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  1. Fragrance Review: 1 Million by Paco Rabanne - 2008

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    You either love it or hate it, but one thing we can all agree on:
    this fragrance opened up some serious discussions.

    Mostly becouse over the last few years this has been so badly "hyped" that many in the fragrance community quickly wrote this off as "to synthetic", "to feminine" or to sweet. I admit, this is pretty sweet and can come off as femenine (Though many of the scents that came out around that ...
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  2. Spellbound on Beltaine...xxo

    Been working on a new custom perfume for a client..was given the words of “sensual,warmth,mysterious,mesmerized,oriental,woo dy,and spicy” plus a shout out of the clients fave scents (now this kittywitch doesn’t kiss and tell everything) some things i keep secret..anyhoo where to start??!!
    Asked for the clients sign.. which is Virgo so that gives me the base of anise,narcissus and wisteria, now why these three??? well it just is.. its the magic of Virgo.. ok I’m soooo seduced by anise now..i ...
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  3. Fragrance Review: La Martina Hombre by La Martina - 2008

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    This is the first fragrance from the La Martina house. Mostly known for their polo's, jackets and one of the major polo gear supliers around the world.

    To me this scent definitely reminds me of what a summers-day polo match. This is mostly becouse of the leather, vetiver and fruit notes.

    The opening is a splash of citrus and mandarin and leather. In the dry-down, the leather and cedar notes comes to the forefront. Personaly ...
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  4. Hacking Update, fixing glitches

    Most of the glitches that are still on the site aren't as a direct result of the hack, more a direct result of me trying to fix the hack. Here's an update based on the glitches reported in the Community Centre Forum

    • Thanks button has gone*
    • Running total of thanks has gone*
    • "Group" forums are not appearing at the bottom of the forums page*
    • http://www.basenotes.net/project.php has gone 404*
    • Can't access "Settings" [should be fixed now]
    • Sidebar content
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    Updated 12th May 2011 at 12:51 PM by Grant

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  5. City Nicknames and Such


    I like that cities have nicknames, alongside their official ones.

    For example, I grew up in New York, which is also called "the Big Apple," though I admit I don't know why... I know another name for New York, Gotham, and the etymology of that one comes with a story:

    It seems that there was a village in Old England named Gotham. The people who lived there were happy to be left alone. Trouble came when the King was looking for a place to build a hunting
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    Updated 10th May 2011 at 02:46 PM by JaimeB

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