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  1. Thread: Angel men

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    Re: Angel men

    Finally tried a sample of Angel men recently. It's definitely interesting. I get a mix of peppermint, chocolate, and that tar/rubber note that people mention.
  2. Re: Davidoff Cool Water... First time buying and will be the last

    Funny you mention Subway, Cool Water once garnered me a compliment from a girl working at Subway. It's one of the few fragrances that I've been complimented on. I have Aventus, Pure Malt, and...
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    Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I have a hard time smelling LIDGE on my skin after 3-4 hours. Anyone else think LIDGE smells similar to root beer?
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    Re: The worst of the worst: Projection / Longevity

    I thought Man Eau Fraiche only lasted 1-2 hours on my skin, but a friend of mine has complimented me on it a couple of times when she's hugged me 4-5 hours after application.
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    Re: What is THE 90s fragrance?

    Polo Sport for me. Loved the fresh, clean smell at the time (early-mid 90's).
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    Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    Someone has mentioned getting a root beer smell with LIDGE. Haven't heard the port wine comparison.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Cool Water is one of the 2 fragrances in my collection that I've received compliments on. The other one is Rive Gauche. Nothing from Aventus, L'Instant Extreme, or Pure Malt so far.
  8. Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    The only comment I've ever had when wearing LIDGE, from a male friend at a bar: "Someone smells like patchouli, is that you?"

    I thought this would be a compliment-getter, so far I'm a bit...
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    Re: Arpege pH Discontinued

    Blind bought the 1oz from Marshall's for 10 bucks about a year ago. On my skin this is a sweet, powerful vanilla bomb. It's a bit feminine for my taste, but not bad for the price.
  10. Re: Pick a number, win a Spicebomb sample with mini aftershave balm..U.S. only:).

    #56
  11. Re: Better for Summer Nights: Rochas Man or Armani Code

    I own and enjoy both, but if you're looking for something with good projection that garners compliments, neither. On my skin both have good longevity but average to below average projection. If you...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris

    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
  13. Re: AVENTUS $75, Creed Silver Mountain Water & MI $66...Bond No 9 New York Oud $73..

    Received my Aventus split Saturday. Nice job of packaging and the atomizer is great. Great seller, thank you!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yeah, LIDGE does sound like a bathroom or furniture cleaning product.
  15. Re: dior homme intense vs guerlain L'Instant,L'Instant extreme

    These DHI vs. LIDGE threads just will not stop, will they? Also, that was quite a run on sentence by the OP. Periods are your friend.
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    Re: Boucheron Jaipur EDP - Where to buy?

    I don't know that you'll have any better luck finding the EDP in the USA. In my opinion it's even harder to find than L'Instant Extreme here.

    Edit: I reread your post and checked fragrancenet and...
  17. Re: How many sprays of A*men and where do you apply it?

    I usually do 1 spray to my left butt cheek ;)
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    Re: I really like L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme

    I like it but I've yet to receive a compliment. I do 1-2 sprays and no one seems to notice it on me.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, December 16, 2011

    http://ak.buy.com/PI/0/350/215765837.jpg
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    Re: SOTD-Tuesday-November-22-2011

    http://www.essence-store.com/images/detailed/0/Rochas-Man-Men.gif
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    Re: Your Top 3 fall/Winter 2011 Fragrance

    1. Pure Malt
    2. L'Instant Extreme
    3. Rochas Man
    3a. Rive Gauche
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    Re: L'Instant Extreme...try before Buy?

    It's a pretty safe blind buy, not very many people dislike this stuff. As others have alluded to, if you don't like it, you can resell it at a profit, especially in the USA. As you probably know, its...
  23. Re: I paid 39.90 EURO ($55.35 USD) for a 100 ml of One Million...is that a good deal?

    Won't you smell like every other guy who's there?:cheesy:
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    Re: Chanel Bleu de Chanel

    "I'm not going to be the person I'm expected to be anymore." "Be unexpected, Bleu de Chanel."

    This is what is said in the commercial that is airing in the United States. They are advertising this...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I've never understood the concept of closing a thread unless posters were offending others, or some rules of Basenotes were violated. If a thread doesn't interest me, I don't open it.
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    Re: Best designed EDT bottle - in your view is ?

    If we're talking sprayer functionality, the Armani Code sprayer is the best in my collection. It's pretty powerful.
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    Re: Best designed EDT bottle - in your view is ?

    +1 for Versace the Dreamer. I don't own it but I like the look of the bottle.

    I disagree with the OP about Rive Gauche. Love the scent but I think the bottle is awful.
  28. Re: So im out at a bar with the buddies watching football

    Go Detroit Lions! :vrolijk_26: My 39 years of mostly misery as a Lions fan may be over! Go University of Michigan Wolverines!

    But I digress.....Yeah, L'Instant Extreme seems a strange choice for...
  29. Re: So im out at a bar with the buddies watching football

    I agree, I love it but it probably shouldn't be called football.
  30. Re: So im out at a bar with the buddies watching football

    Just to clarify for the non-Americans, you were watching American football, not that boring thing that we Americans call soccer, right? :evil::evil::evil::wink:
  31. Re: Look what came in the mail today... a new bottle of....L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme

    The answer to your question is no, absolutely not. Two of the most raved about fragrances are L'Instant Extreme and Pure Malt. One is hard to find in the US and the other is hard to find anywhere....
  32. Re: Look what came in the mail today... a new bottle of....L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme

    For the love of god, NO.
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    Re: Your top 5 winter and fall fragrances

    Rive Gauche
    Pure Malt
    L'Instant Extreme (I'm already including this one even though I just received it in the mail and haven't tried it yet)
    Rochas Man
    Lanvin Arpege Pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 15, 2011

    It's the first cool day of late summer/early fall in Michigan, so I'm breaking out my newly acquired bottle of this greatly hyped scent:

    ...
  35. Re: Where can I find Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme Eau Extreme shipped to the USA ?

    I also blind bought this from Amazon. I hope it's not a fake.
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    Re: La Nuit De L' Homme EDT or EDP

    I don't know, this seems to be one of the few fragrances in which people say the EDT projects more and/or they like the scent better than the EDP.
  37. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Agreed, it was a blind buy for me too, and this is the safest blind buy ever if anyone is worried about spending the money. 70 dollars isn't bad at all and as we all know, if I hate it I could sell...
  38. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Right. And somehow they'll be out of stock again before I can order, I'll bet. Screw TM. I've sent them 2 angry emails, like that matters.
  39. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Well, I give up, I'm done wasting any more time on this. What a joke of a company.
  40. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Good point, we don't know the price. I'm guessing more than the $80 on Nordstroms from the last release.
  41. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    Hey Thierry Mugler, here's an idea! Stop screwing over the public and bring back Pure Malt for good, not just as a limited edition or for only 24 hours!
  42. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    "Dare to try the sensual freshness of Mugler Cologne"

    I'm starting to get pissed off.
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    Re: Live Jazz or Versace Eau Fraiche?

    Agreed, this thread is over 2 years old, I'm guessing he made his decision a long time ago!

    Hopefully he chose something else because he was concerned about longevity, and Live Jazz and especially...
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    Re: What is the height of generic mediocrity?

    Do you just spray it on there or do something more painful? ;)
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    Re: Creed Frag for 15 yr old

    Personally, I don't think any 15 year old should be spending that kind of money on a fragrance. No offense, that's just my opinion.
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    Re: Now I understand what they mean by Creed Aventus batch variations

    It is unacceptable for there to be so much batch variation from such a reputable house.
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    Re: New Haarlem..What do you get from it?

    Too rich for me. The price, not the smell ;P

    I'll stick with Rochas Man, although I wish it had better projection.
  48. Poll: Re: Which one of these will get me the most compliments ?

    That isn't necessarily true. I've never received a single compliment for Versace Man Eau Fraiche ;)
  49. Re: Best way to apply The Dreamer on skin and clothes !!

    Do you hide for an hour while the topnotes (which many reviewers describe as harsh and synthetic) progress? I haven't tried the Dreamer, but I'm tempted to get it because so many reviewers say it's...
  50. Poll: Re: Which one of these will get me the most compliments ?

    Allure Edition Blanche gets abuse here? I don't think so, I've seen more compliments than complaints on this site.
  51. Re: What is your current fascination/temptation as of today?

    Well, as my thoughts turn to fall and cooler weather, I'm thinking I need to get Guerlain L'Instant Extreme. Or Dior Homme Intense. Or L'Occitane Eau des Baux. Or Versace the Dreamer. Or Michael...
  52. Re: It's Official: Rochas Man INTENSE is Impossible to Find in USA

    So it joins the club with Guerlain L'Instant Extreme, then.
  53. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    You already have one alternative, L'Instant Extreme.
  54. Re: dior Homme Intense - I finally sprung for a bottle

    Unfortunately L'Instant Extreme is even more difficult to find in the USA than Dior Homme Intense.
  55. Re: Battle of Two Fresh & Popular Summer Fragrances: Polo Blue vs Versace Man Eau Fraiche

    I wouldn't recommend Man Eau Fraiche. I own it but the longevity and projection is not good on me. I haven't tried Polo Blue. I recommend L'eau D'Issey Pour Homme by Issey Miyake if your looking for...
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    Re: Monsters of longevity and sillage

    No it doesn't. I'm surprised to see Rochas Man mentioned as a powerhouse fragrance. As others have said, its a good fragrance and I have gotten 8-9 hours of longevity, but the projection is poor...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - June 2011

    Cubano Gold (Victory International) at Marshall's. 120mL for 10 dollars US.
  58. Re: Any Suggestions for a Vanilla based fragrance?

    I'm confused. You really don't consider Un Bois Vanille expensive?
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    Re: Turn around on Jaipur- Thanks Laph!

    Is just me or is the EDP impossible to find in the US?
  60. Re: What cologne do you think is the best for spring?

    YSL Live Jazz. Refressing minty and citrussy opening. Projection is okay, could be better though. Inexpensive, good spring fragrance.
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    Re: Which Scent Do You Keep in Your Car?

    I don't keep any cologne in my car. It would be convenient, but the temperature extremes in summer and winter can't be good.
  62. Re: Looking for Something Very Sexy, But LOW Sillage...

    +1 Rochas Man

    Sexy, low sillage, good longevity (I get 8-10 hours). It's a good romantic scent.
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    Re: Help Me Perfect My Collection!

    I looked at the reviews of Animale Animale and while they are overwhelmingly positive, some people complained of poor longevity and projection compared to Angel Men.
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    Re: Scents that you go to when you cant decide ?

    Lately, it's been Rive Gauche for me.
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    Re: Scents that you go to when you cant decide ?

    Lol, thanks for pointing out this feature, I hadn't noticed it before! Unfortunately, when I tried it, my least favorite fragrance in my wardroge came up, Versace Man Eau Fraiche. Disappears within...
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    Re: Just blind bought...

    At this rate, I predict Jonny will have about 200 fragrances by the end of the year.
  67. Re: Michael Jackson Fragrance Line To Debut In March 2011

    What's the punchline to this joke? Will the fragrance smell like Jesus juice and cotton candy? Propofol?
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    Re: When/how do YOU wear Rive Gauche?

    I wore this to class the other day. It was the first day of this class and I found that we were squeezed into a small room in close quarters; every seat was taken. I did 2 sprays to my chest and 1 on...
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    Re: all purpose warm weather fragrance

    L'eau D'Issey Pour Homme by Issey Miyake. If you get it, don't go crazy on the trigger. No more than 2-3 sprays, its a fairly powerful citrus scent.
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, 8th January, 2011

    Lanvin Arpege pour homme
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    Re: SotD: Friday, 7 January 2011

    Rive Gauche by YSL
  72. Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille: strong longevity and sillage, but is it actually a compliment-getter?

    No compliments? As expensive as this stuff is, it had better be a pheromone cologne, lol. Apparently I'm financially challenged compared to many of you. I know, I know, buy a sample online.
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    Re: Apple Note with Good Longevity

    I've heard the longevity with Reaction is absymal, within 1-2 hours it's gone.
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    Re: Looking for a Classic Fragrance

    How about Terre D'Hermes? It's been 4 whole years since that release :laugh:
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    30 ml (1 oz) Lanvin Arpege Pour Homme for $9.99 USD from Marshall's.
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    Re: Signature scent...which?

    Allure Homme Sport is also more of a spring/summer fragrance. Rumblefish is right, we need more info about you and the types of fragrances you like.
  77. Re: Which Designer fragrances are equal or better than Niche house quality?

    This is probably one of the more frequently posted thread questions on basenotes. No disrespect intended towards the OP.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, Vol. 2

    Lol, I saw the 100ml Burberry London at Marshalls. The same thing happpened with me, I thought it was the edt and got really excited. Then I saw that it was body cream.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I'm pretty sure no one knows what you're talking about or why you are insulting people for no reason.
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    What fragrances smell like incense?

    I was at a pub with my friend last night who works at a place where they burn incense. He received a compliment from the bartender (a friend of ours) who thought he smelled like incense from his...
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    Re: My experience with Grey Flannel Today

    Yeah, I always see GF at the Marshall's in my area, too. I've never tried it but I'm tempted to make it a blind buy. Many basenoters like it, and its dirt cheap. About 12-14 dollars for a 3.4 oz, if...
  82. Re: What is a fragrance you thought you'd love but ended up hating?

    What perfume does Penny wear, brotha?
  83. Re: L'Eau D'Issey, Versace Eau Fraiche and JOOP! Nightflight question

    I agree with you about the gym thing. I don't understand why someone would wear fragrance while working out, unless they don't shower afterwards, which is disgusting. If you shower afterwards, you're...
  84. Re: L'Eau D'Issey, Versace Eau Fraiche and JOOP! Nightflight question

    I haven't tryed Nightflight but I own the other two. I'm really surprised that Man Eau Fraiche lasts longer than Issey for you. I like both fragrances, but I do like Issey better, and Issey lasts...
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    Re: Basic Wardrobe Editing now available

    Trebor,
    Thanks so much for this. I've been trying to figure out how to rate longevity in my wardrobe and you're the only one who's explained it (that I know of).
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    Re: Which Fragrance "Just Clicks" for You?

    Burberry London may not be a niche scent but it seems to get a lot of love on Basenotes. The only complaint is the fleeting longevity.
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    Re: Santa smelling good.

    Burberry London. Smells Christmassy to me.
  88. Re: looking for a "cheap" masculine scent that women will love

    Rive Gauche. Cheap, masculine, women love it, and its not overly popular in the U.S.
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 3 May 2010

    +1 for Cool Water by Davidoff

    It garnered me a compliment today. I was in line at a Subway restaurant (American sandwiches) and the girl behind the counter said "someone smells nice" and the man...
  90. Re: There's a new Le Male "cheapo:" move over Cuba Gold !

    Is this cologne a secret or are you referring to one of the colognes mentioned in this thread?
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, May 1, 2010

    Warm, kind of humid day today.

    L'Eau D'Issey by Issey Miyake.
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 April 2010

    SotD: Candies for Men
    SotE: Rochas Man

    I'm feeling sweet today, I guess.
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    Re: SotD, Monday, 26th April 2010

    Yesterday:
    L'Eau de Issey Pour Homme - Issey Miyake

    Today:
    Hmmm, not sure yet, kind of gloomy outside, maybe Rive Gauche.
  94. Re: What Fragrance(s) Do You Wish You Can Buy at This Very Moment?

    Bond No. 9 New Haarlem

    I can't justify buying it because it's expensive and I already own 1 gourmand that I like (Rochas Man).
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 23rd April 2010

    +1 for Cool Water
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 22nd April 2010

    It's a beautiful, sunny day!

    Versace Man Eau Fraiche.
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 19th April 2010

    Cool Water (Davidoff)
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    Re: your next fragrance haul

    L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme
    L'occitane Eau des Baux
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 16th April 2010

    L'eau D'Issey by Issey Miyake
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    Re: Scented Monkey Purchase....Problems Ensue

    I order from fragrancenet.com and scentiments.com and I've never had any problems. I don't order from Amazon or Ebay because I've seen too many complaints about fakes. I've seen people compliment...
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