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  1. Re: Postumo' splits - creeds / tom fords / amouage / masque... Worldwide

    Hi Postumo,

    please put me down for the following splits:

    Aventus
    Millesime Imperial
    Virgin Island Water

    Thanks,
    Joy
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    Re: The Independent talks to Olivier Creed

    Am I the only one who noticed that Luca Turin posted a comment on that article?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I like the scent, but I got a really bad comment on it from a female friend 'it smells like an old man' haven't been able to wear it ever since :(
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    All kidding aside, this kinda happened to me last year in Thailand.

    I was at a gogo bar, and one of the 'dancers' who passed a few metres from me suddenly stopped, then started sniffing around....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I probably do wear too much, for the majority of my colognes I spray 1-2x to the chest, 2 to the neck (1 on each side), and 2 to the wrists (1 each wrist).

    Some exceptions include Angel Men,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was at work today, sat down in front of my boss for a chat, and the lady on a desk a few metres away came over and started sniffing me, first on one side of my neck, then the other, for about 15...
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    Re: What fragrance would you where to your funeral?

    Ungaro III
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    OG?
  9. Re: It's Official: Rochas Man INTENSE is Impossible to Find in USA

    I hate Basenotes so much. Just clicked on my basenotes shortcut to see if there were any interesting threads, and within a few minutes I'd purchased a bottle of Rochas Man Intense online courtesy of...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I should update; I decided to try the Aventus again today before heading out to work. 5 sprays (as I said earlier, it was very weak to my nose), and this time, I couldn't detect any of that smoke/ash...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Just received my bottle a few days ago, have tried it on the day of arrival, and today for the second time. I had not read this thread before receiving it, and wouldn't have bothered if not for the...
  12. Thread: Best Beachy Scents

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    Re: Best Beachy Scents

    Mare by Creative Universe (Beth Terry)
  13. Thread: M7 Fresh

    by Joy
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    Re: M7 Fresh

    I love M7, and blind bought M7 Fresh in hopes of finding another awesome scent, but was disappointed. M7 Fresh has a really sharp note in it, I don't know what it is, but it almost makes my nose...
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    Re: Strip Club fragrance

    While I no longer visit strip clubs (more to do with budgetary and time constraint issues), the last two times I got a compliment from strippers asking what I was wearing involved Opium EDP, and...
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    Re: Musc Kublai Khan vs Musc Ravageur

    A lot of interesting points, and it sounds as if MKK is one of those scents that I would probably have to enjoy from the comforts of my own home. It's not a negative point, I deeply love Kingdom by...
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    Musc Kublai Khan vs Musc Ravageur

    In the last few years I've toned down my purchasing of scents down to perhaps 1-2 bottles a year. I still have a collection of around 80 colognes, most of which are at least 75% full, and with a new...
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    Re: Liquid crack in a bottle

    Kingdom, EDP.

    I'd be embarrassed to wear it in public, but it's the most hypnotic, alluring scent I have yet to come across (Dzongkha's a distant second).
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    Buying knockoff scents = Supporting terrorism

    Or so insinuates this piece in an Australian current affairs show, inclusive of footage showing terrorists at work.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s189r6-tjDo

    I think the perfume industry...
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    Re: What *one* fragrance give you the most longevity?

    Angel Men (24+ hours) and Lolita Lempicka au Masculin (15+ hours).

    Normal to oily.
  20. Re: Green Irish Tweed & Cool Water created by same perfumer - WTF!?!?!?!

    Where do you buy GIT for $83? I can't find it anywhere for less than $120, whereas Coolwater I can buy for $50.
  21. Thread: sick of Creed

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    Re: sick of Creed

    But only because Creedo shot first.
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Here's my collection. Prior to joining Basenotes, I'd only ever known two colognes my entire life (cKOne and Eternity), everything else in my collection I now own thanks to the wealth of knowledge...
  23. Thread: Nice Aquatic

    by Joy
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    Re: Let's talk about the best Aquatic...

    Is this the same as Mare by Creative Universe?
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    Re: Iceberg Effusion Man - is it worth it?

    Also a fan of Iceberg Twice, so I didn't hesitate at a blind buy of Effusion.

    Given the cheap price, I guess I won't complain, but it's weak, tepid, watery...I couldn't differentiate it between a...
  25. Re: Has anyone ever had check cologne stolen in their checked in luggage

    I'm more interested in the cities you were travelling to and from...in my experience it's the airport baggage handlers...airliner-independant...who are the thieves.

    I'm travelling to Bangladesh...
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    Re: Being untruthful on customs forms

    For Australians...fragrances are actually banned from being flown by Australia Post when sent by airmail.

    The first time I tried to mail a bottle of perfume to a friend, I honestly told the...
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    Re: What does "soapy" mean?

    The only time I've sprayed on a cologne and thought of soap was with Himalaya by Creed.
  28. Re: the sillage and lasting effect others say - you can't find...

    Terre D'Hermes by far. I'd be happy if it lasted more than an hour on me.
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    Re: Your Top 3 Scents With Staying Power

    Surely you jest?!
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    Re: Paris Hilton for Men

    I generally buy a scent based on how much I, or others, enjoy the scent. Unless the money goes towards immoral/unethical/illegal causes (eg. terrorism/child labour) I don't see why it matters that...
  31. Re: Bizarre Fragrance swap story. Has anything like this happened to you?

    I don't see where she had a problem with the gender of the two people, that was never brought up. The problem appeared to be the actualy spraying of multiple fragrances within the cafe. I can see two...
  32. Re: Bizarre Fragrance swap story. Has anything like this happened to you?

    I have to say I'm surprised at the reactions of Basenoters in this thread.

    Take the cafe example: a manager has approached a Basenoter stating that their testing of fragrances at the cafe has...
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    Re: "Liz Clairborne Curve Kicks"

    Thank you G Man for this informative review of Curve Kicks cologne, a high quality designer cologne available at bargain prices by the House of Liz Claiborne, which designs and markets a portfolio of...
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    Re: Real Men Don't Wear Serge Lutens

    You sacrificed your life? I'm very impressed to see you post-humously remain active on this forum :)
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    Re: Is Terre D'Hermes really that good?

    It's an interesting scent which I'd like to wear more often, but it has poor longevity on me, 3-4 hours tops.
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    Re: Interesting: Fragrance etiquette

    ???

    Are you suggesting we should ignore the effects of people who bathe in scents because there are other annoyances in the world? That's akin to saying it's sad that there are people who are...
  37. Re: An Inexpensive Men's Scent that should be more expensive

    Iceberg Twice pour Homme.

    Comes with 125ml EDT, 125ml aftershave and a 5ml sampler, usually for about 5-15 bucks on ebay. The packaging and quality of the cologne suggest it's an expensive...
  38. Thread: Mcqueen for men?

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    Re: Mcqueen for men?

    As long as he doesn't get it in his head to formulate a juice that smells like a man's crotch, I'm all for it.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, December 27th

    I can't say Live Jazz has ever had that kind of an effect on me, but I think it could do with the high humidity of where I live (the Northern Territory); instead I feel like I'm a walking fresh juice...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, December 27th

    Live Jazz - Yves St Laurent
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    Re: SOTD Monday, December 18th

    M7 Fresh by Yves St Laurent
  42. Re: If Disneyworld or Disneyland were a fragrance, which one?

    Baby Blue Jeans by Versace or...


    the entire Disney range of perfumes and colognes:

    perfumecountry.com/brandDetails.asp?brand=Disney

    (had to cut out the www as I can't post URLs until I've...
  43. Re: what do you think of women wearing men's fragrance?

    It's all very well to say that men should have no problem with wearing women's fragrances and any other man or woman who thinks it weird/a turn off has a problem, but I think the majority of people...
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    Re: Great juice with crappy bottle!

    Easily Paris Hilton for Men.

    Excellent juice let down by a tacky, cheap plastic bottle.
    The cap actually squeaks when I take it off or put it back on.

    Just Me by Paris Hilton is the same...
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    Re: For my boyfriend...

    While this has nothing to do with comics, you cited living in an area with limited range (probably only designer fragrances), so I might suggest trying out Rive Gauche by Yves St Laurent. If at least...
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    Re: Finally Got Some GIT....

    Not in Australian dollars :)
  47. Thread: lolita lempicka?

    by Joy
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    Re: lolita lempicka?

    How many sprays of LL do you bathe yourself in rosbergs3?
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    Re: At work right now wearing M7

    Am I the only one who doesn't believe that rosbergs3 was serious about 40-50 sprays? I refuse to believe he has sprayed more than 20 in one session.
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    Re: Oldest bottle in your collection

    I would say in a few weeks my 100ml bottle of cKOne will be exactly one year old. Three weeks after that my bottle of Eternity will also be one year old. The other 20+ bottles in my collection are...
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    Drakkar Noir (video)

    Everybody Hates Chris is a sitcom where comedian Chris Rock narrates his childhood in New York, in the early 80's. From last night's episode I cut out a clip which might be of interest to some here:...
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    Re: Mare By Creative Universe

    I got a sample of this along with an order I made from Vijay 'maisonstinky', and it's interesting enough that I plan to order it from him in the near future.
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    Re: Choice to make: Burberry Brit or M7 Fresh?

    Are you serious? I just got a bottle off ebay for AU$37 (USD$28) with free postage.
  53. Thread: Favicon

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    Favicon

    I've noticed you now use the standard vBulletin favicon (the little V) instead of the green basenotes favicon.

    Would it be possible to upload the old basenotes favicon in the board/site directory,...
  54. Re: This Dude Freaked Out

    I don't think I can agree with you guys here, I very much understand and sympathise with the man in question. Complimenting another man (you don't know) on his smell is akin to standing next to...
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