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  1. #31

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrd4t View Post
    Is that a Freudian mispelling?
    absolutely.....=) a meating with lots of meat present....Lol.

    i have noticed as time passes from my HS/college days, my grammar and spelling have deteriorated accordingly....quite sad actually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by acceptfacts View Post
    absolutely.....=) a meating with lots of meat present....Lol.

    i have noticed as time passes from my HS/college days, my grammar and spelling have deteriorated accordingly....quite sad actually.
    Sadly, my cash on hand has deteriorated since I joined Basenotes.

    For a NOTICE ME fragrance, heavy patchouli scents for me always seem to announce I'm there. Patchouli Leaves by Montale is one of my biggest powerhouse patchouli scents I have. H.O.T. Always has also garnered immediate attention when I walked into a bar no less. (it was only a few sprays and it was my friend that noticed but still ).

    I agree with all the Montale Aoud votes as well. I really try to be conservative with those so I don't gas anyone out.

    I also see Musc Ravageur as a powerhouse but again, that's something I try to be super light with application to keep it in check.
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  3. #33

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrd4t View Post
    Sadly, my cash on hand has deteriorated since I joined Basenotes.

    For a NOTICE ME fragrance, heavy patchouli scents for me always seem to announce I'm there. Patchouli Leaves by Montale is one of my biggest powerhouse patchouli scents I have. H.O.T. Always has also garnered immediate attention when I walked into a bar no less. (it was only a few sprays and it was my friend that noticed but still ).

    I agree with all the Montale Aoud votes as well. I really try to be conservative with those so I don't gas anyone out.

    I also see Musc Ravageur as a powerhouse but again, that's something I try to be super light with application to keep it in check.


    the surprising thing with Musc Ravageur(which i love) that no matter how much I swim in it, people usually seem to notice it only within first 15-20 minutes of application or when they are right next to me and I mean i bathe in it...i'm notorious for spraying 15-20 MR sprays at a time...clothes included.
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  4. #34

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    L'Air du Desert Marocain.....every time I wear this, my wife always comments on how good I smell.

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    I never tried going out with L'Air du Desert Marocain yet - its too hot for it - but I got quite a pleasant reaction with Creed's Millesime Imperial!

    Its a fragrance I like however I can't imagine myself getting a full bottle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Str8_SHAVER View Post
    L'Air du Desert Marocain.....every time I wear this, my wife always comments on how good I smell.

    Same here. This is the one.
    Snarky is as snarky does.

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    Default Re: what is your "You Will Notice Me!" niche fragrance?

    The two scents have most recently gotten me "noticed" in the Biblical sense: Nasomatto Duro and MPG Parfum d'Habit.
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    Just out of curiosity, how many sprays is suitable for the Montale Aouds? take Black Aoud for example? Is one spray all it should take?

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    Quote Originally Posted by moon_fish View Post
    People will notice every LOUD, UNEXPECTED scent no matter is it designer`s or niche.
    Like, Peau d`Espagne SMN or Montale`s Ouds done with 3-4 sprays will be noticed immediately.
    Or, Fracas Piguet, Joy Jean Patou or Un Jardins de Bagatelle Guerlain will be noticed on every man as something unexpected.
    True vintage discontinued perfumes will take attention too as they does not fit to modern politically correct way of using perfumery. Let`s say Chypre Coty, Cuir\Revolte de Lancome, Macassar Rochas... as there were no niche those times
    What a bag full of good advice! The first two coming to my mind were Arabie and Knize 10. But you're so right: Peau d'Espagne of course!

    Jardins de Bagatelle and Joy are 'secret loves' of mine. But at least the Jardins cannot be pinned down by most people. I'll try wearing it in public at least once if the summer stays on. <<<<<Surprisingly, this is one of the few gems that shows just blank space in the review section. Hermés Amazone at least has three. I find the latter quite noticeable too, but nobody ever commented it. Maybe I'm still overly self conscious when I wear feminines.
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    Ava Luxe - Madame X. I wear that and suddenly the men I know stand a little closer. Whether I want them to or not.

    Serge Lutens - Daim Blond. A friend of ours (one not known for his powers of observation) stopped me and asked what I was wearing. He wanted it both for himself and his fiancee.

    Keiko Mecheri - Loukhoum - People like cookies

    Acceptfacts - so with you on the deterioration of one's grasp of the English language. Mine deteriorated with the jump to professional life (and its associated "meatings") My blogging and message board activities don't help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JaimeB View Post
    The two scents have most recently gotten me "noticed" in the Biblical sense: Nasomatto Duro and MPG Parfum d'Habit.
    duro is a monster.....in a terrific way.....but its one of those few fragrances which I can not discern.....does it have amazing sillage or is it just ever present and long lasting to my own nose and not to those around me...
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  12. #42

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    Quote Originally Posted by acceptfacts View Post
    thats assuming if the CEOs you're speaking to are gay...what fragrance would you wear into a meating with a hetero CEO to have the same "i'm taking control of this meeting" effect?
    What I meant was, even a hetero male will get the sexy vibe from MKK. Did that sound too much like Borat? The other direction you could go in is clean, clean, clean, Puro Lino for example. That one erases all sexual thoughts. I would never wear an oud fragrance to a business meeting, considering the prejudices towards Arabic people these days.

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    Default Re: what is your "You Will Notice Me!" niche fragrance?

    Quote Originally Posted by acceptfacts View Post
    duro is a monster.....in a terrific way.....but its one of those few fragrances which I can not discern.....does it have amazing sillage or is it just ever present and long lasting to my own nose and not to those around me...
    Last time I wore it, it hung out on my sport coat for three days. Heads will turn!
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    Quote Originally Posted by leffleur View Post
    Several people have complimented Molecule 01. Only women seem to notice it though. Weirdest perfume experience yet...Women smell it and compliment it from several feet away or soon as I enter their personal space, whereas a male co-worker stuck his nose right up to my wrist (a few minutes after spraying and dabbing) and said he could barely smell it.
    I found this too with Molecule 02...

    I had a test spritz on my forearm when I went to collect my kids from swimming. I sat down on the stands about three feet from a young (and very yummy) mummy who immediately asked me what I was wearing. I had tested other scents too, but it was the Molecule she was getting. I couldn't smell it at all at that point, but she could - from three feet away beside an indoor swimming pool where the air was hot, humid and filled with chlorine!

    That experience has left me sorely tempted to buy full bottles of both Molecules... If only I could smell them too...

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    I second, third and fourth this. I have never worn a Montale that DIDN'T get comments and Black Aoud gets the most and the loudest. LOL



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  16. #46

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    If you put on enough Jardin du Nil, it will get you noticed for sure - though the attention you receive may not be positive one.

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    Black Aoud

    4 hours after application, my uncle was wondering where this patchouli smell came from
    he said i was "storming"

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