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  1. Re: Dior Sauvage EDT 200ml (Feb 2019 batch) performance

    So far never experienced this particular situation with Sauvage (including in EDT concentration and including the one from 2019) but will have to retest this again and notice if the problem persists...
  2. Re: REBUKED! Wearing ONE SPRAY of Beau de Jour!

    Even if sorry to hear about this experience, nevertheless thank you for sharing this with us just the same.

    This being said, although perceiving TF Beau de Jour to be quite strong, nevertheless...
  3. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Lapidus PH
  4. Re: ZARA 'beast mode' Offerings (MFK, MEMO, AMOUAGE)

    Thank you for the recommendation, also adding:
    the further EDPs from the Night/Nuit pour Homme range, especially but not limited to II and III, Zara Rich Leather and/or Vibrant Leather EDP, Zara...
  5. Re: BEST HERMES Current formulations, from this list ( Bel Ami, Equipage, Robacar...)

    While not certain whether this is the best (re) formulation from this list, had very good experiences so far with both the performance and the actual scent of Rocabar, in both the current and in any...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd September, 2020

    Lapidus PH
  7. Re: Women's classics which are affordable now?

    Many great names already mentioned, also adding:

    most of the Jaipur feminines especially but not exclusively Jaipur plus flankers, most of the incense EDPs from the Les Parfums Remarquables...
  8. Re: Anyone dealing with loss of reduction in sense of smell due to covid

    Thankfully speaking personally not so far.

    Furthermore, was lucky enough to enjoy even the low (er) more moderate performance scents owned with a quite decent projection and longevity, while the...
  9. Re: TABU by Dana, first impression, and the 1980s

    Thank you for the recommendation.
    While admitting to not having tested this fragrance yet, having still had very positive and joyful experiences with many vintage releases by this house for either...
  10. Re: Any Perfume that smells like rose flowers NOT roses extracts

    Few to none can think of, perhaps with the exception of the already mentioned great choices and only to limited extents: Joop Le Bain and/or Versace Red Jeans
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Early to mid 2000s Yves Rocher Eau de Cedre Bleu
  12. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-10 sprays of Eau de Cedre Bleu
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st September, 2020

    Eau de Cedre Bleu
  14. Re: Beast Mode or Close to it - Clean and Fresh Fragrances?

    Apart from so many great suggestions already mentioned, also adding in no particular order:

    Hugh Parsons Blue, vintage Guy Laroche Horizon, Knize Forest, ADG Essenza, Best of Chevignon.
  15. Re: Are fragrances affecting your organism ?

    In terms of allergies or any other secondary effects: luckily none so far.

    In terms of more positive influences, even if most of these or entirely just mere placebo:
    most if not all fragrances...
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    Re: Might Be Time To Stock Up On Creed

    Yet another thanks for the info-will asap take into consideration the possibilities of stocking up on these
  17. Re: Is it ok to wear a fragrance just for yourself?

    Why not? If enjoying a fragrance, wearing entirely for oneself is likely among the best choices.
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    Re: What smells like a burning temple?

    Many great suggestions already mentioned, also taking the liberty to add:

    most of the incense based EDPs from the Parfums Remarquables range by Le Couvent des Minimes, vintage Salvador Dali PH,...
  19. Re: A novice with renewed interest...Suggestions greatly appreciated!

    Many great suggestions already mentioned, also adding L'Aair du Temps by Nino Ricco and most classic Diors along the lines of (but not limited to) Dolce Vita, Escale a Portofino and/or Escale a...
  20. Re: Imagination exercise. Fragrances based on this images.

    Based on the pictures shown above, among others: Siwa by memo Paris, Yatagan by Caron and/or Taseem by Rasasi.
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    Re: Old Spice "Classic" Body Spray

    Having come across this one as body spray in this perfume style/note and from this age/vintage, in this concentration, presentation and product range-would much likelier compare this to classic rose...
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    Re: FORGET FENDI UOMO

    Still happy to own vintage Fendi Uomo.
    If not fully discontinued, not entirely relegated to vintage overpricing and/or ever to be (re) issued, will still be glad to use this as good example for...
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    Re: The Quest for Fig

    So far cannot think about better options rather than Dune PH by among designer and ADP Blu Mediterraneo among niche ones, however with the huge disclaimer of these recommendations being from someone...
  24. Re: Name your frags thar are'nt listed on Basenotes

    Among quite a few others, prince Classic by Dalli Werke and a few Tesori d'Oriente not yet included in the BN database yet
  25. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 sprays of Zino
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    Re: Fresh, spicy, and easy to wear?

    Many can currently think of, but especially Opus 1870 by Penhaligon's and/or Amouage Fate at (quite affordable) niche pricing, l'Erbolario Ginepro Nero, Derrick by Orlane and/or Intesa Ginseng among...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th September, 2020

    Zino
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    Re: Paco Rabanne XS (2018) educate me please?

    No guru here, but happen to like this in any formulation, at least enough to recommend this.
    Subjectively speaking alone and thus likely biased and//or tending towards unintended personal error,...
  29. Re: An observation - different POV (point of view) can greatly effect how a fragrance smells.

    Can fully agree with this, especially regarding the fragrances in the thread starting post. Since all have a degree of complexity and of nuances likely to develop a bit different on both the skin but...
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    Re: What Hermes are you still wearing?

    Wearing-none so far, due to fact of not having any in the current wardrobe.
    But if posssible and all would be there in the scent lineup, would especially go for Voyage Parfum, Rocabar, many of the...
  31. Re: Recomendations ( Azzaro PH Intense, Gucci Intense Oud....)

    From your list, would recommend and for especially for Gucci Intense Oud, Yatagan, D&G The One EDP.
    Apart from these options, might also consider and recommend LM Black Oud, YSL M7 (especially...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Gucci Envy
  33. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of vintage Gucci Envy
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th September, 2020

    Gucci Envy
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    Re: To buy or not?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, inclined to recommend this buy
  36. Re: Versace Bright Crystal Absolut Disappointing

    Thank you for the info and advice, will have to asap test/sample this.
    So far got very good performance from the entire Versace Crystal range without exception, therefore the more surprised since...
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    Re: D&G The One EDP Alternative

    Maybe also to certain extents: Mugler Pure Havane and Pure Malt, Cerruti 1881 Black, Bvlgari Man In Black, D&G Intenso from the same house
  38. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 hefty sprays of C&E Sandalwood yesterday
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Somehow managed to tenuously join the sync yesterday with the quite autumnal C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Early to mid 2000s (not while not exactly among the first batches after the initial release from 1970) C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th September, 2020

    C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: No idea which fragrance to wear.

    Slightly preferring and likelier to recommend Sauvage out of these two
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    Re: Tuberose Fruity? Woody Maybe?

    Among the very affordable option, though quite a surprise due to an unexpectedly good fruity note apart from the tuberose one (not so certain about the woody ones in it, might need some re-testing)...
  44. Re: Woods & Resin recommendations fragrances

    Encre Noire Sport is already a good place to start, while also adding vintage Sandalwood by Crabtree & Evelyn, Creed Original Santal, ADG Profumo
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Might consider among the possible options: Derrick by Orlane, Van Cleef & Arpels, even Aramis Havana (in fact more of an aromatic bay rum with enough spice beyond the very boozy tobacco first and...
  46. Re: Class and scent: Nouveaux riches, old money and plebeian???...

    In many ways would be tempted to (personally subjectively, thus prone to huge error) attribute nearly automatically several Old School/traditional niche/alternative/designer exclusive houses almost...
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    Re: Old School Aftershave Fragrance

    Maybe also to certain extents 1881 by Cerruti-still very inexpensive and easily attainable almost worldwide. While also with many classic fougere, green and/or citrus elements reinterpreted in...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th September, 2020

    One Man Show
  50. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of One Man Show
  51. Re: Eros eau de parfum (2020) anybody have it yet? Thoughts on it?

    Did test this quite recently, personally and subjectively summing this up as above average and quite good in terms of performance compared to almost any other Versace scent (including feminines, EDPs...
  52. Re: What fragrance would you use to go to a History Museum ?

    If going to any history museum, something combing a certain sense for tradition and classic style, while not projecting heavily (maybe ADP Colonia/4711 or other traditional EDC, ADP Blu Mediterraneo,...
  53. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme 2019-2020 batch EDP Performance

    From a personal viewpoint alone, in between 4-6 to almost 8 hours with good, a few more with skin scent projection and similarly good regarding the other requirements as well during each testing of...
  54. Re: Tom Ford, Remaking The Same Fragrance, & Tom Ford for Men EDT v Gucci Envy (and Fougere d'Argent

    Seconding the opinion that Envy is a great scent.
    Thus likely and/or tempted to test almost anything remotely similar by TF, possibly even considering a price markup (albeit if not exceeding the...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Vintage C&E Sienna
  56. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Sienna
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th September, 2020

    Sienna by Crabtree & Evelyn
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    Re: does this count as vintage?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, likely yes. Even if mostly or just due to remembering formulations of this fragrance close to this year/age within the outstanding formulations of these.

    Also...
  59. Re: Nasomatto, Amouage, CdG; Big sample haul and review

    Thank you for sharing these impressions, covering in a highly detailed and knowledgeable way an impressive selection by consistently good houses
  60. Re: Your Recent Purchases Presentation That Has You In Awe?

    Few to none of the fragrances bought for myself (and being in a longer term purchasing hiatus for now), perhaps with the exception of the small velvet purses for equally smaller to medium sized...
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    Poll: Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Her: EDT or EDP?

    Another vote for the EDP, thanks to both increased performance and more complexity-if comparing these two
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    Re: Autumn In a Bottle

    Too many to think of, maybe Derrick by Orlane-smelling like burnt sandalwood combined with nutmeg and/or cinnamon spiciness, quite evocative of an earthy as much as poetic landscape of...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th September, 2020

    Grey Flannel
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    Re: Woody Amber Boozy ( unspiced, unsmoky )

    Maybe also l'Insoumis by Lalique (though the spice can be stronger in this one), Zara Ambre Noble, Franck Boclet Amber
  65. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays, though very strong and abundant ones of Boucheron pour Homme in EDP version yesterday evening
  66. Re: Similarities between Dior Homme Parfum and Fahrenheit Parfum?

    Apart from very good performance on both, maybe also floral notes though used in an entirely different way-leathery violet on Fahrenheit Parfum, while the violet in DH Parfum is significantly sweeter...
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    Re: Male animalistic chypre

    Very good names already mentioned, also adding G Man by Gainsboro, Preferred Stock by Coty and most Marbert fragrances that happen to still be in production (even if as re-editions) like Man, Homme...
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    Re: FLEUR DE MALE help please

    Maybe also several aspects of Fahrenheit 32, at least for some remote similarity with little sweetness
  69. Re: Fragrance Categorization: Redefining what is Niche, Designer, Drug-store

    The more do know and test fragrances, the more difficult it becomes to separate more clearly between the personal definition of niche, mass market and/or designer.
    Having often encountered budget...
  70. Re: What Descriptions/Comparisons in Fragrance Reviews Annoy You or Leave You Clueless?

    Few or little too add, maybe also several forms of laundry musks described (though did actually know several musks that did have a clean, little or not animalic/sweaty scent)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th September, 2020

    Boucheron pour Homme EDP
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    Re: The most evocative fragrances

    Likely too many to think of and remember, but among the feminines ones especially:

    vintage Ispahan-exotic florals and spices almost mingled with a Creed REL/Knize Ten style leatheriness, though...
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    Re: Card Holder vs. Bifold Wallet

    Current using and owning a folding wallet- this type/model of wallet also being the one recurrently and constantly used over the years, albeit mostly with a built in card holder function/space (s),...
  74. Re: Help my next purchase! Tom Ford Mandarino di Amalfi vs Le Labo Thé Noir 29

    From a personal viewpoint alone, would go for and thus recommend TF Mandarino d'Amalfi
  75. Re: What is the one fragrance that, if given the chance, you'd force other fragheads to try?

    Seconded, quite an impressive selection of wonderful classics mentioned-there fragrances being so good, they would hardly need any force and/or other arguments aside from their already good quality...
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    Re: Is this actually Gucci Pour Homme?

    Congratulations for and wishing you to enjoy this remarkable vintage find.
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    Re: What is my collection missing?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, very good choice regarding both
  78. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-10 dabs from a splash bottle of Old Spice EDT
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    The splash bottle version of Old Spice EDT
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th September, 2020

    Another Old Spice wear (er) this evening, however the regular Old Spice in EDT concentration
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    Re: Concentré D'Orange Verte

    So far, got at least 3-4 hours from this (albeit as a tester rather than owner) however the projection was moderate at best, almost irrespective of its longevity
  82. Re: What is the one fragrance that, if given the chance, you'd force other fragheads to try?

    Would unlikely force anyone else to try any fragrance even if theoretically having the power to do so unscathed/unproblematic.
    Would still enjoy and feel honored if more fragheads that do not know...
  83. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Roger&Gallet Open
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Roger & Gallet Open
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th September, 2020

    R&G Open
  86. Re: Your Current Favorite Fresh/Aquatic Fragrances Niche/Designer?

    Based on current preferences alone, otherwise in no further particular order:
    most of the TF Neroli Portfino line (admittedly dominated by more niche citrus, nevertheless enjoying and glad to...
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    Re: What is my collection missing?

    Few to none, perhaps at most a "green"/mossy and/or balsamic chypre fragrance like:

    Knize Forest, Hedera by l'Erbolario and/or Horizon by Guy Laroche, a boozy one like Siwa by Memo Paris and/or...
  88. Re: Any decent budget resinous/balsamic fragrances?

    Very few can think of, but if so, likely:

    most Bogart and/or Lapidus fragrances can think of, Sir Irisch Moos, Kistna by The Body Shop, Acca Kappa Cedro, Knize Forest (this one while not the...
  89. Re: Hermés Bel Ami Vetiver / Terre D'Hermes Eau Intense Vetiver

    From a personal viewpoint alone alone: both.

    And if having to choose/recommend only one out of these:

    TDH Eau Intense Vetiver as an even more likely option out of the two.
  90. Re: “Kitchen Sink” (Sort of) Feminine Perfumes—Help!

    With apologies for any belated answer(s)/reply (replies) would say that most fragrances by the Quasar and/or On Ella series from this house, as well as Halloween could be worth seeking out.
    Not...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed

    Based on admittedly quite limited experience alone-still worth buying in both the current and/or any available formulation of this
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Finally sort of joined the sync with Bogart Signature: a scent do personally associate not so much and/or not only with Old Hollywood elegance, but also with a more natural, "green" forest-like...
  93. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Recommending at least one of the TF releases/flankers in the Neroli Portifino line, a Carthusia fragrance (irrespective if EDC, Uomo) and/or Lalique White as a fresh option
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    Re: Woody Vanilla fragrances recomendations

    Late (er) to the party, also adding apart from so many great ones already mentioned, Siwa by Memo Paris
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    Re: A happy mistake

    Can only second the opinion that many great fragrances can be discovered, thus some of the most daring fragrance dreams/aspirations/fantasies come true by sheer coincidence, lucky accident, wild...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Bogart Signature
  97. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Bogart Signature
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th September, 2020

    Bogart Signature
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    Re: JPG ultra male

    Based on personal and subjective experience alone:
    while common enough to find and purchase both online and offline quite readily and not very expensive, not that common as everyday wear nor as...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Might join the sync with some of the most forest-like and/or mossy scents do so far own, along the lines of:

    - Sir Irisch Moos (actually a German scent and closer at least geographically to the...
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