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    Re: Similar to Geir Ness

    Swiss Army is pretty close.
  2. Re: If you had to chose only 1 cologne to wear for the next 5 years what would it be?

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Has anyone ever insulted your fragrance?

    I didn't know you met Sarah Jessica Parker!:2vrolijk_08:
  4. Re: What's That One Mainstream Fragrance That You Love

    Guerlain Homme took a beating but I loved it on first smell and is a regular in my summer rotation.
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    Re: Getting dad cologne for christmas

    Terre d'Hermes
  6. Re: I wonder how much of our respective passions for fragrance...

    I was plenty insecure in my youth but my passion for fragrance has nothing to do with it.
    It started with aftershaves. Boys didn't wear fragrance but men did.
    As I tried different aftershaves...
  7. Re: Christmas comes but once a year--what are you wearing this holiday season?

    The funny thing is, I was one of those who got the lady's purse on my very first sniff....
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Vetiver Extraordinaire used to be my achilles heel. Now I'm fascinated by it.
    I find that given enough time, I can "get" almost any perfume.
  9. Re: Christmas comes but once a year--what are you wearing this holiday season?

    I'm saving Dior Homme Intense for Christmas.
    Some of you may have heard of that one before.:shocked:
  10. Re: Best fragrance to wear when a girl asks you to tie her up and do naughty things to her?

    Knize Ten. When she smells this, she may think you're not kidding.23195
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    Re: Easy to wear vs. Hard to Wear Houses...

    My feelings exactly.
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    Re: Himalaya for $86. Worth it?

    It's a bloody steal!
    Great in the summer or winter.
    Fresh and cool in the beginning, rich and smooth on drydown.
    Weak sillage but decent longevity.
    Works for young and older guys.
    Girls (women)...
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    Re: High cost perfumes, low cost packaging.

    This looks like a problem with the re seller, not Creed.
    If I were to purchase one of these I would need to smell it first, then I would expect to get it at a greatly reduced price like a tester.
  14. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    In the past, I have seen Rive Gauche Pour Homme for $25 at Walmart. I have also purchased Rochas Lui from Fragrancenet for $30 for a large tester. These are both top-notch fragrances.
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    Re: Looking for an aquatic-peppery masculine scent

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
  16. Re: Which do you buy backup because you like it so much

    Only 1 backup 50ml Corliolan
    It was only $19.95 :shocked:
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    Re: Need help identifying a fragrance (1980s)

    My guess is Giorgio Beverly Hills for Men.
    It came out around 1984.

    Giorgio for Men by Giorgio Beverly Hills is a Oriental Woody fragrance for men. Giorgio for Men was launched in 1984. Top notes...
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    Re: Where to buy Creed SMW or GIT

    I recently bought a 4 oz GIT from
    http://www.perfumedeals.com/

    One of the best purchases I ever made.
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    Re: If you're a Mafia boss, what would you were?

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    Mazzolari Lui
  20. Re: Think of the most over-powering cologne to ever overwhelm you negatively...

    I wanted to try the new scent - Paco Rabanne One Million - so I sprayed my forearm a couple of times at the store before going to my friends' place.
    Within 10 minutes I was washing my arm....
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    Re: When you can't decide...

    Summer = Guerlain Homme time for me.
    Fall/Winter = M7, Dior Homme Intense, Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: What " Niche Brand " is your favorite?

    Creed - I can get most at a good discount and find them easy to wear.
    I like the quality of the Montales' I've sampled.
    The CdGs' are always interesting.
    Amouage Epic is amazing.

    There are so...
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    Re: Perfume for Veterans'Day/Armistice Day 2013

    I'm thinking that the soldier is in a perfume shoppe planning on bringing something home for the missus.

    For some, this was their first trip to France.
    For many, this was their last.

    They...
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    Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    Please note unfortunately, we are currently not offering delivery service to Canada. We have temporarily suspended our shipping services so that we can enhance our Canadian shopping experience....
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    Got these both for the regular GIT price.
    21377
    Gucci Pour Homme

    21378
    Green Irish Tweed
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    Favorite Wood Fragrances

    Hey again BN'ers,
    Your responses to my question about citrus based frags were very helpful. I'm wondering what your favorite wood-centric frags are.
    Pine
    Cedar
    Fir
    Oak
    Birch
    ... whatever you...
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    Re: A Cologne To Save Your Life

    Joop! in one hand, 1 Million in the other. Even if it didn't stop the perp, it would make it easy to find him.
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    Re: What is your favorite TV character wearing?

    I'm going to guess that Don Draper (Mad Men) would wear Chanel Pour Monsieur.

    Tony Soprano might have worn CK One, but that's what was popular when the show was filmed. And besides, he hung out...
  29. Re: Looking for a new, tropical, signature fragrance!

    By Killian Straight to Heaven has an excellent rum note along with a patchouli note.
    Expensive, but very good - a must sample.
  30. Re: Grail Samples on the way...Invasion Barbare and Pure Distance M

    I got both in my last sample order and they are terrific (and expensive!) :cry:
    I also got Sartorial and will buy it soon.
  31. Re: Cologne experts what cologne smells like watermelon all day long

    I heard this one smells like watermelon:
    Chic for Men
    BY CAROLINA HERRERA
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122610.html
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    Re: Don be no cloud on sunny day mon!

    Guerlain Homme is my goto fragrance for summer.
    Now if only the damn weather would co-operate. :tongue:
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    Re: A "better" Versace pour homme??(excl ahs)

    I think he means similar to Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir.
  34. Thread: Soapy Citrus

    by weylin
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    Re: Soapy Citrus

    +1 Prada Amber PH
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    Re: The Great Reformulation Debate.

    A few years ago my friend came up to me and said "smell" showing me the back of his hands. I smelled a faint fragrance but I had no idea what it was. It was Obsession for Men! This was one of my...
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    Re: Mugler Cologne - why can't I smell it!?

    Don't go by the smells on a card, that never works very well. If you want to know what Mugler Cologne smells like, go to your local store and spray it on your wrist. Never rub your wrists together....
  37. Re: How have your tastes evolved since getting into fragrances?

    To me, it's all about the journey. I like trying new and old alike. Odd and off the wall as well as mainstream.
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    Re: Most classic male fragrance?

    +1 Eau Sauvage
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    Re: A fragrance for Kim Jong Un

    Only the Crazy by Diesel
    Invasion Imagination by MDCI
    Midnight in Pyongyang by Van Cleef & Arpel
    Egomaniac by Chanel
    Escape Fast! by Calvin Klein
  40. Re: What is everybody's last meal on death row equivalent scent.

    Escape by Calvin Klein

    get it?:cheesy:
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    Cosmetics Now™ Experience

    Hey BNer's,

    I just want to pass along a good shopping experience. I purchased a bottle of Dior Homme Intense (it lives up to it's hype!!!) and good ole Canada Customs charged me for it.
    I passed...
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    Re: Body Odor as a complement to a fragrance

    This +∞
  43. Re: "The price of a regular coffee. Yep, not even a cuppucino."

    That is an eye-opener.

    I once seen a person holding up a basketball jersey that was for sale in a sporting goods store in a mall.
    Retail Price: $135
    Cost to manufacture: $0.35

    Similar...
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    Proraso After-Shave Surprise!

    Hey BN'ers,

    I ordered some aftershaves from a good site last week.
    http://www.fendrihan.com

    I recieved my order today.
    -Speick After Shave Lotion
    -Clubman Pinaud After Shave Lotion...
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    Your Favorite or Best Citrus

    What is the best or your favorite citrus based fragrance?
    Some to consider.

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Essenza
    Annick Goutal Eau du Sud
    Annick Goutal Eau d'Hadrien
    Armani...
  46. Re: What would you name your own fragrance creation?

    Weylin Intense Extreme Noir Aqua Oud Sport
  47. Re: Which scent is loved by Europe and hated in America or vice versa

    The whole question of fragrance, and art in general is subjective. None of this is based on science. We all have our own ideas and share them here. That's what this forum is for.

    It appears...
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    Re: Gems/Treasures within your collection?

    Vintage
    -Armani Eau Pour Homme
    -Dior Homme
    -Fahrenheit
    -Giorgio for Men
    -M7

    ... and a few others.
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    Re: What is your favorite aquatic fragrance?

    The box and bottle says Millesime Imperial. Either way, it smells really good.
  50. Re: Fragrances that you have a change of heart with

    Loved original Giorgio Beverly Hills and wore it for about 20 years. Still smells great but I don't wear it very often.

    Puzzled at first with vintage Dior Homme but have fallen in love with it.
    ...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    That is a steal, congratulations!
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    Re: Fragrance for a Job Interview

    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Chanel Pour Monsieur

    Stay away from heavy sweets and spices.
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    Re: Whats on your radar for this summer ?

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Creed Green Irish Tweed

    An old classic and a newer one.
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    Re: The Independent talks to Olivier Creed

    http://forums.finalgear.com/attachments/entertainment/last-movie-you-saw/9202d1361162724-375994_sarcasm_sign.jpg
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    Re: That one note that kills it for you...

    Powdery smells like Burberry Brit, Lagerfeld Classic, Caron Pour Un Homme (Play-Doh) or Guerlain Habit Rougehttp://jeffbaij.com/blog/images/puke.gif.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    ]http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2794/4490837294_06989b009f_z.jpg
    Dior Homme Intense - on its way

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.890.jpg
    Polo Ralph Lauren

    NOTE: I have an original vintage...
  57. Re: what fragrance smells non-chemical (natural) to you?

    Christian Dior Eau Sauvage
    Hermès Eau d'Orange Verte
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    ... let me add Puredistance M.
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    Re: Best out of Guerlain homme variations

    I rate them the same way except I never tried the Boise version.

    The first time I tried Guerlain Homme was at the Toronto airport. I couldn't stop smelling it all the way to the Dominican...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Penhaligon's Sartorial
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Timbuktu
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    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    Keith Urban's Phoenix smells unbelievably cheap. And that's worse than strange, odd, unusual or weird.

    Knize Ten smells like an Army Surplus store. The Third Reich meets Canadian Tire.
  62. Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    1 Million

    When it first came out, I had to try it. So I went to my local store and sprayed some on, then I went to a friends house.
    1 Million was there in person like a 400 pound gorilla. I...
  63. Re: What fragrances make you happy when you smell them??? What fragrances will you never get tired o

    Guerlain Homme reminds me of landing in the Caribbean and having a refreshing Mojito.
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    Re: what scent won't you buy again?

    Most of the fragrances I have I'll never buy again.
    I won't buy cheap stuff.
    I won't buy reformulated junk.
    I won't buy weird stuff.
    I won't get ripped off for vintage stuff.
    I won't buy stuff...
  65. Re: If i do not like Chergui by Serge Lutens, will i not like their other scents?

    Every time I buy a SL frag I get a sample for another that I like and want to buy.
    I bought Chergui - received Gris Clair sample
    I bought Gris Clair - received Fille en Aiguilles sample
    ...next
    ...
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    Re: Highly reviewed fragrances that you dislike?

    Guerlain Habit Rouge - armpits and baby powder
    Frédéric Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire - musty vegetation
    Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male - plastic flowers in Lavender
  67. Re: Any weak fragrance that literally smells close to nothing?

    Givenchy pour Homme
    Sean John I Am King
    Trumper Limes (expected)
    and... my batch of Aventus
  68. Re: Would you say that Guerlain Homme (2008) is the worst Guerlain fragrance?

    Not the worst by a long shot. Something that smells Eau De Olde Lady by Guerlain would be the worst.
  69. Re: Which male fragrances do women really, really hate?

    I never had more compliments from young and older girls than from Polo. Most seem to enjoy this unabashed bold masculine sent.
    Ladies young and older I know seem to like the young, fresh frags over...
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    Re: My Top 10 Sillage Monsters

    Joop!
    1 Million
    Le Male
    La Nuit
    Epices Noir
    Bijan
    Giorgio
    Eternity
    Many Montales
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    Re: Name one designer fragrance...

    Niche quality:

    Giorgio Beverly Hills Vintage (similar to Malle's Noir Epices)
    Rive Gauche pour Homme (outstanding Fougere)
    Rochas Pour Lui (great patch)
    Polo Ralph Lauren (!!!)
    YSL M7 (most...
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    Re: A love that BN just doesn't understand?

    Guerlain Homme has taken a beating here but I love it.
    It really does smell like a mojito to me.
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    Re: What would Tony Soprano wear?

    Mazzolari Lui
  74. Re: It's my Birthday.... Boy do I feel loved..... :)

    You have some nice frags there but even more important, you have some real caring family/friends - enjoy! :)
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    Re: Best Cold Icy fragrances

    Dittos on Zagorsk and Himalaya
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    Re: "Heavenly dry-down"

    PdN New York
    Rochas Lui
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    Re: best play-it-safe male cologne

    -Chanel Pour Monsieur
    -Eau Sauvage
    -Eau de Rochas Homme
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    Re: What is your very first Cologne...?

    1. Jovan Musk Oil
    2. Blue Stratos
    3. Jovan Gambler
    4. Polo Ralph Lauren
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    Re: Nicolai New York

    Two sprays from New York last well into the night. It's the longest lasting citrus-based scent I have.
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    Re: sample search bleus (stupid pun i know)

    Bulgari Aqua
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    Re: Name your best incense cologne.

    I find Comme des Garçons Zagorsk very zen.
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    Re: What made you guys join Basenotes?

    I go way back to the Cologne Guy website. archived - (http://web.archive.org/web/19980109205924/http://cologneguy.com/)
    I was originally Ailric at Basenotes but I couldn't get my username back when...
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    Re: What Frag(s) Literally Make You Sick?

    This thread is a hilarious read!
    Powdery scents (Habit Rouge, Bvlgari Blv Notte, Lagerfeld) and sharp scents (L'eau D'Issey, Guerlain Vetiver, Eternity) get me woozy.
    I think calone is the prime...
  84. Re: Most Wanted! List of Fragrances that I'll buy in next couple of months.

    I've been hearing a lot about Invasion Barbare and it sounds like something I would like.
  85. Thread: Legendary!

    by weylin
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    Re: Legendary!

    Old Spice
    Brut
    Aqua Velva
    Eau Sauvage
    Polo
    Aramis
    Patou Pour Homme
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Green Irish Tweed
    Drakkar Noir
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    Re: Does Chanel Allure Homme Sport stand out ?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport will get you compliments.
    It is unlike L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme, Chrome or Cool Water.
    It is not a basic citrus scent.
    It is creamy-fresh, not sharp-fresh.
    Chanel Allure...
  87. Re: Need Help/Advice! Should I BLIND BUY A*Men Pure Havane (2011)?

    I'm wearing Pure Havane right now.
    It has the same patch note as A*Men, but no tar or lavender.
    I'm getting mild cigar tobacco, patchouli, mild vanilla and cacao.
    PH is smooth.
  88. Re: If you could give one piece of advice to a new fragrance collector, what would it be?

    Re: If you could give one piece of advice to a new fragrance collector, what would it be?
    Run, don't walk away from Basenotes! This place will feed your addiction just like a crack dealer!...
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    Re: The worst of the worst: Projection / Longevity

    Givenchy Pour Homme - non-existent
    Sean John I am King - non-existent
    Gucci Pour Homme II - 30 minutes?
    4711 Echt Kölnisch Wasser - smells nice for a few minutes
    Trumper Extract of West Indian...
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    Re: Whats your second favorite Serge Lutens ?

    1. Gris Clair
  91. Re: Looking for a Lime based fragrance any suggestions?

    Guerlain Homme EDT is excellent.
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    Shopping Spree for Fragrance

    I would like to invite you to an imaginary shopping spree for fragrance.

    You can choose up to 10 fragrances that you like.

    Only 3 rules:
    1. You cannot sell or trade anything.
    2. They must...
  93. Poll: Re: Which one of these will get me the most compliments ?

    Chanel Allure Homme - Sport
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I like my MI and Himalaya well enough but I'll be very cautious if I decide to ever buy another Creed.
    My Aventus purchase was more of an adventure than I bargained for.
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    Re: What is the height of generic mediocrity?

    Boring is an opinion. One mans boring could be another mans exciting. Some here base their opinions of boring on designer (Boss, Calvin, Armani) or low price and only consider premium niche as...
  96. Re: If you have the choice to make just ONE discontinued scent back to production!

    Jovan
    -Andron for Men
    -Grass Oil for Men
    -Monsieur Jovan
    -Ginseng for Men
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    Re: Best bang for my buck?

    Rive Gauche pour Homme now sells here for $25 at Walmart.
    Previously I paid $70 and feel it was worth it.
    One of the best masculine fragrances in the last 10 years.

    -Swiss Army $25
    -Rochas Lui...
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    Re: How to pronounce fragrances in English !?

    Guerlain = Gair-lan
    Monsieur = Mo-syer

    I heard Vetiver pronounced = Vet-ee-vair
    I don't know for sure.
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    Re: Different bottle sizes?

    I usually buy the smallest bottles available so as to ensure freshness and a large variety.
    I rarely run out.
  100. Re: Is this site too good to be true, or is it just that good?

    Got my parcel and all is well. Seems to be shipped out from the same place as FragranceX (Hauppauge, NY)

    Canadians have another good place to shop!

    http://www.perfumedeals.com/
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