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Riotproof 21-June 09 25403 14 2.94%
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Expelliarmus 10-June 06 30826 9 1.89%
EsmeLennox's Photo
EsmeLennox 30-November 01 21525 9 1.89%
CallMeFeral's Photo
CallMeFeral 04-February 09 22370 7 1.47%
just roses's Photo
just roses 05-January 08 9591 7 1.47%
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born.a.girl 10-November 10 13714 7 1.47%
~LemonMyrtle~'s Photo
~LemonMyrtle~ 23-January 15 6989 6 1.26%
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SuperMombie3 26-May 11 4849 6 1.26%
Sancti-claws's Photo
Sancti-claws 13-April 09 9190 5 1.05%
Jenflea's Photo
Jenflea 15-October 10 17876 5 1.05%
ipsee's Photo
ipsee 11-July 07 498 5 1.05%
SusanStoHelit's Photo
SusanStoHelit 19-August 12 956 5 1.05%
limakilo's Photo
limakilo 19-August 06 6031 5 1.05%
lau32's Photo
lau32 08-October 18 173 5 1.05%
~THE~MAGICIAN~'s Photo
~THE~MAGICIAN~ 08-September 02 10533 5 1.05%
Soontobegran's Photo
Soontobegran 31-July 08 46461 4 0.84%
Prancer is coming's Photo
Prancer is coming 07-June 07 8682 4 0.84%
MwahMum's Photo
MwahMum 27-November 16 174 4 0.84%
FeralRebelWClaws's Photo
FeralRebelWClaws 04-September 10 9244 4 0.84%
Illiterati's Photo
Illiterati 09-October 06 5518 4 0.84%
 

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