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    Liz Taylor's, Passions for Men

    I bought this at Ross yesterday for less than $15.00. It smells of very high quality and is really nice. Kinda remeinds me of a woodier version of Opium, PH. Passions can easily stand against any...
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    Re: Guerlain shop, Palazzo (Venetian) Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

    Yea, I just noticed that too when I looked at the business card and amended my post. I also emailed Claire a link to this article so hopefully he will chime in. He has some cool super old rare...
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    Guerlain shop, Palazzo (Venetian) Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

    I know I did not post on here a lot, but I wanted to share what a wonderful experience I had at the Guerlain shop in the Palazzo (Venetian) Casino/Resort in Las Vegas. I dealt with Claire young and...
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    Re: Stay away from scentedmonkey.com

    I do not mean to personally attack you personally but here is how I feel:ScentMonkey has a near perfect rating here on Basenotes, the BBB, etc.... I have used them MANY times with nothing short of...
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    Re: Bargin Buys

    I would go with Versace, The Dreamer. It is classy, sweet, mysterious, and certainly elegant.
  6. Re: Has Marc stopped doing reviews on YouTube?

    BTW, Mark is overseas and will be back in a few months. He stated that he could not do any reviews overseas. He will return soon. He discusses this in one of his videos.
  7. Re: Has Marc stopped doing reviews on YouTube?

    I am not sure if I am correct here and I am probably going to piss some of you off by saying this:

    but I think Tim is a good reviewer, albeit I prefer Mark much more. I feel like Tim will review...
  8. Poll: Re: C R E E D "Royal English Leather" (original release 1781)

    If you believe that, then please PM me immediately because I have a bridge in Brooklyn that I would like to sell you for a very good price.
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    Re: Stay away from scentedmonkey.com

    Ditto.
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    Re: Fragrances with the most sillage???

    Havana, Homage, and Egoiste Cologne Concentree.
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    Re: scentedmonkey experience anyone?

    Have used them numerous times and every time has been great. No issues at all. Colognes seemed fresh too.
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    Re: Worst fragrance EVER (yuck)

    Victoria Secret, Very Sexy for Him 1 and 2. Terrible. Cheap. Smells like lysol.
  13. Re: Propensity for Blind-Buying: Is it rational or a symptom of a larger issue?

    The movie "The Hurt Locker" is fantastic BTW.
  14. Re: Opinion of commoners on "Black Aoud" by Montale

    I wore it to work a few times and our accounant came in and she commented that I smelled like "a really expensive spa."
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    Hmmm... Looks like a "back massager." lol
  16. Re: I'm looking for a shaving cream scent....

    3rd Give Gauche, it just rings barbershop smell. This seems to be right on the money.
  17. Re: Colognes the COMPLETE opposite of refined and sophisticated...........

    Hugo by Hugo Boss - smells really cloying, loud, and messy and does not feel like it has any class to it.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 7 February

    Santal Noble by MPG

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2656/3680799533_e11050142a.jpg
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday, 7th February 2010

    Santal Noble by MPG

    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2656/3680799533_e11050142a.jpg
  20. Re: Are there any other French perfume house catching up to Guerlain's excelence in terms of complex

    Mpg
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    Re: Favourite leather fragrances?

    Creed, Royal English Leather or Hermes, Bel-Ami
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    If I were a hobbit, I would wear this.
  23. Poll: Re: The best woody-spicy boardroom scent

    Wow, that is a really tough question with even tougher choices, simply put, I can't vote because it is too hard to deliniate between all these "masterpieces."
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    Re: What is the most complex YSL scent?

    I would have to say Kouros, the development is just amazing. It transforms from a animalistic-dirty- gritty scent (yes it kinda smells like urinal cakes and sweaty sex too but not for the whole...
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    Re: Tobacco reccomendations?

    Without question and without even thinking, Havana hands down without a doubt. Just amazing.
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    Re: What is the deal w. MPG?

    Awesome, very helpful information. I am going to buzz them on Monday morning. I really like this House and have been very very stingy with my bottles of MPG and save them for special occassions...
  27. Re: Sniffing around for scents with prominent CINNAMON BARK...

    L'Essence de Must de Cartier Pour Homme
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    Re: What is the deal w. MPG?

    Interesting, thank you for the information. In addition, great blog too. Do you know if they are going to be selling the MPGs online at Henri Bendel too, because I went to their website and did not...
  29. Re: 5 Sexiest scents

    Awesome, I am really digging that smokey--boozey combination of Michael for Men. Actually Almost chose that over Havana, but my cruise ship partner has a certain, how do I say this correctly- a...
  30. Re: 5 Sexiest scents

    Mr. Foo, you are carrying a thick stick and ready to rock and roll and this cruise.... Just leave some room for the rest of us buddy. Great choices!
  31. Re: 5 Sexiest scents

    aLL HONESTLY i JUST WANNA SEE HOW YOU GUYS/ LOVELY GALS WOULD HANDLE THIS SITUATION WITOUT ANY SILLY JOKES.

    fOR EXAMPLE, iMAGINE YOUR HERE WITH THE PERSON YOU LOVE; PICK YOUR TOP 5 TO IMPRESS...
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    Poll: Re: The Dreamer vs. Fleur du Male

    Ditto, to the studly gents on top of me - oh my!:rolleyesold:- I do not like either but if I must choose, Dreamer.
  33. Re: 5 Sexiest scents

    But, In all seriousness, what would you bring for your romantic weekend getaway with the one you love?
  34. Re: 5 Sexiest scents

    I was going to pick Kouros actually...


    Then I just figured I could rub a urinal cake on my body and make that my 6th....


    oOOOOOHHH... I am just kidding. Dude, women really dig Kouros im...
  35. 5 Sexiest scents for a 5 day Cruise w your Lover

    Looks like I start off:


    You know you are going to be with your sexy partner for a very long romantic weekend. You leave Friday and you return to work on Thursday, so you almost have a week...
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    Re: Your Signature Scent

    Ditto
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    Re: Hospital Emergency Room Colognes

    In the States, most hospitals have very very strict restrictions against wearing any scents. I have even heard of these restrictions being in employee rule books. Doctors, nurses, lpns, (i.e., any...
  38. Re: Derby available again at Neiman Marcus - worth $220?

    I wonder if NM monitors the board/hype closely because they seem to know what to bring back.
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    Re: Best club disco fragrance

    To my nose, sillage is average and smells exactly like grape soda. If Axe came out with a grape soda fragrance then this would be it. It smelled cheap and synthetic. I sprayed a bunch of this on...
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    Re: fragrancex.com????

    If you do a little more research on ripoff report and its founder, Ed Magedson, you will find that he is running nothing more than a complex extortion scam. I would no trust anything on that...
  41. Re: Your Favorite Bottle Design-and the juice that should be in it!

    Frankincense by Regina Harris

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/23300.jpg
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    Re: Best club disco fragrance

    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.... Happy many disco fun!

    http://doocci.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/sex-panther.jpg
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    Re: My most complimented colognes

    Havana
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    Re: The BEST of...(designer houses)

    Armani - Prive, Amber Soie or Bois D'Encens
    Burberry - Brit
    Calvin Klein - ?
    Cartier - Le Essence de Must de Cartier
    Dior - Homme
    Davidoff - Adventure
    Escada - Homme
    Kenzo - ?
    Hugo Boss -...
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    Re: Discontinued Lutens!!

    vetiver oriental?
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    Re: Best Sandalwood

    Santal Noble (the vintage bottle, albeit the non-vintage juice is still gorgeous). I own both.
  47. Re: Where did you go and what bottles did you bring with you?

    I agree 100%, it is light, formal, agreeable, versatile, etc... I need to snag a bottle.
  48. Re: I think i have found my Holy Grail...have you....?

    I am really loving Havana. I get a lot of compliments on it too. I also love the fact that it is so complicated, mixed, filled with chaos, and for some odd reason balanced. It seems to have...
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    Re: Best Strong Orientals / Middle East

    Yep, I was talking about the pour homme version. Thats a really great point because I really feel that the women's version can be worn by men too without smelling like a feminine perfume. The...
  50. Re: What is the most AVERAGE fragrance EVER?

    Ck One or Armani, Aqua di Gio
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    What is the deal w. MPG?

    :eek:

    Are they out of business? Probably one of the best houses out there, or sadly *used* to be one of the best house out there. Are all the physical stores closed (I do not mean online sales...
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday 31st January 2010

    PdN, New York


    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/31316.jpg
  53. Re: S o t D - Saturday - 30th January 2010

    PdN, New York


    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/31316.jpg
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    Re: Best Strong Orientals / Middle East

    I would say Opium EDP, it is very very potent and not sickly sweet (albeit some may disagree). I mean this stuff can clear a room no problem, very strong. Nowadays this stuff is hard to find, so...
  55. Serge Lutens: What has been discontinued?

    I can't seem to find some of SL's old scents; not even on luckyscent.com or aedes.com. So, what has been discontinued and when?
  56. Where did you go and what bottles did you bring with you?

    I have Monday - Wednesday off from work so I am staying at my significant other's apartment until, most likely, Wednesday night (Friday night until Wednesday). I brought the following bottles:

    1....
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    Re: SotD Friday 29 January

    Black Orchid by Tom Ford



    http://a248.g.akamai.net/7/248/8278/20070402180035/www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P183301/P183301_hero.jpg
  58. Re: S o t D ---- Friday - 29th January 2010

    Black Orchid by Tom Ford



    http://a248.g.akamai.net/7/248/8278/20070402180035/www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P183301/P183301_hero.jpg
  59. Re: Help find a scent; Old catholic church. What is it?

    Comme des Garcons Avignon
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    Re: Aquatics, what are the best

    Amouage,Ciel- handsdowns the best.
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    Re: Applying fragrances in weird places

    Isued to spray a little bit of the juice in my hand and then lickmy hand lightly in the hopes the juice will secrete through the pores in my mouth so that my breach smells like M7, Attar,(Amouage...
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    Re: Cinnamon note in JHL by Aramis

    That is just a fantastic response, you are making my hand reach into my back pocket, pull out wallet, remove ATM card, go to Neimanmarcus.com, etc.......
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    Cinnamon note in JHL by Aramis

    Hi everyone,

    I own L'Essence de Must de Cartier and was also thinking of picking up a bottle of JHL (I already snagged a bottle of Havana). My question is to the point: do I have my cinnamon...
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    Aramis, Havana -a personal story

    Hello ladies and gents,

    I want to share a little bit more about my life with you all bc I have been lurking for, literally, years and just signed up so I know a great deal about many of you.

    I...
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    Re: Ungaro III

    BTW, absolutely smell some similarities with John Varvatos. Excellent call!
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Just got my bottle. I am at work now so I can't give it a full wearing. Plus I am already wearing Givenchy, Gentleman.

    I sprayed it on paper and was shocked because it does not smell dark or...
  67. Re: Givenchy Pi - Safe blind buy for me?

    I actually like the way Pi smells out of the bottle. In addition, I like sweeter fragrances, including Jaipur, even today I like Jaipur.

    Many years back I used to own and wear Pi and Pi...
  68. Re: What are you wearing for Thanksgiving?

    MPG, Ambre Precieux
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    Re: A more refined Givenchy Pi?

    Boucheron, Jaipur EDP (they have an EDT version which is good but the EDP blows it out of the water).

    Please take some time to check out some reviews of this scent in the directory so you can...
  70. Thread: Mpg

    by ApacheRosePeacock
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    Mpg

    What is up with this house? Are they going out of business? Are they out of business? Has anyone checked to see if they filed for bankruptcy? Luckily I have a few bottles but would like to get...
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Damn, yea I really do not dig the whole citrus vibe at all. I should not have bought it blind either but I did have that KMart gift card burning a hole in my pocket. For some reason, I think it may...
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Looks like there is a citrus note up top. Kinda surprised about this one. I am not big on citrus top notes. How much of a role does it play in the scent.

    BTW, KMart ships pretty fast too and...
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    Re: Ungaro III

    Shocking right? Only issue is the price tags, but the 20% discount evens it out pretty nicely!
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    Ungaro III

    Good morning:

    Before I start let me say that K-Mart's online store has a massive amount of scents, some duds and some decent ones, i.e., M7, Ungaro III, Guerlains, Lolita Lempicka, etc.... ...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 19 November

    http://static.flickr.com/142/381598030_21416f387c.jpg
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    Re: S o t D : Thursday, November 19, 2009

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  77. Re: What's a good DRY or DARK fragrance?

    Versace, Black Jeans
    Lalique, Encre Noir
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    Re: I love incense!

    Gucci, Rush is a fantastic incense fragrance. I am wearing it today and I like it more and more each time I wear it. The incense is very dry and, as a result, smells somewhat like a smoky incense...
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    Re: SotD Friday 13 November

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.693.jpg
  80. Re: S.O.T.D ...FRIDAY the 13th of November,09

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.693.jpg
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    Re: A more sophisticated gucci envy?

    Agreed. However, I feel like L'Essence is a little more formal and is just fantastic when dressed up in a nice suit. I think L'Essence is a fabulous scent that is very underrated. Oh yea and the...
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    Re: The Most Expensive Purchases

    Patou, PH... gulp!
  83. Re: A*MEN smells like cold chocolate milk?

    I like the fragrance too and, obviously, I like it so much that I own a bottle, but it just hit me this morning. I really got grossed out. :(
  84. Re: Fragrances you wear to intimidate others

    Hermes, Bel Ami (vintage)
    Creed, BdP
    Givenchy, Gentleman (vintage)
  85. A*MEN smells like cold chocolate milk?

    I put on A*MEN this morning and it smelled like cold chocolate milk after I sprayed it on, I was really grossed out. I was shocked and moved onto something else. I think I may sell my bottle now.
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    Re: ~SotD Monday 11th November 2009~

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.72.jpg
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    Re: S O T D Monday 09 November 2009

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  88. Re: Thomas Jefferson Handgun Edition of Avon Deep Woods.

    What if you have a similar gun and you think it is the Avon cologne, but it is not and you point it at yourself and end up shooting yourself?
  89. Re: The Barbershop I never knew - Tales from a Salon boy

    Without a doubt YSL, Rive Gauche, smells just like barbasol shaving cream and reminds me of a barbor shop.
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    Re: Paestum Rose or Rose 31 or...?

    Montale, Black Aoud
    Montale, Attar
    C&S, Dark Rose
    C&S, 88

    IMHO, Rose #31 smells nothing like rose at all, and even Luca Turin notes this in his work "Perfumes: The Guide." Not that I agree...
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    Re: Help with Cherry Blossom

    To be 100% honest, the B&BW Cherry Blossom perfume smells very harsh and synthetic, so, at all costs, I would not purchase it for your friend. I sprayed some on at my friend's apartment, a few...
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    Re: SotD Friday 6 November

    http://www.evecare.com/images/products/large/HERMES_Rocabar_EDT.jpg
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    Re: SotD Friday, 6th Nov '09

    http://www.evecare.com/images/products/large/HERMES_Rocabar_EDT.jpg
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    Re: Juciest Scents

    http://www.aussieperfumes.com.au/img/categoryImages/men/egoiste-chanel-edt.jpg
  95. Re: If I like to wear Hermes Rocabar, what else will I like to wear?

    http://www.fragrantica.com/images/perfume/nd.899.jpg
  96. Re: Sexy fragrance to attract the opposite sex VS. Statement fragrance

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    Re: I've Never Been to Sephora...

    They have most designer/mainstream fragrances with 0 niche. Here are a few issues which were not covered by the other members:
  98. Re: Fake Creed?. Got three different Creed's and they all smeel like lemon. PICS uplo

    If you would like to PM me, I would be happy to send you samples of some of the scents you listed. :) This will allow you to compare yours against mine. I own a number of Creeds and I bought all...
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    Re: S o t D: Monday, November 2, 2009

    ORMONDE JAYNE, ZIZAN

    http://www.ormondejayne.com/uk/zizan-perfume-collection.php
  100. Re: Fake Creed? Got three different Creed's and they all smeel like lemon.

    You need to post some pics so we can take a look.
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