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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    Maybe this'll shed dome light:
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Did you get any skank there? Somewhere into the late dry down is where it came up for me.

    It's refreshing to see an opinion on the fragrance from someone devoid of pre-conceived notions of it by...
  3. Re: Creed Green Valley lot/batch number help!!!!

    You may have better luck getting feedback here.
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    Re: When is it enough?

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    Re: NEW: Comme Des Garcons Wonderoud

    It seems I'll never get to smell this one (unless I find it at one of the local CdG retailers). I've ordered samples from both Aedes and Twisted Lily and both times I've received Wonderwood instead....
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    Re: Niche perfume for the wifey

    Did someone say biscuits and cakes?

    I wish I was mumsy's kid.
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    Re: Niche perfume for the wifey

    Yes!
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    Re: Why do we do it?

    Same reason I pay for music (both recorded and live), food (both to cook myself and to eat at restaurant), plastic art (both to have in my house and to admire at museums, galleries, and studios),...
  9. Re: Best burning incense type of frag besides M7 and the CDG Incense series.

    One that I haven't seen mentioned: Wazamba.
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    Re: Attention Armani Prive owners!

    The box is from the smokey batch. :bath:
  11. Thread: 1 billion

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    Re: 1 billion

    It's part of the line's expansion to gender-identity-and-sexual-preference-specific flankers (from research conducted here). Next up are 1 gillion, 1 lillion, and 1 willion. 1 trillion will be coming...
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    That's been my experience (minus the being talked down to) with the local Neimans. They like pushing MFK for some reason.
  13. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    Burberry London.
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    Re: NICOLAI Cuir Cuba Intense.

    I've been wearing this every day for the last week for no other reason than I just like it that much. I would not call it intense... nor cuir... nor does it necessarily smell like Cuban tobacco,...
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    Re: When is it enough?

    It's enough when you have to ask if it's enough.
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    Re: Help me complete my sample list

    If you're interested in Montale, I'd add Red Oud and Dark Oud. I second the Ex Idolo Thirty-Three suggestion for rose-prominent fragrance. If you have a Sephora around you, I'd take the Atelier...
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    Re: Tauer is a magician

    So Andy Tauer not only discovered teleportation but also proved that there is a soul? There's at least one Nobel Prize there. :bath:

    The sample I tried must have been deffective because it left me...
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    I never understood how someone would want to sit through 20+ minutes of review. Especially when every review seems to be "thisisaworkofartmasterpieceohmygodsoamazingthumbsup!"
  19. Re: AbdesSalaam Attar / La Via del Profumo - official fragrance discussion thread

    Hindu Kush is amazing.
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    Re: Mens Fragrance

    Maybe Spice and Wood or Royal Oud of the more readily available.

    Aventus could also be a year-round one. However, Creed wouldn't be amongst my first recommendation for a colder weather/night...
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    Re: Mens Fragrance

    Mona di Orio Les Nombres d'Or - Ambre
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    Re: Today I Bought. December 2014

    Atelier de Geste - Wild is the Wind
    Atelier de Geste - The Good Earth
    Parfums de Nicolai - Cuir Cuba Intense

    I actually put my order for these in last night, so technically it was November that...
  23. Re: Article: Marlen Harrison launches King’s Palace Perfumery, donates 10% directly to charitable ca

    So can any of the lucky recipients chime in on their impressions? :)

    I was planning on doing so on this thread but my sample never appeared. :(
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    Re: Sales Assistant Insanity!

    The best (pushiest) for me was at Nordstrom. My girlfriend was shopping for a suit, so I went downstairs to kill time and check out the fragrance section.

    I was surprised to see Parfums de Marly...
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    Re: November Purchases 2014

    http://aprilaromatics.com/store/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/650x650/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/s/a/san_francisco_rose_le.jpg
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    Re: NEWS FLASH this just happened! true story.

    Coat your palate and tongue with wax and bite off the affected part. Spit out immediately afterwards.
  27. Re: Creed - Neiman Marcus "Refill" Event - November 22

    That's not the inventory they need to clear. ;)
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah, they should really do Norne II. :bath:
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    Re: Was Pumpkin the panty dropper all along?

    worn-out elastic bands: the true panty droppers.
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    Re: Pluriel - My new fave from MFK

    I smelled this at NM before it launched officially and I have to echo that I was more impressed by the feminine version. I was not very impressed with the masculin.
  31. Re: The Perfume Salon - 25 November, 2014 - London

    Awesome! If this were five years ago, I'd so be there.

    Thanks for the info, lpp. :)
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    Re: The Philosophy Behind SPLITS Re: The Host

    The main benefit I would see if I were to start hosting splits (besides those of any other hobby) is that I would get exposed to many more fragrances than I normally would.

    It goes without saying...
  33. Re: Pathétique, performance perfume_________Pathétique contest.

    Mine came in on Saturday - picked it up on Tuesday from the post office, if that helps get an idea. I haven't given it a try yet, but I liked what I smelled off of the closed vial.

    btw, I love the...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I do get raunch before the very late drydown. It's an ambergris bomb at one point.
  35. Re: Fragrances that you have made a profit off of

    If getting laid is considered profit; none.
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    I'm guessing they are cheaper to manufacture... and they're gimmicky.
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    They are to keep from accidentally spraying in lieu of bottle caps.
  38. Re: Did I just botch my bottle of Green Irish Tweed by doing this?

    Hold the bottle at arms length so that the label is facing you, shake three times to the left, two times to the right. Now the molecules have been properly activated and your fragrance will be good...
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    I thought of that, too! My version is more romantic. :P
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    It reminds me of childhood:
    http://www.retro-bit.com/dev/images/stories/virtuemart/product/nxatr-003.jpg
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/39600.jpg?width=320
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    Re: Ermenegildo Zegna samples

    This is what I wrote to them through their "contact us" page a few months ago:



    And this is what they came back with:


    If that doesn't work, not much more will.
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    Re: Ermenegildo Zegna samples

    There is.

    You can also email following the contact information on their website. I scored samples of their essenze line that way.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got indirect compliments from two male coworkers earlier today. When I revealed it was my cologne (Santa Maria Novella's Peau d'Espagne) that they were smelling, we went into the whole Anchorman...
  45. Re: Glass doors on wine cooler... How to block light?

    Spray the door with sunblock.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    "You smell like a sexy baby."

    Ambre Topkapi.
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    Re: Ta Ta For Now

    See you soon. :)
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yeah, balsamic vinegar has no balsam whatsoever...
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    Re: Fragrance references in fiction books or films

    Another reference on Orange is the New Black happens in a flashback scene for one of the inmates, Rosa. She has just robbed a bank with three males, one of which is her boyfriend. I believe it is him...
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    Re: Fake Tom ford Tuscan Leather ?

    The definite answer to whether it's fake is
    http://carlarozman.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/CarlaRozman_YesNo-500x241.jpg

    All joking aside, give your nose a rest and revisit the fragrance...
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    Re: Erik Kormann -- Sample Pass

    I wore Steampunk last week and found it to be a nice (not too) powdery violet. The opening had some citrus and dry cedar. The violet was always present. I got a slight leather vibe and there was...
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    I'm wearing Limed today. I love this one - especially the dry down. It's a shame that it's not in the directory.
  53. Re: If you enjoy Slumberhouse, Hylnds might be for you

    I got a set of samples some months back as I like a couple of the regular DS & Durga line. I recall enjoying Isle Ryder and Spirit of the Glen (the former more than the later). Ironically, I was more...
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    Re: your favourite male scent to wear

    Good choice and even better username!
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    Re: What notes create powder

    Orris and amber are the main culprits for Dia Man.
  56. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    :shocked:
  57. Re: How do I open the minion bottles from AbdesSalaam Attar Profumo

    Pull straight up. They seal tight, so you need more force than seems reasonable - it'll be fine.
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    Re: How much do you spend a month of fragrance?

    More than I should and not enough.
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    Re: upgrade fragrance... OUD

    Slumberhouse Vikt, Ex Idolo Thirty-Three.
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    Re: Pick one Bottle from Barneys. Just one!

    L'Incendiaire. ;)
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    Re: Idole de Lubin EDT suspicious packaging

    The rumour some months ago was that a new, IFRA-compliant, EdT was in the works to be released.
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    Re: Idole de Lubin EDT suspicious packaging

    It is absolutely fake and should be immediately destroyed.
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    Re: Idole de Lubin EDT suspicious packaging

    The one I have from years ago came in a box like the one shown on the left. No complaints from me.
  64. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    First impressions: The opening is spiced and (pink) peppery with an aldehydic fruity accord that feels to me mainly like a faint green melon and a zesty and more-sweet-than-sour grapefruit.

    At...
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    Re: How long does 3.4 oz last?

    I estimated based on 14 sprays per ml (which might be generous, but oh well).

    So 3.4 oz = 100.55 ml

    100.55 ml x 14 sprays per ml = 1407.7 sprays

    1407.7 sprays / 2 sprays per day = 703.85...
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    Re: Best "Boardroom Fragrances"

    http://www.perfumeemporium.com/BigPics_m/Donald_Trump.jpg
  67. Re: What makes a perfume smell bad on you one day, and lovely on another day?

    Batch variations. ;)
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    Re: Marijuana fragrance -- new!

    Dude, did I just spray that or did I only think about it?
  69. Re: I love Juniper Berries! Recommend me some some strong & lasting scents

    Bottega Veneta pour Homme, Itasca, Black Cedarwood and Juniper, Serpentine, Voyage d'Hermes.
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    Poll: Re: Better Le Labo, Santal 33 vs. Rose 31?

    If you want to smell like dill, Santal 33. If you want to smell like patchouli, Rose 31.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I guess I wasn't hallucinating that pineyness like I thought. To me it was like that singing frog from the Looney Tunes cartoon. I'd get a whiff of it and when I paid attention to what it was, it...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Agreed. The fermented fruits go more in line with the wine feel. I also agree that this one would tilt more towards feminine, but still within the unisex realm. In the dry down I get a waxy rose over...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I just spritzed it on a few (30ish) minutes ago. It opens tart and winey with green berries - not that this smells green, but the tartness of the berries brings to mind not-quite-ripe fruit. Shortly...
  74. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    I could not agree more.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    For what it's worth, when I wore Americana Rust it immediately reminded me of Jeke minus the "nastier" and tea aspects of the Slumberhouse. I am just going off memory here and I haven't worn Jeke...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Salmiakki!

    Coincidentally, I am wearing Vikt today.
  77. Re: Name 3 Fragrances that the fragrance community loves, but you don't see the hype!

    Chergui, [insert a popular Bond No. 9 here], and [insert another popular Bond No. 9 here].
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    Re: How long does 3.4 oz last?

    Approximately 2 years.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Awesome. Thanks for sharing the info. Parfum1 is certainly great about sample requests, just like Twisted Lily, with the added bonus of discount events occurring more regularly than with Twisted.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Luckyscent and Twisted Lily should have samples available once the official release happens (I hope).
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Fixed that for you. ;)

    I, for one, am looking forward to sampling this and decide whether a full bottle is in my future. The way it was described to me as something more in the vein of Eki with...
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    Re: First Cologne

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yfv55aSnYz8/T6GztjsQUvI/AAAAAAAAA_o/Yf7sBac8AIg/s1600/English%2BLeather%2BBottle.jpg
    Received as a gift when I was around 7 or 8.
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    Re: Business Trip

    Of the ones shown; I'd only bring Blamage, VE, and AdG along. I think you can dress those up or down for anything business-related and non-business-related. Perhaps also bring the samples along for...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    The username is accurate.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    They don't sell Slumberhouse via their website. You may call them, however. They are very friendly.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 13th August 2014

    Repeating on the LimeD. Sprayed even more than yesterday.
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    He's merely rounding up. ;)
  88. Re: Had My First Sales Event-- my experience so far...

    I am sincerely glad in reading your post. Congratulations on reaching the milestone!
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah. That Minyea-en-inyea pronunciation was a bit tricky. Oear + Olive is much easier.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    The operative phrase there is "was nuts." It's just not so nuts of a deal anymore. I wish I'd been lucky enough to have been aware of Slumberhouse back in the good ole days and had snagged some of...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Pastel wound will do in lieu of children's tears.

    Yes! I love this approach. I feel that people (me included) tend to get too hung up on the concentration of a fragrance and adjust their...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 12th August 2014

    http://images.cdn.bigcartel.com/bigcartel/product_images/137157979/max_h-1000+max_w-1000/IMG_20140411_172218_454.jpg
    Limed. I think I overdid it with the sprays but I don't care. :coolold:
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Royal pineapple and children's tears.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    That would be one heady fragrance.

    That's my note wishlist. :)
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    white wine, rose, strawberry, ambergris, and others.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Pronounced "sardinae." ;)

    Thanks for the info on the name and such.
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 11th August, 2014.

    http://static.squarespace.com/static/535e7861e4b091cbee16c07f/t/5367affde4b0a552a298b7af/1399304191705/bstbox?format=1000w
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    I have samples of some of these. I've only tried Dune Road - a late afternoon walk along the beach with seaweed washing up as the waves crash in.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Oddly, according to my SOTD log, all of my Sova wearings have been in Spring except for one.
  100. Re: What's your fragrance for your last day on Earth?

    Decay.
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