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  • Volutes

    8 11.43%
  • Chergui

    32 45.71%
  • Back to Black

    30 42.86%
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    Default The best niche is...?

    Ok, guys!

    Another kind of post that isn´t new. Nevertheless, shall you do kind of a fragrance competition?


    The idea is to have a group of 3 fragrances, the most "similar" possible. The poll results wil be considered for a week period.

    This poll is for Niche fragrances. Designer will have also a competition. After that, having the winners for each round, we will simply choose the one we like the most, I mean, the winners from Niche vs Designer.

    Suggestions of trios for competition can be made.




    So, the first round maybe a hard one: Diptyque Volutes, Serge Lutens Chergui or By Kilian Back to Black?
    Last edited by Johnnyacl; 3rd February 2014 at 12:21 AM.

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    Volutes for me.

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    Own all three, I'd go with Back to Black.

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    All nice. Tough choice, but went with Back to Black.

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    Chergui, but I could certainly go with Back to Black.

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    Default Re: The best niche is...? (Round 1)

    Guys, glad to see your opinion, but I think you´re not voting...! Please, do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    Guys, glad to see your opinion, but I think you´re not voting...! Please, do that.
    4 people have replied, and there are 7 votes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    4 people have replied, and there are 7 votes?
    So far, 9 votes. You can vote without having to reply.

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    Own two of the three. B2B for me.
    Current Top Ten:
    1) Mamluk
    2) Chypre Palatin
    3) Interlude Man
    4) Kouros (Vintage)
    5) Tobacco Vanille
    6) 34 Boulevard Saint Germain
    7) APOM Pour Homme
    8) Psychedelique [interchangeable with] Coromandel
    9) More than Words
    10) Millesime 1849

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    Chergui

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    B2B

    Volutes is nice but B2B is better.

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    Back to Black

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    Another for B2B.

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    Back to Black, but I have not tested Chergui yet.

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    B2b

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    Volutes for me. The Hippospeaks the truth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trex57 View Post
    Volutes for me. The Hippospeaks the truth.
    You and me against the world Rex!

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    Chergui ahead of Back to Black.

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    Haven't tried the other two, but Back to Black is an absolute masterpiece. So it gets my vote
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    Quote Originally Posted by MFfan310 View Post
    Haven't tried the other two, but Back to Black is an absolute masterpiece. So it gets my vote
    That's the problem with these kinds of polls. How can you choose which one is best if you've only tried one of the three?

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    Default Re: The best niche is...? (Round 1)

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    That's the problem with these kinds of polls. How can you choose which one is best if you've only tried one of the three?
    A member for 10 years I would expect to have at least sampled Chergui..
    Just out of curiousity..
    But oh well

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    none of them really....

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    Chergui! honey ,tobacco and Hay. Its cuddle weather scent !

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    Default Re: The best niche is...? (Round 1)

    Guys, I think it would be a good idea to state the house beside the fragrance,
    not all BNr's can recognise the frag from just the name, let alone having access to it in the firts place

    e.g. a post would go: "I like CdG a lot"
    a newbie reads the post and thinks "what on earth is this CdG"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by salim96 View Post
    Guys, I think it would be a good idea to state the house beside the fragrance,
    not all BNr's can recognise the frag from just the name, let alone having access to it in the firts place

    e.g. a post would go: "I like CdG a lot"
    a newbie reads the post and thinks "what on earth is this CdG"?
    I think in this case, most people can deduce that B2B = Back to Black.
    Last edited by JiveHippo; 6th January 2014 at 03:59 AM.

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    Interesting results, so far!

    Salim96, I must say you´re right. I´ve written the house of each fragrance in post 1.

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    Voted back to black by accident when meant to vote for Chergui...Chergui to me is better then TV or any in this specific list to vote for in its specific genre...
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents"

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    Chergui

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    Very slight edge to B2B from Chergui
    Current favorites_____Roja Dove Amber Aoud_____Montale Aoud Musk_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Avignon_____Armani Prive Oud Royale_____Lumiere Noire_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio

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    Quote Originally Posted by MFfan310 View Post
    Haven't tried the other two, but Back to Black is an absolute masterpiece. So it gets my vote
    Classic

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    Quote Originally Posted by FSU92grad View Post
    none of them really....
    Classic

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    Quote Originally Posted by magnus611 View Post
    Voted back to black by accident when meant to vote for Chergui...Chergui to me is better then TV or any in this specific list to vote for in its specific genre...
    Classic

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    Default Re: The best niche is...? (Round 1)

    Maybe the mods could make this thread a sticky?

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    O.k.

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    I voted for Chergui because it's a classic niche scent. ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ

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    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    O.k.
    Excellent.
    BTW I haven't tried any of them so I voted Volutes.
    not sure why really.

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    I'll vote when I find a pin...

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    chergui

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    Chergui is on fire.

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    Back to Black

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    diptyque Volutes for me
    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
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    Chergui definitely. Love the other 2 as well though.

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    In this order to me: Chergui-Volutes-b2b. I wear all of them btw.

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    Why is this thread a sticky?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Why is this thread a sticky?
    My thoughts exactly. If anything, we need a sticky to explain that there is no such thing as a "best." Best is the one you enjoy the most.
    "Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam

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    It's an ironic 'sticky'

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    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    It's an ironic 'sticky'
    Ha! I've set it free! Run away little thread!

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    I have Chergui and it's a bit overrated. I think some people have hinted at a possibly reformulation so even niche fragrances aren't immune to such changes. My bottle is supposedly produced in 2013 so perhaps an older bottle with a previous formulation was more impressive. Right now Chergui is still nice but nothing amazing.

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    Love them all. It's like apples, pears and oranges.
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    Default Re: The best niche is...?

    I have them all. They have their pro & con.

    Volutes is the most light & versatile.

    Chergui & B2B are more sweet & complex.
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    I find Back to Black horrible. I like Chergui best, although I agree on Ronin about the fact it is overrated.

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    1. B2B
    2. Volutes (in EDP)
    3. Chergui

    If Volutes Edt, change place with Chergui
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