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  1. Thread: Tequila Oud

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    Re: Tequila Oud

    The house is listed as simply "Tequila"
  2. Thread: Tequila Oud

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    Tequila Oud

    Has anyone tried this?
  3. Re: anybody know an easy to find inexpensive coconut cologne for men?

    Obsession Night for Men
  4. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo , similar, influenced, or variants fragrances

    Jaguar (original)
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    Re: From hate to love

    Eau Sauvage. The first time I smelled it was during the 80s. I just thought it smelled like a lemon. About 30 years later, I was given a bottle and came to appreciate it for what it is. An office...
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    Re: Hot, sweaty nights.....

    Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui (vintage)
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    Re: Top 3 in your current wardrobe

    I mean 3 favorite. I don't wear some of my faves a lot because they aren't as versatile as others.
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    Top 3 in your current wardrobe

    My GF asked me this question so I figured I would pass it on

    My answer: Rive Gauche pour Homme, Balenciaga pour Homme, and 1920 Extreme.
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    Re: Favourite mens or unisex floral fragrances...

    Acteur by Azzaro - prominent rose

    Globe by Rochas - masculine bouquet

    S.T. Dupont - a more floral Declaration with iris and violet at the fore.
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    Re: Mature and refined " SPORT " fragrances

    Allure Homme Sport
  11. Re: Need help in search for perfect men's winter fragrance

    This is no longer available in any country
  12. Re: Need help in search for perfect men's winter fragrance

    Drakkar Noir
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    Re: Patchouli dominant fragrances under $50 ???

    I recommend getting some patchouli essential oil - very cost effective.
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    Re: It's Danny Mitchell's Fault....

    Yup - what a perfect way to get your attention lol
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    Re: It's Danny Mitchell's Fault....

    Hi Danny - I just tried to send you a PM but your inbox is exceeding the number of private messages allowed - I will send you my addy when you clear it out.
  16. Thread: Nicolai

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    Re: Nicolai

    If you can find the original New York - it's a masterpiece.
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    Re: Musc Koublai Khan?

    I find horse shit similar.
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    Re: Power to the people

    Interesting read!
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    Re: Power to the people

    Thanks for your well thought-out perspective.

    My upbringing was similar in that we were underprivileged, but I grew up in a rural area. There was a 5 year period that we lived in a home without...
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    Re: Power to the people

    It sounds like you are more learned on the subject than myself, but regardless of labels, there are still people who are under the thumb in every corner of the globe.
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    Re: Power to the people

    I'm sort of leaving it up to interpretation, but kind of thinking of something for a working-class hero.
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    Power to the people

    I'm looking for a scent that conveys a proletariat vibe. Any suggestions?
  23. Re: What am I missing? Where have warm, 'ambery' masculine fragrances gone?

    I think this is a common sentiment for those of us that grew up in the 70s/80s. I am always on the lookout for a throwback and usually walk away dissatisfied.
    Although very rarely, I do find one...
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    Re: Best Landmark Fougere

    You need to explore it for yourself and you will be able to understand both the meh and the hype. The genius is in the simplicity - that fleeting wonderful shaving cream aroma that you wish lasted...
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    Re: Herbal/aromatic fragrances?

    Agreed
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yes
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I woke up this morning to the first snowfall of the year, so I'm wearing Neiges Homme (Neiges is French for snow)
  28. Name a house that's overdue for a masculine release

    My thoughts: Nina Ricci. This old and proud house has never had a lot of masculine releases, but during the golden age (60s-through 80s) always offered something classy for the gents. Since Ricci...
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    Re: Well, just took a job working from home...

    So -that's the one thing you won't wear...lol. All things considered, that wouldn't be an imposition for me to avoid Obsession.
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    Re: Well, just took a job working from home...

    Cats go wild over Obsession for men.
  31. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    Ok - I'll try to make some room in my wardrobe and you stay away from my Michael lol.
  32. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    We can put something together at some point - I'm in no hurry to get rid of it. Hit me up if your current supply becomes tenuous.
  33. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    :thumbsup::laugh:
  34. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    Hmm - Michael for men is at least something you could include in a package.
  35. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    I'm optimistic about the longevity of the juice - the tin can means no light pollution.
  36. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    I'm not looking to flip for money, I will be looking for fair value in swaps ie other desirable hard-to-find gems.
  37. Thread: Math problem

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    Re: Math problem

    I did a bulk buy when it was being discontinued
  38. Thread: Math problem

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    Math problem

    I want to ensure a lifsetime supply of Rive Gauche but also make some available to fellow Basenoters.
    I have 13 4.2oz tin cans. I wear it approx 4-5 times a month. I'm turning 49 on Halloween.
    How...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    S.T. Dupont because I was looking for an Iris hit.
  40. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    I just watched my Blue Jays clinch a playoff spot whilst wearing Yatagan.
  41. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    [QUOTE=Danny Mitchell;5005647]Thank God they snagged Moose and Castellanos or they'd be even worse lol.[/Q

    Moose has been disappointing. I dropped him from my fantasy roster.
  42. Name your frags thar are'nt listed on Basenotes

    I have Aalia, which is an oud attar from Dubai. I also have Voltaje which is an EDP from communist era Cuba.
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    Re: Post Covid Meetup

    Did you not see the part about this taking place possibly next year?
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    Post Covid Meetup

    I find that during this time of not being able to do a lot of in-person socialization, I've been more active on this forum.
    This has led to me thinking that it would be nice to get together with...
  45. Re: whats a good inexpensive mens cologne or deo spray that would go well with a hawaiian shirt

    https://www.basenotes.net/ID26137857.html
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    Re: Phileas (1984) by Nina Ricci thoughts?

    Ooh. Me likey galbanum. The biggest reason that I am on my 2nd bottle of Devin.
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    Phileas (1984) by Nina Ricci thoughts?

    I'm thinking of pulling the trigger on a bottle of this unicorn. From the information that I've gathered, I should love it. My only hesitation is that the most common comparison is to Yatagan. I...
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    Re: So...assuming I wanted a smooth vetiver...?

    Le Vetiver (2009)
    by Carven Not to be confused with the other Carven vetivers. Discontinued but still obtainable at reasonable prices.
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    Re: Hi everyone, new to this

    Try to sample Black XS - I think it would be your style.
  50. Re: 2 frags - classy, versatile daytime & Classy, versatile evening...?

    This is a tough one because your taste seems to be radically in the middle. I'm curious to see what the final verdict is. Something tells me that a bottle of Aventus might be in your future.
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    Re: Define the the Early 2000's with a Fragrance

    This - the most ubiquitous scent during that time in my opinion
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    Current guilty pleasure?

    For me it's Armani Diamonds for men.
  53. Re: whats a good inexpensive mens cologne or deo spray that would go well with a hawaiian shirt

    Havana
  54. Re: Looking for a bit of a specific suggestion, details inside...have at it folks!

    You are in the envious position to check out Slumberhouse in person.
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    Re: Choose 1 available classic

    I've sampled all except Floris and have owned Eau Sauvage and Azzaro. Eau Sauvage is pleasant, but Azzaro is more interesting in my opinion.
  56. Re: Can someone explain the appeal of CK Obsession for Men?

    I didn't get it in the 80's because it was impossible to disassociate it from the legion of wannabe lotharios who bathed in the stuff.
    It had a lot of buzz because CK marketed the hell out of it,...
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    Re: Looking for advice for my next haul

    I can see why you are experiencing "smells familiar" Everything so far has been in pretty much the same wheel house.
  58. Re: Rethinking my thoughts that colognes are seasonal

    Free your mind and the rest will follow...
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    Re: How many bottles is too many?

    Sounds like I'm about average - I find a wardrobe in the vicinity of 40 a comfortable. amount.
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    Re: Winter signature beast

    Arpege pour homme
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    Re: Thinking about buying thierry mugler angel men

    That's one that I've always avoided, but perhaps I would like it if I gave it another sniff now.
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    Re: Nissan Fragrances

    I've never head of Nissan fragrances, but it would be something that I would love to have in the glove box of my Nissan, as I have a bottle of Mustang in my Mustang.
  63. Thread: Lemongrass

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    Re: Lemongrass

    It's a note that's always used in conjunction with other citrus notes, I've noticed. I think it works as an amplifier, A good way to explore lemongrass is in artisanal soap, where it is often...
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    Re: Favorite Tobacco Colognes 2019

    Aramis Tobacco Reserve.
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    Re: Non loud, gentle fragrances

    The One for Men (2008)
    by Dolce & Gabbana

    This ticks all of your boxes. Smells incredible,,,Low projection...best suited for fall/winter.
  66. Re: Has Your Fragrance Wardrobe Grown Beyond Your Original Intention?

    Yes - I really wish more bottles were offered in a 30 ml, to reduce space.
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    Re: What should I buy next

    Between those two, I would buy 1725 Casanova.
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    Re: What's Your Current Scent Kept in The Car?

    I've kept an emergency frag in my car ever since I was a teenager - always an inexpensive all-rounder. In my Nissan, I have Cuba Blue. In my Mustang, a bottle of Mustang, of course :)
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    Re: Cartier Pasha -- too dated?

    This style is so far removed from current trends that it is new again. In my mind, the ones that followed are currently the most dated. Amen, LeMale, etc.
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Along with many others already mentioned, I'll add Tabac.
  71. Re: CdG Blackpepper vs Montales Intense Pepper and Greyland? Any other pepper frags?

    My first thought was Bang, but it's really not worth the asking price, now that it's discontinued.
  72. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Game Day!

    One of your "sport" fragrances would work well. I really enjoyed watching my Blue Jays win last night while wearing Bowling Green to evoke the grass of the field.
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    The ones that got away

    You know the drill: you are in a store enjoying a commonplace fragrance, considering making a purchase, but then again,
    "I have too many scents, I can always get it another time" Time passes, and...
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    Re: What's your favorite type or note combo?

    Lavender and Oakmoss
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    Re: What's the muskiest aquatic you can think of?

    I think Chrome fits the bill - similar effect of Light Blue.
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    Re: Succession planning

    It seems like there are a lot of people who don't have someone in their life that can appreciate this. I think I'll have my kids sell off the most valuable, but beyond that, re-home them on this...
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    Re: Most serious men's fragrance.

    Bogart (1975)
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    Re: Succession planning

    Lucky couple!
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    Succession planning

    I'm wondering if anyone has their collection specifically covered in end of life planning.
    Are you giving your kids instructions on selling?
    Do you have a death pact with a fellow B'noter?
    I can...
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    Re: Happy "YATAGAN DAY" ! July 14th. 2020

    Sure - I was just trolling for inspiration on what to wear today. Happy Birthday. Are you retired?
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    Re: Best YSL men's fragrance for daily summer use?

    Point taken - I do stand by Rive Gauche being the best all-rounder, but being a newbie and perhaps not wanting to shell out the big bucks, L'homne Libre would make a solid choice.
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    Re: Best YSL men's fragrance for daily summer use?

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme. Welcome to Basenotes.
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    Re: I think I am done with Aventus

    I've never heard anyone in the general population mention Aventus or any other Creed for that matter.
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    Where do you keep your fragrances?

    The bulk of my wardrobe is in a cabinet in my bathroom. I have an emergency bottle in the console of both vehicles. Some samples in my desk at work. Backups are stored in my basement.
  85. Thread: Fun new game

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    Re: Fun new game

    Mick Jaggar

    Habit rouge
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    Re: A Fragrance In Only 2 Words

    Muscs Koublaï Khän - horse poop
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    Re: Notes Game: link the Fragrance

    Eau De Lierre===>Devin (Galbanum)
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    Re: Best Modern Clean Masculines

    Prada L'Homme
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    Re: Azzaro PH L'Eau anyone?

    I stand by my assessment of l'eau being a fresher take on the originai. The difference being that the most dominating note in the original is anise, which gives it the bite. The most dominating note...
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    Re: I realize I don't have any modern scents!

    Mr. Blass is something that I know you will love, based on your taste. It's a modern (2009) scent that is a kind of more civilized Yatagan. Very affordable to boot!
  91. Re: Have any new, worthy, Grapefruit Fragrances been released, between 2010 and Now?

    My specialty is finding the best notes at bargain basement prices. For grapefruit, it's Adam Levine. Launched around 2013 I believe.
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    Re: Your Top 10 Sleeper's?

    I notice that there are a handful of Black Suede flankers. Any worth wearing?
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    Re: Your Top 10 Sleeper's?

    In no particular order: California for men by Dana
    Democracy by Ayala Moriel
    Derrick by Orlane
    ...
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    Re: Layering Ralph Lauren Safari

    I would try a base of whatever your favorite musk is. For me, it would be Kiehls.
  95. Re: Do you like or dislike fragrances based on criteria OTHER THAN SMELL(and performance)?

    Agree - I have children to raise. In my financial reality, I would be pretty selfish to spend quadruple digits for a bottle of juice.
  96. Re: List and discuss newish fougeres ('nougeres') released over the past 10 years or so .....

    Napier 1903 by Murdock - An excellent throwback scent that doesn't get enough press.
  97. Re: What Would Be Anthony Bourdain - The Fragrance?

    Bourdain wrote a novel, "Bone in the throat" The main character in the novel (who seems to be based on Bourdain) wears Bijan for Men. I've never tried Bijan, but based on what I've read about the...
  98. Re: I loved '______' until I smelled '______' and it ruined the other

    It's mostly when I smell a scent on an unsavory person that I find it hard to enjoy. This has happened with Blue Stratos, Poison, Red Door, Quorum, just to name a few.
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    Re: Classy fragrance NON-vetiver based

    [QUOTE
    You strike me a little as "goldilocks" like - which I don't mean as an attack. You are working a budget and quite discerning while seeking one or two scents you really love. Many of us are...
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    Re: Father's Day Surprise

    What are the contenders?
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