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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulSC View Post
    Glad to hear that repair and refinement of the wardrobe feature is underway. Here are a few suggestions (some echoing ideas mentioned above).

    1. In my opinion, the best category names are:
    a. My Collection [the ones I currently own]
    b. Used to Own [the ones I previously owned but no longer have]
    c. Tested [the ones I've sniffed enough to form an opinion about, but have never owned]
    d. To Test [the ones I have never sniffed but plan to]
    e. Wish List [the ones I have never owned but want to]
    2. It would be nice to be able to list a fragrance as usual in my wardrobe even if it is missing from the Directory. Or it would be nice to be able to add missing fragrances to the Directory. Crowdsourcing the task of adding new items to a database can work well; see for instance http://rateyourmusic.com/ and http://www.discogs.com/.

    3. A function that would randomly pick a fragrance from My Collection would keep me amused.
    These all seem like good ideas to me as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwpianoboe View Post
    These sound like great ideas! I would like to be able to add items to my wardrobe multiple times so that I could specify different concentrations (EdT, EdP, etc) or different vintages of the same basic scent.
    Thanks for your hard work Grant.

    +1 on the above suggestion of different concentrations. I would love to have this option.
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    I would love to have a sample bag category, separate both from wardrobe (full bottles, decantable) and "for test" (would love to smell). I second Hillaire's idea of "for swap" category.

    Thanks a lot for all your work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulSC View Post
    Glad to hear that repair and refinement of the wardrobe feature is underway. Here are a few suggestions (some echoing ideas mentioned above).

    1. In my opinion, the best category names are:
    a. My Collection [the ones I currently own]
    b. Used to Own [the ones I previously owned but no longer have]
    c. Tested [the ones I've sniffed enough to form an opinion about, but have never owned]
    d. To Test [the ones I have never sniffed but plan to]
    e. Wish List [the ones I have never owned but want to]

    2. It would be nice to be able to list a fragrance as usual in my wardrobe even if it is missing from the Directory. Or it would be nice to be able to add missing fragrances to the Directory. Crowdsourcing the task of adding new items to a database can work well; see for instance http://rateyourmusic.com/ and http://www.discogs.com/.

    3. A function that would randomly pick a fragrance from My Collection would keep me amused.
    +1 to this and a little giggle at #3 ...

    I haven't gone over the entire thread so it might have been mentioned... I'm presuming the "Market" column is for sales/swap items? If not, I'd like to see that added, if it is, expanded, so one could just tick "For Swap" and/or "For Sale" but that's because I'm lazy about updating my sales/swap posts.

    I like the ideas about adding to the details a vintage/new choice, or maybe a text box where you can specify just WHICH vintage.

    I also like the idea of adding to the stars rating stars for longevity and stars for sillage.

    Great job as the wardrobe is functional now, but will be wonderful when it's upgraded!
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    1) It would be nice to be able to choose the order default in how a wardrobe is displayed. Personally, I prefer the perfumes listed by house and not alphabetically.

    2) http://www.basenotes.net/threads/216...-the-wardrobe?

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    Count me in as a huge fan of distinguishing the same fragrance of different forumulation. Example, is it vintage Ungaro III or the newer one ? Or Antaeus...etc. I feel it makes a noteable difference and prevents some confusion.
    Seeking: Bottles/decants : of Pomegranate Noir, Midnight in Paris EDP, Feeling Man, Essence of John Galliano, Azzaro pour Homme (vintage),...etc.

    Seeking decant/sample of Aramis Calligraphy Rose, Penhaligon's Esprit de Roi, PdE Ambre Russe, Jil Sander Feeling Man ....etc. I have samples to swap.

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    Can you bring back the little symbol, or anything really, to let us know that a fragrance is in our drobe when we do a directory search? I have so many I get confused!

    Previously, when we did a search in the directory, say for Guerlain, the fragrances in our drobes had a wee coloured dot next to them. I don't know if this is a time consuming addition but I for one would really welcome it's return if possible!

    Cheers Notesy! ><

    Oh, one last thing (hopefully says Notesy!) can we have back the "pending" section? I find this really useful for keeping track of swaps and purchases that have yet to arrive!
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    Me too!

    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post
    1) It would be nice to be able to choose the order default in how a wardrobe is displayed. Personally, I prefer the perfumes listed by house and not alphabetically.

    2) http://www.basenotes.net/threads/216...-the-wardrobe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CoL View Post
    Me too!
    You can already arrange fragrances by house by clicking on the house icon at the top of the wardrobe. I agree that custom arrangement of wardrobes would be nice, too.
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    Oh yes I know, I mean't as default as I have so many fragrances it takes ages to reload the page! lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Dennard View Post
    You can already arrange fragrances by house by clicking on the house icon at the top of the wardrobe. I agree that custom arrangement of wardrobes would be nice, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CoL View Post
    Oh yes I know, I mean't as default as I have so many fragrances it takes ages to reload the page! lol
    Sorry. I had the suspicion I was telling you something you already knew.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennard View Post
    Sorry. I had the suspicion I was telling you something you already knew.
    Oh no need to be sorry! I just didn't explain myself properly in the first place! Everytime I view my drobe I have to click the "arrange by house" button. Basically I would like it to "remember" my choice!

    Oh, Grant, the "arrange by gender" button does'nt seem to work for me :\
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heartwood View Post
    Hooray, Grant! This sounds like a ton of work. Thanks SO MUCH!

    I do have a question about the "who else owns this" feature. Does that mean if my wardrobe is public, I can expect PMs from anyone at anytime time asking for samples? I like having my wardrobe available as sometimes I'll see that someone is interested in something, and I'll shoot them a PM asking, "Would you like a sample of (X)? Also, please have a look at my wardrobe and let me know about anything else you'd like to try." But I'm less keen on receiving unsolicited PMs from peeps I may or may not know wanting to try this and that. I expect those who have wardrobes with many high-end and/or discontinued fragrances (not me!) would find this a real nuisance. I'm also going to be pretty busy in the coming months and might not have time for much swappage, and I'd hate having to decline out-of-the-blue requests (I dislike not being able to accommodate people, even when I'm spread thin with other obligations).

    So, anyway, I'm curious how that will work.
    Grant, I too would like to join the chorus of those offering thanks. This is great work you are doing, and providing great pleasure to all of us.

    Heartwood makes a good point in this post. While we all want to be gracious and helpful, sometimes it's either not possible or inconvenient - but saying "no" to an unsolicited request may come off as selfish and unfriendly. Is it possible to have a space for each frag in one's wardrobe that would list whether it would be up for sale or swap OR available to send a sample or not. That may address this issue - or may be too much work for you!

    Thanks again!!

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    Sounds great! I'd love to see all that utilized soon!
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    Thanks Grant, I never know whether I should put something in my wardrobe if I just have a decant/ sample or stick to FBs. I know this is an insane worry as I doubt anyone else ever looks at it, but I don't want it to look like I'm "showing off" by including samples too! I tend to put samples in the "Tried" section at the moment.

    Edit (just to show the degree of madness involved): I currently put minis in "My Collection" but decants in "Tried"... which doesn't make a lot of sense...
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    Great! Can't wait for changes to take place.

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    Hey guys!
    Brand-spanking-new member here! Maybe I'm just a dufus, but I'm finding it really inconvenient to navigate the Wardrobe page. Can't seem to make the "longevity" thingie work and when I select my rating it throws me out of that page and automatically assigns the scent I've selected as "tried" or some such. I find that I am having to go back to make corrections and STILL can't manage the "longevity" issue... It would be so great to have boxes that I tick across the section with places to add comments etc. One page, multiple fields, simplified? Or...is it me? (Always a possibility! lol)

    And hey, I'm open to coaching from more 'seasoned' members - if indeed it is a user problem on my part

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grant
    Stage 1:

    Ability to set SOTD (already done)
    Ability to delete fragrances (yay)
    Ability to add tags to fragrances (so you can categorise them your own way)
    Ability to rate longevity.
    Ability to add personal notes about a fragrance

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    Quote Originally Posted by freekypeeps View Post
    Hey guys!
    Brand-spanking-new member here! Maybe I'm just a dufus, but I'm finding it really inconvenient to navigate the Wardrobe page. Can't seem to make the "longevity" thingie work and when I select my rating it throws me out of that page and automatically assigns the scent I've selected as "tried" or some such.
    Welcome freekypeeps!

    I've quoted a bit from Grant's message at the start of the thread just to clarify that, apart from the first item, these are all "to do" still. So you're not doing anything wrong rating longevity, the feature just doesn't work yet. (It used to work before BN was ported to a new system, which is why you'll see longevity ratings in other people's wardrobes.)

    Thanks for sharing your other thoughts, too. Like you I would prefer if the system did NOT automatically add a scent to "Tried" as a side effect of other actions.
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    Thanks PaulSC! You guys are amazing! SOOOOO glad I joined your site, I think I'll have loads of fun here and I can't wait to see all the improvements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nukapai View Post
    Sounds great!

    I would love to have "X Basenotes members have this in their wardrobe" -kind of thing. So an extra column somewhere with a number indicating how many wardrobes it belongs to.
    Yes, please!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heliamphora View Post
    Thanks Grant, I never know whether I should put something in my wardrobe if I just have a decant/ sample or stick to FBs. I know this is an insane worry as I doubt anyone else ever looks at it, but I don't want it to look like I'm "showing off" by including samples too! I tend to put samples in the "Tried" section at the moment.

    Edit (just to show the degree of madness involved): I currently put minis in "My Collection" but decants in "Tried"... which doesn't make a lot of sense...
    Me too! I don't have decants yet so I have not decided where their "home" is to be .And it is crazy !Itty bitty micro minis are in the wardrobe (for me) but a sample spray or dauber of 2-5 ml is "tried" not "wardrobe".

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    ability to print is a must I think!!! it would be great to print of a list of fragrances to try, then take it into a store and use it to find them.

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    All this sounds fantastic! I'm really impressed and looking forward to all the new features.

    One thing that I would like, but only indirectly related to the wardrobe, is the ability to see which fragrances in the Directory are in my wardrobe. Currently I can see this by going to my wardrobe or if I click on an individual fragrance it tells me if I own it or not.

    What I would like to see is that if I display, say all YSL fragrances in a list, I can see which ones are in my wardrobe and don't have to go to my wardrobe to see which ones or click on each individual fragrance to find out. It would be great if there was some sort of indicator in the list mode. This would be great for comparing which fragrances from a particular house, nose, year, etc. are available and which ones you already own. This would be quite useful to me, and hopefully to others.

    Thanks again for all the hard work. I don't know how you do it!

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    Hello Grant,

    I'm new as an active member on Basenotes and have just started organising my collection on the My Wardrobe page. Here are a few tentative suggestions to improve the service, on the basis of my recent experience:

    1. Ability to alter fragrance ratings directly in lists on My Wardrobe: currently, it is necessary to go to the directory page of each fragrance. This is very time consuming and makes it difficult to fine-adjust relative ratings.

    2. Ability to add fragrances directly to My Wardrobe without use of the directory: again, a time-saving suggestion, especially for new users of My Wardrobe.

    3. Easier access to members' wardrobes through their profiles: currently, we must click on a poster's My Wardrobe link to access his/her collection, but I don't see how to do that easily from a given profile (eg. a friend's profile). It's laborious from a given profile to have to find a person's posts to access his/her wardrobe.

    4. Add a search function extending over all members' wardrobes: it could be an interesting way to enhance the social aspect of the network to allow members to search easily through each other's wardrobes; adding geographical search options could help too.

    5. Propose pre-existing automatic tagging options: a good way to learn about fragrance could be to propose automatic classifications of a members collection and other lists into ready-made tags (for instance: the olfactive families).

    6. Add a "date added" option for each bottle in a collection: so that members might more easily keep track of their bottles.

    Hope these suggestions are useful!
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    Longevity rating would be awesome to have again, as thats very important to me. Currently i use the rating with longevity in mind; with a longevity rating i'd be able to rate the longevity separately, which is nice from fragrances like Dirty English: i love the smell but the longevity is awful.

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    Hi there,

    Would you be able to have a section added where you can tag on a 'smells similar to' type comment where you can note fragrances that smell similar. This would be really useful, especially when fragrances get discontinued, so people might be able to discover an alternative.
    I think you used to have a similar fragrances section before the site facelift a while back and to my sadness it got removed :-(. I found this really helpful and since then I have being using the similar scents data on www.fragrancenet.com

    Thanks

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    Suggestion : Would it be possible for basenoters to help add missing fragrances ,not in the directory ? It would help keep the directory current ,lighten your workload abit and could be an added perk for BN Plus members ?

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    I don't like the "tried" tab because as a noob, it wasn't obvious to me that Tried = The ones you actually wanted in that category + all the ones in My Collection + Owned which you didn't. It's redundant. No category should "automatically" belong to another

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    Loving the new style directory Notesy! The "recently added" addition is really helpful too! Found one off my list! Huzzah for Notesy!
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