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  1. Re: perfume night time that make girl comfortable lying at your shoulder?

    Whatever you want. Just don't overspray. If I was going to choose from your list, I'd pick La Nuit.
  2. Re: Whats a good cologne for the outdoors: camping,fishing,etc

    I've never been one to wear fragrances in the backcountry, but Dsquared He Wood Rocky Mountain Wood seems fitting. It's woody, rugged and pretty darn manly, which seems appropriate in rugged terrain....
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    Re: Psychology of scent

    I wore body Kouros on a date once, my date gave me an amazing kiss in an elevator, then later, her mother decided to argue with me.... I took the bait, I argued, and I won, but it was dang awkward...
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    Re: Prominent cardamom

    I've been tempted to get La Nuit, but now that it's hot outside, I don't know if I'd use it all that often.
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    Prominent cardamom

    I love the smell of cardamom, but, sadly, don't have any cardamom based fragrances. Any suggestions for an elegant fragrance prominently featuring cardamom? I've seen a victorionox limited edition...
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    Re: Warm Summer Date NIGHT Scents

    I was going to say the same thing! I wore Hanae Mori on a date last week and it seemed just about perfect. It was a pretty casual date though... Not exactly a "romantic" evening. Still, for summer...
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    Stats update:
    Terre d'Hermès; 6 mentions
    LIDGE; 5 mentions
    LIDG; 5 mentions
    Rive Gauche; 5 mentions
    Dior Homme; 3 mentions
    Angel Men; 3 mentions
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    Good point, very good point; but I think Touch is pleasant enough to avoid the fate of a fad. It may not end up a classic, but I think it's still got the potential to last. Only time will tell what...
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    Looks like TDH is pulling ahead with five mentions and LIDG is following closely with four. Judging by the notes, I think my vote is for LIDG.
  10. Re: Excluding Creed, Bond, and Tauer - Best all around, year around, niche under $150?

    The under $150 stipulation automatically excludes most Creeds, Bonds and Tauers... ;) Under $150 is pretty difficult to find a niche scent, that's why I don't have any. ;) I have sampled a...
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    I should have done a poll, but that would be limited. From what I've counted, Basenotes' favorite modern classics are, in order:
    L'instant de Guerlain; 4 mentions
    L'instant de Guerlain...
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    I see roadster being a viable option for its bottle alone, it's a work of art.
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    The clash of the modern classics

    I've been thinking about modern classic fragrances and I'll probably end up purchasing one. Three post-millennial fragrances I see as worthy of the title "modern classic " are:
    L'instant de Guerlan...
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    Re: versace dreamer (i have a question)

    Dreamer is the one scent I actively avoid. I bought a sample (like 7 bucks for .17oz) and hated it. There are a ton of people that love it though, definitely get a Sample.
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    Re: 24 hours later, it's still going strong!

    Fire hose ;)
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    24 hours later, it's still going strong!

    I'm pretty impressed with Bulgari PH Extreme, yesterday morning at about 9:00 I applied one spray of Extreme to my upper chest/lower neck and I'm still smelling it! Has anyone else noticed this, or...
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    Re: Dsquared he wood, Burberry Touch similarities

    Okay, a few things:
    1, I haven't smelled either of these
    2, I think people are smelling violet and say they're similar because of that.
    3, I just read something that DSquared2 He wood Rocky...
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    Dsquared he wood, Burberry Touch similarities

    I've heard that Dsquared2 he wood and Burberry touch are similar. Are they close enough to substitute one for the other?
    P.s. From what I've seen, all they share is violet...
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    Re: International pricing

    Sorry! I didn't mean to offend you! It's just that most of the produce I end up eating is from somewhere south of my location. I guess I stereotyped pretty hardcore right there. My bad! Turns out my...
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    Re: International pricing

    Yes, yes it was ;)
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    Re: International pricing

    Ouch! That's more than a little absurd... But hey, you can probably get fruit pretty cheap (as if that could in any way offset a $150 bottle of Bulgari) Good luck!
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    International pricing

    I had never thought about the price of fragrances abroad until I read a post that Dsquared2 He Wood is about $75 for a 1.7oz bottle in England; where I am, I can get a 3.4 ounce tester for $35. That...
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    Re: Thirty dollar throwdown

    Wow! 3.4 testers are going for less than $35...
  24. Re: Looking for a great "tea" scent......helllpppppp me

    Bulgari Extreme gets my vote. I've never tried Soir or Tea for Two, but they have to be pretty excellent to surpass Extreme. Once it dries down it becomes one of my favorite fragrances and it lasts...
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    Re: List your favorite/secret fragrance combinations

    I got bored one day and layered Zirh corduroy and Bogart Witness. I'm pretty happy with the combo.
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    Thirty dollar throwdown

    I have arbitrarily chosen the $30 price point to select a few fragrances to pit against each other. These fragrances are:

    Kouros Tattoo,
    Bulgari Black (2.5oz),
    Dsquared2 He Wood,
    Ted...
  27. Thread: Summer deliveries

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    Summer deliveries

    I recently received a fragrance in the mail on a warm, sunny day and the bottle was pretty hot when I got it out of the box. It ended up smelling perfectly fine and lasted as long as I expected it...
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    Re: Cold, calculating and menacing

    Ha ha ha, I love it!
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    Cold, calculating and menacing

    Which cologne best portrays a cold, calculating, and almost menacing demeanor? I could see having some fun with a scent like that. ;)
  30. Re: New here, looking for a sophisticated but not overpowering college scent

    You might want to try Bulgari Pour Homme Soir. I'm in a similar demographic as you and I've never smelled it on anyone on campus. It doesn't project too much and is said to be well liked by the...
  31. Thread: Chainsaw cologne

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    Re: Chainsaw cologne

    Maybe the SA sprayed a weird variant, or maybe it reacted weird to their test strip. I'm willing to bet it's different on skin, but I'm most definitely picking up pine and chainsaw. Whatever it is...
  32. Thread: Chainsaw cologne

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    Chainsaw cologne

    Alright, so I tested Fahrenheit today and it reminds me of one thing and one thing only; a chainsaw after cutting pine. Anyone else get that?
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    I couldn't agree more! But you never know what sort of awesome things people will point out if you give some odd parameters, such as masculine baby powder. ;) I'm sorry if the title caused some...
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    Touche!
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    Re: *** Free Sample - Ferrari Essence Oud ***

    Congrats topnotchtennis! You won a Ferrari... Fragrance sample ;)
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    Great point! I'm thinking Bulgari Extreme, nothing too brash or loud or blatantly sexy, but pleasant; long lasting and it has a tea note. I've wanted this for a while for other reasons anyways :)
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    Believe me, I've got faith in myself ;) Really, I'm not exactly a slouch. But I do think people in general like as much positive sensory input as possible. I've got looks, a personality and I've got...
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    Re: Friend zone buster?

    Ha ha, I completely agree that it's totally up to me- but really, if a girl smelled exactly like my favorite things; I'd be just that little bit more interested ;) I figure it works both ways. Plus,...
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    Friend zone buster?

    I've been told by a good female friend that she absolutely loves the smells of both tea tree oil and baby powder... Do you know of anything that smells like both of those, yet remains masculine? I'm...
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    Bvlgari extreme, extremely good formal?

    I've heard quite a lot of praise for Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme as a great formal scent. Is it worth a the hype and a buy?
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    Re: In retrospect, I probably shouldn't have...

    In retrospect I probably shouldn't have assumed my newly received bottle Body Kouros was defective and sprayed it many, many times... It turns out my nose just wasn't receptive to it yet. You could...
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    Favorite sweet fragrances

    There's another thread up asking what people's favorite non-sweet fragrances are, I think it was a great idea, but I prefer sweet fragrances. What do you guys like? Personally I'm going to say Body...
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    Re: Wearing Cologne While Working Out ?

    Ha ha, I wear my, "why did I buy this boring fresh scent?", colognes while I work out. Mostly Adidas Ice Dive... It's absolute junk unless I'm sweating, and then it's decent. It's also weak and...
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    Re: Armani Code or Rochas Man?

    I tried Givenchy Play Intense a while ago, and that's supposedly got a major coffee note in it. I didn't really smell that much coffee (which is a good thing), is Rochas Man like that? I don't really...
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    Great formal scents

    I've been going through my collection and I realized I don't really have anything fitting for a more formal situation. I've heard La Nuit De L'Homme is a good formal; I've also heard that Dolce and...
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    Armani Code or Rochas Man?

    Which do you guys prefer? I know that these two aren't exactly close, but I think they're similar enough to pick only one as a favorite.
  47. Re: Long lasting, good projecting, summer fragrance for an 18 year old?

    You guys suggest Body Kouros for summer? I love the stuff, but I've never tried it in the heat.
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    Black Sun opinions

    I was looking for something similar to Armani Code, but different enough to be "original". I came across Salvador Dali's Black Sun. They seem to have no matching notes listed, but over of...
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    Re: Airplane safe fragrances

    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha, Spicebomb.... Do you think I should just toss it in a carry on, or maybe sew a spare pocket somewhere sneaky and hope they don't find it? ;) I'm going to say this is definitely...
  50. Re: What fragrance can you not stop smelling (on purpose) when you wear it?

    Body Kouros
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    Re: Airplane safe fragrances

    I'm thinking I'll do a couple sprays of Voyage before I leave for the airport and call it good. It's pretty inoffensive and with that little amount, and that much time, it should be just about...
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    Re: Airplane safe fragrances

    That was my plan ;) Actually, spraying that amount of Le male is probably considered an act of terrorism; airplane or not ;)
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    Airplane safe fragrances

    What are some fragrances that would work well in a cramped aluminum tube speeding from one end of the country to the other at 30,000 feet? I'm guessing Kouros or Joop probably don't make it on the...
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    Re: Burberry Brit Summer

    I'd always hoped they'd come out with a summer variant, and like >boomer<, I can't wait to try it! The listed notes seem pleasant enough.
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    Re: Vacation Fragrance

    I've never heard of Geir, I'll have to check it out, it sounds interesting!
  56. Poll: Re: Ed Hardy Love & Luck for Men vs Nautica Voyage vs Chrome Legend vs Sean John Unforgivable

    I'm surprised at how well Love and Luck is doing
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    Re: Vacation Fragrance

    Thanks for the advice! I was leaning towards Voyage and that opinion has been reinforced. I didn't know they had fragrance shops in epcot, I'll have to check those out!
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    Vacation Fragrance

    Next week I'm going to Florida (Disneyworld) for spring break, and I'm trying to pick which fragrances to bring. As far as fresh scents, or scents for warm weather, go; I've got: Perry Ellis 360 red,...
  59. Re: Pick a number between 1-500 win a Chanel Allure Blanche sample.

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  60. Thread: Best perfumier

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    Re: Best perfumier

    Agreed. Poor wording aside, I'd love to know Basenotes favorite perfumier.
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    Re: What is your favourite "bargain bin" fragrance?

    For winter, YSL Body Kouros. For summer, Nautica Voyage. Both awesome and cheap.
  62. Thread: Best perfumier

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    Best perfumier

    I'm thinking the best perfumier could be Annick Menardo, mostly because of Body Kouros. It could be Maurice Roucel too... Who do you guys think is the best?
  63. Thread: Leather

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    Leather

    I was thinking about what the perfect cologne would be a few days ago, I decided it would be leathery, peppery and fresh. Any suggestions for existing scents along these lines?
  64. Thread: Burberry the Beat

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    Burberry the Beat

    I was looking for a peppery, fresh, leathery fragrance and I came across Burberry The Beat. It seems to match pretty well with what I am a looking for. I found a bottle online that looks exactly like...
  65. Thread: Online Shopping

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    Where to get colognes online?

    There are a lot of online cologne retailers like fragrancex, perfumania, fragrancenet, and handfulls more. Which of these are trustworthy? All or at least most of these offer pretty good deals, but...
  66. Thread: Scent pyramid

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    Scent pyramid

    Before I decided to use cologne, I used old spice after hours body spray. And since all of my colognes have scent pyramids and are completely different from after hours, I want to know what notes it...
  67. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    I tried BK again today, and oh man! I smell good! So glad I bought this! It most definitely lives up to the hype.
  68. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    I totally didn't notice that til you mentioned it, but you're right! For me it's really faint, and it smells more like celery seed or celery that's been dried (no I've never smelled dried celery)...
  69. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    Can I say I imagined that in like Sigourne Weaver voice and that it was awesome? Anyways, I haven't picked up on the pepperminty bit of the eucalyptus. I've noticed that with some scents that after a...
  70. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    It doesn't smell like shoes so much as Nike stores smell like vanilla, almonds and sugar. P.s. I'm not getting the eucalyptus note... BK's not bad. P.S. I haven't had the opportunity to try the dry...
  71. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    It may have bumped up to five after I didn't notice the first 3.... Ha ha, I have so much to learn about cologne.
  72. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    in response to vince23heat, Nike stores (at least the one I visit most) smell like marzipan. or sweet almonds. pretty weird for a sports-clothes-store
  73. Thread: Body Korous

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    Re: Body Korous

    Okey dokey... the problem is solely me.... My family came back from the store and definitely noticed it.... like in the hall outside my room. What is the issue with my nose?! The fam got a pretty...
  74. Thread: Body Korous

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    Body Korous

    Okay, so I got my Body Kouros from Overstock today. I was expecting this somehow sexy, vicks vapo rub smelling projection beast, but I what I'm smelling isn't that. It's not strong at all. I've...
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    Re: Best college colognes?

    Wow! Thanks guys! You respond really fast! Maybe I should narrow things down. I smelled Nautica Voyage in one of those magazine samples and it smelled pretty good. there was also one by Yves St....
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    Best college colognes?

    I'm a freshman in college (I'm a guy) and looking for a good cologne that lasts a long time and isn't to overpowering. I'm also new to to cologne. I have a few, mostly winter, scents and am looking...
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