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    Re: Ultra Modern Summer Cologne????

    Guerlain Homme smells like an older dude dressing up in trendy ways he should not be, to me.
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    Re: mixing/wearing two or more fragrances

    I never layer fragrances, the only ones I use are of immaculate composition already.

    But I do enjoy spraying a different scent when my shirt still smells like the days before, the subtle...
  3. Re: 5 Sexiest scents for a 5 day Cruise w your Lover

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Body Kouros
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Body Kouros
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  4. Thread: Agua de Sandalo

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    Re: Agua de Sandalo

    Wow, great post, thanks alot haha. Now just have to wait for it to get here from the UK!
  5. Thread: Agua de Sandalo

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    Agua de Sandalo

    So I blind bought Agua de Sandalo http://www.basenotes.net/ID26125302.html , the notion of a fresh sandalwood was too hard to pass up. Found it in the legendary "best sandalwood" thread. Anyone have...
  6. Re: Do you find Tiare (Gardenia Taitensis) too feminine ? Which scent with it in ?

    Tiare reminds me intensely of the gorgeous little 18 year old I'm sleeping with. I throw on Yankee candles Tahitian Tiare flower candle and she's instantly back in my nose. She wears Chanel chance,...
  7. Re: i *love* l'eau d'issey, except for the sour topnotes... so, agua de loewe?

    Agua de Loewe is more akin to Chrome that L'eau D'Issey. The longevity is not that great either. It's definately a compliment getter while you can still smell it. But it's not that similar to Issey,...
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    Re: Body Kouros* ** EUPHORIA *

    Just re-ordered BK, reminds me of relaxing nude on a sunny afternoon with a nympho at the tender age of 18.
  9. Re: Fresh Scent. Lasts 12 hours. Under $40 for a 3.4 bottle. Please help!

    When I said bitch version, I meant it's a much less well-blended, of a more synthetic character, and crap take on the same notes and theme behind Chanel Allure Homme Sport.
  10. Re: allure homme sport - cilantro in the topnotes?

    I think you're mistaking the cilantro for the aldehydes listed in the top. They have a similar nose-disturbing quality haha.
  11. Re: Fresh Scent. Lasts 12 hours. Under $40 for a 3.4 bottle. Please help!

    Versace PH is a bitch version of Chanel Allure Homme Sport. It's been said here before and it's the troof!
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    Poll: Re: another first date thread

    I would stay away from anything that's too out there, like M7. She's really not going to care what you smell like as long as you don't offend her, which I think M7 has a good ability to do haha.
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    Poll: Re: another first date thread

    Body Kouros. It's smoldering and sexy.
  14. Poll: Re: Why do people think perfume and men is a gay combination?

    There's only so many ways you can talk about a neroli note or how rich the new Serge Lutens is. God forbid we have a thought provoking conversation just because *some* people are too sensitive. This...
  15. Poll: Re: Why do people think perfume and men is a gay combination?

    Proper gayers. Hahaha.
  16. Re: You're never gonna believe what I got a compliment on!

    I think us Basenoters need reality checks like this from time to time to keep us humble about the reality of the world, rather than the bubble we live in here.
  17. Poll: Re: Why do people think perfume and men is a gay combination?

    Because western society still has strong gender labels as to what is masculine and feminine, due to Victorian bullshit and unnatural religious repression. Vanity is seen as a female trait, although...
  18. Re: What Is THE Sexiest Men's Niche Fragrance of All Time?

    Musc Ravageur smelled RATHER feminine to me, very reminiscent of Shalimar. Sexiest niche frag of all time? Creed Millesime Imperial
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    Re: What's wrong with these girls?

    Just because you guys like Rive Gauche for whatever reason I cannot fathom, why any modern would want to smell like a barbershop is beyond me, (who gets their hair cut at a barbershop anyway these...
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    Re: Different between "unboxed" and "tester"

    Testers are produced by the manufacturer as a sample bottle to attract customers. Unboxed means it is a retail bottle, just being sold without a box for whatever reason.

    I've purchased unboxed...
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    Re: Which bottle did you regret getting rid of?

    I sort of miss Body Kouros. Perhaps I'll pick up another bottle soon, the stuff is dirt cheap.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Whatever you say man.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yep, Acqua di Gio, Fierce, and Cool Water are generally all girls know by name, at least in my experience.
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    Re: Longevity and sillage (Chanel)

    A quick search would tell you Chanel Allure Homme Sport has excellent sillage and longevity, and ellicits many compliments, at least from young, attractive girls. It's my favorite scent in the world....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Maybe each of them know a few at most, but no typical girl with a typical interest in fragrance knows all of the typical houses, it's not just a reasonable statement to make. Most girls I know enjoy...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I entirely disagree. 95% of chicks will not recognize any scent any further than deciding that you smell A. good, or B. not good. They're only going to pickup on the sensation that what their...
  27. Re: I think there's going to be another Mugler Cologne on the market..

    The notes of this fragrance are very very very appealing to me. Perhaps, perhaps. Anyone know the release date and who will be carrying it? Macy*s most likely, they have a love affair with Davidoff.
  28. Re: I wasn't even wearing anything and my friend said he couldn't taste his food.

    /thread

    You sir, have won the game.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I agree, it does smell like Old Spice. I think those reporting compliments from it are likely getting them from a more mature demographic of ladies.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport, Creed Millesime Imperial, and Azzaro Chrome all elicit compliments for me. I don't like to use anymore than 3 frags in a given rotation because I like to impart a sort of...
  31. Re: I wasn't even wearing anything and my friend said he couldn't taste his food.

    I believe he meant it as a complaint, as in the fragrances were so strong he couldn't even taste his food.
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    Re: Which scents contain real Ambergris?

    Godzilla would obviously use a large font. He's a goddamn nuclear monster
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    Re: Creed Summer Scent

    Come on, we all know Millesime Imperial is top shelf here.
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    Re: Most versatile chanel fragrance?

    Allure Sport, works beautifully in hot or cold weather.
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    Re: Best fresh, aquatic fragrance

    You ain't gonna find most of these in the store mate.
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    Re: Recommend me a creed. Help please!!

    GIT smells a bit dated to me, been there-done that sort-of vibe. Just smells like an average cologne, when I had a decant I made a handful of my female friends smell it, and all of them agreed "It's...
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    Re: Recommend me a creed. Help please!!

    Go with Millesime Imperial and don't look back.
  38. Re: Look at your beautiful collection. I'll let you keep 3. You have 1 minute. Choose.

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Creed Millesime Imperial
    Azzaro Chrome

    French hell ;-)
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    Re: everyday fragrances

    Uh, what?
  40. Thread: Signature-scent

    by Sokkou
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    Re: Signature-scent

    Allure Homme Sport is my signature scent, stay away :rolleyesold:

    I sprayed some on before going out last night, and when I rubbed my neck after waking up with a hangover from hell, I caught a...
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Vs. Bulgari Aqva?

    Except Platinum Egoiste smells nothing like Allure Sport. I think Allure Sport is one of the highest quality designer scents there is, and it's still sub $100.
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    Re: Does Basnotes influence you...

    I do not let Basenotes influence me. I only rotate maybe 3 scents at a time, and while that lineup changes, it's more of my own volition than due to what I read here.. I do not personally agree with...
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    Re: Spring/ Summer Fragrance

    I own both, but I would go with Allure Sport
  44. Thread: Favority ALLURE

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    Re: Favority ALLURE

    Allure Sport. Allure Blanche is sort of like a weaker version with a hint of ginger and vanilla and Allure is just too stuffy.
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Vs. Bulgari Aqva?

    It's so amusing that if I say Bulgari Aqua is for old guys, I'll get reported for being ageist, but then anyone born before Nixon was president can make the same claims in reverse and no one seems to...
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Vs. Bulgari Aqva?

    How is something "hard to come-by" when its in every Sephora and Macy's, and one has access to the internet. And why someone would justify their fragrance decision based off price when both frags are...
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    Re: Cigarettes = Anosmia

    If you think your smell of sense is not diminished after smoking a cigarette you are kidding yourself.
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Vs. Bulgari Aqva?

    Allure Homme Sport is leagues better for a young guy who wants to smell fresh and sexy, women love it.. But everyone here on Basenotes will recommend you Bulgari Aqua. Sigh hah.
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    Re: Cigarettes = Anosmia

    The smoke in your nostrils and the traces afterward definitely dulls your sense of smell.

    My own personal experience with smoking for a short time, plus the testimonials of friends about the same...
  50. Re: What is the general consensus on AdG on this forum?

    I gt a bottle a short while ago, ignoring the popularity issue, and the fragrance just didn't sit well with me, Allure Homme Sport is in the same vein, just 100x better.
  51. Thread: Chrome?

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    Re: Chrome?

    If you enjoy Chrome, you'll REALLY enjoy Agua de Loewe. It's a unisex Chrome, without that metallic note.
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    Re: Is $29AUD For Unscented Deodorant Usual?

    Who has 5-10 minutes to wait for their deo to dry?
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    Re: Is $29AUD For Unscented Deodorant Usual?

    Mitchum unscented roll-on SUCKS! I sweat right through it, and I have never ever ever had a problem with sweaty pits. I just switched over to Mitchum Unscented Invisible Solid, different...
  54. Re: Anyone know why Escada Magnetism was discontinued?

    Discontinued because it smells bad.
  55. Re: Does spraying the fragrance at a very close distance increase longevity?

    It changes the scent alot, I prefer to spray all from around the same 4-5" or so under my shirt.
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    Re: Which Creed should I get?

    Longevity with Creeds varies heavily from person to person and with application method.
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    Re: So until an hour ago, I thought...

    Be careful what ya read around here mate, it can sway your opinion into realms it may not be appropriate to be in.

    Many of the members here prefer stronger and stranger scents for their own...
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    Re: If You Were Royalty......

    Jacques Polge would be given unlimited funds.
  59. Poll: Re: I can not decide between these two fragrances Help me!

    It's amazing who they'll let teach kids these days :rolleyes:
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    Re: Wearing fragrance to Job Interview?

    I'd pick a scent you're confident in, but don't feel would offend anyone, and wear it very lightly.
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    Re: What's the best CREED Fragrance?

    Silver Mountain Water.
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    Re: Fragrance with the best drydown??

    Everything in my wardrobe have magnificent drydowns. I don't own scents that I don't love from start to finish, and that finish better be hours and hours after I apply it.
  63. Re: Anyone else get this kind of a reaction from friends???

    Just accept it as a part of yourself, be ready to teach those who don't understand, hold your ground and those in your life who actually care for you will just see it as another part of you. That's...
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    Re: Look what you guys did to me

    You should buy them as 1.5ml spray samples :-o
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    Re: Negative comments about ur cologne?

    Sure, if you want to be that horrible person that makes someone else feel uncomfortable because they can't think of how their actions affect others, such as the amount of cologne applied juxtaposed...
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    Re: Creeds Windsor cedar note?

    Bigdogsleeping, just a friendly bit of advice here. I notice your flag says USA, but you seem to have a bit of trouble writing complete sentences, and it it makes your posts hard to read....
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    Re: How the hell do you ship fragrances overseas?

    Well your little "personal thing" against lying is going to complicate getting your fragrances where you need them to go, Canada is a bitch to ship to.
  68. Re: Jersey Shore Ah the Guido's - whats that scent?

    In one part of the show, they show them with BOD X2 Cologne, but advertisements for that shit juice run throughout the commercial breaks, and you never see the stuff outside of the box in the show.
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    Re: Bond Fragrances We Won't Be Seeing on Shelves

    You sir, win this thread. :beer:
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    Re: Bond Fragrances We Won't Be Seeing on Shelves

    Eau de l'hobo, doubt it.
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    Re: 1.7oz or 3.4+ oz bottles?

    I only buy 3.4 or larger for myself, because I only buy scents I absolutely LOVE. For others I buy 1.7oz.
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    Re: Favorite fresh/aqua scent

    Thanks alot L'adventurier, I'll try it this weekend.
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    Re: New Tom Ford - Bois Marocain

    I'll take cedar over pine anyday ;-) Excited to see your review mate!
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    Re: Favorite fresh/aqua scent

    L'adventurier, would you care to comment on MI's longevity? Perhaps in general and compared to it's Creed brother SMW, as I believe you own/sampled/reviewed both?

    I was taken aback by its beauty...
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    Re: Rakishly handsome frag

    Creed Silver Mountain Water. Suave.
  76. Re: Which aquatic fragrance completes better my wardrobe?

    L'eau D'Issey pour Homme or Agua de Loewe would work well. AdL is a higher quality version of Chrome IMO.
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    Re: Fragrance Synesthesia

    I agree with you, but I don't think any of us are using the term to state we're experiencing full blown diagnosable synesthesia, but these perceptions are definately stronger than associations,...
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    Re: What's the fragrance of the decade?

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    He said one guys, one. Not 15 you think are great this month ;-)
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    Re: Fragrance Synesthesia

    I'm a psych grad student myself, and to correct you if you're getting the wrong impression, these associations/perceptions are subtle, not distractingly overt, but more observable if I'm looking for...
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    Re: Fragrance Synesthesia

    I just wish the juice in Egoiste was red. A real crimson, scarlet, bloody red.
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    Re: Creed Store Now open In New york

    I was intrigued by Bond at first, but upon further investigation, found their products to be of mediocre quality and composition, and the Creed originals they are based off to be far superior.
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    Re: Creed Store Now open In New york

    After reading this and your other posts, I'm fairly certain you're some fanatical Bond employee who's posting here sheerly just to increase Bond sales. All you do is hate on Creed and push Bond in...
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    Re: Fragrance Synesthesia

    Music has distinct colors and textures as well for me, they're subtle, within my mind's eye, but still present nonetheless. My appreciation for these sorts of things, colors, nature, music,...
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    Fragrance Synesthesia

    For those who aren't aware, synesthesia is the perception of one sense as if it were another, in addition to the primary sense being experienced, such as seeing sounds, or more relevantly, smelling...
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    Re: Creed Store Now open In New york

    Yeah, a group of amateur fragrance enthusiasts is going to somehow prove that powerhouse international upscale fragrance company, Creed, bullshits their stories.

    They have a wonderful PR...
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    Poll: Re: Time to review your favorite house :) - POLL

    Creed and Chanel missing from this list kills its credibility imo.
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    Re: YouTube Cologne Reviewer

    I'll leave my reviewing to foetidus.
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    Re: A Fresh, Clean, and Soapy smell

    I didn't find that IdH had much longevity. Am I crazy here? I loved the scent otherwise, but its poor longevity was a kicker for me.
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    Re: Fans of Caron PUH

    I personally love Lavender Vanilla by Yankee Candle, which is a candle blend of bergamot, lavender, vanilla, and musk, so I think CPUH may be some sort of holy grail for me.

    But, the production...
  90. Re: If you had to pick 1 cologne for a high school boy (15), which would you choose?

    Well, apparently my first post was too ageist or something of the sort, so I'll sugar coat it :lolk:. Get Chanel Allure Homme Sport man, it's the best scent if you want to smell like a young, sexy,...
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    Re: Looking for cologne

    Go for Chanel Allure Homme Sport, it's honestly the most complimented and loved scent I've worn, and I love it myself. It has amazing longevity, sillage, and composition, and its perfect for someone...
  92. Re: labor of love: what are the best scents created for husbands?

    Excellent story, my favorite part of fragrance aside from the actually olfactory experience, is the emotional experience.
  93. Re: labor of love: what are the best scents created for husbands?

    I know that's said with a smirk, or at least I'd hope so, all you married folk seem irreversibly depressed except when you're having affairs. :rolleyes:
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    Re: Tam Dao - King Of Sandalwood

    I loved the bottle I owned for roughly a week, but I am a stickler for longevity, so I had to let it go. Really a stellar fragrance though, an EDP form would be amazing.
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    Re: John Varvatos longevity 'disapointed'

    It actually makes sense, troll. You smell stronger, as in you have more sillage, but a scent with no longevity will still meander down into next-to-nothing regardless of how much you spray.
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    Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    A fine vintage.
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    Re: How to get an Axe addict into the real stuff..

    99% of people wear Axe/Lynx because they are lazy and do not care past spraying SOMETHING on.

    Best bet though is to give up trying to convert them, and just kill them. That way when you sell their...
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    Re: What's Endangered Of Being Discontinued?

    We can only hope Kouros is on its way out, then the world can breathe a little easier.
  99. Re: FragranceNet.... a truly disappointing experience

    Truths
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    Re: New Polo red white and blue

    America, fuck yeah
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