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    Re: New Fragrance: Scotch & Soda Barfly

    Bumping this...did anyone snag a free sample of Barfly from the S&S website? I just got mine in the mail tonight but have yet to test it. Honestly, my hopes aren't that high, but we'll see.

    Here's...
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    Re: deodorant to go with YSL M7

    Mitchum Unscented.
  3. Re: Just bought Serge Lutens - Chergui 50ML (Rectangle Bottle) and does not come with Sprayer?

    Was it The Perfume Shoppe by any chance?
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    Re: Strange Longevity and Sillage - Le Male

    You have nothing to worry about--I can smell you from here, trust me.
  5. Re: Better smelling alternative to Rochas Man and A Men?

    Pure Malt
    L'Instant EDP

    Two of my absolute favourites of all-time...especially so right now in the Fall.
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    Re: Daily wear fragrances; Missing anything?

    Creed Aventus. Works wonders as (one of) my college daily wear scents.
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    Re: New Knockoffs at Dollar Tree, including "Creed"

    Now here I was thinking I was the only one...
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    Re: Great Fragrances You Own But Never Wear

    Chergui...it's not that I never wear it -- it's that I don't wear it as much as I should (I've worn it maybe 5 times in the 6 months I've owned it?). I think it's something to do with wanting to...
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    Poll: Re: Which Dior Homme would you buy?

    Although they're all purchase-worthy scents, I'd have to go with the original DH.
  10. Re: Your house is burning and you can only save one bottle of cologne...

    This.
  11. Re: Just how bad is Burberry London's projection and longevity?

    If you've got a Superstore near you, check 'em out. All of their stores around here recently had a blowout sale on all of their fragrance stock. I got a 50ml of London for...wait for it...$15. And...
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    Re: How many of your fragrances were blind buys?

    Pure Malt - love
    Boss Bottled - like
    Body Kouros - like
    L'Instant Extreme - love
    Philosykos - will find out when it arrives

    So...5 out of 20 bottles total.
  13. Re: Please help! Where can get Thierry Mugler Pure Malt?

    b0n3z has a brand new bottle for sale in the "For Sale" section of this forum...$120 shipped:
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    Re: Fan's of YSL L'homme - check this bottle out!

    Doesn't look like a bottle as much as it does a female stimulation utensil *ahem*
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    Re: Your Top 5 As Of: October 2011

    Aventus
    GIT
    Brooklyn
    Pure Malt
    London
  16. Re: Please help! Where can get Thierry Mugler Pure Malt?

    Hit me up in about 6 months when I'm half done with my bottle and tired of the fragrance...I'll sell it to you for a very reasonable $149.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    http://s7v1.scene7.com/is/image/Harrods/2565240?$productdetail_main_new$
  18. Re: Business meeting tomorrow with young KNOCKOUT !!!

    lol she found this thread
  19. Re: Business meeting tomorrow with young KNOCKOUT !!!

    Another vote for Aventus.
  20. Re: Best designer fragrance of the last decade or so

    Dior Homme
    Pure Malt
  21. Re: I just purchased two fragrances for the long Canadian winter. Opinions?

    Sounds pretty good to me!
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    Re: Encre Noire or Body Kouros?

    ...think about that one again.
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    Re: Encre Noire or Body Kouros?

    Seriously...the way some of you people pick such divergent fragrances for comparison threads is beyond me.
  24. Re: So I tried boss bottle #6 for the first time and i got to say

    I bought it blind and thoroughly enjoy it--especially in the cooler fall weather we're getting now. It's great.
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    Re: Most expensive frag purchase with ZERO regret?

    If we're talking price per mL, Chergui. Otherwise, Aventus.
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 23 September 2011

    http://www.perfumeralia.com/WebRoot/StoreES/Shops/ea2545/48CA/0A57/45FA/FDC6/F9A6/D94C/8776/13D8/Dior_0020_Homme_0020_Men.jpg
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    Re: is terre d'hermes worth blind buying?

    Sample sample sample. I was set to buy a bottle after a few brief tests at the mall, but ended up getting a sample, going through it, and deciding that it's not for me.

    Your mileage may vary, but...
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    Re: Poor Longevity with Aventus

    This is exactly my experience...I've got batch #C42B10J01. Constantly get people asking what I'm wearing/complimenting me 6 or 7+ hours after I've applied.
  29. Thread: Pure Virgin

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    Re: Pure Virgin

    Saw the title of the thread and instantly thought: "Shit...another Mugler flanker?"
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    Re: About to splurge on myself

    I honestly would have just recommended Aventus or GIT--fail-safe Creeds in my eyes. Both highly versatile, inoffensive, elegant scents that aren't too strong and will definitely help you standout...
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    Re: About to splurge on myself

    If you want something that's not too strong, Black Aoud is out IMO. Even with 1 or 2 sprays, I could see you bowling people over from across the room with this stuff.
  32. Re: Fragrances that are under $100 that can be mistaken for a niche fragrance

    From the stuff I own, Pure Malt and L'Instant EDP.
  33. Re: What fragrance do you spray yourself the most with ?

    I never usually do more than 4 or 5 sprays with any of my fragrances, but with Aventus, I'll usually do one or two more quick spritzes to my clothes to extend that crazy good, addictive top note....
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    Re: SOTD Monday, 9-19-2011

    Just beautiful.

    http://www.getprice.com.au/images/uploadimg/BimgCreed%20Silver%20Mountain%20Water%20120ml%20EDP.jpg
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    Re: Great priced Creed from Fragranceshop.com?

    Sorry to bump this, but people need to know about this site.

    Received my 4oz Creed Silver Mountain Water today and it's definitely legit...stuff smells great, and just how I remember it from...
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    Re: Warm winter frags

    Encre Noir smells just like a campfire to me...or what you would smell like after sitting around a campfire for a few hours.
  37. Thread: Skunkus Maximus!

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    Re: Skunkus Maximus!

    *shrug*

    Welcome to Basenotes...I guess.
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    Re: Which one, Versace The Dreamer or Body Kouros??

    Didn't we just have this exact thread like 2 days ago?

    Anyways...Body Kouros is good for going out, but too sleazy for class. Dreamer would work better for both situations.
  39. Thread: GIT Question

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    Re: GIT Question

    Yeah you would:
  40. Thread: GIT Question

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    Re: GIT Question

    It's all marketing babble man...but keep reading your catalogues. Whatever helps you sleep at night.
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    Re: My Rive Gauche fell in the toilet of PISS !!!

    ...it's only Rive Gauche. Jeeze.
  42. Thread: GIT Question

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    Re: GIT Question

    Heh. Quoted again for posterity.
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    Re: Most beautiful bottles in your collection

    Yeah! Agreed.
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    Re: Most beautiful bottles in your collection

    L'Instant Extreme.
    I dig the colourful artwork on Bond No. 9 Brooklyn. Definitely sets it apart from the others.
    Gotta' love the simplicity and elegance of Dior Homme.
    And although it's verging on...
  45. Re: Look what came in the mail today... a new bottle of....L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme

    Funniest thing I've read all day.
  46. Re: Le Mâle, Versace The Dreamer, and Angel Men -- Great scents, but can they also be clichéd?

    Strange that no one's mentioned this already, but:

    If you like it, wear it.
  47. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    Wow...what a fragrance. The hype is real with this one, folks. Gave it my first real wearing out on the town with some friends tonight and it was kind of embarrassing because I couldn't stop smelling...
  48. Re: It seems as though L'Instant Extreme and Dior Homme Intense have over shadowed MR...

    I think MR's too expensive for what it is. L'Instant Extreme is arguably a better scent at a much better price point, IMO.
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    Re: Does anyone still use Egoiste Platinum Egoiste?

    It's pretty good stuff--I'll wear it a couple-three times a month.
  50. Re: Look what came in the mail today... a new bottle of....L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme

    Great fragrance...can't wait to wear it more and more in the coming months.
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    Re: Who favors Dior Homme over Dior Homme Intense?

    No...just a bunch of people that happen to not share your opinion. Get over it, Nancy.
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    Re: women seems to prefer aquatics.

    rofl
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    Re: Who favors Dior Homme over Dior Homme Intense?

    I do, definitely.
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    Re: Overrated Fragrances

    These overrated threads are always a laugh...keep 'em coming oh insightful Basenoters.
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    Re: women seems to prefer aquatics.

    -_-

    I bet you're a hit at parties.
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    Re: women seems to prefer aquatics.

    hai gaiz doez this meen if i get an aquatic it will be panty dropper? let me kno thx
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    Re: Most liked fragrances by younger girls?

    Aventus.
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    Re: Fragnet has 6.7 Pure Parfum Terre De Hermes Bottles for $89.00 shipped!!

    Definitely a typo. Let's see if they still honour their own screw-up.
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    Poll: Re: How popular is Creed SMW?

    Amongst my peer group, I've never smelled SMW. In fact, I don't think I've smelled anyone wearing any Creed.

    It's definitely not as popular as GIT or MI.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    http://www.blackbirdballard.com/Images/Products/Philosykos_EDT_50mL_1.jpg
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    Just pulled the trigger on a 4oz of this...I first sniffed it a few months ago and couldn't get passed the metallic/pen-ink vibe, but a recent revisit had me head over heels for it:
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    Re: Hermessence is breaking me

    It was faded from my skin in 3-4 hours...granted, I am dabbing from a sample vial. I am strongly considering purchasing one of the 15ml travel sprays to give it a proper testing.
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    Re: Hermessence is breaking me

    I really want to pull the trigger on VT, but the longevity is just pitiful on my skin--especially for the cost. Such a gooooood scent though.
  64. Re: A whole meal smell that you wish you could wear as a cologne?

    I'm with hedonist222 on this one.
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    Re: Drakkar Noir = ???

    LOL'ed in real life.
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    Re: College guys 18-23 years old. TOP 5 FRAGS

    I'm a 21 year old in Uni:

    Creed - Aventus
    Creed - Green Irish Tweed
    Bond No. 9 - Brooklyn
    Versace - The Dreamer
    Hermès - Un Jardin Sur Le Nil
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    Re: Anyone else Flip flop on YSL Body Kouros

    I blind bought it a few months ago...have enjoyed it from first whiff and still do. I don't get the medicinal/Vicks Vapor Rub vibe everyone talks about though. It's more like a sweet...
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    Re: New A*Men Flanker available in Canada

    Hey Thierry Mugler, milking it much?
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    Re: What is Aventus similar too?

    Heh, good one!
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    Re: Help Me Pick A New Sweet Scent..

    Out of those, La Nuit.

    And Angel is perfectly wearable on a guy. It's very similar to the men's version, but without the tar up top. If you dig it, I would go with that! Also look into Animale...
  71. Re: looking for a "warm" scented fragrance for a female16 year old high school student...

    Burberry Brit EDP. A very beautiful, warm, and creamy fruity/nutty/almond/vanilla scent which I find absolutely gorgeous on a girl. It verges on gourmand, but I wouldn't consider it so. Check it out!
  72. Re: one scent not for human race, and one which gives inner peace

    Lacking character/emotions: pretty much anything by Hugo Boss.

    Uplifting/satisfying/inner peace: Serge Lutens - Chergui.
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    Re: Fragrancenet, FragranceX and LuckyScent

    Thanks for posting that breakdown! :thumbup:
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, September 4th, 2011

    http://www.creedboutique.com/116-248-large/creed-aventus.jpg
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    Re: Fresh cologne for 16 year old?

    +1 for Chanel Platinum Egoiste.
  76. Re: If you could give one piece of advice to a new fragrance collector, what would it be?

    Have a good bankroll.
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    Re: Does Chanel Allure Homme Sport stand out ?

    Not really...I think it's a relatively "middle-of-the-road" fragrance. Not bad, but not great...just average. Pleasant enough, easily wearable, and versatile, but not a lot of "wow factor" going on...
  78. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    I know...they don't ship to Canada. I used a shipping service in Sumas, Washington: www.myshiphappens.com

    So when the package arrives there, all I have to do is drive across the border to pick it...
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    Re: green Irish Tweed, Low price = FAKE?

    Seems about right. Similar price to a local discount perfume shop here in Vancouver.
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    Re: Driest, harshest fragrance that comes to mind

    Out of everything I've tried, it's gotta be Encre Noir. Drier than burnt tinder in a smoldering campfire...because that's exactly what it smells like to me. Not exactly harsh, though.
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    Re: Help me decide...

    One of my favourite designer frags is Versace Dreamer...definitely unique and very sexy stuff.

    And for something good in the heat, try out Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil. It's my ultimate summer...
  82. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    Well, my bottle shipped out today...I used the free shipping and it says I should get it by Sept. 9th. I anxiously await!
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    Re: Good guide books for perfume fanatics

    The Perfect Scent: A Year Inside the Perfume Industry in Paris and New York by Chandler Burr. Amazing read.
  84. Thread: First date picks

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    Re: First date picks

    GIT--definitely. Bring out those heavy hitters on the subsequent dates.
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    Re: Which one should I pick up today?

    Get Allure Sport...and then pass on JPG and get Body Kouros instead--similar, sorta, but it's less played out and much less douchebag-gy.
  86. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Pure Malt

    It's only 70 bucks--who cares.

    And you can't really fault the people who are buying multiple bottles and have the intent of reselling...especially when these bottles are fetching double their...
  87. Poll: Re: Pick frag for first day back for senior year in highschool

    Haha :D
  88. Thread: Pure Malt

    by cjbee
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    Re: Pure Malt

    Just placed my order...going in blind, but I'm hopeful.

    For British Columbians looking to get in on some Pure Malt goodness:

    Use this shipping service:
    http://myshiphappens.com/

    I use them...
  89. Thread: Pure Malt

    by cjbee
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    Re: Pure Malt available 8/29??

    I keep getting an "invalid data" error when it comes to filling in my credit card data. And I swear I'm typing in everything correctly. I know the card works too because I just bought something else...
  90. Poll: Re: Pick frag for first day back for senior year in highschool

    I'd go with A*Men out of all those.
  91. Thread: Chalk = Cheese

    by cjbee
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    Re: Chalk = Cheese

    Well played, sir. Well played.

    *golf clap*
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    Re: Creed Frag for 15 yr old

    This thread can't be serious.

    ahahah
  93. Re: Share: What fragrances have you worn a lot this Summer(2011)???

    Un Jardin Sur Le Nil and Aventus.
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    Re: Help a freshman smell fresh

    Versace Dreamer.
  95. Re: New Fragrance: Prada Candy (Not Suitable for MWBTFPOM)

    I got a cavity just looking at the bottle.
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    Re: Female/Unisex Fragrance recs for a newbie?

    Prada Infusion d'Iris EDP.
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    Re: New Haarlem murdered GIT...

    Ahhh...gotta' love first world rants.
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    Re: Amazing High School Guy's Fragrance

    +1 for Boss Bottled (also known as Boss #6). Great stuff--I actually just ordered a bottle myself.

    YSL Body Kouros and Burberry Brit...can both be found fairly cheap, but are definitely not...
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    Re: Burberry London vs Prada Amber pour Homme ?

    For fall/winter, IMO, London wins by default--though it's not a projection or longevity monster by any stretch.
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    Re: JPG Le Male Counterfeit? - Yet Another Inquiry.

    Hahah, it's almost as if these fakers aren't even trying anymore. That bottle is just baaaaad.
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