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    Re: Anything close to a forest?

    I second aspen and also swiss army forest is quite nice.
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    Re: Prada Cologne Recommendations

    Intense...... best of them all imo
  3. Thread: bijan man

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    Re: bijan man

    If the vintage is anything like the reformulation i would run for the hills. In area of projection
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    Re: Joop pour homme vs a*men

    Yes you are correct sir. I should have clarified alittle more in My post. Longevity,sillage, and sweetness in comparison
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    Re: Joop pour homme vs a*men

    I agree... joop homme reformulation has been for the better and A*men for me has a synthetic note i cant get past? Alot here would disagree with me but its my experience.
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    Joop pour homme vs a*men

    Am I the only one on the planet who thinks Joop pour homme holds its own against A*men? Not only in price but overall smell?
    Even the reformulation is great. Anyone agree?
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    Re: Gourmand Shoot Out, which one do I pick?

    lolita
  8. Re: F By Ferragamo Pour Homme Black - What great projection and longevity

    After I was let down by the original,platinum, and blue I haven't wanted to ry any of the other fragrance in this line.
  9. Re: Fahrenheit has done it again.............................

    Awesome....Another 2011 success bottle....
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    Re: Looking for Dirty English++

    Ambre by baldessarini
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    Re: Ed Hardy Scents - Do They Grab Anybody?

    I enjoyed love and luck but of course the low projection and longevity did it in for me. If you ask me to pick two out of the whole line it would be hearts and daggers and gone wild. I did like the...
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    lol .......almost but not quite. For some reason my skin ate this fragrance up.
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Not a worthy purchase for the price....If you can find it cheaper yes. The projection and longevity on my skin were not good. had to spray 16 sprays of this stuff just to get it to project.
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    Re: Ed Hardy Scents - Do They Grab Anybody?

    No I think she likes the fact she has a good smelling husband lol now if they start ripping off my clothes after they smell me we might have a problem lol
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    Re: What happend to fragrance community.

    I agree with this....

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    All the talk about youtube reviewers and such could it be that most of them just review a fragrance because they love it so much and they want to tell...
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    Re: Ed Hardy Scents - Do They Grab Anybody?

    The original Ed hardy is a pretty decent scent I have gotten a compliment on it once. Born wild is a different scent in itself I have received compliments on that as well and hearts and daggers make...
  17. Re: Fahrenheit has done it again.............................

    Thanks for all the replies..... My batch code 1S02 and it seems it was created around may of 2011. One thing I have noticed with the newer formulas is that you have to apply more sprays but I will...
  18. Fahrenheit has done it again.............................

    Ok some of you may know and have seen some of my post concerining the new formula of Fahrenhiet. As discussed in other threads I bought the 2011 bottle and the rest as follows............. Rise from...
  19. Re: Bogart story blue - for those who want to know

    im not a fan of one man show....Can you elaborate on what signature and witness smell like?
  20. Re: Bogart story blue - for those who want to know

    I def see where you are going with this but i also feel higher quality vs cheaper price is subjective. There are many times I have smelt higher quality ingredients at more expensive prices and I...
  21. Bogart story blue - for those who want to know

    Bogart story blue is listed as a Aromatic marine Fougere.......

    The notes include: sicilian lemon, violet leaf, grapefruit, fresh spices, sage, marin mix, white cedar, patchouli, marine moss.
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    Re: Drakkar - No Strength

    I to have to agree that the new formula scent has indeed pretty much stayed faithful to the vintage but I also agree that it is a lot weaker than it used to be.
  23. Thread: Sung Homme?

    by Bobster
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    Re: Sung Homme?

    Yes everyone is spot on........Here are the stages Top: irish spring soap Middle: Polo (green bottle) base: Leather. there are alot of notes for the base but the only one my nose can detect is...
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    Re: "Cheapies but goodies"

    Oh man yes.... can not beat the price of these two powerhouses
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    Re: Lapidus Pour homme.......Vintage?????

    hmmmmmm when spray this juice it has a dark yellow/green tint to it. What do you suppose it is?
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    Re: Lapidus Pour homme.......Vintage?????

    [QUOTE=thatmakesscents;2930215]Just in time....


    My opinion ? Each bottle different than the other. There definitely is a batch variation going on.

    Wow.... How are we to consistently buy a...
  27. Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste - Longevity/Projection issues...

    I feel ya my man.... When I wore PE I had to wear at least 16+ sprays just to get it to project and even then it barely performed. Oh and in case anyone wonders no that is not to much and no I was...
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    Re: Lapidus Pour homme.......Vintage?????

    Wow.... Is it possible it has never changed?
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    Lapidus Pour homme.......Vintage?????

    Alright fellow Base-noters I need your help. I bought a tester 1.6 oz bottle of Lapidus Pour homme off of ebay earlier this week and the scent itself is different from my 3.4 oz bottle I had last...
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    Re: The Great Reformulation Debate.

    I have to agree about coolwater. Loved the stuff back in the day but I tried wearing it as of present and just could not do it.
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    Re: have you tried silver scent?

    It never fails. EVerytime I wear silver scent I get a compliment and it's usualy around the 8th hour being on my skin. Love the stuff.
  32. Re: Have You Ever Dumped A Fragrance Then Re-Purchased It ?

    Yes. Today I just re-bought Sung homme. I remember taking it back because at the time I felt I was not age appropriate to wear it. I loved the fragrance. When I was thinking about how much I missed...
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    Re: Booze, smoke and leather

    Zirh Ikon
  34. Re: Another Acqua... Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale

    Am i the only one on earth that thinks Bleu de Chanel is overrated?
  35. Re: An aquatic scent that is not all about the mediterranean?

    Blue story by bogart
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    Re: Suggest me a fragrance for my age.

    Don't spend heavy on it my man.... shoot for silver scent by bogart. It's similar to One million but better. Great projection and longevity. Another few good ones are ck one shock and euphoria...
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    Re: The Great Reformulation Debate.

    I am on the same boat with everyone else when it comes to reformulations. I understand the whole safety of ingredients but if you are going to reformulate then reformulate as close as you can to the...
  38. Re: Looking to find a new fragnance, Chrome by azzaro is my fav

    Echo by davidoff.... 1881 by Cerutti.... Boucheron Eau fraiche....just to name a few
  39. Re: Vintage FAHRENHEIT: marvelous memories from the past (Christian Dior, 1988)

    thank you for posting and reminding us of a true classic.
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    Re: Vintage Giorgio beverly hills

    Can I ask why you are seeking out vintage? I know the current version is a BEAST in terms of longevity and projection.
  41. Re: Fahrenheit: My thoughts on current formulation

    I believe the 2011 editions is where its at.
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    Re: Joop! Homme Wild worth a buy?

    I agree with Hednic.... I bought it and liked it for awhile and even gave it a good review. After a few wearings it became bland, very generic real quick.
  43. Re: What's your maximum amount of sprays on low projecting/lasting fragrances?

    I have done up to 30 sprays at times...... and still not a walking time bomb. Go figure
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    Re: Fragrance for a Job Interview

    I have to agree with everyone else that it might not be a good idea to wear a fragrance to a job interview. I know the times I have been interviewed I was put in a small office of two or three people...
  45. Re: I blind purchased Lapidus Pour Homme and One Man Show Gold Edition. Will I like them?

    In a nut shell. You bought two very powerful scents that are alike in nature but way different in how they perform. Neither one are like Le male and neither to my nose are gourmands. I say this...
  46. Re: Metal Jeans, Giorgio/90210. Anyone? ...anyone?

    No doubt.... I def do not doubt rich's experience but I do know about different bottles and how they are stored and where there bought from. Many people here agree with me on the comparison to...
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    Re: Channel: Platinum Egoiste

    Ahhhhh i am almost out of this. My wife bought it for me last VDay. needless to say I have been wearing the heck out of it. lol
  48. Re: Azzaro Chrome or Versace Pour Homme for this summer

    I second this
  49. Re: Metal Jeans, Giorgio/90210. Anyone? ...anyone?

    Noses def do differ from one another. I see no connection with libre at all and def not Beckham... i actually did a side by side of metal jeans and fahrenheit. the similarities are shocking.
  50. Re: Metal Jeans, Giorgio/90210. Anyone? ...anyone?

    Wow!!!! You didn't like it???? Do you like Fahrenheit?
  51. Re: Metal Jeans, Giorgio/90210. Anyone? ...anyone?

    LBI. It's very hard to say if it's different enough to own both. When I wear metal jeans I really feel like I'm wearing Fahrenheit. Metal Jeans goes through so many stages when I wear it. When I...
  52. Re: Metal Jeans, Giorgio/90210. Anyone? ...anyone?

    agreed..... Metal jeans to me has more of the violet leaf than the current fahrenheit does... Have you tried Metal Jeans to confirm?
  53. Re: Versace Man Eau Fraiche: Unbelievable price at????

    Wow ....so it's a possibility the store made a mistake? When I was at the plastic cover it gave all the listing prices for their fragrances and when I came across VM it said with a bar code...
  54. Re: Versace Man Eau Fraiche: Unbelievable price at????

    Yes this was in store. In my area they started putting their fragrances behind a plastic case so I had to ask them to open it and check the price but it was way worth it.

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  55. Re: Fahrenheit: My thoughts on current formulation

    My batch code is.....1S02
  56. Versace Man Eau Fraiche: Unbelievable price at????

    I believe this warranted a thread. If you have a Target in your area go check their fragrance isle out. I bought a 1.7 oz of Versace man Eau Fraiche for 14.98....that's right.. Not bad huh?
  57. Re: Metal Jeans, Giorgio/90210. Anyone? ...anyone?

    This does smell like vintage Fahrenheit and it wears like it too. If you are a big fan of vintage as I was buy it and don't mind the measly brand name it's under.
  58. Re: Fahrenheit: My thoughts on current formulation

    I have written a lot on here about my disappointment with the newer versions of Fahrenheit and how I would never pay what they were asking for Fahrenheit. Well, I was browsing a local store here and...
  59. Re: Sillage Showdown : Lapidus Pour Homme Vs Joop! Homme ?

    Are we talking about the re formula or the vintage?
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed and Aspen

    :lolk:
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    Re: The One for Men Dolce&Gabbana

    Sadly the one is not the one.....i am in the same dept with the poor projection/longevity.
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    Re: Avon True Force

    I like this one a lot but the projection and longevity were really poor on my skin.
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    Re: Thoughts about reformulation

    I feel your frustration. I emailed Dior and asked them if they thought fahrenheit had been reformulated and they said it hasn't. Who are they kidding? Do these big companies actually believe they can...
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    Re: Thoughts about reformulation

    Thank you for your kind words ericrico

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    I have a another interesting question. Are the regulations over in france different than the ones over here in the US?
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    Re: Thoughts about reformulation

    Intresting how so many on this thread and others think of reformulations as something that can be accepted and embraced. Fragrance is an art, it's a skill that one masters through scensory and...
  66. Re: Has Drakkar Noir been diluted in reformulation?

    Ok so I have something interesting to bring to the table maybe you guys can help. I have commented on threads on here for my hugely dislike for the current formula of drakkar noir. It is just to weak...
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    Re: Something similar to Versace Man

    Izod is the closest in my book
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    Re: Which is worth a blind buy?

    Ck 1 shock and Lapidus are the only best imo from your list
  69. Re: Tried out Le Male like it but are these better?

    Actually I would not wear any from your list.....sorry
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    Re: Gucci Guilty substitute?

    Seriously the only fragrance I have come across remotely close to GG is Tim mcgraw's Soul to soul. There not identical but they share the same scent structure. I would say soul is more boozier where...
  71. Re: Was One Man Show or Sung Homme ever reformulated ?

    I was very disappointed in OMS. Everyone commented on it's brutal sillage and longevity but i got either or when I had it. I think I got 4 hrs tops on it and it was so close to my skin even i could...
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    Re: Red for men.. horrendous!

    never had a craving for garlic lol but the dirty jasmine to my nose is spot on. I for one like Red. I like the top notes and i like the middle where i think it turns south and not my favorite is the...
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    Re: Baldessarini Ambre and Boss Bottled

    For sure if that's what you are used too and enjoy.... But def don't discount Ambre. To me #6 is liken to a two story house where Ambre is liken to mansion with a fancy car out front and fine china...
  74. Thread: Jazz!

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    Re: Jazz!

    i tried the new formula.... Did not care for it at all
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    Re: Lapidus vs. Lapidus

    Out of Lapidus and black extreme I would pick Lapidus Pour homme... I haven't tried black soul/ imperial.
  76. Re: Giorgio for Men by Beverly Hills... A good men's fragrance?

    I think this a love/hate Fragrance........ I for one love it and there are some days I don't. For the most part I do lol.....seems you are enjoying it congrats.
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    Re: Baldessarini Ambre and Boss Bottled

    Hands down Ambre is the mack daddy of them all.. I would pick Ambre over boss bottled any day. #6 to me is youthful but Ambre is sophisticated, mature, It has real character. I love it
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    Re: Bang it like Beckham: David Beckham's Homme

    Soul 2 soul is in the very same genre of Gucci guilty in fact they are very close. Soul has alittle more vanilla in the middle where GG has more of the fruity tones. Soul is decent but I wound up...
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    Re: What budget scents do you actually wear?

    Sung homme: 7.99

    Mesmerize: 10.00

    Giorgio: 17.99

    Red: 12.99

    just to name a few.
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    Re: Michael Jordan Legend

    I am with ya..... I am not a friend of legend either but I am not a gourmond lover.......Also, I did not get the same projection and longevity as you. I think I got 3-4 hrs top and thats it.
  81. Re: Dear Basenoters in the US. Need some advice….

    The only one worth halfway owning from the ones you listed is John varvatos...don't waste your time with the other two.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Black pour Homme (2013)

    Maybe.....Maybe not.... I have had both as well and there both bleh
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    Re: Nautilus Aqua Cologne

    All of the new nautica line is generic imo
  84. Re: Bogart Story Red and Story Blue initial impressions

    I have been interested in these two and thinking about ordering samples as well.
  85. Re: Looking for a frags that smells like bourbon/ whiskey , incense, or fire wood

    Zirh Ikon: The best for incense and that firewood smell
    Ambre by baldesserini and southern blend by Mcgraw: For that whiskey note you are longing for
    Nicole miller and Michael kors: I agree for the...
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    Re: Scents Similar to D&G The One

    Dirty English comes to mind and Ambre by baldessasrini as well with alittle whiskey thrown in.
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    Re: Curious about spraying

    Sometimes Depending on the scent I will spray 16 sprays at one application.....If it's a scent like Lapidus 3 or 4 sprays of course because of it's strength but a scent like Platinum 16 sprays and I...
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    Re: Three compliments yesterday!

    Congrats......its always good when you get a compliment on your fragrance.
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    Re: Avon's Mesmerize

    Mesmerize is a good all seasons fragrance imo..... It is so close to Zino by davidoff its not even funny.
  90. Re: I promise i'm not a Kanon sales person but wow, Kanon's K.O. is a surprise!

    Kanon K.O. Is a big let down........ First initial application is good for 10 sec and beyond that it falls apart and fast. Poor projection and longevity. I have actually given up on the Kanon line....
  91. Poll: Re: Le Male: Who likes this fragrance? Who hates this fragrance? Favorite Vanilla Based Fragrance?

    I hate Le male and I hate any other fragrance that tries to copy it lol..... I like the vanilla in Gaultier 2 and Dior homme....
  92. Re: Platinum Egoiste and Mont Blanc Legend owners...

    I am another to think that they are different as well.... I have received alot of compliments from wearing Platinum the only thing I dislike about this fragrance is that I have to spray a ton on for...
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    Re: Any Cinnamon /patchouli men's perfumes?

    Ice men does the Patchouli really well.
  94. Re: The strongest and weakest projecting fragrances in your collection.

    Strongest:

    1. Lapidus Pour homme: 10-15 hrs, Projection: 10 miles away.
    2. Giorgio by beverly hills: 8-10 hrs, Projection: 5 miles away.
    3. Red by Beverly Hills: 6-10 hrs, Projection:2 miles...
  95. Re: I am tired of the WEAK. I NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!

    Hey guys I actually picked up two new scents this weekend and wanted to see what you think. I got Sung homme and Ice men by thierry mugler. Sung homme is very interesting it fits the bill of having...
  96. Re: Is Moschino pour homme is good leather fragrance?

    Moschino pour homme is the furtherest thing from a leather scent.....imo
  97. Re: I am tired of the WEAK. I NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!

    I can actually pick up a bottle of jazz for a reasonable price but it would be blind. Can you comment on what it smells like and longevity?

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    Thank you....I will def check...
  98. Re: I am tired of the WEAK. I NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!

    Can you describe this? How much? thanks

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    I have tried the new formula bijan and di not care for it all. Bogart pour homme? is this the 70's version? Can you describe it...
  99. I am tired of the WEAK. I NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!!

    I am getting tired of all the weak scents I am coming across these days. It seems like every new fragrance I sniff or try it doesn't project well or last long. That's where I need your help...
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme Projection and Longevity

    I can't believe I am saying this but I think in this case of reformulation for Azzaro was good thing. I have read alot of comments on the vintage and even though I have never smelled the vintage I...
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