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  1. Re: Mugler's Taste of Fragrance....So Underrated.

    Own almost all of the Pure ___ line. Love most of them. This one however was a complete pass for me - the worst of the line IMO. Just not my style. But at least it was a little more original than...
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    Re: A masculine and noticeable fragrance?

    Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Black Gemstone
    Puredistance - Black



    +1 Creed Bois du Portugal
    +1 PDN New York [Intense]
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    Re: I Give Up On Designers Again !

    I'm just trying to figure out what the "dirty little secret" is... I haven't been to a mall to try fragrances in a LONG time, but they still have testers, right? Samples can be obtained either...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    http://s19.postimg.org/c6yw6lw43/PG_GSI.jpg
  5. Re: New LM Parfums From Intimacy Collection! - Malefic Tatoo!!

    Sounds interesting. I would like to hear your impressions on this one hednic. Is there anything else that it smells similar to?
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    Re: What are the best soft/fresh fragrances?

    Chanel Eau de Cologne is one
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    Re: I Give Up On Designers Again !

    My experience with designers is quite different. There are some weak ones, but most last quite a long time. Sounds like olfactory fatigue strikes again.

    Put a few sprays on a card and leave it...
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    Poll: Re: FM Musc Ravageur vs By Kilian Amber Oud

    I think Amber Oud was my first niche purchase if I remember correctly.

    MR would not ever be in my collection.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense

    I own it, but don't really know how I feel about this one.


    Masterpiece.
    Very good.
    Ok.
    "Meh".
    Don´t like it.
    Just hype, nothing more.
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    Re: The Curve Crush Appreciation Thread

    I don't think I have ever smelled Curve - or any of it's flankers. Maybe I will have to give them a shot.
  11. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche: are you fed up with it yet?

    Own it and love it. Actually have a backup too - purchased from Chanel when there was speculation about it being discontinued. It sits close to the skin, but lasts all day to me.
  12. Re: A good fall earthy oud fragrance . My thoughts dior leather oud vs pure oud by kilian vs oud imm

    From your list, by Kilian Pure Oud - by a mile.


    Others:
    Roja Dove H Oud is one you may like - but your wallet will not.
    Al Jazeera - Classic Oud
    Syed Junaid Alam - Deher


    These are pretty...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28th August 2015

    Atelier Colognes
    Cedrat Enivrant
  14. Re: I hate the steadily approaching colder weather, but....I love the cool weather scents!

    I love each season - and the scents that I wear for each - but only for about a month. Then I look forward to the next weather change and scents that come with it. So, yes, I am looking forward to...
  15. Re: I bash Bond No 9 but Eau De New York is something special

    Agree. Smells nice, and like all BN9 scents, it has very good performance.

    Disclaimer: I am not a Bond Basher anyway though. I feel they have done several scents well.
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    Re: Stephanie Humbert's Black Gemstone

    :smiley: Well, I think it is... Some may not feel that way. It is certainly on the bolder side, but IMO, there is nothing off-putting, or skanky, or odd about it. Light applications should...
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    Re: Allure homme sport

    Agree - I like it from beginning to end.





    However, IMO, Edition Blanche > Sport
  18. Re: Hey guys I'm back after a long hiatus. What is/are the new hip fragrance(s)?

    I was going to suggest a few things, but really, this is the best response!
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    Re: Stephanie Humbert's Black Gemstone

    One of my favorite scents - and favorite bottles. Deep and dark. It goes on a little harsh, but quickly dries down into something mysterious. A classy and resinous olibanum. Actually quite office...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 27th August 2015

    Dolce & Gabbana
    The One for Him

    http://s19.postimg.org/uqoasbf83/Dolce_Gabbana_The_One.jpg
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    Re: What fragrance mesmerize you?

    Many. But Creed Jardin d'Amalfi for one sure has that effect.
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    Re: What to wear when online shopping?

    Mac or PC?
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    Re: For the shooting range?

    Indoor or outdoor?

    I never really wear fragrance specific for the range. Guy showing up to range smelling all pretty... hard to be taken seriously! Besides, as soon as I get home, I usually take...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th August 2015

    SotE:

    Jo Malone
    Velvet Rose & Oud

    http://s19.postimg.org/giym3o2j7/Jo_Malone_Velvet_Rose_And_Oud.jpg
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    Re: Creed Aventus vs Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    Both are among the "most complimented".

    Of the 900 or so fragrances I have worn in the last 4 years, my wife only knows the name of one. Aventus. She never heard of Creed. She has no idea what...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th August 2015

    Tom Ford
    Grey Vetiver EDP

    http://s19.postimg.org/qrr39hqkz/Tom_Ford_Grey_Vetiver_EDP.jpg
  27. Re: How long does your interest in a fragrance last

    I usually don't wear a fragrance but once every few months, so I don't ever really experience this.

    So, I guess the question is - how often are you wearing these scents that you are getting bored...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th August 2015

    AJ ARABIA
    BLACK I

    http://s19.postimg.org/5sk4lxr6b/AJArabia_1.jpg
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I kinda figured that's what you were getting at - based on how you worded it. I went in for a more blunt approach :smiley:
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I hope they wouldn't. Honestly, if you bought it, it's yours. People bitch all the time here about the prices of fragrances all the time, and then people try to pull stuff like this.

    No one...
  31. Re: Basenotes.net´s impact in the Perfume Industry...

    Zero impact on mass marketed scents. A small impact on niche and inde houses, since their audience is much smaller and more into this as a hobby (or obsession).
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24th August 2015

    SotE:

    House of Matriarch
    Bohemian Black
  33. Thread: More sprays =

    by dougczar
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    Poll: Re: More sprays =

    Same here





    Bingo!
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Congratulations! Something about this one just clicks with me - one of my favorites this year. I even love the heavy glass bottle.
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    Re: New Armani Privé: Cèdre Olympe

    No - nothing that it really smells like that I have. To me it is the idea early fall type of scent - fits the same purpose of a Creed Spice & Wood or Terre d'Hermes type of scent - a lighter, fresh,...
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    Re: New Miller Harris: La Fumée Alexandrie

    Good news - thanks for sharing! I am also a big fan of the La Fumee line. Will certainly give this one a try when I get a chance.
  37. Re: Brand New Stephane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin!!

    I have a sample, and have worn it a few times. I love it - and will be buying a bottle within the next few weeks.

    Each time I have worn it, I can't help but make the following association: A...
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    Re: New Armani Privé: Cèdre Olympe

    Love it. Yes, it was a long difficult journey, but I was able to get my hands on 2 bottles (!). Thanks to a great friend in the middle east. He was able to find a few remaining bottles in a store...
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    Re: Got my Amber absolute today

    http://www.luckyscent.com/product/63542/amber-absolute-by-tom-ford-private-blend
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24th August 2015

    Creed
    Green Valley

    http://s19.postimg.org/v58dj6ksz/Creed_Green_Valley.jpg
  41. Thread: Next purchase

    by dougczar
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    Re: Next purchase

    Virgin Island Water is the best of the 3 options IMO. It is the least versatile however, but if you are a Basenoter, there is no need for versatility.
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    Re: The Reason Behind The Sauvage Launch

    That's about it. Not sure why some people seem to get actually angry about a scent that hits the market that they don't like.

    If people HATE anything that smells like a mainstream scent, what are...
  43. Poll: Re: Sorry for another thread of Amber based fragrance selection.

    From your list of amber and ambergris fragrances, I voted for:


    Amber Absolute


    AA and Ormonde Jayne Black Gold (not on list) are miles above everything else. Only one on your list that...
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    Re: Got my Amber absolute today

    Glad to hear it's still the same. Great stuff!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23rd August 2015

    Pierre Balmain
    Monsieur Balmain

    http://s19.postimg.org/g1pz15exf/Pierre_Balmain_Monsieur_Balmain.jpg
  46. Re: What fragrance would you buy for around $160?

    Was my first thought also.



    Other possible choices I would make:

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Eau d'Italie - Paestum Rose
    Oriza L. Legrand - Reve d'Ossian
    Oriza L. Legrand - Vetiver Royal...
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    Re: suggestions on a real pineapple [ + + + ]

    Bond No. 9 Scent of Peace for Him
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    Re: Warm weather vanilla

    Slipped my mind earlier, but I strongly recommend you give Eau d'Italie Morn to Dusk a try. Very strong vanilla scent well suited for warmer weather.
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    Re: Your favorite Versace?

    Versace Man - Nice for fall winter
    Versace Man Eau Fraiche - Great for summer

    Not really a fan of the others.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 22nd August 2015

    http://s19.postimg.org/l91ve4gr7/MFK_Aqua_Vitae.jpg
  51. Poll: Re: Do You Have More Bottles of Cologne, or Does She Have More Bottles of Nail Polish???

    I have so many bottles, there is just no money left over for her.
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    Re: Warm weather vanilla

    Creed Sublime Vanille is very refreshing with citrus notes.

    Maybe Eight & Bob would work for you?
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st August 2015

    SotE:

    Mancera
    Kumkat Wood

    http://s19.postimg.org/6bted43ir/Mancera_Kumkat_Wood2.jpg
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    Re: How do you judge projection?

    Here is how the Queen does it:


    http://s19.postimg.org/8f3tks3bn/Queen_Elisabeth_Passed_Out_Guard.png
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    Re: D&G The One for Men EDP!!!

    Thanks for this review. I will certainly be buying this one in the near future!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st August 2015

    Jean Patou
    Voyager

    http://s19.postimg.org/p0bg0fufn/Jean_Patou_Voyager.jpg
  57. Re: Is it just me, or does Terre d'Hermes just OOZE sexuality?

    :smiley: Sorry - I didn't mean to state the obvious.


    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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    Re: Oud Wood vs Shagya

    Not similar at all to me.

    I like Shagya. I am not a fan of Oud Wood really (but slowing coming around), but my wife loves it on me.
  59. Re: Is it just me, or does Terre d'Hermes just OOZE sexuality?

    Good scent. I ooze sexuality all the time regardless of scent. In fact, I'm doing it right now...
  60. Re: Whats the maximum premium you'd pay for a capped bottle vs uncapped?

    I don't look into testers. I want the cap, box, everything whenever possible. I don't want loose bottles, and certainly not a bottle without a cap.
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    Re: Looking for a solid oud and vetiver combo

    First one that always comes to mind when I think of those 2 notes together is by Kilian - Cruel Intentions. Which is actually very similar to Shagya (but I prefer Cruel Intentions personally).
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    Re: Blind buyers unite!

    I used to blind buy about 50% of the time. I still do, but it's only about 10-20% of my purchases now. I have always enjoyed it, but I just focus a little more on things I have already sampled and...
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    Re: Application and Longevity

    Yes it is a popular place to spray for sure. Not coincidentally, threads about fragrance ___ only lasting __ hours are very popular here too. :smiley:



    I think it radiates out just fine under...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th August 2015

    Chanel
    Allure Homme Sport

    http://s19.postimg.org/pbv3qzykz/Chanel_Allure_Homme_Sport.jpg
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    Re: Application and Longevity

    Don't spray your neck or near your face. Spray your arms and chest. Don't keep sniffing it constantly or you will begin to suffer from olfactory fatigue.

    The scent will still be able to get...
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    Poll: Re: Creed Himalaya vs. Creed Erolfa

    Both are nice, but Himalaya is better IMO.
  67. Re: What's the ultimate compliment monster for daily use?

    Just a few that come to mind:

    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    Profumi di Pantelleria - Maestrale
    Hugo Boss - Boss Soul
    Oriza L. Legrand - Reve d'Ossian
    Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Amyris Homme...
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    Re: How do YOU test?

    I wear it once. If I love it, I buy a bottle. If I don't love it, I throw it in with the rest of my collection. If I get around to wearing it again, I buy it if I love it. If not, I throw it in...
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    Re: Just acquired Grey Vetiver...

    One of the best vetivers for sure. Amazing scent, versatility, longevity, etc. Will always be in my collection.
  70. Thread: Ambre sultan

    by dougczar
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    Re: Ambre sultan

    Feminine? Maybe a little.

    Too feminine? Not to me.
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    Re: favorite eucalyptus ?

    Creed Windosor
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport too strong?

    I usually spray under my shirt to minimize projection. Lasts all day no problem though. Strong for a summer scent.
  73. Re: Okay, who has just waaaayyyy too many flankers?

    Guerlain - Shalimar. Make it stop.
  74. Re: Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    I like Oud Ispahan. Nothing like the petting zoo known as Leather Oud, and much better than Black Oud, which I didn't like and my wife begged me to never wear again.

    Oud Ispahan is deep,...
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    Re: Top fall frags

    Not sure just yet, but it will probably be something like this very soon:

    Creed - Spice & Wood
    Armani Privé - Cedre Olympe
    Creed - Millesime 1849
    Bruckner - Aoud 1
    Dior - Vetiver
    By Kilian -...
  76. Thread: Best byredo

    by dougczar
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    Re: Best byredo

    Haven't tried them all, but Bal d'Afrique is the only one I liked at all, and didn't really love that one either.
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    Re: Tobacco vanille vs herod

    Love both, the vanilla seems a little better and more refined in Tobacco Vanille, but Herod seems to have slightly more tobacco, which is my only complaint about Tobacco Vanille. Overall, it's a...
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    Re: Definition of a Masterpiece

    How do you define a masterpiece ? Avoiding all the artistry discussion, I define a masterpiece quite simply: If I give it a 10/10. If I love it from the minute I put it on, and don't want to stop...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18th August 2015

    Montale
    Aoud Legacy

    http://s19.postimg.org/uv899d1oz/Montale_Aoud_Legacy.jpg
  80. Thread: sweet tobacco

    by dougczar
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    Re: sweet tobacco

    Also, and surprised no mention of, John Varvatos - Vintage.
  81. Thread: sweet tobacco

    by dougczar
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    Re: sweet tobacco

    This one
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    Re: paco rabanne black xs or 1 million?

    Same here. Both have good longevity. I like them about the same. Wife likes them both. Both are bone-jarringly sweet. SLIGHT edge to 1 Million.
  83. Re: mens floral fragrance with good longevity and projections? suggestions please.

    Chanel Egoiste, unless you mean REALLY floral.
  84. Thread: Apple brandy

    by dougczar
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    Re: Apple brandy

    Love the house. Not a fan of this one at all however. Very authentic boozy note, but just doesn't work for me.
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    Re: Dior New Scent - Why so little info?

    Yikes.
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    Re: I want to like Fahrenheit

    I own it. It's not bad. One of those that I don't really see the hype, but it's ok. Don't force it -- too many options out there.
  87. Re: Who else is tired of seeing the black dog when replying to a topic

    I may steal it and use it as my avatar.

    We all should!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17th August 2015

    Creed
    Pure White Cologne

    http://s19.postimg.org/r8u67zefn/Creed_Pure_White_Cologne.jpg
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    Re: Good, cheap houses to explore?

    +1 Lalique

    Kenneth Cole
    Chopard
  90. Thread: Profumum roma

    by dougczar
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    Re: Profumum roma

    Ambra Aurea
    Acqua Viva
    Olibanum

    Probably my 3 favorites from the house.
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    Re: Royal Mayfair: Ridiculous performance

    This.



    Where do you spray? Your neck? Try spraying your chest and the top side of your arms - and stop sniffing it every 10 seconds.

    Most of my Creeds last 8+ hours easily.
  92. Re: I you could hire any perfumer to make you a fragrance...?

    Olivier Creed - his list of scents are second to none.
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    One of my favorites! Congratulations
  94. Re: Has Anyone Had A Fragrance Go Bad On Them Overnight OR In A Very Short Period Of Time ?

    Seems awfully quick to go bad.
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    Re: What´s the...?

    - Most elegant scent? Creed Spice & Wood


    - More refined scent? Clive Christian X for Men


    - Most daring scent? A scent is only daring if it's bad, so see Worst Scent below.


    - Safest...
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    Re: VIW & layering

    Love Molecule 01. Love VIW. I have never mixed them, or anything else really. Maybe I will try it sometime though!
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    Re: Best "Masculine" Rose/Violet

    Personally, I think rose is a tough call when someone is looking for a "masculine" version. It is easy to just start listing favorites, and justify it by saying "I like it, so it's masculine enough...
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    Re: Winter is such a drag when it comes to frags

    When it's summer I miss the "winter ones". When it's winter, I miss the "summer ones".

    I have been wearing the summer ones for a while now, and can't wait to bust out some different things. I...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 16th August 2015

    Dior
    Homme Cologne 2013

    http://s19.postimg.org/9q2e1rk5v/Dior_Homme_Cologne2013.jpg
  100. Poll: Re: which is the best of the 3 considering all its qualities

    Polo. Even the latest version.
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