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  1. Re: you have $300..do you buy 1 niche or 5-10 designer fragrances?

    Maybe not 1, likelier 2-3 niche ones or, if very good, one niche and at least 2-3 or if not 5-10 solid affordable designer and/or even mass market ones
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

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

    Nearing 10 sprays of Bogart One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th October, 2020

    One Man Show
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    Re: Nautica voyage lasting power

    Based on personal experience alone, anywhere from 4-6 to 4-8 hours, even slightly beyond as skin scent level performance - frankly speaking quite impressive for an otherwise affordable and (almost)...
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    Re: Autumn scent

    Maybe also Havana by Aramis, French Lover/Bois d'Orage, Mugler flankers like Pure Havane and/or Pure Malt, Derrick by Orlane and/or Open by Roger & Gallet- for scent options that happen to be solid...
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    Re: Evening scent?

    True, fully seconded, plus for a more specific oud centered options that do not break the bank, easily remaining viable evening scents on budget while also covering most required notes, also...
  8. Re: Recdations next purchase ( Bottega Veneta, Fahrenheit,Le Male Essence, Leather Blend )

    From this list, recommending in no particular order especially: Fahrenheit EDT, Valentino Uomo Intense, Le Male Essence, Ferragamo Uomo Signature
  9. Re: The house you sampled with the most liked perfumes

    Also adding and/or seconding furthermore Jovoy, Lubin, Zarkoperfume, Frederic Malle, Floris among pricey, Bogart, Panier des Sens, La Maison du Savon de Marseille, Proraso, Halsto, Yardley among the...
  10. Re: Hyped up fragrances by Youtubers you fell for?

    Personally speaking, few to non so far.
    Although must admit that especially when the gourmand trend/craze was quite on both significant social media (including but not limited to Youtube) and also...
  11. Re: Looking to buy discontinued perfume. Ideas?

    While the site ThePerfumedcourt.com is fairly competent on vintage and/or discontinued scent samples, do still not have a clue about their selection of these same scents in full sized bottles
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    Re: Fragrances Longevity - how many hours?

    Same with the "tin can" (mid to late 2000s) version of this one also happening to have.
    Getting a fairly similar performance from this by now almost vintage status (both in terms of classic...
  13. Re: Aramis Tobacco Reserve Was Discontinued Quickly - Have Tobacco Focused Frags Run Their Course?

    Though sorry to hear of this fragrance being discontinued, hoping that tobacco fragrances did not run their course and that more options from various houses, in different price, gender etc....
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    Re: Evening scent?

    Also adding Lalique Homme EDP and Boucheron pour Homme EDP
  15. Re: The house you sampled with the most liked perfumes

    High end: Knize, Caron, Hugh Parsons, Xerjoff, Houbigant

    more affordable: l'Occitane, l'Erbolario, Le Couvent des Minimes, Van Cleef & Arpels, Cartier, Lalique

    with nearly 100% success rate...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Chose Jaguar as the sync scent
  17. Re: Recommendations, Uomo Intense,1 Million Prive,YSL La Nuit,Déclaration d'Un Soir

    From this list, would go for and thus recommending in no particular order mainly: YSL La Nuit Parfum, surprisingly also the highly affordable Zara Vibrant Leather while Lalique Equus EDP as well
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    Re: Best designer Aromatic Fragrance

    Since the house of Aramis was mentioned, perhaps also Havana
  19. Re: EDP for Men that similar to AXE Chocolate

    Happening to like and to be familiar with this one as well, possibly also Zara Double Black EDP, some of the Givenchy Gentleman male flankers in EDP/intense concentration, Guerlain LIDGE to certain...
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    Re: Best Sweet perfume

    From this list, especially the Burberry option plus almost any Dior Poison flanker can easily qualify as choices very close to the thread-starting initial requirements
  21. Re: Looking for a rancid jasmine perfume, any recommendation?

    While not among the most obvious choices to recommend, perhaps also Yves Rocher Tendre Jasmin could at least in part be a reasonable choice along these lines
  22. Re: What to do with a fragrance you bought but didn't like :(

    So far did usually keep the fragrance (s) in such situation-on the other hand, did neither buy and also not receive as gifts any fragrances do significantly remember as not liked
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    Re: How do I find "my" perfume?

    Difficult to start and/or to recommend at least for now a more likely/available option than simply (re) testing more Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani and/or even Armani Prive scents until there are are...
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    Re: Some beginner questions

    Speaking from personal experience alone, strong (er) scents do actually stand a better chance to last longer since they require less dabs/sprays, even by over-sprayer standards, to achieve the same...
  25. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-9 sprays of Jaguar (green bottle, the tobacco-patchouli citrus powerhouse)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2020

    Jaguar (green bottle)
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Might join the sync with something like Jaguar or the tiger design bottle of Ed Hardy Man, due to still not having added Le Lion by Lalique (which is a personal favorite likely to be added at some...
  28. Re: Falling in love with discontinued fragrances....

    While definitely among the costliest aspects of this hobby, should trustworthy purchase opportunities of genuine vintages do show up, even more so if on budget- there is a quite likely possibility of...
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    Re: What is this fragrance like?

    And also with good performance, living up to its EDP concentration and thus providing value for money even if not among the cheapest
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    Re: Looking for a dark and evil beast

    Also adding a few vintage Marbert scents like Homme and Man
  31. Re: What are your all time favorite "cheapies"?

    Too many to mention and possibly seconding most of this list anyway, however also adding a few more like Sir Irisch Moos, Ungaro III Parfum Aromatique, Best of Chevignon and/or Chevignon Brand along...
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    Re: Chanel egoiste platinum ?

    While uncertain to which extent a compliment magnet, one of the better contemporary designer scents nonetheless
  33. Re: Why the sudden increase in price (Aramis Tuscany)

    Did not notice so far any significant price increase-sudden or otherwise- in Aramis Tuscany nor any significant rumors of discontinuation, yet admittedly to having bought at least one bottle in the...
  34. Poll: Re: Versace Pour Homme / Versace Dylan Blue / MontBlanc Explorer

    Another vote for Montblanc Explorer, simply enjoying its complexity and notes the most out of these three
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

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

    6 sprays of One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th October, 2020

    One Man Show
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    Re: Gift sets...are they the same juice?

    Based so far on the very few experiences of both gift sets and the bottle of actual scent rendered in the gift set-did so far not discover, even when the price was equal to the one of a full sized...
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    Re: Encre Noir vs Encre Noire A L'Extreme

    For some reason- even if the opposite of more mainstream/popular opinions- do happen to like the regular Encre Noir even more than all of its flankers.
    Thus likelier to recommend this one, both...
  40. Re: Recommend me a full on masculine I should try!

    Possibly also Boucheron pour Homme in both EDT/EDP concentration, Lalique Homme EDP, Paco Rabanne PH, Bogart Signature, Knize Forest, Aramis Tuscany
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel EDT or EDP ??

    Getting better performance as well as partly improved complexity from Bleu EDP
  42. Re: AdP - Colonia & other fragrances from this house

    Seconded, additional performance within the similar price range and at comparable quality standards
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    Re: Today I bought October 2020

    2019 The Vert by Yves Rocher, plus a miniature of Comme une Evidence EDP by the same house
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    Re: Beast mode fragrances

    Quite a few and especially though not only:
    Cerruti 1881 Amber, One Man Show Gold Edition, Lapidus PH, a few more Bogarts like Riviera Nights and PH, Marbert Homme, Giorgio Beverly Hills Red,...
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    Re: Is DHI worth it even if you dont like it?

    Depending very much on what one actually likes rather than just owning it for the fad/possible resale investment etc.
    If DHI does happen to be a personally enjoyed choices would so go for it, if...
  46. Re: Sampled 20+ Niche Fragrances, Looking for Insights

    Thank you for sharing the insights.

    For some reason (s) can fully related and feel similar especially about Aventus, Chergui, POAL, almost everything from the TF designer exclusive range even...
  47. Re: What am I missing? Where have warm, 'ambery' masculine fragrances gone?

    Can relate to this particular situation-while having tested good ambers in the past and also owned a few, most new male releases in any price category by most fragrance houses do for some reason...
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    Re: Best Landmark Fougere

    While not exactly a landmark classic, also adding to the many good recommendations already, Sir Irisch Moos- though like the name says, more of a mossy rather than fougere scent.
    Maybe also for a...
  49. Re: What’s the most popular fragrances worn in your city?

    So far, ADG seemed to be the male scent likeliest sensed involuntarily whenever going out in the most popular, central and/or upscale areas of the city do currently live in
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Early 2000s parallel striped (partly frosted, partly) bottle version Guerlain Vetiver
  51. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 18th October, 2020

    Guerlain Vetiver
  53. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Riviera Nights
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 17th October, 2020

    Riviera Nights
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Thank you, duly noted
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    Re: Effectiveness of fragrances

    Tending to agree/second that hydrating skin with unscented moisturizers can minimally increase longevity and projection of the scents worn
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    Re: Gasoline and metallic notes. Yuck!

    Have found good or at least subjectively enjoyable scents in both categories, however did not dislike said categories in the first place.

    Do happen to enjoy certain metallic designer scents from...
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    Re: Vetiver chit-chat

    1. A tie between vintage (or at least older batches) Guerlain Vetiver, the surprisingly inexpensive while clean and good performance Vetiver Hombre by Adolfo Dominguez and the deceptively well masked...
  59. Re: Love It, Like It or Indifferent...a wardrobe review

    Like most of it up to the point of enjoying my choice. Except perhaps 20-30 at most did buy far more based on fads, peer pressure and/or discounts rather than actual personal preference am not fully...
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    Re: Herbal/aromatic fragrances?

    Also adding Puig Agua Brava, Sir Irisch Moos, Versace l'Homme
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

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

    8 sprays of Derrick by Orlane
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th October, 2020

    Derrick by Orlane
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Not being in the possession of the book, may join the sync only later with a follow up/tomorrow SOTD. Having no idea what exactly in my current lineup is disliked according this very guide.
  65. Re: Latest take on Guerlain Aqua Allegoria scents, please

    Have liked several of these, with Limon Verbe, Pmaplelune and Herba Fresca standing out as the favorites from this house
  66. Re: Would You Wear Eau Sauvage Parfum and Encre Noire à l'Extrême to Work?

    Even if not working from a home office but in a more crowded workplace, likely still yes though possibly with fewer sprays
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    Re: Best Bentley fragrances for men

    Have so far most enjoyed and thus likeliest to personally recommend from this house: Intense
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    Re: Coconut flavor

    Also adding Noix de Coco by Yves Rocher, Kenzo Jungle
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Meanwhile discontinued early 2000s Trussardi Jeans Men
  70. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Trussardi Jeans Men
  71. Re: Guerlain L'Homme Ideal EDT, Parfum, Intense for winter

    Intense or Parfum from this list
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th October, 2020

    Trussardi Jeans Men
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    Having just re-watched the 1999 Almodovar film "All about my mother" in certain a scene between the first half and the middle of the runtime, a theater actress is shown to have several RL Safari...
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    Re: Davidoff Relax

    Have always liked this fragrance and considering this among the most important missed opportunities for a purchase did intend before its discontinuation, but ultimately never went through with in...
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    Re: Salvador Dali original 1987

    Given the good prices on Notino might even consider this for a blind buy (at least regrading the current version rather than the vintage did own and wear)
  76. Re: Mid-40s man looking for a "sensual date night" fragrance that feels mature and masculine

    Maybe also Eau des Baux, Fahrenheit Parfum and/or Absolute, Chergui, Creed Tabarome Millesime or even BDP if the sensual date night is in a more formal setting, Habit Rouge EDP, Aramis Havana
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    Re: Leather and a journey

    With fewer sprays and only if its increasingly high prices and/or scarce availability might still be no issues-even Creed REL
  78. Re: The sexiest most sophisticated head turning scent on a woman

    From a personal viewpoint alone, would rate and also prefer classics and/or modern takes on classic themes-and while they may not objectively be the most head turning, personally considering these...
  79. Re: I am Newbie Building a Collection. Help me.

    From this list, choosing, recommending and/or seconding The One EDP, ADG Profumo, Egoiste Platinum, Givenchy Gentleman EDP, Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme
  80. Re: Amber ( simple, not expensive and not hard to find... amber for layering )

    Maybe also Ambre Noble by Zara
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    Re: Current Fahrenheit EDT vs Parfum

    While familiar with both the current EDT and the current Parfum version of this fragrance, would go for the Parfum both due to added performance and an altogether even further elaborate, complex,...
  82. Re: Suggestions for 'edgy' night-time fragrances...

    Many great recommendations already, also adding: LM Black Oud, Armani Attitude, most of the Les Parfums Remarquables series by Le Couvent des Minimes
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    Re: Is amouage fate a nice fragrance?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, one of the finer sweet-spicy masculine scents did enjoy testing/wearing from this house
  84. Re: What is a typical "barbershop" scent for you?

    Very good names already mentioned, personally speaking would consider a barbershop scent to be like this especially if having at least one if not some or most of these following notes among the...
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage - EDT vs EDP

    Only owning the vintage EDT in one of the first batches, considering to get the EDP even blind or even better to order a sample.
    Just as reference value to see how much might like this in...
  86. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Zino
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 13th October, 2020

    Zino
  88. Poll: Re: Cozy/smooth fragrances for your soul and body!

    Though liking both, preferring and recommending Eau des Baux out of these two
  89. Re: Do you expect older, reformulated fragrances to be better in the future?

    Expecting or at least hoping that even if the two questions do not get a positive answer, at least the current reformulations will still retain at least their present day performance and likable...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    vintage Krizia Uomo
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    Re: Which Amouage is for me?

    Seconding especially Bracken
  92. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays of Krizia Uomo
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th October, 2020

    Krizia Uomo
  94. Re: What's the best "warm blanket" for winter?

    While not necessarily the best Rochas Man remains a fairly solid affordable option for this type of scent choice
  95. Re: What makes you feel you always need a new fragrance?

    Usually this thought and intention comes up when having some disposable budget plus quite a mixed bag list of eclectic fragrance choices.
    Not all of these being new, some actually there for a very...
  96. Re: anybody know some deodorants with a beach or hawaiiann scent?

    Maybe also to certain extents Jovan Tropical Musk and Kistna by The Body Shop, both available as deodorants as well rather than just regular EDT scents
  97. Re: Is La nuit de l'homme suitable for an 18 year old

    Definitely yes
  98. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Boucheron PH EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th October, 2020

    Boucheron pour Homme EDP
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    Re: Burberry for men (1995) is it still good?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, still good and quite consistent with it vintage scent as well as performance
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