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    Re: Any fresh Montales?

    Vetiver des Sables might work.
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    Re: Barneys Dallas alternative

    4510 is probably the best alternative now. Thomas, the best SA from Barneys, is now at 4510. They currently carry Malle, Diptyque, Nasomatto, Arquiste, Olfactive Studio, Escentric Molecules and some...
  3. Re: Headed to Dallas (from Miami) for the next two days...will make a stop at Barney's North Park

    Definitely spend some time with Thomas at Barneys, even if you don't have anything in particular you know you want to smell. He is passionate about fragrances and is always willing to spend as much...
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    Re: best vetiver citrus for summer?

    MPG Racine, definitely.
  5. Thread: Phoenix, Az

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    Re: Phoenix, Az

    Andylama is no shill. Thanks for the review. I wish I still lived in AZ so I could visit the Perfume Shoppe there. And yes, WINNING's (only) 2 posts are strange.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Just curious: what are the samples in the little round bottles lined up near the back?
  7. Re: My Huge John Paul Gautier Collection In Pictures

    Thanks, Pigasus. Yes, the pictures are mine and from my collection. I'm sure they were originally posted on here in one of the various "Post a picture of your collection" threads. Weird.



    Not...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Haven't posted anything here in a while, so I thought I'd do an update of my recent acquisitions from the past month or two.
    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/6585913121_447b6c5326_z.jpg

    Serge...
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    Re: Best smoky vetiver fragrance poll

    Sycomore.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT July 2011

    Taking advantage of the sale at L'Artisan:
    La Haie Fleurie (du Hameau)
    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5275/5893206798_f727f329f3.jpg
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    Re: How do you pronounce "Thierry Mugler"?

    I think it's because TM is Alsatian and the name Mugler is more Germanic in origin than it is French.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    I went to Dallas this past weekend for a sniffathon and splurge and picked up two bottles that had been on my wishlist for quite some time: Bigarade Concentree and Vetiver Tonka (and a nice selection...
  13. Re: Reasonably Priced Niche Perfumes - Your Faves

    Ineke fragrances are a good deal for niche. They cost around $89, I think, for 75ml. Field Notes From Paris is a favorite of mine.
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    Re: Limited edition bottles of Le Male.

    Here are the limited edition summer bottles of Le Male starting with the first in 1998. I made one of these a few years ago, but it needed updating!
    There are a lot of other, non-summer limited...
  15. Have Guerlain Vetiver and Vetiver Extreme been repackaged?

    I haven't posted on here in a while, but I just noticed these for sale on a website and I'd never seen them before and I'm curious:

    ...
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    Re: Sweet Vetiver?

    Vetiver Tonka is the first thing that comes to mind. A less popular one could be Vetiver Ambrato by Bois 1920. It starts off a little bit dryer, but sweetens significantly as it develops. I really...
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    Re: Creed Royal Warrants

    I don't really speak Spanish at all, but I had some free time so I tried to decipher as much of the image as I could and then translate it with the help of Google. I hope someone else with more...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday August 10, 2010

    Today I'm wearing L'Eau d'Epices by Tauer Perfumes.
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    Re: Today I Bought: August 2010

    My recently acquired bottles:
    Ineke Field Notes From Paris
    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme Sport
    Guerlain Homme EdP Intense

    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4075/4821988065_d791a36c16.jpg...
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    Re: Most Favorite/Least Favorite: Hermessence

    My top three favorites of the Hermessences are all bunched up closely together fighting for the number one spot. They are Vetiver Tonka, Ambre Narguile, and Vanille Galante. If I'm forced to pick...
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    Re: Today I Bought: August 2010

    Oh! This is on my wishlist. Did you find it online? I've been having a hard time finding it.
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    Re: Fragrances of Etat Libre d'Orange

    Of those I've tried, Jasmin et Cigarette is my favorite by far.
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    Re: top 5 niche companies?

    It's difficult picking the top 5, but this list will work for today:

    The Different Company - Sel de Vetiver
    Frederic Malle - Bigarade Concentree
    Amouage - Jubilation XXV
    Tauer Perfumes - Une...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: July 2010

    My new bottle of Floris - Night Scented Jasmine arrived and it's already making friends with my bottle of Floris Vetiver. :)

    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4081/4813488784_7e17779443_z.jpg
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    Re: Best Tauer EXCEPT l'AdDM

    Une Rose Chypree is my favorite with L'AdDM coming in second to it. I'm very interested in trying his new Carillon Pour un Ange and Une Rose Vermeille.
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    Re: Prada Infusion d'Iris EDT

    I don't know, I'm excited about it. As long as it isn't just a lighter version of the original, that is. The notes listed sound pretty different from the original so I'm optimistic. So far I have...
  27. Re: I think I just went temporarily insane... ( Vetiver Content )

    I can definitely relate to this. :)

    But what about Sel de Vetiver? Sycomore? Vetiver Tonka? Vetiver pour Elle? The path down vetiver road is long and fragrant.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: July 2010

    Thanks to a good sale, a great basenoter, and another wonderful friend, my newest acquisitions are two bottles of vintage juice Rose Poivree from The Different Company. I think 500ml is pretty much a...
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    These sound like great ideas! I would like to be able to add items to my wardrobe multiple times so that I could specify different concentrations (EdT, EdP, etc) or different vintages of the same...
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    Re: Sycomore by chanel

    Same here! Although I might be tempted by some others if they are in fact going to be offering 100ml bottles.
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    Re: Vetiver (1978) by l'artisan parfumeur

    I once had an almost heart attack when I saw the L'Artisan Parfumeur page on The Perfume House's website:...
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    Re: Vetiver (1978) by l'artisan parfumeur

    I've looked everywhere for this with no luck. I've had an Ebay alert set up for the past year or more, and none have come up for sale.
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    Poll: Re: Can a 24 y/o wear Guerlains L'Instant?

    Absolutely. I am a few years older but wouldn't have had a problem wearing it at 24. It's also one of the only fragrances in my wardrobe about which I've gotten direct compliments from people. And...
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    Re: Today I Bought: JUNE 2010

    I love this stuff! I am on the verge of buying it but trying to cut back on the new bottles for a little bit. I'll probably get it anyway! :) I hope you enjoy it.
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    Re: Today I Bought: JUNE 2010

    I've been treating myself to some random stuff so far this month, including some very nice shower gels.
    It's a whole lotta Prada:
    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4035/4686803006_34120f6032.jpg
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    Re: Loving Fou d'Absinthe by L'Artisan

    Good! I'm glad you're enjoying it. I was hoping you would after your Absynthe review. :)
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, June 7, 2010

    First time trying out: Fragile EdP by Francis Kurkdjian (Jean-Paul Gaultier).
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    Re: Mint fragrances ?

    I don't know if it should really be classified as a mint fragrance, but I think Vetiver eau Glacee (Vetiver Frozen) by Guerlain has a very refreshing minty/menthol blast to it. Since you're looking...
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    Re: Looking for crisp citrus vetiver

    Racine by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier would be perfect for this I think.
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    Re: Rejected on the Malle sample request

    Yes, and it's $25 per three samples, so if you order four it's $50 for "shipping." I would hope that they might change this sometime soon now that they have a boutique in NYC and there's no reason...
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    Re: Packaging and the sales price...

    They do look somewhat plain, however the photos jrd4t took for his blog made it look rather beautiful I thought. I really like the brushed metal cap. What I wouldn't like is that you apparently have...
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    Re: Which is the best "amber" perfume?

    There are so many, but my favorite at the moment would have to be Ambre Narguile. There are many that people have listed above that I still have yet to smell, so that could change.
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    Poll: Re: Favorite/Best Citrus Fragrance?

    Of what is listed, I voted Bigarade Concentree.
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    Re: S o t D- Thursday, 27th May 2010

    Hermes Vanille Galante (Jean-Claude Ellena)
  45. Re: >----------------------------------Patchouli Club----------------------------------

    My favorite for now is Bois 1920 Real Patchouly.
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    Poll: Re: Favorite/Best Vetiver?

    Well, I voted Sycomore. I've tried them all except for the Givenchy, and I would definitely like to try that soon. It came down to a choice between Guerlain and Chanel for me, and Sycomore just won...
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    Re: The Different Company De Bachmakov

    Count me in as another fan of TDC, so a new fragrance from them is always exciting news in my opinion. According to Nathan Branch who got to try it recently on his trip to Paris, it's exclusive to...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition IV

    It's been a while since I posted my collection, but was feeling too lazy to photograph everything. I decided just to show the bottles I've acquired since the last time I posted in these threads...
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    Re: Do you enjoy blind buying?

    I don't think I enjoy blind buying, but I have certainly done it a number of times. This usually happens if something is available cheaply online but not readily available in department stores to...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2010

    Today I received a nice little package from Switzerland containing my new bottle of Une Rose Chyprée by Tauer Perfumes.

    I also purchased Andy's new "Teaser Set" of samples, which was recently...
  51. Thread: Iris Gris?

    by jwpianoboe
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    Re: Iris Gris?

    I don't know much about it but I remember reading this article about it a few months ago:

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2010/01/a_us_version_of_jacques_fath_i.html
  52. Re: My New Found love - Miller Harris. Your Favorites from this line?

    I don't own any bottles, but I've enjoyed almost everything I've tried from Miller Harris. My favorites for now seem to be Fleurs de Sel and Terre de Bois. I also agree that Figue Amere is a very...
  53. Re: Field Notes from Paris by Ineke: Tobacco, patchouli and vanilla

    I'm glad to hear that you went for it. Field Notes will definitely be my second Ineke bottle at some point in the future. :)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition IV

    Great collection! I really like seeing all the Jardins together like that. :thumbsup:
  55. Re: Serge Lutens Exclusive Collector Set - Santal de Mysore & Féminité du Bois

    Actually, it looks like their USA site is up and running. I know they've been saying "coming soon" but it looks like it's there now. The Collector Set doesn't seem to be listed though.
    ...
  56. Re: Cologne du Parfumeur by Guerlain - New Fragrance

    According to this Perfume Shrine article about the new Cologne du Parfumeur, all of the Guerlain eaux are being rebottled with the names of their creators to match the new one.
  57. Re: How to properly dispose of fragrance? (i.e. Bogart Pour Homme)

    I had to look up the Will it Blend guy. Awesome suggestion! :D
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    I'm very curious about this as well. I hope Cairo will be able to let us know their names.
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    I’m still working my way through my samples so here are some thoughts on a few more of them. There have been really great reviews so far, and I am much less experienced in putting my thoughts on...
  60. Re: Field Notes from Paris by Ineke: Tobacco, patchouli and vanilla

    I really like Field Notes from Paris and will probably buy it in the future. I think it's definitely unisex, and Ineke agrees on her FAQ page.

    One suggestion that I would make is to purchase the...
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    I'm sorry I haven't posted much in here yet. After I received my samples, I had a house guest in town from out of state for a week. I'm just now starting to get back on track with everything,...
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    Re: Moving My Perfumes to the US?

    I moved not too long ago and, although it wasn't an international move, I still had a lot of questions about the best way to move my collection. I agree about taking some of the more expensive ones...
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    Re: Missed Milestone

    Congratulations on the 4,000 milestone Jaime. I always enjoy reading your posts and I hope there are 4,000 more. :)
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    I received my samples yesterday and I'm very excited to start smelling them! Thank you cairomerta! I did a quick sniff of 17/17 Homme because of what you said about it. Normally I don't consider...
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    Re: Orange Star by Tauer Perfumes

    Thanks for posting this. Considering the fact that it's a complete redesign of the packaging, I was bracing myself for a larger price increase. I'm pleasantly surprised, and I can't wait to try it.
  66. Re: Your recent experiences with Scentiments.com?

    I recently made my first purchase through scentiments and it went well. I purchased something that was a limited edition from 2007 and the site said it was in stock, but I was anticipating it...
  67. Re: Prada Milano Infusion d´Homme vs Prada Amber

    I like both, but prefer Infusion d'Homme.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: April 2010

    Today I'm the proud owner of my very first Serge Lutens fragrance! I took the plunge for Vetiver Oriental after hearing a few people mention that it's getting more difficult to find in the spray...
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    Re: Madame Sousatzka

    Welcome, Ursula.

    I used to love watching this movie when I was younger and I even bought a stuffed octopus to keep on the piano. :) I need to see it again.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday 7th April 2010

    Today is a first sampling of Orris Noir from Ormonde Jayne.
  71. Re: Am I the only one who is not impressed by Cartier?

    I guess I'm a fan of Cartier. I own and enjoy Roadster and also really like the Declarations and Must Pour Homme. I haven't tried several of the others yet. I'm not a big fan of the fact that there...
  72. Re: The top 3 best fragrance houses in your opinion

    Based on the houses with the most bottles in my collection it would be:

    1) Hermes
    2) Guerlain
    3) Jean-Paul Gaultier

    If I opened it up to the fragrances I've sampled and would purchase when...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: April 2010

    Today I received my bottle of Ineke - Evening Edged In Gold. I don't see a lot of discussion about Ineke fragrances on here, but some of them are really great. I plan on getting a bottle of Field...
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    Re: Prada Infusion de Vetiver

    Thanks for posting the link, Mike. That review reassures me a little bit. I'm also a big fan of Infusion d'Homme so if it really is IdH with amped up vetiver, then I think I will enjoy it.

    Now,...
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    Re: New Tauer flacons

    Very nice! I have been wanting to see them. I also really liked the mini-review of Orange Star in the second link. Thanks for finding them, Matthew.
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    Re: Who here wears cologne to bed?

    I do this a lot. I have even sprayed my pillows before
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    Re: BMM10: 3/26 Game 61

    Congratulations! :)
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    Re: Why Do Women Decline Creed?

    I wonder how much time you spent in coming up with your proclamation that the women here don't discuss Creed. I did a quick search and there were 99 threads with 'Creed' in the title in the Male...
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    Re: Pure Malt Re-Release?

    I have had only good customer service from Melisa as well. My guess is that they are indeed overwhelmed or have just very recently changed the free sample policy. There have been several Youtube...
  80. Poll: Re: BMM10: 3/23 Game 58 (Eau Sauvage vs. L'Air Du Desert Marocain)

    Go L'Air!
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    Re: New Fragrance: Diptyque Vetyverio

    Oooh, thanks for posting it. That sounds wonderful so far.
  82. Re: Acier Aluminum: love the destination, hate the journey

    I think you have made your extreme dislike of Creed plainly clear in this and many other threads. It is when you drift off-topic into politics and bizarre cultural stereotypes that I begin to wish...
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    Re: Something new, DEATH smells..

    So you're labeling them as "currently for old people." It's not that much of a difference.
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    Re: Which Carven Vetiver to buy?

    Just to complicate things a little more, there is also the newest "Le Vetiver" from Carven which is an Eau de Parfum.
    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4037/4451026141_d3d3bddf46_o.jpg

    It was...
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    Re: looking for new vetiver

    I would also vote for Sel de Vetiver. It's one of my favorite vetivers and fairly unique.
  86. Re: RIP Béatrice Piquet, creator of L'Instant PH

    Thank you for sharing the news. She was far too young.
    I was a fan of L'Instant PH from my first sniff. I will always have it in my wardrobe.
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday, 20th March 2010

    Sampling today: Amouage - Lyric Man
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    Re: Voyage d'Hermes in stores !

    Ahh! I'm so excited because the nicest friend ever surprised me today with a visit from the fedex man and a package containing:
    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4044/4443203301_5643df05f7.jpg


    The...
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    Re: Today I bought - March 2010

    It's flanker time!
    My two bottles so far this month:
    Guerlain - Vetiver Extreme 125ml
    Jean-Paul Gaultier - Gaultier2 Eau d'Amour 60ml
    ...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne 1 Million version for women?

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2010/03/paco_rabanne_to_launch_feminin.html

    In July.
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    Re: Post the picture of a perfumer.

    Daniela Andrier:
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2769/4441699172_e64752a389_o.jpg

    Creator of:
    Guerlain - Angelique Noire
    Gucci - Rush for Men
    Gucci - Envy for Men
    Zegna - Zegna Intenso...
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    Re: My first nausea fragrance: 1 Million.

    Apparently they are this summer:
    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2010/03/paco_rabanne_to_launch_feminin.html
  93. Re: MKK (Muscs Koublai Khan) now at Lucky Scent!

    yay! :)
  94. Thread: Any takers?

    by jwpianoboe
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    Re: Any takers?

    Hah. He or she is also selling an EMPTY 2.5oz bottle of le male for 79.90 "for collectors."
    ...
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    Re: Detroit = fragrance free in the workplace

    This relates only to city employees, true. However, I do not think that this should be interpreted as a suggestion rather than prohibition. The specific wording is:

    Our goal is to be sensitive to...
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    Re: Akon Konvict

    I couldn't stop myself from laughing at "Each handcuff contains..."

    Personally, I wouldn't want to have so many prison references mixed in with my "special night" for which this fragrance is...
  97. Thread: March GQ

    by jwpianoboe
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    Re: March GQ

    It was a good short article I thought. (Written by Chandler Burr, btw.)
    I liked that it mentioned Fat Electrician by ELDO. :)
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    Re: Gaultier2 - Is It Too Feminin For You?!

    Coincidentally, I just purchased a bottle of the Eau d'Amour (EdT) on beautyencounter
    http://www.beautyencounter.com/3423470860504.html

    It is pretty hard to find and I think there have been a...
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    Re: Voyage d'Hermes in stores !

    There's also a new review of it here:
    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2010/03/perfume_review_of_voyage_by_he.html
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 10th March 2010

    Amouage - Jubilation XXV
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