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    Re: The 80's: Polo, Drakkar Noir, Azzaro

    Wow. The thought of a fourteen-year old strutting around the neighborhood leaving a scent-trail of Kouros behind him is so 80's! I love it!
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    Re: The 80's: Polo, Drakkar Noir, Azzaro

    Modern Reserve is good too. It packs a wallop, which suits me just fine.
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    Re: The 80's: Polo, Drakkar Noir, Azzaro

    He-he!
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    Re: The 80's: Polo, Drakkar Noir, Azzaro

    Thank God for E Bay. I'm currently waiting for a bottle of Cosmair Polo Green to arrive. I was going to buy a modern backup to a three year old bottle that's about half way full, then I thought to...
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    Re: The 80's: Polo, Drakkar Noir, Azzaro

    Because the past is cool.
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    I'm with you on Polo Modern Reserve, I purchased backup bottles a few months back, and since the place I go to just got in another one, I'm going to purchase it this week. It blows my mind that...
  7. Re: Cosmair polo, black atomizer/sprayer ?!! (Thought it was gold in color) pics included

    I just bought a cosmair tester, so when it arrives I'll post some pictures for comparison.
  8. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo (Green) : Warner Vs Cosmair

    I just bought a Polo Green cosmair bottle online, so I'll come back with my two cents when it arrives and I test it.
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    Re: A spooky, sensual forest perfume?

    Polo Green will get the job done. Love that stuff.
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    Re: please delete this thread

    "By understanding emptiness, by clearly perceiving the empty nature of all phenomena, including ourselves, we can liberate ourselves from negative emotions, and thus from the creation of unwholesome...
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    Yea, but it's a lot of fun to hunt them down.
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    And here I was rhinking that I had too many cologne bottles. Hm, You have i spired me to pick up a couple more.
  13. Re: Polo (original/green) vs Polo Modern Reserve

    It has, but you can still find it inline, but the price is climbing.
  14. Re: Polo (original/green) vs Polo Modern Reserve

    I like it a lot. It lasts up to twelve hours on me and it's one of the few that I get compliments on.
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    Impressive collection, and I would not call you a hoarder, I would call you an art collector, because that Is how I see colognes, olfatory art. As for CK one shock, I saw it at a local wholesaler and...
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    These are my backup bottles, not counting the open ones that I use.
    Habit Rouge, older purple box: 1
    Polo Modern Reserve: 3
    Burberry London, (oakmoss in the ingredients version): 1
    Yves Saint...
  17. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    It's been a while since I started this thread, and although I still value YSL Pour Homme more than anything, I have to admit that there are two other colognes that I've been using that are very...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Nice!
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Where on Earth did you find that? I've been looking high and low for a backup of that version! Well done.
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    Re: YSL M7 reformulation date?

    I have both now and truth be told......., I think I like the brown sticker bottle version better.
  21. Re: Could Burberry London have been made to knock off Fahrenheit?

    I think it is. I tried both of the new formulations of London and Fahrenheit at Sephora in the last week and they are inferior to the older ones. No lasting power, weak, overly sweet to make up for...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Great find!
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Yea, I'm loving both of them. The M7 is new for me, but the Modern Reserve is my signiature scent, it was just a third back-up bottle.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Not of the M7, I called this morning.
  25. Thread: vintage m7

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    Re: vintage m7

    Very true and very wise. You're like the Dali Lama of Basenotes.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    That's good stuff. If you like Duc De Vervins, I suggest Polo Modern Reserve, it's very similar, but much greener to my nose.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    The M7 was fifty-five dollars and the Polo Modern reserve was sixty-five bucks. I've been stocking up on both because they're getting hard to find. I'm going to pick up their last bottle of M7 later...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Good job on this one, I have two bottles of this Cartier and it's a great one!
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Today I went down to my favorite hole-in-the-wall perfume shop and bought a bottle of Polo Modern Reserve and two bottles of YSL M7, one small and one large bottle.3286032861
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Wow.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    And it Laaaaasts! I sprayed it on at around 11am and it was still going strong twelve hours later!
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Today I scored a Paco Rabanne giftset for $39.00, an the good thing is that it's an older version that still has oakmoss listed in the ingredients!32747
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

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    Scored a 2004 bottle of Higher Energy.
  34. Re: New To Fragrances, Deeply Saddened About Ingredient Bans

    I ran into the same thing when I started collecting last year, so what I have done is read up on my favorites here on Basenotes, such as Polo, Safari, Burberry London (all with oakmoss) and...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    I have been searching high and low for that one, well done!
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Not bad.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Vercace is nice.
  38. Re: Could Burberry London have been made to knock off Fahrenheit?

    Two things of interest regarding these two great fragrances that you all might find interesting. According to a test of Fahrenheit samples from diffrent years that I read about on Raiders of the lost...
  39. Re: Could Burberry London have been made to knock off Fahrenheit?

    Nah. I preffer Fahrenheit. London is a good frag, don't get me wrong, but it is nowhere near as complicated as Fahrenheit in my humble opinion. That, and I have never gotten a single compliment with...
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    Poll: Re: Caron Pour un Homme or Le 3me Homme ?

    I just bought a bottle of Pour Un Homme yesterday and I really liked it. It is sweet, but not like a gourmand, it just smells nice and very expensive to me.
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    Poll: Re: Caron Pour un Homme or Le 3me Homme ?

    I just bought another Caron cologne just a few hours ago, I was looking for The 3rd man but they were out, and so I picked up the Pour un Homme, and Man is it good! It's amazing to think that Caron...
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    Poll: Re: Caron Pour un Homme or Le 3me Homme ?

    I personally do not believe in an "old man" cologne, people wear what they like. When I was your age I was wearing Polo green ( we just called it polo) and Drakkar, and girls (in their twenties)...
  43. Re: Royal Copenhagen 1775 Eau de toilette; has anyone tried it?

    Well, I went out and bought a bottle of Royal Copenhagen 1775 today so that I could review it here on Basenotes, so here is my review.
    First off, the box is beautiful and so is the bottle. It's made...
  44. Re: Royal Copenhagen 1775 Eau de toilette; has anyone tried it?

    Wow. 156 views and no replies to this post, and seeing as everyone here is very knowledgeable on colognes and yet no one's heard of this particular cologne, it must be rare! I guess I'll buy a bottle...
  45. Re: Tara Reid launches Sharknado-themed fragrance Shark by Tara

    Hahaha!
  46. Royal Copenhagen 1775 Eau de toilette; has anyone tried it?

    I just spied a bottle of Royal Copenhagen 1775 eau de toilette but there is nothing on this cologne here on Basenotes, so I'm hoping that someone has tried it and could shed some light on it. Both...
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    You were right. I forgot about this thread and bought it, and found it to be not to my liking. I have to stop blind buying.
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    Will do.
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    Do you think its worth 39 bucks? That's what it's selling for at T.J Maxx. I was also mulling over getting a bottle of Aramis Tuscany Per Uomo for 24dollars at the same place, but I didn't know...
  50. Re: Article: Wearing whatever I damn well please

    Great article. I wear my colognes to make myself happy and to have a connection to the past. My favorites are Polo, (green bottle, gold cap) the Modern Reserve version, ( a masterpiece) Habit Rouge,...
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    Re: Eternity 20 Year Edition .....

    I just spotted it at TJ Max today and so I logged in to do a little homework on it but it appears that no one's tried it, no problemo. I'll swing by to orow and if it's still there I'll buy it and...
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    Re: Wardrobe data from last year

    Hey, no worries! This site is awesome and your hard work is appreciated. Everyone at Basenotes is Aces in my book!
  53. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I've smelled this one twice, but it was only on a tester strip. Now I'll have to re-visit it.
  54. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I think you got it. This is what I was after in this thread; just a real emotional, devoid of all logic, longing passion for a perfume or cologne, and this is a rare and beautiful thing, at least for...
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    Re: Cartier Pasha

    It's a great cologne, but you have to wear it for it to really transform intto an amazing scent, a paper strip will not really work with this one. A little known fact about Cartier perfumes and...
  56. Re: which is better jazz x safari x tsar x pasha

    Pasha or Safari. Both smell great, but Safari is rougher than Pasha. One's a hunting jacket and boots and the other (Pasha) is a nice suit and tie or even a tuxedo.
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    Re: Props to Ralph Lauren for Modern Reserve

    I'm going to look for one.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Today I bought a bottle of "The Baron" and gave it a go, and its really nice, very old school.29805
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    I suggest a spray to each pule point on your wrist, one to the jugular and one to the chest, that should be fine.
  60. Thread: The baron

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    Re: The baron

    A picture of the bottle. This is a very pleasant scent. This is something I would spray on if I was going to be wearing a sweater and slacks or maybe a suit during a get-together at someone's house...
  61. Thread: The baron

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    Re: The baron

    The bottle says new York, I'll post a picture.29802
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    Re: The baron

    Its maturing very nicely, although it could be stronger, or maybe I'm just getting used to it.
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    Re: The baron

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    Another picture of "The Baron" cologne.
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    Re: The baron

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    Well, I went and bought it, and actually found it at a different wholesaler than the original one I was going to get it at for around forty bucks, but this place had it for $22.75 plus 10%...
  65. Thread: The baron

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    Re: The baron

    Well, I'm sitting here at Starbucks contemplating buying a bottle for 25 dollars across the street at the wholesalers, and. I think I might just give in to my ID and buy it. If I do get it I'll give...
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    I suggest we all post something in support of our fellow basenoter and our hobby, I already did.
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    He-he!
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    Re: Local paper interviewed me about fragrance!

    Did you read the comments on your article? Geez, what a bunch of haters. I left my own comment about loving Polo Green.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Today I picked up a bottle of Polo Modern Reserve, my second in two weeks; gotta have a backup bottle!
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Nice!
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    If we're talking Sean Connery, It would have to be a cologne available in 1962, not any modern colognes. I would hazzard to guess that he would wear Eau de Balenciaga, because it's classy and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Lately its been with Polo Modern Reserve.
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    Re: Props to Ralph Lauren for Modern Reserve

    I just bought my second bottle of Polo Modern reserve today at an out of the way perfume shop for a little over sixty dollars, and I was lucky to find it! I bought my first bottle two weeks ago and...
  74. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    Wow, what a row! Ok, I'll jump back into the fray, here goes; the reason I dislike it is because it smells generic to me, and with so few days of life afforded to me I really want to squeze every...
  75. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I'm going to try Giorgio for men tomorow at the wholesalers!
  76. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I've been eyeing this one for a while like a lion scoping out a zebra, perhaps the time has come to pull the trigger.
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    Re: The Baron by Baron von Langendorff

    Sounds interesting, I will pick up a bottle this week.
  78. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Funny you should mention Green Irish Tweed, it was the first bottle of nice cologne I ever bought and I'm thinking of buying another one, I spotted it at a wholesaler for a good price, great post.
  79. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Me too! It's facinating to read why leople are passionate about something.
  80. Re: Let's make up some SILLY PERFUME THREAD TITLES here!

    What fragrance would Dick Cheney wear? That's a good challenge, let's see; probably something that no one else in the room would wear and that evoked power. Old school for sure and hard to get, and...
  81. Re: Share your greatest bargain ever. A silly thread to show off.

    Hm, let's see..., two 2.3oz bottles of Kokorico for fifteen bucks each, two ancient bottles of Dune with minimal ingredients list for the same price I think, and two botles of Habit Rouge sport for...
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    Re: Tactical Nuke

    If I'm in the mood to clear a room then I need reach no further than my bottle of Caesar's Man and apply four to six sprays. This stuff is nice, but over applied it is without a doubt the strongest...
  83. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I suppose it's just a matter of what you like. I, for example, like to wear colognes with oakmoss, such as Polo or Safari or YSL pour homme, and if I'm in a mood for something sweet then it's...
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    Re: Help Me Out and Shut Me Up !

    Ihave two suggestions; the first is Polo Modern Reserve, which I tracked down and bought last week and really liked, and the other is Cartier Santos. There is a very little known fact about this...
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    Re: Fragrance Safari.

    Update: Well, I went out hunting again last week and scored a bottle of Polo Modern reserve, which I've been trying for a few days and really like. I also spotted a bottle of Montana in a splash...
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    Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    I honestly don't think there's any cologne I'd pay over 150 dollars American for, and it had better be something that would make angels weep. I've had my eye on a bottle of Polo Crest but those never...
  87. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    This is what I was talking about, a perfume or cologne that you feel passionate about. Great post.
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    Re: The Baron Has Dropped His Shorts!

    And here I've been ignoring "The Baron" at my local wholesaler for over a year. Hm, I guess I'll have to plunk down my thirty bucks to add it to my collection.
  89. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Sorry, Polo Reserve, which I bought, and it's nice, I'm wearing it today. I live in San Diego county.
  90. Poll: Re: Fragrancedome: Polo vs. Polo Crest vs. Modern Reserve UPDATED with an ending

    40th? That's coming up fast! Time to get the petition going! Or, maybe we could suggest a Basenotes "special edition" with oakmoss in the ingredients!
  91. Poll: Re: Fragrancedome: Polo vs. Polo Crest vs. Modern Reserve UPDATED with an ending

    Well, seeing as I just bought a bottle of Modern reserve not two hours ago, and I'm sitting here over a cup of coffee letting it mature on my wrist, I have to say modern reserve. I've been wearing...
  92. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    I think you're right. What I was trying to evoke was something that you feel so strongly about and evokes such strong emotions inside your heart that the thought of never wearing it again would be...
  93. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Hahahaha!
  94. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    25 years? Golum would be proud!
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    Re: Best Fragrance for Las Vegas

    Las Vegas? That's easy, Caesar's Man! Available at Caesar's Palace or your nearest Ross bargain bin.
  96. "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Today I posted a comment where I made fun of Golum from Lord of the Rings when I was describing a cologne I really liked, and this got me to thinking; which cologne do I covet and love like Golum...
  97. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Well, this is something that I found out not to long ago. Polo Green by Ralph Lauren isn't being discontinued, but they did remove the treemoss from the ingredients! And this is after they replaced...
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    I would check the i gredients for diffrences.
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    Not noobish at all, it's a good question. I have had a lot of help on the blog raidersofthelostscent. Here is a link. There are a lot of useful things on this site including how to tell old from new...
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    Re: Polo by Ralph Lauren Reformulated?

    I bought a recent formulation and get around three hours projection before I have to re-spray. Same thing goes for Safari, and mine is the older formulation that still has oakmoss listed. If you want...
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