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  1. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    [QUOTE=Mountainbikesandwatches;3562672]3948939490

    Unless there was the usual evidence of leakage (stained labels, damp packaging, strong smell) I don't think anything leaked. The picture shows...
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    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    I like the names used by Pilar & Lucy: To Twirl All Girly, The Exact Friction of Stars and Tiptoeing thru Chambers of the Moon.
    They're just cool.
  3. Re: Avoid Shipment from Germany, Specially First in Fragrance www.ausliebezumduft.de

    Hopefully some progress toward a fair settlement will be made tomorrow (it could happen): http://postandparcel.info/65953/news/companies/deutsche-post-and-striking-union-set-to-resume-talks-on-friday/
  4. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2793440.JPG
    Maybe I was just lucky but my samples showed no evidence of any leakage at all: the labels weren't stained, there was no dampness anywhere, no strong...
  5. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    I received my sample set yesterday. My samples were at least half full in 2.5ml plastic spray vials via registered Turkish Post, with tracking. That couldn't have been cheap. Considering the cost...
  6. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Old Spice Muscle Guy: http://www.musclesurprise.com/
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    Re: On perfumers reviewing perfumes etc

    Welcome to basenotes RCloud!

    I think we have some things in common as well as some difference of opinion.

    I too am a big fan of Andy Tauer and enjoy wearing many of his scents. I had the...
  8. Re: Trying to Track Down a Scent - Just Out of the Shower/Strongly Soapy Scent

    Maybe he put soap shavings in his pocket or scraped a little under his fingernails.
  9. Re: Where can one get Eau Des Missions these days?

    If you go to Soap.com and start to place an order you'll be able to tell whether they'll ship to you and at what cost. Once you put the item into your cart go to the cart and look for something...
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    Re: No mass!

    Sorry for speaking off topic but here I go anyway:

    I personally see no reason perfumers shouldn't post reviews on basenotes. I think most take great pains to be unbiased, fair and avoid taking...
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    Re: No mass!

    Taking the piss on all you want to love your art and those you need to derive some profit from it tends to render the distractions of bread and circus irrelevant.
  12. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    If you do a search on eBay for the item you are thinking about selling you can then click on Sold Listings. and get an idea of value.

    It doesn't hurt to factor in the amount sellers pay eBay in...
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    Re: Splitting, what's in it for them?

    I can't speak for the splitters here but volunteerism is a value many people embrace.

    Messaging, purchasing, decanting, labeling, mailing, etc. is tedious, especially when people back out or the...
  14. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Congratulations to you all! Thank you for sharing such wonderful, loving moments.
  15. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Hear hear!

    The number of things wrong with what was seen on the video and how those involved are responding is mind-blowing. Amber is calling the media?? Dr. Phil and Jerry Springer must be...
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    Re: Best Ginger?

    Garner James Cathedral in Flames
  17. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Brawl at WalMart:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35OTJGcdvMI
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    Re: Fragrancenet 25% OFF Sitewide Sale!!

    Thanks Hednic! Usually it's 20-21%. The eBates rebate is 6% at this moment.
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    Re: Universal perfumes

    I used this one successfully for him, but it was over two years ago: [email protected]
    This is the email address, phone number and physical address the whois for his site...
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    Re: Clean clothes smell

    Cote Bastide Lin is likely to have the scent you are looking for, but it tends to need frequent reapplication throughout the day.
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    Re: How to start a fragrance collection?

    Read reviews and get samples of scents that sound appealing. It's likely that you'll like less than ten percent of what you sample. Wait for good deals on what you really love and in the meantime,...
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    Re: Forums hang using Internet Explorer

    Using Explorer 9 this morning I had no problem getting to the front page or to the main forum page. It wasn't until after I clicked on this thread from the main forum page that I got some slowing,...
  23. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    Many thanks pants!!
  24. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    Thank you. When I know what they cost, I may contact him.
  25. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    Can someone please tell me how much a sample pack costs?

    BTW, I sense something fecal being stirred right now.
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    Re: Forums hang using Internet Explorer

    If I use firefox 39.0.1 or chrome 43.6.2359.81m I have no problem.

    I tried using explorer version 9.0.8112.16421 on my vintage PC (vista) and basenotes forum perma-hung for me too.
  27. Re: have you ever put fragrance in your mouth? if not, try this rose candy

    A friend has made me rose jam a few times. It was lovely. I have a jasmine/mint toothpaste too. I won't be reordering it though. I think it's a little weird. There are also many different teas...
  28. Re: List of eBay Sellers that Are Authentic and Fake

    A couple links that may prove useful:

    http://toolhaus.org/ - see some of the feedback that has been removed

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/177412-Post-eBay-Fragrance-Seller-Feedback-here! ...
  29. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Fragrances will often give me a headache or make an existing sinus headache worse. Usually it's caused by something heady and it happens most often when there's already a lot of pollen in the air. ...
  30. Re: Article: Gualtieri: "Nasomatto is dead! Orto Parisi is born!"

    I am so saddened to see that line I once loved has reduced themselves to cross-posting and spamming a forum on a website that was kind enough to have written articles about them before. If there's a...
  31. Re: Ignorance from people who don't know/use fragrances

    I'd rather sit by someone wearing a discrete amount of Polo Sport than someone wearing too much of a $$ niche scent. If I can smell someone's scent for more than a fleeting moment and they aren't...
  32. Re: New French House - Institut Tres Bien - 3 NEW EDPs!!

    Thank you for posting about this Hedinc. Cologne à la Française is my second-most worn scent. I had no idea Institut Très Bien was still producing anything, especially when I consider how difficult...
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    Re: Best Candles Ever

    In my experience lux candles of any brand are more subject to batch variations than Aventus. About seven years ago I went to Beauty Habit's boutique with a group of perfumistas. Two of them bought...
  34. Re: Best shampoo for men ? (my dad's birthday present please help!!)

    Philip B Russian Amber Imperial Shampoo is great and smells really good.
  35. Re: Twistedlily.com gives $30 off $140+ orders with code SUMMER30 OR free shipping with code SHIPFRE

    Wow!
  36. Twistedlily.com gives $30 off $140+ orders with code SUMMER30 OR free shipping with code SHIPFREE25

    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2770141.JPG
  37. LuckyScent.com giving $25 off $100+ orders with code BREAK25 through 5/25/15

    Code BREAK25 gives a $25 discount on luckyscent.com orders $100+ through Monday, May 25th.

    You'll have to pay shipping though and codes can't be combined.
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    Re: SOTD now shows in forum posts

    http://www.moslbuddjewchristhindao.com/swf/popup.php

    The scent is actually excellent, imho, and didn't need to be marketed with such a provocative name. When it was first released, I misread...
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    Re: SOTD now shows in forum posts

    Bless you Grant!
  40. Thread: Off-Topic

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    This is an owl's version of a drive-by:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rbsw-gRMzU&hd=1
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    Re: Hyperlink Perfume Names in Reviews

    I'd like to at least see it tried in the Marketplace posts.
  42. Re: What happened to the ManLovesCologne Youtube channel/website?

    https://media.giphy.com/media/X3DQ0d9QJVEpa/giphy.gif
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    Re: The 30 Roses Appreciation Thread

    30Roses is the best!

    http://coukie24.o.c.f.unblog.fr/files/2010/09/monet.jpg
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    Re: How Come People Don't Start New Threads?

    LOL!

    Excerpts from the vintage, discontinued Eitiquette Guidelines:

    • Before you post, make sure that you do a quick search to make sure that your question or subject has not been recently...
  45. Re: Fragrancenet : trusted site? Maybe not...

    I'm starting to have my doubts about them too. I have previously responded to questions like these in support of fragrancenet.com but I need to change that. Now I think that they may sell knockoffs...
  46. Free 8 oz body wash from Bourbon French with $25+ orders through May 3rd.

    Just type the fragrance name that you want in the comment section.

    (limit one per household)
    www.neworleansperfume.com
    504.522.4480
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    Re: 25$ ebay gift card contest

    As usual, 300 Roses makes a good point. What exactly did you win jamesthomas1?
  48. Re: Suggestion for new rules for the Swap forum.

    I'm more than fine with it! I can see where some people may seem to be annoyed though. It would be nice to have a way to indicate whether that kind of PM would be welcomed or not. There's a...
  49. Re: Suggestion for new rules for the Swap forum.

    If you want a decant of something and see that someone has it in their wardrobe, or on a swap/sales list or mentions in post about having it, it doesn't break any rule to send them a PM and ask if...
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    Re: Seeing ads...and I didn't used to...

    For what it's worth, the entire site was down for me this morning for a few minutes and the site has been slow at times for the last few days. It seems nice and speedy now though, thank you! I...
  51. 20% off at BlackbirdBallard.com today and tonight only.

    Blackbird is giving 20% off with code NEWLY until the sun rises tomorrow, 4/25.
  52. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    It's slow today for me. Also, when I post my SOTD I got a page full of gobbledygook.

    Adding: I just posted another SOTD and it was gobbledygook-free.
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    Re: One piece suit Vs two piece

    http://image.news.livedoor.com/newsimage/b/8/b8e60_239_75a342a9_f405b8af-m.jpgActually, it was released in 2012
    http://feeds.animekon.com/news-50366.html
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    Re: One piece suit Vs two piece

    Two piece for me! http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2755791.JPG


    I bet you could!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UutiBRDxJ0U
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    It's yours Kellyi!
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    Up for grabs to someone with a US address: an 8 ml refill spray via Scentbird of Donna Karan Verbena
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Congratulations Hednic!

    #1 Google ranking:
    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2756361.JPG
  58. Re: Is Armani Prive ever discounted anywhere? Or... is it too well controlled for that?

    I have a vague recollection of a few lucky Basenoters finding Armani Prive refill bottles at Marshalls or Ross many years ago. I think most of them were Ambre Soie.

    Adding: found this old post
  59. Re: Papillon/Slumberhouse Sadanne/MFK Pluriel/Hermes/LeLabo/Guerlain/Tauer/Roja/Malle/Creed Acqua

    Many thanks for all you have contributed to the Basenotes community and best of luck with your future endeavors.
  60. Re: Is Armani Prive ever discounted anywhere? Or... is it too well controlled for that?

    There are some Armani Prives on beautyspin that are discounted.
  61. Thread: Off-Topic

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOeVhFV0zDc
    I was told the man is speaking in Portuguese and is basically saying "Come here. Let's film. Come drink a little." Then he says "He follows me around....
  62. Re: The 'basis' of basenotes forum setup question

    I think Basenotes uses VBulletin's forum software. It may be more private than Facebook and Google, but nothing's perfect: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/399335-Failed-Login-Notification-emails.
  63. Re: Any DIYers/real-live perfumers offer oils for use in Lampe Bergers or other catalytic lamps?

    You're the best - thank you!
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    Re: Diddy returns to fragrance with 3AM

    Maybe there'll be a flanker: Booty Call.
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    Sticky: Re: Petition to oppose the ban of oakmoss ..

    I'm going with cartel.
  66. Re: Flankception, what's the deepest a company has gone with a flanker?

    Indeed!
  67. Re: Flankception, what's the deepest a company has gone with a flanker?

    Narciso Rodriguez drives me crazy.http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2751192.JPG
  68. Any DIYers/real-live perfumers offer oils for use in Lampe Bergers or other catalytic lamps?

    I'm not thrilled with the scents currently available for use in these lamps. They cost too much considering the scents are generic and boring. I think there may be a market for better offerings.
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    Re: Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt

    Due to the buzz I was really close to blind buying WS&SS body creme but instead I recently got some samples through eBay. Bullet dodged.
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    Re: Basenotes.net blank front page

    I get a blank home page if I enter from basenotes.net. If I enter through another part of the site (http://www.basenotes.net/activity.php or http://www.basenotes.net/forum.php) and then click on the...
  71. Re: question about PAO ( period after opining )

    As far as an expiration date goes: I don't want to use skin care that's old, but as others have said, fragrance is different. I go by my nose, not a date on the label. Something can start to turn...
  72. Thread: Off-Topic

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    The man getting shaved was smart to keep his eyes shut.
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    Re: Annick Goutal candles

    I agree! I think most good candles make a fine gift for almost anyone on any occasion. The Noel candles are especially nice to use as a hostess gift around the holidays.
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    Re: Annick Goutal candles

    The AG Noel candles are half off right now at Barneys Warehouse. There's a couple Cire Trudons at 30% off too. Dayna Decker, Alora, DL & Co and Barney's own brand have some offerings marked down...
  75. Re: Lesson learned: How an Ebay buyer ripped me off...

    When people refer to a "rule" or a "law" it often helps to ask them to please show you the rule or law they are talking about. EBay does have rules that users agree to follow, but I bet she never...
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    Re: Burger King again

    It appears you are correct.
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    Re: Burger King again

    My curiosity got the better of me so I sent my son out to Burger King today to see if he could get me a bottle of what is, no doubt, a truly terrible fragrance and some chicken fries. While he...
  78. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Maybe there's a woods nearby and they take daily walkies.
  79. Re: Basenotes Admin Playing an April Fools Prank?

    Vintage Basenotes - it's the best formulation ever!
  80. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Hear hear!
  81. Re: What you will select from the house of "Bruno Acampora"?

    In order of preference, I have and love Nero in oil, Musc in EDP and oil, Iranzol in shampoo/body wash and Prima T in oil. I plan to get Nero in EDP and shampoo once it's available and I'm waiting...
  82. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    I agree. I especially like it layered with L'Antimatiere.
  83. Re: Fragrance search limited to one's own wardrobe

    What a great idea!
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    Re: My first trip to Scent Bar!

    Happy Anniversary! You're going to have a great time at Scent Bar! The staff are skilled at suggesting scents to test based on what you tell them and then on your reactions to what you first try...
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    Re: New Moderators!

    What wonderful choices! Congratulations and thanks for pitching in!
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    My profession had nothing to do with perfume, sadly. I do find it odd, and unfortunate, that the batch number was unreadable. I've tested three batches of Aventus and only found one appealing but...
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    That seller doesn't do returns but you may have more luck using eBay's money back guarantee. Good luck!
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    Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Is this it? http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2738959.JPG
  89. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    Notifications from posts 33 and 35 from this thread were sent to me 13 and five minutes and nine minutes ago respectively. Post 34 was skipped for some reason.
  90. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    This blog post on the subject is interesting: http://memoryofscent.com/2011/10/11/pierre-montale-does-he-exist/
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    I sprayed once on my wrists over 20 hours ago and although it's faded considerably, I can detect it now from 5" away.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    I didn't order Zahd but received an unmarked sample from Slumberhouse this morning. I'm assuming it's Kiste. The timing was great; I was just about to pull the trigger on a Twisted Lily order that...
  93. Re: Need hair product recommendations for son.

    Thank you Runstile!
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    Re: Info on fraud on BN marketplace?

    It looks really good. Thanks for all the work and thought put into this. No other fragrance site has anything like this.
  95. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    Here's another view of his tattoos: http://data2.whicdn.com/images/4701299/large.jpg
    Below his collarbone is “no confio en nadie mucho menos en putas” - I don't trust anyone especially not bitches...
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    Re: Info on fraud on BN marketplace?

    When I've seen people discussing bad marketplace experiences I get nosy and look at the feedback left by the complainer. More often than not, there's no negative or even neutral feedback there. Not...
  97. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    ms 13?
  98. Re: 20% off at FourSeasonsProducts.com with code SPRING15

    You're very welcome Hednic. BTW, I was able to use the code today on an item on clearance.
  99. 20% off at FourSeasonsProducts.com with code SPRING15

    http://fourseasonsproducts.com/

    http://img.makeupalley.com/6/1/7/0/2733146.JPG
  100. Re: Ebayer Quelestuchesameredbrulerenenfer Aka JP Grosvenor legit? Anyone have experience with this

    You said he sent a shipping label. Have you been communicating by email instead of using eBay's message system?

    To use eBay's system start by clicking the "ask a question" thing on the original...
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