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  1. Re: sending fragrances internationally is illegal?

    My post office told me in order to legally ship cologne you have to be licensed to do so. If you don't have a problem being vague about whats in the package it doesn't matter anyway. UPS told me the...
  2. Thread: Knize Forest

    by Treading
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    Re: Knize Forest

    I was lucky and found Knize Forest on ebay. The bottle was 3/4 full and since I could not locate it anywhere else I bought it. Then I found it at Les Senteurs and since it was so hard to find I...
  3. Re: Violet/violet leaves for men - which one is your favourite?

    Trumpers Ajaccio Violets is wonderful, and 3 sprays to the chest lasts a good 6 hours on me.
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    Re: ... Czech&Speake Rose ...

    Agreed. 3 sprays to the chest and I enjoy this all day. As for Cuba I would not recommend buying this blind. I almost did the same based on the notes and positive reviews, but decided to get a sample...
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    Re: Today I bought >>> AUGUST 2009

    Paestum Rose
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    Re: What to do with my Splash Bottles

    www.theperfumedcourt.com
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    Re: Any men's florals out there?

    Trumpers Ajaccio Violets
  8. Re: Saint Charles Shave - Certainly the Price is Intriguing

    I have the violet. It was discontinued so I only paid 8 dollars for 50ml. Sorry to say that's all it was worth.
  9. Thread: Knize Forest

    by Treading
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    Re: Knize Forest

    Its now available at TPC.
  10. Re: According to Givenchy, Vetiver isn't Discontinued

    Gave up trying to track it down and purchased 2 decants at TPC.
  11. Thread: vetiver

    by Treading
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    Re: vetiver

    Givenchy.
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    Re: Czech & (un)Speak(able)

    I received the same email, plus a new one today apologizing for the delay in sending my samples. Apparently they have been overloaded with sample requests from consumers as well as retailers.
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    Re: Mini Review: 3 Trumper Colognes

    I love Ajaccio Violets and Wild Fern. 3 sprays on my chest and I get a good 6 hours out of both.
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    Re: Hermes Eau d'Orange Verte

    Overrated fragrance in my opinion. A few minutes of orange and then all I get is a sickly sweet powder for a couple of hours.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT >>> June 2009

    Fragrances of Ireland Inis
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    Re: L'air du Desert Marocain sprays?

    One spray on the chest and its still around the next morning.
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    Re: Spraying beneath your clothes

    I only spray my chest, upper and middle, never my neck or any exposed areas of skin.
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    Re: Best Trimmer for a guy?

    If the only thing you need is to trim your beard and chest, anything with the proper attachments should be adequate.
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    Re: Shipping fragrances and "the truth"

    Not to go completely off topic, but to demonstrate my stupidity as a kid, a friend of mine and myself used to amuse ourselves by pouring cologne on our hands, setting a match to it, and chase his...
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    Re: Shipping fragrances and "the truth"

    I actually asked the clerk at the counter if I came back later and lied about the contents would there be a problem mailing the package and he said no, thats what most people do anyway.
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    Re: Shipping fragrances and "the truth"

    That would be a logical explanation if the sign was not an official USPS sign, listing all the items that cannot be mailed. Its more probable that your post office and others like it are not...
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    Re: Shipping fragrances and "the truth"

    My post office has a very clear sign stating anything containing alcohol cannot be shipped, period the end, unless you have a license to do so. So either your local post office is uninformed, or mine...
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    Re: Favourite reviewers

    Sir Slarty- Gets right to the point.
  24. Re: Are Knize fragrances just impossible to find...

    I purchased Knize Forest from Les Senteurs last yr, but all they have at the moment is samples of it. They do have Knize 10 and Lady Knize. Also I won an almost full bottle of Knize Forest on ebay...
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    Re: When you guys purchase SAMPLES/DECANTS...

    When I do purchase samples I usually get the 8ml spray from the perfumed court, never less than 5ml. If its not something I like it will end up in someones Christmas stocking the following yr.:)
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    Re: When do you spray?

    About 1 hour after shower, on my chest.
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    Re: Toothpaste..!!!

    Toms of Maine spearmint. Crest and Colgate burn my mouth, same with sensodyne. Toms isn't overly sweet and leaves just a hint of mint behind.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    Miller Harris Citron Citron
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    Re: Heeley Sel Marin

    I purchased a sample from perfumecourt. It reminds me of vacations at the beach, bright and sunny days, clean and lasts a long time, or at least it did on me. I sprayed twice on my chest and that was...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    Jacques Fath Green Water- new version.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT>>> May 2009

    Roger & Gallet's Bois d'Orange
  32. Re: UGH! I'm almost 30...so what are the best OLD MAN scents?

    30 is old? Once I find my reading glasses I'll let you know...
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    Re: Do you buy fragrance from Amazon?

    Yes, I purchased several through Amazon and always great service.
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    Re: Fragrance snobbery

    I think this is true in most cases. The printed word can seem cruel and insensitive when its not intended to be. As someone new, not just to this forum but the fragrance world, I feel most people...
  35. Re: Does anyone actually *love* Guerlain Vetiver?

    Not as a vetiver I don't. If I want to smell clean and soapy its great, but if I want vetiver I prefer sel de vetiver, VE, Givenchy vetiver or Roger & Gallet vetiver.
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    Re: Givenchy Vetiver reissue

    Harrods has it but I don't think they will ship it to the USA. I purchased samples from perfumedcourt.
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    Re: The Most Overrated/Underrated Fragrance

    Overrated- Eau d'Orange Verte
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    Re: How do you spray --> more details

    Same here.
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    Re: S o t D: Wednesday, 22 April, 2009

    Geo F Trumpers Wild Fern
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    Re: Beachy perfume

    Heeley Sel Marin
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 11 Apr 09

    The Different Company Sel de Vetiver
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    Re: Skincare for men - The best products?

    I started breaking out a little over a year ago, just the odd pimple but they seemed to take a couple of weeks before fading away. I used the usual otc stuff, and it helped, but by accident I...
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    Re: Do you wear your age?

    I agree, and it seems most here do the same!
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    Poll: Re: Battle of the Vetiver Heavy Hitters

    Well I just received my sample of Givenchy Vetiver today so haven't had the chance to try it but of the ones listed I like VE. The one I love that's missing from the poll is Roger & Gallet Vetyver.
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    Re: Do you wear your age?

    I intended to post this question weeks ago but kept putting it off until something happened today when I was browsing around the L'Occitane store. I was spraying Citrus Verbena on the back of my hand...
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    Do you wear your age?

    In my short time here I've noticed numerous comments about fragrances being mature, or old, or youthful, and I am curious if members will decide against wearing or buying a fragrance because they...
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    Re: Lab Series AntiPerspirant Deodorant Stick

    I use the lab series and it works fine for me. The less is more is the best way to use this product. If you use it correctly no residue will be left behind and so far I have not noticed stains on any...
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    Re: External Nose Hairs

    And not only are those battery operated things great for nose hair, but they take care of those nasty little hairs trying to sneak out of your ears.:D
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    Re: Doctor's Visit - to scent or not to scent?

    I book my yearly physicals about 6 months in advance. The office always sends out paperwork to be filled out before you come in as it saves time answering questions when you arrive. On the front page...
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    Re: Violet fragrances for men

    I'll second that!
  51. Thread: Scrubbers....

    by Treading
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    Re: Scrubbers....

    Dark Season by Neil Morris
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Czech & Speake Neroli
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    Re: most expensive fragrance you have purchased.

    $143 for Knize Forest
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    Re: What Makes You BUY

    If I like it I buy it. Unless its the wrong season, then I might hold off.
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    Re: What deodorant?

    Lab Series
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Racine
  57. Re: How many blind buy fragrances at your current wardrobe?

    Not that I have many, but all of them. About 15.
  58. Poll: Re: How successful are you at selling your unwanted fragrances?

    I bought L' air du desert marocain and used maybe 5 or 6 sprays before deciding it wasn't something I could wear. I'm going to call FedEx and see if they have the same restrictions on mailing as the...
  59. Poll: Re: How successful are you at selling your unwanted fragrances?

    Yes, for real. A few months ago a clerk told me anything flammable could be mailed but had to be sent ground. It could not go by air. The last time I tried to mail a package the same clerk checked...
  60. Poll: Re: How successful are you at selling your unwanted fragrances?

    Only started selling mine on ebay last year, but I've sold the half dozen or so I have listed. All were 98 percent full with original box plus I threw in 3 free samples with each one I sold.
    I have...
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    Re: The Different Company- Excellent Service

    I should state up front I have limited experience ordering fragrance, but they kept me informed every step of the way. I placed my order on a Saturday, received email on Monday morning saying my...
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    The Different Company- Excellent Service

    I ordered sel de vetiver directly from The Different Company on March 14 and received today March 19. Great customer service plus free shipping. A very pleasant experience!
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    Re: I was a 53 yr old fragrance virgin

    Well, I cannot remember turning 14, but I'm sure I had a good time doing it.:D

    And thanks to everyone for the suggestions and warm welcomes. So back to reading the board and making my list. Thanks...
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Crown Spiced Limes and Sel de Vetiver.
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    I was a 53 yr old fragrance virgin

    Yes, its true. In high school I remember having English Leather, Jade East, and maybe one or 2 others but once my school days ended I never used any type of fragrance again.
    Maybe it was allergies,...
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    Re: Favorite hand soaps?

    C O Bigelow Lemon hand wash is my favorite. My local bath and body has it on sale once or twice per year and its 2 for 1.
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    Re: Basic Wardrobe Editing now available

    Add me to the moron list. The ones i check "owned" show up as tried.
  68. Re: What deodorant do you wear with your colognes?

    Same here!
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    Poll: Re: What do you use for your armpits?

    I recently made the switch to Lab Series Antiperspirant Deodorant Stick. Its fragrance free and by far better than anything i have used before.
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