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    Re: Inexpensive Vetiver to buy?

    Lanvin Vetyver is worth a try and is reasonably priced.

    Read Basenotes reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122528.html
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    Re: Need recommendation on Aqua scent

    Bergamotto Marino by Gianfranco Ferre' . . . great stuff.

    Read Basenotes reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26129827.html
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    Re: Favorite mint note in a fragrance !?

    +1 for Guerlain Mentafollia. Honorable mention to Lacoste Elegance...
    ...read Basenotes reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26128598.html

    Other thread(s) on mint:
    ...
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    Re: Looking for Icy Citrus fragrance...

    Davidoff Summer Fizz is close. It's available from some online vendors . . . cheers.

    Read Basenotes reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26125859.html
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    Re: Shalimar Vs. Habit Rouge

    Habit Rouge . . . also try Heritage de Guerlain EDT.
  6. Re: I did not realize that PUREPROTEIN had purchased Basenotes.com

    Obnoxious expanding ads . . . there's got to be a better way.
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    Re: Automatically expanding ads

    The expanding ads continue to ruin the Basenotes experience for me.

    The PURE PROTEIN ad is especially obnoxious. I am spending less time on Basenotes as a result. Pity . . . Wally
  8. Re: Has anyone seen this version of Polo ("Sporting Splash") ?

    I remember seeing a bottle like this back in the late 70's. My best friend's family had one of these giants sitting in their guest bathroom. The father was the manager of men's clothing at a major...
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    Re: "Cheapies but goodies"

    Visit by Azzaro . . . distinct, reasonably priced and everyone is not wearing it.

    Read Basenotes reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121334.html
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Try Fragrantica.
  11. Re: Cant resist spraying colognes on!!! SMELL ADDICT

    Hilarious !
  12. Re: Looking for a pleasant and relaxed fragrance

    I own Bergamotto Marino, but, do not own Clinique Happy and have only tested it in the store. I did not buy Happy and think Bergamotto Marino is different because the marine notes are more evident.
  13. Re: Looking for a pleasant and relaxed fragrance

    Bergamotto Marino by Ferre'

    See reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26129827.html
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    Re: Boucheron Homme Jaipur

    Heritage de Guerlain EDT

    Read Basenotes reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120772.html
  15. Re: Best light, close to skin perfumes for men

    I recommend Roger & Gallet Cedrat . . . light, wears close and is reasonably priced.

    BN reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26128615.html

    (Cedrat/Citron - Fresh Fragrant Water - Citron,...
  16. Re: Suggestion request : woody-spicy fragrance

    My thoughts exactly . . . good one.

    Reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122551.html
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    Re: Designer Tea Fragrances for Spring

    Roger & Gallet has a nice green tea scent . . . Eau de The' Vert

    Reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120520.html
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    Re: Le Dandy ~ D'Orsay.....a few questions

    I have a vintage Le Dandy "Lotion" (white plastic cap) that is very nice. A lighter sweet boozy note (Cognac is about right) with spices. I've not tried Pure Malt, so can't comment there . . . nor...
  19. Re: Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    Yardley Citrus & Wood

    Reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26132240.html

    Inexpensive . . . spray on clothing to improve longevity. Has a nice lime note.
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    Re: Soft but powerful

    Versace Baby Blue Jeans might be worth a try: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120154.html

    Cheap too. Or . . .

    Boucheron Jaipur Homme EDP
    Guerlain Heritage EDT
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    Re: I'm Loving Guerlains Heritage EDT

    Love Heritage EDT . . . it's one of my favorite scents for formal outings.
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    Re: Aquatics for new frag-head

    Welcome . . . here's one to try . . . and reasonably priced:

    Bergamotto Marino by Ferre' http://www.basenotes.net/ID26129827.html

    Cheers . . . Wally
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    Re: Vetiver suggestions please

    Lanvin Vetyver http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122528.html

    Roger & Gallet Vetyver http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121673.html

    The R&G is on the lighter side . . . EDC.

    One more . . .

    Vetiver...
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    Re: Quintessential Citrus Fragrance?

    +1 Acqua di Parma Colonia

    Classic !

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120042.html
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    Re: Introduction & Tom Ford

    Per the Tom Ford website, try this retailer in Copenhagen....good luck.

    BIRGER CHRISTENSEN
    OSTERGADE, 38
    COPENHAGEN
    DK 1100
    T +45 33 11 55 55
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    Re: send me to Sephora

    Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum is heavy on the vetiver.
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    Re: Forming a collection

    I'll suggest trying some things from:

    Guerlain . . .

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme EDT and the Extreme EDP
    Heritage
    Habit Rouge
    Coriolan

    Hermes . . .
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    Re: send me to Sephora

    +1 for the Hermes line . . . check for the Hermes 'Jardin' series too.
  29. Re: If it wasn't for Basenotes.net, I would never have bought...

    Carven Homme & Zino Davidoff
  30. Re: Cheaper Alternative To LIDGE ~ Carven Pour Homme !

    To me, Carven Homme also shares some similarities with Rochas Lui.

    Thankfully, I bought CH a few years ago for $20 (100ml). Only used bottles
    are that cheap nowadays.

    Seems like this is...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes - Le Takedown

    An amusing post (minus the vitriol and judgement) . . . good for a couple of chuckles.

    I'm reminded of the main character, Clamence, in the Albert Camus (see OP's avatar) novel, La Chute . . ....
  32. Re: Searching for a "comfort food" fragrance equivalent

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme EDT . . . and if that doesn't work, the 'Extreme' version is next.
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    Re: Yuzu note

    Azzaro pour Homme L'Eau has a nice yuzu note. It might be worth testing. It's reasonably priced.

    - or -

    +1 for Eau de Cartier . . . it has a nice yuzu opening, but overall the fragrance is on...
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    Re: Male Fragrances used as Room Sprays

    Have used many in my car.
  35. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Wardrobe malfunction . . .

    :huh:
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    Re: Fragrancenet

    Good prices and decent products . . . no problems.
  37. Re: Recent downtime and the going forward (February 2013)

    Thanks for the update . . . cheers !
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    Re: TF Grey Vetiver, a major let down

    I think GV is a decent scent, smells good, but the price is a bit much. I probably will not replace this one when it's used up. Encre Noire is a much better vetiver value.

    I also happen to like...
  39. Re: Name something from the back of your collection

    Greenergy by Givenchy . . . hello old friend.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120723.html
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Looks like things are better at this minute . . . for the first time in about a week I posted a reply that appeared immediately . . . no problems. Thanks.
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    Re: Your Top Ten Reformulations!

    The current Heritage de Guerlain EDT is very good.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120772.html
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    Re: Best Rochas scents?

    Lui is one of my top choices . . . superbly blended and simply "smells great". I also like the vintage Moustache . . . classic.
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    Re: Which cologne is nicer to you?

    I think LIDGE is nicer than HM . . . haven't tried Chergui.
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    Re: Introduce me to Guerlain

    Heritage, Coriolan, LIDG or LIDGE are tops on my list.
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    Re: Monster sillage + clean scent

    +1 for Prada Infusion d'Homme and

    +1 for Rive Gauche
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage EDT worth buying?

    Yes . . . this is one of my favorites from Guerlain . . . really nice and simply "smells good". I tend to wear it more in the colder months, but don't hesitate to wear it on occasion throughout the...
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    Re: Woody/citrusy male fragrance

    Yardley Citrus & Wood

    Read reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26132240.html
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    Re: Woody/citrusy male fragrance

    ( duplicate post )
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    Re: Woody/citrusy male fragrance

    Yardley Citrus & Wood

    Read reviews here: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26132240.html
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    Re: Anyone still wear original Old Spice?

    Duplicate post...!?
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    Re: Anyone still wear original Old Spice?

    To be honest, I have a vintage bottle of the (Shulton, Inc.) After Shave under the sink, and only seek it out to sniff on rare occasions. Both of my Grandfathers wore this, as did my Dad.

    I...
  52. Re: Looking for a cologne that smells like Pine-Sol...

    SirSlarty gave this review:

    Lacoste (original) by Lacoste

    The clean scent in this is more like PineSol than anything but what a great Pinesol smell! The sandalwood base is superb. I love lemon...
  53. Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    Burberry for Men . . . still have it and still wear it.
  54. Re: fresh+powdery+good sillage+ very complimented+for men (not unisex)

    +1 for Heritage - Guerlain
    +1 for Habit Rouge - Guerlain
    +1 for Tiffany For Men

    Maybe try Burberry Brit for Men . . . or a cheapie, Versace Baby Blue Jeans.
  55. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Givenchy Givenchy III . . . should be interesting.
  56. Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Hysterical !
  57. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Michael Jordan Legend gift sets at Gordmans, Overland Park, KS . . . 3.4 Cologne Spray + 3.4 After Shave Balm + 3.4 Hair & Body Wash for $19.99 . . . several available.
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    Re: Any suggestions?

    +1 for Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise for Men . . . it's something different. http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124177.html
  59. Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Hilarious !
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    Re: Vibrant scent

    The first that comes to mind is L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme EDT . . . it has a distinct vibration (accord) in the topnotes that struck me the first time I sniffed it . . . like a tuning fork in...
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    Re: Help Me Choose!

    Gucci Pour Homme II would be my suggestion . . . unique.
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    Re: Do you keep your boxes?

    I keep the boxes for resale considerations.
  63. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Dior Dune . . . thanks.
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    Re: Today I didn't buy - 2012

    Anything . . . but I have my eye on Tauer's L'Air Du Desert Marocain.
  65. Re: Worth owning LIDG when you already have LIDGE?

    Yes, I own both . . . go for it.
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    Re: What size colognes do you normally buy?

    Correct . . . protect from heat and light.
  67. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Dior Dune . . . curious about this one.
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    Re: Top 10 Cheapies!

    1 . . . Azzaro Pour Homme L'Eau
    2 . . . Yardley Citrus & Wood
    3 . . . Versace Baby Blue Jeans
    4 . . . Molinard Patchouli
    5 . . . Azzaro pour Homme
    6 . . . Caron Pour Un Homme
    7 . . . Cerruti...
  69. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Roger & Gallet Cedrat . . . good one !

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26128615.html
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    Re: modern barbershop

    In 2011, Azzaro released a modernized version of Azzaro Pour Homme called Azzaro Pour Homme L'Eau . . . http://www.basenotes.net/ID26134712.html . . . I really like this for everyday use.
  71. Re: First Post: Seeking Men's Fragrance Suggestions

    Acqua di Parma Colonia is recommended . . . http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120042.html
  72. Re: Which male fragrance with elegant suits?

    Heritage by Guerlain
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    Re: Your 5 Must Experience Colognes?

    L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme EDT or EDP
    Chanel Egoiste
    Heritage Guerlain
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Azzaro Pour Homme

    plus . . . Hermes Rocabar
  74. Re: What were the 3 biggest impact/revolutionary designer fragrances for you?

    Back then: Polo and Lagerfeld

    Now: L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme (EDT and EDP)
  75. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Dior Dune . . . keep 'em coming. Cheers . . . Wally
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    Re: What size colognes do you normally buy?

    Usually 100ml . . . better value and resale is also a consideration.
  77. Re: L'Instant Extreme Pour Homme ..How many sprays and which pulse points?

    Partial spray to the back of the hands and dab it to the sides of my neck....easy does it.
  78. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Estée Lauder Youth-Dew . . . cheers . . . Wally
  79. Re: What's the most manliest high quality cologne?

    Safari for Men, Ralph Lauren http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121414.html
  80. Re: Is there anything that smells like Givenchy Gentleman, but lasts longer and is stronger?

    Excellent choices . . . please report back once you give them full wearings . . . cheers . . . Wally
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    Re: Have LIDGE love it now what?

    Egoiste (original) http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120554.html
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    Re: Update\upgrade my wardrobe, dear gents.

    Add one of these two:

    Encre Noire (Lalique) http://www.basenotes.net/ID26126273.html

    Eau Sauvage Parfum (Dior) http://www.basenotes.net/ID26135203.html
  83. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Chanel Coco . . . cheers.
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    Re: Long Lasting Fragrance

    Jaipur Homme Eau de Parfum by Boucheron http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120858.html
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    Re: Which Hermes is best for spring/summer?

    Eau d'Orange Verte, and, Concentre' d'Orange Verte (this is the updated version done by Jean-Claude Ellena) . . . cheers!

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26123488.html
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    Re: Fragrance of the year

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    Eau Sauvage Parfum . . . http://www.basenotes.net/ID26135203.html


    New in 2012? Yes.

    Complimented? Yes.

    Smells good? Yes.
  87. Re: Which one to buy from following men frag?

    L'Instant Guerlain http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122961.html
  88. Re: How to apply cologne while wearing a suit?

    For what it's worth . . . Luca Turin was on a talk show and suggested spraying into the sleeves of the suit coat so puffs of fragrance emit as one moves. I haven't tried that . . . as I rarely wear...
  89. Re: What is your favorite "old man's" fragrance?

    My nephew declared, "Smells like an old man!" He was talking about one of my favorites:

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    Coriolan by Guerlain . . . http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120401.html
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    Re: Some possible recommendations?

    Heritage de Guerlain (EDT) http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120772.html

    +1 for Egoiste original and both L'Instant de Guerlain Homme (EDT) and Extreme (EDP).
  91. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Chanel No. 19 . . . cheers.
  92. Re: My ongoing exploration of Azzaro (tell me what to get next)

    I like Pour Homme L'eau and it might be a good fit for Summer wear. Visit is also worth a shot.
  93. Re: What do you think the trend of men's fragrance will smell like in the year 2050?

    Absolutely brilliant! I can't wait. Best laugh I've had this week . . . cheers . . . Wally
  94. Poll: Re: How Many Pairs of Shoes or Boots Do You Own?

    Lots . . . more than my wife. That really seems to bother her too as she cracks about it to anyone who will listen. I quit listening . . . sorry dear.

    Cheers . . . Wally
  95. Re: Estee Lauder "Beyond Paradise" for men

    It's an 'odd duck' but I like it . . . the scent makes me think of a city produce market on a damp, cool, Spring morning. I don't really want to smell like that, but, I like the smell.
  96. Re: Fragrance Addict at Just 19 years old? Is This Normal?

    I think it's healthy that you are aware enough to ask these questions. It's also reassuring to see a 19 year old stringing together coherent sentences.

    If you haven't already, take a look at this...
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    Re: Fragrance with the most beautiful smell

    Tom Ford Black Orchid . . .

    +1 for Creed Millesime Imperial and Guerlain Heritage.
  98. Re: What is the cleanest, soapiest, fresh out of the shower frag out there?

    Yes . . . I like Infusion d'Homme and it is practically perfect for clean, soapy and fresh.

    After that I'd reach for:

    Eaux de Caron Pure http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120545.html

    Versace...
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    Re: Wanted thoughts on some blind buys

    Heritage EDT is one of my favorites from Guerlain . . . based on your comments, I'd say this would be a safe blind buy. (Haven't tried the EDP.)

    Cheers . . . Wally
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    Re: Inexpensive masculine cologne?

    Zirh Ikon might work. Inexpensive for sure.

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    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26129396.html
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