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  1. Poll: Re: When and how did your real fragrance journey begin ?

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    Re: Burberry London or Touch...

    london. hands down, must spray on clothes
  3. Re: A note of thanks to the Basenotes community...

    http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:98rN0oAdP7WEsM:http://i424.photobucket.com/albums/pp321/commentcute/Welcome/welcome-BabyTux.gif&t=1
  4. Re: Battle of the "boring" popular fragrances: Bleu De Chanel vs Acqua Di Gio

    Bleu de Chanel you'll like it more and more you wear it. I tried very hard to not like it, but was caught in its web as well as the majority here.

    ADG decent with sub par projection and longevity...
  5. Re: Versace Pour Homme or Versace Man Eau Fraiche ?

    Same longevity, similar scent, Prefer Versace EF.
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    Poll: Re: CREED Aventus breakdown

    Meh.
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    Re: Date Tonight....

    Aventus.
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday, December 22, 2010

    abercrombie fierce
  9. Re: What is the best designer aquatic on the market?

    If you must buy a aquatic and generally don't like them. I'd go with bleu just because Aqva does not get any compliments.
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    Re: Why is Acqua Di Gio so popular??

    because ADG layers well with any fragrance say 1 million for example ... Acqua di million.
  11. Re: What is the best designer aquatic on the market?

    Bleu de chanel..
  12. Poll: Re: Simple Question: Gucci Pour Homme 1 or Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    ^ I lol'ed irl. ORLY? This will be interesting.
  13. Re: What to wear to a session w/ a rather hot personal trainer?

    a light fresh scent should do the trick if you really bent on a putting on a fragrance.
  14. Poll: Re: Simple Question: Gucci Pour Homme 1 or Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    ^^^ This pretty much sums it all up.

    On topic: neither have the projection and longevity that suit me.
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    Re: Is this a fake D&G Pour Homme?

    If it smells like what it should then it's _ _ _ _
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    Re: YSL La Nuit or Rochas Man?

    Rochas man
  17. Re: YSL la nuit de l'homme vs dolce gabbana the one ?

    The one.
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    Re: What are you buying yourself for Christmas?

    Getting myself in on an aventus Split via pigasus27, pm him if you want in.
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    Re: A scensable surgery.

    Last thing I'd care about before going into surgery would be the fragrance I sniff shortly after waking up.
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    Re: Help me make my next purchase!

    If you sampled these 3 enough times you would of already bought a bottle.

    Heres what I do for designer fragrances that can be had in sephora /macy's. I drive to the mall, and ask for 1 sample of...
  21. Re: If you have Allure Homme Sport, is it useless to get Edition Blanche?

    Nope they a quite different, smell it and if you find that is it unique enough in cases where Sport won't fit then buy a bottle. Although I am not a fan of Heavy lemon pie.
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    Re: What would Dexter wear?

    Secretions Manifique
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Names???

    secretions manifique
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel THE FILM

    Cool film, generic scent
  25. Re: What is the most respected designer house?

    Chanel ???
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    Re: My Letter of Apology.

    Apologizing for something you didn't do... to a group of people whom you speak with online and have never met face to face...someone really cares about their image in a "virtual" community...
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    this thread has inadvertently become the most interesting thread I've encounter since joining.
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    God bless America, and it's return policy. In Vietnam, when you bought anything as soon as you walked out the store you were stuck with the item for LIFE even if it broke on you shortly after. Abuse...
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    Re: Fragrance for a young guy starting work?

    Boss Bottled : Well suited for any young professional.
  30. Re: Cologne for a 19 year old male college student everyday wear

    College fragrance ? ctran091 specifically recommends Nautica Voyage which can be had for 14 dollars at walmart and has great reviews. It's an "normal smellingl" fruit/aquatic/fresh/safe scent....
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    The real question is how much does a perfume bottle cost to make from scratch and how much it is sold for. I'm pretty sure it doesn't cost 60~ dollars to make a designer perfume bottle.

    On topic:...
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    Re: Help fast guys!!!

    I lol'ed irl.
  33. Re: Outdoor mailbox in the winter- what to do?

    I'd take freezing cold over blazing hot any day.
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    Why keep your old bottles when you don't really like them all that much anymore ?
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    Re: Just Starting Out: By Way of Introduction

    Theres something called the return/enter key. Use it!
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    La Nuit de L'homme, Meh
    Chanel Allure homme sport, Nice
    prada amber pour homme, meh
    john varvatos meh

    I'd probably would trade for aventus.

    Personally if you can get away with it then go...
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    If any of those scents you are returning has some signature scent possibly during any seasons I say no, otherwise swap them for Aventus, the only creed I'd pay retail for.
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    Re: Help fast guys!!!

    Never thought le male lovers ever dabbled with aquatic/fruit scents, let alone considered them top 3 material.
  39. Re: What scent can I blend with Givenchy Play Intense ( to balance out the sweetness)

    Try Burberry London, You'd be surprised.
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    Re: Sean Jean Unforgiveable Multi Platinum

    Unforgivable Multi Plat is worth 2-3 times as much Unforgivable. It last 3-4 hours longer than the regular version and has better ingredients overall better everything. The only thing some might not...
  41. Re: Been here over a year, and making my 100th post...

    Congrats man.
  42. Thread: Top 5 Creeds

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    Re: Top 5 Creeds

    YATCT - Yet another top creeds thread

    1. Aventus
    2. Millesime Imperial
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    Re: What Is The Fragrance You Detest The Most

    Bulgari - Man.
  44. Re: Young Men (20's to Early 30's), What Are Your Top 3 Fragrances?

    21 Years old

    2. Abercrombie Fierce
    3. Chanel Allure Sport
    1. Aventus (When I get it)
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    Re: SoTD 1st December 2010

    Boss bottled.
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    Poll: Re: Armani code vs Burberry Brit

    I'm gonna say code simply because brit is too feminine for me. Maybe not the top notes, but in mid and base for sure.
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    Re: Score Another One for Aventus

    Know whay ! Creed makes fragrances with decent sillage and longevity ?
  48. Re: what is your under the radar compliment getter?

    Under radar would be Allure Sport.
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    Re: Abercrombie and fitch Smell

    Just get Fierce, why ? Because you like it and it smells good to you and supposedly to others around you.

    At the end of the day what you seek to buy is a cologne that smells good. Whether it is...
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    Re: The best "Sport" fragrance?

    Nautica voyage. If you aren't it wearing for sports then you are wearing it at every other casual place. Casual . casual . casual.
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    Re: Cinnabon Scent

    Can't seem to find anything about that.
  52. Thread: AF Woods

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    Re: AF Woods

    ... no doubt in a vain attempt to entice the younger crowds.
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    Re: Cinnabon Scent

    I'm seeking the king of Cinnabon, not cinnamon.
  54. Thread: AF Woods

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    Re: AF Woods

    Agreed, how anyone would pay 50$ for this fragrance is beyond me. I stopped paying attention after 30 - 1 hour of wearing the fragrance, cause I assume it'd be linear. Projection and sillage...
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    Re: Cinnabon Scent

    With all being said, New harleem is a bit out of my price range.
    @ slush : I get where you can feel a cinnabon vibe, but to me I picture more of a vanilla-ish cinnabon-ish that lacks warmth.
    @...
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    Re: Trying to find a Creed that I like??

    You must sample Aventus and if you can afford it, Millesime Imperial. After sampling avoid Creeds completely as the rest of the line is just meh.
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, 30th November 2010

    L'eau D'issey
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    Re: Cinnabon Scent

    I have yet to try New Haarlem, but probably would not purchase a bond 9 fragrance to begin with as it keeps getting mixed reviews on it's actual worth along with the Creeds.
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    Re: Cinnabon Scent

    people say that it has a opening which contains heavy doses of tabacco. My question is, does this take away from the overall middle and base of the scent ?
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    Cinnabon Scent

    With Fall in season and winter fast approaching I'm on the look out for a scent that'll remind myself of the delicious restaurant that is Cinnabon. I've tried Musc ravaguer but that does not remind...
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, November 29, 2010

    burberry london
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    Re: Selection Verte and Eau de Guerlain

    In before Dulla, writes 3 - 500 word paragraphs on his masterpiece that is Selection verte.
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    Re: Date night/intimate GPHII or Varvatos?

    Nothing, Find something more silky/sexy.
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    Surprising blind buys

    Ever blind bought a fragrance and it turns out completely different from what the people say it should smell like. I'm not just talking about 1 or 2 notes, but the entire fragrance was completely...
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    Poll: Re: Help for the HOT summer

    If you can handle 4 hours longevity every wearing then get EAU FRANCHIE, if you want longer longevity then probably L'eau d'issey blue / bleu de chanel
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    Re: Fresh fragrance

    L'eau D'issey and allure homme sport, both get 8 hours easy on my skin.
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    Re: Scentedmonkey.com

    ordered 3 times from them and yes they are reliable.
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    Re: Is my le male fake? Photos included

    Real to me.
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    Re: Musc Ravageur vs New Harleem.

    Musc Ravageur is just in another level, bonds can't even compete.
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    Re: To Creed.... or Not to Creed

    Aventus in a heart beat if you don't like millesime imperial enough. Other than that creeds aren't worth the price tag after you hit the 1-2 bottle owned/own mark.
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    Re: FINALLY tried AF Fierce..

    Greatest compliment getter in my wardrobe and no doubt in many others
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    Re: What is the perfume of your parents?

    Dad: Obsession
    Mom: Lancome something's something
    Sister: Chloe by Chloe
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    Re: Allergic to you favorite fragrance?

    I loved 1 million, but the occasions where I wore it just weren't ideal which lead me to have to return it.
  74. Re: How do you react when people tell you you're wearing too much fragrance?

    Take it with a grain of salt, then proceed to frown at the person followed by asking of the reason why and what their impression of it is. I'm mostly in closer quarters settings so I minimize sprays...
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    Re: Most Underrated/ Overrated Creed Fragrances

    Overrated: GIT, Huge price tag for smelling like fresh forest wet grass.

    Underrated: Aventus, needs more hype so online sellers can carry it.
  76. Re: Just blind bought Paris Hilton Men..... what to expect?

    sounds like a keeper, I'm getting a bottle.
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    Re: Creeds, Creeds, and more Creeds

    Pay $250 for a creed and what do you get in return? Longevity of 4 hours max on many scents, loss of top notes after 1-2 years, bottle color change, sub par projection, batch variability.

    "They...
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    Re: Incredible longevity with MI?

    It's a shame the shelf life of a retail bought MI is about 2 years in terms of strength of top notes.
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    Re: Signature scents... how often do you change?

    YEAH fierce baby, imo best/easiest compliment getter from all women. Mine has yet to change Allure sport, it'll change when I get another scent that smells as creamy and last as long.
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    Re: What to fragrance to wear for Black Friday?

    Layer Le male w/ Angel men and include a few sprays of 1 million on your clothes
  81. Re: Am i the only one that doesnt get amazing projection/longevity with Pure Malt?

    It's official, Let the Pure Malt bashing begin
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste or Hanae Mori?

    Need another light feminine gourmands right away ? HM
    Need another masculine dry borderline-metallic spicy scent right away ? PE
    I had HM but found it way to feminine.
    I can't survive PE's top...
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    Acqua di Gio ( Limited Edition ) ?

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/images/photos/202544.jpg


    Sold by fragrancenet. Can't find anything about this version does it have the same notes? I've only heard of the scuba version which was the...
  84. Re: Am i the only one that doesnt get amazing projection/longevity with Pure Malt?

    I also agree. Getting 4-6 hours of longevity with "ok" sillage then sticks to the skin for the rest of it's life. Overrated, good thing I only bought one bottle.
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    Re: FINALLY tried La Nuit De L'Homme!

    I find it a bit too vanilla heavy for me.
  86. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on wardrobe

    How does one recommend a fragrance for the person based on the wardrobe, if you don't have a god dam wordrobe or a list of the fragrances you've gotten as gifts ?

    I recommend Acqua di Million (...
  87. Re: Is Allure Homme Edition Blanche so recognizable that it's boring?

    Allure edition blanche tips the lemon scale a bit too much, but its not extremely recognizable.
  88. Re: Youtube Review Thread #86 : Diamonds for Men by Emporio Armani : tippy toes into the gourmand s

    It's a wanna be gourmand that doesn't accomplish anything at the end of the day.
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    Re: Pick only 3! Year round..

    At the current moment

    Everyday : Allure Homme Sport
    Office: Unforgivable Multi platinum
    Date/Night out: Abercrombie Fierce
  90. Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on wardrobe

    Don't know if this has been done yet. Go on it'll be fun you can go as many times as you want. This will encourage people to fill out their wardrobe and give people suggestions at the same time on...
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    Poll: Re: Boss bottled vs Gucci pour homme I

    Boss bottled for young beginners which I am. My vote
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    Re: Youtube Review Request Thread

    Agreed, all of the fragrances that new people know about are the ones on youtube as that is the place they are most likely to go when looking for answers or reviews. Someone should make the shift...
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    Re: LEMON suggestions

    If lemon is ALL what you want then allure blanche edition will not disappoint.
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    Re: Plaese may I have some recommendations....

    Herméssence Ambre Narguilé by Hermés

    Will never lose it's value and can only be described as one step away from perfect.
  95. Poll: Re: HELP! FIRST fragrance. Le Male vs Le Male Terrible vs A*Men

    If you like a harsh synthetic vanilla toothpaste ish top with a decent vanilla drydown get le male or wise I'd stick with A men.
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    Re: I knew Angel Men was strong but....

    20 feet away ? That nuts, hows the projection when you layer it with the Deoderant, Body Spray, after shave, and shower gel?
  97. Re: Has anyone emailed Thierry Mugler's company before?

    I gave them an email about pure malt before the re-release and they repeated exactly what they said to another basenoter in an email to me, needless to say they basically didn't respond to my email.
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    Re: Finally at 1000 Posts

    Congrats I'm trolling very hard to hit 1k.
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    Re: Tested new Jack Black's "JB" at Nordstrom

    Funny story, A rep gave me scent strip of Jack black and I completely dismissed it because it wasn't ever mentioned in videos or on basenotes. She proceeded to say that out of all the fragrances she...
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    Re: Looking for a Classic Fragrance

    I'm voting Millesime Imperial and Aventus.
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