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    Re: Shiseido Basala

    Minis here also:

    http://www.parfumflacons.com
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    Re: Frag Fridge

    Yes. Cold preserves - basic science says so. There is no debate about this. How much "value" you get out of it however, is purely subjective.

    Personally, I've spent thousands on fragrances and...
  3. Re: Fragrance Industry Rant Thread: What is it with...?

    So, MC, VISA, etc. aren't exclusive enough, but NM will accept cash - which every Tom, Dick, and Jane has? Brilliant. :rolleyes:
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    Re: Some news on Havana

    The atomizer is the worst IMO too. It has an extremely wide, fine burst, which way overshoots smaller targets like one's wrist or arm (unless you spray close enough, but then it makes a puddle) and...
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    Re: Some news on Havana

    Very exciting rumor indeed!
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    Re: My wife think i have an obssesion.

    Yes, I see your problem...



    Stop saying that. Accept that there is no "last one". You will then be cured.
  7. Re: Fragrance reminiscent of male armpits/sweat? - Legit. posting

    KISS Him - the smell of sweaty rockstar - seriously.
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    Re: Scentberry.com

    Good common-sense Scentemental ;)

    Seems dpak is on top of things. More info. here: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=224558
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    Scentberry.com

    Just thought I'd start this thread on Scentberry.com because I've seen their (new?) ad recently on BN. Others can put there experiences here and dpak can summarize it on his BIG list of online stores...
  10. Re: Are there any truly opaque (cant see through) bottles (other than aluminum?)

    Versace Black Jeans (painted). The other bottles in this line may be opaque too but I've personally never seen the others.

    DK Black Cashmere (vintage egg bottle)
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    Re: Do you spray in front of a __mirror__ ?

    Being right-handed myself, yes, I do sometimes use my left hand. It feels as if someone else is doing it - a cute frag-counter sales associate I imagine.

    Um...so, you mirror-sprayers must have to...
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    Re: The Razorpit

    Neither are the cartridge types. Besides, the blades are only being cleaned, not (re)sharpened.

    Waste is waste and money is money - it all adds up. 150 uses compared to 5-10 is still a big...
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    Re: The Razorpit

    Considering how this contraption works, I see no reason why it wouldn't work with DE razor blades. Seems to me it might work even better since one could take the blade out of the housing to clean...
  14. Re: what fragrance would pete townshend wear?

    HAHA!

    Least lame "What would so-&-so wear?" thread I've seen in a long time.
  15. Re: smells lead to dogs commiting suicide

    I find it extremely hard to believe that so many dogs would be so curious about a scent that they would jump over an obstacle (the bridge wall/railing in this case) not knowing what's on the other...
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    Re: Where to Buy Donna Karan Fuel?

    "the horse's mouth"
  17. Re: Have you ever (accidentally) applied fragrance to your foot?

    No. I prefer to scent myself on purpose and in more practical areas.
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    Re: Water sign scorpio fragrance

    Are you sure? http://www.livescience.com/strangenews/your-astronomical-sign.html
  19. Thread: Testers?

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    Re: Testers?

    My first and last experience with testers:

    I ordered several tester bottles of the same juice from Parfum1.com. The bottle was pictured without a cap and the text said it came in a plain box....
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    Re: Unlimited Perfumes.com-RIP OFF !!

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=173632
  21. Re: The Excitement.....and The Dissapointment

    I believe I long-ago reached zen in this area. My energy goes into finding the lowest priced samples or bottles that I'm looking for at a reputable discounter and leveraging quantity against shipping...
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    Re: Creed News I just heard

    Are you sure the Neiman Marcus isn't a fake? It should say Neiman on the store front, not Neimen. :huh:
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    Re: Basic Wardrobe Editing now available

    Try deleting it from your wardrobe completely, then add it back.
  24. Re: Tobacco,spicy frag. like from the old jazz bar rooms full of cigar smoke

    I will just comment that I agree with you 100%. I suspect your nose is in fine health.
  25. Re: Crazy! Fragrance Kiosk Sellers at the Mall

    You did notice that Scented Monkey shows the "list" price as $65 right?

    So, the price being marked as $90, then checking her price list to see what kind of a "deal" she could give you was the...
  26. Re: Love XXV's incense but not so much the ISO E Super drydown...

    Good to know. I have no interest whatsoever in ever delving into fragrances beyond simply enjoying what smells good on me and others so, note to self - "Don't sniff raw chemicals used in fragrances."...
  27. Re: If I don't buy a fragrance's deo stick/spray with it, what can I use on my armpit

    The Mitchum gel has a removable top (not the cap, the top of the actual dispenser). Would be easy to empty all the Mitchum goop into a small bowl, mix in a few sprays of your favorite frag, and scoop...
  28. Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV: Any thought or reviews???

    I've been testing this lately from a large sample. I love it and most likely will buy a bottle.

    One thing that really surprised me was I could still detect it after wearing it one day and...
  29. Re: is there a way to see others wishlists, etc.

    Go to Google.com advanced search.

    Use the above link or, on the Google.com home page, click the Advanced Search link to the right of the search text box.

    In the first text box titled "all these...
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    Re: Navigation enhancement requested

    Ctrl+Home
  31. Thread: Gothic

    by MadScientist
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    Re: Gothic

    Salvidor Dali pH
  32. Re: Scented sweaters are getting on my nerves!

    X-O Odor Neutralizer - check-out the reviews.

    I ordered some of this stuff a few days ago (not from QVC). I'll let you know how effective it is for eliminating scent from my clothing and skin...
  33. Re: Had a near accident with my Jubilation

    If the precious juice doesn't leak out, puddle juice won't leak in.
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    Re: online vender question.

    same as 1stPerfume's contact info here: http://www.1stperfume.com/contactus.html

    Interesting. They used to publish their phone number and fax.
  35. Re: In 2008 we witnessed the return of two American Men's Classics

    Samples at ScentMonkey.com

    Shipping policy says they ship international but you may have to order by phone.
  36. Re: In 2008 we witnessed the return of two American Men's Classics

    Nicole Miller for Men

    And shouldn't we include the other two DKs - Chaos & Black Cashmere - since these are popular with both men and women? Granted, the vintage BC is still fairly easy to acquire.
  37. Sticky: Re: Please post expiration dates of discount offers

    There used to be a sticky or FAQ somewhere asking members to list the establishment, discount, and expiration date in the thread title - dunno where that is now. I still try to do this AND I try to...
  38. Re: Men's Reformulations - Let's play Sherlock Holmes and see what we find

    Here's a quick analysis I did of the "vintage" vs reissue versions of Nicole Miller for Men ingredients: http://community.basenotes.net/showpost.php?p=1301085&postcount=46

    Reinforces PhinClio and...
  39. Re: has anybody recieved old stock from scentedmonkey?

    Generally, IMO - Cheap prices + good reputation = fast-moving inventory = fresh stock

    Problem is, it's difficult to know. You would have to contact the perfume manufacturer and try to get them to...
  40. Re: Smoking causes cancer, wearing fragrance causes...

    It can't be good for you.
  41. Re: DK Black Cashmere "vintage" vs New version

    The eggs are still fairly easy to find online and they run about the same price as the new release but if the juices are the same, I would prefer the bottle that actually stands up. ;)

    More info...
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    Re: Dk Men Is Alive?????

    They're nothing alike but both great IMO. You can get a sample of Nicole Miller for Men at Scentmonkey.com or PerfumeWorldwide.com.
  43. DK Black Cashmere "vintage" vs New version

    Has anyone compared the old BC juice in the black egg to the new juice in the cylindrical bottle? Any indication the new version has been reformulated at all?

    By-the-way, the Bergdorf site lists...
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    Re: Inexpensive tobacco/vanilla frags?

    Laguna

    Fits all your criteria and adds a slightly tropical flavor.
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    Re: Has anyone shopped Perfume Network?

    Same company as 1stPerfume.com :thumbdown:

    See here before you buy: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=185700
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    Re: Mystery Sandalwood "du Bois"

    Could you have misheard and it starts with a "D"? Very similar phonetically.
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    Re: overstockperfume.com

    :thumbsup:

    Mods, maybe this thread could be appended to the 1stPerfume thread since OverstockPerfume.com is just another 1stPerfume.com mirror?
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    Re: Any scents with gas accords?

    Santa Maria Novella - I haven't tried this myself but many claim it to be a better CdG Garage, which supposedly contains a gasoline note in there somewhere. I've tried Garage just recently and can't...
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    Re: Tobacco reccomendations?

    Laguna
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    Re: Wholesale prices?

    Thanks ;) I received one of their wholesale lists a couple months ago. I was disappointed to see that most of their prices were slightly above or only $1 or $2 below the every-day discount prices at...
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    Re: Wholesale prices?

    This is what I'm think'n. But if wholesale prices turn out to run at least $4-5 cheaper on average (in quantity) than standard discount prices, then I would consider it worth finding myself a...
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    Wholesale prices?

    Does anyone have a wholesale account with any of the popular online non-niche discounters?

    MakesGoodScents.com
    ScentMonkey.com
    BigDiscount.com
    PerfumeWorldwide.com
    NameBrandPerfumes.com...
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    Re: Creed for sale at Vatican store

    Lol:D

    Take that Creed haters!

    Creed! Officially approved and endorsed by the Vatican. (...or something like that)
  54. Re: Preserving fragrances with a Food Saver

    This web site is all about over-thinking a certain thing.
  55. Re: Preserving fragrances with a Food Saver

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=218157

    ....and I'll add, no, do not put the whole bottle & box into the vacuum seal bag. Vacuum seal the bottle only, then stuff it back into the...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    I see you took anak's advice. Just keep in mind, drugs, alcohol, and guns don't mix very well ;)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 27th November 2008

    Testing CdG Tar, Garage and Montale Orient Extreme
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    Re: Buyer Beware 2

    You do know it is illegal for UPS to put anything into your mailbox right? If you were to build a "UPS Deliveries" or "NON-USPS Deliveries" box on your doorstep for them to put your packages in, I'm...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 26th November 2008

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: Can you remove spray tops?

    I try to do this but it's tricky and doesn't work with all atomizers. I've found that the trick is slow, steady pressure on the sprayer. It also sometimes helps to not let the sprayer travel all the...
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    Re: Can you remove spray tops?

    I can't think of any good search terms other than decant at the moment. Use decant and limit your search to thread titles and the men's and women's forums. That should give you only about 2 pages...
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    Re: Can you remove spray tops?

    Or, if you'd prefer not to destroy the spray mechanism/bottle....

    Some sprayers simply unscrew like the one on Geir, in which case, just use your preferred method (straight pour, funnel, eye...
  63. Re: Lot numbers on bottom of Chanel bottles ?

    I have 4 genuine bottles of Egoiste, all purchased at different times. Three of them have easy-to-read lot numbers on the bottom and one has a very faint number on the back near the bottom. All...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 22 Nov 08

    C&S Cuba
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    Re: SotD, Friday, 21 November 2008

    Versace Black Jeans
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    Re: SotD , Thursday November 20th , 2008

    Black Jeans
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    Re: SotD , Sunday 16th November , 2008

    just me
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 15 November 08

    STARDUST
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 14 November 08

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: Which Perfume Brands Have Expiration Dates

    I think many frags have a "shelf life" specified by the designer, after which retailers are supposed to pull the product from the shelf and send it back to be destroyed (although it probably gets...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 12 November 08

    Santal Noble
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 9 November 08

    J H L
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    Re: -{The Graveyard}-

    Nicole Miller for Men 125ml (Pulled a new 75ml out of my stash.)

    Laguna 100ml (will replace)
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    Re: Long term storage and preservation

    Same advice as for a splash bottle. It's exacty how I would store it.

    Incidentally, I recently saw a new low-cost hand-pump vacuum-sealer advertised on tv which i believe comes with resealable...
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    Re: Long term storage and preservation

    Besides refrigeration, you could seal the bottle in some kind of container filled with an inert gas or if the atomizer is removable, displace the air inside the bottle with the inert gas. Do a search...
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    Re: NEVER shop at 1stperfume.com !!!

    trandi, your post sounds sincere and balanced to me. If you are a shill, your technique is a bit too subtle - my position toward 1stPerfume.com is unchanged. Maybe you've fooled me but I don't...
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    Re: Czech & Speake - Cuba

    First, a link to a previous thread with additional info: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=199767

    Next, my review which will eventually show up in the Directory hopefully:
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 05 November

    C&S Frankincense & Myrrh
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 4 November 08

    C&S Cuba
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    Re: Pulse points: bogus?

    Hair is known to hold scent better than skin. There's generally more hair on the top of one's wrist than on the underside.

    What about the neck dpak? This is where people put cold compresses in...
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    Re: I have picked up on a new sales tactic

    Umm....

    How long has Basenotes been using that term in its directory rather than unisex??
  82. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about the number of fragrances you own?

    Never. Not even when I temporarily had the market cornered on Nicole Miller for Men.
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    Re: Let's agree on one fragrance!

    Why?
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 29 Oct 08

    Nicole Miller
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 24 October 08

    Nicole Miller
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    Re: Perfumes that smell like stinkbugs

    ( I LOL as I wonder where this thread is headed. )
  87. Re: giorgio red for men vs versace black jeans

    order samples of both from Scentmonkey.com

    check with Pugsley_f5 about free shipping coupon http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=210455
  88. Re: Dune: A Rather Complex and Unisex Oriental

    There's a thread in here somewhere about a recently discontinued Dior frag but it's not Dune. Dune can be found everywhere and it's fairly expensive for a designer frag so I'd guess it's still in...
  89. Re: Dune: A Rather Complex and Unisex Oriental

    This is a beautiful perfume but pretty feminine to my nose. There are some perfumes marketed to women that I wouldn't have a problem wearing; this isn't one of them.
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    Re: SoTD- Monday, Oct, 20 2k8 ;-)

    Egoiste Cologne Concentree
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    Re: Reuse Funnels?

    Please explain that concoction.

    I re-use plastic funnels. After transferring the frag with the funnel, I wash it out with rubbing alcohol, then wash it with liquid hand soap (dish soap would...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 19 October 08

    STARDUST
  93. Re: Would you buy a spacecraft fragrance?

    Maybe they have it backward. Maybe cows (steak) smell like space. I'm sure you've heard the stories of mutilated cows and supposed alien abductions of livestock.


    It sounds funny as long as you...
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    Re: SotD - Monday October 13th - 2008

    D&G PH
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 8 Oct 08

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 7 Oct 08

    STARDUST
  97. Re: HELP!!! UK/European/US fragrance wholesalers? HELP!

    MakesGoodScents.com is the internet/discount division of a wholesaler.

    ScentMonkey.com has a wholesale division.

    I believe BigDiscount.com has a wholesale division.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 5 Oct 08

    KISS Men
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 2 October 08

    Nicole Miller for Men
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 1 Oct 08

    Santal Noble
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