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  1. Re: Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    That would be the two scents I never, ever tire of..
    Invasion Barbare
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    Re: Invasion Barbare

    I picked mine up from The Perfumed Court. The sprayer on those 2.5ml bottles pack a punch. Definitely way too strong for Puredistance M. I'd HIGHLY recommend treading lightly once you receive it,...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare

    Puredistance M was just entirely too much for me. Maybe it was the the sprayer on the 2.5ml decant I have and it just put out way too much. Next time I am feeling ballsy enough to wear it, I'll be...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare

    It's funny reading this now, my girlfriend said I smell like "Apple Jacks" when I wore it over the weekend (not the first time I wore it around her). She loves it though, it's a win/win for me. I...
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    Re: Slumberhouse

    Pretty excited to receive my sample pack and try these out.. Who doesn't like a sample pack?! :D
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    Re: Fragrance Madness Voting - FINAL FOUR

    Rock the vote!
  7. Re: Not in Front of Other People: Spraying Perfumes is an Intimate Matter

    This is my protocol. Best way and also convenient not carrying a full bottle with you as you make your way to the restroom.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    MDCI Invasion Barbare.. SotD&E
  9. Re: Your most loved and hated note in perfumery currently.

    Favorites: Vanilla, Leather, Lavender, Cocoa, Cedar, Vetiver, Pineapple, Black Currant, Sandalwood

    Least Favorites: Excessive Pepper! Excessive Civet! These are both killers to me. There is...
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    Re: Body Odor as a complement to a fragrance

    Great thread and interesting perspectives, theories and facts. I, myself, find a woman's natural scent quite intoxicating (not one of those unbathed for days types) with fragrance as complimentary...
  11. Re: If you had to choose 3 colognes to wear for the rest of your life....

    -Creed Aventus
    -MDCI Invasion Barbare
    -and I just realized how impossible it would be for me to choose a third and final!
    (Gucci Pour Homme II/ Creed Virgin Island Water/Viktor & Rolf...
  12. Poll: Re: Gucci Pour Homme II or Allure Edition Blanche

    GPHII I love, so I am partial and biased... Though, I'd say grab both if you can! You wouldn't be disappointed with yourself :)
  13. Thread: Bond no. 9

    by killerloop

    Re: Bond no. 9

    Only Bond's I enjoy:

    Brooklyn (own full bottle)
    Bleecker Street
    Fire Island
    I Love NY for All
    Andy Warhol Silver Factory
    Andy Warhol
  14. Re: Recommend a tea based fragrance for under $80

    Gucci Pour Homme II is definitely my favorite. Tea for Two is nice, but GPHII is the one I always go for.
  15. Re: Why do we wear perfume ????????????????????????????????

    -Pleasure I get from smelling them on me, it brightens my mood
    -The experience/journey of discovering new fragrances
    -Added bonus: Smelling great, receiving compliments, and girlfriend nuzzling...
  16. Re: Just found out Amen was reformulated in 2010

    Good piece of info for everyone to keep in mind.
  17. Re: Fahrenheit - loved or hated from Young Girls?

    I don't know, it's hit or miss with the younger age bracket and Fahrenheit.. I don't wear this one for approval, I wear it when I'm in "that mood"
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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    Rive Gauche!
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    Guerlain SDV and Tonka Imperiale

    Looking around to see if anyone has Guerlain's Spiritueuse Double Vanille and Tonka Imperiale they would like to find a new home for. Please PM me if you do or know of a place where I might be able...
  20. Re: Article: Vote in the Basenotes Reader Awards for your best fragrances and you could win a $100 g

    Spicebomb was the highlight of 2012 releases for me.
  21. Re: Fahrenheit: My thoughts on current formulation

    I have three different bottles, all different sizes and all different dates and formulations.

    In the youngest bottle I have, the petrol doesn't play as big of a role as I would like, but...
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    Re: New Scent Feb 2013: Gucci PH II Intense

    If it's true, sign me up.. but I'm not holding my breath.
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    Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    I did this with a smaller split bottle of MI (it was in my glove compartment for at least a month and a half during the summer) I've since sprayed it recently and it's still a champ and packs a...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Honestly, I'm not surprised at all. I haven't had such an immediate liking for a frag in a long time. Once the opening is done being all schitzo, it really works its way in to a beauty. This is...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Pure Leather... I'm hooked. I smell bits and pieces of almost every A*Men frag in it. It's like a carnival of notes.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Grabbing to complete my Mugler collection, no questions asked, but also really looking forward to comparing with A*Men, which I love. Not going to lie, the varied reviews have also hyped up my...
  27. Re: Which colognes are in your work rotation, and where do you work?

    Cool story, bro.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, June 18th, 2012

    Dior Homme Intense
  29. Re: Which colognes are in your work rotation, and where do you work?

    (Office Environment but casual)
    Lately, I've been using:

    YSL Rive Gauche
    Dior Homme/Dior Homme Intense
    YSL La Nuit De L'Homme
    Creed Aventus
    Creed Virgin Island Water
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    Re: Ever broken a bottle?

    Had my bottle of GIT and GPH II in my bag, separated and rolled up in clothing. This was in my overnight bag. When I picked it up and placed it on my desk, somehow (I guess from walking) the...
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    Re: Your first niche bottle ( OFFICIAl THREAD)

    Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    I've done this with Aventus as well but I wasn't called out as badly as you were man. Honestly, I'm enjoying YSL La Nuit for the workplace very much. Don't feel self conscious about fogging people...
  33. Re: Basenotes favorites that you hate... Hated that you love?

    I feel like Aventus could be one many lists in this post. Get's a lot of love and hate, it seems.

    Dislike/Just doesn't do it for me:
    Black Aoud
    Egoiste (and Platinum)
  34. Re: $85 for 4 oz Original Vetiver? too good to be true?!

    You're covered with this purchase. The fact that a 14 day return policy is included should put you at ease as well. I wouldn't stress it. Hopefully it's a great batch... ;)
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    Re: After years of being on this forum...

    I get the urge once in a while but find myself just reaching for a very non-complex, simple frag. Just to feel basic, if only for a little bit :) Nothing wrong with switching things up here and...
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    Thumbs up! Two of them, even!
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    Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    Easily my most complimented and most sampled by anyone who stops by my place and scopes out my wardrobe. It just smells good and it creates a nice cloud around you for all to enjoy. No conspiracy. ...
  38. Re: Do you guys find yourselves guessing the scents in the room?

    Quite frequently, but the biggest standouts to me were backstage at a metal show (pretty well known band), one of the members sprayed up with A*Men by strict orders of his significant other, she...
  39. Re: Goodsmellas - Article about Male Scent Afficionados

    Interesting read and good find. Feels like the author though already had their preconceived judgments and it really shone through in the writing.

    Thanks for scanning and posting, Brian.
  40. Re: Which Pure Has/ Will Have more Value ? the future

    Right now, Pure Coffee and Pure Malt... 4-8months from now, I wouldn't say any of them, to be honest. I think Mugler is going to pull through with another hefty re-release of Pure Malt and possibly...
  41. Re: Anyone else notice less coconut in Creed Virgin Island Water

    I just got my new bottle from fragrancenet yesterday and the initial 5-10 minutes is a heavy dose of lime/citrus.. Following that. it tames down in to a very smooth blend of the coconut/lime/rum...
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    Re: Aventus WOW Batch

    I wish there weren't any inconsistencies as well, that's for sure.. It seems like Creed has ironed out the batch issues pretty well with Aventus as of late. Thankfully, I haven't ran in to any bad...
  43. Thread: SA's

    by killerloop

    Re: SA's

    Aventus, excellent choice! Can't wait to here how that one goes over
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    Re: Successful and well done reformulations ??

    Fahrenheit, for me..
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 31st, 2012

    Tonka Imperiale yumyums!
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2012

    Aventus and VIW
  47. Re: (Is it Legit for BOND No.9 Fragrance?)

    Haven't had a bad experience yet. I've used them 5+ times for things as basic as low cost designer frags up to Creeds, including Aventus. Juice has always been good.
  48. Thread: need help

    by killerloop

    Re: need help

    Best bet is where you are (basenotes) and hopefully there are some people with finished bottles and no longer need their caps. Good luck with this, I know it's not the easiest thing to acquire,...
  49. Re: If you could pick one scent for from DIPTYQUE - Which one would it be?

    I'm a sucker for Tam Dao
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    Re: Fragrance for Getting Through a CRISIS

    what hep said.. but what i find myself doing just for a quick pick-me-up is to spray something that has a lot of positive memories tied to it.. seems to take my mind back to the memories associated...
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    Re: Beyond the rack creed sale

    Beyond the Rack is legit with all their products, I have purchased many things from them in the past. I'm not sure how much of a sale they will have on Creed but it's always worth a look.
  52. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Received with 112216 as well and the juice smells identical, if not better/more potent than the bottle I already had.
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    Re: I got money to spend what should i consider

    I spit out my Red Bull at work as soon as I saw this response lmao

    As mentioned previously, Aventus seems to be one that gets the best response. Wouldn't say dropper, but it'll get her going. ...
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    Re: La Nuit De L' Homme EDT or EDP

    As opposed to making a new thread, I figured I would pull up and re-visit this and see if anyone else has since sampled the EDT and EDP side by side, and their thoughts? I have sampled the EDT only...
  55. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Wow.. That's just awful.. I really hope no one out there seriously considers buying from this person.
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    Re: Top 3 Most Worn - By The Numbers

    Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf (15)
    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme by Guerlain (13)
    A*Men Pure Malt by Thierry Mugler (12)
    L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme by Guerlain (12)
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    Poll: Re: Prada Amber Vs Midnight In Paris

    Midnight in Paris EDP, hands down.
  58. Re: A few questions about L'instant de Guerlain Extreme EDP...

    Definitely not a powdery cocoa.. To me, it is kind of a dirty cocoa, the way it's blended with everything else. Still an amazing cocoa drydown.
  59. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Got my order placed 10:15 this morning for a bottle.. Really wish they unleashed Pure Malt as well!
  60. Re: Which Scent has a lot of Booze in it? Rum,Gin,Whiskey You name it Baby..

    This is probably the most intense sample I've ever tried, I felt like I caught a buzz after taking one whiff of it.

    As mentioned above, Pure Malt would be an obvious suggestion, but Frapin 1697...
  61. Re: If you could only own 1 Bottle from BOND No.9 Which one would it be?

    New Haarlem I just do not like one bit. Such a heavy maple syrup experience is what my nose gets from it. I only own Brooklyn and have kept it. The only other bottles I'd consider:

    New York Oud...
  62. Re: A*Men vs A*Men Pure Coffee vs A*Men Pure Malt vs A*Men Pure Havane vs A*Men Taste of Fragrance

    Pure Malt > A*Men > ToF > Pure Havane > Pure Coffee
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    Re: "Midnight In Paris" in the summer heat

    You can wear it any time.. In fact I feel like I can wear my EDP any time, so you should be set with the EDT... Enjoy it :)
  64. Re: 3rd Annual Fragrance Idol Contest on Youtube.. win the bottle of your dreams

    Very interesting! I'd be very interested in seeing what some of the colorful and creative personalities on here come up with!
  65. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I wish they would have purchasing limits on Limited Edition fragrances to allow everyone a fair chance at getting a bottle themselves. Like limit it to one per customer for the first week or two,...
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    Re: Layering successes

    Pure Virgin Island Malt
  67. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Bring back Pure Malt, dammit! I'd suggest everyone picking up a bottle of this though.. I'm definitely going to try and grab one.
  68. Re: Clean cut, professional and well groomed !?

    Rive Gauche PH
    Green Irish Tweed
    Burberry Brit
    Midnight in Paris EDP
    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: A Question about prada APH

    I seem to be super sensitive with anything heavy amber. I have to take it easy with application of Prada APH, even during cooler weather. I'd imagine it projecting like a mofo in the heat,...
  70. Re: Wanted: Decants of.. SDV, DHI, Tea for Two etc..

    Updated list.
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    Re: Limited Edition Creed Millesime Imperial!

    I love the retro bottle and glad it's back around.. Now question is, will it be possible to get my hands on it without breaking the bank?!
  72. Wanted: Decants of.. SDV, DHI, Tea for Two etc..

    Wanted: Looking to swap for decants/samples of:

    La Nuit de L'Homme Le Parfum
    Noir de Noir
    Patchouli Impérial
    Infusion D'Homme

    Thanks for looking :)
  73. Poll: Re: Midnight In Paris (EDT,EDP) vs Dior Homme Intense!

    MiP EDP is best bang for your buck. Get the 125ml (4.2ox) for less than $50.

    As far as outright comparison, I currently only have DH vintage and MiP EDP and it's really a toss up for me. Two...
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    Re: Top 5 best date scents

    Creed's - Aventus, GIT, MI
    Pure Malt
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Tobacco Vanille
    L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme
    Jubilation XXV

    These have all been successful for me as far as dates/dating...
  75. Re: I have $100 to spend, which one would you pick out of these 4?

    For the coming months: TdH EDT

    Any cooler type months: MiP EDP
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    Re: Bad, bad news for me.

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    Re: Dove Men - Smells like Drakkar Noir to Me

    I do shower with Dove Men Soap Bars, use Dove Men deodorant and also own a bottle of Drakkar. It hasn't jumped out at me yet, but I know what I will be testing when I get home. :)
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    Re: Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf

    Love the juice and love the bottle. Overall, I just love sweeter fragrances. I wear Spicebomb quite often, love the smell on me and receive positive comments on it from others as well. Different...
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    Re: Best summer fragrance from Bond No. 9?

    Definitely Brooklyn followed by Fire Island
  80. Re: My wife gave me a compliment for the first time in 5 years.

    Since she seemed to like AdG...

    Gucci Pour Homme II, D&G Light Blue, Cartier Roadster Sport..

    But also, have you given Green Irish Tweed or Millesime Imperial a test around her? Aventus also...
  81. Re: List the fragrance that gives your nose an orgasm

    Lately it's been:
    Jubilation XXV
    Tobacco Vanille
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Midnight in Paris EDP
  82. Replies

    Re: Light and clean scent

    Gucci Pour Homme II
  83. Re: Which cologne would you choose from these 4?

    If you are truly tied on all of these, and only these, go with Code 1000%
  84. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille vs. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane

    I think they're both kind of pricey, but TV is an EDP form and one spray lasts for eternity. I still feel even TV is more bang for the buck; as long as you go with the great split price here, 50ml...
  85. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille vs. Thierry Mugler Pure Havane

    While they both have a home in my wardrobe, I actually did a full on side by side comparison, over a 12 hour time frame.. Tobacco Vanille just loves my skin.. I feel like there's something about PH,...
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    Poll: Re: Burberry Brit Summer

    Just had an opportunity to sample this and I really like their take on this edition of Brit, which I own and love. I was debating on picking it up. A unique "summer edition" frag; it definitely...
  87. Re: just got lucky enough to find Cartier's Limited Edt. Sport Roadster (Speedo).....any B'noters

    +1, big fan of Roadster Sport.. Haven't heard of this Limited Edition though.. Is it LE bottle or is the juice different?
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    Re: Midnight in Paris compared to Armani Code

    I had gifted my Armani Code to my father and MIP EDP has been a very safe replacement for it. I only smell the resemblance in through the opening. It then dries down to its own identity. Really...
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    Re: VR -Antidote

    Just sprayed some Antidote for the evening; I'll always keep some around. I bought mine on eBay a while ago for a pretty decent price, but it was the 2.5oz
  90. Re: New Fragrances: Giorgio Armani Diamonds Summer 2012

    OOOOOOO.. And intriguing sounding summer edition fragrance! The mentioning of the aquatic/cocoa combo really caught my attention.
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    Speaking from experience, I have broken out of that zone twice. Both had loved a specific scent on me which they just could not stop smelling on me; one expressing even that it was a turn on (that...
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    Re: What are you buying next ?

    Next purchase will be a full bottle of Aventus, possibly a flacon. Going to have to resist impulses for a month and reward myself with it ;)
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    Great plan.. Strong memory association and triggers with the sense of smell. I say go with Burberry Brit. That one was a killer for me with my former lady friend ;)
  94. Re: Gentle People -- Your Expertise is Required

    OMG LMFAO,,, I'm dying over here!!!! :D

    EDIT: On-topic, my guess is Aventus!
  95. Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    Sounds cool Brian, where at? I just moved so everything has been a bit crazy and still unpacking etc, so might not be able to make this one, but would definitely be up for the next time.
  96. Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    The first few wears all I could focus on was the cocoa. As time progressed and I wore it a few more days, I began to smell the entire composition, not just notes here and there. For me, the citrus...
  97. Re: Need Suggestions: Night/bed-time, Soothing, Comforting, Relaxing Frag

    Giving Midnight in Paris a testing, details to follow. Also, checking out other suggestions to see if I want to sample any others..
  98. Re: l'instant de guerlain extreme... idk anymore

    I'm sure you will not have any trouble finding a buyer here. I have a couple bottles already otherwise I would take it off your hands. If you aren't strapped for cash though I say hold on to it for...
  99. Re: Need Suggestions: Night/bed-time, Soothing, Comforting, Relaxing Frag

    Some great suggestions in here, thanks for all the replies and keep them coming! :) Looking a bunch of them up now
  100. Re: Which fragrance to wear when rock climbing...

    Out of those, TdH for sure
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