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  1. Re: Thierry Mugler A*MEN Taste of Fragrance and Pure Havane

    they both perform equally well for me. If you like ToF you will probably like Havane.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*MEN Pure Wood

    Yay, 3 whole months of speculation.
  3. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/1/14): Terre d`Hermes vs Boss Bottled

    Love Boss Bottled, Hate TdH.
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    I have been embaressed quite a few times when someone notices my fragrance from waaay to far away. The last time this happened to me was making the mistake of wearing 4 sprays of Le Male,...
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    Re: Thierre Mugler Parfumes

    Pure Havane followed by Taste of Fragrance.
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    Re: Aventus - It is not all that

    While i could not smell my sample of Aventus after about 1 minute of applicaton, my wife commented on it an hour or so later and reeeally liked it.
  7. Thread: a few things

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    Re: a few things

    Here we go again.
  8. Re: Which Is The Best Out Of These Tobacco Colognes?

    This. Surprised it hasn't been brought up more. Str8 cherry flvrd pipe tobacco. Very sweet though, if overapplied or worn too often. I wear it a couple times a month, and enjoy it very much when i...
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    Re: When someone asks you what you're wearing....

    99% of the time they have never heard of or don't really care what your answer is.
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    Re: DHI owners, need your help!!!

    I completely understand. If you are comfortable buying from FragX, then by all means buy from FragX. Sometimes the xtra $ is definitly worth the peice of mind of knowing what you are getting. DHI is...
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    Re: DHI owners, need your help!!!

    WTF! FragranceX is selling DHI for $122 for the 3.4 oz and $92 for tbe 1.7oz. Ridiculous! Waaaay to expensive.
  12. Re: I just wanted to be cool. review of A*Men / Angel Men

    Yup
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    Re: Best Acqua Di Gio Imitation

    Hit the nail on the head. Perry Ellis 360 Red is a great replacement at a great price. I own both 360 red and AdG, and i actually prefer the PE. Imo it lasts longer, smells better, and projects more...
  14. Re: Fragrances you don't care for but your significant other loves!

    Wife loves Cool Water on me...I do not. But i wear it to please her.
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    Re: My Jean Paul Gaultier. Original or fake ?

    The sprayer on my Le Male is of high quality and sprays a nice and smooth large mist. I can't imagine fakes would have comparable spray (this is speculation as i have never had a fake jpg). How is...
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    Re: Dior Boutique Cologne Prices Skyhigh !!!

    There will always be people who will be willing to pay ANY price simply because it's Dior.
  17. Re: "How to smell a perfume?" : a few practical tips

    I can't believe i've been doing it wrong all this time. So, spray the strip then smell it. Got it.
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    Poll: Re: Le male vs Cuba gold

    I own both and they smell almost identical. Yes le male smells of a higher quality, is more potent, and lasts longer. But if i could do it over, i would keep the Cuba and spend the Le Male $ on a...
  19. Re: I am not getting Midnight in Paris. Maybe early evening ...

    Opinions on this fragrance seem to vary wildly. I don't get ANY alcohol smell to mine, not even immediatly after i spray it. And it smells far from cheap to me. Imo it can hold its own next to many...
  20. Re: Is there any news of fake A*Men and the Pure Line bottles?

    Just because something has a reputation for being a "nuclear bomb", does not mean everyone will see it as such. I for one get normal/average projection from A*Men, DHI, and even Le Male. Your product...
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    Re: What designer frag smells like young money?

    +1 Million
  22. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Ipp, that Phillipe Genty performance art is very cool. I watched some more of their video clips. Thank you for posting these
    strangely beautiful performances. They were very interesting and...
  23. Re: I never understood "fecal notes" in a fragrance until I tried Rive Gauche.

    So does Rive Gauche have fecal notes or not? Need more replies.
  24. Re: The "best" fragrances have something "foul" or "nasty" about them?

    Not a fan whatsoever. Dougczar stated my sentiments on the subject perfectly.
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    Re: how many empties?

    Do you buy empty bottles that are collectible also, or just save your empties when the juice is gone? Some old or rare empty bottles can indeed be worth something, but why would you want to save an...
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    Re: how many empties?

    I toss em' when i'm done.
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    Re: You gotta love EBAY!!!

    This type of behavior is all too common on Basenotes. Quite childish. Most Bnoters are very freindly and welcoming though. Good luck with your purchases USAFammo9, I hope it works out favorably for...
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    Re: Before you buy a niche fragrance....

    How ppl looove to argue. Although i would not be interested in participating in said transaction, it is a valid idea that could work between two interested partys with an existing...
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    Re: First proper Le Male wearing ...

    A stripper complimented your cologne? That's strange, usually stippers tell you what you DON'T want to hear. Dude, you coulda stepped in dogsh*t and she would have told you you smelled great.
    Le...
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    Re: Dior Homme Sport for Tobacco Vanille??

    Come spring/summer you'll be wishin you still had that dhs. Don't do it.
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    Re: Vintage or modern perfume

    ...
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    Re: Vintage or modern perfume

    Either, they both suck. It was the style i was refering to. I think you are confusing the op as having vintage vs. reformulated stance. I think he is speaking more about classic/retro vs. modern.
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    Re: Vintage or modern perfume

    I think you understand what the op is tying to say, and i agree with your (and if i undrstand op correctly) opinion. I to prefer modern scents to ones that were super popular in the 70-80s. Although...
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    Re: The Hunt for Dior Homme Intense

    If you don't mind wearing MiP, DHI shouldn't be a problem. I personally wear them both in warmer weather. I would not wear either if i'm gonna be outside all day in 90f + heat though. But a summer...
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    Re: Need Some Help With My Creed Purchase.

    After blind buying $300 worth of Cartiers' and being dissapointed with them, are you sure you want to blind buy an expensive bottle from a polarising brand like Creed? Rather, you should spend $20 on...
  36. Re: experiment-Gender switch blind testing perfumes

    Sure, let me know how it goes.
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    Re: Hanae Mori Hm or HiM. What's Better???

    All i got from hm was a slight smell of lemon, not much else. No longevity, no projection. Him has got to be a better fragrance.
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    Re: Need Some Help With My Creed Purchase.

    Why no Aventus on your list? I would think it would be perfect for your needs.
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    Re: Vintage Acqua di Gio Pour Homme?

    Yeah, doesn't seem like it went through to much of a change. My bottle is from 2010 i beleive, and i have no problems with its potency, longevity or projection. I was just curious, since there...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage Flanker Thread

    Own and enjoy the original. Never smelled any of the others, don't intend to either.
  41. Re: What has got more female compliments than aventus in your personal experience

    My huge....bottle of AdG.
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    Vintage Acqua di Gio Pour Homme?

    I was recently on DecantShop.com and they were selling Acqua di Gio and vintage Acqua di Gio samples. Description said it is from a "vintage" bottle from the late 90s'. Anyone know anything about...
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    Re: Yet ANOTHER HORROR story from...

    I get Details magazine and my wife gets Cosmo, compliments of FragranceNet. We actually read them, so it doesn't bother me one bit.
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    Re: paco rabanne 1 million...eh

    No powder here either. I did smell the "bubblegum" for a second the very first time i smelled it, but have not noticed it since. Definitly a favorite in my wardrobe.
  45. Poll: Re: Midnight In Paris (EDT,EDP) vs Dior Homme Intense!

    I own DHI, MiP, and BB. If you just sample them here and there, you might think they are similar. But having worn all 3 extensively, they are nothing alike. Each one is unique in its own right, and...
  46. Re: What do you consider a great "value" men's fragrance

    Midnight in Paris 4.2 oz edp for around $40 is hard to beat.(if you like that type of fragrance) Beautiful bottle, large size, edp strength, and solid quality. Or you can go with the edt for around...
  47. Thread: Skin and scent

    by timmy-j
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    Re: Skin and scent

    Agree. Scents may last longer or smell stronger on certain ppl with more oils on their skin, but it will still be the same scent. To me, AdG will always smell like AdG, no matter who is wearing it.
  48. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    I remember having a book of Calvin and Hobbes comics around when i was young that i enjoyed looking at. I wonder where things like these dissapear to.
  49. Thread: Reviews..

    by timmy-j
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    Re: Reviews..

    If i want t KNOW (reviews,notes,perfumer etc.) about a fragrance, i go to Fragrantica. If i want to TALK about it, i go to Basenotes.
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    Re: Le Male confussion :P

    Got a bottle of this for X-mas. I find it to be quite tame. Its reputation for being loud must have come from its first formulation. It still smells great, but isn't much more powerful than its...
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    Re: I am somehow blown away by Nautica Voyage

    Love it also. This upcoming spring/summer will be my 3rd wearing it. Giving it a rest over the winter makes me not tire of it, and enjoy it with a new vigor every spring i pull it back out. A truly...
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    Re: Why All The Hate For Polo Red On Here?

    Even without smelling it, i automatically discount it because it is made by Ralph Lauren. Lame.
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    Re: My Cheap Idea - Aventus

    Paying more $ for it would definitly make it smell better. At $35 an ounce i doubt you will get many compliments.
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    Re: Burberry London Discontinued?

    Yeah, it's a great smelling unique fragrance.....with super poor performance. I own a bottle, and discontinued or not, i won't be replacing it when it's gone. Especially if it reaches ridiculous...
  55. Re: Anyone want a $35 dollar empty Pure Coffee Bottle?

    And to think i've been throwing my empty bottles in the trash all this time. Sonuvabitch!
  56. Re: Anyone want a $35 dollar empty Pure Coffee Bottle?

    He shoulda took your fake $40 when he had the chance.
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    Re: Aventus Compliments: Do They Reduce by Time?

    What's the point of even wearing it if it's not getting you compliments?
  58. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Although it can be a bit played out, no Christmas is complete without It's a Wonderful Life. A true classic.
  59. Thread: Myth ??

    by timmy-j
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    Re: Myth ??

    This is what happens when ppl join in on the conversation without reading the original post. This seems to happen alot around here.
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    Re: Yet ANOTHER HORROR story from...

    Sounds like a 1st world problem to me for sure
  61. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Watching The Grinch right now, the movie with Jim Carey as the Grinch. Great movie! Next up, Home Alone. Maybe throw in some Bad Santa sometime this weekend. Love,love,love X-Mas movies. Especially...
  62. Thread: Myth ??

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    Re: Myth ??

    I have heard more than a few times from people that if you can smell your cologne on yourself, then you are probably wearing too much. But have never heard this connection between quality and not...
  63. Re: Are drunk reviews the future of the fragrance community?

    Drunk or not, the dude on the DHI review video is a complete d-bag. What a tool.
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    Re: Men use women's perfume

    I personall would not feel comfortable wearing womens perfume. It smells very nice though on my wife.
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    Re: Creed GIT is very weak

    There is only edp (unless something has changed recently). FrgranceNet is misleading ppl.
    Maybe just return it like the last person that bought it did, and buy a bottle of Cool Water
  66. Re: How to recognize "Van Cleef & Arpels" perfumes: a guide.

    Complicated to say the least. Great research.
  67. FragranceX always has free shipping. These deals...

    FragranceX always has free shipping. These deals suuuck.
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    Re: Im content with my small collection. Are you?

    I'm happy with 15-20. Sure, there will always be another bottle i want but i just practice some self-control. If i finish a bottle i will either replace it or buy a different one.
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    Re: Do your fragrances match your personality?

    Don't even think about it. I just wear what i think smells good.
  70. Thread: bijan

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    Re: bijan

    Google.
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    Re: Is a Rollerball ever Preferred?

    My wife sometimes likes to use them at work, so she can aplly perfume without filling the air with the scent by spraying (and having ppl ask "did someone just spray perfume?"). I guess dabbing does...
  72. Re: Ever embarrassed to reaveal which fragrance you're wearing if its expensive?

    You can tell him what it is without telling him how much it costs. I don't own any niche, so for me this is not a problem. On the other end of the spectrum though, I felt a little embaressed telling...
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    Re: Have you ever blind bought a fragrance...

    This is a pet-peeve of mine. Happens all the time around here, people read the thread title only and then post away, with no regard to the actual topic at hand. Annoying.
    Anyway, to answer your...
  74. Re: D&G the one is my current scent, looking for something with more projection

    This is what has stopped me from purchasing The One, its poor performance. I am having the same issues with Burberry London lately. I love the smell, but 10 sprays and it's barely noticable after an...
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    Re: Fake Acqua Di Gio 200ml ?

    That price is a good deal, but not so low as to be suspicious. This is a tough one. I also have a 100 ml, no # inside of cap. The sprayer/top on yours looks exactly the same as mine. The bottle and...
  76. Re: What's a good everyday cologne for a college male for the upcoming winter?

    Try Thierry Muglers A*Men Pure Havane or Pure Malt. Might like one or both, or neither. Maybe 1 Million?
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    Re: Fake Acqua Di Gio 200ml ?

    It looks fine to me. Where did you get it, and how much did you pay for it? If you got it from E-Bay for a GREAT deal, then i would be more inclined to think it was fake than if you bought it from...
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    Re: The Thanksgiving Thread

    Happy Thanksgiving to all. I will be wearing 1 Million today. I have really been enjoying it as of late, and it has the power i need to go all day. Gobble, gobble!!!:)
  79. Re: Ever smell familiar scents in a club/bar and think your a fragrance expert?

    I don't go to bars/clubs. I rarely (if ever) smell fragrances on anyone other than myself in my day to day life.
  80. Re: Expert opinions needed.... I have general ideas

    Maybe try CK One Shock.
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    Re: Blind buy Bond no.9 New Harlem?

    Yes, Dougzar hit the nail on the head. Judging by your fondness for sweet fragrances, i think you will like it. I have much the same tastes as you, and i think it smells amazing. If it weren' t so...
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    Re: Best bang for your buck cinnamon?

    I don't get it, but many reviews for Perry Ellis 360 Red speak of it as being quite cinnamon laden. It just smells like AdG to me, but some get the Big Red chewing gum vibe from it. Great price for...
  83. Re: suggestions for modern designer frags with sillage and longeivity like that of kouros and 1 mill

    No, CK shock smells nothing like 1 million. And although i own and enjoy CK Shock, i don't think it has the projection or longevity you are looking for. Honestly, i don't get that room clearing,...
  84. Re: Is there anything wrong with spraying cologne on your clothes?

    I always do a spray or two on the front of my shirt after my spraying on skin routine, unless it's a white shirt i' wearing.
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    Re: Burberry London for Men - a keeper or not?

    London is cheap enough to buy another bottle AND scratch your itch.
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    Re: Should'nt they be sued ?

    I just wear what i think smells good (at a price i'm willing to pay). Don't really give it any more thought than that.
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    Re: Weirdest Name For Male Fragrances

    Fat Electrician by Etat Libre d'Orange. Thought it was a joke when i read the name in a thread a couple months ago. It was not.
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    Re: The Darkest Scent - A*Men Pure Leather

    Are you a fan of the scent itself, Renato?
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    Re: Michael Jordan Colognes

    One of the best cheapies on the market imo. A great gourmand. Not overly sweet, just sweet enough. I use this in my daily work (winter) rotation. Definitly worth owning. Have not tried any of the...
  90. Re: What smells like the "Black Ice" car freshener?

    I had one of these in my car last month, and it is definitly Cool Water.
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    Re: Only a few weeks til Thankgiving Day..

    D&G pour home or may Pure Havane.
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    Re: DIOR HOMME : nine different batches review.

    Awesome, now when can i expect the Aventus batch comparison thread?
  93. Re: JPG Kokorico and Kokorico By Night dirt cheap now....worth a blind buy for a gourmand lover???

    Sounds like i would like it, but those bottles are hideous imo.
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    Re: The Best Cuba Paris fragrances?

    Gold is really good imo. And the price is even better.
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    Re: Is everybody sleep on Taste Of Fragrance..

    I absolutely love the stuff, but i can totally see why someone would'nt like it though. As much as i love that chilli pepper smell, the drydown (after the chilli pepper note fades a bit) is...
  96. Re: Guess which Basenoter has bought a perfume house, and which one?

    I am sooo done even caring anymore.
  97. Re: Guess which Basenoter has bought a perfume house, and which one?

    Where are these clues you talked about giving, grant? All i've seen are a bunch of wild guesses.
    Edit: just saw the exclusion clue in post #9.
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    Re: Is my creed aventus authentic?

    I'm sure it's fine. As long as the ladies like it, right? Maybe some pics of the bottle could help someone confirm its authenticity a bit better.
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    Re: Aventus way too overrated?

    No one is forcing you to read it, just ignore it. As to whether not it is overrated, i'm not really sure. The few times i tried it, i fatigued so quickly that i could'nt get a good feel for it. It...
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    Re: Issey miyake vs boss bottled

    Boss Bottled of the two as i am not a fan of Issey.
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