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  1. Re: What fragrance holds your favorite Tobacco note ?

    Slumberhouse Baque
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    Re: Olympic Orchids - Rainforest

    I've got a deluxe set as well, and bought them mainly out of curiosity as I also grow orchids. Liked the Red Cattleya so much I bought a bottle. It is candy in a bottle. Osafume is also good, to me...
  3. Re: $35 > for a Father's Day scent. What do you recommend?

    If he loves the Amouage Reflection, and if you have enough available in your bottle, why not spend the $35 on a decent atomizer and fill it with a decant of that for him? It's a sure thing (since he...
  4. Thread: Blue Sugar!!!

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    Re: Blue Sugar!!!

    I have a bottle of blue sugar. I like the burned sugar cotton candy thing going on. And for me, I get a lot of Patchouli, which keeps me coming back to it.
  5. Re: Parfum Satori sample female set (Pick a number between 1 and 100)

    Thanks everyone for playing! The number was 23. The closest answer was zubi at 32. Zubi, please PM me your details and I'll send it off on Monday!
  6. Re: Parfum Satori sample male set (Pick a number between 1 and 100)

    Thanks everyone for playing! 42 was the number. Congratulations to SpicyPepper who guessed 43. SpicyPepper please PM me your details and I will send it off on Monday.
  7. Re: Recommend fragrances for the person above you based on their wardrobe

    eggy, I see you are into the Japan-inspired fragrances and have CdG Hinoki in your wardrobe. For you, I'd recommend CdG Series 2: Sequoia or Tokyo Milk's Lotus Sake #53 (which has a nice Japanese...
  8. Parfum Satori sample female set (Pick a number between 1 and 100)

    A couple months back I won a Basenotes contest and was so pleased at the kindness of the Basenotes community that I would like to pay it forward to someone else on Basenotes by having a contest of my...
  9. Parfum Satori sample male set (Pick a number between 1 and 100)

    A couple months back I won a Basenotes contest and was so pleased at the kindness of the Basenotes community that I would like to pay it forward to someone else on Basenotes by having a contest of my...
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    Re: A scent that reminds of your youth?

    Baque by Slumberhouse. It takes me back to the pipe tobacco my uncles used to smoke at Christmas.
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    Re: *** Free Sample - Ferrari Essence Oud ***

    14 :)
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    Re: Thrift Store Finds!

    Great stuff. I find quite a lot at the recycle shops here in Japan. Not a lot of rare stuff, but I do pick up quite a few minis of fragrances that have been discontinued for a dollar or two each, the...
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    Re: Sleeping scents

    When I travel I usually apply Lolita Lempicka au Masculin before going to sleep. Sleep great. When not away, I currently vary between Cuba Tiger, L'eau par Kenzo PF, Oxygene by Lanvin, Perfect...
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    Re: licorice lovers?

    Lolita Lempica Au Masculin. And as msidgie said, Olympic Orchids Osafume is also nice.
  15. Thread: Slumberhouse

    by SMCinJPN
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    Re: Slumberhouse

    I got my samples last night and I am completely taken by Baque. This is a scent from my childhood, the pipe tobacco my uncles used to smoke during the holidays. I can get completely lost in this...
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    Re: What fragrance put you to sleep?

    Perfect Potion's Outdoor Body Spray relaxes me into sleep a lot. Lavender, Citronella and Eucalyptus. My second choice would be LLAM.
  17. Re: What fragrance do you crave? Fragrance that you have to wear or sniff once a week or more?

    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
  18. Re: [YouTube Video] My Top 10 Female Fragrances - Spring 2012

    A pleasure to watch!
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    Re: Budget scents.. any good?

    If you're on a tight budget and like the hunt, try the thrift shops and recycle shops. Over the past few weeks, I've picked up miniatures of Chanel #5 EDT and Egoiste at $3 each, Antaeus at $2.50,...
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    Re: What's in your SOS (Sack-O-Stinkers)?

    Cool Water and Quorum are two that come to mind.
  21. Re: Just curious, but do most people not ship out of their country strictly based on cost?

    While I certainly understand where those people who choose not to because of the law are coming from, I myself do and very much appreciate those who are willing to send fragrances overseas. In many...
  22. Re: Pick a number - VC&A

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    Re: Japanese Goth Scent

    Fascinating thread. If you can get a hold of the sampler from Satori http://parfum-satori.com/en/ you may find something good. Lots of traditional Japanese scents in her fragrances, particularly...
  24. Re: Pick a number between 1-500 win a Chanel Allure Blanche sample.

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  25. Re: What fragrance do you wear in these situations?

    Fun set of questions.

    1) You are about to go on your first date with a beautiful woman at a fancy restaurant.
    Nikos

    2) You get invited over to the same woman's house for the first time for a...
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    Re: Best Kenzo and why?

    L'eau par Kenzo is a personal favorite of mine. It helps me sleep. Kenzo PH, also good, would be a distant second.
  27. Re: Serious question: Are there any "Aqua" scents that are better than all others in the pack?

    +10 L'eau par Kenzo (<-the better of the two)
    +1 L'eau par Kenzo pour Homme
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    Re: Blind buys.... were they keepers or not?

    I make a lot of blind buys, mostly in miniatures and occasionally larger bottles. Most are at least wearable. Plus, I'm wonderfully surprised at times. If I don't like them, they become car or room...
  29. Re: How many frags have you actually finished a bottle of?

    Molton Brown's Cool and Fahrenheit are the last two I finished off.
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    Re: This Axe was inspired by ________?

    I agree with you gmm150. I like Essence and Conviction (which was discontinued).
  31. Re: Do you wear fragrances with matching grooming products?(deodorant, shower gel, aftershave, etc)?

    Nope. I like variety. I'd probably tire of a fragrance quickly if I shaved and showered with it, put on the matching deodorant and then used the cologne.
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    Jade East
    Grey Flannel
    and the original Chaps
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    Re: What is your car scent?

    During the cold months I always keep one or two in the car. To wear, at the moment I have a sample of L'Eau Bleue d'Issey pour Homme for long days when I'm out and when what I'm wearing has...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2012

    Satori by Parfum Satori

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=12310&d=1329729066
  35. Thread: TOKYO, Japan

    by SMCinJPN
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    Re: TOKYO, Japan

    Thanks Tsuzumi! Your post saved the day. I saw it about 4:30 yesterday afternoon (on my last day of this trip) and after spending the day wandering Tokyo. I made a quick call to Satori and I was back...
  36. Thread: TOKYO, Japan

    by SMCinJPN
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    Re: TOKYO, Japan

    I would not recommend Marisol in Tokyo, unless you are so desperate that you are willing to pay anything and to be treated like garbage. I'm in Tokyo on business and went there to try to pick up a...
  37. Re: Scent that works best personally with your skin!?

    Molton Brown Cool
    St. James Homme
    L'eau par Kenzo
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    Re: Soothing Scents for when you are ill?

    I'd go with something with mint in it.
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    Re: Tom Ford - Black Orchid

    I've been curious about 'orchid' in fragrances. Does anyone know, when people refer to orchid in fragrance is it the traditional Cattleya mossiae they are referring to? Given that there are thousands...
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    Re: Vote for your favorite Chanel Men Fragrance

    Antaeus
  41. Re: HELP!!!!! A fresh, mature, clean powder fragrance

    Another for Bulgari Blu (as it is my SOTD)
  42. Poll: Re: Importance of bottle appearance in your collection.

    It doesn't really factor in when I'm buying (sort of like when I read negative reviews about the frag I'm about to buy). All I care about is whether or not I like what's in the bottle. If it comes in...
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    Re: Best L'Occitane or worth trying...

    So true, and so sad at the same time...
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    Re: Shiny bottles!

    roccobarocco gold jeans homme, the bottle is shaped like a men's gold cigarette lighter.
  45. Re: About to order Lolita Lempicka for Men - 2 versions EDT, one is called FRESH ??

    I too am a big fan of Lolita Lempica Au Masculin. To me, it smells like root beer and I have no problem covering myself in it. I'm off to Tokyo next week. That's the one accompanying me.
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    Re: Good Citrus Aquatics - Recoomentations?

    Molton Brown's Cool
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    Re: one lucky find today

    Sorry that should be Kilian's
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    Re: one lucky find today

    That is the problem MonkeyBars. What do I put in it? It seems far too nice for the fairly ordinary stuff I'm wearing. On my wish list at the moment is Killian's Back to Black, perhaps I will hold out...
  49. Re: Establishing an identity through scent - are us enthusiasts missing the boat?

    I was pondering the same question as jamwires the other day. Thanks for asking it!
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    a few missing from the directory

    please add the following to the fragrance directory. thanks.

    Delirium (B.B. Cosmetics, Verona)
    Saint James Homme
    Bath and Body Works Woodland

    and as others have requested before me

    M by...
  51. Re: Dad gave me an old bottle of Chanel Antaeus. Is it usable? Vintage? I know nothing. (pics inside

    Are the samples with the sticker the same (the older version) also? I picked up one from a recyle shop a couple weeks back.
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    Re: Good Summer Edition Scents?

    Not summer editions per se, but I love Molton Brown's Cool or (more difficult to get a hold of) Saint James Homme in summer.
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    one lucky find today

    I spent the afternoon hitting several recycle shops (part of a chain here in Japan) looking for unusual colognes. Didn't have much luck at that today, but did find this nice unused Mikimoto atomizer...
  54. Re: Requesting fragrances to added to the fragrance directory

    Thanks!
  55. Re: just for fun - what's your most hated fragrance

    For men Polo or Egoiste Platinum, for women Cabotine
  56. Requesting fragrances to added to the fragrance directory

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the site and have been spending the past few days looking up my collection in the fragrance directory to begin the learning process of what it is I'm actually supposed to be...
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