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    Re: Dior Homme 2020...

    Having stopped to test newer versions/reformulations of this around 2018-2019 the latest (perhaps even during 2017 or earlier), did not realize any major difference both as scent and its performance....
  2. Re: Lavender - what is wrong with my nose? Some smell like the plant, some smell weird and gross

    From a certain personal viewpoint alone, have so far enjoyed all types of lavender smelled so far, irrespective if the undertones were soapy, earthy and/or metallic.

    At the same time, just...
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    Re: Best way to spend 100

    For this price, would get at least a few bargain yet high classic EDPs always wanted to own like: Lalique Homme EDP and/or Jaipur Homme EDP, also at least one scent from the Aramis Gentlemen's...
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    Re: What am I missing?

    Welcome!

    Your collection already covers, without however feeling overlapping or bloated, most fragrance groups and categories. Would perhaps also consider adding a fine and not overly priced...
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    Re: I realize I don't have any modern scents!

    Many great recommendations already, considering the ones you like, also adding:
    Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche, Azzaro PH l'Eau, Sartorial by Penhaligon's, Best of Chevignon, Guerlain l'Homme Ideal...
  6. Re: My top 3 summertime NATURAL Oud/citrus/floral combos

    In no particular order, among others:

    Khaliji by Al Rehab- oud is only a minimal hint within this one, more to give a slightly more exotic base to an otherwise almost European style powerhouse...
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    Re: New game: One perfume every three days.

    Though not familiar with Frank No. 2 yet either, its notes do seem very enjoyable and interesting-having often liked, owned and tested scents in many price ranges, for various houses and even for...
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    Re: chanel allure homme vs perry ellis M

    Though liking both, considering Chanel better - irrespective of the price factor or the brand reputation.
    But also consider both different enough among each other so that owning these at the same...
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    Re: Cuir de RussieS

    Since the house of Roja Dove is mentioned, also adding Risque to a (re) testing list, before a purchase decision.
    Especially if samples of Roja Dove scents in general and of Roja Dove...
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrance wish list/next purchases

    In no particular order, the following ones are among the likeliest to make the top 10 of next buys, in no particular order:

    both the regular Cerruti 1881 and at least one of its flankers do not...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Marbert Homme
  12. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 abundant sprays of Marbert Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th July, 2020

    Marbert Homme
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    Re: New game: One perfume every three days.

    Thank you for the proposition, but would for now kindly ask to decline.

    Although being honored about the proposal, have to decline not so much for lack of time and/or ideas to share about further...
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    Re: DENIM EDT or AFTERSHAVE

    From a personal viewpoint alone, the EDT lasts and projects better than the aftershave splash, for a minimal price difference
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    Re: New game: One perfume every three days.

    Though not familiar with Jack Black so far, personally considering that this one may have a few good arguments in its favor-notes, price/quality ratio, matching scented product line.

    For certain...
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    Re: Thanks for the help everyone!

    Congratulations for this excellent scent acquisition, enjoy wearing this one.

    Incidentally this belongs to the first ever Moschino scents tested, in a version that is doubtlessly vintage by now,...
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    Re: DENIM EDT or AFTERSHAVE

    Owning both the aftershave and also the EDT of this one, the EDT version is very good value for cash, decent performance and with a scent/note quality above its price range
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    Re: Anybody love Tobacco Oud?

    While having tested this too infrequently and inconclusively so far to have a definitive opinion yet, while not the absolute favorite male/unisex TF, did enjoy certain aspects of its performance and...
  20. Re: Kouros vs. Antaeus vs. Lapidus vs. Lord Al Rehab vs.....

    Apart from Antaeus and Lapidus PH, that are long term favorites and not being a fan of Kouros while personal experience with Lord by Al Rehab is currently inconclusive and limited, also liking...
  21. Re: Valentino Uomo Intense vs Prada l'homme intense

    Valentino Uomo Intense by a tiny margin. Though both last and project quite good, Valentino Uomo Intense seemed always the stronger performance one, at least to my nose.
  22. Re: Valentino Uomo Intense vs Prada l'homme intense

    Both have indeed very good performance.
    Valentino Uomo Intense is or at least seems a bit stronger, without necessarily meaning that the one of Prada Uomo l'Intense is by any means worse- however...
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Another choice for quality barbershop fougere notes (however with a slightly spicier/sweeter twist) available on a budget-noteworthy also as vintage-includes the Floid aftershave splashes.
    From yet...
  24. Re: Valentino Uomo Intense vs Prada l'homme intense

    Liking both very much, slightly preferring the Prada one due to the even more pronounced and noticeable soapy everyday/office versatility
  25. Re: Found some Tom Ford Grey Vetiver Eau de Toilette from a second hand site...

    Congratulations and enjoy, especially if you got a good deal on this one.

    Having liked this very much as an EDT (almost as much as its more famous regular EDP version), there are further vetiver...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Early 2000s Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    6 generous ample sprays of Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th July, 2020

    Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    Re: Antaeus or Bel Ami?

    Another vote for Antaeus, even though considering both to be very good scents deserving fairly equal (and equally high) rankings
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    During the 2013 French film "Coluche, histoire d'un mec" (roughly, approximately translated as "Coluche, the history of a guy") the real life, non fictional French comedian Coluche is shown to have...
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    Re: Your Top 10 Sleeper's?

    Since the house of Caron was mentioned, also adding and/or seconding possible completion to this list with a few Caron options, including but not limited to

    Yatagan
    Caron Eau Forte ...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    Even without knowing l'Air du Desert Marocain at all, personally not liking DH up to the point of almost being to recommend and/or buy LADDM even blind
  33. Re: Have any new, worthy, Grapefruit Fragrances been released, between 2010 and Now?

    Thank you for these particular insights and recommendations. Incidentally had very good experiences-both performance and scent wise- with a few Hermes renditions of grapefruit notes, including but...
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    Re: AdP Colonia Assoluta - Discontinued?

    Speaking strictly based on personally alone, even if discontinued most online retailers (and not just grey market alone, authorized resellers, including the ones with subsidiaries in most EU...
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Same here, very much admiring the particular design and specific model mentioned.

    Also enjoying to look at the functional, clean yet also everyday versatile design of the Citizen and the Movado...
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    Re: Any light "yellow/skin" musk fragrances?

    Maybe also Acca Kappa Muschio Bianco, Cerruti 1881 Amber
  37. Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Cologne ... advice please?

    In addition to the great points already mentioned, while not able to get into all 6 questions in detail (being personally familiar with Eau Sauvage Cologne but not enough yet to answer extensively...
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    Re: Grateful for your thoughts

    [QUOTE=Ruffdiamond;4942416]Hello Ken. The first list is the fragrances that I currently own.[/QUOTE

    Sorry, no problem to find nice choices from the second list as well: would therefore go first...
  39. Re: Agua Brava by Puig, which of the Box Colors has the best formulation?

    Unsure which one is the best, yet had very good experiences with the dark red and light red boxed version of this
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Perhaps not really vintage yet, however with increasingly limited availability (especially on mid to late 2000s versions like the one currently worn)

    Trussardi Jeans Man
  41. Re: Have you had a positive compliment that kind of hurts

    So far, did never get any compliments or positive feedback that was hurtful, in fact even bothered in the least.

    However-while a bit off topic-was sometimes a bit surprised that fragrances did...
  42. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Trussardi Jeans Man
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th July, 2020

    Trussardi Jeans Man
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Almost too many to mention, yet so far some of the best vintage fougere experiences had were with the following scents even if some of these may have just fougere hints, while others openly highlight...
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    Re: Your Top 10 Sleeper's?

    In no particular order:

    Azzaro PH l'Eau
    R&G Open
    Ungaro Man Silver
    Ungaro III Parfum Aromatique
    Yardley Citrus & Wood
    Ginepro Nero by l'Erbolario
    C&E Sandalwood
    Lancetti Uomo
  46. Re: A few questions about powerhouse fragrances

    From a personal viewpoint alone, especially vintage Santos (and current one as well) resembles at least slightly most formulations of Antaeus.

    Also considering all the ones mentioned in the...
  47. Re: Have any new, worthy, Grapefruit Fragrances been released, between 2010 and Now?

    Though more of a unisex scent, still easily wearable for men and released within the requested time interval: Rhubarbe Pamplemousse, a limited edition from the Pierre Hermes series by l'Occitane
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    Re: Grateful for your thoughts

    If having a to choose and recommend among these, Havana, Eau des Baux and Pour Monsieur EDP would likely be in the definitive selection
  49. Poll: Re: Blue de Chanel vs Dior Sauvage, Who did it best?

    Slightly preferring BDC out of these, though not much into either
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    6 ample sprays of Antaeus
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd July, 2020

    Another SOTD choice of Antaeus for the sync
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    Re: New game: One perfume every three days.

    Must admit to be among the ones to actually have positive experiences with Tobacco Oud.
    And while not excited about this compared to other both regular designer and exclusive TF scents, this one...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    If the sync theme is Chanel, Antaeus is definitely an option
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    Poll: Re: Prada L'homme vs Dior Homme Eau

    Liking both very much, slightly preferring and therefore likelier to vote for and to recommend Prada l'Homme
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    Re: Weird fragrance quirks anyone?

    Perhaps too many to mention.
    But a certain more important quirk is possibly the fact to dream and/or encounter in real life pleasant non-fragrance scents and then desperately to look up anything...
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Not exactly on the street (thus a bit off-topic) yet noticed that in taxi cab the cab driver was wearing a rich, resinous, mossy dark fougere did identify either as Fahrenheit or as La Martina...
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    Re: Most worn in June 2020

    According to BN statistics and also a similar post from a recent previous thread-in order of most wears:



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    Zino Davidoff by...
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    Re: Eau De Space

    Thank you for posting.
    Sounds truly fascinating, even if not among the easiest concepts to fulfill (and maybe even more fascinating if this one does succeed).
  59. Re: Most worn in June, 2nd Quarter, and 1st half of 2020

    Regarding strictly June, in the order of most wears (anything else getting either one or no wears)



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    Zino Davidoff by Davidoff...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Early 2000s Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    6 ample sprays of Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th June, 2020

    Cerruti 1881 Amber
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    Re: description of a scent!!

    Welcome!

    Describing the absolute personal favorite scent as one of the best rendition of timeless fragrant stylishness.
  64. Re: New to Fragrances- would love a bit of help!

    Also adding Chergui, Eau des Baux and the quite unisex fragrances also by the house of l'Erbolario like All Olio di Argan and Osmanthus
  65. Re: Signature / work scent (alternative to Prada l'homme)

    Seconding especially Caron pour un Homme Sport, while also adding Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme, Mugler Cologne, Lalique White, Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche and Lalique White, all as quite...
  66. Re: Scent from a shipwreck: recreating a lost perfume

    Thank you for sharing. Was always fascinated about fragrance houses able to recreate historical scents.
  67. Re: Is cleaning the outside of bottles with water damaging??

    Most likely not. Having cleansed the outside of recently purchased or gotten bottles-especially given the current situation-sometimes with water as well in addition to the the disinfectant.
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    Re: Tarry. Burnt. Leather.

    Maybe also Luxor Oud and perhaps even more so Lalibela Oud, both by Memo Paris
  69. Re: Made my first in person major store Purchase in covid era

    Congratulations and enjoy your new purchase. While it may seem a bit unusual given the current situation, still sounds like an altogether pleasant experience.
  70. Re: Just wondering why the Basenotes clock is 6 minutes fast

    On my computer at least, it is actually close (r) to 8 or a little over 7 minutes, but this could almost pass as an average value between 6 and 9
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    Re: Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    Maybe: Isla, simply because this conveys a certain island/holiday feeling in a certain exotic style
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    Re: A Fragrance In Only 2 Words

    Amouage Bracken-barbershop revisited
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

    Re-posting a picture displayed on a similar thread a few days ago:

    129407

    As a quite likely choice for not just one but a few personal favorites, including: l'Occitan, Caron pour un Homme and...
  74. Re: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa or Acqua Di Parma Colonia Essenza

    Even if off-topic, if neither of the two are for some reason (at least not for now) an option, also adding Colonia Assoluta worth considering as an alternative option/honorable mention both in terms...
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    Re: New Summer fragrance 2020 to Add

    Would choose and thus recommend the Xerjoff scent out of these, due to their performance, mastery, subtlety, quality and quite surprisingly for their pricing, still very decent value for money on...
  76. Re: Armani Code alternative with better performance- Code Colonia?

    Among all the options mentioned, seconding especially Armani Code Profumo as the personal favorite (though not necessarily objectively proven best) option regarding all 3 requirements of the initial...
  77. Re: Loud, Fresh, ice, Brutal Projection, ........?

    Maybe also Aqua di Roma Uomo, Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche, Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme and Encre Noire Sport, among the more (at least compared to Creed pricing) affordable options. ...
  78. Re: Locations And Their Influence On Your Wardrobe

    While not able to make closer and more precise fragrance recommendations according to locations (aside from some very generalized ones perhaps) where I live climate can fluctuate very strong between...
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    Re: Are you a fragrance scalper?

    Never did and not likely, in fact hardly possible to even consider.
    Did not sell fragrances from the personal lineup on the second hand market and hardly participated in swaps, intending to wear...
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    Re: Fragrance got stronger?

    While no expert on the subject, did notice this as well with some, though not many of the fragrances owned (and most cases when this did happen were quite strong scents, even if not always...
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    Re: How Did You Become A Fragrance Lover?

    Apart from a short allergic episode towards fragrances (and many scents in general) around the age of 6, was interested in and enjoyed fragrances for as long as being able to remember.

    Yet the...
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    Re: Emotional states and fragrances to match.

    Sights and sounds of picturesque landscapes that convey a sense of calm and stability- almost any lavender based scents like l'Occitan, Caron pour un Homme or Panier de Sens Lavande
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    Re: Fragrance for a young doctor

    Apart from so many great ideas mentioned, also adding Lalique White and Azzaro pour Homme l'Eau, both office friendly while also not very mature/old smelling
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Late 90s ro early 2000s Kenzo PH-bought sometime around 2002
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    8 sprays of Kenzo PH
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th June, 2020

    Kenzo PH
  87. Thread: Which oud?

    by Ken_Russell
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    Re: Which oud?

    Among the pricier options, LM Black Oud (quite clean, with a citrus-floral harmony almost reminding of the Eau d'Hermes line) and also the ouds by Memo Paris-fairly powerhouse and beast mode...
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    Re: New game: One perfume every three days.

    In spite of so far not knowing Phileas at all, the simple resemblance with two personal favorites favorites-namely Halston Z-14 and Yatagan is more than enough of a motivator for some asap testing
  89. Re: The best Aventus clones are Office for Men & Laboratory Perfumes Amber - change my mind...

    Without wanting to change the mind of anyone into Aventus, also adding:

    Zara Man Gold among the clones worth considering

    and even more off topic since impossible to be a clone- Lapidus pour...
  90. Re: The All-Time Great Neroli/Orange Blossom Fragrances

    Apart from so many good scents already mentioned, also adding:

    - among the cheapies Bergamot & Neroli by Woods of Windsor, Zara Bitter Orange, Secrets d'Essences Neroli and Tesori d'Oriente...
  91. Re: Versace Dylan Blue smells a little like axe?

    Partly seconded, depending very much on which Axe. Since there are so many scent types and versions, released at almost record-worthy rate always added to the increasing selection of Axe scents, it...
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    Re: Sauvage EDP vs GIT

    Also preferring and recommending GIT
  93. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Around 8 sprays of Zino
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th June, 2020

    Zino
  95. Re: Please recommend some musky scents for the summer

    From this list, also personally seconding especially ADP Colonia , while also adding from musk other options not listed so far than can be suitable for summer especially:
    Zara White Tag EDP...
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    Re: Which fragrances should I add?

    From this list:

    Egoiste or Habit Rouge for spring
    Boucheron pour Homme for summer
    Lalique PH for autumn
    while either Jaipur Homme or DHI for winter

    and finally Guerlain Vetiver and/or...
  97. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    Possibly also, among the niche counterparts of the Drakkar Noir (and partly also of the Aramis classic leathery style to a lesser extent) Duc de Vervins and even more so its l'Extreme flanker.
    As...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    Never sensed any particular worsening (even if this happened) of the regular Dior Homme EDT, irrespective of its possible (2017? 2020?) reformulations, due to not being very much into this fragrance...
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    Re: The "Alpha male" 2.0 ?

    Welcome!

    Maybe also Boucheron pour Homme or Eau Sauvage Parfum, while from niche choices, several citrus fragrances by Xerjoff, espeically Nio and from the XJ 1861 line, Eau de Hadrien by Annick...
  100. Re: A few questions about L'Instant de Guerlain EDT/EDP/Extreme

    The EDT and the EDP are different enough to justify owning and wearing both without becoming redundant.
    This being said, the EDP is still worth getting regarding its performance and actual scent, a...
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