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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Aventus
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    Re: I need help.

    I was recently told my Mugler cologne is 'too strong'

    wut?
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    Re: Invasion Barbare, what else?

    ^ agree

    +1 RM

    also Montale Fougere Marine or MFK APOM
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    Poll: Re: Best gift for a 28 y.o. guy

    gift card
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    Re: Invasion Barbare, what else?

    same 'vein' and you might like:

    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    Tiffany For Men

    refined take on men's EDC:

    ELdO Je Suis un Homm
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    Re: Please Help me to Contact Montale!

    if youre located in the US, you can always sample or buy from luckyscent dot com
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    Re: Invasion Barbare, what else?

    qft
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    Re: Hiro Yorozuka

    Hiro is up there with Marc and Katie.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    ^ F Black has a sweet caramel apple vibe... women like it
  10. Re: Clean cut, professional and well groomed !?

    Clean cut, professional, and well groomed can be taken to mean a number of different things. For me, at least 3 iconic images come to mind.


    1. shirt&tie, up&comer, young professional (business...
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    Re: My short review: Knize Ten

    reference leather
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    lately AHSE

    I find some Gucci PH II notes in the drydown
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    Re: CHANEL allure homme sport EXTREME

    has mass appeal

    not snob appeal


    AHSE is what AHS shouldve been, decent but not great

    personally, the Allure line does nothing for me, but the Sport Extreme was a step in the right direction
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Aventus is a compliment getter.

    Most recently, it's been Tom Ford Amber Absolute and Mugler's Pure Shot
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    Re: 5min talk on fragrance and science

    http://www.ted.com/talks/luca_turin_on_the_science_of_scent.html
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    Re: STAT fragrance consult

    I also work in an ER. Currently as a resident.

    I like ambers and orientals as well but would never dream of wearing them to work because the umm 'natural' smells of the ER don't combine well with...
  17. Re: If money wasn't an option what would your collection look like??

    i'd start at Xerjoff and go north
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    Re: Hey basenoters, need some direction

    Le Male
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    Re: nothing smells good on me, what to do?

    don't eat spicy foods for a week, shower regularly, and use deodorant

    then start spraying

    keep coffee beans nearby
  20. Re: What makes a scent "college" or "for college"?

    it smells like top ramen and chemistry lab
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    Re: Modern powerhouse

    Montale Woods & Spice

    Mark Birley Charles Street

    Mazzolari Lui

    TF Extreme

    we've eschewed the feral / fecal for the impetuously classical. good on us. it smells damn good.
  22. too young. she will be sorely missed.

    too young. she will be sorely missed.
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    Re: Blood Concept: Anyone tried'em yet?

    cool story

    i'll have to look into it
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    Re: New Fragrance by Lanvin - Avant Garde

    copy of porsche design
  25. Re: Where do I post to see if my MI batch is any good?

    these threads annoy me

    in batches


    spray the fucking thing... smell good? then its good. WTF
  26. Re: What perfume would you wear for a meeting with your boss to negotiate your salary?

    something pleasant and uplifting


    Heeley Menthe Fraiche
    Cartier Roadster
    Creed Original Vetiver / Royal Water
  27. Re: My Rive Gauche fell in the toilet of PISS !!!

    Rive Gooch
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    Re: The 'sweet' sandalwoods

    great thread

    it's a pity basenotes doesn't have a reputation system
  29. Re: Every men should wear Azzaro Pour Homme!

    Azzaro Homme is a great casual and light men's fragrance. The D&G Light Blue of the 70's.
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    Re: Good Office Wear

    not all offices are the same

    Creed RW and OV for me
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    Re: My New System...

    it's good to have a system

    in general, i sample at least twice before i make a final judgement on a niche
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    srsly, i take back what i said.

    after some oud sniffing... the closest thing out there is Mona Di Orio's Oud



    let the hate begin
  33. Re: Best Male Frag Marketed Under A Female Celebrity?

    Kardasssshhhhiiaaaannnn
  34. Re: My apologies! Roadster does smell like L'Instant Pour Homme

    uhh negative ghostrider
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    Re: Al Rehab fragrances

    I clicked on this thinking Yes! I do, as a matter of fact, need Rehab from fragrances.


    :(
  36. Re: Gucci by Gucci Sport - The first real scrubber of 2010?

    something needs to smell like genitals or fungus for basenoters to really love it

    the stuff that's recommended on this forum is seriously hideous sometimes...
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    Re: Head over heels for MONA DI ORIO's "OUD".

    if you could only have one oud.... is this it?
  38. Re: What would happen to a cup of fragrance left out at room temperature?

    what would happen if you put, say Creed MI, in a cup at room temperature

    then give it to 2 girls
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    It's a cantata, not new orleans street music. Simple but not simplistic. An extremely wearable oud and the only oud in my current rotation.
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    Re: Noob starter needing advice :)

    LOL @ when you ask for 'new inspiration' and people recommend Caron and Rive Gauche

    The closer I get to 40, the less interest I have in the Azzaro PH, Rive Gauche, or anything made by Caron

    I...
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    Re: The smell of summer night?

    http://www.mytravelbunny.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/bug-repellent.jpg

    i have no idea what a 'summer night' smells like other than DEET
  42. Re: looking for a "warm" scented fragrance for a female16 year old high school student...

    Balenciaga
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    Re: I did the unthinkable !! ??

    A-Men is a ridonkulously good frag
  44. Re: Scent memory - What fragrance will you have forever?

    Thank you for sharing that story. I also wear scents which bring back memories, but not quite that vivid or that meaningful.
  45. Re: What else should i own if i ADORE Dior Homme Intense

    Guerlain PH Extreme
  46. Poll: Re: My Next Buy A*Men Pure Havane or VC&A Midnight In Paris

    Midnight in Paris EDP : Bvlgari Black :: GIT : Cool Water


    I'd still recommend Pure Havane, being limited edition and all. Pick up the MIP later.
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    Re: What to wear - Romantic night with ex

    I've lost track how many of these slow-motion car wrecks I've seen happen to decent guys.

    Learned my lesson early, two different girls left me in order to hook up and not make it look like...
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    Poll: Looking to blind buy Frapin

    and need help deciding between 1270 and 1697
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT August 2011

    Pure Malt

    x2 of course
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Git
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    Re: Creed Frag for 15 yr old

    Creed, eh?

    GIT er done
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    Re: Shopping Spree for Fragrance

    nice
  53. Re: What was your 1ST bottle of cologne that you ever own? When did you purchase it? Let's all share

    saved up for weeks to pick up a small bottle of this

    http://www.perfumehot.com/images/Picture%20288.jpg
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    Re: Shopping Spree for Fragrance

    10 bottles of Pure Malt

    wait a year

    sell them on ebay
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    Re: Yatagan = Cocaine?

    what a noob

    everyone knows Yatagan smells like Afghan Heroin
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    Re: It Finally Arrived!

    Congratulations on the Coq.
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    Re: Creed Frag for 15 yr old

    sample until you find something YOU like....

    This 'come to my senses' makes no sense when talking about Creed. The majority are simple fragrances with an inflated pricetag.
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    Re: Androgynous, gothic scent advice?

    Also +1 on Zagorsk and Ungaro III

    Gucci by Gucci PH (black bottle) is a little smoky and metallic and not overpowering

    Have you considered Thierry Mugler ice men?... It takes the gourmand and...
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    Re: Androgynous, gothic scent advice?

    Here's the rest of em. Honestly I couldn't remember Narciso Rodriguez for the life of me so I decided to be a smartass instead... Here's the rest. Not androgynous per se, but then again scents don't...
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    Re: Bond No. 9 New York Oud: Your opinions?

    saffron bomb... oud is hidden away in there
  61. Re: Oud by Mona di Orio NOW available in Luckyscent!!

    wonder how long it will take the fakes to come out?
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    Re: Androgynous, gothic scent advice?

    Bvlgari Black

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir

    and if you want to grow a pair and cut it with the androgynous nonsense you should try...
    nevermind, i dont give that kind of timeless frag advice to Emo...
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    Re: Fake Aramis Devin

    ouch, sorry to hear bro

    loolz
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    ^ Aoud Lime is sinister in the first hour but the drydown is very bright and effervescent with the lime and wood

    no compliments yet



    Allure Homme Sport got me a few tight hugs from a very...
  65. Re: Whats a good sport fragrance that wont break the bank?

    picked it up last Saturday

    drydown is real nice. would be at home in a suit and tie as well.
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    Re: Fragrance for camping/birthday...

    from your wardrobe, Frapin or LeMale
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    Re: Bois du Portugal....is it too early??

    got hair on your chest? if so, yes you're safe to wear Bois du Portugal, buttercup

    if not, it will put some there

    either way, it's a win
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    Re: ANOTHER AVENTUS STORY......with a twist

    I normally apply a "base layer" of Aventus after each shower. As it happens, the recommended number of sprays is 7. The Millesime is sprayed 4 inches from the bare torso in a 45 degree downward...
  69. Re: Unique Clubbing/ Party scents for the man in his mid 20's. Niche or designer. Help !?!?

    Black Aoud is rather brilliant as a club scent, never thought of it that way

    I'd throw out Midnight in Paris EDP, Creed Aventus, Montale Woods and Spice, TF Tobacco Vanille.

    and Grey Flanel...
  70. Re: Whats a good sport fragrance that wont break the bank?

    ^that's sarcasm

    sample and find something you like. i used to wear frags to the gym based on 'Sport' moniker, but honestly they end up turning sour citrus

    recently, the most palatable have...
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    Re: Suggest a fragrance?

    My 17yr and 19yr old brothers used up my Gucci PH 2 and Ambre Narguile bottles when I was away.
  72. Re: Whats a good sport fragrance that wont break the bank?

    Hermes Caleche
  73. Re: Unique Clubbing/ Party scents for the man in his mid 20's. Niche or designer. Help !?!?

    Grey Flanel
  74. Re: Top 5: Which niche and which designer scents are the most owned by Basenoters?

    who cares?
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    Re: Fake Aramis Devin

    it's not a fake

    it really does smell that bad


    lol
  76. Re: Trying to find a frag that makes my husband AND me happy...please help!

    Creed Silver Mountain Water

    if there ever was a shared unisex fragrance, this would be it

    light but elegant, goes great with any occasion
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    Re: Help in my next purchase.

    shower

    deodorant

    Issey Myiake
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    Re: How did you get into fragrances?

    gradually
  79. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    brilliant
  80. Re: I think i have found my Holy Grail...have you....?

    Guerlain Heritage is something special for me, probably bc I can wear it anywhere including work, and not feel ostentatious.

    Im a quarter way through my second bottle in the last 12 months....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 07 2011

    MDCI Invasion Barbare + Aventus
  82. Re: Fragrance to wear with a leather jacket (tough guy image) ?

    depends on the jacket
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    ^ it smells like a refined man that doesn't give a F
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    i can attest to this

    quite a pungent batch
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    the sexiest girl i've seen in a long time complimented me on Creed MI
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    Re: Grad party/summer night party colognes

    Givenchy Play Intense
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    Re: Your Current Top 5 Scents In Rotation

    its summer so...

    Guerlain Heritage
    Creed Millesime Imperiale
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Montale Woods and Spice
    Cartier Declaration Cologne
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Aventus 2 days ago.

    So I picked up Chanel AHS after talking myself out of it so many times before. Sprayed it on, took completely different character than on the card - wham bam 2 compliments in...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 18, 2011

    eau de nothing
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    yesterday I complimented a fragrance card sprayed with Hermes Equipage

    in typical Hermes clientele fashion, the card completely ignored me
  91. Re: The What Frag to Wear to Las Vegas? Thread

    Look at me rolling out with Bvlgari Acqva and Creed Original Vetiver... taking all sorts of risks in Vegas lol

    i will take the luckyscent samples of Cardinal and test it out
  92. The What Frag to Wear to Las Vegas? Thread

    what to wear?

    the Creed Aventi and TF Tobacco Vanille are expected... so as to complement the smoke

    the Cartier Declaration is a given... fresh, classy, balanced

    but what about Heeley...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Another compliment for Montale Woods and Spice

    from a dood - not a chick :/
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    ah yes the mysterious ambergreeez
  95. Re: Strong Cologne that can overpower the smell of smoke ?

    how could i forget...

    Creed Aventus. tested in Vegas. loved everywhere. lol
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    Re: Collecting vs downsizing

    i'm wearing the stuff i like now...

    not memories of events and chapters of my life that have long since passed, or scents that i plan on wearing for such and such event. that kind of planning...
  97. Re: Strong Cologne that can overpower the smell of smoke ?

    someone's going to Vegas...

    Tobacco smoke is unbeatable - so you might as well complement it. Dior Fahrenheit, Angel Men Pure Malt or Pure Havane, TF Tobacco Vanille work nicely.
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    Re: Collecting vs downsizing

    MDCI Invasion Barbare
    ELdO Tom of Finland
    Puredistance M
    Mazollari Lui
    Creed Spice and Wood
    Montale Woods and Spice
    Creed Aventus
    Creed GIT
    Cartier Declaration
    Chanel BDC
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    Re: Collecting vs downsizing

    Finally got fed up

    Got rid of a lot of "I'm a collector so i need to have these" like Kouros, Versace Dreamer, Creed BdP, Gucci Envy, YSL Opium, etc. Are they nice? Sure. Wearable? Sure. But not...
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    Re: Pure Distance M

    hater trolls

    they ruined what couldve been a great thread

    we need more liberal application of the banhammer, early on
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