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    Re: Difference between La Nuit and L'homme

    Thanks for the feedback. I might try La nuit but I generally don't like strong, sweet and powdery fragrances.
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    Difference between La Nuit and L'homme

    I own and like YSL L'homme. On me it's both strong and long lasting.
    Now I've read about La nuit de l'homme, that it is supposed a compliment getter but is more suited for nighttime wearing (could...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    +1!
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    Re: Watch out...

    You could smell his scent strongly from some distance (about 1 to 2 meters or more). I didn't like the smell. To my nose it smelled like some kind of bugspray, sour citric.

    I'm wondering: are...
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    Watch out...

    Wearing too much fragrance is really off-putting.

    Last night, my friends and I went out clubbing. We were jokingly asking a friend (she's single) what her thoughts were of different men, when...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Basenotes is flooded with Creed sales reps. Look at the post counts of them.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio essenza-not so 'essenza'

    Tested Acqua di Gio Essenza yesterday. It's less harsh citric smelling, overall more smooth and well rounded. I smell more marine notes at the top and it's more fruity compared to the original....
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    Re: What else smells like One Million?

    Axe Excite. Not kidding.
  9. Re: Spending the day with a friend on a cold & overcast, miserable day

    With 1 spray on the back of your neck, and one or two on your chest you won't offend anyone I think.
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    Re: What's the best fresh scent ever made ?

    Hermès Eau d'Orange Verte
  11. Re: Spending the day with a friend on a cold & overcast, miserable day

    What about Burberry London? It's a safe, warm and comforting fragrance that ladies seem to like. If it's too mature for your tastes, Boss Bottled gives me the same comforting feeling on a cold day....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    What you said is true, but bear in mind that Acqua di Gio isn't one of the most popular fragrances on Basenotes.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    That's my mother's signature fragrance!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Almost correct Scentdawg, I made it a little less obvious :thumbsup:
  15. Re: L'Homme by Yves Saint Laurent VS Dolce&Gabbana Pour Homme

    ditto
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    Re: Short leather jacket under 250 euros

    Hm, I really don't like smoking and don't want to support those companies.
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    Short leather jacket under 250 euros

    Where to find them? :D
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    Re: My great aquatic debate...!

    Versace eau fraiche is one I discovered lately and I quite like it
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    Re: Armani Attitude Extreme

    My feelings as well
  20. Poll: The best Dsquared² He Wood for spring & summer use

    I'm currently wearing Dsquared² He Wood. Sun is shining here, it's warm and the original He Wood with it's mineral, violet and cedar combination is quite enjoyable.
    I haven't had the chance yet to...
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    Re: CREED - "to be or not to be"!

    http://media.scout.com/media/forums/emoticons/7/troll_detected.png
  22. Sunset in summer: what fragrances evokes this feeling?

    I would like to have a zen moment fragrance, relaxing and comforting, warm yet fresh.
    Kind of when you are on a trip to an exotic country and when you relax outside when sunset comes.
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    Re: guys! i have a tip for you?

    What they basically say is: don't use product or wash your hair every evening.

    1) I use product to style my hair, otherwise I would have a terrible out of bed look
    2) Washing your hair on a daily...
  24. Re: Completely over with Le Male...a new fragrance has stolen my heart.

    That was highly predictable.
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    Re: Post a picture of your eyeglasses

    Do they make regular eyeglasses?



    May I ask your age? I think retro is really "in" nowadays and your black glasses are very nice! The other ones I'm not too fond of
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    Post a picture of your eyeglasses

    I'm currently in search of new glasses, I'm thinking of picking up something like this:

    http://www.irisoptical.co.uk/img/frames/rb5114.jpg

    http://www.irisoptical.co.uk/img/frames/rb_5114_fl.jpg...
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    Re: Acqua di Gio......

    If you like it, buy it. It is still a great scent imo but I think it used to be slightly better.
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    Re: What are Your Thoughts on Armani Code?

    Except for the price tag I entirely disagree.
  29. Re: Classier fragrance: Allure Edition Blanche or Allure Homme Sport?

    None.
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    Re: What are Your Thoughts on Armani Code?

    Black Code was excellent, the latest reformulation isn't
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    Re: Acqua di Gio......

    Yes I think it has, I posted the same question but all I got were similar stupid replies like those two above. It lacks depth indeed and I would say projection has been decreased.
  32. What hairstyling products could be used to have a similar look?

    Right now I'm letting my hair grow to medium length as I want to achieve a similar look like these guys:

    http://mediablvd.com/magazine/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=4532
    ...
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    Re: The most over priced house !

    I wouldn't pay more than 1,5 euros / ml.
  34. Re: I will post a picture and please recommend a cologne to match the picture

    Gendarme 20
  35. Re: Going to start doing youtube fragrance reviews...

    Have you started doing youtube fragrance reviews?
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    Re: Something light and sweet

    Try Van Cleef & Arpels - Midnight in Paris (edt)
  37. Re: Finally truly discovered Dior Homme today. Magical Experience

    Which version did you try? The one with the black inside or the original grey one?
  38. Re: *Campaign to Bring Back Patou Pour Homme and Pour Homme Prive*

    Why would P&G bring back such a sales dud?

    Basenotes long asked for a relaunch of Aramis Havana; when it came back it flopped again and the hype was gone here.
  39. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels - Midnight In Paris EDT Is Here

    I didn't time longevity but I would say it's more than average. It can easily be worn in spring or summer since sillage isn't too heavy.

    Get it!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Yes I agree that the stereotype of Dutch girls is that they are "easy" :evil: Come to think of it, in my life I only got about 6 positive comments/compliments (all from different people) and 4 of...
  41. Re: My wifes take on A* Men. Funniest thing I ever heard

    Pee Pee

    http://thegreendove.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/paris_giggle.jpg
  42. Re: Amusing comment at work while posting a thread on basenotes

    I simply would have explained her that I like to smell nice. Then, if she answered something like "you don't", you could be as insensitive as her by replying: "To be honest I'm trying different...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Funny you say so, because I got a compliment on Acqua di Gio from a Dutch friend
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    Dior Homme Cologne isn't on the Dior Homme site now. I don't know if it was before but it was widely available here in Europe.
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    http://www.dior.com/beauty/bel/fr/renderImage.image?imageName=packshots/3348900662636.png&width=330&height=402&padding=0&type=.png This is the new reformulated.

    This is the original, superior...
  46. Re: Brands you avoid for reasons other than product or price?

    "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good" he said. And where did that bring us? In 2007-2008's financial crisis.
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    I have the exact feeling.
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    Goddamned, I should have bought an extra bottle of Dior Homme in august 2010, that's probably when reformulation started!
    Have a look at this, back then I wondered what happened but didn't have a...
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    Re: Dior Homme- The Short Film

    Such a pity it's already reformulated.
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    I agree. Different bottle, different fragrance. Such a shame!
  51. Re: Charlie Sheen's Coming Out With A New Men's Cologne

    I wouldn't be surprised to see Charlie Sheen's face on a bottle of Pure Vodka.
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    I would like to have a spin doctor like GREED has, that would be an easy way to get rich.
  53. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Blanche minus the pepper?

    Did you try the other Allures or the new Bleu de Chanel?
  54. Re: Charlie Sheen's Coming Out With A New Men's Cologne

    Charlie Sheen already has his own fragrance!

    2 1/2 men -> 212 men :)
  55. Re: Brands you avoid for reasons other than product or price?

    I'd never wear GREED
  56. Re: It's time again for...Guess That Fragrance!!!

    I have been following this thread and I don't find any of these, these are so obscure and old school...
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    Re: sorry, i cant help it..but B*Men>A*Men

    A*men is more special, I found B*men average at best.

    Edit: Of course fragrance taste is personal and if you think B*Men is better, there's nothing wrong with that. Enjoy it! :)
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    Re: Fake Terre d'Hermes

    Lesson 1: don't buy something new on ebay unless you know the seller.
  59. Re: What do you think of buying celebrities fragrances?

    I do not own them but Paris Hilton has some nice colognes.
  60. Re: Does it really cost $100+ to make a bottle creed/bond?

    Read this
  61. Re: Robes the Fragrance Guru. Has he ever compiled a Ten Out Of Ten List. ???

    To the OP, have a look at this: http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/31251&t=&s=rd
  62. Re: Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    Nice! And weird! On this bottle and box is written "musc for him" whereas this is a normal bottle http://www.perfumezilla.com/images_product/narciso-rodriguez-him-eau-toilette-spray32582.jpg
  63. Skin vs paper: possible to get completely different smell?

    In store I tried 212 men multiple times and I liked it for being fresh and easy to wear. It's an almost unknown fragrance here in Europe so I decided that I wanted it to wear during the warmer days....
  64. Re: Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    Yes I found that link as well and thought it looked like that may be it. Unfortunately there's no picture of an open box. Would also be a rich kid if he had spend 150 euros for a 50 ml bottle :D
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    Poll: Re: kenzo power or ysl l'homme?

    Boss Bottled is nothing like YSL L'homme; for me Boss Bottled smells like cinnamon cookies (with apple) out of the oven, very warm and comforting fragrance. YSL L'homme is more floral and "perfumy"...
  66. Re: Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    The bottle definitely was closest to Romance Silver. It would be weird though that he has his own box where the bottle fits in perfectly.
  67. Re: looking for a refined mossy-woody aquatic cologne within $60 , need recommendations plz !!!

    Fahrenheit Aqua.
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    Re: Homme..or Homme intense??

    I prefer Homme. Homme Intense is more gourmandish and linear with the focus on hazelnut chocolate. I'd use Dior Homme during the day and Dior Homme Intense only for going out purposes.
  69. Re: Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    It wasn't The One Gentleman, that one is more blue gray, the one the guy had was light grey.
  70. Re: Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    I don't think it was something from By Kilian, given the prices of these fragrances; the box looked very similar (with only the bottle lying in the middle) but the bottle was shaped differently.
  71. Re: Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    It may have been Romance Silver! The bottle looked liked that. Is it possible that the guy had a gift box because of the special packaging?
  72. Re: Viktor&Rolf - Antidote Vs. Paco RaBBane - 1 million

    Antidote for me By far.

    What's with the B anyway?
  73. Take a guess: What fragrance could this be?

    This is purely out of curiosity but ...

    Yesterday in train I saw a guy (21 years old or so, yellow coloured hooded sweater style) spritzing cologne on. Nothing that special I know but the bottle...
  74. Re: very masculine, but very modern at the same time.

    Terre d'hermes
  75. Re: How do you cope with full bottles you regret purchasing

    I throw them in the garbage bin.
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    Poll: Re: le male vs. farenheit

    I prefer Fahrenheit.
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    Poll: Re: le male vs. farenheit

    Strawberries.
  78. Re: New Fragrance: Givenchy Pi Neo Tropical Paradise

    I don't know why but the bottle is really offputting, it reminds me of a fat guy in a hawaiian shirt
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    Re: Axe Excite - Even Angels Will Fall

    I absolutely agree. I must say I like the ad as well as the scent. It's really nice. Something in the same vein as 1 Million but LESS generic and simply better. I also have the impression it sells...
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    New Fragrance: Armani Code Sport

    source: Fragrantica

    The release of the new Code fragrance is also announced—Armani Code Sport for men comes out in June 2011. Armani Code Sport radiates freshness, excitement, adrenaline and...
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    Re: Non-rose masculine florals

    Midnight in Paris
  82. Re: What goes through your mind when you smell someone with Acqua Di Gio?

    "I smell fine"
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    Re: Terre De Hermes Dicsontinued?

    You really think that a company would discontinue its best selling product? They even released the parfum version because the edt is so successful. I'm absolutely sure they won't discontinue it...
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    Re: Fragrance X is reformulated?

    I agree that the packaging or bottle change indicates most likely a formulation in the juice but it is also high likely that our mind is playing tricks. For instance if you compare the newest bottle...
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    Fragrance X is reformulated?

    I see some of you shooting out of the blue that a cologne is reformulated. Where do you get this info in general?

    Particularly, I found some messages that Acqua di Gio has been reformulated. Is it...
  86. Re: Help me choose which two of the following 4 scents to buy

    Where did you get that?

    I'd go with D&G Pour Homme as an all purposes choice :)
  87. Re: Warm, sensual, comforting, spice, masculine

    Boss Bottled
  88. New Fragrance: Yves Saint Laurent L’Homme Cologne Gingembre

    Taken from Fragrantica


    Yves Saint Laurent presents the new edition of their modern masculine fragranceL'Homme from 2006 – the fresh and spicy fragrance named L'Homme Cologne Gingembre. L'Homme...
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    Re: CK Euphoria: who likes it ?

    My thoughts exactly!
  90. Re: Azzaro Pour Homme - How Would You Rate It

    Pretty boring and dated imo. I don't like ambergris so I would rate it 5/10.
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    Re: New fragrance alert - Hugo Boss Orange

    I don't get why you mention this fragrance and FUBU Plush so much. To me there aren't many similiarities.
  92. Re: Hey guys, newbie here. got a couple questions for ya

    From your list I like The One and Le Mâle most. Have you tried The One Gentleman? I think it's different and good enough to own both! Also +1 for Dior Homme, give that a full wearing; don't be put...
  93. Re: Which House Has The Largest Number Of Quality Male Fragrances: Chanel, Dior or Yves Saint Lauren

    I'd say Chanel or Dior because I find YSL too mature for my likings.
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    Re: Dior Homme Versus Chanel Allure Homme

    I wouldn't call Chanel Allure Homme the most generic boring ... but it isn't as special in composition as Dior Homme. Dior Homme is high quality stuff in my book but not versatile, I only wear it on...
  95. Re: Is DRAKKAR NOIR still popular with the UNDER 30 crowd?

    Drakkar Noir is collecting dust nowadays in the fragrance shops here. If you look at sales figures for the younger crowd my guess it's flooded with 1 Million, aquatics or the latest Diesel and Hugo...
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    Poll: Re: Anentus: Best Title

    You're annoying.
  97. Re: Armani Attitude,Armani Diamonds or Givenchi Very Irresistible for men

    Attitude would be my choice as well. It's a subtle masculine coffee fragrance.
  98. Re: Armani mania or Narcisco rodriguez for him

    Armani Mania
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    Re: I don't understand the YSL La Nuit hype

    I agree but I like the original L'homme
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    Re: 'I only use 1 or 2 sprays.....' Huh??

    2-3 sprays is a maximum for me, except if I go clubbing, than that maximum might be 5.

    I wear fragrances for my own enjoyment and for people that are standing close to me.

    People who claim that...
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