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  1. Thread: Penhaligon's

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    Re: Penhaligon's

    You mean Eau de Cologne and Eau de Parfum.
  2. Re: [WWSPECIAL$$] NEW THIERRY MUGLER KRYPTOMINT, Le Labo, Xerjoff, Creed , TOM FORD, dior privee!!

    ^ He hasn't been responding to PMs for over two weeks.
  3. Re: Looking for suggestions for a summer scent that lasts and projects

    You find that this one lasts and projects?
  4. Re: Underappreciated fragrances? Ones you find worthy of more attention?

    It gets decent attention online, but not much on here in relation to how good it is:

    Fève Délicieuse.
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    Re: best beard trimmer that give you even trims?

    I have had success with buying products recommended on the Sweethome. They actually test products and then recommend.

    http://thesweethome.com/reviews/best-beard-trimmer/
  6. Thread: I'm off soap!

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    Re: I'm off soap!

    I don't find the Vanicream bar "mild" in it's ability to clean. It will wash away sunscreen easily.
  7. Thread: I'm off soap!

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    Re: I'm off soap!

    You mean the Old Spice I was using? Probably, but I'm not really sure if it had "soap" in it. What I do know is that I am hooked on this Vanicream and my search for the perfect soap/cleansing...
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    Re: Blizzard Blues/Whites

    Says you!
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    Re: Mercedes-Benz Intense - Believe it or not !!!

    You don't actually believe that fragrances exist that will please everyone, do you?
  10. Re: [WWSPECIAL$$] NEW THIERRY MUGLER KRYPTOMINT, Le Labo, Xerjoff, Creed , TOM FORD, dior privee!!

    ^ I PM'd him 5 days ago.
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    Re: Best inoffensive niche scents for a rainy day

    I wore it yesterday from a sample I've had for years. My wife said I smelled like a men's room. Later in the day it made me wonder how she knows what a men's room smells like.
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    Re: Would Jubilation XXV suit a university student?

    ^ I think so. But of course that depends on the date. Always spray lightly as there's a chance the one you're trying to impress might hate it.
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    Re: Would Jubilation XXV suit a university student?

    It seems from your posts in this thread that you're asking if it would work around campus during the day. This is more suited for nights, IMHO.
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    Re: How to apply aftershave / make it last long

    Previous threads:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/200230-How-to-apply-cologne-keep-it-smelling-strong-throughout-the-day...
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    Re: Top 3 Niche fragrances!

    Invasion Barbare
    Musc Ravageur
    Feve Delicieuse *

    * It's from the Privée collection, so I'm considering it niche.
  16. Re: If you could only own one fragrance, what would it be?

    Invasion Barbare
  17. Re: What are the top 5 hyped fragrances on Basenotes?

    Main examples of what? You didn't answer dougczar's questions, but responded as if that answers any of them.

    You haven't smelled Aventus or GIT yet, correct? So I'm assuming that you aren't...
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    Re: Top 3 favorite scents to wear on a date

    Oxymoron of the week.
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    Re: Do you have sex with cologne on?

    Not at all. Not only was my post not a critique of the alleged troll's posts, which is what trolls want, I didn't conclude that the OP is a troll. You did.
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    Re: Do you have sex with cologne on?

    If you think the OP is a troll, do you not realize responses like yours are exactly what trolls are trolling for? Why do people feed trolls after they realize they are dealing with a troll?
  21. Re: What niche fragrances are best for garnering compliments from the 40 to 55 age range?

    I'm going with sativa.
  22. Re: What niche fragrances are best for garnering compliments from the 40 to 55 age range?

    Speaking of inoffensive scents, the problem is people that want to be recognized have to "overspray." If you're goal, and many people here have this goal, is a frag with loud projection and sillage,...
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    Re: whats your go to gym fragrance?

    Previous threads:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/294098-Best-frag-for-Fitness-Workout-amp-going-to-the-gym
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/278322-gym-scent...
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    Re: Your Swiss Army knife niche (besides Aventus).

    Aventus is pretty much all seasonal, so I get that, but what's with all the GIT responses? Evenings? Winter? Winter evenings? No way!
  25. Re: How to carry fragrances with you? And question about using fridge as store place

    According to the Fragrance Foundation, not a good idea.

    http://www.perfume.org/health-and-beauty-tips/are-fragrances-a-friend-of-the-fridge
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    Re: Absolu pour le soir

    Does it really smell like piss? This guy says so...and he loves it!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chF09jaSz3M
  27. Thread: I'm off soap!

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    I'm off soap!

    Hey, guys. I started a thread back in November on another message board titled "Recommend me a bar soap." I got lots of helpful responses and I had fun trying out plenty of different soaps. But I...
  28. Thread: Best face scrub

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    Re: Best face scrub

    I use Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Pores Scrub. It's dermatologist recommended:


    http://www.prevention.com/beauty/worst-beauty-products-your-skin
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    Re: Favorite Tobacco Colognes 2017

    Are you familiar with pipe tobaccos? I smoke a pipe a few times a year, and the similarity is very recognizable.
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    Re: Can we stop it with the "BEST" stuff?

    Because there's nothing about someone asking others opinions of what the best [fill in the blank] is that necessarily makes it a newb question. What is it about threads like that started in this...
  31. Re: potion royal black vs dior oud ispahan vs tom ford noir de noir

    Definitely getting a sample. Thanks for the recommendation.
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    Re: What's next to purchase on your wish list

    That's nice of you, but ending your help with "Repeating this over and over on every thread where the house is mentioned probably won't" insinuates that the poster doesn't know how to complain...
  33. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Can I have a recommendation for each season? :dankk2: I'm on the right.

    46374
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    Re: Compliment Getters... Are they worth buying?

    Places in the Heart.
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes Parfum or Dior Homme Intense

    Totally agree.
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    Re: Creed Angelique Encens

    It's probably done by an automatic pricing algorithm that doesn't work very well.

    This link below is about two pricing algorithms that get into a loop and raise the price of a book to millions of...
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    Re: Is Amouage Finished?

    I was going to post the same thing.
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    Re: What are your worst blind buys?

    It was a cheapie, but I won't even buy a chepie blind again after that. It was getting a lot of hype so I figured it had to be at least okay. It was less than okay to my nose. It was Bergamotto...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris - Is the EDP worth it?

    See these threads:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/395082-Midnight-in-Paris-EDT-vs-Midnight-in-Paris-EDP

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/306258-VC-amp-A-Midnight-In-Paris-EDT-versus-EDP
    ...
  40. Re: I don't like aquatics, but feel like I need a "fresh" option. Recommendations?

    Why? Luckysent, surrendertochance, and eBay have samples available.
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    Re: Which note ruins a fragrance for you?

    Vanilla and non-spicy gourmands in general.
  42. Re: Inappropriate times to wear fragrance (excluding gym and funerals)

    That's when I put a drop of peppermint oil on the brown starfish.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille or Guerlain blind buys?

    I would never blind buy ANYTHING. But a lot of folks here obviously (to me) have a lot more money to throw around. The answer to whether or not a blind buy is advisable is always going to be...
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    Re: So I finally tried DHI and...

    But you haven't explained yours.
  45. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    Contradictory statements aren't a matter of opinion. That's a fact.


    Why are you telling us this?


    Oh, that's why. It seems this thread died three days ago, but you wanted to get another...
  46. Re: Nothing I Do Gets Me a Close Shave Without Razor Burn or Ingrown Hairs

    If there's one thing you're doing that is causing you the most grief, this is surely it. Stop doing that.

    I also have sensitive skin and I have had the same problems as you. I no longer have those...
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    Re: Which fragrances remind you of a Grandma smell?

    Me thinks you read into things way too much and are trying to over-complicate a simple response to a simple response that included accusations of a "derogatory cliché", "a poor show" and a...
  48. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    It's not an issue you keep under your hat- you posted here that you hide another member's posts, yet decided to un-hide for a moment for some reason. If you didn't want any of this addressed (which...
  49. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    Not to unhide means to hide. Why are you hiding his posts? It's a conversation. If you no longer want to continue, that's understandable- but why not see what he has to say to your last word on the...
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    Re: Which fragrances remind you of a Grandma smell?

    \
    Thank you!!! The faux outrage at anything that can even remotely be construed as non-PC is way out of hand on this board.
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    Re: Which fragrances remind you of a Grandma smell?

    Me too.
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    Re: Winter is finally here!

    For those wondering, that's Aomassaï 10 by Parfumerie Generale.
  53. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    I don't think there's anything rational about someone's physical features being found to be less attractive then he/she did a moment ago after witnessing a certain behavior, but your mileage...
  54. Re: Scents smell so much better on people who are well-mannered, well-dressed etc.

    I guess that sort of psychological effect happens in all regards. If someone thinks another person is attractive and they soon thereafter witness that person acting in a way they find unattractive,...
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    That's exactly what it smells like to me and the comments I received from others the one time I wore it reflected that sentiment as well. I don't understand the love for this one, especially from men.
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    Your experiences differ from mine. Either way, you shouldn't assume a knowledgeable and articulate member here behaved in a way you find typical without giving him the benefit of a doubt. Most...
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    Re: Does anyone know Fragrancenets email address?

    I just received an email from them about 20 minutes ago and the following was in the email:


    To ensure that you continue to receive email coupons from us in your inbox,
    please add...
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    Re: Does anyone know Fragrancenets email address?

    That doesn't make it difficult to call them. Give them a call and explain your situation. If they need a picture they can advise you on how to send it to them. Actually speaking to someone is usually...
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    Re: Does anyone know Fragrancenets email address?

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/f/net/contact.html?locale=en_US
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    Re: Kilian Straight to Heaven??

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26129102.html

    There are 29 positive and 10 neutral reviews in the link above. You can read all about what people like about it.
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    Re: Am I fuming out the gym?

    Why do people wear scented deodorants? Or wear fragrance when they're going for a walk in the park? Or staying home alone?

    People wear fragrances to the gym for the same reasons- they want to mask...
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    Re: Am I fuming out the gym?

    if you're on the same treadmill or pedaling a tandem stationary bike it doesn't, otherwise, it probably does.
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    Re: Am I fuming out the gym?

    No one said there was anything wrong with it...yet. But every other gym thread on this board has multiple "don't wear fragrances at the gym!" posts and I'm with you- there's nothing wrong with it....
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    Re: Am I fuming out the gym?

    duplicate
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    Re: Am I fuming out the gym?

    OP, the first method in the link below is a quick one and will help you in gaining confidence that you're not fuming out the gym.

    http://www.popsugar.com/beauty/How-Remove-Perfume-From-Skin-8374254
  66. Re: What of these fragrances is a monster in: Panty Dropper, Longevity and Proyection

    1. Because typing a longer word (really, that's an issue?) isn't an issue for anyone anywhere.

    2. Because there's no way in Hell* the OP would be expected to know that "panty dropper" is thought...
  67. Re: What of these fragrances is a monster in: Panty Dropper, Longevity and Proyection

    It's not "heated" and there's nothing negative about having these sort of discussions, but did you see the first response in this thread? Sadly, it has been banned.
  68. Re: What of these fragrances is a monster in: Panty Dropper, Longevity and Proyection

    I think "stud finder" has a better ring to it.
  69. Re: What of these fragrances is a monster in: Panty Dropper, Longevity and Proyection

    It offends me because the phrase should be "panties dropper." What's a panty?

    And we have "decanters", not "decants".

    On a serious note, I'm not seeing it either. It reminds me of those that...
  70. Poll: Re: Do you store your fragrances in a wine cooler/mini-fridge?

    What an extreme temp is defined as depends on the topic. I posted quotes from two authorities on the subject both claiming that refrigerator temperatures are extreme enough to affect top notes.
  71. Poll: Re: Do you store your fragrances in a wine cooler/mini-fridge?

    Various authorities give differing answers.

    The Fragrance Foundation:


    Elizabeth Barrial, perfumer with Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab in North Hollywood, Calif:
    ...
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    Re: Which fragrance for beach feelings?

    Ocean by CALVIN KLEIN
  73. Thread: Define "niche?"

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    Re: Who Is Niche ?

    No problem. But out of curiosity, you wouldn't label Ilum Dean Fresco as a niche, would you? my point is that people come up with definitions of "niche" and "not mainstream" is one of the most...
  74. Thread: Define "niche?"

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    Re: Who Is Niche ?

    I just asked you a couple of questions. But if you want to take your ball and go home... ;)
  75. Thread: Define "niche?"

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    Re: Who Is Niche ?

    I guess that makes Ilum Dean Fresco a niche? And since most of the Creed line is available in hundreds of Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom stores...?
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    Re: Awful opening, but awesome drydown??

    What I thought of when I saw this thread.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste Cologne Concentree mini rarity?

    Great deal! There's not a fragrance on Basenotes that has been around for as many years as this. Must have gone through hundreds of reformulations. :grin:

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26130933.html
  78. Re: preferred the creed aventus sample to my actual creed bottle

    There's no reason a sample should perform any differently other than batch number.


    Surrender to Chance tells you what batch number the sample of Aventus is coming from. Don't know if they...
  79. Thread: Define "niche?"

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    Re: Who Is Niche ?

    This has been done many times. Here are three threads with the same title:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/311642-Niche?
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/220029-Niche?...
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    Re: What was the first fragrance that you bought?

    Drakkar Noir circa 1984.
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    I'm not worried about anything. I'm simply explaining why others would be dubious of someone reviewing something he has a stake in. But you knew that.

    - - - Updated - - -


    That's relevant how?...
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    ^ He also wrote in this thread:

    I WILL CONTACT THEM AGAIN, and try to work out a percentage I can get every time somebody uses my discount code for ANY fragrance on their site, that's the...
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    It doesn't matter if they got their noses on it. Would you trust a restaurant critic giving positive reviews to a restaurant he had a stake in? Reviews are trusted when there's no bias and Coach Rob...
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    You have to understand why others think or thought otherwise, don't you? These are your exact words in your last video:

    Me bein' the businessman, entrepreneur that I am, you know, I worked out a...
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    ^ Okay, in that case I agree with you.
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    I guess that explains why you call receiving a response video "being spammed."
  87. Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    The OP can't have him fired just by requesting that from his employer. If you think it was such a small thing, then you shouldn't be concerned with the man losing his job. Or should we never complain...
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    Re: Advice for sensual, seductive fragrance

    See post #7.
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    Re: Who else wears TF Tobacco Vanille?

    He said he was wearing Vanilla Tom Ford. He couldn't have meant anything other than Tobacco Vanille.
  90. Re: United Kingdom company selling LIDGE through amazon

    ^ I'm not finding any LIDGE on Strawberrynet.com. Can you post a link?
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    Re: L'instant De Guerlain vs Le Male and A man

    Check the Fragrance Gallery for what they smell like. Your best bet is to buy samples first.
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    Re: L'instant De Guerlain or Extreme?

    It's for sale on Amazon.
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    Re: The most sexy alpha man / chick magnet scents

    ^ I agree, excellent advice, however...part of the reason a various suit, haircut, fragrance, etc. makes us feel more confident is knowledge that others are affected by those things in a particular...
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    Re: The most sexy alpha man / chick magnet scents

    I'm sure the OP knows a scent alone is not going to be responsible for attracting women. He even says in the opening post, "gave you the most female attention / compliments." A certain shirt won't do...
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    Re: The most sexy alpha man / chick magnet scents

    In case you haven't seen the "female compliments" thread yet:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/212334-Which-scent-gets-you-the-most-female-compliments

    Here are the rankings from it so far:...
  96. Poll: Re: If you can have only 1 full bottle of Amouage, which one of thes would you buy ?

    Memoir Man
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    Re: Spraying or daubing, there IS a difference

    When you spray a fragrance on you, you don't carry all of the air around you with you when you walk away. A garage is pretty much going to maintain the same air in it. I'm not saying there wouldn't...
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    Re: Andy Sandler's Feather earring?

    It's Andy Samberg. There seems to be similar earrings here (Google is your friend):

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/MountainManCreations
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    Re: Best men's moisturiser

    I used Cetaphil and Eucerin for my face in the past and now I prefer CeraVe. I've used many facial moisturizers over the years and I haven't found a better one than this.
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