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    Re: M7 oud absolute. Please help.

    Are you sure about this?

    I own the clear bottle and 2 sprays are easily noticeable throughout the whole day. Almost overwhelmingly so which is why I mostly go for 1 spray only.

    I can't quite...
  2. Re: Would you buy a tester bottle of Midnight Poison...

    I love Midnight Poison but discovered it way too late. I personally wouldn't take the risk, though. It is a fragrance that's known to be faked here and there. I doubt there are many genuine testers...
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    Re: Anyone tried Joop Homme Wild?

    Smells like Axe/Lynx Excite to me. I'd definitely pick it up at a good price as I quite like it.
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    Re: Fragrancenet is too much of a hassle.

    Full retail prices of established French brands like Hermes/Guerlain/Dior/Chanel are actually cheaper than ordering the same fragrances online. In Europe at least.

    Then again it depends on what...
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    Re: Is Fahrenheit Cologne worthy?

    If you didn't like Aqua because of the prominent cucumber note but liked the idea of a lighter Fahrenheit then this is for you.
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    Re: Simple L´Homme Ideal COLOGNE questions...

    Why do you try so hard to own a Guerlain if they're not for you? No need to force it. If it's for the sake of your collection, go ahead and buy the bottle you think looks the prettiest.
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    Re: Help! My samples keep dying

    Depending on how long you wish to keep those samples around it may not be a bad idea to use glass atomizers in the future.
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    Re: *NEW* L'Homme Prada (2016)

    I'll definitely try this once it hits the shelves here!
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    Re: Jaipur for the summer?

    I read about your impressions on Fragrantica prior to my purchase. I agree that the combination of notes sounds quite odd and I sure hope I like it better than you do. I can't wait to try it, though!...
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    Re: Jaipur for the summer?

    Blind bought this now for a good price, thank you! I didn't even know this existed.
  11. Re: Creed Original Santal, Mont Blanc Individuel and Joop! Homme

    +1 to what Tmoran said.
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    Re: eBay Adventures, not gonna pay for this

    There's no notice of customs and import fees. It even says that he's shipping from the US which he's obviously not.
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    Re: eBay Adventures, not gonna pay for this

    That's what struck me when I got the bill. The package was delivered without any notice of a cost I'd have to face later on. I believe that the delivery of a package means the deal's sealed.

    I've...
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    eBay Adventures, not gonna pay for this

    This is actually a sad story. About 2 months ago I ordered a fragrance on eBay. Not even a niche fragrances, just a discontinued, harder to find designer. The price was pretty good and the guy had...
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    Re: Aqua fahrenheit getting discontinued?

    Seems to be the case, yes. Fahrenheit Cologne is not really similar to Aqua Fahrenheit because that huge cucumber note is missing. It's still a worthy replacement in my opinion. The Aqua being your...
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    Re: Dior Homme Sport or Dior Homme Eau for Men?

    Eau is better but I love both.
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    Re: menthe fraiche or bg22

    This. And it's quite frustrating.
  18. Re: What is your favorite edition of YSL's La Nuit de L'Homme?

    The original is still better than all of its flankers. Even the reformulation is.
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    Poll: Re: Help me chose a blind buy

    La Nuit, nobrainer for me.
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    Re: Mens Tom Ford A Little Confused!

    Oud Wood is also high up there with the longevity.
  21. Re: eau de cartier?????already have concentree....should i consoder this?

    I love the EdT but longevity is garbage :(
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    Re: Fragrances you keep going back and forth on

    I can't quite decide on Chanel Allure Homme. I like the Sport and Edition Blanche flankers a lot, though.
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    Re: What would you do? Buyers remorse ....

    A bit off-topic but how do you actually return a Creed fragrance? They're not wrapped in cellophane so I imagine its kinda hard to prove it's unused, isn't it?
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    Re: Mainstream. The beginning of the end?

    While I understand the frustration coming from a lot of members who commented here I'd like to present you a fairly different point of view.

    I consider myself fairly young, coming in at only 22...
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    Re: Weak batch of Tuscan Leather?

    My experience with Tuscan Leather is the same and I thought it was a shame at first. Then it turned out that people around can smell it just fine for much longer than I do. I don't think your...
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    Re: I think I'm the wrong kind of fragrance snob

    A good friend of mine shares your thoughts and he's a great person nonetheless. To each their own.
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    Re: Fragrance For A Smoker

    I don't think the thread should be closed here. Instead you should let us know what you ended up buying :)
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    Re: Fragrance For A Smoker

    Welcome to basenotes!

    If you're into sweet fragrances I'd suggest something boozy. Usually those fragrances go well with the smell of cigarettes. I suggest you try Pure Malt by Thierry Mugler for...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe have done an Oud!

    I bought the oud one and the tobacco one. The oud one smells like A*Men to me, not my cup of tea. The tobacco one on the other side is nice enough to be worn sometimes.

    They're indeed surprisingly...
  30. Re: Sudden pathetic projection with numerous fragrances?

    What a terrible thing to do. You should be ashamed.
  31. Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste vs. Aberxrombie & Fitch Fierce

    Considering your age, go with Fierce. Spray a little more and you'll be fine. The reformulation isn't THAT weak. You'll likely not get a lot of positive feedback from people the same age as you with...
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    Re: "Sunshine, on my - FRAGS!" Am I in trouble?

    Like the others said, unless the sun hit them directly they'll be fine. If you're unsure, though, test them. You'll know they're off when they actually are.
  33. Re: Coco Noir, Pomegranate Noir, Opium - where next?

    Perhaps Magie Noire by Lancôme.
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    Re: Should Versace sue Paco Rabanne??

    They both smell equally bad too!
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    Re: The New Armani Code PROFUMO

    Don't like it, too ambery. They took everything I liked in the original away and replaced it with amber. Lots of amber.
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    Re: Why is Mont Blanc Individuel so obscure?

    I had a hard time finding it in my country overseas as well. Ended up buying it on Amazon instead.
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    Re: By Kilian's Back To Black smells like...?

    If you're in it for the tobacco I suggest you look elsewhere.
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    Re: Is this store legit?

    I laughed really hard at the way this review written:

    "Great $eller! Luv my CREED Perfume! Lasts a Long-time! Thnx 4 free samples:)"
  39. Re: Perfumes that men love on women: Viktor & Rolf's Flowerbomb?

    Three that I love on my girlfriend are Mugler Cologne, Oud Wood and Black XS.
  40. Re: New to Guerlain Vetiver....I am finding a conflicting experience to the popular opinion.

    I don't find it particularly soapy, nor clean. It smells like burnt woods to me which is what makes me love this scent so much. It's classy, for sure. I'm not sure about fresh, in a way yes, in a way...
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    Re: tom ford Tuscan leather?

    It's potent, yes, but in my opinion it's not as unwearable as most people claim. I wear it pretty much whenever I feel like it, and for every occasion, too.
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    Re: How do you test number of sprays?

    That's the same methodology I use. Happens to work out quite nicely.
  43. Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather VS Tom Ford Tobacco Oud

    Tuscan Leather all the way.
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    Re: *new* joop homme sport (2016)

    Terrible advertising aside, I'm intrigued by this release.
  45. Re: Lets take a moment to gush about Jaipur Homme by Boucheron

    There's so many things one can say about this fragrance but what Colin said sums it up quite accurately.
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    Re: Cartier Pasha Noire Sport

    To be honest the notes don't sound bad. I'm curious about this one and will sample as soon as I see it around.
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    Re: You say potato, I say potato

    This is correct. The "t" is indeed pronounced.
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    Re: YSL La Nuit La Parfum questions

    First of all I don't think that MiP or DHI are "date" fragrances. They are often regarded as feminine and are also quite overpowering. Not to mention the fact that if your date hates either of these...
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    Poll: Re: Help With Choice of Chanel

    1) Bleu de Chanel
    2) Egoiste Platinum
    3) Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

    I'd pick them in that order.
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    Re: Advice on selling samples?

    I agree with that.

    I have myself not explored niche a lot but wouldn't buy a lot of say 200 samples for a ridiculous (or perhaps even good price for what it's worth, not trying to make you look...
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    Re: Blind bought Straight to Heaven

    Here it is!

    I was indeed sealed. It's the full, original presentation and smells exactly like the official By Kilian sample that I bought just for verifying whether or not it's a fake.

    I'm...
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    Re: La Nuit vs Ultra Male

    This is true for me also.
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    Re: Those 33ml bottles (Chanel, Dior etc)

    So you're saying we should willingly buy fakes? Join date december 2015, one post which is the above. I call bollocks.
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    Re: Psychological Diagnosis ??

    I think it's simply called a passion. Nothing major. I pity the people who don't have one :)
  55. Re: Midnight in Paris Edp : really gem or good mainstream?

    In my opinion it's not a gem per se but the value you get, scent/smell ratio is insanely high. An absolute bargain for the price.
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    Re: thoughts on sephora's cologne sampler?

    My thoughts exactly. The set looks great for someone who's new into the hobby, or just unsure what to buy.
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    Re: Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir VS The One

    I'm sorry to hear that things didn't work out between you two. I'm lucky that my girlfriend willingly puts up with my passion.

    You're of course absolutely right and I hope most of us fumeheads can...
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    Re: Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir VS The One

    Forget about being safe. Pick Oud Noir. Anyone not appreciating it isn't worth becoming your girlfriend ;)
  59. Re: Chanel Allure Homme - Overshadowed by its flankers

    I find Sport and Edition Blanche to be better than the original and the rest of the flankers.
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    Re: Blind bought Straight to Heaven

    I saw this one also and thought the exact same thing. They could fill anything in there.

    Mine was described as brand new and unopened so I have hopes it's not fake. I expect it to get shipped...
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    Re: YSL Homme vs YSl Intense

    I find the apple note in the regular version delicious, and pretty well done. The intense takes it to a cotton candy sweet and at the same time kinda rotten apple level. Definitely a scrubber for me....
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    Re: Blind bought Straight to Heaven

    I will report back once I hold the bottle in my hand :)
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    Re: Blind bought Straight to Heaven

    Have never smelled either one of these but heard only good things about the Bentley.

    Most of the feedback I see about Straight to Heaven in reviews across various websites tends to be neutral or...
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    Re: Blind bought Straight to Heaven

    No it's the real bottle. That's the one he pictured and he also said the retail price was around 250$.

    I really hope I'll like the scent but if not I can just sell the bottle and indeed get...
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    Blind bought Straight to Heaven

    I think I have just scored the deal of the century. No, probably the millenium. Straight to Heaven in it's full presentation, coffin and all of that, brand new unopened for 100$ shipped. Ain't that...
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    Re: 120 ml Creed flacons now available in Europe

    Yeah that's what I thought as well. Even in my country I can find them easily, and now that means something lol
  67. Re: Please recommend some pipe tobacco themed masculine scents for this winter.

    Recently blind bought Fumerie Turque, it fits the bill.
  68. Thread: Which Versace?

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    Re: Which Versace?

    Oud Noir for sure.
  69. Thread: Sweet :)

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    Re: Sweet :)

    Rochas Man would be my choice as well.
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    Re: Let's talk Chanel....

    Whenever I imagined what Cuir de Russie would be like when it actually didn't have the leather note the answer would always be No. 5 Eau Première. Interesting. Now I'm reassured I'm not crazy to...
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    Re: Serge Luten Bell Jars UK and EU

    I have done business with this guy a couple times. Recommended seller in my opinion. I was contemplating on buying Fumerie Turque but as a blind buy I thought it was a little too risky.
  72. Re: Funny thing I have noticed about online reviewers -

    +3 for that. Come on, 100 +'s and they have to do it. It's like a facebook challenge with likes :)
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    Re: Balmain x H&M perfume, mini preview

    More like an hour here. That wasn't a clothes sale, that was straight up war.
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    Re: Vetiver and stomach aches.

    What a disaster if what hednic said is the case! Vetiver is such a beautiful note :(
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    Re: Back to Black similar to?

    I have acquired a sample of Back to Black for a rather shabby price and finally got to test it.

    I was really intrigued by this fragrance. People write a lot of good things about it and the notes...
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    Re: Perfume Mouth Spray + Mints

    I couldn't imagine anything other than mint, really. Maybe I'm just used to it so much that I can't. I use wintergreen chewing gum about most of the time and they get the job done. They might still...
  77. Re: I'm a huge fan of vetiver so what about Sycomore?

    Sycomore destroys Encre Noir in every aspect. The price difference is absolutely worth paying. It was love from the sniff to me. I wouldn't want to miss Sycomore in my collection. This was the...
  78. Re: I'm planning on buying a bottle of Hugo Boss Bottled from Sephora, how many samples should I ask

    The retail stores in my country give out 2-3 samples for each bottle you buy. Snatching a sample without making a purchase is tricky here but it's possible if you get to deal with a competent and...
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    Re: Three fragrances

    YSL La Nuit de L'Homme

    YSL L'Homme

    Thierry Mugler Cologne

    I'd pick those 3 :)
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    Re: Benefits of Suscribing @Chanel?

    I have subscribed to them when I made a purchase about a year ago but haven't received anything, ever. No text, no email etc. I agree with that cacio said, though. Their service when you purchase...
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    Re: Favorite beach scent?

    D&G Light Blue Swimming in Lipari
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    Re: Lets talk Vanilla

    Jaipur EdP
  83. Re: Should I bother sampling M7 Aoud Absolu? I liked the original.

    Have never smelled the vintage but what's out there smells great in my opinion :)
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    Re: Back to Black similar to?

    I own Chergui and while I like the scent and recognize the tobacco I don't perceive it as a tobacco scent.

    I have a 4ml dab-on of Tobacco Vanille on its way to me, should be home when I get there....
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    Re: Guerlain LIDEGE question

    In my book this is one of the strongest fragrances I own. Easily lasts all day and projects really nicely.
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    Re: Back to Black similar to?

    Thank you for sharing your impressions on the fragrance. It still doesn't sound like something I'd necessarily dislike but I was indeed hoping for more tobacco.

    To answer your questions: I didn't...
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    Re: Back to Black similar to?

    I have no option of acquiring a sample of this fragrance. The brand is not represented in my country and living in Europe there's really no way of getting samples without paying a tremendous price...
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    Back to Black similar to?

    Hey,

    I might be getting myself one of the refill bottles of Back to Black. I was wondering what other popular tobacco fragrances it might be similar to, knowing that I own and like:

    Burberry...
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    M7 Oud Absolu bottle change?

    Hello,

    today I purchased M7 Oud Absolu (the current formulation, yes) from a local retailer and was rather surprised: when I opened up the box I was greeted with this:
    ...
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    Re: Lots of Samples on the Way

    Guerlain Vetiver Extreme is my favourite of your haul. Great juice.
  91. Thread: Timbuktu

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    Re: Timbuktu

    Timbuktu to me is a dry, dusty type of scent. Saw some wood and smell the dust, that's Timbuktu.
  92. Re: Predicting the next major trend in perfumery. (Citrus -> Gourmand -> ?)

    Hopefully something along the lines of tobacco and leather. Dark, spicy fragrances.
  93. Re: Shalimar EDT, EDC, EDP, Parfum for a man to wear

    All of them really. They all smell fantastic on men. Sometimes even more so than on women.
  94. Re: I've got a problem. :) Though not a serious one, yet.

    Mugler Cologne sounds quite perfect for you indeed.
  95. Re: Anyone get a sample in mail of Creed Princess Oud?

    That sounds quite perfect to me. Big fan of Eau de Cartier!
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    Re: Fragrance names as passwords

    That being said most passwords are stolen directly from your PC and are therefore pretty much instantly "cracked" anyway.
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    Re: Fragrance names as passwords

    I'd say it's completely useless. There are 3 main types of attemps to crack passwords.

    The first one's often called dictionary attack. Applications using this method will attempt to guess your...
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    Re: Mugler launches Alien Oud Majestueux

    As others stated the Oud note isn't very big in this one and besides that, it's Alien and not much more. If you like Alien you're better off getting the regular one which is muuuch cheaper.
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    Re: Dolce&Gabbana The One EDP impressions.

    Will have to disappoint you. It's appeared in a few countries in Europe by now. Looks like you guys overseas must be a little more patient :)
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    Re: Fahrenheit Flankers

    Aqua, 32 and Parfum are good flankers, well, rather good stand-alone fragrances carrying the name of Fahrenheit, except for Aqua.
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