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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    These look interesting. Not heard much. Did you get a chance to sniff them?
  2. Re: Opinion: What should this guy wear?

    +1 this
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    Lol
  4. Re: Dolce & Gabbana K. The new masculine pillar

    I never updated. I liked it. Bought it. Its good. Great longevity, doesnt scream, fairly balanced and interesting. Im never sad i wore it.
  5. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    I was looking. Peters samples not available yet, right? I was searching kickstarter and gofundme. He got his own website or something?
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    Re: Did Musc Ravageur change?

    Newer version toned down the clove and all but dropped the civet. Since those are unpopular notes many times it doesnt seem to have bothered the masses. Two of my favorite notes, so it would bother...
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    Re: Amber absolute 2015

    I havent tried it. Is it glorious?
  8. Re: Parfums de Marly Kalan - new Fragrance for 2019

    Saw this for like over $400 from fragrancenet. :shocked:
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    Re: I suck at blind buys

    Blind bought
    Tom Ford Extreme - jury is still out.
    Davidoff Zino - in the mail, vintage version.
    Some say it smells like Beau de jour, some say it smells like heritage, i like both, though they...
  10. Re: Men's scents that are CHEAP AND SMELL GOOD!

    I totally agree. Those new threads have no substance to them. Things back then were so authentic and natural. All the interesting additions have been regulated out.
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    Re: Game Day!

    Missed Viking last week. Only game of the year i will miss, but that hurt. Was away from home and didnt have it with. At least nobody tries to cave my skull in with a helmet... got that goin for me,...
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    Re: Perry Ellis 360 & such

    Huh. Thats my current SOTM. Maybe explains why it stood out to me when perusing.
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    Perry Ellis 360 & such

    I came across this online, it brought me back. I remember wearing this. Burned through a bottle in my college years. But we are talking 15 years ago. I remember this as kind of clean fresh...
  14. Re: do yo recommend me gucci guilty absolute pour homme for winter ?

    It can play a bit of peak-a-boo due to nose blindness in the air, but close up is still present. I get whiffs of it without searching it out after I get home from work 10 hours after application. ...
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    Re: Hello!

    L'Heure Bleue is really nice.
  16. Re: Advise/help much appreciated-NEWBIE to fragrances

    I am unable to really draw a thread through any commonality or similarities in your likes and dislikes. Id say read this:...
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    Re: Tom Ford - Top 5?

    Lol. I love a good allegory. And I do not have any experience with the 16. I'll probably try it at some point, just for the sake of curiosity. I like the presentation of the 18 quite a bit,...
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    Re: Game Day!

    Yeah. Notre Dame killin it. My Gophers are losing first time. Eesh. Tua, man. That suuuuuuuucks.
  19. Re: Why is user "kbe" still shown as banned?

    Update, i see buysblind has been active, but is still reading as banned. Ill assume his was inadvertent.
  20. Re: Today, I am not particularly enjoying...

    Hanae Mori EDT, nonono. This doesn't work for me. Part gourmand part womens fragrance. I won't finish my sample.
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  21. Re: Looking to add one to my collection. Help please.

    Bleu de Chanel is great. Or Explorer. They will both fit the bill. Id say Chanel. But let the lady's nose decide i suppose.
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    Bottles at 31.
    decants at 10.

    That's a total of 37 to 41 in the last month or so.
    I moved things that were on the block back into my wardrobe, so that boosted me a few, bought a few. I'm...
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    Re: Need some advice..

    Oh man, gotta clean it up. Functionality. Kondo. You need a new computer, and want some of those frags. Needs trump wants every day of the week. Just sell enough to make your goal. The world...
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    Re: Terminologies

    Need to know full forms / little understandings of followings;

    EO - don't know
    PO - don't know
    AC - aromachemical
    Accord - A group of scents that meld together becoming difficult to parse...
  25. Re: Today, I am not particularly enjoying...

    Oh no you di'int! I agree that Yatagan is not a mean nasty beast or brute. I find it to be nicely balanced, I don't see it as overly animalic, and the celery vegetable note to me reads as more...
  26. Re: Today, I am not particularly enjoying...

    I did one sample so far on my wrist. Tropical dryer sheets.
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    Re: Tom Ford - Top 5?

    I just did a sample thread here, so my thoughts are fairly all pretty well documented there, and in the reviews of the fragrances mentioned. But here is it anyway.
    1. Ombre Leather - This is my...
  28. Re: Top Ten Weak Fragrances You Wish Would Last Longer

    Burberry London
    John Varvatos
    Varvatos Vintage
    D&G The One
    Fougere d'Argent
    Eau Sauvage

    That's all I can really think of that the performance is a significant factor in whether I'd buy it. I...
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    Re: Walmart?

    It has a marketplace feature, so make sure it is sold by Walmart and not a third party seller. As long as it is Walmart selling it then you should be fine.
  30. Re: Thoughts on the Dior "parfum" flankers

    1. Fahrenheit Parfum - really good stuff.
    2. Dior Homme Parfum - I prefer the original
    3. Eau Sauvage Parfum - I prefer this to the original, but neither ended up being keepers for me
    5. Sauvage...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Amber Absolute was on my radar, but the cheapest I was able to find for a .5ml sample was $10, plus shipping. Not gonna do it. Tobacco Oud Intense, Tuscan Leather Intense, Vert d'Encens, Moss...
  32. Re: Thoughts on the Dior "parfum" flankers

    I do understand the sentiment though, and wish they had true flanker names instead of different named concentrations. Dior Homme Noir or something like that would seem appropriate. As for the...
  33. Re: Why is user "kbe" still shown as banned?

    I've been noticing a few suprising bannings. Scarce and Buysblind, namely. Scarce could be snarky, but Buysblind was seemingly always so couth. Does anyone know if the "arbitrary bannings" issue...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    As always, thank you for the kind words! I appreciate it.


    That is interesting.





    I would like yo sample 16 at some point, though i dont think it will suplant 18, i do care about...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Final thoughts for now:

    I'm finishing up my sampling and reviewing. I feel like I've got a feel for the brand. Earlier I had stated, "Broadly speaking, it seems to me that the signature line...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Full updated tally:

    + Ombre Leather - Full bottle ordered
    + Noir Anthracite - Full bottle ordered
    + Tom Ford for men Extreme - Full bottle bought
    + Beau de Jour
    + Tuscan Leather
    + Plum...
  37. Re: Any amazing Camphor-centric fragrances out there?

    The Fir Tree? I didnt like it, but its camphor centric.
  38. Re: Has Dolce & Gabbana - The One lost its relevance among fragrance enthusiasts?

    Still out there. Still smells great. Id assume it sells good based on the top notes, but its performance is just unacceptable. Great top, but that is easy to find. Enthusiasts can accept it for what...
  39. Re: The Problems with 'Sexy' Fragrances, Seeking Compliments, & the 'Sweet Spot' (LONG READ)

    I got about half done, then started skimming. I will react someday soon when im at a computer and can read this more easily. Thank you for writing something with obvious care.
  40. Re: Take The Basenotes ACRONYM Challenge: See How You Score!

    Ah. Im on a phone, hunting, vacation. Ill check it out when im back in civilization. Awesome thread. Super fun, works the brain, pertinent to the fragrance community. Great stuff, one of the more fun...
  41. Re: Take The Basenotes ACRONYM Challenge: See How You Score!

    28. Im Creepy. DZING! is an acronym? I know its a fragrance. Ive sampled it, didnt know that.

    I missed:
    BDI
    BOG
    FeA
    LS
    FiF
    MPG
    DZING!
  42. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Habit Rouge EDT
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme

    I got a bottle recently. Havent reviewed it yet. It is truffle heavy. Almost fig like. Then kinda poutpouri leather. Really nice. Not very long lasting or projection heavy. Reminded me a bit if Dia...
  44. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Aromachem, mixed, natural. Now that seems fun. What about pricing, any clue?
  45. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Tam Dao!
  46. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Bottega Veneta pour Homme
  47. Re: Favorite ‘warm-spicy’ fragrance

    Cartier Declaration seems perfect
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    Re: Autumn/Winter

    Varvatos Dark Rebel
  49. Re: What kind of man can pull off Dior Homme Intense?

    Probably biggest requisit would be confidence. But i imagine anyone could wear it fine. I always found it a bit loud and gourmandy. I agree though it has to fit. I like the smell of Poison but dont...
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XXIII

    - You are the action hero. Fahrenheit
    - You are the detective. Lupin Dandy
    - You are the villain/femme fatale Black Aoud
    - You are a porn actor/actress. Pegasus
    - You are a Nouvelle Vague...
  51. Re: Latest Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Flanker - L'Homme Ideal Cool!

    Underwhelmed. My least favorite Ideal ive tried so far.
  52. Re: Should I return a recently purchased fragrance if it was produced over 3 years ago?

    It is not expired. Its fine.
  53. Re: Real or fake La Nuit De L'Homme?

    Oh, box. I have no clue there. Sorry.
  54. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Three tiered, as in budgetary or layering? Not a fan of intentionally simplistic scents for layering. (Or self checkouts for that matter) If its stand alone scents Im gonna sample all three for sure....
  55. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Nice!
  56. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Santal. Havent given it a try yet, though.
  57. Re: do yo recommend me gucci guilty absolute pour homme for winter ?

    Sure. Why not. With no stated preferences besides longevity and projection id recomend Black Aoud by Montale. But GGA is good on both.
  58. Re: What quantity of fragrances do you have to have that requires you to prove it?

    No one has to show proof of anything. Of course. I feel like others "proof" is knowledge. In music terms they know the deep cuts. But there has to be a point where believability is strained. Reductio...
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    I’ve only tried 8 of Darvants and would keep 2, Polo and Fahrenheit. I’ve only tried 12 of Buysblind’s list, and would only keep 2, LDDM and TdH. OP was like 15 tried and 4ish.
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    Re: Latest Cartier - L'Envol Parfum!

    Nectar of the gods.
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    Re: Rip git

    Dirty little secret, I’ve never smelled it. So I can’t really comment on the similarities. Really just reading barneys rip brought it to mind. If it does smell in the same general profile of Cool...
  62. Re: Top ten list of favourite fragrances that can be got for $60 or less

    Id buy rive gauche for 60 if i saw it.
  63. Re: Real or fake La Nuit De L'Homme?

    I mean, it looks like the 200 ml bottles look. Joy Amin had one. Only time ive seen one. Thats a lot of nuit.
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    Re: Rip git

    Cool water killed it with ubiquity.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    I consider bias to have a conotation of untruth and slight condescension. . After he explained, it was not used wrong, but as Slayer said, "preference" would have been a more appropriate term.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    I gotta say, when i read this op, my first thought is "man, 1000+ bottles. From $20 to $200 a bottle on average, say mean $50, thats at least $70,000 worth of fragrances."
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    Obviously put some time in to writing your list, so thanks for that. I have yet to see two identical top tens on here. So i have no problem with your list. It does seem to skew fairly current....
  68. Re: Top ten list of favourite fragrances that can be got for $60 or less

    100 ml bottles

    1. Yatagan
    2. Heritage
    3. Dior Homme
    4. Third Man
    5. Polo
    6. Habit Rouge
    7. Terre d'hermes
    8. Obsession
  69. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    Peter loves oud, right? Gonna be a strong oud? I saw a video once of him at work, fixing stuff underwater. Lots of respect for him.
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    Re: Top 30 Fragrances of All Time

    Jub XXV, LDDM, Sauvage id agree with. In my ten 30. 15 of yours i havent tried.
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    Re: Game Day!

    Unfun Vikings with Viking. AdG before bed watching the Ravens pound the Pats. So much for their lauded defense. One spry quarterback and theyre in fits! Gotta solve that. Pats usually have a clunker...
  72. Re: What do you think of Nicolai Amber Oud?

    So Amber Oud smells like lavendar and patchouli? Lol. How they decide on these names. Ive been meaning to sample this house as an extension of guerlains family tree, but havent made it there yet....
  73. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    112122
    Incoming samples. Happy time.
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    Re: Latest Cartier - L'Envol Parfum!

    I just got a sample of the original in yeaterday, but i havent smelled it yet.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Last night I wore Obsession because I had just gotten my new bottle and wanted to try it out. Hadn't worn anything but vintage.
  76. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    My fragrant overview:

    Yatagan - female coworker "you smell f***in great."
    La Yuqawam - Coworker - It smells like a f***in French whorehouse in here."
    Grand Soir - Coworker "What is that? ...
  77. Re: General reactions while wearing Oud fragrances.

    None whenever I have worn one. and I'd assume the reactions to synthetic westernized oud and true dirty oud would not neccesarily correlate.
  78. Re: Looking for a good fragrance for a 25 year old young professional

    Dior Homme Intense. Easy call. If you can find the original, the intense is not a million miles away. Indeed, I prefer the original. I can't keep the L'Hommes straight in my head, though I've...
  79. Re: Tobacco Oud Intense, Tom Ford/how many Sprays

    You are going from 2 safe fragrances to something id assume is significantly more bold. I have not tried it yet. I cannot comment on amount of sprays.
  80. Re: Still making Basenotes Awesomer / more info / cake sale / new BN Plus

    I like the green, but if I were to pick a different color it would be orange. I think both blue and pink would be classically gendered colors. Although that pink is sharp. Reminds me of the late...
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    Re: Fougere D'argent & Viking

    I wouldn't consider them redundant, or even similar.
  82. Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    nice. that's a good looking set.
  83. Re: How to wear Bleu de Chanel EDT?

    I would just wear whatever deodorant I want and same with soap. Though, I'm a bar soap guy. If my fragrance is overpowered by my deodorant then either my deodorant is too strong or fragrance too...
  84. Re: Guerlain Heritage and Creed Bois du Portugal.

    I never have smelled BdP or Lalique. Its been on my to try list for a while. I was not aware it smelled like Heritage. I love Heritage. But no patchouli? How? I'm confused.
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    Re: Beginer what path to choose?

    I second that opinion. If you don't like lemale, and its lavender forward qualities 3rd man might land flat. It really fits in well with all the fragrances you don't like.



    Is that Club de...
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    Re: Which Guerlain next?

    Ideal line feels more updated, less classic. I think they are all wassers, if im not mistaken. Homme too. Lidg is some in between thing. JPG made those mens classics. I wouldnt blind buy any others...
  87. Re: Is it just me? New fragrance blues........

    I feel like it is my nose. My sampling protocol is initial sniffs, hand, and wrist/full wearing on three seperate days. Usually a day or two in between if im patient. Sometimes my initial reaction is...
  88. Re: 'Fahrenheit Day' on Monday, 14th Dec 2015......

    Im down like donkey kong!
  89. Re: Burberry London for Men - thoughts on Performance

    I'm gonna go ahead and say maybe there was some batch inconsistency here. I just can't believe anybody wearing the same fragrance I was got a whole days longevity from it. I don't really consider...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

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    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/100/26159513-6872.jpg
    K by Dolce & Gabbana by Dolce & Gabbana
    5 wears





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  91. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    How about a floral forward light and airy to go after the chinese money.
  92. Re: What's the odd one else in my collection? (And what else should be there?)

    No Polo or Kouros. And the Guerlain is a baby! You need a bigger bottle!
  93. Re: Burberry London for Men - thoughts on Performance

    Ive considered rebuying it because i like the smell so much, but it was anemic. I got it from fragnet, and it was similar to an aftershave longevity. And it was a skin scent in like 10 minutes.
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    No cherry cola smell at all, that wasn't what I meant. I was meaning Cherry Coke vs Normal Coke. To me it has a more fruity aspect that makes it a slightly different take on the same theme. Like a...
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    BTW, I also blind bought a bottle of Tom Ford for men Extreme. So add that one to the list.
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    Re: my Tom Ford sampling

    Beau de Jour +
    Patchouli Absolu +
    Plum Japonais +
    Fougere Platine =

    Three of those were pretty good fragrances. That is a darn good hit rate. The only one I'd consider a full bottle of would...
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    Re: Game Day!

    Bryce Harper is crying somewhere.
  98. Re: BR540 extrait how many sprays?

    On my wife I found the extrait to be more noticeable than the edp. I would just go with the same amount of sprays you did before.
  99. Re: Large Bottle Sizes You Were Not Aware Your Fragrances Came In!

    I dont even like 200ml bottles, too bulky. Whats the biggest size youve ever seen with a sprayer? I assume all these are meant to be decanted. I think 200ml is the biggest spray bottle ive seen in...
  100. Re: What're the absolute best clones/alternatives?

    I disagree about the Primitive Man. Ive used up a bottle of it. Ive also worn Sauvage EDT and EDP a bunch. Im positive there are good Sauvage clones out there, Hunter intense or something, i dont...
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