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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    Going old school - and looking forward to it :)
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    Re: Enrce Noir vs Fahrenheit

    In this case I have to say it .... Both :cool:
  3. Re: Need suggestions for Masculine sweet Oud or Woody fragrance

    Don't know about true Oudh scent - But I find Fahrenheit Absolute to be a sweet enough, lasting and woody
  4. [USA] Re: Updated 2-24-15 - Added Vintage Michael - Michael Kors 4.2 oz!

    Updated and Added Michael - by Michael Kors
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    Re: Best Cartier Frag to sample?

    Must

    An outlet had a display of these last fall and I passed on grabbing one ... the wife was there..... and we were early Christmas shopping...and runing late

    Dang... Should have, Could...
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    Re: Must try new releases- 2015 edition

    One Man Show Oud Edition

    I am serious !
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    Fahrenheit Vintage - Because someday Spring will come!
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    Re: And the oscar goes to...

    If this is to be like the Oscars - shouldn't the Industry be deciding? The Oscars is not the people choice awards.... This if like the Hollwood version would be the Industry patting themselves on...
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    Re: Gucci PHII praise

    After several years of hanging around here I just got my first bottle go GPHII and I am glad I waited

    I needed to try the monsters, the loud ones and the syrupy ones... first . And I still enjoy...
  10. Re: Anyone a fan of dolce and gabbana for men?

    Yup - I enjoy this one - more of a warmer weather ( as warm as a typical Minnesota day can be)

    But then I like Aramis too - so what do I know :)
  11. Re: One Man Show Oud Edition - I don't know to be happy or scared...

    OMS - Oud

    OMG...... I am not sure is is a good thing... ;)
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    Re: New Fragrance: Azzaro Chrome Summer

    Yup - its coming :)
  13. [USA] Updated 2-24-15 - Added Vintage Michael - Michael Kors 4.2 oz!

    Spring cleaning - moving out some dups and some mini's

    Updated 2 - 24-15

    Added

    Vintage Michael - By Michael Kors 4.2 oz bottle - 95% Full !! - $43.00 - SOLD !


    Classic A*Men - 1 oz...
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    Re: Your Valentine's day scent?

    DHI - because like Chesterfield........ It satisfies :)
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8th February 2015

    Encre Noir

    Perfect for a relaxing Sunday
  16. Re: Agarwood / Oud Oil Imports May Not Be Allowed In The USA Anymore!

    very true - knives that are sharp, scissors and baseball bats are easily available..... The horror!

    but it is a sad commentary the the NannyState has really taken root in the once free country of...
  17. Re: Contradictions between SOTD and financial positions

    Have good house - payed off in full
    No car loans - but nice 2013 car
    Money in investments - good rainy day fund
    A few years left to retirement with pension -

    SOD - Cool Water and I feel like...
  18. Re: Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit to your frag obses

    My inlaws never understood me from the beginning. And I do not understand them. They are unable to appreciate much of anything - unless they could get bragging rights from it to pass onto their...
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    Re: The Scent of Power.

    Dior Homme

    For the strongest creature in the forest the Lion is also the one most at ease.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd February 2015

    Cereus 7

    its just a nice scent :)
  21. Re: The Definitive Basenoter wardrobe - [male edition]

    What no 1 Million or Joop?? Come on! :)
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    Re: Something warm, something comforting.

    SOD - Les Notes de Lanvin - Oud & Rose

    nice light oud (ish) and rose
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    Re: Which scent would you break the bank for?

    None at the moment. Quite content with the scents in my price range / possession - in fact when I have reached in the past I did not notice that much improvement in the scent.

    Fragrance prices...
  24. Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    "Kiss Him"

    ;)
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    Re: Seasonal Rotation Crossover Fragrances

    Interesting on the ISO-Super. I find myself also not hitting the TDH (ETD or Perfume) in the winter and use it much more the rest of the year. However I enjoy my Encre Noir more in the winter and...
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    Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    To each his own - but that would be one tough old bird who would wear this :)
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    Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    +1 on this - really a what were they thinking? - heck old ladies would find this one over the top

    As well as Fahrenheit 32 - similar, musky thing......
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    Re: A staple from Dior?

    Not sure about DHI in the full bore TX summer, but then often you find yourself in air conditioning which is a consideration. And truly, most fragrances can be worn year round in many places -...
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    Re: Your personal favorite cologe?

    I enjoy seeing these old threads come up - as it shows how the passions change overtime. And then compare them to the hot, new, "must have" scents in fashion right now. It puts a perspective on...
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    Re: A Springtime Sillage Monster?

    Got to agree with this as well - versatile - and cost effective :)
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    Re: Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    Ok received this today -

    On paper first ;) A vetiver Lemmonish scent It's old so hard to say but the Lemmon is a bit dusty with some flowers on top

    its interesting (and a least not jovan)...
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    Dreaming of summer - needed a good go to for daily wear when things someday warm up :shocked:
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5th January 2015

    As we here in the [God forsaken] outer lands look forward to a high of 2 degrees today..........

    A*Men - vintage formula from sliver flask ... kind of wish there was something else in the...
  34. Re: The Oud hype, do you think it's temporarily?

    Agreed - at least here in the US - it will be more of a supporting role - underlying scent upon which other notes will play off

    Its kind of the new civet :happy: :)
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    Re: Best Bang for Buck

    Bang for buck? Cool Water - you can find it very cheap and its a great [year round] scent.

    But I also agree with others on Encre Noire

    And ++ on the Carven - Homme!!!
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    Re: Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    Himmm - well this will be fun. The journey to a cure for blind buys can be interesting ....

    Its on its way now and I will update next week when it come in.

    One question - if I need to - how...
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    Re: Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    Per the seller.... "UNMARKED BOTTLE OF VERY NICE EXPENSIVE FRAGRANCE FOR MAN"

    So you know its something really great ..right? ") Its kind of like jug fishing on the bottom .... sometimes you...
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    Re: Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    Generic looking bottle for sure - but has been used for some good stuff in the past ...

    And ya - I will try on a test strip first and then carefully sniff .....:shocked:
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    Re: Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    HA ! - now that would teach me....Jovan.... :)

    But I have not received it yet - just asking in advance. Will update when it comes in
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    Mystery Sent - Any Ideas

    Ok - My first buy of the new year!! A crazy blind - blind buy. Just having some fun - cheap and what the heck...

    Anyone have an idea what it is??
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    Dior Homme - modern edition

    Just relaxing tonight and enjoying it all
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    Re: Big work Christmas party scent...

    GIT or Grey Vetive

    Like others I would go with either of these. You just want to smell good and classy
  43. Re: Calling on all Encre Noire by Lalique owners

    Agreed - I enjoy this one for the entire ride :)
  44. Re: Which fragrances in the last 15 years "changed the game"?

    oh boy, I am getting old.. The time is passing so quickly ;)
  45. Re: Which fragrances in the last 15 years "changed the game"?

    ya - and today we have the lefty thought police, PC speak and the IFRA Lovely , simply lovely......

    ( at least in the day there actually were Stalins goons and useful idiots running around....)...
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    Re: original or fake A*Men Pure Malt

    I am not sure about the color .... But who is going to fake that dispencer???

    ;)
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    Re: SotD: Monday, December 15, 2014.

    Aramis Havana

    For a balmy 41 degree day in the north woods - now this I call December! :beer:
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    Re: Carven Homme, best value ever?

    This one nicely fits a space in my rotation and I enjoy it thoroughly. Excellent scent and great value! I too am glad I have it Here-here!
  49. Re: Clean gets on the oud bandwagon with Clean for Men Classic

    Oh lovely - they are simple, nostalgic and conscious

    The use of empty, meaningless - meaning everything - meaning nothing word masters. Conscious really?? - as compared to all those other...
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    Re: Confession - Slightly embarrassed

    Of course such things are relative - to what you already have and what ground you want to cover

    I had a bottle found it to be good - but needed to go in other directions - and relative to what I...
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    Re: What's in your car?

    couple hundred rounds of ammo - loose. I mean these boxes break going to the range .

    Oh wait... wrong board.....:rolleyesold:
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    Re: 1 billion

    This must be the extreme version ... :cheesy:
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    Re: Got a Complement on Fahrenheit Absolute

    ditto this - I have both Vintage Fahrenheit and Absolute - they are different but both are excellent. Different moods and to me times if year. Fahrenheit is more fall spring and Absolute winter -...
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    Re: My early Christmas present - WOO HOO !!

    Nice - congratulations :)
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    I stepped up to the plate .................... Dior Homme Intense

    and I am loving it - woot. :
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    Re: Best Warm/Winter Masculine Scent for men?

    Got to say it today ... Farhenheit Absolute!

    (I got a complement!! - I never get complements!!)
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    Got a Complement on Fahrenheit Absolute

    Well I know I like this fragrance - but I actually got a complement form a young co-worker today on it. In the madness what we call work today I forgot exactly what I had put on and had to think
    ...
  58. Re: What fragrance truly deserves the moniker "Spicebomb"?

    Aramis Havana ;)
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    Re: Sales Assistant Insanity!

    Well it beats going to the store and having to fight you way through a bunch of self proclaimed activists having a die in.....at least the SAs are trying to do their jobs. I mean people go to stores...
  60. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    To me - its a great scent and I enjoy it very much. And I have gotten complements on it from very attractive young ladies. :)

    Now in your life you have never smelled something so bad? - You were...
  61. Re: Newcomer (26 yrs old) Seeking For Suggestions

    Some good scents there - but for me the scents and their shortness of longevity - cause me to look elsewhere

    Other Ideas:
    Burberry Classic (London) is a good one - although projection dies down...
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    Re: Your top 3 niche and top 3 Designer

    No nitch for me yet - but +1 on these designers !
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 29, 2014

    Started the day sampling some Dior Homme Eau - it's ok - perhaps something for the office .. In the summer


    Skied and showers and now it's Chanel Egoiste for the evening - a nice relaxing evening
  64. Re: A*men & Pure malt tag team for night out?

    Perhaps layering as in for the first half of the day A*Men and then over the top / dry down several hours later the Pure Malt for the evening ...

    But it's a little much to use both at the same...
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    Re: Black friday steals and deals!

    Feeling pretty good about picking up a slightly used Dior Homme 3.4 off eBay for $50 shipped.

    finally got my head around this and am loving it :)
  66. Re: Your favorite Oud scents under $100? No oud-rose combos please!

    Thats my collection too - M7 Absolute and Fahrenheit Absoulte -

    I also enjoy a hard to find Body Shop Amber Oudh that's pretty good too
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    Re: Sotd - friday november 28 2014

    Dior Homme - modern version

    something nice to recover from 8 hours of abuse from the I laws yesterday ....;)
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    Re: Vintage recommendations

    Vintage Azzaro Pour Homme - a classic

    Warm, spicy and manly :thumbsup:
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    Re: INVICTUS by PACO RABANNE

    Clearly the type of girl who likes this fragrance would be one who does not... :)

    Is there a category for Boxer Dropper? I mean does this work both ways with scents? :shocked:
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    Re: Go to work fragrance?

    True - true :)
    A*Men
    Azzaro Pour Homme - Vintage :)
    Pure Havane
    TDH
    etc....

    Oh ya - all of them
  71. Re: The first Creed fragrance you smelled, and your reaction.

    GIT - found it to be interesting - but not enough interest to coughed up the cash to get it

    I settled with...Cool Water for now..............gasp! :)
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Best wishes and good luck !

    like you I do need to limit my spending. Not for basic financial reasons - but the MRS thinks I get a little crazy over fragrences and provides a good break on my ......
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    Re: M7 or M7 Oud Absolu

    no kidding - ya at this prince I had to order one. Thanks for the heads up!!!
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    Re: Winter Perfume 2014 for a teen

    2nd this - Own this because of Base Notes and love it!
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    Re: best tobacco scent?

    From my own postal experience and direct comparisons between the vintage blue bottle to the newest version - I would agree to this. Noting that it is a very good reformulation/reissue (?). Slight...
  76. Re: Christmas in a bottle! Which fragrance and why?

    Christmas with the Inlaws - Pure Malt!!

    (helps cover the drinking...)
  77. Re: Birthday Cologne Shopping Spree...Help Decide Which Ones I Keep!

    This ^^^ And then perhaps add DH or DHI (depending on your tastes) for something in lue of the D&G et others
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    Re: 1st world problem

    Deodorant me thinks.. :)

    Perhaps something from the Old Spice "Wild " Collection?
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    Re: that 1 show stopper cologne

    For me - in all seriousness - right now its Vintage Chanel Egoiste :)
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Chanel Egoiste -

    A work day from home scent - because I cant wear this to the office - HR would have issues with the reactions of all them cute 20 year olds :)
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    Re: that 1 show stopper cologne

    Joop Homme - vintage of course

    And its a show stopper - for all the wrong reasons :)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 7, 2014

    Dolce & Gabanna Pour Homme - some nice vintage stuff

    Something somewhat sunny for a cold dark. damp day in the northern plains
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    Sticky: Re: Proposed Rules for Items for Sale board

    Good stuff Grant - appreciate your efforts

    Perhpas a wall of shame sticky at the top to note the more notorious - as additional incentive to keep it all straight up and good :)
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Ok got my Pure Wood in the mail today and it's pretty darn good. not too loud and in fact I am finding it to be a nice softer approach to the Amen DNA. I found Eau de Baux to be too much but this...
  85. Re: Do you ever get embarrassed about your cologne obsession?

    It does make me wonder sometimes as few in the non Basenotes world even know what a good fragrance is and as such why I get wrapped up in searching out vintages or interesting scents. For my own...
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    Re: Thee Holy Grail!

    It is. There will always be another hill to climb. :)
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Well I cut a deal tonight for a slightly used bottle of Pure Wood for effectively $50 - I look forward to getting this and will add my opinion on this as soon as I get it later next week

    still...
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    Re: Anything better than 1 Million?

    +1 on the Pure Malt and/or Pure Havane Both are excellent

    Even perhaps Carven Homme!
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    Re: What to do with a fake fragrance.

    From my understandings true fakes are not all that common - for some very popular (high selling) fragrances perhaps more so

    Imitators on the other hand are more common and while often very...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Pears to Pumpkins - Comparison to to other Flankers? - which would you consider better?

    Pure Wood or TOF?

    Pure Wood or Pure Leather?
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Good question - I would like to hear about this too

    now that it's been out for a bit and with th cooler weather what do people think about this one? Compared to the others in the line and to other...
  92. Thread: Dhsi?

    by TurnerIII
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    Re: Dhsi?

    good point - agree as long as you have a known point of reference. I have found that in my [in]experience and with my skin that many times what is a fairly long lasting - good projecting sent for...
  93. Thread: Dhsi?

    by TurnerIII
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    Re: Dhsi?

    Bottom line on many of these discussions - It's based upon personal impressions. There is no absolute standard for strength or longevity as this depends on ones own personal interpertations,...
  94. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    And actually more carbon dioxide is good for plant life ... and more, better, heather plants means ...more oxygen Which as I understand it is good for us :)



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  95. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Genius! - The (In) Famous Double Speak

    We could set up a governmentaly (public tax dollars at work) supported non profit group - create garbage in a bottle - call it something like "Big...
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    Re: Presidential Scents

    Eau de BS.

    it's what they all wear ... In abundance at your expense
  97. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Im amazed someone could come up with 10 things to "love" about them

    "Hipster" - its really just a cry for help.....Perhaps their parents did not show them enough love or something ....
  98. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Hipsters being the annoyance they are - drink PBR - so I would think Brut would be their scent of choice - so daring and fresh!
  99. Re: Oakmoss restrictions in 2015 and impact on Aventus

    And people getting the newest version and saying its a FAKE!
  100. Re: Thierry Mugler Taste of Fragrance/Pure Chili

    To me this is a real flanker - as it sizzles with the spice (in a good and not overwhelming way) On clothing I can smell it the next day - and the notes change over time - good, interesting stuff
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