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  1. Re: If you had to choose 3 colognes to wear for the rest of your life....

    Only one comes to my sleepy state of mind. L'artisan Safran Troublant. I love the stuff.
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    Re: Zahoor Al Reef

    Well, that's a start! Thanks.
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    Re: This isn't good

    Well, I'm totally grossed out. And before bed too. Eww.
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    Re: home fragrances and birds

    Vortex, you are so right about Teflon. I know of a person who burnt food in the pm and by the next morning her parrot was dead. It totally destroys their lungs. I have nine parrots and was sorry...
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    Re: Wrist Tattoos & Perfume

    Not to sound snarky, but the difference between people with tattoos and ones without tattoos is people with tattoos don't mind if people have tattoos or not. That can't be said about people without...
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    Zahoor Al Reef

    Can anyone tell me about this perfumer? Not much on the Internet. I can't find a listing for the type of bottles I have, so I can't put a date to them. .
    Thanks!
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    Re: How do you catalogue your collection?

    I'm too overwhelmed to even begin to catalog my perfumes, because once I start it I want it done right. Great post. Can't wait to see the responses.
  8. Re: Fragrance & Temperature, Women and Men: Are We Different from Them?

    Yeah, the fan idea is a wonderful idea. I bought 6 of them today on eBay. Now the hard problem for me will be deciding what to spritz them with. I wonder if there is a certain distance the perfume...
  9. Re: Fragrance & Temperature, Women and Men: Are We Different from Them?

    "I've been a chypre lover and user since my teens/20s with forays into Poison and Opium. For the last few years I've noticed a distinct shift in my preferences. Whilst I still love chypres they are...
  10. Re: Fragrance & Temperature, Women and Men: Are We Different from Them?

    Hello all. I was going to post about menopause and fragrance, and I found this thread. I've begun having heat flashes 6+ times a day now and my scents either smell sour to me, or I can't smell them...
  11. Re: After showering do you wait to put your fragrance on?

    I apply mine right after my shower. If I'm going out and the scent has mellowed I might apply again in another location and let the scent work its yummyness all over again.
  12. Re: Samples Have Arrived! Blind Sampling Madness! w/Giveaways!

    I'm really digging this! Great idea too!
  13. Re: New Fragrance: Ben Sherman by Ben Sherman

    The bottle looks like a knuckle buster.
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    Re: Utilizing Eyebrow Hair

    Ugh! The divorce papers will soon be in the mail, dear.
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    Re: Note duration

    Who is your daughter Chestnut? I do have a very cool job. Maybe one of us should start a thread about what people do for a living. I bet there are more interesting jobs out there.
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    Re: Note duration

    I'm pretty new at this hobby (obsession) and I hadn't found anything on this. Probably not looking in the right place. It seems that anything with aldehydes last forever on me. And I can "taste"...
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    Note duration

    On average, what is the timeframe for the 3 tiers of notes in a frag?
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    Abubakr, can you let me know the scents in this...

    Abubakr, can you let me know the scents in this one? I'm sure I could be persuaded...
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    I'm in, but have no ideas.

    I'm in, but have no ideas.
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    I bit the bullet tonight and bought Oriscents...

    I bit the bullet tonight and bought Oriscents newest sampler: Purple Papua, Wild Himalaya, Malay Royale,Blue Brunei, Assam Kinam and Royal Kinam. I also bought a sample of the Borneo 4000. How...
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    Hello Oudlover and welcome. :-)

    Hello Oudlover and welcome. :-)
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    Re: The Ultimate Sample Vial Tray/Organizer

    Awesome job Quarry. I gotta make myself one!
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    Sorry...I killed chat!

    Sorry...I killed chat!
  24. Re: Do you think that you have to be a certain age for a frag?

    GO GIRLS!!
    I've had SA say foolish foolish stuff before but never about my age. I wonder how I'd react. I always thought I was an oddball because I prefer mens frags over womens most of the time. ...
  25. Re: Best "manly" male frag for penny pincher?

    Quorum came to mind first. Absolutely he-man. Rive Gauche is a sex scent to me. I'd give him that to make your mom happy;-)
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    Oh, and if you'd like, check out my pictures I...

    Oh, and if you'd like, check out my pictures I posted. They're pretty, if I do say so myself. :-)
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    I have a favor to ask of all of you. I just...

    I have a favor to ask of all of you. I just finished listing the majority of my fragrances in my wardrobe. I found that noone has left any reviews for Oriscents Oud. Would one of you (or more ;-)...
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    Re: What's your fav mascara?

    I like Chanel Inimitable Multi Dimensional in black.
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    You guys are too funny (and thanks for the tips)!...

    You guys are too funny (and thanks for the tips)! ;-)
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    HAHAHA!!! Thanks for the heads up Abdul!

    HAHAHA!!! Thanks for the heads up Abdul!
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    I am digging the Chinese. Smells awesome. My...

    I am digging the Chinese. Smells awesome. My husband left for work before I put it on so he didn't have the priveledge of sniffing the straight out of the bottle smell and the one I'm smelling...
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    Re: Silly SA sayings

    Last month at Belks I asked for Polo Reserve. The SA "didn't have it". She did stick more than a few strips under my nose for me to sniff though. I was aware that many SA were unaware of the...
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    Re: I am SO impressed! WHAT A SITE...

    Welcome shuzkelly. I'm new here too and I've never been one to join chats before. I thought that I'd just read and learn from others about scents, but this site is just too much fun not to join in....
  34. Thread: Now What?

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    Re: Now What?

    I second that shuzkelly. This community is like no other on the internet. And I love it for that.
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    Thanks all. I won't layer or mix...for now. ...

    Thanks all. I won't layer or mix...for now. I'll wait until I have more experience.

    evogel, I'm trying the Chinese Exclusive now. WOW! The initial blast is potent. This is the intensity I...
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    Re: Death of the Metrosexual

    :D
    Good one silverbullet. You've made my day.
  37. Re: "Scared To Admit I'm Wearing It" Scent Synchronization Day

    I'm in!
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    The scent on my wrists is all but gone, but the...

    The scent on my wrists is all but gone, but the scent in my shirt remains and I still like it. I wonder if applying another oud would be a good idea?I have Assam Organics, Chinese Exclusive and...
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    I tried the Sheikh's Borneo last night. I think...

    I tried the Sheikh's Borneo last night. I think I was expecting a strong scent, but, in fact, it wasn't at all. After an hour of wearing it I applied a tad more to try to smell it without having to...
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    Re: Ever wear men's scents?

    I thought I was the only woman who wore mens fragrances until I found this site. I wear Guerlain Vetiver, Lagerfeld KL Homme, Antonio Puig Quorum, YSL Rive Gauche, and more recently Christian Dior...
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    http://212.8.184.250/tts/demo_last.jsp This is...

    http://212.8.184.250/tts/demo_last.jsp
    This is the demo at the site.
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    http://www.nuance.com/ Try this site bluemoon.

    http://www.nuance.com/
    Try this site bluemoon.
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    This chart is fascinating even if it is...

    This chart is fascinating even if it is subjective. All of your opinions are of interest to me. Taz, I ordered the Oriscents sampler Friday. I can't wait!!
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    Just what I need to guide me on my way Mr P!! ...

    Just what I need to guide me on my way Mr P!! Thank you.
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    Thank you for the info. What do you do with...

    Thank you for the info.
    What do you do with the ones you can't stand?
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    Before I had read these latter posts I had about...

    Before I had read these latter posts I had about 80 oud items I was watching! I deleted them all last night after going to Oriscents site. I have written down about 50 names of different scents...
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    Thanks for the welcome all, and the advice. ...

    Thanks for the welcome all, and the advice. Saves me wasting time searching and spending the wasted bucks on e-bay. Waaay too late for that Mr P.! I was hooked many years ago, long before I knew...
  48. Re: I might as well just wear Rive Gauche every day

    I enjoy the smell of it so much that I wear it in the evenings. My husband works nights so in a sense (pun intended), he's here with me at night too.
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    Hello All. My name is Jill and I'd love to enjoy...

    Hello All. My name is Jill and I'd love to enjoy your group. I am new to Bassnotes, and must admit, I really don't have much to offer as I am new to the world of scents. I really despise floral...
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    Re: What scent do you think you despise?

    Gardenia. I live in the south (USA) and they are everywhere. Sickly sweet. ICK.
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    Re: Tested and Purchased POLO MODERN RESERVE

    I found it! I went to Belks, which for this town is a high end store, and ask the SA for it and she said they didn't have it and she had never heard of it. I had written down several frags that I...
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    Re: Tested and Purchased POLO MODERN RESERVE

    OK...I'm sold. Today, if I can find it, my husband will get this one as a gift.
    Jill
  53. Re: London BN perfume tour next year... UPDATE: This will now be the official BN annu

    ICK! Thanks for the warning!
  54. Re: London BN perfume tour next year... UPDATE: This will now be the official BN annu

    I'd love to come and I'm sure my husband will as well. We had planned on a London trip for next year anyway, so this is perfect. Neither one of us is partial to heat and humidity so that's the only...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Thank you dynendal for the cool and useful info! Navigating this site takes a little time because there is so much of it, I think. But well worth it.
    Happy Friday!
    Jill
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Thank you Dimitri. I've been on this site almost non-stop since last night. This site is wonderful!
    Jill
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Thank you javagreen!
    Jill
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Thank you all for the warm welcome. I have posted my perfumes and I wondered if anyone would mind taking a look at them and tell me if I have any "stinkers" on there, or if I have found anything...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hello all. My best friend collects perfume bottles and some are so beautiful that I couldn't resist purchasing some for myself on my beloved e-bay. Then I remembered a perfume that was given to me...
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