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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    Update for everyone:
    So USPS could not recover the package. I had two supervisors come to my house and question me about the contents of the package citing they would try to recover it as best they...
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    Oil Build up in Cap

    Hello All,

    I recently purchased a brand new bottle of Dior Sauvage edp 200ml bottle and when I received it, i could smell it as soon as I opened the packaging it was shipped in. I initially...
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    Perhaps. My experience is that usps constantly tries to wash their hands of these issue. I’ve had so many issues with them in the past.
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    Hi Joe! Perhaps there is a possibility of whomever returning it, but I know my neighborhood too well. They never returned my YSL M7 and V&R Antidote. What irks me is that I’ve had countless packages...
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    When I went to the post office, they didn’t seem so concerned. Honestly, I’m sure I’m just a small speck of dust in their sea or lost packages. I don’t think they care enough to retrieve it. And when...
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    Hopefully it’s that easy and usps doesn’t try to pull a fast one. They’re awful.
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    I imagine this covid madness has really put a strain on deliveries with the different entities. I’m glad you got your goods. I hope the same occurs for me. I’ve lost previous packages and lost out on...
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    Omg that’s awful! I’m glad you were able to retrieve it! Funny, I’ve only had issues with usps.
    FedEx and UPS have luckily been consistent for me (knock on wood).
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    They didn’t pull through today, so I had to call them and they requested I can tomorrow morning for an update. I figure I’ll give it until Monday before I file a claim or inform the seller of this...
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    I appreciate it! I used my card on file with eBay and did not use PayPal. I’m definitely going to look into a P.O. Box. It sounds practical to avoid these types of issues.
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    thanks for your reply! Yeah, I spoke to them and they knew exactly where they left it, however, they refused to give me the information in fear that I might retaliate or start problems. They tried to...
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    USPS Misdelivered package

    Hello all,

    USPS misdelivered a bottle I purchased off eBay. I received a notification that my bottle was delivered but there was nothing in sight. I went down to my local post office and they...
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    Re: Mold growing on box

    Has it ever ruined your clothes? Or is it usually a quick wash or wipe that’ll get the job done to remove the mold? I have tons of selvedge denim including jackets and jeans and I’m paranoid of...
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    Re: Mold growing on box

    Agreed. Nothing else had mold. I just wiped it with an antibacterial wipe and it’s gone for now. Not sure if I should toss the box or just let it dry out.
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    Re: Mold growing on box

    It was an odd sight. I keep my back-ups stored in my closet inside cardboard boxes with labels etc., so I opened the box and there it was. What’s funny is there wasn’t any mold on the other perfume...
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    Mold growing on box

    Hello all,

    I recently reached for a back up of dolce & Gabbana pour homme vintage version with the velvet box and noticed the box had tiny mold spores at the bottom and a medium sized one on the...
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    Re: Creed leaked oil

    Thank you! So do you think there’s a leak?
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    Re: Creed leaked oil

    Yes, I’m hoping that’s the end of it. I really hope it’s not leaking for something to that extent.
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    Re: Creed leaked oil

    I keep in a cool dark closet inside it’s box
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    Creed leaked oil

    Hello all,

    I hope all has been well! I recently went into my collection to rotate my cooler weather scents into warmer weather and noticed my Creed milesime imperial had oil leaked onto the box...
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    [US + CANADA] Re: Fragrance Sale (Designer & Niche)

    Bump
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    [CONUS] Looking for Pi Air & Pi Extreme

    Howdy everyone!

    I’m looking for a reasonable price on a bottle of Pi Air and Pi Extreme, preferably the 3.4 oz flacons. Thanks in advance!

    -Joe

    P.S please email me at castano545@yahoo.com...
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    Re: Vintage Acqua di Gio?

    Hi! I don't mean to trouble you, but do you still happen to have that bottle of ADG from 98? If so, can you provide me a picture of what the bottom of the bottle should look like? I've been hunting...
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    Prada Amber Pour Homme

    Hello basenoters,

    I was looking up if prada amber pour homme has ever been reformulated, but stumbled upon information that blew my mind. I recall buying this fragrance back in 2008 and seeing...
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    Re: Terre d'hermes - reformulated?

    Do you guys have any advice on how to spot a vintage bottle of terre de Hermes? Batch codes are too complicated to go through.
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    Re: Dolce Gabbana Pour Homme

    I guarantee that it is authentic! Obviously you've confirmed it as well, but here's my 2 cents: sometime around 2006-2009, they changed the box to what was eventually going to become the second...
  27. Re: A Fake Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme Italy Version?

    I just purchased two vintage bottles with 7 digit batch codes on their labels and curious about them. Did you find any info on them? Thanks!
  28. Re: Teflon tape to prevent leaks and evaporation from atomizers

    Hello Snafoo,

    I was hoping you could assist me with my question. I have a couple montales and serge lutens where the sprayer mechanism is removable and a couple Chanels and Carons that are splash...
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    Re: Atomizers & Spritzers help please :)

    Thanks Hednic! I agree. Maybe I am looking too deeply into it. It is a nuisance to spray but I suppose my concern was just possibly damaging the atomizer one day with repeated use. As far as leaks...
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    Re: Penaligon's Sartorial

    Thank you fellow basenoters for all your assistance! I was able to determine that I have a 3.4 oz after all. That sucker sure is tiny! I can see from the pics that the 1.7 oz is even smaller. In any...
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    Atomizers & Spritzers help please :)

    Good day basenoters,

    I have two questions I was hoping anyone could share some of their knowledge or experience with.

    The first question is basically if anyone has had a problem with a...
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    [US + CANADA] Fragrance Sale (Designer & Niche)

    Hello basenoters, I'm unloading a few designers. Continental US ONLY. Will ship to canada but buyer pays extra shipping fee and I can't be held accountable for customs. I placed some bunched together...
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    Penaligon's Sartorial

    Hello basenoters,

    I recently purchased a 3.4 oz tester of Penhaligon's Sartorial off of fragrancenet and noticed the bottle appears very small. Since it is a tester, it did not come with a box and...
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    Last Reformulation Occurrence???

    Howdy all,

    I've been encountering numerous threads and comments on various forums and groups stating a reformulation occurred sometime in 2010, and it was the latest reformulation aside from the...
  35. Re: Yet another, is my Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male fake or real??

    I'm absolutely certain it's authentic. My 2.5 oz bottle from 2004 is identical to your. The old bottles do not have Gaultier embossed on the bottle at all.
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    Re: Review: Uomo? Moschino by Moschino

    Would anyone be able to describe a good way to indicate a vintage bottle? I really enjoy this fragrance but I'm dying to obtain a vintage!
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    Proposal & Research on Fragrances

    Hello Basenoters,

    I have an assignment for my technical writing class and I have to pitch a proposal so I chose to pitch a topic regarding fragrance. Initially, I wanted to pitch the concept of...
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    Re: Vintages of Caron Pour un Homme

    Sweet! Thank you brother! :)
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    Re: Vintages of Caron Pour un Homme

    What does the bottle look like?
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    Re: Vintages of Caron Pour un Homme

    Excellent! I ordered the bulbous cap bottle based on your analysis. Your input and expertise is very much appreciated and credible Hednic! Thank you!
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    Re: Vintages of Caron Pour un Homme

    Would anyone know what the other vintage bottles look like? I'm on the hunt for a vintage bottle and I don't think I'll find the one that is pictured in this thread, however I found several bottle...
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    Gucci Pour Homme 1976

    Hello fellow basenoters,

    I recently acquired a bottle of this juice but am trying to figure out what year it was stopped from production. My bottle reads only 3 ingredients so I imagine it's...
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    Espresso Royale

    Hello,

    I'm looking for a bottle of Espresso Royale. Any size and quantity is fine. Thank you
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    Re: ATTENTION all Dolce&Gabbana owners.....

    The bottle was fake? How did you know it was fake? As far as I know, they don't fake testers.
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    Re: Today i bought; May 2013

    Been wanting Halston Z-14 for a while and I found a 4.2 oz bottle for $12 bucks and jumped on it! What a beautiful scent! It's classic, rugged, masculine, sophisticated, and charming all in one!
  46. Re: Aftershave Splashes Vs. Aftershave Balms vs Aftershave Emulsion

    Thank you to everyone for going out of their way to post on my thread just to answer my question so thoroughly! I love you guys! I sincerely appreciate and respect you all as well as cherish your...
  47. Aftershave Splashes Vs. Aftershave Balms vs Aftershave Emulsion

    Hello Basenoters,

    I usually buy gift sets of a fragrance and usually they'll come with an aftershave. I wanted to know the difference between these 3 types of aftershaves. Also, are the...
  48. Thread: Best deal

    by jcastano
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    Re: Best deal

    Ummm....sure, why not :)
  49. Thread: YSL L'Homme

    by jcastano
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    Re: YSL L'Homme

    I get about 6 hours but I need to really apply a lot. I literally apply about 12 sprays and it lasts quite a while with moderate projection. Also, try moisturizing with an unscented lotion after a...
  50. Thread: Best deal

    by jcastano
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    Re: Best deal

    I used to purchase so many fragrances on ebay and amazon really inexpensively. Then I learned about the youtube fragrance community back in 09' and as it grew bigger and bigger, fragrances went up in...
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    Re: What should I wear?

    I had such a wonderful time and went with the general consensus of VIW! It was a perfect choice! From the bottom of my heart, thank you all for your recommendations and for those who wished me a...
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    What should I wear?

    Hello B'ners,

    I hope this day has brought you all great joy! I hope you can help me out. Tonight I'm going out but I'll be outdoors. Every year in my city, we have a special two week event called...
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    Re: DHI new formula

    Sweet! Mine was wrapped in the cellophane as well. Yeah that's weird that we both got the same product but at least I know mine is legit now. Thanks for the help!
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    Re: Old Fragrance?

    Fragrancenet tends to sale older bottles, which is why it's so affordable compared to department stores etc. The one you smelled at sephora was probably a 2012 or 2013 formulation and lately I keep...
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    Re: DHI new formula

    I too ordered one off beautyencounter. I like it. It has more iris than the original and is definitely in the same vein as MIP but I think both scents are entirely different. It's good stuff! May I...
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport

    As far as I know, there hasn't been any official news of the Chanel Allure line reformulations but I'm sure they've been tweaked here and there as the years have gone by with most changes going...
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    Re: Ed Hardy Scents - Do They Grab Anybody?

    They're okay. Love & Luck= Unforgivable, Ed Hardy Man= Polo Double Black, Skulls & Roses= Fierce, and well Christian Audigier didn't remind me of anything and was unique and boozy but longevity and...
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    Re: I blind bought Pure Malt

    Pure Malt has been overhyped for sure. The original A*Men is best and better for clubs but what I think makes Pure Malt interesting is the authentic whiskey note. That's most likely why it's so...
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    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    1.) Dior Homme Intense
    2.) Blue Sugar Man
    3.) Cartier D'Un Soir
    4.) Blvgari Pour Homme Soir
    5.) A*Men Pure Cuir
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    Re: About to make a blind buy

    Honestly, Chanel Edition Blanche is definitely safe all across the board. If you enjoy lemon and vanilla, this one is going to impress. Longevity isn't bad either but sillage is rather close to the...
  61. Re: A simple FAST, CHEAP, and EFFECTIVE way to protect your precious old perfumes (pictures)

    Thank you again Mr. Moreau! You always have interesting and useful info regarding these type of matters. I always enjoy reading your threads! :)
  62. Re: Thierry Mugler "restructuring" perfumes division....

    I'm officially afraid. Mugler has been falling off as of late with the fragrance releases for men but the ones that are from this house that are actually unique and beautiful, I fear they'll get...
  63. Re: Suggestions for next 3 purchases to round things out?

    Sorry about that! I must read your thread wrong lol but at least you're rockin the right stuff to work! :)
    I recommend
    Dior Homme- has a feminine vibe because of the iris aka "lipstick" note but...
  64. Re: New fragrance advice... the salespeople at the department stores are useless. Help!

    Opium Pour Homme edt or edp by YSL. When you sniff this one out, your journey will be over! I'm serious! lol
    Also try Jaipur edt or edp by Boucheron. It's very exotic and it sounds right up your...
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    Re: Fake or real? Craigslist ad.. Gucci (pics)

    I would have straight up bought them! They're legit. The way you described Gucci Pour Homme is exactly it and the envy looks perfect as well as the prada! Hell, I might contact the guy myself and...
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    Re: TOF or Pure Shot?

    Taste of Fragrance. It's really nice and spicy. Like chili pepper sprinkled over sugar cookies. Pure Shot reminds me too much of a mix between Ice Men and Mugler Cologne. And longevity is...
  67. Re: Suggestions for next 3 purchases to round things out?

    1) Mont Blanc Legend smells like a sweeter, fruiter version of a&f fierce but I do feel it's classier and more quality. It also bears a close resemblance to Platinum Egoiste as well-Good choice
    2)...
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    Re: I just smelled Green Irish Tweed and Aventus.

    I actually enjoy GIT but it didn't wow me like I expected and that's partly due to the fact that many designers have tried to clone it so by the time I got to it, I felt like I had already smelled...
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    Re: Recommendations for early 20's male

    L'Homme by YSL or even La Nuit De L'Homme. L'homme for the day and La Nuit for the night. But if you're looking for only one specifically, I suggest Bleu De Chanel or Egoiste Platinum. Either one is...
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    Re: How long does cologne last before it expires?

    Wow! That's crazy! Did you store it in ideal settings? I had a bottle of Chrome by Azzaro that I placed in the fridge but I would also leave out at times and carry with me in my luggage when I...
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    Re: ATTENTION all Dolce&Gabbana owners.....

    This info is so cool! I just checked my bottles and I have 2004, 2006, 2008 formulations all made in Italy but I have a 2010 formulation that has the sticker? Actually, all my bottles have the...
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    BeautyEncounter and Dior Homme Intense

    Hello Basenoters,

    I went through countless threads searching the authenticity of this online fragrance vendor and found that 95% of the community trusts them for the most part with a few bad...
  73. Living Stromboli

    Living Stromboli
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    Re: How to get rid of marks on my Creed bottles.

    Try Mr. Clean Magic Marker. That should do the trick.
  75. Re: Possibility of a fake (or bad bottle) Issey Miyake?

    I've purchased from fragrancex before and they're legitimate. You most likely received old stock. I had a 1.3 oz limited edition bottle of L'eau d'issey that I ended up selling because I had a...
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    Re: Is Lanvin L'Homme anything like Arpege pH?

    They're nothing alike. Arpege is more of a spicy oriental along the lines of Givenchy Pi or Valentino V, while Lanvin is more of a mature version of 212 Men but with more depth and character. Both...
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    Re: Tabac EDC or EDT

    I greatly appreciate everyone's assistance on my question! I just got my EDC bottle in the mail today and I absolutely adore it! The quality of this fragrance is astonishing! I'm so surprised that...
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    Tabac EDC or EDT

    Hello Basenoters,

    I'm looking to buy Tabac since I absolutely love barbershop scents. This one was recommended to me but I've read reviews on both the EDC and EDT and can't make up my mind. Which...
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    Dior Homme Intense Reformulation Date

    Hello basenoters,

    I know this has been posted all over threads and I've tried searching for them but to no avail. I was hoping someone could tell me when it was that the new formulations went into...
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    Opium Secret de Parfum

    Hello basenoters,

    I have a bottle of YSL Opium named exactly as my subject. I was curious of how old it was and if it's anything that is actually worth something? I can't seem to find anything...
  81. Thread: a Woody

    by jcastano
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    Re: a Woody

    Art of Shaving Sandalwood
    Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce (you wouldn't believe how good this is)
    YSL M7
    Guess Man (Chrome and Green Bottle)
    Gucci Pour Homme
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Wonderwood by Comme...
  82. Re: good fragrance for high-school homecoming and other dances

    Dior Homme
    Chanel Allure Homme
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Rochas Man
    Play Intense
    Bvlgari Black
    Midnight In Paris EDP
    Dior Homme Intense
    Kristiansand New York
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    Never tried Lonestar Memories but I hear that it's quite nice! I might have to test that one!
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    Yes! That's it as well! I made that connection when I first tried Boss Bottled! I loved it! Since I visited a Halloween store yesterday, I changed my mindset from pumpkin spice, to costumes, then I...
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    The pencil I can see but I've never smelled the rubber foam haha and yes, I can definitely understand what you mean about the tools Home Depot section! It must be that plastic!
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    My thoughts exactly!!! :)
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    Haha I find that so amusing to read! Normally one might be repulsed by that smell but you actually want the opposite! lol!!!
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    I agree! Would you say that that smell shares a similarity to Boss 6? I think it does but obviously, Boss 6 is done with more quality. I find a good resemblance but still I love Boss Bottled!
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    Re: Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    What do you mean?
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    Boss Bottled Smells Like Halloween????

    Hello Basenoters,

    I was recently in a halloween store today checking out all the masks and costumes, accessories, and everything else in between. I noticed a very distinct smell of the store and...
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    Re: A fresh/clean scent for grown-ups

    Mugler Cologne
    Gendarme For Men
    Prada Infusion D'Homme
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    Re: GIT bottle leaking - Normal?

    If it's leaking, chances are that you have a small break in the atomizer. Is it too late to return it?
  93. Re: What would happen to a cup of fragrance left out at room temperature?

    It would eventually evaporate and of course, small debris would accumulate within it as well as oxygen oxidizing the fragrance. It would basically go bad even it didn't evaporate. Why would you be...
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    Re: Hugo Boss and Tommy Hilfiger

    Hugo Boss has way better fragrances than Tommy Hilfiger!
    Now, out of all those you listed, I would choose Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger. It's the only frag from that house that I enjoy. Try Boss #6 aka...
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    Re: perfect scent to wear to a toga party?

    Gendarme for Men but Gendarme. It smells like fresh, clean, white linen. It's very nice and very appropriate for your situation! You'll be wearing a bed sheet anyway right?!
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    Re: OK, Which fragrance is for me?

    Day: L'Homme by YSL or Dior Homme
    Night: La Nuit De L'Homme or Dior Homme Intense

    Trust me on these!
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    Re: Body Kouros vs Pure Malt

    Both are entirely different fragrances. Body Kouros is like a very strong licorice with a medicinal vicks vapo rub smell. It's not as bad as it sounds. It actually quite nice and very well done. One...
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    Re: Help me pick what to wear!!!

    Nice fresh collection my man! I'd personally go with bulgari Pour Homme Soir or Versace Pour Homme but for some reason, women LOVE LOVE LOVE chrome!!!! As you stated, you were there to meet a girl so...
  99. Re: Why doesn't Channel Allure Homme Sport COLOGNE (the best of the allure line) get no love?

    It has no character, It's just lemons and more lemons. There aren't any other notes that stand out enough to keep me interested. I will say that I hate lemon based frags to begin with but if they are...
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    Re: Tommy Cologne 1985 Est by Tommy Hilfiger

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkbGIxJ8jnI&feature=channel_video_title

    I thought it was okay. It's kind of fresh and fruity and mildly woody to my nose. Don't waste your money. Longevity is bad...
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