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    Re: Bois Precieux by Molinard

    Ditto. Great purchase.

    Sandalwood, sandalwood, sandalwood. If you like sandalwood, this is a keeper.
  2. Thread: Issey Miyake

    by damian_
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    Re: Issey Miyake

    Most likely the latter. Often L'eau d'Issey Miyake pour Homme is just called Issey Miyake.
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 2 July 2005

    L'eau par Kenzo (day)

    Azzaro pour Homme (night)
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    Re: Unisex/Masculine fragrances?

    Acqua di Gio
    Creed Original Vetiver
    Creed MI
    Mugler Cologne
    Tommy T
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    Re: How do YOU organize your fragrances?

    Cor!!!! What was the gag?
  6. Thread: Sandals

    by damian_
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    Re: Sandals

    I say yes, but it doesn't just depend on the pants - its the whole look. Sandals need a very casual look to work.

    eg.
    sandals with breezy linen shirt, and the top couple of buttons open - yes...
  7. Re: Whats the strongest/most durable Cologne ever?

    I second Amouage Silver Cristal. It outlasts Messe de Minuit on my skin by a long time.
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    Re: What's the most expensive male fragance?

    Seriously though, the Amouage "Heritage Collection" contains some VERY expensive items. They are all unique scents, many one-offs, with bottles made of precious stones.
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    Re: What's the most expensive male fragance?

    I can sell you a bottle of Cool Water for $350,000.
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    Re: Simple question...ZIZAINE...Yes or No ?

    Simple answer for a simple question... YES :)
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    Re: Masculine fragrances that drive you crazy!!!

    If you're looking for the smell of fresh, clean laundry, try:

    Clean Men - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122756.html

    Laundromat - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120962.html

    Tommy T -...
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    Re: Fragrance for Dancing!

    Hi ladies,

    Thank you for the suggestions... I'll be sure to wear them lightly :)

    From a male point of view, there is ONLY ONE family of scents that a woman should wear dancing. Stay away from...
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    Re: For you Amouage lovers...

    Check out the size.... its 9mL!!!!
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    Fragrance for Dancing!

    Good evening ladies,

    I was wondering if you might be able to help me out. You see, I'm a big fan of dancing (ballroom, latin, etc.) and regularly find myself going out for an evening of dance.
    ...
  15. Thread: A*Men

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    Re: A*Men

    http://www.basenotes.net/awards/2005/

    Based on the folks around here, "A*Men picked up Best Men's Fragrance, Best Men's Packaging and Best Men's Scent for Evening".

    Personally, I think it is a...
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    Re: Beyond Paradise Men

    I don't find it particularly exciting.
  17. Thread: Which Creed?

    by damian_
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    Re: Which Creed?

    Ditto.

    If you didn't include your reactions to the scents, I would have picked GIT. Although, obviously, Erolfa is the way to go.
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    Re: 'colognes that turn women crazayyyy'

    vahabkazim, some of the guys here might be pulling your leg.

    Just stick to the 15 spritzes of KOUROS and you'll be fighting them off.
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    Re: Contrasting Fragrance

    IMHO, much of the Creed line would suit your requirements.

    Perhaps Creed Erolfa would be a good choice. Himalaya is also a good option.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, June 11th 2005

    Creed Orange Spice
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    The Alphabet Game!!!

    Name a fragrance starting with each letter of the alphabet.

    I'll start! ;)

    A - Antaeus
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    Re: Brazenly Sexual.

    To me, Michel Germain Sexual pour homme actually does meet the marketing claims and does smell downright filthy like sex.

    Based on feedback from an ex-girlfriend, the following fit the bill:
    -...
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    Re: Séxual pour Homme by Michel Germain. Good?

    Great scent! Not horrid at all to my nose :) Sweet and woody is right on the mark.

    No problems with longevity either - it lasts all night, no problemo!
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    Re: Phrases on perfume theme

    "And all your courtly civet cats can vent
    Perfume to you, to me is excrement."
    - Alexander Pope, Epilogue to Satires (dialogue II, l. 188)

    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it...
  25. Thread: Mugler Cologne

    by damian_
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    Re: Mugler Cologne

    Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes. Oh, and its also pretty good!

    I heartily recommend purchasing it. Very wearable, good designer frag.
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    Re: What is the fragance that you hate?

    Dune pour homme... eugh!

    I have relegated my bottle of Dune to the "NO MORE BODY CONTACT... EVER" category.

    My shoes smelt a little pungent the other day, so I (foolishly) sprayed some Dune in...
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    Re: Horoscope-Fragance

    What makes you think that?

    Being of the goat persuasion myself :D, i'm more inclined to think of himalaya
    Mainly because its far and away my favourite creed scent and secondly capricorn has an...
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    Re: Horoscope-Fragance

    Capricorn

    I'm guessing Capricorn would wear something like Creed Bois du Portugal
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1 June 2005

    Comme des Garcons eau de parfum
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    Men's Style Websites

    Hi everyone!

    I posted this before on ezboard, but the topic seems to have gone missing along with everything else...

    Does anybody know of a website, a bit like basenotes, but focused on men's...
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    Re: Recommendations for a first-timer

    Paco Rabanne pour homme
  32. Re: Do you update your wardrobe on a regular basis

    Yes, and it is driving me nuts! The thing is.... its ALMOST right.

    When I count my actual fragrance bottles, there is ALWAYS ONE LESS than the number in my basenotes wardrobe. I can't for the life...
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    Re: My final answer (for now:)) on this topic.

    The thread that has it all - drama, comedy, and of course THE QUESTION

    Perhaps finding a scent that EVERY woman falls head-over-heels for would be a bit like getting EVERYBODY on basenotes to...
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    Re: Fullchoke by Smalto

    You might be right about the bottle.

    According to Google's translation... the bottle is *ahem*

    So there you have it... "the dash, virility and the action"
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    Re: New locale = new wardrobe!

    Azzaro Visit
    M7 Fresh
    Many of the Creeds
    Laguna
    HM
  36. Re: For those with larger collections/accumulation

    It happens to me too.

    My theory is its those little air bubbles in the plastic tube up to the dispenser. I think that the juice inside that tube gets oxidised rather quickly, while the rest of...
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    Re: need advices please

    Haha... I love it! Fantastic descriptions!

    Edit: should probably recommend something too:
    Cool Water - yes
    Acqua di Gio - perhaps your best bet?
    also try some of the Calvin Klein or Adidas lines
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    Re: We now have the Brut Bottle! Chanel is OUT

    Great choice of bottle!

    I can't think of anything else that is such an icon (juice and bottle) in male scents! Some other good ones would be Le Male, Fahrenheit, and Kouros, IMHO.
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    Re: Bringing back old SOTD's??

    I think it would be fantastic if people wrote small 'debriefs' a day after posting their SOTD! Often I have some opinion of a fragrance which changes after wearing it for a day (especially if I...
  40. Thread: Perfume watch

    by damian_
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    Re: Perfume watch

    From http://www.venexx.com/EN/hiw_cont2.html

    How do I clean the perfume tank?
    Before filling a different perfume into the Venexx Perfume Watch the tank should be cleaned thoroughly, so that the...
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    Re: Long Term Fragrance Storage

    Don't forget there is air inside the bottle which will oxidise fragrance remaining inside. The best you can hope for is to slow the deterioration - keep your unused bottles well sealed in the fridge.
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    Re: a classic topic: rate my collection

    I would second Kouros (or first it, if Azsmells was joking!)

    Also recommend Azzaro Visit as a nice balance to your collection.
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    Re: I need your suggestion

    Holey moley where did that come from!?

    I'd say cKbe - its got a nice musky, tonka bean thing going on. I find it very wearable
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    Re: Would You Recognize Your Own Scents?

    Does it count if you can feel the shape of the bottle?

    I'd give myself about a 90%, although I've got nowhere near 180 bottles (more like 40)
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    Re: Why do I have a Chanel No5 bottle icon?

    Would it save time to use these ones?:
    http://www.basenotes.net/images/confused.gif
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    Re: St.Patrick's Day Scent

    GIT to start the day in style!
    Guinness to end it!
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    Re: Something wrong with the directory?

    Can still access the fragrance profiles directly:
    http://www.basenotes.net/cgi-bin/fragpro.cgi?a14=26121214

    I send my appreciation to Grant for all of his hard work on this site. Thank you for...
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    Re: Got a job interview....Then a lunch date

    I'd definitely recommend going as inoffensive as possible for the interview.

    TM Cologne fits the bill perfectly, and is a nice, pleasant scent for the lunch date too!

    Good luck (in both of your...
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    Re: Why do I have a Chanel No5 bottle icon?

    Don't know if this is it?
    http://www.cosmeticpackaginganddesign.com/features/JanFeb053.htm

    Has some brief information on it, and a picture...
  50. Re: Name that bottle  - Round 5

    In the spirit of guessing:

    M) Basile U'omo (or Paco Rabanne pour homme 1987 edition special bottle)
    N) Falconnable Homme
    O) Donald Trump the Fragrance (at least this is what the bottle should...
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    Re: B O S S  Hugo Boss Number One

    Hi narcus! Welcome to the board!

    I think scentimus might have been having a bit of a laugh. Feel free to join in the conversation...

    Again, welcome to basenotes!

    Damian

    PS: hope you...
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    Re: Any good scents in Australia ?

    Like Alex, I prefer to shop on the net.

    Generally, the major department stores carry exactly what you would expect (major lines from CK, YSL, Chanel, etc etc etc). There are smaller cosmetics...
  53. Re: That "been in the woods while its raining scen

    Demeter New Zealand captures the smell of wet woods perfectly IMHO. The heavy moist dirt, mosses, grasses and ferns all come out... although its not really a scent I wear too often.
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    Re: what you think about these fragrances?

    Sexual is a fantastic fragrance! Almost at the top of my list!

    I can't speak for the other two.
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    Re: We're Back To Green...Yeah!!

    Time to crack out the GIT!
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    Re: What says "aloof"?

    Egoiste Platinum feels cold and aloof

    Amouage Silver Cristal reminds me of the saying "its lonely at the top". It feels like an extremely wealthy old man, surrounded by the finest of the finest...
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    Re: What was the one...?

    Hey no fair!

    For me, it was ............. GIT
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    Re: Hanae Mori - Just Tried it

    Yes, yes and Yes! You sum up H.M. perfectly for me!

    The only thing I can add is that I'm always amazed at the opening, and then disappointed rather quickly when it fades. I leave the house with a...
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    Re: Cologne Collectors Of White Plains

    Good post! Although I have to admit, I have sampled some fine $10 wine!

    For me it was Creed Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: recommendation?

    Difficult recommendation... light/fresh scents would be easier to try out at first, but I think you should go for something slightly deeper and more complex.

    I would recommend:
    - Azzaro Visit
    -...
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    Re: Murder Mystery Dinner Scent

    Haha LOL

    I would go with D&G pour homme
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    Re: CHEAP but GREAT!

    The Adidas line has some decent fragrances. Nothing to write home about, but for a few dollars I think they're great for casual day wear.
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    Re: Camilla Parker Bowles' new line

    Hahaha... LOL I like the "unique applicator" bit!

    The flagship item in the Feel Like a Duchess collection is English Leatherface, a fragrance described as ãan alluring mixture of hay, sweet...
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    Re: Optimistic scents??

    Definitely! Clinique Happy!
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    Re: THE GHOST OF SILVER'S PAST...........

    The box I've got reads "Silver Cristal Eau de Toilette (!!) for Men"
  66. Thread: i am back

    by damian_
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    Re: i am back

    Seriously? You don't know?
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    Re: Springtime & summer scent for him

    Plenty from the Creed range if you don't mind spending a little more - Millesime Imperial, Green Irish Tweed (although it has similarities to Cool Water, should still wear OK), Original Vetiver, but...
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    Re: Love the smell but TOO heavy to wear!?

    Amouage... anything
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    Re: Your go-to evening out cologne?

    Well that cuts out Platinum Egoiste ;)

    I'd go for

    D&G pour homme
    Azzaro Visit
    M7
    Gucci Envy
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    Re: Creed - which one to get first?

    IMHO Bois du Portugal would fit the bill perfectly.

    Probably best if you get a few samples together, and work out which is your favourite (bet its BdP though!)
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    Re: Unisex fragrances to share?

    Wow! Thanks for the tips everyone. I have to say you've managed to change my mind a little about what fragrance to offer a lady.

    I'm pretty amazed that there are some fragrances suggested that I...
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    Re: That special person, That special scent?

    My long-term girlfriend absolutely loved Hugo (Hugo Boss) and asked my parents to buy me a bottle for Christmas one year.

    I always wore it when would go out some place special, or there was some...
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    Re: Which scents do females like men to wear

    I get all of the links broken between the 'd' and the 'isplay'... have to cut and paste for it to work...
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    Re: "Notes triangles"?

    Good question.

    Personally, I'm not sure... but I guess you could post any missing or incorrect information to the missing fragrances board
    ...
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    Re: For girls: Which male fragrance turns you on?

    Haha... LOL

    gladder - you might want to do a quick search of previous posts. Something tells me somebody has asked this question before ;)
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    Re: hello to the basenotes administrator

    Speaking up for the minority here ;) ... I'm a 23 year old who enjoyed little more than cK, Acqua di Gio and the like just a year or so ago.

    Finding basenotes has revealed a world of fragrance to...
  77. Thread: Superheroes?

    by damian_
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    Re: Superheroes?

    Uh.... ?? Hi Captain_Cologne! Welcome aboard!
  78. Thread: OK OK ....

    by damian_
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    Re: OK OK ....

    Try

    http://www.basenotes.net/cgi-bin/viewwrd.cgi?drobe=JIGGA1234

    Mr Jigga - yes, I believe that l'eau par kenzo would suit you.
  79. Thread: Amouage ?

    by damian_
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    Re: Amouage ?

    Yes, recently purchased a bottle for my mum. Light floral, I remember a distinct peach note. IMHO its very good.
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    Unisex fragrances to share?

    Hi everyone!

    I posted this on the male board, but thought perhaps its better here? Mods - if I'm not allowed 2 posts the same, just remove one (sorry!)

    A recent post by Renato got me...
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    Re: the most overrated fragrances on basenotes?

    Rive Gauche pour homme
    Paco Rabanne pour homme
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    Re: Shaving: Electric or Not?

    Yes, very impressed. By far the best electric I have ever used. Not as close as a Mach 3, but not too far off.

    Shaves everything well, except neck which takes a bit of effort. The self cleaning...
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