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    Re: Imagine a men's club in the Seventies...

    If it could have been as late as 1979, I would think that a strong possibility would be Chaps Ralph Lauren for men. The notes match, although there is not tabacco, I sometimes find that old school...
  2. Re: What are your 'workhorse' fragrances?(most versatile)

    I tend to wear Givenchy Play about three times a week, as this is by far my wife's favorite. I also have been wearing Mancera Cedrat Boise a good deal.
  3. Re: What perfume would Christian Grey buy for Ana on Valentine's Day?

    Whips and Roses by Kerosene, of course :)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th February 2015

    Mancera Boise Cedrat
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    Re: Frags with an ultimate GOTHIC vibe?

    Dark rose is really gothic to me. TF Noir Noir and Armani Prive Rose d'Arabie do the trip, with the second darker.

    Memoir Man for me too, for sure. Black Afgano, but that was banned from the...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd February 2015

    Rochas Man
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    Re: Favorite fruity fragrance

    Very strange response, and frankly pretty pointless and wrong, as I very much appreciate this thread. Clearly, not for nothing, as others seem to be responding and appreciated it. It is now part of...
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    Re: Raw and other high end denim?

    Waiting for a black Nudie denim trucker jacket to come this week- it will be my first Nudie. Really love to wear a denim topi with cord or chinos too- nice to just wear what I feel good, whatever...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st February 2015

    Gph ii
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    Raw and other high end denim?

    Wonder if anyone else enjoys Raws. I am a college professor, and really can wear whatever I wish. Nothing like a nice par of raw denim and a nice black dress shirt.

    Anyone else into Raw or other...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 31st January 2015

    Creed Royal Oud
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    Re: Most worn January 2015

    Mancera Boise Cedrat- about 6 or 7 times.
  13. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January / February / March 2015

    HStill, Bond Sax 5th for him..
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    Re: Favorite fruity fragrance

    Mancera Cedrat Boise, Aventus, LM Ultimate Seduction, and oddly enough, Oswuald Oud 1.
  15. Re: An Elegant Cologne that Causes Fatal Attraction

    Psychotherapy? Teasing. So, if you are going out on the limb, then be bold. To me, that asks for something that pushes the buttons of gender AND is intense and perhaps dark. So, a Rose/Oud Combo? TF...
  16. Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread: January - May 2015

    Received two samples today from Malacoda. Thank you so much for your generosity. Not only where they wonderful samples, but packed professionally. Above and beyond. Cheers!
  17. Re: Would You Hate Me If I Said I Like Insurrection Pure More Than Aventus?

    Well, I like Mancera Cedrat Boise more than Aventus (and I like Aventus), so no worries.
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    Re: What fragrance would Jesus wear?

    Is this a joke? The fact that a thread like this can even exist and be taken seriously in an international forum shows Christianity's hegemony.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 21st January 2015

    Gucci Homme I
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    Re: Help me please !! :)

    Frankly, just a fantastic smelling and complex fragrance. I love it. Its not just at the top of your list, it is toward the top of any list of designer perfumes.
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    Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    Versace The Dreamer.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, January 15, 2015

    Aventus
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 14th January 2015

    MFK Amyris Homme
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th January 2015

    Gucci PH 1
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 10th January 2015

    Gucci Envy
  26. Re: Rochas man..but less sweet..suggestions please

    Not much to add except an affirmation of Play Intense.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    Osswald Oud- love this stuff, especially after an hour or so in.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    Bleu de Chanel
  29. Re: Which fragrance in your collection has most longevity ?

    Dior Oud Ispahan and Memoir Man.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    Aventus
  31. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split? January / February / March 2015

    I know there are issues with Bond, but if somehow can, Bond Sax Fifth Ave. For Him (the only Bond I really dug from all the bon bon samples I tried).
  32. Re: Still seeking a DARK and HEAVY Blackberry fragrance

    LM Ultimate Seduction is deep berries an dark woods on me.
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    Re: Gym scents, whiff...

    I will only wear a fragrance if I know I am going to the gym in a few hours, and then ONLY one spray. If I go first thing in the morning (about four days a week), I only wear a natural Toms...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd January 2015

    Vinatage Caron 3rd Man
  35. Re: What's a good Alternative to Tom Ford Neroli Portofino?

    Bergamotto Marino is close, and excellent. It does not have the rich ambery quality that I love in NP, but its quality stuff.
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    Re: What will be your first purchase of 2015?

    CDG 2Man, as soon as the split closes. I am going to focus on enjoying what I have instead of accumulating more. Over the past six couple of months, I have sold six or seven bottles, and frankly am...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    Diesel Plus Plus Masculine
  38. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    Interesting that people who are defending the terms are attacking the psychological make up of those who would prefer the term not be used- a powerful irony.

    What I find odd is just that people be...
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    Re: Most worn in 2014

    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino. I traveled a good deal this last year, each to hot climates. Each trip that was the one constant I brought with me. In fact I think I wore about 15 mls worth based upon my...
  40. Re: Your wears tonight? 31.12.2014.-01.01.2015.

    Play Intense- my wife loves that, Play and the Leather Edition- so I wear those when I am spending the whole night with her.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31st December 2014

    Givenchy Play Intense
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    Re: Caron 3rd man - smell alikes

    To me, the original is a bit like MDCI Chypre Palatin.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th December 2014

    Les Nombres d'Or - Vetyver by Mona di Orio
  44. Re: Males! You wrote a love poem, now what do you spray on it.

    What I come on to say.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 28, 2014

    Carven Homme for Sunday Football; I am moving as little as possible for the next eight hours :).
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 26 Dec 2014

    Gucci Homme i
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 25, 2014

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir. Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate it!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Aventus today.
  49. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Identical to me, even the last point. A cool bottle does not make me want to have it more, but a ridiculous, ugly, tacky bottle is a deal breaker for me. (Can you hear me 1 million?)
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    Re: Most Complex Cheap Fragrances?

    Caron 3rd Man, current formula (although, the vintage is even more complex).

    Halston z14 vintage- still can be had cheaply, and is super complex.
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    Re: USPS Tracking

    Thanks everyone for their feedback. I try to be a good trading partner and ethical in my dealings here- don't like when folks are unhappy with the process. This one is out of my control, and...
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    Re: USPS Tracking

    I had the person scan it right in front of me, AND it is not "stuck" in the location that I sent it from, but in the next stop up. So, it moved!!
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    Re: USPS Tracking

    This is sort of what I thought. It was "regular mail" with tracking, so perhaps this time of you is just a bit slow. The person I sent the too seem a bit anxious, so trying to be a responsible...
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    USPS Tracking

    I have a question for frequent splitters or others who use USPS a good deal. I sent something about a week ago to another basenotes member. I paid for tracking. As of now, the package shows that it...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 22, 2014

    Chanel Allure dition Blanche
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    [USA] Re: Frapin L'Humaniste

    Price reduced.
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    Re: Significant Other Overrules

    Heavy Oud and Chypres are no nos when I am hanging with my wife.
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    Re: SOTD; Friday, December 19, 2014

    Mancera Cedrat Boise- Love this stuff.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, December 18, 2014

    MFK Oud
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    Re: Other addictions

    Domino's pizza? I mean, I dig "pizza" but why Domino's? Regardless, that gave me a good hard laugh.
  61. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - cheaper / better alternatives

    Another vote for Bergamotto Marino, although it does not have the depth provided by the amber I get in NP.
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Ill post a review soon. FYI, its 21 and change on Fragrance.net with the 20percent off right now for the 3.4 oz bottle.
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    [USA] Frapin L'Humaniste

    This morning for sale, as I prepare for a day of shopping in Seattle and seek to not violate my new spending moratorium (thus the sales last night and today)),

    Frapin L' Humaniste, 100ml bottle.
    ...
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    Re: Other addictions

    Well, for years it was single malt scotch and other fine whisky. Had to give it up due to developing a health condition. Now, perfume, writing (my 30 year true addiction), working out (High Intensity...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 11, 2014

    Givenchy Play- Leather Edition
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    Avant Garde by Lanvin
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    I will take the Lomani Dave- thanks so very, very much for your generosity!
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Dunhill 51.3- not a shill for this one, just love it!
    Lanvin Sport was a good recommendation from someone a few days ago, even better is Lanvin Avant Garde.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 2,, 2014

    Givenchy Vetyver, from a small decant.
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    Re: Best Winter Date Fragrance

    A date scent should not just be "sexy" (whatever that is), but also a bit on the non-descript side, as to not offend someone. Nothing worst than picking a scent that is offensive to someone. I love...
  71. Poll: Re: The Almighty Battle: Aventus vs. Jubilation XXV

    They are nothing at all alike for me, so I could not possibly vote. Both fantastic, but its like voting for pineapple verses incense (as opposed to apples verse oranges)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 29, 2014

    Invasion Barbare
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    Re: Crowd pleasing woody fragrance.

    Finger, brain, meet carefully utilizing spell check, lol. Nice catch :)
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    Re: Chanel Sycamore

    Great scent, with fantastic longevity. Average plus projection, which works well for the nature of the fragrance.
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    Poll: Re: Acqua di Gio Essenza vs Bleu de Chanel

    own both, like both a lot. I reach for Bleu a great deal more often though.
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    Re: Crowd pleasing woody fragrance.

    Forgot this one! Great edition.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 27, 2014

    Aw, the day us vegetarians in the US eat Tofu Turkey (yes, it sucks to be me today, lol). At least there is still football (our funny kind using hands). May everyone world wide have much to be...
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    Re: Crowd pleasing woody fragrance.

    Super cheap, and was a random discover for me, 51.3 N Alfred Dunhill for men. The top notes totally unique and interesting Rhubarb- dry down is a really nice sandalwood and vanilla. It was my SOTD...
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    [USA] A few Niche and Designer

    COUS only. 5 dollars shipping for one bottle, $7 for more than one. Prices are firm unless you buy more than one. Palpal friends and family payment required prior to shipping. Please see my feedback...
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    Re: Crowd pleasing woody fragrance.

    While I know many like this, I would not call it a crowd pleasure, as it is a fairly polarizing scent.
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    Poll: Re: La Nuit vs Avant Garde

    I really like AG a lot; its my favorite very inexpensive fragrance.
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    Re: Anything of interest in cdg as of late?

    Oddly, event the seemingly popular 2Man seems to garner less interest than I would have thought. I have been the only name on a Palm Beach split wanting it for weeks (or, EVERYONE has it already but...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 14, 2014

    Bleu de Chanel. Traveling for four days, and only brought this, in its nice 20ml travel canister.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    Vetyver - Les Nombres d'Or Eau de Parfum by Mona di Orio
  85. Bleu de Chanel and Mona di Orio Vetyver - Les Nombres DOr

    This might sound like an off the wall post, but today I am wearing Mona di Orio Vetyver. For about two hours, I was really bothered by this sense of deja vu. It smelled like something, but it was...
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    Re: that 1 show stopper cologne

    nothing vote for Chypre Palatin. It is one that commands presence.
  87. Re: best/most interesting classic fragrance for everyday/office wear?

    yup, with a preference toward vintage (not too expensive)
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    "Vintage" (Jeff Gordon) Halston z-14
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    Re: How is Invasion Barbare?

    I have it and really like it a whole lot. For some reason though, I don't go wear it that often. It does have a formal quality to it, which means that I don't have that many opportunities to wear it....
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    Re: Apologies to everyone - I was a jerk :(

    Stand up post..
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 9, 2014

    GPH ii
  92. Thread: Confused

    by RichNTacoma
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    Re: Confused

    I have both, and to me, Rochas is a more traditional gourmand. Avant Garde is one of the few fragrances with Tobacco that I really like. I think Avant Garde is better for most consistent usage, and I...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 7, 2014

    Rose 31
  94. Re: Why is Silver Mountain Water so underrated?

    I would say it is far OVERRATED...I had a small decant and could not make it through even three wears...
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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    GPH 1- Two NIB 100ml bottles
    Givenchy Play, two bottles received in trade.
    VC and A- Cologne Noir. Got it for a great price, and so have two. Really like it, but not sure it is back up bottle...
  96. Re: Your Top 10 favorite scents with SPORT in the name ?

    Lanvin Homme Sport, as has been mentioned.
    Givenchy Play Sport is fine, but I like the whole line.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 6, 2014

    Ambre 114 Histoires de Parfums
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    Re: The Philosophy Behind SPLITS Re: The Host

    I also want to express my appreciation to Palm Beach and other who split. It have a nice collection of 10ml-20ml decants that I would never have bought bottles of.
  99. Re: Writing About Fragrance is Like Dancing About Architecture

    Writing is method of inquiry, as much a process as a product. As such, I write about that which I want to explore, to learn about, to come to understand my relationships to. While all art is lost, in...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    MFK Oud
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