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  1. Re: Parfums Vintage - Emerald Isle vs Verbena Fields? Which is smoother/less screechy?

    A decant of the actual scent is more valuable (to me) than a large volume of a clone, even if said clone is 90% similar and 10% the cost of the original.

    Early in my fragrance journey, purchasing...
  2. Re: Parfums Vintage - Emerald Isle vs Verbena Fields? Which is smoother/less screechy?

    I am tempted to assume you liked the GIT you sampled, evidenced by your desire to obtain a "clone type thingy".

    What is preventing you from seeking out GIT?
  3. Re: Note obsession: telll us about the times you went "note crazy" - just obsessed with a single not

    Tobacco and "barbershop"

    A very distant 3rd: Vetiver
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    exciting news indeed.
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    Re: Match a perfume/frag with a candle

    Tom Ford Tobacco Oud with Circe E Orange spice and Tobacco (In the depths of winter)
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    Re: Fresh and sharp but not 'cologne guy'?

    Creed Viking.
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    Re: Summer comfort scents

    in this moment....Castile
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    Re: Best Rive Gauche Clone

    I concur.
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    Re: How many milliliters you use in a year?

    350ish
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    Re: Any summer iris recommendations?

    From a Tobacco fan...

    Diptyque Volutes.
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Wore "Peel" yesterday.

    quite enjoyable
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    Re: Parfums Vintage Perfumes - Gone off??

    The cost/quality relationship is not always linear
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    1.) Rive Gauche
    2.) Kiste (on my wife)
    3.) Tobacco Oud
    4.) Viking
    5.) Tea for Two


    Forth and Fifth ranking subject to change at any moment
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Kiste is my favorite. It has become my wife's primary night time scent...so I don't wear it as much anymore. Secondary market price worthy indeed.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently in 2021?

    I'm a fan of this one.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I, as a lifetime fisherman, would be curious if any fellow fisherman/slumberhouse fans find any similarities between a certain aspect of the fishing experience with Grev.

    It was unmistakable to...
  17. Re: What would you wear if you were a diamond industry executive?

    Flawless...enjoyable film
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    Re: Best Beach Date-Vacation Fragrance?

    Beach hut man
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    Re: Need a Macy's/Dillards/Sephora summer scent

    Original Vetiver.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    My experience exactly.
  21. Re: Do you wear any 'weird' scents regularly? Got any favorites?

    From the perspective of the average basenote member, perhaps close to 5% of my collection is "weird"

    From the perspective of the average person I encounter face to face, perhaps close to 70% of...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I enjoy Sadanne, on my wife, in Summertime
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Jeke......fall in a bottle. I'm glad for you.
  24. Re: Do You Agree That You Are Not a True Fraghead if You Are Not Into Niche?

    No.
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    Re: Clean, fresh barber sop/shaving foam vibe?

    Good. Call.
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    Re: Gimme Strawberry!

    Another vote for Cape Heartache.
  27. Re: Fragrance You Would Prefer When Wearing a White Cotton Polo and Slacks-or-Golf Shorts in the Sum

    Agreed.
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    Re: Clean, fresh barber sop/shaving foam vibe?

    Buy Rive Gauche.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    much appreciated Deadidol.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    For the win.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    We might chalk it up to some sort of first date infatuation, after much time thinking I’d never smell her.

    Kiste is has my number 1 spot for some time: My wife, at night, dressed in Kiste.
    ...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Thankful to have made it in time for samples of these. Thanks nick!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Putting my nose on Zahd for the first time, thanks to a generous splitter.

    Rarely, does such long anticipation lead to equivalent results as expected.

    In this moment, Zahd has accomplished...
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    The Wardrobe Split Trade

    I've come to a place in this journey where I own more volume than I will ever use, and yet want to continue enjoying new scents.

    To anyone interested, I propose a Split trade opportunity.


    ...
  35. Re: Please help me find a date / night time / sexy / winter fragrance that isnt super sweet/creamy!

    Indeed.
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    Re: List and rate the tobacco frags you've worn

    Odori is great, but it is not a pure cigar smell. The leather/tobacco opening makes it worth the higher cost....to me. It ranks very high on my successful blind buys.

    After sampling Cigar Rum, it...
  37. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Tobacco Oud for a stormy night
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    Re: My Fragrance Journey in a Nutshell

    Pre Basenotes:
    single designer (gifted), worn infrequently
    Completely oblivious to the rabbit hole.


    Obtained a sample of Tobacco oud and was flooded with childhood memories.

    Basenotes:...
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    Re: The Quest for Tobacco

    Seconded, on both accounts.

    Odori Tabacco is one of only a few scents I found back-up bottle worthy (Tin can Rive Gauche and some various Slumberhouse also)
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    Re: Niche tobacco fragrances

    Tobacco Oud started my journey down the rabbit hole of Tobacco. I'd recommend any from my wardrobe.
  41. Re: What’s the rarest fragrance in your collection

    Slumberhouse Brosse, followed by a flask version of Kiste
  42. Re: Which one bottle from you wardrobe would you pick to go with you to the grave?

    Rive gauche
  43. Thread: Pick 1

    by Bis100
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    Re: Pick 1

    Rive Gauche

    Tobacco Oud

    Acqua di Cuba
  44. Re: Tobacco Vanille Disciple Ready to Test the Waters

    Slumberhouse Baque and/or Slumberhouse Kiste and/or Slumberhouse Jeke.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Rive Gauche
    Tobacco Oud
    Kiste
    Viking
    Royal Oud
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    Re: Your dumb reach for spring/summer?

    Original Vetiver

    Grey Vetiver

    Viking
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    Re: What's your most Spiritual Fragrance?

    Ironically, my journey into fragrance coincided with my journey into Biblical/theological studies.

    Many scents jolt my memory to time studying scripture and church history.
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    Re: Perfume Junky Backup Bottle Boasting Thread

    Tin can Rive Gauche: 5 cans
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Dram sizes now available on Pineward.

    Very thankful for this option. Excellent idea!
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    Re: Your ultimate suit & tie fragrance(s)?

    Events: Grey Vetiver
    Evenings: Tobacco Oud
    Weddings: Rive Gauche
  51. Re: Are there YSL Rive Gauche alternatives that actually smell the SAME?

    No.

    I have (and would again, if I didn't have a lifetime supply) pay the elevated price for the tin can.
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    Re: Pick Your Tobacco Scent

    Of these, I would select Boclet.

    My wardrobe reflects a 2 year journey of hunting down some of the most reputable tobaccos. I would recommend any in my wardrobe.

    What I have learned on this...
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    Re: In 2021, I expect to finish...

    Size of collection + daily variety of preference = zero empty bottles in 2021....or 2022 (despite being a 2 scent a day + liberal spray kind of guy)
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Apple Tabac is one of the most realistic apple smells I’ve experienced in my fragrance journey (soaps and candles included).
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Ive had similar experience. One spray of Christmas Wine is ideal, which makes me admire the scent even more.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Odd occurrence this morning:

    I had a coworker smell and properly identify Baque ("that's one of those like Jeke") this morning.....from literally 20 feet away. This was only from 2 sprays.
    ...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Excellent additions to a nice collection.

    The aesthetic appeal of Nick’s bottle design, as well as the quality of the scents...these belong right beside the other great brands you have represented...
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    Re: A time,a place,a smell.

    My Honeymoon. Vail. Slumberhouse Norne.


    A combination of the upmost beauty
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    Re: Year Round Fragrance Recommendations PLEASE

    Another for Grey Vetiver
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    Re: Where are you in your fragrance journey?

    3 years into the fragrance world. 70-ish fragrances later, mostly all comprised of a hunt for the best tobaccos and best barbershop scents.

    I've entered a period of hard reduction in purchases,...
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    Re: Your Therapeutic Fragrances

    Tea for two is the epitome of "rest", "recover", or "before sleep" from my collection.


    Vetiver at the opposite end of that spectrum, as this note invigorates (me).
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Smelling, and re-smelling the offerings from Pineward....Amazing blending and compositions from such a young house. If Nick can produce these with his limited time in the game, I can only imagine...
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    Re: Sweet Cinnamon Frags?

    Tabac rouge.
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    Re: January Challenge

    It's safe to say I can keep my January scent count to 62 or less....unless the rare "3 scents in a day" rears its beautiful head
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    Re: Best summer boozey fragrance?

    Frapin Speakeasy
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Baque is worth the wait.
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    Re: Top 10 as of now (part 2)

    In no particular order:

    Tom Ford- Tobacco Oud
    Santa Maria Novella- Acqua di cuba
    Slumberhouse- Kiste
    Slumberhouse- Jeke
    Michael Kors- Michael for Men (vintage)
    Yves Saint Laurent- Rive...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Although this factor is almost meaningless with most houses....The color of Throes looks appealing.
  69. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Tonight:

    Back to Black
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    Re: Looking for a something new...

    Royal oud
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Good news:

    December releases are projected to be available for order on Friday, December 18th.
  72. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Tonight: Royal Oud
  73. Poll: Re: Pepper fragrance - Azzaro Visit vs Kenzo Tokyo vs Spicebomb Viktor&Rolf or other

    Seconded.
  74. Re: Creed for someone who likes Acqua di Parma colonia

    I'd suggest sampling the following:

    Royal Oud
    Viking
    Original Vetiver (not so popular this time of year, but a great scent regardless)
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    First wearing of Christmas Wine .

    I expect this to move to first place in my Christmas season options.

    Impressive creation Nick.
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    So thankful that he decided to add all the samples to the pack.

    I have not been this stoked for a sample pack in some time. Received today. Really appreciate the presentation of the small bag.
    ...
  77. Re: Is there a note you think is saturating the market?

    Interesting question.

    I suspect for the lovers of certain notes, there may never be enough variety of presentation.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    The updates are much appreciated deadidol.

    exciting news.
  79. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Tea for Two
  80. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    One of my favorite night scents.
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    Re: Sprottles (mini portable decants), thoughts?

    I carry something similar to this every day to work.

    reasons:

    1: I like to apply just before I start my shift, as I like to let my senses rest a bit on the drive in

    2: I like to re-apply in...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I’d take a Kote reboot, or Zahd....

    Or Mond, or Firs.
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    Yup. I'm shocked they have lasted this long.
    If I didn't have backup bottles of the tin can....I'd take the rest off of his hands
  84. Re: Who has broken a bottle of cologne/perfume and what was it

    Tile floor. immediately mopped up.
    The lost cherry was potent for a week. Interestingly, the TV was overpowered and could barely be detected.
  85. Re: Who has broken a bottle of cologne/perfume and what was it

    1 week after my wife and I moved into a new house...heard a crash in the bathroom. A trendy wall shelf proved to be improperly mounted.

    100 ml Lost cherry
    50 ml Tobacco Vanille

    As both were...
  86. Re: I'm looking for help choosing a Tom Ford Perfume

    I concur.

    This is one of my wife’s nighttime scents.
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    Re: Your 500ml Wardrobe

    I would take my current wardrobe and make decants.

    There are enough I could trim (the clones from my early ignorant days) to make myself 8 ml decants of most of my wardrobe.

    If I could start...
  88. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Tonight: Slumberhouse Sova
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    Re: You must choose: one house and one perfumer

    House: Tom Ford (due to versatility)

    Perfumer: Josh Lobb (due to creativity)
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    Re: Thanksgiving 2020 SOTD/E

    Slumberhouse Jeke
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    I am looking forward to putting my nose on the Pineward creations, particularly the ones featuring my favorite note: Tobacco
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    Re: I love Reflection Man

    I discovered Reflection early in my scent journey, and at that point....I found it to be incredible.

    I still find it quite pleasing, and actually recently decanted some to carry around for more...
  93. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Tea for two
  94. Re: Musings on 'classics,' and niche vs designer...

    At this time, "artisanal" interest me most.

    When "unique" and "pleasing" meet on the olfactory spectrum......success.
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    Re: From hate to love

    Slumberhouse Kiste.

    First time I smelled it, I remember thinking, “who would want to smell like this”.

    Now...it’s my wife’s most used Scent of the evening/night and possibly the most sexy...
  96. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Daniel Josier Ambre Tabac
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    Re: Summer range needs expanding...

    Grey Vetiver EDP
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    Re: A winter gourmand for a woman

    Have you been fortunate enough to sample Slumberhouse Kiste?
  99. Re: Mr. Fine American Blend EDT=Rive Gauche PH clone?

    I'm shocked how long the Rive Gauche split (from a very reputable splitter) has gone mostly unanswered.

    As an owner of back-up bottles of the tin can....I find his prices to be very reasonable...
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    Re: Safest Blind Buys?

    I only buy blind if obtaining a sample is near impossible, which has happened more often that I would have expected in my journey.

    I’d be shocked if any of the fragrances that I’ve bought blind...
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