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    Re: The Goodfather Scent

    C & S No.88
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 16 Sep 09

    Havana Reserva
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 14 Sep 09

    Individuel
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    Re: S o t D Saturday September 12

    Cuir Mauresque
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    Re: S o t D -- Thursday, Sept 10, 2009

    Trumper's Bay Rum
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    Re: S o t D -- Wednesday, Sept 9, 2009

    Erolfa
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 7 Sep 09

    Worth PH
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 2 September 2009

    Carthusia Uomo
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 31 August 2009

    Green Water (second cousin to Selection Verte IMO)
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 27 August, 2009

    Tuscany by Aramis
  11. Re: What is your cheapest colognes that is currently in your daily rotation

    Open by Roger & Gallet is one of my regulars.
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 25th August, 2009

    C&S No. 88
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    Re: IF you were to buy 'blind' from CREED...

    Test first is always good advice. Looking at your wardrobe and making some assumptions I agree with the Silver Mountain Water recommendation. Just don't buy it on EBay.

    Good luck...

    PS - if...
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    Poll: Re: ... Best Rose for A Man ...

    My others would be Rose Poivree 1st and C&S No.88 2nd.
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 19 August 2009

    Ungaro lll
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 13 Aug 09

    Preferred Stock
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 12 August, 2009

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: > Tuesday, 11th August 2009

    Open by R&G

    Great office sceny - Dial soap on steroids...
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    Re: > Monday, 10th August 2009

    Worth PH
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    Re: *S o t D*, Saturday, 8th August 2009

    Sud Est
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    Re: *S o t D*, Friday, 7th August 2009

    St John's Bay Rum
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    Re: *S o t D*, Wednesday, 5th August 2009

    Rose Poivree
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    Re: *S o t D*, Tuesday, 4th August 2009

    Tommy Bahama
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    Re: *S o t D*, Monday, 3rd August 2009

    Creed Imperial
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    Re: *S o t D*, Sunday, 2nd August 2009

    Carthusia Uomo
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 1 August 2009

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: - Friday 31st of July 2009

    Riverside Drive
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    Re: - Thursday 30th July 2009

    Trumpers Bay Rum & St John's Bay Rum (layered)
  29. Re: Some questions on Bay Rum for an ignorant on this subject

    Of all I sampled Trumpers is my favorite - but it doesn't last long. St John's lasts, and it is almost as nose pleasing to me. I layer them and it works out perfect. Just talked myself into...
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    Re: /SotD/ - Wednesday 29th July 2009

    Loewe PH
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    Re: Your Favourite Leather/s?

    After trying many of the usual suspects I found Cuir Mauresque. The only leather for me.
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    Re: how many backups do you have of any cologne

    I have backups of several, but the standouts are 4 bottles of the Havana Brothers (Regular and Reserva), and 3 bottles of Rose Poivree.
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    Re: S o t D: Tuesday, 28th of July, 2009

    R de Capucci
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    Re: Is acqua di parma a young scent?

    I was born in the 50's and at times I felt it was too stuffy for me! Maybe because I associated it with my Grandmother's house (must have had uncles who wore it). GIT might be a better fit. If you...
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    Re: S o t D: Monday, 27th July, 2009

    Silver Mountain Water
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    Re: S o T D [ Sunday, July 26, 2009 ]

    Xeryus
  37. Re: A formal, mature, conservative, elegant and classy refined soapy scent?

    Open by Roger & Gallet fits the bill to me - like Dial soap. It's also very affordable.

    Mike
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    Re: S o t D, Friday 24th of July, 2009

    Rose Poivree
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    Re: Colognes with the best drydowns/basenotes.

    While I love the entire wearing of Havana Reserva, the drydown is the best of all for me...to the point that I take one last sniff of my shirt before I toss it into the laundry basket. Awfully good.
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 22 July 2009

    Green Irish Tweed
  41. Re: Tell the truth!!! Every man loves at least one bond! Which one do u love??

    I like Riverside Drive, and it does generate compliments...
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    Re: DustB - thank you

    Thanks for all of your hard work Chris and for all that you have truly added to Basenotes. Good luck in your pursuit of all worthy goals...

    Mike
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    Re: S o t D Monday 29 June

    Havana
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday, 17 May 09

    Havana
  45. Thread: Encre Noir

    by Mikey Q
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    Re: Encre Noir

    It does last forever. I tested several "vetivers" before settling on this one as the best one for me. Unlike any other scent I use, this one actually has a calming effect when I wear it - like no...
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    Re: Dunhill Edition nearest other frag?

    I too found 1903 and DE to be twins. I liked 1903 a little better and thought owning both was redundant so I traded away the DE. To my nose they are both in the same family as Gucci PH, but a...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 12 November 08

    Riverside Drive
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 18 June 08

    Rose Poivree
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    Re: Having A Creed: A Biased Judgement

    Agreed. I too think the price influences the "popularity" of this house - a great house in many respects.
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    Re: SotD Monday 24 March

    Creed Vetiver 1948
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes?

    Year round - but this is probably one you want to test first. Good luck!
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    Re: Give me a reason not to buy BdP?

    LOL
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    Re: Givenchy kicks rears

    Thanks Chris. Xeryus is a classic imo - always in my top ten. Greenergy is my favorite green - period.

    Go team Givenchy!
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    Re: Hermes Eau d'Orange Verte

    I layer them and get pretty decent longevity. Creed Neroli Sauvage and the OV's seem close to my sniffer - but NS has no lasting power on me.
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    Re: SotD .. Monday 24th March 2008

    Creed Vetiver 1948
  56. Re: What is your unlikely secret from an unlikely source?

    I've always liked Preferred Stock. Once you get past the noisy opening the drydown is awesome.
  57. Re: Guerlain Vetiver box has Arabic writing on bottom

    Where did you get your's from Titan?
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    Re: Romeo Gigli Man

    RGM to me is a cousin of Kiton Men, Hugh Parsons Blue, and even Chrome. Not much like Issey as suggested at the top of this post. It's a nice clean scent imo.
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    Re: Comme des Garcons

    Of the Incense Series I like Zagorsk & Avignon the best. I get pure High Mass smoke from Avignon and a very warm green smoke from Zagorsk.
  60. Re: They said Creed SIlver Mountain Water smells... bad!?

    I think the "Creed note" is Amber - according to other threads...
  61. Thread: Comfort scents

    by Mikey Q
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    Re: Comfort scents

    Rose Poivree & C&S No. 88 for me.
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    Re: NEVER shop at 1stperfume.com !!!

    If they run true to form they won't answer the email and I don't think they list a phone # - only a fax # (I might be wrong). Consider voiding through your credit card company if that's possible.
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella - yowzas!

    My experience too...ended up swapping it for something I always like.
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    Re: Is it just me or are SMW and MI the same?

    They seemed pretty close to me when I had both...I swapped away MI and kept SMW.
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    Re: Fake Creeds and the future

    As long as we have goods and currency there will be counterfeiters.
  66. Re: They said Creed SIlver Mountain Water smells... bad!?

    ...that had to leave a mark.
  67. Re: What notes/scents work well with your skin? Which don't?

    Vanilla makes me want to puke.
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    Re: A night at the Opera

    That would be JHL & Havana for me..
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    Re: Excellent Compliment on Creed SMW

    Kudos and good luck with the relationship! And make sure you never run out of the SMW...I know I won't. It's always been a staple in my collection.


    Cheers
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    Re: I had homicidal urges today.

    To combat the homicidal urges try: a Vetiver, C&S No. 88, or maybe a nice mint...Selection Verte & Green Water come to mind. As a back up plan, start interviewing criminal defense lawyers in your...
  71. Thread: Prejudice

    by Mikey Q
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    Re: Prejudice

    I appreciate this thread seems to be veering off topic but how about this association Hirch? Let's say that gay men make up 5% of the general male population (I have no idea how realistic that number...
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    Re: FragranceShop Bastards

    Some of the bastards even use shills....ShillBastards


    PS - 1st Perfume might be one of them
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    Poll: Re: Florida Water or 4711 - What's your pleasure?

    4711 works for me. Wish it lasted longer, though.
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    Re: SotD Sunday, March 23rd

    JHL by Aramis
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    Re: What do YOU think is the most sexy cologne?

    Havana by Aramis
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 23rd March 2008

    JHL by Aramis
  77. Thread: Prejudice

    by Mikey Q
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    Re: Prejudice

    Excellent points. At least in most of the US the 'associations' are noticeable.
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    Re: What are lemmings?

    Herd mentality - following the crowd instead of thinking (smelling) for yourself.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female compliments?

    Lately it's been Aramis Tuscany
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    Re: XXX is the best fragrance for YYY

    I'll have to pickup a few bottles and sock them away - Christmas presents for some of my closest friends....


    Thanks for the tip LV.
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 23rd March 2008

    Havana this Easter
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    Re: My blond fades... Ebay never again!

    On me I'd say a 5-6.
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    Re: Warm Fruity Chypres?

    Montale Chypre Fruite
  84. Re: They said Creed SIlver Mountain Water smells... bad!?

    Maybe the juice is starting to go bad. Or maybe the person who complained was a maniac. As already mentioned, it's what your own nose thinks that is important.
  85. Re: do you have a fragrance/fragrances in your collection that you love one minute an

    I had the same experience with Issey...
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    Re: Best sweet/fruity scents for summer?

    Live Jazz is sweet and sorta fruity.
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    Re: What to wear to a Company Party Tonight

    Portugal will not disappoint...
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    Re: How to spot Fake Cologne and Perfume on eBay

    Nice post...thank you.
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    Re: let us find a king

    I cast my vote for HAVANA...
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    Re: Kouros - WOW! in a good way

    For me Kouros was nice but Orange Spice was much nicer.
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    Re: Mare vs. Aqua Motu.

    I had Mare, the Bulgari Aqua & Erolfa - kept Erolfa and swapped away the rest. The only beach scent I need.
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    Re: GEO F TRUMPER samples

    I received my samples separately. Good stuff. Hope you get Marlborough - an oldie but goodie. I get regular emails from them now too about specials and so on. CO Bigelow in the US is a good...
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    Re: Owning lots of colognes = metrosexual?

    Agreed!
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    Re: Which Of These Fragrnaces Should I Purchase?

    Precisely!
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    Re: Where are the best places to apply perfume?

    To sternum below collar only.
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    Re: SotD, Saturday, March 22

    C&S No. 88
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    Re: Which of these cologne is unique?

    From that list the 212...
  98. Re: are samples free or do you have to pay a small fee?

    There are many sources for free samples if you take the time to make many contacts with the perfume companies (phone or via Websites). As already mentioned, there are many good outlets for samples...
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    Re: Comme des Garcons

    Cinnamon Sherbet for me.
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 22 March 2008

    C&S No. 88
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