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    Re: Favourite Annick Goutal?

    From what I own of Annick Goutal, I love both Les Nuits Eau d'Hadrien and Duel, while I like Eau du Sud a lot as well, but I don't much care for Eau d'Hadrien and Vetiver and cannot stand Sables.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 29 Mar 05

    From samples before bed...
    Grandiflorum Tea Absolute...I'm not impressed
    Grandiflorum Absinthe...Likewise
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    Re: SOTD Monday 28 March

    Creed Himalaya layered over Fresh Scents by Terri Gregory
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    Re: Near Death Experience yesterday... ;)

    ROTFL :D
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 27 March

    Comme des Garcons Rhubarb
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, March 26th

    Bvlgari Omnia
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, March 26th

    FM Iris Poudre before bed
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    Re: SOTD Friday 25 March

    Escada Casual Friday
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    Re: SOTD Friday 25 March

    SL Douce Amere before bed
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    Re: Mystery Vial #3

    Well, it is starting to develop more as it dries down and I think it may have in fact been my second choice. That fruit note sure stays strong throughout.

    ~Clinton
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    Re: Mystery Vial #3

    I just spent a short hour with this one and I smell tonka bean, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and a dried fruit note. Though it has rich notes, the components feel a little synthetic which makes me...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 24 March

    Norma Kamali Baby before bed
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23 March

    CdG 2 layered over YSL Nu. WOW!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday March 20

    YSL Nu EdP
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    Re: St.Patrick's Day Scent

    In honor of St. Patrick's northern England/southern Scotland heritage, something from Scotland's own AromaSciences will be my scent of St. Patrick's day. I'll probably break out my sample of "Spring"...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 March

    Hermes Eau des Merveilles. I love this one. If you're into borderline unisex fragrances pick this one up.
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    Re: SotD, Sunday March 13

    Davidoff Cool Water Deep
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    Re: SotD, Sunday March 13

    DSH Mahjoun before bed
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 12 March

    Sage Machado Onyx EDT
  20. Re: Name that bottle  - Round 5

    M - Basile Uomo
    N - Faconnable Homme
    O - New A.I. pour Homme

    ~Clinton
  21. Re: That "been in the woods while its raining scen

    For a more modern masculine feel I like Declaration and He.

    Cartier's Declaration has a wet woody that includes some of the notes you have listed...Top notes: Birchwood, Bergamot, Bitter Orange;...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11 March

    Etro Ambra before bed
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 March

    Creed Royal English Leather
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 9 March

    LV Inglese before bed
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    Re: Best lavender I can get ?

    The best lavender in my opinion is also the most unique lavender, and it's surely one that should be tried first...Serge Lutens Encens et Lavande. It's a magical blend of lavender, sage, smoky...
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    Re: modern classics?  Post your opinion

    A*Men
    Dolce & Gabanna pH
    Burberry London
    Le Male
    Acqua di Gio
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 8 March

    Hermessence Rose Ikebana this morning, Costes this evening
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    Re: SOTD Monday 7 March

    Paratus from a sample
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    Re: mystery challenge Vial #1

    I hadn't tried Kouros Cologne Sport before now.  I cannot believe how similar it is to Caron L'Anarchiste.  They are almost identical.  I even tried them side-by-side and they were so close that I...
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    Re: mystery challenge Vial #1

    Mine made it today. Thanks again Adeel. This is a little tougher than I thought it would be. The light cedarwood note develops slightly different from a wipe on sample than a spray, so it smells...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday February 20th

    LV Piper Nigrum
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 19 February

    Bel Ami before bed
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 February

    Just Cavalli Him
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 17 February

    TBP Zen Tea before bed -- I'm just too tired tonight to type out The Body Perfumery
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 February

    CdG Synthetic Series Tar
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Bottles - Problem

    Used Lorenzo Villoresi bottles often leak during shipping and I know they leak through the sprayer, so it must just be a design flaw. I've also noticed that only the used bottles are the ones...
  37. Re: How many days of the week do you wear cologne?

    More like how many scents a day ;D
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 30 January

    Joop Rococo
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    Re: SotD Friday Jan 28th

    Armand Basi this evening
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    Re: SotD Friday Jan 28th

    Michael
  41. Re: love them, but don't want to wear them?

    SMN Nostalgia -- so fun and different but a little too urban to find the right place to wear.

    Diptyque L'Ombre dans L'Eau -- I love that sour green smell but I cannot handle it for more than a few...
  42. Thread: Stock up!

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    Re: Stock up!

    :) that would be a little too underhanded. Oh, but I did take advantage of another great deal on Scentiments. L'Instant pour Homme is only 39.89!

    ~Clinton
  43. Thread: Stock up!

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    Re: Stock up!

    LOL, nice suggestion but I'd lose too many friends ;)

    ~Clinton
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    Re: SOTD Jan 27 Thursday

    Just Cavalli Him this morning and CdG 2 Man tonight
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    Llewelyn's Stardust for Men

    Anyone remember this fragrance? When I first came across the Yahoo board almost 3 years ago, it was the one fragrance that everyone was raving about. Anyone here still a fan? I still have a little...
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    Re: Need a classic scent...which one?

    Classics are extremely subjective, so I'll tiptoe around it and suggest going with a modern classic like Gucci pour Homme, YSL Rive Gauche, Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme, Cartier Declaration, Must de...
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    Re: Cumming: The Fragrance

    Is this just a publicity stunt? This can't be true. What in the hell is the cosmetic world cumming to? This is starting to go beyond rediculous. I'm on the verge of a designer fragrance boycott ;)...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th January

    Rochas Man this morning

    Tonight's my first go with Korres Cedar...it's a lot like Floris Eau de Santal but with cedarwood instead of sandalwood. I'm lovin' it!
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    Re: SOTD 25th Tuesday

    Jo Malone 154 this evening
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    Re: SOTD 25th Tuesday

    This morning its Vermeil's Rodeo Jeans
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    Re: The danger of overspray

    I crossed the path of a guy while I was shopping once that I could smell 3 aisles away. And yes, it was Polo. I don't know if it was the scent lingering in the air where he had previously walked 10...
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    Re: SOTD Jan 24 Monday

    Davidoff Cool Water Deep thanks to rjrober22
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    Re: Paul Smith, Good Life and Other Greens

    I don't get fig out of Good Life either. Instead it's very green and leafy. Salvatore Ferragamo is like Good Life plus a butt load of cardamom. It's loaded down with so much cardamom that it smells...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday January 23rd

    Adidas Adrenaline, for lounging around the house and watching football.
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    Re: SOTD  Sat 22nd January

    For seeing Phantom of the Opera tonight I went with Keiko Mecheri Oliban...perfection!
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    Re: Guerlain Aqua Allegoria scents ?

    I actually enjoy a few others besides Lavande Velours but also own a few others I don't like and need to swap. I love Anisia Bella, Lavande Fleurs, Herba Fresca, Gentiana and Pamplelune and like...
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    Re: SOTD  Sat 22nd January

    Mazzolari Lei before bed
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    Re: Guerlain Aqua Allegoria scents ?

    I'm a big fan of Lavande Velours as well. Very pure, dark and earthy. I'm looking forward to some warm spring weather so I can reach for this one again.

    ~Clinton
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st

    YSL Body Kouros today and Gucci pour Homme tonight
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    Re:  Help! Vacation Cologne

    Wow, that is a well-rounded wardrobe for a 16 year old.
    For daytime wear I'd go with L'Eau D'Issey or the hyper fresh Bvlgaru pour Homme. Bring along either the Curve or Hugo for the evenings, as...
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    Re: Burberry Brit......I love it

    I'm with both of you, Brit IS nice. It's sweet and floral with foody spices, a nice light cedarwood note and a lovely musk and creamy tonka bean dry down. I used to be very ho-hum about it as well,...
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    Re: OH MY GAWD! MAT CHOCOLATE!

    Wow. I love a good chocolate note and I just must try this one. How much is a bottle of this selling for in Japan? Are there any places offering samples?

    ~Clinton
  63. Re: Could it REALLY be this good? UDV RectoVerso

    Lucky! And only $9. I've wanted to try Tea and Tobacco for a while now but it's very hard to find in the States. I'm still keeping my eyes peeled. Glad you found another good one Marlen.

    ~Clinton
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    Re: SOTD Thursday

    Helmut Lang EdC this afternoon
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    Re: SOTD Thursday

    Sung Paradise
  66. Thread: OK OK ....

    by Connoisseur
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    Re: OK OK ....

    Jigga,
    People flipped out because of the way you ripped on everyone and did a lot of name-calling.  How is that tone going to encourage people to really look at what you are trying to say?  And you...
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    Re: hello to the basenotes administrator

    Some have complained about this before but in a more round about way.  Some have complained that they bought something blind based on many recommendations here, got it in their hands and hated it....
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    Re: Givenchy PI

    That may be, but saying it smells like vanilla is so much more clear to me than saying it smells like infinium. I mean I could say that Candie's has a strong Helione note in it...or that Candie's has...
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    Re: Givenchy PI

    HackerX, I sent you an IM.

    http://www.beautifulperfumes.com/pi10medp.html
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    Re: Givenchy PI

    I've hated this one since I started into this interesting hobby almost 3 years ago, but I tried it again recently and fell in love.  I think it's because I used to be somewhat insecure about wearing...
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    Re: The art of decanting ?

    Good suggestion, but I think removing the top is only necessary when you are doing larger decants. 1/3 oz is easy to pump out. I once wanted to keep a rare bottle in tact so I ended up pumping out 2...
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    Re: Everyone name one stinker!

    Caron Pour Un Homme
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    Re: Amouage Silver for Women

    I actually preffer it to the men's. Amouage Silver for women is great stuff!

    ~Clinton
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    Re: Suggestions for trip to Aruba ?

    LęEau dęIssey Pour Homme, Fresh Cucumber Baie or CSP Aqua Motu

    ~Clinton
  75. Re: the most overrated fragrances on basenotes?

    I hope people don't let this get to them too much. It's just so subjective. It doesn't mean a damn what anyone thinks as long as you love it. Trash my Creed MI and its not going to affect my heavenly...
  76. Re: the most overrated fragrances on basenotes?

    ...he's making a list and checking it twice...so many naughty children ::)

    Guerlain Vetiver
    Dior Jules
    YSL Kouros & Jazz
    Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire & Bigarade Concentree
    McQueen...
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    Acqua di Biella Baraja

    Acqua di Biella - Baraja
    unisex

    Top Notes: Bitter Orange, Bergamot, Pineapple
    Middle Notes: Ginger, Peach, Red Currants, Honey
    Base Notes: Cedarwood, Amber, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Chocolate
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    La Base for Her by Magic Helvetia

    La Base For Her
    By Magic Helvetia

    Notes: Alpine Rose, Iris, Jasmine, Bluebell, Violet Leaves, Wild Raspberry, Mimosa, Freesia, Vetiver, Magnolia, Marigold, Alpine Bell Flower, Oudwood, Exotic...
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    La Base for Him by Magic Helvetia

    La Base for Him
    by Magic Helvetia

    Notes: Wild Mint, Basil, Geranium, Thyme, Sage, Gentian, Oakmoss, Pinewood, Dried Herbs

    "Clean, crisp mountain air in a bottle.  An elegant blend of herbs...
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    Re: Advice me plsss

    I posted a few words on the men's side
  81. Thread: Deep Red

    by Connoisseur
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    Re: Deep Red

    Oh, a couple of words on Hugo Deep Red...it is one of the sexiest, sweet, spicy and warm oriental fragrances around and is pure aphrodisiac. This is one every woman should own a bottle of to turn...
  82. Thread: Deep Red

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    Re: Deep Red

    This is just my opinion and I hope no one takes offense by this but I'm a huge fan of designer fragrances on women in their early to mid 20's. I think niche fragrances don't smell right on a woman...
  83. Re: [Basenotes Awards] Best feminine fragrances

    Best women's fragrance launched in 2004: Yves Saint Laurent In Love Again (re-release)

    Best women's fragrance (ever): Thierry Mugler Angel

    Best women's fragrance packaging: Bond No. 9 Little...
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    Re: Primer on How to Make Perfume (Version 1.0)

    I still have extra bottles of diluent for sale or swap if anyone is interested.

    http://www.basenotes.net/cgi-bin/forum/YaBB.cgi?board=sellswap;action=display;num=1089179261
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    Re: Favorite Jeans?

    As far as I know, Earl jeans never really caught on for men. There are a few fans out there, but I'm not one of them. I have one pair of distressed Earl jeans but I rarely wear them.

    I'm a huge...
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    Re: Which Vetiver would you choose?

    None of the above for me. I'm becoming a huge fan of MPG's Route du Vétiver and Miller Harris' Terre de Bois. No other vetiver that I've tried even comes close to them. But of those you listed, LV's...
  87. Thread: Etro

    by Connoisseur
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    Re: Etro

    Etro has many great fragrances, but I think Etra is my favorite of theirs. It is one of the best edible gourmand fragrances I know. It smells like raisin cinnamon bread pudding with a little extra...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Badger already knows my views on Fluid Man. It must be a body chemistry thing ;)

    ~Clinton
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    I had a dinner date interrupted last week by a waitress that wasn't our own. Apparently I had walked by her coming in and she just had to know what fragrance I was wearing. She was so cute and...
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    Re: Montecristo

    Montecristo is a nice modern chypre that is simple classic elegance without smelling old fashioned. The citrus, woody notes and leather base stand out the most to me. I also find it very versatile,...
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    Re: A Tribute to the Classics of Scent

    It's too bad so many of the classic designer fragrances simply do not agree with me.  Many of the heavy mossy fragrances even give me headaches.  My tastes are such that I have only six designer...
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    Real time review posts

    Grant,
    I really liked the idea of making Perfumereview.com reviews real time posts. Would it be possible to make Basenotes the same way? I would be doing a lot more reviews if I could see them after...
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