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    Re: Bond no9 Bleecker st discontinued?!!

    You are correct, sir.
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    Re: Bond no9 Bleecker st discontinued?!!

    I've probably owned and sold/swapped this off 3 to 4 times in all. It was good, but obviously not great in my opinion. Smells nice on my oldest son. If it's gone, it's gone.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th April, 2017

    Great choice. That's nice juice.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th April, 2017

    Tom Ford Italian Cypress
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    To me, it's nice but it sure isn't strong.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th April, 2017

    Any comparatives to give me an idea of what this is similar to?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th April, 2017

    Same for me. First time in many years.
  8. Thread: Hanae Mori HM

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    Re: Hanae Mori HM

    I bought the edp and it's really nice.
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    Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    My wife is really cool with all my purchases, but that is a double-edged sword...great for harmony and peace, but it can get out of hand. And it has been lately...not really hurting our finances, but...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th April, 2017

    Dolce & Gabbana La Amoureaux #6
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    Then I bet it's more of a Fallish/winterish type of scent. Creed has plenty of freshies anyway. They could use a gourmand.
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    Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    I agree with that. The only hope I would have in curbing my spending would be to take a Basenotes sabbatical.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Tell me about it. Story of my life. I need discipline in this area. Best thing to do is avoid these stores unless you're looking for something special.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Ours are loaded. Pretty good selection, too.
  15. Re: fragrances that improve your mood / make you happier

    Creed Original Vetiver is doing the trick today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd April, 2017

    Creed Original Vetiver. This is really special stuff.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I've never seen Bentley products in these discount stores. Great find.
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    Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    I admire your discipline.
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    Re: Fragrances that are unmistakably masculine.

    Aramis Tuscany Per Uomo. Wearing it today.
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    Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    Rock on, my brother!
  21. Re: Fragrance hobbiests / enthusiasts and their significant others

    Very important. I once whined about her nails upkeep. Not smart. ;)
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    Re: I hate ISO E Super

    Yep. InsurrectionII Pure, anyone?
  23. Re: Fragrance hobbiests / enthusiasts and their significant others

    My wife is a total enabler. Never discourages my hobby, and has her own collection. We love our scents.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2017

    A cute little 1 oz number, old buddy.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2017

    Nordstrom Rack had some good ones today. HM EDP for $19.99, and .5 oz spray travel sets of the Bvlgari Aqva scents and Bvlgari Man Scents for $8.99 for 3-piece sets.
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    Re: No-one has love for Curve?

    It's crazy strong on my son.
  27. Re: Are they just smells to you? Or is there more to a fragrance than that?

    For me they are memory anchors. I almost always associate scents with specific memories. They obviously link into my brain in a strong manner. I'll also say that upon first sniff, I almost always tag...
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    Re: What is the Next Fragrance You Want to Purchase?

    Parfums de Marly Habdan is calling my name...loudly.
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    Re: Your top 3 bargain bin niche clone.

    I like your philosophy. To me, just today, I've come to a similar conclusion: buy what you are really struck buy, regardless of season or intended use. Parfums de Marly Habdan has me entranced, and...
  30. Re: Heavy/animalic scents you have worn in very hot/humid weather.

    Vintage Kouros is fantastic in heat. Just go easy.
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    Re: Performance (to much of a good thing?)

    I agree on all counts.
  32. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I had your wife pegged for a blonde for some reason. Let's see....for the newly bearded...how about YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme? Nice, manly juice.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2017

    I have Bond No. 9 Cooper Square and Bond No. 9 I Love NY for Him on the way. I have not bought any Bonds in a very long time. These two are very typical masculines.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st March, 2017

    Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Cologne. It's pretty much everything I wanted it to be. :)
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    Re: Your Most Worn March 2017

    I did not wear any single scent more than once in March.
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    Re: Your top 3 bargain bin niche clone.

    Insurrection Pure II is Aventus lite. Good call.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    She sounds like my woman! ;)
  38. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Cologne. My wife and I like it...it is like a summer version of the original, and stronger than I anticipated.
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    Re: Returning fragrances to a retailor--thoughts?

    Logical.
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    Re: Returning fragrances to a retailor--thoughts?

    I am very conflicted about this issue. When all parties know from the get-go what policies do and don't allow, I have a hard time feeling it's so bad. On the other hand, the "serial returner" that...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th March, 2017

    Bleu de Chanel EDT
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- smells wonderful!

    I'm with ya, buddy. You're not alone. But, more for then other guys.
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    Re: Finally tried Bleu de Chanel

    I wore one spray of the EDT to church tonight. Not a strong performer.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th March, 2017

    Vince Camuto Solare. Really nice warm weather pick. Tone down the irritating aspects of Polo Red, and then add a detergent accord.
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    Re: Finally tried Bleu de Chanel

    Wait to you smell it on your pillow. This one lingers in a wonderful way. Was that creepy enough?
  46. Re: Anyone else familiar with an 80s Mary Kay scent called Tamerisk?

    Probably sells for $400 on eBay...:)
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme has wowed me today. I wear it maybe 4 times a year. This is the first edition tin can. Sweeter than I remember, but stellar nonetheless. Three sprays has given me all day...
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    Re: Finally tried Bleu de Chanel

    You lucky...:)
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- smells wonderful!

    Good for you! In that case, wait it out. It's not like you need another scent right away!
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    Re: Finally tried Bleu de Chanel

    Love the smell, but in all forms the longevity/projection are tepid at best.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- smells wonderful!

    If you are a true collector, you need to have it.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- smells wonderful!

    You guys must have much more sophisticated noses than I. But...enjoy! I can't join the party on this one, but I won't slam it, either. It is the most unique designer to come out in a long while,...
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    Re: BNers with similar "nose" like yours

    I'm envious. My desire to acquire more, even though I sell/swap on an almost weekly basis, seems to be insatiable. I just keep my revolving door spinning. Take some in, put some out. Makes me happy....
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th March, 2017

    YSL Rive Gauche PH (vintage)
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    Re: Today I bought March 2017

    I have Richard James Savile Row, Vince Camuto Solare and Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Cologne on the way.
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    Re: Want to try Floris

    Luckyscent is your USA source.
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    Re: BNers with similar "nose" like yours

    You and I usually concur on most scents. JWS was a great contributor that I dearly miss. The sad truth is that my opinions on scents are so basic that I can't see anyone getting much out of them. And...
  58. Re: Bought 3 Creed's - Batch is 2016 - subtle differences, authentic or fake?

    They look authentic. Enjoy!
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    Re: Want to try Floris

    Santal is very nice. 1962 is as well, but a tad light.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th March, 2017

    Parfums de Marley Habdan
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    Re: You know you're a basenoter when...

    100% identify. The whole process is like crack.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 26th March, 2017

    Dunhill Icon. Perfect church scent.
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    Re: Polo Crest vs Polo (Green)

    I got my new bottle of Crest today. Not having owned this in almost 20 years, I had forgotten how much it's like the original. It's almost like "Polo Lite". This is a very nice scent. Glad I bought...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th March, 2017

    Spicebomb Fresh.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2017

    That's a great scent. Weird I've never owned it.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2017

    Bought Aramis Tuscany for $12.99 at Beals Outlet store in town today. My Polo Crest also arrived in the mail. Time machine in full effect.
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    Re: Current Aramis Tuscany = weak??

    Funny coincidence. I was at a local store called Beals Outlet today and found Tuscany in the 3.4 oz for $12.99. I once wore this a ton, so I bought it.
  68. Re: Some noteworthy changes coming for Creed Fragrances.

    I will never use all the Creed juice I have and I'm in no danger of running out of any of them.

    Bring on Viking.
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    Re: What are your next purchases going to be?

    I want some summer sweeties with orange overtones. My candidates:

    Roma Uomo
    Baldessarini
    Lacoste Elegance
    Boss Bottled Tonic (if I could find it stateside)
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I just take any Creed into a dark closet, put a flashlight against it, and you'll see the level.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    My wife loves it, too. Been wearing GIT since around 1997.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    If I can only have one, GIT is it. ;)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 24th March, 2017

    Terre d'Hermes EDT from a wonderful 2010 bottle. I kid you not, it is about twice the strength of current. I got a 70% full used bottle from a nice guy on eBay for about $25. I wore 4 sprays and it's...
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    Re: Rykiel Homme EdP

    I got the EDP in the mail. It was obviously spoiled, smelled awful, and I'm returning both to the eBay seller for a refund. Probably very old, poorly stored juice. My wife and I both recoiled. It was...
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    Re: Your favorite...

    Annick Goutal Duel is pretty good.
  76. Re: Some noteworthy changes coming for Creed Fragrances.

    I tend to agree. It's just cologne, not gas or bread. There are lots of brands that are less expensive. Just don't buy Creed if you hate it. We can always vote with our wallets. That VIW I wore...
  77. Re: Super cheap scents that smell absolutely horrible - your list.

    Vera Wang makes me ill. Oscar for Men is bad, I agree.
  78. Re: Some noteworthy changes coming for Creed Fragrances.

    The last 1 oz I bought was Aventus when it first came out, ordered straight from Creed.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017

    Is that the current formula? What do you think about it?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I made the same mistake in High School, but received a stern rebuke "I didn't ask you the name of it, Chuck". Ouch.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I picked it up from Dennis Miller and then researched it to make sure I was using it correctly. DM gets the credit.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    You got divorced for a reason...:) Just kidding! But for a basenoter...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017

    Creed Virgin Island Water
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    Re: Creed Millesime 1849 or Spice & wood.

    I like the OS you're wearing today. But to be honest, the other 3 were misses for me and I sold them all.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Not from a female, but my 16 year old son liked my Insurrection Pure II when I got home after a long day. It is like a softer version of Aventus.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017

    Creed Himalaya
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    Re: Creed Millesime 1849 or Spice & wood.

    You summed my opinion up perfectly.
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    Re: Macy's return policy for fragrances?

    They've been excellent in my experience. The box with the sticker is key. And/or the receipt. If you're a faithful customer, I would not feel guilty about it, just don't abuse your privilege.
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    Re: Whats your opinion on Montblanc Legend?

    It's a solid fresh fragrance. But I seldom reached for it. It's gone.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017

    Insurrection II Pure
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    Re: Fahrenheit 32 - Discontinued ?

    I totally agree. Buh bye.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- smells wonderful!

    It absolutely (no pun intended) smells like band aids. My wife picked up on it right away. It's unique, but I won't buy it. I'd never wear it. But for the collector it would be a great addition.
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    Re: Mr. Burberry Longevity

    I wore 3 sprays of this today and it's surprising me. Almost too strong. Weird little monkey.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th March, 2017

    Mr. Burberry. It's stronger than I thought.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th March, 2017

    SOTE Boss Bottled from an old mini. It's ok.
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    Re: what are these in my bottle?!

    It's been noted so many times that it has to be common place. I wouldn't sweat it.
  97. Re: Oh Yikes...sucker for over the top marketing/pricing

    Yep. Out of my league by miles.
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    Re: What happened to LIDGE?

    I think they're both nice to smell in passing, but not so much to wear all day long. I feel the same about Egoiste.
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    Re: What Smells the same at Oud & Bergamot

    Personally, I think it does pretty well with about 4 sprays. But it is not a strong scent, for sure.
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    Re: What Smells the same at Oud & Bergamot

    Oud and Bergamot is a very nice year around scent. My family bought it for me Christmas of 2015. My favorite Oud scent.
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