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  1. Re: How can you tell how much fragrance is remaining in solid bottles?

    Shake it,baby,shake it!
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    檀香 tan xiang is sandalwood scent or perfume in...

    檀香 tan xiang is sandalwood scent or perfume in incense use, and 沉香 chen xiang is the agarwood scent. I saw at least a dozen businesses trading in agarwood chips and larger agarwood pieces, but...
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    I saw one statue of Guan yin about a foot high of...

    I saw one statue of Guan yin about a foot high of sandalwood, reddish hue, and a noticeable scent. Starting price, 150000 yuan! I also found a chopstick maker that uses sandalwood ( it is apparently...
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    Sorry re-re-post!

    Sorry re-re-post!
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    Sorry re-post!

    Sorry re-post!
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    Oil is also available, but a bit more hit and...

    Oil is also available, but a bit more hit and miss. One was definitely a blend with a patchouli at the base, the other was very petrolly initially but smoothed out into something creamy and deep. I...
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    Hello there, I haven't posted in a while, but I...

    Hello there, I haven't posted in a while, but I have been keeping an eye on this thread and all your comments. I am living in Guangzhou in China now, and I have to tell you this place is coming down...
  8. Al Qurashi seems to have closed their London...

    Al Qurashi seems to have closed their London outlet due to recession and poor sales. I saw an article where they mentioned that the downturn was affecting sales, and then I tried to phone them last...
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    Incense smoke is supposed to feed the pretas or...

    Incense smoke is supposed to feed the pretas or 'hungry ghosts' in Buddhist tradition. Shamans use the tobacco smoke to drive off evil spirits in South America and Africa, and in Voudoun it is an...
  10. Let the guy alone! You sound like a bunch of...

    Let the guy alone! You sound like a bunch of picky queens at a 50 year old's coming out party!! Hiss and snipe! I think this is a very brave venture and english/sminglish, language is always...
  11. Sounds superb, would love to try it!

    Sounds superb, would love to try it!
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    I am going to try and purchase some musk grains...

    I am going to try and purchase some musk grains when I am there. I am assuming that a TCM herbalist would carry them. Does anyone know if ambergris and agarwood are also in the Chinese Pharmacopeia?
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    Sorry guys, I should explain that I have been...

    Sorry guys,
    I should explain that I have been following the board without posting, as i had very little to post about and was looking forward to this parcel. And the bit about the language...
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    I had been waiting on a parcel from...

    I had been waiting on a parcel from paradiseperfumes.com in Canada, was really excited about ,and guess what, it never turned up!!
    Eventually got a refund thanks to paypal. What was disturbing about...
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    Re: Scents that smell like forest?

    Yatagan,yatagan,yatagan!!
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    Re: Michael Jackson's favorite cologne was?

    Duck Butter!
  17. Re: Customs & Canada Post "Destroyed" My Bois d'Orage!

    I have had a bad experience with Canadian post and customs as well. I ordered some Oud and oil perfumes from paradise perfumes based in Canada way back in April, and didnt recieve them at all. Lucky...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    I think I spy Ajmal AA Musk Ghazelle on the top row! Nice one!
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    I spy Ajmal AA Musk Ghazelle on the top row! Nice one!
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    I was gifted a kodo set from a company in Japan I...

    I was gifted a kodo set from a company in Japan I did some work for, a few years back. I knew it was something special when I saw the look on the interpreter's face. She told me that Baieido was the...
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    Re: Creed Or Bond No 9

    Neither. Creed used to smell good, when I was younger and thought that the more you spent,the better the scent! Bond No.9 just doesn't float any of my boats. Weren't they the firm that were trying to...
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    Re: long lasting perfume?

    Ajmal AA Musk Ghazelle.
    Lasts forever. You think it has worn off, then whiff, back again.
  23. Re: So does Art of Shaving Sandalwood edt has real Mysore Sandalwood?

    If they say it it must be true!
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    Mr P,is this the Baieido set you are referring to?

    Mr P,is this the Baieido set you are referring to?
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    Found an interesting article about the oudh...

    Found an interesting article about the oudh 'journey'. Nicely written as well.
    http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200006/the.hidden.history.of.scented.wood.htm
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    Re: Montales - extra oil or not?

    Thanks again, Trebor!
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    Re: Montales - extra oil or not?

    Thanks for that, they seem generous given the price of oudh oil in other outlets. Do they run a sample programme? I have no other way of getting samples to try before hand here in Ireland. You e-mail...
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    Re: Montales - extra oil or not?

    How much extra do they charge to put in the extra oudh oil? From these posts I am interested in purchasing either the Black Aoud or the Royal Aoud.
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    Re: statistical analysis of fragrance notes

    The Wordle programme is fantastic! I have just pasted in a couple of end of year essays and the results are perfect for mind mapping! Thanks for the tip.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Thanks for that. Scary site, not much information at all except the chemical breakdown of every oil on offer. I think i will hold off a while and continue watching you guys argue about the best...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Can you tell me where you bought this oil? The faecal scares me,and this sounds good and a fantastic quantity for the price!
  32. Re: The most masculine fragrance you have tried?

    1/ AA Musk Ghazelle.
    2/ Yatagan
    3/ Kouros
    4/ Azzaro por Homme
    5/ Signoricci (2)
    The Musk Ghazelle is hairier than the rest put together!
  33. Re: The most masculine fragrance you have tried?

    1/ AA Musk Ghazelle.
    2/ Yatagan
    3/ Kouros
    4/ Azzaro pour Homme
    5/ Signoricci (2)
    The Musk Ghazelle is hairier than the rest of the list put together!
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    Re: Fragrance snobbery

    If you reread the thread, as I have done three times now .you will see that remark stands out with insensitivity. I stand by what I see and said.



    Attorney, I have already provided an...
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    Re: Fragrance snobbery

    Don't care what position he is coming from, he needs to choose his words more carefully.
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    Re: Fragrance snobbery

    That's not snobbery , that's racism!
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    Re: Fragrance snobbery

    Tell me my eyes are playing tricks here?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Hmmm. Contradiction methinks! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Emmmmm!
  40. Re: Men, which fragrances marketed to women do you wear

    Straight, married, middle aged, with kids and living in a minor town in Ireland. I regularly wear Jicky, Helmut Lang Eau de Parfum (Yeah, the woman's one!), Pamplelune, Le Feu d'Issey, Bandit and...
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    If you go further through the website you come...

    If you go further through the website you come across erection oil from the fat of leeches!! Wonder what te smell of that is like? They sell deer musk which is what initially caught my eye, and then...
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    Has anybody tried any of the products on offer. I...

    Has anybody tried any of the products on offer. I mean the oud oils, not the more bizarre items!

    http://stores.ebay.com/MINGCHINA_W0QQcolZ2QQdirZQ2d1QQfsubZ0QQftidZ2QQpZ2QQtZkm
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    Re: Musks,Ambergris and almost Oud!!

    I tried a spot of Ambergris White over a dot of Oud Royale . The oud came through in about 4 hours or so. The Ambergris on the other untouched wrist shone for about 5 hours or so. I must admit I...
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    Re: I have a bottle of pure Deer Musk

    I would be up for a carded sample.PM me
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    Re: Leather scents, I am a bit confused

    It's the crack of the whip, people!

    Do none of you remember the Velvet Underground's 'Venus in Furs'. That sums up leather fragrances for me!
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Wow the King Fahed Blend is 650 for 3 mls. This way madness lies!
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    Re: Musks,Ambergris and almost Oud!!

    This is one of those subjective areas, that there will never be consensus I'm afraid. I see the AA Musk Ghazelle as unavowedly male for the effects that it brings about, subtle and not so subtle! The...
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    Re: Musks,Ambergris and almost Oud!!

    Thanks for the encouragement, its hard to describe the tone and texture of a scent,never mind discerning individual notes. As I said I have a skin that eats scents, old school powerhouses suit me...
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    Musks,Ambergris and almost Oud!!

    Received most of my packages last Monday and have spent the rest of the week sampling, sniffing, smelling good and not so good! First off, none of the two musks are in anyway comparable to the Ajmal...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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    How is the oil packaged and was the postal...

    How is the oil packaged and was the postal expensive?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    I have been following this posting for approximately a month now. I have learnt an incredible amount, have been advised and sourced some wonderful scents, and have felt privileged to witness a...
  53. Re: Nightcap fragrance: Do you wear a fragranc to bed?

    Ajmal AA Indian Musk Ghazelle;)!!
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    Re: Agarscents Bazaar

    Check out Abubakr-al Misky's posts. He has a real knowledge of perfume oils and oud in particular, and he is extremely modest about his grasp of all aspects of this area. You will learn a lot. Just...
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    Re: Agarscents Bazaar

    Thanks for your comments. A rethink may be in order! It is something I had kept and to be honest had forgotten about, until I came across it in the back of my wardrobe. I'll have to curb my...
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    Re: Agarscents Bazaar

    Will do. I have some genuine sandalwood oil i was given about 15 years ago. I was thinking of taking the ambergris and grating it with one of those microplane parmesan graters. These are great by...
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    Re: Agarscents Bazaar

    Well, since I have only recently discovered the joys of EBay and web-shopping, I have been spending hand over fist:eek:. I have found someone in Canada from whom I have bought a Black Musk...
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    Re: Agarscents Bazaar

    Thanks, abubakr_al-misky, just the information I was looking for. I have ordered a bottle of the cheaper musk to try. I will let you know how I get on with it.

    Also, I found a UK ebay seller,...
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    Agarscents Bazaar

    Has anybody tried Agarscents Bazaar's:-
    1. Agar Musk Black Attar with Cambodian Agarwood $39 3ml
    2. Agar Musk (Deer) Black with Cambodi Oudh $95 3ml

    The descriptions on both items are...
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    Sticky: Re: Nasty sexy perfumes

    Ajmal AA Musk Ghazelle. The dirtiest perfume I have ever smelled!
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    Poll: Re: How can I be sure if the Creed fragrance I'm buying is real?

    Brilliant Dimitri!!
  62. Re: Ajmal AA Indian Pure Musk Ghazelle. Opinions?

    I have just spent the last couple of days using the A.A.Musk Ghazelle under a healthy smear of Mysore Sandalwood oil. Fantastic combination, it takes a full three hours to peak,sweet creamy and very...
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    Re: Crabtree & Evelyn

    Just tried the Crabtree and Evelyn West Indian Limes yesterday and loved it. Did a spray on the back of my hand as a tester. Thought the usual, citrussy limey ,won't last.......boy was I wrong!...
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    Re: How reliable is Agarscents Bazaar?

    The 70 price I quoted originally came from the Arabian Oud website based in England. Arabian oud are manufacturers,they have both an american and english websites, so if you know where their...
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    How reliable is Agarscents Bazaar?

    I was contemplating buying some oud from this site,but then I noticed that they are selling Arabian Ouds ' 'Woody' perfume for $139. This is around 35 dollars more than on the arabianoud.co.uk site...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Cologne Packaging

    These were sold in sets of two in Ireland ,maybe two years ago. They look like test tubes with a flat bottom. It isn't a fake. They were made to fit a hollow metal travel spray holder. Sounds like...
  67. Re: Ajmal AA Indian Pure Musk Ghazelle. Opinions?

    Cheers Debora!
    First time posting an opinion here. That stuff is incredibly strong. Went to a bar with a girlfriend last night, there was a crowd of us from work, and, I'm not sure if I was actively...
  68. Re: Ajmal AA Indian Pure Musk Ghazelle. Opinions?

    In reply to Buzzlepuff's message this goes brilliantly with Yatagan. I'm getting ready here to go out tonight,sized up my scent shelf,remembered her message about florals and settled on Yatagan. A...
  69. Re: Ajmal AA Indian Pure Musk Ghazelle. Opinions?

    I received my Musk Ghazelle today. Thanks for the smooth and prompt delivery! It is not the musk ghazelle that I remember, the original I had was much more floral and sweet!! This is pure raw sex!!...
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