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    Re: "And my top 5 rose scents is..."

    Noir de Noir
    Silk Mood
    Heeley Agarwoud
    POAL
    Ambre Nuit

    Haven't tried Rose Oud yet although read good things about it.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I bought it too. Definitely not disappointed in terms of price and function. (A nice addition to my stash of Aventus.)
  3. Re: Can Pure Oud Oils Be Diluted In Perfumers Alcohol

    Oud group: http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=15

    0.3gr is actually a good amount to sample from. Yes, the very final bit of the oil may get stuck to the bottom but that would be a tiny...
  4. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    If the OP got a bottle of Anentus that would be a great twist :D
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    Re: Three new Fragrances by Kilian

    I hope Kilian sends out samples like they did with their last releases. I'm intrigued.
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    Re: Givenchy Oud Flamboyant

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 29, 2014

    Sote: Rania J Oud Assam.
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    Re: Givenchy Oud Flamboyant

    Thanks Hednic. Is it similar to any other oud fragrance you are aware of?
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    Givenchy Oud Flamboyant

    Has anybody tried Givenchy's Oud Flamboyant? How does it compare to other oud offerings?
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 29, 2014

    Puredistance M.
  11. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    Lol, no sarcasm intended. Just thinking about giving the company plenty of time to look into it. Maybe a few weeks is more practical, just don't open it/use it for a 'reasonable' amount of time...
  12. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    Drop them an email. If no response for 6 months it's yours.
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    Re: Natural oud scent

    Rania J Oud Assam.
  14. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    I think that people often make comments without thinking about the impact; it is just idle banter to them, blurted out.
    Then there are those who fire heat seeking missiles loaded with negativity,...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Safari - Anyone still wear?

    Going by memory here as I had the pre-reform ages ago but the newer one is lacking in Oakmoss I think. The older version was heavier in the base and had more depth to it. The current version smells...
  16. Re: How does your significant other deal with your fragrance habits?

    My wife is cool with it, she thinks everyone should have a hobby of some sort. She has asked once or twice what I'm going to do with all the litres of perfume. I'm working on getting her more...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Safari - Anyone still wear?

    I used to love this. Was my signature for many years. Sadly it's been reformulated, wish I could get my hands on a pre-reform bottle :(
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    Re: upgrade fragrance... OUD

    Pure Oud By Kilian
    Oud Royal Armani Prive
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    Re: Opus 1870 underrated?

    I like it. Bought it straight away after sampling. It smells classy.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Sote: Puredistance Black.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Eau de Gloire Cologne pour l'Hiver Edition Millésimée.
  22. Re: UK Only: Nasomatto/Chopard/By Kilian/Ralph Lauren

    Bump :)
  23. Re: Okay, so Kilian charges $100 JUST for the bottle/box/packaging ?!

    My Straight to Heaven refill pack came with a funnel, an empty atomiser with spray attachment and a longer spray attachment to be used with the refill bottle itself. I bought it about 6 weeks ago...
  24. Re: Creed price increases have officially landed in the US

    The prices of Royal ingredients must surely have increased. Main culprits are probably Royal Oud and Royal Pineapple.
  25. Re: What's your favourite By Kilian fragrance and why?

    Tough question. I have grown to like the house over the last 2 years.
    Currently own:
    Pure Oud & Extreme Oud
    Incense Oud
    Eternal Oud
    Straight to Heaven & A Taste of Heaven
    Amber Oud (which I...
  26. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    Thats a good point.
  27. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    Next time you can say AB Silver Lomani ;)
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    Re: Who buys perfume to please other people?

    Lol. That scent has already been done :grin:
  29. Re: Folks who ask you what fragrance you're wearing

    It doesn't happen often but if asked I will tell. However I really really have to resist going into fraghead mode and talking about perfumes for ages.
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    Re: What's the one ingredient you hate?

    Lol, I was also looking at Interlude Man :)
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    Re: What's the one ingredient you hate?

    Probably Oregano.
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    Re: What Should Be My Next Niche

    Jub.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 22, 2014

    Sotd: Grossmith Saffron Rose
    Sote: POAL
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    Re: Classy Skanky Animalics

    Perhaps get in on a split of some of the more expensive ones?
    Diaghilev
    Grossmith Saffron Rose
    MAAI
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    Re: Geo F Trumper, amazingly good!

    I too found Geo to be very generous with samples. I have a bottle of Sandalwood, picked it up for £10 off eBay :)
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    Re: Penhaligon perfumery

    Lol, I do lots of thinking there too :grin:
  37. Re: Your top three discontinued frags you'd want to see returned

    Gucci Rush
    Norma Kamali Incense
    Amouage Tribute Attar (the white packaged version)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    MFK Cashmere Mood
  39. UK Only: M7/Nejma/Nasomatto/Chopard/By Kilian/Ralph Lauren

    Hello and Welcome!

    I'm having a clear out and will be adding items every few days :)

    UK only. All prices include tracked UK delivery. Payments via Paypal. All fragrances have been stored in a...
  40. Re: $4000 to spare on colognes! What would you buy?

    Perhaps the odd full bottle of white packaging Tribute and Homage, Windsor, and some of the classic vintages.

    There isn't much I want that I haven't already got my hands on so far by way of a...
  41. Re: Jubilation XXV horrible longevity and sillage

    Good point, but I've found the scent to be different if say I sprayed above the wrist on my forearm. Perhaps the hairs there trap other odours/whatevers too.
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    Re: Smell of money!

    Creed Spice and Wood.
  43. Re: Best compliment you have ever gotten on one of your colognes

    A female student complimented me as she walked past me to get to her seat, something along the lines of "that's really nice, are you wearing perfume?" I got rather embarrassed. Earlier in the day...
  44. Re: Jubilation XXV horrible longevity and sillage

    Works well for me too.
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Bought a back up bottle of Duro today.
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    Re: How much fragrance do you use annually?

    Not enough!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 15, 2014

    Sotd: O Hira
    Sote: Spice and Wood.
  48. Re: LATTAFA - 58 Releases in 2014 - General Discussion thread

    I don't find Ameer al Oudh to be anything like 24 Gold. After the initial alcoholic blast it's a creamy vanillic oud.

    Ameer al Oudh 2 is more like 24 Gold. It is sweet with prominent raspberry and...
  49. Re: LATTAFA - 58 Releases in 2014 - General Discussion thread

    Give me a day as I haven't worn it for a while. Will update tomorrow.
  50. Re: Rahgba by Lattafa = Guerlains Spiritueuse Double Vanille Initial spray / Bottle smell

    Gorgeous!
  51. Re: LATTAFA - 58 Releases in 2014 - General Discussion thread

    I've got Ameer al Oudh 1 & 2. Some of the names sound interesting.

    Doubt I'll get to test them.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Hard Leather.
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    Re: Cartier Pasha and Ralph Lauren Safari

    I wore Safari in my teens. Used to get compliments galore. Unfortunately have been unable to get the vintage :( I still like the new incarnation but reminisce about the good 'ol days.
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    Re: New: Joop! Homme Extreme

    The tag line is indicative of the target market "real men get more", wow.
  55. Re: Article: Trade Routes Collection to be launched by Penhaligons next month

    Sound interesting. I expected an oud fragrance and lo and behold.
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    Re: New: Joop! Homme Extreme

    Hmmm. I'll wait for the masses to test this first. I'm sure I'll get a whiff of it soon enough.
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    Re: Penhaligon perfumery

    I like 1870 and Lp No9 and have a bottle of each.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Incense Oud By Kilian.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    Sotd: M.
    Sote: Genghis Khan (vintage).
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Hopefully it will already be IFRA compliant, otherwise cue vintage vs reform hype.
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    Re: Oh no.... the itch

    I ended up trying things via decants :D
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    Re: Roja dove amber extrait

    I think OP is referring to a different Amber Extrait, recently released. I think it's this one: http://www.rojaparfums.com/#/extrait/?amber

    I haven't tried it yet, will do soon, got a decant on...
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    Re: Rasasi Fragances - advice wanted

    I was gifted Faqat Lil Rijal (Just/Only for Men) which I really enjoyed. Excellent longevity and sillage. Very exotic smelling.

    La Yuqawam (No Resistance) is a Tuscan Leather clone.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Sounds great! Going to try to navigate the French site!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 8, 2014

    Sotd: RD's Diaghilev
    Sote: RD's Crystal Aoud. The dry down on this caught me by surprise today, delicious.
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    Re: Looking for a good atomizer in the UK

    Avena was mentioned earlier in the thread as being used by Kron: http://www.avena.co.uk/glass-bottles-jars/
  67. Re: Anyone else worried about bothering people with Tobacco Vanille?

    :D .
  68. Re: Anyone else worried about bothering people with Tobacco Vanille?

    I'm worried about bothering myself. I sprayed about 6 times around my neck and chest area before an 8 hour flight and I had a headache. I never get headaches. Lesson learnt; spray lower down the body...
  69. Re: Which Amouage for women is most suitable for men?

    I've only tried 2 of the women's fragrances; Epic Woman and Fate Woman. Whilst both are nice and can be worn by a man imo, personally I'd only wear Epic Woman.

    Yet to try Jubilation 25 and Ubar.
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    Re: thescentsampler.co.uk very dissapointed

    Definitely contact them first before forming an opinion and publicising it. It's only fair.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday,August 6, 2014

    Blackbird. Lovely.
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    Re: What fragrance matches your occupation ?

    Anchorman reference.
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    Re: What fragrance matches your occupation ?

    Lol. Crazy list. Closest thing to me would be CK Truth.
  74. Poll: Re: Puredistance M or Creed Spice and Wood for fall/winter?

    For winter, out of the 2, I would have to go with M. The opulence and complexity of it is just something else.
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    Re: Looking for a good atomizer in the UK

    Scentsamples atomisers:

    http://www.scentsamples.uk.com/about-us/3

    http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Scent-Samples-UK/Atomisers-/_i.html?_fsub=5185326016&_sid=693370956&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322
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    Re: Perfume-click.co.uk - Any good for Creed?

    I ended up buying from allbeauty as via topcashback they worked out cheaper, but perfume-click were cheaper if a straight purchase without cashback.
  77. Re: How long do you sample before buying a bottle?

    I wear my sample 2-3 times before buying a full bottle. That is with fragrances I like straight off. If I have to think about it then it isn't FBW.
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    Re: New Fragrance - YSL Splendid Woods

    I got a sample of this a few days ago. It's pleasant. Reminded me of 24 Gold and Oud Malaki by Chopard. I have both of those so won't be buying this (I would rather have this than the Chopard so that...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 1, 2014

    Roja Dove's Diaghilev.
  80. Thread: Bees?

    by bigbloke
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    Re: Bees?

    I think they have some huge hornets in Japan? Ouch.
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    Re: YSL oriental collection on Ebay

    I'd be careful buying off eBay. I recently bought a bottle of Frapin 1270 (off a Basenoter on eBay) and it hadn't been stored properly; the box was all mouldy and damp and the bottle was very grubby....
  82. Re: Sac-Winged Bat: Nature's Perfume Maker to Attract Female Bats

    Must have been some interesting search terms you used to find that thread!
  83. Thread: Bees?

    by bigbloke
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    Re: Bees?

    I have experienced it with attars a few times. :grin:

    Not too amusing though!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 28, 2014

    Kilian's Eternal Oud.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Creed BdP.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 20, 2014

    SotE: Amouage Jubilation XXV. (Trying to convince myself I don't need a third bottle incase of reformulations).
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    A back up bottle of Armani Prive Oud Royal.
  88. Re: How long do you wait after a shower until you apply your fragrance?

    About 10-15 minutes.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 18, 2014

    Soleil du Jeddah.
  90. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    Fetish Pour Homme would be quite apt for Jock Strap Night!
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    Aoud :D

    A good question actually. May be a blast from the past of some sort.
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    Re: Your winter 2014 purchase list

    Most likely nothing except a few backup bottles of fragrances I love before IFRA destroys them; Rania J Oud Assam, Straight to Heaven, Armani Prive Oud Royal, something from MDCI (undecided) & Sacred...
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    Re: What is the first oud that I should try?

    +1



    +1 for Pure Oud.

    You could also try Armani Prive Oud Royal and MFK Cashmere or Velvet Mood.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    Ufff, strong choice!

    I went with Gianfranco Ferre Bergamotto Marino.
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    Re: You get one....

    1. Amber scent: Amber Oud by Roja Dove

    2. Vanilla scent: Diaghiliv by Roja Dove

    3. Oud scent: Armani Prive Oud Royal

    4. Leather scent: Fetish Pour Homme Parfum by Roja Dove

    5. Gourmand...
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday, July 12, 2014 😃

    Sote: Armani Prive Oud Royal.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 11, 2014

    Sotd: Clive Christian X
    Sote: LADDM
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    Re: What's WRONG with me?

    Same here for Interlude Man. I've tried really hard but it's not happening.
  99. Poll: Re: Do you make distinctions between frags you wear during the day and night?

    +1.
  100. Re: Thanks to Basenotes, I discovered _____________ ( fragrance ).

    Probably around 60% of my collection and 90% of all the niche fragrances I own.
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