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  1. Re: Would you wear a fragrance that smelled like dookie if everybody else loved it?

    Preach brotha!
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    Poll: Re: List A or List B?

    B for me
  3. Re: Millesime Imperial smells fantastic... but isnt it too Feminine?

    No.
  4. Re: NEW : Maison Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Celestia

    Can't wait!
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    Re: Dangers of Fragrances?

    And gluten free.
  6. Re: Name your one favorite male or unisex powdery fragrance besides DH or DHI

    I'm one of the few who say this around here but I absolutely adore Midnight in Paris.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd October, 2016

    Today is a Tuscan Leather type of day.
  8. Thread: Downtime

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    Re: Downtime

    Thank you for all that you do for us!
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    Re: Any scents that smell of forest?

    French Lover smells like a deciduous forest to me.
  10. Re: Ok, it's official for me. Creed's Virgin Island Water = Suntan Lotion

    Yup. It's a fun scent but I find I always reach for this one when it's uncomfortably hot outside.
  11. Re: Predict Them Now: Fragrances That Will Be Discontinued and Sell for Big Bucks on eBay in 3 Years

    Dior Homme Intense
  12. Re: Where to spray if only one spray is needed in a strong fragrance ?

    I usually do one right where the two collar bones come together.
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    Re: Beast mode fragrances

    I've had pretty good longevity with Midnight in Paris but it may not be a "cheapie"
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    Re: Help with wedding day Scent

    GIT for the wedding and Oud Wood for the night out. Congrats!
  15. Re: It's cheap, it's crude, it's simple, it's common, but you can't get enough of it!

    I like Drakkar Noir.
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    Re: Tom Ford Performance?

    Noir de Noir lasts forever on me. I think most of the private blends I've tried have beast mode longevity,
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    Poll: Re: Are you a "bargain snapper?"

    Because if I don't buy it, it's like I'm losing money.
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    Re: Top 10 Unisex Fragrances?

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
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    Re: The Best Part of being a Frag-Head

    Yes that's my experience as well haha. Whenever I have company over, they always look at my collections and that's when I've heard them say they prefer their guy with a signature scent. Granted these...
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    Re: The Best Part of being a Frag-Head

    Even though my gal pals love my fragrances, they've said they'd like a guy with one scent to associate with him. Sure it's a case by case basis but that's just been my experience.
  21. Re: Your favourite bottle ever in terms of design?

    For me it's got to be Gucci PH I and II. Elegant looking and heavy to make sure you know it's not a cheap design. Also a big fan of MIP but for me it's too close to
    Eau des Merveilles. Another good...
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    Re: Date fragrances?

    1 Million
  23. Re: Let's settle this once and for all: Does rubbing "kill the molecules" or not?

    Haha yes! Classic line from Al. And no, molecules are not living creatures. Not gonna kill anything by rubbing.
  24. Re: You have $500 name the 5 frags you will buy with it

    Hahaha! That's probably my response too!
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    Re: Tom Ford Designer Fragrances

    Tf gv!
  26. Re: Shop Assistants That Know Absolutly Nothing...

    Exactly. Not sure what BNers are expecting. We are literally the 1% of the population that obsess over every single reformulation, every note, every source of essential oils/oud. That's like going to...
  27. Thread: Bond and MFK

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    [CONUS] Bond and MFK

    I'm moving across the country in 2 weeks. I'd like to lighten the load. Pics available upon request. Shipping included.

    50ml Bond No 9 Brooklyn- ~50% with cap NO box. $45
    70ml MFK Aqua...
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    Re: What is the best TOM FORD fragrance?

    For me it's Noir de Noir and Grey Vetiver
  29. Re: Smells similar to Chrome but less linear and synthetic?

    As soon as I saw the title, the first to pop into my head was this one.
  30. Re: Poor Mr. Burberry, maybe they should rename him Frankenstein.....

    Gotta try this one as I like Mr. Kurkdjian's creations. Burberry to me usually makes slightly above average designer fragrances.
  31. Re: Which "genres" do you consider are basic in a wardrobe?

    Aquatic
    Oriental
    Fougere
    Rose
    Floriental
    Gourmand
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    Re: Non Citrus Summer Fragrance

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver would be a great summer fragrance. It's clean and fresh. Any vetiver would be worth checking out.
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    Re: Thoughts after being away for 2 years

    Good to see you back! I remember you having some very vocal opinions on this site (i mean that with the utmost respect). Looking forward for some more discussions!
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    Re: The (Almost) All-Niche Turning Point

    Agreed. I'm 100% certain in a double blind sniff test, niche won't be giving you "much better" enjoyment than designers. Don't take that as a personal attack but I'm sure we've all gone through a...
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    [CONUS] Re: Moving out sale

    Bump.
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    Re: Benchmark Rose Oud Combo

    Not sure about others but Rose d'Arabie is my go-to rose oud combo. I like Noir de Noir too but it goes above and beyond the oud and rose so I can't use that as my "benchmark."
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    Re: Simple Kurkdjian question...

    Oh my goodness. I'm cringing in my desk. GAAHHH.
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    Re: Which Should be my next Mancera?

    I have a sample of Kumkat Wood. Very pleasant. I'd give that one a sniff.
  39. Re: Do you ever get an urge to buy backup(s) of a newly released fragrance?

    I've got too many bottles already. I can't imagine using two, if I can't even finish one.
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    [CONUS] Moving out sale

    I'm moving across the country in a month. I'd like to lighten the load. Pics available upon request. Shipping included.

    50ml Bond No 9 Brooklyn- ~50% with cap NO box. $50
    70ml MFK Aqua...
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    Re: NEW : VCA Midnight in New York

    I adore MiP. I want to try this one. Wished it was available right now.
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    Re: 1 Million, My New Date Scent.

    Exactly my sentiments.
  43. Poll: Re: Armani Prive Rose d'Arabie vs Kilian Rose Oud

    Year and a half later and I'm all about Rose d'Arabie!
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    Re: Your favorite tropical scents

    Another for VIW. Not the most "inspiring", "groundbreaking", "daring" but it's really fun to wear!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th March, 2016

    http://www.fragreviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/aoud-cafe.jpg
  46. Re: I finally found a fragrance that is versatile AND interesting to myself.

    Gucci Pour Homme II is definitely a winner in every respect. One of the most versatile IMO
  47. Re: Solicited some girls opinions on several popular frags today ... their feedback inside

    Great insight! Reminds me of Street Scents with Al. It's always interesting to see what "normal" people think of our preferences.
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    Re: Sea Worthy Fragrance

    Another for Sel Marin. Try Horizon by Guy Laroche as well.
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    Re: Chicago Fragrance Fun

    Chicago is great! Glad you had a pleasant experience!
  50. Re: The most perfect scent you've ever experienced? Only one mind....I'm watching you.

    For me it'd have to be Grey Vetiver. I have others that I wear more often obviously but this is one that I think can't be improved on.
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    Re: What is your go to Date Fragrance?

    Gucci Pour Homme II and Hemingway have been pretty busy my last few dates.
  52. Re: Midnight in Paris Edp : really gem or good mainstream?

    I adore this mainstream gem although I know not many other BNers agree. I prefer this to Bulgari Black. The burnt rubber accord didn't sit well with me. Although with MiP, the burnt rubber accord is...
  53. Re: fragrances that people cannot be indifferent of

    Musc Kublai Khan is pretty polarizing.
  54. Re: How is Dior Homme Intense in term of compliments?

    Too funny!

    I have gotten many compliments with this from females both random and friends. In my mid 20’s for what it's worth.
  55. Re: What are your favorite "suit and tie" fragrances?

    TF Grey Vetiver or Noir de Noir
    Rose d'Arabie
    Dior Homme Intense
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    Re: Vanilla/Amber/Cinnamon fragrance for Men

    I concur with Musc Ravageur and 5 O'clock au Gingembre by Serge Lutens but you have to like ginger for that one.
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    Re: The SWEETEST frags you can think of?

    Love Don't Be Shy By Kilian. Sickeningly sweet.
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    Re: New Lacoste L!ve

    I agree. It's not a masterpiece by any means but it's a pleasant mass crowd scent.
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    Re: What exactly is a "beginner's fragrance"?

    Something easy to like and is simple enough to give the wearer a good introduction into a certain note or family.
  60. Re: Dior Homme intense: impressions of the general public

    Hit or miss. I've noticed that the "misses" tend to happen when I first apply it and the "hits" occur when they smell me later in the day.
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    Re: Old Church Interior Fragrance

    Gucci Pour Homme I always gave me a feeling of an old church
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    Re: Basenotes is going to make me Bankrupt

    I remember someone a while back (I think Buysblind? or puddle monkey?) saying something like, "The kids can starve tonight. If they complain, I'll spray a gourmand in the face" or something to that...
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    Re: Youtube reviewer rant

    Back when I first started this hobby, I relied almost exclusively on YT reviews. Now I read posts on BN of people I trust and share similar tastes with. The youtube reviews are getting ridiculous now.
  64. Re: Voleur de Roses L`Artisan Parfumeur, how is it?

    Literally smells like a wet rose garden right after a storm. Wet, earthy, lush, beautiful.
  65. [CONUS] End of summer clear out (Bond, TdC, Lalique, & more)

    Trying to get rid of fragrances I no longer reach for as much. Prices include shipping. Paypal F/F only. Pics available upon request.

    $13 100ml Lalique Encre Noire ~90% with cap/box SOLD
    $18 50ml...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris edp

    I adore this one. I have DHI as well as MiP EDP. I don't think it's redundant to own both. Both are powdery but DHI is an iris and vanilla fragrance while MIP more of a lemoney floral tea with...
  67. Re: Recommend a versatile niche scent that smell nice from the start til the end

    MDCI Invasion Barbare
  68. Re: What was your first fragrance that you bought for yourself that was marketed for women?

    Jardin d'Amalfi
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    Re: What do you say/do when you get complimented?

    I normally say, "Thanks. Always appreciate the compliment!"
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    Re: Do You Want Other to Smell You???

    Sums up my thoughts.
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    Re: Is midnight in paris a people pleaser

    I've gotten a few compliments on this one but I wouldn't label it as a crowd pleaser.
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    Re: Just acquired Grey Vetiver...

    I love this stuff. I used to hate it because I liked my vetivers harsh and green like EN but since then GV has become my favorite vetiver.
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    Re: New *2015* mancera black prestigium

    Looks promising. Can't wait to try it out!
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    Re: sweet tobacco

    Back to Black and Chergui would be my recommendations.
  75. Re: Help me to pick fragrances for a wedding event.

    Grey Vetiver
  76. Thread: Dior dilemma

    by tonghpafu
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    Re: Dior dilemma

    Ambre Nuit for me.
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    Re: Best dior privee

    I've only smelled Ambre Nuit so I can't comment on others but I'll put a good word in for Ambre Nuit
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    Re: Best Niche For College

    Another for Chergui
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    Re: Do people REALLY care about your scent?

    Hence all the IFRA restrictions and reformulations. I would much rather put on something stinky and legit than something that smells amazing but fake.
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    Re: Do people REALLY care about your scent?

    I don't care what others think in terms of it being fake or real but I know I care and ultimately that's the only thing that matters.
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    Re: Help me decide

    Ambre Narguille!
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    Re: First "rose" purchased

    My favorite rose oud combo hands down. You made a great choice!
  83. Re: Scents that basenotes forgot (or lost momentum)

    I don't see Pure Distance M mentioned ever anymore.
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    Invasion Barbare- Barbershop King
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    Re: An Oud For Beginners

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir. Good luck on your journey!
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    Poll: Re: Fig, Fig and Fig...Which one is for you?

    I've only tried Premiere Figuier and Philosykos so of the two, I liked Philosykos better.
  87. Thread: Harry Potter

    by tonghpafu
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    Re: Harry Potter

    Encre noir in the chamber of secrets.
  88. Thread: Rive Gauche

    by tonghpafu
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    Re: Rive Gauche

    My friends who are not well versed in fragrances (sometimes those are the people we have to pay attention to) say it smells a lot like their grandfather, sort of like Old Spice, Brut, etc.
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    Re: NEW: John Varvatos Dark Rebel

    Sounds like it's trying to do a little bit of everything with those notes. Let's see how it pans out for them.
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    Re: Got a sweet tooth

    Love Don't Be Shy by Kilian. SUUUUPPPERR sweet.
  91. Re: Opinions on Creed Millesime 1849... for a 17 Year Old

    Depends on why you want to wear it. If you're looking to attract girls, then don't buy it. But if you enjoy wearing it for the sake of wearing it, then go ahead! Although if high school is anything...
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    Re: Best Dior fragrance?

    Dior is a house that consistently makes amazing scents. For me, my favorite (not best) are DHI, Ambre Nuit, and Fahrenheit.
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    Re: MFK Oud series

    I like the original Oud the best. It's a sweet candy-like oud. I didn't care much for the Oud mood series. I liked Silk the most of the group but the rose oud combo has been done to death and I much...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    Just put my order in for L'Artisan Amour Nocturne today....
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur - Rose Privée (2015)

    Any one else tried this since June?
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    Poll: Re: Should Creed update their bottle design?

    They should update a lot of things.
  97. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Hit up the local Barney's today. I sampled pretty much the entire L'Artisan line. They've got plenty to like but my wallet is only so thick!
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    Re: Finally got TdH, what a gem :)

    A fantastic scent for all occasions and seasons!
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    Re: best warm comforting designer fragrance?

    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Yves Saint Laurent Opium
    Mancera Aoud Cafe
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragnance

    La Nuit. Pleasant. Non-offensive. Easy to like by most. Good luck!
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