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    Re: SotD - Friday, 16th May 2008

    New Haarlem- a new favorite.

    Lally
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    Re: SotD, Friday, 9 May 2008

    A little less dog today... and a lot more Creed Virgin Island Water!

    Lally
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 8 May 08

    Hello Everyone! Sorry I have been offline for a while. I rescued an Old English Sheepdog last week and have been really busy with him. His name is Max and his pic is my avatar.

    Today I am...
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    Re: Most worn in April

    2 Dzing
    3 New Haarlem
    3 Virgin Island Water
    1 Tea for Two
    1 Clear Day
    1 Hermes Med
    1 L' Heure Bleue
    2 Coney Island
    2 Fire Island
    1 Un Jardin Sur de Nil
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 May

    It's Dzing for me today. Today is a good day/ bad day. I am taking our classroom rat to the vet to either get a tumor removed or have her put to sleep. Then, after school, I may be getting a new...
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    Re: SotD Friday 25 April

    Wow- birthday cake AND pain pills- must be FRIDAY!!!!!

    Am sampling Chinatown today. I know a lot of people do not like Bond, but I must say, me likee!

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 April

    Am sampling Coney Island.
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    Has anyone ever thought about..... ?

    Has anyone ever though about having regional get-togethers? Imagine basenoters coming together to first meet and greet and then swap and sell (and sample, sample sample!). We could even trade...
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    Re: SotD Monday 21 April

    I have been sampling (and loving!!!) a lot of Bond No. 9. Drat you people who sent me samples! Now I want to buy, buy, buy!

    Anyway... today is Fire Island.
  10. Thread: Shipping Perfume

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    Re: Shipping Perfume

    I just sent samples and a full bottle not too long ago, told the lady at the post office what it was and had no problem. I had already written "fragile" on the packages. Not a prob.
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    Re: SotD Friday 18 April

    I am wearing Coney Island from a sample sent by Bleu. I really like it- but every now and then I get a sniff of something off. Not sure what it is...

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Monday 14 April

    I am sampling New Haarlem today thanks to Tao... this is worth a BIG bottle!

    Lally
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    Re: Hey smokers! Give up!

    As a child of two smoking parents, I am amazed that none of my siblings or I smoke. I would never tell anyone smoking was right or wrong, but I lost both of my parents to lung cancer last summer. ...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 8 April

    Today, another sample... Etienne Aigner Clear Day. Hard to find a lot of info on this... what little I did find called it an "aromatic floral essence".

    Lally
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    Re: Stealing Scents from the Guys

    OOOOO- Just learned about Tobacco Vanille. Will have to put it on my jonesing list!

    Lally
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    Stealing Scents from the Guys

    As a lover and occasional wearer of "men's" fragrances, I was wondering what you like to buy or borrow for yourselves that is either marketed for men or unisex?

    I wear Tea for Two which many have...
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    Re: APRIL!!! What did you buy?

    Ordered Love's True Bluish Light from Ava Luxe and 40.00 of samples from TPC:
    Hermes Un Jardin en Mediterranee
    Guerlain L'Heure Bleue EDP
    Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur
    POTL People of the...
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    Re: SotD Monday 7th of April, 2008

    Started out wearing a sample of something with a smeared title- Moschino perhaps. It did not last. I keep a few decants in my desk at work so now I am sniffing Tea for Two. Yum.

    Lally
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    Re: Hermes "Kelly" Handbag - yours FREE!!

    Many thanks, Tommi - Also got to play a little slots!

    Lally
  20. Thread: Ava Luxe

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    Ava Luxe

    Serena just added more Love's True Bluish Light to her etsy website. Just an FYI.

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 3 April 2008

    Creed Virgin Island Water- happy day!
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    Re: Perfume Salespeople - your experiences?

    I've only been to a few places to look for perfume. First was Nordstrom and the people were very helpful and friendly even though I looked like el-crapola- sweatpants and the works. I ended up...
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    Re: Policy change - consumer reviews on Basenotes

    Yikes! Ok, got me. Was building up a head of rage until I read the other comments. Newbie here.

    Lally
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    Re: Time for Another Contest! PLEASE VOTE!

    It WAS fun- thanks for all who competed and voted! Yay us!!

    Lally
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    Re: Most worn in March and 1st Quarter

    I did not keep track and think I came very close to wearing a different scent every day, but I have worn Dzing 2 or 3 times since I have received my bottle.
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    Re: Time for Another Contest! PLEASE VOTE!

    A little more than 2 hours left to vote. Not much response yet- am hoping for a last minute surge!
    --------------------------------------
    Ok- five o'clock has come and gone and we have a winner! ...
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    Re: Time for Another Contest!

    I was hoping to get a few more entries but..... TIME IS UP! Please PM me the name of the person whom you would like to win. I'll close voting at 5 pm tomorrow.

    Good luck!
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    Re: Time for Another Contest!

    Welll......... creativity is a sizzling on the basenotes community! I think I will leave this open until 5 pm tomorrow (EST). Then we'll have time to vote.
    What fun!
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    Re: Time for Another Contest!

    These are great so far!
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    Re: Time for Another Contest!

    Great start- anyone else?

    Lally

    PS- I have a former student, Erik, on the current season of Survivor. Go Erik!!!
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 27th 2008

    Ahhhh... why did it take me so many months to discover Dzing!? LOVE IT!!!!! It came yesterday along with 6 samples from L'Artisan. I've heard the 50 ml was being discontinued but they still have...
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    Time for Another Contest! PLEASE VOTE!

    Up for grabs is a BIG bottle of D&G Red which I won not too long ago from TVlampboy. It's a tad too spicy for me so I thought I would pass it on in the spirit of his generosity.

    In this contest,...
  33. Thread: Comfort scents

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    Re: Comfort scents

    I wear either Angel Innocent or my cotton candy body spray.

    Lally
  34. Thread: March Purchases?

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    Re: March Purchases?

    I just went to our local Sephora and came away with Fairytales. It is a limited edition perfume, decorated with a motif of mirrored fairies. The scent is described as a floriental.

    Notes are:...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th March

    Am wearing Vanilla Champagne but am jonesing for Chinatown and Dzing! Such is life!

    Lally
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    Re: Other half's scent.

    I have had to buy him stuff- he came to me with a little basket of cologne he'd had since high school, including an old and I mean OLD) bottle of Old Spice. My Grandpa wore Old Spice! LOL

    He...
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    Re: Best way to apply vials?

    I usually transfer the juice to a small spray vial- much easier to use.
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    Re: Fragrance Video Reviews - FragranceTalk

    I agree totally- even if I weren't an English teacher!
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    Re: SotD 12th March 2008

    Hanae Mori today- "The fragrance is a rare blend of berries and flowers, with a distinctive tone of strawberries and almond, giving an impression of vanilla."
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 11th March 2008

    D&G Red..... thanks to TVLampBoy..... to be honest, this is not a fave of mine. Following his generous spirit, I will probably be giving it away through a contest.

    Lally
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    Re: Any scents you enjoy but won't buy again?

    Burberry for Women, Mentafolia, Vanilla Champagne and Bright Crystal will not be replaced. I love Burberry and Mentafolia but I have a big bottle of each and they don't get used that often.
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    Re: SotD Monday 10 March

    I am sampling Tom Ford's Black Orchid today.

    I have heard so much about Ava Luxe but can't find many frags online- even at her website. Any clues?

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Sunday 9 March

    I am sampling Rubylips by Salvadore Dali. It smells familiar but I can't put my finger (or nose) on it!

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 March

    I have to uit reading this- have too many I want to try! I am wearing Coco Mlle. from a sample.

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 4 March

    Am trying Fendi Palazzo today from a sample.

    Notes:
    Mandarin Orange, Bergamot, Pink Pepper Berries, Orange Blossom, Jasmine, Bulgarian Rose, Patchouli, Gaiac Wood.

    Didn't like it at first; it...
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 March

    Good morning everyone! A rainy, droopy day here in Michigan. Even though I do not have 31 different samples of perfume designed by Women, I am going to wear a different sample every day.

    Today...
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    Re: A long forgotten ladies classic!

    Me, me! She converted me! LOL I really like it and purchased my own bottle.

    Lally
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    Re: Coco or Coco Mademoiselle?

    I have a question... I seem to recall someone saying that the formula for Coco changed since it was first released (in the 80s?). Is that true and if so, does anyone know when? I have a bottle of...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 24 February

    Wore Light Blue today- forgot how much I liked it.
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    Re: Funny Confessions

    Oh... juice bar makes gummi bear perfume! LOLOL Oh to be young again. The same sight also has the cotton candy I use.
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    Funny Confessions

    Does anyone wear anything that they are embarrassed to admit (at least a little)?

    When I go to bed, I spray myself with Prince Matchabelli Cotton Candy (2.47 at Walmart). Seriously- it smells...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 21 February

    Today after choosing my scent,
    I trailed Un Jardin sur le Nil as I went.
    My only frag from Hermes...
    My nose thinks "Hooray!"
    It even pleases my gent.
  53. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    That's awesome! LOL

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 February

    Thanks to Indiscreet, I am wearing CSP - Vanille Mokha and that's EXACTLY what it smells like! Yummy!
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    Re: The sad fate of outgrown fragrances

    Maybe if we tag our posts with what we have for sale or swap, we can do so. I know I was disappointed to see the minimum number of posts allowed to swap. I had Missoni Acqua and Cartier Delices eau...
  56. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    Thanks! Sure you don't want to be groped? (Wink wink)

    Lally
  57. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    I don't think this thread will end
    We're having too much fun hitting "send"
    Even though there's no prize
    We can't help being wise
    With the wonderful limericks we've penned.
  58. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    Your sweet words have given me hope
    That not everyone thinks I'm a dope
    I was writing for fun
    And surprised that I won
    (though I do wish I had gotten to grope)

    L
  59. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    I'm sorry... I didn't mean for them all the be judged, if they were. More than a few people have mentioned it. I followed up on just writing for fun. I'm sorry if that bothered anyone. I think...
  60. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    Sestra's quite the wordy she-cat
    Throwing out words just like that
    She IS amazingly smart
    For a British tart
    A virtual lexicon-crat!
  61. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    I just hauled my ass out of bed
    To see if I won any Red
    I am very thankful I won
    But all were wonderfully done
    (And no one had to actually give head.)

    Sestra thinks I deserve a red butt
    For...
  62. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    I have to stop on a dime - am starting to think in rhyme! I am going to bed and reading instead (YIKES- SEE WHAT I MEAN!)

    Make it stopppppppppp!

    Goodnight to all and good luck (ok- am...
  63. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    What would we do for the "Red"?
    We'd flash, shred clothes, and give head.
    Each become such a poet
    (and did not even know it)
    We begged and we rhymed and we pled.
  64. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    So I guess we're suppose to be gaudy
    sexy and slinky and naughty
    I'd flash you my muff
    for a bottle of stuff
    Is that enough to be bawdy?

    (I know this doesn't count but I can't make myself...
  65. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    "Ladies take note" said tvlampboy
    "I've got perfume for you to enjoy."
    It started a parade
    a friendly escapade
    Camaraderie, friendship and joy.

    Hehehe.
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    Re: need advice please: selling fumes on ebay

    I am selling a few on ebay right now for the same reason- I just set the price at the lowest I was willing to sell them for and set a flat shipping fee.

    Lally
  67. Re: Lowbrow For Lovely: A Limerick Contest For Free Frags

    There once was a cheapo from Michigan
    who's trying to win perfume once again.
    The cheapo was me
    and I say with a plea...
    Pick me! Or I'm doomed to stink out my man.

    Oh well. LOL

    Lally
  68. Re: SOTD Thursday 14th February - Happy Valentine's Day

    Good morning everyone!

    Am wearing Tea for Two today..... yummy.

    Lally
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    Re: Operation Glass Slipper

    You could also buy bigger bottles and decant into smaller. They (BBW) do have some great sprays though I don't think they last really long. Can we donate our own samples of perfume we have or do...
  70. Thread: Perfume trouble

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    Re: Perfume trouble

    Awwww. .. poor you! I know how you feel, at least a little. I am now very interested in perfumes and have allergies and asthma as well. Not much bothers it as far as perfume goes, but I did have a...
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    Re: The sad fate of outgrown fragrances

    I tried to add a sale thread but don;t have enough postings yet so am selling on ebay. :-(

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 February

    Am starting out in Angel Innocent... new bottle to replace the old... yummy!
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 February

    Wow- thanks for all the birthday greetings! It wasn't bad, actually- first one without my Mom calling me up and singing to me at 8:00 am. My significant other is out of town on his job and this is...
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 February

    Good morning! Two snow days in a row and we have school today- on my 41st birthday! LOL Am celebrating in Un Jardin sur de Nil. I am never sure if I am spelling that right!

    Lally

    PS-...
  75. Re: Haiku Contest: Free Bottle Of Rl Safari For Women

    disappointed now
    but am sure I will be fine
    just not smelling nice
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    Re: prettiest and ugliest...

    True- Had forgotten Light Blue.
  77. Re: Haiku Contest: Free Bottle Of Rl Safari For Women

    Excitement all 'round
    Who will win the joyful juice?
    I can hardly wait....

    (LOL)
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    prettiest and ugliest...

    I know there was a similar thread a while ago, but was wondering....

    1. What is your prettiest fragrance bottle and please describe.
    2. What is your ugliest (plainest, etc) bottle and please...
  79. Re: Haiku Contest: Free Bottle Of Rl Safari For Women

    green floral pathways
    is that citrus in the air?
    lovely, lovely day
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    Re: Newbie Mistakes, What Were Your's?

    My biggest problem so far has been buying what I liked and then finding things I liked BETTER. I now have about 12 bottles and am going to sell a few because while I liked then at the time, I like...
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    Re: TGIF! Sotd Friday 1 February

    Am wearing Tea for Two (thanks to Colin!)... my sweetie was sent out on a run yesterday, right through the storm. He had to deliver a load from Detroit to St. Louis- took him almost 16 hours but he...
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    Re: Raise your hand if you've spilled

    Nothing major- spilled a sample of Bright Crystal. My pj bottoms smelled so nice I bought a bottle. I also had a sample of Brit seep into my bag.

    Lally
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    Re: The last man on Earth...

    I love that smiley!!!
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    Re: The last man on Earth...

    Ok Smartypants! LOL What would he have to be wearing to rev your engines?
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    The last man on Earth...

    If it were you and the last man on Earth (whomever he may be).... what would HE be wearing?

    Lally

    PS- Minds out of the gutter.... of course he's naked, but what COLOGNE is he wearing?
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    Re: What did you NOT buy today?

    I have not yet bought Un Jardin sur de Nil (spelling?). I want it!!!!!

    Lally
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    Re: SotD Monday 28 January

    In the library with all my classes today- ugh. Wearing Ellen Tracy- ummmm.
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    Re: Fragrant Memories ~

    Mom ~ Coco
    Dad ~ Stetson
    Grandma ~ Jungle Gardenia
    Grandpa ~ Old Spice
    Grammar School days ~ Love's Baby Soft
    High School days ~ Charlie, Cachet, White Shoulders
    First Love ~ Caesar Woman,...
  89. Re: U.S. tax rebates in the works--will you spend yours on fragrances?

    Hmmm... appears I am the only spendthrift, huh? LOL

    Lally

    I have an excuse- lots of catching up to do!
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    Re: TGIF! Sotd Friday 25 January

    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil for me today. I remember smelling this at a store and not liking it very much. Everyone raved so much that I caved and got a sample. Wow- me likey.

    Celebrating the middle...
  91. Re: U.S. tax rebates in the works--will you spend yours on fragrances?

    Tea for Two... here I come!

    Lally

    Maybe some Virgin Island Water..... hmmmmm.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 24 January

    Am wearing The Pink Room today- it's a sample. Not really loving it.

    Lally

    According to Luckyscents, this is perfume 1 by the Pink Room:
    bergamot, rose, jasmine, lily of the valley, violet,...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 January

    Am in Versace Bright Crystal today... and brought a few bottles of perfume in to share with my teacher friends!

    Lally

    Happy "Hump" Day!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 January

    Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Mentafolia- thanks to wolfie's sample I bough a BIG bottle!

    Lally
  95. Thread: Success!!

    by lally
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    Re: Success!!

    When I first wanted to try samples, I went on ebay and searched under women's fragrances for "samples" and then to "mixed lots". There are quite a variety available and you can get a wide variety to...
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    Re: Perfume(commitment) Anxiety?

    I do that a bit every morning. My main problem is buying a new scent that I eventually like a lot better than my first purchases, which I now hardly wear. I am thinking of selling a few to finance...
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    Re: Time to confess.... how many?

    I count a bottle as anything more than a mini- some of my bottles are much bigger than others.
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    Time to confess.... how many?

    I just realized today that my full bottle purchases has reached 10. Never in my life would I have thought I'd own 10 bottles of perfume. That is, my life BEFORE Basenotes (and I've only been a...
  99. Re: Which frags have you purchased more than twice...

    Back in my uneducated days before BN (lol), I bought multiple bottles of Charlie and Halston. Recently, the only perfume I have purchased twice so far is Angel Innocent. I suspect many more to...
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    Re: Today I bought... (January, 2008)

    Thanks to a sample of Ellen Tracy Twolf sent me, I ordered a bottle and it arrived today. Yippee!

    lally
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