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  1. Re: What do you do with the original box/presentation

    This ^ for me too
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    Re: cheap tobacco frags

    Apologies for hijacking this thread which was supposed to be CHEAP tobacco frags.

    But while Red Tobacco isnt "cheap" to buy, its VALUE is off the charts, because one spray will fill the room for...
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    Re: cheap tobacco frags

    Yes, Chopard. I recently got a decant of it, fell in love with it, and bought a FB. Its a spicy tobacco, leather, amber, and oud fragrance, kind of distantly related to Royal Oud (which is my...
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    Re: cheap tobacco frags

    Wow, you rank Red Tobacco dead LAST!! I'm just here to provide a counter-point - I love tobacco fragrances also, and Red Tobacco is one of my favorites. I think it smells like the most expensive...
  5. Re: Fragrances for a hoodie and jeans type of guy

    Aventus
  6. Re: List of eBay Sellers that Are Authentic and Fake

    ^^ I would personally stay far, far away from any fragrance seller in Russia or thereabouts. LOTS of fugazi stuff coming out of that area right now for some reason
  7. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Man I love eBay.

    also, I hate eBay :laugh: I don't even want to know how much money I've spent on ebay in the last couple of years.. between fragrances and sunglasses, watches and clothes, and...
  8. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Please let us know what you think about this fragrance when you get it - I believe there was a thread devoted to it? Really really interested in this one. Where did you purchase from?


    I'm...
  9. Re: Men fresh fragrances with high performance ??

    I would recommend Dior's Eau Sauvage Parfum - the newer ("fresher") version from 2017
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    Re: Random observation

    I think a fair experiment - that lots of us have unknowingly (or knowingly?) performed to prove high heat does not hurt fragrances - is leave a bottle of something in the car or truck.

    I have had...
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    Re: Best fragrance for keto diet

    Aventus.
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    Re: Male Fragrances You Would Rate 10/10?

    Dior Fahrenheit Parfum
    Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum (either)
    Dior Homme Parfum

    Creed Royal Oud
    Creed Aventus
    Creed Bois du Portugal

    Chanel BdC Parfum
    Chanel Egoiste
  13. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    12 sprays of BdC Parfum
  14. Re: Scam, Shill or Just Two Low Watt Bulbs in a Bidding War?

    Wow, I've seen it all now. FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS for an empty bottle??? What the ^$%#?

    It actually pisses me off when I see people selling empty bottles on ebay. I want to message them and be like...
  15. Re: If you had the choice would you get Eau Sauvage vintage, or new?

    You're talking about a fragrance that is pretty universally acclaimed as a masterpiece - you might not like it, but youre definitely in the minority on that
  16. Re: Herod vs Carlisle vs Habdan by Parfums de Marley

    Herod is one of my favorite cooler weather tobacco based frags so I would say that. Not a fan of Carlisle and haven't smelled Habdan
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    Re: No-Buy August

    Welp ..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwH__x6jV6A
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    Re: Savage EDP or Y EDP ?

    Can't stand either, so my answer is, neither.

    Wait till Sauvage Parfum comes out, because Francois Demachy (the perfumer who created it) is an absolute genius whose other Parfum-strength work for...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Well I'll be damned! A Family Guy reference I didn't get, I'm disappointed in myself :cry:
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    Re: Open Discussion on Bleu de Chanel Parfum

    I agree completely. It is discrete in that projection is no more than an arm's length, but it is definitely persistent. I got a compliment on it the day after I had sprayed it - it was still that...
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    Re: Autumn Selections 2019

    Looking forward to wearing this one more as well with some cooler weather! My tobacco frags don't get a lot of summer use. Also
    Red Tobacco
    Herod
    Back to Black
    REALLY looking forward to Dior...
  22. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Where are you finding all those hard-to-find frags?? Russian Oud is impossible to find, Juby XXV with the non-magnetic cap is similarly very difficult to find, and the tin can Rive Gauche isnt easy...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Um "its the shizz" is the slang I think you're looking for :grin:
  24. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I'm sure you could :)

    I was like a kid on Christmas morning yesterday, constantly looking for the mailman, pacing around excitedly.. I have picked up the bottle to admire it several times since...
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    Re: Open Discussion on Bleu de Chanel Parfum

    Question: Has anybody here -who's tried then both - noticed any difference between the first release of this - with gold-ish lettering on the front of the box - and the current stuff (with off...
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    Re: Open Discussion on Bleu de Chanel Parfum

    Are you serious??? You can't detect the parfum??! The parfum is by far my favorite of the BdC lineup, and actually, one of my most reached for scents recently (warmer weather). I love it. I think it...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum Identification

    I knew you'd love it :) The drydown is especially nice
  28. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thanks guys I was really really excited to find it, and find it at a fair price (Sometimes you can find it but sellers gouge the price knowing how rare it is)

    Its some amazing juice, Royal Oud is...
  29. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Got my bottle of 10K01 Royal Oud today, safe and sound. :happy:

    Pre production batch and man oh man was it worth the search. Its divine
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    Re: Your Favorite Fragrance For A First Date.

    I'd go with The One EDP
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    Re: Am I expecting too much from a cologne?

    Two fragrances came to mind while reading, one's already been mentioned (Interlude Man)

    The other is:
    106802
    3 sprays will fill a room for several hours. Not sure if it'll go 6+ but it'll...
  32. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    11 sprays of Bleu de Chanel Parfum this morning :laugh:
    still going strong 6+ hours later. LOVE this stuff
  33. Re: Have you ever stopped someone to ask what they're wearing? What was it?

    Ha! I did once. It was Aventus. More or less started me down this rabbit hole (although I had been into fragrances before, just not as passionately)
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    Re: Ranking all my Aventus clones.

    Where's your Mont Blanc Explorer?
  35. Re: Fragrances In The Extreme Hot and Humid Climate

    My go-to frags for high heat/humidity:
    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
    Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum (2017)
    Aventus
    CDNIM
  36. Re: Can I put a perfume (fluid) into a spray bottle?

    fixed it for u :)
  37. Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise "18K312A" Batch Performance Isuue

    How many sprays did you use? Where did you spray?

    Cedrat Boise is a beast, but it also needs a bit of time to "open up" as many have noticed. Spray it a few times, wait a month or so, and BOOM,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Is that a compliment? lol
  39. Re: Went in to smell one thing but left loving something else

    Agreed.

    Allure Homme Sport is an excellent scent and on my list to purchase as soon as September rolls around. and Terre d'Hermes Parfum is one of my favorite warm weather scents, I have been...
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    Re: Omg omg omg dior Fahrenheit parfum

    Fahrenheit Parfum is my most complimented fragrance. It never fails to draw positive reactions whenever I wear it.

    and I disagree that its only a cold weather fragrance. I've worn it this summer...
  41. Re: NEW Dior Sauvage Parfum 2019 Official Discussion

    Honesty, I'm not a huge fan of BdC EDT or EDP. But I adore the parfum version and I think its worth the upcharge over the other versions.

    If this one is similar, I'll pay the premium.
  42. Re: Xerjoff Nio - masterpiece or kitchen cleaner

    Admittedly don't have a ton of experience with this one but I found it pretty magical, especially the dry down. Real good hot weather fragrance. Not sure I'd call it a masterpiece but its certainly...
  43. Re: NEW Dior Sauvage Parfum 2019 Official Discussion

    Can you really say that without having smelled the Parfum version of Sauvage though?
  44. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Nice! I was coming here to post, I'm waiting on a 10K01 batch of Royal Oud, (2010, pre-production). Can't wait! :)
  45. Re: NEW Dior Sauvage Parfum 2019 Official Discussion

    Well, what's the difference between BdC parfum and EDP? There is one. and the parfum is better to my nose
  46. Re: Which one? Fahrehnheit EDT, Absolute or Parfum ?

    I would say, whatever you do, do NOT get Le Parfum verison




    cause then there'll be less for me, and its already hard enough to find.
    plus I don't want this getting so popular that you smell...
  47. Re: NEW Dior Sauvage Parfum 2019 Official Discussion

    This. DHP/FP/ESP are masterpieces. I hate Sauvage but I'm interested in this one. Demachy is a wizard and his creations are amazing
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    Re: Omg omg omg dior Fahrenheit parfum

    Scent-wise ESP does not follow DHP and/or FP at all, but when your talking about masterpiece Dior creations from Demachy, it does


    Just curious what you're basing that on? Chatter on BN?...
  49. Re: Jeremy Fragrance's method of spraying - yes or no?

    No, it won't.
  50. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    30 sprays man!!! LOL

    was thinking you'd get 3 or 4 wearings out of that little decant but I guess not huh :laugh: I probably wore about 14 sprays (of Royal Oud) tonight. You gotta spray some on...
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    Re: No-Buy August

    I'm gonna join you, I need to take a break.

    Just found a grail batch of my favorite (10K01 Royal Oud, pre-production batch) and bought it but I'm gonna try and just enjoy my collection without...
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    Re: Omg omg omg dior Fahrenheit parfum

    It ain't easy to find but I know for a fact (because I just messaged him about it) that there is a seller right here on BN who has a bottle of the 2017 version (which I prefer) for sale. I was going...
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    Re: Omg omg omg dior Fahrenheit parfum

    What did I tell you man! What did I tell you.



    Now go buy some ESP!
  54. Re: If you had to have 5ml of juice split on you...

    LOL love your replies man :laugh:

    for me it would be Royal Oud or Herod, two frags I love, and two frags I don't think you can really overspray
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    Re: Best fragrance performance ever...

    I would have to go with the Dior Parfum trifecta (Eau Sauvage, DHP, Fahrenheit). All have perfect performance (for me) in that they create a nice scent bubble around the wearer, all day, without...
  56. Re: Jeremy Fragrance's method of spraying - yes or no?

    So where do you guys like to spray? curious to hear this answer from some BN OGs, much more than that Jeremy guy
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    Re: Favorite violet fragrance?

    Get the Fahrenheit Parfum - no petrol vibe
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    Re: Your most worn July 2019

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  59. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Maybe I just feel indulgent all the time, but its an "everyday scent" for me :D
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    Re: Should I even bother with Fahrenheit?

    You're gonna be fighting me and a lot of other peeps for it, as its one of my all time favorites! I wonder if its really going to be discontinued, or thats just a rumor. I mean, it practically just...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Me too :)

    Love (and constantly wear) both, but I like the drydown of Cedrat Boise better, and it performs better on my skin also
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    Re: Long lasting fragrance

    2nd on Cedrat Boise

    although I'm also surprised you don't get good longevity from Aventus
  63. Re: Very very begginer, need help finding something spicey and Woody.

    Aventus.
  64. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Blue de Chanel Parfum - should be here Monday!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Answered my question while I was typing it, but I didn't think they would ship to the US?

    I have backups of all 3 as well, and all 3 are pretty hard to find in the US. Debating on buying a backup...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Nice! I'll be surprised if you don't try it and immediately post "yup you're right, its a masterpiece" and also the compliments you got while wearing it!

    Where did you find it? Its getting...
  67. Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel (edt/edp) vs. Dior Sauvage a.k.a. Battle of the Blue Bottles

    Ah, but your forgetting the wild card; BdC Parfum! The best of the BdC line in my opinion.
  68. Re: Suggestions for sandalwood fragrance for summer

    Bleu de Chanel Parfum has a very prominent sandalwood note and smells amazing overall, and its a great warm weather fragrance.
  69. Re: Mont Blanc - Individuel - Projection & Longevity?

    I agree with Mr West, its a nice fragrance, but its a little bit sweet. Fortunately, I don't get the best longevity out of it, its mostly faded away by the 5-6 hour mark on my skin
  70. Re: Dior homme parfum VS Dior homme intense VS Valentino intense.

    This. DHP is a masterpiece
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I agree 100%. 3 of his creations are among my all time favorites (DHP, Eau Sauvage Parfum, and Fahrenheit Parfum)

    and I don't like Fahrenheit EDT either, but I LOVE the Parfum. If you like DHP,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Really?? You hate Fahrenhiet Parfum, or Fahrenheit?? I have a hard time imagining anybody hating the Parfum, its just so beautiful and well blended. Especially if you like DHP (which is also one of...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got one from the waitress I was talking to yesterday - I went up to get change for a 100 before the bill came, and she was like "can I just tell you, I LOVE the cologne you're wearing? I wasnt sure...
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    Re: Should I even bother with Fahrenheit?

    This. Fahrenheit Parfum is one of my favorite fragrances and might be my most complimented one as well, it gets very positive reactions just about every time I wear it
  75. Re: Just received 3 new colognes, paco rabanne pH, Dunhill for men1934, and zino davidoff

    Longest run on sentence I've ever read in my life :tongue: but congrats on getting some scents that speak to you :)
  76. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    That many, huh? :lolk:

    7 sprays of Lonestar Memories today, not sure if that counts as overspraying it certainly feels like the right amount, I didnt choke out the passenger in my truck two hours...
  77. Re: Name a scent that smells even better when you overspray it

    every fragrance ever
  78. Re: Recommendation for someone who LOVES Tuscan Leather

    I definitely do get rose in there, I'm glad you pointed that note out - the sandalwood, oud, and rose (and some musk?) work beautifully in support of that nuclear, almost electric, iris and smooth...
  79. Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    #1 Royal Oud
    #2 Fahrenheit Parfum
    #3 Eau Sauvage Parfum
    #4 Aventus
    #5 Layton
    #6 The One EDP
    #7 Cedrat Boise
    #8 Tuscan Leather
    #9 L'Air du Desert Marocain
    #10 Terre d'Hermes Parfum
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    Re: Kilian fragrance advice

    thirded (fourth-d?) on Straight to Heaven (original or extreme)

    and I think it *might* be redundant to own Naxos and B2B? but I'm basing that on the guy who sold me my B2B, because he had Naxos...
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    Re: Cedar! Cedar!

    Man I wanted to like Burvuvu SO bad. Royal Oud is my favorite fragrance of all time, most worn in my wardrobe, year round. But for some reason I just did not like Burvuvu at all. It was just too......
  82. Re: Recommendation for someone who LOVES Tuscan Leather

    Mr Prince we share a similar taste in fragrance I think. TL is one of my favorite frags also, for the reasons you mention.

    Heres three of my other favorites that have leather/suede in their notes,...
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    Re: Everyday compliment getter for teen?

    Best bang for your buck fragrance out there IMO: CK One Shock
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    Re: Second Fragrance

    I like Versace Eros a LOT and I'm twice your age. I just think it smells great, and it performs very well too. Its versatile and works well in all kinds of weather.
    D & G The One EDP is one of my...
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    Re: Which fragrance to wear with this outfit?

    I'm guessing it'll be pretty hot when you go to church for this occasion? For that reason, I'd lean towards Reflection Man which strikes me as a very crisp, fresh, summer scent. The other choice (for...
  86. Re: If Recommending One Fragrance For A Beginner To Start With (Given Our Experience And Knowledge)?

    Aventus.
  87. Re: "Best" masculine-appropriate Amber frangrance?

    Amber is front and center in D&G The One EDP and its a beautifully done amber, the best in my limited experience.
  88. Thread: Armaf

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    Re: Armaf

    :lolk: my bottle of CDNI was similarly banished from my fragrance cabinet due to its awkward and ugly bottle throwing off my collections' feng shui lol

    Also, I hate that fragrance. I am...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Why is your left side less important than your right?
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    Re: BDC Parfum vs The One EDP vs YSL Ultime

    The OP was talking about Fahrenheit Parfum. No nutmeg and hence no gasoline vibe. The parfum swaps out leather for a smoother suede (IMO) and introduces a very nice boozy vanilla note that backbones...
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    Re: BDC Parfum vs The One EDP vs YSL Ultime

    If you're throwing Fahrenheit Parfum into the choices, I'd go with that for sure.

    Out of the original 3 choices, I like The One the best. Its rich, its versatile, its perfectly sweet and spicy....
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    Re: best mancera?

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  93. Re: 'Merica! Your Most Patriotic Scent for Independence Day

    I'm gonna rub hot dogs all over myself, pour a bud light over my head, and call it a day
  94. Re: Looking for an authentic Dior Homme Parfum

    Finescents LLC is completely legit (and claims to be a basenoter with 700 transactions here).

    I recently bought a backup bottle of DHP from him, the price was $120 which isnt a bad price for this...
  95. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays
    105145
  96. Re: Tauer L'air du desert marocain - weak performance

    This has been my experience as well.


    I'm wondering if - like Creed and Mancera and some other houses - it needs some time to macerate and mature?
  97. Poll: Re: Tauer Au Coeur du Desert or L'Air du Desert Marocain?

    L'ADDM

    Like it better of the two.
  98. Re: Your favorite fruit-forward, non-citrus masculine

    I Am King is probably the best fruity summer fragrance I have smelled. Centers around a well done cranberry note with orange/tangerine, it does have some citrus but I think is more fruity than...
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    Re: Your most worn June 2019

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    Eau Sauvage Parfum (2017 version) by Christian Dior
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  100. Re: Terre D'Hermes EDP vs. Eau intense vetiver (Performance)

    No performance issues here. How many sprays did you use?
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