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  1. Re: Do you drop poor performers from your rotation/lineup?

    I've just bought dolce & gabbana 'The One' samples and I'm not impressed with the Performance at all.
    I'm going to try over spraying to see if that improves performance.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Another bottle of Cerutti Si and Givenchy pi EDP (yes EDP)
    Vintage Antaeus 4ml sample and vintage kenzo homme testers.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    I've been there too!
    Bought Armani mania blind as I'd heard it's been discontinued and I looked at very irresistible too,
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    Re: Best smoky vetiver fragrance poll

    It's got vetiver in it and it smells smoky to me
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    Re: Best smoky vetiver fragrance poll

    Eau Sauvage Parfum
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    [UK] Re: Various Mens & Unisex Fragrances.

    bump
  7. Re: Davidoff Cool Water (Vintage) & Ralph Lauren Polo Sport (Cosmair)

    After a full day wearing Polo Sport today, I think its pretty good but I don't think I'll be keeping it.
    I would probably reach for Cool Water rather than Polo Sport.
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    Re: Which scents do you consider "grungy" ?

    Fahrenheit
    Davidoff Zino
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Chanel Egoiste
    Tuscan Leather Or La Yuqawam
    Burberry London
  9. Re: By Kilian: Straight To Heaven, Splash of .... WHAT ??!!

    I should of googled before I posted !
  10. Re: By Kilian: Straight To Heaven, Splash of .... WHAT ??!!

    Straight to Heaven – Splash of Lemon

    The white cristal inspires a blue and green fresh whirl to Sophie Matisse. Just as you add lemon to your water, the splash of lemon offers an invigorating...
  11. By Kilian: Straight To Heaven, Splash of .... WHAT ??!!

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kilian-Straight-To-Heaven-Splash-Of-Lemon-Perfume-/331534012441?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item4d30f79019
  12. Re: Davidoff Cool Water (Vintage) & Ralph Lauren Polo Sport (Cosmair)

    Thanks for all the Replies. I guess there's room in my wardrobe for it. Will give it a full wearing tomorrow (Polo Sport)
  13. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    21st April - Chanel Antaeus . I'm really surprised ! This smells awesome.
    But is the vintage better ??
  14. Re: Need quick help in some cheap options listed (Please!!)

    CK Be
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    Re: Do you consider Bond No 9 and Creed niche?

    Niche = Expensive but can also = Artisan or Independent etc etc
  16. Re: Need quick help in some cheap options listed (Please!!)

    Everybody likes a compliment once in a while !

    And I think your very Special !
  17. Re: Are these people who post these ads out of their mind?

    I regularly search eBay for fragrances and the difference in 'Buy It Now' prices are sometimes ridiculous.

    I often sell items on ebay too and wouldn't waste my time listing something that's...
  18. Davidoff Cool Water (Vintage) & Ralph Lauren Polo Sport (Cosmair)

    I already have (and Love) my vintage cool water in my wardrobe, recently I read some reviews on RL Polo Sport and after reading the 4 star review in the' Perfumes - the A to Z guide' I decided to...
  19. Re: What's your pick(s) from Comme des Garcons line?

    Thanks. Did I win a prize ?:confused:
  20. Re: What's your pick(s) from Comme des Garcons line?

    CdG 2MAN and 888
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    Re: Blind buy Beyond Paradise Homme?

    I say YES !
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    bumping this thread for more attention and then I will bump again a week before June 1st.
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    Re: Patchouli Base on Office-Friendly Scent

    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven +1

    I don't agree with Givenchy Gentleman. I can identify a wearer from 10 feet away (As good as it is, its not subtle)
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

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    I seem to remember owning a full sized bottle back in the 90's
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    Re: Rochas man intense for the uk??

    There's 2 on UK eBay right now. One of them (more expensive one) is being sold by a basenotes member.
    send them an email with an offer
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    [UK] Various Mens & Unisex Fragrances.

    Lorenzo Villoresi ' Uomo ' EDT 100ml - UNISEX (Small amount used) £ 70 inc special delivery

    Ghost ' Man ' EDT 50ml - Mens (Small amount used) £ 55 inc special delivery

    Dolce & Gabbana ' The One...
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    Re: Rochas man intense for the uk??

    If you pay the premium price there is a bottle on eBay uk,
  28. Re: Have you ever had to deal with fragrance associations with other people?

    A girl I was seeing many years ago and when I was a 'One bottle man' was used to me smelling of New West, rare at the time as I bought it while on holiday in L.A.
    She bumped into a friend of mine,...
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    Re: Fragrances that smell rich/opulent/luxurious?

    I agree. Bruce Wayne would wear Amouage Jubilation XXV

    or maybe By Kilian ' Straight To Heaven '
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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    How old are you 12 ?!
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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    Just wear any fragrance and walk around with your penis out.
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    Re: Creed MI Real or Fake?

    Why would you think allbeauty.com would sell fakes ?
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    Re: Fragrances for gay

    Amyl nitrite pour homme
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    Re: Atkinsons Fragrance

    Ive tried ' The Odd Fellow's Bouquet ' and really liked it.
  35. Re: The One By Dolce & Gabbana reformulation and longevity ?

    I think I may be confusing longevity and projection,

    How is the projection?
  36. Re: The One By Dolce & Gabbana reformulation and longevity ?

    Box shown in pic 2 has ' Isoeugenol ', a fragrance ingredient used to impart a spicy, carnation-like odour to numerous consumer products.
    also BHT (Butylated hydroxytoluene), a potent synthetic...
  37. Re: The One By Dolce & Gabbana reformulation and longevity ?

    From what I can see by looking at pic 1 and 2 the removal of ' butylphenyl methylpropional ' or ' Lilial ' as its also know was because of An IFRA ruling 'restricted due to concerns over irritation...
  38. The One By Dolce & Gabbana reformulation and longevity ?

    I had a friend a while ago comment on how much he loved 'The One' by Dolce & Gabbana but it didn't last long on his skin.

    I was searching through a few threads on Basenotes and came across these...
  39. Re: Fresh, subtle, elegant scent for work in a very warm summer climate?

    Versace Man Eau Fraiche
    Versace Pour Homme
    Mugler Cologne
  40. Re: Declaration D'un Soir OR Comme une Evidence Homme

    I own both and suggest Comme une Evidence Homme for summer use as Declaration D'un Soir may be a bit much in high heat.

    Comme Une Evidence Homme is a really nice subtle woody rose fragrance that...
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    Re: Jil Sander...any men's scents worth owning?

    jil sander man is very nice

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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    maybe you do things differently in Canada ?

    its not a 'hooray' he died on this day, its a lets remember him as he died on this day.
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    It was meant as a nod to him and kouros at the same time. I thought a tribute on the date of his death would be appropriate.
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    I posted this now while it was in my mind, but I'll bump this thread as the date gets nearer.
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    Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Kouros Day June 1st



    After watching the movie about the life of Yves Saint Laurent, it got me thinking about Kouros and how I used to own a bottle back in the 80's.
    Since that though I've...
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    Re: Kouros and ive just made a 'Blind Buy'

    Thanks, but ive just sold it to a mate of mine. I already own Kouros Fraicheur
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    Re: Kouros and ive just made a 'Blind Buy'

    Ive just sold it to a mate of mine as I already have kouros fraicheur.
  48. Thread: Cool Water

    by jonnyv
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    Re: Cool Water

    I don't agree with that statement. I cant get past the 'Grass Skid' note in Green Irish Tweed. (and the fact that I imagine Terry Wogan whenever I smell it)

    I love my vintage Cool water !
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    Re: I love Fahrenheit ! will i like Farenight ?

    im sure its a different fragrance. mine was a copy of Jazz called Pizzaz or Pazzaz (cant remember)

    Try this site for http://www.scent-sational.co.uk/prod-1920.htm

    ive never used them and ive...
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    Re: Kouros and ive just made a 'Blind Buy'

    I found them on eBay. I guess there is still a few of them around
  51. Re: Let's have an intelligent discussion about... The GAG Reflex

    2 fragrances caused a sort of gag reaction for me.

    1: Costume National ' Scent Intense'

    I bought after reading good reviews and wore it and thought it was the worst fragrance I had ever smelt....
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    Re: Kouros and ive just made a 'Blind Buy'

    Yes, I have both.

    I used to wear Kouros back in the 80's and always thought it would be very dated if I wore it now.
    So after reading the article I mentioned about Kouros and this thread on the...
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    Re: Aventus or GIT for a trip to Thailand?

    Thats a good question! I guess it would be wherever you would spend most of your time.
    I know from being in Hong Kong with high humidity after a rain storm and then going into an air conditioned...
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    Re: Aventus or GIT for a trip to Thailand?

    As has been said many times. Neither of them!

    2 really bad choices for Temperature and humidity!
  55. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    :lolk: I couldn't smell him as I had my windows up while he was pushing my car
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    Re: KOUROS ...by Tom Ford.

    Inspired by Andre and his awesome Kouros: Scent of the Gods review,

    Just found this and bought on ebay

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    Kouros and ive just made a 'Blind Buy'

    After reading threads on here and the excellent ' Kouros: the scent of the gods ' webpages
    http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspot.it/2014/01/kouros-scent-of-gods-12.html

    I decided to find and...
  58. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    I would. I don't let anyone appearance intimidate me.

    When my car wouldn't start many years ago after I had stopped for a cup of tea at a roadside café, I asked one of the Hells angels that had...
  59. Thread: Kouros Silver?

    by jonnyv
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    Re: Kouros Silver?

    no reminders of the original at all. Its like a new fragrance.
    Sorry I wasn't very detailed in my original post. I tried a few fragrances there including the Dolce & Gabbana Intenso which I quite...
  60. Thread: Kouros Silver?

    by jonnyv
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    Re: Kouros Silver?

    Just got back From Schipol Airport Amsterdam and they have Kouros Silver for sale. Im not very Impressed
  61. Re: Scentstory 24 Gold Oud Edition...........or............Platinum Oud Edition

    Yes I owned both when I saw them for sale on www.thefragranceshop.co.uk
    They were both a blind buy as I'd only ever seen them for sale in The middle east.
    24 gold oud edition isn't as good as 24...
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    Re: Winter apple pie type fragrance

    Another vote for Ambre Narguile or Dolcelisir ' L`Erbolario ' for a cheaper version of Ambre Narguile
  63. Re: Lomani Intense Black, best frag for the money?

    I also think its awesome. A fantastic fragrance for a fantastic price
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdijan APOM Homme

    I've just bought a part used bottle of APOM and it smells good when I smell the sprayer, but today I gave it its first wearing at a family Lunch and WOW !
    This really is an amazing fragrance, and...
  65. Re: Would it be crude to give our unwanted fragrances to the homeless?

    I quoted you because you said (in My opinion) something equally disagreeable as the original post.

    if his job or disability isn't the reason for your 'Charity' then why mention either ?

    And...
  66. Re: Would it be crude to give our unwanted fragrances to the homeless?

    How patronising ! You feel the need to give him hand-outs because he's a cleaner or because he has a stutter ?

    This thread has got me wound up. I need to lie down.
  67. Re: Would it be crude to give our unwanted fragrances to the homeless?

    That's the most stupidest question I've ever read in my years of being on the internet!

    I hope you remain a guest and don't consider joining, you idiot !
  68. Thread: UK Users

    by jonnyv
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    Re: UK Users

    me too. I'm here
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    Re: Just joined,wanted to say hello

    Welcome. and get out while you can !

    I used to own one bottle of EDT at a time, now I own over 70 bottles
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    Re: Samples / Decants in the UK

    https://bloomperfume.co.uk/

    http://www.lessenteurs.com/
  71. Re: Obsession for men, multiple older versions? CK Cosmetics Co? Help!

    It's arrived !


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  72. Re: What perfume would Christian Grey buy for Ana on Valentine's Day?

    Etat Libre d`Orange - Secretions Magnifiques
  73. Re: Kouros Fraicheur. I remember your older brother.......

    No I haven't tried the current Kouros, and I really don't think I should, due to the 80's nightclub memories.

    I'm going to try Kouros Fraicheur tomorrow as it cost me quite a lot of £'s !
  74. Kouros Fraicheur. I remember your older brother.......

    Hi Kouros Fraicheur, I remember your older Brother known to me as 'Kouros' .

    I used to see him in the Nightclubs in the 80's with his permed hair and open shirt with medallion showing. He was...
  75. Re: Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit to your frag obses

    No, I try to hide my Fragrance collecting habits by telling them I collect books on Serial Killers
  76. Re: Obsession for men, multiple older versions? CK Cosmetics Co? Help!

    On a similar thread regarding Vintage Eternity
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/393676-Calvin-Klein-Eternity-1989-(Vintage)
    I searched and found a part used bottle and bought it straight away.
    ...
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    Re: Straight to Heaven vs Aventus

    Although I did choose Straight To Heaven as my scent of the day today and its a wonderful fragrance !
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    Re: Straight to Heaven vs Aventus

    I've got both and I would choose Aventus
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    Re: Miles by Detaille

    I've also been thinking about a blind buy of Miles. was going to try the samples from the website but they cost about 12 euros and I only want to try Miles.
    I've seen it compared to Frapin 1270...
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    Re: Frags with an ultimate GOTHIC vibe?

    Tom ford noir de noir
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    [UK] Re: Blood Concept 'O' & Mancera Aoud

    bump
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    Re: Jacques Bogart Pour Homme (2004)

    Absolutely Not !!
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    Re: What to buy/wear for a Bahama's cruise??

    Daytime: Tommy Bahama Set Sail St. Barts
    Nightime; Custo Barcelona 'Custo Man' or JPG 'Fleur Du Male Cologne'
  84. Fragrance to Compliment or Contrast with your surroundings ?

    I'm going to Amsterdam in March for a few days with mates and was thinking about which of my fragrances to take with me.

    I'm not sure if I should choose a fragrance that blends in with the...
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    Re: Problem with Fahrenheit

    I had a problem with Fahrenheit during a weekend away with mates last year.
    I love it and wore it everyday.
    But, one day during a taxi ride a mate said ' is that Kouros your wearing?'
    I said...
  86. Re: Would You Hate Me If I Said I Like Insurrection Pure More Than Aventus?

    I didn't like you in the first place
  87. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread: January - May 2015

    No problem. I just meant if it falls through with psebi (if not in uk)

    Thanks
  88. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread: January - May 2015

    Bigfish, if the above falls through then I'd love to sample the IA range. Thanks
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    [UK] Re: Blood Concept 'O' & Mancera Aoud

    bump
  90. Re: Stuff you overhear or are told while testing Fragrances

    Sometimes I'm quite insulted by the sales assistants.
    I've got up and showered and chosen a suitable fragrance from my growing collection,
    Then after weaving my way through the fragrance aisles...
  91. Stuff you overhear or are told while testing Fragrances

    I was out today testing a few fragrances in Stores in Birmingham (UK) and I overheard the following,

    from one fragrance browser to another

    ' Have you heard of creed ? You should try that,...
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    [UK] Blood Concept 'O' 40ml Perfume Dropper

    Blood Concept 'O' 40ml Parfum Dropper tested once £45 (boxed)


    Prices include UK Postage.
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    Re: Anyone try out Lomani Intense Black?

    its also available from www.beautybase.com For £15 for UK Buyers.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - December 2014

    Vila Hermanas 'Oud' candle
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    Re: Iceberg The Fragrance for men

    This was on my 'to buy' list, but got overlooked. I often look at the perfumer behind frags I already have and like.
    I own Burberry London, Burberry London special Edition 2009, comme un evidence...
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    Re: What you wear if your 90yrs old

    I'd wear something strong to cover up the smell of stale Urine and body odour.
  97. Re: is there a point of using good smelling body wash when you have cologne/deodarant

    I always use an unscented Body wash and deodorant.
  98. Re: What fragrance truly deserves the moniker "Spicebomb"?

    I smiled to myself when I read the thread title.

    Some years ago I bought samples of Burberry London and Spicebomb from the same seller.
    Both arrived in 1ml sample vials and hand labelled, I...
  99. Poll: Re: Too Much Choice !? Help me choose for a night out next weekend.

    The winner with 14 votes (32.56 %) is

    Christian Dior - Fahrenheit (Vintage)
  100. Poll: Re: Too Much Choice !? Help me choose for a night out next weekend.

    Only a few hours left to express your opinion.
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