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    Re: Guerlain Angelique Noire. WOW!!!

    I have to agree this is a bit feminine, but in certain occasions I think men can pull it off. I can always hand it off to my wife or my daughter if I can't use it much. The scent was just too good to...
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    Re: Today I bought January 2016

    Parfums de Marly Oajan

    Guerlain Angelique Noire
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    Guerlain Angelique Noire. WOW!!!

    Picked up a bottle of Angelique Noire from Nordstroms today and I am completely blown away. I have been in the fragrance game for 15 years and I don't think I have ever had the pleasure to experience...
  4. Re: SALE ON ALL KILIAN'S | AVENTUS | GIT | SMW | H.R. Dress Code| PdM HEROD | YSL La Nuit L'Intense

    Very professional transaction. Great product and fast shipping. Will do business with him again for sure.
  5. Re: [WORLDWIDE] creed, tom ford Oud Wood and others, frederic malle, New Encre Noire, & discontinued

    Got my VIW today. Excellent packaging and fast shipping. Very professional transaction. It was a pleasure doing business you, will definitely buy again.
  6. Re: [USA & CANADA] 15u11 15x01!!! Aventus deal 50ml= $65 100ml = $125!!!

    An absolute pleasure to do business with this gentleman. Very professional and the product is top notch. Thank you. Looking forward to doing business with you again in the future.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    So I did a couple of tests.

    First I did "spray the wrist at bed time" - Got up the next morning after about 7 hours, nothing.
    Second, 2 sprays side of neck (1 each), one on chest, and one behind...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Got it from a split on YouTube. I have purchased Aventus and other frags from is this person and have not had problems. This was not really a fault of the splitter, its just a crappy batch.
    ...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    delete
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Good God, 14H01 is absolute crap. Very low longevity, almost no projection, and no sillage. So disappointed. Close skin scent at best.
  11. Re: The worst fragrance store encounter.. EVER!!

    He would had had my size 12 shoe right up his ass after the first spray.
  12. Re: Those with Creed Pure White Cologne, how much did you pay for it?

    I got a 25mL split for $79. I am not too impressed by the fragrance though.
  13. Re: What would you get first, Jubilation XXV or Dia Man?

    Jub XXV.. Dia man sucks.
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    Re: Favorite Creeds by smell only

    Aventus
    GIT
    VIW
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 11, 2014

    Pure Havane
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 10, 2014

    Herod by Parfums de Marly.
  17. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/10/14) Round 2: Versace Pour Homme vs Spicebomb

    Spicebomb
  18. Do you guys feel strange when you don't put on any fragrance?

    To me its like not having any pants on. I rarely leave the house without putting on some kind of cologne on. I keep plenty of decants at the office and store some away in the glove compartment, just...
  19. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/7/14): Tobacco Vanille vs Fierce

    Hardly a battle. The unanimous winner is going to be TV.
  20. Re: Really Disappointed - Dior Homme Intense :-(

    When I first tested DHI I was not impressed at all, but after my nose matured, I absolutely love this fragrance. Same with Tuscan leather, hated it at first, but now its in the top 10 along with DHI....
  21. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/5/14): Pure Malt vs Rose 31

    Pure Malt all the way.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

    Tuscan Leather - unfortunately I over sprayed, and am afraid to leave the office till it dries down.
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    Re: Top 5 Rose scents

    Not my favorite note at all, but to me, Noir de Noir has made it perfect without making the rose scent overbearing.
  24. Poll: Re: Would buy and wear a fragrance if everyone detested it but you loved it?

    "I don't care, what they are going to say", "let the storm rage onnnnnnnnnnnn"

    Yes, I have a little girl and have to listen to this song every morning on the way to school.
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    Re: Valentino Uomo Tested.....

    So I bought a 1.7oz of Nutella and hot chocolate for $75. I love it!!! Was my SOTD, got 2 comps.
  26. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/31/14): Encre Noire vs Millesime Imperial

    Is this even a fair battle?? MI all the way.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Wow some nice collections here.
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    Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    You just divided by zero.
  29. Re: Whats the most disappointing blind buy you have had.

    BDC has been replaced by Creed Pure White Cologne. This smells cheap and does not last. It reminds me of a cheapie I smelled before, but I can't remember what. I can't believe they have a horrible...
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    Re: Valentino uomo

    Went to Nordstroms yesterday and picked up a 1.7 for $75. Its not a bad fragrance, it is very sweet indeed. Its has a very hot chocolate smell to it.

    Picked up a ton of Boss exclusive samples...
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    Poll: Re: POLL: Edition Blanche or L'Humaniste?

    Allure Blanche.
  32. Re: Whats the most disappointing blind buy you have had.

    Surprisingly its Blue de Chanel, and I can't believe I bought the 5oz.
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    Re: Pure havane is such a beast

    GOD I hate pure havane.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    Creed Pure White Cologne
  35. Re: "Basenotes members aren't qualified to give their opinion on fragrances."

    This quote says it all.
  36. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 2)

    Well since Zyyzz approves, it has to be Aventus.
  37. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/20/14): Pure Havane vs The One

    Pure Havane by leaps and bounds.

    Can you even smell "The One" without emptying half the bottle on yourself?????
  38. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.13)

    Tuscan Leather. I did a complete 180 on this fragrance. I used to absolutely hate it, now its in my top 5.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Issey Miyake L'eau d'issey
  40. Poll: Re: Similar to BtB - TF Tobacco Vanille or SL Chergui?

    Go with parfums De Marley Herod. Its like a mixture of TV and B2B........IMO that is.
  41. Re: What is your favorite designer (or niche) house for scents?

    Designer - Chanel

    Niche - Creed
  42. Re: So why are the prices so much lower on Fragrancenet over other places like Luckyscents?

    Well this sparked a healthy discussion. Thanks for the responses.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 13, 2014

    Bois d'Argent
  44. So why are the prices so much lower on Fragrancenet over other places like Luckyscents?

    Just curious about that. For example Chergui on Fragrancenet is $65 and on Luckyscents its $150. I have not purchased anything from Fragrancenet. I know the stuff on Fragrancenet is legit, but is it...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    Pure Malt
  46. l can't understand how a man can pull off Amouage Lyric Man

    So I got my decant over the weekend and wore it on Saturday. All I got was a very strong rose scent, nothing else. Yes I do understand that it's a rose based fragrance. Even in the dry down, its the...
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    Re: What is your Signature Scent?

    Don't really have one. I wear whatever I am in the mood for. I rarely wear the same fragrance on consecutive days.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, March 10, 2014

    Parfums de Marly - Herod
  49. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition DESIGNER-----> (Round 1, pt.10)

    It was close, but went with Pure Malt over Pure Havane.
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    Re: Cologne for Executives

    One Million.
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    Dior Bois d'Argent - great scent but......

    This is truly a great scent, but man it does not last. Lasted 2 hours on my skin. The dry down is almost identical to DHI. Great opening, got 3 compliments within the first 30 minutes. It would be a...
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man $181 @ Amazon

    Thanks it's cheaper on fragnet. Buying now.
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    Amouage Reflection Man $181 @ Amazon

    Seems like a great price. Bought JUB XXV for $300 @ Luckyscent last month. Do you guys think I can find a better price?
  54. Re: Are Reflection Man and Jubilation XXV alike?

    Thanks for all the replies and helping clear that up. I will be purchasing Reflection Man. I own JUB XXV so starting my Amouage collection. Any suggestion where to buy for less than $300? Got JUB XXV...
  55. Re: Are Reflection Man and Jubilation XXV alike?

    I think I got interlude man and reflection man mixed up. Haven't sampled either of those. But I know interlude doesd have that incense scent.

    Thanks for the replies.
  56. Are Reflection Man and Jubilation XXV alike?

    I own JUB XXV and am looking to purchase Reflection Man. Are they similar smelling fragrances? I have never sampled reflection man, but I hear its also incense Based like Jub xxv. Would this be a...
  57. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.9)

    Berg 22
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    Tom Ford - Tuscan Leather - Starting to love this juice now.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite Amouage (non-Opus)?

    JUB XXV. Lasts forever and a serious compliment getter.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    JUB XXV. A bank teller who was kind of cute said she will take her time, so she has more time to smell me.
  61. Re: What am I missing from my fragrance collection (picture)?

    Excellent collection. I think you have everything covered IMO.
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    Re: S O T D: Monday, March 3, 2014

    Bond No. 9 Father's Day
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    Re: Does anyone like Polo Sport?

    I use to rock this like crazy in the late 90s during my college years. Haven't used it for a very long time. Might have to revisit it because I have no idea what it smells like anymore.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, March 2, 2014

    Pure Havane.
  65. Re: got some new Creed samples. BdP, Royal Oud, and Erolfa

    Never tried Erolfa, need to get my nose on that one.
  66. Poll: Re: Dior (Homme, Sport, Intense) x Allure (Homme, Sport, Blanche) x Guerlain (Homme, Intense, Leau)

    Chanel. Not a big fan of any of those Diors on the list. Bois d' Argent is the one I love from Dior.
  67. Re: ok guys, got a date tonight, what should I go with?

    Gucci Guilty. Women go crazy for this one.
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday, March 1, 2014😎

    Amouage Jubilation XXV
  69. Re: What is You Most Complimented Daytime Fragrance?

    Aventus - I usually get several compliments every time I wear this to the office.
    Jub XXV - gets a lot of notices. Most ask "what is that incense smell?" I thought it was a bad thing at first, but...
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, February 28, 2014

    Serge Lutens Chergui
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    Re: Opinions on Creed Original Santal

    Was my SOTD. Usually wear my best stuff on Thursday because I am trying to impress a certain lady friend I see on this specific day. She didn't compliment me on this one. :huh: I happen to enjoy...
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    Re: S O T D: Thursday, February 27, 2014

    Original Santal
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    Re: Pure Malt for $63 on Amazon - Grabbed 2

    Exactly. I have prime and will have it by tomorrow evening. Hate that amazon charges tax now, but oh well.....I miss the good ole days of no tax on amazon.
  74. Re: Bond No. 9 New York Musk -- What a horrible scent

    Damn this thing!!! It will not come off my skin. Put it on this morning, hated it immediately so I scrubbed but would not come off. Worked out this evening, took a bath, and scrubbed again, but the...
  75. Bond No. 9 New York Musk -- What a horrible scent

    My brother went to New York last week and I had him pick up a bunch of samples from the Bond boutique. One of the sample bottle was New York Musk. This has to be quite possible one of the worst...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    For some reason I can't stand the scent and I am an idiot who did a blind buy. As much as I hate it, this fragrance gets me the most compliments. Go figure.
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    Re: Pure Malt for $63 on Amazon - Grabbed 2

    How did you get the 21% off code? I am going to use that code for other fragrances that I really don't need. Thanks.
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    Re: Pure Malt for $63 on Amazon - Grabbed 2

    Yep, for $46 I probably would have probably bought 5 :laugh:
    I always say don't buy anymore cologne, but I can't help myself, and its getting more expensive as I have ventured into the niche market.
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    Re: Pure Malt for $63 on Amazon - Grabbed 2

    hmm...I see $67.32 at Fragnet for both Malt and Havane. I am not aware of the ebates. Either way, I have paid over $100 for both Pure Havane and Pure Malt in the past at places like Macys so for $63,...
  80. Re: If you had to chose only 1 cologne to wear for the next 5 years what would it be?

    Aventus
  81. Re: With Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather, what spray amount is proper?

    1 and done.
  82. Re: What are the top 5 bond no.9 scents for men?

    I love NY for Fathers -- Very nice scent. Not too well known though.
    Wall Street
    Scent of Peace for him
    Bleeker St.
    New Haarlem.
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    Re: Pure Malt for $63 on Amazon - Grabbed 2

    Sold by Amazon, so I know its legit. Bought Pure Havane and Pure Malt last summer at Amazon for $87 each so, this is too good to pass up. Pure Havane is still at $80 though.
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    Pure Malt for $63 on Amazon - Grabbed 2

    $63 at Amazon. Thats the lowest price I have seen for Pure Malt ever. Had to get 2 of them at this price.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    Bleeker St.
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    I get some real projection and longevity out of Aventus. I got some on my shirt and after a wash, the essence is still there. Absolutely my most complimented fragrance.
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    Re: Why is Creed Aventus so hyped up?

    Its just that good. Its my favorite niche fragrance.
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    Re: by Kilian Back to black

    So the first test was on paper and I didn't like it. Unfortunately, I get the same when I apply to my skin. Even my wife thinks its just too powdery. She took out some lavender baby powder and the...
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    Re: Fragrance stands in malls?

    He was at a semi-ritzy mall in mission viejo. The regular season rent was $4000 and jacked up to $7500 during November and December. Its great foot traffic but most people don't like to buy from them...
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    Re: Fragrance stands in malls?

    My brother owned one of those stands in a mall here in So. California. Their stuff is legit. They get all the scents from a distributor in downtown Los Angeles. He went out of business because the...
  91. Re: Oh no, what have I done? Recommendations...

    This happens when I enter the Scentbar in LA. My wallet gets lighter by a couple of Benjamins.
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    Re: Tuscan Leather appreciation thread.

    Man those chicks at Nordstroms are sexy as hell. They only hire the pretty young things!!
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    Re: Tuscan Leather appreciation thread.

    This exactly. Got it on a shirt, and after 2 washes there is still a faint smell of TL....man talk about longevity. The paper I sprayed a sample on at Sacs a month ago still has the scent. Too bad...
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    Re: by Kilian Back to black

    Well thankfully I only got the 5mL decant. I ended up giving it to my 7 year old daughter and she loves it. I did the same with Dior Homme Intense and Virgin Island Water, so now she is sporting...
  95. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI - VIW longevity and projection is below average. For me MI lasts anywhere between 6-8 hours. VIW only about 3-4 at best.
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    Re: by Kilian Back to black

    Thanks hippo. Got a decant of herod on the way.
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    by Kilian Back to black

    Just got a decant from perfumed court and l am not loving it. I know this juice gets a lot of love, but to me it smells how my little girl used to smell like when she was a baby. Yes I love that baby...
  98. Re: How to boost projection/sillage/longevity in fragrances?

    believe it or not...Aquaphor. Put a very, I mean very thin layer on the neck or chest and spray directly on the area...beast longevity and projection. Not saying that it will work for all, but works...
  99. Re: Fragrances that are really popular but you didn't like?

    Dior Homme Intense - WTF??? Way over hyped. Below average smell with no longevity or projection.
    One million - wish I didn't buy this one. Thank God it was 1.7oz
    Tuscan Leather - way too strong
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    Re: Crystal flacon...

    Takes about a day. Don't worry you will get it.
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