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  1. Re: Does anyone else get an "Old Spice" vibe from Aventus?

    Interesting that she said body spray rather than just Old Spice. Almost like she was trying to neg you like a pick-up artist.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28th August 2015

    YSL Body Kouros

    http://41.media.tumblr.com/6b8361136ef17d47e8063fe3b1976b0d/tumblr_nrofkm2Xw31ubud28o6_1280.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 27th August 2015

    Fahrenheit

    http://www.theage.com.au/content/dam/images/2/a/c/j/t/image.related.articleLeadNarrow.300x0.2acjr.png
    "Using historical data, descriptions of the features and images of relatives,...
  4. Re: the global economy is crashing, why not start buying some expensive oud oil with your savings?

    "Money is gold, and nothing else."

    J.P. Morgan
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th August 2015

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour homme EDT

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/20/04/c5/2004c5c68d34fe829ab4ead5dfae9998.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th August 2015

    SotE

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/st/26121551.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23rd August 2015

    http://www.perfume.ie/images/patrick_main.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th August 2015

    http://farm2.static.givenchybeauty.com/sites/default/files/styles/asset__field_asset_image_file__product_line_inspiration/public/Xeryus_Rouge_Inspiration_Packshot.png?itok=3RTncGKA
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    I just found out about this house today and I can hardly wait to try a sample of anything they have to offer.

    From Josh Lobb:

    "Being in the appropriate mindset is crucial to the act of creation...
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    Re: Fragrance Sales Trends - 2015

    Very reminiscent of what happened in the beer industry here in America. After decades of suffering through post-prohibition macro-brewed pisswater, people finally awoke to the fact that life is...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Since I'm a total newb, I just went with a bunch of samples that I don't know yet, but everyone else does. Totally done with blinds

    Le Labo - Rose 31

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Oud

    Vero...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17th August 2015

    40928
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday , April 27th, 2014 :)

    http://media.hermes.com/media/wysiwyg/Prehome/Fragrances/paprika-brasil.jpg
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    Re: Why buy niche?

    designer = lots of options
    niche = lots of options

    designer + niche = lots and lots of options
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    Re: Why I don't wear Aventus

    PM sent
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    Re: Why I don't wear Aventus

    Source?
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, March 2, 2012

    https://www.perfumela.com/images/full/CreedMillesimeImperial1ozM.jpg
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    Re: SOTD; Wednesday, February 29, 2012

    http://www.perfumezilla.com/images_product/old-spice-classic228707.jpg
  19. Re: I seem to like a lot of the "overrated" or "Crappy" fragrances

    Everybody likes some of them, even if they'd prefer not to admit it.
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    Re: rank the YSL frags for me

    Only smelled 4 so far, but...

    1) Kouros (love it from top to finish)
    2) Rive Gauche Pour Homme (I love smelling the atomizer for this
    3) Body Kouros (it's not bad. but just doesn't wow me. I...
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    Re: Let's talk about (gasp) Cool water

    People tend to exaggerate. I seriously doubt most of them 'hate' cool water. There's really no legitimate reason to hate it.
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    Re: Creed SMW - anyone else disappointed ?

    It projects like no other fragrance I own when it's hot out. But I agree the smell is not spectacular. It's certainly a compliment-getter though.

    Another thing about it is something in the top...
  23. Re: Are there brands you won't buy by principle?

    No. A company of any sort has to do something ethically objectionable for me to boycott them totally. There may be fragrance companies that do, but I don't know enough about the industry yet.
  24. Re: Looking for opinions on Ambre Narguile by Hermes

    ///
  25. Re: Just for fun: Amouage or Tom Ford?.. Which House?

    Tom Ford
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    Re: What cologne would the devil wear?

    pink sugar
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    Re: Name one designer fragrance...

    Fahrenheit?
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    Re: Fragrancenet issues??

    I've ordered from them 6 times or so. Never had a problem
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    Re: MI vs. GIT vs. SMW vs. VIW

    Green Irish Tweed first and foremost
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    Re: How to change wardrobe icon?

    Thank you both
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    How to change wardrobe icon?

    I have the selected option as "See Wardrobe", but I don't see Wardrobe Settings anywhere, or the option to change the icon. Please advise :smiley:
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    I'm imagining small lead pellets
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

    http://www.omfragrances.com/images/Curve%20%20Cologne.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, January 30,2012

    SOTD: Burberry The Beat (sample)
    SOTE: YSL Kouros
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    Re: Suggestions for first niche?

    I don't think you can go wrong with Green Irish Tweed, as mentioned. It was my first niche buy and I don't have any regrets. But personally I recommend you head to a Neiman-Marcus and sample all of...
  36. Re: New Fragrance: Diesel Only The Brave Tattoo

    tempted to smell it to see whether it could possibly be worse than the original
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    Re: Body Kouros vs Burberry Brit

    Body Kouros, for any age category
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    Re: Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Old Spice
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    Poll: Re: my next blind buy

    Another vote for Dreamer
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    Re: Recommend samples for my gf

    Hi teardrop, thank you for the response!



    She is not outdoorsy type at all really I can tell you that and certainly not grungy, always well groomed, dresses very nicely. I'd just call her style...
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    Recommend samples for my gf

    I'm going to treat her to some samples to find out what she likes. If possible please post also where the sample is available for sale? Also I'd appreciate your lists ordered from most important to...
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    Poll: Help me decide BdP vs TdH Parfum

    A family member wants a gift idea for me, I'm torn between these two
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 7, 2011

    (sample)
    http://www.perfumela.com/images/full/CreedBoisduPortugal1ozM.JPG
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    Re: do you feel top notes are a gimmick?

    Lemon Verbena <3
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    Re: LDDM VS L'Instant Guerlain homme extreme

    If the extreme version is anything like the EDT, LDDM by a country mile
  46. Re: Whats so special about Dolce and Gabanna The One?

    qft
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 31, 2011

    YSL Body Kouros
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 28, 2011

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
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    Re: Urgent Call

    Bvlgari Aqva is a good balance between good and safe for a "blind" recommendation
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    Re: Fahrenheit by Dior

    4, good

    Did not like it at first but it grew on me and it's much more versatile than I originally gave it credit for.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 27th 2011

    http://members.tripod.com/perfumes_originales/xeryus%20rouge-res.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 26, 2011

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41KnISIKQiL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
  53. Re: Just received a bunch of samples in the mail!

    Cranberry juice :laugh:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.1825.jpg
  55. Re: Just received a bunch of samples in the mail!

    Thank you sir!



    Well wouldn't ya know it was the Black Aoud I had in mind when I wrote about my horizons being expanded. It's gorgeous!

    I believe I would rate it higher than the two...
  56. Just received a bunch of samples in the mail!

    So I'm still a newb and I'm so excited to get to sniff these all! :laugh:

    Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain
    Amouage Jubilation XXV
    Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare
    Montale Black Aoud
    Amouage Lyric...
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    Re: SotD: Friday - 21.October.2011.

    sample...
    http://www.perfumela.com/images/full5/BurberryTheBeat3.3Men.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 20, 2011

    sample:

    http://www.creedboutique.com/24-83-large/creed-original-santal.jpg
  59. Re: Your house is burning and you can only save one bottle of cologne...

    old spice
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday October 19, 2011

    http://perfumewarehouse.net/images/KOUROS%20EDT%201.7%20OZ[M].jpg
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    Re: SoTD: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

    Green Irish Tweed, my go-to Tuesday scent
    http://www.perfumezilla.com/images_product/creed-creed-green-irish-tweed-eau-toilette-spray14403.jpg
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    Re: SoTD: MONDAY October 17, 2011

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-1z1qXzUou0Y/TXI_REao5NI/AAAAAAAAAbY/E9intwhiiu4/s1600/Diesel_Fuel_For_Life.jpg
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    Re: Body chemistry

    Try using an unscented body lotion regularly.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 14, 2011

    Body Kouros
  65. Re: I'm thinking of blind-buying L'instant by Guerlain (EDT)...is it fairly safe?

    I blind bought it, and I would advise against it.

    P.S. neutral milk hotel ftw!
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    Re: SOTD : Thursday, October 13, 2011

    same
  67. Re: How many of your fragrances were blind buys?

    The majority of them. I've found that small samples don't give me enough time with the fragrance to make a determination.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    No SOTD today. Still trying to figure out what to wear this evening for my girl's birthday.
  69. Re: Just bought Burberry Brit for Men on Amazon, couple questions...

    Not a huge fan of the fragrance, but I don't see why it wouldn't work year round.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.862.jpg
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.736.jpg
  71. Re: do you have a cologne that you enjoy only when you're drunk?

    As long as you're drinking something gentlemanly, makes sense. I would not be wearing RGPH during jello shots, that would just be uncivilized.
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    Re: Weak at the Knees

    It's not a perfume, it's some random bath product that she uses that I don't even know the name of and don't know if I want to. My mind goes totally blank
  73. Group Added: Philadelphia Area Basenoters

    If you're in the general vicinity of Philadelphia, and are interested in meet-ups and discussing local retail events: http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=85
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 11, 2011

    http://images.askmen.com/fashion/grooming/1245704034_creed-green-irish-tweed_1.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 10, 2011

    As I transpose flogging molly tunes:

    http://www.irishinspiration.com/acatalog/Ptrcksml.jpg
  76. Re: Swallowable Perfume........are they kidding??

    loving this idea
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    NYC places to visit?

    I will be in Queens from this evening til saturday morning. I was thinking about hitting up Bond 9 and Le Labo while I'm up there. Anyone have any other suggestions for fragrance spots in NYC?
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    Re: SOTD : Thursday, October 06, 2011

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/SKU/big/372M.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 5th October, 2011

    http://www.theperfumeshop.com/pws/images/catalogue/products/6250/large/6250.jpg
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    Re: I can't take it anymore..

    Showed up today :D

    First impression: great juice!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th October, 2011

    Millesime Imperial - been reaching for this one a lot recently
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    Re: What is your very first Cologne...?

    Tommy Hilfiger
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    Indeed but I need to break out of my shell. I think i'm going to shower in it and go to sunday mass.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    blind

    http://www.perfumeralia.com/WebRoot/StoreES/Shops/ea2545/48CA/0A5C/352F/3D74/5031/D94C/8776/1300/Kouros_0020_Men.jpg
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    Re: Just received Creed Millesime Imperial

    It looks like they stopped painting the Creed logo gold. Good thing, mine's chipping away like crazy
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    Re: Just received Creed Millesime Imperial

    Also compare it to Love and Luck if you get the chance
  87. Re: Most expensive frag purchase with ZERO regret?

    GIT 4 oz
    TV 3.4 oz
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    Re: I can't take it anymore..

    The SA tried to talk me out of it.

    P.S. Only the Brave is the most nauseating smell I've come across to date.
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    Re: I can't take it anymore..

    Well, they didn't have it. Take that me!
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    Re: I can't take it anymore..

    Hmm do I remember hearing something about it being discontinued in the US?
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    I can't take it anymore..

    I've never smelled Kouros before. I can't continue to browse basenotes without knowing what it's like. f*ing driving me crazy and I'm going to Macy's right now. Will update
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    Re: SOTD : Saturday, September 24, 2011

    Fahrenheit
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    Re: Some of the most classic scents...

    Old Spice
  94. Re: If you could create a perfume, what would it be?

    I would bottle my natural scent, in order to amplify it and see how others responded to it.
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    Re: Pheromone product plus helmut Lang edt

    Which product? I'll try it out :D
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    Re: Become a Basenotes Supporting Member

    Just now had the same problem.
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    Re: Worst fragrance note

    I don't know what my least favorite is, but vanilla is the most overrated.
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    Re: Questions about Rive Gauche PH

    I bought it blind and was not disappointed.
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    Re: is terre d'hermes worth blind buying?

    Edit: You can by a sample vial, so do that first.
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    Re: About to splurge on myself

    Don't waste your money, go for GIT ;)
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