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    Re: super sick!!! kokosicko!

    I was so appointed in Kokoriko. It doesn't seem to live up to the flashy aesthetic, of the other JPG offerings. I like the bottle, but the scent that's in it, doesn't represent, IMO. I expected...
  2. Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Polo (original)

    Quorum
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    Re: Still on a Chypre kick.

    Lauder for Men is great stuff. I didn't think about Habit Rouge and Jicky. I've sampled both sometime ago, so I need another go at them. I remember really liking Jicky.
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    Still on a Chypre kick.

    I've been on a chypre kick, lately. I've been sampling a few, from Luckyscent.

    Chypre Palatin: This is really nice, but it's a bit sweet, and certainly out of my price range.

    Chypre Mousse : ...
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    Re: Best musk fragrance?

    Musc Tonkin.

    Mazzolari Lui.
  6. Magie Noire (old): The bitterest of the bitter.

    I'm really starting to love these dark, bitter, chypres, but it seems they are scare these days. I found a small Magie Noire etd mini, that I had purchased and forgotten a number of years ago. I...
  7. Re: Meharees by lebolario. Really surprised

    I have Ambraliquidia, which is very sweet and powdery. I have a sample of Dolcelisir, also very nice. I've sampled Meharees, and liked it a lot, along with Myrrhea.
  8. Re: froze vibe snow cold feeling but for winter or night ( not for day summer )

    CBIHatePerfume Winter 1972.

    I have the oil. It smells like cold air, cold soil/snow, with a little snow laden conifer thrown in.

    CdG Odeur 53 also reminds me of cold air.
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    Smell Bent Prairie Nymph

    I've really taken an interest in Smell Bent, after blind buying Commando. I purchased a lot of spray samples, and I've found that Smell Bent's production philosophy, truly is rooted in the...
  10. Thread: Tabac

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    Re: Tabac

    Tabac is powdery sweet. My dad told me never to wear it around him, again; he hated it that much. Too much of a 'grandpa' moment.

    You want Christmas, get:
    Comme des Garcons (original) edp.
    ...
  11. Re: Which Etat Libre d`Orange scent is the most conservative ?

    'The Afternoon of a Faun,' is the most conservative I've tried from that house. A dusty chypre type scent, that will smell great on granny, as much as anyone else.
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    Re: Must smell like Blackberries!

    I have L'artisan Mure et Musc Extreme. I get tons of compliments on it.
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    Re: Women's greens for men

    Bandit parfum is my favorite bitter green. Gets a lot of wear in the spring and early summer.

    PR Metal is another one that's good for summer, especially on rainy days .

    I've just discovered JC...
  14. Re: Most unique greens. I'm talking greens that leave you speechless!

    JC Coriandre
    Bandit
    Etro Palais Jamais (very dry grey-green)
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    Re: Well hello, Yatagan!

    I've gotten a lot of compliments on it, too.
  16. Re: MFK- Absolue Pour le soir (phased out?)

    I'm still torn on this one. Better get a bottle before it 's really too late!
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    Re: Dry and rainy fragrance suggestions

    Spring and summer rainy days:

    Eau de Gentiane Blanche
    Palais Jamais
    Quazar
    PR Metal

    Winter/ fall rainy days:

    CDG 2 Man
  18. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    The EDP smells exactly the same, to the original, IMO. I did a comparison, and found they are the same, but for me, it's day has past. Me and Helmut Lang, have long since parted ways; ever since it...
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    Re: Vince Camuto for Men

    I've only tried the one in the blue bottle. I think it's nice, but somewhat common. It's a really hazy, fuzzy, kind of scent...a lot of iso-e super. I already have Molecule 01, which has the same...
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    Pinaud Clubman is very powdery. It's a available in liquid and talcum powder form. Talcum powder has NEVER been "just for the girls".
  21. Re: G.I.R.L Pharrell Williams Comme Des Garcons

    I've sampled it, but I thought it was a bit mainstream. It's still nice, though.
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    oops double post
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    CdG 2 Man, is unsweetened powder to me. More like a smoky, dried grass, powder.

    This week, I discovered Jean Couturier Coriandre. A very green, tart, dry powder, with some rose. I'm usually don't...
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    Re: Help me explore OAK

    I've worked as an arborist for many years. Oak has a distinctive odor, that will permeate everything that been used with it. The ropes and climbing saddles, even after storage, would give off that...
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    Musk Tonkin, and few other samples.

    I received my samples from Luckyscent.

    Pharrell Williams Girl: I wanted to love this, and it's ok, it just kinda falls flat after a promising opening. Smells like nice shampoo.

    Kinski: Wow!...
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    Re: Best funeral scent?

    I want them to put all my bottles in the casket with me. By then, they'll probably need a forklift as a pallbearer.;)
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    Lancome Sikkim: a 180.

    A few years ago, I acquired a Lancome "La Collection" set. It was on sale, and I figured if I didn't like some of the perfumes, I could give them away. The set included Sagamore, which was a selling...
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    Re: Presidential Scents

    I think Clinton wore Bijan, Bush and others wore Bijan as well.

    I personally don't like Bijan, although I still have a bottle (I just can't dissociate it from a creaky voice, cigars, semen...
  29. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    I think it would be degrading to smell like shit.
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    Re: Must de Cartier question

    My favorite Cartier scent (so far ) is Baiser du Dragon, I've never tried Essence pour Homme. I'll put it on my "must try" list.
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    Re: I Just Bought Black Orchid...

    My father very rarely wears any scent, aside from Pure Romance Ego, (.....must be the hemp in it, lol) and Monsieur Musk. He is 69 yrs old, and has Parkinson's, which has recently affected his sense...
  32. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    I'm waiting on my samples of Cuiron and HL pdp.
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    Re: A Green Musky Smell

    Swiss Arabian Jannat al Firdous is very green and musky.
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    Re: Sigarette ash

    Bandit
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    Re: Shalimar edt or edp for men?

    I got the edp...a new bottle from this year. It's ok, but I like the vintage better.
  36. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    When I first read about the relaunch, I grab my old bottle from 2000 (which has a very few mils left), and sprayed for the first time since, perhaps, 2007. I wanted it to stretch, so I never used it....
  37. Re: A fragrance that smells like fast food fries.

    I thought Smell Bent Five kinda smells like fries.
  38. Re: Opium, you know the one that is supposedly for Women:

    When Opium for men came out, I tried it in the store. I thought no self-respecting man would ever wear such a thing; it was just too sweet. Ten years later, I started liking sweeter scents, so I...
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    Re: Molinard Patchouli Intense

    I'm certainly gonna try out more Molinard.
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    Molinard Patchouli Intense

    Other than Habanita, I haven't experience any other fragrance from this firm, until Wednesday, when I received my latest blind buy. I really enjoy wearing Rem. Patchouli, but it can wear me after a...
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    Re: L'Artisan Al Oudh

    No much oud for me, but the scent itself very warm, and very human. I'm thinking of getting it.
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    Re: Diaster struck

    My condolences.
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    Re: Looking for LICORICE!!

    I have Caron Eau de Reglisse, LL Minuit Noir (apple), LL Au Masculin, Lolita Lempicka Le Premier Parfum (apple) , Lotlita Lempicka Illusions Noires Le Premier Parfum Eau de Minuit (apple), Opium pour...
  44. Re: Which fragrance is best at smelling like a bakery?

    SL Jeux de Peau....most definitely. Toasty bread and butter, served on sandalwood platters .

    L'erbolario Dolcelisir...apple pie and vanilla ice-cream.

    Lotlita Lepicka "L"....lemon, maple and...
  45. Re: Which "feminine" scents would you never want to be without ?

    Bandit parfum
    Habanita parfum
    Bal a Versailles
    Baiser du Dragon
    Empreinte
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    Re: Skanky perfumes

    I've trying out Smell Bent lately:

    Prairie Nymph: Clementine, carnation (clove like), musk, and a very pissy honey. Seems to last 12 hours plus on my skin, especially the honey note which gets...
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    Re: Tommy Bahama St Barts

    I have a travel size of this scent. I was going to wear it when I went to the beach, but I have been yet. It's nice scent; very musky and not too sweet. It's not usually what I go for, but it's...
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    Re: Muelhens 4711 disappointment,

    My grandmother had an old 2 oz. bottle of 4711, which I used to sneak whiffs of as a kid (another "eau" she had, was a full bottle of Hoyt's cologne). The 4711 bottle had only a tiny bit left, but I...
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    Re: Aramis Devin

    I had a small bottle of Devin, that was part of a mini Aramis collection set. My brother received the set, in 1993 from my mother. The only thing he liked was New West, which, at that time, was a...
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    Re: CDG Woods

    I like Wondewood and 2 Man. I haven't tried Wonderoud.

    Wonderwood and 2 Man are vastly different from each other, IMO. 2 Man is a distant bonfire, hazy, rustic quality. Wonderwood is more...
  51. Re: I'm looking for a fragrance that smells like beer

    I get beer from Cuir Venenum, as well. Beer, cigarette ashes and kudzu blossoms...or some other grape-like smell (I think kudzu blossoms, because this plant is so prevalent here. The blooms fill the...
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    Re: First Cologne

    A little bottle of Jovan Musk for Men in the mid-80's. It was a 1/2 oz splash bottle. I treasured it like it was some sort of rare jewel. I remember the liquid being darker than it is now, and the...
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    Re: Fragrant religion

    Our Church of Yves SAINT Laurent.
  54. Re: Comme des Garçons parfums*PARFUMS Series 1: Leaves

    I hated Shiso, it smelled like saliva to me, but so does the perilla plant itself, which has become invasive around here.

    Calamus is my favorite, thought it smells nothing like the plant Acorus...
  55. Re: Peachy-Apricot-Fruit Nectar fragrance

    Robert Piguet Visa

    I have a sample of the Guichard relaunch. There's a lot of peach, pear, and syrup up top. It get's more lactonic (creamy) as it dries down, with lots of vanilla. If the sugar in...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale: your favs?

    I have:

    L'ombre Fauve: Great for autumn

    Cuir Venenum: Beer, ashtray, musk, and a grape juice like aroma that actually reminds me of kudzu flowers.

    Psychotrope: Strange and watery, and very...
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    Re: Trailer park scent

    Jovan Musk

    Giorgio Beverly Hills Red for Men

    Anything from Avon that's for men, especially the older scents like Wild Country and Black Suede. Those are very trailer park-ish.

    Coty Wild...
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    Re: What should be my first Montale...

    I started by sampling "the three" (Black Aoud, White Aoud, Red Aoud), as I call them, and went I from there. I own 2 full bottles, some sample vials, and a decant.

    Full bottles I have are Musk to...
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    Re: Aoud Musk is way out there.

    I took my mom to the dialysis center, for her monthly clinic doctor visit. The DR, a very attractive woman in stilettos, kept commenting on how good it smelled in the room. I told her it was me. She...
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    Aoud Musk is way out there.

    Well, I decided that since the humidity outside is down, I thought I can get away with wearing this beastly scent on a summers day (Aoud Musk is one of my favorites from Montale). I did the smart...
  61. Re: when a cheap gem is underappreciated... Quorum!

    I have to re-try Quorum. I had a mini years ago, and thought is was ok.
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    Re: Rasasi Fragances - advice wanted

    I'd stay away from Attar al Oudh; such a strange one. This stuff is very loud, fruity (like over ripe mangoes.) then it goes soapy and synthetic (...and where's the oudh?) The drydown is more...
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    Keep an eye out for Siraj. I think it's discontinued, but they might have have it still. It's the Arabian Oud that I have. It's a very dark oudy fragrance.


    The bottle is shaped like a lantern,...
  64. Re: A light, sweet and salty, high quality sea/aquatic fragrance — what have I missed?

    Stay away from Womanity. It's VERY beachy, VERY salty, VERY gross.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    Most guys ask what I'm wearing, rather than compliment. The last time a guy ask me what I had on, was when I was wearing Narciso Rodriguez Musc Collection for Him. The last comment from a female, was...
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    Re: Mr Blass has floaties!

    I have bottle of a Bath and Body Works cologne, that developed what looks like tiny corn flakes. I store the bottle on it's side, so the atomizer hose doesn't get clogged with whatever the stuff is....
  67. RP Futur: A vetiver I can live with.

    I've found out in the past few years, that vetiver and I do not get along. No matter how much I've tried it and what pushed it other the edge for me, was Encre Noir....just too rough!. CdG 2 Man,...
  68. Re: What's the most annoying, screechy, metallic(?), synthetic smelling frag you know of?

    Bas de Soie: Cold albumin in a steel tank, with iris and hyacinth thrown in an effort to warm it. I hate it...and I like it. The drydown is much nicer. Go lightly.....VERY lightly. I dab with the...
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    Re: canoe by dana

    Too powdery for me, til the drydown which is much better.
  70. Re: Musc for Him by Narciso Rodriguez - Oil version - advice wanted

    I never tried it, but I do have Musc Collection for Him. I really like it, and so does others around me when I wear it. The oil seems to be discontinued, at least over here in the States, and it's...
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    Re: The baron

    Smells like Smarties candy, which ain't really a bad thing.
  72. Re: What is the most melancholy fragrance you can think of?

    I don't find De Profundis to be sad or depressing at all. It's a very calming, dewy, aromatic smell that reminds me something from a spa, than anything else.
    Messe de Minuit is supposed to be...
  73. Florence Gunnarson: Perfume/bubble bath/shower gel.

    It's a bath oil, it's a perfume, it's a shower gel. Florence Gunnarson products, has been perfuming the who's-who in elite society for decades, not that had anything to do with me trying them out....
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    Re: Infusion DHomme

    I'm wearing Infusion d'Homme, today. I hadn't tried the others.
  75. Re: What's your favorites from Parfumerie Generale?

    I love:

    L'ombre Fauve
    Cuir Venenum
    Psychotrope
    Coze
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    Re: Is Opium Edp discontinued or not?

    The edp is my favorite of the designer scents!!! I wished it was readily available. They say, the most desirable is often the least obtainable.
  77. JPG Fleur du Male is getting me compliments.

    Around 2000 or so, Le Male was an everyday scent, but I wasn't compelled to buy another bottle, after my fragrance obsession took over a few years later. I've tried Fleur du Male once in Perfumania,...
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    Re: Smoky, tarry fragrance

    I find Lonestar Memories sweet, but CDG Black is very tarry and burnt smelling and nowhere near as sweet.
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    Re: Serge Lutens

    I love:

    Chergui
    Chene....my favorite Lutens
    MKK
    Feminite du Bois
    De Profundis

    I like:
    Ambre Sultan
  80. Re: Lolita Lempinka - Au Masculin...similar fragrances ?

    Lolita Lempicka in the apple bottle, IMO, a much better scent. It's seems more "complete".

    Caron Eau de Reglisse is somewhat similar to Au Masculin, but it's heavier on the citrus in during the...
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    Re: Montale Aoud Musk

    This is my most favorite Montale scent. That damp earthiness in it, I associate that with the time I went camping on the Grapevine Branch creek in SC. I put my tent on a little island in the creek,...
  82. Re: Favourite/Most Unusual/Best Perfume Bottle

    Givenchy Pi

    Montana Parfum de Peau

    Serge Lutens Bell Jars

    L'artisan

    Al Haramain Attar al Mahfuz
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    Re: A Green Musky Smell

    Monsieur Musk is indeed green and musky.
  84. Re: I'm Loving Luten's Chene...... It's Going Onto The Bottle Worthy List

    I used to do tree work and the ropes we used for climbing, rigging, etc., would give off a specific musky aroma, associated with trees, primarily oak. I loved the smell, so unlike anything. I tried...
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    Re: Serge lutens chergui

    I'll never be without it .
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    Re: discontinued animal musks

    Castoreum is still used in a (very) few perfumes, as beaver (which is not endangered) trapping still occurs. I imagine synthetic castoreum is certainly cheaper, and more accessible. I'd still like to...
  87. Re: Found a note that I dislike: galbanum. What's your scent peeve?

    Violet is becoming my least favorite, as much as I wanted to like it. I do like it in the Lempicka scents, as I do the licorice, but something like the violet in Grey Flannel?....forget it! The...
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    Re: Esteban-paris cologne

    I blind bought Pivoine for cheap some time ago. It's a nice, clean, floral for summer, with a musky drydown. I wear it when I want a break from my usual skanky or dark orientals. The bottles are like...
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    Re: Fleur du Male, discontinued?

    I've been wearing it a lot this past week.
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    Re: Two Sprays of Kouros Before Bedtime

    I bet you woke up the most wonderful dry down. That's why I like wearing Parfum de Peau to bed, sometimes. I'm gotta to get another bottle of Kouros, soon, and try it out for bedtime.
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    Re: Let's Talk HAPPY by Clinique

    Wore it at work years ago, and my co-workers wouldn't let me live it down.
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    Re: Ungaro III reformulation thoughts

    I have the third version. Smells a little like grape juice or wine. I haven't worn it in awhile.
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    Re: YSL KOUROS: The Complete Set Review

    I love those blue bottles! I gotta go out and try Kouros again. I had a bottle about 5 yrs ago, and I went through it in no time.
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    Re: Montana Parfum de Peau

    I not sure if it's original. The label on the bottom of the bottle, doesn't give much info, but is does say "Montana Paris". That could mean little, since it doesn't say where it was made. It smells...
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    Re: Any love for Messe de Minuit?

    I have it, but I don't know what formulation. It smell so much like frankincense resin. I love to wear it around Christmas.
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    Re: Montana Parfum de Peau

    I received my big bottle yesterday, a giant 5 oz tester. It's the same smell. Love it!
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    Re: The old book smell

    Iris Nazarena most definitely smells like a public library to me. Glad I only got a decant.
  98. Re: Something that smells like Allure please

    Lalique Le Faune
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    Re: Montana Parfum de Peau

    I'll have to give Empreinte a try! I've been so smitten with Parfum de Peau, lately. Every Night, I've been putting it on my arm, and then waking up to the most wonderful smell in the morning. Smells...
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    Re: Montana Parfum de Peau

    Thanks for the input on Parfum d'Homme. I've never tried Iquitos, but from what I've read, I can see how they would match up. I've been curious about Sinan, too, but never tried. I still smell the...
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