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    Re: Kilian Straight to Heaven??

    Boozy rum and rich patchouli.
    I like.
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    My pick for the best/funniest description!:beer:

    Mine is Montale Aoud Cuir D'arabie. Should be renamed Montale Peau L'horse Naturel.
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    Re: A spooky, sensual forest perfume?

    Black Afgano
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    Re: Most dreary fragrance?

    Montale Dark Aoud
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    Re: What happened to forum members of the past?

    I've been here almost since the beginning (as Ailrc) and I too take breaks from the madness that is fragrance collecting. I even remember the Cologne Guy website.
    Drooling at all the beautiful...
  6. Re: Which of these colognes are suitable for my dog

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    Re: scent that makes you feel most like a king

    http://perfumomania.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/iamking_seanjohn11.jpg
    Ahhh.... maybe NOT.
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    When you're going to spend this much money, I advise sampling first. I got mine at The Perfumed Court.
    My last group of samples included Tom Ford Neroli Portofino and Acqua Di Parma Colonia...
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    Re: 3 Fragrances every young man should have !

    something fresh: citrus or aquatic
    something conservative: woody/fougere
    something for dates/nightlife: gourmand/oriental

    For a guy in his 20's to 30's I'd go with:
    Aqua Di Gio or Chanel Pour...
  10. Re: On the whole " That fragrance smells dated thing" or " generic" even..

    Dated and generic are.. well... generic terms. Very non-specific.

    That's why I appreciate foetidus' reviews. He puts a lot of thought into them and to me is the gold standard. :smiley:
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    Re: Will I like Serge Lutens Fille En Aiguilles?

    I just tried my samples of FEA and Norne.

    Norne - Foresty, camphorous

    FEA - Piney, resinous, incense

    Fille en Aiguilles
    Offering relief from the
    sun's rays, the pine shelters
    its...
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    Re: Calvin Klien Euphoria Gold thoughts?

    :grin::grin:
  13. Re: Which house tells the most interesting story?

    Looks like Basenotes is now a political website...
  14. Re: Looking for a cheap refreshing and ice cold citrus scent

    M;0░С by Masak´ Matsush´ma
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26133782.html
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    Re: Fragrance for a long flight.

    You just can't go wrong with Creed Pure White Cologne.
    You have a very nice selection to choose from.
  16. Re: "And the fragrances) I dislike the most are..."

    Montale Aoud Cuir d’Arabie - "fecal"
    Montale Dark Aoud - "sinister"
    MFK Oud Velvet Mood and Oud Cashmere Mood - "burning tires"
    Pure Oud By Killian and Oud Mona di Orio - "barnyard"

    ...I guess...
  17. Re: Classic gentlemen scents on a young guy, what do you think?

    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Armani Eau Pour Homme

    These are easy to like.
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    Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    I understand that some may perceive you as some kind of "girly man". Friends and relatives may give you some no-so-good-natured ribbing.
    All I can do is tell you to wear it proudly. When they ask...
  19. Re: FAHRENHEIT by Christian Dior: a 10- batches review (1993-2014)

    I believe mine is from 1990.
    It was a very good year...
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    http://fashionpulsedaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Screen-shot-2010-07-30-at-11.00.47-AM.png
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    Re: $4000 to spare on colognes! What would you buy?

    I would do a lot of testing on some of the heavily hyped scents and see what I like.
    You can only wear so much...
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    Re: Suggestion request : woody-spicy fragrance

    New York by Parfums de Nicola´
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    Re: Best branded male fragrance

    For simplicity I like the Dior exclusives.
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    Re: Best branded male fragrance

    The whole Xerjoff line makes me drool - like Nio with its art deco engraving and silk bag... mmmmm.
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    Re: What Cologne Do You Hate to Admit You Like?

    I guess I missed the boat in 1995. I sometimes show up late for the party.
    JPG Le Male

    I was too old for this in '95, what the hell am I doing with it now?
    It makes me happy.
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    Re: New: Joop! Homme Extreme

    Okay, I'll try it... oh oh!
    http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/AN8dmKgrn64/maxresdefault.jpg
  27. Re: Your most loved and hated note in perfumery currently.

    Fave: Neroli
    Dislike: Oud/Aoud/Oudh
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    Re: Best of these $20 "citrus" colognes?

    Nope. I think it's just fine for any man.
  29. Poll: Re: Suicidal Question: How similar are GIT and Cool Water?

    Cool Water has a peppermint and geranium thing going on.
    I get a violet leaf and verbena scent with GIT.

    Slightly similar but not the same.
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    Re: Penhaligons Deals

    Looks good!
    Could you please point me out to this deal? - Sartorial (1.7 EDT, gel and DEO) $59.99
    I can't seem to find it.
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    +3
    If I was driving, I would have gotten into an accident! You saved me a lot of time saying exactly what I wanted to say.:beer:
    Remember only the good stuff smells like poo (Dior, Mona di Orio)...
  32. Re: Are fragrances slowly being removed from society?

    When they came for the cigarettes, you didn't mind because you weren't a smoker.
    When the they came for your frags... you get the picture.
    This is what happens when a single person claims to be...
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    Re: Don't compliments from males matter?

    I appreciate all compliments from anyone.
  34. Thread: Tactical Nuke

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    Re: Tactical Nuke

    I think mixing Joop! and 1 Million is written about in the book of Revelations. :evil:
  35. Re: Anyone ever get sent 2 fragrances instead of one?

    I ordered 1.7 oz Bvlgari Aqua from Fragrancenet, received 3.4 oz instead.
    I was charged for the 1.7 oz only. I never complained.:thumbsup:
  36. Thread: Tactical Nuke

    by weylin
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    Re: Tactical Nuke

    No - but I wish I had free handouts of clinical deodorant to give out to people who think body odour is sexy.
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    Re: No More Love For the Classic Eau Sauvage?

    I was just wearing this one yesterday and I was thinking this could be the mens answer to Chanel No. 5.
    What I mean is it's always in style. It's in the same league as Chanel Pour Monsieur but I...
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    Re: Thoughts on the Guerlain Homme line

    I've never tried it or even seen it before last week. It was $20 at my local drug store... I may give it a go.
    I also have Virgin Island Water in my rotation - tough competition for SSSB.
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    Re: Thoughts on the Guerlain Homme line

    I'm a big Guerlain Homme fan. A few years ago I purchased Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche for my trip to the Caribbean. While at the airport, I tested some Guerlain Homme before boarding the...
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    Re: Future iconic fagrances

    Almost anything that is:
    -discontinued
    -reformulated
    -very difficult to find
    -more expensive than Creed or Bond #9
    -parfum, extrait, or intense versions
    -Tom Ford (Private Blend collection only)
  41. Re: Summer suggestions for lover of original Polo?

    Because you like Polo, you may be a fan of chypres.

    Chypre
    "This sharp scent is based on harmony of oak moss, labdanum, patchouli and bergamot."

    You also may like:
    Coriolan (if you can find...
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    Re: So I tried Aventus

    I have only tried two different batches but the first batch fragrance was non-existent and the second was too birchy/smoky. I gave up.
    I also have MI, VIW and GIT and think they are great.

    I...
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    Re: fragrance for caribbean vacation

    Guerlain Homme
  44. Re: Whats the quickest amount of time you returned/sold a fragrance after receiving it and what was

    I returned Givenchy pour Homme to the store within an hour of buying it. They weren't too keen on taking it back.
    One of the weakest scents I've ever tried.

    I purchased Aventus blind online and...
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    Re: Beware royalperfumery.ca!

    Thanks for the support folks!

    As a follow-up, I just received an e-mail from PayPal telling me that my money has been refunded.
    Too bad royalperfumery didn't do this in the first place.
    I really...
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    Re: Polo by Ralph Lauren Reformulated?

    I have a teeny-tiny bottle of the original and I purchased a new bottle last year.
    I believe the new version uses tree moss instead of oakmoss but the difference is very slight.
    The new Polo is...
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    Beware royalperfumery.ca!

    It might be a good idea to have a pinned list of retailers to avoid.
    I placed an order with Royalperfumery on May 31 and have not had a reply since.
    The money was taken from Mastercard to PayPal. ...
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    Re: Which cologne(s) should I get?

    I think you would like D&G The One.
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    Re: A Men Pure Havane - Blind buy?

    Looking at your comments I would say NOT... but Anthony Hopkins might like it . :laugh:
  50. Re: Is 1 Million more versatile than some of us give it credit for (myself included)?

    It's not only what you wear, but how you wear it.
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    Re: The best summer scent in my opinion

    I always got a fresh fir smell from Sung Homme. Same with Camp Beverly Hills.
    I found them most fresh and pleasant.

    My favourite summer scent is Guerlain Homme.
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    Re: Rive Gauche vs. Sartorial

    Both are fougeres.

    Fougere compositions include notes of lavender, geranium, moss and wood. This group primarily includes perfumes for men.

    I like both very much. (Sartorial is now my next...
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island Water

    VIW is a vacation in a bottle.
  54. Thread: Bygones

    by weylin
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    Re: Bygones

    L'eau d'Issey Pour Homme & Aqua di Gio. Too sharp.

    AND ALMOST ANYTHING WITH AOUD/OUD!!!
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    Re: What Makes These Colognes Smell "Sexy"?!?!?

    Many seem to associate oriental scents as warm and romantic and therefore sexy.
    Some also find fresh fougeres to be sexy.

    Sexy is in the nose of the beholder.
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    Creed MI lasts a long time, but very close to the skin.
    Same with Creed Himalaya.
    GIT lasts a long time for me and projects very well.
    Gucci PH1 dies out in under an hour.
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    Re: Lavender-Based Colognes?

    Have been digging JPG Le Male lately. My next purchase.
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    Re: Dior Homme Vs Dior Homme Intense

    I have the original DH and find it fresher than the somewhat sticky newer DHI.
    DH stays fairly close to the skin while DHI projects more.
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    Re: Need some advice on my next fragrance

    Chanel Egoiste Platinum is similar to Montblanc Legend so I would pick one of the other two.
    Guerlain Homme is a fresh lime, mint vetiver mojito-like fragrance that works well in the warmer weather....
  60. Re: CORIOLAN by Guerlain, the "failed" Masterpiece: a 100-pictures mammoth review.

    Great article!

    I bought this one blind in a tin gift pack and love it.
    A few years ago a small perfume shop in my area had 3 unopened small bottles for sale at $19.99 each.
    Like an idiot, I...
  61. Re: GIT - Full bottle worthy or just "ho-hum"....Im on the fence with having this one in my collecti

    GIT can really impress. It's very green and fresh.
    One of the closest things to a "sure thing" scent.
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    Re: pencil shavings?

    It could be Iso E Super which is found in many fragrances.
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    Re: a sense with woody and earthy

    I find Black Afgano both woody and earthy. Rich and moist like the woods after a rainfall.
    I sometimes wear a fragrance that reflects my environment and mood.
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    Re: What is your most used fragrance?

    We're now in the full swing of spring (finally) and my top guns are:
    Green Irish Tweed
    Guerlain Homme
    Terre d'Hermes

    with support from...
    Himalaya
    Virgin Island Water
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    Re: How do you acquire most of your samples?

    All of my samples have been purchased from Luckyscent. I wish they could send their bottles through USPS as well.
    High end stores are limited in my area, overpriced and cheap giving out samples.
    I...
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    Re: Looking for a good summer fragrance

    Hey John. Generally speaking, citrus, aquatic and vetiver based fragrances are good for warm weather because they don't tend to get as cloying as spicy orientals.
  67. Re: Canadian not very happy :( Anyone know any good Canadian online fragrance stores?

    http://www.fragrancex.com/
    http://www.perfumedeals.com/
    http://ca.cosmeticsnow.com/
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    Re: Similar to Geir Ness

    Swiss Army is pretty close.
  69. Re: If you had to chose only 1 cologne to wear for the next 5 years what would it be?

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Has anyone ever insulted your fragrance?

    I didn't know you met Sarah Jessica Parker!:2vrolijk_08:
  71. Re: What's That One Mainstream Fragrance That You Love

    Guerlain Homme took a beating but I loved it on first smell and is a regular in my summer rotation.
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    Re: Getting dad cologne for christmas

    Terre d'Hermes
  73. Re: I wonder how much of our respective passions for fragrance...

    I was plenty insecure in my youth but my passion for fragrance has nothing to do with it.
    It started with aftershaves. Boys didn't wear fragrance but men did.
    As I tried different aftershaves...
  74. Re: Christmas comes but once a year--what are you wearing this holiday season?

    The funny thing is, I was one of those who got the lady's purse on my very first sniff....
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Vetiver Extraordinaire used to be my achilles heel. Now I'm fascinated by it.
    I find that given enough time, I can "get" almost any perfume.
  76. Re: Christmas comes but once a year--what are you wearing this holiday season?

    I'm saving Dior Homme Intense for Christmas.
    Some of you may have heard of that one before.:shocked:
  77. Re: Best fragrance to wear when a girl asks you to tie her up and do naughty things to her?

    Knize Ten. When she smells this, she may think you're not kidding.23195
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    Re: Easy to wear vs. Hard to Wear Houses...

    My feelings exactly.
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    Re: Himalaya for $86. Worth it?

    It's a bloody steal!
    Great in the summer or winter.
    Fresh and cool in the beginning, rich and smooth on drydown.
    Weak sillage but decent longevity.
    Works for young and older guys.
    Girls (women)...
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    Re: High cost perfumes, low cost packaging.

    This looks like a problem with the re seller, not Creed.
    If I were to purchase one of these I would need to smell it first, then I would expect to get it at a greatly reduced price like a tester.
  81. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    In the past, I have seen Rive Gauche Pour Homme for $25 at Walmart. I have also purchased Rochas Lui from Fragrancenet for $30 for a large tester. These are both top-notch fragrances.
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    Re: Looking for an aquatic-peppery masculine scent

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
  83. Re: Which do you buy backup because you like it so much

    Only 1 backup 50ml Corliolan
    It was only $19.95 :shocked:
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    Re: Need help identifying a fragrance (1980s)

    My guess is Giorgio Beverly Hills for Men.
    It came out around 1984.

    Giorgio for Men by Giorgio Beverly Hills is a Oriental Woody fragrance for men. Giorgio for Men was launched in 1984. Top notes...
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    Re: Where to buy Creed SMW or GIT

    I recently bought a 4 oz GIT from
    http://www.perfumedeals.com/

    One of the best purchases I ever made.
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    Re: If you're a Mafia boss, what would you were?

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    Mazzolari Lui
  87. Re: Think of the most over-powering cologne to ever overwhelm you negatively...

    I wanted to try the new scent - Paco Rabanne One Million - so I sprayed my forearm a couple of times at the store before going to my friends' place.
    Within 10 minutes I was washing my arm....
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    Re: When you can't decide...

    Summer = Guerlain Homme time for me.
    Fall/Winter = M7, Dior Homme Intense, Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: What " Niche Brand " is your favorite?

    Creed - I can get most at a good discount and find them easy to wear.
    I like the quality of the Montales' I've sampled.
    The CdGs' are always interesting.
    Amouage Epic is amazing.

    There are so...
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    Re: Perfume for Veterans'Day/Armistice Day 2013

    I'm thinking that the soldier is in a perfume shoppe planning on bringing something home for the missus.

    For some, this was their first trip to France.
    For many, this was their last.

    They...
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    Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    Please note unfortunately, we are currently not offering delivery service to Canada. We have temporarily suspended our shipping services so that we can enhance our Canadian shopping experience....
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    Got these both for the regular GIT price.
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    Gucci Pour Homme

    21378
    Green Irish Tweed
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    Favorite Wood Fragrances

    Hey again BN'ers,
    Your responses to my question about citrus based frags were very helpful. I'm wondering what your favorite wood-centric frags are.
    Pine
    Cedar
    Fir
    Oak
    Birch
    ... whatever you...
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    Re: A Cologne To Save Your Life

    Joop! in one hand, 1 Million in the other. Even if it didn't stop the perp, it would make it easy to find him.
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    Re: What is your favorite TV character wearing?

    I'm going to guess that Don Draper (Mad Men) would wear Chanel Pour Monsieur.

    Tony Soprano might have worn CK One, but that's what was popular when the show was filmed. And besides, he hung out...
  96. Re: Looking for a new, tropical, signature fragrance!

    By Killian Straight to Heaven has an excellent rum note along with a patchouli note.
    Expensive, but very good - a must sample.
  97. Re: Grail Samples on the way...Invasion Barbare and Pure Distance M

    I got both in my last sample order and they are terrific (and expensive!) :cry:
    I also got Sartorial and will buy it soon.
  98. Re: Cologne experts what cologne smells like watermelon all day long

    I heard this one smells like watermelon:
    Chic for Men
    BY CAROLINA HERRERA
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122610.html
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    Re: Don be no cloud on sunny day mon!

    Guerlain Homme is my goto fragrance for summer.
    Now if only the damn weather would co-operate. :tongue:
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    Re: A "better" Versace pour homme??(excl ahs)

    I think he means similar to Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir.
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