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    Re: Perfume spritz sparks mass exit

    My girlfriend wears that one.

    Apparently, now, ex girlfriend.
  2. Thread: Your Top 5

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    Re: Your Top 5

    This one's gonna get a lot of flak.

    1. Yves Saint Laurent M7
    2. Versace Blue Jeans
    3. Armani Code
    4. Burberry Brit For Men
    5. Serge Lutens Muscs de Kublai Khan
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    Physical Stores and Samples?

    I know you can get free samples at Sephora, but where else can you get samples of fragrances, in physical stores as opposed to the internet, for cheap or with purchase?
  4. Re: Encre Noire - it's great stuff, but revolutionary?

    Out of curiosity didn't Turin review this as awful?
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Need to get my hands on some good Bvlgari. Will get on that soon.
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    Re: Fragrance for the Uninitiated

    I don't know if this is niche enough for you but Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin?
  7. Thread: Why YSL, why?

    by pLaTypu5
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    Re: Why YSL, why?

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=226763

    Don't reel too hard.
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    Re: Narcisse Noir - sexy pic

    Bottle is indeed gorgeous.
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    Re: You can take it with you!

    M7. I want to be remembered as THAT GUY.

    ;)
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    Re: Versace Blue Jeans Bottle

    Versus is a branch of Versace.
  11. Re: Why doesn't Antaeus Sport get any love on here?

    Also never heard of it.
  12. Thread: Why YSL, why?

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    Re: Why YSL, why?

    Never seen Rive Gauche or M7.

    The M7 I believe is due to the penis. You know which one I mean.
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    Re: God has a perfume.

    "And then from his hand sprang a fountain of holy Kouros, which to this day graces the land"

    -Luke
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    Re: Unchanged powerhouses?

    Classic Xeryus perhaps?
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    Re: What's wrong with 212 Sexy Men? Opinions?

    General opinions aren't great. I myself don't dislike it, but it's a subtle kind of smell that doesn't denote sexy for me. It's simply not interesting. And no, I don't get a B.O. scent of it.
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    Re: That Perfume Sales Person

    Right. I've always wanted to work as a fragrance sales associate at like Sephora or something. Bringing a little class to the business.
  17. Re: Does anyone know what men's colognes are popular in magazine samples right now?

    Acqua Di Gio and Only The Brave.
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    Re: Scent for Depression

    Best of luck, mate.

    Try something Vetiver.
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    Re: The $100 Fragrance Wardrobe challenge

    Er...

    Davidoff Cool Water- 9.99
    Versace Blue Jeans 19.99
    Lacoste Essential 29.99
    Azzaro Pour Homme 19.99
    Bvlgari BLV Notte 15.99
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    Well emphasized on the "toilette" part.
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de l'Homme

    Me too. It works very well on me. At least myself and the ladies around here think so.

    I haven't smelled La Nuit but I do expect it to be good. I've traditionally enjoyed YSL's offerings.
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    Re: A*Men vs. B*Men

    I enjoy both scents. I find A*Men to generally be a brighter scent, with the aforementioned chocolate drydown. B*Men is more reserved, but a tad more bitter as well.
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Homme -vs- YSL L'Homme

    I haven't smelled Guerlain Homme but YSL's L'Homme is a pretty sweet and dignified scent.
  24. Thread: Zippo accord?

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    Zippo accord?

    Anyone else enjoy lightly sniffing the post-ignition fumes from a Zippo at a safe healthy distance?
  25. Poll: Re: Where do you visit most on Basenotes? (Other than the Male Fragrance Discussion)

    I really, really like the icons.
  26. Re: Best Fragrance for Passing out Drunk during the NBA Finals

    Kouros. Will blend right in with your piss and the beer.
  27. Re: What's your favorite UNIQUE smelling fragrance?

    I agree with Essential, and Code. There's plenty of similar aquas to Bvlgari Aqua though. Perry Ellis Red 360 is very similar to Acqua Di Gio. Allure Homme Sport is like a few other sport fragrances...
  28. Re: Perfumes and personality goes together example?

    I think your assessment is kinda correct. But I'd imagine someone like that to wear something...at least a tad more expensive.
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    Re: what is the best lemon scent

    Seconding Mugler Cologne, suggesting Yves Saint Laurent L'Homme.
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    Re: Fragrances that have actually made you ill

    Nausea for me arises from dissecting cats and Burberry's The Beat for Men.
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    Re: Appalling Experience with Macy's SA

    How much are small samples at Sephora?
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    Re: Is Issey Miyake for men a classic?

    I like L'Eau d'Issey in the same way I like Le Male.

    Both have gained popularity in recent years. Both are enjoyable to smell. Both smell awful on me.
  33. Thread: Daily Scent?

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    Poll: Re: Daily Scent?

    Yeah, I think Coolwater and Allure Homme are my big ones. Essential is another great one.

    Code is kind of nighttime, but I've got M7 and Antaeus for that too.
  34. Thread: Daily Scent?

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    Poll: Daily Scent?

    I'm a young adult male. What's my most suitable daily scent? I own all of these, and it's just for fun that I'm doing this.
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    Re: My wife think i have an obssesion.

    This may be one of the most beautifully written sentiments out there on fragrance and addiction.

    It deserves a plaque, to be posted onto the wall of Ernie Gallo's Fragrance Abuse Clinic.
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    Re: M7 by Yves Saint Laurent is a masterpiece?

    Asking if a fragrance is a masterpiece is like asking if a certain soccer team is unarguably the best. It just doesn't work.

    If by masterpiece you mean drydown-sillage-accord masterpiece, I would...
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    Re: Calvin Klein CK Free

    I don't hate Calvin Klein like everyone else does.

    I think it'll be decent? Can't say for sure though. Name doesn't do much...impression.
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    Haha, I actually really like that one.

    And to Shamu, just find the link for the picture itself (not the html, the picture file, like the .jpg or .png or rarely .bmp), and then paste it into the ...
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    The new Yves Rocher is decent.

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.5098.jpg

    My vote would be Armani Attitude.

    http://www.uncrate.com/men/images/2007/09/armani-attitude.jpg
  40. Re: I Am King and The Beat for Men win at the Fifi's 2009

    Both rather junky designer fragrances.
  41. Re: Please Rate: Halston Unbound, Issey Miyake, Perry Ellis 360 Red, Versace Blue Jea

    Issey Miyake is inoffensive, and not good if you want to make a statement. It has its bitter bits but other than that is an excellent fragrance to be wearing if you don't want to make a splash but...
  42. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    Perry Ellis 360?
  43. Re: what fragrance on a man will abolish your "straightness" for a while!?

    I tend to have the opposite happen to me. When a girl wears Emporio Armani He...

    Hahaha.
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    Re: What scent would a MURDERER wear?

    Er...no mention of Dior's Poisons?
  45. Re: What are your favorite fragrances on a woman?

    Angel, typically. Alien's nice too. Bvlgari Black, also.
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    Re: Any designer frags with INTENSE strength?

    I like M7 and Versace Blue Jeans, although Blue Jeans is not overpowering to me.

    One really powerful scent that comes to mind is Burberry's The Beat for Men.
  47. Re: I am not gonna try it again..and I swear it this time.....

    Perry Ellis 360. Far too sour-bitter-boring.
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    Sticky: Re: cologne that makes women melt?

    In this respect, although it's not complex enough to be esoteric, Armani Code works like fire.
  49. Re: Teen-Scent Wasteland: Marketing to the 13-24 Year Set

    Admittedly I definitely do, but I do spend money on samples and the like on niche houses.
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    Re: Everyday Scent - Longevity Issue, AAGGRRR!!

    Try Versace Blue Jeans, if you're younger.
  51. Re: You throw the empty bottle of a perfume to the garbage?

    If I had a bottle of that I'd be doing the same.

    Actually I wonder how cologne burns?
  52. Re: Teen-Scent Wasteland: Marketing to the 13-24 Year Set

    I do find it sick. I feel like if a teenager wants to get into quality fragrances, one should start in quality designer and niche houses. If you haven't smelled anything by Guerlain you shouldn't...
  53. Re: Has Boucheron Fragrance been taken over by L'Oreal?

    I can't answer your question, but I can say that if it was true I'd be very sad. The esoteric effect would be all but gone.
  54. Re: The Scent that drives you wild that your GF/Wife wears?

    That one works especially well on my lady. The notes dry down quite well. ;)

    All kiddings aside I enjoy Shalimar and Angel on my girl. Typical, I know.
  55. Re: You throw the empty bottle of a perfume to the garbage?

    I refill my Shalimar bottles with goat piss and sell them to my mother's annoying friends.

    No, that's a lie.
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    Re: Which perfume makes you feel sexy?

    I can't get off my girl when she's got Angel, Shalimar, or Agent Provocateur Strip on.
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    Re: If I Like AdG What Will I Like

    If you like AdG, you might also like freshly excreted cat piss.

    Just kidding. I just don't like Acqua di Gio.
  58. Re: Information on Knize Fragrances (Including Knize Forest!!!)

    Knize is considered niche, correct?
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday, 03 May 09

    Versace Blue Jeans!
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    Carolina Herrera.

    Mostly the male stuff that I'm curious about. Are 212 and 212 Sexy any good? Or do they just smell like cat piss to everyone?
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    Re: Hugo Element vs Boss Elements

    Hugo Element's sample smelled kinda Ed Hardy/Usher cheap to me.
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    80's Powerhouse Male Fragrances

    I've heard that term used very frequently here on BN, and I'm not sure what it really means.

    So far I've gathered that it includes:

    * Chanel Antaeus
    * Yves Saint Laurent Kouros
    * Givenchy...
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    Re: The Most Sensual Fragrance Poll!

    I would say Armani Code, Chanel Antaeus, Rive Gauche pH, or your own flipping pheromones.
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    Re: The Most Overrated/Underrated Fragrance

    I'm not surprised M7 isn't mentioned here. I love my M7, even though I guess it does have a bit too much hype, at least here on BN.

    For overrated I'm going to say Acqua di Gio and Lacoste Booster...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Found YSL Opium at TJ Maxx for $15 at 1.7 oz...
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    Re: Azzaro PH and Rive Gauche PH..doubt...

    You can get something that cheap or even cheaper on eBay. Genuine 4.2oz Rive Gauche PH.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I'm rather a newbie to fragrances myself, but I've found a good bit of stuff at my local TJ Maxx. I'd like to ask you all if there's any I should get?

    I've seen: CK Man, Cool Water Cool Summer,...
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    Re: Cologne and types of music?

    I'm definitely feeling that. :)
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    I'm a high-school student myself, and thus find myself paying for everything. Which is why I don't have a lot, but here it is!

    http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m183/theroninexe/IMG_3091.jpg
    ...
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    Re: Wish I could smell all these... ♡

    Easy, tigers.
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    Re: Armani Code Summer

    Not so in my opinion. The original Armani code didn't have that many notes to start with.
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    Re: Spotted at TJMaxx

    Hey girls.

    My local TJ Maxx and Marshall's don't stock anything but cheap Britney Spears and the entire Elizabeth Arden lineup...
  73. Re: What quality defines an "aromatic" fragrance?

    I've always known "aromatic" as involving a certain smell of benzene, a six-ringed carbon.
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    Cologne and types of music?

    What type of music would you interpret your favorite cologne to be?

    I myself see my Yves Saint Laurent M7 as a slow, bass-heavy electro tune, like Cirez D's Punch Drunk.

    Or Versace's Blue Jeans...
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    Feerie by Van Cleef & Arpels.

    Is that bottle not gorgeous?

    Not for $120, I know, but...venturing away from the price, is it not?
  76. Re: What Scent do you wear for a Surgical Operation?

    I prefer Armani Code.

    The right concentration of it has them thinking the operation's already complete.
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