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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Iris by Santa Maria Novella
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Traversée du Bosphore by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    Thank you for your reviews. So Christopher was right 31 Rue Cambon does not work as a edp!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Mother Nature's Naughty Daughters by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: Beautyspin.co.uk???

    I have seen some go up like £5+. I believe it might be they do have a UK warehouse but also they ship from Germany. I am thinking its the Euro vs Sterling on the markets.
  6. Re: Experiences with matching shower gels/soaps?

    I might be strange but I prefer to look at ingredients first. I was really surprised at the so called high end matching products that are full of cheap foaming agents SLS. I just use neutral...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd September, 2016

    Hello all.

    MPG Ambre Mythique sample
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Ha!!! I found a sample which I had sniffed from the sample but not actually put on my skin!!!

    MPG Ambre Mythique, I remember in was in July and it was too hot to wear a amber oriental so I...
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    Re: Baltic Amber in Facial Moisturizer?

    Sorry nothing comes up using your link. Lots about Vikings. I would not trust a company that does not give full ingredient list for their products. In fact its illegal now not to have full...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Yohji Yamamoto Pour Femme by Yohji Yamamoto
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Sorry I am out tomorrow. No samples I have not tried, some I have forgot I had yes.
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    Re: Baltic Amber in Facial Moisturizer?

    Amber does not exist in oil/perfume in nature its a sort of fantasy name given to warm oriental smells.. It is actually a mix of things like frankincense, myrrh and depending mixed together with...
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    Re: Baltic Amber in Facial Moisturizer?

    Batic Amber is a resin. Jewellery is usually made from it.
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    Olivier brought his son in and they have worked together since Coco Noir. Sheldrake as far as I know is not working with them?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Iris Prima by Penhaligon's
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    Yes, they wait until he leaves and then do it behind his back. Lets see if they have screwed it up or not.
  17. Re: Creed: Have They Really Been Around For Over 200 Years.?

    I read a book about Helena Rubinstein some years back. One paragraph stated she came to London for a fitting at Creed to make her riding habit. This was pre 1914, so they where tailors back then.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Mesmerising Oudh Accord & Gold by Molton Brown
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 18th September, 2016

    hello all

    Eau pour Homme by L.T. Piver a super cheapie from TKMaxx last year.
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    Sheldrake always said they could never do a edp or parfum version of 31 Rue Cambon.
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    Re: Selling your backup bottle - any regrets?

    Only have a few and would never part with.
  22. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Creed Royal Water

    Hermes Orange Vert gift sets

    Roger & Gallet gift sets

    Serge Lutens a few

    Miller Harris
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    28 La Pausa has always been called that. I own it and bought in the Bond Street Boutique some years back and that is the name on the box and bottle.

    Our boutique finally opens next month so will...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Decided on Un Jardin Sur Le Toit by Hermès, it doesn't get much love but on me its a lovely fresh rose/violet(yes I know there are no violets. But others also insist on me its rose/violet), still...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Un Jardin Sur Le Toit by Hermès
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Oeillet Sauvage by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th September, 2016

    Hello all

    Cuir Fétiche by Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 13th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Silk, Lace & Chocolate by 4160 Tuesdays
  29. Re: perfumed body cream/creme pour le corps consistency?

    Oh, cream products can turn. They should be thick in texture and not have separated. or developed a hard shell layer on top. Also mould can grow in the product too.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    A sample Prada L'Homme by Prada
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    Re: Personality and Perfume.

    I personally do not care what colour a perfume or even the bottle is. If it smells good and I like it that is all that matters to me.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Atropa Belladonna by Shay & Blue
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    Re: Caught An SA Lying About a Fragrance?

    A friend and I chatting yesterday said she went into The Perfume Shop UK and asked about First Van Cleef. The SA looked her straight in the face and said it was discontinued. Now friend is not big...
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    Re: Fragrance Reviewers... Who to trust?

    Okay as a customer and blind buying( I do this quite regularly), I prefer to read reviews from people who have actually bought the product. They may not have the flowing quasi terms used by the...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Moonlight Patchouli by Van Cleef & Arpels
  36. Poll: Re: Ladies, do you put Shower Gel before you spray perfume on yourself?

    No. I do not have a shower but do have a bath. Which I have in the evenings and do not apply perfume afterwards, if going out that evening I will bathe at least two hours before going out. Always...
  37. Poll: Re: Ladies, do you put Shower Gel before you spray perfume on yourself?

    Sorry confused about the question?

    What do you mean by put shower gel on before you spray. Shower gel will be used wet when washing yourself. I cannot see how you can use it any other way?...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Well I went for London Blooms Collection : White Lilac & Rhubarb by Jo Malone which was limited edition and now gone. Basenotes do say its still being produced but no.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    London Blooms Collection : White Lilac & Rhubarb by Jo Malone
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    Re: Spots you spray fragrances on

    Ha Ha!!!! Back of neck along hair line, sides of neck where the pulse points(this is where the body projects as its slightly warmer) are,the dip at front of neck, inner elbows, wrists and down...
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    Re: Your number of wearings per day

    One per day. I dislike wearing fragrance to bed, so after bath stay fragrance free.
  42. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    I bought Piment Brûlant months ago in TKMaxx.

    Traversee du Bosphore has never appeared, I know I watch for it.

    But I know that once only in my local store Penhaligon's Iris Prima was in the box...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I have a number of discontinued, now according to Basenotes Directory some are discontinued. But I know they no longer are therefore re released.
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    Re: Packaging for "no box" bottles

    Yes, loads of bubble wrap. If you want to you can use plumber's tape(it stops drips etc), round the base of the spray where it joins the bottle to stop leaks.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Very humid here. L'Homme Sport by Roger & Gallet
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    L'Ete en Douce by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: Longevity and Projection

    Forgot to answer the pulse point. Its not behind your ear, but on the side of your neck so about half an inch down from behind the ear.
  48. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Good to know. They had a good bit in my local branch loads of Marc Jacobs and Miller Harris.
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    Re: EBAY frustrations

    I have bought decants over the years on eBay. I do not expect to get a full bottle of Creed, Chanel etc for £10.99 5mls. The photos always show full size bottle, but you go into the descriptions...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th September, 2016

    Hello all.

    A sample of Centrepiece by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th September, 2016

    hello all. Shazam! by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: Longevity and Projection

    I just spray it and if I can still smell 4 - 5 hours later its okay. Or someone says they like it.
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    Re: Looking for a Powdery-clean lady perfume

    Donna Karan Cashmere Mist.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd September, 2016

    hello all.

    Rose Velours by Van Cleef & Arpels
  55. Re: Daver's response to Jeremy's Response (for those keeping score)

    Who are these people really? Who cares, not me!
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    Re: Chanel No 19 reformulated

    you can't, they will just ignore you. Or just say they have to follow the guide lines on ingredients and health and safety. Millions would have to contact Chanel for anything to be done, won't...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd September, 2016

    Hello all

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Ambra by Acqua di Parma a sample
  58. Re: Fragrance whore or signature scent [My personal Journey]

    It was the thing where you had to have a signature, even today people ask about finding one. I did try really, but my soul screams tart unfaithful to the end. More of I get bored if I wear...
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    Re: New Chanel Exclusif: Boy Chanel (2016)

    I unfortunately do not get the heliotrope or lavender. My skin grabs the Rose Geranium but without the rose LOL Really its like the geraniums my granny used to grow in pots. Which I totally...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st September, 2016

    Hello all.

    Boy Chanel by Chanel decant
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Eau d'Hermès by Hermès
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Silk, Lace & Chocolate by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I will not be joining on Friday. Vetiver and I not a good mix at all.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Urura's Tokyo Cafe by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: All I Want For Christmas Is.........

    No idea to be honest. No one ever buys me fragrance as a gift, for good reason LOL I usually wait for the sales after christmas to buy for myself.
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    Re: Louis Vuitton parfume. September 2016

    An article in the Sunday Daily Mail about these today.

    Interview by Josephine Fairley with the perfumer.
    ...
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella - sprayer?

    No they don't. You have to buy the sprayer as extra when purchasing. A friend was in the Florence boutique lucky she decided to include the sprayer when buying for me. Discounters will not have...
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    Re: Diptyque compliments

    I have a number, the only one I ever received a compliment on was Oud Palao. It was people coming in through the door asking what the lovely smell was. LOL I don't care about compliments anyway. ...
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    Re: A misinformed perfume SA..or just stupid.

    I am going with stoopid!
  70. Thread: Candy Sweet

    by donna255
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    Poll: Re: Candy Sweet

    I voted Angel as it was the ground breaker back in the day. Opuim Black is a crime against Opium!

    My favourite at the moment is 4160Tuesday Silk,Lace & Chocolate, which is strawberry jam and...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th August, 2016

    Hello all

    Silk, Lace & Chocolate by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Craft by Andrea Maack
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Decided to go with Craft by Andrea Maack
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    When I read the sycnh my first thought was Andrea Maack Craft which has cold metal or L'Artisan Parfumeur Amour Nocturne which has gunpowder(actually smells like metallic soil to me), so we'll see.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016

    Hello all

    4160 Tuesdays Mother Nature's Nasty Daughter.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Iris by Santa Maria Novella
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    Re: Must & Must II

    I have Must original bought way back, I get oriental from it. I did sniff the current version and it was very thin, none of the depth of the one I own.

    Never liked Must II, totally different...
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    Re: Etat Libre d'Orange First Thoughts

    Can I say Rien, for some unknown reason about 8 hours in and I do mean around tea time onward. It turns pure skank on me! No idea why and I mean so long after I apply it?

    As for Secretions, I...
  79. Re: Fragrance Flashback....30 Years ago I was wearing????

    Shalimar
    Mitsouko
    Opuim
    Jolie Madam
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Bois d'Iris by Van Cleef & Arpels
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    Re: Rumour Mongering

    Penhaligons have updated their UK site. Some fragrances are no longer listed, I suspect though are the ones now gone to discount outlets. L'Artisan had much more stock for sale in TKMaxx(like for...
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays Site 40% Off Today Only

    I think they do, check their website.

    www.4160tuesday.com

    Oh the sale is on until midnight Sunday
  83. Re: would like some opinions on tesing NIB fragrances for sopilage before you store them long term..

    True story. I had the original MPG Secrete Datura and loved. some years back MPG had a distribution problem world wide and some stores just sold off their stock. I bought the new 100mls...
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    Re: What does vetiver smell like?

    Unfortunately on me its bog body. In other words a sort of boggy decaying smell bitter and gaseous! LOL Hence why it does not work on me.
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays Site 40% Off Today Only

    yes, they do these quite a lot it seems.

    I like Lady Rose Lion, Luca Turin also liked it.

    Tokyo Spring Cafe is light pretty

    Shazam and nice amber oriental.

    Love Mother Nature's Naughty...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2016

    4160 Tuesdays have 40% off their 9mls or 100mls today.

    MRSGLOSS is the code.

    So 9mls of Shazam!, I have a 5mls decant and really like. Also went for Silk Lace and Chocolate 9mls, this is a...
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    4160 Tuesdays Site 40% Off Today Only

    Yes so today only there is 40% off all 9ml and 100mls sizes.

    Code is: MRSGLOSS
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    Re: ebay item: "brand new and unboxed"

    I think the problem is with Ebay, you cannot put in the title anything but new. So I see quite a few times in the actual description, I sprayed this but it will not let me list otherwise.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th August, 2016

    hello all

    Shazam! by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Decided to go with.

    Bois Farine by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Bois Farine by L'Artisan Parfumeur

    4061Tuesdays is a lovely range.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I have loads from L'Artisan thanks to TKMaxx selling many so cheaply. I wore Annick Goutal last Friday but do have others. Will have a think which house to go for.
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    Re: ebay item: "brand new and unboxed"

    I have bought without problem. Some people just like to have the bottles sitting on the dressing table.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    A sample of rosa ribes by 4160 Tuesdays.
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    Re: Creed Vanisia, Any good?

    Its a rich vanilla oriental fragrance. I believe all fragrances are unisex anyway. Best try it and see what you think.
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    Re: Favorite night time/ sleeping fragrances

    I never wear fragrance going to bed to sleep
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Chanel pour monsieur
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    Re: Etat Libre d'Orange First Thoughts

    Burgins of York had a sale of ELDO earlier in the year and I went on a buying binge.

    Dangerous Complicity, I didn't even know it was suppose to have rum!!!! I get a lovely floral.

    Jasmin et...
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    Re: Guerlain Jicky - New packaging!

    There were rumours Chamade was totally going. But it has just moved to the Bee Bottle and seems the edp has gone.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th August, 2016

    Hello all.

    Tokyo Spring Blossom / Urura's Tokyo Cafe by 4160 Tuesdays
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