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  1. Re: Are any of you fragrance lovers famous?

    I'm a lawyer and a DJ--but not particularly famous in either field (yet) :)
  2. Re: Tom ford chocolate ,, what a surprise

    You gotta pay the troll toll to get to that boy's hole.
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    Re: Other people's allergies

    I started a website to test fragrance potency with the ultimate goal of one day creating a standard of fragrance strenght measurement, which would enable people to purchase fragrances which could be...
  4. Re: Comme Des Garcons Monocle Scent 03 - Sugi: A GEM!

    purchased a bottle with a bit less than 50% for $16. Looking forward to using this as a room spray!
  5. Re: Price for an unopened 13zz01 250 ml flacon

    Appreciate the input :)

    That does seem like a great price! Enjoy :)
  6. Re: Price for an unopened 13zz01 250 ml flacon

    Someone knowledgeable in the current market who sells fragrances often--yes.

    How is it any different than someone asking me what they should sell an old, rare turntable for (knowing I spent a...
  7. Re: Price for an unopened 13zz01 250 ml flacon

    The "I wouldnt pay x for y" answer is so unhelpful, it makes me wonder what reason people have to use it except to make themselves sound abrasive.

    If anyone else is willing to offer an objective...
  8. Price for an unopened 13zz01 250 ml flacon

    Hi all,

    Been a while. Hope you have all been well.

    I have an uponened flacon of 13zz01 that I am deciding whether to sell or keep. Given the trend of prices for this stuff going up as of...
  9. Re: Hummingbird by Zoologist Perfumes - Sexy Feminine Fragrance!

    Great fragrances, and the owner of the company is a stand-up dude as well.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I am considering selling my bottle of 13U01 and 10E01. If you're interested shoot me a PM. Both are 120ml.

    *Edit--because I don't want to risk the fragrances getting confiscated I am going to...
  11. Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread 2015

    Just wanted to send a huge thank you to David (HackerX). He was kind enough to send everything to me due to my being extremely stressed and pressed for time with bar exam studies.

    40026

    I'm...
  12. Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread 2015

    You've got a message :)
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I may have found the ultimate Aventus batch....

    And it's not a batch at all :) It's a combination of batches.

    I combined 1/3 of my 10E01 batch (apple/vanilla) with 2/3 of a really smoky batch...
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    [US + CANADA] Re: Aventus A4210E01

    Price drop!
  15. Re: Heads Up! Vintage Vermeil 100 ml new for $10 total !

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/VERMEIL-BY-JEAN-LOUIS-VERMEIL-FOR-MEN-EDT-SPRAY-3-4-OZ-100-ML-AUTHENTIC-FRANCE/161219129268?_trksid=p2047675.c100011.m1850&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26as...
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    Re: Anyone ever use Beautyspin.com?

    How did you get that price? When I put in that code I get around $250...
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    Re: Creed Aventus

    Has anyone heard from Billy? I've sent PMs and posted multiple times, but haven't heard anything...
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    Re: Creed Aventus

    Still waiting on the tracking # :( No sign of my split...
  19. Re: Crazy Deal $0 for 4 bottles only paid shipping.

    If the seller is made aware of the error, and decides to honor it nonetheless, it's not theft. It's a windfall; but it's not theft.
    If somehow the sale is processed automatically and the seller...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I know I'm selling the A4210E01, as I like the smoky stuff the best, but I am pretty impressed by the apple and vanilla in this batch. I've never smelled another Aventus batch that does this.
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    Re: Creed Aventus

    Still have no received my 50ml of Aventus. Could I request a tracking # please?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Selling a bottle of A4210E01 if anyone's interested :)
  23. Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread 2015

    Ahh... I am always too late
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    Re: My disappointing Z01 experience

    Sorry you don't like the Z01... I'll be happy to take it off your hands, so you don't have to be saddened any more :D
  25. Re: Your worst hangover, and the scent you were wearing!

    Creed MI--and yes. I can't stand the stuff now.
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    Re: A really weird Aventus story

    This story is creepy...
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    Re: Creed Advice II

    Feel free to check my site re: 6

    http://fpindex.com/creed-aventus/

    I've never tested tobacco vanille; but Aventus is one of the most powerful fragrances I've ever tested.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Does anyone have a 120ml aventus cap to spare? My tester bottle is looking awfully naked...
  29. Re: What's your pick(s) from Comme des Garcons line?

    Hinoki. It's a Japanese hot spring in a bottle.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Thanks bud. There doesn't seem to be much consensus as to how smoky the stuff is... Hmmm...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Does anyone have information on the a42c13z01 batch? I found one locally but am not able to find any information on it...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Bah... I wish I hadn't smelled Aventus until now. I'm getting tired of trying to find an older batch.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Not sure, but if you want to sell it for a reasonable price please PM me :)
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    My man, H to the D to the N I C!

    Congrats!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    My first experience was with 2010/2011 batches. Would that statement still apply?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Does anyone happen to know off-hand what some of the smokier batches are?
  37. Re: The BN Court of Law- No Plea here. The case of the fake DHI seller

    If you didn't know, and you refunded the money to the buyer without hassle, I don't see what the big deal is.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Interesting... Thanks for the info.

    If anyone is selling one of the smokier batches, please let me know!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yup
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Is Z01 considered one of the smoky batches? I really enjoyed that stuff and am not a fan of the more recent aventus...
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    Tom Ford - Fleur de Portofino

    Anyone have information on this fragrance????

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Tom-Ford/Fleur-de-Portofino-30677.html

    Haven't heard much about it...
  42. Re: It's handmade! (Really? Aren't all perfumes "handmade"?)

    Funny. I got the exact same pitch today lol. Also, the ingredients are all-natural, and they typically go bad after 5-6 years...
  43. Re: How many sprays do you need for a Creed?

    I recommend 3-4.

    http://fpindex.com/creed-green-irish-tweed/

    GIT isn't very potent.
  44. Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille & Cuir Beluga Appreciation Thread

    The reviews all look great. I may treat myself to a bottle of this to reward myself after exams, but it doesn't look like it's going anywhere so I'll hold off for the moment :)
    Thanks, though!
  45. Re: Looking for a mint, smoke, leather fragrance

    essence de cerruti? Not sure... (I hate that fragrance, btw)
  46. Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille & Cuir Beluga Appreciation Thread

    Bah... Stop trying to make me spend money!!! haha
  47. Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille & Cuir Beluga Appreciation Thread

    I'd love to try this stuff. Do any large retailers carry it?
  48. WTB Miles by Detaille Paris, older Aventus, Bond No. 9 Andy Warhol (face)

    See title :)
  49. Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille & Cuir Beluga Appreciation Thread

    Just wore SDV yesterday. My favorite bedtime fragrance :)
  50. Re: What are your thoughts on Tom Ford's Black Orchid?

    Smells like a crotch (or so I'm told)!
  51. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    Hopefully come September I will be able to start doing more testing. With the bar exam and a permanent move to Japan looming, I have had to put the Index on temporary hold. You can rest assured that...
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    Re: Creed Aventus / GIT / Frederic Malle Cologne Indelebile

    PM Sent for 50ml Aventus & pump! Thanks very much Billy!
  53. Re: Where to find Miles by Detaille Paris?

    Thanks, Hednic! I'll keep an eye out :)
  54. Re: Where to find Miles by Detaille Paris?

    I think it was you who tipped me off quite a while back about that. I got one bottle but never imagined I'd need another. I wish I picked up a few extras :(
  55. Re: Where to find Miles by Detaille Paris?

    That really stinks... I've never tried Frapin 1270, but it seems like 1270 is a more suited to winter, while Miles is wearable in warmer weather.
  56. Where to find Miles by Detaille Paris?

    I have been looking all over the place for another bottle of this stuff. Does anyone have a good source online/local source? So far I've only come across it on eBay Poland and Detaille's own site...
  57. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    I respect your opinion, and am happy you found a system that works for you. :)
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Would anyone with ample aventus to spare be willing to organize a pass of say 5 or so of some of the older and newer batches, and have them numbered 1-5, with a corresponding legend, so that people...
  59. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    Honestly, I'm not even going to waste more than a few sentences responding to this.

    I have a website where I test fragrances. Part of the process requires transferral of said fragrances into...
  60. Re: New fragrance from Christian Dior, La Collection Privée - Coming May 2015

    Oh my... this sounds wonderful.
  61. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    Love it! Thanks :)
  62. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    It's definitely not for everyone! I was in a very fortunate position because I had quite a number of smaller sample vials that I was not very familiar with; and it has been some time since I have...
  63. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    I like you :)

    I wonder of all of pluran's 7000+ posts have been incidents of trolling......
  64. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    Excel database is key to keeping things organized! Sounds like you're on the right track! It never hurts to have someone there to assist with the process. My girlfriend donated her wrists on more...
  65. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    Excel database is key to keeping things organized! Sounds like you're on the right track! It never hurts to have someone there to assist with the process. My girlfriend donated her wrists on more...
  66. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    It wouldn't have been possible if I had an expansive collection like yours; but I appreciate the praise nonetheless :)



    Thanks!



    Nice! I'd love to hear your thoughts when all is said and...
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    Re: Hiding purchases

    Enter the Threadender :)
  68. Re: Just in case you ever doubted A*Men's strength...

    +1 :)
  69. Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    I ask because I finally completed a nearly month-long process of spraying myself with every single fragrance I own (including around 100 samples). It was an extremely liberating experience, and I...
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    [US + CANADA] Aventus A4210E01

    NOW SHIPPING TO US OR CANADA. Buyer is responsible for shipping costs.

    Selling Aventus 120ML bottle (no box) - rare A4210E01 batch (80% full). $299 USD ($340 CAD)
    ...
  71. All the best in your endeavor. I wish I had...

    All the best in your endeavor. I wish I had pursued my passions when I was a bit more... liquid. :)
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    Re: Bees and Perfume!

    I would say avoid fragrance at all costs. I got stung about a dozen times once while wearing a cheap cologne as a kid. I've been very cautious ever since!
  73. Re: Massiel @ the Dior Boutique Vegas is awesome

    I've been in contact with a lot of fragrance houses. This type of customer service is (unfortunately) not the norm. All the more reason why it should be praised and supported :)
  74. Re: Massiel @ the Dior Boutique Vegas is awesome

    Thanks everyone! Hope to get them on the site soon :)
    As of right now i'm having some technical issues as the result of switching providers.. what a headache :(
  75. Re: Massiel @ the Dior Boutique Vegas is awesome

    ***Update***

    The fragrances arrived today, packed impeccably.

    I have invested so much money to create and maintain the site, as well as to purchase the necessary equipment to conduct my tests,...
  76. Re: Guess which Basenotes legend is thinking about starting a niche fragrance shop...

    Cool!!! Wishing you nothing but success in your new venture :)
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    Re: Best oud for under $250

    Such a stand-up guy. Hope you're doing well, Daniel.
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    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    I feel your pain, OP. Even when provide an explanation of my website and the fragrance testing I do, I still feel somewhat guilty for asking for product, even though I am providing a service to the...
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    Re: Favorite fruity fragrance

    Miles by Detaille

    http://fpindex.com/detaille-miles/

    So delicious
  80. Re: Massiel @ the Dior Boutique Vegas is awesome

    Jive: Long time, old friend. I hope you've been well! I'll do my best to be a bit more active on here. I miss all of you!

    Hednic: Glad to hear you had a great experience as well!

    Socalwoman: My...
  81. Massiel @ the Dior Boutique Vegas is awesome

    Hi all,

    Been quite a while since I posted, but I wanted to start a thread to share an act of kindness.

    As some of you know, I run a website called the Fragrance Potency Index (FPIndex for...
  82. Re: Fragrance Republic - Free Samples! 9/2/2014 CONUS

    Enjoyed the samples very much. Thank you! I also sent a PM regarding testing for my site...
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    Re: Byredo potency

    I got very weak projection from Oud Immortelle

    http://fpindex.com/byredo-oud-immortelle/

    I've since done tests on a few other Byredos, including pulp, and have been quite impressed. I have not ...
  84. Poll: Re: Which scent should I wear tomorrow?

    Terre D'hermes as it's the least potent of the bunch. You don't want to be "that" teacher.
  85. Re: Good lord, I just tried a sample of A*men

    If you want strong... try wearing Angel. Smells better and it blew away the competition in my tests.

    86 inches of projection!!!

    http://fpindex.com/thierry-mugler-angel/
  86. Re: Suggestion: Green/Fresh/Citrus Cologne for the Beach

    Mugler cologne fits the bill perfectly
  87. Re: Major sample haul! But I bought vials. Advice? (and, a code if you're interested)

    Maybe just invest in a batch of those 2.5 ml sprayers and transfer? They really do come in handy.
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    Re: Fragrance Storage Solutions

    Thanks for the feedback guys!

    Also, to Doug: Do you mind if I add your method and picture to my blog post?
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    Fragrance Storage Solutions

    Hi guys!

    I wanted to let you know that I just blogged on my site about some cool fragrances storage solutions I have come across. Namely, sterilite plastic storage drawers, 378 magnum rifle round...
  90. Re: Bleu De Chanel Longevity and Projection

    I will be testing this fragrance in the next couple of weeks so I'll be sure to report the projection #s at that time :)
  91. Re: Relax and calming scent for bed ?

    I love pajama fragrances

    Right now I enjoy amber narguille
  92. Poll: Re: Help me choose a bond frag. (all thoughts welcome) POLL!

    Andy warhol but it has been discontinued
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    Re: A Walking Fruit Bomb cologne?

    Miles by Detaille Paris
    John Varvatos
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    Re: Encre Noire: Eau Hell No!

    I am very happy to have it in my collection
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    Re: New Bond No.9 - Take on Aventus?

    Very excited to try this!
  96. Re: My bottle of L'Air Du Désert Marocain leaked...

    You could even try e-mailing Tauer Perfumes and letting them know about your ordeal. Maybe they will take pity on your and let you do an exchange directly.

    If nothing else, at least it will alert...
  97. Re: My bottle of L'Air Du Désert Marocain leaked...

    Ask for a bigger discount that is proportional to the juice you lost
  98. Re: LOL @ everyone that complains their MI batch doesn't have enough watermelon...

    I'm going to return my bottle of MI because it doesn't have a watermelon note
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    Re: 'Soapy' and 'Clean'

    any '80s frag
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    Re: CDG Hinoki review

    LOL

    That comment was rushed. I meant to say it smells like a Japanese hot spring :)
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