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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    I still have it waiting to ship out so if you'd like to PM me your addy, I can ship it to you.
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Who is next for the pass then?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    I will be boxing up and sending out later this week.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Still working my way through and making notes as I do so, just poking my head in to report so you all don't think I am MIA.
    I am sorry it is taking so long but with both passes landing at once,...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 28, 2014

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    Daytime: Cafe Diem by PK Perfumes.My sweetie sniffed and says "Salty Cupcakes".
    The kitties sniffed it half-heartedly, They do...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 23th, 2014

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    A frivolity crept into my collection today...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Lita and Ere both dried down to a similar fresh, sharp and soapy scent on me, surprising since they start out so very different. Lita stayed a touch fruitier. Slumberhouse Norne is the foggy, night...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    U - Uomo by Valentino
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 22 April, 2014.

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    Testing, testing!

    Crisp forest but it's sunny forest. Something reminding me of Sweet Woodruff too. More to come.
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Paul, exactly! Sniff comparisons from the vials until my nose dies, then spritz on the most memorable in elimination rounds. Guerrilla testing? Yes! My fiancé is helping. Today we are doing Ere &...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Set up and started, two passes at once, this and the Slumberhouse...so lots to compare. And much bathing to test faster! ;) I use unscented milk and oatmeal bath products so it really clears the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    I have found so far that dabber vials do not give a true representarion of longevity of the frag or the actual strength. If a choice, I always prefer to sample from sparyers after almost passing on a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Thank you, it was just a seep, not much was lost. It is a sticky and dark perfume so it was especially noticeable... then the coming unscrewed thing, there's still gracious plenty, it's just sealing...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    I have the pass now, it arrived with the current Slumberhouse pass so...wow! Much testing ahead!

    I wore Violet Chocolatier yesterday and 24 hours later it's still lovely. I'll review it properly...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    I received the box safely, thank you juanderer!
    Norne seeped a bit and came unscrewed when I removed the tape so I'm not sure how to re-secure it for shipping, please advise? I don't have decanting...
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    Re: Spray vs Dab - do you notice a difference?

    I know this is an old thread but I had a longevity experience and question to share on the topic. Better to bump than start a new thread?

    I bought tester dab vials of L'Heure Bleue and Apres...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Thank you :)
    I sent my info early because I knew I'd get swamped and maybe forget.
    It's all good though, I'll look forward to the package coming up and hopefully have time
    to play here a little...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    I was busy, yes but I did PM you my address on 5 January and you replied so...?
    I would like to receive them after ComDiva, please if Twolf still would like to go last. Thanks.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Insolence, but I've been wearing it all week. So sweet in the cold.
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    Re: A Slumberhouse Sample Pass

    It's exciting to see the pass underway, I hope the leakages are under control. I don't have much experience with decants and types of bottles to put them in, are some bottle companies more reputable...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    A is for Apres L'Ondée
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 30 January, 2014.

    Sweetness on a windy day
    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3807/11469984453_f16ab289df.jpg
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    I'm getting excited just reading the descriptions! Pentecost and Dirty Rose interest me most, my fiancé, Gold Leather and Zaffran. We test unisex things together but not each spraying each, we decide...
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    Congrats and best wishes!

    Congrats and best wishes!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 25, 2013

    Merry Christmas night everyone!
    I hope you are happy, relaxed and had a lovely day! ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 20 December 2013.

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    Hi to all. Freezing rain predicted here in Arkansassy this weekend.
    Something cozy & sparkly.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 19 December 2013.

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7449/11447002473_41bd088d4e.jpg
    But I got a little box in the mail around noon so scrub, test, scrub later on...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    W is for Wonderwood by Commes des Garçons
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    Re: I want to REEK! - Is that so wrong?

    Regarding some modern Guerlains, my personal observations in case they might be helpful.
    Citrus and herbal Aqua Allegorias and modern Après L'Ondée EDT are most fleeting but for Après, it very much...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    R is for Raining Violets by Avon
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    Re: What does everyone's laboratories look like?

    Thank you Graphite I'm hoping so, now that I'm starting to sniff things again. Lots to learn!
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    Re: Room Scent of the Day - December 2013

    I'm just lighting this as it gets fully dark.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 18 December, 2013.

    Sometimes the trouble with testing new perfumes is that it leads me on a trail to more perfumes which I turn also 'need to test'. Does anyone else have this problem? I'm going to need to look into a...
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    Re: What does everyone's laboratories look like?

    Bumping up to show my notes kit . Who else?
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    Re: How much of a sample vial do you put on?

    Maybe 1/3 of a 1ml with a stick. I always test on a blotter first because my fiancé has a reaction to some, we haven't isolated the chemical yet. Then if no sneezes, wrist and hanky but the amount...
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    Re: A Slumberhouse Sample Pass

    I'm pretty lavish with application of my own fragrances too but I wasn't expecting to get a full-on multi-spray wearing from a sample pass, just test enough to decide if I want to do further...
  37. Re: Does anyone mix different fragrances to make the signature scent?

    I have some long tube samples of a few other Creeds including MI. Looks like I need the Tubereuse Indiana sample to join the party and bring the two flowery friends. Seems like TI will layer over...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 17 December 2013.

    3:30am...Unfortunately, it's tomorrow already. Modern EDP
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  39. Re: Let's predict the next big note(s) that will shake the foundation of the fragrance community...

    http://www.demeterfragrance.com/58083/704196/All-Classic-Scents/Sushi.html
    I'd actually like to smell this one. :)
  40. Re: Let's predict the next big note(s) that will shake the foundation of the fragrance community...

    There's this...
    http://www.demeterfragrance.com/773364/products/Pizza.html
  41. Re: Let's predict the next big note(s) that will shake the foundation of the fragrance community...

    'old book' smell is stored lignin in paper which has similarities to vanilla. I learned this a couple of years ago......
  42. Re: Does anyone mix different fragrances to make the signature scent?

    Not if you get decants or samples until you sort it out, then buy singly on sale or do a split. ;)
  43. Re: Let's predict the next big note(s) that will shake the foundation of the fragrance community...

    Buchu and rice ;)
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    Re: A Slumberhouse Sample Pass

    I'm happy just to get to experience them, honestly. But ideally? I'd like to be able to test on blotter, skin and hanky. 3 sprays ;)
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Well, I admit it...I did have to google Style Arabia. I am a very curious person. I'm excited for you, the reviews seem really accessible and wonderful. I was thinking they might be a little lofty...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 16 December 2013.

    Yes...yes it does! The rest isn't fit to even tell...

    http://ak9.picdn.net/shutterstock/videos/1977136/preview/stock-footage-please-do-not-disturb-sign-in-a-hotel.jpg
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    Which Creed feminine floral (if any) would you maybe recommend over Royal Oud?
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    Isn't there a niche perfumer who has a set of several that you are SUPPOSED to combine In different ways and amounts? Or did I just make that up via wishful thinking...
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    Trilby Lark mentioned...
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    That could be grand....or sit like this when worn...
    (Especially with the set of Slumberhouse, oh my...)
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/56/John_Henry_Fuseli_-_The_Nightmare.JPG
  50. Re: CORRECTING COMMERCIAL FRAGRANCES WITH HYRACEUM - temporary thread from Huddlr archive

    I'm interested to follow along here and maybe participate in the other note additions, especially if US residents might do a combined shipping order for the next one. I don't hesitate in paying for...
  51. Re: Does anyone mix different fragrances to make the signature scent?

    I am learning to and experimenting. I've combined essential oils to my taste and while I do appreciate a perfumer's creation 'as is', I can't resist the urge to tinker sometimes, much like spicing an...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 16 December 2013.

    It's drippy but sunny outside. Taking a break from Enchanted Forest (except for my hanky)
    So...there's a bit of a pretty gothic night carnival in my nose today. Kat von D's Saint.
    ...
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    Re: A Slumberhouse Sample Pass

    Thank you for this lovely opportunity, Scentfan and Badarun. I'm really looking forward to experiencing these and also reading reviews and impressions. Now about the name pronunciations.... ;)
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    My latest. Petals for the empty pot I'd received previously, a set now, finally.
    Ladurée Les Mervieilles Poudre Visage Rose Ladurée
    Color # 3called 'Mathilde' in France. It goes on warmer and...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 15 December 2013.

    Day 3/4 testing Enchanted Forest, just a bit today and smelling on my hanky because my fiance's Royal Oud came in.
    OMG, what an amazing smell! ...
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    Re: Could you consider Shalimar unisex?

    I think the EDT is less sweet on me (female) fwiw. Just my opinion: I think it would depend on how it smelled on me, how I felt about it and how I felt when wearing it. I would get testers and give...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 14 December 2013.

    Thank you 💜, it's easier for me to show than say sometimes. ;)
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 14 December 2013.

    Day 2 sampling Enchanted Forest
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 13 December 2013.

    Kalli, with apps on my iPad. This one is InstaPicCollage. They have some for android too. The sparkles and decorations though are usually with Snapeee, it's my fave.
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Moved.
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Thank you, kalli. About how long do people keep the package? I'm assuming we sniff by application to a blotter paper so there is enough to go around to everyone? Sorry for so many questions, my...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 13 December 2013.

    I have a new sample so my nose is having a holiday fizzy berry party. Newness, memories of drinking Saft and all kinds of good herbaceous things, summer and winter. My cats just went nuts over the...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    Aw, yeah, I was hoping you would be friendly! Thank you, now I'm excited. Will you be reposting the details of the shipping, receiving, reviewing procedure and shipping schedule as it goes around or...
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    Re: PK Perfumes Pass part two

    I would love to join the pass if I may, please? I'm fairly new to using the site but I'd love the chance to participate.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 12 December 2013.

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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 11 December 2013.

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    Testing:
    I couldn't find my L'Heure Bleu tester to use after Apres L'Ondée faded. I did use some argan oil on my pulse points this...
  67. 3 Fashionable Events Today. Which fragrance would you wear to each?

    Just for fun.
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    Chanel, No.5 Eau Premiere
    The other two...I'm not even sure!
    Maybe Dita Von Teese Rouge or Angel to the Mugler...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 10 December 2013.

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    It's icy here too. The rose in Coco Noir always comes through for me when it's cold and damp. This smells better to wear 1-2 days a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 9 December, 2013.

    Hello everyone, I'm fairly new to using the site so I thought I'd follow along and post here. Pleased to meet you and I hope everyone has a great week. It's snowy and icy here in NW Arkansas and...
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