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    Re: Aldehydic Florals - Let's Discuss!

    Guerlain Vega & Nina Ricci Farouche top the list for me - both excellent parfums obviously to have aldehydic notes...

    Other very good ones are Caron Fleurs de Rocaille, Schiapparelli Schocking,...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, April 20th, 2014

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  3. Re: Oakmoss Beasts: Versace l'Homme - Loewe Para Hombre

    Own the vintage L'Homme which is a great fragrance - leather & oakmoss of the best quality; need to buy the Loewe Para Hombre soon...
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Oud

    Is Mona's Oud & MFK's any similar???
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 19, 2014

    http://olfactoria.files.wordpress.com/2011/12/adp-colonia-intensa.jpg
  6. Re: Question about Yves saint laurent pour homme

    YSL PH is a classic in the lines of Eau Sauvage - nice bright citrus. Longevity will be the weak point, but it's something I like. Try getting the Haute Concentration version, might last a bit...
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    Re: Best Designer "Leather" Scent?

    All are already mentioned, so my +1's or 2's etc to - vtg Bel Ami, Knize 10, Or Black, Cuir de Russie, Leather Oud, Antaeus & Parfum d'Habit of MPeG.
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    Re: Vintage Hermes Equipage?

    Not sure which edition yours is, but the below might be one of the earlier / earliest edition - I used to own the Equipage similar to the picture in yours & it is excellent jus:...
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    Re: is Jardin d"Amalfi worth owning?

    Any cologne / parfum is worth owning only if you like it - if not it's useless...
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    Re: Vintage Caron Yatagan? Value?

    You've struck GOLD!!! Enjoy...The vintage which you own should be rich in castoreum (& oakmoss)...A classic for sure.
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    Re: Vintage Caron Yatagan? Value?

    This is a true vintage, but it's obviously an used bottle - you can still find a lot of original vintages in unused condition of most Caron's mens cologne's - as well, the last thing I will buy is a...
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    Re: The Value Of Testers....

    David --- 60-75% at the most - as the authenticity (particularly if buying online) is not known...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 18, 2014

    http://www.hpprofumerie.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/p/h/phil.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Thanks folks! Found after a very long search...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

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  16. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/17/14) Round 2: Bleu de Chanel vs Black Aoud

    LOL!!!

    Another one for Black Aoud...
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Agree!!! (add darvant, foetidus, sirslarty, jackhunter, Jamie, dimaondflame etc to the mix)
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Very good buy & I agree with your comments as well...
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    Lol Marais - like your disclaimer!!!

    I'm not thrashing either of the parfums, I felt both are being anointed as great, when I felt them good to very good. Again it's just my opinion... I...
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    Surprised that there are a few more voicing a similar opinion on the Bentley???

    It's a very good parfum, but I feel it got overblown here & on fragrantica...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    http://www.scentbriefs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/vikt.jpg
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    Re: Found a bottle of gucci rush for men today

    You are shaming basenotes - please run back, wait by the store, buy, before posting again :laugh:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    LM Hard Leather
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    Re: Eau de Magnolia by Frederic Malle

    Thanks for the info - any Malle release is definitely worth sampling.
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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    Thanks...
  26. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    Same here.
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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    Which one from SSS are you talking abt???
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    I didn't like this one either, but I just got a sample...
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    Re: Recent Blind Buy Disappointments?

    Might be shocking to some, but I was not too happy with:

    Bentley for men intense
    Sahara Noir
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    Re: What's the deal with attars?

    Agree...

    I'm glad though to own a few & to have sampled many of their attars, currently own just 3 & don't have plans to buy anymore - Tribute, Arar & some leftover vtg Homage.
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    Re: Best patchouli based, or single note fragrance?

    +1 I have a sample of this & it is very good.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 14, 2014

    http://www.99perfume.com/image/RD03M.jpg
  33. Re: Grossmith/Krigler/Profumum/MDCI/Memo/Masque Milano/SHL-777/Dorin/Armani/Xerjoff/Creed/Vero/DS Du

    PB, will take the reminder of the MDCI's Chypre Palatin, 60ml with bottle please. PM'd as well...
  34. Poll: Re: Which is a better plus for an excellent smelling fragrance?

    # 1 - I should like the cologne / parfum. Apart from that longevity & good silage preferred, but will never be selective criteria's.

    I don't bother about all others from your list; I have bought...
  35. Re: Problems with Universalperfumesandcosmetics...

    Poor service, I don't plan to use them...

    I recently ordered 2 parfums, which showed in stock; website allowed me to pay & an order was issued. Next day they email saying items are out of stock;...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 12, 2014

    http://farm1.static.guerlain.com/sites/default/files/styles/image_main/public/products/P017089/images/P017089.png?itok=FxRcT84N
  37. Re: What's your most pleasant unexpected discovery?

    Indeed an excellent, not much talked about Creed...So are a few other vintage Creed's, compared to the much talked abt GIT / MI / Aventus, the older discontinued Creed's can be called masterpieces...
  38. Re: Have you noticed it's always the same fragrances that are mentioned in every thread?

    Here are some of my choices:

    Amouage Asrar attar - seriously, how many times have u heard it being mentioned?? We hear always about Homage & Tribute......
  39. Re: Amouage attars pulled from shelves - no longer being sold

    Indeed...

    As a huge fan of the house & in particular of their attar's, I find it baffling...It's a cultural tradition in the middle east - itr / attar's - what is the Govt doing next? Tell every...
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    Re: You only get one....

    Oud heavy = Montale's.

    Good oud based scents are already listed above - my pick will be Mona di Orio Oud.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 10, 2014

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  42. Re: Gimme 3: Your most versatile scents that aren't boring [details inside]

    Designer: Eau Sauvage vintage
    Niche: Slumberhouse Baque
    Underated: Bogart Furyo
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    Re: An Amazing Citrus?

    +1's to both the above; also Hadrien Absolu, an EDP version gets excellent reviews; I blind bought this recently.
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    Re: suggest an Italian EDC

    I find most Italian cologne's which I like to be on higher end - 75+ at least.

    One which I really like is Eau fugace by Astier de Villate.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    https://thissideofperfume.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/chergui.jpg
  46. Re: What Oud Scents would be interesting to start testing.

    Mona di Orio's Les Nombres d'Or Oud will be my pick for any beginners foray into Oud based parfums...
  47. Re: Top two fragrances from Guerlain, Chanel, Dior and Hermes

    Chanel - vintage Pour Monsieur, vintage Egoiste.

    Dior - vintage Eau Sauvage edt, vintage Fahrenheit

    Hermes - vintage Bel Ami, vintage Equipage

    Guerlain - can't limit to 2 picks - maybe 10...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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    Re: What are your next purchases going to be?

    My next 2-3 are:

    Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Profumum Roma Acqua Viva
    Dior Vetiver
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    Re: What are your next purchases going to be?

    I'm sure NY natives can help you better - but Minnewyork comes to mind - I bought a few Amouage's from them...
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    Re: NEW by Kilian Imperial Tea and Sacred Wood

    As someone whose comments I used to respect a lot, I find your disdain for new fragrances quite funny; maybe you should retire, now that you have confirmed on almost every thread possible that no new...
  52. Poll: Re: Minty Battle of the Day: Géranium pour Monsieur vs Menthe Fraîche

    GPM for me...
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    Re: A whole new experience

    As someone who quit after 6yrs of heavy smoking, I urge you to keep those "urges" that'll keep coming from time to time at bay - that is the key (second is peers smoking).
  54. Re: Buying matching deodorant spray to improve performance, have you tried it?

    Don't have the $ or wardrobe space to invest in deo sticks; but I've used Hilfiger Athletic cologne with deo stick with amazing results - even in hot Indian weather, I could smell it 12-20hrs later...
  55. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/6/14): AdG Essenza vs Musc Ravageur

    Same thoughts here...
  56. Re: Armani Prive Oud Royal or Tom Ford's Oud Wood ? Which one and why ?

    Thread to close - FSU got his answer...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, April 6, 2014

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    Best - Fusion Power from Gillette is my favorites - no razor burn & I used to suffer in the past (maybe I developed thick skin now?)...

    Worst was something I tried from Schick - it was like I came...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Good buy - you should try Norma Kamali Incense...It's the holy grail of incenses in my & many others opinion...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 4, 2014

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  61. Poll: Re: Poll: Lutens Ambre Sultan or Fille en Aiguilles

    FeA is a masterpiece - dark, pine, sweet, incensy, fruity...My vote goes to this. I own both, but would pick FeA over Ambre Sultan quite easily.
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    Re: Givenchy Eau de Vetyver?

    This is indeed a great find...Enjoy.

    I've been hunting this for a bit now...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

    http://www.mrny.com/images/lubin_Idole_11.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

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  65. Re: TomFord.com debuts with entire fragrance line for sale online

    OOPS - twice today:vrolijk_26:
  66. Re: Die-hard Niche Lovers - Is there ANY designer scent you WOULD buy and wear?

    The above... Along with the fact that any Florida native should be proud of gators making the final 4:wink:
  67. Re: Curiosity got the better of me....tell me about....

    Oh I know that quite well bro!!!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    Creed Royal Puddin
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BQ5et6vncWk/TgzttEyri4I/AAAAAAAAAR4/cnQqZTpV1sc/s400/Royal%2BOud%2BCreed%2Bfor%2Bwomen%2Band%2Bmen.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    That's great longevity for a Ellena release! Will definitely try to sample this @ the Hermes boutique soon...Thanks.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Drseid - await your feedback / mainly the comparison to vintage Bel Ami with this version please...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    My luck turned around!!! After years of patient searching, look the beauties I found...Yet to receive them, but all are still sealed, with little lost to evaporation (obviously) - all this from one...
  72. Re: Curiosity got the better of me....tell me about....

    In honor of Florida having made it to final 4 in NCAAB, I'm officially wearing as SOTD for Apr 01 "Creed's Royal Puddin" / formerly known as Royal Oud :thumbup:
  73. Re: Curiosity got the better of me....tell me about....

    Why name it with oud then? Call it something else...

    I own this & obviously like it; but Creed's terrible with names - Royal Oud, Original Santal & few others are terrible misnomers (crashing now;...
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    Re: Which Guerlain Vetiver?

    Agree with rgds to the 2 editions shown.

    However, the best guerlain vetiver imho was their vintage EDC version, which I bought thru a fellow BN for $20 for a 50ml; longevity was the shortest...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, March 31, 2014

    http://www.aperfume.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Perfume-1697-de-Frapin.jpg
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    Re: Newest Paco Rabanne pour homme

    Vintage version is easily available at decent prices - the vintage is powerful, new releases have been meek. Buy the vintage when it's still available...A few here on BN are selling it too.
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    Re: Sandalwood recommendation

    +1's to all of the above.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 30 March 2014

    http://u.jimdo.com/www51/o/s9c04ba60fbc5f46f/img/i5ec90473181a3712/1394503537/orig/image.jpg
  79. Re: The 18-point perfect fragrance wardrobe for gentlemen

    Amber
    Ambre Preciaux by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier & HdP Ambre 114.


    Chypre
    Gucci Pour Homme (1976)


    Citrus
    Eau Sauvage by Dior & Eau du Sud by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    http://s009.radikal.ru/i310/1201/55/08654cba0564.jpg
  81. Re: If you already have a lot of fragrance but want another, do you buy the smaller size or larger ?

    100ml mostly; added a few decants, started with 50 initially, but then asked the host to up my volume to 75, which seems an appropriate amount.

    Only factor I consider is the strength / potency of...
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    Re: Favourite Kilian - 2014

    Incense Oud.
  83. Re: Any store / website selling Malle, Lubin, Profumum Roma?

    Yes, they are the first I had in mind...But as u said, they don't carry Profumum.
  84. Any store / website selling Malle, Lubin, Profumum Roma?

    Looking for one store selling all of the below with shipping to Canada - i tried searching, somehow, all i can find are stores (online / retail) selling only 2 missing the 3rd.

    Profumum Roma Acqua...
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    Poll: Re: POLL: Edition Blanche or L'Humaniste?

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  86. Thread: Furyo Vintages

    by badarun
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    Re: Furyo Vintages

    Also, address on the back:

    on vintage version - seen as 46 victor hugo
    new version - address shows as 76-78 avendue de Champs Elysees

    I couldn't see too many differences on the front of the...
  87. Re: Finally found my holy grail citrus: L'Humaniste

    Agree, I re-spray with a spray sample every 2-3 hours. Wish they launch this with an edp intense version...
  88. Thread: Furyo Vintages

    by badarun
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    Re: Furyo Vintages

    Furyo is one amazing fragrance - I only have the vintage (2 of them) & have no knowledge of how the new version smells.

    My vintage has only Aqua, Alcohol & parfum listed on the back, see below...
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    Re: S O T D Friday March 28, 2014

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  90. Re: Lonestar Memories. Any fans? Feedback you've gotten while wearing it?

    I own a full bottle as well - it's an excellent fragrance; lots of compliments when I wear it. Use less though, both LM & LADDM of Tauer project very well, so you don't want to spray too much &...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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  92. Thread: Perfect 3!

    by badarun
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    Re: Perfect 3!

    Current fav's followed by my dream in brackets:

    - Chanel - Egoiste, Antaeus & Pour Monsieur (first 2 in their vintage versions & vintage Cuir de Russie)
    - Dior - Eau Sauvage, Fahrenheit & Leather...
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    Re: L'humaniste by Frapin

    My thoughts as well. L'Humaniste is one of my go to summer scents, but I do carry a decant vial with me for re-applying (as I don't spray on clothes).
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    This was the reason I got to check out Slumberhouse (along with Octavarium's posts on Ore) - u wrote the same in a diff thread which i read around sep/oct 2012; I bought Baque based on the Makers...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Don't see any parfum being made specifically to layer...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    Eau des Iles by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: Best Guerlains mans fragances

    Derby, Songe d'Un Bois d'Ete, Mouchoir de Monsieur, Heros, Vetiver are all excellent...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I agree; potent & amazing stuff...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm not into layering, but this does sound tempting...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Hednic - did you try the other 3-4 cologne's that this brand carries? There's not much online about these. Also, please give your feedback / thoughts on Eau Fugace when you end up wearing it...
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