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    Re: My first suit purchase, need some advice?

    Well everyone, finally after all this time I bought one...Men's Warehouse...buying me and my brother a suit...him just a Pronto black two piece(little under $200) and me a Pronto black three...
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    Re: Best rose based fragrance for a man.

    I really like Black Aoud for rose slightly over No. 88. Black Aoud reminds me not only of rose, but the entire rose bush. The rose bloom along with the woody stem. As a plus, it lasts a really...
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    Re: ~ S o t D ~ 11th March 2009

    Rive Gauche Pour HOMME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 10 March 09

    Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: Where can I find this mysterius Sally?

    http://www.accessoriesforfragrances.com/

    :wave:
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday, 8 Mar 09

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 7 Mar 09

    Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille
  8. Re: Is Angel Men now changing to A*Men in the USA?

    The one I bought off a BN'er is titled A*Men also. Its a blue box trimmed in black. The 1.7oz rubber flask.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 6 Mar 09

    Polo by Ralph Lauren
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    Re: Looking for a fragrance for my father.

    Great suggestions everyone. I was thinking about two I was looking into for myself, but forgot about them. Do you think Zino Davidoff or Paco Rabanne Pour Homme would fit him?
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    Re: Looking for a fragrance for my father.

    Is there kind of a cheap alternative to SMN's Nostalgia? He liked that one quite a bit.
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    Looking for a fragrance for my father.

    I am tired of him sneaking into my room and using my stuff so I am going to buy him a bottle of something. Preferably something designer around say $40. He likes Polo quite a bit, but I would like...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 05 Mar 09

    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    Ok. So, $119 isn't bad for 100ml I guess. A 20ml travel bottle is enough I guess. I'm not going to complain about free stuff:D. 20ml will probably last a really long time with these juices. If I...
  15. Re: Have you ever tried wearing all your fragrances at once?

    Haha. My watch band too. I've got a good deal of fragrances on it and L'Air du Desert Marocain has risen above the others. I'm going to try and avoid getting Black Aoud on there.
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    Do I just email them with what I want? How do I submit payment, through email also?
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    Re: ~ S o T D ~ Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

    No. 88 by Czech and Speake

    I did pick up the musty quality of the roses, but still an awesome fragrance. Didn't fare as good as Black Aoud though, but honestly, it did quite well for a work day.
  18. Re: how many of you are known as that wacko who collects colognes???

    None of my coworkers know and I have never gotten a single comment from any of them. I'm an imposing person though so I like to think its because they are afraid to talk smell with a man like me. I...
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    Two sprays. Yeah right. After the first spray, I dared not push it. Just a single spray to the chest was almost overpowering to me. I don't know how it projected, but most of the night I was...
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    Re: S o t D -- Tuesday, 3 March 09

    Black Aoud by Montale
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    I'm going to give Black Aoud a full wearing to work tonight. Two sprays should do it right? I got a little on the cuff of my jacket yesterday when I was spraying my wrist and when I put my coat on...
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    Black Aoud and No. 88 are the winners of this bunch. They helped me rediscover the smell of rose that I had forgotten from my childhood. Not as good as vanilla, but perhaps my second favorite note...
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    Re: The Little Man that CAN!

    Aqua Velva Orange. Heavenly!
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    Just quick rundowns. I'm too tired to go into detail.

    Montale's Aoud Damascus:
    -Similar to the other two Montale's I have tried, but a little tamer opening. For some reason, I am getting an...
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    Is it a good idea to order directly from Montale? They ship to the U.S. right? Take debit cards?
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    Re: Black Aoud by Montale: A comprehensive review.

    Wow, I really wish I knew more about this stuff so I could do justice to these lovely fragrances. Anyways, here is a pitiful attempt:

    White Aoud by Montale:
    -The opening oud note is quite...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 02nd Mar 09

    Burberry London for Men
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    Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    It's good. Smells like roses.

    Seriously though, I got a bunch of samples/decants in today and I will give my thoughts on them as I test them.

    Montale Black Aoud
    Montale White Aoud
    Montale...
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday, 01 Mar 09

    L'Air du Desert Marocain
  30. Re: C&S Dark Rose vintage v. current version & more

    Why yes I did! An it took me to a page where I entered my address. And that was it! Do you mean to tell me that I will now receive samples for free of all there magic smelly juices? No shipping...
  31. Re: C&S Dark Rose vintage v. current version & more

    So, I just signed up on their website and afterwards, there was a section asking if I wanted samples. Of course, so I filled in my address, and clicked next. That's it? They are going to send me...
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 28 Feb 09

    Polo by Ralph Lauren
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 27 Feb 09

    Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v185/r005ter/frags/SDV_sm.jpg

    Not at all cloying for me on a hot day. Performed quite well with around 6 hours...
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    I am not a fan of vetiver. That being said, of the fragrances I have tried that have prominent vetiver notes, Guerlain Vetiver is the only one that borders on wearable. Now I will admit I haven't...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, February 26th

    Habit Rouge Eau de Cologne
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    Re: "Florientals" for men?

    Just curious, but what quiz was this?
  37. Re: Need opinions on what might fit the bill...

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme perhaps. I haven't tried it myself, but Polo Modern Reserve could fit that bill. As a fan of the original Polo, I really need to check it out myself.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 25 Feb 09

    Vetiver by Guerlain

    http://nationwideperfumes.com/osc/images/guerlain_vetiver_m.bmp

    First time from a sample from a generous Basenoter. Never been a big fan of vetiver in general, but I find...
  39. Re: The New Frontier in Fragrances - Cologne Videos

    Here are a few people I have stumbled upon who talk about fragrance on Youtube. Mostly designer fragrances(woodsmoke covers some niche):

    woodsmoke's Channel
    tswetcoff's Channel
    cformosa4's...
  40. Samples I have ordered from Aedes de Venustas.

    So, I was sitting around kind of bored and I decided kind of spur of the moment to order some samples from Aedes de Venustas. For a grand total of $15, I ordered 1ml samples of:

    Montale Black...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    What's in the 5th bottle from the left? TV that you bought from the split?

    Yes sir. ;)
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    I don't have a proper place for my fragrances, so I keep them in the cabinet with my movies. Didn't take a picture of my samples since they look all the same. Anyways, here is my small gathering of...
  43. Re: The way to get your coworkers to smell good is...

    Use a sprayer that emits a jet stream instead of a mist and stealthily pick off coworkers from a safe distance.
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday 24 Feb 09

    A nice relaxing day away from work complimented with a generous dousing of

    Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.3345.jpg

    My second favorite...
  45. Spiritueuse Double Vanille and Midnight Poison.

    Is it just me or are the openings of these two very similar? The first time I sprayed Midnight Poison, Double Vanille immediately popped into my mind. I'll be the first to confirm that my nose is...
  46. What do you think of L'Occitane's fragrances?

    I recently learned I have a L'Occitane Boutique about 40 miles from me. I'm going to go check it out sometime. Cedar EDP sounds good, but we'll see. I don't know much about the company. I'm also...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday 23 Feb 09

    Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: For those who have a Profumum bottle

    Spiritueuse Double Vanille has the same type of format. I haven't tried it yet though since i'm still using my sample of it. I may just decant it. Sounds like a good idea.:)
  49. Re: Handy overview for beginners (10-minute video)

    He has made more videos. Check them out. Great stuff.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/woodsmoke
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 22 Feb 09

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
  51. Re: The Palisander Conspiracy, Part II: The Mystery of M7

    Be sure to not order any Cannabis Santal any time soon. Do you notice any strange vans sitting out front of your place?
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    Re: SotD - Sat 21 Feb 09

    A*Men
  53. Re: Do you need to wash new bottles before filling?

    New Question.
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    Re: Looking for daily hygeine/grooming tips.

    Every morning, yes. I wouldn't exactly call it exfoliating though because it isn't as grating of a sponge. I mainly use it to get more out of the body wash. Lather's up a lot better than a wash...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 20 Feb 09

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentrée again.
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    Re: What's the most Badass scent?

    SMN Nostalgia. A badass race car driver.
  57. Re: Scents with vanilla that can be worn summer nights

    I recently wore TV on a moderately hot day. Moderation is key always with this fragrance, but especially in hotter weather. For me, it never got to cloying, but the heat did seem to amplify it. ...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 19 Feb 09

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentrée

    First time from a sample I received from a very generous basenoter. Thanks again. Great fragrance.
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    Re: Best at your local shopping mall store

    The only stores around me that sell fragrances are Wal-Mart, Walgreens, and Rite-Aid. They carry a very limited supply of designer fragrances and the prices are horrible. Honestly, the last time I...
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    Re: Alt Innsbruck/Nicotine

    I wore this yesterday and the only thing I recall about it was the intense cooling affect it had on my new shaven face. That is the menthol though. I don't smoke so I don't know much about nicotine...
  61. Re: Do you guys ever find yourself using women's body mists?

    http://www.thebodybakery.com/

    Anybody use any of their products? They seem a bit novelty like, but some of them sound gorgeous.
  62. Do you guys ever find yourself using women's body mists?

    Ever now and then I stop into Bath and Body if I am passing through the mall. I just walk around smelling things. Some of those body mists they market towards women smell really good. Really...
  63. Re: Scents with vanilla that can be worn summer nights

    Habit Rouge is a very good suggestion, especially the eau de cologne version. I'm a big fan of vanilla, but unfortunately, the one's I own are a bit too heavy for summer use. Maybe if used in light...
  64. Re: Small problem with transferring fragrances.

    Makes sense. I guess if you spend $100 of magic smelly water, you shouldn't take chances on the handling of said water. I guess I can afford a beaker. :)
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    Re: Wow...what a good smell ... :)

    L'Air du Desert Marocain has sort of a head-turning uniqueness to it. Smokey dry cedar and spices balanced by a not too sweet vanilla/amber. It hasn't turned any heads for me, but maybe for you.
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    Re: How many sprays and where?.

    Depending on the concentration, but usually 1 or 2 to the neck to hit those two pulse points on the sides. 1 or 2 to the chest to hit that major pulse point. 1 or 2 to the wrist(if one spray, I put...
  67. Do you need to wash new bottles before filling?

    In my haste, I transferred the contents of a atomizer into a new perfume bottle I bought off LotionCrafters. Did I screw up?
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    Almost full bottle of L'Air du Desert Marocain.

    Yep. Summer is fast approaching and I keep piling on the heavies. :D I've got to take a break from all of this. Gain some perspective.
  69. Re: Bottles you want but can't justify purchasing

    Here recently, Green Irish Tweed. I want it, I like it, but I just don't know if I would wear it that often. Acqua di Parma Colonia is another one, but longevity has me skeptical. Haven't been...
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    Re: SotD, Wed- 18 Feb 09

    Alt Innsbruck Eau de Cologne
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    Fragrances in unusual places?

    If you happen to stumble into a budget grocery store in the middle of Tennessee, you may discover a seemingly average looking grocery clerk. His dress is casual, his demeanor is unassuming. If you...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 17 Feb 09

    Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed and Millésime Impérial

    Let me clarify. To me, it is common, not only because of the Cool Water comparison, but because I have smelled so many other things that have smelled similar to this. Not necessarily fragrances,...
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    Re: Dior Homme vs. Dior Homme

    No dude. We're talking about Dior Homme. This stuff:

    http://www.phatpimpclothing.com/hi/phatpimp/images/ebaycologne2.jpg
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    Green Irish Tweed and Millésime Impérial

    So, I enjoy Green Irish Tweed, but I haven't pulled the trigger on a full bottle yet. I kind of want to, but thoughts linger in the back of my head. On paper Millésime Impérial sounds really good,...
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    Re: Replacing your Holy Grails

    I would love to stockpile my favorites, but me being new to this, I tend to use my cash to branch out. I did buy a back-up of Tobacco Vanille though.
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    Re: Your best and cheapest favorite !!

    I don't have any in my wardrobe at the moment, but I have enjoyed:

    Stetson
    Aqua Velva Orange
    Old Spice
    Brut
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    Re: S o T D - Monday, February 16th '09

    L'Air du Desert Marocain
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    Re: Dior Homme vs. Dior Homme

    I feel nauseous, but that is unrelated. Tough choice, but I have to go with Dior Homme. I mean, Dior Homme is good, but Dior Homme just slighly edges it out. So, yeah, I would take Dior Homme over...
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    Re: Whats YOUR Signature Scent?

    Tom Ford Private Blend Tobacco Vanille
  81. Re: I think I may need suggestions for summer scents.

    You know, I have been testing L'Air du Desert Marocain also. It seems to sit a bit heavy on me, but not nearly as heavy as my other fragrances. Any of you have this in your summer rotation. It is...
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    Re: Mitsouko / Shalimar

    Spiritueuse Double Vanille is classified as a feminine fragrance and I find it easily wearable. Shalimar sounds like something I need to try also.
  83. Re: I think I may need suggestions for summer scents.

    I definitely like Green Irish Tweed, it's soapy with a touch of powder. Citrus with a hint of woods and some kind of flower. Classic fragrance. The problem is that a co-worker always wears...
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    Re: S o T D - Sunday, February 15 '09

    A*Men
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    Almost full bottle of Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain from a very generous Basenoter. Thanks again.:D

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26128654.jpg
  86. Re: Help! Looking for a frag' (m/unisex) with coconut, BUT ...

    I haven't tried it, but Creed's Virgin Island Water is supposed to have some coconut.
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    Re: New Haarlem..What do you get from it?

    For some reason I get an almost sour cheese note opening, but it doesn't last long. The first time I sprayed this on, it reminded me of something, but I couldn't recall what. Then it hit me,...
  88. I think I may need suggestions for summer scents.

    I've always been drawn to these traditionally heavier fragrances. Tobacco Vanille, Double Vanille, Burberry London, etc. Taking a look at my wardrobe, probably my best summer fragrance would be...
  89. Re: S o T D - Saturday, February 14 '09 -- Happy Valentine's!

    Green Irish Tweed
  90. Re: what do you guys do about vacations? holidays?

    I don't have to worry about it. I can't afford to go away on vacation for a week.:D I'd decant a bit of my favorite into an atomizer and take it with me.
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I ordered.

    Quick run-downs since I am having a hard time thinking at the moment. I'll go into more details later:

    Un Bois Vanille:
    Cloying on my skin. A very sweet vanilla. That's about all I noticed in...
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    Re: Tobacco recommendations?

    Tobacco Vanille is my favorite tobacco fragrance and perhaps my favorite fragrance in general. Nice pipe tobacco smell with undertones of vanilla, cocoa, and cinnamon. Really great. Pricey though....
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I ordered.

    I believe I have created a monster!!!!!!! Well a really good smelling monster. I'm rocking Zagorsk, Un Bois Vanille, and A*Men at the same time right now and besides the slight headache, it smells...
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I ordered.

    Received the rest of my samples today plus an almost full bottle of A*Men. A*Men on me is really good. I love it, but can't help but think a more natural and smoother version of this would be...
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    Re: A newbie with a few questions

    1. I don't know.

    2. I've personally never done it, but to each their own. I don't think it would be a good idea though. Traditional application points include the sides of the neck, back of...
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    Re: S o t D, Friday - 13th of Feb 09 - TGIF !!!!!

    L'Air du Desert Marocain
    By Tauer Perfumes
    Zurich
    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/31401.jpg
    L'air du désert marocain is a true scent of desire. Inspired by the fragrant world of the...
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    Re: Heavy fragrances?

    Burberry London for Men tends to sit heavy on me.
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    Re: The Palisander Conspiracy

    I wonder how Customs inspect fragrances. I mean, if you were to synthesize a drug into a liquid and add some kind of fragrance type smell to it, would they really be able to notice?
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I ordered.

    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille :
    O.k. For some reason this is a hard one for me to tackle. I don't know why. A formulaic review of the notes I smell is in order, but I don't believe...
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I ordered.

    Tauer Perfumes L'air du Desert Marocain:
    The incense, dirt, spice, and smokey smell would be a little off-putting if it wasn't counter-balanced with a wonderful sweet smell. I'm starting to think I...
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