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  1. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January - May 2015

    invasion barbare anyone??
  2. Why I will not purchase anything from Hermes. And you may not want to either.

    I was thinking about getting a full bottle of Terre d'Hermes, but I came across this.
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    Re: The rise and fall of Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

    for those who dislike the vanilla candle smell in TV, I have read that tom ford's tobacco OUD is basically TV minus the vanilla with an added (but muted?) oud note in the heart/base, and maybe some...
  4. Re: Postumo's Splits - Aventus 50ml - 45 / Royal Exclusives 94 / others 50 (if stock available)

    postumo- sent you 2 pm's in the last week and emaied you today. only just now saw that you've been overwhelmed with pm's, sorry man! I would prefer a regular rectangular bottle a well unless you've...
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    Re: I tested Amouage Interlude Man

    Not so much the similarity of light and fluffy, but the ultra sweetness, the "flavor" of the sweetness. I've never smelled wood that smelled like interlude man. please keep in mind I think it is a...
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    Re: I tested Amouage Interlude Man

    all I get when I smell interlude man is..... cotton candy. through and through. that's it. I don't want to smell like cotton candy.
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    Re: Guerlain Derby or Knize Ten Gold

    this. I sampled and love the smell of derby, but why is it so expensive? I realize it likely utilizes costly ingredients, but $250 for 3.3 oz? that's ridiculous.
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    Re: Opinions on Amouage fragrances

    excellent responses, thanks all of you. can anyone who lives in the middle east say whether they amouage fragrances (the mens line at least) are typically worn in summer?
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    Opinions on Amouage fragrances

    Hello fellow basenoters. I am wondering your opinions on Amouage, specifically on the topic of why they create such rich, dark, and what some would call "warm" fragrances that most western (at least...
  10. Re: Vintage Polo (green) vs newer formulation? Where to buy vintage?

    thanks mike! so the aftershave would be a completely different juice altogether then? probably weaker?
  11. Re: Vintage Polo (green) vs newer formulation? Where to buy vintage?

    I give up.
  12. Re: Vintage Polo (green) vs newer formulation? Where to buy vintage?

    anyone? any idea if all vintage polo was aftershave or if they made a separate cologne with sprayer???
  13. Re: Vintage Polo (green) vs newer formulation? Where to buy vintage?

    just acquired a tiny bottle of what I'm assuming is vintage juice. it says warner/lauren ltd on the bottom, and smells much nicer than the new version I used to have. it also says aftershave on the...
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    Re: Most overrated fragrance on Basenotes?

    most of the older guerlains I find are overrated. it seems people praise them because of their age and history, not so much the smell. jicky, and especially Shalimar...... I don't understand anyone...
  15. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January / February / March 2015

    anyone on here splitting Himalaya? it seems underappreciated
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    Re: Steve Jobs, The Fragrance

    yes, yes it does :)
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    Re: Steve Jobs, The Fragrance

    did steve jobs even wear fragrance??
  18. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January / February / March 2015

    Himalaya, original vetiver, erolfa
  19. Re: Creed price increases have officially landed in the US

    Ridiculous prices.
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    Re: Creed's 'vaulted' fragrances

    oh man my sample of vetiver 48 lasts too long. I can apply it to the back of my hand, then wash it and it's still there. lasts forever. great mossy scent.
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    Re: Creed's 'vaulted' fragrances

    Let me know if you find some green valley, I might snatch it up
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    Re: acca kappa white moss- discontinued?

    Thanks for the input. But do you know if it's still in production?
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    acca kappa white moss- discontinued?

    happy 2015 basenoters! I am curious to smell acca kappa's white moss, it really sounds like something I would like. I enjoy soapy, carbonated-transparent, almost "zen" like fragrances that are very...
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    Re: Looking for an everyday cologne

    david beckham instinct is fantastic. I also think drakkar is awesome
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    Bond no 9 - Gramercy Park

    looking for a sample of this. willing to pay for sample and shipping. pm if you can help
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    acca kappa white moss

    looking for a sample of this. will pay for sample and shipping. pm me if you can help. thanks
  27. Re: Bought some Demeter frags... OK so I bought a LOT of Demeter Frags

    wearing new Zealand now. I smell like I've been eating a tangerine and the juice dripped all over my hands. exactly like that
  28. [USA] MASSIVE SALE TF Tobacco Vanille, Aventus, CdG 2 man, Chanel pour monsieur, many more

    all bottles are at least 90% full unless noted, all fragrances are kept in a climate controlled environment, in complete darkness and in the boxes they came in. prices do not include shipping. ...
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    Re: gendarme and gendarme 20

    but do you get the white musk in the dry down of 20?
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    Re: gendarme and gendarme 20

    I've also noticed there is no musk in the dry down of 20. anyone else notice that?
  31. Re: TOM FORD PRIVATE BLEND SPLITS (US and CANADA) PM ME FOR WORLDWIDE SHIPPING

    just chiming in to say that I received my tobacco vanilla and everything went smoothly. no worries when dealing with Mike, he's legit. thanks again man
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    gendarme and gendarme 20

    For owners of both of these, is there really a difference in smell? I own original gendarme and the edp in bottles. but when I sampled 20, it smelled exactly the same to me. anyone else notice...
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    Re: Vol de Nuit- AMAZING!

    is the refill spray just the same thing as regular edt? how long for longevity?
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    Re: Vol de Nuit- AMAZING!

    thanks for the response, it is valued. WOW- $337 on Bergdorf.com for 1 oz?! how is the edt? strength and longevity anyone??
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    Vol de Nuit- AMAZING!

    I have been sampling a vial from the perfumed court. vintage edt concentration. it doesn't last longer than 20 minutes, but it's spectacular! any idea where to obtain the extract version in the...
  36. Re: Have Reformulations ruined fragrances? : Dior Homme, Chergui, Timbuktu?

    I usually cannot tell. I think it might make some fragrances lighter and not last as long. the one I can say with 100% certainty that has been completely demolished is the original polo, the green...
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    Re: Juniper Ridge: Caruther's Canyon

    I guess it's the turpentine-like note that I detect although if what juniper ridge claims is true then it's probably tree sap
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    Juniper Ridge: Caruther's Canyon

    I just got a sample of this from the perfumed court. I find it to smell amazing. Reminds me of cdg's hinoki. It doesn't evoke a desert landscape but more of a wet wooden cabin in the woods. Any...
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    Gris Clair = maraschino cherries?

    only one other person other than myself has made this connection. has anyone else? to me, only the first minute of gris clair is half lavender. the other half is a jar of maraschino cherries in the...
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    Caldey Island Lavender - where to buy?

    I live in the U.S. and cannot find anyplace online that will ship here. Has anyone found anything? I'm looking for the edt (toilet water)
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    Re: FINALLY tried Musc Ravageur..

    bump. average at best imo. on me it is completely linear from top to bottom. so.... kind of boring. and I don't particularly love the smell either. there's no way I'd even want a bottle.
  42. Thread: White Sage

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    Re: White Sage

    bump. any others?
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    Re: Creed Royal Scottish Lavender

    bump. how does it compare to gendarme 20? I never smelled any lavender in gendarme 20 to be honest.
  44. Creed Royal Scottish Lavender and Caldey Island Lavender samples

    looking for samples of Creed Royal Scottish Lavender and Caldey Island Lavender. PM me if you can help. willing to pay
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    A fragrance that smells like....

    wood (particularly birch or cedar, not sandalwood), leather, maybe musk, maybe some vetiver, and sage, the plant that native americans used in sacred ceremonies, all combined. or something like it...
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    similar to mr. zoggs sex wax?

    basenoters- please give me your recommendations for a (preferably masculine) fragrance that is closest to the smell of mr. zogg's sex wax (surf wax). I remember it having a mostly coconut smell to...
  47. Re: My first Czech & a Speake, which should it be?

    anyone know where to get a sample of oxford & Cambridge?
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    Re: Can you wear Interlude Man in the summer?

    yes. also, I could never figure out why most people consider amouage fragrances to be worn in the fall/winter, when the house is based in the middle east. Can anyone from the middle east verify if...
  49. Thread: Hinoki CdG

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    Re: Hinoki CdG

    I love this too, just got a sample a few days ago. I cannot afford a full bottle however; it's way overpriced :(
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    Re: Vintage Armani eau pour homme

    BUMP. I just acquired a 3.4 bottle from the mid 90s, I also own a bottle from 2012. Most will not agree with me, but they smell practically identical to me. Both beautiful citrus. both poor on...
  51. Re: Armani Eau Pour Homme, when was it reformulated?

    just picked this beast up; should be arriving next week. anyone care to guess on the age/potency??

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=251494598035
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    Re: New Fragrance: Chopard Noble Cedar

    over $30 is the cheapest I can find. almost 40.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Chopard Noble Cedar

    BUMP. anyone know where I can buy a sample? nowhere close to an actual place to test
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    Re: Monsieur De Givenchy

    thanks for all the great responses!

    so, still confused between what the difference is between all of these, and if anyone can confirm if it is still being made.

    why avoid non-wrap around...
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    Re: Monsieur De Givenchy

    nice! any idea if it has been discontinued? I see variations on ebay: monsieur de givenchy 2, mythical, different looking bottles... I can't tell the difference between any of them
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    Monsieur De Givenchy

    Just got a vintage sample of this. It didn't last long, and smelled quite musty, but I enjoyed it while it lasted. Is this still in production? I'm in the US, and on givenchy's website they do not...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver

    guerlain vetiver- my favorite vetiver. I think any age, any sex can pull this off (as with all scents, imo). just a great smell.
  58. Re: YSL La Collection - Boycott this and avoid it like the plague

    I refuse to buy anything from YSL. I think they are an extremely shady business. Ever notice on their official website that consumers have asked questions on the rive gauche page about what...
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur: where to buy EDT

    what makes concentree better to you Foamywax? I'm wearing both right now; I prefer the original although it is way overpriced for the longevity.
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur: where to buy EDT

    I have no idea what a "duty free" is. you people must have a ton of money to be travelling all the time! back on topic: I got a bottle from strawberrynet a month ago. I think chanel has shot...
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    Re: Alain Delon Samourai discontinued?

    Wisconsin :(
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    Alain Delon Samourai discontinued?

    Hello BNrs. I'm trying to find a sample of Delon's Samourai for men, and I can't find one anywhere. Also, full bottles seem to have doubled in price in the past 2 years, has it been discontinued??...
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    Re: Irish Spring scent

    Not even close.
  64. Re: What smells like Axe Africa / Kilo, but better?

    any others?
  65. Re: What cologne does Axe Kilo smell like....???

    resurrecting this, because I like axe kilo. I wore it about 4 years ago and really liked it, but it doesn't last long at all. is there any other fragrances that are identical or close to? figure it...
  66. Re: Creed Erolfa and Original Santal first impressions.

    erolfa is amazing. smells like happiness to me.
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    Re: Comfort scent

    gucci pour homme (2003) is very comforting. I was on the gucci website last week and both I and II were available, I don't know who is spreading rumors that they're discontinued.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    this is actually my second bottle. first one came from fragrancenet directly, and I returned it. I must say that they have terrible customer service though. they did not answer my emails and I ended...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    it's been about 2 weeks since I've started spraying my bottle of GIT. the longevity has not changed. this is one of my favorite smells in the world, it's too bad creed can't get there stuff...
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    Re: Irish Spring scent

    I can't stand mugler cologne. smells like rancid soap and ammonia to me. irish spring is a great smell imo. if colgate/palmolive or whoever owns irish spring started making body spray or a cologne,...
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    Re: Thoughts on Silver Mountain Water by Creed?

    love the smell of this stuff. I got a sample vial almost a year ago. at first I didn't like it. it smelled way to feminine. I like really masculine clean smells. in the past few months I've really...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    and how do I go about letting it breathe?
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    well, it lasts longer than the 4 oz I got from fragrancenet a month ago. that lasted 10 seconds. I'm hoping you're right. I sprayed maybe 5-6 sprays on the shirt I wore yesterday, and I can only...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    finally got my 4 oz from walgreens (fragrancenet). it is indeed a 2011 batch and smells really good. again, no lot number on the bottle, it has been sanded/shaved off. the box says it's 2011. however...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    you are correct UNCAlumni2009, I just got my resopnse from walgreens and fragrancenet is the vendor. hopefully it is a 2011 batch. it just seems odd that a month after I got my previous bottle (that...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    mine is too. uniondale is only 17 miles from deer park, which is where fragrancenet is located. that's why I'm confused as to why the shipper name is fragrancenet, not walgreens. I'm hoping they...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    about a month ago I ordered a 4 oz bottle of GIT from fragrancenet. when I recieved it, the smell would literally last for about 10 seconds (even when sprayed on clothing). I returned the bottle and...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I returned a fragancenet bottle as well. it did not last more than 10 seconds. also, yesterday, I received a sample from the perfumed court for GIT. I am 100% sure that it is cool water. I know this...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    just ordered one from walgreens. if it isn't a 2011 batch, do you think they'd let me exchange it?? :)
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hello everyone, another new member here. I have learned a lot from basenotes. I am wondering if anyone could recommend a way of getting samples vials of a few colognes? I can't find vials for...
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