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    Re: Smelling good or Standing out?

    I don't get it. Since most guys don't wear fragrances, just by wearing something you are already standing out. Yes, that means even if you are just wearing generic designers such as AdG or Bleu de...
  2. Re: Will La Nuit forever be favored? What do you really think?

    This and DHI are my night time signature scents. But without a question, most women prefer La Nuit over DHI from the feedback that I got. For that reason, I pick La Nuit over DHI on first dates to...
  3. Re: Chanel Sycomore: Lots of Negative and Unusual Complements

    I got negative comments with Encre Noire too, which smells similar. Now I call it the chastity belt lock.
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    Poll: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    It's a holiday season and it's time for me to get a sexy night scent. Disregard the price, which of these smell better to your nose?
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    Re: suggest top 4 frags out of 10

    For hot and humid weather, DHI, Pure Malt, Spicebomb, and HM are pretty much out. Never smelled the Lanvin so cannot comment.

    Issey Miyake, GIT, and Unforgivable are all good for your purpose. For...
  6. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/8/14) Final Four: Dior Homme vs L`air du Desert Moracain

    The North versus the South and the East is burning red! Which one do you prefer?

    Dior Homme
    vs
    Tauer L`air du Desert Moracain
  7. Re: 212 vs 1 million vs armani code ultimate vs armani code

    The powdery leather vibe of Code is just too much for me. Ultimate is much better, it still has that powdery leather vibe of Code, but quickly turns into a chocolate like scent similar to DHI. 1...
  8. Poll: Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    Tell that to your boss.

    But really, I don't care if I get compliments as long as it is pleasing to others. Nothing is worse than being the only person in the room with fragrance that is choking...
  9. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/7/14) Final Four: Aventus vs Green Irish Tweed

    The ultimate Creed grudge match. The past versus the future. The kind versus the prince trying to dethrone the king. Royal pineapple versus royal grass! Which one do you prefer?

    Creed Aventus
    vs...
  10. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/6/14) Elite 8: L`air du Desert Moracain vs Royal Oud

    Prince Ali, magnificent he is! Which one do you prefer!?

    Tauer L`air du Desert Marocain
    vs
    Creed Royal Oud
  11. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    But now it is getting more interesting. Because there is now a very strong possibility that the top 4 Basenotes favorites will ALL be Creeds.
  12. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    Come on now. 60 replies and 14 votes?
  13. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    It's a popularity contest with March Madness format, that's the point.

    If you mean if I have a point to prove, then no, I don't have a point to prove besides wanting to see the results.
  14. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    The point? Fragrance Battle, March Madness style ;)

    Here's the battle where MI got schooled by Boss Bottled
    http://www.fragrantica.com/board/viewtopic.php?id=57234

    I am tempted to do a real...
  15. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    I would argue that in a hypothetical situation where we poll the entire world by letting them smell each fragrance, the majority will prefer Acqua di Gio over Aventus.
  16. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    To answer the last question. Because Creeds have beaten everything else so far. The few that have not lost are the Creeds.
  17. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    I think Aventus lost to Tobacco Vanille, GIT lost to Platinum Egoiste, and MI lost to Boss Bottled. Suggesting all the Creed love here is driven by basenotes hype train.

    And their top 4 were:...
  18. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    Actually, I am pretty sure the Creed popularity is only a Basenotes phenomenon. Did a fragrance competition on Fragrantica forum, and all the Creeds got eliminated, FAST.
  19. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/5/14) Elite 8: Dior Homme vs Millesime Imperial

    Creed has won 3 in a row. Can MI keep the streak going or will Dior Homme avenge its brother. Which one do you prefer?

    Dior Homme
    vs
    Creed Millesime Imperial
  20. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/4/14) Elite 8: Antaeus vs Green Irish Tweed

    Meat or vegetable, which one do you prefer?

    Chanel Antaues
    vs
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
  21. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/3/14) Elite 8: Aventus vs Dior Homme Intense

    The battle of the two Basenotes poster boys may have been fought before. But never in this one day fight to the death capacity!
    Which one do you prefer?

    Creed Aventus
    vs
    Dior Homme Intense
  22. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/2/14) Sweet 16: AdG Essenza vs Royal Oud

    Creeds are destroying everything!
  23. Re: Has anyone else completely offended someone with what they thought was a "safe" fragrance?

    It happened to me with Versace Pour Homme, on multiple occasions. This will not be my signature scent anytime soon.
  24. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/2/14) Sweet 16: AdG Essenza vs Royal Oud

    Battle of the new kids on the block! Which one do you prefer?

    Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Essenza
    vs
    Creed Royal Oud
  25. Re: How would I distinguish the reformulated A*Men from the original stronger smelling one?

    The reformulated juice has the projection of D&G The One, meaning 4 sprays later and it is still a skin scent. The old formulation is a nuclear bomb.
  26. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (5/1/14) Sweet 16: Terre d`Hermes vs L`air du Desert Marocain

    Wood or sand? Which one do you prefer?

    Terre d`Hermes
    vs
    Tauer L`air du Desert Marocain
  27. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    This is coming down the wire!
  28. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    Stay on topic
  29. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    Plenty of comprehension, but just not caring about similarities. Ok?
  30. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    Someone forgot to tell the sumo wrestler this boy's name is Clark Kent.
  31. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    MI takes the lead!
  32. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    MI just got 6 straight votes. Guess the Creed fanbase is awake.
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    Re: Pure Malt New(ish) Version?

    I can still smell the oak casket they toasted the fragrance in. Otherwise, not a bit of difference! :rolleyesold:
  34. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/30/14) Sweet 16: Egoiste vs Millesime Imperial

    The king of their respective genre. Which one do you prefer?

    Chanel Egoiste
    vs
    Creed Millesime Imperial
  35. Re: Which designer aquatic / marine scent has the best projection ??

    Versace Pour Homme is a nuclear bomb on me, but the longevity is shoddy.
  36. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/29/14) Sweet 16: Bleu de Chanel vs Dior Homme

    Chanel versus Dior, flagship fragrance grudge match! Which one do you prefer?

    Bleu de Chanel
    vs
    Dior Homme
  37. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/28/14) Sweet 16: Rive Gauche Pour Homme vs Green Irish Tweed

    The classic versus something that kind of smells classic, which one do you prefer?

    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    vs
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
  38. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/27/14) Sweet 16: Platinum Egoiste vs Antaeus

    All tied up. Someone breaks the tie!
  39. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/27/14) Sweet 16: Platinum Egoiste vs Antaeus

    Battle of the Chanel classics! Which one do you prefer?

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    vs
    Chanel Antaeus
  40. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/26/14) Sweet 16: Dior Homme Intense vs Bois du Portugal

    It's coming down the wire!
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    Re: craving for a pineapple based fragrance

    Curve for Men. $15 for a pineapple leaf smell. Gotta hunt down the vintage for solid performance, however.
  42. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/25/14) Sweet 16: Aventus vs Spicebomb

    More people voted for Aventus than the TOTAL votes cast in other battles! How did that happen!?
  43. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Axe Harmony

    Beat that!
  44. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/26/14) Sweet 16: Dior Homme Intense vs Bois du Portugal

    The battle of the heavyweights continues~! Flamboyant or classy, which one do you prefer?

    Dior Homme Intense
    vs
    Creed Bois du Portugal
  45. Poll: Re: As far as lemons go... Edition Blanche vs DHS vs Versace Eau Fraiche

    Versace Man Eau Fraiche is like the best scorching weather scent ever made. It smells sour and synthetic when it is below 80 degree. But when it's above it, it is just magical. It cools you down like...
  46. Re: The Curve bottle is now clear, wonder if they also reformulated the juice...

    I have the colored juice Curve too, and I can tell you the performance on this thing is TERRIBLE. I don't have the original Curve for comparison, but mine stays close to the skin and disappears in...
  47. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/25/14) Sweet 16: Aventus vs Spicebomb

    I thought that's how we roll here. :lolk:

    Spicebomb is winning....but I guess the Creed SA with multiple BN accounts is still sleeping. Past polls have shown that there is a surge of votes for...
  48. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/25/14) Sweet 16: Aventus vs Spicebomb

    Welcome to Basenotes.
  49. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/25/14) Sweet 16: Aventus vs Spicebomb

    The chaffs are out of the way, only the big boys remain! Now this shiz just got real.
    Which one do you prefer?

    Creed Aventus
    vs
    Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb
  50. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/24/14) Round 2: Tobacco Vanille vs Royal Oud

    Creed almost always wins....on Basenotes.
  51. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/24/14) Round 2: Tobacco Vanille vs Royal Oud

    Royal Oud is starting to pull away !
  52. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/24/14) Round 2: Tobacco Vanille vs Royal Oud

    Battle of $200 fragrances. Which one do you prefer?

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    vs
    Creed Royal Oud
  53. Re: What's available in Dubai duty-free airport ?

    Wouldn't it be nice to have an hour by yourself without the SA constantly bugging you and recommending your Gucci Guilty?
  54. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/22/14) Round 2: Dreamer vs L`air du Desert Marocain

    Someone seems mad. Must be some serious business:rolleyesold:

    Someone doesn't seem to know the meaning of a popularity contest.
    http://www.gamefaqs.com/poll/5244
  55. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/23/14) Round 2: Rose 31 vs AdG Essenza

    Is it true that AdG Essenza smells like vintage AdG than the current AdG?
  56. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/23/14) Round 2: Rose 31 vs AdG Essenza

    Ahhh...the smell of fresh rose....which one do you prefer?

    Le Labo Rose 31
    vs
    Giorgio Armani Acquai di Gio Essenza
  57. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur - Where to buy in the US

    I saw it in Duty Free Honolulu. Maybe I should pick it up next time
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    Aramis by Aramis. Headache inducing. I got into the elevator wearing this, and people couldn't wait to get out.
  59. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    To me DHI gives off the feeling of drinking a cup of hot chocolate. I would classify it as a chocolate fragrance even though chocolate is not listed in the notes.
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    Re: What is THE 90s fragrance?

    Omg! It's Tyler Durden!
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    Re: 10+ Sprays

    Kouros. It gives me the confidence of a bear.
  62. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/22/14) Round 2: Dreamer vs L`air du Desert Marocain

    Dreaming oasis. Which one do you prefer?

    Versace Dreamer
    vs
    Tauer L`air du Desert Marocain
  63. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/21/14) Round 2: Terre d`Hermes vs Armani Code

    Battle of the work scent, I guess. Which one do you prefer?

    Terre d`Hermes
    vs
    Armani Code
  64. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/20/14) Round 2: Rochas Man vs Millesime Imperial

    Only if it's the Axe dark chocolate one.
  65. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/20/14) Round 2: Rochas Man vs Millesime Imperial

    "But they are nothing alike!" Blah, drink some imperial coffee.
    Which one do you prefer?

    Rochas Man
    vs
    Creed Millesime Imperial
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    Re: F by Ferragamo Black

    I don't really associate it with a plastic smell until I put my nose really close to it.
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    F by Ferragamo Black

    Why isn't F by Ferragamo Black more talked about? This juice is amazing! It is like a more mature version of La Nuit de L'Homme. Unlike La Nuit, which turns sweet as it dries down, F Black opens with...
  68. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/18/14) Round 2: Egoiste vs Gucci Pour Homme II

    Lol, I got the date wrong. But it is 4/19/14 Battle of the Day.
    I like both of these, I really do. But there can only be one winner. Which one do you prefer?

    Chanel Egoiste
    vs
    Gucci Pour Homme...
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    Re: Metallic scents

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    It smells like a platinum medal.
  70. Re: Hidden Gems in plain sight? Store brands worth seeking out

    CK One Summer Edition....all of them!
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    Re: The rehabilitation of Bleu de Chanel

    Nowadays, if a scent is fresh, then basenoters think it is boring and generic. Get used to it.
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    Re: are you the "cologne guy" ?

    I take the bus to work everyday after I've just sprayed some juice on. Many times when I find a seat, the person next to me would 1) rub the nose a little bit, 2) look around, and 3) get up and find...
  73. Re: Anyone else almost NEVER receive compliments?

    I get more hate than compliments from people who thinks guys wearing fragrance is heresy.

    When I do get compliments thought, are from dates and people who I know very well. I never get it from...
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    Re: are you the "cologne guy" ?

    Yes, and not in a good way. Many of my coworkers are Asian ladies, and I think Asian ladies have an acute sense of smile, or that they are more likely to be allergic to fragrance. I've heard people...
  75. Re: Supposed new A*Men flanker will be: Pure Wood

    I bet the bottle is made out of rubber that looks like wood, just like Pure Leather.
  76. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/18/14) Round 2: Midnight in Paris vs Dior Homme

    Battle of the sexy! Which one do you prefer?

    Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris
    vs
    Dior Homme
  77. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/17/14) Round 2: Bleu de Chanel vs Black Aoud

    I already gave you the answer for the reasons behind the match up before. I don't want to keep on repeating myself.

    Context is not a variable in these polls. I only care about popularity.
  78. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/17/14) Round 2: Bleu de Chanel vs Black Aoud

    Blue or black? Which one do you prefer?

    Bleu de Chanel
    vs
    Montale Black Aoud
  79. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/16/14) Round 2: YSL M7 vs Green Irish Tweed

    Rotten wood or fresh cut grass? Which one do you prefer?

    YSL M7
    vs
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
  80. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    You seem to take this quite personally, L`Homme. Don't try force your will on my threads, bro.

    Stop antagonizing and just chill. You need to chill.
  81. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    Thank you.
    We can talk about the discussion.
    Or you can talk about the discussion of the discussion, then I will talk about the discussion of the discussion of the discussion

    How about just the...
  82. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    Feel free to discuss the merits of Pure Havane versus the merits of Rive Gauche.
  83. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    You think too much. There are these discussions because YOU, L`Homme Blanc Individuel, are the one who started them in every one of these threads.

    Just chill.
  84. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    If my babe can tell from me spraying the juice on my wrists, so can everyone else. She's not even that bright of a person.

    Just chill.
  85. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    Thank you for your opinion on these threads. Now Pure Havene or Rive Gauche?
  86. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    And you've been trolling on these threads for awhile now?

    Can't be compared you say?
    (spray one on my right wrist and spray the other on my left wrist)
    Me: "Baby, which one smells better?"...
  87. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/15/14) Round 2: Pure Havane vs Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    rubber or tin? Which one do you prefer?

    Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Havane
    vs
    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
  88. Re: Have you noticed it's always the same fragrances that are mentioned in every thread?

    Damn right. Bleecker Street and Riverside Drive for life!
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    Re: 1 Scent for Each Season

    Spring: Dior Homme
    Summer: Versace Man Eau Fraiche
    Fall: Egoiste
    Winter: A*Men Pure Havane

    I would preferably have two fragrances for each season: one for day and one for night.
  90. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/14/14) Round 2: Antaeus vs A*Men

    Nasty or dirty? Which one do you prefer?

    Chanel Antaeus
    vs
    Thierry Mugler A*Men
  91. Poll: Re: Which is a better plus for an excellent smelling fragrance?

    Enormous Sillage
    Unimportant. I am not here to clean out an entire room. Actually, if I can constantly get whiff of it, and other people can only smell it when they get really close, then it is...
  92. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/13/14) Round 2: Opium Pour Homme vs Platinum Egoiste

    90's death match! Which one do you prefer?

    YSL Opium Pour Homme
    vs
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
  93. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/12/14) Round 2: Fahrenheit vs Bois du Portugal

    BdP is the most "grandpa" scent I've ever smelled.
  94. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/12/14) Round 2: Fahrenheit vs Bois du Portugal

    80's death match! Which one do you prefer?

    Dior Fahrenheit
    vs
    Creed Bois du Portugal
  95. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/11/14) Round 2: Dior Homme Intense vs Gucci Envy

    Wearing DHI to the gym this week!
  96. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/11/14) Round 2: Dior Homme Intense vs Gucci Envy

    Dondondon! Which one do you prefer?

    Dior Homme Intense
    vs
    Gucci Envy for Men
  97. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/10/14) Round 2: Versace Pour Homme vs Spicebomb

    How would you like your scent? Spicy or mild?

    Versace Pour Homme
    vs
    Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb
  98. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/9/14) Round 2: Aventus vs YSL L`Homme

    Niche bestseller vs designer best seller.

    Creed Aventus
    vs
    YSL L`Homme



    OT: I got a YSL blazer today for cheap :smiley:
  99. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/8/14): Royal Oud vs La Nuit de L`Homme

    This battle marks the end of this round.
  100. Poll: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/8/14): Royal Oud vs La Nuit de L`Homme

    Battle of the modern classics. Which one do you prefer?

    Creed Royal Oud
    vs
    YSL La Nuit de L`Homme
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