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    Re: Fragrances I don't care for at all!

    For me it has always been that way. Been there in 80's as it was launched and it was an immidiate dislike. I like the Absolute flanker though. Dior has so many fine offerings like Eau Sauvage......
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    Re: Fragrances I don't care for at all!

    Some fragrances that smell hideous to me:

    Dior Fahrenheit
    L'Eau Bleue d'Issey Pour Homme
    CK Escape
    Azzaro Acteur
    Paco Rabanne pour homme
    Ysl Pour Homme Concentre'
    Yatagan
    Santos Cartier...
  3. Re: Help needed with a Tobacco (or 'tobacco themed') Fragrance

    Bogart Pour Homme (pipe tobacco - cherry - tonka) A very nice one
    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme (vintage Made in Italy / Euroitalia)
  4. Thread: Masculine Rose

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    Re: Masculine Rose

    Domenico Caraceni 1913 (original formula)
    Rose 31 (original formula)
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I also own a bottle of 13P02 and on me it smells the best (my own and wife's opinion). The violet is strong in this batch, agreed. Compared with the other 2 I own, 13T01 and 14A01, this is the best...
  6. Re: Pick your top 3 'worst stinkers' from the person's wardrobe above you...!

    Tls you have many I don't know at all, some I like very much, but these are not good to my nose:

    Montale Black Aoud
    Bvlgari Black
    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
  7. Help me to decide please! D&G PH or Chanel Allure Homme?

    I'm planning for my next fragrance buy and i'm considering Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme or Chanel Allure Homme. Both can be considered as classics I guess? Whichever it will be I'd probably be...
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    Re: My collection comes out of the closet!

    This looks to me a very handy way to keep them organized. Good choice!
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    Re: Your latest "regret" fragrances?

    Not sure but i think i have the vintage version of Carolina Herrera for men 50ml edt spray, sprayed 2-3 times. It just doesn't work for me. The bottle & box look like this except 50ml not 100... ...
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    Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    I tried to sell some fragrances for months and months. The price was noticeably lower than in eBay. Only a few bottles sold. Put all the rest to the ebay for sale, and they are nearly all gone, I...
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    Re: Your latest "regret" fragrances?

    Carolina Herrera for Men - vulgar, vile, the smell of curry is untolerable.
    MontBlanc Precense Cool - too soft, really uninspiring.Does nothing
    Terre d' Hermes Parfum- Love the EDT (original...
  12. Re: What happened to the noses who created Fahrenheit?

    Quite a coincidence, there are 3 perfumes in mr. Sieuzac's creations which I dislike: Fahrenheit, Bel Ami, Opium.
    But I've noticed I love the creations of some other perfumers who have not been so...
  13. Re: Just curious. What % of Your Wardrobe did you Rate 5 Stars?

    Just checked, i've given 5 stars to 19,4 % of my wardrobe. (4 -star ones have much bigger percentage)
  14. Thread: Vintage Kouros

    by df91
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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    Fully agreed, the vintage, even the bottles from 90's are so much better.
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    Re: 2 Compliments in 1 Night!

    I noticed the sarcasm as well right away, yet personally I don't see what's the problem with expressing the pure happiness of a fragrance and compliments.. that's what I understood the OP did in his...
  16. Re: I've just about had it with sweet fragrances... any suggestions?

    Guerlain L'Homme L'Eau Boise
    Encre Noire Sport
    Hilfiger Man Sport

    The latter is a bit sweet, but not too much imo.
  17. Re: Looking for manly fragrances for perpetual summer

    I second Yardley Citrus & Wood.
    Also,

    Terre d' Hermes EDT
    Grey Vetiver
    Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee
    Encre Noire Sport
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    Re: i need another signature HELP!

    How about Idole Lubin EDT or EDP. Or Amouage Memoir Man. Third choice came to mind: Domenico Caraceni 1913 .
    I recommended niches because they usually make a good signature (being not so commonly...
  19. Re: calming,relaxing fragrance to wear when going to bed/

    Calvin Klein Eternity Night
  20. Re: Opinions on Tom Ford's: For Men & Grey Vetiver please

    I don't remember how I like For Men, but Grey Vetiver I do own and I like it, it's one of the best vetivers I've tried. It's better than Guerlain's, Creed.... (Another vetiver that I like is...
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    Re: Have you found a perfect fragrance?

    I don't think the only reason to contribute here is to search for the "holy grail" for many of us members of the community. But I agree that there's no "The one", I don't believe in perfection in...
  22. Re: Manhattanperfumes.com -- no response or shipment notification of my order. Open dispute?

    I agree that the case stinks. The fact that they didn't come up with a tracking information and they can't be contacted.... I guess you bet the right horse as you opened a pp case.
  23. Re: Manhattanperfumes.com -- no response or shipment notification of my order. Open dispute?

    IMO if you ordered on 30th May, you are a bit too fast to open a paypal case and especially escalating it to a claim. There might be a good reason why your email have not been replied. Isn't...
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    Re: Who else loves Tonka bean?

    I like tonka bean in fragrances, but it's easy to overdo, and in that case it can as well spoil the fragrance.

    Yes I agree.
  25. Re: Designer fragrances with great Longevity,sillage and projection

    Bogart Pour Homme
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    Re: Fahrenheit absolute

    I'm in the same boat, strongly disliking original Fahrenheit but find Fahrenheit Absolute a nice fragrance. It's just like you described: dark, spicy, has oud but also a toleratable vanilla. At...
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    Re: Deodorant with cologne?

    I have matching deodorants of most of my favourite fragrances, and wear these. With the fragrances I don't have matching deodorant, i wear unscented antiperspirant.
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    Re: What is the best projecting mens fragrance

    This is the winner!

    Others:

    Kouros
    Bijan Men
    Antaeus
    1 Million
    Lapidus PH
    Bogart PH
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    Re: Frags chosen for life . What are yours?

    Antaeus is certainly there... as well Macassar.

    Then maybe GIT, Bleu de Chanel EDP, Eau Sauvage vintage, Terre d' Hermes EDT
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    Re: Millesime Imperial, how many sprays?

    25 sounds great in the terms of the wonderfull smell of the scent but not so great as think of the price of this juice :lolk:
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    Millesime Imperial, how many sprays?

    Received my first Millesime Imperial ; first a sample, then the full bottle. This is incredibly nice good smelling cologne... It's the kind of scent though that makes me want to spray it really...
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    Re: bleu de chanel..EDP OR EDT

    I own both and a while ago was preferring EDT but I have slowly started to prefer EDP. It's a bit the question what you expect from this scent: EDT gives you more projection and it's a bit more...
  33. Re: What Is Your Favourite Evening/Night Out Fragrance For All Seasons

    Amouage Memoir Man
  34. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme is pulling the compliments in!

    It's definetely a compliment getter, as well as AHS and Bleu.
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    Re: "Mineralic" Notes?

    Boss Elements
  36. Re: Popular fragrances you've smelled on others in public ... that just didn't impress

    Agree, thats the one first came to my mind. It's a bad smell, especially when over-applied.
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    I know only Silver Mountain Water, Aventus, Bois du Portugal and Green Irish Tweed.
    The first is OK, second is bad, third is very good and the last one is excellent to my nose.
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    I count myself to the camp which don't accept hair (or any else human particles) in my food or fragrance. Though rationally thinking there's alcohol in the fragrance that takes care of the issue,...
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    Re: Jean Paul Gaultier Ultra Male (2015)

    Isn't all vanilla black? That's what i've thought. Black lavender, never heard/seen about that.
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    Re: Jean Paul Gaultier Ultra Male (2015)

    As a Francis Kurkdjian creation this is interesting.
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    Re: Donald Trump builds his fragrance Empire

    The bottle in OP's post looks very fine to me. It'd be kind of shame if the fragrance in that fine bottle were not so good.
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    Re: How 'Vintage' is my November 2009 YSL M7?

    I might be wrong but I think M7 was reformulated already in 2008. Imo the reformulated M7 is still quite nice - but yes, it's a bit tamed down. Some ingredients were took off at least Mandrake...
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    Re: Placing a face to the nose.

    Thanks for sharing the link! A well made site indeed.
  44. Re: Old favourites: what happens when you get over them?

    Well not really... I can see my tastes and likings either changing very slowly or not at all. Basically I can't ditch anything I have loved and worn in the past. This does not mean I'm not...
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    Re: Donald Trump builds his fragrance Empire

    Isn't that Trump just a nice sympathetic guy. Where to get that fragrance :lolk:
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    Re: Antaeus Vintage Vs Current Formulation

    I also like the vintage formulation much better but it's because I wore Antaeus in late 80's and early 90's and I'm very nostalgic about fragrances and love to have the same smelling scent i used to.
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    Re: Most worn April 2015

    Been wearing several days in a row GIT. It's easily my most worn in April.
  48. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    -What was the fragrance Eau de Rochas pour Homme 100 ml
    -When did you buy/receive it 2011 I guess
    -When did you completely finish it Last summer
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    Re: Antaeus Vintage Vs Current Formulation

    There are possibilities that the 4 ml sample has gone bad or it can be whatever juice... Or the 4ml sample is vintage in good condition, and you simply like the current formulation better. Good for...
  50. Re: Quite hard to find a "sexy" summer citrus fragrance...

    I've been told by women that eau de Rochas pour homme smells sexy on me. The scent is also very nice to my own nose, one of my all-time favourites. The old version with the word "pour" and the...
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    Re: Fragrancenet : trusted site? Maybe not...

    I could well buy from fragrancenet, if the shipping prices to EU were at least in some reasonable perspective... FragranceX instead, has decent shipping costs.
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    Re: Scent of the SEASON - The Fragrance Collectors

    Spring - Green Irish Tweed
    Summer - Eau de Rochas Pour Homme
    Fall - Terre d' Hermes EDT
    Winter - Gucci pour homme (2003)
  53. Re: L'homme Ideal - the best masculine scent of last five years

    I don't get the idea and what you mean at all but I'm glad it brings you joy and you enjoy Ideal. Enjoy!
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    Re: anyone hate it when they "waste" their fragrance

    No, just the opposite. I like smelling the whiffs of the fragrance I wear. If somebody gives a compliment, it's just a good bonus that's all.
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    Re: First Jazz Vintage bottle?

    I have this bottle, also a splash. In the backside of the box, it says only: Contains: Alcohol Fragrance. There's a bar code in the box and the serial number is 2107.
    ...
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    Re: Tried the new Dior Eau Sauvage COLOGNE (2015)

    The classic, original formulation of Eau Sauvage is that good, that one could imagine, it's hard to create any flanker which would be more than a pale shadow of the original....
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    Re: Davidoff Zino/Zino Davidoff discontinued.

    The availability is still very good, and look at those prices.... it's peanuts!

    http://www.ebay.de/sch/Parfums-/26396/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=zino+davidoff
  58. Re: L'homme Ideal - the best masculine scent of last five years

    The "fantasy" was that Egoiste was inspired by a feminine perfume. And Polge compared Bleu to Egoiste..... Bleu was created for MAN .
    Imo the case with Guerlain L'Homme Ideal is the same; though...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 25th April 2015

    http://i737.photobucket.com/albums/xx19/bryan805/CreedwithBox.jpg
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    Poll: Re: Vetiver overload--help me drop a few!

    Good thread. The Lubin vetiver is amazing and so far nobody has excluded it.
  61. Re: L'homme Ideal - the best masculine scent of last five years

    I'm with you who like L'Homme Ideal. It's a very nice scent to be worn in the winter / cold season. I have to admit though, that I can't wear it several days in a row - I get tired of the "candy"...
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    Re: bleu de chanel edt...worth the money?

    I might be wrong but I always thought that testers and smaller bottles like 50 ml are quite safe to buy at eBay, the most fakes are big retail bottles. I had luck finding Bleu (both edt and perfume)...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yes I have the same observation.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I can compare just 3 batches: 13T01, 14K01 and 14A01.

    Today I have made a comparison of 14A01 and 13T01. After sauna sprayed 13T01 to whole length of my left arm, to dried skin, and 14A01 to...
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    Re: Aramis 2014 reformulation

    I guess the oakmoss has been replaced by treemoss.

    I'm glad if some people find it more wearable, that's fine, but I want to have my Aramis just like it was in the 80's. I wear it quite seldom,...
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    Re: Please help! NOTHING lasts on my skin :(

    What if you have worn too strong fragrances too much? If that's the culprit? You could try to keep a let's say 1 week break, and then try some lighter (for example citrus-woody) fragrance, like Eau...
  67. Thread: Best of the 80's?

    by df91
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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    Yes, 1985 is the year GIT was launched.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=Creed+Green+Irish+Tweed+launched+1985

    It takes the second place after Macassar for me.
  68. Thread: Best of the 80's?

    by df91
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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    Rochas Macassar
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    He's a highly appreciated member, a friendly and helpful person, I feel he's a spirit of Basenotes. Congrats, Hednic.
  70. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    18.4.2015
    Laura Biagiotti Mistero di Roma Uomo
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    Re: Your favourite YSL except Kouros?

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme vintage "tin can"
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    Re: Lets make a list: Your 1 spray fragrances

    Kouros
    Bogart Pour Homme
    Bijan
    Boucheron Pour Homme Perfume
    Domenico Caraceni 1913
    Kinski
    Encre Noire
    Slumberhouse Norne
    Rochas Lui
    Salvador Dali Pour Homme vintage
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    Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    I don't know the scent, but about fragranceX: I've been a long-time customer and estimatedly 15-20 deals have gone very smoothly, not anything to complain, but just the 2 latest have been not so...
  74. Re: Have you ever had to deal with fragrance associations with other people?

    Well, Eagles has much better songs, this one is not so special... OK it's a bit dull let's face it. My absolute favourite is the song "One Of Those Nights"

    Sorry for a small off-topic.
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    Re: Name your favorite Amouage

    Memoir Man because of it's darkness, melancholity, deepness and mystery. Simply beautiful. I also like the perfumer, Karine Vinchon-Spehner
  76. Re: Have you ever had to deal with fragrance associations with other people?

    Funny coninsidence the band, and the song (Take It To The Limit) as well are my all-time favs :D but it would be sad if we all were same....
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    Bogart Pour Homme (2004) Created by Maurice Roucel and Norbert Bijaoui.

    http://pics2.ds-static.com/prodimg/429399/500.JPG
  78. Re: Fragrance discovery from an old sideboard (Vtg. Cool Water edt)

    I must correct the age of the bottle a little... in the bottle bottom is a batch code 00803 3 - and checkfresh.com tracks this to the year 2000. Anyway, an old bottle.
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    Re: Which one of these three scents are the best?

    Ungaro III
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    Poll: Re: Which Allure Home Flanker do you like the best?

    Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme
  81. Re: Fragrance discovery from an old sideboard (Vtg. Cool Water edt)

    The rubber case is so soft and elastic that the bottle might survive the dropping to the floor from 2 meters. But I don't want to put it under a test :)
  82. Fragrance discovery from an old sideboard (Vtg. Cool Water edt)

    Found today a vintage Cool Water edt from our sideboard, a travel spray 75 ml in a weird blue rubber case, I rember it well, around 1995 or so... and it's well preserved , quite close to GIT,...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Creed Green Irish Tweed (1985) Created possibly by Pierre Bourdon ( an undisclosed secret)

    http://images.askmen.com/fashion/grooming/1245704034_creed-green-irish-tweed_1.jpg
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    Re: Best FIRST date scent out of these 5...

    Gucci Pour Homme 2 because it's not so common, still pleasant.
  85. Thread: Rate My Fake DHI

    by df91
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    Re: Rate My Fake DHI

    Imo just the opposite: because "We'll never know what the truth is 100%", therefore the seller should NOT be banned in any way.
  86. Re: Would you purchase a GIT tester after this conversation?

    I guess he has sold them outside of eBay and had not yet taken the time to edit the listing. It wouldn't make sense for a seller to lie about the batch code as the buyer can check it and return if...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Versace Pour Homme (2008) -created by Alberto Morillas

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26128762-395.jpg
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    It was from eBay USA. A tester 120 ml.

    Now today i bought batch 13P02. That's it, I guess i have now bought enough GIT. (And my bank account is nearly empty! :D ... and the recipe for a...
  89. Thread: Zino Davidoff

    by df91
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    Re: Zino Davidoff

    I like it because it's dark and brooding with a bit of melancholic. Wife likes it on me even more than i do.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    That's good to hear because that was an another batch I ordered, thought i'll take a risk. Thought that 14A01 can't be so different from 14K01 which I love, much because of that greenness. So I...
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    Imo the best is Domenico Caraceni 1913

    Next, Ungaro III vintage, LeLabo Rose 31
  92. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tuesday 14th April 2015


    Amouage Journey Man
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Ordered my first bottle of GIT ever today after receiving a sample 10ml of batch 14K01 . The sample smells very nice and wearing it just now. Note, i have no other batch to compare it to! I enjoy...
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    Re: Is this the original non reformulated M7?

    As far as I know yes, and also authentic Mandrake Root that brings a little bit of black magic to original M7....
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    Re: Thoughts of Amouage Journey Man?

    I'm sure it is. It has that pepper-juniper thing and leather base....

    A reviewer at Fragrantica described it: "The drydown of this is Ambr Baldessarini with spices and berries but with better...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11th April 2015

    Gucci Pour Homme I (2003) Created by Michel Almairac

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.691.jpg
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    Re: What's your signature scent?

    Hard to decide...I feel most "home" wearing Gucci PH I (2003), Terre d' Hermes EDT. Rochas Macassar used to be my signature for years but lately i've taken a break - still loving it though.
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    Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme colors..

    I saw a while ago a Prada Amber Intense gift set, there was a bottle of hair/body wash/shower gel just that light blue coloured
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    Re: Thoughts of Amouage Journey Man?

    Thanks mate - I got a good offer of it thought will sell it if I don't like it.

    The Sichuan pepper combined with tobacco-incense-juniper-tonka sounds good as a note listing to me.
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    Thoughts of Amouage Journey Man?

    I know it has reviews in the directory, but i'm qurious to know what Basenoters think about it? I blind bought it and wish to know what to expect...the note pyramid was interesting. Any scents like...
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