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    Re: Notino Sales Question

    You just have to keep looking. They do big price drops every week. They are usually quite random. I think Cedrat Boise is currently down to 59 for a 100ml bottle. They often reduce Amouage. Dia Man...
  2. Poll: Re: Interlude Man vs Epic Man *Amouage*

    Interlude wins in the sillage and longevity department but I personally prefer the smell of Epic.
  3. Re: Random ! TdH edt or Eau Savauge 2017

    Personally I would take any version of TDH over any version of ES.
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman vs Kouros

    GG is all about the patchouli. I don't actually find them comparable other than them being classic masculines. My preference leans slightly in favour of Kouros.
  5. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    It's beautiful stuff. Gets a hell of a lot of compliments. People seem to be really intrigued by it.
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    Re: Rasasi Reference thread

    How would you describe this one?? I've seen it pop up a few times on YouTube and it's caught my eye!!
  7. Re: If you could make a Fragrance Starter Pack, what would you choose?

    Dior Homme & Intense
    Creed GIT & Aventus
    Guerlain LIDG/LIDGE
    Spicebomb & Spicebomb Extreme
    Mugler - Maybe PM, PH or PT
    Maybe a middle eastern style niche such as LADDM or Jubi

    That should do...
  8. Re: What frags have you got rid of, only to reacquire sometime later?

    BR540
    Dior Parfum
    Musc Ravageur
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    Re: Most worn: May 2019

    Pure Tonka is smashing it with 11 wearings!!! Not sure I've ever worn 1 fragrance 11 times in a month??? I know Its not everyone's cup of tea but I love this stuff.
  10. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair is severely underrated

    I agree with you in so much as I respect the fragrance and think it is done very well. It's just not something I care to wear. It comes across as something too eccentric. Something that maybe a...
  11. Re: Your current favorite warm comforting fragrances?

    Grand Soir
    New Haarlem
    Pure Tonka
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    Re: Grand Soir vs Baccarat rouge 540

    Originally I preferred BR540 although I have always loved them both. Today my choice would be Grand Soir. I just love the stuff. It's so comforting but also quite opulent and sophisticated. While...
  13. Re: I Really Want To Tell You How Much I adore Al Aneeq Fragrances

    Well I think so. If you're not 100% sure you can always whack it on after a shower for just lounging around the house.

    To give you an idea of roughly what it smells like.....Layer Jubilation XXV...
  14. Re: I Really Want To Tell You How Much I adore Al Aneeq Fragrances

    Hi....Very good in my opinion. In fairness that's one thing Al Aneeq do not slack on. Lasts around 8 hours on skin and a week on clothes. Projects well for around 2/3 hours then a strong skin scent...
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    Re: Is Antaeus really that offensive?

    Not at all. In my opinion It's one of the most sophisticated masculine fragrances I can think of. Quite striking.
  16. Re: Fragrances that don't suit your personality - what and why?

    Dior Homme Parfum

    I know this one has become a bit of a Basenotes darling. I will add that I think it is an excellent fragrance. Plus the performance is all you could ever want and more. But there...
  17. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Compliment from the wife today which is a rare thing! Pure Tonka.
  18. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Only half of those will go on my skin. The other half will on on hair and clothes. They hold the scent much better. Trust me....I'm not the cologne guy but you will notice my trail!!
  19. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Pure Tonka....Around 10 sprays.

    I know a lot of people say they do 2 or 3 spays of this and that but that just wont do for me. I'm usually between 6 and 12 sprays depending on the fragrance and...
  20. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Had a guy behind the meat counter at a supermarket approach me and ask what cologne I was wearing as he thought it smelt incredible.....Pure Tonka!!
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    Re: Nobile 1942 fragrances

    One thing I will say about Nobile 1942 is that regardless of weather you like their fragrances or not they use some of the finest ingredients. They really do. Everything I have sampled of theirs...
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    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Stick with the wife. Just use BDP when you are around your mistress!!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    LADDM is one of my all time favorites. Funny thing happened with Grand Soir. I bought a decant about 18 months ago. It was stunning. Really deep and opulent. I bought another decant about 3 months...
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    Re: Apart from Basenotes....

    Although I don't particularly like Fragranticas forum I do like their reviews. It seems that more of their members review. Basenotes is extremely light on reviews. There are lots active members here...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I've seen it for sale directly via Bond. But nowhere else. Especially discounters. Shame!!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Bond no 9 New Haarlem - Awesome - Shame it's so hard to get hold of in the UK.
  27. Re: You might be a fragrance addict if you.....

    When you start getting your fragrances delivered to your work address rather than home and then sneak them in for fear of the wife's backlash!!
  28. Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    Might give that one a miss!! LOL
  29. Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    L'Air Du Desert Marocain just takes me to another place and part of the world so far removed from where I live. So would have to go with this one.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    And so you should!! Great fragrance.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Yes...It's lovely. Just so expensive. Need to be sure before I pull the trigger. Maybe a couple more wearing.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    It certainly is.

    How do you get on with the performance with this one?? It's strange because when I smell it up close I can't smell a great deal but I keep catching whiffs of it in the air.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Chanel Coromandel - WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW!!!

    Just when I'm trying to cut down on purchases I decided to buy a small decant of this stunner. What an idiot. I'm lost for words. Beautiful...
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    Re: UK Mancera CB Lovers....

    Thanks for that. Amazing price. Always in 2 minds weather to pull the trigger on this one. I always look at it and something stops me.
  36. Re: Change My Mind: Selling fragrance decants should be illegal and punishable by death

    Just so I understand fully. You're talking about selling fake decants?? Or are you including the real deal??
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    Re: Your first cologne

    Excluding stuff I used to borrow from my Father such as Denim, Brut and Blue Stratos. Jazz was the first fragrance I ever bought. I saved up my paper round money. I was about 14 so would have been...
  38. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    I think that your statement about hobbies being subjective sums things up perfectly.

    Humans have this tendency to write off anything that doesn't interest them. Everything is stupid unless they...
  39. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    I hear you but the other way of looking at things are.............That smell can always be with you. It stays on your skin, your hair, your clothes. It can almost been seen as an extension of one's...
  40. Re: Frankincense / smokey / peppery scent that is mordern?

    The first fragrance that sprung to mind was Honour Man by Amouage. Extreme pepper and a fair bit of smokey frankincense and other middle eastern delights.
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    Re: So I think I have a problem ...

    Yes....I sort thought like you for a short period of time. But the truth is....If it smells great...It smells great. If you made a list of the greatest and most influential fragrances of all time...
  42. Re: What Kind Of Perfomance Do You Guys Get Out Of The Colonia Citrus Line??

    Thanks guys!!
  43. Re: For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    I agree that the original juice is not as potent but when something started as a 10 in the strength department being pegged back to say an 8 is not the end of the world and can almost be seen as an...
  44. What Kind Of Perfomance Do You Guys Get Out Of The Colonia Citrus Line??

    With summer fast approaching I'm seriously considering buying a bottle of one of the above. I'm referring to the original, Intensa, Assoluta and Essenza. I have owned a couple in the past and tried...
  45. Re: For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    I agree. I never used to but really like it today. It's presence is so obvious in the flankers. It's a very ostentatious fragrance but sometimes you just feel like a bit of indulgence!!
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    Poll: Re: Declaration Cartier Hit or Miss?

    Personally speaking it was a fragrance that I didn't care for.
  47. Re: For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    Nice one!
  48. Re: For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    So is that a hate, a like or a love??
  49. For Those Who Bought And Enjoyed The Original Angel Men....How Do You Feel About It Today??

    Just curious to see if this one has stood the test of time. Up until the mid 00's it still had a massive following but the flankers seem to get more attention these day.

    Do you still enjoy it?
    ...
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    Re: How Many Fragrances is "Too Many"?!

    A couple of years ago I would have said 100 bottles but today I would say 25. We all have different priorities and those priorities can change at any time. I suppose what I am saying is that there...
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    Re: Your all time favorite!!

    Bois Du Portugal or LADDM
  52. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Part of me really likes Royal Mayfair but it does come across as a bit stuffy. It almost smells a bit stuck up!
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    Re: Your Most Worn March 2019

    Tuscan Leather
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    Re: If you could rename a fragrance!

    Royal Oud should have been called Spice & Wood.LOL
  55. Re: An amazing mossy spicy green fragrance - Mousse Illuminee by Rogue Perfumery

    Personally I don't detect any smoke. Whilst it shares many similarities with Polo I would say that this is a much cleaner scent.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2019

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    Re: Club de nuit intense

    I fully agree. I love Aventus and It's one of my all time favorites but I can't deny how good CDNI is on the drydown. When I wear it to work the guys in the office always ask if I'm wearing my...
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    Re: Club de nuit intense

    Shall we meet in the middle and say 82.5%??
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    Re: Club de nuit intense

    Hi there.

    I would say just buy it. It's cheap, it garners great compliments and smells great. For the money you can't go wrong. The opening can be a bit harsh but after around 20 minutes it really...
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    Re: Parfums De Marly or Andy Tauer ?

    Your personal requirements will answer your own question. It really depends on what you are looking for?? If it's compliment getting crowd pleasers that you are after then PDM is the way to go....
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    Re: Ashy Ashtray Fragrance Suggestions

    I think the current version of Polo is ashtray from start to finish. I loved the original but this new stuff is horrid.
  62. Re: At what age do you let my kids in on this hobby

    My Son started showing an interest around 5 years old. He is almost 9 and has his own collection of around 10 bottles. Mainly stuff that I have given to him although 1 bottle was bought as a...
  63. Re: Fellow Aventians, what are your other three most worn scents?

    Could explain it!!?
  64. Re: Fellow Aventians, what are your other three most worn scents?

    Interesting to see how many Aventus Boys like a bit of Fahrenheit. I can't see an connection but there must be something there??
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    Re: My 3 most complimented fragrances

    Terre d'hermes
    Aventus/CDNI
    Baccarat Rouge 540
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    Re: A coconut/sunlotion cheapie please.

    Just buy this and thank me later. More creamy & coconuty than VIW. Also has a sun tan vibe. Lasts a while. You will love it!! ...
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    Re: Bright Neroli Ferrari - yay or nay

    Personally I really enjoy it. Was wearing it most of last summer.
  68. Re: Money not a factor Tom Ford Tuscan leather or Rasasi La Yuqawam

    In which country are you based??
  69. Re: Money not a factor Tom Ford Tuscan leather or Rasasi La Yuqawam

    I personally can't see a lot between them. I really enjoy & own both. TL is a bit more dirty/ashy while Yuqa is a tad sweeter and probably more wearable. I would go with a full bottle of Yuqa and a...
  70. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    haha......19-70?? That seems to have all the bases covered. LOL
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    Tell you what guys.....I was in a right grumpy mood this morning but this thread has right cheered me up. So funny!!

    Some really funny ones but the best 2 so far are...
    Bulakenya - Azzarao PH -...
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    Re: What did they say you smelled like?

    My wife has told me several times that I smell like Play-Doh while wearing Tobacco Vanille. I don't get that myself!!?
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    Re: Floris Suggestions

    This is the best Floris I have tried. Very nice indeed.
  74. Re: Phaedon - Tabac Rouge / Mancera - Red Tobacco ?

    Both powerhouse fragrances. Tabac Rouge is by far the better composition in my opinion. Red Tobacco is decent but very synthetic IMO.
  75. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was told I smelled lovely by a mature female client at work. If you're looking for an older lady in life it looks like Halfeti by Penhaligon's could be the way to go!! LOL
  76. Re: Mont Blanc Individuel; Better than Creed OS?

    Original Santal is better (as it should be). I find it much creamier and better ingredients. Saying that....There's not much in it.
  77. Re: Does price generally equal quality in your nostrils?

    Most of the time but not all of the time.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2019

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  79. Re: What you have to tell? Opinion about these scents?

    The Tauer is the best from your list and one of the best ever creations in Perfumery IMO.
  80. Re: "Old Man's Scent."When it comes to fragrances,there is no such thing in my opinion.

    I've said this before but when I hear the words "Old Man Scent" I get all excited because I know I'm just going to love it. What most people mean by "Old Man" is strong, classic and usually very...
  81. Re: Clean, Natural Floral Fragrance Recommendations

    Carnal Flower??
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    Re: Tom Daxon fragrances - thoughts?

    From what I have tried I would say that they are generally pleasant and non-offensive fragrances. However....At that price point it's a no go for me. They are very light and airy and do not last at...
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    Re: What should/will Creed do next?

    I really like a lot of Creeds fragrances but I do find them quite a safe house. A lof of their stuff smells alike. I would like to see them do something a bit out of the box and artistic. I agree...
  84. Re: Which niche fragrance should I sample?

    I think LDDM & Musc Ravageur deserve to at least be sampled. Tuscan Leather is a great choice for a younger guy. I would have added Bois Du Portugal as it's one of my favorites but as you consider...
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    Re: Sweet with Patchouli Base

    I love this stuff. It isn't that well received here. Maybe due to the die hard M7 fans. I've actually received some really good compliments when wearing it.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Nice one. I love BR540. As do others round me. Enjoy!
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme versions

    I actually prefer the newer stuff. I'll probably get slapped for saying that!!
  88. Re: Name an expensive fragrance that people should avoid because it is bad.

    Can't say I've tried them all but I have sampled around 5 or 6 from Roja Dove and was left rather unimpressed. For that kind of money I would expect nothing but the best.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Had you tried it before Chuck??
  90. Re: your favorite and least favorite fragrance catagory

    I avoid Rose & Aquatics.

    I like at least something from all other types.
  91. Re: Has another person's review changed your opinion on a scent you enjoyed/disliked?

    Yes. I used to enjoy Royal Mayfair and then Jack Hunter mentioned that it reminded him of a funeral home. I had never got that myself but once it was in mind head I couldn't get rid of the thought....
  92. Re: What makes Baccarat 540 Rouge sooo good?

    I think it smells great. Very unique. Not sure I agree about it being one of the most adored and highly spoken of fragrances?? There actually seems to be more haters than lovers.
  93. Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Tuscan Leather this evening from my Brothers girlfriend.
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    Re: Your Fragrance Discovery of The Year

    Halfeti - Penhaligon's
  95. Re: Lime is such a beautiful scent.Why are there so few lime fragrances these days?

    This is so true. Whenever I smell strong lemon or lime in a fragrance I always think of cleaning products or citronella.
  96. Re: Lime is such a beautiful scent.Why are there so few lime fragrances these days?

    Really nice lime note in Virgin Island Water.
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    Re: Grand Soir vs Baccarat rouge 540

    This is true. I tried the recent stuff and while it still smells nice it is much weaker.
  98. Re: An amazing mossy spicy green fragrance - Mousse Illuminee by Rogue Perfumery

    Okay...I take that back. I never knew Royal Jelly came from bees!!?? There's your honey connection.
  99. Re: An amazing mossy spicy green fragrance - Mousse Illuminee by Rogue Perfumery

    None of the above but I wore it just the other week at work and a female colleague said it smelt really good and reminded her of Royal Jelly??
  100. Re: Silver Mountain Water or Millesime Imperial: Which do you prefer?

    Smw
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