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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    I emailed a couple of them, I'll update if I get any responses
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    Re: Many new fragrences at TJ Maxx!

    TVL, thanks for the tip on Filene's basement. I'm gonna go visit it today to see what I can find.
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    Re: Ungaro III @ Marshalls

    how much was it? and which marshalls are you talking about?
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27 November

    azzaro visit
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    Re: Scents that complete you

    my recently discovered rive gauche, it's like a scent that creates an aura of content around my olfactory senses.
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    Re: Good Life by Davidoff

    Thank you all for the responses. I am still on the border with this one. Is there any other fragrance this one is similar to?
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    Re: Theirry Mugler Cologne. Opinions Please

    Very fresh, green, vibrant scent. Go ahead and order yourself a small bottle, because this one will get a lot of wear in the summer.
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    Re: Fragrance of the day Sunday November 26

    Monk
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    Good Life by Davidoff

    Hey guys, I saw Davidoff Goodlife at Marshall's 25 bucks for 4.2 oz. I'm tempted to get it blind. I looked at the reviews and they seem to be mixed, and the notes seem ok. Can I get some opnions...
  10. Re: Looking for scent for someone thats not into cologne

    Rive Gauche pour homme, one spray of it is very subtle.
  11. Thread: Blind Buys

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    Re: Blind Buys

    My top blind buys:

    Rive Gauche Pour homme
    Green Irish Tweed
    Azzaro Visit
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    Re: SotD Thursday 23 November

    im wearing Rive Gauche pour homme
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, November 23rd (Turkey Day!)

    Rive Gauche PH
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    Re: Sillage......exactly what does this mean???

    Sillage is how far the fragrance projects. Take a fragrance and take your nose away from where you sprayed it, and how far that reaches your nose is how much sillage it has. Basically, how far away...
  15. Re: anyone ever heard of bazaar pour homme by christian lacroix?

    there are too many tempting things at marshall's and tj maxx these days... Good life and kiehl's musk were among the other good ones I saw..
  16. Re: anyone ever heard of bazaar pour homme by christian lacroix?

    I think its a nice fragrance, but its just too common nowadays.
  17. Re: anyone ever heard of bazaar pour homme by christian lacroix?

    it doesnt have anise in it, but some of the middle notes elemi and caraway smell kind of like anise, it's not like kenzo air. it will get cloying after a couple of minutes, I couldn't stand it so I...
  18. Re: anyone ever heard of bazaar pour homme by christian lacroix?

    oh man I regret buying this, but luckily it was only 8 bucks for a 1.7oz bottle. It smells very synthetic, like an acqua di gio wanna be with a sickening anise-like smell.
  19. Re: anyone ever heard of bazaar pour homme by christian lacroix?

    can you describe the ozonic note a little further? I am not sure what ozone smells like.
  20. anyone ever heard of bazaar pour homme by christian lacroix?

    I saw a bottle of this for 8 bucks at marshall's, anyone know anything about it?

    correction: bazar pour homme
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    Re: Thoughts on Burberry London

    I hate it, I think its so dull and boring. I love the original Burberry for men though, that one is at least interesting
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    Re: Isn't there a better way to sell perfume?

    That is classic haha. I hate the Nordstrom SA at my mall, she always follows me around and gives me dirty looks.
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    Re: TJ Maxx is selling Rive Gauche

    Ok I just got it for 20 bucks 2.5 ounces at Marshall's yesterday. I think this is one of the best blind purchases I have ever made. However I absolutely hate cloves, and its pretty pronounced in...
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    Re: TJ Maxx is selling Rive Gauche

    dang my tj maxx doesnt have rive gauche..
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    Re: Anybody still buy Aftershave Lotion?

    i never use aftershave anymore. clogs the pores and causes breakouts
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    Re: Free Nautica Voyage Sample

    Thanks for letting us know, I was just wondering what this stuff smells like, if anyone knows.
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    colors and smells

    So as I was looking at my xeryus rouge bottle today, I smelled it and thought about how fitting the bottle color was to the scent, it smelled very red and energetic. Let's list some colors and what...
  28. im looking for great sillage and light scent

    anyone know a scent that has nuclear sillage, im talking about stuff that will be known across the room, yet has a very light and non offensive smell to it? also a scent that has a very strong aroma,...
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    Re: Resisting Impulse Buys!

    if i see a good scent that is a good deal and have the money to purchase it, I usually will. I usually go back on basenotes to check reviews and see the opinions before I buy.
  30. Re: quick answer movie date with a girl 3nd date..

    why not something different than cool water. everyone has it. How about something different like vetiver extroardinaire
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    Re: Caron Pour Un Homme longevity and sillage?

    hmm basically its a huge blast of lavender, very strong and pure, followed by a mellow vanilla dry down... moderately long lasting, bout 4 hours, and sillage is very strong during the opening and...
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    Re: Trying A*Men again

    can you imagine a eau de parfum or even parfum version? one drop would last the entire year lol
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    Re: Trying A*Men again

    Angel Men is addicting
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!!    

    I really hate how I ask for one scent SPECIFICALLY requested and they send me some other scent.
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!!    

    I got noir epices as well... even though I didnt even ask for it.... Basically I got NE, angeliques sous la pluie, and Vetiver extroardinaire in the first sample try. kinda suspsicious
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!!    

    ive ordered some more samples, this time cologne bigarade, musc ravageur, and lys mediterranee. Hope fully helene gives me the ones i requested, not other ones haha
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!!    

    To go against the grain, I actually like noir epices, i think its a very daring scent.
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    Re: Boss Elements Aqua or Laguna?

    does laguna smell like body kouros by any chance?
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    Re: Valentine's Day....what are you gonna wear?

    xeryus rouge
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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!!    

    vetiver extraordinaire is the best vetiver ive ever tried, very natural, reminiscent of the great outdoors: a field of grass next to the woods on a dimming summer afternoon
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    Re: First Blind Purchases of the Year

    xeryus rouge! AND I love it so much
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    Re: azzaro visit and xeryus rouge

    omg xeryus rouge is so addicting, i cant stop smelling my wrist because its so ravishing! But yeah i can see why some wouldnt like it, because it's sweet. However, I tend to like sweet fragrances...
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    Re: azzaro visit and xeryus rouge

    I do love these 2 scents now, they'll be a nice addition to my collection.
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    azzaro visit and xeryus rouge

    So I went to loehmann's and got azzaro visit and xeryus rouge for a little over 10 bucks each. the xeryus rouge was bought blind, and I thought it smelled like apple shampoo. The azzaro visit smelled...
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    Re: bests female frags you'll dare to wear

    carriere
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    Re: guys, what do you like best on women?

    stella
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    Re: Top 3 "Non-Niche" Fragrances?

    1. L'eau d'issey ph
    2. lolita lempicka au masculin fraicheur
    3. angel men

    in no particular order
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    Re: Cool Water/GIT comparison

    Dont ever compare such cheap colognes as cool water/curve to GIT. It really disrespects GIT.
  49. Thread: A*men Rant

    by machineo
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    Re: A*men Rant

    I used to think rochas man was better, now I see angel men takes the cake.
  50. Thread: A*men Rant

    by machineo
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    Re: A*men Rant

    i currently use 2 full sprays. In the future I plan to reduce it to either one full spray or 2 half sprays.
  51. Thread: A*men Rant

    by machineo
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    Re: A*men Rant

    I really love my angel men, and will buy a bottle as soon as my small bottle runs out
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    Re: adeel's mystery scent challenge

    ok guys, thanks for the answers! Now i know which ones are which
  53. Thread: Clean Men

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    Re: Clean Men

    I love clean men, It reminds me of a childhood smell.
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    Re: adeel's mystery scent challenge

    well i would theoretically like to know all of them and what their exact numbers were... i mean some of them were pretty interesting scents
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    Re: Do you have a signature scent?

    l'eau d'issey
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    adeel's mystery scent challenge

    does anyone remember what the answers to adeel's mystery scent challenge were?
  57. Thread: strawberry

    by machineo
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    strawberry

    are there any fragrances that use strawberry?
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    Re: Which is the best sent in creed?

    ive tried smw himalaya GIT MI. GIT is best, MI is second
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    Re: Cologne showdown

    mugler cologne, guerlain vetiver ,issey
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    Re: Vétiver Extraordinaire?

    vetiver extraordinaire has no equals
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday November 29

    d&g pour homme
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    Re: need help/advice chosing new scents

    1. everyday/casual- Green irish tweed
    2. clubbing- Body Kouros
    3. evening- L'essence d'must de cartier
    4. fresh- Gendarme
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    Re: SOTD Sunday November 27

    desire blue
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    Re: Which YSL to get?

    body kouros
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    Re: Body Kouros: Worth getting?

    I love body kouros, angel men and body kouros are my 2 favorite gourmands. To me it gives off a delicious vanilla cake aroma, singular, yet oh so yummy. I can't wait to get a bottle of this stuff...
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    Re: A*Men Vs Hanae Mori

    I never go more than two sprays on the chest of angel men. More than that will probably make you known from 10 feet away. One is the ideal, but I like to project angel men more. I can't live without...
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    Re: Don't laugh...an Acqua di Gio thread

    It's an allright fragrance. Now if it didn't generate hundreds of spinoffs I doubt everyone would bash it like they do in this forum. It does what it is portrayed to do, create an aura of freshness...
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    Re: SotD Saturday November 26

    vetiver extraordinaire
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    Re: Caron Pour Un Homme longevity and sillage?

    the lavender in the top notes is very very strong. It disappears in five to ten minutes. then it smells sweet on the drydown.
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    Re: Dear Santa

    Dear santa,

    I would like a small bottle of these:

    Bois du portugal
    Acier Aluminum
    Lolita lempicka au masculin fraicheur
    body kouros
    green irish tweed
    l'essence de must de cartier pour homme
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    Re: A*Men Vs Hanae Mori

    I would take angel men over hanae mori anyday of the week. Angel Men is great if you wear one to two sprays of it. Hanae mori is just a syrupy mess anyway you spray it.
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    Re: Vetiver by Guerlain

    I love the citrus after 5 minutes, then I absolutely hate the ghastly drydown, it's horrible, now if it had that same opening and had vetiver extroardinaire's drydown that be like a masterpiece.
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    Re: Best Christmas scents?

    I think mine is angel men
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    Re: SOTD Monday 21 November

    Dolced & gabbana ph
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    Re: Your favorite mainstream fragrances

    Kenzoair
    L'eau par kenzo pour homme
    l'essence de must de cartier
    D&G pour homme
    Bmen, Amen, Mugler cologne
    L'eau d'issey pour homme
    Baldessarini
    Dunhill Desire blue
    Clean for Men
  76. Re: BITE ME!- Or can you name a gourmand without

    kenzo air has anise, which smells slightly sweet
  77. Thread: lil giveaway

    by machineo
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    Re: lil giveaway

    I'll take anything if its not too late, thanks ;D
  78. Thread: Hello!

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    Re: Hello!

    welcome to basenotes, everyone has different tastes, so instead of asking us to reccomend specific colognes, you should experiment with some of the houses yourself.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 November

    I'll make it dunhill desire blue
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    Re: Greatest, Rarest Ebay Fragrance Ever!

    i wonder if anyone would actually buy this.
  81. Thread: Nu

    by machineo
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    Re: Nu

    i bought this blind, people call it unisex but I will disagree strongly with that. It is for women
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    Re: All this Serge Lutens raving

    that phone number looks weird. maybe its a number in france? I heard it doesn't work, so im waiting for a reply from flying moose because he found a sample request form that actually worked
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    All this Serge Lutens raving

    All this serge lutens raving is making me feel really, really left out. You guys make it sound like serge lutens is the most elite and prestigious perfume company in the world. So tell me, are these...
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    flying moose, where did you get the sample request form for serge lutens???
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    I received all the truefitt and hill samples, and these l'artisan samples:

    Ananas Fizz
    Mure et musc
    vanilila
    navegar
    tea for two
    l'eau d'lartisan

    ananas fizz is so addicting so far, smells...
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    Re: Azzaro chrome or Dior sauvage

    azzaro chrome is an average and boring scent.

    I'd say try getting the classic eau sauvage.
  87. Thread: Top 5

    by machineo
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    Top 5

    1. L'eau d'issey pour homme
    2. Dunhill Desire Blue
    3. Green Irish Tweed
    4. Body Kouros
    5. Lolita Lempicka au masculin fraicheur
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 5 November 2005

    caron pour un homme
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    my Caron observations

    So I've got L'anarchiste on one arm, caron pour un homme on the other.

    the pour un homme really attacked my nose at first with a really strong harsh lavender (I could smell it a foot away from my...
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    Re: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, More?

    check out loehmanns, good selection as well.
  91. Re: What scents would you recommend buying blind?

    I dont reccomend buying anything blind. Chances are you wont like the scent and therefore wasting money and resulting in an unhappy you. Ive done it twice, and I definitely regret both.
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    Re: QUICK TOP FIVE...

    Green Irish Tweed
    Kenzoair
    Dunhill Desire Blue
    M7
    Millesime Imperial
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    Fresh Lorenzo Villoresi?

    So I tried spezie and dilmun so far, they are allright but a little heavy/powdery for me. And after looking at some of the descriptions for his other works they seem heavy and soupy, like piper...
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    Re: Ummmm... Bourbon!!

    I second opium, but why is egoiste so hard to find in stores these days?
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    Re: Lord of the Rings

    hey this is a bit off topic but julian your picture/avatar always intrigued me. It reminds me of a dream I once had. Is that a painting? if so, who?

    ok back to the topic, I think smeagol would...
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    Re: So much for that hot date...

    Just because I don't like to wear heavy fragrances around other people doesnt make me timid. It just makes me polite for respecting other people's boundaries. I actually care for the people around...
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    Re: So much for that hot date...

    I would go for a subtle scent because you also have to think of the girl as well. *I would choose a safe/subtle scent for a girl that I want rather than wear a fragrance I like that is a heavy...
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    Re: So much for that hot date...

    eau sauvage is not a date cologne. I don't think you want to smell like lemon pledge on a date. It's a classic that is best appreciated alone.
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    Re: Free Sample Of Lacoste Essential

    thanks for the link. I hope this is a sample vial and not the scented postcard
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    Re: Newly divorced & need a babe magnet!

    Green Irish Tweed
    YSL Body Kouros
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