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  1. Re: How to thicken liquid castile soap with salt for liquid hand soap

    There was a post about this a few years back. I'll try to find it.

    Edit: Looks like the OP found it: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/187874-What-to-add-to-a-liquid-soap-to-thicken-it
  2. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    I voted "no" because I think these threads aren't usually really about what the person or character would wear or used to wear, especially with historical figures (even religious leaders)-- the...
  3. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    *groan*
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26th January 2015

    FrouFrou, that is certainly colorful and distinctive.

    I've been reading up on the virus; they say it's best to plant roses not too close together, to reduce the risk of spreading the virus from...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26th January 2015

    FrouFrou-- I'd never heard of Rose Rosette Disease until now. I'm so sorry that you have lost all your roses to this.

    Later today we're going to be getting the blizzard that has Texas and...
  6. Re: New Atelier Cologne - Pomelo Paradis!! And ... to come 4 new fragrances in the "Azure Collectio

    I tried Pomelo Paradis at Sephora today (they only carry the 1 oz., pricey at $70) and found it quite delightful, but lower than normal longevity on my arm.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    I've got to run -- my husband wants to go shopping-- but this is fascinating and I will read up on that, gandhajala. Thanks!
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    I wonder what poor people used when they buried their dead? (If anything.)
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    :engel017:
    Pass the popcorn please.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Please read my post #71 with references. This is not a religious discussion. You posted a quotation and I posted a few more to clarify that the ointment was not intended as a wearing-type perfume...
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    superfluousPastry, here are the references I promised:

    Mark 14:8(b) She is come beforehand to anoint my body for the burial.
    Matthew 26:12 For in that she hath poured this ointment on my body,...
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Actually this is what the New Testament says; if you like I'll dig up the reference later.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    These ointments were used to prepare a body for burial; it was a symbolic gesture on Mary's part (i.e. she believed his prediction about his upcoming death.).
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    This is "Anointing His Feet #2" by Wayne Forte. Beautiful!
    http://wayneforte.com/picture/anointing-his-feet-2/
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Nah, I don't see this as making fun of the faith.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Eternity
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12th January 2015

    Happy Birthday, Kalli! I hope you have a lovely day!

    I'm wearing Coty Muguet des Bois, from a tiny parfum bottle identical to the one I bought when I was 14.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    It's ccccoooolllllldddddd!!! Brrrrrrrr!
    Daughter and hubby are clearing the inch or so of snow that fell. We've been so lucky this year, so little snowfall. I hope it continues!

    I'm...
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    Re: Santa Maria novella

    Off topic, but it finally dawned on me that this expression made no sense, so I looked it up.

    It turns out it's an aviation term not unlike "pedal to the metal."
    The throttle and joystick...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    Lovely to see both Fleurine and lilybelle here today!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 6th January 2015

    Jon,

    Happy Birthday!

    http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-bounce014.gif
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    Re: Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    The bottle and color look just like Coty Muguet des Bois but there would be painted-on writing on the bottle.
    Does it smell like lilies of the valley, by any chance?

    See this listing on eBay: ...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd January 2015

    ((Robin))

    My SotD is Rose Ikebana.
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    Re: "Unisex" a misnomer?

    You made me laugh!!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    ((FrouFrou)) and to you as well!
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    Very cool holographic display in Dubai mall:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tghFwdZw3k4
  27. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    I am disgusted at the personal attacks.
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    No, any fragrances!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    Happy New Year everyone!

    I'm in L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31st December 2014

    Be safe as you celebrate, everyone!

    Mom seems calmer and happier now that she is on meds for her agitation. So far it only works for part of the day but it's so much better already, and we'll be...
  31. Thread: Off-Topic

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    For Doctor Who fans:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qEvSM5M2LQ
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    Re: Had a very bad scare - Please read!

    I've had it happen, after a prolonged cold, that I couldn't smell or taste anything for days even after my sinuses cleared. Let things get back to normal by themselves.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 30 December, 2014.

    Good afternoon everyone!

    Today's scent is YSL In Love Again.

    My daughter got word last night from her college that her final Honors Humanities essay was chosen to win an award. Some sort of...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 29th December 2014

    You are so kind, FrouFrou!
    At this point I am trying anything and everything. She may accept the mild fruit flavor of these toddler toothpastes but if not, I may message you!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 29th December 2014

    Mike,
    I actually did find what I needed at a medical supplies pharmacy. The synthetic sheepskin was thin, so I got an egg crate seat cushion instead.
    It turns out they now make a training...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 29th December 2014

    Hugs to all!

    I'm in Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare. It's a lovely sunny day!

    Mom's hospital bed was delivered today. We had it set up in her living room so that she can watch TV from bed (there's...
  37. Re: Congrats to Mr. Bartlett and Pell Wall perfumes!

    Well done!
  38. Re: How much of your wardrobe do you currently use?

    If a fragrance is listed in my wardrobe, I wear it. There is no particular rotation, and some are worn much more often than others, but my wardrobe represents what I actually wear. The number of...
  39. Re: New Atelier Cologne - Pomelo Paradis!! And ... to come 4 new fragrances in the "Azure Collectio

    I'll be interested in your impressions also!
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    Re: Traveling with open stoppered bottle.

    How secure is the stopper? Is it just ground glass? I'm not sure taping it down would be enough. Vibrations etc. could loosen the stopper.

    Are you located where you can buy a clean, empty...
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    Re: the best true rose scent

    Annick Goutal Rose Absolue is more of a Rosa centifolia smell. Also Montale Highness Rose, as hednic suggested.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 28th December 2014

    Good morning all!

    I'm wearing Provence Santé Linden/Tilleul today.
  43. Re: View Post for blocked members not working

    Try doing Advanced Search for posts by the blocked member. They show up there.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 25 December, 2014

    Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it!

    I'm heading off to bed but I want to thank all who sent good wishes. For a few minutes Wednesday afternoon, Mom was more lucid than she's been for a...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th December 2014

    ((hednic)) :dankk2:

    ((Robin)) Mom is staying in her apartment and services will be provided there. The caregiver just called to tell me they just arrived with oxygen and set it up.

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd December 2014

    ((Mocha)) Thank you for the encouragement. I hope you are able to get a bit of rest in the midst of the holiday preparations.

    We went to the local cinema to see Mockingjay Part 1 tonight. I...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd December 2014

    Hugs all around! Good luck, Erin!

    It's official, Mom is now under Hospice care.
    She will stay in her apartment with her regular caregiver, but a hospital bed will be brought in next week, a...
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    The mods are few, and are volunteers with private lives of their own-- we cannot expect immediate responses.
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    Terms that are disrespectful are not less disrespectful when abbreviated.
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 21st December 2014

    ((knit)) Thank you!

    Mom didn't know me tonight, and when I told her, said she didn't believe me. But she keeps reciting bits from "Un Bel Dì" (Madame Butterfly)-- the part at the beginning,...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 21st December 2014

    Good afternoon everyone!

    Daughter turns 19 today. I've just finished making the cake (chocolate) and now I've got to make the frosting (peppermint). This has been her favorite since elementary...
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    All these "go-arounds"-- the use of ### and p4nt y to avoid spelling it out -- are evidence that the posters don't "get it" yet.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19th December 2014

    ((tdem)) I somehow missed your post about your boss's passing. So sorry to read the news.

    My SotD is Jour de Fête.

    My husband is busy putting up the new sound bar and amplifier he bought for...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th December 2014

    I'm sorry your mother's last few weeks had to be so hard, Mocha.

    My mother didn't recognize my daughter when I took her over for a visit this afternoon. Next time I'll have to take her to see...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th December 2014

    B&BW Black Raspberry & Vanilla today!

    It's great having our daughter home.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 17th December 2014

    Good luck, Mocha! I had a root canal a few years back and actually did not find it to be difficult, so hopefully yours will not be either.

    In a couple of hours I'll be going to pick up my...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 16th December 2014

    I've had no phone, Internet or TV for 2 days. Glad it's up and running again.

    Hugs to ineespenes and Mike with their stomach bugs! I hope you feel better soon.


    Tomorrow I go get my...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 13 December 2014

    JM Orange Blossom today.

    Watched Jersey Boys with Mom and she quieted right down. The music seemed to rivet her. I will have to take out some musicals from the library. She's eating and...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th December 2014

    Hello all,

    Hurried over to Mom's this morning as the caregiver called say she was having trouble breathing. It was saliva accumulating in her throat. As the morning went on she became calmer and...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th December 2014

    duplicate post
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    I appreciate the thoughts and prayers for Mom. If this is her time, I hope it is not too arduous for her.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    Wonderful news, Mocha!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    Thank you again. I spent several hours there-- took a DVD over to watch with the caregiver and to help out with care. Mom knew me today, but is eating very little and also drinking little, and...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    Thank you, thank you! I just called Mom's dentist to cancel her dental cleaning today as simply not being safe. Mom has begun hitting the caregiver during routine care, and batting things away-- I...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10th December 2014

    Thank you, Erin.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10th December 2014

    I've been wearing L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger again... seems I need it more lately.

    Mom is getting worse. Tonight, for the first time, she didn't know me. She may recognize me again tomorrow,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9th December 2014

    We've had a wet nor'easter-- rain instead of snow, thank goodness-- and I'm waiting for it to subside before I head over to Mom's again.

    I was going to test a new fragrance sent to me by a sweet...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8th December 2014

    Good morning everyone!

    I'm spraying on good cheer in the form of L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger and off now to run errands for Mom.
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    Re: I need help ladies

    I wonder if she would like Rose Ikebana? It has a bright citrusy opening and a lovely drydown.
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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    The newest PD thread shows that posting a link to this thread is, unfortunately, useless.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 5th December 2014

    I hope you get over your cold quickly, Ryan.

    I'm in an old discontinued favorite, Evelyn by C&E. This one just never gets old for me.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 4th December 2014

    ((Mike)) It deserved to belong to someone who appreciates it.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 4th December 2014

    Demeter Gingerale today.

    Viffer, one good thing is that the elbow is a fairly straightforward joint, compared to other joints. With therapy afterward to regain range of motion, you should do fine.
  74. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Cashiers play Jingle Bells using their scanners:

    http://www.wimp.com/jingletones/
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 2nd December 2014

    Back from the funeral at last. Now to take meds and groceries to Mom.

    Congratulations on your new bottle, Jon!
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    Re: Sexual Dimorphism in the Olfactory Bulb

    Interesting. I've read before that women's sense of smell is more acute (generally) than men's. I wonder if the difference in number of cells between the sexes is less significant among perfume...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 1st December 2014

    ((Jon)) Sometimes the best part of the day is when it's over.

    SotD is Demeter Gingerale, whose cheeriness is giving me a needed boost. We had to take our daughter back to college quite late as...
  78. Re: Tracking shows delivered, have not received it yet.

    If tracking shows delivered to your zip code, I do not think you have a case with either the seller or eBay. Your problem is local, with your own post office. Or your own building, or neighbors.
    ...
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    Re: Sotd : Saturday, november 29, 2014

    Happy Belated Birthday, kumquat!

    SotD is C&E Evelyn.
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    Re: SOTD : Friday, 28.November.2014

    A late hello to all!

    We had a quiet day as well. Daughter is working frantically on a 20-page paper due Monday, which is in lieu of a final exam for her history course-- with more papers due...
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    Re: The best Violet Perfume....

    My favorite is AG La Violette; there's a bit of rose in there, and a pleasing degree of sweetness without being cloying.

    Penhaligon's Violetta is green, and has a violet leaf note as well as the...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 27th November 2014

    Daughter and I are matching scents in JN Orange Blossom today.

    The wake and funeral for my husband's first cousin (who died from cancer) have been delayed until Monday/Tuesday so we are enjoying a...
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    Re: PID # works the same as tracking?

    Really you'd only be paying for tracking for First Class packages anyway. It's free for Standard Post (ground) and Priority. See page 57 on this USPS price list (or search for "tracking" to locate...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th November 2014

    Thank you Mocha. My husband has been very somber today; he was just a few years older than this cousin and I think he's pretty sad about it.

    I wish she could have made it as far as Thanksgiving. ...
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    Re: PID # works the same as tracking?

    I discovered this recently also. The PO puts a tracking sticker on the package whether you pay for it or not, for their own uses.

    If you pay for tracking the receipt calls it the "Tracking#"--...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th November 2014

    A big Happy Birthday to you, Mike! http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-greet006.gif

    It's snowing/sleeting, but my daughter and I got to an early appointment and back before the roads got...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th November 2014

    Good morning all! SotD is the refreshing Eau d'Hadrien.

    We're getting snow tomorrow but the cold hasn't arrived yet; I'm doing my pre-Thanksgiving baking and housework in short sleeves and will...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24th November 2014

    ((FrouFrou)) Feel better!

    SotD was L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger.


    Kiliwia-- your weather is heading toward us-- Wednesday will be a mess. Prediction is 4-8" snow. But today was too warm for a...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 23rd November 2014

    Jon: Geronimo!

    I've been over to the Asian supermarket again with hubby this afternoon. Came home with a roasted duck and lots of ingredients for making some favorite Thai recipes.

    I've been...
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    My husband likes to wear Pacifica Blood Orange. (He also has Atelier Orange Sanguine but enjoys the variety).

    Pacifica Mediterranean Fig is worth trying as well, if you like uncomplicated,...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st November 2014

    It's cold, but sunny...I'm itching to get out and do something out of our usual routine. Hubby is home, so I think I'll kidnap him for a "mystery drive". At some point he'll figure out our...
  92. Re: New Free to a Good Home - October-December 2014

    Hi Nouveau Arôme,

    Somehow the last time the title and original post of this thread were edited, the rule about people not posting requests was omitted. (I assume it was an oversight as there is a...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19th November 2014

    Happy Anniversary Evangeline!

    I'm wearing Gal Trébol today.
  94. Re: What kind of tape to hold top on sample spray bottle?

    If the apothecary bottle's stopper has some sort of grip to it, the parafilm might work if used generously. Then pad it and put it in a ziplock type bag to be sure of it.

    If the stopper just...
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    Re: Ebola, now as an Eau de Parfum

    "The perfume will be carried at boutique shops throughout France and sold online for a retail price of $399 USD."

    Um, NO. $8/ml doesn't sound like "fun."
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19th November 2014

    Up late tonight...so late it's really tomorrow. :rolleyesold:

    I hate the cold, not ready for it at all! It feels like a month too soon. But how can I complain when it's "only" cold, and Buffalo...
  97. Poll: Re: Another "help me choose" poll. (About to cave in for one bottle)

    I have not smelled the others but Tea for Two is really good. Actually my daughter is the one who wears it. (She has good taste.)
  98. Re: What kind of tape to hold top on sample spray bottle?

    Parafilm

    I buy this sort:
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Parafilm-M-Laboratory-Film-PHOTOS-OF-USE-HERE-4-x-10-Nursery-Tape-Grafting-2H2-/161489832747?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item25998b4b2b
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    Re: Damn you USPS !

    I think you may have to get a PO box and have your packages delivered there.

    You'll have to show an ID to pick them up, so they should stop going missing. It will cost you something for the...
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    Re: SOTD, Tuesday 18th November, 2014.

    I love all the sheep!

    It's sunny and cold...the cold is here to stay now so I may as well forget it until spring. I'm wearing Le Couvent des Minîmes Verbena & Lemon edt.
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