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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    Another great day. Thanks for organising this msv and effemeral.
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    Looking forward to it, although I may be a bit too much the worse for wear - big party Sat night.

    Good luck on the trip.
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    Re: TF Italian Cypress caused skin rash

    Thanks Attila, that's useful info. I take Diamondflame's point though; I did think there is probably some synthetic chemical in there causing it, not the natural essences.

    I found an interesting...
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    TF Italian Cypress caused skin rash

    I trialled Italian Cypress yesterday and it gave me a rash on my chest and wrists.

    Has anyone seen this before? Is there a way I can figure out what caused this so I can avoid the irritant in...
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    Having a brain fade. Can somebody remind me of the vintage fragrance that MsV brought along to the Feb session - Bint something-or-other?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, February 28, 2013

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8110/8515820972_efcc6d0f34.jpg
  7. Re: Shipping time to Australia from fragrancex?

    You'd have to check with them. I may have placed my order (16/02) before that issue arose.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

    A blind buy - very pleased.

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8368/8508705827_554f27fc34.jpg
  9. Re: Shipping time to Australia from fragrancex?

    I placed an order with fragrancex on the 16th of February and it arrived last night. So they got it to me in 9 days, and at no cost (using the free69 code). Hard to argue with that. Maybe they have...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, February 24, 2013

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8245/8502151529_883aba1203.jpg
  11. Re: The Barbershop..."The Beginning of a Journey" - Where Did Your Love For Fragrance Begin ?????

    For me it's quite recent. Last year I starrted swimming in the mornings and I got sick of going to work smelling like chlorine. I decided I needed to buy a good cologne, and researched the matter on...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 22, 2013

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8096/8496667237_f5c9666010.jpg
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    Re: Aventus way too overrated?

    Tried it a few times now, tried to like it, but just can't get past the price. The scent doesn't blow me away on application or in the drydown, and longevity is average at best. Top dollar prices...
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    Re: Surrender to Chance

    I did too, around then. No reply from them, but I just clicked the link above and got in.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, February 17, 2013

    Monsieur Balmain
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    Re: Decanting Supplies

    Yep. And when you click that it tells you nothing about prices that I could see. Their checkout process wants credit card details before telling you shipping, which I won't do.
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    Decanting Supplies

    I'm after some supplies for decants and transferring some of my samples to atomisers. I thin what I need is some glass spray bottles of various sizes, pipettes, funnels etc.

    Does anyone know of...
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    Melbourne Ladies - Sale Alert

    There is a shop in the South Melbourne Market called Better Price, who are running out their perfumes. Nothing over $50. I was there today and saw Shalimar EDC, Guerlain Champs Elysee, Boucheron...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, February 7th, 2013

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8525/8453196628_5b11f442cc.jpg
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    Just noticed you're in Tat. My sister lives there. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    I had a great time and really enjoyed seeing and sniffing some more unusual fragrances. I worked out that I came dead last in the competition. :cry: Must try harder.

    Thanks to Christine and...
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    MDCI Sampler Set

    Just wondering if people think the MDCI samples offer is a good deal.

    They offer any 5 of their 10 frags in 12 ml non-spray flasks for 90 euros.

    One of my doubts is that there are only 3 male...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 2, 2013

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8467/8439690243_88eb50a3d6.jpg
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    Free Penhaligon's Samples

    Men's Biz is offering a limited number of free samples of Penhaligon's to subscribers.

    Here are the links if you want to take it up.

    Blenheim Bouquet

    Opus 1870

    Sartorial
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    Duplicate. Please delete.

    Duplicate. Sorry.
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    Duplicate. Please delete

    Duplicated due to glithc. Sorry.
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    Duplicated. Please delete.

    Sorry. Duplicate.
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    Online Beauty Buys

    Just like to mention this online store, whom I haven't seen discussed here. They have a wide range of fragrances at what seems to be very competitive prices and offer free worldwide shipping using...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 31, 2013

    Caron pour un Homme
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    Hi folks. For those coming on Sunday, I have a couple of duplicate decants I'm interested in swapping: ELdO The Afternoon of a Faun, and Tauer Lonestar Memories. Happy to bring them along if you're...
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    Re: Surrender to Chance

    I'm pretty new at this also. i've been trying loads of stuff through buying decants to try and figure out what I really like. I've tried a few Creeds - SMW, Aventus, Himalaya - but nothing of theirs...
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    Re: Surrender to Chance

    I think you misunderstood me. I wasn't implying anything negative about you or STC.
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    Re: Surrender to Chance

    The second half should arrive very soon. It's only a tiny business, so I guess we need to be patient.

    One thing I do like about STC is that they print the perfume names on the decants. That's much...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

    Escentric Molecules Kinski
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    Definitely planning to come. I have a bunch of decants from STC and LS to show off.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 20, 2013

    Djhenne
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    Re: SOTD:Monday,January 14, 2013

    Creed Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 12, 2013

    Caron 3rd Man
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    Re: What Is Service Worth?

    Others might also gasp at what some people here are prepared to pay for cologne :smiley:
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    Re: What Is Service Worth?

    Actually it looks like it's about 88 + 22 today. Still a lot cheaper, but Mecca won't be sending me spam emails every time I look at something in their shop. I find fragrancenet an exceptionally...
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    Re: What Is Service Worth?

    That argument might have been valid in the 19th Century, but how does it explain Australians having to pay more for digital downloads than our US friends? And how come we individuals can land imports...
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    Re: SOTD:Thursday, January,10

    Mugler Cologne Summer Flash
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    What Is Service Worth?

    This comes up quite a bit in other fora that I am a member of. Usually after Gerry Harvey complains about GST-free internet shopping.

    My thinking is that, if we want a better service culture in...
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    Re: Seeking an Alternative to Be Delicious

    Well I followed your good advice and ordered some decants from Surrender to Chance. Here's what I ordered:

    Caron Acaciosa
    Creed Spring Flower
    Creed White Flowers
    Frederic Malle Outrageous...
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    Surrender to Chance

    I decided to get my wife a selection of decants for her birthday, with a view to then getting a bottle of her favourite. After a look around, I ordered from Surrender to Chance.

    The order was...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    Azzaro Chrome
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    Monsieur Balmain
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    Re: Melbourne Sniff-Together dates for 2013

    I'd be interested. I'm only a beginner though.
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    Re: Recommend Me A Summer Frag

    I've been looking into this too. (We are having blistering 100F+ heat here). So far, I've found Azzaro Chrome, Cool Water and Eau de Rochas work well for fragrance and longevity. All can be found for...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hi there. I have been a member a month or so now, and would like to say how valuable I'm finding BN. I found it particularly handy in the post-Christmas sales - the article on the best scents of 2012...
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    Re: Seeking an Alternative to Be Delicious

    Thanks for your advice. That's very helpful.

    Can you suggest a good place to buy decants and samples online? I know about the Perfumed Garden; are there others I should check out?
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    Seeking an Alternative to Be Delicious

    Hi. New here and am just dipping my toe into the fragrance waters.

    I'm looking to buy a perfume as a present for my wife. She's been wearing DKNY Be Delicious for many years now and is happy with...
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