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  1. Thread: 99Perfume?

    by GraySwan
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    Re: Abusive response from 99perfume .com!

    I just wanted to add my 2 cents to this thread. I've ordered at least a dozen bottles of fragrance from 99perfume over the last few years and have never once encountered a problem with them. They...
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    Sticky: Re: Decant swaps announcement

    This is WONDERFUL news! The ability to swap decants was probably my greatest attraction to Basenotes in the very beginning and the very thing that enabled me to develop & refine my fragrance hobby. ...
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    Re: Boston Meet-Up Wrap-Up

    My fellow Boston Basenoters, thank you so much for sharing your detailed & interesting accounts of the meet-up. I feel as though I was there right along with you...wish I was....I always seem to...
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    Re: Boston Meet-Up Wrap-Up

    Love the pictures! You all look fabulous!! Sounds like you all had a wonderful time... I'm really sorry I missed it...maybe next year!
  5. Re: Worldwide Basenotes Meet-Up Weekend August 28-30, 2009 AND AWAY WE GO!!!

    Thanks to all my fellow Boston Basenoters for sharing the fun! Looks and sounds like you had a fabulous time...sorry I missed it....maybe next year!!

    BTW...you are all absolutely adorable. :)
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    Re: Who Has Shopped with Fragranceshop.com?

    I ordered from them about a month ago. Of the two items I ordered only one was in stock. It took them a few days to let me know the item was not available...which irked me a little. The bottle I...
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    Re: MPG -- discontinues shipping to the US?

    Sorry to hear about your bad experience with Four Seasons. I must have bought one of the last bottles of Ambre Precieux from them. I ordered earlier in the week and just received it today. It's my...
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    Re: Where to buy Montale?

    This IS a great deal! Thanks for the info! ;)
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    Re: Where to buy Montale?

    I'm looking to replenish my Blue Amber. Out of curiosity, how much did they charge you for it?
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    This one wins the UGLIEST bottle of all time award for me:
    http://img241.imageshack.us/img241/1842/makecappedimage.jpg

    What is that? I mean seriously, what the hell IS that? :confused:
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    It is, in fact, the EDT. I was surprised because I have been seeing the aftershave spray(which btw smells great and is pretty long lasting for an AS) for a few weeks. Maybe it was just a fluke and...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Thought I'd give this thread a bump with my latest Marshalls acquisition:

    ANTIDOTE by Viktor & Rolf 4.2oz edt spray for 19.99

    I've always loved this fragrance...but could never justify the...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 27 November

    Sensuelle Russie by Esteban
    amber, bergamot orange, pine, cardamom, cinnamon, cedar and patchouli.

    Spicy Goodness...reminds me of apple pie & incense. It went perfectly with Thanksgiving...
  14. Re: Winners Announced! Bottle Contest #8: Green without Envy

    Congratulations to all the winners! And thank you, Tang, for all the effort you put into this super fun contest. It's things like this, and people like you, who are willing to do a little something...
  15. Re: "Scared To Admit I'm Wearing It" Scent Synchronization Day

    I'm in! I'll probably wear Mariah Carey M. I'm a bit embarrassed to admit it but I think its pretty good. It's all incense on me with the faintest hint of burnt marshmallow...and I'll be damned if...
  16. Re: Name up to FIVE Bottles: Contest #8, Green without Envy

    I don't know if anyone guessed this one yet but it still appears to be left blank:


    Row 5 # 2 Miss Caty Cat Graceful Green By Novae Plus

    Oops...nevermind...looks like ChantillyLace already...
  17. Re: Name up to FIVE Bottles: Contest #8, Green without Envy

    Row 4 #13 Nuance Homme by Capucci
  18. Re: Name up to FIVE Bottles: Contest #8, Green without Envy

    Here's another:

    Row 1 #11 Néonatura Elevate by Yves Rocher
  19. Re: Name up to FIVE Bottles: Contest #8, Green without Envy

    Here's a couple of guesses that hopefully haven't been answered yet:

    Row 1 #1 Bobby Jones by Bobby Jones for Men
    Row 4 #7 Vetiver for Men by Carven
  20. Re: Perfumistas - what is your favorite single note?

    If I HAD to pick just one it would be Amber...followed closely by Incense, Iris & just a smidge of Patchouli.
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    Re: Changes at Parfum1

    I, too, have noticed the recent changes @ parfum1.com. They have always been my e-tailer of choice because they usually ship out the same day and because they are close by I have my merchandise...
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    Re: Balmain Ambre Gris

    Just an FYI...Fragrancenet.com also has this in stock for 36.00. They also have a lot of coupons floating around for additional savings. I believe their internationl shipping is much more...
  23. Re: What color is your Montale - Red Vetyver bottle

    I don't know if size has anything to do with it but, I bought a 50ml Blue Amber from them a while back and it was also gold(instead of the blue as pictured.) I was a bit disappointed...but it still...
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    Re: Meeting Clinton, what would you wear?

    LOL! Perfect.





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    Re: Eau D'Orange & Concentree D'Orange

    I own the regular version and I find it lasts much longer if I spray it on my clothing. A few sprays to my blouse in the AM And I find myself catchings lovely whiffs of it throughout the day.......
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    Re: Others can't access my wardrobe

    Yep, I see it just fine. Nice lookin' wardrobe BTW. :happy:
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    Re: Anyone read the reviews at PerfumeEmporium?

    LOL!!!! OMG, Scentimus...that nearly made me pee my pants! Too funny. Oh and..."You city foke" Bwahaha! I'm still giggling. :D

    Thanks for sharing. I needed a good laugh!
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    Re: Ebay to shut down all decant sales

    Thanks Diane :)

    That helps make some sense out of the confusion. I can see that you guys are just as baffled by this as the rest of us. Amazing how disorganized Ebay can be when it comes to...
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    Re: Ebay to shut down all decant sales

    Hi Griff ;)

    So, are you saying you haven't heard about it through the ebay grapevine? Hmmmmm. Well, I received emails from 2 of the bigger decant sellers on ebay at the end of last week telling...
  30. Re: Madini Oils; Review--Great Sillage on a budget

    Thanks for all the wonderful reviews and information, ladies! These oils sound fantastic. I'll definately have to give them a test drive.

    And thanks so much for offering to add me to the sample...
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    Re: Feminine scents with tons of amber?

    Anne Pliska - A creamy Ambery dream of a scent with powdery vanilla, a bit of carmelized orange, the smallest dash of patchouli and a touch of incense. Like a warm, cozy, sweet smelling, fuzzy...
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    Re: Decant Sales or Swaps no longer permitted on BN

    Glad to hear the wardrobe system is going to updated soon! Does this mean that any changes we make to our wardrobe will be seen more immediately by members searching the directory? I make frequent...
  33. Re: Madini Oils; Review--Great Sillage on a budget

    Thanks for responding, Taolady. But, PB said "$30 for 15 ml." I don't see a 15ml size anywhere. Just 3ml & 6ml. Thats why I'm confuzzeled. :confused:

    They do sound wonderful. And I'd love...
  34. Re: Madini Oils; Review--Great Sillage on a budget

    Do you have a link to their site? When I googled Madini Oils the only site I found listed the oils in 3ml & 6ml sizes....at a cost of $15 & $25. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong place.

    Thanks.;)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12 April

    Creed - Baie de Geneivre
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    Re: SotD Thursday 12 April

    Creed - Baie de Geneivre
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    Re: New Basenotes Member - Hi!

    Welcome Annie! I'm sure you'll enjoy it here. It truly is a wonderful online community. Great people & great resources for all perfume lovers!
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    Re: Ebay to shut down all decant sales

    Good point!
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    Re: Which fragrance started your idée fixe?

    Like DustB, for me it was also Lagerfeld Classic. It was circa 1986 and while shopping at Filenes with some college friends I picked up a bottle , instantly fell in love and bought it on the spot. ...
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    Re: Decant Sales or Swaps no longer permitted on BN

    Good idea, Nutmeg. I predict that once we all recover from being shell-shocked by this news, we will begin to mobilize and find some creative ways around these limitations. A Yahoo Group is one great...
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    Re: Decant Sales or Swaps no longer permitted on BN

    My line of thinking exactly, Vijay. What harm would it do to wait and see if anyone contacts you before making such a rash decision? No one is going to outright sue you without first warning you to...
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    Re: Ebay to shut down all decant sales

    Well, I've read several threads on MUA and a few people have spoken with some of the larger decant sellers, one of which was Nancy from Fishbone and they have confirmed that this is true. I however...
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    Ebay to shut down all decant sales

    I don't really know where to post this but....Just a heads up incase you haven't already heard , starting next week Ebay will no longer allow the sale of perfume decants on their site. I read it on...
  44. Re: What fragrance in your collection that you must have at all times?

    MPG - Ambre Precieux.... My number one comfort scent and my favorite Amber. It has just enough lavender in it to keep it from becoming too cloying which means I can pull it off in warmer weather as...
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    Re: What Would Sanjaya Wear?

    Something sweet & innocent like him. I'm thinkin' Pink Sugar.:D I never thought I'd say it....but I hopped on the Sanjaya love train last night. That kid is absolutely adorable.
  46. Re: Just bought Virgin Island Water--quick review

    Great Review, thanks! Sounds wonderful...I plan on trying it this Friday at Nordstrom. I won't, however, be paying retail. $225...ouch! Guess I'll be waiting until this one hits the discounters. ...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for April 2007)

    Sensuelle Russie by Esteban


    simply yummie :)
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    Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    LOL! You're kiddin' me! It literally had a cork in it? So...they took the sprayer off and stuck a cork in it? Oy. Now I've heard it all. Unbelievable nerve. I myself, bought one bottle from...
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    Re: HELP!!! iTrader option is missing!

    Hmmm...I guess the iTrader fairies came & fixed it while we were sleeping.
  50. Thread: Rene Lazard

    by GraySwan
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    Re: Rene Lazard

    I believe the actual spelling is Rene Lezard and you can find these fragrances at:

    Nellbutler

    Hope this helps. ;)
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    Re: HELP!!! iTrader option is missing!

    Yikes Tinker!
    I just noticed that too! What happened to the feedback in peoples profiles??? Help anyone?
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    Re: Happy Birthday Maisonstinky!

    Happy birthday, Vijay...truly one of the nicest guys to grace the halls of Basenotes! (Happy Birthday to everyone else celebrating today as well.)

    Kim

    PS: What scent did you choose in honor...
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    Re: Calling Cartier Must Experts!

    Thank you Scentemental & Jazztweety. I've been so confused about which bottle & box was the vintage formulation. Thanks to your abundantly informative posts...I was finally(today) able to purchase...
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    Re: Calling Cartier Must Experts!

    Well...now I'm stumped. I've been looking to order a bottle of this online and most of the bottles I see come in a RED box. Which formulation is this? Is it the same as the new formulation silver...
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    Re: what does tuberose smell like?

    My initial impression of tuberose may seem kind of strange....but it smells sort of purple to me...a bit like grape candy or jam.
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for March 2007)

    :grin:

    One lamb at a time. Gotchya. ;)

    I'm thinkin...it's more of a wolf in sheeps clothing, though...or maybe a sheep in wolf's clothing would be more accurate. :confused:

    I...
  57. Thread: serge lutens

    by GraySwan
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    Re: serge lutens

    Has anyone in the USA ever ordered from this outfit? If so, what was your experience with them like? I have a dreaded fear of ordering from across the pond...and could use some reassurance...;)
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for March 2007)

    Sacrebleu - Parfums de Nicolai...Blind

    Hmmmm...not sure about this one yet....the jury is still out. It sure is potent! Reminds me of an 80's monster fragrance. After it dies down and the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 March

    Gucci Envy -Mens
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 7 March

    My SOTD on this Coooollllld winter day in New England is Gucci Envy(mens) ... Makes me feel all warm & snuggly

    Happy B-Day Mr Goddess_Dreams.
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    Re: The Wow Factor...most compliments everytime

    There are three fragrances I own that never fail to invite numerous compliments everytime I wear them. The three attention grabbers are:

    Trouble by Boucheron
    Millesime Imperial by Creed...
  62. Re: fragrance you are wearing dessert tonight and beverage

    Lorenzo Villoresi Musc.... A handful of Cadbury Mini Eggs....and a Diet Coke Zero.... Doesn't come much classier than that, people. :happy:
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    Re: Choose Best 3 from the following List!

    M7 by yves saint laurent
    Body Kouros by yves saint laurent
    Tuscany by aramis

    In that order
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    Re: Why do they have Non-Export SL scents?

    "Truth?" Who's truth?

    How incredibly bigotted of you.

    Now, in reference to Nsamadi's original post...I don't know why Serge Lutens has a Non-Export line but I must say,
    I happen to love the...
  65. Re: Retiring in 3 days... What to wear the last day?

    I'm a little late to this thread, Dan. Just wanted to congratulate you on reaching this milestone...and wish you the very best as you begin this new and exciting chapter of your life(sounds like...
  66. Re: Basenotes Members who like DGMWBIDS also like....

    How do you know its a chick? ;)
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    Poll: Re: Your most beloved Lutens

    I voted for Vetyver Oriental . While I am also quite fond of Fumerie Turque & Borneo, I often find it hard picking just the right time to wear them. Vetiver Oriental is the most versatile Lutens I...
  68. Poll: Re: National Addicts of Fragrance Try to Associate (NAFTA)

    My vote is for New York. In addition to the meet & greet it would sure be nice to do a bit of fragrance hunting....Chicago is a great city and all but New York just has so much more to offer...scent...
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    Re: How do you keep decants?

    I have a few hundred sample vials that I keep stored in a huge fishing tackle box. It works out great because there are lots of compartments, some with dividers so that you can adjust the size of the...
  70. Parfum de George Sand - Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier

    Parfum de George Sand by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier

    Missing from directory
  71. Re: How many fragrance bottles do you own at this very moment?

    I'm afraid to count. I prefer to wallow in my bubble of blissful denial. The number is greater than the sum total of my fingers and toes....that much I can admit. And to think when I started reading...
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    Re: This new one sounds great!

    It does, indeed. Thanks for the link, Dan. I've sampled a total of 3 fragrances from Parfums de Nicolai...and I have loved all 3. I need to spend more time exploring this house.

    Kim
  73. Thread: Chanel No.19

    by GraySwan
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    Re: Chanel No.19

    When I was in High School, [blank] years ago :D , my mother took me shopping and told me I could pick out a fragrance. I chose No.19 over all the dozens I had sampled. I wore it for years and then...
  74. Re: Looking for a perfume for a friend, she says she wants something light and cheerful.

    Apothia "IF." It's a soft, cheery, gardenia scent with a light musk base. I am NOT a floral girl by any means...but, this fragrance is so bright & sparkly it instantly puts me in a good mood. It's...
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    Re: Roll On or Atomizers?

    I prefer roll-ons, especially when I buy the 1/6 oz size. Many times I just like to dab on small amounts to a tiny area on my hand or arm for sniff testing. Trying to do that with an atomizer is...
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    Re: Taxes time. My wishlist shall get shorter :)

    I doubt I'll be getting much money back, but, on my wish list for 2007 are full bottles of:

    Apothia - If
    F. Malle - Musk Ravageur
    Parfums de Nicolai - Vie de Chateau
    Lorenzo Villoresi - Musk...
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    Re: How to put perfume into tiny bottles?

    Great tip, Shycat! I've been contemplating how to spray my perfume into tiny sample vials but have been too afraid to try at risk of wasting the juice. Now, I think I'll give it a whirl...thanks so...
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    Re: Trouble Contacting Creedirect?

    Wow...I must be one of the lucky ones. I ordered a bottle of Erolfa just before Christmas and received it 2 days later. AND I received a 4 oz instead of the 2.5 oz I ordered(awesome!) I just kind of...
  79. Could not delete my thread in Marketplace!

    I tried to delete my thread in the fragrances wanted section in the marketplace and was not able to. As a supporting member I should be able to do this, correct? In the past I was able to delete my...
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    Re: Wasted Effort in Decision Making.

    I do that just about every other day. Today as I was bathing, doing my hair & putting on make-up...I kept saying in my head "ok, today I'm going to wear Tea for Two. Tea for Two. Tea for Two" Over...
  81. Re: Slightly injured my L'Artisan Timbuktu 100mL trying to make a decant!

    Oh man...I feel for you. I'm so O.C. about my collection and the condition of my bottles(to the point of continually dusting them off and keeping them shiny & fingerprint free and lining them up...
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    Re: What was your best blind buy?

    I was looking over my wardrobe and realized that all of my favorites were purchased as the result of having tested first with a sample, decant or mini. The only one true blind full bottle purchase...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    LOL! Oh my....impressive wardrobe, I think. It's kind of hard to tell amidst that mess of boxes! How about after you clean up you take some additional photos.... Ya know, before & after shots. So...
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    Re: Any recent success with bigdiscount.com?

    I order from them at least once a month. I've never had a problem. Great prices, fairly good selection & fast service.

    Kim
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    Re: Has this ever happened to anyone else?

    LOL! :p
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    Re: - Least favorite L'Artisan -

    I'm not wild about Dzing, either. I get saw dust mixed with elephant droppings. Indeed it reminds me of the Circus...the smell of the animal cages to be exact. It's interesting...but not an aroma I...
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    Re: Montale's Velvet Flowers: Taken by Surprise

    Wonderful descriptions, ladies! I've sampled over a dozen from the Montale line over the past year and purchased 3 bottles as a result. Somehow I missed out on trying Velvet Flowers! It sounds...
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    Re: Another breakup fragrance needed :(

    Your post made me so sad. I hope you are ok. Your ex is obviously the loser here because from your posts you strike me as a very kind, intelligent and passionate young woman. And, from your picture...
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    Re: Best Sellers in Men's - 2006

    Interesting stats, Vijay. :) Thanks for sharing them with us. I am overjoyed to see that so many from the Montale line made top 10, including my beloved Patchouli Leaves! Perhaps the collective nose...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    God, I love looking at pictures of other peoples wardrobes. I swear, it's like getting a contact high! Awesome pic's guys. I need to get out my camera and snap a few myself.

    Kim
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    Re: Compliment on Geir

    I have a decant of Geir that I have only gotten around to using once....just have to say, I received compliments from almost every person I came in contact with that day. It really surprised me. ...
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    Re: New: Black Orchid by TOM FORD

    Black Orchid reminds me a lot of Allure Sensuelle, which I find nausea inducing. To my nose they both seem to have the same annoying and so completely overdone aquatic note wrapped around...
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    Re: L'Air du Desert Marocain 100ml discontinued

    Damn....spoke too soon. I forgot they were a such a small outfit.... I feel even more fortunate...hope everyone else here is able to snag a bottle or two. Fingers crossed.:o

    Kim
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    Re: L'Air du Desert Marocain 100ml discontinued

    Wow...I just ordered a bottle this morning from Luckyscent with some of my Christmas money & I had no idea they were going to stop making the 100ml bottles...good timing on my part. I have a couple...
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    Re: Should I blind PdN New York?

    BDP is one of my top 5 favorites. I adore it. If you love BDP as much as I do...you will also love PdN New York. I bought it blind and was in no way disappointed. The two are indeed kindred spirits....
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    Re: What's up with Parfum1.com??

    Sorry to hear you've had such difficulty with them. They are my e-tailer of choice and I've never had a single problem with them(and I shop a lot.) Typically, if I order from them before 3pm EST they...
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    PDN New York on Ebay

    Hi Everyone!

    Just wanted to let you know that PDN New York is once again being offered at a great price on EBAY, 35.00 for the old style 1.7oz bottle. I think he has about 9 or so bottles left.
    ...
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    Re: basenotes website problem?

    You are welcome.;) My guess is that they have changed the URL's...but haven't updated the links yet
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    Re: basenotes website problem?

    It seems to be a problem with the URL address. If you type in http://basenotes.net/directory rather than http://www.basenotes.net/directory it will take you there. Essentially...you need to remove...
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    Re: Bois Du Portugal question

    www.fragrancenet.com has it. I buy creed from them quite often...with good results. use code FNGP15 to get 15% off. This code should still be good. shipping is free with a 60$ purchase.
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