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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 23rd February 2012

    Creed - Santal Imperial
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 4, 2012

    M7 went well with gun smoke and muddy aura that enchanted the shooting competition today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, February 2, 2012

    Dzing!!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, February 1, 2012

    Geir Ness - Geir
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

    Givenchy PI
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    Poll: Re: GIT or Riverside drive

    In the end it's really up to you and how you perceive each scent on yourself. We can't smell how each scent is on you, or how it projects or lasts. It sounded like you are leaning towards the Bond...
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    Re: Summer fragrance advice.

    I second Mugler. I would look into Eau Sauvage, Virgin Island Water, Silver Mountain Water, Geir, and M7 Fresh if you can find it. I don't know what your budget is, but those are all interesting...
  8. Re: Can the scent life of the same fragrance on the same person very a lot?

    It could be stress or sweat causing your body to burn off the scent faster. Could be what you do with your day that interferes with the scent, as in other scents that get caught in your clothes and...
  9. Re: SOTD - 14 feb 2011 - Happy Valentines Day (And its my birthday too!)

    Happy Birthday!

    I'm wearing Tea for Two. It's my classic February 14th scent.
  10. Re: SOTD - 14 feb 2011 - Happy Valentines Day (And its my birthday too!)

    Happy Birthday!

    I'm wearing Tea for Two. It's my classic February 14th scent.
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    Re: What fragrance did you wear as a child?

    How young does "child" represent. In middle school I was wearing Polo Sport. Had no idea why, other than the fact that it was a gift and it made me smell better than if I didn't wear it...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

    Jaipur Homme
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    Re: What cologne did you wear in high school?

    Mine was a Polo Sport 10ml splash bottle. Then I moved to Cool Water. Those were two. Polo Sport takes me back... but I don't wear it anymore...
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    Re: A unique and safe fragrance please!!!

    I think that you've made some goo choices already. I like all of those, and I think you'd find something in those few that you would like to wear come summer time, especially Bvlgari Aqua. I might...
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    Re: Suggestions to a blind buy.

    Welcome to basenotes and congrats on your first thread.

    There are sites that will ship samples, which is what I suggest. Blind buying is very tricky and not always rewarding. You'll spend a lot...
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    Re: A unique and safe fragrance please!!!

    Welcome to basenotes, Awesome!

    The more you tell us about what you like the more we can come up with something that you might like to wear, so there is no need to ever apologize for writing a lot....
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    Re: First sample haul

    Welcome to basenotes!

    I would be very interested to see what you think of those scents. Give us some feedback after you've had some times to test them out. Cheers!
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    Re: Finding myself ? Let the adventure begin!

    That sounds awesome actually. I have a list a mile long of scents I want to sample and buy, but with no disposable income I can't get anything.

    What are the 7 bottles you purchased?
  19. Thread: Job Interview

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: Job Interview

    I was also thinking Rive Gauche because it is not sweet like many of the scents you have and it is not a kick in the face like many fresh scents. With the fake heat being pumped through offices and...
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    Poll: Re: L'Artisan - preferred

    All 4 of my picks are the top 4 overall. I am surprised to see many popular L'Artisans were not listed. Do you have a limited selection to choose from or have you narrowed your favorites down to...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday August 31, 2010

    Azzarro Chrome
  22. Thread: Your 1st Scent

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: Your 1st Scent

    My first scent, like many peoples,' was a gift at some point. I don't remember from whom, but it was the first scent I had to work with. It was a small 10ml splash bottle of RL Polo Sport EDT. I got...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday August 25, 2010

    Carven Homme
  24. Re: Have you ever worn a scent you thought was great...

    I walked into my kitchen a few years back after just purchasing Patchouli Patch from L'Aritsan, and I got the worst reaction from a female friend of my sister. My sister did her own sniff test and...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010

    Creed - Santal Imperial
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 22nd February 2010

    Creed - Santal Imperial
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 18th February 2010

    Jaipur
  28. Poll: Re: Do You Wear Cologne for Yourself, or for Others?

    I consider other people, but I wear cologne to smell it on myself.
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    Re: S o t D ~ 16 February 2010

    Dior Hommr
  30. Thread: Spring Break!

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: Spring Break!

    I just transported 15 bottles or so through checking my bag. Not a single problem there. Decanting is safer and allows you to bring a carry-on, which will save money for the flight.
  31. Re: SotD: Happy New Year!!! Year of the Tiger!!! 14 February 2010 ... And Happy Valentine also :)

    Chergui
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    Re: S o t D ~ Saturday 13 February 2010

    L'Artisan - Tea for Two
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome TexBilly!!

    Glad to see that you are posting now. It's a lot more fun when you are in the mix of things rather than just reading up in the background. I look forward to seeing you posting...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 11th February 2010

    Ysl - m7
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 9 February, 2010

    Montale - Chypre Vanille (sample)
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    Re: S o t D - Monday 8th February, 2010

    Montale - Amandes Orientales (sample)
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Yes it is. 4-5 sprays seems to be the maximum that many people will spray. You want to smell! And you want to smell good. Don't go crazy and make it that you fill the room with your fragrance when...
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday 6th February 2010

    Dior Homme for the second day
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    Re: Immediate regret

    I did that at Aedes a few years ago with Diam Blond. I bought it because I liked how it smelled on me so much. But it ended up making me feel a little sick. It got cloying. I regretted it as...
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    Re: A seemingly obvious question

    The "hot spots"

    These are areas on the body where a significant amount of heat is generated and is seen as an aid in projecting the scent. The most common places are: Wrist (don't rub your wrists...
  41. Re: Looking for some different/unique/attention grabing fragrances.

    I believe that The Dreamer is very unique, and quite amazing actually. I rarely smell it on others, but I wish I owned it for myself.

    Some others that are a little unusual, but great are:
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    We're happy to have you. You'll be telling people where to buy samples and sharing your experiences and tastes soon enough. If you can't find what you are looking here then it must not exist...:wink:
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    Re: First Niche perfume...what's yours?

    First would be Tea for Two that I got for free in a trade. There were only 2-3mls left. I think the first bottle I bought new was SL Diam Blond, but I ended up exchanging it for Chergui.
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    Re: Established Niche Masterpieces

    It's Aedes so you'll find a good selection of Diptyques and L'Artisans and SMNs. They guys there are so nice that you'll be able to get as many samples as you want I'm sure. There may be too much to...
  45. Re: EDITIONS DE PARFUMS: Frederic Malle... Vote your favourite or worst?

    The best to me is either Noir Epices of Musc Ravageur. The worst, or at least one that I'm still not finding a way to fully enjoy is Angeliques Sous la Plouie...
  46. Re: What Phases have you gone through while at Basenotes?

    I went through my fresh phase with Polo Sport and 2 full bottles of Cool Water. I moved on to heavy orientals and then found the woods of Gucci pour Homme, M7, Dzing!, etc. to be quite amazing. Now...
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    Re: Most common Fragrances you encounter?

    Burberry Brit for the women and probably Azzaro Chrome is what I smell most often on men.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 5th February 2010

    Dior Homme
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday 3rd February 2010

    Ysl - m7
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    Re: Need help finding this type of cologne

    Hello Brandino and welcome to basenotes!!

    It is not much to go off of just knowing that it smells like Fierce because that is such a common smell, but I have some suggestions for you that you may...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday 2nd February, 2010

    L'Artisan - Jour de Fete (sample)
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday 31st January 2010

    L'Artisan - Patchouli Patch
  53. Thread: Your 1st Scent

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: Your 1st Scent

    Ralph Lauren Polo Sport. I had a little splash bottle that I worse every day. Still enjoy the smell of it. I doubt I will ever purchase another bottle, but I don't mind it at all.
  54. Thread: Axe Bodysprays

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: Axe Bodysprays

    I don't want to burst anyones bubble, but even a spall spritz of that stuff is lethal to any womans nose over 16. I think it smells like stale air, and I advise against using it completely, however,...
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    Re: S o t D > Thursday > 28th January, 2010

    Snowy Day = Chergui
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    Poll: Re: another first date thread

    And to think I almost picked M7 or LeMale. Body Kouros is the way I would go with it. Sweet smelling, but not too sugary. And it mellows out into one of my favorite drydowns.

    Body Kouros gets my...
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    Poll: Re: Rive Gauche: Masterpiece, Nice, or Mediocre?

    It's nice, but not a masterpiece. There are otheres like it that I thik surpass it's smelly stature. I enjoy wearing it, but it is not the most interesting smell I can think of in that scent category.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 27th January, 2010

    L'Artisan - Voleur de Roses
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    Re: Best designer fragrances!!

    I would have to say that my favorites are:

    Dior Homme
    Gucci pour Homme
    Gucci Envy
    M7
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010

    Frankinscense perfume oil and a combination of Chinese Musk and Green Musk.
  61. Re: Help find a scent; Old catholic church. What is it?

    I figured someone would mention this one. I second that. It always has reminded me of a church.
  62. Re: Is Serge Lutens indeed the vey best line in terms of longevity?

    Montale is certainly up there in the longevity list, but I think that SL is too. I've never had an issue with Fumerie Turque fading on my skin, but others obviously have. Chergui will last me 2 days...
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    Re: Huge list!! Need help choosing 5!!!!!!

    I would certainly choose:

    M7
    Eau Sauvage
    Rochas Man
    Rive Gauche
    Magnetism

    That's just my taste.
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 25 Jan 2010

    John Varvatos
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday 14th January, 2010

    L'Artisan - Mechant Loup
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    Re: S o t D, Monday 11th January, 2010

    Dior Homme
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome to basenotes. Glad to see you here with us. Reading is going to get you pretty far with this crowd because there is a ton on information to find. You just need to look in the right places,...
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    Re: Which perfume are you?

    Angel men would be mine. It is loud and in your face. You may be offended by the burt smell, or me because I tent to be forward and honest, maybe a bit too blunt sometimes. I soften up when you get...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 24 November 09

    Aoud Demascus - Montale (sample)
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    Re: Appropriate storage of Colognes

    Speaking of the display disadvantag the boxes are usually the easiest way, if you want to still have a nice area designated to the tower of fragrances, to keep a good portion of heat and almost all...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome to basenotes! Smelling good is one of our staples here... of course we all think we do:wink:

    I think you'll find it very easy to get into building your own collection here. Enjoy!
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    Re: S o t D: Monday 16 November 2009

    SL - Chergui
  73. Re: Which scent would you most like to be associated with?

    Tea for Two

    Not too many will be smelling like me if I'm wearing that one...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    http://community.basenotes.net/forumdisplay.php?s=&f=19&page=1&pp=50&sort=lastpost&order=desc&daysprune=-1

    Use that link and you'll find a lot of threads if you scroll down. If you only see a few...
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    Re: S.O.T.D ...FRIDAY the 13th of November,09

    Carven Homme for the day.

    Dior Homme for the evening.
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    Re: Perfect Everyday Frag

    If you want a combination of a sharp, yet sweet scent then I think you'll enjoy Geir. It's quite good as an every day scent for any of the seasons. Another suggestion would be YSL - Live Jazz.

    A...
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    Re: My first batch order

    That is a very solid list. I think you'll be having a lot of fun with those (minus Kouros, which smells like B.O. to me). Still worth a try though. Happy sniffing!@
  78. Thread: roll-on decants

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: roll-on decants

    I have had issues with roll-ons. They are good for very short term use if you want to decant something for a travel size or 'to go' bottle, but I've had almost all the scents that I didn't use up...
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    Re: SotD, Wednesday, 11 November '09

    Carven Homme
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    Re: Should a Man Have an Arsenal?

    I agree that there is just one that I could limit myself to if I was forced, but I would prefer not to limit it to just a signature scent because I am too much of a snob I guess. I have issues with...
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday, 8 November 2009

    Geir
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    Re: SotD Friday, 6th Nov '09

    Creed - Neroli Sauvage

    Will be changed to Geir after an evening shower.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome to the both of you. I see you've added a few posts to your count. I hope you are enjoying everything here. Keep posting your questions and reading up!!
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Your bottle will last as long as you keep it in decent conditions. We have some members who own bottles that are decades old. Keep the bottle out of the sun and away from your radiator or heating...
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    Re: S o t D, Friday, 9th October, 2009

    Ysl - m7
  86. Re: If you had $250 to spend on fragrance at Bergdorf's NYC...

    I'm not sure what they sell there exactly but I would buy a full 3.4oz Jour de Fete, and maybe a 1.7 with the remaining bucks.
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday September 30 2009

    John Varvatos
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday 29 September 2009

    Carven Homme
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    Re: S o t D ..Friday 25th of Sept '09

    Ysl - m7
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Ah, it is a delight indeed.

    Welcome to basenotes! Glad to see you have found us. You'll certainly learn a ton here, I just don't think a weekend is long enough!;)

    Welcome... Enjoy!
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    Re: S o t D ..Thursday 24th of Sept '09

    Ysl - m7
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    Re: - Thursday 30th July 2009

    L'Artisan - Safran Troublant
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 25 July, 2009

    Geir Ness - Geir
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    Re: New to Fragrances, need some to try...

    Welcome to basenotes Coloower27!

    I like John Varvatos a lot! It's a great scent. Exactly as it was described. There are some variations of the original scent that you should try as well. I think...
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 22 June 2009

    Geir
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 5 June 09

    Geir
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 4 June 2009

    Animale Animale
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    Re: S o t D - May 1, 2009

    L'Artisan - Patchouli Patch
  99. Thread: First Fragrance

    by EnvYuS
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    Re: First Fragrance

    My first was RL Polo Sport in a little 10ml splash bottle. I have no idea when it was given to me though. My second was Cool Water, which I still use and love to this day. I am on a second bottle....
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    Re: Geir Ness vs. Chanel Allure Homme Sport

    Geir has been labeled unisex, and even feminine, by the basenoters here. It certainly has very delicate middle and basenotes that cause it to tip towards the feminine side, but I love wearing it and...
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