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    Re: Canadian Head Count

    Hello from Saint John
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    Re: Underrated fragrances on Basenotes

    Azzaro Visit
    Lolita Lempicka AM
    Boss #1
  3. Re: Looking for a fragrance with the following qualities: (quite specific)

    Boss No.1 maybe, its warm and earthy, is also a pretty big scent and isn't expensive or very common. You could easily pick it up at Shoppers DrugMart for about 30 bucks depending on where in Canada...
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    Re: Wow factor, Compliment Record

    My record is also with Lolita Lempicka au masculin, 7 in 4 hours on Saturday night, and two weeks ago I got 5 or 6, including two girls asking me to sleep with them in about 5 hours on a friday night.
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    Re: Your vote for the KING of colognes

    I don't really expect anyone to agree with me here, but my vote for the King of Colognes goes to Lolita Lempicka au masculin. Now this isn't the king in the Arthurian questing warrior sense, this is...
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    profumum, the article on the front page

    Does anyone have anything by them, I'm thinking about blind buying fiore d'ambre, but I'd like to get some input or maybe a decant before I drop 200 american.
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    Sticky: Re: Your most complimented frags this year from the opposite sex

    I get huge compliments on this one, I was dancing with a girl at a club and she suggested I go home with her because I smelled so good, later that night I'm back at the university in a different...
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    A dream of two fragrances

    Last night I had a dream that I was standing over my fragrance trunk trying to decide between two different fragrances for a cowboy themed party that is happening tonight. The two I was torn between...
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    Re: The 10 Levels Of Junky-ism

    I ascended 7 levels in 5 months, lets hope I stay here, cross your fingers guys.
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    Re: you guys won't believe this

    I entered in May with 4 bottles and half a dozen samples, I now have 16 bottles and 30+ samples. This place is dangerous, be afraid. Its like if you listened to nothing but the radio your whole life...
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    Re: Looking for a metallic scent

    FCUK for Him, quite metallic and very cheap. One of my signature scents.
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    Re: What would Neo in The Matrix wear?

    I think he might wear French Connection for Him, smells like cold metal and compressed air. Also has a technical looking bottle.
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    Re: what is that in men fragrances?

    If you're talking about a "typical" man's fragrance you're looking at vetiver, patchouli, moss, musk, various woods, green notes, some spices most likely a pepper of some kind. A "typical" woman's...
  14. Re: How many ML's do you think an average fragrance application uses up?

    Yah, depending on the spray mechanism 4-7 sprays is 1ml.
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    Re: Fragrance Ban?

    People with allergies and asthma can take medication to control it, if they choose not to that isn't my fault. I once got into an argument with a fat, middle aged nurse on a bus because I was wearing...
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    Re: How many frags do you bring to college?

    Serpent did a pretty good job of cutting it from 7 to 3, but I'd also bring Brit, it may be a little common but its also a bit more "fun" than envy, so I'd take those 4. And I'd think about looking...
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    Re: Royal Secret & Royal Secret II

    Would you say they're strictly feminine, or could they be considered unisex. I ask because five stars and "royal secret" both invoke Masonic symbolism, could be just a coincidence, but if it isn't it...
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    Re: SOTD - Friday 1st SEP Scent Synch Day

    I'll be putting Mugler on when I wake up in the morning to go in to the last day of my summer job. Should be a gooood day.
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    Re: Mens favorites for women

    I agree with everything Envyus said except for maybe obsession, and I'd add Amor Amor by Cacheral. But Hypnotic Poison is by far my favorite on a woman.

    The perfume bottle you described earlier...
  20. Re: SA felt the need to educate me on best selling frag

    I see most SA's as a necessary evil, by and large they are just trying to make a dollar, I don't expect them to know much and I'm usually not let down. But it is truly rewarding when you come across...
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    Re: It's election time

    I'm going to give Vetiver Extraordinaire another shot and see if that cuts it. This was kind of a surprise election, if we knew it was coming I would have bought some Gendarme on the fact that...
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    It's election time

    We're about a week into elections for our provincial government here in NB, being a party operative I'll be meeting a lot of people and making a lot of important first impressions over the next...
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    Re: SotD Monday 28 August

    Boss #1
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    Re: Similar Top notes in Tsar and B*men

    I tried Tsar yesterday, I find the top notes remind me a lot of opium EdT which I like, but I wasn't sold on Tsar, decay notes are often associated with strong florals which they all have.
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 23 Aug 2006

    Versace's The Dreamer
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    Re: Review: Visit by Azzaro

    Visit is still one of my favorites and around here it still sells pretty well. I don't think being in a discount bin is always a good indicator of its popularity. The discount bin is where I found...
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    Re: Sotd 21 Monday August

    Wearing a few shots from my brand new bottle of FCUK Him
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    Re: Signature Scent

    I've had 2 signature scents since I first started wearing fragrance, the first one was when I was 18; I headed out to the mall with a buddy(who ended up buying AdG) and spent more than an hour at the...
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    Signature Scent

    Every once in awhile a thread pops up declaring someone has just found their signature scent, or "holy grail". Sometimes I wonder, how many of us are looking, actually, honestly, looking for a...
  30. Re: How do you feel when a fellow Basenoter outbids you?

    Whenever I bid on something on Ebay I wait until the last couple of hours and as my max bid I place exactly as much as I'm willing to spend. If it goes over that than too bad, like if I see something...
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    Re: Are The Best Scents Behind Us?

    All very true, and as the general populace's sensibilities and tastes evolve the possibilities in fragrance composition will open up. Most "average guys" don't want mens fragrances that are really...
  32. Re: wow kouros is really expensive even by ebay standards

    I know, we have a target-esque department store that carries all your standard, J-lo, Olsen twins, Paris Hilton, Jovan, Coty, Stetson and other garbage, and then they have lagerfeld and the entire...
  33. Thread: Female SAs

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    Re: Female SAs

    Yah, I would love to run into a hot SA, 9 out of 10 are know nothing trollops from the city's North End(I know none of you live here, but you all have an area like this one) or are middle aged...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 August

    The Dreamer for 2 days in a row
  35. Re: What perfume would Catherine Earnshaw (Wuthering Heights) wear?

    l'air du temps was the first thing I thought of
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    Re: F*uck me!! I just broke my first bottle

    My little sister got a new kitten about 2 months ago, roughly 2 weeks after we brought it home I walked into my room and saw the cat gearing up to jump from my window onto my cologne shelf, I've...
  37. Re: Ever find colognes nice, but not that you want to buy?

    I feel that way about a lot of fragrances, one of those things where its nice enough, fairly pleasant, I'd wear it if someone gave it to me but I'm not going to spend my own money on it.
  38. Thread: gossip

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    gossip

    Do any of you ladies know anything about gossip by Cindy Adams? On my campus there is this walkway thats flanked by rose bushes, and right now they're all adorned with rosehips, I wondered if...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe

    You might think about l'anarchiste by caron, or Amber Ph by Prada if you're looking for citrus and wood
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    SOTD Thursday August 17

    Versace The Dreamer Shower Gel, After Shave and EdT, I just bought the gift set for 20 dollars(canadian, approx 23US) at the drug store and I'm going to rock it like its going out of style.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, August 16th

    malle l'eau d'hiver
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe

    Givenchy Very Irresistable is very good and at the same time very accessible, its got some depth to it and some people don't like it, so you know its good. I just blind bought l'instant de guerlain...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe

    Well what are your criteria for ranking a ten, cause there are dudes on this board with hundreds and hundreds of bottles, so if you're ranking by size there is no way you're a 7.5, if you're ranking...
  44. Poll: Re: Which Designer Would You Like to See Release a Scent?

    I think the point was designers that don't already have mens scents, hermes, dior and ysl all clearly already do.
  45. Re: Looking for something better than Armani's Aqua di Gio?

    something along the same line you can also find at just about any department store I'll second givenchy blue label and l'eau d'issey, I prefer the latter, but there is plenty out there.
  46. Re: Looking for something better than Armani's Aqua di Gio?

    something along the same line you can also find at just about any department store I'll second givenchy blue label and l'eau d'issey, I prefer the latter, but there is plenty out there.
  47. Poll: Re: Which Designer Would You Like to See Release a Scent?

    I'd like to see a scent from Parasuco or Tristan&America
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    Re: Cologne for waking up

    No, L'Eau du Navigateur is a discontinued L'artisan, look it up in the directory, sounds really nice. And in my defence I do live in the biggest "city" in New Brunswick ;)
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    Re: Ebay Fakes Question

    I live by the adage, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is, if the fragrance is a couple of hours from closing and its selling for pennies on the dollar i wouldn't buy it.
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    Re: Cologne for waking up

    I have V.I. Summer and you're right, its close but its notes are really creamy, it would be more like a starbucks store built in a garden. Does anyone know where I could find L'Eau du Navigateur;...
  51. Re: Where to find L'Artisan & Serge Lutens in Toronto?

    Holt Renfrew carries them, thats not a specialty boutique but I hope that helps.
  52. Re: Holy Moses! Hats off for L`Artisan Parfumeur, right now!!

    I emailed Artisan weeks ago at that address requesting samples, as did a friend of mine from the same town, he got a handful of samples I got nothing.
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    Cologne for waking up

    I was out in my garden on the back steps drinking coffee this morning, cool breeze blowing, soft warm glow of the morning sun lighting everything up; and I thought. I want this in a bottle.

    So we...
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    Re: Need a new parfume?

    My last year in high school I bought a bottle of Emporio Armani He. Cool Water or one of its variants is not a bad choice, I've heard some good things about Paul Smith London being a fun, fresh...
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    Re: If you could only use one design house...

    Mind if I jump in girls, if $$ was no object Editions Malle, if we had to consider dollars I'd probably go with Givenchy.
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    Re: SOTD Monday August 14

    YSL Opium ph EdT
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    Spirit smells like Boss Bottled

    Alright, so a couple of years ago my little sister got be a Spirit gift set for christmas, I decided to smell it today and I find it reminds me a lot of Boss Bottled, but spicy. Anyone else notice...
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    Re: Orange Blossom for men?

    If you go to the Gap they have roll on perfume oils, mostly single note, Orange blossom is one, as well as jasmine, sandalwood, yuzu, tuberose etc, sometimes I like to go in and mix my own scents...
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    Re: Looking to rebuild my collecton.

    You seem to be using pretty standard department store fragrances, so I'm not going to throw out anything crazy, for Fall I'd think about Azzaro Visit, it's peppery at first and then drys down to a...
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    Re: SotD Friday 11 August

    Malle: Bigarade Concentree
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    Re: Did You Know . . . . ? ? ? ?

    Thats fairly prolific
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    Re: visit this site you will like it

    The mens bottle is really vintage looking, but not authentic vintage, like pop culture vintage americana...something you might see at American Eagle. Kind of a mix between a chocolate syrop, sun tan...
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    Re: New Old Spice scent

    I saw this in a flyer today and wondered if it was actually new or something I just missed. It's about time Old Spice came out with a modern frag, they've been beating the drum of their red zone...
  64. Re: Okay... So What Do The Girls Like?

    In my experience girls go nuts over sweet scents and pepper scents. But when it comes right down to it what scent you're wearing doesn't make a hell of a lot of difference(as long as it isn't,...
  65. Thread: No.5 for men?

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    Re: No.5 for men?

    Yah Castor, I was leaning towards what you just said when I originally posted. I don't hold No.5 on a pedestal as one poster suggested, its solid but not the best, I'm not even sure if I really like...
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    Re: just wanted to introduce myself

    Welcome to the family, what kind of fashions do you design?
  67. Thread: No.5 for men?

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    No.5 for men?

    Chanel No.5 is widely respected and held in high regard, looked at as high water mark in women's perfume. It is something that all serious women must try at least once, almost the definition "mass...
  68. Re: Webcam - really stinky Corpse Flower about to bloom at the BBG

    If someone included it in a perfume wouldn't you be stalked by carrion beatles and bees....waiter I'll have the Jackson-Triggs proprietors grand reserve VQA chardonnay, oh and some bug spray, I'll...
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    Re: I removed the gold plate from my MI.

    This will be an interesting experiment to see how important the bottle is in selling fragrance, we have an essentially full bottle of creed which will be sold as such but the bottle has been defaced,...
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    Re: I Am A Complete Fragrance Virgin

    I'd throw out Dior Fahrenheit, Azzaro Visit or Givenchy Very Irresistable, they're not exactly what you asked for, but they each have elements of it. They're serious fragrances of high quality,...
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    Re: Which Serge Lutens

    I'm thinking of blind buying Miel De Bois, it sounds like the closest of the SL's to what I'd want. Sorry I don't have much other input.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 August

    Azzaro Visit - The second fragrance I bought, back before I was a junkie
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    Re: Help! Sandalwood in Azzaro Visit?

    Visit is one of my top fragrances of all time, its the second fragrance I ever bought. There is definitely sandalwood in, a fairly siginificant amount I think. I wore Visit today and I forgot how...
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    Re: Anything that matches this?

    Loving it, is Jicky along those lines, its something I want to get into, if it's good enough for Kennedy, Clinton and Connery it's good enough for me.
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent "New Man" ?

    I've liked pretty much everything dominique ropion's name has been on, this should be no exception
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    Re: Only using Adg...need a new fragrance

    I've worn chrome before but don't like it a lot, L'eau D'issey is in my top 5 or so right now, Baldessarini Del Mar might not be bad(just posted in a Boss Thread so its front of mind) Chanel Allure...
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    Re: Anyone a fan of Boss frags and which ones?

    I like Boss no.6(bottled) and Boss Soul, Selections is alright but unimpressive, Del Mar isn't something I'd buy but if it was given to me I'd wear, same with Dark Blue, its interesting and I won it,...
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    Re: Guys: Perfume Advice for 15-year-old Girl

    My girlfriend is 20, she wears Amor Amor, Divine EdP, Divine L'ame Soeur, D&G Sicily, Lolita Lempicka, Givenchy Amarige, both Organza's and hot couture, oscar de la renta rosamor, dior hypnotic and...
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    Re: Anything that matches this?

    Thank you gentlemen, Dior Homme is on my to try list, hopefully we get that here in Old Saint John soon, Azzaro Visit I already own, Dunhil Desire I have a buddy that bathes in it daily, its good...
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    Anything that matches this?

    I'd like to find something very warm and smooth, predominantly woody, with some animalic/vanillic notes, an alcohol or food note, and floral notes. Any suggestion?
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    Re: Colours and Colognes

    I'm with Envyus, color and fragrance don't really have much to do with eachother I find, although, the type of clothing I'm wearing and my fragrance definitely play on each other. For instance, I...
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    Re: Test to see what category you prefer

    That test on Ozmoz was pretty good, it did a good job of summing up what I was looking for in a fragrance from the answers i picked.
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    Re: SOTD Monday August 7

    l'eau d'issey ph
  84. Re: At your best, how many different scents have you worn in a day?

    5, one before the shower, one for the day, one for the evening, one to go out, and one for bed...that was an extreme day
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    Re: Issey Miyake - something similar?

    I've never noticed a uric note in Issey and I wear it fairly regularly, i cross referenced all the notes in those three and couldn't find anything in common, BoC and Issey both share a geranium note,...
  86. Re: Looking for my perfect fragrance... advice needed!

    I might suggest Dior Fahrenheit(warm, smokey, not heavy) Givenchy Very Irresitable(sweet, smokey, light), L'eau D'issey(flowers up top, then warm, smooth) they're all easy to find department store...
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    Re: songs that mention fragrances

    R.Kelly thoia thoing remix
    ...Notice your body girl and watch me step in the spot you know I got you (ahhchoo) Yea your little Gucci cologne be having me puffy when sneezing baby it nothing do.........
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    Re: Perfumes banned public in Scandinavia

    In Saint John, Canada perfume is already banned on public transit and in a lot of work places, I think it has something to do with us being progressive. But its only enforced if you come in reaking...
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    Re: L'eau d'Issey PH vs Aqua de Bulgari PH

    I haven't tried Bvlgari PH, but I'm big fan of l'eau d'issey. I've had a couple of samples of it and I think it will be my next purchase(well not including, super cheap clear outs at the drug store)....
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    Re: songs that mention fragrances

    There is always the classic Cam'ron Song "Oh Boy" advertising his fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday August 2

    DvB Instinct, nobody laugh, its honestly pretty good
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    Re: LAYERING - what a CRIME !!

    I don't have a problem with layering, actually I did it this morning Trumper's Spanish leather with Dior Higher energy. There is absolutely nothing wrong with layering fragrance, if you think two, or...
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    Re: Fendi Uomo rediscovered

    Is this worth buying, they have it at the drug store(I've knicknamed the drugstore fragrance clear out heaven)by my girlfriends for like 15 dollars?
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday August 1st.

    Trumper's Spanish Leather
  95. Re: We haven't had a good one of these in a couple of weeks.

    I agree with Armani PH
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    Re: SOTD Monday 31 July

    YSL - Opium ph EdT
  97. Trumper's Royal vs. Oscar de la Renta pour Lui

    Does anyone else find these two to be a lot a like, there is a note in both of them that appears at the same time that reminds me of horses.
  98. We haven't had a good one of these in a couple of weeks.

    In the tradition of baseless speculation, What scent do we think Tony Soprano would wear?
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    Re: Ethnicity and Scents

    Its funny that you say Lolita Lempicka was one of your best sellers this year, because I was looking at it with my girlfriend last night at the drug store, drug stores around here have surprisingly...
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    Re: SOTD Friday July 28

    Divine L'homme sage
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