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  1. Re: If you already have a lot of fragrance but want another, do you buy the smaller size or larger ?

    If it is a highly coveted one and expensive, 50 ml is not an option
    I still regret buying 17.5 ml pure distance m, should have bought 100 ml from the begining
  2. Re: Anyone own any Lorenzo Villoresi fragrances?

    Yerbamate is great
    grean, soft, tender all at once
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    Re: Creed 250 ml flacon

    Personally I do not like atomizers
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur

    Timbuktu rules.
    One of the few original scents out there
  5. Re: 100 ml Pure Natural Amber oil from the Royal Omani Court supply, very rare

    Bump
  6. Re: GIT or MI or SMW? What to add to my small collection?

    I believe that after some time, you will get all of them
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    Re: Classic fragrances?

    Mitsokou & Shalimar,
    They are very classic, and easily accessible
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    Re: All Roja Parfums prices going up

    Sadly this is the truth,
    I almost pulled the tirgger once on it,
    but my credit card was out of credit
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    Re: All Roja Parfums prices going up

    I hope the Oud price does not go up that soon,
    been wanting to buy it for 3 years now, but just can not
    justify paying the price tag Roja is aksing
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    Re: Etat Libre D'Orange - Rien Intense Incense

    OMG, just can not think of the idea of a more intense Rein,
    the very thought of it scares me
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    Re: Fragrances of the Middle East

    You will be coming to the middle East, or you will just be buying online?

    If you are comint, my advice to you: sample as much oud oils as possible.
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    Re: Quintessential fragrance(s)?

    Dunhil edition: reminds me with my fantazies about scents.
    It was the first perfume I come in cotact with since it was worn by my father.
  13. Re: 100 ml Pure Natural Amber oil from the Royal Omani Court supply, very rare

    Updated
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 7, 2014

    Oud Oil (pure attar)
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    Re: S O T D :Thursday, February 6, 2014:)

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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    Could not agree more, especially with stuff like Timbuktu, down right amazing.
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    Very interesting
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    Re: Out of the "Game"

    Do not feel ashamed or embarrassed to make a comeback
    we will all be welcoming you again
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    Have never tried Sonoma Scent Studios, I will put it in my radar
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    You should definitely check Rose 31
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    Re: S O T D: monday, February 3, 2014

    Very good choice, this is one of the few frags that daday complimented when he smelled on me
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    Re: S O T D: monday, February 3, 2014

    What is your take on this line hednic?
  23. Re: Do you prefer Original or reformulated versions of fragrances?

    Totally agree
  24. Re: Do you prefer Original or reformulated versions of fragrances?

    Everything is good in its time.

    Back in the old days, they used pure leather,
    slik, wool, etc for everyday wear.
    Today, these will be expensive, and synthetics have emerged.
    likewise with...
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    :laugh::laugh:

    hhh, I was about to point this out since you are both Mikes!
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    Thanks for bringing this to the light, I wonder what is this "beyond sex"!
    They have been around since 1993, so they must have been doing pretty well
    to survive till now
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    I see that PdM have already started to appear more in 2013 and for a good reason
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    Re: Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    I have not tried LM Parfums & Les Liquides Imaginaires
    I agree about MEMO & Eutopie
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    Re: French Lover vs. Spice and Wood

    Both of them are high class scents,
    and both of them for me have average longevity,
    I will go for Spice and wood for the juice quantity
    and for the artistic bottle
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    Re: S O T D: monday, February 3, 2014

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    Obscure vs marketing Gurus

    By obscure I do not mean lower end or low quality,

    I mean it is not known to the masses.

    So, which houses do you think, if given

    the right marketing and the same hype like

    other big...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    WOW, this is great!
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    A very well done indeed, a bargain you got there
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Congrats
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    Re: My Nephew bought.... Made To Measure

    Good News,
    Is he a drinking or smoking type of person? if not, 85 euros is really a bargain over what he would
    have otherwise spend on clubs
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    Re: Wasting a few sprays before applying

    1/2 a spray give or take, does not really matter if you spray 8+
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, February 2, 2014

    You sure smell great, this is the perfume concentration?
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Please bring this thread to life!
    I know that there are many of Basenotes giants,
    have not posted yet!
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    Re: My Nephew bought.... Made To Measure

    May be he already sprayed it
  40. Re: How many ml/bottles of fragrance do you need for the rest of your life?

    This question used to cross my mind,
    but now, I do not bother anymore,
    because I know for sure that for the next 10 years,
    I am going to get at least 300+ bottles in addition to the 300 I already...
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    Re: My Nephew bought.... Made To Measure

    Can not blame him really,
    the bottle is gorgeous especially for a newbie,
    and as others said, given his limited insight in the fragrance world
    I believe he was thrilled to get,
    this was the case...
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    Re: Which Xerjoff???

    Al Khat I think will do for you
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    SOTD: Sunday, February 2, 2014

    Good morning

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    New Harlem
  44. Re: Tuscan Leather vs. Tobacco Vanille. Which one is more pleasant?

    Tobacco Vanille for me because it lives up the name.
  45. Re: Money Exercise: Be happy only with $200 of fragrance for 5 years.

    If I only have $200 to spend, I will not opt to Western designer scents,

    I will visit my nearest Rasasi store (http://www.rasasi.com) and will stock my self up.

    The reason being that this house...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    No Creeds yet?
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    You really smell very fresh
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    You already have Aventus!
    Way to go
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    I am sure you will never regret it
    This is a perfume icon
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    I gave up my bottle in 2008,
    but I am considering getting it again
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Congrats Hednic and good versatility
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Very nice
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 1, 2014

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    Re: Molecule 01 - how many sprays?

    As much as you like
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, January 31, 2014

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    Re: S O T D: Thursday, January 30, 2014

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    Re: Your Best Steals on Fragrances

    It was Bond No.9 West Broadway 100 ml.
    I got it for $65 but that was in 2010,
    can not get this kind of deal any more.
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    Re: ROJA parfums anyone?

    Diaghilev & the ouds, are the best in the line.
    Especially the ouds: a bridge between the original oriental oud oils
    and the sweetened Western creations
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    Re: S O T D: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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    Re: Guerlain....Are you there?

    I will second this,
    especially Habit Rouge, you can not afford to miss it
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    Re: S O T D; Monday, January 27, 2014

    One of the best in the line
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    Re: S O T D; Monday, January 27, 2014

    Amazing
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    S O T D; Tuesday, January 28, 2014

    It has just turned Tuesday over here!

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  64. Re: What was your first niche fragrance? How did it make you feel?

    From the famous main stream niche: Amouage Reflection in 2008.

    From Arabian houses: Dehn Oud Al-Shams from Ajaml in 2003
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    Re: best Amouage Fragrace for men!

    Depends on how experienced your nose.

    I would go for reflection, because it is a bridge between mains stream & high end niche
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    Re: Modern Guerlains - your thoughts?

    I am a big fan of Guerlain,
    But to be frank, I am not impressed by the modern creations like homme,
    so in that case, I will go with Dior.
  67. Re: Looking for a middle eastern-style oudy-musky fragrance...!!

    Pure oud by kilian
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    Re: S O T D; Monday, January 27, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 26, 2014

    Double post
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 26, 2014

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    Cabochard Gres Vintage. (stock photo)
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday , January 25, 2014:)

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    Lorenzo Villoresi Donna
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Thanks Hednic,
    I found the Eutopie pretty pleasent
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Thanks Wit,
    Indeed they are. Some of them were long time coveted.
    Some of them were new discoveries,
    But the ones that really stand out:
    FM POAL
    LV Donna
    Alexander.J Le Royal
    Hermessence...
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    Poll: Re: Can you actually AFFORD your fragrances?

    I do not know how the criteria afford/can-not-afford is set,

    an un-affordable IMHO is if it is more than your salary.

    So for me, I buy what I like, regardless how much.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Two weeks ago while I was in Dubai

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    Helmut lang EDP (thanks hedonist)
    Helmut lang EDC (thanks hedonist)
    Bond New Harlem
    Fredric Malle Portrait of a lady
    Bois 1920 Real Patchouli...
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, January 24, 2014

    You smell good!
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, January 24, 2014

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    Re: SOTD, Sunday, January 19, 2014

    lyric by Amouage
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    i feel jealous, although I have a bottle myself!
  80. Re: You Can Sample One Les Deserts D'Orient...

    I own and love all of them,
    But Encens Mythique d'Orient is the one that stands out.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 18, 2014

    Same here,
    Was lucky to get 250 ml for a very good price
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    Re: S O T D: Thursday - January 16

    From a sample:
    Bond no9 Success is a story of New York
  83. Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    I normally buy big hauls quatarly i.e 10 bottles+
    I tend to spend around $4k each quarter.
    So that brings it to 1k a month in average
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    Re: S O T D: Wednesday - January 15

    From a sample
    Andy Warhol Lexington Avenue Bond No 9
  85. Thread: Bois d'Argent

    by salim96
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    Re: Bois d'Argent

    I put leather oud on one hand,
    Bois D Argent on the other
    Results:
    30 minutes later, No bois d argent
    20 hours later, leather oud is still there
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    Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    +++1
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi

    My favorite is Yerbamate.
    I also liked Patchouli, but I find it very similar to lartizan Patchouli Patch, and
    I prefer tte latter.

    BTW, who cares about this so called" seamless transition"...
  88. Re: You Lost ALL Your Fragrances in a Fire. What ONE Do You Buy First?

    I will have a new start,
    I will acquire new scents
    I would also go for less purchases
    and opt for the higher price/quality ranges
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    Re: S O T D: Tuesday - January 14

    From a sample
    Bond no9 Central Park West
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    This is already in my radar, one of the few bonds to impress me
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    Re: the arabian oud house

    Mukhallat Najdi is the epitome of this IMHO.
    The discontinued stuff was the real thing
  92. Re: Which fragrances released in 2013 did you find to be surprisingly good?

    None
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    Re: Best patchouli based, or single note fragrance?

    I have now stopped looking for
    Patchouli scents after I got
    Patchouli Patch by Lartizan
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    Re: Too many samples

    When I shop generously from a store,

    I go away with full bottles not samples!
  95. Thread: Manly Chypre

    by salim96
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    Re: Manly Chypre

    Fetish Pour Homme by Roja Dove
  96. Re: Wedding Night / Honeymoon colognes recommendations

    Congratulations to both of you!

    I am not kidding, but for special occasions where I want to be noticed,

    I go for the A-word!
  97. Re: Creed Bois du Portugal or bond No 9 Chinatown?

    Bois du Portugal
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    Re: Suggest new niche house

    Do not go far, either Montale or L'Artisan
    they are easier on your pocket in case you decided to buy the entire line
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    Poll: Re: The best niche is...? (Round 1)

    Guys, I think it would be a good idea to state the house beside the fragrance,
    not all BNr's can recognise the frag from just the name, let alone having access to it in the firts place

    e.g. a...
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    Re: The Kalemat Scandal

    Spot on
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