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    Re: Flankers that surpass the original

    Pure malt and pure havane>A*men
    La nuit>lhomme
    chanel allure homme sport>allure homme
  2. Re: YSL L'Homme vs YSL La Nuit de L'Homme - what about longevity?

    I get slightly better with la nuit
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    Re: Your favourite Youtube reviewer

    The youtube fragrance communtiy is awesome. I like Marc, mymickers, Brandon, miguel, and theresa, and ashkon
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 10, 2011

    Prada amber pour homme
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    Re: The most over priced house !

    I have to agree that Creed is overrated.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, March 18, 2011

    Amouage Dia man
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    Re: Frag that you most liked unexpectedly:

    tuscan leather
  8. Re: I found my personal panty dropper...its not a particular cologne tho. It's a layerin combo.

    gross
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    Creed is overrated.
  10. Re: Where has all the Pure Havane excitement gone ?

    I was slightly disappointed when I first smelled PH, and I thought it smelled essentially like Pure malt with a couple other things thrown in. However, the more and more I wear it, the more and more...
  11. Re: Any Other Houses with great scents like CREED?

    Creed is probably one of the worst most overrated niche house out there. Every other niche house that I have smelled is better, or far better. Try Amouage, Bond no. 9, Tom Ford's private blends,...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, March 5, 2011

    pure havane
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    Re: Today I bought: The Dreamer

    It is definitely somewhat formal, but I think it can also be a casual fragrance. I guess it could be a signature scent, but it really is not an everyday kind of fragrance. I actually do not think it...
  14. Re: What/Which Talked about/Popular frags have you yet to try?

    Lots of Serge Lutens
    Musc Ravageur
    Tea for two
    Some of the montales
    to name a few....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 19, 2011

    Versace the Dreamer
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    Re: Pure Havane -- a Summary Review

    Nice Review! I can't wait to get my hands on a bottle!
  17. Re: non-niche addition for my spring/summer rotation..

    Well, Chanel allure homme sport is a good designer fragrance for summer. for spring, I am also very fond of Ysl l'homme. Like someone else already recommended above I would also say Gucci Pour Homme...
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    Re: Mens fragrances with rose?

    Le Labo Rose 31
    Noir de Noir by Tom Ford
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    Poll: Re: London for Men by Burberry

    Smells like scented pine cones and X-mas trees.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Bond No 9 New York Oud

    Have two large samples, and smelled it many times at Saks Fith Avenue, very, very good. Might get a bottle of it.
  21. Re: does anyone on here actually like any new designer releases in the past few years?

    Bleu de Chanel, TD Hermes, YSL La Nuit DeL'homme. Roadster by Cartier.
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    Re: Your Favourite Amouage Fragrance

    Memoir and Jubilation xxv are my favorites, although Memoir does not come in the set. Least favorite..... maybe gold, to powdery.
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    Le Male by JPG overrated?

    I know that a good deal of people will dislike me for saying this, but I think that Le Male is way overrated. I am not saying that it is bad, I actually kind of like it, but why do so many people put...
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    Re: MI, better longevity in summer?

    Yes. Creed MI is probably their best fragrance, along with GIT, and SMW. Still, the longevity is not great. I like the smell, but is just simply not worth the money. Usually I get 3-5 hrs in other...
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    Re: Grey Flannel: should be banished

    I still have not heard of 1 person, who enjoys this. This stuff is just, simply awful.
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    Poll: Re: POLL: Dior Homme VS Dior Homme Intense

    All very nice smelling. Dior is a good house.
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    Poll: Re: What Colonge shall i Purchase?

    I own a large decant of Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford and love it. It smells like real, not synthetic smelling leather. Very high quality. Downside is that it is hard to appreciate if you are not a...
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    Re: Be kind and help me with next purchase

    TD Hermes is a great one. It is a very earthy, dirty, orange and grapefruit smell. It is a citrus fragrance, but also dark and earthy. I own this one and really like it. Have never tried the EDP. The...
  29. Re: What do you think of Juicy - Dirty English? I sprayed some on me from Perfumania

    Tried it once. Not as bad as some people say, but I certainly do not like it. I would never even consider buying this one. Waste of money, even though it is extremely cheap.
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    Re: Any "POLO" lover heres...

    My first ever bottle was the original Polo Blue. I still like it pretty well. All polo frags are easy to wear, inoffensive, and nice smelling. On this forum, you will not find that many Polo lovers,...
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    I have tried all of the major Creeds, but I have never forked over $250 for a bottle. Creed is pretty good, but way overpriced. I mean, If you are going to spend that kind of money, look into Serge...
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    Re: The best warm weather fragrances

    If you are looking for a Summer fragrance with good longevity, check out Chanel Allure Homme Sport. Also try Issey Miyake Pour Homme (L'eau D'issey) but I have lost my taste for this one. YSL L'Homme...
  33. Re: Lemon frag: D&G Masculine/Eau de Rochas/Hugh Parsons Yellow ?

    Unfortunately, I am not very familiar with any of the fragrances that you mentioned. So I really can't suggest any of those. Try Allure Homme Edition Blanche by Chanel. This is a very nice, high...
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    Re: Best coffee scent?

    New Haarlem by Bond No. 9, for sure..... Why did they discontinue Pure Coffee??? That is a great on as well. Rochas Man is another good one.
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    Best Bond No. 9

    Okay, so I have been debating with others on what the best Bond No. 9 fragrance is. I know that they are all totally different, but of the following which ones do you prefer. Bleecker Street, New...
  36. Re: I've been asked to stop wearing fragrance, what would you do?

    Thats really rude.....
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    Re: Amouage Dia vs Amouage Memoir

    Dia is very good, but Memoir is a much more more masculine offering. Give it a try definitely. I have worn Dia quite a bit, but only briefly sampled memoir. I prefer Dia, but if I wore Memoir more,...
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    Re: Help, I can't stop wearing Bulgari Black

    probably the best Bulgari fragrance... good stuff....
  39. Re: Is it fine to have a closet full of colognes?

    Their should not be a problem. Just remember to keep them out of light. I do the same thing.
  40. Re: Do you wear your favorite fragrances a lot?

    I do the same thing. I really can't afford to wear my favorite fragrances a lot.
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    Re: Dolce and Gabbana By

    Thanks everyone
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur

    Tea for Two and Timbuktu are really good.
  43. Re: Are A*Men Flankers Sold in Your Part of the World?

    In America, Pure Malt, and Ice men are readily available, but pure coffee and others are not.
  44. Re: I finally received my Amouage mini set (6), and here's my initial review

    They will grow on you. I have the sample set too.....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Feburary 4, 2010

    Amouage Dia man. Great.
  46. Re: Amouage Reflection and Ciel being discontinued

    Everyone stock up. Reflection is a great fragrance.
  47. Re: Is this normal for Creed Imperial Millesime 3 hour longevity

    Yes. It is a great scent, but longevity never lasts more than 4 hrs. I would choose Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: Creed fragrances in Washington D.C.

    Neiman Marcus
    Perfumes de France in Tysons 1 carries creeds as well
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    Dolce and Gabbana By

    I believe that this fragrance has been discontinued, so I am having trouble finding a bottle. First, could anyone give me an opinion of this fragrance, and is it a good buy? Second, I did find it on...
  50. Re: Am I the only young guy here that DOESN'T like sweet fragrances?

    I am fairly young, and I really do not like very sweet fragrances. Some of them are good, but stuff like Le Male simply gives me a headache.
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    Re: 2 Sprays Rochas Man, 1 Spray La Nuit

    WOW!!!!!!!!! I have both of these. I am definitely going to be trying this!!!!
  52. Re: Need help with choosing a new bond no. 9 cologne

    I apologize for posting twice. There was an error.
  53. Re: Need help with choosing a new bond no. 9 cologne

    Chez Bond
    Bleecker Street
    Montauk
  54. Re: Need help with choosing a new bond no. 9 cologne

    Chez Bond
    Bleecker Street
    Montauk
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    Re: Black tie event. What will stand out ?

    Chanel PM
    YSL La Nuit De L'homme
    Tom Ford amber absolute
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    Re: SOTD- Thursday, February 3rd 2011

    Bond No. 9 Chinatown
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance house

    I like Hermes as well
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    Re: Amazing ambers

    Prada amber pour homme is alright for the price, almost a unisex fragrance too. But Ambre Sultan is great!!!
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    Re: What do you say when...

    Most people simply don't understand. I usually tell them to look at people that collect cars, or wine, and that it is the same thing.
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance house

    Chanel and YSL are my favorite designer houses
    As of right now Tom Ford (private blend line), and Bond no. 9 are my favorite Niche houses.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

    Prada Amber Pour Homme
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    Re: Le Male Knock off

    Be careful. People sell this on Ebay, and say that it is the real Le Male.
  63. Re: Name some of your most addicting fragrances

    Tom Ford Noir De Noir
    Chanel Allure Homme
    Bond no. 9 Bleecker Street
    Creed Millesime Imperial
    Just to name a few
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    Re: SOTD Monday 31st January

    Hanae Mori H.M.
  65. Re: Do you think Noir de Noir is too feminine?

    I don't think its too feminine. However, it is SOOOO gorgeous that no matter how feminine it is, I certainly wear it.
  66. Re: brit vs. code vs. la nuit de l'homme vs. le male

    YSL La Nuit De l'Homme is by far the best. LE Male is hugely overrated. Brit and Code are both solid.
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    Poll: Re: Burberry Brit or Burberry London ?

    I take London over Brit, both good fragrances, just my preference. Really, there are some other solid fragrances from Burberry, but Brit and London always steal the show. Check out some of Burberry's...
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    Re: Your "top 5" Burberrys...

    Burberry is a very underrated house. Sure, Brit and London get a load of attention, but a good deal of other quality fragrances are not being tried from this house. My list is #1: Burberry London -...
  69. Re: Please name me your favorite BOSS fragrances..

    Boss Bottled, or Boss #6 (same thing). Really, this one is the best. You should not get 3 fragrances from this house. It, to be honest with you, is not that great of a house. Really, get #6 and move...
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    Re: My Cologne Collection *Teenager*

    Yeah, very solid collection. You focus on quality, not quantity, which is good. I have pretty much all of those and they are all my favorites. Your best bottle is Pure Malt. It smells amazing, gets...
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    Re: Prada amber vs. Infusion d'Homme

    This is not even close. Prada Amber PH is by far a superior fragrance. It is a very luxurious, expensive smelling aromatic soapy fragrance. It smells very nice. Infusion d'Homme..... not so much. Go...
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    Re: Big Bottle VS Small Bottle

    It depends. If you are a collector who rarely uses one fragrance more than once a month, than save the $20 and go with the smaller bottle size. If it is a fragrance that you love and want to wear a...
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    Re: 212 vs Lacoste Essential

    It depends. They are both light, green fragrances. Essential is a very light, refreshing, green fragrance. 212 is more of a metal scent with freshly cut grass. Personally, I would go with Lacoste.
  74. Re: Can I buy Gucci pour Homme blind? Similarity to Eau des Baux?

    Personally, I would never blind buy this fragrance. It is a love or hate fragrance, and until you have tried it, you do not know which group you are in. Personally, I would never get this fragrance...
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    Re: You gotta be kidding, Creed!

    A good deal of people say, why do care about that? The fragrance is what matters. That is true, but when you pay $250 for a bottle of fragrance, everything should be perfect. Creed pretty much rides...
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    Re: Is this a sickness?

    Yes, fragrance collecting is a sickness. Once you are hooked, you are hooked. I have tried to get more samples and less bottles, but if I find a fragrance that I truly enjoy, I do not hesitate to buy...
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    Re: SOTD January Sunday 30th

    Tom Ford Tuscan leather
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    Re: My wife hates almost everything I wear.

    Join the club
  79. Re: I need to pick one to buy: Bond Chez or Bond New Haarlem

    I prefer New Haarlem
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    Re: Fragance for occasions

    Welcome to Basenotes! Personally, I love Rochas Man. It smells like coffee and pure sugar, and it is similar to Bond No.9 New Haarlem. Pi by Givenchy is also a good option. I am not sure how old you...
  81. Re: I know I'm a "noob", but hear me out if you have a minute...

    I have the body wash, the deodorant, and the spray. I have tried Pure Malt, and layering it would work fine, but A*MEN the original smells more similar (I believe) to Dark Temptation. I have tried...
  82. Re: Youtube Review Thread #77 : Body Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent : Unique Scent

    Thanks for the review Marc. I really need to get some of that soon.
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    Re: Frustrated with D&G The One

    I generally get 3-5 hours longevity with The One, which is not great. I would say either layer, or use in heavier application. This one would be a masterpiece if only it would last. I agree, it is...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit or Dirty English?

    Well, I own Fahrenheit, and have tried Dirty English a few times. They are kind of difficult to compare. Dior's Fahrenheit is very unique, but sometimes hard to wear. Dirty English is most certainly...
  85. Re: What are some good similiarfragrances? Or knockoff/imitation of a better rated version?

    Most of the time, knockoffs have really bad longevity and projection and are made with low quality ingredients. However, Rochas Man is a nice fragrance that almost perfectly captures the beautiful...
  86. Re: I just purchased the Amouage Mini Sample set of 6 (Blind Buy)

    I also bought the sample set of six a few weeks ago. I love all of them. They all have great longevity. I did not blind buy them however. They are all great fragrances.
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    Re: I just snagged...

    Wow. 200 ml for $32??!! That is just amazing. Good buy. A quality fragrance as well.
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    Re: Would be a remarkable purchase?

    I own a good sized decant of this fragrance and it is decent, and it is most certainly very unique. I would say that it is not worth the price. For that kind of $ you could buy something much better.
  89. Re: Do you consider Bond no. 9 New Haarlem one of the best men's fragrance?

    Bond No.9 New Haarlem is one of the best fragrances I have ever smelled, undoubtedly. I have Rochas Man, which gives me a very similar coffee, sugar vibe. New Haarlem smells much higher quality, but...
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    Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford

    Today, I picked up a sample of Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford, and Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford. When I fist smelled Tuscan Leather, it shocked me that it really smelled like real, nice smelling, not...
  91. Re: Youtube Review & Appreciation Thread #70 : A*men (Angel Men) by Thierry Mugler

    Great review Marc.
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    Re: Who said 1 million is a powerhouse..??

    I own 1 Million, and I do not get 45 mins of longevity. It is no A*Men, but does have good longevity.
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    Re: what is the WORST smelling fragrance

    In my opinion, I would have to say that the worst fragrance I have ever smelled is either Cool Water, or Stetson. Also, I do not think that Le Male is that great. Don't get me wrong, Le Male is...
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    Re: If I have A*men...

    These are all fabulous fragrances. I have A*MEN and Rochas Man, and have tried Pure Malt a few times. I would advise getting Rochas Man and Pure Malt. All three share similarities, but they are not...
  95. Thread: Angel Men

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    Re: Angel Men

    I actually was at the mall today and tried Pure Malt for the second time. I still do not own it, but I am certainly looking into getting it. As far as where to buy, I would try Fragrancenet, at least...
  96. Re: My First Post: Gucci PH II...any final thoughts before I buy it?

    Yeah, Gucci PH2 is a phenomenal fragrance for sure. Unfortunately, tea based fragrances usually do not have very good longevity/projection, which is a shame, because I am very fond of many tea...
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme

    It is definitely differnet from Allure homme sport. Sample it if you have the chance. Allure Homme is a very good fragrance.
  98. Re: Last buy of 2010: Bleecker Street vs Original Vetiver

    Original vetiver is slightly more fresh than bleecker street, although they both give you a green vibe. I would take Bleecker Street, but just because it is more interesting, and will keep you...
  99. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    1. Black Aoud
    2. Creed vintage Tabarome
    3. Rive Gauche
    4. Oud Cuir D' Arabie
    5. Thierry Mugler Cologne
    Your worst fragrance is most definitely Azzaro Pour Homme. It is most displeasing.
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    Re: Summery woody-incense

    I would suggest the newest offering from Chanel, Bleu de Chanel. It is a very fresh, grapefruit fragrance at the top, but at the same time it is very much a woody - incense fragrance. It is a very...
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