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  1. FS: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver, Atelier Cologne Trefle Pur, Hermes Voyage

    Paypal only to ConUS
    $3.50 for shipping, $1.50 for each bottle extra.

    - Hermes Voyage 3.4oz 60% Full $35
    - Narciso Rodriguez for Him EDP 1.7oz BNIB, unopened - $49
    - Atelier Cologne Trefle Pur...
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    Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Vetiver Tonka
  3. Re: Penhaligon's Sartorial - first wearing and review

    never know till you try! ^^

    get a sample
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    Re: TDH parfum extrait - a safe choice?

    word to your mother
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    Re: TDH parfum extrait - a safe choice?

    your being WAY too analytical - we all know what he meant by EDP
  6. Re: Anyone else regularly wear multiple fragrances?

    YOUR A FREAK!!!!


    no but really... no.
  7. Re: Smell it like Beckham: Celebrity scents lure UK men

    celebrity scents are great! paris hilton's awsome!
  8. Re: Finally got a whiff of Trussardi Uomo, I did'nt even spray it, just smelled the nozzle.......WHO

    i always say... the absolute best way to test out a fragrance is by smelling the nozzle.. the heck with a full wearing.

    just smell the cap!
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    Re: Your ultimate white shirt fragrance?

    Prada Infusion & Penhaligons Satorial
  10. Poll: Re: Simple Question: Gucci Pour Homme 1 or Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    Your top 10 signature is SOOO awsome!!! I've been eagerly anticipating it for a while now.
  11. Re: Penhaligons Endymion = Estee Lauder Intuition

    glad i'm not alone... i don't have time to research it, but what came out first?
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    FWIW, oddly enough, my wife likes the EDT the best!

    On a different 'note', pun intended - heck, I’ve worn all 3 to the office before.
    I think it works just fine with some business casual...
  13. Penhaligons Endymion = Estee Lauder Intuition

    I was bored on my lunch break and wandered into Ulta and gave a shot of Intuition to my wrist… I couldn’t believe how familiar it smelled.
    “I’ve smelled this before... What is this?” I...
  14. Poll: Re: Simple Question: Gucci Pour Homme 1 or Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    my contribution was to lecture jonny :)

    seriously, i think these comparo type threads (all of them) are pointless. 20 people say "fragrance A", then 20 say "fragrance B".
    it does nothing in...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I'm in the mad sillage/longevity camp. Shots to the chest, T-shirt on 5 minutes later last all friggin day. And the drydown is just magical. I'm still trying to figure out if this fragrance is...
  16. Poll: Re: Simple Question: Gucci Pour Homme 1 or Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    So there you go Jonny - now that you received a bunch of post saying I, II, or none of the above, what did you really gain from this thread?
  17. Re: FAT ELECTRICIAN - Semi-Modern Vetiver from ELDO

    As much as I enjoy FE, I'm going to have to let it go in the classifieds. Great deal on FE if you want it!
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    Indie said he craved it. Me too. Its one of the only scents I "crave". I usually dab the Musc Oil on my wrist just to smell as I go to sleep. Its weird.
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    Re: Best montale for men

    I'm not fond of many... and I tried A LOT after loving Red Vetyver... so Red Vetyver it is.
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    Re: Fragrance that has excellent longevity?

    First Post? Well you gotta get Creed Aventus for sure then!!!
  21. Poll: Re: Simple Question: Gucci Pour Homme 1 or Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    i don't know jonny, i'm kinda with the other guys... lots of threads latley asking the same old boring questions....

    you started a thread about Prada saying how it makes you feel amazing.
    then...
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    The EDT is the most readily available. It smells great, but its an aquired taste. I like all 3 and own all 3 (EDP/Oil/EDT).

    The EDT has a blast of topnotes that can be off-putting if over...
  23. Thread: Deodorant

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    Poll: Re: Deodorant

    NONE - i go unscented and let my fragrance cover my stank
  24. Re: Where does Gucci Pour Homme 2 rank among the all time greatest designer fragrances?

    I don't like tea, I'm mor a coffee guy. :)
  25. Re: Where does Gucci Pour Homme 2 rank among the all time greatest designer fragrances?

    ranks pretty darn low for me... i owned a bottle and wound up throwing it out before i finished it i disliked it that much. on a list of 100, i would rank it about 95.

    Prada Amber is such a...
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    Re: Is Sycomore anything like Encre Noire?

    I own both and agree with rickbr's statement above.

    they are similar, but only in the first few opening minutes. both have a smokey opening - and thats about all they have in common.

    after...
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver - Praise!

    Back when i started this thread, I wasn't a huge vetiver fragrance fan... but now I've come to love em'.

    The vetiver fragrances I own are:

    Sycomore
    Sel de Vetiver
    Fat Electrician
    Encre Noire...
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    sure, whatever you say
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    Re: Creed Aventus: My judgement enclosed

    Aventus is one of the longest lasting fragrances I own, most potent fragrances I own. Its so potent it does cause noise fatigue and you get used to it, that’s why most say it last for an hour or two…
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    Everyone - If the return policy says he can return it, then he can return it. If the bottles are relatively full and not half empty, and Johnny doesn’t mind a semi awkward moment with the sales...
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    Re: Similiar to Prada Amber

    Penhaligons Sartorial - in the realm of Prada Amber due to the slightly sweet dry down, and had that soapy/clean feeling as well.
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    Re: Why bother with samples at all????????

    I understand where your coming from OP. BUT.....

    Samples do give you a good idea of what the fragrance is all about. I usually do a 1ml vials. While not a full wearing, they do give you an...
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    Re: Really falling out of like with 1 Million..

    get Terre d' Hermes without a doubt bro... staple every man should have
  34. Re: Penhaligon's Sartorial - first wearing and review

    I decided to keep this and not sell, and glad I did! :)

    So far I’ve been reading 3 different types of ways people interpret this sent

    1 – soapy/barbershop
    2 – modern brut/old school...
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    Re: Looking for Gourmand type daily wear??

    Armani Attitude - coffee
    Frapin 1270 - sweet/boozy

    both are not crazy like A*Men, and suited for daily wear
  36. Re: Which get the younger ladies (21-25) attention more, guerlain original or extreme version ?

    none, and no fragrance will 'get you a girl'
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    Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme...God Bless You.

    I’m a bit late to the party here… but I adore Prada Amber! I’m on my second 3.4oz bottle if that says anything :)

    Its funny you mention fashion, becuase I feel the same exact thing. Perhaps it...
  38. Re: Penhaligon's Sartorial - first wearing and review

    just got this and alas... its not for me :(

    another bottle to the classifieds...
  39. Re: Youtube Review Thread #85 : Himalaya by Creed : Versatile/Signature Scent but not for me

    Do more niche!!! ;)
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    Re: NEW: Narciso Rodriguez for Him EdP.

    hey bud, yup! there's a trustworthy site that sells it... right here on basenotes in the for sale section! i still have two BNIB bottles left.

    it smells a lot like the oil but projects like the...
  41. Re: Ask an SA anything! Plus crazy customer stories!

    wow... thats one big drawn out lie. makes one wonder if you taking lying that liberal in your personal life...

    i woulda handled it just like the OP. why lie? you think that $45-$55 dollar...
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    Re: Summer scents - what to buy?

    none at all

    Atelier Cologne Trefle Pur is a scent to behold. my favorite summer scent hands down
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    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    there is no difference. people are mistakenly calling it the special edition... its really called the limited edition. there's only 1, and its the 'limited edition'

    i have a basically full...
  44. Re: Where to buy Narciso Rodriguez Musc or EDP? Can't find anywhere!!!!

    there's now both the Musc Collection for Him EDP & the oil in the for sale section here :)
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    Re: Clean/fresh Musks

    Narciso Rodriguez Musc EDP & Musc Oil are very clean musk while staying warm and sensual... The EDT is a little more edgy. The NR line is great, unlike Serge MKK or FM MR which both have this nasty...
  46. Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him Musc Collection- my review

    I'm suprised this fragrance doesn't get all that much attention around here at BN anymore... the Musc EDP is a true gem.
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    Re: Luckyscen'ts top five sexiest juices ever!

    mine would be diff too... opinions are opinions and will vary greatly.

    lets have a 4 page thread about it.
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    Re: Boozy ( Whisky - Cognac )

    1270 is the best IMO! Tried Jubilationi & Idole, thoughts 1270 beat them hands down (for my taste at least), which really means nothing to you, lol.... and this forum grand!
  49. 5x Times More People in Male Fragrance Discussion than Female...

    On average, there’s about 250 people in the Male Fragrance forum, and about 50 in the Female Fragrance forum (about 1/5th). It varies of course, but on average, these are the numbers.

    Just...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes - EDT or Pure Parfum?

    honestly, the minute differences in the two doesn't justifiy the purhcasing t me

    i have em' both, like em' both, but wont by one or the other shortly....

    o'll prolly stick with the EDT being I...
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    Re: What do you think of Frapin 1270?

    Frapin 1270 should get a lot more attention around here! WOW... okay so after spending some more time sampling this, I must say I'm struck. I just clicked "buy now". Full bottle worthy -...
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    Re: A lighter A*Men

    some would say Borneo 1834 is a 'stripped down A*Men'
  53. Re: Most Commonly Used Fragrance(s) in Your Current City/Town

    must be some high life
  54. Re: Most Commonly Used Fragrance(s) in Your Current City/Town

    I commonly smell Frapin 1270 & Montale Aoud Musk





    ...naaa, i'm just joking. same old crap, prolly Le Male is the most easily picked out
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    Re: What do you think of Frapin 1270?

    any other thoughts on this???

    i'm kinda getting an AMen Pure Malt feeling from it, but this is much less loud and more refined. i like my sample so far :)
  56. Re: Designer or Niche: A Reevaluation (very long post)

    I don't have 3 reasons designer is better. Thats because I don't believe it to be a true statement. Just like I don’t believe niche is better being a true statement..
    There’s few of each,...
  57. Re: Designer or Niche: A Reevaluation (very long post)

    And I could come up with just as lengthy a post with 3 reasons why designer is better.

    Its all just objectives and opinions.

    I own a good amount of both. I just judge on smell. Period.
    ...
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    Re: Sel De Vetiver vs. Fat Electrician

    mine is in transit as I type from Luckyscent! awsome fragrance.
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    Re: Ridiculous thread ideas

    "What's the best fragrance for a man?"

    I hate it when I see these!!!!
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    Re: Best Patchouli?

    as you know, there's no 'best', but I like Coromandel & Borneo 1834 the best from the 6-7 different ones I tried from Lucky Scent.
    Coromandel is Chanel, which is pretty nice but a bit to girly for...
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    Re: Favorite Niche Fragrance from 2010

    Is Fat Electrician from 2010 ? If so, then thats it! If not, I waisted your time, lol...
  62. Re: Will Escentric 03 be the most important vetiver scent since FAT ELECTRICIAN?

    meh... i get very little excitement from reading the notes... probably the tea
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver - Praise!

    I find it smells very very similar to Guerlains opening... but thats it, just the opening. After that, Guerlain changes as you mentioned to a bit more dated smell. TFGV stays like Guerlains opening...
  64. Re: Top 5, high quality, not too sweet, FRUITY, masculine/masculine-unisex fragrances

    Aventus
  65. Re: Best sea salt / oceanic salty fragrances for men?

    The Different Company - Sel de Vetiver

    EXACTLY what you just described.
    also
    Bvlgary Aqva is pretty good, but Sel de Vetiver is great!
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    Re: NEW: Narciso Rodriguez for Him EdP.

    not enough talk about tthis AWSOME fragrance!
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    Re: Most Unique Smelling Mainstream Fragrances?

    Polo Blue!!!! lol.... woops, wrong thread
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver - Praise!

    i don't find the IsoE comment accurate at all... i own pure ISO E Super and don't get ANY whatsoever from Grey Vetiver...
  69. Re: Chanel Sycomore vs. Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire

    I think VE is just straight bad, i wouldn't buy it even if it cost $60 bucks.

    there, i said it.
  70. Re: Chanel Sycomore vs. Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire

    VE: very sharp, straight ahead vetiver with little ‘body’ IMO. Just sharp, sharp, sharp. Dry & arid. Not my thing.
    Sycomore: has a slightly sharp/rooty top, but has a whole lotta ‘body’. Very...
  71. Thread: Patchouli

    by md1grwl
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    Re: Patchouli

    Borneo 1834
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver - Praise!

    this is my favorite citrus take on vetiver. exactly what you said, very classy yet modern. i like it so much i stocked up... lol, maybe a bit too much, but I think i may have a life time supply of...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Borneo 1834 - Skin Scent?

    anyone else?
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    Poll: Re: Blind Buy Suggestions?

    Musc Ravageur & Pure Malt

    some of the most upheld fragrances on this board.

    hate em' and glad I got 1ml vial samples... otherwise $300 bucks wasted.

    nothing is a sure thing.

    I'll say it...
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    Poll: Re: Blind Buy Suggestions?

    rule of thumb

    dont blind buy anything, ever!
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    Re: Serge Lutens Borneo 1834 - Skin Scent?

    ^^ hmm.... old factory fatigue then perhaps?
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    Re: Most Unique Smelling Mainstream Fragrances?

    Narciso Rodriguez (EDT/EDP/OIL)
    Terre d' Hermes (EDT/EDP)
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    Serge Lutens Borneo 1834 - Skin Scent?

    Wondering if this is just me... I have a sample of SL Borneo 1834 and love it! But after a hour, I can barley smell it...
    not unless I put my nose right up to my wrist.

    Any Borneo wearers out...
  79. Re: What fragrance do you use the most sprays of when your applying, and how many sprays?

    i don't get worked up enough about it to complain about it on the internet
  80. Re: What fragrance do you use the most sprays of when your applying, and how many sprays?

    ah mr. fugazi getting into another scuffle... 38 post and your already building a reputation.
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    Re: What have you put off sampling?

    alot of the Montale Ouds (just not me and will never grow on me)

    alot of Serge Lutens, especially MKK - just gross

    various others...


    if I feel there's a chance I may feel different about...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Has Cast a Spell on Me

    Its funny... the Hyundai cost more then the Mercedes on Fragrancetnet.com

    Out of the two? I bought GIT. Remember that "Ricky"
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Has Cast a Spell on Me

    While I'll not take offense to your attempt to jab at my sense of scents, (and while GIT is my SOTD while typing this), some of the “prominent noses” here on BN will admit that Chez Bond is exactly...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Has Cast a Spell on Me

    I own GIT, and I can comfortably admit Chez Bond smells awsome. Its GIT, with minor minor difference.
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed Has Cast a Spell on Me

    if you like GIT, minus the harsher opening - try Bond 9 Chez Bond

    its exactly that.
  86. Re: :: Becoming Much More Selective with What Fragrances to Wear ::

    I hear ya. I have about 10 I just cannot live without. The other 15-20 are nice to wear and I enjoy them enough. They keep me from wearing only the same 10 over and over.

    The other 30...
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    Re: Sel De Vetiver vs. Fat Electrician

    I have samples of both and never took the plunge for Vetiver Tonka… though I’m about to buy Fat Electrician.

    VT is more tonka then vetiver. I actually get very little vetiver at all… its just...
  88. Re: :: Becoming Much More Selective with What Fragrances to Wear ::

    ^^ exactly.

    I'm getting sick of looking at a collection of 60 bottles, and really only truly LOVE about 30 of them.

    Then I feel I have to wear the others "because I bought them". NO MORE!
  89. Poll: Re: Ordering from ParfumsRaffy.com - Poll & Discussion

    100% HORRIBLE!!!

    j/k - nothing but positive. ordered Montale Red Vetyver from them, and was interested in other Montale fragrances and they threw in like 8 free Montale samples

    thumbs up.
  90. :: Becoming Much More Selective with What Fragrances to Wear ::

    This is a bit of a rant of sorts, but I’m becoming MUCH more selective with what I wear nowadays. If I’m not completely enamored with the fragrance, I’m finding I just simply won’t wear it and the...
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    Re: Sel De Vetiver vs. Fat Electrician

    you guys don't get that salty gauzy feeling both yield on the top? i certainly do. first thing i thought about when i first smelled FE.

    after that, the heart & base are very different, but both...
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    Sel De Vetiver vs. Fat Electrician

    I find these to be in the same vein... both have a 'salty' vibe to them IMO.

    I like them both, but already own Sel De Vetiver. Think both can inhabit the same wardrobe?

    Compare & Contrast!
  93. Thread: Mazzolari Lui

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    Re: Mazzolari Lui

    I have a sample of this on the way too... pretty excited.
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    Re: Escentric Molecules 03- vetiveryle acetate

    sounds interesting.... i wonder if it will have the large does of IsoE Super this line is know for, but based on the descritpion, it doesn't look to be so...
  95. Fat Electrician by Etat Libre d’Orange - Review

    Thoughts? I like! A fragrance that has contrasting parts. A ‘fat’ part, and an ‘electric’ part.

    The “Fat” part:
    Vanilla bean, opoponax and myrrh create this. These base and heart notes lend...
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver - Praise!

    yes, the logevity is amazing!
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    Re: What are the top COMFORT scents?

    Narciso Rodriguez for Him Musc Oil - time and time again I just dab a little on my wrist before I crawl into bed to smell it as I fall asleep.

    The EDT & EDP too, but mustly the Musc Oil because it...
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    Poll: Re: The new essence of sex poll

    I dont' think its all that great, hence I'm selling mine (see below)
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    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    the one i'm selling is the black/dark grey wrapped one. thats the only one i ever saw on shelves for that matter...
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    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    I find regular Burberry London to be a great cold/winter sent.

    Burberry London Limited/Special Edition is more a Autumn scent. It’s nice, a slightly fresher version of regular London.

    But...
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