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  1. Re: Your Fall suggestion to complete my collection

    Egoiste
  2. Re: What fragrances do YOU find backup bottle worthy?

    Dior Homme Parfum
    Chanel Egoiste Cologne Concentree
    Chanel Egoiste
    Dior Fahrenheit Parfum
    Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum
    Chanel Bleu de Chanel Parfum
    Creed Royal Oud
    Creed Aventus
    Creed Bois de...
  3. Re: Which classic fragrances are still worth buying the current version of?

    Chanel Antaeus is actually better in the newer formulations in my opinion. Also Fahrenheit
  4. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Got a Tauer order on the way:
    Au Coeur du Desert
    Lonestar Memories (backup bottle)

    Always excited to get a package from Andy! :)
  5. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Say goodbye to your beloved "Vintage" Tabarome, Mr NCAL! I think you've worn it enough anyhow, time for someone else to enjoy it (Me!)
  6. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Ombre Leather this morning. Love the drydown of this one, still smelling it 8 hours later
  7. Re: “Best-Buys”, Bargain fragrances, Fragrances on a budget

    Please tell me where I can find this one, as I have been trying unsuccessfully to buy a FB
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    Re: One Fragrance for One Month

    Terre D'Hermes Parfum
  9. [USA] Re: Tauer L'ADDM, PdM Layton, Bleu de Chanel Parfum, by Kilian Back to Black, Pasha, MB Individuel

    Ttt
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    Re: Storage vs. humidity

    Right man, but again, you're talking about the BATHROOM where (during a shower) the humidity is 100% and there is (obv) a LOT of moisture in the air - enough to fog mirrors, windows, etc.

    AMBIENT...
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    Re: Storage vs. humidity

    I wouldn't be all that concerned about humidity. Unless you're leaving it on a bathroom counter, where the humidity (and temperature) levels rapidly fluctuate between ambient and 100%. Humidity is...
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    Re: Eau de toilette, eau de parfum or parfum?

    Eager to test this phenomenon, but I have yet to find a NY/Paris bottle :cry:
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    I own just under 40, but I feel like my collection has been pretty carefully cultivated to include only scents that I love and/or rate at 4 stars or higher. If you look at my wardrobe, you can tell...
  14. Re: Best Fragrances Of All Time! (enjoy and never tire of).

    I'm noticing one shocking omission from your list..
  15. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays Mancera Cedrat Boise
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    Re: Top 10 rarest discontinued fragrances

    Well thats why I mentioned it. Ebay sellers seem to think that the stuff is as rare as a Bois de Santal or Bois Noir or something. Its not uncommon to see people trying to get $10/ml for it, when the...
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    Re: Eau de toilette, eau de parfum or parfum?

    Respectfully disagree - while I love Egoiste EdT, Egoiste Concentree is maybe my all time favorite fragrance, period. I adore it. Deeper, richer, denser, darker, and more opulent than the EdT.
  18. Re: Best Fragrances Of All Time! (enjoy and never tire of).

    Chanel Egoiste Cologne Concentree/Egoiste EdT vintage
    Creed Royal Oud
    Creed Bois du Portugal
    YSL Opium Homme EdP
    Dior Homme Parfum
    Fahrenheit Parfum
    Terre D'Hermes Parfum
    Eau Sauvage Parfum ...
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    Re: Looking for prominent apple notes

    Any recollection of batch numbers? just curious
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    Re: Top 10 rarest discontinued fragrances

    Dude, BY was mentioned at least three times

    Crabtree & Evelyn Mysore Sandalwood (original tall bottle with the Elephant)
    Chanel Bois Noir and Egoiste Concentree
    Creed Vintage Tabarome and Bois...
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    Re: Looking for prominent apple notes

    I'd second two of those mentioned earlier:
    Parfums de Marly Layton and
    Creed Spice and Wood

    I'd also add Versace Eros if you don't mind a sweet, loud, club scent.
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    Re: Montale or Mancera Recommendation

    2nd on Red Tobacco. I don't reach for it much, but I enjoy the heck out of it when I do.

    Its a very VERY strong tobacco/oud/vanilla fragrance with a bit of patchouli. Pretty much everything on...
  23. Re: Opinions on current batches of Versace Eros?

    The word you're looking for is "cloying", with an "L".

    cloy
    /kloi/
    verb
    gerund or present participle: cloying
    disgust or sicken (someone) with an excess of sweetness, richness, or sentiment.
  24. Re: Opinions on current batches of Versace Eros?

    This is 100% true (well, Reventon quoted the wrong Allure - Edition Blanche is a peppery/vanilla citrus and NOT the same as Eros, which is mostly vanilla/mint/tonka) Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau...
  25. Re: Opinions on current batches of Versace Eros?

    I like Eros.

    You're not gonna find a ton of love for it on here because its a designer fragrance, its pretty loud, its "youthful" (and sweet), there's nothing subtle about it, it doesn't feel...
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    Re: Fragrance that make you happy

    "Fragrance that makes you happy?"

    Ummm all of them??? Thats why I wear fragrances ?:huh:?
  27. Poll: Re: Allure Edition Blanche Vs. Allure Homme Sports

    I agree they're both great (I own AHS EE and AHEB EdTC) but I'd also give a slight edge to Sport
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    Re: Valentines Day choice

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  29. Re: Friend coming to Nicaragua, can bring me Fahrenheit EDT OR Caron Pour Un Homme

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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    IN for Valentines day :)
  31. Re: Selling a fragrance on Ebay-What to expect?

    For one thing, I have yet to meet a dishonest person on Basenotes. Overwhelmingly, the people I have met here have been truly awesome, generous, helpful, honest..

    But we have a feedback system...
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    Re: Let’s Talk: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

    The "official" GIT thread is now like 80 pages long.. http://www.basenotes.net/threads/272117-The-Official-Creed-Green-Irish-Tweed-thread!

    I keep trying to like this stuff, really wanted to like...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Thanks for that heads up, but I'm probably all set either way - I have four backup bottles of DHP (300ml) so I'm guessing I can wear this a few times a month for the rest of my life (another ~50-60...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Vintage Opium pour Homme EdP
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    This keeps happening to me. I start off my day wearing Jubilation XXV, then after a few hours of smelling it here and there, pretty faintly (despite overspraying), it pretty much disappears. The...
  36. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Waiting for two:

    House of Matriarch Black #1
    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche EdT Concentree

    excited for both!
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    Re: Baccarat Rouge 540 - can't smell it

    Funny how one's tastes change and evolve! I wrote that almost a year ago to the day. Today, Baccarat Rouge is one of my favorite fragrances. I don't know what changed, but I love it now - it is so...
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    Re: Sensual, seductive, aphrodisiac perfumes

    Fahrenheit Parfum man! Absolutely glorious stuff. One of the few fragrances I've backed up extensively, I never want to be without it. Completely different fragrance from Fahrenheit EDT, the petrol...
  39. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    Guys, the event the OP was asking about has come and gone. He went with DHP
  40. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    Vote was 9-4 for DHP by my count.

    What'd you go with, OP?
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Double Post

    why can't you delete a post on this forum???
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Surprised to see this one mentioned repeatedly too. I have never smelled it personally, but I've seen nothing but love for it around here, it always is mentioned in "best cheapies" talks, and...
  43. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Finally! The bottle of Bois de Santal is mine! MINE! Muaah hahaa haa ha
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Haven't read the whole thread but surprised to see this one mentioned twice in one page! I personally adore Baccarat Rouge...

    Worst for me is Alien Man
  45. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    DHP by a mile.
    (and not just cause I happen to be wearing it right now)
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Unsolicited compliment from my WIFE tonight (who is normally very stingy with such things)

    "I LOVE that one that you're wearing tonight. What is it?"

    and then after telling her, and telling...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    This thread should never be allowed to fall to page 2 :sad:
  48. Re: Latest Paco Rabanne 1 Million Flanker - 1 Million Parfum!

    118423
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    Re: Bois du Portugal changes?

    I am still catching frequent whiffs of the Bois du Portugal I applied SEVENTEEN HOURS ago.
  50. Re: October 2014 batch of Spicebomb, is this pre formulation?

    Haha I'm glad I'm not the only one that had that thought :tongue:
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    Re: My blind haul

    Same here, those three are IMHO the best from Mancera
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    Re: Bois du Portugal changes?

    Decided to wear this gem today after pondering the differences last night. My wife forbids me from wearing this masterpiece in her presence, it's her most despised fragrance for some reason (she says...
  53. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 sprays!
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    Re: Bois du Portugal changes?

    I have both a "new" version of BdP and a "vintage" one (1990s). The vintage one definitely smells better. I think the lavender is more prominent in the opening of the vintage (compared to a stronger...
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    Re: Sensual, seductive, aphrodisiac perfumes

    My wife's favorite perfumes (on me) are
    Back to Black by Kilian
    Versace Eros
    Dior Homme Parfum
    Layton Parfums de Marly

    and my most complimented fragrance - by far - is
    Dior Fahrenheit Parfum...
  56. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    11 sprays Eau des Baux
  57. Thread: Game Day!

    by Diamond Joe
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    Re: Game Day!

    Ah dammit. I should've went with my gut. Had planned on wearing ECC all day, then when I got out of the shower, I called an audible and went with Eau des Baux. Not that this isnt a magnificent scent,...
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    Re: Which Dior Homme is best?

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  59. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    How many sprays???
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    I'm thinking nose fatigue would probably ruin your fun by Tuesday at the latest..
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    Re: How to tell which batch is for me?

    I don't know what Aventus you're wearing but I have a 2017 batch that is a very bright pineapple as well as 18B11 that also has prominent pineapple. I also have a 2014 and a 2015 batch - the 2014 is...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Ummm "the King"?!? That title is taken
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Seriously man, that is a professional-looking pic. Awesome. Are you a photographer?
  64. Re: The price value of a fragrance shouldn't be contingent on it's performance/sillage

    This is true for me too. I just want to be able to smell what I'm wearing. Couldn't care less who else can smell it
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    How many sprays, and where? Probably my all time favorite all-seasons, all-occasions frag... (Royal Oud). Also own 2010 batches..
  66. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Can we start our own thing? ECC for NFL or something?? Sync up for Superbowl??
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    Re: Your Most Worn January 2020

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    Égoïste Cologne Concentrée by Chanel
    7 wears





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    Re: Russian Federation E Bay purchase

    OK, fine. 95% of fragrances originating in Russia are counterfeit. I'll grant that there may be a few legit sellers out there. For the most part though Russia = Fake
  69. Re: Fragrances that somehow disappoint you, leave you underwhelmed, wishing for more perhaps

    La Nuit de L'Homme - was very underwhelmed by the current version, so I tracked down an original 2009 metal cap batch. Still underwhelmed. Why do people rave about this stuff? I can barely smell...
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    Re: Russian Federation E Bay purchase

    DO NOT buy fragrance from Russia on ebay!!!! Resist the temptation to "get a deal" by knowing that 100% of the listings for fragrance originating in Russia are fake
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    Re: How to tell which batch is for me?

    Agree with Hednic - if you hate pineapple, Aventus is not the cologne for you. There's 10s of thousands of other fragrances out there that don't have pineapple as their central note.
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    Re: Travelo atomizer questions

    1. When did you buy your Travalos? I believe the company may have responded to consumer complaints. Evaporation is an old bug. Some folks mentioned it here YEARS ago. I bought them all last...
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    Re: Travelo atomizer questions

    I personally love Travalo atomizers. Their fill system is genius. You don't waste ANY juice filling them, unlike most atomizers where you're spraying from the full bottle and trying to get it into a...
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    Re: FAVORITE CHANEL perfume men ?

    Thanks for those suggestions. Did you mean Pour Monsieur Cologne Concentree? (Not finding Allure Homme Edition Blanche Concentree and I know that concentration exists in the Pour Monsieur lineup)...
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    Re: What is the best long lasting perfume?

    Aventus
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Trying to dial my usage of this masterpiece back to once a week (if I wear it more often, I start to go nose blind to it and have to over-spray, which I don't want to do with my precious juice!) But...
  77. Thread: Vulgar

    by Diamond Joe
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    Re: Vulgar

    Absolue Pour le Soir by MFK
    Antaeus by Chanel

    are a couple that spring to mind for me
  78. Thread: Top 3 now.

    by Diamond Joe
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    Re: Top 3 now.

    Top 4 right now (hey, even the OP listed 4:laugh:)

    Chanel Egoiste (vintage EdT/Concentree)
    Dior Homme Parfum
    Yves St Laurent Opium EdP (vintage)
    Creed Royal Oud
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    Re: FAVORITE CHANEL perfume men ?

    Egoiste Cologne Concentree is my favorite.

    Also adore Egoiste EdT, Antaeus, Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme, and Bleu de Chanel Parfum. Chanel and Dior are probably my favorite houses.
  80. Thread: Game Day!

    by Diamond Joe
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    Re: Game Day!

    I'm watching. Just such a sad, sad day though. Booger McFarland and the other guy couldn't even get the news about Kobe's daughter out. Both of them almost started balling right on live TV

    Egoiste...
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    Re: Travelo atomizer questions

    Jeeze, my experience has NOT been what y'all are describing at all. In fact, I just went upstairs to check - one of my Travalos has Bleu de Chanel Parfum in it - I haven't used it since maybe July or...
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    Re: Travelo atomizer questions

    I haven't had any problem with Travelo atomizers, and I have five or six of them. Haven't noticed evaporation being a big problem.. I also use them fairly regularly.

    As far as the question about...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum 2020 reformulation?

    Pretty sure DHP has been the same formula since its release. and the rumor is that its discontinued, so it would make even less sense that it was reformulated for one year and then discontinued..
  84. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    EdT or EdP?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I also feel confident in saying, you won't be disappointed :)
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I don't think you have anything to worry about. I'm pretty sure it hasn't been reformulated, and it definitely isn't a "shadow of its former self" lol

    I feel confident in saying that, as I own...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Sorry gents, yes its my SOTD. Fahrenheit Parfum. and yes Mr Slpfrsly, its IS deja vu, Fahrenheit Parfum is definitely the most complimented fragrance I own
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Compliment from the lady working at the gas station this morning. "OMG you smell good!" and then after I said thanks and chatted a bit, she repeated it and said "can you just hang around here all...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    I'm in :happy:
  90. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Spice and Wood please!
  91. Re: USPS kept my 480Ml Paco Rabanne pour Homme

    That is tragic sure, but ummm.. a FOUR HUNDRED AND EIGHTY ML bottle?!?! holy cow
  92. Re: Which cold weather fragrances do you plan to wear into Spring and Summer?

    Royal Oud
    Fahrenheit Parfum
    Egoiste
    Dior Homme Parfum
  93. Re: Hermes Terre d'Hermes EdT - tips on how to spot vintage(s). :)

    Pretty sure the "Pure Parfum" version is actually an EdP
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Its weird, dudes seem to LOVE Aventus. I've gotten maybe one compliment from a woman, but multiple guys have asked me what I'm wearing and expressed love for it..
  95. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 sprays Egoiste Concentree :smiley:
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    From who, your ex? :tongue:
  97. Re: I really dislike Creed's new direction as a house

    What is Dior's "situation"?? (sorry if it is common knowledge, I have honestly no idea)

    As far as Creed goes, I think its always been an overrated and overpriced brand, especially for what you...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume for workouts?

    Who are you, the Gym Etiquette Police??


    Same here. and I like a spray or two of Aventus before a workout because this
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    Re: Omg omg omg dior Fahrenheit parfum

    Respectfully disagree with THAT statement! FP is sublime and far superior to the EDT in my opinion. Fahrenheit Parfum is Fahrenheit done right, in the same way as DHP is DH done right. FP is so much...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    116908
    Please add this fantastic cheapie, my gracious and kind fragrance overlords :beer:
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