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    Re: What is Aventus similar too?

    Yeah I have been away Odious. There is this other little site called Youtube that can really saps someones online time eh? I checked in to see the new darling is Aventus so I had to give it a try. I...
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    Re: What is Aventus similar too?

    I rec'd this today from Perfumed Court and I think it smells like the original Gucci pour homme. I also think if someone were to add ash to Bulgari pour homme you would get this smell too as Aventus...
  3. Something similar to discontinued version(#2) of Burberry for men.?

    What is similar to the original Original Burberry for Men? Not a typo.
    The one that came out in 1992 with the glass bottle modeld after a sterling silver flask with pleats on the side and a blue...
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    Re: Chergui = Escada Magnetism?

    Yeah I love Aramis and also wear the original Knize. I haven' tried Knize10. I am out of Kouros and don't think I'll replace it. Thanks Roland.
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    Re: Chergui = Escada Magnetism?

    Well okay eveyone thinks there is no similariy I suppose. I don't know then. Maybe it is Chic by Herrera I am thinking of. It seems to remind me of something fairly recent in release though. Thanks.
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    Chergui = Escada Magnetism?

    I received a sample of Chergui today and I thought it very similar to Magnetism. I am trying to get away from feminine scents so I won't be getting this one unfortunately. A lot of vanilla yes?
    I...
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    What is Aventus similar too?

    Hi everyone. I haven't posted here since Moby Dick was a guppy. Anyway I have heard the buzz about Aventus. It is somewhat hard to get a sample. I guess Aedes doesn't carry Creed anymore hey?...
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    Why no Antonio reviews?

    Hi everyone.Why are there no Antonio(Antonio Banderas) reviews here? The one released in 2006.Didn't it win a FIFA or something?
    Nothing remarked at perfume emporium either. I really like it...
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    Re: Homemade fragrance hits and misses

    Hi Eliabund.I have been studying your text here for a couple of days.I would really love for you to continue with the middle notes.I think,in general,the basenotes are what are the most important as...
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    Re: bewitched by mitsouko

    How close is this stuff to Acier Aluminium? I have to try some as I heard they were close.Roland. :)
  11. Thread: Fahrenheit.....

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    Re: Fahrenheit.....

    I really like Fahrenheit.However does one really consider this manly smelling?Someone at perfumeeporium said that Adrienne Vittadini for women was identical in smell.Roland.
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    Re: Amouage Dia = Boucheron Jaipur Homme

    I agree Chuck.Jaipur smells like Lolita.I don't think it is in a class with Dia.Roland.
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    Re: More Rive Gauche compliments!

    Hi everyone.I really love Brut so I have always liked RG.However more recently if I were to analyse things RG would probably have a coveted slot in my top 10(simulates dusting of his shoulder in a...
  14. Thread: JHL

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    Re: JHL

    Does anyone think JHL lacks sillage? I really like it however I prefer scents with a ton of sillage,"joopesque" sillage if you will.
    I think Acier Aluminium is very similar and somewhat smoother...
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    Re: Vetiver by Guerlain

    Magnificent,Peut-etre vous avez raison.Je n'ai essaye jamais le version ancien seulment le recien,ce qui est troh evanescent,troh faible.Guerlain devrais reintroduire l'original.Roland.
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    Re: Vetiver by Guerlain

    Yeah I like GV alot but here is my problem with it:if you pour half a bottle on you the person standing right next to you,almost touching even,wouldn't be able to smell a thing.Nada,Rien,Nihil.
    I...
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    Re: The best of Davidoff

    Well all I know of the Davidoff line is Zino and Cool Water and I'll take CW anytime over Zino.I still think it is a big rip-off of GIT though.But if Creed ripped of XS and Cologne than I can wear CW...
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    Re: Homemade fragrance hits and misses

    Excellent post Elaibund!! Be great if you could post a recipe or two to elucidate your point on diffusions or dilutions better.Tres interesante.Thanks Roland.
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    Re: Helmut Lang Cuiron

    Does anyone know why exactly this was discontinued? Lackluster sales I would suppose like everything else.It really got good reviews though.Critical success but failed at the box office.
    Anyways...
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    Re: Helmut Lang Cuiron

    This is one of the most fabulous leather scents.Much better than Michael Kors.That is unbelievable that it is kaput after what only 2-3 years.Pathetic.Roland.
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    Re: Scents that chicks dig?

    Earthy and/or dirty scents I would imagine.Roland.
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    Re: Similar fragances  to Mark Birley?

    HI Moonfish.Yes I have to try Hiris.I heard alot about it.I like the Hermes house.
    Anyway I tried Vetiver Extraordinaire today and at this point have to say it is alot like Mark Birley.Greener...
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    Re: WHICH GUERLAIN SHOULD BE IN ONE'S WARDROBE??

    Habit Rouge Leger is really nice.Tad more versatile and mellow than the original.Roland.
  24. Thread: Sexy scents

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    Re: Sexy scents

    Gucci Envy and Creed Acier Aluminium spring to mind.Piper Nigrum too I guess,especially the opening.Roland.
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    Re: The BEST Fragrance House

    With regard to Creed I am like Will Rogers,I never met a creed I didn't like.
    Designer wise the big A,Armamis/Lauder.
  26. Thread: Top 5

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    Re: Top 5

    Amouage Dia
    Acier Aluminium
    SMW
    GIT
    Fahrenheit or Polo green
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    Re: Just had to share re Aramis

    Good question.And if he was so embarassed why would he disclose that he put it on his "bum" for God's sake.
    If he had been caught red handed wearing A*men he really would have been three shades of...
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    Re: Similar fragances  to Mark Birley?

    I wonder if one could buy carrot seed essential oil.I haven't researched this.If indeed one could I bet it would come close to Mark Birley.
    I really like Mark Birley.Just as some think of AdG as...
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    Re: Just had to share re Aramis

    Well I haven't tried Krizia uomo or the Guerlain but I will take Aramis over those others any day.I like Yatagan but it can't touch the big A.Roland.
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    Re: Michael for Man (Michael Kors)

    I just tried Knize Ten today thanks to the generosity of another basenoter,MJH(thanks Mike!) and I got to say it is a much nicer leather scent than this scent.That isn't tantamount to saying Kors is...
  31. Thread: Joop Rococo

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    Re: Joop Rococo

    Well I'll have to try Givenchy pour homme then cause this scent rocks,bun intended.It isn't as complex as Dia or BdP but it is a very pleasant scent.It gets no press here somehow.
    It is amazing how...
  32. Thread: A spicy cedar

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    Re: A spicy cedar

    I like Joop Rococo and Santos much better than the two Gucci products.Much less synthetic to my nose.Haven' tried Visit yet.Rococo would be in my top ten perhaps if it weren't so weak.Roland.
  33. Thread: Joop Rococo

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    Re: Joop Rococo

    Yeah Docluv I am thinking of the men's version.I love it.I think it is very versatile and,indeed,there is a little sweetness.Mind you it isn't a sugar bomb like L'Instant,HM et al.The reviews here...
  34. Thread: Joop Rococo

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    Re: Joop Rococo

    HI iMaverick.Glad you like this.It is a sleeper I guess.Has a very nice waxy note to it.Wonder if it's the ivy in the middle notes,maybe waxy ivy....(joke).Perhaps that is what reminds me of...
  35. Thread: Joop Rococo

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    Re: Joop Rococo

    I really like this scent.I think it is much better than Rush.Far less synthetic and only faintly sweet-unlike its older brother.It vaguely reminds me of Fahrenheit but,of course,much less floral.
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    Re: Z-Lowdown on Halston Z-14

    How similar is Z-14 to 101? I looooooove Z-14.The cat's flaps as they say in Angleterre.Roland.
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    Re: The noses: 05 - Michel Almairac

    This guy hit two right out of the park: Joop and Minotaure.I bet both made him a rich man.Roland.
  38. Re: The Most Difficult Question: What's your favor

    Aramis the undisputed king.Never defeated either yet,like Marciano,yet I guess GIT comes close sometimes in my book.The best juniper berry concoction since Gin juice.If Bombay or Beefeater smelled...
  39. Thread: Acier Aluminum

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    Re: Acier Aluminum

    Mark thanks for the info.I have to get some JHL and quit bugging you guys.I owe it to the company anyway as I am and have always been smitten by Aramis the original.I haven't even tried Havana yet...
  40. Thread: Acier Aluminum

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    Re: Acier Aluminum

    Thanks everyone for the comments.
    MJH,you are certainly right.This can be worn easily by a woman.It is listed on many perfume sites as a fragrance for women.I wonder if it was originally labeled as...
  41. Thread: Acier Aluminum

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    Re: Acier Aluminum

    VV when you say masculine tabac are you referring to the Maurier and Witz Tabac Original? Mitsouko has been on my short list to try for some time.I am going to order a sample today.Thanks Roland.
  42. Thread: Acier Aluminum

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    Acier Aluminum

    Bonjour a Tous.What else out there is similar to this "Dream in a bottle".Sorry I plagarized that from Jenny X on the Perfumeemporium boards- regarding Burberry Touch.Please don't day...
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    Re: Cartier Santos (almost) = Richard James

    Well I have to try Richard James then cause I love Santos.I get alot of Cedar in Santos instead of Sandalwood.It is much better and less sythetic than Rush which is considered THE cedar scent.
    If...
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    Re: Santos. Old v New. Any way to tell?

    Are Santos and Santos Concentree very different?
    I really like Santos.I think if it were a little more refined with a little ylang ylang and powder it would be close to Amouage Dia which I love.Dia...
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    Re: Hands down best fragrance?

    Aramis.Much reviled in the world today but I love it.Roland.
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    Kors and Daim Blond.

    Anyone think Michael Kors is a toned down Daim Blond?Lotta leathah.Not sure I smell alot the dried fruits.I guess it is alright.Not 5 stars but I probably would buy it on ebay.
    Is this some...
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    Re: Helmut Lang Cuiron

    :P Does the drydown of Erolfa remind anyone of Cuirohttp://www.basenotes.net/communityfiles/Templates/Forum/default/shocked.gifn?
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    Re: Piper Negrum: Really how good is it?

    I really love Piper Nigrum.The opening is what I really like with all the peppermint and apothecary like smell going on.The dry down is a nice smooth vanilla like Benzoin(styrax) which I don't think...
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    Re: Q about Fahrenheit and Grey Flannel.

    Okay Scentimental I'll check that out.I tried to get a sample from perfumebay last week on some stuff I ordered but they were out.May be an in demand fragrance looks like.Thanks tons,Roland.
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    Re: Q about Fahrenheit and Grey Flannel.

    Hi everyone.Thanks for the response.
    Anyone know about Gai Mattiolo Uomo? I have heard it is close to Fahrenheit and in no wise inferior.Released in '97 is all I know about it.No reviews here or at...
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    JHL approximations?

    HI everyone.I have heard alot about this scent and would like to know what scents out there are similar since it is discontinued.How close is Cinnebar or Acier Aluminum? Some say close to indentical....
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    Re: QUICK TOP FIVE...

    Current top 5:
    GIT
    Aramis
    Tuscany
    Fahrenheit
    Z-14 or I-12 (Sophies choice,tough)
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    Re: Q about Fahrenheit and Grey Flannel.

    Hi Chris and Leo.Thanks tons for the information.Incidentally I have I-12 and I love it.I'll definitely check out the others also.Merci,Roland.
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    Q about Fahrenheit and Grey Flannel.

    Hi everyone.3 years ago I tried Fahrenheit and Grey Flannel again -I hadn't tried them since the 80's.I thought they were too polleny.I want to say too floral,however I really like Joop which I think...
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    Re: Wanting a classy mint.....

    I don't see how one finds mint in Live Jazz.Smells like Boucheron or Cerrutti 1881 to me.Roland.
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    Re: rock'n'roll ozzy

    Incidentally speaking of Ronnie James Dio.Wasn't Creed's SMW inspired by a song of his? Roland.
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    Re: antaeus cured my blind buying

    I respect Polge for creating this complex scent however I find it too.......polleny perhaps? Inky?Maybe?
    I am not sure it is such a masculine scent either.A woman could definitely wear it no...
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    Re: Frankincense and myrrh recommendations.

    Thanks tons guys.I have PdE on the way from Aedes
    Several people have likened it to a Catholic church in the reviews.I have only been in a Catholic church once and I can't remember any incense so...
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    Q about Tuscany.

    Hi everyone.I just rec'd Tuscany and I love it.I have been a phenomenal fan of Aramis so I had to try this.I haven't been this enthusiastic about a fragrance since I got D&G and Envy two years ago.
    ...
  60. Thread: Black cherries?

    by roland
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    Re: Black cherries?

    Indie guy said:
    A bit on the side...In one of those studies they always do in which they figure out what smells arouse the opposite sex (you know- pumpkin pie, licorice, cucumber etc)...They...
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    Frankincense and myrrh recommendations.

    Bonjour a tous.I have some Frankincense and myrhh essential oil that really smells good.It is remarkable to me how much better it smells as a combo than just frankincense or myrrh individually.What...
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    Re: What about sandalwood?

    I don't particularly like MPG Santal Noble.Egoiste is great,however,isn't that more rum than sandalwood?
    Also does anyone know how much Sandalwood is in Aramis?It is considered sandalwood based and...
  63. Re: Technical Q:Parfumeurs and their paper strips.

    Ok thanks for the excellent answer.Now that you mention it it does seem somewhat obvious that different versions of the desired juice shouldn't be held too close together.They would need to be more...
  64. Technical Q:Parfumeurs and their paper strips.

    Hi everyone.I would like to know exactly how Perfumeurs use the stirps that one sees them sniffing when designing/testing fragrances.They usually,in the photographs I have seen,are holding and...
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    Re: I smell joop everywhere

    Hi Monkey Man.I'm not exactly new.I have been coming to this site on and off for over 2 years though I haven't posted alot.I forgot my old username.I liked the old site.I miss the trade/swap...
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    Re: I smell joop everywhere

    I think Joop kicks ass.Get over it niche snobs.
    I have to get Cristobal to see if it is better like people say.The Mont Blanc clone,Individuel,Signature,or whatever doesn't come close.Roland.
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    Re: Am I Insane To Like Aramis?

    I love Aramis.But then again I love Tommy,Cool water,Joop,Polo and Guerlain Vetiver so what do I know.Roland.
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    Re: My thoughts on Cuiron

    Cuiron smells nice but is overrated here I think.It is clearly a synthetic fragrance.Yes I know most others are also but there is a difference in degrees,n'est -ce pas? That's why I like Signor...
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    Paco Rabanne and Acqua di Parma.

    How many people think these two,Paco Rabanne and Acqua di Parma,are very similar? Someone said here before that Paco and Calvin Klein Eternity are the same cologne,different bottles.I don't get that...
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