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Suspending Sniff 'n' Speak Saturdays

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Given Basenotes' recent/recurring connection issues and the leveling off of participation in SotD threads, I'm going to cease dedicating a thread to SnS. Once upon a time, the theme subjects were discussed in depth, and we challenged ourselves to try new scents. These threads have become good reference resources, so, I'll blog the material seen below, in case anyone wants to again finds those links.

Thank you for contributing to the fun and knowledge, BNers.

See you in the regular SotD and especially on Synchronization Fridays. ~ “Quarry” Joy



For newcomers, here's the lowdown on this monthly online event:
Every member, any gender, novice or veteran sniffer, is invited to apply a fragrance related to the theme of the month (listed below) and share your thoughts on the first Saturday of the month. This isn't a mandatory assignment; it's just for fun. Because not everyone logs in on weekends, you're encouraged to continue to add comments within this themed thread on subsequent days. If you don't join us for this month's discussion, please look ahead at the tentative lineup and join in at a later date.
JANUARY ~ Oriental
(warmth, flowers, spices, woods & vanilla)
FEBRUARY ~ Animalic
(civet-, castoreum-, leather-, or musk-influenced scents)

MARCH ~ Chypre
(used to be defined by oakmoss presence, but ...?)
APRIL ~ Floral
(single solifore or full bouquet of flowers)
MAY~ Fruity
(single sweet fruits or a bowl of fruity-florals)
JUNE ~ Citrus
(hesperidic: bergamot, lemon, orange, grapefruit, tangerine, etc.)
JULY ~ Green
(fresh leaves & grasses)
AUGUST ~ Fresh or aquatic
(cool, dewy notes and seaside scents)
SEPTEMBER ~ Opposite-Gender Fragrance
OCTOBER ~ Ambery
(dark, light or blond amber as feature note)
NOVEMBER ~ Spicy
(warm notes associated with cooking)
DECEMBER ~ Gourmand
(fragrances with a foody note, but not usually fruity--save for May)
Looking for suggestions?
See previous SnS discussions:
Oriental — Jan. 2007, Jan. 2008, Jan. 2009, Jan. 2010, Jan. 2011, Jan. 2012, Jan. 2013
Animalic — Feb. 2007, Feb. 2008, Feb. 2009, Feb. 2010, Feb. 2011, Feb. 2012
Chypre — March 2007, March 2008, March 2009, March 2010, March 2011, March 2012
Floral — April 2007, April 2008, April 2009, April 2010, April 2011, April 2012
Fruity — May 2007, May 2008, May 2009, May 2010, May 2011, May 2012
Citrus — June 2007, June 2008, June 2009, June 2010, June 2011, June 2012
Green — July 2008, July 2009, July 2010, July 2011, July 2012
Fresh — Aug. 2008, Aug. 2009, Aug. 2010, Aug. 2011, Aug. 2012
Fougere — Sept. 2007
Opposite Gender — Sept. 2008, Sept. 2009, Sept. 2010, Sept. 2011, Sept. 2012
Ambery — Oct. 2007, Oct. 2008, Oct. 2009, Oct. 2010, Oct. 2011, Oct. 2012
Spicy — Nov. 2007, Nov. 2008, Nov. 2009, Nov. 2010, Nov. 2011, Nov. 2012
Gourmand — Dec. 2007, Dec. 2008, Dec. 2009, Dec. 2010, Dec. 2011, Dec. 2012
For the months of July and August 2007, regular BN was offline and supporters had access to an abbreviated site. We discussed aquatics and greens, but those posts are no longer accessible.
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