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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    thanks ensitmike ok... here goes
    32650 me and my son Jack
    http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x427/darrenrahilly1/meandmike_zps58bf7ee1.jpgthis is me and basenotes member Michael.His wife...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    3264732647. Huh...think I found it
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    I'm going to ask again for instructions on how to post pictures. Do you have to be a paying member? I've posted a link to a picture of me and mike but its not as good as a picture. How the heck do...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    How are you guys posting pictures? The best I could do was to get a link to a picture on photo bucket to show up. I've often wanted to put a picture in my posts here but for the life of me, I can't!...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    http://s1181.photobucket.com/user/darrenrahilly1/media/meandmike_zps58bf7ee1.jpg.html
    heres a picture of me and basenotes member Mike. his wife Ellie took the...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    Jon rodgers- hey! I've been wearing a b-3 for decades! Warmest coat I've ever had. Its good to see another one out there
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    Re: Scottish results scents?

    Royal Scottish lavender?
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    Re: Aventus pantry dropper!

    This is partly why I don't come here much anymore- I'm a grown up... This is just embarrassing. Unless youre19. Which I am not. Thank you, that is all.
  9. Re: What is your most worn fragrance according to your "Scent of the day"?

    Dang, you must smell GOOD! I lovemarbert. And smalto. The girl in the old magazine ads was so hot...
    Mine would be yatagan
  10. Thread: Monotheme

    by darren1
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    Re: Monotheme

    I've had Scottish lavender ( not new, but I thought I'd add my 2 worth) for almost ten years and I love it. I'd buy another bottle if I could find it. It was $12 in the store I got it from....
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    Re: Moschino Pour Homme?

    I have it. In no way is it a powerhouse fragrance. It has listed as a note a "sunshine accord". Maybe it smells of sunshine. But its no powerhouse. I find it soft and powdery, kind of apologetic for...
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    Re: Vampire church incense suggestions

    Ungaro 3.
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    Re: Best Celebrity Fragrance?

    Pavarotti is fantastic. got a 4.2 oz bottle on ebay super cheap recently. antonio banderas has one called meditterreneo thats pretty good!
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    Re: What is the best male fragrance for men?

    i like it for nostalgia too. it reminds me of my youth for sure! but i find on initial whiff that its very different. maybe im more prone to smell the top notes, but i get a strong feeling that...
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    Re: What is the best male fragrance for men?

    you know, all kidding aside, ive often thought polo (the original, not the current juice) was the top of the food chain. i tend to like all things ralph lauren. im just wired up like that. and, more...
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    Re: The worst DHI vintage fake I've ever seen

    i dont know guys, the bottles all look legit to me. theres an old bottle of farenheit that i have here in my bedroom that matches up perfectly with an old bottle hes selling. now, theres no guarentee...
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    Re: The worst DHI vintage fake I've ever seen

    16 bids and $162 dollars into it... still think its a fake? i think ebay would have shut it down if there was any concern. ive had auctions cancelled that i was bidding on because the merchandise was...
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    Re: Trussardi UOMO : it's so dark?

    pm sent
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    Re: Body Odor as a complement to a fragrance

    just cut it out. you sound like a bully. if you are a professor you should be aware of the consequences of bullying. and yes, you did say you would love to send her hard evidence. im saying DONT. she...
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    Re: Body Odor as a complement to a fragrance

    hey Daniel, why dont you leave it alone. you seem to want to push your beliefs on everyone here. we dont care what you believe, or want to be true. compassrose has made it clear she wants nothing to...
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    Re: Soft but powerful

    excellent! then i think you might like paul sebastian fine cologne, its definatly classic! i see it for sale in tj maxx and marshalls all the time, very cheap. like $10 for a big bottle cheap. check...
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    Re: Soft but powerful

    soft but powerful, thats easy. but if you like aquatics that makes it more difficult. Paul Sebastion fine cologne is soft, powdery, but STRONG. and it lasts all day. and, its much cheaper than any...
  23. i vote for enchanted forest from vagabond prince.

    i vote for enchanted forest from vagabond prince.
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    Re: Azarro Chrome + Versace eau fraiche

    did you get azarro chrome yet?
    D
  25. Re: Underrated, old, discontinued treasures: LUCIANO PAVAROTTI for Men, edt (1994/1995)

    SMELLS ALOT LIKE GEntleman, but has a bit more of a peppery smell. i recently got a big 4.23 oz sealed in box from ebay. $40! definatly a great deal, as i love this scent. under the radar indeed!
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    Darren1's swap list

    3.4 fendi uomo, 1/2 3.4 basile uomo, 1.7 worth pour homme, 16 oz tweed by lentheric, nib 1.7 smalto pour homme, nib 1.7 ungarro II, nib 3.4 paul smith man, 1.7 longitutde latitude by nautica, 1.7...
  27. Thread: trussardi uomo

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    trussardi uomo

    i want trussardi uomo in the old bottle. i have some colognes i would swap for it. i have patou voyageur, one man show, some empty green irish tweed bottles (one has an ounce or so left) i have...
  28. Re: received my rive gauche pour homme today. my opinion

    nevermind
  29. Re: fresh+powdery+good sillage+ very complimented+for men (not unisex)

    how about royal copenhagen?
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    Re: WOW I miss Calvin (original)

    ive never smelled either, but have you looked on ebay? i was after the original perry ellis for years and found it there. it doesnt smell as good as i remember... it smells the same aas i remember, i...
  31. Re: Bertrand Duchaufour's Latest: Enchanted Forest

    i also recieved a sample vial. i like it alot- sniffing right from the container you get much more pine/fir/balsam. on skin it is 90% currant. not a bad thing, but i prefer the more pine-y smell....
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite leather?

    im going to throw one more hat into the ring- its pinaud clubman special reserve. seems like ive been tooting its horn a lot here lately. it is the best leather ive smelled yet. including bel ami and...
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme ~ How Rare Is It ?

    i just got a bottle today- it was given to me by my buddy Mike. this stuff is fantastic! cant say enough about it. smells great!
  34. Re: What colognes would the following celbrities wear:

    [QUOTE=DEMON;2761001]Liam Neeson- i like van cleef&arpels pour homme for him.

    Bill Cosby-P.S. fine cologne

    Abe Vigoda- braggi or agua brava

    Richard Simmons-fantasy by britney spears

    Slash...
  35. Re: The Best Most Leathery Leather scents (male or female)...Your opinions please!

    all of these smell like there may be a leather note within perfume. there is one though, that smells like leather. it is pinaud clubman special reserve. it is full on leather. it reminds me of what...
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    Re: Let's face it, the best fragrance is

    that right there was the coolest thing ive read in a long time. "the equivalent of kicking an adg guy in the nuts". i cant think of a better guilty pleasure. i would truly love to kick a lot of adg...
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    Re: Best Leather fragrance poll

    clubman special reserve. smells more like leather than anything ive ever smelled.
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    Re: Drakkar Noir??? Not even close.

    wow! i just get lemon pledge out of lomani. maybe i need to apply more...
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    Re: Drakkar Noir??? Not even close.

    i have all three- none of them vintage- and lomani is my LEAST favorite out of the trio. ceasars man is best to my nose. drakkar... well, its really not that great anymore. BUT- my opinions have been...
  40. Re: Which two scents are the closest to identical?

    yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyep!
    also bogarts one man show and krizia uomo
  41. Re: What winter fragrance got you the most compliments in high school?

    not sure if these were/are winter fragrances or not but- late eighties it was fendi uomo and royal copenhagen that got me the most compliments.
  42. Re: Which two scents are the closest to identical?

    pavarotti and givenchy gentleman
  43. Re: What is the best leather fragrance on the market?

    my favorite leather costs $7 for 6 oz. it smells like leather more than anything ive ever smelled. it is clubman special reserve by pinaud. before dismissing it as a crappy drugstore scent, listen to...
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    Re: Inexpensive strong

    ive been wearing the crap out of salvador dali pour homme lately- youd think that a thick cloying sweet smell in the heat of summer would be too much but no- ive been loving it!
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    Re: Smells Like Cherry Cough Syrup?

    antaeus. the newest version. good stuff, i get a cherry cough syrup from it, and its not at all too juvenile. try it out, its got a great smell
  46. Poll: Re: End Perfume Sexism - Should Basenotes Merge the Male and Female Sub-Forums?

    bingo- keeping the forums seperate makes it easier to browse. well said, windblown.
  47. Poll: Re: End Perfume Sexism - Should Basenotes Merge the Male and Female Sub-Forums?

    i voted no. the reasons are obvious. also, this thread is as useful as a chandelier in an out house. in the time it took to type that last sentence i came up with another though- if this forum...
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    Re: Grab Bag Results Are In!

    AMBER ABSOLUTE. i have no idea what im smelling. i know i smell damn good. i know every woman on the beach today was aware of me. ive never gotten so many comments in one day! this smells like...
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    Re: Grab Bag Results Are In!

    ive only been able to sample marquis de sade (loved it) and mugler a men. all i can say is amen= WOW!! i couldnt believe how good it smells. no wonder everyone lauds it like they do. ill get to...
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    Re: PONTACCIO 21 - Classy Dynamite !

    burberry is peppery... but its not pontaccio 21... i see it at a local perfumery in the lee premium outlets, but i always leave it- im assumin g it will go down in price before it is sold. my luck,...
  51. Re: were heading to boston- any good cologne shops??

    oh i will!
    ;)
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    Re: Grab Bag Results Are In!

    wicked cool!
  53. Re: were heading to boston- any good cologne shops??

    duly noted! im liking what im reading, im really beginning to worry that i will turn our romantic getaway into a "me/my stuff" trip. thanks for all your responses. and any more that come in
    Darren
  54. Re: were heading to boston- any good cologne shops??

    were in western mass, so we'll be driving. colonial drug sounds promising!
  55. were heading to boston- any good cologne shops??

    im looking for any good cologne shops in boston, ill gladly work them in to our shopping/sightseeing. thanks in advance!
  56. Re: Pick a number, win a Spicebomb sample with mini aftershave balm..U.S. only:).

    500
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    Re: does anyone know what tim curry wears?

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! awesome
    its got frankenfurter writtten all over it! i didnt check out imdb, but thats interesting about the 4711 tatoo...
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    does anyone know what tim curry wears?

    i think this guy is a fantastic actor, ive loved everything hes done. i wonder what colognes he wears?
    he was the clown in steven kings "it". and dr frankenfurter, of course. herkimer...
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    Re: What smells closest to a doughnut shop ?

    a cop?
    i cant believe no one went there!
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    Re: Royal Briar Cologne - Fans?

    i bought an old vintage bottle on ebay, the atkinson version. when the package showed up today i could smell it. "oh no!" as i opened the box the smell became stronger. when i saw the juice rolling...
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    Re: I've enjoyed this so much

    try fragrantica. i have an account there too.
    smell well!
    ;)
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    Re: Kouros vs. Yatagan

    i like yatagan better also, but really like both of them. yatagan smells like a camel, but in a good way. if that makes any sense ;)
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    Re: V&R Spicebomb @ Harrod's ....

    anything yet?
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    Re: Inky smells in colognes.

    oscar de la renta pour lui has a distinct ink smell.
  65. Re: Looking for a boozy fragrance to add to my rotation.

    old formula fendi uomo is a great boozy frag
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    Re: Creed Aventus Is A Waste Of Money

    yup!
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    Re: AAAA! What is this?

    thats funny. im terrible at it too. i can get annise. i can get leather. after a few more get mixed in, im lost.
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    Re: Royall Rugby by Royall Lyme of Bermuda

    i thought it smelled a LOT like polo... but we had sake with our hibachi dinner so i could be way off. anyone else try this?
  69. Re: Which GIT batch do you think is the best? 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011?

    i like the bottles i got in 2000 and 2002... i my recollection is correct.
  70. Re: Samples were mailed-- Basenoters to sample Ungaro Pour L'Homme I and II

    30 roses- any word?
  71. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    i got my first bottle in 2001. green irish tweed.
  72. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    BUSTED!!!!! nice work, MikeNY! did i meet up with you in tj maxx onece in pittsfield?
  73. Re: Samples were mailed-- Basenoters to sample Ungaro Pour L'Homme I and II

    well, i hope all is well there for him.
  74. Re: Samples were mailed-- Basenoters to sample Ungaro Pour L'Homme I and II

    does anyone know his name and location? im sure a google search will turn up something...
  75. Re: Samples were mailed-- Basenoters to sample Ungaro Pour L'Homme I and II

    any word yet?
  76. Re: Samples were mailed-- Basenoters to sample Ungaro Pour L'Homme I and II

    oops, wrong post
  77. Re: Shaking hands with guys who apply after-shave...

    could be waaaaay worse- you could work at a colonoscopy practise. your hand wouldnt smell like cologne! yeah, it happens to me. it happens to people who shake my hand. its just part of life. a very...
  78. Re: What Five Fragrances Should Be Avoided Like The Plague

    wow. thats a list of 5 i think are awesome!
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    Re: Okay, now I like Kouros !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    i hated kouros. the openimng was pure civet to me- the urinal cake scent. but i dont know, i cant get enough of it now- in fact i wish the civet were "harder" if possible!
  80. Re: So.. what fragrance would Bond... James Bond wear?

    i would think that bond... james bond would wear something not too loud- you know, to remain hidden, conspicuous. something that stays close to the skin with no sillage- dont want to leave a trail!...
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    Re: Dark, moody - almost evil

    the choice of darth vader dark enough? salvador dali pour homme.
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    Re: Antonio Puig Fragrances

    buddy quorum is one of THE strongest colognes out there! you must have had a cold when you wore it. you wont easily find any other cologne to match its strength. it IS an 80s powerhouse, even its...
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    Re: Basala - Gone for good ?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Shiseido-Basala-After-Shave-Splash-Men-150ml-5fl-oz-/180408683461?pt=fragrance&hash=item2a01320bc5
    5 ounces-$35! cant beat that.
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    Re: ______ Is The Best Smelling Fragrance, BUT...

    green irish tweed is the best smelling...but everyone just gets all uppity whenever it is mentioned.
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    Re: $100 to spend what would you buy?

    ebay. id get 5 classics, vintage original formula.
  86. Re: An interesting little experiment - updated 20/04/2011

    wow. aramis scored a 7.75, thats crazy, right? i sort of put aramis on a pedastal and use it as a marker- either a cologne is almost as good as aramis or a cologne is not as good as aramis. one of my...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

    monogram.
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    Re: Aftershave in a Spray Bottle: Really?

    im not sure of the movie, but i remember a scene in wich a guy is getting ready for a date and grabs his aftershave, pumps it towards the ceiling and catches the drops in his other hand, on the other...
  89. Re: Best Smelling Fragrance That Doesnt Get Many Compliments

    escada doesnt get... you must not be applying it right- here, let me help
    step 1:start with a full bottle. spray untill bottle is half empty
    step 2: get backup bottle
  90. Re: Let's have an intelligent discussion about... The GAG Reflex

    well, i dont actually gag, but giorgio for men, if over applied, closes off my breathing with a stinging jolt-y type feeling. funny thing is- i love giorgio. its just got such a strong note/ so much...
  91. Re: Let's have an intelligent discussion about... The GAG Reflex

    thats funny- i cant eat a steak if its too raw- it tastes like a bloody nose to me.
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies

    i have kids... theres a movie called "fred". i think he sprays himself with curve.
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    Re: Buying from Ebay stores

    fragranceexpress and scented monkey- yes.
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    Re: Anyone tried Cigar Aficianado ?

    iv heard vermeil is a good tobacco scent too
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    Re: Anyone tried Cigar Aficianado ?

    i cant believe what im reading. cigar afficianado is the only cologne that i think doesnt even smell pleasant- it just stinks. no, it doesnt smell like guerlain anything. it smells like yuck. stay...
  96. Thread: Ungaro III

    by darren1
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    Re: Ungaro III

    ill say it again- it smells like a bleeding vampire. old withering roses, decaying coffin wood, vampire clothes, blood... all in a very good way, of course. i know my analogy isnt very technical, but...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 16th, 2011

    versace l'homme for me
  98. Thread: King

    by darren1
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    Re: King

    green irish tweed
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    Re: "He is in paradise" of "Max Gordon"

    i hav e three different colognes by max gordon and cant find anything about them
  100. Re: What do you think are the sweetst and spiciest fragrances?

    my limited experience would be caron pour un homme and
    yatagan
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