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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    You think so? It's pretty pronounced to me. I don't get that much citrus though which everybody claims it has too...I will revisit again and maybe check back in.
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    Re: Always on recommendation

    I get powder and a hot mess of vetiver. No thanks. If I was 89, I would find it quite exciting. and yes, to each is own...:P
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    Thanks Remik ! I will wear the hell out of this one as it's "right up my alley"....I also will wear South bay too...I get a lot of compliments with that one. Hednic got me hot on this one...It's...
  4. Re: Your favorite Atelier Cologne for Spring/Summer -

    Agreed. Anybody know when the new ones from the Azur collection is coming out ?
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    Just got my bottle in Friday....LOVE IT ! But I cannot help thinking that it reminds me of another fragrance. I cannot put my finger on it...How's the longevity and projection of De. Backmakov? ...
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    Re: Always on recommendation

    I cannot wear this stuff. I have tried and tried and no matter what occasion it still smells something like an old man would wear. To me, VERY dated and a huge Powder bomb. I would error on...
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    Re: Always on recommendation

    Bleu de Chanel
    Gendarme (as mentioned above)
    Murdock's Black Tea
    Guess Pour Homme II
    Probably any Creed scent like MI, OV, SMW and GIT
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    Re: February 2015 - Most Worn Fragrances

    Tough to remember....

    Hmmm...

    Frank no. 2 LA
    Bel Ami Vetiver
    Escentric 02
    Declaration Essence
    Nicolai New York Intense
    Sycomore
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    Re: Guess My Compliment

    This is soooo true. I think they actually spray the clothes with it. And it really is nauseating to smell it EVERY SINGLE TIME you walk by an A&F store. Perhaps if I hadn't have smelled it there,...
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    Re: Guess My Compliment

    Never had a negative compliment on Molecule 01. maybe it was because it was a dude who made the negative comment, but RARELY has this one failed to get the opposite sex crooning.

    Whereas Fierce...
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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    Agreed Buzzlepuff....I'm really liking these smaller indie house scents a lot....If you guys know of others like this, let me know...
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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    It seems to work better and better as it sits more...Like I said when I was typing the review the other night, the whiff I got from just typing was simply amazing. I really like this one now..But...
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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    Left ashore? Not sure what ya mean....just being honest....I'm not the best at these things but I'm constantly learning....I have an OK nose but I can't capture every note that some of these other...
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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    Yes....first day I wasnt that impressed but second day I sprayed a little more and let it sit the whole day....I really have it a good run and it did not disappoint....

    I'll do an update on this...
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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    You're very welcome, Hednic....It's a great one to add to your collection !
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    Re: Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    Thanks Chuck !
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    Lampblack - What's in a name ?

    https://smellythoughts.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/lampblack.jpg

    Received this a few days and after a few wearings, I can tell ya. This is one of my new favorites in my wardrobe. Now, before I...
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    Re: Frank no. 2 LA - Missing the boat ?

    Yes I am....didn't use to be but like many fragrances sometimes they start out a little shaky but give them some time and experiment with them a little, they can easily become one of your top 5 in a...
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    Re: i need a nice juniper scent

    Tiffany for men Sport is a damn good one, IMO....

    35578
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    Re: Frank no. 2 LA - Missing the boat ?

    Agreed! It's one of my new faves....I've had it for a while but I find myself reaching for it more and more...
  21. Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    Not sure I want my woman wearing a rather masculine scent like SMW....I love it and wear it often but feminine? I don't think so, not to me....

    Black currant and green tea bliss....masculine...
  22. Re: Pick one of your favorite colognes and describe it to a "newbie" in one sentence

    Frank no. 2 LA - Boozy, sweetness...
  23. Re: Looking for something bold that fits right in at a bar or club

    Frank no. 2 LA - 100 bucks

    Fahrenheit - great unique clubbing scent and the dry down is unbelievable to me. You have to get through the masculine petroleum opening but the drydown is definitely...
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    Re: best shave cream

    My favorite Shave Soap is Mitchells Wool Fat. Hands down the best shave cream I have ever used. I have Proraso, Cella, LaToja ,B.O. Bigelow, and Taylor of Old Bond Street Avocado which is a close...
  25. Re: Need Advice- I'm Invited To A $1million Party . . .

    Clive Christian X or Nicolai New York Intense
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Thanks Hednic !
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Thanks !
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    I will....Might be a bit much for the summer heat but it IS a citrus light aromatic with smoky vetiver accents. I wear VE and Scent of peace in the summer and they do just fine so, we shall...
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    Re: Nio or Vetiver

    Nio and VE. I know that's not your options but I would say "screw it" and get Nio AND VE....It's really all you need out of the ones you mentioned.
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    lol...thank you much, Hednic !
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Just a couple of beauts -

    http://www.zyciewluksusie.pl/upload/de-bachmakov.jpg


    https://smellythoughts.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/lampblack.jpg
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    Great additions ! I am STILL looking for that perfect GREEN scent for the spring that actually smells great and not stink...lol
  33. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    Great list Red....You forgot Carre D'as too...I believe it was you that got me hooked on this one. It's a little weak on projection and longevity but it smells fan-friggin'-tastic !
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Actually wore GIT today....One of my faves from this house...Love SMW too !
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    Nice....I would add Dia to your list too...
  36. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    Great list Buzzle !
  37. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    I know...thats why I did it.

    lol....

    It makes you think a little harder. Creeds are GREAT for Spring and Summer but I don't want to rely JUST on them for my Spring Summer scents this spring...
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    Re: Must try new releases- 2015 edition

    Great list Hednic...I'm actually looking forward to trying Panorama too and CC No. 1 Imperial.....
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    Re: L'Occitane Eau De Cedrat EDT

    Not been terribly impressed with L' Occitane fragrances other than Eau Des Baux. Cade and others I have sold. Just didn't float my boat. Cedrat sounds like another Cedar scent and with SO MANY OUT...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    So have I....However, you STILL have to be very careful....I bought my Aventus from Neiman's BUT GIT, MI, SMW and OV I bought on ebay and trusted sellers here on BN...Saved a lot of dough because of...
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    Re: 80's Powerhouse Male Fragrances

    Probably have to say Tiffany for men and Gucci Nobile...
  42. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    Getting some good responses despite many who use more designer scents for spring and summer...I know there are some nice niche out there for Spring and summer but for me, it's hard to remember which...
  43. Looking for some Byredo Pulp - PM me if you want to sell

    Thanks !
  44. Re: Boss Bottled by Hugo Boss - The #1 Casual/Work Scent

    Agreed....I feel the same way. To me....and emphasize TO ME, it's a synthetic hot mess...
  45. Re: Your favorite Atelier Cologne for Spring/Summer -

    The thing I like about this line is the cost. Price of Atelier in many instances are not that expensive or considerably LESS than other niche-type fragrances...
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    I agree Diamondflame....Not sure why it's not mentioned a whole lot on BN but the stuff I have smelled from them has been excellent quality...
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    Mine too, Tensor9....
  48. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    I forgot about Itasca....Great scent for Spring...Very piney and excellent longevity and projection...
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    "Who smells like their ass is on fire?" from my wife...

    Culprit ? Breath of God...
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    You guys are fantastic....Thank you for the suggestions. I know these types of threads can get lame but they help me ZONE IN on ones that I should sample...I cannot sample them all at once so it...
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    Thanks for the tip, Red....I will definitely look into that !
  52. Re: Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    Sounds like a lot of you guys are ready for the Spring and Summer ! Great suggestions !
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    I have these written down to sample...Thank you Hednic !
  54. Your favorite Atelier Cologne for Spring/Summer -

    Hey guys,

    Me again. This is another really great house that I don't own ANYTHING of theirs. It's a shame but some of it, I wasn't impressed with when I was able to sample or smell at...
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    Your favorite from The Different Company -

    Loved to get some feedback on this house...I have once scent from them called "South Bay" and really love the Grapefruit/musk notes that tend to surround you once applied.... One of the more natural...
  56. Top 10 Spring/Summer NICHE scents (non-Creeds) -

    I've seen a few of these but focused more on designer scents that to me smell the same or very similar. Love to get people's take on NICHE-ONLY fragrance and what they reach for the most in the...
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    Re: Fragrances that smell of suede?

    White suede has always been my fave...Not sure if its still in production, though...

    Cuir ottoman is another fantastic Suede scent...IMO
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    Re: Going out scentless.

    lol...sorry, I thought the title of the thread at first glance was "Going out Senseless"...

    I had to do a double-take...lol
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    Re: Summer fragrance with power and projection

    I keep saying this one but nobody believes me....lol

    Frank no2 LA...

    One of the best fragrances in my collection and I have well over 50 bottles of fragrances and I continually reach for this...
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    Re: A good pine scent?

    I can't believe it took 58 responses before somebody mentioned the best Pine scent,in my opinion, on the market.... With excellent longevity and projection...
  61. Re: Anyone here use American Crew's Body washes/Shampoos/Conditioners?

    I used to use their products years ago.....especially the shampoo...great scent and seemed to work fine at the time....you should go ahead and buy it since American crew is relatively inexpensive. ...
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    Re: What is your 'simple' favourite?

    Molecule01
    Eccentric 02
    Guerlain L'eau
    Creed SMW
    Floris Santal
    Murdocks Black Tea
    Lalique White
    Gendarme
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    Re: Losin' the love.

    This.
  64. Re: Guys with 10+ bottles in their collection, do dates/girlfriends/wives/friends look at you funny?

    She laughs at me. Its cool...Im a dork in real life anyway, so I don't mind. Last time she laughed at me was when we went hiking and I had to spray a couple of sprays of Vettiveru before I left the...
  65. Re: Recommend me a fragrance (Summer > Winter)

    Get you a bottle of this stuff....You'll thank me later.

    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/f0/00/b0/f000b042277f21cd3d7b4c2875f98a85.jpg
  66. Re: Is it just me who thinks Fahrenheit is sweet?

    yes but subtle
  67. Re: Fragrances that took a little while to warm up to

    Gotta be honest. Nicolai New York took me a little getting use to. It was a little too "perfumy" for me. Once it settled down though...WOW ! I do this a lot with new fragrances. I put it on and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got another for Frank no. 2 Los Angeles....

    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/f0/00/b0/f000b042277f21cd3d7b4c2875f98a85.jpg
  69. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    This fragrance will always have a place in my heart. It was one of the very first NICHE scent in my collection and if I recall, I came on BN for the first time touting how great this stuff was. I...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Well as you guys now I'm sort of the king of complements....I love getting them like most of us do....and I feel like I'm beating a dead horse here but I don't walk out of the house spraying on a...
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    I've actually never smelled Fierce but heard a lot of good things about it....I might be a bit too old to wear it, though
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    Re: Cartier - Vetiver Bleu (new)

    I'd might be interested in this one too...Just wish the Cartier's longevity would get better...Only one so far to me that has EXCELLENT longevity and silage is Declaration....
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    Awesome....did she like it?
  74. Re: Scents that can be used in the high heat that are not citrus based.

    Escentric 02 from Escentric Molecules. Excellent !
    Frank no. 2 LA
    Cartier Declaration Esscence
    VE and Sycomore
    L'homme Sage
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    Re: Light, Airy Masculine Floral

    Check out Lush Dirty....Might be just the ticket...And it's priced reasonably well...

    Guerlain L'eau is excellent too....
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    Re: Light, Airy Masculine Floral

    Or the Vintage...Both are excellent, IMO
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    Yea...I know my limit too....but for some reason I'm still looking for that Panacea of ALL fragrances...The ONE, if you will....The one that will knock my socks off and put everybody else to...
  78. Re: New Atelier Cologne - Pomelo Paradis!! And ... to come 4 new fragrances in the "Azure Collectio

    Hednic.....nothing more than Grapefruit with this one? Is it sweet?
  79. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about spending so much money?

    I guess great minds think alike....lol
  80. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about spending so much money?

    um....Not to rain on everybody's parade but this has been answered already...lol

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/397424-When-is-too-much-too-much
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    Amen ! WHEW !
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    Glad to see, I'm not the only one out there....Some great advice from some great BN bruthas.....Thanks, man....I came out of my funk this morning and wore some Xerjoff Nio....Made me happy...
  83. Re: Critically acclaimed but a commercial failure?

    Konig Yosh
  84. Re: How often do you add a new fragrance to your collection?

    Man I wish I had your self-control....awesome !
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    Re: When is too much, too much?

    Oh I'm ok...but for a brief day or two, I lost interest....weird...
  86. Re: Guerlain Vetiver Vs. Frederic Malle Vetiver Ext.

    no debate really...VE
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    When is too much, too much?

    A bizarre thing happened to me the other day. I woke up and I didn't like any of the 55 bottles of fragrance I had and seriously questioned why I had so many bottles of fragrance that I couldnt...
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    Re: compliments - again

    VGuillaume....dont take this personally but your responses are kind of snarky and "dickish" especially for a newbie. I hope what I said wasn't offensive to you but I think that's why you're getting...
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    Re: Looking for a new fragrance

    GIT is hit or miss with longevity and sillage....I'd recommend MFK Amyris or Oud.
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    I have a small sample of it but I don't think I can get the full effect of this one unless I spray a few sprays and wear it a few times....Trying to find a good cheap bottle of SMW...
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Some great recommendations guys thank you
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    DAY-HAM ! What am I waiting for ?
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    I saw Green Valley...That one looks interesting...

    Surprising nobody has mentioned SMW much...I think one person did...Seems to be the one that everybody seems to like....But wanted something...
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Great call...I had VIW too and the coconut thing got kinda old really fast but it was fantastic, if I recall....I just wore it too much, I think
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Do they meet my criteria, hednic? lol...You know me pretty well and what I like.
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    Re: Fragrance and outdoor activities -

    OMG YES ! lol...Good one, Chuck
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    Re: Fragrance and outdoor activities -

    Agreed....I was just stating that most people (that I'm aware of but not always) dress comfortably when they head out to a place where they know it's going to be hot and require a lot of walking
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    Re: Fragrance and outdoor activities -

    Never thought of that...but yes, I think Lush would be excellent...lol
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Is there a split going for this one ?
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Thanks Tensor9...I was leaning towards Silver Mountain Water but at that expense and poor longevity and silage...I was worried to pull the trigger on this one...
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