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    Re: Hey,i need for your recommendation.

    For sure Fahrenheit!! Good luck, let us know your thoughts!
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    Re: Best "BAD BOY" fragrance !

    Fahrenheit is my bad boy fragrance
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    Re: Mood Changing Fragrances

    I've never experienced a fragrance to shift my mood, unfortunately. I do notice that if I wear a fragrance on a particularly sad day for any reason, I will temporarily associate that frag with a less...
  4. Re: Chanel: Made in France vs Made in Usa Quality

    Just looked at my two remaining bottles of Chanel Allure and Eau Extreme - both made in USA
    Both my mom's No5 that I purchased for her - all made in USA
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    Re: new Dior for men this fall

    Count me in as another hopeful that it's not a flanker! Love the line, but it's time for something new.
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    Re: NEW fragrance: Spicebomb Extreme

    Hahah you guys crack me up ^^^ Looking forward to smelling this!
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    Re: Invading Personal Space?

    Guys, when did we as a society (and a forum) become so hyper-sensitive to everything and everyone around us? I get it, no one likes to smell a foul smelling person, but did we ever come to think that...
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    Re: Best young man clubbing scents?

    Versace Eros
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    Re: Pluriel vs Invasion Barbare

    Respect both, but for me it's Pluriel without question
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    Re: Fragrance Addiction a Disease

    Someone wouldn't get a formal medical diagnosis for any of this; I think he meant to use the term more loosely on social attributes rather than a purely clinical one.
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    Re: Fragrance Addiction a Disease

    This dude has a great point, regardless of what the term for it is. Thanks for sharing.
  12. Re: Recommendations? Light, but not weak. Airy, with a sweet-ish base? More info inside!

    L`anonyme by a Lab on Fire comes to mind

    Have never smelled the Heeley, but reading your description one more time, I really think you will like L`Anonyme.
  13. Re: SUGGESTIONS WELCOME :) Looking to Sample Summer/Spring Niche Frags - NEED INPUT

    Acqua di Parma range - I really like Assoluta and Essenza
    Xerjoff Nio
    Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatale
    Armani Rose Alexandrie
    Byredo Bal d`Afrique
    Amouage Dia Man
    Zegna Haitian Vetiver
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    Re: Is TdH Becoming Too Ubiquitous?

    Have yet to smell it once out in public, so I would agree with those saying it's not ubiquitous - I'd even venture to say it's far from it.
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    Re: Looking for a casual fall/winter scent

    Chanel Egoiste - an awesome contender for the cool Autumn weather.

    Gucci Pour Homme II - another favorite for cooler weather
  16. Re: First date scent: I have two options, help me decide

    Completely agree with L'Homme's advice- very thoughtful and more than likely very true as well. If I had to pick from your aforementioned 2 then I'd say La Nuit without hesitation. Believe it or not...
  17. Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme (made in Italy) - worst sprayer I've ever come across.
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    Re: Favorite date scent?

    That's very exciting! I was in a similar situation a while back and went with Noir de Noir - she loved it.
  19. Re: D&G The One for Men vs YSL L'Homme for College

    They both smell good, the problem is you'll more than likely be the only one smelling them...

    If I had to pick: YSL- in fact I wore YSL in college and my above statement is from experience.
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    Re: My Search of 20+ Years Is Over, Finally

    Wow incredible, congrats!
  21. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January - May 2015

    I personally appreciate the splitters and am very grateful for what they do; whatever they decide to split is fine by me because at the end of the day, it is a privilege (not an expectation) for us...
  22. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January - May 2015

    I'd be really interested in a split of the following:

    Xerjoff Nio
    Xerjoff 1861
    Atelier Cologne Gold Leather
    Mancera Cedrat Boise
  23. Re: Do you drop poor performers from your rotation/lineup?

    I try to avoid fragrances that perform poorly on me, even if I like the way they smell. Some examples: MI, vetiver tonka, bal d`afrique, neroli portofino - love how they smell but just don't last on...
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    Re: bleu de chanel edt...worth the money?

    For me personally not worth it.
  25. Re: How many sprays of Amouage Reflection Man do you use and where?

    This one can get cloying pretty fast. The concept that too much of a good thing turns into a bad thing is very applicable here. I'd say max no more than 3 sprays. As with all my fragrances: 1 to each...
  26. Re: What season do you prefer wearing Fahrenheit in, summer or winter?

    Enjoy it any time, but even moreso captivated by it in the Autumn and Spring months.
  27. Re: What would you consider a similar, but step up, fragrance from Armani Code?

    I always thought Uden was the niche version of Chanel Allure - that I can see; Code not -as much-

    Not saying it is identical, but in the same vein, give a sniff to Givenchy Play Intense.
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    Re: I Finally 'Get' Chanel Egoiste

    Gave it a full wearing today and it still keeps a smile on my face.

    Part of me also wants to get my nose on the concentree and vintage versions, but that's a rabbit hole my wallet can't allow...
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Congratulations, Hednic! May you have the passion and health for another 100k+! Cheers, and all the best!
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    I Finally 'Get' Chanel Egoiste

    Half a decade ago, when I started this hobby, I was much younger and infinitely more naive about fragrances- I remember sampling Egoiste and did not give it a second chance until now.

    Tonight, I...
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    Re: Good fragrance for rainy days

    A big big fan of acqua di parma colonia for rainy weather.
  32. Re: Xerjoff and wetshaver favorites in Chicago

    Thanks so much for this info! I had no idea xerjoffs could be found anywhere in stores in Chicago. Will be sure to stop by. Thanks again!
  33. Re: New Chanel Platinum Bottle and Reformulation

    Looking forward to trying this new iteration. The formulation before it was super fleeting and I was borderline anosmic to it
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    Re: le male smells like...........

    Brilliant. Definitely evoked an image in my mind
  35. Re: How much do you think presentation/packaging impact your choice of a perfume

    I'd like to think none at all, but I do agree with guys like the OP, TLS, and Suppressor. Companies spend so much money and focus on subliminal & subconscious adverts; it's more of a science than...
  36. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portafino, Xerjoff Uden, or something else?

    Add another one for Nio.
  37. Re: Has Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l`Homme EDT been reformulated?

    Haven't heard of a 3rd formulation, but that sticker looks it may just be for the Canadian market. Are you located / did you purchase that in Canada?

    If it smells like the original but with poorer...
  38. Re: Has Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l`Homme EDT been reformulated?

    Figs- you have a newer, reformulated bottle. You can tell by the sticker. Yours has a lot of text on it; the older variant has much less.

    Otherwise, to my eyes, your bottle looks legitimate.
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    Re: Any Bond No. 9 experts out there?

    This thread made me want to revisit Scent of Peace. I remember trying it mid-winter and not being very impressed with it initially and just kind of wrote it off prematurely.

    I'm a fan of NY Oud -...
  40. Re: I dont understand the 'is my xxxxxx fake?' threads

    My thoughts exactly. I'm sure there are certain people that take away more anxiety rather than pleasure from this hobby. What's the point?
  41. Re: Would you wear a fragrance that you like but might offend others?

    Life is too short to worry about others. Do and wear what you like. Some people will always find a way to be offended by the smallest things anyway.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    By far my most complimented is Allure Sport Eau Extreme. I'm not sure if the reason being that this frag lasts forever on my skin and projects beautifully, but without fail every time I wear it I...
  43. Re: May 2nd 2015 - MGM Grand Mega Fight Night

    In person: Tuscan Leather or Bois du Portugal

    What I'd wear watching it on tv: Fahrenheit
  44. Re: Help with identifying my bottle of Fahrenheit

    Yup def an early vintage bottle, and if this settles your mind a bit I have similar experience as you. Not a beast by any stretch, but smell-wise it's on a whole different level. Enjoy it!
  45. Re: Fragrances that you believe in, but just don't seem to wear as often as your other scents.

    I hear ya. I almost contemplated not going into healthcare because it would be incongruent with my love of fragrances...
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    Thanks a bunch for the information! Glad you enjoyed the experience here! I've been to that Saks a few times in the past and always had nice experiences myself (so much so that I must've been...
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    Where in Chicago did you sample it?? I live here and have yet to find the Dior line in stores!
  48. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - Convince Me

    I agree that outside the BN realm Eau Extreme is very well received. Always gets me comments every time I wear it - can't fault it for that now, can I? It may not be the most riveting thing in the...
  49. Re: Fragrances that you believe in, but just don't seem to wear as often as your other scents.

    Noir de Noir springs to mind
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    Re: I really don't know what fragrance to buy!

    That's uncalled for... Especially towards a 16 year old...

    OP, also try:

    Comme des garçons "2" (not "2 Man")
    Ferragamo F Black
    Cartier Declaration d'un Soir
    Dior Homme Eau
  51. Re: Out of all your fragrances, which ones do you find yourself wearing with a hat?

    Hahah this thread really made me chuckle.

    Rarely, when I play tennis and happen to sport a cap- I would find myself wearing fresh scents like: MI, Allure Homme Sport, Lacoste Pour Homme, etc.
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    Re: Going back to the 'dark' side!!

    Same thing here! Started off with mainstream scents then steadily made my way to more niche and challenging scents and now I'm drifting back to my roots.
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    Re: Applying moisturiser after fragrance

    Tried it after reading this thread, because why not? Don't like it. Mutes the fragrance entirely IMO.

    Lotion: unscented Aveeno
    Perfume: Amouage Reflection Man
  54. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    #1 Hermes Vetiver Tonka
    Platinum Egoiste
    Musc Ravageur

    +1 Chanel Allure Homme Eau Extreme & GPH II
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    Re: Skimping on bottles..

    Wow that's really surprising - I wonder how many other manufacturers may do this...
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    my only back up is about a combined total 500mL of vintage D&G pour homme - it's funny because i'm not even 'in love' with this fragrance, but it was my first love, and for that, it is special to me....
  57. Re: Recommendations for a thin, 20 year old college student? (Bleu de Chanel Parfum vs Toilette)

    Hey man, welcome. Bleu is a good choice for what you're looking for. I'd also add in Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme. Stick with these basics, they will take you a long way for what you're looking for...
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    Re: Holy Moly (No. 2) - F Ferragamo Black

    Great frag indeed. I remember picking it up 2 years ago and loved it since. Garners many positive comments from a lot of family and friends
  59. Re: Creed's best compliment getters/crowdpleaser ? (Besides Aventus)

    Green Irish Tweed
    Millesime Imperiale
  60. Re: Is there such thing as a "mysterious" vibe for a spring/summer fragrance?

    Perhaps not in the high heat but on cooler spring days - Fahrenheit springs to mind
  61. Re: Are there any "must have" going out fragrances I'm missing?

    A lot of people would also add 1 million and Le Male to that list.
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    Re: Lumière Noire

    Impossible! Their noses must be broken... LN is an amazing scent, one of my favorites.
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    Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey vs JPG Le Male

    Le Male, definitely
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    Re: What to wear on a road trip with my crush

    Allure homme sport or dior homme sport
  65. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - So far my fav Chanel!

    Really like it as well but barely lasts on me. Gone within 4 hours. Sillage within the first 1.5 hour is huge.
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    Re: Acqua di Parma

    Essenza and colonia assoluta definite tries! Both have garnered me most compliments from this house.
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    Re: Want: YSL la nuit de l'homme

    Bump!
  68. Re: Could someone experienced with bottles help with the authenticity of my La Nuit De L'homme?

    It's a legit bottle, enjoy
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    Want: YSL la nuit de l'homme

    Hey all,

    Please pm me any offers. Looking for the old formulation in particular.

    All my best,
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    Re: Favorite Atelier Cologne fragrance

    Gold leather followed by vetiver fatale for me.
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    Re: December wedding, guest scent?

    Another vote for Interlude Man
  72. Re: Looking for a very manly all-year-round fragrance

    Tuscan Leather
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    32315

    What the heck, here's me. Nice to put a face to some of you guys on here!
  74. Re: If the polar vortex returns, what will you wear?

    DHI and noir de noir to warm me up :)
  75. Re: On the search for a Winter scent for the night

    Noir de Noir
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    Re: Creed Aventus vs. Amouage Reflection Man

    I'll be in the minority, but as much as I love Aventus, I have gotten better feedback from the girls in my life (mid 20s) with Reflection.
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    Re: Bal d`Afrique

    That's awesome! I wish I had the same results as you. While I still love the smell on this one, performance is weak for me. Also I do agree that this is relatively close to Vetiver Tonka.
  78. Re: "S*%T Fragrance Heads Say"....Have you guys seen this yet?

    Hahahah I love this!
  79. Re: A good, every day, year around niche scent (no Bond or Creed)

    Chuck- when you get your Ciel Man I'd be very interested to hear your thoughts on it. I've been debating a FB for a long time - my only gripe is projection.
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    Re: Lumiere Noire Pour Homme[CONUS]

    Bump!
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    Re: Pluriel - My new fave from MFK

    Agree, really like this one and am quite impressed by it!
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    Poll: Re: Spicebomb, Kiton Men or Dior Higher ?

    Spicebomb in terms of appeal factor and general smell :) good luck!
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Incredible, can't wait to smell this one in the States
  84. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    I revisited NP today in 80F weather and could barely smell it on myself after 3-4 hrs. I don't want my own experience to dissuade you, however!
  85. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    May I reccomend APOM in lieu of the aforementioned picks both in terms of longevity and compliments.

    Otherwise I would choose AUF, as NP has terrible performance IMO.
  86. Re: I have a fragrance per season EXCEPT Spring. Help!

    Reflection man
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    Re: Want to know more about Ciel Pour Homme

    I've been wearing the heck out of the 15mL I had and really came to love and appreciate this scent. The performance, contradictory to my first post, has been miserable. I get 4 hours out of this (5...
  88. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    Amen. Couldn't agree more...
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    So awesome!! Congratulations to you!!
  90. Re: UPDATE: "DIOR HOMME INTENSE" YEAR 2014 batches (blind test).

    Great news! Thanks for your dedication, Andre!
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    Re: New MFK: Pluriel

    I briefly smelled this at the NM on Michigan Ave; I was lucky enough to get a small sample--I'll post my thoughts tomorrow night!
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    Re: Tom Ford for Men VS D&G Pour Homme

    I'm very partial to DG PH, so that's the clear winner in my eyes. I don't find the projection to be spectacular on either, however unfortunate.
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    Re: First date: Which fragrance to go for?

    I'm not sure how TDH is getting all this love, EVERY woman I know dislikes it. My vote is La Nuit.
  94. Re: DIOR HOMME INTENSE: Blind Test NEW (9 batches, 2007-2013).

    Thank you for your research and knowledge, OP!

    Anyone else have any personal experience,inputs, thoughts about the 2014 batches?
  95. Thread: DHC vs DHS?

    by SilverJag
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    Poll: Re: DHC vs DHS?

    DHC. With that said, the original DHC was my favourite by far.
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    D&G Pour Homme
    Dior Homme
    Chanel Allure Homme
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    Re: Has anyone tried Armani Code Sport Athlete?

    Anybody know where one can sample this fragrance?
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    MFK Lumiere Noire Pour Homme[CONUS]

    Hello all!

    For sale I have

    MFK Lumiere Noire PH -- purchased from Parfums Raffy. Stored in a cool, dark, & well-taken care of place.

    Missing 4-5 sprays; this 70mL bottle is 99%+ full. All...
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    Want to know more about Ciel Pour Homme

    Got in my sample today and am really pleased by my initial impressions. Will do an updated post in a few days after some more wearings.

    So far I can tell it has awesome longevity. Did 1 spray to...
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    Poll: Re: amouage reflection man poll

    Resoundingly positive for me as well
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