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  1. Thread: best grapefruit....

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    Re: best grapefruit....

    Bvlgari PH Extreme - lots of grapefruit, with decent longevity on the grapefruit note itself.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13 April

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
  3. Thread: The Whiff of money

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    Re: The Whiff of money

    There's a note in Gendarme that reminds me of printer's ink and a stack of new bills.
  4. Thread: Acqua di Parma

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    Re: Acqua di Parma

    I prefer the original, and also have the balm and body wash, although the body wash only comes in the absoluta version. It's only one of two scents that gets replaced when they run out. Perhaps...
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    Re: You're Fired....And You Deserve it!

    Unforgiveable should be fired for plagiarism.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22 March

    Tabarome Millesime
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    Re: Fragrance price collusion- major houses/fines

    An article also appeared in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal in the Marketing section.

    A personal case in point: Last weekend I went to purchase Bvlgari PH body wash and it was $41 at Hecht's. For...
  8. Thread: D'Orsay Arome 3

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    Re: D'Orsay Arome 3

    Since Scent Addict was nice enough to open this thread, I'd also like to ask where one purchases D'Orsay, both online and/or retail. I've seen other D'Orsay posts mentioning Nordstrom and...
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    Re: Question about aftershave substitute

    My preference is for alcohol-based aftershaves and have found St. Johns West Indian Lime Cologne the perfect universal aftershave.

    They do make a separate aftershave product, however the EDC has...
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    Re: What would Ron Burgundy wear?

    British Sterling. So fine, it's only sold in jewelry stores.
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb 23

    Geir
  12. Thread: let us find a king

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    Re: let us find a king

    My MI flacon recently abdicated to Geir.

    Geir vivat rex.
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    Re: Valentine's Day....what are you gonna wear?

    Geir also. Valentine's and NC synchronization day.
  14. Thread: Three Lousy Blinds

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    Re: Three Lousy Blinds

    There have been several threads here over the years about what people do (you should be able to dig one or more up in the Off Topic discussion). Among the regular posters, the diversity in jobs and...
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    Re: Who here recommends Geir Ness?

    Just scored Geir this weekend at Nordstrom's after all the accolades on the board, my SOTD. A truly unique scent. Masculine, pulled off with florals well anchored beneath wet woods and greens, as if...
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    Re: What should I get? 16 years old.

    Sage advice. Fragrance is a very personal choice may take multiple visits. If there was a selection/purchasing FAQ, this would be #1.
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    Re: Canadian workplace policy: no scents allowed

    So true, I also work in engineering. About 15 years ago when smoking was permitted and commonplace (this is Winston Salem NC, mind you), a girl several cubes down would see the smoke filament of my...
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    Re: Please Recomend A Great Citrus Fragrance

    What a great analogy Scentimental! Makes me wonder though, would Kouros be halogen or transuranic?
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    Re: Which is the best sent in creed?

    Just bought my first Creed a few weeks ago, Millesime Imperial. If I had to choose next on my list, it will be Bois de Portugal.

    But a question: What is the proper pronunciation for "Millesime"?...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 21 November

    Millésime Impérial
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    Re: SANTAL and SANDALWOOD

    Interesting to see this thread, as this moring I debated over Floris Santal or Floris Sandalwood, ending up with the Sandalwood as SOTD.

    If I had to describe Floris Sandalwood, it's true to its...
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday, October 11

    Floris No. 89
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    Re: Good starter cologne

    I live in NC, and Bvlgari PH has earned more compliments than any other, especially when used with the matching body wash, which really adds to its clean woody base. Easy to find here too. Hecht's...
  24. Thread: London: Harrods

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    Re: London: Harrods

    I saw Acqua di Parma, Annick Goutal, Creed, Diptyque, Floris, L'Artisan Parfumeur, and Penhaligon's, all spread about several rooms. There might be other gems to be found. Enjoy.
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    Re: Your fragrances and your pets

    My wife once washed our peke with Acqua di Parma body wash, and constantly threatens to use my Bvlgari body wash. Have to say he smelled good. At €26/bottle however, the peke can do without.

    Pet...
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    Re: Question from newbie.

    Namastay!

    That's what Paan is for, to mint away the curry, or so I discovered for the first time yesterday. Unfortunately there's no Paan vendors in SC. I'll also confirm that the smelly Indian...
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    SOTD Monday September 19

    Acqua di Parma in sunny Hyderabad
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    Re: Looking for something sour

    Agree - Issey does the same on me. Also Pasha, even more sour on the drydown, but both in a pleasant way.
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    Re: Pure Lavender cologne?

    Acqua di Parma's Lavanda Tonica. Of all my frags, this makes my wife go nuts when I wear it - in a very good way. Since this is obviously a note to keep handy, I constantly compare others to add to...
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    Re: SotD Saturday Sept 3

    Nuit d'Hadrien
  31. Thread: Floris

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    Re: Floris

    I second Floris Sandalwood. On my last trip to the UK I hit Harrods, and not being one to trust paper strips wanting to know how things develop, by the end of the afternoon about every accessable...
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    Re: Fasten your seatbelts...Hummer H2

    Thank you, IPaidForThisName.

    I drive a GMC SUV and live 1.6-1.7 miles from work, depending upon where I park in the lot. I purchased it after my last car was totaled when someone turned left...
  33. Thread: Floral for men

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    Re: Floral for men

    Cerruti 1881 Amber
    - Violet over Amber
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    Re: A show just for us on the Science Channel

    Thanks for the heads up about the show!


    To me, Turin's theory is the only one that makes sense. All molecules vibrate at their bonds as a function of type and proximity to other bonds, and...
  35. Thread: Daytime fragrance

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    Re: Daytime fragrance

    Welcome to Basenotes! A difficult one to answer as it depends heavily upon your personal taste and daytime environment. For myself, I can get shut into small meeting rooms with lots of people for...
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    Re: Amber fragrances for men

    Agree with Scentsational recommending Cerruti 1881 Amber. Not widely discovered, yet this one always earns compliments when worn. Very fresh and clean, however I don't sense much similarity to the...
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    Re: Annick Goutal: Eau Du Sud

    I get a sense of cypress wood in there too, and Sud seems to last longer on me than Eau d'Hadrien. One of my faves that I wear at least once a week.

    You might consider Nuit d'Hadrien too. All...
  38. Thread: LIMES again

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    Re: LIMES again

    I have both the St. John's West Indian Lime aftershave and cologne and love it to, but it does fade. I've found that layering the St. John's with Annick Goutal's Eau de Sud (that contains a lime...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 March

    Eau de Sud
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11 March

    Eau de Sud
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    Re: We're Back To Green...Yeah!!

    Lot easier to sneak a read at the office - looks like the old fan-fold computer paper again.
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    Re: Best lavender I can get ?

    Acqua di Parma Lavanda Tonica by Acqua di Parma. Lovely stuff, also connotes to the wearer that sense of being fresh and showered. Fades to the wearer somewhat, but not to others, and the sillage...
  43. Thread: Floris Impressions

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    Re: Floris Impressions

    What's your take on No. 89? I'm tempted by the sale. I love Acqua di Parma for example (classy, my default SOTD), but don't like Eau Savage (grandadish drydown). Is it close to one or the other, or...
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