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  1. Thread: Royal Oud

    by Riley
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    Re: Royal Oud

    Snagged a bottle at Winners.

    Why do the great ones always get turfed?
  2. Re: any suggestions for office/daily business fragrance

    Bvlgari Man :coolold:
  3. Re: Have You Seen Youtube's Steven aka Redolessence?

    He complements Robes08 style. Both fantastic reviewers :thumbsup:
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    Re: Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Toit

    Nice scent for sure and quality too . Agreed, it's all about the florals in this one.
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    Re: One summer frag...what should I get?

    Xerjoff 1861 :coolold: ... Boom
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    Poll: Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Pure Havane but admittedly Pure Malt is pretty damn good juice too

    :coolold:
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    Poll: Re: Fragrance battle, Monday afternoon

    A vote for Bvlgari Black

    It's just so unique, cutting edge and fantastic presentation
  8. Thread: The best neroli?

    by Riley
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    Re: The best neroli?

    Yep Neroli Portofino.

    Excellent quality, great longevity and modern smelling Neroli. Well worth the sticker price

    It's sunshine in a bottle. :cool:
  9. Re: Dihydromyrcenol and me (or: why Jardin d'Amalfi made me recoil)

    I guess it's like looking behind the curtain at a magic show. Once you've seen how the trick is done ... It's ruined :shocked:

    Still enjoying the performance
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    Re: TOP TEN for Spring and Summer - what are they?

    L 'Eau d'Issey Summer 2012
    Guerlain Homme
    Guerlain L'Eau
    Mugler IceMen
    Neroli Portofino
    Virgin Island Water
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Mugler Cologne
    M7 Fresh
    Paul Smith Story
  11. Re: Your favorite fragrances that evoke the outdoors

    These :thumbsup:

    I will add:

    D2 Potion - like a sappy grove of fir trees

    Paul Smith Story - like the inside of a humid greenhouse

    To me Terre de Hermes invokes rain on hot desert rocks
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Armani Code travel spray that came with deodorant

    :coolold:
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    Re: Heaviest bottles?

    Gucci Pour Homme I &II ... heavy glass and beautiful in its simplicity

    Ambre Baldessarini is pretty damn heavy too
  14. Thread: Favorite wood?

    by Riley
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    Re: Favorite wood?

    Yep. It would have to be this :smiley:
  15. Thread: Fresh vs. Woody

    by Riley
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    Re: Fresh vs. Woody

    I like both. I can't pick because both are great. Depends on the mood for the day & weather. If I can't decide I will throw on M7 Fresh ... Boom
    Both angles are covered right there :coolold:
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    Re: Wardrobe Essentials

    Mugler IceMen & Cologne
    M7
    L'Eau d'Issey Summer Flankers
    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    Creed's Royal Oud &Aventus
    Bvlgari Black
    Guerlain Homme Intense
  17. Thread: "shower gel"

    by Riley
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    Re: "shower gel"

    I will buy them when I come across them at the discounters. I find the Bvlgari's accurate scent wise and tend to linger for awhile

    :coolold:
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    Re: Melon for the summer?

    Joop Splash. It's melon overtop an aquatic base :thumbsup:

    It can be found cheap at Wal-Mart
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Creed's Royal Oud

    I've been wanting this one for a while now. Should make its way into the Spring/Summer rotation just nicely :smiley:
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    Re: So what scent would YOU wear to the Oscars...

    Creed's Royal Oud would fit the bill just nicely :coolold:
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    Re: Old spice wolfthorn

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    I've seen Wolfthorn cologne in the store before. It smells pretty good
  22. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition DESIGNER-----> (Round 1, pt.8)

    I voted for 2012. I want to try L'Eau Bleu. It's definitely on my radar screen that's for certain :thumbup:
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    Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood no cellophane?

    I blind bought a Hermes fragrance at a major discount outlet here in Canada :wink:, opened it up, sprayed it, didn't like it and tried to return it. They told me once it is opened they can't sell it...
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    Re: Does anyone like Polo Sport?

    Never tried this but it reminded me of Polo Extreme Sport I used to wear in the 90's. That one was an awesome pepper bomb. I quite miss it :smiley:
  25. Re: Expensive and niche but still drawn to cheapies ?

    I often wonder, once it all hits the same air, can anyone tell wether or not it's designer or niche, cheap or pricey?
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    Re: Is The Term "BOOZY" Overused?

    I agree, I think boozy is referring to the overall essence of a libation, meaning you can't really pin-point it but it has that impression



    A lot of it starts from the power of suggestion and...
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    Re: Looking for a fresh, crisp and clean scent!

    Guerlain Homme L 'Eau :coolold:
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    Re: Bang for buck bruisers?

    Ambre Baldessarini.

    It's like Boss Bottled went out for the night drinking Whiskey & smoked tobacco till the cows came home :thumbsup:
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    Re: Opinions on Creed Original Santal

    It's got a fresh vibe to it. It reminds me of dryer sheets.

    It's a subtle spice kinda scent leaning towards cinnamon. The colour of the bottle is very appropriate as the scent relates to red very...
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    Re: Which Purchase would most Basenoters make?

    2 Montales :coolold:
  31. Re: If you had to chose only 1 cologne to wear for the next 5 years what would it be?

    It would be Creed's Royal Oud :coolold:
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    Re: New Fragrance - YSL Splendid Woods

    It has me at Splendid, plus woods is in the title.

    Looking forward to trying this :smiley:
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    Re: Classic/Timeless Scents Worth Getting?

    Another nod towards Fahrenheit. Very timeless :coolold:

    And I will add Guerlain Vetiver into the mix
  34. Re: Good summer fragrance with excellent projection and longevity?

    I would like to recommend Tom Ford's Neroli Portofino

    It's sunshine in a bottle. Excellent longevity too :coolold:
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    Re: Name a few most dated smelling male fragrances

    I used to think Guerlain Vetiver smelled dated when I first came across it along my fragrance journey, but now I do not perceive it as dated.

    All 80's fragrances and earlier I perceive as dated
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    Re: Your favorite boozy scent

    Pure Malt
    Guerlain Homme Intense
    VIW
    Frapin 1270

    :coolold:
  37. Re: Your thoughts on aftershave lotion/balm of designer perfumes?

    I think some are great quality and mimic the scent quite well. Well worth pursuing if you really enjoy the scent. Although I do find them quite pricey for what they are actually doing.

    One I have...
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    Re: Blind Buys! Really excited.

    Awesome sample picks there.

    I'm sure you will find some gems in there to your liking.

    It would be great if you let us know which ones you end up favouring and if you plan on pursuing any of...
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    Re: Scents any fragrance collector MUST have

    Explore the Dior House. Quality juices :thumbsup:
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    Re: Will i love or hate YSL M7 (Vintage)?

    If you like Gucci Pour Homme , I think you will enjoy the smokiness off M7 vintage
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    Re: top floral carnation perfumes for men

    Yves St. Laurent's Jazz
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Bond's Fire Island :coolold:
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    Poll: Re: Summer preparations

    ADG :thumbsup:

    Smells like summer to me
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    Re: Your Best Steals on Fragrances

    Just picked up Bond's Fire Island for $80 @ Winner's :coolold:

    It feels like I just scored

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  45. Re: What is the best Designer fragrance in the last 5 years?

    Pure Havane :thumbsup:
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    Re: Out of the "Game"

    Way to finish up strong. Always hate to see someone leave this great hobby

    Good luck to you :smiley:
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    Re: Guerlain vetiver squared icy bottle

    The one you found is very citrusy on top and heavy tobacco compared to the new formulation. Cool looking bottle :coolold:

    The newer one seems to focus more on the rooty vetiver
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    Re: Top coffee shop fragrance?

    Michael Jordan Legend :coolold: but I find Thierry Mugler does the coffee vibe the best
  49. Re: It's my birthday and I'm wearing Caron Poivre from 1954.

    Happy Birthday :birthdays:

    Enjoy your day and the Poivre :smiley:
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    Re: Look at what 4K can get you

    Well that really sucks. He doesn't ship to Canada. That counts me out

    :sad:
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    Re: S O T D : Monday, January 20, 2014.

    SOTE: Hermes Concentre D' Orange Verte :smiley:
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Angel's and straight man!

    I respect the hell out of Angel as a perfume enthusiast, regardless of orientation. It's a great, complex scent and that's an understatement. Personally, I wear Angel Liquer. It's a fantastic, honey...
  53. Re: Orange Battle: Concentré d'Orange Verte vs. Orange Sanguine

    I find Orange Concentree more interesting as nice as an orange Sanguine is.

    OC has a nice leather touch to it in the dry down :thumbsup:
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    Re: Fragrance with the best drydown??

    Mugler's B*Men dry down is heavenly :coolold:

    I love the tobacco/caramel combo of Herrera For Men
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    Re: Best Pine fragrances

    Cape Heartache by Imaginary Authors :thumbsup:
  56. Re: I am going to a game night party at a house. What should I put on?

    Yes, Cape Heartache :smiley:
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    #1 :coolold:

    This captures it perfectly
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    Re: Carolina Herrera..

    Carolina Herrera For Men is a great sweet tobacco scent. Along the lines of the tobacco in Versace's The Dreamer
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    Re: Cucumber-based frag ?

    Agree, look no further than the venerable classic ... Polo Blue
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    :lolk:
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

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    Givenchy Play Intense

    :smiley:
  62. Thread: Pure Coffee

    by Riley
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    Re: Pure Coffee

    Pure Coffee has the woodiest dry-down of the Muglers
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    Re: Bulgari Man.....Disappointing!

    It's really quite a pleasant woody scent. It's subtle but I get a nice fir balsam vibe from it.

    :thumbsup:
  64. Re: Which do you buy backup because you like it so much

    Vintage M7
    Diesel Plus Plus
    A*Men - preventative measure for reformulation

    :cool:
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    Re: A*Men Pure Malt - Rate it!

    1) Scent alone - 9
    2) Projection - 7
    3) Longevity -8
    4) Versatility - 6
    5) Compliments - 7
    6) Overall rating - 9

    :wink:
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    Went in on the Fragrance Bros split of Parfume de Marly's Herod.

    It will be a blind buy but it sounds like the best parts of Tobacco Vanille
  67. Thread: Serge Lutens

    by Riley
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    Re: Serge Lutens

    Five O 'Clock Gingembre and Je De Peau :thumbsup:
  68. Re: Something similar to LIDGE - but more patchouli, less sweet?

    Yes, Borneo 1834 is exactly what your looking for IMO.

    Get a sample for sure and you will be right on track :smiley:
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    Re: What to expect from T.M. B*Men?

    Awesome, awesome dry down :coolold:
  70. Thread: male bar soap

    by Riley
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    Re: male bar soap

    Cusson's Imperial Leather

    :thumbsup:
  71. Re: What would your Mother like you to wear tomorrow !?

    She likes roses so I thought about Black Aoud but its hot here today so I wanted something to be a little lighter and more comfortable so I chose the middle ground and I am wearing Back in Black. It...
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    Re: Today i bought; May 2013

    Creed's Virgin Island Water :smiley:

    I can't be without VIW for the summer. My decant ran out so I went FB so I will never run out of this magical elixir juice
  73. Re: What fragrance would "Donald Draper" of MadMen wear to work?

    Probably Caron Pour Homme
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    Re: M7 on EBAY: is this legit? Can I be sure?

    Awesome buy. Enjoy :thumbsup:

    Is this a blind buy for you?
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    Re: ch men vs ch chic

    SOTD: Ch Men :smiley:
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    Re: Looking for Icy Citrus fragrance...

    I have never smelled it but I read recently in the comfort scent thread where someone compared Zirh to 7 Up. I have been seeing it at Winners on the cheap lately if your interested
  77. Re: Thierry Mugler Leaves Thierry Mugler Parfums???

    Very strange indeed. I even read with this picture he had changed his name and was now going by Manfred Mugler :shocked:
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    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    My wife loves Angel on me. I have A*Men and the flankers but this one appeals to her the most when I wear it. She says it reminds her of fresh laundry.
    Guys don't be hesitant to wear it. Light on...
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    Re: After a long time away from Basenotes......

    Welcome back :smiley:

    It was great to read your perspective and I looking forward to your posts
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    Re: Old Spice Hawkridge - Anyone Try This?

    I find Komodo reminiscent of Mugler Cologne :smiley:
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    Re: A men rose for spring/summer...

    Me too, I got all giddy for a second there :cheesy:
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    Poll: Re: Allure sport x mugler cologne

    Both are extremely wearable
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    Re: Body Kouros smells like Le Male?

    I think the dry down is similar
  84. Re: Bought a fragrance today that I never thought I would ever own.

    Woods & mint. Two of the best ingredients combined together. What was not to like? :smiley:

    Now might be the opportune time to keep the ball rolling and visit the underrated Ice Men for an icy...
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    Re: Best cologne for a 14 1/2 year old?

    Diesel's Fuel For Life. Raspberry & Liquorice. The opposite of an aquatic. Sweet and delicious. Cool-a$$ bottle. Looks great on the shelf. Your in good hands with an Annick Mennardo creation
    ...
  86. Re: Winter fragrances that do surprisingly well in the summer heat !?

    Pure Havane has a certain freshness to it

    Black Aoud in the summer is fantastic. There is just something about rose in summer that just works.
    I try to get away with only a half spray though.
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    Re: Versace Dreamer - Worth a Look?

    Based on your likes listed, it doesn't seem like a good match, but you will never know unless you sample it
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    Re: Your Summer Go-To 2013

    Mugler Cologne or L' Eau d'Issey Summer 2012
  89. Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    agreed Gucci

    Such a fall from grace
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    Re: Encre Noire: Eau Hell No!

    Marquis, do you enjoy other vetiver fragrances?
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    Re: Favorite Wood Fragrances

    #1 Serge Lutens Fille en Aguilles - pine

    Gucci Pour Homme - cedar, campfire
  92. Re: Fragrance you've been stopped in the street wearing

    Body Kouros :coolold:
  93. Thread: orange and mint

    by Riley
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    Re: orange and mint

    Without a doubt, you are looking for Xerjoff 1861.

    The most natural mint and citrus scented frag on the market. Great longevity for a citrus frag too :thumbsup:

    Expensive to say the least but...
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    Re: New Fragrance: DSQUARED² Potion Blue Cadet

    Sounds nice and woody. Looking forward to sniffing it :smiley:

    I hope they improved the projection on this one though
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    Re: Rum based fragrances

    Another nod towards Guerlain Homme Intense :thumbsup:
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    Re: You can only have 10!

    Pure Havane
    Mugler Cologne
    A*Men
    Ice Men
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Back to Black
    Neroli Portofino
    Black Aoud
    L'Eau d'Issey Myake Pour Homme
    Frederic Malle L'Eau d'Hiver
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    Re: New cologne for work.

    Tom Ford's Neroli Portofino and Mugler Cologne.

    Both are non offensive, great longevity and extremely uplifting and fresh-clean
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    Re: L de Lolita Lempicka - do you guys wear it?

    It has an awesome dry down. If males can wear Musc Ravageur they can wear L. They share the same chassis just different body.
  99. Re: Angel B Men for $15 dollars. shipping included. Crazy deal!

    Sketchy :huh: but it is common for B*Men to be fetched at that low price.

    Great bang for the buck
  100. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Noooooooooo, not my LIDGE.

    Please, have mercy :sad:
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