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Red's Lumberyard

Redneck Perfumisto, a.k.a. Red or RP, is a certified woodaholic who was born in Kansas and never quite left. The Lumberyard, located in a small town with one stoplight and memories of a train station, brings together a group of strange characters who share Red's passion for all things fragrant. Sharing as well the internet connection in the lumberyard laboratory, you never know who's going to post something. At least, that's Red's excuse whenever law enforcement stops by for coffee and explanations.

  1. Gifts Under The Mass Market Christmas Tree

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    (Image stolen from here.)


    As I sit here, next to our Christmas tree, reveling in the smell of my Christmas gift - Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo - I have some very pleasant thoughts.

    We were discussing, on this thread, the pricing of niche fragrances - Andy Tauer versus Dusita. Dorje123 opined that it was tough to enter the market now as a new, affordable Henry Ford, and I agree. But it got me thinking. A bit off ...
  2. No Place Like Home

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    I used to say this about Kansas...

    It's a nice place to live, but I wouldn't want to visit there.

    I'm kinda feeling the same way about the new/old site. It seems a little bare-bones at first, but I think I'm going to get used to it.

    Yes, it's a bit primitive. Yes, it's a bit old fashioned. Yes, it's a bit like a trip back to an earlier time.

    But it's classic. REALLY classic.

    And it has ...
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  3. Ladies and Gentlemen, We're Packin' the Heat!



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    Vintage His and Hers Gift Set

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    I was on a thread here today, when something hit me.

    We were talking about how some very popular men's designer fragrances, much loved at the moment by most of the world, are completely unloved here. These fragrances are nice enough, but they just don't grab anybody's
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  4. IFRA's Bad Luck

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    Well, if IFRA would have been lucky, you would now be reading one of my most well-argued pieces ever written, in defense of their latest video.

    Unfortunately, the crashing server ate it.

    100% lost in cyberspace. I kid you not.

    Is the universe trying to tell me something? Who knows.....

    However, I intend to rally to the cause one more time. Come back later - for a link to a re-created version!

    -Red

    Updated 26th June 2011 at 10:23 PM by Redneck Perfumisto (a renewed sense of optimism!)

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  5. Flagrance Fashion Faux Pas!



    The Humor of Bad Taste and The Bad Taste of Humor - An Age-Old Dilemma

    Inspired by a forthright discussion with some of the ladies here at Basenotes, two of my favorite characters explore a thorny question of social cohesion versus individual freedom of expression. Two brothers on very different paths in life, but still united by their love of fragrance, and perhaps ...

    Updated 7th March 2011 at 02:39 AM by Redneck Perfumisto

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