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  1. Re: Which scents have you ever stolen from the girls?

    LOL!

    For a few "traditional" female scents I occasionally wear, Chanel 5, Mitsouko, and Coromendel.
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    Re: The ultimate incense war

    I love incense as part of a composition but not so much full forward incense. In my mind, there are two that stand out and these are Bois d'Encens and Avignon. I like them both both not something I...
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    Re: Top 5 Rose scents

    Two very different interpretations, but the two I like most are Rose 31 and Black Aoud.
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    Re: Jicky - where is the filth?

    For whatever reason, I am one of the people that don't smell the skank, filth, and pee that many others do in many scents. I just find this very interesting.
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    Re: Scents that teenage girls like

    This one is easy...Kouros.
  6. Re: Is Tom Ford's Black Orchid a good scent for men?

    So if you didn't have balls it wouldn't be unisex?

    :)
  7. Re: Musc Ravajour wearers - Has this happened to you?

    I'm one of those folks that only smells the gourmand cinnamon/vanilla combo. Nothing dirty/skanky/musky at all. I have always been amazed at how differently people perceive this scent.
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    Re: When people around you HATE your fragrance.

    I would suggest getting new friends and family.

    :)
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    Re: You are dying...

    Perfect. Going out with style!
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    Re: le male vs vasace the dreamer

    Yes, but the laundry is folded by someone smoking a high quality cigarette. Good stuff.
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    Re: Most complimented designer frag?...

    "Most complimented" does not say as much about the fragrance as it does the people whom we come into contact with.
  12. Re: What do you think of this fragrance I created?

    It would be impossible to predict. I believe that the amount of notes listed above could be blended into a million different variations.
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    Re: Constructive advise for newbies

    Lots of good advice here. I would also add the caveat that rare and expensive does not necessarily mean it's good.
  14. Re: Your latest fragrance comment by others; positive or negative

    This week my wife said. "What's that old man balm smell"?.

    Rive Gauche it was.
  15. Thread: "Offence"

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    Re: "Offence"

    Well said.
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    Re: Best fragrance for the gym.

    12 sprays of Kouros. No matter how crowded the gym is, you will always get the piece of equipment you want.
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    Re: Anyone here use just one spray?

    I often use 1 spray.
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    Re: Gentle People -- Your Expertise is Required

    Yep. That's my guess also.
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    Re: Lunch w/ The President of My Company

    I would take into account the type of industry you work in, the purpose of the meeting, the type of lunch and setting, etc.
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    Re: Became a laughing stock

    Time to get a new family and friends.
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    Re: Lunch w/ The President of My Company

    So many unknown variables...
  22. "Amber, cedarwood, amber wood, frankincense,...

    "Amber, cedarwood, amber wood, frankincense, vetiver, vanilla and oud", sounds very interesting but I am sure the price will quickly crush that interest for me.
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    Re: I did not like Egoiste. Will I like Chergui?

    Kinda like saying, I don't like baseball. Will I like football?
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    Re: Funny cologne compliment

    This just can't be true. 40 sprays would literally make people sick.
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    Re: I need something to attract attention

    Wear 12 sprays of Kouros. I promise you that you will attract attention.
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    Re: Fragrance For A Formal Event

    Carry the XD 9mm and wear whatever the hell you want to.
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    Re: Spicebomb is the BOMB and giveaway!

    Nice gesture. Very cool.
  28. Re: My opinion on l'Air du Desert Marocain has changed

    I love LDDM but I find it very important to use it sparingly. For me this fragrance defines "less is better". I got much more enjoyment from it when I learned to not spray it close to my head or neck.
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    Re: Aventus Associated Paranoia

    I agree but just can't stop myself from reading these type of threads.
  30. Re: How do you react when people tell you you're wearing too much fragrance?

    I find that just a tad extreme. Usually a good beating will suffice.
  31. Re: What is the Most Masculine Perfume? ... not EDT?

    I'd go with Kouros. Althought not EDP it is strong, long lasting, and masculine as generally defined.
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    Re: Help me!!! CREED

    The Anti-Creed virus is now spreading.
  33. Re: What's your favorite 'lounging around the house' fragrance?

    I like Kouros when I am just "kickin' it" and not going anywhere.
  34. Re: Monumental Perfume Collection! Link Inside...

    Very cool. Le Grand Duc is very easy to listen to and I found this clip very entertaining. The guy has a voice and presence just made for television.
  35. Thread: Xerjoff Kobe.

    by Partagas
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    Re: Xerjoff Kobe.

    Enough is enough. I gotta find a sample of this stuff.
  36. Thread: Splash??

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    Re: Splash??

    Splash bottles must serve some purpose. Why else would Amouage use them for their attars?
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    Re: my first blind buy...

    Although I have tried, I just can't understand blind buying.
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    Re: Héritage by Guerlain

    I am going to have to revisit the EDP. I last wore it in hot summer weather and found it to be a bit much.
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    Re: Projection / Sillage ?

    Not at all. You could be suffocating people around you and they just aren't telling you.
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    Re: Sweetest fragrances you have ever smelled?

    1 Million. I find it sweet to the point of vile.
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    Re: If you lived in Hell...

    If I lived in Hell I would wear Kouros.
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    Re: Looking for a fresh clean scent

    Here is a good thread: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/193247-Clean-just-out-of-shower-fresh-scent
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    Re: Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Kouros. Of course.
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    Re: Dark, creepy fragrances?

    Here are some ideas: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/202838-Good-Dark-Mysterious-Fragrances
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    Re: What are your top 5 Workout scents?

    Here is some good info: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/171437-Best-Workout-Scent
  46. Thread: Best vetiver

    by Partagas
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    Re: Vetiver!

    Lucky you. Sounds like a great work environment.

    :)
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    Re: Pure Distance M

    Other than Amouage Tribute, M is easily the strongest scent I have ever tried. A sa,ple vial is many wearings...I think a full spray of this stuff would be outright dangerous.
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    Re: How Many Fragrances Should a Normal Man Have?

    Hmmm.. where is this "real world" to be found. I am still looking for it.

    :)
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    Re: Chanel Antaeus

    You must have a wonderful smelling granny.

    :)
  50. Re: What other expensive hobbies do you guys have besides collecting fragrances????

    Whiskey and cigars prior to having two beautiful daughters.
  51. Pure Oud?

    Pure Oud?
  52. Re: What are the best fragrances for an 18 year old?

    You and only you will know what the best fragrance is. Enjoy the journey and trust your own senses.
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    Re: Creed. Please explain...

    You may be on to something here... it would be really interesting to have people who have never smelled Aventus try different batches blindly to see how they percieve and rate them.
  54. Re: Since Montale was running its own little scam job...

    Well said. I will like Black Aoud regardless of the story behind it.
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    Re: Help! Doha duty-free Amouage shopping

    It certainly is. Great description.
  56. Re: What Are You Wearing This Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/etc.?

    I have a few drops of Amouage Tribute for Christmas and Christmas Eve. It will be interesting to see how it works in very cold weather.
  57. Re: Thank you to the Men of BaseNotes....here's what I got....

    Party at KimmyMcG's place!
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    Re: More Aventus Longevity deception!

    Wow...now I find that Aventus is as potent as Amouage Tribute. Hmm.
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    Re: How should a police officer smell like?

    Paco Rabanne PH, I think would be perfect. Fresh, green and soapy with a touch of barbershop, and a bit old-school without being dated.
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    Re: Need some idea for Christmas!!

    Oh the horror of it all!....welcome to BN. Spend some time here and you will become a "real" metro-sexual.

    :)
  61. Re: Recent Lutens reformulations - Chergui and Gris Clair

    I'm looking forward to try the "new" Chergui. Years ago I had a decant and thought I would like it more if it was less sweet.
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    Re: How to spot fake Chanel Antaeus?

    I would simply spray it.
  63. Thread: Royal Oud

    by Partagas
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    Re: Royal Oud

    I think it a very nice fragrance but just can't justify the price.
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    Re: Women under 35 and classic perfumes

    I am a male over 35 and I like to wear them .

    :)
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    Re: Looking for a sillage monster!

    The search function is your friend here at BN. Give it a try.
  66. Re: How do you react when people tell you you're wearing too much fragrance?

    For those of you that simply don't care what others think- have you ever had he table turned on you? ie, you are the one being choked out by someone who sprayed too much?
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    Re: Frags that do really well in COLD weather ?

    +1 for Tauer L'Air
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    Re: I'm addicted to this site....

    Crystal Flacon
  69. Re: Looking for that "mysterious" fragrance...any ideas?

    Jubiliation XXV
    Chergui
    Tribute attar
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    Re: Amouage Tribute Attar....mind=blown

    Sorry... double post.
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    Re: Amouage Tribute Attar....mind=blown

    I must admit that Tribute also just blew me away. I tried it years ago and recently revisited it. After a couple wears (drops) I just found it to be too much tobacco, smoke, and resin. The drydown 5...
  72. Re: Do you tell people what you're wearing when they ask?

    Of course I would tell if asked. To not answer the question would feel really awkward to me.
  73. Re: Wore Acier Aluminium to cardio section of the gym today - mixed feedback

    Not much is worse than trying to work out while breathing in a cloud from someone who oversprayed. A while back I worked out in a thick fog of Chanel No. 5 (which I love) and it was very unpleasant....
  74. Re: What holiday fragrance gifts are you giving this year?

    L'Instant PH for the FIL.
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    Re: Why I perceive Antaeus airy?

    Possible fake? If you and others can't smell it from two feet away then it is not Antaeus.
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    Re: Daily Rose Scents for men?

    Davidoff Zino
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    Re: ◙◙ Predictions for 2012 ◙◙

    I predict the continued endless discussion about Aventus batch variations.
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    Re: Going out tonight, must impress...

    As simple as it sounds, you may just want to ask the very people you are trying to impress what they like. I am not sure asking people here at BN about their opinion is very productive because you...
  79. Re: Creed resellers : How they can sell at suck low price?

    Nope, just 90% fake.

    Sorry...just kidding. This happens will almost all retail products. Rarely if ever will you see the same product at the exact same price all the time. It's simply capitalism...
  80. Re: Looking for a fragrance for no more than $80

    Have you tried Guerlain Vetiver?
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    Poll: Re: Help me choose my next purchase!

    Have you tried them all? I am not sure it is wise to let others vote because the decision is really up to you. That's a great list you have though.
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    Re: A nuclear bomb

    Why o' why does this question get asked so often? The use of the term "nuclear" in describing a fragrance seems be a negative thing not something desired. I just don't get it.
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    Re: Creed - no sh**t propeller discussion

    Just to be clear, Hollister started in 1921.
  84. Re: OMG, I finally found a knowledgeable sales associate amongst all these nitwits.

    Hilarious!

    :)
  85. Poll: Re: Which Comme des Garçons Serie3 : Incense is your favourites ? --Multiple answers--

    I have tried them all and Kyoto is my favorite.
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    Re: before I go and drop $300 this weekend...

    A bottle of Xerjoff Kobe should do the trick.
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    Re: Fragrances that smell like money?

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/212673-Money-paper-smell-(I-like-the-fragance-of-new-bills)
  88. Re: $50 to Purchase 3 Colognes...What would you buy?

    +1. You could get three nice decants of some excellent fragrance for $50.
  89. Re: Trying to figure out if this is a counterfeit bottle of Micallef "Gaiac". Any thoughts?

    When using Ebay, risk is guaranteed. You should search "Ebay" here on BN.
  90. Thread: Kouros

    by Partagas
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    Re: Kouros

    Here is some good info- http://www.basenotes.net/threads/280673-Kouros-yanked-from-the-Yanks...?highlight=kouros
  91. Re: Did Perfume Center.com send me a fake Creed Green Irish Tweed?

    This is one of the most frequently asked question here at BN. So many headaches and hassles could be avoided if people joined BN prior to buying fragrances (especailly GIT) over the Net.
  92. Re: List the fragrances that you think smells magical, mystical and mysterious

    Another vote for Jubilation XXV.
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    Re: 'Rugged' daily wear fragrance?

    I immediately think of Guerlain Vetiver.
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    Re: Pure Distance M

    .1 ml per wearing? If so, very impressive.
  95. Re: End goal - Know I'm about to arrive 10 minutes before I arrive

    I would suggest just using any of the oft mentioned powerhouses and rip the sprayer off. Pour it on. Spraying is for wimps.
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    Re: A good "young professional" fragrance.

    I would agree but I know an interviewer will question a person's judgment if they arrive in a cloud of fragrance.
  97. Thread: Cologne Poll

    by Partagas
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    Poll: Re: Cologne Poll

    I'll be interested in the poll results but I wouldn't expect much of a consensus. Rarely is it ever found here at BN.

    :)
  98. Thread: Royal Oud

    by Partagas
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    Re: Royal Oud

    I tried it a few days ago at Nieman Marcus. After spraying a card I was impressed so I sprayed 5 nice sprays on my arms. I thought it was a wonderful scent that stayed very close to the skin. I could...
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    Re: The Highest Rated Men's Scents

    Also keep in mind that those who submit reviews and ratings are not a representative sample.
  100. Thread: winter scent

    by Partagas
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    Re: winter scent

    Sticky this quote!
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