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  1. Re: Non-IFRA-Compliance & Bogart (Signature) Pour Homme (1975).

    Haha....even having a picture like that is rare!
  2. Re: Creed Releases Three Latest Acqua Originale - Zeste Mandarine, Green Neroli, and Citrus Bigarade

    Interesting that the spelling of the former "Bigarrade" now only has one "r" in the new version of Citrus Bigarade.

    The notes listed with the current don't appear to be very close to the...
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    Re: Your 2019 favorites!

    Nothing overly impressed me much this year, but that was likely because I severely cut back on sampling (and buying) in 2019.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Ettore Bugatti (vintage)
  5. Re: Non-IFRA-Compliance & Bogart (Signature) Pour Homme (1975).

    Thanks, Peter! You were correct....I was very much mistaken, as I have never in my life seen this version of Bogart PH.
  6. Re: Non-IFRA-Compliance & Bogart (Signature) Pour Homme (1975).

    Just to make sure we are talking about the same bottle, can you post a link or picture to the bottle you consider Bogart "Signature", from 1975? And is it actually called Bogart Pour Homme, or just...
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    Re: Anyone buy from this eBay seller?

    I have purchased many from him and he is my favorite fragrance seller on eBay.

    Great fragrances and great prices. As a matter of fact, I think that's who I bought my Bond HTTP from.

    Also, I...
  8. Re: Non-IFRA-Compliance & Bogart (Signature) Pour Homme (1975).

    Considering how cheap and available the vintage is, that's what I'd go with.
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    eBay Black Friday discounts?

    I figured eBay would do one of their site wide discounts for Black Friday, but I havenít seen anything. Has anyone else?

    They always have discounts around the Christmas season, so they ought to be...
  10. Re: 5 best smelling scents I own - Nov 17 2019 edition

    The only 2 from your list that I've smelled (and have) are Patou Pour Homme and Gianfranco Ferre for Man.

    Haven't smelled the other 3, but I found it interesting that as many fragrances as you...
  11. Re: 5 best smelling scents I own - Nov 17 2019 edition

    Interesting list. I need to pursue 3 on this list. Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Latest Memo Release - Vaadhoo!

    Interesting combination of notes there. I’d like to sample.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Dior Homme
  14. Re: Anyone know what happened to Crystal Flacon?

    Actually, I didn't. I was responding to someone that posted the same day, whose post has since been removed.
  15. Re: looking for the best masculine chocolate fragrance

    Guerlain's LIDGE is the obvious choice.

    Tom Ford's Noir de Noir also dries down to a nice chocolatey smell, but it's more of a white chocolate to my nose.
  16. Re: Anyone know what happened to Crystal Flacon?

    Functioning fine right now.
  17. Re: New to Basenotes but collecting for a while....

    Hi Chad, and welcome.

    A word of warning.....this place will make you spend mucho dinero! But it's fun! :beer:
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    Re: 1970s Greatest Hits

    I came to mention Gucci Pour Homme 1976, but it's already been mentioned now. It's still my favorite of all the different versions of GPH.....by far!

    Other favorites of mine are Polo, Givenchy...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I wore good ol' Pure Havane today for the first time in a long time.

    Really enjoy it.....especially in a little bit cooler weather. Excellent longevity on me, too.
  20. Re: Nishane istanbul -- anyone have experience or recommendations?

    Hacivat shares the pineapple note with Aventus. That's about it, to me.

    It's much classier and longer lasting than Aventus for me.
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood

    Here 'tis.....:laugh:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/449350-Reductions-RARE-Old-Stock-Creed-Collection-Rising-Phoenix-Malle-Le-Labo-Guerlain-and-MORE

    Lots of others, too. Besides Bois de...
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    Re: Classic vintage colognes

    I like the first 3 in your list, but Pour Monsieur and Equipage are my favorites.

    And I would be remiss if I didn't encourage you to also smell the vintage Hermes Rocabar. A wonderful and little...
  23. Re: What's a no brainer, reach for cold weather scent

    I used a great one yesterday.

    Franck Boclet's Tobacco. Great projection and longevity.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Franck Boclet Tobacco

    Thought it would be great in the frigid weather, and I was right. :laugh:
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Franck Boclet's Tobacco
  26. Re: What kind of man can pull off Dior Homme Intense?

    If you're concerned about it, opt for just the regular Dior Homme. It's a little more versatile anyway and not as dressy/formal as DHI.

    Check out Prada L'Homme also.
  27. Re: If I like Mugler Cologne and Creed's Original Vetiver, what else will I like?

    LOL....well, nice knowing I was at least on the right track.

    When I first tried Original Vetiver and Royal Mayfair, something about them smelled similar to me. I was told that might have been due...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
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    Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    This is where he talked about his health issues.....

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWgymb5S22k

    This is just an awesome video where he was completely honest and open about everything that was...
  30. Re: If I like Mugler Cologne and Creed's Original Vetiver, what else will I like?

    Have you smelled Creed's Royal Mayfair?
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    Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Yes, Dan was always pleasant, fun and entertaining in his reviews. Just hearing his name conjures up his high-pitched laugh and the way he frequently said, "for shore".

    He brought joy to others...
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    Re: Thread not working in Female forum

    Doesn't open for me, either.

    Possibly another problem that can be attributed to the hacker of Basenotes?
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    Re: Sometimes the 2nd try is magical

    It does happen occasionally with me, and it's usually when I (impatiently) apply too many samples at once or on the same day. I wind up not paying close enough attention.

    The main one I remember...
  34. Re: Posts randomly display narrow - annoying to readers

    Try this, Earlyn.

    Click on "Settings" up at the top right.

    Then, scroll down and click on "General Settings" on the left.

    Then, scroll down to "Forum Skin" and click on the pulldown menu....
  35. Re: Just wondering why the Basenotes clock is 6 minutes fast

    It's 9 minutes fast now.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Vintage Tabarome
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    Re: Recommend me a Fruity/leather cologne?

    Track down Baladin by Nicolai. It's discontinued, but fits your description.
  38. Poll: Re: Which is currently the best Hermes leather perfume?

    Equipage for me.
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    Re: Aventus cologne sucks

    Exactly....maybe a little fresher smelling. The similarity was so apparent that I had no desire to buy it because I already have Aventus.
  40. Re: Best "value for money" scents, which niche collectors wouldn't turn their noses up at

    $50/60? You won't even spend that on the two below, and the fact that they don't cost much make them even more enjoyable and treasured.

    Gianfranco Ferre for Men - Of course the vintage version is...
  41. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    It has the pineapple note for sure, but otherwise, I much prefer it to the unsubtleness of Aventus. It's more tame and pleasant, and its longevity is insane for me. I will roll over and smell this on...
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    Re: The older Dunhill fragrances

    No, two different scents. I have both. As I understand it, Classic Blend Cologne is closely related to Dunhill for Men 1934. Think of it as a step down in the power index of Blend 30. It's a spicy...
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    Re: favorite Prada l'homme?

    Just plain Prada L'Homme is the best, to me.
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    Re: Why the hate for PDM?

    I certainly have nothing against them. I sampled several of them after they came on the scene and simply didn't smell any that I found appealing....and certainly nothing I would want to buy.
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    Re: Guerlain Derby

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    Well, I know what I'd LIKE to do. I'd like to sell my entire wardrobe for $20,000.

    Of course, things frequently don't turn out as you hoped they would. :rolleyesold:
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    +1....THIS almost all the time, for me, too. The only time I might make an exception is when the thing I'm thinking about is pretty cheap. OR....if it's a classic and very hard to find fragrance...
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    Re: Canít see post

    Wow....the problems have truly permeated Basenotes. :sad:
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    Re: Canít see post

    Are you talking about your post #61 here? You can't see it? I can see it.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/262626-Favorite-Dry-Downs/page2?p=4742052&viewfull=1#post4742052
  50. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    Does the current formulation "have the magic"? I would say no.

    However, vintage bottles can still be found for a decent price, so that's a good thing.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Montale Orange Aoud. Every time I wear this one, I'm surprised by how much I like it, as it's really not my style.
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    Re: What Creed to buy next- serious topic

    How surprising. My PWC is one of the earliest versions, but weak it surely isn't. It literally lasts the entire day on me, and if I spray it on clothing, it lasts days.

    I suppose it's possible...
  53. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    That should be perfect, as it would allow adequate time to evaluate each stage, from opening through the dry down.
  54. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Wow, that's a lot of samples. How many do you usually sample per day?

    I once ordered 23 samples and wound up sampling too many per day.

    Not only did the smells interfere with each other, I...
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    Re: The Opening of Vintage Polo

    Polo does that smell better than any other. I can't think of anything else that does it justice.

    Chevignon has the general smell of Polo, and it's quite cheap.

    But it's nowhere near the...
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    Re: Would you.....

    100% no....do not blind buy.

    I'm glad I sampled because I did not care for it at all.
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    Re: Guerlain Derby

    Derby was one that I specifically remember ordering samples of both the current and vintage versions. I had every intention of buying a bottle, I just didn't know which one I preferred.

    When I...
  58. Re: Dunhill Cologne / Dunhil for Men (1934)

    And then I have big 6.7 oz bottle called "Dunhill Classic Blend Cologne".

    Doesn't say "For Men" anywhere. I have always assumed these are all the same fragrance, just from a different time....but...
  59. Re: I just picked up a vintage bottle of Guerlain Heritage (gold cap) and am wondering...

    I think your take on the vintage is very good, and I love it....both the EdT and EdP.

    I haven't smelled the newest Heritage. I hear it's not bad, but most prefer the vintage because of its...
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    Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    Spicebomb has a noticeable bubblegum opening and dries down to a nice, sweet, spicy, tobacco fragrance.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi from a 2011 batch.

    I generally prefer JdA on my wife, but this is nice on a rainy night! :smiley:
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    All are wonderful, IMO, but Spice and Wood has particularly captured the heart of many here.
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    Re: What Creed to buy next- serious topic

    Spice & Wood and Royal Oud not similar at all, to me.

    The ingredients should bear that out.
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    Do you not care for Spice and Wood, Pure White Cologne or Jardin d'Amalfi, pelle?
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    There are so many I like, but when we talk of leather, I first think of Guerlain Derby.
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    Re: What Creed to buy next- serious topic

    Consider something like Selection Verte for a nice summer scent. One of the best citrus and mint scents around.

    The only other two that come to mind are Spice and Wood and Pure White Cologne.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I agree with you.

    I wore Kilian Straight to Heaven Extreme today. I love it, and I do notice slightly better performance from it (on skin) than my regular STH. I wouldn't call it an "extreme"...
  68. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Yes, although with a name like "Viking," it's probably not going to be what you think. It's pleasant, but rather mild, and not what the name implies.

    Perfect for office wear and not offensive in...
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    Re: Do people still care about Bond No.9?

    I think, to answer your question, the answer is yes. Otherwise they would be out of business.

    Relative to the number of fragrances they have, I only own a very small percentage (3). But I really...
  70. Re: You have 20 shots at this, don't **** it up!

    Well, I was just going to add one, but then I remembered some more.....

    Franck Boclet Tobacco
    Nishane Hacivat
    Prada L'Homme
    Atelier Cologne Bergamote Soleil & Pomelo Paradis
    Creed Viking...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    L'Artisan Coeur de Vetiver Sacre

    This is so, so good. I hadn't worn it in a long time and I knew I liked it, but it is so excellent and a little known fragrance.

    One of the best fruit, vetiver,...
  72. Re: What are the sexiest fragrances from Maison Francis Kurkdjian?

    Lol....stripper perfume, huh? Yeah, I guess I can see that.

    I'm only familiar with MFK's male/unisex fragrances, but they make some of the best (and long lasting) citrus scents I've smelled.
    ...
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    Re: Hello everyone!

    Welcome, lilioka! With your background, sounds like Basenotes will be a great place for you.

    Don't be surprised if you wind up spending more than you ever dreamed, though! :laugh:
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Kilian Straight to Heaven. I gave myself a real dousing of it today. :laugh:
  75. Re: Fragrances you feel wear just perfectly, longevity, sillage, projection...

    I wore one yesterday, as a matter of fact....one that I just happened to pull out and hadn't worn in quite some time.

    It was A Lab On Fire's Liquidnight. A very nice and little known fragrance...
  76. Poll: Re: Just bought Polo green vintage...but in a splash bottle.

    It's probably genuine, but....my concern would be....

    Was it new or used? I don't buy used splashed bottles, simply because of contamination issues.

    The thought of using juice that someone has...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    A Lab On Fire: Liquidnight
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Nishane Hacivat.

    I personally enjoy it much more than Aventus.
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    Re: Just received my Aventus but...

    Not to worry. Give it time. Aventus is well known for "blossoming" in the bottle.
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    Nishane's Hacivat is available again

    If you've been looking for the hard to find Nishane Hacivat, I received notification that Luckyscent has it available. And it's now available in 100 ml size, in addition to the original 50 ml size. ...
  81. Lili Bermuda store now open in the USA

    Now OPEN in the USA 🇺🇸

    Weíre excited to share that weíve opened a store in Palm Beach, Florida! If youíre in the area, come by for a visit and get a refill on your favorite Bermuda fragrance....
  82. Thread: eBay 15%

    by RedRaider430
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    Re: eBay 15%

    Thanks for this. This is one of the simplest discounts you'll see.

    FYI....Ends 9/28 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time. Minimum purchase $25, max $100 off.
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    Re: Real or fake Viking?

    No, Viking never came in 120 ml/4 oz bottles. The color is off. It's not THAT red, and the lettering looks like ghoulish Halloween writing that's dripping blood.
  84. Re: "Your Vintage SOTD" thread really locked?

    Ahh...sounds good. Thanks, hednic! :smiley:
  85. "Your Vintage SOTD" thread really locked?

    I see the thread above was locked today, but for no apparent reason.

    Was it really locked or is it related to some kind of hacking?

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/420419-Your-vintage-SOTD
  86. Re: Grand soir remind you of musc ravaguer?

    No, not for me.
  87. Re: By Kilian Apple Brandy Vs Single Malt

    I bought both, but if I had it to do over again, I would only buy one. To me, they are SO similar in smell and performance that I personally can't justify having both.

    So my advice is just to go...
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    Re: Royall Rugby

    The Royall Muske has always been my favorite barbershop fragrance. It brings back memories of sitting in the barber's chair as a small boy, getting my hair cut with clippers and a straight razor. It...
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    Re: Heritage pour homme or Habit Rogue?

    I feel the same way.
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    Re: Why has my post count gone down - again?

    My goodness.....Bavard's only showing 10 posts.
  91. Re: Premiere Avenue Ongoing Negative Experience

    Sounds awfully frustrating. Sorry you're having trouble. I hope hednic's address is helpful to you.

    Since the item is so hard to find, it would be interesting to know if they do, in fact, have it...
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    Re: Got 7 fragrances on the way...

    Creed Virgin Island Water, Spice & Wood, and Prada L'Homme are my favorites from that group, but I haven't smelled the last 3.

    I do love Straight to Heaven, so I'd probably like Ursa.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I personally do....very much so. Of course, not everyone will agree.
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    Re: Looking back....

    Oh yes, significantly better prices than in the States....especially Creed.

    Do a search here for best places to buy internationally, in France, in Paris, etc. There are many threads on the...
  95. Poll: Re: How many bottles have you bought in the last few months?

    I'm proud to say only 1.

    I've been trying to curb my buying, and only recently started having some success. :smiley:
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    Re: Looking back....

    Yes, or one of the many online places in Europe (especially Paris/France).

    You can save yourself SO much money paying in euro's right now, and that goes for many other houses, not just Creed.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Not too many people have this. They don't know what they're missing. I always enjoy it much more than Aventus...

    https://www.bondno9.com/httpwwwbondno9com.html
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    Re: Looking back....

    Yes, they do make one called Spice and Wood, and it is very excellent.

    Realize that you don't have to pay retail prices to obtain most Creed fragrances. If you do, you'll be paying too much,...
  99. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    Floris Jermyn Street
  100. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    Have you ever tried this one?

    https://barbersupplies.com/products/captain-fawcetts-original-eau-de-parfum-50ml-1-7oz

    Shipping is $26.88 for UPS ground? Wow....
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