For better or worse, I have decided to reinstate what remain of the 1,200-odd reviews which I originally wrote between 2007 and 2012 under the usernames “Vibert” (too pretentious!) and “Off-Scenter,” and then withdrew from the Basenotes Directory some two years ago now. Old-timers on Basenotes will recall that the reviews were withdrawn on one previous occasion – in that case, it was in order to re-edit the entire corpus once the review editing feature was introduced to the Basenotes Directory.
Updated 29th July 2014 at 03:20 AM by Way Off Scenter
Hey again. I am going to interview me. I am doing this for future interviews, so I can show a few different lines of thought to answer questions, and free up how much they can articulate. Again, thanks for reading, and let me know any improvements you may think of!
Why do these Interviews?
So many of these questions are asked constantly in the forums. Since the “search tool” is clearly always broken, this may be a way to quick reference some of the FAQ’s.
I also tried
This week, the Man himself, Grant Osborne. The founder of Basenotes
Job outside of BN?
My job outside of Basenotes is being a dad (I’m a single parent to my two children for half of the week)
Moment you decided to start the site?
There used the be a site called The Cologne Guy that had seemingly shut down a few years before. I was just getting into fragrance – as I had a job selling the stuff in a UK department store – and thought I could create something
This week is a Basenoter who creates: rynegne. The elaboration here is great. I added a few more questions pertaining to the craft. Enjoy!
Job outside of BN?
Marketing analyst and Webmaster at a medium-sized e-commerce company / Part-time Amateur Perfumer
How long have you been into fragrance?
I've been wearing fragrances since middle school, cheapies back then. So, I'd say about 15 years.
Do your friends and family ask you for advice
So, i figured I would use my blog to increase the kinship of the community. I will be doing interviews with several members of the site! I also find the emotional aspect really interesting, and it makes for great stories. Feel free to suggest improvements, im not and interviewer.... I think the first one went really well, and the responses could not have been better. So with this brief introduction I present....
Getting to Know a Basenote(r): deadidol
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