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  1. Re: Shock and awww! Nasomatto Blamage mini email gif. Possibly nsfw

    Wait, so you are telling me the woman and man rub up against each other and she poops out a baby? I think I need to talk to my parents.
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    Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5088/5366223237_bd8050ebc8.jpg
    FINALLY own a bottle of APLS! I've been wanting to buy this for about a year now, but the price was always an issue. Got a good deal...
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    Re: Le Labo City Exclusives

    From what I know and what I've read around here, all of them are really overpriced. That being said, many people really enjoy Poivre, and I personally really enjoy Baie Rose 26 as a cool take on the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I always find the term "balsamic" interesting, as generally when fragrances are described as so, I never get anything that smells like balsamic vinegar, which is generally a smell I dislike after so...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Not positive on the additions honestly, I might have an old email I could dig up on the matter though. As for the differences between the two, I've always found them pretty different. For some reason...
  6. Re: New Installment of Luca Turin's Reviews - September 2nd

    Definitely interested in checking out the Narciso. Been interested in the line for a while now, but this might be the first I actually seek out a sample of.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm pretty sure only P+O was changed. The rest are different colors due to the materials changing in color, not the actual formula used in the fragrance. Don't quote me on this, but I feel like it...
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    Re: Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    Interesting approach from the house. I've tried a few of their offerings and really thought the quality was just superb. This one might be worth tracking down a sample of.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah it's unlike me as well, but I took that same approach. I've only worn it the one time, but I definitely enjoyed it. I agree with those saying it leans feminine. The combo of berries, white wine,...
  10. Re: which scents are good from these houses

    Well, you can't go wrong with Mont Blanc Individuel. It's a nice, sweet scent so if you like One Million's style you might like this one. It's often compared to the much more expensive Original...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Oddly, Sultan by Al-Rehab. There is something about this one where after an hour or two (and that first few hours is nice as is), I cannot stop smelling this stuff on myself. It is just so damn good,...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah I was going to ask him if he was clairvoyant or something, because what he "wished" for was pretty much what I initially got. Not sure why you wanna sit this one out...unless you...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Cross posting this here so we keep the dedicated thread:

    I got a sample in yesterday from a mysterious party. I'll post my initial thoughts below (right as I've sprayed it on and let it sit for...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Maybe that's what I'm getting then. I got that same feeling from Sana as well.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm fine with whatever the mods want to do. I can repost my stuff there or you can do that, deadidol. Either way. Whatever makes it easier on everyone to find the necessary information.

    And for...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I got a sample in yesterday from a mysterious party. I'll post my initial thoughts below (right as I've sprayed it on and let it sit for about 10 minutes):

    Well, I definitely get berries again,...
  17. Re: Sienne L'Hiver is nothing but Olives in Heavy Powder!

    Agree on Pear and Olive. I'd wait and see if you like the reissue though, as that will be what is sold for the foreseeable future. And, while this might be a little out of left field, if you're a fan...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    When I wore Americana Rust I got some similarities, but mostly in the style of tobacco used. I can't say the cade/leather thing was particularly pronounced for me as it is in Jeke. YMMV
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I can offer my thoughts. I've lived with my bottle for about a year now, but I first tried the extrait back in March of 2013. While I haven't worn it super recently (warm weather), it is definitely...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Same. Normally I would suggest contacting Josh, but from what he said in our last correspondence, he is swamped with emails. They might end up having samples available through his distributors, we...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I feel like you come in to every Slumberhouse related thread and say the same thing. We get it, the house isn't for you and you have delusions that people worship Josh, when in reality all we ever...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Mmm, I wore the heck of out of my little sample of the old P+O when I was at school last semester. It was definitely different from the extrait stuff, but I couldn't put my finger on why. I remember...
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    Re: Rank your LE LABO

    The only one I own is Baie Rose 26, which I very much enjoy. I do have a sample of Labdanum 18 and I thought it was okay, but definitely nothing that stands out from other fragrances that use the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse - Ore

    I don't get caramel or really much booze in Ore at all, so I would say they are probably not entirely alike outside of sharing a note.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Josh just posted this on Twitter for those who didn't see:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bu9XCmKCUAAlo9p.jpg
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    It might be worth noting that Minne (Pear and Olive) is going to be brought back toward the more esprit de parfum version, so while that is only one instance, it is at least intriguing.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah, I definitely agree with what you are saying, and I don't mean to come off as negative towards Josh or this decision. I agree that I would rather see a noticeable quality upgrade in the product...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I mean, I understand the reasoning behind it, but it just kind of sucks is all. Slumberhouse used to be by far and away my best bang for buck. I mean, $100 for 30mL of extrait (50mL at one time) was...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Knowing Josh it was probably intentional. Not sure of what intention exactly, but I doubt he randomly picked a foreign word. That being said none of his other works have names that mean anything...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Man, I really need to talk to Josh again...he hasn't really been responding to my emails.

    Anyway, this sounds cool (name wise) and will almost definitely be a buy for me (blind)....unless I can...
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    That's literally the article he linked in the OP....


    Anyway, I've been interested in these since I first read that article as well. A few really jumped out at me like Dune Road, Moon Dust, and...
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    Re: The Darkest Day In Fragrance History...

    I didn't read the "What if" and my first thought was "Eh hell now I have to track down a z01 bottle for myself since all I got is my ~40mL left from a split."

    Glad I don't have to do that now!
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    I haven't smelled it, but Dave from the Fragrance Bros thought it was Eternity by CK. Sounds plausible considering what I've read so far.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Still to this day I like Sova the most out of all of Josh's creations. It's actually the only scent I own a back up bottle of in my (relatively) small collection. I just love everything about it, so...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    IDK, maybe it's just my nose or my close proximity to where cranberries are grown, but I get no cherry in Zahd, just cranberry.
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    Re: Best way to use a 1ml sample?

    I generally use that little dipstick and smear some on my neck/wrist depending on if I am trying to get a full wearing or not. Then I'll take the vial and tip it so some of it can flow out while I...
  37. Re: Le Labo City Exclusives - 4 Weeks Only: Sept 1, 2014

    I have to admit the pricing is crazy. I do really enjoy Baie Rose 26 though, but I don't own a bottle just a 50mL decant.
  38. Re: Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascese and Sonoma Scent Studio Fireside Intense

    I've tried both. The Goodsir is okay, but it was a little one dimensional for me. That being said I didn't totally love Fireside Intense either...I got this barbeque potato chip scent that kind of...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale: your favs?

    The only one I've tried I ended up getting a full bottle of, L'Ombre Fauve, which is just excellent in my opinion.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Hmm, from what I recall of my sample of Kere it was a saccharine sweet take on caramel and nuts mainly. Definitely gourmand-like. I can't say I recall immortelle, but it's been ages.
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    I definitely want to get my nose on it, so I'll have to track down a sample on surrender to chance or something in the near future. After enjoying MAAI I'm down for another old-school style scent.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Be interested to hear your thoughts on the new Or Black when you get it!
  43. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Definitely well played by Rory. Though I have to say I was pulling for the gentlemen (for some reason his name escapes me) who was an American soldier who lost his leg in Afghanistan and was in the...
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    Re: Your winter 2014 purchase list

    Hmm, well I've kind of been buying some fall/winter stuff now like Incense Pure and Fate Man (and hopefully Opus VI soon), but:

    Opus VI by Amouage- I tried a sample of this way back in the winter...
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    Re: Vampire church incense suggestions

    I'll throw my hat into the ring with: Norne, Incense Pure, Memoir Man, LDDM (maaaaybe).
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    Re: New Bogue Profumo: MAAI

    Yeah it definitely is. It's settled down some and I have to say that this is very nice, though I'm not sure I agree with some of what has been said previously. I don't find this overly animalic or...
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    Re: New Bogue Profumo: MAAI

    So, I'm wearing this today and I just sprayed it on. I'll withhold any comments until I can digest it more, but I might have oversprayed even with just two small sprays from the vial. It is...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Two sprays of a sample of MAAI by Bogue Profumo today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 18, 2014

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-qRysWH6pcg8/Ui6FvZwkppI/AAAAAAAAAFY/g4Rch2rbtpo/s320/amouage+fate+for+men.jpg
    Amouage Fate Man today for the first time. So far so good!
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Technically didn't buy them, but I received samples of:

    Bogue Profumo MAII
    Bogue Profumo Cologne Reloaded

    Looking forward to trying them out in the near future! Antonio is a great guy. He...
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    Re: In LOVE with my new blind buy!!!

    Ah, thanks for the info! I was always interested in making some of my own but never got around to it.
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    Re: In LOVE with my new blind buy!!!

    Is this the stuff that is just alcohol and ambroxin? Or the ISO E Super one? I can't remember but I do recall someone bringing up that you can make a bottle for like $5.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Sounds like it would be worth it given the exclusivity! Enjoy!
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    Re: Anyone try out Lomani Intense Black?

    Well I'd take your bottle and give it to a friend of mine if you are just gonna toss it!

    I actually wore this one again a few days ago and I found that by applying 7-8 sprays I got good...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 17, 2014

    SOTE:

    http://thescentedhound.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/lombre-fauve.jpg

    L'Ombre Fauve by PG.
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    Re: Apple-scented Fragrances?

    I get a bit of an apple vibe in Sultan by Al-rehab, though it isn't listed in the notes. I have a feeling it is just my nose playing tricks on me.

    Also Dolcelisir is another good one akin to AN.
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    Re: I like Citrus and Musk.

    You might enjoy Sienna Musk by Sonoma Scent Studio. It's kind of got an orangy musk thing going on. It is also fairly light and easy to wear.
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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 4!

    Interesting thoughts Johnny. I personally find VT much sweeter than VF, which is why I prefer the Atelier by a mile. Good stuff!
  59. Article: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1: An Overview

    Beautifully written as always. This was a great peek into what MiN has going on, and while I live no where near NYC relatively speaking, a few of these sound like something I'd like to try (Moon...
  60. Re: Spicy fragrance suggestions please - student budget

    It's good stuff! I can't really imagine anyone hating Sultan. It's my SOTD actually inspired from this thread. Silver might be a little 'feminine" on some skin, but it is strikingly good stuff (it...
  61. Re: Spicy fragrance suggestions please - student budget

    While not spicy, Choco Musk is a top shelf gourmand at bargain bin pricing. I've gotten more compliments on that one scent than the rest of my collection combined.
  62. Re: Spicy fragrance suggestions please - student budget

    I would guess looking on German Ebay would be your best bet. I know at least on "regular" ebay I can find the perfume oil version for cheap.
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    Re: Best Performing Budget Fragrances

    Mont Blanc Individuel
    Al Rehab Silver (lasts a long time for this style of fragrance)
    Tokyo Milk Bulletproof (probably my favorite cheapy)
  64. Re: Spicy fragrance suggestions please - student budget

    http://www.al-rashad.com/Sultan--Al-Rehab-Eau-De-Natural-Perfume-Spray-35-ml-115-fl-oz_p_3496.html

    Apparently it is out of stock, but if you search ebay I am sure someone has it there..or Amazon...
  65. Re: Spicy fragrance suggestions please - student budget

    Al rehab Sultan is a nice, spicy fragrance that is easy to wear and dirt cheap ($6 for a bottle).
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    I'd wager it is partly because it hit fragrancenet, so you can get a really good deal on a tester (or even a regular bottle), especially considering the bottle usually goes for like $340.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Today I bought a bottle of Amouage Fate Man (tester) for a split I am conducting!
    http://f.ptcdn.info/613/007/000/1374706749-04-o.jpg
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday, July 12, 2014 😃

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.7015.jpg

    Thanks to Wit_Siamese in the pick my SOTD thread.
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    Re: Pick another member's SOTD (Game)

    I could use a SOTD. Pick me something interesting!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 11, 2014

    Today I am wearing possibly my favorite citrus of all time: Le Cherche Midi #30 Eau d'Hiver

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.17454.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July10, 2014

    Went with "vintage" Dior Homme Intense for my SOTE. I need to get an actual bottle instead of this 20mL decant, but I'll probably get the newer version.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July10, 2014

    A few sprays from a large sample of Vanille Cedar by a friend Terri of decadentdecants. Very nice so far. Soft, sweet vanilla with a touch of cedar.
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    Re: When is niche really niche.

    I'm probably talking out of my behind, but I feel like the term "niche" comes from the same concept that it has in biology: It fills a role in an environment that previously never existed. By this...
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    Re: What Are The BEST Shower gels Around?

    Recently I've been very impressed with The Body Shop's Olive shower gel. Really fantastic smelling (actually reminds me a bit of Pear and Olive by Slumberhouse), and it keeps my skin nice and...
  75. Re: Something for Fall and Winter in New England

    I too am from New England, so I know exactly what kind of weather you are asking about here :). For me there are many that really hit the spot, but here are a few to consider:

    Norne by...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    It still wears brilliantly here in MA where it is super humid. That being said I'm usually wearing it's cheaper (and lighter) cousin, Intense Black.
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    Re: Pick another member's SOTD (Game)

    Since it's been an hour or so and I assume you want to wear something, I'll pick Linfedele Haiku for you tonight.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    SOTD is Norne by Slumberhouse thanks to lpp picking it for me! If you're interested, check it out: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/384264-Pick-another-member-s-SOTD-(Game)
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    Pick another member's SOTD (Game)

    Hey all,

    So this is a thread idea I've been throwing around to some mods and it has gotten the green light. Here's the idea: Sometimes we, as fragrance enthusiasts are indecisive. Thankfully we...
  80. Re: Have you ever suddenly fallen in love with a scent (you've already owned/tried)?

    So their existence is conditional depending on how you feel? :P.
  81. Have you ever suddenly fallen in love with a scent (you've already owned/tried)?

    Because this happened to me today. Generally speaking I slowly start to appreciate the scents I own as I wear them more. Naturally, I uncover more interesting things about a fragrance the more I wear...
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    Re: Baie Rose 26

    Agreed. It is definitely an interesting balancing act. It is a very realistic and nice rose, and that waxy aldehydic musky thing that it has going on around it is quite unique. I haven't worn it...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    http://cdn1.bigcommerce.com/server800/46bc8/products/127/images/272/Sonoma-Scent-Incense-Pure__16286.1280342887.345.400.jpg?c=2

    Incense Pure today by Sonoma Scent Studio.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 8 July, 2014.

    I'm with you on this one Ryan. When I wore APLS I never really got that pissy vibe that others get, but I do know that the note of honey does react that way on some people's skin. and if used...
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    Re: Future iconic fagrances

    I think our idea on the definition of icon is different. Plus OP asked for fragrances that would be/are iconic among the fragrance community, of which BN is a large part. Even so, the ones I...
  86. Re: How is the current formulation of Or Black?

    Yeah I saw the minis, but I mean 4mL isn't very much at all. I'd rather put what little money I have to spend on scents on a full bottle :P. Thanks for the link though pluran, I appreciate it.
  87. Re: How is the current formulation of Or Black?

    Thanks for the info hednic and Duke Hunt. It appears as though you can't really find the vintage version anywhere, so I won't really have a frame of reference. That being said it appears you can get...
  88. How is the current formulation of Or Black?

    It seems like all the threads that talk about this one are referring to it having been changed in recent years. Is it still as good as the reviews claim? This is one fragrance that keeps getting...
  89. Re: Dark Incense Close to Norma Kamali Incense?

    I'd love to hear your full take on Dev Four when you get a chance lpp. I was looking into that one once deadidol mentioned it and I'd love to know a bit more about it. I'm a sucker for good incense...
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    I'm still chewing on SantL in order to create a proper review. So far though in the few wearings I've had (including one yesterday) it does wear very spicy on my skin with loads of cinnamon. It does...
  91. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Hm, the one I love to wear above anything else. That's tough, but I'd say I enjoy wearing Musc Ravageur the "most" of my collection, partly due to personal memories attached to it as well as its...
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    Re: SOTD : Sunday , July 6, 2014 :)

    Wearing MadHat Scents SantL to a family party. First time I will have seen my relatives since Christmas, so I wanted to wear something special :).
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    Re: Pros and Cons of these two Frags

    I've worn Black Amber a few times and really enjoyed each wearing. I would say the only main cons would be the lasting power by comparison to so many of the other incense fragrances out there that...
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    Re: Recent blind buys on their way in

    ?

    As for your pick ups, the only one that I own is TdH which as everyone can say is already trending toward classic status. I don't wear it much, but when I do I always enjoy it.
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    Re: so confused right now. need some advise

    If you can track down a sample either through a boutique or on a website like surrender to chance then that would be a good way to do it so that you don't blind buy such expensive fragrances.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Nice write up on Eki! I think I have a sample somewhere that was oh so graciously given to me, but I don't think I ever wore it (I might have misplaced it). I do ,however, really like Flou, as it is...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 5, 2014

    We are having a friend over for some cherry duck tonight, so I thought I'd suit the occasion a bit and wear Chergui by Serge Lutens.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    IIRC didn't she try and sue Josh for using "strange" as a slogan for some of his creations a while back? I remember him going on a few twitter rants about the whole thing which at least in my mind...
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    Re: Some like it HOT! (Pepper in scents)

    I also echo the chorus that Honour Man is an excellent pepper scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 4, 2014

    I was trying to figure out what I wanted to wear today while in the shower, and this one came to me as if it was a dream:
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