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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    I just tested it last night. It smelled lovely, with that same sparkling quality I get from 10 Corso Como.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    Fiveoaks, your perfume commitment and enthusiasm never fail to amaze me!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th December, 2019

    Foxbins, I hope Bertie is feeling better very soon! Poor kitty.

    I am wearing Isabey Tendre Nuit.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I tested it against edp and extrait de parfum. There is more greenness up top in Onda, but the drydown is quite similar on my skin. A bit less powdery.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    When I first smelled War & Peace, it smelled familiar. Today I finally tested it side by side with Vero Profumo Onda, and there are striking similarities, although War & Peace is more concentrated...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th December, 2019

    Vero Profumo Onda on this cold dreary day.
  7. Re: What is your worst used fragrance purchase experience?

    I’ve received fakes and once a sealed bottle that had gone off, I got reimbursed each time, but always a hassle. I have sold a few things on Ebay but always with great trepidation. I could stand to...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th December, 2019

    Montale Mukhallat on this dark rainy day.
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    Re: Sampled Zoologist Bee

    Isn’t Ribena made of black currant, not grape?
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Ordered a bottle of ELdO Nombril Immense, which is apparently now discontinued.
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    Re: Cuir Soyeux by Francesca Bianchi?

    Thanks for that review IsoE. I have tried every scent except Cuir Soyeux from this house and haven’t enjoyed a one, so I can definitively say this house is not for me. There is something in the base...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Freewheelingvagabond and ineespenes, you are smelling particularly fine!

    Congrats to your daughter RHM! And I am envious of your four sisters kewart, always wanted a sister or two.

    Syncing...
  13. Re: I'm bored - what's everyone asking for for xmas/holidays?

    I got myself a bottle of SL Borneo and a bottle of Dior Fahrenheit Parfum for husband. We don’t really exchange holiday gifts, it’s his birthday on the 26th, and it’s more a case of one for me, one...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th December, 2019

    Congrats to Jon and N.Cal! I’m wearing Xerjoff Lira today.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    I love it!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    A gloomy cloudy day, matches my hungover mood from a night of poor sleep, hoping a session of yoga will perk me up. Just wearing some DSH Be the Shaman body oil this morning.
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    Re: Amber fragrance on a budget

    I second this recommendation. Also, maybe L’Occitane has something?
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Thanks, these are old favorites from the past, glad they are still in production. A friend who bought them recently said they were still good, so I decided to repurchase. They should arrive today!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd December, 2019

    Arte Profumi Samharam for me. I’ve overdosed on gourmands and needed something dry and incensey.
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Fragonard Daima, Belle de Nuit and Lune de Miel at the Beautyhabit sale.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st December, 2019

    Happy anniversary RHM, what a lovely gift! Wishing you and Trilby Lark a prompt recovery.

    Sorry to hear about the drama ineespenes, hope things are back on track tomorrow.

    I started off in 4160...
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    Re: Looking for specific decanting supplies

    You can order individually or in lots of 12, at www.bestbottles.com.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Bite Beauty Black Truffle
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th November, 2019

    That sounds dire Shycat, and the holidays have only just begun! :-0. Speaking of pecan pie, I made a whole one for my husband who is eating it all himself. It’s his favourite dessert.

    Good luck...
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    Re: Latest Diptyque Release - Eau Capitale!

    Thanks for the report, sounds lovely!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th November, 2019

    Drenched in HG Dilettante, but will add a spritz of vanilla at bedtime, as I usually do, to join in on the sync.

    Such a shame about your trip Jon - ah, les maudits français! Enjoy your beer and...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th November, 2019

    Great pic Bavard, I loved visiting Ireland, such a beautiful place. Happy birthday to Kumquat! And George and Gracie are so beautiful, I love grey kitties too.

    Started off in 4160 Tuesdays...
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    Re: The NonBlonde :-(

    Very sad news. I loved her writing and personality that came through in her blog. May her memory be a blessing.
  29. Thread: Manhattan?

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    Re: Manhattan?

    Neiman Marcus is having a promotion this weekend, $50 off $250 purchase.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I’m baking, so decided to go foodie with SL Rahat Loukhoum.
  31. Re: Latest Repackaging Serge Lutens Still Good?

    They have basically all been reformulated several times over (the older ones for sure). You should smell the current version and see if you like it as it is now.
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    Re: A Tribute for deceased members.

    I am so saddened by the loss of Gaia. My heart breaks for Ori and her family, cats, friends, and all of us who appreciated her through her blog. May her memory be a blessing. I can’t help but think...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th November, 2019

    Hazel5, I am psyching myself up to join you in some pie baking as well. Pouring rain here. I am wearing the entire 8 scent sampler from Anima Vinci. They are pleasant but so far I don’t sense...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th November, 2019

    Happy birthday to Mike! I’m in MFK Grand Soir, enjoying the last bit of sun before the big storm rolls in.
  35. Perfumarie - beware, bad customer service

    Just read a story on Undina’s blog about how Perfumarie sold her a spoiled bottle of perfume and refused to take it back or refund her. Buyer beware.
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  36. Re: Bloomingdales $25 off every $150" Deal - Applies to fragrances

    Thank you for that BigCactus!
  37. Re: Bloomingdales $25 off every $150" Deal - Applies to fragrances

    I’m waiting for Neiman Marcus to match...
  38. Re: Myrrh centric or scents that accentuate myrrh

    Guerlain Songe d’un Bois d’Été can be had quite reasonably at Fragrancenet now.
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    Re: Audacious by NARS

    Looking forward to your report Mike!
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    Re: What lotion do you use?

    Plain organic sesame seed oil, Aveeno unscented lotion, or La Roche Posay Lipikar.
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    Re: Fumerie Parfumerie in Portland

    Interesting, I’ve had prompt replies every time I’ve contacted them.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 25th November, 2019

    Yay Cook.bot! So glad you got your Iskander. I’m in Indult Tihota for a day of errands.
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    Re: Vero Profumo: They continue on

    I haven’t heard anything, and at this point I’m quite doubtful they will be back.
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    Re: Does vintage and artisanal spoil you?

    This is my feeling as well. Lots of dross, but some very beautiful things still being made.
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    Poll: Re: Lying about fragrance when shipping

    I think the whole thing is BS and hypocritical. I can pack my checked suitcase on a flight full of perfumes, no problem. I can pack a ziploc bag filled with perfume in my carry-on. I receive packages...
  46. Re: Rien & Rien Intense Incense are the same scent (opinion)

    They smell the same to me.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 24th November, 2019

    Very nice bird, Jon! Congrats to easyfish on 19k posts!

    Today was Tauer Au Coeur du Désert.
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    Re: Tauer Les Années 25 BIS

    Today I’m giving it a full wearing. Got two compliments so far - the sillage seems very moderate to me, but clearly others can smell it, so it must be nose fatigue. Longevity is good. Still, I would...
  49. [USA] 4160 Tuesdays Clouds Illusions 100ml BNIB

    4160 Tuesdays Clouds Illusions 100ml BNIB. $100

    Will include 10 samples of 4160 Tuesdays scents, price includes shipping.

    (item will ship from San Diego to US)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 23rd November, 2019

    First wearing of Tauer Les Années 25 BIS. Opens with a cheerful citrus wave, then a lovely Guerlain-ish slightly powdery scent. It does smell like a Tauer though. I’m enjoying it.
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    Re: Tauer Les Années 25 BIS

    Wearing the original and the BIS side by side. The original smells different, has a greener opening whereas BIS has lots of the citrus brightness. For some reason it is making me think of Noontide...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd November, 2019

    Healing wishes to RHM, and conCATulations to PerfumedLady!

    I am in NG Bois d’Ascèse. Happy Friday!
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    Re: Tauer Les Années 25 BIS

    Thanks for all the review comments, picking up my bottle at the PO today and really looking forward to sniffing. Will report back with my thoughts.
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    Re: How has Malle Fared, Post-Lauder?

    I have smelled the current versions of Iris Poudre and Le Parfum de Thérèse and find them to be shadows of their former selves. I will never repurchase them.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 21st November, 2019

    Happy birthday IsoESuperman! So sorry about the loss of your vintage Shocking, Shycat. That must be a very big odour in your house. :-0

    I’m wearing NG Iris Cendré.
  56. Re: summarize your fragrance journey from birth to now

    I’ve worn some form of scent (Avon, Jean Naté) since I was a child. Mom wore L’Air du Temps and dad wore Old Spice. Mom & I wore gallons of Giorgio in the 80’s. When I got old enough to have a job,...
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    Re: Did Musc Ravageur change?

    To my nose, most of the Malles have been watered down and reformulated. I treasure my older bottles. Thankfully I had the presence of mind to buy some backups.
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    Re: Partner shared perfumes

    My husband and I both wear MKK, Heeley Cardinal, Amouage Dia woman, and Fumerie Turque. Other than that, we stick to our own collections.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th November, 2019

    Happy birthday to Kotori. I am wearing NG Cuir Velours on this wet, blustery day.
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    Re: Tocade has been ruined

    Thank you for the warning, I was just thinking about buying some!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Well, I’m sure some people think, why review a fragrance that’s unavailable? I have seen comments on ALD’s facebook posts, the ones particularly about W&P and Antiquity, criticizing him for torturing...
  62. Re: Douleur! By Bogue reaction vid— it’s priceless.

    Claire has posted her review:

    http://takeonethingoff.com/blog/2019/11/20/douleur-by-bogue/
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    Re: Setting out as a "Maturate person"

    FragranceX and Perfume.com are the same company, but the prices are inexplicably slightly lower on Perfume.com so that’s the one I order from.
  64. Thread: black friday

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    Re: black friday

    Yes, similar with Indigo Perfumery. Bloody useless.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Posts removed due to violation of code of conduct. No name-calling.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

    Congrats on 21k freewheeling! You smell great.

    I’m wearing Naomi Goodsir Or du Sérail today.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Ordered the Sylvaine Delacourte sample set for her fleur d’oranger collection.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Nice buys, I like both of those! I’ll be getting Fahrenheit perfume for my husband’s birthday at the end of the year.
  69. Re: looking for the best masculine chocolate fragrance

    Cartier L’Heure Défendue VII
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 18th November, 2019

    Wow, scary Clockwork! But not totally unsurprising, there was so much ammunition used in that war.

    Healing vibes to Perfumed Lady and better day vibes for ineespenes! And hello to dora!

    Still...
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    Re: 20% OFF Today Only Online at SAKS. com

    So when I called them, they said this was a personal code only for you hednic, no one else will be able to use it. I signed up for their emails to get my own codes in future.
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    Re: 20% OFF Today Only Online at SAKS. com

    Oddly, when I tried to use the code, it said I had already used it and it was only good for a single usage. I’m sure I’ve not used it before. Will have to call them.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Jon, you are a brave man. :-)

    I’m sampling again today, but it should be far less traumatic as they are all 4160 Tuesdays samples, which tend toward pretty rather than edgy.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I love both of those! :-)
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    Re: Cuir Soyeux by Francesca Bianchi?

    I would love to try it, but wasn’t it made specially for a European perfume shop?
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    Re: Azemour lost more than its luster

    I just received new bottles of Ambre Russe and Corsica Furiosa. The Ambre Russe definitely smells thinner and less rich. I’m afraid to try the Corsica Furiosa now.

    Cook.bot, get over to...
  77. Re: Douleur! By Bogue reaction vid— it’s priceless.

    I should have read this thread before ordering my sample. This is the worst thing I have ever smelled. It turned my stomach and sent me running for the shower. Scrubbed with three different soaps and...
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    Re: Bruno Fazzolari Discussion

    I got coffee rather than chocolate in Corpse Reviver. Will try again on another day.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    I hear you. I’m still dealing with puppyhood. My next dog will be at least 2 years old.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Thank you hednic! I wish I could smell the new Celines, hopefully someday I’ll run across them.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    ConCATulations on your kitten Cook.bot! Wishing you many happy years together.

    I was traumatized this morning by the horrid sample of Bogue Douleur I tried. Quite possibly the worst thing I’ve...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I synced with Penhaligon’s Elixir, which I enjoyed very much. :-). Today I will give Profumum Confetto a go (I have a sample). I noticed when reading the list of one star scents that many were...
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    Re: Tauer Les Années 25 BIS

    I have placed an order. Very much looking forward to it. I liked the first version, but it was a bit faint on me so I waffled and missed out. I’m hoping this one will be stronger.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Just ordered the new Tauer Les Années 25 BIS, apparently a variation on the original Les Années 25 LE released last year, of which I only got a mini because I waffled too long and it sold out. Won’t...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 15th November, 2019

    Warming myself up in Coco Noir this morning. Have a good weekend!
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    I would describe Sibet as a hairy iris. Reminds me of the cool Iris Silver Mist, with a background hum of animalics. Ore smells like chocolate liqueur on me. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 14th November, 2019

    Happy birthday hednic!! I am wearing JM Rose & Magnolia.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - November 2019

    Not a sample, but got a bottle of the newly re-released Slumberhouse Sibet yesterday. (Used to be called New Sibet)

    I would describe it as a hairy iris. Has a similar cold feel like Iris Silver...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Received my bottles of Sibet and Ore yesterday, along with a very nice sample pack. Very happy with my purchase!
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Bite Beauty Sour Cherry
  91. Re: Rentless - Gorilla Perfume at Lush...... opinions

    Rentless smelled nice for the first 15 minutes but the drydown was not good. I’d pass, especially as a blind buy.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Slumberhouse Sibet and Ore arrived yesterday. :-) Waiting for Coquillete Paris Mirabilis and Parfum d’Empire Ambre Russe & Corsica Furiosa to show up next.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    Nice photos and good work on Mon Guerlain & Cuir Impertinent. Have fun replenishing at The Bay tomorrow!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 13th November, 2019

    Penhaligon’s Elixir for me today.
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    Re: Bruno Fazzolari Discussion

    Thank you IsoESuperman and deadidol for sharing your thoughts, hope Luckyscent gets them soon to order samples.
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    Claire has just posted her review of Bee:

    http://takeonethingoff.com/blog/2019/11/12/zoologist-bee-review/
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 12th November, 2019

    Happy birthday Perfumed Lady! It always snows for my birthday in April, but usually not more than a few inches, and it’s the tail end of winter. Enjoy your snow day!

    I’m wearing Coromandel.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th November, 2019

    Happy veterans day and thanks to all who served! Lots of veterans in my family.

    I’m wearing Mancera Purple Flowers.
  99. Re: Top 10 Smalll American Artisan/Niche Houses

    Sonoma Scent Studio is a longtime US indie favorite, as well as Dawn Spencer Hurwitz.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 9th November, 2019

    Belated halloween I guess. I was feeling goth. :-)
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