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    Re: L'Air du Désert Marocain

    i undersand a bath in tomato juice is recommended in these cases.
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    Re: Mixing classics with other perfumes.

    yes, this was very interesting, ce. thanks.

    i am stumped personally though.

    i do not much care for many of the classics. i confess to an intrinsic distrust of guerlains. they all smell...
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    Re: advice for new Daywear scent

    barney's doesn't carry gier. i'll do a little checking and see what may carry it in sf.

    you've got niemans near union square and they might have creed, i like himilaya better than GIT. younger,...
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    Re: Fragrance Frontiers ~ What's yours?????

    thanks i am a montale aoud/Oud/agar wood/aloe wood fan supreme what dry-down. simply magnificent :D
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    Re: Fragrance Frontiers ~ What's yours?????

    check out the parfumerie generale thread some woods i have never heard of before in the parfum descriptions
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    Re: The Sniffer Game!

    it just happened to me to. i thought i must ahve accidentally hit some button.


    a glitch, a permanent change? not just teh fonts, the font size, colors, highlighting, italicizing and bolding,...
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    Re: Reference for frag houses by country?

    [/quote]
    These shoulders are adorned with British (Stella McCartney) and French (Guerlain) layers. That would situate them in the middle of the Channel (but not in Chanel). I guessed White Shoulders...
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    Re: Fragrance Frontiers ~ What's yours?????

    current frontier is all the range of arabian inspired fragrances made with vintage wood oils and plant/tree resins.

    i am in love with all the montales, thanks to the members here. i am exploring...
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    Re: pyramid for your perfect perfume

    Top note : *bergamot, green note , green apple, fruite defendu
    *
    Middle note : *jasmine, cedarwood, sandalwood *

    Base note : *leather, amber, musk, vanilla *

    hows this. I will call it...
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    Re: What would Ron Burgundy wear?

    but HE thought he was classy and stylin' so would he choose brut or did they market an upscale version brut pour homme?
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    Re: The Sniffer Game!

    This is loads of fun but i wish they would give their "right" answers and an explanation when you miss one. *

    i am guessing that what i thought were orientals were chypres according to them. its...
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    Re: Dude, Where's My Car?

    thank you knightowl. this is just the kind of fascinating, off beat kind of thing i love knowing.
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    Re: Pierre Guillaume's Parfumerie Generale

    hey thanks, mke d didn't know about this. *was not around last year and judging by most threads (not this one though, interestingly) that goes for many of us current active members. *the info is most...
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    Re: Reference for frag houses by country?

    Godzilla, did I hear an urgent request?

    so far for russian fragrances i have found:

    men's cologne:

    siberain barber no 1
    siberian barber no 3

    (best not to ask what became of siberian...
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    Re: Play the Sniffer Game!

    can always count on you to liven things up, sanddrift.

    this is additcive. thanks
  16. Re: More manly scents for a much younger crowd....

    fine list, fat tony.

    if we are sticking to non-niche, selctions available at good perfume shops and better department stores, i would add:

    dior homme
    armani code/black code
    dk men
    fierce by...
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    Re: SotD 24 February Friday

    Hermès un jardin en méditerranée

    spelled "jardine" in the directory for some reason......another jean claude elena masterwork and the best fig scent around. sharper, more energizing than...
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    Re: pyramid for your perfect perfume

    *OK, I've has sport enough... it's time to take this seriously.

    top: *bois de bouleau, bigarade, *incense, cistus labdanum
    middle: ylang-ylang, orris, peony, iris, plum blossom, cardamom
    base:...
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    Re: pyramid for your perfect perfume

    AZsmells



    now AZ, is that nice making a reference to Monica Lewinsky after all these years and just because she is dating Alan? can't the woman have any peace? ;) ;) ;D ;D
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    Re: Reference for frag houses by country?

    ah oui, the photographic memory, she comes in handy, non?

    mon plaisir, as they say in my neck o' the woods (monreal, ma petite)

    but what i want to know, quarry, my dove, is are those gorgeous,...
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    Re: Dude, Where's My Car?

    BEEP! BEEP! You wild SOB, you!

    BTW - Kouros kinda smells like the backseat of my highschool car - does that count?
    [/quote]


    Uh, the backseat -- before or after?
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    Re: What would Ron Burgundy wear?

    fro-fro never figured you for lorena bobbit!
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    Re: Reference for frag houses by country?

    thought i'd seen one that grouped fragrances by country and by gum, i did.

    fun to run the mental exercise first, though.


    the fragrance foundation's fragrance library directory.
    ...
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    Re: Dude, Where's My Car?

    shock and awe, boy
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    Re: What would Ron Burgundy wear?

    why, whatever he was wearing, of course. *no? *well, then Cutter's Insect repellent? *no, uh, period 1974 scent.. Charley?

    and what about other film females that remind us of those near and dear?...
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    Re: Dude, Where's My Car?

    impresive, sqboy1
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    Re: Dude, Where's My Car?

    LOL, nice one. i thought the rules prohibited lewd or suggetive comments, though
    ;) ;) ;D ;D
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    Dude, Where's My Car?

    * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
    vvrrroooooooooomm............




    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Besides Santa Maria Novella's Nostalgia,

    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...
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    Re: Tangerine Vert vs Citron Citron

    Looks like the Verts have it
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    Re: Best Cheap-o Scents

    Now its my turn to be envious! ;) ;D
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    Re: What would Ron Burgundy wear?

    Depends, is he coming to your wedding?
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    Re: pyramid for your perfect perfume

    I am totaly sucked into this game, thanks ol' drift! .....

    can I enter one for someone else?

    while doing a post for the male forum, i came across the very pun-ily named Cumming: the Fragrance
    ...
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    Re: let us find a king

    no can do, the king must have his court.

    old guard:

    (king of manly fragrance) vintage tabarome
    (prime minister) bdp
    (minister of grassy earth) guerlain vetiver
    (minister of musk) kiehl's...
  34. Re: L'Artisan Mimosa, Vanilia, The pour un Ete ?

    yep . good break down ss. stick to bulgari for tea. mmpm is for girls. could consider dzing. not wild about the vanilla
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    Re: Tangerine Vert vs Citron Citron

    tangerine vert
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    Re: Best scent for the groom for a wedding?

    LOL and ROTFLMAO, Griff!

    amen from me, too, *girl!

    got to admit....wearing identical frags on same day , same ocassion and such a significant day or as a regular thing like matching shirts...
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb 23

    both the essence of elegance, jc [smiley=thumbsup.gif]

    dior homme pour moi aussi
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    Re: 'Z' Zegna: What are your thoughts?

    what i think of all zegna scents -- synthetic, soulless, anemic, bland
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    Re: Miller Harris

    can anyone tell me how big the backlog is on posting new reivews?

    a lot of frags i check out in the directory have neither notes, reviews or frag pyramids (new word i learned from miss sanddrift...
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    Re: Vera Wang for men.

    i second that, nice enough, polite frag but its a 20 minute wonder. no guts no glory, man!
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    Re: Summer Research Dealing with Olfaction

    lead I

    contacting the Frangrance Foundation and its scientific arm, The Sense of Smell Institute (yep, that's what they call it but it is highly resceted in the field)
    they might have...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 22 February

    ah, sounds like my cup of tea. tell me more about this un bois sépia
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 22 February

    ok. having exhausted the man's side, i am here to bore you ladies, too. i am experimenting with which wakes me up better. trying one frag today, the other tomorrow.

    bond no. 9 new haarlem...
  44. Re: Sean John's unforgivable ad. what do u think?

    Yeah, and Coke II was successful because everyone talked about it too, right?[/quote]

    touché, my man!
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    Re: Agraria bitter Orange

    and doesn't it project pretty well? this is not a shrinking violet of a scent like the batch paul g got.

    btw: what makes a bad batch. i've come across this a couple of times in threads where...
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    Re: Agraria bitter Orange

    I must have a bad batch because it doesn't do anything for me either. *[/quote]


    that's got to be it, dude. you should return it and get a good one.
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    Re: Have you found "the one" yet?

    the suspense, elysium, the suspense! *so what are your three loves, you scent polygamist?
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    Re: pyramid for your perfect perfume

    "liquorice" *as in ouzo or pernod? in which case ,we dub your fragrance, And A Good Time Was Had By All!

    civet? really?
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    Re: scents to chase the blahs

    i don't know about the grapefruit part but mandarin you can get in tangerine dream. its realy pretty nice, not cream sicle.
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    Re: SotD 22 February Wednesday

    trying to decide which wakes me up more. bond no 9 new haarlem (coffee) today and cb i hate perfume russian caravan (tea) tomorrow.
  51. Re: Sean John's unforgivable ad. what do u think?

    it's proof his name works; i'm not so sure about the pix or the fragrance. basenotes may not be a democracy but i have to go with the majority here: the photo & the ad suck.
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    Re: Agraria bitter Orange

    i'm afraid your girlfriend's nose has a blind spot or the equivalent.

    projection? the candle and diffuser room scent about knock me over. i can't burn the candle very long before snuffing it to...
  53. Re: Sean John's unforgivable ad. what do u think?

    my pleasure, drift

    you are right. there is a mention in bois de jasmin about stores refusals to display the ads at point of purchase. Apparently Sephora is the only retailer who will use the ad...
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    Re: Sean John Unforgivable In Demand

    This is pretty funny after the Sean John Ad thread in which someone suggests in a double entendre that P-Diddly needed some wood, a woody chypre as a fragrance and another poster suggested that...
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    Re: pyramid for your perfect perfume

    this might be too hard, sand drift. how about people just list favorite notes. i like rose. i like sandalwood. i like lilac. i like vetiver.


    for a pyramid. i cheated. i looked this one up on...
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    Re: Agraria bitter Orange

    Is it of short duration like a citrus scent or does it have reasonable longevity?[/quote]

    Good duration. It's not really citrusy, less juice more dired peel. its really about spices
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    Re: Men's men and their signature scents

    *Bachelor # 1 *-- CB I Hate Perfume Secret History *"I jest can't quit ya."

    Bachelor # 2 -- Alternates Cigar Afficianado and air freshener with smoke eater

    Bachelor # 3 -- Creed Love in White...
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    Re: Agraria bitter Orange

    i like this one, unusual -- rich spices over a bitter orange zest with a sweet waft of drying, sumptuous roses.

    i too am surprised with the mentions this has had in the press that it is not...
  59. Sean John's unforgivable ad. what do u think?

    what do people think of the first Unforgivable ad with the very uncomfortable, almost deceased looking asian woman

    laying her neck stiffly on p-thing's thigh (and apparently her neck is the only...
  60. Re: Sean John’s first Unforgivable fragrance with

    well, no matter the quality or affability of the fragrance itself, the truly remarkable thing is how much attention this is getting. *

    look at this forum alone. as i write there are nearly 1500...
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    Re: Fragrance Notes

    FAT TONY


    FT hits it right on the head. *many times the notes descriptions come straight from the perfume maker.

    they don't list all their ingredients or notes any more than Coca-Cola does....
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21 February

    Odeur 53

    especially after Indie Guy's stories
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    CSP for Canadians

    Lux Beauty Boutique from Edmonton http://www.luxbeauty.com has got hold of some vintage, classic CSP EDT & matching shower gels in three sizes. Plus receive a gift of a 15 ml perfume roller.

    offer...
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    Re: what is niche perfumes?

    check out another thread....

    http://www.basenotes.net/community/YaBB.pl?num=1140442649

    Aside from the rise of litigation against knock offs and the increasing use of proprietary accords created...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20 February

    06130 Cedre

    LOL MFfan310
  66. Re: *(Clothes) Designer scents era ending soo

    It seems to me what really has happened in the latter part of the twentieth century, continues ito evolve in the first
    years of the twenty-first (but not really change ) is the rise in general of...
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    help for best pine/conifer fragrance

    if you want to smell fresh, invigorating outdoorsy fir, spruce, pine, whatever..... but you do not want to smell like christmas, a car air-freshner or a truck stop men's room cleaner....you want to...
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    Re: SotD 17 February Friday

    blu mediterraneo mandorlo di sicilia (acqua di parma) Head notes: Frangipane, orange blossom, Star Anise, bergamot, green almond
    Heart notes: Aniseed,...
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    Re: Best place for Canadians to order?

    i'm in montreal.

    i also have ordered from luscious cargo and did not get hit with customs fees or anything but it's a small outfit that sometimes takes a while to ship.

    i have ordered sans...
  70. Thread: Nutmeg note

    by baiesbaby
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    Re: Nutmeg note

    also jo malone 154

    and don't forget lv piper nigrum, paul smith extreme for men, boucheron jaipur homme, cartier santos, frederic malle noir epices
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    Re: Which Brand of Soap Do You Use?

    sbbbjm

    don in the desert


    i tried dove and found i did not like its texture or the way my skin felt afterwards. i vastly prefer dr. bronner's or kiehl's. So to see if i was just fooling...
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    Re: Scents for seasons

    d4


    Good questions and I have almost the reverse situation; here in canada we have two seasons: *July and winter.

    but to get back to the d4's subject -- what does one wear in perpetual late...
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    Re: Edie Sedgwick's Fragrance

    RitaMae


    Tigrushka



    Edie: An American Biography -- by Jean Stein, George Plimpton (Editor)
    ...
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    Re: SotD 15 February Wednesday

    Mure et Musc
  75. Re: Hi, Suggestions for fresh, fruity, florals ple

    bond no 9 *is very pretty and sparkling is a good word for it, well to me but i'm a guy. no 9 is very classy in a totally modern way. its always sold out everywhere. i dont think there is any fruit...
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    Re: Edie Sedgwick's Fragrance

    good googling tigrushka but i cant find the fracas refernce, where'd you find that out sanddrift and yours sounds more like you are remembering something you actually knew, you spell "Susannah" the...
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    Re: SotD 14 Feb. Tuesday

    Bois de Portugal. Happy Valentine's day everyone? Good luck tonight!
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    Re: Which Brand of Soap Do You Use?

    Dr. Bronner's liquid castille for me, kiehl's (unscented body wash), weleda iris (bar soap if I can find it and I am wearing something with iris), l'occitaine verbena (liquid shower bath gel), patyka...
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    Re: Never received a compliment!

    Egads! *i am with the second quote. *i would never go higher than 3-4 spritzes total.however, it depends somewhat on the juice. when wearing one of montale's aouds, 2-3 is plenty. *same for most SL...
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    Re: le parfum de rosine -help

    Here are urls for pages of links to most, if not all, prominent perfume houses, including niche. *They do not list one for Les Parfums de Rosine (Under L or P.) So is it possible there is no Rosine...
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    Re: sampling without intent to purchase

    I feel like kim chi -- a good sa *who keeps me abreast of new introductions, points me to things i might like and often does help me discover new goodies is worth it. but a bad one is worse than none...
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    Re: sampling without intent to purchase

    all agreed the perfume company probably supplies the testers and samples and they don't care where you buy so long as you buy.

    *but there is an ethical problem with taking an sa's time in a store...
  83. Re: wich is for you the most suitable flower smell

    rose geranium is nice and green. like that
    i have a personal aversion to carnation like some poeple do for patchouli. really don't like carnation. yeah, its a pretty strong fragrance
    i notice man...
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    Re: Birch, pine, fir - what smells like trees?

    i know agraria has a balsam scent. got it as a candle on a trip to san fran. its also a personal frag. was good.


    these all sound like things a guy could wear. sound very invigorating and wintry...
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    Re: What is your favorite evening scent?

    Quote from baiesbaby on Yesterday at 3:49pm:


    Reply #24
    Magnnum - Yesterday at 5:07pm


    why thank you, magnnum!
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    Re: What is your favorite evening scent?

    , double feature with spirited away?
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    Re: What is your favorite evening scent?

    cocktails -- costes, conquest , SMN nostalgia
    opening -- tam dao, voleur de roses, mure et musc
    clubbing --piper nigrum, fumerie torques,
    Opera, theatre. benefit, important party (with boss,...
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    Re: What's the best Mandarin I can get ?

    bigarade is french for bitter orange. those things they make licqeurs like curacau and the tawny marmalade out of.

    tangerine is north american for mandarine is mandarin en francais and mandarino...
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!! * *

    Vetiver Extraodianire and musc ravageur are two of my al time favorites. On women I realy like En Passant and Noir Epice. I am ambivalent about the rest of the line. I expereince the same problem...
  90. Thread: Opinions

    by baiesbaby
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    Re: Opinions

    either is fine, dude but go light on those pheremones. you got plenty of your own at 20. its kind of redundant. beware: a lot of those pheremones are phony. confidence, thoughtfulness toward your...
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    Re: Blvgari Au the Rouget?

    Does anyone know who cooked up the latest Bulgari? *I know the first one, The Vert *was composed by Jean-Claude Ellena who also did Hermès Un Jardin Sur Le Nil, L’Artisan Parfumeur Bois Farine, The...
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    Re: Why separate boards?

    Fro-Fro,

    i'm a guy and i realy enjoy that you want to share with us dudes. *In fact, *it was your cross posts and some posts by some other smart women like shy cat, kim chi, lizzie, ayala, cclogne...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11 February

    FM vetiver extraoridnaire.

    I missed yesterday, was flying. What's the expression? Out of the frying pan into the fire. As if Canada's winter's not bad enough, Connecticut's expecting a...
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    Re: Few thoughts on the rules of the forum

    I was going to add my contribution to the new celeb fragrance ideas humor thread, which I am supposing you are referring to, but it has been locked down. One cannot post a reply. Why? There did not...
  95. 3 new fragrances by Marc Jacobs for Spring/summer

    In April, Marc Jacobs will launch three new body splashes in fun, casual, lighthearted scents sold in colorful oversized bottles . *"Affrodable luxury" say Marc and the Coty execs. *

    The three...
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    Re: SOTD TUES 7TH FEB

    Costes
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    Re: What should I get? 16 years old.

    I second the Pi by Givenchy* or Boucheron Jaipur Homme Fresh** *or Thé *Vert (Tay Vair) by Bulgari ***

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121288.html * ***http://www.basenotes.net/ID26123551.html
    ...
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    Re: Im looking for the perfect ...

    Avoid ambers then

    The Patricia Nicolae is distinctive and light, dry.

    Zenzero is a stunner, not sweet

    The calypso is warm yet not sweet. Very interesting, sexy.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7 February

    Costes
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7 February

    Costes
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