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  1. Thread: Spongebob EDT

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    Re: Spongebob EDT

    My 2 and 4 year old girls love perfume. If they are being good we'll unlock the perfume cabinet * and let the pick something out for a spritz. They'll pick based on the bottle or logo, but I think...
  2. Thread: Str8

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    Re: Str8

    If it's a Russian market item, perhaps the name has a different connotation.
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    Re: Smelling fragrances on others?

    A few months ago I walked through a sillage trail of le male at home depot. (Ok maybe it was cuba gold). He had perhaps a bit too much on, it filled the aisles as he walked them.
  4. Re: Young guy trying to expand his horizons in the cologne world.

    Try out:
    Fahrenheit
    Fahrenheit Absolute
    Encre Noire Sport
    Diesel Fuel for Life
    Pi
    Midnight in Paris EDP
    Dior Homme
    Grey Vetiver
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    Re: Do you love cinnamon?

    The current formulation of halston z14 is a cinnamon bomb.
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    Re: Glad to be here!! Question on Sampler Packs

    I prefer ordering the 2ml sprays. The 1ml vials are dabbers I believe, and I really dislike them.
    I've had several orders from decantshop, and have been very pleased with the service. Just make...
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    Re: Original Santal smells like Joop Homme

    I sprayed a card with Joop from an in store tester last year and I remember a massive grape flavored bubble gum smell in the opening. No one is mentioning this, so perhaps I smelled a flanker or...
  8. Poll: Re: Kenzo pour homme vs L'instant de Guerlain pour homme

    Have you tried encre noire sport? It's got some aquatic notes with a vetiver base, and smells quite different from other aquatics. It's not nearly as heavy as the regular version. I'd say it's...
  9. Re: Fake counterfeit Terre D'Hermes from Amazon (perfumeworlduk)

    How old was your old bottle? A number of basenoters believe that it has been reformulated and weakened in the past few years. Have you smelled a recent bottle?
    Or the third party seller could be...
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    Re: The Amouage Experiment

    How big are the samples in that kit?
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    perfume blending workshop this weekend!

    My wife and I are going to a perfume blending workshop this weekend. It should be fun to smell all the different fragrance oils and get some guidance on mixing them. We get to take home several vials...
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    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    Excellent! If you are in the US, ask them to make up some samples for you.
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    Re: The Expiration of Aroma Chemicals

    This isn't about aroma chemicals per se, but I did product development for a chemical company for a bit, and there were a few things at play with regards to expiration dates. First is how long it is...
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    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    What country are you in? Sephora in the US seems to decant out samples no problem, and it would be strange to not have a receipt put in the bag, especially since they have that customer satisfaction...
  15. Thread: I know im wrong

    by marc1
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    Re: I know im wrong

    You can also order from a sample shop. I've used decantshop and myperfumesamples and been pleased. I think surrendertochance is well regarded here, but I haven't used them.
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    Can't we just replace every acronym with its own specific smiley?
    :rolleyesold:
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    Re: Peety liquid has particles floating around?

    It's fine as long as it smells ok.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/382896-Mr-Blass-has-floaties!?highlight=
  18. Re: Your Wife/Husband/Partners Absolute Favourite Fragrance on You?

    There are quite a few that my wife likes a lot:
    Jubilation xxv
    Grey flannel
    Uomo moscino
    Midnight in Paris
    Le male/cuba gold
    Diesel fuel for life
    And lately she has really liked a sample I got...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris: Overhyped and overrated?

    I got a sample of the edp and thought it was nice, but nothing amazing. Something about it reminded me of dh/dhi, but I liked those much more. My wife loved it though, and the bottle was inexpensive,...
  20. Re: I don't like aquatics, but feel like I need a "fresh" option. Recommendations?

    Have you tried encre noire sport?
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    Re: Expanding Collection

    Also decantshop. I recommend signing up for their emails and waiting for a discount code. They regularly have 18-25% off.
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    Re: Calling on all Encre Noire by Lalique owners

    Encre noire was the first vetiver I had ever smelled, and was so different from everything else I had been exposed to that I didn't really like it at first, but was intrigued that something smelled...
  23. Re: have alot of fomulas now what to do with them

    I don't think you can copyright perfume formulas. If they are that old they also probably contain ingredients that are now restricted. They probably do have value, though the buyers will need to be...
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    Re: Newbie - List of fragrances I want to buy

    Perhaps you might try Mr Blass, Azzaro ph, tabac edc, Cerruti ph, fahrenheit, something old school like caron puh (if you are OK with something with prominent lavender) or a vetiver. Vetivers have...
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    Re: Newbie - List of fragrances I want to buy

    I don't think that jaipur smells feminine. There's also a big difference between "everyone" likes it and being generally well regarded on fragrance forums.
    It seems that in the circle of people...
  26. Re: Need recommendation for perfume for adult male friend - Some choices given in the post

    You can get Cool Water for a little over $20 on Amazon. Maybe get him that and something else that is also less expensive but good? That way he'll get something he will like for sure and will be...
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    Re: Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    If you bought with a credit card and they don't hold up their end of the deal just call your card company and dispute the charges. It's a fairly simple process (you might have to fill out a form...
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    Re: How do you know you like a fragrance

    It could be that your nose is getting burned out. Try spraying just your forearms and see how long you can smell it then. Or spray a cloth or tissue instead of you, put it in another room, and...
  29. Thread: Rate My "Lineup"

    by marc1
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    Re: Rate My "Lineup"

    Not really sure what you are looking for here. If they work for you then that's what matters. The only thing that stuck out was one million intense as a daring scent, which to me isn't the case....
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    Re: Newbie - List of fragrances I want to buy

    Cuba gold vanished in 15 minutes? That one lasts all day for me. Have you tried spraying your clothes with it? Also, is it just you that can't smell it or can other people not smell it as well?
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    Re: Habit Rouge edt sillage/projection?

    So did you put it all on under your clothes? I have a bottle of edt that I got this year and it performs well. I spray my shirt and forearms or sleeves though.
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    Re: cheap alternative fragrance for creed

    Are you looking for fragrances that smell similar to specific creeds, or fragrances in general that smell good? There's lots of stuff that smells great that costs much less, but it's so subjective...
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    Re: how do you apply your cologne

    Depends on the strength of the fragrance, but generally 1-2 on my shirt by my stomach and 1/2 - 1 on each forearm or sleeve.
  34. Change thread display from new posts to unread posts?

    On other forums that I visit, threads are bolded if there are posts in them that I have not read, rather than new since last visit. Also, the little symbol to the left of the title in the forum...
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    Re: The Philosophy Behind SPLITS Re: The Host

    I was wondering about this too. After looking at the splits it seemed like the splitters weren't getting much out of it, especially if they were not taking a split for themselves. I figured that they...
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    Re: Introduction + recommendations?

    Have you tried Fahrenheit? If you like it, it's a great all around fragrance. I have a new bottle and like it a lot.
  37. Thread: Salvador Dali PH

    by marc1
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    Re: Salvador Dali PH

    Did you buy a new bottle or vintage?
  38. Re: What is everyones opinion of Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum?

    I love it. It's very different from the regular eau sauvage though.
  39. Re: fragrances that you avoid spraying on your neck because it's too strong

    I never spray anything on my neck now. I've found that I enjoy fragrances much more spraying my forearms and stomach.
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    Re: fragrances that do the whole range?

    Tabac does. Their shaving soap is excellent. I have only also tried the edc and I like that as well. It seems to be a polarizing scent though.
  41. Re: Reccomended additions to my fragrance collection

    Perhaps you could try Mugler cologne. It's a bit lighter than a lot of the stuff you are looking at, very pleasant. It will give you something in a little bit different style.
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    Re: Online purchasing for sample fragrance

    I've used them twice now and they are great. Sign up for their email list because they regularly send out discount codes. Although I think all of the ones mentioned are probably fine. Check the...
  43. Re: Looking for good price/quality woody oriental or dry woods scents

    My wife and I are both really liking a sample of Uomo? Moschino that I got. It goes for about $25 for the 4.2 oz on Amazon. I'm sure prices are similar at other online discounters. Check out the...
  44. Re: Looking for good price/quality woody oriental or dry woods scents

    Is $50/8oz a typo? That's kind of an odd size. Are you specifically looking for 8oz bottles, or would a $25 3.3oz or 4oz bottle be ok?
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    Re: Looking for some every-day scent suggestions

    Rather than encre noir, try encre noir sport. They are both very good, but the sport version has some fresh top notes that are blended in very well that lighten it up a bit, while still keeping the...
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    Re: Favourite Cologne Advice

    Welcome! If you bought roll on oil that is made to be put directly on the skin, it makes sense that it doesn't last. It has already been diluted to final use concentration. When you mix it in alcohol...
  47. Thread: Fragrance-free?

    by marc1
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    Re: Fragrance-free?

    If it really bothers you, why not devote one sweater to each scent you wear in the winter, and just wash them when you want a change?
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    Re: Body Kouros Reformulated?

    I recently got a new bottle. I didn't notice much difference between it and the original, which I have but is running low. I wore them side by side, one on each arm and didn't notice much...
  49. Thread: Help me ?

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    Re: Help me ?

    So what did you decide on?
  50. Thread: Help me ?

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    Re: Help me ?

    Unless there's some kind of customs issue, international shipping isn't that expensive. Picking 6 to try and getting small spray decants won't be cheap, but it will be fun. It will be a heck of a...
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    Re: Next fragrances you plan on purchasing?

    DHI
    Encre Noir
    Habit Rouge EDT
    Fahrenheit
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    Re: Anyone successfully order Creeds on Amazon?

    I've ordered quite a bit from Amazon, including fragrances. Over the past year or two, in my experience it seems that there have been more mistakes and problems with orders than in the past. ...
  53. Re: Dior Homme Intense Vs L'occitane Eau des Baux + Some Other Questions

    You should try ordering sample decants - see if any of the online stores ship to Europe. I'd recommend getting a slightly larger sample that comes with a sprayer, I think it gives you a better idea...
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    Re: Help me spend a gift card at Sephora

    When you go in again get a sample of the eau sauvage parfum to try. It's completely different from the edt.
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    Re: Mr. Blass - Great blind buy!

    Yup. Mine also has oakmoss.
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    Re: Day time cologne for summer / fall / spring

    Cerruti pour Homme might work for you. I think it's a very nice daytime office scent, and it lasts all day for me. Read the reviews here on it. It looks like it can be had for ~$25 now.
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    Re: 50ml or 100ml? How good is 100ml good?

    Amazon has a 25oz bottle for less than $3 an oz.:laugh:
    I didn't know fragrance came in bottles that big! You'll be able to pass it on to future generations.
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    Re: Best place to order samples?

    I recently ordered a bunch of samples from Decantshop, and they were great. They replied super quick to my emailed questions and shipped really fast.

    Not sure where you are located, but the...
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    Re: Looking for some dirt cheap blind buys

    Looks like you've been hitting up the best inexpensive fragrances threads, good job! I don't know if you have a perfumania near you, but if you do then it will be really worth your while to take a...
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    Re: Notes option in Wardrobe?

    I would love a feature like this where I could make notes about specific fragrances in my wardrobe.
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    Re: Mr Blass has floaties!

    I've been smelling this more and I'm really starting to come around to it. My opinion of the opening has changed to excellent, and the drydown is very nice, but a bit weak. It might need another...
  62. Re: Do you think I would like Farenheit Absolute?

    No other recommendations to try? :laugh:

    From the forum where someone will ask, "which of these three should I get" and people reply with 2 dozen other fragrances to get instead/in addition?...
  63. Re: Do you think I would like Farenheit Absolute?

    I had not seen the website for decantshop.com before. I found plenty of stuff to try in addition to the Absolute!

    Any other "must tries" that I should pick up samples of while I'm at it? I've...
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    Re: Mr Blass has floaties!

    New bottle came today, and it also has floaties. Nothing smells "off" about it (although I don't know how it's supposed to smell), so I figure that the batch that Amazon has for stock all has them. ...
  65. Re: Do you think I would like Farenheit Absolute?

    Wow you're replying really fast to everything! :grin: Thanks for the feedback and the welcome!


    Does anyone know where I can order a sample from? I'm putting an order together from the Perfumed...
  66. Do you think I would like Farenheit Absolute?

    I love Eau Sauvage Parfum. I've got samples here of the regular Eau Sauvage and Fahrenheit (all recent formulations) and don't really like the ES but so far like the Fahrenheit quite a bit. Do you...
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    Mr Blass has floaties!

    I ordered a bottle of Mr Blass from Amazon because of all the positive reviews here - $17 shipped was a great price. I sprayed it on tissue when I got it, and it was nice, but nothing amazing to my...
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