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    Re: Favourite Frankincense Fragrances?

    + Tom Ford Sahara Noir
  2. Re: Ever missed a fragrance you used to have.....?

    1st fragrance that came to mind is the original vintage formulation of Opium Homme...the current version is but a pale shadow...
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    Poll: Re: How many sprays you use bottles/decants

    I am guilty of being in the 8-10 club...( with a few exceptions of really, really strong fragrances...then i'll ease up a bit)...
  4. Re: What was your first fragrance that you bought for yourself that was marketed for women?

    1st one I bought was Le Baiser du Dragon

    after that...Tabu, Shalimar...love a lot of the Amouage for women fragrances...etc...etc...

    I don't care what the marketing says..if it smells good to...
  5. Re: Best quality scent/ingredients you´ve ever smelled

    to my nose...from current fragrances...( I am excluding vintage, which had ingredients that can no longer be used , sadly...)...almost anything from Amouage and Xerjoff...
    the only exception is the...
  6. Re: How long does your interest in a fragrance last

    there are a lot of factors involved...I look at fragrance as an art form, and as such to make an analogy it's like music....there are songs that I have listened to for years and still enjoy everytime...
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    Re: I Give Up On Designers Again !

    I try to keep an open mind , but I have to say that I have gotten to the point that everything at the mall ( Sephora, Ulta..etc...) is becoming a blur and smelling the same. Synthetic variations of...
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    Re: Definition of a Masterpiece

    I think definitions of a masterpiece have already been expressed very well by numerous previous posters....the only thing I have to add is my #1 choice would be
    Balenciaga pour Homme
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    Re: What fragrance mesmerize you?

    I get mesmerized by a lot of scents, but some of the main ones that come to mind are:

    Balenciaga pour Homme
    Bois du Portugal
    ELDO Rien
    Iquitos
    Opus VI
    Zino Davidoff
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    Re: Good deep spice scent?

    totally agree...+1 for Bogart Witness...awesome stuff...has become my go to XMas scent...highly recommended...get it while it's still going for good prices...
  11. Re: Rich and manly, yet Harmless and office safe ??

    Antaeus, Derby, Invasion Barbare and +1 for Rive Gauche
  12. Re: Finally Discovered a Good Designer Fragrance Marketed to Men (in over three months)...........

    love it...still have half of my last vintage bottle left...have been enjoying this for many years...
  13. Thread: Zino Davidoff

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    Re: Zino Davidoff

    this was one of those fragrances that I fell in love with at first sniff...dark, rich and just great smelling to my nose...this was a blind buy for me...was so happy with the smell that I immediately...
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    Re: How do YOU test?

    This is pretty much the same for me...
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    Re: Blind buyers unite!

    Have done a lot of blind buying and am usually happy with my purchases...I would say 35% of my wardrobe is blind buy....
  16. Thread: Rive Gauche

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    Re: Rive Gauche

    Add me to the list of lovers of this fragrance... Classic barbershop
    gentlemans fragance...i don't buy a lot of backups but when I
    recently ran across a tin can version I grabbed it...this makes...
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    Re: Boucheron Jaipur homme question

    I had the EDT and traded it for the EDP and am glad I did....smells richer and , at least on me, lasts all day...and I have a problem with longevity in general with fragrances....
  18. Rance L'Aigle de la Victoire .... Reformulated

    Well...I have to give respect to the house of Rance for their honesty...There is an article on Fragrantica that says this scent was found to be too much of a powerhouse for Rance clientele and it is...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

    well, it's only the 1st and I just placed an order for a 50ml bottle of Rance L'Aigle de la Victoire...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

    was just browsing ebay and spotted a 50 ml old vintage bottle of Amouage Ciel...grabbed it right away...hoping this is the version that Luca Turin said smelled very animalic...
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    ELDO Eloge du Traitre....Yatagan's cousin...
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    Re: Is Bois du Portugal the best scent made?

    can't say it's the best scent ever made ( that's like trying to say what's the best movie ever made or the best song ever recorded)...but I can say that I think it smells great and I love wearing...
  23. Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    Amouage and Xerjoff
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    Re: New Lampblack formulation

    well..i got the EDP and I have no complaints...smells nice thick and rich....
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    Re: Which niche line has impressed you lately?

    I'm still in the process of constantly checking out houses I haven't checked out before and it seems like I find at least 1 or 2 items that go on my full bottle wish list from each one I check...
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    Re: Your Top 3 Uncommon Fragrances.

    Ankh...Scents of Time
    Joint...Roccobaroco
    Leather Krem...Soivohle
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

    ordered the Luckyscent Mancera/Marly masculine sample pack that they just sent out an email for...
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    Re: Fragrances similar to Aventus?

    Micallef Royal Vintage
  29. Re: Great Scents revisited: GIANFRANCO FERRE' FOR MEN, EDT by GianFranco Ferrè.

    Originally Posted by ericrico

    To me, a great scent to layer Vintage with current and enjoy the full spectrum of notes.


    totally agree...I had a new bottle and scored a vintage on ebay and...
  30. Re: Boadicea the Victorious house - where to start?

    I have sampled a few...liked Energizer enough to buy a full bottle when Luckyscent had it on special sale...a really nice powerfull, refreshing grapefruit that on my scent eating skin lasts for an...
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    Poll: Re: Amouage: DIA vs REFLECTION ?!

    Dia smells better, but on me, it has no projection or longevity...otherwise I would probably go for a full bottle...
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    Re: Dipping my toe into the world of Amouage ...

    out of your list I love

    HDP 1740
    Antaeus
    Kouros
    Aramis 900
    Obsession for Men

    IMHO...I would suggest
    Interlude
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    Re: Creed's monarchy marketing

    IMHO...I try to ignore politics, marketing strategies...etc...I think the bottom line should be...do you like the way it smells and does it fit your personal budget....
    Just my opinion...seems like...
  34. Re: Michael Kors for Men (2014) smelled great at first....

    my bottle seems to come and go...some days it smells really good and other times I get whiffs of something kind of stale smelling...
    liked this a lot at first, but now, not so much....
  35. Re: Brand New Stephane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin!!

    really like a couple of others i've sampled from this line...definitely getting a sample of this on my next Luckyscent order...

    just missed out...placed a Luckyscent order yesterday and about 15...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2015

    currently into searching out modern versions of classic and powerhouse fragrances...

    with that in mind just ordered a bottle of Etat Libre d'Orange Eloge du Traitre...

    reminds me of old...
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    Re: Xerjoff's Don now at Luckyscent

    I'm for sure going to get a sample, but I'm not holding my breath...Does seem, IMHO, like other's have alluded to , that Join the Club seems to be the lower tier of Xerjoff fragrances and does...
  38. Poll: Re: Fragrances evaluation series I (Givenchy Gentleman (vintage))

    love it....not quite a masterpiece to me, but close....
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    one of the coolest bottles I've seen for a designer fragrance is True Religion Men...second would be Dirty English...

    the whole Chanel line looks pretty impressive and classy...
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    Re: What is it about La Nuit de L'Homme?

    not too bad of a scent, but not great either...IMHO......I have a bottle but don't wear it much because on me it only lasts for about 30 minutes...
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    Re: What's the perfect amount of bottles?

    so true....
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    Re: What's the perfect amount of bottles?

    I set a personal limit of never going over 300 bottles and never paying more than $300 for anything...I do try to buy the smallest bottle available...so happy that there seems to be a lot more...
  43. Re: Amouage Silver Man vs Boucheron pour homme

    I like both equally and never made the association of smelling similar...but now that you mention it, I do see a lot of similarity...currently have old formula of both so don't know how current...
  44. Re: What fragrance do you have the most quantity of?

    Gucci Envy....250ml
  45. Re: Pick your top 3 'worst stinkers' from the person's wardrobe above you...!

    awesome wardrobe by the way...
    no offense...IMHO...not necessarily "stinkers", but not something I smelled and liked...

    Body Kouros
    L'Anarchiste
    Wall Street
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    Re: Today I bought June 2015

    Just ordered a bottle of the new Lampblack EDP...
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    Re: New Lampblack formulation

    Thanks for the info...by the way , totally enjoying my bottle
    of Engine...
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    Re: New Lampblack formulation

    Thanks...richer and deeper sounds good to me...I will probably
    be buying the edp tomorrow...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2015

    Bought a slightly used bottle of the original formula of
    ELDO Rien...
  50. Re: Anyone buy tester Amouage in Fragrancenet?

    Recently bought my first Amouage tester from Fragrancenet...
    Opus II...I was very pleased and plan on buying more from them...
  51. Thread: Leather scent

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    Re: Leather scent

    IMHO...to me my current fave for an affordable hardcore
    awesome leather is ELDO Rien...had a decant and loved
    wearing it so much just bought a bottle...smells like a good
    old fashioned for real...
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    Re: Which fragrances ARE ahead of their time?

    Another one for M7
    Balenciaga pour Homme....masterpiece that seems to get new
    fans all the time
    Zino Davidoff ( vintage )...still amazes me everytime I smell it
    Gucci Envy.... price keeps going up
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    Re: New Lampblack formulation

    thanks...looking forward to seeing what you think...I called ScentBar to see if anyone tried both and the lady I spoke with said she sampled it and did not wear it enough to give an opinion on...
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    New Lampblack formulation

    Hello..

    My purchase for the month of June was going to be Lampblack...It was first on backorder at Luckyscent and then went to Sold Out...I called the other day to inquire and was told that it was...
  55. Re: Ever have days where you wake up and want to sell everything you have except for a few bottles?

    i think about getting rid of some that didn't turn out so well and wind up not being worn much...am currently trying to make better decisions on my purchases and buy less but ones that I am sure...
  56. Re: Just tried Pure Havane, what a piece of junk!! :/

    Like Pure Havane a lot...I like animalics a lot but IMHO, I don't get no poop from this....just a nice sweet/boozy tobacco...
  57. Re: Do you wear/categorize the fragrances for weathers?

    nope...not at all...
  58. Poll: Re: What kinds of scents do you wear most of the time ?

    very random niche, designer, and cheapos...
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    Re: House of Guerlain

    Habit Rouge
    Derby
  60. Re: finally understanding hot weather fragrance choice.

    I wear whatever I want whenever I want...I don't find a problem with heavy scents in the summer because so much of my time is spent in an air conditioned environment , whether at work, stores or...
  61. Re: Battle of the Chypres - TIffany for Men (Vintage) or MDCI Chypre Palatin ?

    I love both....find Tiffany to be smoother and more suited for my days at the office...whereas CP is something i would "overspray" and not care about reactions and enjoy smelling myself on a day...
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    Re: Masterpiece Fragrances

    yes, it's a matter of personal taste, but the 1st one that came to mind is
    Balenciaga pour Homme
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    Re: JHL: New Vs Old

    thank you very much for the feedback...foetidus and drseid, I love reading your reviews and you have influenced many of my purchases, especially blind buys...which, by the way I'm usually very happy...
  64. Re: How much have your tastes changed since you started?

    have always been a lover of powerhouse/silage monsters...I try to get some of my old favorites like Lapidus and Kouros but find that recently I am more into today's powerhouses like Interlude Man,...
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    Re: what do you do??

    IT support...specialize in phone systems...
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    Re: What would be your Next Purchase?

    probably Lampblack...got a sample and love the smell...like a more wearable take on Kinski/Sulfur, both of which I also like a lot...
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    JHL: New Vs Old

    Hello...
    I recently got a decant of vintage JHL and instantly fell in love...I was wondering how the new release compares to the vintage...
    If the new one is reasonably close I...
  68. Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    I am very thankfull that there are decants and splits available...I can't afford full bottles of everything I wind up liking so I am glad to get a decant/split so that I can occasionally enjoy...
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Ok...couldn't help it...wasn't going to buy anything else this month but got a promo email from Luckyscent with 25.00 discount and just ordered a bottle of Christopher Street for 75.00...promo was...
  70. Re: Which "BIG" fragrance out there that just does not interest you?

    Aventus...anything by Bulgari...anything by Boss ( with the exception of Boss #1 )...
  71. Re: What would be your selection for a man 50+ age?

    don't believe in age or gender restrictions...i'm 61 and wear whatever smells good to me....from Memoir Woman to Kouros...from Habit Rouge to Tabu...etc...etc...etc...
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    Re: What scents do you wear whilst relaxing?

    I wear the ones that I cannot wear to the office...ones that are for my own pleasure...
    also,for the office I look for fragrances that last all day...for relaxing in the evening I only need...
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    Re: The thrill of Blind Buying.

    a lot of fragrances that turned out to be favorites of mine have been blind buys...
    don't do it as much anymore, simply because there is a long list of fragrances I have smelled that are waiting in...
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    just ordered a bottle of MPG Eau Des Iles
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Just ordered a tester of Amouage Opus II for an awesome discount....
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    Re: Boadicea The Victorious

    like a lot of their stuff...bought a full bottle of Energizer for the summer...nice refreshing grapefruit that lasts a long time...like Explorer, a dark citrus that is on my wish list for a full...
  77. Re: The longest longevity fragrance you've ever used?

    Sospiro Vivace...over 24 hours....
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    Re: What is your opinion on Montale ?

    I don't like eveything they make, but have found plenty that I like...Black Musk, Aromatic Lime are a couple I bought because I like wearing them...
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    Re: Where is the love for Amouage Honour Man?

    like it a lot....no problem with longevity...have a nice decant...considering a full bottle...
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    Re: Designer scents that equals or betters Niche

    Balenciaga pour Homme...IMHO..an unrivaled masterpiece...

    all the old classics...IMHO....the niche scents I love the most seem to be attempts to emulate or recreate the old classics...like Cologne...
  81. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    the only thing that has ever happened to me is a momentary burning sensation on my neck when putting on Jaipur Homme Parfum...
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    Re: Lets make a list: Your 1 spray fragrances

    none...no matter how strong, one spray is not enough for my tastes....
  83. Re: EDT, EDP, Cologne, etc. That Ended as Bathroom Sprays....

    Bora Bora and Mambo
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Went for my annual splurge for my bday today...

    1st stop...Sephora...cashed in the gift cards from my wonderfull
    wife for a bottle of Atelier Cedrat Enivrant...

    Then off to the perfume...
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    Re: Do you like Lapidus pour Homme?

    love the stuff...closest fragrance, to me, would be Balenciaga Homme...
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    Re: Hiding purchases

    I don't hide it..but i don't advertise it either...
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    in all honesty i mostly wear a fragrance for my own enjoyment, so negative comments have no meaning...

    as far as Invasion Barbare, i have gotten positive comments from middle aged ladies at work...
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    Re: What is your opinion on YSL M7 Fresh?

    Was one of my blind buys based on reviews and my love
    of regular M7....Fell in love with it at 1st spray...no regrets
    on buying it...great light summer citrus/oud...just me, but I
    do wish...
  89. Poll: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    can never have enough Balenciaga Pour Homme...just ordered a 100ml tester from ScentedMonkey per the other Balenciaga thread to go with my other Balenciaga pour Homme backup bottles...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    just ordered Luckyscents March sample pack...what a great selection...

    includes new Slumberhouse and Bogue,
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    Re: Choosing your daily scent

    i look at the dates I wore a fragrance last in my wardrobe and try to pick something I haven't worn in a while that fits the day....
  93. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    No...NW side of Chicago...in my hood the closest thing
    was the Latin Kings...
  94. Re: Would you ask this guy what fragrance he's wearing?

    I was a gang banger in my misspent youth so I would have no problem striking up a conversation with this guy....
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    Re: What is the general consensus of Jo Malone?

    I have a full bottle of Lime, Basil and Mandarin and love the smell, but only lasts for about an hour or two on me...it's one of those I wear at home in the evening when I only need a short term...
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    Re: Layering Vintage and Reformulated

    that sounds like 2 good ones...love both of them...
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    Re: Layering Vintage and Reformulated

    i have the current Oscar Pour Lui and love it...will have to try to score some vintage to layer with...

    Thanks to everyone for the feed back...and thank you in advance to any future replies.....
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    Layering Vintage and Reformulated

    Hello...

    I've read several reviews with mention of this being done but was wondering what fragrances anyone has tried and with what results...

    Myself, with what is available in my wardrobe, I...
  99. Thread: Bond No. 9

    by Sniffers
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    Re: Bond No. 9

    to me...like any house...there's the good, the bad, and the ugly..... ( and some neutrals )...it's all amatter of personal taste...I try to concentrate on the actuall fragrance and smell and ignore...
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    Re: I'm tired of poorly packaged decants/splits

    agree tha Remik's and Palm Beache's splits have always been perfect...so has everything I've gotten from Crystal Flacon, has also been no problem...
    The only decants I have ever had problems with...
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