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    [CONUS] Re: Pipsta's Swapalooza

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    [CONUS] Re: Pipsta's Defragging Sale

    Bumpity bump bump added frags and lowered some prices
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    [CONUS] Re: Pipsta's Swapalooza

    bumpity bump bump added CH Men vint
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Only my second time wearing JV Dark Rebel and another two compliments. I didn't expect this frag to be particularly appealing to the opposite sex but there seems to be an attractive element to this...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was wearing something that I thought had very little projection but after 9 hours of wearing it I got a compliment on how good I smelled.... JV Dark Rebel. Then I recalled how during the day I had...
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    Re: I've created a monster.

    You can smell them!!!:grin:
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    [CONUS] Pipsta's Defragging Sale

    TomFordforMen/PoloSupremeOud/ZaraRichWarmAddictive/PureLeather/RevealMen/TerreD'Hermes

    Tom Ford for Men 100ml/99% w/box $75
    Polo Supreme Oud 125ml/99% w/box $40
    Zara Tobacco Collection Rich Warm...
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    Re: I've created a monster.

    How do you know if a fragrance monster is under the bed?...................
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    [CONUS] Pipsta's Swapalooza

    TomFordforMen//PoloSupremeOud/PureLeather/RevealMen/TerreD'Hermes

    Tom Ford for Men 100ml/99% w/cap&box
    Polo Supreme Oud 125ml/99% w/cap&box
    Zara Tobacco Collection Rich Warm Addictive 100ml/98%...
  11. Re: Catch, release, catch, release. Dramatic scent relationships.

    Pure Malt, I love the scent but something about it triggers a headache, I tried to get a bottle and traded it twice already. Although with hearing about the reformulation I tested it on paper, then...
  12. Re: If a Super-Cheap Fragrance You Love is 'Gone', What Would You Be Willing To Pay?

    Just enjoy them while they are around because time is fleeting although I didn't mean to suggest women are "super cheap", that was unintended, it was the "love" part that inspired it.
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    Re: What was the scent that got you into this hobby?

    Sandalwood essential oil, unbeknownst to me at the time I was wearing the most amazing Mysore Sandalwood that would cost me hundreds of dollars to replace it now.
  14. Re: If a Super-Cheap Fragrance You Love is 'Gone', What Would You Be Willing To Pay?

    Sometimes frags are like women, when they are gone you just got to get over it and move on.
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    Re: Never loved a fragrance....

    Yes, the Red along with it's flankers do have a prominent coffee note and yes, they are quite sweet. The Blacks aren't as sweet and the coffee note isn't some sugary coffee drink type note, it's like...
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    Re: this guy has lost it....begging really??

    I see the inner angst is still thick with some....
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    Re: Never loved a fragrance....

    Try Polo Black or Double Black, both are a coffee scent, Black has some mint in the top, Double Black has some fruit in the top, both don't really have much spice in either of them. They are...
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    Re: I will always have a full bottle of ......

    None of my bottles are full..... I use them and they are emptying.
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    Re: Today I bought October 2017

    I just received a bottle of Floris Santal which is so very good, it's the current formulation, too, I can only imagine how much better the vintage is, might have to seek one out.
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    Re: I can't believe I just bought..

    You should have just sent the money to me for my opinion about it.....
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    Re: this guy has lost it....begging really??

    I give anyone who wants it my two cents but it might not even be worth that....
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    Re: this guy has lost it....begging really??

    Criticism is fair to weigh in on something or someone, if it's just an opinion and just expressing preference then we all do this to varying degrees in our life at some point. The amount of emotional...
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    Re: this guy has lost it....what a clown

    Just wow... the jelly in here is thick. I don't like him and don't watch his videos but I don't like McD's or Bieber either though plenty of people do so who am I to be critical of preference?
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  24. Re: Best material to test fragrance on other than skin

    I would think ones that are less glossy and somewhat absorbent would be better because our skin absorbs liquids so that would reflect closer the projection and longevity of it.
  25. Re: The "too many guys wear it" thread: through the years

    There's something to be said for familiarity if it pleases people but you don't want to remind someone of their ex so it's a double edge sword.
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    Re: Fragrance for Important Meeting

    I left a pretty heavy scent on a girlfriends passenger side seat belt with Heritage EDP and she smelled it for 2-3 days, she thought I was haunting her or something but I told her it's how I mark my...
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    Re: Do I STINK Today?

    Yes, you do stink.... for not giving me feedback for that second deal i bought from you, is there something wrong with my money? Bah!

    Oh....and I can't smell you from here so I don't know about...
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    Re: I smell like a diaper/nappy? Really?!

    Upon review of my statement you quoted there I would change one word that has a larger change in meaning. I would rather say people "have no desire to distinguish" instead of "ability" because...
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    Re: I smell like a diaper/nappy? Really?!

    My apologies for triggering the snowflakes......
  30. Poll: Re: Would you wear a fragrance in the evening having put one on in the morning?

    I find the base of one frag after it has dried down can work wonderfully as a foundation for another frag and since the night scents are often heavier than what I would wear during the day it's rare...
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    Re: I smell like a diaper/nappy? Really?!

    I don't intend to sound harsh but the truth is what it is... people are dullards and their senses are dulled.

    They have no ability to distinguish anything in nuance or context, not food, not...
  32. Re: How many bottles of cologne do you have and how often do you use each?

    A couple dozen seems comfortable for me with about half of those in regular rotation and the others used on occasion depending season and reason. There's some expanding and contracting that goes on...
  33. Re: The pre-internet Fragrance Community - what was it like (and did it exist?)

    We just sniffed each other out in public like dogs in heat...
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    Re: When fragrance clashes with your work...

    I quit...lol
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    Re: Thoughts on Le Labo?

    Labdanum, Santal and Rose are the ones I enjoy from them.
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    Re: Destroy a fragrance name with one letter

    Pool Water Davidoff
    Jay Z Mold
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    Re: Destroy a fragrance name with one letter

    Pure Mart
    Glue de Chanel
    Pure Snot
    Burberry Grit
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    Re: Destroy a fragrance name with one letter

    ded....lol
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Just arrived, the old school square bottle 100ml NIB from a basenoter.... so good!

    71719
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    Re: Who invented the 'generic' perfume ?

    The Basenotes community invented the term in reference to fragrances since this is the only place I see it used for them...
  41. Thread: Opulent scents?

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    Re: Opulent scents?

    I think Le Labo Labdanum18 would fit this description....in a dirty sort of way.
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    Re: Who invented the 'generic' perfume ?

    It is a collective effort by a multitude of houses when they copy off each other with populous pleasing nondescript fragrances in an attempt to cash in on casual users.....
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    Re: Do you test or wear your back-up bottles?

    I just recently scored a back up since the cost was so cheap, half the cost of it retail on a frag that I never see get discounted, but since it was from an individual and I couldn't confirm where...
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    Re: I'm done with Dior Sauvage

    I did something like that with a cheapie from a discount store after reading some positive reviews about it on here. Can't remember now what frag it was since this was more than 5 years ago, it cost...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Out of curiosity I got a bottle of Javanol @ 10% dilution as a reference and for layering, it's quite interesting, starts as a kind of dry generic woodiness and then warms up to a more creamy...
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    Re: What I did in the 80s.

    Oh great.... here come the flankers..... Bloo de Chanel

    ....and much of what I did in the 80's isn't suitable for public consumption.
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    Re: Oud Wood Intense is NOTHING like Oud Wood

    I got it from Nordstrom's or Sephora on one of my sniffing tours around a local mall so I know it's legit juice.
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    Re: Oud Wood Intense is NOTHING like Oud Wood

    I sampled TFOW years ago and it was beautiful, I got a sample a couple weeks ago of some current juice and it was horrible, a screechy plasticky scrubber... wtf happened to it, reform? It's not even...
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    Re: is Eau De Intense a new thing?

    Eau no.....
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    Re: Prophet Muhammad's favorite fragrances

    Amber is made from vanilla, styrax benzoin and honeycomb mixed together.... Ambergris is whale 'vomit'... Labdanum is resin from a cistus bush.... though those 3 often get confused with each other...
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    Re: I'm done with Dior Sauvage

    Reading this post was like....

    "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together ~ Taylor Swift

    I remember when we broke up the first time
    Saying, "This is it, I've had enough, " 'cause like
    We hadn't...
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    Re: Tam Dao EDP......Longevity?

    I just recently had a chance to smell these side by side to examine the difference. The heart of the two scents are pretty much the same but the additional notes in the EDP changes how that heart is...
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    Re: Does Chemistry Really Make a Difference?

    I'm not sure why anyone would doubt that skin chemistry does play a role in how a fragrance smells on a person with all the evidence to suggest there are a multitude of variables not just limited to...
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    Re: Maître Parfumeur et Gantier Sampling

    Santal Noble is one of my favorite sandalwood scents, the coffee note in it is just right.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    Dang, Insurrection II Wild is tenacious, I spayed it on paper like I typically do first time I expose myself to a new frag and set it on the table while I'm doing my thing roaming around the house...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    The bottle of Insurrection II Wild I was waiting on just arrived and for under $20 this is a gem, has everything I love about Pure Havane without the screechy plastic Mugler DNA that wraps around it....
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    Got to sniff it and wasn't impressed, it was forgettable to me....
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    It wasn't much more than that for the one but I like that AOS so I wanted to be proactive in my hunt before it went extinct.

    I couldn't believe it either and in some ways I still don't but I did...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    It sure was and still is, that's part of the reason why I took a break for a couple years apart from just enjoying the juice I already have, I get a real itch for the hunt since it taps a primal...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    Jussayin....
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    Re: Today I bought September 2017

    I've done some purchasing lately after trying to use my limited wardrobe over the past year or two.

    I rebought Pure Coffee 100ml 90%ish? rather cheaply after selling a bottle years ago and only...
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    Re: Are Diptyques getting faked now?

    Ah, I didn't know there was a specific subforum for appraisals.... if a mod wants to move it over to there that's fine with me.

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    Well, in conclusion, I got my money back....I...
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    Are Diptyques getting faked now?

    I got an unboxed Tam Dao from someone at a very good price since my other is about done. The previous bottle I have is the older square bottle, 50ml, the new one is the rounded bottle. I have a...
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    Re: -Sigh- eBay fake...

    99% of '99% statements' are 100% BS.

    I had more problems with sellers on ebay with claims of 'pure essential oil' that show up as dilutions than with fake frags but I usually stay away from the...
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    Re: My change of mind on Acqua di Gio.

    Interesting "thread"...lol
  66. Re: Got sample from friend's cousin at Gucci...GUCCI PH II INTENSE

    Even worse Eau de Troll Intense Sport....
  67. Re: Got sample from friend's cousin at Gucci...GUCCI PH II INTENSE

    How clever.... found a stock photo on ebay and posted it.

    This is the pic location:
    "http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/msVEgaDtiUy8IU79DMUs5TQ.jpg"

    I smell eau de troll....
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Tells us what you really think Dullah.....don't hold back now.
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    Re: I ruined my Aventus!

    According to Oliver Creed it is well documented that Napoleon invaded northern Africa with a flacon of Aventus in the side saddle of his horse and forgot to bring it into his castle when he got home...
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    Re: Essential oil dilution

    As I expected the seller is insisting their oils are pure with nothing added and that I should test them. She also has told me carrier oils are alcohol soluble....lol. I want to reply to her with...
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    Re: Essential oil dilution

    Another idea I was having.... since the carrier oil won't mix and falls to the bottom, would the part of it that is essential oil still, even only in part, mix into the alcohol? If I'm just using...
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    Re: Essential oil dilution

    I'm actually using 190 proof grain alcohol, everclear, with nothing added. I just received a few oils from a new supplier and all of their oils are separating like this. They advertised it as pure...
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    Essential oil dilution

    Basically if in making dilutions in alcohol with essential oils there's a separation and settling of something at the bottom of that dilution that looks like a blobby fluid that beads up till it...
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    Re: Spotted at.....Fry's Electronics??

    Just wow....looooool

    Bonus points for using the word 'cornucopia' .....
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Pure Malt has some of that tar note. Mixed with the boozy note it's smells a little like burning plastic to me, gives me a headache.
  76. Re: Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    I can't even get through the questions. There's nothing about me that is either or with those answers and many times it's all of the above...lol
  77. Re: What is it about amber perfumes that people find offputting?

    Amber resin has a smell, but it's not particularly sweet or anything like the 'amber' type scents that people think of. The 'amber' type note in frags people think of are as some have said here, an...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    What about for us who love some of the A*Men line but don't like them all? Should we be warned, too? I don't like the original, PM, TOF Chili or PS... but I love PC and PH. The things I don't like...
  79. Re: Victor & Rolf SpiceBomb by Olivier Polge. Is it already being re-formulated?

    This spicebomb reformulation rumor needs it's own snopes page....
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    Re: Pipsta's Trading Post

    Added/removed stuff....thanks!
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    Re: Hurricane Fragrance for Nawlins'

    The tragedy that happened in NO years ago was devastating. I'm not sure trivializing what potentially could be disastrous is the way to go.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Isn't funny how on all these limited releases Mugler never ships to Canada but this new release is in Canada first? I guess he's making up for his dooshiness to them up there on his online...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Someone already got a hold of one out there...

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    Re: Cheap Frag Buying Remorse.

    Better to regret a cheapie than regret a pricey....
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    Re: Buying this Creed - Aventus?

    Yea... the stinkyape is a credible seller.
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    Re: Least talked about

    I would tell you but then it wouldn't be the least talked about anymore.....
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    Nobody talks about Pure Shit!

    nuff said....
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    Re: What exactly is a "sport" fragrance?

    Fragrance houses making a game out of separating the consumer from their money = sport.
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    Re: The holy Grail......

    Holy grail and panty dropper are terms that gets used too often about a type of scent that doesn't really exist...
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    Re: How to spray, when to spray?

    The other day I rubbed my wrists together when I had just put on Amen and split some atoms so now there is a crater in the earth the size of a Volkswagen Bug in the place my bathroom use to be from...
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    Re: What cheapie should i get?

    There is a difference between inexpensive and cheap.....

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    There is a difference between inexpensive and cheap.....
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    Re: I bought a fake bottle of Gucci PH :(

    Ebay don't like fakers so you can get 100% full refund and even ebay will give you a link to a printable return shipping voucher so you don't have to pay for the return. Don't threaten with neg...
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    Re: How to spray, when to spray?

    Interestingly absent : Everywhere and often!
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    Re: Pipsta's Trading Post

    Added and removed some stuff....thanks
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    Re: What cheapie should i get?

    How bout enabling your wardrobe link so people can one click into instead of ridiculing the job someone else does....(even more sarcastic)
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    Re: Terre d'hermes - reformulated?

    I learned recently TDH EDT is one of the fake frags that gets sold on ebay. There's a thread around here somewhere talking about it and pictures to help sort it out. I had one sold one to me too...
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    Re: When may I begin wearing Burberry London?

    Never
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    Re: Best Coffee Fragrance?

    There are frags that have a coffee note but aren't centered around coffee. If you are looking for coffee centric frags there are a few that are really good just depends on what aspect of coffee you...
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    Re: Your latest "I eat my words" scent...

    There are so many I change my mind about I can't list or even remember them all. Whether it's change in taste or something that jumps out at me to alter my opinion it seems to happen enough for me to...
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    Re: Is Tom Ford Extreme worth it?

    If you have to ask you have your answer....
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