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    Re: UPDATED Daverasi's Swap List (CONUS only)

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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    10ml is the perfect size to sample a fragrance...right ;-)
  3. [USA] Re: Various Niche Fragrances Available! CONUS ONLY

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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    Sold RD Scandal PH.

    I spot remaining on:

    RD Bergamot
    Penhaligon's Sartorial
    DC 1913
    Vintage Creed MI
    Tabac Rogue
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    Re: UPDATED Daverasi's Swap List (CONUS only)

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    - - - Updated - - -

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  7. [USA] Various Niche Fragrances Available! CONUS ONLY

    Hello Basenoters!

    Below are some items up for sale. I'll note that I have perfect feedback.

    If you're interested in trading please check my swap list: ...
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    One spot remaining for DC 1913 & Xerjoff Fiero.
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    Vintage VE and Creed JdA sold out
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    After a few members have bailed on their commitments, I'm going to ban members from participating. Please don't PM me unless you're able to commit to participating.
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

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  12. Re: Four Seasons - Clearance 50% Off - Limited Quantities

    This happened to me as well although I never got tracking number.


    I've been out of town and expect/hope I'll have it by Tuesday.
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

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  14. Re: Four Seasons - Clearance 50% Off - Limited Quantities

    I sent 3 messages regarding my order. I never got a response but then got shipping confirmation...we'll see what happens.
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    Re: UPDATED Daverasi's Swap List (CONUS only)

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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

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  17. Re: Four Seasons - Clearance 50% Off - Limited Quantities

    Against my better judgment, given my goal to downsize and the reputation of this company, I grabbed MFK Aqua Universalis Forte. Hopefully I get it...
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    Bergamote 22 is now sold out.

    Added Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet.
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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    Updated.

    Only 1 post remaining for:

    Le Labo Bergamot 22
    Vintage Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Scandal
    Sartorial
    Tabac Rogue
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    Re: UPDATED Daverasi's Swap List (CONUS only)

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    Re: [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    Another Update. Only 1 spot remaining for:

    Vintage Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Scent of Oger
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Scandal
    Sartorial
    Tabac Rogue
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    Re: UPDATED Daverasi's Swap List (CONUS only)

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    Re: [conus only] 12/11 Updated Niche Splits!

    Updated and bump.
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    Re: UPDATED Daverasi's Swap List (CONUS only)

    Added some new ones, won't be able to ship until after the holidays.
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    Re: [conus only] 12/11 Updated Niche Splits!

    Bump. Added new decants.
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

    Updated.
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

    Added Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
  28. Re: ADG Profumo, Zegna Essenze, RD Bergamot, VIW, Dior Homme Parfum, Fève D., etc.

    bump..
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

    Black Friday Bump ;-)
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Friday sale

    Very happy you have to spend over $600 to get the 30% off! Not tempted at all!
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

    Added Zegna Haitian Vetiver.
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

    Added Penhaliogon's Endymion.
  34. Re: ADG Profumo, Zegna Essenze, RD Bergamot, VIW, Dior Homme Parfum, Fève D., etc.

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    Re: [conus only] Updated Niche Splits!

    Updated.
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Oct. 29. Niche Splits!

    Another Update.
  37. Re: ADG Profumo, Zegna Essenze, Le Labo Berg. 22, RD Bergamot, VIW, CC-L, Dior Homme Parfum and Fève

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    Re: [conus only] Updated Oct. 29. Niche Splits!

    Updated. Note limited decants on a few scents.
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    Re: [conus only] Updated Oct. 23. Niche Splits!

    Added Tom Ford Neroli Portofino and Le Labo Bergamot 22.
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    Re: [conus only] **NEW - Domenico Caraceni 1913, Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Only a few spots of DC 1913 remain!
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    Re: [conus only] **NEW - Domenico Caraceni 1913, Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

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    Re: [conus only] **NEW - Domenico Caraceni 1913, Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Added Penhaligons Sartorial!
  43. Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913...is this classed as niche ?

    I'll add my .02 here because I also stumbled upon basenotes from the wet-shaving world.

    I agree that DC 1913 is popular among wet shavers and their shave cream is supposed to be amazing, but I...
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    Re: [conus only] **NEW - Domenico Caraceni 1913, Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Still have some decants available. Bond No.9 Chez Bond is sold out.
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    Re: [conus only] **NEW - Domenico Caraceni 1913, Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

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  46. Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913...is this classed as niche ?

    Having sold my bottle of the old formulation I broke my sabbatical and bought a bottle before it was back ordered on luckyscent.

    Don't know if I can say this but I am offering to split my bottle...
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    Re: How do you keep track of your samples?

    I have them here and there. One of these days I'd like to go through them...
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    Re: [conus only] **NEW - Domenico Caraceni 1913, Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Added Domenico Caraceni 1913
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    Re: [conus only] Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Added TF PB - London.
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    Re: [conus only] Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Added Florentine Iris.
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    Re: [conus only] Xerjoff, Mona di Orio, MDCI, CREED, and others.

    Added Zegna Italian Bergamot
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    [conus only] 12/29 Updated Niche Splits!

    SPLIT SIZES: splits will be limited to 10ml decants only. Please PM me with questions, if interested in a decant, etc.

    PRICES: prices are in U$D and include glass bottle with atomizer, packing...
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    Re: My Family Does Not Like Santal 33

    I didn't remember it having the crazy projection it has and I quite possibly over applied. Maybe in a few weeks I'll try it again and go a little lighter on the trigger.

    Primrose- 5 year olds...
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    Re: Return to DE shaving

    I've been DE shaving for 5 years now. While I have a number of products and enjoy the variety, the razor and blade combo is key. The DE89 is a great choice for a razor. Like other's have...
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    My Family Does Not Like Santal 33

    It had been awhile since I'd worn Me Labo' s Santal 33 so on a whim I decided to put it on this morning. It didn't disappoint, in fact it smelled better than I remembered...a nice sandalwood base...
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    Re: Most worn August 2015

    2 wears each of Mancera Cedrat Boise and Bond No 9 Chez Bond.
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    Re: Tobacco vanille vs herod

    I've sampled/own TV, Herod and Tabac Rouge and of the three I prefer Tabac Rouge with TV a close second and Herod not far behind...
  58. Thread: Profumum roma

    by daverasi
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    Re: Profumum roma

    I really enjoy Antico Caruso. Arso is loved by many although I'm not a fan.
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    Re: Le Male,Boellis Panama,Antico Caruso

    That's a good one as well, although I don't find it to be similar to the others...I'll have to compare.
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    Re: Le Male,Boellis Panama,Antico Caruso

    I haven't tried the PB but I think Antico Caruso is superior to Le Male.
  61. Re: Please provide an objective explanation as to why Creed seems to be the most hated/loved house o

    I'm still at a loss. With so many houses, with so many frags, why all this wasted time (including my own) focused on Creed...
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    Re: creed original vetiver

    As others have said, it's a nice clean scent. Many Vetiver frags are centered on the root (i.e. Dirty/earthy). OV is more of a vetiver leaf scent. As others have suggested, OV is very similar to the...
  63. Re: Please provide an objective explanation as to why Creed seems to be the most hated/loved house o

    Mods - I think earlier comments get to a more reasoned dialog regarding my initial post. Feel free to close this thread as the partisans seem to be going at it...again...
  64. Re: S.M.S. (The Subjective Masterpiece-dislike Syndrome) The King that you can't worship

    Tauer LDDM. I respect but I found it overpowering and couldn't get myself to enjoy it.

    Edit - I'd add Tuscan Leather which a few others have mentioned.
  65. Re: Please provide an objective explanation as to why Creed seems to be the most hated/loved house o

    Thank you all for your insight. I'm still at a loss as to why Creed is so frequently discussed on this forum.

    Mods - some have mentioned that this thread redundant. If that's the case feel free...
  66. Re: Please provide an objective explanation as to why Creed seems to be the most hated/loved house o

    I simply want the opinion of, if you will, a non-partisan. Is that possible?



    I'm curious, which is why I asked the question. Query as to why you'd respond if you are completely uninterested?
    ...
  67. Please provide an objective explanation as to why Creed seems to be the most hated/loved house on BN

    This issue confounds me. In a particular thread I was accused of being a Creed fanboy/schill for simply making a comment in support of a particular scent. This seems to be an almost knee-jerk...
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Again, you're historically incorrect. He abdicated his thrown. Facts are facts...
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    Re: A peach of a fragrance.

    In addition to the above you could try Peau de Peche by Kieko Mecheri.
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Agreed.
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Aside from your comments directed at me, I found your claim that the Duke of Windsor personally involved in the death of millions to be without merit or understanding of actual history.
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Here's one of many:


    http://www.thenonblonde.com/2012/10/lets-talk-about-it-bertrand-duchaufour.html#.VcPONvlViko
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    I just don't agree with the distinction that "honoring" a nazi sympathizer is worse than supporting a brand that was involved with War.

    But I really need to stop paying attention to this thread,...
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    If Henry Ford was a nazi sympathizer then the entire brand is, in effect, tainted under the OP's rationale as the brand bears the name of a nazi sympathizer and thus "honors" him. Same as Creed...
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    This is a bit ridiculous. While I'm not a fascist and am a Jew, I enjoy Creed fragrances and have no issues enjoying Royal Mayfair. I also don't buy into any of the marketing of Creed - for me it's...
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    Re: I can't stop smelling Royal Mayfair

    I think you guys scared off the OP...or he's busy swimming in Royal Mayfair...
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    Best Skin Scents?

    I know this is the opposite of what many of us seek. Typically I am fairly conservative with my fragrances - I want to smell it and I want those close to me to be able to smell it. But sometimes I...
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    Re: Yardley Shaving Soap

    I'd check on badgerandblade.com or shavenook.com.
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    Re: new samples today

    I really enjoy Reflection Man, and wear it quite a bit. I also like Bleecker St, however as others have commented elsewhere on basenotes, I find it to be too synthetic smelling to truly love it.
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    Re: Bois d Orage / French Lover vs Royal Oud

    I don't find RO to be similar to the Malle at all. As far as comparing the Malle to S&W, I can't comment but now think I should do a side by side comparison.
  81. ADG Profumo, Zegna Essenze, RD Bergamot, VIW, Dior Homme Parfum, Fève D., etc.

    Hi there basenoters. I'm hoping to acquire Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo.

    I'm also interested in the Zegna Essenze line, in particular Sicillian Mandarin and possibly Indonesian Oud.

    I'm also...
  82. Re: Does people from the East Coast wear more fragrances compared to other parts of U.S ?

    It's hard to tell, but in my small sample size of selling/trading fragrances, I'd say that the South is disproportionately represented.
  83. Re: And the "Most Hyped" scent in the Best Scent of the 2014 -2015 Period goes to...

    Every Old Spice Flanker
  84. Re: Is there anything better then Creed Aventus ?

    Off the top of my head, and limiting myself to CREED, three better than Aventus are:

    Windsor
    GIT
    Selection Verte

    But as many have stated, this is all subjective. If you like Aventus try the...
  85. Re: Possible to Reset Wardrobe and/or number of wearings?

    Thanks, Grant! That would be great!
  86. Thread: Help

    by daverasi
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    Re: Help

    That's frustrating. I've been fortunate to mostly have positive experiences when it comes to using the Marketplace. However, IMO, this is what the feedback system is for. It's such an aberration...
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    Re: Thinking about slowing down...

    While I wish I could get to 12, I don't think that's possible. There are just to many fragrances I enjoy to cap it at 12. It's strange because if you ask someone who's not on BN if having 12...
  88. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    I decided to get a decant due to the fact that the early reviews seem to be quite positive and future batches may differ. I think the best "deal" will be had when it hits the gray market and sites...
  89. Re: Possible to Reset Wardrobe and/or number of wearings?

    I thought about that, but since I've used the marketplace so much, I really didn't want to set up a new account.

    I've also thought of using an excel spreadsheet, journal, etc, but since I am...
  90. Re: Possible to Reset Wardrobe and/or number of wearings?

    I ended up deleting all fragrances in my wardrobe, but when I entered my SOTD all of my old wearing came back...so I deleted but wasn't able to reset the wearings...grrrr :-)
  91. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    Stopped by the downtown Seattle Nordstroms today and was told that they wouldn't get Royal Mayfair until November (they didn't even have a tester). I think this is because NM has some exclusivity...
  92. Possible to Reset Wardrobe and/or number of wearings?

    I haven't used the wardrobe function of BN for some time and I'd like to reset the number of times worn in my wardrobe, i.e. zeroing them out. I'd also be fine with deleting my entire wardrobe since...
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    Re: Thinking about slowing down...

    Thanks for all the wonderful opinions you've shared. I've made or will make another purchase or two this month and then plan to take a break until around Thanksgiving (so I can take advantage of...
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    Re: Thinking about slowing down...

    This is exactly what I have been thinking! Spend time and appreciate the scents I have, maybe sell the ones I'm not interested in and, in time, acquire others I might enjoy.



    I've personally...
  95. Re: Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold. Is it worth it?

    Didn't see that thread, Mods, feel free to delete/combine as you see fit.
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    Re: Thinking about slowing down...

    This really isn't about anyone else. If it was, I would have stopped acquiring fragrances a LONG time ago! This is more about appreciating what I have and getting to know about fragrances based on...
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    Thinking about slowing down...

    Over the past few years I have accumulated a number of fragrances samples, decants and bottles. I have so many that I don't even think I've finished one sample! I've tried to slow down with...
  98. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold. Is it worth it?

    First of all, I know all is relative when I ask, "Is it worth it," but I got a message from OJ that they are offering "samples" of Black Gold for $72 shipped. I enjoy other fragrances from the house...
  99. Poll: Re: Best "clean" - fresh type smelling fragnance?

    While I much prefer both AdP Colonia and Colonia Essenza, I think Gendarme is exactly what the OP may be looking for.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Xerjoff Fiero should also be considered.
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