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    Re: Tapatalk Issues

    Damn. That might mean that Tapatalk won't work anymore until Grant updates the SSL Certificate, which will likely require a new server transfer. Ugh. I've been posting about the unsecured website...
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    Re: Tapatalk Issues

    Glad you posted this. I've noticed the same problem for two days.
  3. Re: Artist Anicka Yi’s debut fragrance collection, Biography

    Interesting. Reading expressions of progressive politics comforts me, it is conservative and right wing ideologies that cause me tremendous anxiety. But to your point, that doesn't mean the scents...
  4. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I'm sorry N.CAL but your Égoïste just went missing.
  5. Re: New to Basenotes but collecting for a while....

    I'm a big fan of Sycomore. Imaginary Authors is one of my favorite houses. I haven't encountered anything quite like Soft Lawn before. IA has many very original scents.

    Since you like green...
  6. Re: New to Basenotes but collecting for a while....

    What a powerful story! Might I suggest you check out Soft Lawn by Imaginary Authors? It's my go-to scent for peace of mind, relaxation and comfort.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th November, 2019

    I love this house. How is this fragrance?


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  8. Re: New to Basenotes but collecting for a while....

    Welcome!
  9. Re: Artist Anicka Yi’s debut fragrance collection, Biography

    That's so cool that you are familiar with her. I'm very big on contemporary art myself but hadn't heard of her. Those bottles certainly are quite unique and striking.
  10. Re: Artist Anicka Yi’s debut fragrance collection, Biography

    Heheh. I totally agree but I still found it interesting.
  11. Artist Anicka Yi’s debut fragrance collection, Biography

    I thought this was worth its own thread because it's a very unusual project.

    LINK HERE: https://biographyfragrance.com/

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    The below article is from Cool Hunting...
  12. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I enjoy wearing Ore for holidays or winter parties.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Oooh thanks! Sounds like I might really like that one.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Just received my Winter 2019 sample set!

    ȦRSENIC: Juniper distillate, chlorophyll, English ivy, frozen tomato leaf, white cotton, powdered rock candy

    ĊHLOROFORM: Crystalline glass, snow flurry,...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I agree with you, and I also wish Grant would update us on his global progress. I haven't seen a post from him in a long time.


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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Probably don't hold your breath. I submitted 5 new SIXTEEN92 scents 2 months ago, and they are still not added. I had to wait 6 months for the previous set of SIXTEEN92 scents that I submitted to get...
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Intriguing. Please report back how you find them.


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  18. Anyone tried this one? Brandied Pear from Panah London

    The house gets good reviews but nothing for this particular scent. Anyone?

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26156670.html
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Today was my first opportunity to wear the new scent that I received from ARIELLE SHOSHANA - Sunday. I received it by supporting her Kickstarter project. Sunday is described as: A gentle swirl of...
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    Re: Bal D’Afrique is amazing

    Echo many of the comments here. I sampled Bal D’Afrique recently and found it quite pleasant, but the longevity wasn't great. I didn't find it very similar to Hermessence Vetiver Tonka. Bal D was...
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    Re: Private notes not saving

    A moderator should let Grant know about this. I haven’t seen him post in a long time, and it would be nice if he updated the community on his progress toward upgrading the entire site interface. I...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Congrats to Manny and Rogue for getting featured in the latest Luckyscent e-newsletter! Just came out today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    You should try Body Kouros. Wonderful eucalyptus in that.
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    Re: Private notes not saving

    They do work for me.


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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I was surprised to discover yesterday that Guerlain Mitsouko EDC version does not have a listing. I had to use the EDT version to add it to my wardrobe.
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    Re: Dark by Akro

    Great reviews! Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    This was a tough one for me. Rather abstract. I got some oud and petrol that reminded me of Bvlgari Black. Definitely foggy as you say, I thought gauzy like cobwebs.
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    Re: By Kilian Black Phantom

    I enjoy it quite a bit. It’s warm and creamy with nutmeg, rum, and sugar. Very nice.


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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Glad you enjoyed this one.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Just got an email that the Winter Collection samples will be mailed to the Circle Club next week. All new scents. Can’t wait!


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  31. Re: Sycomore EdT or EdP ?? group preference

    I actually haven’t tried the EDP, but I love the vintage EDT.


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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Great review, thanks for sharing HOP! You got a lot more detail on this one than me. My notes were:
    A tart berry. Almost juniper like and sweet. Crisp pine. Not getting much evolution or range on...
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Wow. Very generous. Congrats!


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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Thank you sir. Excited to finally get my hands on it.
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    Re: Autumn/Winter

    My suggestions would be:

    Slumberhouse Ore
    Ambre Sultan (original/vintage)
    Fat Electrician
    Hermèssence Vétiver Tonka
    Or Black
    Thameen Regent Leather
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    I just purchased Guerlain Mitsouko EDC, which I've been hankering for ever since I got to try it during LiveJazz Blind Sample Pass.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Very nice stack!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Ooo, you have Taklamakan there. That's one of my top 10 scents.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Yes indeed. She seems to take about 3 weeks to send anything.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Agreed.


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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Tonight I wore Profumo e Gusto in Libertà : CAaastagna_saalaaata by Hilde Soliani Profumi because I wanted to be taken away to the Mediterranean in this chill weather.


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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

    23 total fragrances worn, 21 of them I wore only once.

    El Born (4 times) and L'Homme Ultime (2 times) were the only ones that I wore more than once.





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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Welcome Back, Hazel! Looking forward to your impressions of them.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I must say, this was such a great idea for starting a new thread that has really taken off. Seems so obvious...and yet no one had thought of it before.

    I wore LAST EXIST FOR THE LOST by SIXTEEN92...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Congrats! Please report back.


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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    I loved this one. Got a lot of apple from it.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Mito Voile d'extrait from Vero Profumo. Probably the most potent fragrance that I have. Judging silage on oneself is quite subjective, but I feel like Mito has a moderate silage cloud but it has an...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Sharp!
  49. Re: What are you going to be for HALLOWEEN?!? what are you wearing with it?

    I'm going as Overworked Dad Trailing Behind his Adorable Daughter.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Montale Intense Cafe because I wanted something tenacious that would energize me all day.


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    SIXTEEN92 Halloween Sale

    13% OFF fragrances from 10/28 midnight - 11/1 midnight.
    CODE: SHADOW


    https://sixteen92.com/pages/halloween-2019?mc_cid=db2c155484&mc_eid=2c90dd68f8

    Plus, limited edition trio available...
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    Re: Hilde Soliani Discussion Thread

    Sounds really odd.


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  53. Re: What’s your favorite cardamom forward scent?

    Surprised no one mentioned Bel Ami by Hermès so far. Sophisticated and work friendly too. Just enough spice not to be a pushover.


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    Re: Fav Elie Saab "Essence" collection?

    +1


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    I have gotten that effect from a few fragrances here and there. I tried to triangulate the ingredient that might be causing it by matching up the labels and researching comments online. It’s hard to...
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Ooh. I had an Aramis in high school.


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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    I do enjoy that rediscovery feeling too. Oh yeah, I really like this one!



    And the cat’s pajamas. Thank you both!
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Oh yes. I remember that now that you’ve reminded me. Excellent!!!


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  59. Re: Two Latest Releases by Phaedon - Baptême Ambré & Ciel Immobile!

    Black Vetiver by this house is quite nice.


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  60. Re: The BEST Niche (top of the line) HORSE fragrance house for Men?

    All those pale in comparison.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191025/b039a31378b38d154b5b7b646ddaa515.jpg



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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wore Soft Lawn by Imaginary Authors today because I'm going through tremendous stress at work these days, and it's my most comforting and calming scent.


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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Thank you kindly CD.


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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    LOLOL!


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    Re: 3 new scents - Comme des Garcons Clash

    Understandable view. I think Zagorsk and Kyoto are standouts.


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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Nicely done. I think I'm a hoarder. In the three years, I've only sold about 10 fragrances.


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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Thank you, friends!



    I would say that the first life-changing fragrance was L'Homme Ultime because that is what got hooked me on this hobby, where I realized how compelling and bold fragrance...
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Heh. I swear I swear I am slowing down. Except for....
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Beautiful! Since you like honey forward scents, you might try Blood & Honey from SIXTEEN92.
    Notes: Blood orange, wildflower honey, pale amber, honeysuckle
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Thank you, Joy!
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    I suspect I will at best slowly creep upward. Having so many choices sometimes makes me feel like I'm neglecting some that I do really enjoy, so buying more is counterproductive. It makes it hard to...
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    Re: 3 new scents - Comme des Garcons Clash

    I was looking to see what other thought...you've dampened my interest. Thanks for sharing. Has anyone else tried them?
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    I would have a pretty hard time paring down. Maybe a handful that I could lose, but not too many. Most would be hard to give up even if I only use them rarely.
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    Hah! You are good at sharing new temptations with me lol. Thank you for thinking of me.
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    308 in your wardrobe, dang! :-)
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    100 Fragrance Milestone

    Greetings friends,

    There's not a lot to say about this...but I've reached 100 fragrances in my collection. I'm actually a few over that, but the Basenotes library is missing the latest SIXTEEN92...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Very cool! Thanks for sharing.
  77. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Oh, I've heard of him. Not my style of reading material, but I googled him to find the controversy about his ghostwriters.


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    Re: Dark by Akro

    Very nice. Great insight! Thanks for sharing your review.
  79. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Hah, that's right. I just googled him, and it does say that some of his novels are written by ghostwriters.
  80. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I disagree with the word "creating" here. He hired someone (Morillas) to create the perfume. He is a promoter and marketer of the perfume. I'd even agree with "producer." But he didn't create it....
  81. Re: I needed to smell Interlude Man on someone else

    Agree. I love Interlude but only spray twice in different areas.


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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Don't hold your breath lol
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I've been meaning to reply to this for a while...but was waiting for the chill to really hit before wearing Brosse.

    What a great scent, indeed. I'm smelling it right now on my arm. I don't get a...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Carner Barcelona El Born. Second day in a row....because it's brand new and delicious for cool weather.


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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Cool story, bro.
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    The gender of perfumes is fluid.
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    See what I did there?
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Great reviews. I really enjoy MIND OVER MATTER, I get an oily vanilla from it with herbal tea.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Cheers and welcome. Edinburgh is a great city.


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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Very nice! I love LAST EXIT...the apple is fantastic in, but I do also get a fresh greenness and modest hay and wood. Not strong, but a nice complement to the apple. Vlad is great!
  90. Re: SPECIAL EVENT for Chicago-area Basenoters, Oct. 12, 2019

    Ahhh, two Emilys! That's going to cause a bit of confusion...I think we're going to have to call everyone Emily from now on to keep it simpler.



    It was a beautiful day out. Sunny and cool....
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    Re: Your favorite all-natural fragrance

    Interesting thread. Thanks for starting it.


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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Well described, in a nutshell.
  93. Re: SPECIAL EVENT for Chicago-area Basenoters, Oct. 12, 2019

    That would be me, David. I bought two new Imaginary Authors scents before leaving. Couldn't resist. Cape Heartache and L'Orchidée Terrible--it's the same house with Bull's Blood that you liked.

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Cape Heartache by Imaginary Authors because I purchased it today during the Basenotes Chicago outing to Merz.
  95. Re: SPECIAL EVENT for Chicago-area Basenoters, Oct. 12, 2019

    I had a great time, thank you to everyone who attended. We had a good turnout...about 12 people. Really fun sampling and great meeting other Basenoters. Several generously brought their own bottles...
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Two Imaginary Authors fragrances. Cape Heartache and L'Orchidée Terrible

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  97. Re: EXCLUSIVE for BASENOTES members - Chicago sampling event OCTOBER

    Thank you, Pochi! Wish you could join us!
  98. Re: SPECIAL EVENT for Chicago-area Basenoters, Oct. 12, 2019

    Confirmed that Merz will provide a space for everyone to store coats and personal items, such as bags.
  99. Re: SPECIAL EVENT for Chicago-area Basenoters, Oct. 12, 2019

    It's raining today but tomorrow looks to be a bright, sunny fall day. High 30s/low 40s in the morning--dress accordingly! I'm checking in with Merz if they will have a place for us to stash our coats.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome, Brandon! Enjoy your time here.
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