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  1. Re: Favourite Night Out Fragrance Around Smokers

    And look what it did to his skin. He was 12 years old in that picture.

    I'd wear whatever I enjoy as the smokers would have to smoke outside, without me (can't stand being smoked at anymore).
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    Re: Hated Fragrances that you end buying

    The only one I rather disliked at first but ended up bying a bottle of was Armani Code Sport. Can't remember why but I had a lot of samples of this for some reason and just used them when going to...
  3. Re: Gone but not forgotten - B*Men; nice article

    I've sold all my Mugler scents (apart from a small bottle of Cologne) by now but B*Men was the one I sold last. Not a bad scent.
  4. Re: Ever smelled a clone that bested the original in all respects?

    Debatable how similar they really are but Animale Animale and Angel/A*Men perhaps.
  5. Poll: Re: Dead Horse Question: How do you feel about Attack of the Clones?

    Haven't tried many. I remember Cuba Gold which smelled worse than Le Male, so I'm not sure if many of these clones come close to the product they're trying to imitate.
  6. Thread: Bury me in ...

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    Re: Bury me in ...

    The buff. Just a spritz of Monsieur Balmain on the belly to keep things fresh.
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    Re: Ten Questions about scents, tastes, and more

    #1: What's the most expensive scent you wear regularly? (and how often)
    Don't know. Also, when I bought it or now on Ebay? ;-p Don't think I've ever paid more than £80, 90 for 100ml (or 50ml?).
    ...
  8. Re: Sometimes, do you remember back and think you took this too far?

    Maybe a little bit haha. But it's no big deal as most perfumes keep their value quite well, so when I sell stuff it's never a great loss and quite a few sales made a profit (thanks for discontinuing...
  9. Re: Cheapie of the month ? Hanae Mori Him, Ck one shock, Burberry London ..

    Only know Burberry London, which I liked (and still own a small bottle of...but god knows where it is, haven't seen it in ages), and Ck One Shock, which I immediately regretted spraying on at TK Maxx.
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    Re: Which fragrance says Outer Space to you?

    https://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-01/fyi-what-does-space-smell

    Space smells like the perfect perfume (which doesn't exist yet?).

    If we just go by name, etc, then Dune. Even though the...
  11. Re: Does Fahrenheit 32 smell anything like Fahrenheit?

    Never directly compared them to each other, so I'd say they're quite different (though one would assume that they do share something at least). I'd also say that, like the Absolute flanker, it's a...
  12. Re: Do You Like or Frequently Wear Any BORING Fragrances?

    It might be a common expression in North America. I wouldn't be surprised.
  13. Re: Do You Like or Frequently Wear Any BORING Fragrances?

    North American talk. I'm dating one of them. I thought man spreading, manterupting (yep, manterupting), mansplaining and such expressions only exist on the internet but these women are real, in North...
  14. Re: Fragrances You Should NOT Wear On A First Date

    You could

    a) wear a non-offensive, safe scent that has worked before, with all the women that you didn't marry and stopped dating, incl. the one that boiled your bunny, etc
    b) wear a scent that...
  15. Re: Do You Like or Frequently Wear Any BORING Fragrances?

    Perhaps Mugler Cologne. Boring can be very subjective, there are people who'd say that classical music is boring or bird watching, for example, or watching really slow documentaries about daily life...
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    Poll: Re: POLL: WHERE do you spray and why?

    Chest. Wrist if I plan on sniffing something.
  17. Re: What was the scent that got you into this hobby?

    It was more due to doing research for Christmas shopping.
  18. Re: If a Super-Cheap Fragrance You Love is 'Gone', What Would You Be Willing To Pay?

    Not a lot. I think it was frugal Nietzsche that stated that if you pay too much for something (aka get ripped off) it diminishes the enjoyment. Tend to agree.

    Also, if I liked it that much I'd...
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    Re: Choose 1 of these Classics

    - Aramis Havana - Yes
    - Oscar Pour Lui - Maybe, if you like leather. It might not smell as it used to and it's perhaps less likeable
    - Givenchy Gentleman - Yes, if you like patchouli
    - Lagerfeld...
  20. Re: Scents You Love, But Only Wear When Alone or in Close Company

    I wear all of them out. If I don't they'll go on Ebay.
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    Re: Creed Viking - It's true purpose?

    I thought it's true purpose is to empty my wallet.
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    Re: I can't believe I just bought..

    https://tse3.mm.bing.net/th?id=OIP.eRg-vcEz7DgIi6DgvUXvLgEsDh&pid=15.1&P=0&w=231&h=174

    Just be prepared that you might feel like Robin Hood when wearing it and thus may become irresistible to...
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    Re: this guy has lost it....begging really??

    Not having met Jeremy it is hard to say what happened to him. How much should the mainstream media be blamed, perhaps even the parents. Personally I reckon the best way to help Jeremy, to snap him...
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    Re: this guy has lost it....what a clown

    I was considering to give money to homeless people or an orphanage or something but you've convinced me, Jeremy really needs it more.
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    Re: this guy has lost it....what a clown

    He can't find a generous sugar mommy/daddy? Perfume fail.
  26. Re: your favorite women scent (specified by brand) to wear as a man

    Perhaps Balmain de Balmain or Azuree. At least I seem to wear them more often. Also Dior Homme Intense which recently was identified as Shalimar by a woman.
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    Re: Bowling Green.. thoughts?

    I used to like it (owned several of the little splash bottles that come in sacks) but after complaints from the girlfriend and even random people on public transport I had to admit that it's a loud...
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    Re: Fragrance Feud thread

    name a fragrance that reminds you of your father - Azzaro pH


    name of fragrance that is inappropriate in the workplace - A*Men


    Name a fragrance that gives you a splitting headache - none
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  29. Re: NEW: Yohji Yamamoto - I'm not going to disturb you Homme!

    Name is right up there with Exceptional...because you are!
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    Re: Let's talk Comme des Garcons

    Think I quite liked everything I've smelled by them but consider them as too expensive for what they are. Only own Avignon.
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    Re: Fragrance Feud thread

    -Name a fragrance that contains a leather note - Knize Ten

    -Name a fragrance commonly associated with younger men - Aventus

    -Name a fragrance that is often imitated, but never equaled(besides...
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    Re: How Women Like Men to Smell

    So not all of the West likes clean perfumes for the odd reasons given then? ;-)

    Clean just smells clean, personally I wouldn't read too much into it. If the popularity of such perfumes is down to...
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    Re: How Women Like Men to Smell

    So you think our society is vastly different and thus, since the 80s or whenever calone became popular, we chose to wear clean smelling stuff to satisfy our right wing, religous urge, whilst...
  34. Re: Will anybody mourn the death of Hugh Hefner with a Playboy cologne?

    I'll wear my bunny outfit tonight.
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    Re: How Women Like Men to Smell

    So countries in which oud is popular are basically one big, non-traditional, atheist, left wing orgy? Asian countries in which they supposedly wear quiet (clean?) fragrances, what's going on there?
    ...
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    Re: Destroy a fragrance name with one letter

    Green Beans
    New Pest
    Knize Hen
    Kantos
    Lice*Men
    Breath of Rod
    Burberry Brat
    He Pood
    Dior Snort
    Rochas Nan
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    Re: Mock Thread: Had Basenotes been in the 80s

    Oi lads, look at my wad. Loadsamoney!

    Wearing 20 sprays of Polo today. Can hardly smell it thanks to all the cocaine. Anybody know something a bit stronger?
  38. Re: Let's Play.......Which Single Fragrance Have You Bought The Most Bottles Of?

    Probably Gucci pour Homme. Bought a whole lot quite cheaply when there was talk about it becoming scarce. Also had a lot of vintage DHI but sold around 2/3 of those as it will take me a while to go...
  39. Re: A cowboy in SF...separating the men from the hipsters. Rec's please

    Patrick by Fragrances of Ireland, Moustache. Or Aramis for something more American.
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    Re: What I did in the 80s.

    Did it take 2.5 years to test it on different bottoms with potential allergies?
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    Re: Roja Dove's Personal Favorite Fragrances

    I believe that they are the American version of Wotsits as my girlfriend just chucked her Wotsits in the bin and compared the two when I enquired about the food she threw away as it supposedly was...
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    http://media2.intoday.in/indiatoday/images/Photo_gallery/6_650_082615072831.jpg

    Some will like it, some wont. Is Fucking Fabulous better/worse than 1 Million (the image, or the smell?)
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    So it's a girly tonka fragrance for $310.
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    Re: Animal names in perfumes

    http://www.perfumeemporium.com/BigPics_m/Bee-Movie.jpg
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    Re: So Tom Ford F*cking- Fabulous

    The creators of this perfume were inspired by Ru Paul's Drag Race show.
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    Just Tom Edgelord Ford trying to make more money.
  47. Re: Which 12 fragrances would you part with from among this list?

    Bulgari, Guerlain Homme Intense, Rochas, Opium, Infusion, Grey Vetiver, out of those I know.
  48. Re: Any disadvantage to storing fragrances in a refrigerator?

    Which boomer said that :evil:

    But seriously, after seeing a few housefires (including the massive one recently, supposedly caused by a fridge...same brand I own ;-P) I'm more and more into...
  49. Re: What do you consider the worst "chemical nightmare" fragrance?

    Nautica Voyage, Aseel.
  50. Re: Something I've noticed...My top 10 isn't YOUR top 10 -

    True and thus the attempt to restore some sort of order and hierarchy in an out of control fragrance world is doomed to fail, at least as long as people who don't think that Kouros is king can also...
  51. Re: Something I've noticed...My top 10 isn't YOUR top 10 -

    True and thus the attempt to restore some sort of order and hierarchy in an out of control world is doomed to fail, at least as long as people who don't think that Kouros is king can also post their...
  52. Re: Let's talk: The most fraudulent fragrance houses with extreme marketing

    Is it really much worse than all the spray it and lay it adverts? Fragrance advertising pretty much always is idiotic.
  53. Re: Any disadvantage to storing fragrances in a refrigerator?

    Waste of energy, potential fire hazard.
  54. Re: Kiehl's Musk almost turned me into one of those women on the Axe commercials...

    Smells nice but will remind some women of their mother who wore it. So, if the thread starter is around, lock up your mothers.
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    Re: New and need some good options

    Aventus by Creed.
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    Poll: Re: Animalic discussion and a poll

    Raised in a city but spent holidays in the countryside, like the mildly animalic notes used, which never smell like real sheep, crocodiles or unwashed commuters to me though.
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    Re: Smokers(!) Effect on your sense of smell

    One of my ex-girlfriend's sister became a reiki master. She took a lot of drugs. Let's just leave it at that :lolk:
  58. Re: What movie would you like to see released in Smell-O-Vision?

    South Park, Alien, Frankenstein, Planet of the Apes.
  59. Re: Do You Get Mad (or even a little irked) When Someone Disparages Your Favorites?

    Only if the criticism is clearly rooted in ignorance and voiced by people who start threads about which sugar water one should use when desperate to receive any sort of attention from any random...
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    Re: Your least favorite fragrance house name

    They do seem to pronounce it Joop (like poop) in their adverts though. I saw one last night.

    Then again, this guy says it properly.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EcnbWJcUFg
  61. Re: Name TWO summer guerlain's everyone in the world should try

    Vetiver and Coriolan.
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    Re: Spraying the back of your neck

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQNXdUyYFTNlqb-3GhNTtDLn662iIeyIjzn4u56QlX8MHqUHUqOgA
    Then do your usual thing.
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    Re: Your least favorite fragrance house name

    It is. Well, sort of. It's probably more like Yooohp.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIWKsDcP0Tg
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    Re: Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    More or less, yes.
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    Re: Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    Pretty much this.

    Otherwise it seems to be defined like this
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/390000/images/_392396_cult_definition_fact_150.gif...
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    Re: Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    Maybe thetans suffer from allergies.
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    Re: Your least favorite fragrance house name

    Etat Libre d`Orange, Lolita Lempicka, Diesel.
  68. Re: Loose Women presenter, Lisa Riley, launches debut fragrance: Change

    Spare some change, mate?

    I think that's the conclusion she came to when reflecting on her perfume
  69. Re: How to overcome the awkwardness when you constantly test frags in the same shop

    Well, personally I think you should be ashamed or yourself


    for buying 2 fragrances in a shop. You most likely could have found them cheaper online.
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    Re: Asking another guy what he's got on?

    Hey, you smell awesome. What are you wearing? Want to come back to my place and check out my perfume collection?

    Not only will your perfume knowledge increase, you also might make some new best...
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    Re: My prayers to London

    Another week, another vigil.
    http://i.imgur.com/N3ZfpSr.jpg

    Not meant to mock the thread starter, of course :smiley:
  72. Re: The 5 fragrances every 50 year old gentleman should be wearing

    Kouros, Devin, Mitsouko, Moustache, Polo.
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    Re: Modern Frag & Frag Review Pet Peeves

    Beast mode, bro, the women love it. There was this checkout girl who asked me what I was wearing, this means all women like it. Yes, I talked to a woman. Boom.
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    Re: Most aristocratic fragrance

    Some enjoy La Nuit as the smell of horse sweat can be very appealing to princes.
  75. Re: Something like Lolita Lempicka but more masculine

    Body Kouros.
  76. Re: Recommendation: Must de Cartier Pour Homme OR YSL Live Jazz

    Must de Cartier (for women) shouldn't be neglected either. I preferred it to whatever version of the men's I've smelled.
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    Re: Perfume and LSD...

    There's so much other stuff going on when having sex with aliens on LSD it's kinda hard to concentrate on smell.
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    Re: Age to Start Wearing Cologne?

    Never wore perfume in younger years, as far as I can remember. It seemed more appropriate once one started to get on a bit.

    I'd probably wait until kids hit puberty, just as I would be slightly...
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    Re: What's with the dark blue colour trend?

    Well, 2 of them have night in the name, so...

    I don't know the other 2, maybe they're getting advertised as nighttime perfumes.
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    Poll: Re: Yatagan OR Pour Un Homme ?

    Yatagan by far.
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    Re: A tough decision regarding my collection

    And/or sales pitch? :evil:

    Don't really see why you'd have to sell them.

    Basenote members wear most fragrances around once a year (some every other year, depending on size of wardrobe), so....
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    Re: What would Spongebob wear?

    Pretty sure he wears Declaration.
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    Re: Why is there so much hate for Grey Flannel?

    Classic fragrance.
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    Re: Hilarious Creed Marketing

    It's either all true or Creed is a house full of artists who create their own universe and take perfume lovers on incredible journeys, and all for just a couple of hundred dollars.
  85. Re: So-called 'classic' fragrances that are still in circulation that should not be.

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51aMSm7F4dL._SY355_.jpg

    I'd buy that.
  86. Re: As a man, I just can't bring myself to wear a unisex scent....

    How someone interprets a fragrance and how it suits someone's version of masculinity just makes it less clear-cut than wearing panties, I reckon.

    Someone can claim that Dior Homme is totally...
  87. Re: As a man, I just can't bring myself to wear a unisex scent....

    My woman pretty much said the same thing about me wearing her clothes and feminine smelling perfume, she would be ok with it but wouldn't find it sexy.

    Some hobbies can't be shared with one's...
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    Re: Is there such a fragrance as...

    Ice Men by Mugler, maybe.
  89. Re: As a man, I just can't bring myself to wear a unisex scent....

    You don't have to. I don't think it will have a big impact on your life if you do or don't. Just wear what you enjoy and feel comfortable with.
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    Re: Do you not wish you could comment on reviews?

    People on Amazon or Goodreads are just insensitive bastards really. Also there's always the option to simply not read comments (which surely wouldn't be all negative ones either. Then again, who...
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    Re: Old world charm

    Of course not :happy: But I do wonder how smelly the old world really was.
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    Re: Old world charm

    Leather Oud smells like a Victorian harlot.
  93. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    Wishing you all the best and hope that you get to spend as much time with your wife as possible :)
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    Re: Do you not wish you could comment on reviews?

    Sure, why not. Personally I wouldn't comment much but others might and it may lead to interesting exchanges and/or vendettas. I do enjoy some of the comments/arguments on Amazon for example and they...
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    Re: Which Worth Pour Homme

    HC is better but I like the original as well. Cheap, old school scent that certainly won't please everybody but I like this sort of thing sometimes.



    Yum! :happy:
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    Re: Creed have lost their mind (Rose Imperiale)

    It's not really aimed at penniless serfs, I reckon.
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    Re: Luca Turin on Frederic Malle

    The readers' malfunctioning noses and lack of perfume related education and taste cannot be overcome easily, esp if they stubbornly insist on trusting their own snouts.
  98. Re: Do people ever find you *weird* about your love of perfumes.

    Some people will think of you as weird/queer/poncey simply for wearing a perfume as a guy. Other people probably only have a mild interest in perfume so a deep interest may seem obsessive to them....
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    Re: Luca Turin on Frederic Malle

    I'd think the guy is simply stating that one likes what one likes, so, yes, his nose, after all it is him that will pay for and wear the stuff for his own enjoyment, is more important than any...
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    Re: Perfume for introvert ?

    Is there such a thing? Introverts (and they may vary, of course), aren't necessarily quiet and shy. Introvert mainly means that (what they would consider too much) contact with humanity tires them...
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