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Compliment Your Neighbor
I am having so much fun with Leah today.  Everyone (well the 10% or so who venture into no man's land, AKA off-topic) should have a little more fun.   So, let's play a game.  Game rules.  Compliment the person who responded before you.     The person has to have been the last one to comment.  That means once someone gives a compliment, a new person has to come along and compliment the LAST commenter.  We have to fight the urge to keep complimenting the same person, so everyone gets a turn.     You can comment more than once on the thread as long as your comment is giving a compliment only to the last person who commented.     To keep the timeline in order. Reply to the thread rather than the person (or your comment will go under theirs rather than over it).   *Added rule-  If multiple people happen to respond at the same time, you may compliment one or the other, but it will be better if you can find a compliment for both!  That way, no man (or woman) gets left behind!  If I notice someone get left behind, I will get him/her and leave a note that the person just ahead of me is still next in line.   It is not letting me change the posting topic, so this is going to start in our favorite category, Acne!  Mods, please move it to off topic once you see it.  I've never been unable to change the topic before, so this may be my first "acne" post.
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HALL OF FAMER jozkid / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
For some weird reason I actually have an easier time remembering the fancy latin names of plants than the common ones. (and daylillies are hemerocallis :D ) see post
What is up with all the Men fragrance samples in the checkout?
Is anybody else getting slightly annoyed with all the men fragrances at the online checkout? Right now 7 of the 12 sample options are men fragrances!?!? Why?   I know it is a free thing, a gift etc. But I am still a little annoyed atm and I figured you would understand. 
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dianabt BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
me too! :) hopefully they switch up sooner than later!  see post
What are you reading ?
I am a book lover! I would rather read than do anything else! So just outta curiosity, What are you ladies (and gentleman)  reading? What's your favorite genre?     I just finished Blood Vivicani by Beckett  And I am starting a reread of The song of Ice and Fire (the game of thrones series)   My favorite genre by far is horror and Fantasy.
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BEAUTY MASTER TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
It's getting harder to put down each time I pick it up. see post
Rainy Days
So I feel like doing my makeup, but it's raining so I don't think I'll be going out. That's not the point of this status though.   What kind of music do you prefer on a rainy day?   Mine goes from classical music, to the beatles, and of course - David Bowie!        Edited to include the picture I took the other day. 
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HALL OF FAMER malday / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Here's a band I'll be seeing later in Feb:       also, I'm off to see Blonde Redhead later today! Yay :D see post
The Canadian Peeps!
So I'd like to maintain a board for the Canadian customers.  A place where we can share our events, promos, problems etc.   I sometimes see deals and info for Canadians and rather then posting a new convo all the time maybe we can just share on this board.   I think it would be easier to communicate with each other if we only had one board to follow.    - I recently posted that Nail Polish Canada has free shipping on any orders for a limited time.   EDITED:   Anyone interested in getting Tonymoly products you can contact them via their Canadian Facebook page to place an order.  5$ shipping, free over purchases 50$.  I think they have a store in Pacific Mall in Markham ON   Tarte now ships to Canada!    
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HALL OF FAMER ivyxox / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I just called Nordstrom store in Calgary and placed an order with Burberry beauty. According to the counter manager, they are the only Burberry beauty counter in Canada.... see post
Makeup & Instagram - are you poopular yet?
So today, after thinking about it for months I made another Instagram account. One specifically for makeup (looks/product reviews etc). I was curious as to how many other BTers have makeup driven social media platforms & if they're going well. After the Instagram bit I may even "up grade" to making YouTube videos I feel like I'm more than capable I just don't know if people would watch them..  So to you BTers out there with successful Instagram & YouTube accounts - any advice for a rookie?  IG account --> @makeup.vixen 
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I attached it to my blog a few days ago, because I decided I want to get it moving.  Other than putting a link on my blog, I still have not advertised it.  I will start ... see post
Successful Trades or TSB Experiences!
Come and let everyone know if you've done a trade with someone or they've been an awesome TSB contributor! Let's give kudos to our BT BFFs!    So a post could be one persons feedback on another, how a trade went, did they ship quickly, etc. and others could reply if they dealt with the same person and how their trade went.
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BEAUTY BOSS AnneMCC / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I had a fabulous trade with  GUZELKIZ She is super nice, sent the item promptly and I hope to swap with her again someday!     see post
The 7 Deadly Sins of Beauty
Musings of a muse posted about this game on her blog and I thought it would be a fun thing for us to do together! Also because we've just entered a new year, it might help us look at our collections and habits a bit more critically. Please join me, I'd love to see all of your answers!   Greed : What’s your most expensive beauty item?   Wrath: What item do you have a love/hate relationship with? Gluttony: What brand takes up most of your collection? Sloth: What product do you neglect the most due to laziness? Pride: What product gives you the most confidence? Lust: Which item is top of your beauty wish list? Envy: Which makeup product/look is great on others but not on you?
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HALL OF FAMER shadetertiary / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I know this thread is old but I read the post on Musings and I'm so excited to see a thread was made here!  I need to venture into OT more often.   Greed: Probably a f... see post
Rant - BF force his video games on me
Girls, i hope this is the right place to talk to you all. I really need advice on this and i'm too scared to ask in other place cause of the treatment that some of the OPs get after they shared the story.   Me and my bf have been in a relationship for almost 2 years now, we're both in our mid 20's. I'm a nerdy geeky girls and im really into gaming (mostly online/ps3/3ds). However, i also have a life outside that and ofc i have a huge interest with makeup. On the other hand, my bf is that so called hardcore gamer, basically he;s quite intense when he play games and that sort of makes me avoid playing games cause watching him play is a huge turnoff.   He changed his game way too often, so when i'm just about to like playing a particular game he already moved on to a new one. I cant even play or do the things that i like cause he wants to do everything together, and that equals games that he likes. However there's this particular game that he likes to play so much but it really really is not the kind of game that i like. Basically if i tried to play that with him to make him happy, and i didn't really do a good job at it, he'll yell at me and give me a game 101 on how to be better at it, but it's just way too intense and i just cant take it. He's really scary when he play games and gosh you can say that i'm literally scared for my life everytime he ask me to play that particular game cause not only i'm scared of every single aspect of that game, i'm also got traumatized by it because of all the yelling, wall punching and door slamming after i refused to play it with him/ suck at playing it. There's more to this story than what i'm comfortable in sharing but this is quite an abusive relationship and i'm scared to leave.   Long story short we had a few huge fight in the past because of this, and i stated to him that i hate this game, and recently we had this ridiculous fight and i almost broke up with him but i didn't cause i thought that we should try to mend things up. But just now he sort of ask me if i can play this game again with him (they are releasing the newer updated version of this game) and i just don't know how to respond to that (we just made up from a huge fight a few days ago and he practically knows that i hate that game but he still ask me about it). How should i tell him that i really don't want to play that game but in a way that won't raise any conflict or trigger his anger? I'm really exhausted from all the fighting and i seriously have no clue why can't he just let it go. Please let me know what you think girls, i'm really sorry for long post and broken grammars, but this is quite a big deal for me and i have a huge trust in you all. thanks        
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HALL OF FAMER kalex / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
" He's really scary" "i'm literally scared for my life" "traumatized by it because of all the yelling, wall punching and door slamming" " this is quite an abusi... see post
I'm (kinda) back!!
I've been away for too long! But let me show and tell you all what I've been up to.    I was the makeup artist for my first student film!  So far, I did 4 test shoots to build my portfolio (I'll post pictures down below) Building my website - andyhtrieu(dot)com Designed/bought my business cards Kit building/condensing - seriously so stressful because there are TOO MANY choices! It's  almost complete. But I still need more eyeshadows lol. Here are some pictures! Student film crew   First test shoot and first time doing men's grooming   My most recent test shoot and my FAVORITE picture ever   Kit condensing lol. I'm so happy with this.   Second test shoot back in December   Behind the scenes <3   Potential bride!!!   Christmas glam on my sister   And the best day ever     
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BEAUTY BOSS vegchililover78 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
How exciting! Congrats, you've accomplished so much! see post
My new kitty
A while back I had made a look using the colors of the stray cat that took shelter in my home, I've fed and given her water ever since. This is the second time she's had kittens, unfortunately the last litter didn't survive and from what I know she only had two this time but only one has made it to the barely opening eyes stage. She had them on July 1st. I haven't named the kitty yet, but here's a picture of his(I'm thinking it's a he) cuteness.  Taken today.    It's been 2 months and 7 days since little neko was born. Here is his updated picture, he posed for it. He posed a lot.     
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BEAUTY MASTER TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Good signs, yay Neko! :D see post
What's on your plate?
Hello there, ladies and gents!   Keeping in line with all the fun and interactive threads asking about your most recent halls, items you have your eyes on, what you're currently wearing, what's your hair routine, and more, I've decide to branch out and ask:   "What's on your plate?"   The beauty world doesn't just stop at skin care and cosmetics, it also goes hand in hand with your overall health and well-being, so with that, I'm curious to see what we're all chowing down and snacking on be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or inbetween!   For those with apps that help count calories or to those who just want to keep a log, here's a place to share, possibly find and share some recipes, and even tips on maintaining a balanced diet.   Don't just share food items, but even drinks! I'm a huge fan of tea and at least have a cup of green tea a day (anti-oxidants) and drink plenty of water.   For lunch today, I had:   -Brown rice -Steamed egg -Steamed red snapper with green onion, sesame oil, and black pepper -Gai lan (it's a type of Chinese vegetable/greens)   Now, tell me, Beauty Talk world, what do you have?
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HALL OF FAMER DiVWA / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
This is my last Polenta Friday until fall. I made plain polenta but tried substituting the parmesan cheese with ground flaxseed; the result was just as yummy but perhaps... see post
Not Even The End of January...
It's not even the end of January and I have already qualified for Rouge and Ulta Platinum until the end of 2016. All I can say is..   YIKES!!!
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HALL OF FAMER irenet / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
That's right girl! Live up to your screen name!! You are my hero. see post
Makeup Samples?
I know theres the post about emailing about samples. Mainly skin care. But im curious Has anyone emailed Makeup Companies? (mac, channel, UD, ETC)   Did you get Responses? samples?
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dior diva rewards
hey ladies, have you heard about this super awesome program by Dior. i think more companies should have this kind of reward system for their loyal customers (hello Chanel and YSL, I'm looking at you).     What is the Dior Diva program? Every dollar spent on a Dior Beauty product equals 1 Diva Point. Once you reach the desired point level you send your original receipts and the redemption form in to the address provided on the form. Note: sales tax isn’t included towards points and all points sent in must be within a 12 month period. Currently there are five levels to the program. (When it first started there were only three levels!):   ■Adorable Diva (100 points) – you’ll receive deluxe travel sizes of Dior best sellers in a mini Dior shopping bag.   ■Fashionista Diva (250 points) – you’ll receive the Little Dictionary of Fashion written by Christian Dior plus three deluxe minis for your handbag.   ■Charming Diva (500 points) – you’ll receive a Dior charm bracelet packaged in a Dior couture box plus a deluxe Miss Dior Cherie miniature.   ■Divine Divas (1000 points) – you’ll receive a couture inspired black makeup pouch finished with a little shimmer and shine and full sizes of Serum de Rouge in Rosewood Serum, Diorshow Browstyler, Diorshow Extase Mascara and a travel size One Essential.   ■Lady Diva (2500 points) – you’ll receive a Dior Brush Set complete with Foundation, Blush, Eyeshadow, Brow and Lip brushes nestled in a black D-charm pouch and packaged in a Dior couture box. Also includes a full sized One Essential and Diorshow Lash Maximizer.   ■Diamond Diva (5000 points) – you’ll receive a Dior Couture Accessory complete with deluxe minatures for touch-ups: Diorshow Extase Mascara, 5-Couleur Eyeshadow in Stylish Move and Rouge Dior Lipstick in Rouge Blossom.   I can only dream of reaching Diamond Diva. lol.     Cza
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BEAUTY SAVANT dioradict / BEAUTY SAVANT BEAUTY SAVANT / replied
Hello ladies,   I just printed my redemption form and this is what I see. I am disappointed that they changed the 1000$ reward to something else  :( I think the 500 p... see post
Sephora Beauty Box Program
Wouldn't it be great if Sephora had a monthly subscription program like Birchbox or Sample Society?  I'd cancel the one I have now and sign up for Sephora's in heart beat!   Hint hint Sephora!
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SCENE QUEEN wildflower99 / SCENE QUEEN SCENE QUEEN / replied
I need this to happen.   I love birchbox but it sephora could just buy birchbox, and incorporate it into its beauty insider program with all the points converting, I w... see post
List of Successful Traders! January 2015
Hey everyone, I updated the list of successful traders. Please post here if you have a successful trade with someone. I will also check with the other Topic and keep this list updated weekly!   Once a person has 5 successful trades I will bold their name, and no longer keep track of successful trades.   Link to the other discussion: http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/Successf ul-Trades-or-TSB-Experiences/td-p/1012387   Bold = 5 or more vouchers    1/29/15   AllieCat99 Anb0906 AnneMCC x 4 Annypoo Aparrish Arclightlux x 2 Arielaaaaaaaa x 2 Aviscardi AznAngelliz Beautytester Beeberz x 2 Beehavnbeauty Beethousand Bfuller x 4 BrennaBombshell Brittieee Butterblume Buxombabe80 x 3 CalamityJane85 Carolang Carrie1975 Carrierose Chaotika573 x 2 Chelsss x 2 chlotam Chupi Clarks18 x 2 Cpeezy CuriousCannibal Daeidre x 2 Daisies121 DandyLionFluff Danimazz x 3 Dannyc DesertRose0706 DitzCore x 2 Drrragon Eadelaide1 EllieyJelly x 2 Enableme x 3 emmy89 Erendira EvangelineDemon Evno Firespinner Garnett Ghkim Gogreyhound guzelkiz x 2 Gwenhwyfar x 3 hackneyfl happygen harlequinginger heartsmyface Heatherbee x 2 Hipquest Hypnoticpoise IllegallyBlonde x 2 Ilovebears Inkstainedmeg Ireneh Itscarin Itsjaimiehere Ivyxoxo JaimeLove Jellybean917 x 2 jenfromnyc Jenjendoitagain Jenji Jenpred JesiBeads JessicaClara Jessyiniowa JiMii2006 Joannimation x 2 Jojobe Juicytulip x 3 Jxw200 x 3 Kalex Kariyava Kateye7 x 4 KatelovesYSL x 2 Katty2323 KayyLynn x 2 Kiki1517 Killahbabe x 2 Kimchikween x 4 Knuevekm KrissyLuvzU x 3 kristiewin Ladymeag Ladysybil x 3 Linda711 x 2 Ljp93 LKUHLE Leopardprint Lylysa Mafan Makeupobsessed Makeuptalk Malday Maltipoo66 Manniface Mariahk83 Meagboho MegEm Melde x 4 michelleshops Minibux Missey1973 x 2 Missie772 MK89 MlleCC MochaPJ x 3 Mollybb x 4 Mommyto4 x 2 Monikay MPolansky Mrsbaine x2 MyChoi x 4 mymymack Nebel Newandaddicted Nicrohr Nightknight Nikki x 3 Nishcakes x 4 Notcreative Oklady2013 Penelopepuffman Person11 Pipsqueek1582 Pixyfaygo x 2 PlantGarden x 2 Plm95 x2 Poshified Prettyinpa Princesskat17 x 2 Rebbbeccaa Redwagon44 Rhiannon1419 x 4 Rikkie Riseandgrind Roxystar4 Sangova x 3 Sbowden x 2 Sdbeautyjunkie1 ShannonAlexis x 3 Shortstuff07 Sourpanda x 3 Sn22 Sp2001 Spacesuit SPAGS2332 x 2 Spoiledbrat Sschulte1014 x 4 Stephanielyn x 2 Sugarkenzie SuzeAlex SydBristow talinder Teresaanne92 thesocialquota Tigrelili Trishalyn Unblownkisses Vanillammm x 3 Vegchililover78 x 2 Veronika23 Violalea x 3 Viviene23 Wendyomgwar x 4 Wingatprsct Yazmin x 3 Yenx YouAreAlways Zpsid91 x 2
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HALL OF FAMER Zpsid91 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I'm so sorry for the confusion! This one will keep a complete list of traders and will be maintained and updated regularly :)   You can also post experiences (good or ... see post
What companies have you gotten samples from?
I just wanna ask what companies give out free samples when you contact them. I only know of Mario Badescu and L'occitane.   Who doesn't love free samples anyway?
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BEAUTY WHIZ SimplyYulz / BEAUTY WHIZ BEAUTY WHIZ / replied
weird,  L'Occitane just replied to me and send they will send me some see post
Rest in Peace to the lovely Lauren Bacall
What a depressing two days we have had. First, the untimely death of the great Robin Williams yesterday. And now, today, the beautiful Lauren Bacall. She was not only a gorgeous, talented woman, she was also a devoted wife to Humphrey Bogart and mother to his children. We lost another great one today, and although she will now be reunited with her Bogey, she's going to be missed forever by the ones she left behind. Rest in peace beautiful Betty.    
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HALL OF FAMER EvangelineDamon / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Rod Taylor Tribute Night TCM (P.S.T.)   The Time Machine (1960) with Yvette Mimieux  5:00 p.m. The Birds (1963) with Tippi Hedren and Suzanne Pleshette; Hitchcock  7... see post
LIST of the Successful Traders or TB
UPDATE!!!   Please check if the person you are posting about already has status. Once they have that I no longer add them up. This will help keep the thread clearer, and to be honest make this job easier for me. Thank you!!   http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/Successf ul-Trades-or-TSB-Experiences/td-p/1012387   = 5 or more vouchers    AllieCat99 Anb0906 AnneMCC x2 Annypoo Aparrish Arclightlux x2 Arielaaaaaaaa x 2 Aviscardi AznAngelliz Beautytester Beeberz x 2 Beehavnbeauty x2 Beethousand Bfuller x 4 BrennabOMBSHELL Brittieee Butterblume Buxombabe80 x2 CalamityJane85 Carolang Carrie1975 Carrierose Chelsss Chlotam Chupi Clarks18 x 2 Cpeezy Daeidre x 2 Daisies121 DandyLionFluff Danimazz x 3 Dannyc DesertRose0706 DitzCore x 2 Drrragon Eadelaide1 EllieyJelly x 2 Emmy89 Enableme Erendira Evno Firespinner Garnett Ghkim Guzelkiz Gwenhwyfar     Hackneyfl Happygen Harlequinginger Hearsmyface Heatherbee x4 Hipquest Hypnoticpoise IllegallyBlonde x 2 Ilovebears Inkstainedmeg Ireneh Itscarin Itsjaimiehere Ivyxox x4 JaimeLove Jellybean917 x 2 JenfromNYC Jenjendoitagain Jenji Jenpred JesiBeads Jessyiniowa Jimii2006 Joannimation x2 Jojobe Juicytulip x 3 Jxw200 x 3 Kalex Kariyava Kateye7 x3 Katty2323 KayyLynn x 2 Kiki1517 Killahbabe x 2 Kimchikween x 4 Knuevekm KrissyLuvzU Kristiewin Ladymeag Ladysybil x 3 Linda711 x 2 Ljp93 LKUHLE Leopardprint Lylysa Mafan Makeupobessed x3 Makeuptalk Maladay Maltipoo66 Manniface Mariahk83 Meagboho MegEm Melde x 4 Missey1973 x2 MK89 MlleCC Mochapj x2 MollyBB Mollybb x 4 Mommyto4 Monikay MPolansky Mrsbaine x2 MyChoi x 4 Mymymack Nebel Newandaddicted Nicrohr Nightknight Nikki x 3 Nishcakes x 4 Notcreative x3 Oklady2013 Penelopepuffman Person11 Pipsqueek1582 Pixyfaygo x 2 PlantGarden x 2 Plm95 x2 Poshified Prettyinpa Princesskat17 x 2 Rebbbeccaa Rhiannon1419 x2 Rikkie Riseandgrind Roxystar4 Sangova x 3 Sbowden x 2 sdbeautyjunkie1 ShannonAlexis x2 Shortstuff07 Sourpanda x 2 Sp2001 Spacesuit SPAGS2332 x2 Spoiledbrat Sschulte1014 x 4 Stephanilynn SuzeAlex SydBristow Talinder Teresaanne92 Thesocialquota Tigrelili Trishalyn x2 Vanillammm x 3 Vegchililover78 x2 Veronika23 Vioalea x3 Viviene23 Wendyomgwar x 4 Wingatprsct Yazmin x 3 Yenx YouAreAlways Zpsid91
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HALL OF FAMER ivyxox / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Just had a very successful trade with sn22! Highly recommended! see post
Everyone please read! Bell Let's Talk Day
Hey everyone!   Today is Bell Let's Talk Day. Bell will donate 5 cents towards mental health awareness, care and access, and programs for every time someone tweets using #BellLetsTalk.   This is huge, and I hope everyone tweets at least once today. You could be helping a family or friend gain access to help and end the stigma.   Thanks for reading and taking the time to make a difference!
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BEAUTY MAVEN pek89 / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
I haven't used my Twitter in a few years, but I'll break it out today for this great cause.  see post
Warm wishesg out
Sending out warm wishes and thoughts to all the BTers in the path of the giant snow storm.  Hope you have a chance to get out for the essentials before it gets too bad.  Stay safe.
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BEAUTY MASTER ragdoll4mom / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Poor fellow!  I hope he is able to find something open where he can get some cold weather gear.  The good news is that it didn't get as bad as they were predicting in NY... see post
Looking for the smileys available for BT - I've found them
Some people had asked and I wondered myself, so did some digging around.   Here is what I've discovered - For the different smileys, insert the following codes with a colon ( : ) before and after and the icon will appear - these are what I found available on BT: cathappy catindifferent catmad catsad catsurprised cattongue catvery-happy catwink catfrustrated catembarrassed catlol manhappy manindifferent manmad mansad mansurprised mantongue manvery-happy manwink manfrustrated manembarrassed manlol robothappy robotindifferent robotmad robotsad robotsurprised robottongue robotvery-happy robotwink robotfrustrated robotembarrassed robotlol smileyhappy smileyindifferent smileymad smileysad smileysurprised smileytongue smileyvery-happy smileywink smileyfrustrated smileyembarrassed smileylol heart womanhappy womanindifferent womanmad womansad womansurprised womantongue womanvery-happy womanwink womanfrustrated womanembarrassed womanlol   But with great power comes great responsibility - so don't go too smiley crazy now
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BEAUTY MAVEN cathyblanton / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
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Drink of the day: What's in your cup??
Now that the weather is getting colder (in most places) more of us are switching to hot tea, coco, etc. So lets share - who is drinking what (from teas, to coffees to even wines, etc), post a pic if you would like ; other wise just specify the name of your beverage  and continue to enjoy it     My husband woke me up with a hot tea  for breakfast. It was Green Mint Tea - now I feel refreshed, awake but still not ready for this day !!!    
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BEAUTY MASTER TheSocialQuota / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
We just got our Peets Sumatra Batak, have been enjoying it for a week. Can't tell a difference between the normal beans and peaberry ones. So I guess I'm not snobbish en... see post
The Recipe Thread
So with the Transformation thread being resurfaced and all the talk about eating healthy and making home-cooked meals,  I thought that we could share some recipes with each other! I know there are a few floating around in lylysa's What's On Your Plate thread but I thought we could drop them in one place   I used to love looking up new recipes for meals to make with my (ex) SO and haven't been doing that lately, but I'd really like to get back into cooking. I know quite a few of you are vegetarian/vegan and I'd love to see your recipes as well!   I'll start off with a really simple one. This is a super easy salad dressing recipe that I found not too long ago that tastes great and seems pretty healthy.       Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing   3 tablespoons whole grain mustard 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons vinegar (white wine, apple cider, red wine, or coconut) salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste       *Transformation thread  Rouge Only  ( http://community.sephora.com/t5/VIB-ROUGE/Transfor mation-Support-Thread-Rouge-Only/td-p/1136805 )   *What's On Your Plate thread ( http://community.sephora.com/t5/Off-Topic/What-s-o n-your-plate/m-p/430729/highlight/true#M10719 )
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HALL OF FAMER malday / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Mmmmm healthy chocolate. Reminds me of a chocolate "cake" my trainer made out of mashed garbanzo beans and cocoa powder see post
..can I come back..?
  I miss everyone here so much! I tried to come back a few months ago and my life got insane and I vanished again..:/ 
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HALL OF FAMER YouAreAlways / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Victoria's Secret return policy with receipt
I wanted to start a discussion about VS return policy.   I know they allow a max of 7 items to be returned within 90 days WITH receipt and they swipe your ID to keep track of it. I've worked at a giant retailer so I understand trying to keep track of returns without receipts because there are a lot of scammers out there. But why limit the amount of returns with a receipt? You are only going to get back what you paid... I sometimes buy things without trying them on because the line is long, or I change my mind later on, or I buy them as gifts but end up getting them a different gift. Even if you exchange an item, it counts as a return. I hate the limitation because I could potentially be stuck with this item if I've returned 7 items within the last 90 days already. I feel like if you have a receipt, they should allow you to return the item. I really like VS as a store, so I'm really torn with their policy.   Sorry for this long rant. Has anyone else experienced this or is frustrated by their policy?
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SIGHTSEER sumasiangirl / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
It's not a return of 7 items but 7 different times. see post
Funny Reviews
So I've noticed that every time I look at the reviews of a product there are at least a few unhelpful (sometimes they're a little helpful) but hilarious reviews. What are your favorites that you have seen so far?   Here's one I saw while browsing through UD Naked Skin reviews:  
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HALL OF FAMER jemly / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
"scotch and dior" sounds FANTASTIC. sign me up. see post
I'm going to Alaska...YIKES!!!
My Lil Sis/BFF is retiring from the military.  It's been a bumpy ride for her...big mouth..broken filter.  She's been on the fence about having a retirement ceremony due to issues with her chain of command.   She's a war vet 2 tours in Iraq 2 tours in Afghanistan...yes she was in combat (woman serve in combat but the military doesn't talk about it)   She's a hero to me and I wouldn't miss her retirement for anything in the world.     I'm nervous and excited about going (don't really want to go to ALASKA...LOL) and I hate flying. This trip is not in my annual budget, so it will be coming out of my makeup budget.   Anyone here from Alaska or been to Alaska... I HATE THE COLD, but living in the NE I have cute winter things.  I'm going in the Spring, but I know it will be freezing cold when I get there.     The first thing I thought when she said she WAS going to have a retirement ceremony...what makeup should I take.  LOL
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HALL OF FAMER prettyinpa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you to your sister for serving in the military, and in combat too. She is a brave woman!   I've never been to Alaska, but was in Minneapolis in the winter when i... see post
BT Statuses
I've noticed that there are some people with different a different status than most people on here. I've seen: scene queen special guest edit: i just saw someone with "it-girl"    what do these mean?
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HALL OF FAMER notcreative / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
The person who reactivated this used the search bar.  She's the only non HOF, too.  That alone should get her a promotion, right? see post