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  1. Looking for Lacoste Pour Homme and Guerlain Vetiver caps.

    PM me
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    Re: Wearing animalistic fragrances for going out

    This
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    Re: Best Fragrance for Prom?

    Noire de noire by Tom Ford
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    Re: Nautica voyage vs. Nautica voyage N-83

    I have heard the n83 longevity is bad, but I really like the smell. It is a little more interesting.
  5. Re: How close is Insurrection Wild to Pure Havane?

    I am doing a side by side now on skin. PH is a little fuller, and more gourmand, but yeah...they are really close.

    So far performance on Wild is great how is it on other people's skin? Clothes?
  6. Re: How close is Insurrection Wild to Pure Havane?

    I got Insurrection Wild in the mail today, I don't think I could have told them apart if somebody blindfold tested me.

    I'm incredibly happy with it!
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    Longest lasting Lacoste fragrances

    Hello, what are some long lasting Lacoste fragrances. Any in the 8-10+ hours range? I am thinking about exploring their line for my spring rotation.
  8. Re: How close is Insurrection Wild to Pure Havane?

    Isn't Docelesir the one that smells like Amber Narguile?
  9. How close is Insurrection Wild to Pure Havane?

    I blind bought it, if it isn't really close I'm open to something unique.
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    Re: Why are noobies ignored?

    I have never seen it happen in 10 years outside of the sales forum.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Tonka for 2016

    Only two notes are listed: I wonder if that is just marketing?
  12. A satirical ad I made. (Inspired by Redolessence's latest video reviewing fresh scents)

    http://i.imgur.com/V93iI7E.jpg




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZL8zqmVGHE

    He makes a "Windex Intense" joke that is pretty funny, in context.
  13. Re: Joop! Homme Wild just came in (blindbought). Thoughts and questions...

    I'll try that tonight with a full application.
  14. Re: Joop! Homme Wild just came in (blindbought). Thoughts and questions...

    Thanks. Maybe it is simply olfactory fatigue.

    I wish there was a way to test.
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    Re: Scent for blues & loneliness :)

    Since this is so subjective, it is really hard to suggest a fragrance, which is incredibly abstract to begin with.
  16. Joop! Homme Wild just came in (blindbought). Thoughts and questions...

    I really like the smell; it is in the same ballpark as CK One Shock and Liz Claiborne Spark.

    However, I am not happy with the longevity—My previous Joops!, Homme and Jump, last literally 24 hours...
  17. Re: Did Fragrancenet used to allow stacking of coupon codes?

    Well...it just makes me less inclined to use FragranceNet, in this case.
  18. Did Fragrancenet used to allow stacking of coupon codes?

    I somehow remember getting a $135 4.0oz GIT bottle from them and I think I did it by stacking their default discount code with one of the ones they send shipped with their purchases.
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    Re: Aventus -- cheapest website to buy real Aventus???

    What are the qualities of the 15R11 batch? I want a smokier one.

    - - - Updated - - -




    for the 4.0oz?
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    Re: YSL Paris - got burned on ebay

    For what it's worth, I have gotten countless legit fragrances on eBay. You just have to have good intuition about what is safe to buy.

    Sellers with thousands and thousands of sales with 99 percent...
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    Re: YSL Paris - got burned on ebay

    I doubt it was fake, it costs money to make counterfeits and the fakers are going to get the most bang for their buck. Faking a mini bottle of a relatively esoteric fragrance doesn't seem like their...
  22. Re: General BN thoughts on Guerlain Homme Intense

    So I got Intense and Boisee decants in the mail. My initial impressions are very high—I almost knee jerk bought a bottle of Intense because I liked it so much at first spray.


    Boisee seems like a...
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    Re: Xeryus Rouge by Givenchy: A Few Questions

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think Polo Red Intense is a One Million Clone.
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    Re: Luca Turin reviews 11 January 2016

    I have his first "guide," is it worth it to by the slightly newer amended one? Is there a recent one that is very comprehensive of recent fragrances?
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    Re: How do you deal with unfriendly staff?

    There should be a video on dealing with S.A.s like the ones about bad Petco stores.
  26. Re: General BN thoughts on Guerlain Homme Intense

    I ordered some samples. I may have to scoop these up; I have only heard great things, I wonder why there aren't more popular or talked about.
  27. Is Fragrancenet ever back-stocked with old formulations?

    Or are you going to get the latest formulation regardless?
  28. Re: General BN thoughts on Guerlain Homme Intense

    How is performance? Age range? I might grab a decant.

    I'm sampling Boisee version. Would one make the other unnecessary?
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    Re: I know what Dior Sauvage smells like

    It is like a very high quality AF Fierce to me.
  30. General BN thoughts on Guerlain Homme Intense

    I smelled the original way back and found it rather unique.
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    Re: Last fragrance that blew you away

    Geurlain Vetiver
  32. Re: I have a decant on Al Aoud by L'Artisan coming in the mail...anything I need to know before hand

    First impression:

    I don't get the civet I hoped for either; as described above it is either not there or faint. It is a lot different than I imagined in my mind's nose, and it is definitely...
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    Re: Is there a time to move on from designers?

    (Art grad) Bravo, sir.
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    Re: Is there a time to move on from designers?

    I disagree, and kind agree with the Fragrance Bros. channel—the logical progression isn't necessarily into niche. Many designers are superior to niche in overall smell, performance, creativity etc.
  35. Re: Need suggestions for some aquatics/summer scents

    Guerlain - Guerlain Homme L'eau Boise

    Glenn Perri - Unpredictable Adventure (similar to Aventus, but I actually like it better, or at least more than the fruity batch I own)

    YSL - Live Jazz...
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    Re: Signature Fragrance

    Signature: Kouros

    How did you come across it? I bought it because I was sick of fragrances with poor longevity on my skin.

    Did you know immediately this was "the one": It made me feel "more...
  37. Re: New to Guerlain Vetiver....I am finding a conflicting experience to the popular opinion.

    I don't the grandpa vibe either. I'm sproutly and just under 30, and could easily pull this off as a work signature scent.


    The tobacco is nice, and unique in that it isn't like flavored pipe...
  38. New to Guerlain Vetiver....I am finding a conflicting experience to the popular opinion.

    This stuff doesn't smell dated to me; it smells very sleek, classy, soapy, fresh and clean. I do not get the old man vibe at all.

    The decant I have is from, I think, the vertical skinny bottle,...
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    Re: Fragrance for "A Man's Man"

    Halston Z-14
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    Re: Joop! nightflight

    Is it similar to an Aventus pineapple?
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    Joop! nightflight

    I hear this smells like a mix of eternity and cool water, I am a fan of Joop Jump and am considering this one.



    Anyone care to weigh in? I can't find a sample of decant of it anywhere.
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    Re: Starting out @50 here - advice solicited

    Oud Wood
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    Re: Signature Fragrance

    Edited below. I got confused.
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    Re: Man Looking for a SWEET cologne.

    Le Male
    Invictus
    Eros
    The Dreamer
    CH Men Prive
    Paco Rabanne Black XS

    ^^All good for clubbing.
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    Re: If nobody talks about it dont buy it????

    There are lots of fragrances people talk plenty about....and smell subpar.
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    Re: Fragrances for Star Wars characters

    Interesting, why Himalaya?
  47. Re: I have a decant on Al Aoud by L'Artisan coming in the mail...anything I need to know before hand

    I don't need to know it. Unless it was meant as a sarcastic quip ...then *eyeroll, you're cool.

    I meant to invoke some kind of intra-interactive multi-response thread to get me "pre-gamed" for it....
  48. I have a decant on Al Aoud by L'Artisan coming in the mail...anything I need to know before hand?

    I hear this stuff is pretty off putting in a polarizing way.

    It has a civet base, which I am normally a fan of.
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    Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    Really? They seem miles apart to my nose. BdC, that is.
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    Re: Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    Is the tonka the bright note?
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    Re: What Will Be The First Dior Sauvage Flanker???

    Intense
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    Versace Eros, thoughts, and similar fragrances

    So, I just got my sample in the mail of this; immediately it reminded me of Mont Blanc Emblem with a very "bright" sweet note. Is that tonka bean? Can anyone comment on what the shared note is?
    ...
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    Re: Babbs "5 Fragrance Myths" video discussion.

    There are a lot of criticisms that could be thrown his (Babb's) way, and I'm not his biggest fan—he kind of makes me uncomfortable— but to his credit he did lead me to Remy Latour's Black Oud, which...
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    Re: Fragrances for Star Wars characters

    Any women want to suggest for:
    Leia
    Rey
    Anakin's
    Amidala
    Schmi Skywalker
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    Re: Fragrances for Star Wars characters

    I wanted to give out some Hermessence fragrances to characters, but I couldn't think of any, and I have not actually smelled them ...so it would just be abstract olfactory conjecture.
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    Fragrances for Star Wars characters

    Han Solo (young and old): Quorum

    Obi-Wan Kenobi (Old): Grey Flannel

    Obi-Wan Kenobi (Young): GIT

    Qui-Gon Jinn: VanCleef & Arpels pour homme

    Yoda: Guerlain - Vetiver
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    Re: Longest lasting cheapies.

    Interesting. I am looking for fragrances that hit the 10+ hour mark at least. I'm really big on longevity, I guess you could say.
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    Re: Chemically, what makes a note a "fixative?"

    What is the difference between diffusive and retentative effects of a fixative?

    What are the "trace amounts" the articles talk about?
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    Re: Chemically, what makes a note a "fixative?"

    P

    What are Javanol and Vertofix?
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    Re: Babbs "5 Fragrance Myths" video discussion.

    Yeah I think you nailed some of his points.




    He does come across classless.
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    Re: Babbs "5 Fragrance Myths" video discussion.

    I actually like point #4. The longer I have been in this hobby the more I realize just how many synthetic aromatic compounds are used in even the most expensive fragrances. IFRA has made hard to use...
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    Re: Longest lasting cheapies.

    I just check it out. I like the bottle; it reminds me of a cross between Montale and Polo Sport.

    Does it smell comparable to anything?
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    Re: Babbs "5 Fragrance Myths" video discussion.

    Yes, please watch the video. My notes were just meant to be like an appetizer.
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    Re: How are the Bulgari Aquas' longevity?

    I just got my Amara sample in the mail today. I really like it, It reminds me of another summer fragrances, but I cannot remember what. I get my regular Aqua sample later in the week and I can't wait...
  65. Re: Should decants/samples be stored in zip lock bags?

    Thanks, this is a great response to my question!
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    Re: Need suggestions on what to get next?

    This one is a winner, however, it may be too strong for really hot weather. It is also on the more expensive end of the designer spectrum; expect to pay at least 70.00 USD equivalent for it and thats...
  67. Re: As of now, is Armani Code still very popular?

    Not really, in the "hip circles", but in the grand scheme of perfumery I would say it is. The most popular fragrances right now are One Million-esque ones.
  68. Thread: Merry Christmas

    by Pappy
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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas/Happy Advent!
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    Re: Chemically, what makes a note a "fixative?"

    Here are the articles:
    http://www.edenbotanicals.com/eden-botanicals-blog/fixatives-and-their-function-in-natural-perfumery/
    http://allnaturalbeauty.us/jeanne_rose_fixatives.htm
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    Babbs "5 Fragrance Myths" video discussion.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0mDPkAXCEQ


    Cliff note versions of his points below, (please watch the video because I'm going to butcher his points.)

    #1. Quality=/=Expense


    #2. There is...
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    Poll: Re: New Year, New Cologne

    TdH is less versatile than Sauvage.

    Gentleman Only Intense lasts only 30 minutes.

    Sauvage is the best answer, pragmatically.
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    Re: modern barbershop

    Rive Gauche is an incredibly modern take on a classic genre.
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    Re: Longest lasting cheapies.

    Is that the one that smells like Monsieur Givenchy Blue Bottle? Was is Dunhill Black or Dunhill Desire Black?
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    Re: F ferragamo black vs La Nuit

    I got mine in late 2009 (La Nuit) is that the reformulated one? It has gotten me one of only a few "too strong" "too much coligne guy" reactions from others in my experience.
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    Re: F ferragamo black vs La Nuit

    La Nuit is notorious for being pretty strong and performing well.
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    Re: Longest lasting cheapies.

    How long do they last?
  77. Re: How are the English Laundry fragrances? I really like their packaging.

    Heh, I was about to post the exact same thing. Yeah, those bottles (especially Cambridge Knight and Knotting Hill) may be my favorite in all of perfumery.
  78. Re: How are the English Laundry fragrances? I really like their packaging.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.18609.jpg

    Another good'n.
  79. How are the English Laundry fragrances? I really like their packaging.

    I like their packaging so much that I have been inspired to research the brand.

    I just love these bottles:
    http://g.nordstromimage.com/ImageGallery/store/product/Large/18/_8474558.jpg...
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    Re: Longest lasting cheapies.

    I have heard it smells very similar to something, but I forgot what.
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    Re: Perfumes that put you to sleep

    I want to add M7 Oud Absolut.
  82. Should decants/samples be stored in zip lock bags?

    Will the zip lock bags slow the rate of evaporation? Does it even matter?
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    Re: What's your favorite subtle fragrance?

    Body Kouros, maybe.
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    Re: YSL colognes vs Bleu de chanel? Help!

    It is my favorite YSL, as well. I think you will find La Nuit and BdC a lot less daring than Kouros, but they are very solid high quality, compliment getting crowd pleasers.
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    Re: F ferragamo black vs La Nuit

    Both have good longevity--in the excellent range of not more--but La Nuit projects much more where F Black stays close to the skin.

    I will echo that F shares a lot of Allure Homme similarities.
    ...
  86. Re: 2 Armafs in today: Club De Nuit Intense Man and Shades Wood-- Thoughts inside.

    I got a really nice compliment last night on it, (CDNIM). Another remarkable thing I'm noticing, too, about it is that it actually smells like it has ambergris in it.
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    Re: How are the Bulgari Aquas' longevity?

    That isn't entirely true. Issey Miyakes and Nautical Voyage are beastly aquatics.
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    Re: How are the Bulgari Aquas' longevity?

    Thanks, I read reviews that have the longevity all over the please—from nuclear all day length to just a few hours. It is confusing, it does smell like something that would last, though.
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    Re: What Are You Wearing Christmas?

    Emblem Intense and then maybe Shades Wood at Midnight Mass.
  90. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    There should be a way to code this into the website to add how many sprays you did.
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    How are the Bulgari Aquas' longevity?

    I am thinking about getting them for this spring/summer. I am a stickler for longevity, though..I want something that lasts 8 hours or so. I remember smelling this on a friend long after he applied...
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    Re: Perfumes that put you to sleep

    Claiborne Spark
  93. Re: 2 Armafs in today: Club De Nuit Intense Man and Shades Wood-- Thoughts inside.

    I think I took this guy's comment and extrapolated it:
    Quest_35
    "You don't need twice as many sprays with CdNi, I'm fine with 2 sprays on the chest and maybe one spray to my neck and I'm good for...
  94. Re: 2 Armafs in today: Club De Nuit Intense Man and Shades Wood-- Thoughts inside.

    Really? I heard the longevity is great, and people are getting compliments 6+ hours into CDNIM. I am bad at judging longevity, myself, since I get olfactory fatigue relatively quickly. Most of the...
  95. Re: 2 Armafs in today: Club De Nuit Intense Man and Shades Wood-- Thoughts inside.

    So I finally got my Aventus sample vial in the mail today and I can compare my clones to Aventus.

    CDNIM smells incredibly similar, so much so that I almost have to doubt the legitimacy of my...
  96. Re: How does tossing an empty bottle in the trash make you feel?

    Since it usually takes a very long time for me to empty a bottle, the answer is.......old.
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    Re: Unexpected compliment with ESP.

    ESP is on a different tier than its price indicates.
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    Re: How's Emblem by Montblanc?

    I just got the Intense version in the mail today (I gambled and blind bought it).

    Initially, I'm incredibly pleased and it smells like a better version of the original with more depth. I am...
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    Re: Remy Latour Black Wood review

    Funny you would make that comment, I made a post specifically asking people to compare the two in another thread. I like it more than Meharees.
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    Re: Got my nose on Uomo by Valentino today....

    Thanks, I wish Fragrantica, or even BN reviews had a visual sliding scale for femininity/masculinity.
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