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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    My goal is to buy nothing, only add fragrances by receiving them as gifts from my husband. :-) I’m not overly optimistic but I’m going to try.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019

    PerfumedLady, thanks for the photos! Is that the only Guerlain boutique left in the US now that Las Vegas has closed? Wonder if they offer the same no tax/no shipping deal?

    I’m wearing Masque...
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    Re: Amouage Lyric Woman extrait - help!

    I have the extrait, it is a 50ml bottle, no magnetic cap, same red plastic as edp. I did not find it significantly different from the edp, despite the raving praise it had garnered from a few...
  4. Re: Best "value for money" scents, which niche collectors wouldn't turn their noses up at

    Lalique Encre Noir
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st October, 2019

    SOTE Hiram Green Dilettante
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st October, 2019

    I’m wearing 4160 Tuesdays Eau My Soul. Have a great week!
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    If it’s cheap or highly desireable and easy to resell, I don’t mind blind-buying.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I’ve tested all four now and find them all very enjoyable. Plumeria was the weakest, will need more sprays of that one, it’s quite subtle.
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    Re: Indie houses with the best bottles.

    I’m partial to Tauer and Masque bottles too.
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    Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    My husband understands and is generally supportive, although he thinks I now have enough and shouldn’t buy more. At the beginning he bought me lots of bottles, now he just gives me a couple a year...
  11. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    I’m testing War & Peace right now too. It is lovely and I’m getting a soft furry vetiver feel, kind of like Vero Profumo Onda. Despite the alarming description on Luckyscent/ALD, I find it very...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    With much trepidation, I sprayed my samples of W&P and Antiquity on today. I absolutely hated most of his previous scents except Atlantic Ambergris and Baikal.

    So I am very happy to report that I...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th October, 2019

    Happy BN anniversary Shycat! I am wearing Angélique Noire today.
  14. Re: What i can´t miss in Paris? Olfactory tour, buying bargains (if it exists)!

    I agree with le vagabond, the Fragonard museum is nice and their products very reasonably priced.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I don’t think so. The home page says they are closed until the end of November for holidays, so I think they marked everything sold out to prevent people from placing orders. I would check again in...
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    Re: Your 3 Favorite Niche Houses

    Tauer, Hiram Green, Papillon and 4160 Tuesdays
  17. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    My favourites on my husband are SL Fumerie Turque, SL Musc Koublai Khan and Joop.
  18. Re: A Niche snob looking for winter fragrances for everyday use

    The Tauerville Vanilla and Amber scents are both nice, as well as LADDM and ACDD. If you buy directly from Tauer’s website ACDD is only 150 Swiss francs, which are just about par with USD.
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    Re: Question to fans of Midnight Poison

    Thanks for the tip! I’ve been wanting to buy some MP on ebay but don’t want to get a fake. If anyone knows a reputable seller, please share. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th October, 2019

    Happy birthday to Kiliwia! I am planning to wear Memo Tiger’s Nest (it’s still Thursday night in California).
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    Re: L' Artisan - Mass discontinuation.

    Sad state of affairs. Wish I could get more vintage Voleur de Roses, all of the classics have been watered down/reformulated already.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th October, 2019

    Just completed the winter migration from Montréal to San Diego and am slowly recovering from exhaustion and jet lag. My SOTD posting is erratic at best.

    My condolences to you, Trilby, I always...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Happy birthday Diamondflame! Been so busy packing and preparing for our move south for the winter Tuesday I haven’t been around much. Wearing Rose Barbare today.
  24. Re: Conquering Fragrancenet: A Guide to Navigating The Biggest Discounter You Love to Hate

    The new code is GRPW37.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Just got tracking number for shipment to my US address (I ordered during the first hour on launch day).
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I’m planning to order Ma Nishtana, plus a couple of other samples.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    Congratulations teardrop! And belated birthday wishes to Starblind. Thank you for sharing your photos freewheelingvagabond, very nice!

    Today I wore SL Rose de Nuit. Tonight I will switch to Dior...
  28. 15% off at Scentrique.com this weekend 10/12-10/14/19

    15% off this weekend Oct. 12-14, 2019 at www.scentrique.com. Located in BC, Canada, free shipping to Canada and USA.
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    Re: Ambre Sultan and Chergui reformulated?

    I recently bought a bottle of Baptême du Feu, and it smelled like bug spray. Should have followed my own advice and tested it again before repurchasing. As for Un Bois Vanille, that one still smells...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th October, 2019

    Welcome back freewheelingvagabond, hope it was enjoyable! Thanks for the photos teardrop, so lovely. :-)

    I’m with tdem in Guerlain, Encens Mythique d’Orient.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    And only 25 sample sets left. Amazing how fast that all went.
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    Re: Do people still care about Bond No.9?

    I did enjoy Chinatown and Silver Factory when they were first launched, but have completely lost the little interest I had in them years ago. Overpriced and unappealing.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    Angélique Noire
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    Re: What's happening with Parfum D'Empire???

    Thanks for the link. That was 13 years ago, when Andy was first starting out. I think a lot of indie perfumers underestimate their costs, especially the costs of nicer packaging and selling through...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    Happy birthday Knit! I wore Fève Délicieuse today.
  36. Re: What are the sexiest fragrances from Maison Francis Kurkdjian?

    Absolue pour le Soir is available only through the MFK website in France now. But that’s my top sexy pick.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    The ALD description of War & Peace sounded appealing, but the one on Luckyscent sounds downright scary.
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    LOL. It’s like the definition of engagement rings - anything larger than yours is «*gaudy*». :-)
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    Re: What's happening with Parfum D'Empire???

    I don’t understand the reference to Andy Tauer - has he had a recent price increase?
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Luckyscent was also supposed to have them up at 7am est but nothing there yet.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thank you for the sample link! Ordered.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Anyone have a link to the sample set? I can’t find it.
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    Re: What's happening with Parfum D'Empire???

    Also, one of the local Montréal niche sellers said she wouldn’t stock PdE because their packaging wasn’t fancy enough. Her words were, «*They look like room sprays.*». But the shop is located in a...
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    Re: What's happening with Parfum D'Empire???

    I was told by Fumerie in Portland that they are repackaging to 50 mls only and increasing price per ml, presumably to keep up the exclusive niche appearance. I’m very glad I have all the bottles I...
  45. Re: Bogue (Luckyscent NYC Exclusive) “I Love YY”

    Only 60 bottles? Hope there is still something left by the time it’s available online. Can’t even order a sample. :-(
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    I have no idea, but I’m sure it’s north of 500, not including two storage bins of backups. I love excess.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th October, 2019

    Welcome home teardrop, it always feels so good to be clean and comfortable again after a long trip. :-) And welcome back to Whitefluffy (love your name). I wore Musc Ravageur today, have transitioned...
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    Re: 2 ml samples how many sprays?

    1-2 wearings. For me a wearing is at least six sprays.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

    Another frigid day here in the Great White North. Wearing LADDM to stay warm.
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    Re: Ebay now charging sales tax

    Yes, tax is charged according to buyer’s location.
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    Re: Ebay now charging sales tax

    I’m assuming it will only be on new items? That’s what I bought. Ebay said they will be collecting and remitting the tax on behalf of the seller.
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    LOL. Actually it’s a ton of cocoa and patchouli, which reminds me a bit of Coromandel. I found a reasonably priced bottle on ebay from a top rated seller. They have stock in Ogilvy’s but it would...
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    Ebay now charging sales tax

    Just found out the hard way (of course there was no prior notice) that as of Oct. 1st Ebay is collecting sales tax. Not sure if it’s all 50 US states but definitely CA is included.
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    She licks it off my skin when I wear it. :-)

    Yesterday I ordered Cartier L’Heure Défendue.
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    Re: Similar to Cuir Beluga

    Hmm, I’ve smelled the current Vanille Reminiscence and it didn’t smell like Cuir Beluga to me, just a weak vanilla scent.
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Cartier L’Heure Défendue VII
  57. Re: I wanted to buy some Pryn and Prissana perfumes but...

    Thanks for that comparison! When I get back to the US in two weeks I think I’ll order a travel spray.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    Shana tova jujy! I’m working my way through the high holy days in deep thought as well. Wearing Cire Trudon Revolution, as that’s where my thoughts are leading me this week. ;-)
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    Re: Possible Lancome Oud Bouquet Fake

    It looks real to me - that is the older style bottle.
  60. Re: question about demonsrator bottles on ebay - tom ford tuscan leather? could they be mixed?

    Kilian testers are often fake as well.
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    Re: Lucky scent / scent bar is coming to nyc !

    Pretty damning review... not off to a good start.
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    Re: HELP: Bois d'Armenie or Tonka Imperiale?

    Bois d’Arménie is available here in Canada. However it has been so thinned out due to reformulation I would not buy it. Tonka Impériale still smells okay but longevity is poor on me.
  63. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    This was a scrubber on me unfortunately. It did have a vague lavender note but mostly it was a synthetic chemical mess. Worse than Lancome Idole, which was not good but less unpleasant. Mon Guerlain...
  64. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    I remember trying Les Heures de Cartier when they first came out and not really loving them. But I smelled VII L’Heure Défendue today and really enjoyed it. Lots of chocolate and patchouli that...
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Lush Cardamom Coffee, edt and solid perfume. My dog loves it. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    Shycat, that is shocking they would discharge him in that condition! I hope he feels better tomorrow.

    I spent the afternoon sniffing with Trilby Lark, Bavard and Fiveoaks Bouquet. A good time was...
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    Re: The Venerable House of Rochas

    I’m a fan of Byzance in particular, but also of Tocade, Alchimie and Absolu. And I dearly do love Maurice Roucel.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th September, 2019

    Good news on Mr. Quarry! Mr. Cazaubon will be having the same surgery at the end of this year.

    I’m wearing Gourmand Coquin. Happy Friday!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th September, 2019

    Sampling L’Air des Alpes Suisses today.
  70. Re: What fragrance do YOU love but your significant other HATES?!

    I made my husband give away his Calvin Klein Obsession. That’s the only one I really hated on him.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

    I think I’m going to join Roberto in Encens Mythique, it sounds good. Only 6:17am here, still having tea.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd September, 2019

    Quarry, Sunmaid cinnamon raisin bread is a staple in our house! Sometimes just with butter, sometimes sprinkled with cinnamon sugar as well for an extra sweet boost.

    Wearing Mon Précieux Nectar on...
  73. Re: Pick One Fragrance Brought Back To Original Formulation?

    Guerlain’s Bois d’Armenie. What they are selling now is a travesty.
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    Re: Fragrance for upcoming Autumn/Winter

    Most of my collection is fall/winter scents, but I’m definitely putting Musc Ravageur at the top of the list.
  75. Re: Most frivolous or unjustified purchase you ever made?

    Walked into Holt Renfrew and paid full price for TF Jasmin Rouge because I wanted it right then.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st September, 2019

    Actually Cook.bot, I just read on the news that leaf changes are caused by the number of hours of daylight, not air temperature, so it shouldn’t be affected. Here in Montréal we are losing 3:18...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Would love to get some more Sibet, but it hasn’t been mentioned. Sigh.
  78. Guerlain exclusives in USA - best place to buy now?

    I used to order my Guerlain exclusives at the Las Vegas boutique, no tax and no shipping. But they closed. Where is the best place to order from now (hopefully without tax and shipping)?
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    Re: reattaching guerlain sticker

    Maybe chat up someone in the cataloguing department of your local library (that’s normally the dept that also does book mending) and ask what type of glue would be appropriate archival quality to not...
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    I got to try a full spray from a tester today. It was quite nice actually, fresh and outdoorsy, very natural smelling. At one point it veered close to the edge of being too masculine for me, then...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th September, 2019

    Happy Friday! Wearing my custom scent from Il Profumo, a patchouli, incense, cocoa, vanilla thing. Very suitable for the fall equinox.
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    Re: Brand new fragrances being reformulated?

    Serge Lutens himself said all fragrances get reformulated every 2-3 years. I’m inclined to believe this is true, so now if I find something I truly love, I immediately buy a second bottle.
  83. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    I would file an official complaint about the candle-warmer scents you are subjected to. Fair is fair. I had a colleague that used one of those things and I had to ask her to stop as it was so...
  84. Re: I wanted to buy some Pryn and Prissana perfumes but...

    I’m interested in Ma Nishtana, anyone tried it who would post their impression of it?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th September, 2019

    Arte Profumi Sucre Noir
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th September, 2019

    Hope you feel better soon Ine! I’m wearing Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    Happy birthday mumsy! I’m wearing BF Feu Secret.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Not that I need 100 mls, but I’m wondering about the price... maybe $600?

    Edit: Twisted Lily is now sold out of Kiste. :-(
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th September, 2019

    Happy birthday kewart! Hope you’re enjoying a birthday treat in France, I’m envious!

    Quarry, that is quite a project. Kudos on all your hard work, you’re very brave to tackle all that. I know I...
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    Re: Laudamiel's The Zoo

    The only one I’ve smelled is Everlasting, which I liked a lot. Nice ambery immortelle scent. From the descriptions of the others, I don’t think I would like any of them, so not interested in the...
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    Re: Your bottom shelf (or shelves) NOW

    I tend to do the same as well, although I think I shouldn’t. The only bottle currently on my discard list is Honoré des Près Love Coco.
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    Re: Francesca Bianchi: LATEST DUO

    The first one especially sounds good to me.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Got a nice deal on SL Baptême du Feu and DS & Durga Radio Bombay this weekend.
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    Re: Fall/Winter Vanilla fragrance

    Another vote for the Mona di Orio and Serge Lutens vanillas. Not overly sweet and to my nose unisex.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

    Beautiful sunny day! Hope you are having a wonderful birthday freewheeling vagabond and Zealot Crusader!

    I’m wearing Dior La Colle Noire.
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    He said the official launch date was Sept. 15, so I’m sure it will be on his site after then.
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    Re: Patchouli Antique by Les Nereides

    Thanks for the warning.
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    Re: Bengale Rouge (Papillon)

    Won’t be able to try this until mid October, but I expect to love it, as I love everything from this house except Angelique. Such high quality frgarances from someone self-taught, really impressive....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th September, 2019

    A cool, grey morning. Doing some sampling right now, after shower it will be Santal Carmin.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    Wearing Or du Sérail, which has a great pineapple note on me. Happy Friday the 13th! (I’m not superstitious. In fact my mother thinks 13 is her lucky number.)
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