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    Re: Best place to buy Chanel fragrances?

    I can recommend Strawberrynet for Chanels, as well I have bought several original bottles from the German Amazon.de
  2. D&G Pour Homme original Euroitalia formula vs." Made in Germany" reform ?

    Hi folks, it's been a while....

    Just recently bought a bottle of Euroitalia version which I know already, and also a bottle of first reformulation "Made in Germany" version of Dolce & Gabbana Pour...
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    Re: Creed - A Bunch of Scumbags.

    Ok, so how about the discounters like Fragrancenet? That's been a decent priced source for Creed bottles as well.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel - Eau de Toilette or Eau de Parfum

    At first I preferred the edt, but as time went on, little by little i started to like the edp more. So now my reply is edp. It feels a bit darker, which i like. i guess it's that incense.
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    Re: Creed - A Bunch of Scumbags.

    Yes, that's what I meant - thanks :)
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    Re: Creed - A Bunch of Scumbags.

    Why pay the retail prices? Last summer I bought 2 new authentic 100 ml GIT bottles from an US seller (ebay) for about 130 usd each. Is there something wrong to buy from grey market? My point is,...
  7. Re: Is it considered stealing to spritz juice from a department store tester into an atomizer?

    Logically it's stealing if the definition of stealing is to take something that belongs to someone else - without permission. I guess the tester and it's content belongs to somebody, and definitely...
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    Re: Extra-animalic, extra-strong fragrances

    Kinski
    Dior Jules
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd November, 2015

    vintage kouros

    http://img2.etsystatic.com/000/0/6775164/il_fullxfull.319473442.jpg
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    Re: Would you recommend Rochas Moustache?

    Sorry I have to disagree with the most of you. I bought a small bottle of this the other day, a new stock, and new kind of bottle. It was unwearable for me, too animalic and dirty. Caused the same...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st November, 2015

    Prada Amber Pour Homme (Daniela Andrier/Miuccia Prada, launched 2006)
    ...
  12. Re: What was your BEST EVER compliment and on which frag?

    Not so often happens to me, but the best 2 I remember were some years ago from a lady colleague of Gucci Nobile (that I don't wear anymore) and recently of Bleu de Chanel parfum.
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I finally gave it a try a week ago. I'm glad I didn't bought it blind...Had an idea to do so. I found it disgusting, Waited till the middle notes, had to scrub it away. A big disappointment.
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    I have Green Irish Tweed, Bois du Portugal, Original Vetiver and Millesime Imperial and a sample of Silver Mountain Water. The latter 2 I don't care much about.
  15. Poll: Re: Which of These Basenotes "Masterpieces" Do You Prefer to Wear?

    I went with EN too.. The other 2 are not my cup of coffee.
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    Re: Unpopular fragrances that you like

    CK Eternity for men (vintage)
    Baldessarini Strictly Private
    Joop! Rococo
    Hugo Boss Energize
    Boss Spirit
    YSL Jazz
    Bogart Pour Homme
    Monsieur de Givenchy

    and many more
  17. Re: When you last asked what another male was wearing

    Don't remember either having ever asked. In most cases they are easy to recognize anyway.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st August 2015

    Memoire d'Homme by Nina Ricci (2002, created by Christine Nagel and Rosendo Mateu )

    http://parfums.vip-blog.com/medias/0706/701911nina_ricci_memoire.jpg
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    Re: This Just IN - CD Sauvage Hits Retail

    I guess it's on my try list too - as an another member from the same country reviewed it today with at least somewhat positive comments.
  20. Re: Vintage Drakkar Noir - what's it worth paying for?

    I like it and my wife loves it on me - especially that certain pungent note (which I'm not sure what note it is excactly) somewhere in the middle notes.... Maybe juniper together with some florals...
  21. Re: Please provide an objective explanation as to why Creed seems to be the most hated/loved house o

    Personally I find it strange some people have so strong, ultimate feelings for or against a perfume house. Creed or any other. Extreme "hating" or "loving" a perfume feels as well a bit confusing...
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    I think the thing is:
    1. A very small percentage of buyers of it know the fact it was designed for Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) - I didn't but learned it a minute ago
    2. Of those who know it was...
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    Re: Signature Fall scent?

    Terre d' Hermes EDT vintage
  24. Thread: Got a sweet tooth

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    Re: Got a sweet tooth

    Boss Bottled Intense
  25. Thread: Eau Sauvage

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    Re: Eau Sauvage

    I love the classic EDT and don't care about the others. I have only smelled vintage (my newest bottle is from 2006).
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    Re: Performing musicians of Basenotes

    Used to be a drummer in a band also doing the backing vocals. Back then I remember mostly wearing Lagerfeld. (Classic) - I had aftershave and deodorant.
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    Re: Help me identify this fragrance?

    Lavender-barbershop with animalic tones and leather plus retro vibe brings to my mind Azzaro pour Homme. (?)
  28. Re: From which sites you order colognes ? Are these sites legit ?

    I think this is same company as Strawberrynet. They have their EU storage warehouse in Sweden. These cosmetic products are not cleared customs at EU side and no VAT has been paid of them while...
  29. Re: From which sites you order colognes ? Are these sites legit ?

    Never ordered from them but in my opinion the 124 complaints a year is a very small amount, their sales volume and annual amount of orders must be huge, don't know the exact numbers ....but in 2013...
  30. Thread: NEW: Aramis Black

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    Re: NEW: Aramis Black

    Must try this. Many American fragrances are underrated, imo. I like the original vintage Aramis cologne, as well as Havana vintage. Thanks Neal for the link.
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    Re: La Nuit de L'Homme- terrible?

    I never liked that one though I know it's very loved one. Tried it many times in order to start like it, but it did not happen. Instead, imo the flanker "La Nuit L'Homme Frozen Cologne" is OK or...
  32. Re: Welcoming suggestions for a fragrance to purchase in the $50-$60 range.

    Boss Bottled Intense 100 ml
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    Re: Amouage Disappointment

    I like Memoir Man (9 out of 10) and Journey Man (7,5 out of 10) and own them. Epic Man (7 out of 10) is also somewhat nice but didn't quite buy it.
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    Re: Your rarest fragrance

    Maybe Domenico Caraceni 1913 nearly full 100 ml (the original Forester version, not the re-launched)
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    Re: Boss Bottled Intense (2015.)

    I've been having a break and not worn this for a while, now, inspired by this thread chose it as my SOTE, and YES! I really like this one. I find this strong and woody, the sweetness is balanced,...
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme Intense question

    Thanks guys!
  37. Re: From which sites you order colognes ? Are these sites legit ?

    Amazon is imo quite safe place to buy, especially if you buy directly from Amazon. In fact, there are choices in fragrances you can buy direcly from Amazon. As you are in EU, you can as well use...
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    Re: Finally got TdH, what a gem :)

    Congrats, enjoy. The original EDT is in my top favourites too. J-C Ellena surely knows what to do with citruses, oranges especially.... EDP - OK/nice as well.
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    Re: best warm comforting designer fragrance?

    My SOTD, D & G Pour Homme vintage does the trick. Warm tobacco based semi sweet fragrance, plus lavender is the key to calming effect for me.
  40. Re: Gift for a person whose choice is not known to you.

    At least the age of the person should be known, even better the style as well, but something like D & G The One maybe?
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    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme Intense question

    Could I ask some advice, I have the "tin can" version, and like it very much, there's only one issue for me, it's the star anise that i don't care for so much - but the drydown is great, I just...
  42. Thread: Compliment beast

    by df91
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    Re: Compliment beast

    Good point! :thumbup:
  43. Thread: 1980s

    by df91
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    Re: 1980s

    Now that was nostalgic, thanks to OP - Recognized PPH as well, not the other. Plus Lucky Strike cigarettes, a Rolex(?) watch.......
  44. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    YSL L'Homme Parfum Intense . First impression: too sweet, too close-to-skin. I expected something more woody notes. Not my cup of coffee.
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    Re: Bleu de chanel EDP or ysl lhomme

    I agree, easily Bleu EDP
  46. Re: From which sites you order colognes ? Are these sites legit ?

    You're right, the trick I also use is to order some 3-4 euro worth make-up, in order to get free shipping. The highest loyalty discount is 10% which i have as well. IMO the best thing with...
  47. Re: From which sites you order colognes ? Are these sites legit ?

    I have mostly good experiences from fragrancex.com and have ordered a lot from them. Usually order when they have the FSW promo code on (like right now) then the shipping is free worldwide. Only...
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    Chanel Allure Homme (vintage) :

    Ignored Before
  49. Re: Guilty pleasure: sweet, synthetic mess fragrances

    Without a slightest quilty feeling, I like 1 Million (pre-reformulation), Rochas Man, Hilfiger Men Sport, Le Male (pre-reformulation)
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    Re: Fake Edition Blanche?

    Afaik all Chanel bottles do have a serial number (4 digits) in the back of the bottle. Check the side profile of the bottle, is the bottle made of one "piece" or is it put together from 2 separate...
  51. Re: You own it, You love/like it but it is quite a while you wear it. Whats that fragrance?

    Gucci PH I (2003)
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

    The bottle has stylish look, very nice indeed.
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    Re: What is THE 90s fragrance?

    Even though launched in yet 1999 - Chanel Allure Homme
  54. Thread: Rant

    by df91
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    Re: Rant

    I remember trying out Intenso, and found it really nice, almondy and nicely soapy if I remember correctly. Not as good as the original D&G Pour Homme though.
  55. Re: What is your most favorite smelling fragrance you currently own?

    Since 2010 Rochas Macassar (original formula)
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    Re: People who don't like Creeds Aventus

    This could be some calculated marketing technique as well ; people keep talking about the difference of batches. The Creed brand is then a guaranteed discussed topic on forums like this. In case...
  57. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Just Cavalli
    "A fresh leathery wood: sensuous and envelopping"
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    Re: People who don't lie Creeds Aventus

    For me it's the smokiness and pineapple accord which i don't like.
  59. Re: Original (old formula) Italian version of the D&G Pour homme

    It means the alcohol content of the fragrance. 79% is a quite typical percentage for an EDT.
  60. Re: I'm thinking there's going to be a lot of anger after this Ebay listing!

    I have bought at least 100 fragrances from eBay and haven't yet received a fake. Once it was very near, I had already paid for Bleu de Chanel 100 ml edt but before he had shipped it, asked the...
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    Re: What % of the population uses cologne ?

    If it's of the whole planet's population that's being talked about, I'd guess 1/7 of world's population lives in the welfare countries and I'd estimate about 1/5 of those wear cologne. That would...
  62. Poll: Re: The best cheap fragnance that lasts and projects?

    Okay will add mine: Bogart Pour Homme.
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    Re: Was Le Male reformulated in the past year?

    I recently bought a bottle of Summer Edition 2012 and it brings back to my mind what this used to smell in the early days. Quite nice smell, but not so good longevity.

    Out of curiosity also...
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    Re: What's the perfect amount of bottles?

    Yes these sound good to me. :)
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

    Chanel Allure Homme vintage ( + deodorant)
    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme vintage ( + deodorant)
    Jean-Paul Gaultier Le Male Summer Edition 2012 ( + deodorant)
    Rochas Macassar original formula backup...
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    Re: Most different reformulations, best and worst

    Imo one of the worst is D & G Pour Homme - the latest "made in UK" is really awful and far different from the original "made in Italy". The original is awesome.
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    Re: Fragrances I don't care for at all!

    For me it has always been that way. Been there in 80's as it was launched and it was an immidiate dislike. I like the Absolute flanker though. Dior has so many fine offerings like Eau Sauvage......
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    Re: Fragrances I don't care for at all!

    Some fragrances that smell hideous to me:

    Dior Fahrenheit
    L'Eau Bleue d'Issey Pour Homme
    CK Escape
    Azzaro Acteur
    Paco Rabanne pour homme
    Ysl Pour Homme Concentre'
    Yatagan
    Santos Cartier...
  69. Re: Help needed with a Tobacco (or 'tobacco themed') Fragrance

    Bogart Pour Homme (pipe tobacco - cherry - tonka) A very nice one
    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme (vintage Made in Italy / Euroitalia)
  70. Thread: Masculine Rose

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    Re: Masculine Rose

    Domenico Caraceni 1913 (original formula)
    Rose 31 (original formula)
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I also own a bottle of 13P02 and on me it smells the best (my own and wife's opinion). The violet is strong in this batch, agreed. Compared with the other 2 I own, 13T01 and 14A01, this is the best...
  72. Re: Pick your top 3 'worst stinkers' from the person's wardrobe above you...!

    Tls you have many I don't know at all, some I like very much, but these are not good to my nose:

    Montale Black Aoud
    Bvlgari Black
    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
  73. Help me to decide please! D&G PH or Chanel Allure Homme?

    I'm planning for my next fragrance buy and i'm considering Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme or Chanel Allure Homme. Both can be considered as classics I guess? Whichever it will be I'd probably be...
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    Re: My collection comes out of the closet!

    This looks to me a very handy way to keep them organized. Good choice!
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    Re: Your latest "regret" fragrances?

    Not sure but i think i have the vintage version of Carolina Herrera for men 50ml edt spray, sprayed 2-3 times. It just doesn't work for me. The bottle & box look like this except 50ml not 100... ...
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    Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    I tried to sell some fragrances for months and months. The price was noticeably lower than in eBay. Only a few bottles sold. Put all the rest to the ebay for sale, and they are nearly all gone, I...
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    Re: Your latest "regret" fragrances?

    Carolina Herrera for Men - vulgar, vile, the smell of curry is untolerable.
    MontBlanc Precense Cool - too soft, really uninspiring.Does nothing
    Terre d' Hermes Parfum- Love the EDT (original...
  78. Re: What happened to the noses who created Fahrenheit?

    Quite a coincidence, there are 3 perfumes in mr. Sieuzac's creations which I dislike: Fahrenheit, Bel Ami, Opium.
    But I've noticed I love the creations of some other perfumers who have not been so...
  79. Re: Just curious. What % of Your Wardrobe did you Rate 5 Stars?

    Just checked, i've given 5 stars to 19,4 % of my wardrobe. (4 -star ones have much bigger percentage)
  80. Thread: Vintage Kouros

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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    Fully agreed, the vintage, even the bottles from 90's are so much better.
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    Re: 2 Compliments in 1 Night!

    I noticed the sarcasm as well right away, yet personally I don't see what's the problem with expressing the pure happiness of a fragrance and compliments.. that's what I understood the OP did in his...
  82. Re: I've just about had it with sweet fragrances... any suggestions?

    Guerlain L'Homme L'Eau Boise
    Encre Noire Sport
    Hilfiger Man Sport

    The latter is a bit sweet, but not too much imo.
  83. Re: Looking for manly fragrances for perpetual summer

    I second Yardley Citrus & Wood.
    Also,

    Terre d' Hermes EDT
    Grey Vetiver
    Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee
    Encre Noire Sport
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    Re: i need another signature HELP!

    How about Idole Lubin EDT or EDP. Or Amouage Memoir Man. Third choice came to mind: Domenico Caraceni 1913 .
    I recommended niches because they usually make a good signature (being not so commonly...
  85. Re: calming,relaxing fragrance to wear when going to bed/

    Calvin Klein Eternity Night
  86. Re: Opinions on Tom Ford's: For Men & Grey Vetiver please

    I don't remember how I like For Men, but Grey Vetiver I do own and I like it, it's one of the best vetivers I've tried. It's better than Guerlain's, Creed.... (Another vetiver that I like is...
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    Re: Have you found a perfect fragrance?

    I don't think the only reason to contribute here is to search for the "holy grail" for many of us members of the community. But I agree that there's no "The one", I don't believe in perfection in...
  88. Re: Manhattanperfumes.com -- no response or shipment notification of my order. Open dispute?

    I agree that the case stinks. The fact that they didn't come up with a tracking information and they can't be contacted.... I guess you bet the right horse as you opened a pp case.
  89. Re: Manhattanperfumes.com -- no response or shipment notification of my order. Open dispute?

    IMO if you ordered on 30th May, you are a bit too fast to open a paypal case and especially escalating it to a claim. There might be a good reason why your email have not been replied. Isn't...
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    Re: Who else loves Tonka bean?

    I like tonka bean in fragrances, but it's easy to overdo, and in that case it can as well spoil the fragrance.

    Yes I agree.
  91. Re: Designer fragrances with great Longevity,sillage and projection

    Bogart Pour Homme
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    Re: Fahrenheit absolute

    I'm in the same boat, strongly disliking original Fahrenheit but find Fahrenheit Absolute a nice fragrance. It's just like you described: dark, spicy, has oud but also a toleratable vanilla. At...
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    Re: Deodorant with cologne?

    I have matching deodorants of most of my favourite fragrances, and wear these. With the fragrances I don't have matching deodorant, i wear unscented antiperspirant.
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    Re: What is the best projecting mens fragrance

    This is the winner!

    Others:

    Kouros
    Bijan Men
    Antaeus
    1 Million
    Lapidus PH
    Bogart PH
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    Re: Frags chosen for life . What are yours?

    Antaeus is certainly there... as well Macassar.

    Then maybe GIT, Bleu de Chanel EDP, Eau Sauvage vintage, Terre d' Hermes EDT
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    Re: Millesime Imperial, how many sprays?

    25 sounds great in the terms of the wonderfull smell of the scent but not so great as think of the price of this juice :lolk:
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    Millesime Imperial, how many sprays?

    Received my first Millesime Imperial ; first a sample, then the full bottle. This is incredibly nice good smelling cologne... It's the kind of scent though that makes me want to spray it really...
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    Re: bleu de chanel..EDP OR EDT

    I own both and a while ago was preferring EDT but I have slowly started to prefer EDP. It's a bit the question what you expect from this scent: EDT gives you more projection and it's a bit more...
  99. Re: What Is Your Favourite Evening/Night Out Fragrance For All Seasons

    Amouage Memoir Man
  100. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme is pulling the compliments in!

    It's definetely a compliment getter, as well as AHS and Bleu.
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