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    Started to do my SOTD on youtube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfy76WpTjVw
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    I enjoyed it!
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    Very nice! Please keep up the good work.
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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    Excellent video and description. I especially like your description of the notes and their progression and longevity. Maharadjah is now on my to try list. Thanks!

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    Nice! (oh dear, it makes me want that scent.)

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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    I really like your video. Your pronunciations and summary are excellent.

    Is the carnation note here buttery at all, as it can often be?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SculptureOfSoul View Post
    I really like your video. Your pronunciations and summary are excellent.

    Is the carnation note here buttery at all, as it can often be?
    Not to me, no. It is more of a spicy clove (eugenol) oriented carnation, and it's pretty subdued overall.

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    Thanks! Love Maharadjah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrclmind View Post
    Not to me, no. It is more of a spicy clove (eugenol) oriented carnation, and it's pretty subdued overall.
    Good, that's what I was hoping to hear! In that case, this is going on my to sample list. I love lavender and cinnamon and woody balsamic drydowns. Somehow, I've not tried anything from this house yet. Any others that I really need to sample when I place an order?
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    Excellent--thanks!
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    OMG! You're so cute.
    Even more so, than
    in your avatar!

    I'm a fan!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SculptureOfSoul View Post
    Good, that's what I was hoping to hear! In that case, this is going on my to sample list. I love lavender and cinnamon and woody balsamic drydowns. Somehow, I've not tried anything from this house yet. Any others that I really need to sample when I place an order?
    Well the hit masculine scent from the house is New York; I love it. I really enjoy patchouli homme (not at all a patchouli soliflore). If you like EDC scents you might like Cologne Sologne (citrus/neroli/rose) or Haute Provence (lavender --- Gorgeous); if you like leather, Baladin is excellent; if you like grapefruit, Balle de Match; If you like frankincense, i recommend Tonka Vanille (believe it or not); If you like modern fougere scents, Pour Homme is gorgeous, as is Carre d'As; For fresh clean rose, I recommend Rose Pivoine;

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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Grand Duc View Post
    OMG! You're so cute.
    Even more so, than
    in your avatar!

    I'm a fan!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Grand Duc View Post
    OMG! You're so cute.
    Even more so, than
    in your avatar!

    I'm a fan!
    So am I, Le Grand Duc... so am I. He's adorable.
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    Your review is superb and for all the other YouTube reviewers this is an example of how it's supposed to be done. This is one video review I wish was a little longer for once LOL.

    Did u lose some weight ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoNnY 4 View Post
    Your review is superb and for all the other YouTube reviewers this is an example of how it's supposed to be done. This is one video review I wish was a little longer for once LOL.

    Did u lose some weight ?
    You are very kind. Do I look fat in my picture? LOL.

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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    Very nice. A more thorough review than you think. Not too short, not too long. To the point. Nicely balanced. I hope you do more.

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    Wow! You have a knack for describing notes and accords that allows me to almost smell the fragrance with you! This video is much better than many of the reviews by younger guys who spend five minutes to say 'good' or 'bad'. This is how it's done, guys! I look forward to seeing more!

    You might want to have more front lighting if you can't close the blinds behind you when the sun is up.


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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    Quote Originally Posted by mrclmind View Post
    You are very kind. Do I look fat in my picture? LOL.
    It's not that u look fat in your picture, it's just that u look slimmer and younger in your video haha.

    Probably caused by the lighting or shot angle.
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    Very cool and informative! thx

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoNnY 4 View Post
    It's not that u look fat in your picture, it's just that u look slimmer and younger in your video haha.

    Probably caused by the lighting or shot angle.
    LOL. Must be all the Pliates I do!!

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    I was very pleased with your SOTD video

    However, is it just me or does the video seem to be slightly out of sync with the audio (like a split of a second off)?

    Either way, keep up the good work! Like others here, I appreciate your contributions and look forward to seeing future presentations from you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mindbrain View Post
    I was very pleased with your SOTD video

    However, is it just me or does the video seem to be slightly out of sync with the audio (like a split of a second off)?

    Either way, keep up the good work! Like others here, I appreciate your contributions and look forward to seeing future presentations from you
    Yeah, you are probably right. I usually record with my flip, I had to use a different software with my webcam... sorry for the sync issues.

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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    Another fan here! Hope you enjoyed doing that because we'll all be looking forward to more!

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    Thank you so much for your very kind words everyone! Basenotes really has some of the best people in the universe. I'll do my best to post regularly on You Tube. My schedule is tight... but that was definitely fun, and only took a little while. I'll probably avoid cluttering the boards of Basenotes up with announcement about my Youtube channel... so I guess just subscribe or check back often!

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    Great vid, mrclmind! I'm subscribing.
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    Subscribed! I'll inform the rest of the group of YouTube geeks to subscribe too.

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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    Until now I've preferred written reviews to video, but this shows that a great review is a great review no matter the format. Not only did I love how you talked about the fragrance's notes, progression, and other characteristics (your BN directory reviews are among the best), I thought you were engaging and pleasant watch and listen to. Perhaps you could simply post an update to this thread whenever you add a review to your youtube collection? That seems far more courteous than starting a new thread for every review and "cluttering the boards" as you so aptly put it. I'll subscribe as well, but there seems to be a good amount of interest among the members here in discussing your reviews and asking further questions.

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    Default Re: SOTD on You Tube

    Awesome! Such a screen personality! Your review is very detailed and descriptive, traces the whole ride with the scent, and communicates your excitement about the scent you like to wear. You stay on topic, your review is concise, and you look so neatly groomed and well-dressed, too!

    I guess nobody can do this better than a perfumer! Keep it up, I'd like to see your take on the other scents you enjoy wearing.

    BTW, you realize that because of your review, I now have to have Maharadjah!

    It was nice seeing you on YouTube after hearing your beautiful rendition of "Tre giorni son che Nina."
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    Being familiar with a lot of your written reviews, it was no surprise that your video-review is very good. And it was entertaining, great job!

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