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    Make that 60 of that model were sold in HK....

    Make that 60 of that model were sold in HK. Conflicting info from 2 sources, apologies.
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    Been reading all the interesting posts on bn for...

    Been reading all the interesting posts on bn for a while now and not posting much, but here's something quite new and refreshing.
    Mercedes Benz now takes their new 4 door s-class sedan and soups it...
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    I found the Yamada Matsu web site but it's in...

    I found the Yamada Matsu web site but it's in Japanese.
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    Thank you. Is this something that can be bought...

    Thank you. Is this something that can be bought from them on the internet or over the telephone ? And, to the best of your knowledge (I know this isn't a deposition!) is wood of this incredible...
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    MrP---where did you get the slabs of yummy...

    MrP---where did you get the slabs of yummy looking sandal wood in the photos from a few page back ? The ones with the red ruler in the pic please ?
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    Thank you acer3. The pm's were what I needed and...

    Thank you acer3. The pm's were what I needed and wanted to retrieve.
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    A really really dopey question if I may please ?...

    A really really dopey question if I may please ?
    If you permanently delete everything in your inbox on bn can any of it ever be retrieved or does permanently mean permanent as it's gone for good ?...
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    Hi abubakr_al-misky--Could you help me understand...

    Hi abubakr_al-misky--Could you help me understand better what is the Amit twang ?
    Is it a certain nuance that all his oils have or ?
    I've only bought from him once (a few years back) and it was...
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    My apologies Oud Lover. I think there's room now...

    My apologies Oud Lover. I think there's room now for me to receive new messages.
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    You're welcome MrP. I got a feeling that others...

    You're welcome MrP.
    I got a feeling that others here feel the same way. Without the positive-ness of yours' and bluemoons' energy and posts this forum would be about as exciting as attending an...
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    Hi bluemoon---would you mind describing the Areej...

    Hi bluemoon---would you mind describing the Areej al Malook when you have the time please ?
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    Hi abuAminah--would you be so kind as to describe...

    Hi abuAminah--would you be so kind as to describe the aroma of the Areej al Malook from agaraura, please ? It sounds really really great.

    MrP--you're one of the biggest reasons why I like this...
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    Christopher's heart is so right that we can one...

    Christopher's heart is so right that we can one and all learn much from this man without even knowing that a teaching/learning situation is underway. That's the best compliment that I can give him....
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    Nudging this back to the sandal oil topic,...

    Nudging this back to the sandal oil topic, Christopher at WLA wrote me 2 days ago offering me his newly acquired Sri Lankan sandal oil. He said it was very nice. For him to say that means it's very...
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    GLTSAN---when you saw the photo of the can (the...

    GLTSAN---when you saw the photo of the can (the sandal essen. oil) didn't the word "essen" tip you off that you may not be buying pure sandal oil ?
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    Hi GLTASN- Does the label on the aluminum...

    Hi GLTASN-
    Does the label on the aluminum canister photo you posted say Sandal Essence ? Or something else ? Thanks.
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    Pardon the intrusion... Off topic of sandal...

    Pardon the intrusion...
    Off topic of sandal oils---I am putting together an order for a large quantity of 3 ml metal bottles to be mfg'd and shipped by Friends in the Orient. The two styles of...
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    Here here Mr P.

    Here here Mr P.
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    Has anyone sampled Amit's Agarwood Honeydew ? I...

    Has anyone sampled Amit's Agarwood Honeydew ? I got a email from him today offering this oil in the fancy bottle bedded down in a wonderful wooden box.
    Any help is appreciated.
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    Thank you all for the responses. It's mainly the...

    Thank you all for the responses. It's mainly the top note that twang's you when it's still wet on the skin. Maybe sunning it and putting it in a steam bath will burn off some of the--pardon me...
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    Hello to everyone old & new. The board seems to...

    Hello to everyone old & new. The board seems to be doing nicely and it's great to be back after being laid up for a while.
    Today I screwed up in a big way---I had a very nice raw whale puke...
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    I think 1ml would actually be one tenth of one...

    I think 1ml would actually be one tenth of one percent yield from a kg. 10ml would be a one percent (one/one hundreth) yield from a kg. I think what he meant Taha, was what % oil you end up with in...
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    Hi Peppermua: Regarding blending oudh oil, this...

    Hi Peppermua:
    Regarding blending oudh oil, this is a nice and easy recipe for an incredibly delicious and simple blend to make and, there's almost no way to screw it up and waste $$. The recipe was...
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    Wog---great advice that you gave to Pepper...

    Wog---great advice that you gave to Pepper regarding not blending oudh oils together. Not that blending oudh doesn't happen but like everything else it takes time to learn how to do it right. When a...
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    wog: The inbox may now receive.

    wog: The inbox may now receive.
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    A while back I read (probably here on BN--it may...

    A while back I read (probably here on BN--it may have been one of Taha's posts?) that there was/is an essential oil convention in Canada that was attended; mention was made of Oriscent having had a...
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    This is possible Al-Khidr. I did put the oil in a...

    This is possible Al-Khidr. I did put the oil in a warm/hot water bath with the lid off when I first got it but maybe it takes more time in the bath. It's bothering me a bit because some of the oudh...
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    Dumb question time please ? What could cause an...

    Dumb question time please ?
    What could cause an oudh oil to be cloudy and not translucent ? Would a trader/seller's mixing of different oils cause this ? Anyone ?
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    bluemoon--Thank you for that guy's email address...

    bluemoon--Thank you for that guy's email address that you PM'd me yesterday--(the incense guru). His suggestion which made me laugh was "try this site--www.howtomakeincense.com"...it was funny to me...
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    OK---ENOUGH banal & insipid exchanges. In other...

    OK---ENOUGH banal & insipid exchanges. In other settings the ones who make for disharmony are dismissed, but not until their behaviour, actions and comments are used for comprehensive learning. This...
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    Glutinous describes these good size very dark...

    Glutinous describes these good size very dark brown oddly shaped pieces.
    I won't even start the process of turning this wood resin into powder and then sticks until it's well thought out,...
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    wog-thank you. That will turn the wood to powder...

    wog-thank you. That will turn the wood to powder which is step 1. I'd like to take it further than just burning the powder; I'd like to make a dough with this and try to make sticks with it. I know...
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    I'd appreciate it greatly if anyone can answer...

    I'd appreciate it greatly if anyone can answer these two questions-

    Why would an oudh oil be cloudy ? Even after it attains room temp for an extended period of time ?

    I want to powder-ize 2...
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    After reading the discussion about The...

    After reading the discussion about The Translucent Path Kyara sampler I bought one from scents-of-earth earlier this week ($80). I used the Shoyeido Kyara sampler as the measuring stick for the first...
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    Today I received in the mail 7 tolas of oudh oil...

    Today I received in the mail 7 tolas of oudh oil distilled in Assam by Tajul Bakshi & his brothers. It's been brought to my attention by Tajul that this particular distillation is from 40 year old...
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    If an aromatic that I'm importing doesn't arrive...

    If an aromatic that I'm importing doesn't arrive it soothes to just be thankful for the oils/woods that have arrived in the past.
    Like acer says above--"if you're lucky you'll get your wood chips,...
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    To put this fairly common (neither seldom nor...

    To put this fairly common (neither seldom nor often, but still present) situation of agar wood chips/agar oils-or anything of real value-disappearing into the black hole at customs houses into...
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    I was just invited to go to the raw musk pod...

    I was just invited to go to the raw musk pod auction held in Russia (Moscow) by Joerg of Panto Products in Bonn, Germany. This is great--you inspect & purchase many different Lots of raw unmolested...
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    Hah-Organic1--yes, there is a seat at the club...

    Hah-Organic1--yes, there is a seat at the club with your name on it.
    The musk dilemma---I have an email address for Stephen V. Dowthwaite, the owner of PerfumersWorld in Thailand. He sent me an...
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    This 12 Step group will not allow 'war' stories...

    This 12 Step group will not allow 'war' stories about the day-to-day searches for the enigmatic substance; however, stories about how the search has effected our lives are encouraged.
    By the way,...
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    I am starting a new 12 Step Recovery Group any...

    I am starting a new 12 Step Recovery Group any day now. There will be seats for all who spend excessively on their out-of-control oudh habits. There will be a need for sponsors to hold the hands of...
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    If anyone wants 12ml of Ajmal AA Musk please PM...

    If anyone wants 12ml of Ajmal AA Musk please PM me. A trade would be interesting rather than $$$.
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    Acer is right on the money organic1, dark bottle,...

    Acer is right on the money organic1, dark bottle, no light for aging. If your intention is to try and dry an oil a little bit beyond the amount of drying that the distiller dries your oil, than I...
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    evogel: direct sunlight in the early morning; lid...

    evogel: direct sunlight in the early morning; lid off the bottle; a couple/three hours a day, stop before the sun gets high & too hot.
    Do it with any oud, fresh stuff or matured oud, it'll improve...
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    What was your experience with Shiva, Abubakr...

    What was your experience with Shiva, Abubakr al-misky ?
    "Front at sun" is what it says, the sun is in front of your eyes as in the morning sun. A distiller friend says it "dry the oil in soft sun...
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    Reason and intellect are very scarce these days,...

    Reason and intellect are very scarce these days, and too many of us are not even aware that those two things actually exist. Not exercising these two things is almost as bad as asking inappropriate...
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    EMS packages from Saudi A. get scrutinized...

    EMS packages from Saudi A. get scrutinized closely. If a description of the ingredients written in english is not enclosed in the box, there's a good chance it'll never get to you. Bakhoor and agar...
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    "Fake gold exists only because there is real...

    "Fake gold exists only because there is real gold".
    'Pure pure pure', let's have all the retailers sing together, nobody out of key, c'mon let's all join in...
    It's only real when you make it...
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    Hi evogel--FedEx can be bastards regarding their...

    Hi evogel--FedEx can be bastards regarding their rules that are inflexible regarding information that needs to be enclosed in the package. Ask your distiller to enclose a COA if he can. Suppliers...
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    Thank you kindly MrP, I will follow your helpful...

    Thank you kindly MrP, I will follow your helpful directions.
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    MrP--if you'd be so kind and if you can help me,...

    MrP--if you'd be so kind and if you can help me, this non oudh question is bugging me: why won't perfumers alcohol break down raw civet that I have been macerating for the past 5 months ? Do I need...
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    DHL (before they went belly up), FedEx (oil sent...

    DHL (before they went belly up), FedEx (oil sent back to point of origin for lack of enough info that was written in English), EMS, and the USPS have all lost (?) oils before on their journey to me....
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    Has this happened to anyone ? You western union...

    Has this happened to anyone ?
    You western union a tidy sum of money to a far away land for oils/woods. You force yourself into that calm mode of' reassuring yourself--'yes, yes, self, this is a...
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    Thanks bluemoon. Sharif along with Ensar and...

    Thanks bluemoon. Sharif along with Ensar and other sellers I've bought from, are most honorable people.
    I was asking about the gazelle, Organic1.
    Hi acer3--why would you imply that bluemoon said...
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    Hi abubakr al-misky; Can we speak on a PM please...

    Hi abubakr al-misky; Can we speak on a PM please ? Thank you kindly.
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    Hello abubakr al-misky; There's word on the...

    Hello abubakr al-misky;
    There's word on the street that you may have Ajmal AA musk Ghazelle for sale. If so, please contact me...I've lost the last couple of packages coming into the U.S. from the...
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    Can anyone put into words the differences between...

    Can anyone put into words the differences between agarscents' musk ghazelle and Ajmal AA musk ghazelle please ?
    Can anyone put what they feel towards the two into words also please ?
    Does anyone...
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    Hello acer3; Souq Al Badu's owner (Mr. Alfa Al...

    Hello acer3;
    Souq Al Badu's owner (Mr. Alfa Al Hadjj) is a good connection for all of us. He'll tell you the truth and as an added plus his oils, woods and bakhoors are all nice. He told me in an...
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    bluemoon---hello...what is oudline that you...

    bluemoon---hello...what is oudline that you mentioned before in an earlier post ?
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    Greetings to everyone. I've been following the...

    Greetings to everyone. I've been following the conversations here for a year and a half now, have never posted or interacted at all and I thought that it's time now to give rather take. I hope I can...
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