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    Re: SOTD Thursday 28th May 2015

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  2. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Unfortunately, yes. I had a very bad sneezing fit with Oud Ispahan. The scent was nauseating to me to begin with but then the sneezing started. Afterwards, my nose turned a shade of red I hadn't...
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    Re: What makes your eyes glaze over?

    1-Anything related to the mainstream releases from Gucci, Chanel etc.
    2-Oud related frags/discussions
    3-Beyond ridiculous pricing(See Roja Dove)
    4-The semantics police.
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    Re: Recommend me a citrus

    If you're up to sampling give Cio Cio San from MDCI. Its a very interesting citrus/floral combo. I believe the citric aspect is provided by a yuzu/lime combo.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 18th May 2015

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    MDCI-Cio Cio San (from a small sample)

    Stepping across the aisle to try this. This scent is a wonderful light citrus/floral. Almost unisex(but leaning to the feminine).
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    Re: Orangea by Profumum

    Completely agree. Disappointed.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 17th May 2015

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    From a sample.

    A spicy/floral sandalwood.
  8. Re: Which "BIG" fragrance out there that just does not interest you?

    Unfortunately, its Aventus for me too. I have tried it several times. Its perfectly nice but just that, nice. For me, its not FBW.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 16th May 2015

    Named after the book by Simone de Beauvoir

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    From a sample
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    Re: Which fragrance makes you feel the following:

    1) Confident and professional-Chypre Palatin from MDCI
    2) Sexiest(date night)-Musc Ravageur from Malle
    3) Fun-agree with Badarun-NK incense/Black Afgano(will will/do notice)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

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    First sniff/wearing. Well, this is different and very cherry(bing).

    From a sample

    (Santi Burgas layering was a flop)
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    Re: A night at the Opera

    ............sorry please delete
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

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    Layering:

    Lotree/Loant/Loence
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 14th May 2015

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    The last of my small decant. Too bad for me.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 10th May 2015

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    I'm scent twins with my mother today. Seriously, she loves it.
  16. Re: Is there one note or ingredient that you can't tolerate?

    Tomato leaf
    Rose
    Oud
    Iso E
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    Re: SOTD Friday 8th May 2015

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    A real beauty
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    Re: Orangea by Profumum

    I love Acqua Viva so Ive ordered a sample(fingers crossed its the orange equivalent) plus a sample of She Came to Stay by Timothy Han
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    Re: Suggest your 10 MUST HAVE NICHE fragrances

    Heres my list:

    Anat Fritz-Classic
    O'Driu-Eva Kant (or Leva)
    Frapin-1697
    Yosh-Omniscent
    Parfumerie Generale-Querelle
    Diptyque-34 Blvd St. Germain/Moheli
    Malle-Musc Ravageur
    MPG-Garrigue
  20. Re: Fragrance that smells like Jameson Irish Whiskey 18 Year Old Reserve Limited

    How about FUMIDUS from Profumum.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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    Going to be very warm here today.
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    Re: How Come People Don't Start New Threads?

    Renato-Thats exactly it. +1
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    Re: How Come People Don't Start New Threads?

    I'm worried it might be deemed irrelevant by some BNers. Its pretty basic, Im trying to understand the 8th Art. Just don't want to be thought of as dumb.
  24. Re: a Celebrity scent you'd like to see on the shelves...

    D-Bag (Intense)-Kanye West
    Indiscrete-Pee Wee Herman
    Thats Nice-Mrs Brown
  25. Re: Angela Ciampagna: Not your usual *artisanal* line.

    I've been testing all of the fragrances in this line for about a week. As one would expect there are hits & misses. Oud has always been a problem for me, therefore I can't provide any yay/nay on...
  26. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January - May 2015

    Would there be any interest in splitting Satyricon from O'Driu/or the Vendetta trio?
  27. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

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    These might be considered
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th April 2015

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    Nice juice- I know Im late to the party but this is wonderful. Perfect for warmer temps. to come
  29. Re: Quite hard to find a "sexy" summer citrus fragrance...

    Have you tried Eau de Sud-A. Goutal. It is a citric based frag. There is a note in there(Im terrible at figuring which one) that gives it a little omph. To me its a quite an attractive scent. ...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    At the moment:

    Captivus-O'Driu
    Cilice-Euphorium Brooklyn
    Idole(edt)-Lubin
    Burning Barbershop-DS & Durga
    Noir Obscur-A. Alessandria
  31. Thread: Twisted Lily

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    Re: Twisted Lily

    Twisted Lily is first rate. Stamatis is very polite and knowledgeable. Its always a treat to be able to order from them. Also, they have exceptionally low international shipping rates.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

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    The warm weather is coming.
  33. Re: MALIN+GOETZ Dark Rum Eau De Toilette ... I need opinions!

    I have used the line. They do have an invaluable travel essentials kit for 30.USD. The grapefruit face wash is very fresh and uplifting. Company seems to have good core values too.
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    Re: If you love something give it away.......

    I really enjoy doing that. Whenever I do a trade I always extra "juice" as a little surprise. Sometimes just because. The other reason is that its nice way to meet people. And I've met several...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

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    From a small decant.
  36. Re: Angela Ciampagna: Not your usual *artisanal* line.

    As Mr Maillard said they are really nice people. From the glowing reports and the interesting pyramids I had to order the Discovery Pack. Every thing was done in 24hrs. Looking forward to this.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    This is a great scent. Had it and worn for quite a while. A sophisticated elegant chypre. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
  38. Re: Favorite Indie Scent from small or unknown houses -

    Cale-Tepidarium (a boozy citric popsicle)
    April Aromatics-Bohemian Spice


    Mendittorosa-Sogno Reale

    Its not available yet, be on the lookout.

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, April 12, 2015

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    Using it as an a cologne. Its scent is wonderful apple and herb combo.
  40. Re: House of Sillage show new menís fragrance : Dignified

    Hope the frags are better than the excessively gaudy presentation & bottles.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th April 2015

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    Great lemon scent. High realism, I can actually differentiate the peel from the liquid. What a treat.
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    Re: Vetiver advice: help me out!

    A fave ofmine is Le Vetiver from Lubin and a +1 for Vetiver Veritas from Heeley.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

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    A wonderful scent. Too expensive for full bottle. From a decant.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

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    This house has so many gems I thought Id take a chance with something different.
  45. Re: Fragrances that you believe in, but just don't seem to wear as often as your other scents.

    For me its Idole-Lubin. Its a fantastic scent, haven't got a clue why I overlook it.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

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    A BIG Lavender
  47. Re: Grabbing some Indie samples. Make some recommendations!

    You'll find the sample sizes are usually 1.5mls instead of the petite .7mls.

    Aside from sampling Tauer give these a try,

    West Third-Old Bourbon
    Acqua di Stressa-Mentha
    Brecourt-Esprit Mondian...
  48. Re: Your going to Paris from America for one day....

    I would go to Iunx as well and pick up L'Ether. L'Arbe is excellent too.
  49. Thread: What's New ?

    by trex57
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    Re: What's New ?

    Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn
    Captivus by O'driu
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 14th March 2015

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    Lune de Givre-Cloon Keen Atelier from a sample.
  51. Re: Stunning Fragrance And A Bizarre Story...a tale of 4 fragrances.

    @david-I have a bottle of Mila Schon-Uomo in a frosted green bottle with the name in dark Black

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    Is this any relation to the treasure(s) you found?

    Rex
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    Twisted Lily are very fast. I received Cilice today plus a sample of Wald.
    @thebeck-I agree that no one note dominates, but the frankincense(I think) seems to drift in and out.

    Cilice is...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 6th March 2015

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    MORPH-Montmartre



    Testing from a sample.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

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    Lune de Givre

    Notes include:Galbanum, Angelica, Iris, Ambrette Seeds and Woods

    This is my first wearing (from a healthy sample) This is a really nice fragrance IMHO.
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    Re: Help me find a scent for a gift!

    How about Gris Clair from Lutens/Architects Club from Arquiste.
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    For me its Olivia Giacobetti in first. Maurice Roucel is second.
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    Re: Are indie perfumes worth it?

    +1 For West Third brand. The whole line is very reasonably priced. I have used Old Bourbon and tested Vintage Leather and they do last quite a while. Another line to take a look at is Parfums Bombay...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st March 2015

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    A wonderful blast of salty lavender with that "O'Driuesque" herbal undertone.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th February 2015

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    For a quiet evening in.
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    Now that you've responded I'm excited. I respect your opinion. BTW, the presentation also looks interesting.

    Regards
    Rex
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

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    The notes fascinated me when I first saw them. Spoke via email to a very nice staffer there about it. I purchased the 15ml bottle. With an oil it should last quite a while. Also,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th February 2015

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    From Altelier Flou-Interesting fragrance and presentation
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    Re: Must try new releases- 2015 edition

    The new trio from O'Driu. Ven-dett-a, plus Satyricon. Names are are a bit much. If these are anything like the quality of Captivus, my wallet is going hurt.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21st February 2015

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    A lovely unisex fougere (from a sample)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 19 Feb 2015

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    Big salty lavender and woods, plus the herbal undertones.
  66. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    The last bottle I finished:

    Eva Kant-ODriu
    gifted/bought-Nov. 2013
    finished-Jan 2015

    It was love at first sniff. A little bit sweet wit that "O'Driuesque" herbal undertone.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th February 2015

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    Very nice, a bit to the fem. side but still unisex. From a sample.
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    Re: Imagine a men's club in the Seventies...

    Maybe The Architects Club by Arquiste. Its a wonderful scent that evokes a gentlemens smoking room in Mayfair. No leather though.
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    Re: Decant Shop killing me

    I'm using Surrender to Chance most of the time, with First in Fragrance second. The Decantshop has been very quick with the orders I have placed.

    As for The Perfumed Court, don't aggravate...
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    Re: Best alternative to Yardley English Lavender

    Big +1, great line of lavender based fragrances.
  71. Re: What perfume would Christian Grey buy for Ana on Valentine's Day?

    Histoires de Parfums-Marquis de Sade-1740
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th February 2015

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    Excellent fragrance. From a sample.
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    YMMV-for the win!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7th February 2015

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    From a sample
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    Big +1 there. Ouch!
  76. Re: Recommend me a dusky, sensual fragrance (Goth/ Rocker/ patchouli)

    I would like to add two:

    Kinski
    Led IV-Jazim Sarai(influenced by and dedicated to Led Zeppelin)

    These might be something for you to sample.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

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    From a sample (very nice)
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    Just found out it'll be 270.00 Euros. I think a split would be perfect.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd February 2015

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    Thanks to Jive Hippo for the sample. Superb complex lavender scent.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd February 2015

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    Re: Fragrances or fragrance lines with bad names

    I wondered what it smelled like?. God help us all?

    When I first ran into ELDO with its scents I thought it was quite funny. Now, its just a bore. Should concentrate on the quality of the...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st February 2015

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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    I'll be looking out for it. If there is only a limited run of 10 bottles, it could be prohibitive. I believe I spoke a little too fast. Have to see.
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    @PalmBeach-so are you going to run a split, Im in if you do.

    Thank you for the "no personalization" note.
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    LOL, I hope (really hope) that "personalization" is not required.
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    Captivus-New from O'Driu

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    I was wondering if anyone had any information about this release. Can't find much of anything.
    Thanks

    Rex
  87. Re: Awaiting a $$ shipment from Canada (to the US)

    What a nice thing to say.
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    Re: talk to me about Goutal eau de sud

    Agree with Arij, very elegant. One of the best citric based fragrances around (IMHO) Its a perfect scent for the office. Also, very unisex.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28th January 2015

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    IMO very underrated.
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    Re: Your own avatar.

    I change mine frequently. The purpose is to give someone a laugh. Same for the jokes at the bottom.
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    Re: NEW Serge Lutens La Religieuse

    cacio-I only know them as "pet des soeurs" but they are essentially sticky rolls. They are literally translated as "nuns farts". Delicious but very fattening. I've worn Expresso Royale from...
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    Re: NEW Serge Lutens La Religieuse

    La religieuse may also have a "pet des soeurs" accord.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

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    Thank you JH
  94. Re: Currently, are you satisfied with your collection?

    There is a gaping hole, anything related to Roja Dove, CliveC and the rare Creeds (vintage Tabarome, Oger for example). So, no I'm not satisfied.
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    Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    For me: As noted previously the whole Blood Concept line and Poison.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015

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    For an extremely cold day here.
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    Re: Notes you can't stand?

    Well, I find these difficult:

    violet
    tomato leaf
    rose
    rose/oud combo
    abstract notes like concrete(why would anybody enjoy smelling like a sidewalk?)
    plum
    olive
    basil/oregano
  98. Re: Does anyone keep a fragrance in their collection that they hate?

    The only I have they I dislike is FCUK Late Night. 100mls for $20.00(I still think I paid too much for this stinker)
  99. Re: Name A Fragrance that you think best represents and defined A Single Year. Everyone Share!

    1974-Blue Stratos-Shulton
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    Re: SOTD Tuesay 6th January 2015

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    A small gift for myself.
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