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    Re: Fragrances at Epcot in Disney World

    Have not! I'll check it out.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Enjoy the heck out of those!
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    Re: Fragrances at Epcot in Disney World

    Hey guys and gals, it's been 4 years so I'm taking my family back in June...any new fragrance temptations I should check out?
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    I might wear the EDP one more time and give it another chance.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    I bought the following from a fellow Basenoter:

    L'Occitan Pour Homme
    Gendarme
    Parfums de Nicolai New York Intense
    Lalique Hommage de la Homme
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    I wish I had a different report, but so far the EDP has not been much better for me. It's probably just my nose. I wore 3 healthy sprays yesterday (neck, chest, stomach) and I could barely detect it...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Botegga Venetta PH
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    Re: Most worn March '15

    Aventus
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    But it is a great place to meet a "keeper"! But I agree, that should not be the main reason.
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    I was thinking the exact same thing. My wife liked it on me, but I never really came around to it for myself. I had to over apply it to enjoy it, and I fear that would have the effect that the...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Chanel Bleu EDP
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    Re: Do you also purchase designer fashion?

    I buy my suits at Jos A Bank and Express. So...no. My jeans at Buckle or Kohls, other items at Dillards usually.
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    Re: Hiding purchases

    That's how I roll as well.
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    Re: In defense of Penhaligon's Bayolea

    I wonder if the pomade is any good...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    Penhaligon's Endymion. I just like it.
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    Poll: Re: Bleu De Chanel - Longevity

    I plan on wearing the EDP for the first time tomorrow and I hope I have the same experience.
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel vs Terre d'Hermes

    Of the current EDT's, I'd take Bleu I guess. I have trouble smelling both of them on myself after about 2 hours.
  18. Re: Aventus - the Acqua di Gio of niche masculine perfumery

    I'm a CEO, but I guess I don't travel in the same circles as you guys. I've NEVER smelled Aventus on anyone else, and I've been to LA, SF and NYC in the last 3 years. Hmmmm....maybe my sniffer is...
  19. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    I just ordered Penhaligon's Endymion and I ponied up the extra shipping cost so I can get it in about 3 days. I get sick of waiting anymore.
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    Poll: Re: Bleu De Chanel - Longevity

    Here's the deal: If I wear 3 sprays, I cannot smell it except for a whisper in a couple of hours. However my wife can smell it on me as many as 9 hours later. For my personal enjoyment, I detest its...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I ALWAYS look at the women's section in these stores. In the past I would often find men's Cartier scents put there by mistake.
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    Re: Cartier Fragances which one

    I will go against the grain. I like Declaration D'un Soir and Pasha Edition Noire. They both smell modern, fresh and year around to me, but I know others feel differently about these two.
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    Re: Worth every penny

    Ha-ha! I'm no pugilist...the only thing I pound are Venti Mochas at Starbucks! I think my picture has thrown folks off a bit. A lot of my conservative family man posts have people thinking I'm a...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    MFK Pluriel Masculin
  25. Re: Aventus - the Acqua di Gio of niche masculine perfumery

    Aventus is a much better scent, but I get what you're saying.
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    Re: New MFK: Pluriel

    I do agree that there is a similarity to some cheaper scents. Still smells great to me. Preferred Stock and Smalto come to mind.
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    Re: Worth every penny

    GIT
    Aventus
    Eau des Baux
    LIDGE
    Royal Oud
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    Re: Worth every penny

    I agree. Great scent.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    My wife always liked Gucci II on me when I had it.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Nice get. Well played.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 29th March 2015

    L'Occitane Eau des Baux. It's 30 freaking degrees this AM.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th March 2015

    Creed Aventus
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    Bleu de Chanel EDP.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yep. It's a kinda sweet smokey scent. Real nice.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Commes des Garçons
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    Re: This is uncanny - Creed OV and Mugler Cologne

    I agree.
  37. Re: Do you think we have too many forum police?

    I'm satisfied the way it is. People can't seem to police themselves very well. Such as the autism remark recently. Way out of bounds.
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella CNN website

    Thanks, kind sir!
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella CNN website

    No, because I am tech deficient! Just google the combo and it should come up. Sorry!
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    Re: If you could start over?

    Very solid advice. I have bought many scents just because they were decent and cheap for the retail therapy rush. Regretted 90% of them. Better to spend more less frequently on quality. And sample a...
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    Santa Maria Novella CNN website

    Interesting story about their store in Italy.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    You'll win that bet!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th March 2015

    Bleu de Chanel EDT
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    Re: New MFK: Pluriel

    Yes, it has an old school, very masculine vibe to it. Reminds me of an 80's or 90's men's scent. That's not to say it's a power house, but it is strong enough. Could use a tad more strength, but I'm...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Days of wine and roses. Just kidding. It's a term that means carefree youthful days, or just better times. The better times in this case were when one could roll into one of these stores and...
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    Re: New MFK: Pluriel

    I really like this one. Keeper for me.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    Edt: sharper, more citrus, more edge, more projection, weak to the wearer

    Edp: flatter, sweeter, stronger up close to the wearer

    They're both good. I decided not to sell my Edt after smelling...
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    Re: Is Aramis a good blind buy?

    No. It's bad.
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    All very good points.
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    All very good points.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Sometimes I wish I still had that scent...
  52. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Fantastic work. For my PR fix, I think I would go to Bond No. 9 Great Jones these days.
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    Re: Givenchy Vetyver bottle design

    Well, that's creepy.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    In all honesty, I just washed my hands with soap and water and Bleu EDP still smells very nice wafting off the back of my hand. GRRR...I'll probably end up getting it too!
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    Re: Givenchy Vetyver bottle design

    Hate to hear that as I thought the one before was muted. Just not enough zip for me, but it did smell nice.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    I finally tested the EDP on my skin today at Sephora. Frankly, I'm let down. I was hoping for more power. It's softer and rounder, not exactly what I was looking for. It may last longer, but I don't...
  57. Thread: New Moderators!

    by ChuckW
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    Re: New Moderators!

    Welcome from an old timer! Best of luck!
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    Re: NEW! Paco Rabanne 1 Million Cologne

    Uh, that too!
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    Re: Habit Rouge L'eau

    WOW, Jack! You make this sound fantastic!
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    Re: Habit Rouge L'eau

    I'm thinking of buying this for summer...any new takes?
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    My wife really liked D'un Soir on me last night. It is a lot stronger than I recalled.

    Evidence is a light scent that probably is better for summer, but I think that the Cartier will be fine as...
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    You're probably a lucky man!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Bentley Azure
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    Re: NEW! Paco Rabanne 1 Million Cologne

    The original made me and my son about gag. Not for me.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Yes. I think the salad days are over. It was fun while it lasted.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    This is interesting as I wonder if CK might just become the official in-house line of these discounters. Or maybe it already has...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo - Edition Noire

    I liked the other bottle.
  68. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    My wife's Top 3 on me:

    1. TDH Perfume
    2. YSL Rive Gauche
    3. Creed Aventus
  69. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    Yes. A very nice scent as well.
  70. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    Givenchy Gentlemen Only. It's weak in my opinion, but I do love the aroma. I've bought and sold it off probably 3 times! Almost did it again, but I know I'd get next to nothing for it and...
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    Re: Two New Eutopie - No.7 & No.8!

    Thanks! I'm blessed with a great family. Better than I deserve, to be sure. I don't know much about Hednic, except that he's a family man like me. We have great lives. I would not change a thing.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I agree. Plus all the synthetics means it's less susceptible to batch variations. Good scent.
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    Nailed it. That said, I think Pure Havane is a year around scent.
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    I think it's a very solid designer release. Very nice for spring and summer and crosses many age groups. An easy wear that generates compliments. Good mainstream release that requires little thought,...
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    Re: Two New Eutopie - No.7 & No.8!

    Yep. That be me. Wife on left, college son on right, little man got edged out to the right and low!
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    Re: Two New Eutopie - No.7 & No.8!

    Hednic, which are your faves from this line? Most masculine?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th March 2015

    Cartier Declaration D'Un Soir. Ooooohh....this is nice...don't know why I sold it a year ago. Loving it today. Perfect work scent.
  78. Re: Fresh, subtle, elegant scent for work in a very warm summer climate?

    Bvlgari Pour Homme. This one is easy.
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Wore it today and I have really enjoyed it. So far, so good!
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    I love buying cologne! It's my favorite vice by far...oh, also sweets! What a grand hobby we share.
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    Re: Eau Des Baux What Does It Smell Like?

    A less sharp version of Spicebomb IMHO.
  82. Re: Wonder why my new Creed Royal Oud Does not last

    Royal Oud actually does very well on my skin. I do think many Creeds need air in the bottle via spraying and some time to ripen before they are optimum. I know, expensive scents should not require...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    Thanks, guys. I appreciate your input.
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    Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Yes, one gets the full-breadth of human qualities! Strengths and weaknesses. Basenotes is a true melting pot!
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Edt vs Edp

    For the EDP owners, do you find it is more noticeable for your own enjoyment over the course of the day? The EDT washes out quick to my nose and I can't smell it a few hours later.
  86. Re: Declaration D'un Soir OR Comme une Evidence Homme

    I got very little rose from the Evidence. Much from the Cartier. They are both nice scents. I'd go for the Cartier (which I actually just bought). Evidence smells like Bond No. 9 Brooklyn to me. It's...
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    Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Fellas, fellas, fellas....
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    Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Simple but profound.
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    Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    For me personally, I wear scents that appeal to #1 Me, #2 My Wife. If the two of us like it, everyone else can hang. That said, it's ALWAYS nice to be complimented on how nice I smell. I mean, DUH. ...
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Glad you are satisfied! Hope you enjoy your Aventus as well. These are 2 great scents.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

    Creed Original Vetiver
  92. Thread: Creed 1849

    by ChuckW
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    Re: Creed 1849

    Thanks, Doug!
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    I got my new OV tester today. Lot #A4012M01

    I'll let y'all know how it performs in a few days.
  94. Thread: Creed 1849

    by ChuckW
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    Re: Creed 1849

    Creed sent me an email today hyping it's new availability online. Heads up!
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    Re: Jil Sander...any men's scents worth owning?

    Thanks for all the excellent suggestions. You guys rock!
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    Re: Need hair product recommendations for son.

    I like American Crew products better than anything else. Their pomade is the bomb. Been using it for at least 10 years now. Works well on fine hair like mine.
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    Re: Jil Sander...any men's scents worth owning?

    I think that's one of the ones I had. Kind of warm and sweet, better version almost of JOOP! , but a lot classier?
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    Re: Dunhill Icon - thoughts?

    Sounds like something my wife would love on me.
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    Re: Jil Sander...any men's scents worth owning?

    Appreciate the head's up!
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    Re: Jil Sander...any men's scents worth owning?

    Thanks guys! I think I'll pick up a couple of the lower priced ones in April. I want something warm, spicy yet light enough for summer.
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