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    Re: Today I Bought - December 2008

    Kiehl's Original Musk

    Due to previous purchases from them in the past, they sent me a $20 off coupon for Christmas and I only ended up paying $19 for a 50ml bottle. Yayuh!
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 13 Dec 08

    Kielhs Original Musk

    First Time Wearing, Very Excited!!!
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    Re: Curious: Why does ANYONE order blind?

    Because it's addicting
    Because If I dont like it then I can always give it away as a gift etc.
    Because I like the surprise
    Because I can't wait for a sample
    Because the reviews are too good...
  4. Re: What's the deal with Guerlain here on BN?

    HAHAHAH!!! I Was going to do that too!
    Guerlain all the Way!!!

    and with more Guerlain post comes more post from the very informative as always, Mr. Guerlain!

    by the way, l'instant edt or...
  5. Re: best scent for when you've overeaten

    hmm a scent if you've over eaten. this is easy:

    Basically any scent that will make you throw will do so the next morning when you look at yourself in the mirror, you wont feel so bad that you...
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    Re: How Many Sprays For Armani Code

    My Experiences: I Last A Really Long Time, Especially on Clothes(Which I Would Never Spray On But Some Juices Stay On Them) 2-3 Sprays for Me, Max=5; After 5 and I Throw UP!

    Positive Reviews from...
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    Re: Which is better Jicky EDT or EDP?

    Ruggles is Correct!!! The SA I usually visit at Nordstrom never lets me purchase Jicky EdT or EdP; She Just Ignores me When I say Can I Buy it because She Wants Me(And She Knows That I Would Rather...
  8. Re: Have YOU ever had DREAMS about/had a fragrance in it?

    Last Night! OMG, I was dreaming that I was in a fragrance store with random people and they were picking up fragrances left and right. I do not remember what juices they were smelling but this guy...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 5 Dec 08

    Chanel No.5 EdP :)
  10. Re: scents you're obsessed with at the moment.

    Knize Ten, Geir and Guerlain Vetiver!!! I WANT TO LITERALLY SHOWER IN THEM AND DRINK THEM INSTEAD OF WATER!!! OMFG
  11. Re: Discontinued items ----- is the juice still OK?

    LOL! I knew someone was going to post this type of response, just didn't know who. :)
  12. Re: Long Time Lurker, First Time Poster

    i'd stick with opium b/c l'homme is a new fragrance and i've smelled it twice last night on 2 guys. plus, i dont know many guys using opium anymore so basically you will stand out amongst the guys...
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    Re: Pre-Basenotes era

    o gosh the memories. lets see...

    bottles in my collection were:
    AdG(which I thought was the best thing),
    Le Male (first experience was when I was club hoppin in Vegas and they had this in the ...
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    Antica Farmacista

    Tuberose by Antica Farmacista
  15. Re: Fragrance for a 30some years old lawyer

    I have no idea why but when I saw lawyer, Black Aoud by Montale quickly came to mind.
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    Re: How do SA approach you?

    true! and I like your choice of words by the way(pertaining to colognosiers)



    i thought it was sales associate, anyways could be both.
  17. Re: did you know that knize is pronounced...

    wait, so wats the actually way of saying it, im confuse: like knife, ka-neet-se,ka-neet-ze,ka-neet-say or ka-neet-see?

    jus wondering cus knize ten was my last bottle purchase so i want to be able...
  18. Thread: Lol

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    Re: Lol

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, u made my morning!
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    Re: The Million Dollar Question!

    Im with you on the beer part

    I choose HR as well.

    But if a million dollars was on the table, I think I'd go for the bucks.
  20. Re: Los Angeles BNers going to The Scent Bar November 16

    Ya and hopefully the meet doesn't occur when the fires start up again so that I may actually get to go :)
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    Re: just bought Opium Edp blind

    www.beautyencounter.com is a real deal website! they used to be called www.perfumebay.com until they changed it. their werehouse/office is only a 10 minute drive away from my home so I always end up...
  22. Re: Los Angeles BNers going to The Scent Bar November 16

    Darn Orange County fires messed up my Sunday visit to the Scent Bar:( Lots of negative emotions I am currently feeling! Luckily, there's only 1 cure and that's a new bottle; I'm thinking Opium pH EdP!
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    Re: The official CK Be Thread :)

    Resurrecting old threads here, anyways I was actually looking at my 200ml bottle of cK Be this morning and wondering if it was going to be my SOTD but instead I went for The 3rd Man; I'll be sure to...
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    Re: Today I Bought - November 2008 Edition

    1. Knize Ten
    2. MPG Santal Noble

    And tons of MPG samples from BeautyEncounter :)
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 14 November 08

    SOTD: Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey

    SOTE: Knize 10,Ten, Diez, Dieci,Sampo
  26. Re: masculin and woody...but for a 24 year old

    Exactly! Im 22 and my range for fragrances is very broad. If I like the scent, I will get the juice; as easy as that! Don't let age decide what to get or you will miss out!!!
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 12 November 08

    SOTD: Habit Rouge
    SOTE: Not Yet Decided
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    Re: Cologne Application Technique

    50 sprays? Please post a link to the thread, im dying to read it.
  29. Re: best way to apply from 1 ml sample vials?

    i just transfer all the samples that I want to try out onto an atomizer.
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    Re: New Comme Des Garcons (w/ H&M)

    Ya, like the notes and what to expect!
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    Re: Guerlain purchases arrived!!!!!

    Im Officially Depressed! :( I Was Santa to Bring Me Everything in that Picture!!!
  32. I Cant Seem to Spray on my Fragrances :(

    Alright, right off the bat; Im afraid of using some of the fragrances that I have in fear that when I finally use it all up, the juice will have already been discontinued and really really hard to...
  33. Re: Los Angeles BNers going to The Scent Bar November 16

    Sounds good Astaroth! I really hope Ashley does pull a couple of bottles onto the counter. Last thing I would ever want her to do is to be like Vanna White of The Scent Bar.



    Nicely Put my...
  34. Re: Los Angeles BNers going to The Scent Bar November 16

    Well a couple members might also be bringing their spouses along for the trip and I'm bringing along a good friend. So basically the list doesn't end yet, and the trips not for another week. Feeling...
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami

    The SA probably doesn't know much about fragrances then. No, I just tried some a couple of hrs ago at the Hermes boutique in South Coast Plaza and at Nordstroms as well.
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    Re: Dear Santa 2008

    Dear Santa,

    I've been a good boy this year. Now, I would usually ask you to surprise me with a bottle but seeing as though that would be a difficult task because there are alot of bottles I want,...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    The next Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez couple. hehe.
  38. Re: Los Angeles BNers going to The Scent Bar November 16

    I'll be able to go but negative on the dinner part due to an important nursing examination I have to prepare for the following day.
    This is gonna be fun, cant wait!!! Mind if I bring my camera as...
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    Re: just bought Opium Edp blind

    just wondering, besides online, where else can I purchase Opium EdP?
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    Re: Nordstrom made it right!

    Kiehls Facial Fuel Face Moisturizer Anti Wrinkle Cream, good stuff though I use the Facial Fuel with SPF 15 instead!!! Makes ur skin look good and I've actually had compliments from female friends on...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 3 November 08

    Had a Big Test Today!!!


    Therefore, I Called Upon Angel By Thierry Mugler to Help Me Out!
  42. Re: Fragance industry consider Basenoters reviews?

    Exactly, except for the niche houses though IMO because only people like us BNers know about them. But certain houses such as Armani, do target consumers who come into stores and purchase the...
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    Re: How many sprays in 1 ml sample vial?

    HAHA, man I feel VERY VERY sad for you! I guess your staying home the whole day.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - NOVEMBER 2008 Edition

    Im not even gonna try because I know I'll fail miserably.
    I tend to go crazy after 2 weeks of new fragrance in my collection. Its like my anti-depression, anti-anxiety and anti-psychotic drug.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 1 November 2008

    I think I saw Pour Monsieur at Macys the other day; gonna check it out tomorrow.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 1 November 2008

    Still Friday Night but for Tomorrow Morning:

    Heritage if Its Cold

    Le 3me Homme de Caron if Its Hot

    News Said Its Gonna be Cold but They're Never Right.
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    Re: Best Cologne For The University?

    Before I was ever into fragrances, I always thought there was! My friends who know nothing about fragrances always ask me whats the best cologne to get whenever I go into a fragrance shop. Irritates...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October '08 Edition

    Goodbye October!!! Sorry Just Felt Like Posting That!
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    Re: Mitsouko

    This might be an unimportant post but heres a question I was pondering out of the blue and just felt like posting:

    With the entire world changing and the line of what it is to be male or female...
  50. Re: SOTD - Friday, 31 October '08 - HALLOWEEN! :)

    L'eau d'Issey pH
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    Re: Best Cologne For The University?

    Probably due to the price. The juice was good but I didn't think it was good enough for the price. But I did like the bottle.
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    Re: Best Cologne For The University?

    First off, Hello! And Good Choice on Geir. Im thinking about picking that one up this weekend. Umm, I dont want to sound rude or anything but there are alot of posts regarding this subject so try and...
  53. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about the number of fragrances you own?

    never feel guilty about what you do or like in life, because if you start feeling guilty then you shouldn't have started in the first place i think. got one life to live and thats it, i suggest we...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October '08 Edition

    I see someone got bit by the niche bug! Doesn't it hurt?
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    Re: What to buy at Nordstrom

    Of all that you posted, I would get Roadster, but there are of course others that you havent listed available at Nordstrom that I would get first.

    i would get a new suit because I need a new one...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October '08 Edition

    L'Heure Bleue ---> Guerlain
    Le 3me Homme de Caron ---> Caron
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    Re: New fake Creeds!

    Hahaha, Buying Green Frich Tweed with Monopoly Money and using those coin shaped chocolates as change. Funny Stuff!
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 30 Oct 08

    Burberry: LoNdOn
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, 28 October 2008

    Well its not Tuesday here yet but I have to wake up at 5am. its very cold in the morning so im thinking Heritage might do the trick!
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    Re: Sephora SA goes NUTS

    Actually I just remembered, that happened to me too this past weekend but not 19 samples. more like 9. But like your story, I also talked to the SA about my new passion for fragrances as well as my...
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    Re: Sephora SA goes NUTS

    OMFG SERIOUSLY-(JAW ON THE FLOOR) YOU LUCKY PERSON.
    I can't wait for the day that it happens to me too.
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 27 October 08

    woke up and didn't feel good, reached for the nearest bottle and it was:

    cK Be

    All I can say is that, its been awhile.
  63. Re: Do you feel observed when you are in a perfume store?(like you are a thief)

    Mrclmind, which last visit to Nordstrom SCP was rather pleasant. I immediately veered towards the more niche fragrances rather than the "new" mens fragrances. I felt as if the more information and...
  64. Re: Creed Original Vetiver vs. Mugler Cologne

    Creed ALL THE WAY!
    First time trying Mugler Cologne, I thought it was going to be good and a probable next purchase but longevity wasn't too good and there are others that I can most likely get...
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    Re: hi, hello, bonjour!

    Welcome to Basenotes!!!
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    Re: 7 days 6 purchases

    HAHAHA! omg, basenotes always cracks me up!
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 24 October 08

    Prada Amber pH
  68. Re: Anyone get a fake that smells great/lasts long?

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH, OMG IM LITERALLY CRYING, That Was a Good Laugh! Thanks. I MUST SMELL YOU TRUCK!!!
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    Re: Disappointing Year For Frangrances?

    Disappointing Year for Fragrances?

    Not Entirely, I Kinda like TdH,

    Guerlain Homme= I feel as if it took a step away from the original bases of Guerlains from the past, but hey, its pretty...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 24 October 08

    Bvlgari "Burnt Tire" Black

    Feelin Hella Different Today!!!
  71. Re: Anyone get a fake that smells great/lasts long?

    oh wow, i didnt even kno it was possible that a fake could do better than an original. might start testing fakes soon if thats the case.
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    Re: M7 vs TDH vs GPH2

    O Goodness, Easy Question.

    Definitely:

    1. M7
    2. TdH
    3. GpH2 ( I Like the Original Better)
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 22 October 08

    Lolita Lempicka!
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday, October 21, 2008 ;)

    Good Ol' Habit Rouge for today!
  75. Thread: Derby!

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    Re: Derby!

    ya, ur right. i was thinking it over and at a price tag of 200+. a blind buy of this might not be a good idea if i end up not liking the juice, unless I wanted Derby just to have it.
  76. Thread: Derby!

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    Re: Derby!

    mrclmind, thanks for the offer of the decant but like everso said, I might like it too much to be sad that I just have a decant. Which is likely the case since I've loved most of the Guerlain...
  77. Re: I Found It! A Scent that has No Negatives!

    I think the idea of getting a fragrance that has no negative comments is to have a state of mind where you know that no one on BN dislikes it. Of course, I have fragrances that I truly adorn which...
  78. Thread: Derby!

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    Derby!

    In correlation to Mr. Guerlain's previous post regarding Derby being dicontinued and me as a semi-new BNer also in love with Guerlain's fragrances, I was just wondering if there are any fragrances...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October '08 Edition

    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme!!!
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    Re: SoTD- Monday, Oct, 20 2k8 ;-)

    L'Air du Desert Marocain!!! Love IT!!!
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    Re: Hi Basenoters!

    Just wondering, how do you feel about your LL?
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    My First Time @ Scent Bar

    To start things off, Ive only just begun to get into the fragrance world. Its already been about a month and a half since I started to realize that the world of fragrance consisted more than just the...
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    Re: Menís fragrance suggestions, please?

    I second ur Guerlain Vetiver and Chanel Egoiste and add HM by Hanae Mori!
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    Re: Soon it's halloween...

    Wow, Good Question. I too love Halloween due to the fact that its the only time we can act and dress "very weird" and not be looked at. But as for which fragrances I would match with Halloween, I...
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    Re: Quick Help Needed!!!

    Alright Well Im Off, Thanks Again for Your Input! I Really Was Thinking of Prada since I havent Used it in awhile but I ended up with Lolita since I knew that It was a smell not a lot of people would...
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    Quick Help Needed!!!

    Hey guys, the problem with having alot of fragrances is knowing which one to use at a certain time and that time for me is now. I am going to a club in 1 hr and I dont know what to use. I have...
  87. Re: New Fragrance Lover Seeks "Signature Scent"

    VERY VERY TRUE INDEED!!! Choosing one fragrance to be your signature scent would be like saying that the rest arent good or good enough when infact there are alot that are good. Like the rest, I wish...
  88. Re: What frangrance to get out of "young scent" rut?

    Ya, that sounds like a good first question so we can have a base on where to start our suggestions.
  89. Re: New Fragrance Lover Seeks "Signature Scent"

    or original egoiste, I see alot of platinum flying around. But I guess it depends on ur taste!
  90. Re: What frangrance to get out of "young scent" rut?

    wow ur right those are high school frags, um fresh n citrusy huh, try imperiale by guerlain, citrusy top note but cools down to a fresh powdery after afterwards, love that stuff!
  91. Re: New Fragrance Lover Seeks "Signature Scent"

    First Off, Welcome! The first thing that came to my mind was Guerlain Vetiver. Since ur lookin for a signature scent, I'm guessin u want a scent in which people can identify u. Therefore, I suggest...
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    Re: A Question

    OMG I LOVE GUINNESS!!!

    "What the H*ll do you do with all those colognes"
    "Why are you looking at that perfume, isn't Mitsouko for girls?"
    "Your Weird"
    "O God, Another Fragrance store, You Know...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 16 Oct 08

    Sung Hei!

    My ex chose this so everytime I have it on, it reminds me of her.

    I LIMIT MY USAGE OF THIS TO ONCE EVERY 6 MONTSH!!!
  94. Re: the air smells like burberry london today....

    i actually was feeling like having the scent of burberry london this morning but angel was closer and im really lazy in the morning :)
  95. Re: I Stole a Heritage and Mitsouko bottle!

    ooo, imma check it out thanx!
  96. Re: I Stole a Heritage and Mitsouko bottle!

    all of a sudden, im no longer happy :(
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    Re: My first meeting with Kouros

    HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! I LIKE YOUR PYRAMID :)
  98. I Stole a Heritage and Mitsouko bottle!

    Well not really... but for the price that i paid to get both of them, i felt as if i stole them. Like usual, when Im bored I usually find myself entering fragrance stores for a couple of sniffs of...
  99. Re: Habit Rouge - Did I get an impostor?

    hey wait im in socal too! i didnt even kno there was a socal group. i was always wondering if anyone on BN actually met up.
  100. Re: Habit Rouge - Did I get an impostor?

    there was a previous discussion on this earlier, especially with the arabic writing on the bottom, try searching for it.
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