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    Gentllemen,

    I have really enjoyed sharing our love for perfume for the past six years. I've decided to retire from working, and will be on a fixed income. I won't be buying samples or bottles any more. I do have more than a lifetime supply of some seriously good scents.

    My disposable income will now be alotted to travel.

    Goodbye, and keep up the good work.



    thebeck - Ken

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    The best of luck to you. Take care.

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    Enjoy your retirement, Ken. I am sure you will be impressing all the locals while wearing scents like Puredistance M from your fine collection on your travels.

    Wishing you all the best...
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
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    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

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    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Best wishes for your next life's journey. It has been a pleasure reading your fragrance thoughts. Please check in once in a while and update us in your latest travels. Happy and Healthy holidays to you and yours. Godspeed.

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    Ken I have always held you in high regard for your knowledge and excellent taste in very expensive fragrances. Good luck in your retirement.

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    Good luck for the future.
    Fine fragrance is alive; it breathes, unfolds and unravels with each passing hour....

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    Your intelligent and forthright contributions will be missed here, Ken. It sounds as though you have exciting plans ahead and I wish you safe and rewarding adventures. Drop in every now and again - you will be guaranteed a warm welcome.

    Last edited by JON RODGERS; 25th December 2012 at 09:18 PM.
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    Fair thoughts and happy hours to you and yours.

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    Best of luck.

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    Safe travels and the best of luck! I have enjoyed reading your contributions to the Basenotes community
    “To defeat an enemy you must know them. Not simply their battle tactics, but their history, philosophy, art.”
    Currently wearing: Jubilation XXV by Amouage

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    What a very classy way of signing off. The very best of luck to you.
    Formerly known as Inselaffe

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    TheBeck, we're going to miss your knowledge! I respect your opinion and taste like no one else here. Good luck in the next phase of your life my man.
    "Smell with your nose, not your ears."

    AC'S FAVORITES - Xerjoff Nio, Creed Millesime Imperial, Kerosene Dirty Flower Factory, MFK Baccarat Rouge 540, Le Labo Rose 31, Acqua di Parma Colonia Oud, Creed Royal Oud, Serge Lutens Santal de Mysore, Roja Dove Enigma Pour Homme, Nasomatto Pardon, Montale Aoud Musk and Roja Dove Fetish Parfum Pour Homme

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    Thank You for your contributions, Good Luck and Godspeed.

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    Best wishes.
    Though if you travel, you are bound to sniff lots of scents that you may have an urge to comment upon back here. It's darn hard to pass by interesting shops.
    Cheers,
    Renato

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    Best of luck in your new chapter!
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Best of luck in your retirement and travels.

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    Aloha
    keepin' it musky
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    Adios Ken. The journey has been more enjoyable having had you along for the ride.
    we have seen the enemy...and he is us.-Pogo

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    Ken, you will be greatly missed. Congratulations on your retirement. Enjoy yourself and stop by from time to time,will you?
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    OMG, I always look to see what you have on... You are my cheatsheet. Best of luck and thanks for the samples and just being kind
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    Best of luck in retirement!

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    Congratulations on your retirement! We will miss you at BN, but perhaps you might stop in now and then?

    safe travels ...
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    Ken, I won't lie by saying you will be missed in the community. Your knowledge was a great insight to me. I learned a thing or two. Enjoy your retirement and God bless. Don't be a stranger!

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    Good for you. I'm sure I'll reach this point too where I'm ready for the next chapter and chasing the next great fragrance will be less of a priority.

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    Thank you for all of your input ken. And may you experience wonderful travels.

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    Best wishes to you in this new chapter of your life. It's been a pleasure to share this space with you.

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    You'll be back

    But best of luck until you are.

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    I hope every day brings more happiness than the last. Enjoy your travels and please do check in from time to time.
    I don't have a signature fragrance. My signature changes a little bit every day, why shouldn't my fragrance?

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    Great having you here, and good luck in the future man!

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    Congratulations on your retirement, and good luck in the future!
    Current Spring Favorites:
    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4. Clive Christian - 1872 for Men
    5. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Haitian Vetiver
    7. Les Nez - Turtle Vetiver Back
    8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    9. Creed - Green Valley
    10. Parfumerie Generale - Grand Siecle Intense 7.1

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