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  1. Re: is this creed green irish tweed fake? not opened sealed box yet...

    Creeds usually aren't wrapped in cellophane. Post a pic of the bottle - also take the cap and sprayer off the bottle (so we can see the stem).
  2. [CONUS] Re: Christmas Special! VINTAGE Helmut Lang EDP 3 oz. tester - $115 shipped

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  3. Re: WANTED - Clear or White cap for 3.4 oz. Bond No.9 bottle

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  4. [CONUS] Re: VINTAGE Helmut Lang EDP 3 oz. tester & Terre d'Hermes Parfum 2.5 oz. tester

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  5. [CONUS] Re: VINTAGE Helmut Lang EDP 3 oz. tester with cap - 97% full

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  6. Re: WANTED - Clear or White cap for 3.4 oz. Bond No.9 bottle

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  7. [CONUS] Re: Christian Dior Fahrenheit EDT (vintage) & MORE

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    Re: Aigner No. 1 Oud

    If someone reports that this juice has some "oomph" and strength I'm blind buying!!! I'm a sucker for strong ouds - especially at $50!
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    Re: Aigner No. 1 Oud

    Looking forward to hearing more!
  10. [CONUS] Re: VINTAGE YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme and Dior Fahrenheit EDT for swap

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  11. WANTED - Clear or White cap for 3.4 oz. Bond No.9 bottle

    Looking to swap for or purchase a white or clear Bond no.9 cap for a 3.4 oz. bottle. PM me if you have this available!

    AC
  12. [CONUS] Christmas Special! VINTAGE Helmut Lang EDP 3 oz. tester - SOLD

    The following are for sale (NO SWAP OFFERS PLEASE):

    VINTAGE Helmut Lang EDP 3 oz. tester, 97% full (with box and cap I added that fits snugly) - SOLD
    33162

    Price includes shipping in the US...
  13. [CONUS] VINTAGE YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme & Dior Fahrenheit EDT (want to swap for Creed Green Valley)

    The following are for swap:

    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme (vintage) - 4.2 oz. with cap and box (95% full)

    Lattafa Perfumes Ameer Al Oudh - 3.4 oz. with cap and box (98% full)

    Dior Fahrenheit...
  14. Re: A very,very nice Millesime Imperial 'type' perfume!!

    What was the name of it Pasxos? I'd be interested too.
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    Re: Anyone try out Lomani Intense Black?

    I usually don't believe in the Creed clone hype but I just received a bottle of Intense Black. On my skin it's 90% Royal Oud. Intense Black is a small bit sweeter but lasts much longer on my skin...
  16. Re: Ever have somebody famous ask what you're wearing?

    One of my best friends came to visit me in Atlanta last year. He had plans to meet up with his ex-girlfriend for lunch and wanted a spritz of something from my collection. I had a bottle of Montale...
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    Re: Xerjoff Richwood... is it worth the 670$ ?

    Agree with hedonist - nothing but patchouli to me as well. It's Rich, but no wood...
  18. Re: A Terre d'Hermes Parfum tester bottle question

    It does. I have one - it also has Tester written on the side of the bottle.
  19. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    DEFINITELY Ducati for Men.
  20. Re: Is following Dolce Gabbana "By Man" fake? [pics included]

    It's real. I've had a By Man bottle scratched up just like that. Two ways you can tell if your By Man is a fake - #1) - I've NEVER seen a faked 50ml bottle. The 100ml bottle is the one always...
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    Re: Insurrection pure by reyane = Aventus

    The top note of Insurrection Pure is somewhat similar to Aventus but give it about 30 minutes and it finishes up with a sweet, musky and non-descript drydown with a small of fruitiness. Hey, I'm all...
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    Re: Al Attar fragrance line? Luckyscent?

    Appreciate it Beck - I can always depend on you to keep it real.
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    Re: Le Cherche Midi fragrances?

    If longevity and sillage were better #30 would be a five star fragrance.
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    Re: Search for a New Summer Scent: Creed

    Between MI and VIW I'd go MI. I love how natural smelling VIW is but it's so feminine to my nose. I had a decant and gave it to my sister. You need to check out Xerjoff 1861.
  25. Re: If I really like Bentley Intense for Men what else would I like?

    Tauer L'air du Desert Marocain, Neela Vermeire Trayee, Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan and Amouage Interlude Man would probably be right up your alley.
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    Re: Thoughts On A Few Fragrances

    You can find reviews about all of these in the Basenotes directory - http://www.basenotes.net/fragrancedirectory/
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    Re: Le Cherche Midi fragrances?

    When I first tried #30 I immediately understood why I read nothing but positive reviews. #17 snuck up on me - all I got was a nondescript smell of alcohol when I sprayed it on. #17 really unfolds...
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    Re: Le Cherche Midi fragrances?

    Got my bottles today. The packaging and display box are very quality. IMHO #30 is the standout of the trio - excellent citrus. However, I REALLY enjoy the smoky gourmandish drydown of #17. I am...
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    Re: Le Cherche Midi fragrances?

    Looking forward to receiving 1, 17 and 30. Betting that I love 30.
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    Re: CONUS: Divine, Vintage Guerlain

    PM sent
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    Re: Perfumania...somethings not right???

    Just return it to Perfumania and go buy it at Sephora or Macy's.
  32. Re: Fragrances you like that noone's talking about...

    Opus Oils Mother (EDP version)
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    Re: creed royal oud review

    You're a lucky guy because I get extremely limited longevity and projection from Royal Oud. If I could find a fragrance that smells exactly like it that lasts I'd buy it immediately. I have oily...
  34. Re: Creed Royal Oud didn't like first try loved second try.

    ...
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    Xerjoff Nio
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    Re: L'Antichambre - Belgian Fragrances, Anyone?

    Definitely looking forward to some initial impressions!
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    Re: niche fragrance similar to Nikos Sculpture

    Xerjoff Uden
  38. Re: Montale 100ml Bottles Are Tiny And Very Light/ What Do you Think ?

    I was about to say the same thing JH! If you think the 100ml bottles are small then you should see the 50ml - they are tiny.
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    Re: Creed Royal Water Fake check please

    Guys, that is a legit bottle of Royal Water. It's just an older bottle - Royal Water was repackaged a few years ago (I think the same time Creed stopped producing Millesime Imperial with the all...
  40. Re: Gucci Pour Homme 1 & 2 bottle size difference?

    LOL! You weren't kidding Christian M!
  41. Poll: Re: I found a new love...24 Gold by Scentstory...how do you rate this one?

    Way too sweet and feminine. I still give it a 5 because it's extremely rich and long-lasting.
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    Re: BY Man Dolce & Gabbana

    I don't get any similarity between By Man and Platinum Egoiste. I'll also say that By Woman is a fantastic fragrance and extremely unisex. I have By Man and By Woman and I'm starting to enjoy By...
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    Re: BY Man Dolce & Gabbana

    I've only seen the 1 oz. size in the By Man gift set. Never seen it individually packaged.
  44. Re: I love stanky fragrance, can you help sugest a few for me to sample

    1. Smell Bent Commando EDT
    2. Byredo M/Mink
    3. Bal de Versailles EDC
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    Re: Pascal Morabito's Or Black

    Glad you love it Earl! Or Black is some sinister stuff (especially the vintage version). Enjoy.
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    Re: Monster sillage + clean scent

    Gendarme 20 - the ultimate workplace fragrance.
  47. Thread: Creed Aventus

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    Re: Creed Aventus

    PM sent
  48. Re: Tired of all these Oud fragrances? it's time to try this....

    Where can this be purchased?
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    Re: Patou pour Homme, is this a fair price?

    Not a fan of the Patou Pour Homme aftershave. It's not nearly as good as the EDT. I really like the spicy hot pepper topnotes of PPH edt but the aftershave doesn't possess this. However, $60...
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    Re: Best Scent that describes Man on Fire?

    Mona di Orio Cuir
  51. Re: Just received my 5 ml sample of 24 gold by Scentstory, can't wait to wear this bad boy tonight

    EXTREMELY sweet and feminine. Gave it to my girlfriend and she loves it.
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    Poll: Re: Should I blind buy Pure Malt?

    Buy it directly from Thierry Mugler for $88 shipped - http://www.muglerstoreusa.com/A*Men-Pure-Malt/M020101011,en_US,pd.html?start=13
  53. Thread: Vintage D&G

    by acjigga
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    Re: Vintage D&G

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/280968-Dolce-and-Gabbana-Pour-Homme-reformulated?highlight=dolce
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    Re: thebeck is signing off

    TheBeck, we're going to miss your knowledge! I respect your opinion and taste like no one else here. Good luck in the next phase of your life my man.
  55. Re: Bois d’Ascese Eau de Parfum by Naomi Goodsir

    Drseid, you are reading my mind. My first thought when I sampled Bois d'Ascese was "this is a wearable version of MdO Cuir!".
  56. Re: Bois d’Ascese Eau de Parfum by Naomi Goodsir

    Got my samples yesterday. Does Bois d'Ascese remind anyone else of Mona di Orio's Cuir? Not quite as smoky as Cuir but somewhat similar.
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    Re: Creed MI extreme and aventus Extreme

    I've tried samples of both of these. DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!!! The top notes are nice but both have extremely cheap-smelling, white musk drydowns. Awful. I truly believe that the guys on youtube...
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    Re: Costume National Homme

    Homme is nice but Scent Intense is the best from this house.
  59. Re: Two new fragrances from ScentStory: 24 Go Dark and 24 Platinum

    I own 24 Gold as well and it's an extremely quality gourmand. My gripe is that a juice as good as this would get even more hype if the packaging wasn't so awful.
  60. Re: Two new fragrances from ScentStory: 24 Go Dark and 24 Platinum

    I wish they would improve the bottle design. Extremely cheap looking.
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    Re: Invasion Barbare / Parfums MDCI

    IB is way too quiet and understated for its price. If I'm looking for a fresh fougere Alexa Lixfeld 003 is so much better and stronger.
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    Re: Last frag that WOW'ed you ?

    Alexa Lixfeld 003
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    Re: Top 5 Vintage Masculine

    1. Patou Pour Homme
    2. Hermes Bel Ami (vintage)
    3. Guerlain Derby (vintage Eagle bottle)
    4. Etienne Aigner Superfragrance for Men
    5. Ted Lapidus Pour Homme (vintage red bottle)
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    Re: Blind buying a Creed. Help!

    Sample my friend. And there are SO MANY other houses worthy of exploring other and IMO better than Creed (i.e. Tauer, Amouage, CDG, Xerjoff just to name a few).
  65. Re: DSquared2's He Wood Rocky Mountain Wood or Chanel's Sycomore

    Sycomore by far. It's so multifunctional and distinct. I live in Atlanta and have no reservations wearing Sycomore in the summer heat. For such a strong fragrance, the vetiver in Sycomore is...
  66. Re: Just to give everyone looking for By Man by D&G a heads up...

    Definitely not worth $300 IMO. I get a sweet baby power vibe from it. Get Kristiansand NY EDP and save $240.
  67. Re: Sharing a secret: the best under-the-radar fragrance prize goes to...

    Got my bottle today too. I'm surprised at how well done this is. I sprayed it on a couple of hours ago and it's still going strong. Definitely a leather for the non-leather lover. Sort of like a...
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    Re: DIOR!!!!! What have you done?????

    For the Fahrenheit lovers, bid quick LOL - http://www.ebay.com/itm/Giant-Rarity-Big-Fahrenheit-Edt-by-Christian-Dior-Collection-with-187-Bottle-/110893470426?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19d1c412da
  69. Poll: Re: The Best Bond No9 Fragrance for Men-POLL!

    Why isn't Harrods Oud on the list? Easily Bond No. 9's best.
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    Re: Most 'sparkling' mens fragrance...

    CDG Soda and Neil Morris Takashimaya
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    Re: Thierry Mugler - Pure Malt

    http://www.sephora.fr/Parfum/Parfum-Homme/Tous/AMen-Pure-Malt/P94912
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    Re: Creed - Is this real?

    ScentMonkey is legit but make sure you call before you order online to make sure the product is in stock. They have a habit of still showing an item in stock on their website when it is actually out...
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    Re: Creed - Is this real?

    $160 for a 4 oz. bottle of OV is not a steal. This is a steal - http://www.scentmonkey.com/product.php?code=M-T-1206
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    Re: which oud scents are more easy to wear?

    Totally agree - I see nothing subtle about Leather Oud. Extremely skanky to me.
  75. Re: $35 > for a Father's Day scent. What do you recommend?

    lmao!!!
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    Re: Does anyone like Wall Street by Bond No 9 ?

    EXACTLY!!! This is what kills Wall Street for me. I get an extremely fishy/seaweed vibe at the bottom. Turns my stomach.
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud , what should I expect?

    I would love Creed Royal Oud if it had more longevity and sillage. It starts great on my skin and dies to a whisper within two hours. The top notes are fantastic though.
  78. Re: Pls , compare xerkoff x amouage attars...what perfumista is behind xerkoff ????

    Not trying to be a prick, but it's XERJOFF.
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    Re: I read articles about the Creed boutique and have watched youtube vids about that and other

    Scent Bar (aka Luckyscent.com - http://www.luckyscent.com/scentbar/). This is THE PLACE to go to in LA.
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    Poll: Re: Your Favorite House

    Xerjoff
  81. Re: Fresh Linen type of smell i need advice! help :)

    Gendarme EDP and Puro Lino (if you can find it)
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    Re: Xerjoff - where to start?

    What type of fragrance are you looking for? My favorites from Xerjoff are Modoc, Richwood, Kobe, Nio, 1861 and Regio. Uden and Mefisto are popular but aren't very original IMO. If you love leather...
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    Re: Keiko Mecheri Cuir Fauve

    Got a large sample of this today. It is spicy, smokey, and a little sweet. It's not a literal interpretation of leather like TF Tuscan Leather. Extremely sexy with terrific longevity and solid...
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    I think Royal Oud would get more love on Basenotes if it had been named Royal Spices. I'm sorry, but I barely perceive any oud in it. I don't get great projection or longevity but the top notes...
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2012

    Patou Pour Homme Prive' EDT

    http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n297/acjigga/pprive.jpg
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    Re: Searching for my signature "sparkling citrus"

    Neil Morris Takashimaya
    Xerjoff Nio
    CDG Soda
  87. Re: Cologne Reviewers on Youtube *QUESTION FOR EVERYONE!*

    My advice is to upload a new review at least once a week. Also, try to discuss fragrances that everyone on Youtube hasn't already reviewed. Another Pure Malt, Aventus, or Dior Homme Intense review...
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    Re: Top 5 discontinued / Limited Edition Creed's

    Verveine Narcisse
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    Re: Creed Vintage Tabarome!!!

    I swam competitively when I was a kid and VT has a chlorine-swimming pool note on my skin that makes me queasy. Great to own for reference purposes but there's no way I would wear it.
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    Re: The Best Neroli?

    Xerjoff Kobe
  91. Re: What did you learn about your frags during the BN downtime this week ?

    One of these questions has to be "Is my fragrance a fake?". I don't know why, but the frequency of this being asked just gets on my nerves. There should be a "Is My Fragrance a Fake?" subforum...
  92. Re: What are you thoughts on Bond No9 Eau De New York?

    It reminds me of Annick Goutal's Eau d' Hadrien - but with much more longevity.
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    Re: Thanks to the fragrance community!

    Congrats man. You should be very proud of yourself - I'm glad that our hobby/obsession has helped you win your personal battle.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: March 2012

    I have a great feeling about this blind buy!

    http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n297/acjigga/syc.jpg
  95. Re: Creed Vintage Tabarome is not very different from Aramis

    Sorry, I don't see any relation between Aramis and VT. However, a fellow Basenoter pointed out that VT and Feuille Verte share some similarities (with him referring to FV as a greener VT). I can...
  96. Re: Sales tactics I've noticed in some privately-owned fragrance shops

    HA HA. PM me if you have any issues.
  97. Re: Sales tactics I've noticed in some privately-owned fragrance shops

    LOL! These type of stores are just shameless.
  98. Re: Sales tactics I've noticed in some privately-owned fragrance shops

    Great advice. What's funny (and sad) is the SA's probably sell gallons of this off-brand junk.
  99. Re: Sales tactics I've noticed in some privately-owned fragrance shops

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  100. Sales tactics I've noticed in some privately-owned fragrance shops

    Someone started a thread about this topic a while ago and I had a similar experience today. I visited a small privately owned fragrance shop at a local outlet mall and had a varied experience. What...
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