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  1. Re: If you had to pick Creed GIT vs MI? Why?

    Both are quality scents. However, I would go with Green Irish Tweed, only because I can foresee wearing it more often throughout the year.
  2. Thread: Sugar.

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    Re: Sugar.

    Mandarina Duck Pure Black by Mandarina Duck
    Douce Amere by Serge Lutens
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel vs BN

    Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - One is immediately greeted with a very fresh, citrus pas de trois by the tangy orange tree, the tart lemon tree and the zesty grapefruit. Warm pink peppercorn as well as a...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 14th of November

    EROLFA by Creed.

    http://www.getprice.com.au/images/uploadimg/BimgCreed%20Erolfa%20120ml%20EDP.jpg
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    Re: Matching fragrances to your look

    Rather than focusing on physicality influencing scents, I think scents are more a reflection a one's persona at a given time, which would encompass a myriad of considerations at the time of choice,...
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    Re: My thoughts on Dior and Chanel

    Dior and Chanel are wonderful Houses, that is indisputable.
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    Re: The tobacco finish of Spicebomb...

    I found Spicebomb to have a sweet, pipe tobacco undercurrent, in its heart, and a fully-developed cherry-almond, pipe tobacco in its base.

    Relevant thereto, try:

    Fumerie Turque by Serge Lutens...
  8. Re: Help wanted: Ambre Russe, L'Ombre Fauve or Chergui?

    Get:

    Ambre Russe by Parfum d'Empire - Initially, one is treated to a heady, spirituous accord, supplied by the bitter, salty vodka and the bracing, effervescent champagne, with an underlying faint...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

    Sycomore by Chanel.

    http://www.chanel.com/fr_FR/parfums-beaute/cms2export//Site2Files/P101630/P101630_LARGE.jpg
  10. Re: What Fragrance Would You Like Santa To Bring You This Christmas?

    Chevalier d'Orsay by D'Orsay.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 11th of November

    Lys Mediterranee by Frederic Malle.

    http://olfactoria.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/malle-lys-mediterranee.jpg
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    Re: Creamy hot chocolate

    Red Aoud by Montale
    Givenchy Play Intense by Givenchy
    Rochas Man by Rochas
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    Re: Cinnamon cookie dipped in vanilla

    Try:

    Five O'Clock Au Gingembre by Serge Lutens - One in initially treated to a lemony accord. Bergamot, with its bittersweet and peppery facets, commingles with a robust, sweetly floral, Earl Grey...
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    Re: Most Sophisticated Fragrance?

    One would be Cuir Pleine Fleur/Fine Leather by Heeley.
  15. Re: Ralph Lauren Blue; Massively underrated / unknown? Or is it just me.

    I give Polo Blue by Ralph Lauren a very charitable, Neutral Rating. My impressions of it follow:

    Polo Blue by Ralph Lauren - One is initially treated to a fruity melange of melons, cucumber and...
  16. Re: Looking for spices and honeyed tobacco....

    Try:

    Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf - Upon application, one is treated to a somewhat refreshing, fruity and citric blend from the commingling of an orangey and peppery bergamot, the tangy...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 10th of November

    Domenico Caraceni 1913 by Domenico Caraceni.

    ...
  18. Re: What fragrance can you literally wear everyday and never get tired of?

    While I answered this thread hypothetically, in reality, I agree with this ^^^^.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 9th of November

    Sienne L'Hiver by Eau d'Italie.


    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1602.jpg
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    Re: Fragrance Math

    This recent Thread should prove helpful: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/312513-How-long-would-a-30mL-bottle-last?highlight=formula+for+how+many+sprays+in+a+bottle
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    Re: Help me spend $500! :)

    From your possibilities:

    Givenchy Play Intense by Givenchy - Upon application, one is pleasantly treated to a refreshing duet of nectarous, mandarin tangerine and somewhat tart bergamot. Tumbling...
  22. Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme vs. Infusion d'Homme

    I own and enjoy both.
  23. Re: What fragrance can you literally wear everyday and never get tired of?

    Infusion d'Homme by Prada.
  24. Re: ◊ SUPERNICHE - Best Frag No One Has Heard Of ◊

    Mazzolari Patchouly by Mazzolari - a creamy, amber-nuanced patchouli.

    http://i1124.photobucket.com/albums/l563/Flaconneur/For%20Sale/Mazzolari_Patchouli.jpg
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    Re: Perfume evaporation.

    Keep away from sunlight;
    A constant, comfortable room temperature will suffice;
    As long as the atomizer is functioning properly, the cap is superfluous;
    And, unless it is vigorous shaking, a...
  26. Re: Sweet/creamy patchouli based fragrance...Niche

    Mazzolari Patchouly by Mazzolari.
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    Re: ***** WHERE IS fed malle musc rav and TF tobacco vanille !?!?!?!

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cQSfzZ-n3XI/Tc27Bk5p9lI/AAAAAAAAAgg/JO0fNxSHvgw/s1600/patience.jpg

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  28. Re: Scent Somewhat Like Creed Royal Oud, But Cheaper?

    Perhaps, Le Dandy by D'Orsay.
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    Re: Sugary warm Creme Brulée

    Doolciiisssimo by Hilde Soliani.
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    Re: Do I have a fake Burberry London??

    This ^^^^^.
  31. Re: Which By Killian Fragrance is the Easiest to Wear?

    A Taste of Heaven by By Kilian - This all-season, well-blended, and masculine composition can prove to be very versatile.
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    Re: First Cologne for a Teenager

    Get him:

    Play by Givenchy - Citrus abounds in the opening, with bergamot, mandarin orange, bitter orange and grapefruit. This wonderful interplay of semi-sweet and semi-bitter flavors, with an...
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    Re: My Xmas gift

    Givenchy Play Intense by Givenchy and Egoiste/L'Egoiste by Chanel.
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    Re: 'Safest Loud' office fragrance...

    Rive Gauche pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent is a good, office scent.

    So are:

    Antidote by Viktor & Rolf
    L'Essence de Cerruti by Cerruti
    Five O'Clock Au Gingembre by Serge Lutens
    Sycomore by...
  35. Re: Modern and masculine for the winter.

    Try:

    Sienne L'Hiver by Eau d'Italie - One is initially treated to a rush of herbal greenness. The peppery verdancy of geranium leaf intermingles with the mowed grass, tinged with cucumber, of...
  36. Re: Reactions to Armani Code: "It gets stuck up my nose"

    The robust composition of Armani Code/Black Code impressed me as a sensual scent, with the only drawback being its longevity and projection, which left much to be desired.
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    Re: What scent got you into Fragrances?

    I was a one-bottle man until I smelt vintage Givenchy Gentleman, which opened a whole new world.


    @ L'Homme Blanc Individuel - Thanks for sharing such poignant memories.
  38. Re: Bought within seconds of first smelling it

    Nope, I give a full wearing before purchasing; top notes can be deceiving.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 7th of November

    Premier Figuier Extreme by L'Artisan Parfumeur.


    http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/img-thing?.out=jpg&size=l&tid=12303648
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    Re: Transparent radiance

    Try:

    L'Essence de Cerruti by Cerruti - One is initially treated to an invigorating bergamot, with its orangey bittersweetness and peppery facets. The freshness of the bergamot commingles with the...
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    Re: Suggestions for my next frag

    Yes, this one ^^^^^^^^^.

    Musc Ravageur by Frederic Malle - A blast of freshness hits you with the hay-like sweetness of lavender commingling with the zesty citrus of bergamot. This refreshing...
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    Re: Name your best incense cologne.

    One would be:

    Wazamba by Parfum d'Empire - Initially, one is treated to a rush of smoky, colophony incense commingling with the Christmas tree aroma of balsam fir. At once, one is immersed in the...
  43. Re: Puredistance M vs. Amouage Reflection Man

    If I am limited to the two scents that you discussed, I would, without a doubt, choose M by Puredistance.

    However, you mentioned using the fragrance as a "signature scent", and, in that regard,...
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    Re: Coital/musk sweat scent

    L'Air de Rien by Miller Harris - One is treated initially to a wave of freshness, supplied by the green, somewhat bitter woodiness of oakmoss, akin to a dank forest shadowed by its lush canopy....
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    Re: Do we REALLY want to smell like sex?

    As the OP will find out, many folks here go head over heels to smell like the perineum and surrounding structures, which, of course, underscores hednic's apt observation ↓↓↓:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 6 November

    Harrods Swarovski Crystal Oud Edition by Bond No. 9.


    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.7166.jpg
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    Re: Creed Alternatives

    http://kingdomboundbooks.com/blog/hogwash01.jpg
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    Re: Spicebomb Surprised the Hell Out of Me

    Spicebomb is another good scent from this fine House; my impressions ↓↓↓ follow:

    Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf - Upon application, one is treated to a somewhat refreshing, fruity and citric blend...
  49. Re: A Polished Turd: A Review Of Bulgari Homme Soir

    My impressions ↓↓↓ are quite contrary to yours:

    Bulgari pour Homme Soir by Bulgari - An initial burst of refreshing bergamot, halfway between a lemon and an orange, with its tart and juicy green...
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite amber?

    Some contenders would be:

    Ambre Russe by Parfum d'Empire
    L'Air du Desert Marocain by Tauer
    Ambre 114 by Histoire de Parfums
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    Re: Ah Macy's...

    But for the SA that you have a rapport with, it seems to have been a dispiriting experience.
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    Re: Best incense other than CDG

    One would be:

    Wazamba by Parfum d'Empire - Initially, one is treated to a rush of smoky, colophony incense commingling with the Christmas tree aroma of balsam fir. At once, one is immersed in the...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 5, 2012

    Lumiere Noire pour Homme by Maison Francis Kurkdjian.
    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.9537.jpg
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    Re: Violet leaf in CK Man and He Wood?

    Try:

    Bleecker Street by Bond No. 9 - Upon application, one is treated to a rush of sharp greenness. Violet leaf, with its freshly mowed grass and a hint of cucumber character, commingles rather...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille- How do you wear it?

    I follow my normal routine - one spray on each side of my neck, just below my earlobes, and one spray on the back of my neck, near my hairline.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 4th of November

    Douce Amere by Serge Lutens.


    http://notablescents.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/serge-lutens-douce-amere.jpg
  57. Re: your favourite scent from Serge Lutens?

    Two would be Tubereuse Criminelle and Douce Amere.
  58. Poll: Re: Which vanilla do you prefer: Guerlain - Spirtueuse Double Vanille or Serge Lutens - Un Bois Vani

    Of the two mentioned, Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain.
  59. Re: What is the best male fragrance ever made?

    One would be M by Puredistance.
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    Re: help me find a good OUDH...

    Igor01 and the relevant Oud Social Group have a depth of knowledge that would, indeed, be useful.
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    Re: Most versatile, every day frag?

    Yes, Bleu de Chanel by Chanel is an all-season scent that thrives in spring, summer and fall.

    Another to consider is Infusion d'Homme by Prada.
  62. Re: Chanel Sycomore - Longevity and projection?

    Sycomore by Chanel is a tasteful and refined, all-season fragrance, having average projection and good longevity.
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    Re: How newb am I?!

    As with any endeavor, one's commitment to same reflects a function of desire, capabilities, time restraints and financial considerations.

    As you partake, do so up to the point where you find it...
  64. Re: A newbie question about "olfactory fatigue."

    The fact, that you can smell it on your clothing, rules out olfactory fatigue or neural adaptation.

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    http://www.carlswebgraphics.com/welcome-images/welcome-animation-1.gif
  65. Re: Looking for a classy modern mens patchouli scent, what cha got!

    Try:

    Noir Patchouli by Histoire de Parfums - Upon application, one is treated to a forceful rush of a patchouli accord. The earthy and herbaceous splendor of patchouli is married with the the...
  66. Re: In the 80's were the powerhouses, in the 90's the aquatics,what about the 2000s?

    I think the 2000's continued the fresh scents, but downplaying the ozone notes, and adding fruity and floral aspects. And, unisex and metrosexual fragrances took a firmer grip.
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    Re: Ocean scent

    Lys Mediterranee by Frederic Malle
    Sel Marin by Heeley
    Beyond Paradise for Men by Estee Lauder
    Bulgari Aqua pour Homme Marine by Bulgari
    L'Eau par Kenzo pour Homme by Kenzo

    &
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd of Novemeber

    APOM pour Homme by Maison Francis Kurkdjian.

    https://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/49801.jpg
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    Re: Tester vs Bottle

    These ^^^^^^^ sum it up well.
  70. Re: Looking for suggestions. Something dark for 20 year old.

    This ^^^^.

    And, try:

    Zirh Ikon by Zirh - One is initially treated to a zesty lemonade. Tart and tangy lemon interplays with davona flower, with its sweetly fruity aspect, and cardamon, with its...
  71. Re: How to know if someone has a "gift" for scents, fragrances?

    I am quite sure to what utility your heightened sense of smell can be applied profitably.

    &
    ...
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    Re: What kind of scent keeps you awake?

    Here's a good article about staying awake at work: http://www.wikihow.com/Stay-Awake-at-Work.

    As it points out, rosemary, eucalyptus, peppermint, and coffee aromas seem to make one alert.
    ...
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    Re: Summer Gourmands?

    Here's a more recent Thread that may prove helpful: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/275253-Summer-gourmand
  74. Re: I like Aftelier Amber...what else should I try?

    Try Moon Breath by Ayala Moriel.
  75. Re: What is your favorite perfume with 100% natural ingredients?

    I agree.

    &

    http://www.free-animations.co.uk/words/welcome/images/welcome_19.gif
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    Re: LIDGE - What am I missing here?

    Can't argue with this ^^^^^^.
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    Re: Good everyday winter scent?

    I agree with Silverfire's appreciation for Sienne L'Hiver by Eau d'Italie; my impressions follow:

    Sienne L'Hiver by Eau d'Italie - One is initially treated to a rush of herbal greenness. The...
  78. Re: Artist Transforms Body Odor Into Olfactory Self-Portrait

    It appears the end product was a visual art piece.
    Interesting nonetheless, thanks.
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    Re: Need Some Opinions

    Allure Homme Sport by Chanel - I dare say it is one of best, overall, summer fragrances, a fantastic journey from its sharp, orange, citrus opening, through its imaginative, peppery, neroli and cedar...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste for a 19 year old?

    I agree.




    Try:

    Zirh Ikon by Zirh - One is initially treated to a zesty lemonade. Tart and tangy lemon interplays with davona flower, with its sweetly fruity aspect, and cardamon, with its...
  81. Re: Mont blanc legend, bleu de chanel, tobacco vanille for winter?

    Of the three mentioned, Tabacco Vanille by Tom Ford.

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    http://www.graphicsgrotto.com/glittergraphics/comments/welcome/images/gcwelcome1.gif
  82. Re: How is it possible that website are so cheap? Bvlgari soir 54$ (parfumsuper) vs 93$ (Douglas)???

    These ^^^^^^^ all proffer sound reasoning.

    &

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    Re: Hi ! i'm so new to this !

    My advice would be trust your OWN nose.

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  84. Poll: Re: is this perfume ( London Burberry for Men ) attractive in girls opinion ?

    I don't see why not.
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    Re: newbie here

    Tammy, try Into the Blue by Escada.

    &

    http://www.fullfreestuff.com/free-graphics/downloads/animation/Flowers/Bouque/animated%20welcome%20%20flower%20bouque2.gif
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    Re: le male vs angel men

    I agree.
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    Re: Good everyday winter scent?

    La Nuit De L'Homme by Yves Saint Laurent is saccharine and teeters on the feminine side.

    But, try:

    Zirh Ikon by Zirh - One is initially treated to a zesty lemonade. Tart and tangy lemon...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 2nd of November

    Central Park by Bond No. 9.


    http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/8752/centralp.jpg
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    Re: Anyone else dislike vetiver?

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/magnoliasoft.imageweb/eastendprints/supersize/vbh004.jpg
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    Re: More intense than spicebomb.

    1 Million by Paco Rabanne.
  91. Re: Shipping cologne from Canada to the US?

    It's not a problem once it arrives in the US. If you have no problems shipping the fragrance from Canada, I do not foresee any problem on this end.
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    Re: Anyone else dislike vetiver?

    Nope.
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    Re: YSL RGPH no more in black & brown can

    I agree, and counsel to buy only the tin/aluminum can ↓↓↓.

    http://www.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/rivegauchehomme5.jpg
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    Re: New Scent For School

    Get:

    Visit for Men by Azzaro - One is initially treated to a wave of spice. An abundant nutmeg, with its soft and sweet, cinnamon-like character, couples with cardamon, with its slightly woody and...
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    Re: Mixing two fragrances in one decant.

    http://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/2011/3/20/f2ba1840-b96f-4411-9cc0-2327c6f52484.jpg
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    Re: Some Like it Dry

    Try:

    Granville by Christian Dior - One is initially treated to a zesty, citric accord. Tangy lemon and orangey mandarin interplay with pungent, savory thyme. This burst of briskness transitions to...
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    Poll: Re: Burberry Brit or Burberry London ?

    Burberry Brit for Men by Burberry, because of its superior versatility, projection, and longevity.
  98. Re: A blast of coriander (and similar spices)

    Live Jazz by Yves Saint Laurent does have heaps of coriander in the heart.

    But, try:

    Black Tourmaline by Olivier Durbano - Upon application, one experiences a wonderfully smoky leather accord...
  99. Re: Why do we have two nostrils?

    Perhaps, this Thread should be combined with the other, existing Thread in the Off topic Forum...
  100. Re: Why do we have two nostrils and other interesting olfactory facts [VIDEO]

    Quite interesting, indeed.

    Neural adaptation, the desensitizing to odors, what I would have termed olfactory fatigue, was illuminating, as well as the theory of scent associations of odors via our...
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