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    Re: Testing of new forums

    They won't be affected as the forum database is a separate thing to the perfume-specific stuff.

    (this is all a long way off though as I don't have anytime to do anything at the moment..) :(
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    Re: How to fix the order in the wardrobe?

    I've added this thread to my list of things to look at for wardrobe code updating
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    Re: Basenotes Kiss My Ass now at LuckyScent

    You don't need to pay to have a blog. As long as you've been a member for 1 year+ or made 100 posts, you can have a blog here. If you want I can refund your fee, as you don't need it to blog.
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    Re: Basenotes Kiss My Ass

    I've got a bottle reserved at LuckyScent ;)
  5. Re: Scents created in 2015- only half are shown in directory

    fixed
  6. Thread: SOTD Threads

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    Re: SOTD Threads

    I hope it works!
  7. Thread: SOTD Threads

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    SOTD Threads

    The SOTD Threads have a long tradition on Basenotes. They are a fun way to share what you are wearing, and give newcomers the chance to easily make a first post on the site.


    We've always relied...
  8. Re: Bond no.9 give their house cab a Brooklyn inspired makeover

    This is also an article from about 7 years ago, which for some reason didn't have a comment thread attached to it and the system decided to magically create one today. Whoops!
  9. Re: Puig cuts Jean Paul Gaultier's fragrance range down, now licensed transferred

    @Milan SRB According to some sources, looks like FdM is already discontinued :(
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    Re: Problem with SOTD feature

    I'm not sure what caused the first issue, but with the second issue, deleting a SOTD doesn't delete the 'currently wearing' in the forums sadly (its on the todo list)
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    Re: WWD Smell Test now freely accessible online

    Really good news. There needs to be more of this kind of thing in the industry and I'm glad someone with the clout of WWD has the balls to do so.
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    Re: Issues with thread posts updating

    One possibility is that the posts have been deleted since the email was sent?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    This thread will continue here.
  14. Re: It seemed like the site was busier last year. Or is it me?

    Ha! good find!
  15. Re: Basenotes Greatest Fragrances between 1990-2000?

    Here are the top 10 rated fragrances from that period for men/unisex (as you're posting this in men's fragrance forum, I guess that's what you're interested in)

    They're in alphabetical order, but...
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    Re: Basenotes Connection Error Message

    My hosts have done something which should resolve this. Fingers crossed, and apologies. X
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    Re: Basenotes Connection Error Message

    There's been downtime at about 7.45am GMT everyday for a while now, this is due to a maintenance task, but there has been more and more regular downtimes lately. Going to speak to my hosts. Sorry all.
  18. Re: Reputation system and ability to vote on reviews?

    Re: Hearts.

    I've no interest in adding a dislike button. Currently, reviewers can't see who has 'liked' their review or how many likes it has (if any). All the likes do at the moment, is:

    (a)...
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    Re: Beautyspin.com shipping

    They've only been added about a week, shouldda done it earlier! ;)
  20. Re: Veterans please help. First use of term "vintage" on BN?

    There's a bunch of posts on Basenotes pre-2005, which have lost their threads at some point after being converted to 4 different forums over the last 15 years. They are still in the database but...
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    Re: Beautyspin.com shipping

    Beauty Spin is now added to our list of merchants on our shopping pages and directory pages so any purchases you make via those links help fund the site :)
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    Re: What are the real seducers?

    I've deleted some of the 'jokes' on this page.

    And in answer to the question 'What are the real seducers?'.

    There are none. That's not how it works.
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    Re: Does Calvin Klein have any good fragrances ?

    Another vote for CK One Shock

    Also,

    Original CK One
    Calvin if you can find it,
    and I've a soft spot for Contradiction :)
  24. Re: How about an "I Stand With France" SSD on 15 November?

    There's no harm in people wishing to pay their respect by wearing a fragrance. It's a way for some to keep the people of Paris in their thoughts.

    People are killed in tragic and horrendous...
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    I really appreciate everyone’s contributions to this thread.


    One of the issues that has come up is the lack of a wide range of news about different types of fragrance on the front page. I try to...
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    Yep



    Agreed.



    This thread has been really interesting for me, and I really appreciate all the majority of the posts in here. I'm sure there will be changes further down the line in how...
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    Re: Inserting pictures inline - help please

    Fixed your pics in the thread. not sure why it wasnt working
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    So it's okay for women to feel like it's not their house?

    PC isn't a slur. It's about being respectful.
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    Just going to post this in here: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/392882-A-note-on-respect-and-civility
  30. Re: Annoying "Your Flash player Plugin is Outdated" Popup

    Are you (or anyone) still getting it? I've been assured it's been dealt with now (it was an ad code issue), and I've been unable to reproduce it/
  31. Re: Annoying "Your Flash player Plugin is Outdated" Popup

    Okay, this is shit.

    I'll investigate.
  32. Re: Moschino house latest fragrance, Fresh Couture, in cleaning bottle

    UK price update:

    EDT 30ML £37
    EDT 50ML £54
    EDT 100ML £70
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    I think we need some organisation to be honest like kumquat says, but maybe what we have now isn't sufficient?

    Maybe people don't come here to talk about celeb scents as they wouldn't feel welcome...
  34. Re: Burberry to launch My Burberry flanker: My Burberry Black, and partner: Mr. Burberry

    The litre costs $2,000 ;)
  35. Re: LVMH - Which brands do they currently own/ manage ?

    Or... http://www.basenotes.net/brand/lvmh-moet-hennessy-louis-vuitton
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    Re: List of notes from wardrobe

    Hello

    I'm not sure exactly what you mean by this? If you can explain further I may be able to help
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    Incidentally, if you look at the stats on the traffic overall, or the stats on our Facebook page, the actually split of men / women who come to the site is pretty much 50/50.
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    The 'FFD' is a lot less busier than it used to be and now mainly consists of SOTD threads, or men wanting suggestions for their mum / girlfriend etc.

    I don't think the Huddler transition helped,...
  39. Re: Missing Scents in Basenotes Database - your help please

    If it helps Bijou is just CDG 2 in a different bottle
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    Re: Super Scent : The best of Christian Dior

    Oh and don't forget to check out the lists of Candy Perfume Boy and Persolaise.

    http://persolaise.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/super-scent-very-best-of-christian-dior.html...
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    Re: Super Scent : The best of Christian Dior

    DR -- true. I should have said massive for the time...
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    Re: Super Scent : The best of Christian Dior

    @bavard

    this may all look different if we did it in five years time. You never know!
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    Re: Fragrance names as passwords

    Also, I wouldn't recommend typing your actual password into this site (though i'm pretty sure it's legit), you could put in an approximation of it to get an idea of how good or bad it is:
    ...
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    Re: Fragrance names as passwords

    Use a password manager, I've had good experience with 1password -- you can use different passwords for each site that are stupidly long, such as :

    PU6nDz=gFZQpwGAcowqcoWfVYMMjFT
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    Re: Fragrance names as passwords

    Longer is better, rather than using less-common characters :

    http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/password_strength.png
  46. Re: Tapatalk access appears to be down as of 16/10/15

    Ive reinstalled and turned it on again.
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    Re: How to erase our SOTD?

    Go to http://www.basenotes.net/profile.php?do=editprofile

    And where it says : Show SOTD in posts, change to No
  48. Re: Lalique to launch new fragrance : Encre Noire à l'Extrême

    Added details of launch dates for US and France:
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    Tapatalk disabled for the moment

    II'm disabling Tapatalk temporarily as it's causing a bug I can't trace.

    Will update when I've worked out what's happening
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    Re: How much does a niche perfume cost?

    Niche is useless as a term to be honest.

    If we look at the definition of a niche product, it is one that is aimed at a smaller portion of the total market, rather than designed to appeal to the...
  51. Re: Moschino house latest fragrance, Fresh Couture, in cleaning bottle

    @gandhajala

    Nothing on the press release -- I presume its a similar price point to Toy, which is around £80/$130 for 50ml
  52. Re: Moschino house latest fragrance, Fresh Couture, in cleaning bottle

    It very much reminds me of this: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121818.html
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    Re: New Member: 4 questions for you :)

    It looks like all the other things have been answered.

    It's a bit of a bug I've missed, as the system doesn't let you add something to your swap list unless you already own it.

    I'll get this...
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    Re: Testing of new forums

    Yes


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Re: Testing of new forums

    I must admit, the test-import I did went pretty darn smooth with only a few things I need to deal with.

    Blogs/groups are probably not going to be a problem. More concerned about adapting all the...
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    Testing of new forums

    This is an early heads up.

    As mentioned at the start of the year, we’re going to be moving to different software for the forums part of the site. Currently we use vBulletin 4, which doesn’t have a...
  57. Thread: Possible bug

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    Re: Possible bug

    The SOTD wears bug should be fixed now
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    Re: #of Wears in Wardrobe

    Should be fixed now
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    Re: Decant List under Wardrobe

    A bit of a late response, but a work-around for now could be to use the tag system. You could tag all your decants with a suitable tag (such as 'decant'!) and you can then link to the decant page on...
  60. Re: Spoiler Alert! (hiding parts of a post when you quote)

    We'll be moving to a new forum software soon, which supports this out of the box
  61. Thread: Trick or treat

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    Re: Trick or treat

    @cornishlee Thanks. Missed that one. And yes it's an easy thing to check, but also an easy thing to miss ;)
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    Re: Dior Sauvage Explained by François Demachy

    The notes lists are generally provided by marketing departments than the perfumers. Fragrances can contain hundreds of notes, but often only 10-20 are given out.
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    Re: Top 500 Modern Perfumes : The Data

    @cooby if you are logged in, you can see the list in full here: http://www.basenotes.net/spraylists/18-500-greatest-modern-perfumes/page/all
  64. Thread: ...

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    Re: Where I can see the NEW colognes???

    Go to the directory page here: http://www.basenotes.net/fragrancedirectory

    Click Advanced Search.

    Where is says launch, put in 2015

    (or set it for launched after 2014)

    See :
  65. Re: What is your personal top 10 of the actual top 500?

    CK One Shock is surprisingly awesome ;)
  66. Re: possibility to make search engine for reviews.

    I'll add it to my feature requests lists, but no idea as to if and when I'll get time to do it. Sorry!
  67. Re: What is your personal top 10 of the actual top 500?

    Here's my personal top ten (in no particular order)from the top 500

    Tihota
    Sartorial
    Ck one shock
    Cuiron
    Ambre nuit
    Ormonde man
    French lover
    M7
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Yes

    If you are logged in, you can see ALL the 500 on one page here in a simple list.

    http://www.basenotes.net/spraylists/18-500-greatest-modern-perfumes/page/all
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Not yet, but I'll code something soon
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    Re: Predictions for TOP 10 of the 500 List?

    I think you won! If anyone else thinks they have a claim, let me know. LearnToSwim - where are you based?
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    This covers most of what you asked for Top 500 Modern Perfumes : The Data
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    I'm glad people have enjoyed it!


    We're at the Top 10 now!
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    Re: Predictions for TOP 10 of the 500 List?

    Okay, I know who the winner is. I'll announce it after No.1 is revealed, so no spoilers!
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Cheers -- fixed!
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    Caron pour un homme Sport?

    Just noticed it on the Caron website? Anyone tried it?

    (added to directory here)
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    Re: Predictions for TOP 10 of the 500 List?

    Okay, lets make this fun. Post what you think will be in the Top 10. Whoever is nearest -- I'll give 1 point for a correct fragrance in the top ten, and 3 points if you get the correct fragrance in...
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    Re: Predictions for TOP 10 of the 500 List?

    Oh it's very skewed, and the top end shows a lot of the BN skewedness -- which is why I say in the intro, don't fret to much about the rankings, but look at the list as a whole.



    Can't possibly...
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    Re: End of the road for Safari?

    I wasn't actually wearing it, just testing code rather than fragrances ;)
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    Re: End of the road for Safari?

    Oh so it is. It's missing on the UK one (well if it isn't, I must have missed it :/)
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    Re: End of the road for Safari?

    It's no longer on the Ralph Lauren website, and the women's version was chopped a few years ago...

    Still plenty about on the internet though it seems
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Glad it's interesting -- I did all the work in the summer, and the whole thing is running on autopilot now, so I just had to press the button to start it off, and now it's running automagically! (Now...
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    Re: My List of Trash Perfumes Disappeared

    I'll look into it.
  83. Re: Penhaligon's launch Blasted Heath and Blast Bloom

    @cacio re-reading the press-release, it at first says Morillas was inspired by "the northern lands of Scotland", and then later he gives the quote above. I'm guessing that either the copyediting on...
  84. Re: BASENOTES TOP 500 ("Greatest Modern Perfumes"): How's it reflect upon your experience thus far?

    SPOILER: As you get nearer to 1, there are less surprises. This is partly why I wanted to do 500 fragrances, rather than say, 50. That way there are the nice juxtapositions of Axe and Old Spice...
  85. Thread: SOTD Records

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    Re: SOTD Records

    There's no way of doing it from the front end, though I can hack in to the back end and do it.

    There is a lot records though -- once I have deleted them I can't get them back, so make sure you're...
  86. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    Oh and US peeps -- TK Maxx is the same as what you know as TJ Maxx, but due to a similarly named store over here (TJ Hughes), they had to call it something else
  87. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    David --

    Often they have things which are about to have their packaging changed (such as L'Artisan) or about to be discontinued

    here's a story I bookmarked years ago, which may answer your...
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    Re: RIVE GAUCHE - Bottle Petition.

    It's in the works, to show more than one bottle design in the directory, but I'd rather keep the most recent up first to avoid confusion
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Sorry, I wasn't clear. If you go to the Top 500 list, your stats appear there

    http://www.basenotes.net/spraylists/18-500-greatest-modern-perfumes/page/1
  90. Re: BASENOTES TOP 500 ("Greatest Modern Perfumes"): How's it reflect upon your experience thus far?

    If you have an updated wardrobe, you can now see the stats of what you own/have tried etc on the list page
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    If you have an updated wardrobe, you can now see the stats of what you own/have tried etc on the list page
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    I did mean to put some explanatory text next to these but I forgot!

    The three dots gives you a menu to do extra things (add to wardrobe etc)

    The star is to rate the fragrance
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I've deleted the off topic posts.

    This thread is for the discussion of Aventus batch numbers, not the 'discussion of discussion of Aventus batch numbers'
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    That's not Pure Malt -- it's a flanker. :)
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Yeah I liked doing the coding ;)
  96. Re: BASENOTES TOP 500 ("Greatest Modern Perfumes"): How's it reflect upon your experience thus far?

    It's a reminder that not everyone who uses Basenotes use the forums (0.01% of visitors to the site post in the forums), a larger percentage of people use wardrobes. 99+% of people don't log in at...
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    They were all rated equally -- Stats isn't my best subject, but basically I ranked all the eligible fragrances in order, in each category. The one at the top was given a '1', the next one '2' etc...
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Nice idea! I'll do something so people can easily check
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Darn, I always do that.



    Happens to me sometimes. It appears to be a Safari bug, (link to thread on apple), and it's really annoying!
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