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  1. L'homme Ideal - the best masculine scent of last five years

    I stopped listening to the dinosaurs when it comes to anything involving modern perfumery. Better yet those that come in with a negative biased opinion about modern perfumery and then proceed to...
  2. Re: Carven's Mythical Unicorn - Le Vetiver EDP 2009

    So in other words...you wouldn't marry it.



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  3. Re: Why does the current version of Davidoff Zino smell like an emergency room?

    If anything an emergency room smells like iron (blood), shit (shit), and quite possible alcohol if it's on a weekend (yep...drunks that forget they drove their car through their neighbors front...
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    Re: Do you consider Bond No 9 and Creed niche?

    Yeah they're niche. Anything this expensive very few people will pay the price for.


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  5. Re: What season do you prefer wearing Fahrenheit in, summer or winter?

    Neither. Fall is the perfect season for Fahrenheit.


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    Re: Dior homme parfum overrated

    I don't know about over rated because the reception for it has been lukewarm at best. I think it's extremely overpriced considering it's an EdP like DHI, but it's only in a 2.5 oz bottle and costs...
  7. Re: Original Penguin Nightcap: A pleasant surprise worth sniffing, I say

    I think you answered your own question as to why the brand doesn't deserve any attention. Outside of the original which is marginally decent at best, the rest in this line is just plain awful. It's...
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    Re: Bleu de chanel edp or edt

    I like the EdT better and think it actually outperforms the EdP in both of these categories.
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    Re: Scents like Lanvin Avant Garde..?

    I don't find them similar either because La Nuit is basically a heavy cardamom and Lavender fragrance. Outside of Caraway all the other notes are overwhelmed by those two.

    La Nuit: Cardamom,...
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    Re: Scents like Lanvin Avant Garde..?

    Try La Nuit if you want a stripped down version of Avant Garde. Spice bomb or Pure Havane are probably two you'd like if you enjoy Avant Garde. By Killian's Back in Black would be the expensive...
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    Re: Your Favorite "L'Eau"

    Eau Sauvage
  12. Re: I'm looking for a VERY good aquatic / summer scent (HELP)

    Kenzo Pour Homme. Unique and complex.


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    Re: Is versace oud noir worth it?

    I'd buy a bottle of Halston Amber Man instead.


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    Re: Guilty Pleasure

    Bobbi Brown Beach.


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  15. Re: Has anyone ever bought or noticed a fake TF Private blend bottle in ebay?

    There was another thread created pretty recently that has detailed pictures and information on a fake TF.


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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    It's a lot like Pure Havane.


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    Re: Your favourite YSL except Kouros?

    Love any form of M7 with Body Kouros being right below it.


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  18. Re: Cartier Declaration Colonge. What to expect.

    You'd like this then. The dry down is actually better than DHS in my opinion. PM me and I'll send you out a sample.


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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    If your asking which one would I pick based on scent it would be L'eau Boisee. If your asking which one last and projects the best than it's going to be Dirty.


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    Re: Fragrances for summer

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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    So you're asking out of those 3 which would be the strongest? Dirty is extremely potent, L'Eau Boisee is average, and the Guerlain isn't going to last very long.


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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    If you're looking for mint Dirty and Cartier Roadster last a good while. Lanvin l'homme Sport and Kenzo Pour Homme are both excellent.


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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    Lucky you.


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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    Are you asking for summer fragrances that are strong and last a long time?


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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    I'd actually consider those two very short lived fragrances.


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  26. Re: Cartier Declaration Colonge. What to expect.

    It's very good. Should get talked about more. It's great for Florida weather and is a classier version of Dior Homme Sport 2008. Well worth $30 especially with our weather.


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  27. Re: Cartier Declaration Colonge. What to expect.

    I like this one quite a bit after getting a couple of full wearings in. The opening is like a cross between Eau Sauvage and DHS 2008. Still has the DNA of the original. Will be nice for the hot...
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    [CONUS] Narciso Rodriguez for Him Intense EdP.

    Shipping is included in price.

    This is a 1.7 oz 99% full bottle of NR for him Intense EdP. It's not labeled Intense because they dropped the name, but it's the same juice. Hard to find and I'm...
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    Re: Lets make a list: Your 1 spray fragrances

    A*men Pure leather
    Aventus
    New Haarlem
    Lanvin Homme Sport
    Tuscan Leather
    Tobacco Vanille
    Dior Homme parfum


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  30. Poll: Re: How open are you to wearing a "clone" scent ?

    It wears better than Aventus in the heat. I also like the freshness that it brings that Aventus lacks. Clone or not it works for me.


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    Re: Best 'Eau de Cologne'?

    The 2013 version is an EdT not an EdC.


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  32. Re: 24 Platinum (Scentstory) + Fragrancex experience

    I had this one and wore it off an on for a bit. It wasn't my type of rose fragrance. I prefer darker rose fragrances with Zino Davidoff being my favorite. Platinum soured on my skin and it actually...
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    Re: Rate My Fake DHI

    Yeah, it doesn't look good when you have 1 feedback and have already been caught selling a fake.


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  34. Poll: Re: How open are you to wearing a "clone" scent ?

    I'm very happy with my $15 Glenn Perri Unpredictable Adventure. Actually like it better than Aventus now.
  35. Re: Have you ever had to deal with fragrance associations with other people?

    Bat shit crazy administrator that made awful decisions to "change" things. Tommy Girl was her weapon of choice and she wore a TON of it. I could always tell it was going to be a bad day because of...
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    Re: Rate My Fake DHI

    I think he knew it was a fake also, because the quailty was so suspect. I bought a bottle just like this on ebay and the sprayer was awful (dead give away on a Dior product), there was a plastic...
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    Re: Dolce&Gabbana The One Sport

    It's really weak in projection and longevity. Givenchy Play is similar in my opinion and does what your asking for.
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    Rate My Fake DHI

    It's a learning process guys. Wrongs were righted and lessons were learned. When I sell on basenotes I always post a picture of the bottle because of this reason.


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  39. Re: Flankception, what's the deepest a company has gone with a flanker?

    This would be my guess also. Issey Miyake would probably be a close second.
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    Re: Rate My Fake DHI

    Yeah, that's about as fake as you can get. The sprayer is offset, there's a bubble in the glass, and there's a lot of fake Dior's that use that CD outer sleeve. Get your money back and buy from a...
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    Re: Finally tried....

    Quorum Silver is good also.
  42. Re: Why does Gucci Pour Homme II work in warmer weather?

    It's a well designed and balanced fragrance. If you want to see what GPHII would smell like as a winter fragrance get your nose on Hanae Mori HiM edp.
  43. Re: Can You Name at Least 10 Really Good, Underrated, Designer Fragrances That Are a Must Try?

    Because it's a thread with good information and I didn't want to start a new thread. Make sense?
  44. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver or Dior Homme Sport ?

    Dior Homme Sport. I don't care for the harsh metallic citrus and vetiver combo in grey vetiver.
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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    Lol. That or in my case it's OCD.


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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    I wouldn't mind a "I wouldn't being caught dead wearing said fragrance." I find a lot of these gay threads are basically people that are straight and don't want to smell like a gay man (masculine?)or...
  47. Poll: Re: Hot weather fragrances beside Bvlgari Aqua, Aqcua Di Gio, Cool water

    Dior Homme Sport 2012 would be my pick. Been wearing it in the Florida heat for awhile and it never sours on the skin. It's a classy sports fragrance that's well balanced.
  48. Re: Can You Name at Least 10 Really Good, Underrated, Designer Fragrances That Are a Must Try?

    Terre D'Hermes Eau Fraiche
    Lucky No.6
    Yardley Citrus and Wood
    A*men Pure Leather
    A*men Taste of Fragrance
    Prada Amber Intense
    Z Zegna
    Lush 25:10
    Lush Dirty
    Lush Breath of God
  49. Cartier Declaration Colonge. What to expect.

    Heard it was similar to DHS and Terre d'Hermes. I love Verbena and lemon grass so this one intrigued me enough to just go ahead and blind buy it. I'm surprised that this doesn't get talked about more...
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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    You can buy fragrances that are more feminine than others, but there isn't a homosexual category. Imagine..... CAUTION!!!! USING THIS PRODUCT WILL MAKE YOU GAY!!!!!
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    Re: If money were no object....

    I'd buy the entire TF line along with every Creed ever made.


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  52. What is the real story with "vintage" fragrances?

    It depends how old we're talking. If it's a 6 year old fragrance that has been butchered by reformulations then it's probably worth it. If it's going to be a signature scent then it's worth the extra...
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    If anyone needs to smell better it's a bum.


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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    The real question is what fragrance would you wear dumpster diving.


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  55. Poll: Re: Are Female Compliment Getter Fragrances Entirely Unnecessary???

    Depends on the female. Your wife...necessary....your girlfriend....necessary...your boss....necessary, but proceed with caution...your mother...unnecessary...your mother in law...unnecessary....your...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II Thoughts

    I really like it, but you have to like violet leaf. The alternative is HiM by Hanae Mori. Tea for two smells like Chai tea served in an ashtray. The reformulated version is smells like Arizona tea...
  57. Re: Smell like Dolce&Gabbana The One For Men

    Cereus No.14 smells like a niche version of The One. It also projects lasts quite a bit longer and is actually less expensive.
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    Re: Favorite Tea Fragrance?

    Chai Tea - Tea for Two, but it's been reformulated so take that as you will.
    Black Tea - Gucci Pour Homme II, i'd like to try Murdock's but it's too hard to get.
    Green Tea - Bulgari vert or Voyage...
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    Poll: Re: What Are Men Wearing Nowadays???

    That's the typical Basenotes snobbery I was waiting for.



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  60. Re: "A to Z (14)" What are your favorite BUDGET fragrances ?

    Lanvin Avant Garde
    Z Zegna
    Lucky No 6
    The entire Cereus line
    Bogart Pour Homme
    Issey Miyake Sport
    Prada Infusion d'homme
    R Revillion
    Nautica Voyage
    Quorum Silver
  61. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    This. If you want to see what the effect of product on hair is, look at a woman who bleaches and dyes her hair too often.


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  62. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Cologne (2007) vs Dior Homme Eau for Men

    DHC 2007 is nice if you like the original.


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  63. Re: Have a broken sprayer and need some suggestions to extract juice.

    I stuck a pin needle down the sprayer tube and it did release the stuck sprayer. Thanks again! It's more if a stream coming out than a mist, but It's easy to decant now.


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    Poll: Dior homme parfum vs spice bomb

    1 Million for the KO. DHP is way too loud for this kind of scent.


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    Re: R De Revillon

    I'll have to try that one.


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    Re: R De Revillon

    It reminds me a lot of Nautica Voyage, but this has more of a Platinum Egoiste opening. Once it hits the dry down I love it. Considering how popular Voyage is R is criminally under rated.


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  67. Re: Dior Homme Sport or Creed Millesime Imperial ?

    MI is the MVP in an All Star Game Home Run Derby. DHS is more of a utility infielder, but is still an All Star.


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    Dior Homme Cologne 2007 vs 2013

    Have you smelled Dior Homme Eau yet? It think it's a bit of a mix between these two. Best part is it last and projects.


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  69. Re: SPRING/SUMMER cheapo fragrances recommendations

    I bought #5 for the same price last week. Probably the same seller.
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    Re: le male smells like...........

    Are you referring to an ID Bracelet? I used to put the pink bands on women who had a mastectomy or limb alert. They do have a weird chemically plastic odor to them. Just out of curiosity Lanky what...
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    Re: Fragrances at Epcot in Disney World

    You hit the nail on the head with Cedar Point. The good thing is that you almost can't eat if you're going to go on the coasters. The Mean Streak was the one that got me every time. Millinneum Force...
  72. Thread: M7 Surprise

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    Re: M7 Surprise

    The vintage gift sets sell for that much. Unless it's NIB no one is going to pay $200 a bottle. The majority are testers and probably some of those have turned. Eventually they're either going to...
  73. Re: Have a broken sprayer and need some suggestions to extract juice.

    I'll give it a try when I get it. Thank you!
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    Re: Aventus and Roadster - separated at birth?

    Yeah, that's possible or he could have been testing them side by side which usually confuses the hell out of the senses.
  75. Re: Have a broken sprayer and need some suggestions to extract juice.

    I'm thinking that these bottles are a lot like the Channel Allure Line bottles since Tiffany Sport was basically manufactured by Chanel. I'll probably try that if I can't get the syringe down there.
  76. Re: How often do you wear the same scent two or more days in a row? Which scents are they?

    I wear Dior Homme Sport 2012 a lot. Easily 2 times or more a week. It's my signature scent. I also wear Z Zegna and Gucci Pour Homme II on my days off. I live in Florida which is a big factor as to...
  77. Re: Have a broken sprayer and need some suggestions to extract juice.

    That's what I was thinking, but if that area under the sprayer is solid plastic would I have to go in between the sprayer and the sprayer housing? Also would it just be easier to pull out the sprayer...
  78. Thread: M7 Surprise

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    Re: M7 Surprise

    Nice bonus!
  79. Re: Lesson learned: How an Ebay buyer ripped me off...

    Yeah, it would be nice to be able to add to my blacklist.
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    Re: Aventus and Roadster - separated at birth?

    This is one of the oddest comparison's I've come across.
  81. Have a broken sprayer and need some suggestions to extract juice.

    I have a bottle of Tiffany Sport coming in the mail that has a broken sprayer. What are some of the tricks you guys use to extract the juice. Here's some pictures:
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  82. Re: Lesson learned: How an Ebay buyer ripped me off...

    Testers aren't supposed to be for resale either and many state that on the bottles. Does it matter? Nope. As long as the buyer pays through PayPal you're going to have to refund the money if the...
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    Re: Fragrances at Epcot in Disney World

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    Fragrance is relatively inexpensive compared to everything else at Disney World.
  84. Re: SPRING/SUMMER cheapo fragrances recommendations

    I've bought a lot of them and every time I've had to prime the weird choppy sprayers they put on the tester and the regular bottles. These fragrances were also started in 2008 so the absolute oldest...
  85. SPRING/SUMMER cheapo fragrances recommendations

    I've bought over 10 bottles of Cereus fragrances off of EBay and they have all been exactly like what Luckyscent stocks. This is coming from someone who bought Cereus No.4 and Cereus No.7 from...
  86. Re: SPRING/SUMMER cheapo fragrances recommendations

    Nautica Voyage
    Cereus No 4
    Cereus No 7
    Z Zegna


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  87. Re: Not a single creed failed to impress me so far

    I love fresh/clean fragrances and Creed is outstanding at those.


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    Best frankincense out there?

    Full Incense by Montale is really a churchy incense.
    Incensed by Smell Bent is another good churchy incense.
    For something more modern I'g go with Comme Des Garçons.


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    Re: Fake Ebay Dior Fahrenheit

    Yeah it's fake.


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  90. Poll: Re: Please vote on my next blind buy Creed Acier Aluminium or Chez Bond

    I don't know why you would blind buy Chez Bond. Samples are plentiful on Ebay.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Question

    The silver stem smells like Iris covered in cocoa powder for the first couple hours. The Iris is a lot stronger. The new one smells more like a sweet woody DHI, but isn't nearly as strong.


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    Re: Chez Bond Opinions

    This isn't as good as Cool Water.


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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Question

    The silver stem I love, the black stem is average.


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    Re: Why people bag on the Polo fragrances.

    They're not blended very well, over priced, extremely generic, overly synthetic, and don't perform very well. Calvin Klein is a better choice for a big name designer and costs half as much.
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    Re: What do you think of Gucci Pour Homme?

    It's fantastic, but can be perceived as too mature for some. Probably one of the best cooler weather fragrances ever made. You picked a good one. Enjoy!
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    Re: Chrome Legend or Nautical Voyage?

    I'd put Nautica Voyage up against any fragrance on bang for buck. For the price it's just a ridiculously good fragrance.
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    Re: If you could start over?

    I know at least 7 of the 10 would involve something that Tom Ford had a hand in.
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    Re: Flankers... when ideas run out?

    I don't like the cookie cutter formula of original, then an intense version, then a summer/sport version, then a darker version, then a sweeter version, then an EdT labeled as a cologne, then a...
  99. Re: Does anyone know where I can find Al Rehab pocket sprays..

    I didn't know they even existed. Hopefully an Ebay seller gets some in stock.
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    Re: Best scent under $35

    This would also be my choice.
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