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    Poll: Re: Which one should I buy next?

    Al Wisam Day is one of my favorite fragrances and one of the best purchases I've made. It's a remarkable fragrance. I own a lot of high priced fragrances and this one nearly beats everyone.
  2. Re: fragrances that have been really growing on you?

    Marc Jacob's Bang! I went out to get a new bottle, I used to see them all over the shelves at Ross and Marshal's for about $15 but much to my chagrin I no longer see it at those stores. I thought I...
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    SOTD: Thursday, 24th November, 2016

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted anything here but it appears that a lot of the same folks are still around, hope everyone is doing well.
    Wearing Tobacco Vanille...
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    Re: Name best lavender cologne you know!

    Don't understand why Creed Aberdeen Lavender is so loathed on this forum but that is one of my all time favorite Lavender fragrances.
  5. Re: Classic Barbershop Smell without smelling like old man...possible?

    MFK Masculine Pluriel is still my hands down favorite of the genre!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Yes, the fragrance.
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    Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Haha... Y'all still talkin' 'bout this shit! Damn!
    Anyway, I bought a bottle early on and i still enjoy wearing it very much. Gets a lot of attention, too. I think it's funny that this thread is...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Curious, what is the best way to apply it that you've found?
  9. Re: Best Summer colognes for men, long lasting, refreshing, minty, mentholly, etc. women can't resis

    +1 for Cartier - Roadster
    and I will add
    Guerlain - Guerlain Homme Intense.

    Both are very minty fresh scents that last all day and also garner a lot of compliments.
  10. Re: what are some scents you used to love that you dont anymore

    Yeah, I came here to say that, well, I used to really be into this whole thing but one day I just lost interest, which is why ya hardly see posts from me anymore. I'm back to sell and swap some of...
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    im not a bad guy…I'm not a good guy

    Not only am I in the wrong thread for this comment but I'm on the wrong forum. Carry on you good smelling people!
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    Re: Manly fragrance help

    Bogue - MAAI

    Done and done!
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    Re: Rose scent with green stems

    Surprised nobody has mention Declaration D'un Soir yet. An inexpensive rose scent with the green and all.
  14. Re: Does anyone else have a favorite era for fragrances?

    Haha... You have some of the most confusing posts I've ever laid eyes on. Almost every post you write I have to read several times before I understand and still, I'm usually left scratching my head.
  15. Does anybody a fragrance to honor a dead celebrity?

    Oh wow that's really cool! I'm a big fan of Owen Pallett as well!

    ...and of Silver Mountain Water... well, actually I'm digging Al Wisam more so than SMW but I'll spray some from my decant in...
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    New Azzaro Pour Homme refillable bottle

    They fill the shelves at Ross but yeah, where do ya fill them? Costs $15 for the bottle I'm sure it would just be cheaper to keep purchasing the actual bottle.
  17. Re: Does anybody a fragrance to honor a dead celebrity?

    How odd. Damn! I've really been rockin his new album a lot lately, Blackstar.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    Happy New Year all. I'll still be around from time to time... After all I'm surely going to make use of the market place now.

    Cheers!
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    My confession is that I'm really losing interest in this... I mean it's really an unrewarding hobby! I spend a bunch of money and once the excitement of receiving the bottle in the mail is gone I'm...
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    Best Silver Mountain Water Clone

    When your Silver does run out I highly recommend that you look into Al Wisam. I think you will be highly impressed with it. It's stellar! Like I said, price aside I still prefer it to SMW.
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    Re: Best Silver Mountain Water Clone

    I actually found my favorite and I like it much more than SMW. It's Al Wisam Day. It's excellent! I have a decant of SMW and it just doesn't seem to last on me which is why I wanted an alternative....
  22. Re: Rasasi Haul / Jumped Back On The Hype Train...Even bought from a discounter

    Al Wisam is an excellent fragrance! I actually do like it more than SMW.
  23. Re: Better Compliment Getter: Dior Sauvage vs. Creed Aventus

    Haha... The urge for them to procreate is strong, so yes, rumor has it that they are frequently sighted hollowing out pineapples. [emoji12]
  24. Re: Better Compliment Getter: Dior Sauvage vs. Creed Aventus

    In my world, Suavage wins by a land slide. The only time I got a compliment on Aventus was from a cashier in a corner store other than that I get, "it smells like dudes in here!" or "It smells...
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    Re: Got my nose on Uomo by Valentino today....

    I can't stand this stuff, it's decent enough in the opening but the drydown smells nasty, like a cheap candied coffee smell. Total scrubber.
  26. Re: Is it considered stealing to spritz juice from a department store tester into an atomizer?

    I love the Dior samples, they are so generous! Great collectible lil bottles!
  27. Re: Is it considered stealing to spritz juice from a department store tester into an atomizer?

    My signature says it all.
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    Re: How's Emblem by Montblanc?

    A coworker of mine just got this one and he filled me up a 5 ml sample of it because he know I'm a weirdo when it comes to fragrances. I honestly don't like it at all and I enjoy Mont Blanc for the...
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    Re: Underrated masterpiece of the last few years

    Black Line is alright but far from a masterpiece in my opinion. It's mainly just a basic unisex rose to my nose that I hardly ever want to smell like. In fact, I would like it more on my wife than...
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    Re: Two Days Later..

    Sauvage smells amazing on my hoodie for weeks after I've sprayed it. I love it!
  31. Re: Show of hands: Who here believes Dior Homme Eau for Men to be the better fragrance over Sauvage?

    Sauvage is WWWAAAAYYYYY better.
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    Re: What are you tired of?

    I'm tired from lack of sleep.

    Oh, I'm also tired of listening to jaded basenotes members bitch about modern perfumery... The punk rockers of perfumery but at the same time I find it amusing.
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    Aventus Wearers Age

    Hey all! For shits and giggles I thought it would be interesting to see what the average age group is of those who wear Aventus.

    I'm 35 and I wear Aventus (sometimes) but I hardly participate in...
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    Re: Best evening/nightlife scent?

    DHI is my top dog for going out.
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    Re: Allure Homme, Sport, Extreme, Blanche

    Allure Homme Sport! By far my most complimented fragrance and I'm talking about very enthusiastic compliments!
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    Re: Today I bought December 2015

    I had a friend that wore Very Sexy. I really enjoyed the smell when I got wafts of it from time to time. This was way before I got deep into fragrances but now I'm wanting to smell this one again.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Found this bad boy at TJ. MAXX
    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/15/2b04d969a82d07b06d6f75e5edb8a469.jpg
    But it was $60.00 and I'm sure it can be found for much cheaper than that online. I also...
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    Re: Certain note in TF's Oud Wood

    Now ya got me wanting to break out the kind bud... Ummmm, I mean Oud Wood to see if I get that note. Maybe the two combined?
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    My Blind Buy List

    I blind bought Chergui (just recently) and Encre Noire/Sport (over a year ago) I like all of them but honestly I would have never actually purchased Chergui if I had sniffed it before hand. That...
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    Re: You know you're a basenoter when...

    Haha... It's a very realistic interpretation!
  41. Re: Lets take a moment to gush about Jaipur Homme by Boucheron

    Dainty
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    Re: You know you're a basenoter when...

    Haha, I did that yesterday while eating an orange. I was wearing Eau D'orange Verte.
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    Re: Question about fragrance collecting.

    What's an ESP that you think might be regulated within the next couple of years? I'm just curious. I still don't have a bottle but it's up next on my "to buy" list.
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    Re: Encre Noir or Encre Noir Sport?

    Imaginaryauthors.com
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    Re: 'Fahrenheit Day' on Monday, 14th Dec 2015......

    Man, so glad I just saw this. I almost forgot! Okay, it's on! Pulled Fahrenheit to the front so I won't forget in my morning haze.
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    Encre Noir or Encre Noir Sport?

    I prefer Encre Noire. It's not hard to pull off. It's a very wearable scent. I would say get both but considering you just want to buy one, stick to the original, after all, you wouldn't have Sport...
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    Re: Fragrances That "Woe" You Recently ?

    That's right! You got played by Dior! They're probably still talking about how they suckered the fragrance community as they hang out by the water cooler. Damnit Dior! WHY!!!!!!???? WHY!!!!!????
    ...
  48. which fragrance you dont like but that are liked by most of the people?

    You're not alone hombre, I love Sauvage. It just clicks with me.
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    Re: Fragrance Application

    I switch it up all the time. Just spray where ya like. Use common sense though, no need to get weird with it. : )
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    Re: You know you're a basenoter when...

    When you correct your friends for calling your sent of the day (SOTD) a "cologne". You inform them that it is an EDP and you proceed to break down the concentrations for them. [emoji16]
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    Re: I need a winter fragrance

    MiP edp. Twas $20.00 + free shipping last time I checked Amazon. Some find it feminine though so I do not recommend blind buying.
  52. Re: What is everyone wearing to the office Christmas party?

    She's not into fragrances... at all. I thought that would be a problem at first but it works out well! Our scents don't clash.
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    Re: Don't believe the hype

    My inexpensive fragrances get the most attention.
    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Caron The Third Man
    Carven Homme
    Rasasi Al Wissam
    Perry Ellis M
    Mint Blanc Individuel
    LIDGE

    I enjoy all of those as well.
  54. Crowd pleasing-Modern designer Musk & Patchouli ?

    Lidge

    Not too musky though. Good dose of patchouli.
  55. Re: Kiton Men...Wow! It's Pineapple Irish Fahrentweed!

    Haha... My goal is to size it down to 50 but I just keep buying and buying. It's getting silly, really.
  56. Re: What is everyone wearing to the office Christmas party?

    We already had ours, I wore GIT in a 3 piece suite, I chose that because I just got married the weekend prior and I had residual GIT on the suit but I was very satisfied with my choice on both...
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    Re: Some of your regretful buys...and why

    Honestly, the most disappointed I've been from a blind buy have been the two Perry Ellis Oud fragrances I purchased. I thought I really liked the Vetiver at first but someone else here described it...
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    Re: Most unforgettable

    When I was about 12 years of age my older brothers friend always wore Eternity and I was blown away! I had to have it, but alas I could not afford it, so I had to do my chores and save up for the...
  59. Re: Kiton Men...Wow! It's Pineapple Irish Fahrentweed!

    Man, haven't counted recently but I'd say I'm at about 75 full bottles with at least 30 decants. Ya gotta remember, I only started collecting a little over a year ago. I've gots to chill out!
  60. Kiton Men...Wow! It's Pineapple Irish Fahrentweed!

    No, it's not about that but I already have GIT and I feel they're in the same ballpark and I'm trying to cut my spending and only acquire fragrances that don't share some of the same qualities. I...
  61. Re: Kiton Men...Wow! It's Pineapple Irish Fahrentweed!

    I really enjoy it but don't really think I have a place for it in my wardrobe. Good one though.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    It's already been reformulated. Look for the vintage!

    I kid I kid. I don't think ya have to worry about that anytime soon but who knows. It's very inexpensive online right now, it's an excellent...
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    Poll: Re: Millesime Imperial vs Silver Mountain Water

    SMW by a long shot. MI smells like some kind of girly lotion. Do not get the appeal of MI at all.
  64. Re: Should I buy Dior Sauvage or Prada Luna Rossa Sport?

    Sauvage all the way!

    Such a friggin good fragrance! Divine drydown!
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    Re: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

    If I help you out here, will you gift me one?

    wink wink.
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    Re: Chanel Antaeus vs Dior Eau Savage Parfum ?

    Dior for me but why should that matter for you?
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Damn that's a good deal! I don't like 1M but I certainly would have bought it for that price. I love it when the SA's are clueless.
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    Re: Seen at Walmart: a Polo Supreme Oud imposter

    I would like to try that... How odd.
    I did say that they had Tom Ford Grey Vetiver at one location and it actually sparked my interest in buying the original... So I did.
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    Re: Mancera Black Line vs Montale Black Aoud

    I thought Black Line was feminine as well when I first got a decant of it. It's the rose, and it was my first time really smelling a rose other than the perfume my grandmother wore so it...
  70. Re: Looking for a "creamy", "white", breathy powdery

    Despite the name I get a white, powdery vibe from Blv by Bvlgari,however, It's not very creamy,it's more on the dry side.
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    What is your go to Date Fragrance?

    ...
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    Re: What is your go to Date Fragrance?

    Silver Mountain Water

    Or, even better for both the wallet and my nose...

    Al Wissam
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    Re: College Student Looking for a New Frag

    It smells like a distant campfire or it reminds me of my neighborhood in the wintertime when people are using their chimneys. It's a perfect, sweet, smoky fragrance. You can get a sample from their...
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    Re: http://myfragrancecaddy.com/

    Yeah, sorry bud but ya need to target the folks who don't know any better. We're a rare breed here on basenotes.
  75. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    You're hardcore! That's an excellent fragrance!

    Did about 6 sprays of Carven Homme this a.m. [emoji16]
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    Re: College Student Looking for a New Frag

    Skip Burning Leaves and go straight for A City On Fire by Imaginary Authors.
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    Re: Favorite Bond No 9 Fragrance?

    Haven't smelled one worth purchasing... Maybe if their prices were in the $30 range? Eh, probably not.
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    Re: Favourite releases of 2015

    Royal Mayfair
    Sauvage (suck it! It's bueno!)
    Satin Mood
    Fève Délicieuse

    Really need to try Dress Code and the Ephemera trio (I love the concept behind these).
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    Re: Marshmallow note

    I think it was Memoirs of a Trespasser that I thought smelled like a smoky marshmallow but it could have been another from the Imaginary Authors line. Sorry, not too helpful but anyone serious...
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    Re: Vintage Ralph Lauren Safari is awesome

    One of my favorites back in the day. Was not impressed with the current version, unfortunately.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I really am loving it! Reminds me of s more refined, better version of Michael Jordan Legend, very nice for the winter.
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    Re: Want Your Input

    MAAI - Bogue.

    Done and done!
  83. Re: X-Mas 2015 what cologne is on your gift list ??

    It sure does make things easier. Family is all that matters anyway!

    Cheers Remik!
  84. Re: The traditional scents and the younger generation

    Great writing! I have a special place in my heart for the two you speak of as well. I find myself enjoying the classics the deeper I get into this hobby.

    Cheers!
  85. Re: Recommendations, please. Mature professional needs help.

    Original Vetiver.
  86. X-Mas 2015 what cologne is on your gift list ??

    Man you all have done very well for yourselves... LOL, if I brought my wife to Neiman Marcus and lined up some bottles, told her to pick one, she'd slap me silly!
    Anyway, we're all grown up, we...
  87. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    who would of thunk it. Sounds like it's not even worth the discounted price. Roja can kiss off in my book. He's laughing all the way to the bank.
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    Re: How about a 'Fahrenheit day'?

    Thanks!
  89. A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays ...

    Yeah... I thought that was kind of odd too.

    On topic:

    I put on at least 15 sprays of The One this morning. Already gone.... I actually keep getting wafts of Aventus that must have clung to my...
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    Re: How about a 'Fahrenheit day'?

    Haha.... Who is this Andrè character you speak of?
  91. Re: New Lalique from Exclusive Noir Premier Collection - "Or Imtemprel" !

    Love the bottle! Beautiful!
  92. Re: Fragrance with a fecal smell an addictive? Do you like fecal scent fragrance?

    This thread is funny as shit!

    Pun intended.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense Authentic?

    Fake. Sorry, that sucks. But ya do enjoy it! I would just be concerned about spraying it on your skin maybe just spray on clothing?
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    Re: Aventus X02 and Z01

    A fair price would be less than retail because it's an old product... Aventus is still in production and I'm absolutely astonished at what people will pay for these old batches. Most people that own...
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    Re: Stores in Austin, TX?

    Just trying to keep this thread alive. See if we can all (locals) post some good stores in the area. Stag Provisions for Men on Congress carries DS and Durga as well as Santa Maria Novella.
    ...
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    Re: How about a 'Fahrenheit day'?

    Haha.. Thanks!

    Remik back in 92' I must have been cool cause I had me a bottle of Fahrenheit, although at the time it most certainly was not "vintage". I'm very happy with my 07 bottle. No desire...
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    How about a 'Fahrenheit day'?

    Is a 2007 bottle considered vintage? I wanna be cool, too!
  98. My favorite variety of cedar isn't even a cedar.

    When turning wood, I cannot tell the difference between ""cedar and juniper. They are almost identical in smell. We even label our "cedar fever" (allergies) in Texas incorrectly. It would properly be...
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    Re: Where can I get a Bois du Portugal sample?

    Or for free at Neiman Marcus
  100. Midnight in Paris Edp : really gem or good mainstream?

    MiP this is a more complete Bvlgari Black. Love it so much I have a back up bottle. I always felt something was missing from Black, MiP fills that void for me.
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