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    Re: Is Amouage watering down ?

    Cacio, Kumquat, Trebor, Bigsly , Off Scenter ( he's back yay ! ) , Teardrop , Jon - I miss you. I miss everyone but I am obsessing over something else as well as perfume so my time is really kind of...
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    Re: Is Amouage watering down ?

    Hi everyone - thank you for your thoughts and replies ! :vrolijk_26:

    Update :
    I could not stand it any longer and called Luckyscent and spoke to Carlos. Poor guy had to listen to me rant about...
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    Re: Is Amouage watering down ?

    Hi everyone. Lots of love to you all.
    I am coming out of hiding to say this.
    I just bought a 100 ml bottle of Amouage Gold Woman from Luckyscent.
    Compared to the Gold Woman I had bought even in...
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    Re: A note on objections

    My take is - the report button alone is fine.
    I just think that the Dislike / Like buttons can be misused as has been said before- to gang up on a person or on a post .
    I'm sorry ..... my faith in...
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    Re: Chanel no 5 and no 19 question

    No 5 has changed a great deal . Little by little but it has changed a lot from when I first started wearing it years ago . I think my biggest issues are the longevity ( in practically all the...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Chanel Amant for me today . I love this bright red color .
  7. Re: Opinion: niche hardly seems applicable to most fragrance houses

    I also agree with this. Niche - the term is so overused now - it is indeed worthless in my eyes. Every one has jumped on the bandwagon and diluted its meaning to nothing much at all.
    For a good...
  8. Re: Parfumo.Net (a tempting new alternative to Basenotes / Fragrantica ?)

    I love Basenotes - no matter what . I guess for me , it is a loyalty thing. Basenotes and Basenoters taught me everything I know about scent .
    I also do frequent the perfume blogs like Curly but...
  9. Re: CONUS .Flash Sale : Malle Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda

    Last chance bump . Prices reduced.
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    Re: Mailbox Full, post count query. Mimi.

    Thanks Ipp - I cleared out my sent box and got your PM . I hope it's solved now. People- PM me !
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    Re: Mailbox Full, post count query. Mimi.

    Hi Grant

    I have just one - from Ipp . Please someone send me a Pm so we can test my PMs out ? Thanks !
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    Re: Mailbox Full, post count query. Mimi.

    Any news ?
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    Re: Sample of the Day - November 2013

    Mmmmmm - vanillas- and some of the best too. Thanks ! I love Tihota and Montale Vanille Absolu which was a vanilla and some smoke on me.
    Vanitas reminded me very much of Ava Luxe Angel Face or Doll...
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    Re: Bone dry, non-musky scents?

    Ubar Amouage is beautiful and dry .
    I must also add the new Mona di Orio Violette Fumee. It's a dry woody violet that opens with a blast of citrus. Unusual and good stuff.
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    Re: Mailbox Full, post count query. Mimi.

    Hi there

    Ipp- many thanks for the PM but I can't reply to you - it's saying my inbox is full . I have no PMs in my inbox but yours.

    Curly- I will be at the same address til the end of this...
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    Re: My posts and PMs disappear

    My PMs are also not working , I believe. I also think my post count is not really working. Just for the record. Thanks !
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    Re: New Tauer PHI-une rose de Kandahar

    I was reading Andy's blog about this new fragrance - sounds lush and gorgeous. I heard it's a limited edition - is this true ?
  18. Re: MDCI Paris perfumes - Are they worth the price?

    Very good juice , Ursula and IMHO they are worth the price.
  19. Re: Can a Male pull off Amouage Memoir Woman?

    I say yes , a male can wear Memoir Woman .
    Congrats on the extrait- I used to have the EDP .
  20. LAST CHANCE .CONUS . Malle Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda

    :vrolijk_26:

    For sale

    Paypal Only.
    Shipping and Paypal fees are included in the price.
    Selling because of moving house - I cannot take everything with me !

    Pictures coming. Both are in...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 5 November 2013

    Popping in to wish Dearest Hedonist a very happy birthday and a very wonderful year ahead as well.
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    Re: Two new Tauers!

    Oh lovely ! Thanks for the update. :)
  23. Re: Forget Chanel, wear some L'Encre de Hewlett Packard

    Bwahahahaha ! *LOL*
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    Re: Today I Bought - November, 2013

    Violette Fumee by Mona di Orio
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 5 November 2013

    Hello all ! I was going to say Good Morning but obviously I see it is now afternoon here. *LOL*
    (((RHM and 30 Roses))) - I am always thinking of you both and your Moms.

    I am so tired today ,...
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    Re: Kurkdjian APOM Pour Femme

    APOM Pour femme is a gorgeous frag , isn't it ? The men's is not too different to me. Either one is unisex IMHO.
    Apparently Kylie Minogue wears APOM Pour Homme.
    I can see the APOMs as very...
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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Well- would you look at that !!!
    The secret is out.... Red and I have been in partnership for years . ( Just kidding ...though it certainly looks like it. *LOL* ) Cheers Jon ! Hugs Red !
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    Re: Just tried Musc Ravageur

    Possibly the citrus and lavender plus clove ? I dunno but it's an interesting smell - sometimes reminds me of Carmex lip balm.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 4 November 2013

    (((RHM)))

    Also I am thinking of 30 Roses and her Mom . Many hugs to your Moms and to you as well.

    I have layered Violette Fumee with No 5 EDT . Love the combo .
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 4 November 2013

    Hi Jon- how weird ! I cleared out more than 50 messages a day ago .
  31. Re: Luckyscent now stocking Tom Ford Private Collection !!

    This is absolutely true but for some reason , I prefer to deal with Luckyscent . Something of a loyalty factor for me ( to support smaller businesses ) anyway .
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 4 November 2013

    Hello My dear Fragrant Friends ! Hugs !!!!!!

    This morning I am slathered in Violette Fumee by Mona di Orio.

    Also
    Primrose and Jon- I have cleared my inbox !
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    Re: Ormonde Woman

    Ormonde Woman is totally wearable by a man - very much so .
    Also I believe I read that Linda Pilkington is not a fan of powder. I find many Oj's are not powdery at all . The iso e super is not a big...
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    Re: It by Lentheric

    Tom Daxon scents
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    Re: Eau noire discontinued

    This really sucks ! Thanks for letting us know. Eau Noire is a modern classic now surely.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - November 2013

    Crushing Bloom EDP
    Tom Daxon

    21279

    Notes of lily of the valley, cardamom, pink pepper, black pepper, rose, jasmine, iris, oakmoss, vetiver , silken musks

    This is Tom Daxon's first foray...
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    Re: Update (2nd Nov)

    Many thanks for the update.
  38. Re: In Praise of "La Route d'Emeraude" by ISABEY

    Thanks for this Ursula . Must check it out.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 3 November 2013

    Morning all ! Have a gorgeous new Sunday .
    I'm wearing Violette Fumee by Mona di Orio .
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 2 November 2013.

    Good morning Gorgeous Basenoters !
    Thinking of Sea Roses- safe travels sweetie !

    This morning -I am sampling Fate Woman by Amouage. LOVE !
    Off to the gym - *yawn* - it's early but what...
  41. Re: Luckyscent now stocking Tom Ford Private Collection !!

    My heart skipped a beat for moment when I saw it. A wise move by Luckyscent .
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    Re: SOTD Friday, 1st November, 2013

    (((Sea Roses))) I am still around - a bit delayed going off this year but at least I am still around ! I have been very very tied up with things lately. Are you off again Sea Roses ? I wish you the...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - November 2013

    Woo Hoo - let's get this party started ! Thanks for the new thread for this month Teardrop . Hugs !

    Violette Fumee EDP Intense
    Mona di Orio

    Notes of : lavender, bergamot, oakmoss, violet...
  44. Luckyscent now stocking Tom Ford Private Collection !!

    :shocked:

    Just a heads up since I was drooling over the Luckyscent page just now.
    Tom Ford Private Collection on Luckyscent ! Wow ....
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    Re: Off Topic

    Just my little thought- change is good .Sometimes it sure doesn't feel good but it is for the best- in the long run. As I am in for the long run, I support changes that have occurred .
    I love the...
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    Re: INDULT is back - "Tihota"

    Wonderful news- LOVE Tihota.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 31 October 2013.

    Onda Extrait tonight.

    Hi everyone !
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    Re: Welcome Home!

    Back to Basenotes Green ! Back to frags - a good thing. Thanks- the site is working fine for me apart from the missing this and that which will be restored, no doubt.
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    Re: Sotd October 29th 2013

    Everyone - I am so sorry about my long silence- as you know I had some work issues to sort out- took longer than I thought and consumed my time and energy ! Unbelievable. Many things seem to be...
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    Re: Sotd October 29th 2013

    Boy - I am totally confused !
    I am still around everyone- good to see you all. So much is missing - I am disorinented. Basenotes green is back .
    Hi to all my friends. I have been super busy ...
  51. Re: Peace on Earth -- SotD Christmas Day-- December 25, 2012

    (((Jon))) Thanks so much my dear friend !

    Thanks Jon and lots of hugs. :)

    A very happy Christmas and a wonderful new year to all my lovely BN friends- you know who you are !
    :)
    Somehow as...
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    X belongs to X for Women by Clive Christian :D

    X belongs to X for Women by Clive Christian
    :D
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    V is for Vol de Nuit by Guerlain

    V is for Vol de Nuit by Guerlain
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    Good luck and lots of support ExtremeKF . You...

    Good luck and lots of support ExtremeKF . You know we'll be thinking of you .
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    P is for Poison by Dior

    P is for Poison by Dior
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    Re: Coco Noir de Chanel

    A link to a little bit of Coco Noir . This Chanel site is where I go if I want to drool over the keyboard.
    http://www.lachanelphile.com/2012/08/02/more-news-on-chanel-coco-noir/
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    Re: Its here :-)

    Oh it's gorgeous Galway Girl . :) Congrats and enjoy !!
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    Re: Its here :-)

    Something niche from Luckyscent ???
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    Re: Its here :-)

    Arrrghhh ! Galway Girl - you are the mistress of suspense !
  60. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Too true , Anomie Et Ivoire !
    Go, Madonna fans ! :D
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    Re: The noir of all noirs?

    +1 Serge Noire . The phoenix from the flames ! ( a la Sinead O'Connor. This is the perfume that matches her Troy. )
  62. Re: Gift for Mom gone horribly wrong: En Passant

    Hobbes - yes you are a very good son. :)
    I hope my son grows up like you !
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    Re: Its here :-)

    Oh you cannot do this to us. Tell us what is inside !! :D
  64. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Me too , Ali . I have sold one bottle of Ubar , only to re buy it again. Such is my terrible habit. It is perhaps my favorite out of the Amouages.
    It's very unique ,very long lasting - just...
  65. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Ali - Great recommendations for the Lovely Anomie Et Ivoire.

    Adore Ubar !!
  66. Re: An introduction, and where do I go from here?

    Welcome to Basenotes ! :)
    +1 for trying out the Les Exclusifs from Chanel .
  67. Re: hello! i got a serious sweet tooth lately! :D Would you name your favourite foody vanilla perfum

    Yes ! This is pure cocoa powder and chocolate on me. Really good . :)
  68. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Tdem- it happened to me too. I woke up one day with this ' sudden ,inexplicable urge to have it". :) I am so glad I have it though I only have the modern Diorissimo .I do love it. Carmencanada...
  69. Re: You Smell like an older gentleman (Cuir de Russie)

    Cuir de Russie is truly a beautiful scent and transcends gender , age and even others' opinion....... IMHO :D!
    I will never forget being in the Chanel boutique at Heathrow terminal 3 ,killing...
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    Re: Carnal Flower: Help Me Love It!

    Carnal Flower - this will be one of my loves till the end of my life.Wonderful stuff ! *sigh *
    If I ever see Frederic Malle in person - I will tell him that. :)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 8th August 2012

    Happy 20th birthday wishes to Lady M's daughter ! To be 20 again ! :) Lady M - you smells gorgeous and I wanna sniff you.

    This morning I am soaking my skin in Hypnotic Poison. It's just gotta be...
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    Just throwing in a curve . Luctor et Emergo by...

    Just throwing in a curve .
    Luctor et Emergo by People Of The Labyrinths .
    Cherry cough syrup . Worth a sniff ! :)
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    RainDropSparkle ! Lovely to see you and smelling...

    RainDropSparkle ! Lovely to see you and smelling exquisite too . :)
    Anomie Et Ivoire - thanks Sweetie :)
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    Re: Coco Noir de Chanel

    I still have not been able to spot Coco Noir at my local Macy's - here's to hoping duty free will have some bottles to try out.
    Arwen - good to see you ! :) I also love Coco Mademoiselle extrait -...
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    Permanent crown is now affixed - rather painfully...

    Permanent crown is now affixed - rather painfully I might add !
    I punched my dentist in the arm ( playfully ) three times at the height of the pain . He deserves it and his assistant cheered . :D ...
  76. My other rave : Hypnotic Poison despite the...

    My other rave :
    Hypnotic Poison despite the reformulation .
    This is the scent that took me out of my ' box ' years ago . I was completely rigid with my fragrance wearings . I had never worn...
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    Lovely account Jujy - thanks for sharing ....

    Lovely account Jujy - thanks for sharing . Definitely L'Heure Bleue is evocative of that special hour . :)
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    Mitsouko Profumo by Acqua di Parma

    Mitsouko
    Profumo by Acqua di Parma
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    Morning all ! Hypnotic Poison today . :) Have a...

    Morning all !
    Hypnotic Poison today . :) Have a good one .
  80. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    2 more raves .
    1. Chanel Gardenia in extrait. One of my earlier loves and I believe it always will be. I desperately desire and covet the 900 ml extrait bottle . One day , one day , one day .
    ...
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    Re: SotD Monday 6th August 2012

    Lots of hugs and thoughts for ExtremeKF and Anomie Et Ivoire .

    This afternoon after wearing the hell out of Carnal Flower , I am refreshing myself with Clive Christian's No .1 for Women . I...
  82. Re: hello! i got a serious sweet tooth lately! :D Would you name your favourite foody vanilla perfum

    A Lab On Fire's What We Do In Paris Is Secret. Lovely sweeet stuff.
    Mon Precieux Nectar by Guerlain .
    Jalaine Vanilla perfume oil.
    +1 for the Hypnotic Poison recommendations as well .
  83. Re: Photos of Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluide (the notes are quit interesting)

    I am still looking forward to trying this myself and to form my own opinion about it. Reading reviews is always fun though. :)
    I love the idea of 'black fluid.' :)
    I do like the bottle.
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    Re: SotD Monday 6th August 2012

    (((Anomie Et Ivoire )))
  85. Re: Photos of Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluide (the notes are quit interesting)

    Yes, I know. I read with interest though and yes ....the pain ! Oh well ,better to know.
  86. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Thanks again Kumquat!
  87. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    That is also very interesting information, BurgundyMarsh - thank you for that. :)
  88. Re: You are embarrassed that you don't like...

    Musc Ravageur - golly- I really tried to like this one and even had the 50 ml bottle. Just such a disturbing scent to me.
    However, I am NOT embarrassed that I dislike J'Adore by Dior ! :D
  89. Re: Advice needed re listing decants on EBay

    Interesting 30 Roses ! So it's still not allowed in the US but I see SO many decant listings for niche perfumes on Ebay - it's so blatantly obvious - up to 15 ml decants as well.
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    Re: SotD Monday 6th August 2012

    ((( ExtremeKF))) I will be thinking of you . Lots of support and much love.

    Well, you all know I am back in love ( not that I was ever *out* of love with it ...just distracted ...) with Carnal...
  91. Re: Advice needed re listing decants on EBay

    Yes, I also noticed the rise in decant listing on Ebay ... +1 for any news re this ?
  92. Re: Recommendation for something similar to but more complex than Nasomatto Silver Musk

    I love Nasomatto Silver Musk . Perhaps Musk to Musk by Montale ? I love this one too.
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    Re: Twiggy launces fragrance

    Yes ,I saw Twiggy plug this on one of the home shopping networks here in the US. No further comments !
  94. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Thanks Kumquat! There really IS a difference with the perfumes from NON US .
  95. Re: Photos of Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluide (the notes are quit interesting)

    I can't wait to try Lady Gaga's scent.

    Out of interest, I found this review of it on this great blog which I read regularly. ...
  96. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Not a new fling but really a renewed love affair . You know.... like a couple who have known each other since high school but somehow drifted apart and married other people ? Then all of the sudden ,...
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    Re: Email backlog issues

    Thanks very much , Grant.
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    Re: What do you consider

    The thing is, I will still buy a scent at increased cost. It doensn't matter to me if it's a Malle and Carnal Flower or Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel . if I love it , wear it and I can afford to, then...
  99. Re: Something along the line of Serges Luthens Datura Noir

    Also Mahora by Guerlain or Mayotte by Guerlain ,if you can find some.
  100. Re: Something along the line of Serges Luthens Datura Noir

    +1 Hypnotic Poison
    Confetto by Profumum ( more anise )

    This two are very similar .
    Hypnotic Poison and Confetto are sweeter to me though and Datura Noir has a more pronounced myrrh note to it....
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