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    Re: All male office

    Sorry, misread the title as "All male orifice" and almost reported it.

    Erm, carry on gentlemen.


    PS, probably best not to be using perfumes on your orifices.
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    Re: All male office

    Sorry, misread the title as "All male orifice" and almost reported it.

    Erm, carry on gentlemen.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th February 2015

    Oud Wood
  4. Re: How narrow have you gotten your collection? Or do you keep adding?

    I think I'm at around 20-30 full bottles and largish decants. It seems like a good number to me. If it grows too much I'll have trouble getting back around to some scents and they'll just kind of...
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    Re: Best Cheap Spring Fragrances

    I like the sound of this. How noticeable is the tonka?
  6. Re: Recommendations for a thin, 20 year old college student? (Bleu de Chanel Parfum vs Toilette)

    As a 20 year old college student who was skinnier than you are, I wish I'd known about Tam Dao. I would've worn that for sure.

    But to be honest, I don't think your weight/build has anything to do...
  7. Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    Nice, but after working through my decant I started mainly smelling a bit of rose with the berry notes and I decided I'd rather smell it on a woman due to the fruity floral aspects. I never got much...
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    Re: Sometimes fragrances smell different...

    Yes. Due to differences in weather and my own state (mood, etc.).

    Even my hifi sounds different from day to day depending on my mood, etc.
  9. Re: Pick one of your favorite colognes and describe it to a "newbie" in one sentence

    Epic Man - It's Epic, Man.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th February 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.691.jpg
  11. Re: Do you buy fragrances that are very similar, over & over again?

    Yes, Yet, they are all different enough for me to own. I can't seem to get enough dry woody and incense type scents.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th February 2015

    Tam Dao EdP
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    Aventus
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    This one garnered me "you smell like foreign cologne guy " when I wore this.
  15. Re: Roja Dove/Creed/Dior Privee/Tom Ford Private Blend/Amouage/Armani Prive/Chanel Les Exclusifs

    My split of Tam Dao EDP - shipped internationally - arrived today in perfect condition. everything proceeded smoothly and quickly once the split filled. Remik took plenty of care putting together the...
  16. Re: Recent thoughts on Dior Homme Eau for Men?

    Loved it on paper, had to scrub it when I applied it as my scent of the day.
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    Hinoki- I smell hinoki.
  18. Re: Why Don't Cologne Companies Come Out With Different Versions Of The Same Cologne At One Time?

    This. By releasing different iterations at once basically they would probably just be cannibalizing sales of their original scent. So a similar number of sales for much more work on the formulas,...
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    Re: Your favorite from The Different Company -

    Sel de Vetiver, but I need to sample De Bachmakov and Bois Iris.
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    Re: Going out scentless.

    Like you, I'll do it if I intend to do some serious sampling. As well as for other reasons.

    Yep, this happens. Especially if I want to concentrate on the aroma and flavors of my coffee/tea/food. ...
  21. Re: Your favorite Atelier Cologne for Spring/Summer -

    Oolang Infini for me, but that's because it also fills the slot for a tea scent and in my collection. Doesn't really smell like any oolong I've ever had, but the subtle fresh and woody nature of it...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    As everything I buy is to wear, this is the construction I'm going to have to go with.

    So for me that would be my 50ml bottle of Tam Dao EdT.
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    Re: Marine-based Scents Question

    Sel de Vetiver brings to mind a day at the beach including the smells of salt and sunscreen. Not a literal smell, but it contains various notes that bring about that association.
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    Re: SO, what are you wearing today?

    I like that the fashion has taken it in a different direction. Helps paint new images in my head of my fellow forumites.
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    Re: SO, what are you wearing today?

    Working from home, so I'm in my pyjama bottoms, but wearing a v-neck sweater on top. The whole ensemble is topped off my a camouflage fleece if I'm feeling chilly. As you can see, I'm all about...
  26. Re: What laundry detergent do you use to wash your clothes?

    http://cdn.buzznet.com/assets/imgx/7/1/1/2/1/1/1/orig-7112111.jpg
  27. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    Never. I'd probably be closer to finishing my Tam Dao if the sprayer hadn't broken. Now I have to poke a pin down in and get fragrance all over my fingers and the bottle before it'll spray, which is...
  28. Poll: Re: Creed Royal Oud or Amouage Jubilation XXV (scent, versatility)

    I see no similarity in any of the stages of either. If anything, I think that French Lover/Bois d'Orage is the scent that Royal Oud really wanted to be, but that is probably just the vegetal...
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    Re: What is your 'simple' favourite?

    Tam Dao

    I also find many Comme des Garçons and Hermes scents to be relatively sparse, or at least to give the impression of simplicity.
  30. Re: Clean and fresh fragrances with long longevity

    This was my initial thought, but some find it powdery and it is a very literal soap aroma.

    Vetivers are a good bet. I'm a bit fan of Comme des Garcons' Vettiveru. It is EdC concentration so I...
  31. Re: Is there such thing as a "mysterious" vibe for a spring/summer fragrance?

    I get worried when I talk up Songe d'un Bois d,Ete that people might think I'm just trying to get the split filled faster so I can get it sooner.
    De Bachmakov has been on my radar for a while since...
  32. Re: Is there such thing as a "mysterious" vibe for a spring/summer fragrance?

    Don't tempt me. I've been eyeing your split of this while telling myself I'm going to take a break from making new purchases (other than the splits I'm already subscribed to).
  33. Re: Is there such thing as a "mysterious" vibe for a spring/summer fragrance?

    A more serious reply, Sel de Vetiver
  34. Re: Early warning: Palissandre d'Or from Aedes de Venustas

    I like the sound of this.
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    Re: Summer Frags

    I've been meaning to check this out as a hot weather scent.



    My number one go to scent for really hot weather. When it really gets hot and humid, I find many aquatics fall apart and get...
  36. Re: Is there such thing as a "mysterious" vibe for a spring/summer fragrance?

    Was going to suggest this, but more in the sense of, who's been collecting seaweed that's washed up on the beach to use as fertilizer? Sorry, the combination of he calone and seaweed extract they use...
  37. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    Fragrance free (now that's love) while I visit my wife and newborn daughter in hospital.
  38. Re: recommendations for a refined sandalwood...

    I'm generally a sandalwood fan, but this was a scrubber for me. I would NOT be happy if my doctor smelled of this.

    I'd prefer no scent, but maybe that's just me.

    I like the suggestions of the...
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    Re: French Lover 2014

    When I smelled it a few years ago I didn't really notice oakmoss, so I doubt that it has changed significantly.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - February 2015

    I think I read it pointed out by someone else on BN, but despite the sinister name, it actually references a street in Paris...
  41. Thread: Molecule 01

    by Darjeeling
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    Re: Molecule 01

    When I sampled it, I found that I had trouble smelling it when I had my nose too close to the scent strip, but it was much easier to pick up wafts from a bit of a distance.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Forgot today was Friday, again. It's been a hectic week with the birth of my daughter earlier in the week, visiting mum and baby in hospital, and taking care of urgent work.

    Ended up wearing...
  43. Re: Guys with 10+ bottles in their collection, do dates/girlfriends/wives/friends look at you funny?

    It was the first bottle that drew funny looks. The rest was a breeze.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th February 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26132579-3439.jpg

    Oud & Bergamot

    Nice scent, but abysmal performance. Actually projected quite nicely and lasted ages on paper, but on skin (even...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th February 2015

    Well, a bunch of samples arrived today, so finally testing out Encre Noir

    I see the comparisons the Sycomore, which also gave me a similar vibe to Un Jardin sur le Nil (tangy opening over light...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th February 2015

    Infusion d'homme

    I haven't worn this in ages, but felt like something clean after my evening bath as a pick-me-up. Lovely scent, but I think I find it hard to wear casually. Works really well with...
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    TBH, I CBF writing out the full names, especially when I need to look them up to make sure I have them right. I don't get charged for using the full name, but it's not as if I get paid by the word...
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    Re: Why is Bvlgari Black so damn intriguing?

    I find its subtle hint of florals with the leathery rubber note and the comforting vanilla to be very attractive, and I'm usually quite wary of vanilla in perfume.
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    Re: Very Happy with Dior Homme Parfum

    Love this more each time that I wear it.
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    Re: CREED Is The Best?

    Of course it is. And you can never have too many Creed threads.
  51. Re: Do you take it personally when someone doesn't like your fragrance choices?

    I try not to.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Interesting. Vetiver 46, they didn't have at the department store when I went to sample. maybe I need to seek out the Le Labo boutique (in Daikanyama, I think...). But that also makes me wonder, why...
  53. Re: How was Edt called in your countries over the years?

    コロン

    Not to be confused with

    コロン
    http://blog.info-square.jp/okashi/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/collon.jpg
  54. Re: What scent or cologne would you like to be remembered by?

    This.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8th February 2015

    Gucci Pour Homme (2003)
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    Re: once you go niche you never go back!

    I started with niche but find myself exploring designer more at the moment.
    I generally don't draw a line between them. Is CdG niche or designer? I just look for scents that I like. It just...
  57. Thread: LIDGE notes

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    Re: LIDGE notes

    It varies depending on various things, but vanilla is very prominent to my nose (well, it is a Guerlain) along with patchouli and cocoa.
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    Re: Amouage Memoir vs Epic Man

    Just realized that someone bumped a thread from 2011. We may be just a little too late to help the OP.
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    Re: Amouage Memoir vs Epic Man

    Epic Man, man.
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    Re: Creamy Sandalwood Fragrance ?

    While I get creamy sandalwood, along with dry wood, in Tam Dao EDT. The EDP focuses more on the creamy aspects, but as sandalwood is a wood, anything with a fairly pure focus on sandalwood will also...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7th February 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26136493-552.jpg

    Interlude Man
  62. Re: If you were a woman, what men's fragrance would make you swoon?

    I'm probably just lacking in imagination, but pretty much the same scents I love smelling on myself at the moment - 2 Man, Tam Dao, Songe d'un Bois d'Ete, etc.

    Dry, woody, a little rough, but not...
  63. Re: L'Homme Ideal by Guerlain - Eau De Cologne?!?!

    Yep, the profile seems more suited to a richer EDP version than an EDC.
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    Poll: Re: TDH v OV with Aventus discussions

    Good advice, but seeing as this thread is over 4 years old, I think you might be just a little late.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 6, 2015

    Apologies for doubling your work hednic :)
  66. Thread: Double Post

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    Re: Double Post

    You're too fast hednic :)

    Not sure how, but the same thread got posted twice, and you managed to post here just as I was editing this.
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    SOTD: Friday, February 6, 2015

    http://www.upscalehype.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/commes-de-garcon_h.jpg.jpeg

    2 Man
  68. Thread: Double Post

    by Darjeeling
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    Double Post

    Double post of my Friday SOTD thread.
  69. Re: Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit to your frag obses

    Yes, but I wouldn't tell my wife about my girlfriend.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Not owning any clones I'm going to wear
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_lNFGcZimYTg/S8rr2sC7PjI/AAAAAAAAAx8/d9vsX0rEqwc/s400/cdg2man.jpg
    2 Man by Comme des Garcons on the strength of allegations that Le...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    That's a great price for what I've always thought was a highly underrated scent. Worth it for that fleeting mojito opening alone.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26143990-1651.jpg

    We seem to have two SOTD threads running today. I think this one was first.
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    Re: Basenotes in 2015 – announcements

    Happy 15th birthday and thank you for all of the hard work that makes all of this possible!
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    Tam Dao, even if I don't wear it that much these days. Closely followed by 2 Man.
  75. Re: See Aqua di Gio Profumo is at Nordstrom

    Can't wait for the inevitable early BN review tearing it a new one.
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    Re: Exceptional ... Because You Are for men

    Chapsticks I would've actually had a use for.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26143990-1651.jpg
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    Re: Exceptional ... Because You Are for men

    Threw it out without spraying it.
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    Re: Packing scents for a trip

    I usually go with a single bottle and/or a few vials. Then again, I'm usually ok with wearing no fragrance for a while. I foresee myself takings up to a month off from scent when my 2nd child is...
  80. Re: How often do you add a new fragrance to your collection?

    Too often, even though I keep telling myself I'm winding back my purchases and using what I have for the time being.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Small decants of
    Millesime Imperial
    Encre Noir
    Bergamot & Oud
    Dior Homme Eau for Men (so manly they threw the word MAN in there twice)
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    Re: A masculine yet non-hipster Patchouli

    This seems the most logical.

    As far as hipsterism goes, I think there's two strands that I can identify.
    One is the use of things ironically. I can see Old Spice or even some 70's and 80's...
  83. Re: Is there any fragrance you use exclusively at home?

    No, because that means being around my wife (not really a fragrance fan) and children.

    I find I only wear Leather Oud when I'm going to be outside in cold weather and not too close to people...
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    Re: A masculine yet non-hipster Patchouli

    A brutal camphoraceous patchouli onslaught. A wonderful scent, but I'm not sure I'd class it as modern. Whether it is a hipster scent probably depends on the interpretation of the OP.
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    Re: A masculine yet non-hipster Patchouli

    My favourites for a modern, clean patchouli would be L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme and Mistral Patchouli.
  86. Re: Good Sandalwood versus Bad Sandalwood ? Your Views Please !

    Bad
    Santal 33
    Blue Santal
    Original Santal (where's the sandalwood?)
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th February 2015

    Bulgari Black
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    Re: Coffee Sillage monster

    Cafe Noir by Ava Luxe.

    It's going to be hard to get a coffee scent without any sweetness and this goes through a sweeter, milky stage in the drydown, but it is very coffee dominant and I don't...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    http://olbpic.ol-img.com/album/201309/29/053630kjil9fqf2rgjwjif.jpg

    30ml decant in a split.
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    Re: Kouros Silver?

    Kouros Platinum?
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    Re: The Scent of Power.

    Of course it is.
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    Re: You know you're a basenoter when...

    You know numerous aroma chemicals off by heart.

    "Terrible scent, The calone/iso-e super/norlimbanol/galaxolide, etc. gives me a headache..."
  93. Re: Which aquatics are actually made of high quality ingredients?

    Sel Marin only uses the highest quality calone, hand harvested from rotting oysters by virgins riding unicorns, at night, by the light of the full moon.
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    Re: Anyone selling AVENTUS?

    FFS
    Maybe try here
    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/30-Items-for-Sale
    or
    here
    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/142-Fragrance-Splits-Board

    I always though posting one's email address somewhere...
  95. Re: Want to smell of petrol? Volkswagen's Mémoire de Pétrole is here

    Leaded or unleaded? No interest if it is unleaded.

    I think I'll stick with Nostalgia for those kinds of aromas.
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    Re: Serge Lutens Vetiver Oriental - A COMEBACK

    I know it happens with video games, but that's usually associated with a review of the game. Generally the idea is to prevent the risk of a bad early review damaging the initial rush of sales by...
  97. Thread: Bergamot

    by Darjeeling
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    Re: Bergamot

    Jealous. I don't think I've ever had the pleasure of sampling the actual fruit. Love all kinds of citrus. I'm happy to eat slices of lemon or lime, as is. Love what can be done with the rind too.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd February 2015

    Cafe Noir by Ava Luxe
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    Re: Choose a basenoter's SOTD 2/2/15

    Already the third here. The U.S. is almost a day behind the rest of the world from my phone perspective.

    Spice & wood.

    Pick mine out of my entire wardrobe. Pls.
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    Poll: Re: how do you store you scents?

    I used to keep them in their boxes. Now I have some in the box, but most out of the box, but there's no option for that.
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