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  1. Re: an addendum to Marand75's COVID 19 package post:

    I wouldn't presume it has anything to do with the GOP when the USPS has been financially failing for years. It's not a political issue. That's not the association I would make, nor would anyone I...
  2. Re: Latest Memo - Cuir Nomades - Ocean Leather!

    Well, I'm a fan of several Memo fragrances, and I think the notes look interesting. I would definitely like to sample.
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    Poll: Re: Which of these Xerjoff do you prefer?

    I would imagine that most people have only heard of Uden among these 3.
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    Re: Vintage Guerlain

    I had the opportunity to buy a couple of the little 30 ml Philtre d'Amour spray vials back in 2012. I can't imagine where he got them, but some fellow had many of them on eBay and was selling them...
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    Re: Worst Office fragrance ?

    Definitely +1 on this.
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    Re: Killian for the summer?

    Straight to Heaven Splash of Lemon is a nice summer fragrance.
  7. Re: 20% Off Site-wide at Beverly Hills Perfumery for Orders over $150

    I assume this does not include their fragrances on eBay?
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    Re: Any standouts from the house of Memo?

    You might do a search for additional info. This topic has several threads.
  9. Re: Perfumes that transport you back to your childhood?

    British Sterling
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    Re: Is there an end to fragrance journey?

    I'm "flattening the curve". I purchased many over the first 8 years or so, but have really slowed down now.

    But is there an end? No, not for me.
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    Re: Brioni for men EDP

    I bought it but wound up sending it back. I had the EdT and, if I recall, I mainly bought it for the long lasting lemon note in the top. I love lemon and it just kept going and going.

    But the...
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    Re: Creed Viking tester

    I can't make out the lot number. Is that CM98 or CM96? It should be 96.

    In any event, I wouldn't buy it. Typically, a tester bottle will still be in one of the usual sizes (3.3 oz or 1.7 oz), but...
  13. Re: Vintage/discontinued Men's Cologne.....which one(s) would you most want to find ?

    There's a full, unopened flacon of BdS for sale on eBay.....only $1,700.00! :laugh:

    It was "only" $1,550.00 when it was for sale here a couple of months ago. Probably one of the few in the world....
  14. Re: Fragrances you wish had better projection

    Creed Neroli Sauvage
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    Re: You're having a nightmare...

    Dior Leather Oud
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    Poll: Re: Do you compliment other peoples cologne?

    I have on rare occasions, but only to find out what they're wearing.
  17. Re: Does anyone here cut his own hair, like me?

    I don't cut my own hair, but the current world situation does present a quandary as to what people are going to do since they can't go to a barber/hairdresser right now. And no telling how long that...
  18. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Heard on the news tonight that there's a possibility air travel could be completely shut down in the US. They say there's very little business anyway....flyers are down 70%.

    They also said the...
  19. Re: Unsolicited Words Of Corona-Precautions [emoji4]

    I haven't been able to find any gloves, either....surgical/medical or otherwise.



    Sanitize grocery packaging with what? And eye protectives? What do you mean? Masks? There are no masks...
  20. Re: Coronavirus: New symptom of virus could be loss of taste and smell, top UK doctor says.

    Thanks! That's the kind of article I continue to run into. Nothing really seems to provide any definite answer by respected medical personnel.
  21. Re: Coronavirus: New symptom of virus could be loss of taste and smell, top UK doctor says.

    I wish they would at least come up with consistent information on whether it's ok to take ibuprofen if you have the virus.

    Many things originally written said to only take Tylenol, but then...
  22. Re: Help me find The Best Pipe Tobacco Fragrance.

    I think you would be happy with either Franck Boclet Tobacco or Phaedon Paris Tabac Rouge.

    Sample and choose your favorite.
  23. Re: Coronavirus: New symptom of virus could be loss of taste and smell, top UK doctor says.

    Thank you for posting.
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    Re: Jokes to fend off the coronavirus blues

    :laugh: :thumbsup:
  25. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    Yes, the good and bad days appear to alternate for me, seemingly for no apparent reason. This poor, poor world.

    I'd gladly give up the checks they are sending out for a couple of anxiolytics and...
  26. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    Yes, that’s what happens when political comments by even one person are allowed to remain.
  27. Re: tips on shipping/sealing a creed flacon?

    Don't think I would want a "lube" potentially contaminating the juice in the flacon I just bought. You should probably clear that with whoever is buying it first.

    Why can't you just order an 8...
  28. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    We can only hope. Of course, the azaleas won't be blooming, but at this point, everyone would take what they can get.

    Here's Nicklaus' thinking about playing the Masters later on....

    “In all...
  29. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    I was OK hearing the Masters was going to be postponed this year....UNTIL I heard Jack Nicklaus say he really doubted it would be played at all this year. :undecided:

    No March Madness, no Masters,...
  30. Re: Thank God for Basenotes! A haven from the madness.

    Basenotes is definitely a great place to relax and get away from the news....especially after reading very concerning articles tonight and seeing the things I saw crawling across the bottom of the TV...
  31. Re: What are your mission, vision and values when it comes to fragrance?

    Thanks for finally addressing this problem! If not you, who?!?!

    After you get this solved, would you promise to work on the virus?
  32. Re: What are your mission, vision and values when it comes to fragrance?

    Excellent points made here and very well thought out!

    I think this is EXACTLY the kind of thing the OP was hoping for.
  33. Re: What are your mission, vision and values when it comes to fragrance?

    Wild, weird stuff being asked of us here. :rolleyesold:

    Considering I generally can't come up with any good reason to tax my brain to simply name my "5 favorites fragrances" at any point in time,...
  34. Re: What would a fragrance smell like if it was made up of every single fragrance in the world?

    Probably like a drawer that's filled with nothing but samples. I'm sure many of us can relate to that smell.

    Just a nondescript, perfumey smell.
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    Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    I'm sure they spoke of him the same way.

    Your son had a gift of making others happy by just being himself. :smiley:

    If only we all could do the same.
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    Not to me.
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    Re: Tom ford three rules of fragranxe

    And at the bottom we get the "3 rules for underwear". Thanks, Tom.
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    Re: Woof: Perfumes and Dogs

    About the only time I notice my dogs smelling my fragrance is when I'm sampling a new fragrance, which I almost always put on the back of my hand(s). They both sniff my hand very carefully, as if...
  39. Re: need help with vintage American made cologne for men beginning with the letter "L?"

    Something by Lanvin maybe?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Guerlain LIDGE: Because I hadn't worn it in ages.
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    Re: How to get some samples

    You certainly don't have to have $400 to buy your favorite Creeds. Use one of the online fragrances sites for that (i.e., Fragrancenet, FragranceX).

    Do a search here for the best online sampling...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Guerlain LIDGE
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    Re: One Fragrance for One Month

    ......
  44. Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille vs Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

    Haha....+1 on this.

    Or I would also include Franck Boclet's Tobacco. :smiley:
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    Re: Luca Turin Cult

    For me, my opinion is the best opinion and the only one that's going to make me change my mind.

    LT's opinion is just an opinion. I don't respect or disrespect his more than anyone else's. We...
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    Re: Creed pure white cologne

    With so many people reporting limited projection and longevity of PWC, it makes me wonder if the reason I have always gotten such great performance from it is because I have an older flacon from...
  47. Re: Buying a Professional Attire Leather Belt

    Looks like great info from hednic!

    No more often than I wear a belt nowadays, I don't need to worry about wearing one out, so I'll pretty much buy anything that I like the looks of and isn't...
  48. Re: Your favorite unique fragrances that stand out amongst the mainstream always smelled?

    When talking "unique," I always think of L'Air du Desert Marocain.
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    Re: Creed pure white cologne

    I love it and was the only Creed I broke down and bought a full flacon of (all for myself). I have been recommending it here for years. It is one of the most versatile, appealing scents I know of....
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    Re: Floris 1962 Vs New York Intense

    I have and really enjoy both, but for me, just the regular New York. I just prefer it to the Intense.

    To me, New York seems to be a little more formal scent than 1962.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Montale Honey Aoud....again.
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    Re: Which, for what do you do?

    Since my job always required me to be around people, whether in or out of an office setting, I always chose fragrances that were easily liked by 99% of the population, where the likelihood of them...
  53. Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille vs Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

    I don't think either one is more likely to draw a compliment.

    If you're' not going to get them both, just buy your favorite.
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    Re: Creed Himalayas discussion 2020

    Still an appealing, versatile and modern scent for me.
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    Re: Christian Dior Jules question

    Sounds good....I'll gladly do the same since I don't even remember the last time I wore it.
  56. Re: Which classic fragrances are still worth buying the current version of?

    These 3 are still great....

    Guerlain Derby

    Gianfranco Ferre for Man

    Helmut Lang Cuiron
  57. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    Hope the coronavirus is well under control by then.
  58. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    Lol....I know! What an absolute disaster!

    I thought the XFL might have a chance to make a go of it....mainly because of WHEN it's played (the week after the Super Bowl until the XFL Championship...
  59. Poll: Re: Would You Rather Buy a Better Car Than You Have Now....or....Have more Depth in Your Niche Frags

    The answer is much easier if you've already got a nice car and have no desire for another one anytime soon.

    Thus, I answered "fragrances," even though I don't need anymore of those, either.
  60. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    I can't stand racing, but there was nothing else to watch tonight so I tuned in. Never saw so many wrecks. And every time they had one, the action stopped for about 15 minutes....which made me...
  61. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    Since this is a boring time of year for sports (for me), I was looking forward to the XFL. I watched it for maybe 20 minutes the opening weekend, and for about the same amount of time this past...
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    Re: Looking for prominent apple notes

    One of my favorite apple fragrances (green apple actually) is Cereus #4.

    This, and all the other Cereus scents for men, can be found very cheaply now on eBay. They are now around $20-25, compared...
  63. Re: Have you ever came back around to a fragrance after long enough that you forgot just how good it

    Frequently happens with me because my wardrobe has gotten too big.
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    Re: Up To 70% Off Last Days at Incenza!

    I've never see you mention this one, thank you, hednic!

    How is the shipping from there? I see it's 30 euros outside the European union, but is there a minimum you can meet for free shipping?
    ...
  65. Re: Cartier Declaration is such an underrated classic

    I've only sampled this one. I found it to be like 2 completely different fragrances.

    I like the dry down, but the opening stinks to high heaven.
  66. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    Lol....I hate it when that happens. :rolleyesold:
  67. Re: Dior Homme Parfum or Creed Royal Mayfair for a formal event?

    As can be seen from the responses on this thread, Royal Mayfair is disliked by many and can be pretty polarizing, so are you going to take a chance on that at a formal event?

    Even though I like...
  68. Re: 13 years after release, Diesel Fuel For Life (2007)

    I've always loved it. I wore it the other day as a matter of fact. The projection and longevity on me is insane. And if you spray it on clothing, it lasts forever.

    I remember the first time I...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Guerlain Heritage EdT, vintage
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Guerlain Heritage vintage EdT.....because it's perfect for going out for a nice dinner.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Yep, me too! It's one of those that I can't imagine it ever going out of style.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    A very nice bottle of vintage Guerlain Heritage EdP.

    Although it was vintage (with the gold cap), it was not one of the vintages I was looking for.
  73. Re: Beating a Dead Horse, Late to the Party, 540

    Well, in the end, the result is you don't like it, and neither do many others, including me. :smiley:
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    Re: 20% Off Flash Sale At Twisted Lily!

    Nothing in stock, but it's on sale!
  75. Re: Am I applying my fragrance the wrong way or not enough?

    My goal is really only to smell myself.....just a little bit, for as long as possible. I can tell when it's not enough and I can tell when it's too much. I don't want either.

    And I agree with...
  76. Re: Versace L'Homme is stunningly good - does anyone else love it love it?

    It IS good, and the good news is....even the vintage bottles aren't overly expensive, if someone wants to go down that road.
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    Re: am i being duped? help!

    I think you're making too much of this.

    You paid for something that you didn't get. So get your money back.

    You deserve to feel sorry for yourself. You paid money and have nothing to show for...
  78. Re: Versace L'Homme is stunningly good - does anyone else love it love it?

    The problem is the spraying mechanism. Very poorly designed....at least on the vintage bottles.
  79. Re: Versace L'Homme is stunningly good - does anyone else love it love it?

    Lol....it really is powerful stuff. It projects mightily for me. The main vintage bottle I have has a faulty sprayer, and when I spray it, it basically dribbles downward instead of out. The other day...
  80. Re: Versace L'Homme is stunningly good - does anyone else love it love it?

    Didn't find it.
  81. Re: Versace L'Homme is stunningly good - does anyone else love it love it?

    I have always enjoyed it....provided it's one of the vintage versions.
  82. Re: Any well done watermelon'esque fragrances that only have a hint of sweetness, ie, not candy'ish?

    I figure someone will want to ask this, so I'll go ahead and ask....is Creed Millesime Imperial not your cup of tea or close to what you're looking for?
  83. Re: The price value of a fragrance shouldn't be contingent on it's performance/sillage

    "Beastly" fragrances are not my thing and I tend to avoid them.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Memo Italian Leather: Because I hadn't worn it in a long time and I was going to be out by myself, so I gave myself a good spraying.

    Italian Leather is a most unusual fragrance and that's what I...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Memo Italian Leather....it's been awhile!
  86. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    This is the most boring time of year for me when it comes to sports.

    I've got the Super Bowl to look forward to, and then XFL football in a week or so. I think they chose a great time to play!...
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    Re: FAVORITE CHANEL perfume men ?

    Eau de Cologne (in their Les Exclusifs line)

    Vintage Pour Monsieur EdT Concentree

    Vintage Pour Monsieur Cologne
  88. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Tabarome Millesime. (Yes, I DO like it! :laugh:)

    I've never understood why this one gets such hate. It smells great on me, especially after 3-4 hours.

    I quite impressed myself this morning.
  89. Re: I got duped into buying a diluted, nasty smelling Creed Flacon

    Finnster is correct. No, Creeds don't "regularly" develop the ammonia scent. It's actually a rare thing. Like most fragrances, Creeds will last many, many years if they are properly stored away from...
  90. Re: I got duped into buying a diluted, nasty smelling Creed Flacon

    This is exactly why so many have stopped selling fragrances on eBay. There are lots of unscrupulous people out there who don't think twice about making something negative up about a fragrance they...
  91. Re: I got duped into buying a diluted, nasty smelling Creed Flacon

    I know EXACTLY what the smell is that you're describing. And, yes, an "ammonia" smell describes it very well. The problem is...

    If the seller had good feedback and few/no negatives, then it's...
  92. Re: Frequently mentioned scents you STILL haven't smelled....

    Definitely don't blind buy. Instant scrubber for many.
  93. Re: Frequently mentioned scents you STILL haven't smelled....

    Haven't smelled most Roja Dove and zero Areej le Doré fragrances
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Legendary Fragrances Barista: Wow....you want coffee? This is the one. But I also like how it softens and becomes a coffee scent in the breeze as it dries down.
  95. Re: Which of these samples should I buy a bottle of?

    From that group, Prada L'Homme. It's a very pleasing, versatile scent that is appropriate for any situation, and I love the dry down.
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    Re: Thoughts on some MFK samples

    I’m with you, in general, about the MFK line. I’m not impressed with most of them, but there’s a small handful I did like enough to buy.

    I do like Grand Soir, and although I have a bottle of it,...
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    Re: Uden performance

    My favorites from Xerjoff are Kobe, Uden, 40 Knots and Mefisto.

    I also like Nio and Naxos, but prefer the 4 above.

    Xerjoff fragrances for me are all potentially "beastly". I have to really...
  98. Re: Looking for some suggestions on my next purchase

    If you're mainly looking for this scent to wear to work, that should limit the possibilities because you don't want to offend anyone. You need something universally appealing that's not too strong. ...
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    Re: Calling All Memo Fragrance Lovers !!

    I have both African Leather and Italian Leather and I would also say that I don't get a significant difference in longevity between the two. They both perform fine for me.

    I know what you mean...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    That's exactly what I say every time I wear it. :smiley:
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