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    Re: Not to be a jerk...

    First off Paul, if you want to get personal, PM me and I will take care of you. Second, the behavior of griping about posting habits is just as repetitive and quite distracting. This can be solved...
  2. Re: Kikanfunogenkaiten: The point of no Return

    The Mont Blanc Boheme is black resin with platinum fittings. On the clip, there is a blue jewel. I tried virtually every pen and this one has perfect balance a weight as to not induce fatigue. This...
  3. Kikanfunogenkaiten: The point of no Return

    I recently went on a trip to Las Vegas when I did some extensive perfume shopping. The very first store I hit was Penhaligons. I just knew I was going to walk away with Blenheim Bouquet but after...
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    Re: Not to be a jerk...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypocrite

    Might want to read up on that one there, tiger. *I'd like to point out this thread started in the Off Topic discussion, and I think I've been pretty...
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    Re: Not to be a jerk...

    edited by moderator Paul G

    http://www.basenotes.net/community/YaBB.pl?virboard=Global;num=1149249730

    hopefully the new board you're so fond of doesn't have such fascist moderators. ;)
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    Re: Mechant Loup

    Initially, it smelled ok but like all L'Artisan fragranes, it smells like collectings from an anal lavage of a billy goat. Not that I would know, but it is how I would imagine it to be. Plain dirty!...
  7. Re: Hermes * EAU DES MERVEILLES * Orange vs Blue

    I was just in the Hermes boutique and it is indeed, the same exact juice. It was repackaged for a limited edition.
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    Re: Feuille Verte (Creed)

    I just called to confirm how may pieces there are. So, there are only 100 flacons made in the entire world which means I doubt 90 of them found its way to the USA. So, that means, there are fewer...
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    Re: Feuille Verte (Creed)

    Correct, there are not many pieces in the USA and most are spoken for, including one for me of course. So unfortunately, on a select few and be priviledged to bathe in its glory!
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    Re: Finding Common Tones

    DustB,

    I feel it is necessary to offer my humble insight. A member replied basically calling me an idiot and that is ok as everyone is entitled to their opinion. However, as progenitor of this...
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    Re: Finding Common Tones

    Thanks Dude!

    You are right Sir! It could very well turn out to be a miss but it gives a place to start. Your favorite notes mixed with other essences might turn out to be a whole other beast or it...
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    Re: Finding Common Tones

    Your predilection for dramatic antics is not amusing. You are woefully out of your debt. It is silly to think I listed a chord within a chord as you put it. I listed notes within each chord. As I...
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    Finding Common Tones

    Finding Common Tones
    By: Brad




    In the music world, advanced theory teaches the musician how to find common tones for the purpose of constructing an instrumental solo to be accompanied by a...
  14. Re: I am just so f*cking tired of "piss" posts....

    I think it is unreasonable and unrealistic to expect every post to be completely original and interesting on an Internet board.

    Everyone around here gets so irritated when people post threads...
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    Re: New: Eau de Lierre by Diptyque

    I could no pass up the opportunity but call me crazy, what is the difference from posting a link vs. pasting what you wrote? I prefer not to have another window open in my browser myself and I...
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    Re: New: Eau de Lierre by Diptyque

    I could no pass up the opportunity but call me crazy, what is the difference from posting a link vs. pasting what you wrote? I prefer not to have another window open in my browser myself and I...
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    Re: Tommy Bahama Very Cool

    Issey miyaki clone indeed!
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    Re: Fahrenheit

    farenheit is great!
  19. Re: Is there any way to know the "age" of a Creed

    The boxes with no dates are supposedly made in the current year. I commend everyone for being kind to addict!
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    Re: Putting Stock in Poll Results

    yes i did read your post. *i just couldn't believe you were actually saying that ppl would bother fixing a little poll on BN, which is what it sounded like. *afterall, if you rule out natural causes...
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    Re: Which Lolita Lempicka?

    I voted au masculine. Fraichure is a watered down version and although it might be better for summer, I like the depth and complexity of the original.
  22. Re: Not another Rive Gauche Thread!...EdT vs. Inte

    I don't think they have brought back the intense although I wished they would. I vaguely remember what it smells like. I have the original. They only complain I have is that I wished it was in a...
  23. Re: Czech and Speak 88 or Bond #9 Bleecker Street?

    Now, to help you out, I myself, will be recieveing a scented strip of no 88 in a few days. I will be able to offer my thoughts at that time. From what I have read, no 88 has a rose note in it and...
  24. Re: Czech and Speak 88 or Bond #9 Bleecker Street?

    This is nothing personal but...

    Get decants and figure it out. No on here can tell you what you like.

    What is the collective IQ on this site? It seems to be devolving.

    "Where do I wear...
  25. Re: Anyone Been to a Thierry Mugler Event?

    Hey brother, no I have never been to one. I think you should go. You might really enjoy it and learn something about the fragrances to share with us. Also, freebies are an extra incentive. If I was...
  26. Re: Anyone Been to a Thierry Mugler Event?

    Wow, exactly, indeed!
  27. Re: Confessions of Saint Augustine.....

    Nice thoughts! Bookish, hmnn, perhaps since he tought rhetorics, some CDG 2 would fit with the notes of sumi ink and dusty pages. The intersting thing is that I relate to Saint Augustine. He is...
  28. Re: How important to you is a scent's "masculinity

    Great thread Turner! I voted very important simply because I find most feminine fragrances too sweet or floral for me to pull off. I don't like men's that are too sweet. A little sweet is ok. I like...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday May 17

    hmmnn, I don't know. I am needing some sleep so, probably something light and refreshing like selection verte.
  30. Re: Confessions of Saint Augustine.....

    Very interesting guys! Pluran, I cannot wait to recieve my scented strip of 88 in the mail. I hope I will like it! My Turn:

    Before conversion: Kouros

    After conversion: GIT

    My holy grail has...
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    Re: Cyprus Musc: Longevity?

    Interesting comments from everyone! I think epicea is wearable in any season. In fact, I will grab my sample today and throw some on. Supposedly, a lady is sending me a sample of cyprus musc and I...
  32. Confessions of Saint Augustine.....

    What do you think Saint Augustine would confess to wearing? Also, what is your holy discovery?
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    Re: Tea For Two - a scent to impress?

    I guess I am the outlier here. I don't like it, in fact, I cannot get into L'Artisan period. I don't know why. That house has not captivating me. Perhaps it will one day?
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    Re: Best Sandlewood or Santal ?

    I loathe original santal as it makes me ill! Go for some caswell massey.
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    Re: Decision Time

    kenzo ph is nice but make sure it isn't too sweet on you which is the case for me.
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    Re: Cyprus Musc: Longevity?

    I haven't tried Selection Verte yet. *I think both Cyprus Musc and Epicea are very good coniferous scents and both last longer on me than most Creeds. *If I were to chose between the two, it wouldn't...
  37. Re: Laguna Homme - Is It Really Worth Getting?

    The very notion of a prominent vanilla note turns me off. As most know, there are two notes that I loathe: Vanilla and Tonka
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    Re: SotD May 18 Thursday

    GIT + Selevtion Verte, I am in heaven!
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    Re: Czech & Speak No.88

    http://www.cambridgechemists.com/p-119-czech-speake-no-88-cologne-spray.aspx
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    Thanks Magnnum! I called and the owner is going to spray a card and send it to me since they don't make...
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    Re: Czech & Speak No.88

    Is there no where to buy this in the USA? I don't want to order with a sample.
  41. Re: Verdict on new frags - GIT and M7

    It is in no way "smokey".
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    Cyprus Musc: Longevity?

    I tested this nearly a year ago and loved it. The problem is that it evaporated in 10 minutied off my skin. Perhaps it was a bad bottle but in essence I have two questions:

    1. How is the longevity...
  43. Re: http://buysomethingawesome.com

    Oh dear Heavens, Grant, by all means do something! I am proud of this site and I am very protective of it, in that, I want the information shared amond members to stay here. Gett'em!
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    Re: Czech & Speak No.88

    Is the rose note like the rose is the women's Stella McCartney?
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    Re: River gauche discontinued?

    No it is not. You can get in at the YSL boutiques. It just arrived back in the USA about a month ago.
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    Re: Creed Royal English Leather

    Foetidus, you are always helpful! I thought equipage has some leather in it. I will have to double check. I like equipage for that old-world feeling, carnation and leather note. You are right, bel...
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    Re: First compliment! Rive Gauche!!

    Congrats! I bought my Rive Gauche in the boutique. It just recently went into reproduction and that states has had it for about a month now.
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    Re: SotD May 18 Thursday

    I forgot, HAPPY B-DAY Colin! Post a thread and let us know if you got any fragrances!
  49. Re: Verdict on new frags - GIT and M7

    High FatTony! I absolutely love GIT and is my signature scent. I am on my second bottle in only a years time. Logevity is superb with me, it is on my shirt until I decide to wash my shirt. Ihave not...
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    Re: Creed Royal English Leather

    Nice Job on your description! Your advice has helped and I might add that I would like to see more posts from you!
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    Re: When was GIT created?

    Either way, it is a wonderful fragrance and I will never be without a bottle!
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    Re: SotD May 18 Thursday

    Royal English Leather from a sample
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    Creed Royal English Leather

    I have been wanting a leather scent and have been wearing a sample of REL while considering Equipage. It has been nearly a year since I have smelled equipage but have a faint memory of it. REL is soo...
  54. Re: The ones that are so good you bought them agai

    GIT
    Neroli Sauvage
    SMW
    Selection Verte
    Polo Blue
    and others
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    Re: 180: A Story for Kouros Fans!

    Hi Nicos, welcome to basnotes!
  56. Re: L'eau de L'Artisan or Selection Verte?

    I cannot stant the hay note in L'eau. It makes me think of being in a hay barn and sneezing. Totally don't like it. SV on the other hand is a dream!
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    Re: A*Men vs. B*Men

    As of tonight, I am swaying back in the direction of A*Men again! It is so smooth and my nose chooses to notice the coffee beans which I adore! Man it is so good. I will sample it again tomorrow! The...
  58. Re: L'eau de L'Artisan or Selection Verte?

    Selection Verte, period! There is no question about this!
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    Re: A*Men vs. B*Men

    You said what I was about to. I sprayed some b'men on a tissue, layed it on the nightstand, took a nap and realized that b'men has more character and the rubarb note really set it off and lived it...
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    Re: D&G Mascuine, Too lemony?

    I use to have live jazz and miss it tremendouly now that is it supposedly discontinued. I am enjoying jazz and my SOTD but now I am going to change shirts and test B*Men I think?
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    A*Men vs. B*Men

    This was a close call in my "what to buy in vegas" thread and though it might be better to discuss these two more intimately here. Which, according to each one of you is the best and why? I have more...
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    Re: Which sould be my Vegas purchase?

    It is interesting to see how close the poll is between amen and bmen. I will now close this poll and perhaps do a seperate poll of these two to ilicit a more clear response.
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    D&G Masculine, Too lemony?

    I really love the thyme and basil in the drydown but I am not sure about the lemon in the begining. Do this lemon fade quickly or will I get the feeling that I am a walking sour lemon ball?
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    Re: A*Men: My Thoughts

    I had the suden urge to try it again and it is still lingering in desired memories. Perhaps I will try my B*Men sample and compare although I think I prefer the smoothness of amen.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday May 16

    Jazz for me today! For some reason, I find it myesterious, intellectual, and comforting.
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    A*Men: My Thoughts

    I have been catching the aroma of this fragrance from the sample vial. I loved the coffee beans and chocolate notes on a woody base. It intrigued me. I have previously felt this scent to be...
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    Re: Which Gendarme do you prefer?

    I prefer and voted for the original.
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    Re: Fragrance in the pits

    Due to bodybuilding, I have always shaved my pits. Now, I am accustomed to it and cannot stand the itchy, must-festerring hair that resides there so, I have noticed that shaving helps on that issue....
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    Re: clive christian fans?

    I like 1872 well enough but don't find that the price of any CC fragrance is justified. I guess I just don't like them. I could get one if I wanted but its just not for me.
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    Re: Which sould be my Vegas purchase?

    a couple are competing closely!
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    Re: A meeting with Mona di Orio

    I agree Tigs, she is a hot babe, very classy and elegant! I wonder if her fragrances refelct her soft, supple portrait? Maybe you can do a review Tigs. Great write-up Grant, I enjoyed the article!
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    Re: Which sould be my Vegas purchase?

    Hi Chris,

    Do you prefer equipage over bel ami or rocabar? I was also quietly thinking of those as well. I wanted to like vetiver tonka so bad as I love that delicious green note but as I am a...
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    Re: SotD, Monday May 15

    A*Men from a sample
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    Re: Which sould be my Vegas purchase?

    I was reading the description on Sephora's website and that is what it said but perhaps they are talking about bmen?
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    Which sould be my Vegas purchase?

    I am going on vacation in about 2-3 weeks and wanted to do a preliminary pole as to what I might purchase there. There is something I like about eache fragrance I listed:

    amen and bmen: The woods...
  76. Re: I don't want to be banal, but RIVE GAUCHE...

    I am getting that "barbesol" original shave cream connection distinctly.
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    Re: earring(s) on a guy

    I voted Never! Although I once considere an eyebrow and nose ear ring I realized I was being rebellious and cocluded it just plain looks like a panzi.
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    Re: Your Favorite House

    probably creed since I own the most from that house but also love YSL, Hermes, and CDG
  79. Re: Basenotes for men - new Calvin Klein fragrance

    Joke or not, if I was Grant, I would investigate. I am not sure how I feel about someone borrowing the name of my fav website!
  80. Re: The KGB (Kouros Great big Bottle)

    Congrats! It took me 3 or 4 years to come around to this one and it is definately unique!
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    Re: Looking for a very clove-y scent

    I have not seen L'Anarchiste anywhere. When you think it would be in Saka, it was not. Where is it available?
  82. Re: Is this a fairly priced DK Unleaded ?

    Thats not a good reason to not to buy from ebay, I have goten nearly 80% of my fragrances from ebay and never once had a problem with the juice.[/quote]
    Is DK Fuel discontinues? I thought it was?
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    Re: New Guess Men at Marshalls

    this scent has a "green" feel to it due to t he apple and some musk and woods in the drydown. I wonder if La Base is better?
  84. Re: Is this a fairly priced DK Unleaded ?

    I buy nothing off of ebay. There are too many stories of the seller filling the container with water.
  85. Re: I just won a bottle of Euphoria for men

    someone named "Paul John" on POL claims to have won the same thing. Is that you? Anyways, I would be cautious.
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    Re: A new day is dawning...

    That is soo funny! My last visit to the mall, all these women were all up in my personal space with desperation in there eyes that turned to disapointment when I shrugged them away.
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    Re: Scents worth re-visiting...

    as a gourmand, do like angel or dior homme better?
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    Re: La Base For Him?

    I have always wanted to test this one. It sounds sooo inviting that it could be a blind purchase?
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    Re: Blenheim Bouquet

    I was just sampling this tonight as well and Renato, my lady does not like it as well. She thought it to be "lemony" as it is pine, not lemon.
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    Re: Ungaro III thoughts

    I thought this one was discontinued?
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    Re: SotD Thursday May 11

    Neroli Sauvage
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    Re: My first glance at Fumerie Turque

    I didn't much care for chergui so I probably wouldn't like FT.
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    Re: The many faces of Kouros

    I can't believe my lady likes kouros ok and hates gendarme. :-?
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    Re: SMW vs. Riverside Drive

    I don't get any powder in those fragrances and looking up the notes to analyze chemical composition does not suggest that there is powder in them either.
  95. Re: Green Irish Tweed, Cool Water, and Heresy *

    My bottle is from 2002 and just smelt it first time in 5 months and I had sniffed CW a few days ago and my nose tells me they smell not much alike at all. *I don't know if its my bottle but my GIT...
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    Re: SMW vs. Riverside Drive

    BTW, do you like chez bond or riverside drive better and why?
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    Re: SMW vs. Riverside Drive

    My opinion of erolfa is that it is more natural while wall street smells more synthetic. I cannot wear either one as neither jives with my nose or chemistry. Although I think creed is more organic...
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    Re: SMW vs. Riverside Drive

    Yes, it would be the better comparison if similarites were my aim; as it is not, I am more interested in popular vote among these two. I stated above that they are completely different fragrances...
  99. Re: D&G Light Blue (story & need advice)

    I love this scent on women. I threatened to get it for myself as someone said it was unizex but I think it is totally for women. My Mom and Sis love this! I also love the fragrance I love, I love by...
  100. Re: Armani Black Code vs Burberry Brit for men

    I cannot stand either one and did not vote.
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