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A blog by the creator of Basenotes featuring site news, behind the scenes info, and various other gubbins...

  1. They call me girl, They call me Stacey, They call me Her, They call me Jane.. That's not my name...

    One thing about the vBulletin software that we run the site on is that it doesn't allow members to change their usernames. It also doesn't allow moderators to change other members usernames either. This means that if anyone wants to change their username they need to contact the site and ask me to do it.

    Lately, I'm getting several requests a day, and i estimate it's taking me about an hour a week to change usernames. ...

    Updated 14th May 2010 at 08:26 PM by Grant

    Tags: usernames
    Behind the Scenes
  2. I'm going to be on BBC Radio Scotland tomorrow morning

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Size:  12.7 KBIf anyone is in Scotland and listens to MacAulay & Co. on BBC Radio Scotland you may have the chance to hear me speak about choosing fragrances and giving some basic fragrance information. We'll also be sniffing some classic fragrances.

    If you aren't able to listen, the show is available in the UK on the BBC's iPlayer service. If you are outside the UK, then I'm not sure if it will be available.

    Oh, and I'm very nervous, but Danielle has ...
  3. Celebrity Fragrances on their way out

    Here's an excerpt from Fashion Industry mag, WWD:

    Because of some recent performances, celebrity fragrances are starting to get a bad name.

    Although new entries are still being introduced, department stores have begun approaching celebrity fragrances with caution. They cite among the shortcomings of the category a lack of solid positioning and suggest that some companies have banked almost exclusively on the famous name while neglecting to establish a concept.

    Updated 3rd March 2010 at 06:55 PM by Grant

  4. Is it possible to run a website via an iPhone.

    On Saturday, my iMac broke down. The hard drive is dead. Luckily I have a backup, so ten years worth of work and research isn't lost.

    Although I was one week out of warranty, apple very kindly allowed me to purchase an AppleCare extention which meant they would cover me.

    Now until the box comes through the post, there is little I can do to get the thing fixed.

    In the meantime, I've a website to run -- including articles to post, emails to respond to, ...
  5. Basenotes iPhone App, well kinda...

    For those of you with iPhones or Android phones you may be interested in an application called Tapatalk. Tapatalk takes forums, like Basenotes, and makes them phone friendlier.

    Here's some screenshots from my iPhone.

    Tags: android, iphone
    Behind the Scenes
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