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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Cool.


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    Re: Thameen niche perfume- worth it?

    It’s fantastic. I just purchased a full bottle.


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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Bravo!
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    Re: Today I bought February 2019

    Thanks Doug! You're right...it's not much talked about. I sampled it twice before deciding to pull the trigger. My hesitation was always the price, but I knew I wanted it. It's sophisticated with...
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    Re: Today I bought February 2019

    Leather accords usually don't agree with me, but this one is wonderful. It's more of a background note that grounds the rest of this well-balanced fragrance.


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    Re: Today I bought February 2019

    Thameen Regent Leather has been on my wishlist for a long time, and I finally snagged it.

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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Notes on the last two vintage Creed's that N.CAL included in the pass:

    Creed Bayrhum Vetiver

    Very rich pepper opening. Fragrant bay leaves that actually do remind me of rum. Well done there....
  8. Re: 50% Off Etat Libre D'Orange Whole range at Fragrance & Art!

    Fat Electrician is a favorite. I also quite enjoy Fils de Dieu...and Remarkable People.


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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Brosse longevity is ridic. Applied this morning, and I can still smell it on my arm 12 1/2 hours later.


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  10. Re: Feb 14, 2019 • CNBC Reports video: Inside the lab making your fragrance

    Fascinating! She's done quite a few By Kilian frags.
  11. Re: Feb 14, 2019 • CNBC Reports video: Inside the lab making your fragrance

    Fascinating video. Thanks for sharing! Have you ever heard of this Calice Becker? Sounds like the unsung master perfumer behind thousands of perfumes.
  12. Sticky: Re: May 25, 2019 • Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up

    Great news!

    When we get closer to the date, I will be following up with Merz to make arrangements for the group visit there. It would be good to get a headcount of how many will be there so they...
  13. Re: 20% OFF Twisted Lily 2/13 - 2/14 10pm

    Awesome!


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    Re: Anyone tried this one?

    Except the full bottles are already sold out. Probably before anyone even received the samples! It would be quite a bummer to get the sample and then not be able to purchase it at all.
  15. Re: A fragrance that's become a suprising favorite in your collection?

    It does! And it REALLY does. It reminds me more of the smell of tennis balls hitting a grass court. It’s like being court side at Wimbledon.


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  16. Re: A fragrance that's become a suprising favorite in your collection?

    Soft Lawn by Imaginary Authors. I did enjoy the sample before buying a full bottle, so I knew that I was going to like it. But what i didn't expect was how it would grow in appeal to me every time...
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    Re: Anyone tried this one?

    I doubt that is why they did this. This kind of product run is likely done for promotional reasons. It's already sold out, but while it was available, they were on the front page of Luckyscent. If...
  18. Re: 20% OFF Twisted Lily 2/13 - 2/14 10pm

    Great tip. Thanks!
  19. Re: Basenotes is the no1 Perfume Community !!!...which is your second favourite ?

    So....not an encouraging start with Parfumo.net. Thought I'd try it out just to see what it had to offer. Set up a new account, and it will not let me login. It rejects the password that I had just...
  20. Re: An amazing mossy spicy green fragrance - Mousse Illuminee by Rogue Perfumery

    Thought I'd chime in here because I got a chance to try the full Rogue Perfumery sample set thanks to N.CAL's sample pass. I saved Mousse Illuminee to last. These were my thoughts:

    Mossy incense...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Mousse Illuminee

    Mossy incense counterbalanced by sharp florals in the opening. The incense is dense like a cloud of pollen while the moss is dark green and alive like algae on a pond. A unique...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    It was a nice fragrance but didn't tip the scales for me to want a bottle.



    They didn't seem very similar to me, but then again, I think I just don't like tobacco scents although Vintage...
  23. Re: 20% OFF Twisted Lily 2/13 - 2/14 10pm

    I've never noticed the price matching before. That's unusual!



    I saw there were a slew of Tauer's on sale, but none of them hit the spot for me.
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    Bummer. I didn't know there were restrictions.


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  25. 20% OFF Twisted Lily 2/13 - 2/14 10pm

    36 hr VALENTINE'S DAY SALE

    Use code: LOVEHURTS22

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    Re: Your most worn January 2019

    I was just looking back at this. It was definitely a month of samples for me. There were only 6 frags that I wore more than once the entire month and two of them were samples.

    1 J'ai Fait Un Rêve...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I wish there was a way to check whether I had submitted something correctly or not. I posted SIXTEEN92 I MADE MY MOTHER DISAPPEAR about 6 weeks ago and still not listed. Such a long queue makes me...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    Finished off my bottle of Chanel Allure Homme Sport today. Will likely replace...it's a very pleasant work-friendly frag.
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Back to the Rogue Perfumery scents.

    Derviche

    Opens very nicely. I get labdanum and vanilla. It's creamy with hints of caramel. The bergamot is tart in the background. I didn't find much...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Beautiful pics!
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum?

    The elemi is very bright and clear in the 2017. I wouldn't call it spicy at all.
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum?

    I wonder why. She didn't give you a reason?



    Good luck! I really enjoy it, I hope yours is legit. I went back through my emails and found the vendor that I had purchased it from, but...
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    Re: How Many Sprays...

    It depends on how MUCH I dislike it. For a first trial, I will usually spray something 3 times in the same area to give it maximum strength. It helps me catch all the notes especially since I...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Creed Vintage Tabarome

    Leathery, musky, animalic opening. Reminds me of vintage Anteaus. This has some real character. It's bold. There's a touch of subtle citrus in the background. Hints of...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    I'll try that tonight then!


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    Poll: Re: (Poll) Best Of: One-Star Review

    Creed Original Vetiver (if that is the correct one on the list) is one of my favorite safe-for-work fragrances. I do not want anything too strong, challenging or unusual for work, but OV is quite...
  37. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Two discovery sets, Musk and Vanilla, from Sylvaine Delacourte.

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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Tabac Vert

    An oily tobacco opening, like a modest hit of petrol. After that, at it calms down, I get pepper sprinkled over warm woods. The drydown was primarily cedar with a touch of fruit. This...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Sharp!
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Oh for sure. I just never found the right opportunity.


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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum?

    I did purchase mine when it first came out from someone on eBay, and it was completely legit and delightful. But obviously each vendor is different.
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    It’s probably accurate to say that I am generally drawn to modern scents (although definitely not mainstream scents). However it’s not that I don’t like vintage scents—I’m just not that familiar with...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Champs Lunaires

    An interesting white floral opening. I'm not familiar with tuberose, but if this is tuberose, it's not a gentle flower. There is an herbal edge to it—almost but not quite menthol....
  44. Re: Basenotes is the no1 Perfume Community !!!...which is your second favourite ?

    I can’t stomach the Fragrantica user experience and design. So Basenotes is it for me. However I am intrigued by this Parfumo, I might check it out now.


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    Re: Oliver & Co. discussion and sampling

    Good to know. I’ve never tried this one, but I do love Vaninger.


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  46. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I recently got Patchouli Intense. It's very nice. Congrats.


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  47. Re: Auphorie - $15 off Red Lantern until Sun eod 2/10

    Thanks for the insight!


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  48. Auphorie - $15 off Red Lantern until Sun eod 2/10

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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Le Canotier

    Fresh bergamot and melon opening. Some dry rooty vetiver balances the juicy fruit. I get a very authentic mild tobacco entering next. A few florals dance across the palate. Again, not...
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    Re: Blind Sample Pass II

    Worth the wait! Glad you got to join in after all.


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    Re: Fragrance fun with the common folk

    That's so great!


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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    It’s likely that what struck me as “earthy” was the mossy accord, but it didn’t really come across to me as mossy. At least, I didn’t recognize it that way. Amber is such a tricky one...I’m wearing...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Chypre-Siam

    The opening is an earthy floral with a rich balsamic benzoin in the background. I get the lightest touch of lime in the opening too. Soon, it becomes powdery, and I'm losing the...
  54. Re: Suggestions for jogger pants / sweatpants / drawstrings for men?

    My favorite brand for "basics" including sweatpants is Kotn at Kotn.com. They are actually based in Canada but recently opened a NY store. Very soft combed 100% cotton fabric. Great sweatpants,...
  55. Re: Mature Men (45+ ) What are your top 3 fragrances?

    You've got egg all over your typeface.


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  56. Re: Sylvaine Delacourte - Discovery set deal & FB 30% OFF

    Good to know. I’ve been interested in Helicriss for a while.



    Glad to help!
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    Majda Bekkali Fusion Sacrée Lui

    Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 Taklamakan

    Imaginary Authors The Soft Lawn

    Tom Ford Sahara Noir

    Vero Profumo Mito Voile d'Extrait
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    You're a font of wisdom.
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    Re: Five Letter Game

    Stylish plaid exasperates angry kangaroos.

    BOOJE


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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    I have received the package and will begin sampling tonight. Thanks Kotori and N.CAL!
  61. Sylvaine Delacourte - Discovery set deal & FB 30% OFF

    Sylvaine Delacourte Paris is offering a huge deal on two discovery sets and 30% OFF a Full Bottle.

    Discovery Duo Offer
    Try the 10 Perfumes for $19 with code ODBOX

    Each Discovery set is 5...
  62. Re: Mature Men (45+ ) What are your top 3 fragrances?

    But I was sans Comic Sans.
  63. Re: Mature Men (45+ ) What are your top 3 fragrances?

    The joke has been made several times already, but I'm going to use color to demonstrate how "mature" I am:

    My top 3 are (probably):

    Majda Bekkali Fusion Sacrée Lui
    Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777...
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    Re: Fragrance fun with the common folk

    Damn selfish cat.
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    Re: Fragrance fun with the common folk

    Great story. Unfortunately, I don't know anyone who likes fragrance to chat with, even a beginner.


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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Wow. Impressive.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Great photos.


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  68. Re: Should be more love for the Basenotes wardrobe!

    Is there somewhere you can view and search fragrances by tag too? I don't see where it shows the tags for each fragrance. Or does it only show your own tags?
  69. Re: Should be more love for the Basenotes wardrobe!

    Wowwwww. Geez, I guess there is a lot you can do here, but the functionality is kind of buried. I had no idea. Thanks for the tip.
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    Re: Ugliest bottle/Presentation

    But fortunately you can dust your shelving right after applying the fragrance.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome, GreekBasil!


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  72. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Fantastic. Congrats. Please post your opinions in the SIXTEEN92 discussion thread when you get them.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/456629-SIXTEEN92-Discussion-Thread
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    With the theme music playing every time you place a sample in a baggie. I found the link.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01E709QK8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_LN6vCbTTZR7J6

    I need to buy this myself. I'm...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    I do believe that most online sellers use PayPal. Fragrancenet is one of the biggest discounters, and they do. But also Luckyscent and Twisted Lily are great niche retailers that accept PayPal. I...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Looks great!
  76. Sticky: Re: For Beginners: Your Complete and Versatile EIGHT Bottle Wardrobe for $200 Or Less

    Impressive and thoughtful.


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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2019

    Very nice.


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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thanks for the thorough insight!


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  79. Re: Should be more love for the Basenotes wardrobe!

    Just wanted to add that tags would also be helpful on fragrance pages. You could see a wordcloud of the tags, weighted to emphasize the most common ones.


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  80. Re: Should be more love for the Basenotes wardrobe!

    I like the Wardrobe feature, but agree with many previous comments that it could be both easier and have more functionality in the future. I like using it for keeping track of what I currently own,...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 1st February, 2019

    Nice! I just bought this one.


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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2019

    Very nice.
  83. Re: Assign fragrances to these photos - Basenotes Group Project

    1. Joop! Homme

    2. Only the Brave by Diesel

    3. Bull's Blood by Imaginary Authors
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Whoa. Mind. Blown.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    This community has many talents...except that one.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Here's the tip, suz-eq. You hit Reply With Quote as normal for the first post you wish to reply to. Then Copy all the text in the response field. Then scroll down to the next one you want to reply to...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome, Elle! Don't hesitate to jump in. After two years, I still feel like a beginner.


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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Creed Scent of Oger

    A citrus opening. Very nice, natural orange note. There might be some galbanum here and some orange blossom. A pleasant little cloud of herbs and spices rolls in behind it. It...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Fantastic.
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    I do agree that it did not have the greatest potency of the set, but I found the blend of notes to be the most unusual and odd.
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - I'm scared

    The Basenotes Chicago Meet-Up is planning its first stop to be Merz Apothecary in Lincoln Square. You both should join the group!

    Details here:...
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Spacewood

    A strange one. This is the most avant-garde of the set. I got a fleeting taste of fruit in the opening, maybe mango, which was replaced by something plastic...like a vinyl record. I get...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Very nice! Congrats! Looking forward to hearing your comparison against the original version.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2019

    Ordered two Imaginary Authors scents in the 14ml size. Saint Julep and Every Storm a Serenade.

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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Thanks for joining us, Charles.
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    I wore the Creed Angelique Encens today...while at home hiding from the arctic blasts. It's -12F out at the moment, without accounting for wind chill.

    The opening is powdery. I get florals and...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Beautiful!
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Louis

    Fresh bright opening. Ozonic. The musk is a bit animalic initially, a touch of sweat. Some lime, that must be what he calls absinthe. Definitely some orange. The musk becomes stronger and...
  99. Re: ABEL PARFUMS (20% OFF with purchase of Discovery Set) Free Shipping on Full Bottle (Video too)

    Thanks for responding! I'm certainly intrigued by them. I tend to be biased in favor of products that come from The Netherlands...and I'm always interested in trying frangrances that have an...
  100. Re: ABEL PARFUMS (20% OFF with purchase of Discovery Set) Free Shipping on Full Bottle (Video too)

    I'm reviving this old thread. Has anyone tried ABEL perfumes?
    http://www.basenotes.net/brand/abel
    http://twistedlily.com/product-category/brands/abel/

    According to the description on Twisted...
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