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    ASAQ Thaqeel 2009 purchase

    One 1/4 Tola bottle ASAQ Dhen Oud Thaqeel. Ask $1300 US or best offer. Paypal accepted. Shipping Fedex.


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    Oudh Seeker what exactly are your qualifications...

    Oudh Seeker what exactly are your qualifications with regards to translation...Kidding!

    I'll be first in line to make use of our in house ouducational services!

    I always wondered what these...
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    Thanks Acer! I would have done so myself ;-) had...

    Thanks Acer! I would have done so myself ;-) had the moderation tools allowed it.
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    Sorry Acer but I don't see why we need to...

    Sorry Acer but I don't see why we need to instigate on this thread. What little it may do I would still appreciate bblake if you would kindly remove your post.
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    MrP, Sorry about the confusion. I've edited my...

    MrP,

    Sorry about the confusion. I've edited my post above. Hope it makes more sense now!
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    MrP: Thanks for clarifying about the chips. ...

    MrP: Thanks for clarifying about the chips.

    My earlier post was referring broadly to all the things that had been going on from the orwellian gestapo (pun intented) to the WWE spectacle. I...
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    Acer, 2500 12ml flacons of Ajmals D.O. Limited...

    Acer, 2500 12ml flacons of Ajmals D.O. Limited Edition (2005) were produced. So 30,000ml. Supposing they managed to milk 5 ml per kilo, 6000 kilos / 6 Tonnes raw agarwood went in to those 2500...
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    Pepper the smoked one initially smells of roasted...

    Pepper the smoked one initially smells of roasted chick peas. A few days later on the sleeve hardly any sweetness, mostly a dark woody leathery mononote .
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    On a more mundane level, but very interesting to...

    On a more mundane level, but very interesting to me, you posted: " I guess the 0 pressure and no soak method does Malinau much justice. " Can you please elaborate? Was this the inexpensive Malinau...
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    MrP: Taz: I will be holding my breath while...

    MrP: Taz: I will be holding my breath while waiting for your answer to that last paragraph...

    MrP sorry I hope you didn't turn blue!! If so, all is not lost. You can swiftly smear on some oud and...
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    ( = I'm all for classifying and systematizing...

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    I'm all for classifying and systematizing our discussions towards the object of making them more meaningful, useful and enjoyable.

    Just one question MrP. Did you intend to include chip...
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    I feel like Vito Corleone when he looked upon his...

    I feel like Vito Corleone when he looked upon his son's body at the morgue after they shot him on the cause way.. 'Look how they've messed with my boy!'.

    Meloudrama!
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    So here's someone smelling an indonesian...

    So here's someone smelling an indonesian commenting on how it smells like vegetables and I say yes cucumber isn't it. If his mind does not repress or inhibit itself from popping up an image of a...
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    Something else which came to mind was the idea of...

    Something else which came to mind was the idea of words conjuring up memories. It's related to a topic we've been through before. How labels can drastically and sometimes definitively alter our...
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    There must be quite a few memory triggers around...

    There must be quite a few memory triggers around us. Our scarves, thaubs, metal bracelets, empty vials splattered across the dresser etc.

    Al Khidr, I have those phantom cell vibrations quite...
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    Igor, that's quite the description you gave for...

    Igor, that's quite the description you gave for the phantom oud phenomenon!! In an attempt to explain it I'm going with the premise that smell is a sense and therefore in many ways similar to other...
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    I don't want it to seem that it's the predominant...

    I don't want it to seem that it's the predominant note but some thing about this oil right now as I am sniffing it reminds me of wet soil. If I could with a magic wand improve it I would make it...
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    With regards the Malinau i.e. the $45 per 1/4...

    With regards the Malinau i.e. the $45 per 1/4 tola, it was like a pole. Not the street utility types but maybe the light fixtures or perhaps those found in seedier places. I just mean to say it was...
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    Despite the lengthy (my apologies) disclaimer...

    Despite the lengthy (my apologies) disclaimer since I already gave away that I am 'exceedingly' grateful and because I did at your sagacious suggestion spot some of the Malinau on fabric I do have...
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    Taha u give me too much credit in considering it...

    Taha u give me too much credit in considering it to be in my capacity to come up with a decent rendition of all the borneos I am exceedingly grateful to you for allowing me to sample along with the...
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    From the Rikkoku set it is the Sumotara and the...

    From the Rikkoku set it is the Sumotara and the Sasora that are deceivingly similar to kyara. MrP are either of these glutinous / sticky?

    Evogel - Hakusui is either Senkou or Oujuku-koh : )... I'm...
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    Acer - thanks for info on golden & silver silk....

    Acer - thanks for info on golden & silver silk. Did the distiller share with you pics of their display?

    Thanks for posting the excerpts MrP. Here's one on the term kyara:

    'The grade which...
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    According to a study, in 2004 the retail price in...

    According to a study, in 2004 the retail price in Japan for a gram of kyara ranged from 9000 / kilo to 272,000. If taking the cheapest extremity and an incredibly fortuitous yield of 0.05%, a gram of...
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    Igor - Will have to burn it again to give a fair...

    Igor - Will have to burn it again to give a fair reading...Perhaps when we Torontoudians get together next.

    Acer - There could be a difference (of concentration most definitely). There is a marked...
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    That's interesting Acer. Is there some online...

    That's interesting Acer. Is there some online material on that?
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    My apologies for veering off the topic of...

    My apologies for veering off the topic of conversation! Having broached the subject of fragrant / non fragrant agarwood I wanted to point to a quote from a seller's website:

    'The oudor is super...
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    Bluemoon - Thanks for sharing the pic..Ca fait un...

    Bluemoon - Thanks for sharing the pic..Ca fait un an depuis quoi exactement?

    Hawk - If there's one thing I miss about Montreal its the poutine!
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    Pardon the crudity of the example, it is...

    Pardon the crudity of the example, it is comparing grapes and dates but it was as if after reading an Austen classic one picks up a modern day Steele or Roberts fiction. Makko powder or Mica plate...
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    The smell I cannot at present describe but...

    The smell I cannot at present describe but incensy was a wrong choice of words. What I was likening it to was the scent of Fu-in Kyara sticks. Upon revisiting them though the Fu-in seems wholly...
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    If one wishes to smell the oud on their skin...

    If one wishes to smell the oud on their skin closeup one place not to put it is the elbow ;-)

    MrP wrote: 'Taz - unlike other types of oud, kyara indeed has a more pungent fragrance in its unburned...
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    Mrp: Maybe some day. The Lao oil is not my...

    Mrp: Maybe some day. The Lao oil is not my preferred type

    MrP I figured as much from your comments on the Bolisat 2002. btw do any of your kyara samples (wood) unburnt have a disctinct incensy...
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    Taha: Taz the 'man of junggle' has not completed...

    Taha: Taz the 'man of junggle' has not completed collecting the wood yet. The distiller's gonna let me know when it's ready, and I will let you know when it's ready

    Thanks for the update Taha! I...
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    Kewda is used extensively in south asian...

    Kewda is used extensively in south asian desserts. I imagine it goes well with milk and pistachios! ;-)
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    with little to no Agar but whatever is there...

    with little to no Agar but whatever is there could be good quality and so the oil derived as good as that from majorly infected goods of similar resin grade. Does the bunk interfere with the end...
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    MrP, that's interesting, I had some of the same...

    MrP, that's interesting, I had some of the same today whilst on the train. Caught some whiffs off the ol scarf...Didn't get any yesterday nor the day prior. Can't remember the last time I slathered...
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    Abu Bakr, your effort is greatly appreciated!

    Abu Bakr, your effort is greatly appreciated!
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    Acer, sorry to hear that..It is amusing though....

    Acer, sorry to hear that..It is amusing though. Canadian postmen are not much different it seems. Slacking on the job is not restricted to the mail service I'm sure.

    Abu Bakr, I'm not familiar...
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    Here's some of Oriscent's earlier Borneo ...

    Here's some of Oriscent's earlier Borneo

    http://i50.tinypic.com/63umo8.jpg
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    Igor, I find the gubal to somewhat resemble...

    Igor, I find the gubal to somewhat resemble oriscent's earlier batch. The difference between the current and the earlier at least visually is that the super chips seem uniformly brown with very few...
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    Come Abubakr, post the real pic now!

    Come Abubakr, post the real pic now!
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    All in the all one of the most interesting...

    All in the all one of the most interesting kampuchian (purportedly) oils around. I do wish I had the opportunity to have first experienced it sans label and price tag.

    btw Ensar's blog is up...
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    Thaqeel was in the wooden formica box shown on...

    Thaqeel was in the wooden formica box shown on the pdf with the glass/plastic applicator. The one that was mass bought on the board recently. Upon easing out the applicator the oil on the wand...
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    Recently I received some ASAQ samples applied to...

    Recently I received some ASAQ samples applied to tester strips two of which were oud. Hardly any stain. What could knock away the staining property of the oil? Since I mention the samples I'll...
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    Abdul Qa'im I art around :) Acer, don't know...

    Abdul Qa'im I art around :)

    Acer, don't know the name. It is from Bait Al Oud

    Organic, There are 2 things that interest me about Thaqeel. One the texture and the other of course the smell.
    ...
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    I don't see a difficulty for ASAQ to be able to...

    I don't see a difficulty for ASAQ to be able to purchase 2, 3 or more trees from the same geographical region and produce a uniform oil from them since all the wood of similar grade could be mixed up...
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    Wonder how many of us, as movie goers munching on...

    Wonder how many of us, as movie goers munching on chips, sniff oud whilst reading the relays on the board!

    MrP it is true that Combodi chips and oil along with Hindi and to a lesser extent...
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    'On 11/2/09 I ordered 3 ml of Thaqeel and 6 ml of...

    'On 11/2/09 I ordered 3 ml of Thaqeel and 6 ml of Kalakassi from SA. WITH a discount, the prices were substantially more than Taha's'

    Bluemoon that is tragic. It's funny because I too made a...
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    ilm, didn't initially intend for them to be so...

    ilm, didn't initially intend for them to be so but on second thought why not! :-)

    blue, visiting malls out here always leaves me with the feeling there's something missing!!
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    Bluemoon.. That is a healthy way of looking at...

    Bluemoon.. That is a healthy way of looking at things! :-) You're right you have no reason to suspect a firm of ASAQ's fame and stature to risk their reputation over 1 bottle of oil. I'm just...
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    Bluemoon - given certain variables such as an...

    Bluemoon - given certain variables such as an extremely sales oriented associate looking only for his next bonus/promotion, hook or crook and a grossly gullible customer I think stranger things are...
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    That is a good point Bluemoon!!...I was merely...

    That is a good point Bluemoon!!...I was merely thinking along another line...If I had a sudden boudt of illness I wouldn't trust my friend to be able to treat me...Especially if he doesn't know his...
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    Go on acer recount to us the trou(d)bles you...

    Go on acer recount to us the trou(d)bles you faced on your vacation.
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    I could never trust someone to buy thakeel for me...

    I could never trust someone to buy thakeel for me unless we both had spent time together holding, smelling and savoring it. Wouldn't chance ending up with a fake or the wrong product.
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    blue has connections.

    blue has connections.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

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    So it was a disappointment Abubakr but on the...

    So it was a disappointment Abubakr but on the positive side you sampled before splurging! A good idea 9.9 times out of 10.

    btw I heard that the fecal quality (in laotian oils atleast) is induced...
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    Thoroughly absorbing review Bluemoon..I'd be sure...

    Thoroughly absorbing review Bluemoon..I'd be sure to make an exit (soap & water) when the unsavory ostler drags himself in for dinner! ;-)
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    So far RKsons sandalwood beats all others I've...

    So far RKsons sandalwood beats all others I've tried. Haven't tried Karnatka and UNS though.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    AQ..This one time I paid attention during chem class. :)



    lol. Ingenious connection!
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Precisely, it depends, on the swipe type as well..You can have your bulging wand almost dripping having been drawn out unscathed by the bottle sides / neck - this application method would visibly...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Taha I think you will find that if you rub it down too much the scent won't last too long for just about any oil. This is especially the case if during the rub down most of the oil is transferred on...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Thanks MrP...Too bad the Meroke is not listed anymore.
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    I've burnt the borneo quite a few times now..I...

    I've burnt the borneo quite a few times now..I should hope I am able to pick up on the notes... Perhaps your other speculation is correct...We only fall in love once. ;)
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    Yes I just checked. The Sem 2 floats like a buoy.

    Yes I just checked. The Sem 2 floats like a buoy.
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    Abubakr, might I suggest khalil moulvi for hindi...

    Abubakr, might I suggest khalil moulvi for hindi chips..(I'd be interested if you're looking sell.) They have different grades and what's funny is that I almost preferred the medium over the higher...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    Those were the good old days!! :)
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    Al-Khidr, Sem 2 was one grade of wild vietnamese...

    Al-Khidr, Sem 2 was one grade of wild vietnamese wood that AbuBakr was selling sometime ago. If memory serves me there was a Sem 1, 2 and 3, 1 being the highest.

    Ilm, I don't think the current...
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    skeptical in what sense ilm? MrP could you...

    skeptical in what sense ilm?

    MrP could you please post the link for WNF's ebay site.
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    The sem2 wild scented shirt radiated all day and...

    The sem2 wild scented shirt radiated all day and I would by any movement be arrested by the exquisite mild/bitter-lemony/smokey smell..The borneo was alot more subtle and all too close to my shirt. I...
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    Oudimentary's offerings are interesting...A...

    Oudimentary's offerings are interesting...A comparison between the current KSSS and other known combodi oils (Agarscent's combodi moattaq /gold ateeq / classic, sadly no oriscent ones', AO's combodi...
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    The best non barnyardy Hindi award for me goes to...

    The best non barnyardy Hindi award for me goes to ASAQ's Kalakassi. (For which I am indebted to 'you know who you are' for introducing me to it) As for a full on fecal and/or barnyardoud it's Khalil...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    That's a good suggestion..You could ask him...Oud Royale tops it for me as well!
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    It is indeed illmonk...I recall an Ajmal salesman...

    It is indeed illmonk...I recall an Ajmal salesman using the very same method while pouring out some oud for me from a canister...Had all but forgotten that until I read your post.
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    So using 40 kilos of medium quality wood which...

    So using 40 kilos of medium quality wood which could be sold for around $65,000 to produce at best 33ml would render oil worth $2000 / ml (not including distillation costs)...So your regular 1/4 tola...
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    Searchable Compendium

    Last updated April 15th 12:30 AM

    Link to main group discussion text:

    http://www.filedropper.com/oudsocialboardsummary_1
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    Al-misky..I'm surprised you bought again after a...

    Al-misky..I'm surprised you bought again after a first disappointment. Glad to hear it was a positive experience this time round..I'm craving some assami agarwood smoke. Do let us know how it billows.
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    Hope you have a pleasant surprise!! Anyone...

    Hope you have a pleasant surprise!!

    Anyone have any oudimentary oud's for swap/sell?
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    Abubakr after trying that one last night, I'm hoping no one buys it so I can have my bottle ;) I can still smell it on my hand this morning and it's different from the one I bought from Khalil...
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    Bluemoon is the limited edition 10 or 12ml?...

    Bluemoon is the limited edition 10 or 12ml? According to this review it's 12...http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2007/12/oudh_perfume_by_ajmal_it_is_no.html
    Reminds me of Oriscent's 2.7...
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    Yes you're right he does! Did Shiva reimburse...

    Yes you're right he does!

    Did Shiva reimburse you?
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    In keeping with the spirit of tangential...

    In keeping with the spirit of tangential discussions, just wanted to add that for a group buy with Oriscent, there isn't a need for one person to purchase a bottle and then split the juice. An...
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    There seems to be a good deal of curiosity for...

    There seems to be a good deal of curiosity for the Black Phantom...Why not someone organise a group buy? It's a pity the special's off, but perhaps a deal could be worked out with Ensar. Either 6...
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    Commenting only on the oils Oriscent's have a...

    Commenting only on the oils Oriscent's have a clearness and vivacity that is rare if not inexistent in the arabian market. Infact all the high enders at Ajmals, Arabian Oud, ASQ etc are all...
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    viva vox populi!

    viva vox populi!
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    boujasim, how much does ajmal sell their qadeem...

    boujasim, how much does ajmal sell their qadeem moattaq for per tola, in their exclusive outlet..Have you tried their D.O. Limited edition..AED 5000 / tola...Their most expensive one last I checked....
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    ~applauds bluemoon!! I think Clement Clark Moore...

    ~applauds bluemoon!! I think Clement Clark Moore couldn't help but chuckle at that :)
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    Re: Oh where is thy Ajmal Musk Ghazelle?

    Taking orders till Dec 26th...Thank you to all who have already placed one.
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    Abubakr, I tried the cultivated SIH 3 on foil...

    Abubakr, I tried the cultivated SIH 3 on foil (stove top) and I was surprised that even though the streaks are not as dark and the lighter gaps plenty, it still was able to give off a pleasant smell...
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    Thanks for the responses...It seems some of us...

    Thanks for the responses...It seems some of us still dabble here and there but oud reserves une place spéciale.

    Ahmed, you'll find your answer here...
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    Re: Civet Craving: Satisfied!

    Now that's a Permeowista Manuel!
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    Back in the car I awaited the sight of the others...

    Back in the car I awaited the sight of the others walking back holding grocery bags, still shaken from the experience. I think a good 15 minutes elapsed before I impulsively brought the stained hand...
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    One day we were over at the mall for groceries...

    One day we were over at the mall for groceries and I decided I had had it. I no longer wanted to live in mere suspense. So I summoned the courage to demand of the salesman a sampling of the bottle...
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    Al Khidr it was interesting reading your first...

    Al Khidr it was interesting reading your first experience! I think I once posted mine but I can't find it so I wrote it again.

    My first direct encounter with oud was in a small shop in a mall...
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    ilm, I have some 'Kyara' so yes I've tried it....

    ilm, I have some 'Kyara' so yes I've tried it. Al-Khidr did you get to try the royale? I get the feeling you did.
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    ilm, I admit I did but also a swan or a cobra. ...

    ilm, I admit I did but also a swan or a cobra.

    'hey taz, i didn't get that from the image. all along i thought it was an eagle, you know, for eagleswood ;P'
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    Perhaps this has been covered before but am...

    Perhaps this has been covered before but am curious as to how many of us have seen their interest in EDT, EDP frags or even mukhallats dwindle to a monetarily or otherwise insignificant amount having...
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    Re: Oh where is thy Ajmal Musk Ghazelle?

    Anyone tried Shams or it's Mukhallat?
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    Re: Oh where is thy Ajmal Musk Ghazelle?

    pm sent
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    Re: Oh where is thy Ajmal Musk Ghazelle?

    The musk gazelle is still available and I will be getting some early Jan. If anybody wants some let me know.
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