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    WTB Java by Agar Aura

    So I was literally a day late before it sold out, after I have decided to get the full bottle. So yeah if you have a brand new or near full bottle that you'd like to part with, do let me know. Thanks!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I kinda hope that was the case, but unfortunately it's not Yuzhi Oud he is collaborating with.
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    Re: Chatillon Lux Auster house - the thread

    I was wondering why hasn't anyone here talking about this house (and also Maher Olfactive), and then this thread appeared :)
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    Sorry it didn't work out for you! Personally, I quite enjoy the minty sandalwood in its early phase. The ginger note is a nice touch to give the composition a 'zing', but it may be a tad too much,...
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    That was for the extrait version.

    Do share your thoughts on the attar version after you've tried it, interested to hear your take on it.
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    Hikayat Perintis - I'm getting a Minty Sandalwood scent primarily, accompanied by an obvious natural Ginger note in it. The Sandalwood here is smooth, buttery/milky and warm, a nice contrast to the...
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    Mind to share what makes you think the name is horrible?
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    Re: January Scent Projects

    Top notes: Antique citron, bergamot

    Middle notes: Rose de mai, antique palmarosa, pink pepper, cumin CO2

    Base notes: Castoreum accord, Australian sandalwood, treemoss, agarwood, antique styrax...
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    Re: January Scent Projects

    So anyone ordered a sample of OJIIM?
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    I like the concept of this house. Both Fanghorn and Steading looks very interesting. Hopefully I'll be able to at least sample them.
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Wow I never knew they made an actual perfume of it. Where did you get your bottle from anyway? It seems impossible to find one now.
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    I'm jealous! I couldn't get any of the three, and it's uncertain right now if there will be a second batch. I'm kicking myself for missing out. Anyway, do let us know your thoughts when you've...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    So anyone got their hands on Jinko and Karabakh?
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    This. I was aware that sets will be on sale first prior to individual bottles, and I thought people knew about this as well.

    If you pay attention to his extraits page, you'll notice the set was...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Crocodile Wood the same as Bouya? "Bouya" is a variation of the word "Buaya", which translates to crocodile. I'm guessing he's using Bouya from different regions...
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    WTB: Charbagh by D&Z

    As titled, I'm looking for a bottle of Charbagh by Dixit & Zak. Let me know if there's a bottle of it that you want to part with.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Thank you for your input, sounds like I really need to try this.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Good to know that Jungle Kinam and Kyara Koko PP will be released eventually. Saw them in EDP from Sealed Essence and was wondering if Ensar will release them in PP form.

    Has anyone tried both in...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Speaking of inconsistencies, I paid $280 for a bottle of Rising Mysore from Sikander back then. Granted, it was sold out from D&Z's website and their Etsy web store, so that might explain the slight...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Quoted price for me from Sikander:

    Kashmir Nuit - $245
    Rising Mysore 2 - $130
    Ghaliyah Reflection - $190

    Order two from the bunch, $15 off. Order all of them and it's $30 off. So that will be...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Apparently the boxes which were supposed to be shipped together with the bottles were not ready by the time the bottles are to be shipped out, hence the separate shipment, as informed by Ahmed via...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    My bottle comes with musk grains AND a strand of hair from the musk pods. Gotta say it gives off a more 'raw' and natural feeling to the composition, which i really appreciate. I was concerned that...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Getlemen's Club looks really good. Ordered a sample of it, along with some others stuffs from Ahmed.
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    So, has anyone tried Ghaliya Rosarie yet? I got mine few days ago and find it pretty enjoyable on first few wearings. I like the balance between the bright roses and other darker elements such as...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I for one hoped that the durian note won't be a stripped down version of the actual durian scent itself, like what you'd find in durian flavored candies and ice creams, man I can't stand those...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Couldn't agree more on this. And I do appreciate Mak's kindness in willing to sell his discontinued or hard to find bottles at his cost price. It's getting harder to find people willing to help...
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    WTB Bloodline 2020

    So, it's been a while now since it's released. If anyone is looking to part with their bottle, I'd gladly take it.
  28. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Just booked 5ml with Strifeknot. Thank your for sharing this unicorn, looking forward to trying it.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Pretty interesting to see Durian used in perfumery. And I was wondering why hasn't anyone use this in their perfumes, and actually thought of doing a bespoke with Prin with durian as one of the...
  30. Thread: Auphorie

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    Re: Auphorie

    At least u got a reply. I was enquiring on shipping details which, they chose to ignore. Multiple times. Their customer service is a joke.
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Update: Ghaliya Rosarie 15ml is back in stock once again.
  32. Re: Al Shareef Oudh & SJA Collaboration Limited Edition

    30ml at $500 or 15ml at $250 does seem more palatable than outright $1k. Even Ensar is offering their PP at $475 for 30ml. Price wise it is not too far off from Ensar's PP, but still is expensive....
  33. Re: Al Shareef Oudh & SJA Collaboration Limited Edition

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  34. Re: Al Shareef Oudh & SJA Collaboration Limited Edition

    My thoughts as well. Was very excited when ASO announced that he was going to work on a parfum, but had to take a step back when the price is revealed.
  35. Al Shareef Oudh & SJA Collaboration Limited Edition

    So Al Shareef Oudh is collaborating with SJA Perfumes to release a limited edition perfume in spray format, and it will come in 60ml size. I have not seen any extensive discussions on both houses...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Ghalia Rosarie sounds very, very good indeed!
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    Yeah tried that as well. Still couldn't complete the whole process under 10. Using desktop here tho. Anyway, hopefully more bottles will be available for the next batch of Bloodline, like probably...
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    I tried the entire process with other product on AP from refreshing to finally click on the pay now option in Paypal, with all the details filled in and all accounts logged in beforehand, and it...
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    Sold out in 2 minutes. Didn't manage to get a bottle. So... if anyone's looking to let go of their bottle, I'd gladly take it.
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Agree that often times excellent products don't get hyped up as much as those from well known houses. At the moment I am eyeing on Amalur, but will probably get it when it is on sale. As for Cohiban...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    So there was a massive sale (40% off) few days ago for Cohiban Coffee, Cohiban Coffee Oud, Maqha Al-Sharq, and Halawiyyat Sharqiyya. Almost pulled the trigger to get a bottle of CC EDP as the notes...
  42. Re: To spend or not to spend? That is the question!

    Miyako is now $258 for a 40ml bottle @ $6.45/ml, compared to their previous pricing of $178 for the 30ml bottle @$5.93/ml. That is almost a 10% increment there, and they did it in just a short period...
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    Wanted: Box for Cielito Lindo by Rasei Fort

    Odd request, but I am looking for the box for Cielito Lindo. Just the box. Or maybe the bottle together as well if there is not much juice left in it. The box looks like this:
    ...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    L'Heure Exquise 2020 is live on Bortnikoff's site now. I wonder why the new bottles aren't labelled with '2020 version', like how VN'19 and OM'19 did. No mention of it being reworked with a 'smoother...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Thank you for your input, very well described. Bright and citrusy with an oak moss and amber base sounds right up my alley, and glad to know that the EDP and attar don't stray too much from each...
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    Re: Elixir Attars Discussion Thread

    Anyone who has tried Amalur, Cohiban Coffee, or Mythique in both their attar and EDP formats? How do they compare to each other? Thinking of getting the EDP versions, but curious about what their...
  47. Re: Be aware of scammers private messaging in response to wanted-to-buy posts

    Thank you, that was fast indeed!
  48. Re: Be aware of scammers private messaging in response to wanted-to-buy posts

    Got the scam PM again, latest allies used was Howard44, and of course account was just registered in June 2020, asking me to email his friend Tom at tomwilliams2021@gmail.com. Reported his PM and...
  49. Re: Be aware of scammers private messaging in response to wanted-to-buy posts

    I think all these scams of new accounts PM-ing members who have posted in the WTB section are done by the same person, with the recurring name of 'Garcia' in the contacts provided. Previously it was...
  50. Re: Active scammer alert - got scammed on the "Fragrances Wanted" forum

    Thank you for informing. I have posted a similar thread few weeks back, it can be found here:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/476629-Legitimacy-Background-Check

    Turns out 'Richard Garcia' is...
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    Re: Ensar oud crime & punishment

    Thank you for your insightful reply. It would seem that the EdP's are comparable to their Parfum counterparts, both in terms of scent and performance, at half the price. But with the recent release...
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    Re: Legitimacy/Background Check

    Yes I have gone through the 'Fragrance Wanted' section, apparently he is targeting those who have posted there seeking particular fragrances. Was able to trace at least 8 members who he had PM'd from...
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    Re: Legitimacy/Background Check

    Yes indeed it has been suspicious on his sudden change of mind, as well as him willing to lower his price to less than half the initially intended amount. It's all good now, I will not proceed with...
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    Legitimacy/Background Check

    First of all, I am not sure where to post this, so I'll just post it here. If this is not the correct place to post, or if my thread is inappropriate, Mods, please do move/delete this thread.

    I...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thank you for the clarification. I've never tried Zahd and have always wanted to try it, and I'm glad that he managed to produce a little more of it (albeit at a lower concentration, but I don't...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Is that a Zahd sample there? Wasn't Zahd sold out long ago? Or is it brought back by Josh?
  57. Re: Anyone familiar with California perfumer Chris Rusak?

    Thank you for your input.
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    Re: Ensar Oud

    Anyone knows if Iris Ghalia will make a return? Missed out on it when it was released, and now it is nowhere to be found.
  59. Re: Anyone familiar with California perfumer Chris Rusak?

    So, anymore thoughts on the scents by this house? Just came across this house and couldn't find much information on their offerings. Interested to know what others think of it before I order a...
  60. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Anyone tried I Love YY? Can't seem to find much feedback on this around here.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I should clarify that I'm just considering to get additional bottles of MaT attar from ALD website when it is eventually back in stock. At present, OE, SM, and MaT are all 'on hold', which I presume...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Interested to know as well. If anyone has any success with it, I may just buy additional bottles of Malik Al Taif attar and dilute it, and use it in place of its Extrait counterpart, since I've...
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    Re: Ensar oud crime & punishment

    What is the general consensus on EdP vs Pure Parfum for Ensar's creations? Do the Parfums justify the doubled price of their EdP counterparts?
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    Re: Hendley Laboratory Series 2020

    Tried Cola today. Sweet, boozy, vanilic, spicy, and balsamic. Indeed reminds me of coke, but more of vanilla coke than regular coke though. Cola draws similarities to Lubin Idole as well with its...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts, that sounds really interesting. You've piqued my interest in trying it. Now the problem is how do I find one...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Dang I'm jealous of you now. Charbagh has been on my to try list for a while now. Yes I've tried Zemfira, and the rose in it is amazing. What do you think of the oud in Charbagh though? Is it dirty,...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Have you tried Charbagh as well?
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Sounds amazing. Thanks for your input, will consider getting one soon.
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Anyone tried Rising Mysore here? Care to share your thoughts on it?
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    Re: Hendley Laboratory Series 2020

    Those are some really gorgeous bottles! Can't wait to receive mine and test it out.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    5th collection incoming on Bortnikoff website now
  72. Thread: Di Ser

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    Re: Di Ser

    I'm getting a bottle as well just from your description of it, along with travel sprays of Kurokami and Hasu no ito, as I am really interested in exploring floral and oud based scents from this...
  73. Thread: Di Ser

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    Re: Di Ser

    Thank you for your input. That does sound really good. How does it compare to TdH though? Since both shares the Orange-Vetiver prominent notes, do they smell alike in general?
  74. Thread: Di Ser

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    Re: Di Ser

    Interested in hearing your take on Akanesasu. Could you share your thoughts of it after you've gotten it?
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Interested to try this house seeing there are so many excellent reviews of their fragrances, unfortunately delivery is not available to my country. Anyone has any idea where else I can get them from?
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Anymore has tried Emperor Hind? Curious to know if it is skanky or not, and if yes, is it "Dior Leather Oud" skanky, or much less than that.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Would really like to get it, but shipping to my country is a whopping $55...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    That sucks. Really want to get one for myself, but shipping rates for Luckyscent to my country is just brutal. Hopefully there will be some bottles available for purchase via Bortnikoff's site.
  79. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Frapin Speakeasy
    Rochas Man
    ALD W&P II
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    Re: Cuir Soyeux by Francesca Bianchi?

    Interested to hear others' impressions of Cuir Soyeux while waiting for my bottle to arrive!
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    Re: Whats the best frags suits malaysia climate?

    Malaysian climate is hot and humid most of the year, maybe some cooler months during monsoon season. With regards to your question, I would say wear whatever scent you like, don't mind the seasonal...
  82. Re: NEW: Yves Saint Laurent - Le Vestiarie Des Parfums Oriental Collection!

    So recently I came across a sale selling the full range for ~$130 each bottle. Are these good enough to warrant $130 ? At the moment I am really intrigued by Sleek Suede and Splendid Wood. For the...
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    Re: Latest Thierry Mugler - A*Men Ultimate!

    When I first saw this release, first thing came to my mind is Pure Energy and Pure Shot. Hopefully all they have in common is just the colour scheme. Looking forward to try this.
  84. Legitimacy of Profumi Rari & Vintage Discontinuati?

    Has anyone dealt with this online seller before? This seller is based in Italy and has a Facebook page, which I came across and it seems legit to me. However, the seller is only accepting bank...
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    Re: Top gourmand frags

    +1 on Pure Malt 2013. Longevity and sillage is quite good as well. Also, seconding Rochas Man as well, though longevity might be an issue for you. If you're into bakery shop kind of scents, you...
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    Re: Brand New Montale - Aoud Lavender!!

    Thanks for the news. Interesting combination. Added to sample list.
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    Re: Best single-note gourmand?

    This one looks absolutely gorgeous and classy. In fact, the concept of their whole line of fragrances seems interesting. Definitely going on my sample list but availability seems to be very scarce....
  88. Thread: High school

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    Re: High school

    LnL is good as well. It can be had for very good prices. However, if money is not an issue for you, I'd recommend getting MI instead. Smells nicer, better quality, and also much higher in price.
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    Re: Gucci PHII praise

    I too have heard good things about this frag here. I'm definitely trying this out soon.
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    Re: Winter apple pie type fragrance

    I know this have been said before, but I just wanna chime in: Hermessence Ambre Narguile. Quite a thick scent and totally suitable for winter.
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    Re: Avon Tomorrow for Him opinions needed

    Thanks guys for the inputs! Now I'm really interested in trying this fragrance out. I kinda love Rochas Man so I guess I'll enjoy this as well.



    From what I gathered, TfH was discontinued in...
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    Avon Tomorrow for Him opinions needed

    So a while back when I was looking into budget gourmands, I've came across some good reviews about this fragrance from other fragrance forums and YouTube. People generally described it as being...
  93. Re: Better compliment-getter Pure Malt or Pure Havane?

    Personally, I prefer Pure Malt over Pure Havane, though I've never received any compliments from wearing both before.
  94. Re: Which 3 should I buy ? (Armani Code,The One, L'Homme and La Nuit)

    Skip the Armani and get the other 3. Both of the YSL you've listed smell great. The One, though smell very nice as well, has problem with their longevity, but occasional reapplications does the trick.
  95. Thread: High school

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    Re: High school

    Maybe Cool Water? Or Liz Claiborne Curve?
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    Re: Any Bond No. 9 experts out there?

    New Haarlem, New York Oud and Scent of Peace for Him smells nice for me. Do sample them first.
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    Re: Regret Buying Bottles

    So far no... not yet at least. But hopefully I won't.
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    Re: Mont Blanc Individuel

    Tried it but prefer Original Santal over it. Yes they both smell similar but the opening of Individuel is too much of a dryer sheet scent for me. The drydown is nice though. Raspberry and cinnamon...
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    Re: Your Valentine's day scent?

    Thinking of rose oud combo scents.
  100. Re: What are some must have fragrances for a collector?

    Perhaps the whole line of A*Men if you're a fan of the house?
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