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    Re: Not worth the hype... and why?

    Platinum Egoiste has a prickly note that comes off as cheap and synthetic to me, tried many times but still the same.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I just noticed that you live close to me, tried to PM you on the mixes. Nice seeing a BNer next door.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    That's what happened when I bought Fresco blind.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    How does this compare to the Lomani?
  5. Re: Has anyone bought from Fifth Avenue Decants?

    Thanks everyone. I filed a dispute with my credit card company to get my money back and also got a new card. The website owner emailed me to say they were having issues and offered to send me a...
  6. Has anyone bought from Fifth Avenue Decants?

    I ordered a decant from fifthavenuvedecant.com. It has been about 10 days, so I was curious and went back to the website to check on my order and the site is not there anymore. I think I have been...
  7. Thread: Creed Aventus

    by Mapletop
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    Re: Creed Aventus

    Hello billy,
    Are there anymore slots left for 50mls with sprayer of aventus? If so send me payment info for USD, thanks.
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    Re: Kouros: my first experience

    There is a civet note that for some reason reminds me of white diamonds. After I made the association between the two I could no longer wear it.
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    PID # works the same as tracking?

    I am sorry if I posted in the wrong section, I didn't see a miscellaneous section.

    I have been mailing out colognes from the post office with first class shipping. There is a PID # on the...
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    Re: No love for Creed Original Vetiver?

    I agree with you, the vetiver is subtle and fleeing. It is a nice scent but it reminds me of a generic soap and cannot wear it.
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    Re: Timbuktu by L'Artisan Parfumeur

    If anyone would like a sample i have one from theperfumedcourt. Pm me
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    Re: fresh green vetiver?

    Wow there are many to choose from. To narrow it down between these. Which one of these fits this bill: no vanilla or tonka, non-powdery or overly soapy, citrusy fresh (maybe slightly bitter).
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    Re: fresh green vetiver?

    Thanks for the replies everyone. Yes the Axe deodorant is cheap but its the only vetiver scent I would like in a cologne. As I have stated I have only tried a few such as Gurlain, creed OV and...
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    fresh green vetiver?

    OK guys here it gos. I am searching for a frag that smells like the Axe phoenix clear blue deodorant. I bought the spray buy it does not smell the same to me. The deodorant to me smells like green...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II

    bump
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    [USA] Re: 3 for 1 Trade

    Selection updated
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    [USA] Re: 3 for 1 Trade

    updated
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    [USA] Polo, Brit, Burberry, Bvlgari

    Open to all offers. Looking for GPHII

    Burberry Brit 1.7 oz 60%
    Burberry 1.7oz 95%
    Bvlgari Pour Homme, no cap 3.4 oz 70%
    Polo original 1oz 95%
    Will swap multiples.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II

    bump

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    bump
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got a great compliment from a female coworker.
    +1 Body Kouros.
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    Gucci Pour Homme II

    Looking for Gucci pour Homme II. PM me if you have it.
    Open for swaps. I have a thread.

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    updated.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit - How Would You Rate It?

    When I first smelled this on paper I hated it, mostly because of the gasoline association. A few years later after spraying some cards, I was sniffing each one. Then I came across this virile, wild...
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    Re: Perfume - how to improve longevity?

    I agree with Olfacta. I've used glycerin with EO's and synthetics. If you like the composition you have now. I suggest to add a tablespoon or so of glycerin to give the EO's something to "bind" to...
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    Re: Man up my Frag tips?

    Maybe try to add some wood, that always adds some "man" to cologne. You could use some balsamic woody scents, smoky,sweet wood like benzoin or just some cedar or sandalwood. Vetiver is also nice to...
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    Re: Perfumers apprentice accords

    Yep the white musk is weak. You mentioned using vanilla, it is very strong I also ruined a blend by putting one too many drops in. It is a fine line with some of those. How did you like the...
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    Re: Perfumers apprentice accords

    No they are not diluted from what I can tell. Some are extremely strong as others are not. For example I tried the Ultrazur and just needed one drop, I put two drops in a blend and ruined it. I just...
  27. Thread: Peru Balsam

    by Mapletop
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    Peru Balsam

    Has anyone tried working with Peru Balsam? I made a base out of benzoin and patchouli and was trying to put a small amount of peru balsam. I accidently spilled in 3mls!! I almost poured it down the...
  28. Re: Benzoin confusion for a newbie....please help.

    Thanks Fiumenero. I think I read somewhere you could also do 75% benzoin to 25% alcohol. I guess it depends on how strong you would like it.
  29. Re: Benzoin confusion for a newbie....please help.

    I also need some help how do you dilute BENZOIN LIQUID RESIN 50% MPG
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    Re: Making an Aquatic/Marine note

    Thanks for replying Ruskin. The algae absolute is a great idea, salty and metallic. I would like to incorporate this into a feminine scent and I think it will be difficult to make blends with this....
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    Making an Aquatic/Marine note

    I have researched this forum for some suggestions for making a marine note from essential oils or absolutes. Most of what I get is synthetics such as calone. Any ideas.
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    Perfume recipes

    Does anyone have or know where I can find some recipes for some womens perfume.
  33. Patchouli prominent scents?

    Need some suggestions on some Patchouli based scents. With a prominent patchouli note. Not exactly colognes that have some patchouli in it. I have a few of those and some of them the patchouli is...
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    Gunpowder/Celery notes?

    Anyone know any colognes that have gunpowder or celery notes? If so can you describe how they smell. Thanks
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    Re: Rive Gauche or Body Kouros

    I own both, YSL scents are long lasting and great. Both are great scents, Body Kouros IMO is the most unique. Rive Gauche is classy. In my experience older women like RG and younger women like BK. Go...
  36. Re: Welcome to the Kouros club - No More Taking the Piss

    I have graduated above the aquatics and citrus. I wonder how many people that hate Kouros have given it a fair wearing? Actually letting it dry before making a decision, or have already read...
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