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    SOTD: Monday September 22nd 2014

    Anat Fritz - Tzora

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    Re: Calvin Klien Euphoria Gold thoughts?

    My apologies, hednic! That's the impression I get from your posts. I've never seen you say anything positive about a non French fragrance. Sorry for making that assumption! :smiley:
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    Re: Calvin Klien Euphoria Gold thoughts?

    You don't. hednic only likes French made fragrances, he dislikes fragrances from any other country. He judges fragrances based on where they're produced, not how they smell. If you wanna call that...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Oh, you don't know? When he's not reviewing cologne on YouTube, he's actually a molecular physicist. :)
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    Re: L'Air du Desert Marocain alternative?

    Has it been reformulated? Andy has been very adamant in the past about the fact that it has never been changed, but who knows with all the new regulations.
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    Re: When / How do you reapply?

    i don't usually reapply, but I don't think there's any science to it. If you can't smell your fragrance anymore, then apply some more. Sounds like you're overthinking it.
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    Re: Calvin Klien Euphoria Gold thoughts?

    Haha. You haven't a clue what you're talking about.
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    Re: NEW: Cartier Declaration d'Un Soir Intense

    Have any info on it? The original was pretty subtle, which was part of the reason why I sold it.
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    Re: Calvin Klien Euphoria Gold thoughts?

    He won't like it.
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    Re: sweet problem

    That's quite a lot of money to spend on a fragrance! :)

    I agree with Tim. You've got sweet covered, time to look into other styles.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Hayari - Only for Him.
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes smells like piss?

    Time for some new friends..
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    Re: Target selling Creed??

    There was also a guy in the Aventus batch numbers thread that found a 1oz of Aventus at Costco for $49.99. My Costco has 50ml Bleu de Chanel for the same price.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 20, 2014

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    Poll: Re: How much do you love your fragrances?

    B.

    Can't see many people voting D lol.
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    Re: SOTD: Fridayy, September 19, 2014

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    Journey Man
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    Re: Scottish results scents?

    Celtic Fire by Union

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    I win. :smiley:
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Nope, I got a split from Europe.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    If they really wanted to, don't you think it would be rather easy for Creed to pinpoint exactly which dealers are selling product to the grey market? They don't seem to care, and why would they?...
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    Re: What's a good Sandalwood?

    +1.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Just applied this for the first time tonight. Extremely impressed so far!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 18, 2014

    This is my SOTE. Really impressed so far. I totally get the Guerlain vibe you were talking about, Mike.
  23. Re: Did I just botch my bottle of Green Irish Tweed by doing this?

    Most of a fragrance's heat is lost through its atomizer, and the cap acts like a beenie in the winter time. Your GIT is probably very cold. Best wrap him in a blankie and set him by the fireplace...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 18, 2014

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    MFK Aqua Universalis
  25. Re: Thanks to the following purchases, I am excited about fragrance again:

    So DEMON bought himself a bottle of Halloween man and October 31st is right around the corner. Did you plan that? :cheesy:


    Congrats on the discoveries!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I can't imagine 2 sprays being too much of any fragrance, let alone a Creed. I do 5-7 with Aventus and it still feels underpowered.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    So then why don't Creed stop doing business with retailers that constantly devalue their product and sell it to the grey market? Hint: Because they don't care. This business model has been in place...
  28. Thread: Strike

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    Re: Strike

    Glad you're happy with GV, it's a great fragrance. I do find GV quite fresh, however, if you want to go even further in that direction, try Prada's Luna Rossa.
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    Re: Advise for a Newcomer

    Wouldn't write off rose fragrances just yet. Rose certainly doesn't smell like BO. It's more than likely the cumin in Rose 31 that's giving you that impression.

    My advice would be to slow down...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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  31. Re: any cheap fragrances with good sillage and longevity?

    I was going to say almost every Jaques Bogart fragrance fits the bill. Ted Lapidus as well.
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    Re: MiP discontinued

    Hmmm. As I said earlier in this thread, conflicting reports. These were posted on Fragrantica:

    Dear Vikas;
    Thank you for contacting Van Cleef & Arpels. We appreciate your message and interest in...
  33. Re: Is this a all year rounder or better for the winter months? (Carner)

    All year round. I don't find it heavy at all.
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    Re: Guerlain Shalimar Souffle de Parfum

    Disappointing run of the mill super sweet vanilla bomb. Limon Verde, L'homme Ideal ,and now this. That's 3 strikes in a row for Mr. Wasser. You're out!
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    Re: Top Ten Designer Picks - with a few rules

    Dior Homme
    Grey Vetiver
    Terre d'Hermes
    Luna Rossa
    Luna Rossa Extreme
    Pure Havane
    Vanlentino Uomo
    Chanel PM Concentree
    John Varvatos
    Spicebomb
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    Re: Pick 2 from your collection

    Ouch! I hope for your sake she doesn't read Basenotes or you may be looking for a new one sooner than you think!

    Dior Homme & LDDM for me.
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    Re: Holy Moly - CH Men Carolina Herrera

    Quite a nice scent, even if a little sweet.

    I think the reason it's not talked about is distribution. I've never seen it in a store. I don't think many people have smelled it.
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    Re: silly things Sales assistants say

    That's hilarious. I wouldn't have been able to stop myself from laughing in his/her face.

    I don't usually give them the opportunity to say something stupid. These two examples are about the...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    ^ Do. Macy's and Nordstroms not sell that particular batch of Aventus?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    How do you know that the Arab retailers are taking a loss when they sell a bottle of Creed to the grey market?
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    Re: Funny cologne guy stories?

    While wearing Tobacco Vanille a buddy kept saying "who's smoking a pipe in here" "why does it smell like a pipe". It wasn't until I was driving home that I clued in that it was likely the fragrance I...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    MFK - Aqua Vitae

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    Re: Fragance for young girl

    These will work!

    Flowerbomb is another that's quite popular.
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    Re: Can someone explain to me Dior Homme?

    I don't think it's that simple. If it was, then how do iris heavy fragrances like Iris Silver Mist, D600, L'homme de Coeur avoid being labelled as feminine or smelling like a women's make up bag? I...
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    Re: Can someone explain to me Dior Homme?

    Time and time again I see guys come here with the exact same first impression as you had, only to turn around and love the scent upon subsequent wearings. Try it a few more times before writing it...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    You can buy your Creeds and Bonds from fragrancenet. They have much better prices than Costco, Winners etc. It doesn't make sense for Canadians to shop there as their shipping costs are astronomical.
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne '13 Appreciation Thread

    Still wanting to try this one. Still haven't come across it yet.
  48. Re: Aventus - Did they change certain design elements?

    The 14 indicates that it was made in 2014, and I believe (don't quote me on this) that the 01 indicates the first quarter. So sometime in Janruary-April 2014. I haven't tried it, but maybe post your...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 15, 2014

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  50. Re: For those who love Molecule 01.. What do you love about it?

    Well, it only has one ingredient so...

    I like it, but find it outrageously overpriced. Iso e super and I seem to get along well.
  51. Re: similar to Terre d'Hermes but lighter, much lighter

    Tzora by Anat Fritz.

    Also, Terre has apparently been reformulated (made weaker), so if you haven't smelled a recent bottle, do that.
  52. Re: WW (based in Canada): Bottles and tons of Decants/Samples for Swap!

    Bump
  53. Re: Are there any great scents that smell like fresh linens?

    +1.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 14, 2014

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  55. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    My guess, not many. The recent Creed Acqua line was panned by almost everyone here. Not everything they touch turns to gold.
  56. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    Cool. I look forward to your thoughts on the topic.
  57. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    :kiss:
  58. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    Care to share, or you would rather nitpick?
  59. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    Do you have an opinion on the topic of this thread?
  60. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    I'm not saying we have to take the person with the highest post counts opinion as gospel, I'm saying that someone who I know and have been reading their posts for a few years opinion matters more to...
  61. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    OK, but perhaps he could find a fragrance that garners compliments that he actually likes.
  62. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    I care about what other BN'ers think because it gives me an idea of what to try next. There are certain members here whose opinion I trust, and others, I don't. Ultimately the decision to buy, or not...
  63. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    Don't overthink it, Its really not a big deal. Just confidently ask him.

    Last week I asked a coworker if he had been working out because he looked like he put on some muscle. He said yes, and...
  64. Re: Ever asked a person who was of the same sex what they were wearing? If so, how did you approach

    I have done it, and will do it again. Just ask, simple as that. I don't see anything gay or oddball about it.
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    Re: Scents that you wear for other people?

    Stay classy, Smelly! :thumbsup:
  66. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    Im getting them now.
  67. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    Exactly, and Eddie is buying this fragrance and making threads about it because he got compliments from "the ladies". He has stated that he wasn't impressed by it, and that it isn't for him. He...
  68. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    Not really. BN has a much higher male membership. Females in the mfd are few and far between. Only one female has commented ITT, and it was to moderate one of your posts. You would think that if this...
  69. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    Indeed, and Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is (or was) one of the highest rated shows on television. Ipso facto: most people have bad taste.


    Women love all kinds of fragrances, niche included....
  70. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    Would you expect many women to come to a male fragrance discussion board to express their dislike for a certain fragrance? And how many women have come here to sing it's praises? I'm counting zero....
  71. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    This seems to be happening again today. Anyone else?
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 13, 2014

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    Re: Scents that you wear for other people?

    none
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    To further your point, Nu Be Mercury has elements (pun intended) of SM. Just sayin!
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    Is this an actual fragrance, or do you mean Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme?
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    Re: prada luna rossa extreme review

    Nice stuff. Not sure which one I like more, this or the original.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    Tried it today, Arij is spot on. Smells just like Bleu but with a big dose of synthetic woody amber. Prefer the edt.
  78. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    I tried it earlier, wasn't impressed. Doesn't stray too far from 1 Million territory. If you own and like 1 Million, I don't see any reason to buy this one. My impression was 1 Million flavoured...
  79. Re: My collection so far, minus decants and samples

    Nice collection!

    I expect you to upload another pic on Sunday (both bottles of booze empty of course). :grin:
  80. Re: Magazine ad "sniffers". Does anyone sell lots?

    I can put 1 spritz of every fragrance I own on post-it notes and send them to you. How much is that worth? :shocked:
  81. Re: Which 2 cheapys should I buy (Lanvin Homme Sport, Perry Ellis 360 Red or Carolina Herrera CH Men

    CH for Men is the only one I'd buy. I'd opt for Avant Garde over Lanvin L'homme Sport.
  82. Re: Paco Rabanne - Invictus (Underrated, loved by ladies)

    Seems like you didn't like it at first, but your opinion changed with every compliment you received. :huh:

    I haven't smelled it yet, but I'm not expecting much. Between the bad reviews, and the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, September 12, 2014

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    Re: MiP discontinued

    ^ Actually there are some conflicting reports coming out in that thread now, and it's still listed on the VC&A website. I'd be very surprised if this one was discontinued, but I guess stranger things...
  85. Re: Your picks of the O. Polge/Menardo type sweets?

    Definitely Dior Homme for me, although the current DH edt was made by Francois Demachy.
  86. Re: Does Le Labo Rose 31 smell like cinnamon chewing gum to you?

    No. Smells mostly of cumin to me. I don't get any cinnamon.
  87. Thread: Confused???

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    Re: Confused???

    Hmmmm... :rolleyesold:
  88. Thread: Confused???

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    Re: Confused???

    http://us.strawberrynet.com/m/cologne/christian-dior/dior-homme-intense-eau-de-parfum/92738/?langBox=us
  89. Thread: Confused???

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    Re: Confused???

    Most people seem to have luck with the Dior boutique in Las Vegas.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 11, 2014

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    Re: I'm not a big Le Male fan, but....

    Neat-o, but it's what's inside that counts. :thumbdown:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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    L'artisan Passage d'Enfer
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    Re: How much do you think Creed actually makes?

    Impossible to answer. Nobody here has this information.
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    Re: cuba royal vs ck shock?

    Not worth it, even at that price.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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    Poll: Re: Why do you buy Niche fragrances?

    For the same reason I buy designer fragrances - they smell good to me, and I've decided that I like them enough to invest in a full bottle.
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    Re: Pumped Up for OXYMUSC by A Lab on Fire!

    Ouch. Seems like the first misstep from this company. Appreciate the honesty, BB.

    Lol @ the Bisgly comment. :laugh:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, September 8, 2014

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    Re: Bentley Intense or Carbone de Balmain?

    They're both incense fragrances, but that's where the similarity ends. Bentley is sweet/spicy, and boozy. Carbone is dry smokey and woody. I prefer Carbone.
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    Poll: Re: Christian Dior La Collection Privée Thread

    I thought you would say something like "ya, kicking ass...and smelling like it too!"

    A missed opportunity, Doug. :)
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