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  1. [International] Re: Amouage attars /Persephenie Vetiver attars/Oud Oils ASAQ Kannam 100, Feel Oud/ MadHat /Slumberho

    bump!
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    Re: Where is the oud forum?

    I'm reluctant to comment because it seems that the oud forum shutdown is intended to be temporary, until Grant has the opportunity to make some adjustments to it. (Best wishes to you, Grant.) Yet...
  3. eBay $15 off $75 (can be multiple items to add up to $75), expires 5pm PST on 3/31

    Here's another "flash sale" type of coupon from ebay: with code C15LIMITEDTIME , you get $15 off of $75. Below are the terms and conditions.



    How to redeem your Coupon:


    Shop for...
  4. Re: eBay: $20 off $100 until 7pm PST with code CMADNESS10

    @EF44: I got the same error message. I don't know whether it applies to only certain categories. I did use the code from yesterday on perfume (of course!).... and maybe it's one coupon or the other,...
  5. eBay: $20 off $100 until 7pm PST with code CMADNESS10

    Just noticed this coupon on eBay homepage:

    $20 off $100 purchase until 7pm PST March 10 with coupon code CMADNESS10

    Not much time left but I just noticed it!
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    Re: Abdul samad Al Qurash

    Hi there, just saw this question. I tried to place an order on ASAQ's online store about 2 weeks ago. The first credit card I tried was declined, I don't know why. So I tried another credit card...
  7. [US + CANADA] Re: Aides, Bruno Mazzolari, CdGs, Diptyque, IUNX, L'Artisan, Le Labo, Villoresi, other niche decants

    added many, removed some. Bump again.
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    Re: Oud Oil samples wanted

    new wants!
  9. Re: What's up with "Madhat" perfumes? They look interesting.........

    I completely agree that those who appreciate Slumberhouse and Euphorium Brooklyn would do well to check out Madhat Scents. The early Madhat fragrances were reminiscent of early Slumberhouse in their...
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    Re: Is this BlackAfgano fake or real?

    What I'm saying is that one factor that gave you cause for concern -- the variance in the bottle interiors -- is not a red flag, and that the other factor -- the label -- doesn't seem that...
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    Re: Is this BlackAfgano fake or real?

    The fact that the bottles have different depths doesn't mean much: bottles that have rounded interior bottoms often vary noticeably with respect to their apparent depth. I have a bunch of little...
  12. Thread: please delete

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    Re: **Last Call** AMOUAGE ATTARS, WW Ship, Al Shomoukh, Bel Aidien, Majan, Molook, Rayaheen, Tribut

    The splits for Al Shomoukh, Bel Aidien, Majan, Molook, Rayaheen, Tribute are complete. (I kept some extra MLs of each.) I can run other splits assuming availability. Here are 2ml and 3ml portions:...
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    Re: AMOUAGE ATTARS**WW Ship** added MOLOOK. . . to Al Shomoukh, Bel Aiden, Majan, Rayaheen, Tribute

    Hello Everyone,

    Announcing LAST CALL for my current splits of Al Shomoukh, Majan, Molook, and Rayaheen. Note that there are original bottles/boxes available for larger portions of Al Shomoukh...
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    Re: AMOUAGE ATTARS**WW Ship** added MOLOOK. . . to Al Shomoukh, Bel Aiden, Majan, Rayaheen, Tribute

    Dear Split Participants -

    Many splits are nearly closed!

    I want everyone to know the pricing is now a little lower. My initial pricing assumed payment by Paypal, for Goods/Services. That...
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    Re: AMOUAGE ATTARS**WW Ship** added MOLOOK. . . to Al Shomoukh, Bel Aiden, Majan, Rayaheen, Tribute

    Just added MOLOOK.
  16. Thread: please delete

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    Re: AMOUAGE ATTAR SPLITS ***Worldwide Shipping***

    You're welcome and no problem: there's a lot of text to read, it's easy to miss something! Cheers.
  17. Thread: please delete

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    Re: AMOUAGE ATTAR SPLITS ***Worldwide Shipping***

    Hi, thanks for your question. I think the best way to answer it is to say that Tribute was first released in a White Box (long since unavailable), and that (as indicated the first post) the Tribute...
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    please delete

    all splits complete, please delete.
  19. [US + CANADA] Re: Aides, Bruno Mazzolari, CdGs, Diptyque, IUNX, L'Artisan, Le Labo, Villoresi, other niche decants

    bump
  20. [US + CANADA] Re: Anat Fritz, CdGs, Diptyque, IUNX, L'Artisan, Le Labo, Villoresi, many other niche decants to swa

    bump again.
  21. Re: Last known 30ml bottle of Vintage (White Box) Amouage 'Tribute' was the BEST SPLIT EVER!

    I am the Jensz who was the amazingly lucky beneficiary of WoodyBois’s spectacular Amouage attar splits. I would just like to share with my fellow Basenoters how wonderful this split experience was,...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thanks so much for your thoughts badarun and deadidol! I understand what both of you are saying. I decided that having slightly toned down and slightly shorter-lived Norne that has a bit more...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Here's a question I'm hoping someone can speak to: As several people have noted, Norne is now a honey or amber color; it's no longer the black/super-dark-green that it used to be. Does Norne still...
  24. Thread: Slumberhouse

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    Re: Slumberhouse

    Here's a question I'm hoping someone can speak to: As several people have noted, Norne is now a honey or amber color; it's no longer the black/super-dark-green that it used to be. Does Norne still...
  25. [US + CANADA] Aedes, Amouage, A Fritz, Tauer, CdG, Diptyque, IUNX, L'Artisan, Le Labo, Monegal, Profumum, + niche

    Here's my list of decants to swap and what I'm looking for. All are in atomizers unless otherwise noted. I try to trade value for value (approximate is fine!) and am happy to trade away multiples or...
  26. [International] Amouage attars /Persephenie Vetiver attars/Oud Oils ASAQ Kannam 100, Feel Oud/ MadHat /Slumberhouse

    Time to part with a bunch of fragrances. I store all of my fragrances properly -- in a cool, dark place. I'm willing to ship worldwide (except to the UK) as long as the buyer accept all the risks...
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    Oud Oil samples wanted

    Hi everyone.

    I'm getting into pure oud oils so am looking for samples my fellow basenoters might no longer want. Right now, I am looking for pure oud oils (not mukhallats or blends), and the good...
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    Re: A sad day at Pell Wall

    Chris, your homage to Jet on your blog is lovely and so touching. Sounds like her life was as happy as any creature's life could be. Congratulations on your three new Sheltie supervisors. They are...
  29. Re: Suggestions for a long-time lurker (Prize goes to winner)

    Back to Black by Kilian!

    Notes are: Bergamot, raspberry, blue chamomile, cardamom, coriander, saffron, cedarwood, vanilla, almond, vetiver, cistus labdanum, patchouli, oakmoss.

    You and I have...
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    Re: Your Top 10 To-Buy List

    I've finally decided which vetiver(s!!) to get after an epic journey of testing, plus am looking to round out my collection with some gentler fragrances, as I have a rather "masculine"-oriented...
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    Re: Most expensive ingredient?

    You are remembering correctly: that "whale vomit" is known as ambergris. It's extremely rare. Google it, but here's a recent Business Week article discussing the value of ambergris:...
  32. Re: Venturing out of my comfort zone - 4 short fragrance reviews

    Eggy,

    Love your descriptions of these fragrances, and think it's fantastic that you picked fragrances dominated by notes that you didn't have much experience with! Adventurous! And I love your...
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    Re: Difference between Basenotes and Fragrantica?

    My experience EXACTLY. When I first got into fragrances about 15 months ago, I found out about both BN and Fragrantica pretty quickly, but simply could not bear the visual anarchy of Fragrantica so...
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    Re: Fresh Patchouli? (Santa Maria Novella)

    benzganesh, thanks for the very interesting etymological lesson about the word "patchouli"! I just love knowing the origin of the name of my favorite note. :) As you might tell from my post above,...
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    Re: Fresh Patchouli? (Santa Maria Novella)

    Similar to others, I can't think of a patchouli that's fresh in the way that word is typically used in perfumery. Cucumbers, limes, melon, some aquatic notes, some other citruses generally give a...
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    Re: L'Occitane lavender

    The L'Occitane EDT called "L'Occitane" is primarily lavender. It's got musk and tonka bean in the basenotes, so this may be the one you first mentioned in your original post, though the name is not...
  37. Thread: Saffron lovers?

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    Re: Saffron lovers?

    Aha, I love saffron but find it has to be blended *just right* to remain distinct and avoid being overblended until it verges on being an abstract fragrance cloud (which is how Idole wears on me,...
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    Re: Choosing a Signature Vetyver

    I am exploring the wide world of vetiver, too, and have found Wicozani's incredible blow-by-blow account of his impressions doing an exhaustive head-to-head tests of many of the top vetivers to be...
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    Re: Which lavender fragrance do you recommend?

    Wonderful! I'm so glad you found what you were looking for!!
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    Re: Which lavender fragrance do you recommend?

    For sure, I love both, too.

    And, takstemar, know what, I first mentioned L'Occitane in response to the question, and you should definitely try it. But, Oxford & Cambridge is a purer lavender, so...
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    Re: Which lavender fragrance do you recommend?

    L'Occitane's house fragrance called, simply, "L'Occitane" is a very nice lavender: neither mature nor frivolous, it may suit you well. Also, it's not super expensive.
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    Re: Incense for everyday use

    It depends, I guess, on what you mean by "daily wear." I take that to mean something nice, pleasant, and comfortable, but not especially weird or potent or severe or distracting or attention-getting....
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    Re: New Fragrance: Yosh Sombre Negra

    Thanks; I appreciate your compliment! (: With all of the highly eloquent reviews on this site that I love reading, it took some time to think I could possibly add something.

    Meanwhile,...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Yosh Sombre Negra

    I got the new Sombre Negra and have given it a couple of tests. As a pretty recent basenoter, this is my first review, so please bear with me! I am still picking up the vocabulary.

    Sombre Negra...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Yosh Sombre Negra

    I was wondering the same thing, and found this thread searching for the answer! The Barney's version of Sombre Negra is a pale champagne color (on Barney's website), while the one that Luckyscent was...
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