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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Terre d'Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.24060.jpg
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    What would you like?
  3. Re: Getting really awful longevity with Bleu de Chanel

    Although I can't say for sure, I believe this has been reformulated. My bottle from around the time of the original release seems much stronger than what's out there now.
  4. Re: Got Amen Pure wood for X mas....not feeling it :-(

    Tried it today. Didn't notice much difference from the original A*Men until well into it's development. I was hoping for something original, shoulda known better. I do like it though, just found it...
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    Re: Intenso Dolce & Gabanna now at Macys

    Tried this a couple weeks back. Wasn't impressed.
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    Re: For Xmas I received.......

    Thanks! I'm really excited for it. Congrats to you as well!
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    Re: For Xmas I received.......

    Nah. They'd have to drive an hour to the nearest high end department store, so I didn't want to burden them. Plus, a new acoustic guitar is currently at the top of my wishlist.

    I did buy myself a...
  8. Re: Amouage interlude man with magnetic caps

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/394879-Just-got-my-Interlude-Man
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    Re: Copycat of aventus?

    Yes, it smells like Aventus.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/387364-Mazzolari-Nero-(yet-another-Aventus-copy)?highlight=
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 25, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.25780.jpg
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    Re: For Xmas I received.......

    Gift certificates for the local music store. :huh:

    No fragrances for me.
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    Re: Royal oud blind buy ?

    Although RO is one of my absolute favorites, I wouldn't recommend a BB in this price range. Get a sample first.
  13. Poll: Re: Which fragrance to buy? Poll: interlude, carner barcelona, vetiver fatal, black afgano

    Interlude for sure. You'll grow into it! :grin:
  14. Re: Burr gives Infusion d'Homme by Prada four stars

    How many for you?
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Amouage Opus VI

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.18429.jpg

    Bentley Intense

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    Re: Help me understand Balenciaga pour Homme

    Yes. A little less than I paid.
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    Re: Behold - The Immortelle Thread!

    I really enjoyed this one as well.
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    Re: Piguet Bois Bleu

    I wanted to try it, but the reviews put me off. Good to know its worth a look!

    If you end up going for it, Fragrancex currently have it in stock.
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    I'll be seeing family so I want something discreet and crowd pleasing. Thinking about Guerlain L'Homme Ideal. I'm really starting to come around on this one after slamming it when it first came out. ...
  20. [US + CANADA] Re: Herrera for Men, Escada PH, Varvatos, +many more (shipping worldwide)

    Bump
  21. [US + CANADA] Re: US&Can Preferred WW Possible: Bottles and tons of Decants/Samples for Swap!

    Bump
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    Re: Pure White Cologne Alternative??

    Perhaps a split is the way to go.
  23. Re: Wall Street by Bond No 9 gotta be the worst smelling fragrance ever

    Try:

    Riverside Drive
    Bleecker St
    Eau de NY
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    http://www.cybercucina.com/pi/L-Erbolario-Lodi/Corteccia-Bark-Acqua-Di-Profumo-Eau-De-Parfum-LErbolario-Lodi/770-l/

    L'Erbolario Corteccia
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    Re: Tropical Holiday Cheapie

    Perhaps Adam Levine for men. Very tropical smelling with notes of mango, guava etc. Inexpensive, but maybe a bit more than $20.
  26. Re: For Aventus lovers, a potential explanation of batch variation

    I actually prefer the "horrific 2010 batches". :smiley:

    My 2011 bottle is noticeably weaker.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/63103.jpg
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    Re: Any love for Valentino Uomo?

    I like it, but find it just a bit too sweet. I'll stick with Dior Homme.
  29. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Agree, although for me, price plays a large role as well.
  30. Re: Wall Street by Bond No 9 gotta be the worst smelling fragrance ever

    It stinks, but I think Coney Island smells much worse.
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    Re: Smelling good or Standing out?

    Why not both? I'm wearing Tam Dao right now. I think it's unique, and smells wonderful. I've never understood the notion that niche fragrances don't smell good, and can't be appreciated by people who...
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    Re: Neroli Portofino OR Mandarino Di Amalfi

    If you'll allow me to state the obvious, it is similar to Neroli Portofino, but with a much stronger mandarin orange topnote. FWIW I liked it much more than Costa Azzurra, but I do prefer NP. If I...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 22, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.25524.jpg
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Re samples: I requested a sample of Sadanne with my Black Friday order, and sure enough, there was a 2ml atomizer included in the box.
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    Re: Significant Other Overrules

    She only comments on my SOTD when she has something positive to say, otherwise she doesn't say anything.
  36. Re: Looking for a "bad boy" rum and oceanic fragrance.

    Try Cuba by Czech & Speake.
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    Re: Bond no9 Bleecker st. is a masterpiece

    Ralph Lauren Purple Label, or maybe Romance Silver?

    I like it well enough, but not FBW for me.
  38. Re: Fragrance went from "I like it well enough to buy it" to "get this off of me!"

    Can't say I've ever had that much of a swing. I've gone from like well enough, to terribly bored of a fragrance, but never all the way to repulsion.
  39. Re: Bone-dry niche fragrance to add to my collection?

    If you enjoy Bois d’Ascèse, have a look at Masque Milano Russian Tea Ritual. It's similar to Bois d’Ascèse, but adds a mint tea accord. I believe it was created by the same perfumer.
  40. Re: Should we expect a new Creed "main line" release in 2015?

    Rerelease Windsor and I'd be happy.
  41. Re: Suggest cheap perfumes that smell like expensive ones.

    Insert Lomani fragrance here...
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, December 19, 2014

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26144075-8414.jpg
  43. Re: A fragrance as animalic as Frankenstein? One that will free your mind!

    Le Labo Oud 27
  44. Re: Creed is probably my least favourite company due to my experiences.

    How do you like your bottle of Al Rehab Silver?
  45. Re: is this creed green irish tweed fake? not opened sealed box yet...

    Yes. Creed fragrances aren't supposed to be wrapped in cellophane anyways, but this is NOT an indication of a fake. Are you familiar with how GIT is supposed to smell?
  46. Re: is this creed green irish tweed fake? not opened sealed box yet...

    Where did you buy it?
  47. Thread: Lacoste L!VE

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    Re: Lacoste L!VE

    I remember it having a nice lime opening that reminded me of Sprite/7Up, but it went downhill from there.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, December 18, 2014

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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    How dare you! :)
  50. Re: Armouage Dia Man: I can't smell it, but it's there

    Olfactory fatigue. Dia is subtle as far as Amouage frags go.
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    Re: It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    Same here.
  52. Thread: Cdg starter?

    by JiveHippo
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    Re: Cdg starter?

    CdG have plenty of fragrances that are safe as far as BBs go. Amazingreen, the Blue line, the Play line, Kyoto etc. They're not what I'd call daring fragrances.
  53. Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.23284.jpg

    Bring the bottle and reapply liberally throughout the night.
  54. Re: Semi-blind bought AdP Oud, what to expect?

    Oh gawd. Yes, looks real to me.
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    Re: YSL L'homme collection

    Well in that case, it's a good thing my reason for wearing fragrances is NOT to attract women.
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    Re: YSL L'homme collection

    Some of the worst fragrances YSL have ever produced. L'homme Parfum is especially nasty. I'd take M7, Opium, and Rive Gauche over any of them.
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    Re: Creed Aventus Is A Waste Of Money

    Guess again, Kal. :)
  58. Re: Creed box differences, NM vs Fragrancenet

    +1. Creed change their packaging all the time.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Seems that a magnetic Amouage cap is bad news. Rumor is that they've reformulated their scents, and the newer bottles have a magnetic cap.

    FWIW I've purchased 2 Amouage testers from fragrancenet...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    Every time I go to Sephora, their Dior Homme tester is nearly empty. Now perhaps my town is full of fragrance aficionados, but probably not. Me thinks It's pretty well liked by the masses.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    Why must you do this to me? I'd sell my first born and get both. :)


    Honestly though, if I could only choose one, it would be DH for its versatility.
  62. Re: Extraordinary Dry Downs and Bases: What Are The Standouts?

    Absolutely! I remember testing Jeke and not being too thrilled with it, but then waking up to the most beautiful vanilla smell. I couldn't believe it was the same fragrance.

    Another is Musc...
  63. Re: F by Ferragamo Black (F Black by Salvatore Ferragamo)

    Ya, that was kinda my point... :rolleyesold:
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    Re: what is your favorite montale and why?

    Aoud Cuir D'Arabie
  65. Re: F by Ferragamo Black (F Black by Salvatore Ferragamo)

    Created by Olivier Polge so that explains the similarity to Chanel Allure. It's an ok fragrance, but I prefer the original F by Feragammo. I don't see the relation to La Nuit.
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    Re: How is L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme?

    155 reviews in the BN directory. Probably a good place to start...
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    Re: What is your favorite Amouge?! and WHY?

    Fate Woman & Beloved Man. Both smell amazing to me.
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    Re: Fake Amouage???

    How many fake bottles of perfume have you purchased from lilydirect?
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    Re: Fake Amouage???

    It was an unboxed tester and they were running a 25% off code.

    I've bought quite a few L'Artisans from Lilydirect. All were $60-80 for a 100ml, and I can assure you, they're authentic.

    Just...
  70. Re: New Canadian perfume house "Zoologist Perfumes"

    Wow. This arrived today. Fastest turnaround I've ever experienced. Will report back once I give em a sniff.
  71. Re: Identify as many of these designer frags as possible

    Oh ok, lol. You got me! :cheesy:

    My top ten, in no particular order:
    Eau Des Baux
    Spicebomb
    Hanae Mori HiM
    Polo
    Halston Man Amber
    Mugler Pure Havane
    24 Gold
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.18811.jpg
  73. Re: Identify as many of these designer frags as possible

    Halston Man Amber
    Polo Green
    GIT
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    Re: Most minty fragrance

    Guerlain Herba Fresca. Minty and affordable.
  75. Re: Just blind bought Salatore Ferragamo Homme

    I used to own it, but can't remember much. All I can say is you better like fig.
  76. Re: A spicy/oriental scent for the colder months. Which one of these 3?

    Opium would be my choice.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I think they'll arrive next week sometime, but if you really want to know, just send him an email.
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    Re: 1st niche FB/need help

    Agree, or you can save a bit of $ by getting a split here on BN. I like animalic fragrances, but this one rubs me the wrong way.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    You've got a bottle?? Where'd you get that??

    Hmm, hard to say, but I think yes, it's more fem than BO. I know you find DH quite feminine, so I think you'll find The Parfum more so. You've got a...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Completely agree, HackerX. If you're someone who finds DH & DHI too feminine, stay the heck away from DH Parfum. It's the most feminine in the line by far, but I do like it a lot.
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    Re: which dyptique should i buy

    Tam Dao
    Volutes
    Eau Duelle
  82. Poll: Re: Bond No.9 - Bleecker St. Vs. The Scent of Peace for Him

    Bleecker!

    http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110321214134/uncyclopedia/images/4/4d/Beaker2.jpg

    Oops sorry. That's Beaker.
  83. Thread: Speed

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    Re: Speed

    Painfully slow here.
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    Re: Fake Amouage???

    I just ordered a 100ml bottle of Amouage Reflection Man from Fragrancenet for $140. So you're telling me it's going to be fake??



    Oh ok, now I see your angle. You're not going to win any new...
  85. Re: New Canadian perfume house "Zoologist Perfumes"

    Ordered the sample pack.

    Will there be a Hippo in the future? :grin:
  86. Re: Is applicator type ever a deciding factor when making a purchase?

    Doesn't really matter that much to me. If I really love the fragrance I'll just decant it into an atomizer.
  87. Re: Just bought my first Creed and got some new samples

    Same here. Really disappointing line.
  88. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    Great fragrance, and yes, I've gotten compliments on it. I had the same reaction as you first time I tried it, but I warmed up to it.
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    Re: Other male fragrances with jasmine

    Reflection Man.
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    Re: Diptyque L'Ombre dans L'eau

    I find Diptyque make very natural smelling fragrances, and this one is no exception. To me, it perfectly captures the smell of a rose garden. The flowers, stems, soil etc. I have a couple of samples,...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 4, 2014

    O'driu - Pathetique

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.28171.jpg
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    Re: Rudis by Nobile 1942

    Wore it today, disappointing. Starts out nicely with a leathery, fruity smell, but around the 90 minute mark it completely falls apart and you're left with only incense, and Vetiver which calls to...
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    Re: 24 Gold vs Pure Malt

    Agree. 24 Gold is ok, but a little too feminine for me.
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    Re: Your Number One Gourmand Right Now

    +1. Sweet is an understatement.

    PG Aomassai
    Slumberhouse Ore
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    Re: Meharees by lebolario. Really surprised

    http://www.cybercucina.com/pp/L-Erbolario-Lodi/Meharees-Acqua-Di-Profumo-Eau-De-Parfum-LErbolario-Lodi/572/
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    Re: Meharees by lebolario. Really surprised

    I sampled this recently. Nice stuff, and definitely very close to Musc Ravageur, just not quite as strong.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    http://www.kafkaesqueblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Rudis-bottle.jpg

    Nobile 1942 - Rudis
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    Re: Kohl's sells Creeds for $285!!

    They can be found much cheaper elsewhere.
  99. Re: Will La Nuit forever be favored? What do you really think?

    The most prolific, experienced, and respected reviewers review here on Basenotes. To me, the Basenotes numbers mean more. The other forums are full of teens in search of the latest panty dropper...
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    Re: Should I wear Aventus for a job interview

    Please, each of you state your arguement.
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