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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    LOL.

    That's certainly the safe spot, unless you have the right answer.
    Particularly when it comes to purses, clothing, hairdos......
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    I'll be interested in your thoughts!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Etienne aigner by Etienne aigner 1975

    Zzzz folks!
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    Re: Luca Turin Cult

    Often, when reading Turin, I am most interested and entertained not in what he thinks as much as how he thinks.

    I can also say the same of ClaireV whose thoughtful insight often successfully...
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    You date your mother. You may view the scent fondly much the same as Emeraude with my own Mom
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Indeed! It many times threw up a "walk away" impulse. That, even, when a woman in other ways was engaging , interesting and most beautiful.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    I love that! Clever and wholly amusing!
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    I prefer to view myself as more of a Troll-baiter.

    May I add that Jontue with it's boosted Tuberose is up there with my vote for worst fragrance!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Hmm. That begs the question of how long the scent was produced and bottled
    The geek in me loves to collect anecdotal info to do a little forensics and develop theories.
    I'm in search for the...
  10. Re: How to identify vintage Maxim's Pour Homme?

    Agreed. The search is there to find the producers bar-coded unicorn. Hah!
    In any case it is likely old fashioned enough to be ignored by the massive cloud of Calone driven stuff of the 90's. I...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Truthfully I haven't seen or owned anything other than pre-barcode

    However this proves interesting!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Done! Add to my list of backups 30ml of pre-barcode.
    The musk in this whether AC or natural is extraordinarily suited to the Masculine.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Yes. I may need to pick up another bottle before your mentioning has it disturb the market. You devil!
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    I've heard that next generation Ritalin Flankers and Prevagin may help in cases of Narcolepsy and lack of critical thinking skills.
  15. Re: Which classic fragrances are still worth buying the current version of?

    I have found current Pour Monsieur rather disappointing The metallic rind scorches the nostrils and makes the whole scent unbalanced and nasty
  16. Re: Which classic fragrances are still worth buying the current version of?

    Recently some rather pleasant Guerlains. Mitsouko Special Edition and Heritage EDP
  17. Re: Pour Monsieur help - Are these all the same? Chanel for men, Gentleman's cologne etc.

    A plausible view.

    I would offer that the 1990's brought some changes to formula offering a lighter application of Oakmoss and a move to a more calonic freshness.
    This coming from comparison of A...
  18. Re: What fragrances do YOU find backup bottle worthy?

    Looking in my Wardrobe I have backups of Bugatti 1992, Hermes Bel Ami vintage shaker, Fazzolari Narcisse, Balenciaga Ho Hang Club, Hermes Eau d'Hermes, Diptyque Oud Palao, Chanel Pour Monsieur...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    This picture instantly rises heartbeat and actually has my mouth dripping Saliva a out of each corner!
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    My definition of Battery Chicken.

    Chicken which has been confined to a cage, fed growth hormone-ed antibiotic and largely tastes of a standard unhealthy vacant "blandness".

    Most North...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    What a wonderful thought as I drift off into Trazadone induced pagan slumber.......zzzzz
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Going to bed tonite wearing Oland, one of my fave Avon gems.

    Would'nt have been caught dead wearing this in the 70's. Hah!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I concur.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Initial issue of Dior Sauvage. It has lowered the expectations of Designer fragrances going forward and like battery chicken accustomed tastes for assault levels of Ambroxin and Monsanto anti-biotic
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    So what you are saying is that you have expertise in vacuous rhetoric?
  27. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Aramis Devin Vintage
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    A Gentleman's Spray Cologne by Chanel pre-barcode.

    The dusty Oakmoss base supports the Aromatics for 4 hours now.

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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Let's drown in poisonous levels of Oakmoss!

    I'm currently wearing a pre-code Chanel. Oakmoss. Heavily dusted. Mixing with my own musk, has me kissing my biceps. Not unlike GFFM pre-code.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Indeed I am. Said to be a 30's sample. I have no way of verifying. That being said, my first thoughts were, Ace toned Alcohol and Adelhydic remnant, Yep. An enormous bouquet of Blooms. Yep. Where's...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Hmm! You smell good buddy!

    Particularly with what seems a First Edition!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    As A Gentleman"s Spray Cologne from the 80's pre-code.

    Superior Bergamot and a better moss balance versus Contemporary.

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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    Peaks my interest. I remember Matt's argument, where he challenged other Basenoters. His Curiousity and Artistic temperament has sent him forward to produce with some apparent success!
    I have Civet...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I like your style!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

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    Nuit de Noel Caron EDC 60's 70's
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    SOTE Deep Vintage Chanel Cuir de Russie Extrait

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th February, 2020

    Elie Saab Vetiver No. 6
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    "Relax people, he is not a racist."
    LOL.
    Your statement proves suspect.

    What are you selling?
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    Re: The Power Of A Bottle

    Peau d'Espagne
    Old Spice
    Emeraude
    Bois D'Ilses
    English Leather
    Eau Sauvage

    Adorn Hairspray
    Shalimar
    Cashmere Soap
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Hmm! Valuable acquisition.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th February, 2020

    Spirit Bear Amore
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    Re: Valentines Day choice

    Memoir Man and a meal of Beef Stroganoff will have me entering my wife's boudoir and allowed to stay all night if I play it right.
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    Re: Best Guerlain ever ....

    Hmm!!
    I've sniffed 2019 Vintage Mitsouko. I have to compare to Vintage 2020.
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    Re: Best Guerlain ever ....

    Very well. Talk a little more about you views of Terre d'Hermes. I have found that Vintage 2016-2019 very agreeable and anything forward bordering on disgusting. I haven't tasted current Guerlain...
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    Re: Best Guerlain ever ....

    Any of the Cringeworthy, disgusting Vintage Guerlain you are wanting to unload please send me a PM. I'll dispose of them for you!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    You've been lured by it's narcotic.
    Subsequent wearings will test your stamina and eat you alive.
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    Re: What makes a perfume “sexy”?

    PC agrees with this view.
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    Re: Overrated fragrances FOR YOU.

    I don't know about that Mon Ami. You provide winning argument lately with Prissana Mandarava. I would say that ClaireV offers another winning argument that had me challenging my view of the same....
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    Re: Overrated fragrances FOR YOU.

    I can understand that as I wait forever for a bottle of a Vintage Narcisse Noir Lotion.
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    Re: Overrated fragrances FOR YOU.

    Interesting. I for one am thrilled to see a favourite fragrance showing up in here, as it challenges my subjective views and makes room for argument.
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    Re: Overrated fragrances FOR YOU.

    Good list here.
    I'll add my old guy's lost in the 80's comment. Totally Objective. Hah!
    Everything most highly rated Men's save Fahrenheit and Kouros in Vintage.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Mandarava

    Like it better on my wife as it's Nag Soapiness mixes better with Femine Musk. It's powder and mustiness is interestingly
    Old Lady Swish.

    ClaireV has provided us with her thoughts...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Ha! Spot on.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Indeed. Rose, Patchouli Fem Chypre with a touch of Cardamom. Right up my Valley!
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    "Diabetic, coma-inducing, supermarket cupcake"

    A short part of a sentence that proves perfectly descriptive.
    My teeth ring and I physically shudder involuntarily.
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    Re: What makes a perfume “sexy”?

    The scent working with the wearers Musk and their personal confidence.
  57. Re: Today I finished my bottle of................

    First bottle of Luciano Pavarotti by Luciano Pavarotti.
    Time to break open the second.
  58. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    That Sycomore is missing from your Wardrobe KBE!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I have to admit, I'm powerless over my instinct to tongue-tip my Vintage scents.
    I do refuse to give up a drop of Bergamot or Frankincense on Vanilla ice-cream.
  60. Re: Sorting through the Diptyque house, list your favorites and best iyo!

    I yield to your youthful memory!

    Folly of youth with your tastes.

    I have little time to play with Contemporary.

    My tastes are narrowing, just like my arteries
    Hah!
  61. Re: Sorting through the Diptyque house, list your favorites and best iyo!

    Must be your other girl. I seem to remember sending a sample off to you years ago with a little Lather Oud for comparison

    You choose to wear Chanel Bleu today, however I still Love You Girly!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Truth be told, I often tongue tip Vintage to identify things like Oakmoss.
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    Re: The ghosts in vintage perfume

    Hednic likely has a Wardrobe that could provide a valid control.
  64. Re: Sorting through the Diptyque house, list your favorites and best iyo!

    Oud Palao is Candy. I've just broken the seal on a second bottle.
    Tempo is a dandy Patchouli that fits nicely in my Wardrobe.
    Fleur de Peau uses Iris in a remarkably elegant way. Try it on your...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    La Nuit by Paco Rabanne

    Oh how I love this Chypre!

    A beautiful blending with Civet rounding it all out. I want to lick myself!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Gianfranco Ferre for Man 1980's bottling.

    Ummmm. Later bottlings are exceptional.
    This bottling is a Monumental Scent. Regal . An Oakmoss Masterpiece.
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    Re: Eau d'Hermes - differences in versions.

    Wearing three formulations of this gem lately.
    1989 Black Top
    2001 Coppertop
    2019 Black Top.
    1989 has become my favourite. Citrus Floral and Civet are so smoothly integrated.This Symphonic...
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    Re: Coffee based frgrance

    Oud Luwak manages to avoid the overboiled scent of instant coffee.

    Lovely!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    1980's Mitsouko Parfum de Toilette.
  70. Re: What do you consider an appropriate fresh/aquatic scent for a man in his 40s?

    Any man,40 and over, is best,not be scented by a fresh/aquatic, in public.
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    Re: Raunchy, dirty and elegant leathers.

    Eau d'Hermes.

    You degenerates have convinced me of it's Raunch and Leather.

    There is little more elegant than the crease beneath a women's....
    Mammaries.

    I love this crew.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    I'd love to nose this.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Etienne Aigner by Etienne Aigner 1975

    Layered A/S and EDT

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    Re: Vintage Sample Swap and Synchronization II

    Hmm!
    Have this EDC coming. I was impressed with the Tabac Blond EDC. Wonder if this will do the same for moi.

    Samples of both,in deep Vintage Parfum, are, well, Eyerollers!
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    Re: Raunchy, dirty and elegant leathers.

    Owning the earlier Vintage, Coppertop and the current, I concur with ZC's assessment. sessment.
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    Re: Raunchy, dirty and elegant leathers.

    Leather Oud starts off Raunchy and drydown becomes ultra cushy Elegant Leather.
    Peau d'Espagne starts off brutally and as it dries down throws off an extraordinarily Elegant refined Leather.
    Eau...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Layering is always nice. Vintage Aftershaves have a higher proportion of animal based Cephlaxin and Oils that work well on my face . Work well as a deodorant as well. EDT's tend to irritate my face...
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    Re: FAVORITE CHANEL perfume men ?

    Yep!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Chanel A Gentleman's Cologne After Shave layered with EDT 1980"s
  80. Thread: Vulgar

    by purecaramel
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    Re: Vulgar

    My partner insists that Papillon Salome is vulgar. Me I view it as a humorous statement on the use of Animalics in Florals.

    Vulgar for me is the misuse of Ambroxan, AC's and others in many...
  81. Re: A Brief Sampling of Henry Jacques Perfumes

    Try "Down to Heart"
  82. Re: what are you favorite vintage leathers from days of yore?

    Double Post
  83. Re: what are you favorite vintage leathers from days of yore?

    Bel Ami Vintage
    Tabac Blond Vintage
    Eau d'Hermes Vintage
    Etienne Aigner 1975
    Avon Leather
    Avon Oland
    Peau d'Espagne
    Russiche Leder
    Elisha Vologne
    Moschino Pour Homme
  84. Thread: Top 3 now.

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    Re: Top 3 now.

    Top 3 Vintage zMasculine
    Bel Ami Vintage 86-87
    Bugatti 1992
    Etienne Aigner 1975

    3 Vintage Feminine
    Cuir de Russie EDC 1970's
    Tabac Blond EDC 1970's
    Vol de Nuit Extrait 1970's
    Eau d'Hermes ...
  85. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Eternite by Godet from Sample

    I may need to have a small bottle of this.

    Rather elegant start of Prune and Toasted Nuts.
    Delicate Jasmine weaved into a softly smoked Amber.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Pump and short allows a third rate car salesman become a leader of a business or perhaps even a country.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Hmm! Let me run $1325 through your Ebay account and I'll leave you a residual.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Nuit de Noel Caron Parfum Vintage from sample.

    A purchase of this in Lotion/EDC strength is in the mail.
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    Etienne Aigner by Etienne Aigner 1975

    Picture of a 125 ml Eau de Toilette

    Purchased today a 125ml A/S. I am happy to layer with this sleeper.

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    Re: Help dating Lauder for Men

    Thanks to Jack Hunter, PStoller and others.
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    Re: Help dating Lauder for Men

    If you promise to think about the meaning of " start" in my statement,, I'll promise to concentrate on the word "doubt" in your statement.
  94. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    My understanding is this Forum is centered upon perfumes marketed to Males, certainly. I would argue that it additionally provides Forum to practice Male rhetoric and is open to all.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Indeed. The best part of this scent is the most agreeable part of this scent family is the drydown. To my nose BDP counts as a family member of other classical Masculines as Pour Monsieur, Nicolai...
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    Re: Help dating Lauder for Men

    You could start by punching into Checkcosmetic. That number seems to be on that bottom label
  97. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    ZC. You Rule. My stomach hurts and I'm out of breath!
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    Bakul Medjool

    Has anybody scented this DSH perfume?

    Someone told me that it scents like a better quality TSLMV candle from Goop as it bases with a remarkable dose of Jasmine and Cardamom Absolute.
  99. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    I suppose we could be called a Polyaromatic Community.
    Well. Except for the Aventus sub-group who profess Monoaromaticy

    I suspect, in truth, they are all closet Poly's.

    Crazy question indeed....
  100. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    I suppose since this is the Male Forum "Fragstud Community" would be more appropriate.

    Then again "Fragslut Community" has a certain cachet.

    After all, most our members likely have a Wardrobe...
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