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    Hiya gals, I thought I would share this amusing story.

    A few days ago, I was searching online for some Tabac Blond. to cut a long story short. I ended up finding a private seller of 15mls of the Extrait. After A LOT of back and forth we agreed prices and delivery and the person made a big deal in saying it was bout recently and it was fresh, she almost put me off buying it because icould sense something was " a miss" Anyway, the scent was sent (lol) and I just took delivery of it.

    I've been burned once before so NORMALLY I listen to my gut if I think something is wrong with these situations. I opened the package and knew instantly that this was NOT fresh. I was so angry! I opened up the box and instead of the 15ml (that was advertised) there was about 10ml and the color is NOT what it should be. So at this point I am ready to erupt. I open it up and smell it....and smell it.....and smell it.

    The person who sent this must have subscribed to the notion the perfume go off and thought she could have made some money off of an idiot. She thought wrong! She has sent me the original Tabac Blond!!, Not the new "Reworking" of it. Can you believe it? I was so annoyed and in a second, it all melted away.

    This will only be brought out for special occasions and when I feeling like nothing else will do!

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    All's well that ends well! (But shame on her.)


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    Congratulations. I would email and thank her for the fabulous very rare vintage. Nothing like rubbing salt in. LOL
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    Bank error in your favour, as they say on my side of the Pond!

    Glad it worked out for you!! Enjpy!

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    Bank error in your favour, as they say on my side of the Pond!

    Glad it worked out for you!! Enjpy!
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    That's a shame! And shame on her! Well enjoy the vintage Tabac.

    Cheers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by donna255 View Post
    Congratulations. I would email and thank her for the fabulous very rare vintage. Nothing like rubbing salt in. LOL
    Oh yes, pleeeeeeaaase do this!
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    Ok I'll ask.

    How are you sure its the original formulation?

    for swap/sale:





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    I've got the new formulation, the older on is more. How can I say....syrupy, smoky and just better. I smelled the side by side and it has the same progression, it's just some of the note are more pronounced than others and vica versa

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    Deplorable attempt at deception from her side, but what a magnificent ending of the story! Enjoy!

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    haha nice story!! this was not over e-bay?

    why dont oyu tell her that she sent you only 10ml instead of 15 ml how you agreed? and ask her if she has more of those old perfumes....that you like them more then new one

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    No it wasnt ebay - it was a uk site called preloved.co.uk. To be honest - she tried one to scam me - why give her another opportunity?

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    but it was good scam i would ask her what she has more left then decide hehe

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    He he!

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    Good to hear this worked in your favor.
    Is there a feedback spot where you could leave a public message about this turn of events?
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    Unfortunatley not

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    A rare vintage fragrance is worth nothing to non-perfume lovers, especially ignorant ones. Glad it worked out for the both of you.

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    Well, despite the irritation, it turned out okay. Enjoy your vintage extrait!

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    LOL!!! That's awesome. I'm sorry she tried to scam you, but I'm happy it turned out awesome!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by donna255 View Post
    Congratulations. I would email and thank her for the fabulous very rare vintage. Nothing like rubbing salt in. LOL
    lol, double lol

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    How marvelous and I'm so happy for you, fragranceman88! Enjoy <3
    Do happy

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