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    Re: Fragrance that smells like Cherry Coke

    I agree with Escada Magnetism suggestion. More grape than cherry though. If you want something current, I will chime in with Prada Luna Rossa Extreme. Cola vibe, just not cherry
  2. Re: Looking For A Great *Designer* Coffee Cologne - Any Recommendations?

    Escada's Casual Friday ☕️
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    Poll: Re: The battle of the Vetivers

    Tough call in choosing a favourite. All 3 are fantastic

    Each one has a different supporting cast. Just depends on the mood at the time in choosing one of these
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    Re: What is your favorite vanilla fragrance for men

    Givenchy Pi & Bvlgari Black
  5. Thread: For Honolulu ?

    by Riley
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    Re: For Honolulu ?

    Dior Homme Cologne (2013) :thumbsup:

    Have a great trip
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    Re: Barbershop Fragrances?

    Another one for Rive Gauche. Beautiful shave cream scent

    :thumbsup:
  7. Thread: which woody?

    by Riley
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    Poll: Re: which woody?

    Wonderwood is in my wardrobe and I love it. It's unabashedly Woody. A real saw dust experience
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    Re: most worn May 2016

    1 Black Afgano by Nasomatto 4 wears

    2 A*Men: Le Gôut du Parfum / The Taste of Fragrance by Thierry Mugler 3 wears

    3. Jardins d'Amalfi by Creed 2 wears

    4. Dior Homme Cologne...
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    Re: Best Honey Tobacco Fragrance

    Another nod towards Back to Black :thumbsup:
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    Re: Your greatest blind buy!

    Black Afgano :thumbsup:

    Price and based on the reviews ... It was quite the gamble but it turned out for the best, as it is in my top 3 of all time fragrances
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    Re: Your favorite fresh spicy/woody fragrance?

    Kenzo Jungle Homme

    Fresh lime and cedar wood
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    Re: Shop Assistants That Know Absolutly Nothing...

    I feel fragrance sales is a flawed business model. It puts the SA in a conflict of interest with the customer
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    Re: Name a surprisingly wonderful cheap fragrance

    Mugler Cologne :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th May, 2016

    Earlier today

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    finishing off today with some LIDGE

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    Re: Hydraulic Oil/Old Elevators

    Comme des Garcons Series 6 Synthetic: Garage Comme des Garcons for women and men
  16. Re: Millesime Imperial: How's the Performance For You?

    I get about 8 hours but I don't get the melon top everyone speaks of :huh:
    I am not sure it's a batch variation deal thing going on here

    I wish I did because that sounds like one of the...
  17. Thread: I'm in love!

    by Riley
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    Re: I'm in love!

    Tobacco Vanille had the same effect on me. Mind blowing juice for sure. Tom Ford is a great house.
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    Re: Most worn April 2016

    Silver Mountain Water and Jardin D'Amalfi were my most worn.

    Creed's scents are perfect for Spring
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    Re: Fragrances your other half hates

    Marc Jacobs Bang, is too peppery for my other half and Guccci Pour Homme she has complained it smelled too much like campfire and cigars
    :sad:
  20. Thread: Freshly cut wood

    by Riley
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    Re: Freshly cut wood

    #3 Comme de Garçon Wonderwood :thumbsup:

    It's like being in a wood shop with saws chopping wood all around you
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    Poll: Re: Best of Thierry Mugler A*men line

    Batman vs Superman

    Pure Havane Pure Malt

    My money is on Pure Havane
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    Re: Any houses you have yet to try?

    Heeley and Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: What's the best cedarwood fragrance?

    + Creed's Royal Oud :thumbsup:
  24. Re: Method to the madness? Your buying patterns and tricks!

    If I could do it over I would pursue decants over bottles and I would only buy for the actual bottle itself in some instances for display purposes.

    You would be surprised how long 10 ml's will...
  25. Re: Recommend a heavy sea note fragrance similar to ADG

    Yep Blvgari Aqua :thumbsup:
  26. Re: L´Eau d Issey... What´s your current opinion on this?

    I've been busting out the summer versions already this Spring.

    My original from 2012 only lasts a couple of hours. Horrible longevity which leaves you wanting more
  27. Re: Do I need Bond No. 9 New Haarlem? I own Rochas Man, Pure Tonka, MJ Legend..

    FragranceX has New Harleem 50 ml or 100 ml for sale. You don't have to worry about counterfeit. Bought mine through them, and happy with it
  28. Re: Do I need Bond No. 9 New Haarlem? I own Rochas Man, Pure Tonka, MJ Legend..

    I feel it is warranted pursuing this scent.
    The dry down New Harleem is where the magic truly happens. At the end of the day, it's a patchouli scent.

    If your a fan of this note, you will...
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    Re: A Question Regarding Black Afgano...

    This one is in my wardrobe. I have to be in the mood to wear it

    My overall impression of it is a green patchouli and fresh leaf tobacco.

    My friend borrowed a wearing of it out one night,...
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    Re: A Question Regarding Black Afgano...

    Po Po wearing the Afgano
  31. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Monday, March 7th, 2016

    Mugler's Pure Tonka 😜
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    Re: New signature scent and new club fragrance

    Sounds like you are a good candidate for a Creed.

    Original Santal for the club. I would describe it as a soft cinnamon. Aventus has the nice fresh pineapple note.

    The reason I'm suggesting...
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    Re: Clubbing/Nights Out fragrance for summer

    #1 Armani Code Profumo :thumbsup:
  34. Re: How often do you wear the same scent more than one or two days in a row, and which scents?

    Sometimes I find myself in the pocket or groove with one fragrance.

    It's usually LeMale, Pure Havane, Gris Clair and Givenchy Play Intense :smiley:
  35. Re: So what is your process for picking out your scent of the day?

    It's completely random but I think weather and my activity for the day really drives my choices. Also I consider the setting or environment I am going to be in
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    Re: Guerlain Homme L'Eau Alternative?

    I don't find Guerlain Homme L'Eau Boisee that far removed from L'Eau.
    If your interested FragranceX is selling Boisee for a good price
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    Re: YSL La Nuit Edition Art; is this fake?

    The collectors edition is currently on sale at Sephora up here in Canada
  38. Re: The slow destruction of YSL fragrances by L'Oreal

    The marketing strategy and philosophy has done a 360 from Guerlain's philosophy which was to get them when they are young, and you have captured a customer for life. Today there appears to be no...
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    Re: Best projection spring / summer scent

    Tom Ford's Neroli Portofino
  40. Thread: Fun fragrance

    by Riley
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    Re: Fun fragrance

    Burberry The Weekend
    Lacoste Challenge
    Mugler's Ice Men and Womanity
    LeMale
  41. Re: Fragrances you love/enjoy, but you're not sure where or when to wear them? or are scared to?

    I find Serge Lutens scents have this effect on me. I really have to put some thought and effort in plotting when and where I plan on wearing one. It's not like a Mugler Cologne or a Dior Homme...
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    Re: Best Authentic Lavender Scent

    Serge Lutens Gris Clair

    Fresh laundry drying on a clothesline above a smouldering campfire that's just gone out
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    Re: What is Your 10/10

    Mugler's Pure Havane
    Pure Malt
    Armani Code Ultimate

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Why has Le Male vanished from basenotes lately?

    SOTD: LeMale :smiley:

    Happens to rank 6th on my most worn list
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    Re: Most Disappointing Blind Buys?

    Personally, I got to say ... L' Eau Bleue d' Issey Pour Homme

    #scrubber

    :sad:
  46. Thread: Angel Men/A*Men

    by Riley
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    Re: Angel Men/A*Men

    Same experience here
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    Re: Today's Essential Leather Fragrances?

    Guerlain's Cuir Beluga
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    Re: Your favourite energy boosting fragrances

    Dior Homme Cologne 2013

    :smiley:
    ^^^
    Me after I spray it on
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    Re: Kenzo Jungle Pour Homme question

    I wear dougczar's version. I find it be a fresh, spicy scent. Lime overtop cedar.

    To my nose its predominately an authentic cedar scent.

    Bonus, cool bottle
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    Re: Best natural cinnamon?

    I think your looking for Rousse by Serge Lutens. Smells like natural cinnamon bark. A woody aspect to it
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    Re: My fragrance journey so far...

    Welcome to Basenotes

    I enjoyed reading your impressions and thoughts on these fragrances. Always makes for an interesting read. I appreciate your candour.
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    Re: What is your favorite CLEAN scent?

    Dior Homme Cologne (2013) :thumbsup:
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    Re: Amen pure leather

    If you want the notes amped up in A*Men then buy Pure Leather. It's basically got richer chocolate and coffee notes.
  54. Re: Suggestions for someone who's been gone a long time

    Prada Luna Rossa Extreme

    A nice, fresh, Woody / Coca Cola scent
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    Re: favorite eucalyptus ?

    #1 :thumbsup:
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    Re: Scents that basenotes forgot (or lost momentum)

    Burberry London and John Varvatos Vintage

    They always made the Top Ten lists, especially around Thanksgiving and Christmas
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    Re: Best "just showered" fragrance

    Another vote

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

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    Dior Homme Cologne 2013

    :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st July 2015

    YSL L'Homme :thumbsup:
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    Re: Powdery soap fragrance with green notes?

    Creed Himilaya :thumbsup:
  61. Re: 2 Designer fragrances released from 2010-2015 that are a must have

    D2 Potion

    Pure Havane

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Cancer treatment and perfumes. Help?

    Get well soon and all the best to you

    :smiley:
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver Extreme

    Vetiver Extreme has a mossy vibe to it. Also has incense in it instead of tobacco
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    Re: Fruity Surprises: Recommend me more

    If you can still find it, M7 Fresh might fit the bill. Fruit over a wood chassis. It reminds one of fruit loops
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    Re: Patchouli Base on Office-Friendly Scent

    #3 :thumbsup:
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    Re: Favorite Tea Fragrance?

    Bulgari Pour Homme and Gucci Pour Homme ii
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    Re: Carolina Herrera "Herrera for Men"

    I like the tobacco in this one. I get caramel in the dry down. It's a good one

    :smiley:
  68. Re: Proraso Sensitive Skin Anti-Irritation Pre-Shave Cream

    I would say menthol mixed with green tea
  69. Re: Would you consider Fahrenheit to be a "fresh" fragrance?

    I would say it leans more towards "green" than "fresh"
  70. Re: Your top 3 most used fragrances in the past 2 years

    Mugler Cologne
    Pure Havane
    Pure Malt

    :cool:
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    Re: Favorite fruity fragrance

    For me, it's M7 Fresh :cool:

    It's got this cool fruit loop vibe to it
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    Re: Neroli by Brian Eno

    Brian Eno produced one of my all time favorite albums, U2's Joshua Tree

    Adam Clayton the bassist for U2 is a fragrance efficianado as well. He loves incense and sandalwood frags according to his...
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    Re: Bourbon Drinkers?

    Baldessarini Ambre is worth a try

    Awesome fragrance, and cheap too
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    Re: Most underrated/overrated

    Most overrated: YSL's La Nuit
    It's just a good fragrance that somehow manages to find its way on to lists all the time

    Most underrated: YSL's Body Kouros
    How cotton candy can smell so complex...
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    Re: The very worst of 2014

    Bvlgari Man in Black & Guerlain L'Homme Ideal just didn't do it for me

    :coolold:
  76. Re: What was your First Fragrance that triggered collecting?

    Acqua Di Gio pushed me down the rabbit hole

    :coolold:
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    Re: Favorite Perfumer?

    As it turns out ... Personally it would be Alberto Morillas, the king of fresh, followed by Jacques Cavallier and Annick Menardo.

    I have huge respect for others who have created some of my faves...
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    Re: The very best of 2014

    Mugler's Pure Wood

    it was nice to see a release that was different enough from the other flankers in the Pure series

    :coolold:
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    Re: Just want to say......

    Merry Christmas Basenotes

    It's been another great year hanging out with you all

    :smiley:
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    Re: A nice little score...

    That's awesome. Enjoy :smiley:
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    Re: please delete this thread

    The thread that never was

    :cheesy:
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    Re: suggest top 4 frags out of 10

    Good frags you have listed there, but I cringe at the thought of wearing most of them in your climate
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    Re: Most minty fragrance

    #1 Fresca is an Awesome mint fragrance with a little grass mixed in there to

    #1 Lacoste Booster
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    Re: Lit pipe tobbaco frag?

    I find the dry down of Armani frags (Code, Diamonds, Attitude & Extreme) resemble lit tobacco in the air and on fabric

    :coolold:
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    Re: Pure Havane or Bentley Intense?

    If you enjoy Pure Malt & A*Men, I think you will enjoy Pure Havane. Ranks highly in the flanker department. It's all about the cherry, honey & tobacco and bonus, it can be worn all year round too...
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    Poll: Re: Chanel Egoiste or Guerlain Heritage

    Heritage, it's an interesting composition of notes being played out at different volumes
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    Poll: Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Good idea. Pure Wood seems to be one of those flankers that the more one wears it over time, the more one likes it and really appreciate what a great fragrance it is

    :coolold:
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    Re: Your favorite L'Occitane

    I keep coming back to Eau des Baux as my favorite out of the ones I have smelled over there at L'Occitane .
    Verdon is not too shabby either. Nice refreshing peppermint note in that one
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    Re: Armani Code ......

    Honestly, I would rank this one in my Top 5 of all time scents.

    I love the sweet powder n woods combo. I would agree its synthetic in all it's projection but at the end of the day it's...
  90. Re: The first Creed fragrance you smelled, and your reaction.

    Silver Mountain Water. At the time, I was a fragrance noob when I sniffed it, and I remember thinking that it wasn't possible for a fragrance to smell this great.

    Then the SA told me the price. I...
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    Re: RIP, Eau Des Baux

    I like to read this thread every now and then for the comedy. It's truly hilarious

    :rolleyesold::vrolijk_26::thumbsup:;):lolk::dankk2:
  92. Re: Angel - Never thought I would be an Angel lover!

    I have great respect for it. Such a ground breaking fragrance

    :coolold:
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    Re: Your first love...

    That would be Lagerfeld Classic. What a powder bomb that was

    :coolold:
  94. Re: What is the best smelling fragrance from Ralph Lauren's "Polo" line?

    Polo Black & Blue are my favorites even though projection and longevity is lacking on them

    Polo Extreme Sport was good too. I wore it in the nineties and remember it being a pepper bomb
    ...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    I don't know how Mugler does it but they have added another addictive flanker to the series. Mugler manages to present another wood fragrance but with their own cartoonish-spin on this note, in only...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    http://manface.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Thierry-Mugler-Amen-Pure-Wood-3.jpg

    Mugler Pure Wood
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

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    Armani Code Ultimate
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    Re: best tobacco scent?

    My favorite Tobacco scents

    Pure Havane
    Back To Black
    Dolce Gabanna Pour Homme
    Versace Dreamer
    Carolina Herrera For Men

    :coolold:
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    Re: Your Top 3 Designer Fragrances?

    Currently:

    Mugler Pure Wood
    Armani Code Ultimate
    Armani Attitude Extreme

    :coolold:
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

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    La Nuit de L' Homme
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