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    Re: Opinions on the following scents?

    Photographic memory. So my brain looks good in images. Wait. Thatís not it. I suppose Iíve just learned all my vintage peeps general tastes. [emoji3]
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    The whole unicorn thing is so frustrating. But I get it. As long as people continue to pay the big prices, sellers will keep it marked up.


    Iíve been wearing non-vintage Jubi XXV today. And I...
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    Re: Opinions on the following scents?

    He collects Lomani as well. :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    That bottle looks VERY well preserved. I didnít realize Jimmy Stewart wore it but it makes perfect sense to me.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    If only it turned your skin purple! It looks like Fabuloso, from the same makers of napalm. I recommend SH on poolside days in the blistering heat while grilling. Also works well as a defense spray...
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    The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Iíd have jumped on it as well if Paul had released it. Mythrolís sample from Paul struck a VERY nice chord with me. Smelling it, I wonder if it wouldíve been cost prohibitive to release to the...
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    Re: Opinions on the following scents?

    Iíve not tried I2D but Voyage lasts all day on me. Not sure if itís been reformulated at all. My bottle is an original release bottle FWIW.
  8. Thread: Curve for men

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    Re: Curve for men

    I have a bottle of the Claiborne distribution and find it to actually develop throughout the day. The EA distribution opens as the recognizable Curve and stays that way for the 4-6hrs it lasts on me....
  9. Re: Letter from Elizabeth Arden to Ed Strobl Sr., Perfumer at the Albert Verley Co.

    Wow. Thatís really cool, Paul! Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thanks!!! We had a great time. Well needed.

    And perfect scent choice!



    Thanks Chef.Dalek! And thanks again! I wake up 0330-0400 daily for work. I was going to take today off actually but...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTD is Cool Water. Hope everyone has a great day!
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    Re: What cologne was joker wearing

    Havenít seen the movie, yet. Mom said it after the date? As in, she was letting him passively know that she knows he was snuggled up with someone cause she can smell their fragrance on him? Trying...
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    Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thank you for such a wonderful description! Color me interested.


    Weíre just back today from an extended weekend vacation to Destin, Florida. The weather held out nicely for us before big rain...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Herbie Hancock level? Wow, thatís high praise. Colonic was better when the Marsalis bros pushes him. I once saw Eddie Palmieri in Houston at a Latin festival and he did some stuff that made my pea...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Tell me more.
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Ah Chris is ok. Heís just been commercialized to death. The girls/wives seem to be smitten with his style. I grew up listening to the Marsalis boys lighting it up in places like Conservation Hall. ...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You should smell green, aldehyde, citrus, manly goodness. After it dries down, it presents kinda squeaky clean. Although not duplication - if you like Lauder for men, itís reasonable to assume you...
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    Re: Yo yo yo let me speak on this

    Woody, Chastity, Egra, Al Wisam Day, and ummm the good recommendations in DandyDudeís Rasasi thread. Many are worth owning for daily drivers, and a few (like Woody) punch way higher than the...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Great acquisition! Are you familiar with it? If not, one spray and let it settle in. The opening (although I love it) can be a bit much for folks around you. Once it dries down, enjoy what every man...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Iím also in line with Bavard here.

    Something Iíve noted is that spraying fragrances can alter the smell on my skin. Sometimes I prefer that and sometimes I donít. With Cuir de Russie, I prefer...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTD is Kiton
  22. Re: Which two non-niche affordable fragrances would you add to bring my collection to six?

    For what itís worth, I picked up Lyric and Beach Hut for a grand combined total of just under $250usd. Both big bottles. So you donít have to drop $500 if theyíre something your extremely interested...
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    Washing a syringe after decanting?

    I use an industrial glass pipette which has all the measurements I need down the side. I use alcohol, water, or a mixture of the two. Depends on exactly what Iím working with. Some fragrances or...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Rocking Inis by Fragrances of Ireland again. Maybe Iíve gravitated to it lately since Iím headed on a beach vacation this weekend? Oh, and it also dries down very pleasant on my skin. Gets...
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    Re: Body Kouros.. arrived

    I have this in vintage form and it smells nothing like Kouros to me. It couldíve been given another name completely. Also, the vintage version doesnít remind me of La Nuit. Itís a very unique combo...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Just catching up... WHY DO I HAVE THIS SUDDEN INTEREST IN DIORAMA? And also HOmade (from a southern girl?) cornbread?


    SOTN is Azuree (from a Bample - a Bot sample) cause I feel like being a...
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    Re: Uomo Signature/Azzaro WBN Compare/Contrast

    Welcome, Daryl. I also recommend:

    1. Reading, as stated above, as much as possible. If you find reviewers or various posters whose viewpoint seems similar to you own, use their statements as a...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Update: Kiton Men is my SOTE. While newer versions turn very sour on my skin, the older stuff is just clean and manly. A scent reminiscent of a fellow whoís stopped en route to a black tie event at...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    My SOTD has been Inis by Fragrances of Ireland. My SOTE/N is YTD.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Calvin
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    Re: Do people still care about Bond No.9?

    Absolutely, some people still care about them. Even though I lose zero sleep over them, they do have some fragrances which I find enjoyable. And at a discount, theyíre more in line with where I feel...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Last night was Georgio Beverly Hills.

    This morning is Carven Vetiver Dry. Hope everyone has a great weekend!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Boom. Yes, inDEED!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    You keep wearing that and youíll get Cool.botís attention. [emoji3]


    As my SOTN Iím getting mossy with Lord Molyneaux.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Hahaaaa! She called you ďHumpDudeĒ. [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]


    Iím not... actually, I uh [emoji42][emoji42][emoji42]
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Avon Mesmerize is my SOTN
  37. Re: Does anyone else favor dank-vegetal scents for Fall like I do? ie, Fougeres and Lavenders

    Yep. Sure do.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Vintage Amouage Dia Man as my SOTN.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Oh, you went there. And you smell amazing doing so. Excellent fragrance, my friend!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    My brother has, or had, a sample of it but I canít remember whether I tried it or not.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Iíll be in touch soon to give you a list of my current Avon collection. Then you can start launching recommendations! [emoji3]
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Agree on both counts. Regarding the second, based on a vintage sample I have, TFM is one of the few powdery fragrances I can handle.



    Well, donít YOU smell awesome!



    Iíve become an Avon...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Halston Limited
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Creed Spice & Wood
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    My SOTN is Gucci Nobile
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    Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Mugler Ultra Zest, as my SOTN
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    Re: Very good (cheap) OUD perfumes?

    Very curious about Black Man Orient. Black Aoud (for most) is a man among boys, a lion among kittens. Fiqat Lil Rijal is absolutely one that should not be missed, lest the oud gods snicker and call...
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    Re: PK Perfumes by Paul Kiler Sample Pass

    Great to read!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Get well soon, me amigo!



    Youíre only saying that because you have good taste!
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    Re: PK Perfumes by Paul Kiler Sample Pass

    Any chance Maharajah Sandal Supreme will be revisited for production? My brother Mythrol acquired a sample of that from you a few years ago for his sandalwood quest. I very much enjoyed it. Thanks
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    Re: Why do you seek out vintage?

    The later part of PSís remarks are something I feel is important to do for any Ďcollectorí. Not only do I enjoy vintage fragrances (and things) but there also exists a span of fragrances which I feel...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Totally get that line of thinking with vanilla. More often than not, if Iím wearing vanilla, itís coming from Canoe, Caron Pour un Homme, or Wild Country. And as a scent of the night before bed. ...
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    Why do you seek out vintage?

    I think you hit a lot of the main points. I feel a lot (not all by any means) of vintage fragrances come off more niche. In some cases more niche than niche. I hate to bring up the old...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    To me it has more of a richness to it than the regular. As a matter of fact, the lavender comes across like nice lavender essential oil as opposed to lavender fragrance. If that makes sense. ...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Bourcheron EDT
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Completely agree!
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Very nice collection!

    Love the way that black leather band with white stitching looks on the Hammi too!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Marry her, just because!
  59. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Thanks NCFR! That lets me know that I would enjoy it but shouldnít stress out of getting a bottle. I actually have a sample of it somewhere but itís been probably over a year since I sniffed it,...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Currently enjoying my SOTN, TF Sahara Noir. Incense? Yes, please!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Ha! So my wife can just stop with all this La Mer nonsense!

    (And I agree itís nose candy!)
  62. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Thereís a good chance you may enjoy it. Thus far, the only vintage fragrance lovers that Iíve seen speak openly about not caring for Habit Rouge are Cook.bot, myself and my brother Mythrol (in other...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I know a guy, that knows a guy, with a whole stable of unicorns.



    If Mrs. S is anything like Mrs. D, she likely wonít come around to it. Having said that, Mrs. D and Mrs. Mythrol seem to...
  64. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Look forward to your update.
  65. Re: Most frivolous or unjustified purchase you ever made?

    Truth! And ditto.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Cat fight!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Fairly convincing photoshop at quick glance. That cat tho! Epic kitty.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Love it!




    Iím enjoying my whole evening and night wearings. Earlier this evening I was wearing Masculin 2. Switched for late night fun with friends and loving the drydown on Huitieme Artís...
  69. Thread: What say you?

    by Diddy
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    Re: What say you?

    Synthetic compounds can be made from natural products, or from taking base elements and structuring them in a way thatís not naturally occurring. But even those base elements come from nature. Or...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I had a stuck glass stopper before. Is it glass? At any rate... I put the bottle in the freezer, pulled it out about 30 minutes later, and gave the stopper a solid pull. It came out. Iíve heard...
  71. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Itís not old books. Itís moldy old books. Itís books that have been in a flood, then dried closed. I like the smell of old books without the mold. Timbuktu is a favorite fragrance of mine. I...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Masculin 2 as my SOTE
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Have you smelled it before or is it a blind buy? Iíd be curious on your take of it compared to the original. Thanks

    Edit: just read your thread on it. Looking forward to your future comments on...
  74. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    Thanks for your clarification and response.
  75. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    Thatís great that you discovered your preference for the modern version! I personally found that the latest version was acceptable enough, even with the play dough accord it now has compared to...
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    Your vintage SOTD

    SOTM is Temzo by Paul Sebastian (from a decant gifted). FYI, the listing I recently saw is way too highly priced. Anyone interested in this should look towards the more ballsy and complex Paradigm...
  77. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Brilliant!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I messed up and said beignets, and theyíve been on my mind ever since. Looks like Iím going to run down the street this morning. And Iíve been doing so good with my diet. Cheat daaaaay!
  79. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Now youíre speaking as the double humpback we know!
  80. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    I am in complete agreement.
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    Re: Dating this Azzaro

    Iím an APH enthusiast but no expert. Iíve always viewed bottles like yours as first run of production 2007, with sticker gone and replaced with embossing. Any earlier than 2007 has a silver sticker...
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    Re: Day Time, All Season Fragrance

    Encre Noire Sport
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I really need to pay attention better. I totally missed a Ďsyncí. Were flyers posted? See, this is why I canít miss any of the meetings. I couldíve brought beignets.
  84. What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    I just discovered that I received a vintage sample of Habit Rouge Eau de Cologne in the mail today. Pass. Thankful that it doesnít have the powdery stuff which makes the regular stuff a no-thanks...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Canoe. This is a good one for relaxing before bed.
  86. Re: 5 underrated cheapies for fall, that you should try/buy

    Owned Daddy Yankee. Used it as a work fragrance. I donít find one reminding me of the other really. But maybe I need to revisit the two together.
  87. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Right??? I’m in a bit of shock here, and also thinking I need some alone time with TB!
  88. Re: 5 underrated cheapies for fall, that you should try/buy

    @cook.bot, thanks for the hat tip!

    Many goodies in here! I’ll add one that I’ve only enjoyed more and more, but price frequently fluctuates to $40usd. So a little patience will be needed. ...
  89. Thread: Tsar = Jazz ?

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    Re: Tsar = Jazz ?

    Agreeing with the group... not the same.

    Not even kinda. But good though.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I can remember being gifted OMS in the mid-80ís as a preteen. 20-14, x2, carry the 1, divided by the square root of Sir Isaac Newton = a long time ago. Great juice indeed!


    You all smell great!...
  91. Re: At the same price, which one of these two do you recommend?

    My wife just picked Herod.
  92. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    1. Debatable and not standardized with fragrances. Minimum 20 years.

    2. Yes.

    3. Not for me. eBay for many. Neither Amazon or eBay are primary for me. I never use Amazon for vintage.

    4....
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Pascal Morabitoís Or Black.
  94. And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    Although our leadership circumstances are far different (currently over 58 people, with the most being 104 at another location), I can sympathize with the notion that some people will be afraid to...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Forgot to mention that my SOTD is Cool Water.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    So, youíre saying it smells like rural South Louisiana. With the exception of the log of sandalwood, youíre literally describing smells of my youth. Maybe that is part of the reason I click with...
  97. Noob with particular tastes seeking recommendations

    Pascal Morabito Or Black
    Salvador Dali Pour Homme
    Oscar Dela Renta Pour Lui
    Biehl AL03
    Hermes Bel Ami
    Aoud Cuir díArabie
    Bandit
    Creed Royal English Leather
    Black Afgano
    Slumberhouse Norne
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTN is Creed Vetiver (Ď48)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Digging that bottle!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTD is Sport de Paco Rabanne.

    Yesterday a friend inquired about this scent. I think my response was likely to restrained. This is a great scent. Not a greatest of all time. But great. It...
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