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  1. DustB has too much time on his hands!

    doesn't he know there is a famous critic called "luca turin" and that the thread was referring to that person and not to the basenotes member with that handle? I have done an "Endora" take on Luca...
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    Re: Where do I get a jacket like this?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/New-JUNYA-WATANABE-COMME-des-GARCONS-leather-jacket-M_W0QQitemZ180252084754QQihZ008QQcategoryZ3002QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting

    an extreme and pricey...
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    Re: What style of suit/Jacket is this?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/New-JUNYA-WATANABE-COMME-des-GARCONS-leather-jacket-M_W0QQitemZ180252084754QQihZ008QQcategoryZ3002QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting

    oops wrong post, it was...
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    Re: What to order from Beautyhabit?

    yeah that it's being sold in its tester incarnation, check the sales thread.

    somebody out there has to have the guts to order NK incense...!

    do a search and read about it. . . esp on MUA the...
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    Re: Have reviews turned too editorial?

    reviews are entirely about the person writing the review so often everybody wants to get into the act after all...
  6. Re: New Luca Turin book - your thoughts? Here are mine.

    somehow I will continue to collect fragrances without the benefit of Lola Turnblad's guide!
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    Re: Burning incense calms mice in study

    that would explain the lack of civility?
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent Memorial Thread.

    it's rather weird that I sold my rive gauche light like the day before he died, so I ordered a replacement.
  9. Re: "Above all else, a perfume must smell good" - source?

    it's tautological, no wonder lucha torro latched on!
  10. Re: "Above all else, a perfume must smell good" - source?

    it's tautalogical, no wonder lucha torro latched on!
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    Re: Jasmine for men?

    you said you wanted jasmine with other notes rather than so much "the perfect jasmine" I think?

    one you might try is Thé pour un été of l'artisan which has tea and a little smoke and finesses the...
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    Re: What to order from Beautyhabit?

    nk incense

    also, check your lutens, is your daim blond low? sell the partial bottle on ebay and replace it!
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    Re: Scents with a Suntan lotion note?

    why not just use suntan lotion and get UVB protection along with the scent? that's why I never used my decant of the CB one. . .don't see the sense of it. . .
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    Re: china white

    still, there is the one note that should be easily recognized by a lot of folks as a staple of masculine fragrances, bitter and strange, but by no means uncommon in heavy masculine scents...
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  15. wouldn't it be 'fly' to 'rock' this amouage necklace?

    I found it on some article... published in India...
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    l'ete en douce

    blech! powdery, matronly, boring!
  17. Re: Example of really bad LT review from Perfumes: The Guide.

    double jerk off thy name is Luca Turin!
  18. sometimes you save by buying samples at luckyscent!

    at least with luxe patchouli, if you were to order 45 1 ml samples instead of the 45 ml bottle you'd save a whopping $60!!

    I guess the reality is they know hardly anyone is going to buy those...
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    Re: kyoto-rush connection

    that's why I said it has "more to love" rush is more like a subset. . . and bde also has vetiver in there it's just that they all have similar woodsy/incense feel that puts them together in a class...
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    Re: china white

    I don't know, it occurs to me now that that bitter note blinded me to everything else once I found it present...! so I couldn't say if it was "cloying" particularly. .. not markedly powdery that I...
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    Re: kyoto-rush connection

    also realizing bois d'encens minus the black pepper is another good comparison anyway it does smell so good, not surprising that woman who hugged ricky martin would say so, esp if he had applied a...
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    Re: kyoto-rush connection

    rush por los hombres
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    Re: china white

    Did you wash it off quickly after applying? It really butches up within 20 minutes to be more of a man's than a woman's fragrance I think.
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    china white

    I sampled it today and it has a great opening, cause it's green with very light white florals and it's engaging but... eventually the bitter note comes out that I hate that also reveals itself in...
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    kyoto-rush connection

    now that I'm wearing kyoto, and was thinking "what does this remind me of?" I realized it's rush, or let me play the lion, anglieques sous la pluie or other rush-alikes. . . it's an improvement,...
  26. Re: Whatever happened to Lorenzo Villoresi???

    gosh I hope "bush" doesn't smell like the "mediteraneo" room fragrance oil which smells like something you'd drip bread into at an argentinian restaurant...
  27. Obscure-French-Perfume-Companies-and-their-Perfumes_

    http://reviews.ebay.ca/Obscure-French-Perfume-Companies-and-their-Perfumes_W0QQugidZ10000000004222286
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    Re: Fragrance and Music

    music is a much stronger drug, there's a lot more going on than the evolution of a note pyramid vaguely present to keep you entranced from moment to moment. fragrance can't hold the proverbial candle...
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    Re: What style of suit/Jacket is this?

    I think you are better off with a nice doublebreasted jacket! but I never like this "dentist" style of buttoning on shirts/jackets. . .
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    Re: Slatkin Rocks

    you need to get one with a good scent!
  31. Re: Why Does My Mail Box Get Full When I"m A Supporter?!

    hmmm, that's strange. well, I thought I was a supporter. . . I used to be. .. didn't cancel. . . anyway 1000 messages is way more than I need it's only holding about 100 or something now. . .
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    Re: Spanish tennis player cologne

    Roger Federer is the one, maybe he didn't say Spanish, anyway he said this stuff is good, a friend who only last night I learned has Dzing! and the artisan Iris and some jo malones and I introduced...
  33. Why Does My Mail Box Get Full When I"m A Supporter?!

    this shouldn't be happening, already asked about this last time it happened would appreciate some answers!!!
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    Spanish tennis player cologne

    someone tells me a Spanish tennis player has a cologne out that is not bad...

    who would that be?
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    Re: amber absolute vs nk incense

    make them give you some samples!
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    Re: amber absolute vs nk incense

    have you smelled the AA lately-like? I really think it is copal-esque, if possible sniff them side by side !! if possible .. . yhou might be surprised...

    I mean, look how that wiki entry goes on...
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    amber absolute vs nk incense

    I haven't smelled the tom ford in awhile, but remember thinking it's a lot like NK incense, has anyone considered/noticed this? AA is like a lighter version of it almost
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    Re: Norma Kamali Incense

    it is indeed. and I know my 100 ml bottle will last more than my lifetime, even 1/2 oz would probably be enough to outlast me!!!
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    Re: Favorite YSL Memories

    the first non Macys passport fashion show I ever went to was a YSL benefit for...I can't remember which AIDS organization in SF in the late 80s, it was very thrilling and one thing that stands out in...
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    Re: Norma Kamali Incense

    I wonder what Luca has to say about this one.
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    Norma Kamali Incense

    this stuff is so extreme I am calling it the monster that needs to be kept in the basement. it's more like CdG Tar or SMN Marecialla than any of the CdG Incenses, think le labo patchouli only much...
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    Re: Le Labo Patchouli 24

    that's a heck of an extra for a purchase of mare, good seller!
  43. Re: Assume you had $90 to spend at Beautyhabit

    try to spend over 100 cause then you get free shipping. maybe Daim Blond which would come to 105 after discount
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    Oh right speed racer, Rex Reed was very cruel and just sort of dismissed him. That of course means nothing!
  45. it's a solid perfume, it's a candle, it's...

    better than those candles that become lotions... anyway I highly recommend the Slatkin Frankincense candle which is piney and sweet and they are kinda cheap on ebay now having been discontinued.
    ...
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    ah, thanks. didn't he just have his film debut, I seem to remember reading something about it.
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    who is that in your avatar?
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    I'm sure you if you contact them and ask for it by name/number it'll be no problem. fantastic for layering too with anything you can imagine a soap version of being nice, vetiver, spezie, etc. . .
    ...
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    I mean #279 not 200.
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    the CB accord #200 "White Soap" is one of the most potent and long lasting CB creations and it's cheap and it's awesome and really has great projection too.
  51. Re: *IF* you had $1500 to build your wardrobe all over again from scratch... *PLAY!*

    LV spezie
    LV incensi
    CdG Avignon
    CdG Carnation
    CdG Palisander
    CdG sequoia
    CdG Tar
    CdG Soda
    Erolfa
    Bois d'encens
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    what is your favorite drydown?

    for me maybe LV garofano, but undecided
  53. Re: how could my sale thread have only one view in several hours?

    strange that this post is getting a better count. . .

    my lot sale is a little unusual in that it's supercheap and there are actually some desireble items!

    but I will try spicing up the...
  54. how could my sale thread have only one view in several hours?

    that is what it says, what's going on!?!?
  55. Re: Your Favorite Mens/Womens Fall 08 Collections?

    I like a lot of that D&G plaid stuff a lot and some of those superchunky sweaters especially the grey one that looks like armor.
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    Re: What belongs in this Atomizer?

    Dzing
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    Re: Where do I get a jacket like this?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/LIP-SERVICE-GOTHIC-VAMPIRE-PUNK-GOTH-JACKET-COAT-S_W0QQitemZ300226737400QQihZ020QQcategoryZ57988QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    too bad it's cut like a garbage bag and...
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    Re: Listerine as a basenote ?

    are you asking which fragrances have it
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    Re: Prediction: Storer's Winter Star

    the name is nice
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    Re: Dubai Duty Free Fragrances

    Noggs is the guy who knows dubai and he has the # of someone he says can get discontinued fragrances. I would call him and look into Pierre Cardin Cuir Etalon and C&S 88 original grey box. I would...
  61. Re: Velvet Gardenia by Tom Ford and a gardenia revolution!?

    the blue cheese notes are definitely there and not shy either, as far as I'm concerned.
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    Re: CB I Hate Perfume smell alikes

    for burning leaves do not try "fireplace" and, in fac,t I would recommend just not trying "fireplace" period.
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    Re: Anything like Tobacco Vanille?

    SL un bois vanille has been compared to it, not by me, but it has been...
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    Re: Anything smell like...

    etat libre d'orange - encens et bubblegum
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    Re: Anything smell like...

    etat libre d'orange - ensence et bubblegum
  66. Re: green fragrances: sharp, scary, mean, intimidating...oh, yeah...

    serious green: hussein chalayan as four/bless I'm not even sure which is the real name of this fragrance as both names appear on the box, anyway it's vetiver and iris and nothing else... it is da...
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    Re: The smell of Dial Gold Soap

    this BNer didn't notice any similarity there. . .

    gold musk has occasionally come up on ebay and you might save $30 that way but you'll have to wait I also get something of the gym shower mildew...
  68. Re: Most powerful, long-lasting sillage monster Goutal fragrance.

    sables, but Histoires des Parfums 1740 is similar but better with a patch 24 angle
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    Re: flavors of the week

    I think the flavors of the week are usually variations on a more durable model.
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    flavors of the week

    Some scents create all this excitement on BN upon release only to fade into obscurity before very long. 2 examples offhand are Cannabis Santal and Black Tourmaline.

    Why, do you suppose? And what...
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    Re: candle snuffers?

    I've thought about that as a solution, just could use a fork or something. . . thanks!
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    Re: Ebay safe for creed?

    there is a partial bottle on ebay of GIT that is from a basenoter and is REAL right now :)
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    Re: Ummm .... did I cross a line today?

    the fracas lover in my life has a marked preference for the pure parfum, it's supposed to be way better than the sprayable versions....
  74. Re: I wore this after gym & 2 gay Thai men wanted to eat me

    it sounds like you were dressed provocatively to me
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Cuba

    many would probably split a bottle with you, I would although I can't at present!
  76. Re: Fathers Day Fragrance Contest

    mine only wore Right Guard deoderant. :(
  77. Re: Great summer scent with longevity and projection?

    I'd avoid LV musk it's powdery and rather feminine maybe spezie or sandalo (not a lot of projection from sandalo though), creed erolfa is great for summer, CdG soda is nice for summer, dior bois...
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Cuba

    You can get an atomizer for the SMN bottle for goodnessakes. Just like Villoresi. And when shipping these scents always take special care. Villoresi will leak with the atomizer screwed in, better to...
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    Re: Hugo xy video ....link inside

    Boss is the bęte noir of basenotes, wrong place to show the commercial!
  80. Re: I wore this after gym & 2 gay Thai men wanted to eat me

    they don't seem all that threatening!

    the picture is not complete until we see you in your post gym outfit. . .
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    Re: Odori - short reviews

    and it smells more vegetable than floral, waxy.
  82. Re: I wore this after gym & 2 gay Thai men wanted to eat me

    "in a sissy way, voice high and low."

    I chuckled to myself all day over this line!
  83. Re: I have a dream! er.. concern, matter of factly

    I have seen them decant by hand at Luckyscent, spritzing into a 1 ml sample vial.
  84. Re: hamptonessentials.com anybody know it?

    they also take paypal which is cool
  85. Re: hamptonessentials.com anybody know it?

    their pricing is interesting a bit unpredicatble but some great prices to be sure. . .
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    candle snuffers?

    some candles I like don't blow out well the wick discharges terrible smoke that ruins what the candle has achieved. wondering what I could use to snuff it effectively.

    the ideal thing would be...
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    never mind thx I remember now

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    p;oszdgm npoadzmn p'oADIZfmn 'pWNSB P'OL
  88. hamptonessentials.com anybody know it?

    they have some great prices on some stuff
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    Re: French Lover = OJ's Isfarkand

    face it prince, your nose is on the wrong track, try le labo vetiver vis a vis french lover for a closer match
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    Re: French Lover = OJ's Isfarkand

    face it prince, you're nose is on the wrong track, try le labo vetiver vis a vis french lover
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    Re: Dinner Anybody? - Condiment Scents

    ambre sultan, arabie
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    Re: I Hate CB's I Hate Perfume

    but Cumming is very popular here, with good reason
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    Re: Banned Members

    I don't nkow if it's a server problem, but I have been billed for supporting, although it's "pending" and then when I logged on here, I ended up having to delete most of my mail, box was full......
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    Re: Does light brown work with black?

    sometimes yes sometimes no. why can't I attach a picture, wanted to show this atrocity from prada in black and tan and blue...
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    Re: Fashion shows.

    philistines!
  96. Re: Bois d'argent: worth addind to the collection?

    it's a must. I didn't like it at first either but it will grow on you. esp for summer it's a gotta have
  97. Re: Let's have some fun! Your favorite quotes from "Perfumes, The Guide"??

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  98. Re: Any "What Not to Wear" fans on this site?

    I think it was todd oldham who said something to the effect that any woman can look not so bad with a good hairstyle, makeup and high heels.

    I don't get "fashion" at all on TV, Sex in the City is...
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    Re: Sandalwood - an epistemological crisis

    the 8 ball says doubtful
  100. 'change your brain' guy on PBS pledge break recommends "aphrodesiac"

    he says to put baby powder behind your ears cause that smell makes women think of babies "and then they want one" and they will pork you.

    this is what the man said. . . along with take fish oil...
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