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    Gendarme Green and Creed Green Valley

    Many similarities?
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    Re: (WTA) Similar to Brut Classic

    absolutely!!!
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    Re: (WTA) Similar to Brut Classic

    Yes. Yes. Yes.
  4. Re: Coeur de Vétiver Sacré as a tea centered scent

    Forget about the vetiver in the name, Coeur de Vétiver Sacré is all about dried fruits (apricot) and black tea. Take one part from another L'artisan Parfumeur creation, Tea for Two and one part...
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    Re: Montale Aoud & Pine

    I have and love Dark Aoud, Moon Aoud and Dark Musk. This one seems to be getting some great reviews. We'll see ;')
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    Re: Montale Aoud & Pine

    Thank Hednic. I think I'm going to take a chance on it.
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    Montale Aoud & Pine

    Safe blind buy?
    I know. I know....
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    Re: Looking for a fresh, crisp and clean scent!

    Penhaligon Castile.
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    Re: Delivery of a fragrance in a snowbank

    Thanks guys.
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    Delivery of a fragrance in a snowbank

    I just received my bottle of Givenchy Vetyver Les Parfums Mythique and it was left (in box with peanut packaging) in a snow bank for about 6 hours. The temperature in Boston today is about 26 F. Will...
  11. Re: Amouage Dia Man - anyone get celery note in this ?

    Yep. It's there. It fades though, leaving a nice woods and incense.
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    Juice that that reflects insanity, chaos.

    Any suggestions for a unisex fragrance that reflects insanity, chaos and an overall crazy-hectic life?
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    Re: Perfume that represents insanity and chaos

    Thanks Ipp. Despite the Name - it's a fairly well behaved, subdued scent. Any others?
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    Perfume that represents insanity and chaos

    Any suggestions for a perfume that reflects insanity, chaos and a crazy life?
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    Re: Allure Homme with new cap.

    I'm kidding!!!
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    Re: Allure Homme with new cap.

    Must be reformulated.
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    Re: top floral carnation perfumes for men

    Would have to be VC&A pour homme.
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    Re: Something in the ilk of PdN New York

    Thanks guys for all the suggestions.
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    Something in the ilk of PdN New York

    I have PdN New York. I find Chanel Pour Monsieur, Guerlain Heritage and Tiffany for men (especially) to be in the same ilk. Any juices that I am missing that have the same feel as PdN New York?
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    Re: Aramis Flanker Thread

    Let's not we forget Aramis Special Reserve which is a different juice than Aramis Classic Edition.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/369302-Aramis-Classic-Reserve
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    Re: Autumn/Winter evening scent

    Egoiste Concentree.
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    Re: Vince Camuto for Men

    What he said ^^^.
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    Re: Aramis Classic Reserve

    I posted in the "fragrance wanted" forum. What and where is the BN marketplace?
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    Re: Aramis Classic Reserve

    I have researched this and it seems that there is an Aramis Classic Edition - which is a regular Aramis bottle simply wrapped in leather. Classic Reserve is an entirely different fragrance. That...
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    Re: Aramis Classic Reserve

    Here is what I am referencing...

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/223468-Aramis-Classic-Reserve-my-02-scents

    Did Aramis Reserve come in both leather and non-leather wrapped?
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    Re: Aramis Classic Reserve

    I took a look at that eBay auction. I remember the bottle being leather wrapped? Was the leather wrapped bottle the same Classic Reserve?
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    Re: Aramis Classic Reserve

    Thanks, checked eBay with no luck. This was everywhere just a couple of years ago and now I cannot find it anywhere! online.
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    Aramis Classic Reserve

    Any leads as to where I can purchase this?
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    Aramis Classic Reserve

    Wanted. PM me, please.
  30. Thread: Can anyone help

    by neal
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    Re: Can anyone help

    I feel Kiehl's Musk oil is verrrrry similar.
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    Re: Best italian fragrance for men (resurrected)

    Agreed.
  32. Thread: Chili Pepper Vibe

    by neal
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    Re: Chili Pepper Vibe

    The absolute best oily, hot chili pepper note is found in Patou Pour Homme. The tricky thing is finding a bottle that the top notes have not burned off from. It took me four bottles to finally find...
  33. Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Summer 2013

    I find this one tied with the 2009 Summer edition. 2013 has more grapefruit/melon/kiwi. Quite nice. The 2000 (Cobalt blue bottle) with peppermint and gingko biloba is the best of them all.
  34. Re: Comparison: Armani Eau Pour Homme (original) vs. Gendarme ?

    Very different. Armani Eau Pour Homme is in the vein of a traditional Italian Herbal Colonia. Gendarme is a soapy, clean scent.
  35. Re: Cant decide, Divine L'homme Sage or 34 Boulevard St Germain ?

    My vote is for Divine L'homme Sage.
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    Re: Best scent for a public hanging?

    This is in poor taste. It's barbaric, even in jest.
  37. Re: "PACO RABANNE POUR HOMME": the Early days (1973-1981).

    Thanks so much Andre for this great tribute to PACO RABANNE POUR HOMME, First Version (1973-1981) I have been on a vintage Paco kick of late and this thread really hit the spot.
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    Re: Do basenoters like Paco Rabanne pour Homme?

    Perfaddict,
    How does The Metal Prestige Edition compare with the most recent Paco Rabanne formulation?
    The only thing that my nose can pick out is that it is more powdery.
    Neal
  39. Re: What's the cheaper alternative to Bond I

    Givenchy Play Intense. Spot on. But I'd rather spend a few more bucks for Bond's I <3 NY For All.
  40. Re: Of which fragrances do you own every concentration?

    Chanel Egoiste.
    Chanel Antaeus.
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    Interesting read. Thought I'd share.

    http://scent-intoxique.com/
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    Re: Need Italian summer scent advice....

    Gianni Campagna Vento Canali
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    Categorically!
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    Re: Jean patou lacoste eau de sport

    $27.00
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    Re: The Star Anise Note: I can't Stand It

    Try Foret de Becharre or L'Hetre Reve by Nez a Nez. Very tastefully done.
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    Re: Aoud Lime or M7 Fresh

    There is absolutely no lime or semblance of lime in Colonia Intensa Oud.
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    Re: Viloressi Vetiver discontinued

    IF you like Villoresi's take on Vetiver - give Mona di Orio a try.
  48. Need help identifying a Classic Swiss cologne

    Does anyone remember a thread a while back where a classic swiss cologne was mentioned. It was a cologne that had been around for decades and is still popular today. I think it was Mike Perez who...
  49. Re: Heeley Sel Marin is probably one of the worst aquatics out there

    Gorgeous scent.
  50. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - cheaper / better alternatives

    Gendarme does smell synthetic next to Tom Ford Neroli Portofino as well as Castile - but NOT like bug spray.
  51. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - cheaper / better alternatives

    Penhaligon Castile.
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    Re: Burberry London PROBLEMS!

    It's plausible that you may have purchased one or both of the 2008 and 2009 Limited Edtion Formulations. The bottles are identical, the leather wrap is a darker brown for 2008 and a darker brown...
  53. Re: Vintage sport de paco rabanne/eau de sport - Questions?

    sport de paco rabanne/eau de sport - same juice.
  54. Re: Fragrances you like that noone's talking about...

    Krigler ESTABLISHED COGNAC 66
  55. Re: Fragrance you've been stopped in the street wearing

    Cartier Santos Concentree.
    Original Bijan.
    Trussardi Uomo.
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    Re: New - Fan di Fendi Pour Homme Acqua

    I haven't even been able to find the original yet. Anywhere! Any idea who sells it?
  57. Thread: Chergui

    by neal
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    Re: Chergui

    Best off that you start with a dab of plain vanilla extract on your wrist. Smell it, sniff it, figure out all the notes - when you feel comfortable move on to more and more complex fragrances....
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Call 1-800-AVENTUS. They'll ask for the batch number, place and date of purchase. Creed will be able to authenticate your purchase. I've checked my Bois du Portugal, Imperial and Original Vetiver -...
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    Re: Avenus Purchase- a42b12e01

    Many say it is nicely balanced.
  60. Re: Have GPH-2, AdG ; Should I get Bvlgari PH, L'eau d'Issey ?

    Noise, stay away from this kind of posts.[/QUOTE]

    How is my opinion, 'noise' to you Brian?
  61. Re: Have GPH-2, AdG ; Should I get Bvlgari PH, L'eau d'Issey ?

    no - bvlgari ph is sooooo synthetic. stay away.
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    Creed Aventus Oil - has anyone tried?

    http://www.neimanmarcus.com/p/CREED-Aventus-Perfume-Oil/prod152870177/?ecid=NMALRFeed&ci_src=14110925&ci_sku=prod152870177sku&CS_003=5630585
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    Re: Just found out Amen was reformulated in 2010

    Sounds like quite the connoisseur. :)
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    Frapin 1697 vs. 1697 absolu de parfum

    I've enquired about this previously with not much success.
    Forgetting about price, concentration, sillage, projection and development..do they smell the same???
    Anyone with experience with both...
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    Re: ETAT LIBRE D'ORANGE Packaging

    I don't know why, but I somehow felt that this was packaging for Europe or the Orient?
  66. Re: Bond No. 9 New York Oud - A more masculine Noir de Noir?

    Really don't scents any similarities.
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    Re: Trussardi UOMO : it's so dark?

    Still very good.
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    Re: Trussardi UOMO : it's so dark?

    Perfect technique for this juice in that climate! It's good to know that there are Basenoters out there that know how to apply juices such as this. And yes, this is the 1980's. Leonard Pour Homme is...
  69. Re: Best orange (smell, not the colour) scent for men?

    Frederic Malle Cologne Bigarade Concentree.
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    Re: ETAT LIBRE D'ORANGE Packaging

    But this packaging has been around for quite some time.




    Agreed. But why the different packaging?
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    ETAT LIBRE D'ORANGE Packaging

    What is the story with this packaging as it is different from the bottles I bought from Luckyscent?


    ...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Creed Aventus Royal Exclusive

    Lame
  73. Je Suis un Homme and Eloge du Traitre by Etat Libre d’Orange

    Do they both have a similar feel?
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    Re: Designer Tea Fragrances for Spring

    Agreed. Also, L'artisan Tea for Two (I know, I know, it's not designer but it's one of the best.)
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    Re: HDP 1725 Really Similar To Invasion Barbare ?

    Other than both being Fougère, I don't see the similarity. HDP 1725 is a spicy almond/lavender. I don't get any licorice or star anise. Sillage and longevity is average.
  76. Thread: Obliged to inform

    by neal
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    Re: Obliged to inform

    Not only is there no obligation on the manufactures behalf, but their marketing 'machines' go out of there way to deny changes even when they are aware of them.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste in the UK

    If your an Egoiste Junkie like me, you'll enjoy this immensely...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMDhSZkBtFc
  78. Re: Calling All By Kilian Fans (And Haters): A 100% By Kilian Thread

    It's not a controversial house.
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    Re: L'artisan Parfumeur and

    What a tragedy. This one was the gem of all Vetivers, IMHO.
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    Re: Think I found a 90's version of Cool Water.

    Wow, what a find, Silentrich.
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    Re: What Chanel is the best for which occasion?

    ....
  82. Re: Two Vintage Testers - Antaeus and M7 - First versions??

    Yes, both are indeed vintage. Nice work, Lisbon!
  83. Re: Hurry! Hurry! L’Artisan Parfumeur Vetiver from 1978 at Luckyscent.

    Ahh, lol.
    Take a look at this...
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Clive-Christian-No-1-Perfume-/150996881898?pt=fragrance&hash=item23281d91ea
  84. Re: Hurry! Hurry! L’Artisan Parfumeur Vetiver from 1978 at Luckyscent.

    Just finished my sample of this. CRACK, more specifically VETIVER CRACK might very well describe this drug, err, uhm, I mean juice. Think Encre Noir with an accent of incense an conifer - so well...
  85. Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Fake? - Please Verify (Pics)

    It's grey market. Do a search to learn about grey market products. It's fine.
  86. Re: Can vintage Dior Homme be identified by the box?

    Alex, I apologize profusely. I misread your question for DHI not DH. Again, I am sorry.
    Neal
  87. Re: Feeling kind of bored with fragrances lately... What do you suggest I try?

    Egoiste Cologne Concentree. Been workin' it and lovin' it all winter.
  88. Re: Can vintage Dior Homme be identified by the box?

    In a word, yes.
  89. Re: "Modern" versions of Yatagan, Polo, other old woody/smoky/leathery frags?

    +2,3,4 and 5!
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    Re: Most (_ _ _ _) Oud.

    You are indeed correct. Sort of ... in the context within which you reference, elegant would be the appropriate grammar. In my head I was trying to express how the fragrance speaks to me, hence my...
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    Re: Most (_ _ _ _) Oud.

    Can this be purchased in the US?
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    Re: Most (_ _ _ _) Oud.

    Thanks JiveHippo
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    Most (_ _ _ _) Oud.

    Most eloquent Oud?
    Most sexy Oud?
    Most gourmand Oud?
    Most office friendly Oud?
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    Re: Help us Pick a Logo

    25 or 18.
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    Re: Any good tasty night out scents?

    Prada Pour Homme Extreme.
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    Re: Profumum Santalum a safe blind buy?

    The original...no.
    The new version...yes.
  97. Re: Hurry! Hurry! L’Artisan Parfumeur Vetiver from 1978 at Luckyscent.

    What's currently available that even remotely resembles this?
  98. Hurry! Hurry! L’Artisan Parfumeur Vetiver from 1978 at Luckyscent.

    http://www.facebook.com/luckyscent?fref=ts
  99. Re: DHI Vintage vs DH Vintage. I may have been duped.

    Highly unlikely, especially with a spray. Not worth the time and effort to substitute VINTAGE Dior Homme for VINTAGE Dior Homme Intense. Makes no sense. I think it is perhaps your olfactory memory...
  100. Re: DHI Vintage vs DH Vintage. I may have been duped.

    Your post is very confusing. Vintage DHI and Vintage DH look different in terms of the stem. Is the stem silver or black (not the collar)
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