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    Re: A note on respect and civility

    What are we going to do about perfume adverts though? Many seem to suggest that perfume leads to people removing their drawers.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDMVcTEoq1Q

    I hope these...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 21, 2014

    Azzaro Acteur
    http://frepowfilms.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/rambofirstbloodpart2-yelling.jpg
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    Re: New fragrance from Narciso Rodriguez

    Wouldn't mind trying. Enjoyed all the other NR stuff I've tried.
  4. Re: Has anyone ever ruined a fragrance for you?

    Clive Christian and some others. Their hands are too big for my pockets.
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    Re: how do you apply your cologne

    Couple of sprays to the front of the torso. If sporting a short sleeve I may apply to the anterior region of the forearm so I can sniff myself in public later on.
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    Re: Damn you USPS !

    Do they leave items with neighbours or leave it outside the house? The latter happens very rarely here but it does happen which I find rather insane, considering that people drive around and steal...
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    Re: Lanvin Eclat d'Arpege Pour Homme ??

    Could be alright.
  8. Re: For the colder months.Would you buy: The classic or the modern one?

    Opium.
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    Re: Grey Flannel - Why the dislike?

    Perhaps too old school for some. I think it's great.
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    Re: surprize surprize. hate for this but...

    Not a bad scent. I like the top notes but I guess it's what so many hate about it.
  11. Re: Cheap deodorant that reminds me of 1 Million

    Oooh, gift sets, incl EDT splash. That's Christmas sorted. :lolk:
    http://ascafo.com/shop/images/addiction%20mens%20gift%20set.jpg
  12. Re: Which fragrance do you use the most/least of when applying

    Least sprays - Giorgio Beverly Hills.

    Most - no idea. Some light lemon fragrance probably.
  13. Re: From a small storage bin, to four dresser drawers and a cabinet. My fragrance capacity has been

    Same. Might sell/add the odd one every now and then but certainly not run after any new, hyped product. Any fragrance that gets added now will either have to provide something entirely new or make...
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    Re: Vampire pheromone

    Would depend on smell and what local animals it attracts.
  15. Re: Name a scent you bought, sold and bought again cause you realized what you had lost....

    Arpege pH (too vanilla), B*Men and Visit (don't remember what I deemed wrong with them, too sweet? Odd notes?), Breath of God and Dirty (didn't appeal at the time), Devin (dull. Own the new version...
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    Re: Was Pumpkin the panty dropper all along?

    Exactly. I always make sure to wear fairly loose, but not too loose, trousers as well so the ladies can spot the bulge protruding from my bum.
  17. Re: One Man Show Oud Edition - I don't know to be happy or scared...

    Didn't care for any of the newer Bogart fragrances. OMS Gold was pretty bad. I'd expect something cheap and sweet.

    I'd have perhaps slightly more hope for the Lapidus, though I ended up selling...
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    Re: Was Pumpkin the panty dropper all along?

    I've dropped many a panty by keeping a piece of pumpkin pie in mine.
  19. Re: I just started dating. Best "Panty Dropper" fragrances for men?

    He looks like he has lost his panties :sad:
  20. Re: I just started dating. Best "Panty Dropper" fragrances for men?

    Does it have to be a manly pantrydropper scent?
  21. [UK] Guerlain Shalimar Souffle de Parfum 90ml Eau de Parfum New

    Guerlain Shalimar Souffle de Parfum 90ml Eau de Parfum.

    New 2014 EDP, still plastic wrapped. Not available in UK shops yet (I've been told). Sale of a backup bottle as I have 2 of these.

    £75...
  22. Thread: not enough...

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    Re: not enough...

    :eek:
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    Re: that 1 show stopper cologne

    I think 20 sprays of Beverly Hills for Men would make them stop for a second.
    http://www.bradleywalsh.co.uk/images/screenview-the-one-show-2012.png
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    Re: What are you wearing for the Polar Vortex?

    I'm wearing a short sleeve and Jaguar for men (the latter probably for the last time).
  25. Re: The Creed hype is real!!!.. At least for me and my sister.

    http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/ee/bf/12/eebf120d5adc9dbfe52fc31d394eac08.jpg
    https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQC9ugydaZYnSxw1N3tSNBDKwNlp5mSs0Xu13K3_W0F-kwenS76
  26. Re: Reformulation thoughts on Red for Men by GIorgio of Beverly Hills.

    Own a new(er) bottle and like it. For the price, if you enjoy this kind of scent, this is a winner. Never smelt the original.
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    Re: Olfactory terrorists brandish Aqua di Gio

    As far as I know I've never smelled ADG. Not sure if it has anything to do with me spraying 12 sprays of Giorgio Beverly Hills before going out.
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    I don't really disagree with what you say ;-) but I think one should consider the possibility that the reason why they would never wear a Conan style outfit is because they are conformists, thus not...
  29. Re: The Creed hype is real!!!.. At least for me and my sister.

    I don't think many would argue that the hype isn't real.
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    Is there a masculine fragrance that smells like cheese & onion crisps?
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    I have to disagree. Pink shirts almost never look good. Even most women should stay well clear of pink.

    If real men can wear whatever they want why do they stick to fads like wearing pink...
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    Re: Powder: Masculine or Feminine ?

    Depends on the scent as a whole. There are plenty of scents for men with powder. Sometimes I like them, sometimes I don't (the Burberry Brit and Bulgari Blu (Notte?) powder bombs for example)....
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    Re: Axe....seriously??!?!?

    I guess a lot of the people one has encountered in the local supermarket were not wearing A*men, Givenchy Play or something but Axe/Lynx. Probably freshly overapplied for free.



    I also like...
  34. Re: Your Top 10 favorite scents with SPORT in the name ?

    :shocked: Want.
  35. Re: Your Top 10 favorite scents with SPORT in the name ?

    Kouros and Armani Code Sport.
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    Re: To pee or not pee?

    Personally I use perfume to cover up the overpowering smell of pee that's naturally rising from my warm, moist undergarments.
  37. Re: Writing About Fragrance is Like Dancing About Architecture

    Some reviews can be quite accurate. It can be tricky to know which ones and even trusted reviewers will sometimes err, thus it's always best to smell something yourself.

    I'd agree that some of the...
  38. Re: Do you think wearing men's colognes is degrading?

    Nope, but it's not exactly sexy if a woman smells a bit like one's grandfather. Other men/women may love it, of course.
  39. Re: First date recommendation- men's input pls :)

    I'd avoid Thierry Mugler. There is too much of a risk of smelling like people's former casual sex buddies.
  40. Re: Most Complimented Clones/Dupes/Cheapies

    I think AA came out after Angel though.
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    Re: my god hahaha grey flannel wt....f....

    Great options and choice. I just hope children don't gift their fathers 1 Million and Bleu de Chanel in the future.
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    Re: bleu de chanel..cats urine???

    EDT or EDP? Aegean, Persian, British Shorthair, other?
  43. Re: The last scent you'll wear for the rest of your life

    Patrick. Would perhaps get a bit boring after a while but would be easy to life with.
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    Re: Country matching fragrance choice ?

    I also try to imitate the accent of the country.
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    Re: art deco fragrances

    Montana pour Homme.
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    Re: Fragrances that enhance sexual performance.

    He Wood Ocean Wet Wood by Dsquared2. 12 sprays into the palm of the hand.
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    It's basically a case of office comedians versus office narcissists, all posting off topic in male fragrance discussion.
    ...
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    I don't think the thread title stated clearly what kind of picture we should post or indeed what male fragrance we're discussing here. ...
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    Re: What is the average age here?

    A lot of things have changed since the 50s or 60s. Some for the better, some for the worse. One could blame older people for that :vrolijk_1:
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    Re: What is the average age here?

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_N5vuUfqdGZw/TRgNhJCnMSI/AAAAAAAAAB0/-iCJQO1PjQQ/s320/30_birthday_card.jpg
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQE-8BTZabyT9QLArn1V-jbiKSY6wu5yPTU_6TH7enmz1Lmzk73kQ

    Only have naked pics on my phone.
  52. Thread: Rape

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    Re: Rape

    Agree that here is probably not the right place but not that humour noir should be banned from planet earth.
  53. Thread: Rape

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    Re: Rape

    Burberry London.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    I only keep track of what not to wear if expecting classic, sexual intercourse.
  55. Re: Challenge: Wear a fragrance marketed to the opposite sex

    Why do you think I'm feeling bad? Is there something that you didn't appreciate about my post? Can you explain how you understand it?

    I'm quite happy here with tea, chocolate and nice colleagues....
  56. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Enthusiasm for something most people have done here for years? Besides, the whole exercise has a whiff of trying to convince people of something and preaching to the choir.

    The whole perfume...
  57. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Nothing much will happen, as most people here will not spray as much as a lady and most people, in case they actually can smell it, wouldn't comment negatively, esp as many here are older. Not many...
  58. Re: Challenge: Wear a fragrance marketed to the opposite sex

    Wearing Shalimar today, EDT for extra femininity.

    Women, who are too young for me, not knowing that I'm in a steady relationship, are all over me, like every day, whatever I wear. It's a hard...
  59. Re: Challenge: Wear a fragrance marketed to the opposite sex

    Have been wearing this all day already. It's better than Pure Malt, HM or 24 Gold.
    http://www.coucouperfume.com/media/uploads/images/LOLITA_LEMPICKA__4b4ccf0635235.jpg



    One of my favourites...
  60. Re: Challenge: Wear a fragrance marketed to the opposite sex

    One day is not enough really, needs to be at least a week.

    Bonus points for wearing lipstick, fishnets, high heels and posting pictures.
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    Re: What is your Basenotes.net perfume?

    That one as well.

    Basically I blame all the super sweet stuff that is in my possession on BN.

    At least I sold Rochas Man. Still own Burberry London though.
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    Re: Salvador Dali PH

    A nice, somewhat old school, scent that should satisfy your "old man scent" urges. Haven't worn it for while, perhaps time to do so later tonight.
  63. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Following feminine scents are degrading for a man, just a few out of many, the master's/masochist's choice

    Katy Perry Purr, Taylor Swift Wonderstruck, Exceptional..because you are, Angel...
  64. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    That would be something! I don't have much hope that it will happen though, to be honest.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Jaipur Homme.

    And I tried Armani Code in a shop earlier (they didn't have much else). Zzzzzzzz, that's it, really?
  66. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Maybe when it comes to perfume which most people will not smell or be able to identify clearly. As soon as you put on that summer dress and lipstick you'll quickly notice that many people care quite...
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    Re: Reformulations for the better?

    I seem to enjoy my newer bottle of Devin more than the old version I had. May just be a change of mind though, not sure how much the fragrance actually has changed (if at all).
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    Re: What is your Basenotes.net perfume?

    Animale Animale by Animale. At least it's the first one that comes to mind.
  69. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    A problem seems to be that feminine traits (what generally is seen as such. And esp sexual behaviour) seem to have a lower status. Men, straight and gay, can show such thinking. There is nothing...
  70. Re: When a fragrance is discontinued, does it change people's opinion of it?

    Not mine. I'll be slightly more careful when it comes to selling it though as it may be impossible to find it again for a decent price.
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    Re: Worth the Purchase: Bleu de Chanel

    Not worth a purchase.
  72. Re: Do you ever get embarrassed about your cologne obsession?

    No.

    The only thing I own and somehow disapprove of/am surprised by myself is a Playstation 3 and some games.

    And perhaps gourmands.
  73. Re: If Kouros was heavily marketed, who would you get to model it?

    http://media1.santabanta.com/full1/Global%20Celebrities(M)/Arnold%20Schwarzenegger/arnold-schwarzenegger-9a.jpg
  74. Re: Should I wear Erolfa if I get infected with Ebola ?

    I'd comment but will have to make a thread first to decide what to wear to reply to a Bigsly thread.

    Not sure what to wear when posting a new thread though.
  75. Re: cartier declaration very similar to terre d hermes...

    Not really that similar but they are by the same perfumer so show some of the same style like many of his other perfumes. You have a good nose as you noticed.
  76. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    I think it's mostly just what you're used to, nothing more, just like pink and blue or how certain names changed gender over time or from place to place.

    Sometimes I wear only old men's/typical...
  77. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    I seem to remember that the hipster mentioned above was from your town. He had moved to hipster central here. He also had a Mexican wrestling mask (which he probably wore once he had seduced younger...
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    Re: do you tell people what you are wearing?

    Only people who ever have asked me are people I know and I tell them.
  79. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    The hipster mate of a friend put on something sweet and, according to my friend, cheap smelling before leaving the house. I felt I knew the perfume but couldn't recall its name.
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    Re: Can fragrances be viewed objectively?

    I'm surprised he doesn't mention the Soviet Union or Frankfurt School Marxism ;-p

    This is a rather lazy rubbishing of modern art, some of which can only be fully understood if one knows a bit of...
  81. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Or he could enjoy smelling like a lady, even though he finds it a bit risky and worrying. Perhaps he would enquire on the internet about a scent being too feminine or if a man can pull it off to ease...
  82. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Confident men don't wear perfume, instead they fart audibly in crowded elevators.

    I'm eating a banana now whilst one of my females grooms my back.
  83. Re: Do you feel 'happier' when you buy more fragrances? If so, why/why not?

    Shopping can certainly be fun (limited by the amount of spending money available and storage space).
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    Re: Women aren't monolithic

    Top notes of money, drying down to the sweat notes of a man cleaning the kitchen, taking out the trash, etc. Bottom notes of chocolate and massage oil.
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    Re: What is the most sterile fragrance?

    Lanvin L'Homme.
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    Re: What happened to forum members of the past?

    That's not a valid reason to stop posting. I died in 2010. I use 12 sprays of A*Men.
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    Re: Most dreary fragrance?

    Encre Noire perhaps. One Man Show. Wouldn't call them (or NR) dreary but perhaps they'd work for you in that way. Jacomo de Jacomo.
  88. Re: Bleu de Chanel is starting to become the Aqua di Gio of this error

    According to you. We obviously strongly disagree here. I didn't say it smells like the ones mentioned but that it was too uneventful and generic a perfume to remember and, if that's the experience...
  89. Re: Bleu de Chanel is starting to become the Aqua di Gio of this error

    I'm not really into this type of generic scent, so I smell them once and forget about them. Are you telling me that when you smelled Bleu de Chanel you didn't think "I've smelled this many times...
  90. Re: Bleu de Chanel is starting to become the Aqua di Gio of this error

    If you want to smell like everything, and now everybody, else, Bleu de Chanel.
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    Re: What happened to forum members of the past?

    If I'm not confused and remember the the right guy then he was a bit on the conservative or religious side, not shy about it, and thus has been sent to a gula..I mean banned by the chairmen of...
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    Re: What women really like

    Well, I'm too polite to suggest that someone's girlfriend might be weak minded. Fickle is as far I'll go.
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    Re: What women really like

    So, either she's a bit fickle when it comes to fragrances (not rare) or she lied/was polite the last time as to not offend.
  94. Re: I get zero projection out of my Pure Malt and longevity sucks

    I remember longevity to be alright but not much projection after the top notes are gone. Perhaps you need to spray it further away from your nose.
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    Re: Which of these 80s powerhouses should I get?

    OdlR is great.

    Obsession
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-joWAKMeo9fA/TX0_dWyxZJI/AAAAAAAAEAk/savLxp4NuRA/s1600/stink-bomb.jpg
    but it does have fans.
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    Re: Which of these 80s powerhouses should I get?

    Quorom.

    Personally don't care for the Lapidus and Sung anymore. One Man Show is ok for its price but I find it hard to recommend it.
  97. Re: I'm ordering 3 samples, pick them from this list

    Own and like Boucheron Jaipur Homme and Romeo Gigli Romeo Gigli Uomo out of these.
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    Re: Layering? Truth or Myth -

    Personally I only layer when spraying several fragrances to test on my limbs.
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    Re: Ebay and Counterfeits

    Snitches get stitches, bro.

    Just kidding. You've done the right thing.
  100. Re: Do you like a cologne enough to try to steal it? If so which cologne would be worth it for you?

    I'd think that's the main reason for the middle class thieves. They're so used to buy nice stuff, spend and spend, and expect a little bit for free from the shops as they gave them so much money...
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