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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 10 April, 2014.

    MikeP, thank you :) L'Origan is Oregano, but the fragrance doesn't smell like herbs, very nice. I have a vintage bottle, I can send you a sample if you wish.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 10 April, 2014.

    Extreme K, I am behind my Pride and Prejudice schedule... but then all my lovely books are packed and in storage. I have them in nineteenth century gold edged illustrated editions, still beats the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 10 April, 2014.

    Hi everybody, I am in Chypre Green by Pecksniff.

    I was away for some time, the back thing was not going well and I couldn't do much computer stuff. Everything is fine again.

    Can't stand this...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I have some niche, nice to think about which one I will wear...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Chypre! Hurray! I had a very busy day yesterday, a great day. In the morning the classic Chypre de Coty, lovely, but actually a bit too tame for me. We went to a talk with inner afterwards, in the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 16 March, 2014.

    Good sunday morning everybody! I have done something bad to my back and haven't been able to move for a few days. Today its a bit better. La Perla EdP for me today, it is my easy-to-go-to fragrance...
  7. Re: Stereotypical "Feminine" Bottles, Packaging: Irritating? Offensive? Humiliating?

    We should be the target market though, I have more money now to spend on fragrances, and even money to spend to give them as gifts. When I was a student I used free samples or had to ask a bottle for...
  8. Re: Stereotypical "Feminine" Bottles, Packaging: Irritating? Offensive? Humiliating?

    It wouldn't. JPG didn't use a bottom as a bottle.
    You do however get these kinds of bum and breast vessels in joke shops....
  9. Re: Stereotypical "Feminine" Bottles, Packaging: Irritating? Offensive? Humiliating?

    Is should be a joke. It has to be a joke. In any decent civilization it would be a joke.
    But I am starting to loose hope...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 7 March 2014.

    Juji45, happy belated birthday!
    http://bookhaven.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/victorian-vintage-roses-free-birthday-card-birds-hands.jpg

    Jon, loved you ''Blenheim's bouquet'' poster of...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I am going to wear Soir de Lune, Sisley. Because my (Arab) husband always comments it reminds him of the rose/oud ''perfumes people wear at home''.
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    Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    And thanks Rogalal for being willing to organise, brilliant!
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    Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    I think the trolleys have their practical use, depends on where you are and where you go to. Definitely take a warm coat, the three days I was there it was supposed to be warm and sunny and it was...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 5 March 2014.

    Quarry, I suppose getting the Kobayashi Maru reference denotes you as hopelessly nerdified.

    Jon, What a lovely storefront! I want to go there!

    ErinK, not èverything needs to be ''Chypre'' :)
    ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 5 March 2014.

    Xscent, Love the diagram. So recognizable. My husband the Q says he's firmly pink and only pink, while I am the geek. With in my opinion a bit of nerd thrown in.

    Keward, good luck with the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 4 March, 2014.

    Mocha, I hope everything will turn out alright.

    Quarry, what a story. And what a beautiful school-house. And that barn is just gorgeous! I would love to restore something like that and live there....
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    Thank you for this very interesting article.
    I wish the perfume industry was more retrogressive :( it seems that all my true favorites are discontinued oldies :(
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 1 March 2014.

    I went for ''Silences'' from a sample, which I spilled all over me. Lovely scent, but not a lot of sillage on my skin, doesn't last very long either. It's already gone... Pity.

    Jon, lovely photo!...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 1 March 2014.

    http://media-cache-cd0.pinimg.com/236x/c6/e7/32/c6e73204449aecc54d86287fe7c26c87.jpg
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 1 March 2014.

    Just one little hug


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3pAQP04GJ0
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 1 March 2014.

    Quarry! Come into my arms! Triple hug! \o/ \o/ \o/

    http://aafkebrouwer.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/love.jpg?w=490

    Wearing nothing, drinking my tea and off to the horse for a lovely dose...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - 28 February, 2014.

    I am in synch with ''Knowing'' Estee Lauder. Have been very busy but enjoyed all the posts And the photos, and Xscents boots!
    I need to step up. Will post later with a good photo. Had a very bad...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I am in synch with my only Estee Lauder, ''Knowing''. Although I think I should give Azuree a try.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I don't like that sniff either. I always liked the ''decade'' thing. Thank you for all the work you are doing to keep the synchronized Fridays going.
    How about ''Your favorite seduction frag''...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 February, 2014.

    I will be awearing something vintage tomorrow, just so I can post a Dovima picture myself!!!!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 February, 2014.

    Got it!
    http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lzp018HrMP1qdwo7go1_1280.jpg?.jpg
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 February, 2014.

    Oh well, what's in a B... I have seen this dress (with Dovima in it) in color too, I should have it somewhere...
    I am in several layers of perfume as I have been filling sample vials to send around...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 February, 2014.

    Morning everybody. My back aches really badly and my dog has eaten my socks. I will be working and wearing samples today.

    Mike, I have a special night playlist, ambient techno music, very...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 23 February, 2014.

    After eluding several zombie hordes, and collecting the stuff we were sent to collect, ànd capturing a traitor who had stolen three laptops and our base's hardrives, I had a much needed shower en...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 23 February, 2014.

    Evangeline, there's no ghoulishness on the contrary, it's a tribute and I know how it can make you feel close to those whom you've lost.

    I am drinking tea and wearing Tea Rose from Perfumer's...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 22 February, 2014.

    ErinK, give me your address and I will send you a sample of the Chypre Green. And a vintage Miss Balmain EdT. (from my bottle in the Netherlands which is not off)
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    You are all so chique!
    Guerlinade, Shocking de Schiaparelli....
    I am just back from TJ Maxx and finally brought a bottle of Tea Rose by Perfumer's workshop. 10 dollars.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 22 February, 2014.

    SotM Chypre Green Pecksniff's, for shopping, and then to the park to do a mission from my ''Zombie run!'' app and to let the Hound run!
    This is very lovely! Why haven't I been wearing this for a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 February, 2014.

    ErinK, congratulations!

    I am a chypre fiend too, so now I will have to look at (sniff at) ''Golden Chypre''now!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 February, 2014.

    Sampling vintage Vent Vert, courtesy of a basenotes member.
    Very very nice.
    Seems quite green......
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I will have to pass today... I have been all through my wardrobe but I have never come to love a scent i hated on first sniff...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    And we love you Mike, always.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    Kumquat, that's scary! I had the chickenpox when I was 2 or 3...
    You are smelling divine!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    About the apartment, I want that green table and the mirror with electric lights, and the dressing table, and the vanity stuff, and....
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    Mocha I hope you will get over it son. How horrible! nothing is worse than itching!

    I always thought that if you had had chicken pox you wouldn't get shingles?
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    Teardrop, the story is written up at a lot of different places, but very little is known. there are four more photos and that's it. The painting has been sold (the highest price ever for a Boldini)...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    Puma, how funny, my friends in the Netherlands have been complaining about how boring the winter was without snow and ice and all the fun!

    Xscent! Shopping with a capital C!

    ErinK. love the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 19 February, 2014.

    Hugs and good wished for you Evangeline.
    I agree, scent is such a large part of memory, when my parents died I wore my mums old jacket because it smelled so much of her.
    There's no stepping on...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 19 February, 2014.

    ErnK, lovely picture again!
    I'm in Amazone Hermès
    mixed with Eau de Cheval
    http://clouddragon.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/dallas3.jpg
    With my new glasses, my horse, and smelling of Amazone....
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    I am interested to sniff, but what makes those prices reasonable? After all, aren't they taking out all the expensive ingredients of perfumes and replacing them with cheaper ones?
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 18 February, 2014.

    SotE Knowing Estee Lauder.
    it was superhot here, 80F ridiculous.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    M is for Miss Balmain
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 18 February, 2014.

    Vintage Coriandre for me to start the day, which is like summer! Ridiculous! Warm sunny, and the sun is so sharp in Dallas it hurts my skin.

    Xscent, I adore Lauren Bacall!
    The table runner is...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 17 February, 2014.

    I will check it out. A good lilac is very rare.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 17 February, 2014.

    I went to ballet classes as a young girl....
    I'm not joining in, I have this image in my mind....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sopt3hgqvU8
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 17 February, 2014.

    Xscent, you make me very intrigued, I always sort of passed Guerlinade by thinking sort of ''basic Guerlain'', but now I think I will need to have a closer sniff at it.
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    Re: Men fragrances you like and do not like

    Is ''sillage trail'' a tautology?
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    Re: Men fragrances you like and do not like

    I have always liked the oldfashioned leather and tobacco fragrances.

    I remember cycling through Amsterdam two years ago cycling through the sillage trail of a bloke wearing Encre Noir and nearly...
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    Re: Men fragrances you like and do not like

    This is such a difficult question, different people like different fragrances, and fragrances can work out differently on different skins.

    So I like woody and fougère fragrances. On men but also...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 17 February, 2014.

    I need help, I have three vintage umbrellas which need these little tips at the end of the ribs, Does anybody have an old umbrella they want to throw away? cut off the threads to the tips and mail...
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a good home

    I am offering this lovely purse spray, with 5ml Balmain de Balmain extrait to the first person who pm's me, and who is a true lover of the bitter chypre (I will be checking your wardrobe.)
    That's...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 17 February, 2014.

    Goodmorning and thanks everybody who is recommending scents reminiscent of horse stables to me! I am LMAO!

    Xscent, what a beautiful photo and lovely bottle

    Quarry, ''Worrying about Twolf....
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 16 February, 2014.

    ErinK, I hope your mother is doing well

    Jon, that is an amazing box! Sooo luxurious and pretty! Congratulations on the improved weather!
    Xerjoff, horse manure? Must try it. As a horse-nutter I am...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    And I have just yesterday found my bottle of Coriandre (vintage, oh yes) in the mailbox!
    So I have brought a bottle of Coriandre, the round one, 30 roses said in her review that was the one to get.
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    Kumquat, I have just last week received a bottle of Balmain de Balmain extrait from Germany, no trouble and came superfast!
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    Although chronologically I have caught up I suppose....
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    Ah, I am awaiting one of these. I always loved the pure perfume best, I want to smell it again so much! I want a huge big bottle though....
    :(
    The first love of my life....

    And I am sick an...
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    Wat? Where?????
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    Just brought a vintage Hermès Amazone, looks 70s, factory sealed in real cellophane! That's very long ago now... It's gorgeous!
    Maybe she wants to have less competition too }:)
    And of course the...
  65. Re: Favourite or Cult Status Discontinued Scents.

    Excellent, that means less competition for me when I chase vintage juice. :beer:
    It happens, I have a vintage Miss Balmain EdT that's definitely off. :( I have brought some very dodgy bottles of...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 15 February, 2014.

    Whisper:
    I am wearing nothing today.. got up late, went to ride my horse, cleaned the house....
    Sssshhhhhh.....
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    Oh, pfffff, pfffffffff.....
    I have no doubt that a gorgeous scent like SdL will be discontinued, but I don't have the budget to stock up on it right now.....
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    Is Sisley Soir de Lune discontinued???
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    city park, '' what about the MYSTERIOUS wood??'' Lol! it sounded very good, pity the mysterious woods didn't come out.

    I did wear de L'Arte di Gucci in the evening. In copious amounts, and got no...
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    After riding my horse and having my tea rose drowned in ''Ea de Cheval'' I showered and am in La Perla for the afternoon.
    Dusky rose chypre.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 14 February, 2014.

    5000 and 11000.... the mind boggles!
    After having my tea rose doused in a generous amount of Eau de Cheval, I showered and am now in
    La Perla EdP Its one of the very few fragrances my dreamrabbit...
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    I changed my mind from last night, I am in sync and superlatively rosy in Houbigant's vintage Tea Rose, it's a very good tea rose, (not in the directory). It's amazing, like I have a tea rose tied to...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 14 February, 2014.

    Goodmorning everybody, it seems that my dreamrabbit is going to pamper me today and I am thrilled! Of course I didn't care at all for Valentine before, but now I plan to enjoy it to the fullest. Very...
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    Tomorrow I will be wearing La Perla, by La Perla. Rose chypre
    And SotE will be L'Arte di Gucci, by Gucci, heavy rose chypre, and a present from my dreamrabbit :kiss:
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 February, 2014.

    MikePerez, I brought a bottle as well in Nola, I took it with me on a trip to san Fransisco, as it is one of my comfort scents, and works in hot and cold weather, but the cushion thingy inside the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 February, 2014.

    Hednic, what a gorgeous bottle!

    Mocha, time well used! I still haven't gone to the Neiman Marcus (around the corner)
    What I did do just now is pick up my Balmain de Balmain extrait from Germany...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 February, 2014.

    Foustie, Yes, I have been away far too long too. I had something bad to deal with too. I do feel very bad about it because I was to host a blind sniff and I just dropped out, and then I didn't dare...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 February, 2014.

    Xscent, will you believe I was choosing between either the tulips in Paris (love that dash of yellow) and the Jacques Fath which I now realise is your avatar!!!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 February, 2014.

    Foustie, glad to see you're back.
    Looking forward to the mischief.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 February, 2014.

    Houbigant, Aperçu, tea and Prada.
    My new glasses are here! I am wearing them to get used to them, but they are so light! I can't believe it! There is a new lens material out, with a much higher...
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    Re: 2 new fragrances from guerlain -- warning

    In the nineteenth century pink was for boys and blue was for girls, Pink was considered way too strong a color for girls, far more suitable for boys, and the light blue was a nice soft delicate color...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 12 February, 2014.

    ErinK, Thank you for liking my photo, my horse, and my smile! And you smell fantastic!!!
    Quarry, Nordic temperatures... It was freezing...
    Mike Perez, Thank you for the link, I will destroy the...
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    Re: What are the best 'Green' Fragrances?

    Ooops this thread is that old??? Hahahaaa! However, I love green, so it was an interesting read :)
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    Re: What are the best 'Green' Fragrances?

    My most supergreen fragrance is Encre Noir, by Lalique, although that is a man's scent, although I don't see why. I love it. It's very good and cheap too.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 11 February, 2014.

    Evangeline, very sorry to read about your loss. Al my sympathy for you and your mother.
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    Well done Kumquat!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 11 February, 2014.

    Kumquat, love your picture! Perfect!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 11 February, 2014.

    Xscent, I feel for you! There was this play I wanted to see and it was always playing where I happened not to be!
    I miss London, I lived there for three years while at the Royal College of Art. I so...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 10 February, 2014.

    30 roses, turns out I have the stomach flu. I wonder who it was that infected me???? Lets look at it as a nice ''cleansing''.....

    Also, this afternoon my vintage Amazone EdT Hermès arrived, it's a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 10 February, 2014.

    30 roses, aw, bad luck, hope your daaughter doesn't get it.

    I feel sick too, not as bad. don't kow what it is, bad headache an nauseous, not in the mood for fragrance
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 9 February, 2014.

    MikePerez, I will be happy to send you a sample of my #19 EdP, but you'll have to wait a few weeks when I am back in the Netherlands, where half of my bottles still reside. I took a large decant with...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 9 February, 2014.

    Jon, that's shocking and sad. Yes, better build high!
    Before the Dutch built dykes, a Roman historian mentioned them, they build artificial hills for farms and whole villages.

    Erin, that was...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    We are such nerds..... :coolold:
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    I went to the Chanel webshop, but it looks exactly as the #19 EdP I have, what's different about the limited edition?
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 8 February, 2014.

    I think it's in lots of his books, especially the Wooster books I think.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 8 February, 2014.

    Yes to the figureskating!

    Yes... Diva has been looming over me. Actually I just found out that THE first Neiman Marcus, their very first store, is almost next door to me and I ahven't even been...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    Is de EdP difficult to get here? Maybe I need to get another bottle when I'm back in the Netherlands?
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    Evangeline, Snort! @ ''basically just Nina's version of a cupcake accord''
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 8 February, 2014.

    Mocha, the more souls the more fun!

    ErinK, I found my dreamrabbit later on in life, but so worth it!
    Anyway, there's always cats...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    ErinK, well done! Nobody could have chosen better!!!!

    I ordered vintage Amazone by Hermès, should arrive today!
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