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    Default Game: Guess the Fragrance by the Picture!



    Get ready for a brand new game!

    It's based upon the following idea: someone will post a picture that is in some way related to (the name of) a fragrance. Every member will then be able to guess that particular name. For instance, a picture of the Nile river and a garden near it could translate into Un Jardin sur le Nil.

    The rules are quite simple:
    ** Post a picture that refers to a fragrance. It doesn't necessarily have to be an existing image, you can also come up with a combination of images or create/shoot something yourself. Be creative.
    ** If your picture appears to be too hard to solve, you can give a few hints later on. For instance, mention that the fragrance's name is French.
    ** Please respect the web traffic and copyright of other people. It's recommended to upload your image to a free hosting service such as TinyPic , ImageShack , or Xs.to so that the original uploader won't suffer from hotlinking. Also, make sure the filename ('nameoftheimage.jpg') does not reveal the answer.
    ** Once one is solved, feel free to post a new challenge. If you've posted an image, please check back to the thread often to see if people have guessed the scent's name.
    ** If the poster of a puzzle does not return to the thread in a fair amount of time, other members are free to come up with a new one. The previous poster can still confirm later whether or not people were right in their guessing.
    ** For those creating puzzles: when confirming the right answer please include the house to allow easier archiving of the thread.
    ** Please note: everyone is greatly encouraged to guess along. However, this has to be an equally fun game for all members and therefore, everyone guessing is kindly asked to contribute to the thread by creating a challenge yourself every now and then. Don't let the guessers keep guessing and the creators creating, but be creative instead.
    ** Motivate your guessing, i.e. mention why you think it's this or that fragrance.
    ** Please only use fragrances that are listed in the Basenotes Fragrance Directory (over 10.000 listed). This way, people who are not familiar with a certain scent can still play along.
    ** For all other cases, please refer to the Basenotes Forum Rules.


    ** Every now and then, we try to update the list of fragrances that have been used on this thread. If you wish, you can refer to this list (see below these rules) and see which scents have been placed so far. The list does not prohibit you from re-posting a fragrance that was used before. Just try to make sure it hasn't been used too recently and provide different clues.
    LIST OF FRAGRANCES PLACED ON THIS THREAD SO FAR.

    10 Corso Como
    109 (Bj
    örn Borg)
    15h10
    23 (Michael Jordan)
    212 Men
    30cc / 50cc / 100cc
    360 Degrees Black for Men
    360 Degrees Blue for Women
    4711 Ice
    4711 Ice Green
    4H for Him
    6 Tubereuse
    8 (Abercrombie & Fitch)
    90210
    A'Arab Zaraq
    A*Maze
    About Men
    Absolutely Irresistible
    Acier Aluminum
    Acqua di Sale
    Acqua e Zucchero
    Afire
    Agua de Coimbra
    Alchemie
    All Blacks
    Always Date Lovely
    Amazing Grace
    Amazone
    Ambre et Diamant Noir
    Amor Amor
    Amouage Gold
    Angela Flanders
    Ange ou Demon
    Antaeus
    Anticipation
    Antih
    éros
    Aoud Damascus
    Aquasun
    Aramis
    Armani (house)
    Assassin
    Atao
    Atlas Cedar
    Avignon
    Aqua Allegoria Pivoine Magnifica
    Bazar
    Baie de Geni
    èvre
    Barefoot Doctor
    Baroque
    Bazar
    Beat
    Bella Belara
    Bella Firenze
    Beyond Paradise
    Black
    Black Code
    Black Dahlia
    Black Diamond
    Blenheim Bouquet
    Blue Grass
    Blu Notte
    Bogner Wood Man
    Bogner Wood Woman
    Bois Farine
    Bois et Fruits
    Borneo 1834
    Borsalino
    Boss in Motion Edition Black
    Boss in Motion Edition Blue
    Botrytis
    Brit Gold
    B.United Man
    B.U.M. for Men
    Buckingham
    Bulles de Fraîcheur
    Burberry London
    Burl
    Byblos
    Caramel Sunset
    Cardinal (2x)
    Carnal Flower
    Carré d'As
    Capucine
    Cassis Bud
    Castelbajac
    C'est la Fête
    Chamade
    Champaca
    Charlie
    Charogne
    Cheap and Chic Hippy Fizz
    Chergui
    Cherry Blossom Fruity
    Chinatown
    China Pearl
    Chris 1947
    Chrome
    Cigar Aficionado
    Cinnabar
    Citrus Cordial
    Citrus Paradisi
    cK Be
    Cloister Graveyard in the Snow
    Coco Mademoiselle
    Cologne Chest
    Condensed Milk
    Coney Island
    Contraste
    Conquest for Men
    Cool Scent for Men
    Cool Water
    Cosmopolitan Cocktail
    Coriolan
    Coromandel
    Corvette
    Coup de Fouet
    Covet
    Coyote
    Creation
    Cradle of Light
    Cuba
    Cubano Bronze
    Cuir Mauresque
    Cult of Helios
    Curve Kicks
    Czech & Speake No. 88
    Daim Blond
    Dancing Waters
    Datura Noir
    Davinci Uomo
    Daylight Encounter
    Derby
    Derrick Gold
    Desert Flower
    Devils Food
    Devos Magnetic
    Dianoche
    Dilmun
    Disarming
    Divin'Enfant
    Djedi
    Dolce Vita
    Don’t Get Me Wrong Baby, I Don’t Swallow
    Du Soleil
    Duel
    Dune
    Dunhill Edition
    Dzonkha
    Eau d'Hadrien
    Eau dans le Sable Pour Homme
    Eau de Cologne Imperiale
    Eau de Jatamansi
    Eau de Jud
    ée
    Eau de Lancaster
    Eau de Star
    Eau du Ciel
    Eau du Coq
    Eden
    Elite Model Attitude For Him
    Elixir des Merveilles
    Eloge du Traitre
    Émeraude
    Encens Flamboyant
    Encre Noir
    Endymion
    Enigma
    Enlévement au Sérail
    Envy
    Ephemera
    Eruption Man
    Eryo
    Escala
    Ex'cla.ma'tion

    Exclamation Bush
    Extract of Limes
    Fabergé Imperiale
    Fahrenheit
    Fahrenheit 32
    Fathom
    Femme de Dandy
    Ferme tes Yeux
    Feuille de Reglisse
    Feuille Verte
    Firefly
    Fire & Ice
    Flamme
    Fleurs de Rocaille
    Flor de Blason
    Florecita
    Florida Water
    Flower Bomb (2x)
    Folavril
    Fontana Deco
    Fou d'Absinthe
    Foug
    ère
    Four Seasons
    Fragile
    Fragonard
    French Lover
    French Smoking for Men
    French Vanilla
    Fresh Towels
    Full Throttle
    Fumerie Turque
    Furyo
    Galileo de Viento
    Gendarme Green
    Gloria
    Golconda
    Gothic Rose
    Grabazzi
    Graphite Solaris
    Green Irish Tweed (GIT)
    Guet Apens
    Habit Rouge
    Halloween
    Hammam Bouquet (2x)
    Hard Candy
    Havana Pour Elle
    Hawaiian White Ginger
    Hello Kitty
    Honey I Washed the Kids
    Honeymoon
    Honeysuckle
    Hope Chest
    Hunger
    Hypnose
    I Am Naked
    Iceberg Twice
    I-D
    IF
    Ile d'Amour
    Index Patchouli Pure
    Infusion d'Iris
    Insensé Ultramarine for Her
    Invasion Barbare
    Iquitos
    Iris Noir Secrets d'Essences
    Isis Gold
    Iris Poudre
    Island Hawaii
    It's You
    Jaïpur Saphir
    Japanese Cherry Blossoms
    Jasmine Brown Sugar
    Jicky
    Joe Grooming (house)
    Jungle L'Éléphant
    Killer Coconut
    Kingdom (2x)
    Kiss Him
    La Belle Dame Sans Merci
    La Petite Mort
    Lady Day (2x)
    Lady Vengeance
    L'Air du Temps Colored Doves
    Laila
    Latitude Longitude
    L'Anarchiste
    L'Eau Latine
    Le B
    Le Baiser du Dragon
    Le Dandy
    Les Larmes Sacrées de Thebes
    Let Me Play The Lion
    Lemon Velvet
    Les Nuits d’Hadrien
    Le Vainqueur
    Le Voyage
    L'Heure Bleue
    Liberty Fizz
    Ligea La Sirena
    Light Her
    Light Musk for Men
    Lily Angel
    Little Italy
    Liu
    Live Jazz
    L'Ouiseau de Nuit
    L'Ombre dans L'Eau
    L'Ombre Fauve
    Lonestar Memories
    LouLou
    Louve
    LP No. 9
    Luctor et Emergo (2x)
    Lune de Miel
    M
    M7 (2x)
    M7 Fresh
    Macassar
    Madame Carven
    Madame X
    Maitresse
    Malmaison
    Mandarina Duck
    Mandragore
    Masculin Barbare
    Mat;Chocolat
    Maybe Baby
    Metropolis
    Midnight Fantasy (2x)
    Midnight Rain
    Miel de Bois
    Mira Baï
    Mirage
    Mitsouko
    Miyako
    Montaigne
    Mouse for Woman
    Mushroom
    My Fair Lady
    My Queen
    Narcisse Noir
    Nautica
    Neutron
    New York
    No. 5
    No. 88 (2x)
    North Wind
    Nostrum Man
    Notte Romana
    Nothing
    Notorious
    Nuit Noire
    Nutmeg & Ginger
    Obsession
    Oh my Dog
    Oland
    Opus 1870
    Or Noir
    Oscar
    Osmanthus
    O-Zone for Men
    Padparadscha
    Palas Atena
    Palazzo
    Paradox for Men Blue
    Parfum d'Habit
    Parure
    Pasha
    Passage D'Enfer
    Patchouli Patch
    PC02
    Pele (2x)
    Perfumer's Workshop
    Pharos
    Philosykos
    Pink Bouquet
    Piper Nigrum
    Play
    Playboy Black and White
    Pocahontas
    Police Naked pour Homme
    Poppy
    Portos
    Precious Heart
    Precious Jewel
    Premier Muguet
    Pretty & Provocative Black
    Privet
    Putain des Palaces
    Pure Lightness
    Pure Turquoise
    Querelle
    Quimbaya
    Reflection Man/Woman
    Reve d'Or
    Révolution à Versailles
    Revolté
    Roma
    Rosamor
    Rose 31
    Rosebud
    Rose de Siwa
    Rouge Royal
    Rousse (2x)
    Rue de la Paix
    Sables
    Sacred Whore of Babylon
    Safari
    Samsara (2x)
    Sandalo e The
    Sandflowers
    Sarrasins
    Scarabee
    Scent
    Scorpio
    Secret Rendezvous
    Serpentine
    Serpent's Kiss
    Shadow Witch Orchid
    Shalimar
    Shiloh
    Shocking
    Siesta
    Silences
    Silver Shadow
    Simone Mounir
    Sir Irisch Moos
    Skinny Dip
    Solar
    Soleil Levant
    Solo Two
    Sous le Vent
    Sparta
    Spezie de Medici
    Spirit of the Tiger
    Spirit of Water
    Spring Flower
    Star
    Sun Moon Stars
    Sunday Girl
    Sushi Imperiale
    Suspiro de Granada
    Tam Dao
    Tarte au Citron
    Tea For Two
    Tease
    Temtation d'Animale pour Femme
    Tenere
    Terre d'Hermès

    The Great Red Dragon And The Woman Clothed With The Sun
    The Hanging Gardens
    The Third Man (4x)
    The Unicorn Spell
    This is not a Pipe
    Titania
    Trésor
    Truth
    To See a Flower
    To Twirl All Girly
    To-To-Ran
    Touché
    Two
    Tuscan Leather
    U4eahh
    Ubar
    U Black Hombre
    Ultraviolet Metal Beach
    Un Thé Au Sahara
    Up or Down Woman
    V (2x)
    Vent Vert
    Vocalise
    W (2x)
    Wild Amber
    Vamp
    Vanilla Macaroon
    Vanille Givree des Antilles
    Vanille Noire du Mexique?
    Van Gils
    Véga
    Vendetta pour Homme
    Versace VE
    Vetiver Oriental
    Vintage Soul
    Vol de Nuit (2x)
    Voyageur
    White Moss
    White Witch
    Winter Star
    X-Centric
    XOXO
    Yatagan (2x)
    Ysatis
    You're the Fire for Men
    You're the Fire for Women

    >>>>Through Page #107/ Post 6419

    Above are all author-posted answers through and including page #107/post 6419 of this Thread. Many thanks to Riannon, kbe and Aiona for helping finish the list.
    Have fun!!


    Here's one to kick off with:

    Last edited by BrothaG; 6th May 2009 at 04:59 PM.
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Default Re: Game: Guess the Fragrance by the Picture!

    Hannibal, I have a headache, remember?

    But a virtual Teaser! Great idea!

    Kicking off with my beloved scent. Habit Rouge?
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp

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    Correct, Murdock! You've proven yourself a worthy member (and husband), solving the puzzle despite your headache!

    OK, this is one I took myself (and edited), probably a little harder:
    Last edited by BrothaG; 29th April 2007 at 11:21 AM.
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Baffled!! Not funny for you when the first guess is right.

    Right, I will restrain myself (almost impossible):

    L'air du désert Marocain? With Rock Rose in the heart notes?
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp

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    Nope, I'm afraid that's not it, but the rose certainly plays a large role.. keep guessing people!
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Rose Water or L'Eau Rose? Possibly Ecume de Rose although I don't really see foam on that water..

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    THis is fun. Voleur des roses?
    I'm simplifying my life. For Sale Thread (some niche, some designer):
    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=222407

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    Can't resist: Rose de Siwa?
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp

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    Well, if that's an aircraft i see, and that's flak i see, and that's a rose i see ... then it's the No. 88.
    blackguard, n.
    3 : an inverted gentleman
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ5a2JH_BVE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWEOaosGDi0
    ... où flotte l'étendard ...
    ... Ich will die Ruhe stören ...
    ... Stand up and admit it! ...

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    Shadow, water, rose = L'Ombre dans L'Eau



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    You got it, scentemental Thanks for guessing everyone.


    Anybody inspired with a new mystery is encouraged to enter and beat our brains!
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Quote Originally Posted by scentemental View Post

    Shadow, water, rose = L'Ombre dans L'Eau


    Well done!! Will you volunteer for the next picture
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp

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    Here's an easy one.


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    Liberty Fizz by Nina Ricci??
    Everything passes. Everything changes. Just do what you think you should do.
    --Bob Dylan

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    Well done Musse. Is there really such a Nina Ricci fragrance with such an unfortunate name as Liberty Fizz?

    Quote Originally Posted by Riannon View Post
    Well done!! Will you volunteer for the next picture
    Sure Riannon. Here it is:

    ra.jpg

    scentemental
    Last edited by scentemental; 29th April 2007 at 05:12 PM.

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    Hm, could it be Jil Sander "Sun"?

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    Yes, Libery Fizz is one of the Belles de Ricci (the original green one with the pink top). It smells like tomatoes and rapsberries and I love it for summer. I had no idea it was actually called that until I came here...just thought of it as Belles de Ricci..."the green one".

    Rasa?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri View Post
    Hm, could it be Jil Sander "Sun"?
    Nope

    Last edited by scentemental; 29th April 2007 at 05:36 PM.

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    Is it Dali's Le Roy Soleil / Le Roy Soleil Homme?

    maybe the 3 "elements" scents by Mont Source? (earth, sea and sky? or maybe even boss's elements?

    lagerfeld's sun moon stars?

    boy it's difficult!
    what a fun game!

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    Quote Originally Posted by castorpollux View Post
    Is it Dali's Le Roy Soleil / Le Roy Soleil Homme?

    maybe the 3 "elements" scents by Mont Source? (earth, sea and sky? or maybe even boss's elements?

    lagerfeld's sun moon stars?

    boy it's difficult!
    what a fun game!
    Nope!



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    Sun Ra — Cosmic Jazz player

    YSL Jazz or Live Jazz

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredricktoo View Post
    Sun Ra — Cosmic Jazz player

    YSL Jazz or Live Jazz
    Nope!


    Last edited by scentemental; 30th April 2007 at 01:30 AM.

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    Default Re: Game: Guess the Fragrance by the Picture!

    another hint?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredricktoo View Post
    another hint?

    Sure:

    xx.jpg

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    I have put both the picture clues together for those who might have just joined the thread.

    ra.jpgAttachment 145

    scentemental
    Last edited by scentemental; 8th October 2007 at 02:10 PM.

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    Default Re: Game: Guess the Fragrance by the Picture!

    The image of Ra is seen = Racine by MPG

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    Default Re: Game: Guess the Fragrance by the Picture!

    C&s #88?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel_Cairo View Post
    C&s #88?

    You got it my friend. Congratulations.

    Czech & Speake No. 88 it is.

    Ra is the Egyptian sun god, but Ra is also the abbreviation for Radium, number 88 in the Periodic Table of Elements. You will notice that the picture had Ra written out clearly.

    The piano keys. The number of keys on a piano is 88 (36 black and 52 white).

    Which clue gave it away?

    scentemental



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rockford View Post
    The image of Ra is seen = Racine by MPG
    Excellent guess Rockford. I wished I had actually thought of that?
    Last edited by scentemental; 30th April 2007 at 04:10 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Angel?

    Pictures referring to the Jazzmusician Sun Ra, who claimed that he was of the "Angel Race" and not from Earth, but from Saturn?
    On his 'Spaceship Lullaby' is a song called Perfume Counter.

    Pfffff, this is a difficult one. But....fun!

    UPDATE: There I am in the early morning trying to make some sense of this and......someone else solves it!!

    But: great Picture Teaser and a very clever answer. Congratulations
    Last edited by Riannon; 30th April 2007 at 04:25 AM. Reason: Updating
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riannon View Post
    Angel?

    Pictures referring to the Jazzmusician Sun Ra, who claimed that he was of the "Angel Race" and not from Earth, but from Saturn?
    On his 'Spaceship Lullaby' is a song called Perfume Counter.

    Pfffff, this is a difficult one. But....fun!

    UPDATE: There I am in the early morning trying to make some sense of this and......someone else solves it!!

    But: great Picture Teaser and a very clever answer. Congratulations
    Thanks Riannon

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