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    Anybody planning to attend any World Cup matches in Brazil this summer?

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    My BIL is a fan, he will be watching on tv. I am mystified, generally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post
    My BIL is a fan, he will be watching on tv. I am mystified, generally.
    I have luckily secured tickets through a business partner to see two matches but don't know yet which group or teams I'll be viewing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    I have luckily secured tickets through a business partner to see two matches but don't know yet which group or teams I'll be viewing.

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    That should be quite exciting! Have fun.

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    I've been at the hospice care facility all Monday morning until now with my fiancÚes aunt. She's been fighting an uphill battle with cancer for 15 years now that's finally coming to a head.
    Blood pressure and heart rate are low. She'll be leaving us any time now.

    I'd like to ask my Basenotes brothers and sister to please put her in your thoughts and prayers to any God you pray to. Ask that she leaves this earth peacefully and quickly. She hasn't breathed fresh air in 6 months.

    Also please don't forget to pray for your loved ones and your own health and safety. There's nothing more important in life.

    God bless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    I've been at the hospice care facility all Monday morning until now with my fiancÚes aunt. She's been fighting an uphill battle with cancer for 15 years now that's finally coming to a head.
    Blood pressure and heart rate are low. She'll be leaving us any time now.

    I'd like to ask my Basenotes brothers and sister to please put her in your thoughts and prayers to any God you pray to. Ask that she leave peacefully and quickly. She hasn't breathed fresh air in 6 months.

    Also please don't forget to pray for your loved ones and your own health and safety. There's nothing more important in life.

    God bless.
    Done! Much comfort to you and yours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    I've been at the hospice care facility all Monday morning until now with my fiancÚes aunt. She's been fighting an uphill battle with cancer for 15 years now that's finally coming to a head.
    Blood pressure and heart rate are low. She'll be leaving us any time now.

    I'd like to ask my Basenotes brothers and sister to please put her in your thoughts and prayers to any God you pray to. Ask that she leaves this earth peacefully and quickly. She hasn't breathed fresh air in 6 months.

    Also please don't forget to pray for your loved ones and your own health and safety. There's nothing more important in life.

    God bless.

    So sorry to hear such sad news - if her passing is inevitable, may it be dignified and painless. Thoughts and best wishes to you and yours.
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    Thank you so much for the kind words. It means so much

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    Thinking of you all at this difficult time, aphexacid.

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    Sending prayers and positive thoughts for her and those who love her Aphexacid.

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    My prayers and best wishes for you...:-(

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    So sorry to hear this, aphexacid! May she pass easily after such a long battle.


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    I do pray for her safe journey Aphexacid. And for her loved ones here on Earth. I hope she will finally be at peace.

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    She is in my thoughts and prayers Aphexacid.
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    She will be in my thoughts and prayers as well as you and your fiancee.
    I've trademarked the color bleu

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    Thank you everyone for your beautiful words and thoughts. I apologize if i put a morbid tone in this off topic section. I just thought maybe through the power of numbers we can somehow get through to her that its ok to let herself go.

    She left this earth and went home this morning around 9am. As difficult as it was to see such an amazing human leave, you can't help but feel happy that her soul is finally at ease.

    A truly classy lady until the very end. Nails painted and the ever so slight smell of perfume in the air.

    I got a few minutes away from everything so i thought i would check in here. And it really put a smile on my face.

    Thank you again to everyone. I will return the prays and thoughts. Please keep yourselves and families healthy and happy.

    Have a good night everyone!

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    Default Re: Two Upbeat Videos



    The one below you have left-click with your mouse as it is not in the format allowed by Basenotes (it is worth the effort!):

    http://www.uptv.com/blog/uplifting-v...y-conversation
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    Thank you, kbe - wonderful

    Yes- the second one's funny too - I've seen that one & have a bunch of dogs who do exactly the same!

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    That first video was just adorable! Thanks so much for sharing Kbe.

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    Both of those videos are super cute!
    I've trademarked the color bleu

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    Glad you three enjoyed them as much as I did!
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    So cute! We really enjoyed those, thanks!

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    Post The 'Whatever happened too' thread

    Sometimes when I'm on Basenotes I wonder what happened to many long time and respected posters. There could be a plethora of reasons, I'm sure, but maybe some of you may know why they stopped posting or maybe why they lost an interest in fragrance all together?

    Also, who are some posters who are no longer active that you miss seeing post and why?

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    Default Re: The 'Whatever happened too' thread

    Many have gone off to other groups, e.g. a Facebook fragrance group. I'm sure their reasons are varied.
    They are missed!


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    I've been missing Rubegon and Mimi Gardenia. I think they are both just busy, but I always enjoy their posts. Both are knowledgeable and humble which is a lovely combo!

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    Too many to mention. I wish they would pop in from time to time and say hi.

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    Default Re: The 'Whatever happened too' thread

    All the changes here most likely turned people off..

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    DustB, Vibert, Hillaire, Mimi Gardenia, Indie_Guy, Sorcery of Scent and many many more who posted regularly before 2013.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    All the changes here most likely turned people off..
    I agree that many were probably lost during the switches to and then so quickly from Huddler.
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    Miss Indie Guy, Sorcery of Scent, Off-Scenter, MisterK, MonkeyManMatt, many others...
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Daniel Plainview seemed a bit of a character -- haven't seen him post for a while

    Trebor's last postings seemed to end in a bit of a tear-up with another poster so maybe that was the final straw for him

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    In the spirit of Super Bowl Sunday...


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    Hi!

    Please note that this thread is being merged with the Off Topic thread as it's not a fragrance discussion.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 30 Roses View Post
    Many have gone off to other groups, e.g. a Facebook fragrance group.
    Yes, I've noticed too that some have migrated there.

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    Missing Mimi, Trebor, DustB, Pour Monsieur, N_Tesla, StylinLA, Pettrucijc, Tott, Kevin Guyer, Indie Guy, G303, MFJ, Le Grand Duc, Haunani, Heartwood, Sunnyfunny, PerfumedLady, to name but a few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Missing Mimi, Trebor, DustB, Pour Monsieur, N_Tesla, StylinLA, Pettrucijc, Tott, Kevin Guyer, Indie Guy, G303, MFJ, Le Grand Duc, Haunani, Heartwood, Sunnyfunny, PerfumedLady, to name but a few.
    G303 is back and has been posting in the last few days!!

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    PerfumedLady has been caring for her aunt (pretty sure it was her aunt) who has cancer.


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    I think the last we heard from Indie_Guy he was traveling back and forth between St. Louis and Pittsburgh where he had seemed to find the love of his life. Hope he is well.

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    Ordered a whole bunch of incense from Auroville.com ...all natural stuff and quite beautiful but yeah a little expensive!

    Is there any thread for discussing incense sticks and cones and such?

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    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/212630-incense

    Here's an incense thread in Home Fragrance

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    Default Super Bowl Cologne

    Anyone actually at the super bowl? What fragrance are you wearing during the game? I'm wearing Paul Smith Men.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    erolfa, beer and hotdogs. im a happy man. i dont care who wins.

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    Just enjoying it with family and friends at home with my SOTE: Atao.

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    Default Re: Super Bowl Cologne

    Posting now as I really don't care for Bruno Mars..
    Still getting small hints of Nicole Miller..

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    I thought for a minute that Bruno Mars was going to shout out "On the one!" and get funky.

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    Wow, Denver is getting killed. Best offence in the league, can't even score a point.

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    Default Re: Super Bowl Cologne

    Another bad Super Bowl.
    Oh well, the scent is pretty good.
    PG Felanilla

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    Carner Barcelona D600.
    Totally random selection - I was just feeling it today.

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    Seahawk's defense is a little too strong. Wood-Spice by Montale.

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    Worst Super Bowl I can remember . Chergui
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    I wear L'Anarchiste from The 80's. The smell of blood, For game day.

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    Actually from the year 2000. Sorry, thought it was older then that

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    Yeah, the game sucked. I was wondering if Peyton realized he was playing for Denver. The commercials sucked so I heard. I don't think this was a good year. On a side note, Bruno Mars worked out at my gym where I live. A friend pointed him out to me. I wasn't real familiar with his music at the time. A really nice guy no less.
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    Default Re: Super Bowl Cologne

    It seemed like they were playing in Seattle..
    Did all Seahawks fans make the trip over east?

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    Thank you kumquat

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scentologist View Post
    Yeah, the game sucked. I was wondering if Peyton realized he was playing for Denver. The commercials sucked so I heard. I don't think this was a good year. On a side note, Bruno Mars worked out at my gym where I live. A friend pointed him out to me. I wasn't real familiar with his music at the time. A really nice guy no less.
    He was the only bright spot in an otherwise dull game IMO.

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    Hi!
    Valiant effort guys, but just transferring to the Off Topic thread!

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    Default There Seems to be a Common Thread

    I look at the things that I take great pleasure in and there is one common theme. Wine, Single Malt Scotch, Craft Brewed Beer, Fragrance, etc. The nose usually makes it or breaks it.

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    Good for you, I too enjoy those things as well as a good Cuban cigar.

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    Oh, I thought you were going to say the common theme was alcohol.

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