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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

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  2. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I went through my full dabber sample and I really liked it. Have been trying to decide whether or not I want a full bottle. I am guessing it will have a little better projection when I can apply two...
  3. Re: Bleu de Chanel Parfum: Now that you've lived with it a few months, how does it rank?

    I haven’t owned it very long, but it’s the only one I have that I can’t smell on myself 30 minutes after applying it. One spray to each side or the neck with some of it hitting my dress shirt collar....
  4. Re: Are fragrances experiences, or things? An ontological inquiry...

    I experience the ability to travel in my car, experience shows and movies on the TV, and experience comfort in my leather recliner almost everyday. These also last for years. So, both tangible and...
  5. Re: Spectacles/eyewar - looking for communities like basenotes

    My friends daughter manages a Warby Parker store in Boston, but I see that the co-founder was born just outside Stockholm. Check them out. They happen to be relatively inexpensive.

    And, as Brooks...
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    Re: Wearing to cover up bad odour?

    I used to use the certain dri twenty plus years ago. I hated having wet circles on my shirts. And, when you get embarrassed or anxious about it, you perspire more. Luckily, I had no odor, just...
  7. Re: Montblanc EXPLORER. Finally a designer’s clone of Aventus

    I smelled it for the first time today. I spayed it on a strip and when my wife came over I asked what she thought. She said "don't you already have that?" She was referring to Aventus. There's no...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

    I tend to stay away from the Macy's counter, but I was there today to buy some blend in with the rest of the office business casual shirts and grabbed a bottle of
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    Re: New Preorder at Creed Store

    There's a youtube video released yesterday with some guys named Jeremy and Erwin talking about it.
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    Re: After a day at the beach

    Sydney Rock Pool by Arquiste really has that sun baked skin smell to me. I went through my dabber sample. I like it, but I would like to experience a couple full atomizer blasts to see if it projects...
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Suggestions

    I’ve got samples of the three you mentioned. I like Carlisle and you’ve already decided on that one. Between Layton and Percival, I would pick Percival. I haven’t deemed any of the line full bottle...
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    Re: Expensive disaster!

    That sucks. In that case, I would definitely be asking for a replacement.
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    Re: Expensive disaster!

    Did the vial break while still inside the bottom half of the travel case?
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Note to self - never try the original versions :smiley:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Wishing I bought two bottles of OEII. I like SMII too, but I really like OEII. Both blind buys. It’s still in the 40’s here in noertheast USA, so my hooded sweatshirt helps envelop me in a shroud of...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th April, 2019

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    Re: Aventus is to pineapples as...

    Layton is to apple.
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    Re: Fragrance Packaging/Bottles - Classy Vs. Trendy

    Considering I won't even sample Bond No. 9 because of their bottles, I must lean classy.
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    Re: Body Odor on Air Planes.

    My related story is my wife and I are season ticket subscribers for the broadway shows at the theater in the city where we live. We have the same seats for every show every year. A large portion of...
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    Re: Purchase mistakes you've made

    Accidentally ordered a for her instead of the for him.
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    Re: You Have Some Explaining To Do!

    There’s one Dave I know that I call Special-D. Nobody can figure out if it’s a compliment or insult :smiley:

    To answer the OP question, initials and last name. Don’t stalk me bro!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    So far I really like OE II, but SMII has this powdery vibe that I can taste in the back of my throat.
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    Re: Can't get PayPal to work

    I think it may have been this site that I had the same problem with last year. It didn't like when I was trying to pull it directly from the bank vs. the card associated with that bank account (or...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I received another customer's order in error. If you happen to be on Basenotes, I left a voicemail on the phone number that was on the box.

    Update: I sent a text to that number too.

    4/24: I...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I received my order of OE II and SM II this morning. I go home for lunch, so I gave myself one spray of SMII to the top of the chest. The very first time I wear anything new, it always seems nuclear....
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Congrats! Looking forward to hearing your thoughts when you receive this one. I love their Midnight Special.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Received tracking info via text message from DHL at 7:04am EST this morning.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I haven’t received a ship notification either. Not worried. Blind buy, blind delivery :smiley:
  29. Re: What is the best ultra least masculine masculine scent?

    I’m surprised at the number of serious replies to what appears to be a troll thread in response to recent threads looking for “really really masculine” and “unapologetically masculine” scents.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I’m tempted to order another bottle of OE II and I’ve never smelled the first. I need to stop reading this thread until it delivers :laugh:
  31. Re: Most unapologetically masculine scent currently on the market

    I believe what you are looking for is called Lackof Shower. I was just picking up a bottle of wine and several people in the store seemed to be wearing it.

    Since it was mentioned above, I love my...
  32. Re: Your favourite shower gel and fragrance pairing?

    I think this is what I am using right now. I use whatever my wife puts on the shelf. I don't notice any of the body wash smells as soon as I put on clothes. Maybe I rinse off for too long.
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    Re: What’s a typical “grandpa” smell?

    It’s weird that threads keep popping up for things that don’t exist.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Congrats and great photo. Reminds me when I used have nice hair. The SA’s look pretty comfortable, so I’m assuming there isn’t another photo of you getting tackled by security :laugh:
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Thanks! GIT was (along with SMW) one of the scents I didn’t care for when I first smelled them freshly sprayed on a test strip. After giving them proper wears from carded spay samples, they quickly...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Since I've never smelled anything from ALD, I placed an order for OEII and passed on SMII. Fours hours later I decided to place a separate order for SMII. Oh well, my indecision would cost me an...
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    Re: Initio Fragrances

    Julien Specher created the PDM brand. His company, SBGC, represents quite a few brands (including Initio) with marketing, business development, and distribution.

    http://sbgc.com/
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Thanks, ready for spring with the classic GIT.



    Areej le Dore. Hopefully this new batch smells like these great reviews because I do like a smooth animalic:...
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    Pre-orders for the new limited re-releases. You can read about the ordering drama on the Areej thread.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2019

    https://www.areejledore.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/5D4_0934_s.jpg

    https://www.areejledore.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/5D4_0896_s-e1554462839143.jpg
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I figured I would regret not getting the Siberian Musk II, so I just ordered that one too. I have a feeling my wife will end up with my bottle of OE II.

    I hope I like my first intro to Areej with...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This is how I ended up there too. I was actually going through the checkout process just to see what payment forms were accepted. When I deleted my cart, it brought me to that page and I figured...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I already placed my order for Ottoman Empire 2 also.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks, didn’t feel like getting up at 3am to get a bottle.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    So is this 12am tonight LA time?
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    Re: Best Automobile Brand Masculine Fragrances

    Imagine a well constructed and reasonably priced fragrance that lasts forever :laugh:
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    Re: Who legitimately has the SMALLEST collection?

    I'm close to my 14 full bottle objective. I want to have 7 bottles that are better suited to spring/summer and 7 bottles that are better suited to fall/winter. One for each day of the week is a good...
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    Re: My Non-Investment Timepiece Collection!

    Thanks for sharing your collection. I hope you enjoy them for many more years to come.
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    Re: Today, I scrubbed off......

    I decided to give MFK Baccarat Rouge 540 another try this weekend. Two sprays from the sample vial to my forearm. I gave it 60 minutes before scrubbing it off. Something in it just annoys me.
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    Re: Any new undiscovered cheapies or clones?

    I think "new" should be clarified as well. Some of these suggestions don't seem to be very "new". New as in the past year or past century.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Thanks Chuck. Submariner availability (along with most of the professional models) is certainly tight right now.
  52. Re: Newbie here. Please recommend a Creed and Tom Ford fragrance similar to...

    For Tom Ford, I think Costa Azzurra fits the vibe you like.

    ETA: I suppose I should say that this doesn't smell similar to the three you listed. I suggested it because it has notes from all 3:
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Thank you. The dial color is called dark rhodium.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    ^^Nice Nomos

    - - - Updated - - -

    picked up a new one the other day...

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    Re: Schooling Sales Associates at the counter

    No, I would not do that.
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    Re: MaxAroma Parfums de Marly 40% Off

    I have purchased bottles of Creed and Amouage from them and would purchase from them again. They have a YouTube channel and do giveaways.
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    Re: Shipping your Fragrances

    I think it depends on where you are located. I'm only a two day transit time from NY, so I learned quickly there is no need to pay for expedited shipping. Then again, my orders from LuckyScent...
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    Re: Creed Citrus Bigarrade 1760

    Some info here:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/173803899851
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    My current small collection. Not sure what I am getting next. I have been disappointed with the last 50 or so samples I've tried. Looking ahead to spring summer scents now.

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th February, 2019

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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    As of right now (cold New England winter):

    Neandertal Dark
    Masque Montecristo
    TF Ombre Leather 18
    Creed Royal Oud
    Amouage Jubilation XXV
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    Re: Outfit-Fragrance-Occasion SOTD

    Outfit - Twill jeans, cashmere v-neck, suede Chelsea boots
    Occasion - Dinner tonight at my favorite Japanese sushi restaurant
    Fragrance - Neandertal Dark, because I’m eating with wood sticks
  63. Thread: Tired of Ouds ?

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    Re: Tired of Ouds ?

    I think this just made my day :laugh: and I am enjoying my fake oud scents
  64. Re: The Fickle and Unpredictable Millesime Imperial Strikes Again!

    Thank you
  65. Re: The Fickle and Unpredictable Millesime Imperial Strikes Again!

    So, I’ll be the first to ask, what is this beastly batch number you received? You’re making me want to grab a bottle from fragrancenet :laugh:
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    Re: Neandertal Light vs. Neandertal Dark

    I just bought a bottle of Dark a few days ago and I love it. I have been sampling a lot lately and these were really the only two that jumped out to me. There a lot of notes going on and to me they...
  67. Re: hey perfume guys selling direct, can you ship right away and not wait around?

    Then why did you call them out above as being a problem?
  68. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I’m already planning my summer fragrances, so I just got a sample of Amouage Beach Hut Man today.

    Love the opening. After an hour or so it starts to transition to that barbershop vibe and I just...
  69. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    If we don't agree with you, don't post. Got it :thumbup:
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 25th January, 2019

    Going fragrance free today - nice to take a break.
  71. Re: Why Do So Many Cologne Companies Use The Word Privé?

    I searched "prive" in the directory and there are 62 matches. The word "noir" must smell better because it has 298 matches, but neither are close to how good "black" smells.
  72. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    This link has a chart that shows top sellers 2010-2015 from the market research analysis group NPD:
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    Re: Today I bought January 2019

    I agree, and I am still going to order the white bottle version too.
  74. Re: Should mens fragrances go back to all being called Colognes?

    I enjoyed your sarcasm both times :laugh:
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    Re: Today I bought January 2019

    Just ordered. Not crazy about the bottle, but really like the fragrance.

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  76. Re: Should mens fragrances go back to all being called Colognes?

    Don't think you need to go back. Go look at Neiman's, Nordstrom's, Saks websites (U.S. sites) right now and and hover over the men's categories and what do you see them listed under? Cologne.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019

    I'm not sure I have worn one that gains strength as the day goes on like this one does. I can smell it more now than I could when I first applied it 8 hours ago.
  78. Re: What perfumes seem hot, passionate or fiery to you?

    Eau D'Hermes for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019

    From a sample. I find it rather nice, but not full bottle worthy for me.

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    Re: Providence Perfume Company

    Sounds like it may be worth the 40 mile ride to check out this weekend.
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    Re: Thoughts on Fort & Manlé house?

    I just got their 10 piece discovery set yesterday. I like the Forty Thieves and Maduro. I tried one spray on each wrist.

    Watch for it in the sale section :laugh:
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    Re: Your Current Planned Fragrance Purchases?

    If Twisted Lily ever sends my promotional gift card and sample credit towards a full bottle, I may go with Neandertal Dark.
  83. Re: Am I the only one that Never watches youtube fragrance reviews?

    FYI that you can speed up the slow talkers in the settings. I watch all sorts of videos at 1.5x speed.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th January, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th January, 2019

    Is there anything similar you could compare this to? Every time you post it I think this may be right up my alley. I may have to risk a blind buy while it's available.

    Thanks
  86. Re: Am I the only one that Never watches youtube fragrance reviews?

    I’ve watched some in the past, therefore I cannot use the word never.
  87. Re: One-Hit Wonders: Name a fragrance that you loved on the first wear but never liked again

    Terre D'Hermes
    Rive Gauche
    Patou Pour Homme
    Clive Christian Art Deco Cypress
    Amouage Reflection
    ...and plenty more.

    I tend to really like a lot of things on the first wear. The second and...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th January, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th January, 2019

    I always enjoying seeing your daily shaving set up. I'm the opposite. My hair is so light now that shaving Sunday and Wednesday gets me through the work week.
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    Re: Clive Christian 50% selected items

    The Jasmine is based on the feminine version of X, whereas the geranium one is based on the masculine version.

    Here's a link, you see some are based on the masculine version and some on the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th January, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th January, 2019

    Herod by Parfums de Marly for this tobacco Tuesday. Have a nice day gents.

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    Re: Jubilation xxv men

    If I understand what you are asking, "Item one" is the list of notes. "Item 2" is the list of chemicals used to create those notes.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th January, 2019

    SOTE: Clive Christian Cypress

    Free sample I received with my recent order of X Tabac.
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    Re: what's the one note you can't stand much of?

    Powder - specifically baby powder. Whenever I have tried a fragrance and I start to smell baby powder, I wash it off right away. It's not that it smells bad, I just don't want to smell like baby...
  96. Re: US - Many Creed's, Roja, Amouage, Parfums de Marly, Niche

    Less than 6 hours from posting and I already have a tracking number for my three decants - pretty impressive. I will follow up in this post when I receive them.

    EDIT:

    My tobacco trio arrived,...
  97. Re: Black boots - necessary, dispensable or something in between

    It's OK to wear brown boots and brown belts with a black sweaters/shirts. If you were wearing black pants with your black top, I would suggest you go with black boots.

    But, to answer the thread...
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    Re: Roja Parfums What can I try ?

    The fragrance shop only stocks Roja?

    I would sniff them all.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th January, 2019

    You're welcome fellow coworkers

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    Re: Post your first fragrance purchase of 2019.

    Clive Christian X Tabac - purchase date 01/02/19
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