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    Patou Pour Homme 90ml - Quick sale

    Hello,

    I have the exact same product as this minus a few sprays (the amount matches the level of the bottom curve of the P in Patou)

    Edit: This is the after shave.

    I'm looking for $80 +...
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    Scents of Introspection

    I have been browsing a few descriptions of scents and interestingly the words introspective, reflection and contemplative are being used to push the emotion of the scent through to the reader.

    Are...
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    Re: Scents in a shade of Grey

    That last description just cost me the price of a sample. Interesting recommendations so far.
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    Scents in a shade of Grey

    It's time for another vague description and for noses to try and match it up to a scent.

    I'm looking for something that smells like the color grey would.

    Grey Vetiver does a damn good job but...
  5. Thread: Match the Scent

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    Match the Scent

    Ok, I'm going to describe a setting, you tell me if any scent you have smelt reminds you of the setting or vice versa.

    You're stranding on an anonymous, plain, grass covered hill somewhere in...
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    Re: What are your most unique fragrances?

    I'm tempted to try hammam bouquet but how high is the powder factor in it?
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    Favourite scent of the 40's?

    Half a decade with war set on several theaters. What was the fragrance worlds reaction to these times and the second half of the decade, the clean up, new timid peace?
  8. Re: Do you ever feel embarrassed talking about fragrances?

    In Australia we have a bizarre complex with heightened masculinity. This is a slight generalization but even with the more liberal (straight) gents bringing the subject up can raise eyebrows or...
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    Guerlain Homme L'eau

    The new, 'extremely fresh' flanker from Guerlain. I have read a few reviews, all unanimously positive which is quite a divorce from the original. Has anyone here tried it, have an opinion?

    How...
  10. Thread: Metallic scents

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    Metallic scents

    Anyone know any of notable reputation?
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    Re: Eau Sauvage for Young Men

    tbh I've had it since I was 22.
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    Your Favourtie Middle Eastern Scent?

    Think dusty market places over flowing with spices, cold wind whipped desert sand dunes, lines of camels across a sunset horizon, leathery sun-aged men smoking cigarettes and drops of golden oil.
    ...
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    What do you do after the fragrance arrives?

    I always see these threads, and I always think the the author has lost all self-awareness. Fallen deep into a world of perfume where the most mundane queries (from an outsiders perspective) are...
  14. Re: Colognes the COMPLETE opposite of refined and sophisticated...........

    Le Male fullstop
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    Re: Which Amouage do you recommend?

    To be honest I just wanted to try a good middle eastern scent.
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    Which Amouage do you recommend?

    Judging by the reviews the one that stands out on top of the others is Homage with no negative reviews. But I've seen in a few threads people recommending Reflection and Lyric when Homage is an...
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    Quick question for American BNer's

    Bought a frag from fragranceX 2+ months ago, nothing has come. Their support is ignoring my emails. Whats the best way to take action?

    Frankly I'd rather get the fragrance I bought rather than the...
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    Re: fragrancex.com????

    Right now I'm in a feud with them over a bottle they apparently sent me on the 2nd of December...58 days later, nada...The most annoying thing is the cut and paste responses I've gotten on the 35th...
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    Creed Windsor..smells like...

    Got a small decant, the opening is original..but the dry down...can't put my finger on it but I have in my amateur career smelt something similar...maybe not in the same league of elegance but...
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    Price check on Feuille Verte by Creed

    I have a friend who has an unopened bottle of this revered fragrance.

    It it sold out everywhere I'm sure, taking this into account what would be an honorable price to offer him for a full 250ml...
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    Re: Respected Reviewers and Online Stores?

    Thanks for your quick reply. Who would be a prominent/prodigious reviewer for the inner cloister so so speak?
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    Respected Reviewers and Online Stores?

    Just wondering who a few of the perfume reviewers are whose words have the power to make or break a scent, well at least damage it's reputation noticeably, sort of a Roger Ebert of the fragrance...
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    Re: Most Futuristic Frag?

    What is Artek like? couldn't find it in the directory yet..
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    Most Futuristic Frag?

    Any idea's for a scent that would fall under the futuristic label?

    For mine, maybe Encre Noir?
  25. Thread: Coldest Scent

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    Coldest Scent

    Has anyone come across a scent that has smelt surprisingly cold, like an ultra-fresh scent. I know of GIT and Cool water but I'm after something that actually feels like your invigorating your sense...
  26. Poll: Re: My wife won't "alllow" me to buy fragrances for the next 6 months

    divorce/affair with sales assistant at favorite store.
  27. Thread: Sour Orientals

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    Sour Orientals

    Do these exist?

    Or are they traditionally sweet at the dry down with vanilla, I wouldn't mind that shimmery amber touch to something like Tiffany for Men.
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    Re: What Review has Sold You?

    I enjoy reading them and building a picture of it in my head. From the Cartier Declaration L'Essence reviews I swear to you when I smelt a sample of it it matched what I had built up. The strange...
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    What Review has Sold You?

    Was there a review that you read here on BN that just turned you on to a scent or pushed you from the edge into buying it?

    Or one that just stuck with you?

    This one worked for me, no names, you...
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    Re: Smelling like Scarlet..

    It is an odd question. My attempt was to match a scent to the color, not so much in the traditional green and blue scents that have other meanings in the industry. More like a scent that invokes the...
  31. Re: What feminine scents could easily be classified as male scents?

    I tentatively say Tabac Blond by Caron, but that's just from reviews I've read and my interpretation, maybe someone who has smelt it can second this?
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    Smelling like Scarlet..

    What ladies scent is closest to smelling like rich scarlet?

    Golden Scarlet
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    The Scent of Indifference

    This is quite a large theme in my life. My moniker for example coincides with the various philosophies circling my thoughts. Anyway I was reading a review of Guerlain Vetiver and one critic described...
  34. Thread: Crisp Oriental?

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    Re: Crisp Oriental?

    I'm flattered.

    Carven Homme I just bought actually and I have a sample of Tiffany for Men (I think these two have been compared as similar), I can see Tiffany being a more pointed affair of...
  35. Thread: Crisp Oriental?

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    Re: Crisp Oriental?

    My fault, Patou Pour Homme
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    Re: Luxurious Darkness?

    The reviews are pointing in the right direction I'll sample this one too.

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    Encre Noir

    Look's interesting, encre noir doesn't feel like what I'm looking for, but no top notes, sounds like...
  37. Thread: Crisp Oriental?

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    Crisp Oriental?

    I have PPH which is quite deep and lawless. Can anyone recommend almost the opposite, is there something that come across sharper and more refined (i stress not overly sweet), a formal type of...
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    Your perfect scent (in notes)

    If your a true BNer you must have at some point considered creating your own scent or at least searched for all specific notes for that conceptually immaculate fragrance. What would yours be?

    Of...
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    Re: Luxurious Darkness?

    Is the violet version sweeter?

    I'm not really one for over sweet scents, muted sweet i can handle, even soft sweet. I don't like male scents that scream for attention really (dior homme was to...
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    Re: Is Antaeus a "cigar-box woody" ?

    interesting thanks
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    Re: Lotus - that fragrance from the car company

    do tell us of your spoils if you complete your quest
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    Re: Luxurious Darkness?

    Has anyone tried Feminitè du Bois?

    It seems to have a few characteristics I might be looking for, does it have a warm oriental drydown or something different as it looks like it might be hinted at...
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    Re: Is Antaeus a "cigar-box woody" ?

    So you'd get a higher concentration if you were going to buy a new bottle these days?

    maybe an EdP? does it even come in that form...
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    Re: Luxurious Darkness?

    I'm to easily swayed by the reviews, however I'll get a sample when I get the time/money

    perhaps I'm asking for something that doesn't exist
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    Re: Losing sleep over Vanille Galante

    I'd say your the only person who's losing sleep over a frag in Newcastle,

    which doesn't say anything about you more about Newcastle..
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    Luxurious Darkness?

    I had a sample of Antaeus, and for when it was made it is such an impressive scent to this day and why not further.

    It has this magnificent Dirty Darkness sense to it when you originally breathe...
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    Re: Looking for a great club/party scent

    Here's a trick, just put one different fragrance on each arm, whatever fragrance you choose, it could be secretions magnifique for all you care..then ask the girl your eying if she likes one or the...
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    Havana Ending Same as Fahrenhiet Beggining?

    It could be Limited experience on my behalf, but that makes this is so much more surprising.

    The dry down on Havana goes toe to toe with that motor oil, mechanic sweatshop opening from Fahrenheit...
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    Re: Fragrance speculating.

    I've noticed Tobacco Vanille has a lot of love here, It's pricey but I'm assuming Tom Ford wants to keep his exclusives exclusive so that would be a good one to pick up for future envy, if it's your...
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    Re: Matching the scent to yourself..

    An extension of your personality. Which then takes me to the point I raised above. Is the scent you choose suitable not only for your personality but for your surroundings?

    Say you work at a...
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    Re: Do you guys also tend to dress the part?

    I suppose you would want to match

    A) What your wearing

    B) The occasion

    C) The weather

    Not that playing the part would matter to much so B is admissible, I'd rather be fashionably...
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    Matching the scent to yourself..

    Quite frankly I could write an essay on this topic many times longer than what you are about to read. This is an issue that my mind has been tugging and pulling at for a while but never fully...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday - 27 Jan 09

    Aramis - Bermuda Tonic, smells like it's from somewhere you'd rather be.
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    Re: Which Cologne(s) Has your Favorite NAME(S)?

    Antaeus

    ++will update after some research++
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    Aramis Bermuda Tonic

    Blind bought this a while ago and it's arrival is imminent, there's 5 positive reviews on this site, just wondering if there's any more experiences with this cologne out there?
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    Re: More Expensive Male Scents

    Good Question. Can creator's put out a fragrance of high standard for 20-30 dollars, Or are they milking the perfumer, company name, exotic ingredients for 400% mark ups

    Edit: If you want to save...
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    Re: From sample to full bottle – what goes wrong?

    Perhaps it's a psychological thing, the anticipation + the already high regard you have for the fragrance led you to Over Estimate the scent in between receiving it.

    Perhaps it's the same but...
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    More Expensive Male Scents

    Who has given into Dionysus's urgings and blown (or inhaled?) a paycheck on a fragrance?

    Let me know your most expensive or the most expensive you've heard of?

    I saw an older parfum by guerlain...
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    Re: I don't find the EDT I want

    Dunhill for Men, made entirely out of flowers and has a powdery clean dry down, you may enjoy.
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    Tabac Blond, worth the blind buy?

    It's highly regarded, but does it live up to expectation?
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    Re: ? Best strongest Vanilla masculine ?...BUT...

    Tom Ford's dam expensive,

    Guerlain SDV I can't seem to find anywhere??

    Try Tabac Blond by Caron, pricey but most goddesses are

    Edit: It might not have vanilla in it, heh, got caught up in...
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    Re: Dunhill for Men: A Good Blind Buy?

    Bought this last week, it surprised me a little from the reviews it got here.

    I had a good idea of what it would smell like based on the reviews, it proved to be completely different from what I...
  63. Thread: Fragrance Barack

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    Fragrance Barack

    Your President-Elect of the Free World, you wake up day of the inauguration, what fragrance do you put on?
  64. Re: A question for muslims BNoters or those in the Middle East: Hajj-al-Aswad perfume

    additional question, are there Muslims who forbid fragrances due to the alcohol base?
  65. Do you find it strange Vuitton never got into Fragrances?

    With ferrari, sean combs and burger king in on the act I'm wondering why one of France's prestigious fashion houses never got into scentsmithing,?

    Perhaps the company is large enough these days...
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    Re: How did you become interested in fragrances?

    writing, to complete a character you must have the full spectrum of their idiosyncrasies down. Scent plays a rather large role in character development and helps getting fully immersed into the...
  67. Thread: Rating System

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    Rating System

    Is there a possibility we could have a rating system using the thumbs up and down idea except turned into percentage and then tallied.

    There will be some that bat at 1.000 but then they may have...
  68. Re: Darkest, Sexiest, Velvet, Deepest, Barry White Fragrance

    what is this? can't find it
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    Light Winter Scent

    From my sig

    ES: Spring/Summer Day
    PPH: Summer Night
    BT: Spring/Summer Afternoon/Eve
    A: Winter All Day
    DFM: So Versatile
    LDD: Casual Social

    I'm picking up Ungaro 3 Blind from the BN ratings...
  70. Darkest, Sexiest, Velvet, Deepest, Barry White Fragrance

    Can't get enough of your love baby..


    ??
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    cocaine and perfume

    not having tried the drug myself, I was wondering whether insuffulating cocaine has a detrimental, positive or neutral effect to being able to pick out various scents thrown at you by a fragrance.
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    Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger

    noted..
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