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  1. Re: Imaginary Authors - A City On Fire: how prominent are the dark berries?

    Background.
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    Re: How many sprays of Le Labo's Santal 33?

    If you have to ask, you'll never know...
  3. Re: Chanel Sycomore: Lots of Negative and Unusual Complements

    Wow, those reactions seem pretty extreme. How many sprays do you typically use?
  4. [US + CANADA] Re: 12/12 SALES: Tom Ford, Heeley, Amouage vintage, Matriarch, Hermessence, Profumum, Varvatos + Mor

    Weekly update
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    [US + CANADA] Re: 12/12 Niche Decants for Swap

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    Re: Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics

    Or if they actually ship you what you ordered ... and fixed their mistakes (or even responded to you) when they screw you out of money. But I digress.
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    [US + CANADA] Re: 11/27 Niche Decants for Swap

    Weekly bump
  8. [US + CANADA] Re: 12/5 SALES: Tom Ford, Heeley, Amouage vintage, House of Matriarch, Profumum, Bond 9, Dali, Varva

    Updated for the week!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I also haven't received shipping confirmation of any kind, after ordering a week ago, so we're in the same boat...
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    MiN was supposedly sending me a sample package of this line two weeks ago. As of today, still nothing has shown up. I'm quickly losing interest...
  11. Re: New Canadian perfume house "Zoologist Perfumes"

    Phoenicia uses real dear musk in their Oud Taiga scent, for what it's worth...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yes, the P+O in the new bottle is nearly identical to the older EDP. You can only get the extrait in the discontinued marble bottles.
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    [US + CANADA] Re: 11/27 Niche Decants for Swap

    Bump!
  14. Re: Pure distance M vs Amoutage Epic man vs Amoutage celebration XXV

    One spray of M is really all you need, which projects well and lasts forever ... so the 17.5ml bottle should give you nearly 175 wearings. Unless it's the only scent you ever wear, I wouldn't know...
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    Re: New Creed sprayer, sprays less?

    They went to these for all bottles produced at some point within the past year. The sprayer head is shorter, and it does spray less than the older heads.
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    Re: PID # works the same as tracking?

    Yes, it works as a tracking number and is included on the receipt for all packages that you pay for at the counter. They just want to take your extra dollar in order to change the letters "PID" to...
  17. Re: New Canadian perfume house "Zoologist Perfumes"

    I have samples of these on the way and can't wait to try them. Victor Wong is the creator of this house, and he's a really great guy.
  18. Re: Min NY - Why are we not talking about this brand?

    That's the one that came to mind for me also. Great recommendation.
  19. Re: Creed - Neiman Marcus "Refill" Event - November 22

    We bumped a year-old thread for this? It's very confusing when you start reading, then realize five minutes later that all the initial posts were in regards to an outdated promotion.
  20. Re: Does anyone else like Tom Ford Costa Azzura in the cold weather?

    It seems like it would work well in the colder temperatures, with the wood and vanilla notes that are in there. I may give it a try.
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    Re: Smooth, laid-back, classy scent?

    This is what came to mind for me also.
  22. Re: I can't decide between Sova(Slumberhouse), Black Orchid(Tom Ford), and Opus VI(Amouage)

    Sova is a fantastic scent, but taking versatility into mind, I would have to recommend Opus VI as the one to get.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Great news on the Black Friday sale! I may finally pick up Sadanne at that point, to round out my collection. Thanks for the news, DI!

    As for the packaging, I think the marble bottles made the...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah, this is what really killed me. I previously bought most of my Slumberhouse bottles through Parfum1 (20% off + free shipping). So pulling distribution from them, coupled with the price...
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    ISO: O'Driu samples/decants/bottles

    I've recently begun exploring this line. If anybody has any unneeded samples or decants available, please let me know ... I'd be interested in trying most anything from the men's or unisex lines...
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    [US + CANADA] Re: 11/15 SWAPS: Niche Bottles & Decants

    Weekly bump
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    Re: Anything of interest in cdg as of late?

    Come to think of it ... Anything of interest in CdG since 2Man or Black?
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I think Buysblind is on point with all of his sentiments. It's clear that Slumberhouse has lost some hype/popularity in the past 6-9 months. The level of interest and discussion has really gone...
  29. Re: What would be a fair price for TF Amber Absolute 50 ml?

    $250 is about the fair market value for a NIB 50ml bottle. I wouldn't have purchased bottles at $240 with hopes of reselling them. Overall, after shipping and potentially paying ebay fees, you'll...
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    Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather... Discuss

    The idea is right ... but it's too linear overall, with the raspberry note just too overpowering and lingering. I liked it at first, but it wore me out after a couple of hours. Personally, I like...
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    [US + CANADA] Re: 11/8 Niche & Designer Trades!

    Bump!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 7, 2014

    Creed Royal Oud
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    Sticky: Re: For those who have Aventus z01 2011 batch

    100% agreed.
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    Re: What to do with a fake fragrance.

    Okay, so I've simply got to ask the following questions:

    1. What exactly qualifies as "extensive testing?"
    2. If you can't tell a difference in smell between this one and a retail bottle at...
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    Re: Patchouli with green flavor?

    This is the first thing that came to mind for me too.
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    [US + CANADA] Re: 11/1 Niche & Designer Trades!

    :beer:
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    Re: Fakes in Chanel Boutique!?

    Dude got a bottle with a bad magnet ... and suddenly we're accusing Chanel of selling fake fragrances in their own store, and discussing the possibility of "taking down" the entire company? Wow.
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    Re: Halloween/Holiday Fragrance

    Comme des Garcons Black
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    Re: Cracked bottle help!

    The OP stated that it's a tiny crack that has been there for an undetermined amount of time. Only a couple of drops of juice have managed to bubble through ... clearly it's a very, very tiny...
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    Re: In Box or Out of Box

    I concur with this. It's not as much fun looking at boxes, and it's a pain to get the bottles out every time you want to spray them.
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    Re: Cracked bottle help!

    You could probably put a small drop or two of epoxy or superglue on the outside of the crack to quickly seal it.
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    Re: Is Eau des Baux really discontinued?

    No.
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    Re: Bottle Size and Per Unit Price

    The cost of the bottle, packaging, overhead, etc. is already absorbed into the price of the smaller bottle. So it makes sense that the larger bottle would typically be slightly cheaper per ml. Plus,...
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    Re: Bottle Size and Per Unit Price

    Well, you could look at it as if the smaller bottles are overpriced ... or you could look at it as if the larger bottles are underpriced and actually a better deal. Personally, I choose to look at...
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    Re: What is the average age here?

    I just haven't seen any specific fragrances mentioned in this thread -- just generalities (such as post #46). I'm not judging, just curious...
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    Re: What is the average age here?

    I guess I'll play along ... I'm 35. Although I too wonder to what opinions, specifically, the OP was referring....
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Creed Spice & Wood
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    Re: ORIGINAL SANTAL from frangrancenet.com

    Same here! I wondered where those magazines were coming from...
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    Re: Buying an entire line.

    Yes, I've always struggled with this. It's a bit of a compulsion, but I've gotten better with it and actually split up a lot of my "sets."

    Just wait til you get into some higher-end lines and...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 20, 2014

    Tom Ford Extreme
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    Re: Is there a market?

    There's a market for anything on eBay...
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    Re: Best lemony/citrus fragrance?

    As far as lemon scents go, this one is the best. Remik definitely hit the nail on the head.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 13, 2014

    Tom Ford Moss Breches
  54. Re: Burberry London. Ebay return question. Might get some flak on here. :(

    This is sound advice.
  55. Re: Authentic or fake Tom Ford 100 ml Noir de Noir

    Looks fake to me. They've never made bottles that were taller like that, and the front label appears to be too shiny.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    N is for Norne by Slumerhouse
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    Re: Advise for a mens Rose fragrance....

    Amouage Lyric Man and Creed Windsor are my two personal favorites.
  58. Re: Anything masculine have a predominant Cucumber note?

    I believe Lacoste Essential falls into this category. Tomato leaf and cucumber, if I remember correctly.
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    My feeling as well. I'm a huge vetiver lover, and I have countless vetiver scents. Guerlain is the worst one I've smelled -- I tried very hard to like it, but I just couldn't keep my bottle. Very...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    I wouldn't call it great, but it's definitely a good scent. It's safe, likable, versatile, very office appropriate, and definitely a bit edgier than some of the more "classic" vetivers (I'm looking...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    And Google actually found this listed on the official TF website, but the page now comes up as a dead link. So, it appears as if it was taken down.
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    Very interesting. It's definitely a companion fragrance to the EDP. Here is what NM says about it:

    An invigorating interpretation of the original Tom Ford Grey Vetiver Eau de Parfum.
    Enlivened...
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    No, it was flat rate shipping. Profumum is actually what I ordered from them. They carry those stilo travel bottles, which aren't available in the US. I like those better than the full 100ml...
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    Nope, it was from Celeste Perfumes.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 9, 2014

    Amouage Honor Man
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    I'm now over the three week mark for a shipment from the Netherlands that I've been waiting for. That's not far from Germany.
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    Re: Hermessence: Cuir d'Ange

    Cuir Pleine Fleur is exactly what I thought of, after reading descriptions of this. I'm wondering if they're really different enough to warrant owning both.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

    Clive Christian V for Men
  69. Re: Amouage (Jubilation XXV) - Worth buying anymore?

    Oh, and along those same lines, even the original version of XXV is actually pretty light to the nose -- I find it and Dia to be just about the lightest of all Amouage scents, actually. So saying...
  70. Re: Amouage (Jubilation XXV) - Worth buying anymore?

    There's been a lot of speculation and jumping to conclusions on this, I think. It started off when people swore that Epic was reformulated and much weaker now (I never found the original bottles to...
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    Re: What was your first Niche fragrance?

    Creed Silver Mountain Water was my first.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur
  73. Re: Spending hours on fragrantica and Sephora paid off.

    Yup.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 5, 2014

    Naomi Goodsir Or du Serail ... perfect for the first true autumn weather we've had this season.
  75. Thread: Encre Noir

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    Re: Encre Noir

    :beer:
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    Re: Phoenicia Perfumes: Discussion Thread

    I'm glad this thread popped back up today. Anyone else have thoughts on Oud Taiga, since it's been released for a while now? I've been intrigued since its release, but haven't had an opportunity to...
  77. Re: Spending hours on fragrantica and Sephora paid off.

    Hahahahahahaha...
  78. Thread: Shipping Prefix

    by naylor
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    Sticky: Re: Shipping Prefix

    The only concern I would have is that this would turn into a pretty big prefix ... it's already pretty big, if you just choose US+CAN. It will start to overtake too much of the subject line, in my...
  79. Re: just curious about creed royal exclusives sizes

    I agree, Hednic. Only the two that were considered "men's" scents were given spray tops in this line. All of the tester bottles have sprayers, though, which is why I tracked down a tester version...
  80. Thread: Encre Noir

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    Re: Encre Noir

    Encre Noire doesn't smell like ink, and it's not supposed to. The name is a metaphor ... giving the impression of a dark and thick scent. It's simply a vetiver/cypress scent with some earthiness to...
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    Re: Recommend me a panty dropper for the Fall!

    Okay, I'll go ahead and state the obvious, since you seem to have trouble picking up on the other posters' hints:

    If your primary interests are to find "panty droppers" and "pussy magnets" ......
  82. Re: New house Zoologist Perfumes launches Panda, Beaver and Rhinoceros

    Victor is a member of some of the more active Facebook fragrance groups, so he may very well be a member here also.
  83. Re: just curious about creed royal exclusives sizes

    Most of Creed's exclusive and/or limited releases tend to be released in flacons rather than the standard bottles. I think it's for the purpose of maintaining the exclusivity of those scents.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 3, 2014

    Puredistance Black
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 2, 2014

    Clive Christian C for Men
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Krigler America One
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    Re: Tom Ford - London for women and men

    Nope. And I'm beginning to think that it won't. I'm betting sales weren't great, and it will probably remain a London exclusive that gets discontinued relatively quick.
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    Re: New: John Varvatos Oud

    Don't think it's available yet,but I'm looking forward to trying it too.
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    Re: Is this real? (London Special Edition)

    There were two Special Edition releases of Burberry London ... one in 2008 and one in 2009. They're both different flankers of the original. So, for the record, both Burberry Brit and Burberry...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Prada Infusion d'Homme
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    Re: Cherry pipe tobacco??

    Xerjoff Join the Club - Comandante
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Clive Christian V
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Nasomatto Duro
  94. Thread: Real or No

    by naylor
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    Re: Real or No

    Creed makes the same claim as Bond does, stating that all "grey market" bottles are most definitely fakes. They make that statement because it's in their best interest to do so, but it's absolutely...
  95. Thread: Real or No

    by naylor
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    Re: Real or No

    What, exactly, prompted this call? How do they have your number?
  96. Re: Did I just botch my bottle of Green Irish Tweed by doing this?

    Is this a joke?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Bond No. 9 Wall Street
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    Re: Heeley Cocobello and Creed VIW

    Interesting ... I actually find VIW to be the more feminine of the two.
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    Re: Heeley Cocobello and Creed VIW

    Definitely two different takes on coconut, but both very nice. VIW is more tropical, sweeter, coconut and lime. Coccobello is a greener, more raw coconut scent. I own and love both of them.
  100. Re: I've stopped receiving email notification of PMs

    Yes, I just got a flood of them in my inbox. All good now!
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