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    Re: Tom ford & Jay z, Drake.. thoughts?

    I'm familiar with Drake's music and a huge fan of Tuscan Leather, one of my go to fragrances to wear and until I opened this thread I had no idea this song even existed. I wouldn't overestimate that...
  2. Re: Has anyone else completely offended someone with what they thought was a "safe" fragrance?

    The goal at this point is to find something she finds even more offensive to further accelerate her training. I plan to have her rolling on the floor and playing dead on command in no time
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    Re: What size cologne do YOU like purchase?

    100ml although on rare occasion I have bought smaller bottles for a variety of reasons. My attitude is if you're buying a fragrance where buying a 3.4 bottle isn't necessary because you won't wear it...
  4. Re: Has anyone else completely offended someone with what they thought was a "safe" fragrance?

    Very interesting theories and approaches guys, more research clearly needs to be done. For what it's worth she called off sick today so maybe there was something else going on yesterday...
  5. Re: Amouage lovers....May we have a conversation.

    Reflection Man I like a lot, but I hesitate to purchase as I don't know if it's unique enough to justify the pricetag. I'll probably end up buying it at some point anyways, but I'll drag my feet...
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    Re: The Oud Game

    Judging by the lack of responses in the thread I created earlier tonight, I'd say Oud Save the King is a surefire candidate. Been wearing the sample I got a few days ago, liking it a lot. Next to Oud...
  7. Re: Oud Save the King by Atkinsons... Anyone try this one yet?

    Forget the king, oud save this thread!!
  8. Oud Save the King by Atkinsons... Anyone try this one yet?

    Got a sample of this the other day, really really liking it. Next to Oud Wood this may be my favorite oud fragrance, anyone else give it a shot yet? May pull the trigger and buy it on Amazon
  9. Re: Has anyone else completely offended someone with what they thought was a "safe" fragrance?

    She's not one of those dreaded fragophobes but at the same time not a frag enthusiast by any stretch of the imagination either. She did tell me she likes fruity fragrances like Paris Hilton and she...
  10. Re: What to do with Colognes You're Tired Of?

    I know many would trade, sell or even give away fragrances that they're now tired of or no longer wear, but personally for me I store them in a separate area and occasionally I find myself going back...
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    Re: What's the Weirdest Fragrance You Own?

    My most out of the ordinary scent (I hesitate to use the word "weird") would be Jacomo de Jacomo by Jacomo de Jacomo. This is my go to Halloween/Friday the 13th fragrance as it just embodies the...
  12. Re: Has anyone else completely offended someone with what they thought was a "safe" fragrance?

    She definitely has a flair for the dramatic at times, but she did make crystal clear to me that she really, really hates MI. I wasn't around her when I first came to work, so she didn't get MI at...
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    Re: Creed Aventus for 18 year old

    Aventus can be worn by any age and is a great fragrance, but my only caveat is that if you're younger and looking to get into fragrance, for the price of Aventus you can get 5-6 bottles of less...
  14. Has anyone else completely offended someone with what they thought was a "safe" fragrance?

    Hey guys, haven't posted here in a long, LONG time, but in the last few days I've recently rekindled my love of fragrance so you'll be seeing a lot more of me here. It's good to be back!

    Anyways...
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    Neroli Portofino vs. Prada Amber PH

    Prada Amber may win solely due to it being the more familiar of the two, but those that have tried both which do you prefer and why?

    To me Neroli Portofino is the superior version because whereas...
  16. Poll: Re: Basenotes, you decide what I wear on my date tonight

    I think if I went that dark, I'd have to rise out of a coffin at the beginning of the date to complement it
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    Great date, but unfortunately no compliments on Aventus. I did get several compliments on my height and physique so it wasn't all for naught. Despite the chilly weather and our sitting outside, her...
  18. Poll: Re: Basenotes, you decide what I wear on my date tonight

    I'll be driving in my car by myself, but I will repeatedly say in the mirror "you sexy devil, you" at stop signs and red lights to boost the compliment counter
  19. Poll: Re: Basenotes, you decide what I wear on my date tonight

    Will do 3 sprays (1 on the neck, 1 on each wrist) at 7:30pm, am meeting her at 8pm. I am well-familiar with the potent nature of the Aventus beast
  20. Poll: Re: Basenotes, you decide what I wear on my date tonight

    Had two dates last week that I wore Spicebomb to, didn't get any feedback from either girl

    Looks like Aventus is going to be the clear cut winner. I almost left it out of the poll because I knew...
  21. Poll: Basenotes, you decide what I wear on my date tonight

    Meeting up for a first date with a girl at a bar in West Hollywood in a few hours, leaving it in your capable hands to decide what I wear. Whichever one is in the lead at 7:15pm PST is the one I...
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    Re: Egoiste! Egoiste! Egoiste!

    Give us your assessment of PE vs Egoiste
  23. Re: So, you've hit the Mega Bucks lottery.....

    Considering that designer frags can be purchased 2 for 1 or even 3/4 for 1 with niche frags, it's not really necessary to list individual ones I think. Anyone who would buy a niche frag could afford...
  24. Re: So, you've hit the Mega Bucks lottery.....

    But then what of the Grey Poupon?
  25. Re: So, you've hit the Mega Bucks lottery.....

    If you store frags properly, they can last a lifetime so if you buy a bottle once, you'll never have to worry about buying it again (that is of course if you get the right Creed batch)

    My...
  26. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Your theory is completely sound and 99.9999999% of the time you would be completely right. Unfortunately I believe we're dealing with that 0.0000001% contingency where you have to throw all reason...
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    Re: Acqua di Gio Sub-Forum

    Please elaborate
  28. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Hardly. I'm merely asking for transparency on Mugler's part and for people to question the source of PH's mysterious recent proliferation. If paying triple the price guarantees getting the real thing...
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    Re: A fun website to surf

    Here's another website in the same vein:

    https://www.muglerstoreusa.com/
  30. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    If you got your Pure Havane from the Mugler Boutique, something tells me you're already trying it...

    Try obtaining it from eBay or Craigslist if you want to be sure of getting the real thing.
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    I appreciate the thorough analysis, it was really instrumental answering all my lingering questions. Well, except for one: Do you fancy your left hand with ketchup or with mustard?

    Vindication is...
  32. Re: A few questions about L'instant de Guerlain Extreme EDP...

    I'm not familiar enough with the Bond No. 9s you mentioned to compare LIDGE to them, but I agree with the assessment above on the powdery aspects of it. It's not what you may traditionally consider a...
  33. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Of course it's The Smiths' fan who knows that Joan of Arc's Walkman didn't really start to melt as the flames rose to her Roman nose
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    1. I would never use a hypothetical situation to argue a point, that's why I made sure to specify my account as a historical reenactment.

    2. Perhaps not, but the Thierry Mugler in the historical...
  35. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I don't understand what tapdancing has to do with this :confused:
  36. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I appreciate the detailed explanation, but let me try to historically reenact a situation in which all 3 points would be invalid:

    Thierry Mugler: It appears as if our company is on the verge of...
  37. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Now you're just being paranoid.
  38. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I'll be honest, I have no idea what the state bird of Indiana is, but judging from your post the state beverage would be "Thierry Kool-Aid".

    As much as I appreciate the Mugler press release above,...
  39. Re: The " if you like (X Cologne) you MAY like..... "

    If you like Joop! you may like fermented toxic waste
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    Re: Smokey fragrance suggestions

    Jacomo de Jacomo is exactly what you want
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    The top notes on this one are like a punch to the face, but after about 30 mins it's actually not too bad. Personally I would never wear this one in public, but given your appreciation for...
  42. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    When demand egregiously outweighs supply, drastic measures must be taken. Am I the only one that took Econ 101?



    I would never eat a sandwich at a picnic unless I knew it came from a reputable...
  43. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I hope you're right. When I ordered Pure Havane I was just hoping to get a taste of fragrance, now I fear I may be getting a taste of racketeering.
  44. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    But would this not be the greatest vantage point from which to strike? Everyone so caught up in the frenzy of procuring a bottle that they fail to analyze batch numbers and packaging variations,...
  45. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Why would Mugler do anything Mugler does? You still haven't addressed the question
  46. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Is anyone else worried they may be getting a fake?

    Think about it, a week ago you couldn't find a bottle of this stuff anywhere and now Mugler has enough bottles in stock for every man, woman and...
  47. Re: Can't find a Tom Ford I like. Please help me.

    I was going to suggest Grey Vetiver, there's nothing really in there to dislike but as you pointed out there are things you can like better
  48. Re: Beautyencounter.com - Safe to buy Bond No.9 Perfumes?

    I once ordered a Bond No. 9 from Beauty Encounter and after several days of eager anticipation, the UPS Man arrived at my door with my long-awaited gift from the heavens. I furiously tore through the...
  49. Re: Memorial Day Fragrance, Whats Your Fragrance Choice

    Maybe it's the Apple Pie note in there, but Tommy strikes me as being a quintessentially American frag
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    Re: Match a song to your SOTD !

    I'll match it to my SOTN Spicebomb, this is how I dance shortly after application:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_RIGzk3iTQ
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    Poll: Re: Prada Amber Vs Midnight In Paris

    Essential takes offense to that
  52. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Fixed.
  53. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    It looks like they have Pure Malt back in stock too? It allowed me to add it to my cart. Anyone know if they deliver internationally?
  54. Re: How to get rid of marks on my Creed bottles.

    http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt123/scoobysnacks99873/WhiteOut.png
  55. Re: Which Scent has a lot of Booze in it? Rum,Gin,Whiskey You name it Baby..

    Pure Malt is the obvious suggestion

    Set Sail for St Barts if you like Tequila
  56. Re: [HELP] Signature Scent: Chanel Allure Homme or Creed Green Irish Tweed?

    GIT
    Voyage d'Hermes (for summer)
  57. Re: My first "blind" (budget) Cologne purchase since my return to BN. Care to take a guess ?

    The two key words being "nice" and "budget", I'm going to go with Basenotes' favorite Nautica Voyage
  58. Re: If you could only own 1 Bottle from BOND No.9 Which one would it be?

    I currently am ;)
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    Re: A Great Day with Gucci Envy

    Personally I think it's a bit too wild and loud to wear with a suit, I think it's far better suited (no pun intended) for a night out where you're trying to get a lot of attention (and I mean more in...
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    Re: summer scent like Rive Gauche PH

    +1000 on all the suggestions of Prada Infusion, I think that would work quite nicely in this scenario

    Also Voyage d'Hermes may fit the bill, very light while maintaining sophistication and...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    I completely understand your perspective and if you enjoy wearing the powerhouses as daily wear, by all means continue to wear them. My comments were solely based on how other 21-year olds may view...
  62. Re: Starting out... La Nuit de L'homme or Bleu de Chanel

    If you're just starting your collection, get Bleu de Chanel as you will need something that can be worn in a wide variety of situations and this one works well in everything. La Nuit is the better...
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    Re: US perfume stores and cheap places

    If you're going to be in the US for a number of days, order from Amazon or Fragrancenet and have it shipped to your US address. If you go to discounters, there's no telling what their selection is...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    If you must add more powerhouses, look into Versace L'Homme. Can be acquired for very cheaply if you look around and is very high quality stuff

    Also Azzaro Pour Homme is a must buy for you, just...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Great wardrobe, although I would say your wardrobe is more appropriate for someone in their 30s and 40s than someone in their very early 20s. I'm 27 and a lot of the powerhouse items you have in your...
  66. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I do, but I already have A*Men and I couldn't add any Pure Shot. I would've gone for 3 samples of Pure Shot had I the option
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    I kept selecting Pure Shot and it wouldn't let me add it so I finally got multiple Sunessence samples worried I was going to miss the sale
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    Mugler isn't particularly good about starting sales at the time they state. If I recall correctly, the Pure Malt sale started several hours after the posted time
  69. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    If srs, can you post the link that it took you to when you clicked on it on your wishlist?
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    http://i.imgur.com/aumCO.gif
  71. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Good moooooooooooooooooooooorning Basenotes
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    Re: New fragrance for work (retail)

    Aventus is a very easy one to overspray, if wearing for work I'd definitely go for the much-derided walk through mist or two well-placed sprays at most. Of course a lot of this depends on what batch...
  73. Re: New Male Addict. Looking for a new Scent.

    Geekman, are you in the US? If so, you may have some difficulty tracking down M7 and Kouros in a dept store and L'Instant Extreme isn't carried in stores here, not to mention Spicebomb is currently...
  74. Re: I think I bought a fake bottle of Fahrenheit

    They sell out of sizes from time to time, they'll carry whatever sizes they can get their hands on. You can wait a few weeks or look at other vendors on eBay or Amazon. Or just bite the bullet and...
  75. Re: I think I bought a fake bottle of Fahrenheit

    I had a bottle that I could have hooked you up with a few days ago, but unfortunately I already sold it. My mom bought it for me as a birthday gift with the explanation of "you always talk about how...
  76. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    It's a safe investment provided you take care of it because by the time you'll realize you have no use for the backup bottle, the price will have skyrocketed in resale if the product is rare or...
  77. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Perfume = For a woman
    Cologne = For a man
    Fragrance = Could be referring to either

    It's just shorthand, if you say cologne you know you're speaking of a fragrance for a man, but if you only say...
  78. Re: I think I bought a fake bottle of Fahrenheit

    I would've probably waited to open the claim and given the seller a chance to refund your money. You need to be for sure the seller knew he was selling a fake as a lot of time, the sellers are the...
  79. Re: I think I bought a fake bottle of Fahrenheit

    I've never attempted it but I believe PayPal has a number of protocols in place for getting your money back if you've gotten a fake of something. The price alone should've been a red flag. Out of...
  80. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Like this?

    http://i.imgur.com/iklIX.gif
  81. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    http://files.redux.com/images/6f69dd7271ef7177c8dc172a34503721/raw
  82. Re: I think I bought a fake bottle of Fahrenheit

    Look to see if there's a temperature gauge anywhere on the bottle. If it's in Celsius, you know you've gotten a dud
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    Re: Gift Set vs Stand Alone Bottle

    The gift sets are the same exact product, except with different packaging. Whereas in the stand-alone bottle it comes in just a box, the gift-set comes with any number of products ranging from...
  84. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    http://memeorama.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/maximum-trolling-gif.gif
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    Re: Smell Bent fragrances.

    http://www.strawberrynet.com/images/products/03515032705.jpg
  86. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    In b4 exactly 0 bottles of PH or PM are acquired
  87. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I always try for the opposite, it saves me from the "have you ever heard of Bleu de Chanel? It's really popular with your age group" pitch. It ain't easy being here in Cali, the SAs are ruthless
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    Re: Father's day gift suggestions?

    Yeah brah, can only use this gif

    http://i52.tinypic.com/2mpx1e9.gif

    feelsbatman
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    Re: A Great Day with Gucci Envy

    I'm always amused when a high quality designer fragrance costs in the upper hundred because it's discontinued or rare, everyone gets up in arms but when a Creed or a Bond #9 costs that much, everyone...
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    Re: Summer Fragrances for young adult

    Nautica Voyage is as good of a bargain as you will find

    Others to look into slightly pricier are Versace Man Eau Fraiche, Lacoste Essential, Clinique Happy, Carlos Santana, Tommy and Hugo
  91. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I was actually debating at the time whether referring to it as a fragrance forum to her would sound more or less abnormal. Not that it really would've mattered, at that point in the conversation I...
  92. Re: Can't remember the name of an eau de toilette? Help...

    Keep in mind companies regularly change their boxes so that box you saw 18 years ago may look different now and be even harder to identify. If anyone were to know it though, it would be here
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    Re: Versace Dreamer

    The longevity on this one is not great for me, so 8-10 sprays on me the night before would be well gone by the time I woke up. This is probably my overall biggest compliment getter, for some reason...
  94. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Less than 12 hours to go, where do we currently stand on the Basenotes hysteria meter?

    btw I was in Bloomingdales this afternoon killing a few minutes and asked an SA if she had Taste of Fragrance...
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    Re: A Great Day with Gucci Envy

    On eBay from a user with good reviews for $160 so there's a start
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    Re: Father's day gift suggestions?

    Trust me and buy Azzaro Pour Homme, some might argue this is one of the greatest frags ever made, perfect for your dad's age, can where anywhere/anytime and he'll love it if he loves Herrera for Men....
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    Re: A Great Day with Gucci Envy

    It's funny you should make this thread because I had a very similar experience last week. I too hadn't worn it in years mainly because it reminds me of a girl I used to date who really liked this...
  98. Re: Best fragrance for the gym and just after

    Biceps?? That's for teen misc ----------------->

    Squatz 'n' oatz are all I need




    o lawd! (and may I say your wings are looking most glorious today)
  99. Re: Best fragrance for the gym and just after

    There isn't but beware the banana hammer, it may rustle your jimmies
  100. Re: Best fragrance for the gym and just after

    Who are your guests, Chestbrah and Supaturk?

    Obvious troll is obvious.
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