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    Re: Basenotes Awards?...

    I agree, I lurk here once in a while. I am interested in perfumes, but also in many other things and I just can't be spending lots of time on every forum.
    The awards were always interesting because...
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    Re: Bal Masqué - best fragnance?

    Thanks, always good to have your own choice backup up :)

    I wasn't aware that wardrobe was not public.
    (It is: http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/367)
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    Bal Masqué - best fragnance?

    I'm attending a masked ball, in evening dress(black tie). So all males look alike except their facemask.
    (it isn't an Eyes Wide Shut kind of event)
    So, the details will make all the difference to...
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    Re: Anything that smells like pine lumber?

    Yatagan smells like burning pine
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    Re: How Important is the Name, Packaging?

    I couldn't care less about the bottle. You pay lot's of money for that darn thing.
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    Re: Don't buy several pines at the same time!

    Thanks for the comments, I will look into it as I'm really interested in pine. Are there any scents out there with pine and incense other than Enfer? (I'll rephrase: what smells like a burning pine...
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    Re: favourite powdery fragrance?

    Antaeus in the drydrown.
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    Don't buy several pines at the same time!

    I browsed around for a masculine summery scent, and I settled on Acqua di Selva, Yatagan and Dunhill Edition. Unfortunately, none of the many perfumeries had those, one could order them but it would...
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    Re: Rich smelling cologne?

    Acier aluminium by Creed. Although it doesn't smell like an old banker, it has an expensive flair.
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    Re: 8th Annual Basenotes Fragrance Awards

    How about posting the raw data here and let us do the counting of the votes?
  11. Re: 8th Bnotes awards; 3000 posts and 300+ reviews!

    When will the results be public?
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    Perfume gift for father, any ideas?

    Hello,
    I want to give my father a new perfume for Christmas, does anybody have an idea?
    The last 40 years he has only used Eau Sauvage (with a very long sillage lol). He once had Safari, which he...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday June 22

    Le dandy, D'Orsay
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    Re: Buying online (Europe)

    Conclusion: Impossible to buy Chanel online in Europe :)
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    Buying online (Europe)

    Where are the best places (service & price) for buying online in Europe? (want to avoid the excesively expensive import taxes from USA)
    What places should we avoid buying?
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    Re: Brussels-Belgium.

    Does anybody know where I can find D'Orsay perfumes in Belgium? Especially Le Dandy.
    I can't find it in the online shops.
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    Re: SotD Saturday April 15

    Envy
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    Re: Things are not going well at YSL-parfums

    They have too big profit margins. Even if they become mismanaged, with such high prices all goes well.
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    Re: Eyeliner on man

    I'm am not giving up! I'll try another product, I bought a nivea eyeliner, with a kind of fine bristle pencil, but I'll try an ordinary pencil, it seems easier to apply. And dipping with a bit of...
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    Re: Eyeliner on man

    Thanks a lot! I tried yesterday, I must say that I had underestimated the difficulty of applying it in a good way. I looked cheap :)
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    Re: Eyeliner on man

    Thank you.
    No, it wouldn't be for everyday wear, altough, if I like it I might try a fine little line.
    I was aiming at art festivals, costume parties, the likes.
    I have had the long hair and the...
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    Re: Eyeliner on man

    Yes, I don't want to look like a woman.

    I want to look like Johnny Depp in the movie. Does he have eyeshadow as well?

    Something like this:
    http://www.geocities.com/but_why_85/JS18.gif
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    Re: Fragrance free zone

    When flying from Europe to Australia however, there are no smells :D


    I understand that people have trouble with it, but then again, maybe they're offended by my clothes also. Or maybe because I...
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    Eyeliner on man

    Hello!

    Excuse me to protrude on your territory, but I was wondering if you could offer me some advice.
    How to wear eyeliner as a man? I am the mediteranian type, pitchblack hair and copper skin....
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    Fragrance free zone

    What do you guys think of this? :-?

    http://www.nontoxic.com/nontoxic/fragrancefreeupdate.htm

    Will it ever come so far that a fragnance will be as frowned upon as smoking?
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    Dzing smells like an airplane to me... I smell plastic and jetfuel....
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    Re: Ambergris, anyone? (Story in German)

    Acier Aluminium
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    Re: Ambergris, anyone? (Story in German)

    Even when you find a buyer, you can not at al sell the amber. The spermwhales are protected internationally. Trade with spermwhales or parts of them are forbidden, and ambergris is considered a part...
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    Re: SotD Monday 20 March

    Le Dandy
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    Spring / Summer

    Hey,

    Spring is finaly here and I want some perfumes for the warmer weather.
    The only ones I have which I think are wearable in hot weather are Dandy and Cool Water, but everybody wears CW.

    I...
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    Re: Merkur DE razors

    What is the difference between Vision and Futur? I believe they both do exactly the same, but one costs double the amount of the other?
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    Re: Merkur DE razors

    Hello, what razor should I begin with? The Vision, Futur, classic???
    I already have some straightrazor experience.
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    Re: SotD 17 February Friday

    Mix of Le Mâle and of Opium
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    Re: SotD Sunday February 5

    mix of Fahrenheit and Egoiste
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    Re: Adventures with Customers

    I don't understand the last post by Informer....

    If somebody doesn't know anything about perfumes, I can imagine they ask 'something light and fresh'.
    However, if they don't know that this equals...
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    Re: Movieheroes, which scent?

    I think Uncle Scrooge would wear something homemade, or very very cheap. Eau de cologne, or maybe Brut if he is really in the spending money mood.

    Indiana Jones: Eau Sauvage
    Terminator: Le Mâle
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th January 2006

    Egoiste
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    Movieheroes, which scent?

    Following the Miss Marple post, I ask myself, what would following (or other) movie heroes wear?

    Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca
    James Bond
    Indiana Jones
    Hercule Poirot
    Austin Powers
    ...
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    Re: Heavy metal cologne

    But you found your girl right? Give the link of the site, I want to see those blackies.
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    Re: SotD, Monday January 9

    Le Male
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10 January 2006

    Le Male
  42. Re: How do you not get too feminine of a scent?

    Musc and wood. Is always extremily masculine
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    Re: SotD, Thursday January 5

    Chanel L'egoiste
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 January 2006

    Envy for male - Gucci
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday December 31

    Opium
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    Re: When you overspray

    When it happens, it is probably a good time to rotate scents. The problem is, I don't want to wear any other right now :-) I'll settle for Opium a couple of days and see how long it takes before I...
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    When you overspray

    Hey, I'm totally new at the scent scene, and I've been wearing Le Mâle now for 1 week, but the last days I have the impression that I don't smell anything anymore. I used to spray on my chest 3...
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    Re: New: Fresh's Santal Canabis.

    Why don't they get the same reactions with perfumes like Opium or Heroine?
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27 December

    Le Mâle - Jean-Paul Gaultier
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    Re: how do i read a date code?

    Does Anyone know if this exist for YSL?
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    Re: The ULTIMATE good deals thread

    Maybe also add shipping costs, it does make a difference (especially for people buying from overseas merchants)
  52. Re: So I told my mom I want to pursue perfumery...

    I don't agree, you are saying that you should take life as it comes, and you should do what you feel like doing.
    I don't see long term tought in this.
  53. Re: So I told my mom I want to pursue perfumery...

    I meet a lot of people that say 'what if I had continued my education', 'I wish I hadn't dropped out', etc.
    I haven't met anyone yet that has said 'Why o why did I study?' (perhaps there are such...
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    Re: Androgynous scent

    Wow, I was really blown away from your answer.
    I never ever tought about the unisex fragnances! The obvious is invisible to the eye.
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    Androgynous scent

    I was wondering if there is a class of androgynous scents for people who don't look like an Olympian athlete, almost womanish (think Bowie, Molko, The Artist, Wacko Jacko, etc.) I guess this would...
  56. Thread: nose hair?

    by BabyJoe
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    Re: nose hair?

    Really, in Turkey they burn of nosehair and earhair (Turkish men are very hairy).
    They use a special kind of mini mini lighter with a little bittle flame. When a barber does it, you don't feel a...
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    Re: Starting up, what to buy?

    Thank you very much!! :)
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    Re: CHEMICALS! RUN!

    I fear the aldehydes they put in lots of perfumes.
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    Re: Starting up, what to buy?

    I'll get the GiT.

    I don't really understand when you're talking about winter/spring/summer scents... Is this something personal, or can you smell what season it should be worn?
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    Re: Starting up, what to buy?

    I don't understand? The reviews for Kouros where not bad?
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    Re: Starting up, what to buy?

    I love Eau Sauvage, and Dior Homme. They are very different, but it gives me the most pleasant feeling when smelling them.
    The rest I just appreciate, and Kouros I don't really like that much, it...
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    Starting up, what to buy?

    Hey,
    I'm planning on getting a little collection of each of the 7 main aroma's (green, flower, wood, etc.)
    What can you recommend me for getting a little of each? And is there a specific aroma for...
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