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    Malin & Goetz Dark Rum

    Looking for a bottle, partial bottle or decant.
  2. [CONUS] Re: Rare Decants: PATOU P/H VINTAGE; ARAMIS TUSCANY FORTE; JIL SANDER BACKGROUND+++

    bump
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    Re: NEW Lalique Les Compositions Parfumees

    Tried them all today and liked Gold the best. I can still smell it 6 hours later.
  4. [CONUS] Re: Rare Decants: PATOU P/H VINTAGE; ARAMIS TUSCANY FORTE; JIL SANDER BACKGROUND+++

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    Re: $100 retail shopping spree

    It is an easy way to get e-mail addresses which they sell.
  6. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    DK Fuel?

    I agree with the fact that it creates some interesting variations, but the extreme risk of monetary failure would seem to be prohibitive.
  7. Thread: Why?

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    Re: Why?

    HDP Petroleum?
  8. Thread: Why?

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    Why?

    Although there is very little that surprises me regarding fragrance notes (civet, burning rubber, smoke, tar, petroleum, bodily fluids etc.), I have often wondered why fragrance houses add such...
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    Re: Silly question time

    Maybe it is RAOK= random act of kindness. ROAK is some kind of Polish military acronym.
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    Re: Info on fraud on BN marketplace?

    Grant- Since it is understandably important for Basenotes to continue its "no responsibility" policy regarding private sales, this feature would somewhat contradict the "arms length" privacy claim....
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    Re: Info on fraud on BN marketplace?

    There were many times that several members were holding off giving negative feedback while patiently waiting for their goods. They were unaware that several others were also in the same situation,...
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    Re: Info on fraud on BN marketplace?

    It should not have been removed, as although the number of true frauds was small some involved large sums of money and some involved multiple frauds by the same person. Although Basenotes take no...
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    Re: I'm tired of poorly packaged decants/splits

    One might expect Basenotes members, as assumedly serious collectors, to package items to others as well as they would like them packaged to themselves. However, I have received quite a few bottles...
  14. Re: Is dior homme intense as high quality as a niche fragrance such as creed aventus?

    "Most of the time Niche is better..."
    I would not necessarily agree with this. I would say most of the time niche is different and/or more interesting. Not the typical lavender and bergamot based...
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    Re: Did Ralph Lauren really just do oud?

    "And then it lands into powdery but woodsy drydown areas rather quickly."
    "But a comfortable oud, that's probably wearable all the way to nearly summer; this might be the one for you."
    I tend to...
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    Re: Did Ralph Lauren really just do oud?

    I just ordered this from Bloomingdale's which has the U.S. exclusive. I will report back when I try it.
  17. Re: Ormonde Man Made to Measure Parfum 50% Concentration

    I think it is also interesting that they "stole" the name of a very recent Gucci fragrance.
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    Re: *NEW* Liquid Gold Euphoria EDP for men

    I got a bottle today. To me it is right in the middle of the male/female spectrum or unisex. It is very powdery and does indeed seem to be virtually a three note fragrance, quickly going to the...
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    Re: 25% off Fragrancenet Today Only!

    It now says 20% off.
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    Re: Thoughts on batch numbers in general

    Both very funny!
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    Re: Thoughts on batch numbers in general

    Who knew that smoke and pineapple would create such controversy?
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    Re: Thoughts on batch numbers in general

    Does anyone think Creed created more variations of Aventus based on Basenotes and other site's discussions of the batches?
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    Re: Thoughts on batch numbers in general

    Donna- Has there been to your knowledge a fragrance that has targeted the female audience which had two very unusually combined dominant notes? If so, it might be more understandable that the ladies...
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    Thoughts on batch numbers in general

    I have seen many question the obsession about Aventus batch numbers. I think simply the more diverse the notes, the more concern over batch numbers. As Aventus has two extremely different and rarely...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme INTENSO is finally out

    What DolceThaDon said: "With that being said "Intense" flankers rarely ever have a stronger performance than the originals.. The intense is more so about the scent itself being warmer and darker not...
  26. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    "At the moment there is no chance of the Politics & Religion forum coming back. We don't even have an off topic board at the moment."
    www.basenotes.net/threads/370482-Off-Topic

    Grant- This open...
  27. Poll: Re: Single most helpful, yet unavailable, piece of information:

    So there should be an option that asks one's age, with the big assumption that someone who is 60 automatically still likes the old school powerhouse frags fro example? There are many younger members...
  28. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    It has to do with the number of people who get offended by certain topics, and the fact that certain topics tend to incite. Why is every internet chat site obligated to indulge such incendiary...
  29. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    What Buysblind said!
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    Re: Very interesting article

    Although I find some veracity here, such statements as "as proven by science" are only as valid as the particular scientists who participated.
  31. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    A "serious collector" is not necessarily a "serious" person in terms of personality. Those who are taking the word out of context are being too serious.
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    Very interesting article

    The title says it all: The Most Seductive Scents, As Proven by Science

    https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/the-most-seductive-scents-as-proven-by-science-108692937846.html
  33. Re: Which perfume is close to the " Jean patou pour homme"

    That is very unusual, but an unopened splash bottle vs. a spray bottle with a very tiny break in the seal of the spray mechanism could explain it. I have seen such oxidation problems with Versace...
  34. Re: Which perfume is close to the " Jean patou pour homme"

    Not worth waiting 3+ years for these responses. I could not disagree more.
  35. Re: Is there a way to see which members have a particular fragrance in their wardrobe?

    This feature disappeared five or more years ago. It was a great way to make offers to people. I made hundreds of them and no on was ever put off. In fact many were extremely happy to trade or sell...
  36. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    I think I will go to your religious site and pose a question that will cause a discussion of perfume. OK?
  37. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    Why people think that Basenotes, a fragrance discussion site, has an obligation to champion free speech or otherwise allow virtually all non-fragrance discussion is beyond me.
  38. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    I am not suggesting that the site should be all "serious", but rather that virtually all threads that revolve around religion or politics will eventually turn ugly.




    If you quickly look at...
  39. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    If you quickly look at the posters with a significant number of posts on the site, you will see that most of them have been critical of this thread and so I stand by my statement.
  40. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    You are one of the few.
  41. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    You will never see many serious fragrance collectors post in these threads other than to object to their childishness.
  42. Poll: Re: Should the mods delete posts about what a religious leader would wear?

    From extensive past experience both here and elsewhere, virtually any religious based thread will eventually lead to an offensive post. Someone will post that a fragrance known for its tar notes...
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    Re: Ultimate love/hate thread

    Yes, many of the old school powerhouses fall into this category.
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    Re: Ultimate love/hate thread

    Agreed!
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    Ultimate love/hate thread

    Those of us who have been collecting fragrances for more than a few years will eventually come across one or more fragrances that we love one day and hate the next. It may be love one year and hate...
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    Re: Ebay transaction gone bad

    FYI- As a long time Ebay buyer (and seller), I have experienced some bad purchases, both fragrances and other items. Nine out of ten of my last purchases (some fragrances, some not) were clearly...
  47. Re: Hello...my line up so far and should I buy Aventus!

    Some batches have considerably more smoke than others. If you have a problem with that you should be careful. I have had some that were maybe 90% pineapple/10% smoke and others which seemed to be...
  48. Re: Creed Cedre Blanc 97% full swap for niche scent

    What size bottle, where are you located?
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    [CONUS] Re: Assorted frags, nothing more than $40!

    PM sent on remaining Gucci.
  50. [CONUS] Rare Decants: PATOU P/H VINTAGE; ARAMIS TUSCANY FORTE; JIL SANDER BACKGROUND+++

    I am willing to decant up to 2 ounces of my very rare vintage PPH, and will swap 5 or 10 ml. as well. Please check the going prices for this on Ebay so you are not shocked by what I would consider to...
  51. [US + CANADA] Re: Looking for swap for Cool Water, Kouros, Rive Gauche, XS, or YSL PH.

    You have no wardrobe icon for anyone to easily find what you have.
  52. [US + CANADA] Re: Looking for swap for Cool Water, Kouros, Rive Gauche, XS, or YSL PH.

    You have no wardrobe.
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    Sticky: Re: Proposed Rules for Items for Sale board

    Decant sales? Some members are now selling them.
  54. Re: A little help appreciated - Bad experience on marketplace...

    All Basenoters should be very aware of the recent crackdown by both country's customs agencies. At this point it would be very unwise for anyone to risk shipping (particularly fragrances) between the...
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    Re: possible allergy help please?

    Oakmoss is a known allergen.
  56. Re: Roja Dove/Creed/Dior/Clive Christian/Tom Ford/Amuage/Armani/Jovoy Paris/Lubin/Anat Fritz/+++

    I will kindly take 10 ml. of Korrigan.
  57. Re: I call for a boycott of all Dopey comments and threads

    It is very possible that this member is related to the Snow White gang of nasty trolls. Many have been banned and if you keep reporting this to the mods and admins I am sure the result will be the...
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    Re: Thank you to Stuigi and LPP

    You are all so kind. Thank you. Please give Grant and the next marketplace moderator(s) your full cooperation and understanding, as the rules there may change or otherwise evolve. Those of you who...
  59. Re: making rule for showing COUNTRY in for sale and marketplace

    This has been discussed in the marketplace many times. Although it makes sense, making it a rule seems a bit too strict as it does not affect the integrity of the marketplace.
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    Re: BeautyHabit 20% off

    Very cool! I just used it to get Idole EDP.
  61. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Amerigo Vespucci by Forester of Milan.
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    Re: Calvin Klien Euphoria Gold thoughts?

    Let's get back on topic.
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    Re: Ensar Oud: Kyara Koutan

    Just to review: 1. you have no posts on Basenotes other than those to sell your expensive Ouds 2. you have no feedback here or anywhere else 3. you are asking for thousands of dollars for your...
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    Re: Backing out of split deals

    It is advised that all splitters check this thread frequently.
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    Re: Buying Creeds from Walmart?

    Nothing on Walmart's website about Creed.
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    Re: Spamming messages?

    The admins have been made aware of the situation and are addressing it now. Please be patient.
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    Re: Spamming messages?

    Yes, the spammers are out in force. We are trying to deals with them as best as we can.
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    Re: Unable to contact an administrator.

    Dani and Grant are attending to their hospitalized child.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    They do ship to the U.S. and the coupon still works, so it came to $156.35. It will probably take a few weeks as it usually does from Australia.
  70. Re: What are the booziest fragrances you've had the pleasure of wearing?

    +1 "Krigler Established Cognac ... it's basically like pouring cognac into an atomizer and spraying it on your skin."
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    Re: Bond no 9 cracking down on internet sales??

    They have been very active in trying to protect their brand, initially asking Basenotes to ban their decant sales. Did you ask the auction site whether Bond based their claim on anything specific or...
  72. Re: New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    With the number of male vs. female members, it is not surprising that the few scammers have been men. Although I seem to remember one female who was caught just before she was sent any money. I was...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    what?
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    Re: A good gourmand that smells like custard?

    Helmut Lang is the "creamiest" men's fragrance i have ever smelled.
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    Re: The Darkest Day In Fragrance History...

    If Clarins/Mugler merged with Creed we could get Pure Pineapple or Royal Pineapple Malt. Now that would probably make 99% of Basenoters very happy!
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    Re: L'Oreal - Ruthless Dirty Tricks

    david- The irony is that you are offering goods/services in your signature that are not fragrances, so they must be removed. A bit too much capitalism on your part...
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    Re: Backing out of split deals

    Everyone has the right to exclude members from a split.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    If Basenotes members can't "obsess" over batch numbers/variations of well-loved fragrances without criticism, who can?
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    Why the Chinese market?
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    Re: WANTED: Paco rabanne 1 Million

    PM sent
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    Celery Intense Sport- YES! pluran's quote of Turin is priceless!!! Master-Classter may be on to something... Great responses, please keep them coming!
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    After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    I am sure some humor awaits, but Black, then Intense, then Oud, then...
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    Re: [UK ONLY] Ambre Russe & Cedrat Boise

    No size on the Ambre Russe.
  84. Re: My fragrances hardly ever sell on here....What am I, chopped liver ?

    The unwritten rule in the marketplace is that we sell at prices lower than the currently low buy-it-now prices on Ebay. We buy low and sell low so frequent marketplace users are usually happy. I...
  85. Re: Are the "Classics" Really that Harsh or are Most Men Simply...

    This thread has gone where the OP intended.
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    Re: Amouage Journey Man: mish-mash

    No updates?
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    Re: Carven Homme - first impressions

    Ebay links are not allowed on Basenotes. Please read the rules.
  88. Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, no hogs- 06/15/2014

    mumsy- Your idea is based on the honor system, but that is exactly what has been a problem.

    lpp-They should be started monthly so they are more user friendly.
  89. Re: New Free to a good home, no requests, no hogs- 06/15/2014

    I agree that if no one claims a sample then someone should be able to get it even if it is their second or third. But what should be the elapsed time allowed?
  90. New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. 07/01//2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  91. New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. August 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  92. New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. 06/15/2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  93. Men's Giveaway Thread, no requests please, October-December 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  94. New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. September 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  95. New men's giveaway thread, no requests, no hogs allowed. September 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  96. New Free to a Good Home, no requests August, 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  97. New Free to a Good Home - October-December 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Even though the bottles are free please pack them carefully! Please do not ask for more than one freebie per month and please do not...
  98. New Free to a good home, no requests, no hogs- 06/15/2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  99. New Free to a Good Home, no requests September, 2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
  100. New Free to a good home, no requests, 07/01/2014

    Offering samples and bottles for free will be allowed here. Let's see if we can do this without asking for sample shipping costs. If someone offers samples and then later receives some, the costs...
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