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    Poll: Re: Indulge me again, a vote for my next scent

    Voted for Jaipur as Egoiste needs to be in vtg version.
  2. Re: Which One of These Is Your Favorite Geo. F. Trumper?

    ^^^ Thanks, will check the link out..
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Santal Noble by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Vintage Santal Noble by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Floating in a cloud of vintage Santal Noble by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier.
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    Re: Tom Ford - Top 5?

    1- Sahara Noir
    2- TF for Men and Noir de Noir tie
    4- Italian Cypress
    5- Tuscan Leather
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    ^^^ Fragrantica has a mini-review from the reliable robbiex about this Byblos... I'll have to check back from the store next time I'm out there, so will advise on what I feel...
  8. Thread: Hello!

    by badarun
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    Re: Hello!

    Welcome!!!

    # 1 - smell is gender neutral, so don't get into masculine // feminine etc.
    # 2 - if you're looking for 1 fragrance, this is not the place for it, here, we talk about how many back up...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Also blind bought Byblos Uomo, the supposedly original 1993 version.

    This was released through Diana de Silva and almost every release of theirs were great masterpieces (from what i have smelled...
  10. Re: Which One of These Is Your Favorite Geo. F. Trumper?

    Any Canadians that can advise on where to source the Eucris EDP? While I'm interested in the entire line up, I have been trying to get Eucris for many years without much luck...Thx.
  11. Re: Douleur! By Bogue reaction vidó itís priceless.

    I had an almost similar reaction with Montale's Chocolate Greedy, just no dog episode with my experience...

    Sad to see this isn't being well received, I've thought Bogue to be one of those niche /...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    ^^^ Briefly sampled it and yes - instant hit! I love the aesthetic of the bottle design, looks almost like an old lantern, but from an usage point, it's not convenient...Invariably, the ones...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I just avoid lighter colored clothing with any Slumberhouse fragrances.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    And this...

    https://gd.image-gmkt.com/ROMEO-GIGLI-SUD-EST-DI-ROMEO-GIGLI-BY-ROMEO-GIGLI-FOR-MEN-1/li/507/181/714181507.g_400-w_g.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I love you all, but I hate you for the wonderful reviews and recommendations...
    ...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    what????????????????
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    There was a slew of iterations before Josh finalized the final batch, the sample looks like an earlier iteration - is the cranberry toned down?
  19. Re: Top Ten Weak Fragrances You Wish Would Last Longer

    Philtre d'Amour

    Eau Sauvage EDT vintage

    Frapin l'Humaniste

    Many MFK fragrances.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Who am I to ignore the wise Doctor's advice? I'll buy the Sud Est too Drseid!!! Thx.
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    Re: future vintages

    Every bottle of Aventus that I buy each day is already a vintage by the next day.

    More seriously, nothing from the current available retail / chain fragrances interest me apart from any that dare...
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    Re: Looking for leathers like Knize Ten

    Same thoughts here...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    ^^^ Lancetti, I didn't try, was a blind buy and just noticed it's evaporated about 20%, so not planning on testing it; will be exchanging for another bottle if available or get something else...
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Romeo Gigli Per Uomo

    https://www.profumomania.com/open2b/var/products/54/58/4352-e2223564-778-Romeo-Gigli-per-Uomo.jpg

    Bogart by Jacques Bogart
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    The Bogart by Jacques Bogart is a very old bottle and the Romeo Gigli per Uomo is AMAZING. Extremely underrated...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Romeo Gigli Per Uomo

    https://www.profumomania.com/open2b/var/products/54/58/4352-e2223564-778-Romeo-Gigli-per-Uomo.jpg

    Bogart by Jacques Bogart
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTE Eau de Patou
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Favorite citrus-free vetiver?

    ^^^ This along with MPEG route du vetiver...
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    Re: Best performance Vintages

    There are many vintage powerhouses, suggest you check the separate forum, which has a lot of old threads with the fragrances listed.

    Bogart Furyo, Kouros are 2 that can last 12+ easily.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    HeAventus was my SOTD; regardless of you vintage loving detractors saying it's new, for me it's still ancient :)
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    Re: Which Guerlain next?

    Mouchoir de Monsieur and Derby. Any Guerlain from the past, particularly in vintage version is a great experience...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 2nd November, 2019

    HeAventus as my SOTD, it's obviously ancient (archaeologists have predated it as having existed before mankind started), as much as all you vintage folks might disagree...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You guys are a hilarious bunch...Bel Ami still rules, but I like Moschino too, it just isn't at BA's level for me.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Oops...Shows I've been an insincere basenoter
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Saw this and am getting reminded of AC/DC - "She told me to come but I was ------Ē...:laugh:

    GREAT buy! The best leather in my books, regardless of what the (respectable) camel will soon say...
  37. Re: Expensive smelling menís fragrances not necessarily high priced?

    For me expensive comes down mostly to the drydown - some fragrances have superlative drydowns, many don't...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Polo Modern Reserve.
  39. Re: Which classic Guerlain fragrances are best for work?

    Guerlain Vetiver will work for work!
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Duplicate post...
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Afrika Olifant from Nishane Istanbul.
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    ∆∆∆Great buy!!!

    Bought a 50ml Afrika Olifant Nishane Istanbul.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Rochas Macassar as SOTD
  44. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    +1 to this as well as vintage Samsara.
  45. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    I read through pages 3-4 and skipped the first 2... Disappointed not to see Santal Noble by Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme 1976

    Legitimate as others mentioned, I had 2 such bottles... GREAT fragrance...
  47. Thread: Guerlain Derby

    by badarun
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    Re: Guerlain Derby

    I have 3 versions and all are excellent. Better leather from oldest though, sharper / brighter citrus in the newest. I wouldn't hesitate picking the current version which i recently sampled (again) -...
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    Re: Patchouli based Masculine scents.

    Giorgio Beverley Hills VIP Special Reserve is my favorite...
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    Re: back-ups , which and how many

    1: what was the first scent you bought back-up bottle(s) of? Eau Sauvage edt

    2: what is the latest scent you have bought back-up bottle(s) of? Macassar

    3: what is the scent you have most...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Which version did you get? It's a very bold fragrance, but dry down is quite wonderful and restrained. Long lasting as well.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Congrats m, nothing more to say as Diddy wrote what's to be written...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Great pick up on the Macassar...
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    Re: Refined Citrus Leathers

    Derby for sure and I laughed but wasn't surprised to see heaventus posted...
  54. Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV or Amouage Reflection Man

    If it's office wear, Reflection is one of the best fragrances for a white shirt and / or a formal Wear.

    Jubilation on the other hand while being heavy is an incense heavy fragrance made really...
  55. Re: Which two non-niche affordable fragrances would you add to bring my collection to six?

    I would add a good vetiver (earthy ones are Route du Vetiver orbAnnick Goutal Vetiver) orva good leather (vtg Bel Ami, Knize Ten etc). Or a good floral - Nino Cerruti Uomo or others.
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    Re: Best Floral Fragrance?

    There 3 come to my mind...

    Nino Cerruti Uomo
    Amouage Gold Man
    Portrait of a Lady
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    Stay away from buying and see if like the wise buysblind I'm able to sell some from my hoard or give a few away for free that I've not touched in years, like 1 million and such...
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    Re: Homage to Gucci Nobile

    Nobile, Gucci Pour Homme 1976 and l'Art for the women are great fragrances overall, and as much as Gucci Pour Homme I gets the most attention, it's quite simple and easy to replicate (as has been...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Parfums de Nicolai New York edt.
  60. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Another one for Bel Ami. Although, my poor nose hasn't tried TB ever...As for MpH - top 5 leathers, along with Knize / Derby etc. But Bel Ami rules my world...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    SOTD is Capucci Pour Homme.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    ^^^Awesome pick!!!

    My SOTD is Lacoste Eau de Sport.
  63. Re: Which fragrance do you have the most backup bottles of?

    In terms of volume, it'll be Eau Sauvage edt, vintage.

    In terms of # of bottles, it's most likely Gucci Nobile.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    https://thescentedhound.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/new-york-parfums-de-nicolai.jpg
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Perfection in a bottle - vtg New York EDT

    https://thescentedhound.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/new-york-parfums-de-nicolai.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    Perfection in a bottle - vtg New York EDT

    https://thescentedhound.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/new-york-parfums-de-nicolai.jpg
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    Re: Crystal Ball----- Future value of a fragrance

    Creed, Roja Dove, Puredistance, Guerlain (the soon to get discontinued fragrances and limited edition bottles).

    Pure ouds always fetch a good return.
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    Re: What is your TOP 3 DESIGNER of all-time??

    Discontinued top 3:
    Gucci Nobile
    Hermes Bel Ami
    Davidoff by Davidoff 1984

    Still in production but in a "ruined" state compared to original version, but still wearable (compared to my last...
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    Re: Tom Ford Straw Poll

    I own quite a few and Sahara Noir tops the list. Overall, it's a mix of their regular line and Private Blend...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/g/c84AAOSwB-1Y2BFs/s-l225.jpg
    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1568/6679/products/basileuomoedt1.7oz.jpg?v=1482199039...
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    Re: Explain your icon

    My avtar - lesser said the better...But, it totally gels how you feel when u enter the mall nowadays with Sauvage and Heaventus making your nose senseless...
  72. Re: Civet. Please explain this note, and share your favorite fragrance that features it up front.

    Vtg Jicky, vtg Knize Ten, vtg Mouchoir de Monsieur, Monsieur Lanvin, Furyo are all reference civet prominent fragrances. Totally agree with older versions of Amouage Gold Man also being civet heavy.
  73. Re: Civet. Please explain this note, and share your favorite fragrance that features it up front.

    Vtg Jicky, vtg Knize Ten, vtg Mouchoir de Monsieur, Monsieur Lanvin, Furyo are all reference civet prominent fragrances. Totally agree with older versions of Amouage Gold Man also being civet heavy.
  74. Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    I'm with Purecaramel.

    I've used Eau Sauvage edt since buying it years back. It's my most used fragrance.
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    Re: Your favorite cinnamon fragrances?

    French Line and Cinnabar.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Puig Sybaris as SOTD
  77. Re: Pick Top 5 Most Masculine Fragrances You Have Smelled?

    Kouros vintage
    Polo Green vintage
    Knize Ten vintage
    Duro
    Amouage Tribute attar or Interlude man
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You're right - I haven't used my bottle in over 2 years and it's in storage. I remembered it as having gold stripes, but it isn't.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Nope. Assuming the bottle here on this thread is a Rochas? My bottle of Versailles PH isn't like this.
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    Re: Top-tier cacao scents

    Another for Slumberhouse Ore...
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    Re: Cardamom fragrance recommendations

    Maubossin Homme has a wonderful cardamom note.

    Chuckled on seeing Madras Cardamom - I'm from Madras, India and there are no cardamom or spice plants, everything gets brought in, primarily from our...
  82. Re: Pre reformulation Annick Goutal Eau D'Hadrien.

    The older type bottle of Eau d'Hadrien, Eau du Sud etc are still available at the online discounters. The new versions though are pale. So buy the older bottles while still available.
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    Re: Stand up to humidity

    Mint works well (Lush Dirty), followed by fresher vetivers like Vetiver Extraordinaire.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Love(d) those marble filled bottles...
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    Re: Montale update please

    Frankly, Montale releases fragrances faster than the queen bee. So this thread and the supposed "update", will end up like watching "Breaking news" on CNN - it's almost every second.

    I stopped...
  86. Thread: Chasing Ghosts

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    Re: Chasing Ghosts

    The best methods to a successful and profitable investment:
    * Stocks
    * Currency trading
    * Real estate
    * Buy all Aventus bottles, every second from every outlet in the market, due to which, prices...
  87. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    In terms of what "I" paid and find as worth pound for pound:

    * Costume National Scent - $20, but tester bottles.
    * Richard James Saville Row - approx $35 incl shipping for 100 ml
    * Rochas...
  88. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    Lush Dirty body spray which is pretty close to EDT strength; a no brainer cheap pick for me for CAD $30. You can add their excellent shower gel for another $10...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

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    Re: Do any scents motivate you?

    Any oakmoss laden lemon Eau's click for me.
  92. Re: If you could choose 1 or 2 notes to pair with REAL AMBERGRIS what would they be?

    Oakmoss and vetiver (as you can't have pure Indian SW any more).
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Eau de Patou shower gel and using Capucci Pour Homme as SOTD
  94. Re: 'Spicebomb by Jean Paul Gaultier' causes bomb scare in Canada.

    You guys are F'ing hilarious!!!
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Good buy Alan, some nice Indian Sandalwood in this one.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Ooh...Nice one JR!!! When people talk of animalic fragrances, not many talk about this, but should...
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    Re: Clive Christian no.1 VS Amouage Gold

    Oslo-Fjord - I own the original Gold Man, but only sampled the CC No 1 (spray and not the pure parfum).

    For me, as Russlan pointed out, Gold is a great creation in it's original version. Florals...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th June, 2019

    SOTD Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th June, 2019

    SOTD Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: What's Your Summer Rotation Looking Like?

    GIT
    Cedrat Boise
    Eau de Patou
    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme
    Silver Mountain Water
    Dirty
    Capucci Pour Homme
    Kumquat Wood
    Boucheron Pour Homme EDP
    Etro Vetiver vtg EDC
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