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    Poll: Re: Best from Mugler's A*Men line poll

    Hard choice... Today, it would be A*Men just because its most complex one. Tomorrow it could be Pure Malt.
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme - RIP

    I am not telling its not possible but I would not base my opinion about any Chanel based on bottle from ebay. Have you tried "new "version in regular store before?
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    Poll: Re: Should Creed update their bottle design?

    There is nothing wrong with Creeds bottle design.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste 2015.

    They have nothing in common except of name.

    Egoiste - sweet and rich - this is pure oriental
    Platinum Egoiste - dry and sharp - alternative to aquatics
  5. Re: Viaggio d`Africa vs Vetiver Tonka: The Results

    I've tried Vetiver Tonka just once so I dont remember much about it (except of that it smelled very unique). I own sample of Viaggio Di Africa and really liked it at first (almost bought full bottle...
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    Re: Bois d Orage / French Lover vs Royal Oud

    I dont find them similiar (maybe little bit on top notes). Royal Oud is less harsh and more comforting and that would be my pick.
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    Re: L'Air du Desert Marocain

    Bentley For Men Intense
  8. Thread: Oh god!!!!

    by dreamer81
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    Re: Oh god!!!!

    Congrats. DH is one of best designer scents (if not best) from last 10 years. DHI? Well, it is great. It perfoms better on my skin than DH but IMO is not as groundbreaking as original. It is more...
  9. Re: I only want to own two Creeds: So ... Aventus and which other one?

    Easy: Royal Oud
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    Re: Better compliment getter

    Better compliment getter (not better scent) would be New Haarlem.
  11. Poll: Re: which A*MEN has the best projection and longevity

    A*Men used to be beast. Now its slightly toned down but still has better projection and longevity than 99% of what is on designer fragrances market. Other flankers are in the same league.
  12. Poll: Re: Terre d'Hermes Pure Parfum vs. Dior Homme Intense

    DHI in all departments.
  13. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Dior Homme Cologne (vintage)

    Eau Des Baux

    Fille en Aiguilles
  14. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Yatagan

    Paul Smith For Men

    Coolwater
  15. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Azzaro Visit

    Montale Dark Aoud

    YSL M7

    L'Air du Desert Marocain

    Fahrenheit Absolute
  16. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Pure Malt

    Reflection Man
  17. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Mugler Pure Shot

    Azzaro Pour Homme

    Le Male

    Fahrenheit

    Declaration
  18. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Burberry London

    L Artisan Voleur De Roses

    Prada Luna Rossa

    Royal Oud

    Zino
  19. Re: Prada LUNA ROSSA SPORT = Le Male + Luna Rossa + Lolita Au Masculin = a pure perfection

    I've tried it 2 times so far. IMO it is best of Luna Rossa trio. Really smells like Le Male + some parts of original Luna Rossa. I like it and my girlfriend said I smell great like 5x during...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    I've tried it yesterday. First impressions: smells like a*men light + orange peel on top. I smell orange peel for whole life of scent (even longer than a*men base). I dont find any resemblence to...
  21. Re: Is Prada Infusion D'homme a better soapy scent than Mugler Cologne?

    +2

    I like both. Prada is classy soap, Mugler is easy to wear summer scent.
  22. Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    I am quite happy with selling or buying here on BN. It gives me FOR FREE much wider public to sell fragrances that I dont longer want or buy hard to find fragrances (or other that people no longer...
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    Re: Azzaro Chrome Intense

    Fragrance itself may be good (I like Chrome Sport) but those people sitting at marketing department should really be fired. "Intense" ? Seriously? What is f***ing wrong with every company making...
  24. Re: Ever have days where you wake up and want to sell everything you have except for a few bottles?

    I know what you mean. Good advice: Just sell/give away scents that you dont love. Life is too short to "wear fragrances just because you own them". I've sold few and feel much better. And if there...
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    Re: Choosing summer cologne

    Versace Pour Homme or Versace Man Eau Fraiche.
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    Azzaro Visit without sweetness

    Hey basenoters.

    I really like woody + incense aspects of Azzaro Visit for men but would prefer it without sweetness thats coming probably from nutmeg.

    I did my homework before posting so I am...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense vs. Bleu de Chanel EDP

    This is like comparing apples with oranges but DHI is better fragrance.
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    Re: Skin Chemistry: Real or Myth?

    Definitely real and its not minor difference!!!. I often try samples both on me and my girlfriend and some stuff smells better on my skin and some on her. And its not just minor tweaking. Its...
  29. Re: I have long resisted a summer fragrance, but....suggestions?

    Hermes Concentré D´Orange Verte
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    Re: The first time you smelled GIT.....

    First time I smelled GIT I had to wash it away because I found it overpowering with violets and hated it.
    2nd time I liked it better. Then I tried Cool Water in local perfumery and was like WTF?...
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    Re: Looking more into creed

    Everything that I've tried from Creed is excellent and I can recommend you to sample as many as you can.

    Aventus, Royal Oud, Silver Mountain Water (high end CK One), Virgin Island Water (coconut...
  32. Re: Got my blind buy order, thoughts on Encre Noire and AB silver

    Encre Noire - 1 spray on your shirt and you can wear it everywhere. Woody & masculine (I am talking about reformulated version which I find much easier to wear than original)
  33. Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    Everyone has right to enjoy his fragrances even people in poor country. That is absolutely OK. What I dont like is "I am better than you because I own rare and expensive stuff" mentality which I...
  34. Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    I fully agree with you. I restrained myself from posting in this thread because I didnt want to start just flame war but I find it really sad and disturbing that post like OP come from someone who...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Now, here comes the brave whistleblower :D. I am really looking forward to it.
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    Re: It Finally Happened........

    If you dont care about projection but want enjoy your scent for a long time spray it as far from your nose as possible (chest will usually work). Also, when I want to wear scent just for myself and...
  37. Re: Dead horse question about Dior Homme/Intense

    For summer I would go with original DH.
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    Re: joop nightflight

    Its only strong and sharp on top notes. If you can survive first hour or two, magic is in the drydown :).
  39. Re: Enjoying some L instant de Guerlain Extreame

    Yes. EDP is called Extreme but better ask seller first.
  40. Re: Enjoying some L instant de Guerlain Extreame

    It is worth way more.
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    Re: Blind Buy DHI or LIDGE

    I blind bought LIDGE and never regreted it. Both are great scents and you will probably end with both. You already have DHP so I would start with LIDGE.
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    Poll: Re: Dior homme parfum vs Eau Sauvage parfum

    Dhp
  43. Re: If I like Fracas will I like Fleur du Male?

    There is no citrus in FDM. Both are heavy florals but based on different flowers. I personaly like FDM but dont wear it more than couple times a year.
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    Re: Similar to Guerlain Homme l'eau

    not similar smell but similiar fresh and masculine style

    Azzaro Chrome Sport
    Dior Homme Cologne 2013
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    Re: Which is your favorite niche house?

    Creed = because they make easy to wear fragrances of high quality ingredients.
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    Re: Fragrance mate

    Few members came on my mind that I am confident that have very similiar taste (with some exceptions of course):

    L'Homme Blanc Individuel
    Jack Hunter
    silentrich
    JonnyLeMale
    The_Cologneist ...
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    Re: You can only have one

    Gucci PH II
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel or Acqua Di Gio?

    Owned both. Sold BDC. So its Acqua Di Gio for me.
  49. Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    It is nice but there are Creeds that I like better. When top notes fade,it smells just like CK One made of much higher quality ingredients mixed with MI. Unisex but more on feminine side to my nose.
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    Re: A really weird Aventus story

    Just few dabs of Aventus on my T-shirt lasts more than 2 weeks. Thats pretty good value for money. If she buy just small bottle and use it on pillows every week, than she will be good to go for many...
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    Re: Favorite Vetiver? Oud? Rose? Amber?

    Vetiver - Lalique Encre Noire
    Oud - Guerlain Songe d'un Bois d'Été
    Rose - tie between L Artisan Voleur De Roses and Montale Black Aoud
    Amber - Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain
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    Re: Your current scent is discontinued tomorrow

    Avon Crisp Forest
    No
    No

    There are only few in my collection that I would immediately restock if I find out that they were discontinued.
  53. Re: Are these people who post these ads out of their mind?

    I know a few people that still think that online discounters are selling fakes and they rather pay 2 or 3x more for retail. IMO they are throwing their money through windows but if people like this...
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    Re: Which oud do you prefer?

    I like Creed Royal Oud best... because it doesnt smell like oud at all. :lolk:
  55. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    No allergic reactions but majority of scents makes me sneeze if overapplied.
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    Poll: Re: Declaration Cartier Hit or Miss?

    Its one of better fresh designer scents. I certainly never smelled anything similiar (but I have not tried mentioned Eau d'Hermes or Bigarade Concentree). I'd say solid 4/5 stars.
  57. Re: What would you recommend for spring and summer if...

    Cartier Declaration
  58. Poll: Re: How open are you to wearing a "clone" scent ?

    I would not mind wearing clone if I like it enough. I may actually buy some Fahrenheit rip off because I may prefer it over current version...
  59. Thread: Am I doomed?

    by dreamer81
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    Re: Am I doomed?

    There is nothing wrong with you. You like what you like. I personally, came back to basics and prefer scents that I liked when I started my fragrance hobby. Only difference is that I cant tolerate...
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    Poll: Re: Dear Grant & Co (BN Admin team)

    I may be minority but seriously Why? It is just internet forum about fragrances. I would prefer if administrators spend time on other things instead (like new wardrobe features, security, etc) :)
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    Re: Creed - What Gives?

    I've tried Millesime Imperial, Green Irish Tweed, Aventus, Original Vetiver and Royal Oud. None of them last less than 7 hours on my skin...
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    Re: GIT smells like SMW!!??

    How about Royal Oud ? I sampled it just once and really loved drydown (didnt care for topnotes). I already own MI so I dont need more of same...
  63. Re: Why does Gucci Pour Homme II work in warmer weather?

    Its one of few fragrances that is warm and fresh in the same time. Thats the reason why it works in hot but also cold weather. And as you already noticed it works best during spring.
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    Re: bleu de chanel or versace pour homme?

    I prefer Versace PH but sillage/longevity is probably slightly better with BDCH.
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    Re: How many sprays do you need for a Creed?

    1 or 2 sprays. I found out that when I over apply Creeds they get on my nerves really fast. You also avoid olfactory fatigue and I actually prefer smelling whiffs of my scent ocassionaly rather than...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Creed Royal Oud drydown.
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    Re: What's your signature scent?

    Gucci PH 2 - I wore it 100+ times more than anything else that I own. It performs well on my skin, everybody likes it and what is most important - it suits my personality and has calming effect on me.
  68. Poll: Re: Your Current Favorite(s): How Many Backup Bottles Do You Have?

    2 bottles of GPH II - because of rumours of its being discontinued
    1 bottle of LIDGE - because I liked it the way it was and felt like it could be reformulated in future
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    Poll: Re: What would be your only choice/preference?

    I am also voting for Menthe Fraiche which is not an option :lolk:
  70. Re: Dior Homme Intense vs. L'Occitane Eau des Baux

    I love both but I find EDB less sweet and slightly more easy to wear... IMO if you like sweet scents its almost impossible to not like EDB so you could buy it blind. DHI is more special but EDB is...
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    Poll: Re: Which is your favorite Frederic Malle?

    En Passant - just lovely fresh lilac.
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    Re: Creed vs Frederic Malle

    Malle is good if you look at fragrances as an art. They also use very high quality material. Unfortunately I find most of their offerings hard to wear. Only three that I would buy (if they cost like...
  73. Re: L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme vs La nuit de L'homme

    Issey is better choice for warm weather.
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    Re: Aventus and Roadster - separated at birth?

    I think that I made some strange comparisions before but no way Roadster smells similiar to Aventus. Unless you have some really really strange batch of Aventus... or Roadster :)
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    Re: Help me decide which discontinued one i get

    Save your money for something that you tried and love..
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    Re: FAHRENHEIT: a visual guide (1988-2015)

    Now this should be called Ultimate guide for vintage Fahrenheit hunters :D. Thank you for your time and effort!
  77. Re: Mugler A*Men Taste of Fragrance / Le Gout Du Parfum (EU only)

    Bump.
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    Poll: Re: Poll: DHI, DHP, LIDGE?

    One day I prefer LIDGE over DHI, another day I prefer DHI over LIDGE so its tie on the first place. DHP for me is miss. Right now I prefer DH edt (vintage) over all of them.
  79. Re: Anyone else hates the migler A*Men and Flankers flasks?

    I like them.
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    Re: Hubby got LIDGE for me today. Omg.....

    Congrats! :) . It is indeed great scent. My first impressions were similiar to yours. Now 2 years later I love it almost as much as in the begining (and that doesnt happen often).
  81. Re: Terre d'Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche - your thoughts?

    EDT is too sharp - I can't wear it as well. EDP is more rounded and still similiar to EDT. Eau Tres Fraiche I tried just once on my vaccation on Mallorca and it was not bad. It was actually one of...
  82. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    Hard to pick just 3 because my girlfriend compliments my scents often but almost everytime when I wear following I am getting very positive feedback.

    LIDGE
    Gucci II
    Aventus
    Acqua Di Gio
    Eau...
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    Re: NEW: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo

    I've tried Profumo yesterday. 1 spray on my wrist and I could barely smell it. After 2 hours I washed it away because what I smelled was not interesting at all. I may try it again when its warmer...
  84. Re: This Montale Black Oud has got to be coutnterfeit, right?

    .edit
  85. Re: A*Men vs A*Men Pure Coffee vs A*Men Pure Malt vs A*Men Pure Havane vs A*Men Taste of Fragrance

    Its funny how people change over time... Right now I am already tired of A*Men and Taste of Fragrance and only one I still want to wear is Pure Malt. I still consider Pure Havane to be rather...
  86. Re: Looking for Green / Floral / Woody Warm Weather Scents

    Sisley Eau de Campagne
    Lalique Encre Noire
    Herrera 212 Men
    Mugler Cologne
  87. Re: Any recommendations for a vanilla based frag?

    You sir are looking for L´occitane Eau Des Baux
  88. Poll: Re: Best Fresh Everyday Fragrance for School and Summer for 16 year old?

    Versace Man Eau Fraiche
  89. Re: Armani Code (or Code Ultimate) vs. Body Kouros - help me pick one all-arounder

    Definitely Armani Code. Body Kouros is not versatile at all.
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    Re: New Fahrenheit Box. Reformulated?

    Anyone actually smelled version in this new box ?

    http://s18.postimg.org/m7sxmr5eh/34_49914_861_toaletni_voda_christian_dior_fahren.jpg


    I sold my 2011 bottle and still hope for new version...
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    Re: Help Me Decide (M7 And M7 Fresh

    I would pass... I did not like M7 Fresh and paying 120 for M7 is too much...
  92. Re: Does Valentino Uomo really smell like Dior Homme/ DHI?

    Not to me.
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    Re: Clean vetiver fragrance

    +1 Encre Noire Sport
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    Re: Going back to the 'dark' side!!

    I still would not wear something that smells very synthetic to my nose but am also going back to basics.... to easy to wear scents. I buy fragrances to wear them and not to look at them in closet...
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    Re: Alternative to Terre D'Hermes

    +Montale Red Vetyver
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    Re: L'artisan Parfumeur

    Fou d'Absinthe - Absinth, pine and woods. Semi-sweet and masculine. Nice. 4/5
    Coeur de Vétiver Sacré - Spicy tea but not in a good way. My least favourite of those that I tried. 2/5
    Tea for Two -...
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    Re: Dior Homme parfum or Dior Homme Intense

    Dior Homme Intense
  98. Re: What are now valuable and discontinued fragrances you let go of when they were cheap?

    I regret only not buying Gucci Envy PH while it was easy available... Also today I'd probably keep tin can Rive Gauche PH and not sell it like I did.
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    Re: Rate these Frederic Malle fragrances

    All of them use very high quality ingredients so I rate tham based only on the scent and my taste.

    Carnal Flower 9/10 (great tuberose/coconut combo but very expensive (I think that Fracas is...
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    Re: Better Alternative to Kokorico

    This.
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