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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Saw it at Macy's today and tried it on a paper strip

    On paper it smells amazing , like people have said before , it's " A*Men done right "

    no harsh tar just very very seductive and...
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    Re: Fall/winter Pure Malt, LIDG or LIDGE

    Between LIDGE and Malt, LIDGE is a little more versatile IMO, you can go casual, semi formal, or formal with it as long as the temperature isn't too warm.

    Malt is a great fragrance but it's more...
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    Re: My initial take on Pure Leather

    Pure Leather seems to be the chameleon of the Thierry Mugler house,

    people have said everything under the sun about it almost, that it smells exactly like A*Men, that it smells totally different,...
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    Re: Pure Havane and Burberry London?

    I guess you could say they're similar in having that woody oriental type vibe but IMO it ends there. I have both in my collection, I rarely wear London but I wear Havane all the time.

    Some...
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    Re: AMen Pure Leather??

    I probably haven't heard more polarized opinions of a fragrance than I have for Pure Leather , for almost every description of what it smells like , there's someone saying the complete opposite.
  6. Re: Got a job interview tomorrow...what should I wear?

    As a million other people have already said in here, dont even think about wearing anything.

    you really dont have any idea of how someone will react.

    you'll be playing Russian roulette with...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    the reviews for this one are all over the place

    not only in satisfaction but description of how it smells like

    for almost every detail of the scent in here there's someone saying the complete...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Does Mugler usually have Black Friday sales ??
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    Re: L'instant de Guerlain Extreme EDP Question

    I have Havane and Malt and I would definitely say they're no substitute for LIDGE, all of them are great and unique fragrances in their own right.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I'm sure they are, I was just being facetious :laugh::p
  11. Re: The reason for the sticky: men don't wear fragrance for themselves but to catch gurls

    Yes , leeching , flat-earth theory, and many other inaccurate “scientific” concepts were accepted at one point in history. The point you failed to notice is that upon their initial acceptance there...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I'm starting to think these guys say the things they do in order to purposely troll the fragrance community. :lolk::p
  13. Re: The reason for the sticky: men don't wear fragrance for themselves but to catch gurls

    No offense taken, even though I'm not in any way formally associated with the field of psychology.

    First off , As far as the “ reducing attraction to scent is ludicrous “ statement. I don’t...
  14. Re: The reason for the sticky: men don't wear fragrance for themselves but to catch gurls

    but the article isn't written by a AskMen writer, so I'm failing to understand how your criticism of the site in general is directly relevant to this particular information that's presented through...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Yea that Fragrance Bros review threw me through a real loop , they stated the complete opposite of alot of points in all the other reviews like saying

    -more noticeable tar note
    -less (or...
  16. Re: How Scent Affects Attraction ?? One of The Most Important Factors ??

    I understand your generalizations of the social sciences and psychology, but do you at least recognize that she actually ran a hypothesis through the scientific method and consolidated a good amount...
  17. Re: How Scent Affects Attraction ?? One of The Most Important Factors ??

    but the woman who did the article and lent her research and expertise to askmen isn't just some regular askmen editor.



    and she's even shared this research in her book which she wrote before...
  18. Re: The reason for the sticky: men don't wear fragrance for themselves but to catch gurls

    I created a thread with some articles that might just shake up this conversation a bit more and maybe even take it to the next level

    ...
  19. How Scent Affects Attraction ?? One of The Most Important Factors ??

    My BaseNotes Brethren :vrolijk_26:

    I came across these two interesting articles about how scent substantially affects attraction (primarily for females). The article even states that scent (for...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I wonder how long it will take for this to sell out from the Mugler store.
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    Re: A*Men - Who can pull it off?

    If you're gonna wear it in the summer just go for one spray on the neck. Ask an honest opinion of those close to you if it's too strong. If so then just go for one spray on your chest under your...
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    Re: Wrist spray Vs Full wearing?

    just off my own observation and logic, I stopped spraying my fragrances on my wrist and switched to the inner elbow area because

    1. I wash my hands multiple times a day and the water and soap are...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    thanks man !

    I might have to invest in this one since I love the original but feel it's only wearable in certain situations. This should be the answer for that right ??

    would you say this one...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    but what about the dry down where the tar note seems to disappear in the original ??

    Is the dry down in Pure Leather very similar and just as good as in the original ??
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    funny thing is I'm in the same boat with you guys , I can hardly smell it on me.


    but with just two sprays , women claim they can smell me coming 20 feet away, and the sillage lingers in the air...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I may be wrong but I think the original is the only one with the tar note ???
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    maybe you might need to give a few more months to oxidize, alot of people on here say that since Creeds are all natural Millesimes that they need to time to come into their fullness, I'm not sure,...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I understand, and I'm not bemused by you simply saying " if you're undecided , try this first " I think that's reasonable advice for ANY fragrance.

    it was just the " if you hate A*Men , you'll...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    The first letter has a smudge,scratch,fade on it, so it's either a 8, a 3, or a B but after that it's 3211P02




    I dont know if I want my GIT 2011 to be anymore potent, maybe you get olfactory...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    My 2011 batch is AMAZING.

    Longevity is 12 hours plus easy while maintaining great projection.

    monstrous projection in the first 4-5 hours.

    I've had numerous compliments saying " OMG YOU...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I'm not trying to be smart

    but if someone has made it this far in this thread I think they've heard the common notion by now that this is pretty close to the original A*Men

    it's not much of a...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I'm hearing more patchouli from some, less patchouli from others.

    someone also said that it's the most wearable (safest) out of all the flankers.

    which confuses me, A*men is usually considered...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Wow, you guys are really missing out on a amazing fragrance. I guess skin chemistry does really factor into it.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    :shocked:

    and the confusion begins :-S , some say alot more patchouli some say alot less.

    I think also some have said weak leather note while others have said a prominent one.

    - - - Updated...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I definitely think it's more than just a quick cash out move. A large number of people have loved everything about A*Men original except the incredibly harsh tar note that turns off potential buyers...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    I thought this was what A*Men Original was ??


    anymore chocolate and I dont think it would turn out great, I haven't really heard great things about the fragrances that use alot more chocolate...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    thanks ! , please keep us updated as your opinion progresses with more wears.


    So so far the consensus seems to be

    - no tar note
    -leather note
    -alot more patchouli
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    for those who've already tried it:


    is it more wearable than the original A*Men?? a reasonable everyday winter scent ??

    if someone didn't have A*Men , would you recommend this over it ?? is it...
  39. Re: I use to think Green Irish Tweed was weak...

    same thing here , to my own nose, it seems like GIT has weak projection and longevity, but for some reason I can come around people with it on hours later and they'll pick up from 5 to 7 feet away...
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    Re: Pure Malt Longevity Issues.

    that's what happened with mine, goood to hear !


    Now that you've gotten to a second wear, is the overall scent, projection, and longevity of your new bottle pretty identical to your old bottle ??
  41. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    Wow, that's really surprising

    Havane to me doesn't smell anything like all the typical designer/high school/young fragrances.

    Cloying is also something I can't imagine unless you over apply it....
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    Re: Pure Malt Longevity Issues.

    I got the same alcohol scent, was it just for your first couple sprays though ? or is it still that way for the first few seconds every time you spray it ??
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    Re: Pure Malt Longevity Issues.

    are your old and new bottle identical though in longevity, projection and overall scent ?

    if not, which one lasts longer, projects more, and smells better ? if not the same ?
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    Re: Pure Malt Longevity Issues.

    Okay , so now I know I'm not the only one

    please let us know how it progresses after more sprays and how it eventually compares to your old bottle.
  45. Re: Ranking of the most popular scents on Basenotes

    The only fallacy is that some niche fragrances that are pretty popular on here might not meet the 100 positive review cutoff (Tobacco Vanille for example)


    Though out of the ones that do it's a...
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    Re: Pure Malt in the summer?

    This is how I received it as well. It confused me at first, because at first spray I barely smelled anything but alcohol which made me think something was wrong with my bottle, even when I cut the...
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    Re: Pure Malt in the summer?

    I just wore mine today for the first time, it doesn't seem to have anywhere near the potency/strength/projection of A*Men original.

    to me it actually seems to be around the same potency of Pure...
  48. Re: Has anyone else had this experience with their Thierry Mugler Flask ???

    I got mine from the Mugler website.
  49. Has anyone else had this experience with their Thierry Mugler Flask ???

    I just received my order of Pure Malt in the mail from the Mugler website.

    I opened up the box and the bottle looks a little beat up, like it has markings on the rubber.

    I was thinking that it...
  50. Re: Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    Double Post, How do I delete this ??
  51. Re: Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    that's kind of a horrible analogy since you emphasize aging which means the visual appearance has changed, nothing has changed about the scent of Pure Malt. It's virtually the same thing, people for...
  52. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Malt!!!

    I got an initial order confirmation and order shipped email both within 7 hours of placing my order








    probably cuz demand isn't high enough but I feel they still might bring it back in...
  53. Re: Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    Everyone's saying it was hyped and viewed as "amazing" because it was thought to be a one time limited thing.

    thing is though that people on here as well as pretty much every well known youtube...
  54. Re: Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    so does this mean you consider A*Men original more versatile ?? just curious
  55. Re: Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    I also noticed how the hype and overall sentiment on here about Pure Malt took a sharp nose dive. I mean this use to be the most talked about and coveted fragrance on here. I mean it had it's own...
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    Re: "Winter Fragrances" in the HEAT!!!

    Many people on here say that A*Men is amazing in the summer time (usually one spray to the neck or chest) and that it garners many compliments too.

    I'm very tempted to try it, since it is one of...
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    Poll: Re: A*Men Pure Malt! How many will you buy?

    Thanks man !


    How often do you guys wear Pure Malt ?? Anyone use it as a regular day scent ??
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    Poll: Re: A*Men Pure Malt! How many will you buy?

    A question to those who already have Pure Malt, how long does a bottle last for you ?? and how often do you use it ???
  59. Re: I didn't like Pure Havane. Will I like Pure Malt?

    If you thought the top of Pure Havane was too sweet and cloying chances are you wont like the top of Pure Malt.
  60. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Malt!!!

    How often do you use it ??
  61. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Malt!!!

    The Pure Havane re-release smelled alot different than the original to you ?? it seemed like everyone in the havane thread was saying it was pretty identical.


    Another question for those that...
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    and you dont think that's a close minded way to think ?? you dont believe in tweaking and improvements ?? a practice that pretty much almost everyone in every industry does including the fragrance...
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    most reformulations aren't taken positively because the majority of the time it's a strong fragrance being weakened, you're making it seem like reformulation is always going to be a negative thing. ...
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    everyone's entitled to their opinion, obviously you like the tar note, but even If I were take an objective stance and observe those who both dislike and like it. I would garner the same overall...
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    I wonder why Thierry Mugler has never considered reformulating A*Men without the tar note. It seems to be the most common problem everyone has with it. We should start basenotes petition and send...
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    Re: Pure Malt - don't get the hype !?!

    it just isn't for you, not trying to be smart but there isn't a single fragrance on the face of the earth that doesn't get criticism or is hated and considered repulsive to a certain group.
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed?

    I get good projection and good longevity from GIT, then again they do vary from batch to batch which I also think is ridiculous for the price you pay.
  68. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    great fragrance, I dont understand people who are saying they get nothing but cherry and cherry cough syrup at that. I dont get that at all.

    I get a nice cigar with cherry tobacco dipped in honey...
  69. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I didn't mean around the sprayer, after I took it out from the packaging brand new I smelt the sprayer but I couldn't smell anything, then I cut open the rubber part right around the spray button...
  70. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    I cut the top of the bottle open to improve the sprayer , I can smell the scent now pretty well when I put my nose up to the opening I cut , is that normal ? just making sure my bottle didn't crack...
  71. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    hopefully right after Havane sells out Mugler hits us with the Pure Malt re-release.
  72. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    even I was willing to entertain the speculation vs. rational logic game , this highly unlikely hypothetical situation still wouldn't work.

    1. Like I said when we're discussing an actual and...
  73. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    :huh:

    I really dont know what to say to this one but lemme try


    1. There's no way the official Mugler site could sell a "fake" of it's own fragrance, the only thing you could call it no...
  74. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    For those that have Pure Havane how often do you guys wear it ?? I see alot of positive comments on it since it released but it doesn't seem like a fragrance that it's owners wear often. It's like...
  75. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    it's kinda funny that everyone says the cherry note is so strong when Mugler doesn't even list it in the note line-up on the site. I guess someone who didn't know that much about fragrances would...
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    Poll: Re: Thierry Mugler: Pure Havane is back.

    So has anyone heard anything about a possible Pure Malt re-release in the near future ???
  77. Re: where to buy Green Irish Tweed other than CreedBoutique

    is there a reason why you want a 8.4 oz bottle opposed to buying two 4.1 oz bottles ?? I'm just saying because it would be a whole lot cheaper since there's a few sites where you can get the 4.1 at...
  78. Re: Wearing winter/fall fragrances during warmer months..

    I've heard a good number of people on here claiming to pull off heavier winter/gourmand scents in the summer heat and getting compliments from others.

    It's all about application, something like...
  79. Question About Ordering Fragrances in the Summer

    Is it a good idea to order a fragrance in the warmer months of the year due to the package potentially being exposed to high temperatures ?? I really dont know what the conditions are like in postage...
  80. Re: Summer Gourmand with Pronounced Chocolate Note ??

    Thanks for all the replies !

    I'm gonna try to research everything mentioned, alot of fragrances I didn't even think of so thanks !

    also I dont think anyone answered my 3rd of 4th question. As...
  81. Summer Gourmand with Pronounced Chocolate Note ??

    Just wondering if there any gourmands that work well in the summer that have a prominent chocolate note ???


    Preferably something in the lower price range (below $100) which probably leaves most...
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    Re: What do you get out of L'Instant Extreme?

    this scent is so intoxicating to me

    it's like sitting in a field of flowers on a warm summer day while it's raining chocolate.
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    Re: DHI vs LIDGE

    Has anyone tried to pull off LIDGE in the summer ?? People usually consider it a winter scent but I've seen people on here tell of how they wear typical winter scents like A*Men out in the hot summer...
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    Re: DHI vs LIDGE

    LIDGE only gets 4 hours for you ??? :huh: , I get 8 to 12 and in the winter the scent gets caught on my jacket and lasts for days, projection wise I've had people smell it on me from up to 8 feet...
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    Re: Is this regular Green Irish Tweed?

    Thanks
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    Re: Best winter daytime fragrances

    L'Instant Extreme
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    Re: Is this regular Green Irish Tweed?

    So is it safe to assume that Walgreens is only shipping 2011 batches now ??? Where can you check batch numbers again ???
  88. Re: What do you really think of female compliments?

    just tell him/ask him

    even if it comes off as flirtatious or he perceives it as such I still think it'll be okay

    most men (even married men) aren't "creeped" out by flirting unless it's really...
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    Re: Is this regular Green Irish Tweed?

    This
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    Re: Is this regular Green Irish Tweed?

    You can find the 4.2 oz bottle from credible sites for around the same price.
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    Re: Best Cocoa Drydown...

    I dont know how ppl get poor projection and longevity off L'instant Extreme. It lasts forever on me and latches onto my clothes through airborne transmission. When I wear it in the winter the scent...
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    Re: Intoxicating fragrances in your collection

    L'Instant Extreme ........ straight molests my nostrils as I fall into a euphoric state and catch a sudden urge to want to take a bite out of the bottle.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    This is what I was afraid of, makes me nervous about throwing down money to grab a bottle. It would seem like I would keep having to return and exchange for a new bottle until I got a good one, do...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thanks


    man I want to pull the trigger on a bottle but kinda scarred since it seems the longevity and projection is varying on 2011 bottles ??
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    What year are your batches???
  96. Re: How Come Males are more into Fragrance than Females?

    I agree, gender differences would have to be relative since you're comparing it to the other gender no ??

    as far as the conjuring of scientific evidence, I welcome it, I have the articles and...
  97. Re: How Come Males are more into Fragrance than Females?

    I dont understand what you're trying to imply ??

    either way I'm just repeating factual documented scientific research.
  98. Re: How Come Males are more into Fragrance than Females?

    Societal conditioning definitely has an effect but I think biological nature also has a very significant effect

    Scientifically there’s been consistent research showing the brain (which controls...
  99. Re: How Come Males are more into Fragrance than Females?

    It's a generalization, any and everything that applies to human nature will have an exception, For instance:

    Men in general are attracted to women, is this true ?? Yes, are there exceptions ?? of...
  100. Re: How Come Males are more into Fragrance than Females?

    This right here.

    I think the women's fragrance industry, just like the women's fashion industry is still exponentially larger than the men's, but men have more of a tendency to turn something into...
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