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  1. Re: Lets make a deal! (CONUS only...sorry)

    updated
  2. Re: Lets make a deal! (CONUS only...sorry)

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    Re: Amouage Fate Man 100ml

    Bump

    Guess I am going to have to settle for a bit less than I was hoping for. I am going to drop the price to $240.00. Again, it is a nearly new, lightly used 100ml bottle of Amouage Fate Man...
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    Amouage Fate Man 100ml

    sold
  5. Re: Fragrance Recommendation for Oyster Roast

    I second wearing Aventus. Projects well, lasts long, and is an attention hound.
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    Re: Burning spice ship

    Noir Epices by Frederic Malle comes to mind. Doesn't have the burning, smokey aspect, but definitely fits the bill for the spices. Breath of God by Lush is the smokiest fragrance I have ever...
  7. Re: Lets make a deal! (CONUS only...sorry)

    Couple nice frags left.
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    Re: Tampa area?

    Nah...unfortunately nothing of note.
  9. Re: Fragrances you unfortunately can't get rid of...

    Chrome Legend, Curve for Men, and Set Sail South Seas. Don't have the heart to throw them out, not worth enough to trade. They will probably be buried with me...
  10. Re: Thierry Mugler A Taste of Fragrance Gave Me a Sore Throat!

    You're not supposed to drink it.
  11. Re: Thinking of getting rid of my TV :shocked:

    That's just a silly notion. I wear Brut when I watch Sanford and Son, not Tobacco Vanille.
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    Re: Unforgivable Multi Platinum

    Agreed. I went to great lengths to find it, finally did, paid way too much for it, sprayed it once and traded it. I found it further from MI than the original Unforgivable with a note that was just...
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    Its hard to say because there are so many fragrances and so many manufacturers out there these days. I would agree that LIDGE and Terre D'Hermes seem to be well on their way.
  14. Re: Question about Creed: Silver Mountain Water

    My first "niche" fragrance. I would say that I didn't understand how to properly apply a fragrance of perfume (or in this case, millesime) concentration and it certainly packed a wallop when I wore...
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    Re: Best feminine tuberose fragrances?

    Admittedly I have very little experience in the tuberose area, but, Carnal Flower is a masterpiece and I highly recommend giving it a whirl. If you believe the literature on it, they use a higher...
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    Re: Portrait of a lady like smell

    I have to agree with alfarom, Portrait of a Lady gave me a very similar vibe to other "dark rose" fragrances I have tried, i.e. Dark Rose, Black Aoud, Noir de Noir, No 88. I think they are all...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 14th, 2012

    The Dreamer
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    Re: What happened to my Posts count???

    How else am I expected to keep track of the ungodly amount of time I spend on here??

    I think a better measure of credibility was the now defunct "thanks" button. You could see how many times...
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    Re: AMen Original vs Pure Shot

    I despise them both equally.
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    Re: Frederic Malle L'EAU D'HIVER

    I completely agree with this. L'Eau d'Hiver just didn't impress me. Carnal Flower is stunning.
  21. Re: Which fragrance immediately gives you confidence?

    Counter intuitively I get a huge confidence boost when I spray on the more feminine leaning fragrances of my collection, such as Carnal Flower and Black Violet. I have often pondered to myself why...
  22. Re: I drenched my truck in la nuit de l'homme

    This is a fantastically splendid idea! Mind if I use it? Solves multiple car fragrance issues I have. Namely; 1.) I haven't encountered a really good car air freshener 2.) Car air fresheners never...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 10, 2012

    Mugler Cologne
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    Poll: Re: Chanel: Bleu vs. Egoist vs. Allure

    Egoiste!
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    Re: I reject the concept of niche

    I reject the laws of physics, therefore, they no longer apply to me
  26. Re: Excuse me, what is that you're wearing?

    True. I'll put my twist on it;

    Me: I've been meaning to ask, have you noticed how great I smell?
    Her: Oh...um...I guess. Hmm...is it something by Burberry?
    Me: Uh, no
    Her: No?
    Me: No!
    Her:...
  27. Re: Excuse me, what is that you're wearing?

    I figured the best way to get them to comment on how good you smelled was to put them in a headlock...

    That said, I think your way is less intrusive. Consider it my new "go to" move.
  28. Re: Are there any Serge Lutens that I'd like?

    Yes! Or maybe no...
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    Re: My mini dilemma: What to do ?

    I agree with...well, everyone. Get Pure Malt.
  30. Re: Excuse me, what is that you're wearing?

    I asked a co-worker at a non-work related weekend event. Turned out it was The Dreamer. Which I had recommended to him. After he asked me one day what I was wearing.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, May 4, 2012

    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: Top 5 best date scents

    Rose 31


    sorry, I never really got a hang of that whole "counting" thing...
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    Re: Icy, Metallic Accords

    Geir Ness has a very cool, icy feel to it.
  34. Re: Is it easier to love a fragrance if you have a clear picture of what it's portraying?

    I am more of a "love the one you're with" kind of guy
  35. Re: Like Tobacco Vanille but less synthetic...?

    Get a bag of Red Man Golden Blend chewing tobacco and rub it all over.
  36. Thread: Chergui

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    Re: Chergui

    I say jump right in. I do agree with many poster's sentiment that it isn't a straight forward gourmand, but, it certainly smells delicious. I heard someone once describe it as "honey dipped hay"...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 3, 2012

    Chergui
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

    Platinum Egoiste
  39. Re: Basenotes personal milestones - how do you celebrate?

    I threw a huge bash. Live band, chocolate fondue fountain, 6 tier cake, feats of strength, the works! It was a real shindig!


    Or, wait...maybe I was just at Golden Corral...
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    Re: SOYD: Monday, April 30, 2012

    Musc Ravageur
  41. Poll: Re: Go Frag shopping today...torn between

    I really liked Spicebomb when I was huffing it with the Nordstrom's catolouge plastered to my face like an addict. I gave Antidote multiple chances, but, it never managed to come across as anything...
  42. Re: Most compliment scent like new harlem or aventus

    Nothing I have worn has even come close to Rose 31. I get more compliments in a day wearing that than I have ever gotten wearing all of my others combined.


    I guess the problem is wearing all my...
  43. Re: Yankees Fragrance Adbombs Mass Transit

    Never thought I could hate the Yankees more. Once again...I was wrong...
  44. Re: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L'homme Frozen Cologne

    Thank you sir. Beat me to it.

    YSL De L'Homme = OG
    YSL De L'Homme La Nuit (or Cologne Gingembre or Libre) = Flanker
    YSL De L'Homme La Nuit Frozen = Flanker within a flanker
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    Re: cK One Shock for Him

    I tried it, but, dont really remember what it smelled like. I guess that speaks volumes...
  46. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille vs. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane

    I got rid of my bottles of Pure Havane partially due to the fact that I purchased TV after getting them. It is superior in every way, in my opinion.
  47. Re: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L'homme Frozen Cologne

    A flanker of a flanker? Very "Inception" of YSL.
  48. Re: Which cologne would you choose from these 4?

    I wore 212 in college, so, I would have to go with that. I haven't really found the others more than test strip worthy...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 27, 2012

    Mugler Cologne

    And like a flash, it was gone in an instant...
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    Re: 15 sprays??

    Only when I wear Black Aoud.
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    Re: Dark Aoud AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH

    I found it mezmerizing but uncomfortable. Like wearing my underwear outside my pants. I loved every fragrant whiff I got while wearing it, but, felt like I had something on my face and everyone was...
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    Re: New to the forum

    Welcome to the community. In general I have nothing of importance to say either...
  53. Re: Do you prefer fragrances in the factory bottling...?

    Exactly. I also prefer to have the manufacterer bottle, but, if it is discontinued or extremely expensive I will usually settle for a decant.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

    Acqua Di Taormina
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    Re: Cold, calculating and menacing

    Clinique Happy initially comes to mind
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes,, I love you

    "I know"

    -Terre D'Hermes channeling Han Solo
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 17, 2012

    L'Instant Extreme

    delicious
  58. Re: What are good colognes to wear for summer nights?

    Great suggestions so far!

    My top two would be Tommy Bahama (original, orange box) or Millesime Imperial.
  59. Poll: Re: Pure Havane vs Jaipur Homme vs. Original Santal

    A few weeks ago I would have said Pure Havane hands down. However, I have had a shift in my preferences and would say that I prefer OS to PH now. OS / PH / JH
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    Re: I have a fig problem...

    I think they have a cream for that.
  61. Re: I have $47 in my paypal. What would you buy?

    Live Jazz...

    ...twice
  62. Re: is it safe to say that the top 5 fresh scents to emerge in the last 10 years are...

    Aye, therein lies the problem! Case in point, I had a female co-worker smell my arm the other day and her response was "that smells very clean, very fresh." What was it? The musky middle notes of...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 16, 2012

    Platinum Egoiste for me today
  64. Poll: Re: Which one of these 3 fragrance should I buy next? The next big buy....

    Sycomore, though not for me, makes the most sense for this time of year. Black Aoud is beautiful, but as thick as a woolen sweater.
  65. Re: New here, looking for a sophisticated but not overpowering college scent

    You are damn right I am an elitist! And you know what? I have never smelled better. Sure you can smell good without our elitist help. Us elitist snobs are trying to help you smell unforgettable. ...
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    Re: High School Prom Tonight

    La Nuit given the circumstances
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    Re: New Fragrance: Acqua di Gio Essenza?

    Parfum is for women:wink:

    I am surprisingly excited about this release.
  68. Re: Choose one word to describe the fragrance

    Totally did...Guess thats what I get for thinking too long. Cut throat game this is!
  69. Re: Don't panic, but I think Nordstrom online is sold out of Spicebomb!!!

    OH

    DEAR

    LORD!!

    Thank goodness for restock.
  70. Re: Choose one word to describe the fragrance

    Habit Rouge = Sheen

    Rose 31 = ?
  71. Re: Just blind bought Muscs Koublai Khan...

    I have the same problem!

    Seriously though, the great thing about being part of this community is that if it turns out you don't like it, there is almost assuredly someone willing to swap or buy it...
  72. Re: What are the sexiest smelling fragrances?

    Whatever I should happen to spray on.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 14, 2012

    Today I am giving a full wearing to my sample of Portrait of a Lady. It is a very robust fragrance, reminds me a lot of the deep, dark rose in Black Aoud and Dark Rose. Very nice, well constructed,...
  74. Poll: Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial or Silver Mountain Water or Green Irish Tweed

    MI and Aventus
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    Re: What are you buying next ?

    Wish it was something new, but, I need to refresh my Rose 31 stores next.
  76. Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    Post so good, I said it twice!
  77. Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    Actually laughed out loud at this!

    Ironically enough I just got my bottle today from a trade. Glorious comes to mind. What a frag! Give it some time. My first sample I too was lukewarm to it,...
  78. Re: NEW Axe Anarchy - What did the ripoff this time?

    I took a whiff of Anarchy while I was grocery shopping last night with this thread in mind. There is nothing in my memory bank that this reminds me of specifically. It does have an air of...
  79. Re: F Malle vetiver extraodinaire . New appreciation

    I actually ordered a bottle of CF the day after I received the samples. I ordered GpM about a week later. It took me a while to warm to MR, I think it was a bit too complex for me at that point. I...
  80. Re: Need Suggestions: Night/bed-time, Soothing, Comforting, Relaxing Frag

    The Dreamer is a very soft and sweet fragrance. I think it smells very similar to Yankee Candle's "soft blanket". Seems fitting that a fragrance called The Dreamer that smells similar to a candle...
  81. Re: Aventus or Green Irish Tweed for rainy day?

    Allow me to board the GIT train on this one.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, april 11, 2012

    Creed Selection Verte
  83. Re: Suggest a fruity leather based fragrance

    Tom Ford Extreme. Class, class, class.
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    Re: Best pound for pound fragrance

    Rose 31 is the Mike Tyson, Georges St. Pierre, and Ultimate Warrior of the fragrance world. A bit pricey, but, worth every cent.
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    Re: Became a laughing stock

    I think collecting NASCAR plates is strange. I don't ridicule however. To each their own.
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    Re: drakkar noir to wear or not to wear

    On second thought, yeah, go with Drakkar.
  87. Re: F Malle vetiver extraodinaire . New appreciation

    Honestly, it was some sort of dark magic sleight of hand. I called to order three samples, I said Carnal Flower, Musc Ravageur, and Vetiver Extraodinaire. Next thing I knew, she had me looking most...
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    Re: drakkar noir to wear or not to wear

    I'm going against the grain. No! Too loud. Too abrasive. Too prevalent. There is much better out there, branch out.
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    Re: Tonka Imperiale

    I thought it was nice. Very sweet, but, nothing you wont be able to handle if you wear New Haarlem. A top notch scent, no doubt.
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    Re: My experience with Clive Christians X

    My first experience with X was pure opulence and decadence. I got to the point I was seriously considering a bottle purchase. And then something changed in my experience, the last couple times I...
  91. Re: F Malle vetiver extraodinaire . New appreciation

    Interestingly enough, when I placed my first sample order with Malle the SA I spoke with talked me OUT of trying VE. My original plan was VE, Carnal Flower, and Musc Ravageur. She recommended...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

    Chergui
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    Re: Urinal cakes?

    I don't get the problem, urinal cakes are just another highly fragranced cleaning product. Now, if they said it smelled like a piss soaked urinal cake...
  94. Re: Recommend me a light, understated, natural and unique men's fragrance!

    Prada Infusion D'Vetiver or Mugler Cologne. Both, to me, fit all points you asked for.
  95. Re: Recommend me for spring/summer: YSL Live Jazz or Nautica Voyage or ...

    Of those choices I would say Live Jazz. I would recommend doing some research on this website though, read through some threads based on "summer" "warm weather" "aquatic" and "fresh" fragrances and...
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    Re: A bit of advice needed

    Without a doubt Rose 31 by Le Labo.
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    Re: Musc Ravageur question

    Listen to Hep. No tax, no shipping, they will throw in some samples if you ask, and what better place to get it then directly from the source. Ironically enough, I just ordered a bottle on Friday...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 9, 2012

    Live Jazz
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    Re: First Impression of Musc Ravageur!!!

    The best advice I can give is to not trust your first impression of this fragrance and do not discount it. I tried it very early on in my venture into the niche realm and just wasn't ready for it. ...
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    Re: Just received Chanel Sycomore...

    I, unfortunately, just didn't "get" Sycomore. It is certainly well constructed, but, just isn't for me.
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