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  1. Thread: DHI year

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    Re: DHI year

    Interesting. That does help. Thanks!!
  2. Thread: DHI year

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    Re: DHI year

    Smells legit. Bought it from a legit BNer. I'm just getting ready to sell it myself and I know some might ask about the code. Just trying to figure out what to tell them.
  3. Thread: DHI year

    by Teach13
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    Re: DHI year

    Ok...after looking at more DHI bottles, the 2001 on mine is where the batch code normally is. Now...batch codes normally have letters. Is mine different because it's a tester, or should I be worried?
  4. Thread: DHI year

    by Teach13
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    Re: DHI year

    I'm not worried that it's a fake or anything...just curious.
  5. Thread: DHI year

    by Teach13
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    Re: DHI year

    Well...it doesn't say mm/dd/2001. On the bottom of the bottle, where it provides all the info, it includes "2001." I guess I'm just so used to that being date-of-production (or whatever) that I just...
  6. Thread: DHI year

    by Teach13
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    Re: DHI year

    So would it just be a misprint? Does that happen? It's not like a sticker...it's etched on there.
  7. Thread: DHI year

    by Teach13
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    DHI year

    Maybe this is a stupid question, but it seems as though DHI came out in 2007...yet I own a tester bottle of it that has a 2001 date on it. Any idea what that's about?
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    Re: Mont Blanc Legend or Legend Intense

    I've tried every flanker of Legend, but always return to the original. On me, Intense smells exactly the same, but for some reason it does not last as long. If you own the original, you don't need...
  9. Thread: Pure Havane

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    Pure Havane

    Looking to trade a bottle of Pure Havane. 3.4 oz about 75% full. No box.

    Looking for (prefer 1.7 oz bottles):
    - Tom Ford for Men Extreme
    - TF Grey Vetiver
    - Memoirs of a Trespasser
    - Odin 07...
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    Agreed...which, if true, I don't know how he scored so many ladies...because when I wore it, it smelled like dirty, dank, men's locker room.
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    Re: Suggestions for beginner

    Awesome...will look into all of these. Thanks for giving me a direction to start!!
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    Suggestions for beginner

    Hi, ladies!! My wife is just starting to get into the fragrance world. She currently owns two bottles: Chanel's Gardenia and Beige. Her taste is very much on the light side right now. Not TOO...
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    Re: Scarf with overcoat

    Thanks!! This helped a lot.
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    Re: Scarf with overcoat

    I have a cobalt blue scarf. Thought it might be a little loud for the coat is all. It's also a solid scarf. No pattern. Is there any kind of pattern that would work, or does it matter?
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    Scarf with overcoat

    I just bought a black and gray tweed overcoat in a herringbone pattern. What color and pattern scarf would best match (I'm just learning scarves). Thanks!!
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    Re: Memoirs of a Trespasser....... Any Good?

    I double this + teardrop's comment. It's funny, I just had a sample come in and tried it for the first time today. EASILY my favorite vanilla, and I'm a vanilla fan. A smoky vanilla with some...
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    Tweed overcoat?

    I'm looking to buy an overcoat. I'm looking for something a little different than your normal black cashmere/cashmere blend coat. Thoughts on tweed? Still work in formal settings? Comfortable?...
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    Re: Worth the price

    I'm intrigued by Profumum. I've read a lot of good things. Actually just ordered a sample of Acqua di Sale. We'll see how that goes.
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    Re: Fragrances that are you personified

    Envy for men
    Allure Homme

    Runners up:
    Tom Ford for men (in warmer weather...Extreme in cooler)
    Chanel pour Monsieur (NOT Concentree)
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    Re: Worth the price

    As a teacher, I don't have the budget for bottles that high priced nor many occasions to wear something like that. I often look at my collection--which I love--and wonder what I'm missing from the...
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    Worth the price

    I'm curious. Fragrances that top $200 seem a bit ridiculous to me. So my question is: What outrageously priced frag is worth every penny to you?
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    Re: Where to find suit deals?

    Thanks, guys!! All are places I've checked out as well. I actually prefer Hautelook over Gilt.....and have also purchased the majority of my work clothes on ebay (can find steals if you're willing...
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    Where to find suit deals?

    My brother is getting married in March, and they're trying to do this on a tight budget. He's asked me to help find awesome deals on suits. I know of places like Gilt and HauteLook...and of course...
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    Re: Dress shoes vs dress boots

    So...I think I'm going to stick with shoes with suits, but would like a nice pair of boots with my jeans. Again--nothing cowboy-ish. Something just above the ankle. What looks better: boots that...
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    Re: Dress shoes vs dress boots

    ;) I'm not talking cowboy boots. The kind I'm seeing go just above the ankle. Leather. Look exactly like dress shoes, just go up a tad higher.
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    Dress shoes vs dress boots

    Sorry...I know I've been asking a lot of questions lately, but I've been doing a lot of reading, and that leads to questions.

    I see that it's stylish to wear dress boots. My question: When? Does...
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    Re: Coat Color (not suit coat)

    Great!! This is what I THOUGHT, but I'm usually wrong about this stuff ;)

    Thanks!!
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    Coat Color (not suit coat)

    I'm pretty much set with my coats--I have a sporty windbreaker for casual-sporty-type events...an unlined peacoat for fall...a casual winter coat...and a formal overcoat. I bought all of them when I...
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    White Belts: Yay or Nay

    I've never been much of a belt guy. I currently own a black belt and a brown belt. I saw a white one at the store the other day and thought--That might be fun.

    I have a formal outfit that I...
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    Re: Your comfort scent

    Chanel pour Monsieur for me. Just soft and relaxing. I tend to wear it more when I feel like crap, though. For lounging around the house with my wife, I tend to go with some of her favorite...
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    Re: Tom Ford Extreme size

    Works for me. Thanks!!
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    Tom Ford Extreme size

    I love this scent, but only wear it for special occasions...meaning I don't wear it often. That said, I'm not sure a need a 1.7 oz bottle. I recently found and bought a 1 oz TFFM bottle...was...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver vs Terre d'Hermes

    I'm not a huge vetiver fan, but I like both of these quite a bit (probably because they're less vetiver-y than others). For me, both would be worn for a specific reason. GV feels like the perfect...
  34. Re: if you were blindfolded, do you think you can name every fragrance in your collection?

    Fun challenge...I'll have to try sometime. Right now, I think my collection is small(ish) enough that I could probably do it. To be fair, when I hunt for a frag, I'm hunting for something...
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    Poll: Re: Bleu De Chanel - Longevity

    Obviously, it depends on the weather. In the summer, 8+ hours...in cooler weather, 5-6 hours.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 2, 2013

    The Dreamer
  37. Thread: Black for Bleu

    by Teach13
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    Re: Black for Bleu

    Bump with changes to what I'm looking for.
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    Re: Double Post - Very Annoying

    I hate to say it, but it's nice to see that others are having problems too. Thought it was just me/my computer.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 30st, 2013

    Finished my sample of Pure Malt
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, January 28th, 2013

    Bois du Portugal
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 24th, 2013

    The Dreamer
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    Re: Should I buy Bleu de chanel or D&G the one?

    If The One had any longevity at all, I'd go there...but since it doesn't, another vote for Bleu.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

    Dirty English this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

    TdH Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 20, 2013

    Tried my sample of Armani Attitude Extreme this evening. Not a fan of anything from Armani...but this isn't bad. Will never buy it, but I'll enjoy my sample.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 20, 2013

    La Nuit de L'Homme Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 19, 2013

    Dirty English this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 19, 2013

    Spicebomb
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 18th of January 2013

    Polo Black + aftershave balm this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 18th of January 2013

    Pure Malt
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    Re: Bundle deal (US only, please)

    bump......changes made
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 17, 2013

    Burberry Brit
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

    Dirty English this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

    Bois du Portugal today.
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    Re: SOTD:Tuesday,January 15, 2013

    Dirty English this evening.
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    Re: SOTD:Tuesday,January 15, 2013

    Finished a sample of Jaipur Homme today.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2013

    My TdH Parfum arrived today.
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    Re: SOTD:Monday,January 14, 2013

    Wearing Burberry London tonight.
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    Re: SOTD:Monday,January 14, 2013

    A*Men
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    Re: Advice for sensual, seductive fragrance

    While I love DHI and Back to Black...to me, I FEEL "sexy and seductive" when I wear them...they receive very little attention from the ladies when I wear them. My wife likes to sit in a room with me...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 11th of January 2013

    Tom Ford for Men Extreme this evening.
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    Re: Which one is more potent?

    I guess that depends on what you mean by potent. For me, LIDGE is stronger because its spicier. However, DHI lasts longer on me.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 11th of January 2013

    The Dreamer
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    Re: SOTD:Thursday, January,10

    Finishing a sample of Varvatos for Men this evening.
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    Re: SOTD:Thursday, January,10

    TdH Parfum
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    Re: What size colognes do you normally buy?

    Again...it's up to you and how often you plan on wearing it and/or how many other frags you own. For me...something in the 40-50 ML area is all I will likely need of any scent.
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    Re: memory triggers

    This summer, I was hunting for a scent to wear when my wife and I celebrated our ten-year anniversary in Hawaii. I landed on Mont Blanc Legend. Now, whenever I wear it, we're both sent back to that...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    Varvatos for Men this evening.
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    Poll: Re: Three Classics ~ Vote Now !

    Chanel pour Monsieur for me. It's my "comfort" scent. Love it.
  70. Thread: All Black

    by Teach13
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    Re: All Black

    I will occasionally pull out the all-black look as well. In fact, for my wedding, I had: black shoes, black socks, black tux, black vest, black shirt, black tie. Sure, it was a bit out there...but...
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    Re: Advice On Sampling

    I would say to sample what you want, when you want. I don't know how some of these BN vets do it now (after being in the game for years and years), but when I started a few months ago, I was like...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    Spicebomb
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

    Finishing my sample of Eau des Baux.
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    Am I wearing Pure Havane at the wrong time?

    So...I've been working on a sample of Pure Havane for awhile. Overall, it's been okay. I liked it...don't think I ever reached the love stage. Today, I finished the sample. I put it on around...
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    Re: I have to get this off my chest.

    ......Then don't you want it ON your chest? :tongue:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

    Finished my sample of Pure Havane today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday , January 7 2013

    Eau des Baux this evening.
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    Re: New to Basenotes! Some help?

    It might help people if you include some of the frags you already own (please don't include all 40 ;) ). This way, the vets on this board will have a better idea of the type of scents you...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday , January 7 2013

    Pure Malt
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 6 2013

    Jaipur Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 5th, 2013

    Mont Blanc Legend this evening.
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    Re: Question about seasons and fragrances

    I think people match seasons because 1) whatever they're wearing reminds them of that season (example: something crisp and fresh might = spring/summer, but something spicy might = fall/winter). 2)...
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    Re: Fragrances you don't wear in public

    Sort of...Back to Black is REALLY powerful on me. Projects like a beast. I'm not opposed to wearing it out in public, I just haven't had the guts to do it yet. My wife really likes it, so if/when...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 5th, 2013

    The Dreamer
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    Re: Did I get ripped off/scammed?

    I also have used myperfumesamples a few times with no issues. I actually have a shipment of ten samples coming from them right now. No worries.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th of January 2013

    Eau des Baux this evening
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    Poll: Re: do you have a signature scent?

    I'm always wearing different scents, but when I think of a "signature scent," I think of two things: 1) My "go-to" scent. The one I find myself reaching for the most. 2) The one that when others...
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    Re: most versatile scents

    Of the ones I've tried so far...

    -GIT is close. Projects better in warmer weather than colder weather.
    -Bleu is a little closer. Doesn't project as well outside now that it's winter here, but...
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    Re: Any Mont Blanc fans?

    I do a lot of plugging for Legend. It's one of my favorites. Was looking for a frag this summer...I liked Bleu. My wife LOVED it. Then I tried Legend. I loved it. I kept comparing the two, and...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th of January 2013

    Comparing: Pure Havane on one wrist, Spicebomb on the other. It's been an interesting morning.
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    Re: New-ish line: En Voyage Perfumes

    Very, very cool thing to do!! Just sent an email for L'Hombre, though Havane pour Homme also looks awesome. I've noted it so I can grab a sample of it later (during a future sample binge). Thanks!!
  92. Thread: Mont blanc

    by Teach13
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    Re: Mont blanc

    I also own both. I don't wear Individuel often, but love it when I do...I wear Legend frequently. It's kind of my go-to frag. I can wear it in the day or on a date with my wife, and it performs...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

    Back to Black this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

    The Dreamer
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    Re: How do you define longevity?

    For me, if I can only smell the scent by pressing my nose against my wrist, time is up. So...I judge a frag's longevity by how long it takes to reach this stage from the time I first sprayed it.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

    Back to Black this evening.
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    Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    I get a good 8 hours from Legend (more if I add a spray to my chest--I usually just do each wrist). It's been awhile since I've worn Individuel...but I seem to remember 6+(?)
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    Re: Found a couple of hidden gems today......

    Haven't tried these two, but I'll be the spokesman for Legend again. Great frag!!
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    Technically, I bought Tom Ford for Men in December...I just didn't get it until today (was out of town the last week of December).
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

    Running a test: Burberry London on one wrist, Varvatos Vintage on the other.
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