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  1. Thread: Wanted GIT

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    Wanted GIT

    Looking for Green Irish Tweed.
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    [US + CANADA] Creeds, Montale, Bois 1920, and more.

    Creed Royal Water. Frosted bottle. 4 oz. 95% left - $75

    Creed Original Cologne (now named Pure White Cologne) - 40ml left - $75.

    Montale Full Incense - 100ml at least 75% left - $75

    Bois...
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    Re: Wtb Thierry mugler pure tonka

    Have Pure Tonka if you'e still looking
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    Aventus Batch Swap?

    I have a 4 oz. bottle of Aventus batch A42B12EO1 which is known as a more smokey batch. I would love to swap it for a bottle that is a little more fruity.

    The bottle is half full and is in the...
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    ISO Lonestar Memories

    ISO Tauer Lonestar Memories
  6. [USA] Re: Lots for swap!

    For some reason can't reply with PM.

    Interested in your Houbigant Fougere Royale. Here's what I have to swap:

    Mugler Pure Tonka
    Mugler Pure Havane
    Bond I Love NY for all (100ml size)
    Noir...
  7. [USA] Re: Huge Swap List - Creed, L' Artisan, Frapin, Atelier, L'Occitane Sonoma Scent Studio, more

    Sorry, but it's long gone. thanks for asking.
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    Re: Wanted Royal Mayfair

    Something is screwy with my email at basenotes. I couldn't PM you either.

    the deed is done.

    Thanks.
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    Re: Wanted Royal Mayfair

    Yes, I'll take the Royal Mayfair. More ml than I want but I like the idea of having the original flacon. Pay through PayPal? Need your info. when will you ship?

    My address:

    Jeff Gossett
    134...
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    Wanted Royal Mayfair

    Lookin for 25ml decant of Royal Mayfair
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    Re: Where are all the Vintage Creed bottles?

    Please read the history again. Creed doesn't claim to have sold fragrances to the public until 1970. Prior to that they only made fragrances upon request. I don't see anywhere that they claim to have...
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    US Only - Tom Ford Our Fleur

    How about an almost full bottle of Tom Ford Oud Fleur at more than half off? Retail is $220 and it's yours for $100.
    Why am I selling? I have too many fragrances in my rotation and this one is very...
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    Re: Hai Karate returns. (Seriously.)

    I'm probably too old to still be around when it happens, but it will be humorous 20-30 years from now hearing the younger generations describe how they despise many of today's favorites.
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    US/Canada Looking for Aventus

    Looking for Aventus. I have some great fragrances to offer. If you have Aventus and are interested in a swap, please PM me.
    Thanks.
  15. Re: "Sliver 1993" - William Baldwin what fragrance would he wear ? :)

    Based on his personality, I think he'd wear "Ass."
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    Re: Best Amber Fragrance?

    Amber Absolute

    Olympic Amber

    Both are fantastic.
  17. Re: 1970's Apartment came up for sale. Take a look in the bathroom. Can you name them?

    Groovy baby!
  18. Re: Myrrh and/or Frankincense dominant fragrance that projects fairly well

    Armani Prive Myrrhe Imperiale
  19. Re: Question for anyone who bought Enchanted Forest from new!

    When asked, I always have difficulty estimating the percentage left. I try to get as close as possible. This does, however, look less than 99%.
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    Re: My Current Top Three

    Amber Absolute
    Aventus
    L'Air du Desert Morocain
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    Re: No more blind-buying or "quick-spritz" buying

    I've learned two very expensive lessons:

    First, the listing of notes really doesn't describe the scent you'll get. I've blind purchased many that had all the notes I love only to find them a...
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    Re: Nostalgia Purchases

    In 1968 I was on the road with my band. Someone gave me the "9 Flags" set of colognes (by Coty I think). Each scent was supposed to be representative of a different country. I don't remember the...
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    Re: Irritated dry eyes

    I too have very dry eyes. The primary cause is aging. The secondary cause is the sunscreen/skin cream I was using. Stopped using the cream. Doc prescribed Restasis. Much better but not wholly cured.
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    Re: most worn December 2015

    I went a bit further and captured my most frequent wears in all of 2015. My Top 5 were:

    Aventus 27
    Amber Absolute 25
    LADDM 18
    INvasion Barbare 15
    Chergui 13

    I also wore...
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    [US + CANADA] My loss is your gain

    It has become obvious to me that I have too many fragrances in my collection, and trying to rotate all of them means that I only wear my VERY favorite fragrances about once a month.

    So, I'm trying...
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    Re: Amber Absolute, yes or no?

    First, amber is my favorite note so I've tried MANY of them. Here are my thoughts.

    Amber is the best amber ever created. It was discontinued but now is back

    Tobacco Vanilla is VERY much sweeter...
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    Re: Best designer gourmand?

    Michael Jordan Legend
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    Re: What to get from Cartier?

    I always liked Pasha and so did my lady.
  29. Thread: Ceed Royal Oud

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    [CONUS] Ceed Royal Oud

    After deliberating for a year, I've finally decided to swap my Creed Royal Oud. It's 2.5 oz. and is about 85% full. I have the original box. I'm looking primarily for:

    Profumum Roma Dulcis in...
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    [CONUS] Creed Royal Oud

    After deliberating for a year, I've finally decided to sell my Creed Royal Oud. It's 2.5 oz. and is about 85% full. I have the original box. Price is $150.

    PM me if interested.

    Thanks.
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    Re: I'm in the mood for rose.....

    Run to the Scent Bar and try this. It's amazing.
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    I think there are two reasons:

    1. The design of the Fragantica site is more feminine and, shall I say, "pretty?"
    2. Visiting both Fragantica and Basenotes daily, I have noticed that there is much...
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    Re: Red flakes floating in fragrance. Very odd

    I have Calling All Angels and it has some flakes in it.
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    Re: Masterpieces of functional perfumery

    While staying at the Ritz in Atlanta, I was introduced to Orange Ginger body soap by Bath and Body works. It is fantastic. If you like your fragrances fresh and invigorating, try it.
  35. Re: Well this is a downer: 5 Health Reasons Why You Should Stop Wearing Aftershave

    Most of this deals with male sexuality. Go back, click on the link and look at the ad at the bottom of the page and worry no more. Create a scare then provide a solution.
  36. Dulcis in Fundo, Encanted Forest, Fusion Sacree Pour Lui

    Looking for Dulcis in Fundo, Encanted Forest, Fusion Sacree Pour Lui

    Thanks.
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    Re: Predictions for TOP 10 of the 500 List?

    Yes, yes, yes. And maybe whether the pineapple in various batches is sweet or sour.
  38. [USA] Huge Swap List - Creed, L' Artisan, Frapin, Atelier, L'Occitane Sonoma Scent Studio, more

    See the list of what I have to swap below. I'm looking for the following:

    Phi Une Rose du Kandahar
    Bois Satin
    Enchanted Forest
    Fusion Sacree pour Lui
    Puredistance M
    L'Ombre fauve
    Baume du...
  39. US Sale: Frapin, L'Occitane, Creed, Atelier, L' Artisan, SSS and more!

    I need to find good homes for these fragrances. All are at least 90% full and most have boxes.

    Creed Millesime Imperiale 200ml - $100
    L'Artisan Traversee du Bosphore 100ml - $115
    Frapin 1697...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    How verified? Laboratory testing or human perception?

    Why is Creed the only company I see criticized on this forum for batch variations?

    Has to be more to the story...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    What are the variables in determining the smell of different batch numbers?

    A person's nose - no two of us smell things exactly the same way.
    A person's skin - our skin reacts to fragrance in...
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    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    So, are we to conclude from the responses to the question that older Creeds don't have the batch number on the bottle and the newer ones do? Side by side comparisons of my bottles sans batch numbers...
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    Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    I'm in an interesting conversation with another fragrance connoisseur. I have purchased numerous bottles of Creed and currently have three in my collection. Nothing I have now or have ever bought has...
  44. Thread: Best bond no 9

    by Nosey49
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    Re: Best bond no 9

    I've tried them all and like many of them - BUT - none are worth the price. I'll pay what it takes, but Bond just doesn't rise to that level.
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    With all due respect, according to other threads about Creed, they didn't do fragrance until around 1975 so how can this even be a controversy?

    :huh:
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Excuse me - but - wasn't the name of Hitler's party the National Socialist? Are socialists "right wing?"
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    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Someone please share with us what this fragrance, Royal Mayfair, has done wrong. What is it actually guilty of?
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    Re: Got a sweet tooth

    New Haarlem is a clone of Michael Jordan Legend only the Bond is VERY much more expensive.

    As someone else has stated, Killian makes very sweet fragrances. I like sweet, but his Sweet Redemption...
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    Re: Tauer vanilla flash

    Agree that it's totally different. VF is more of a spicy vanilla. It is cheap however and is nice.
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    Re: Performing musicians of Basenotes

    I played "back in the day" - 60's and 70's and wearing fragrance was a waste of time. You and your equipment all smelled of cigarette smoke. Nothing could penetrate that.
  51. Re: Is it just me, or has ADG got a 'rotten egg' type note in it? Anyone else smell it?

    I get a foul smell from the basenotes of many Creeds.
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    Re: What have we become?

    The only reason I get tired of fragrances I have is that I keep finding fragrances that are BETTER. I could care less whether designer or niche.
  53. Thread: Ambergris?

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    Re: Ambergris?

    Maybe a whale ate a squid then pooped it before full digestion was complete.
  54. Re: Men/women with scent knowledge, please lend a little help!

    Cedar Atlas by Atelier Cologne is...well...CEDAR.
  55. Re: How many do you currently own from this list? Include samples as well!

    Seven
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    Re: The Perfume House

    Don't know about specials. Was trying to buy some Tauer PHI Rose du Kandahar and they seem to be the only shop that has any right now.
  57. Re: Wanted: Coromandel, Rose De Kandahar, Enchanged Forest, Fusion Sacree, L'Ombre Fauve

    bump - de- bump.
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    The Perfume House

    Anyone bought something from The Perfume House? Are they legit?

    Thanks.
  59. Thread: Joop homme

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    Re: Joop homme

    Sorry - I wasn't addressing my comments to you but people in general. There are always exceptions.
  60. Poll: Re: Jubilation 25 vs. Chergui and Terre D Hermes parfume poll

    don't care for Terre but Chergui is one of the best fragrances ever concocted. The more I wear it, the more I like it.
  61. Thread: Joop homme

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    Re: Joop homme

    Had you visited a site like Basenotes in the early 90's Joop Homme would be all the rage. Guess what - for the most part, it's still the same fragrance it was back then. So, the disdain it gets here...
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    Re: Which one among these Ambers?

    Amber Absolute absolutely. Amber is my favorite note so I've tried most. Ambre Sultan on me has skanky basenotes. AA is very linear and keeps that magnificent amber note throughout.

    Another you...
  63. Re: Which fragrance would you wear for this interview?

    Regardless of what you wear, ask yourself this question, "What if the person I'm interviewing with doesn't like what I'm wearing?"

    Or even worse, has a very negative reaction.

    I would never...
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    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    They also make Rhinoceros and at least one other, maybe Squirrel or Pole Cat?
  65. Re: Guess the age of the above poster according to his wardrobe!

    Stalkerboy -

    THANKS SO MUCH FOR GUESSING 49!!!!!! Actually, that's my birth year - 1949.
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    Re: Your Top 3 from Parfumerie Générale?

    These:
  67. Re: Guess the age of the above poster according to his wardrobe!

    Based on the wardrobe, I'd guess Zerby is 40-45.
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    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    Invasion Barbare for being the opposite of what it sounds like it would be. Nothing barbaric about it.
  69. Wanted: Coromandel, Rose De Kandahar, Enchanged Forest, Fusion Sacree, L'Ombre Fauve

    Want to purchase or swap for:

    Coromandel
    Rose De Kandahar
    Enchanted Forest
    Fusion Sacree
    L'Ombre Fauve

    Thanks.
  70. Re: What's with the new Creed coming out this fall?

    1761

    :grin:
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    Re: Attention Gourmond Lovers

    Terri Bozzo - Perfumes by Terri

    She's in CA
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    Re: Deal of a LIFETIME.!!

    Hope it's all legit, but unless there has been a change, the VIW cap is blue.
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    Re: Perfumes by Terri

    You have great taste. those are the four I just bought.
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    Re: Perfumes by Terri

    Just tried all her samples - excellent. Just ordered four. Prices are unbelievable for EDP.
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    Attention Gourmond Lovers

    If you aren't already familiar with Perfumes by Terri, and you're a gourmand lover, check them out. ALL their offerings are excellent and the prices are phenomenal.
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    Re: nice vanilla fragrance with good sillage?

    Many great vanillas our there. One that is vanilla without being overly sweet is Vanilla Flash.
  77. Thread: Memo Paris

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    Re: Memo Paris

    Also think Shams is good but didn't crave the rest of the line.
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    Re: Best Fragrance Review Ever

    I was born too early. When I was in school, the girls could only wear dresses, skirts, and button up blouses. We couldn't tell what was under there...
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    Re: Quick tip for increasing longevity.

    If you apply to clothing, be sure to spray on the inside. Some fragrances will stain the fabric.
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    Re: Back-Up Bottles

    Amber Absolute and Aventus. Also have backup of Joop Homme ...oops...probably shouldn't have admitted that.
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    Re: What makes your eyes glaze over?

    People who use words like "shit" in these forums.
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    Re: What makes your eyes glaze over?

    absolutely!!!
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    Re: I'm pretty much done! Well...almost.

    I'm there also. First, I'm just not finding anything that is really different or interesting enough to buy. Second, I've realized that I'm so busy testing samples that I'm only occasionally wearing...
  84. Re: What would be your selection for a man 50+ age?

    YES! Give him a gift certificate.
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    Re: perfect female fragrance for men

    I wear whatever I like regardless of the categorization. Two I particularly like are Coromandel and Shalimar.
  86. Thread: Only One!

    by Nosey49
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    Re: Only One!

    Laddm
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    Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    This happens to me everywhere I go and it is extremely irritating and frustrating. It's their job to approach you but, after you've stated you need no help, they shouldn't continue to spray cards and...
  88. Re: Favorite Indie Scent from small or unknown houses -

    I like:

    West Third Brand's Tobacco 1812

    Smell Bent's Chile Vanilli - spicy patchouli with a bit of vanilla

    Sonoma Scent Studio's Incense Pure and Champagne Bois

    Naomi Goodsir's Cuir...
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    Re: Fragrances that smell rich/opulent/luxurious?

    Royal Oud.
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    Re: Designer or niche?

    Totally agree with nightcutter
  91. Thread: Smell Bent

    by Nosey49
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    Smell Bent

    Several times in this forum I have recommend Sonoma Scent Studio. Now I'd like to recommend another company.

    Smell Bent is a small, independent perfumer. As a counterpoint to the "seriousness" of...
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    Re: Creed to release a new fragrance this summer

    Hope it's better than the last releases.
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    Re: Name your Holy Grail. Have you found it yet?

    The closest I've come is Amber Absolute. Not perfect, but close.
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Can't wait until today's "popular," in style fragrances become the "smells like an old man" fragrances in a few years.
  95. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    That is such a fantastic idea. I have TOO many fragrances yet can't contemplate getting rid of any of them. Let the testing begin.
  96. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Wow! You don't like S&R? At least I have the courage to post my own face.

    The point I was trying to make is that care must be taken when using only words. Missing body language and tone of voice...
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    I've had A*Men and all the flankers and Pure Havane is the best.
  98. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Since body language and tone of voice can never be included in these postings, it's very important to carefully consider your words and the impact they alone may have on others.
  99. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Too many smart a__ __ comments here. Believe it or not, some people were not on basenotes in 2011-12 or whatever year you want to use. If they're new, they can't possibly know what was discussed 3-4...
  100. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    That was my point during the Creed discussion. Some basenoters indicated they would not buy Creed because they felt their history as presented by the company was fake.

    I say to heck with all that...
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