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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Black Tulip by Shay & Blue.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Tolu by Ormonde Jayne
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Crown Ess Bouquet by Crown Perfumery
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 5 Eau de Toilette by Chanel
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Ormonde Woman by Ormonde Jayne
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    A sample of Molton Brown Bizzare Brandy.
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    Re: L' Artisan - Mass discontinuation.

    I also received the email.

    Sorry, but my first thought was TKMaxx! That is were we in the UK bought a few years back when the changed to the smoked glass version bottles. The old bottles turned...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th October, 2019

    Hello all

    Shalimar Parfum Initial by Guerlain
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I thought SMN would be it for me but surprised to find the ones I own which are supposed to come from early 00 when created actually have a full pyramid.

    So that is me out this week.
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    Old Spice created in the 1930s

    Notes:

    Orange, Lemon, Spices, Clary sage, Anise, Aldehydes

    Heart Notes

    Cinnamon, Carnation, Geranium, Jasmine, Heliotrope, Pimento berry
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Cuir Fétiche by Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    I have always worn what is classed as male fragrances going by to being a teenager in the 70s. I have a simple life, I like it, I buy it, I wear it.

    When reading the male section on here...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Pirates' Grand Reserve by Atkinsons
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    Re: Identify Perfume

    Yes, Oscar de la Renta Oscar.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Replica Jazz Club by Martin Margiela a sample
  16. Re: Penhaligon's Chester - a game of two halves!

    I expect the prices to be shown!

    The female sounded like the old saying 'Well if you have ask the price then you cannot afford it!'
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    Re: back-ups , which and how many

    I am sure I have done it over the years but the one I remember doing Ambre Sultan back in 2004. People talking about reformulations and I went into panic mode. I have been known to do it if I see a...
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    Re: House of Caron

    The thing with Caron, especially in the UK, very very limited where you could actually buy their fragrances.

    Nowhere in Ireland at all.

    I used to just phone the Paris boutique and order that...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Arabie by Serge Lutens
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Dior Diorific Lovely.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    So, for me, it is Messe de Minuit by Etro which is the original eau de cologne version.

    Midnight Mass and edc feeling pleased as it covers both the cathedral and Cologne.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Messe de Minuit by Etro I have the older eau de cologne version
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    L'Aimant by Coty
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Gorgeous photos and very interesting ClockworkAlice.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mon Parfum Chéri, par Camille by Annick Goutal
  26. Re: Using an eye dropper for my splash bottles

    But do you sanitize the dropper after each use with boiling water or throw away and use a new one?

    If you just leave it sitting after each use then it will have dust and all sorts on it.

    Simply...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Kerbside Violet by Gorilla Perfume [Lush]
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    Re: Ambre Sultan and Chergui reformulated?

    My bottle of Chergui was bought in 2009, but it could have been from a year or two earlier? The place I bought did not have a big turn over on it. I remember when the panic hit in 2012 over...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Evening Rose by Aerin
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    Re: House of Caron

    Thank you.

    cacio and Pallas Moncreiff
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    French Lover / Bois d'Orage by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Do people still care about Bond No.9?

    Going back when they first released there was a big buzz, I sampled a few and thought nice but would not buy. I do see them turn up now in TKMaxx.

    Not sure if people remember this but it was all...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Le Parfum de Thérèse by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Dior rouge Ultra Matt Ultra Me

    - - - Updated - - -

    Dior Diorific Lovely.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have a surprising number of Malle's, the weather has changed from cold to warm today so

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    First Eau de Parfum by Van Cleef & Arpels
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    Re: House of Caron

    Older is always better for Caron, even early 00s compared to the last few years. For the edp look for the peppercorn bottle as it was called.

    Strange people saying Farnesiana is mimosa as for me...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Diorama by Christian Dior
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Really??

    I am sorry but something I forgot was a hospital appointment last Friday so I didn't wear perfume.

    I will be in for the Freddie this week.
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    Re: House of Caron

    I own this one an 8mls of the extract and the Pdt version
  42. Re: Ombre Rose L'Original EDT or EDP, which is better?

    I own the EDT never knew there was an EDP version?

    Anyway, the EDT is a real powerhouse on me and lasts for a good 8-10 hours.
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    Re: Similar to Cuir Beluga

    According to people on Fragrantica 69 of them say Vanille Reminiscence for women is similar.

    Never sniffed this one so no idea but do own Cuir Beluga.
  44. Re: question about demonsrator bottles on ebay - tom ford tuscan leather? could they be mixed?

    I was told by the manager of my local Tom Ford counter that all testers/demonstation bottles on the counter are actually regular stock. But they have to be signed out and used as testers and they...
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    Happy Mitsouko Day October.

    I did say I would wear the edp but thinking now will go for the parfum.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mitsouko Eau de Parfum by Guerlain for Mitsouko Day.

    Some of us decided since Mitsouko is 100 this year that the first day of each month we wear the Queen of Chypre
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Jour de Fête by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: The Venerable House of Rochas

    I adore Femme but only the pre-1989 version when they for some strange reason add cumin. I was lucky a few years ago on eBay to actually get early-mid 80s pdt version and it is the one I remember...
  49. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Yes, the pricing can be all over the place in stores and then a totally different price online. I have pointe this out and even sent an email once never got a reply and the price did not change. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Drôle de Rose by L'Artisan Parfumeur my version is from the 90s.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    I bought Café Rose by Tom Ford on Thursday evening. House of Fraser has a deal on at the moment so I got £40 off.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Café Rose by Tom Ford
  53. Re: black box L'Artisan is awful - why oh why did they ruin them?

    When they changed to the black bottles after being sold, sorry cannot remember at the moment who bought them?

    The older clear glass bottles turned up in TKMaxx very cheap and quite a few of use...
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    Yes, first we had one do a honey note and suddenly every designer house brought out their own version.

    This was followed by pink pepper.

    Now it is oud, everyone and their granny seems to have...
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    Re: Guerlain Art of Materials atomizer

    My Cuir came with the blub which I did not really like the mist is very very fine compared to the normal spray.

    Then they changed to just the normal spray again my two Bois d'Armenie have these. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Jolie Madame by Pierre Balmain edt from the 90s
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    Re: House of Caron

    Some years back I managed to grab a vintage bottle of Fleurs de Rocaille extract sealed with the gold wire looks 50mls which I worked out was from around 1960.

    I paid around £34! It was a man...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    By terry Pecan Nude

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    Kevyn Aucoin Bloodroses
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Rebelle by Atelier Cologne
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd September, 2019

    hello all.

    Violette Précieuse by Caron old style with the fab stewed celery note.
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    Re: House of Caron

    I have quite a number of Caron's not the newer recent reformulations mine from the late 90s.

    I believe the first one I tried was Narcisse Noir back in the late 90s, totally underwhelmed by the EDT...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st September, 2019

    hello all.

    Cadolle No. 9 by Cadolle edp.
  63. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    A friend who was a nurse in the kidney unit of the hospital always wore Angel. Never had one complaint.

    She is now retired but said others nurses always wore fragrance. The operating theatre...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Myrrhe Ardente by Annick Goutal
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I would say most of my collection is classed as autumn/winter.

    Decided on Myrrhe Ardente by Annick Goutal, warm soft myrrh and tonka.
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    Re: Tom Ford Metallique

    I tried it last week.

    I did get aldhydes even though the SA did not mention them. And said aldehyde to them? Now, I hate the smell of orange but after it settles after a few moments I got the...
  67. Re: Cat owners: Does your cat try to attack you over certain fragrances?

    You must be tasty. LOL
  68. Re: Cat owners: Does your cat try to attack you over certain fragrances?

    ClockworkAlice, never ever let a cat attack you even in play. You should have let the cat understand from being kitten hands and arms, ankles and feet are not playthings. Say, no, and remove...
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Ref: By Kilian, they are now starting to sell the fragrance without the fancy box and if you want to buy an extra.

    I sniffed Rolling In Love at the weekend and the SA told me, so many do not want...
  70. Thread: YSL Libre EDP

    by donna255
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    Re: YSL Libre EDP

    they are showing the tv ads for it with Dup Lupa(sp) as the face of the fragrance.
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Never, only interested in the juice.

    A friend was a bottle collector for some time and she was only interested in the bottle, to the point of making her mother wear fragrances she herself did not...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    hello all.

    Iris Prima by Penhaligon's
  73. Re: Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire Eau de Parfum

    I own the original but so many flankers which really smell just like the original. :)

    If she likes a rich cherry note then a good buy. It is a rich morish fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    De Profundis by Serge Lutens
  75. Re: Perfume Oils & Imitations - are they regulated? Should we be concerned about health and safety?

    I have never actually thought about this.

    But I have only ever bought from Perfume Parlour and about 5 dupes altogether.

    So far never had any sort of allergic reaction
  76. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    All I got from Aura was cooking vanilla, the sort used in baking. No thanks. LOL

    So yesterday I had a little sniff fest.

    By Kilian Rolling In Love, like the opening then it went a bit meh on...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    L'Aimant by Coty
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Music For a While by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Well, I have a sample of Ladyboy by B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful.

    It has a banana note.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    hello all.

    Ladyboy by B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful a sample
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th September, 2019

    Hello all

    rose & Cuir Frederic Malle a sample
  82. Re: Illegal to wear fresh/citrusy scents at nighttime? Will I be sent to scent prison?

    Oh, the horror of being dragged away and then publicly flogged for wearing the wrong fragrance in the wrong season.

    The shame your family will suffer.

    Join the resistance wear whatever you...
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    Caron Alpona is pure happiness for me.

    Sublime is sunshine in a bottle.

    Any fragrance with lavender and I do not mean the synthetic horrors, gives me a feeling of being high, giddy.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 5 Eau de Toilette by Chanel
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    Re: Longevity Hacks

    I never have a problem.

    But I:

    Exfoliate my body and use a good quality moisturizer so do not have dry skin.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Goodbye Piccadilly by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    Oh! Thank you Drzava. Never actually thought of doing that, good to know it works :)
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    Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    The thread when they first closed in the US a few mentioned Chanel being the problem?

    cytherian, yes I think you are right. I remember looking at something and it was £30+ had a look on here for...
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    Re: Is NOTINO for USA ever going to come back?

    The UK version compared to the US site pricing is really bad.

    Now I have bought from them with no problems, but you searched and looked at a fragrance went away for say 10 minutes decided to buy...
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    Re: Audacious by NARS

    I asked in my local SpaceNK who have a Nars counter and the brand one of their top sellers about the perfume.

    They had never heard of it. But in the daily mail online today it is mentioned as...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Bal d'Afrique by Byredo
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    Re: Diptyque bazaar and perfumed objects

    The British Beauty Blogger recently reviewed the stickers and the brooch.

    The stickers:

    https://britishbeautyblogger.com/fragrance/diptyque-perfumed-stickers/

    And the brooch
    ...
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    Re: Audacious by NARS

    Thank you, looking at the noses a No from me, I really dislike frangipani!

    Love the lipsticks though.
  95. Re: The dilemma of either buying a unique, daring scent or a crowd-pleaser is killing me. Can't deci

    Always and I mean always buy and wear what you want.

    I have never in my life even given a second thought to, "Oh! I will buy this as everyone loves it!" I am from the school of do not drink the...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Hello decided on Prana by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz.

    I also own Cafe Noir and Jitterbug used to own Route d'Iris.

    Dawn started out in the early 00s making dupe oils, her versions of Chanel Cuir de...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Hello all

    Prana by Dawn Spencer Hurwitz
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Nuit et Confidences by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Cosmetic surgery/procedures

    I think a major problem is, well they do not research the surgeon properly.

    Here in the UK all you read people on forums asking about getting it done aboard including major dental work. Then up...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th September, 2019

    Hello all.

    Isparta 26 by Parfumerie Generale
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