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    Re: Way Off Scenter

    D'oh!! double post
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    Re: Way Off Scenter

    (echoing Mistertaz) Of the many outstanding reviews and reviewers here, it was yours in particular that really 'grabbed me by the short hairs' when this out of left field obsession struck a few years...
  3. Re: If you could only pick 3 designer scents to use for the rest of your life what would you pick?

    Chanel Sycomore
    Dior Granville
    Hermes Un Jardin En Mediterranee
  4. Re: If you were to Create Your Own Signature Fragrance, what would its Notes be??

    I had a somewhat similar idea to PWJ:

    Top: Ivy, Bergamot, Verbena, Pepper, Mint
    Mid: Rosemary, Camphor, Vetiver, Nutmeg, Ginger
    Base: Sandalwood, Incense, Cedar, Musk

    I imagine it opens quite...
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    Re: How long does a cologne last

    I'd bet more than three Basenoters have such setups.
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    Re: How long does a cologne last

    So why am I getting the feeling that the veracity of hednic's fragrance storage method is in doubt?
  7. Re: Please, what is the best "xerjoff" ; and " amouage library collection "

    I'm relieved to see I'm not the only one that has a bit of dyslexia with this one. :tongue:
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    Re: How long does a cologne last

    Lots of accumulated knowledge and wisdom in the archives:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/257112-Storing-Perfume

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/207691-Perfume-Storage
    ...
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    Re: Good cedar cologne

    Hey MonkeyBars, I'm begining to get the feeling we've got similar taste... well... smell :thumbsup:
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    Re: Good cedar cologne

    Two fantastic takes on the cedar theme are Azzaro's Visit and Lalique's Pour Homme Equus.

    + 1 on Tam Dao as well!!
  11. Thread: Encre Noire

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    Poll: Re: Encre Noire

    The thing with Sycomore is that it has that beautiful creamy sandalwoody Chanel base. It ends up being a fair amount sweater as a result. I got Encre Noire first (loved it and still do), but after a...
  12. Thread: Encre Noire

    by midniteoil
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    Poll: Re: Encre Noire

    Love it, and don't consider it nearly as dark and smoldering as many seem to. Given your top ten, I'd think you'd really like it.
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    Re: Luck with atomizers from ebay?

    Yep, accessoriesforfragrances.com is a good recommendation too but with one caveat; shipping charges seem to pile up very fast as you add items to your cart.
    The other e-tailer I'm familiar with...
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    Re: Luck with atomizers from ebay?

    I've purchased atomizers off e-bay at least three separate times without any problem. I think at least a couple times they were shipped from China. If the seller has a high positive feedback...
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    Re: Ortigia Sandalo

    Thanks for putting this on my radar Rodolfo! I'm a big sandalwood fan as well. A quick search of the archive revealed:
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  16. Re: Fragrances that revolutionized the way you thought about scent....

    Various sandalwood oils got me investigating wearable fragrances. Villoresi's Sandalo made me realize it could be a religion.
  17. Re: Im content with my small collection. Are you?

    Almost there... 'course I've said that before :tongue:
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    Re: Which fragrances are TRULY original?

    Piper Nigrum
  19. Re: Recommend some niche fragrances to look at!

    L'Humaniste by Frapin is in my crosshairs at the moment. A fantastic citrusy gin fizz kind of vibe that's deceptively unique and deep.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Well... it's a big ol' serving of humble pie for me today as it wasn't long ago, on this very thread, I proclaimed a decidedly blase appreciation for his Irish Green Tweedness. So what did I do last...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Apologies for being a stick in the mud here, but I just received my second decant (after waiting a number of months) and just don't get all the fuss. It's obviously a very nice fragrance.... among an...
  23. Re: How much would you be willing to pay for your favourite scent(s)?

    I'm tappin' the mat right around this price point too.
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    Re: Terre d'hermes & The one

    I suspect what you might be referring to wmim with "volume" and "muted" is the general easygoing vibe they both present. Certainly neither one is aggressive or takes itself too seriously.
    I thought...
  25. Re: Wore Acier Aluminium to cardio section of the gym today - mixed feedback

    Exactly!
  26. Re: Any clean soapy scents that work well for younger guys?

    Although the few reviews here are very mixed, Azzaro Now for Men might well fit the bill. To my nose it's definitely a soapy/clean (green) modern scent with a somewhat unique vibe that's easy on the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 September 2011

    Sonoma Scent Studio
    Fireside Intense

    http://members.cox.net/gambleriver/fi.jpg
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    First Whiff Experience

    One of the engines behind this fragrant quest seems to be a sort of wanderlust for the novel. Even if you're ultimately let down by the new sample or blind buy there's always at least the solid...
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    Re: Thanks Basenoters!!

    Thanks much for the welcome!!



    I was recently looking around to get some takes on this whole fragrance obsession and ran across this great post of Jardanel from the "Does the Quest Ever Stop?"...
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    Thanks Basenoters!!

    Hi all,
    So there I was minding my own business, casually investigating essential oils as a new way of bringing some pleasantness into my house, where upon I was apparently slipped "the red pill" and...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

    Howdy all, first basenotes post for me:

    Roger & Gallet Vetyver

    http://members.cox.net/gambleriver/ragv.jpg
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