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    Re: Love at first sniff

    Great scent, its so manly and different.
  2. Re: Similarities between Sung Homme and Bleaue D'issey?

    They have the same base to my nose. Its the same person in different masks. Sung is spicier to me. But I bought sung on amazon and i think its not a legitimate product, the liquid is a strange dark...
  3. Similarities between Sung Homme and Bleaue D'issey?

    Hey again everyone! I tried bleue D'issey for the first time today and though i haven't tried Sung Homme in a while there were similarities to me at least from what i remember of it. Does anyone else...
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    Re: Woody Tobacco Drydown

    Most john varvatos colognes that I have tried seem to be combinations of tobacco wood and leather. Each is very different but some worth a try for the price. Artisan, vintage, dark rebel rider and...
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    Re: You favorite Hermes fragrance and why?

    Pamplemousse and rose.
  6. Re: To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    Tonight i am debating Adnan B vs Varvatos Vintage. I know i said i was going to persue it with vintage because I love it. God dang do I love it. But adnan B might be a better uplifting energy when i...
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    Re: Scent for Working in a Kitchen

    Eau du sud and Fils De Dieu Du Riz sound really intriguing and I will have to look for these. I do agree citrus seems to be a perfect note for the kitchen its fresh and fairly strong to mask my...
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    Re: Scent for Working in a Kitchen

    Its a sur la table professional kitchen so basically, they cook everything. Italian, French, Thai, American, Greek, other things i can't even think of. Its a job and as kitchen assistant i clean the...
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    Scent for Working in a Kitchen

    Hi again everyone! Hope you are all well. I recently started working as a kitchen assistant and want to somewhat "blend in" to the kitchen aroma and atmosphere as i sweat my butt off after already...
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    Re: CH Prive is the new Aventus lmao

    Like orange is the new black? They don't smell similar to me but as far as compliment getting, I can't rely on cologne to do that for me and olfactory fatigue kicks in way tooo quick on Aventus that...
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    Re: A Scentbird Story..

    Scentbird is about as organized as the doc from the back to the future . its a mess . their support is awful at responding. And you may never receive your orders. but, if you don't mind wearing a...
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    Re: I was gifted 'Stronger with you'-advice?

    I value your advice redraider430 don't be so hard on yourself. Your opinion matters too!
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    Re: Blind Buys: Hanae Mori HM EDP & HiM EDP

    I love the sweet chocolate vanilla gourmand with the lemon and florals that sometimes smells like many candys that is Hanae Mori HM EDT. I have not tried the edp but it may be too cloying as others...
  14. Poll: Re: Fahrenheit Le Parfum vs Original Fahrenheit

    you mean the prequals are better right? ;)
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    Re: Scents that smell like other scents

    I spray a napkin indifferent rooms without labeling them and try to smell a difference throughout the day
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    Re: Looking for ideas for a cologne

    I have this but have given it little try. I will have to try Vince Camuto Eterno tomorow, you hype it up so well!
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    Re: Looking for ideas for a cologne

    To get in the mood is hard to say as each person is different. For me i think John Varvatos by John Varvatos (Vintage and Artisan too depending on what seduces you) would fit the bill, doesn't last...
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    Re: Cute Story

    The best termite inspection always ends with a handful of colognes! As long as you don't have termites.
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    Re: Leaky Bottle Blues

    It would be more unfortunate the other way round i think, lobster soup sounds delicious! foreign countries; sometimes it do be like that. But on the Brightside, now you have learned the word for...
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    Re: Best under 30

    This is awesome buysblind i agree with a lot of this. Great info and explanations
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    Re: Best Hiking Frangrance Niche

    A pine scented beard oil, no cologne, a nice flannel and a good pair of boots. And don't forget to stay hydrated. If you're going into unmarked trails a map and compass just in case. And a good...
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    Re: Leaky Bottle Blues

    Sorry Renato. Not a very happy way to have a vacation :( I imagine Copenhagen is beautiful this time of year though! The architecture, the flowers. I hope you are having lots of fun. Have you looked...
  23. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

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    Tommy Bahama Gift Set, travel sizes
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    Re: Best under 30

    This is a great list. Somewhat outdated, as not all of them are still under 30 sadly! Great reference , unsure why that is not pinned somewhere! My discounted scents would include : almost anything...
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    Re: What's Your Go-To "Dumb Reach" Fragrance?

    Versace man eau fraiche is an easy to wear scent that's light and non-offensive yet still love to get whiffs of. Aventus ofc can be worn anytime, anywhere and fit in just perfect but for me isn't as...
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    Re: Scents that smell like other scents

    Thats a shame there are so many unoriginal scents. Even tim mcgraw made an original scent! There should be a section of basenotes to keep track of all the similar smelling scents ( sounds like...
  27. Re: Cool idea for a website: Price checker for rare and discontinued fragrances.

    I say write a coffee table book and exclude prices. They can fantasize all they want about the colognes included, just need beautiful high res pics.
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    Scents that smell like other scents

    For some reason this month, I have have been coming across "duplicates" of a scent. A scent that smells good perhaps, but I've smelled before. Or have a bottle of, where getting a different bottle...
  29. Re: Cool idea for a website: Price checker for rare and discontinued fragrances.

    I like the book idea. Coffee table book with large beautiful pictures and detailed stories. But , i can help build a website if you need some help.
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    Re: Designer sampling

    I'm happy to share, though john varvatos and Versace are my favorite designer fragrances. I do get decants on eBay from legit sellers and enjoy perusing Sephora. As mentioned about Nordstrom has been...
  31. Re: My first negative reaction from fragrance

    lol !
  32. Re: My first negative reaction from fragrance

    When i was in high school i had similar issues with frags, three sprays would be too much where now i can use the same bottle and 3 sprays and be just fine. I think skin absorbs frags better as we...
  33. Re: Any scents in my wardrobe you want to try?

    I also have a few that are not mentioned. Mainly jaguar vision mark II and D'issey summer 16
  34. Re: Any scents in my wardrobe you want to try?

    I have a few drops to spare ;) pm me , I'm happy to share.
  35. Re: Any scents in my wardrobe you want to try?

    Cheers gents! Glad you approve of this idea it just came to me, wondering how can i share this passion for cologne that i have with others?


    Hahaha i heard maelin+Goetz make a cannabis scent...
  36. Re: Any scents in my wardrobe you want to try?

    Its unique and for whatever reason screams Irish to me, though its an English scent. It a unique one and automatically I liked it after one spray. Plus a great compliment getter. Send me a pm I'm...
  37. Any scents in my wardrobe you want to try?

    Hey y'all, even though I'm new here and don't have too extensive of a collection I figure to give back to you guys for helpful knowledge and also as a fun way to share what I have, I'm reaching out...
  38. Re: Is NOVAYA ZARYA Russia's biggest/best perfumery?

    Would you recommend this for men? Is it more unisex or all feminine?
  39. Re: Fragrances you feel smell ok on you, but the sillage on others is unbelievable?

    Same. I understand its a major olfactory overload but why wear a cologne if you can't smell it? That's like glasses without lenses, if you like doing that cool but i do things for me. I wear glasses...
  40. Re: Behold, Fragwenches! What Scents Doth Thou Wear to a Renaissance Fair?

    As a fan of the bad guys, dark rebel by john varvatos for the black knight. Tobacco, leather, and death.
  41. Re: Matching scents. Picking the right beard oil for the cologne you wear

    I have not yet tried unscented beard oil, as I wore scented beard oils before I wore cologne haha. Priorities. Beard oil scent doesn't last that long but I'm surprised you guys find it one or the...
  42. Matching scents. Picking the right beard oil for the cologne you wear

    Hello again all! Hope you are having a wonderful day. Been curious, does anyone else pick a beard oil to compliment your cologne of choice for the day? If so, what do you like to pair? I love...
  43. Re: Cologne vs Sun? Storing cologne in car glovebox.

    I used to keep cheapies in the car. Jovan white musk, jaguar, Stetson. The emergency is normally if you smoke, especially stinky stuff... And need to not smell like that . i now just keep a small...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st August, 2018

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    Burberry Indigo . A really pleasant Aquatic that is reminiscent of John Varvatos Artisan Blu , maybe not as deep an undertone with the JV leather and wood. Very pleasant, fresh and summery.
  45. Re: Safest fragrances for work during Fall/Winter?

    Agreed. If you want a safe but also an enjoyable scent for winter, 1 million prive. Its actually interesting and enjoyable, compared to its brother but the same amount of attention to detail went in...
  46. Re: Scents that exemplify why you love fragrances

    Pamplemousse and rose. Idk what it is , but it has a crazy , odd and interesting scent that's so unusual, plus its called Pamplemousse? If people don't get interested in spmething bright green called...
  47. Re: To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    This is very accurate. But my dance moves and care free attitude also don't hurt ;)
  48. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Thanks broguesforsir I always wanted a bottle of Viking. So kind of you
  49. Re: To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    The dreamer is too sweet for a night club, at least for me. I put a little dreamer over Versace the man, and this may be stinky enough for the club. It kicks up the dreamer into a spicy oriental with...
  50. Re: acqua di gio profumo or dior sauvage for 16 years old

    At 16, bod red and you'll do perfect. I remember how the girls loved bod red
  51. Re: Your "Hall of Fame" Fragrances (criteria explained inside)

    The only one that meets this criteria for me is L'eau D'issey
  52. Re: To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    Nothing scary but very cramped! Aventus was nice guys, i can see why you suggest it but i found out that its not for me :) i need more umph. I think next time I will try john varvatos artisan. Also...
  53. Re: acqua di gio profumo or dior sauvage for 16 years old

    I really don't find much to be saught in acqua do gio, i personally prefer sauavage of these two. As for projection, sauvage performs better on my skin for me and will stand out more, as di gio tends...
  54. Re: To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    I will keep you updated :) if yours in brooklyn come by! Danny Daze is playing at output!
  55. Re: Stetson original vs. Claiborne realities vs. L'essence de Ceruti

    I'll give it a try! thanks for the suggestion. Everything is in the attitude, we are here exactly where we are, doing exactly what we are doing. There is no shame in it ;) I love to smell good, and...
  56. Re: To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    Without thinking, Aventus was my first choice. Then I started thinking haha! Thanks Hednic, I will let my friends decide what scent but I will be rocking Aventus :) If you're in Brooklyn Saturday...
  57. To smell or not to smell? Best clubbing Scents for Men?

    Hey Gents, I am going to a club in NYC this weekend, and was thinking maybe i will try a little scent adventure. If you could pick a top 3 for the club out of what I have, what would it be? Top three...
  58. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I signed up for 6 months of Scentbird to get samples I can't find, or find cheaply, online or splits. it costs roughly$22 for 2 - 8 ml samples a month, which can be expensive if you pick the wrong...
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    Re: Metallic Fragrances

    Kenneth Cole Connected Reaction. A metallic cheapie that bares some resemblance to Versace Black Jeans. Also, Versace Black Jeans
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    Re: Test strips vs Skin

    tester strips rarely give me the best idea of a scents performance on skin. But they do give a genuine interpretation of what the scent is and smells like. I recommend to go to a place, if they don't...
  61. Re: Stetson original vs. Claiborne realities vs. L'essence de Ceruti

    There is a note in Cerruti that is harsh to my nose, but it is powerful and masculine. I may have to grow into this as I am not finding it as pleasant as the others in my drawer.


    That hasn't...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Low end designer, possibly knock offs. Dc pour homme is a "impression" of Gucci guilty black but to me it has its own scent. A little synthetic and cloying (imo so is guilt black) but i did get a...
  63. Stetson original vs. Claiborne realities vs. L'essence de Ceruti

    Ok guys here's a toughie. These all have that fresh powdery scent, which would you say is the best classic old man smell. Which do you wear the most? I love realities, that citric pulls thorugh in a...
  64. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Hermes Pamplemousse and rose. Such a wonderful scent.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    If you like bottles like this (ck shock for him is one I bought) check out mandee during their 80% off everything sales. I know its for lady's clothes, but go with your girl let her shop, and find...
  66. Re: LA Nuit Vs The One VS CH Prive ( The Ultimate battle)

    This is funnyto me because i only have Price and neither La nuit or The one .

    Maybe, depending . it is a club worthy smell, not super impressed but understand why so many have it. If the price...
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    Re: New Releases - Summer 2018

    curious how this smells. will try not to be judgement of the second name on this JV bottle
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th August, 2018

    Versace black jeans for now. David Beckham instinct later
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2018

    impression of Tom Ford Noir de Noir oil.
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    Re: JPG Le Male in the Navy - new release

    Hopefully so! I wonder what they'll do for the leather wearing cop. or the cowboy! can't wait
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th August, 2018

    This ones my favorite Gucci
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th August, 2018

    Versace dreamer
  73. Re: Unscented/Lightly scented deodorant without aluminium

    I have no problem with the lightly scented arm and hammer. I try not to wear any deodorant as much as i can and just use a good soap but that's hard in the summer. Its been a while since i went with...
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    Re: Beard Oil Intensity

    I currently go with grave before shave, they're not subtle and definately noticed when someone gets on close, always complemented after a hug. I try to compliment my cologne and my beard oil together.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th August, 2018

    Versace black jeans86466
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    Re: What's your favorite fragrance and why?

    Wow thanks guys! So much going on I will try to reply to everyone who posted, I am glad to get to know all of you through smells. We can now have a blind meet and greet :D I really appreciate anyone...
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    What's your favorite fragrance and why?

    Hi all, im new here and would love to get to know so of you all and what better way than through fragrance? Tell me some of your favorite smells and why you love it. Was it the night you got engaged?...
  78. Re: Which male fragrance bottle would be your weapon of choice in a fistfight?

    Gucci pour homme ii smells too good to waste, I'd go with an 8 oz jovan. Basically a whiskey bottle and drown him in the musk smell.
  79. Re: Good or bad buy? Bought used Milisime for $52 80% full.

    Thank you Hednic. I will try to compare it with the real deal like RichMan'sOldSpice said so that I know if it is a good buy or a boop in the face! Even if I don't like the smell, as long as it is...
  80. Re: Good or bad buy? Bought used Milisime for $52 80% full.

    This is the smaller 1.7 oz bottle. It is a low price. Not a "Wholesale fragrance" person, so I imagine if it is a counterfeit they purchased it without realizing its not legit. They don't seem to...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2018

    Same here my friend, same here. Gotta love July!
  82. Good or bad buy? Bought used Milisime for $52 80% full.

    HI Everyone, hopefully I can have some insight as I just purchased (blind buy) a bottle of Milisime. I have heard a lot of this from fellow basenoters and it seems like quite a good bottle from what...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2018

    Hednic approved is a good sign! I will have to make sure he likes it before I get him the full bottle, as its a bit pricey for a blind buy. But I think this is a great gift for turning 30. Something...
  84. Re: Wardrobe: full bottles only or decants too?

    Thank you, this is where I have been organizing my decants and samples, may throw in some of the roll on fragrance oils there as well. Thanks for some helpful info Paradeiserl!


    If I have bottles...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2018

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    Great scent not in the directory. its beautiful, planned birthday gift for my brother. turning 30 is a big deal , think he needs a mature scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st August, 2018

    Love this scent, beautiful for summer days. Too murky and dreary here for Dreamer today though. Went with Adnan B. Noir, I find it to be the perfect amount of mystery for an overcast day.
  87. Re: Wardrobe: full bottles only or decants too?

    Update: I found the sample button now i feel silly! But what fills yous guys' and gals wardrobes? Mostly decants , 1 ml samples, or full bottles? And i don't just mean how much space they take up but...
  88. Wardrobe: full bottles only or decants too?

    Should i include decants in my wardrobe? Hi all just curious if you like to see what decabts i wear on a regular basis or if this is just about full bottles i purchased? I am new here and any info is...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st August, 2018

    You're quite organized TSpencer, very envious of this ability, and the way your shaving station looks! Plus with the granite counter and lather brush on the wood block, im coming to yours for a...
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    Re: Looking for a cologne?

    Stetson Original smells very body powdery to me, and is a masculine centerpiece of America cologne. And also, very affordable. Under $10 the last time I was at target. Its a little floral but overall...
  91. Re: Fragrances in terms of gender are problematic imho

    I doubt you will find these guys on basenotes. :D
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    Re: Lets's Talk About Bois du Portugal

    Thanks, i appreciate the recommendation. I may look into it , creed decants are pretty pricy still and for some reason or another Himalaya is calling my name. If I were more required to partake in...
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    Re: Vince camuro similar to aventus?

    I just mean the scent they call original, the regular Vince camuto. Black label. Not the "original formula" i have only smelled the recent juice. i wonder why my nose smells that, where its coming...
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    Re: Lets's Talk About Bois du Portugal

    I have a roll in oil Portugal, because there's no way I would save for this scent, though no offense because it is beautiful. Just have others preferential to this. I like the roll on oil i have ,...
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    Vince camuro similar to aventus?

    Hi all. I'm new to basenotes. Im curious if anyone has tried the vince camuto original, to me it smells like a citrusy aventus. Smokey and energetic. Curious if anybody else gets this vibe?
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