egoiste Cologne Concentrée

    And I wouldn't mind a look at your PPH, if it's not too much trouble.
    Can never have enough photos of that. :)
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    Re: Egoiste Cologne Concentrée

    Any chance we could see your bottle of Bois Noir? Do you have the box too?
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    Re: Does anyone here own Djedi?

    That looks lovely. How is the fragrance?
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    Egoiste Cologne Concentrée

    I sometimes get asked if I know where people can get this. There is currently a 50ml bottle on eBay for $300. It doesn't come up often so it's just a heads-up. It doesn't look as though the seller...
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    Re: Aramis New West - which is vintage?

    Second bottle is the vintage.

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2016/4/12/aramis-new-west
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    Re: Scents from the 90's that i still love

    Egoiste without a doubt.
    I also still enjoy Calvin Klein Eternity (although technically that was available in 1989 in some parts of the world).
  7. Sticky: Re: A simple, fast, cheap, and effective way, to PROTECT your old perfumes.

    It may be simple but it certainly isn't cheap.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/g4if1326g9jihuk/Screenshot%202016-05-23%2016.53.12.png?dl=0
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Added Chanel Antaeus Sport Cologne

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2016/5/22/chanel-antaeus-sport-cologne

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    added Paco Rabanne Ténéré
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    That box is March 1994. The bottle is another thing entirely. Did you pay much? It's probably weak because whoever owned it left the cap off for extended periods. As Bavard mentions, at least the...
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    Re: Cartier Santos - first formulation?

    You're welcome.
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    Yes, I have a bottle of Antaeus and a Pour Monsieur that have 3 digit codes. They are my own bottles I bought in the UK back in the 1980s so I know they are real. I can even remember the face of the...
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    The few bottles I've collected over the years that have Chanel sticker labels all have the same one defining factor. There is no batch code anywhere - either on the bottle or the box. I can't speak...
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    They do have some other quirk - maybe the most important one of all. There are no batch codes.
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    My Cologne Concentrée bottles are also fine. The lettering issue is on the standard edition.

    http://7.t.imgbox.com/aVgb93vE.jpg

    I also applaud the counterfeiters. They made better quality...
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    I've got the lettering problem on some early Égoïste but it's not limited to just Chanel. I've noticed it on older YSL Pour Homme and the first batches of Calvin Klein's Obsession and Eternity.
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    Re: Can Anyone Date This Bottle, please?

    There should be a batch code stamped into or printed on the box somewhere. Or etched onto the glass on the back or base of the bottle.
  17. Re: Most complex scents of the late 70s to early 90s period?

    At the time, Fahrenheit seemed very complex. I don't imagine it is really. But back then, there was simply nothing else like it for a while.
  18. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Paco Rabanne Pour Homme was the first fragrance I ever bought. It was March, 1988.

    I was nineteen years old...
  19. Re: New Release with Vintage Quality - Post it here

    I like Coromandel but I've not kept up with new releases for many years now. I have no idea what's out there now.
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    I photographed all my boxes and bottles of Égoïste Cologne Concentrée for size comparisons.

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2016/4/7/chanel-goste-cologne-concentre

    Kind Regards

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  21. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    White painted logo bottles are early 90s. Amazing scent. A Powerhouse.
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    Re: Cartier Santos - first formulation?

    The first image is a bottle produced in the mid 1990s. The mini is the first edition as it features the gold trim seen here: http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2016/4/30/santos-de-cartier-cologne
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  23. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Nice buy. Congratulations. The bottle is late 1980s by the way.
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    Re: Most overrated vintage

    I'm also mystified by the rise of PPH. It's nice. When I got hold of it after a few years searching for a good price, it had achieved a kind of mythological status in my mind. I liked it and it has...
  25. Re: Checking Codes On Boxes And Flacons ?

    check cosmetics is an utter waste of time. Andre has the most comprehensive selection of houses and how they chronologically batch their products. Having said that, even he admits himself that the...
  26. Re: Letting go of frags you really enjoy (or wanted to)...

    I let my Tom Ford stuff go because they were so disappointing. One day they will become vintage (as all things do), but I don't care. What sucked back then will still suck twenty years from now.
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Yeah, I like them too. Shame they're all approaching their fifties now. That's the problem with time.

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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Yes, apologies everyone.

    The problem is that Uneasy Nostalgia , (which I set up in mid-2014) is primarily concerned with 1970's to 1990s fashion. The vintage fragrances are just a sort of...
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    I've amended the page a little to avoid confusion.

    I'll do Kouros Eau De Sport tomorrow - both the late 1980s and early 90s bottles.
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    Re: Does anyone here own Djedi?

    I know there are images on the web but it would be much nicer to see pictures taken by people on here.
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    Does anyone here own Djedi?

    I'd love to see a nice bottle and box.
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Which photos? I cannot see anything missing.
  33. Re: Vintage Halston Z-14 vs Tom Ford Italian Cypress

    What's the consensus from people who own the Halston? I always remember the distinctive print adverts in copies of American GQ back in the 1980s but I never saw it for sale in the UK during my youth.
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    Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme

    That bottle is early 1990s. Martin would be able to give you a precise year.
    It's lovely isn't it?

    Here are some more bottles.
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    Re: Think I Messed Up a Blind Buy....

    I've never tried Bois des Iles. Maybe I ought to.
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    Re: What's on top of your wish-list right now?

    I'd like another bottle of Coromandel.
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Ralph Lauren - Polo Crest

    Loewe Pour Homme

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    Escada Pour Homme

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    Re: Basenotes Consensus on Vintage Perfumes

    I think it's as David said. The whole thing totally subjective. For me it must have been originally been released (at least) twenty years ago.
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    André advised me last year on some vintage I had bought with a sticker was a fake. That's all I know. It would seem weird for Chanel to sell any cosmetics without a batch code - wouldn't that really...
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Added Armani, Armani Pour Homme, Egoiste Platinum, Comme des Garçons, Chanel Egoiste.
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    No, it does however mean they are probably fakes. I've got one or two sticker bottles. No batch code anywhere on the box or bottle.
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    Just curious. Did the boxes have the batch codes stamped into the cardboard?
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Question

    Have you ever seen them in Europe? I've only encountered the stickers bottles in Japan.
  44. Re: Vintage fragrances UK, Europe or anywhere in the world!

    If it was legitimate, that's pretty cheap for a 200ml bottle.

    I paid over £100 for a sealed 50ml from 1994 a few years back.
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    Re: Most overrated vintage

    Agreed. eBay is the last place for a good description of what vintage constitutes.
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    Re: Most overrated vintage

    When I think of vintage, my criteria would be that the actual product you own, (bottle and/or box) be at least twenty years old.
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    Re: Most overrated vintage

    Nombre Noir & Djedi are the two fragrances I would most like to smell just once to try and understand the mythical status they have achieved.
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    Re: Most overrated vintage

    It's what Bavard said. The poster's liking for how it smells and how it is perceived by collectors, vintage enthusiasts etc.

    It's like PPH. It's very nice, but I could name other vintage scents...
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    Re: And the next Patou Pour Homme is...

    Look on eBay. The prices for vintage bottles (unsealed, no boxes) are not good.

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    That would be a contender but for many it's too close to vintage Kouros. Maybe the 1980s...
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    Re: And the next Patou Pour Homme is...

    There are really dozens of contenders. I enjoy Patou Pour Homme and I can appreciate its qualities but it doesn't deserve to be held in such high regard. A number of different factors probably decide...
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    Re: And the next Patou Pour Homme is...

    From recent experiences, Platinum Égoïste - it was more difficult to locate than Patou Pour Homme.
    Sport de Paco Rabanne is also a tough one.
  52. Re: Are most vintage, original scents in their final availability phase?

    If you're talking about fragrances that were discontinued at the end of the the 1980s for example, that's already almost thirty years ago. The pond isn't necessarily being overfished; it's that the...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    http://8.t.imgbox.com/SAWJ57qf.jpg
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    Re: Your top 3 list 80ies scents.

    There is no way I could choose three.

    Maybe ten? And even then I could not rate them in order.
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Added Yves Saint Laurent - YSL Pour Homme.

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    Added Chanel Pour Monsieur.

    This will be the last addition for a while.

    Kind Regards
    Jason Newton
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    Re: A Gentleman's After Shave by Chanel..

    You're welcome.
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    Re: A Gentleman's After Shave by Chanel..

    Here is the concentrée (even though it's a completely different scent) to the original op.

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2014/6/16/vintage-chanel-pour-monsieur-concentree
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    http://7.t.imgbox.com/p3ujNC2V.jpg
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    http://9.t.imgbox.com/XmJRDpzH.jpg
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    http://8.t.imgbox.com/aHNKR2Zn.jpg
  61. Re: Vintage Pasha de Cartier - Any visual clues?

    This is the 1993 bottle I bought back in the day. It's not the deluxe refillable edition.
    I cannot photograph the bottle as the box is still sealed.

    http://3.t.imgbox.com/a2F6JqwG.jpg...
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    Added vintage Calvin klein Obsession For Men.

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    Updated with Sport De Paco Rabanne.

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    Added Chanel Égoïste Cologne Concentrée.
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    Sticky: Re: Help with vintage list

    I've linked Patou Pour Homme to the list at the top of the thread.
  64. Re: Chanel Coromandel- Anyone else find its a bit too feminine?

    I'm really a vintage sort of guy but Coromandel is an absolute masterpiece.

    http://plutonicrainbows.com/2016/04/04/chanel-coromandel-review/

    Regards
  65. Re: Vintage Pasha de Cartier - Any visual clues?

    It would be good to get a batch code list for Cartier but there isn't enough interest. Same for CK and RL.
  66. Re: Vintage Pasha de Cartier - Any visual clues?

    I'm home again now (after a year). I'll take some snaps tomorrow.

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    here is the red box from 2010. be aware it's not vintage (at least to me). You'd have to have a bottle...
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    Re: Fragrances similar to Escada pour homme

    A review.

    http://plutonicrainbows.com/2016/04/02/escada-pour-homme/
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    Sticky: Help with vintage list

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/directory/
  69. Re: Recommendations on a Cartier men's fragrance?

    I have great memories of wearing Pasha in the early 90s. When it came out, I remember the big department store near where I lived had this in the silver and black boxes. That would have been August...
  70. Re: Recommendations on a Cartier men's fragrance?

    Pasha in the silver box was issued around the turn of the millenium. By the mid 00's they switched to a red box.
    The original from 1992 is detailed on my site (in a black and silver box) with a...
  71. Re: Recommendations on a Cartier men's fragrance?

    Seriously, Guys. Hunt this down. It's fantastic.

    http://6.t.imgbox.com/m1WDyFzY.jpg
  72. Re: Recommendations on a Cartier men's fragrance?

    Santos Concentree or Pasha.

    However, if you really want something special, I would try to get the vintage Must De Cartier for Women. It's utterly incredible.
  73. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    I'd say that was late 1980s. Is there no batch code anywhere on the bottle?
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    Re: Vintage Kouros condition

    You'd have to search down a 'Paris' bottle to be sure of natural civet.
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    Re: Vintage Calvin Klein Obsession

    Unfortunately there was no paperwork.
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    Re: Another (long) search final ends.

    I'm pretty sure it's the absolute original vintage. The box states 'Chanel 1993' on the back. It didn't actually launch in the UK until early 1995. I imagine it was the same across Europe & US. The...
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    Vintage Calvin Klein Obsession

    I found another bottle of Obsession today.

    I think it's earlier than the bottle I found last year. That had a green dot but I cannot date the batch code. It is also an EDT.
    Here is the bottle...
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    Re: Another (long) search final ends.

    A used bottle with no box.

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PLATINUM-EGOISTE-by-CHANEL-3-4-OZ-OLDER-FORMULATION-/121844469013?hash=item1c5e7f0d15:g:8RAAAOSwhkRWddI2
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    Re: Another (long) search final ends.

    I collect vintage so I don't ever open the sealed stuff.

    I know. Don't laugh.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances in the movies

    I didn't. Thanks for the heads-up.
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    Vintage Fragrances in the movies

    I watched Home Alone (1990) recently and while I am still recovering from Macaulay Culkin's acting, I did appreciate that the set designers were thoughtful enough to place a bottle of Armani Pour...
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    Another (long) search final ends.

    Vintage Chanel Egoiste Platinum.

    Wow. This was so hard to find. Bordering on the ridiculous. I've searched dillegently every day for the past (almost) three years for the vintage.

    Once or twice...
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    Re: Most Disappointing Fragrances?

    All the Tom Ford line.
    I really wanted to like it but just so much style over substance.
    The bar for real quality fragrances is so low now.
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    Re: Neroli Portofino Acqua by Tom Ford

    What's the longevity like? Still just a skin scent?
  85. Re: Vintage Pasha de Cartier - Any visual clues?

    Just a heads up. I'll be back home at the end of this month. I'll take some pictures for you.
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    Re: Esencia Loewe vintage

    Is it old? I saw somewhere it dates from 1988.
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    Re: Esencia Loewe vintage

    Anybody know anything about this one?

    Regards478134781247811

    Regards
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    Re: Is CDG2 safe for a date?

    I'd say it's okay. What kind of person is your date like?
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    Armani by Giorgio Armani (1981)

    I recently found a sealed 50 ml EDT of this fragrance. It is aimed at women but I wonder if a guy can pull it off too?
    Is this a well-liked fragrance?
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    Re: Loewe pour Homme

    I just snagged a bottle for £29. Was that good value? I'm not really clued in to vintage Loewe.
    Here is what is coming.
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    Re: Escada pour homme - worth the price?

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2014/8/21/escada-pour-homme-1993
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    Re: Vintage Armani Pour Homme

    Slightly less than £25.
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    Vintage Armani Pour Homme

    Found a pretty early (and still sealed) bottle of this timeless fragrance
    It has the '137' address and with a UH batch code - so that would be 1989.

    Happy New Year, everyone.
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  94. Tom Ford Private Blend - A range of expensive skin scents

    So I've tried six or seven different fragrances this past year and the only thing they have in common apart from the high price is that they just fade away so quickly.
    They may be nice scents but...
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    Re: 80's Powerhouse Male Fragrances

    Is Halston For Men a later creation. I seem to remember seeing it in late 1980s fashion magazines.
    How many Halston fragrances (specifically for men) have there been?
  96. Halston For Men (Vintage) - Any clues on dating

    I'm not familiar with this brand but I saw some older stuff the other day. Anyone know how to date the vintage bottles?

    Regards
  97. Re: 'Fahrenheit Day' on Monday, 14th Dec 2015......

    My recollections as a teenager with Fahrenheit (written back in July 2014)

    http://www.uneasynostalgia.com/blog/2014/7/7/christian-dior-fahrenheit-1988
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    Re: Nombre Noir - Vintage Question

    I did but I only sniffed it once. It's for my collection not for general use.
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    Re: What is your winter choice for indoors ?

    Coromandel. The best fragrance of the last ten years. (For me, anyway).
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    Finally found 'Paris'

    Finally found the ‘Paris’ edition of Kouros.

    It's probably time to invest in some Parafilm.

    http://2.t.imgbox.com/bdoNzREm.jpg http://2.t.imgbox.com/v401LhA3.jpg...
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