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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Black Opium because, while dark and gourmand, it has a sparkling aura.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd November, 2020

    It's Black Opium today. I'm going to deep clean the living room and then set up the Christmas tree and holiday decor. I very much enjoy this annual ritual.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2020

    I finally pulled the trigger on Kerosene Winter of '99. I wanted it to wear in December. Notes are smoldering vanilla, woods, molasses, and nutmeg. It'll go great with grunge attire while I practice...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Unknown Pleasures - same old, same old
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures. I checked my SOTD stats and it is my Most Worn in the last year. Not a surprise.

    I offer my condolences on your loss, Khanada.
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    Re: Insightful youtuber? Your pick

    Robes08, for sure.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I love getting a nostalgic feeling from perfume. As the '90s recede in time, I grow more fond of them.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Kerosene Copper Skies because I love the coziness of a gourmand on a chilly autumn day.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st November, 2020

    Today I'm wearing Copper Skies by Kerosene.

    I'm looking out the window from my second story bedroom, watching little winter birds flitting from branch to branch. I live in an urban/suburban area...
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    Kerosene Copper Skies
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    Re: What's Your Go-To "Dumb Reach" Fragrance?

    Right now, Aromatics Elixir
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    Re: Top 3 in your current wardrobe

    Currently:

    Kerosene Unknown Pleasures
    Kerosene Copper Skies
    YSL Black Opium
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    Re: Worst fragrance you have smelled in 2020.

    Oud Palao by Diptyque
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    Re: Getting old...?

    What he said.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures because it's my go-to lately. I find I can smell it better with fewer sprays. One shot to the throat and another to the inner arm is best instead of my usual...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    If you lived in the US you'd know what surrealism really is!

    I smell perfumes but usually they're on my clothes, not just in my mind. However, I think about specific perfumes frequently.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures again today. I do love it!
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    Black Opium
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    I totally get why you don't relate to the House of Creed because I feel the same way. To my mind the brand feels too pretentious. That said, I love Aventus on my son and Royal Oud is my favorite for...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures because I'm gaga over the House of Kerosene this autumn. It's knocking out my usual Chanels and Guerlains this time of year. There's only so much skin to go...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Congratulations on the new beret! I've been wearing my beige beret lately, along with a beige cashmere poncho. Maybe I should wear beige perfume too? I actually think Coromandel goes well with...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    I strongly second this suggestion. It's not really oudy - just simply sublime!

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies because I like some rich amber to warm me up on a chilly and drizzly day. I enjoy inclement weather occasionally because it's so cozy.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I noticed the sweet, yet slightly sour, custard note that I occasionally experience with Shalimar and Mon Guerlain.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th November, 2020

    Kerosene Copper Skies for as drizzly morning. We're headed off to our favorite bottle shop on the coast to get our supply of liquor for the holidays. We're having a couple small intimate luncheons...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Mitsouko because FiveoaksBouquet reminded me about it yesterday. Mitsouko changes every time I wear it and today she's being shy, so far...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    I am wearing Mitsouko today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    You shouldn't have said "Mitsouko". Now I want to wear it! Maybe later today or tomorrow...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Kerosene Copper Skies because I want a warm scent and it's one of the warmest I own. The word "thick" comes to mind.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th November, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies. I put away most of the perfume bottles atop my dresser so it was a little easier to choose. Remaining rotation: Unknown Pleasures, Copper Skies, Coze,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Chanel Gabrielle because I'm trying to elevate my mood. I think it's the cheeriest fragrance in my wardrobe.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th November, 2020

    Hello all,

    I reached way out of my planned rotation for the lovely Chanel Gabrielle. I wanted something light and bright.

    I'm trying to pull myself out of some serious doldrums so I'm going to...
  33. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies because I got a hankering for its raw burnt vanilla note. It fascinates me!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th November, 2020

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies.

    Happy birthday, Hednic!
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    Guerlain Heritage
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Tam Dao because I wanted to take a little break from my recent heavy rotation of gourmands. Tam Dao's dryness makes it an excellent palate cleanser.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th November, 2020

    I'm wearing Tam Dao today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies because lately I enjoy switching back and forth between it and Unknown Pleasures. Both are gourmand and share the Kerosene house style.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th November, 2020

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies. It smells especially potent today.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    I watched the movie Day for Night a few months ago. It's such a great movie and very nostalgic.
  42. Re: The Official Christmas 2020 Fragrance Thread

    I'm itching to get Kerosene Winter of 99.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Clockwork Alice, sometimes I too feel awkward about posting the same SOTD repeatedly. It can feel like being a bad or boring Basenoter. But delving deep into a single perfume can be interesting too....
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th November, 2020

    It's Unknown Pleasures today. It's a joy to wear.
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    Black Opium
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    You inspired me to wear a Lauder today - Cinnabar!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th November, 2020

    Estee Lauder Cinnabar today. It's freezing here (almost). Brrr... I hope the cinnamon nite will warm me up!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yeah, last night specifically.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Coze because I'm trying to get warm on this chilly day. It seems we went directly from summer to winter again this year.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th November, 2020

    I am wearing Coze today. The temperature has taken quite a dip here this week.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th November, 2020

    Yes. He was a man of tremendous dignity, grace, and humor. He'll be missed. Jeopardy promoted intelligence and knowledge.
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    I took a hot shower and put on Kerosene Copper Skies for bed. I took an evening walk and it's chilly out there.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Great find, indeed! Beautiful bottle. But, if it was forgotten perhaps it wasn't that "precieux" after all. Just kidding.
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    Awesome! I'm wearing Unknown Pleasures right now and just learned about Sweetly Known on Moody Boo's YouTube channel this morning. It sounds intriguing. I love the Kerosene house style.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures, a smooth transition from yesterday's Copper Skies. Nothing better than a rich gourmand on a rainy day.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th November, 2020

    Dancin' in the streets, literally.

    I'm wearing Kerosene Unknown Pleasures on this rainy California morning. It's so peaceful...
  57. Re: The Term "Blind Buying" Doesn't Fit, Does It?

    The English language is underdeveloped for describing the sense of smell and borrows heavily from the senses of sight, taste, and touch. I rather enjoy the hobbyist lingo of the fragrance world....
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    It's cold and rainy with moments of loud thunder. Copper Skies is rich and cozy for such a day.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th November, 2020

    I am very happy that a conclusion has been reached in our Presidential election.

    My SOTD is Copper Skies. It's a perfectly cozy scent for this morning's thunderstorms.
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    Pekji Ruh
  61. Re: Kerosene - Unknown Pleasures / Profumum Roma - Dulcis in Fundo

    I'm wearing Unknown Pleasures as I post this. It is currently my favorite fragrance. I am not familiar with the other one you mention so I can't compare them.
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    Re: Need a lusciously beautiful fragrance

    I suggest Au Coeur du Desert by Tauer.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Unknown Pleasures today because I craved a gourmand and it is my current favorite perfume in my collection.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I've often wondered about a surprise or disappointment upon initial sniffing of a newly opened bottle. Does the juice mellow with age or does my nose grow accustomed to the perfume?
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th November, 2020

    I'm wearing Unknown Pleasures today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th November, 2020

    Elections, even national ones, are very localized in the US. Some jurisdictions were legally prohibited from processing votes until election day. There was a massive backlog of ballots due to...
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    Re: In praise (or not) of pink perfume

    Generally, I dislike the color but I'm terribly fond of the pink Mon Guerlain and Insolence. The Black Opium I'm wearing today is also pink. It doesn't smell stereotypically pink, implying sweet...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Black Opium from my newly arrived bottle. I had been wearing its dry body oil spray before.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Black Opium from my brand new bottle that came yesterday. I took advantage of Macy's 15% off sale. I ignored Black Opium when it first came iut. I suppose I'm a late adopter.
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    Cinnabar
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th November, 2020

    My reference to NE-02 was meant to be sufficiently obscure to escape controversy. Only interesting to geography nerds. :laugh:

    I think Omaha has great potential for a spa/hiking/sniffing...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Aromatics Elixir because it's not too heavy for a warm autumn day.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th November, 2020

    ExtremeK - Nebraska-02. Wow, never heard of it before. I must visit Omaha when the pandemic is under control. Potential BN meetup?

    I'm wearing Aromatics Elixir on this warm autumn day.
  74. Re: Your favorite fragrances with a prominent dark chocolate note

    Coze, strong but maybe not "prominent".
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Same here. My palate cleanser is Chanel No. 19 Poudre.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd November, 2020

    One more Chanel wearer here - I'm in No. 19 Poudre today.

    Thank you for your well wishes, Jon Rogers and teardrop. It means the world to me!
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    Fields of Rubus by Kerosene
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    One More Day from Les Miserables
    Fireball shots
    Unknown Pleasures
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    Droll.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2020

    Cazaubon, did you ever get Tanoke? I just heard back from Luckyscent that Odin is out of stock and will not be producing any more until spring 2021. They offered me a tester which I accepted provided...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Unknown Pleasures because I like a cozy gourmand on a chilly morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd November, 2020

    I'm wearing Unknown Pleasures, my favorite of the season.

    Sorry to learn about the lockdown blues. We in the US may soon be facing the same thing but the populace is so divided at present I wonder...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Black Vetyver Cafe and Black Opium because I'm on a coffee spree. I wore Follow (coffee!) to bed last night and I can still smell it even after a shower.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st November, 2020

    Today I'm layering two coffee scents: Black Vetyver Cafe and Black Opium. It seems I own quite a few perfumes whose names include the words black, noir, or dark.
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    Follow by Kerosene. I love a nice gourmand at bedtime. They're the ultimate comfort scents.
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    Re: Most worn in October 2020

    ClockworkAlice, my enjoyment of Black Opium is recently acquired! I was given the dry oil as a gift and the bottle of perfume I ordered is en route.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st October, 2020

    I'm just drooling over the rare, vintage, and discontinued selections. I've never had the patience or trust to purchase vintage but that might change. The shop owner's curated presentation gives me...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Aromatics Elixir because I needed a gradual transition from yesterday's Lady Vengeance. I kind of put the two into a similar perfume genre: modern chypres. This might not be technically correct.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st October, 2020

    I am wearing Aromatics Elixer which seems a perfect scent for a warm autumn day in Southern California. I'm sitting outside enjoying the wildlife: squirrels, birds, and butterflies. Life is good at...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st October, 2020

    Congratulations on your success with the George Floyd portrait. I treasure the one that I purchased because it is a fitting commemoration to the man and to the others he symbolizes. I got one for my...
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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2020

    November:
    Aromatics Elixir
    Black Opium
    Black Vetiver Cafe
    Cinnabar
    Coze
    Dune
    Mon Guerlain
    Tuscany per Donna
    Unknown Pleasures
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    Re: Today I bought November 2020

    I just ordered two from Macy's 15% off beauty sale:

    Black Opium
    Cinnabar

    I'm crossing my fingers on Cinnabar because it was "too intense" back in the day, which is saying a lot since it was...
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    Re: Your experiences with Aramis Tuscany

    Tuscany is the only fragrance my husband has owned or worn in the past 30+ years. I like it.

    I recently repurchased Tuscany per Donna, which I originally started wearing in solidarity with my...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2020

    6 wears:
    Unknown Pleasures

    5 wears:
    Aromatics Elixir

    4 wears:
    Mon Guerlain

    3 wears:
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    No more edt, right? I was sad the day I drained my Coromandel edt.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Lady Vengeance for the Gothic sync on the SOTD thread. I'm loud and I'm proud! Dark and mysterious too...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th October, 2020

    Happy Ineespenes Day! I'm going Gothic in Lady Vengeance by Juliet Has a Gun.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th October, 2020

    Hmm... ExtremeK. I was thinking about enjoying a glass of bourbon on Tuesday evening but perhaps I'll upgrade to a cocktail! I'm fresh out of bourbon so maybe I'll try your 'smoky' brand, paired with...
  99. Re: Niche pine, cypress, coniferous suggestions?

    Marijuana? Try Coze by Parfumerie Generale.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I'll be wearing Lady Vengeance by Juliet Has a Gun.
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