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  1. It doesn't get any better than this.. whats your Cheapest find ever?

    I got a brand new sealed 50ml M7 today for 7 dollars and 49 cents, at a foolish clearence sale. Also 50 ml kouros for 19$ not as good but solid deal none the less.

    what is your best find ever,...
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    Re: Looking for Fall frag

    M7 if you don't own it
    look into ck obsession night
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    Ruehl No.925 Cologne

    Anyone tried this? Any opinons? It's only available at Ruehl Stores, And they don't have very many yet, so it might be a while before i can get my hands on it. For those of you who haven't seen it...
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    Re: SotD Thusday 24 August

    versace - the dreamer
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    Re: Sotd 21 Monday August

    geo f. trumper - sandalwood cologne
  6. Poll: Re: Which Designer Would You Like to See Release a Scent?

    i voted for miu miu

    but i'd like to see something by..
    Original Penguin!!
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    Re: Favourite British Fragrance

    Ormonde Jayne - Isfarkand why doesn't this count again?
    GFT- bay rum, sandalwood
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, August 16th

    Azzaro ph
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    Re: House Referendum -- Yves Saint Laurent

    If there's one thing that can be said about YSL in general, overall- it's that they are consistent and have yet to produce anything that is unanamously despised. They are, I would say the most...
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    Re: when the maples turn red...

    after trying m7 recently i would have to say it is one that i can't wait to wear in the fall
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    Re: Tried M7 - what a powerful scent!

    i recently tried this as well (thanks to a very generous basenotes member for sending me a sample) and i was blown away. it's something so familiar to me, i can't put my finger on it. It's definitely...
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    Re: SOTD Monday August 14

    cacharel amor pour homme, lasting good on me too..
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    Re: If you could only use one design house...

    artisan - no question about it. they have a foolish variety of top notch stuff- i could never get sick of "fou d'absinthe"
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 August

    YSL opium Ph
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    Re: Musc Ravageur - How many sprays do you use?

    3 sprays - not one less, not one more.
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    Re: I'm desperate for something new

    i also recommend checking out l'artisan, fou d'absinthe is amazing
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    I hate that...

    givenchy gives out these weird blister pack samples (at least in north america) they're a bitch to put on,because you tear open this little foil pack and then try not to douse yourself in liquid....
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    Re: SotD Thursday August 3

    givenchy gentleman
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    Re: Good dark/smokey fragrance to buy for fall

    another vote for t42, it's the smokiest of the smokey. otherwise bulgari black maybe?
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    Re: Davidoff Summer Fizzes

    surprisingly i have smelled this in a local department store.
    cool water fizz:
    I'm surprised davidoff just didn't name the fragrance: "Tangueray and tonic water with a squeeze of lemon/lime ... Eau...
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    Re: Most "relaxing" perfumes

    Jasmine is supposed to have a natural calming effect..
    i don't know that i own anything that has a specific jasmine note.

    as for myself, I find mugler cologne kind of calming..
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday August 2

    Rive Gauche ph
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    Re: songs that mention fragrances

    Kanye west - "Last call"
    "My money was thinner than Sean Paul's goatee hair
    Now Jean Paul Gaultier cologne fill the air"

    Missy f/ Ludacris - "Gossip folks"
    "Now all around the world on the...
  24. Thread: Bay Rum

    by dr_adamg
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    Re: Bay Rum

    i have a pinaud bay rum that i bought from my barber years ago. it is an after shave that he always used on my neck after a neck shave, and i became addicted to that fresh from the barber smell so i...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 30 July

    sampling ck eternity summer
    it's pretty generic..
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    Re: SOTD Friday July 28

    Editions de parfums frederic malle - Musc Ravageur
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    Re: Fou d'Absinthe -vs- L'Homme Sage?

    Fou d'absinthe is waaaaaaaaaaaay better- no contest for me. it was the first artisan i smelled and i was blown away at the deep incense note i get from it. homme sage is almost feminine in it's...
  28. Re: I have a job interview in 10 hours. What scent should I wear?

    dunhill fresh or dunhill
  29. Re: My friends don't want to smell like their maids

    i think if you re-read the article, it's not malle who said this, or if it is he means that his friends said that to him.
    there was a thread a while back about someone meeting malle and how nice and...
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    Re: Layering fragrances

    I'd like to experiment more with this, even though it's frowned upon here it seems. when layering i would try to use less complexx fragrances together, fragrances with less notes, or one very strong...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Wednesday July 26

    Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle - Vetiver Extrodinaire
    just got sample today- it's kind of medicinal at first..but nice overall
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    Re: Versace: The Dreamer

    it's true you gotta let it dry down a little you know, it's powerful stuff at first, but the smooth subtleness that follows is when the dreamer shines.
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    Re: YSL M7, safe to blind buy?

    thanks for all of your opinions! fortunately a very generous basenotes member has arranged to send me a decant for a couple bucks, so i can give it a try before i commit!
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    Re: Pix of wardrobe?

    I love this thread, total frag-porn.
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    Re: YSL M7, safe to blind buy?

    yeah I found a 100Ml / 3.3oz edt with all over bodywash and it comes in a leather toiletries case for 65.00 CAD, on strawberrynet. really sounds like a great deal.. plus the shipping is free
    ...
  36. How long does it take you to finnish a bottle?

    I'm wondering how long it takes some of us with smaller collections, who don't have such a long rotation to go through, to empty a 3.3 oz / 100ml bottle, or a 50 ml. How many have you finnished? how...
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    YSL M7, safe to blind buy?

    Where i'm from , frag counter selections are really limited, they don't sell M7 here. (at least not within around 3 or 4 hours from my house) I Mean if i wanted to i could probably take a trip and...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25 July

    Dzing!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday July 23

    Azzaro PH
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Saturday July 22

    glad to hear it georgiatechboy. RG will become an addiction.

    but for me today it's:

    Ormonde Jayne LP - Ormonde Man
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday July 20

    Amouage silver cologne
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    Re: What would Chevy Chase wear?

    I just imagine him getting a bottle of "english leather" for a present as Clark Griswald in Christmas Vacation..

    but in real life i could see him wearing some old school polo, or polo safari.
  43. Re: Where do you keep you scent collection? Furniture item?

    Thank you shifts!!
  44. Re: Where do you keep you scent collection? Furniture item?

    oh Man! some of those collections are crazy! CoL is a madman! His collection must be worth thousands!! beautiful...someone needs to start a thread of just pictures of collections...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19 July

    t-4-2
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    Re: Amouage "Gold" - expensive baby powder?

    Yeah i just emailed the distributor in NJ rss enterprises thats listed on their website, told them there were no nearby retailers to me, (which there aren't)
    but that i was thinking of ordering...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18 July

    Versace - the Dreamer (body wash, after shave, and EDT)
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    Re: Allergies (not to fragrance) advice?

    Thanks for the advice everyone, i will definitely look into your suggestions!
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    Amouage "Gold" - expensive baby powder?

    i just got a sample of amouage's "gold", honestly it just smells like baby powder, granted, reaaaaaally really nice expensive baby powder...
    does anyone else get that from it?
    On the plus side they...
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    Allergies (not to fragrance) advice?

    I'm wondering if anyone here has similar difficulties and if they have any advice on this subject.

    My problem is i have allergies to certain things, dust, pollen etc. (not Fragrance, as far as i...
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    Re: SOTD Monday July 17

    Chanel Pour monsieur concentree
  52. Re: Made some blind purchases last night, INITIAL REACTION!

    rive gauche is a SOLID buy, very good stuff, acrid at first, drydown is superb very powdery and soft smelling.. great stuff.

    Also- It was recommended earlier in this thread- and if youre still in...
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    Re: Dumb Names for Fragrances

    From Wikipedia:

    French Connection is a clothing company that originated in the United Kingdom, but is now available worldwide. It was founded in 1969 and sells menswear, womenswear, childrenwear...
  54. Re: Similar to L'artisan's "Fou D'absinthe" but... less $$

    i'v read in a few reviews that kenzo air is very light, has no lasting power.. Thing with fou d'absinthe is that it is an eau de parfum, kind of rare for mens frag. so it is very strong, which i...
  55. Re: Similar to L'artisan's "Fou D'absinthe" but... less $$

    I'm asuming no one's replying because this is a killer fragrance that stands on it own and nothing could possibly be better AND cheaper. only one or the other.
  56. Similar to L'artisan's "Fou D'absinthe" but... less $$

    Can anyone trhow out some examples of a similar fragrance or one that they feel is BETTER, and maybe cheaper? I'm just trying to make sure there's nothing like this thats better for less money, cause...
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    Re: Believe it or not...

    At the shoppers drugmart (canadian drugstore chain) that johncase just mentioned I bought a brand new 4.2 oz rive gauche sealed in the box for 17 dollars. At the zellers I got a bottle of Azzaro PH...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday July 15

    ormonde jayne - isfarkand pour homme
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Friday July 14

    gonna try mechant loup out tonight..
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    Re: which rive gauche is better?

    regular is excellent, lasts a damn long time.. extreme must be nuts..never tried it.
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday July 13

    A*men
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    Re: Dumb Names for Fragrances

    I don't think Fcuk is a dumb name for their fragrance, considering it's just the name of that fashion house and it legitamately stands for "French Connection United Kingdom"
  63. Re: What exactly IS musk?

    originally, musk came from the glands of animals like the muskrat. Also i believe there was a species of deer from which they took musk glands. these glands produced the scent the animals used for...
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    Re: What is your power scent?

    Since most things I currently own are very "in your face"
    (strong, unsubtle) I would have to say something like mugler cologne, which stays fairly close to the skin it seems, and is just plain clean...
  65. Thread: Badass?

    by dr_adamg
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    Re: Badass?

    here comes the rain then baby...

    Honestly with that kind of description, like "hero of an action movie" that kinda dude doesn't really project to me like someone who takes the time to order a...
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    Re: First Fragrance

    Well I did turn out to be right in one sense, it did become a better seller.. however I do now concede that Emporio He is a mush more complex fragrance, less common, and overall just as good if not...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 12 July

    Tommy Summer 2004 Edition
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    Re: First Fragrance

    my first serious fragrance was armani aqua di gio.. so typical for north america i know...

    but hey.. it is solid :)
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Tuesday July 11

    Chanel PMC
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Cologne Packaging

    sweet i was really hoping it was a drip top as described, i just got my sample and it seems like something that smells like it can just be splashed on like that, light enough to not worry about using...
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    Thierry Mugler Cologne Packaging

    for those of you who already own this a question:

    I've never actually held the bottle in my hand, only seen pictures of it online, and i'm trying to figure out if the metal cap is just a straight...
  72. Re: Like Hypnotic Poison, but less intense, less common?

    thanks for the suggestions everyone! i'll check these out for sure.
  73. Thread: hanae mori

    by dr_adamg
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    Re: hanae mori

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=184015
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    Re: Fragrance for work?

    personally i'd suggest something light and fresh, if you're going to be sweating in an enclosed environment. something too heavy could get intense, and become like a thick aura around you. Try a...
  75. Like Hypnotic Poison, but less intense, less common?

    I really like HP on my girlfriend, but I was wondering if there is anything that is similar but less intense/rich (the sweet-ness).Niether of us have a problem with it, i'm just looking to find some...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    yeah it's like getting married.. you gotta sow some wild oats first, play the field before you settle down with a sig. get some samples from the store.. you might only take em out a couple times, or...
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    Re: Help choosing a new fragrance!

    at the start of this thread i would have suggested YSL Rive Gauche PH, but now that you're talkin aquatics, my only piece of advice would be to think long about aqua di gio. it's solid, but in a...
  78. Re: "Black" Fragrances? kenneth cole, polo, bulgari...

    well what made me start this thread was looking at "Higher Black" by dior, is it lighter and weaker?
    anyone tried it?

    ...sweet i just made ** "member"!!
  79. "Black" Fragrances? kenneth cole, polo, bulgari...

    I have some questions about "black" fragrances.

    While looking through the directory I always look at "black" editions of fragrances to see if I can discern what makes them a "black" fragrance. But...
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    Re: underrated bottles?

    The classic chanels: egoiste, pour monsieur, pm concentree. these bottles have an understated elegance. very mid century modern. minimal. famous chanel font and double "c" logo. makes you feel like a...
  81. Thread: Azzaro PH

    by dr_adamg
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    Re: Azzaro PH

    I got a bottle of this for $5.50, I also own rive gauche, and i must say i prefer rive gauche. I think rive gauche is a little more tame, less in your face. Azzaro PH is definitely solid and has it's...
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    Re: The one with the most....

    i have 9 or 10, depends what counts, it' growing extremly fast though, 4 of those were purchased in the last couple of weeks. i'd also like to keep it in between 20-30 actual bottles.
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    Re: The New YSL Homme Bottle!!!!!

    Cap is Huge
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    Re: Suggestion for next cologne? (22yr old male)

    another vote for M7 or Rive Gauche - YSL

    ones that haven't already been suggested:
    Boss soul - Hugo Boss
    Lacoste Essential
    Issey miyake Eau d'issey Summer
  85. Re: Do you shy away from fragrances endorsed by celebrities?

    Very good points all around, I can't say I would never wear something endorsed by a celebrity, or even a celebrity brand, because I have, as JohnCase will tell you, he knows I have a certain fondness...
  86. Re: Do you shy away from fragrances endorsed by celebrities?

    Ha ha I was hoping you would put your two cents in HB, It's like i say, I don't like it, celebs hawking colognes, but I do feel guilty about not liking the fragrance simply based on that fact. Of...
  87. Re: Do you shy away from fragrances endorsed by celebrities?

    Yeah I was totally expecting most people to feel the same way as me about this.. although I do feel guilty sometimes for instantly having no respect for celeb endorsed products, simply because they...
  88. Re: Do you shy away from fragrances endorsed by celebrities?

    LOL
  89. Do you shy away from fragrances endorsed by celebrities?

    I'd like to know how many people here are turned off from buying a new bottle when they roll up to the counter and the displays and merchandising have a celebrity's image all over them.

    Now hear...
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    Re: One scent for the rest of your life.

    HB - sweet thread, my answer is chanel pmc, or maybe allure which i don't own. I can at least say i'm pretty sure it would be a chanel. I think it would be a chanel because they all oooze class and I...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 6 July

    azzaro onyx
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    Re: Beachy summer scents for men

    anything with bay rum notes! aramis havana (if you're lucky) or st john's bay rum (http://stjohnsbayrum.com/)
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    Re: SotD 2 July - Sunday

    YSL rive gauche
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    Re: Retrying frags with a bad reputation here

    I don't know if it has a bad reputation, but a guilty pleasure of mine, is tommy hilfiger men's summer from 2004. 2004 edition ONLY! TH has a rep as being a pretty mass market frag. Amatuer stuff....
  95. If someone offered you a FREE bottle of one of these, which one/and why?

    Ok, so here's the deal:

    My workplace has this rewards system where you earn points for performance and attendance. The points can be redeemed for prizes like housewares, sporting goods,...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Platinum Egoiste

    I happened to be in a purchasing mood the other day when I walked over to the chanel section at my local frag counter. I looked into platinum egoiste , (they were out of regular egoiste) , so i...
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Hugo boss dark blue.. awful..they have give it away.
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