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  1. Re: Monotheme Black - Leather or Amber Wood?

    Amber Wood is nothing similar to Gucci pour Homme. It's basically a really dry, dark and stern leathery-woody - and kind of "oudish" - scent. I can send you a sample of that if you want to test...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th February 2015

    http://www.larosadeiventiprofumi.com/public/shop/prodotti/NARCISO_RODRIGUEZ_FOR_HIM.jpg
  3. [International] Re: Rare, discontinued & vintage stuff! Patou pour Homme, Escada, Lancome, Versace...

    Bump! Some removed, some added.
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    Re: Similar to Nemo by Cacharel?

    I don't get any similarity with Gucci pour Homme 2 honestly. Nemo is quite a unique "oddity" which doesn't really resemble to pretty much anything else.
  5. Re: What is your strategy/structure/system...?

    Ever thought about not dealing with it and just grab & spray whatever you feel? :D
  6. Re: Memo now available in the US at Luckyscent & Aedes De Venustas!

    I find this line cheap and negligible to say the least - especially the leathers. Americans, support your local indie houses! :D
  7. Re: Where can I buy this perfume? / what is it? :)

    Try contact them. https://www.facebook.com/vbrandgroup/photos/a.1545959908988274.1073741829.1545942348990030/1555134468070818/?type=1&permPage=1
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    Re: Envy For Men Gucci Alternative

    Carven Homme. Really similar (and superior, if you want my opinion).
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    Re: Which fragrance blogs do you read?

    I was reading this:

    https://bigslyfragrance.wordpress.com/

    and realised pretty much all posts are a sort of obsessive, stalking-like bashing of this other blog:
    ...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    You mean the Jazz Prestige? I already love that scent, this was just a lucky ass back-up I found. :D It's a spicier & "crisper" version of Jazz basically!
  11. Re: Talk to me about Hermes Bel Ami and its neighbours

    Perfect!
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    http://s2.postimg.org/wqwc18a6x/IMG_20150224_135524.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th February 2015

    This (copycat) gem!

    http://www.larosadeiventiprofumi.com/public/shop/prodotti/missoni.olympios.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    A friend just gifted me another bottle of this - I can finally bath in this!

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.1022.jpg
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    Re: Compliments

    Nah. Plenty of good scents around. Plus I said smell good - Invictus smells good and is a shit scent. So are thousands of other fragrances. I mean that to get a compliment it's enough to smell nice,...
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    Re: Compliments

    A thing I don't understand about compliments is the way they shall be referred to you. I mean that if someone tells you your scent smells good, they're complimenting the scent, the people which...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    Vintage:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.648.jpg
  18. Re: I for the life of me cant understand why Xerjoff Nio is praised with such high regard

    I for the life of me cant understand why Xerjoff is praised with such high regard.
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    Re: In search of a lost perfume, HELP

    Maybe something by Taxor? Their "Calinda for Men" had a similar logo.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 22nd February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.5651.jpg
  21. Re: How Special Do You Find Theorema Uomo ?

    I saw it in a couple of small perfume shops here in Milano... it's allegedly "rare" but in reality it isn't that much. And personally I don't like it - as you say, just a synthetic woody-fresh office...
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    "Subway toilet" (Dior's Leather Oud)
  23. Re: Any hope Gucci will bring back Nobile, Envy or Rush with Giannini's departure?

    I fear they wouldn't sell enough. Which by the way may probably be the reason why they discontinued them in the first place. And if they didn't sell back then, I can't imagine how would they sell...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Another "wow" today. A feminine one, but easily wearable by men as well - basically an iris-violet-vetiver-patchouli musky delight.

    http://www.novimagazin.rs/public/uploads_ck/images/o_17248.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 22nd February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.689.jpg
  26. Re: LATTAFA - 58 Releases in 2014 - General Discussion thread

    I have that too, it's really nice. It's basically sweet-vanillic woods and oud with amber and incense. A bit gourmand-ish at first, then it becomes "woodier".
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    Re: Going out scentless.

    "Extremely passionate about psychology"? You mistake "obsessions" with "addictions", and even "lol" at people you consider obsessed. You're sure the word was "psychology"?
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21st February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.1940.jpg
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    Re: Ameer Al Oudh

    I completely agree, I'm really happy with the purchase as well. Absolute quality for the price!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21st February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.693.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th February 2015

    http://images.delcampe.com/img_large/auction/000/149/813/298_001.jpg?v=2
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    Re: Fenugreek

    Promethée by Durbano
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.11791.jpg
  34. Re: Florentine Iris by Ermenegildo Zenga.

    I couldn't have said it better! Longevity is great, it's utterly versatile and pleasant, especially with colder days. It's a "sharp" kind of iris, so as others have said, don't expect andy rootiness...
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    Re: Gucci PHII praise

    A really good one indeed.
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    Re: Need some advice on "gothic" perfumes

    I would second 99% of these, by far - I think I share Darvant's concept of "goth" (must be the Italian DNA). I would just add Caraceni 1913 and vintage Bogart's Furyo.
  37. Re: YSL M7, new vs. old formula, need some help

    So now, after years of bashing any other heretic version which didn't belong to the holy period 2002-2007, I got for free a reformulated bottle of this (2009). It's been a while I did not wear this...
  38. [International] Re: WW | Patchouli Boheme, Cerruti, Caron, Jourdan, Biagiotti, Ungaro, Revillon, Gucci, Molyneux...

    Bump! A couple of rare gems added.
  39. Re: what to look for in a collectors perfume store

    I would get many of those as an "investment".
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    http://s29.postimg.org/4z1rxgqdz/2015_02_19_12_25_09_1.jpg
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    http://parfumanica.by/d/219649/d/jacques-bogart---furyo.jpg
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 19 Feb 2015

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.5753.jpg
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    Re: What happened to Katie?

    Never heard about her, but if she's this Katie, she seems alive.

    https://twitter.com/katiepuckrik
  44. Re: An innovative idea for using up excess juice

    Lol - my girlfriend too. And we're both smokers.
  45. Re: What Are The Best Tobacco Colognes...Without The Sweet, Honey Or Powder?

    Out of the several tobacco fragrances I know, I perfectly agree with this. They're all quite sweet and most of the times a bit boring, or naif. While vintage Equipage is still the best rendition ever...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th February 2015

    Florentine Iris! Perfect weather for that.
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    Re: Youtube Reviewers.............

    That tacky ripoff of Jopp Homme? Oh, I see. :D
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    Re: Youtube Reviewers.............

    They are easier to get, easier to review, they let you get more views. But I'm happy with that - it would be a nightmare to see bros like robes08 reviewing vintages, I can't imagine the bullshit they...
  49. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    Fumerie Turque (50 ml) and a small 25 ml of vintage Hermès Equipage - I had backups of both obviously.
  50. Re: what to look for in a collectors perfume store

    Seconding many tips from what I see - Coriolan, Lagerfeld Classic, Givenchy Insensé, Dior Jules, YSL Jazz, Cacharel Nemo, Capucci Punjab (maybe), Rochas Moustache even if it's AS, Revillon French...
  51. Re: Thoughts on Tiziana Terenzi Gold Rose Oudh

    One of the best rose-oud fragrances, if not the best one - among "Western" ones, at least. Surely the best by that house. I would strongly recommend that!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th February 2015

    Afternoon:

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.3062.jpg
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    Re: A Vetiver for summer

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/30900.jpg?width=320
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    Re: What is your 'simple' favourite?

    Comme des Garçons Vettiveru
    Montana Graphite
    Les Néréides Patchouli Antique
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th February 2015

    http://www.perfume4u.co.uk/acatalog/chanel_antaeus_main.jpg
  56. Re: Would it be crude to give our unwanted fragrances to the homeless?

    This, for sure.
  57. Re: Ormonde Man Made to Measure Parfum 50% Concentration

    "Made to measure".
  58. Re: a scent that you like but others/most don't seem to like

    I came here to write that!
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    Sorry, what? Did I say that about Terre d'Hermès? I like that scent.



    Well, if you define them "three of the most obnoxious scents on the world", you would agree it's pretty hard for us to...
  60. Re: What are your 'workhorse' fragrances?(most versatile)

    Not that I wear those particularly often, but these are the ones I could grab blind any time of the year and be always happy for the choice:

    Gucci pour Homme I & II
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Balmain's...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 15th February 2015

    http://images.getprice.com.au/products/203-coriolan-guerlain-edt.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 15th February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.1119.jpg
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    Re: Is there a "THE" fragrance?

    Kouros and Fahrenheit are two milestones of perfumery any fragrance fan of any age would recognise as such. Polo, I agree it's nothing memorable, but defining them "obnoxious" is pure nonsense. And...
  64. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26139734-1037.jpg
  65. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/418OKHHcobL._SY355_.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th February 2015

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  67. Re: Tell me about Lattafa's Ameer Al-Oudh edp

    I perfectly agree with all of this! And me too I recommend the blind buy if you're into those notes. It's really pleasant to wear and costs pennies.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th February 2015

    http://s23.postimg.org/7uxxa0tej/IMG_20150213_175849.jpg
  69. Re: Guys with 10+ bottles in their collection, do dates/girlfriends/wives/friends look at you funny?

    Most probably I would never date in the first place the type of girl which looks at you funny just because of perfumes - I usually smell close-mindedness quite quickly and that's a big dealbreaker...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th February 2015

    Gucci pour Homme II after shower!
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Love that!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.25826.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    http://s14.postimg.org/mby6vxsf5/IMG_20150212_105849.jpg
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    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    I think most of the tips don't take into account the key fact - the guy is shy. You can't really tell him things like "go there and ask" or "just tell them you won't buy anything if I can't get a...
  75. Re: In your opinion, does it take a certain kind of guy to wear Aventus?

    Precisely. :D
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    Re: designer/niche

    Wouldn't be useful - if it isn't there already - to have here on BN a sort of "pinned thread" which explains these and other terms?
    Anyway I think the only objective parameter is to consider the...
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    Re: CREED Is The Best?

    Bit paranoid, isn't it? It doesn't look like that to me. Or at least not in those terms - it's obvious than any fragrance fan at some point will consider himself knowledgeable enough to separate good...
  78. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Extreme ~ new fragrance

    Up! Anyone else tested both? What are the differences, if any? Being a huge fan of the "normal" version I'd be tempted to get this too, but I've not had the chance to sample it yet.
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    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    Never asked for a sample in store in my life, I perfectly understand about being shy as I am too much myself. I usually get them from friends or swaps!
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Sometimes I go niche too.

    http://cf5.souqcdn.com/item/2013/05/24/52/38/32/9/item_L_5238329_2071477.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th February 2015

    This, which in a parallel universe would be a niche scent everyone would be raving about:

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61KgbQsFNPL._SY300_.jpg
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    Re: Favourite Forgotten Fragrances

    For sure!
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    I was sure that would have been the first reply to the thread :D But actually my point was more about names of perfumes, I am fine with words or other common acronyms, but like Johnny stated above, I...
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    Re: CREED Is The Best?

    I don't get the need of opening a thread in the first place just to express an opinion, or trying to establish a "best" of I don't know what. I mean it's obvious it will become another endless...
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    Devil is in in the details my friend.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 9th February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.10631.jpg
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    http://www.pierce.com.au/images/scaled/220x_Sign-Emergency-Eye-Wash.jpg
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    Petition to ban acronyms

    I wore LIDGE the other day, today I'll go DHI for my SOTD, was undecided between some TFPB too, hey is that a MFK you're wearing?

    I mean: why, my dear bro? Do you get charged for writing the...
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    Re: Is this Vintage Azzaro pour Homme?

    Calling the experts here, out of curiosity, which one comes first for you? See the 2-3 differences - different cap, different things written on the bottle. They smell slightly, but surprisingly...
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    Re: Negative Comments

    Countless from my girlfriend.
  91. Re: Looking for a Fahrenheit alternative.

    Yes, it was!
  92. Re: A shocking fact : Creed is completely unknown in France's perfume shops

    Exactly! :D
  93. Re: What's the most uncommon large fragrance bottle you've ever owned or heard of?

    http://www.ebay.it/itm/Profumo-Ferrari-Rosso-Edt-1650-ml-da-collezione-/121565045452?pt=Profumi&hash=item1c4dd762cc
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    Re: Frag for bearded guy

    If it's a bearded man, then I guess some fougères, maybe the "dirtier" ones. If it's a bearded hipster douche, then whatever unrelevant "underwear dropper".
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8th February 2015

    https://www.perfumela.com/images/full/Xeryus3.3Spray.jpg
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    Re: once you go niche you never go back!

    Oh Jesus.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7th February 2015

    https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/60/11/7d/60117d2ea9d42075fccbd0594a49c2ce.jpg
  98. Re: A shocking fact : Creed is completely unknown in France's perfume shops

    That was a bit aggressive but I agree to some extent to this - I mean that I agree on the fact that many Creed fanboys are probably convinced Creed is - or however must be - really a huge thing...
  99. Re: A shocking fact : Creed is completely unknown in France's perfume shops

    No surprise, the same here too. If you go in any perfume shop in Milano, 99% of the shop assistants won't know anything except what they have in shop and have been trained to know and remember.
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    Re: Jovan Private Label / Blind Buy ?

    You mean Jovoy Private Label? That's a good dark "oily" vetiver scent and the price is almost decent. Performance is great, it's powerful and lasts for ages.
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