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  1. would you consider yourself a fragrance 'snob'?

    every hobby has their share of snobs. watch snobs, fashion snobs, fragrance snobs, etc...i even visit a shaving forum and thier are shaving snobs if you can believe that. for example, in the shaving...
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    Re: Best cologne for a 14 1/2 year old?

    some of these are terrible recommendations for a 14 year old. dior homme? hermes dorange verte? if you want to end up smelling like your dad, then sure these will do the jobs.



    for a 14 year...
  3. Re: Prada Luna Rossa, new male perfume by Prada

    this is the best designer release of 2012. i initially smelled it at macys about a month ago and blew it off as a typical, macy's 'crowd pleaser' scent that the clueless macys rep was trying to sell...
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    bottles you've broken?

    i just broke my second fragrance bottle. my first was gucci by gucci sport. didnt really care as the fragrance had no longevity or projection whatsoever. right now i just dropped bleu de chanel.:huh:...
  5. 5ml decant swaps for anything in my wardrobe

    im looking to swap 5ml decants for anything in my wardrobe. check my wishlist for anything im looking for, as well as any other offers you might have.

    thanks
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    Re: Any love for Creed Erolfa

    not a fan of it, basil overload
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, Apr, 6th, 2013

    Prada Luna Rossa
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    Re: New Bond No.9 - Take on Aventus?

    My problem with Bond fragrances is it just seems like they have no creativity. Its almost like they take a good designer scent and make it slightly better by using higher quality ingredients, or they...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste or Chanel Egoiiste Platinum

    PE, the original is a disgusting old man scent. They are drastically different. But if that's your thing go for it.
  10. Designer bottles for cheap(YSL, Bvlgari, DG, etc...)

    None is these have boxes, please add $6 for shipping. US ONLY

    Diesel Fuel for Life - 1.7oz, 80% left - $20
    Bvlgari Black - 1.7oz, 90% left(i think, hard to tell due to bottle design) - $25...
  11. Creed Royal Water longevity and projection

    i went to the Nieman Marcus in Beverly Hills this past Wed and tried out numerous Creeds that I hadn't smelled before. My 2 favorites were Royal Oud and Royal Water. anyone know what the longevity...
  12. Re: recieved 2 creed bottles from fragrancenet, terrible

    well its not just the bottle. the MI juice smelled watered down and weak, with a synthetic opening. it didnt smell as natural as the sample i got a few months ago from NM. the MI i bought a few years...
  13. recieved 2 creed bottles from fragrancenet, terrible

    i recieved 2 4.0z bottles of GIT and MI. the GIT smells decent, bottle sprays great. the MI however has this wierd discoloring inside the cap. also the sprayer seems only seems to produce half the...
  14. Re: differences between creed GIT at Fragrancenet

    thanks guys. i thought one of them might have been a tester or missing a cap.
  15. differences between creed GIT at Fragrancenet

    anyone know what the 2 differences are in these?

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/creed-green-irish-tweed-cologne/creed/mens-fragrances/mf/en_US/00608

    one is 'EDP' and the other is labeled as...
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    Re: No such thing as "Christian Dior"

    read this post, was this you? LOL

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/212334-Which-scent-gets-you-the-most-female-compliments?p=2855389&viewfull=1#post2855389
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    Re: Best Scent to Watch the Oscars?

    rive gauche
  18. any atomizers out there that use sprayers like Creed?

    one of the things i really like about creeds are the sprayers. it a a full, light spray that covers lots of area. wanted to know if there are any atomizers on the market that use a sprayer that is...
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    Re: Calvin Klein fragrances

    The only one I enjoy is Eternity and CK Be. I blind bought Euphoria Intense and it is terrible. It just smells like synthetic bubblegum. Obsession Night knight is also bad, like a synthetic pear....
  20. is pure havane worth getting if you already own pure malt?

    im havent smelled it yet but im thinking of heading down to nordstroms and trying it out. is it worth the trip? i just hate going to dept stores. i'm a fan of the a-men series and do enjoy the smell...
  21. so who else here went thru a fragrance 'phase'?

    around january of last year i started getting into fragrances. this was back at a time when the youtube reviewers were just starting out. back then it was only robes, tswetcoff, and cformosa4. as...
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    Re: Live Jazz's spearmint.

    good cheapie frag for sure.
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    Poll: Re: Burberry Brit or Burberry London ?

    brit, i think london is a better frag but i can only wear it during the fall season. it wont go well in spring or summer imo
  24. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    Overrated? LOL this isn't a sport. Trying too hard? Trying too hard at what? He's just a dude who reviews fragrances and trys to help out others. People here act as if he's making million of dollars...
  25. Re: Zino by Davidoff vs Michael by Michael Kors - what would you choose?

    I would go for Michael. I know people here are saying Michael gets bad longevity but Zino is awful on my skin I get about 2-3 hours max with it.
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    Re: Fragrance for a young guy starting work?

    Stay away from Guerlain Vetiver unless you want to smell like a 50+ man. Otherwise:

    Guerlain Homme: Fresh Mojito.

    Platinum Egoise: Fresh Peppermint at first them turns slightly sour floral. One...
  27. Re: Young Men (20's to Early 30's), What Are Your Top 3 Fragrances?

    Age: 29

    At the moment:

    1)Aventus
    2)Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce
    3)Chanel Bleu
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    Re: Similar to Dior Homme?

    L'Instant de Guerlain has a similar feel to it. I think its much better than Dior Homme personally, as the latter is Iris overload.
  29. Re: Cartier Roadster, good for college student?

    its a deent fragrance but not suited for everyday use imo. once a week maybe for me.
  30. How do you react when people tell you you're wearing too much fragrance?

    I went to order some food at the local mexican place and some girl that works there(18 yr old) has the hots for me. Anyway before I got there I took a shower and used 3 sprays of Aventus(one on left...
  31. Re: Youtube Review Thread #88 : Cool Water by Davidoff : not as aquatic as you think

    Been a fan of this one since 94. Nice thing about it is it isn't as big as it used to be in the 90s. I think ill wear it tomorrow as my SOTD.
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste or Hanae Mori?

    PE for me. Hanae smells too feminine for me.
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    Poll: Re: Boss bottled vs Gucci pour homme I

    If u want to smell like a 45 yr ol man covered in pencil shavings then get gucci otherwise get the boss imo the gucci sillage is very strong and doesn't make it too versatile. Not to mention women ur...
  34. Re: Youtube Review Thread #82 : Power by Kenzo : Underrated

    I used to like this but later found it too feminine.
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    Arrogance by Rick 'The Model' Martel

    Not sure if there are any 80s/early 90s WWF fans but while searching for some vids I on Youtube I came across these classic vids of Rick 'The Model' Martel promoting his signature fragrance...
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    Re: Polo Blue vs Bleu de Chanel

    Id take Bleu, only because it has significantly better projection and longevity. While I think Polo Blue has a better scent, its projection and longevity are horrible.
  37. Re: Is a good idea to get a Pure Coffee if i already get Pure Malt?

    i would not recommend buying this scent unless you have tried it first. its one of those hate it or love it scents. me personally i bought it blind and it smells a little wierd. i mean if the average...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I really enjoy this fragrance, due to its versatility and positive feedback it gets from women of all ages. Bottle design is nice too. I paid about 200 for mine off Ebay. Thats probably the most I...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    it smells like strawberry jelly. nothing sexy about it.
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    if i like fierce will i enjoy this? im a huge fan of fierce.
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme V Dior Homme

    if you want to smell like a womans handbag and be made fun of by college women then by all means get dior homme! Otherwise get the channel.
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    Re: Time for a geezer Youtube channel?

    I disagree with the "they dont seem very helpful" comment made in the OP. Perhaps the types of fragrances being reviewed by most Youtube reviewers(mostly designer or more modern fragrances) do not...
  43. which niche fragrances offer the best versatility?

    i mainly am into designer fragrances and the reason for this is due to thier versatility. most designer fragrances are meant to appeal to a broad range of individuals and situations while most niche...
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    Re: BEST: Clubbing Fragrances

    one million and body kouros
  45. Re: Los Angeles Basenotes Meetup - October 3-4, 2010

    Too bad I didnt know about it woulda went!
  46. Re: What is a good cologne for casual/sports bar use?

    light application of farenheit
    bvlgari black
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    Re: Fragrance for a Physician

    If i was a physician I'd wear a clean, soapy type of scent. Gendarme or Mugler cologne would both be good choices. I'd feel weird wearing something like Chanel or YSL.
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    Re: gendarme vs clean men

    The thing with Gendarme is it wont make you smell like you're wearing a fragrance, but rather that fabric softner, fresh out the dryer scent. Here is my experiance with soapy fragrances:

    Mugler...
  49. Re: Is Chanel Homme Sport an acceptable everyday and work scent?

    Absolutley.

    Regarding One Million I find it too sweet and strong for work. Platinum Egoiste and Chanel Bleu are good ones also.
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    Re: I got SLAMMED for my SOTD at work today!!!

    Allergic reaction? What a f'in pussy. I probably would have put more on if someone told me that.
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    Poll: Re: Bvlgari Black or Fahrenheit Dior

    Dior
  52. Vetiver based fragrance for young professional?

    What would you guys recommend for a vetiver based fragrance that would work well for a young professional working in the corporate world?(think well-dressed business casual). Iv'e tried Guerlain...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday September 19, 2010

    Gucci by gucci sport
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    Re: Mint note: Roadster or Live Jazz?

    Ill take live jazz. Roadster is all mint while live jazz is a grapefruit/mint combo which is a little more diverse.
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    Re: Alternatives to Chanel Allure Homme Sport?

    Versace pour homme is a great alternative. Its almost a clone of sport but its a litte cheaper. Longevity isn't as good though. Another frag with the same orange creamsicle is boss in motion.
  56. Thread: Advice?

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    Re: Advice?

    I think Bang and Dior Homme and horrible fragrances for an 18 year old! These are definately older gentleman frags. Most 18 year olds aren't going to like Dior Homme and neither will most college...
  57. Re: Angel Men Pure Coffee or Bond No. 9 New Haarlem?

    Neither of them are that great but if I had to choose id go with New Haarlem. Pure Coffee has more of a dark chocolate/burnt cup of brewed coffee smells to it while New Haarlem is a super sweet...
  58. Re: Is it worth buying Musc Ravageur if i already have.....

    yes it smells terrific
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    Re: Fragrance suggestions.

    body kouros or rochas man. young women go crazy over it. skip rive gauche unless you want to smell like ur dad.
  60. LAX to JFK, pick a fragrance for my trip from my wardrobe

    Flying from LA to NY this week. Looking for a scent to wear that will be appropriate for my attire(business casual) and wont suffocate anyone next to me. Which do you guys think would be a good pick?...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    On the elevator ride up to my place, woman told me I smell terrific. I was wearing Bvlgari Aqua Marine.
  62. Re: What are your thoughts on Givenchy Pour Homme?

    This is quite possibly the most boring, generic and uninteresting fragrance I own. Another fresh, fruity fragrance with no personality.
  63. Re: Ralph Lauren Big Pony Collection In a Nutshell..

    :rolleyes:
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    Re: Chanel Bleu de Chanel (the mediocrity continues)

    exactly. i dont know why people's expectations were so high for this one...if it's going to be on a counter at macy's, its not going to be some out of this world fragrance.


    the only one that...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Got a compliment wearing this yesterday from my cousin 3 hours after applying 3 sprays.
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    Re: London or JPG le male

    Both good but I would only wear LeMale in cold weather due to how strong it is. London is better this hotter weather.
  67. Re: Help me decide between these two: L'Instant De Guerlain or Armani Code

    sounds like ur leaning with l'instant but i seem to get more compliments with code from women.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    so how long before this stuff hits the online retailers like fragrancenet? i refuse to pay anything over 180 for any fragrance. i sure as hell dont want to pay no damn 280 which is what creed is...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    so is this stuff on sale anywhere yet? i went to macy's on monday and they gave me the same old 'it will be on sale in 2 weeks' bs. i just wanted to know if any of the major dept stores are selling...
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    Re: reactions to davidoff zino?

    well because it is one of the most unique frags ive tried i wanted to see what kind of reactions i got. a few months ago someone knocked on my door, i opened it and it was this cute blonde colleged...
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    reactions to davidoff zino?

    i have had this in my collection and enjoy it but have only worn it a handful of times. due to it being one of the more unique smells, i just cant find a good occasion to wear it. what kind of...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Tried this out today. In a nutshell:

    If you like Allure, the Allure flankers and Platinum Egoiste, you will enjoy this. If you enjoy Egoiste, Pour Monsiour, and Antaeus you will hate this. I...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne 1 Million: Final Verdict

    this stuff works great for a club or party but i wouldnt wear it anywhere else.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    how is the longevity on this? is it as good as allure? i get about 8 hours with allure.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    i'd really like a bottle of this stuff! is it being sold anywhere online?
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    Re: Rochas Man or Hanae Mori?

    Never tried Hanae Mori but Rochas Man is a huge score with women. They go crazy over that stuff and im not sure why. It's also long lasting and projects well with 3 sprays.
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    Re: YSL La Nuit vs Dior Homme

    do yourself a favor and SAMPLE dior homme if you are considering it. DO NOT blind buy it. to me it makes you smell like women's makeup, but i guess some people like that smell. la nuit imo is a much...
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    Poll: Re: Abercrombie Fierce vs. Chanel Allure

    i probably prefer allure but to me its way too strong for the summer heatl
  79. Poll: Re: Fierce vs. Fuel for Life vs. Cool Water vs. Jake (Best Bang for the Buck)

    Of the ones you mentioned I enjoy Fierce the most however it's probably too common for high schoolers. Fuel for Life is OK but the problem with it is it has incredible longevity and projection. There...
  80. Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme Sport longevity and projection

    I know people here rag on this one but what kind of projection and longevity does this thing get? I took a whiff of it at Macy's and thought it was a nice, clean summer scent. Much better than the...
  81. Re: Comprehensive Gourmand List For New Members

    i wouldnt consider lemale, PI, santal, or joop gourmands.
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva is my new signature scent

    this is an excellent scent for working when wearing business casual i have found. i love it.
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed or Terre d'Hermes?

    why on gods earth are people recommend terre d'hermes to a 20 year old? see this is the same mistake i made when i signed up here. i asked the same question and many were saying to get terre d'hermes...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Coffee, Rochas Man, New Haarlem

    the way i see it is:

    rochas man: 70% green notes, 30% mocha coffee notes

    new haarlem: 70% mocha coffee notes, 30% green notes

    i prefer new haarlem but i will say rochas man is one hell of a...
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    Re: New Haarlem appreciation thread

    how would one spray this if working in a small office? i dont want to suffocate everyone. when i say small think a 2 bed apt size.

    thanks
  86. Re: ? on Creed and thoughts on Unforgivable, Dolce & Gabbana and Armani Code?

    Code is amazing I love. It starts off lemony then ends off in a powdery, tonka bean dominant scent. Pretty decent longevity and projection. I think you would enjoy it if you own Cool Water. Dolce and...
  87. Re: Collecting Fragrances: Do You Feel Like an Adict?

    LOL when I know I have an upcoming week at work thats going to be difficult, ill ussally buy some frags online on the Friday before that week so i can get them delivered during the rough week im...
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    Re: Fragrance with coffee notes

    rochas man is your best bet. like someone mentioned it has more of a mocha blend then actual black coffee(amen pure coffee). dont worry about not getting amen pure coffee you're not missing much. its...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, Vol. 2

    my pickups in the last month:

    ck obsession night
    gucci pour homme ii
    ck euphoria intense
    ysl opium
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    Poll: Re: Chrome vs Dior Homme

    if you want to smell like women's makeup, sure go for dior homme. otherwise get chrome.
  91. Re: Any scents that smell like a freshly cut pineapple??

    bond no 9 riverside drive and joop nightflight
  92. Re: Burberry's London. warm sweet cherry smell. Where else can I find this note?

    john varvatos
  93. Re: What are some really luxurious scented soaps?

    prada amber smells like 5 star hotel soap.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition III

    http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/7778/dsc00197a.jpg
    http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/9959/dsc00198j.jpg
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  95. Re: got my first complient from parents wearing bois du portugal by creed today

    lol i like it also its one of those scents i would wear because i like it and dont care what anyone else thinks. during those times when im not trying to make an impression on anyone, but rather...
  96. got my first complient from parents wearing bois du portugal by creed today

    was testing this out today and went to my parents house. my dad asked me if i was wearing cologne. i said yes and he said "it smelled nice". lol its funny cause i wear something different over there...
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    Re: Maximum no of perfume bottles

    i have 35 now and plan on getting to 50. after that im just gonna do swap/buy decants to keep me busy.
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    Re: Fragrances with cookie smell

    ill have to try this out, i love those things.
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    Re: My First eBay Fake aka That's no Angel!

    funny story...i bought A-Men blindly on ebay a few months ago...it was a tester bottle for a seller who had high feedback and guaranteed authenticity. so i sprayed it on my hand and IMMEDIATLY...
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    Re: What makes Dior Homme smell like lipstick?

    i just tried this out for the first time and damn it it does smell like lipstick to me...interestingly enough though im enjoying it? i dont know what it is but there is some other note in there that...
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