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  1. Re: MFK Grand Soir in warmer weather?

    One or two sprays maybe. Or maybe an evening out, but its kind of a day long affair. Its a tough summer wear for me.
  2. Re: Designer High-End Ranges ? Your Tips !

    I like the Diors a lot. Every one ive tried has been quality.
  3. Re: Would layering Molecule02 to ambroxan based scents give insane projection?

    I think molecule 02 smells quite unpleasant. I got 8 ml from maxaroma a while ago just to educate myself. I like Sauvage and ambroxan based scents. But those dont need more throw, and when you add it...
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    Re: Tip: for removing scents

    Dawn dishsoap then hand sanitizer is the best ive been able to do. If i just use h sani i can still smell it usually. Some extra strong stuff like Black Aoud just cant be killed.
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    Re: Most worn in March 2020

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    Dior Homme Eau de Toilette (2020 version) by Christian Dior
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  6. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I like demachy. Dh20 is real easy for work.
  7. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    Im still working. Had a week of vacation scheduled for last week. So yay. Sat around the house with 2 child tornados. Nuts. Kids are so pent up they are exhausting. Trying to go for long walks and...
  8. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    It was my most worn this month by far. Its a grower.
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    Re: $100's, 5 Fragrances

    1 for Summer-Lalique Encre Noire Sport 3.4 oz $23.93
    1 for winter - Calvin Klein Obsession 2.5oz $17.63
    1 for all seasons-Perry Ellis 360 original 3.4 oz $18.26
    1 unisex-Mont Blanc Individuel ...
  10. Re: Good fragrances famous perfumers made for cheap houses?

    Lalique White - Christine Nagel
  11. Re: Will all natural ingredients be replaced?

    I think ifra will ban most naturals at some point. In 100 years squeezing oils from formerly living things will be considered barbaric.
  12. Re: MFK Grand Soir or Andy Tauer 02.

    Eesh. I guess in 90 degree weather with 90 percent humidity i could wear a single spray of lddm under my shirt. Grand soir is just too thick and sweet for summer daily wear.
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    Re: Whats your go to signature scent?

    Gio
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum vs Intense?

    They are pretty different. In your Parfum just subtract the smokey candle leather and sweeten it a touch. That is DHI. Thin it out, give the notes a little room to breath and remove some sweetness...
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    Re: Where to go after Dior Homme

    ? He said he doesn't like that one as much.

    OP, as you like the complexity and construction of Dior Homme Im gonna recomend the masculine tree from Guerlain, specifically Habit Rouge. Guerlain...
  16. Re: Can you recommend me some not so expensive niche?

    There is just so much in that price range. without any other factors it is too broad. All the ones mentioned are fitting.
  17. Re: At what time of the year, if ever, have you worn all your bottles once?

    I try to wear every bottle once a month. Sometimes a fragrance will slip through the cracks for a couple. Beasts like Kouros have been a bit trouble to get to. It lasts forevor. I will essentially...
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    Re: Rank all the Dior scents

    1. Fahrenheit
    2. Leather Oud
    3. Dior Homme
    4. Spice Blend
    5. Sauvage EDP
    6. Ambre Nuit
    7. Patchouli Imperial
    8. Oud Ispahan
    9. Dior Homme 2020
    10. Cuir Cannage
  19. Re: LVMH switches perfume production to hand sanitizer

    Dior and Guerlain are my favorite houses, this is a good thing they are doing.
  20. Re: HERMÈS new Men's pillar fragrance

    Impressive PI work. Hope its a masculine pilar. 2006 was their last one.
  21. Re: anyone who has Nasomatto - Black Afgano, what color is the fluid?

    luckyscent is legit. its good.
  22. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    I'll be fine im sure. I could breath again easily, after a sinus infection, but my sense of smell just was blind. This afternoon i put the vicks tub up to my nose and breathed deeply, and could smell...
  23. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    I have a cough, sore throat, I think its just a cold. But, as it is, I have completely lost my sense of smell. Very wierd. Im completely nose blind to even like Vicks vapo rub. Cant smell a...
  24. Re: As a Scent Crusader, Have You Found Your Holy Grail?

    I know of no other meaning than the traditional, opium/heroin meaning. It is used colloquially to denote addictive searching behavior, where one always tries to find that next high. Dancing with...
  25. Re: As a Scent Crusader, Have You Found Your Holy Grail?

    I think I'm still chasing the dragon. But I'm not sure I will ever have a holy grail. More favorites categorically.
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    Re: Official Best clones thread

    Cue the Alexandria/Dua marketors in 3... 2... 1...
  27. Re: What are your mission, vision and values when it comes to fragrance?

    Well, we have to end apartheid for one.

    And slow down the nuclear arms race, stop terrorism and world hunger.

    We have to provide food and shelter for the homeless, and oppose racial...
  28. Re: Olfactory terrorists brandish Aqua di Gio

    I smell AdG probably 10 to 1 over all other fragrances combined in public. But I never go to bars, so we are talking Home Depot and the gas station.
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    Re: Sex and fragrance

    0. Jewelry is a great analogy. Its just there, a bystander. And I've never found a smell sexy, personally.
  30. Re: SixCats! seeking suggestions for (under $30.00) Cologne.

    Six cats!
  31. Re: What is your basenote lifetime number?

    Well, I'm at 26.86 years. But I'd be willing to bet I use significantly more than .25ml a day. I'm sure I use a full ml. By myself I'll spray a bunch. Usual application is like 4-5, but then I...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

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    -3 decants
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    Poll: Re: Which Tom Ford Tobacco?

    I don't like vanilla generally speaking, so Tobacco Oud
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    I prefer reform Obsession for men.
  35. Re: SixCats! seeking suggestions for (under $30.00) Cologne.

    I suggest lalique white. Very different. Clean.
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    Re: Creed Viking Story

    its really good. classic and modern. i smell it all day, 12 + hours.
  37. Re: Day to day fragrance with price in mind?!

    AdG has become so common that it smells normal. Id say that your fragrances are switched. The Boss Bottled seems like a night out scent and AdG/360 seems like a daily driver. As we arent...
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    Re: House of Caron

    As far as I can tell, Yatagan, 3rd Man, Yuza, and Pour Homme remain on their official website. The only one that has substantially increased is Yatagan, and that is more than likely gougers trading...
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    Re: Top 5 scents March 1 2020 version

    Heritage
    Third Man
    Lupin Dandy
    Viking
    Fahrenheit
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

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    -2 bottles. -1 backup
  41. Poll: Re: Spraying perfume on your neck: Yay or Nay?

    I saw ol' Roger once say dont touch your wrists together after you spray them or you will "bruise" the fragrance. He then suggested slathering lotion on top of it.
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    Re: Most worn in February 2020

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    Narciso Rodriguez for Him by Narciso Rodriguez
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    7 i think. 5 hours before leaving for work. 1 back of neck refresher before leaving. It lasted, and i could smell it, just would have liked a little more fahrenheit goodness when stopping moving....
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Im just about done with my wearing for the morning. It was a middling Fahrenheit day. Coulda probably used another spray, it felt a little sparse today. Every Fahrenheit day is a pretty good...
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    Re: ADG Profumo strange smell

    doesn't' sound right.
  46. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I definitely wore it. I got it right away. I get no BdC vibe. I do not doubt you guys. Im not disagreeing. I completely believe that it smells similar to BdC to others. To me, it does not. ...
  47. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I read this as a vetiver as well. But, to me it smells nothing like Bleu. Absolutely nothing in common with that or Sauvage. I believe you, though. This fragrance seems to smell very different to...
  48. Re: (book/magazine) paper + glue-adhesive smell

    I havent tried them, but Comme de Garcons 2011 is supposed to smell like brown packing tape. There is also a fragrance named Book by Commodity that i hear smells like Santal 33.
  49. Re: controversial question about not wearing scents in order to appreciate them more

    I'll take a night off here or there and not spray something before I go to bed. If I was you, I wouldn't think of it as clashing with your wife as much as intermingling.
  50. Re: Your SOTD chart rocket? The newer scents in your wardrobe that are rising fast.

    I wore Viking for Vikings games this year, so that was like 16 wears. That really shot it up fast.
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    [CONUS] Re: Aventus 10k02 partial $51; Code Profumo $37

    Natty Bumppo
  52. Re: Your favorite unique fragrances that stand out amongst the mainstream always smelled?

    Unique. The most unique to me is LDDM as well. Not my favorite thing ever, but not a lot like it. Gucci Guilty Absolute is another.
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    Re: Creed pure white cologne

    Spencer was a fan i think.
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    Re: Sycomore, Encre Noir, and...

    Anybody tried Le Loden by Fath?
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    Re: Sycomore, Encre Noir, and...

    Lots of great avenues to search. Thanks for the input! Im seeing my next meander must be vetiver.
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    Re: Sycomore, Encre Noir, and...

    EN sport is pretty nice. Id own it, if not for the bottle. I'd pay for Sycomore, if only it were made by someone else. I'm a Chanel boycott.
    You need to put three similar fragrances together: ...
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    Sycomore, Encre Noir, and...

    I have recently been sniffing Sycomore EDT. Its great. The aldehydes and vetiver really give it a cool sparkly clarity, then the tobacco and cypress. Its really an enjoyable fragrance. Yall know...
  58. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    My wife just said she liked it too. And she hates 90 percent of everything i own.
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    Re: Wow Dior Homme 2020!

    I decided to give it another go. Its fine.
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    Re: Fahrenheit February!

    Yeah, i no longer beleive that thing.
  61. Poll: Re: Would You Rather Buy a Better Car Than You Have Now....or....Have more Depth in Your Niche Frags

    Chrysler Pacifica. All the bells and whistles, but not meant to last. Throw away culture.
  62. Poll: Re: Would You Rather Buy a Better Car Than You Have Now....or....Have more Depth in Your Niche Frags

    So, my thought here is that my car is a necessity. I cannot get to work or the doctor without it. My car is a POS that I pray every day will die. Rusting out, bumper broken, check engine, all the...
  63. Re: Can someone recommend me a fragrance similar to Saint Julep?

    L'homme Ideal Cool.
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    Re: Nice but cheap office fragrance

    I like the Lalique White recomendation. +1
  65. Re: Plum Japonais by Tom Ford apparently discontinued.

    Its nice. Definitely opulent and rich. Little much for my tastes, but a good scent. Thats not to be underestimated. Lots of trash they could dc before axing a competent frag.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

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    Samples/decants: -3
    Backups: +1


    +1 bottle.
  67. Re: Beau de Jour to become part of Tom Ford's signature line?

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    Got this in last week. Love it.

    I smell some difference to my private blend sample, though i didnt notice much from memory. A side by side illuminated. Its a bit weaker, and just a bit...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Sync. Felt right this friday.
  69. Re: Friend coming to Nicaragua, can bring me Fahrenheit EDT OR Caron Pour Un Homme

    119011

    I paid retail. Im a Dior sucker. MFK and Dior are my only full retail. Otherwise fragrancenet is tops. This tester appears to have a cap, so just no box. I think if you are not reasonably...
  70. Re: And we have a winner! Most ridiculously expensive perfume...

    119008
    6 people just gotta be curious, not interested.
  71. Re: Discreet question about buying from a fellow member

    Good form!
  72. Re: Discreet question about buying from a fellow member

    I understand asking, and there is no feedback on his profile. But consider editing his name out after a bit, as naming names without a positive spin, or a negative warning seems a bit uncouth.
  73. Re: Friend coming to Nicaragua, can bring me Fahrenheit EDT OR Caron Pour Un Homme

    [QUOTE=Joe Kilroy;4826197]

    Im not sure. Others will have better answers for that. I havent tried the Paco, but I think it will not be similar, id also be worried about older fragrances, and...
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    Re: Aquazone?

    I assume its just late to the party salty. We shall see.
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    Re: Guerlain's fake or not!!!

    Appraisal. Pictures are usually helpful. You are probably fine.
  76. Re: Fragrances That Are Neither Under Or Overrated

    Caron Third Man. Its everything its said to be.
  77. Re: Friend coming to Nicaragua, can bring me Fahrenheit EDT OR Caron Pour Un Homme

    Fahrenheit. So, sooo Fahrenheit.
  78. Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    3-1 small sample, 2-1 for the nicer ones.
  79. Re: NEW Dior Sauvage Parfum 2019 Official Discussion

    I sprayed my wrist the other day in the store. I still say they de-sauvaged sauvage. The addition of tonka brings this back toward the middle. There, it is lost.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Tom Ford - Beau de Jour 2020

    We've only got the private blend, not the signature.

    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Tom-Ford/Beau-De-Jour-Eau-de-Parfum-59064.html
  81. Re: Can't Smell Your Own Fragrance? SPRAY LESS!!!

    Ive noticed this to be true, but only working with some. Olfactory fatigue is very real. I also find taking a night off or at least something light helps my nose recalibrate to human mode.
  82. Re: Caron Pour Un Homme vs Masculin Pluriel - your thoughts?

    Miles better.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

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    -1 decant
  84. Re: Cartier Declaration is such an underrated classic

    It gets lots of love here. Ive enjoyed the edt, essence, and parfum. Ill buy one someday. It seems more of a question of which one. Ive been leaning essence. Ill see. I newd a TdH too, ive got a JCE...
  85. Re: Balsamic Ouds - what's out there? (myrrh etc)

    Hm. Shagya by PdM maybe. Its got some rubbery woody nonsweet aspects. It doesnt touch Tauers depth, but what does.
  86. Re: La Yuqawam Pour Homme performance issues

    One of the strongest ive experienced. I got rid of it because its too strong to wear reasonably.
  87. Re: Any fans of MFK Oud Satin Mood?

    Oud Silk is best, but this one is good. A little vanilla roundness contrasts the laotian? medicinal oud in a way that i prefer the sharper Silk. Neither is fbw for me, but ive tried to get my wife to...
  88. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    Royal Mayfair seems more formal to me.
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    Re: Most overrated fragrances

    Aventus, honestly. Not going by the oversized love. The whole sharp sweet smoky thing, eh. Especily the pineapple heavy ones. Just too sweet. It was probably pretty groundbreaking back in the day....
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    Eh. Not really. My comfort number seems to be 40-50 i think. Ive been feeling a missing gap or two. I find myself sometimes wanting to purchase something, but not finding anything up to snuff. This...
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    Re: Centauri Perfumes

    I generally dislike honey scents. We'll see.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Im proud of all of you! I will try to keep up with this thread some. Im more proud of every one of us commited for the things we dont buy than the things we do. Temptation. Ill try report if i have a...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

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    Samples/decants: -2
    Backups: +1

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    Lupin Dandy. I bought a bottle, and my decant becomes a small travel amount. -1 decant, +1 bottle.
  94. Re: Beating a Dead Horse, Late to the Party, 540

    Strange. All sweetness to me. Interesting. Bad sample? Or just maybe you have either difficulties smelling some compounds or a greater sensativity to others. I have that, and fragrances that seem to...
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    Re: I hate geranium.

    Im not a huge geranium guy one way or another. But, on its own, geranium essential oil smells bad.
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    Re: Gap filling...

    Gucci Guilty Absolute was the first fragrance to come to mind.
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    Re: My blind haul

    Enough juice to last like 3 years. Lol.
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    Re: How is Bois D’Argent by Dior?

    Pretty good. Pretayyyy, pretayyy, pretty good.
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    Re: Rank all the Dior scents

    Whoa. Too many. Maybe ill dig in to this question at a different time. But top 3

    1. Leather Oud
    2. Dior Homme
    3. Fahrenheit
  100. Re: (hopefully) Fun poll bc i'm curious about others tastes :)

    Lots. Recent example Bois d'argent.
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