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  1. Re: Recommendation for someone who LOVES Tuscan Leather

    You don't get a persistent balmy rose?
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    Re: I'm stuck in men's fragrance purgatory

    Hell, I'm gonna check that one out my damn self!
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    Re: I'm stuck in men's fragrance purgatory

    +1

    Also maybe check out Tom Ford Extreme (not to be confused with Noir Extreme) and while you're at it might as well check out Fougere d'Argent & Beau de Jour.
  4. Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    Phew! I would've been doin' some hand wringing tryin' to get IB in, haha!
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    Re: Beard And/Or Face Moisturizer

    Kiehls is what's up. It's spendy, but when you use it you'll know where that extra money went.

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  6. Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    Invasion Barbare isn't on the list. If you're adding that one then I need to change mine.
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    Re: I'm stuck in men's fragrance purgatory

    What are three you dig and one or two you don't?
  8. Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    I know right?! I'm not at all sure about it either, but I'm confident in the top 3. LIDG is close enough to LIDGE that I'll take it and assume this game is happening in a world where LIDGE doesn't...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Thanks! Haven't tried 1861 yet, but currently test driving the Balade Sauvage and the jury's still out.
  10. Re: Recommendation for someone who LOVES Tuscan Leather

    Some good suggestions already. I'd recommend checkin' out a few from Amouage, namely Interlude, Memoir, JXXV, & Epic. Also maybe Clive Christian C and X. Re: Dior Leather Oud, for sure try it,...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

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    Re: Creed - Original Santal - Options?

    I have both Individuel and OS, and although I find them pretty similar I think there's room in my arsenal for both. What I would recommend is getting a bottle of Individuel and a decant of OS and...
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    Re: Best male Oriental

    I'm with ya' here. I don't get even a hint of animalic muskiness. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th July, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th July, 2019

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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

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    Re: Vintage Gengis Khan sample pass

    Oh hell yeah, been lookin' to check this stuff out for years Put me in the queue, sign me up, I'm in, I'm down, let's do this Brutus!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th July, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th July, 2019

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  20. Re: Which fragrance to wear with this outfit?

    I'd go with the Reflection since it's your current fav and she'll probably associate that scent with you. Some solid options there though, looks like a win/win.
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    Re: Best male Oriental

    I'm thinkin' Jubilation XXV.
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    Re: Fougère Starter Pack of 8. Your picks?

    I have and dig a few of the classics, but I would try and show this classic style in a modern light.

    Invasion Barbare
    Fougere d'Argent
    Beau de Jour
    Bois de Portugal
    Masculin Pluriel...
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    Re: Newbie - beginning a collection

    Check out the sales and splits forums here from time to time.
    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/30-Items-for-Sale
    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/142-Fragrance-Splits-Board
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    Re: New Haarlem question

    Yeah I've also got a bottle; it's very similar to the original but with a more accentuated vanilla/amber all the way through. Definitely not worth the 10x extra coin. I think I prefer the regular...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

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    Re: What's worth noting at the moment?

    a couple by Tom Ford I've been diggin' and haven't been mentioned: Beau de Jour & Fougere d'Argent
  28. Re: La Nuit De L'Homme 2019 batch worth it?

    There seems to be a lot of sway in the opinions. I can't say one way or the other as I only have an older bottle and haven't checked out what's on the shelves lately. Your best bet is to go to a...
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    Re: Most enigmatic fragrance

    Amouage memoir comes to mind. But if you pressed me as to why, I don't think I'd be able to adequately explain it; perhaps that speaks to the perceived enigmatic quality.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th July, 2019

    https://www.luckyscent.com//images/products/57601.jpg?width=400&404=product.png
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th July, 2019

    https://www.luckyscent.com//images/products/57601.jpg?width=400&404=product.png
  32. Re: Article: Barneys explores bankruptcy filing

    Perhaps they should explore lowering their silly prices.

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  33. Re: How do you break a mental "Tie" between scents to pick a SOTD???

    haha, you've painted a familiar picture. Like yourself I smell the tops, and whatever appeals to my mood in the moment is the move. I try and use the SOTD function to leverage my decisions and try...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th July, 2019

    I dig it but the longevity is pretty lousy, so I'm on to some Envy

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th July, 2019

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    Re: New Haarlem question

    Pick up a bottle of Rochas man, it's very inexpensive and very comparable to NH, just not as persistent.
  37. Re: If Recommending One Fragrance For A Beginner To Start With (Given Our Experience And Knowledge)?

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th July, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th July, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

    SOTE

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

    SOTE

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

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  44. Re: Pick Top 5 Most Masculine Fragrances You Have Smelled?

    hmmmmm, (stroking mah beard) I'll keep it confined to what I own

    Gucci PH
    Gucci GA
    Amouage memoir
    Terre d'Hermes
    and I'm gonna copout here and say any fougere I own

    6th man: Nasomatto...
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    Re: Your guilty pleasure fragrance

    Sauvage for sure. Seems this one draws a lot of heat here.
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    Re: BDC Parfum vs The One EDP vs YSL Ultime

    It's pretty subjective. The best way to know what works for you is to get a few samples of each. For what it's worth, I'd go with Bleu Parfum, but it's conceivable it might not meet your...
  47. Re: Recommended Amouage scent for the summer (Humid, Texas weather)

    Huh. Since nobody else has mentioned Honour, I'm wondering if I'm misremembering it. Probably time to revisit it.
  48. Re: Recommended Amouage scent for the summer (Humid, Texas weather)

    Bracken and Honour immediately come to mind
  49. Re: Is terre de Hermès eau fraiche an unsung hero

    Do you like Terre d'Hermes?
  50. Re: Is terre de Hermès eau fraiche an unsung hero

    I hear ya'. Gonna get this one some action this summer. Not the best longevity, but generally comparable to other frags in the same category.
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    Re: A*Men metal flask turning dull?

    If it's stainless steel these'll make it pop

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  52. Re: What are your favorite houses at the moment?

    Lately the numbers say I'm all about Chanel and Tom Ford.
  53. Re: Anal Completionist Newbie Needs Forum Reading Strategy

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  54. Re: Looking For Something New For the Summer...

    Have you checked out TF Beau De Jour yet? Lavender Extreme is also newish and worth a try.
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    Re: Your most worn June 2019

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    Allure Homme Sport Eau Extrême by Chanel
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    Re: Talking Shop About Barbershop (Scents)!

    Yeah same here. Looked at them price points though and they can kick rocks. Just like my take on Beau De Jour, I can't help to wonder if the play dough isn't better spent on another bottle of...
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    Re: Best purchase you made in last 6 months?

    TF Fougere d'Argent & Amouage Bracken
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    Re: Talking Shop About Barbershop (Scents)!

    Yeah I read that in the comments on Fragrantica. I can't see them canceling it so quickly, it just doesn't make sense.

    Regarding similar frags to BDJ, I see ZC already said Zino and on that I...
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    Re: Talking Shop About Barbershop (Scents)!

    For me lavender should be cast in one of the leading roles and it should remind me of a trip to the barber, or at least remind of shaving cream. Also a bit of an old school vibe seems to be part of...
  60. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Swung by Nordstrom and checked out a few from Tom Ford I hadn't smelled before.

    Lost Cherry - I see why people like it, I like it also but I don't even know that I need a decant. But nice. I...
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    Re: Bad Boy by Carolina Herrera

    you can probably also use it to scrape ice off of a windshield
  62. Re: Suggestions To Add to a Beginner's "Collection"?

    I agree with those who've suggested the Dior Homme line and I'll add Amouage is a house worth exploring.
  63. Re: Is L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme by Issey Miyake a blind buy?

    I don't own L'Eau D' Issey but I do have the other two you mentioned and both would be good for a hot and humid type climate. You might also consider Dior Homme Sport and/or Dior Homme Cologne.
  64. Re: No idea what kind of can of worms my brother has opened

    There's a gang of solid patchouli frags to choose from. Here's a few I dig:

    Tom Ford - Patchouli Absolu
    Fred Malle - Monsieur.
    Ulrich Lang - Nightscape
  65. Re: Frank Zappa writes commercial for Remington Razors

    Ha! Just listened to a 28 minute version of Black Napkins so I'm primed up for Zappa jingles!

    Here's the Stones doing a Rice Krispies ad:

    ...
  66. Re: Green Irish Tweed or Platinum Égoïste: If you could only choose one which would it be?

    GIT all day
  67. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    Haha, I do the self same thing. In my experience Nordy is a cut about the rest in customer service, it's locally owned, and it's just down the street from me so it's a total no-brainer.
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    Re: Most worn: May 2019

    A lot of single wears in May



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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Kouros day huh?

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    Re: Hello Friends This is My First Topic

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th May, 2019

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    Re: Hello Friends This is My First Topic

    Ha! I know, right?!
  73. Re: Which TF Private Blend(s) do you find bottle-worthy at retail today?

    Yeah, I get that criticism. I own both and see them as different enough that I don't particularly associate one with the other aside from they're both fougeres tied to TF. Could be specifically...
  74. Re: Which TF Private Blend(s) do you find bottle-worthy at retail today?

    I suppose if there was absolutely no way for me to avoid full retail, I'd still consider buying Fougere d'Argent. Really dig the versatility on that one. Funny 'cause I actually did buy TV at full...
  75. Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather or Kilian Straight to Heaven

    I'd go with Tuscan Leather.
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    Re: Playful casual floral for older men

    Yeah, I immediately thought of Dior Homme Eau, but that might be too similar to the Prada L'Homme; they're different enough for me at least. I also agree with Dior Homme. And maybe check out Chanel...
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    Re: CREED: Boi Du Portugal and Royal Oud

    Word, yeah Royal Oud is a good one. If you're lookin' at another Creed option, Viking is worth checkin' out. I'd also recommend Amouage Bracken, TF Fougere d'Argent, and Invasion Barbare.
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    Re: CREED: Boi Du Portugal and Royal Oud

    Have and dig both. I agree with the folks who get no similarities between the two. Are you looking for something kinda similar or pretty different from BDP?
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    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Love me some BDP. Try some different fougeres, see if you can't find a work around. Some people think Lalique PH EDP smells similar to BDP while not being the same. Maybe start there. I'd also...
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    Re: Most Worn: April 2019

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  81. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    Meditating.
  82. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

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  83. Re: What cologne is Tyga wearing in the Taste video?

    Going solely off all that dummy thicc, gotta be Aventus.
  84. Re: Frankincense / smokey / peppery scent that is mordern?

    I'm not 100% these are exactly what you're looking for, but Jubilation XXV and maybe Interlude are worth a look. You can get carded samples on eBay.
  85. Re: Something similiar to D&G The one and/or One Million Absolutely Gold

    Have you tried Dior Homme or Valentino Uomo?
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    Re: Purchase mistakes you've made

    All my (frag related) mistakes are almost exclusively tied to a regrettable lack of patience and blind buys.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019

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    Re: Mefisto gentiluomo vs Creed MI?

    Add another vote to the landslide for Millesime Imperial.
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    Re: Drydown similar to Amouage Dia Man

    Keep checking the discounters, it shows up from time to time,
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    Re: Drydown similar to Amouage Dia Man

    Maybe check out Guerlain Arsene Lupin Dandy
  91. Re: For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    Used to rock the A*men, but not so much anymore. Still own a bottle but haven't reached for it in what feels like months. I do still enjoy Pure Havane and Pure Malt though.
  92. Re: What is the best ultra least masculine masculine scent?

    Is this real?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th April, 2019

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  95. Re: Critique and suggestion on my sample list

    Some solid options on that list, I'll get behind Bois du Portugal. Great frag. If you're interested in exploring some variations on that theme, I'd also recommend:

    New York Intense
    Invasion...
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    Re: dior eau noir

    Used to own it, was drawn in by it's otherness; I've never smelled anything like it, but ultimately I ended up selling it because I was never wearing it.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th April, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th April, 2019

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Been really diggin' Dior Fahrenheit parfum for the last few days, even wore it several days in a row which is relatively...
  100. Re: Advice on Starting a Collection (Beginner)

    I'll echo what has already been said. Don't blind buy something because someone here (or anywhere else) said it's great. Always try to sample first, there's almost always a way to do this. Also...
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