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  1. [International] Re: Looking for Platinum Egoiste. Have Dior Eau Sauvage edt to trade.

    Bump- looking for Platinum Egoiste.
  2. Re: Why do companies "admit" reformulations by changing the packaging/bottle?

    "Hey team, we are changing a few chemicals in this fragrance. Go ahead and hire a design firm to change a small part of the pattern on the box or the font on the bottle because thats the only logical...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    Who claims this? Where? When? Its a great site that almost everyone on bn uses with zero problems.


    Ive read the rest of your post a couple of times and really have no idea what it means-
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Just saw the listing on ebay. Not sure about the ICP but the listing is legit.
  5. Thread: I stink

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    Re: I stink

    A friend came over and wanted to wear Leather Oud for a second time. He said "Hey, where is that one that smells like a petting zoo?" Skanky for sure.

    According to a basenoter that has intimate...
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    Re: Youtube Reviewers.............

    Cant really watch most of them since im very cynical and easily annoyed. I stopped with most all reviews a while back since most are complete nonsense and give you no clue as to what the fragrance...
  7. Re: Did original YSL Kouros in the 80's and 90's sell best for a certain demographic?

    It was a best selling fragrance so that means every type of person wore it.
  8. Re: What laundry detergent do you use to wash your clothes?

    I started using some homemade stuff last year and it works great. Leaves no residual smell. Zote soap, borax, oxiclean and washing soda. There are lots of recipes online.
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    Re: what to look for in a collectors perfume store

    Please do not buy any of those without smelling first. People on here are very excited because there are a few rare bottles but if you are just looking for something to wear yourself it will be a...
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    Re: Muscs Koublaï Khän - discontinued???

    Same here. Smells like warm wax and floral to me. I remember being able to smell the skank a few years ago but i cant smell most animalic musks any longer.
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    Re: So... leather isnt really leather

    I dont get it? There is a smell that we associate with leather and it is what leather notes are trying to replicate. Its mostly based on birch tar that was used on leather back in the day. I think...
  12. Re: Would it be crude to give our unwanted fragrances to the homeless?

    ^^^lolololol



    OP This isnt a serious question is it? I guess you could give it to them and they could sell the bottles for $2-3 each real quick.

    I guess I could go on and make fun of you for...
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    Re: Any Bond No. 9 experts out there?

    NY Oud is the best Bond available.
  14. Re: Looking for a "must have" niche summer scent. It must smell sexy!

    Creed MI
  15. Re: New brand Brooklyn Perfume Company with four fragrances

    Its because of the plain looking bottles.
  16. Re: New brand Brooklyn Perfume Company with four fragrances

    makes perfect sense....
  17. Poll: Re: Single most helpful, yet unavailable, piece of information:

    It would be good to have the option. Options are always good.
  18. Re: Vintage Chanel Antaeus Sport.....plus much more. Worldwide.

    update
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    SMW, VIW, Himalaya
  20. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    This is a big seller at Sephora and Macys so obviously its nothing to get offended over.
  21. Re: Is this paranoia or are my suspicions legitimate?

    Probably sprayed a little too much. 2 on the chest and 1 one the neck probably would not have been too much.
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    Re: Quorum vs One Man Show

    I pick Quorum because OMS is brutally strong and smells bad also.
  23. [International] Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute, Creed Windsor, Gucci Envy, Egoiste Cologne Concentree...WANT-Tauer LddM

    bump
  24. Re: Had my car broken into (stole my vintage La Nuit de L'Homme)

    Sucks. Even worse is that he probably immediately sold the bottles for $3 each to buy crack cocaine.
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    Re: Which note ruins a fragrance for you?

    Most herbs and notes that make the frag smell like any type of food.
  26. Re: manually putting real oud oil in fragrance fragrance that claim there is oud

    Wow. This is like crushing up a diamond and mixing into your foot lotion. What a freaking waste.
  27. Re: Oud scents - Why do a lot of women dislike them so much here in the USA ?

    I dont find this to be true at all. I think its just that your wife really doesnt like oud.
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    Re: Green irish tweed

    Same way that TJ Maxx works. You get exact same products for huge discounts. Fragrancenet is great and there are several other online shops to find cheap Creeds.
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    Re: Is my Fahrenheit fake?

    Looks bad. If its from ebay then its fake.
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    Re: Looking for an everyday cologne

    The above are great choices.

    Do not blind buy Drakkar Noir.
  31. Re: It seems as one needs to step up their intellectual capacity in order to decipher the label on..

    I agree. Having to read is no fun. Then they put letters and numbers together to make it extra confusing. And seemingly random little dots.
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    Re: best fragrances to untrained noses

    The people you know personally may have different favorites though because you exposed them non mainstream stuff.
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    Re: best fragrances to untrained noses

    Thats it.
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    Re: Clive christian 1872 vs Creed Imperial

    Im surprised also. I dont think ive ever seen a thread about 1872 or seen anyone ever recommend it.
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    Re: Off the radar night out frags

    M7...............................
  36. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Please dont. It was a dumb joke.
  37. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Smell then the other stuff. I guess price but you dont have to actually own the full bottle to really like a frag.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Actually, the bag costs $1595 now....
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    The people buying those will just have their assistant take care of the filling and what not.

    It would look great in the $1200 silver leather Creed dopp bag.
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    Re: The healing scent of sandalwood

    That is quite the liberal interpretation by Details magazine of the study. I guess its less interesting to say that they were paid to promote those products and readers should go out and buy them.
  41. Re: Name 5 Limited Edition/Vaulted CREEDs you'd like to see available at a future Atomizer Promotion

    Why not Herbe Marine?
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    Re: Ever play SA in a mall store?

    ..........
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    Re: Ever play SA in a mall store?

    Yes. A couple of times at the TF counter at Neimans. Helped a rich, eccentric looking elderly Japanese women pick out Noir de Noir once. Also was offered a job by the Creed SA/rep at the Creed...
  44. Re: Went for Bleu even though Platinum Egoiste was drawing me in :/

    Makes zero sense to me that you didnt buy the one that you liked more. Makes zero sense that Bleu is more versatile since PE is one of the safest fragrances available and suitable for all fragrance...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Probably starting second week of January.

    Another tip. Check local Craigslist right after Christmas to find frags people are trying to get rid of that they got as gifts.
  46. Re: I don't understand the repugnancy for Grey Flannel. Best smell of a soap bar out there!

    I tried it at TJ Maxx and it was really bad and Im very forgiving of all frags. Maybe it gets better after the opening but I will likely never know.
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    Re: It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    Prada Amber edp
    Paco XS
    GIT
    Original Vetiver

    I always look at the huge amount of bottles and think I have enough to last 3 lifetimes but then realize that I really only wear about 10 frags and...
  48. Thread: Lacoste L!VE

    by heperd
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    Re: Lacoste L!VE

    You should be interested because its actually not bad. I got a lot of tobacco from it and was surprised it wasnt horrible. Still hard to get past that its a Lacoste.
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    Re: How do I clean my plastic atomizer?

    Very hot water and a strong dishwashing soap (Dawn) or a degreaser cleaner. Should be suitable for personal use after that.
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    Re: Creed box differences, NM vs Fragrancenet

    Yea the companies are probably trying to get rid of last years product. One year old is nothing in a frags life though. The older the better according to basenotes.
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo. Still wearable today?

    Of course it is.
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    Re: Creed box differences, NM vs Fragrancenet

    Like everyone has already said- Creed changes packaging about every year and different sized boxes are designed differently.

    Fragrancenet is as legit as you can get. The products are the exact...
  53. Re: Do you explain to people if you are wearing a "clone"?

    If you tell the "Lomani AB Silver Spirit" they will stop listening around the time you get to the "i" in Lomani. Just choose whichever is the quickest and easiest to say.
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    My Private Collection Selection Verte is FP7910G01
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    Re: What is the most you've ever sprayed at once?

    Is your "0" key not working? Your figures seem a little low.
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    Re: What is the most you've ever sprayed at once?

    I did 70 of Varvatos Artisan once and it was just right.
  57. Re: Cheap but good quality frags that aren't widely used

    Paco XS original
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    Re: best place to...

    Or you could just order a bunch of these. A lot of them actually smell good.
    http://www.ebay.com/sch/Fragrances-/26396/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=Al-Rehab
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    Re: best place to...

    Its going to be VERY hard to find something from a reputable company for that price. There are hundreds of "attars" on ebay from $5 to $200 but you have no way of knowing what they are or what they...
  60. Re: Clean gets on the oud bandwagon with Clean for Men Classic

    They also jumped on the bergamot, basil, juniper berry, violet leaf, vetiver, saffron, jasmine, iris, black pepper, amber and musk bandwagon. When will it stop.....
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    Re: What is your favorite Amouge?! and WHY?

    Epic or Jub XXV
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    Re: Confession - Slightly embarrassed

    Its ok but far from bottle worthy.
  63. Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense vs La Nuit de L'Homme.

    Prada
  64. Re: hello! and may be an odd question, but are there notes that would complement body odor, not cove

    Ok I guess I will calm down. You did start out by saying it was onion smelling b.o. though and that seems to be something that requires a product with ingredients that actually work.

    The alum...
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    Re: AT&GIT: An unusual fragrance encounter

    Yea probably Saks. Either way GIT is a great fragrance.

    Is there really a Tesla dealership? Thats awesome. There is a Tesla storefront here but they are not allowed to discuss prices because the...
  66. Re: hello! and may be an odd question, but are there notes that would complement body odor, not cove

    Yes please please please. There is no harm in stopping armpits from sweating. There is far great harm likely to be caused psychologically from smelling bad at school and being made to fear something...
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    Re: AT&GIT: An unusual fragrance encounter

    Your wife buys it for $330 after liking hows it smells at Neimans thats how. Most guys have no clue what they are wearing or how much it cost.
    These are the type of guys that just eat whatever is...
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    Start out by reading through the Aventus Batch Variation thread. It would be very helpful to any potential customers and all questions would be answered definitively.
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    Some SAs at Neimans, Saks, Barneys and some Nordstroms are great. I dont think those are who anyone is complaining about. If she works at Macys or Dillards I will be shocked.
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    Tom Ford reps are always great. They dont seem to work for the store or work on commission though. A lot of Creed reps are great too.

    Sorry Allen, Im just messing around. They should be able to...
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    Ahh! Its seems as though you have bested me once again! Good for you.

    I agree that if you are unable to read then they should be able to help you with that. It is unacceptable if they cannot read...
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    Re: L'air du desert Marocain

    You dont.
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    Re: L'air du desert Marocain

    Its $120 with shipping.
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    Re: Body lotion for men?

    I have made several small jars of scented lotion by spraying a few sprays of different frags into unscented Cetaphil lotion. It holds the scent very well and starts out thick so the fragrance does...
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    If that is how you test then you are different from every other customer that has ever tested fragrances and the SA should not be expected to cater to your bizarre expectations. You should understand...
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    Re: Perfume gift recs for 32yo and 16yo guys?

    YSL La Nuit de LHomme for the bf.
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    What do you need to know from these people!!!!!????? Just smell the fragrance and if you like it then ask the price and buy it or dont buy it. Why do you need them to tell you the notes??? Who cares?...
  78. Re: hello! and may be an odd question, but are there notes that would complement body odor, not cove

    Honestly nothing is going to compliment terrible onion armpit stink. You cant cover that up. It has to be washed off and then prevented. Please go right away and get her some regular antiperspirant...
  79. Re: What of these fragrances are best in: duration, proyection and liked by women

    Get the Joop.
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    Re: Effects of ingesting cologne/perfume?

    The fragrance that spilled on your tums had absolutely nothing to do with the dizziness. Maybe the nausea because of the taste but you were taking antacid so were probably nauseous to begin with.
  81. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    Ive been waiting for it to take a turn since I first saw it yesterday. Took longer than I though. Not sure OP is going to end well either.
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    Re: I don't understand Harrods Swarovski Oud

    If he stuck his nose right up to the floor and sniffed over and over and starting analyzing then it would probably give him headache too.
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    Re: I don't understand Harrods Swarovski Oud

    Youre right. It smells like a regular horse stall. Not sure if Ive ever actually been in a horse stall but Ive seen them at the state fair.
  84. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    I had 80 thousand posts because of those threads..... How dare you steal that important content from valuable contributing members.
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    Re: I don't understand Harrods Swarovski Oud

    You dont like it. Its just that simple.

    It smells like a filthy horse stall at first but not really in a bad way. Great fragrance to me. Not to you.
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    Re: Sales Assistant Insanity!

    Its very strange that no macys carry original Dior Homme. Always come armed with the fragrance pulled up on your phone to show the SA. Sephora has all the Dior Hommes and several other Dior frags.
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    Re: Sales Assistant Insanity!

    If you think Dillards in Arlington is bad then stay away from Neimans at Northpark.
  88. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    Pretty much everyones reaction when first testing.
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    Re: Any feedback on New York Oud from Bond No. 9?

    Great fragrance. My favorite Bond by far.
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    Re: Layering one million

    Me too.
  91. [International] Looking for Platinum Egoiste. Have Dior Eau Sauvage edt to trade.

    Wants-
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste- decant ok.

    Willing to entertain any other possible trades.


    For trade
    I have Dior Eau Sauvage decants to trade. Would like to trade mL for mL.
    ...
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    If its an investment then wouldnt it be much better to put those tens of thousands of dollars into the stock market or mutual funds etc? Especially since you can easily predict that 90% of the...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme INTENSO is finally out

    spicebomb.....
  94. Thread: Fake Amouage???

    by heperd
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    Re: Fake Amouage???

    You should be sorry for this ridiculous untrue post. Delete your account.
  95. Re: Canvas and Concrete - Fragrance Primer - Does this stuff work?

    Yea its probably way easier to test and see how it actually performs using the actual bottle rather than the 2ml sample vial with tiny sprays.
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    Re: Your Favorite Light-yellow Type "Freshie"

    What color bandana shows that you are into Light Yellow type Freshies?

    Does the juice have to be yellow? Paco XS is a great yellow juice.
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    Re: please delete this thread

    OP asked nicely for thread to be deleted. What happened next will restore your faith in humanity.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/393990-please-delete-this-thread
  98. Re: Canvas and Concrete - Fragrance Primer - Does this stuff work?

    They will send you a sample if you email the company. I got one and it didn't seem to do much. Seems like a silicone like liquid. It might make the frag last longer because it doesn't evaporate but...
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    Re: New to florals need some advice

    Definitely check out Tom Ford Noir de Noir and Oud Fleur and Neimans and Malle Portrait of a Lady and Saks. You are very lucky to be in Houston since you can sample lots of major niche brands at the...
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    Re: Article on Florals for Men

    Just dont tell men about the floral notes and they wont no any difference. Old Spice is though of as a very masculine frag but it is really very powdery and floral if you study it.
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