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    Re: Surprise from Hermes in my mailbox today!

    Awesome! I too received some samples from Hermes recently. E-mailed their boutique, and within about two weeks discovered 2 4ml vials of both vetiver tonka and ambre narguile in the mail. 16 ml of...
  2. Re: Does CREED pay people to write positive things about CREED products?

    Just recently got back into fragrance, and Basenotes, and it is interesting to observe that the Creed talk is just as abundant and lively as ever...haha.

    Creeds were some of the earliest "niche"...
  3. Re: If you could have one super-popular male frag in your wardrobe, what would it be?

    Though I prefer GIT, given the intention of the OP, I'll go Cool Water.

    I too rarely smell fragrances on men. But hey, I live in South Central Kansas. Guys around here pretty much think they've...
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    Re: Ladies, please help me help my mom.

    Thanks everyone! After having checked your suggestions out in the reviews many of these seem like prime contenders. Of course, everyone's nose is different. I'd like to think my mom's nose is...
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    Ladies, please help me help my mom.

    Greetings ladies. Wonder if you can give me some recommendations for my 57 year old mom. She's been widowed for many years now, and though as her son, the thought of her trying to get a man makes...
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme - How Would You Rate It

    Bout to make a decant of this happen shortly. I really do hope I like it. Here recently for shits and giggles I checked out what fragrances were released my birth year, 1978, with the possible...
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    Re: Noooooo!!!! She likes Cool Waters!!! lol

    Just a few thoughts on the matter...

    If you indulge her with the cool water, total potential p**y points, if she thinks you're doint it on her behalf. It shows you care, and women like that.
    ...
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    Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV

    Ordered samples of this, along with Epic, Memoir, Reflection, and Dia yesterday. Tried Dia, Silver, and Gold quite some time back. Didn't so much care for Silver or Gold (reeked of quality, but...
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    Re: what was your first legit bottle purchase?

    Vera Wang, with the aftershave cologne. Within a week I was loathing the stuff. Thank the gods I discovered Basenotes, as someone was kind enough to relieve me of this atrocity through a swap.
  10. Re: Is it just me, or Creed MI smells a bit like Dolce&Gabbana Pour Homme?

    Nope, not even remotely close. Wish i had a girlfriend who would even attempt to hook me up with such awesomeness, though, so you've got that going for you. :)
  11. Re: Figs: I really like Philosykos, but it's $$$ for such a short-lived, linear scent. Any other rec

    L'Artisan Premier Figuier all the way. Not a great deal of longevity on my skin, which seems to be par for the course for me with L'Artisan. So sad since I really dig a lot of their fragrances. :(
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    Re: The Final Verdict: Rochas Man

    I've got a "blind buy" bottle coming from Fragrancenet which should be arriving early next week. After all the hype it gets around here I can't wait. I don't have much extended experience with...
  13. Re: Finally put Cool Water and GIT side by side today.

    Greetings everyone! Been away from Basenotes for some time now, and fragrances in general, but just recently caught the "bug" again. Basenotes, as before, has been a great resource for researching...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28 April

    AdG...I don't wear this very often, but today I just didn't feel like wearing the good stuff and so pulled this out from the back of my cologne cabinet. *Within five minutes of being at I got 2...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday April 26

    XS pour homme
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    Re: SotD Friday 21st April

    Davidoff Relax
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    Re: LOCATION!! LOCATION!! LOCATION!!!

    I've given away both Curve Crush and Kenneth Cole NYC to a friend of mine. I found the Crush to just be OK, not worth keeping, and the KC was just horrid(it was only a .5 oz mini bottle I bought...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th April 2006

    Original Vetiver by Creed
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    Re: Dzing! Went the...

    Yeah, some fragrances I once liked initially, quickly grew out of favor with me. And others, well, it took a bit of time to really "experience" all they had to offer and grew on me over time. There...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18th April

    Rive Gauche
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17 April

    M7 Fresh
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    Re: Does Geir smell feminine?

    Given how much praise Geir had received here at Basenotes I was initially unimpressed with a decant I acquired. *To me, it just smell a wee bit too much like Allure Sport. *As time has gone on,...
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    Re: Unisex? Hmmm... I don't think so...

    Yup, it's all conditioning. *After all, fragrance, like colors for instance, have no innate gender. *I mean, we associate pink with girls, but, why? *Because we've been socially engineered from an...
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    Re: New: KISS fragrance duo.

    Mmmm...Mmmm...Racy Bull Accord...gonna have to get me some of that on my woman, no doubt. ::)
  25. Re: Do you have a fragrance that makes you feel HO

    I have fragrances that make me feel serene...some that make me feel introspective...and some that just plain make me feel confident...but...um...I've yet to get a special feeling in my pants after a...
  26. Re: LOL, I SCORED some fragrances at the GOODWILL!

    If any of you ever give me crap about my overabundant(some might say, addictive) use of ellipses...WOW...just WOW!!!...it is ON.

    BTW, totally awesome score dude...Egoiste Platinum for...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13 April

    Yang...spurred by the tea thread, I figured I'd wear this as it has been a while.
  28. Re: oh, the humani-tea...i can't find a good tea s

    I've got Tea for Two(well, a decant), and Yang. They are NOTHING alike. I'm sorry you don't like TfT as it's one of my absolute favorite fragrances...just...luscious. Yang is pretty good, too, no...
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    Re: Does a higher price equal better quality?

    There's really no hard and fast rule regarding the superiority of higher end, and or niche fragrances, versus their cheaper, more mainstream counterparts I've found. *Sure, I love my Creeds and...
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    Re: Just bought M7 Fresh!

    Congrats!!! Tis one of my favorite fragrances.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 11th April

    Herrera Chic
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    Re: SOTD Monday 10 April

    Silver Mountain Water during the day, and Ungaro III when I went out tonight.
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    Re: Soprano's sighting.....

    Yeah, saw it, but didn't recognize the bottle.
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    Re: A truly clean fragrance

    Though not my favorite fragrance category by far, I will concur with the Gendarme and Original Vetiver recommendations. *For what they are, they're pretty good. *As far as Gendarme goes, I actually...
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    Re: Best Creed for mid twenties guy...

    You can't go wrong with Millesime Imperial, Green Irish Tweed, Silver Mountain Water, or Himalaya.
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    Re: SotD Sunday April 9th

    Imperial Jade Emperor when I went out last night.

    Today, Silver Mountain Water.
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    Re: Who Makes The Best Sandalwood?

    I also have to go with Trumper's Sandalwood...creeeaaammmyyyy...very good stuff! *:)
  38. Re: Which one is your fav. for clubbing, going out

    I picked Jaipur, but only because it's my favorite of the group, not that I think it would be the ideal clubbing fragrance. *Granted, I've only tried the EDP, which I think would just be too much if...
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    Re: Free Nautica Voyage Sample

    Well, I probably won't like it, but I just can't turn down a free fragrance sample. ;D
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    Re: SoTD Friday 4/7/06

    Eau Sauvage...got a sample of this a while back...wasn't impressed...decided to give it a full day today and WOW!, after a couple hours the drydown is wonderful. *
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    Re: SotD Thursday 6th April

    Creed's Original Vetiver
  42. Re: Last time you wore the same scent for a week?

    Well, a couple of months ago I bought a bottle of M7 Fresh, and probably wore it 4 out of the first 7 or so days after I received it. That's about as close as I've come in quite some time.
  43. Thread: Curve Crush

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    Re: Curve Crush

    I bought a bottle some time ago at the Mart on a whim. While not a bad fragrance, I soon gave it away to a friend and it's now his signature fragrance. I think it is totally appropriate for a 19 year...
  44. Re: SoTD Wednesday April 5th 2006! A special day!

    M7 Fresh
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4 April

    Chrome...haven't worn this in ages...figured what the heck...
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    Re: SotD Monday April 3rd

    Gendarme Green
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    Re: SotD Sunday April 2nd

    Geir
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    Re: How it all began

    Oddly enough, it was a magazine fragrance insert for CHanel Allure Sport. *I had been contemplating getting some cologogne for a while, so I was vulnerable to their advertising I guess, but I smelled...
  49. Thread: SotD 31 Friday

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    Re: SotD 31 Friday

    Ungaro III
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29th March

    Herrera Chic
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    Re: SotD Tueday 28th March

    Davidoff Relax
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    Re: XS pour Homme by Paco Rabanne (1993)

    Ok...there is a superficial similarity to Himalaya. But, and I realize that personal preferece plays a major role...Himalay kicks the crap out of XS. I wish it weren't so...after all...I am not...
  53. Re: *L'artisan Parfumeur*- any hardcore devotees h

    L'Artisan kicks some major ass in my opinion, though longevity is an issue for me with many of their fragrances. My top 3 L'Artisans...

    1. Tea for Two
    2. Voleur de Roses
    3. Dzing!
  54. Thread: Geir comparison

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    Re: Geir comparison

    Though some will surely disagree, Allume Sport by Chanel smells a heck of a lot like Geir to my nose. I find Geir to be the superior product overall, in fact, it's grown on me a lot over time, but...
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    Re: M7 -vs- M7 Fresh

    M7 is a great fragrance, don't get me wrong. *But, I have yet to get a bottle. *M7 Fresh, on the other hand, *after just a sample vial, I knew a bottle had to be mine, and now one is. *So...

    M7...
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    Re: SotD [Saturday, 18 March 2006]

    My St. Patty's night out fragrance yesterday was Imperial Jade Emperor...ahhh...good times!

    SOTD today...Sequoia. 8-)
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    Re: Testing fragrance

    Well, since I don't get to the department store all too often, I have been known to go a little overboard, I suppose...utilizing the bulk of my arms and hands as spray surfaces, as well as chest....
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    Re: SotD [Friday, 17 March 2006]

    Rive Gauche...

    Got a decant of this yesterday and am now going to give it a day-long testdrive.
  59. Re: Just bought Herrera for Men and it is L O V E

    I have been wanting to try this for a while, and happen to have a sample on the way with an order of Ungaro III(finally decided subsisting on decants just wasn't going to cut it with this one). *Part...
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    Re: SotD [Thursday, 16 March 2006]

    M7 Fresh during the day. *And with the arrival of some decants this afternoon(thx Setamp), I'm now sporting Rive Gauche on one arm and Creed OV on the other. *Good times! *;D
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    Re: SotD [Wednesday, March 15]

    Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: Who needs niche?

    You can parallel this argument with almost anything, but I'll just go ahead and do it with movies. * You've got your mainstream Hollywood films. *Most are bland...rather uncreative, and follow a...
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    Re: SotD [Tuesday, March 14]

    Ungaro III
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    Re: are you the "cologne guy" ?

    Everyone in my circle of friends knows I'm a cologne junky, and I'm the one they come to for advice, including the ladies. And I get my share of compliments at work...so yeah, I'm the "cologne...
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    Re: The status quo of Ungaro III

    Ungaro III is one of my most beloved fragrances, though I've been subsisting on decants of it for some time now. Within the the last hour I finally purchased a bottle from perfumebay, so I hope I get...
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    Re: SotD Monday March 13

    Yang
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 12 March

    M7 Fresh...this stuff just never gets old.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday March 8

    Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: SotD Tuesday March 7

    Voleur de Roses
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3 March

    Eau Noir
  71. Thread: m7 fresh?

    by seccho
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    Re: m7 fresh?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/M7-Fresh-MENS-Cologne-by-YSL-3-3oz-Men_W0QQitemZ5672973647QQcategoryZ67509QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    I purchased a bottle from this ebayer a while back.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2 March

    Acier Aluminium
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1 March

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 28 February

    Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27 February

    M7 Fresh
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    Re: Vera Wang for men.

    I initially liked the stuff, but grew tired of it very, very quickly, and thus traded away an EDT & aftershave set last fall. *I found the fragrance to be almost all topnotes, and once they were...
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb 23

    Himalaya
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21 February

    L'Homme Sage
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20 February

    Voleur de Roses
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    Re: SotD 17 February Friday

    M7 Fresh
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    Re: M7 Fresh alternatives?

    First off, why are you wanting an alternative? *Are you looking for something "better", or for something "cheaper". *I've yet to come across anything quite like M7 Fresh...except maybe M7, which is...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16 February

    Dzing!
  83. Thread: Onyx

    by seccho
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    Re: Onyx

    From what I can recall it was ok. It's the only fragrance, though, that gave me some real sneezing issues, so, I guess it's ok it didn't blow me away.
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    Re: SotD 15 February Wednesday

    GIT
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    Re: Never received a compliment!

    I received two unsolicited compliments today regarding my fragrance...the first in ages. *First thing this morning I walk in and one of the ladies tells me I always smell so good. *And a little while...
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    Re: SotD 14 Feb. Tuesday

    Dior Homme
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    Re: SOTD Monday February 13

    M7 Fresh
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11 February

    Kyoto
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8 February

    Acqua Di Gio...I guess I decided to get back to my fragrance roots today...the stuff's really not that bad, though the bottle's likely to remain in the back of the cabinet for another long spell ;D
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    Re: Canadian workplace policy: no scents allowed

    My mother, for one, has always been sensitive to perfumes and cigarrette smoke especially. Ever since a couple bouts with bronchitis over the past few years this has gotten somewhat worse. So, I can...
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    Re: SotD Monday 6 February

    Yang
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    Re: SOTD Friday February 3, 2006

    Patou Pour Homme Prive * 8-)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2 February

    Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1 February

    M7 Fresh again...two days in a row is something I haven't done in a while, but I just got the bottle on Monday and it was a long wait. ;D
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    Re: the most powerful sillage

    Agreed. *One spray of this on the back of my neck and I'm good for hours...I'm constantly picking up a strong whiff...I can only imagine the cloud of odour I'm putting out. *This is definitely one of...
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    Re: L'Artisan scents

    I haven't tried Mechant Loup, but I have tried, and loved, both Dzing! and Tea for Two. *Of the two, I prefer the Tea for Two. *Though some of that preference has to do with the longevity issue I...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31 January

    M7 Fresh

    ...the e-bayer I bought this from said 2-9 business days for delivery via parcel post, and damn if it didn't take 9 days...ahhh...an eternity. *But, it finally arrived yesterday....
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    Re: SOTD Monday January 30

    SMW
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28 January

    SOTD: *Nothing. *Twas a lazy Saturday and I didn't even leave the house, which normally wouldn't stop me from applying something...but, this time, it just didn't happen.

    SOTE: *I'm going clubbing...
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    Re: SotD, Thursday January 26

    Ungaro III
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