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  1. Re: what are you favorite vintage leathers from days of yore?

    Moschino PH
    Bandit
    Maybe BelAmi
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    [CONUS] Re: Epapsiou Sale Thread

    bbmp
  3. Re: Semi-vintage One Man Show... Pine? Similar to Quorum??

    I also see resemblance to Krizia Uomo. I think there is a deeper vintage of OMS (not tried it so this is a conjecture) that is different and is what is being talked about here.
  4. Re: There’s patchouli, and then there’s patchouli...

    And that is why grayspoole is a national treasure.
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    Re: Favourite leather fragrance

    Moschino PH
    Biehl AL03
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    Re: Favourite leather fragrance

    Davidoff?
  7. Re: Year in Review: Best underrated cheapie releases of 2019

    These days , yes :)
  8. Re: Does It Bother You When People You Like Mock Cologne In General?

    There is no such thing as mostly American problem. If it is here it will be everywhere.
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    Re: What's your favourite shower gel?

    I use it for many things. Dishes, hand soap, shampoo. Never used it as body wash though.
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Astute readers know which threads/OP to avoid.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Aceverse
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Oh boy Imagine PC with this Aigner AS, BelAmi EDT in his leather upholstered DB9.
    Leather gods would cower
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    Re: What's Your Tom Ford Collection?

    My money is on Sahara Noir
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Things we do for our SO :)
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Yeah that 3x4x4 sums it up for me too.

    Wearing Jaguar Mark II today - Angel + Cuminy funk
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    bump
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    YOu tried AS of this?
    I have been trying to describe it but is hard.
    Herbal , leathery, fresher.
    If you look at Darvant's review it is all over the map. And he is right.
    It is not as good as...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Screams Italian goodnesshttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200113/301b1d5accbeaae7ca554767b5da9580.jpg
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    This ship always reminds me of the one Tintin had in 'Secret of the Unicorn'
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    I had the current (2009) version but did not like it at all. Something did not work for me. A scrubber. Then got the vintage one and that was something I could wear.
    Not my fav by any means but...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Your new year is off to a flying start
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    What are your thoughts on this. Caramel got me into it. One of my favs
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    It takes time to grow on you. The style of vintages liked by MM and Avecesar was an instant like for me. But Egoiste took time. Kouros (and other animalics) too took time.
    I think the scent profile...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    That would make for a very dull life
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Oh yes we do :)
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    Re: Vintage Sample Swap and Synchronization II

    That is not entirely correct, J and IsoE got earth shattering stuff. My parsimony is limited to you Bavard :)
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Was Quartz reformulated? Well it is a dumb question, let me rephrase - has the current version been reformulated well?

    As for Missoni - I have a couple. Olympios is Fahrenheit clone. Missoni Donna...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Great haul man. How is Quartz and Enigme?
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Tapatalk
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Hmm never heard of this one and could not find much on it either.
    Please give a detailed report once you have had a good wear :)
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    [CONUS] Re: Slumberhouse and other goodies for Swap

    bbbuummp
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Welcomed new year with Patou Pour Homme. Spritzed it a little before midnight.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Silences Jacomo from decant.
    Had a bottle of it that my dad finished off. that must have been non vintage cause what I am wearing today is so much better.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    yay can't wait. Blind sample pass are always fun and this is a Trifecta Pass - Blind, Vintage and IsoE hosted.
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Edit:
    Old thread covering 2016-2019: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/428077-Vintage-Fragrances-I-bought-today


    The Vintage Fragrance I bought today is becoming way too big - 3.5 years worth of...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Who are you calling old!!!!!!!!
  37. Re: Buying vintage Kouros (and other fragrances)

    Welcome to basenotes GucciEagle.
    I think you are just suffering from buyer's remorse. We all have had that remorse many times over :)
    Just enjoy the fragrance. It is not a bad price for mint...
  38. Re: Chypres, Neo-Chypres, and the Death of the Chypre

    Thanks grayspoole for the excellent discussion point.
    I was never happy with the ever changing definition of Chypre, Fougere and I guess reading your post has finally made it clear to me that there...
  39. Re: Just blind bought Bandit Homme by Robert Piguet

    From what I recall the Piguet Homme line was sold to some nondescript folks and they made a mockery out of it.
    Cheap bottles and bad fragrance
    But that is just what I read. Have not tried it. Let...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    80s
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    This is a treat. LfM is perhaps the best masculine .
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Looks very beautiful
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    Re: What cologne would the mandalorian wear?

    Metalique
  44. Re: How many bottles do you go through in a year?

    Hard to say when you have a lot of bottles.
    I can say that I go through at least 150ml of perfume a year. Maybe 300ml on the high end.
    So 1.5 to 3 bottles a year
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I wish I could wear all week. But, alas, have less than an ounce left.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Sycomore EDT
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Pavarotti - I love this one a lot
  48. Re: Yep another wedding one - but shortlisted :)

    Rive Gauche but be careful cause :
    Booze + girls+ RGPH -> high chance of getting bitten
  49. Re: Still making Basenotes Awesomer / more info / cake sale / new BN Plus

    Thanks for the update Grant.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    And please post pics
  51. Re: Blind buy: Hommage Voyageur - what am I in for!

    I have this and had the original. I like this one much better than the original (which I swapped away).
    It is a very good fragrance and price is a bonus
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    Re: Help name this Perfume

    Public service is a bitch :)
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    Re: Tapatalk Issues

    Thanks Grant. And it is green now :)
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    Re: Can you find the hidden unicorn?

    Ooh that is a steal. That mini alone would have been over $500 iirc
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    Re: Help name this Perfume

    Nicely done Gilturko
  56. Re: Has anyone seen this variation of Paco Rabanne Pour Homme?

    Perhaps the best version of 1st version
  57. Re: Anybody familiar with Vintage Vetiver or Habit Rouge?

    Wow what a find.
    Both HR and Vetiver were exceptional in EDC format.
    The edc version was discontinued in early 2000s iirc. Maybe earlier for HR.
    What you have is the best version of HR and...
  58. Re: Still making Basenotes Awesomer / more info / cake sale / new BN Plus

    Grant et al you need to give us some update here please.
    There are lot of folks here who can help with site, tech, etc.
    We have already helped with money.
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    Re: Tapatalk Issues

    Has been dying a painful death for a while. It is a matter of when not if, unless things change.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    2nd cousin.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    nice. I am wearing its 2nd cousin - Davidoff Zino
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I may have more moment supreme than I will ever need ;)
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Unfortunately not for me. Reminds me of Aramis New West. Do not like Calone+bay spices :(
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    This month. Birthday etc.113848
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    Re: Salvador Dali Pour Homme bottle question

    They are different perfumes. And the one on the right is newer.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    flipping the bird was he :)
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    Re: Tapatalk Issues

    Actually it is free - https://certbot.eff.org/ .
    I don't think issue is money.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Welcome to vintage rabbit hole Alex F. You have a great collection
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    Re: Weirdest Name For Male Fragrances

    Basenotes Kiss my ass
  70. Re: When was the last time someone's perfume annoyed you and which perfume was it?

    That was not my oud but the chickens in your backyard ;)
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    Tapatalk Issues

    Tapatalk is not working anymore with basenotes. Any ideas/info?
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    Re: Vintage Sample Swap and Synchronization

    I agree. I try to do that with shoes too though that is not easy with sneakers.
    I do not want to be an advertisement when I wear clothes :)
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    Re: Becoming a niche snob... anyone else?

    There is nothing about niche fragrances to be snobbish about. Vintage designers and drugstore scent on the other hand .....
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    Re: Chanel Antaeus Auth or Fake?

    This is not Oct 2018 bottle. Seems much older. AFAIk bottles from past few years have etched chanel logo etc. At least my 2015 Egoiste and PM had it.
    Seems vintagish to me
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    A nice citrus.
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    Re: Vintage Sample Swap and Synchronization

    I find Safari better than Safari for men. A good chypre. I can see the relation to Armani.

    Do not find it similar to TF orchids. But then I never liked that heavy tuberose accord (which is being...
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    Re: Does you nose know $$$$$$

    Not a wine guy so don't know what is correlation between quality and price in wine world, but in fragrances there is not much these days. Most niches(barring artisanal) are shite but sell for 100s of...
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    Re: Partner shared perfumes

    He posted in Aventus Subforum. Had to be punished.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Not sure about sable but passion and folie will be right up your alley. There is a No 19 like signature here - green dry.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I like Folie the best then Passion.
    Sable was the least fav of the three.
    Which is good cause it is the hardest of the 3 to find.
    They all had same base and style.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Wearing Grain de passion. Not sure why not popular her.
    Not in BN directory either. None of the three Grain sisters.
    IIRC Grain de Sable was well liked by folks here in an older thread.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-sYTAHtzXM
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Andre's blog made me do it.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191120/bcc00c3657dd777bd10bba7d6174961b.jpg
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood

    OP, mikeperez23 is the resident SW expert here so follow his advice ;)

    Good aged mysore SW is anywhere from $20-$200/ml while a fragrance juice is at $5-$10/100ml. No way you are getting real...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Gianfranco Ferre Uomo - First Vintage
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    Re: Classic vintage colognes

    Ho Hang
    Maybe Burberry originals('82 and '92. '92 is warmer)(unless you are talking about shitty Burberry original from '95 which should be avoided)
    Equipage would be nice too
    Chanel and Guerlain...
  87. Re: Russian, Indian and Ukrainian distributors

    depends on the seller.
    I have had good legit bottles form Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Sweden, India, Norway and Pakistan

    All my fakes came from the US and one from Bulgaria
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I like the older ones better. More hue and saturation. The new JPEG standard has messed that up
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    This is a vintage MM picture. Note no dice.
    Like inception, second level of vintageness
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Sahara Noir.

    A nice incense. Great for first hour but then a lactonic sourness messes it up completely.
    I have had that sour milk accord in many of the fragrances and that does not work for me....
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I have been thinking about buying this one. From the reviews it is not a safe blind buy. Let us know what you think when you smell it
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    Re: Lellabelle's Spirit Bear Perfumes

    Wait what. I missed this whole new development. Camel has a Chypre !!! You better start making them by truckload. I want in
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Just get Vermeil PH. Almost same.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Did I? It was Dmitrios who mentioned it to me a couple of years ago.
    It is a weird one. But lovely drydown.



    Thanks NCal
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    You are forgiven then my friend.
    All I got was - "where are you taking us for dinner"
    I wanted Mexican but they wanted Italian. So, naturally, Italian it was :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    And that is why I have 2 backups.
    The splash bottle feels like real gunpowder flask. Pop it open and pour :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    It has been another year. Time flies when you are having fun (or taking kids to after school events everyday).
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage EDC not the new EDT.
    HArd to find and it is one that does not keep well so probably not worth the pain.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thanks tdem.
    If Cytherian comes on today he will have a thing or two to say about my quoting all the posts. It is his pet peeve.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Ooh that is my new fav. Krzia Teatro. EDT is better than EDP FYI
    And thanks for wearing Moschino. I know it won't give you as much satisfaction as BelAmi but trust me you are doing the right thing....
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