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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    L is for L'Air du Temps by Nina Ricci
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    Re: Are our skins really that different?

    I'd love to know more about the genetic component. My parents, willing guinea pigs that they are, have tried several different fragrances at the same time as me. Inevitably, scents smell identical on...
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    Celebrity Perfume blind item reveal

    I actually thought this one was kind of cute. I definitely would have done the same if I were in her position.

    http://www.crazydaysandnights.net/2012/12/blind-items-revealed_3647.html
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    Re: New categories of scent

    Bwahaha! Victoria Secret is probably copyrighting this as we speak.
  5. Re: What do you think the trend of men's fragrance will smell like in the year 2050?

    Random childhood memories. Crayons, erasers, pencil shavings, bubblegum, wet asphalt. At least I hope it is. Because I'm dying to wear some crayon:laugh:
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E06

    I'm not playing this round, but I look forward to hearing everyone's impressions.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    Ohh, those do sound good. I wish my nose could pick out more than just something vaguely citrus. I need to train it more. Or I'm a psychopath. Haha.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    I am definitely enjoying this fragrance. Citrus is in my comfort zone. That said, unfortunately my skin pretty much eats this fragrance. I tried spraying it yesterday on my clothes also, and the...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    My first full day of undiluted juice, and it has been an interesting one. The scent is very, very persistent. It was 12 hours ago that I put it on, and it didn't become a skin scent until a couple of...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    My E03 came today. For one brief, excited moment I thought E04 had come, too, but I guess I get a few days to try this one before that comes. :)

    I'll post my impressions tonight. I thoughtlessly...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    I've really loved the word pictures he's used so far. Even when I don't get the same picture, I like the direction that it pushes us. Definitely away from really specific notes, and more toward...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    Y is for Ysatis my YSL
  13. Re: What's the worst female fragrance you've ever smelled?

    Hahahahaha! My dad bought my mom this fragrance. She absolutely hates it - literally sprays it down her sink when he isn't there:lipsrsealed:
  14. Re: What drew you into collecting fragrances

    I've always loved accessories. I collect scarves and purses, too. But I love the emotional aspect of perfume.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    These two are killing me, too. They feel like they should both be really good clues, if only I had more of a knowledge base to start with. I am eager to see what all you experienced folk do with the...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    I just ordered mine. Actually, the had E03 left, so I ordered that, too :laugh: I shall save that one for a rainy day.

    I am most curious about the statement that the scent is citrus, but not...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    I was thinking along these lines the other day while watching Project Runway(I know, I know...). Some of the designers have a specific aesthetic, but they put their spin on many different looks. And...
  18. Re: Word Association: When you hear the word pretty...

    Paris Hilton Paris Hilton for Women. Pleasant, unsurprising, frequently complimented by the average male.
  19. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    Best Basenotes meetup ever!
  20. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    Yay, just bought it. What a steal!
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    I like this idea. I've tried it a time or two before, but a few of the products gave me headaches. I wonder if their is something put in them to make them unscented that my body doesn't like(like a...
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    Re: Why aren't all perfume ads this sassy?

    I could go for some really realistic perfume ads. Like the smell of the ground when it first starts raining. Show me a shot of rain, and tell me the name of the fragrance. I don't need any models...
  23. Re: Does poor projection/sillage/longevity stop you from wearing certain fragrances?

    I carry scents around in my purse anyway. So I have no problem doing a touch up during the day if it wears off. But I am unhappy if an expensive fragrance does this. I'm much more willing to reapply...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    I would by out open sky if they did that! I used Herbal Essence for years, despite the fact that it made my hair a bit frizzy. Still wear it if I'm going to braid away my frizz. Ha.

    The majority...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Haha as much as I enjoy reading technical language, your picture I get on a visceral level. He's creeping me out a bit. But he does look happy.
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    Re: Fragrance Mash Ups

    I love to layer fragrances. If I feel like a fragrance is missing something, I like to try to add the element that is missing. I've never shaken them together though. Mostly because I am a total...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    One of my favorite things about vocalizing how we perceive scent is how interconnected it is with our other senses. A Ramon Monegal that makes my mouth water. A Thierry Mugler that gives me cold...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Does anyone have this scent and smelled Thierry Mugler's Womanity? Not that I am guessing Womanity, I was just wondering if that is the same type of "tuning fork" scent? I'm not very familiar with...
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    I have been wearing Lovely Day for awhile now. I keep hoping I can fix it somehow (Like Kiss My Name, which was quite nice, but too much treble and not enough bass. The addition of a little wood...
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    Re: Versace Dreamer Fans.

    It works on a female too. I get hit on a lot when I wear this stuff. :shocked: It's potent.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    I'm not playing this time, but I am curious to hear impressions from all you folk who ordered. I'm still having fun mixing E02 with other scents. If a new fragrance was released every 3 months or so,...
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    Re: Your Top Hermés male fragrances ?

    Sur le Nil is a great choice. I bought a bottle from me, but DH steals it all the time, and honestly, it smells better on him.
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    Today's scent is Cuirelle. It smells like edible leather, honestly. Like someone poured some honey over leather, and then roasted the whole thing over a cedar block and garnished with patchouli.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    O is for Organza First Light by Givenchy
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    I tried Kiss My Name this entire weekend. Its a very fresh floral scent.

    The opening is very strong, a combination of mixed florals, of which I picked out the jasmine the strongest of all. The...
  36. Poll: Re: End Perfume Sexism - Should Basenotes Merge the Male and Female Sub-Forums?

    I already hang out with the boys in real life, so I guess virtually is a natural extension:smiley: I've never felt anything other than welcome in the male fragrance forum. And since a lot of what I...
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    I love that so many people are enjoying Impossible Iris, but its something a little bit different to everyone. That sort of thing makes me wonder if it has to do with skin chemistry, or temperature,...
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    I tried Impossible Iris today. What a surprise!

    I should start by saying that I looked at the notes and did not particularly expect to like this fragrance. I don't really like the powder smell. So...
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    Re: Dinner Guest and fragrance

    My dinner party would consist of my favorite literary characters: Anne Shirley in I Love Les Carottes by Honore de Pres, which Gilbert bought her as a joke, but she quite liked it, Elizabeth Bennett...
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    White musk, take 2.
    I tried this scent 2 days ago, but as the temp was 110, it burned off really quickly. Yesterday I was in a much more temperate climate, so I tried the white musk again. It...
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    Re: Ramon Monegal, Barcelona: A New Line

    I just recently received my samples from the lovely and generous Foustie. Yesterday I tried out L'Eau de Rose. It was a really hot, muggy day, which means that perfume tends to 'burn off' rather...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    My mom is wearing the fragrance for the first time. She says she thinks its a men's fragrance and smells some lime to it. She doesn't remember smelling it before.

    The only thing I've noticed...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Mine just came, woohoo! I'll post my immediate impressions and hopefully have something else to add in a few days. I'm also passing a bottle along to my parents and sharing my bottle with hubby, so I...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Mine is supposed to be delivered tomorrow. What are your impressions so far?
  45. Re: Is anyone here playing the Chandler Burr untitled game?

    Nice! I'm on my phone most of the time anyway.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    X is for X Perfume Spray for women by Clive Christian
  47. Re: Is anyone here playing the Chandler Burr untitled game?

    I've seen spoiler boxes on other forums - are those easy to insert?
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    For those who ordered last time, how long did shipping take?
  49. Re: Ladies and Gentlemen: Do You Wear Perfume to Bed?

    I always shower before bed, and I like to put a bit of perfume in my hair. It lasts incredibly long, and frequently ends up working its way into my dreams. Weird, but I kinda like it :grin: Honestly,...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    That is weird. My shipping was free too
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Ordered two, actually. Hubby and I are splitting the first bottle, and my mom and dad the second bottle. I am excited to see exactly how much difference body chemistry makes on a scent.
  52. Re: Is anyone here playing the Chandler Burr untitled game?

    Redneck Perfumisto, thanks for posting your experience with the first one. It was such a thorough write-up, and really nice to see the process that you went through with the first one. And of course...
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    Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Is anyone else participating in this months offering? I was pleased to see that the size has been cut down to 30ml/$25.

    https://opensky.com/chandlerburr/product/the-untitled-series-s01e02
  54. Re: Un Jardin Sur Le Nil or Eau de Pamplemousse Rose?

    I have Un Jardin Sur Le Nil. I live in an area at is 100+ degrees in the summer, and the scent lasts very well in these conditions. However, it seems like it lower temperatures it has much lower...
  55. Re: What fragrance would you where to your funeral?

    Something funny to make people smile. Probably Thierry Mugler Womanity? I think its wonderful and strange, but from reviews it seems like a lot of people think it smells like trash. Probably wonder...
  56. Re: Difference between Basenotes and Fragrantica?

    I love the discussions on this site. When looking up reviews while shopping, I tend to use Fragrantica. I don't post much to either simply because I'm a total newbie, and most of my questions have...
  57. Re: Free Sample Share!! New Line Ramon Monegal Barcelona.

    Oh, I'm interested in #1.

    Thanks for doing this! how sweet:dankk2:
  58. Re: What smells do you have an obsession with that aren't perfumes?

    The spicy, sweet smell of cigars.
    The smell that emanates from the ground when it first starts raining.
    The original herbal essence.
    The super sweet smell in coldstone creamery.
    Musty, dusty old...
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