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  1. 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...
  8. 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...
  12. 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.
  16. 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.
  19. Sticky: Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    :shocked:
  20. 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.
  27. 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
  30. 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?
  32. 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...
  37. Sticky: 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.
  40. 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. ;)
  51. 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.
  63. Re: What's your fragrance for your last day on Earth?

    Decay.
  64. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    I remember popping into one of their shops late last year for a few sniffs (first and only time I've ever visited one of their stores) and liking Devil's Nightcap and Hellstone. However, I haven't...
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    Re: Best Amouage for Men

    Yep.
  66. Re: D.S. & Durga Boston Ivy; a surprise find.

    This is quickly becoming one of my most-worn fragrances (Burning Barbershop already is). I also own Bowmakers, but that one is more specific as to when it "wants" to be worn. I haven't tried any...
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    I got mine today. I'm not very familiar with aquatics (not my cup of tea), but this one's nice. Is this Cool Water?
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    Re: Sartorial doesn't perform on my skin

    Same here.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The bottle spoke to you? :shocked:
  70. Re: Jour de Fete by L'Artisan Parfumeur re-released

    The new version's cap is perfectly round (I'm going off if memory as I don't have it in front of me at the moment). I'll snap a pic and post it when I get a chance. I do get wheat from it and it...
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    Re: Anyone apply fragrances to their ribs?

    Vitamin K (lots of it) helps prevent that.
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    Re: Kobe - Is Xerjoff Fooling Us?

    If you are going to use something based on people's potential impressions of how much it cost you, you're better off getting into collecting Rolexes.


    Same here.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Keep 'em coming! :)
  74. Re: What are your top 3 Cartier Fragrances still in production

    Declaration d'un Soir, Santos... and that's it.
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    Re: July Purchases

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/65601.jpg?width=320

    http://img.kintokido.com/CdG-BZ-I003-051_0.jpg

    http://stilllifeboutique.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/DS-Durga-Boston-Ivy1.jpg...
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    Re: Le Labo Refill -Not original purchaser

    They don't ID you when you buy it, so it shouldn't be a problem. The name on my Oud 27 is whatever I randomly came up with when filling out the info slip. If you want, you could say it's for/from a...
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    They'll start making fruity oud combos... some have started already. The sub-genre shall be known as "Froud." You read it first here, folks.
  78. Re: Article: 15 things you didn't know about men's fragrances

    "In 2010, the House of Creed released Aventus. That is all you need to know about men's fragrances." :bath:
  79. Re: How long do you wait after a shower until you apply your fragrance?

    Anywhere between however long it takes me to grab a bottle and spray it on and the next time I shower.
  80. Re: How do you feel about the Ramon Monegal house?

    The one I liked enough to buy was Umbra.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    All modesty aside, I take compliments from males to mean more since I have been complimented by females pretty constantly throughout my life.

    Also, my cultural exposure, tells me that it "takes...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Last compliment I received was for Tom of Finland. It came from a fe-less female.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    The last compliment I got was from a male. I thought about posting it on the compliments thread, but it calls only for "female compliments" which I assume refers to compliments from females. :(
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    Re: Apple-scented Fragrances?

    I have no suggestions but wanted to comment on your new username. Nice change!
  85. Re: L'Artisan - which one to get first out of the following 4:

    By your criteria, I'd also vote for Al Oudh.

    You might want to give Dzing! a test if you haven't already.
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    Re: Anyone apply fragrances to their ribs?

    I'm a dry rub only kinda guy.
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    Re: You get one....

    1. Les Nombres d'Or - Ambre
    2. Eau des Baux
    3. Thirty-Three
    4. Peau d'Espagne
    5. Ore
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    Re: What is the most OVERRATED fragrance?

    Potpourri.
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    Re: Best Perfume under 150$

    I love and own a bottle of Peau d'Espagne. Excellent performance for eaux de cologne, too.
  90. Re: What does everything think of Bond Bleecker st?

    I like it well enough.

    The Bond No 9 bottles, in general, remind me of the pointy electric guitars from the 80s era. Bleecker Street's, in particular, reminds me of Steve Vai's swirled Jems:
    ...
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    Re: Most Powdery?

    Nasomatto Blamage is pretty powdery.
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    I wore Americana Rust for the first time yesterday and wow! It has a quality tobacco note with a little tar (cade?) around the edges in the opening. Then it's all tobacco for a while until a syrupy...
  93. Re: Pathétique, performance perfume_________Pathétique contest.

    Tobacco, lavender, lily of the valley, cinnamon, jasmine, cumin, Lambrusco, pizzoccheri, goat blackberries, and a little bit of dog's hair. ;)
  94. Re: O'Driù brings Niche back to its place (Olfactive Obsessions)

    Osmose them from the mind into a bottle. :thumbsup:
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    Re: How Do You Open Sample Vials?

    Carefully. I just had my very first accident while opening one a week ago (Andrea Maack Coven), and I dropped it and lost about 70% of it. :(
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    Re: Vanilla (aka, help a single dad :)

    I'll echo the Shalimar suggestion, but it would be a tough daily wear as kumquat pointed out. Maybe one of the many vanillas by Comptoir Sud Pacifique.
  97. Re: I want to start off my fragrance collection

    Sephora would be excellent to get acquainted with more fragrances. If you're not sure whether they'll decant samples for you in Polska, it won't hurt to ask. Worst that could happen is you'll get a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Eki, to me, opens effervescent and lemony. There is a salty quality to it, too, and I get a vibe of old-school powdered laundry detergent. In fact, it throws me back a few years to the days when I’d...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Thanks everyone. I'm not claiming to be the perfect on-topic poster, but let's reel the discussion back in to the sample pass as much as possible. :thumbsup:

    By the way, I am currently wearing...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Agreed. That was my whole intention with getting the thread back up. I was not looking for discussions about how some people dislike Frank Sinatra, how it's cool to charge $8 per ml because other...
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