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  1. Re: Le Male Essence: How's Its Performance For You?

    I'm surprised by the responses, I find the project weak and same with Longevity. Such a disappointment.
  2. Re: Something like Lolita Lempicka but more masculine

    Agree with the suggestions here. Another suggestion would be Yohji homme.
  3. Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin Intense EDP performance

    Anyone looking for this, I just picked up a bottle on Fragrancenet for around $25 :) https://www.fragrancenet.com/cologne/lolita-lempicka/lolita-lempicka-au-masculin-intense/eau-de-parfum#288328
  4. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    Richard, so sad to hear this news. I always look forward to your posts and one of the members that I felt that I made a connection with. Wishing you all the best with your fight and I will be...
  5. Re: Find the Dill Pickle - CH Men, Fahrenheit Parfum, Green Irish Tweed

    Thanks so much for taking the time to respond to my very odd circumstance. Appreciated reading the responses. I am going to do the paper towel test and see if she finds the same thing.
  6. Re: Find the Dill Pickle - CH Men, Fahrenheit Parfum, Green Irish Tweed

    Nope, wasn't eating them.

    Its quite strange to me as well.
  7. Find the Dill Pickle - CH Men, Fahrenheit Parfum, Green Irish Tweed

    The strangest thing has been happening to me lately. My GF is typically a big fan of my fragrance selections, but a few months ago I was proudly wearing Fahrenheit Parfum (what a great fragrance),...
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    Re: Best Warm,Woody,Creamy Colonges?

    100% Pure Wood by Theirry Mugler - If I were to describe it, it would be exactly your subject title.
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes....EDT or "Perfume"?

    I have a bottle of the Parfum, it was a really nice gift to me. I find it a bit too strong though and doesn't have that "carefreeness" that the EDT has, I will probably get a bottle of the EDT...
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    Re: Rive Gauche PH in warmer temperatures?

    Definitely great year round, I think it would be great at in the summer.
  11. [US + CANADA] Re: SWAP it up! Designers (some Rare and Discontinued)

    Bump to the top!
  12. Re: I'm looking for cheap, fresh scent with great performance

    I find Nikos Sculpture to be a great option for this kind of scent.
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    Re: The new Mugler A*Men for 2017: KRYPTOMINT

    Thanks for response BuysBlind, I agree with your comments totally, especially the above. I am one of those Ultra Zest fanatics for sure - if Kryptomint came out first I would have liked it better.
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    Re: Prada Luna Rosa Carbon

    Tried this at duty free, very Sauvage esque.
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    Re: The new Mugler A*Men for 2017: KRYPTOMINT

    I finally tried Kryptomint and am really disappointed with what this could have been and where they decided to take it. Easily mistakable for Ultra Zest after the opening. Redundant release for me...
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    Re: Best Rhubarb Fragrances

    Surprised no one mentioned B*Men, love that stuff! I am always surprised when it is mentioned as a polarizing fragrance.
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    Re: Finally got Bentley Intense for men

    I found this too. I was blown away at first and find that it has this gross plastic note which I do not care for.
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    Re: New: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Eau Electrique

    Not going to lie... this sounds pretty boring to me.
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    Re: Spicebomb reformulated or not?

    I wouldn't say Very different in my opinion, but I also prefer it!
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    Re: The new Mugler A*Men for 2017: KRYPTOMINT

    I only find the leather bad in the opening and it gets better from there, but yes your right, if they did something better Tuscan Leather leather note, this would have been a gem through and through....
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    Re: grown appreciation for Body Kouros

    I have a strange nostalgia for Body Kouros which I thought at one time would be my savior signature scent to replace JPG Le Male. I got rid of it a few years back, found the projection and longevity...
  22. Re: EDT that match Gillette Cool Wave Aftershave

    I love the smell of this aftershave!
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    Re: Finally got Bentley Intense for men

    I was pretty excited to get this and picked up a 1oz Travel Spray for $10 USD.... I was a bit disappointed, it has an offputting note which is a bit plasticy - I can't put my nose on it though.
  24. Re: Zara Tobacco Rich Warm Addictive / Tobacco Intense Dark Exclusive - Which is best ?

    I agree with this, both are worth their money though!
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite John Varvatos?

    Vintage for me as well, I didn't like platinum and sold it pretty promptly. A few notes smelled off to me.

    I want to give Dark Rebel and Dark Rebel rider another go. As well as Artisan Blu
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    Re: Holy Moly - CH Men Carolina Herrera

    Agreed, my experience as well.

    I will say though, it gets a surprising amount of use for a fragrance I don't really have strong feelings towards.
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    Re: NEW: Ermenegildo Zegna Essenze Spice

    Oh boy, these sound exciting.
  28. [US + CANADA] Re: SWAP it up! Designers (some Rare and Discontinued)

    Bump it up!
  29. Re: Cartier Declaration D' Un Soir Vs Intense - Which one gets the most love?

    I think both are quite good, I would see the non-intense getting a bit more attention though as its longevity and projection are better.
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    Re: Favorite Tobacco Colognes 2017

    Agreed, and Thanks for completing the reference on Dark, Exclusive, I was wondering what it reminded me of.

    Both are great fragrances.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got a very enthusiastic complement on Club De Nuit Intense Man yesterday at dinner - that was nice.
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    Re: Club de Nuit Intense Man vs. Creed Aventus

    I bought CDNIM about 8 months ago and have worn it quite a few times. I have to say after a number of wearings I am impressed by what it offers.

    I got it on my trip to Portland where I had also...
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    Re: NEW: Calvin Klein Eternity for men Intense

    I tried this a few days ago, I was impressed. Definitely get a bunch of iris on the top but with some darker/spicy notes. Feels like they wanted to take a more masculine route of Dior Homme. Very...
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    Re: YSL la nuit - overhyped

    I think its a solid 8/10 fragrance - I have the pre-reform bottle.
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    Re: Joop Homme Wild

    I really quite like it, good fragrance with a nice rum note. Good performance as well.
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    Re: Arpege pour Homme fans, LOOK what I found!

    I bought this a few years back and personally hated it. It was when I was new to my fragrance journey and really didn't like the iris + sweetness I was getting from it. I would buy it again at this...
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    Re: Reformulated YSL - La Nuit

    To be fair, I have a 2009 bottle and don't find the performance to be that remarkable.
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    Re: The new Mugler A*Men for 2017: KRYPTOMINT

    I like that combo! Sounds interesting
  39. [US + CANADA] Re: SWAP it up! Designers (some Rare and Discontinued)

    Just finished a swap and thought I would bump up!
  40. Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme Vs Armani Code Ultimate - Which one will work better on a date?

    I own both of these, I would go with Armani Code Ultimate.
  41. Re: Tried the new Van Cleef & Arpels In New York. BAD...

    This one is really odd to me, a company that has a good track record of making impressive fragrances with really unique beautiful bottles comes out something that sounds like it belongs on the...
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    Re: Green irish tweed vs Kiton men

    This is a tough choice, both are excellent...
  43. Re: I will stop buying bottles when I reach 50, no... 100!!! Please help me out.

    Chuck, I find this most impressive. That is a "modest" but obviously well curated collection coming from someone who really enjoys the hobby. This is what I aspire to be.
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    Re: What le male should I get

    This smells like Body Odor on me. I would say stick to the original!
  45. [US + CANADA] Re: SWAP it up! Designers (some Rare and Discontinued)

    6 Month Bump! Updated :)
  46. Re: Unisex Guest Bathroom Scent with a nice bottle - Under $50/3.4oz

    You guys are great, I'm excited to check these bad boys out. I will report back with which one ends up getting picked.
  47. Unisex Guest Bathroom Scent with a nice bottle - Under $50/3.4oz

    Hey guys,

    I was wondering if you guys could help me out. I want to have a nice bottle of fragrance for my guest bathroom (more so... visitors bathroom) that when people come by, they can spray up...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme I

    Not to take this away from you, I'm an optimist that it is authentic,

    I was absolutely shocked when I was travelling in China last year and saw a knockoff of GPHI.
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    Re: Le Male longevity and sillage issues 2016

    I have for a long time realized that my bottle from 2010 didn't smell like my bottles from pre 2008. Instead of hunting for the perfect one (and I'm sure coming across a few rotten bottles along the...
  50. Re: "La Nuit de L'Homme EdT" by YSL: Fragrance Ingredients List (F.I.L.) explained, Tests, Analysis.

    Thanks Andre, really interesting!
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    Re: Leather and Tobacco?

    This is what I was thinking too, well priced to boot!
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    Re: Armani Code Profumo VS Ultimate

    After owning both, I chose Ultimate, it has a spiciness to it that I really enjoy. Great longevity and silage just like Profumo.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Thats a positive comparison for sure, Vintage is an excellent fragrance.
  54. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Gentsscents is one of my favorites for sure.
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    Re: New: Nikos Sculpture Homme God's Night

    Crazy, I am a big fan of the original Nikos Sculpture.
  56. Re: Carlos Santana for Men: Are Any of You Still Wearing This?

    I personally was very disappointed with this, found it exceptionally synthetic (nose burning almost)... Sold it Locally.
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    Re: Your take on ck reveal

    CK Reveal is awesome, really unique fragrance with great performance and sillage. I was turned onto it after I smelled the female version on a lady after a hockey game. It didn't disappoint.
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    Re: NEW: Boss Bottled Intense Eau De Parfum

    Thanks Razorjack, I will replace the intense EDT with the EDP on my wish list.
  59. Re: Anything similar to Escada Magnetism for Men

    So frustrating, I recalled smelling a fragrance that was close in vibe but I can't for the life of me remember what it was.

    I have tried most of the above suggested and they are not close in my...
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    Re: Worth buying Spicebomb Extreme EDP?

    I liked the original spicebomb, but the Extreme edition is something else to me. I love it. Just can't justify making the purchase right now. Its number 1 on my want list.
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    Re: Sauvage and MB Legend Intense

    Maybe situationally similar, but not similar. MB Legend Intense wasn't one of my better purchases.
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    Poll: Re: Your favourite A*Men flanker part II

    Its funny, I actually don't find Pure Malt to be nearly as a beast as people make it sound. It has a healthy longevity and sillage, but nothing to the levels of DHI, 24 Gold etc. I have a pretty old...
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    Poll: Re: Your favourite A*Men flanker part II

    I know that lots of people get annoyed at Mugler about spinning out their pure line so far, but listing it out makes me realize how many neat releases they have had (at designer prices mind you).
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    Re: Something BETTER than F BLACK

    I would also agree with Perry Ellis M, one of the few cheapies to remain in my collection and performs well.

    Allure Homme Sport Extreme, Armani Code Ultimate could also be good viable options.
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    Poll: Re: Your favourite A*Men flanker part II

    Making this list made me realize how good the line is! I really want to get my hands on Pure Malt Creation:



    A*Men Pure Malt (2009.)
    A*Men Pure Havane (2011.)
    A*Men (1996.)
    B*Men (2004.)...
  66. Re: Animale Intense? Anyone hear about this one????

    Bumping this up, anyone have experience with this, the notes sound good, Apple with Redwood?
  67. Re: Where can I buy JPG Le Male Essence de Parfum?

    Sad to hear this... Thanks for sharing your input!
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    Re: Designer Ouds: M7 Oud Absolu, Versace Oud Noir or Ferrari Essence Oud?

    I've heard of longevity/Sillage issues with all three of them.
  69. Thread: Similar gph

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    Re: Similar gph

    This is true, I have the EDT. Considering getting the EDP as well though.
  70. Re: 21-year-old here looking for cheapy colognes with a fun, playful vibe for summer (days+nights)

    A few suggestions for you:

    Joop Splash
    Joop Wild! Homme
    Versace Man Eau Fraiche

    In my oppinion though, Voyage is the best fragrance on your list for the mood you are looking for!
  71. Thread: Similar gph

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    Re: Similar gph

    I have done back to back comparisons and find that Dsquared Potion is very close to GPH, but with a little more sweetness
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    Re: Dealing with a big collection

    I really like this idea! gonna give it a go next week. My collection has ballooned to about 60 bottles or so.
  73. Re: Moschino Uomo? And Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    How I feel as well.

    I find AB having a certain creaminess that Uomo doesn't have. Also, Lemon vs Kumquat. I was in China a few months ago and went to a Kumquat farm where I was able to pick them...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne: 1 Million Privé

    Quite nice! not remarkable, but quite good. Reminds me of Black XS!
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    Re: Axe....seriously??!?!?

    I respectfully disagree, Dark Temptation is one of my favorites and is a dead ringer for Play Intense
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yes and no... I find that Armaf has a certain spiciness which Aventus does not have (my 15x01 batch is quite fruity)

    Its worth the $30 it is though!
  77. Re: Where can I buy JPG Le Male Essence de Parfum?

    Sad to hear, I was so pumped for this fragrance. Wish they spent more time on the juice than the bottle
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got a bottle of Aventus lately expecting that my GF would at least comment on it, sure enough, hasn't said anything. But every time I wear Armaf Club de Nuit Intense, she pays me a compliment. I...
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    Re: Has There Ever Been A Good Reformulation?

    I respectfully disagree, having owned both and sold my newer formulation, I must say I enjoy the older one better. Although, the new one is definitely not a bad scent at all!
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    Re: Compliments Received on YSL La Nuit

    Give yourself more credit! :)
  81. Re: Would You Recommend Versace The Dreamer As A Blind Buy?

    I hated it the first time I wore it, and then really started to love the dry down. I wore it recently and found it too synthetic on the top.
  82. Re: Pure Tonka vs. I love NY for all vs Noir Extreme vs Spicebomb Extreme

    Thanks everyone for their feedback. Really appreciated.

    I need to do some more testing, but leaning towards Spicebomb E, and I L NY for all.
  83. Pure Tonka vs. I love NY for all vs Noir Extreme vs Spicebomb Extreme

    Hello all,

    Wondering if you guys could provide some guidance. I am looking to add one of these (well, who am I kidding, it will probably end up being all of these over a period of 5 years lol) to...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I recently went on holiday to Toronto and brought along with me one fragrance, Dior Sauvage. I didn't want to bring a whole bunch for different occasions and wanted to try being a one cologne guy for...
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    Re: Which of these fragrances are worth?

    I would pass on Perry Ellis White, too powdery, I would just go with Cuba Gold if you want a cheapie that will satisfy that need.

    Perry Ellis M is excellent, one of my favorites. MIP is a bit to...
  86. Re: Help deciding blind buy. F black or individuel?

    I respectfully disagree, I find HiM quite classy as well. If there was ever a GPH II Intense, this would be it. I have done side by side comparisons and find the similarities to be quite amazing....
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    Poll: Re: Looking for a clubbing strong fragrance

    I'm going to suggest something different, Perry Ellis M would be a really good pick.
  88. Re: My Experience with A Horrible Sales Associate

    Not quite as bad as yours, but this is similar to most of my experiences with Fragrance sales staff. Whats the point in arguing sometimes.
  89. Re: What are your work horses? Most used work scents/dumb grabs

    Chanel Bleu de Chanel, I know this was dismissed as a generic crowd-pleaser, but man, it is good, good, good!
  90. Re: HELP ME TO DECIDE: Emporio Armani Diamonds OR Givenchy Play Intense

    Is it vintage Play Intense? If so, definitely Play Intense.
  91. Re: On the hunt for the signature perfume... Next up, Chanel De Bleu?

    I think its a great option, BDC is a fantastic fragrance.
  92. Re: Ever looked at all your fragrances and thought I don't like any of it anymore?

    I've got to this point, where the hobby wasn't really as rewarding, I decided to do the same, step away and come back to it.
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    Re: NEW: Cartier Declaration d'Un Soir Intense

    I really like both but I found the intense to be lacking in projection and longevity, I thought scentwise the Intense was a bit more refined.
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    Re: NEW fragrance: Spicebomb Extreme

    I'm impressed with both this and the original, really great scents. I think I prefer the Extreme though!
  95. Poll: Re: Spicebomb vs Spicebomb Extreme vs Antidote vs L'Occitane Eau des Baux

    Spicebomb Extreme for me, I was very impressed with this fragrance.
  96. [US + CANADA] Re: SWAP it up! Designers (some Rare and Discontinued)

    Bump, updated.
  97. Re: Cool Water vs Bleu de Chanel EdT: Which one do you like more and why?

    BDC EDT is phenomenal fragrance. I'm consistently wowed by it.
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    Re: Club de Nuit Intense Man vs. Creed Aventus

    Finally picked up a bottle of CDNIM when travelling down to the US. I was travelling for a few days so happened to pack a decant of a 10E01 batch of Aventus I had hanging around. I no longer liked...
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    Re: JNEW JPG Le Male Eau de Parfum Intense

    Wow, what a bottle... I'm beyond excited.
  100. Re: Visiting CONUS, Any great deals out there? Cheap Thrills?

    Thanks Hednic, Will make note next time i'm in NYC

    Buysblind; this is exactly what I was looking for! Thank you! I'm going to scout out that Perry Ellis Vanilla! Appreciate you taking the time to...
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