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    Re: Getting to know Helitrope

    So you are referring to Jaipur Homme as having heliotrope then? I had been assuming the women's version. Will have to have another look.
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    Re: Getting to know Helitrope

    I will have to test the Etro it sounds like. I have also had Jaipur on my list to test for a while. I tested L'eau D'Hiver the other day and found it so light I could scarcely be certain that it was...
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    Re: Vintages of Caron Pour un Homme

    Hmmm, well, I hadn't actually looked for civet until you've asked but I do notice it distinctly in the LPBL I am currently wearing. If you've ever worn the vintage Hermes Eau d'Hermes with the...
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    Re: Vintages of Caron Pour un Homme

    I've just now acquired one of the large bottles of Caron Pour un Homme Les Plus Belles Lavandes (the size that Bigsly shared a picture of). It is quite different to the 80's version. I have some of...
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    Re: Getting to know Helitrope

    That makes sense to me Donna as I found the my EdP of L'Heure Bleue from about 2 years ago is quite full of Heliotrope while I would not have said that of the parfum version I have. I just bought a...
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    Re: Getting to know Helitrope

    Story of my life Cacio, guess I will have to get by on my Vintage Parfum.
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    Re: Getting to know Helitrope

    Yes, Piver, just a typo.

    Thanks for all the ideas. When was heliotropin banned, is that recent. Do I need to reinforce my supply of L'Heure Bleue?
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    Re: Dried, dark fruits.

    I'd recommend sampling the Slumberhouse range.
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    Re: Shalimar Concentrations?

    Well, I'll differ and say that I very much enjoy the current EDT. I also enjoy a good vintage clock EdC and I have a lovely vintage Parfum. Each has a different character but I find them all...
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    Re: Joy, Diorissimo, or Soap?

    I too find Joy soapy, but also No 5. Though I feel they are soapy in different ways. I am unable to comment on what I perceive that way, in terms of ingredients though.
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    Getting to know Helitrope

    So I'm acquainting myself better with Heliotrope. I may have fallen head over heels for it of late.

    Today, in the mail came Crown Perfumery Heliptrope and I also have LT Piver Heliotrope Blanc en...
  12. Thread: Imagine that

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    Re: Imagine that

    I have no idea how to choose just one. I'm so very fickle that it's certain as soon as I gave up all but one I'd wish I'd chosen differently. But in my top five at present are Slumberhouse Zahd,...
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    Re: Habanita L'esprit

    I have this on my 'to buy' list. It's inexpensive and I find it to be a refreshing happy scent. Not the same as Habanita, but a nice scent in it's own right. I have a couple decants from some kind...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd March 2015

    Thanks Jon, I've missed you all too but find I only have time for one forum at a time and I've been doing a bit of trading at a site that has quite a bit more trading going on. But it's not for lack...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    Thanks for that Rynegne, and for your review above. Sova and Ore are two which I really love from this house, along with Zahd and Jeke and so I am hopeful. I will seek to not notice the Patchouli...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd March 2015

    Bonjour! I'm in Notre Flore Iris L`Occitane today!
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    Shoot, I need to get down to the Mailbox! This sounds amazing! (a little nervous at the mention of Patch, but we shall see).
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    Re: Found a store with lots of vintage, need help

    Oh my goodness, what I would do to get my hands on that Parure! You have certainly found a wonderful gold mine! Congratulations!
  19. Re: New! New! New! — Unprecedented Vintages and the Avant-Garde

    I think that Balenciaga Le Dix has little to compare to it in today's market and it's rather bold.

    Caron Acaciosa Parfum is unique, along with Pois de Senteur. I think modern people can easily...
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    Re: Old Pharmacies and Vintage Fragrances

    I'll take the Zibeline and the Replique please!

    I don't think they have anything quite like that around here. too bad.
  21. Re: How much of your wardrobe do you currently use?

    I'd just be guessing if I picked a number that I use, but I'm going to guess that 20% is used regularly with 50% being used at least twice a year. I've been in a process of culling those that I...
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    ISO Vintage Dior Addict EdP

    I'm looking for a vintage box of Dior Addict. Have a look in my wardrobe to learn what I am swapping.
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    Re: Your favorite Iris (Orris) scents

    I do love Iris these days. Here are my favorites.

    Iris Silver Mist
    Infusion D'Iris Absolue
    Iris Nazarena
    Iris 39
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel - Misia coming Feb 2015?

    oooooh, this sounds very intriguing! Thanks for the info
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    Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    My favorites from this line are Cuir de Russie lovely soft leather, 28 La Pausa wonderful Iris, Beige is a sweet honeyed bit of light sophistication. I also like 1932, though I haven't pulled the...
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    Re: Why do we do it?

    Personally, I rarely find that others even notice my scent at all, so it certainly isn't for the benefit of others.

    I have always had a super sensitive nose and so I think perhaps I enjoy...
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    Re: Women under 35 and classic perfumes

    I have grown to believe that age has little to do with taste in fragrance. I believe it has much more to do with developing ones nose. If you are only used to smelling one type of fragrance, than...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    Hello friends. You're all smelling rather enticing. Do wonder what a room full of us would smell like. Would that be good? I can't quite decide. But then, my boudoir, I. Which I am always spraying...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10th December 2014

    Hello all! Hope you are all well. I haven't been around here much and have yet to read everyone's tales to get myself caught up. Just popping in to say 'top o the mornin' to ya! I'm wearing vintage...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    I'm glad to have you with me in the 'No to Aperηu ' club Erin, lol. I was beginning to think I might have gone off my rocker.
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    Re: Histoires de Parfum 1889 Moulin Rouge

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    Re: Which Lush did I try?

    See, I did get burning tires from BoG. Hard to say with all noses being different.
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    Re: Balenciaga Le Dix : The Hunt Begins

    Lol, thanks Ken! It did make one feel like a grown up. I'll be keeping my eyes peeled for the right opportunity!
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    Balenciaga Le Dix : The Hunt Begins

    I've tested a current version and really like it. I haven't tested vintage but I will be surprised if I don't like it. I've read that there is a marked difference in which are good and which are...
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    Re: How long have you been collecting?

    I'm relatively new to it, having started mid 2013.
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    Re: Which Lush did I try?

    That sounds like Breath of God to me.
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    Re: The best Violet Perfume....

    I also just discovered Kenzo Flower and enjoyed it. And somehow I neglected mentioning Caron N'Aimez Que Moi!
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    Re: Histoires de Parfum 1889 Moulin Rouge

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    Re: My meeting with Francis Kurkdjian

    Hednic, there may be an option when you are playing the image to save it to the memory stick. That is what I would try first. Otherwise, connecting to your PC with the original camera cable should be...
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    Re: The best Violet Perfume....

    I have two favorites: Apres L'Ondee and Keiko Mecheri Genie de Bois. Both are powdery violets done in a rather classic style. For a more modern, sweet violet candie feel, I do like Histoires de...
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Don't forget to scour yard sales! You can find some surprising deals there! Good luck to you!
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    Re: 50% off code for fragrancenet!!

    That is actually 15% off. :(
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    My bottle of Nuit de Tubereuse arrived a couple of days ago. It is even better than the test was. Of course, I was able to use more via spray. Not the least bit disappointed. The longevity is...
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    Re: Traversee du Bosphore-- Searching for some samples

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    Re: November Purchases 2014

    I haven't bought a thing in at least a month, but I did trade for the following happy new goodies.

    Jardins de Bagatelle
    Fracas Vintage 200 ml splash
    Nuit de Tubereuse 50 ml nearly full
    Backup...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st November 2014

    Hello friends. I'm off buying completely for a while but have success with a couple trades lately. Still have vestiges of last nights Nuit de Tubereuse But I'm actually wearing a spray of...
  48. Thread: please help

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    Re: please help

    By the way, Velvet Rose & Oud layers beautifully with Saffron.
  49. Re: How does Lyric woman stack up or are there better alternatives?

    I had forgotten, but Evangeline mentions Cafe Rose and it is, indeed a very rich red Rose. Good one to try. I'll agree that Une Rose is beautiful but if you or your wife are at all sensitive to ISO...
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    This is a much needed stance, thank you Grant. I agree though, that it might make more sense to post it in the MFD.
  51. Re: How does Lyric woman stack up or are there better alternatives?

    This is a really beautiful scent and I do love it. I don't find it wearable as an everyday scent. It's quite rich and sumptuous and can be a bit overwhelming if worn repeatedly. However, if you...
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    Re: The Joy of Living With Fragrance

    I'm glad you all enjoyed it. I always find retro advertising so interesting. My, how things have changed.
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    Avon Fragrances?

    A while back I purchased a box of vintage fragrances at a yard sale for a song. $7 for the whole lot of them. Included was a 1 oz flower shaped bottle by Avon which I've since learned in called...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    Fun to read your thoughts CN! Thanks for sharing them. I too am surprised at how differently we all seem to experience these fragrances. I didn't write a review for JeIN as it didn't work for me...
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    The Joy of Living With Fragrance

    Hello friendly fragrance lovers. I thought some of you might enjoy this old Avon video explaining perfumes origin and uses.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw3fl1UKpao
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  57. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    Thanks for sharing that video. Very interesting.
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    I'm glad I wasn't the only one David! ;)
  59. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    The verbal sparring is unhelpful. But I do appreciate the things many of you have said to shed light on the way men and women interact. I think the most important factor in the sexes getting along is...
  60. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    Did you really just make THIS comment in THIS thread??!!??!!
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    Feminin Pluriel

    This perfume has a somehow familiar floral opening. It's got a bit of greeness under mixture of florals. I can't really pick out the specific florals as they are well blended. ...
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    Well said!
  63. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    I think we all feel ignored at times David. That is to say, I certainly do. I think perhaps the key is to remember that people respond to what they especially resonate with. It's not that they are...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    I've worked my way through all but the Madhat and Pluriel, both of which I have personal samples of. I will do those two later this week from my samples and I will ship out the box of samples to...
  65. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    Yes, I think you make a good point here. I don't think it's even true that many men WANT to degrade femininity or women, but since the culture has only recently even tried to consider the genders as...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 3 November, 2014

    Good morning all! Here's hoping the weekend has been kind to you and you are refreshed for getting back into the fray this week.

    I'm still experiencing last nights Fresh Cream by Philosophy....
  67. Re: Recommendations for 50-year whose husband doesn't like florals

    +1 Chanel No 19 (you might also check out the No 19 Poudre, for a bit softer feel)

    Also, perhaps Prada Infusion D'Iris
  68. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    Huh, that is an interesting question. Perhaps chalk it up to the fact that their are differences between genders including tendency among women to pick up nuances of meaning often lost on men. I find...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    I much prefer your suggestions Socalwoman! Thanks my dear!

    Cytherian, that is a sweet ride! You look well in it! I wish you another opportunity in one! I feel that way about my Mini! Best car...
  70. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    I definitely agree that specific gender roles have to have looked different in different times and in different cultures. That is clear as can be. I do find it interesting that certain things seem...
  71. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    You may be absolutely right Katy, as to LLS's intent. I was certainly referring to some other articles I've read of late on the subject and making the assumption we were speaking of the same...
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    Re: 1889 Moulin Rouge -- Searching for some samples

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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    Now I'm hanging my head in shame. Well, I guess she is physically a reasonably attractive woman, but her character and personality often make me ill. Hmmm, must get surgery!!!
  74. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    I will add though, that I think most men who identify as very masculine would feel degraded if someone told them they were effeminate. In the same way, I think most women who identify as feminine...
  75. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    I've read references to what you are saying here, that there is no historical precedent for gender roles in ancient history and while I appreciate that this is what is being taught within much of...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 1st November 2014

    Popping in to report that I am wearing Jovan Musk Oil layered with Tabu. It's pretty darn nice! Who knew such cheapos could work so beautifully! By the way, both are the current, in store versions....
  77. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    In all honesty, I did ask this question earlier in my quest. Well, not whether it was degrading, but whether people (female ones) did it, and which ones they liked. It was a helpful discussion to me...
  78. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    I have recently gone quite mad for Caron Pour un Homme! But perhaps I should be concerned as you mention. Maybe my estrogen levels will begin to plummet?
  79. Thread: No!-vember

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    Re: No!-vember

    I think I should join your in No----vember! I also anticipate DECIDEagainstember! I did pretty badly in Stoptober! But, I did sell lots of stuff, so that is something.
  80. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    I've noticed the site being very slow for me for the last week. Today it is worse than ever. I am using Chrome in the US on a Windows 7 platform.
  81. Re: Do you smell like people around you, like people on basenotes, or like no one in particular?

    I never smell like anyone around me. Though I think I'd be smelling like at least a few BNers.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 31, 2014

    Hello to all. I'm still sampling and today is Une Nuit Magnetique by Diptyque so perhaps that fits with the sync? Not actually black, but night is rather dark. Yeah, I'll go with that.

    Thanks to...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    I enjoy seeing the pics of actual peeps quite a bit! So thanks for those. The others were amusing, but slightly disappointing (see aforementioned appreciation clause). Here is a recent pic of me,...
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    Re: Plastic vs. glass atomizer?

    Accessories for Fragrance is a great company who sell atomizers that don't leak. Also, bestbottles. Com
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    It certainly was Kumquat! I'm learning more about myself and what I like so it, indeed, great experience! We all have our own taste and that is a good thing! I am happy to know that my reviews were...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    Houbigant Aperηu

    I won't lie, the opening of this was has always seemed screechy and unpleasant to me. Is it massively aldyhydic? Because of that, I think I have had a tough time giving it a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 30 October, 2014

    Hello all, I've been meaning to pop in here, but have been remiss. Do please excuse me.

    30R, his to your poor DD, what a horrible think to deal with at her age. Hopefully full healing will take...
  88. [USA] Miel de Bois + Wide Variety of Niche and Designer to Swap -- Newly Sorted

    These are all the items from my wardrobe that I am willing to swap.

    I have a 50 ml bottle of Serge Lutens Miel de Bois up for swap, 35% remaining.

    I also have Clinique Happy in Bloom 2013 1 Fl...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    Surprisingly, I feel I have finished with L'Artisans Rappelle Toi. It was rather short lived on my skin so here are my thoughts.

    Rappelle Toi

    I've resisted the urge to look up the notes first,...
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    Re: No more lady traders?

    I am open to swaps but haven't had too many times when it worked out, mainly because we aren't offering the right things I guess. But that said, I'm open and a lady!
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    Re: ** TABU ** your opinions please

    I would like to get a bottle of the Parfum at some point. Of course, it will be vintage as it was quite some time ago that it was even available.

    I don't get a 'Puta' vibe from it either....
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    Re: Please help me I'm so lost!!!

    Welcome Hayfever, I'm just south of you in the Tucson area. It definitely makes a difference on my skin how a fragrance wears in the unforgiving heat of late Spring, Summer and early Fall. Have you...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    I received the very happy package on Monday from RHM, thanks m'dear.

    So I began my testing yesterday, wearing Nuit de Tubereuse as RHM made me soooo curious with her lovely report. Funny thing is,...
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    Re: Caron Pour un Homme - Which Vintage?

    Do you guys get longevity from yours? Or perhaps I should ask how long do you find it typically lasts?
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    Re: USPS and mailing fragrances

    I recently experienced a major change in my post office. Previously(2 months ago?) they would ask if it was perfume, I'd say yes and they'd ship ground for about $2.95 for a batch of samples in a...
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    Caron Pour un Homme - Which Vintage?

    I recently obtained two different samples of CPuH, both of which are said to be current. However, they are very different. Both have a super blast of lavender in the opening, a medicinal level. Not...
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    Re: Sample Pass-- woody white florals, chypres...

    I have to chime in to add my own appreciation of RHM's awesome reviews. I am very much looking forward to trying NdT, having read your review through a couple of times. I'm also excited to try the...
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    Re: Best taking a dump scent?

    I have to agree that Pooperie should do the trick. Simply add a spray before assuming the position (into the toilet, for those uninitiated) and proceed as usual with your regular fragrance. You can...
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    Re: Primrose (70's) from Perfume house London

    How exciting for you! Congratulations! Where did you find it?
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    Re: Saved by a scent

    I adore Interlude, feminine version! But I have had a similar thing with Fate. I loved it at first (and that lovely bottle, ooooooh!) but now, it can't seem to hold my attention.

    As to the...
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