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  1. Re: Any New Tobacco Colonges That Are Similar To Michael Kors For Men 2001?

    https://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.20105.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 24th July, 2017

    Guerlain - Heritage EDT (90s Vintage Bottle)

    https://piimages.parfumo.de/1/9/3423_64aefd2df8fc97d7ad601353e8f9b7a7.jpg
  3. Thread: House of Lubin

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    Re: House of Lubin

    Lubin is french for "good shit".
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 23rd July, 2017

    http://payload179.cargocollective.com/1/7/238147/5892104/Frapin_LOGO_2.jpg
  5. Re: Any fragrance clones that mimic the Creed Ambergris drydown?

    The only fragrance I've tried where I've been fooled into thinking I had worn GIT after a few hours.

    http://pre04.deviantart.net/4bc0/th/pre/i/2009/256/a/6/kiton_men_cologne_by_photoboy1002001.jpg
  6. Re: I've Fallen In Love With Sandalwood! Any Suggestions? The Creamier The Better!

    Yes sir.

    Carven - Homme (If this isnt Mysore Sandalwood they did a helluva job recreating it)
    YSL - Jazz Prestige (A ladle sized dollop of Mysore)
    Guerlain - Heritage EDT (Vintage only please,...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th July, 2017

    I bought this from silentrich earlier in the year.
    3 sprays for you sir. :beer:

    https://www.punmiris.com/himg/o.23655.jpg
  8. Re: If you were a perfumer, of any period, who will you be and why?

    70s Jean Paul Guerlain
    80s Carlos Benaim
  9. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    So sad. I liked Rich a lot, im sure everyone that knew him personally felt the same.
    I had one dealing with him on here, it was finalized before his doctor visit.
    There was a delay and I didnt...
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    Re: Finally got Bentley Intense for men

    Price has nothing to do with it.
    If it smells like crap, it smells like crap, price has no bearing on my sense of smell.
    epapsiou, no worries, I seem to disagree with bigsly at a universal level.
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    Re: Finally got Bentley Intense for men

    You're not missing much.
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    https://cdn.meme.am/cache/instances/folder735/500x/68128735/walter-sobchak-2-8-year-olds-dude.jpg
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    Re: Decant Atomizer That Doesn't Evaporate

    Mine were evaporating, used parafilm and the problem resolved itself.
    If you buy an atomizer you dont know if there is a flaw in how it seats, so it will evaporate before you figure out there is a...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th July, 2017

    Hednic and I are Marly brothers tonight. :)

    http://www.maxforti.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/PARFUMS-DE-MARLY-BYERLEY.jpg
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    Re: Decant Atomizer That Doesn't Evaporate

    Use parafilm to wrap them up.
  16. Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Homme edp bottle sizes?

    Yes. New bottles are 50ml and 100ml.

    69008
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th July, 2017

    https://www.punmiris.com/himg/o.41111.jpg
  18. Re: What things suprisngly dull a scent for you?

    What dulls my sense of smell?

    1. Too many consecutive days of wearing fragrances. I take a day off each week.
    2. Strong fragrances. I usually spray these under clothes.
    3. Spraying too close to...
  19. Re: Guerlain Homme Fans: Silver Plate Front Version Vs. Clear Front Version: What's your take?

    I have only compared the Intense versions with the metal front vs. glass front and I found the metal faced one to be balanced with sweet and spicy notes. The newer is more unbalanced on the sweet...
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    Re: Is my Millesime Imperial Genuine?

    Try this forum:

    http://www.basenotes.net/forums/284-Perfume-Appraisals
  21. Re: How many bottles of Gueralin Vetiver (or flankers) do you own?

    I have a ribbed bottle, a late 90s spray bottle and an early 90s splash bottle.
  22. Re: Help me understand the Antonio Banderas thing...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgfDctMEo0U
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    Re: Recommendation for the Husband, Please!

    Crisp, clean and woody:

    https://fimgs.net/images/perfume/375x500.52.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    I have stories!
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    I have stories?
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    Re: If you could have just 1 fragrance...

    Something I could pull off all seasons and not get tired of it.

    https://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.5945.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    I just said no karaoke. :)
    Im up for whatever, but i agree, 4 hours in 1 spot seems a stretch.
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    Re: 1st year with BN

    Dont hang out here too long...

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  29. Re: Next Code Red has Oakmoss in it? 12 100ml EDT

    Not banned. 0.1%

    IFRA regulations state that oak moss extracts obtained from Evernia prunastri should not be used in consumer products if their quantity exceeds 0.1%. Moreover, if the formula...
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    I'm sleeping at your place.
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    Re: Get it while it's good

    I havent. I alread own Eau Pour Le Jeune Homme.
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    Re: Get it while it's good

    :lolk: Good taste hednic. I respect their Great Jones and H.O.T. Always releases, thats about it.
  33. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    I have one more review to do before I review that line. Should be last week of the month for all of that.



    I will. Probably August when it starts to cool off.
  34. Re: What do you consider the worst "chemical nightmare" fragrance?

    Dior - Sauvage
    Emper - Invitation
    Helmut Lang - Cuiron
    Etat Libre d'Orange - Rien (This is the intent though)
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    Re: A good vetiver for the autumn

    There is only the EDP.
    "EDT" must be a typo.
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    Re: A good vetiver for the autumn

    Lubin - Le Vetiver EDP

    http://hautescent.com/singapore/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/lubinlevetiverslider.jpeg

    Parfums de Marly - Byerley
    ...
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    Re: Mossy-citrus for the summer

    Lubin - L'eau Neuve (Mossy, herbal, citrus)

    https://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.13441.jpg
  38. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    I dont have a high viewership but least I have my integrity.
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    I likely will be coming with my lady, and we'd probably be out for karaoke as well.
    Maybe some of us not interested in end of day Karaoke, we can peel off to somewhere else.
    I'll bring a giant...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th July, 2017

    https://uiimages.parfumo.de/4/2/2856_707e9826d919a23fbcdedf36a4390cbf.jpg
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    Re: Oh dear, I've become a "collector"!

    I has to smell good to stay in my collection.
    Here are some nice bottles I own that have made the cut smell wise.

    68679686806868168682
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 10th July, 2017

    Profumo di Firenze - 1954 Terrarossa

    Calabrian Bergamot, Sweet orange, Tunisian Neroli
    Indonesian Nutmeg, Polynesian Ylang-ylang, Tuscan Cypress
    Haitian Vetiver, Java Vetiver
    ...
  43. Re: Something I've noticed...My top 10 isn't YOUR top 10 -

    I tend to avoid "Top" threads.

    I have a hard time coming up with "Top" anything, because I cannot objectively judge anything as "Top" if I havent smelled at least a majority of a certain type of...
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread

    *fixed*
  45. Re: eBay Save $15 on Purchases of $75+ EXPIRES 6/26 8:00 pm PST

    Its usually once a month. Subscribe to alerts thru SlickDeals.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th July, 2017

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0360/2453/products/sport.jpg?v=1476803308
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    Re: www.jayrama.com

    Its a sister site of LilyDirect.
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    Re: Piotr Czarnecki - Sensei

    Good to see someone else wasnt impressed.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2017

    If it doesnt work out, I know who to contact. :)
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    Re: Today I bought July 2017

    Had some eBay bucks and saw this for a great deal sitting out there. Went for it blind. Go guts no glory.
    Green styled earthy chypre with immortelle sounds fun.

    Etat Libre d`Orange - The...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2017

    Cuir Fetiche is a little too much of a sharp civet leather for me to pull off. Some pretty iris and rose in there.
    Excellent fragrance from a great house, creative stuff, I'm a little too...
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    The later we wait to meet, the better chance of a cooler, more enjoyable day in the concrete jungle.
    I do not have a date preference, but whether or not I can make it depends upon work demands...
  53. Re: Can someone give me recommendations for niche summer fragrances?

    Parfums de Marly - Byerley
    biehl parfumkunstwerke - eo02
    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Garrigue
    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Iris Bleu Gris
    Houbigant - Fougere Royale
    Lalique - White
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    Re: DHI is this it?

    The lavender in it is fleeting, merely seconds, maybe a minute.
    The fragrance is more about a soft hand off between iris at the top and a clay like creamy benzoin/tolu balsam/vanilla in the middle...
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    Re: DHI is this it?

    Not hard to find unless you mean a *free* sample.
    Sets you back $7. Carded.
    ...
  56. Re: Your Favorite Discoveries Of 2017: What Are They?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUoBkhTFdWA
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    Re: Blind Buy Birthday Fragrance

    Do something for YOU on your birthday.
    Pass on them all.
  58. Poll: Re: How much have you spent on fragrances in the last 36 months?

    Over 36 months, you'd need to average less than $40/month on fragrances to be under the top tier.
    Just FYI.
    This poll should be a landslide.
  59. Re: Your favourite bottle ever in terms of design?

    https://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.28254.jpg
    https://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.5949.jpg
    https://thescentedhound.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/paradis-perdu.jpg...
  60. Re: Your Favorite Discoveries Of 2017: What Are They?

    Tail end of last year, yes.
    This year, nope.

    With the two Yosh fragrances, I just jumped at the opportunity to try a couple of high concentration fragrance at bargain basement price.
    If it...
  61. Re: Your Favorite Discoveries Of 2017: What Are They?

    Your Favorite Discoveries Of 2017: What Are They?

    Restraint.
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    Re: Prada lhomme intense! Omg!omg!omg!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgQ60DoNRJs
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    Re: Guerlain ideal home edp

    Decent longevity, but the fragrance is below bar.
    Guerlain is no longer in the drivers seat of creativity but merely on the mainstream bandwagon with all their shareholders.
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    Re: Does chanel sycomore smell like weed?

    No.
    Grassy, earthy vetiver with soapy, bright, airy aldehydes.

    Sensation and perception are not absolute. Some people will smell one thing and others will smell something else.
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    Re: Give it a few more wearings...

    Truth.



    In my experience, chance coitus and fragrance have zero correlation.
    If it were the case and strongly correlated fragrance counters would be the ideal "pick up" spot, not the local...
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    Sticky: Re: @@ Manhattan Meetup is Back @@

    Whatever date is decided, I'll let you know.
    Work demands pop up on short notice.
    I'll have to take the train down to Penn Station if I can make it.
    If I do make it, I'll bring a few fragrances...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2017

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    Re: Yosh sale on Hautelook

    Thank you.
    I picked up Sombre Negra and Konig.
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    Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise -blind buy?

    Stuff smells like hairspray to me. Pass.
  70. Re: DHI Discontinuation or Reformulation? Link non functional on Dior's website

    Its amusing what gets repeated and believed.
    If you believed what you read on basenotes, then this fragrance has been reformulated every year.
    I'd be willing to bet its been reformulated once. I've...
  71. Re: eBay Save $15 on Purchases of $75+ EXPIRES 6/26 8:00 pm PST

    I've done it.
    You put the coupon in on the checkout screen.
    Just make sure you check out before the coupon expires.
  72. Re: eBay Save $15 on Purchases of $75+ EXPIRES 6/26 8:00 pm PST

    Thanks, but nothing to buy for me.
    Selling mode, check out my listings if you want.
    I have some niche fragrances for sale around this price.
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    Re: CGIT is there only one kind of it?

    The site is legit.
    Its a new offshoot sister site to lilydirect.
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    Re: Fragerances for 50 plus.

    Not sure of accessibility of these for you to sample at a boutique, but all of these are worth at least trying thru sample or decant.

    Hermes - Equipage Geranium
    Guerlain - L'Instant de Guerlain...
  75. Re: DHI Discontinuation or Reformulation? Link non functional on Dior's website

    Packaging change:

    68050
    68051
  76. Re: Histoires de Parfums - When did the bottle change happen?

    450 views and all these members on this website, and nobody knows.
    I ask a question on a fairly popular niche brand on here and get no knowledgeable response to my question, but members bicker over...
  77. Re: DHI Discontinuation or Reformulation? Link non functional on Dior's website

    http://www.dior.com/beauty/en_gb/fragrance-beauty/fragrance/mens-fragrance/dior-homme/pr-diorhommefpl-y0479201-eau-de-parfum-intense.html
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    Re: Histoires de Parfums 1740 (Marquis de Sade)

    Cant forget the great patchouli note too.
    Im thinking the earthy green from the patchouli and the spicy brown from the immortelle is giving the idea of tobacco.
    I can see it, but I've smelled...
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    Re: Histoires de Parfums 1740 (Marquis de Sade)

    :lolk:

    Thought the same thing. Not even in the same space, unless all you can smell is sandalwood.
  80. Re: CREED SAMPLES for $Good Price$ on Fragrancenet Starting at $4.89 to $5.59 . No date

    Saw it earlier this week. Passed.
    I scoff at Creed, now that I've sampled enough of them.
    Too many mall scents with exclusive price tags.
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    Re: Gentlemen, what's your IDEAL gift fragrance?

    The answer to this will vary wildly based on the member.

    I think this stuff would be a killer gift for any serious male fragrance enthusiast.

    https://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.20105.jpg
  82. Re: Histoires de Parfums - When did the bottle change happen?

    So... nobody knows.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4zyjLyBp64
  83. Histoires de Parfums - When did the bottle change happen?

    Does anyone here know when the bottle change occurred from this:

    https://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.4530.jpg

    to this?

    https://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.4488.jpg

    Also, would any of you...
  84. Re: New found respect for current version guerlain vetiver

    Corporate line.

    I know how project management works within a company.
    Projects start with "how much money can we save on this entire product, or product line?" NOT "How much money can we save on...
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    Re: Carven Le Vetiver

    I also gave it an excellent.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py7qv_lZY2I&t=10s
  86. Re: "The demise of..." thread: what has been losing ground?

    Stop it.
    Even if it were discontinued, its supply and availability may be decades long.

    One of my favorite notes, Birch Tar is dying.
    Bel Ami Vetiver does a good job replicating it with Java...
  87. Re: NEW: The Art of Shaving Cologne Intense Collection

    I think Oud Suede isnt awful. Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but it isnt bad IMO.
    Its has a passing relationship with Odori Cuoio with the musky spicy feel to it.
    Girlfriend went shopping and...
  88. Re: Please help me to choose only one from these three scents ..

    Go fish.
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    Re: Finally tried latest generation Egoiste

    I wouldnt say "no one" did.



    I disagree with him on this one,
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    Re: Finally tried latest generation Egoiste

    Like I said, im not saying its bad! I just dont think its restored like others have claimed.
    Still one of the best on the current market, but the bar is awfully low right now.
    You're a good father...
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    Re: Finally tried latest generation Egoiste

    Im not saying the new stuff is bad, I just have a preference.
    I have it on my hand right now, I went to spray after my last post.
    It seems less complex to me, I cant find the dewy rose easy and...
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    Re: You can only keep 5 bottles...

    I reject your reality and substitute my own.
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    Re: Finally tried latest generation Egoiste

    The current is more of a mass market appeal fragrance now with the interested bits voted off the island for a more pleasant ride for the amateur nose.
    Definitely thinner, more ambery than the...
  94. Re: Please help me start over with one of these frags.

    Perfect for steady warm temps, not the most conservative or masculine though.
    Consider Guerlain's L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme EDT, more masculine and always has brightness from either citrus...
  95. Thread: Scent coursing

    by MegaMav
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    Re: Scent coursing

    Odori - Cuoio is a medium volumed steady performer of soft, spicy, musky suede. Excellent fragrance and might be easier to find outside the US.
    If you can find a good deal on it, say... $40-$50 USD...
  96. Re: Been fragrancing for about a year seriously, how do most men change over time?

    I think it depends upon how seriously you take the hobby.
    Weekend sprayers are probably going to have different tastes than people that appreciate nuance and complexity.

    Notes I came around to...
  97. Thread: Scent coursing

    by MegaMav
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    Re: Scent coursing

    Odori - Cuoio
    Biehl Parfumkunstwerke - eo02
    Guerlain - Cologne du 68
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    Re: Today I bought June 2017

    Maybe im crazy to think I'll actually get thru my 15ml small bottle, but I find this stuff completely compelling despite my girlfriend's abhorrent response to it.
    Theres something about it, it must...
  99. Re: The Heavy Sprayer's Lounge Here Turned Me Into Pepe' Le Pew... and I Love It!

    Im naturally warm, 3-4 sprays at most for me. Rarely do I have longevity problems.
    Fragrances like Costume National Homme, Dior Homme Parfum, Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum, Chopard Oud Malaki, 1740...
  100. Re: Fragrances that used to be great, and not so much now in 2017

    Hmm, maybe I should hang onto my 2013 (13U01) bottle just for that.
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