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    Re: Pal  Zileri Sartoriale

    Funny thing:I will mention a third similar Gucci fragrance:Gucci Rush For Men.Or Tumulte Homme by Chistian Lacroix.Lots of cedar...
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    Re: Cologne is never expensive.

    One cologne,even at 350 USD apiece maybe not expensive.
    Now,lets's talk about dozens/hundreds of full bottles...
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    Re: Boozy ( Whisky - Cognac )

    I would add Paul Smith London to the bunch.
  4. Re: Help to choose :) Found discontinued stuff :)

    From the above mentioned,I own Yohji Homme (rather average,I think,Boby Kouros is much better,poor lasting power too),Gucci Nobile (much better,cool,classy,timeless,smells expensive and distinct) and...
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    Re: Do you read SOTD threads?

    I post very rarely,I almost never read this section...
    But I highly appreciate those that have to say something about the fragrance,as JaimeB mentioned above.
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    Re: Pure Malt availability within Europe?

    That's nice!Do you know if it is also available in the shops of Heathrow Airport?
    Thank's!
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    Pure Malt availability within Europe?

    You can call me crazy,but after more than 100 blind buys online,I am hesitant to buy something that expensive (about 100 $) for the fear not to be lost en route.Of course,it is unavailable...
  8. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Re-Launch of A-Men Pure Malt?

    Do you know if this one is available at airport shops within Europe(let's say,Heathrow airport-London)?
    Thank's!
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    Re: Versatile, Non-offensive Gourmand

    Escada Casul Friday is my best blind buy.
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120306/reviews.html
    Now,hard to find and rather expensive.I wish this one was better known...
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    Re: Annoying experience at Macy's

    Aramis Cool Blend...It cannot be found at Amani's counter and this is not the SA's fault...
  11. Re: Do you have any "1-spray only" fragrances?

    Roccobaroco Joint and the original Calvin by CK for me.
  12. Re: The dreaded red X sign,instead of images.

    I faced the same situation regarding some images on other websites too...
    Thank's again for the replies!
  13. The dreaded red X sign,instead of images.

    This affects the icons (smile,cool,thumbs down etc),but not the similar smilies.Refreshing the page,right-click and show picture or log out and log in again do not solve the problem.Am I alone or is...
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    Re: Blu Mediterraneo Standouts?

    The older ones make me curious:Quercia Marina and Foglie di Basilico.
    From the current line I only have the Cipresso:natural smelling and not too poor lasting power.I like it...
  15. Re: What fragrance best fits the description of tropical?

    I forgot to add the latest Estee Lauder Brasil Dream For Him.Rarely mentioned indeed...
  16. Re: What fragrance best fits the description of tropical?

    Laguna Homme by Salvador Dali used to be a loved child around here,but this happened some years ago...
    And then,another vote for Tommy Bahama Set Sails St. Barts and Set Sails South Seas.
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    Van Heusen fragrances.

    -European.
    -Providence.
    -Eau de toilette for men (is this the one listed as Original in the Directory?)
    -Black Label.
    -Leisure.
    -Proximity.

    For reference:...
  18. Re: Basenotes Challenge: Name a sports fragrance and tell us what distinguishes it from the others.

    Not all SPORT fragrances are born the same.Let's talk about Cartier's Santos Eau De Sport...
  19. Re: best SMELLLING fragrances in your opinion.

    ESCADA Casual Friday:a tiny amount was spilled inside the carton box and I kept bringing this box to my nose for many days...
  20. Re: Why the cold reception for Davidoff Hot Water?

    I liked the comparison to Xeryus Rouge.

    Being Cool Water's cousin,did not help at all.The bar was set too high...
  21. Re: New Fragrances: Tommy Bahama Set Sail Martinique for Men and Women

    There was also another recent launch from Tommy Bahama,right?A limited edition Cologne,in a differently shaped bottle.Can't remember its name...
  22. Re: Alternatives to Chanel Allure Homme Sport?

    JOOP! NIghtflight is fresh and long-lasting,just like Allure Homme Sport.
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    Re: Encre Noire by Lalique???

    There is a Travel Set containining a 15 ml spray bottle and another 15 ml refill bottle,bought from ebay.Poor quality photo follows:
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    Re: Encre Noire by Lalique???

    I received my sealed, travel edition bottles of this one just today.Three sprays on my chest are not enough and a fourth on my wrist left no remnants after one hour...I used to remember a "thicker"...
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    Re: Aramis Eau de Parfum?

    Erm,a fake?
  26. Re: Sartorial -- new fragrance from Penhaligon's

    Erm,rather irrelevant,but a Sartoriale from Pal Zileri is already launched...(a Gucci's Rush clone,if you ask me :wink: ).
  27. Faded love: reissued DK Fuel For Men vs. reissued Aramis Havana.But why?

    All the interest,all the discussions took place while the items were discontinued.So many prayers for a relaunch.Absurd prices for items sold online.And then,both fragrances were re-released.With...
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    Re: Trussardi Uomo Fresh

    Think of Polo Sport Extreme (it's that peppery) ,with added flowers.Not really fresh and no ressemblance to the original Uomo...
  29. Re: Pasha Eau Genereuse + Pasha Eau D'Hiver

    Eau D'Hiver...It must be one of the most rare fragrances available.No reviews,not listed in the directory too.This post offered me the info that this was launched at least four years ago.Pity that...
  30. Re: Cedar scent to replace Tumulte by Lacroix ??

    Pal Zileri Sartoriale smells TOO similar in my opinion...
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    Re: Etienne Aigner Fragrances for Men

    In Leather Man and even better In Leather Man:Suede Edition.
    I wish I had a full bottle of the latter...
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    Re: Favorite Estee Lauder fragrance

    I would vote for the recent Brasil Dream For Him,a nice summer companion.
    I also like Intuition For Men,almost a Chanel's Allure Homme clone...
    On a sidenote,Lauder For Men gets very few wearings...
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    Paco Rabanne 1 Million WHITE.

    Is it really a limited edition item?Or an altogether new fragrance?Or...what?
    You know,there is a bottle available online,for those residing in the UK.It looks similar to the original,only washy....
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Big Pony?

    At least three out of four were available locally,in Athens,kinda strange,since new launches tend to lag for some months to come here.I was lazy to sample though...
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    Re: Best mediterranean cologne!

    Theorema Uomo by Fendi.
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121581/reviews.html
  36. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    I am a sucker for unusual packaging!Does anybody have THIS 20 ml bottle of Azzaro Silver Black?
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    (guess what:buying blind is dangerous.I found this Azzaro to smell too generic woody and...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: July 2010

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    Could you recognise the back of this box?
    A sillage-monster-bergamot-bomb from the past,launched by a WELL known brand,in limited distribution,this comes in an unusual ,but very handy...
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    Re: Legit? K-Mart Armani Code 2.5oz $37.50

    I had a 30 ml/1 oz bottle of this one,when it was at first launched as BLACK Code.I once had a 30 ml bottle of Mania too.It's a legitimate packaging then...
  39. Re: Guess Men (1991).A Cologne was available too,along with the EDT.What about the former?

    http://i.ebayimg.com/08/!B,kDbn!B2k~$(KGrHgoOKi4EjlLmZ,1SBKs!LKD9pg~~_12.JPG
    http://i12.ebayimg.com/04/i/000/f2/67/b1e2_1.JPG...
  40. Re: Guess Men (1991).A Cologne was available too,along with the EDT.What about the former?

    Hmmmmm...The pages I provided do not seem to open...
    I do not know how reliable is this source ,but there is no Guess fragrance (masculine or feminine) launched before 1990....
  41. Guess Men (1991).A Cologne was available too,along with the EDT.What about the former?

    This is the photo of a Cologne,
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?VISuperSize&item=350253234799
    and then , a picture of the EDT follows:...
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    Re: Similar Fragrances

    You can alternatively use Gucci Rush or Christian Lacroix Tumulte or Pal Zileri Sartoriale.Not really detectable differences here...
  43. Re: Is it me or does Pal Zileri "Sartoriale" smell similar to Rush

    I received my bottle just yesterday.And I tend to agree with the reviewers:that's a copy of Gucci Rush/Lacroix Tumulte (it happens to have both).Refined,yes,but not as "outdorsy" as Rush and its...
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    Re: The longevity god

    Joint by Roccobarocco,
    Missoni Uomo,
    Relax by Davidoff,
    Land Lacoste,
    Jazz Prestige,
    Cristobal Pour Homme,
    Bogart Pour Homme.
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    Re: Davidoff CHAMPION

    The bottle looks classy,but not that original...
    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120227.jpg
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  46. Re: Looking for a very good scent for a man who likes armani code

    Burberry Brit For Men is quite similar...
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    Re: ⊱ Azzaro Aqua Verde ⊰

    There is already an Agua Verde by Salvador Dali...
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124684.html
  48. Re: Jacques Bogart Arabian Nights - who has tried this yet???????

    I have sampled Bogart Pour Homme and Citytower and they both belong to the oriental family.The House seems to be obsessed with this genre...
  49. Yours for 199.98 USD only:Lacoste Cool Play.

    After finding this one on offer in a local shop,I searched online for its current status:limited edition item,and its reviews were not exactly glowing...The above pricing is real,found online.It must...
  50. Re: Which frags are so precious to you that you keep back-up bottles of?

    Two bottles of Liquid Karl by Lagerfeld,two bottles of Polo Crest and then,erm,eight bottles of Bogner Snow Man...
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    Re: Bring it back!!

    Casual Friday by Escada (1999),
    Boss Sport (1987),
    L' Uomo Trussardi (1995),
    Deep Forest by Bogner (1995).
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Would BLEU become the new Black?
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    Re: Paul Smith He

    Last year's Sunshine Edition was in a different bottle and the box was different too.
    http://www.parfyym.pri.ee/pic.php?id=4999&cats=1

    But there is no difference concerning the notes, in either...
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    Re: Paul Smith He

    Quite possibly this one is a repackaged Sunshine Edition,not a really new one.The notes are exactly the same,if compared to the previous Sunshine Edition....
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2010

    Two small (20 ml each) bottles of Azzaro Silver Black.
    And I am not THAT impressed...
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    Re: Is my AMEN Pure Coffee authentic??!!!

    My bottle is one of the first boxed testers circulating around,so I believe that is is genuine.Indeed,the star is plastic and the base of the bottle is exactly the same,with the exception of the...
  57. Re: Does Kouros Fraicheur work as a summer cologne?

    I am not sure ,since my bottle was unboxed,but yes,that's the bottle.
  58. L' Altra Follia Di Aquarama EDP "Light"

    http://www.promoparf.com/italiano/prodotti/dettaglio.asp?idCategoria=%7B3D8978AB%2D83BF%2D4D2E%2DAAE9%2D7285485352C5%7D&idProdotto=%7B0E986FC2%2DBB65%2D43A1%2D85FD%2D2F6184FE5608%7D

    By the...
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    Follia Di Aquarama "Sport" EDT.

    http://www.promoparf.com/italiano/prodotti/dettaglio.asp?idCategoria=%7B3D8978AB%2D83BF%2D4D2E%2DAAE9%2D7285485352C5%7D&idProdotto=%7B38F4B3B3%2D1B0D%2D4A88%2DBDAB%2D1482F110403E%7D

    The original...
  60. Paul Smith Sunshine Men ,Paul Smith Sunshine Women.(2010)

    http://www.paulsmith.co.uk/shop/paul-smith-fragrance-414/paul-smith-sunshine-100ml-for-men-conf-parf-004a02-1/product.html

    Possibly a repackaging of the previous Sunshine (2008),since the notes...
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    Poll: Re: Favourite masculine Chopard fragrance?

    No love for the latest Chopard Pour Homme then...
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    Re: Angle man pure malt 50 ml?

    Does anyone own a bottle of A MEN with a YELLOW star?It is supposed that strawberrynet does not sell fakes...
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    Poll: Favourite masculine Chopard fragrance?

    Here,I have the intention to help you,you know,there are not too many of them out there...It happens to be the happy owner of two out of the three and I can't quite decide which one I prefer:...
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    Re: Angle man pure malt 50 ml?

    Best case scenario:You ordered/payed for a 50 ml bottle but you will receive a 100 ml one (since it is the only one known in existence...)
  65. Re: What discontinued fragrances should we stock up now?

    Pure Coffee and then Pure Malt.
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 3 May 2010

    M7 Fresh, sprayed at will...
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    Re: Hugo Boss Bottled Night

    May I admit I considered it to be a blatant fake?
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, May 1, 2010

    Tommy Bahama Set Sails St. Barts.
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    Re: Similar to Clinique Happy For Men?

    MANY years ago,concerning the exact question,my reply was : one could try Kinky Homme by You Young Coveri.Well,I still insist!Still,this is not a usefull suggestion,because this italian rarity is so...
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    Re: Bogart Pour Homme, your thoughts?

    Do you find it comparable to Davidoff Relax,another mega-sillage monster?
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    Re: SotD, Monday, 26th April 2010

    Burberry London.
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    Hugo Boss Bottled Night

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?VISuperSize&item=290427969810

    Since it is not an item we are aware of its existence,then...
    We are free to make a guess...:evil:
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    Re: Fruity but Manly!

    Trussardi Jeans Men:
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26123421.html

    A fruity scent for the younger crowds.No it does NOT smell like tropical fruit punch spilled all over you (Escada Sunset Heat ,I am...
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    Re: Voyage d'Hermes in stores !

    This sounds like the Guerlain's Homme equivalent,launched by Hermes:decent,but easily forgettable...
    It reminded me of Body Shop's White Musk.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday 14th April 10

    Roger et Gallet L' Homme Sport.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: April 2010

    A 50 ml bottle of Rocabar (old packaging).
    Green class in a bottle!
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    Re: Baldessarini Del Mar Marbella

    Does anybody find some similarities with the original Tommy Bahama For Men?The latter is just slightly less fruity in my opinion...
  78. Re: Are there any "sport" fragrances worth a damn?

    I would suggest the old and forgotten Hugo Boss Sport (1987)
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120243/reviews.html
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    Halston Man (2009) vs. Halston Z-14

    Hi there!I read that the inention was for a modernization of the old Z-14 ,but do you think that one could have both items in his collection?Ι loved Z-14 when I was much younger,but now I rarely use...
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    Re: Best Lacoste?

    Booster is a nice uplifting scent,and one of the few bottles that I have ever finished and then I replaced.I also have Lacoste Original,Lacoste Eau de Sport and Elegance,but I rarely use them.I am...
  81. Re: Comparisson between Bogart's City Tower and Pour Homme (2004)

    This is exactly what I felt upon sampling City Tower today!This is a warm,almost sensual oriental,smoother and less sharp, compared to Bogart Pour Homme.To my nose,City Tower is a (only slightly)...
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    Re: Smell of a Fresh Cut Open Watermelon?

    Versace Metal Jeans.
  83. Re: Frags that are Perfect to wear at the beach.

    When was the last time when Laguna Homme by Salvador Dali was mentioned?
    Also,every Tommy Bahama fragrance I have,could be a serious contender:Set Sail St Barts,Set Sail South Seas and to a lesser...
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    Re: Favorite fresh/aqua scent

    Does anybody love the old and forgotten Heaven by Chopard?
    Dunhill Fresh is another favorite of mine.
  85. Re: Pre-Basenotes Fragrance You're Still Proud Of

    Cacharel Pour L'Homme and
    erm, Photo by Karl Lagerfeld...
  86. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Kouros Cologne Sport Eau D'Ete-Edition Limitee,in its plastic packaging,resembling a diver's suit (there is a zipper in the back).http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/683/dsc00042an.jpg

    "A Summer Eau...
  87. Re: Looking For A Fresh & Invigorating Scent Perfect For The Summer

    Paul Smith for Men-Sunshine Edition.
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26130595.html
    Possibly my best blind buy of the previous summer.And since you are located in the UK,it won't be that hard to locate a...
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    Re: Patou- What have I got here?

    Erm,vapoMiseur means...?
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    Re: Casual Rose - Does this exist?

    I used to wear Jako by Karl Lagerfeld with jeans and casual shirts.Leather and rose and not that formal...
  90. Box set containing all of Acqua Di Parma-Blu Mediterraneo EDTs?

    Well,not all of them,but three, or four, or five of them,in 20ml,or 30 ml,or 40ml bottles (I am not that accurate,I understand...).I know for sure that once upon a time such a thing was in...
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    Re: The BEST of...(designer houses)

    Armani:Black Code.
    Burberry:Brit for Men.
    Calvin Klein:Obsession for Men.
    Cartier:Santos Eau de Sport (HEAVYWEIGHT green here...)
    Dior:Homme Sport.
    Davidoff:No Relax mentioned yet?
    Escada:My...
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    Re: Where to Buy Donna Karan Fuel?

    Harrod's website lists it as currently out of stock...
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    Re: Ferre's Pontaccio 21 - Worth buying?

    It is available in both EDT and EDC concentrations,but I was unable to got some info for the latter.
    The words I would pick from the reviews are:citrusy,leathery,floral and retro.This is not...
  94. Re: does Basenotes have the power?? Yes it does!!

    New West by Aramis maybe?
    But then,all the lights were turned to the newly relaunched Havana...
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    Re: burberry the BEAT - thoughts?

    I recieved my bottle upon launching and I find it too similar to Extreme Polo Sport.The Beat is less peppery (go figure) and slightly greener.I rarely use it...
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    Re: Dior Eau Noire question

    Truth to be told,I hesitated to bid ,after all.
    As a sidenote ,let's say that 90% of EDTs in UK's e bay are listed as "aftershave".Fellow basenoters located in UK could clarify this.
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    Re: some very green scents ?

    Bogner's Deep Forest.
    A hidden gem,if I am allowed to say...
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    Rasgo by Antonio Puig

    The few bottles available online,come from,yes,right guess,Spain...
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    Re: Is this a fake D&G Pour Homme?

    My bottle,bought from an airport's Dutu Free Shop more than ten years ago,has exactly the same issue with the side sticker.On the other hand,on the base of the bottle there are two small lumps of...
  100. Name a fragrance that no other Basenoter has ever heard of...

    Just a guess,of course,but here it goes:
    Have you ever heard of Rasgo, by Antonio Puig?
    A quick,I admit,online search yielded no remarkable results...
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