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    Re: SotD Thursday 23 October 2008

    Today promises to be long and tedious, so wearing Bvlgari Black.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 22 October-08

    Mmmm, everyone smells lovely. I love fall fragrances.

    Today I am also in a Montale, mine's Black Aoud for a chilly grey day.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21 October

    Love your new avatar, Quarry!

    Working from home in Stella today.
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    Re: SotD 20 October Monday

    Aoud Roses Petals for me today.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 18 October

    Leathery goodness for me too -- today it's Chanel Cuir de Russie.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 16 October

    Hi tang!! Cooler weather = more perfume
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    Re: SotD Thursday 16 October

    Yum, Mike! Just got a sample of AdV too.

    Today it's Bvlgari Black for me.
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    Re: SotD, Friday, 9 May 2008

    Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au The Vert.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 May

    Good luck, lally!

    Un Jardin sur le Nil today.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Folavril for a spring day struggling out of its bud.
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    Re: SotD Friday 25 April

    Happy birthday, lievje! I was just gonna say, 42 is a verrry special number! :)

    Rainy today, so wearing a little sun: Jardin sur le Nil (scent twins with BrothaG!)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 April

    Coco-Coriandre roll on perfume from our local fabulous bath products shop, The Soap Opera. :)
    This almost reminds me of various fig-type frags! (green coconut underlaid with cedar and coriander)
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    Re: SotD Friday 18 April

    Rain, rain go away...

    No. 19 EDT
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 April

    Back into the daily grind after an exhausting weekend sniffing at the Mall of America.

    ...And sunny, warm, and windy it is today! The daffodils and hyacinths are just starting to bloom!
    ...
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    Re: My First BN Post!!!

    Welcome, welcome!

    Be sure to set yourself a rational budget while you are still rational. Things can get dangerous, especially in the early stages! :D
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    Re: Scent and personality

    Hear, hear!!
    I, too, consider fragrance as part of the day's construction of identity. There are days where I consciously choose based on my perceptions of others' perceptions, and days where I...
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    Re: SOTD Friday, April 11

    Thanks so much, kbe!



    Yes... Although for me, it's some fleeting idea of a scent, which I don't have access to exploring given my geographic location. Then my bank account cries, if I let...
  18. Re: How to find the target age group of a fragrance?

    There are some scents that feel like they run counter to how I feel, or who I imagine myself to be today (my personality), or who I would like to be today.

    I don't think it's a question of...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 10 April

    I'm wearing a Maison de la Vanille also -- Vanille Sauvage de Madagascar! Yesterday was Folavril weather, and today was...not. Dark, dreary, blustery. At least it's not snowing.

    Almost reached...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, April 9

    Scent twins with tigrushka in Folavril.
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    Re: SotD Friday 4th April 2008 - TGIF!

    Happy Friday everyone!

    Eau Parfumee au The Vert.
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    Re: Most worn in March and 1st Quarter

    Yay for nerdiness! Who else has a spreadsheet that looks at one worksheet and automatically counts checkmarks on the primary worksheet? :wave: Unfortunately, didn't keep data on houses for each.
    ...
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    Re: APRIL!!! What did you buy?

    Finally made up my mind about which frags are FBW... And finally scraped some money together to take advantage of a few super deals! So:

    evilBay - Jardin en Mediterranee
    Beauty Encounter -...
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    Re: Shall we make March "Diversity Month"?

    Hi, tang! Love those spreadsheets! :)

    Sadly, I repeated quite a bit towards the end of the month. I find myself in an interesting position of a) being new to scents and trying to figure out my...
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    Re: SotD 1st of April 2008

    CdG Kyoto for another one of those In Between Days.

    Thoughts are with those who are ill or distressed today.
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday March 28th

    What a fabulous picture, quarry!

    And you smell springy, tang!
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday March 28th

    Spring come back! Ambre Narguile for me again today.
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 27th 2008

    Back (sort of) after a longish hiatus. Crap weather today after a taste of spring, so Ambre Narguile it is.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 15 March

    Happy Birthday, Lady in Black! I love love love all the unicorns that have popped up in tribute!

    Scent twins with DeeOlive in Stella today!

    And thanks to all well-wishers yesterday -- I passed...
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    Re: Most complimented

    me too, sakecat... I've only gotten compliments from my husband, and that's usually when I'm really near him. And sometimes not even then. He's not very attuned to smells sometimes.

    But he has...
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    Re: SotD Friday 14 March

    Scentless today! I have my prospectus defense for my doctoral program this morning. Please send prayers/happy thoughts/good vibes/whatever my way! I'm totally nervous!...
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 13

    Trying out Premier Figuier today.
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    Re: SotD 12th March 2008

    Joining the Hermes folks today by trying Un Jardin en Mediterranee. So far no repeats this month!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 11th March 2008

    Trying out Annick Goutal Folavril. Today it's supposed to get up to 52/11!!! w00t!! :grin:
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    Re: SotD Sunday 9 March

    Trying out Habit Rouge today.
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 9th March 2008

    Trying out Habit Rouge today.
  37. Re: SotD Saturday 8 March - International Women's Day

    Continuing to be diverse with another new, untried sample of mine: Pink Sugar!!

    This is pretty nice. The sillage is surprisingly strong on me, but I think it'll work nicely in the summer as a...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 7 march 08

    Eau Parfumee au The Vert
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 7th March

    Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au The Vert today!

    Reached first for the Tea for Two (for comfort!) and then thought, what about alertness!

    It may have worked, I got my fellowship application turned in, a...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 6 March

    Elixir des Merveilles. So far no repeats yet this month, and sticking to my plan of trying out all untried samples.

    <sigh.>
  41. Re: A random demeter thought and a game almost....

    I'm being a terrible enabler, but you do realize that the 1/2 oz. bottles are available for $5 each on demeterfragrance.com? :)
    FYI, I think the Lobster may have a butter note to it, so that may NOT...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 March

    Hi Hoos!

    I *will* give all of my testers a full wearing this month before buying anything, so I've got two more to compare!
    Today's Testing: Violets and Roses

    Left arm - Bvlgari pour Femme -...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 4 March

    Scent triplets in Tea for Two! Yummy, spicy, smoky, tea-y.
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 March

    Why is it 20 with a wind chill of 2 today, when it was 60 yesterday? Why??
    (that's -7 C and 15 C!)

    Trying out Comme des Garcons Kyoto right now... Very tranquil and centering, with a bit of...
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    Re: SotD Friday 29th of February

    Oooh, you smell good and you've got a fun evening ahead of you. Sounds like so much fun!
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    Re: SotD Friday 29th of February

    Mmmm, everyone smells yummy in my mind... I'm feeling stressed and a bit fragile today, so my current old new favorite was in order: Ambre Narguile.
    ...Wish I could smell anything! :)
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    Re: SotD Thursday 28th February 2008

    Scent twins with kbe today in Tea for Two. It's a bit colder here (24F, feels like 12F) I'd be OK with 12C, but nooooo!
    Tried to be an iris-wearer today in Prada Infusion d'Iris, but I couldn't...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 27 February

    Trying out Premier Figuier Extreme right now... I'm liking it, but it just doesn't do it for me right now... Not sure... I can barely smell anything right now, so today's prolly not a good testing...
  49. Re: All Invited! >> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, March 1, 2008 >> Chypre

    Hmmm... I think Chanel No. 19, or maybe even Coco Mademoiselle. Depending on mood.

    sakecat, you're right about the past thread thread being really helpful. I also like the infos on OsMoz. Hey!...
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    Re: SotD Monday 25 February

    Yes, that's one of my two ferrets, Loki! He's a big soft lumbering ferretbear! :D

    The other is Yuki. She's white and will probably show up as an avatar sometime soon again.

    It's so hard to...
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    Re: SotD Monday 25 February

    Can't smell anything today, so my SotD is just a homemade essential oil blend I call Cold-Be-Gone that I've got going in the oil diffuser.

    Notes: Peppermint, Lavender, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lemon
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    Switching fragrances midday?

    I've seen that a lot of you switch scents partway through the day (e.g., work scent, and evening scent). I do this too: for example, I might wear a little Chanel No. 19 at work and then switch to L...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 24 February

    Playing hooky from working on my prospectus. Can I have just one minute for myself??

    Well, today's a day for Ambre Narguile. My sample from tang dwindles.....

    And yesterday's SotD (I can't...
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    Re: SotD Friday 22 February

    Wearing Ambre Narguilé on a blustery but sunny winter day. I developed such a craving for non-florals during my Springathon week, this is just the ticket. I feel positively edible! Thanks tang! ;)...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 21 February

    Google Docs rocks my world! My motto: Do Not Trust Your Backup Disk! Backup your backups! :) And it's a really easy way to publish stuff too. (wish lists, etc.) This is my first foray into their...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 21 February

    lally's stuck in limerick mode! :D

    Last day of my springathon. The roads melted off some, and I see some temperatures near freezing in the next few days. Yay?
    I'm repeating my Prada Infusion...
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    Re: Mitsouko - is my nose defective?

    I’ve got some of the EDT (and I know that people have said that the parfum is far better, but then again there are those who happily wear the EDT). I liked it—on me the cloves really stand out—but...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 February

    Scent twins with tdi today!


    Prada Infusion d'Iris
  59. Re: Luckyscent vs. The Perfumed Court (Just For 1/32 Samples)

    OK, that makes more sense. I was thinking you were limited to 2 *samples* per order. Thanks!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 19 February

    Springerrific in Jo Malone Red Roses!
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    Re: Firm up and Snag some Frags

    I've got a notebook somewhere around here with some favorite poems in it, but I don't have time at the moment to dig around for it...

    So, here's one I ran across the other day that I liked:

    The...
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    Re: SotD Monday 18th February 2008

    L'Artisan Drole de Rose
  63. Re: Luckyscent vs. The Perfumed Court (Just For 1/32 Samples)

    I'm also thinking about purchasing from LuckyScent. How many samples can you order at once? When I place them in my cart, there's always a "Limit 2 Samples per Order" message. Not correct?
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    Re: SotD Sunday 17th February

    Glad to hear things are going well so far at university, Tavorna! I'm curious to find out what you think of the new spring Miss Dior Cherie.

    I feel quite springy in Caron Aimez-Moi! Kinda...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 16 February

    Un Jardin sur le Nil for me today...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    I can't see it either, but I've been going into the Preferences option in the Wardrobe and typing in stuff to that. Then I'll know what I need to add when the Add to Wardrobe option works again!
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 15th February

    OK, celebrating pseudospring by trying out my Bulgari pour Femme at work. Oh, the violets!
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    Re: A Celebration of Spring, Early

    Sure! I think anything you consider cheery is in order!
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    <crossposted> I'm starting out the week with Bulgari pour Femme.


    Top note : Bergamot, Violet,...
  69. Re: SOTD Thursday 14th February - Happy Valentine's Day

    I am a bouquet of roses from the florist!!

    SotD: Jo Malone Red Roses

    SotE: Coco Mademoiselle

    Darn it, I'm wearing blue today. Maybe I should go change.
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    Re: A Celebration of Spring, Early

    YAY JILLSY!! I'm planning on light flowers, stuff like violets, greenish roses, and iris.

    Brielle, I shall do my best to send my sillage your way! :)

    And this venture may be quixotic at best,...
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    Re: What will your Valentines Fragrance be?

    I'm having trouble deciding. Either something that makes me feel flirty (maybe Coco Mademoiselle? I like it) or something that he likes (perhaps Ambre Narguile). I was also thinking of going with...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 13 February

    Testing Day again!
    Left arm: Caron Aimez Moi -- nice big blast of anise quickly followed by softness and vanilla
    Right arm: YSL Paris

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    Switched Over To:
    Left...
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    A Celebration of Spring, Early

    I'm starting to feel a bit closed-in and oppressed by the winter weather we're having here, and I long for spring fever to hit me. I'm going to try and speed spring's arrival by wearing nothing but...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 12th February 2008

    SL Daim Blond for work -- got a compliment! Whee!
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 February

    New testing scents:

    Left wrist: Bulgari au The Rouge
    Right wrist: Ambre Narguile
  76. Re: Hey Ladies, what do you think about Sensual Amber

    I just came back from smelling it on paper, so let's see... I like the smell of the whole line (although I haven't tried it on skin yet), but there's some kind of "base" in most of B&BW's products...
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 February

    Very cold, snow expected, having a doldrums day.
    A testing day!
    Left wrist: Eau des Merveilles -- a holiday near the sea, powdery with a soft flower nearby
    Right wrist: Daim Blond -- really ripe...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 9 February

    Yet another deadline, this time on Sunday at midnight. Stella keeping me company so I can be productive.
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 February

    Bvlgari Eau Parfum&#233;e au Th&#233; Vert for me today. Tonight, something more fun...
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    SotE is Prada.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 7 February

    Trying out Tea for Two from a sample! Yum yum!

    tang, I must try the SDV sometime! Sounds scrumptious!
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    Re: Sotd Wednesday 6 february 2008

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    Re: Sotd Wednesday 6 february 2008

    That was a great decription, Tavorna! I love ohanami and I didn't realize the cherry blossom series was created for that occasion! I'll have to find someplace to sniff it, now! Thanks!!

    Today...
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    Re: Magno Soap and Shower Gel: Online?

    There's a place here in town that specializes in bath and body products, and I remembered seeing Magno soap on the shelf (who could forget a black soap? :)). They also do mail-order through their...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 5 February

    Everyone smells lovely today!
    Me, Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au The Vert for work.
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    Re: Hi! I had my baby and I'm back!

    Beautiful! Look at all that hair! I'm so happy for you!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, February 2

    Was stuck in my carrel in the library with a deadline on Monday, so needed some comforting Stella. Don't own any animalics yet (might be in the mail!).
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    Re: TGIF! Sotd Friday 1 February

    Cold cold cold with little tiny (so far) flakes.
    (Well, not as cold as last week! It's a heat wave!!)

    Testing the work waters and steeling myself with a light spritz of No. 19 edt. (inspiration...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 31 January

    Apple cider soapy in Burberry Classic.
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    Re: Most worn in January

    Those are adorable dogs, Tavorna!

    I, too, have only a partial month. Since I'm still a beginner, and I like to know how a fragrance will evolve on the skin, many of these days were testing days. ...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 30 January

    Mmm, good choice. Hope all goes well in spite of the planets... Goodness knows it's messing up things over here! :D

    Work-at-home day = Testing Day!
    So...
    Morning:
    Left Arm - Prada (who says...
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    Re: Damn you, Basenotes!

    LOL, and quoting to Mr. Caviglia, who also LOL. :D
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    Hear, hear, dpak! If my budget were any bigger, I'd prolly have bought, oh, 50 bottles of "one true loves"...
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    Re: Ah, Lavender!! Your favorites??

    I've been trying to find a nice lavender-based scent for women the past few months!

    Here are some that I haven't tried, so I'm not sure of how "lavendery" they are. Their descriptions sound like...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 29 January

    Spring-fresh in Eau de Cartier (so as not to fumigate my students). But craving vanilla.
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    Re: What did you NOT buy today?

    Sounds like my evening last night too, spent between Fishbone and Perfumed Court. :D Had a Word document with all my Fishbone stuff in it, then trashed the whole thing. ("OK, I think I can afford...
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    Re: SOTD- Jan.27th

    LOL, that's wonderful!
    I remember a time when I was in middle school that I was OBSESSED with the Tom Hulce Mozart. Hee!

    For me, coziness again in Stella. It's not exciting or dynamic, but...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 26 January

    Happy happy anniversary! Here's to many more!! :beer:

    Cozy in Stella today!

    [Yesterday working all day in Burberry Classic. Spiced apple soap on me, nothing too special.]
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    Re: SotD Thursday 24 January

    Late, but here goes!
    If I had known I'd be changing a flat tire in negative wind chill, I would've picked something cozier than Eau de Cartier. :)

    Happy Birthdays, Tovah!!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 January

    Working (ha ha) from home today: sweatshirt and Mitsouko. Go team!
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    Re: Hi everyone....I'm new here!

    Rest assured that there are still newbies here! :) I'm 28 and started my Adventures in Fragrance this past November! Haven't even gotten to the niche scents yet, still working on what I can sniff...
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    Re: What makes a fragrance 'masculine'?

    Hey, thanks for posting that. A very interesting read!
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