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  1. Thanks for the read Marlen! Cheers! François

    Thanks for the read Marlen!

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Spamming messages?

    Same spammer for me too.
    Yesterday it was another one.

    Can you block spammers by IP?
    Possibly it's the same person behind them?
  3. Re: Francois's swap list (Canada & US only)

    Tokyo is gone! (to Canada... :)
  4. Re: Francois's swap list (Canada & US only)

    Added Roccobarocco for men.
    This one:
    http://www.beautyencounter.com/products/large/8033433731106.jpg?w=150&h150
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    Francois' wanted thread

    Hi, and thanks for looking!

    My swaplist is here by the way:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/371577-Francois-s-swap-list-%28Canada-amp-US-only%29

    So, I'm looking for (bottles):

    Baldessarini...
  6. Re: Update: Speed, Huddler bits, Other stuff [21 Dec 2013]

    Don't forget to take some rest too, Grant! :)
    Thanks for everything and All the Best for 2014!

    Cheers!
    François
  7. Francois's swap list (Canada & US only)

    Hi, and thanks for reading!

    Please don't reply in the thread, send me a PM, thanks!

    Baby Blue Jeans
    Boucheron EDT fraicheur
    Brit for men
    Burberry for men (1995)
    Burberry The Beat for men...
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    Re: Security announcement

    Thanks Grant.
    Another busy website that's in my daily routine is talkbass.com.
    Here's what the site's owner wrote:

    Just to inform you about this other option.

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Welcome Home!

    Thanks much and congrats!

    Cheers!
    François
  10. Re: An example of "perfectly built" perfume?

    Bvlgari pour homme
  11. Re: Lag waiting for 'handpickedmedia.co.uk' when loading pages

    Get the Adblock Plus extension and say goodbye to lags and annoying ads at the same time. :)
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    Re: Thoughts on Tsar and Boucheron?

    Regarding Tsar, I suggest you look at YSL Jazz instead.
    Similar but Jazz is much better, IMHO.
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    Re: Thoughts on Tsar and Boucheron?

    The dominant top note in BPH is not lemon but verbena.
    This scent is quite different than Eau Sauvage, although both are fresh chypres.
    It's dryer, less suave then ES, which is far richer and...
  14. Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    :)
    Enjoy, David!
  15. Re: Favorite Inexpensive Drug Store Products...

    The new DOVE - Men care line is really great.
    I used to use mainly Nivea for men products, mais am now switching to the new Dove for men line.
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    Re: Shipping to Canada from US

    I had hundreds of transactions worlwide and had stuff confiscated only three times I think.
    As for duty, I did a lot of orders with Strawberrynet and had to pay fees only a few times.
    FragranceNet...
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    Re: Freaking Spam...

    Thanks for the explanations, much appreciated.
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    Re: Freaking Spam...

    Isn't there an option in the forum software so that new users posts *must* be approved before they appear in the boards?
    Say until they reach some floor limit, like 10 posts.
    This would maybe give...
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    Re: Unscented Soaps?

    I often use unscented Goat Milk soaps and they're great.
    All the local drugstore chains have their own house-brand.
    Ditto for Dove unscented.
  20. Re: Re-discovering a true Gem : "OLEG CASSINI" EDT for Men (year 1976)

    I don't think the 1994 version has anything in common with the original.
    The former is an icy floral, and still available.
  21. Re: Kindly requesting any feedback about the brand Proraso

    Very good stuff for the price indeed.
    I also prefer the green tea/aloes line to the harsher eucalyptus/menthol one.
  22. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Grant should turn off new members for the moment methinks.
    I also suspect some kind of server flooding from malicious people.
  23. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Thanks for the feedback Grant!
    Hope all is fixed soon!

    Best regards,
    François
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    With all due respect, is the post count that much important?
    I only wish we can browse under normal conditions, that's all.
    Edit:
    It's already better as we speak.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    I'm getting lots of Database error screens right now.
    Server's hard disk is full?
    Forum software database has reach its limit size?
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    +1
    This is becoming a complete joke.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    I get the PM notifications, no problem with that.
    Browsing on BN has always been a weakness, unfortunately.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Likewise here.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Yesterday it was terrible in the morning here.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    No database errors but often quite slow here.
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    Vermeil White

    Hi.
    Looking for this, as well as a few others.
    My swaplist is here: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/309464-Caron-Dior-Pinaud-Ungaro-L%C3%A9onard-Shiseido-etc

    Thanks for looking!

    Merry...
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Lots of problems here too. Site unavailable, or slow, and no email PM notifications.
    (located in Canada)
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Recently had frequent slowdowns here too.
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    Re: 12 May Update

    Thanks a lot Grant!
    You deserve the best!
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Ditto.
    It'd be nice to hear from Grant what's going on.

    Best regards,
    François
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    Re: Unable to save avatar image

    +1 here.
    I was wondering if it was related to the fact I'm now on Linux, but I see I'm not alone with this issue.
  37. Re: How to leave marketplace feedback? Link has disappeared

    This morning, the URL in the PM I got yesterday has changed to this:
    http://0.0.146.146/itrader.php?u=5628

    Needless to say, it also doesn't work, but it's really strange...
    iTrader still has...
  38. Re: How to leave marketplace feedback? Link has disappeared

    iTrader seems to be running again, thanks!
    However, when I click on the link to see the token I got, here's the URL: http://37522/itrader.php?u=5628
    There's obviously something wrong there!

    Best...
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    I also often have connection problems these days.
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    Re: Basenotes Site Problems

    Ditto.
    Lots of connection problems recently.
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    Re: Why is Sung Homme so unpopular?

    It smells very strong and harsh when applied, but gets much better after, say, a couple of hours, when everything has settle in.
    Gets better and better along the day.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Ditto!
    Merci beaucoup Grant!

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Seems to be working now, thanks!
    I saw some warnings at the top of a page once.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Thanks Grant.

    This doesn't seem to work.

    Best,
    François
  45. Re: Sale/Swap board thread title request!

    +1!
    Excellent suggestion!
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    No, Javascript is a different thing.
    In Internet Explorer, it's called another way though. (I'm using Firefox)
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    Maybe Javascript is turned off in your browser?
    (just a thought)
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    No new PM email notifications here either.

    Thanks,
    François

    Last minute edit: just got one!
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    Thanks Grant.
    However, I can't even get a member profile anymore, I get this:

    Warning: require_once([path]/includes/functions_itrader.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open stream: No such...
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    User CP (control panel) is broken

    The link http://www.basenotes.net/usercp.php doesn't work here.
    I get the following error message:

    Warning: require_once([path]/includes/functions_pt_usercp.php) [function.require-once]: failed...
  51. How to leave marketplace feedback? Link has disappeared

    Hi.
    I'm about to leave a marketplace feedback but don't see the link anymore in the user profile. (the Marketplace feedback tab)

    Thanks!
    François
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    Re: Which Worth Pour Homme

    The original was quite similar to Paco Rabanne classic, but lighter, and too synthetic a vibe for me.
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    Re: JetLag by Azzaro?

    Maybe you should pursue them ? :)

    What will be the next one? I hope not Armpit! :D
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    Re: JetLag by Azzaro?

    Cockpit has been released, as you wished! :)

    Anyone actually tried Jetlag or Cockpit ?

    Regards,
    François
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    Re: Search function / crashes

    Yep!
    Thanks, and All the Best for 2011!
  56. Re: New Posts - Sorry, Basenotes is over capacity.

    Ditto.
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    Re: TABLE tag?

    Thanks Grant.

    All the best!
    François
  58. Re: Best (Canadian Friendly) Site to Buy Fragrances?

    Always had good service with FragranceNet.
    Lately, I've been ordering everything from StrawberryNet, but I don't know if they have what you seek.
    I'm in Quebec City, by the way.
  59. Samba sent similar to Tabac Original?

    Hi.
    Is there a Samba scent similar to Tabac original?
    Just wondering.

    Thanks!
    François
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    TABLE tag?

    Hi.
    How can I create a table in a post?
    I tried the table tag to no avail.
    Reading the BB's code list help, I also see the [table data] and [table row] tags.
    How can I use them to create a table...
  61. Re: Anyone still having issues connecting to the Server?

    I've not had any problems since at least one week.
    Kudos to Grant, and thanks!
    :thumbup:
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    Re: What does the Stars Mean?

    It has to do with the number of posts you've done and your ranking, methinks.
  63. Re: Anyone still having issues connecting to the Server?

    No redirects for me.

    If I can give a hint of what is probably happening with all the problems since years, and with all due respect to Grant, I think the site is poorly coded. (and I know Grant...
  64. Re: Anyone still having issues connecting to the Server?

    I'm getting "Database error" problems quite often. (just less than an hour ago for instance)
    With all due respect, Basenotes is the most unreliable website I know.
    Thanks for looking into these...
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    Re: server issues

    Thanks Grant.
    A few minutes ago I had the "Database error" again.
    Is it a server issue?
    Reloading the page worked this time. (in the past I was usually stuck with this error message)

    Best...
  66. Is there an absence indicator feature on the PM system?

    If I'm away for a week and someone sends me a PM, is there a way to leave an absence message or something?

    TIA!
    François
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    Connection to the website

    Hi.
    I'm experiencing a whacky connection to the website.
    Sometimes, it's completely unresponsive.
    At best, it's quite slow.
    I remember Grant saying, a while ago, that some of the HTML code had to...
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    Re: S. T. Dupont Passenger

    Anyone tried it yet?
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    Forum search engine buggy?

    Maybe the board indexes need to be recompiled or something but I've tried several searches and most of them failed with no results found.

    Thanks!

    Best regards,
    François
  70. Re: Customs & Canada Post "Destroyed" My Bois d'Orage!

    I have lost about three or four packages out of over two hundreds, in the past years.
    But I only got the letter from the Customs once.
    In the other cases, I think the customs agent just decided to...
  71. Re: No Email notification of new Private Messages

    I have the same problem too!
  72. Dunhill Desire for men gift set razor?

    Hi.
    Anyone knows which blades I can use with this razor I just got yesterday?
    Too long ago since I had a Gillette Trac II so I can't try them.
    The blade that comes with it has two blades like a...
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    Re: Body cream for the face?

    Thanks guys!

    Best,
    François
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    Body cream for the face?

    Hi.
    Do you think body cream (like Acqua Di Parma's Comolia Assoluta one) could be used on the face, after shaving?
    Would it be too greasy or not appropriate for the face skin pores?

    Thanks!...
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    Re: Italian lavender?

    Thanks guys!
    That Lavanda Tonica seems to be the one to look at!

    Regards,
    François
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    Italian lavender?

    Hi.
    I'd like to get suggestions on a good lavender scent, in the Pour un Homme de Caron or Yardley's English Lavender styles, but from an Italian house, please.

    Thanks!
    François
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