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    Re: Fragrant religion

    Gosh... I wish I was a clever as many of the posters here. Funny stuff.
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    Re: Don't know what you have til it's gone

    Wow! I wish I could "get" Fahrenheit the way so many others seem to. I just can't warm up the oil/grease note which is all I get.

    But... I don't regret any of the frags that I've sold or...
  3. Thread: Finally!

    by bigsteve
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    Re: Finally!

    Good job!
    But I respectfully disagree with you about DHI. To me it is quite femme, and does indeed smell like granny's handbag, but with some cocoa powder dumped in. I strongly suggest people...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Haven't tried the 212, but my 1 Million seems to be well-liked by women of various ages. But apparently in some places, like the UK and some other Euro countries, there are a lot of people wearing...
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Blind bought Kiton Men after finding a very good deal on the net from a discount store. PM me if you want details. :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Has Esacada given up on male fragrances?

    OP.... isn't this a great answer to your question?? :rolleyesold:

    As for me, I think Escada is out of the game. No big loss.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel - how does it wear on you?

    Very nice frag. I would say I get, in this order... citrus, woods, and maybe very light incense. I don't get the musk, which is a note I generally don't care for. Despite what he naysayers claim,...
  8. Re: what's the percentage of guys who wear any fragnace??

    In my years of experience, the vast majority of men do not wear cologne. In any given week, counting guys who may just put some on a single time while going out on Friday night or something, I would...
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    Re: Ridiculous sillage

    True. I love the scent, but am not convinced it is the longevity/projection/sillage monster that many claim. It's OK, but not great, and seems to vary from wearing to wearing.
    This morning I put...
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    Re: Need a Powerhouse

    +3 Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme. Totally masculine, strong, but no sweetness whatsoever (in case that is important to you.)
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    I own and like the Bleu edt, and will sample the edp when it is available in my neck of the woods.
  12. Re: Need Suggestions/Help on Fragrance (Not a Vampire Church Incense)

    Hanae Mori HiM is excellent, dude. My wife loves this stuff. And it actually has decent longevity, which I rarely get with any frag.
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    Re: Cheap Good Colognes

    Yatagan
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    Re: Citrus economical fragrance

    +1...
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    Re: Body Kouros Reformulated?

    After enjoying a 1 ml sample I had, I just recently swapped for a bottle of BK with a fellow here on BN.
    My wife and I really like the scent. The longevity is not what I hoped for, but I am used to...
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    Re: I've Got "The Bug"

    Very interesting, David. Thanks for this report.
  17. Re: Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui VS Vaan Cleef & Arpels pour homme.

    Actually, the current version of VC&A PH is excellent in all respects.
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    Re: Bad luck or chemistry?

    Think I'll try this, brotato.
  19. Re: Out of all these which is your favorites and least favorites....

    OK... send me some vintage and I will re-evaluate :beer:
    I agree totally with the current Dreamer smelling like some old lady's nasty hairspray. Very good analogy.
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    Re: Bad luck or chemistry?

    Welcome to my world, bro. I have found many scents I like, but few that give me good longevity or projection. And like you, with some that seem to fade quickly, I have asked others around me if...
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    Poll: Re: L'air du Desert Marocain vs Ambre Sultan

    Maybe I shouldn't have voted as I've only tried the LADDM, but I thought it was a pretty unique and inoffensive frag.
    Wouldn't mind owning some, but the cost scares me off a bit.
  22. Re: Out of all these which is your favorites and least favorites....

    Gotta edit this... I had only put my favorites originally.

    Favorites: Polo and LaNuit

    Least favorites: DHI and The Dreamer.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Hanae Mori HM (edp)
  24. Re: Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui VS Vaan Cleef & Arpels pour homme.

    VC&A PH is my absolute favorite scent. Some dark rose, has a luxury soap vibe, and very macho.
    Did not care for ODLRPL at all.
  25. Re: Casual/romantic evening designer fragrance for age 30+

    LaNuit is a good choice, and by no means limited to the 30 and under crowd.
    You might want to look into Carven Homme (discontinued but available for cheap by a guy on ebay).

    The suggestions of...
  26. Re: Versace The Dreamer considered one of the best of all time?

    Didn't like The Dreamer at all, and swapped it away pretty quickly.
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    Re: Any similar experiences?

    Very interesting story, Swedish. I envy you being able to visit the Baltic countries, as I would like to.
    I haven't gotten tired of 1 Million yet. I think it is the most "fun" frag I have. It...
  28. Re: when a cheap gem is underappreciated... Quorum!

    Loved the scent. Raw masculinity. I had the latest version and tested it in cold, hot, and temperatures in-between. Consistent poor longevity.
    A crying shame. I had to part with it.
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    Re: Hanae Mori HiM

    This is my wife's favorite out of my wardrobe. She sampled it at Sephora, couldn't resist it, and got it for me.
    Oh, and I like it too :thumbsup:
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    Re: Boss Bottled Night better than expected.

    Hey... doesn't sound half bad. And if you are getting good longevity with it, that's a huge plus. I tend not to get decent longevity with too many frags. Now off to read the comments on this one. ...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Post #5484 in this thread, from earlier this year, has the top 60 tallied.
    Here are your top 20:

    1. Creed Aventus (78.3)
    2. YSL La Nuit de L`Homme (32.5)
    3. Bleu de Chanel (21.3)
    4. Creed...
  32. Re: If MONEY was no option....What niche Fragrance would you pick up and why?

    Haven't tried too many niche frags, and in fact have been appalled by some of them.
    But I think I could dig some LADDM if it was cheaper or money was no object.
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    Re: Polo (original/green) vs Polo Modern Reserve

    Stop trying to tempt me...
  34. Re: I bought l'eau d'issey and it has very poor longevity / projection?

    I didn't get good longevity or projection with this one, or the very similar AdG. Forget Issey and get Hanae Mori HM, especially the edp version for a nice, sweet citrus with good longevity.
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    Re: A Great Day with H.M. by Hanae Mori (EDT)

    Hey, that was my SOTD yesterday too. Nice scent, and good staying power.
  36. Thread: New here

    by bigsteve
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    Re: New here

    Welcome... and not a bad little collection so far. Don't underestimate 1 Million, though. I think it is one of the better sweet/gourmand type frags, not just for the scent but also the longevity.
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    Re: Hello Every One. I am New Here

    Hi young lady. You will find some of the nicest people on the net right here. :smiley:
  38. Re: New to Basenotes, Hello From California :).

    Greetings. Hope all is well in my home state.
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    Re: Hi Everyone. New Forum Member Here

    Welcome... and hope you like the VC&A PH. It's still my #1. :smiley:
  40. Re: What's the most annoying, screechy, metallic(?), synthetic smelling frag you know of?

    Current version of Cool Water and Joop Nightflight. Synthetic cleaning products.
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    This. Exactly.
    A couple of times guys have asked what I'm wearing, and show interest in getting it. And that's great. But a compliment from a female, rare though they are, is a whole different...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I don't see that you caused any "chaos." You were just trying something different, and as always meant well. Don't worry. :wink:
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The same female security guard where I work who liked my Aventus a few weeks ago.
    This time I was talking at the front desk with another security guard as I was leaving for the day.
    She walked by...
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    Re: Good alternative to Brut? (Designer)

    Prada Amber
  45. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    +1...
  46. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    Good point. It is amazing what we are propagandized and forced to tolerate... things that are changing our entire country and culture for the worse. Yet people whine about trivial issues like...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I had been toying with the idea of trying GIT as my next Creed, after being pretty happy with my 50 ml Aventus decant. But after reading some of these posts, I don't think I'll chance it with GIT. ...
  48. Re: What designer fragrance would you wear to a rodeo?

    Really?? For a rodeo... in the middle of summer?
    Wow.
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    Re: Mr. Blass - Great blind buy!

    Bad longevity? Poor projection? Then I don't care how good the scent is. I'll pass.
  50. Re: What is the most melancholy fragrance you can think of?

    Agreed
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    Re: Best Performing Budget Fragrances

    I love Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme, but it is a classy, masculine powerhouse, and may not fly if you are a younger guy.
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    Re: Save On Scents

    I got a few of these fragrance oils from a different outfit, on the recommendation of someone here on BN. I thought they were all pretty bad, and mostly not even close in scent to the real frags. ...
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    Re: DHI Actually Smells Surprisingly Masculine

    To me DHI is unisex at best, and feminine at worst. Gave it several chances, and just can't handle the strong cocoa powder note.
  54. Re: I went alittle nuts and got 5 colonges today, need help

    Really? All I see is dudes replying here. :confused:
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    Re: Recent blind buys on their way in

    Hope you love 'em. Blind buying is kinda fun, as long as you stick to cheaper frags. :coolold:
  56. Re: My fragrances hardly ever sell on here....What am I, chopped liver ?

    Me too, bro. I have found a lot of people here want to swap, but not buy. Even when the price is pretty good.
    I am going to try again to unload several items soon, and if I have no buyers again, I...
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    Re: Fragrance on tall people?

    Because that is his choice.



    Interesting. Didn't know there were rules as to how and why people wear frags....
  58. Re: Where have all the men's fragrance blogs gone ?

    Indeed, shamu1 (Sean) has not added anything to his "pour monsieur" blog in quite a while, but all the old stuff (reviews, general commentary, etc) is still there for all to enjoy.
    ...
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    Re: Most overused fragrances?

    I very rarely smell frags on guys at all. But to all those here in the USA claiming to smell 1 Million a lot, I would like to know what parts of the country or types of venues this is occurring in. ...
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    Re: New from Ralph Lauren: Bog Pony!

    Hahaha! Perfect.
    For my fellow Americans and others who may not know, in the UK, "bog" is used as sort of a crude word for a toilet or bathroom. Gotta love them and their wacky slang.
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    Re: Smoky, tarry fragrance

    Possibly Lonestar Memories (by Andy Tauer), though it does have some other notes.
  62. Re: Is 1 Million more versatile than some of us give it credit for (myself included)?

    Most women like it. That is all the versatility I need. :thumbsup:
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    Re: The best summer scent in my opinion

    I like Sung Homme a lot, and definitely get the Irish Spring soap vibe.
    Strange how a couple of people here assumed the OP couldn't be talking about the original, purple juice SH.
    Nice scent, good...
  64. Poll: Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin VS Diesel Fuel For Life

    Love the LLaM scent, but the longevity is incredibly poor on me. About 1/2 hour, and my wife confirms this, so it's not just me.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Female security guard at the plant I work at.
    Aventus
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    Re: What scents women like the most?

    Agree totally.
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    Re: What scents women like the most?

    Beefcake
  68. Re: Fragrance that smells most like household cleaner?

    Joop Nightflight :shocked: Sooo much like some cleaner we used to add to a bucket of water for mopping floors when I was in the military.
    After several tries, due to good reviews claiming what a...
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    Re: Fragrance with the most beautiful smell

    3rd Man by Caron. Had a 1 ml sample, but so beautiful and floral I'm afraid it seems too fem for me to own or wear.
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    Re: Seeking projection!

    Saying it's "not the best smelling frag" is an understatement. Projection/longevity on me wasn't even that great, despite some claims of its beastliness.
    The Bogart house disappoints me greatly.
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    Re: Steal of the day

    Wish I could contribute more here, Francolino. I have yet to make what I would call a great find :(
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, June 7, 2014

    28879
  73. Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin - different bottle design = different juice

    Have a tester of the one on the right. It has absolutely horrible longevity. The worst or maybe 2nd worst of any frag I've ever tried or owned.
    But what a nice scent. Damn shame.
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    Re: Insanely Underpriced Gems

    Love Quorum. Hate the poor longevity (on me).
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    Re: Seeking projection!

    Hahaha! I hear you, bro.
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    Re: Steal of the day

    Great find, Francolino! :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: What elevates your mood?

    In particular....

    Aventus
    Van Cleef & Arpels PH
    Joop Wild
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    ^^^^^^^^
    That IS a great compliment, Chuck. Nice job :coolold:

    Might have to look into GIT. I am a fan of Creed's Aventus.
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    Re: Top 3 all-time as per your S.O.

    Wife says:

    Hanae Mori HiM
    Chanel BdC
    Joop Wild
  80. Re: So I blind bought Aventus a year ago, last week i ordered 8 samples of creeds other options..

    Please keep me and my lifestyle out of this discussion :lolk:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, May 24th, 2014

    Polo green
  82. Re: Fragrances that got lot of love/attention in the past on Basenotes

    I'm pretty sure when I got here about 18-19 months ago, I was seeing TdH, DHI, LIDGE, and GIT mentioned more than I see them now. Discussion of Aventus (good frag in my opinion) is still pretty...
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    Re: About Azzaro Pour Homme

    The current Azzaro PH has poor longevity. Don't bother. Polo green is better in both scent and longevity.
  84. Poll: Re: Is your collection mostly Eau De Toilette or Eau De Parfum?

    Mostly edt, but have Aventus and Hanae Mori HM edp.
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    Re: This listing takes the cake.

    Yeah, the person who made this listing has no class whatsoever. His or her overuse of the "f" word is quite obnoxious.
  86. Re: Have you ever asked another man what was he wearing????

    Yes....twice in the past few years. Both times it was co-workers. Once the answer was Cool Water, the next time it was Polo green.
    Two times I have also had male co-workers ask me what I was...
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    Re: It's about to get real...

    What a great son. But don't scare me like that, Chuck. My mind overreacted and I thought you might be alluding to a bad health condition in your family, or something. Glad it's nothing like that! ...
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    Re: Tommy by Hilfiger and Bvlgari Man Extreme

    Tommy: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121594.html

    Bvlgari: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26137918.html

    Don't know about Tommy, but I don't care for any of the Bvlgaris, based on poor longevity.
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    Re: Recommend some Woody-Spicy fragrances

    Don't know how this one flies under the radar so much but Hanae Mori HiM is the epitome of woody/spicy, in my experience.
    Not tried the Creed S&W.
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    Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    You misread and misunderstood the post by magnus611. His "TMI" comment was in jest, and his post was definitely not smart ass. Read it again carefully, and think before going into defensive mode.
  91. Thread: Classic Brut?

    by bigsteve
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    Re: Classic Brut?

    Nothing wrong with Brut at all. Simple, classic, effective, and manly.
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    Re: are you the "cologne guy" ?

    I found this interesting.
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    Re: The rehabilitation of Bleu de Chanel

    Plain and simple, Bleu is a nice scent to the majority of people. I like the stuff, but I realize I'm not the most sophisticated guy in the world.
    I don't "get" most of the niche frags, quite...
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    Gosh.... what's not to like about a great floral like 3rd Man ??? Couldn't stop applying the stuff to my wrist and smelling it when I had a 1 ml sample.
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    Last full bottle disappointment was Joop Nightflight. Other than that, I've only gotten a few 1 ml samples (like Bvlgari Aqva, Encre Noire, and AdG Essenza) that just didn't excite me.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    The delightful Sung Homme :thumbsup:
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    Re: spraying on clothing

    I agree with this....
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    Re: Thoughts on Recent Acquisitions

    I have the original 1 Million, as well as Joop Wild. Wife and I like both of 'em.
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    Re: Giorgio B. H.for man?

    Current juice is not that much of a bomb. At least that was my experience. Once it settles down for a bit, I didn't think it was terribly powerful.
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    Re: Giorgio B. H.for man?

    A shot to each side of neck, and one to chest (on shirt, sweater, or whatever). Same as many frags.
    If you find the longevity isn't good, or you ask people and they can't smell it on you after a...
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