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    Re: Looking to buy first Oud Fragrance

    Saw answer above. Disregard!
  2. Re: What's the darkest scent that you know? And with dark I mean SUPER-DARK!!!

    Try Malle's Bois d'Orage (French Lover)...very dry with a 'damp stone' note.
  3. Re: Serge Lutens Arabie - the grown up version of V&R Spicebomb ?!?!

    One of my favs. Unique and interesting, doubt I'll ever run into someone else wearing it. Need a backup bottle!
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    Re: Looking for a zen fragrance

    I also recommend French Lover/Bois D'Orage (same frag) by Malle. Dry and earthy.
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    Re: A question for those who decant by spraying

    Thanks all! So I guess for me a .7 ml sample without a spray top would be about 2-3 wearings. Good to know!

    Much appreciated!
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    A question for those who decant by spraying

    Does anyone have a feel for the average amount of fragrance dispensed with each pump? I know it will vary based on brand, but is there a typical range?
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    Re: Cutting through the Heat

    Yohji Homme
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    Re: How often do you get to wear London?

    Very often. Works well for me 3 seasons of the year. It is a go-to for me when I'm on the fence in the morning, and I have a backup bottle waiting for when my current one goes dry.
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    Re: Fragrances of Comme des Garcons

    Hinoki followed by Vettiveru.
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    Re: Which will be your first buy for 2012?

    I'm leaning toward Tauer's Cologne du Maghreb, but I could be detoured to one of my other 'wants' if the right opportunity presents itself....
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    Re: Brecourt Contre Pouvoir

    Mauvais Garcon is one of the samples I got and will try soon. What are your impressions of it?
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    Brecourt Contre Pouvoir

    I just received this from IndieScents, along with three samples. The shipment was well packed, and I would not hesitate to order from them again.

    Brecourt frags aren't in the database yet, so...
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    Re: which one would you recommend ?

    Another vote for London. It's a staple for me.
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    Re: Fragrances that smell like rain or wet earth???

    French Lover (Bois d'Orage) hands down...
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    Re: spicy warm and elegant?

    Tom Ford Extreme
  16. Thread: Dried fruit

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    Re: Dried fruit

    Arabie. Wearing it now...
  17. Thread: Dirt Scent

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    Re: Thunderstorm

    Try Bois d'Orage by Malle. This scratches that itch well for me.
  18. Re: Best/favorite mass market fragrance in the past 5 years?

    +1 Burberry London
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    Re: What fragance would Dr House wear?

    Even better! Except that Wilson probably wears something inept...like Eternity?
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    Re: What fragance would Dr House wear?

    Yes! I agree. Great thread!
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    Re: BMM10: 3/26 Game 61

    Congrats! That's going to be one fragrant wedding...
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    Re: ''You smell like steak !"

    SL Arabie - A1 sauce in a bottle.
  23. Re: recommend me some 80's powerhouse outdated fragrances

    Polo. Drakkar Noir.
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    Great glimpse at an unfamiliar subculture -...

    Great glimpse at an unfamiliar subculture - thanks!
  25. Thread: March GQ

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    Re: March GQ

    _______
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    Poll: Re: Do you mind if a scent is linear?

    A great linear and a great evolving frag are both great - just in different ways.
  27. Thread: March GQ

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    March GQ

    There is a one page article in the March GQ (page 111, Grooming), looking at niche and where to buy it. Mentions include Aedes, LafcoNY, nolita, Malle, Scent Bar, Luckyscent, and Byredo.

    How did...
  28. Re: Which notes in the pyramid will turn you off before even sniffing a fragrance?

    Patchouli
  29. Re: Your Favorite Bottle Design-and the juice that should be in it!

    I think the bottle for Bulgari Black is quite fitting.


    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/md/26120268.jpg
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    Re: What is Basenotes' Acqua di Gio?

    Havana!
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    I can't seem to get to my wardrobe...

    I can post (obviously), and am logged in (my name is at the top of the page) - but when I click 'My Wardrobe' it takes me to a pag telling me to register or Login.

    But I am logged in.

    Anyone?
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    Re: What scent are you hoping Santa brings?

    Bel Ami
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    Re: How long do you keep your cologne?

    Eternity is the only one I've ever had go bad.
  34. Thread: Mens Wallets

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    Mens Wallets

    I currently carry a Robe di Firenze brown multi-fold wallet:

    http://dynamic.forzieri.com/is/image/Forzieri/prdm_rf16114-034-2?wid=354&hei=454
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    Re: Czech & Speake "Cuba" vs. Aramis "Havana"

    Don't know why, but Cuba has an awful, pool-chlorine like smell on me. :confused:

    Havana, however, ROCKS!
  36. Thread: Spicy!

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    Re: Spicy!

    A great list of candidates! Thanks to everyone who contributed.

    Spicy, Dry Frags

    Azzaro PH
    Basala
    Cacharel pour homme
    Derrick Black
    Jacomo de Jacomo
    L'eau D'Issey PH Intense
  37. Thread: Spicy!

    by Jerok
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    Spicy!

    I'm looking to try something strong (for fall/winter), spicy but dry, with an Indian or Arabic influence but little sweetness.

    I've considered (but have not sampled) Jacko, Arabie, and Ambre...
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    Re: Has Chanel Egoiste been discontinued??

    I sure hope not! I've been delaying a purchase of this - I just bought Havana and the wife surely would like me to take a break. I almost caved in at an airport duty-free yesterday.

    I really...
  39. Thread: On collecting

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    Re: On collecting

    Interesting! I enjoy his work.

    I save quotes that resonate with me, and read through them from time to time.
  40. Thread: On collecting

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    On collecting

    Thought I'd share a favorite quote from Jose Saramago on the phenomenon of collecting:

    There are people like Senhor José everywhere, who fill their time, or what they believe to be their spare...
  41. Re: Who has been able to purchase relaunch of Havana?

    I don't think it was slated for full release until October?
  42. Thread: Best scent ever

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    Re: Best scent ever

    My fav dub-containing album is Sandinista by the Clash!
  43. Thread: Where to start

    by Jerok
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    Re: Where to start

    Try Paco Rabbane PH - a classic standby masculine, with good longevity and a friendly price tag.
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    Re: BADASS vetivers?!

    CdG Vettiveru
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday 12 May 2009

    Paco Rabanne PH
  46. Thread: New Newbie

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    Re: New Newbie

    Welcome! Guerlain is my most worn, most flexible vetiver, can wear it anytime.

    I also enjoy Comme de Garcon's Vettiveru - it is a bit stronger to me in sillage (how much it projects), but does not...
  47. Poll: Re: My wife won't "alllow" me to buy fragrances for the next 6 months

    Wife unhappy = problem

    Unless you don't like her...

    Sometimes spending time on a hiatus makes you appreciate what you have!
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    Re: S o t D - May 1, 2009

    Paco Rabane PH
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    Re: Sampling strategy

    Check out the package deals at TPC - they have some programmed decant sets (beginner, advanced), by type, or by house. They also have great service!
  50. Thread: Flawless?

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    Re: Flawless?

    An old skool fan! I have worn the heck out of Paco, and recently have discovered vintage Bel Ami, which I now must track down...

    Dimitrios,

    I'll have to check out your wardrobe - seems like I...
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    Re: S O T D, Friday 10th April 2009

    CDG Vettiveru
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    Re: S o t d - Tuesday, 07 April 09

    It was cool here today - Burberry London.
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday 29 March 2009

    Tried my sample of Aramis Havana to see what all the fuss is about.

    Now i have to decide if it is worth it to track this down, or try an inexpensive alternative - Montana.
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    Re: The fragrance of a tobacco shop?

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, without a doubt!
  55. Thread: Art galery

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    Re: Art galery

    One word ... Yatagan!
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    Re: Only The Brave by Diesel

    Make fun of a bottle? I PITY THE FOOL..........
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    Re: Various treatments of tobacco

    I just tried Cuba for the first time, and got exactly the chlorine effect you describe. I thought something may have happened to the sample. Tobacco Vanille and London are fine on me.
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    Re: A woody, earthy scent

    Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain - try it!
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    Lalique tightening their distribution grip?

    I've been wanting a bottle of Encre Noir, but my situation is such that PayPal and mail order is my preferred method of purchase.

    I can't seem to find an online source that fits my needs. The...
  60. Thread: My day in Court

    by Jerok
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    Re: My day in Court

    Lightgreen-

    My current favs are Burberry London, Terre d'Hermes, Paco Rabbane PH, and Guerlain Vetiver. My favorite notes are tobacco, vetiver, and woods. To try some new things (and variations...
  61. Re: What would you do with a scent you're not sure about but gets you tons of COMPLIM

    Maybe she was just looking for an excuse to chat you up, and would have complimented you no matter what you were wearing.

    Wear what YOU like. Find something you love, that will knock her socks...
  62. Thread: My day in Court

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    My day in Court

    Okay, I'm new here, and I had a big itch to try several new frags. My work schedule doesn't allow a lot of shopping time to sample, so I followed the recommendation of several folks here and looked...
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    Re: Sample Sites in Depth

    Which of these take PayPal? I know TPC does, but does anyone else?

    Sometimes it's hard to find this info without actually registering and getting to checkout...

    JO
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    Re: Handy overview for beginners (10-minute video)

    Outstanding! Thanks! (To both of you)
  65. Thread: Free Cosmetics

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    My Bad

    Ooops - looks like Tuesday is the 20th.
  66. Thread: Free Cosmetics

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    Free Cosmetics

    Have you all heard about the class action lawsuit that requires retailers to give away free cosmetics/frags on Tuesday?
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  67. Thread: Free Cosmetics

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    Free Cosmetics

    Have you all heard about the class action lawsuit that requires retailers to give away free cosmetics/frags on Tuesady?
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    Re: I like Burberry London...but I want MORE

    Thanks all for the suggestions! I've placed an order for a couple of samples from TPC.

    Any other suggestions?
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    I like Burberry London...but I want MORE

    London is a great scent - lots of notes I like. Sillage and longevity are not great on me, though.

    Is there anything similar but deeper and stronger?

    I have also been wanting to try Encre...
  70. Thread: Suggestions

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    Re: Suggestions

    I really enjoy Burberry London...
  71. Thread: Introduction

    by Jerok
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    Re: Introduction

    Thanks all for the kind responses!

    I found that Encre Noir sounds interesting to me for starters. Now I have to find an online source...any suggestions? It's not too convenient for me to make it...
  72. Thread: Introduction

    by Jerok
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    Introduction

    I'm new here, and this is my first post. I've been lurking for the past week or so, and learning a lot!

    I have four frags on my sink, and enjoy them all. Until recently, I didn't know I had:
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