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    Re: The skankiest of them all

    Miller Harris l'air de rien
  2. Re: Let's List — Name bottles that let us unscrew, making decanting easier

    Andy Tauer
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    Re: Perfumism.com - what do you think?

    I know that English isn't any of the contributors' first language, so maybe it would behoove them to hire an editor to make sure whatever message they have doesn't get lost in a sea of 10 dollar...
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    Re: To spray or not to spray for work

    I *wish* my coworkers smelled of Cuir de Russie, No 22, or No 5.
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    Re: Chaos by Donna Karan - old versus new?

    It's available at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and the Donna Karan Beauty website.

    I'm in the minority, but I think the "new" Chaos and "old" Chaos are very close to being the same. I wore...
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    Re: What do you love enough to have a backup?

    Only Diorella and Miller Harris l'air de rien.
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    Re: Celadon by Estee Lauder

    I've seen both Dazzlings at my local department stores out here in the Midwestern prairie. They're also on the EL website.
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    Re: Quest for Sandalwood?

    10 Corso Como is a quiet sandalwood fragrance, very good but not as present as it used to be.
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    Re: SoTD: Tuesday August 11

    Miller Harris l'air de rien
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    Re: Exploring leather & incense frags...

    My favorite leather is Estee Lauder Azuree with Robert Piguet Bandit a very close second. Azuree edges out Bandit becuase of it's burnt sugar aspect which sweetens the dry leather notes and makes...
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    Re: sweet warm powerful scent for my wife

    Coco Mademoiselle
    Angel
    Bond No 9 Chinatown
    Guerlain Insolence
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    Re: What Perfume Does Your Mom or Dad wear ?

    Dad and Mom aren't the kind of people who think much about scents; the most they tend to wear is deodorant of some sort. Mom sometimes wears Coty's Muget des Bois or patchouli oil. Dad wore Brut...
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    Re: SotD Monday 10 August

    Diorella-perfect when it's this humid.
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    Re: Gardenia round-up! What have I missed...?

    Two cheapies: Lulu Beauty Starlet (available on etsy) and Auric Blends Lover's Moon.
  15. Re: PBS TV host Burt Wolf visits Germany, tells Eau De Cologne history (2:29-min. VID

    I love Travels and Traditions! Thanks for posting the vid.
  16. Re: In The Mood For Love by Ferre - wow, check out that bottle!

    I would say that depends on age and intention, wouldn't you? ;)

    Looks like an interesting scent.
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    Re: The Many Faces of Aerin Lauder

    Isn't Aerin Estee's granddaughter?
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    Re: The Many Faces of Aerin Lauder

    Aerin looks danged good for not being a model. I'd say all of those pictures have been extensively airbrushed since not one of them has so much as a pore visible.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 August

    L'air de rien for me.
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    Re: In Memorium: The old Body Shop

    If The Body Shop UK brought back Activist perfume oil, I could die happy.
  21. Re: 34 hospitalized after perfume spritz at bank call center

    After the announcement, all kinds of people were suddenly ill.

    Unplanned but welcome break, anyone? :-)
  22. Re: Fragrance for my girlfriend, similar to 1999 Armani Mania

    Donna Karan Chaos

    I bought a bottle of the old Armani Mania b/c it reminded me so much of Chaos.
  23. Re: Please "bring it to the group" - how big is your FB collection?

    Just shy of 80, but it's taken me over a decade to get there. I only have what I really love, for the most part.
  24. Thread: NST Perfume

    by moongrrl
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    Re: NST Perfume

    Sounds like a personal problem.

    I thought that it was the bloggers trying to make everyone feel welcome and it's a lot like the conversation style on MUA, short and to the point. Either you like...
  25. Thread: Luca Turin??

    by moongrrl
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    Re: Luca Turin??

    Or write for blog, it seems.

    I enjoy reading the Guide, Chandler Burr's columns, and many of the blogs because a variety of opinions are a) fun and b) may help me to smell a facet of my...
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    Re: JC Ellena's New Book: Pre-order info.

    Thanks, Marcello!
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    Re: JC Ellena's New Book: Pre-order info.

    I found an update about the book on Now Smell This:



    Link here.
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    Re: JC Ellena's New Book: Pre-order info.

    I just got a notice from Amazon which cancelled my pre-order. They say that the The Alchemy of Scent is not going to be available.

    Anyone else?
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    Re: YSL with M7 went too far with this campaign?

    My thoughts exactly. Strange how unnaturally depliated, inflated, and airbrushed images of naked women are just fine, but one penis shot and everyone's in a tizzy.
  30. Re: Perfumes the Guide Spring 2009 is available now

    It got three stars.
  31. Re: Worldwide Basenotes Meet-Up Weekend August 28-30, 2009

    I'd love to hang out with you and others in Chicago again!
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    Re: Best Feminine Leather Chypre

    Estee Lauder Azuree. There's a brown sugar-like sweetness wrapped around a gardenia note in the middle notes that keeps the leather from becoming too masculine.
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    Re: Cabochard, Reformulated: Still Worth It?

    I'm with Ruggles. If you want something closer to what Cabochard used to be, go for the EL scents.
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    Re: What is it about galbanum....

    Oh, great, now I have to try another frag (Eau de Campagne). My wallet hates you (kidding).

    I guess I'm also a galbanum person, since nearly all of perfumes listed here are part of my harem.
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    Re: your favorite gardenia fragrance?

    My personal favorite is Lulu Beauty Starlet, which is available on etsy.com.

    It's a fresh and sweet gardenia with a musky drydown. Yum!

    Monyette Paris is nice, as is Auric Blends Lover's Moon.
  36. Re: Burr gives Neil Morris for Takashimaya four stars

    *threadjack*

    I love your Bill the Cat (ack!) avatar!

    *end threadjack*

    Didn't Neil's scent for Takashimaya get nominated for a FiFi, too?

    I, for one, am overjoyed that his work is getting...
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    Re: Best Perfume From a GUY's Perspective

    *is resigned to never smelling "friggin' hot!"*
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    Re: No More Guelain Shalimar

    If this industry source was an SA, I'd take what he/she said with a grain of salt. It seems that "being discontinued" is often SA speak for "we're (as in this store/chain) are not going to stock it...
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    Re: Sotd, Monday, December 15

    Gres Cabaret, which reminds me of Christian Lacroix Tumulte pour homme with a huge blowsy rose perched on top. Fabu!
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    Re: What are your top 5 rose scents??

    Gres Cabaret
    Paco Rabanne Calandre
    Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab Harlot-lemony rose mixed with a hot cinnamon and a little smoke.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 14 December

    MBDivine-I'm so sorry. :-(

    Wearing my favorite dirty 'fume today, Tauer Vetiver Dance.
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    Re: What smells do you hate?

    I dislike those horribly fruity and astringent bestsellers like D&G Light Blue, DKNY Be Delicious, and Armani Acqua di Gio. On top of reminding me of Raid sprayed on fruit salad (or just Raid, in the...
  43. Thread: Comfort scent

    by moongrrl
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    Re: Comfort scent

    Body Time Egyptian Musk. It's soft, a little sweet, and familiar-like the skin on the back on my husband's freshly washed neck.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 11 December

    Angel for a cold and frosty morning.
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    Re: The most glamorous perfume ever and why?

    Quarry, you're a woman after my own heart. I have an allergy to glam, but if I suddenly caught a case, I'd wear Mitsouko.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 December

    Bond Chinatown.

    It's been an interesting day here in Illinois. Seems that one of our prerequisites for governor is that they must be so crooked that they will have to be screwed into the ground...
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    Re: Roja Dove (2:29-minute video)

    IIRC, his given name was "Roger" and he changed the spelling to "Roja" based on how people pronounced it.
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    Re: Chypre-a-Thon: what's your favorite?

    Azurée, Bandit, Chant d'Aròmes, Chinatown, Diorella, Givenchy III, Ma Griffe, Mitsouko, Narciso Rodriguez for Her, Rush, Wrappings, Y, Chanel No. 19 . . . there are few chypres I've met and *haven't*...
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    Re: SotD Monday 8 December

    FM Une Fleur de Cassie.
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    Re: what is your favorite perfume house?

    Guerlain and Donna Karan.
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    Re: Estee Lauder and Aramis

    Aramis for Men is still on the market after 43 years, so I wouldn't say that the Aramis brand is a "total failure".

    I would agree that Aramis hasn't had a big hit in a long time.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 7 December

    Narciso Rodriguez for Her EDT.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 6 December

    Ralph Lauren Notorious.
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    Re: Any scents like SJP's Lovely?

    Lanvin Rumeur in the "new" version is like Lovely with a big white peony topnote.
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 5 December

    Molinard Habanita EDT.

    One word review: Wow!
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    Re: Best "Male Oriented" Blogs on the Web

    There's pyramus' One Thousand Scents. I enjoy his writing style a lot.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 December

    TM Angel-perfect for chipping my car out from under a layer of ice this morning.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 3 December 2008

    FM Une Fleur de Cassie
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    Re: December 2008 Purchases

    I bought my husband a bottle of Creed Greed Irish Tweed after he went crazy for the sample I was given at Chi-Cocoa. My original thinking was that GIT smelled a lot like Cool Water, which he LOATHES....
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    Re: Lily experts: please advise!

    My favorite cheap, cheerful, and often overlooked lily scent is Anais Anais.
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    Re: SotD tuesday 2 December-08

    Rocking Carnal Flower and have decided that the first snow of the year was more than enough, thankyouverymuch.
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    Re: Ever wear men's scents?

    I used to wear The Body Shop Activist until it was discontinued here. :-(

    Hooray for Ebay and the occasional trip to Ireland, otherwise I'd have none.
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    Re: SotD Monday 1 December

    Thierry Mugler Angel, again.
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    Re: Enchanted before trying?

    Diorella is one of my all-time favorite scents. I originally purchased unsniffed, but I admit that I sampled Eau Sauvage before I decided to spring for Diorella. They are very similar.
  65. Re: What's the best smelling detergent you've ever used?

    Cheer Fresh Linen with Bounce Fresh Linen dryer sheets.

    My clothes have a fresh "line dried" smell that doesn't interfere with my perfume.
  66. Thread: I am a shill

    by moongrrl
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    Re: I am a shill

    Just another fine soul proving The Greater Internet F**kwad Theory, methinks. ;)
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    Re: SotD Friday 28th November

    Happy Birthday Kumquat!

    I'm wearing Angel. One squirt, dabbed around.
  68. Re: These are the fragrances every newcomer must try

    Guerlain Shalimar-love it or hate it, it's a landmark oriental.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 27 November

    Wearing EL Azuree today. I need to smell fierce and fearless.

    Just about to pop my contribution to dinner into the oven: green bean casserole!

    Have a Happy Turkey Day, all!
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    Re: Any good DRY wood frags you know of?

    Christian Lacroix Tumulte pour Homme
    10 Corso Como
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    Re: Christmas gift for 18 year old sister ?

    Unfortunately, I don't think it's any full bottle, but a full bottle from the choices in the sample set. Still, it's a great deal. My sister loved the set I bought her last year.

    I thought the...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 26 November

    Nice milkman, there.

    Wearing Narciso Rodriguez Musc oil.
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    Re: How do SA approach you?

    Thanks for the compliment! :-) Yeah, I did wonder what response that SA wanted. Should I open my wallet to show that it's not empty? Get a credit report? Take my mom along to vouch for me?

    Oh,...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 25 November

    RL Notorious
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    Re: Spotted at TJMaxx

    Wow. Might want to work on the morals, there.
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    Re: How do SA approach you?

    It depends. In Chicago, I've had fabulous, polite, and attentive service at places like Barney's, Nordstroms, Sephora, and Neiman Marcus. In my hometown, I'm either ignored or followed obssessively...
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    Re: your wedding and other landmarks

    1st wedding: Angel
    Divorce: White Shoulders
    2nd wedding: NR for Her EDT

    I wore Angel the day of my first wedding because it was my signature scent at the time, White Shouders to my divorce...
  78. Re: Trip Report: Kentucky, Florida, D.C., Chicago (Oct. 2008)

    ROFL at that cheesehead smiley!
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    Re: Favorites and Hair Color and Birth Month

    Fave notes: incense, vetiver, oakmoss, patchouli
    Natural hair color: Dark brown
    Birth month: September/Virgo
  80. Re: Trip Report: Kentucky, Florida, D.C., Chicago (Oct. 2008)

    Merz Apothecary! Love that place.

    Looks like you had a "trip" in more than one sense of the word. ;-)

    Thanks for the beautiful pictures. I can almost smell those Guerlain testers.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 1 October 2008

    10 Corso Como- oud, roses, and sandalwood. I wish my skin smelled like this naturally.
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    Re: Unsniffed Miraculous great finds

    I don't tend to buy blind, but my four have been huge winners: Dior Diorella, Bulgari Black, YSL Y, and Gres Cabaret.

    'Course, I read all the reviews, write-ups, and other info I could find before...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 18 September

    I didn't know it was Neil's birthday, but I'm wearing his Dark Season today.

    Soooo goooood.
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    Re: Trip Report: Chicago, Sept. 12, 2008

    LOL! I signed up here a couple of years ago, before the last reconfiguration. Maybe there was a glitch? Still, I think this date makes me eligible for longest lurkdom ever. :-)
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    Re: Trip Report: Chicago, Sept. 12, 2008

    Coming out of my usual lurkdom to say it was great to meet you, Quarry. If you haven't had the pleasure of meeting her in person, you are missing out (I'm sure you all knew that already ;-) ). Take...
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