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    Who does apples the best?

    Hey fragrance community. Any recomendations on a fragrance with a predominant apple note? Thanks for all your suggestions :)
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    Re: Sweetness for the "Mature Man"

    I love new york for all
  3. Re: Could anyone do a comparison review between Hanae Mori HM EdT and EdP?

    I'm a gourmand lover and the edt is my sig scent! I tested both out and the diiferences were barely discernable. Projection and longevity were so similar that it didn't warrant the higher cost. But...
  4. Re: You know those mall kiosk brands? Well I ended up actually liking one of them.

    Do you guys know which other mall kiosk brands I should sniff out? I didn't think anything of them so I initially passed on most of them. Gonns giive them all a second look
  5. Re: You know those mall kiosk brands? Well I ended up actually liking one of them.

    I was wondering what the longevity would be on these cheapies. I tried to remember all the names of the kiosk frags so I can ebay them later. Every single one of them was under or close to $15.
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  6. You know those mall kiosk brands? Well I ended up actually liking one of them.

    It was called Thallium. I did a search and appartently it's picking up steam with the youtube and BN community. Still a whisper though. I ended up buying it on ebay for $15.

    Most of the bottles...
  7. Re: Now that the hype may have died down... Spicebomb?

    Love it and it's on my wishlist. Total compliment getter for me. Tasty with a calm confidence. 3 parts sophistication 1 part sexy.

    If anyone has one for sale or trade hit me up.
  8. Can you check my modest wardrobe and see what I can use for formal or professional events?

    I love gourmands but never realized that I should be diversifying my collection and should be aware of different occasions a whole lot more. I have a company gala mid month and trying to decide what...
  9. Has anyone ever put cologne into their unscented body wash or something like that?

    I snatched two fistfulls of Hane Mori HM .15 oz free samples at Nordstroms. They were just sitting there in a small bucket.

    I use a light vanilla body wash and was thinking about cracking the...
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    Re: Gourmands in the summer...

    I wear Hanae Mori in the summer and I think it works great. But I'm a gourmand lover and I also live in San Francisco where summers are pretty mild so take my advice lightly.
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    Re: Ed Hardy Scents - Do They Grab Anybody?

    I think the women scents are straight up viagra in a bottle. Love smelling Ed Hardy for women on a girl. It's the love and luck women version but I don't think it's called love and luck..
  12. Is there a difference between coconut lime verbena and coconut lime breeze from B&BW?

    Or did they just change the branding of it?

    The new CLB doesn't come in an edt. Just a body splash. I really liked it though and was wondering if CLV was the same so I can get the edt of that
  13. Re: Paco Rabanne Black XS: Longevity and Projection

    I do one spray on the chest and one on each side of the neck. This one is a howling beast on me. So much so that I get uncomfortable in cramped warm areas if the scent starts to scream hysterically....
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    Re: La Nuit De L'Homme

    Congrats on the purchase. It's really good juice. Sexy in a bottle.
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    Re: Good cheap cologne to apply after PE?

    Just take a nice shower and use deoderant. You're young. Don't go down this road kid. It's a dark, dark path
  16. have you been assumed of being a smoker just by wearing a tobacco based fragrance?

    I have Burberry London on my arm right now and that was the first thing that popped in my mind
  17. What's the cheaper alternative to Bond I

    Smelled this one at Nordstroms. I'm a gourmand lover and instantly loved it. What comes close?

    Givenchy Play Intense maybe?
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    Re: Cool water or love and luck?

    Both will get you compliements. And both are spanish fly in a bottle when it comes to the younger females.

    I prefer Love and luck. Cool Water has been around since I was in highschool so I tend to...
  19. Re: According to my Macy's SA, only old men buy Thierry Mugler

    I've heard that same point being made from numerous SAs. I think it has some validity to it. But it paints a large brush so sometimes there will be exceptions.
  20. Are the metal refillable A*men flasks discontinued?

    Just bought a refillable 100 ml of a*men at Marshalls. Was excpecting to get the cool looking metal bottle but instead it's glass and a whole lot slimmer. I thought I accidentally bought the women's...
  21. Re: I walk into most Stores... and the frags bore me. Help!

    I've seen Thierry Mugler products in places like Macy's and Nordstroms. There's a lot of ways to describe those products but boring isn't one of them
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    TM's A*Men 100 ml refillable for $59.99. They also had 50ml for $44.99
    20334
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    Re: Cannot smell my frags

    I do agree that if you wear a fragrance that you like in particular then it would be such a let down that you can't enjoy it while others around you do. One time I sprayed until I could smell myself....
  24. Re: Another successful purchase thanks to basenotes members!

    Yes! I'm kinda new to this myself. And thanks to the buzz on this forum I blind bought Micheal Jordan Legend, a brand that I would have never EVER consider trying. It's absolutely delicious.
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  25. Re: Do you guys buy testers without the cap? Does it bug the living hell out of you like it does me?

    Smart man
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    Re: Trouser droppers?

    I'm guessing New Harlem. No one can deny it's sexiness. But I'm straight so I don't know if my opinion is biased based on my compliments from women on it.
  27. Re: Do you guys buy testers without the cap? Does it bug the living hell out of you like it does me?

    Awesome Idea!
  28. Do you guys buy testers without the cap? Does it bug the living hell out of you like it does me?

    I'm only asking because the Tommy Bahama Set Sail St Barts tester on ebay is just daring me to purchase him (I personify bottles as male). And I haven't been able to find that bad boy at my local...
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    Re: Help me understand Pure Malt

    I think my Hanae Mori comes off the loudest. The citrus lemon can be very sharp at first and the sweetness can be a bit much. But it dries beautifully.

    LL Au Masculin smells like oatmeal raisin...
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    Help me understand Pure Malt

    This thread is in response to the amazing ratings I see it getting in the "A*Men Pure Malt Rate it!" thread.

    I fear I'm one of the few that didn't like it. It came off as loud, aggressive, and in...
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    Absolute fruit bombs?

    I recently smelled Paco Rabanne Black XS and I liked it. The fruit note seemed completely dominant. Any other ones out there? Below is other stuff I can think of

    Paris Hilton for Men
    Calvin Klein...
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    Re: Need cheap long lasting cologne

    1) Go to Ross
    2) Get Curve
    3) Pussy
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    Re: A Walking Fruit Bomb cologne?

    This is a great question and I would like to know more of the fruity stuff myself. Can you repost this on the Male Discussion section. You will probably get more responses that way

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  34. Re: Fragrances with reported poor perfromance that perform well for you?

    I actually think that my skin eats this stuff up. When I hear you guys bitching about getting only 5 hours I'm like "wtf? I wish I had that sort of staying power on any of my scents."

    Same thing...
  35. Re: Can you guys help me out with my bargain bin gourmand collection?

    Have you smelled Golden Secret by Antonio Banderas? I was in pefumania a couple of weeks ago and the SA told me it was 1 million clone. DEAD ON. I have One Million as my clubbing scent (eventhough I...
  36. Re: Can you guys help me out with my bargain bin gourmand collection?

    I forgot about TB Set Sail St Barts. It's on my want list but I have yet to come across it on my trips to Ross, Marshalls, etc..

    Smells like a margarita!
  37. Can you guys help me out with my bargain bin gourmand collection?

    This is what I have so far...

    MJ Legend
    Rochas Man
    Hanae Mori
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    Cuba Gold

    On my shortlist
  38. Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    A*men and Dirty English by Juicy Couture.
  39. Hanae Mori HM or Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin for a sexy night out?

    Just wanting to gauge your temperature vs these two gourmands. I've been using Rochas Man strictly for this occasion but I realized I need to diversify my sexy nighttime gourmands. I realized wearing...
  40. Re: I have a question about buying a possible backup bottle...Bleu de Chanel

    This scent sells like gangbusters according to the Nordstrom SA that I was talking to. I don't see them making any changes to something this popular
  41. Re: What cologne with good projection and good longevity you think is good for daily wear?

    I like your style Tiger Wood. I own and rock Paris Hilton and MJ as well. Dirt cheap stuff
  42. Re: Can anyone recommend a good cologne that attracts the opposite sex?

    Oh yeah I forgot about one million. That's spanish fly in a bottle. Dangerous stuff right there. Go for that one kid. Girls love it and will have sex with anyone who's wearing it regardless....
  43. Re: Can anyone recommend a good cologne that attracts the opposite sex?

    I agree, La Nuit is sexy in a bottle. Good pick if you're trying to get laid
  44. Re: Can I use the aftershave lotion as regular body lotion? How about the balm?

    See I was thinking the same thing. Is there something in aftershave that makes it unique to the facial skin? But I'm thinking that what's good for face skin should be good for the rest of the body.
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  45. Re: Can anyone recommend a good cologne that attracts the opposite sex?

    I don't like Le Male personally but know it has a reputation as a "panty dropper". But you should ask yourself the same question "Do I even like it myself?"
  46. Honey Apple or Caramel Apple type of fragrances

    I was a the body shop at the mall and i think they had a face wash or something with a honey apple flavor. Smelled delicous. Any fragrances like that? I'm thinking it would be found under women's...
  47. Re: A pina colada fragrance... anything like that exist?

    ^^^ This sounds exactly like what I'm looking for. Thanks hedinc.
  48. Can I use the aftershave lotion as regular body lotion? How about the balm?

    I sport a beard so I do nothing with the aftershave from the gift sets. Can I use the lotions and balms on my body?

    I was thinking about layering the lotion on my neck and chest for increased...
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    Re: Pure Havane - Should I?

    Pure Havane didn't react well on my skin. The top was amazing with the cherry but dried down to what smelled like a dirty ashtray. I had the SA smell it on my hand and he agreed too. He compared it...
  50. A pina colada fragrance... anything like that exist?

    Love me the tasty scents. Just seeing if there was anything out there that smelled or reminded you of pina coladas?

    I've tried Creed's VIW. LOVE IT! Coconut and lime reminds me of suntan lotion....
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    Re: Sephora clearances

    Yeah I know you can easily find gift sets for cheap over at Ross/TJs/Marshalls but i've only seen the bargain bin brands there. Nothing like YSL.
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    Re: Sephora clearances

    I get it all the time fellas. ALL. THE. TIME. It's more of a burden than anything else. ;)
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    Sephora clearances

    Hey guys I just wanted to give a heads up on some info I came accross last night. I was in Sephora and I was eyeing the YSL La Nuit De L'homme and I mentioned to the cute little SA that things are...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    John Varvatos Artisan Black 3.4oz... didn't catch the price tag but i'm sure it was cheap.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Dolce and Gabanna The One 1.7oz for $39.99 (bought it)
    Versace Pour Homme 1.7 oz $39.99

    I coulda sworn those are still pretty good sellers in the department stores so it's kind of wierd seeing...
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    Re: A little debate!!

    Katie Puckrick has the best produced and most entertaining videos. Especially when she hates the smell. I wish there were a male reviewer version of her.

    Miguel's descriptions are some of the most...
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    Re: Wearing A*Men in an office setting

    You tell em brother!
  58. Re: Recommend me a good work scent with very good longevity/projection

    DKNY Men. The most professional scent i've ever come accross. Smells mature, serious, and appropriate. Although that doesn't mean it smells great. But i don't think wearing a pantydropper to work is...
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    Re: Wearing A*Men in an office setting

    There's a guy here in one of our offices that decks out his cube in Yankees memerobilia. During day games he wears Yankee gear to work. He's "that guy". And I'm sure in his personal life he leads a...
  60. Re: I like D&G TO and YSL LNDL. What characteristics connect them? What else would I like?

    Spicebomb maybe? Smelled it once at the mall and i remember liking it. Can't remember what it smelled like though
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    Re: Wearing A*Men in an office setting

    Are you that selfish? Are you guys really thinking this out? Or do you love A*men so much that you'd wear it anywhere and just looking for validation on a message board full of frag heads. OF COURSE...
  62. I like D&G TO and YSL LNDL. What characteristics connect them? What else would I like?

    I get a night out and sexy vibe to these right? I'm not misinterpreting things here am I? Smooth and somewhat dark. It's also very tasty which I like.

    If you guys can help recommend some others...
  63. Re: L de Lolita Lempicka - do you guys wear it?

    The licorice is very obvious with this one so it's different I'll give it that. I don't know if it's because I'm from San Francisco so I may be biased but I get a very big hippie vibe from it or at...
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    Re: easy use cologne

    Go for something cheap kid. And something that gets the most compliments. 17 years old is way too early to start overthinking things like the rest of us fellow basenoters. Appropriateness of the...
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    Re: Best Vanilla/smooth, creamy scent?

    Of the stuff I've smelled, and that's really not a lot, I like D&G the one, YSL La Nuit De L'homme, HM, Creed VIW, V&R spicebomb. Those may not have vanilla but efintely get a creamy and delicious...
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    Re: Wearing A*Men in an office setting

    When I smell A*men does it invoke the thoughts and emotions that make me say "Hmmm... Feels very professional, distinguished, and very appropriate. I definitely get an office scent type of vibe with...
  67. Re: Any tips on how to spot an A*men pure malt fake?

    $60 for a 3.4 oz is a great deal. This will be a blind buy for me so I'll buy one from him. See if I like it. Then maybe buy another bottle just because I'm a backup bottle type of guy

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  68. Re: Any tips on how to spot an A*men pure malt fake?

    He realizes he's selling it discounted. Admits that he's losing money on the deal. He texted me "Already lost moneyt on it" so he must've had more that he sold for a loss because it was just sitting...
  69. Re: Any tips on how to spot an A*men pure malt fake?

    THE GUY HAS THREE NEW UP FOR SALE!!! This is waaaaaay too good to be true.
  70. Re: Any tips on how to spot an A*men pure malt fake?

    Yeah, I thought that the fact that he's selling his other used stuff might be a sign that he got addicted to frags and is getting out of the game. I think he mentions "thining out his collection"...
  71. Any tips on how to spot an A*men pure malt fake?

    I saw on craigslist that someone's selling it brand new in the box for $60. Seems way too good to be true right?

    Here's the link with pics. Let me know what you guys think
    ...
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    Re: What's up with D&G The One?

    What's up with you Divas? Is it that much of a pain to reapply?
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    Re: What's up with D&G The One?

    Short lifespan is a flaw I'll give you that. But I consider low projection a characteristic of the frag and not a design flaw. You don't want to be "that guy" although I'm begining to think that 90%...
  74. Re: What's your maximum amount of sprays on low projecting/lasting fragrances?

    And people say we never talk about D&G The One. Go figure.
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    Re: What's up with D&G The One?

    I love it so much that I wanna marry it. Amazing scent that I interpret it as being very sensual and intimate. Definitely a date scent for that special someone... or someones (bow-chicka-wow-wow)
    ...
  76. Re: So when do women typically grow out of the Viva La Juicy phase?

    Did your tastes change or did you feel it was inappropriate?
  77. So when do women typically grow out of the Viva La Juicy phase?

    I'm curious. I've watched about a bajizillion collection videos and the divide between the younger ladies and the more adult women seem to be significant with the sweet and fruity frags. Is it...
  78. So I think Calvin Klein's Euphoria is dead sexy and apparently my fellow male basenoters agree.

    So why all the hate on fragrantica??? What is it that us men smell and love that certain women don't agree with?

    I was so upset to see a fragrance that I thought was exotic and sensual get blasted...
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    Ranking the celebrity fragrances

    So there's a special place in my heart reserved for celebrity fragrances. I feel for the perfumier (sp?) who has this incredibly difficult task of creating a fragrance that has strong brand...
  80. Re: Anyone do the whole syringe thing when decanting?

    Dang. I didn't think about that. Good point and thanks for the warning
  81. Re: Anyone do the whole syringe thing when decanting?

    Yeah. I think it would be pretty cool when someone asks what i"m wearing and I can show them the small little bottle of it. But the syringe is the only way I can refill my 1 ouncer from what I can...
  82. Anyone do the whole syringe thing when decanting?

    ...or is that just overthinking things.

    I was given a 1oz of D&G The One and loved it so much that I went and treated myself to the big bottle. I kinda wanna use my little 1 ouncer as my travel...
  83. Re: Rochas Man Casual wear? (School, Work etc)

    Also, if you were like me when I was in school, I was prepetually broke. Rochas Man is pretty cheap online but Michael Jordan's Legend is DIRT CHEAP, somewhat comparable, and can always be found at...
  84. Re: Rochas Man Casual wear? (School, Work etc)

    I think it might be a little unprofessional to wear it at work. I interpret those gourmands as coming off very masculine and sexy towards the opposite sex. But if that sounds like your environment at...
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    Re: Euphoria vs Euphoria Intense

    Thanks guys. And great advice skyline. You're right, if I like the scent i should just stick with it and reapply throughout the day.
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    Re: spray button

    Maybe you can go to one of the stores and see if they have any empty testers for it.
  87. Re: Wha are the better designer chocolate fragrances out there?

    Yeah some comments about Angel men make me think that's the one I want but I'm fearing that tar note. Is there something like A*men without the tar?
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    Euphoria vs Euphoria Intense

    I have a 1 oz of Calvin Klein Euphoria and I really like it. I do agree with the reviews out there that it's pretty intimate when it comes to projection and has a low lifespan.

    So is the Intense...
  89. Wha are the better designer chocolate fragrances out there?

    I say designer because that's what my wallet is telling me to say. Thanks for any help guys.
  90. Re: Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    Wow this board is just full of haters isn't it?
  91. Re: Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    Thanks Shiny, but I think I'm gonna make this night all about her. If my wants a dance I'll let her pick her favorite girl. I know the dancers will only pretend to care but I like to be festive with...
  92. Re: Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    Chrome, Burberry weekend, burberry, eternity, acqua di gio, tommy, dkny men, versace pour homme 2008, versace man fresh, calvin euphoria, naut blue, i think i'm issing a couple of others....
  93. Re: Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    I figure I was asking a pretty unique and entertaining question.. I've been on tons of message boards and read youtube comments. The judgental nature of online personas in nothing new. I think we're...
  94. Re: Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    Yeah this place is in San Francisco and is called Penthouse Club. It had a huge grand opening last year. And inside the club is a 5 star retaurant where the cheapest item on the menu is a $40 kobe...
  95. Taking my girl out to a pretty upscale strip club for her first time...

    Wondering what your thoughts were on the best fitting frag for that scenario.

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    Helpful note: The club is super posh. The girls all look like high priced classy escorts and...
  96. If a" X" fragrance were a person who would it be?

    I thought this would be a fun idea for a thread. If a" X" fragrance were a person who would it be?

    The best current example would be the "Hi I'm a Mac. And I'm a PC." commercials. It was a clear...
  97. Re: What fragrance gives off the vibe of honesty & respect.

    Wow this is a great question and I'm interested in hearing the feedback from the members. The honesty part is what intrigues me
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    Consistency of the sprayers

    What's up my fellow basenoters! This is my second ever post, I fell like a grizzled veteran already! Anywhoo... (wtf? who says that?)

    Anywhoo, I have a Tommy (love the nostalgia. Takes me back to...
  99. Re: Does sweat negatively or positively affect the frag?

    Thanks for the feedback guys. I like wearing subtle fragrances even in the colder months so I guess i"ll stick with the chest spray just to bring it out more.
  100. Does sweat negatively or positively affect the frag?

    Hey guys,
    first time caller, long time listerner here. I tend to sweat a lot on my chest. Does that mean I should forego the chest application? Whenever I'm at a crowded bar or club and I smell...
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