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    Re: Hands down manliest fragrance?

    Polo
    Rive Gauche

    Neither of these would ever be classified as "unisex". ;)
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    Re: Opinions on Giorgio VIP and Giorgio For Men

    GBH is one of my all time favourites. It always made me feel good when I wore it and smelled great on others too.
    Noir Epices by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle is similar but I prefer GBH.
    I...
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    Re: What is the longest lasting fragrance you own?

    Eternity
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    Re: Amouage Sighting on TV (Globe Trekker)...

    I also seen the same Globe Trekker on Sunday. I believe the perfume shop was in one of those Super-Hotels Megan went to.
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    Re: 80's frag for party

    Without a doubt it's Giorgio Beverly Hills. ;)

    Others:
    Obsession
    Polo
    Oscar de le Renta Pour Lui
    Colors by Benetton
  6. Thread: Mosquitos

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    Re: Mosquitos

    Bay Rum is supossed to help repel mosquitos. The first time I have seen (and purchased) Bay Rum is from an upscale store specializing in fly fishing goods.
  7. Thread: Mosquitos

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    Re: Mosquitos

    Mosquitos are attrcted to the carbon dioxide we naturally give off.
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    Re: Fragrance for Poker

    Why, this of course! ;)
    http://www.scentiments.com/scentiments/assets/product_images/5621.JPG
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    Re: GILETTE (MACH)FUSION

    The Fusion works great!:D Us guys with tough wiskers and tender skin will find almost no drag or irrritation, even against the grain.
    The blades are ridiculously expensive so I don't use my Fusion...
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    Re: Home Alone Fragrances?

    Old Spice is my pick too. It's my pyjamas and slippers comfort smell.
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    Re: My Equitos arrived!!!!!

    Too sharp. Too much honeysuckle. I like the scent but it's just not "me".
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    Re: To brighten the start of the day...

    I just love Trumper's GFT and am trying to get my hands on some.
    Just a wonderful fresh, clean and masculine lemon fragrance.
    It lasts longer than most citrus scents too.
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    Re: My Equitos arrived!!!!!

    I have had a bottle of Iquitos since it first came out. It is just a 30ml bottle and it is in a pressurized atomiser.
    I never had the "balls" to wear this in public. Same with Joop!, Lagerfeld and...
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    Re: let us find a king

    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior
  15. Re: Very Masculine but not too much, but Pleasant

    You seem to be looking for a chypre. Check out this thread:
    http://www.basenotes.net/community/YaBB.pl?num=1133776807/0
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    Re: Best scent for the groom for a wedding?

    -Aramis
    -Armani Eau Pour Homme
    -Eau Sauvage
    -GFT by Geo F Trumper
    -Chanel Pour Monsieur
    -Coriolan
    -Guerlain Vetiver
  17. Re: The "I cannot wait to try this fragrance" thre

    Creed
    -Green Irish Tweed
    -Silver Mountain Water
    -Himalaya

    Boucheron PH
    Jaipur PH
    Ungaro III
    Geir
    Tommy T
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    Re: Best place for Canadians to order?

    I'll add one more:
    http://www.perfumefactory.ca/

    Small but nice selection. Some real bargains.
    All prices INCLUDE tax and shipping. :D
  19. Re: Fragrances that Killers from movies might wear

    Man, this is a weird question. :o

    Dracula (Original): Vétiver Extraordinaire (earthy!)
    Hannibal Lector: Something custom made, expensive and a little flamboyant - nothing off the shelf
    Hans...
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    Re: Just smelled Geir for the first time...

    Thanks for the heads up. :) I may just buy this one blind. I really enjoy masculine florals, they seem to have so much depth and Geir has got nothing but great reviews here.
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    Re: Just smelled Geir for the first time...

    Anyplace you can get it in Canada? :-?
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    Re: being honest here.

    Don't go anywhere. It takes a big person to admit to not telling the truth and you have shown integrity.
    Not many people are willing to step up and take responsibility, you have.
    We all make...
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    Natural Fragrances

    What fragrances would you say smell like they are made out of natural ingredients as opposed to synthetic ingredients?
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    Re: Gourmand fragances

    Casran
    Chocolate, Dry Ambered Cherries, Dates, Prune. Yum!
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    Re: Canadian workplace policy: no scents allowed

    Welcome to the Peoples Republic of Canada! http://archives.cnn.com/2000/WORLD/europe/12/20/russia.anthem/tz.flag.jpg

    Vancouver kicks up a stink over odour bylaw
    In the upscale neighbourhood of...
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    Re: GILETTE (MACH)FUSION

    The guy who wrote that article in The Onion sure has a potty mouth. There is a disclaimer at the bottom of the page:

    "The Onion is not intended for readers under 18 years of age."
    However,...
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    Re: Vintage Hair Dressing

    We had a bottle of Linetti Brilliantine hanging around for years. This is a light oil.
    One drop would make my short, fine hair shiny and actually change and improve the texture of my hair....
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    Re: the most powerful sillage

    Joop!
    Obsession
    A*Men
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    Re: What is the best Lemon scent?

    I received a G.F.T sample from Trumper and I love it. Smells like a sunny day in the park. The best lemon frag I've smelled (smelt?).
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    Re: guys, what do you like best on women?

    Eternity
    Poison
    Angel Women

    These three make me go ::)
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    Re: 10 years since Acqua di Gio...

    I still like this fresh citrusy fragrance. I find it's the one I wear most in the summer. Lasts pretty long and doesn't get cloying.
  32. Thread: A*men Rant

    by Ailric
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    Re: A*men Rant

    A*men chose me! This is my story...

    My SOTD for Christmas was A*men - I chose it days before. I haven't worn it for a long time, mostly sticking to conservative scents like Vetiver and Coriolan...
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    Re: MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!

    Merry Christmas!
  34. Re: Are there any colognes that smell like campfir

    Try Swiss Army. Firewood is listed as one of the notes.
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    Re: 5 ml Malle samples????

    I just received my Malle samples today! Very classy too, adding a personal hand-written note with them.

    Noir Epices - Reminds me of Giorgio Beverly Hills - chypre like. A winner with me.
    ...
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    Re: Department Store Samples - Cheapskates!

    We are pretty well limited to Sears and The Bay for upscale fragrances. :'(
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    Re: Do men wear fragrance to bed?

    I started doing this recently with A*Men, M7, and PI. I find it really relaxing.
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    Department Store Samples - Cheapskates!

    Does anyone here have problems trying to get samples from a department store - even after you have made a purchase?
    I have to ask everytime for a sample and it's like pulling teeth for the cashier....
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    Re: Samples sent upon request

    After reading the eariler posts about free samples I sent an email to Trumpers in London requesting samples and pointing them to the thread on Basenotes. It took a few days but I got a reply saying...
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    Gone in 60 Seconds

    What fragrances can you name that disappear almost as soon as applied?
    I purchased Givenchy pour Homme when it first came out - I thought it smelled nice and fresh. Five minutes later it was...
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    Re: M7 and CDG Testing

    I purchased my M7 in Sears in Canada. Maybe Sears carries it there too?
  42. Re: What do you really think of female compliments

    I love it when a lady compliments me on my fragrance. Even better when they start to hug you and snuggle... just to get a whiff.

    I'm pretty introverted so I don't necessarily take a compliment as...
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    Re: I love this place!!

    "Do you usually by 1 - 2 oz bottles?"
    I usually buy the smallest spray bottles I can. Why? Because I can always by a fresh new bottle or try something different. Also very large bottles can end up...
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    Re: Chypre vs. Fougere

    A Fougere fragrance may remind you of fresh mown hay with a green scent. Paco Rabanne is a good example. Eternity is considered a fresh Fougere.

    Other example of Chypres are mentioned here:...
  45. Thread: The Classics

    by Ailric
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    Re: The Classics

    Have you tried Tabac? ;D[/quote]

    Yes, in fact I have Tabac and Old Spice and many others. I was just mainly looking for the classic French male scents since I am familiar with the mass market...
  46. Re: Blind Purchases Based on Strong Recommendation

    Some of my favourite fragrances are blind buys influenced by the good folks here at Basenotes.
    -Guerlain Vetiver
    -Casran
    -Coriolan
    ... and soon Caron Pour Un Homme by Caron.
  47. Thread: The Classics

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    Re: The Classics

    Xen, that's the idea! Classics are those fragrances that have withstood the test of time. They don't necessarily have to be your favourite. I'm looking for something like this.

    Some that come to...
  48. Thread: The Classics

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    The Classics

    I was wondering what is considered the classics of male fragrance.
    Please list your top 10, 5, or whatever you like.
    Thank you. ;)
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    Re: Guerlain Coriolan

    Agreed![/quote]

    Dittos!
  50. Thread: Good Chypres

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    Re: Good Chypres

    A chypre fragrance usually has the notes of patchouli and oakmoss. Notable chypres I can think of are Coriolan, Giorgio Beverly Hills, Aramis and Polo Crest.
  51. Thread: Good Chypres

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    Good Chypres

    I'm a fan of chypres with Coriolan being my favourite. Can you please name some other good chypres (no-niche)?
    Thank you.
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    Niagara Region, Ontario Canada

    The French Perfume Factory
    Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada
    1-800-463-0012
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: http://www.perfumefactory.ca/

    I recently made my first mail order...
  53. Re: "Soft" smelling fragrances - any recommendatio

    I find Magnetism by Escada a soft scent. Armania Mania as well.
  54. Re: Which scent is most "Paris" (the city, not hil

    I have never been to Paris but I always imagined Eau Sauvage would smell like Paris in spring. To me I thought it would be the definitive French cologne. Guess I was right.
    I gotta' get me some soon.
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    Re: CK Contradiction EDT for MEN

    I have a full bottle and it is almost clear. There is a slight pinkish hue to it.
  56. Thread: PLEASE REMOVE

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    PLEASE REMOVE

    SORRY, I POSTED THIS IN THE WRONG PLACE, PLEASE REMOVE.
  57. Re: Does anyone remember the Original Guess ???

    DOH! I should have payed attention. Girlfriend.
  58. Re: Does anyone remember the Original Guess ???

    I have a 50ml spray bottle that is 99% full and still in the box. Send me a PM and maybe we can swap.

    "Guess Men is a fresh woody scent. The smoky wood/citrus notes create a unique, singular...
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    Re: GQ Top Ten Male Fragrances?

    Hi again. Actually I believe it was in a 2002 issue of GQ. I would like to see what they consider all time classics.
    I consider the likes of Eau Sauvage and Vetiver as classics.
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    GQ Top Ten Male Fragrances?

    Hi folks. Can anyone please tell me what GQ listed as the top ten all time male fragances?

    Thank you.
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