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    Re: Aramis: has the end of this classic arrived?

    Luckily still have enough of this one. Hope the new version isn't too bad.
  2. Re: Does Jeremy Fragrance has a misconception what it means to follow your inspiration & to be creat

    Fragrance, what I've seen, just tries to be American? Or what Europeans think is American, as seen in movies. I mean doesn't he basically high five himself if there are no bros around? Guess it works...
  3. Re: What is the fragrance you love on a woman or partner, and *why*?

    The smell of cleaning products and freshly prepared meat.

    It goes well with my smell of beer and watching football.
  4. Re: kenzo pour homme,the progenitor of the aquatic / marine.does it still make sense to buy it?

    I sold mine and chucked out a decant. It's fairly unique but also a bit chemical spill. Maybe they improved it?
  5. Re: Fragrance creators are sniffing at increased regulations

    The comment section is surprisingly hostile towards perfume.
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    Re: Who really likes Mitsouko?

    Dita von Teese. And Magie Noire.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    At that rate my Fahrenheit would be empty in no time. Can't have that!
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    Re: My week with some great cheapies!

    I like Xeryus and Visit but had to pass on the Ferragamo.
  9. Re: What is the fragrance you love on a woman or partner, and *why*?

    A friend of mine wears that one. It does smell nice on her. I remember asking her about it.
  10. Re: What is the fragrance you love on a woman or partner, and *why*?

    She wears several scents (Diptyque, Chanel), I like them all. Nothing too sweet or too masculine, all very nice. She had one unisex she used up, not one of her favourites, and it smelled a bit...
  11. Re: Does Jeremy Fragrance has a misconception what it means to follow your inspiration & to be creat

    Are these actually in shops in the UK? I barely remember what non-essential shops looked like by now.
  12. Fragrance creators are sniffing at increased regulations

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/04/21/perfume-makers-raising-a-stink-over-new-safety-rules/
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    Poll: Re: Which fragrance is better out of these?

    I like more = better. Let's not pussyfoot around it.

    That girl in school that went out with Jimmy and not you, she thought Jimmy is better, which makes Jimmy better subjectively and objectively...
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    Re: I just noticed something in my wardrobe..

    135 for me. And Sultan Rüssel doused himself with Zino today.

    Apparently I'm down to 130.
  15. Re: Does Jeremy Fragrance has a misconception what it means to follow your inspiration & to be creat

    Correct.
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    Poll: Re: Which Fragrance is better?

    Aventus
  17. Poll: Re: What's the best next fragrance after Creed Aventus?

    Got to be Ultra Male cause of the name and bottle.
  18. Poll: Re: What's the best Fragrance One Fragrance for Men by Jeremy Fragrance?

    Very close race.
  19. Re: Bought a new bottle of Eternity after 20 years

    Very early on I thought that I liked Eternity but then didn't after wearing it a couple of times. Cool Water did a bit better when it comes to these mega popular teenage scents.
  20. Re: Is sniffing glue so bad? Comme des Garçons Eau de Parfum (2011)

    Sounds like an interesting fragrance and something I'd enjoy sampling.

    As for sniffing glue, I've only sniffed poppers once (I assume it's somewhat similar), I reckon it would be pretty bad if...
  21. Re: Have you gone back to an overkilled fragrance?

    Not really. If i stop to wear them and don't keep them then it's as there's something wrong with them. Maybe something I rejected early on could be a potential candidate but so far I haven't...
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    Re: Teetotaler wearing prominent alcohol notes?

    People would totally smoke/drink/snort civet glands if it got them high.

    If you like the smell of alcohol then you might enjoy drinking it, did you try?
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    Re: Fragrances your Dad wore

    Hm, looking at the female Obsession bottle, maybe my dad did rock the male version, unless there's something else in a similar bottle. Probably why my mother eventually did get a divorce!

    I...
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    Re: Never ending expensive issue...help please

    I can only think of the following reasons, all your perfumes are fake, you and your friends go noseblind qickly and/or you're Spongebob Squarepants and suck up fragrances like a boss.

    Seriously...
  25. Re: Wearing a budget-friendly scent vs. smelling above your financial means

    Why care about anybody's? But a large part of perfume, cosmetics, fashion and so on marketing relies on people's insecurities. Always remember, their main intention is to suck your wallet dry. The...
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    Re: Fragrances your Dad wore

    Aramis, Azzaro. I also seem to recall a bottle of Obsession but I'm pretty sure it was the female one and thus not my father's.
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    Re: How many bottles is too many?

    Depends on one's appetite. The only problem I can see is limited time (disregarding limited space, funds and so on for a moment).

    Personally, I could easily live with a few of my favourites or...
  28. Re: Wearing a budget-friendly scent vs. smelling above your financial means

    Lots of things could be cheaper, things used to be built so they could be repaired as well (apparently there's even a right to repair movement now. Think I heard about it in a video about how the big...
  29. Re: Axe Marmite Shower Gel - WTF - I've Seen It All Now !!!

    The Africa one is just one of their bestsellers.
    https://www.retailtimes.co.uk/lynx-africa-celebrates-25-years-with-limited-edition-range/

    All of them are quite bad as far as I've smelled them.
  30. Re: What difference in scent does spraying on you clothes instead of your skin make?

    Fabric can't get cancer. Re smell, it will react slightly less to body heat?

    I used to spray on skin only, convinced that it doesn't smell quite right on clothing, but changed my mind lately.
  31. Re: Axe Marmite Shower Gel - WTF - I've Seen It All Now !!!

    First Eau de Pub, now this, has the era of proper gourmands begun?
  32. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Red for Men - Current Edition?

    I think it did. Can't remember why I got tired of it, too sweet maybe? It was always a bit of a guilty pleasure but kinda fun to wear.
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    Re: Is this how you pronounce Loewe?

    Guy in the first video sounds ok.
  34. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Red for Men - Current Edition?

    Used to like it but ended up giving it away recently. My bottle was around 10 years old. Nothing fecal in mine.
  35. Re: Is It Really Bad to Wear Winter Fragrances During Hot Weather?

    Just spray less to avoid entering Mugler smog territory (12 sprays of AMen in summer aka peak vulgarity).
  36. Re: I think Rive Gauche PH is overrated. Is something wrong with me?

    You're a monster that doesn't deserve to have a nose, Hugh V!!!!

    I rather enjoy it but I had another tin that seemed a bit unbalanced, the patchouli being more dominant, and it reminded me of the...
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    Re: Latest Davidoff - Cool Water Parfum!

    Would try just out of curiosity. I assume this will be in lots of shops (but not the local Debenhams as it closed....🤷*♂️)
  38. Re: At what age can one start wearing Guerlain Vetiver?

    36.
  39. Re: Ever bought a 'compliment monster' that failed to roar?

    I've received reactions and comments, good and bad (the latter pretty much always from the girlfriend, who else! She's American) but not compliments from strangers, which I wouldn't really care about...
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    Re: “Oh look at me I’m so understated”

    Blenheim Bouquet.
  41. Re: ‘Eau de Pub’ is a new perfume created to remind you of your local

    Sounds nice as well.
  42. Re: ‘Eau de Pub’ is a new perfume created to remind you of your local

    In theory it sounds great. My favourite smelly indoor space could well be the Houses of Parliament, basically an upmarket old pub ingredient wise, and I quite like the smell of hops and booze.
  43. ‘Eau de Pub’ is a new perfume created to remind you of your local

    https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/03/eau-de-pub-is-a-new-perfume-created-to-remind-you-of-your-local/
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    Re: Can we stop calling them oriental fragrances

    https://image.shutterstock.com/image-photo/close-three-obese-fat-men-260nw-53171284.jpg
    Beach Number 1, for real Men and Women.

    They also shouldn't have to wear shorts.
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    Re: Any love for Bvlgari BLV?

    Had Blv and Notte early on and thought that I liked them but then noticed that they're not that good, like most of the Bulgaries I had.
  46. Re: A blast from the past: What were the big hyped frags when you joined Basenotes?

    Pure Malt, DHI.
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    Re: L´Anarchiste Caron

    Didn't really excite me either and the bottle showed finger prints.
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    Re: Can we stop calling them oriental fragrances

    Before China, then east went further east and the former east was now nearer or middler.

    I'm offended by fragrance body shaming. Most fragrance adverts use skinny, young, model types who would get...
  49. Re: When a fragrance enters the "skin scent" phase, is it still perceptible to other people?

    This. Also body temperature, how many layers are you wearing, outdoors/indoors, where did you spray and so on.

    Best way to make them smell you

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCrSwYoaMGg
  50. Re: What's the last frag you physically scrubbed off, and when?

    Probably something I got rid off. It's usually how it ends as I give them another chance. I think Tuscany. Used to like it but the top almost reminds me of Bowling Green, which I started to dislike.
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    Re: Seasonal allergies are destroying me

    Only allergic to nicotine (if applied onto perforated skin) and, I believe, bed bug bites, so luckily perfumes are fine.
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    Re: Anxiety around over spraying

    Thanks, FragFrog, think I'll check them out in a minute. I hope they mention one danger of overspraying, that some fragrances will smell bloody awful and that one may lose interest in them forever.
    ...
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    Re: Mens Fragrance Candles

    Diptyque has good quality candles. If they smell manly will depend. Personally much prefer fresh air. Candles can be ok for a little while but if the girlfriend didn't use them I wouldn't bother.
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    Re: Happy International Fragrance day!

    Happy fragrance day, Diamond Joe!
  55. Re: Ever make fragrance purchases while under the influence?

    I'm usually not able to. Difficult enough to concentrate on the road.
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    Re: Anxiety around over spraying

    When people start to cough and tut then you may have applied too much.
  57. Re: RIP Carlos Powell a.k.a. Brooklyn Fragrance Lover

    Is she really unbiased though? The interesting about someone like Jeremy is that, whilst some criticism is justified, he also seems to bring out the worst in some, just by being really, really good...
  58. Re: Which perfumes arouse the most sexual desire in women?

    Probably. He seems to wear jeans in the pictures though, not sure if that's quite smart casual enough.
  59. Re: OK, be honest. RE: "moltenig" 5 worst fragrance houses thread, which is your Favorite Cologne...

    Ferrari had one that was a bit of a BB clone. Ferrari Black I think it's called.

    Haha, yeah, pretty much. Anything sweeter than Cool Water and Bulgari Soir (and the old school scents that I knew,...
  60. Re: OK, be honest. RE: "moltenig" 5 worst fragrance houses thread, which is your Favorite Cologne...

    I apparently mentioned Avon, CK and Ferrari. Very long time ago that I tried any of these but Obsession Night and perhaps the Ferrari Boss Bottled one were not too bad. Can't really remember them or...
  61. Re: Which perfumes arouse the most sexual desire in women?

    Only partly true, I'd argue, as unfortunately people are easily led and nowhere near as individual as they'd like to think (as they've been told it's cool to be individual). Men and women of course....
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    Re: Fishy smell from atomizers?

    Can't say that I've noticed that. Regularly cleaning your atomiser may help.
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    Re: Share your blind buy statistics!

    Only tried standard XS, just seemed super generic. Instant disappointment. I still think that I should like Drakkar Noir, I enjoy many old school scents, but when I tried it, I just didn't. Too long...
  64. Re: Would I like vintage One Man Show, if I'm not crazy about it in its current form?

    This.

    It's just a cheap, not exactly super attractive scent (I like it though, partly because of that), let alone a masterpiece, can't imagine that you'd suddenly love it just because it smells...
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    Re: Share your blind buy statistics!

    Memorable blind buy disasters:
    XS
    Safari
    Sex Pistols
    Drakkar Noir

    Some that I gave a chance but still disasters:
    Nightflight
    Dirty English
    Architect
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    Re: Suggest some INsensitive man fragrances!

    My first fragrance (I also quite like football and beer) but it was one of those for me that, once oversprayed, I started to dislike.

    Narcisso Rodriguez is one I rather enjoy and every time I...
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    Re: If you like ... you'll enjoy ...

    Boss Bottled - PS London
    Lolita Lempicka aM - Body Kouros
    Gentleman - Giorgio BH
    Grey Flannel -Fahrenheit (yes, you will. Stop protesting)
  68. Re: What fragrance is least like you or least suited to your personality/ situation?

    All of these sound excellent and I want to wear them!
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    Re: Suggest some INsensitive man fragrances!

    Cool Water. After a day of bullying 4 eyes at school (you're a pe teacher or janitor there), you go home to watch football (pubs are closed), perhaps stick it into the old lady if you had a few, and...
  70. Re: What fragrance is least like you or least suited to your personality/ situation?

    I've gone off Cool Water type of scents. just a tad too normcore. Aquatics as well. Gourmands, I kinda like them, they're generally fun, but don't really like to wear most of them, perhaps due to old...
  71. Re: Anyone ever bought fragrances to resell at a profit?

    What about fragrance houses who sell cheap juice for tons of money? I know people here mostly get upset if people grab limited scents just to resell, etc, but it's not as if luxury items are fairly...
  72. Re: Anyone ever bought fragrances to resell at a profit?

    I've only bought fragrances I like and planned to wear (backups) but if someone offered me a crate of original DHI or special batch Aventus for a good price at a flea market then I'd buy to sell. I'd...
  73. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread Vol 2

    Jeremy breaking down all barriers. The ultimate scent for everybody and everything!
  74. Re: What is more juvenile 1 million lucky or invictus aqua 2016?

    I remember selling Fuel for Life as it was a bit too youthful. My juvenile scent now? Perhaps Egoiste.
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    It's fine for buyers but it would be interesting to hear how EBay reacts when a dodgy buyer wants his money back as the new (other) bottle was used (as stated in the listing). Hope they'd at least...
  76. Re: I think I have F.A.D. (“Fragrance Acquisition Disorder")

    As long as you're happy with, can afford and enjoy it. Beware of BN enablers though.
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    Just searched for Cool Water. Mostly new bottles but I saw one or two with pictures and descriptions of used bottles, listed as new other. Just silly really and potentially adding more risk for...
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    Listed under used fragrances or something else?

    As long as EBay doesn't take down listings it shouldn't make that much of a difference, depending on how people search. The perfume I listed only...
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    The kind of questions the post office staff asks here sometimes. As long as it's not leaking and in some sort of box it seems to be fine.
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    Just noticed this (haven't sold anything in a while due to the lockdown and, well, I like most of my perfumes). First Royal Mail banned shipping perfumes abroad and started to interrogate people when...
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    Re: Your most gifted cologne (from them to you)

    Only ever got a bottle of Le Male from an ex. It came in a cocktail shaker, the reason she bought it apart from the bottle design. I think she thought it was a new fragrance though, not just Le Male...
  82. Re: Which perfumes arouse the most sexual desire in women?

    Candidate for official BN 2021 International Women's Day thread? :cheesy:
  83. Re: Which perfumes arouse the most sexual desire in women?

    Pretty much any scent works.
  84. Re: Rochas Moustache Original 1949 EdT vs. Eau de Rochas Homme

    Going by the versions I own

    Moustache - great but perhaps not for everybody
    Eau de Rochas - very nice but perhaps could/should last a bit longer
    YSL - if you can get over the dish...
  85. Re: Yes, even ol' SixCats! has his Animalic "Funk" limits!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hn8h6v2vIS4
  86. Re: Any knock-off fragrances actually worth wearing?

    Think the only one I've ever tried was a Cuba one but I didn't like it as much as Le Male.
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    Re: What do your backups say about you?

    https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/g/d2IAAOSwirVenxjI/s-l225.jpg
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    Poll: Re: 2021: Creed buys the pot... all in or fold?

    I'd rather feed my money to a donkey.
  89. Re: what are your guidlines for picking fragrance for spring, summer, fall, and winter?

    The moment I wake up, before I put on my makeup, when I brush my hair, I choose which batch to wear. Weather/temperature, objectives and goals, what I haven't worn lately can all be a part of it.
  90. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread Vol 2

    Can't believe that I missed the release of Unisex for Everybody. Finally a unisex fragrance for everybody and not just for unisex elitists. Is it for the office or date use?
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    Re: Houses that keep having price increases

    Off topic but Canada is currently charging people, forced to stay in some sort of guarded hotel prisons when they arrive (until they get their Covid test back), hundreds of dollars and the food they...
  92. Re: Best scent when eating in a seafood restaurant?

    A spritz of Cool Water/GIT with my fish and chips.
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    Re: Fragrance oddities of their time (Designer)

    Joop!? Mainly because of the colour. Not sure if I ever smelled it.
  94. Re: I'm taking a "chance/gamble". Blind buy purchase of CARON "L'Anarchiste".

    Owned but didn't keep it. Can't quite remember why but there must have been something wrong with it.
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    Re: Houses that keep having price increases

    Men are super feminine now and try to copy powerful women and possibly video game characters :evil: just kidding, of course.

    Re sites like BN
    ...
  96. Re: How can someone smell like they have their Sh*t together?

    Step 4: Change your name to Jeremy.
  97. Re: Any opinions on Ben Sherman (2011) masculine scent?

    'Cheap deodorant', 'old furniture from the charity shop'. Not sure if the latter is good or bad.
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ben-Sherman-Toilette-Spray-50ml/dp/B007X46T2O
  98. Re: What fragrance would you wear to a gathering of a bunch of aging old dudes from high school?

    Polo, Green Irish Tweed, Fahrenheit?

    Seriously though, I'd wear whatever I feel like wearing at the time.
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    Re: Most misleading fragrance names out there!

    What's the one that basicially promises intercourse or at least sexual contact on the packaging? Lies.

    Sex Appeal.
  100. Re: Present Day Vs Past - Which is a better 'age' for fragrances?

    Today is better as many of the old scents can still be found and there are plenty of new scents that have been made since then. The 90s were the dark ages for young men's mainstream scents, a...
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