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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E06

    I feel like we're stuck in a very particular room in a very particular wing of a museum and we're being made to look at every single work in a very particular genre. Everything is very clean and all...
  2. Re: 1 Million and A*Men as signature scents...am I crazy?!

    if you do this, just know that the general consensus of your aroma is going to be "obnoxious"
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    Re: My change of mind on Acqua di Gio.

    Not a big fan, but it I can certainly agree it's much better put together than really any creed frag I can think of. I definitely don't think natural vs unnatural is something that should be worried...
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    Poll: Re: Midnight in Paris (EDP) versus Chanel Egosite

    Good point, actually.
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    Re: Best 'openings' of all time?

    Bulgari Black
    L'air du Desert Morocain
    Gris Clair
  6. Re: How Similar are Dior Homme and Midnight in Paris?

    I like the edt MiP the most. I find almost no similarity to DHI or DH.
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    Re: Muscs Koublai Khan - Safe for Work?

    If you work as a construction worker or as prime minister of the league of manly men, sure.
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    Poll: Re: Midnight in Paris (EDP) versus Chanel Egosite

    Balance. Versatility.
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    Re: Trying KINSKI tonight....

    I've been going through my little sample vial this past week.

    Gunpowder and pot.

    It's awesome and horrible...

    I feel like it's a manly fragrance for people that like manly fragrances... but...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 4th of October

    Midnight in Paris EDT

    was pleasantly surprised in the office, as my only qualm with the scent was that it was way too quiet and that I could barely smell it.

    had 4 co-workers tell me I smelled...
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    Re: What fragrance do you use for air freshener?

    Grey Flannel is basically my febreeze substitute in the apartment

    Caron PuH is what I spray in my car
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    I find it to be exceptionally just okay.
  13. Re: What Are the Most Under-Hyped Fragrances in Your Opinion?

    Have u guys heard about Aventus?
  14. Re: What fragrance do you reach for when your feeling rude?

    Yatagan


    I'd say A*Men, but im just not that rude...
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    Re: Everyday cologne for high-school kid?

    how much was the nautica voyage??


    it's like 15-20 bucks MAX
  16. Re: Trying to pick a first scent. Here are some things about me.

    Is this a joke?
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    Re: Everyday cologne for high-school kid?

    Sure!

    Remember two things: what YOU like it what matters most and fragrances evolve once you spray them, so don't just judge a scent on its first ten minutes (or ten seconds as the case may be)
    ...
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    Re: Loving L'Air du Desert Marocain

    It's super hyped and I think it deserves every bit of it.

    Great frag.
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    Re: Everyday cologne for high-school kid?

    Rochas Man

    Just don't show your friends the bottle...
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    Re: Today I bought - September 2012

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_4-WlZpOxVRk/TGsOUY55MfI/AAAAAAAABbE/s-OHit0PcD4/s1600/Philosykos.jpg

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/31401.jpg

    will soon buy a gucci PH and PHII

    PHII is...
  21. Re: Your the 'average joe' which two frags do you live with for the rest of your life?

    Gucci PHII

    ckOne
  22. Re: What are the best fragrances in your collection?

    Gucci PH II - the one I'd take if I could only keep one.

    L'air du desert morocain - the one that makes me feel immediately dressed up.

    Chergui - comfort
  23. Re: What's the harshest or "unfriendliest" cologne ever?

    Giorgio Red
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    Very juicy and floral to me. Makes me think of breakfast. Coming down on a nice day to fresh juice and flowers. Windows are open and I can smell the lawn in the breeze. Very happy scent. Reminds me...
  25. Thread: 1 Million

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    Re: 1 Million

    It smells like chewing blue raspberry bubble yum and sticking jolly ranchers up your nose.
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    Re: Help With a Bond 9

    Wall street is nice. Super boring after the opening, though. Save your dough.
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    Re: whats your worst blind buy ever?

    interesting.

    I found Nicolai Homme to be one of the most generally palatable and inoffensive fragrances I tried. Very safe blind buy, imo.




    Worst for me was Jovan Sex Appeal. I didn't...
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    Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    It's one of the very few scents that I've smelled and found nothing enjoyable about.


    I keep revisiting and revisiting, but I come away thinking it's awful every time.
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    Poll: Re: WHICH OF THESE MEN'S Power House Colognes?

    Well, seeing as Eau Sauvage is notoriously shared by women...

    I guess that doesn't count?





    I'm voting Yatagan
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    Re: Dior Homme or Givenchy Play Intense

    I swear to god, you people need to step away from basenotes and youtube for a bit...

    Play Intense will get WAY more compliments. It's not even close. Dior Homme is a more refined fragrance, but...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel vs Le Male

    Bleu de Chanel for me.

    I like them both and own them both, but Le Male is a bit obnoxious for most applications. BdC is a nice, above-average, average fragrance.
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    Re: Chanel's new atomizer for Blue de Chanel

    does it have a magnetic cap as well?
  33. Re: Does poor projection/sillage/longevity stop you from wearing certain fragrances?

    I prefer quieter scents.

    Something I can spray on my shirt and get noticed only in close proximity.

    So... no. Doesn't stop me at all. Varvatos Vintage is one of my favorite quieter scents.
    ...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    +1 person for two week shipping.


    awful.


    basically cutting my pre-reveal enjoyment in half. Bummer.
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    Re: colognes for different occasions

    I'll qualify these choices as a "most used in this situation"

    What you wear to work - Caron PuH and Mugler Cologne

    What you wear on a date - SL Chergui or Bond no. 9 New Haarlem

    What you...
  36. Thread: Caron L 3e homme

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    Re: Caron L 3e homme

    It turns cloying very quickly with me.

    2 sprays max

    I do like it a lot though and don't wear it nearly enough.
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    Re: Azzaro PH, the HOUDINI of fragrances ?

    Wear it on your shirt...


    Ta-daaa
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    Re: I need a good orange for summer

    this this this
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    Re: lavender out of time?

    Gris Clair is phenomenal.
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    Re: Chanel egoiste or edition Blanche?

    Egoiste is much better, but Blanche is infinitely more wearable IMO. Not similar scents at all.
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    Re: Fresh Scent Needed GIT or Terre D'hermes

    Don't really like either, but I think GIT is miles fresher.
  42. Thread: Chergui

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    Re: Chergui

    You'll love it. Cherry tobacco vanilla.
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    Ed Hardy Love & Luck

    I can't believe grown men would want to smell anything like this.
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    Re: Help me decide - Tommy Bahama

    You're not missing much.

    Little salt. Little boozy. Little soapy.
  45. Re: 5 perfumes/fragrances every newbie should try...

    Caron - PuH and Yatagan
    Azzaro PH
    Bulgari Black
    Versace Dreamer
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    Re: Black afghano wth

    Wish it was better. One of the neatest bottles/juices aesthetically.
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    Re: Spicebomb reformulated?

    Lolololol.

    I can't wait for the hype on the *vintage* juice.
  48. Re: Buying a new cologne: Double Black, Bulgari, Armani Code, or Farenheit

    Bulgari Black by a mile.

    After that, I'd say Code. It's pleasant and extremely wearable
  49. Re: What Do You Wear Purely For Your Own Enjoyment, all alone...?

    This guy
  50. Re: Why is Dirty English for men so dang cheap right now?

    Because it's discontinued and they want to clear the warehouse. It's also terribly uninteresting. The edgy rock vibe they're going for is silly. A pleasant, generic amber with not much dirt to be...
  51. Poll: Re: Basenotes, you decide what I wear on my date tonight

    Rochas man. Light and gourmand are the two key words for date frags. It's not too warm and girls <3 gourmands. Aventus is a good one if you're dating a guy.
  52. Thread: Breath of God

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    Re: Breath of God

    The opening is certainly sweet, or at least has a sweet note to it. I found it to be very dark and incency with a sort of piercing sweetness cutting through the mix. Then it fades and becomes smokey...
  53. Thread: Creed Sub-Forum

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    Re: Creed Sub-Forum

    I would greet the perceived association...


    With arms wide open.



    *sunglasses*
  54. Thread: Breath of God

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    Breath of God

    Abaolutely marvelous. I can't believe how little this fragrance is talked about. It's not easily wearable, but it's infinitely interesting and stunningly beautiful.

    Can't get enough. Wish the...
  55. Re: Wedding Fragrance for this upcoming weekend!?!?!

    Mugler cologne.
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    Poll: Re: Midnight in Paris (EDP) versus Chanel Egosite

    EDT MiP > Egoiste > EDP MiP

    Egoiste is too heavy/sweet for me.
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    Re: Versace Dreamer Fans.

    Welcome to basenotes!

    It's a consistent compliment getter. Had three or for in one wearing this weekend.

    "amazing" and "delicious" we're two that stood out.
  58. Thread: Creed Sub-Forum

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    Does anyone else share my total underwhelmed-ness with Creed?

    I can't wrap my head around how much hype this house gets... I feel like they'd be good scents for s quarter of the price. But for the price tag they're at... They make Bond no. 9 seem like a really...
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    Re: Top 3 master perfumers

    He makes incredibly accessible and well-constructed perfumes. Kinda the king of pop-perfumery
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Chandler Burr's s01e01
    Versace Dreamer
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    Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Tobacco Vanille



    So there.
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    Re: Top 3 master perfumers

    Bertie Douschkofauor
    Marty Roocell
    Annie Marenardough
  63. Re: Can we guys really get away with wearing Guerlain Mitsouko?

    I wear it often in the autumn. It's marvelous and warm and I can't imagine anyone ever thinking it smells girly.
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    Re: Explain Spicebomb To Me !!!

    I compare it to an over-the-top concentration of Gucci PHII that misses the point of PHII completely.
  65. Re: 3rd Annual Fragrance Idol Contest on Youtube.. win the bottle of your dreams

    Guess not?
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    Re: So, you've hit the Mega Bucks lottery.....

    Yeah, I'd show off my snobbery for GOOD perfumery by keeping everything I liked, regardless of price.
  67. Re: Serge Lutens is a house that seems to grow on you

    Chergui and Gris Clair are two of my absolute favorite scents.
  68. Re: $200 to spend. Quality over quantity or vice versa?

    I'm gonna put myself out there and say that lot#1 takes the cake for quality AND quantity.
  69. Re: Which of these TJ Max Fragrance...which one is worth buying?

    Challenge is wholly offensive and abrasive to me. The best part about sporty/citrus colognes is that, at the very least... they don't smell BAD. They may not smell awesome... but no one will ever go...
  70. Re: 3rd Annual Fragrance Idol Contest on Youtube.. win the bottle of your dreams

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVhDNGPbnT

    Any other basenotes peeps gettin in on this?
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    Re: "Midnight In Paris" in the summer heat

    It's EASILY wearable.
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    Re: Projection - overrated quality?

    I think it's HIGHLY presumtuous to bring in "others enjoying the experience". Same reason it's rude to blast your music with your windows down.
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    Poll: Re: chanel: de bleu vs allure

    Bleu.

    It's a normal woody, spicy, aquatic... but there's a deepness to it. Like a constant rumble beneath the surface hinting at a lot more torque than normal from a fragrance of this kind.
    ...
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    Projection - overrated quality?

    To me, "projection" is just about the least desirable quality in a fragrance. Longevity is a great thing to go for, but nothing to be bummed about if it's not there (hey! I get to spray it on again...
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    Re: L'occitane eau de baux or marc jacobs bang?

    Bang is great. I don't know of any other frag that's so unabashedly... *PEPPER*


    and then... it settles into *pepper*


    then it dries down to *pepper*
  76. Re: Question for those that can't/don't wear frags to work

    I think if you work face to face with customers, you should aim for smelling like nothing.
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    Re: Your Top 3 cheapie-frags for Spring & Summer ?

    ck one - 6.5oz for roughly 30 bucks. I'd buy it for twice that.

    Nautica voyage - 20 bucks for 3.4oz. Top notch generic aquatic.

    Caldey island lavender - 30 bucks for 50ml. Mmmm
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    Re: More sprays = increased projection?

    Spray it on your clothes.
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    Re: Dior homme > Dior homme intense

    The makeup bag thing is insane in DHI (to my nose). It's there in DH, but in a far more balanced manner.
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    Re: Confused about TF Lavender Palm?!

    Try SL Gris Clair as well and see if you like that (if you haven't already)
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    Re: What is your most used fragrance?

    CPUH. I technically can't wear fragrances at work, but I wear 3-4 sprays of that daily alongside unscented deodorant. I justify it as smelling nicer and having less projection than any old spice...
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    Dior homme > Dior homme intense

    Am I the only one thinking they nailed it with the first one and then just effed up the whole balance with the intense thing? DHI is just way, way, way too much. Like someone took a nice Mozart...
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    Poll: Re: Refined, timeless, elegance. Which of these 4?

    PdN new york. No question.
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2012

    0_0


    jealous of the yohji homme...
  85. Re: 3rd Annual Fragrance Idol Contest on Youtube.. win the bottle of your dreams

    Rad. This could be just the motivation I need to start a fragrance channel.
  86. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    From JiveHippo:

    Breath of God
    Ambre Sultan
    Dior Homme
    Rive Gauche PH
    Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: Body Kouros Enigma!

    To me, Kouros smells like walking into a hot porta-potty, where you don't smell all the business that's been done, but you get the feeling that it's juuuuuuuust being masked by very strong soaps.
    ...
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    Re: Giorgio Red for Men - worth a blind buy ?

    *double post*
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    Re: Giorgio Red for Men - worth a blind buy ?

    bought this for 12 bucks today.

    not sure if worth that...

    I get a weird, sweaty, sourness to it. it starts out with a huge, overwhelming blast of everything on earth. Then it's a really dated...
  90. Poll: Re: Rochas Man vs Givenchy Pi vs Lolita Lempicka L'Eau au Masculin vs Carolina Herrera CH Men

    Richard man


    BUT... it's very similar to play intense. So, if you value diversity in your wardrobe - LL L'eau
  91. Re: Every basenoter should watch this video before wearing A*men, One Milion, Le Male...etc..

    I'd argue it's just in good taste, sunset.
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    Tell me your story. (happy 100th post to me)

    I like this place a lot, but I feel like I have no sense of who anyone is. What were your first few fragrances? What got you to move past just *wearing* cologne to feeling like it was a full-on hobby...
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    Re: Dsquared he wood, Burberry Touch similarities

    As having worn both as my signature scent for a while, I'll say I've never once thought of them smelling remotely alike.

    Touch us a powdery, mildly floral, barber shop kind of fragrance.

    He...
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    Re: The perfect all weather scent for Men.

    Eau savauge
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    Re: Nautica blue or voyage?

    I think voyage is great.


    Also, can't really imagine what "quite a bit cheaper" than it would be... I picked up 100ml for 15 bucks.
  96. Re: What's the fall/winter equivalent of Cool Water? (details inside)

    Rochas Man - New Haarlem for 16% of the price (minus some coffee, plus a little more sweetness in the beginning, and more lavender)
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    Re: Challenge: Whole wardrobe from 1 perfumer only

    Maurice Roucel
  98. Re: Is Gucci Pour Homme 2's projection and longevity better then some think it is??

    GPHII stays close on skin. On fabric it projects much better. It lasts a fairly long time either way.
  99. Thread: Fragrancenet

    by lupin
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    Re: L'artisan great deal at Fragrancenet

    I'm just grumpy because it's been one of my faves for a while >:(

    Gonna be a whiny, entitled baby for a bit.
  100. Thread: Chanel No. 5

    by lupin
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    Re: Chanel No. 5

    I've worn the EDT. I think it smells better on a guy than it does on girls. Wouldn't wear any other concentration, though.
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