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  1. New Wardrobes, no lion or witch though

    The wardrobes have been completely recoded from the ground up. This is to make them compatible with the new site's backend. The recoding of the site should mean that things are less intensive on the server, leading to less crashing.

    Main changes

    • You can now edit your wardrobe directly from your wardrobe, so you can rate fragrances, move them to wish lists etc. You can also mass-rate of move, so if you wanted to mark 20 fragrances as being 4 Star in one shot you can.
    • You
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    Updated 12th November 2010 at 07:08 PM by Grant (Updated to-do list)

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  2. Does This Fragrance Make Me Smell Fat?

    by , 14th September 2011 at 04:23 PM (Jaime B's Blog)
    So some dudes on Basenotes have occasionally used the phrase "old man's fragrance." I read this, and I think, "Wow, this expression is carrying an awful lot of freight!"

    What do I mean by that? Well, I mean that there are a lot of unconscious assumptions behind this statement. Maybe I should detail some of these, first of all, just for fun, but secondly, to deconstruct some unexamined ideas that show some pretty shocking attitudes — attitudes that people wouldn't
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    Updated 14th September 2011 at 10:52 PM by JaimeB

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    Philosophy of Fragrance , Personal Reflections
  3. A Reviewer's Rant (or Check Your Facts Before You Mock)


    I usually steer clear of the discussion boards, as I A.) seem to be a human lightning rod for flame wars, and B.) have a weakness for getting sucked into the most uncivil exchanges. However, a current thread (certainly not the first, nor the most mean-spirited,) bemoaning the apparent elitism and bias toward obscure niche scents at Basenotes caught my attention. I was particularly struck with one sarcastic remark made in the context of innocent teens receiving recommendations for astronomically
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    Updated 31st July 2014 at 09:29 PM by Way Off Scenter

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  4. The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne Day 1

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythrol View Post
    Day #1: Fragrance - Tom Ford Grey Vetiver EDP.
    My Ratings: Scent - 7/10. Overall - 5/10.

    I have to be very clear here. I wanted to love this fragrance. I still think the scent is good. The problem on my skin is this fragrance is a skin scent basically throughout the entire dry down. The only times I ever caught a whiff of the scent was whenever I was very active. At those times I thought the cologne smelled really nice and I could see where it got so much of its praise. However
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  5. The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythrol View Post
    The Quest For The Vetiver Finale!!!

    *warning: this will be a long post*

    After thinking about it for awhile, I decided the best way to handle this post is instead of creating a 1-10 list, I'd create categories and then list which Vetiver I feel best represents that category. With that said, let's get started!


    Best Everyday/Work Vetiver:
    Lalique Encre Noire Sport.


    Soft enough due to the citrus opening to be wearable but with
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