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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Doe in the Snow by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Héliotrope Blanc by L.T. Piver
  3. Thread: Sensual niche

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    Re: Sensual niche

    Caron Narcisse Noir extract

    I find Mitsouko very sensual again in extract.

    Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan(I remember reading in a book it was suppose to smell like the female sexual juices)
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    Re: Today I bought May 2017

    LTPiver Heliotrope Blanc edt. Managed to get a brilliant deal on this one. All I ever see is the lotion version. To me this is very similar to the Crown Perfumery Heliotrope rather than the...
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    The sun is out here at last, so on toes OPI New England Nutmeg
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    By Terry So Flamingo
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Mitsouko
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    Re: Male Face Cleansers

    Oh and if you over cleanse you can make your skin more oily, as it tries to compensate for stripping the skin.
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    Re: Shipping from U.K.?

    Les senteurs could not get a courtier to ship outside the UK, if they did far too expensive.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Ealing Green by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: This is a journey into Skank

    Monsieur skank really!!!!! I have worn this one for years and love it. Warm rich but no skank on my skin.
  12. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    I have a friend(UK), who loves Mulberry handbags, usually buys in sales she gets emails from them to pre order. Also has some Louis Vittion bags as well. She actually calls them her pension fund...
  13. Re: Looking for nontoxic perfume recommendations!

    Yes they can. that is why so many need to be diluted down with a carrier oil. People do think natural is the holy grail and will not do any harm.

    Far as I know the only two you can use neat...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017

    Hello all, hope everyone is safe.

    Petite Chérie by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Vintage Perfume Hunting

    Yes, I remember the thread on here about it. Oh must be 3 years perhaps ago.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Sorry Teardrop, but I will not be joining in this coming Friday.

    White flowers and I do not play well together. In fact we declared war on each other years back.
  17. Re: Kilian - Cruelty Free (including no distribution in China)

    Sorry just remembered Liz Earle and Molton Brown perfumes have the bunny logo.

    The statement EL give is what many other companies give to cover themselves. We only do it if we have to. So new...
  18. Re: Kilian - Cruelty Free (including no distribution in China)

    Read any of the beauty forums Estee Lauder do test for all their products sold in the US.

    At some point in time all ingredients used in cosmetics and perfume have been tested on animals. No...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd May, 2017

    Hello all

    Hiris by Hermès
  20. Re: Kilian - Cruelty Free (including no distribution in China)

    Estee Lauder do all there testing in the US, beauty forums full of people who will not buy from EL because of cosmetic testing.
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    Re: Hilarious Creed Marketing

    But But But!!! Cart Grant wore Green Irish Tweed! Oh but, then on Basenotes a member put up a youtube video of Oliver taking about it and it was created a year after Cary died. Hell if the...
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    Re: Shelf Life Of Unopened Fragrances

    I have a 1960 bottle of Caron Fleurs de Rocaille bought a few years back. Never opened and gold wire still intact. The top notes a little faded but other wise still perfect even today.

    Some are...
  23. Re: What is the Difference Between EdT and Cologne Concentrate?

    Agree with Hednic.

    EDT is usually 8 to 10% perfume oil

    Cologne is usually 3 to 5 %

    So Cologne Concentrate will be between these two.

    Though some houses do call their fragrances cologne...
  24. Re: Question regarding fragrance in the workplace

    My workplace I wear jeans so casual wear all year round. I just wear what I fancy that day whether its niche or cheap and cheerful. Far as I can tell so do everyone else there too.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    L'Art et la Matière : Cuir Beluga by Guerlain
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Tom Ford Velvet Orchid
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    Re: Le Baiser Du Dragon...

    If it is discontinued, sorry but not a fan so never paid attention.

    It will be:

    Stopped selling well, customers moved on to something else. Not popular any more.

    Ingredients in it...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I decided on Naïviris by Huitième Art, I think iris I think blue. Now I haven't worn this one for quite a while, but when I sprayed it was more red desert thing going on. So Red.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Naïviris by Huitième Art
  30. Re: Musc Ravageur - No Musk in MR Says Perfumer Maurice Roucel

    I remember back in the day when Musc Ravageur was first released. So many on the perfume forums going nuts over it, best musk fragrance ever etc! I finally got a sample and it was 'Okay, so what...
  31. Re: As a man, I just can't bring myself to wear a unisex scent....

    Let us not forget Annick Goutal. A number of her range came in two different bottles the square one and then the tall ribbed glass one. Exact same fragrance in both but the square one was for men...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    So tomorrow is a colour. The first one I can think of is L'Heure Bleu! Then I have some which are in the green family and those with hyacinth which could also be blue
  33. Re: As a man, I just can't bring myself to wear a unisex scent....

    All together now. The Four Seasons, ' Walk like a man, talk like a man, a walk like a man my son.' :)

    I wear quite a few what are classed as masculine fragrances. I don't care, I love it, I...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    L'Ete en Douce by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: Major FOMO When It Comes to Fragrances

    I have a friend(not a close friend), who has just started working as a counter manager for Creed. I asked if anyone had asked about batch codes yet? No, what do you mean she asked. I explained...
  36. Re: Clive Christian really is churning 'em out! 9 fragrances in 9 months?!

    Ah so Clive has gone back to selling kitchens again. LOL
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Notre Flore Cedre / Cedar by L'Occitane
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    Re: Goodbye Beautiful Bottles

    Yes, unfortunately as is Idyll(sp) too. Only the parfum versions will stay in their bottles.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    L'Art et la Matière : Tonka Impériale by Guerlain a sample
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    Re: Mona di Orio Customer Service problems

    Okay I will say this as I read a consumer rights forum(UK one yes, but things are not that different worldwide). Your bottle is 3 years old, sorry but that means legally and under consumer rights...
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    Re: Guerlain Bois d'Armenie Discontinued??

    okay I received a very quick reply from Guerlain headquarters in the UK. No, Bois d'Armenie is NOT discontinued. In fact its the top seller from the L'Art range of 9 fragrances.

    Does happy...
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    Re: Guerlain Bois d'Armenie Discontinued??

    What I do know for sure:

    They are replacing the bulb spray with a normal spray type. My House of Fraser have one of each from this range(the Bois sold on the first day),which the bulb and are...
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    Re: Guerlain Bois d'Armenie Discontinued??

    Thank you. I have been arguing with the person saying I cannot see it being discontinued.
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    Guerlain Bois d'Armenie Discontinued??

    On another forum a member said they went into Harrods the other day and asked about Guerlain Bois d'Armenie. The rep told them it was now discontinued!!!!

    I have googled round and Monsieur...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Vanille & Narcisse by L'Occitane
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    Re: NEW: Missguided - Babe Power For Women!

    Sorry but I find the name really offensive! The notes sound awful as well fruit salad anyone.
  47. Thread: Annick Goutal

    by donna255
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    Re: Annick Goutal

    Probably the soliflorals (sp)
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    Re: Today I bought May 2017

    Today finally bought L'Art et la Matière : Cuir Beluga by Guerlain.

    Still want the Bois de Armenie. but they are out of stock.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th May, 2017

    Hello all

    Dries Van Noten par Frederic Malle by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Le Mimosa by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Giveaways and taxes

    I will say it depends on the amount they put on the outer package for customs. They can mark it as a gift, but even then some countries will charge tax.
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    Re: NEW:Prada - Infusion de Rose For Women!

    Had a quick chat with a friend who worked for Prada until recently(she is now the Creed counter manager), about this. Yes it is the original Infusion d'Rose that was a limited release a few years...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Not sure I will be joining in this week, don't think I have anything that fits?

    Nicole Kidman, who remembers the major boo boo she did on live TV? The Chanel ad was everywhere and when asked...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th May, 2017

    Hello al.

    L'Art et la Matière : Tonka Impériale by Guerlain a sample
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    Re: James Heeley - everything so weak?

    Iris de Nuit lasts for hours on me with great sillage. But that is the only one I have ever own, never tried the others.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th May, 2017

    hello all.

    A sample of Infusion d'Amande by Prada
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 7th May, 2017

    Hello all

    Red Roses by Jo Malone London a sample
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    Louve by Serge Lutens
  59. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Agree MrsDalloway, the L'Artisans and even the Penhaligons spoilt us big time. The parent company just wanted rid of the old bottle style before the new hit, so we as the saying goes like pig...
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    Re: Perfume for introvert ?

    Strange but true, I was once told by the great James Craven of Les Senteurs. Introverts tend to wear orientals no idea if its true? But they consider it like a shield against the world.
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    Re: Shipping an opened Creed flacon

    Or you could use plummer's tape. I know people who do this. Its the plastic like tape plummers wrap round joins of water pipes. DIY stores sell it. You wrap round the spray join onto the glass...
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    4160 Tuesdays Goodbye Piccadilly by Sarah McCartney.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th May, 2017

    Hello all.

    4160 Tuesdays Goodbye Piccadilly
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    Re: NEW:Prada - Infusion de Rose For Women!

    Yes, I thought they had a rose released back in the day. I will say a re release.
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    Re: Fragrance for a Male Exotic Dancer

    Just use Johnston's Baby Oil
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I have quite a few 4160 Tuesdays and they are created by Sarah McCartney so I am spoiled for choice.
  67. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Tom Ford Private Blends now appearing.

    Plum Japon thingy and Cafe Rose so far 50mls £129
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017

    Hello all.

    The Bloomsbury Set : Blue Hyacinth by Jo Malone London
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    Re: What age is to old for CK One?

    Yes, she was involved in one of the perfumes and they are now available in the UK.
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    Re: What age is to old for CK One?

    Okay, don't like it nor that family of fragrances so never wore it.

    But it seems to be the house and the ad campaign that push the age group they are aiming at.

    That does not necessary mean...
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    Re: What do Sales Assistants make?

    In the UK, you get the basic minimum wage then commission makes up the rest. Actually its the same for all cosmetic staff in department stores. Oh and something I found interesting, if they have...
  72. Re: Will the 70s, 80s style of perfume application make a comeback?

    Ha Ha!!! Come to where I live dear old north and south Ireland. We spray with abandon and to hell with weak watery fragrance. Public transport, I and many others wafting our perfumes with pride.
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I just went with Tart's Knicker Drawer from 4160Tuesdays. Sweet and powdery like old fashioned cosmetics used to be.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th April, 2017

    Hello all

    Tart's Knicker Drawer by 4160Tuesdays
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    Re: Facebook Perfume groups?

    The only two I belong to are a US based one and UK private group(you have to be invited to join it by admin), know non for EU only.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2017

    So my House of Fraser is having a 10% discount day. I got an invite to come along to the Frederic Malle counter for one to one with the SA. I own a few Malle's anyway so he stuck with one's I did...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 26th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Frederic Malle Iris Poudre decant
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    En Passant by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle sample.

    I am going to a Frederic Malle counter thing on Thursday, so testing this one again.
  79. Thread: 4160 Tuesdays

    by donna255
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    I blind bought Tart when the post Xmas sale was on, first spray on the back of my arm and I was oh no I made a major error here. It was too sweet and sort of jarring. Put it away and then decided...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 24th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Portrait of a Lady by Editions de Parfums Frederic Mall a sample
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    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Article

    I spotted this last week on Fragrantica(actually thought someone else would post it?), about the current owner since 2013 and bringing the brand back to what it was.



    ...
  82. Re: What is the Next Fragrance You Want to Purchase?

    Guerlain Bois d'Armene had a sniff from the tester and fell in love.

    F.Malle Portait of a Lady.
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    Re: Interesting read - Strange Smells we love

    Since childhood I have a love for the smell of creosote, yes the stuff they coat garden fences in. If in Homebase etc I have a quick wander down the garden shed section and have a good sniff. LOL
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 23rd April, 2017

    Hello all.

    En Passant by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, I was given a sample to try yesterday.

    I get no cucumber thankfully, just lilac and a wheat like vibe.
  85. Re: Question about (mis) matching scent, (life)style & occasion

    I am a mood wearer also, just go with what attracts me that day.

    I always find the threats asking, What to wear at my wedding other events strange. But that is just me, I go with what ever speaks...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 22nd April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Superstitious by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
  87. Re: does anyone here wear night caps or sleeping caps?

    Very old fashioned thing. My granny wore a hair net, it was very big in the early 20th century but to the 70s with older women. Women did wear hair rollers too though, never the hair net on its...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 21st April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Farnesiana by Caron edp
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I hope today we all are hiding in the shadows at the shame of wearing such horrors. PMSL!!!!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Okay, got my copy of The Guide out and checked out the One Star list and found a few I own. The one I am picking and was most upset about was Caron Farnesiana, I own both the extract and a large...
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    Re: Aftelier Perfumes Sample Pass

    I made a boo boo and posted in the wrong thread yesterday. LOL

    So here we go:

    I am wearing Secret Garden today. Oh, its just gorgeous. Has a rich old style feel of classic perhaps from the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    A sample of Dries Van Noten par Frederic Malle by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I own a number which Luca and Tania dissed in The Guide. I know I felt upset on their behalf as well, how dare he like Tommy Girl(boring) and say that about XXXXX which I own!
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    Re: Atelier samples reviewed

    OOPs, I posted in the wrong thread. LOL
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Secret Garden by Aftelier
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    Re: Jayne Mansfield

    Love the reflection of the photographer standing on a stool. Baggy trousers and grey socks.

    They actually look like bath oils and face creams. I will say brought in for the photo shoot.
  97. Re: Body Spray/Mist: What separates it from perfume?

    Many wear body sprays instead of deodorants, those some house did they own versions of fragrance deodorants . I remember once getting a bottle of Opium as a gift, then finding out it was a body...
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    Re: Sisley products

    So how are you getting on with Sisley Kitty2Shoes?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Bottega Veneta by Bottega Veneta
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th April, 2017

    Hello all.

    Framboise Noire by Shay & Blue
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