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  1. Thread: Shave of the Day

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    Re: Shave of the Day

    Nivea shaving cream
    Straight razor
    Denim original aftershave
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    Re: What are your "cat box" scents?

    Not really related , but i used to get “did you spray perfume on your cat ?” types of comments , of course I didn’t.

    As for a litterbox scent , never used a fragrance for such use, but have used...
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    Re: Notes that overwhelm all others for you

    This is definitely the worst note that I’ve ever smelled period.
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    Re: Notes that overwhelm all others for you

    Cadamom (i hate cardamom heavy fragrances ) , and cinnamon (in some fragrances it takes full control of my sense of smell)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th October, 2020

    Castile by penhaligons

    https://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26121276-1742.jpg
  6. Re: Perfect fragrance to make me the best-smelling guy in a party!

    CH Men Prive , more attention seeking than the others
  7. Poll: Re: For which purpose is Creed Aventus or Prada L'Homme better? WOMEN ONLY

    Isnít this thread getting weird ?
    Own both , my opinion: aventus more playful and interesting to others , prada lhomme i find it fitting for a well put together man going for work , clean and...
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    Re: Best Tobacco Fragrances

    Never got any tobacco from it either , and I’ve owned it for more than a year.
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    Re: Best Tobacco Fragrances

    People say that Memoire man by Amouage have a tobacco leaf accord , the scent is said to be have a wet green opening , that sounds possible.
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    Re: Best Tobacco Fragrances

    Oh man do i get it (just burried under a lot of cinnamon , and i have to look for it but just a bit) , smells to me like rental car seats that smells of cigarettes .
    With that said , i love how it...
  11. Re: who else doesn't care about compliments? (and never gets any)

    I’m in my late 20’s but look older ( i keep getting this comment from people who are getting to know me), not ugly but not a model either, almost always dress formal , I’ve never got a compliment...
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    Re: Halloween Man X sucks

    I agree with that, it seems that if one mentions a fragrance every other youtuber will have it in a list or another
  13. Re: TF 50% off I can only pick one beau de jour or ombre leather!

    when i tried ombre leather i found the cardamom a bit too "youthful" and didn't impress me.
    Haven't smelled BDJ so i can't comment on that, but it seems to be more formal.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Was in the mood for some beautiful classy woods
    Thus , Royal oud its your time to shine (or project)
  15. Re: Tips on how to see the level of opaque fragrances?

    That’s sadly what i had to do with my bottle of Green Irish Tweed , a flashlight wasn’t enough, so i made (tried to at least) a straight scratch along the side of the bottle and then hold the phone’s...
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    Re: Best all year round Creed(s)?

    Almost perfect all year round scent : 1-Silver Mountain Water
    2-Pure White Cologne
    3-GIT (could be too much in very hot weather)
    4-Royal Oud (avoid too hot of a weather)
    5-Erolfa (may not be...
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    Re: I smell what I smell

    I agree .

    Although not necessarily an unlisted note :
    In egoieste i get the scent of cloth car seats that have the smell of cigarettes (think rental cars) covered by the cinnamon .
    Sure , there...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    That sounds really nice , Iím feeling jealous (still quite hot and dry here)

    Iím wearing aventus cologne because Iím planning to wear aventus in the evening , and the cologne is more suitable for...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2020

    https://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26120554-4400.jpg

    .Yesterday i bought Chanel Egoieste, and I think it’ll become a love
    if i put my nose close to where i sprayed i get a subtle scent...
  20. Poll: Re: Which Men's Fragrance smells like a Billionaire the most? WOMEN ONLY!

    Oud , very very expensive oud.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    First wear of my new egoieste today
  22. Re: Best lesser know or underappreciated frags (NICHE AND DESIGNER) for $200 and below!!

    Egoieste by chanel
    Bracken man by amouage (a great quality, classy fougere with very good performance)
    Although theyíre from popular houses , i find that they have much less talk compared to other...
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    Re: Favorite scents outside of fragrances

    The smell of a new fresh bag of coffee beans (a couple of days since roasting max) , smells amazing
    The smell of the beach as whole , the smell of hot sand with a little bit of green with the salty...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th September, 2020

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    Re: Coromandel EDT legit?

    There’s tape holding the wrapping , means that it’s been opened (maybe it was on the storefront? a return ? ...) .
    Pretty sure you noticed that , just wanted to point it out in case you didn’t
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    Re: Roja Dove Left me Confused ! What do I do ?

    Dior sauvage is available in almost every store that sells fragrances , you should sample them and buy whichever you like more.
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    Re: What are YOUR 10/10 fragrances?

    On scent alone :
    1-Royal Oud by Creed
    2-Pure White Cologne
    3-Erolfa
    4-Silver mountain water
    5-Tam dao by Dyptique (one of my newer acquisitions that climbed the ranks very quickly)

    Bois de...
  28. Re: Beast Mode or Close to it - Clean and Fresh Fragrances?

    Mine isn’t vintage (2017) and lasts a very long time.


    My pick would be bois de Portugal , lasts even longer than green irish tweed on me.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Enjoying aventus cologne quite a bit (in contrast to when I almost hated it when i first smelled it) , especially because of wearing a subtle oud and rose oil with it
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    Re: No idea which fragrance to wear.

    While I currently don’t like any of them ,but having an experience with both
    Id say Suavage for the day , Dylan Blue for then night.
    I find that dylan blue have more depth , which I associate with...
  32. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Nasomatto Black afgano
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Wearing my 2013 Bois de Portugal , and man do I love it.
    What surprised me is that it actually works well in a bit of heat and some sun exposure .
  34. Re: What Descriptions/Comparisons in Fragrance Reviews Annoy You or Leave You Clueless?

    When they list the notes (or even worst , they donít) and then say it smells amazing , then go and mention longevity and versatility without describing what they actually get.
    Mostly that happens in...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Tam Dao EDT by dyptique
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I’m really loving Black Afgano by nasomatto, to me it’s just purely oud .
    The funny part is that i blind bought it , and for an oud lover i find it actually a safe blind buy (But that’s me).
    Lovely...
  37. Re: COVID Season - How Many Sprays? 10 or 15? Or More?

    I’m one of them
  38. Re: Advice on 'Daily' & Warm Weather Fragrance: suggestions welcome! (Melon, Fig, Coconut, Citrus, S

    How about EROLFA by Creed ?
    It’s citrusy and mostly salty , kinda like the sitting next to the sea
  39. Re: Any weak fragrance that literally smells close to nothing?

    La Nuit de Lhomme le Parfum
    Smells almost like nothing for 15 minutes, then it’s gone.
    (Got it from a reputable store , and seems quite legit)
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    Re: Rethinking my thoughts that colognes are seasonal

    Wearing Royal Oud by Creed today (quite a hot day too) , which some associate with fall and winter , so yes ... I wear what i feel like wearing no matter the season
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    Re: Your worst performing frag in rotation?

    On me Virgin island water does actually performs pretty good , my 2019N reformulated bottle performs really good (around 6 hours projecting most of it’s life time, especially the lime , it almost...
  42. Re: Your opinions on the safest 'blind buy' perfume you've ever made?

    You probably though about it , but what about Aventus ?
    I find it quite different than Cedrat Boise which seems like you enjoy
  43. Re: Best 2 from this list ? ( Santos, Bentley, Jaipur,Gucci Guilty Absolute , T Ford Noir ...)

    Guerlain Homme
    Bentley for men absolute
  44. Re: Creed Silver Mountain Water - Whats the Jury on this ?

    To me it’s airy , musky , and fresh. Finished a full 100ml bottle (in about two months) and about to finish another , it’s the closest ever that i got to a signature scent , if I don’t know what to...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ibrahim Al Qurashi’s sugar musk
    Light musky a bit sweet , good for the cooler couple of days we’ve got
    Couldn’t find it in the site to put it as my SOTD
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    Re: GIT performance and all that stuff?

    Personally , yes
    When my bottle runs out , I’d definitely buy a new one. My current 120ml bottle gets quite dark for my liking, so I reserve it for nighttime,.
    I’m pretty sure newer batches will...
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    Re: GIT performance and all that stuff?

    Same.
    Mine performs almost all day with good projection (120ml , 17 or 16 batch cant remember right now)
  48. Thread: Creed Batches

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    Re: Creed Batches

    Try the new reformulated ones , I’m pretty sure you’d find it different (some times for the best)
  49. Thread: Today I Didn't Buy

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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Check tam dao by dyptique , itís a very good sandalwood fragrance , although the edtís performance on me isnít quite that good , so maybe check the edp
  50. Thread: Today I Didn't Buy

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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    Resisted getting another backup of 100ml Virgin Island Water .
    Even though it was listed for a pretty good price, it’s still a lot of money to be spent for something I’m not gonna wear soon.
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    Re: Dark scent suggestion to feel like a BOSS

    Reve D’Encens by van cleef & arples
  52. Re: what are some easier to find inexpensive colognes that have an obvious beach scent

    Erolfa by creed , Smells like the salty sea water
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    Re: Fragrance beginner - Classy

    Try Guerlain homme , it’s quite classy (especially the dry down) , out going , and very good quality for price
  54. Re: Can you wear designer deodorant sprays as cologne?

    If you want to play it safe , spray it on clothes (if it doesn’t stain them )
  55. Thread: Clash of titans

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    Re: Clash of titans

    Layton doesn’t work with me , so I’d go with spice bomb extreme
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Layering Tam Dao by Diptyque on top of it , it’s quite nice
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Aventus, been a while since i last wore it
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    Re: Happy bright floral

    Pure white cologne by Creed
    To me it smells almost like how my fridge does with a bouquet of flowers in it ,
    Not to say that’s only it , there’s a bit more to it , but i find it quite fulfilling of...
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    Re: Most versatile fragrance of all time...

    Since GIT have already been mentioned ,
    Silver mountain water
  60. Re: Old School Masculineís Or Ones That Give A Nod To Past Times I Should Check Out?

    I would suggest -as others did- Bios de Portugal
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Nice , I love viking , but for some reason with the current weather it gets too salty in the dry down , guess I’d have to wait for autunm to enjoy it agian.
    Enjoy ;)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Virging Island Water , i love this scent
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    Re: Spice and Wood: how does it mature?

    Same , both GIT and Aventus went darker (especially GIT)
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Tam Dao by dyptique , today is one of the few days in which i only wear a single fragrance.
    Itís getting addicting:)
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    Re: Thinking about buying thierry mugler angel men

    Got a sample of the new angel men (batch not specified , the star bottle) ,i find it quite nice ,performance is actually good , as of compliments I cant really tell since I didn’t wear it outside yet...
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    Poll: Re: How dirty do you get?

    Every once in a while i like to wear pure Cambodian oud oil (which some say it smells like -pardon me please- “like $hit”)
    Animalics are quite nice but in moderation (and in the right time) IMO
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    This is my first wear , and I find it quite lovely , i agree that it has a creamy quality to it , been wearing it for a couple of hours and it seems that it has dried up a bit , still has a bit of...
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    Re: Today I bought August 2020

    CK All
    Beauty by Calvin Klein (i love jasmin the white and clean type , but a bit afraid itís gonna smell too feminine , guess that weíll see )
  69. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Diptyque Tam Dao
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Thank you all for your kind replies .

    Just received it , i get the woods and the rose and a bit of spices in the background, I’m not totally sure i love it yet , but it seems like it’s going to...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    R.I.P sockaroo
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Pure White Cologne , very lovely scent for the hot weather weíre having
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    You must be referring to the new Eau de Plastique ?
    But seriously, i was wearing Virgin island water when i wrote that , and the lime note is very authentic.
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Thank you very much , thats quite helpful
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    All of the opinions offered in reply to the thread are greatly appreciated.

    I own sandalwood in it’s pure wood form , and i find it amazing , if it smells close enough to the dry scent of the real...
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    The only bottle available (of which there’s only 1 in stock) is the edt (i dont use fragrancex,or fragrancenet due to the fact that adding in the taxes and shipping it becomes way overpriced , thus i...
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Thank you , will do
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Just did :P , the order have been placed .
    Thank you all everyone, you’ve always been great help making such decisions.
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Thanks that just clarified everything
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    Re: Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Thanks for your replies everyone,
    To clarify something : I'm not looking to replace royal oud at all (can’t live without it) , I’ve just thought that tam dao (based on the notes) should have a bit...
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    Would you recommend Tam Dao?

    Hello everyone,
    Iím thinking about buying a 100ml of Tam Dao EDT by Diptyque .
    Sadly , I can't sample it , and never seen a diptyque bottle in my townís fragrance stores.
    Being a huge fan of...
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    Re: S.T. Dupont Perfect Tobacco

    Also own it , when i first bought it i loved it , but now i get a strong (pardon me for this) urine kind of scent in it that made me put it way back in the collection.
    Whats funny is that other say...
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    Re: 1 Creed or three others?

    I also agree with that , tester strips doesn’t do it justice at all (i love the woods in BdP)
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    Re: 1 Creed or three others?

    Would also go with a creed (the difference in quality is worth it IMO), both of GIT and BdP are amazing , but i find BdP to be more unique and more old school , performance is good with both but BdP...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    What surprises me is that the new batches (even the reformulated ones) have a very potent lime note that doesn’t die, right now I’m wearing a 2017 batch because the new batch’s (i have a 19n) lime is...
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    Re: I can't find my bottle of:

    Same , but a couple of days ago I couldnít find my backup of silver mountain water , turns out it was behind another creed box :facepalm: , that was the only time it happened to me.

    Edit : iOS...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I’ve just opened my brand new 2017 Virgin island Water , and i love it for the vibe that it gives.
    Chill , relax , take it easy.
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    Re: James Bonds cologne in "Casino Royale"???

    I just wore VIW 30 minutes ago , now i should feel like a Hollywood star :P
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    Re: A Better Alternative to Acqua di Parma Colonia?

    Also check eau sauvage by Dior
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    Re: A Better Alternative to Acqua di Parma Colonia?

    Although not the exact same , but still in the same genre, would be tom ford’s neroli portafino , you can go for the forte for more longevity.
  91. Re: Has Your Fragrance Wardrobe Grown Beyond Your Original Intention?

    I agree with that ,personally i wear fragrances for my own enjoyment , not as style , as almost no one whatsoever (expect my family that lives in my house) cares what i wear , wearing any freshie...
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    Re: What should I add to my collection?

    How about:
    Dior eau sauvage
    Acqua di parma colognia
    Also would recommend Boucheron oud de carthage for the cooler months (not really an oud fragrance , more of a smooth sweet leathery scent ,...
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    Re: Woody Woods along these lines...

    Royal oud maybe ?
    Very woody , and dry
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    Re: Is this Creed Aventus real or fake?

    Actually newer batches of aventus are wrapped in cellophane.
    Also , I agree that the backstory is quite questionable
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    Re: What should I buy next

    How about
    Dior eau sauvage edt
    Creed Bois de portugal
    Also +1 for the ADP suggestions
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    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    Adding Oud de Carthage by boucheron to the list
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    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    Silver mountain water , describes the scent quite accurately IMO
    L’homme ideal (the ideal man)
    Back to black (yet to have the pleasure of smelling any of killian’s fragrances)
    Staright to Heaven...
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - July 2020

    The house is filled with sandalwood smoke , and it smells amazing
  99. Re: CdG Blackpepper vs Montales Intense Pepper and Greyland? Any other pepper frags?

    Probably not the best but check Dunhill Desire Black , when i tested it it was a black pepper blast , i sprayed it in the air and the house smelled of it for a good while.
    It’s cheap , so you can...
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    Re: Most serious men's fragrance.

    Guerlain vetiver
    Creed royal oud
    Creed bois de portugal
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