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    Re: A touch of Vanilla

    Mona di Orio Vanille
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    Re: Strong Citrus Fragrance?

    Nio
    Neroli Portofino
  3. Re: Aventus...Am I missing something or all hype?

    I think it's good.
  4. Re: Which kilian fragrance in your own experience gets the most compliments.

    Back to Black
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    Re: Roja Dove questions

    I only own a few of his scents. I think they're definitely high quality, but I don't know if they're that far above Amouage or Clive Christian. I do think that Scandal and Vetiver are really nice...
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    Re: Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    Like others have said, there are a few from the house that are nice. I enjoy:

    Derby
    Tonka Imperiale
    SDV
    LIDGE
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    Re: Thinking About Buying Invasion Barbare

    Doooooo it!!!!
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    Re: Roja Dove Vetiver

    It's a great fragrance, but I agree that there are better in that genre. And definitely cheaper
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    Re: Clive Christian X for Men

    I think X is definitely worth owning and like people mentioned, if you're wanting to save some money, you might want to get in a split. If you're only going to be wearing one fragrance all the time,...
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes smells like piss?

    If it did, I'd be peeing my pants on a regular basis.
  11. Re: Which fragrance is best at smelling like a bakery?

    Came here to say this.
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    Re: Amouage fan thread!

    I love Amouage as well. Currently, I'd struggle to pick my favorite. Memoir, Opus VI and Lyric are definitely up there.
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    Re: Which Houses are Worth the Cost?

    I think all are overpriced, but I don't mind paying for:

    Amouage
    Creed
    Frederic Malle
    Tom Ford
    Roja Dove
    Dior
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    Re: Amouage fan thread!

    How are the shower gels?
  15. Re: Clive christian colognes-i don't get it

    X is a great scent. I really like it. C is very nice as well.
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    Re: Geranium Pour Monsieur

    I'm not great with descriptions. Some of the reviews on it are pretty accurate. I just know I've been reaching for it more lately and it's a great work scent.
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    Geranium Pour Monsieur

    Kicks all forms of ass...
  18. Re: Best compliment you have ever gotten on one of your colognes

    My wife said that L'Humaniste made her want to take her shirt off
  19. Poll: Re: --------->Guys, do you follow gender classification with fragrances?

    I adhere strictly to species classifications.
  20. Re: Why you cannot smell your own perfume....

    What would be incorrect? Location? Amount?
  21. Re: Okay, so Kilian charges $100 JUST for the bottle/box/packaging ?!

    I just go with the refills.... I don't see the point in the extra money. I know others disagree.
  22. Re: What's your favorite from the Creed Acqua Originale line ? Or none of them?

    I agree with Vetiver Geranium. I only own that and Cedre Blanc though, I haven't tried the other two.
  23. Re: What are the booziest fragrances you've had the pleasure of wearing?

    A few that are up there for me:

    1270
    Pure Malt
    Enigma/Creation E
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    Re: Your top 3 strictly masculine scents

    X
    Fahrenheit
    Memoir
  25. Re: How does your significant other deal with your fragrance habits?

    Gives her opinions and enjoys the many that I've bought for her along the way.
  26. Re: Hard Leather by LM Parfums - Act II Intimacy Collectiion!

    The opening didn't seem as bad as most made it out to be IMO. I'm really enjoying this. The middle and base notes are great. Good longevity. Not sure why I don't reach for this more.
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    Re: You never know what gems...

    I think it was removed because there was humor involved. More than one person on here was amused, and that cannot be tolerated.
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    Re: You never know what gems...

    They probably stopped it now
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    Re: You never know what gems...

    First time anybody actually picked up on the username...nice
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    Re: Gentleman?

    Good one. I love this. Also, I've been feeling a little more gentleman-like while wearing Italian Cypress lately...
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    You never know what gems...

    the sales forum will bring...

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/387423-All-together-deal?p=3228420#post3228420
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    Re: Fragrance for Older man

    Italian Cypress
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    At the moment...

    Geranium Pour Monsieur
    Roja Dove Scandal
    Opus VI
    Green Irish Tweed
    Italian Cypress
  34. Re: Your top three discontinued frags you'd want to see returned

    Amber Absolute
    Dior Vetiver
    Gucci Rush
  35. Re: A good, every day, year around niche scent (no Bond or Creed)

    Sycomore
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    Re: Clive Christian scents

    X and C are very nice. X is my favorite. I usually go with 2 sprays. 3 at most.
  37. Re: How often do you wear fresher scents in the colder months?

    I really like Vetiver Extraordinaire in the cooler months, but I'm usually open to whatever.
  38. Re: Call me crazy... but.. I prefer Original Santal over Aventus..

    You. Are. Crazy.
  39. Re: What fragrance for a man who turned 40?

    Roja Dove Vetiver
    Italian Cypress
    Grey Vetiver
    Opus VII
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    Re: Best branded male fragrance

    I prefer the simplicity of:

    Chanel Exclusifs
    Serge Lutens
    Dior Homme Line
    MFK
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    Re: Creed Pure White Cologne

    A great scent. My wife likes it even more than me. I agree that longevity isn't amazing, but if you spray it on clothing, it should last long enough for most engagements.
  42. Re: Best fragrances with a lot of ISO-E super -

    The ones I like are:

    Encre Noire
    TdH
    Fahrenheit
    French Lover
    Opus VII
  43. Re: Frags you enjoy/respect, but would NOT want to wear in public?

    I wear things anywhere, but APLS and Leather Oud tend to be more at home.
  44. Re: Frapin 1270, Spiriteuse Double Vanille, Aventus, Opus VI, XXV, your thoughts on any of these fra

    1270 is boozy. I prefer it over SDV. Opus VI is my favorite of all of these though.
  45. Re: Are Colognes Really Weaker or Is Olfactory Fatigue Worse than We Realize?

    That seems to make sense. Lately, I've been doing one spray on either forearm and one on either shoulder, and I seem to be able to detect things for a much longer time than spraying on the neck or...
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    Re: How To Correctly Wear Cologne

    I'm starting to think 3-4 max is probably best for me to smell everything longer.
  47. Re: Your favorite new releases of 2014...so far

    Creed Vetiver Geranium
    Amouage Journey Man
    LM Hard Leather
  48. Re: What's the #1 selling fragrance of all time?

    AdG for men. Probably Chanel No.5 for women.
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    Re: The Best Patchouly ever...

    Dior Patchouli Impérial
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    I might look into this. Vetiver is my favorite note.
  51. Re: Are Colognes Really Weaker or Is Olfactory Fatigue Worse than We Realize?

    Aventus is one I've always had trouble with. I've been wearing it for years and receiving compliments long after I can't smell anything. The other day, I smelled it for the first time up to 7 hours...
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    Re: original santal summer?

    Not a summer scent for me. Only fall or winter, and rarely then. It's potent.
  53. Poll: Re: L'air du Desert Marocain vs Ambre Sultan

    Lddm
  54. Re: Are Colognes Really Weaker or Is Olfactory Fatigue Worse than We Realize?

    Thanks. You're able to smell pretty much everything for a long time this way?
  55. Re: Are Colognes Really Weaker or Is Olfactory Fatigue Worse than We Realize?

    Where do you normally spray?
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    Re: Best Amouage for Men

    Memoir or Opus VI
  57. Re: Who is your favourite current youtube reviewer.

    Why did Jeremy quit?
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    Re: Best Serge Lutens on a man

    Chergui or Ambre Sultan
  59. Re: Creed price increases have officially landed in the US

    I remember the 120ml being $250 just a few years ago. I guess everything has to go up.
  60. Re: "Fallish" Bond...is there such a beast?

    NY Amber
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    Re: Does anyone know what note..

    Crap. Oh well...I guess I'll just enjoy them both and not worry about it.
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    Re: Does anyone know what note..

    It may be the woods instead of the patch. Like I was saying, I know the two aren't similar for the most part. It's only the 5-7 hour mark in Aventus and the first 20 minutes of Straight to Heaven.
  63. Re: Help me choose my next Amouage: Lyric or Epic.

    I think Lyric is far better
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    Does anyone know what note..

    About 5-7 hours into Aventus makes me think it smells almost identical to the opening of Straight to Heaven? I know the fragrances aren't identical throughout, just these two points in their...
  65. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I'd have to say Green Irish Tweed...for now
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite vetiver?

    Roja Dove Vetiver Extrait is moving up my list too.
  67. Re: Differences between sample and full bottle?

    Usually the same. As stated above, if anything, I think the bottle is usually better.
  68. Re: Have Reformulations ruined fragrances? : Dior Homme, Chergui, Timbuktu?

    Chergui is still nice. The new Dior Homme smells good as well. I don't have the nose others do, so maybe I can't pick up on the nuance, but I usually don't experience the issues others do with...
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    Re: I'm not normally...but...

    I'm not a patchouli fan either, but I like Patchouli Imperial by Dior
  70. Re: Terre d' Hermes EDT vs. Terre d' Hermes EDT [New Formula] vs. Terre d' Hermes Parfum

    I like the EDT, but I did pick up the Parfum too and think it's pretty similar.
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    Re: Roja Dove - Enigma pour Homme

    I recently got this and I'm enjoying it. I can see the comparisons to Tobacco Vanille, but I prefer this because it doesn't have a heavy vanilla note. I want to wear this, but I agree that it doesn't...
  72. Re: Getting around to the best...it's a challenge for me

    I have the same issue. I need to wear the great ones instead of saving them for some unknown occasion.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Clive Christian X
    Opus VII
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    Re: Fragrances where spray count is huge!

    I'd say Lyric Man. Although, I have been underspraying everything to see if that helps me smell things better.
  75. Re: I for the life of me cant understand why Xerjoff Nio is praised with such high regard

    Smooth citrus that lasts all day. I like it, but I can see why others might not think it was spectacular. It's very simplistic.
  76. Re: Amouage Memoir Man.... Just like it. That's all!

    I'd like to have a magnetic cap on mine too. At least it stays on ok. Did you order the shower gel from Amouage directly?
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    Re: Roja Dove Sprayer

    I actually like the sprayers. I only wish my nose was better so I could detect them all day. I still think I need to figure out the proper places to spray where I can enjoy things more.
  78. Re: Thanks to Basenotes, I discovered _____________ ( fragrance ).

    Everything other than Fahrenheit and Le Male
  79. Re: A look again at Christian Dior - Fahrenheit (1988)

    Very well done. So, you don't wear it currently?
  80. Poll: Re: What's your favorite Dior from La Collection Privée?

    Mine isn't on here... Vetiver
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    Re: Soaps, fragrances you like?

    Molton Brown Black Pepper Recharge
  82. Re: Some like it HOT! (Pepper in scents)

    I agree with Honour Man. You may want to also look into Journey Man.
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    Re: Baie Rose 26

    I agree with others on here that I prefer Rose 31. I think Baie Rose is good, but I don't think I'd like to smell like it often.
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    Re: Looking for fresh summer orange scent

    Bigarade Concentree
    Concentre d'orange verte
    Orange Sanguine
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    Re: Best Male Sandalwood fragrance.

    I'll also agree with Tam Dao.
  86. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Another really good one for this category.
  87. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Probably L'Humaniste or Pure White Cologne. I'm also partial to Neroli Portofino.
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    Re: Fragrances you swore you'd never wear?

    Grey Vetiver....I really enjoy it now...although, vetiver is definitely my favorite note currently.
  89. Re: Anyone think of fragrance with other liquid?

    Beware, it's the same stuff that made me think that Comme des Garçons sounded like "come, take our son" every time I said it...
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    Re: Favorite gourmand?

    Tonka Imperiale
    New Haarlem
    Pure Malt
    Jeux de Peau
  91. Anyone think of fragrance with other liquid?

    When l drink 16oz of water... I think... "I just drank $1,400 worth of Spice and Wood... I also think similar things when purchasing shampoo. I think I have the illness...
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    Re: Roja Dove fragrances

    Amber Aoud is probably the most unique. I like it, but I don't feel it's very versatile. Someone smelled me and said it smelled like an old guy's cigarette beard..I disagree, but that was...
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    Re: Roja Dove fragrances

    I picked up a few of his bottles and I'm starting to think parts of Scandal remind me of Italian Cypress. Anybody else get this vibe?
  94. Re: What's a designer scent that could easily pass as niche?

    Pure Malt
    M7
    Encre Noire
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Grey Vetiver
    2 Man
    Fahrenheit
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    Millesime Imperial for a cafe lunch date. Aventus for an evening out.
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    Re: Citric scents for night

    I came here to mention this. I agree. It's great, especially in the summer.
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    Re: Gym scent

    I don't apply when going to the gym, I find that whatever I was wearing earlier that day, or the night before is reanimated when I start to exercise. Especially Pure Malt.
  98. Re: I'm shocked at how close Mugler Cologne resembles Creed's Original Vetiver

    Very similar. I prefer OV though. Like others have said, Neroli Portofino isn't anything like either one.
  99. Re: Amouage Opus VII is frickin' brilliant!

    Thanks. I think I'll be wearing this more as well. I think it's great even during the warmer weather, whereas Opus VI seems a little heavy in the heat.
  100. Re: Amouage Opus VII is frickin' brilliant!

    Bumping this since I have this now...I have to say, it may be my second favorite from the Opus line behind VI.
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