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  1. Re: Fess Up! Popular, Well-Known Fragrances You STILL Haven't Smelled

    Imaginary Authors. Nothing has really piqued my interest enough to even sample.
  2. Re: Make up an exotic name for a Niche fragrance

    Govno. Contains actual poopoo. For when you MUST smell like an animal.
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    Poll: Re: Back to Black vs Herod vs Tobacco Vanille

    Damn, you pulled out the light years?? But you lost still....B2B is a googol of light years better than the others! Boom, I said it.
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    Poll: Re: Back to Black vs Herod vs Tobacco Vanille

    Back to Black by an aerial mile! ;)
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    Re: Help with L'air de Rien

    Megamav sent me his lucky scent sample to compare with my vintage bottle 8 months ago or so. I did a direct comparison, and I honestly could not tell a difference at all. I can't find anything on it...
  6. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend - A range of expensive skin scents

    I haven't actively gone out and smell what's on the TF counter currently, but all of the bottles in my TF collection are far from skin scents.
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    Re: Amouage Library Collection: Opus V

    Yeah it's very nice. Recently I purchased a partial of Opus 2. I was shocked when it hit me that it smells like a lighter version of Epic Man (and with much less oud). Great stuff.
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    Re: I'm done with Macy's

    Last time I bought something from Macy's was never. Actually it was when It was Marshall Fields here in Chicago.
    Back in the day Bloomingdales used to be the spot. Then when I discovered the good...
  9. Re: Is YSL's M7 a fragrance that every gentlemen's fragrance wardrobe should include?

    Sure, why not.
  10. Re: Tester colognes / perfumes mother load found...pics inside

    Hot mess!
    Congrats on your find.
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir de Noir vs. Oud Fleur

    Noir de Noir 1000%
  12. Re: Does the word 'Generic' annoy you a bit? Read on for some interesting questions :)

    tl;dr....No, generic doesn't bother me. I think most will know exactly what you're talking about when you say generic. Dior Sauvage smells generic.

    What gets on my last nerve is when people say...
  13. Re: New job + fraghead boss = cologne jackpot (+ guessing game)

    They've had Nasomatto since 2013. Congrats on the job!

    Ps...refresh my memory, were you the fellow that was supposed to open a perfume shop? All I remember is Indiana. If so, I take it you decided...
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    Re: Ok, which one of you weirdos is this?

    I've seen these before. Usually these people spend a lot of money of cameras and microphones. This shit looks like it was filmed with a potato.
  15. Re: A Sea Change in my cologne hobby experience...

    I stopped buying completely in April. I made a couple purchases that I felt were a necessity, and that was it. I can't tell you how much I've saved and put into other things. Now I get to actually...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense.

    Welcome! DHI is a masterpiece, and one of my faves. Easy with sprays though. Less is more. It's stronger, and can be overpowering.
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    Re: Smells like something died in here

    Take your bottle with you next time, and spray the little bastard directly in the eyes. Then you can comment "yep, you're right. I smell it too."

    :o
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    Re: I Wake Up To Put On Fragrance

    Correctamundo!
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    Re: Diptyque Tam Dao

    I like the smell of the of the edt better by far. Neither of them last worth a damn.
  20. Re: What if L’Air du Désert Marocain was named Spicey Man? Still a classic?

    Yes! Every time I wear it I get compliments, and asked what it's called. Every time I'm thinking, ugh here we go again. I'm going to start calling it Tauer #2.
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    Re: Helmut Lang - Cuiron (Original)

    Your nose is correct. I own both and can't tell any difference.
  22. Re: My DIY Le Male costume ... what do you think?

    I love it! Great idea!
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    Re: Oud - unique takes on/with it?

    Montal Aoud Musk
    Amouge Epic Man
    Black Afgano
    Oud For Love TDC
    Kilian Musk Oud
    MFK Oud
    Mancera Sand Aoud
    Montale Dark Aoud
    Armani Oud Royal
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    Re: Epic Man vs Colonia Oud

    Wow 2 seriously unique perfumes!

    I'd have to go with my vintage Epic though!
  25. Re: Nasomatto Pardon vs by Kilian Back to Black

    I love both so much, but I would have to pick Pardon though. It makes my eyes roll back into my head lol.
  26. Re: Does your all time #1 favourite never change?

    Exactly what I came here to say. I've been wearing it since the 90's, and it'll always be my favorite. I have a handful of 4.2's left, so I don't wear it ver much.

    The German version is a last...
  27. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    This is some revolting shit. I tried it at Neimans finally, and all I got from it was Vicks vaporub and moth balls. The amount of money they are charging per bottle is insulting.
  28. Re: Nasomatto Black Afgano and Polo Supreme Oud smell the same.... did polo jack nasomatto?

    Not even on remotely similar, but if you think so, buy the one you like best.
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    Re: Diptyque Oud Palao

    I'll give it a try when I see it, but I feel like Diptyque has really skimped on their quality when they increased the amount of stores that carry their product. They had some good scents, but they...
  30. Re: How should I respond to someone when I'm asked if I'm wearing perfume?

    Roundhouse kick them right in the face. How dare they!
  31. Re: Wood and smoke recomendations - note, not incense!

    Patchouli 24 by Le Labo
    Bois Rouge by Tom Ford
    Burning Barbershop by DS & Durga
  32. Re: Need a Beast version of Bleu de Chanel! HELP!

    I felt like "cologne guy" the couple times I tried BDC. Bleecker Street by Bond 9 is a pretty good version of those kind of perfumes.
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    Re: Hi there! New to the forum

    Welcome aboard Caroline! Luckily, we never run out of things to talk about here, so at least the next two years should be plenty of good conversation.
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    Re: Complete the trio for me

    Dior Homme Intense is wonderful.
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    Re: BOSS The Collection Damask Oud

    No comparison to Oud Wood. Totally different.

    I fell in love with this one. It's bone dry medicinal oud fest. To me, if you took the sandalwood out of Montale Dark Aoud, you'd have this stuff.
    ...
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    Re: Your thought on Polo Supreme Oud?

    I thought it was great for a designer oud, it's got a nice skanky sweetness. I think I got about 4 hours before it becomes super close to skin. I still haven't bought a bottle though. I see them...
  37. Re: I say vetiver, earthy, dark and subtly sweet, You say ...

    Sycomore by Chanel
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    Re: Just bought guerlain sdv from ulta

    I still can't smell why people think these two are so similar. I think I'll revisit the cheapie one of these days.
  39. Re: Malle Musc Ravaguer New bottle nozzle smell

    It's probably been sprayed before. Unless you see a noticeable amount of juice gone, I wouldn't worry about it.
    Musc Ravageur is very strong though.
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    I don't understand the comparisons between this and Amber Absolute, other than the frankincense overload in both.
  41. Re: Amber Absolute re-released for 6 months at Neimans!

    ^ Remik I'm really surprised to hear you say that. I find the re-release to be watered down compared to the original. It doesn't last anywhere near as long, and I barely get any projection. My wife...
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    Re: Amouage post reformulations

    I recently smelled the new magnetic cap JXXV. I can't tell a difference with my old bottle. I never liked reflection so I can't help you there
  43. Re: Should I buy Tom Ford Tuscan Leather? I have Creed aventus, Bleu de Chanel, and Endymion

    Tuscan Leather is one of my all time favorite perfumes. But if I were in your position, I'd get the LV wallet, simply because because it will
    last you a lifetime.
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    Re: HILARIOUS names for knockoffs!

    The impostor perfumes are the ones you have to worry about, it's the ones that are actually trying to copy the real perfume that are scary. Like the recent influx of Tom Ford Private blend fakes. The...
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    Re: Recommendations from The Different Company

    Oud For Love is outstanding. Oud Shamash is also excellent, but it smells identical to Sand Aoud by Mancera, and the latter is cheaper and lasts forever.
  46. Re: Let the hate commence, new Bond No 9 fragrance called "B9"

    Oh....duh lol. I didn't think of that, but you'd figure there would be more hoopla for a self titled release?
  47. Re: Let the hate commence, new Bond No 9 fragrance called "B9"

    Honest question, what's B9 stand for? I'm guessing a train?
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    Re: RIVE GAUCHE - Bottle Petition.

    I'm with you Adam. And the other la collection men's perfumes are still showing their original bottles. It would be nice if there were multiple pictures showcasing the bottle, box, variations etc.
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    Re: Is my Dior Homme original or reformulated?

    I have both, and the only difference I can find is that the reform has better longevity.
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Yes is it, iphone 6plus ios 8.3.
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    Re: 500 Greatest Modern Perfumes

    Excellent work Grant!

    However, it's got some problems when viewed on the mobile site. Theres an image of Rania J Lavande 44 behind every perfumes note pyramid. And in general there are random...
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    Re: Tuscsan Leather or Oud Wood?

    Tuscan Leather for sure
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    Re: G'bye Italian Cypress

    I got a bottle recently from Neimans because I was running out. It's a 2014 batch, and the ingredients list on the back includes Oak Moss.
  54. Re: Have there been 3 or 4 versions/formulations of Fahrenheit?

    There's a great write up of the different formulas on raiders of the lost scent. I have a 1996 and a 2010 bottle. They smell very different, but both are great.
  55. Re: Fahrenheit Absolute - Let the raving begin...

    I've got a bottle of it, it's excellent stuff but I only wear it once a year or so.
  56. Re: Amber Absolute re-released for 6 months at Neimans!

    I almost bought a Japon Noir the other day for way too much. Hopefully they just bring all the good stuff back!
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    Re: Recently found in Japan

    So beautiful, great find!
  58. Thread: Rive Gauche

    by aphexacid
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    Re: Rive Gauche

    Rive Gauche? THE Barbershop scent!
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    Re: Dior homme parfum overrated

    I just recently received an official sample of this.I really didnt not like it. I mean its ok, but thank God DHI exists.
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    Re: Is this Vintage Polo Before Cosmair ?

    Warner came before Cosmair. I'm no expert, but I don't think that one is super old.
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    Re: Discovering Frapin

    I tried a handful, but they were all like direct sugar injection to you veins. I'll give caravelle a shot
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    SOTD Wednesday 29th July 2015

    Absolutely amazing in this nasty humidity.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.14330.jpg
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    Poll: help me blind buy: Musk Oud or Aoud Musk???

    I absolutely love these two. Back ups of each are in my collection.
    They both serve different purposes for me. Musk Oud by Kilian has a very Mid East vibe to me with its rose and tangy citrus blast...
  64. Thread: Ambergris?

    by aphexacid
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    Re: Ambergris?

    It looks like a burrito to me. There was a guy on here that you could probably search for and find that could should be able to help. Quite a few threads about it too.
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    Re: I would rather wear no fragrance than ...

    Hey hey hey! You guys are hurting my feelings over here!

    My pick would be Azzaro Chrome

    Major sad face when I'm near it :(
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    There's a lot of emotional people over there, and it's sort of the Wild West as far as policing. But it serves a purpose, just like basenotes for me. I'd never use the forum there, only wardrobe and...
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    Re: Vetiver Fatal and Bal d afrique

    You actually have a 3rd option in the Vetiver Tonka wannabe's. Pal Zilari Viaggio d' Africa. I've not smelled it, but they say it's great. And cheap!
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    SOTD Tuesday 28th July 2015

    Thank you so much, that makes me feel really good :))



    Thank you brother :)
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th July 2015

    Millesime Imperial to my Chemotherapy countdown! Just this last week and 2 more Tuesday's left!
    So excited :D
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    Re: Amouage fragrances

    Interlude Man
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    Re: Describe your last purchase in two words...

    Mancera Sand Aoud - Arabian Luxe
    By the time I appreciated my first bottle, I gave it to my cousin. So I bought a bigger one this time. So amazing.
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    Re: Just purchased Millesime Imerial

    Where did you buy it from?
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    Re: Fragrance displays?

    Tint the windows with 30% tint on a nice little glass cabinet for the ones you wear frequently, and hide away the rest. This is what I do
  74. Re: Tom Ford NOIR POUR FEMME: a GEM fully suitable for men

    Ok, now I need to get out and try this.
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    Re: By Kilian travel Spray Atomizers

    Straight to Heaven comes with a black one. All of the different sub lines come with a different color. Oud series is gold.
  76. Re: What is the difference between these 4 ? or 2

    Forget all of those, Moschino Pour Homme is where it's at. I think it's better than bel ami, with better performance. Puredistance M is great, but that's because i think it rips off these other old...
  77. Re: Spicebomb fans: I'm on the verge of buying. Is it worth it?

    I like it when I have a sweet tooth. It's got amazing performance. I'd try to get it discounted, it's too expensive for what it is.
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    Re: Most Often Mispronounced Fragrances

    "Most often mispronounced perfumes"

    All of them lol
  79. Re: Guilty pleasure: sweet, synthetic mess fragrances

    Bingo. I prefer it to New Haarlem actually. I've bought 3 bottles of MJL by now. Every time I wear it, someone ends up falling in love with it and I have no choice but to give it away!
  80. Re: Name a fragrance someone on BN recommended that you absolutely love and wear because of the advi

    I can't remember who it was, but a long time ago someone reccomended Dior Vetiver to me. In my opinion, the best Vetiver ever created. And sadly discontinued.
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    Re: By Kilian - Newest Fragrance Name?

    This sounds like like a Weird Al Yankovic best of complication that made it to an infomercial....

    "And if you act now, you'll get a 2nd disc free of charge, just pay $49 for shipping, that...
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    Re: NEW: Baldessarini Ultimate (by Geza Schön)

    Wow Freesia?! Those ingredients look killer. Must sample!
  83. Poll: Re: Jubilation 25 vs. Chergui and Terre D Hermes parfume poll

    Chergui reins supreme for me here. I'd rather have 3 bottles of it than JXXV. Terre d'Hermes is neither here nor there in this scenario for me.
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    Re: Citiver - Sexy Vetiver

    http://www.duetoparfums.com
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    Re: Citiver - Sexy Vetiver

    I thought it was pretty good too. I highly recommend the dueto sampler.
  86. Re: Ephemera: Geza Schoen + Kode9 + Ben Frost + Tim Hecker

    How did I miss this? I have to try this immediately.
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    Re: Kilian Pearl Oud

    Sounds too floral for me. I'd love to test it out though. Thanks for the heads up OP!
  88. Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute – Reissued as a Harrods exclusive

    That's what I thought too. Tobacco Vanille is probably just a powerful, and it's been around through it all. Time will tell though.

    I can say I love that this will take a nice jab at those shady...
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    Re: Dior Homme Sport 2008 vs 2012

    I was lucky enough to have a friend send me a bottle of the 2008 version from across the globe :) Never having smelled it before, It really is all that people say it is!

    I blind bought the current...
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    Re: Tell me about LIDGE

    I think the hype train on this one got out of control. I do like it quite a bit, but i don't think its as amazing as some make it out to be. I have the original formula, and i always thought it had a...
  91. Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute – Reissued as a Harrods exclusive

    My TF SA told me the same a few weeks ago. She said that it was too powerful before and that it was turning a lot of people off. So i guess they tweaked it to be more wearable by most.

    I have...
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    Re: Azure Lime or Tuscan Leather?

    Without a doubt Tuscan Leather!
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    Re: Masculine Rose

    Absolute must try at least. Worth every penny!
  94. Re: Yacht Man Chocolate: Yes, it's really good !

    You got me with the $5.29! I ordered one too :D

    Thanks for the tip Bigsly!
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    Re: Masculine Rose

    Without being Rose-Oud, my reccomendation is Rose Poivree by The Different Company. Dirty Rose fit for any man.
  96. Thread: Colonia Club

    by aphexacid
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    Re: New from Acqua di Parma: Colonia Club

    Wow this looks impressive. What a nice surprise, can't wait to try them! Huge Acqua Di Parma fan here.
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    Re: By kilian intoxicated or TM amen

    1000% this. I like the Kilian quite a bit. Don't know if it's a buy though.
  98. Thread: Dior privee

    by aphexacid
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    Re: Dior privee

    I personally love the entire line like crazy. I actually like Ambre Nuit the least. It feels kind of done before.

    Oud Ispahan could be my favorite Rose/Oud period. Vetiver is my #1 Vetiver. Eau...
  99. Re: New YSL fragrance: Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme Intense

    The notes list looks odd. Why couldn't they just make a real intense version of la nuit.
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    Poll: Re: Fragrances evaluation series I (Egoiste)

    I think it's a masterpiece. However not something I wear much. I have a small amount of vintage, a bottle from 2012 which Is just no comparison. And a healthy decant of the current bottle which is...
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