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    Re: Finally tried....

    About time
  2. Re: Your top undoubtedly masculine/Alpha fragrances!

    You took the words from my mouth
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    Re: Recommendations for Cypress

    Halston Z-14 or Encre Noir Sport
  4. Re: Looking for something MARINE (OCEANIC) not AQUATIC. Think Sel Marin not ADG. (budget 50 USD)

    I second that and add Set Sail St. Barts for Men by Tommy Bahama
  5. Re: Dumb question, but I have to know... (Tommy Bahama-related)

    It represents a full blown square sail and the cap represent a capstan with a rope around it.
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    Re: Alternatives Virgin Island Water?

    Another vote for Set Sails St. Barts. Actually I like it over VIW anytime.
  7. Re: Looking for a frag that does NOT last

    Any cologne from the Pinaud line.
    They are very pleasant, cheap and they are gone in less than an hour.
    ...
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    Re: Best scent under $35

    Quorum
    Montana parfum d'Homme
    Montana Black edition
    Ungaro III
    Krizia Uomo
    Basile Uomo
    Vermeil for men
    Mr Blass
    Jacomo de Jacomo
  9. Re: Favourite Maurice Roucel fragrance?

    Bogart pour Homme
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    Re: CARNAL flower Alternative?

    Richard James Savile Row EdT is not only a good alternative to Carnal flower, it is much better.

    Read my review: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124933.html
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    Re: Favourite "jammy" scents?

    Purple Label smells like blackberry jam and so does (although not as jammy) Jubilation for men
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    Re: Most overrated fragrance on Basenotes?

    I'll add Bleu, AdGio, Back to Black and Chergui, but Aventus takes the cake.
  13. Re: Recommendations for a good quality typical ARABIC/EASTERN type of men's scent

    Check this out:

    http://www.rehaat.com/perfumes/
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    Re: i need a nice juniper scent

    Do you want real juniper berry, then there is nothing better than this
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Au0ioGVyh4c/UnQkz3cSguI/AAAAAAAAAJE/IplQjbnddig/s1600/beefeater-gin.jpgLOL

    Seriously, for a fat...
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    Re: And the oscar goes to...

    What batch number?

    LDDM is not that unique, Van Cleef & Arpels Zanzibar smells very similar.

    Uniqueness = Richard James Savile Row EdT
    Best Projection = Salvador Dali pH
    Best Longevity = Ted...
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    Re: And the oscar goes to...

    What batch number?

    LDDM is not that unique, Van Cleef & Arpels Zanzibar smells very similar.

    Uniqueness = Richard James Savile Row EdT
    Best Projection = Salvador Dali pH
    Best Longevity = Ted...
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    Re: Ameer Al Oudh

    I do love it, it is great, and you can't get anything better at its price range.
    Watch this review:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFPJO--xtqE
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    Re: Fenugreek

    Tom Ford Santal Blush
    Amouage Opus VII
    Patchouli Comme des Garcons
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    Re: AL REHAB fragrances!

    See this

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/261815
  20. Re: In 2015, what's the best alternative to Le Male?

    I second that and I would add this:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.5833.jpg
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    Re: Looking to buy first Oud Fragrance

    Very soft ouds, good for oud rookies:
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.22886.jpghttp://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.4073.jpg

    Oud is a learned taste, try slowly, these two are good for...
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    rotflmao
  23. Re: Imagine a men's club in the Seventies...

    Vermeil wasn't around in the 70's
  24. Re: Looking for fragrance suggestions my wife can also wear!

    Almost anything from Tom Ford "Private Blend" line
  25. Re: fragrances that don't smell like fragrances

    Arrogant by English Laundry

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.16105.jpg
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    That is EXACTLY my point.
    Finally somebody understood what I meant.

    And remember that the OP asked for a versatile perfume, well, the three perfumes vagabond's mentioned are anything but...
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    Re: A Vetiver for summer

    http://lifestyle-listing.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/1526985_10152116528096201_967255847_n.jpg

    Not too citrusy, but fresh anyway, although somewhat dark. Very peculiar fragrance.
  28. Re: Imagine a men's club in the Seventies...

    I believe it is Guerlain Vetiver (original), the current version is similar, but not the same.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.69.jpg
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    That may be YOUR opinion, I bet you are a young guy, you need to get around a little more.
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    Are you kidding me??????
    Three of the most obnoxious scents on the world

    Neither of them have the class of Richard James EdT, Jubilation XXV, Terre d'Hermes and a few others.
  31. Re: Looking for a Fahrenheit alternative.

    Wrong, Shell 96 octanes is a pretty good alternative to Fahrenheit.
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    Re: What's your favorite castoreum scent

    Antaeus
    Pancaldi (Why this beauty is not here in Basenotes????, are you listening Grant?)
    Yatagan
  33. Re: Want to treat myself...want suggestions.

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Tobacco Oud or Oud Wood.
    Vesace Oud Noir
    Lalique Encre Noir
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    Re: Best 'Eau de Cologne'?

    Borsari Aqua Classica di Parma
    Myrurgia 1916
    Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vieille

    Honorable Mention: Agua de Colonia Concentrada Alvarez Gomez
  35. Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Silver Mountain Water
    Himalaya
    Original Santal
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    Re: Leather and lavender?

    There are hundreds and hundreds of fragrances with lavender and leather so your question is kinda broad, but among my favorites leather/lavender scent are:

    Drakkar Noir
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Van...
  37. Re: What are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Katie Puckrik and Boo
  38. Re: Thoughts on Lucky Number 6 by Lucky Brand?

    You want to know my opinion?

    Just read my review here in Basenotes.
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    Re: Frags with an ultimate GOTHIC vibe?

    Those two are the best representative of a gothic scent
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    Re: Looking for 2 fragrances

    For fresh laundry smell: Arrogant by English Laundry:
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.16105.jpg

    For candy smell, Blue Sugar by Aquolina:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.976.jpg
  41. Re: Perfume common in your native region, country?

    We did this already Amar, but I would answer it again.

    Two major USA fragrance houses are hard to find elsewhere: Romane and Jafra. (Well, Sex Panther may have reached other countries because...
  42. Re: Perfume common in your native region, country?

    We did this already Amar
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    Re: Oud Wood- A subtle hype-king?

    The best compliment I got wearing Oud wood was from a girl that told me: What you are wearing is a panty dropper indeed.

    I don't use that term, actually I don't like it at all, but that was what...
  44. Re: Looking for some memory assistance. Circa 1960's

    The bottle you shown is a bottle of Eau de Cologne 4711, so it could be anothet version of that bottle like the one here:
    ...
  45. Re: Which fragrance is a "Hype-king" or "Overhyped"?

    I agree with you, anybody that would judge a fragrance from a test strip is a fool, You must judge a fragrance only after several wearings under different conditions (seasons, weather, time of the...
  46. Re: An Elegant Cologne that Causes Fatal Attraction

    Either Oud Wood or Terre d'Hermes, but go light on the trigger.
  47. Re: Sweet Boozy Fragrance with light hints of Tobacco

    Romance Silver:

    http://scene7.samsclub.com/is/image/samsclub/0071934652713_A?$img_size_380x380$
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    Re: Favorite fruity fragrance

    Amouage Jubilation XXV
  49. Re: Which fragrance is a "Hype-king" or "Overhyped"?

    Many to be listed here but this four take the cake:

    Aventus
    Green Irish Tweed
    Bleu
    AdG
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    Re: Cologne with strongest sillage ?

    A three way tie between:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.5943.jpghttp://www.perfumes24horas.com/imagenes/productos/gran/0102GBE-For-Men-edt-118ml-S.jpgand...
  51. Re: Are there any reformulations you actually liked?

    I do like the second reformulation of Quorum (the first reformulation was horrible, but then they soon re-reformulate it).
    It is very similar to the original but they smooth out the rough edges, it...
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    Re: Quorum vs One Man Show

    Between OMS or Quorum i would prefer Quorum, but I love them both.



    Not true, not identical, many people find them similar but to me they are different. Both of them are pine and leather in a...
  53. Re: Name 1 OVERRATED frag and 1 UNDERRATED Frag.

    Overrated: There are many overrated frags like A*men and flankers, A di Gio, Le Male and Aventus, yes specially Aventus.

    Underrated: Quorum, several Bogart scents and Himalaya.
  54. Re: Your favorite of your most/least expensive scents (pick one of each)

    Expensive: Richard James Cologne Cardamom

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.26155.jpg

    Least expensive: Quorum

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.3825.jpg
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    Re: What do I look like I smell like?

    Absolutely!!!!!
  56. Re: Possible replacement for Roma Uomo - or just get yet another bottle?

    IMO they are very similar, but while Roma is somewhat resinous, Minotaure is fruitier.
    Give Sculpture by Nikos a try too.

    But If I were you, I'd stick with Roma.
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    Poll: Re: Terre D'hermes edt VS Dior Homme edt

    +1.
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    Re: Best civet?

    Have you try the original Patou pour Homme (1980)?
    I guess not.

    1 Patou pour Homme.
    2 Diaghilev Roja Dove
    3 Chanel number 5 Eau de Cologne
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    Re: Best Bang for Buck

    Quorum, not only is one of the best perfume for men ever, but it can be found at less than 10 bucks for the 3.4 oz. bottle. Who can beat that?
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    Re: What would Batman wear?

    Ungaro III on weekdays and Salvador Dali pour Homme on weekends
    Cartier Santos for men during vacations
  61. Re: What bottle size do you tend to prefer?

    Ditto
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    Re: What would you rather buy ?

    Do you want to smell like everybody else?, then get Bleu.
    There are better choices for that 90 bucks.
  63. Re: How does Lolita Lempicka Au masculin smell?

    Lolita Lempicka aM smells sickening sweet, get Blue Sugar instead.
  64. Re: What's a good Alternative to Tom Ford Neroli Portofino?

    And I think they smell almost identical.

    But I like Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vieille or Myrurgia 1916 over TF NF anytime, and they are cheap too.
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    Re: Looking for an everyday cologne

    Don't be boring wearing the same cologne everyday, spice it up man!!! use a different one every day. I get bored if I use a cologne too often
    Regardless, Drakkar Noir seems like a great choice...
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    Re: Your favorite winter fragrance note

    Coniferous notes of any kind, Pine, Spruce, Juniper, but specially Fir
  67. Re: Still seeking a DARK and HEAVY Blackberry fragrance

    Another vote for Jubilation XXV
  68. Re: Support for Turin's Vibrational Hypothesis on new documentary series.

    I just gave the proof in a previous entry: The vibrational spectra of enantiomers pairs are identical to each other, some enantiomers pairs smell different and according to Turin's hypothesis they...
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    Re: Fragrances of the Middle East

    Rasasi, Surrati and Ajmal have some great offerings too, but the best (IMO) from the Middle East is Abdul Samad Al Qurashi, but their perfumes are a little pricey.
    And oils/attars are way superior...
  70. Re: Some fantastic scents from UK houses ? Suggestions ?

    Paul Smith and Richard James are two great British perfume houses
  71. Re: Support for Turin's Vibrational Hypothesis on new documentary series.

    I did my doctoral dissertation thesis in a quantum tunnelling effect research project at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) so I think I understand quantum tunnelling, and I...
  72. Re: Help my wardrobe with your favorites!

    Instead of ADDM I would suggest Zanzibar by VC&A, very similar IMO and lot cheaper but the same high quality.
    Either Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille or Oud Wood.
    For a great inexpensive scent either...
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    I ended up wearing Blue Spruce in the daytime and Spice and Woods in the evening.
  74. Re: Lagerfeld...vintage, original or cologne?

    Neither
  75. Re: Which fragrances in the last 15 years "changed the game"?

    More reason to consider A*men NOT a game changer.
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    Re: Create a flanker

    That would be perfect for riot control.
    Police would not need pepper spray any longer!
  77. Re: Bone-dry niche fragrance to add to my collection?

    Try VC&A Zanzibar. Hard to get thou.
    A spicy vetiver, the driest scent I've ever encounter.
  78. Re: Which fragrances in the last 15 years "changed the game"?

    Animale Animale was launched in 1994 while A*man not until 1996.
    How could A*man have change the game if it is a copy of a fragrance that predates it by 2 years?

    But of course a French...
  79. Re: Help me choose: Polo (classic) or Esencia Loewe.

    You did the right thing.
  80. Re: On the hunt for "Five Star" fragrances. All because I bought a book! HAIAHA!

    I have only one thing to say about Sanchez and Turin book: It is a waste of money.

    BTW: If anybody is interested, I will sell mine cheap.
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    Re: Do you use perfume every day?

    Twice a day, every day.
    The first after my morning shower and then a second time after my evening shower.
    If it is too hot (it is the norm here) and I take an early afternoon shower, then it is...
  82. Re: Support for Turin's Vibrational Hypothesis on new documentary series.

    Sorry to disappoint you guys but Turin's vibrational hypothesis is wrong.
    According to that hypothesis all enantiomers should smell identical, but some don't.
    In all scientific hypothesis if one,...
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    Re: Bentley Intense

    Amazon

    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_0_15?url=search-alias%3Dbeauty&field-keywords=bentley+intense&sprefix=bentley+intense%2Caps%2C591
  84. Re: Which long-term fragrance are you still excited to wear?

    Mostly all of them
  85. Poll: Re: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    Yes, you are mixing apples with oranges here.
    What smells better, an orange or an apple? Depends what for.

    Comparing LDDM with VC&A Zanzibar would make more sense.
  86. Re: What is your favorite Creed and why?!

    Silver Water Mountain and Himalaya
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    I not only dig regular alcohol based fragrances but also body oils.
    I got from Saveonscents.com a body oil called Blue Spruce and it smells just like X-mas.
    Probably layering with a perfume with a...
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    Re: Most minty fragrance

    Absolutely right, how could I forget.
    Read my review, in June 2012 I said: "One of the best treatments of the mint note"
    Unfortunably Nordstrom is charging $73.50 for the 3.3 oz bottle.
  89. Re: Micallef Sashka Man is a Lapidus Pour Homme Clone.

    I have owned 5 bottles of Sashka Black (Men) and 3 of them look like your number 1 and 2 like your number 2 and all smell identical to me.
    i agree with Hednic, I also own both and they are different...
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    Re: Al Rehab - Choco Musk

    I have experience several al-Rehab fragrances in both spray and roll-on forms and in every case roll-on is better IMO.
  91. Re: The "Official" Creed Spice and Wood discussion thread

    Compared with Bois Marrocain, it is very creamy.
    I was CLEARLY making a comparison.
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    Re: Smooth cedar fragrance?

    I would have recommended Spice and Wood, but it doesn't last and its price is ridiculous. Neither Tom Ford Bois Marrocain, too much cedar it smells like pencil shavings.

    Terre d'Hermes is a great...
  93. Re: The "Official" Creed Spice and Wood discussion thread

    Spice and Wood is very similar to the discontinued J. Casanova pour Homme, but not as good.
    And J. Casanova lasts all day long while Spice and Wood lasts at the most 3 hrs.
    I was happy Creed...
  94. Re: The "Official" Creed Spice and Wood discussion thread

    %%%%
  95. Re: Nominate a bottle for the most elegant bottle award here!

    The Guerlain BEE bottle is by far the most elegant bottle IMO.
    http://www.auntjudysattic.com/Factice/imperialbee5.jpg

    I own a 1 liter bottle and I would not sell it regardless on what they may...
  96. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    It was a blind purchase for me and I almost pucked the first time.
    Not only smells awful, but the sprayer is so hard to hit.
    And who wants a bottle in a condom anyway?
    A total disaster if you ask...
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    Re: Most minty fragrance

    For a nice minty scent:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.60.jpg

    For a disgusting toothpaste smelling scent:


    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.430.jpg

    For an inexpensive and also very...
  98. Poll: Re: The Almighty Battle: Aventus vs. Jubilation XXV

    Agreed.

    This is like comparing Black Forest cake with a plain cupcake.

    Well, I understand, children would prefer a cupcake, wouldn't they?
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    I think you mean either the most sexy or the sexiest, but most sexiest????, is like saying the most best. LOL

    Regardles, judging for the reactions or compliments I get from females I think Oud...
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    Re: Any nice Bay Rum Colognes?

    Geo F. Trumper Bay Rum Cologne
    http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mh3ASVCpMmwtGCm6TnzepRw.jpg

    St. John's

    http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mJhUfl5FpDoQmYIvjMT62hw.jpg

    or Taylor's
    ...
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