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  1. Re: Pure Havane and Pure Leather: which is less sweet?

    Agree.
  2. Poll: Re: Invasion Barbare vs Amouage Journey Man vs Amouage Interlude Man

    All 3 are nice, but Journey is the nicest.
  3. Re: What are the opinions about Cristian Dior La Colection Privée?

    If you like DH, Bois d'Argent is worth a try.

    Leather Oud & Eau Noire are my favs.
  4. Re: Want to Buy Aventus, Suddenly Worried About Batches

    Way way way over exaggerated.
  5. Re: Would you wear a fragrance that you like but might offend others?

    Of course. Anyone who answers "no" might as well stop wearing fragrances all together.
  6. [US + CANADA] Re: Amouage, Slumberhouse, L'Artisan, and more (US & Canada pref. International possible)

    Bump
  7. Re: Just Days After AOUD LAVENDER Three More New Montales!!! HONEY AOUD, AOUD SENSE, ORANGE FLOWERS

    At this rate Montale will soon run out of perfume ingredients to blend with oud.

    Looking forward to Aoud Potato. :huh:
  8. Poll: Re: Prada Infusion d'Homme vs Dior Homme Eau for Men

    I'm a big fan of DH, but DH Eau is awful to me. Some chemical in the base that reminds me of A&F Fierce. Definitely prefer Infusion.
  9. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Speaking of Creed, I've heard that their history may also not be entirely true. :smiley:
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    Re: Lacoste yellow

    I had a quick sniff recently and found it pleasant, but certainly not unique or interesting. In the same vein as White, but I like White more.
  11. Re: Fresh, subtle, elegant scent for work in a very warm summer climate?

    F by Ferragamo Pour Homme.
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    Re: Joop! Homme Wild

    Sweet and cloying. Don't like the coconut note either. A pass for me.
  13. Re: Wonder why my new Creed Royal Oud Does not last

    It needs to macerate. Spray it a few times, then store it away until the year 2020.

    Seriously though, a lot of people complain about the performance on this one. To me, it's one of the strongest...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Creed Royal Oud

    Congrats. No it's not.
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    Exactly what I've been saying. Some people insist that this fragrance is only capable of getting negative reactions, but my experience has been the complete opposite.
  16. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    Haha. No worries!
  17. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    I got 100+ notifications a couple hours ago. Safe to say it's working again. :)
  18. Poll: Re: Spicebomb Viktor&Rolf vs Invictus Paco Rabanne

    1 poll, 3 different voting categories. :huh:

    Invictus has better performance, but Spicebomb smells much better.
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    Re: Absolute Must Try Forest/Dirt/Air Frags

    Andrea Maack - Coven.

    Even more of a realistic forest smell than Norne.
  20. Re: Is there a problem with email notification?

    There'a already a thread.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/379318-I-ve-stopped-receiving-email-notification-of-PMs
  21. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    Bump

    Have not gotten an email notification since early this morning.
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    Re: Is AllBeauty.com legit?

    Lol.
  23. Re: How much Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men?

    Depends where you buy it.
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    Re: Ethical Hypothetical

    Option B - Creed Windsor
  25. Re: Any recommendations for a vanilla based frag?

    Eau des Missions is like a watered down SDV. Not particularly longlasting imo.

    Another option is Diptyque Eau Duelle which can be found discounted online. Vanilla is definitely the star, totally...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    ^ I'm one of those people. When I first smelled it, I thought it smelled like mothballs. I can't say I disliked it, but it did smell weird to me. Now it's one of my absolute favorites. Perhaps my...
  27. Poll: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I doubt there are very many people on BN who own all of those fragrances, and wear them regularly enough to tell you which one recieves the most female compliments.

    I like Terre d'Hermes, but I...
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud - lovin beats hatin

    Brave man.

    Wonderful fragrance!
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Yaay!! :)
  30. Re: Would somebody just copy the original Dior Homme Sport already!

    Burberry Sport is almost identical.
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    Re: NEW fragrance: Spicebomb Extreme

    Holy sexual innuendo batman! :embarassed:

    Looking forward to smelling it. Hope it's more of a departure from the original than Eau Fraiche was.
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    Re: Aventus Blind Buy

    Woo hoo! Plenty more where that came from, op! :2vrolijk_08:
  33. Re: Nautica Voyage caps change or do I have a fake?

    You guys know this thread is over a year old, right? :lolk:
  34. Re: Balenciaga pour Homme retail & tester bottles cheap...

    Was discontinued years ago. I think a large portion of what's out there now is coming from BN very own xmen. I bought 5 30ml bottles from him about a year ago. At the time he told me that his father...
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    Re: Aventus Blind Buy

    So happy for you, op! :thumbsup:

    Hope you got the extra pineappley batch!
  36. Re: Balenciaga pour Homme retail & tester bottles cheap...

    Say whaaaat?? :shocked:

    I'll have to dust off my copy of "The Guide" later tonight.
  37. Re: LIDO Je Suis Un Homme should be called this....

    Not anymore...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th March 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.17931.jpg
  39. Re: Would you sell a Vintage (expensive) fragrance so you could pick up a few NEWER scents ?

    Lol. Exactly what I was thinking.

    - acquires bottle of Curion
    - "omg. Guys. Curion. Where have you been all my life! ! Love it! Top 5 for sure! Woo hoo!"
    - sells bottle of Curion
    - goes...
  40. Re: Balenciaga pour Homme retail & tester bottles cheap...

    I'm well stocked, but indeed a great price on a great scent.
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    Re: Original Santal: an opportunity wasted

    For me, it's a dislike. Comes off as very sweet and feminine smelling, although it's been a few years since I smelled it.
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    Re: Aventus popularity..?

    Awesome band! :smiley:
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    Re: Aventus popularity..?

    It's only popular with fragrance lovers. I've never met anyone who's ever heard of Creed, let alone wears their fragrances.
  44. Thread: Royal OUD is

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    Re: Royal OUD is

    One of my favorites from Creed. Second only to Windsor. One of the few scents I own a backup of, so if that precious oud ever does run dry, I'll be set.
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    You started with the best imo! I thought I had read that the fragrances in the Opus line were supposed to be more daring and unique than the regular line, but when I tried them, I found most of them...
  46. Re: Did Creed Change their nozzle/spray assembly? (SMW 4oz)

    I stopped reading after "from Fragrancenet". It's authentic.
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    Smart move. Imo Lyric Woman is more masculine than the men's version. Epic Woman is also an easy wear for a man. Beloved and Fate Woman are both great fragrances, but planted firmly in feminine...
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    Re: Creed: Long Al & Luis Q&A videos on YouTube

    Al does seem biased, but I don't think it's because he is "in the pocket of Creed". I think he simply wants to do more street scents videos at the Creed boutique, and if he were heavily critical,...
  49. Re: All 3 Coach Leatherware Mens Scents on sale for $48 each (95ml EDP) (soon to be discontinued)

    Gotta disagree with you there SF. They're fairly different from the current big sellers in the designer realm. They have a certain updated classic feel that I don't think meshes well the 1 Million...
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    Re: CREED Millesime Imperial Split

    30ml please and thank you!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    edit: The powers that be have spoken. I'll check out now. :lolk:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    You guys can talk about Aventus batches all you want, I really don't care, and I stay out of it for the most part, but when I see someone say something like this:


    that's where I feel the need to...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    And you'd be correct.

    Why do you keep accusing me of trolling? I'm sharing my honest opinion. Please keep the personal attacks to yourself.



    :lolk:
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    They are acknowledged by the manufacturers. For example, Chanel, Le Labo, & Frederic Malle have all admitted they've had to reformulate their fragrances.

    ...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Because one is real, while the other is a figment of some people's imaginations.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Now you're the one who is misunderstanding. There's a big difference between batch variation, and complete reformulation due to certain ingredients being restricted.

    Just curious, how many...
  57. Re: Does Valentino Uomo really smell like Dior Homme/ DHI?

    This is totally bizarre. I find them very similar.
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    Re: I really don't know what fragrance to buy!

    1 Million bro ...
  59. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - Convince Me

    Don't waste your time. This is Chanel's entry into the Versace Eros/Le Male/Brit Rhythm market.

    Also, I thought the reception for this one had been mostly negative.
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    Re: Oud perfume with prominent violet?

    I was going to suggest Aoud Violet by Montale not knowing if it even existed. I figured Montale have blended oud with just about every note imaginable, so they probably have a violet. Imagine my...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Flack

    This thread may help you understand...

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/399614-Bad-creed-original-vetiver
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    Re: Shalimar - can a man get away with it?

    Sure you can "get away with it", but eventually she'll realize it's missing...
  63. Re: Out of all your fragrances, which ones do you find yourself wearing with a hat?

    I don't wear hats, but I have to say, I find the title of this thread hilarious. :laugh:
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    Re: Millesime Imperial or Neroli Portofino

    I've worn it a few times in the summer, it does not last on me. 2-3 hours max. The first 4 reviews in the directory all complain of poor longevity, so I'm definitely not alone on this.
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    Re: Millesime Imperial or Neroli Portofino

    Both have abysmal longevity, but MI smells better to me.
  66. Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Frederic Malle Carnal Flower?

    Tuberose overload. I'm not a fan of the note in large quantities, so it wasn't for me.
  67. Re: Products (unrelated to cologne) that smell like a fragrance?

    Axe Peace smells like Fahrenheit.
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    Re: My First Creeds

    I may like 1 out of 10 fragrances that I try, what do you think the chances are that you'll like all 4?

    You done goofed op.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th March 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.16155.jpg

    Roja Dove - Vetiver
  70. Re: New Tom Ford PB Neroli Portofino Line Fragrance

    Thanks for the info. Surprised to hear that the sales rep loved it. :undecided:
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    Re: L'artisan Parfumeur

    They have something for everyone. What are you looking for? What kind of fragrances do you like?

    After a quick glance at your wardrobe, I think Timbuktu may be a good fit.
  72. [US + CANADA] Re: US&Can Preferred WW Possible: Bottles and tons of Decants/Samples for Swap!

    Bump
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    Re: My favorites from Atelier

    :laugh:

    I've been making my way through the Azure collection this week. Not impressed. The Cedre has a very synthetic woody smell to it. The Fig scent disappeared completely after an hour or two,...
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    Re: My favorites from Atelier

    Right on the front page

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/378799-Favorite-Atelier-Cologne-fragrance
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    Re: Name the frags...

    The last 3? I only see 2? :lolk:

    Directly right of the faucet looks like Gucci PH II?
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    Re: The "OVERSPRAYER"

    Thread title sounds like a good name for a new Mavel comics movie.

    The Oversprayer - able to clear large rooms with a single fragrance.
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    Re: Name the frags...

    Haha! Did you make sure to tip the bathroom attendant? :cheesy:
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    Re: What's the best flanker line?

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Name the frags...

    Left of the faucet:

    JV Artisan
    Hugo Red
    Mont Blanc Legend
  80. Re: I'm pretty sure I haven't told this story before

    Get a room you two. :tongue:


    I asked a coworker what he was wearing one day, and he said Aspen. I then asked what else he had, and he told me "oh Cool Water, Calvin Klein, Gio, an Ed Hardy one"....
  81. Thread: Bond No. 9

    by JiveHippo
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    Re: Bond No. 9

    Maybe it just doesn't work on your skin! :tongue:
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    Re: Brand New Montale - Aoud Lavender!!

    Thanks! Can't wait to try Montale's entry into the Oud market! :huh:
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th March 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.30046.jpg

    Atelier Cologne - Figuier Ardent
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    Bleu smells more similar to the original Allure than Edition Blanche does. Agree?
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    A fragrance doesn't have to smell exactly like another to be generic.

    But I've always found it too similar to the Allure line. Look at the difference from Pour Monsieur to Antaeus. Then Antaeus...
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    Re: Polo Red Intense

    Tried it briefly last weekend. All I can say is I liked it much more than the original. Seemed much less chemically, at least on paper. I plan to give it another look.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Thank you, moderator. This thread is for discussing all things Aventus, which is exactly what we were doing.

    Hey, didn't you shit all over superfluous pastry in a thread last week for no apparent...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Do you think SmellyFinger would've gotten drastically different results had he conducted his experiment on someone else's skin, or on paper? I don't. Have a look through the negative reviews for...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Perhaps they just don't enjoy the fragrance, regardless of how it works on their skin.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yup. That seems to be the only logical explanation! :rolleyesold:
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, March 9, 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.30047.jpg

    Atelier Cologne - Mandarine Glaciale
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    Re: The Legend of Ash Continues!

    What is it that you find entertaining about him?
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    Re: Your Top Subtle Fragrances.

    Anat Fritz Tzora.
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    Re: So is DHI working for me, or not???

    This made me laugh :laugh:. Spoken like a true frag head.
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Yes. That's what I've been saying this whole time.
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Yes. My split of Windsor came from the Creed boutique, and I have had many manufacturers samples over the years. I've also tested bottles in store.
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Never have. Never had reason to. My local official Creed retailer (Holt Renfrew) sells 4oz Creeds for $385 + tax = $435. I can get the EXACT SAME THING online for $150. A no brainer for me.
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Speculation. You have no way of knowing the history of the bottles sold by fragrancenet. Now, allow me to speculate - The Creed boutique in NY sells bottles directly to fragrancenet in NY.


    Same...
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    Poll: Official retailers vs Online discounters

    A simple poll. Do you make purchases from, and feel comfortable using the various online discounters like Fragrancenet, or will you only buy from officially licensed retailers?
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    In a storage container in the hot sun for 2 years? I think that is highly unlikely, but why couldn't the exact same thing happen to bottles sold by official retailers? And what about the bottles at...
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