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    Re: Top 5 On Scent Alone

    Amouage Reflection
    Gucci Pour Homme 2
    Tom Ford Plum Japonais
    By Kilian Single Malt
    Bond No.9 HttP
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    Re: Prada Luna Rossa CARBON

    I smelt it 2 weeks ago, and was totally turned OFF by the unoriginality! I mean, come ON! It smelt EXACTLY like Sauvage! I just shook my head and threw the tester strip down. No thank you. I already...
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    Re: Which is best for a wedding

    Haven't smelt 1872. Aventus and DH are both No's. It would be one of the Creed's. If it's warmer, and perhaps you're wearing lighter colors, I'd probably go with MI. If it's cooler, and you're...
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    Re: A tale of two Tuscan clones.

    La Yaquwam is a very good Tuscan Leather clone. Truthfully speaking, I have never really cared for the note of leather, or fragrances that are majority leathery in smell. And I never really got the...
  5. By Kilian Single Malt & Black Phantom lasting power!!!

    So yesterday I sprayed each of these on each hand at around 5 pm. It is now 2:15 pm the next day, and I can still smell them both on my hand. The Single Malt, I can smell a little bit more than the...
  6. Re: Going on a date tomorrow Dior sauvage or ysl la nuit de l'homme ? HELP!

    I like Sauvage, but I think La Nuit is the better date scent.
  7. Re: Worst cases of feeling misled when getting advice about a "masculine" scent?

    I think that there has been a lot of hype around Fève Délicieuse Christian Dior. I was going to purchase a sample, but fortunately, I was able to get a sample of it instead from the Saks Fifth down...
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    Re: Help me select a new fall/winter fragrance

    For me, it would be CH Men Prive.
  9. Thread: Zara colognes

    by Larwiz
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    Re: Zara colognes

    Zara Man (I think the Gold edition) smells a lot like Dior Homme/Dior Homme Intense. I have a friend who had it and it smelt VERRRRY similar! For under $30, and for a nice looking bottle, I would go...
  10. Re: Hermes Eau de Pamplemousse Rose. Should I buy?

    Thank you for the suggestion, but I have never taken a fragrance with me just to reapply. If it wears off, it wears off. I'll have to live with that. I too am a fan of some of the hermes line also. I...
  11. Hermes Eau de Pamplemousse Rose. Should I buy?

    So this one seems to be quite notorious for being a short-lived scent, but man, what a beautiful opening it has! This has been on my to-buy list for several years, but I just haven't gotten around to...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Last compliment I got was two weeks ago at church. I hugged the mother of a friend of mine, and she goes "oh, you smell so good! What are you wearing?" So in my beard I was wearing my beard oil,...
  13. Re: Please help me to choose only one from these three scents ..

    Straight to Heaven
  14. Re: help me pick one or two perfumes I'm getting for free

    I would go with Joop and Versace Blue Jeans. Those are two of my first fragrances.
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    Re: You can only keep 5 bottles...

    Man! After seeing atleast 2 mentions of Divine L'homme Sage, I'm wondering if I should have gone with that over maybe Bois D'Argent. They're both excellent scents, but BD may be a little bit more...
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    Re: You can only keep 5 bottles...

    These 3 for sure:
    Amouage Reflection
    Gucci Pour Homme 2
    Bond No.9 http

    After some wrestling with this question, I think my last 2 would be Dior Bois D'argent and M. Micallef Aoud Homme.
  17. Re: Which is your favorite from Tom Ford's Private Blend Neroli Portofino Collection for the Summer

    NP Forte is really good stuff. This would have to be my favorite.
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    Re: ** New: AMOUAGE FIGMENT

    What's your top 3 Amouage scents?
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    Re: Reflection Man for a Uni student

    Reflection is ALWAYS a buy! My favorite scent of all time!
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    Poll: Re: Prom night perfume

    I pray he went with La Nuit. It's a great scent for romantic occasions. I know that, and I don't even own it. Lol
  21. Re: Sexiest mass pleasing (designer) summer fragrance

    +1 for Sauvage and Issey.
  22. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    Sorry to hear. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!
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    Re: ** New: AMOUAGE FIGMENT

    Wow! You're quite picky then! I own Beloved, and I like Interlude and really like Bracken! The latter 2 are great for the Fall and Winter.
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    Re: Your wardrobe was stolen.

    $20 - Tres Nuit 100ml
    $26 Versace Dreamer tester
    $40 Gucci Pour Homme II tester
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    Re: Looking for a subtle everyday scent

    Dior Sauvage. Someone mentioned Clinique Happy, and I would cosign that. It's pretty good, and fits the criteria.
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    Re: Never getting compliments on my fragrances

    Hey! So I likely can't add anything more than what's already been said, but I will say this:

    Year ago at my old job, a coworker that I was close with told me that she had gone out with several...
  27. Re: which of these scents is better for signature and compliments

    Issey, easily.
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    Re: BNers with similar "nose" like yours

    I have noticed that member "L'Homme Blanc Individuel" and I both like several fragrances. I think there is one other member who seems to like several of the my favorites, but I just don't recall his...
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    Re: Favourite House vs Worst House

    Favorite: Amouage
    I don't think I have a worst.
  30. Thread: Only one

    by Larwiz
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    Re: Only one

    My pick would be Amouage Reflection.
  31. Thread: Only one

    by Larwiz
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    Re: Only one

    I've yet to try this one, but I'm pretty sure I've seen you mention this. I may have to find a sample online somewhere...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Oh, there will DEFINITELY be flankers, no doubt about it. Sauvage EDP, Sauvage Parfum, Sauvage Sport, Sauvage Extreme, etc. Easily.
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    Re: Cheap and Easy Oud

    That Ferrari bottle looks NICE! I've been tempted to buy it just off of the bottle alone. My favorite oud so far is M. Micallef Aoud Homme. Not a lot of talk about it, but it really works on my skin.
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    Re: Your take on TF Oud Wood?

    Overrated. My oud of choice is M. Micallef Aoud Homme.
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    Re: Amouage Suggestions

    Amouage Reflection, Dia, and Jubilation. Start there, and then continue. Purchase samples on luckyscent or parfumsraffy...
  36. Re: whats the nicest smelling mens cologne you have ever smelt?

    The thing is tho, it's either my #1 or #2 most complimented scents, so people are definitely smelling it. Look, don't believe the hype. It projects and lasts perfectly fine, or else I wouldn't have...
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Discussion

    So I've never liked Aventus, EVER, but I fell in love with http://bondno9.com. What I have yet to understand is why the whole world has been trying to find Aventus killers since it came out, when...
  38. Re: whats the nicest smelling mens cologne you have ever smelt?

    I remember years ago, I got a compliment on GPH2 after wearing it for a whole work shift. I always thought it was strange that it got such a bad wrap for longevity, because I have consistently gotten...
  39. Re: whats the nicest smelling mens cologne you have ever smelt?

    Amouage Reflection
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    Re: Most complimented 2016?

    My most complimented this year was probably Rasasi LuYaqawam (3), surprisingly. I also got atleast 2 compliments on Amouage Beloved and Armaf Tres Nuit. I got atleast 1 compliment on Amouage...
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    Re: TOP 3 most stunning OUDs.

    1. By Killian Incense Oud
    2. M. Micallef Homme Aoud (One of the most underrated ouds ever. Look into it.)
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    My sentiments exactly. I don't fuggin get it.
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    Re: Dior Homme vs. Dior Homme Intense

    They're both overrated.

    #unnecessarycomment Hehe
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    I don't get it either. I don't know what folx are smelling, but this is CLEARLY far superior to LeMale.
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    Re: Whats Your Favourite Fragrance ... ?

    Amouage Reflection
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    Amouage Bracken Man

    This nutmeg bomb is just AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!! I received my sample several days and man! I've been in love ever since! This stuff is GOOD!!! The nutmeg, sage, and cedar notes in this are just...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    Whoah!!! $115 shipped?!?! From where?!?
  48. Re: Anyone find a Bond No. 9 Fragrance they actually "like"?

    Several.

    Bond9.com
    Chez Bond
    Little Italy
    New York Oud
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    Re: Fun way to pick a scent for a Wedding Tomorrow

    Reflection is my all time favorite scent, but I was going to suggest Dia OR Reflection. but I think you did good!
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    Re: CH Men Prive vs The One EDP

    Wow! See this is what you call a landslide. Lol I've heard good things about Prive, but have yet to try it. i ordered a sample of it, which should arrive this week. I look forward to testing it out....
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    Re: axis oud???? anyone try

    I've seen it on either Beautyspin or Fragrancenet...
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    Re: Best Al-Rehab Sprays for Men?

    I have tried Aseel and Khaliji so far. I've gotten compliments on both, but I don't like Aseel all that much. Khaliji is much fresher and easier to wear. I like it quite a bit.
  53. Re: Why doesn't Bvlgari Man in Black receive more praise here?

    it smells just like Prada Luna Rossa Extreme, which I initially liked, then somehow started to find it cloying.
  54. Re: Good Year-Round Signature Scent For Under $100 Dollars

    Wow! I can tell we have a similar nose! Currently wearing GPH2 (one of my top 10), and you like Dia and APOM?! Yeah. We're family! I think either of those 2 would be great signature scents. GPH2 as...
  55. Re: Would You Recommend Versace The Dreamer As A Blind Buy?

    That's a horrible reason to not buy (because it has been compared to another scent you're not thrilled about). Dreamer doesn't smell anything like D&G PH. I know because I use to own both.
  56. Re: Would You Recommend Versace The Dreamer As A Blind Buy?

    I wouldn't recommend a Blind Buy on any fragrance that you can easily sample, if it is over say $35. But since I have seen Dreamer for around the $20 mark, I would say yes, blind buy it! It's a good...
  57. Thread: Best bond no 9

    by Larwiz
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    Re: Best bond no 9

    http://www.Bondno9.com <---this stuff is great! I also enjoy Chez Bond, tho I have yet to buy a bottle. The former, I do own tho.
  58. Re: From this list your absolute 'Must-Haves' (if present)!

    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Versace Dreamer
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    I owned DH. Tried all of the other ones. Ended up swapping the DH that I had. Didn't really like it. Just got caught up in the hype it got on here and Youtube. Shoulda followed my nose and my heart....
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    Hmm...and the La Yuqawam fans have arrived! Wow! Yesterday, I left leaning towards the Bond. Today, I'm giving the LY more consideration. But let's see what the rest of Basenotes says...
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    It's close, but probably more of the raspberry note than TL.
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    No Clamnole. This is the scent https://www.bondno9.com/httpwwwbondno9com.html
    It smells very close to Scent of Peace, but there's just something a little bit more satisfying about this one. I really...
  63. Thread: Beloved Man!!!

    by Larwiz
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    Re: Beloved Man!!!

    I don't think any fragrance over $30 or so is worth blind buying. Too big of a risk, especially when you can sample it for not a whole lot of money. If I were you, I would visit Parfumraffy and get a...
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    So...if I'm going to wear the Reflection for the dinner, what I would probably do is wear the Bond the first part of the day, and then after I shower before heading out for dinner, I'd wear the...
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    Definitely. I think the La Yuqawam is probably the most formal scent I have. I think the Reflection is formal as well, but it is more casual than LY. The LY has gotten me a number of compliments, but...
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    Why? Make the argument.
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    I think the GPH2 will likely be work on Monday, as we'll likely be going down by the waterfront on that day, and I think the Gucci would be suitable for an evening by the water. So...can you present...
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    I have too! Several! But I've received compliments from both of the other contenders as well. In fact, the fragrance with the most compliments to numbers of times worn ratio is probably the La...
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    Re: Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    I'm really considering it, but my SotD is actually the La Yuqawam, and I'm really digging it. Hmm. Decisions, decisions...
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    Weekend getaway...what should I wear?

    So I'll be going on a little getaway trip for Labor Day weekend (Sat-Mon) and will be meeting up with a lady that I've been talking to. I know I'm going to be wearing my Neroli Portofino Forte sample...
  71. Poll: Re: What is your favorite Private Blend Tom Ford Fragrance?

    That new Nerole Portofino Forte is NICE! Right now, that's definitely in my top 3 as far as TF...
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    Re: What does this guys smells like?

    La Yaquwam was the first fragrance that came to mind, mostly because of the leather. And after seeing several other mentions of Fahrenheit, I agree that this seems like it would be equally...
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    Poll: Re: Amouage Lyric or Reflection

    Reflection. I own and love it. Lyric, I grew to like, but initially, I thought it smelt too floral, and a bit feminine. But I grew to appreciate it. But it's no Reflection Man!
  74. Re: What fragrance are you surprised gained you a compliment?

    Lol They are, especially if you want to get compliments on your fragrance! :coolold:
  75. Re: What fragrance are you surprised gained you a compliment?

    Wow! Great story! Thanx for sharing! That's been on my to buy list for a minute! I may have to pull the trigger on it this fall!
  76. Re: What fragrance are you surprised gained you a compliment?

    Well I can personally share that most of my compliments were offered during or directly after sharing a hug. This was the case with Beloved this past weekend. After I embraced the wife first, and...
  77. What fragrance are you surprised gained you a compliment?

    Are there fragrances that you've gotten compliments on that you didn't think would gain you compliments? For me, that scent is Amouage Beloved. I wore it yesterday to a Church fellowship, and the...
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    Re: D&G The One EDP vs La Nuit de l'homme

    Wow! I'm actually quite surprised that The One took so many of the votes. I don't remember exactly what The One smells like, but I thnk La Nuit smells pretty good. A few years ago on the boards, it...
  79. Re: Perry Ellis Oud Black Vanilla Absolute BACK IN STOCK!!!

    I received mine on Tuesday. Smells nice! Glad I pulled the trigger!
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    Re: Being a Fragrance Reviewer Ain't Easy...

    I saw a video from him today. Probably my second video that I've seen from him. He's a really handsome, well put together guy. I don't have any problems with him. I can't very much speak to his...
  81. Re: Better line of men's scents: Parfums de Marly or Amouage?

    Amouage.
  82. Perry Ellis Oud Black Vanilla Absolute BACK IN STOCK!!!

    Beautyspin.com
    I just got the alert at 4:05 pm, ordered mine IMMEDIATELY. Now, I'm sharing it with y'all! They'll likely FLY off the shelves (again), so purchase NOW!
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    Re: Formal Fragrances

    I have 2-3 scents that seem most dressy for me: Firstly, my Rasasi LaYaquwam. Secondly, my Bond.com. And Thirdly, my Amouage Reflection.
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    Re: Lynx/Axe have done an Oud!

    I saw this thread earlier and made it out to the Rite Aid, CVS, and Target. The Rite Aid and Target each had one of the scents in deodorant form, but none of them had them in edc form, unfortunately....
  85. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    I'm not seeing anyone right now, but last week, I saw a girl I was once really into. She hugged me and said, "ooh, you smell nice!"

    rasasi la yuqawam

    I had a similar scenario last month when I...
  86. Re: Perry Ellis Oud Black Vanilla Absolute (how to get it?)

    Yeah, I may have to comb a few fragrance stores to see if they by some miracle have it.
  87. Re: Perry Ellis Oud Black Vanilla Absolute (how to get it?)

    Yeah. I'm on the notify when in stock list, but I also check for myself occasionally.
  88. Re: Perry Ellis Oud Black Vanilla Absolute (how to get it?)

    I just don't want to be waiting until this time next year!
  89. Perry Ellis Oud Black Vanilla Absolute (how to get it?)

    See, this is why you can't take any breaks from Basenotes, cuz if you do, you'll miss the fragrance exclusives/news bus! So I took a little step away from the boards for a good part of the second...
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    Re: Unexpected compliment with ESP.

    What's funny is, I haven't really been on the forum as frequently as I use to. So I saw this thread, and didn't instantly realize what the ESP stood for. It took me literally all of 6-8 seconds to...
  91. Re: Rive gauche pour homme vs L Instant De Guerlain

    Because I find RG to be more of a mature scent, I'd go with LIDGE, tho I'm not a big fan of either.
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    Re: M.Micallef......Anything Superb to Explore??

    Yes. Homme Aoud and the Note Vanille are quite good.
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    Re: What fragrance is your best compliment getter?

    For me, it's
    Gucci Pour Homme 2
    Amouage Reflection
    Bondno9 HTTP
    Amouage Beloved
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    Re: Best low projection scents to wear on dates?

    You hit the nail right on the head with GPH2. And it's so funny that you then mentioned RO, because I've come to see that it's drydown is quite similar to GPH2. Did you notice that?
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    Re: help choosing a scent for SO

    Let me get this straight: you're into a guy who wears no cologne? Umm...WHY?!?!? Lol Just kidding. Consider Divine L'homme Sage or M. Micallef Homme Aoud
  96. Re: Let the hate commence, new Bond No 9 fragrance called "B9"

    Go on the bondno9 website. It's $140 on there.
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    Re: What Women want.

    Hilarious.
  98. Re: Let the hate commence, new Bond No 9 fragrance called "B9"

    You forgot HTTP. That is my favorite from this house. The only one I spend that $140 on, and I've gotten several compliments from it. Last one was actually from a guy. Lol
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    Re: After 20 years testing - these are the best

    I really didn't expect to see Joop on the list. Very interesting. I have a bottle that's about 80% full. I seldom ever wear it, but I think I'm gonna have to give it a few wearings for the remainder...
  100. Re: Quick! Going out tonight! Amouage Reflection or By Kilian Apple Brandy?!!

    Cool! I'll be "Reflecting" tonight! :-)
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