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    Default Wide Variation in Black Afghano Bottles?

    I just received (and am wearing today) a sample of the Nasomatto staple.

    After reading the reviews and the note pyramid, I have to say that I am flummoxed, and actually wonder what Luckyscent may've sent me.

    I smell no smoke, no oud, no incense and almost no green. I am, ahem, intimately familiar with a wide variety of the herbaceous top note supposedly featured, and I get not even a hint. It sits close to the skin and is almost sweet in its presentation. My wife had to press her nose to my skin twice (not complaining about that) to even form an opinion. And she has the better nose of the two of us.

    Has anyone else experienced this or something similar with this scent? I'm trying to figure out if I need to solicit a second sample, or just let this one alone.

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    Default Re: Wide Variation in Black Afghano Bottles?

    Quote Originally Posted by Singularious View Post

    Has anyone else experienced this or something similar with this scent?
    That seems pretty strange. I have only tried this on two occasions, but found it smoky and I did get incense.
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    Default Re: Wide Variation in Black Afghano Bottles?

    Sounds like an iso e super overload scent (and the two of you are anosmic to it) or a fake.

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    Default Re: Wide Variation in Black Afghano Bottles?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigsly View Post
    Sounds like an iso e super overload scent (and the two of you are anosmic to it) or a fake.
    It's interesting to think that we both might be anosmic to the same thing. It's also interesting that I can smell it fine, but don't find it overpowering or particularly masculine, both of which seem to be regularly reported.

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    Default Re: Wide Variation in Black Afghano Bottles?

    It's possible that Luckyscent may have given you the wrong sample. When you smell BA, you will usually know it. Projection beast!
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    Default Re: Wide Variation in Black Afghano Bottles?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    I have only tried this on two occasions, but found it smoky and I did get incense.
    That's how it should smell, I tried the testers on a few occasions at Barneys.
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    I didn't find it the projection bomb everyone says it is. It's an extrait and extraits usually don't project like monsters.
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    Not a projection monster on me; longevity was ridiculous though. Incense done largely right. Sounds like you might have the wrong sample.
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