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  1. #91

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    I see that a lot of you hate Civet. I really need to sample something that has a prominent civet note so that I can see what the fuss is all about!

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    My most hated (i hate very rarely anything) is that note, a spice that is present in top and maybe middle notes of

    • Santos Cartier Concentree (not in the original but in concentree)
    • Caron Yatagan

    I'm not sure but it can be basil. I just can't stand it at all!

    I like especially many citrus notes like bergamot,lemon verbena, lime. Carnation, peppers, artemisia, various woody notes.
    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
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    Current Top 6:

    Chanel Antaeus (vtg) (Jaques Polge, 1981)
    Terre d' Hermes EDT (2006-2009) (Jean-Claude Ellena, 2006)
    Green Irish Tweed (Probably Oliver Creed / Pierre Bourdon, 1985)
    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme (Gilles Romey, 1993)
    Bleu de Chanel EDP (Jaques Polge, 2014)
    Chanel Allure Homme (vtg) (Jaques Polge, 1999)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeDropIt View Post
    I see that a lot of you hate Civet. I really need to sample something that has a prominent civet note so that I can see what the fuss is all about!
    Try Mouchoir de Monsieur.

  4. #94

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    Well since we're going 'currently', I'll confess I'm on a bit of a hay binge at the moment.
    Full bottles of Chergui and Sova are on their way, and I really get some hay-like notes from Sana, too.

    Most hated stays fairly constant - sour yuzu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by martinijo View Post


    Jesus Christ. Then I wrote "write" instead of wrote
    Were you inhaling Aventus at the time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeDropIt View Post
    I see that a lot of you hate Civet. I really need to sample something that has a prominent civet note so that I can see what the fuss is all about!
    MFK Absolue Pour le Soir will give to a real good dose of civet.

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    Mike: Sniff some Joy (Jean Patou). This has one of the strongest civet notes in any perfume.

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    i think this should stand under each profile so when we read perfume review , we can check up personal taste and how biased someone is would help me at least

    adore: oud, mysore, jasmine, iris
    love: fruity, tuberose, rose, yilang-yilang, vetiver, bergamot, incense, carnation, only real animalics:civet, ambergriss, vanilla, almond, real oak moss, lycorice,
    hate: synthetic spices, too much of pepper, synthetic animalics and moss!, many musks, aldehydes!! cinamonn, clove, benzoin, many ambers, lily of the valey

    patchouli and tobacco.....can be so so depends on the blend sometimes i loooove them, sometimes cant stand

  8. #98

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    Great input guys! Let's keep this thread alive

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    Love: Labdanum, Iris, Heliotrope, Incense, Musk

    Hate: Melon, Cucumber, Strawberry, Raspberry

    Dislike but appreciate: Vetiver

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    Quote Originally Posted by travisbickle View Post
    Dislike but appreciate: Vetiver
    I like this notion of not necessarily liking something, but respecting its place in perfumery heh heh...
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    Favorite: Lavender
    Least Favorite: Anise
    Favorites at the moment:
    Xerjoff Uden
    Xerjoff Nio
    Creed Virgin Island Water
    Creed Aventus
    Frapin L'humaniste
    AdP Colonia Leather
    Dior Homme cologne 2013

  12. #102

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    liking Oud
    disliking most Vetiver except Mona Di Oirio's Vetyver...Yummm

  13. #103

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    Most loved note for me is Tabacco, and most hated vetiver.

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    Favorites: Vanilla, Leather, Lavender, Cocoa, Cedar, Vetiver, Pineapple, Black Currant, Sandalwood

    Least Favorites: Excessive Pepper! Excessive Civet! These are both killers to me. There is one other note that is repulsive but I've yet to figure out what it is. Some woman I work with wears this fragrance and I have to be at least 10 feet away from her desk so I can't smell her. Blech.
    Current obsession...Invasion Barbare

  15. #105

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    Quote Originally Posted by xoml View Post
    Love: vetiver, citrus (lime, orange), smoke
    Hate: cumin, powder, marine

    Anyone know of a fragrance that has all my loved notes in it?
    Guerlain Homme L'Eau Boisee. I have it, and it's a perfect match to what you are looking for.

    Fav: Verbena (always)
    Least Fav: Marine Notes

    although Iris and Laundry detergent musks were neck and neck with Marine Notes for getting the thumbs down.
    Currently wearing: quipage by Herms

  16. #106

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    At the moment,

    Cedar

    Chocolate
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dernier_Cri View Post
    Were you inhaling Aventus at the time?

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    MFK Absolue Pour le Soir will give to a real good dose of civet.

    Not Aventus, it was crystal meth or amyl nitrate, or maybe it was both.
    I should really stop doing them while typing.

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    Love: lavender, lime, vetiver, juniper

    Hate: calone, "woody amber" aromachemical, laundry musks

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    Best cinnamon
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    I've found a new love these past few weeks - rose!

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    Least Favorite: Oud

    Dior Leather Oud and Tom Ford Oud Wood smells terrible. Oud fragrance smells like they were made for old woman.

    I challenge anyone to name a Oud fragrance I would like. I thought Bond's NY Oud was ok, but I haven't worn it yet.

  22. #112

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    Love: cinnamon
    Dislike: mint

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    Favorite: almost everything. I've given up loving stuff out of context.

    Least favorite: formerly a few synthetic wood notes, mostly icy cedars, joined recently by tahini sandalwoods.

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    Loved: Incense
    Hated: White floral accords
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    Skiff (Ambergris, Tropical Fruit, Pacific Red Cedar, Floral Mukhallat) / Embers - ONLY 60ml Left (Un-burned Incense, Campfires, Leather and Resins) / Khus (Ruh Khus, Sandalwood, Rose, Geranium) / Oudhy (Dark Rose, Dried Woods, Oud, Musk)

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    Love: frankincense followed by: vetiver, leather, wormwood, lavender, nutmeg, tea, cardamom, jasmine, saffron, cedar, juniper

    Hate: musks in general... white musk, castoreum, civet, hyrax

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    Current most loved: Birch
    Current most hated: Overly sweet vanilla

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flatbush Ave View Post
    I challenge anyone to name a Oud fragrance I would like. I thought Bond's NY Oud was ok, but I haven't worn it yet.
    You should try some that are not so oud-heavy. Something like Bruckner Aoud 1 (I think it also goes by the name Osswald Aoud 1 now, but I haven't smelled the later to confirm), Heeley Agarwoud, Creed Royal Oud, or Kerosene R'Oud Elements. I think someone who doesn't traditionally like "oud" may still like these.
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Original Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Creed - Aventus
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    6. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    7. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    8. Dior - Homme Sport 2012
    9. Creed - Virgin Island Water
    10. Kenneth Cole - Black

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    Love: leather, oakmoss, vanilla (when done right), patchouli (ditto), birch, oud
    Hate: animalic musks and other animalic notes, that syrupy synthetic musk found in everything from Chrome to Wall Street, strong white florals
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    I just don't feel like stating just one thing. many luvs and hates.
    Love: sandal, vetiver, patchouli
    Hate: vanilla, chocolate, iris

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    I'm really hate "powdery" note, it assaults my olfactory and even cause a slight discomfort in my sinus. But some really nice scents have that note and it's sad because I cannot enjoy them fully.

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