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    Re: Perfume for a gay man

    Hi, Lucius-

    When the original Gendarme came out (based on herbs and jasmine) it so melded with my natural scent and perspiration and was so pure and different from anything else on the market,...
  2. Unable to post reviews-Internal Server Error

    Since the site came back on board last week, I am unable to post any reviews. I constantly get an "Internal Server Error." Have tried from two different computers. Has anyone else found this...
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    Re: Incense fragrances

    Villoresi's INCENSI and I Profumi's MIRRA are excellent incense scents (try saying that three times fast).
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    Re: Forum Upgrade / BN Bloggers

    Problem - I'm unable to post reviews. I get an Internal Server Error on each attempt as of this morning.

    FYI
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    Basenotes Awards Summaries

    Here's the history of multiple nominations and wins between Best Fragrance and Best New Fragrance.

    Interesting to note that no winner of the Best New Fragrance Award has won the Best Fragrance...
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    Praise for The Perfumed Court - sample heaven

    For a number of months I've been doing extensive internet searches for samples, one here, two there. I dreaded launching my vetiver search, but stumbled on The Perfumed Court which seems to have...
  7. Your Vote for the Sexiest Scent You've Ever Worn

    Have you ever found a scent that made everyone fall in love with you? Without having a clue they were responding to olfactory attraction?

    In my youth I used the original Gendarme for about a...
  8. Thread: Fougeres

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    Re: Fougeres

    Thank you to all who have replied to my question- I have a dozen now to sample.
  9. Thread: Fougeres

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    Fougeres

    I have always been put off by the Fougeres I have tried in the past - mainly due to a sharp, acrid note they all shared, but two recently have given me a delightful surprise.

    I find T&H's GRAFTON...
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    Penhaligon vs Trumper & Truefitt

    Hello, Gentlemen of Basenotes-

    I am most familiar with Truefitt and Hill's scents as well as George F. Trumper's. However, I am totally unfamiliar with Penhaligon. Since these seem to be the...
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    Vetiver Molinard Discontinued

    I was really looking forward to trying this in my search for the perfect vetiver. The descriptions in the Basenotes reviews and comments made by a number of you in response to my original thread had...
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    How to add to "Fragrance Notes"

    How are we able to add to the "Fragrance Notes" section of each scent page, when we are definitely sure of the ingredients, these having been supplied by the perfume company itself in their...
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    Re: Monsieur de Givenchy and Vetyver

    I have gone to Nordstrom's web site and the Vetyver is not listed among their 14 Givenchy products.

    Desperately seeking a sample vial. I am new to Basenotes and don't know how decants work - are...
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    Re: looking for a fresh fragrance

    GENDARME would be my vote - it's based on citrus and herbs - none of the traditional floral or woody notes that can often make for heavy scents.
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    Re: male perfumes psychology

    Jack Dempsey was a fan of Caswell's Red Jasmine, a beautiful women's scent, but wearable by men because of its basenotes.

    My favorite scent is Caswell's Elixir of Love, marketed as a woman's...
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    Re: Discontinued !

    It has always puzzled me how a scent can be discontinued and then completely disappear. The logic of discontinuing a scent for me is that it is not longer selling, i.e. is no longer profitable for...
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    EDT, CDP and EDC

    I have found the above three initial groupings stated after particular scent lists on this website and am in the dark as to what they mean.

    Could someone enlighten me please?
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    Re: The search for the perfect Vetiver Cologne

    My thanks to the seven people who have initially answered my post - Chayaruchama, Pluran, Aaron 01, Thenmarcher, Dreamchaser, Nicolas V and Wicozani. I will take all of your advice and...
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    Re: Strong in sandalwood and lavender...

    Caron's Pour Un Homme has a light powdery lavender scent - it may be softened with an ingredient that is vanilla-esque such as heliotrope - I'm not sure. This is practically identical to...
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