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  1. Thread: Antaeus

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    Re: Antaeus

    Antaeus is perhaps, my absolute favorite and my wife has come to associate it with certain "intimate encounters" (wink, wink). I don't know if she has secret liasons with the old Greek while I am...
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    What is the fragrance in............

    Been using a new shaving cream lately - very basic "Colgate for sensitive skin" and it is scented with something that I would like to identify. I think that if a cologne existed that was like this,...
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    Re: Your vote for the KING of colognes

    Kouros
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    Re: L'Air du Desert Marocain

    One of my top three. The best word that I can find to describe it is "resinous". Not quite woody, but more like a concentrated spice/incense/wood that is baking in desert sun kind of scent. It is...
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    Re: Surprise find.. quite amazed..

    Plus it's on sale buy one get one free at the Yves Rocher website.
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    Re: 2006 Frags for Men - None make the cut

    Yes, Lonestar Memories is an excellent frag. I bought a bottle blind as soon as it was up on Tauer's website - I mean within minutes - because I liked Desert Marocain so much.

    If you are a...
  7. Thread: Tauer

    by sqboy1
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    Tauer

    Missing Tauer Lonestar Memories

    And while I'm here, I think Desert Marocain is mislabled as a women's scent.
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday June 29

    Lonestar Memories
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    Re: The Fraternal Twin Tauers

    L'air du desert marocain is a stunning frag. One of my absolute favorites and also the source of my most enthusiastic compliments. I had lived off the sample for weeks, as a little bit of it lasts...
  10. Tauer Lonestar Memories - Who else is ordering?

    Just ordered a bottle from the Andy's web site http://www.tauerperfumes.com/tauerperfumes.html.

    This stuff sounds real good, and if it is anything like L'air du desert marocain, it will be. I...
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    Re: 1st time with "the King"

    Welcome to the fold - the ancient brotherhood of Kouros.

    I do respectfully disagree with wearing it at the office, however. Kouros is good anywhere, anytime - you just have to adjust carefully the...
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    Re: major oops -- dropped a bottle at a shop

    I dropped a $100 candle - one of those "Burn" Exotic Wood candles with three wicks at a Bigelow Chemists last month. It went "splat" due to the soft wax. A nauseating sound. I also apologized...
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    Re: Couldn't resist the controversial *

    Kouros is king to many on basenotes. I also agree with the reccomendation for Antaeus, one of my absolute favorites. I tend to gravitate toward the powerhouse frags, and once I learned to use a light...
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    Re: This must be stopped!!

    This is just too bizarre to be true. You think Kouros is the butt of your worst jokes, this will be a goldmine of base humor.


    Qui a coupé le fromage? Je n'ai pas coupé le fromage, mais je le...
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    Re: The KGB (Kouros Great big Bottle)

    Cower infidels and disbelievers of the mighty KOUROS!

    The potion of the Great White Bottle is so all-powerful that the mere mention of it's name is enough to set yon fair maidens a'quiver! Bow...
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    The KGB (Kouros Great big Bottle)

    Well, it's official. I am now a member of the Kouros Great big Bottle society.

    Till now, I have been savoring a Kouros mini bottle (real neat little thing, by the way), since it doesn't take much...
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    Re: Is there a consensus: >short lasting frags

    I really think that is is almost completely individual.

    For example - Romeo Gigli Uomo lasts all day with me, as does M7. Rive Gauche lasts all of 5 minutes and is gone. Dolce and Gabbana -...
  18. Re: Where to purchase a tester of Vintage Tabarome

    Got a 1 oz. decant of Vintage Tabarome from a fellow basenoter, vegas, for a very good price. Check with him.
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    Re: Top 3 most masculine scents

    Kouros
    Vintage Tabarome
    Antaeus
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    Re: Your Safe Fragrance?

    Safe choices for any time, anywhere:

    Creed GIT
    Gendarme
    Jazz
    Monsieur de Givenchy
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    Re: Looking for mint/yuzu, any suggestions?

    Second the LIVE JAZZ reccomendation. Didn't work for me, however. I kept getting the sensation of toothpaste.
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    Re: Is Sephora the best place to....

    No kidding! It was automatic for me each time I ordered. After you fill out your personal info and click to show final order, you have to choose 3 samples out of a list. Some are frags, some are...
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    Re: Is Sephora the best place to....

    Sephora may just be the best place to buy Chanel frags online, however. They are never discounted very much, so paying full price is not so bad. At Sephora, you pay the same price you would at...
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    Re: Driven a Woody lately? *

    I seem to be drawn to the woody frags as well. Hell, I even went to the Bigelow Chemist store and bought one of those big BURN candles - you know, the precious woods versions with the three wicks in...
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    Re: drydown vs. linear

    It has been said that Andy Tauer's L'Air du Desert Marocain is a linear fragrance. *This is debatable, but in my opinion, this is maybe the absolute best spicy/incensy fragrance made. *If this frag...
  26. Re: LOL, I SCORED some fragrances at the GOODWILL!

    SixCats-

    Do not stop! this is Not a bad habit! Yours is one of the most emphatic, idiosyncratic and charming commiunicateve styles on Basenotes, and it suits your taste in frags perfectly....
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    Re: CDG Incense - Where to Buy?

    Thanks for all the replies. I guess I will have to make a decision on which incense to go for. I guess it will probably be the Kyoto, but longevity is a slight problem. Avignon lasts much longer, but...
  28. Re: Are all citrusy/light fragrances short lived?

    Original or New?
    [/quote]

    Sorry Lightninrod - was away all day. The new is what I have. Haven't tried the old.
  29. Re: Are all citrusy/light fragrances short lived?

    No, not neccesarily.

    Monsieur Balmain is a long lasting lemony citrus frag that is very affordable. Check the reviews - lots of folks like it.
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    CDG Incense - Where to Buy?

    Thinking of buying at least one of the CDG Incense series and I know only one place to get them - Luckyscent. Not that I won't buy there, but is there anywhere else to get these frags, so I have some...
  31. Thread: creed direct

    by sqboy1
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    Re: creed direct

    Don't give up on Creedirect yet. They are a little slow on the trigger because it is an outlet for their excess testers. The real business, I believe, is the Bond #9 store. They will get to you in a...
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    Re: Tauer Perfumes L'Air du Desert Marocain

    Yea, I watched you win that one, you dog, you!

    Thought about bidding, but figured you would just beat me, so I just watched. Congratulations, I am very jealous.
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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    Interesting, since Gendarme was supposedly designed as a fragrance that could be worn by those with allergies to other colognes. *Supposedly a "non-allergenic" frag. *Maybe Gendarme V is a different...
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    Re: Tauer Perfumes L'Air du Desert Marocain

    I think it is really good. Stoneskipper's review is right on the money. I am trying to convince myself to go for a bottle, although it is so potent, I don't know what I am going to do with 100cc of...
  35. Thread: is Kouros.....

    by sqboy1
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    Re: is Kouros.....

    RESISTANCE IS ........ FUTILE!
  36. Thread: is Kouros.....

    by sqboy1
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    Re: is Kouros.....

    Kouros is King! As they say, "No guts, no glory".

    Go ahead, slap some on and be transformed.
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur - First Experiences

    I really enjoy many of the L'Artisan creations. The major problem I have with them is their longevity and presence. While they are undoubtedly creations of genius, they just don't have enough...
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    Re: Tried new things today

    Is this the new Guess Man listed here?

    http://nowsmellthis.blogharbor.com/blog/_archives/2006/3/24/1838666.html
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    Re: 1stperfume.com *

    Had a little trouble with them once. Bought a bottle of Basala and when I got it, the writing on the bottle was all but smudged off, and greasy fingerprints were all over it. It had definitely been...
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    Re: L'air du desert Marrocain - Tauer

    Got my sample after about a month. *Was worth the wait, most definitely.

    I have a weakness for woody and spicy scents. *This has it all in one juice. *The presence of what appears to be sandalwood...
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    Re: My PerfumeBay.com opinion

    Perfumebay is one of my favorite, reliable vendors. I have been very happy with them on multiple occasions.

    Not to quibble with you, but if your order shipped on the 9th, then it was out of their...
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    Re: SotD [Friday, 17 March 2006]

    Green Irish Tweed - What else?
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    Re: SotD [Thursday, 16 March 2006]

    Quasar
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    Re: Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent

    Exactly. It is INDEED original. I wanna wear it but I just don't know when. Definitely not a social even as others might find it offensive.[/quote]

    Just hang in there. It will grow on you. Kouros...
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    Re: SotD [Wednesday, March 15]

    Creed Vintage Tabarome
  46. The Forest Primeval - Which Fragrance Epitomizes

    Think of the dark, brooding forest at dawn with it's ancient moss-covered trees towering overhead. The canopy overhead only allows thin, fragile sunbeams in the mist and the early dew falls from the...
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    Re: SotD [Tuesday, March 14]

    Gucci pour Homme
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    Re: Live Jazz by YSL

    Toothpaste. That's what I get. Jazz is much better, IMO.
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    Re: SotD Monday March 13

    Creed Royal English Leather
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    Re: Five awesome romantic scents

    Hail to the King, baby!
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    Re: I reunited with the King -- Kouros!

    Always liked it - likin' it more all the time. Hail to the King!
  52. Re: Who makes better fragrances - Italians or Fren

    MikeFromManhattan or anybody else:

    I really enjoy the "Italian" type of scent, which I see as spicy and aromatic. *One of my absolute favorites is Tuscany, and another is Romeo Gigli.

    Since we...
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    Re: Live Jazz--Disappointed with Sillage

    Really enjoy Jazz and kept reading about how good, maybe better, Live Jazz was - so I got a decant of Live Jazz. At first, I thought it was a fresh, unique smell, but as I wore it, it started to...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11 March

    L'eau Par Kenzo
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 March

    Gucci Envy
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    Re: Vintage Tabarome: *Bring it "back".

    Try Here:

    http://www.scentiments.com/scentiments/product.asp?sku=7593&dept%5Fid=3&mscssid=HDJJ6WAGAV7E9L6HVSEGLTX7DC2C1077

    Or here for the giant economy size:
    ...
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    Re: Your Favorite Tobacco and Why

    Vintage Tabarome - power and powerful
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed application

    All the above and a good gargle as well.
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    Re: All time best Oriental/ Amber?

    Jaipur EDP, Egoiste
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    Re: SotD Tuesday March 7

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6 March

    Creed Erolfa
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    Re: SotD Sunday March 5

    Sables by Annick Goutal
  63. Re: Scentiments.com, GIT aftershave moisturizer?

    Even better prices are on Ebay - seller creedirect. Reputable.
  64. Re: Scentiments.com, GIT aftershave moisturizer?

    Scentiments.com is an honest site. Bought from them many times. Probably is a legit product.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4 March

    Tuscany
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    Re: EDT Splash - AVOID

    I'm not sure this is always true. For example, I have a splash of Tuscany EDT that is one of the longest lasting frags I own. It also comes in spray - the same juice.

    I do see your point, however,...
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    Re: Do Women Really Smell Better?

    Very nice post. Great work sanddrift. I really enjoyed it.
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    Re: Font and picture, etc options gone

    Errr... I thought we were only talking about the rainbow fonts here. *:-?

    Profile settings are a different matter and as far as I know the options for them have neither been changed nor...
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    Re: Font and picture, etc options gone

    [smiley=tekst-toppie.gif][/quote]

    Tigrushka

    Maybe so, but you yourself are a great example of how graphics can make a post and a message board more interesting. *You've got a big old tiger at...
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    Re: Question about my new Creed testers

    I have heard that sometimes, the juice in a tester is not even in the right bottle - like GIT testers being in a clear bottle. Just what I've heard - no real experience with it.
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    Re: HTML gone ~ sniffle

    Period. End of discussion.
  72. Thread: Luscious Cargo

    by sqboy1
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    Re: LUSCIOUS CARGO

    This code does work - free shipping (which is exaggerated anyway) saving about $10.50 on one bottle.
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    Re: Chanel Bois des Îles and Cuir de Russie

    Don't know about Cuir de Russie, but I got my wife some Bois des Iles for Valentine's day and just had to put some on my wrist to test it. It was very complex and woody. Dried down to a marvelous,...
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    Re: Jack Black - Evolution

    Could be my bad nose! But I am quite interested in the description of Black Mark, perhaps I will have to seek it out at the retail counter to sample it.
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    Re: HTML gone ~ sniffle

    EXACTLY. *Why? *"Fun Police"?

    I got a partial answer here: http://www.basenotes.net/community/YaBB.pl?num=1140792540
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    Jack Black - Evolution

    Got a decant of Jack Black - Black Mark yesterday. Applied some to my wrist and thought it had been mislabled, as it came off immediately as Hanae Mori. Fresh and fruity. I kept trying to pick up the...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 28 February

    Trussardi Uomo.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27 February

    Muscs Koublai Khan
  79. Re: Where have fonts and extras gone on the post m

    Come on guys - somebody's got to know something or have an opinion.

    There have been a couple responses on "Help with this website". You can at least still hyperlink by cutting and pasting instead...
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    Re: Font and picture, etc options gone

    Wonder why? When different fonts, pictures, etc. are used, it makes for a much more expressive and interesting board. Now all we can do is write in one font. One size. Same stupid emoticons. It's...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26 February

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Recos nedded: Araomatic, non-sweet

    I think one of the best is Van Cleef. Very formal - reeks of business.

    Another good dry one is Tuscany. More informal. Like a walk in the Italian countryside.
  83. Where have fonts and extras gone on the post menu

    I posted this in the "Help with this website" section and it's been a couple days without any answer.

    I will ask the question here since there is more traffic - even if it is off topic.

    I know...
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    Re: Font and picture, etc options gone

    Well at least I know that I'm not being singled out and punished for my silly photo posts!
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    Re: The staple of a man's collection...

    Can't do it with one - but to cover 90% of all situations:

    Guerlain Vetiver
    Monsieur de Givenchy
    Chanel Antaeus
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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: Fragrance Frontiers ~ What's yours?????

    check out the parfumerie generale thread *some woods i have never heard of before in the parfum descriptions[/quote]

    Hey, thanks a lot.
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    Font and picture, etc options gone

    Where have all the post options gone. Can't change fonts, images, links, etc. anymore.
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    Re: The Sniffer Game!

    Neat game. I failed miserably.
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    Re: Fragrance Frontiers ~ What's yours?????

    I have found that I enjoy scents with woody notes. I am researching and trying scents containing exotic woods at this time.
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    Re: SotD 24 February Friday

    Monsieur Balmain

    Hoping for springf
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    Re: let us find a king

    OOh , that's good, too! *Can we have three kings, like the bible story. *You know with the frankinscense and myrrh.

    I vote Antaeus, Egoiste, and ???
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!! * *

    Only two. But I hear that some guys got none - or some kind of solid stuff that they couldn't even wear, only sniff.
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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?[/quote]

    ...
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    Re: New Kouros experience

    Okay, but what the hell is "sideshow veranda" or "carnival gazebo"?!

    Your worst nightmare!
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!! * *

    Sorry, but where did yuo order them? *[/quote]

    Go here and fill out their questionaire, they will contact you offering samples.

    http://www.editionsdeparfums.com/mallesite_gb/index.htm
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    Re: New Kouros experience

    PM - what the heck is a "circus backyard". *Is it something like a "sideshow veranda" or a "carnival gazebo".

    You know, we could use KOUROS as a synonym for vomiting. *Like "RALPHING" or "driving...
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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?
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!! * *

    When I got my samples, I got Musc Ravageur and Noir Epices. I think I only got the MR because I asked for it. When I did the questionaire, I was told that NE fit my profile much better than MR, and I...
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    Re: Dude, Where's My Car?

    impresive, sqboy1[/quote]

    You like that - try this:


    8-)DAYTONA 500 [smiley=2vrolijk_08.gif]_________________________________________________________________
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