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    Re: Im content with my small collection. Are you?

    Whats up BN... Stopping by to say hi! Nothings changed around here... Y'all are some crazy addicts. :)
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    Re: Any Mont Blanc fans?

    I think Legend is great stuff.
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    Re: Any NEW clean/soapy scents?

    New? no, but you have the basics covered with Gendarme and OV. Those are my personal favorite cleans.
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    Re: A&F Fierce -- Size will matter

    A quick way for them to profit $495 each
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    Re: Oud based collection

    I like the offerings from Bond9 even though theyre synthetic. NY oud and Signature perfume are the ones I like for evening wear
  6. Re: Okay, so I received my vintage Fahrenheit in the mail today

    Good deal! Im down to about 20% of my original bottle from the 90s. The juice has thickened and the smell is better than ever. I love the stuff.
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    Re: Which two scents are the closest to identical?

    Perry Ellis white = Le male 96.97698%
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    Re: Ambergris / IsoE dominant frags

    I actually love Light Blue for women on women. Labels dont bother me so its something I should try out.

    Alfrom- Thanks for the suggestion. Looks like a potential winner. Ill definitely check...
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    Ambergris / IsoE dominant frags

    Whats up everyone. Im back on the hunt for a duo of notes. I dont know exactly how Ambergris smells as a single note, but I do love the colognes that contain it so I have a pretty good idea of its...
  10. Re: buying expensive 5 - 10 ml spray samples is the most economic way to go for me

    Less is more in this hobby. Ive learned that the ($) hard way. To the guys with hundreds of bottles, You Cray Doo!
  11. Re: If you could "force" someone to buy a sample of a niche frag...

    C&S no88 or Jubilation. Something beautifully composed so they dont get a bad impression of niche.
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    Re: Kouros has competition?

    Think there's a market for my bottled piss after eating a grip of asparagus?
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    Re: 5 Colognes That would wear Chuck Norris?

    Whatever is on the opposite smell spectrum of DHI.
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    Re: The last fragrance you scrubbed off...

    My last scrub off was actually APOM pour homme. It nearly sickened me.
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    Re: What is your favorite Niche perfume house?

    My favorites in my collection come from Amouage and Creed and if I had to choose one, it would be Amouage.
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    Re: Spotted at.....Fry's Electronics??

    Unbelievable!
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    Re: Amouage Honour Man Cheaper Equivalent

    I would say Bulgari MAN layered with EPIC
  18. Thread: Gendarme

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    Re: Gendarme

    Gendarme is a must own in everyone's collection. Its one of the few that is loved by everyone (outside BN of course) Its flat out pleasant smelling.
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    Re: Boy finds 600g lump of Ambergris on beach!

    Creed is finding new technology on how to get sperm whales hungover.
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    Re: Amouage Reflection Man

    I love the stuff.
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    Re: Used to hate it... now I LOVE it

    I loved it and now like it a lot. Lost the love but that could be a seasonal thing.
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    Re: Major ebay defrag: is it one of us?

    That is 100% with out a doubt a BN member. Normal people dont collect colognes like that.
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    Re: Favorite Clean/Fresh Fragrance?

    Gendarme. Leaves a great first impression on everyone.
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    Re: Trying Heeleys Sel Marin For The First Time

    This one is on my very small "must try" list. What separates this apart from other aquatics? Is there a stand out note that gives you the wow or is it just perfectly composed? Does it last and...
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    Re: Similarity between Himalaya and Live Jazz?

    They are completely different. One is spicy and the other is cold. If you like them both, a fragrance that smells like a hybrid of them is Chez bond. It carries that cool and spicy quality found...
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    Re: Date night fragrance

    By man
    Reflection man
    Canali black
  27. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    Curve
    By man
    Aventus
    Fahrenheit

    I would die a happy man if any one of these were sprayed on me at my funeral.
  28. Re: Finally tried Polo Green - what in the he** man?!?!

    I may be a fan of this if I reach 100
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    Re: My Amouage Attar Addiction

    Holy nutbuster pic :shocked:

    Edit: 1000th post. Sweet!
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    Re: Why oh why didn't I ask...

    Happened to me... Told myself after, if I ever come across a stunner like that again, im asking no matter what.
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    Re: CK Shock Discontinued ALREADY???

    Shock? Not
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    Re: fresh, citrusy, marine niche scent!

    note to self... Try heeley sel marin
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    Re: YSL: La nuit de L'homme vs L'homme.

    La Nuit if you want to smell less generic. Lhomme is your run of the mill type cologne that smells similar to hundreds of other designer frags.
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    Re: Original Vetiver or Silver Mountain Water

    SMW is better IMO. For a vetiver, OV is fresh and clean smelling. It smells very good but the amazing topnotes fade away too quickly.
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    Re: Which Aquatic is Better?

    Bulgari aqua is a solid blue fragrance. I would recommend it to anyone looking for an aquatic.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense -WTF ?

    LOLOLOL dont make fun of the greatetht fragranth ever created guyth.
  37. Re: First 10 minutes of wearing Terre D'hermes Parfum! I have to say, this is really....

    This is one you really need to smell on someone else to notice how good it is.
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    Re: Amouage Interlude

    Im interested in sampling this one also. Love the amouage house. How does it compare to Jub?
  39. Re: 8/10 for $130 or 3 different bottle that are 6.75/10 for $95

    Lifes too short for 8 or less out of 10 fragrances. Save your money and get your holy grail
  40. Re: "Hi Haters" - Your guilty pleasure scent that you have no shame in sharing!!

    a milli
    a milli
    a milli
    a milli

    1 million
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense -WTF ?

    DHI is magical...
    I sprayed it on my receding hairline, now I have fabio hair and got laid
    Had a bad breakout on my forehead, sprayed some there and skin turned baby butt smooth then got laid...
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    Re: Why is my Creed wrapped in cellophane?

    either A. fake or B. grey market product. Nothing wrong with grey market stuff. Check the spray nozzle to find out for sure.
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    Re: Suggestions Please!

    +1 on rochas man. affordable, long lasting, great projection, smells awesome and ladies love it. Cant go wrong
  44. Poll: Re: Liz Clairborne Curve for men vs Abercrombie and Fitch Fierce

    Even if they were equal in pricing, I would still get curve.
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    Re: Advice about Bond no. 9 fragrances

    Cooper square is one of the better offerings from Bond.
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    Re: Question on pure havane

    Absolutely if you like Amen and Tof. If you can imagine tof with a hint of honey and tobacco with less of the pepper, you can get an idea of how ph smells.
  47. Re: The Smell for Less: Inexpensive copies of niche

    Amouage Honour man and Bvlgari MAN have similarities. Honour TRUMPS bvlgari but its a cheap alternative to the amazing peppery honour.
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    Re: Fahrenheit smells feminine

    Trolling are we?
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    Re: Cologne Recognition

    If I told ya, id have to kill ya
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    Poll: Re: Vote on Creed Bois du Portugal

    A mans man cologne.
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    Re: Sexy, projecting summer fragrance?

    I will blind buy into this hype now.
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    Poll: Re: Which to blind buy?

    Versace. Safe and more versatile

    Rochas man is very good too. Get both duh!
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    Re: Kokorico: very underrated/overlooked?

    I was at Houston's massive airport and came across a fragrance store. I was excited to see kokorico sitting on the shelf to be tested. Having never smelled nor even looked at the note breakdown, I...
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    Re: Whats good from Givenchy?

    Xeryus and Very irresistible are worth a sniff.
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    Re: Definitive D&G 'By Man' Fake thread

    White cap = real
    anything else = fake

    Thats all there is to it.
  56. Re: My (Unfortunately) Most-Complimented Cologne: Curve Revisited

    Nothing sad about it. Curve is cheap and amazing. Cant always be fine dining. Sometimes your body wants a dirty filthy street dog from time to time.
  57. Re: Difference between Bulgari Black and Fahrenheit Absolute?

    One smells like a baby powder truck crashed into a tire shop while the other one smells like a mechanic shop with synthetic oud leaking seeping from the walls.
  58. Re: Curve for Men smells like a poor man Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Mmmmm curve. Very distinct smell and those who know it can detect it from a mile away. I dont get the PE vibe and I also think curve is better of the two. You want compliments, your at the right...
  59. Re: Feels good to be back, what scents should I sample?

    Sounds like your bank will be empty once again. Welcome back
  60. Re: Fragrances you keep going back to even though you don't like them???

    x2 on Kouros. Sometimes I enjoy smelling like a portapotty but never in public.
  61. Re: Invasion Barbare: Help me rationalize this blind buy

    So I guess it wasnt worth the price :(
  62. Re: Woody: Chene by Serge Lutens vs Wonderwood by Comme des Garcons

    Chene is one of SL better offerings. Boozy maple syrup. mmmmm
  63. Re: Having difficulty finding a predominant cured tobacco note.

    Good luck on your quest. I hope you find what your looking for im sure its out there somewhere
  64. Re: Which cheapie did you wear in high school that got you massive compliments?????

    Curve and Candies. Compliments up the Ay
  65. Re: The Basenotes Fragrance Championship: FINAL ROUND

    Green Tweed of the Irish kind
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    Poll: Re: Azzaro Chrome Legend vs Nautica Voyage!

    The None option makes this poll easy. If it were between the two, Voyage.
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    Re: Your Motive/reason for having MANY Colognes

    My take on having 50+ bottles is selling 40+ of the ones you try to convince yourself you love but dont. Keep the ones you truly cant live without.
  68. Re: Eau de Patou - well-aged bottle - incense note in drydown is a stunner!

    Like fine wine. Use it at its peak or it may turn sour in time.
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    Re: Identifying note in Bvlgari pour Homme

    Im shocked anyone can hate this one.
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    Re: Overlooked Houses containing a Hidden Gem

    Kanon- Norwegian wood. Under $10 and smells phenomenal
  71. Re: Comme Des Garçons: Amazingreen! A new fragrance!

    Cult brands need to stay true to who they are. Going mainstream only classifies them with the rest.
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    Re: The Basenotes Fragrance Championship: Round 3

    Concur
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    Re: Let's try some Amouage...

    Waiting on your thoughts on Honour and Reflection. I find these two addicting
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    Re: I don't get the Dior Homme/Intense hype..

    Its good. Nothing crazy just good.
  75. Re: Its 90 degrees tomorrow and im going on a first date. Which one should i pick from my collectio

    La Nuit. For sure
  76. Re: Dior's Fahrenhiet VS Metal jeans man by beverly hills 90210

    Interesting... Vintage fahrenhiet is a classic and one of my favorites. Ill have to keep my eye out for this one.
  77. Thread: Spicy Oriental

    by PradaG
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    Re: Spicy Oriental

    Go with Egoiste.
  78. Re: Tobacco Vanille for a beach gathering at night?

    I wouldnt. Youll feel sticky. Go with something fresh and salty. Save TV for indoor cool winter nights.
  79. Re: Creed Bois du Portgal. Where has all the love gone?

    BDP is a very rich scent. A manly mans scent. Think Vegas, Casino, Gambling and hookers. This is the vibe I get with this one. I think Royal oud has similarities but its toned down and more wimpy...
  80. Re: Amouage " interlude " is in the market. Are there any clues yet about it ???

    Let your nose decide. They are all beautiful in their own way. This is one of those houses where you cant get enough of just one scent. I think im gonna spray some Lyric on my wrist so I can enjoy...
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva for work?

    Its a great scent
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    Poll: Re: Your Top 5 Creeds

    Aventus
    MI
    Royal Oud
    SMW
    GIT


    This is my top 5 of the ones you listed
  83. Re: " zero " (0 ) negative reviews in the base notes evaluation...mention 5 fragances..

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26128774.html

    One of my favorites and shoulda/coulda/woulda been the hype train frag if it were made by Dior.
  84. Re: Pre-formulated Dior Homme Intense vs Re-formulated

    They're still threads going on about this?
  85. Thread: Best under $125

    by PradaG
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    Re: Best under $125

    $125 is quite a budget for a bottle. What's your style?
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    Im content with my small collection. Are you?

    Ive been absent for a bit because ive been very pleased with the bottles I have in my small collection. When I first joined BN, I fell into the hype trap and fount myself blind buying and sampling...
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    8 sprays of anything in an office environment will stuff the air up.
  88. Re: Which Pure Has/ Will Have more Value ?......in the future

    1 million since its made of a gold bar. Gold is projected to appreciate in the future. The only reason people pay high dollar for the Pure line is because of BN hype and youtube reviews. The...
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    Re: Just step away from the counter...

    Ive thinned out my collection big time and been absent on this site for this reason. My $ has been spent wisely lately. There are just waaaaaaay to many frags out there to be content with a...
  90. Re: If you could only own 1 Bottle from BOND No.9 Which one would it be?

    Wow not one mention of Cooper Square yet? From the ones I have sampled, this would be my choice. Its pretty fantastic
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    Re: Projection - overrated quality?

    If it aint getting noticed by others, it aint in my collection. Projection is as important as longevity for me. I cant stand quiet subtle frags.
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    Re: Father's day gift suggestions?

    Ferre for men. Its a classic that gets no talk around here but it smells of class, money and power.
  93. Re: Which scent gets you the most male compliments?

    Original Fahrenheit hands down.
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    Re: Iso E's introduction in the fragrance world?

    Wow thanks everyone for the info. I can definitely detect it in the popular moderns listed above. Its a very noticeable note when they use it in large doses. Same relative drydown to my nose but I...
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    Re: Fragrance Insurance

    I think if burglars break in to your place, the 2nd to last thing theyll be looking for is your cologne. Last thing would probably be socks and draws
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    Iso E's introduction in the fragrance world?

    When was this molecule first introduced into the world of fragrance? Id like to go back in time and sniff out the originals containing this stuff.
  97. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Buy responsibly Basenotes. Dont clean them out to resell on ebay. Sharing is caring
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    Re: Fragrances that smell like lemon soap?

    HM hanae mori
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    Re: whats the best creed scent for fall/winter

    X2 on royal oud. I like smelling warm and spicy during fall and winter evenings
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    Re: Creed Royal Exclusives now in 1 oz?

    $205 per oz? ouch
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