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  1. Re: Your Top 5 Longest Lasting (Designer) Summer Fragrances ?

    Fleur du Male
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    Insense by Givenchy
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    Re: Poorly reviewed fragrance that you like?

    212 Sexy Man
  4. Re: Age group for L'instant de Guerlain pour homme extreme

    Perfumes have no age limits, only opinions. Beware any "experts" who claim otherwise...
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    Re: Is it safe to say the king of gourmands is

    Barely a gourmand at all...
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    Re: Florida Water edc review

    Fantastic stuff for about 30 minutes...
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    Re: Mysore sandal soap.. any good?

    My main soap... Great stuff.
  8. Re: Givenchy Insense: Who do you agree with, the author or the anonymous reader?

    Givenchy Insense has nothing what-so-ever to do with incense. Any connection is based purely on a lack of understanding the French word and assuming it means "incense"...

    The author was totally...
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    Re: by Kilian - In The Garden of Good & Evil

    Of the 3, I kind of like In the City of Sin. Definitely unisex to my nose, if not outright masculine...

    If it weren't so expensive, I'd buy a bottle.
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    Re: 'I only use 1 or 2 sprays.....' Huh??

    There you go making sense and being reasonable again...
  11. Re: Is there something in the vein of Troisieme Man by Caron?

    Heritage.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit- Question about box

    I can't help you regarding the barcode on the box, but I will say that if
    then you probably have nothing to worry about.
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    Re: Sensual woodsy fragrancy

    Tommy Bahama (original) is a wonderful peppery woods.
  14. Re: What is the best leather fragrance on the market?

    This is my reference leather scent as well.
  15. Re: If you could begin the journey of fragrance collecting all over again, what would you do differe

    I wouldn't buy that bottle of Ungaro III...
  16. Re: Flowery fragrances on a man (women and men, I ask for your help)

    That's such a reasonable answer they ought to call you Mr. Reasonable. Oh wait, nevermind... :embarassed:
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    Re: New YSL Rive Gauche Bottle?

    I find it sufficiently different from Azzaro to own both. In fact, I prefer it over Azzaro.
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    Re: New YSL Rive Gauche Bottle?

    Smell it. If you like it, it's worth buying...
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    Re: What's your favorite Pepper Fragrance

    The original Tommy Bahama is all about pepper and woods... Good stuff!
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    Re: L'Essence De Cerruti - Fruity Leather

    I picked up a bottle after that thread about it a month or so ago and I have found myself thoroughly enjoying it many times since then...
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    Re: Frustration...

    Fleur du Male is one of the few that I get any real longevity out of.
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    Re: Similar scent(s) to Ungaro III ?

    This.



    I think I have a new bottle and that's why I don't like it. All I get is the dihydromyrcenol. Smells like bug spray to me...
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    Re: interesting perspective from a 11 yr old

    Out of the mouths of babes... :thumbsup:
  24. Re: If I dislike Le Male, will I dislike Rochas man, hanae mori, Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin?

    There's really only one way to find out...
  25. Re: A scent that don't leave the room until long after I'm left? (Help?)

    I was going to suggest spraying your chair. It's much more subtle than spraying the walls, but the effect is still there. It will be like you are still sitting there when people approach your desk......
  26. Re: Hermes Bel Ami or Hermes Equipage (Can't Decide - Please Vote and Pick Only 1)

    Wow, and I just fell in love with and bought Equipage...

    I guess I need to find a sample of Bel Ami!
  27. Re: Perfume bottle cracked but NOT leaking....is it still dangerous?

    Sound advice...
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    Re: Anyone try the 2012 formulation of Habanita?

    Mine just arrived today and, at least to my nose, this is nice stuff. The original, which I do like, was just a tad too powdery for me to wear often but this EDP seems to have the vetiver turned up...
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Today's Shave


    Merkur 39C
    Valobra Mentolado
    Semogue 620
    Insense AS
    Insense EDT
    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC02654.jpg
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    Re: My Top 10 Videos for the Summer of 2012

    Keep 'em coming!
  31. Thread: Shaving soap

    by MarkStar
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    Re: Shaving soap

    Valobra Mentolado
    Valobra Regular
    Arko
    Tabac
    Irisch Moos
    Ogalalla Sandalwood

    I have many, but these are probably my most used.
  32. Re: fragrance that smells like bounce dryer sheets? or fabric softener

    Many of the aromachemicals we call "musks" are often used in commercial cleaning products such as soaps, detergents, fabric softeners, and dryer sheets.
  33. Re: Must have fragrances in every mans collection

    Rive Gauche & Mouchoir de Monsieur.
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    Re: Fougere suggestions?

    Worth Pour Homme is an inexpensive little gem that I have been enjoying as of late. It's a very classic fougere with a bit of a soapy vibe. Good stuff!

    This is another one that I've been enjoying...
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    Re: Which of these should I buy?

    Well that's certainly good enough reasons for me... LOL...

    I have several bottles of the EDT and a bottle of the aftershave on the way!

    To my nose, it's a deliciously dark and rich...
  36. Re: Baie Rose 26, and AnOther 13 by Le Labo - New Fragrances

    And spam should not be quoted. It just makes more work for the mods to remove it... :wink:
  37. Thread: Givenchy

    by MarkStar
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    Re: Givenchy

    Two of my top 10.

    Givenchy is one of my favorite houses.

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    Two of my top 10.
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    Re: Is my Dior Fahrenheit travel kit fake?

    Not necessarily a bad thing at all, depending on how it was stored. Vintage formulations are often in high demand.
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    Re: Which of these should I buy?

    I prefer it over your 4 choices in the OP (although I've never smelled Sung Homme). But I wouldn't recommend it blind... And I LOVE buying blind!
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    Re: What kind of shaving brush do you use :)

    Out of the 10 or so brushes I own, the 2 in the middle of this photo invariably get the most use.

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC02236.jpg

    The middle left is a...
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    Re: Difference between Balm and Lotion???

    From my experience, Aftershave Lotion is a straight liquid often (but not always) found in a splash bottle. Aftershave Balm is of a thicker viscosity and, depending on said viscosity, is sometimes...
  42. Re: If I am not a fan of Azzaro, is Rive Gauche out of the question?

    +1...

    Should be in everyone's collection.

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    +1...
  43. Thread: My intro

    by MarkStar
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    Re: My intro

    Welcome!!!
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    Re: Which of these should I buy?

    Oscar de la Renta...
  45. Re: What is the shipping weight of a 100ml(3.4oz) bottle of cologne ?

    What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
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    Re: long lasting perfume for men

    From my collection, Fleur du Male seems to last the longest on my skin.
  47. Re: Sharing a secret: the best under-the-radar fragrance prize goes to...

    Mine just arrived and I must say this stuff is pretty good! Even the mintiness, which is often a major turn-off for me, is well done here.

    Thanks PWJ for a great suggestion!
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    Re: What do you wear in this 100 degree heat

    I wear whatever I feel like wearing...
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    Re: Kouros and Civet?

    I don't believe there is any civet in Kouros either.

    In fact, I stayed out of that recent "civetiest" thread because people started claiming there was civet in all sorts of perfumes that I am sure...
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    Re: Incense please....

    Zihr Ikon is all about the frankincense to my nose. Reminds me of my alter boy days...
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    Poll: Re: Rive Gauche (for men)

    I will never be without it.
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    Re: You are put in charge.... what would you do?

    I'd make all Guerlains last longer...
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    Re: Today's Shave

    Thank you. That is Arko Commando Creme.
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    Re: What do you think of Fleur du Male??

    Easily one of my top 5.

    The great sillage and longevity are an added bonus.
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    Re: Today's Shave

    Get a real straight if you don't already have one. They are a world apart from a shavette.

    I can shave with my straights as quickly and effortlessly as with my DEs, but my shavette just sucks any...
  56. Re: What are the best "swiss army knife" fragrances?

    Rive Gauche PH...
  57. Re: One everyday fragrance to diversify my wardrobe

    i think you'll enjoy Rive Gauche PH!
  58. Re: Wrists or chest? Which projects better in winter?

    Any scent I spray on my wrists is pretty much gone within an hour...
  59. Re: One everyday fragrance to diversify my wardrobe

    This makes no sense at all...
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    Re: Next purchase: Fleur du Male or Opium edt

    It's the standard white top and necklace, it just came out looking blue in my photo.

    And I'm glad you liked FdM. I like it very much myself and have been waiting to hear what you thought of it. It...
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    Re: "Winter Fragrances" in the HEAT!!!

    Words of wisdom...

    I find laughable many of the "rules" stated by self-declared experts.
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Very much correct. Also, the blades used in a shavette are considerably sharper than any straight razor.
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    Re: Next purchase: Fleur du Male or Opium edt

    Thank you kindly!
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    Re: Next purchase: Fleur du Male or Opium edt

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC02612.jpg
  65. Re: What's the most bottles of any one fragrance you own?

    I have 2 extra Fleur du Male and 2 extra Rive Gauche PH.

    Oh, and a 100ml backing up my 50ml of Insense...
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    Re: Today's Shave

    Other than my straights, I have probably 6 or 8 DEs. I have been wet-shaving for many years...

    Of my top 3 DEs, a Gillette Bostonian (open comb), a Merkur Futur, and the Slant (I have several),...
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    Re: The most elegant agent of the 80 ies

    Caron's The Third Man.
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    Today's Shave

    Merkur 39C "Slanthammer"
    Omega 21047 (Badger/Boar Mixed Brush)
    RazoRock Cacao Shave Soap
    Givenchy Pi Aftershave
    Givenchy Pi EDT...
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    Re: Which fragrances are TRULY original?

    Insense by Givenchy.
  70. Re: Mirror, mirror on the wall... who is the civietiest of them all?

    Guerlain's Jicky and Mouchoir de Monsieur.

    Two of my favorites!
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    Re: Caron L 3e homme

    One of my favorites!
  72. Re: Photos of Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluide (the notes are quit interesting)

    Well I'm intrigued...
  73. Thread: Mandom

    by MarkStar
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    Re: Mandom

    Good stuff! I use it occasionally. Being an aftershave, it doesn't last very long at all...

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC02279.jpg
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Thank you kindly!
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Today's SOTD...

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC02643.jpg
  76. Re: Hi everyone! Last acquisitions: Terre de Hermes and Pi by Givenchy

    I enjoy Pi more and more each time I wear it!
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    Re: Bogart Pour Homme, your thoughts?

    A little bit linear, but still an incredibly rich and powerful fragrance. I love it!
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Just a couple more of my old SOTD (Shave Of The Day) shots that I have posted over at Badger&Blade...

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC020201.jpg
    ...
  79. Re: Mosieur de givenchy ( many compliments ) ; vetiver givenchy , givenchy iii, gentleman...incensť.

    One of the best houses out there...
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    Re: Rose Fragrances

    Acteur by Azzaro
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Thank you! :)

    Take a look at italianbarber.com, he is based in Canada and carries many fantastic wet-shaving products. I would also highly recommend his own, in-house brand, RazoRock. First rate...
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    When I'm too lazy to strop one of my straights... (Which has been pretty often lately.)


    Merkur 39C Slanthammer
    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c73/kmark/Other%20toys/DSC02638.jpg
  83. Re: I'm starting to prefer the new formulation of GIVENCHY GENTLEMAN

    I have and wear both the vintage and the current, often at the same time. While they are a little different, I'd be hard pressed to say one is better than the other. Both are fantastic!
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Toilette

    I have the vintage and the current versions and this is very close to my feelings on them both. I often just wear both together to get the best of both worlds.

    GG is quickly becoming one of my...
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    Re: Winner of Drawing for Perfumes: The Guide

    Woo Hoo!!!

    :vrolijk_26::2vrolijk_08:

    Thank much! PM sent!
  86. Poll: Re: Refined, timeless, elegance. Which of these 4?

    Guerlain Heritage.
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    Re: Explain to me the appeal of Rive Gauche

    Maybe it just smells good.
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    Re: Drawing for Perfumes: The Guide hardcover 2008, USA only

    Please enter me in this most generous give-away.

    Thank you kindly!
  89. Re: WHAT?! No spray top?! Help a guy out with some basic how-to advice.

    +3...
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    Re: The clash of the modern classics

    Guerlain Heritage.

    (and Rive Gauche)
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    Re: Dior Addict ♀

    Luca Turin's 1 star rating of this has it on my "must try list"... LOL...

    (and I actually often agree with his reviews)
  92. Thank you kindly! :smiley:

    Thank you kindly! :smiley:
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    Re: Is buying a tester a good/bad idea?

    This, this, and this...
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    Re: WoW! Fleur Du Male is Amazing!!

    Quickly becoming one of my very favorites! This is one of those scents that, when catching a wisp of it coming off of me, makes me say "Damn, that smells good!"

    I actually woke up last night, took...
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    Re: Agaraura Layali

    Opulent is the perfect descriptor for this beautiful scent. So very rich!

    I just might need more than my tiny sample...
  96. Thread: 15 sprays??

    by MarkStar
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    Re: 15 sprays??

    That certainly could be argued.

    But you don't really see people who use more perfume passing judgement on others here on a forum dedicated to perfumes. The "moral superiority" always seems rather...
  97. Thread: 15 sprays??

    by MarkStar
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    Re: 15 sprays??

    It's really a shame that these threads always wind up with someone feeling morally superior because of how they choose to wear their perfume...
  98. Thread: 15 sprays??

    by MarkStar
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    Re: 15 sprays??

    I usually use from 6 to 10 sprays depending on what I'm wearing...
  99. Re: I wear curve and get compliments. Please recommend something better.

    Welcome!

    Find the Curve that you wear here and look at the Fragrance Notes list. Work your way from there to try to figure out other scents you might enjoy. Buy lots of samples and don't be afraid...
  100. Re: Is this Christopher Dicas unisex frag real or...

    Maybe it should be removed from the directory?

    Or some of these comments posted there.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26132705.html
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