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    Re: What Scent Reminds You of Cutting Wood?

    Potion EDP reminds me of a woodwork shop on the opening.
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    Re: I am man and I wear Hypnotic Poison

    Have it and wear it. Will also be purchasing Angel Taste of Fragrance.
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    Re: Sorry...another Dior Homme thread

    Absolutely. If you have a sample at your disposal it seems silly not to try it.
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    Re: What fragrance do you use for air freshener?

    Febreze
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir for Men

    I think you may be getting this confused with Noir de Noir, also by Tom Ford. There is nothing feminine about Noir. I can see how some males may be uncomfortable sporting Noir de Noir (which I...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    I have every version of this fragrance except the most recent reformulation.

    The vintage (2009-2010) does have a more pronounced sillage and longevity, but is very close to the early 2011 batches...
  7. Re: What do you really think of female compliments?

    Unless the compliment is from my wife, I don't really care. I wear for me and my own enjoyment; in all honesty, I get a lot of compliments from males and hold these in higher regard.
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    Re: Joop Homme Wild

    I tried it over the weekend and it reminded me of another fragrance, but I can't remember what!
  9. Re: Need Help!...finding a new clean/fresh (maybe even a bit "soapy"), yet classy & not-too-fem scen

    Prada Amber PH
    Prada Infusion d'Homme
    Invasion Barbare
    Colonia Assoluta
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    Re: C'mon Basenotes!

    Honestly, I think you're acting like a petulant child who has just had their favourite toy confiscated. Basenotes is an enjoyable online community and a useful resource, but if you can't choose a...
  11. Re: CD Miss Dior EDP - do you think a guy could pull this off?

    I think someone might be a little bit insecure...
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    Re: Fragrance absorbing into leather apparel

    Funnily enough I was having this discussion with a friend today. He picked up my iPad, which I keep in a leather case and remarked at how good it smelt. I hadn't noticed but it was a mixture of...
  13. Re: Vintage DHI, Vintage Insense, By Man, Bond No.9, Creed, Penhaligons, Pure Malt & more Worldwide

    Updated.
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    Re: DHI reformulation dates/official word

    I'd say not as it's also available in 100ml bottles. As far as I know, this was always the case.
  15. Re: What Women's Fragrances Do You Find Appropriate For Men To Wear?

    That's a very odd statement. You can't knock something unless you've tried it.
  16. Re: What Women's Fragrances Do You Find Appropriate For Men To Wear?

    I love it when this question comes up!
    Shalimar
    Shalimar Parfum Initial (think the outrageous brother of Dior Homme)
    Hypnotic Poison (almond butter cookies)
    Midnight Poison (should have been the...
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    Re: Best oud for summer??

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian: Oud. Light and transparent.
  18. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    My point exactly.
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    Re: Michael Jackson Vintage Perfume

    That's in poor taste.
  20. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    I'd still wear it even if it was a woman's fragrance!

    Come to think of it Erok, you didn't get a sample of Noir de Noir did you? Also by Tom Ford. I can see how some men might find it too...
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    Re: Heeley Sel Marin vs Frapin L'Humaniste

    Sel Marin without a doubt. The longevity and projection of the Frapin offering just didn't cut it for me.
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    Re: Wood, incense and vetiver?

    These two fit the bill. Or Gucci pour Homme I if you can find it.
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    Re: Armani Code Ultimate

    Didn't care for it at all.
  24. Re: What are your thoughts on Mark Birley's offerings?

    I have Charles Street. As Jack said, it's similar (very similar) to Tuscan Leather. I like, but don't love it (I love TL). HAve worn it a couple of times to work.
  25. Re: What are the best fragrances in your collection?

    Tough one... for now mine are (in no particular order)

    Amouage Opus VI
    Aoud 1
    Acqua di Parma Oud
    APOM Pour Homme
    Invasion Barbare
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Tom Ford...
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    Re: whats your worst blind buy ever?

    Virgilio and English Fern both made me wretch.
  27. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    Then you must have been smelling La Nuit de L'Homme
  28. Re: Chanel's top 4 heavy hitters. Head to head to head to head :D

    I'd do it properly and get the original Egoiste.
  29. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    I think it lasts and projects well. I loved what TF did with For Men when they turned that Extreme. I'd be very interested to see what happens with this release scent-wise in an intense version.
  30. Re: List 5 outstanding under the radar fragrances.

    Costume National Homme
    Costume National Scent Intense
    Costume National 21
    Jill Sander Man Absolute
    Aoud 1
  31. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    The regular Noir is an EDP. I'll be interested to see how they make it 'intense'. Pure Parfum perhaps?
  32. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    They are referring to the rumoured extreme version.
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    Re: a scent like talcum powder ?

    Racquets Formula.
  34. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

    by Fraghead
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    Thanks man. I strongly recommend jumping on this one. I'm really enjoying it. I was surprised to see Boots listing it so soon; I'm going to start checking their website more often for early...
  35. Re: Vintage DHI, Vintage Insense, By Man, Creed, Penhaligons, Bond No.9 & more FULL BOTTLES (UK/EU o

    I have the EDT. Not looking to duplicate that. The EDP is widely available, just not in the UK.

    Also...

    List updated!
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Creed Royal Oud

    Definitely your imagination.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir for Men

    I'm not sure why this is. It is a fine fragrance in my opinion and one that I am looking forward to wearing. In fact, if I had to pick a signature scent today, it would be either Tom Ford Noir or...
  38. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    It is. I received my 100ml bottle from Boots via courier this morning. Very nice too.

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    It is. I received my 100ml bottle from Boots via courier this morning. Very...
  39. Re: What's currently your personal favorite male perfume and why ?

    At the moment (and this changes on a weekly basis!) it's APOM Pour Homme.
  40. Re: Who else thinks Reflection Man by Amouage is overpriced/overrated?

    Does it really, or have your favourite youtube reviewers convinced you that it reminds you of it? That is a direct quote from several of their mouths and is becoming as cliched as [Burberry London]...
  41. Re: Histoires De Parfums Edition Rare Veni, Vidi, Vici: The New Trio.

    They all sound fantastic. Look forward to trying these! Thank you for the information.
  42. Re: Creed Leather Atomizer; The Woes of Purchasing it retail!

    Really? I'm sure mine are made of metal. Magnetic cap and all.
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    Re: Dior Homme similar to..

    D600
  44. Thread: Tom Ford Noir

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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    Looking forward to trying this even more now!
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    Re: 5 Colognes That would wear Chuck Norris?

    I'm not sure, but I bet he'd love that imaginary Gucci pour Homme II Intense sample you've managed to get your hands on.
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel+Bvlgari Black=Le Male

    Which planet are you on?
  47. Re: Got sample from friend's cousin at Gucci...GUCCI PH II INTENSE

    Of course you did.
  48. Re: New Fragrance: Dolce & Gabbana Amore Scuro PH (Dark Love)

    Erm... Beyond Love... Love and Tears... Love...

    But I agree about the troll.
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Oud?

    I'm changing my mind from Mona di Orio to Aoud 1 by Parfumerie Bruckner. Outstanding.
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    Re: Body Kouros = The Dreamer???

    Nothing alike.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Armani Code Ultimate

    Tried this in store a few days ago. An unremarkable fragrance at best. I can barely smell the original Code when I spray it and this one is no better. Pass.
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    Re: Frag reviews. Check it out.

    :thumbup:
  53. Re: Chanel Fragrances - which are the ones to check out definitely?

    Egoiste and Pour Monsieur.

    Edition Blanche is a nice creamy lemon scent.
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    Re: Frag reviews. Check it out.

    I agree but find Marc's videos too long. It takes him too long to start talking about the fragrance. I get the impression that he likes the sound of his own voice too much. It's good that he's now...
  55. Re: The reason for the sticky: men don't wear fragrance for themselves but to catch gurls

    You've contradicted yourself there!
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    Re: Your Top 10 To-Buy List

    I'm looking at:
    Amyris
    A*Men Leather
    Tom Ford Noir
    Opus V
    Impossible Iris
    D600
    Felanilla
    Coze
    Iris Oriental
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    Re: Need some help the House of Montale!!!!

    I think you would enjoy Chocolate Greedy!
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    Re: Hype A Fragrance Thread

    One of my favourites.
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    Re: A*Men - Who can pull it off?

    Ditto
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    Re: A stronger Dior Homme/DHI

    I have the silver collar DH and DHI

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    I already use 10+ sprays. I'm looking for something thicker, richer and more intense.
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    Re: A stronger Dior Homme/DHI

    Thanks for the tip, I'll order a sample!
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit vs Fahrenheit Absolute...

    Only have Absolute, but may have to pick up the original based on the response here!
  63. Poll: Re: POLL:amber absolute vs. chergui vs. ambre narguile vs. tauer l'air du desert marocain

    I own all four and they are all excellent fragrances; I wouldn't want to be without any of them, but if I had to save one, it would be Ambre Narguile (today!)
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    Re: What's your favorite Designer frag?...

    Egoiste
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense vs Dior Homme

    Intense
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    Re: Lanc˘me Hypn˘se Homme - My little review.

    Very underrated fragrance. Does anyone else get a Reflection Man feel from this?
  67. Re: Malle, Bond, or Artisan!!! Who is the best House.

    Malle by a country mile.
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    A stronger Dior Homme/DHI

    I love the presentation of iris in both of these fragrances, controversially, the lipstick/make-up accord that both carry is very pleasing to me.

    Although there have been a few threads on iris...
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    Re: Best Iris Perfume

    I've recently decided that iris is one of my favourite notes; especially as it is presented in Dior Homme and DHI (the 'lipstick' vibe that people refer to)

    Is there something out there that is...
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    Re: My Shocking Realization About The Bond no. 9 House!!! (A Must-Read)

    Whilst I can see this being a relatively good idea if you're on a budget, to me, being a collector isn't about using all of the juice in the bottle, it's about having the bottle and being able to use...
  71. Re: (PLZ READ DISCLAIMER) Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    No, because you can't handle the workload! :wink: I am joking, of course. It was good of you to offer this to the members. I'd be interested to hear what they thought of your recommendations.
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    Re: Searching for a manly lavender scent...

    +1 Taste of Heaven. My favourite lavender fragrance.
  73. Re: Guerlain L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme VS Dior homme intense?...

    Dior Homme Intense, whether discussing the original L'Instant de Guerlain or the Extreme version.
  74. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    From timaru's wardrobe:
    1. APOM PH
    2. Musc Ravageur
    3. Reflection Man
    4. L'air du Desert Marocain
    5. Tie between Frapin 1270 and Dior Homme (Vintage)
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    Re: 5 greatest male fragrances of all time

    Egoiste
    Invasion Barbare
    Tobacco Vanille
    Tom Ford Extreme
    APOM pour Homme
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    Re: Acqua Di Parma - Top 3

    Oud
    Mandorla di Sicilia
    Colonia Assoluta
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    It all comes down to personal preference. This is one of my favourite fragrances and my appreciation for it began long before the 'hype' did.

    I don't think you can say it's a bad fragrance...
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    Re: A*Men (Angel) by Thierry Mugler for men

    Never known A*Men and it's rubber flask to be faked. People are too paranoid about getting fake products. I'm sure you'll be fine.
  79. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    Just enjoy the fragrance. It's not fake if it's from the official site. I've yet to see the rubber flask etc faked. When will this paranoia end?!
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    Re: I ♥ Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    APOM was my SOTD yesterday and I really enjoyed it. I've worn it a few times before but I really 'got it' yesterday. A masterpiece for sure.
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    Re: "Female" fragrances that arnt too feminine for men.

    I own and wear the following fragrances marketed towards women:
    Shalimar: Vanilla and a hint of spice
    Shalimar Parum Initial: DHI's outrageous younger brother
    Hypnotic Poison: Almond and...
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    Re: Male teachers + scents

    Anything in my wardrobe
  83. Re: L'artisan parfumeur 'Tea for Two' discontinued - similar scents?

    To me these are complete polar opposites. I have both and can smell no similarity.
  84. Re: Giorgio Armani Aqua de Gio vs Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

    Just get Acqua di Gio. You've pitted three scents against it already. In the nicest possible way, you need to make your own mind up. You're looking for an excuse to buy the Armani so just get it...
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    You beat me to it, Primrose!
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    Re: Are there Any Fruity or Gourmand-Ish Ouds??

    Aoud 1 by Parfumerie Bruckner is exactly what you're looking for. Pineapple, apple, vanilla and oud.
  87. Thread: Amouage opus

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    Re: Amouage opus

    Only have VI, which is excellent but looking to purchase IV soon, so either of those.
  88. Re: What are you itching to buy, before this winter comes ?

    Vaniglia del Madagascar
    Musc Maori
    Un Crime Exotique
    A*Men Cuir
    Tom Ford Noir
    Tom Ford Cafe Rose
    Opus IV
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    Re: Jaguar Excellence EDP

    One of my cars is a Jaguar, but I'm yet to try a fragrance by them. Also interested to hear more about this.
  90. Re: TWO (2) great + reviews and ONE (1) great - review of INSATIABLE.

    Can you clarify what it is that you're referring to? I'm confused by your post; seems very cryptic.

    Update

    Deciphered your code! Got it!
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    Re: My pure malt has marks on the bottle?

    No need. All of my rubber Mugler flasks are like this. It's normal, don't worry.
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    Re: Would you keep a fragrance in your car?

    I did it once. Never again. It was a hot summer and the bottle leaked; the fragrance also lost it's potency. In short, by keeping it in there for a few weeks, I wrecked it.
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    Re: Amouage Fragrances

    Reflection and Jubilation are both excellent. Longevity and Sillage are also well above average. You can tell that th ingredients here are of the upmost quality. Own and enjoy boh.

    Gold,...
  94. Re: L'eau d'issey Pour Homme "experts"...Is it my skin or the Bottle?

    Ditto. I think the smaller sprayer on the 40ml is partly to blame as when I sprayed from the 100ml in store, I got better longevity.

    Maybe try the Intense version or the Gold edition. Both...
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    Re: Question about Givenchy Play intense...

    I wouldn't buy it blind based on what you have said. Although it doesn't smell like A*Men or Dark Temptation, it is in the same chocolate/coffee/gourmand realm. Go to your local department store...
  96. Re: Fragrances with the strongest Performance and tremendous Projection/Longevity

    All of the Costume National scents in my wardrobe fall into this category. Excellent quality and not over-priced.
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    Re: Need a replacement for Gucci Envy

    Would you like to be any more condescending MonkeyBars? As the OP is considering Prada Amber Intense and Terre d'Hermes, that smell nothing like Envy, I think it perfectly reasonable to suggest...
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    Re: Malodorous/Foul Smelling Fragrances

    Absolue Pour le Soir
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    Re: Need a replacement for Gucci Envy

    Try Costume National Homme. Lasts and projects much more than Envy and has a comparable vibe, although it doesn't smell similar.
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    Re: Niche Questions

    Current Top 10 (no order)
    Coromandel
    Opus VI
    Reflection Man
    Musc Ravageur
    Carnal Flower
    Tobacco Vanille
    Tuscan Leather
    Coney Island
    Invasion Barbare
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