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  1. Re: Armani Eau Pour Homme.... The Magic Is Back... Yippee!

    Good to hear. the vintage is probably my fav all time.
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    Re: Coolwater replacement?

    Your local walgreens should have testers of Aspen to try. It's also dirt cheap.
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    Re: New Armani Eau Pour Homme

    Haven't smelled the new one, but LOVE the original (prob my fav all around scent), which has a strong herbal component already.
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    Re: Fragrancenet sending out old bottles again

    Stop buying from discount stores (and abusing their return policy), if youre gonna cry that it's not a recent batch. Pay retail straight from Aramis if youre that worried. I bet dollars to donuts...
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage and Creed Bois du Portugal.

    For me, BDP, if not considering price (I love, love the top notes on it). But Heritage is the better value.
  6. Re: Tips on buying vintages...Struck out a couple times.

    I've never had a vintage frag go off (rare imo). Lots of times the top notes will be mostly gone, on the other hand.
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    Re: Creed Tabarome Millesime VS Erolfa

    Very equal scents IMO. I would take Erolfa during the warmer months, and Tabarome during the others (and more dressy events). You can probably have these 2 only and be pretty much set.
  8. Thread: Voleur de Roses

    by gimpy
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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    Very underrated fragrance (these days). More earthy than rosey, I agree. Longevity is also not good.
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    I agree with this. There is very little back and forth discussion nowadays I've noticed vs. years' past. What point is there contributing if you think no one even cares? The personality has been...
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    Re: Next 'Discontinued' Creed?

    I wouldnt mind a rotating vaulting/unvaulting like Disney does. A bottle would probably last long enough for me inbetween.
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    Time lines meet up
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    milamber

    His vintage scents thread brought me here. Sadly, I think people move on, tastes change, etc, which keeps people coming and going (myself included).
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    Re: Modern Frag & Frag Review Pet Peeves

    Dismissing anything under $1.50/ml
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    Re: Masculine Masterpiece ?...Aquawoman Rochas

    The man's is a dry fresh herbal scent. No aqua except the name.

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    Re: Masculine Masterpiece ?...Aquawoman Rochas

    It's criminally underrated. Not an aquatic, but searing dry fresh herbal aromatic scent.
  16. Re: What were the go to summer scents for men for the 1950s-70s?

    I remember those times, me and the old chaps only wore Real English Leather and Vintage Tabarome in those days
  17. Re: Trying to track down a cologne that smells like burning Autumn leaves

    Leonard PH
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    Re: Just bought Himalaya

    Great scent. Overpriced, but great versatile scent.
  19. Re: Great Niche House With Reasonable Prices - Any suggestions?

    I feel like SMN is not that cheap, though I wish you could find their stuff discounted more.
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    Re: Best from DIPTYQUE PERFUMES?

    If you like bold, interesting fragrances: L'Eau Trois and Opone
  21. Re: Best from this list Armani Eau PH, Eau de Rochas, Oscar for Men, Pinaud,

    Haven't smelled the recent versions of the Armani or Rochas, but these two are tied for me for favorite classic citruses. I can never settle on which is better. AdP is beautiful, as well.
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    Poll: Re: Your Favorite Diptyque

    Opone and L'eau Trois
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    Re: Rainy day scents?

    Grey Vetiver
    VdR
    L'Eau par Homme Kenzo
    Tsar
    Kyoto
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    Re: Any thoughts on L'Artisan's Timbuktu?

    Timbuktu has a sharp vinegar allusion, is that it? Common from the perfumer.
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    Re: Low budget fragrance

    If buying from online discounters, then Bulgari (as mentioned), Mugler cologne, Cool Water...If you tell us what you like, we can recommend something more specific.

    Edit, a cheapie that I love is...
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    Re: Caron Pour un Homme or The Third Man?

    Puh is more versatile. Would get that one if youre getting only one.
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    Re: Leonard Pour Homme

    I've only had the brown bottle, but nice burning scent. Very similar to vc&a and trussardi homme.
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    Re: Sung homme anyone?

    Great great scent. 80s but masculine fresh.
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    Re: Pulling off 1980s scents today

    Lots of good scents already, but here's one that is severely underrated:



    SUNG Homme


    Great, great scent. 80s yet clean.
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    Re: I Think I'm In Love: Acqua Di Parma Fragrances

    Colonia
  31. Re: Which is better? Montale full incense,Etro Messe de Minuit or Eau des baux

    Montale's is the best smokey incense.
    MdM is the best overall scent IMO.
    EdB is a great value and cozy scent.
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    Poll: Re: Heritage vs Equipage vs New York Intense.

    Heritage
  33. Re: Looking for a nicer variation of: Occitane Eau de Baux

    Spicebomb
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    Re: What's happening with Iquitos ?

    Great scent but not worth that IMO. I remember when this was going for $10 for the big bottle in 2005. Should have stocked up.
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    Re: Best ethereal incense?

    Passage d'Enfer, Cardinal, Olibanum, maybe Kyoto.
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    Re: Dzongkha is an excellent scent.

    this scent has a great juxtaposition. substantial but airy.
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    Re: Scents from the 90's that i still love

    90s had some great scents, too many to list here. Ungaro I, II, Egoiste, Envy, etc.
  38. Re: Fragrantica's Sauvage page turning really ugly !

    I'm looking forward to trying it, but judging something on the basis of Fragrantica's reviews is probably not fair. The hit rate there is much lower. If you hid the fragrance name on a random...
  39. Re: Anyone heard of this? $15/mo. cologne subscription service

    Please let me know where to send my bank account and ssn.
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    Poll: Re: Creed Himalaya vs. Creed Erolfa

    Hard to choose, two of the most underrated Creeds. Going with Erolfa as that's the one I have at the moment.
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    Re: Blind buyers unite!

    I love blind buying. The excitement of unboxing a scent you've never smelled. If I end up not liking it (rare) I'll swap or sale for something else.
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    Re: How consistent is Bois du Portugal?

    No its a tester so I just haven't primed it. I think it may be 2013 also. The other two are a couple years older.
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    Re: How consistent is Bois du Portugal?

    My last two bottles were different in strength, but both good. Have a third but it's unopened so can't test it.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Vintage dreamer. Smells wonderful.
  45. Re: I love Bvlgari Extreme(1999). which Bvlgari is similar?

    The original is the closest (with less grapefruit), but Soir has the same airy oily effect.
  46. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Great collection, and I cannot pass up on the Envy!
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    Re: Well hello, Yatagan!

    Bumping this thread since I'm wearing this today. It's amazing that this fragrance works in almost every occasion--work, casual, formal. While it doesn't have the most projection or longevity, this...
  48. Re: 40% off HEELEY fragrances at La Petite Parfumerie

    Thanks for the heads up! Even with the shipping charges, still way under anywhere else.
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    Re: Body Kouros reformulated?

    This has not been reformulated to my nose, despite the updated bottle.
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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels. Pour homme vs Tsar

    At one point it was PH (and I still think that is probably the better constructed fragrance), but these days it's Tsar. I can wear it anywhere and it always feels like a second skin.
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    Re: Tea-based scents: Your recommendations

    Etro's Palais Jamais for smoldering green tea by a fire.
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    Re: Caron 3rd man - smell alikes

    I'll second AD and add Nicolai's pour Homme. 3rd man sits inbetween these two IMO.
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    Re: Fragrance with the most beautiful smell

    Bois du Portugal
    Heritage
    Egoiste
    Chergui
    Edit: Iquitos
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    Re: Creamy Fragrances

    +1 AHeB, JV, Diesel ++
  55. Re: Silver Mountain Water, Himalaya or Original Vetiver?

    All three are solid, however I always get tired of Himalaya and SMW always gets tiring.
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    Re: If I like Aramis Havana...

    Cuba, but tread lightly...
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    Re: Diptyque Philosykos Parfum or Toilette?

    Will definitely need to try the EDP once I run out of the EDT. The EDT loses it's projection after a couple hours. On a side note, I can't imagine an EDP of L'Ombre. The EDT I have is beast mode, and...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Marc Jacobs Men
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    Re: It's back! L'Occitane Eau de Vetyver

    Smelled this the other week. It's the same juice--an earthier Envy with the ginger replaced with nutmeg.
  60. Re: What does a vintage PdN New York bottle look like?

    Bottle change was around 2004-2006 if I recall. I purchased a rectangular bottle (with the vintage juice) around 2006.
  61. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Great collection. Hope you don't notice the Cardinal missing ;)
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    Re: Oscar for Men: Is it a good scent?

    Check your local TJ Maxx. Picked up mine for $20.
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    Re: A trip down memory lane...

    CW/Polo Sport/Claiborne Sport

    Still wear all three.
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    Re: Oscar for Men: Is it a good scent?

    Decided to wear this today in homage of this thread, and I'm loving it!
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    Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver vs. CREED Original Vetiver

    Grey Vetiver (feels more alive), but OV has better staying power and projection.
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    Re: Oscar for Men: Is it a good scent?

    Very arresting if you're not used to this type of scent (I have an older bottle). It took me some time to come around to it, but I very much enjoy it now.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    http://i.imgur.com/YaHSz5e.jpg
  68. Re: Fragrances that get you in the mood to enjoy classical music

    SMN Potpourri = Early romantic

    Hammam Bouquet = Late romantic

    Avignon = Bach
    Cardinal = Mozart
    Full Incense = Beethoven
  69. Re: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Eau Fraiche ~ new fragrance

    Can't wait to try this, although I don't think Spicebomb is hard to wear in the heat as it is.
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    Smelled this today, love it. Great scent for work and general occasions that's not boring. I'll echo the above that I have no desire to wear DHI-type scents to work (the majority of my scent use), so...
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    Re: Ungaro III reformulation thoughts

    I get no rose whatsoever. It's a balmy fougere on me.
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    Re: Noirdrakkar Reviews Erolfa by Creed

    I think it's one of Creed's best scents. Not many aquatics are arguably better.
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    Re: How popular is Rochas Man

    You'll never run into anyone wearing it.

    Just dont forget to leave it sitting on a chair...
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    Re: Aramis Calligraphy Rose (New Fragrance)

    Can't wait to try this. Aramis can't do any wrong in my eyes.
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    Re: Challenge me (please).

    I think you're missing the rest whatever else you enjoy. I don't necessarily believe that one needs to have all different types of fragrance. It looks like you enjoy fresh/citrus/woody scents, I'd...
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    Re: Avignon vs Cardinal vs Sancti

    Never smelled sancti but cardinal by far. Avignon's too harsh on the nose after long wears.

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  77. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Adam, I unfortunately have to have your Envy.
  78. Thread: Passage D'Enfer

    by gimpy
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    Re: Passage D'Enfer

    Wearing this today, and am blown away again. I'll echo the above about it's contemplative effect. An extremely pure and poetic scent. I feel it's the geographic sister fragrance (a spiritual European...
  79. Re: Most underrated and least talked about Men's Fragrances ever...

    Oscar for Men - One of the most unusual fresh, aromatic scent
    Burberry Weekend - Great pleasant citrus, perfect for...the weekend.
    Lanvin L'Homme - Platinum's jovial cousin.
    Sung Homme - The...
  80. Thread: fresh fougere?

    by gimpy
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    Re: fresh fougere?

    Sung homme
    Jazz
    RG
    CW
    XS
    Montana
    Tsar
    Lauder for Men
    Pasha
    Santos (oriental mix)
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    Re: Terre d’Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche by Hermes

    Will probably enjoy more than the original.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Polo Sport because why not. Talk about a flashback!

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  83. Re: Almost time to choose...Invasion Barbare or Patou Pour Homme Reissue?

    If it's $250 and you already love it, go with the one you know.
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    Re: Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    The original bottle I had from the year it was released gave me massive headaches. The latest one I've just acquired no longer does (probably ISO e super reduced), and is much more wearable but not...
  85. Re: How well does Terry D'Hermes perform in the heat?

    strong to quite strong
  86. Thread: Macys Experience

    by gimpy
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    Re: Macys Experience

    Noob fragrance forum is that way --------->
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    Re: Men's Best Seller List

    I'm guessing because its almost never discounted so no point in buying on Amazon.
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    Re: Men's Best Seller List

    Those are all good scents.
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    Re: When someone asks you what you're wearing....

    Yes, I'm not in 6th grade.

    Also if I'm wearing it chances are I would appreciate the scent getting support from others so its not pulled.

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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    M7 fresh. Smells like a keeper.

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    Re: Creed Tabarome Millesime thoughts

    Yes.

    As a standalone its great for me. I don't compare it against discontinued Creeds going for over
    $2,000, but I do favor it over Aventus, MI, and SMW.
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    Re: Creed Tabarome Millesime thoughts

    I dont get any leather, but it's a tremendously underrated Creed.
  93. Re: Am after a Tobacco fragrance with Zero Sweetness

    C&S Cuba

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  94. Re: Doubting Your Like of a Fragrance Based on Negative Reviews and Comments

    This x 1000.

    I wear scents that are pleasant to me and have utilitarian value and hopefully last.

    I couldn't care less how exclusive or artistic a scent is. I wear it all day for the above...
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    Poll: Re: Designer hall of fame

    In descending order.

    Patou: X (Great construction, but probably less than 1% of the population even knew it was a scent)
    Egoiste: XX (Great construction as well, with better exposure)
    Dior: XXX...
  96. Re: Doubting Your Like of a Fragrance Based on Negative Reviews and Comments

    No. No offense to any, but many reviews are a case of the emperor's new clothes.
  97. Re: What scent would you wear if you had to deliver bad news?

    It sounds like they probably won't be giving a c**p what you're wearing. No offense.

    $.02
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    Re: Nicolaï Perfumes: New York vs. Pour Homme

    Spring/Summer=PH
    Fall/Winter-NY

    PH I found was a mix of 3rd man and Roadster. The dry down is a bit weird, as the cooling top fades to an ambery mid.
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    Re: Too young for anti-ageing/night creams?

    Broad spectrum sunscreen is the most important item you can use. Don't just look at spf, as that's just a measure against UVB rays (which burn you). You need adequate protection for UVA rays as well...
  100. Re: Fragrances that are really popular but you didn't like?

    A-ven-tus

    Boil 'em mash 'em stick 'em in a stew
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