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    Poll: Re: Caron Pour un Homme or Le 3me Homme ?

    I just bought a bottle of Pour Un Homme yesterday and I really liked it. It is sweet, but not like a gourmand, it just smells nice and very expensive to me.
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    Poll: Re: Caron Pour un Homme or Le 3me Homme ?

    I just bought another Caron cologne just a few hours ago, I was looking for The 3rd man but they were out, and so I picked up the Pour un Homme, and Man is it good! It's amazing to think that Caron...
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    Poll: Re: Caron Pour un Homme or Le 3me Homme ?

    I personally do not believe in an "old man" cologne, people wear what they like. When I was your age I was wearing Polo green ( we just called it polo) and Drakkar, and girls (in their twenties)...
  4. Re: Royal Copenhagen 1775 Eau de toilette; has anyone tried it?

    Well, I went out and bought a bottle of Royal Copenhagen 1775 today so that I could review it here on Basenotes, so here is my review.
    First off, the box is beautiful and so is the bottle. It's made...
  5. Re: Royal Copenhagen 1775 Eau de toilette; has anyone tried it?

    Wow. 156 views and no replies to this post, and seeing as everyone here is very knowledgeable on colognes and yet no one's heard of this particular cologne, it must be rare! I guess I'll buy a bottle...
  6. Re: Tara Reid launches Sharknado-themed fragrance Shark by Tara

    Hahaha!
  7. Royal Copenhagen 1775 Eau de toilette; has anyone tried it?

    I just spied a bottle of Royal Copenhagen 1775 eau de toilette but there is nothing on this cologne here on Basenotes, so I'm hoping that someone has tried it and could shed some light on it. Both...
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    You were right. I forgot about this thread and bought it, and found it to be not to my liking. I have to stop blind buying.
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    Will do.
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    Do you think its worth 39 bucks? That's what it's selling for at T.J Maxx. I was also mulling over getting a bottle of Aramis Tuscany Per Uomo for 24dollars at the same place, but I didn't know...
  11. Re: Article: Wearing whatever I damn well please

    Great article. I wear my colognes to make myself happy and to have a connection to the past. My favorites are Polo, (green bottle, gold cap) the Modern Reserve version, ( a masterpiece) Habit Rouge,...
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    I just spotted it at TJ Max today and so I logged in to do a little homework on it but it appears that no one's tried it, no problemo. I'll swing by to orow and if it's still there I'll buy it and...
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    Re: Wardrobe data from last year

    Hey, no worries! This site is awesome and your hard work is appreciated. Everyone at Basenotes is Aces in my book!
  14. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I've smelled this one twice, but it was only on a tester strip. Now I'll have to re-visit it.
  15. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I think you got it. This is what I was after in this thread; just a real emotional, devoid of all logic, longing passion for a perfume or cologne, and this is a rare and beautiful thing, at least for...
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    Re: Cartier Pasha

    It's a great cologne, but you have to wear it for it to really transform intto an amazing scent, a paper strip will not really work with this one. A little known fact about Cartier perfumes and...
  17. Re: which is better jazz x safari x tsar x pasha

    Pasha or Safari. Both smell great, but Safari is rougher than Pasha. One's a hunting jacket and boots and the other (Pasha) is a nice suit and tie or even a tuxedo.
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    Re: Props to Ralph Lauren for Modern Reserve

    I'm going to look for one.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Today I bought a bottle of "The Baron" and gave it a go, and its really nice, very old school.29805
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    I suggest a spray to each pule point on your wrist, one to the jugular and one to the chest, that should be fine.
  21. Thread: The baron

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    Re: The baron

    A picture of the bottle. This is a very pleasant scent. This is something I would spray on if I was going to be wearing a sweater and slacks or maybe a suit during a get-together at someone's house...
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    Re: The baron

    The bottle says new York, I'll post a picture.29802
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    Re: The baron

    Its maturing very nicely, although it could be stronger, or maybe I'm just getting used to it.
  24. Thread: The baron

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    Re: The baron

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    Another picture of "The Baron" cologne.
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    Re: The baron

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    Well, I went and bought it, and actually found it at a different wholesaler than the original one I was going to get it at for around forty bucks, but this place had it for $22.75 plus 10%...
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    Re: The baron

    Well, I'm sitting here at Starbucks contemplating buying a bottle for 25 dollars across the street at the wholesalers, and. I think I might just give in to my ID and buy it. If I do get it I'll give...
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    I suggest we all post something in support of our fellow basenoter and our hobby, I already did.
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    He-he!
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    Did you read the comments on your article? Geez, what a bunch of haters. I left my own comment about loving Polo Green.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Today I picked up a bottle of Polo Modern Reserve, my second in two weeks; gotta have a backup bottle!
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Nice!
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    If we're talking Sean Connery, It would have to be a cologne available in 1962, not any modern colognes. I would hazzard to guess that he would wear Eau de Balenciaga, because it's classy and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Lately its been with Polo Modern Reserve.
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    Re: Props to Ralph Lauren for Modern Reserve

    I just bought my second bottle of Polo Modern reserve today at an out of the way perfume shop for a little over sixty dollars, and I was lucky to find it! I bought my first bottle two weeks ago and...
  35. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Wow, what a row! Ok, I'll jump back into the fray, here goes; the reason I dislike it is because it smells generic to me, and with so few days of life afforded to me I really want to squeze every...
  36. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I'm going to try Giorgio for men tomorow at the wholesalers!
  37. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I've been eyeing this one for a while like a lion scoping out a zebra, perhaps the time has come to pull the trigger.
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    Re: The Baron by Baron von Langendorff

    Sounds interesting, I will pick up a bottle this week.
  39. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Funny you should mention Green Irish Tweed, it was the first bottle of nice cologne I ever bought and I'm thinking of buying another one, I spotted it at a wholesaler for a good price, great post.
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    Me too! It's facinating to read why leople are passionate about something.
  41. Re: Let's make up some SILLY PERFUME THREAD TITLES here!

    What fragrance would Dick Cheney wear? That's a good challenge, let's see; probably something that no one else in the room would wear and that evoked power. Old school for sure and hard to get, and...
  42. Re: Share your greatest bargain ever. A silly thread to show off.

    Hm, let's see..., two 2.3oz bottles of Kokorico for fifteen bucks each, two ancient bottles of Dune with minimal ingredients list for the same price I think, and two botles of Habit Rouge sport for...
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    Re: Tactical Nuke

    If I'm in the mood to clear a room then I need reach no further than my bottle of Caesar's Man and apply four to six sprays. This stuff is nice, but over applied it is without a doubt the strongest...
  44. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I suppose it's just a matter of what you like. I, for example, like to wear colognes with oakmoss, such as Polo or Safari or YSL pour homme, and if I'm in a mood for something sweet then it's...
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    Re: Help Me Out and Shut Me Up !

    Ihave two suggestions; the first is Polo Modern Reserve, which I tracked down and bought last week and really liked, and the other is Cartier Santos. There is a very little known fact about this...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    Update: Well, I went out hunting again last week and scored a bottle of Polo Modern reserve, which I've been trying for a few days and really like. I also spotted a bottle of Montana in a splash...
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    Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    I honestly don't think there's any cologne I'd pay over 150 dollars American for, and it had better be something that would make angels weep. I've had my eye on a bottle of Polo Crest but those never...
  48. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    This is what I was talking about, a perfume or cologne that you feel passionate about. Great post.
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    Re: The Baron Has Dropped His Shorts!

    And here I've been ignoring "The Baron" at my local wholesaler for over a year. Hm, I guess I'll have to plunk down my thirty bucks to add it to my collection.
  50. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Sorry, Polo Reserve, which I bought, and it's nice, I'm wearing it today. I live in San Diego county.
  51. Poll: Re: Fragrancedome: Polo vs. Polo Crest vs. Modern Reserve UPDATED with an ending

    40th? That's coming up fast! Time to get the petition going! Or, maybe we could suggest a Basenotes "special edition" with oakmoss in the ingredients!
  52. Poll: Re: Fragrancedome: Polo vs. Polo Crest vs. Modern Reserve UPDATED with an ending

    Well, seeing as I just bought a bottle of Modern reserve not two hours ago, and I'm sitting here over a cup of coffee letting it mature on my wrist, I have to say modern reserve. I've been wearing...
  53. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I think you're right. What I was trying to evoke was something that you feel so strongly about and evokes such strong emotions inside your heart that the thought of never wearing it again would be...
  54. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Hahahaha!
  55. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    25 years? Golum would be proud!
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    Re: Best Fragrance for Las Vegas

    Las Vegas? That's easy, Caesar's Man! Available at Caesar's Palace or your nearest Ross bargain bin.
  57. "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Today I posted a comment where I made fun of Golum from Lord of the Rings when I was describing a cologne I really liked, and this got me to thinking; which cologne do I covet and love like Golum...
  58. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Well, this is something that I found out not to long ago. Polo Green by Ralph Lauren isn't being discontinued, but they did remove the treemoss from the ingredients! And this is after they replaced...
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    I would check the i gredients for diffrences.
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    Not noobish at all, it's a good question. I have had a lot of help on the blog raidersofthelostscent. Here is a link. There are a lot of useful things on this site including how to tell old from new...
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    Re: Polo by Ralph Lauren Reformulated?

    I bought a recent formulation and get around three hours projection before I have to re-spray. Same thing goes for Safari, and mine is the older formulation that still has oakmoss listed. If you want...
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    I agree. I call it going on a "fragrance safari" and as a matter of fact that's what I was doing today, and what did I find? a Penguin Reserve (red bottle) gift set with two bottles, one large and...
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    That's the bottle I bought at the wholesalerfor 35 bucks! There's a couple of them at the duty free shops here in San Diego for around sixty to sixty five.
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    I have two pre 2008 bottles, it's very smooth, lots of honey and oakmmoss, but very strong if oversprayed, and never in hot weather, it will choke you.
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    i've had very good luck with this at wholesalers and small perfume shops here in San Diego where I live. Ther are also a ton of duty free shops where I live that stock older colognes. i picked up and...
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    Ah, I forgot about that one. I own it and you are right, it's a great cologne.
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    No Gengis Khan?
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    This is a toughie, but here goes.

    1. Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme. Amazing lemon, wood, a little cigarette ash, and oakmoss. (This cologne is a timewarp back to 1973!)
    2. Paco Rabanne. Soapy,...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    I like your style!
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    Speaking of impulsive purchases, I went down to the wholesalers before work today to buy a bottle of Caesar's man for my boss, kind of as a joke because the box looks so tacky. Well, I ended up also...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    Do you purchase the full bottle if you like the sample?
  72. Re: Seeking a Minty Absinthe / Licorice frag. Suggestions?

    I would recommend Cartier Must Pour Homme essence if you can find it, it has anise, which smells like licourice, and it is a divine cologne.
  73. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Picked up the aforementioned bottle of Dune for men, tried it, was blown away by how good it was, and so I went back and bought a backup! Acording to the batch codes I saw on Raiders of the lost...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    I went on another frag safari and just scored another bottle of vintage Dune for Men at a duty free near the border for the ridiculous price of thirty bucks American! I had to do a "buy two bottles...
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    Re: A question about Dune for Men...

    I went on another frag safari and just scored another bottle of vintage Dune for Men at a duty free near the border for the ridiculous price of thirty bucks American! I had to do a "buy two bottles...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    I hear ya, I cannot stand pushy salespeople. The one thing I learned to put up with during my safaris is that the people working at the wholesale wearhouses usually know nothing about what they're...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    Time is also something that I have vety little of these days, but that simply makes the excursion all the sweeter, especially when I hit paydirt.
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    Look for wholesalers in your area. They're usually hidden in industrial parks or ratty parts of town, but you can usually find their location online. The savings arre sometimes beyond belief,...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    I believe I've seen a photo of your collection that you posted last year Hednic, instead of a gold idol, it's more along the lines of that giant wherehouse where they hid the ark at the end of...
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    Re: No great men's fragrances anymore?

    What a great post, and article! I couldn't agree more with this guy, the newer colognes I've sampled recently left much to be desired, yet the bottle of Dune for Men that I bought yesterday at a duty...
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    Fragrance Safari.

    On my days off from work, I like to go on what I call a "Fragrance Safari," which is where I visit several wholesalers and drug stores looking for discontinued colognes, or to look at others that...
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    Re: Kenzo Pour Homme bottles

    As I understand it, the bottle that says "Kenzo Homme" and that has a smooth bottle is a new formulation, ( just bought it, smells great!) the one with leaves and that says, "Kenzo pour Homme" is the...
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    Re: Kenzo Pour Homme bottles

    You hit the nail right on the head. I'm probably going to invest in one of the other versions.
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    Re: Kenzo Pour Homme bottles

    A little bit I think, but with me it's after about twelve hours. This cologne is really well blended. Amazing as a matter of fact; it's nearly perfect from start to finish, in my humble opinion. When...
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    Re: Kenzo Pour Homme bottles

    A little bit I think, but with me it's after about twelve hours. This cologne is really well blended. Amazing as a matter of fact; it's nearly perfect from start to finish, in my humble opinion. When...
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    Re: Kenzo Pour Homme bottles

    Just bought Kenzo Homme yesterday, and this is my second day wearing it. This is nice stuff, It smells like you're at the beach near the surf in late afternoon, when it's slightly foggy and the sky...
  87. Perry Ellis Portfolio Black. Your thoughts?

    I just spotted a bottle of Perry Ellis Portfolio Black at Marshall's for nineteen bucks, and the ingredients list parfum before aqua, which I always look for, and oakmoss. It peeked my curiosity, but...
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    Re: Fragrances that are you personified

    Also Kouros. (Original)
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    Re: Fragrances that are you personified

    Probably Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme, it's the epitome of an early seventies cologne and it fits me to a T, but there are a few others I'm known for.
    Habit Rouge.
    Paco Rabanne.
    Fahrenheit. (...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    Well I'm definetly getting the absolute this week, and maybe the summer next week.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    Thanks for the reply, and I agree with you on the aqua, I wasn't impressed with it.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Armani code? I haven't tried that one, I'll check it out.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    I'm liking what I'm hearing. I've decided to get two bottles, and at under fifty bucks each I figure that's the best price I'm going to find.
  94. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    I see. Maybe I'll pick it up anyways, I'm a sucker for older formulations.
  95. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Speaking of Discontinued fragrances, does anyone know if Dior, Dune pour homme is discontinued? I spotted an old bottle a few days ago for 35 dollars ( I know its an old formulation because the...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    You're right about it not being around, it's even scarcer than the original three color box of Fahrenheit ( which is diffrent than the current version in my opinion,) or even M7. I searched all over...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    I tracked down a bottle for under fifty bucks, which seems like a good deal, although it's a tester without a box. The case its in isn't lighted so I'm hoping its still good. I'll post the results...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    This is good info, thanks!
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    Re: your favorite discontinued frags

    Havana has been discontinued? I'd better pick up a bottle!
  100. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Is Guccy envy discontinued? i could have sworn I saw it earlier at a wholesaler.
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