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  1. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Got a big stash from Remik today: ADP Colonia Intensa, Bois D'Argent, UNUM LAVS and Coromandel.

    Bullet proof packaging, stunning presentation…land I love the new spray bottles.

    There's been...
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    Re: Which fragrances ARE ahead of their time?

    L'Air du Desert Marocain is ahead of its time.
  3. Re: Plan C: Not scrapping the Marketplace, but making it better instead

    As someone who purchases splits, I consider myself lucky to have found this site. Without it, I would never even have come close to 1/10th of the frags I have now, Id just buy one bottle of something...
  4. Re: Do you know where I can buy La Collection Privée with low price?

    Bad people for steeling.

    Try the dior boutique in singapore....its in the shoppes by the bay opposite the marina bay sands casino...few weeks ago they were doing 25% off...plus you get gst refund.
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    Re: Luca Turin and Tauer L`Air du desert Marocain.

    Oh, to be 21 again :)

    ...i tried a sample of this a few minutes ago and love it because its so arid and aloof.
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    Re: what do you do??

    I test stuff.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I know…its bloody ridiculous…I get friends to pick me up a bottle or two when they're in Paris….last time I paid 148 Euro each for 120ml of Tabarome and BDP…and then got a VAT refund of 17 or 19% at...
  8. Re: Ormonde Jayne ' Ormande Man ' James Bond in a Bottle ?

    007 would never ask anyones opinion…he'd listen to moneypenny fannying around a bit, and Q's stuffy admonitions...then he'd go ahead and do whatever he wanted and make up his excuses later.

    FWIW,...
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    Re: Invading Personal Space?

    Sounds great.....

    Me...if i dont like a smell around me, i just move.
  10. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Hi Remik

    Since the Coromandel split hasn't filled up entirely, could you please adjust my portion to 50ml only (previous was 50 + 25 mls).

    Also, if possible, could you put me down for 10ml of...
  11. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Hey Remik I can imagine it must be PM overload at your end…so please don't read this as a sign of my impatience….just wanted to point out in case you missed my PM:

    1. Bois D'Argent split is full...
  12. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Remik, kindly put me down for 75ml of Coromandel, mate…I never thought this hypnotising elixir would make a re-appearance…one of the few things I've gone full bottle on in the past and never...
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    Re: I just tried M7!

    I had the exact same experience with Yatagan and Caron Pour Homme…i have them away for free to a relative. I haven't yet mustered up the courage to ask them if they like it.
  14. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Aah yes, Happy Birthday Remik…the one day you get to relax from your busy splitting schedule….haha.
  15. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Acqua di Parma/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Remik is you inbox still full mate? I sent you a PM enquiring about the possibility of consolidating my two splits together once the last spot on Bois D'Argent fills up (fingers crossed).
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    Re: Aus Liebe Zum Duft/First in Fragrance.

    Ordered some stuff through them 2 weeks back…it showed as 'in stock'….they emailed me a week later and said they didn't have any of it any more and were wiring for new stock... someone else ordered...
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    Re: Terrible experience with StrawberryNet.com

    Sorry to hear you had a bad experience…I have used them while ordering from Singapore and once I submit card details, I get an sms on my phone with a code that I have to input into the security...
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    Re: Aventus -VS- Tabarome Millesime

    I have tried both and can safely say that Aventus is a must in the arsenal of any horse (or filly) whisperer.
  19. ADP Shave stuff online – Any good sources

    Want to get some ADP Colonia Intensa Shave Balm and collezione barbieri shave cream.

    Not interested in all the big stores…any nice niche loyalty discount websites ala FragranceX …the latter don't...
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    Re: Essenza Nobile reliable?

    Its good when they take off VAT…I was contemplating a purchase from an Italy based site recommended here and the guys refused to take off the VAT even though I was requesting shipping to Asia and...
  21. Re: [INTL] Creed WINDSOR/Dior FEVE DELICIEUSE/Slumberhouse/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/+++

    Once again Remik delivers….received my Cuir D' Ange…what an amazing fragrance! Thanks.
  22. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    If that is the case and your facial hair does turn grey, spraying aventus (batch zz01) will turn it black again.
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    Re: Patchouli imperial

    I tried a sample of this and was blown away but i can see how it may not appeal to everyone...the names is very apt too.

    Patch imperial....love the drydown...but the first hours i dont care much...
  24. Re: CREED WINDSOR/Slumberhouse/Roja Dove/Armani Prive/Dior Privee/Amouage/Frapin/+++

    Just wanted to know what the codes 'ePS' and 'ePH' next to the split-ees name stand for?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    What's that got to do with the price of fish?
  26. Re: Roja Dove/Armani Privé/Dior Privée/Creed/Xerjoff/Amouage/Acqua di Parma/Heeley/+++

    Hey Remik i just read that epic locked thread....wtf.....lol.....the cheek of some of these young whippersnappers. Keep splitting man, love your work!
  27. Re: Roja Dove/Creed/Dior Privee/Tom Ford Private Blend/Amouage/Armani Prive/Chanel Les Exclusifs

    Although I had hopped off the Remik Express a few stations ago, I am glad to have jumped back on.

    What can I say? Remik rocks…amazing attention to detail, communication, packaging and quality with...
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    Re: Royal oud blind buy ?

    Armani Prive Oud Royal is very nice. Id give it a sample sniff to see if you like it.
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    Re: Is Tuscan Leather an 'attractive' fragrance?

    I wouldnt call it attractive but sexy....i would actively encourage people to dislike it.....one less person wearing it makes it that little bit less common.
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    I wouldn't have known where to look if not for your photograph….the embossing was too faint to detect on mine but yeah…both mine are 3174.
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    This is not the version where you spray 2 sprays and it lasts a day…i reckon you gotta go hog wild….like the 8 spray guys.

    Also, haven't been bitten by anyone yet.
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    The base of my can has the numbers 33232 AL

    Box has a long number sequence under barcode:
    3 365440 245242

    Below the barcode, outside the barcode printing area the number reads 16000

    Either...
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    Re: The healing scent of sandalwood

    Ive seen it ar a big store near me....very affordable and smells divine.

    But wonder if mysore sandal soap contains genuine sandal....anyone know for sure.

    The manufacturer of this soap is a...
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    Got mine….smells nice and potent….love the anise note….I couldn't find the Batch no 4008 printed anywhere on the outer box, nor the can.
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    Nice work guys....i am sure we can raise the price of oil next if we all try....hehehehe.
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    Re: what is your favorite montale and why?

    I have only sampled half a dozen of montales offerings and own 2 of them....but this is not a brand i like.

    I find their stuff to be devoid of any subtlety or finesse....the scents ive smelt are...
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    Some time back, I had read that Fragrancex didn't ship fast enough…seems to have changed, since I got an email the same day saying my stuff had shipped.
    Can't wait.
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    Re: Very strange level of service

    That was a very poor show by the shop in question. Must say I've never come across such rudeness before. I hope it was an isolated, thoughtless act, or they will drive away anyone who calls.
    ...
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme tin can for cheap!

    I jumped on this immediately…got two for good measure.

    Hednic, I also discovered that the code you provided (FALL2014) still works for 11% off and free shipping …didn't get free shipping though...
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    Re: Should I wear Aventus for a job interview

    Don't wear it to the interview…wear it to your first day on the job and let everyone know that things are gonna be different around here from now on.
  41. Re: Roja Dove/Creed/Dior Privee/Tom Ford Private Blend/Amuage/Armani Prive/Jovoy Paris/Anat Fritz/Ch

    I have become quite the perfumista thanks to these excellent splits that Remik hosts….got my latest selection….topnotch as usual. Excellent packaging and outstanding attention to detail. Must say I...
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    Re: What's a good ambergris perfume?

    Few years ago, I remember trying Creed Baie de Genievre which had a great ambergris note….nowadays Im enjoying ambergris in Dior Ambre Nuit.
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    Hi Grant

    I agree with your sentiments entirely....in light of this, could you perhaps review this old thread and see whether it still deserves to be on this forum?
    ...
  44. Re: Going to a big board meeting, what should I wear?

    Good choice…very unique. Loved my time with coromandel.

    Was also ging to suggest Penhaligon's Sartorial .
  45. Re: Going to a big board meeting, what should I wear?

    Others may disagree but Ive always been careful with TL in office situations....its just too damn sexy.

    It really sends out that full on clubbing vibe....(let's hit the toilets and do some...
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    Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather... Discuss

    A masterpiece for those times when you choose not to be subtle.
  47. Re: Buying Acqua Di parma Collezione Barbieri Shaving Crean Tub Online

    Very true...strawberrynet has free shipping almost always but i dont see it carried on their site...i used to buy the gel version from them. Maybe its a matter of just waiting. Thanks for your help.
  48. Buying Acqua Di parma Collezione Barbieri Shaving Crean Tub Online

    Any online site you can recommend (preferably US) that doesn't charge an arm and a leg on shipping overseas….First in Fragrance is about 25 euros to singapore, premiere avenue is 45 euros which costs...
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    Re: Any place to buy rive gauch ph online?

    Thanks hednic.....they charge 50 usd to ship overseas on a product that costs 46 usd....they are just taking the piss :)

    I might have to call them and see what options are possible.
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    Re: My short review: Knize Ten

    Ohh, really? I thought tl was a bit bad boy...lol.

    Now im really intrigued.

    Was reading a review here where someone likened it to bringing a bouquet of flowers into a petrol station.
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    Any place to buy rive gauch ph online?

    Or is amazon still my only hope? Can amazon vendors be trusted? Ive only bought stuff sold and fulfilled by amazon in the past not from their affiliates....i would be annoyed if i ended up copping a...
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    Re: NEW PARFUMS DE NICOLAI - New York Intense

    After reading all the raves a la turin and now this,mive got NY on my to do list. 30ml is the ideal size and i wish all perfume came with that option.
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    Re: Thinking About Buying Invasion Barbare

    Im a fan of creed bdp it used to be my signature for years....does ib fall in the same ballpark roughly?
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    Re: My short review: Knize Ten

    This has been on my radar for a while.....if i LOVE tuscan leather, what are my chances of liking K10?

    Unreasonable question i know, but still.....
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    Re: Edouard Roschi on Rose 31 and Le Labo

    I like all the descriptions although i cant vouch for their accuracy.....however people may have different frames of reference....one persons walk by the sea may differ from anothers.
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes smells like piss?

    Alternately, find new friends.
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    Re: What's a good Sandalwood?

    A topic Ive been interested in myself. However Ive been disappointed by both Tam Dao (meh!) and Bois des Isles (too weak on my skin).

    Does anyoe know of a fragrance that uses mysore sandal as its...
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    Re: The Most Classic Smelling Men's Cologne

    Did not see any votes for Guerlain Derby....I wouldve placed it in my top 3.
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    Poll: Re: Les Exclusifs by Chanel - Pick your favorite!

    +1....Coromandel, out of all ive tested.
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    Re: My collection, three months in.

    Quality, not quantity, is what i say to myself as a means of consolation.
  61. Re: Shock and awww! Nasomatto Blamage mini email gif. Possibly nsfw

    I liked the nasomatto website with gualtieri swinging across the page on a chandelier....summed up the house's irreverence very nicely. This tries a bit hard though....lol.
  62. Thread: Ta Ta For Now

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    Re: Ta Ta For Now

    Wise move.
  63. Re: Tom Ford White Suede smells just like a woman's...

    I ordered a sample solely on the basis of the thread title and have to concur.

    The only thing I wil add (at the risk of incriminating myself) is that the smell is like more of an...
  64. Re: Parfums Raffy - anyone order from them recently?

    Was going to start a new thread but saw this first.

    Just received an order that I had made with them. Took about a week to get to Singapore.....order was accurately filled, well packed and 6...
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    Re: I want "clean" but something distinguished

    I tried some Tom Ford White Suede and it felt very clean and elegant to the nose.
  66. Re: What's your favourite oriental in the heat and humidity?

    Im surrounded by heat and humidity all year around....have had outstanding results with Coromandel.
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    Re: I really hate the note yuzu.

    Yutu?
  68. Poll: Re: How many of you are "serious collectors?" POLL.

    Do collectors use their fragrances till they are all gone and then hang on to the bottle....or does collecting mean laying off the juice as well?
  69. Miller Harris Fumee Series - Which to pick?

    Tried the Fumee´ classic and it's great, doesn't overdo the incense, just right....I thought it was perhaps a bit subtle on me and hence wondering if its the best choice.

    Has anyone tried the...
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    Re: Tom Ford virgin......

    Timid gals should wear a power scent just to balance things out.....try some tuscan leather.
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    Re: Valiram - Le Labo concept clone?

    Cant say im a fan of the brand name....sounds like a sleeping pill.
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    Re: Guerlain Derby or Knize Ten Gold

    I have got some derby otw thanks to a split hosted by remik.
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    Re: How to pronounce SONGE D'UN BOIS D'ÉTÉ

    The Songe......this needs to go in the fraghead video.

    But hey thank you all for the help.
  74. Thread: a true incense

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    Re: a true incense

    Give Miller Harris La Fumee a sniff.

    If thats considered balsamic or with amber then scratch it....i tried it and found it quite wearable in a really cool non extreme sort of way.
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    How to pronounce SONGE D'UN BOIS D'ÉTÉ

    I might need to enquire about this at the guerlain boutique....any ideas...something tells me they won't have a clue either but I'd rather go prepared.
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    Re: Mr. Way Too Much Cologne Wearer

    How do the perfume creators cope with this....you would think their sense of smell would be shot to hell....given the smells theyre surrounded by day in day out.
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    Re: Guerlain Derby or Knize Ten Gold

    Well, I absolutely loved SL Daim Blond...went through a bottle many years ago....a voluptuous, apricot scented, soft leather if I remember correctly....if Kinize lie somewhere between Daim Blond and...
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    Re: Guerlain Derby or Knize Ten Gold

    But i LOVE tuscan leather!


    However, i nearly threwup when i smelled mona d'orio cuir on my arm. Cuir mauresque too left me unmoved. I mistakenly said in my OP that i liked the leather in...
  79. Re: Any similarities between sahara noir and opus vi?

    Like loban?
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    Re: Guerlain Derby or Knize Ten Gold

    Sold on Derby.

    Re:Knize Gold .....all i can say is that i dislike chanel cuir de russie quite a bit; the leather smells a bit like shiny vinyl couch to me....in light of this, do you think Knize...
  81. Re: Any similarities between sahara noir and opus vi?

    I hear you....what confused me is that one reviewer reckons sahara noir is the replacement for tom ford amber absolute.

    Thats why i wanted to check if it had any similarity to opus vi since thats...
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    Guerlain Derby or Knize Ten Gold

    Both are masculine as helll....different ingredients.

    Have tested Derby and its wonderful....i could wear it everyday for months on end.

    Havent tried Knize Gold.....bit wary of leathers since...
  83. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    If i ever lose my phone, i want you to find it. :)
  84. Any similarities between sahara noir and opus vi?

    Havent tested Sahara Noir but read all reviews.....frankincense heavy....replacement for TF Amber Absolute.

    Tried Opus VI today and like it a lot.....but thats amber and frankincense too, maybe...
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    Re: Coromandel from Chanel Les Exclusifs - For Men?

    One of the most unique and pleasing masculine scents to my nose.....i once used a 200ml bottle everyday for a year till i emptied it. Never got bored.
  86. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    I once had a problem with a brand new bottle of musc ravageur (leaky sprayer) and the folks at malle sent me a brand new replacement. When i asked them to have their other bottle picked up from my...
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    Re: upgrade fragrance... OUD

    I had a sniff and a try of ispahan oud the other day....and its right up there with armani prive oud royal in my book.
  88. Re: Is this a good price for a nasomatto black afgano sample?

    http://www.shopping-premiereavenue.com/black-afgano-nasomatto.2343.1.product.en.html



    Hope its not a misprint.....hehe.....i'd be interested in having this in a roll on version....must ask...
  89. Is this a good price for a nasomatto black afgano sample?

    19 euro for 5ml.....and thats with vat. After deducting tax it could be 15 euro....id imagine thats a pretty awesome price for a chance to try BA....what say you guys?

    Plus 5ml might be all you...
  90. Re: Do you think Neela Vermiere's real name is Neela Vermiere?

    Occam's Razor to the rescue...yes, of course.
  91. Re: Do you think Neela Vermiere's real name is Neela Vermiere?

    Cheers.....i dont think the interviewer thought of asking her my question.....that sort of thing usually make them squirm.....but a nice read nonetheless.
  92. Re: Okay, so Kilian charges $100 JUST for the bottle/box/packaging ?!

    I agree....just bought my first split....a tom ford private blend.....i'd say not having the original bottle does diminish the experience around 25% or so.....but im willing to admit its all in my...
  93. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    We're pretty much on the same page here.
  94. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    To some extent, yes, although it's still conjecture. But it's up to an individual how much info they willingly provide. I also never like to talk about where im going on vacation. But thats another...
  95. Do you think Neela Vermiere's real name is Neela Vermiere?

    Her name sounded interesting and so did one of her creations, bombay bling.....so i googled her...looks like an indian lady you would bump into in new delhi.....not one of johannes vermeer's...
  96. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    That is an interesting dynamic and the one that i am referring to as well. Not that it matters very much, but do you think she might now resent the fact that you can afford a fragrance that she...
  97. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    Also....i suspect the reasons people put down some serious coin for an esoteric fragrance is the (often correct) assumption that not everyone will be wearing it.

    If everone smelled like Rogers...
  98. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    Having given this some thought, I think I would be more amenable to sharing fragrance info with strangers I will not see again....but not casual work colleagues.

    I simply do not want them piecing...
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    Re: What's the one ingredient you hate?

    That's very well put....and probably how I should have framed my original post.
  100. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    Good responses....thanks....clearly i'll need to ease up on the paranoia. Hehe.
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