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    Re: V&R Spicebomb @ Harrod's ....

    I tried this the day it was launched at the Bijenkorf in Amsterdam. Could have bought one of the first 100 hand-numbered (by V&R themselves) bottles, but didn't. I got a strong 'sweet pipe...
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    Moving "ticker" on basenotes pages

    Dear people at Basenotes,

    Since the new link for posting bug reports ('project.php') is not working I'm posting this here.
    Would you please considering removing that animated "new ticker" thing?...
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    Re: Sweat - what works for workouts?

    If you just ride your bicycle to work in a normal tempo (i.e. analogous to walking intensity, not to running) I don't see why you would be sweating excessively. Or even noticeably.
  4. Thread: .............

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    Re: Avoid Perfumes of the Past

    My experience doesn't match yours. I have good experiences with this shop and the owner is always friendly and polite. I agree that you won't find real rarities there, but it's still nice to be able...
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    Re: Your Most Esteemed "Nose"

    Edmond Roudnitska (1905-1996). Eau Sauvage, Eau d'Hermès, Rochas Moustache. His use of "dirty" notes is masterful.
  6. Re: Original Dunhill for Men (1934)... Discontinued or Not?

    I believe it is in production, it is available over here (Netherlands). Link: http://www.parfumerie.nl/zoek-op-merk/dunhill/for-men.html
    Perhaps it's no longer distributed in the US.
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    Re: Why do I never get any compliments?

    I have received perhaps one or two compliments in about 20 years of wearing fragrance. My impression is that complimenting others (especially men, especially strangers) on how they smell is not very...
  8. Re: The NEW Best Sandalwood thread (Vibrant_Violet's thread re-formatted)

    I've noticed the HTML gobbledegook in older posts as well. My impression is that 90% of it could be cleared up by replacing the string " with a single quote. Should take less than a second.

    JP
  9. Re: This will be fun: Saddest memory associated with a perfume/cologne?

    Bulgari Black. Worn by a good friend (so I thought) (not romantic) who suddenly broke off all contact without explanation.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Ben Sherman by Ben Sherman

    Ben Sherman already has three fragrances: Live Forever, London Calling, and 2Tone. Not that interesting, also not expensive. This one is probably meant as more high-end ("debut prestige fragrance")....
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    That looks like the permissions for cache directories being wrong, so that the web server can't do its stuff there (reading or writing).
    It should be really simple to fix, just one command on the...
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    Re: Les Senteurs - how intimidating?

    If I may also chime in here ... faking that you are self-confident will after a short while make you actually self-confident.

    JP
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    Re: some summer vetivers

    Annick Goutal is the most 'summer, sea and beach'-like of the Vetivers, in my opinion. As it happens, I'm wearing it today.
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    Re: So many scents of the day (for one person?)

    That's what I do. If I forget to enter my scent of the day, I'll usually enter yesterday's and today's SOTD the next day at the same time. As far as I know, it's not yet possible to set the date for...
  15. Re: Guerlain Derby batch codes: PLEASE CONTRIBUTE YOURS

    I have a 125 ml. Bee bottle with batch code 9X01. Ordered from http://www.placevendome.be in Belgium earlier this year.
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    Re: Shu Uemura, Magna Plaza, Amsterdam

    Available from Celeste Parfums, Den Haag (The Hague): http://www.celeste-parfums.nl/webshop/product_info.php/products_id/1020
  17. Re: I ADORE [frag], [person] abhor it, or your first ticket from the perfume police

    Thanks. By the way, I'm Dutch, not French (same flag colours, but rotated 90 degrees).
  18. Re: I ADORE [frag], [person] abhor it, or your first ticket from the perfume police

    You used seven sprays of what is apparently a rather strong perfume. Just use less and not on exposed skin next time and see how that works.
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    Re: Top Ten Obscure Discontinued Fragrances.

    There was a list of discontinued fragrances in the original post. Apparently the OP removed it and replaced it with the sentence you are quoting.
  20. Re: I love Eau d'Hèrmes and Mouchoir de Monsieur. Other suggestions?

    Thanks all for the replies! I will check out and/or revisit your recommendations.
  21. I love Eau d'Hèrmes and Mouchoir de Monsieur. Other suggestions?

    Greetings,

    I noticed that from my current wardrobe I'm beginning to like Eau d'Hèrmes and Mouchoir de Monsieur more and more. I would describe both of them as rather light, 'Eau'-like scents with...
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    Re: Can we create a "this vs that" sub-forum?

    While we're at it, let's also create a "What would [fictional character X / celebrity Y] wear" subforum.
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    Re: Dunhill for Men 1934 original

    It's still available from www.parfumerie.nl in The Netherlands (link; I bought it in their brick-and-mortar store in Amsterdam last year) so I don't think that it is discontinued.
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    Re: Two Ben Sherman fragrances

    I noticed that these two are now in the directory (London Calling, 2Tone). Thanks!
  25. Re: New Posts - Sorry, Basenotes is over capacity.

    Problem still continuing on Monday evening. :(
  26. Re: New Posts - Sorry, Basenotes is over capacity.

    Same here ... I always read Basenotes through the "New Posts" link so this is a pretty serious bug for me. Thanks in advance to the administrators for looking into it.
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    Two Ben Sherman fragrances

    British clothing company Ben Sherman has three fragrances that I know of. One of them, Live Forever (2006), is in the Basenotes directory. The other two, Two Tone for Men and London Calling, are not....
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    Re: Knize Two is very similar to Grey Flannel

    Thanks! Yes, I know Skins. You should also visit Annindriya's Perfume Lounge sometime, a great place but in a different part of town, you won't find it while wandering the canals. (Note: I'm not...
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    Re: Knize Two is very similar to Grey Flannel

    ... namely?

    Curious,
    JP
  30. Re: Recommendations for long lasting PEPPER fragrances?

    Lorenzo Villoresi Piper Nigrum.
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    Re: Strellson No. 1 by Strellson

    Website for this fragrance: http://www.strellson-fragrance.com/
  32. Re: The authorative niche fragrance map of Amsterdam

    An update: Shu Uemura at Magna Plaza no longer exists, unfortunately.
  33. Re: A Man's Chest: The Best Place to Apply a Perfume

    I don't want projection. I don't want people to notice my scent unless they are close to me.
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    Re: What is the perfume of your parents?

    My father did not wear fragrances.

    My mother wears:
    Molyneux nr. 5
    Bois des Îles (Chanel)
    Narciso Rodriguez for Her
    Vol de Nuit (Guerlain)
    Après L'ondée (Guerlain)
    Eau du Soir (Sisley)
    Iris...
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    Re: Wardrobe counts

    That's how I understand "You own this" as well; what I mean is the case where you own both a full bottle and a sample vial of the same scent. The wardrobe as it is now cannot reflect that.
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    Re: Wardrobe counts

    I have the impression that "You own this" and "You own a sample" are now mutually exclusive. Is that by design? For what it's worth, I think both should be applicable with the same scent.
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    Re: Wardrobe counts

    Looks good, thanks!

    JP
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    Re: Wardrobe counts

    Count of the "Collection" is correct now, however the "Samples" section is empty while it shouldn't be.

    Thanks for all the hard work,
    Jan Pieter
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    Re: Estee Lauder Knowing

    Love it on the right woman. Very sexy.
  40. Re: Dunhill for Men and Dunhill Edition Questions

    I have Dunhill for Men and I tried Edition (from a decant someone gave me). The scents are not related in my opinion, I love For Men, didn't like Edition all that much (although it's certainly a...
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    Re: My declaration of love to Gucci Pour Homme I

    Assuming you are talking about this scent -- Gucci pour Homme by Gucci (2003) -- I didn't like it. I find the "pencil shavings" cedar smell unpleasant, and this fragrance was basically just that,...
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    Re: Where to find Dunhill samples?

    Thanks. I was hoping for Dunhill For Men (1934).

    JP
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    Re: Where to find Dunhill samples?

    The Perfumed Court doesn't carry any Dunhill samples, strangely enough.
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    Re: Where to find Dunhill samples?

    OK, thanks all, searching for "vial" turned up some samples. Now, the next question: does anyone know which fragrance this (or this) can be? I can't find "Dunhill Brown" or "Dunhill Man" in the...
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    Re: Where to find Dunhill samples?

    Where on eBay, if I may ask? I tried to find something on eBay, but I only found full bottles.
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    Where to find Dunhill samples?

    Good afternoon all,

    It seems that The Perfumed Court does not sell samples of Dunhill fragrances.
    Does anyone know if these are available somewhere else online?

    Thanks in advance,
  47. Re: Have you ever got the wrong samples from Luckyscent?

    I received a wrong sample from The Perfumed Court once. I ordered Caron Pour Un Homme, but it was something else. Never found out what.
  48. Re: How to not give away info about your secret fragrances?

    If anyone would inquire about my fragrance (something which never happens) I would be delighted and I would tell them everything they want to know.
    "Everyone has their secret fragrances"?? Umm, no.
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    Re: Unknown EDT -- please identify this bottle

    Thank you!
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    Unknown EDT -- please identify this bottle

    Dear fellow basenoters,

    I'm looking to identify the Eau de toilette which came in this bottle:
    (I can't seem to show the picture inline, if you click on the link you should see it, sorry.)
    ...
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    Re: Scent of Oger by Creed

    I can attest that it is real. I was in the Oger shop (P.C. Hooftstraat, Amsterdam) today and it was for sale there. The sales guy barely acknowledged my existence and was clearly not interested in...
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    Re: A Different Type of Holy Grail Question...

    Numéro Cinq by Molyneux (1925). Never smelled it, but this is the perfume that my father bought for my mother back in the 1950's. Long discontinued. The bottle would be for my mother, of course.
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    Re: Scent of Oger by Creed

    No, I'm serious. The use of English vs. Dutch in advertising slogans (and a perfume label is a kind of advertising slogan) is actually quite interesting. Any longer advertising content that is meant...
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    Re: Scent of Oger by Creed

    Perfume labels in Dutch wouldn't look "sophisticated" enough.
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    Re: Fruity fragrances

    I just bought Annick Goutal's Mandragore and I detect a clear (and very pleasant) orange note. (Orange is not actually listed in the notes for this scent, so it's probably an orang-y vibe from the...
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    Re: Celeste parfums, The Hague

    The owners (mother and daughter) are always very friendly and helpful. Generous with samples as well.
  57. Re: Egoiste vs Opium pour Homme - what do you think?

    I never had a full wearing of any of these two or compared them side by side; I once tested Egoiste about a year ago and Opium PH last week. And the Opium PH immediately reminded me of the Egoiste.
  58. Re: Marc Jacob's BANG is now available at Bloomingdale's - has anyone tried it yet?

    Could the Marc Jacobs ad perhaps be a reference to this famous Yves Saint Laurent Pour Homme ad from 1971?
    http://www.hexagonegay.com/images/_Photos/1970/YSL.jpg
    The designer himself posing naked...
  59. Thread: - el De Vtiver

    by jpkunst
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    Re: The Different Company - Sel De Vetiver

    I love this. It happens to be my "scent of the day" for today. And I'm not even at the beach.
  60. Re: Older Classics Pour Monsieur & Habit Rouge still outshine the rest.

    I have and love both, and use them for the same circumstances as you: Pour Monsieur as an "office scent" and Habit Rouge for when I'm not working. (But I don't limit myself to just these two.)
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    Re: Need Guidance for Beard.

    This site might be helpful: http://beards.org/
  62. Re: Guerlain Vetiver box has Arabic writing on bottom

    This is the bottom of the box of my 50 ml. Habit Rouge, bought in a reputable shop in NL.


    6398


    (I can't get the image to show in its normal size, I'm sorry, click it to see the original)
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    Re: Hair loss remedies?

    Cut your hair really short (so, no "combovers" of any kind) and stop worrying about it.
  64. Re: I NEVER Get Complimented on ANY Cologne. :( Help!

    I never get compliments about fragrances. It doesn't bother me, that's life. But I enjoy complimenting others about their fragrances or clothing every now and then.
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    Re: any fragrances that smell like marijuana?

    I tried Vetiver by Le Labo twice and it reminded me of marijuana both times.
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Yves Saint Laurent fragrance?

    I have, and like, YSL pour homme. I tried Rive Gauche P.H. and M7 but I didn't like them. Never tried the others.
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    Re: Why Do I Hate Guerlain??

    How about Guerlain Vétiver? I notice you didn't mention that one.
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    'go to new post' links not working?

    Hi,

    It seems to me that the 'go to new post' links in a 'New Posts' list do not work correctly. I always seem to end up at the first post of the thread instead of the first unread.
  69. Poll: Re: What types of fragrance advertising do you consider affect your decision to buy fragrances

    I'm not immune to advertising. A tasteful print ad or TV commercial can lead to a higher likelihood of me testing the fragrance sometime in the future. Tasteless advertising has the opposite effect....
  70. Re: How many fragrances have you had on your skin at one time?

    Four, when testing. However, I now think that more than two (for testing purposes) is not really useful.
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    Re: Post the picture of a perfumer.

    Hubert de Givenchy.

    http://i45.tinypic.com/2e2h6q8.jpg
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    Re: Is "www.theperfumedcourt.com" trustworthy??

    Yes they are.
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    Re: Scents that only need 1 spray

    Scents that only need one spray I spray on my chest, below my clothes.
  74. Re: Netherlands perfume manufacturing facility — very thorough production VIDEO (5 mi

    Netherlands perfume manufacturing facility? I don't think so. The captions are in Dutch, but the facility is Polish.
    [edit] By the way, after some Googling I have the impression that the "FM Group"...
  75. Re: The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    Well, the only shop in Amsterdam which sells Caron fragrances (that I know of) didn't have an open bottle of L'Anarchiste, so I couldn't check yet.
    There is a shop in The Hague which has testers of...
  76. Re: The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    Surely even in a vintage Pour un Homme there should be a detectable lavender note?
  77. Re: The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    I don't have the vocabulary to describe scents effectively. I'd say that it starts quite spicy and after a while a citrusy (specifically orange-like) note becomes apparent. The last part of the...
  78. Re: The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    Yeah, good thing that what they sent me (whatever it is) is a nice fragrance, but not bottle-worthy in my opinion. It would really have been frustrating if this was the best thing I ever smelled and...
  79. Re: The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    Hmm.. it's getting a little sweeter now. Perhaps it's Le Troisième Homme.
    [edit] on the other hand, there is something orange-like in there as well, which may mean that it's L'Anarchiste (if it's a...
  80. Re: The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    It's more or less the colour of the 90's version of Guerlain Vétiver.
  81. The Perfumed Court sent a wrong sample - this isn't Caron PUH

    After trying Caron Pour un homme in a local shop I ordered a sample from The Perfumed Court. It arrived today, it was labeled "Caron Pour un homme", but to my surprise it's something completely...
  82. Re: Which fragrance that your female office colleage wears, impressed you?

    Yesterday I was impressed by Estée Lauder Knowing, worn by a colleague. Loved it on her.
  83. Poll: Re: How would you describe your experiences with "cheapo" frags?

    I would call that a really big sample, however, I've never seen any fragrances sell for US$1-5 a bottle ... that would be €0.70-3.35 a bottle. Are there actually fragrances in that price range? I...
  84. Poll: Re: How would you describe your experiences with "cheapo" frags?

    I checked the "I'll try to at least get a sample if it sounds great" option. I don't see why "buying blind" is mixed in with some of the other options, though. I mean, "I enjoy trying to find the...
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    Re: Your "Enough is Enough!" fragrance.

    I used to wear Guerlain Vetiver as my signature scent for a decade or something. The problem was, I became so used to it that I could not smell it anymore. So now I rotate fragrances, the GV is just...
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    Re: A dove flies past the window

    Near - 1
    the - 2
    cool - 3
    wa - 4
    ter - 5

    Smells -1
    Green - 2
    I - 3
    rish - 4
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    Re: Tattoos - The Permanent Mullet?

    :) I see, thanks. Yes, that hairstyle was pretty popular with the native underclass at the time. As were (and are) tattoos.
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    Re: Tattoos - The Permanent Mullet?

    Non-native English speaker here. Can someone explain what a "Mullet" is?

    Thanks.
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    Re: Basenotes custom search for Firefox.

    Those search plugins are cross-platform. It works fine on Firefox on the Mac.
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    Re: Knize Ten: An awful review

    Exactly. Order a sample from theperfumedcourt if there is no other way to sample it first, but never buy blind.
  91. Re: Floris Vetiver - Untimely demise of Floris's magnus opus

    If Floris Vetiver is supposed to be discontinued, then why does this page exist on the Floris website?

    Vetiver / Floris

    It's there as part of a Floris for Men Classic Collection.
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    Re: Ineke Derring-Do

    I received a sample of Derring-Do today. To my nose it smells a lot like Davidoff's Cool Water. Does anyone else see a similarity here? (I must admit that I last smelled Cool Water a long time ago,...
  93. Re: Help me find the manliest man juice for my soon-to-be 18 year old cousin

    Get him some samples. Choosing fragrance for someone else is not a good idea.
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    Re: Amsterdam tomorrow.

    Amsterdam is mentioned, and inevitably, predictable sex and drugs references follow. Sigh.
  95. Re: Going to Europe (London/Amsterdam) - Looking for Unique and Exclusive

    London
    Amsterdam
  96. Re: What is a really masculine cologne that would be good for work in an office

    Monsieur de Givenchy might be worth a try also. I often choose it for the office.
  97. Re: Any of you veterans here never make the switch to niche?

    I never gave much thought to whether the scents I like are 'designer' or 'niche'.
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    Re: Azzaro pour homme commercial

    An "intense" version exists (http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120151.html, see also www.azzaroparis.com, I can't link directly to it because it's a Flash site, but it's presented there as part of the APH...
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    Re: Easy on The Trigger - what's your definition ?

    Do you put clothing on immediately after the spray to the chest or do you wait a while?
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    Azzaro pour homme commercial

    What do you think of this Azzaro pour homme commercial?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlYWFogY-SU

    Normally I don't like commercials for men's fragrances of the "chicks dig it" variety -- I...
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