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    Re: This summer which is your favorite "Cologne"

    I have decided to go "all Creed"
    So in the hot weather:

    Néroli Sauvage
    Silver Mountain Water
    Chèvrefeuille Original
    Sélection Verte (fabulous, but fabulously expensive, so from a decant)
    ...
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    Re: Fresh Fragrances with lots of Sillage

    Kenzo P.H.
    Actually grows stronger the later it gets..............
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    Re: The Art of Shaving Sandalwood + Lemon

    I got AOS shaving kit for Christmmas.
    It included shaving oil, cream, and balm and badger hair brush.
    I really liked the scent.
    I find it very creamy.
    Kept an eye out & recently snagged a 1 oz...
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    Various Sandal wood Frags

    I know that there are quiote a few Basenoters who have had extensive experience with various Sandalwood Frags.
    So I have a couple of questions.

    Can anyone tell me the difference between Caswell...
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    Re: Vetiver - what am I missing?

    I used to wear Guerlain Vetiver for many years back about 15 years ago.
    It was my "signature" frag.
    I recently picked up a bottle very cheaply on Ebay.
    The newer stuff is not nearly as rich, nor...
  6. Re: Looking For A Spicy, Woody, Agrestic Frag...BUT

    Sonoma Studios "Sanctuary"
    Woody (sandal wood) / Incense / Spicy
    All in all an excellent fragrance and reasonably priced................
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    Re: Your favorite power house frags

    Caron L'Anarchiste
    YSL Rive Gauche
  8. Thread: LesNez Samples

    by busterb
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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Received mine a fewweeks ago.
    They remind me very much of the Divine frags.
    Wonderfully translucent.
    Iam enjoying them!
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    Re: Vitage Guerlain Colognes

    The Vetiver I remember from about 10 years ago came in a tall bottle, dark green label, and green and gold plastoc cap.
    Is this the original packaging?
    I agree that the fragrance I owned back then...
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    Re: TJ Maxx is selling Rive Gauche

    Picked up RG 1.75 ml on EBAY for $11.00 a few months ago.
    Just picked up Guerlain Vet cologne (2.5 oz) and shower jell set for $9.95.
    It pays to check out EBAY.


    B.G.
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    Re: Similar to Neroli Sauvage

    This took a while, sorry but In just recd' Neroli Sauvage in a swap.
    I also believe it is very similar to Rochas p.h.
    It has a bit more orange accord in the opening notes, whereas the Rochas is...
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    Poll: Re: Ambre Sultan or Arabie??

    Me too.
    Itraded my bottle to Marlen for 5 1/2 oz decant varieties of frags I was wanting to try.


    B.G
  13. Poll: Re: What's more fun, the having or the getting?

    How about swapping!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: Evening Frag for a Wedding Reception

    One is definitely mentioned on the boards today:
    Rive Gauche,
    also
    Boucherone P.H.
    Tabarome
    Habit Rouge
    Gendarme

    Classy and formal for evening.............
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8 November

    Let Me Play The Lion by LesNez

    From a sample for Base-noters
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    Re: Need formal scent help...

    I second Gendarme and will add Rive Gauche
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    Well let me go back further than any of you.
    There was nowhere near the varied scents back when I was an adolescent.
    When I was about 16 years old (c 1963) I bought a cologne named "Dante" in my...
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    Re: Smelling well groomed

    Rive Gauche
    Vetiver Guerlaine
    Gendarme
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    Re: SotD Friday 6 October

    L'Artisan V.d.R.
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    Re: Caron L`Anarchiste - Disease in a bottle

    I like L'Anarchiste, though it is not one of my commonly frags.

    The orange / clove / spice accord reminds me of Christmas and scented fragrant pomander.

    I do notice the "metallic" note also,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday October 5

    Eucris by Geo F Trumper
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    Jazz / Rive Gauche

    I was running late this morning & didn't give much thought to my cologne.
    I grabbed a small decant of YSL Jazz and gave a few spritzes.
    While driving to work I realized that this smells almost...
  23. Thread: Gendarme

    by busterb
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    Re: Gendarme

    I agree with most of the above. Gendarme is a scent I wear when the occasion calls for something not too noticeable. It is a great "skin" scent.
    It has the tendancy to grow STRONGER on me as the day...
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    Re: SOTD Friday September 15

    Malborough by Geo F Trumper
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    Re: Lemons for the Gentleman...

    Eau De Rochas Homme
    Very lemony top note drying down into woodsy bottom.
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    Re: Longest Lasting/Strongest Mens Frags?

    I agree with Creed Himalaya and Boise de Portugal.
    Also:
    Guerlain Coriolan
    Caron L'Anarchiste
    Caron Yatagan
    Trumper Marlborough
    Trumper Eucris
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    Re: SOTD - Friday 1st SEP Scent Synch Day

    Sonoma Scent Sanctuary..................Sorry no T.M.C.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday August 17

    Roger & Gallet Vetyver..................
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    Re: SOTD Monday August 14

    Creed Santal Imperiale
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    Re: SotD Friday 11 August

    My new bargain purchase of YSL Rive Gauche..................classic
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 August

    Musk Kiehl
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    Re: Which Serge Lutens

    Hi Sam;
    I owned S.L. Arabie, but could never find an appropriate occasion to wear it.
    Perhaps I just wasn't bold enough, who knows.
    It is an amazing frag though, very spicey, fruity, and sweet.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 August

    Gendarme...............
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 August

    Gendarme
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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    VDR is a very unique scent. It is engaging rather than beautiful.
    It can take on a sour-ish nature at times, but in general is absolutely enchanting in it's individuality. Nothing else smells like...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 August

    Tam Dao
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    Re: What smells like a Gentleman's Club?

    Let's not forget to consider Le Dandy by D'Orsay................................
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    Re: Is Gendarme manly?

    Although Gendarme is out of stock on the Sephora website, if you visit a local Sephora retailer you can find the Gendarme spray for $11.00.
    Best bargain I ever got scent-wise, (2nd best is the Rive...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Wednesday August 2

    ysl rIVE gAUCHE
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday August 1st.

    Cuiron Pour Homme by Helmut Lang
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday July 20

    Geo. Trumper EUCRIS....................
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19 July

    S.L Fumerie Turque...from a sample.
  43. Thread: Fresh skin

    by busterb
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    Re: Fresh skin

    For linen fresh try Trumper Skye.
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    Re: SOTD Monday July 17

    Kenzo PH
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    Creative Universe Mare

    I recently received a decant of Mare by Creative Universe.
    Anyone else tyhinh that this smells exactly like Creed Himalaya???
    I notice this characteristiv in so many "fresh" or "marine" scents.
    So...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday May 30

    Eucris by Geo F Trumper
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    Re: Any cinnamon scents out there?

    Also Comme des Garcons White.
    Cinnamon and floral.................
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4th May

    Caron L'Anarchiste
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 3rd May

    L.V. Dilmun this AM
    A little Eau Noire on the wrish this PM.


    B.G.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28 April

    Geo. F. Trumoer SKYE.
    My new go to fresh scent..................
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    Re: SotD Wednesday April 26

    Kenzo P.H. in anticipation of the weather wariming up................
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    Re: What did your Father use?

    Well, since at 58 I'm probably old enough to be you guys father I'll give you some of my early frags.

    In about 1964 or '65 I bought a bottle of something called "Dante"
    It was a generic spicey...
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    Re: SotD Monday 24th April

    L'Artisan V.D.R.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17 April

    Once again SKYE.....Geo. Trumper
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    Re: SotD Friday April 14

    Creed Santal Imperiale
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13 April

    Geo. F. Trumper Eucris
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    Re: I just can NOT find a KNOCKOUT LEATHER!

    Hey Sixer.
    Good to hear from you
    I found Daime Blonde by Serge Lutens to be a refined leather (suede) frag!

    Cheers;
    B.G.
  58. Re: What's light and comes in a tallish blue bottl

    Perhaps Geo F Trumoer Skye???
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 11th April

    Creed Hmalaya form a decant.
    Careful with this one.
    Easy to over dose................
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    Re: SotD Thursday 6th April

    Caron Yatagan, while the weatyher is still cool...........
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Truly UNIQUE Fragrance?

    I second L'Anarchiste
    Also how about L'Artisan VDR and Etro Palaise Jamais
  62. Re: SoTD Wednesday April 5th 2006! A special day!

    S.L. Ambre Sultan
    from a sample...............
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    Re: Opinions on Silver Light

    S.L. Ambre Sultan
    from a sample...............
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4 April

    L'Artisan Voleur de Roses
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    Re: SotD Monday April 3rd

    Sonoma Scent Sanctuary
  66. Thread: SotD 31 Friday

    by busterb
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    Re: SotD 31 Friday

    Caron 3rd Man.................
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29th March

    S.L. Fumere Turque.
    Thanks again SixCats

    I find it similar to Ambre Sultan.
    I prefer Ambre Sultan because of it's sexy dirty compliment which F.T. doesn't seem to posses!!
  68. Re: Annick Goutal Vetiver. *Who is this for, reall

    Had it / traded it away.
    Too salty for me.
    Smelled exactly like soy sauce.
    Guess my idea of vetiver was shaped by the Guerlain version.
    It was my one and only frag back about 30 years...
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    Re: SotD Monday 27th March

    Uomo? Moschino by Moschino
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24 March

    Santal Imperial.....................
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    Re: SotD [Wednesday, March 15]

    Caron Yatagan.
    Thanks again Six Cats!!
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    Re: SotD [Tuesday, March 14]

    Creed Bois de Portugal.
    Thanks Six Cats!!
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    Re: SotD Monday March 13

    Guerlain
    Coriolan
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 March

    Tam Dao
    and also C.K. Contradiction, a sample vial of which I had intended to include in a swap with Six Cats opened up in my pocket.
    The "layering" is not so good...............

    ...
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb 23

    Guerlain
    Imperiale
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    Re: If you could choose only one...

    L'Artisan
    Guerlain
    CdG
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    Re: Rawest, dirtiest Vetiver?

    Got a bottle of Wilde Vetiver by Grandiflorum in a close out.
    Boy does this stuff stink.
    Undecided at this point whether I like it or not.
    I'll work on it and try to come up with a...
  78. Thread: Nutmeg note

    by busterb
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    Re: Nutmeg note

    Surprised Guerlain Coriolan didn't get a mention.
    Supremely nutmeg / alspice centered
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    Re: SOTD Monday February 13

    Cuiron Pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 February

    Moonfish wrote:

    "Wilde Vetiver by Grandiflorum

    It`s like a grang-father of AirKenzo - vetiver is topped by aniseed... Boozing sweet like ouzo in the beginning - but very natural but light...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 February

    Roger & Gallett Vetiver........................
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb. 9

    L'Artisan Navigar!!!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7 February

    CDG White!!
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    Re: the most powerful sillage

    Caron L'Anarchiste
  85. Thread: Aquatic Scents

    by busterb
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    Re: Aquatic Scents

    Was wondering when someone was going to mention Kenzo.
    In my opinion a finw aquatic,
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 19 January 2006

    Creed Tabarome Milisme
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    Re: Please Recomend A Great Citrus Fragrance

    Miller Harris Tangerine Verte............................
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    Re: Most Disappointing Fragrance Award

    I will second the A.G. Vetyver.
    Smelled like soy sauce.very very salty.
    It was a major disappointment and was traded away.

    B.G.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 January 2006

    GUERLAIN CORIOLAN
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28 November 2005

    L'Artisan Passage D'Enfer.......................
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    Re: Overrated Basenotes Fragrance?

    Count me in on the Creed disappointment bandwagon.
    I really looked forward to sampling these frags, what with all the accolades here on BN, but was puzzled when I tried them. GIT smells like any one...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9 Dec

    Coriolan............................
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5 December

    Santal Noble
    Thanks Marls....................
  94. Re: finally bit the bullet -and nearly got ripped

    In the beginning I did purchase from Aedes and ate the shipping charges and I live only 50 minutes away out on L.I.
    So perhaps it is not the best bargain in mail order.
    Having said that, if you...
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    Re: SotD, Friday December 2

    Geo. F. Trumper Eucris.
    Thanks Clark Kent..........................
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    Re: Quality yet inexpensive frags

    Try Sonoma Scent Studios.
    I have purchased theit Sanctuary and it is an exemplary Sandalwood with overlying incense.
    I have also tried their new Tobacc por Homme.
    It too is an outstanding effort....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 30 November

    Sonoma Scent Studios Sanctuary...How's that for alliteration???
    This is a very fine fragrance b.t.w.

    Busterb
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    Re: Basic question about Vetiver

    There has been a very complete evaluation of vetiver based frags by Jeff H.


    http://www.basenotes.net/community/YaBB.pl?num=1126588391
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23 November

    Geo. Trumper Marlborough..................
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    Re: SOTD Monday 28 November

    Palisander
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