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    Re: Update on frustrating Ebay policy

    I have been told that unless the sample is made by the manufacturer, decants and samples are not allowed to be sold on Ebay. They claim to be working through the sellers, but this is based on chance...
  2. Re: Is there anything wrong with spraying cologne on your clothes?

    Sometimes I spray on the clothes as well, but this depends on how light the sillage is.
  3. Thread: encre noir

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    Re: encre noir

    I would definitely recommend Encre Noir. It is an affordable, good vetivier although there are others out there that you might well prefer. So do start with a sample and compare with others, but as...
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    Re: Reasons For Buying a Full Bottle?

    I rarely buy blind, I rather sample over a long period before committing to a full bottle. Generally, I find out about new fragrances through the various sites, but only pursue ones with notes that...
  5. Thread: Welcome Home!

    by jPhx
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    Re: Welcome Home!

    What a super home-coming for Grant and The Team. Personally I did not visit the Huddler hosted site over the summer too often. I missed the daily visits to the wardrobe and directory, which was my...
  6. Thread: Terryfic oud

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    Re: Terryfic oud

    Hi Guys, I have found this one to be quite soft and light. The patchouli and musk give it some warmth, but it does not have the punch of ... say... Midnight Oud, JHaG or Kerosene's R'Oud Elements...
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    Re: new wardrobe feature - sotd/twitter type thang

    Definitely a "Missed Day" feature as well as Zgb's suggestion regarding fragrances not yet in the database.
  8. Re: What fragrances that are highly talked about have you not had a chance to sniff out yet?

    MoslBuddJewChristHinDao Unifaith Elternhaus
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    Re: Tuberose - carnal flower or...?

    [QUOTE]Carolina Herrera/QUOTE] as recommended by jacona, is also another very soft and pretty Tuberose
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    Re: Tuberose - carnal flower or...?

    Fracas, although not a soliflore, is as wonderful as everyone here suggests ... grand, luscious and adorable. Softer tuberose fragrances that conjure colourful shades of cerise and pink include: ...
  11. Re: i want to purchase an expensive fragrance... Black Afgano or Jubilation XXV?

    As you said earlier Change1, you have had a few 2ml samples of Jubilation XXV, so you obviously like it enough to return again and again. This indicates that it might well make a good buy for you and...
  12. Thread: Antonio Visconti

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    Re: Antonio Visconti

    A favorite of mine is La Divina Tubereuse, a nice evening scent that is quite "green", but not as astringent as JAR's beautiful Bolt of Lightning. Nevertheless, an attractive bottle.:thumbsup:
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    Re: I just want to introduce myself.

    Hello Mosaic, Welcome to Basenotes. Do try some of the following, if you have not sampled them already. Newbies and Old Timers at Basenotes will recommend many more.
    Voleur de Roses by L'Artisan...
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    Re: SOTD Friday, 7 September 2012

    1000 Flowers by Arabian Oud
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    Re: What drew you into collecting fragrances

    Since childhood. Everyone in the family always smelled good, but the collection began with the quest to find a certain Arabic perfumed oil ... that still continues. :lolk:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 3rd, 2012

    Sultan by Al Haramain.
  17. Re: Word Association: When you hear the word pretty...

    Clive Christian, X for Women and M. Micallef, Lucky Charm.
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    Re: Best feminine tuberose fragrances?

    If you find that you like Fracas, do try the very affordable Truth or Dare by Madonna and Estée Lauder's Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia as suggested by Alityke. In addition, La Divina...
  19. Re: Desperatly looking for comments on Arabian Oud *Eau de Parfums* !!

    :2vrolijk_08: Almass by Arabian Oud is a very soft EdP spray very similar to Vanille Aoud by M. Micallef, with good longevity. Customer service at the London store is attentive and second to none...
  20. Re: An Appreciation to this lovely community! Give me scents that have knocked your socks off!

    :vrolijk_26:These are just a few ... but are too many to name.

    Amouage, Jubilation XXV
    Antoni Visconti, La Divina Tubereuse
    Boadicea the Victorious, Nemer
    Commes de Garcon, 2 Man
    Commes de...
  21. Re: Hello,i love Fracas but it's a bit too strong for warm summer weather,any recommendations ++

    As Fleurine said Douglas Hannant is lighter and also the very affordable Truth or Dare by Madonna just without the longevity or sillage, but very nice
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    Intrigant Patchouli 08 by Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: The Basenotes Fragrance Championship: Round 2

    1. Jubilation XXV
    2. Egoiste
    3. N/A
    4. Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf Antidote sadness... :-(

    Hi El Guapo,

    Something similar happened to me a few weeks ago with my favorite Micallef, but I found a great company that sorted out this out for me. If you wish p.m. me and I'll give you the...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 15 June 2012

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    I've decided to wear this again (last night was the first time) and so far it has remained quite close to the skin with very good longevity. :kiss:
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    13962Illamasqua Limited Edition
  27. Just received the pack and Lady Cool will...

    Just received the pack and Lady Cool will definitely be a FB buy soon. Many thanks, Dueto.
  28. Re: Missing perfumes list - updated (Micallef, Neotantric Fragrances,Yves Rocher,Lush,Ava Luxe+other

    Thank you for the update, I hope that you can add the others one day.
  29. Re: Missing perfumes list - updated (Micallef, Neotantric Fragrances,Yves Rocher,Lush,Ava Luxe+other

    Ava Luxe Incense Noir
    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz Arome d'Egypt
    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz Erotica
    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz Celestial Smoke
    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz Prophecy
    Floris Amaryllis
    Franck Olivier...
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    Re: I don't know these Brands. Help me plz.

    Hello Rox_Xel, you've received some excellent advice from the above BNers especially from heythatslife and hoos. LuckyScent are superb for small samples for a few dollars for 0.7ml and First in...
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    Re: How many brands you know

    Depends on the Man, so not all would be considered gender specific, but some that I like include: Lalique (Encre Noir), Penhaligon, Diesel, Chanel, Serge Lutens, Frederic Malle, by Kilian, Hermes,...
  32. Thread: Recent downtime

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    Re: Recent downtime

    Thanks for the relentless work in getting the site up and running again. In spite of the few glitches it has all been a lot sooner than I expected.
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    Re: London Perfume Lovers Meetup Report (with pics!)

    As many of us were unable to attend, thanks for the super report Gandhajala and like Larimar, I look forward to seeing the list Lila :rolleyesold:
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    Re: you know you're obsessed when....\

    That is soooooooo true :tekst-toppie:
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    Re: What fragrance put you to sleep?

    Encens et Lavande is nice at the end of the day.
  36. Thread: New to the Forums

    by jPhx
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    Re: New to the Forums

    Hey and a big Welcome Steven, It's true that you can't eat the bottles - but you might end up fashionably skinny and always smelling good :lolk::thumbsup:
  37. Thread: Heavenly Scent?

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    Re: Heavenly Scent?

    :rolleyesold: Penhaligon's Endymion ... is just right
  38. Re: Need recommendations on Boadicea the victorious please

    MrAndySais, I would definitely take a little time and sample a few. Like some of the other BNers nothing seemed to stand out, however Nemer is quite striking, sillage is very good and longevity...
  39. Thread: licorice lovers?

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    Re: licorice lovers?

    Réglisse Noire by 1000 Flowers - exquisite :kiss:
  40. An excellent new feature ... looking forward to...

    An excellent new feature ... looking forward to others :thumbsup:
  41. Re: All invited *** Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, March 3, 2012 *** CHYPRES

    :undecided: Caleche Hermes is part of the weekend plan. In spite of so many to choose from few are in my collection that I wear regularly.
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    Re: Bug: error when adding scent of the day

    Thanks Grant. I know that you are über busy. Tonight is the first that that it has worked in twelve days, but I'll keep checking as Kiliwia seems to be getting the same problem again.
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    Happy Chanukah and Happy Holidays to all...

    Happy Chanukah and Happy Holidays to all Basenoters ... hope you all have had a fragrant holiday and not rushing back to work today :engel017:
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    Re: SotD Monday, 12 December 2011

    :cheesy:Happy Birthday, easyfish :-)

    Annick Goutal, Tubereuse.
  45. Thread: My compliments

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    Re: My compliments

    :undecided:Hi Fordy, Although I'm not too familiar with all of the fragrances that you have mentioned. I always notice when someone is wearing Terre D'Hermes which is a firm favorite. However, I...
  46. Re: All invited *** Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, November 5, 2011 *** SPICY

    Hi Quarry and all on this Spicey Bonfire Night (at least for us in the UK).

    I'm looking forward to seeing the choices of other BNs as I didn't know really where to start. So I went to bed in AG...
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    Re: favorite fragrance of the moment and car

    It doesn't matter if you own a car or not (everyone is welcome :thumbsup: ) and it doesn't matter if your fragrance and car are classics or even concepts. I'm sure lot of us like the two equally, so...
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    Re: favorite fragrance of the moment and car

    At first I thought the same as you, but since it arrived I love it ... comfort, speed, perfect legroom in the back - even for tall guys and drop-down seats (which I always insist upon). For style...
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    favorite fragrance of the moment and car

    Me ... Beyond Love in the new Ferrari FF. "Beat of My Heart", Encre Noir in the M5:engel017:
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    Re: Scent to make car smell nice?

    Just a touch of Encre Noir in the footwell works great.
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    Re: What to sample?? (Quick reply needed)

    :coolold:What did you choose?
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    Re: Top 5 _________ scents

    My current top five on "The Beat of My Heart" ... :engel017: the (not so) Baby Boy who's fast morphing into a contemporary "Dapper Dude" - by-passing Axe/Lynx phase ... phew :lolk:

    Lalique,...
  53. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on their wardrobe

    Hi Leociccone, I would recommend Penhaligon's Endymion

    :rolleyesold:
  54. Re: All invited *** Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, October 1, 2011 *** AMBER

    Ambre Sultan is an excellent choice for Amber Saturday, but I think I will opt for Black Amber by Michele Bergman as I am yet to add Anne Pliska to the Collection
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    Re: What "mens" fragrances do you wear?

    :laugh: Many, but current favorites include:

    Lalique Encre Noir
    Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    CdG Series 3 Incense: Avignon
    Christian Lacroix Tumulte pour Homme.
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    Re: Do You Scent Your Purse...And If So, With What?

    :engel017::engel017:After a horrid olfactory experience during an extremely tight morning commute on the underground, I thought it best to have a scented handkerchief in my bag, so Etro Messe de...
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    Re: Yet another Aoud (Oud) thread...new to Aoud.

    Hi Akahina, I'm a newbie and have recently purchased a few samples from Lucky Scent and The Posh Peasant in a search for a specific scent that still eludes me. Unfortunately none agree with me,...
  58. Re: Wall of Fame and Shame: Good and Poor Customer Service

    Excellent Bricks and Mortar:

    Jean Jacque at Robert Piguet at Harrods, London. Very attentive and intuitive, give superb suggestions after listening to the likes and dislikes. Also extremely...
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