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    Re: CHANEL EGOŌSTE discontinued?

    No, it's not discontinued. Absurd thread.

    #viewall
  2. Re: Is this a real bottle of 2011 YSL La Nuit De L'Homme?

    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/284-Perfume-Appraisals
  3. Re: I have no Gucci. What is the best Gucci for me?

    Actually, it was reasonably popular as evidenced by numerous complaints over its performance (arising in the first place from the fact that it smelled good). As for your 'logic' of why people were...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty EDP

    You guys are hopeless. It never said it was an Asian/European exclusive, just a mention of availability in those regions on some random blog.
    ...
  5. Re: Sorry not in appraisals - quick responses needed - Yep Creed fake thread

    This is why I don't like selling fragrances. Too many hysterical nutjobs.
  6. Re: "Can easily be compared to Black Afghano..." and it costs around $12 per 100 ml!

    Thanks. I had initially wondered if spelling 'Afghano' incorrectly was to avoid litigation or a mark of their general sloppiness and/or incompetence. Then, when, I also noticed 'Prodcuts', 'T. J....
  7. Re: "Can easily be compared to Black Afghano..." and it costs around $12 per 100 ml!

    Which is?...
  8. Re: Other houses like Roja and Fragrance du Bois (in terms of quality)?

    If you're after price=quality, then simply go for one of the dozens of French niche 'houses' that continue to pop up and throw up entire ranges with mind-numbing regularity. I mean, they're French,...
  9. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    Actually, I'm not and never will be a 'basenoter'. The very concept is cringe-worthy.
  10. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    It's not an opinion, it''s a fact. Toilet paper is a convenience, water is a need. God gave you two hands didn't he?
  11. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    Toilet paper is not a 'need'.
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    Re: SOTD: Face Mask Edition

    A couple days too late.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd April, 2020

    SoTE: Le Labo Patchouli 24
  14. Re: The Holy Grail...Is there 'really' such a thing as a fragrance that 'everyone' likes & nobody ha

    Should have just left the term 'Holy Grail' out of it. Reason(s) for that should be obvious by now.
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    Re: Your most worn (using sotd feature)?

    Now that's a nice top 10! (To me, anyway).
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th March, 2020

    SoTE: Endymion
  17. Re: Federal Reserve recruits Creed for help Thru Pandemic

    You're an attention-seeking child. Congratulations.
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    Re: Is Creed Viking an underrated gem?

    Well, that was stupid. You should have tried it 8 hours before you bought it. It smells nothing like Beach Hut. I like them both.
  19. Re: Current fragrances you find the most calming and relaxing?

    Eau de Vťtyver L'Occitane
  20. Re: Polo tester smelled like a BBQ full of burning hair

    Burned a lot of hair on the BBQ have we?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th March, 2020

    SoTE: Encre Noire

    Seems somehow an appropriate scent 4 hours before our 4 week lock-down.
  22. Re: Vintage/discontinued Men's Cologne.....which one(s) would you most want to find ?

    Just one: Penhaligon's Racquets Formula
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    Re: MFk Aqua Universalis puts me into a bliss

    Indeed. I wouldn't worry yourself about it. The fragrance is about $150, which means it runs around $400 per case-mirror.
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    Re: MFk Aqua Universalis puts me into a bliss

    <duplicate post, due to usual 8.00pm site maintenance freeze-a-thon, removed>
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    Re: The Art of Hoarding: Anxiety or Pragmatism?

    If I lost it all, I'd be fine.
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    Re: How's Ormond Jayne? Any masterpieces?

    Have Ormonde Man and it is very good, Black Gold I wouldn't mind also.

    Had Ta'if and Tolu, but moved both on as they were too feminine.

    Would like to try their Elixir range.
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    Re: Ellie Saab vetiver - I Do not like it

    I'm sure Ellie Saab vetiver is crushed.
  28. Re: What are your mission, vision and values when it comes to fragrance?

    Far too good (and earnest) a statement for the likes of this thread, I'm afraid.
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    Re: Marketing history of Axe...... an article

    Outstanding. Thank you.
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    Re: Spring Mint Suggestions?

    Colonia Club Acqua di Parma
  31. Re: Could an answer to IFRA regulations be that fragrance companies have 2 versions of each fragra

    See, here's the thing. I. Don't. Believe. You.
  32. Re: Could an answer to IFRA regulations be that fragrance companies have 2 versions of each fragra

    There is little to no difference, if any at all, between the UK and Oman versions. The usual hysterical, baseless, scaremongering aside, of course.
  33. Re: Could an answer to IFRA regulations be that fragrance companies have 2 versions of each fragra

    And then you stop. If you're allergic to strawberries, you don't buy strawberry jam...
  34. Re: Please give me some opinions about MFK cashmere oud mood

    I personally love it and it's my favorite of the MFK Ouds, barring the recent extraits which I haven't tried. It gives me an ELDO Rien (Intense) vibe for what it's worth.
  35. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Either way, I'm looking forward to it. I only have a pre-2011 silver stem though, so I guess I better get a black stem. And Eau too.
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - 2012

    I have it, I like it. I don't particularly have a lot of money. Not sure about how much sense though, but am sure that you make a lot of threads and these kinds of judgments.
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    Re: Amouage - Journey Man, review

    We have a review section. I agree with Alex. I like (and own) Journey Man. Sticky tobacco (pudding).
  38. Re: Chanel Paris Deauville and the rest of their Paris series?

    Garbage.
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    Re: the performance in dior sauvage edt 200ml

    Relax. Your friend is an idiot.
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    Re: Couple of new Mugler Cologne flankers

    That's in General. This is Male.

    As for the fragrances, they don't excite me (though I'd still try them) and the accompanying blurbs are cringe-worthy.
  41. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    It is true, even though we have one or two here, especially one, who parrot the same concentration hierarchy ad nauseum, which, in turn, is lapped up sagely by fellow in-the-know parfumista sophists.
  42. Re: Today was the first time I tried Creed aventus

    That was painful.

    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/293-Creed-Aventus-Subforum
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    Re: Does anyone like Figment Man

    I'm nobody, but, yes, I like it.
  44. Re: My final post about Azzaro PH, and it's a request, maybe even a challenge.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/470524-Ok-laying-my-cards-on-the-table-re-Azzaro-PH-EDT
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    Re: What's the best Parfums de Marly?

    There are nothing but ways to get samples in Germany:
    https://essenza-nobile.de/fragrances/marly/herod.html

    https://www.ausliebezumduft.de/parfums-de-marly-herod.html

    And the answer to your...
  46. Re: Caron not in compliance, will be destroying stock soon

    Makes a certain amount of sense I guess seeing as they/Caron were sold only late last year (to the Rothschilds).
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    Re: Beta Male Scents

    Ha, quite the OP.

    I'm more omega man, so I'm not fussed.
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    Re: Do smokers perceive scents differently?

    Don't even know why I'm bothering with this perma-troll, but most nothing is what it seems:

    https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-blog/2017/april/effects-of-smoking-and-alcohol-on-smell-and-taste...
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    Re: Challenging fragrances

    I've lost a fragrance staring-match with one or two from Beaufort. I admire the hell out of them, but a couple are a tough, tough wear.
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    Re: Do smokers perceive scents differently?

    https://media1.tenor.com/images/129823b09df234d7a277df682504d5b5/tenor.gif?itemid=7694184
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    Re: Zino Davidoff Clone

    https://perfumery.co.in/search?type=product&q=zino
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    Re: Brand new fragrances being reformulated?

    Ha. If you believe that, I have a bridge in Sydney I'd like to sell you.
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    Re: Epitome of the Last Decade of Fragrance

    Vintage. Reformulation. Discontinuance. Vintage.

    Oar over one shoulder, these are the muddied, profane snatches of chemical homecomings and rising sea-levels.
  54. Re: A question for those who have worn and wear Mousse Illuminee

    One reason why this place is a (dangerous) trap for the unwary. It's a shame in so many ways.

    I must order the sample set at some stage.
  55. Re: Anyone here going to CANCEL Dior for their sauvage ad?

    Haha, well played.

    The ad was fine, the 'outrage' predictable. I'll be happy enough when humanity finally slides into the ocean.
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    Re: Best fragrance for keto diet

    And a bargain at that. They could easily charge double.
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    Re: Fragrance related vanity license plate

    Knize10
  58. Re: EDT vs EDT Natural Spray - is there a difference?

    Pump spray as opposed to aerosol. Designation optional. Almost redundant.
  59. Re: Why in the bloody hell is YSL- Y getting praise ?

    :lolk:
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    Re: Question for owners of current Antaeus

    Personally, I'm happy with the current Antaeus. It means I can now move on from Chanel's insipid men's line with no lingering regrets.
  61. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    I apologise, I'm either not smart enough (or stupid enough) to know what dance it is we're doing here.
  62. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    This trite phrase (and its alarmingly, and dangerously, misguided connotations) is a pet peeve of mine. Books such as this can help to explain why.

    As for Jeremy -and here it looks like I missed...
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    Re: Nuclear Power House Projecting Fragrances ?

    This is indeed very strong.
  64. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    And what's any of that got to do with the fact that he was doing one-armed push-ups?
  65. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    Haha. Yes.
  66. Re: Wow, What Have They Done To Knize Ten.... It's Now PC Safe!

    I have various iterations going back to the 60s. It's changed over time, no doubt. I still love it though, even in its current guise and the original more than the Golden.

    'PC Safe' is a pretty...
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    Re: Is Creed the only company that matters now ?

    I think that for some/(many), the pokemon-style card-trading game that is their batch variation lottery is a big draw. I, however, agree with you and find the endless variations a turn off and the...
  68. Re: recommend me a fragrance without this list of notes

    Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum and about 25,000 other fragrances.
  69. Re: In my opinion if you like a fragrance you should wear it .

    No kidding.
  70. Re: Aqua di Parma Sandalo thoughts ???? Redundant with ADP oud ?

    I think Sandalo is very good and not redundant with the Oud.
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    Re: Date Night Tests - Round 2

    You know this just make you an ass, right? Not literally of course.

    I guess this is why I love (and hate) coming here.

    As for the results, I quite like the description of Sel Marin and can see...
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    Re: If I love Habit Rouge...

    Nothing in the carousel mall? What about the Sephora? Or the Macy's?
  73. Re: Has a fragrance ever given you a temporary restraining order?

    Some of the people I work with, I'd purposefully douse myself in gas-levels of fragrance just to get such a restraining order.
  74. Re: Tom Ford Fucking Fabolous.. whats do you guys think?

    You're right. Some people judge fragrances by an entire country - lids remain unbatted. This 'community' is as flawed as any other, and more than some. I'll happily include myself.
  75. Re: Tom Ford Fucking Fabolous.. whats do you guys think?

    I quite liked it even though it's not my usual type of fragrance.
  76. Re: Advent calendar? How about an aventus calendar

    Yeah, right, As if Creed has any idea which batch is which let alone how they would re-create it.
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    Re: Enough Eau Sauvage for a lifetime??

    With a picture of Depp's Sauvage no less. Their credibility just nose-dived!
  78. Re: Be wary of the hype about this Polo green clone (Classic Match)

    Why? It's your fault. Suck it up and own it.
  79. Thread: L'occitan

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    Re: L'occitan

    I do not, either this re-release or the original. The notes look very good though. Thanks.
  80. Thread: L'occitan

    by AnthonyG
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    Re: L'occitan

    It's L'Occitane, L'Occitan is one of their fragrances (which you mentioned).

    L'Occitan is a very nice peppery lavender. Reasonably long lasting, albeit discrete.

    Eau des Baux is a good...
  81. Re: If I love CdG Avignon very much, then which one should I try next?

    For this case, yes, the latter.
  82. Re: Very odd trip to the Fashion Show Mall today....

    So be it. I've never been flight.
  83. Re: Very odd trip to the Fashion Show Mall today....

    Pretty crap to be honest.

    They both sound like assholes, so you can console yourself with that I guess.

    I admire your restrained response at the initial incident.
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    Re: Frustration...no fragrances last on me

    Olfactory fatigue. Or it's simply not a true reflection. Spray on clothes as a control.

    Notions like 'my skin eats fragrances' tend to be the ports of tyros and narcissists.
  85. Re: Parfums De Marly - I've Done A Complete U-Turn On This House

    That was my restrained take.Non sequitur. Straw-man. Syllogistic. And, (not) mutually exclusive.
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    Re: What's Burberry London like?

    No.
  87. Re: Parfums De Marly - I've Done A Complete U-Turn On This House

    This house (and its offerings) is a genuine example of drawing a qualitative (not to mention financial) line in the sand and refusing to cross it.

    It, along with the cookie-cutter likes of Montale...
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    Re: What's Burberry London like?

    Nice, but incredibly weak and poor performing these days. Just enough time to open the xmas presents.

    I feel it's living on past glory to some extent.
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    Poll: Re: Patchouli Fragrances.

    Patchouli Patch out of those two.

    Behind barbershops and leather, patchouli is becoming a favourite.

    Two I really like are Patchouli Absolu (Tom Ford) and Noir Patchouli (Histoires de Parfum). ...
  90. Re: They should have caught on...but didnít (+ my thoughts on Burning Barbershop)

    And too many people talk out of their arse, especially on here.

    Royal Oud is OK, not great. In fact, it actually gets annoying after a while.

    Castile I'll give you, but even then I get why...
  91. Re: She doesn't like Tuscan leather, but I love it!

    Don't worry you can always find another one.

    And, as a bonus, you'll have the Tuscan Leather to help you out.
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    Re: Suggestions on a "Southwestern" (US) Scent?

    Yeah, I mean, it has a cowboy and everything.
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    Poll: Re: MFK: Apom vs Amyris vs Lumiere Noir

    APOM is the 'loudest' of the three, while Amyris and Lumiere are about the same. All have good lasting power.
  94. Re: Rate your top gourmand fragrances for winter 2018?

    I think the criteria for some is, if you can eat/drink a listed 'note', it's 'gourmand'. And I'm not even partial to the genre. Might as well throw out Eau Sauvage.
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    Re: Knize ten variations... Help please

    I have the deodorant spray and while it's not as strong as the EDT it's as strong as other EDTs I won. It's definitely the same scent. I also have a small vintage splash and it's the same scent,...
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    Poll: Re: MFK: Apom vs Amyris vs Lumiere Noir

    Bearing in mind I have and like them all, if I had to do it over and go for one it would Amyris.
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    Re: Creed Viking thoughts?

    Unfortunately, I feel the same. I was quite taken by the smell of the padded envelope my mini decant came in (leaked a bit), but as for the actual performance on skin, it was lacking something. It...
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    New Zealand - Parallel Imported 20%

    For any NZ based buyers https://www.parallelimported.co.nz is having a 20% sale on fragrances, which is good since most every sale in this country explicitly excludes fragrances.

    Use...
  99. Re: Allergic to certain colognes, help me figure out what notes!

    Did you give the area break after the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd time? How quickly were these episodes in succession?

    Like you, I've sprayed in one particular spot for many years - the chest. I once got a...
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    Re: Your favourite womens scents?

    Alizarin
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