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  1. Re: Plan C: Not scrapping the Marketplace, but making it better instead

    I don't have good feelings about Panjo either.

    Paypal (for those who agree to have a PP account; not everybody) is okay as long as you're not sending the money as a gift. (IOW, you must pay the...
  2. Re: Important announcement regarding Marketplace, Blogs and News

    The main reason I'm still on BN after all these years (and I'm here since the very beginning) is the marketplace.
    I wouldn't mind paying an annual fee for that. ;)

    Thanks!
  3. Re: Important announcement regarding Marketplace, Blogs and News

    I agree with that.
    The site will probably run faster as well.
  4. Re: Important announcement regarding Marketplace, Blogs and News

    Thanks for all these years Grant, and enjoy some rest with peace of mind.

    Warm regards,
    François
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    Re: Help with Forum Layout

    Using FF, and it looks like this:
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    Is it possible to get the normal, full-width layout, please?

    TIA!
  6. Re: New rules now implemented in Sales Board, plus a slightly different way of operating.

    Indeed, you're right, and it's clearly described in Grant's post, which I should have read more carefully... :embarassed:
  7. Re: New rules now implemented in Sales Board, plus a slightly different way of operating.

    I just replied to a thread (not mine) in the Marketplace, so the new permissions system seems to be broken.
  8. Sticky: Re: *** Please Read First - October 2013 ***

    Your "join date" says May 2015, so maybe it's a new account you're using.
    Maybe Grant can help you recover the old one.
  9. Sticky: Re: *** Please Read First - October 2013 ***

    I'm not surprised.
    The marketplace rules sticky says:

    Quoted from http://www.basenotes.net/threads/314750-Marketplace-rules-revised-please-read
  10. Sticky: Re: *** Please Read First - October 2013 ***

    If you still don't see it, check your member permissions.
    It's in the bottom right corner of the screen.
    Here are mine:
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  11. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    Still quite slow here.
    It's like that since a few days.
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    Re: New Moderators!

    Congrats!
  13. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    Didn't get the notifications for the last two PMs I got since yestersday night.
    I'm on Yahoo but nothing in the Spam folder as well.
  14. Re: New rules now implemented in Sales Board, plus a slightly different way of operating.

    Fabulous, thanks!
  15. Re: Stopped receiving email notifications for new PMs

    Thanks Grant.
    Yes, I get them in timely manner now!

    Best!
    François
  16. Stopped receiving email notifications for new PMs

    As the title says.
    It began maybe two or three days ago.

    Thanks!
    François
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    Re: Basenotes in 2015 – announcements

    Happy birthday BN!
    Thanks for the hard work and keeping the boat afloat, Grant!
    XenForo is now used by the other two boards I'm visiting everyday (they were on VB too) and I like it a lot.
    There...
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    Re: Fragrance directory bug?

    Directory seems to be back now.
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    Fragrance directory bug?

    Hi.
    I'm getting this when I click on Directory:
    Fatal error: Cannot redeclare TimeAgo() (previously declared in /home/basenot2/public_html/bn-inc/timeago.php:3) in...
  20. Serious Vulnerability Found in vBulletin SEO Plugin

    For Grant, important reading!:
    http://www.securityweek.com/serious-vulnerability-found-vbulletin-seo-plugin
  21. [USA] Re: All Must Go***Moving to Alaska Sale***All Must Go

    User didn't logon on BN since dec 22nd.
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    Re: Cleaning House - Inventory for Sale

    Thanks.
    I'm still waiting for pictures and he didn't sent them yet.
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    Re: 12% off at FragranceX

    Never had problems with Fragrancex, and bought there dozens of times.
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    Re: New Krizia PH arriving...

    Almost a year since then.
    So, did anybody try this stuff yet?

    Merry Christmas!
    Joyeux Noël!
  25. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    Speed has become better now here too, thanks!
  26. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    Well, speed is very ordinary (read slow) here today.
    I'm not using a mobile but a desktop PC. (if that changes anything)
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    Re: Force Majeure

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/296762-US-amp-Can-Preferred-WW-Possible-Bottles-and-tons-of-Decants-Samples-for-Swap!
  28. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    Quite bad here too.
    Long load times, or even timeouts.
    We seem to be back to where BN has been months ago.
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    Re: RIP: Oscar de la Renta

    RIP Oscar!
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    I'm currently using a Schick Quattro Titanium.
    I have less cuts than all other models I've tried, and it still gives a good, close shave.
  31. Re: Can't stretch the page anymore to fill the monitor!!

    Nevermind, Grant just explained what was happening.

    I was not able to delete this reply though.
    I could only edit it. (even with the Advanced Functions)
  32. Re: Can't stretch the page anymore to fill the monitor!!

    Likewise here.
    The skin has changed for some reason.
    If I click on the double arrow on the right, to shrink the page, I'm driven to the main BN page. :confused:
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    Sticky: Re: Shipping Prefix

    Thanks for the quick patch!
    Works great!
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    Sticky: Re: Shipping Prefix

    Much appreciated, Grant!

    Edit: what about the swap board?
    Why only the sales board?

    I tried editing my thread in the swap board but didn't see these prefix choices. Also tried starting a fresh...
  35. Thanks for the read Marlen! Cheers! François

    Thanks for the read Marlen!

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Spamming messages?

    Same spammer for me too.
    Yesterday it was another one.

    Can you block spammers by IP?
    Possibly it's the same person behind them?
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    Francois' wanted thread

    Hi, and thanks for looking!

    My swaplist is here by the way:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/371577-Francois-s-swap-list-%28Canada-amp-US-only%29

    So, I'm looking for (bottles):

    Baldessarini...
  38. Re: Update: Speed, Huddler bits, Other stuff [21 Dec 2013]

    Don't forget to take some rest too, Grant! :)
    Thanks for everything and All the Best for 2014!

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Security announcement

    Thanks Grant.
    Another busy website that's in my daily routine is talkbass.com.
    Here's what the site's owner wrote:

    Just to inform you about this other option.

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Welcome Home!

    Thanks much and congrats!

    Cheers!
    François
  41. Re: An example of "perfectly built" perfume?

    Bvlgari pour homme
  42. Re: Lag waiting for 'handpickedmedia.co.uk' when loading pages

    Get the Adblock Plus extension and say goodbye to lags and annoying ads at the same time. :)
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    Re: Thoughts on Tsar and Boucheron?

    Regarding Tsar, I suggest you look at YSL Jazz instead.
    Similar but Jazz is much better, IMHO.
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    Re: Thoughts on Tsar and Boucheron?

    The dominant top note in BPH is not lemon but verbena.
    This scent is quite different than Eau Sauvage, although both are fresh chypres.
    It's dryer, less suave then ES, which is far richer and...
  45. Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    :)
    Enjoy, David!
  46. Re: Favorite Inexpensive Drug Store Products...

    The new DOVE - Men care line is really great.
    I used to use mainly Nivea for men products, mais am now switching to the new Dove for men line.
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    Re: Shipping to Canada from US

    I had hundreds of transactions worlwide and had stuff confiscated only three times I think.
    As for duty, I did a lot of orders with Strawberrynet and had to pay fees only a few times.
    FragranceNet...
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    Re: Freaking Spam...

    Thanks for the explanations, much appreciated.
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    Re: Freaking Spam...

    Isn't there an option in the forum software so that new users posts *must* be approved before they appear in the boards?
    Say until they reach some floor limit, like 10 posts.
    This would maybe give...
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    Re: Unscented Soaps?

    I often use unscented Goat Milk soaps and they're great.
    All the local drugstore chains have their own house-brand.
    Ditto for Dove unscented.
  51. Re: Re-discovering a true Gem : "OLEG CASSINI" EDT for Men (year 1976)

    I don't think the 1994 version has anything in common with the original.
    The former is an icy floral, and still available.
  52. Re: Kindly requesting any feedback about the brand Proraso

    Very good stuff for the price indeed.
    I also prefer the green tea/aloes line to the harsher eucalyptus/menthol one.
  53. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Grant should turn off new members for the moment methinks.
    I also suspect some kind of server flooding from malicious people.
  54. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Thanks for the feedback Grant!
    Hope all is fixed soon!

    Best regards,
    François
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    With all due respect, is the post count that much important?
    I only wish we can browse under normal conditions, that's all.
    Edit:
    It's already better as we speak.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    I'm getting lots of Database error screens right now.
    Server's hard disk is full?
    Forum software database has reach its limit size?
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    +1
    This is becoming a complete joke.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    I get the PM notifications, no problem with that.
    Browsing on BN has always been a weakness, unfortunately.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Likewise here.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Yesterday it was terrible in the morning here.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    No database errors but often quite slow here.
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    Vermeil White

    Hi.
    Looking for this, as well as a few others.
    My swaplist is here: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/309464-Caron-Dior-Pinaud-Ungaro-L%C3%A9onard-Shiseido-etc

    Thanks for looking!

    Merry...
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Lots of problems here too. Site unavailable, or slow, and no email PM notifications.
    (located in Canada)
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Recently had frequent slowdowns here too.
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    Re: 12 May Update

    Thanks a lot Grant!
    You deserve the best!
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Ditto.
    It'd be nice to hear from Grant what's going on.

    Best regards,
    François
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    Re: Unable to save avatar image

    +1 here.
    I was wondering if it was related to the fact I'm now on Linux, but I see I'm not alone with this issue.
  68. Re: How to leave marketplace feedback? Link has disappeared

    This morning, the URL in the PM I got yesterday has changed to this:
    http://0.0.146.146/itrader.php?u=5628

    Needless to say, it also doesn't work, but it's really strange...
    iTrader still has...
  69. Re: How to leave marketplace feedback? Link has disappeared

    iTrader seems to be running again, thanks!
    However, when I click on the link to see the token I got, here's the URL: http://37522/itrader.php?u=5628
    There's obviously something wrong there!

    Best...
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    I also often have connection problems these days.
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    Re: Basenotes Site Problems

    Ditto.
    Lots of connection problems recently.
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    Re: Why is Sung Homme so unpopular?

    It smells very strong and harsh when applied, but gets much better after, say, a couple of hours, when everything has settle in.
    Gets better and better along the day.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Ditto!
    Merci beaucoup Grant!

    Cheers!
    François
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Seems to be working now, thanks!
    I saw some warnings at the top of a page once.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Thanks Grant.

    This doesn't seem to work.

    Best,
    François
  76. Re: Sale/Swap board thread title request!

    +1!
    Excellent suggestion!
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    No, Javascript is a different thing.
    In Internet Explorer, it's called another way though. (I'm using Firefox)
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    Maybe Javascript is turned off in your browser?
    (just a thought)
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    No new PM email notifications here either.

    Thanks,
    François

    Last minute edit: just got one!
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    Re: Glitches since the hacking

    Thanks Grant.
    However, I can't even get a member profile anymore, I get this:

    Warning: require_once([path]/includes/functions_itrader.php) [function.require-once]: failed to open stream: No such...
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    User CP (control panel) is broken

    The link http://www.basenotes.net/usercp.php doesn't work here.
    I get the following error message:

    Warning: require_once([path]/includes/functions_pt_usercp.php) [function.require-once]: failed...
  82. How to leave marketplace feedback? Link has disappeared

    Hi.
    I'm about to leave a marketplace feedback but don't see the link anymore in the user profile. (the Marketplace feedback tab)

    Thanks!
    François
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    Re: Which Worth Pour Homme

    The original was quite similar to Paco Rabanne classic, but lighter, and too synthetic a vibe for me.
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    Re: JetLag by Azzaro?

    Maybe you should pursue them ? :)

    What will be the next one? I hope not Armpit! :D
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    Re: JetLag by Azzaro?

    Cockpit has been released, as you wished! :)

    Anyone actually tried Jetlag or Cockpit ?

    Regards,
    François
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    Re: Search function / crashes

    Yep!
    Thanks, and All the Best for 2011!
  87. Re: New Posts - Sorry, Basenotes is over capacity.

    Ditto.
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    Re: TABLE tag?

    Thanks Grant.

    All the best!
    François
  89. Re: Best (Canadian Friendly) Site to Buy Fragrances?

    Always had good service with FragranceNet.
    Lately, I've been ordering everything from StrawberryNet, but I don't know if they have what you seek.
    I'm in Quebec City, by the way.
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    Samba sent similar to Tabac Original?

    Hi.
    Is there a Samba scent similar to Tabac original?
    Just wondering.

    Thanks!
    François
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    TABLE tag?

    Hi.
    How can I create a table in a post?
    I tried the table tag to no avail.
    Reading the BB's code list help, I also see the [table data] and [table row] tags.
    How can I use them to create a table...
  92. Re: Anyone still having issues connecting to the Server?

    I've not had any problems since at least one week.
    Kudos to Grant, and thanks!
    :thumbup:
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    Re: What does the Stars Mean?

    It has to do with the number of posts you've done and your ranking, methinks.
  94. Re: Anyone still having issues connecting to the Server?

    No redirects for me.

    If I can give a hint of what is probably happening with all the problems since years, and with all due respect to Grant, I think the site is poorly coded. (and I know Grant...
  95. Re: Anyone still having issues connecting to the Server?

    I'm getting "Database error" problems quite often. (just less than an hour ago for instance)
    With all due respect, Basenotes is the most unreliable website I know.
    Thanks for looking into these...
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    Re: server issues

    Thanks Grant.
    A few minutes ago I had the "Database error" again.
    Is it a server issue?
    Reloading the page worked this time. (in the past I was usually stuck with this error message)

    Best...
  97. Is there an absence indicator feature on the PM system?

    If I'm away for a week and someone sends me a PM, is there a way to leave an absence message or something?

    TIA!
    François
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