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  1. Re: Ok guys help me out...Tobacco Vanille or Chergui??? I can't make up my mind!

    They're both great scents, but if I had to choose one, I'd go with TV. It may be stronger, sweeter, and more linear, but if it smells great, does it really matter if it's linear? For me, the answer...
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    Re: What are you wearing for Thanksgiving?

    I'm leaning toward Habit Rouge EDC.
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    Re: The Perfume Guide - Confusing reviews

    I thought so too!
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 25 November 09

    Dior Homme
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    Re: Biggest LOVES of 2009?

    I've really enjoyed Grey Vetiver, Fille en Aiguilles, and Fat Electrician. Pure Malt was pretty good as well.
  6. Thread: The list!

    by curtis.w
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    Re: The list!

    I think he just assumed everyone knew number 14 was Eau Sauvage :D
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    Re: L'Occitane Labdanum Eau De Parfum

    All I got to smell was the topnotes, and I didn't get to experience those for very long, but it seems like, so far, the consensus is that it wasn't really worth smelling for longer. Thanks for your...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 24 November 09

    Encre Noire
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    L'Occitane Labdanum Eau De Parfum

    My girlfriend and I stopped by L'Occitane last night, and I sprayed a strip with their new Labdanum EDP. I didn't have much time to experience it before getting back to the car and misplacing the...
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    Re: Between these two, which would you pick?

    For much the same reasons everyone else has noted, I'd go with the one with the great basenotes.
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 23 November 2009

    SL - Borneo 1834
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2009

    Lolita Lempicka au Masculin
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    Re: Favorite Bargain

    Where did you find those?!!?
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Black Orchid Voile de Fleur is a feminine scent, a peppery white floral. I enjoy it on my girlfriend, but I don't find anything masculine about it and personally wouldn't feel comfortable wearing...
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    Re: Spraying the Chest?

    I typically wear an undershirt, and I always apply to my chest. I find that it doesn't produce a whole lot of sillage, but it does allow me to get a whiff of whatever I'm wearing, especially when...
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, 21st November, 2009

    Bulgari Black
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    Re: S o t D, Friday, 20 November 2009

    Chanel Egoiste
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    Poll: Re: best peppermint for you? try one

    Geranium pour Monsieur is very pepperminty, so much so that you can feel it tingle on your skin; it's an enjoyable and artistic scent, but it just wasn't my style.

    I enjoy Herba Fresca as well,...
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    Re: S o t D : Thursday, November 19, 2009

    Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 18 November 2009

    Six Scents Series One #3
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    Re: Current Obsessions (3rd Quarter '09)

    To try:
    1. SL - MKK
    2. CDG - Vettiveru
    3. FM - L'eau D'Hiver

    To buy:
    1. ELDO - Fat Electrician
    2. Six Scents - Series One #3
    3. SL - Fille en Aiguilles
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 17 November 2009

    Dior Homme
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    Re: S o t D: Monday 16 November 2009

    ELDO - Fat Electrician
  24. Re: Name your absolute favorite office fragrances

    Chanel PM Concentree
    Eau Sauvage
    M; Men
    Grey Vetiver
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, 15th November, 2009

    SL - Borneo 1834
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    Re: The Best Fragrance Houses

    Most of the time, I can only find one or two from a house that I'm into enough to own or want to own, but there are a few that make it:

    SL - Borneo 1834, Chergui, Fille en Aiguilles
    Comme des...
  27. Poll: Re: Which 70s/80s inexpensive "power frag" do you wear most often?

    I don't wear any of those. In fact, I think the only ones I've smelled are Z-14 and Azzaro...
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    Re: S.O.T.D - Saturday 14th November 2009

    ELDO - Fat Electrician (from a sample)

    I'm really enjoying this and hope to get a bottle soon (maybe for Christmas?).
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    Re: S.O.T.D ...FRIDAY the 13th of November,09

    Six Scents - Series One - Number Three. From a sample.

    This is darned good, and I want it after half a wear. I wanted it thirty seconds after I put it on paper.
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    Re: Good first vetiver fragrance?

    I'm with MP23 on Tom Ford's Grey Vetiver. It's a nice intro to the note and isn't quite so polarizing as Guerlain's, which I can't stand. Also, L'Occitane's Vetyver is a nice "easy" vetiver with...
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    Re: What is your best inexpensive frag purchase

    Though it's not something I'm willing to pay retail for, I would definitely pick up a bottle of Antidote for $20! I wonder where that was...
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    Re: What is your best inexpensive frag purchase

    Gucci pour Homme 1.7 or Matsaki Matshushima - M; Men 2.5 oz; each were about $25.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 12 Nov 09

    Thierry Mugler - A*Men
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    Re: How long do you keep your cologne?

    Like others have said, if you take good care of them, they should last until the bottle's empty! That's how long I'm planning to keep mine...
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    Re: What is a good 'Winter' Cologne?

    CK Intense Euphoria Men is a good winter scent, especially for around the holidays. I'd mention more, but I think the rest of my recommendations have already been said :)
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    Re: A*MEN smells like cold chocolate milk?

    Nonsense! I felt that way for quite a while, but it's good in the heat too. Sure, you should probably spray a little less, but it definitely works, though with a different feel.
  37. Re: Consistency - Is there a frag you like each and every time you wear it?

    I rotate fragrances enough that this never really happens to me. Every morning (or afternoon, sometimes, on the weekends), I choose what I want to smell for the rest of the day, and it's always...
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    Re: SotD, Wednesday, 11 November '09

    TF - Grey Vetiver
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 10 November 2009

    SL - Borneo 1834
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    Re: A*MEN smells like cold chocolate milk?

    I don't understand why an unfamiliar association, such as this one with chocolate milk, is a negative thing. I enjoy finding weird notes or accords that remind me of other things. If I could find...
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    Re: Dior Les Creations de Monsieur?

    Are these only available at Dior boutiques? Anyone have any idea of the distribution?
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    Re: ~SotD Monday 11th November 2009~

    Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday, 8 November 2009

    CK - Euphoria Men Intense
  44. Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    I think the first scent I bought after joining was Lolita Lempicka au Masculin...
  45. Re: Have You Ever Been "The Skunk at the Picnic"?

    The first time I wore Borneo 1834 to work (I know, I know, it's strong, but I have my own office!), I wore 3 sprays and didn't seem to get much of it later in the afternoon, so the next time I wore...
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    Re: MICHAEL KORS (for men) vs. GUCCI POUR HOMME

    This is a bit off-topic, I know, but where is Michael Kors for men available? I can't recall having seen it any of the usual places, and I just checked websites for Sephora, Macy's, and Nordstrom,...
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 7 November 2009

    Bulgari Black !
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    Re: Has Chanel Egoiste been discontinued??

    I don't think that's too far from the truth, from my experience.
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    Re: The Most Expensive Purchases

    The most I've paid for a fragrance was about $130 for a bottle of Borneo 1834. At this point, I can't see spending more than that for a scent, but I am hoping to spend about that on several other...
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    Re: Juciest Scents

    Eau Sauvage has always come across as very juicy to me.
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    Poll: Re: How many blind buys do you make?

    I've never bought blind, but I'm thinking I may have to start in the near future. It's too tempting sometimes!
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    Re: SotD Friday, 6th Nov '09

    Caron - L'Anarchiste
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    Re: What makes a seasonal scent?

    I don't know where you live, but A*Men in July is just fine for California! It's a different wear than in the winter, which is when I usually wear it, but to me it's still enjoyable, surprisingly,...
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    Re: < SOTD > Thursday >

    Guerlain - Habit Rouge EDC
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    Re: Special Thanks to Guerlain

    How nice of them! That's really going out of the way...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 4th Nov '09

    Encre Noire
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 3 Nov 09

    SL - Borneo 1834
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    Re: I've Never Been to Sephora...

    This is true! They usually keep Bulgari Black (one of my favorites that they carry) over there.
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    Re: I've Never Been to Sephora...

    They carry most mainstream designer lines (Gucci, CK, Tom Ford, Kenzo, D&G, Armani, Polo, Guerlain, Chanel, etc.), though I have found that different locations carry different scents (I've only been...
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    Re: S o t D: Monday, November 2, 2009

    L'Occitane - Eau des Baux
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    Re: S o t D November 1st 2009

    SL - Fumerie Turque
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    Re: S o t D: Friday, October 30, 2009

    A*Men
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    Re: S o t D: Thursday, 29 October 2009

    TF - Grey Vetiver
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    Re: Top 10 Fall 2009

    10? That seems like a challenge when I have just over 20 scents. I'll try, in a sort of vague top-to-bottomish order:

    SL - Borneo 1834
    TF - Tobacco Vanille
    Chanel Egoiste
    Gucci pour Homme...
  65. Thread: Coke scents

    by curtis.w
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    Re: Coke scents

    I get a cola note (though it tends toward root beer) from Armani Prive Ambre Soie.
  66. Re: Which is the best CITRUS fragrance (for men or unisex)?

    I'm not the biggest citrus fan, but my favorite is Eau Sauvage.
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    Re: S o t D: Wednesday, 28 October 2009

    SL - Borneo 1834
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    Re: Warm gourmand-ish designer scents for winter

    Another for Rochas Man!

    Also, though not necessarily gourmand, but possibly gourmand-ish, I'd suggest CK Intense Euphoria Men and Gucci Envy.
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    Re: There can only be one. Devotion upheld.

    This is how I feel too. Even if I felt there was only one, I doubt I'd want to find it.
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 October 2009

    SL - Borneo 1834
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    Re: Bold statement

    EN. Avignon is great (though I prefer Zagorsk in this line), but I'd have a hard time describing it as bold.
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    Re: What would Danny Zuko wear?

    CDG: Garage!
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    Re: Why did you choose your Basenotes name?

    Was feeling lazy and uncreative. First name.last initial.
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    Re: S o t D: Monday, 26 October 2009

    Caron L'Anarchiste
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    Re: Tom Ford Voile de Fleur

    They share a few notes, but they're entirely different fragrances. VdF is much lighter, a peppery white floral, while the original BO is much heavier and, in my opinion, much more masculine. ...
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    Re: Your top 3 everyday, workhorse fragrances.

    M; Men, L'Occitane Vetyver, Dior Homme.
  77. Re: Help me find Guerlain’s Spiritueuse Double Vanille...

    It's one of their exclusives and, as such, is only sold through Guerlain boutiques or other select locations (the Neiman Marcus in San Francisco has them). You can go to their website to find...
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    Re: thoughts on Egoiste

    Sillage and longevity are good for me too. I can't imagine this being considered a light scent, and, though my girlfriend isn't too keen on it, I really enjoy how it smells like olives on first...
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    Re: Your Favourite CREED?

    GIT is good, and I enjoy it, but my favorite is probably Orange Spice.
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday, 25 October 2009

    Chanel Egoiste
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    Re: Musc Kublai Khan now at Barneys

    I read about it on a coupon board somewhere (I think it was here?) and then just mentioned it on the phone with them, and they said yes, the shipping was free. I'm not sure if a code is necessary...
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    Re: Favorite Everyday Fragrance

    M; Men, Chanel PM Concentree, Eau Sauvage, Habit Rouge EDC, all work for me...
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    Re: Floating Particles in Burberry Touch

    Are you sure it wasn't in there the whole time? I've heard that it isn't uncommon to have little floaty bits in fragrances, but if it somehow developed in there after 3 years, then I suppose that's...
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    Re: I need help purchasing a new winter scent

    Lots of good suggestions here! I'll add +1s to Gucci Ency and Pour Homme (I) and Chanel Egoiste. CK Intense Euphoria Men is another good one for winter; it's pretty sweet and once the slightly...
  85. Re: Why wasting money looking for the "IT" fragrance?

    Me either.
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 24 October 2009

    Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: Musc Kublai Khan now at Barneys

    I called in an order for Borneo 1834 at theperfumeshoppe.com earlier in the week, and the man who I spoke with told me they'd be getting a shipment of MKK in today. They also have free shipping...
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    Re: S o t D: Friday, 23 October 2009

    Bulgari Black
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 22 October, 2009

    TF - Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Just (finally) ordered a bottle of Borneo 1834. This has been at the top of my wish list for a while, and, in a few days time, it shall be mine! Happy birthday to me (tomorrow...)!
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 21 October, 2009

    Habit Rouge EDC (from a generous Basenoter!)

    "Sweet dust" is the two-word descriptor in the Guide, and I never got that from the EDT, but the EDC is just that, and it's wonderful!
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    Re: Review: L'Artisan Havana Vanille

    I saw above that it's at Luckyscent, but has it shown up in brick and mortar shops yet? If so, I'll be planning a trip soon...
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    Re: S o t D : Tuesday, 20 October 2009

    Lalique - Encre Noire
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    Poll: Re: Rate Your Wardrobe!

    7/10 for me. I like all my scents and love most of them. I can find a scent for any occasion, but it still feels sort of incomplete. A few more bottles (3 or 4) would bump me up a notch or two :D
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    Re: NEW L'Artisan "Al Oudh"

    Like others have said, that bottle is great, but the cap nearly ruins it. I haven't find a L'Artisan scent that really grabbed me. Dzing! was close but didn't end up being the one. This is...
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    Re: Coach Fragrance For Men - Mini Review

    Most scents last really well on me, but this did not, which is too bad, because I did like it while it lasted. The bottle is fantastic, and the scent was pretty darn good, something I'd definitely...
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    Re: S o t D - - Monday, 10.19.09

    L'Occitane - Eau des Baux
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    Re: Chanel Coromandel

    That's probably true. She was probably just trying to give me a sense of urgency so I'd make the purchase right then, which is pretty shady. I'll probably end up ordering it online (no tax and free...
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    Re: Chanel Coromandel

    I really enjoy Coromandel, but find Borneo 1834 more to my tastes. I'm hoping to get my girlfriend a bottle of Coromandel for Christmas, though the last time I was in the Chanel boutique in San...
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    Re: Cedarwood cologne ?????

    Gucci PH is a good, heavy cedar scent, but it's also very smoky, so if you're looking for, maybe, smoldering cedar ashes, then this is the one for you.
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