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    Re: songs that mention fragrances

    Journey - Don't Stop Believing

    A singer in a smokey room
    A smell of wine and cheap perfume
    For a smile they can share the night
    It goes on and on and on and on
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    Re: songs that mention fragrances

    "For all the girls I might take home, I got the Johnsons Baby Powder and the Polo Cologne..."
  3. Thread: Sniffin` Poll

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    Poll: Re: Sniffin` Poll

    Love smelling my girlfriends hair (on her head... )

    And I love the smell of a freshly glued rubber on a table-tennis racket... The mixture of glue and rubber and wood just smells amazing to me!
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    Panic! High room temperature!

    Help!
    Temperatures have reached record highs here in Holland.
    My room temperature must be around 32degrees Celcius. It's like a sauna...
    When I hold a frag bottle it feels warm, around...
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    M. Micallef... opinions?

    Hi all,

    Has anyone got experience with scents by M. Micallef?
    I ran across these at a nice boutique. They're not listed in the directory and I had not heard of them previously.
    They got some...
  6. Thread: Mosquitos

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    Re: Mosquitos

    easy on me guys!! ;)
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    Re: My favorite smell in the world

    Gaultier2
  8. Japanese researchers extract vanillin from cowdung

    Vanilla note in your fragrance anyone??? ;D

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060304/ap_on_sc/cow_dung_gasoline
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    Rive Gauche intense or regular?

    Do they differ a lot?
    which one do you prefer?
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    Re: What was your wedding day scent?

    Basala
    don't wear it anymore, I'm divorced
  11. Thread: Only Guerlain

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    Re: Only Guerlain

    I also love L'Instant. Only wished the topnotes lasted longer, I just love that top note (kind of rotten wood smell). I have the EdP, is the topnote more pronounced in the EdT version?
  12. Re: The Most Honest Recommendation You've Heard

    Any recommendation I get on Basenotes...
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    Re: So what did everyone get today???

    I got Tommy Cologne

    Oh well...
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    Re: SoTD Sunday Dec 25 Christmas Day!

    DZING!
    So I smell like the barn where Christ was born
  15. Re: I think that I found my holy grail scent...

    I'm a big fan of 2 Man!

    Comforting... that would be the one word to describe it. Wood, smoke. Very balanced indeed.
    I don't know how to describe it, it smells mysterious. Whenever I wear it I...
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    Re: why don't ladies like Amouage

    If my wife refuses to wear a certain scent to bed, I just spray it on her while she's asleep...



    Preferably in her eyes...
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    Re: What's in this collection?

    Xeryus in front of Tsar
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    Re: What's in this collection?

    New West (yellow cap)
    Smalto pour Homme and Molto Smalto
    Armani pour homme
    United Colours of Benetton in the back with green lettering
    Another Davidoff Zino just behind the Smalto's
    Drakkar...
  19. Re: Help! Serge Lutens cheap, which to choose...

    to olfactoryfriend:


    It's a discount for cardholders of that department store. I got 2 vouchers and I'll be using them both, sorry...
    If I don't like Chergui, I'll consider swapping.
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    Re: What's gonna be your scent this Christmas?

    LOL ;D ;D
  21. Re: Help! Serge Lutens cheap, which to choose...

    Got Chergui :)

    I might go back to get one more...
    Ambre Sultan?
    Santal Blanc?
    I already have Daim Blond.
  22. Thread: i need advice

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    Re: i need advice

    What kind of fragrances are you looking for, what do you like?
    Woody? Sweet?, Fresh/aqua? Expensive?

    Give us some more info, the great people here can give you some great recommendations!
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    What's gonna be your scent this Christmas?

    Well?
  24. Re: Help! Serge Lutens cheap, which to choose...

    Only the export line. It's a Christmas sale at a regular department store....
    So unfortunately no Musc Koublai Khan... :(
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    Re: Wanna play the Fragrance Game??

    Cheap: van Gils, Boss
    Expensive: Clive Christian
    Sexy: Chanel Coco
    Boring: Boss
    Vomit: Cool Water
    Heaven: Daim Blond
    Long-lasting: Nemo
    Short-lasting: Paul Smith Extreme
    Mysterious: Dzing!...
  26. Help! Serge Lutens cheap, which to choose...

    I can get Serge Lutens' with discount, so I'm going shopping tomorrow ;)

    Which do you recommend?
  27. Fragrances that get better sillage with drydown

    I get this with Bvlgari Black.
    It starts very light, barely noticable on my skin. I have to hold my wrist against my nose to smell something. But after about 2 hours it has dried down and it has...
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    J del Pozo in Black "for Women"

    Anyone know this? Marketed towards women, but I smelled it today and I'd wear it. Nice and sweet, gourmandish. Reminds me a bit of HM, Rochas Man.

    Description: JP IN BLACK was launched by the...
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    Re: Ungaro III question

    Is Ungaro III going to be discontinued??
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    Re: Breath easily frags

    You should avoid buying fragrances blind...
  31. Re: Suggest some discontinued fragrances to look f

    New West by Aramis
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    Re: Bond scents in Europe?

    Almost 200euro's for 100ml...
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    Re: Don't want to be a virgin anymore! (MPG)

    I got Eau des Iles.
    While other MPG's smelled quite good, none of them smelled "different" but Iles.
    They are all very high quality and all smell nice, but my opinion is that they are a bit too...
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    Don't want to be a virgin anymore! (MPG)

    I'm tired of being a MPG-virgin...
    There's this place where I can get pretty much the whole MPG-line. This is kinda neat considering I live in the Netherlands...

    So, what's a good MPG to start...
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    Re: What did you wear in college?

    Boss Elements
    Cerutti Image
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    Re: I Love Coffee Scents--Any Suggestions?

    New Haarlem
    Strong cafe latte
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    Re: my Caron observations

    I love Caron. All their scents smell unique and they're a classy perfume-house.

    I really disliked Pour Homme when I first tested it. Smelled like "old man cologne", strong lavender, really vile...
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    Re: cheap yet smells good?

    Most people seem to like the Diesel scents.
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    Lanvin Arpege Homme

    Has anyone smelled it?
    It's in an square bottle with a black circle.
    What are the opinions on Lanvin in general? They don't seem that popular (= not sold in the regular perfume-chains like Douglas)
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    Re: L'Instant EdP got it

    EdT for daytime
    EdP for evenings
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    Re: A Men or New Haarlem?

    Breaking in credit card?

    Pricewise:
    A*man: small break
    New Haarlem: BIG break ;D ;D
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    Re: L'Instant EdP got it

    On the bottom of the bottle it says EdP
    On the box both Extreme and EdP

    The EdP dries down quite powdery compared to the EdT. And it has extreme longevity...
    I prefer the EdP over the EdT
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    L'Instant EdP got it

    Is it really hard to get outside of Europe?
    I got mine at the regular perfume store in Holland.
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    Re: The BEST Fragrance House

    L'Artisan, Caron, Lutens, Comme des Garcons
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    Apekrul: Antwerpen

    Hello Apekrul,

    I'm going to Antwerpen next week.
    Which shops can you recommend for buying scents (of course)?
    Not too far from the centre, I will only stay one day and me and some buddies will...
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    Re: Do you stock up on discontinued frags?

    Is Ungaro III going to be discontinued?
    I was held a tester in my hand last Thursday, admiring the bottle...
    Didn't spray it on though.
  47. Re: I want reco's on strong 80's type fragrances..

    Drakkar Noir
    Kouros
    Lapidus pour Homme
    Xeryus
    Obsession
    Fahrenheit
    Anteaus
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    Re: What scent to wear out tonight?

    I don't think Dzing! is "weird" either... I just love it, smells like some kind of candy to me (I think your use of the word "yummy" describes it best). But some on Basenotes think it smells like...
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    What scent to wear out tonight?

    Hi,

    What frag should I wear tonight?
    I'm meeting some buddies and some Japanese girls at this karaoke-place.
    After that we'll be heading for the discotheque for a Halloween themed party.
    Of...
  50. Re: All this Gaultier2 talk is making me sick...

    I think Gaultier2 smells like my sneakers... No not the old sweaty ones :)
    Sprayed G2 on my hand the other day(sticker on tester read "try it on your skin" or something like that).
    After that I...
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    London: Harrods

    Does anyone know if Harrods has "niche" brands?
  52. Thread: piper nigrum

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    Re: piper nigrum

    Maybe Harrods?
    I'm just guessing... Harrods looks like a place where they would have niche brands...
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    Re: The classic Egoiste movie (and more)

    From imdb.com:

    Born in Milan, Italy, Paolo Seganti used the boxing ring as a surrogate stage, winning the Italian Amateur Championship within six months and continuing fighting and acting...
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    Re: The classic Egoiste movie (and more)

    The guy is the actor who played the role of Grimaldi(?) or something in the tv soap "As the World Turns"... My ex-girlfriend used to watch that a long time ago...
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    David Beckham scent

    I just saw a commercial on tv for the David Beckham scent.
    Has anyone smelled it? Just wondering... I doubt I'll buy it...
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    Re: What were your biggest "WOW" factor scents?

    Dzing!
    Basala
    Daim Blond
    A*men
    Fraiche Passiflore - MPG
  57. Re: "And the award for Best Bottle Design goes to

    L'Anarchiste

    Paul Smith Extreme
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    Re: IF A WOMAN ASKS YOU

    COCO Chanel...
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    Re: IF A WOMAN ASKS YOU

    Fraîche Passiflore from MPG gets me drooling...
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    Re: Banana scents?

    Perhaps Vanille Banane by Comptoir Sud Pacifique. I haven't smelled it but I think it has lots of banana

    Head Notes: Orange, Banana cream
    Heart Notes: Banana cream, Clove
    Base Notes: Vanilla...
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    frag that smells like fireworks

    Hi all,

    Does someone know a frag that smells like fireworks?
    Especially chinese firecrackers?
  62. Comme des Garcons synthetic-series online in EU?

    Hi,
    where can I get the complete Comme des Garcons synthetic line online in Europe?
    Only European Union sites please, I don't want to get the customs duty bill...

    Thanks
  63. Thread: Best Givenchy

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    Re: Best Givenchy

    Gentleman
  64. Thread: American Crew

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    Re: American Crew

    Great products.
    I've used several AC products for some years and I liked them all.
    Too bad they are not readily available in Holland...

    Hair: Pomade, Fiber, Forming Cream, Structure
    Structure...
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    Re: Favorite Ralph Lauren

    Safari.
    Doesn't smell like a mass-market produced scent, unlike a lot of other RL frags
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    Re: Slightly off topic: unscented deodorant

    Try American Crew Sport. Super dry!
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    Cheap: Cielo...

    I was in search of a sweet "chocolate/coffee" scent. Something similar to A*men (which I love, but refuse to buy because everyone recognizes it when you wear it).
    So I was left with few options: HM...
  68. Re: I've stumbled upon several boxes of Nino Cerru

    Get the box!

    this frag is hard to find and it smells unique... So sweet and fresh.
    And if you don't like it I'm pretty sure a lot of people here on BN would be more than willing to help you to...
  69. Re: Which one would you dare to buy without smelli

    Scents that I bought blind after reading comments and reviews on basenotes...:

    Dzing! - l'Artisan
    Passage d'Enfer - l'Artisan
    Bois du Portugal - Creed

    and the one I WILL buy without sampling...
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    Re: SOTD friday august 12

    Dzing!
    First time I'm wearing this scent. The longer I wear it, the more I like it...
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    Re: Recent purchases

    Caron L'Anarchiste
    L'Artisan Dzing!
    L'Artisan Passage d'Enfer
    MPG Fraiche Passiflore (for my girl)

    ordered (but post-office screwed up delivery. Hopefully I can get a refund or they can resend...
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