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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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*
    • has gone 404*
    • Can't access "Settings" [should be fixed now]
    • Sidebar content

    Updated 12th May 2011 at 12:51 PM by Grant

  3. 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

    Updated 10th May 2011 at 02:46 PM by JaimeB

    Personal Reflections
  4. Very good fortune

    I just need to share some very, very lucky news
    If you are sensible about bragging you might want to stop right here.

    Let me begin at the start, I'l try to make it short :

    About a week ago (end of April) I happened to check my spam filter by chance and, again by chance, opened a newsletter from AusLiebeZumDuft or FirstinFragrances as I think it's called internationally.

    The newsletter was about a 3 (?) weeks promotion for their ...
  5. Basenotes Hacked last night

    At around midnight (GMT) last night, Basenotes was hacked. If you visited the site early enough before we took the site offline would have seen a black page with the following message, and video:

    Hacked by Team Animus

    - video -

    From Sweden with <3

    As soon as we heard about the hack, we (in laymans terms) switched the site off and displayed a message saying that the site was down and we would post further updates on our Twitter page. I fell asleep ...

    Updated 8th May 2011 at 10:03 AM by Grant

    Tech , Behind the Scenes

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