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  1. Directory Bug Fix: "Not" gender search now working

    Thanks to those, including Mickeba that pointed it out, I've fixed the searches for "Not Masculine", "Not Feminine" and "Not Shared" in the directory as they had become broken.

    http://www.basenotes.net/fragrancedirectory
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  2. SotD - Monday the 13th of September

    by , 13th September 2010 at 04:56 PM (Scent of the Day)
    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Richard E. Miller, 1924
    Guerlain-Parure

    Delicate but leathery,
    this may be the ideal feminine accompaniment.
    Tasteful florals are tempered by the subtle whisper of
    grass and moss. Gentle, yet intriguing, I find this
    a most pleasant companion.
    The garden beckons for another cup of tea.

    (Adornment) Guerlain translation is 'Adornment';
    also means a matching set - earrings
    ...

    Updated 13th September 2010 at 05:09 PM by kumquat

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  3. A response to the thread "Which do you prefer, projection or sillage?"

    by , 11th September 2010 at 11:16 AM (Jaime B's Blog)
    The only difference I see in this distinction is whether you're standing still or moving. If you're moving, the passage of air over the scented area is leaving a trail, and if you're still, it's evaporation without air friction.

    If you're standing still, it's often a function of body temperature: if your body temperature is a little higher, you project a little more.

    The distinction that is more telling to me is the one between sillage (or projection, if you must distinguish
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  4. SOTD Friday September 10, 2010

    by , 10th September 2010 at 05:19 PM (Scent of the Day)
    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Salvador Dali
    Salvador Dali-Femme
    A warm amber-based fragrance
    that is subtle and serene.
    Dreamscapes sculpted in sand and stone
    stir the imagination.
    Warm, edible scent is timeless
    and comforting.
    Clouds roll by. I close my eyes and
    remember beautiful creatures I've never seen.

    Created in 1987.
    Top notes of bergamot, violet leaf, carnation and myrrh.
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  5. So I got Monsieur Musk on one arm and Aramis on the other, it has only been a few minutes

    I can't tell the difference so far.

    Is it to soon or do I just have a "lazy" nose; not wanting to pick apart the different notes?

    Okay, I sniff a little difference.

    I live at sea level near the ocean, you wonder if the barometer reading plays a role in the nose/scent/the ability for the air to transfer notes?

    I'm so lucky to live in SD CA USA, have a good day folks!
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