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  1. Re: It's National Fragrance Day! What are you wearing?

    LOL. Every time I see the stenciled lettering on the bottle I want to scream "cargo cult!"

    Lubin is just fabulous at details. I could make myself poor if I didn't avert my gaze on half their...
  2. Re: I tried Straight to Heaven Extreme (deserves its own thread)

    Wow - love this description of what happened to the scent. Used to be OTT boozy, now very obvious patch. Not just my nose smelling this!
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    Re: Valentino Uomo Acqua (2017)

    Nice thoughts - I suspect you're right.



    Yes, I agree. Makes me wonder if, after Bulgari Aqua Amara, people are playing fast and loose with "aqua" to keep the marketing advantages and lose the...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo Acqua (2017)

    LOL! Massive agreement. Something amazing, or caramel fish egg latte.



    Me too, amigo! Me too! :evil:

    My impression of a Valentino-style "sport" is high-wager strip shuffleboard on a...
  5. Re: Mon Guerlain, Envisioning Notes of a Woman

    Whoa. THAT is totally up my alley.
  6. Re: Mon Guerlain, Envisioning Notes of a Woman

    Yes - agreed - big thanks. There is a very interesting contrast with Marian's prior Guerlain/Wasser interview that I loved. I will be re-reading this one to wrap my head around it, because I think...
  7. Re: It's National Fragrance Day! What are you wearing?

    Wearing, but not worshipping, Idole de Lubin. Well, almost worshipping. Let's just say 'not more than certain things'. :evil: :engel017:
  8. Re: Opinion: "mist and walk through" is the bane of all fragrance

    I use a very controlled "heavy mist and get under it instantly" to add immediate strong but perfectly controlled sillage to my normal skin and/or clothing applications. It really works to get that...
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    Re: Aventus for her... Why the hate?

    Very common with Creed feminines. My wife likes them, but she's atypical. They just don't generate the enormous buzz here that the men's scents get.

    I'm looking forward to this one, for both of...
  10. Re: Ebay Seller Ediscountperfumes - Legit?

    Just moved it - thanks for the tips.

    Unadan - I'm in the same boat - still learning about Ebay. And I've been in this hobby for a LONG time now. It's not a cake-walk - people do get burned. ...
  11. Re: lets talk 1 million! which to get..gold absolute/intense/prive???

    The cologne is very floral - yet manages to stay true to the line. My wife loves it.
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    Re: Floral vetivers?

    Totally off-topic, but I love your signature!!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Floral vetivers?

    Great reminder about the Lubin Vetivers. I have only tried Bluff and Itasca, but the latter has an overtly feminine feel under the massive red woods, and not just the prominent chypre accord. ...
  14. Re: Lancome La Nuit Tresor- Fake or not?

    If that is what they send you, no problem. Few fakes are that flawless. If it is fake, the scent would likely be a perfect duplicate. Nobody wastes that effort on packaging in counterfeits, IMO.
  15. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche Fake?

    LOL

    I'll offer a fake price as well! :wink:

    No, I think it looks real overall. The differences on the bottom appear to be legitimate typesetting changes for a smaller bottle. The definitive...
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    Re: Interesting Study

    Very interesting!
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    Re: Floral vetivers?

    Men's peony! Interested. Gotta break out my sample. I was trying to wrap my head around that one and could not. Makes sense now.
  18. Re: Tom Ford for Men - Another one bites the dust

    I agree. Crank it up and it's a nice ambery oriental, like a lighter version of Extreme.
  19. Re: Whatever happened to Comptoir Sud Pacifique?

    Ah - didn't expect that was the development in your plans, but in retrospect, it makes sense!

    Interesting thoughts!
  20. Re: Two Basenotes articles won Jasmine awards!

    Bravo! Well-deserved, and excellent choices! :beer: :beer: :beer:
  21. Re: Whatever happened to Comptoir Sud Pacifique?

    Thanks - that explains things.

    Wow. Now that I think about it, Sephora was the last place I think I saw an ad, but it's not a firm memory. Might have been an introductory email.

    Edit:

    Sure...
  22. Re: Whatever happened to Comptoir Sud Pacifique?

    Yeah - this one is rarely mentioned in my world any more. The only store that carried it near me is gone. Not sure why it doesn't get buzz here, but it always seemed (to me - completely subjective)...
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    Re: Fake Chanel purchased at Macy's

    This is a common scam. The nasty part is, if the staff don't catch it on the return, the NEXT person gets nailed. Just like you did.

    I've gotten legitimate "recycled" unused or once-sprayed...
  24. Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 New Release?

    Looking forward to sniffing the new one. My old bottle is relatively unused for a scent that I love, because it proved too strong to wear to work. In retrospect, lucky.

    Dior seems willing to mod...
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Poll

    Homme Intense for me, although I love L'Homme Ideal EDT (don't have the EDP yet). My other fave is Vetiver Pour Elle, but very hard to find.
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    Re: NEW: Givenchy - Pi Air!

    Could be interesting! And as a fan of Pi Neo, I may love any reference to that "blue Pi", too.
  27. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    Sorry that I just saw this thread. Could not have said it better.

    I will pray for you, Rich, and will heed your words.You have always been a class act here, and an example of the fine people...
  28. Re: What cologne do you think James Bond would wear?

    The OP has been banned after numerous complaints - more than any ban in recent memory.

    Please let us know if he returns in any form. We will ban immediately, and I will recommend to Grant that we...
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    Re: Amouage Epic Man: truly reformulated?

    Gentle reminder - no sales posts other than allowed ones in Marketplace - use PMs or signatures - see rules in top Marketplace threads.
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    Re: Sorry

    Thank you - great post with wonderful healing words.
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    Re: Sel de Vetiver EDT vs EDP

    Mine doesn't say either way, anywhere. Just says "Parfum concentré à 14%" on the box. Bottle is fairly old, at least 5 years, store-bought. All labeling and packaging intact. I never recall...
  32. Re: The end of celebrity perfumes? (Article)

    Without even reading the article, I can tell you it won't end, in my opinion. Once it is fully and generally understood how to consciously create, utilize and monetize polarizing celebrities and the...
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    Great story!

    And with that, adieu. Good way for me to sign off. It's been epic, man! :beer:
  34. Re: I always feel cheated by summer fragrances

    Loved my sample of this one! :thumbup:
  35. Re: Mugler Cologne discontinued thread - update

    Thanks for checking! We'll be more careful to scrub these rumors for loose logic next time.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    This is a very noteworthy scent in text. Massive hype among serious niche-heads required.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    OMG. A*Men has been ruined for me. It smells positively WRONG in text.
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    Re: BASENOTES CIRCA 1930s-1940s

    I think you're right. Although I think cacio has a point about IFRA. And Chanel No. 5 still smelled fabulous, too.
  39. Re: I always feel cheated by summer fragrances

    Soapy vetivers feel very cool in the summer. Getting excited just thinking about them! :happy:

    My fave is Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle, but Creed Original Vetiver and Mugler Cologne are wonderful,...
  40. Re: If you could only own one fragrance, what would it be?

    LOL!

    Definitely the EdT. I like the EdP better, but the EdT was the one I wore for a year straight. Plus it comes in a ridiculous "economy" size. If I'm only going to have one, I need the...
  41. Re: I always feel cheated by summer fragrances

    I need to break out Mousson again. Sometimes that smells absolutely awesome.
  42. Re: What colognes are most hyped here? pick 5

    Oh, damn. I mentioned "Eau Électrique" so callously in your presence, earlier. Now I understand your sensitivity about electromagnetic phenomena. I beg forgiveness! How stupid of me!
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    LIKE! I want to smell it, even fearing a wall of ethylmaltol.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    Dude Wood is the Broventus name that was waiting for that scent! Well done! :beer:



    Oui! It all smells better in French. Ahnfyuzhyone Deereese. Nobody questions the gender when I spray it...
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    Admitting to megalols!
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    Porsche Design actually smelled better from the missing "ER". That was unexpected. I have no idea how the psychology of that works, but it does. The name still smells awesome to me.
  47. Re: How about you could only wear one cologne?

    LOL! NOT MY TEN! (so to speak)

    Extremely ironic because...

    天網恢々疏にして漏らさず

    Tenmo kaikai so ni shite morasazu.

    Skynet's rough weave lets nothing slip through.
  48. Re: How about you could only wear one cologne?

    I can see this. If I were stuck with one bottle for life, I would consider myself lucky if it was this one.
  49. Re: How about you could only wear one cologne?

    Bleu de Chanel. I like it, because when I sniff it as text, it gives me déjà vu. :cool:
  50. Re: How about you could only wear one cologne?

    Never trust a man who trades in a 50 for two 20s. He's forgetting about ten (天). :wink:
  51. Re: If you could only own one fragrance, what would it be?

    Bleu de Chanel for me. Field-tested, actually, in this regard.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    LOL. This is bad stuff. We're messing with the nuclear weapons of perfume sales. The pre-smell.

    Atlantique smells like the best aquatic ever.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    "Cashmere." It just sounds sexy. The new Polo sounds like it smells great. It smells feminine in text, yet manly because of "Polo".
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    Now that I think about it, I'm bored with ALL colors in fragrance. Eau Électrique sounds exciting, however.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    I'm very bored with Black anything. Totally played out.
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    Re: What Cologne Smells Best In Text?

    LOL!

    I have to think about this. I definitely have textual prejudices in fragrance because of names. They change over time, too.
  57. Re: New from Dame Perfumery: Sky Father

    Nice to hear about this house - I knew absolutely nothing!!!
  58. Re: New: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Eau Electrique

    Great ad! :cool:
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    Re: Light & fragrance question

    Exactly. Leave a clear bottle of vintage fragrance on a vanity which gets direct summer sunlight almost every day for a few years, and BAD THINGS HAPPEN. But otherwise not.
  60. Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    Thanks! :cool:

    I'll try to get back on topic. I think my recommendations would be (trying to channel my old student days in todays fragrances...):

    Bleu de Chanel (for a kind of general...
  61. Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    That's right - you live in Valley of the Creepy Mollusks, if I'm not mistaken. LOL. Yeah. I hear you!
  62. Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    Hey. I'm blaming the gamers on that one. :evil:
  63. Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    LOL!

    I will admit to some localized colonial privilege. But then again, bacteria are so immortal in their mortality, they can be a bit smug about it.

    In the end, we all can agree on one thing. ...
  64. Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    Mammals. Always assuming it's all about YOU on this planet. :wink:

    63037
  65. Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    Uninvited, but has the option to behave. As a former permaban, the hammer can fall at any time with extreme prejudice and no notice. Also, any nestmates will be removed without warning.

    So let's...
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    Re: Do you have sex with cologne on?

    With that, I will close this thread. The OP is banned for trolling, upon multiple requests. I was just late to the scene.

    However, the question is posed. Free speech sure seems fun to some...
  67. Re: Your Swiss Army knife niche (besides Aventus).

    Because I like "mainstream" smelling scents, I basically collect niche SAKs - most are modern Guerlains or Creeds. Some used to be my go-to scents, but it changes over time.

    All of these are...
  68. Re: How Many Colognes In Your Collection Were JUST Because Of The Bottle?

    Great to see I'm not alone!!!





    LOL!!! :grin:
  69. Re: How Many Colognes In Your Collection Were JUST Because Of The Bottle?

    This is interesting. I consider myself a "bottle guy", and actually found Cleopatra's Boudoir (premier bottle collecter site) before BN.

    My purchases are never 100% bottle, but never 0%, either. ...
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    Re: Mugler Cologne discontinued

    For reasons of transparency, I think you are owed an explanation. A majority decision was made at the mod and admin level to adopt a zero tolerance policy on politics, including even any mention of...
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    Re: J-Scent The Scent of Japan

    Interested!
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    Re: Ideas for a Niche Date Scent?

    LMAO! I keep forgetting whether pineapple or birch is "in"! I just have "good". :wink:
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    Re: Ideas for a Niche Date Scent?

    ^ LOL! Great list! Buy 'em all and you're a core BNer!
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    Re: Mugler Cologne discontinued

    Hopefully just rumors! If not, another classic going under is a sad day!
  75. Re: Which cologne should I choose for my boyfriend in this Valentine ?

    PS - I just deleted the last couple of posts. Kidding is OK, but let's not be fighting!
  76. Re: Which cologne should I choose for my boyfriend in this Valentine ?

    My take on all three fragrances:

    I own and love Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme, but I can echo the cautions about high heat. I don't think it smells horrible, BUT it does get strong, and doesn't...
  77. Re: Fragrance that smells like Cherry Coke

    I need to re-sniff this one. I liked it, but couldn't describe why I liked it. I think this may be the reason.

    I think Escada Magnetism also smells like a soft drink, but I don't recall if it's...
  78. Re: New: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Eau Electrique

    Nothing to feel sorry about - great information! And only on BN does one get the coolness of things like fragrance reports from airplane flights over Africa. LOL



    This is great - a direct...
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    Re: Thanks, Hednic !!

    I was just sniffing vintage Genghis Khan this morning! Mmmmmm! My thanks added! :beer:
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit

    The explanation is long (I'll post later) but the answer is short. IMO (speaking for my personal and scientifuc opinion) the modern does NOT smell like pre-reformulation "vintage", but probably...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit

    I'm still not sure that they actually changed the formula - or more specifically, I think the change was made years ago, when Luca Turin noted the OLD formula disappearing.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit

    Sorry - I was joking about LHBI's joke - although you still have a great point. I keep promising to post about this phenomenon with synthetic aromachemicals - maybe this weekend.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit

    Impossible! (Fr.)
  84. Re: Nothing and I mean NOTHING lasts on my skin... Please Help me :(

    LOL! The unhealthy taint of my exposure to that language, I will admit. And yet I have picked up ways to abuse English that should probably be illegal, and which will forever remain precious...
  85. Re: NEW Ralph Lauren - Polo Supreme Cashmere!

    I loved Benaïm's Liquid Night - a kind of modern Polo - very niche. He can still do great stuff. Cashmeran is a great thing as well - some awesome results. This could be good. We'll see. I'll...
  86. Re: Which cologne should I choose for my boyfriend in this Valentine ?

    Creed is one step ahead of us, people. LOL!!!

    YOU SHALL BE MINE!!!

    ​Nice concept, actually - these people know their market.

    ...
  87. Re: Which cologne should I choose for my boyfriend in this Valentine ?

    TdH was most sold in France? Fascinating! Would never have suspected that.

    It's an awesome fragrance, but just not sure what to make of that popularity. This sounds like an emergency for...
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    Re: This Bleu seems like fake?

    Nice pictures, Hamzoro! There are many key features showing in those pictures, and they will be the same in a real bottle of the EDT. If the OP is seeing any significant differences from those...
  89. Re: Nothing and I mean NOTHING lasts on my skin... Please Help me :(

    True! A descent fragrance, according to my wife, who begs me to give it due reconsideration whenever she thinks I might raeche for the bottle! :evil:
  90. Re: Nothing and I mean NOTHING lasts on my skin... Please Help me :(

    LOL!!! :grin:



    Beastly longevity! I think I've found the holey grail!
  91. Re: New: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Eau Electrique

    ^^ Thanks for the updates! :beer:

    So it sounds like it's more in line with the original, and maybe closer to Ultime or the Parfum Intense, and NOT similar to La Nuit de L'Homme. Would that be...
  92. Re: Nothing and I mean NOTHING lasts on my skin... Please Help me :(

    Butt, butt, butt, butt, butt, butt..... :evil:

    I must say that if I spray myself with distilled water, nothing and I mean NOTHING lasts on my skin, too. Although nothing has a certain funky...
  93. Re: How many people like the "ancestral" scent of Bay Rum?

    Bay rum is definitely a good one. I have a bay rum shampoo from C.O. Bigelow that is absolutely outstanding.

    Not sure if chypre as a class is actually ancestral or not, but the early ones were...
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    Re: This Bleu seems like fake?

    And if not magnetic, definitely a fake.

    I've never seen a real Dior or Chanel magnetic cap, on a store-bought or boutique-bought bottle, that was off-center. Maybe others have, but not me, and I...
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    Re: Ideas for a Niche Date Scent?

    LOL! Hence the need for multiple tests! Love is a tricky business! And women are excellent players.

    "Do you REALLY mean what you smelled, or were you just testing me???!!!" :wink:
  96. Re: NEW: Burberry Mr. Burberry Eau de Parfum

    Sounds very interesting! I think this may be of more interest to BNers than the EDT, just like Bleu EDP and Guerlain Homme EDP Intense found favor here, with people who didn't get enough "niche"...
  97. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- smells wonderful!

    Wow. Tom Ford is back!
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    Re: S T Dupont

    Nice! I'll keep this one in mind.
  99. Re: Hi! Looking for a transparent floral

    Yes - this sounds like just the thing. Ellena by somebody just as good.
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    Re: What's your late-winter game plan?

    LOL!

    Yeah, I'm still enjoying being able to wear all the strong stuff. No rush on spring. Glad that damn rodent came through for us EDP lovers!
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