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  1. Re: THE TRUTH ABOUT WEARING PERFUME (best BN quotes)

    "Veni, vidi, vetiver."

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=181025
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    Re: Pronunciation Guide Online

    http://community.basenotes.net/search.php?searchid=93606

    http://www.nuance.com/realspeak/demo/
  3. Thread: Vetiver Scents

    by bottoni
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    Re: Vetiver Scents

    No. I suggest contacting the University of Hawai'i Agriculture Dept.

    (Hawai'i. I had never seen the correct spelling of your state until now.)

    Regarding invasive, imported plants in your...
  4. Thread: Vetiver Scents

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    Re: Vetiver Scents

    http://img57.imageshack.us/img57/9003/khussharbat1cw9.jpg



    Link to vetiver post: http://community.basenotes.net/showpost.php?p=787677&postcount=8
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    Re: Noxzema for *scrubbers*!!

    Desperate times call for drastic measures:

    http://community.basenotes.net/showpost.php?p=802498&postcount=5

    http://community.basenotes.net/showpost.php?p=794535&postcount=32
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    Fragrance in the car

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=180181
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    L'aromarine

    Contact Vetiveronica for L'Aromarine and The Different Company products.

    http://vetiveronica.proboards88.com/index.cgi?
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    Re: Reputable Online Fragrance Dealers?

    Check Basenotes' City Shopping Guide. Separate threads for online discounters, retailers, etc. Here is the thread for discounters:

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=177409
  9. Re: What perfume use famous people ? For example,Pitt,Bush,Clooney,Lance Armstrong,etc...

    No. But Helg does.

    http://perfumeshrine.fortunecity.com/celebritylist.html?
  10. Thread: aldehydes

    by bottoni
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    Aldehydes

    Hey, Shycat! Long time, no smell (at least since you flunked my sonnet in your poetry contest. http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=186308&page=2. In the spirit of the holidays, let's not...
  11. Desperatly seeking...'hard to find wish list'

    Tried Passion for Perfume. Aunt Judy's Attic. eBay. The Internet search gets bogged down with Gigi starring Leslie Caron, Babar En Avion and Jay Jay, Le Petit Avion - the French version of Jay-Jay,...
  12. Re: Desperatly seeking...'hard to find wish list'

    Nuit au Desert

    Gobin Daudé Parfums
    34, rue de Penthièvre
    75008 Paris
    Phone : 33(0)142250386
    Fax : 33(0)142250669
    Email : [email protected]
    Manager : Victoire Gobin-Daudé ...
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    Fancy Shmancy Atomizers

    You can get antique vanity sets and factice to enhance your collection, too.

    http://www.auntjudysattic.com/Antique_Vanity_Items.htm

    Or restore an old commercial set:
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    Re: Mitsouko EDT Ingredients

    My box lists Evernia furfuracea (tree moss) extract. Check this out: http://www.essentiallyoils.com/Newsletters/1998/December_1998_Newsletter/december_1998_newsletter.html (An article which...
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    Ed Shepp addressed this subject: ...

    Ed Shepp addressed this subject:

    http://edsheppscentblog.blogspot.com/

    Of particular interest in regard to your query are entries for Sunday, November 13, 2005 and Monday, September 19, 2005....
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    Re: Please help me choose a Serge Lutens frag

    Check this out:

    http://www.salons-shiseido.com/anglais/html/index.htm Then click on BUY ONLINE in the upper right corner.

    I don't remember that. Or has this been in effect for awhile and I...
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    Re: Post a poem-prizes

    Thanks for the contest, ShyCat! Congrats, Quarry, Kewart, Musse and Pigeon Murderer!

    Next time can Jaelynn be judge?
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    Re: Post a poem-prizes

    Shopping

    Dedicated to the only Basenoter to rhyme Chop Suey and St. Louis.



    Hop on the bus and get a transfer,
    Public transportation is the answer.
    Go to where the perfumes call,
    Its...
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    Re: Demeter Fragrance Library

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=181018
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    Re: Perfumed drinks - will it happen one day?

    It has been happening for hundreds of years.

    Vetiver soda.

    Khus Sharbat
    Seltzer
    Ice

    http://indiaspicehouse.shopclassic.com/index.cfm?Page=ShowDetails&ProductID=3729
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    Re: !!!!Trying to locate a perfume Help plz !!!!

    Is this the same thing? Nothing about woody notes.

    Perfection 100ml Eau de Toilette £12.00 Product code: T221902

    "This rich fragrance combines topnotes of mandarin, cherry blossom and soft...
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    Re: This is hilarious

    Thanks, pal. I was wondering why the DESIGNATED HITTER would go to the frag counter. You know.... the American League?


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Designated_hitter
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    Re: Is there such thing as Chanel no. 46?

    Yes. http://www.javaslublu.com/jp/Chanel/Chanel.html
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    Re: Is there such thing as Chanel no. 46?

    Chanel currently has a No. 5, a No. 19 and a No. 22 on their website.
    5 + 19 + 22 = 46.

    Finding a lot of eBay listings.

    Nothing in the Basenotes Directory although there is a No. 55.
    ...
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    Re: What are some good Exotic/ Gothic scents??

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=181027
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    Re: lost the vetiver redux thread

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/172042-Vetiver-Redux-Update-%28five-new-scents-added!%29
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    Re: TBS The Body Shop - Invent Your Scent

    Sorry about that. On re-reading, I do seem like a smart aleck.

    I didn't mean B'noters need adult supervision. I meant that if a B'noter was to purchase The Perfume Factory or The Bath Bomb...
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    Re: what color carpet???

    The carpet should match the curtains.
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    Re: TBS The Body Shop - Invent Your Scent

    For the aspiring Jean-Paul Guerlain set. *Recommended for ages *8+ *but seeing as how we are Basenoters, perhaps one could start earlier with adult supervision.

    "Extract and blend your own secret...
  30. Re: Earthquake, your juices collected for years...

    No. *I'm thinking Indie Guy's insurance agent is an idiot. Maybe he should switch to State Farm or something.
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    Re: How do I *clean a glass atomizer?

    Agreed.

    I fill a new 'disposable' or an expensive previously-used atomizer with warm, soapy water (preferably a heavily-diluted *unscented dish detergent or shampoo) and spray until empty. Hot...
  32. Re: Contest! What year and for whom was GIT create

    Me, too.

    An interesting fact while we are waiting for the winner to be announced: Cary Grant served on the board of directors of Faberge (manufacturer of Brut) although he did not endorse specific...
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    Re: Please write meaningful subject lines

    It is a constant source of amazement to me how well Basenoters who speak English as a second (or third) language communicate.

    If you dropped me off in the middle of Mexico, there is no way I'd...
  34. Thread: ...

    by bottoni
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    Re: Prince Charles seen buying Cool Water at Harro

    Isn't that the department store owned by the late Princess Di's late boyfriend's father?

    Cool Water not on their website. *

    ...
  35. Re: Guys, I seriously need a man's opinion here...

    You too? We should do doubles. Griff[/quote]
  36. Re: Guys, I seriously need a man's opinion here...

    He is probably more upset by the fragrance your new, current boyfriend is wearing.

    W. W. O. D. ? *Being unfamiliar with Oprah, I believe she would suggest professional fragrance counselling to...
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    Re: Smells like Al Qaeda

    Brilliant. Now I have to add a sub-category to my fragrance wall chart. Celebrities (Britney Spears, J. Lo, etc.), Historic Figures (Lord Admiral Nelson, etc.), Sports (Michael Jordan, etc. ),...
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    Re: Newbie with Question

    1. Welcome to Basenotes.


    2.



    * *I agree. And I'm sure she would tell you to try Guerlain Vetiver. On your skin, not a mouilette.
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    Re: Another trip to Beauty Cafe

    Far Away is closer? *In the words of *René 'Timberwolf' Magritte, "This is not a pipe."



    Timbuktu * (L'Artisan, 2004) ?
  40. Holy Grail

    I have narrowed it down to vetivers.

    Spent hours tracking down ten Adolfo Dominguez Vetyvers at 20 Euros for 3.4 oz. / 100ml , they don't take credit cards or Paypal, called their bank in Valencia...
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    Re: Another trip to Beauty Cafe

    Far Away * *(Avon, 1995) ?
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    Re: Another trip to Beauty Cafe

    Alien?
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    Re: The Different Company

    I purchased from Karen at [email protected] She has L'Aromarine, too.
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    Re: Hands down manliest fragrance?

    Well, no...
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    Re: Old Spice Originally for Women?

    http://www.discontinuedperfume-antiqueperfumebottles.com/product_detail_DP63.htm
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    Re: Who wears hats these days?

    Some people are not addicted to frags. Can you imagine that?

    http://www.thefedoralounge.com/
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    Re: natural vs artificial musk

    On October 24, 2005, dcampen stated in the thread regarding 'Ambergris Sources / Legality':

    So. Who's advice are you going to take? * dcampen's or dcampen's?

    You may also want to check how...
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    Re: Is Creed niche?

    My goodness! Why are you so defensive?[/quote]

    Perhaps because I find your comments puerile, pusillanimous and offensive.

    This is your thread. Defend your point of view. Stick to the topic.
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    Re: Is Creed niche?

    The point is that Creed was not paying for the ad. You have lost that argument.

    What is your rebuttal regarding bottles?
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    Re: Is Creed niche?

    Well, I saw a newspaper ad for Creed a couple of days ago in the Los Angeles Times.
    [/quote]

    And it was not a Creed advertisement; it was a department store ad. What is your rebuttal regarding...
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    Re: Is Creed niche?

    So it was not a Creed advert. It was a Nieman Marcus advertisement - a department store.
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    Re: Is Creed niche?

    So Gent and fuckr are the same person... I thought so.
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    Re: Is Creed niche?

    Not finding Creed listed as an advertiser in Los Angeles Times. What was the date of the paper? I'm thinking it was an advertisement for a department store.
    ...
  54. Thread: Newbie here!

    by bottoni
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    Re: Newbie here!

    Buon giorno! Benvenuto a Basenotes.
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    Re: Ambergris sources/legality?

    I seem to remember a post from not too long ago. I would use the "quote function" but I don't know how to change quotes from a different thread so we'll just have to make do:

    Quote from dcampen on...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18 October

    L'Instant Pour Homme.
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    Re: Monthly Fragrance Expenditures

    I've included in my expenditures the 'peripheral' items: oils; soap, lotion, shampoo and conditioner bases; pump and spray bottles. Making ones' own fragrances and bath products (and purchasing two...
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    Re: What scent led you to basenotes

    Old Spice.

    I wanted something to replace Old Spice after it was reformulated and Old Spice Lime after it was discontinued. Finally decided to make my own. I figured if I could build my own garage...
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    Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Smata:

    The good news is that you used Everclear which mixes with oils and water - *like FORMULATOR'S ALCOHOL.

    SDA is an alcohol which is evidently diluted with 10% distilled water. Let's...
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    Re: Vetiver Redux (very long!)

    Baron: http://www.basenotes.net/community/YaBB.pl?num=1121579588/2#2
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    Re: what the famous wear/wore

    Mick Jagger wears Chanel Cuir de Russie. Keith Richards circa 2000: 'I've only had three showers this tour and I still smell sweeter than Jagger.'
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    Re: MGM-GRAND Cologne: No Info

    That is the same description FragranceSupplier offered for my nephew Jack's usual SOTD: Spiderman.

    Coincidence?

    Is my 8 yr old nephew smelling like a swanky highroller at the MGM craps table?
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    Re: What do you Fragrance your home with?

    I grow lavender in my garden and I like L'Occitane's lavender room spray and linen water (reminds me of my maternal grandparent's house - immigrants to USA from France) but at $23 for 3.4 oz spray...
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    Re: Vetiver Redux (very long!)

    Thank you for the super read, Jeff. Although I am not familiar with all of the vetivers in your competition, of the five I do own I think your critique/synopsis is dead level.

    Tried purchasing...
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    Re: making scented candles

    I have not tried making candles but your question made me think about adding them to the Old Cat (super-Oriental Old Spice on steroids) family of fine products. So I found this:
    ...
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    Re: Piper Nigrum....WOW! More suggestions?

    L'Occitane's L'Occitan.
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    Re: A "winter" accord HELP!

    Eucalyptus, vetiver, pine needle, birch tar oil?
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    Re: Basenote accord project

    Hello Flathorn, Yutori, Czesc, S2Love:

    Has anyone come across 'leather'?

    Recently tried an 'incense'. Myrrh, frankincense, birch tar oil. Result: fair. Matter of adjusting the proportions.
    ...
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    Oxytoxin: Trust Me

    Better than phermones? http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/02/science/02trust.html
  70. Re: Just wanted to say hello everyone...I missed y

    Thank you, Grant and Paul and Basenotes team.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday June 2

    Old Cat High Endurance. Super-oriental homemade version of Old Spice.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1 June 2005

    Old Cat Lime (homemade Old Spice Lime). Third warm day of the year (70 degrees).
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    Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Correction: Three test batches are to be labeled:

    Old Cat

    Old Cat Fresh Lime

    Old Cat High Endurance
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    Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Thank you, Cat, for the blending formula. Just finished ordering everything. (I notice you didn't include aldehyde.)

    Plan on preparing three test batches: Cat's formula, Lime & Bergamot Cat and...
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    Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Yvan - Leaves and Roots has nice prices. I like the chart which translated ounces, drams, drops and ml.

    I found ambergris at www.profumo.it. (And it seems to have come down in price - to 65.00...
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    Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    Thank you ItalianStallion for great article; Yvan, Cat and K for really helpful advice.

    ItalianStallion mentioned quality of ingredients. Problem: Tincture of Ambergris is 75.00 Euros for 16 ml....
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