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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Nope, good guess though! I wondered if someone might guess that one!



    You are correct on that account... Now do you have a guess???? :)
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 16th June 2015

    (((Com Diva)))) and (((Ines))))

    Congrats easyfish!!:beer:

    Zeniba, I'm glad your mail issue resolved quickly! I know exactly how annoying and maddening such things can be, having had many...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    N.Cal, what about Pretty Fruity? Idk if that was already guessed...



    Is this Rosissimo?

    I have a new one, and with a sort of father's day theme! :)

    From the same Daddy
    Mure et Muscís...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    This would be my guess too. :) Telllll us, N.Cal!!!! ;)




    Oooooh, is it Opium???
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I love all of the sync stories! I am syncing in Oro by Cavalli and Theorema will be my evening sync!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 5th June 2015

    Is it really Friday? Finallllly! :) It’s been a busy week, and I wish it were busy with fun things, like planning a tea party, baking cookies for JonR and making little finger sandwiches for...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Ok, I am so *not* caught up with these, so forgive me if I attempt one that was already guessed or repeat a perfume that was already guessed by someone else! I checked what I thought was the last...
  8. Re: CONUS Ostara sample group, a daffodiil soliflore

    Cello, thank you so much for the very kind offer! I would love to try Ostara if you can spare a bit from your sample.

    I had a package *with tracking* go missing very recently, and online it...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 2nd June 2015

    Robin, glad to hear that the dental surgery went well for your daughter. Sounds scary!

    Mike, come over and have some tea and cucumber sandwiches with me in the garden! I have lots of smelly...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Yes! You got it! Congrats! :) :beer:
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 20th May 2015

    ((((cello)))) I am so sorry about Fiasco. I have two very old cats and every morning I wonder if they will be asking for breakfast or not...

    SOTD has been Jasmal. Hope everyone has a good...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Oops, sorry I missed this guess, but that wasn't it.


    I had a few guesses on yours, N.Cal FR!




    Round 15
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Nope, and the "old" comment was referring to the other haiku... Which you got! The "ancient river" haiku was MPG Jardin du Nil! Congrats! :) Sorry that one was so vague!



    Very close!
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    Re: Atomisers, decanting and travel.

    I like to take a good selection of perfumes on trips, and along with the small 5 or 10 ml atomizers (I use types similar to the ones shown from Best Bottles) I also take quite a few tiny 3 ml glass...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Yay! Thanks, but that one was easy... ;)

    I wrote a new one:

    Ruler of the steppes,
    Your horses and your soldiers
    Inspired this scent


    And this old one is still kicking around--...
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    Re: Smelling fragrances on others?

    I am pretty sure that I can accurately identify a fair number of scents that I may encounter on people. I almost never talk to people about their fragrance, unless I happen to know them or already...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Ohh, could it be M. Micallef Emir, or possibly Shah Noor?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Xscent, dahling, yours has me stumped!

    Inside a square case
    count a handful of hours
    gold and white flowers


    Vol de Nuit? Rush? Neither seem right, though... :)
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Oh, I've missed so much haiku action! lol...

    I have a few guesses:

    Round 6

    Green citrus combo
    Summertime in a bottle
    Pleasing, refreshing
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 19th May 2015

    (((Cazaubon))), (((knit))), ((((Ryan's Gf and Ryan))) and (((cello))) too, and hugs for anyone who wants or needs one! I love the psychedelic cat pics! Too cute! :)

    PL, your lilacs must be...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Bingo, bingo, bingo!!!! Great guesses!!!! Congrats you two! :) I am too brain dead today to think of any new guesses on the other haikus. I need the thinking cap and some sleep. :)
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    Re: What should I buy for my mom..?

    +1! This was the first thing that came to mind.
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    Re: Favorite Jasmin

    Hmmm, I agree with Lilybelle and foxbins that Bulgari’s Mon Jasmin series does not strike me as particularly jasmine-y. .. I have not tried the particular flanker that you mention, but the notes...
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    That is so sweet of you to offer, (((cello)))! :kiss: I will be patient a bit longer and report back. I had a different package mailed to my business PO Box, thinking that might be more reliable...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 12th May 2015

    (((Kalli,))) thank you for helping those poor dogs. We need more people like you in the world!!!! Capridog, love the rainbow girls! :)
    Betsy, have you heard of those sticky traps for pantry moths...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    You got it! You're so good at this! :) Is yours Happy? Lol, I seriously doubt it is, but that is all that I can think of right now.



    You are very close! It is a Gardenia species... ;)
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    Re: SOTD Monday 11th May 2015

    Bon voyage, Kewart! SOTD has been Caligna. Hope everyone has a good evening! :)
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    I have been eagerly checking my mailbox but no Ostara for me yet! I have not given up hope though. A few parcels I have had mailed to me with tracking actually show "delays" and it seems like USPS...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Sorry I haven’t had time to post back in a bit! :( But lookie here, Xscent has managed to correctly guess Violet Blonde in the meanwhile! :) Good job with that one!!!! :beer: That was probably...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I didn’t get to post last week, but I synced in tuberose scented solidarity! (Mumsy, that tuberose concrete sounds absolutely dreamy!!!) The sync last week made me I want to wear some of the...
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    Re: The 30 Roses Appreciation Thread

    Truly an inspiration! (And I don’t say that lightly!) 30 Roses, thank you for being a wonderful model of the goodness possible in humans. Your boundless kindness, wisdom, generosity, good humor,...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 9th May 2015

    (((Knit))) Sending you lots of big hugs!!!! Don’t forget to take care of yourself too! (((PL))) hugs for you too. I bet taking care of that case of man flu didn’t help your own immunity much! ...
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Why doesn't Google just make happy glasses?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Does this sort of pain create a natural chiaroscuro in the portraits of our lives, adding dark contrast to enhance the bright joys, or does it subsume all pleasure and happiness?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    I have a new one:

    Sounds like a shampoo
    to tame brassy notes in hair.
    Purple flowers, musk.

    :)
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Even if any bonded and insured courier would suffice, is it ultimately a futile folly to seek such measurements from science or technology, or can these sorts of studies truly delve into the...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Yes, indeed, Missylee, you are correct! Congrats, you got it!!!! :) Yay!!!!!! :)

    I loved your last haiku-- so beautiful and evocative!

    The gentle wind blows
    The fields sway beneath the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th April 2015

    SOTD is The Pour un Ete, which was really fitting as it was 90F today! Ugh, too hot for this time of year, and certainly not helping with the drought.
    I may just have to join in the vintage...
  39. Re: Favorite Spring Florals- what are yours?

    Awww, shucks! You guys are too, too sweet! :kiss:



    Lol, I had the same thought the other day as I surveyed my tomatoes in the garden! Really a great spring and summer scent... :thumbup:

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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th April 2015

    Happy Tuesday to everyone!

    PerfumedLady, that is one lucky little boy, having you as an Auntie! :) ((((((squeeeee! more hugs for you!))))) :)

    Xscent, have you tried Rosine's Rose d'Ete? ...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Good guesses, but not the ones I had in mind. :) The first has a fruity note and leathery note that can also come from a flower! So that may give you an idea as to the flower and the type of stone...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    Hullloooo, (((((( PerfumedLady! )))))) So glad to see you here!
    SOTD is Eau de Camille. Hope everyone has a wonderful evening!
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    Ooooh, I would love to hear about your thoughts on this one and in comparison to other narcissus scents you are sampling! :bath:
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Whoo hoooo!!!! :laugh:
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Quite incredible-- 100,000+ posts! Congratulations! :beer: I am a little late to this party, but ****** Thank You ****** for contributing such consistently congenial and cultured, educated and...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Could this be Paris Seychelles in the pretty blue bottle?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Wow, Kiliwia you are amazing!!!! Great job figuring so many of them out!!! :)



    Good guess, but not it! Here is hint you may have missed: The last line refers to a part of the name! :)


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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    :birthdays: Happy Birthday, Teardrop! :birthdays: It sounds like you are having a wonderful day!

    ErinK, I like the idea of a winey smiley too!

    And special felicitations for hednic! ...
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    What a fun thread!!! I just adore florals, and especially good soliflores that remind me of my garden while I am cooped up behind a computer or stuck indoors! Although I love them in any season,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Foustie, I agree! I am surprised that there were not more people syncing this week! I am syncing in Joy parfum, I think from the 60’s.
    Lol, mumsy! I often wish I could train my pets to dig new...
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    Hi again! I have a few more reviews, and I have had fun reading this thread! Akahina, I did have a similar situation with the sample labels showing a slight smudging, but it did not seem like they...
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    Thank you 30Roses and Jimmie! 30Roses, that is so kind of you to think of me! :kiss:
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    Re: skin problem

    I don't know if you are even going to check this, but you should really see a doctor. Hyperpigmentation can be caused by a number of factors, including some significant medical issues related to...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Yay, finallllly! ;) See, give me enough hints and I can figure *anything* out! LOL!!!!!!! :rolleyesold:
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    Oh, this sounds right up my alley if it is not claimed yet. :) I have a variety of samples that I need to post up, and I have been meaning to do that for months! Eeek!
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Nooo... but I had considered that as a possible guess for your green floral scent haiku! lol! It was not green enough, so I scratched it from my list. :) The last line should be a big hint. ;) ...
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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Ooohhh, Kumquat, thank you for sharing such beautiful photos! Such gorgeous selection of flowers! I especially love that lovely pheasant's eye narcissus; it always seems so fitting that the latin...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Here is a new haiku inspired by a fragrance marketed for men, but one of my favorites! ;)

    Rose, geranium
    Herbs, moss, earth, blend underfoot
    Ancient river flows.
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Ok, well, I am fixated on Giorgio Armani… Could it be Armani Code Turquoise for Men, Eau d’Aromes, or Code Summer pour Homme????



    I’m not coming up with too many guesses on this one, although...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    (((RHM,))) hope you feel better!

    Asha and Vernona, thank you for info and impressions on Santal Carmin. I will have to keep an eye open for that one whenever I make it over to Scentbar...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Hehehe... I was trying to cook up one for a "male" scent too! ;)
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    I'm sure someone somewhere has written a Ph.D. thesis on Reefer Madness. LOL! ;)





    IDK, it may just be my proud Teutonic blood, (LOL! just throwing in another stereotype, really) but I...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I am sorry I couldn't sync yesterday! I had a professional banquet/dinner thing to attend, and really needed something nice and reliable. :) However, I was thinking of actually trying my sample of...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Oh, BTW, this was entirely undeserved praise, as your first guess and Kiliwia’s subsequent hint gave it away for me! But thank you!!! :) I do appreciate the compliment! :coolold:



    Hmmm. ...
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    Hello! Apologies for not updating here sooner! I have the samples boxed up and ready to go to Dorje next. I will mail them on Monday. I hope I have not been too slow! I wanted to give special...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    YAY!!!! You got it! Congrats! I saw that you were wearing PC the other day and hoped my ridiculous haiku might come to mind. :) Poor Ms. Estee bore the brunt of my unflattering poetic license,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    :birthdays: Happy Birthday, Ryan! Hope you and your brother both have a wonderful day! :birthdays:

    (((Kiliwia))) and (((ErinK))). Erin, wouldn't it be nice to have an auto reply to such...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Good guess, but that's not it! The one I am thinking of is sold for women, but it is one that plenty of men seem to like. :)



    This was a great job! Congrats! I would never have guessed that,...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 12th April 2015

    Good Sunday to all! Belated congrats to Kiliwia on the post milestone!

    It's a lazy day after a few late nights and fun! I did make a small array of Japanese foods for lunch and we just had...
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Is the idiom "It takes one to know one" too common to use in response? ;) And may I bid you good night, as my sweet bf has served me a delightful bowl of ice cream?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    How could I possibly deserve such a kind compliment?
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    An excess of consideration for others is probably the best, but doesn't it seem sad to leave all attempts at humor to comedians?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Isn't technology amazing, yet also frustrating in that personal tone, gesture and such are missing and there is often an annoying and additionally confusing time lag?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Sadly, doesn't that seem like the usual outcome?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Doesn't it seem difficult to accomplish that successfully without causing further confusion?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Alas, how can we navigate the vagaries inherent to the human condition with good humor and aplomb?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Certainly the mind can be boggled by many things online-- however isn't it also confusing how a qualified statement can cause personal offense?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Aren't idioms cuddly, whereas archaic language, large words and bad grammar are repugnant to most?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Indeed! Should we be happy that irony is not contagious in general?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Coins are fabulous, but the tooth fairy only brought me silver ones; am I the only one who finds the Lion King avatar and lack of knowledge of the Pahlavi dynasty somehow ironic?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Ugh, sorry to post again, I had posting issues... lol...






    LOL! Yes, I often have beer envy! Although an excellent guess, the scent that inspired me was not the perfume, Envy. So here...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Hiiiii Xscent!!!! :) :vrolijk_26:




    AHHHHH HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAa! It is clearly Musc Ravageur! J/k. I can't think of anything right now, but I will think on it more with that in mind....
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    May I sidestep the existential questions and other queries due to the effects of alcohol, and instead offer to accept any gold coins, even those commemorating tragic former monarchs?
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    Happy Birthday Cazaubon!

    Long day and it’s finally beer o’clock for me—B(s)OTD are Prairie Moon First Peach Ale, a decent grocery store find, and Leffe Blonde. ;) SOTD has been Sensuous,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Hmmm... I think some family members and my bf would view my entire collection as the manifestation of a hoarding problem... LOL!
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Route du Vetiver
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Aren't there philosophers who are better able to address such questions, or do they just create more questions in the end?
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Doesn't this assume that the individual will know that he or she needs a counselor to find the right counselor?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Sounds good! What about you, Mr. N.Cal Fragrance Reviewer, my fellow Californian? :)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhiCFdWeQfA
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Will an individual who doesn't know himself or herself well enough to choose a few courses to study be able to select a counselor who can provide the most helpful advice?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Eh, not really... :/ Does anyone else want to guess??? My last guess for now is Samsara although that seems like a stretch.

    BTW, I have a few crummy haikus up there somewhere that no one has...
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Can someone help the individual if he or she cannot choose that which is most suitable or beneficial?
  93. Re: CONUS We need more members! Sample Pass M/F: Penhaligon's Trade Routes

    Well, I finally wrote up my Levantium review, lol! Better late than never I suppose... ;)

    Levantium

    For me, this was probably the most enjoyable of the sample pass perfumes. It was not a...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    That sounds really scary, Shades! Stay safe!

    (Erin), I hope things only improve now! We're house twins! My SOTD is Madhat Embers. We had some wonderful rain last night and today was cool...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Alrighty, how about L'Heure Bleue?
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Essenza di Zegna
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    Re: Fragrance sisters

    Oh, yes, Cinnabar and Opium do seem related! I have never tried George Sand, and have had it in mind for a blind buy, but now I really want it! lol... :)
    I thought of two more: MPG Bahiana and...
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Is it possible that these cruel realities might facilitate or expedite one's induction into the school of hard knocks and thereby promote education?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Thank you! :kiss:



    How could I mind? The more the merrier, I say... :) I only hope my jibber jabber and horrible haikus have not been repellent to others! :undecided: I should work on...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    Everyone smells wonderful as usual! I hope everyone had a good day... SOTD has been Carbone de Balmain and I think SOTE will be something soothing and quiet, after I take a nice hot bath... maybe...
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