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  1. Re: Epic collection sale!!! Rare, niche, discontinued...

    Prices lowered!
  2. Epic collection sale!!! Rare, niche, discontinued...

    List is in ALPHABETICAL order by HOUSE.


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    Gucci – Nobile – 120mL -5% used - $150 (HOLD)...
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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    I think it's Gucci Envy (the "women" version)
  4. Re: Le Labo Rose 31 EdP vs oil vs something else?

    I would go with just the regular EDP if you'd like it to project at all, oils are meant to stay close to the skin.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Versilia Vintage Ambra Mediterranea Profumi del Forte

    The Xerjoff is 1861, which I find to be one of the best citruses I've tried.
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    Re: Most (_ _ _ _) Oud.

    Mona di Orio - Oud
    Dior - Leather Oud
    Nasomatto - Pardon
    MFK - Oud
  7. Re: dumbest question of the day....what PALM are they talking about in LAVENDER PALM by

    I'm guessing it has something to do with the image they're trying to conjure up...sunny, cool, refreshing, tropical?

    I dunno, I haven't smelled it.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    I think more options actually makes it harder...at least for me it does.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Decided to take some pictures since I doubt I'll be buying much in the coming year (life changes.) This is my entire collection, barely fitting on my dresser....

    I have gone through these over...
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    Re: Inexpensive pure orange scents?

    Ehhhh, not a good suggestion....he asked for cheap so suggesting "hey it's not cheap but whatever" is just strange...

    Check out Orange Sanguine and as others have said the Hermes. They'll do you...
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite neroli/orange blossom?

    I really like Seville a l'Aube by L'Artisan.
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    Just got it today. I don't know if you're familiar with Miller Harris, but a lot of them feature moss, this is no exception. It gives it a nice earthy feel. The grapefruit is crisp, but the melon...
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    Re: Don't be this guy

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/b3645bc51f03da791c44cbfb42e3bf48/tumblr_mewd8w5kNC1r2evylo1_500.png
  14. Re: differences between creed GIT at Fragrancenet

    Careful there....I find them on par with Fragrancenet in terms of shadiness, just a nicer looking site. They've been known to ship old stock/possibly not stored right.
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    Re: Burnt sugar almonds

    Check out Oriental Brulent also by Guerlain. Might be closer than Tonka Imperiale, but both are fantastic.
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    Re: Selection Verte vs Menthe Fraiche

    From what I can remember, Selection Verte focuses more on the citrus and to me feels a bit heavier. Menthe Fraiche is all about the mint. They're both fleeting. I prefer the Heeley.
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    Re: Your comfort scent

    Guerlain SDV
  18. Re: Why does my A*Men vary on different days?

    It's just how you're interpreting it that day.

    As you wear it more you start to notice things you hadn't before. It could also just be how it's developing that day, different factors like...
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    Re: Jumping into Bond

    Jump out of Bond.

    Check out Frederic Malle.
  20. Poll: Re: your favorite niche house (excluding creed)

    Who is? Friedrick Malle

    Anyways...probably Amouage or Serge Lutens, it's too close right now.
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    Re: Aventus way too overrated?

    To me it is...
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    Re: Top 5 Oud based fragrances

    I guess my love for oud is waning since I've sold off a bunch of my oud-centric fragrances.

    My top five would be:

    1. Leather Oud
    2. Mona di Orio - Oud
    3. Histoires de Parfums - Ambrarem...
  23. Poll: Re: Opinions for a Salty Seadog scent for Summer

    Sel Marin is by far my favorite. If you are talking about Fleurs de Sel by Miller Harris, it's also good, but not very sea-worthy.

    You should check out Tirrenico though, might be something...
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    I'll let you know in a few days. I have high hopes though, the MH I have are very high quality and pretty unique.
  25. Re: Anyone ever smelt any cheap dollar/pound store fragrances?

    Life is too short.
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    Re: Best fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Really hard question for me, seems like it could have been easier before...

    Amouage Tribute or Amouage Memoir Man
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    Etat Libre d'Orange - Fat Electrician

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/47709.jpg

    Etat Libre d'Orange - Archive 69

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.11411.jpg

    L'Artisan Fou...
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    Re: Thoughts on Amouage Lyric Man?

    I love it. It's not masculine, but it's definitely not overly feminine to my nose. It's just a strong rose/citrus/incense. Amouage definitely has their own rose note that their fragrances share, I...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thanks everyone! I just realized how fun it is to take these. I'll have to get them all out for a group shot soon.



    I have the bulb atomizers in the boxes they came in, at first I was...
  30. Re: Am I getting a good deal on Creed Aventus

    It's cheaper than retail but there are better deals.
  31. Poll: Re: Favorite Hermes (other than Terre d'Hermes)

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/audio.php?file=equipa01&word=equipage&text=%5C%3Cspan%20class%3D%22unicode%22%3E%CB%88%3C%2Fspan%3Ee-kw%C9%99-pij%5C
  32. Re: The most you've ever spent on a fragrance?

    Heh, last year it was Musc Ravageur...

    this year I've upped it quite a bit...


    The most I've paid was for a bottle of Mona di Orio Oud...even at a discount it's still up there

    Sous Le...
  33. Re: How does Serge Lutens stack up against some of the top niche brands?

    The SL line is one of my favorites, but you have to be prepared for what the line brings to you. The ones that stand out to me don't tend to be "nice" they're bold, loud, and speak they're mind.
    ...
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    Re: Decants Now Allowed On Ebay

    Would you be ok buying half my pepsi bottle? I put it in a different container and only drank out of the original.
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    Ambre Sultan, blech
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    Re: Decants Now Allowed On Ebay

    They are not allowed but they can't police every auction. If they're up long enough though they'll probably get taken down.
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    Re: Encens Mythique by Guerlain

    I own both and they seem pretty different to me.

    PoaL lets the patchouli/incense/rose/rasperry combo speak loudly

    Encens is a little more soft spoken, with a somewhat salty ambergris being...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Inspired by the recent and past "family photos" ...here are some of my favorite lines.

    http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww70/starshipvelcro/DSC_3702_zps7996e687.jpg
    ...
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    Re: TDC: Un Parfum Charme et Feuilles

    Also, Tokyo Bloom isn't anything special. It's not by Celina either.
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    Re: TDC: Un Parfum Charme et Feuilles

    I like this quite a bit, along with Sel de Vetiver. Another fantastic one to check out from this line that doesn't get enough love is De Bachmakov.
  41. Re: Virgin Island Water - projection & longevity issues

    Eh, buy the 4 oz and spray to your hearts content.
  42. Re: What is similar or better than Amouage Tribute Attar?

    If you find a good batch then nothing will beat it. If you find a weak batch then keep moving. One of the very few fragrances I would say this about.
  43. Re: Back Up Bottles- When, Why and How Many?

    I would love a backup of Gucci Envy so I feel like I could actually use it. That and more Tribute. That might be it.
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    Re: Tropical fruits in a bottle

    Neela Vermiere - Bombay Bling
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    Re: Slumberhouse

    well...



    :p
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    Re: Slumberhouse

    I cannot imagine a stronger Sova...and to be honest Slumberhouse never lacked in strength for me, but I can always appreciate a stronger formula, especially with my skin.

    I'll have to wait until...
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    Re: of all the fragrances you tried

    I'd say I'd come pretty close to you. Almost a perfect bell curve.
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe and suggest more?

    If you're happy I'm happy.

    Standouts are Kouros, DHI, and Fahrenheit.
  49. Re: why are niche fragrances more expensive?

    Though extremely off-topic....you can get a 2 year old iPhone for free with a 2 year plan. Phone analogies don't fit at all anyways, in order to have a phone for cheap you have to sign a...
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    Re: Bond No. 9 is Hardcore

    It was a bit rude of them to assume that...that is no way to deal with customers. I have yet to really hear a glowing review of Bond's service though...in fact I've heard many that paint the same...
  51. Re: why are niche fragrances more expensive?

    I very much doubt it has to do anything with the price of ingredients and much more to do with the limited market they sell to.

    Designer fragrances can be bought anywhere. When you sell something...
  52. Re: Montale 100ml Bottles Are Tiny And Very Light/ What Do you Think ?

    You're fooling yourself. They do indeed hold the right amount of liquid. You have to realize most of the heft of a bottle is the glass, these are aluminum. Since the wall thickness is so small they...
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    Re: Challenging Fragrances

    You've reminded me of how addictive Leather Oud can be...I know my scent of the evening!

    This was actually the fragrance to tame the idea of wearing a fragrance with any kind of skank. I've upped...
  54. Re: A cologne that will make her think of sex

    Go away.
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    Re: FiFi Awards 2013 Nominees

    I would not vote for a single one of those fragrances...
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    Re: Montale Black Aoud - Peak Performance

    To each his own, I don't like the stuffy screechy overly synthetic oud they use in their fragrances.
  57. Re: New house Juniper Ridge with three Backpacker’s Cologne

    Hello, my name is starshipvelcro and I'm a Juniper Ridge addict.

    So far their Trail Crew soaps have been the stand out to me...I own 4 of them. DO NOT REMIND ME HOW MUCH I SPENT ON SOAP...but...
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    Re: Profumum Olibanum

    Olibanum is addictive. There's something special about it, that kind of waxy vibe that's been mentioned.
  59. Re: if you were blindfolded, do you think you can name every fragrance in your collection?

    If it were just smelling the atomizer (something I do a lot) then probably yes. If it were something after it's dried down it might be a bit harder.
  60. Re: Gourmand Shoot Out, which one do I pick?

    Yep. If those are your choices.
  61. Re: Fragrances you love that doesn't last on your skin

    Most of them....my skin sucks.
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    Re: Fragrance OCD

    I honestly didn't mean to offend, and as I'm sure you're aware there are various levels of OCD, obviously the more serious ones are life altering...

    That being said, I wasn't exactly trying to use...
  63. Re: Which bottle comes in the bigger packing?

    Lol yea, the 100mL was big, but the bottle was pretty big too. I just think the packaging for the little vial is kind of funny.
  64. Re: Which bottle comes in the bigger packing?

    Heh, you want a big box compared to what's inside...try a 17.5mL vial of Puredistance M....

    Other huge boxes I have are every Guerlain and the Xerjoff Casamorati line.
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    For some reason, with the somewhat chart-like background and the odd mish-mash of fragrances...I get a Usual Suspects vibe from this picture.


    **bows to the master**
  66. Re: Do you have a spreadsheet/Database detailing your collection?

    I did, but it just seemed to weigh me down and got tiresome to update.


    Now I just gaze at my collection...no real need for a spreadsheet.


    (Oh, also I used to put the price I paid in...
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    Fragrance OCD

    I want to see if anyone else shares in this with me...not exactly what I do, but any weird practices you have.


    For example, in my collection I usually like to have at least more than one bottle...
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    Re: When exactly do you "own" a fragrance?

    I'm pretty silly when it comes to what I consider goes where in my wardrobe on here...but in reality it's all part of the same collection, I don't need to differentiate in real life.

    Just for...
  69. Re: Why the like/nuetral/dislike ratio on Basenotes doesn't matter

    Ok...that's just ridiculous.

    Anyways, I pay no attention to the ratio anyway. If anything I read the negative reviews to see if it's something I'd have a problem with.
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    Re: Ok that does it...

    Have you guys tried Pure Malt yet?
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    Congrats on the Oriental Brulent! I like to think of it as the just as delicious counterpart of Tonka Imperial.
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    Re: Xerjoff 1861 Or Xerjoff Uden?

    1861. Xerjoff really shines in the citrus department.
  73. Re: If its wasn't for Basenotes.net, I would never have bought...

    Pretty much my whole current collection , minus things like Burberry London, Fahrenheit, and Terre d'Hermes.

    I'd still be stuck with a lot of Polo too....thank goodness!
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    Re: Creed is all you Need..

    Serge Lutens I think would probably fit everything I'd need...but ONLY if I had to.
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    Re: Best patchouli with leather

    +2

    Great fragrance, along with 1740 from the same line.
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    Re: My Amouage Attar Addiction

    Very nice place to deal with. I ordered something from him a while ago and couldn't have been happier. That old tribute is very tempting...and I already own that one!
  77. Re: How do people who wear many different fragrances....

    Have a different shirt for each fragrance.


    No, kidding. But I don't tend to spray on clothes unless it's weak, and in that case a normal washing is enough to get it out.
  78. Re: Gucci Pour Homme II - Smells like vinegar?

    It's funny, I don't get that aspect to it, but the first time I wore it my girlfriend asked why I smelled like pickles.
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    Re: My Amouage Attar Addiction

    I thought about bidding on that. I think a lot of people like the convenience of US shipping so they're willing to bid higher on it. Also, factor in shipping from Dubaishop as at least $25.
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    Re: Arso by Profumum

    Bumping to see if there are any more impressions....

    I'm especially curious about how close it comes to both Fille et Aiguilles and Bois d'Ascese as I own those and really feel the need for much...
  81. Re: Molecule 01 or Angeliques Sous La Pluie ?

    Angeliques Sous La Pluie, at least there was some effort put into that composition. If you like angelica then this is just about the holy grail.
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    Re: Ambery-vanilla incense?

    Well, although it's amber first, then vanilla and (frank)incense second, I'll use any opportunity to suggest Profumi del Forte Versilia Vintage Ambra Mediterranea
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    Re: Most Disappointing Montale Scents

    All of them.

    Except on the longevity and sillage part, which they excel in....unfortunately when what is projecting is unpleasant then it counts as a negative for me.
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    Re: WTH Serge Lutens?!?!

    The bell jars (exclusive line...ect.) is very new stateside and before recently could only be purchased overseas or shipped over by someone kind enough to purchase it for you. The markup on them is...
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    Xerjoff - Regio
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.11802.jpg


    Xerjoff - Fiero
    http://www.thedifferentscent.de/images/Casamorati_Regio.jpg


    Xerjoff - Zafar...
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    Re: Black Orchid

    I don't find it too feminine, but I can't wear it anymore, it grinds on me after a while. My girlfriend LOVES it though so I gave it to her.
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    Re: Atomizers Question

    Yea, the only problem with bestbottles is their minimum order of $50...I've always ordered from accesoriesforfragrance and whoever the person running it is VERY nice, always extras included. I'd very...
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    Re: Creed is all you Need..

    They are boring though...and I think if you did actually explore around more you would find better instead of limiting yourself to one house. Also, cat litter and baby diapers? I don't think you've...
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    Re: Your most expensive blind buy

    6 differnet amouage attars, Xerjoff Fiero Regio Zafar, Vetiver Pour Elle...

    But I'm pretty good at knowing what I'll like.
  90. Re: Tauer L' Air du desert marocain & MDCI Invasion Barbare a close match?

    Whoa what?
  91. Re: The top 3 best fragrance houses in your opinion

    Amouage
    Serge Lutens
    Frederic Malle
  92. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Thank you for this! I was not aware.
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    Re: Molecule 01

    I really don't want to try Molecule 01...I feel it might ruin certain other fragrances for me.
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    Re: Creed is all you Need..

    blech, no thanks....

    I'd sooner give up on all fragrances than do that.
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    Re: Silver Iris Mist vs. Dior Homme

    If they added sweetness it would ruin it.
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    Re: Different Rive Gauche Bottle/Can

    Yep
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    Re: Lubin Galaad

    I too was disappointed with all 3. I keep hoping for the same brilliance as Idole EDT from this line.
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    Re: reusing atomizers.

    Anything with plastic will have the risk of cross contamination, since plastic is pourus and can absorb liquid in small quantities.

    To me it's not worth the risk, they're so cheap anyways.
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    Re: R-e-s-p-e-c-t

    Most vintage creations just don't interest me, but I respect that they brought everything to where it is today.
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    Re: ginger fragrances

    My favorites are

    Sens et Bois by The Differnet Company and Neela Vermaire Trayee.
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