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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Thanks Jon.
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Hello everyone, it's been a while.

    Treated myself to a 100ml bottle of Grossmith Golden Chypre today. Very taken with it.
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    [UK] Wardrobe thinning sale

    Hi,

    I am thinning out my wardrobe and have the following for sale. Sorry, UK buyers only. Signed for postage is included.


    Creed Baie de Genievre 75ml EdT. Boxed and about 2/3 remaining - 80...
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    Re: Three new Fragrances by Kilian

    Interesting. I didn't get a cannabis note when I tried it, but I was in the clutches of it's liquid cousin at the time

    Richard E Grant's Jack has a prominent cannabis/marijuana note. Perhaps he...
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    Re: Three new Fragrances by Kilian

    These were waiting for me last night, when I got home.

    Light My Fire started out interestingly, but after half an hour the prevailing note was vetiver, a note I am not particularly fond of in it's...
  6. Re: New fragrance from John Galliano: Before Midnight

    It has a swastika on it?
  7. Re: rank these creeds from favorite to least favorite

    OK, I'll play.

    Green Valley
    Bois du Portugal
    Aventus
    Green Irish Tweed
    Virgin Island Water
    Spice and Wood
    Millesime Imperial
    Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 6 2013

    Royal Scottish Lavender.


    Happy birthday, Jon!!!
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    Histoires de Parfums 1740 Marquis de Sade.
  10. Re: How many of your frags will you definitely purchase again?

    Probably all of them, as and when I run out of them. But I reckon that what I have will pretty much see me through until I have to don the old pine overcoat..
  11. Re: Which is more suitable for the winter: Silver Mountain Water or Aventus

    For me, SMW has a cold quality about it that lends itself to colder weather. Himalaya too.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

    Woke up to snow, so Himalaya seemed apt.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 1st, 2012

    Tobacco Vanille.
  14. Re: Dumb Luck Find/Buy of the Day--Creed Bayrhum Vetiver!

    Like Mr Reasonable said, this is a testament to your good relationship with the SA's. Good for you and well done on this very rare acquisition.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 30th of November

    It's absolutely brass monkey weather today, so it's Silver Mountain Water.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Nov 29th, 2012

    Guerlain Vetiver.
  17. Re: Is there such thing as a 'fresh' winter fragrance?

    Another one for Himalaya.

    I also prefer Silver Mountain Water as a cold, winter scent as well.
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    Re: My Top 10 Picks For Winter 2012

    In no particular order,

    Frapin 1697
    Ambre Sultan
    Aramis
    Cacharel Pour Homme
    Egoiste
    Frapin 1270
    Himalaya
    Jubilation XXV
  19. Re: i wore Egoiste today and a lady chased me down at the mall

    What a lovely feeling that must have been, Change!

    I got chased by a woman in a mall once. Mind you, she was wearing a uniform and brandishing a truncheon...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Nov. 22th, 2012

    Jubilation XXV.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Creed Green Valley
    Fahrenheit Absolute
    CdG Calamus
    Habit Rouge EdP
    Egoiste
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, Nov 20th, 2012

    Frapin Speakeasy, which arrived this morning. Me likey.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 19, 2012

    Acier Aluminium.
  24. Re: Fellow old farts: what did you wear in the 80s?

    Mid 70's to late 80's.

    Aramis
    Aramis Devin
    Kouros
    Denim
    Mandate
    Antaeus
    Xeryus
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
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    Re: You had me at first spray

    The ones that made me go "WOW" were CdG Calamus and Habit Rouge EdP, made even better by the fact that neither of them cost an arm and a leg. Immediate purchases.

    Nothing to report on question 2.
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

    As have I. Can't wait to try it.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 11th of November

    Frapin 1697.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Frapin Speakeasy

    Thanks Sandy!

    Sounds right up my street.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Frapin Speakeasy

    I own and love 1270 and 1697. I'm sort of ok with L'Humaniste and Terre de Sarment. Passion Boisse and Caravelle Epicee are just not for me.

    I'm hoping that Speakeasy bears more resemblance to...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 10th of November

    Creed Green Valley, a last wearing until next spring.
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    Re: A possible case of scaremongering?

    I read this in The Times today, too.

    Still, from the organization that only wants straight bananas, what can one expect?
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    Re: Czech and Speake No. 88 Impressions

    I first tried it about four years ago, sorry I have no idea which formulation it was. It conjured up very gothic images in my mind. It was a fine scent, just not for me. Definitely give it a go,...
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    Re: Czech and Speake No. 88 Impressions

    My impressions of No 88 are:

    "Good evening. My name is Dracula and I bid you welcome. Ah, the children of the night - what sweet music they make."

    Pretty apt stuff for Halloween.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 31st of October

    Le Labo Rose 31.
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    Re: Something Different

    An EdP I'd heartily recommend is Habit Rouge. The EdT is great, but the EdP is stunning.

    And the extrait...... Sublime.
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    Re: Your precious, unopened, Back Up collection!!

    3 x 75ml of Creed Green Valley, purely because it has been discontinued and I love the stuff.

    Should be enough to last me until the old toes turn up.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 22nd of October

    Bond No 9 West Broadway.
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    Re: Zino by Davidoff

    It's a great fragrance and a true powerhouse. I originally wore it in the late Eighties and revisited it three or four years ago.

    I still wear it, but to me there is something of it's time about...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 19th of October

    Good old Aramis.

    Sprayed it on this morning, and was instantly 21 again! Until I looked in the mirror.....
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 18th of October

    Me too.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 16th of October

    Caron's 3rd Man.
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    Re: Found another discontinued gem on the low low!

    A daisy of a deal, Sir.
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    Re: Today I Bought: October 2012

    Orange Spice, while it's still around.

    The opening is like being smashed in the face with a civet bat.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 14, 2012

    Frapin 1270.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 13th of October

    Aramis Devin.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 8th, 2012

    Fueille Vert today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 25th September 2012

    CdG Calamus today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 23, 2012

    Zino today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, September 21, 2012

    Penhaligons Opus 1870 today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 20, 2012

    Habit Rouge EdP.
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    Re: Today I bought - September 2012

    Love hearing about your flea market purchases, Duc!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 16, 2012

    PdN New York.
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    Poll: Re: who knows about your hobby?

    Quite a few people know in my case. I wouldn't call it a hobby, as I'm a wearer, not a collector.
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    Re: What drew you into collecting fragrances

    Since my early teens I have worn fragrances, stuff from Avon and Yardley. In my twenties it was predominantly stuff like Aramis , Kouros, Chanel PM and Zino. A few years ago I saw an article in a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, Sept. 15th, 2012

    Fico di Amalfi.
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    Re: Tommy Bahama cologne?

    Sorry to resurrect an older thread, but I bought a 30ml tester of this for about 5 on a whim. I wish all my whims resulted in such success!

    I really like it, it wears very softly on my skin, and...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, September 14, 2012

    Dior Fahrenheit Absolute.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 13th, 2012

    Me too.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

    Baie de Genievre today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

    Green Irish Tweed/Green Valley mix today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 9, 2012

    Virgin Island Water, for exactly the same reasons as some of my countrymen gave yesterday.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 8, 2012

    Neil Morris' Woodland Strawberries today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

    Virgin Island Water, whilst there's still a bit of sun in Blighty.
  64. Poll: Re: Your Choice of 1 Scent from Tom Ford Private Blend

    I own TV and Oud Wood as well, but it's Champaca Absolute for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 2, 2012

    Egoiste today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 31st, 2012

    Neroli Sauvage today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 30th, 2012

    Bond No 9 West Broadway today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

    Spice and Wood today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

    CdG Calamus today. Beautiful stuff.
  70. Poll: Re: Your Favourite Men's PENHALIGONS - I'll Purchase The Most Voted!

    Opus 1870 for me, too.

    Love Sartorial, BB and Endymion too.
  71. Re: What would you put your nose through for compliments?

    Do I like compliments? Yes - I have an ego that likes the occassional stroke.

    But I wouldn't wear anything I don't like.
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    Re: Piper Nigrum or Yerbamate

    Another one for Piper Nigrum, although I can't wear it without sneezing.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 25, 2012

    Czech and Speake Oxford and Cambridge.
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    Re: Least talked about

    Agreed.
  75. Re: Battle of the Creeds: Silver Mountain Water vs. Himalaya

    Another one who prefers SMW here, although I like Himalaya too.

    Good to see the love for Green Valley here too, you all know how much I love it, but SMW and GV are different times of the year...
  76. Re: A scent that don't leave the room until long after I'm left? (Help?)

    Zino.

    Or Flatus if you don't like 'em.
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    Re: interesting perspective from a 11 yr old

    The strange thing is, he reckons Habit Rouge is his best "pulling" fragrance!
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    Re: interesting perspective from a 11 yr old

    Good for you, Figgis, and your son too.

    I have a nephew who is 14. Whenever I'm approaching the last 25% of a bottle that I will re-purchase, I ask him if he wants it and he always does. As well...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 20th, 2012

    Fico di Amalfi today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 19, 2012

    Me too, Jon.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

    PdN Balle de Match.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 12, 2012

    Green Irish Valley. (2 parts GV, 1 part GIT). And jolly pleasant it is, too.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 10th, 2012

    AdP Fico di Amalfi today.
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    Re: Hermes Masculines

    Thanks guys. I will give it a few more wearings in the hope that it clicks with me.
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    Re: Your latest "I eat my words" scent...

    MKK for me. Three years ago I thought it was an abomination, but I revisited it on a particularly hot and clammy evening earlier in the year and it just clicked. I can't believe how differently I...
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    Hermes Masculines

    Since I've been on BN, like many, I've done lots of sampling but to my shame, I had never tested any Hermes frags, except for TdH, which is ok, and the Jardin series that my dear old Mum wears, which...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 3rd, 2012

    Opus 1870 this morning. Bel Ami this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

    Penhaligon's Sartorial today.
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    Re: Highly dissapointed with Luckyscent

    My experience with this organization have been ok, except that I have had to pay customs charges on the two times that I've used them. I expect shipping costs to include these charges. I won't use...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2012

    I agree. Very cheap containers indeed.
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    TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2012

    Had a splurge on Hermes today. Bought Bel Ami, Equipage and Rocabar.
  92. Re: Introduced my brother to something different

    Yes, I've had similar experiences with my mother and my nephew.

    Mum only ever wore L'air du Temps, and only when she was going out. I told her I'd get her some samples to try but she replied "when...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

    Me too.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 30th, 2012

    Forest Rain by Kiehl's.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 28th, 2012

    PdN Cedrat Intense.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

    On account of the fact that you can count the sunny days per annum in the UK on one hand (especially over the past couple of months) and it's as hot as Hades today, it's Virgin Island Water for me.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD; Satureday, July 21st, 2012

    Comme des Garcons Calamus. Lovely stuff.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

    Habit Rouge EdP today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 14th!

    Lutens' Santal de Mysore today.
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    Poll: Re: Quick Poll: Aramis vs Drakkar Noir

    Aramis by a long way for me.
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