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    Default Best Casino scent

    Just that really. Going to a casino for a friends birthday next month. What would you wear? What should I wear? I want to go with a niche fragrance because I want to be unique among my friends (none of whom have the first clue about the existence of niche fragrances).

    Feel free to either go with something from my wardrobe, or something I don't own yet. I'm just about ready to pick a new fragrance up anyway. Unless you lot change my mind, I was planning on my next purchase being Tobacco Vanille (even before I knew about this gig). Think that would fit the bill? Or maybe something else?

    Just a heads up for overseas guys - one thing I won't have to worry about is trying to overpower the smell of cigarette smoke as thankfully smoking indoors is banned here in the UK. Of my current wardrobe, i'd lean towards Pure Malt I think. Not niche, I know - but not something most average Joe's will have in their arsenal either.

    The floor is yours, gentlemen....

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    Love and luck makes sense i guess... i mean it has dice and cards on the bottle.

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    Aventus, because it smells like a winner! And once you discovered it, you hit the jackpot...Smile

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    Memoir Man.

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    Something from the line of Amouage!

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    Cartier Must Essence...so you can get lucky in more ways than one.
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Jack Black Silver Mark

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    From your wardrobe, Straight to Heaven would fit perfectly

    if you're lucky on the night and have some spare changes from winning at the casino, grab yourself a bottle of Puredistance M
    AUSSIES, join our exclusive niche split club.

    https://groups.google.com/forum/?fro...s-niche-splits

    Currently splitting:

    Amouage - Tribute, Homage and OPUS VII
    Andy Tauer - Noontide Petals, Miriam and Loretta
    HdP - Veni, Vidi, Vici and Rosam, Ambrarem, Petroleum
    The Different Company - Oud Shamash, Oud for Love and Aurore Nomade
    Guerlain - Sous Le Vent, Anglique Noire, Bois d'Armenie, Cruel Gardenia, Rose Barbare

    and many more niches up for split...

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    Molecule 01 is understated and Ghost like, sneaks in and out. Will trail you and leave people wanting more, but will seem invisible to those closest to you after a moments exposure.

    Tuscan Leather is a bad-A scent any way you look at it (or smell at it!)

    Encre Noire seems like something a high roller would wear or smell like

    GOOD LUCK choosing and playing!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HDDP View Post
    From your wardrobe, Straight to Heaven would fit perfectly

    if you're lucky on the night and have some spare changes from winning at the casino, grab yourself a bottle of Puredistance M
    Ah yes, slight issue there - I (perhaps foolishly in hindsight) gave a friend of mine a sample of STH after I bought a bottle as I didn't need it anymore. He's pretty enamoured with it and is almost certainly going to be wearing that. I don't think he actually owns anything else!

    So really, I need something that's going to outshine STH! One of the other guys ALWAYS wears Le Male, so I could do with something that's going to compete with such a beast too.

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    Fougere Royale

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    Jovan Musk For Men. Strong, cheap, a horribly guilty pleasure. Toss in some drinking and gambling and you have a complete matching set.

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    Davidoff the Game; 'nuff said.
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    On Sillage:

    If someone can smell me at more than an arm's length away, I'm probably wearing too much of whatever I applied; if she can distinctly make out the top notes, then perhaps I left the house a bit too soon..

    On icebreaker:

    I tend to compliment people on their frags to make short talks rather than anything more meaningful.

    Si o No?

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    frapin speakeasy

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    Pure Havane

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    aventus.

    you may lose all of your money, but you'll come back to your hotel with two beautiful women (and STDs)

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    Quote Originally Posted by noirdrakkar View Post
    aventus.

    you may lose all of your money, but you'll come back to your hotel with two beautiful women (and STDs)
    maybe he should stay away from aventus then

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    Vintage Tabarome, Royal Delight, Egoste (original), Caron Tabac Blonde.

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    The Gambler by Jovan.
    For those about to stink, I salute you!

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    Default Re: Best Casino scent

    I spent NYE trolling through Cesars palace, Amouage Interlude Man was my scent of choice, and it did very well.

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    Aventus!

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    A men Pure Havane

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    Default Re: Best Casino scent

    Quote Originally Posted by noirdrakkar View Post
    aventus.

    you may lose all of your money, but you'll come back to your hotel with two beautiful women (and STDs)
    Brilliant quote! Exactly this! )

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    Bond No. 9 Las Vegas

    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. Clive Christian - 1872
    6. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    7. Xerjoff - Nio
    8. Neela Vermeire - Bombay Bling
    9. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    10. Chanel - Allure Homme Edition Blanche

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    Puredistance M is so damn confident and sexy even the croupier will have difficulties concentrating on the game. Horribly expensive though.
    Cuir Fauve from Keiko Mecheri's Bespoke-line is another (crazy expensive but) gourgeous scent.
    Molecule 01 or Molecule 02 are more quiet but not less mezmerising options. (And less expensive )

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    Quote Originally Posted by walkdogg View Post
    Molecule 01 is understated and Ghost like, sneaks in and out. Will trail you and leave people wanting more, but will seem invisible to those closest to you after a moments exposure.
    [/B]seems like something a high roller would wear or smell like

    GOOD LUCK choosing and playing!!
    Molecule 01 is not understated its just overpriced ISO super E. Thats all you get. You can make tons of it yourself for a fraction of the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiteEmUpGood View Post
    Molecule 01 is not understated its just overpriced ISO super E. Thats all you get. You can make tons of it yourself for a fraction of the price.
    Yes, overpriced but never the less amazing

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    Quote Originally Posted by fragnifiscent View Post
    maybe he should stay away from aventus then
    aventus is a cologne of great prestige and power, and with great power comes great responsibility. this is not for the average hands of the timid and weak. this is only for the anointed and incorruptable.

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    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Amouage Reflection Man
    Creed GIT or Royal Oud
    Chanel Platinum Egois
    Armani Code
    DHI
    Arent you a little short for a stormtrooper?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SusyQ View Post
    Yes, overpriced but never the less amazing
    If i want that smell i use TDH its got LOTS of it in there but with other notes for added depth and complexity. I find ISO super E (molecule 01) so one dimensional and linear.

    http://shop.perfumersapprentice.com/...e-super-i.aspx

    And when did the Vegas Bond come out?

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    Woah, I wasn't expecting such a response! Thanks everyone (well the ones giving serious answers anyway). I have to say I quite like the idea of going with Tuscan Leather. As i've said, others in my group will be going for things like Le Male.

    I think Tuscan Leather wouldn't directly compete with something like Le Male, so much as it would set me apart from it. Le Male is quite a youthful, night out clubbing type fragrance whereas in my opinion, Tuscan Leather has a maturity to it. It would probably be a mistake to try and directly compete with something so loud, obnoxious and in your face as Le Male is.

    Given it's a casino and not a night club, I think it's better to go for something with a touch of class and maturity to it too.
    Thanks everyone. Appreciate it. I'm about three years into this hobby now, i've amassed 90+ bottles, but I still feel like i'm crap at picking the right fragrance for the right occasion! God bless Basenotes.

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    When I was a big gambler, I used to wear Tobacco Vanille. Man, did that get compliments from those sitting next to me.
    Current Top Five:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    5. Creed Original Vetiver

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    If you're going to confront strong designer fragances you should choose something from the montale range (red aaoud, dark aoud, blue amberr, sod...) or tom ford(amber absolue, tv, tuscan leather, black orchid...)
    ... And do me a favor - don't disturb my friend. He's dead tired.

    Welcome to the Bwahahaha! era...

    TUM TUM PISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiteEmUpGood View Post
    And when did the Vegas Bond come out?
    I think it was released for about 10 minutes back in 2010 if I am not mistaken. They have done a few of these limited edition "tributes" to other places (other than New York).
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. Clive Christian - 1872
    6. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    7. Xerjoff - Nio
    8. Neela Vermeire - Bombay Bling
    9. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    10. Chanel - Allure Homme Edition Blanche

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    Amouage Gold Man

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    Black Afgano

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    My belated suggestion: another vote in favor of Bois du Portugal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    My belated suggestion: another vote in favor of Bois du Portugal.
    It's not for another month or so yet - i'm probably still open to persuasion! Although i'm not particularly a fan of BDP or the above mentioned Amouage Gold Man.

    I did consider Aventus after the few mentions, but I tend to wear Aventus for weddings and such like, so I guess it just has a different association in my mind.

    Tuscan Leather is more of a "mans man, out with the guys, being guys" kinda fragrance too me.

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    Casino... It would be Macassar (and European roulette 28 black, 29 black and 7 red).
    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
    (Marcel Rochas)

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    Default Re: Best Casino scent

    Something boozy or sweetish tobacco would be good for a casino.. pure malt/pure havane/tobacco vannile to name a few.

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    Also, it's mandatory you watch the movie "Casino" before you go.
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille and hang out at the smoking section, they will love you there. You will smell and blend right in with the rest of that crowd. Dont dare to go to the NON smoking section they will kick you out!

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    Amouage XXV

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whitealltrac View Post
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille and hang out at the smoking section, they will love you there. You will smell and blend right in with the rest of that crowd. Dont dare to go to the NON smoking section they will kick you out!
    Thankfully, there are no "smoking sections" inside buildings in the UK now. If you want to give yourself cancer, you have to haul your stinky ass outside into the cold.

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    Default Re: Best Casino scent

    If you want to make statement go with something that has unique idea behind it, not average masculine smelling perfume, so i would suggest

    montale oud cuir d Arabia:-) its gorgeous leather! But maybe you cant pull it off:-)

    Then Noire epices!

    Or 1740 by histories

    Those are like most interesting perfumes that are masculine but you make a statement there:-) ,if you are gambler at heart you really
    Cant go with ordinary stuff
    Hehe

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    I would choose Chergui from your wardrobe, or maybe(chuckle)$1million. I would definitely not wear Wall Street.

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    Think back to the last time you got lucky and consider wearing whatever you wore when that happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    Think back to the last time you got lucky and consider wearing whatever you wore when that happened.
    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme?!

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    Something about Tabarome for the casino!

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    Paco Rabanne One Million
    Rotation

    CREED Aventus
    Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur
    DIOR Homme Intense
    Guerlain L'IDGExtreme
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Jean-Paul Gaultier Le Male
    Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christian M View Post
    Paco Rabanne One Million
    Niche my friend - not something everybody else there will be reeking of.
    Last edited by QWERTYOP; 8th January 2013 at 11:57 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme?!
    There ya' go, keep the streak going.

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    If you are playing poker, Lubin Bluff. I love the deck of cards in the launch ads.

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scenteds...010_my_4t.html
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    I would go something strong that cuts thru the air like a knife. All 3 will definitely get you noticed and they scream class.


    Bois Du Portugal
    Aventus
    Tobacco Vanille

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    I just ordered tea for two. Not with this in mind, but because i've always found it tough to find so I snapped it up to add to the collection. So I guess I'll be wearing something from my current wardrobe.

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    Ceasars BY Ceasars duh aka ceasars world lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by CologneFan85 View Post
    Ceasars BY Ceasars duh aka ceasars world lol
    ???????

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    Google it , it's cologne. Looks like Caesars palace branded cologne...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CologneFan85 View Post
    Google it , it's cologne. Looks like Caesars palace branded cologne...
    I stayed there last year & still wouldn't touch it! lol! I took Chanel P.E & Varsace Man E.F. The latter was a big mistake - eaten up by the relentless heat in minutes, thankfully the former did very well for me indeed.

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