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    Re: Best perfume for gymming

    Brother!!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Deleted

    This thread is has been put forward for the Basenotes WTF awards 2018 :laugh:
  3. Re: Wearing Tom Ford Private Blend in the Summer

    You could probably get away with any of them if you spray in the air, then walk through the mist.
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    Re: Best perfume for gymming

    The best scent to wear for the gym is ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!

    Make sure you are clean, and your kit is clean.

    Afterwards you can put on some genetic aquatic or citrus vetiver.

    Oh, and if you...
  5. Re: What to wear to a nice restaurant on our first date

    You are both Grown Ups.

    Don't try to impress her.

    She shouldn't try to impress you.

    Either:

    A) Share your wardrobe with her, and ask her what she would like to smell on you, or...
    B)...
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    Tobacco Vanille.

    You do know that Tom Ford has an evil identical twin brother, don't you? :grin:
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    Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Noir de Noir

    I bought another decant of Oud Wood. I gave away my Noir de Noir.

    Do I need to elaborate?
  8. Re: What do you do with your unwanted fragrances?

    I put them up for auction with no reserve, cross reference them all to each other, add links to the listings in my sig in BN, then go on a mini posting spree here! :grin:
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    Re: Aventus Creed or Grey Vetiver Tom Ford

    I have and love both.

    Aventus = casual & evening

    Grey Vetiver= formal & work

    Get Aventus then, since it's about half the price of Aventus, get the Grey Vetiver. You Know You Want To! :grin:
  10. Re: Work scent - Italian Cypress vs Grey Vetiver?

    For work, of the two, I would go for Grey Vetiver, although I personally feel a more citrus vetiver would be better (less 'crisp') - pick any one from the hundreds out there...

    Italian Cypruss is...
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    Re: Opinions on joop! homme

    Oddly enough, I have had some good comments on the dance floor from Joop Homme.

    That was in my pre Basenotes days. I haven't worn it since, though.
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    Re: Best evening/nightlife scent?

    You still a virgin then?
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    Re: Best evening/nightlife scent?

    This.
  14. Re: What do you say/do when you get complimented?

    Nope. You got it exactly right. Masculine Confidence. The girl laughed. 'Nuff said.

    I would say more, but this is a 'scent' forum. :wink:
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    Re: Tuscsan Leather or Oud Wood?

    I own and enjoy both.

    For me, Oud Wood is the more versatile of the two.

    Oddly enough, I'm actually wearing Tuscan Leather today (sitting at home relaxing with the Sunday newspapers).
  16. Re: What happened to the ManLovesCologne Youtube channel/website?

    You've worked as an editor?

    Really?

    So where the eff are your paragraphs then, FFS? :rolleyesold:
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    Re: Advice after sampling

    That's a great start you have, and GIT would make a great next addition.

    Oh, and well done for doing your 'sniffathon' before committing to buying.
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    Re: What would Cipollini wear?

    Super Mario?

    Yellow Acqua di Parma to match his yellow jerseys...
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    Re: It's a real challenge...

    Mmm... Interesting collection you have there...

    Can I have first dibs next time you have a clear out?

    (Oh, and I'll even forgive the fact that you are from the wrong side o' t' hill)
  20. Re: which to choose between these 3 classic

    All three are lovely. I have owned them all, and still own two (the other is on my shopping list!).

    If I was forced to choose, I think I would go with the Chanel.
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    Re: Tom Ford and Aventus?

    Just what I was about to write until I saw you beat me to it.

    If you like Aventus, then Plum Japonais is probably the first Tom Ford you should try. It is truly lovely.
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    Re: New Eau Sauvage cologne

    I tried it in passing last weekend (was out clothes shopping with Mrs JTB, so not much 'sniffing' time available).

    It has a fairly 'big' grapefruit top, then dries down as a slightly more subtle...
  23. Panty Droppers - the definitive answer

    Apparently it's Eau Sauvage...

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/11524908/Revealed-the-aftershave-that-turns-women-on.html

    In the Daily Telegraph, one of the UK's 'quality'...
  24. Re: Please describe what Kouros really smells like

    No. Although neither are exactly shy.

    I have both, and probably wear the Antaeus 10x more often than the Kouros.
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    Re: Kill me now ... (Kouros rant)

    And this, Gentlemen, is why you should never send a boy to do a Man's job... :rolleyesold:
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    Re: Hair loss remedies?

    As the Ladies have said, It's all about Masculine Confidence.

    Carry on smelling nice....

    Get a Crew Cut...

    Get into the Gym. Squat Heavy. Bench Heavy. Deadlift Heavy.

    Enjoy the New...
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    Re: What is the average age here?

    54...

    I learned to dance in my 40's...

    Joined Basenotes a few years later...

    Have recently taken up weight lifting, and am now stronger than I have ever been in my life.

    Maturity Rocks!...
  28. Re: do you tell people what you are wearing?

    So you have given a youngster one of the two best 'crowd pleasers' on the planet.

    Do you understand the magnitude of Good that you have given?

    The Universe Will Reward You In The Fullness Of...
  29. Re: do you tell people what you are wearing?

    Oops!

    Posting While Drunk!

    Never A Good Idea!

    IGMC!
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    Re: Best Work Scent?

    Any 'straight' Vetiver, or Citrus Vetiver will happily do the job...
  31. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I see what you just did there :grin:
  32. Re: "And the fragrances) I dislike the most are..."

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille.

    It's the work of the Devil.

    :evil: :evil:
  33. Re: Any scents with leather that are appropriate for summer?

    Spray a mist of Leather Oud, then walk through the mist a couple of times.

    Subtle.

    HTH.
  34. Re: Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza - your thoughts?

    Soapy blech.

    Not worthy of the Acqua di Parma name.

    :sad:
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    Re: It's about to get real...

    The big factor is that that your son is likely to have a great future in front of him. Which makes him attractive. Which bodes well for the continuation of your genes....

    Be proud and happy...
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    Poll: Re: Most hyped compliment getters ranking

    whs
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    Re: The rehabilitation of Bleu de Chanel

    Sounds like roadworks to me.

    Maybe it's my age...
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    Re: Funny how tastes change...

    I am a user rather than a collector.

    My wardrobe seems to hover somewhere between 2 and 3 dozen. Once I hit the 3 dozen mark I find there at 6 to 8 I can 'eBay' without further thought. I haven'y...
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    Re: Motorcycle leather tattoo

    Layer Dior Farenheit with Tom Ford Tuscan Leather.
  40. Re: Difficulty choosing what to wear (Semi-beginner).

    As has already been said, Aventus or La Nuit, and definitely NOT Kouros.
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    Re: Grey hair

    Leave the colour as it is and enjoy the gravitas it gives you.

    Think Alpha silverback Gorilla! :smiley:

    As has been said elsewhere, pay attention to styling (I'm thinning as well, so I've gone...
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    Re: Body fitness!

    A basic Strength Training programme.

    http://stronglifts.com/
  43. Re: Are the Tom Ford exclusives worth the money?

    Top Tip.

    If you're in the UK...

    Keep an eye on Kron's splits. I've had a bunch of TF stuff from him, and I'm very happy.

    See here -
    ...
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    Re: Will i love or hate YSL M7 (Vintage)?

    Not necessarily.

    I had 2 bottles of vintage M7 which I sold once I got a bottle of Oud Absolu.

    My reason is that the big cherry opening and long wait for the dry down are far too high a price...
  45. Re: Tuscan Leather vs. Tobacco Vanille. Which one is more pleasant?

    TV is the work of Satan.

    'nuff said.
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - is it just me?

    I see Leather Oud as the Big Brother to Antaeus...

    ...in the same way that I see Bois de Portugal as the Big Brother to Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal.

    But then, maybe it's just me......
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    Re: Kouros=Aramis ?

    I own both.

    Think I'll go away and try layering them...

    :2vrolijk_08:
  48. Re: I've Never Listened To A Single Word by A Sales Associate

    Ah. Got it.

    You have issues with your own masculinity. Bless. :laugh:
  49. Re: According to my Macy's SA, only old men buy Thierry Mugler

    The same thing that's wrong with a youngster smelling like tar and chocolate! :laugh:
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    Re: Good cheap cologne to apply after PE?

    Cool Water is what you want. :thumbsup:
  51. Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him - thoughts on a blind buy?

    I don't think it's a safe blind buy.

    I have owned both this and Farenheit Absolute in the past.

    I used up my bottle of NR, and will buy another one in the fullness of time.

    I have just sold...
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    Re: Encre Noire: Eau Hell No!

    Add that story to the 'sticky' thread at the top of the page! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 12th, 2013

    YSL M7 Oud Absolu :laugh:
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    Re: Which Private Blend size do you buy?

    This! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Absolute fruit bombs?

    Aventus. Of course. :happy:
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    Re: Day to Day fragrance advice

    That's the one I was thinking of, given the OP's liking for 'vanilla'. :laugh:
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    If you don't like vetiver, I think the trick is to avoid vetiver based frags! :rolleyesold:
  58. Re: Looking for fruity smell like Raspberry/Pomegranate [New User]

    Pineapple is the fruit you want.

    Aventus! :thumbsup:
  59. Re: is it worth buying big bottles? (i.e. 6.7 oz)

    For DLO it's a No Brainer. Just Do It! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Fragrance for business conference

    Roadster if it's all/ predominanantly male.

    Aventus if it's 'mixed'! :laugh:
  61. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I've just got me some Sycamore! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 11th, 2013

    Tom Ford - Oud Wood :thumbsup:
  63. Re: Huge Collection of Everything OR Small Collection of Gems?

    I use the 'devil take the hindmost' approach.

    When I realise I haven't used a frag for a while I put it to one side. Over a period of time I will find I have put 6 - 12 aside. Over the couse of a...
  64. Poll: Re: Alright, Which one of these is the best choice...

    I went with New West.

    TdH would have been my second choice, had the option existed.
  65. Re: Looking to buy my 2nd Cologne, for summer. Help?

    Hello and welcome. :smiley:

    The usual mantra here is go out into the stores, sniff a lot, and find out for yourself what you like. Everybody's taste is differenent. Have a read through some of the...
  66. Re: A more "young" version of Creed Bois de Portugal

    Penhaligon's Duro Eau De Portugal

    I have both this and BdP

    I consider DEdP to be BdP's 'kid brother'.

    This is the one you want! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    I have an interview this afternoon, so it has to be - Tom Ford Grey Vetiver.
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    Re: A Cologne To Save Your Life

    A*Men.

    He'll think he's been barfed on by a 6 year old who's just been to a kiddies' party.
  69. Poll: Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    This.

    Except that the TDH Pure Parum is deeper & darker than the EdT.
  70. Re: For all the UK Creed Aventus lovers out there... check this out

    If your are in the UK, your best bet is to join one of Kron's splits. He seems to have an Avenus on the go more or less all the time, and sometimes he has two. :thumbsup:
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    Re: bottles you've broken?

    I once dropped a nearly full tester bottle of Aramis 900 in a Department Store.

    Didn't cost me anything, but the public embarassment was plenty :cry:
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    It's a fab frag. I have the Pure Parfam in my wardrobe, rather than the EdT.

    Try both, but make sure you buy at least one of them! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 8th, 2013

    Dior Leather Oud

    Feeling 'a bit of a beast' today :thumbsup:
  74. Re: Can anyone recommend a good cologne that attracts the opposite sex?

    That's exactly what I would recommend.

    Both are fantastic 'crowd pleasers'.

    Enjoy!
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    Re: CdG 2 Man...wow!

    This one takes me back.

    CDG 2 Man was the first one I bought on the strength of having a sniff around our local fragrance shop soon after I joined BN.

    2 Man is definitely the more masuline of...
  76. Re: Tom Fords Italian Cypress - So Impressed I Purchased It On The Spot

    Interesting that you mention (a) Cartier Declaration (flanker) and Italian Cypress in the same post...

    Cartier Declaration was our 'romantic scent' until Mrs JTB got a whiff of Italian Cypress....
  77. Re: My new Budgetting system for buying Fragrances (not revolutionary :-) )

    Don't forget you can also boost you budget by reclassifying some of your 8/10 as 7/10 and selling them! :laugh:
  78. Re: Have You Ever Dumped A Fragrance Then Re-Purchased It ?

    Not quite...

    I have just been doing a clear out of my wardrobe, to put stuff on eBay.

    Mrs JTB was sat beside me as I had a final sniff of a few bottles set aside for 'the cull' while putting my...
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    Re: TF Grey Vetiver, a major let down

    I was unsure when I first tried it (it was my first vetiver), but having sampled others (and added a couple to my wardrobe), I find I use it regularly when I'm in the mood for a vetiver.

    If you...
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    Re: I need a one perfume....

    La Nuit is alaways a good place to start. It is an easy wearing 'Crowd Pleaser'. The EdP is less 'shouty' than the EdT.
  81. Re: Cologne Strength Without a label EDC,EDT,EDP?

    Creeds are listed Millesime strength which, they tell us, is equivalent to EdP.

    According to the listing on cheapsmells.com, D&G The One is EdT.
  82. Re: Beware of these fragrances: Do never buy them blind

    Exactly! I tend to either buy blind(ish) on eBay or buy into one of Kron's World Famous Splits. :thumbsup:

    Probably about 75% of what I get from eBay goes back on there. The thing is, by the time...
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    Re: No love for YSL Libre?

    Fresh, inoffensive daytime wear. Pick one up cheap on eBay.
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    Re: Pornography...

    Now that is Seriously Naughty! :shocked:
  85. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    You need to replace your Oud Absolu!

    :thumbsup:
  86. Re: What is the ultimate most macho alpha male scent ever created?

    Nah.

    That just makes you smell like you pump gas for a living...
  87. Re: Tuscan Leather or Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford

    Tuscan Leather is for Grown Ups. :thumbsup:

    Tobacco Vanille is The Work of Satan. :thumbdown:
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    Re: Creed Green Valley

    Where's jcrich?

    This is one of his all time faves :thumbsup:
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    Re: Fragrance for a Job Interview

    Same advice as if the question was 'what would I wear for an [insert scenario here] date?'

    The answer is whatever will make you feel most confident.

    Interviewers will 'smell' your confidence...
  90. Re: Body Odor as a complement to a fragrance

    Nailed it absolutely :thumbsup:
  91. Re: Cult favourites which you personally don't care for

    Not only don't I 'get' Tobacco Vanille, I don't 'get' Neroli Portofino either.

    Also:

    Farenheit
    Body Kouros
    A* Men
    Blenheim Bouquet
  92. Re: Got a Sample of CREED Aventus…Pleasantly DISAPPOINTED, anyone else?

    You've made a start. now you just need to do 'that batch number thing'! :lolk:
  93. Poll: Re: What is your favorite Private Blend Tom Ford Fragrance?

    Of those I've tried, it was a close run thing between Italian Cypress (Mrs JTB's favourite 'date scent'), Oud Wood, and Tuscan Leather.

    I finally went for Oud Wood 'just because' :thumbsup:
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    Re: La Nuit De L'homme or angel men!

    Buy La Nuit.

    A*men is the work of Satan.

    HTH

    :cheesy:
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    Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood Or YSL M7

    Since I bought Oud Wood (Thanks, Kron! :thumbsup:) I never wear M7.

    For me, that over sweet cherry opening of M7 is an irritation that has to be 'lived through'.

    Now I have both, my M7 has...
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    Re: ruined opportunities

    Get your own back on him.

    Make Bois de Portugal your signature scent!

    :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Oud: Creed v Tom Ford

    I have sampled the Creed and own the Tom Ford.

    If I had both I would wear the Creed for office/ daytime and the Tom Ford for evening/ nights out.

    Off the tiop of my head I can't think of any...
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    Re: Creed fragrances in the UK

    Update - Kron has both GIT and Aventus available now.

    Go raid your PayPal account. You know you want to :D
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    Re: Creed fragrances in the UK

    That one is easy.

    Kron is in the UK and he always has splits running, so you won't have to wait long for him to offer these again.

    Here are his current offerings -
    ...
  100. Re: Mists, Mellow Fruitfulness and.... LEATHER

    No, but I'm wearing Tuscan Leather this Autumn! :D
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