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    Re: Help with Oud fragrances please

    Euro parfums have a great Montale Aouds sample pack, it's a good way to try their offerings & you get a discount voucher too. :)
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    Re: New Harlem equals celery?

    I tried it a few weeks ago & got celery too!
  3. Thread: Fake Montale?

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    Re: Fake Montale?

    It looks fine to me too.
  4. Re: Staying On Top of Reformulations (Guerlain SDV)

    Wouldn't the liquid turn darker anyway due to the vanilla in it?
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    Re: L'Oreal - Ruthless Dirty Tricks

    Thanks for the heads-up David. I'd love to see this documentary. Adding to others comments in this thread - whilst there's no doubt that they wouldn't be very happy with online retailers & would do...
  6. Re: Anyone else worried about bothering people with Tobacco Vanille?

    :-) :-) :-)
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    Re: The Best Patchouly ever...

    +1 Patchouli Patch by L'Artisan - this one is a perfect patchouli fix!
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    Re: Oud in the summer.

    Totally agree. Aoud Lime is great to wear in Summer. I found out by accident when I recent wore a couple of sprays from my new bottle on a cold rainy morning which later turned humid and hot. Rather...
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    Re: Montale Aoud Lime

    FSU92grad, I would say the same thing with the majority of Montale's Aouds (especially Black Aoud) however I decided to do a (risky) test & wore Aoud Lime in the Sydney humidity last week &...
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    Re: Montale Aoud Lime

    Love the story about the desk OdilonRedon :)

    I recently bought a fb of Aoud Lime after sampling it. I really enjoy wearing it, its masculine, smooth & acidic with a soft edge. My bottle...
  11. Re: Newest Montale - Aoud Heritage (Green Aluminum Bottle)

    Sounds very interesting.I'd like to know more too!
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    Re: Barnyard oud in some Montales?

    I have only smelt the medicinal aoud in the Montales I have tried so far, but I like it, very addictive!
  13. Thread: Montale ouds

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    Re: Montale ouds

    +1 Aoud Lime & Black Aoud a close 2nd,
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    Re: Trying Polo again...

    Loved Polo since high school. It's a very distinguished sexy scent. Mmmmm
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    W is for Womanity by Thierry Mugler
  16. Re: How many bottles of fragrance can you 'handle'?

    I'm not an OMG person, but, OMG.... I look back at my post from 5 years ago & realise how innocent I was.

    My "serious attempt" to stay at 20 full bottles obviously was not that serious. Heeheehee!
  17. Re: CSP Vanille Extreme - can it be worn by men?

    Vanille Absolu by Montale is another I'd recommend to sample. Very sweet but in a grown up way. It has cloves, cinnamon & a touch of woods in it. Not girly - definitely unisex.

    It layers well with...
  18. Re: Any Perfumes that Smell of Vintage Flex Shampoo

    I got it from a Revlon warehouse sale a few years back, they had crates of it.
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    Re: Black Aoud: Sprays and Where??

    I agree. There's no way you could use 9 sprays of (a normal bottle of) Black Aoud & have no one notice it. I think if I used 9 sprays the fire department would be called & I'd be dragged outside to...
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    Re: Best bang for your buck cinnamon?

    Sounds nice :)
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    Re: Best bang for your buck cinnamon?

    Charlie Gold by Revlon
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    Re: Black Aoud: Sprays and Where??

    I usually just do the one spray now - on the back of my knee (in a skirt), if I'm mostly outdoors I can get away with one and a half (one of my wrists).

    When I first got Black Aoud was in the car...
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    Re: You can never have enough vanilla

    +1 Vanille Absolu by La Maison de La Vanille
  24. Re: Candied oranges / fresh mandarin oranges scent

    The orange in Fragonard's Fleur d'Oranger is just gorgeous, great price too http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124568.html
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    Re: How Long Will A 3.4oz Last?

    Oh dear. When I read the line "I sometimes look back at the abandoned bottle as I flee the scene and feel a twinge of regret and ‘sadness’" I had one of those sinking feelings, just like when you...
  26. Re: Givenchy Pi - What do you think of its sillage?

    IMHO the older version had a pretty big projection, the modern version is moderate. A guy at work wears it & I always love it.
  27. Re: Any Perfumes that Smell of Vintage Flex Shampoo

    LOL I have Flex shampoo in my shower for nostalgia! I can't remember the early 80's scent however :(
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    Re: Mango Manga - does it include aoud?

    Thank you for your help everyone. I didn't think it did as the price point isn't similar to the aoud scents, but wanted to check. I guess many sites have the wrong notes listed. Very annoying.
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    Mango Manga - does it include aoud?

    This isn't a discussion on whether Montale uses real aoud/oud or not but in regards to a "missing note?" in Mango Manga.

    I have seen the notes listing in some sites say that it has aoud (lower in...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    I is for Incanto Dreams by Salvatore Ferragamo
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    Re: Montale watered down??

    I took the Facebook post to say "We used to do it before for you, but don't ask for extra concentration unless you're buying in person from our (future) Paris store".



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  32. Re: CSP Vanille Extreme - can it be worn by men?

    I really enjoyed the opening of Vanille Extreme - it's like you have smeared vanilla ice cream all over yourself. It is very sugary at that stage. When the floral note comes in, it tames it down a...
  33. Re: CHOCOLATE GREEDY Montale vs CHOCOLAT AMERE il Profvmo

    Having tried both I much much prefer Chocolate Greedy over Chocolat Amere il Profvmo.

    Chocolate Greedy is chocolate for me from start to finish. The start also sometimes (it's not always there for...
  34. Re: Another new Montale for Spring 2013 - Aoud Greedy!

    Ooooo Aoud Greedy sounds great. Someone's obviously typed something incorrectly, it has to include Aoud.

    I can't wait to try this :-)
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    Re: Best Vanilla/smooth, creamy scent?

    Montale - Sweet Oriental Dream
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124926.html

    or

    Montale - Vanille Absolu
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124919.html
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    S is for: Spellbound by Estée Lauder
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    Re: Question about reformulated fragrances

    I agree, just like software gets upgraded (they can call it a "bug fix" if they want) and gets a new version number, reformulations should too. It's the truthful thing to do in all fairness to the...
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    Re: A weird Montale from Luckyscent

    I have a fb of Red Aoud too & yes, it feels very light due to the aluminium. The Montale bottles' capacity is apparently more than 100ml, so it seems that the bottle is not filled properly but they...
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    Re: The "back of the wardrobe" challenge

    I realised I was wearing the same perfume's over and over & that some scents had not been worn in 12 months! So, I've been making myself use my neglected scents & am "trying" not to wear something...
  40. Thread: Headaches

    by KeLLsTar
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    Re: Headaches

    I was given RL's Safari many years ago (when I wasn't into perfumes :/) & it used to give me headaches. I wore it for as long as I could so I wouldn't hurt any feelings, but had to stop wearing it.
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    Re: New Montale Intense Cafe

    The Mancera site says;

    The creators of MONTALE perfumes have played an active role in this project. The name MANCERA was imagined to work well on a global scale.
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    Re: New Montale Intense Cafe

    I love Chocolate Greedy. I'm lucky, it's far from linear on my skin. In fact, it has a multiple personality & changes from one chocolate dessert to another on me - and has zero calories thankfully.
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    Re: New Montale Intense Cafe

    I can't wait to try this either :-) I bet it will be great - Coffee Greedy anyone?
  44. Re: Any male approximate equivalent of Dior Addict?

    Dior Addict is definitely unisex.

    I always thought Givenchy Pi was in a similar league as DA.
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    Re: Is artificial light bad for fragrances?

    I always have visions of putting some LED's in my perfume cupboard to illuminate & show off my little pretties, but I would never do it because I think it wouldn't be very good for them. :(
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    Re: Think I found a 90's version of Cool Water.

    Cool Water was amazing in the 90's. It just seems like yesterday. I feel vintage now. :)
  47. Re: recieved 2 creed bottles from fragrancenet, terrible

    What an interesting visual to have everytime you apply that fragrance. LOL
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    Re: Help us Pick a Logo

    I like 57, 99, & 51.
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    Re: Chocolate/Incense fragrance

    +1 Chocolate Greedy. Its soooooooooooooooo good, a gorgeous baked chocolate soufflé!
  50. Re: Tester bottles vs Retail bottles - strength ?

    I might be way off here but if the tester bottle had been kept in non-ideal circumstances, and some of the alcohol had evaporated leaving a concentrated amount of oil could that have accounted for...
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    Re: Best unscented lotion

    I use Cetaphil's Ultra Hydrating Lotion & (more often) their Moisturising Cream in the tub. They do have a very slight smell but I find they're perfect for keeping my skin hydrated under fragrances &...
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    Re: West End QLD Warehouse Sale [LIBERTINE]

    Great find MaxHeadroom... wish I was in QLD! :-)

    If anyone goes could you please report back with what kind of stuff they had?
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    Re: Mystery fragrance... Need help

    Great find Alicka61. So it's in the Basenotes directory but no photo --> http://www.basenotes.net/ID10210031.html
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    Re: Mystery fragrance... Need help

    Wow what an interesting bottle! Someone has to know what this one is. Good luck! :-)
  55. Re: Does anyone know where I could get Lush products below retail prices?

    They will sometimes do an after Christmas sale (eg 50% off) but not usually on their popular products. It's worth a look though.
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    Re: Montale Perfume Bottle Colors

    No but I'd be interested to find out too. It would be good to have consistansy, I'm not sure if Black Aoud in a pink bottle would go down well with most guys? :D
  57. Re: How Many Different Fragrances Per Day Do You Wear?

    Just the one usually, but sometimes I will put a different perfume on in the evening if the one I wore during the day has faded.
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    Re: Confirmed Lady Gaga FAME fake!

    All's well that ends well tylertremallose! I hope they do the right thing & send them back to wherever they bought them from.
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    Re: Any thoughts on Montale Sunset Flowers?

    Although Sunset Flowers starts off quite feminine, it definitely turns unisex when the chamomile & (especially) the petitgrain float in - you could definitely wear it irrbloss!
  60. Re: Chocolate Greedy vs. Amour De Cacao - longevity and projection.

    I bought & tested both samples & Chocolate Greedy smelt much better, had better sillage & lasted 12+ hours. Amour De Cacao faded within about 3 hours.
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    Poll: Re: Vote your best Montale Aoud

    I voted for Red Aoud. Love it!
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    Re: Confirmed Lady Gaga FAME fake!

    Don't send it back, it may get "lost" in the post & they'll have an excuse not to refund you &/or sending it back might be illegal depending on your country. Also, they'll just sell it to someone...
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    Re: Confirmed Lady Gaga FAME fake!

    tylertremallose, thanks for posting all the pictures. This post will help a lot of people. Are they going to give you a refund?



    No need to be rude.
  64. Re: USPS' Perfume Crackdown March 1; No Air/Priority Shipments

    I don't want to wait 2-3 months for a package arriving by boat. It's 2013 not 1883. :(
  65. Re: USPS' Perfume Crackdown March 1; No Air/Priority Shipments

    How horrible :( I agree that they could have just returned the package to you. You had paid for international postage after all. I don't trust "destroyed" either. For all you know they could have put...
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    Re: Montale Amounts

    I'll take the YW :D I love these fragrances & wish I discovered them years ago.

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    Oh gee, I didn't realise that was your blog Trebor! I love it! I trawled through every...
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    Re: Montale Amounts

    I know this thread is really old, but I just want to say thanks to Gaivs, Trebor & Gavis' friend, This is a really helpful post which prepared me to expect the unexpected with my first Montale...
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    Re: FeelingSexy.com.au

    I've purchased from them twice, had no problems & was happy with both purchases.

    Sounds like you got a grey market fragrance (which doesn't necessarily mean it's not genuine). Maybe it was old...
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    Re: Soft, fresh-cut dewy rose / rose jam

    Rose Jam by Lush is a gorgeous fresh jammy rose. Its a similar (better) scent to their Ro's Argan Body Conditioner (without the oil & body lotion ingredients).
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    Re: Joop Homme vintage vs current version

    That's a shame, Joop! Homme is absolutely gorgeous - my fave scent on a man. When did the change happen? Is that why it's on sale everywhere?
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    Re: Montale Black Aoud 3.3 bottle weight

    I do not doubt that the bottles hold what they're meant to (as other fragrance houses bulk up on the packaging) but I agree that it would be lovely if a kind soul with an empty Montale bottle would...
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    Re: Montale Black Aoud 3.3 bottle weight

    I recently got 2 Montales & like everyone else have been amazed at the lightness of the bottles, not to mention how small 50ml seems. I've noticed people say they have unscrewed their Montale...
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    Re: Recommend a vanilla scent

    Fragonard's Fleur de Vanilla.

    Gotta say it's not spicy but it's vanilla, flowers & musk. The vanilla is really rich & so so gorgeous.
  74. Re: What can you tell me about fragonard Fleur de Vanille?

    Fleur de Vanille is the only Fragonard that I've tried & I adore it. The vanilla is so rich, it has a perfect hint of florals (rose, heliotrope & ylang ylang) & musk that are noticeable yet don't...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb perfume fake???

    Yes, you are right - the writing on all my Flowerbomb bottles is like an engraving (not coloured in black) however perhaps they have changed it if it is indeed from Oct 2012? The label & bottle looks...
  76. Thread: perfume nap

    by KeLLsTar
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    Re: perfume nap

    Not me. I prefer my slumber to be fragrance free :-)
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    F is for Friction Her by FCUK
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    D is for Dior Star by Dior
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    S is for Si Lolita by Lolita Lempicka
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    R is for Ralph Rocks by Ralph Lauren
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    Re: Masculine female fragrances?

    Out of my fragrances Scherrer by Jean-Louis Scherrer is the most masculine, or at least super powerful & dominant woman that means business! :-)
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    A is for Absolu de Vanille by La Maison de la Vanille
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    C is for Chocolovers by Aquolina (RIP)
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    Re: Distraught at possible loss

    He was probably stressed,he shouldnt have shouted of course. Your package is probably ok.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    D is for Dark Sapphire by Jette Joop
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    Re: Do any frag have a plastic smell?

    There's a bit of a rubbery plastic scent to Theirry Mugler's Alien
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    Re: Chopard Wish colour?

    Angel & a number of blue fragrances go the same colour yet smell the same. If it smells ok I wouldn't worry about it.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    M is for Midnight Charm by Dior
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    S is for S de Scherrer by Jean-Louis Scherrer
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    M is for Maroussia by Slava Zaitsev
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    Re: Hot Fragrance Scent for this Summer?

    I love the Incanto's for Summer - Charms & Heaven especially.

    Juicy Couture is great as well - don't let the vanilla & patchouli scare you - it's still perfect for summer - love the passionfruit &...
  92. Re: What's up with Chocolovers? Should Aquolina relaunch it?

    HELLS YES! :) :) :) :)

    I bought a bottle of Chocolovers a couple of years ago out of curiosity & absolutely adore it. It's fast become one of my top 5 scents - I much prefer it over Pure Sugar, &...
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    Re: Scarry scents for Halloween

    Funny you mention that, I would have said the same thing however I'm reading a zombie novel right now & in the last chapter it mentions the main character coming across a zombie that's stinks of...
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    Re: dior addict #2

    I love it, the zesty grapefruit is so pretty, especially in Summer.
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    Re: House of JOOP!

    You inspired me to wear By Night! :-)

    Definitely try it. Its a long lasting beautiful creamy vanilla musk rose. Dont be put off by how sweet it is at first spray. I love it.

    If you see it, try...
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    Re: House of JOOP!

    *** Double post ***
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    Re: House of JOOP!

    I love Joop!, especially Joop! Femme. It's a truely underrated fragrance which is so luxurious & surprises me everytime I wear it.

    I didn't get to try Berlin & really want to try Muse.

    I know...
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    Re: Spotting a Fake: Chanel Egoiste

    Excellent info, thanks for taking the time to put this together & post :-)
  99. Re: Toutes Les Vanilles du Monde by La Maison de la Vanille 5 x 15ml pack - 3 leaking

    Thanks for your replies Papillon & sophi.

    Papillon, does the nozzle of the leaky bottle look crooked?

    sophi, you're very lucky :)
  100. Toutes Les Vanilles du Monde by La Maison de la Vanille 5 x 15ml pack - 3 leaking

    I received Toutes Les Vanilles du Monde 5 x 15ml pack by La Maison de la Vanille in the mail this week, so excited, until I opened it.

    3 of the little sample spray bottles have perfume under the...
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