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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019

    Montale Aoud Melody
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    Re: Best Franck Boclet

    cocaine contains a ton of tuberose. it does smell quite nice but i passed the sample i had on to my wife. just too much for me.
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    Re: Malin + Goetz Cannabis EDP??

    i havent smelled that one but i have smelled 3 or so from them that were sent as additional samples with orders and havent been impressed by any of them
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    Re: Your favorite cinnamon fragrances?

    Oajan is probably my favorite. Gucci PHII is nice too, not as prominent but it blends well with the tea.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th July, 2019

    Late to the party but yesterday it was Versace Green Jeans for me
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

    Renier Oud Rain
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

    Renier Crystal Rain
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    Re: Fragrance as Pre-workout?

    apparently Godolphin smells like cocaine, so maybe start there lol.
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    Re: What are your favorite houses at the moment?

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian
    Sultan Pasha
    Amouage
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th July, 2019

    Memo Eau de Memo
  11. Thread: oudlux

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    oudlux

    anybody tried their soaps?
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    Re: Top-tier cacao scents

    this is what came to mind for me as well
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th July, 2019

    Memo Kedu
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    Re: Cardamom fragrance recommendations

    Etat Libre D'Orage Spice Must Flow opens with a big cardamom punch
  15. Poll: Re: Tauer Au Coeur du Desert or L'Air du Desert Marocain?

    LADDM is my choice
  16. Re: Recommended Amouage scent for the summer (Humid, Texas weather)

    Honour and Dia are my favorite Amouage's for summer
  17. Re: Old School Vs. Modern What Do You Gravitate To Most?

    mixed bag, but probably more picky when it comes to old school.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th July, 2019

    Mancera Cedrat Boise
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    Re: Looking For Something New For the Summer...

    Kolonya by Rasei Fort is pretty awesome imo. Ive sampled it and am not even hesitating on buying a full bottle, especially at $120 for 60 ml. Good probably for spring/summer/fall
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    Re: Leather for Summer

    thought of another - Eau de Memo by Memo.
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    Re: Baccarat Rouge 540 - can't smell it

    i get olfactory fatigue from this one very quickly, but everyone else around me still smells it. Ill try a few of the tips from this thread and see if that helps. Its one of my wife's favorite scents...
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    Re: Who here runs a fragrance business?

    PK Perfumes - Paul Kiler is on here. sultanpasha is some too although not as active as he used to be. Agree with Hednic though probably get more answers in the DIY forum, and some of that stuff you...
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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    im not much of a layerer but i have tried a few ive read about - Bond no. 9 Wall Street with Coney Island, and I Love New York for Marriage Equality with Chez Bond - both are pretty darn good.

    I...
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    Re: American house suggestions

    Hendley, Fazzolari, and Imaginary Authors is where i would start
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    Re: Cloying drydowns...

    kind of what i was thinking as well
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    Re: Leather for Summer

    +3 for Colonia Leather
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    Poll: Re: Vote please, potential next purchase

    Ysl
  28. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Amouage Rose TRO attar. It is pure rose, and unfortunately just not quite my style. probably going to sell it. It is beautiful, though.
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    Re: Jeroboam Vespero

    interested in trying this one. might have to grab a sample from luckyscent. about time to put in another order anyway.
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    Re: Roja Dove Sampling

    Agreed i much prefer M, which is a top 10 easily for me and probably even a top 5
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th June, 2019

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte
  32. Re: What is your favorite place online to buy samples?

    Ive never had issues with them, only complaint i guess would be they are a little slower than some of the others. One time one of the glass vials showed up broke and they replaced it no charge with...
  33. Re: Your favorite fruit-forward, non-citrus masculine

    one other one that has peach but maybe isnt so fruit forward is breath of the infinite by house of oud. peach - peony - musk make it really interesting to me. some (my wife) say it smells like a wet...
  34. Re: Your favorite fruit-forward, non-citrus masculine

    byredo bibliotheque, bond no. 9 andy warhol, or serge bois et fruits. tried any of those?
  35. Thread: Decant sites

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    Re: Decant sites

    heres one out of portugal that offers international that has sunshine, beach hut, and interlude
    ...
  36. Thread: Decant sites

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    Re: Decant sites

    10 ml samples may be hard to come by, you may be better off looking for a split on here that is based in the UK.
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    Big time looking forward to trying this.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 27th June, 2019

    Atelier Cedrat Envirant. Love most from Atelier but this one im not a big fan of.
  39. Re: Perfumes you own that go AGAINST your usual sensibilities or scruples.

    Ill admit i am not a fan of Roja Dove, but i love Puredistance M. I dont own it i actually have a little left from a sample but when thats gone im buying a full bottle. Its an easy top 10 for me,...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Those bottles are truly amazing. I need to get my hands on one, although guessing thats unlikely to ever happen.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Sold for $1,000
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    Re: Decant got skunked in car

    cars are not a good environment for fragrances, which it seems you know. believe ive read on a sunny day when it is 70 degrees outside the inside of a car can reach 115 in only an hour or so.
  43. Re: Blind Buy Reports — tell everyone here! (decants count, too!)

    Last 2 were Elie Saab Oud and Vetiver. Both good buys, especially considering the price. Have another one the way, Rose TRO by Amouage. Will be here tomorrow i believe so we will see how that one...
  44. Re: So what do you guys think I should try next?

    if you like the oud wood clone maybe try to check out Acqua di Parma's Colonia Oud and also Oud by Maison Francis Kurkdjian. they are different enough to try out and very wearable compared to some...
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    Re: Swap: help needed

    lots of swap groups on facebook for USA, unsure about in your country
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    Re: Longest Lasting Fragrance??

    MFK Oud and BR540 i get stupid longevity from, especially when sprayed on clothes. Were talking like....a week. Already mentioned but Interlude as well, is ridiculous.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 26th June, 2019

    APOM ph today
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    Re: La Couche du diable by Serge Lutens : Oud

    Agreed. it translates quite literally which often times makes little to no sense.
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    Re: Anyone else love Bal D’Afrique Byredo?

    same
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    Re: Do You Feel Like You're Cheating?

    not at all
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    Sartorial by Penhaligon's
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    Re: Bugs Don’t Like My SOTD

    hmmmm i think i had some fly balls hit my way but i caught them all (im a great center fielder, lol)
  53. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    ive never understood how some of these threads that are years old get resurrected when there are many on the same exact topic that arent as old, but whatever, its arisen to ill play, with the same...
  54. Thread: Vanilla

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    Re: Vanilla

    I think in most cases that is what is used, its called vanillin. i suppose there are some that use natural vanilla though.
  55. Re: How do you organize your perfumes and samples?

    bottles are up on a shelf in no particular way, samples are in a drawer just thrown in there.
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    Re: Parfums De Marly Herod Performance.

    i dont get very good performance with it either, a shame because i quite like it
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    Re: Hipsters and Fragrance (do they mix)

    im definitely more hippy than hipster, but wouldnt really classify myself as either. but no kidding, i sweat more when i wear antiperspirant. like 2-3 times as much.
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    Re: Stand up to humidity

    Ive found the amouage attars hold up quite well in the humidity.
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    Re: Bugs Don’t Like My SOTD

    I always thought that Black Aoud by Montale smelled like bug spray so i tried it one time in place of it for a softball game. It didnt work. Maybe ill try something with cloves or patchouli.
  60. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Rose TRO by Amouage
  61. Re: Help Me Find... (Looking For Recommendations)

    this is what i was going to say
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    Re: Copycat Fragrances - Good, Bad or Ugly?

    Ive only tried a couple, they were super cheap from oil perfumery so i figured why not just to see whats out there. The two i got were the tuscan leather clone and the aventus clone. The aventus one...
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    Re: Latest Atelier Cologne - Rose Smoke!

    agreed
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    Re: Is Byredo a copycat brand?

    agreed
  65. Re: 'Spicebomb by Jean Paul Gaultier' causes bomb scare in Canada.

    having worked in retail before where i had to go clean the bathrooms at times or at least check and see if they needed cleaning, you wouldnt believe the dumb stuff people put in toilets. its like 50%...
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    Re: London Shops 2019 Perfumes & Attars

    beat me to it
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    Re: Does Oud Ispahan by Dior use real oud?

    i think in those cases they are blending a bunch of notes to give the imitation of oud. hence the smoothness. no expert but it definitely doesnt smell like authentic oud to me.
  68. Re: Fragrances with a dominant 'dried fruits' note

    this is what i was going to say as well. tobacco, vanilla, and apricots mix to give it a feeling exactly as you describe.
  69. Thread: Iris Question

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    Re: Iris Question

    i have never been that into iris fragrances. not that i dont like them, just havent given them a lot of attention. this spring when digging in my garden i accidentally chopped one one my iris...
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    Re: Please help about this scent :(

    does ebay ship to your country? Its like $17 USD on there...
  71. Re: Chalk & Cheese....Smells good on them but like pee on you?

    spray it only on your clothes and see if you experience the same thing. might just be your nose.
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    Re: The best of Xerjoff?

    Alexandria II, from the 8 or so that i have tried.
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    Re: MFK next (freshy) purchase

    Another one that is pretty unique from him and honestly more fresh than you would think, is Oud. It is also pretty sweet though.
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    Re: Fragrance That Turned You Stalker

    ive never had a problem asking people what theyre wearing. seems like more often than not they are more than happy that someone noticed.
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    Re: 'Tom Ford made it custom for me'

    Lol Keanu Reeves is awesome
  76. Thread: Booze

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    Re: Booze

    Cooper Square by bond no. 9 is SUPER boozy. top notes listed include cognac and juniper berries (gin). It actually is quite nice but very strong and very very boozy. Not for everyone.
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    Re: Best Sleep-Inducing Fragrances For Bedtime?

    Yes as in absolutely nonsensical. I dont know how else to describe it, when we diffuse lavender essential oils, 90% of the time i wake up in the morning vividly remembering my dreams and thinking...
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    Re: What's Your Summer Rotation Looking Like?

    Most likely in order of how much use it will get:

    Dunhill Icon
    AdP Colonia Intensa
    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
    Bond no. 9 Wall Street
    D&G The One

    Of course i will still keep using my others but...
  79. Thread: fruty exotic

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    Re: fruty exotic

    Xerjoff Cruz Del Sur II
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    Re: Best Sleep-Inducing Fragrances For Bedtime?

    diffuse lavender essential oil - it will help. beware though, it might give you kind of messed up dreams.
  81. Re: Does anyone have any experience with bespoke fragrances?

    You dont need to worry about quality of ingredients with AbdesSalaam, they are top notch.
  82. Thread: Real oud

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    Re: Real oud

    the amouage attars that have oud in them use real oud. harder to get now though, unfortunately.
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    Re: Perfume that lasts all day (???)

    agree with this one, Oud from him is also lasts just about as long. Also, basically any of the Amouage attars ive tried have been well over a day, especially when put on clothes.
  84. Re: Rank the best Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrances

    Oud and BR540 are my favorites. Like both the extraits and parfums but for whatever reason seem to give the edge to the parfums.
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    Re: acqua di parma suggestion

    Intensa is my favorite but of the 2 mentioned i much prefer assoluta.
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    Re: Oakmoss essential oil

    oak moss absolute is easy to find and smells wonderful. give it a go!
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Most Complex Amouage Fragrance For Men

    this is what my "other" vote was for as well
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    Re: Creed Recommendations for "Freshness"

    i really like jardin d'amalfi
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    Re: Grand Soir vs Baccarat rouge 540

    I had a sample of the BR540 extrait and sprayed it on the brim of my hat last thursday. Wore it to a bonfire friday night then didnt wear the hat again until yesterday. Put it on and could instantly...
  90. Re: What do you guys think of PULP from BYREDO?

    love it, one of my favorites from byredo
  91. Re: Recommendations for HOT weather frags? Non-typical citrus..

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Oud is kind of a cool one - citrus but with oud in it as well.
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    Re: Grand Soir vs Baccarat rouge 540

    I think (from what i remember) that his goal was to create a 100% synthetic scent, but did end up adding just a little bit of natural citrus of some kind?
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    Nice! Thanks hednic!
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    Re: Worst Bottle Design?

    i suppose, to teenage girls, it maybe looks "cool"? dunno....
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    Poll: Re: Reflection Man vs Myths Man - Amouage

    there seems to be a theme....
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    ive bought some from discounters from other brands, but i agree with you on the shipping from his website its super fast.
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    Re: Refillable Bvlgari .05 travel spray

    is it one where you are supposed to purchase the refills that go into the travel case?
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    Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    anyone know why all the MFK scents are MORE expensive from the discounters than they are from MFK's website? Like, some of them arent even close. BR540 edp is around $218 USD from his website and the...
  99. Re: What fragrance(s) are you looking forward to trying?

    Its wonderful, as long as you are into sweet scents.

    Im looking forward to Elie Saab Oud, i love MFK's Oud so hoping it is similar.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd May, 2019

    Parle Moi Milky Musk
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