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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Ore/colder, Grev/Warmer. Kiste, Baque, Brosse and NS get lots of use too.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    Noooo! Really sorry to hear this. Hope this resolves soon.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Camel is really nice. Oddly enough, my wife liked so much I gave her my bottle and she wears it frequently.

    Anyway, for me today I'm REALLY enjoying Habit Rouge L'Extrait

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Royal Copenhagen!
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    I appreciate your empathy, friend! Finally got them on the phone- they have to do an investigation through their international shipper before they can do anything— just cooling my jets for awhile...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Glad your bottles are arriving safely! Harrod's has yet to acknowledge the shipping mistake on mine. All I've received thus far is an acknowledgment email that they received my email. At least I can...
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    Re: Scent bar hit list

    This is a great choice.
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Beware and watch that tracking info-- yesterday they delivered my package to someone in the UK. Fwiw, I live in LA in the USA. Needless to say but It'll be a minute before I get to try this... :angry:
  9. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    I recently purchased Bourbon in both the extrait and the EdC. Haven't worn the extrait yet but found the EdC to be quite exquisite and absolutely worth every penny. While I've only worn it around my...
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    Thanks a ton for the report!
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Can't wait to try it. As of now I'm heeding the house advice and letting them rest for a few days before trying them.
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    Re: Today I bought August 2019

    I consider Soul a highly underrated scent. So good!



    Did you finish the first or is this a backup?
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Just checking in-- I just received my email from Harrod's stating that my order has been shipped. Sure hope all of you fellow 'last bottle' purchasers received the same!
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    I concur completely. I had the exact same experience when I was able to smell the vintage again, "Oh yeah!!! THIS is what it's supposed to smell like!"
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    My favorite for appearance was the flask style bottles but even those had issues. The threads for the caps were almost non existent and the sprayers weren't always up to the task of distributing the...
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    I have a bottle from 2014 that I put a serious dent in before I sought out my two bottles of Cosmair and Warner. While it didn't 'stink' it was just so-so and sort of one dimensional-- no bottom, no...
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    Re: Tom ford Sahara noir

    I love it. It is MY favorite incense and I stocked up long before I knew it would be discontinued (and when it was cheap). Having said that, it's not the most versatile incense for regular wear- at...
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    Re: Your best and worst blind buys?

    That jogs my memory- HR EdP was a blind buy for me too and is right up there with my absolute favorites. Funny when a best and worst come from the same house...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Nice. I just received news that my order of Vlad Dracul and Baba Yaga will be arriving today. Stoked!
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    So far I've actually owned everything Zoologist has released. Almost everyone in my family wears something from the house- my favorites are Civet, Hyrax, Macaque, T-Rex and Bat. My wife wears Camel,...
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    Hyrax?!?!? Awesome. I haven't met many who've even sampled Hyrax let alone bought a full bottle. That's some amazing juice.
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    Re: Your best and worst blind buys?

    Best: Hendley Bourbon EdC, TF Tobacco Oud Intense, Bogue Mem
    Worst: TF Noir Extreme, Profumum Roma Fumidus, Farmacia SS. Annunziata Vetiver Incenso
  23. Re: Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    This is one that I initially loved but after a few wearings completely flipped. It's the dry down that doesn't work for me.... Same vetiver thing in Encre Noire and Vetyver Incenso that reminds me of...
  24. Re: NEW Dior Sauvage Parfum 2019 Official Discussion

    Hahaha. This gave me a chuckle, Chuck.
  25. Thread: No-Buy August

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    Re: No-Buy August

    I guess I already blew it with an Amouage purchase but that may get refunded due to possible inventory fumble by Harrods. At any rate, I’ll join for the rest of August as the remainder of my July...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Fwiw, other than my initial email confirming that I had placed the order I haven't received any other communication from them either. My email includes the line, "We will update you when your order...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Double post.
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    That’s interesting... I just did the same and was told I got the last one. Hmmm...
  29. Re: Which one? Fahrehnheit EDT, Absolute or Parfum ?

    I’m on team Parfum and it’s not even close. :thumbsup:
  30. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    Yes! Exactly!
  31. Re: What are great Immortelle-note fragrances?

    Three wildly different perfumes...
    Amouage Sunshine Man
    Serge Lutens Chene
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  32. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    While I made my comment in an off-hand manner the points you make here are excellent and go a long way in hypothesizing why many such fragrances make repeated appearances on "top" lists here. :beer:...
  33. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    I can relate— I actually like this scent just fine but am sort of mystified as to why it’s so high on so many lists...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Sounds like a recipe for “Whale”. Would love to try this... please let us know what you think!



    Thank you! This bottle is from Jan ‘93 👍
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    Re: Favorite violet fragrance?

    Actually really enjoying Portrayal Man these days but also like For Him - Narciso Rodriguez, Ambergris Showers - Rasasi, Vert Boheme - Tom Ford and Fahrenheit Parfum.
  36. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    Do you find that Fume has more ‘space’ than the Slumberhouse’s? I feel like that space is sort of hallmark of the Hendley’s I’ve tried whereas Slumberhouse is all about the density. I do have Bourbon...
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    Re: Roja Dove Enigma Eau de Parfum, worth it?

    While no one can decide for you all I can offer is that I'm extremely glad I plunked down the money for my bottle of the Parfum. It's an exceptional scent with extreme staying power. I'll have my...
  38. Re: can someone please explain Habit Rouge to me?

    Love this s(c)entiment! First time I tried HR I felt much like the OP. Sure am glad I came back to it as it's now one of my absolute favorites scents. I enjoy it in all of it's iterations.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Some original Heritage...
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    Re: Your most worn July 2019

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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Ahhh man.... nice pickup!
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Thanks! Bought these blind and really excited to get my nose them. Hendley scents already have a lot of space in them so an EdC will be very interesting- especially with the juxtaposition of what...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Hendley Bourbon fest...
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  45. Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    1) Royal Oud
    2) Viking
    3) Egoiste
    4) Dior Homme Intense
    5) Reflection Man
    6) Bat
    7) Kouros (I only know vintage)
    8) Leather Oud
    9) M7
    10) Memoir Man
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Thanks guys. I've always loved ApH and HR but YSLPH will be new for me too.
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    Having wanted to try Bourbon for so long I went ahead and splurged yesterday and picked up both the extrait and the edc just in case they disappeared for a long while. Being a big fan of Slumberhouse...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thanks so much for passing all of this along. My dreams of owning bottles of Jeke and Sova without taking out a second mortgage have been resurrected!
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    And thanks to you, I just did as well. :beer:
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Vintage mini-haul...
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    Re: Any houses on your “no buy list”

    I really don't. Whenever I've stated absolutes in the past I've usually come around to eat my words. The day I say I hate all country music is probably the day I hear the greatest country song ever...
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    Poll: Re: Rose/Oud Frgrances

    I've really enjoyed this release...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I've had a recent bottle of Azzaro Pour Homme sitting around that I just got into and I'm really digging it today. I'll have to compare it some vintage but as of right now it's just right.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Kiste is tops! Congrats!
  55. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    I wish! It's all gone. :thumbdown:
  56. Re: Suggestions for sandalwood fragrance for summer

    I wear TF Santal Blush in the summer and get no sweat action from it. Also give Santal edt from Floris a sniff- it's gorgeous and wears really light.
  57. Re: What do you think of my first "Wishlist" of 10 scents ?

    That's funny... I like wearing it with a t-shirt and jeans almost year-round although strong trigger finger control is required.

    @Joe, Bel Ami Vetiver is a scent that I really enjoyed the first...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Very great. Hope to own a bottle someday. Congrats.



    I have Chene in the spray bottle and although the skyscraper design makes it tricky for storage, the sprayer is really great. And I LOVE...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    I'm gonna go ahead and cop to blind buying this one. I'm such a big fan of the house and have never really been let down (I've always found something interesting in even the weaker releases) that I...
  60. Re: Scents that are so much alike that its redundant to have full bottles of both

    Great thoughts... I find myself operating the same. In my areas of particular interest I'll go as far down the rabbit hole as my budget will allow while other genres of lesser interest will get...
  61. Re: Best cheap lavender-dominated men's fragrances

    I popped on here to suggest the same, with CPuH being the obvious gold standard answer for this question. :thumbup:
  62. Re: Move over Josh of Slumberhouse, make room for Hans Hendley

    I'm a big fan of Mown and Fume. I also have sample of Untitled that has been getting some positive attention. He's doing great work!
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    Re: Explain your icon

    Mine is from a postcard that Baruti did for the release of Chai. I just really enjoyed the image and it was sitting near me when I created my profile so I threw it up. Might be time for a change...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Amouage Portrayal Man
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  65. Re: My modest little collection so far here in Nicaragua...

    Haha... my handle is ridiculous and had I known I would spend more time here I would have thought it through a little more thoroughly :)

    I love Granada! Last time I was there I stayed at the...
  66. Thread: Genghis Khan

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    Re: Genghis Khan

    Absolutely! Another gem you turned me onto is Arabian Horse 3.1- VERY unique release.



    I would hope so!



    Hmmm... possible Basenotes conspiracy theory? :wink:
  67. Thread: Genghis Khan

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    Re: Genghis Khan

    :beer:

    Hednic, I wonder how many sales of GK you have been responsible for? I know I my bottle came by recommendation from you and I'm very happy to have it!
  68. Re: My modest little collection so far here in Nicaragua...

    That's one of the main points of this hobby, at least for me-- feeling something when you smell all of this stuff. It's a wonderful thing when a $5 purchase can touch you like that. Btw, what city...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Interesting observation... I have the last two versions but have yet to spray from this new bottle. I'll have to give it a go and compare...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Awesome and congrats! If you ever decide to move that bottle I’ll buy it. I’ve been after one for ages...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Ahhh... I might have been in on that. I scored a large bottle of Ore and missed on the Brosse. If there was Jeke it was long gone by the time I got on. Thanks for reminding me!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    How did you get one earlier this year? Did you just ask him?
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    Re: Tom Ford Metallique

    That ad copy is so cheesy the perfume might as well smell like nachos.
  74. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Didn't you recently score a couple splash bottles? I was eyeing my vintage Egoiste Concentree the other day but decided against it....
  75. Re: Civet. Please explain this note, and share your favorite fragrance that features it up front.

    Some of my favorites:
    Zoologist Hyrax
    Bogue Maai
    Dior Leather Oud
    Amouage Gold Man (more recent formulation- never smelled the vintage)
    YSL Kouros (I only have the old stuff- can't speak for the...
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    Re: Mancera recommendation...

    Another vote for Black Line. Everything Nick mentioned with the polish of a mall scent. Very nicely done.
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Wow! Amouage still on top of the presentation game. That bottle is really nice...
  78. Re: Your the 'average joe' which two frags do you live with for the rest of your life?

    I WAS that guy for a part of my adult life and I had AdG for summer and either Royal Copenhagen or Polo green for winter.

    These days, if I had to choose a couple run-of-the-mill designers I would...
  79. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    How'd it go? Did you gas yourself out?
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    In the past week...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Wow! I've been trying to land bottles of Jeke and New Sibet forever... hats off to you. I'll just keep sitting here huffing my little samples...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Wow. Big congrats on those- two bottles of happiness right there!
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    You can count on it. Thankful to you for initiating that thread- that's how I become aware of the house. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    I succumbed to the Sixteen92 sale and blind bought a couple bottles. These should be a lot of fun...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Excellent info/write up. Thanks for making the effort! I have the non-etching Ltd edition formulation but that’s my only reference for this scent. Projection is pretty strong- I wore it last week and...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Awesome. Arso might just be my next purchase....
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Thank you! Sampled it and found myself surprisingly hooked.



    I love Refllection Man. Congrats and enjoy.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Broken Theories is sublime. Congrats.
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    Re: Bogue MEM Thoughts

    :thumbsup: I look forward to reading what you think!
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    Re: Bogue MEM Thoughts

    I would suggest trying it again in a month or two. I wasn’t sold on it when I first encountered it but upon returning to it over time I found that my brain had figured out a way to make more sense of...
  92. Re: Is terre de Hermès eau fraiche an unsung hero

    It’s definitely my favorite in the TdH family line...
  93. Re: Cold/Detached Fragrances (In Need Of Recommendations)

    Comme des Garçons - Black
    Tom Ford - Noir Anthracite
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    Re: Creed Purchase in Paris

    I bought my bottle of Aventus at the flagship store in Paris. I really didn’t need it but like you, I found the prices too good to pass up. Hit up ‘ol Serge Lutens at Palais Royale while you’re there...
  95. Thread: Fun new haul

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    Re: Fun new haul

    That's a lot of value in that there haul. Very nicely done! :beer:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    All I care about it scoring a full bottle of Jeke. Everything else is immaterial to me.
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    Re: Your most worn June 2019

    I'm a big fan of Imitation although I came to find a little later that it's almost identical to Guerlain's Encens Mythique d'Orient- which isn't a bad thing. It's the patch, vetiver, rose and pepper...
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    Re: Your most worn June 2019

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    Re: Best purchase you made in last 6 months?

    I bought a 100ml bottle of Slumberhouse Ore at the end of Dec. Other than that, I've only picked up TF Beau de Jour and a travel size Zoologist Dodo in the last six months. All three were solid...
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    Re: Most animalic that you enjoy?

    Zoologist Hyrax
    Dior Leather Oud
    TF Oud Wood Intense
    YSL Kouros
    Bogue Maai
    Parfumerie Generale Arabian Horse 3.1
    Amouage Gold Man
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