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    Re: What are the best Mancera colognes?

    Sand Aoud out of the three I have tried.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    +1


    Bravo
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    GIT or Bois du Portugal
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    Re: Ferrari Oud Essence

    Nice fragrance. Own it and like it.
  5. Re: On average how many ml of fragrance do you use per year?

    2 sprays a day on the average X 365 days
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    Poll: Re: Best cheapo Aventus clone

    Using clones to describe these scents is a misnomer. They are close but all fall short of the word clone.
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    Re: New Mancera Fragrances 2014

    From what I see in the picture of the Lemon line from Amazon, that is clearly lime. I grew up in the southern hemisphere and we had both lemon and lime trees in our house and that is no lemon except...
  8. Re: Choose Only One Niche Versatile Crowd-Pleaser, No Creed Please ....

    ^^^OP said. No Creed Please ....
  9. Re: Does Al Rehab Silver Really Smell Like Silver Mountain Water????

    Close enough not to warrant buying SMW in my case. YMMV
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    Both Lomani and Aventus still going strong 10 hours in, so no performance issues for me.
  11. Re: Halston Man Amber...Ever wonder what Royal Oud would smell like with amber...and oud?

    I own it and love it.
  12. Re: Is Nasomatto Duro just a shameless, concentrated copy of M7?

    FWIW I also found them similar and I saved myself some cash
  13. Thread: 10+ Sprays

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    Re: 10+ Sprays

    Why would anybody require more than 2-3 sprays?:laugh:
  14. Re: Andy Tauer L'air du Desert Marocain for cheap...

    Sand Aoud doesn't really smell like LDDM, they just have a similar spicy vibe.
  15. Thread: Lddm

    by Granola
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    Re: Lddm

    Amazing perfume but unfortunately not versatile. I have been using my decant for years planning on buying a full bottle but I honestly know I'll have that decant for another 2 years or more.
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    Re: Fragrance houses you generally dislike

    I don't dislike any house, I just don't see myself buying some fragrances like anything produced by Thierry Mugler
  17. Re: Christmas comes but once a year--what are you wearing this holiday season?

    Halston Z-14 for me
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    Re: Byredo Bullion Limited Edition

    Love this fragrance, don't know why it doesn't get love here.
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    Re: Most complimented Niche -

    Clive Christian X for Men
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    Re: D&G Velvet Desert Oud is out!

    When will Sandalwood trend pass or Bergamot? Lol

    Oud is here to stay
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    Re: anything similar to killian- back to black?

    Wear Costamor and Back to Black side by side on your arms. They are super close
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    Re: anything similar to killian- back to black?

    Don't see the similarity
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    Re: anything similar to killian- back to black?

    Costamor Tabacca is 90-95% similar. I own both and regret buying the black to black since they are so similar
  24. Thread: Job Interview

    by Granola
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    Re: Job Interview

    I wish Black Aoud was one of your options. Lol
  25. Re: My first experience with Perfumed Oils - through Al Rehab

    12!!! Lol
  26. Re: Creed aventus, what's the hype, average at best

    I agree. Wore different creed fragrances for a week so I would get "it" but it fell flat. No humph
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    Re: Black Afgano by Surrati

    A basenoter shared hers but here are some sources I found

    http://www.bodyoildepot.com/black-afgano/
    http://www.miskshoppe.com/product_info.php?products_id=323
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    Re: Black Afgano by Surrati

    Try this oil before making that conclusion
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    Re: Black Afgano by Surrati

    Attar Al Kaaba
  30. Re: Costume National Homme - everyone seems to have a different perception!

    Very similar (not identical) to Clive Christian X for men. It's a damned good fragrance and extremely potent and unrelenting.
  31. Poll: Re: I found a new love...24 Gold by Scentstory...how do you rate this one?

    I don't know why I find this post funny. How do you know it doesn't project? Did someone test it for you? Did the person also test your scent trail?
  32. Re: Ordered 5 colognes, dislike all of them, need advice please!

    Patience. Most fragrances takes some time to appreciate, more like acquired taste.
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    Re: Highly reviewed fragrances that you dislike?

    Bois D'argent. Can't stand this.
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    Re: Al Rehab - Choco Musk

    I already told you about Choco Musk, the oil lasts over 24 hours
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    Re: "Cheapies but goodies"

    Just picked two up. Giorgio for Men and Halston Z-14. Both amazing scents
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    Re: Trouser droppers?

    The true and tested trouser dropper for both gay and straight. The urge to pee eau de toilet by Bladder!!!
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    Re: Black Afgano by Surrati

    The opening is not as harsh but the dry down is close. Checked again with my decant if the real deal
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    Re: Winter frags in summer

    No such thing as a winter frag:laugh:
  39. Re: Which fragrance did you love at first sniff then hate it on the second?

    Loved Creed Royal Oud first sniff but kind of indifferent now after getting a sample. Won't be buying, thought it would be my first Creed purchase. Oh well.
  40. Re: Can You Name at Least 10 Really Good, Underrated, Designer Fragrances That Are a Must Try?

    Not true. Longevity is decent on me (10-12 hours) and it has acceptable projection. 24 gold on the other hand is a nuclear bomb, this can be off putting to the people around you
  41. Re: Can You Name at Least 10 Really Good, Underrated, Designer Fragrances That Are a Must Try?

    24 Gold is Vanilla Heavy and Sweet.

    Halston man Amber is Amber Heavy and not sweet. Halston is more versatile and interesting but both are very good.
  42. Re: Do you guys buy testers without the cap? Does it bug the living hell out of you like it does me?

    It bothers me a lot, the reason I don't buy testers.
  43. Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Anything with Oud. She hates it
  44. Re: Any frags that your coworker(s) INSIST you wear to the office?

    As long as she is willing to pay for it :)
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    Re: Best Aventus?

    Not another one of those which Aventus batch wins me the lottery threads.
  46. Re: Any frags that your coworker(s) INSIST you wear to the office?

    If my wife can be considered my co-worker then she insists I wear Clive Christian X for men all the time.
  47. Re: Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    Mancera Roses Vanille
    D&G The One
    By Kilian Amber Oud
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    Re: Black Afgano by Surrati

    A fellow basenoter shared some and i compared it to the nasomatto sample I bought, the dry down is a dead ringer and the opening is smoother than the real deal. Very close in my opinion
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    Re: 24 Gold - Amazing - King of gourmands!

    It's a beast of s fragrance. Two sprays under my shirt and I am done for 24 hours.
  50. Re: If you had to be a one-cologne guy, which one? In other words;what is your most versatile fragra

    Clive Christian X for Men
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    Re: A fragrance for Kim Jong Un

    Brut
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    Re: New Montale Intense Cafe

    His linkedin profile

    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ammar-atmeh/41/a85/426
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    Re: Fragrance similar to M7 by YSL

    Black Afgano. Not a cheap option

    24 Gold, Vanilla centric oud
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    Re: New Montale Intense Cafe

    A friend of mine in the UK has been buying it for me and I also found a source in the middle east that ships to the US. http://www.universalperfumesandcosmetics.com/
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    Re: New Montale Intense Cafe

    I will be getting the Mancera. I have had a good success ratio with their fragrances.
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    Re: What's up with D&G The One?

    Owned it and liked it. Longevity is ok on me, as good or better than most creeds on me. Not all fragrances should have boisterous projections and I appreciate it's intentions for being an...
  57. Re: What is the ultimate most macho alpha male scent ever created?

    +1

    Was looking for this one
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    Re: creed royal oud review

    Nose fatigue?
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    Re: Revisiting Clive Christian

    I own X for men and it is truly eXceptional.
  60. Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    YSL and by Kilian
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    Re: Creed And The Hype ?

    Good advice.

    I have tried a lot of creed samples and nothing has really wowed me enough to purchase a full bottle, with the exception of Bois Du Portugal. Trying Aventus, second sample, with an...
  62. Re: Alternatives to Fahrenheit Absolute (powdery incense)?

    Ferrari essence oud
  63. Re: Ok, I did it... I purchased my first 2 bottles of Amouage today

    Could only order Reflection for women
  64. Re: What has a strong black pepper note but not sweet?

    Halston Man and Burberry the Beat
  65. Re: I cant believe people think Cool Water smells like Green Irish Tweed

    I totally agree
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    Re: Fragrance for a Job Interview

    Black Aoud will do just fine with 4 sprays on your neck.

    Dude leave the bottles for a few hours and get the job then wear what you like.
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    Re: Dolcelisir by L'Erbolario

    http://www.cybercucina.com/ccdocs/products/L459.html

    Very very close to Ambre Narguile.
  68. Re: New scent at Aedes de Venustas- anyone tried PURO by Nejma?

    I find it useful and will proceed with my order soon.
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    Re: That one note that kills it for you...

    This
  70. Re: recieved 2 creed bottles from fragrancenet, terrible

    What about the manufacturer? The defects (Discolored cap and Bad sprayer) doesn't seem distribution related or does it?
  71. Re: recieved 2 creed bottles from fragrancenet, terrible

    Fragrancenet didn't manufacture the bottle nor do they sell fake fragrances. Place the blame where it belongs.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Ilum Dean buys his Pineapple from Walmart
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    Re: Tried Aventus and not that impressed

    How about he just isn't feeling it? Lol. Going to extreme lengths to make your nose like a scent is just funny.
  74. Re: New Fragrance - Lolita Lempicka Eau de Minuit Masculin

    Any more reviews?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 7th, 2013

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/416oXh-S-RL._SY300_.jpg

    This one
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    Re: tired of smelling sweet

    You need a good musk and patchouli scent like Narciso Rodriguez for him
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    Re: Chocolate/Incense fragrance

    lol
  78. Re: Fragrance discussion topic: Linear fragrances

    Most people buy fragrances based on the top notes anyways, so if the top notes stays on for the duration of the fragrance then it's all good. Love my linear Tobacco Vanille.
  79. Re: Nemat International Musk Amber smells like Ambre Sultan by SL

    Yes, I got the 5ml for $9 at whole foods.
  80. Re: Nemat International Musk Amber smells like Ambre Sultan by SL

    Just got one at my local whole foods store. Smells a lot like Amber Sultan and some facet of the dry down reminds me of LDDM
  81. Thread: Nejma Aoud One

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    Re: Nejma Aoud One

    The notes on Nejma 1 really intrigued me, so I may just blindbuy
  82. Thread: Nejma Aoud One

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    Nejma Aoud One

    Anybody reviewed this? I searched and couldn't find anything useful. Thoughts/Opinions?
  83. Re: New scent at Aedes de Venustas- anyone tried PURO by Nejma?

    Who else has tried Puro Intense by Nejma?
  84. Re: A mix of Frapin 1270, Dior Homme and L'instant de Guerlain ! AMAZING ! (Arabian version)

    Would really love a sample of golden sand.
  85. Re: Oh no - Blind bought Narciso Rodriguez for Him. What next?

    Doesn't smell like Rive Gauche at all. If you like wet concrete then Narciso Rodriguez for him is your scent. Personally, I love the juice. One of my fave designer scents.
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    Re: CdG Wonder Wood or Creed Aventus!

    Trust your nose and don't buy into any hype except the one promoted by your nose. Sample Aventus if you can and compare before making any decision.
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    Re: The perfect Insence/Woody/Vanilla parfume ?

    This one
  88. Re: Recommend only two niche fragrances (one versatile all year around+ one for the special occasio)

    Le labo Rose 31
    Amouage Interlude Man
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    Re: Some help for a blind buy under 50 dollars.

    Halston Man Amber
    24 Gold by Scentstory
    Lalique Hommage
  90. Re: Got scammed on Aventus...Sent Fresco (Not by anyone here) - Need advice

    What if it's Aventus? How do we really know?
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    Poll: Re: Where NOT to wear fragrances

    Job interview. Why, really, why?
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    Re: Your comfort scent

    Tobacco Vanille and Choco Musk
  93. Re: Got scammed on Aventus...Sent Fresco (Not by anyone here) - Need advice

    This will be difficult to prove to your CC company IMO. Count your loses and move on.
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    Re: Top 5 Oud based fragrances

    Special mention, Ferrari Essence Oud. Great juice
  95. Re: Has anyone tried the body shop's amber oud ? Wow :)

    I bought the oil and I it is a smoother alternative to Bond New York Amber. Great scent IMO.
  96. Re: What are your most regrettable fragrance purchases thus far ???

    If you can bottle hay and myrh then you have Bois D'argent. Overrated and not interesting IMO
  97. Re: What are your most regrettable fragrance purchases thus far ???

    Bois D'argent. Terrible blind buy based on a YouTube review

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    Bois D'argent. Terrible blind buy based on a YouTube review
  98. Re: Suggested alternatives to Tom Ford Neroli Portofino

    Mugler Cologne
    Bergamatto marino by ferre
    4711 Original Eau de Cologne by Maurer & Wirtz
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    Re: Top 5 Oud based fragrances

    Montale Black Oud
    YSL M7
    Kilian Amber Oud
    Halston Man Amber
    Nasomatto Black Afgano
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    Re: The most you've ever spent on a fragrance?

    160 usd for L'artisan al oudh
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