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  1. i dont get this new bottle. maybe its just me....

    i dont get this new bottle. maybe its just me. whats the point? If its not broken, why fix it? I'm just saying.
  2. Re: Article: Sandalwood Dreams, Part 8: Uses and Markets + Sandalwood Oil Giveaway

    I learned that the traditional method of sandalwood oil production is burying the cut logs in the ground so that white ants eat the outside wood leaving the oil carrying heartwood uneaten. I also...
  3. Thread: Musk

    by Kingpharroh
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    Re: Musk

    Which one of these would be in Bal á Versailles edt? The drydown of the vintage edp smells nothing like the current reformulation drydowm. the edt starts off sharp and then drys down to what I...
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    Re: Best musk fragrance?

    I never thought of Miller Harris' L'air de Rien as musky. All I smell is sweet neroli , vanilla and buttersoft leather in the base. Could it be that I am anosmic to the musk that it contains? Ive...
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    Smell of iris in fragrances

    Does iris smell like lipstick? This is the impression I get whenever I smell a fragrance that contains this note.
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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    I smelled the reformulated Kouros and I could not get past the intense clove spiced opening. It never went away.
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    Re: L'Impact Caron

    I have to smell this one.
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    Re: Can a man wear bal à Versailles

    La Nuit by Paco Rabanne is similar to Bal a Versasilles vintage edp?
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    Re: What does "Musk" actually mean?

    In Caron Pour Un Homme, although it is listed as one of the notes, I don't smell musk. I only get sharp lavender and then the smooth delicate sweetness of vanilla. Not sure what type of musk they...
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    Re: Bal a Versailles.

    I used to hate animalistic fragrances/notes. Now I cannot get enough. Especially Bal a Versailles vintage edp. It is so rich, lush and naughty smelling. It is a pure joy to wear. Why cant all...
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    Clinique's Aromatics Elixir

    Can men wear Clinique's Aromatics Elixir?
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    Poll: Best Amber Fragrance for Men

    What is the best amber fragrance for men? i have tried Ambre Sultan, Ambre Fetiche, Ambre Precieux, and Ambre Aurea. AS was good once you get past the harsh dry herbs at the top. Ambre P was ok but...
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    Best Amber Fragrance for Men

    I am trying to find a great amber fragrance. I tried Ambre Sultan, which was ok once you get past off the bitter Italian herbs. Ambre Fetiche was very nice with the iris absolute and francincense,...
  14. Re: Chanel no 19: differences among P, EdP, EdT

    I tried Chanel No 19 edt but it doesn't last. I get maybe 3 hours or less. It smells very nice though, only wished it lasted longer. Very disappointing. I haven't tried the Parfum, edp or poudre...
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    Can men wear Silences by Jacomo?

    Can men wear Silences by Jacomo? I hear its very similar to Chanel No 19.
  16. Re: Chanel no 19: differences among P, EdP, EdT

    I haven't tried the edp or pure Parfum version, but the edt is very easily unisex for sure.
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    Re: Most Disappointing Montale Scents

    I feel the same about Montale scents especially Black Aoud. Everything about that fragrance just rubs me the wrong way. Check out my review on In The Nose

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    Re: Le Male VS Fleur Du Male

    Le Male is too commonplace and I no longer wear it, however it is a good fragrance with excellent longevity and sillage. I just got tired of smelling it on everybody and it was getting ridiculous....
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    Fecal note in reformulated Jicky edp

    When applying Jicky to my skin, I detect a "dirty diapers/fecal" note about 5 minutes afterward. Does anyone know what it is? Not sure if this jasmine or civet. Whenever I smell civet in a fragrance,...
  20. Re: Starter civet fragrances / training wheels civet ?

    Do you mean the L'Air Rein by Miller HArris?
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    Male Scents with a Pleasing Civet Note

    Is there a male or female fragrance that has a pleasing or at least tolerable civet note? The ones I've smell this far are horrible. I have tried Jicky, Kouros and some others I cant recall.
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    Re: Jicky is not icky.

    I dont know what you were smelling, but I get no lavender in Jicky (edp)reformulated version. All I know is that it starts off wonderful with the florals (don't know what they are) and then it turns...
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    The grapefruit note in Terre d'Hermes

    I know there is grapefruit in the top notes of Terre d'Hermes, but I can't smell it at all. All I smell is a mineral note and cedar. I was surprised to learn recently that it had grapefruit in it. In...
  24. Re: Smelled the most beautiful fragrance; Can't believe what it was!

    Wow is Molecule 01 that great? I have never tried it, but after hearing this story, I might have to grab a bottle, to satisfy my own curiosity. People have raved about this scent with various...
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    Re: Lyric Man or Noir de Noir?

    Lyric Man of course. There isn't a better smelling rose scent out there thats fresh, green, resinous and absolutely wonderful. I havent smelled NdN yet, but I am guessing it can't compare with Lyric...
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    Re: Sample Vials VS. The Real Thing

    I guess its the luck of the draw whenever you get samples from an unknown eBay seller who don't store their fragrances properly. LOL Luckily it wasn't a whole lotta money for the samples. I think I...
  27. Re: An argument with a Sales Clerk ~ A guy testing Midnight Poison EDP for himself

    Unfortunately, Some of the SAs are high pressure car salesmen or women. LOL

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    This sums it up! Really? Really? This is what most SAs are thinking when you take too long to...
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    Re: Cumin and BO - I just don't get it

    I totally agree with you. That's one of the reasons I can't stand Rose 31. It reeks of cumin. Smells too much like sweaty armpits.
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    Re: Habit Rouge vs Green Irish Tweed

    Go try Chez Bond by Bond No 9. Very nice scent. It's like the upscale version of Cool Water.
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    Re: Seeking Scent Closest To Musky Male Armpits

    I would say Rose 31 and Cartier Declaration
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    Re: Eau des Merveilles

    What is CDOV ?
  32. Sarah Jessica Parker's Covet fragrance for Men?

    Is SJP's Covet fragrance good for men? I see it is a fougere with the geranium leaves, lavender and lemon notes. It has the added chocolate and honeysuckle for sweetness I guess. Has anyone else...
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    Re: VC&A Midnight In Paris: EDT versus EDP?

    This is one i have to try, especially with it being the Fall season and all
  34. EAU DES MERVEILLES : A fragrance good enough for guys?

    Is EAU DES MERVEILLES edt by Hermes a good fragrance for guys to wear? I was wondering since it has wood, ambergris and orange that a guy could pull this off. Thoughts?
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    Can't wait till its offered in the US.

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    Can't wait till its offered in the US.
  36. Male Equivalent to Christian Dior's Poison

    Is there a male equivalent to Christian Dior's infamous Poison ?
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    Did your batch of Aventus have the smoky pineapple vibe in it?
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    Aventus is one to go very easy on the trigger.. I mean sprayer. Lol
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    Acqua Di Parma

    Does the house of Acqua Di Parma put out good fragrances? I've seen them on fragrancenet, saks.com and sephora. I wanted to see if anyone has tried or smelled them before.
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport

    What are some better smelling alternatives
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport

    Ill be returning to nordstroms to return mine then. Lol
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    Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport

    What is everybody's thoughts on DGs The One Sport? I've heard it doesnt last and its dry down is pathetic. Is it worth the money?I smelled it at Nordstroms and it smelled pretty good and the scent...
  43. Does anyone like Wall Street by Bond No 9 ?

    Does anyone like the scent Wall Street by Bond No 9? When I first tried it, I was very put off by the cucumber, salty, Korean salad with a sour undertone vibe. But after a long while it grew on me...
  44. Re: damn....bought a bottle of fake TABAROME....

    Where did you get it from?
  45. Re: I think I bought a fake bottle of Fahrenheit

    Did you get your money back?
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    Re: Best summertime fragrance

    I don't own this fragrance, but whenever I spray on myself in the department store, I smell like it for hours afterwards. So I'm estimating good projection and good longevity. All pluses!
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    Re: Best summertime fragrance

    You're welcome!
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    Re: Best summertime fragrance

    There are fragrances with marine-like accords in them like Bvlgarvi Aqva Pour Homme Marine, Nautica, Ed Hardy Love and Luck, and Wall Street by bond no 9. The one I really love is Bvlgari Aqva Pour...
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    Re: Best summertime fragrance

    How about Tommy Bahama St Barts? I've heard great reviews about it and plus it's cheap. I saw a 1 oz tester for $6.19 on www.fragrancenet.com
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    Not smelling Top Notes

    I'd tried Nuits de NoHo and I'm not smelling the top notes at all. I see the note breakdown as bergamot, mandarin, and pineapple leaves. Is anyone else not smelling the top notes as well? All I get...
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    Re: Using sample vials

    Inverting and dabbing on the spot works well for me. I haven't tried the 3 ml atomizers yet, but seems like a great idea. You can grab a great deal on eBay from seattle_4. They are pretty cheap. Hope...
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    Re: Sample Vials VS. The Real Thing

    I tried my sample again ( a different spray vial this time, I received 5) and the same thing happened. Starts off fair,proceeds to a very faint middle, and then disappears in 2-3 hours.
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    Re: Sample Vials VS. The Real Thing

    Maybe the samples were old, improperly stored, or fakes. The samples were spray vials.
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    Sample Vials VS. The Real Thing

    I sampled Tom Ford Ford For Men in Nordstroms the other day and it smells nothing like the samples I purchased from an eBay seller a few months ago. The samples are flat, boring and one dimensional....
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    Re: Bond no. 9 Wall Street vs Grey Vetiver

    I agree wholeheartedly. Wall street was more of Cucumber salad on steroids plus extra salt and sourness. Grey Vetiver is more green and fresh then turns soapy sweet if that makes sense . LOL
  56. This was a fantastic read. It's always...

    This was a fantastic read. It's always interesting to get other perspectives on classic and new fragrances.
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    Chanel No. 5

    Can guys wear Chanel No. 5? I've never smelled this so I wouldn't know. But from the note breakdown it seems like it would be very top heavy with florals, sweet and loud.
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    Re: Is buying a tester a good/bad idea?

    That's interesting. I have never heard of testers being more concentrated than the regular product, but it makes sense. If the tester smells amazing/ fantastic in the store, than more than likely...
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    Re: Re

    I don't get why guys love this frag so much. To me it's way too feminine to me. I don't get the Angel comparison at all. This fragrance is average at best and disappoints all around. First, The top...
  60. Re: I am "43" in need of a Awesome summer scent!!

    I like Lanvin L'Homme by Lanvin and Leau Dissey by Issey Miyake. Both are great for the spring and summer. Give them a try. I did a review of Lanvin L'Homme on youtube. Both are great citrus based...
  61. Thread: ambergris

    by Kingpharroh
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    ambergris

    Oh so ambergris doesn't have a real smell?Didn't know that. I thought it just smells like musk.
  62. Re: I've had Terre D'Hermes for three months without any female compliments. Anyone else experience

    I agree totally. I wear scents to make me feel good and to uplift my spirits. I don't live for the compliments I may or may not receive.
  63. What do these candles smell like?

    What do these candles smell like?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Did you pick up an old broad? Obsession smells pretty dated if you ask me . LOL
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    Wearing Cologne While Working Out ?

    Is it considered a faux pas to wear cologne/ perfume while working out?
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    What are aldehydes?

    I was smelling Nautica (1992) by Nautica the other day and I looked at fragrantica.com and I saw one of the top notes was aldehydes. So can someone tell me what aldehydes are and what they are...
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    Re: YSL's L'homme, or La Nuit De L'homme?

    YSL L'homme. La Nuit is a little too dark for me.
  68. Re: Which is more Masculine - SMW or Hamptons?

    There's Turkish rose in the Hamptons? My nose cannot pick it up. I saw it mentioned on fragrantica, but I thought it was a typo. All I get is fresh, crisp lime and a little bit of floral which...
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    Posting A Picture

    Hello fellow basenoters,

    How do you post a picture on your profile here? I am totally lost at how to do it. Usually there's a tab you click that says upload picture or browse. Any help would be...
  70. Re: So I got a sample of Chez Bond in the mail...

    People keep talking about the vanilla candylike drydown of Chez Bond but I never smell it whenever I wear it . I only smell the fresh green ,citrus. And herbal. Notes. Nothng else
  71. Very interesting article, I really enjoyed it. He...

    Very interesting article, I really enjoyed it. He is correct, your nose can tell all. Just because there is a top, middle and base note list doesn't mean you're going to smell all of them. Likewise...
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    Re: New York Oud by Bond No. 9

    So is Oud the soapy musky scent I'm getting? What does Oud actually smell like anyway?
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    New York Oud by Bond No. 9

    Does anyone know the note breakdown of new York Oud by Bond No. 9? I can smell rose, musk and other scent. I'm guessing it's oud, although I'm not familiar with the smell. I got a sample of it...
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    Tom Ford fragrances

    I am looking into a lot of Tom Ford fragrances. I ordered some samples and I can't wait to get them so I can give them a try. Do you all have any thoughts on the Tom Ford fragrance house? Secondly,...
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    Bond No. 9 Chinatown a male fragrance?

    Ive heard different opinions about the fragrance Chinatown from Bond No. 9. Some say yes and others say no about a man being able to wear this fragrance. I hear it is a nice smelling fragrance from...
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    Samples of Bond No. 9 fragrances

    Where can you find samples of Bond No. 9 fragrances? Is there a website you can get them from?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Well I guess I have to get some Creed MI. LOL So you get a lot of compliments with Lanvin L'Homme also? Seems like it sticks really close to the skin without much projection.
  78. Re: Info about fragrance called Man Attitude by Deray Parfums from France

    Yes I have learned and I will never purchase from them again. Only established fragrance vendors from now on. Thanks for opening my eyes.
  79. Re: Info about fragrance called Man Attitude by Deray Parfums from France

    Wow I feel so dooped. I wish I would have joined this forum and learned this information before I bought this budget crap from Deray Parfums.
  80. Re: Info about fragrance called Man Attitude by Deray Parfums from France

    I guess I got ripped off. I paid 50 bucks for this stuff and it doesn't last very long at all.
  81. Info about fragrance called Man Attitude by Deray Parfums from France

    I was wondering if anyone has heard of a cologne called Man Attitude. It comes in a size of 3.4 oz and the square bottle is designed with black diagonal stripes. I haven't heard anything about it or...
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