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  1. Re: Angela Ciampagna: Not your usual *artisanal* line.

    As Mr Maillard said they are really nice people. From the glowing reports and the interesting pyramids I had to order the Discovery Pack. Every thing was done in 24hrs. Looking forward to this.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    This is a great scent. Had it and worn for quite a while. A sophisticated elegant chypre. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
  3. Re: Favorite Indie Scent from small or unknown houses -

    Cale-Tepidarium (a boozy citric popsicle)
    April Aromatics-Bohemian Spice


    Mendittorosa-Sogno Reale

    Its not available yet, be on the lookout.

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, April 12, 2015

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    Using it as an a cologne. Its scent is wonderful apple and herb combo.
  5. Re: House of Sillage show new mens fragrance : Dignified

    Hope the frags are better than the excessively gaudy presentation & bottles.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th April 2015

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    Great lemon scent. High realism, I can actually differentiate the peel from the liquid. What a treat.
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    Re: Vetiver advice: help me out!

    A fave ofmine is Le Vetiver from Lubin and a +1 for Vetiver Veritas from Heeley.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

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    A wonderful scent. Too expensive for full bottle. From a decant.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

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    This house has so many gems I thought Id take a chance with something different.
  10. Re: Fragrances that you believe in, but just don't seem to wear as often as your other scents.

    For me its Idole-Lubin. Its a fantastic scent, haven't got a clue why I overlook it.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

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    A BIG Lavender
  12. Re: Grabbing some Indie samples. Make some recommendations!

    You'll find the sample sizes are usually 1.5mls instead of the petite .7mls.

    Aside from sampling Tauer give these a try,

    West Third-Old Bourbon
    Acqua di Stressa-Mentha
    Brecourt-Esprit Mondian...
  13. Re: Your going to Paris from America for one day....

    I would go to Iunx as well and pick up L'Ether. L'Arbe is excellent too.
  14. Thread: What's New ?

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    Re: What's New ?

    Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn
    Captivus by O'driu
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 14th March 2015

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    Lune de Givre-Cloon Keen Atelier from a sample.
  16. Re: Stunning Fragrance And A Bizarre Story...a tale of 4 fragrances.

    @david-I have a bottle of Mila Schon-Uomo in a frosted green bottle with the name in dark Black

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    Is this any relation to the treasure(s) you found?

    Rex
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    Twisted Lily are very fast. I received Cilice today plus a sample of Wald.
    @thebeck-I agree that no one note dominates, but the frankincense(I think) seems to drift in and out.

    Cilice is...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 6th March 2015

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    MORPH-Montmartre



    Testing from a sample.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

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    Lune de Givre

    Notes include:Galbanum, Angelica, Iris, Ambrette Seeds and Woods

    This is my first wearing (from a healthy sample) This is a really nice fragrance IMHO.
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    Re: Help me find a scent for a gift!

    How about Gris Clair from Lutens/Architects Club from Arquiste.
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    For me its Olivia Giacobetti in first. Maurice Roucel is second.
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    Re: Are indie perfumes worth it?

    +1 For West Third brand. The whole line is very reasonably priced. I have used Old Bourbon and tested Vintage Leather and they do last quite a while. Another line to take a look at is Parfums Bombay...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st March 2015

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    A wonderful blast of salty lavender with that "O'Driuesque" herbal undertone.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th February 2015

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    For a quiet evening in.
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    Now that you've responded I'm excited. I respect your opinion. BTW, the presentation also looks interesting.

    Regards
    Rex
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

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    The notes fascinated me when I first saw them. Spoke via email to a very nice staffer there about it. I purchased the 15ml bottle. With an oil it should last quite a while. Also,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th February 2015

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    From Altelier Flou-Interesting fragrance and presentation
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    Re: Must try new releases- 2015 edition

    The new trio from O'Driu. Ven-dett-a, plus Satyricon. Names are are a bit much. If these are anything like the quality of Captivus, my wallet is going hurt.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21st February 2015

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    A lovely unisex fougere (from a sample)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 19 Feb 2015

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    Big salty lavender and woods, plus the herbal undertones.
  31. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    The last bottle I finished:

    Eva Kant-ODriu
    gifted/bought-Nov. 2013
    finished-Jan 2015

    It was love at first sniff. A little bit sweet wit that "O'Driuesque" herbal undertone.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th February 2015

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    Very nice, a bit to the fem. side but still unisex. From a sample.
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    Re: Imagine a men's club in the Seventies...

    Maybe The Architects Club by Arquiste. Its a wonderful scent that evokes a gentlemens smoking room in Mayfair. No leather though.
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    Re: Decant Shop killing me

    I'm using Surrender to Chance most of the time, with First in Fragrance second. The Decantshop has been very quick with the orders I have placed.

    As for The Perfumed Court, don't aggravate...
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    Re: Best alternative to Yardley English Lavender

    Big +1, great line of lavender based fragrances.
  36. Re: What perfume would Christian Grey buy for Ana on Valentine's Day?

    Histoires de Parfums-Marquis de Sade-1740
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th February 2015

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    Excellent fragrance. From a sample.
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    YMMV-for the win!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7th February 2015

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    From a sample
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    Big +1 there. Ouch!
  41. Re: Recommend me a dusky, sensual fragrance (Goth/ Rocker/ patchouli)

    I would like to add two:

    Kinski
    Led IV-Jazim Sarai(influenced by and dedicated to Led Zeppelin)

    These might be something for you to sample.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

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    From a sample (very nice)
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    Just found out it'll be 270.00 Euros. I think a split would be perfect.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd February 2015

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    Thanks to Jive Hippo for the sample. Superb complex lavender scent.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd February 2015

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    Re: Fragrances or fragrance lines with bad names

    I wondered what it smelled like?. God help us all?

    When I first ran into ELDO with its scents I thought it was quite funny. Now, its just a bore. Should concentrate on the quality of the...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st February 2015

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    From a sample
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    I'll be looking out for it. If there is only a limited run of 10 bottles, it could be prohibitive. I believe I spoke a little too fast. Have to see.
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    @PalmBeach-so are you going to run a split, Im in if you do.

    Thank you for the "no personalization" note.
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    Re: Captivus-New from O'Driu

    LOL, I hope (really hope) that "personalization" is not required.
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    Captivus-New from O'Driu

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    I was wondering if anyone had any information about this release. Can't find much of anything.
    Thanks

    Rex
  52. Re: Awaiting a $$ shipment from Canada (to the US)

    What a nice thing to say.
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    Re: talk to me about Goutal eau de sud

    Agree with Arij, very elegant. One of the best citric based fragrances around (IMHO) Its a perfect scent for the office. Also, very unisex.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28th January 2015

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    IMO very underrated.
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    Re: Your own avatar.

    I change mine frequently. The purpose is to give someone a laugh. Same for the jokes at the bottom.
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    Re: NEW Serge Lutens La Religieuse

    cacio-I only know them as "pet des soeurs" but they are essentially sticky rolls. They are literally translated as "nuns farts". Delicious but very fattening. I've worn Expresso Royale from...
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    Re: NEW Serge Lutens La Religieuse

    La religieuse may also have a "pet des soeurs" accord.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

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    Thank you JH
  59. Re: Currently, are you satisfied with your collection?

    There is a gaping hole, anything related to Roja Dove, CliveC and the rare Creeds (vintage Tabarome, Oger for example). So, no I'm not satisfied.
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    Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    For me: As noted previously the whole Blood Concept line and Poison.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015

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    For an extremely cold day here.
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    Re: Notes you can't stand?

    Well, I find these difficult:

    violet
    tomato leaf
    rose
    rose/oud combo
    abstract notes like concrete(why would anybody enjoy smelling like a sidewalk?)
    plum
    olive
    basil/oregano
  63. Re: Does anyone keep a fragrance in their collection that they hate?

    The only I have they I dislike is FCUK Late Night. 100mls for $20.00(I still think I paid too much for this stinker)
  64. Re: Name A Fragrance that you think best represents and defined A Single Year. Everyone Share!

    1974-Blue Stratos-Shulton
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    Re: SOTD Tuesay 6th January 2015

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    A small gift for myself.
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    Re: The very worst of 2014

    Have to agree with L'Orpheline by SL (THUD) and sadly Vodka on the Rocks from Killian. However, Apple Brandy was wonderful however.
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    Re: What are your worst blind buys?

    The Blood Concept frags(?)trial sizes and Oud Ispahan from Dior. For me stinkers.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5th January 2015

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    Final attempt-Just not liking this. From a sample.
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    Re: Best bitter cold scents (below 0F or -18C)

    I hear you brother. I would look at MR, Incense NK, Fourreau Noire and as mentioned Amber Sultan. Maybe LDDM from Tauer too.
  70. Re: Besides your skin, WHAT do your spray certain fragrances on and WHERE in your home?

    I have recently used Berdoues 1902 on freshly laundered sheets (have also used A. Gomez & Echt)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd January 2015

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    Re: Your favorite winter fragrance note

    The note for me that signifies a "winter" fragrance is a nut(ty) accord. This is usually used in concert with notes that have been mentioned by several posters. The two that immediately jump to...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31st December 2014

    For the day 33879 For evening 33880
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th December 2014

    AMOUAGE-Beloved Man Thank you JiveHippo for this sample.
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Today I bought large samples of:

    Dasein-Winter
    Terezi-Laudano Nero
  76. Re: State your favorite fragrance from each of these houses

    Serge Lutens-Gris Clair
    Byredo-Bal d'Afrique/Gypsy Water
    Frapin-1697 Absolue
    L'Artisan-Mechant Loup/Traversee du Bosphore
    Heeley-Vetiver Veritas
    Kerosene-nothing stands out for me
  77. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    "Old Lady"/"Old Man" is not offensive to me. When these terms are used here it just gives a frame of reference regarding the fragrance. Others use "Old School" is that offensive no.

    Political...
  78. Re: Some fantastic scents from UK houses ? Suggestions ?

    Would like to add 4160 Tuesdays. Its available at Luckyscent.
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    Re: Big work Christmas party scent...

    MR or French Lover(very chic)
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 26 Dec 2014

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    For a quiet night at home.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 25, 2014

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    Happy Holidays to you great smelling people.
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    Re: Article: Fragrancing Festive Films

    Tsk! Tsk! What about A Christmas Story or perhaps something from Dickens? What would Ralphies dad wear or Mr Scrooge. And don't say Aventus young man.
  83. Re: What I'm Expecting, Giving, Or Receiving For Christmas, 2014 Edition

    Not going to give or receive fragrance. My family, however, will be receiving the three Christmas editions from Cire Trudon (the regular sized, not the monsters)
  84. Re: What's the most expensive fragrance in your collection?

    What a great fragrance. I've only had a bit but its a beauty.
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    Re: SOTD:: Saturday, December 20, 2014

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    Its cold so this should warm things up.
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, December 19, 2014

    Dries van Noten-FM (from a very generous Hippo)
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    Re: Sample of the Day - December 2014

    Today I'm giving PIPE by Patch NYC a second go. As an edc it doesn't last too long. However, it is a well made scent for tobacco/boozy fragrance lovers. I believe a full bottle is around $50us.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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    Special for Gentlemen-Le Galion

    One of my favorites this year.
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    For me-Aomassi from Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 16,, 2014

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    PIPE EDC-Patch NYC
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    Re: Current top 10 favorites

    Of course it'll change again:

    1. Musc Ravageur-FM
    2. Aomassi-PG
    3. Chypre Palatin-MDCI
    4, Eva Kant-O'Driu
    5. Noir Obscur-A. Alessandria
    6. Idole-Lubin
    7. Bois d'Ombrie/Sienne en Hiver-Eau...
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    Re: This hobby is so niche

    What would the Utah Saints/Army of Lovers wear?
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 13, 2014

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    Re: Winter is finally here!

    For winter consider the following:

    Aomassi-PG
    Forreau Noir-SL
    Espresso Royale-Sebastienne
    Sienne en l'Hiver-Eau d'Italie/Bois d'Ombrie
    Alexandre-Arquiste
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    Re: Other addictions

    Trying Tiki cocktails. Movies, any genre, year, language (yup, I have square eyes),and theater
  96. Re: New Canadian perfume house "Zoologist Perfumes"

    Oh you wacky guys. The Beaver is very interesting (huh?) It is animalic but the castoreum is not as pungent as say Kinski is. This is probably because of the injection of "fresh air" and a light...
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    Re: please delete this thread

    How does one do this? Just asking < :00
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 1, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 30, 2014

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  100. Re: New Canadian perfume house "Zoologist Perfumes"

    The Beaver has landed (with the Rhino & Panda) in my mailbox. Yup, at first sniff the Beav is very dark and animalic(perhaps a bit dirty). Seems suited to the cold weather. Just an initial thought.
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