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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    They contain alcohol in high quantities. ;)
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    Re: A Vetiver for summer

    A good way of getting people to suggest expensive fragrances is to give them a budget ceiling ($100 in this case). ;)

    Terre d'Hermes is not as strict a vetiver as others suggested in this thread,...
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    Re: Youtube Reviewers.............

    It's easier to copy an "original opinion" and make it their own if they're talking about the same thing. It's a bro thing.
  4. Re: So I just received the Slumberhouse samplers

    One spray. No more.

    I'd also like to add that it'd be wise to spray on the wrist as spraying on the chest (or anywhere close to the face/nose) might be overwhelming before you know what to expect.
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    Re: Masculine Fig or Apricot scent

    Nasomatto Blamage. Beware, it's got its haters.
  6. Re: New Malle: The Night (Oud. Middle East Exclusive.)

    I sampled this and ordered 3 bottles just in case.
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    Re: Petition to ban acronyms

    tl:dr
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    Re: Only for Macho Men!

    I imagine that's what constipation looks like.
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    Re: DS Durga - Debaser (2015)

    That's what Kim Deal smells like.
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    Re: Which Olfactive you prefer and why?

    Ombre Indigo.
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    Re: Fragrances or fragrance lines with bad names

    jerxoff.
  12. Re: Puig buys L'Artisan Parfumeur and Penhaligon's

    Yep. Plus, Puig has Comme des Garcons already in their portfolio, so they can't be that bad.
  13. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread: January - May 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/about/92-basenotes-community-code-of-conduct-for-members
  14. Re: Puig buys L'Artisan Parfumeur and Penhaligon's

    It looks like a good fit.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2015

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bz-n3VrIMAA15EW.jpg:largehttp://boisdejasmin.com/images/2013/01/Caligna.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought January 2015

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/st/26121431.jpg
    Blind bought Crabtree & Evelyn Extract of Mysore Sandalwood.
  17. Re: Can someone tell me which of these colognes have the highest compliment factor

    I got two compliments on my sweater within 10 minutes. I sprayed it with CdG Kyoto this morning, so that might be why.
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    Re: 6 new scents from Bvlgari - La Gemme

    For that price, I'd expect them to come with string and spare tips - like Duncans did:

    http://www.jojobolt.hu/106-412-thickbox/duncan-bearing-king-spin-top.jpg.
    :bath:
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    Re: 2015 Fragrance Predictions

    GMO perfumes.
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    Re: Mysore sandalwood oil (from the Year 2000)

    Yay, Mike!

    And yes, pics, please!
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    Re: Santa Maria novella

    Peau d'Espagne is excellent.
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    Re: First in Fragrance

    Agreed. Talking strictly about transit/clearing customs time, here.
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    Re: D&G pour homme or Bleu de Chanel

    With the current formulation of the D&G, I'd vote Bleu, teu.
  24. Re: Article: Interview with Beau Rhee of Atelier de Geste

    Nice interview!

    Will the house be added to the directory soon? I'd like to be able to add the three bottles I have to my wardrobe. :)
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Slumberhouse Norne.
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    Maybe this'll shed dome light:
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Did you get any skank there? Somewhere into the late dry down is where it came up for me.

    It's refreshing to see an opinion on the fragrance from someone devoid of pre-conceived notions of it by...
  28. Re: Creed Green Valley lot/batch number help!!!!

    You may have better luck getting feedback here.
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    Re: When is it enough?

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    Re: NEW: Comme Des Garcons Wonderoud

    It seems I'll never get to smell this one (unless I find it at one of the local CdG retailers). I've ordered samples from both Aedes and Twisted Lily and both times I've received Wonderwood instead....
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    Re: Niche perfume for the wifey

    Did someone say biscuits and cakes?

    I wish I was mumsy's kid.
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    Re: Niche perfume for the wifey

    Yes!
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    Re: Why do we do it?

    Same reason I pay for music (both recorded and live), food (both to cook myself and to eat at restaurant), plastic art (both to have in my house and to admire at museums, galleries, and studios),...
  34. Re: Best burning incense type of frag besides M7 and the CDG Incense series.

    One that I haven't seen mentioned: Wazamba.
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    Re: Attention Armani Prive owners!

    The box is from the smokey batch. :bath:
  36. Thread: 1 billion

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    Re: 1 billion

    It's part of the line's expansion to gender-identity-and-sexual-preference-specific flankers (from research conducted here). Next up are 1 gillion, 1 lillion, and 1 willion. 1 trillion will be coming...
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    Re: People Defending SAs

    That's been my experience (minus the being talked down to) with the local Neimans. They like pushing MFK for some reason.
  38. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    Burberry London.
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    Re: NICOLAI Cuir Cuba Intense.

    I've been wearing this every day for the last week for no other reason than I just like it that much. I would not call it intense... nor cuir... nor does it necessarily smell like Cuban tobacco,...
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    Re: When is it enough?

    It's enough when you have to ask if it's enough.
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    Re: Help me complete my sample list

    If you're interested in Montale, I'd add Red Oud and Dark Oud. I second the Ex Idolo Thirty-Three suggestion for rose-prominent fragrance. If you have a Sephora around you, I'd take the Atelier...
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    Re: Tauer is a magician

    So Andy Tauer not only discovered teleportation but also proved that there is a soul? There's at least one Nobel Prize there. :bath:

    The sample I tried must have been deffective because it left me...
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    I never understood how someone would want to sit through 20+ minutes of review. Especially when every review seems to be "thisisaworkofartmasterpieceohmygodsoamazingthumbsup!"
  44. Re: AbdesSalaam Attar / La Via del Profumo - official fragrance discussion thread

    Hindu Kush is amazing.
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    Re: Mens Fragrance

    Maybe Spice and Wood or Royal Oud of the more readily available.

    Aventus could also be a year-round one. However, Creed wouldn't be amongst my first recommendation for a colder weather/night...
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    Re: Mens Fragrance

    Mona di Orio Les Nombres d'Or - Ambre
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    Re: Today I Bought. December 2014

    Atelier de Geste - Wild is the Wind
    Atelier de Geste - The Good Earth
    Parfums de Nicolai - Cuir Cuba Intense

    I actually put my order for these in last night, so technically it was November that...
  48. Re: Article: Marlen Harrison launches King’s Palace Perfumery, donates 10% directly to charitable ca

    So can any of the lucky recipients chime in on their impressions? :)

    I was planning on doing so on this thread but my sample never appeared. :(
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    Re: Sales Assistant Insanity!

    The best (pushiest) for me was at Nordstrom. My girlfriend was shopping for a suit, so I went downstairs to kill time and check out the fragrance section.

    I was surprised to see Parfums de Marly...
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    Re: November Purchases 2014

    http://aprilaromatics.com/store/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/650x650/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/s/a/san_francisco_rose_le.jpg
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    Re: NEWS FLASH this just happened! true story.

    Coat your palate and tongue with wax and bite off the affected part. Spit out immediately afterwards.
  52. Re: Creed - Neiman Marcus "Refill" Event - November 22

    That's not the inventory they need to clear. ;)
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah, they should really do Norne II. :bath:
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    Re: Was Pumpkin the panty dropper all along?

    worn-out elastic bands: the true panty droppers.
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    Re: Pluriel - My new fave from MFK

    I smelled this at NM before it launched officially and I have to echo that I was more impressed by the feminine version. I was not very impressed with the masculin.
  56. Re: The Perfume Salon - 25 November, 2014 - London

    Awesome! If this were five years ago, I'd so be there.

    Thanks for the info, lpp. :)
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    Re: The Philosophy Behind SPLITS Re: The Host

    The main benefit I would see if I were to start hosting splits (besides those of any other hobby) is that I would get exposed to many more fragrances than I normally would.

    It goes without saying...
  58. Re: Pathétique, performance perfume_________Pathétique contest.

    Mine came in on Saturday - picked it up on Tuesday from the post office, if that helps get an idea. I haven't given it a try yet, but I liked what I smelled off of the closed vial.

    btw, I love the...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I do get raunch before the very late drydown. It's an ambergris bomb at one point.
  60. Re: Fragrances that you have made a profit off of

    If getting laid is considered profit; none.
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    I'm guessing they are cheaper to manufacture... and they're gimmicky.
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    They are to keep from accidentally spraying in lieu of bottle caps.
  63. Re: Did I just botch my bottle of Green Irish Tweed by doing this?

    Hold the bottle at arms length so that the label is facing you, shake three times to the left, two times to the right. Now the molecules have been properly activated and your fragrance will be good...
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    I thought of that, too! My version is more romantic. :P
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    It reminds me of childhood:
    http://www.retro-bit.com/dev/images/stories/virtuemart/product/nxatr-003.jpg
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/39600.jpg?width=320
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    Re: Ermenegildo Zegna samples

    This is what I wrote to them through their "contact us" page a few months ago:



    And this is what they came back with:


    If that doesn't work, not much more will.
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    Re: Ermenegildo Zegna samples

    There is.

    You can also email following the contact information on their website. I scored samples of their essenze line that way.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got indirect compliments from two male coworkers earlier today. When I revealed it was my cologne (Santa Maria Novella's Peau d'Espagne) that they were smelling, we went into the whole Anchorman...
  70. Re: Glass doors on wine cooler... How to block light?

    Spray the door with sunblock.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    "You smell like a sexy baby."

    Ambre Topkapi.
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    Re: Ta Ta For Now

    See you soon. :)
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yeah, balsamic vinegar has no balsam whatsoever...
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    Re: Fragrance references in fiction books or films

    Another reference on Orange is the New Black happens in a flashback scene for one of the inmates, Rosa. She has just robbed a bank with three males, one of which is her boyfriend. I believe it is him...
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    Re: Fake Tom ford Tuscan Leather ?

    The definite answer to whether it's fake is
    http://carlarozman.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/CarlaRozman_YesNo-500x241.jpg

    All joking aside, give your nose a rest and revisit the fragrance...
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    Re: Erik Kormann -- Sample Pass

    I wore Steampunk last week and found it to be a nice (not too) powdery violet. The opening had some citrus and dry cedar. The violet was always present. I got a slight leather vibe and there was...
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    I'm wearing Limed today. I love this one - especially the dry down. It's a shame that it's not in the directory.
  78. Re: If you enjoy Slumberhouse, Hylnds might be for you

    I got a set of samples some months back as I like a couple of the regular DS & Durga line. I recall enjoying Isle Ryder and Spirit of the Glen (the former more than the later). Ironically, I was more...
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    Re: your favourite male scent to wear

    Good choice and even better username!
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    Re: What notes create powder

    Orris and amber are the main culprits for Dia Man.
  81. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    :shocked:
  82. Re: How do I open the minion bottles from AbdesSalaam Attar Profumo

    Pull straight up. They seal tight, so you need more force than seems reasonable - it'll be fine.
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    Re: How much do you spend a month of fragrance?

    More than I should and not enough.
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    Re: upgrade fragrance... OUD

    Slumberhouse Vikt, Ex Idolo Thirty-Three.
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    Re: Pick one Bottle from Barneys. Just one!

    L'Incendiaire. ;)
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    Re: Idole de Lubin EDT suspicious packaging

    The rumour some months ago was that a new, IFRA-compliant, EdT was in the works to be released.
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    Re: Idole de Lubin EDT suspicious packaging

    It is absolutely fake and should be immediately destroyed.
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    Re: Idole de Lubin EDT suspicious packaging

    The one I have from years ago came in a box like the one shown on the left. No complaints from me.
  89. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    First impressions: The opening is spiced and (pink) peppery with an aldehydic fruity accord that feels to me mainly like a faint green melon and a zesty and more-sweet-than-sour grapefruit.

    At...
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    Re: How long does 3.4 oz last?

    I estimated based on 14 sprays per ml (which might be generous, but oh well).

    So 3.4 oz = 100.55 ml

    100.55 ml x 14 sprays per ml = 1407.7 sprays

    1407.7 sprays / 2 sprays per day = 703.85...
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    Re: Best "Boardroom Fragrances"

    http://www.perfumeemporium.com/BigPics_m/Donald_Trump.jpg
  92. Re: What makes a perfume smell bad on you one day, and lovely on another day?

    Batch variations. ;)
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    Re: Marijuana fragrance -- new!

    Dude, did I just spray that or did I only think about it?
  94. Re: I love Juniper Berries! Recommend me some some strong & lasting scents

    Bottega Veneta pour Homme, Itasca, Black Cedarwood and Juniper, Serpentine, Voyage d'Hermes.
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    Poll: Re: Better Le Labo, Santal 33 vs. Rose 31?

    If you want to smell like dill, Santal 33. If you want to smell like patchouli, Rose 31.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I guess I wasn't hallucinating that pineyness like I thought. To me it was like that singing frog from the Looney Tunes cartoon. I'd get a whiff of it and when I paid attention to what it was, it...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Agreed. The fermented fruits go more in line with the wine feel. I also agree that this one would tilt more towards feminine, but still within the unisex realm. In the dry down I get a waxy rose over...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I just spritzed it on a few (30ish) minutes ago. It opens tart and winey with green berries - not that this smells green, but the tartness of the berries brings to mind not-quite-ripe fruit. Shortly...
  99. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    I could not agree more.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    For what it's worth, when I wore Americana Rust it immediately reminded me of Jeke minus the "nastier" and tea aspects of the Slumberhouse. I am just going off memory here and I haven't worn Jeke...
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